Opportunities for Educators

Image of student.Establish or enhance your career as a preschool, elementary, middle, or high school educator. Upgrade your knowlege and skills through various professional development opportunities, including graduate-level courses and short, professional workshops. Courses are offered in a variety of formats.

The Southwestern NH Educational Support Center

provides high quality professional development opportunities for educators. Programsare designed to improve teacher effectiveness by increasing content knowledge, teaching skills, and use of classroom technology. Programs are offered at school locations as well as on the Keene State campus.

Graduate Studies

Continue to work while earning a master's degree, post-master's certificate, or post-baccalaureate certificate from Keene State College, along with recertification or initial certification from the State Department of Education. These classes are currently being offered for Continuing Education students.

Weekend Courses

Most weekend courses are one-credit and provide educators with opportunities for both pedagogy and classroom management instruction.

Semester length courses

Full length courses at the undergraduate or graduate level provide opportunities for in-depth study.


Short, non-credit workshops give you the opportunity to learn new skills quickly.

Distance Learning for Teachers

Our graduate level, credit-based distance learning courses give you the opportunity to advance in your career while setting your own schedule.

On-line Courses

- Non-credit, on-line courses in a variety of topics give you the opportunity to gain skills with the comfort and convenience of internet-based learning.