Teacher Education Fall Workshops

Friends University Graduate Workshops is pleased to release the fall 2013 brochure for teachers! This online brochure contains graduate workshop topics in all subjects and levels for teachers who are seeking credits for re-licensure and salary movement purposes. Classes are offered face to face, blended (one-time class meeting), and completely online, with one- and two-credit options. You will notice that we have expanded our online offerings, as requested by educators, to better meet busy schedules. 

To view our workshops, you may scroll down or use the alphabetized drop down menu. Once you have chosen your workshop(s), you may pre-register and pay online, contact us by phone with payment, or mail your pre-registration form along with a check. We shall send a confirmation email that verifies received payment and pre-registration details upon receipt.

We look forward to hearing from you,
Graduate Workshops Staff

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1. Discovering Your Family History - CANCELED
Course #: EDUC 5124-02 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Davis Administration Building, 107
Instructor: Judy Welfelt | Grade Levels: ALL
Sept. 20 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Sept. 21 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150 
Enrollment Maximum: 24

Genealogy and Family History are a growing hobby for Americans. Television series such as, “Who Do You Think You Are?” have sparked interest in digging for our roots. Use the interest students naturally have for their own family’s stories to encourage an interest in history, in general. This workshop will demonstrate research techniques available for students of all ages to discover individual family stories. A $3 materials fee will be due to the instructor on the first day of the workshop.


2. NEW! Easy Monotype Printmaking - CANCELED
Course #: ART 2266-01 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Garvey Art Center, 117
Instructor: Aaron Krone | Grade Levels: 2-12
Sept. 20 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Sept. 21 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 18

Monotype is a form of traditional fine art printmaking that is easy to learn and does not need to be complicated or involve special equipment or ink. You can use the paint you usually work with whether acrylic, oils, or watercolor and paper. In this workshop you will be able to explore different media to make these unique, one-of-a-kind prints. Supplies to bring: your choice of paints (acrylic, oil, watercolor, oil sticks, water based block printing ink) or try all of them if you have them available (colors: minimum of red, blue, yellow, white, black); paper- sketch book quality to expensive watercolor paper-- your choice; brushes to apply the paint; paper towels for clean-up. Participants will be charged a $5 fee for a piece of prepared plexiglass 9”x12”. You may bring larger pieces if you choose to.


3. Reignite the FUN: Getting Back to WHY You Became a Teacher 
Course #: EDUC 5117-02 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Davis Administration Building, 114  
Instructors: Liz Roberts & Christopher Christian | Grade Levels: ALL
Sept. 20 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Sept. 21 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 24

Have you lost the “fun” in the fundamentals of teaching? Still searching for methods to highly motivate your students through more than just content? Are you looking for a way to increase relationships, rigor, and the relevance of events within your classroom? If yes was your response, then come to this workshop! Our goal is to reignite the passion within you as an educator.  We will revisit motivational ways of instruction and learning through activities and assignments that are practical and easy to adapt to any curriculum.  Focus will be on providing a safe and cooperative environment to ensure educational success. Passionate teaching, motivational lessons, and a positive environment can become a reality within your own classroom. Join us! If you have a laptop, feel free to bring it!


4. Teaching Evolution in the Kansas Classroom - CANCELED 
Course #: SCIE 2014-02 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | William Penn Science Hall, 127  
Instructor: Alan Maccarone | Grade Levels: 6-12
Sept. 20 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Sept. 21 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 15

Where do you stand on the teeter-totter of teaching evolution in the Kansas classroom? Perhaps you feel unsure of an approach, explanations, and an adequate working knowledge. State science standards continue to change, intimidating factors continue to develop, and yet you are required to offer a unit or course in Evolution. This two-day graduate workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the science of evolution, present the evidence upon which the Theory of Evolution is based, and provide you with the tools necessary to respond to opponents of teaching evolution in Kansas classrooms.


