Based on Research, Grounded in Reality
What began with one groundbreaking guide on managing behavior in the classroom has expanded into a trusted and highly respected portfolio of graduate-level courses focused on the professional development of teachers.
For more than 35 years, Canter has been teaching professional development and has helped over 300,000 teachers grow in their skills and instruction—inspiring themselves and their students. Teachers know they can turn to us to connect with national educational experts and master teachers, cutting-edge research, and practical strategies that work in a variety of classrooms.
The Canter Curriculum
Providing Innovative Course Formats
Canter has partnered with educational publisher Jossey-Bass to develop Read4Credit™ courses. In these innovative, self-paced courses, educators can read critically acclaimed books on some of today’s most relevant topics in education—and earn graduate credit in the process.
Meeting the Challenges of Today's LearnersCanter has built our reputation on listening to the needs of teachers. As a result, courses are designed to address the most critical issues in teaching today, including:
Bridging Theory with PracticeCanter courses are designed to take research-based theories and concepts and translate them into practical strategies and techniques. You can then apply these to a variety of teaching situations.
Modeling Best PracticesTo help reinforce course concepts, Canter curriculum is infused with video of master teachers modeling strategies in real classroom situations. You’ll have a front-row seat to successful classrooms across the nation, representing different grade levels as well as diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
Using the Classroom as LaboratoryCanter courses are distinguished by an emphasis on practical application and a focus on the professional development of teachers. As a Canter student, you’ll be encouraged to apply what you learn immediately in your classroom. You’ll even adapt techniques to meet the unique needs of your students.
Canter offers a wealth of professional development classes for teachers. Find the Canter course that’s right for you. View courses.