Course Description


  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Enroll at any time.
  • Completion time frames vary for courses listed, but most take 3 or 4 months to complete.
  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree if registering for credit.

Nearly half of the students in US schools have experienced trauma, violence or chronic stress. In this course, learn about the impact of trauma on the body and mind and how to recognize it in student behavior. Also, learn about trauma sensitive practices in working with students and help connect the dots between mindfulness, compassion and resilience.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Explore current educational research on developing questions linked to curricular outcomes.
  • Evaluate current instructional practices.
  • Develop an understanding of educational taxonomies and their applications in classrooms and instructional planning.

Required Book

The Trauma Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching. Jennings, Patricia A. ISBN 978-0-393-71186-8

Registration Information

Step 1 - Choose your credit type:

a) Graduate-level PDE credit (University of North Dakota) cannot be used for master’s/degree programs of study.

b) The ED 500 course number is for post-baccalaureate non-degree graduate-level professional development credit study at CSU-Pueblo. The 500-course numbers ARE NOT eligible to be used on programs of study.

c) Noncredit/CEUs provide a record of completion (CEA)

Step 2 - Choose appropriate registration button below.

3 Credits



Online Graduate Professional Development &
Continuing Education Credit Courses for Teachers

Cancellation Policy

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail EA at to request to cancel your completed registration.