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Office of Professional Development

Welcome to the Office of Professional Development! Our department offers flexibly scheduled face-to-face and online courses covering a broad range of topics for those who want to attain or maintain certificates or licensure in a particular field, learn new job skills or simply want personal enrichment.

Coursework for Educators

Founded 90 years ago, Notre Dame College has a long tradition of teacher education. We continually review and update our teacher education programs with new courses to strive to offer professional development that informs teachers about emerging technologies, pedagogies and interpersonal relationships that are Circle Button so important to have when working with students, families and administrators.

Fall 2014 Course Catalog 

The Professional Development Fall Course Catalog for Educators can be viewed here.

To register online for any of these courses, click here. You can also print the registration form and mail in your selection(s) with your check. Please note that you are not able to register for classes using Internet Explorer. Please open with a different browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.).

Registration Form

4/5 Endorsement

Teachers who hold an Early Childhood PK-3 Teaching license may add a fourth and fifth grade endorsement that is aligned with the Ohio Academic Content Standards for 4th and 5th grades. See page 16 in Fall 2014 catalog for information on this four course, 9.5 credit program. For additional questions, contact Kris Jensen at 216-373-5219 or kjensen@ndc.edu . Click here to register.

Reading Endorsement

The Notre Dame College Reading Endorsement prepares teachers to support the reading needs of all students in grades PK-12, whether they are struggling or gifted readers.  See page 16 in the Fall 2014 catalog for details on this program. For additional information, contact Jennifer Kelly at 216-373-6386 or Marissa Bozak at 216-373-6337.
 

Educational Partnerships

Notre Dame College is partnered with a number of organizations to provide quality and relevant professional development for educators.

 

Professional Development Staff

Tina Jurcisin
Administrative Coordinator
216.373.6520
tjurcisin@ndc.edu
Kris Jensen
Coordinator
216.373.5219
kjensen@ndc.edu

Karen Poelking
VP Community Relations &
Director, Professional Development
216.373.5239
kpoelking@ndc.edu