School of Extended Education Events

Each event is designed to provide practical information and best practices to take back to your workplace.

Webinar and On-Campus Events

University of Massachusetts Global's School of Extended Education has teamed up with experts to bring you live webinars and
on-campus events focused on innovative ideas and practical solutions for working professionals in your industry.

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Essential Coaching Skills: How To Help Others Gain Direction and Clarity

Tue, Jun 13, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Effective coaching can increase employee engagement, strengthen teams, and improve productivity. In this webinar, participants will gain the best practices for coaching that can be implemented immediately. Learn how to ask powerful questions and apply discovery listening to enable employees to increase their self-confidence and become more resilient.



Authentic Listening: Strategies to Build Rapport and Suspend Judgment as You Listen

Tue, Aug 15, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Authentic listening builds trust in the workplace and makes people feel valued as it seeks to understand the thoughts, opinions, and ideas of others. It requires active listening and necessitates focus and commitment on behalf of the listener. In this webinar, participants will learn how to enhance their listening skills through the HEAR, UNDERSTAND, INTERPRET and PROCESS continuous improvement model. Walk away with tips for improving nonverbal cues, building rapport and suspending judgment when listening.


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Implementing a Personalized Approach to Employee Development

Tue, Jul 11, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Employee development is a critical responsibility for today’s leader. In addition to managing performance and productivity, managers are often called upon to adapt their leadership style to meet the needs of the employee and company. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Multiple factors (situational, psychological, and strategic) must be considered to implement a robust and effective development effort. In this webinar, participants will look at employee development through a situational leadership lens and learn the “win-win-win” formula for employee development.



Advancing Equity in Your Organization: 4 Change Principles to Support a DEI Framework

Tue, Sep 12, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Equity refers to the fair treatment, access, and advancement of every individual within an organization. Workplaces that actively prioritize equity can experience numerous benefits such as increased innovation, growth, employee engagement, and retention. In this webinar, participants will examine four basic principles that serve as pillars for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) framework. Additionally, we will explore the transformative potential of the Design Dash model in fostering workplace equity.





Well-Being for Teachers: The 8 Factors of Wellness and Where You Fit In

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT | Webinar

Teacher well-being is associated with higher rates of teacher commitment, improved student-teacher relationships, and an overall positive learning environment. In this webinar, participants will self-assess their strengths and weaknesses in 8 specific areas related to well-being. Identify areas for improvement and create an individual plan to increase your well-being and avoid burnout.



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Suicide Risk Assessment, Intervention and Prevention

Thu, Jun 8, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Whether you are working or studying mental health, it is important to understand the current and emerging research on identifying suicide risk factors, evidence-based interventions and screening tools, and knowing how to provide preventative measures as well as postvention supportive services to survivors. In this webinar, participants will gain a broader understanding of the tools and interventions available to provide more comprehensive care to individuals at risk of suicide, most notably special populations of groups who may have increased risk for suicide. Walk away with best practices identifying risk factors as well as approaching risk reduction for vulnerable populations.



Earn 1 CE Credit from the BBS for each webinar at no cost.

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5 Strategies to Strengthen Emotional Intelligence For Behavioral Health Professionals

Wed, Jul 19, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is considered a prerequisite for behavioral health professionals caring for clients since they are often exposed to various emotional stresses. In this webinar, participants will explore the fundamental components of emotional intelligence, acquire practical strategies to enhance their own emotional intelligence, and understand why behavioral health professionals with strong EI skills achieve better results with their clients.







CTEL Authorization/CLAD Certificate - Information Session

Tue, May 23, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM PT | Info Session

The CTEL Authorization/CLAD Certificate is a four-course, fully online program addressing the belief that teaching English learners requires an understanding of first and second language acquisition theories in order to provide a successful education environment. This certificate is CTC-approved and upon completion, authorizes you to provide instruction to English learners (EL) in a California classroom.

