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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!

  • 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: Coaching/Mentoring Teachers within the Diocese
      January 2021 to April 2021
      Office of Catholic Schools, Columbus OH
      Number of Credits: 3


    Register Now

  • Teaching Insurance - Online Offering

    Course Name:  Teaching Insurance (Grades 6-12)

    This online, two-credit, graduate-level course for 6th-12th grade teachers in Ohio is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge and proficiency needed to effectively educate middle and high school students on the topics of basic property and casualty insurance principles as well as social security, Medicare, disability, life and health insurance. 

    • Online Course Run Dates: June 1 –  July 25, 2021
    • Course Registration Dates: Registration is open until May 31, 2021
    • ODU Course Instructor
      Edward Lukco, MBA

    Participants can complete the 10-module course as quickly as preferred, but must register for the course with at least six weeks before the end of the course.

    To register, complete our Professional Development for Teachers Enrollment Form. Under Select Program and Courses, choose ODU Online Offerings and select Teaching Insurance (Grades 6-12) Professional Development Course. 

    Register Here

    Course Scholarship
    Ohio Insurance Institute (OII) is offering full scholarships ($500) to educators who teach or plan to teach insurance topics. If awarded a scholarship, you will be reimbursed the course fee upon successful completion of the course.

    Get more details and apply for the scholarship below at ohioinsurance.org/teaching-insurance.

    Apply for Scholarship

  • 2021 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: Jefferson Elementary Diversity Exploration 
      Dates:  February 2021 -  May 2021
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: We STILL Got This Book Study 2.0: Furthering our Quest for Students
      Dates:  February 2021 -  April 2021
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Middle School East Diversity Exploration
      Dates:  February 2021 -  May 2021
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00

    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  downtown Columbus and our comfortable residence halls offer you a fun living environment at an affordable price.

    Learn More
  • 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.