Professional Development Initiatives (PDI)

 

Graduate Professional Development for Educators

Professional development courses for those seeking graduate credits towards relicensure and/or for elective courses for master’s-level degree programs.

Course Catalog

Collaborative Partners and Courses

Graduate credit aligned with the professional development provided by partnered schools & agencies.

Relicensure Seminars

Seminars which cover state-required areas of study for teacher re-licensure, held each semester.

Oct. 26, 2019 Seminars

Contact Us

Professional Development Initiatives
700 Terrace Heights #74
Winona, MN 55987-1399

Email: pdi@smumn.edu

Local Number: 507-457-6636
Toll Free Number: 877-218-4755
Fax Number: 507-457-6624

Teresa Taylor

Teresa Taylor

Executive Director, Center for Culturally Responsive Engagement

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH172
Campus Box: # 28
(612) 238-4573

ttaylor@smumn.edu

Michelle Reuter

Michelle Reuter

Program Coodinator

Professional Development Initiatives

The Heights, HT202
Campus Box: #74
507-457-6636
mreuter@smumn.edu

Rebecca Accettura

Rebecca Accettura

Graduate School of Education Coordinator

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH
Campus Box: # 28
(612) 728-5107

raccettu@smumn.edu

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