The Bully Free Classroom

EDZU 9690 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Amy Adkins - Weingartner

Start Date: 09/27/2023
End Date: 10/31/2023

Course Syllabus

Every day, students are teased, intimidated, harassed, and hurt by other students. Bullying is a big problem in our schools and educators can do something about it. This course will help all educators and staff members to create a classroom/school environment where everyone feels safe, accepted and valued. It will help you to identify and empower victims of bullying as well as act quickly and effectively when learning of a bullying incident. Participants will also learn how to effectively communicate with parents while establishing a zero-tolerance policy for bullying. This course is a must for all educators K-12.


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Professional Development Options:

Graduate: $580.00
Only courses taken for professional development graduate credit can receive an official university transcript.

In-Service or CTLE Professional Development

You can only receive one type of certificate,
please register accordingly. There will be
no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • the difference between the facts and myths of bullying.
  • district and/or building policies against bullying.
  • cyberbullying and its harmful effects.


  • how they can help prevent bullying in their classes and schools.
  • that bullying manifests itself in many different kinds of behaviors, some of which are more easily noticed than others.
  • myths and misconceptions about bullying, bullies and the bullied.

and Be Able To

  • establish classroom rules and consequences that promote zero-tolerance for bullying.
  • identify and diffuse a bullying situation.
  • communicate effectively with parents of both bullies and victims.

and much, much more!

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