Professional Development Credit

Dominican University of California
EDUO 9412 Conference: Maryland TESOL 2015 Fall Conference
October 17, 2015 — Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Graduate Credit Requirements

Credit Options Available: 1 Grad Credit - $95

Registration Instructions

  • Register for the Maryland TESOL Fall Conference
  • Register with Dominican University online before October 31, 2015
    • Register online at
    • Click on the ”Conferences & Workshops” link at the top and scroll down to the Maryland TESOL Conference.

Course Requirements

  • Attend 7 hours of TESOL conference
  • View the video of Dr. Stephen Krashen’s keynote speech from last year’s conference
  • View the video of Dr. Stephen Krashen’s seminar session from last year’s conference
  • Create 2 lesson plans based on your conference experience
    • Lesson Plan #1 – incorporate the principles from Dr. Eli Hinkel on "Connecting Diverse Perspectives in Teaching Writing"
    • Lesson Plan #2 – incorporate ideas from one of the seminars or workshops attended
  • Write a 2-3 page reflective essay on either Krashen’s keynote speech or Krashen’s breakaway session

Submitting Work

  • Send your documents as attachments with a message to the following email address:
  • Please title your message with your last name and the course number.

MSDE accepts certification credits from a regionally accredited university. See below for information about Dominican University of California’s accreditation that meets MSDE’s requirements.

Accreditation & Types of Credits
Dominican University of California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, (WASC). The School of Education and Counseling Psychology's Continuing Education and Professional Development Division is responsible for all extension courses. The credit offered is graduate level, meaning that it is post-baccalaureate. It is primarily utilized for professional growth or salary advancement. It is transferable to degree programs only on the approval of the institution being petitioned. Graduate Level Extension Semester Units are characterized by 15 hours of contact time per credit/unit, and are associated with a measure of knowledge assessment and/or skills implementation. The words Credits and Units are used interchangeably as geographical locations vary in terminology.

If you have any questions workshop credit or course offered, please call:
Karianne Pulli-Horning
Program Coordinator

Elizabeth von Schwarz
Maryland/DC/Virginia Regional Associate