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

Course Description

The course, titled Lakeside Chautauqua Model for the Classroom 2021 (ED7302 W), will be offered through Lake Erie College. This two-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 at virtual or in person lectures and educational programs (totaling 30 hours) offered during the summer 2021 Lakeside Chautauqua season, as well as completion of assigned coursework. The course programming is a pick and choose option with the student keeping a time log to meet the requirement of the 30 hours. The deadline for submission of completed course assignments is August 28, 2021.


Participants must register for the course online through Lake Erie College prior to attendance of a Chautauqua program used for contact hours. Contact for registration link.
Create a Lake Erie Online account and use the Course Number: ED7302 W. The cost for this two semester graduate credit hours course is $360.

Get Started

Once registered, course materials will be emailed to you with directions for completion. The last day to register for the course is July 27, 2021. Contact Professor Sally Schuler with questions at or (440) 552-5742.