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Ohio Dominican provides educators with relevant, accredited courses to help them stay current with best teaching practices while renewing their teaching licenses.

Our professional development courses are convenient and tailored for working teachers.
  • Courses are instructed by qualified district teachers or ODU faculty.
  • Other courses offered at schools or online.
  • Discounts available for teachers in the Columbus Diocese.
Review the course descriptions and details in the drop-down below and register today!

  • Diocese of Columbus Summer Learning Academy
    The Summer Learning Academy 2018 will provide the opportunity to examine Catholic education and what the future should look like in our schools... good instruction and assessment, an environment of critical thinking and risk taking and a place for innovation. We invite you to join in the discussion, discovery and dialogue. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 19th and 20 at Ohio Dominican University.

    Register Here

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  • 2017 Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Development Opportunities
    Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools (GJPS) has partnered with Ohio Dominican to offer Professional Development credit for teachers.  
    • Course Title: Young Adult in the Classroom:Making Connections with Students through Literature
      09/06/17 04/11/18
      Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
      Number of Credits:
      : $165.00
    • Course Title:  Teaching a Responsive K-1 Math Classroom
      Dates: 09/21/17 - 04/26/18
      Location: Blacklick Elementary
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Teaching a Responsive 2-3 Math Classroom
      Dates: 09/21/17- 04/26/18
      Location: Lincoln Elementary
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Teaching in a Responsive 4-5 Math Classroom
      Dates: 09/20/17 - 04/26/18
      Location: Blacklick Elementary
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Multisensory Phonics Instruction
      Dates: 09/20/17 - 05/09/18
      Location: Chapelfield Elementary School
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Reading Recovery Teacher Collaborative with Phonics Study Extension
      Dates: 09/27/17 - 04/17/18
      Location: Chapelfield Elementary School
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Google Level 1 Training
      Dates: 04/05/18 - 05/23/18
      Location: Gahanna-Jefferson Elementary Schools
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00

    Register Now

  • Columbus Diocese Professional Development Opportunities

    Ohio Dominican has partnered with the Columbus Diocese to offer the following courses to teachers for professional development credit:

    • Course Title: Instructional Practices and Developing a Growth Mindset
      Dates: September  29 & 30 2017, February 9& 10 2017
      Location: Bishop Watterson High School
      Number of Credits: 1
    • Course Title: Grade Band (K-8) Workshops: Growth Mindsets in the   Classroom
      Dates: September 12, 2017 – February 15, 2018
      Location: Catholic Schools
      Number of Credits: 1

    Register Now

  • Stay at ODU
    Coming to town for your professional development? 

    ODU offers on-campus accommodations for those enrolled in our professional development courses. Our campus is just minutes from COSI and downtown Columbus and our comfortable residence halls offer you a fun living environment at an affordable price.

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  • Offer Professional Development at Your School
    Ohio Dominican makes it easy and affordable to offer professional development opportunities to your teachers right in your school.

    No matter where they are in their careers, ODU's courses focus on outcomes that give your teachers - and their students - a competitive edge.

    We provide a range of classes that can be taught by qualified teachers in your district or by Ohio Dominican faculty. Classes can be held in your district, on ODU's campus or online.

    Get started today!
    • Submit your course proposal, syllabus and instructor's resume to Happiness Mapira at mapirah@ohiodominican.edu.
    • We'll review your proposal within five business days.
    • Once approved, we'll provide you with a registration link for teachers to enroll.


    Contact Happiness Mapira at mapirah@ohiodominican.edu. Phone (614) 251-7641.