Our mission is to improve student achievement through customized, high-quality professional development that maximizes educational leadership and refines teacher instructional practices. Working in collaborative partnerships with districts and schools, we are committed to the rigor necessary to create effective teachers, outstanding schools, and extraordinary results.

Who We Are

Since its inception, Professional Development Plus has served urban, suburban and rural districts.  Urban districts include Chicago Public Schools; Gary Indiana Community Schools; Detroit PublicSchools; Trenton, New Jersey; East Chicago, Indiana, Racine, WI; Jackson, Mississippi; Nashville, TN. The suburban districts include Rich Township SD 227 Matteson, IL; Prairie Hills SD 144 Markham IL, Posen-Robbins SD143.5 Posen, IL Sunnybrook SD 171, Lansing IL

Led by President, Stephanie Jackson-Prather, PDP is comprised of a dynamic team of experts who represent a broad spectrum of excellence in education.



We believe that our unique Data-Centered Framework combined with our dynamic team of professional educators can significantly impact student achievement in districts across the United States. We believe that all children can learn when inspired and instructed by passionate, highly-qualified teachers.