Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011
Continuing Education and
primary mission of the office of Continuing Education and Community Engagement
(CE/CE) is to make academic content available in nontraditional formats and to
support the engagement of CCSU with the community. CE/CE pursues this mission
by cultivating niche opportunities, recruiting audiences for specific
programming concepts, organizing and facilitating the delivery of programs, and
assisting with financial management and accounting.
delivers academic and academically-oriented programs in formats and schedules
other than our traditional semester-, classroom-, and campus-based model. This
includes offering our existing degrees in accelerated, condensed, or
non-traditional formats, such as on weekends, evenings, off-site, online,
hybrid, or some combination of these. It also offers specialized degrees and
certificates for targeted populations, and it organizes conferences, institutes,
workshops, and camps.
supports initiatives to engage our students academically with the community.
This function supports service learning, which includes cultivating community
partners and identifying appropriate projects to be undertaken by students
enrolled in specific CCSU courses, as well as providing the logistical and
administrative support necessary to carry out and assess these projects. In
this role, CE/CE helps to link up community partners with courses that might be
able to assist them and help faculty members locate community-based projects for
ultimate aim is to increase the University's engagement in partnerships that
will produce positive changes in the community, help our local communities
address some of the serious problems facing them, help them realize
opportunities, and contribute to their revitalization. For additional
information, contact Director of Continuing Education and Community Engagement
Peggy A. Schuberth or Associate Director Richard S. Cheney (860-832-2276).
Vocational Technical Education (VTE)
manages the delivery of all VTE courses in service to the Connecticut Technical
High School System (CTTHSS) trade teachers. This includes scheduling of all
courses in all terms. CCSU is the only provider in the state of Connecticut of
VTE courses necessary to obtain and/or maintain CTTHSS trade teacher
certification. For information regarding specific courses, you may call Richard
Cheney at 860-832-2270 or visit the CE/CE website linked here.
Education Units (CEUs)
is approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education under provider No.
700, to provide teachers with CEUs needed to maintain or obtain certification.