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Professional Development

2021 Spring PD Provider Application

PD Provider Registry:

The Department is pleased to announce the 2021 Spring Professional Development Provider (PD) Registry Application for providers interested in becoming approved and added to DESE's online registry, those seeking approval for additional content areas, and those who need to renew their three-year approval status. The Department welcomes a variety of new and continuing providers, i.e., professional organizations, non-public schools, not-for-profit organizations, private and for profit organizations, individuals, educational partnerships, corporations, educational agencies, and associations whose PD programs demonstrate characteristics of the Massachusetts Standards for High Quality Professional Development.

The online application will be available from Wednesday, March 17 through Wednesday, April 21 at Resources & Tools for Providers page. Applications will be reviewed starting Thursday, April 22 in order of receipt, with an expected turnaround time of one to two months. Providers are encouraged to consider providing online PD opportunities. Anyone with any questions about the PD registry application can email

Last Updated: March 9, 2021

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