UMKC School of Education Divison of Continuing and Professional Education, in conjunction with Public Broadcasting Service, is a national graduate credit provider for PBS Teacherline
PBS TeacherLine offers online, high quality, standards-based courses offering teachers and educators flexible and enjoyable professional development opportunities. PBS provides the coursework, we provide the graduate credit, and educators gain practical strategies and resources for the classroom.
PBS Teacherline offers PreK-12 coursework in the following areas:
- Instructional Technology
- Instructional Strategies
- Reading and Language Arts.
There are over 130 courses plus PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection, a professional development tool for instructional coaches. One-, two-, and three-credit hour classes are available for 15-, 30-, and 45-contact hours, respectively. Courses start throughout the calendar year. Check the PBS course catalog for course availability and prices. An additional charge is required for graduate credit (currently $140 per credit hour). For more information, check out the resource links on the right of this page. Once you sign up for the PBS class, you have the option within the class to sign up for credit.
Courses for College Credits*
PBS TeacherLine courses use the following conversions:
- 15-hour PBS = 1 credit
- 30-hour PBS = 2 credits
- 45-hour PBS = 3 credits
*Please note: All PBS courses under 15 hours are not eligible for credit.
Cost = PBS TeacherLine costs + $125 + Online Fee ($15) =$140 per credit (2015-2016)
Please note: No tuition refunds for PBS TeacherLine courses.
To Receive UMKC College Credit:*
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