The Connecting Link

onlineProfessional Education Graduate Courses Offered through The Connecting Link

Valparaiso University and The Connecting Link (TCL) have been working together for over a decade to offer educators quality professional learning opportunities at an affordable price.  Both entities share similar values and goals including a commitment to Enhancing Practice to Impact Learning.

Offering Courses for PreK-16 Educators and Administrators

Providing Customizable Options

  • Select the delivery method that will meet your needs:
    • Site-Based : offered at your own building or a nearby location
    • Structured Online: presented in 4 and 8 week sessions
    • Self-Paced Online provides up to 12 weeks to complete on your own time schedule
  • Select a preferred credit option:
    • 3-credit hour courses available
    • Design your own 1-3 credit hour course experience with our .5 credit hour options ( Not yet available for Valparaiso University credit)

Assuring Quality Experiences

  • Acquire relevant tools to apply immediately to your practice
  • Receive personalized attention from TCl staff and university approved instructors
  • Obtain graduate-level credit at an affordable price
  • Rest assured with our Satisfaction and Money-Back Guarantees

In a pool of all participants who took a TCL course in 2014, 98% said they would recommend TCL to a colleague.  To learn more, visit