Professional Growth and Enrichment

Teacher Education

WCU offers several online courses for teacher training and continuing education credit. These courses are offered in partnership with Ed2Go as well as with Western's faculty.

Faculty-led Online Professional Development

Professional Development for Lateral Entry Teachers

Mentor Training

Featured Ed2Go short courses:

See more online classes

Graduate Programs

Western Carolina University's graduate program in Special Education offers teachers an opportunity to earn a professional development certificate in three critical skill areas:

  • Creativity and Differentiation
  • Response to Intervention for Social and Emotional Behavior
  • Collaboration with Families and Professionals


Special Education Professional Development Certificate

Special Education Programs

Please contact Western's Center for the Support of Beginning Teachers for information regarding support for new teachers.

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