Current Course Schedule

Behavior Management Strategies for the Classroom Teacher

Good classroom management is at the heart of effective teaching. This course is aimed at teachers in regular and special education settings who want to learn how to organize their classrooms to help students realize their maximum potential while also keeping their classes on track. It includes a step-by-step approach for setting up and carrying out a behavior modification strategy. This course is intended for instructors with less than five years experience, but even more experienced professionals will come away with new techniques to add to their repertoire.
  • Course Number
  • Focus On
    Pre-k - 8th Grade
  • Category
    Childhood / Elementary School, Credit-bearing Courses, Middle School / Early Adolescence, Online
  • Registration Options and Cost
    $425 12.0 CTLE or 1.2 CEU
    $1,761 1.0 Credits


Fall 2022

  • Section 1:
    • Virginia O'Hare Perrin
      Virginia O'Hare Perrin
      is the Director of Outreach at the Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn, NY, an elementary school for children with learning disabilities. In addition, she has an extensive private tutoring practice using multi-sensory methodologies.  Ms. O’Hare has an MSEd in Special Education from Bank Street College and a BA in Child Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College.

"I learned many new strategies that, with attentive planning, observation and careful implementation, will help give all of my students the best opportunity to succeed."
-Teacher, 10 years in the field

"Debbie is amazing! I feel so much more comfortable about classroom management now."
-Katie, Pre-K Head Teacher, 4 years in the field

"Awesome course! It should be required before fieldwork. It gave me a whole range of ideas to try with my whole class or individual students."
-Associate Teacher

"We learned many different ways to set our students up for success through strategies, tactics, games, activities, reward systems, and various behavior management ideas. We learned all of that relative to various aspects of the classroom considering the environment, organization, language, learning styles and more."
-Assistant Teacher, 6 years in the field