Professional & Continuing Education

 The College of Education’s (COE) Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) department provides equity and access to high quality learning opportunities to non-traditional students. Our courses are designed for busy, adult learners who need evening, weekend, and/or online courses.

We welcome all educators, including educators in Archdioceses, Charter, and Independent Schools.

For Educators 

High-quality professional development opportunities include:

Endorsement Academies: Endorsement academies online allow certified teachers to become endorsed in a variety of high need subject areas.

Professional Learning: If you are looking for Professional Learning opportunities, visit the current available courses on 

Continuing Education: Opportunities for educators to earn Washington state clock hours or post-baccalaureate credits.

Summer Institute: We invite educators from around the country in P-12, higher and post-secondary education and out-of-school community based organizations to apply. Coming in January 2019 


For Students

High-quality learning opportunities include: 

Creating A Successful College Application Campaign: Complimentary webinar covering the most important, seminal and current components involved in successfully applying and being admitted to colleges (Click to download flyer

Summer Institute: Coming in January 2019 


For Partners 

Partnership opportunities include:

Clock and credit hours: Educators may apply to offer Washington state clock hours, post-baccalaureate credits or continuing education units to provide educators with educational workshops, trainings and conferences. 

Endorsement Academies: School districts may partner with the College of Education to develop and offer endorsement academies for their teachers targeted to the needs of the district.

Conferences: Seattle University offers an opportunity to hold workshops and conferences in a unique, full-service location, just minutes from the heart of Seattle.