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 2018 Catalog

Fall courses for educators seeking licensure renewal and building skills are now available. Click here to view the Fall 2018 Catalog for Educators courses.

Classes will be available on campus and online. Courses will be available in technology, common core, classroom management and much more.

Register today with Instructional Delivery Services (IDS) for on campus classes (registration form in link below). Notre Dame will also be offering online classes. Click the blue button. At the Course Catalog page, click on the Technology catalog to register. In addition to the Notre Dame online courses there are other online opportunities through Teacher Education Institute (TEI). See their link below for a list of courses.

Please note that you do not register for IDS or TEI courses through Notre Dame College but directly with them. Click on their links below for more education. Also, do not use Internet Explorer while trying to view or register for classes as you will not be able to do view pages.

 

NEED A TRANSCRIPT? 

Click here and select BEGIN ORDER and follow the directions. You will need your social security number OR student ID to proceed. If you would like to download directions, click here.

 

Nursing Professional Development Day

Join Jacqueline Robinson. Ph.D., MBA, MSN, ACNS-BC, RN, CCRN, CHSE, in a two-day seminar, “Simulation: The A, B, C’s & Debrief” on March 13 and 14, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Notre Dame. To access a PDF with details of this development session and registration information, click here. To register for the seminar, click on the blue button above that says “Click Here to Register,” and then select the Nursing Professional Development catalog to proceed and sign up for the session.

 

Educational Partnerships

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

 

Teacher Leader Endorsement

Notre Dame College in collaboration with Instructional Delivery Services is now offering a Teacher Leader Endorsement program

Notre Dame College’s Teacher Leader Endorsement is tailored to meet the needs of the working professional educator. It is designed for the teaching professional that desires a larger leadership role in improving the delivery of instruction. The teacher leader will be instrumental in supporting and mentoring teachers, especially the four year residency candidates, as well as leading school improvement initiatives, assisting school administration with professional development activities and other collaborative leadership efforts. Additionally this endorsement will help to qualify educators for the Lead Professional Educators License, the highest qualification of Ohio’s 4-tiered licensure structure.

Entrance Requirements for Teacher Leader Endorsement:

  • Current Ohio educator license
  • Completion of master’s degree
  • Four years of successful teaching experience

Required Courses:

ED594M Measurement Based Decision Making in the Professional Learning Community

ED594E Ethics and Principles of Teacher Leadership

ED594I Collaborative Coaching for Improving Instruction

ED594L Practicum in Teacher Leadership

*Prerequisite ED594E, ED594M, ED594I

Courses can be taken in any order but must conclude with ED594L Practicum in Teacher Leadership

TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM CONTACT:

Sandy Weaver, Instructional Delivery Services at 216.406.5556

4/5 Endorsement

At this time we are not accepting any new students into the 4th/5th Grade Endorsement Program as we are currently in the process of modifying the curriculum in order to meet with updated ODE requirements.  If you would like to be considered as a potential new student in Fall 2018, contact Kris Jensen at 216-373-5219 or at kjensen@ndc.edu

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. Click here for details on this program.

Principal Licensure Program

Educators interested in a career as a school principal or administrator can obtain the necessary coursework by enrolling in this 8-course (24 credit), online endorsement program. Educators must have a Master’s degree and current teaching license as well as other requirements to begin the program. For all requirements of the program and more information click here.

 

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

 

Events

Nov
17
November 17
4:30 PM
Saturday November 17, 4:30pm
Christ the King Chapel - Admin Bldg. 3rd Floor
E.g., 11/17/18
E.g., 11/17/18