Lakeside Chautauqua partners with Lake Erie College to offer professional development graduate credit based on participation in educational and cultural arts programs at Lakeside. This opportunity is designed for educators needing to renew teaching licenses and/or gain professional development credit.

Course Description

ED 7305, Using the Chautauqua Model for the Classroom, will be offered through Lake Erie College. This one-credit course aligns to the Ohio Department of Education standards that identify the cognitive and creative learning process. These standards include: observing, producing/performing and responding/reflecting. Types of higher-level thinking for the elective process will include analysis, synthesis and evaluation. 


Requirements for the course include attendance at lectures, educational programs, cultural events and/or evening performances (totaling 15 hours) offered during the summer 2018 Lakeside Chautauqua season, as well as completion of assigned coursework. The deadline for submission of completed course assignments is Saturday, August 4.


Participants must register online for the course through Lake Erie College prior to attendance of a Chautauqua program used for contact hours.

The cost for this one-credit course is $180.  Once registered, course materials will be emailed with directions for completion. The last day to register for the course is Sunday, July 29.

Contact Professor Sally Schuler with questions at or (440) 552-5742.

Program At A Glance

Course Title: Using the Chautauqua Model for the Classroom
Course Number: ED 7305
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 29
Coursework Submission Deadline: Saturday, Aug. 4
Course Credit: One (1) semester graduate credit
Cost: $180
Course Professor: Sally Schuler, or (440) 552-5742

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