5. Integrating Technology with Research-Based Strategies - CANCELED
Course #: EDUC 5115-02 | 2 credits
Delivery: ONLINE | Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Lori Gunzelman | Grade Levels: ALL
Sept. 23-Oct. 28 | Tuition: $360
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 16

You’ve heard about the research on instructional strategies and all of the latest technology—come sample a smorgasbord of both! Utilizing the book Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works as a springboard, participants will gain knowledge about effective teaching strategies. We will also investigate tools & resources for integrating a variety of technology options into a classroom for use by both teacher and student. Participants will have the flexibility to explore and develop plans for the technology tools or resources that they have in their home district. A $60 technology fee is included in the total fee of the workshop.  Participants will need to obtain a copy of the book Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works (2nd edition, Kuhn et al, ISBN: 978-1-1466-1430-2). Students may purchase workshop textbooks through the Bookstore, located in the lower level of the Casado Campus Center in Wichita, Kansas. Bookstore information may be found at www.friends.edu/buy-friends-items, or call 316-295-5869 or 800-794-6945 ext 5869. Students who already possess a copy of the required textbook may use their copy for the workshop. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


6. Introduction to Project-Based Learning - Enrollment Closed
Course #: EDUC 5067-04 | 1 credit
Delivery: ONLINE | Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Patricia Jordan | Grade Levels: ALL
Sept. 25-Oct. 16 | Tuition: $180
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 18

(Formerly “Making Project-Based Learning Work”) Participants will be exposed to the effective components of project-based learning and supporting research.  Information and examples of how to adapt teaching activities for the learning style and level of individual students will be provided. Participants will gain knowledge in writing lesson plans for PBLs, and in awareness of incorporating activities for immediate use within classrooms. A $30 technology fee is included in the total fee of the workshop. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


7. Getting Along with Students and Adults in Education - CANCELED
Course #: EDUC 4985-05 | 1 credit
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 6
Instructor: Susan Perkins | Grade Level: ALL
Sept. 28 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 20

Have you learned one of the most important aspects of education? It probably isn’t what you imagine it to be, nor have you received instruction or training about it. Relationships!  It is all about effective and healthy relationships! This workshop will focus on communication and conflict-resolution skills to support a more active, rewarding, and positive environment, allowing students to better focus on learning. Various methods of interaction will be explored such as providing needed tools to deal with classroom situations, communication techniques to use with parents, and positive interaction with colleagues.  Isn’t it time to place relationships at the top of your list? This course is a blended class; participants will meet on-site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will be completed online. Course ends October 12. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


8. Publisher™ Projects in the Classroom 
Course #: ITEC 2919-04 | 2 credits
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 2
Instructor: Rachel Nally | Grade Level: ALL
Sept. 28 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $300
Enrollment Max: 18 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 20

Discover new ways to use Microsoft Publisher™ templates. We will spend time exploring the following templates: business cards, postcards, certificates (award & gift), flyers, calendars, newsletters, brochures, posters, and others. No more fumbling around trying to figure out how to do that next publishing project! This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will be completed online. Course end date is October 26. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


9. NEW! LiveBinders, Your Online Filing Cabinet
Course #: EDUC 5164-01 | 1 credit
Delivery: ONLINE | Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Patricia Jordan | Grade Levels: ALL
Sept. 28-Oct. 21 | Tuition: $180
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 20

Learn how to organize all of your teaching documents, presentations, links, videos, images, etc. into one location accessible from any computer anywhere in the world. LiveBinders will allow you to collect and store all of these materials using cloud technology, allowing the option to make your individual LiveBinders public or private. Open up new opportunities for sharing, collaborating, and organizing. This is an easy way for anyone to organize their documents and online resources. Join us to learn about this productive tool. A $30 technology fee has been included in the price of the workshop. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


10. NEW! Literature Circles
Course #: EDUC 5165-01 | 1 credit
Delivery: ONLINE | Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Patricia Jordan | Grade Levels: 4-12
Oct. 3-Oct. 24 | Tuition: $180
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 26

Participants will discover how to set up and use the instructional strategy of literature circles. Students will be engaged in critical thinking, one important element of CCSS, and reflection as they read and discuss books. Students reflect on their own interpretation of the book, developing deeper meaning as they collaborate with other students. A $30 technology fee has been included in the price of the workshop. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


11. The Organized Teacher
Course #: EDUC 2630-39 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Topeka | 2820 S.W. Mission Woods Dr., Topeka, KS 66614
Instructor: Ruth Dey | Grade Levels: ALL
Oct. 4 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Oct. 5 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 20 

“Organization.” Does that word make you shudder in fear? Well, good organizational skills help eliminate stress, in both home and classroom. Organized information is easier to register and recall, while brain-organization techniques enable you to reach every learner. You will receive a valuable collection of reproducible classroom forms and sheets, ideas, and techniques enabling you to organize your room, papers, and LIFE.


