Professional Development in Education

 

Quincy University’s Professional Development in Education (PDE) program provides innovative teaching and learning opportunities to accommodate your professional development needs. Our program is designed to help you pursue professional development and lifelong learning through workshops, lectures, seminars, courses, and conferences across a wide range of subjects.

Our processes have changed! Use the link below (PDE Online Application) to set up a student account. Once you complete this application, our IT department will email you within a few days with a username and password. With your student account, you will be able to log in to register for courses and to check your unofficial transcript. For assistance with the online application or registering for courses, contact the IT HELP DESK at 217-228-5250. 

For questions regarding the PDE program, contact the School of Education at 217-228-5420 or email PDE@quincy.edu.  

 

6/30/20 COVID 19 Update:

  • With Illinois being in Phase 4 of Restore Illinois Plan, we are able to open registration for the July 22nd and July 23rd courses at Noll Pavilion in Springfield, IL to 21 students. The room capacity at Noll Pavilion is 45, which at 50% capacity in Phase 4 will allow for 21 students and 1 instructor. 
  • Some of our summer Onsite Course will be held online with a combination of Zoom and Google Classroom. See below for details.
 

 

Account Creation

The form below is for account creation. You should only need to fill out the form one time. Your username will be the email address you had previously given us on the form. Please, save your password in a secure location. 

YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED IN THE EARLY FALL, AS WE ARE EXPERIENCING SOME TEMPORARY DELAYS.

Professional Development in Education Courses

For assistance with the online application or registering for courses, contact the IT HELP DESK at 217-228-5250.  

 

Onsite and Online Professional Learning Courses are available! 

 

Onsite Professional Learning Courses  (Formerly called Graduate Credit Workshops)

Location for the in-person Onsite Courses in Summer 2020 is Noll Pavilion in Springfield, Illinois.

Registration for Onsite courses held at Noll Pavilion is limited to 21 students per course.

 

Some Onsite Courses have been switched to an online format using a combination of Zoom and Google Classroom. The instuctor has added this note for the online courses: These courses will be conducted via Zoom and Google Classroom. Obtain and read the book before the course date. On the date of the course, we will use a combination of Zoom and Google Classroom - you will need to be available via Zoom the date and times of the course. We will not be on Zoom the entire time, but we will still be maintaining 8 contact hours that day.

 

For course descriptions click here: Onsite Course Descriptions

 

6/8/2020 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading Book Study   MSE5RE230

 

6/15/20 Instructor: Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

“Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice” Book Study MSE5RE340

 

6/16/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Ink and Ideas: A Book Study  MSE5RE343

 

6/17/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

The Writing Strategies Book: A Book Study  MSE5RE221

 

6/18/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

These 6 Things: How to Focus Your Teaching on What Matters Most – A Book Study MSE5RE236

 

6/22/20 Instructor: Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

“Hacking School Culture: Designing Compassionate Classrooms” Book Study MSE5RE341

 

6/29/20 Instructor: Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

“Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice” Book Study MSE5RE340

 

6/30/20 Instructor: Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

“Hacking School Culture: Designing Compassionate Classrooms” Book Study MSE5RE341

 

7/7/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading Book Study   MSE5RE230

 

7/15/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Ink and Ideas: A Book Study  MSE5RE343

 

7/16/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies: A Book Study  MSE5RE235

 

7/20/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Choice Words: A Book Study MSE5CM176

 

7/22/20 Instructor Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

“i wish my teacher knew..” Book Study MSE5ST192 

 

7/23/20 Instructor Julie Alexander, in-person at Noll Pavilion

Book Study: 2021 Rebecca Caudill Nominees  MSE5RE342

 

Newly Added: 7/30/20 Instructor Kristina Henneise, online via Zoom and Google Classroom

Book Study: The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading MSE5RE344

 

Online Professional Learning Course

Course descriptions can be viewed by clicking here: Online Course Descriptions

MSE5CM150 Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agent

MSE5SP100 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching

MSE5SP102 Autism & Asperger's Disorder: Information & Effective Intervention Strategies

MSE5CM130 Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior

MSE5CM181 Build School Communities: Brain Smart Classroom Management

MSE5ST125 Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children                                                                         

MSE5ST113 Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use & Abuse

MSE5EC103 Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services

MSE5EC102 Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment

MSE5EC100 Early Childhood: Program Planning

MSE5EC101 Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development

MSE5AS107 Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning in the Classroom

MSE5LA267 English Language Learner: Language Acquisition

MSE5LA268 English Language Learner: Methods & Materials

MSE5ST171 Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools

MSE5SP103 Inclusion: Working with Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms

MSE5ST153 Infant & Toddler Mental Health: Issues & Information for Educators

MSE5SP101 Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher

MSE5RE150 Reading & Writing in Content Area

MSE5RE170 Reading Fundamentals #1: An Introduction to Scientifically-based Research

MSE5RE171 Reading Fundamentals #2: Laying the Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction

MSE5RE172 Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment

MSE5CI216 Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher

MSE5WR157 Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching & Assessing

MSE5TG100 Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers

MSE5MA124 Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm

MSE5MA147 Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards

MSE5ST143 Traumatized Child: The Effects of Stress, Trauma & Violence on Student Learning

MSE5CI206 Try DI!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program

MSE5CM115 Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom

MSE5CI208 Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards

MSE5ST112 Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies

MSE5CI143 Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction