Post Baccalaureate Certification in Design and Making in Education (PBC)
The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Design and Making in Education (PBC) is designed to provide informal or formal educators with the conceptual and theoretical tools to implement Making and design-based activities that focus on equitable access and use of Makerspaces.
Successful completion of this program culminates in a license, not a degree.
Lead Teacher, STEM Coordinator, Librarian, After School Coordinator, Curriculum Specialist
Librarians, secondary teachers, elementary teachers, art teachers, science teachers, technology teachers, museum educators, after school educators
Upon completion of this degree, graduates may be eligible for various positions in their school districts like curriculum specialists, curriculum facilitators, STEM coordinators, and other leadership roles at their school sites.
The program integrates research on equity and social justice education within the context of Makerspaces to support practitioners to integrate making and design into their instruction and professional practice. The certificate program focuses on best practices in the set up and organization of Makerspaces, as well as the design of learning activities to support making and design in educational settings.
Program of Study
Total hours: 12
- TED 646: Introduction to Equity Education
- TED 647: Teaching and Learning in Makerspaces
- TED 648: Design-based Action Research in Education
Choose one of the following:
- TED 623: Environmental Education
- TED 619: Literacy and Technology
- TED 667: Technology in Mathematics Education
- TED 618: Teaching English as a Second Language
Minimum Program Requirements