Public Consulting Group (PCG) Online Courses

Registration

  • Select your Public Consulting Group (PCG) course from the online course listings. You will be directed to the UND/PCG course information page to register.
  • PCG provides access to your course within 24 hours of registration.
  • You will have 4 months from your enrollment date to complete your course. This includes all coursework (learning activities, reflection questions, quizzes) and the test.
  • PCG course descriptions will state if additional course materials/texts are required. If required, PCG supplies course materisl and costs are included in the price.

Grading

PCG online courses have the option of a letter grade or S/U grading.

Withdrawals & Refunds

  • NO REFUNDS are available for these courses.
  • If you do not withdraw or complete the course within the specified time frame, a 'U' or a failing grade (dependent upon the type of grading requested) will be permanently recorded on your transcript

Extensions

No extensions are available for PCG online courses.

Transcripts

Grades for Professional Development Institute courses may take up to 4 weeks from your course completion date to be posted on a University of North Dakota transcript.

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Courses

This course is designed to equip 7-12 teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to help their students grasp language principles and develop the academic language skills they need to reach their highest levels of academic achievement across all grade bands and content areas.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course is designed to equip K-6 teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to help their students grasp language principles and develop the academic language skills they need to reach their highest levels of academic achievement across all grade bands and content areas.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to understand and examine the impact of race on student achievement and the role that racism plays in institutionalized racial disparities. You will learn a practical and accessible protocol that supports participants in challenging their personal beliefs around race. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge, skills, and practical strategies to participate in courageous conversations about race on a daily basis in both personal and professional contexts.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to describe and implement the concept of differentiation as a response to the needs, interests, and abilities of learners by modifying curriculum, instruction, and classroom environment. You will explore how to reconstruct an objective so it is responsive to the needs, interests, and abilities of diverse learners.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of coaching teachers in order to increase the quality of their instruction for improved student academic success.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course prepares K-12 educators with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to support the academic language proficiency and achievement of Standardized English Learners (SELs). The course provides teachers with the tools they need to help Standardized English learners develop academic English and promotes their access to academic content and material in their subject areas. Upon completion of this course, participants will be empowered to engage an increasingly diverse student body more effectively through culturally responsive pedagogy.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course is designed to build the competencies of educators to successfully incorporate the belief systems, effective instructional skills, new models of staffing and service delivery and authentic collaboration into their practice.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

In this course, you will learn skills used to Make Students Thinking Visible (MSTV). You will hear from Jon Saphier, founder and president of Research for Better Teaching, Inc., and Lucy West, Founder of Metamorphosis TLC, on the concepts, embedded values, and operating principles of MSTV. You will explore in depth these principles and practice building a robust talk environment that builds student confidence and extends their capacity to manage discussions. Along the way you will learn about teaching habits that have to change and about the preparation and planning needed to fully integrate MSTV into your classroom.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to support the specific needs of English learners. You will learn to establish a language-rich classroom. You will explore the role of language in literacy development and academic achievement through deconstructing language demands and creating an Academic Language Bank. You will demonstrate pedagogical practices to guide English learners to think about content in critical and creative ways. You will employ multiple strategies for scaffolding thinking and apply knowledge and language about ELs to make informed instructional decisions to enhance learning.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course empowers educators to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student body by cultivating meaningful relationships with students.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.

This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice.


Once access has been granted, you will have 4 months to complete. Refer to PCG's Website.