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

“Using the Chautauqua Model for the Classroom” (ED 7300W), will be offered through Lake Erie College. This one-credit graduate 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 of lectures, educational programs, cultural events and/or evening performances (totaling 15 hours) offered during the summer 2019 Lakeside Chautauqua season, as well as completion of assigned coursework. The deadline for submission of completed course assignments is August 20, 2019.


Participants must register for the course online through Lake Erie College prior to attendance of a Chautauqua program used for contact hours. Create a Lake Erie Online account and use the Course Number ED 7300W. The cost for this One Semester Graduate credit hour course is $180.

Get Started

Once registered, course materials will be emailed with directions for completion. The last day to register for the course is July 26, 2019. Contact Professor Sally Schuler with questions at or (440) 552-5742.