12. Stress Management for Teachers
Course #: EDUC 797-24 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Topeka | 2820 S.W. Mission Woods Dr., Topeka, KS 66614
Instructor: Ruth Dey | Grade Levels: ALL
Oct. 11 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Oct. 12 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 20 

When meeting the stressful, day-to-day demands of other people, teachers tend to disregard their own needs. The goal of this workshop is to introduce effective stress reduction and stress elimination techniques which can be used both personally and in the classroom. Take a little time for yourself and enroll in this workshop!


13. Common Core Math: Engage Your Students with Hands-On Activities! 
Course #: MATH 2594-02 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, 100
Instructor: Diamond Gulick | Grade Levels: 6-12
Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 24 

Are you looking for creative ways to teach math, keep students engaged, and foster the love of learning? We will incorporate activities that include flipping frogs, rolling pigs, bear hunting, building geometric mobiles, and flying paper airplanes. You will gain and develop a basic understanding of statistics to meet the needs of the new common core statistics standards for grade 6 – 12. We will integrate technology into various projects—creating online posters to creatively display students’ mastery of the concepts, as well as developing rubrics to assess the students’ mastery levels. Participants will leave the workshop with a toolbox full of complete hands-on lessons! Please bring a flash drive to save projects, ideas, and rubrics.


14. Get Caught in the Web: Websites in the Classroom
Course #: EDUC 5070-04 | 2 credits
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 3
Instructor: Rachel Nally | Grade Level: ALL
Oct. 12 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $300
Enrollment Max: 18 | Enrollment Deadline: Oct. 4

So long pencil and paper; start using exciting websites in your classroom! We will look at comic strip creators, word clouds, trading card creators, presentation websites, and additional websites that benefit both teacher and student. Exciting ways to inject new life into your classroom projects will be demonstrated! This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will be completed online. Course end date is November 9. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


15. NEW! Putting Everything into Perspective
Course #: ART 2265-01 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Garvey Art Center, 117
Instructor: Aaron Krone | Grade Levels: 4-12
Oct. 18 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Oct. 19 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 18

Even if you’ve studied drawing perspective in the past, it’s a skill that often needs refreshing. Skills required to render realistic three-dimensional drawings using the skills of sighting and the rules of perspective that have been handed down to us from the masters of art will be reviewed. If you teach drawing to students, you’ll be able to help them when a distant object doesn’t look so distant, their figures look out of proportion, or a building looks like it is sliding off the page. In the last part of the workshop, you apply the skills you have learned to an individual project. Supplies to bring: drawing pencils (HB, B2, B6); kneaded, plastic, or vinyl eraser; drawing paper for pencil or pen (paper size anywhere from 9”x12” to 11”x 7”); OPTIONAL: colored media (final project may be executed in watercolor &/or markers &/or colored pencils, etc. participants’ choice) and paper suitable for colored medium chosen (participants’ choice; no smaller than 9”x12”).


16. Instructional Strategies that Work for All Disciplines - CANCELED
Course #: EDUC 4070-18 | 2 credits
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Davis Administration Building, 111
Instructor: Rebecca Racunas & Jan Worley | Grade Levels: ALL
Oct. 18, 19, 25, and 26 | Fridays 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Tuition: $300
Enrollment Maximum: 20

Teachers will learn practical application of a variety of research-based instructional strategies. All strategies will have “hands on” and/or cooperative learning activities for teachers to apply in the classroom. An $8 materials fee will be due to the instructor on the first day of the workshop.


17. Why Do They Do That?
Course #: EDUC 4984-03 | 1 credit
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 6
Instructor: Susan Perkins | Grade Level: ALL
Oct. 19 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Oct. 11

Have you noticed that behavior concerns in education continue to increase in frequency and intensity, interfering with learning? Understanding why students act out and adults’ responses to their behavior can improve the learning environment. In this workshop, various behaviors and emotions exhibited by students and potential causes and triggers will be discussed. Effective ways to work with all students in the classroom, providing a positive environment for students, and behavior management for the individual and the classroom will be discussed and developed. Participants will be guided to create a variety of tools to help students and adults display more positive behaviors in the classroom. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on-site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will be completed online. Course ends November 2. Additional computer requirements may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


18. Creating the Online Learning Experience
Course #: ITEC 2922-02 | 2 credits
Delivery: ONLINE | Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Linda Merillat | Grade Levels: ALL
Oct. 21-Dec. 6 | Tuition: $360
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Oct. 14