In this info session you will discover:
-About University of Massachusetts Global
-Program details
-Students support services
-Who should enroll
-How long will it take to complete
-How much will it cost
-What are the admission requirements


Clear Administrative Credential - Information Session

Thu, May 25, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM PT | Info Session

We invite you to learn more about our CTC-approved Administrative Services Credential Clear Induction Program (ASC-CIP). Candidates who complete the ASC-CIP requirements may be recommended for the Clear Administrative Services Credential.

To support the professional learning and leadership development of the beginning educational administrator, our program provides you the options of choosing your own coach or be paired with a well-trained and experienced induction coach. The induction coach supports the school administrator through individualized, on-going, job-embedded coaching that is directed by the identified needs and goals of the school administrator.

You are invited to attend an upcoming webinar to learn more about the program. Join us to explore:
-CTC requirements
-Candidate eligibility and admissions requirements
-How to choose the right Induction Coach
-Program features, tools, and demonstration of competency


Autism Added Authorization/Certificate- Information Session

Wed, May 24, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM PT | Info Session

We invite you to learn more about our CTC-approved Autism Spectrum Disorders Added Authorization/Certificate program. This state-approved program authorizes the holder to conduct assessments, provide instruction, and special education-related services to individuals with a primary disability of autism.

In this info session you will discover:
-About University of Massachusetts Global
-Program details
-Students support services
-Who should enroll
-How long will it take to complete
-How much will it cost
-What are the admission requirements
-Pathway opportunity


Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate - Information Session

Wed, Jun 21, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT | Info Session

Applied behavior analysis has been demonstrated as an effective intervention approach for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and a variety of related developmental, medical and behavioral disorders such as intellectual disabilities, dementia, addiction, and traumatic brain injury. UMass Global's Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is designed for teachers, healthcare professionals, and others who strive to help people achieve personal goals, reduce suffering, and improve quality of life. This program has been developed to meet the educational requirements to become a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA). Join us to explore:

-Applied Behavior Analysis in the workplace
-Eligibility requirements for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam
-UMass Global's ABA program courses and admission requirements







The Brandman* webinars are a great way to indulge in a topic for a small portion of your time, that ignite your thoughts and practice. Having these webinars offered for free and on topics that are current and needed, even for experienced teachers, is a testament that Brandman* is aware of the trends and topics revolving around the education profession. I appreciate having the opportunity to attend and then have access to slides and the presentation to share with my colleagues who could benefit.
Kari P.
First grade Teacher, Synchronous Teaching 101 Webinar
*Brandman University is now UMass Global
The Leading with Emotional Intelligence webinar was an excellent refresher on understanding EI. The facilitators made it so clear and easy to understand it was almost as if I was in a classroom and they were right next to me advising me one-on-one. The workshop was clear and concise and offered much more information than I expected!
Robert S.
Xceed Group, Leading with Emotional Intelligence Webinar
These seminars are testaments to the dedication of the never-ending learning experience and commitment by Brandman University*. Although I graduated two years ago, they are still teaching and enhancing my education.
Ellis C.
US Army, Operations Manager
*Brandman University is now UMass Global
Excellent information for all level of teaching, preschool, K-12. Valuable content for both new and established teachers.
Elnora L.
Santa Cruz City Schools, Autism Webinar
The webinar was extremely informative and it really made me reanalyze myself as leader to see where I stand and where I need to improve on.
Mario C.
Leader Mindset Webinar
Joining this webinar was very insightful and useful. Before this seminar, I was very hesitant about introducing project-based learning into my classroom. It will take some more planning, but I can see myself using this in the future.
PBL Webinar
This was a great webinar and I am grateful to have access to this kind of resource. Presentation was well delivered, great content and engaging speaker.
Tara F.
Regional HR Business Partner, Leading with Emotional Intelligence Webinar
The webinar was excellent. The information presented has a lot of value and being able to relate it to real scenarios definitely made it easier to understand and relate to. Would recommend this webinar to anyone who is in the work environment and dealing with lots of different types of personalities.
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