Welcome to Quincy University’s Professional Development in Education (PDE) program, providing innovative teaching and learning opportunities to accommodate your professional development needs. 

If you have an account with Quincy and know your log-in information, you can register for courses through the portal.

If you have taken courses with Quincy in the past but do not remember your log-in information, send an email with your name (and ID# if possible) to pde@quincy.edu

If you have not taken courses with Quincy in the past, please follow the instructions below.

  • 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 questions regarding the PDE program, the online application, or registering for courses, email the School of Education Professional Development Coordinator at PDE@quincy.edu.  

Onsite Courses - Summer 2024:


Hope Pavilion

5220 S. 6th Street, Suite 2500, Springfield, IL

  • 6/04/24:  Lead It Like Lasso: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 6/06/24:  Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians: True Stories of the Magic of Reading: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 6/25/24:  Those Who “Can’t…” Teach: True Stories of Special Needs Families to Promote Acceptance, Inclusion, and Empathy:  A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 7/15/24:  The Writing Strategies Book: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Kristina Henneise)
  • 7/16/24:  Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom:  A Book Study  (Instructor:  Kristina Henneise)
  • 7/17/24:  Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading:  A Book Study  (Instructor:  Kristina Henneise)
  • 7/22/24:  Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Upper Elementary Classroom: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Kristina Henneise)
  • 7/23/24:  Every Student, Every Day: A No-Nonsense Nurturer® Approach to Reaching All Learners: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 7/24/24:  Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Kristina Henneise)
  • 7/25/24:  Unearthing Joy: A Guide to Culturally and Historically Responsive Curriculum and Instruction: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 7/29/24:  Let’s Talk About Banned Books  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)
  • 7/30/24:  2025 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award Nominees: A Book Study  (Instructor:  Julie Alexander)