School of Education teams with Population Education for online professional course

Population Education, a program of Population Connection, has announced the launch of its first online professional development course in partnership with UMKC School of Education Continuing and Professional Education for science and social studies educators in grades 6-12. CEU’s or online graduate credit are available through the UMKC School of Education.


Teachers of Environmentaworld with footprintsl Science, World Geography, Human Geography, Biology/Life Science, World History, or the AP counterparts, will discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population and engage in meaningful dialogue with teachers across the world. Presented topics focus on global development, human quality of life, natural resources, and environmental sustainability.


The eight-week, online professional development course runs October 17-December 16, with enrollment now open.


Gail Luera, associate professor of Education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, is the instructor.  Dr, Luera’s background is in environmental and global studies; she holds her Ph.D. in Environmental Education from the University of Michigan.


The cost is $80.  Additional fees apply for CEU’s or online graduate credit for completing the full eight weeks of class.  Learn more or register today!