Course Description


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

Course Material: The following book is required for this course. It must be purchased separately, as it is not part of the cost of the course.

Rechtschaffen, Daniel. The Way of Mindful Education. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

Description: This course explores ‘mindful education’ as a classroom enhancement strategy with the intent to enhance student achievement. Characteristics of a “mindful teacher” will be highlighted as will “mindful practices” for the classroom. The course is comprised of 5 modules. The modules offer information and ideas about mindful education that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.

Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to encourage educators to explore “Mindful Education” as a strategy to enhance student achievement and classroom settings.

Course Objectives

  • Develop an awareness of mindful education as it relates to classroom enhancement
  • Develop an understanding of and apply mindful education strategies and practices
  • Create a mindful activity geared toward improving student achievement
  • Final Reflection

Required Book

Rechtschaffen, Daniel. The Way of Mindful Education. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014. (available on Amazon)

Registration Information

Step 1 - Choose your credit type:

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

b) The ED 500 course number is for post-baccalaureate nondegree 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 provides a record of completion (CEA)

Step 2 - Choose appropriate registration button below.

1 Credit



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.