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Continuing Professional Studies
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Continuing Professional Studies

Putting your purpose into practice.

Global Competence Certificate (GCC)

Prepare your students to be global citizens:

Be a frontier leader in delivering essential learning

The Global Competence Certificate is the premier, online, graduate-level certificate program in global competence education for K-12 educators.  Developed by leading experts, Teachers College, Columbia University, World Savvy, and Asia Society, this prestigious 15-month program is designed to increase the number of K-12 teachers who are highly effective in teaching global competencies. Educators can enroll to earn 12 graduate credits* or 48 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Learn more about the Online Academic Coursework, Global Fieldwork  and Capstone Project/Collaborative Practice Groups.


REGISTER NOW to learn more about the program and application process

Interactive Information Webinars:

November 13, 6:00-7:00pm ET

December 1, 8:00-9:00pm ET (register)


For more information about applying or bringing together a cohort of teachers from your school or district, contact:

For teachers - Jennifer Lofing Boyle at 415-813-1681 or

For schools & districts – Courtney White at 917-744-6526 or


Applications accepted October 13 – December 12 for the January 2015 cohort.