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Summer Virtual Academy
Published on June 3, 2020
Shawnee State University’s School of Education and the Graduate Center are partnering with the Lawrence County ESC, Ross-Pike ESC, and the South Central Ohio ESC to provide the Summer Virtual Academy from June 1-30.  In an effort to support our region's educators and give back to our educators who give so much, the Summer Virtual Academy will offer free workshop classes for continuing education, or teachers may register for graduate classes to earn 1-3 graduate workshop credit hours. The graduate workshop tuition rate is $130 per hour.  

These online classes will be led by faculty from the School of Education and include courses presented by state and regional experts, as well as Curriculum Supervisors from Lawrence, Ross-Pike and South Central Ohio ESCs, who will address critical issues in education and strategies for meeting the learning needs of all students. Attached to this email is a list of on-line classes and specific courses; each course is worth approximately 5 contact hours.

If you have questions about the Summer Virtual Academy, please contact the SCOESC Curriculum Department at [email protected]

Click here to register for the Summer Virtual Academy

No Charge for CEU only option

Below are some of the most common questions along with the bullet points of how the application/registration will flow.

Do I need to apply if I have attended SSU?

Yes, you will need to complete the SSU application/registration process. We will then match your new application with your old records.

If I only want to take CEU’s do I need to complete the SSU application?

Yes, you will need to complete the SSU application if you plan only to take CEU’s. You will be completing the CEU hours within our online learning system, Blackboard. The Graduate Center will process your application and permit you to register for the CEU sessions of your choice.

How long do I have to complete the CEU’S and workshop courses?

Participants have from June 1-June 30 to complete the course work.

I have filled out the application. How do I register for the CEU and Graduate Workshop courses?

Once the Graduate Center has received your application, please allow 24 hours for the system to update your information. You will receive an email with your MySSU log in information. From there, you will be able to log in and register for the CEU and/or Grad Workshop Credit courses.

How to register for EDUC5599

=Complete the application

=Log into MySSU with your six-digit SSU ID# and password. Your password will be your DOB mmmm/yy/dd

=Click on STUDENT tab at the top of the page

=ADD/DROP COURSE (in the middle of the page)
=Select Summer term (allow the system a minute to move the screen to summer term)
=In the box next to Course Code, type EDUC5599 then, click search.  There will be a list of EDUC5599 courses with the same course codes, but the presenter is different. Review the chart I have attached in this email. Select the course based on the faculty member you have chosen. If you are only taking CEU’s, select the faculty that matches with the presenter. If you are taking GRAD WORKSHOP CREDIT, you can select up to 3 faculty sessions to attend.
=Click on the small box to the left of the course and then click  ADD COURSE.
=Once you are registered for the course, you can log into  Blackboard. The Blackboard link can be found on your MySSU homepage. Your log in to Blackboard and MySSU log in are the same.

For questions regarding registration please contact Bobbi Massie, Graduate Center Administrator at Shawnee State University ([email protected] or 740-351-3177).

Good Luck, and we hope you enjoy the Virtual Summer Academy!
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