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2023 Fall Professional Development Provider Application Notification

The Department is pleased to announce the 2023 Fall Professional Development (PD) Provider Registry application window. (There will also be a spring application session in 2024.) The application process is for:

  1. Providers interested in becoming approved and added to DESE's online registry,
  2. Approved providers seeking approval for additional content areas, and
  3. Providers who need to renew their three-year approval.

The Department welcomes a variety of providers, such as professional organizations, non-public schools, not-for-profit organizations, private and for-profit organizations, individuals, educational partnerships, corporations, educational agencies, and associations whose programs demonstrate characteristics of the Massachusetts Standards for High Quality PD.

The online application will be available from Tuesday, September 19 through Tuesday, October 24 through DESE's PD Resources & Tools for Providers page. The expected approval turnaround time is one to two months. Providers are encouraged to also consider providing online PD opportunities. Questions about the application may be directed to .

Last Updated: September 11, 2023

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