Professional and Continuing Education

Courses offered through the School of Liberal Arts and Education and Professional Development Division will enable participants to earn graduate credit in the form of Extension Semester Units (ESU) or Continuing Education Units (CEU). These credits are generally used by participants to satisfy certification or professional development requirements for salary advancement*

Types of Credit

Extension Semester Units—usually associated with courses taken to attain a form of certification. ESU are characterized by 15 hours of contact time per unit, and are associated with a degree of knowledge assessment and/or skills implementation.

Continuing Education Units—usually associated with courses taken for information and non-mandatory skill building.  CEU are characterized by 10 hours of contact time per unit, and require a minimal amount of knowledge assessment and/or skill implementation.

*Participants are advised to obtain prior employer approval for use in salary advancement.

Educational Affiliates

Excellence in professional and continuing education is often a collaborative effort. Dominican University of California’s School of Liberal Arts and Education is committed to working with community experts to provide quality programming to educators and professionals throughout the Bay Area. The following organizations offer a variety of training and education opportunities designed for teachers throughout the year.

Amelia Rosenman, Senior Associate, Teacher Professional Development; K-12 Partnerships & Coaching

T: 415-379-5869

Emily Courtney, Program Director - Education

T: 415-507-2183

The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning

Christina Murdock, Administrative

Marin County BTSA Induction Program
[email protected]

Pier 15/17, San Francisco, CA 94111

San Francisco International ORFF Course

Doug Goodkin, Course Director
T: 415-564-1597

Kit Cressaty Abele, Registrar
T: 408-568-2801