2020 Professional Development Program

2019 Professional Development Program Cohort in Monterey CA

The PDP includes participation in the Inquiry Institute, a Design Institute, and a teaching experience.
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Advisors of PDP participants, or participants looking for resources to help get their advisor's approval to participate in the PDP, should review the PDP information sheet for advisors or supervisors.

*New Participants: Applying to the PDP  deadline Dec. 12, 2019

*Design Team Leader Application Process  deadline Nov. 13, 2019

Summary of PDP 2020 expenses


Important Dates

Inquiry Institute April 4-7, 2020, Monterey, CA

Design Institutes (participants attend one Design Institute, location dependent upon teaching team placement)

April 24-26, 2020: University of Houston

May 1-3, 2020: University of California Santa Cruz

Teaching experiencePDP participants put what they learn from the program into practice by teaching in an appropriate teaching venue in teams of 2-4 people. The timeframe varies from May to November, depending upon team placement