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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: Modelnetics
      Dates: 
      August  2019 to  December  2019
      Location:
      Office of Catholic Schools, Columbus OH
      Number of Credits:
      2
      Cost: 
      $330.00
    • Course Title: Guided Math Workshop
      Dates: September 
      2019 to October  2019
      Location:
      Immaculate Conception Marian Hall
      Number of Credits: 
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Action Research Teaching Students of Poverty
      Dates: 
      January 2020 to April 2020
      Location:
      St. Mary-German Village
      Number of Credits: 
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: 2019-2020 Weekend Workshop
      Dates: 
      september  2019 to March 2020
      Location:
      Bishop Watterson High School
      Number of Credits: 
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00

    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: Jan. 13 – March 6, 2020
    • Course Registration Dates: Registration is open until Jan. 24, 2020
    • ODU Course Instructor
      Angela Deimling, 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


  • 2019 -2020 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:K-1 Literacy: Supporting Young Readers
      Dates:
      August 1, 2019 to November 5, 2019
      Location:
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Google Level 1 Training
      Dates:  September 9, 2019 -  November 11, 2019
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: STEMucation CBL and EDP Unit Design
      Dates:  September 17, 2019 -  October 29, 2019
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Workshop in Secondary ELA Classroom Grade 10 Part 1
      Dates:  August 27, 2019 -  December 15, 2019
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: K-5 Math: Conferring & Small Groups: Book Study
      Dates: August 21, 2019 - April 8, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Responsive Teaching in Reading Recovery
      Dates: August 28, 2019 - March 20, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits: 1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family - Jefferson Elementary
      Dates: 
      August 26, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location:
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family - Lincoln Elementary
      Dates:  
      August 26, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family -  High Point Elementary
      Dates:  
      August 26, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family - Blacklick Elementary
      Dates:  
      August 26, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family - Chapelfied Elementary
      Dates:  September 23, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Creating The School Family - Royal Manor
      Dates:  August 12, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Supporting Foundational Literacy Skills
      Dates:  
      September 9, 2019 -  March 18, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Book Study: Understanding Texts and Readers -Clark hall
      Dates:  
      August 29,  2019 -  April 9, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: 2019-2020 Middle School Studies Cohort
      Dates:  
      August 22,  2019 -  March 10, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Central Ohio Elementary Counselor PLC
      Dates:  
      August 27,  2019 -  May 5, 2020
      Location: 
      Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:
      1
      Cost: 
      $165.00
    • Course Title: Teach Like A Champion Book Study
      Dates:  September 23, 2019 -  April 20, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: We Got It Book Study
      Dates:  September 30, 2019 -  April  2, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: The Body Keeps the Score - A Deeper Look at Trauma
      Dates:  September 24, 2019 -  May 12, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title:  Literature Connections for the Classroom
      Dates:  August 21,  2019 -  April 15, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Central Ohio Elementary Counselor PLC
      Dates:  August 27,  2019 -  May 5, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: STEMucation CBL and EDP Unit Design
      Dates:  September 17, 2019 -  October 29, 2019
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: 2019 - 2020  Middle School Social Studies Cohort
      Dates:  August 22, 2019 -  March 10, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Mindsets and Moves
      Dates:  August 26, 2019 -  March 2, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Investigating Secondary ELA Workshop Grades 9-12
      Dates:  September 9, 2019 -  March 9, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: Google Level 2 Training
      Dates:  January 13, 2020 -  March 16, 2020
      Location: Gahanna- Jefferson Schools
      Number of Credits:1
      Cost: $165.00
    • Course Title: ED Leadership in GJPS, 2019-20
      Dates:  August 28, 2019 -  May 20, 2020
      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.

    Questions?

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