Summer Session 2022

The Summer Session at the Lynch School offers courses and professional development offerings for BC and non-BC students. The dates for the 2022 Summer Session are listed below.

Please note that some offerings occur outside of and across the session dates.

  • Summer Session 1: May 18–July 1, 2022
  • Summer Session 2: July 6–August 19, 2022
  • Registration for Lynch School graduate students will be announced shortly.


Enhance your summer

Summer session is packed with learning opportunities for early-career and experienced professionals in higher education, educational leadership, teacher education, applied psychology, and measurement, assessment, and evaluation.  

Our graduate courses will largely be offered online. These courses are open to students not currently enrolled in a BC degree program.

Interested to see what we offer? Please see our course listings from last year to get a sense of the types of summer offerings available.


Graduate Summer Offerings

We have built upon the success of our online offerings last summer, transitioning a few more of our courses online and expanding our graduate online offerings for both credit and non-credit courses. 


Professional and Continuing Education

Summer is a great time to enhance skills, improve units, and add to professional knowledge. View our robust professional and continuing education offerings to advance on your path while building knowledge to help you and your organization succeed.


Undergraduate Summer Offerings

Our summer session offers a wide variety of undergraduate courses, which run over two seven-week periods. Explore new interests, accelerate your progress or stay on track for graduation.

Graduate Summer Offerings

Select from the one of the categories below to view course offerings and details. For the most up to date and comprehensive course information please reference EagleApps.


Professional and Continuing Education

Offerings are geared towards practitioners across education and human development. Our workshops, lectures, and courses offer an academic space at a professional pace. We look forward to welcoming you to a future program.


Geared towards teachers, paraprofessionals, school counselors and K-12 educators.

K-12 Offerings


For all practitioners, from psychologists, LMHCs, and social workers.

Psych-Related Offerings

Higher Education

Short term offerings catered towards higher education administrators at every level.

Higher Education Offerings

Meet Our Instructors


Maria Brisk

Dr. Maria Estela Brisk

Lynch School Professor Emerita Maria Estela Brisk has worked closely with K-8 schools to develop a genre-based writing program, preparing teachers and researching children’s writing development.

Keisha Valdez

Keisha Valdez 

Keisha Valdez has been a professional educator for more than 20 years. She also teaches, coaches, and mentors new professionals, teachers, school leaders, and university faculty.

Scott Seider

Scott Seider

Lynch School Associate Professor Scott Seider’s research focuses on the role of schools in supporting adolescents’ civic development. He has reported on this work in more than 70 academic publications..

Daren Graves

Daren Graves

The research of Daren Graves, a Simmons University associate professor and Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer, lies at the intersection of critical race theory, racial identity development, and teacher education. 

Liz MacDonald

Elizabeth MacDonald 

Elizabeth MacDonald has been teacher and coach in the Boston Public Schools for more than 20 years. Her interests include urban education, reading and writing instruction, dual-language schools and the preparation of pre-service teachers.


Michael Mookie Manalili

Michael Mookie Manalili practices a narrative-based, meaning-oriented, and neuroscience-informed style of psychotherapy. He is a research assistant in Boston College’s Morality Lab and a program coordinator for Professional and Continuing Education.

Undergraduate Summer Offerings

Pre-registration will be announced soon.