How can I grow as an innovative professional educator?

State Certificate Programs

From online and blended learning to technology integration to makerspace coordination, KCI offers five state certificate pathways for educators to explore. Earn continuing education units from Foothill College as well as California State Recognition in specific areas of innovation and professional learning.

KCI Family of Learners

We are all better together, and KCI is one of the most supportive, intimate, and inspiring communities in the state. We honor diverse voices and work to serve educators who are willing to take the risks their students need them to take.

Flexible Learning Environment

As educational practitioners, the KCI Instructional Team lives out a commitment to flexible learning from course design to scheduling to budget-friendly pricing. We know the real story of being a teacher and work tirelessly to support participants as they design their learning plans, set goals, and create job-embedded submissions that help push their passions and inspire their learners.

Amplify the Stories that Matter

Our Blog captures the heart of soul of the KCI community. Read about and listen to student impact stories, advocacy efforts, program design, partnership highlights, and so much more. Make sure to give KCICast, our blossoming community podcast, a listen and get to know other program participants and alumni even better.


We are always looking to bring excellent and passionate professional learning leaders onto our instructional team. If you have expertise in educational technology, online and blended instruction, makerspace coordination and instruction, STEAM education, and leadership, please consider sharing your voice with our KCI Community.