Teaching Theatre Strategies (Non-Colorado Fall Term Conferences)

Online Professional Renewal / Graduate Credit Tied to Theatre Conferences Outside Colorado

Apply state and national standards to theatre curriculum created through workshops attended at the state, national, or international conferences (37.5 hours minimum per credit hour, which includes workshops, performances, keynote speeches, seminars, business meetings, and awards ceremonies).

Note: This course can be taken for 1, 2 or 3 credit hours. For 2 credit hours, you must also take a PDI (Professional Development Institute) if applicable at your event, and complete two unit plans as described in syllabus assignments #1 and #2. For 3 credit hours, you must complete all the above and assignment #3.


Course is letter graded.

Conference Options

  • EdTA National Conference (September 2021)
  • New Mexico Thespian Festival (October 2021)
  • Kentucky Thespian Festival (November 2021)
  • Indiana Thespian Festival (November 2021)
  • Iowa Thespian Festival (November 2021)
  • Texas Thespian Festival (November 2021)
  • Pennsylvania Thespian Festival (November 2021)
  • Michigan Thespian Festival (December 2021)
  • State or National Theatre Conference approved by Professor

If you will be attending a theatre conference in Colorado, please visit the THEA 513-600 course instead.

  • Eligibility


    Required: BA or BS degree
    Recommended: Teaching Certification

    Graduate Students

    UNC Degree-Seeking Students

    Current UNC graduate students can register for this course.

    Non-Degree-Seeking Students

    Non-degree-seeking graduate status refers to a student who has earned at least a bachelor's degree and who either:

    • Has applied to UNC Graduate School and not yet been admitted or;
    • Wishes to take this graduate class but not pursue a degree.

    Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for federal financial aid.

    Note: UNC student immunization policies will apply to your enrollment. Once you register, you will need to submit your COVID vaccination information or an exemption. See the current UNC vaccination policy and directions.

    Eligibility by State

    At this time, UNC can serve online education to students from every state, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. However, we are not currently accepting students to our online offerings who reside in the CNMIs.

  • Register

    Use CRN: 15287

    Follow the instructions in the PDF below to register.

    • You will use the CRN (Course Registration Number) listed above when you register in Ursa.
    • Step 1 of this process can take up to 1-3 days turnaround time, so we recommend you start the process in advance of the "add/register by" deadline posted on this page.

    Directions for course registration and activation

  • Contact Us

    Christy O'Connell-Black

    Assistant: Mary Schuttler

    UNC Extended Campus

  • Once You Register

    Dropping and Withdrawing

    If you wish to drop or withdraw from the course, you must do so on or before the deadline dates listed in the Course Basics box.

    • If you are registered for any other courses in the same academic term, you can drop or withdraw within your Ursa account.
    • If this is your only course this term, please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@unco.edu or 970-351-4862.

    It is your responsibility to know the drop and withdrawal deadlines and procedures.

    Billing and Payment for Your Course

    Tuition for this course is listed in the Course Basics box on this page. Any course materials costs (textbooks, digital access, etc.) would be a separate or additional expense.

    Billing notification will be sent to your Bearmail (student email) account when your bill is ready. If you have not activated your Bearmail, directions are in the directions for course registration and activation.

    • Please pay your bill by the due date listed on your eBill to avoid service charges.
    • To view or pay your bill, log into Ursa and go to the Financial tab. You will not receive a bill in the mail; UNC has an eBill system.
    • Further instructions for finding and paying your bill are available on the UNC Bursar's website.