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District-Based PD

In-District Professional Development

Custom programs for your district from an approved provider with MA DESE. Workshops for school & district leadership teams, supervision and evaluation, teacher leaders, classroom teachers, para-professionals and more.

> Customized district-based Professional Development

> Supervision & Evaluation (EdEval)

Leadership Institutes

Year-long training and round-table collaboration tailored to your role and years of experience. Solve problems, foster improvement, and apply learnings and best practices. Now enrolling.

> Learn more about our Leadership Institutes

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Graduate-level courses & PDP workshops are offered throughout the year. Topics include culture, leadership, special populations, content-based training, curriculum, and more.

> View our Open Enrollment catalog

> Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement

Academic & Licensure

Cohort Leadership

Cohort based leadership licensure, degree, and certificate programs are offered in partnership with other colleges.

> Superintendent EdD & Licensure
> Principal MEd & Licensure
> Teacher Leadership Certificate
> STEM Externships for Teachers
> MEd for Math Educators


Andre RavenelleWilliam James College Names Fitchburg Schools Superintendent André Ravenelle Executive Director of Teachers21

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Principals' Roundtable & 

Assistant Principals Institute 

Begin in October. Join with a trusted group of colleagues. 

Facilitated by seasoned school administrators, Matt King and Jim Marini, share ideas and strategies to help you handle the challenges of leading schools in this time of great complexity and accountability.

Learn more and register here.


Mentor Training with Mary Merrigan

Begins October 18th

New Mentors embarking on their first mentoring assignment. Experienced Mentors seeking an opportunity to refine and strengthen their skills. Any educator interested in becoming a mentor or learning more about the mentoring process and program. Program is 1 full day plus 1 half day(TBD) determined with group. 

Learn more and register here.


Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching Institute with Shoshy Starr

Begins October 25th

Instructional leaders and coaches play a crucial role in impacting the culture of the school and improving practice. The sessions will provide training in becoming an effective communicator as coach, strategies for building relationships with teachers and principals, and tools for lesson study to help teachers improve instruction. 

Learn more and register here.


Computing and Society for High School Educators - Shaping Powerful Digital Citizens -MA DLCS Series (In Partnership with MassCUE) with Steve Ouellette and Jim Looney ONLINE

Begins November 18th ONLINE

Learn more and register here.