Frequently Asked Learning Tree Professional Development Network Questions
Are all courses offered online?
Yes, ALL of our courses are offered entirely online and are six weeks in length.
Do I have to be online at a certain time for the courses?
No. There are no face-to-face or specific meeting time requirements. As fellow educators, we understand the demands of teaching, but also understand how important professional
development is to the successful learning of all! With that in mind, we created The Learning Tree as a way to offer affordable, online courses that have no hidden fees and can be taken at convenient times that work for you in your life!
Are courses available for credits, professional development points
and continuing education units?
Courses are able to be purchased as either: 3 Endicott College Graduate Credits, 67.5 MA Professional Development Points (PDP) or 45 Learning Tree Professional Development Network Continuing Education Units (CEU)
The Learning Tree is an approved provider of Massachusetts' Department of Elementary and Secondary Education professional development points and Endicott College graduate credits. You can purchase a course using the STORE tab above.
What are the semester/course dates?
Each course's dates, description, and syllabus can be located by clicking on the STORE tab at the top of the page.
Where can I find course descriptions?
Course descriptions as well as each course's syllabus can be found HERE or under the
STORE tab. Each course's title is listed along with its course description. The drop-down menu provides the choices of taking the course for 3-graduate credits, 67.5 PDP or 45 CEU. Under the drop-down for course format, you can also view each course's syllabus.
Is there a course withdrawal/refund policy?
There is a $25 cancellation fee for all withdrawals.
Prior to course start date: 100% minus cancellation fee.
Within 7 days of course start date: 50% minus cancellation fee.
After seven days of course start date: 0%.
Are there policies related to The Learning Tree’s accrediting higher education institute?
Yes! Registration forms for course graduate credits must be completed prior to the course start date. Participants are expected to review The Learning Tree’s Academic Integrity Policy. Participants enrolled for credits are required to abide by the Academic Integrity Policy of The Learning Tree’s partner institution(s).
How do I get an access code to take a course?
Course access codes are sent to participants after the purchase of a course. Access codes will be sent no later than one day prior to the start of the course.
Will I have to purchase a textbook?
No! The Learning Tree was created as a way to offer affordable, online courses that
have no hidden fees for textbooks.
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