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Our Next COETAIL Global Cohort


COETAIL is a 5-course online certificate program designed for educators ready to embrace innovative, technology-rich learning. COETAIL will empower you to leverage the technology you have to transform your practice in order to positively impact learning for all students. COETAIL embraces a community approach to learning through annual global cohorts that connect you with engaged educators, and supportive facilitators, around the world. Graduates of COETAIL are confident, risk-takers who know they can learn anything.

Join us on a journey to apply practical, research-based approaches to teaching and learning in a 3-semester certificate program. Our annual global cohort begins in January (enrollment opens in October). Join our mailing list to be the first to know when registration opens!



Our Global Cohorts Include Lots of Support!


You’re not alone in this journey. One of the things our graduates say they appreciate the most is the support throughout the program.

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A Facilitator for Guidance

You’ll have the support of a cohort facilitator, who is also a COETAIL graduate, from start to finish!

Your Cohort

You’ll be learning alongside educators in schools all around the world, just as passionate about making an impact as you are. You’ll learn from them in their blog posts, and get feedback and support from them commenting on your posts, while you do the same for them!

COETAIL Community

Our global community of educators is 1000+ strong! Our alumni are spread out all over the world and are just a tweet away.

Online Support

We’re always here for you, whether it’s through a quick message in our Slack group, a more in-depth conversation via email, or a real-time virtual conversation. Throughout COETAIL, you will get the support you need to make an impact on your professional growth!

5 Courses, 16 Months, 1 Learning Journey

Orientation: January 17 - 23, 2022

5 Modules
The purpose of the Orientation course is to give you an overview of the program, prepare you to begin with your cohort, and get you integrated into the COETAIL community. You will gain access to this course upon registering and will be able to work through it at your own pace.

Course 1: January 24 - March 13, 2022

Ourselves as Learners
7 weeks, ISTE Standard for Educators: Learner, Heritage: CM401v

A foundation course introducing participants to innovative methods of teaching and learning, using prior knowledge to build understanding and plan for authentic, purposeful learning experiences. Participants will become connected learners, seeking out new knowledge and leveraging technology to enhance the learning process.

Course 2: March 21 - May 9, 2022

Literacy in Today’s World
7 weeks, ISTE Standard for Educators: Citizen, Heritage: CM401w

Ubiquitous technology has created an interconnected world with access to wide-ranging global communication and a plethora of information at our fingertips. As technology evolves, ethical, moral, social, and emotional considerations are changing the way in which we interact. Participants will reflect on how we might connect and innovate while respecting intellectual property and maintaining privacy.

Course 3: August 29 - October 16, 2022

Visual Literacy: Effective Collaborators & Communicators
7 weeks, ISTE Standards for Educators: Collaborator & Facilitator, Heritage: CM401x

To communicate effectively, we must become designers, facilitators, collaborators, and co-learners with students. Exploring our own identities and striving to become more culturally competent allows us to create deeper relationships. Participants will explore how to creatively visualize complex ideas and facilitate structured discussions with technology to allow all student voices to be heard and valued.

Course 4: October 24 - December 12, 2022

Learner-Driven Instruction
7 weeks, ISTE Standard for Educators: Designer, Heritage: CM401y

Deep, equitable learning is our responsibility, and frameworks can help us evaluate where we are and set goals for where we want to be. Participants will explore emerging learning theories and design personalized learning experiences in order to accommodate learner differences. This course will prepare participants to begin Course 5.

Course 5: January 23 - May 14, 2023

Alive in the Classroom: Application of Innovative Pedagogy
3 months, ISTE Standards for Educators: Leader, Analyst, Facilitator, Heritage: CM401y

This final course focuses on the classroom application of and reflection on the use of innovative strategies in the classroom. Participants will implement their plans to transform teaching and learning, reflect on its effectiveness and their growth as an educator, and offer feedback to their cohort.

Meet Your Facilitators

Ryan Harwood

Boramy Sun

Program Options

Program Options

Choose the credit option that best fits your professional needs!

Duration: 3 semesters

  • 100% online via
  • 5 courses
  • 1 blog
  • Blog hosting on for the duration of your program
  • COETAIL facilitator
  • Completion certificate for 250 hours of professional development
  • Payment spread out over duration of courses

Duration: 3 semesters

  • 100% online via
  • 5 courses
  • 1 blog
  • Blog hosting on for the duration of your program
  • COETAIL facilitator
  • Completion certificate for 250 hours of professional development
  • 21 Continuing Education Credits
  • Payment spread out over duration of courses


Duration: 3 semesters

  • 100% online via
  • 5 courses
  • 1 blog
  • Blog hosting on for the duration of your program
  • COETAIL facilitator
  • Completion certificate for 250 hours of professional development
  • 16 Professional Development Units from Teachers College of San Joaquin (Purchased directly through TCSJ at the end of Course 5)
  • Payment spread out over duration of courses


Learn more about the COETAIL program with our free download!

  • Do you wonder what it might be like to experience online learning from a student perspective?
  • Do you want to feel more connected to other educators around the world?
  • Has your classroom been polarized by social media and bias?
  • Are you looking to gain the skills needed to be successful as an educator in an online or hybrid learning environment?
  • Are you ready to take the next step in leveraging the technology available in your physical or virtual classroom?

Download the program overview for details about our 5 courses, dates for our upcoming cohort, and quotes from recent COETAILers!