Skip Top Navigation

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.

Request InfoHow to ApplyVisit

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.

Degree Plan

Cost Information

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

Tuition and FeesNet Price CalculatorFee Schedule Calculator

Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Returning UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL 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. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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

About UHCL

Accreditations and Distinctions

The College of Education is accredited by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

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

Rene Lastrapes
Renée  E. Lastrapes

Renée E. Lastrapes

Education Program Director and Professor of Educational Research and Assessment,

Contact number: 281-283-3566
Office: B1111 - 7

Renée E. Lastrapes Faculty Bio

Michelle Peters
Michelle Peters

Michelle Peters

Department Chair of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, Professor of Research & Statistics, Co-Director UHCLTeach,

Contact number: 202-321-3752
Office: Bayou Suite 1111

Michelle Peters Faculty Bio