Professional Development Institute 2018-19

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.

PDI has concluded for the year. Thanks to all who joined us! Click the following links to find materials from this year's workshops. Stay tuned for the 2019-2020 workshop calendar!

September 21, 2018 - Ensuring a Good Financial Fit: The Critical Role of Financial Aid Advising  Presented with MASFAP

November 9, 2018 - Match & Fit: Advising for Student Postsecondary Success

January 25, 2019 - Helping Students Identify Career Pathways

February 22, 2019 - Building Cultual Competency

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.