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Certificates and Badges

Inclusive Certificate

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The focus of this certificate is to help faculty examine their beliefs about human diversity in all of its forms, deepen cultural competency in the classroom and workplace, and gain knowledge across the broad range of diversity issues.

Mindful Certificate

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The focus of this certificate is to help individuals grow personally and professionally by learning and applying mindful techniques to themselves and their teaching.

IMPACT Certificates


The Intentional and Meaningful Pedagogy to Achieve Classroom Transformations (IMPACT) certificate addresses the basic pedagogical elements that make high-impact practices so transformative and guides you to apply high-impact practices to a new course or an existing course that you want to improve.

WAC Certificate

CSUF values writing and the ways writing can enhance learning in any class. To support faculty and staff interested in teaching with writing, the Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Program is offering a WAC Certificate through the FDC. This certificate program will familiarize candidates withWAC theory and practice and enable them to incorporate meaningful writing assignments into their courses.

Project upGRADS Certificate

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This certificate focuses specifically on strengthening faculty abilities to support Black and Hispanic graduate students and build students’ sense of belonging with culturally sensitive advising and the fundamentals of mentorship.

EPM Badge

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The Equitable Pedagogy Module (EPM) helps faculty know more about who our students are and what evidence-based instructional practices have proven most effective at facilitating learning for students from diverse backgrounds and with varying degrees of preparation.

The following list contains INCLUSIVE, IMPACT, MINDFUL, and WAC certificate-earning workshop offerings from Fall 2017 to Fall 2020.

Certificate Earning Workshops