SPIE Education Services

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The SPIE Courses Desk at Photonics West

SPIE Education Services is a hub of optics and photonics training within the Society. As a cornerstone of our organization, we specialize in offering a broad portfolio of courses designed to expand your knowledge and your network.

By collaborating with world-renowned experts, we meticulously craft dynamic course programs tailored for both our in-person events and online platforms, ensuring accessible and impactful learning experiences.

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Lifelong learning with an SPIE Membership

Laura Sharik, manager of Education Services, illustrates how an SPIE Membership can serve as a gateway to continuous learning and professional development.

Instructional Webinar Series

Preview courses for free. Our webinars provide an introduction to various optics and photonics topics while also offering a preview of some of our most popular courses.

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Digital certificates and badges

Showcase your expertise with industry-recognized digital badges and certificates from SPIE and enable employers and collaborators to quickly validate your credentials.

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Teach a course for SPIE

SPIE instructors are highly qualified technical experts passionate about sharing their knowledge. To join our course roster, read our guidelines and submit your course proposal.

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SPIE, ABET, and Accreditation

ABET is the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. SPIE works with industry, government, and academia to ensure that the academic programs of colleges and universities related to optical and photonics disciplines are kept current and relevant and prepare graduates for entry into practice in the field.