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Center for Professional Development

Center for Professional Development

Every person has the potential to be even better.

The CPD offers robust programs in service of diverse communities, responding to their needs and striving to empower current and future leaders.

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Technology Basics Camp

Teachers will achieve technology fluency in the devices implemented in their classrooms, and will be well versed in educational apps and other technology tools that can be applied to education settings. Teachers will be able to competently create and share educational products that require the use and aggregation of text, number, video, audio, and photo files. Teachers will be able to apply acquired skills toward the learning of new technologies even after completion of the course.

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Effective Principal Program

The Effective Principal Program (EPP) is offered in cooperation with the Diocese of San Jose to principals in Diocese of San Jose Catholic Schools. The 2 year program is designed to emphasize effective leadership practices amongst principals, and provides a combination of cohort collaboration sessions and personal coaching tailored to individual school sites.

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Academy of Church Leadership

The Academy of Church Leadership (ACL) is offered in cooperation with surrounding diocese, including the Diocese of San Jose, to priests, deacons, and other church leaders The 3 year program is designed to introduce modern business management tools for use in the parish, and provides a variety of class sessions...

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Academy of Blended Learning

The Academy of Blended Learning (ABL) is offered in cooperation with the Diocese of San Jose to the seven K-8 Catholic schools that form the Drexel School Network. The two year program trains teachers in leading blended learning concepts, and how to expertly leverage technology and data analysis to create a strong and sustainable blended learning environment.

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Center for Professional Development

Guadalupe Hall
455 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050

(408) 551-3418