Scholé Certification Pathways

Join Those in Pursuit of Life Long Education & Choose Your Pathway

  • 1 Year: Target Completion
  • ~50 minutes/week of Course Instruction 
  • 7 - ClassicalU Courses
  • 36 - Core Course Instruction Hours
  • 9 - Elective Instruction Hours
  • 28 - Suggested Elective Options
  • Self-Paced
  • Educator Intensive Tracking Tool
  • Educator Intensive Certification Certificate Upon Completion

  • 1.5 Year: Target Completion 
  • ~50 minutes/week of  Course Instruction
  • Includes Educator Intensive Core
  • 11 - ClassicalU Courses
  • 53 - Core Course Hours
  • 12 - Elective Hours
  • 28 - Suggested Elective Options
  • Self-Paced
  • Leadership Intensive Tracking Tool
  • Cumulative of the Educator Intensive track, resulting in an Educator & Leadership Intensive Certification!
  • Leadership Intensive Certification Certificate Upon Completion

  • 2 Year: Target Completion
  • ~50 minutes/week of Course Instruction  
  • 13 - ClassicalU Courses
  • 72 - Core Course Hours
  • 18 - Elective Hours
  • 22 - Suggested Elective Options
  • Self-Paced
  • Educator Mastery Tracking Tool
  •  Educator Mastery Certification Certificate Upon Completion

  • 3 Year: Target Completion
  • ~50 minutes/week of Course Instruction 
  • Includes Educator Mastery Core
  • 20 - ClassicalU Core Courses
  • 98 - Core Course Hours
  • 32 - Elective Hours
  • 28 - Suggested Elective Options 
  • Self-Paced
  • Leadership Intensive Tracking Tool
  • Cumulative of the Educator Mastery track, resulting in an Educator & Leadership Mastery Certification!
  • Leadership Mastery Certification Certificate Upon Completion

Inspire Wonder, Cultivate Virtue,

Educate the Whole Person!

The Scholé Certification tracks are designed with the home and community educator in mind. Each track offers training that identifies with the unique circumstances of home and communal education. Whether you desire to enhance your own craft as teacher or seek to equip a community of educators, we are here to support your professional development. 

The courses provide a survey of classical pedagogy, principles, and practical tools to assist you in your journey as a classical educator and leader. Journey through studies of scholé (restful learning), rhetoric, logic, philosophy, literature, history, assessment, classroom management, leadership, narration and other foundational aspects of the Liberal Arts (Western) Tradition! Our faculty is comprised of university professors, veteran classical teachers, leaders, and specialists. 

Pursue a Scholé Certification & inspire your students!

  • Educator Intensive Certification
  • Leadership Intensive Certification
  • Educator Mastery Certification
  • Leadership Mastery Certification

The Educator Intensive Certification:

Begin your scholé journey as a classical educator with our condensed, 1-year Educator Intensive Certification!

This 1-year certification will survey the foundation of classical education, pedagogy, and the liberal arts tradition. Designed for the home educator and those teaching in community, these select courses will equip you in your pursuit of scholé - teaching from rest!

Certification Electives allow you to pursue a concentration on your desired emphasis.

You will journey alongside others on the same course track. Join the Scholé Certification Discussion Group, on ClassicalU!  Through this group we will unpack course content together in community, share ideas, dive deep, and ignite wonder!  

The Courses:

  • Scholé (Restful Learning)- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • Scholé Muses 1: Classical Education at Home- Foundations
  • Scholé Muses 2: Classical Education at Home- Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Scholé Muses 3: Classical Education at Home- Practice of Scholé
  • Introduction to Classical Education
  • The Liberal Arts Tradition-Clark/Jain
  • Essentials of Effective Teaching- Robyn Burlew
  • Electives- 9 hours (Choose from any of the Elective courses to total  9 hours)
  • Total Instruction Hours= 45 Course Instruction Hours (~50 min/wk following the 1 year track)
  • See Educator Intensive Checklist Below! Print & Track your Progess

The Book List:

The Leadership Intensive Certification:

Begin your scholé journey as a community leader with our condensed, 1.5-year Leadership Intensive Certification!

This 1.5-year certification will build upon the Educator Intensive Certification, focusing on community leadership and classroom culture to equip you in your role as leader and educator. Designed for the home educator and those leading communities, these select courses will equip you in your pursuit of scholé and effective leadership!

Certification Electives allow you to pursue a concentration on your desired emphasis.

You will journey alongside others on the same course track. Join the Scholé Certification Discussion Group, on ClassicalU!  Through this group we will unpack course content, together in community share ideas, dive deep, and ignite wonder!  

The Leadership Intensive Certification is cumulative of the Educator Intensive track, resulting in an Educator & Leadership Intensive Certification!

