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Are you looking for graduate credits for certificate renewal or continuing education credits? Looking to earn your master’s degree or do you want teach Advanced Placement courses? Ohio University Chillicothe offers courses, seminars, and workshops throughout the year to meet these requirements. Check the current or future course offerings for specifics. We can also offer specialty workshops or seminars.

Upcoming Events

Achieving Excellence in the Classroom

PCOE 5900 304 Class # 7085
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson
Friday, July 10, 2020
8:00AM - 5:00PM (ZOOM)

The course contains ideas relevant to seven key empowerment factors that are currently utilized by highly successful teachers. The course also includes information on desirable character traits of excellent teachers. Of equal importance, the course content also reviews powerful instructional strategies, specific approaches to use in developing curriculum and effective ideas on classroom management.  After completion of this course, participants will be able to utilize the seven key empowerment factors of highly successful teachers, identify many of the character traits of highly successful teachers, employ additional instructional strategies, develop new approaches to curriculum design and incorporate effective classroom management techniques.

How to Stay Motivated in the Classroom

PCOE 5900 301; Class # 7081
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson
Friday, July 17, 2020
8:00AM - 5:00PM (ZOOM)

This highly informative, inspirational and intriguing full-day training seminar will enable participants to enhance their professional abilities. Those in attendance will learn seven principles designed for personal empowerment, an action oriented success plan, effective ways to work with others, anger management techniques and strategies, ways to build a dynamic team, improve communications, review tips, strategies and ideas for managing time and focus on the refinement of both success and leadership skills.

Teaching Children who Live in Substance-Affected Families

PCOE 5900 302; Class # 7083
Instructor: Dr. Stacey Adams-Saunders
July 23-30, 2020

During this one credit hour distance learning course, professional educators will develop a comprehensive understanding of the impact of household substance abuse on children in the educational setting. Educators will gain insight into classroom behaviors of children from substance-involved families, identify strategies for supporting these children in their academic success and recognize when the substance abuse has created situations in which abuse or neglect is occurring.

Trauma and Children in Rural Southern Ohio

PCOE 5900 303; Class # 7084
Instructor: Dr. Stacey Adams-Saunders
August 6-13, 2020

During this one credit hour distance learning course, professional educators will develop a comprehensive understanding of how trauma impacts children in the educational setting. Educators will gain insight into unique characteristics of children and families in rural southern Ohio and the adverse childhood experiences these children are likely to have experienced. Participants will identify strategies to incorporate trauma-informed principles into the educational process.

Teaching Poetry to School-Aged Students

PCOE 5900 300; Class # 7080
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson
Friday, August 14, 2020
8:00AM - 5:00PM (ZOOM)

This course was specifically designed to help both high school and college youth to develop a deep appreciation for the beauty, value and life lessons that can be learned through the art and science of poetry.  Instructional personnel who participate in this course will learn creative and thought provoking ways to engage students in writing poetry. Through these creative teaching approaches, students will develop an in depth understanding of the merits of poetry, its usefulness and its various modes of expression. Their exposure to poets who’ve made a significant contribution to the poetry genre will also be enhanced.  Participants will also learn key strategies and ideas on effective ways to assist students in the art of poetic journal writing and developing a poetry portfolio.


To apply: https://www.applyweb.com/ohioug/menu.ftl
All classes are $146 (plus a one-time $35 application fee).


CANCELLED - Advanced Placement Summer Institute 2020

Ohio University Chillicothe will host its 20th annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute July 20 – 23, 2020. The Advanced Placement Summer Institute introduces teaching methods, student exam expectations, and curriculum content needed by teachers of AP® courses for high school students.

2020 Class Offerings:

  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP Statistics
  • AP U.S. Government & Politics
  • AP U.S. History

For more information or to register & pay, please visit: https://eventreg.collegeboard.org/d/myqhq8/


For more information, contact:

Ann Holmes
Administrative Associate
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Bennett Hall Dean's Office
T: 740.774.7239


Joyce Atwood
Director, Resource Development
Technology & Business Development Center 139
T: 740.774.7732