The PK-12 Online Instruction Endorsement
The PA Department of Education recently released a set of guidelines based on the iNACOL (International Association for K-12 Online Learning) standards for quality online teaching in which higher learning institutions can apply to provide to their candidates. Saint Vincent College is one of the first institutions of higher learning in the State to be approved to offer this endorsement program. The program provides the training to effectively teach online using Google, multiple learning management platforms, Zoom and other synchronous tools, asynchronous techniques, interactives, module-based designs, and much more. This certification will be versatile for current trends in online learning used in today's and tomorrow's classrooms.
What Can I Do with a Certification in Online Instruction Endorsement?
Having an endorsement in online instruction will provide opportunities for advancement in online learning, training and technology leadership within academic settings from preschool to higher education. The Saint Vincent program is unique in that it incorporates technologies and skills that are transferrable to any future setting. Beyond the desktop and mobile device delivery, the education department also trains candidates in makerspace learning, telepresence robotics, and more. This certification will prepare you for teaching using face-to-face, synchronous, asynchronous, blended/hybrid, and hyflex.