The Professional Development Center (PDC) is the outreach agent of the University of Southern Maine School of Education and Human Development (SEHD). 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 Maine Department of Education, 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.