The Courses:

  • Scholé (Restful Learning)- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • Scholé Muses 1: Classical Education at Home- Foundations
  • Scholé Muses 2: Classical Education at Home- Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Scholé Muses 3: Classical Education at Home- Practice of Scholé
  • Introduction to Classical Education- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • The Liberal Arts Tradition-Clark/Jain
  • Essentials of Effective Teaching- Robyn Burlew
  • Assessing Students Classically- Andrew Kern
  • Scholé Muses 4: Leading a Scholé Group
  • Growing Classroom Culture -Robyn Burlew
  • School Discipline -Various Headmasters
  • The Teacher’s Playbook: Practical Pedagogy for Classical Educators -Jerilyn Olson
  • Electives- 12 hours (Choose from any of the Elective courses to total  12 hours)
  • Total Instruction Hours= 65 Course Instruction Hours (~50 min/wk following the 1.5 year track)
  • See Leadership Intensive Checklist Below! Print & Track your Progess

The Book List:

The Educator Mastery Certification:

Begin your scholé journey as a classical educator with our comprehensive 2-year Leadership Mastery Certification!

The curated courses build on the Educator Intensive track, sending you on a deep-dive into the foundation of classical education. Expand your mastery of student assessment, class catechisms, narration, and the moral imagination to cultivate the whole person. Designed for the home educator and those teaching in community, these select courses will equip and deepen your pursuit of scholé - teaching from rest!

Certification Electives allow you to pursue a concentration on your desired emphasis.

You will journey alongside others on the same course track. Join the Scholé Certification Discussion Group, on ClassicalU!  Through this group we will unpack course content together in community, share ideas, dive deep, and ignite wonder!  

The Courses:

  • Scholé (Restful Learning)- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • Scholé Muses 1: Classical Education at Home- Foundations
  • Scholé Muses 2: Classical Education at Home- Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Scholé Muses 3: Classical Education at Home- Practice of Scholé
  • Introduction to Classical Education- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • The Liberal Arts Tradition- Clark/Jain
  • Essentials of Effective Teaching- Robyn Burlew
  • Assessing Students Classically- Andrew Kern
  • Narration: A Classical Guide to Mason & Narration- Jason Barney
  • The Seven Liberal Arts- Andrew Kern, et al
  • Class Catechisms (Teaching the Great Books:Lesson 7: Classroom Habits and Practices- Joshua Gibbs)
  • Awakening the Moral Imagination through Fairy Tales and Stories -Dr. Vigen Guroian
  • Electives- 18 hours (Choose from any of the Elective courses to total 18 hours)
  • Total Instruction Hours= 90 Course Instruction Hours (~50 min/wk following the 2 year track)
  • See Educator Mastery Checklist Below! Print & Track your Progess

The Book List:

The Leadership Intensive Certification:

Begin your scholé journey as a classical educator with our comprehensive 3-year Leadership Mastery Certification!

The curated courses build on the Educator Mastery track, sending you on a deep-dive into the foundation of classical education. Expand your mastery of classical and practical pedagogy, classroom culture, community leadership, and liturgy- the heart of scholé! Designed for the home educator in a leadership role, these select courses will equip and deepen your pursuit of scholé - teaching from rest!

Certification Electives allow you to pursue a concentration on your desired emphasis.

You will journey alongside others on the same course track. Join the Scholé Certification Discussion Group, on ClassicalU!  Through this group we will unpack course content together in community, share ideas, dive deep, and ignite wonder!  

The Leadership Mastery Certification is cumulative of the Educator Mastery track, resulting in an Educator & Leadership Mastery Certification!

The Courses:

  • Scholé (Restful Learning)- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • Scholé Muses 1: Classical Education at Home- Foundations
  • Scholé Muses 2: Classical Education at Home- Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Scholé Muses 3: Classical Education at Home- Practice of Scholé
  • Introduction to Classical Education -Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • The Liberal Arts Tradition-Clark/Jain
  • Essentials of Effective Teaching- Robyn Burlew
  • Assessing Students Classically- Andrew Kern
  • Narration: A Classical Guide to Mason & Narration- Jason Barney
  • The Seven Liberal Arts -Andrew Kern, et al
  • Class Catechisms (Teaching the Great Books:Lesson 7: Classroom Habits and Practices- Joshua Gibbs)
  • Awakening the Moral Imagination through Fairy Tales and Stories -Dr. Vigen Guroian
  • Scholé Muses 4: Leading a Scholé Group
  • Principles of Classical Pedagogy II- Andrew Kern
  • The Monastic Tradition of Classical Education- Dr. Christopher Perrin
  • Growing Classroom Culture through Parent Partnerships -Robyn Burlew
  • School Discipline -Various Headmasters
  • Essential School Leadership -Keith Nix
  • The Teacher’s Playbook: Practical Pedagogy for Classical Educators -Jerilyn Olson
  • Electives- 32 hours (Choose from any of the Elective courses to total 18 hours)
  • Total Instruction Hours= 131 Course Instruction Hours (~50 min/wk following the 3 year track)
  • See Leadership Intensive Checklist Below! Print & Track your Progess

The Book List:

 

1.Educator Intensive

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2.Leadership Intensive

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3. Educator Mastery

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4.Leadership Mastery

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Scholé Classic

Scholé Silver

Scholé Gold

  • Original Membership at no charge
  • ClassicalU monthly or annual membership recommended
  • Take advantage of NEW resources at an introductory rate
  •  ClassicalU Monthly Subscription recommended or upgrade to Scholé Gold!
  • Includes NEW Silver resources at an introductory rate 
  •  PLUS…Annual ClassicalU Membership!

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