The Center for Professional Development

The Center for Professional Development
Center for Professional Development 2015
What is the Center for Professional Development?

The newly launched Center for Professional Development (CPD) is a collaboration between the Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSSP), Morgridge College of Education (MCE), Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW), and University College (UCOLL). By working across boundaries with these established colleges, the CPD is able to bring its students a modern curriculum that is interdisciplinary, salient, community focused, and built to suit them.

Professional Development Hosted by MCE

As a part of this partnership, MCE faculty are offering classes through the CPD. Current offerings from MCE faculty are showcased below.

Writing a Dissertation Proposal or Doctoral Paper: From Stumbling Block to Stepping Stone

Join DU’s Jeanne Jacobs PhD for this creative, hands-on workshop as she helps you create a step-by-step strategy for successfully writing your dissertation proposal. In this workshop you will learn about each of the key sections of a dissertation proposal, their purpose, and what they must include, as well as tips for how to complete each section efficiently.

Sustaining the Fire: Reawaken Your Passion for Teaching

Recapture your passion for teaching (and learn why it’s ok for your fire to ebb and flow) in this three-evening workshop with Paul Michalec, Clinical Professor in Teaching and Learning Sciences at MCE.

Summer STEM Institute

Please join us for a week-long immersion into STEM education, where you will gain access to the STEMinspired network. Your entire team is encouraged to attend. Each attendee will earn 40 contact hours for this week-long Institute.
The STEM Summer Institute is presented by STEMinspired in partnership with Center for Professional Development and Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

STEM for Adults

The Center for Professional Development is now offering a suite of STEM for Adults courses beginning with a half-day immersion in robotics, coding, electronics and more! Join us on June 18 and learn that you’re never too old to learn something new! STEM for Adults programs are open to everyone – even beginners with no tech experience.

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