The Professional Development Alliance is an Illinois Empowered approved Professional Learning Partner under the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools (IARSS).
The mini-grant is offered through the offices of Dr. Shawn Walsh, Regional Superintendent of Will County and the Honorable Chris Mehochko, Regional Superintendent of Grundy/Kendall County with the purpose of providing professional development for districts in all three counties.
A variety of approved Administrators’ Academy programs are offered at PDA throughout the year.View AA Workshops
Having a training or event at your location? We have expert presenters who can present a wide range of topics to your teachers and professional staff.
Trainings Onsite at Schools
Learn new skills and concepts you can use in your classroom or school and get the professional development you need.PD Trainings at the PDA
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The PDA is an approved Illinois Empower Professional Learning Partner in all three priority areas under IARSS. We can assist your school with the Illinois Empower application, school improvement process, work plan, Illinois Quality Framework and more.
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Illinois Empower Video
We provide onsite staff development, public workshops, graduate education courses and degree programs, consulting services, meeting facilitation, event educational planning services and technical assistance to schools and other agencies.
The Professional Development Alliance is a one-stop source for all of your professional development needs. We will design, provide or arrange for any professional development programs, materials and/or services to help meet your goals.