Professional Development Center


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The Professional Development Center (PDC) is the outreach agent of the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) of the University of Southern Maine. Our mission: To provide innovative and sustained professional development that enables PK-12 educators and school communities to serve the needs of their students.

We work collaboratively with SEHD departments and programs, the Southern Maine Partnership, the , PK-12 school communities and educational organizations, non-profit organizations, and professional associations. We develop, implement, and administer credit and non-credit courses, workshops, and institutes to supplement and expand professional development opportunities for educators.

Please visit our Services page for more details about what we offer.