Do you want to create an online learning experience, but need help getting started? This online workshop will provide you with a framework for organizing your effort, strategies for connecting and communicating with your students, and skills for creating a dynamic and engaging experience for your students. The expertise learned can be applied to hybrid, fully online, or flipped classes. The learning management system used will be Moodle. A $60 technology fee is included in the total fee of the workshop. Computer system requirements for Moodle may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


19. The Organized Teacher 
Course #: EDUC 2630-38 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Lenexa | 8207 Melrose Dr. Suite 200, Lenexa, KS 66214
Instructor: Ruth Dey | Grade Levels: ALL
Oct. 25 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Oct. 26 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 20

“Organization.” Does that word make you shudder in fear? Well, good organizational skills help eliminate stress, in both home and classroom. Organized information is easier to register and recall, while brain-organization techniques enable you to reach every learner. You will receive a valuable collection of reproducible classroom forms and sheets, ideas, and techniques enabling you to organize your room, papers, and LIFE.


20. Using Excel™ for EXCEL-lent Results in the Classroom
Course #: ITEC 2920-02 | 2 credits
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 3
Instructor: Rachel Nally | Grade Level: ALL
Oct. 26 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $300
Enrollment Max: 18 | Enrollment Deadline: Oct. 18

Learn the basic elements of Excel™ spreadsheets, how to manipulate data, and ideas for using spreadsheets in content areas to make your classroom life easier! Participants will learn the necessary skills to create Excel™ worksheets that include titles, columns, rows, simple formulas, and other basics. Excel™ can be used in hundreds of ways in the classroom, from data analysis to interactive student projects! This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will need to be completed. Course end date is November 30. Additional computer requirements may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


21. NEW! ESL Strategies 
Course #: EDUC 5163-01 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, 100
Instructor: Maejean Hammar | Grade Levels: ALL
Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 24

Do you teach ESL students, but you are not ESL endorsed? Would you like to learn strategies to help you instruct your ESL students better? Then this is the class for you! Come prepared to learn how to instruct ESL students with research proven techniques. A $5 materials fee will be due to the instructor on the first day of the workshop.


22. Making Learning Last… Using Brain Research in the Classroom
Course #: EDUC 5065-04 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Davis Administration Building, 301
Instructor: Lori Gunzelman | Grade Levels: ALL
Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 24

Do you sometimes “teach” a lesson but your students don’t retain the information in the long-term? Are you looking for ways to engage your students and to make your classroom a more dynamic learning environment? Do you find yourself stuck in a “teaching rut” and are ready for some new ideas? If so, come learn about what brain researchers have discovered that teachers can immediately put to use in their classroom to help students retain information, create a dynamic learning environment, and motivate yourself at the same time! Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop to class and will be asked to share ideas for implementing brain-based strategies during the second class session.


23. iPad + More in Schools
Course #: ITEC 2915-04 | 1 credit
Delivery: On-ground | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, 203
Instructor: Tim Bumgarner | Grade Levels: ALL
Nov. 8 (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) and Nov. 9 (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Maximum: 18

New to iPads or just looking for more ways to incorporate them into the classroom? We will go over the basics of the iPad and other technology, along with ways of using them in the school setting. Participants will have a chance to become more familiar with technologies and programs available for education. Bring your latest tech device (iPhone, iTouch, etc.) and we will explore its use.


24. Hot Topics in Education - CANCELED
Course #: EDUC 5122-02 | 1 credit
Delivery: Blended | Location: Wichita | Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, Lab 6
Instructor: Susan Perkins | Grade Level: ALL
Nov. 9 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) | Tuition: $150
Enrollment Max: 24 | Enrollment Deadline: Nov. 1

The world of education is constantly becoming more efficient and successful for students. As educators, it is important to be aware of the new and continuing issues in education and how they affect the classroom and students. This workshop will look at and discuss the impact of various hot topics in education on students – from technology, safety and security, teacher evaluations, common core state standards and assessments, and other issues. Participants will actively research, discuss, utilize resources, and create action plans in order to continue to provide effective instruction. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on-site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Weekly assignments will be completed online. Course ends November 23. Additional computer requirements may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.


Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Ready to be noticed?

Earning a MAT degree from Friends University is designed for licensed teachers who are ready to take the next step in advancing their career. Teachers will exit the program with maximized classroom and leadership skills, thus providing you with the opportunity for job security, increased salary and benefits, and leadership positions within your district. Your students will immediately benefit from the advanced teaching skills you have acquired. This 18-month, 30-credit hour program is taught by experienced, passionate faculty who are committed to your future. Most students qualify for enough financial aid to cover the entire cost of the program. Enrollment occurs in the fall and spring.

