The Certificate in Proficiency Based Education is designed for practicing educators who wish to increase their pedagogy and content knowledge of proficiency based education.

Participation in this certificate will assist teachers in leading this change process in their classrooms, schools, districts and beyond.

Completion of this Certificate requires four UMF courses:

  • EDU 574 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Proficiency Based Education (Required)
  • EDU 575 Instructional Leadership (Required)
  • Two of the following courses
    • EDU 551 Changing Educational Organizations in a Diverse World
    • EDU 568 Communication Tools for Teaching and Learning in Proficiency-Based Education
    • EDU 576 Seminar In Proficiency Based Education

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Enroll into the Certificate in the Proficiency Based Education Program by filling out the Intent to Participate Form. All courses are offered using a  blended format, with a combination of face-to-face class meetings and online study.

To register in a summer course please fill out and return our Fall Registration form.

Fall 2018 Courses

Contact Us

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
Theo Kalikow Education Center
186 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel 207-778-7502
fax 207-778-8134
TDD/TYY 207-778-7000

Mailing address:
Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938