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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Change Management: Strategies for Navigating Uncertainty, Inspiring Teams, and Creating a Change-Ready Culture

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

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, change is not just a constant but a driving force behind organizational success. Through change management, transformation is sustainable, as it puts people at the center of change. In this webinar, participants will learn how adaptable change management models to better address the complexities of modern organizations than traditional change models. Gain strategies and best practices for navigating uncertainty, inspiring teams, and creating a change-ready culture.


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Rising to the Challenge: The 6 Essential Skills for New Managers

Thu, Nov 16, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Becoming a new manager comes with many challenges as well as a steep learning curve. In this webinar, participants will delve into six pivotal skills that significantly influence the capacity to cultivate strong relationships, oversee performance, and nurture engagement across your team. Learn how to confront obstacles, sidestep common pitfalls, and implement strategies quickly and efficiently to succeed in an increasingly demanding role.











Cultivating JABEID in the Classroom: Expanding DEI to Embrace Justice, Accessibility, and Belonging

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT | Webinar

As educational environments continue to transform, it is essential for terminology and concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to evolve alongside them. In this webinar, educators will expand their understanding of DEI to also include Justice, Accessibility, and Belonging, or JABEID. Explore how each component of JABEID is interconnected and essential for creating a supportive and cohesive classroom. Walk away with specific strategies that foster a greater sense of community in your classroom, school, and beyond.




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Emotional Intelligence for K12 Administrators: Strategies for Effective Leadership

Thu, Dec 7, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT | Webinar

In the dynamic and evolving arena of leadership, the skill to spark motivation, inspire action, and establish emotional bonds can distinguish you as a formidable school administrator. In this webinar, participants will learn how to use the power of Emotional Intelligence to observe and comprehend not only your own thoughts and emotions, but also those of others. Gain insights into effectively evaluating, recognizing, and foreseeing emotions in order to lead successfully within a school environment..







Navigating Law and Ethics: Strategies to Mitigate Risk for Behavioral Health Professionals

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Everyday, therapists, social workers, psychologists, and other behavioral health professionals face ethical and legal challenges. In this webinar, participants will receive the most recent updated laws related to ethics. Understand the purpose and practice of ethical standards to decrease future risk and learn how to avoid the most common mistakes.




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

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Understanding Hospice Care: How to Support Clients at End-of-Life

Wed, Nov 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT | Webinar

Approximately 3 million Americans die each year, more than half of whom succumb to long term or chronic illnesses. While end-of-life care for these clients can often be a grueling, emotionally draining, and frightening experience, it can also be a time of joy, meaningfulness, and a chance to explore purpose and fulfillment for the client. While behavioral health professionals are well-trained in meeting clients where they are, many find “death work” an intimidating or daunting space. In this webinar, participants will learn the resources available for terminally ill clients, and gain strategies on how to support these clients in their time of need, including exploring their relationship with death.







Navigating De-Escalation in ABA: Understanding the 4 Stages of Escalation

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT | Webinar

In Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the process of recognizing signs of client agitation and subsequently implementing strategies to guide their behavior back to an optimal state is referred to as de-escalation. In this webinar, participants will explore the 4 stages of escalation, including identifying early warning signs of escalating behavior and knowing when to intervene. Walk away with evidence-based practices for treating escalating client behaviors and preventing future conflicts.











Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate - Information Session

Thu, Nov 16, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT 

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


CTEL Authorization/CLAD Certificate - Information Session

Wed, Mar 27, 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT

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


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Autism Added Authorization/Certificate - Information Session

Tue, Jan 30, 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT

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.

During this information session, you will have an opportunity to speak with the admission coach, a faculty member, and 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















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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