Take your learning to the next level.

Expand your knowledge and create opportunities. Move your career forward or in a different direction. Enhance your ability to work with others. Explore new ways of thinking. Do it all with flexibility and support from our expert faculty and staff.

Our programs are designed to help you pursue professional development and lifelong learning through workshops, lectures, seminars, courses, and conferences across a wide range of subjects. 

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Certificate Programs

These programs for educators, artists, and mental health professionals can help you expand your skills and advance your career without committing to a degree program.

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Online Courses

Fine-tune your design skills or advance as a teacher through courses that allow you to study what you want, when you want, where you want.

Explore online courses for professional development

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Center for Reading Recovery

Discover opportunities to participate in literacy-focused workshops and courses for educators as well as our annual Literacy for All conference.

Explore the Center for Reading Recovery

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Center for Math Achievement

Deepen your mathematics content knowledge through our on-campus workshops for educators or request a consultation in your school or district.

Explore the Center for Math Achievement

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Center for Inclusive and Special Education

Uncover resources through our center’s development opportunities, including offerings from the Lesley Institute for Trauma Sensitivity. 

Explore the Center for Inclusive and Special Education

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Institute for Arts and Health

Bring a new skill set to your profession by learning to use the arts to promote health and well-being in educational, community, and institutional settings. 

Explore the Institute for Arts and Health

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Creativity Commons

Lesley’s Creativity Commons offers scholars and students space and resources for generating, sharing, and practicing meaningful, original ideas. 

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STEAM Learning Lab

A new way for our students and community partners to engage in learning and inquiry-based exploration. Embracing the “maker” way of knowing, this is a place for our community to play, tinker, design, and create.

Explore the STEAM Learning Lab.