Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center is the outreach agent of the U.S.M. School of Education and Human Development. We develop, implement, and administer credit and non-credit courses, workshops, and institutes to supplement and expand professional development opportunities. Learn more about Professional Development Center.

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Looking for customized courses?

Check out our summer offerings!

Certificate of Graduate Studies for Cohorts

Here you will find program requirements, admission information, application deadlines and more!

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Eager to learn more about the teaching of writing and explore your own writing?

Southern Maine Writing Project encourages you to apply for the 2047 Invitational Summer/Fall Institute at USM!
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Warmer weather is around the corner, time to get ready for summer writing fun!

The Southern Maine Writing Project offers young authors a chance to write in a relaxed environment in its Young Authors Camps

Summer Reading and Writing Workshop

Information for both parents and graduate students, about the workshop this summer July 5, 6, & 7 and July 10-27 (Monday-Thursday)