Continuing Education for Education

Courses offered through the School of Education and Counseling Psychology's Continuing Education and Professional Development Division will enable participants to earn non-academic 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 Education and Counseling Psychology 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.