Our independent study self paced format allows working teachers to take graduate courses any time of year without time restraints, traveling, or tech hassles. Welcome to the Teacher's Learning Center independent study graduate courses program. TLC is an affiliate of North Dakota State University extended studies program and has been teaching these teacher professional development courses for 8 years (previously with Colorado State University at Pueblo). The TLC program is designed for K-12 teachers and educators who need, or are seeking license renewal and/or pay scale increases for their professional development.
3 Semester Credits=$365 (one
split payment option of two payments of $182**)
2 Semester Credits=$265 (one
split payment option of two payments of $132**)
1 Semester Credit=$165(one
split payment option of two payments of $82**)
accredited through: North Dakota State University
Advantages of the TLC Program
Graduate Courses For Teachers
Start anytime during the year at your convenience. Courses can be taken year round.
- Courses can be completed as fast as necessary or can be done over time (within one year).
Freedom and control over your schedule
- No Online courses with technology problems or difficult meeting times.
No driving and travel time to class locations and no child care needed.
Enjoy the comfort of study without having to read course content from a computer screen.
Great reading for enjoyment and learning - while traveling, on vacation, or anytime.
Keep your weekends free. No summer vacation interruptions for class attendance.
- Great course titles and topics for professional development, portfolios, and transcripts.
Low cost for working teachers, practical and relevant topics for the class room
Accredited nation-wide, all districts. Pay increases and license renewal
Do not wait until your license is about to expire or the pay increase due date
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