2023-2024 Graduate Academic Catalog

Graduate School of Education Professional Development

The Graduate School of Education is home to five centers that offer professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators, as well as a wealth of resources to individuals and districts involved in activities for educational improvement and institutional reform. The common goal of the centers is to engage individuals and districts in activities related to the improvement of learning outcomes for children and youth. Their focus is on developing and disseminating innovative, research-based models for teaching and learning, particularly in literacy, mathematics, science, and special education; on providing professional development and training programs for individuals and districts aimed at school-wide improvement; and on the expansion of best practice through professional development, program evaluation, research, and scholarship.