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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Post-Graduate Certificates for Ontario Teachers

Session Details
Session Dates Deadline Status
Spring 2021 Apr 12, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021 Apr 02, 2021 Open
Late Spring 2021 May 10, 2021 - Jul 02, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 Open
Summer 2021 Jun 28, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 Jun 18, 2021 Open
Late Summer 2021 Aug 09, 2021 - Oct 01, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 Open
Fall 2021 Sep 27, 2021 - Dec 03, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Open
Fall/Winter 2021 Nov 08, 2021 - Feb 11, 2022 Oct 29, 2021 Open
Winter 2022 Jan 24, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 Open
Late Winter 2022 Feb 21, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022 Feb 11, 2022 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the posted registration deadline date.
Select a course for its schedule. Not all courses are offered every session.

Post-Graduate Certificates for Ontario Teachers

To support Ontario teachers in their desire to provide enriching and holistic learning opportunities for students, Queen’s Continuing Teacher Education is now offering postgraduate certificates.

These certificates are comprised of five AQ and ABQ courses approved by the Ontario College of Teachers. Certificates are based on specific challenges that Ontario teachers face in the classroom. Our courses are created and instructed by experienced Ontario teachers from across the province. Each course is infused with Ontario Ministry of Education policies, OCT regulations, and current research-driven theory.

The following Ontario post-grad certificates are eligible:

Advanced Standing in the Professional Master of Education Degree Program

Applicants to the Professional Master of Education (PME) degree program qualify for advanced standing in PME 800 (Self-Regulated Learning) and/or PME 811 (Innovation in Teaching and Learning) if they have successfully completed post-graduate certificates through CTE at Queen's.

The following Ontario post-grad certificates are eligible:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies
  • Reading and Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teaching English Language Learners
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Teacher Leadership
  • Technology in Teaching

To be considered for advanced standing, submit a written request with your application to the PME program.

Graduate Studies and Research Office
Room A106
Tel: (613) 533-6206
Fax: (613) 533-6057

Click here to download the application letter to be submitted with your PME application: ON PME Application Letter

Candidates completing the Queen’s Professional Master of Education (PME) may be exempted from the elective courses for the above mentioned Post-Grad certificates. You will be required to complete the three core, subject-specific courses of the certificate. If you are completing the PME with Queen’s, please contact the office at for more information. You will be required to provide us with your full name, student number, and anticipated end date to be eligible for this exemption.