Professional Development Institute 2017-18

The St. Louis Graduates Professional Development Institute, held in partnership with Education Plus, provides free professional development workshops to those advising middle school, high school, and college students, particularly those who are from low-income communities, are first-generation college-goers, and students of color. 

Over seven years, PDI has provided training for over 800 counselors and advisors on student postsecondary planning, access and persistence.

Workshops have concluded for 2017-18.  Information about workshops for 2018-19 will be posted in early fall.

Click the title to access the agenda and handouts from past workshops:


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

The Professional Development Institute is presented in partnership with EducationPlus.