For more information contact: Patty Gingrich at 316-295-5693 or 1-800-794-6945 ext. 5693 or inquire by email at pattyg@friends.edu.


London 2014 Teacher Workshop

Friends University will be offering a one credit Teacher Workshop from January through July 2014 with travel to London, England, June 18-29, 2014. Opportunities abound to improve your knowledge in art, culture, history, music, theatre and literature through first hand encounters with actual artifacts. Information and enrollment meeting January 12, 2 p.m. in Davis Hall 107 on the Friends Wichita campus. 

For more information contact Dona Gibson, dgibson@friends.edu.


Jon Maska

Jon is offering online graduate classes for license renewal and salary movement.
No difficult meeting times! No traveling to class locations! No need to find childcare! Meaningful online classes for all teachers K-12. Visit www.workshopswithjon.com or email us at jonmaska@hotmail.com.


Davis LaughlinEdWksps_Instructor_DavisLaughlin

Essential Keys to Influential Teaching
2 credits | Grade Levels: ALL
Delivery: Blended | Oct. 5 
This workshop will focus on research-based keys to powerful teaching along with strategies that need to be in every teacher’s toolbox. Through original songs, workshop discussions, practical assignments, helpful tips and lots of fun, teachers will rediscover their passion and purpose as an educator. Your time in this workshop may just be the turning point in your career. Expect to laugh, vent, think, and be challenged.

Upgrade Your Teacher Toolkit  
2 credits | Grade Levels: ALL
Delivery: Blended | Oct. 12 
Feeling stuck in an educational rut? Getting tired of your own teaching? Join us for an exciting look at some of the most current educational trends and research-based best practices. Starting with a look back at the historical purposes for education workshop participants will follow the path of modern education, debunk some of the more damaging teaching myths, and discover fresh ideas and strategies that will increase the achievement levels of their students. Expect to hear songs and stories, enjoy sharing with other educators, and relish thinking deeply about your career.

To enroll for either of these workshops, contact Davis at 316-778-1432 or email: dlaughlin57@cs.com. Website: www.teachingeffectivelyandlovingit.com.


Friends University is a comprehensive, private university offering liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Founded in 1898, today Friends has a combined undergraduate and graduate population of approximately 2,800 students. In addition to the main campus in Wichita, Friends maintains education centers in Topeka and Lenexa and offers selected programs online.

The Teacher Education Unit at Friends University is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone: 202-466-7496. This accreditation includes the undergraduate and graduate levels of professional education programs offered at the institution. In addition, the education programs at Friends University are also approved by the Kansas State Department of Education.

Friends University does not discriminate against academically qualified students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213, 316-295-5000. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604; www.ncahlc.org; 1-800-621-7440.


WORKSHOP REGISTRATION INFORMATION
FRIENDS UNIVERSITY All workshops are offered for graduate-level credit and available to licensed educators. These workshops are recommended for re-licensure, along with post-graduate and professional development purposes. To register:

Complete the pre-registration form. Payment must be received to hold your spot. Make checks payable to Friends University or call 316-295-5516 to have charges made to your Visa, MasterCard or Discover account. To pay online, go to friends.edu/pay-online and click on e-market. Follow instructions under Teacher Education Workshops. Print out the final page with the transaction number and bring it to the first day of class.

Tuition is $150 per credit hour. All online classes include an additional $30 per credit hour technology fee in the tuition price. 

For online or blended courses, additional computer requirements may be found at friends.edu/frequently-asked-questions-2.

No pre-registrations will be taken the first day of the workshop. All pre-registration must be completed prior to the start of the workshop.

An email reminder will be sent the week before the start of the workshop.

No refunds will be issued beginning one week prior to the workshop start date. A $25 cancellation fee per credit hour will be assessed on all refunds requested. If the minimum number of participants do not enroll, the workshop will be cancelled, whereupon you will be notified and a full refund will be given. No transfers will be given on the beginning day of the workshop.

All workshops will be letter-graded. As a result, projects/assignments will be assessed. Unofficial grade letters will be mailed out from the Registrar after the grades have been posted to your transcript. Transcripts: To request transcripts of coursework from Friends University, please call 316-295-5400 or 800-794-6945 ext. 5400. Expect grades to be posted three to five weeks after the registration forms are received by the Graduate Workshops Department.

Questions? Just give us a call at 316-295-5516 or 800-794-6945 ext. 5516.
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