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The Professional Development Institute

Learning continues at the Professional Development Institute at Keystone College! Relevant, timely online training! Enroll now to stay current on critical topics!

Please stay in contact, email us anytime at pdi@keystone.edu and we will respond promptly.

The Professional Development Institute

Keystone College
Ward Hall
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440-0200
email: pdi@keystone.edu
570-945-8621 or 570-945-8622

Upcoming Online Professional Development Courses

Teaching Online

Teaching Online

When you don't meet your students face-to-face teachers must adjust their tactics and strategies to help them identify struggling students and to ensure students are engaging and learning the material. This course offers a brief survey of the major models, tools, and techniques in teaching online.  ACT 48 approval through the Professional Development Institute.
Parents Survival Guide to Teaching at Home

Parents Survival Guide to Teaching at Home

Have you been thrust into the role of teacher due to the current health crisis? Join us for this informational program designed for parents to “Ask the Educator.” Two education instructors from Keystone College will go over the ABC’s of easing into successful teaching and provide guidance to parents as they embark on this new role.

A Personal Message from the Professional Development Institute

Our Mission

The Professional Development Institute at Keystone College drives organizational success and personal growth by creating premier customized education and training solutions for a diverse, ever-changing workforce and world.

 As a free resource for customers and business partners of the Professional Development Institute, Keystone College students, and our community, we are offering three courses at no charge.  The courses are Creativity in Teams and Organizations, Introduction to Critical Thinking, and Personal Creativity. These courses have “free” after the title.  When you enroll, you will be asked for first name, last name, and email address on the registration form. Once you complete the form, a personal login will be sent to you by our online training partner MindEdge. You can then proceed to complete each course at your own pace.

 

Certificate Programs and Workforce Education

Lifelong learning is a key to continued career advancement for employees and an organizations’ growth and sustainability.  Providing opportunities for higher education to your employees is an investment in their future and the future success of your organization.  Educational opportunities for growth & development can be linked to retention.

Please inquire about the following programs. Certificate programs can “step up” or transfer to academic degrees at Keystone College. Courses are provided onsite at a company, online or at the college location.

Customized Workforce Training

Workforce TrainingThe Professional Development Institute at Keystone College specializes in customized training for organizations, and provides cost effective solutions to workforce challenges and skill gaps.  Partner with us to develop the skills of your workforce and maintain a competitive advantage.

Training can be delivered:

  • On-site at workplace or off-site at Keystone College
  • Face-to-face/online/hybrid formats
  • Weekdays, weekends, or evenings

Personal Enrichment Programs

Discover new interests with personal enrichment workshops.

Parents Survival Guide to Teaching at Home

Parents Survival Guide to Teaching at Home

Exploring Orange Wines

Exploring Orange Wines

Ladies Night Out – Think of the Pastabilities!

Ladies Night Out – Think of the Pastabilities!

Can Do Cannolis

Can Do Cannolis

Credentials for Educators

Distinguish yourself from a competitive workforce by mastering skills in your field with a credential. 

Youth and Recreation Programs

Boys and girls can enjoy a variety of athletic camps and adults can expand recreation interests with our youth and recreation programs.

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Additional Options

Check out the Keystone College Regional 3-D Design Center and Keystone College Environmental Education Institute for additional continuing education options.

Keystone College 3-D Design
Keystone College Environmental Education Institute