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The purpose of all teacher professional development is to help teachers develop and apply the knowledge and skills necessary to help students learn. The intended outcomes of teacher professional development are defined in terms of improved professional practice, but the long-term goals should always focus on improved student outcomes.

Statewide Inservice Day - Friday, October 10, 2014

Oregon Educators' Professional Development Commission

This public website for posting and sharing professional development opportunities was developed in 2009 as the result of Senate Bill 443 for the purpose of "providing statewide collaborative leadership for prekindergarten through post-secondary education in the areas of school improvement."

Current ODE Offerings

Find the most up-to-date list of professional development opportunities being offered by the Oregon Department of Education in our Calendar of Events.

Related ODE Pages


  • Oregon DATA Project  External Link 
    The Oregon DATA Project is a statewide initiative designed to improve student achievement by collecting, analyzing and using longitudinal data to inform individual instruction.
  • ReadOregon  External Link 
    ReadOregon offers online literacy courses and modules through five of Oregon's public university teacher education programs. ReadOregon courses encompass 7 thematic areas (literacy foundations; literacy strategies and methods; literacy for diverse learners; literacy assessment; leadership in school reading programs; literature; and practicum) and 4 authorization levels (early childhood, elementary, middle school, and high school).

  • See specific areas for related contact information.