K-12 Education

K-12 Education

Education Overview

USF’s CTPE has partnered with the Florida Center for Instructional Technology to offer a diverse range of courses tailored to educators, as well as to students and their families. From cybersecurity essentials to test preparation, our accessible and engaging courses are designed to equip participants with the skills to excel in online learning environments. Whether you are a teacher or an online learner, discover how we can help you advance your skillset: 

Cybersecurity for K-12 Teachers

USF’s cybersecurity course is specifically designed for K-12 teachers. The five-hour course contains multimedia modules that prepare educators to protect sensitive data and implement cyber hygiene in their teaching.

Cybersecurity for 7th-12th Grade Students and Parents

Designed for 7th through 12th grade students and their parents, USF’s five-hour course teaches the essential tools to keep families safe online. Interactive modules help young learners and their parents master cybersecurity practices — from avoiding malware to creating strong passwords.

iTeach Professional Learning 

Our iTeach Professional Learning courses are designed to help K-12 educators use digital tools and integrated technology to enhance student outcomes. Each four-week course is equivalent to 20 contact hours. Short, one-hour courses that can help you in your class immediately are also available.

Teacher Certification Exams Preparation

USF’s online, self-paced test prep courses are designed to help you get your best score on the Florida Teacher Certification Exam. The comprehensive test review includes a study guide, practice exams and expert instruction. 

Using Student Assistants During Online Instruction

This course can help you evaluate whether an online student assistant is right for your course. Through accessible tips and tricks, we’ll show you how to immediately implement strategies that lead to student success online.