Continuing Education Courses

Welcome to the registration page for our Spring 2018 courses in Marlboro College's Continuing Education Program (CEP). Taking a class with us is an excellent professional development experience and also an introduction to Marlboro's degree programs.

  • Registration: March 23 - May 4
  • Courses begin: May 11
  • Drop/add deadline: May 20. Our refund policy applies to withdrawals after this date.
  • Trimester ends August 18
  • Tuition: Classes are $500 to audit or $786 per credit. NOTE: Beginning Fall 2018 all Learning Design and Technology courses are 100% online, have no audits, and VT Teachers pay the reimbursement rate for professional development.

Degree program info: Academics section

Questions, contact our graduate admissions office at (888) 258-5665 x505, or graduateadmissions@marlboro.edu.

Business Graduate Courses: ($786 per credit, $500 to audit)

How can mission-driven organizations move from good to great? In this class we will start with Jim Collins classic work Good to Great for the Social Sectors and move from there to consider macro-level frameworks for highly-effective organizations. Topics will include organizational life cycles, becoming a learning organization, and promoting a culture of social innovation. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

This course will cover the basic laws, customs and ethical considerations governing nonprofit organizations. We will study board roles, responsibilities and liabilities; the tax code and associated responsibilities; relevant provisions of employment law; and issues of legal and fraud protection. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

This course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to be a successful communicator in today's global business world. The course draws from research and theories in Collaborative Leadership, Conflict Transformation and Authentic Communication to support relationship and trust building, collaboration, self-awareness, group awareness and appreciation. By the end of the course you will understand different communication models and tools and how to use them effectively in our fast-paced digital world. You will also develop cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and mediation skills. You will be able to more effectively communicate to and engage with stakeholders, lead and facilitate valuable meetings and presentations, develop creative solutions to challenges and maintain healthy mentor relationships. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

Whether you are tasked with facilitating in service of a coalition meeting, team meeting, working group, committee, or cultivating a community, how you authentically step into that role will greatly impact the success of the group. In this course we will become a community of practice that will explore ideas and engage in activities designed to cultivate the awareness, presence, and skills for building vibrant environments that unleash groups collective intelligence and creativity. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

EdTech Courses - MAT: ($786 per credit; $500 to audit)

Intellectual property and copyright issues are covered, with a focus on educational materials. Topics include the latest legislation, guidelines and practices in use by Internet publishers. Current topics such as Creative Commons, file sharing and the effect of the Web on all manner of intellectual property will be studied and discussed. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

How do we facilitate online learning so that students are optimally engaged and learning objectives are being met? Participants will integrate their knowledge of learning theory and instructional design to explore best practices for providing content to students online, engaging them in a vibrant learner-centered community and effectively evaluating their learning. Participants will discuss issues specific to courses that are online-enhanced, blended and fully online. Accessibility and learner support will be emphasized. Participants will utilize Moodle to create a learning module that integrates pedagogy with appropriate technologies to engage students in meeting learning objectives. Facilitating Online Learning (FOL) will itself be facilitated as a workshop where participants will take an active role in teaching each other and introducing topics of interest to the class. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

This fully online course will teach how to begin to effectively use online games and simulations for teaching. Students will explore 3D worlds and become comfortable with their usage as educational tools. We'll explore Second Life and Jokaydia, but will also delve into game simulations like World of Warcraft and MinecraftEdu (a problem-solving creative sandbox world) for their educational uses. Participants will create avatars, connect with online educational communities, and develop strategies for using 3D worlds in their teaching. We'll visit Second Life's famous Virtual Ability Island (VAI) that assists those disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, Downs Syndrome, and emotional trauma. Meeting Times Residencies May 18-20 June 29 - July 1 August 3-5 Residency schedule here: https://tinyurl.com/S18schedule

Professional Development Certificate in Nonprofit Management ($1500; Practicum +$795)

This intensive four-month series offers nonprofit leaders and staff the opportunity to gain and refine the essential skills needed to strengthen their organizations and achieve their missions. The Certificate course provides immediately-applicable training in all the core competencies of nonprofit management. It is intended for people who want to make a serious investment in their not-for-profit careers.

This intensive four-month series offers nonprofit leaders and staff the opportunity to gain and refine the essential skills needed to strengthen their organizations and achieve their missions. The Certificate course provides immediately-applicable training in all the core competencies of nonprofit management. It is intended for people who want to make a serious investment in their not-for-profit careers.

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The tuition cost for regular CEP courses is listed next to the course information above. The withdrawal deadline for individual courses is 11:59 pm on the 10th day of each trimester. If a course is withdrawn from after this date, our refund policy will apply. Our full refund policy can be found in our Student Handbook.

To pay please make a check or money order payable to Marlboro College and send it to:

Marlboro College
PO Box 801
Brattleboro, VT 05302-0801

Alternately, bills will be posted to your online account after the 10th day of the start of the trimester. You will be notified when the online bill is uploaded. Bills are due within 30 days of being posted.

Acknowledgment of Financial Responsibility

I hereby assume full responsibility for payment of my account with Marlboro College. I understand that my payment is late if it is not made within 30 days after it becomes due as indicated on the account statement, and at that time my account is considered outstanding. I also understand that in the event my payment is late, I am responsible for any and all reasonable collection costs incurred to collect said payment, including any interest, late charge, fee, or other expense incidental to the principal obligation, including but not limited to attorney's fees and third-party collection services. I further understand that Marlboro College shall charge interest on any outstanding account balance at the rate of 12%.

Acknowledgment of Receipt of the Student Handbook

I have read and reviewed the text of the Student Handbook and I agree to abide by the policies outlined therein. In particular, I understand my rights under the Federal Education Right to Privacy Act, and I understand that I may ask Marlboro College to modify my directory information preferences. Furthermore, I have read and understand the Marlboro College Tuition Refund Policy as written in the Student Handbook.

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