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Professional Development Institute

Providing timely, cost-effective, focused education and services for businesses and individuals.

About the Professional Development Institute

The Keystone Professional Development Institute helps businesses and individuals:


  • Experience success in an increasingly complex workforce
  • Advance business and technology skills
  • Participate in effective and industry-recognized training
  • Engage in education and training with higher education faculty, industry professionals, and community leaders
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Janet M. Jones

Director of The Professional Development Institute
(570) 945-8621
Ward Hall

Janet has spent 25 years in the fields of continuing education and workforce and organizational development. She listens to the needs of an organization related to the skills of their employees and the organization’s ability to work effectively and efficiently. Read more about Janet.

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John P. Gorel

Director of Corporate Relations
(570) 945-8622
Ward Hall

John’s career has centered around public relations, marketing, and project management. He has spent much of his time creating relationships between industry, non-profit, business, and local governments, developing practices to bring these separate entities together. Read more about John.

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

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