Summer 2013 at Wheelock College
Each summer, Wheelock College offers a variety of undergraduate courses, professional development institutes, graduate courses, conferences, and workshops to help you get ahead in your education or career. Click on each category for details about the programs being offered this summer and how you can sign up.
Looking to fulfill your requirements or pick up extra credits during your summer semester? Wheelock offers a variety of undergraduate courses from May through August that can be taken for credit or as non-credit professional development opportunities. Courses are specially priced and taught on our Boston campus just steps away from the Green Line subway. Get a taste of Wheelock in an intensive, six-week course.
Wheelock's Professional Development Institutes are intensive, short-term learning opportunities that can enhance your career. You can also fulfill your employer's professional development requirements while earning continuing education units (CEUs), professional development points (PDPs), graduate credit, or undergraduate credit. These programs are designed for nonprofit leaders, school principals, teachers, early childhood and other education professionals, social workers, child life specialists, and others who want the best for children and families.
Choose from our wide variety of course topics and expertise areas that suit your professional aims. Visiting/non-matriculated students can take up to two Graduate Courses that can then be counted for credit toward your degree if you decide to apply as a full-time student.
Conferences and Workshops
Wheelock conferences are energizing events where you can learn from experts and engage with your peers in the up-and-coming theories and practices of a particular field. Some also offer continuing education units (CEUs) or professional development points (PDPs). Wheelock is hosting two timely conferences this summer:
Global Challenges and Opportunities Facing Children, Youth, and Families
June 19-22, 2013
Addressing three interwoven strands of importance to the global community: education, health, and human rights, the conference is attracting advocates, educators, political leaders, and the heads of nonprofits and NGOs from around the world both as speakers and attendees. Conference participants will engage with others compelled to take action and gain an understanding of the practices and policies with the greatest impact on children, youth, and families worldwide.
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Solving the Autism Puzzle: A Conference for Educators, Social Service Providers, Faculty, Parents, and Caregivers
** Conference Rescheduled to Fall 2013: Date TBA **
Designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to support the learning and lifelong growth of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, this conference will present current education trends and theory, diagnostic updates, medical/genetic/physiological information, resources and materials, and best practices.
Building Literacy Through Story, Art, and Extension Activities Workshop
July 12-13, 2013
Explore the basic concepts and importance of early literacy, and learn how literacy can be supported through creative, interactive programming. Designed for teachers, early childhood professionals, parents and students.
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