regional professional development academy
The Central Regional Professional Development Center was established by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in 1995.
The mission of the Central Regional Professional Development Center is to build the capacity of educators and schools to maximize student performance through high quality professional learning.
Seventy-one school districts directly benefit from services provided by the Central RPDC. The Central Region is comprised of the following fourteen Missouri counties:
Bates Benton Carroll Cass Henry Hickory Johnson Lafayette Morgan Pettis Ray St. Clair Saline Vernon
The state Regional Professional Development Centers provide a wide range of services to meet the needs of teachers, administrators, and school districts. Each center will differ from the others as the goal is to meet the district needs of professional educators of each region.