EdPolicy Leaders Online is an initiative by the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) offering free, self-paced online courses designed for policymakers and open to the public.
EdPolicy Leaders Online offers you the opportunity to dive deeper into education issues and earn a credential that recognizes your effort. You will have the chance to learn from national experts as well as peers who are struggling with the same challenges you face. The courses are self-paced to accommodate your busy schedules and the demands on your time.
You will earn both a digital badge and will be mailed a certificate of completion signed by notable course presenters and board members for each course you complete
The courses provide policymakers, leaders, and staff with a robust overview of current education policy issues and trends. All courses focus on timely issues being debated across the country. Participants will have the chance to learn from experts and leaders from the field to better prepare them for advancing education reform.
The courses are designed with policymakers, leaders and staff in mind however, anyone can enroll and participate.
Absolutely not. There is something for everyone in this course, whether novice or expert.
Don’t worry; all courses are designed with busy professionals in mind. The courses are designed so each module takes no more than an hour to complete (each course has 5-6 modules). Even better, these are self-paced courses so you can finish them at your own pace.
There is not an application process, quickly enroll and get started when courses are available.
Enrollment is completely free. Really!
Enrollment is simple and just a couple clicks away! To register click on the “enroll now” button and if you do not currently have a Canvas Network account you will be walked through the steps to create one.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a topic suggestion for future courses.
Course completion is based on watching the required videos, reading the accompanying course materials and taking a short assessment at the end of each module.
All courses are ADA compliant.
These courses are managed by ExcelinEd and content is developed in collaboration with a number of partners. Contact email@example.com if you need assistance or have questions.
The courses are offered on Canvas Network, which is developed and supported by Instructure, a technology company that partners with educators, institutions, and technologists to break down barriers to learning.
You can access the course content via a computer, laptop, and/or mobile devices (e.g., iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets, etc.). For mobile devices, go to the apps store (Apple or Android) to download Canvas apps.
Learn about how PISA and the OECD Test for Schools (based on PISA) data can be used to improve U.S. education.
This course will provide participants with the tools and resources necessary to develop and implement a Comprehensive K-3 Reading Policy.
Learn about the value data brings to improve education and evaluate recommendations for addressing privacy concerns while promoting effective data use.
Win the education reform conversation by building your communications skills related to media relations, targeted messaging, and the use of social media.
Tell us how you have been impacted by education reform! Send your video or written message:EdPolicyOnline@ExcelinEd.org