Professional Development Institute 2016-17

The Professional Development Institute has concluded for 2016-17.
This year's focus was assisting low-income, first-generation students and students of color in finding the right fit and persisting to graduation. Materials from each of the four workshops can be found by clicking on the following links.

Planning for Financial Fit and Affordability
presented by uAspire
Friday, November 4

Finding the Right Postsecondary Fit - Social/Emotional/Cultural Considerations
Friday, December 2

Connecting Postsecondary Education to Career Pathways
Friday, January 20

Effective Strategies for Student Persistence
Friday, February 17


St. Louis Graduates Professional Development Institute is made possible thanks to the Norman J. Stupp Foundation, Commerce Bank trustee.

Additional support from Lumina Foundation made possible a partnership with uAspire on the financial fit workshop. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), BioSTL and BJC HealthCare are providing in-kind support on the career pathways workshop. The Professional Development Institute is presented in partnership with EducationPlus.