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UHCL Performance Technology Professional Development Certificate

Support Your Fellow Educators

Teachers seek many ways to broaden their knowledge and skill base, and often opt to take professional development coursework. With this certificate in Performance Technology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will be prepared to apply human performance improvement tools and techniques to identify performance problems and select potential solutions for the teachers at your school.

Improve the Quality of Your Team’s Professional Development

Through this 12-hour course of study, you’ll be exposed to a range of tools, theories, trends and technological techniques that can give you the edge your department needs when it comes to developing better teachers. With this certification, you will be more proficient in determining when your faculty would benefit from increased professional development and what sort of training would be best.
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Admission Requirements

Eager to make your dreams come true by studying at UHCL? Make sure you have what it takes to begin your journey to success.

Degree Requirements

Educate yourself on the necessary course work at University of Houston-Clear Lake. We want you to succeed in the College of Education, so review the degree requirements for your preferred major.

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Cost Information

Get schooled on the projected costs for tuition, books, supplies and more for your education degree from UHCL.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
    Former UHCL Students - January 21
  • Summer 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25
  • Fall 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 10
  • Spring 2021
    New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
    Former UHCL Students - January 19

Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.

Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.

UHCL Performance Technology Professional Development Certificate Faculty

Carol Carman
Carol Carman

Carol Carman

Associate Professor of Educational Research ,

Contact number: 281-283-3606
Email: Carman@uhcl.edu
Office: 1125-6

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Rene Lastrapes
Renée  E. Lastrapes

Renée E. Lastrapes

Assistant Professor of Education Research and Assessment,

Contact number: 281-283-3566
Email: Lastrapes@uhcl.edu
Office: 1111-5

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Michelle Peters
Michelle Peters

Michelle Peters

Professor of Research and Applied Statistics-Program Coordinator, Educational Foundations/Research,

Contact number: 202-321-3752
Email: petersm@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-10

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Amy Orange

Amy Orange

Associate Professor of Qualitative Research,

Contact number: 281-283-3512
Email: Orange@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-13

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