Professional Development

Expand your knowledge of specific Astronomy topics through free and paid courses below.


Free Courses

  • NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative
    PD resources for educators, informal educators, university faculty, and pre-service educators. The site also offers webinars, digital badging, blog posts about recent news and lists of schools that participate in NASA PD trainings.
  • Coursera: The Science of the Solar System
    Learn about the Solar System. The course is taught with the expectation of undergraduate math and physics, but most concepts are understandable without this background.
  • Openstax: Astronomy
    While not technically a course, this textbook is available for free for anyone interested in learning about or teaching an introductory astronomy course. It comes with resources for both teachers and students.


Paid Courses