Professional Development for Teachers

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Teacher Certification Officer and Professional Development Program Coordinator
Donna Kerry M.A.
Phone: 313.927.1276
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Welcome to your future as a well-prepared, up-to-the-minute, K-12 educator or school administrator of the 21st century! Marygrove College has a nearly eighty-year history of training teachers. Marygrove-educated teachers can be found in public and private schools across the nation in classrooms and in leadership positions.

Select graduate-credit courses for re-certification from an extensive list of high-quality online or onsite courses. Marygrove is committed to your professional development and transforming the lives of children and young people one teacher at a time!


Courses Offered in Partnership with Learner’s Edge LLC.

Marygrove College is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2013, teachers may register for graduate-credit courses offered in partnership with Learners Edge, Inc. Courses may be taken for re-certification, professional development, salary increments etc. These instructor-led courses may be completed in either online or print based formats during specific semesters; Spring, Summer or Fall. Students pay and register for course materials with Learner’s Edge. Please select Marygrove College upon your online checkout or registration process.

To register, please visit, select “Partners”, “Academic” and choose Marygrove College as your institution.  You will find a wide variety of dynamic, flexible, relevant and affordable courses with teaching strategies, tools and resources that are immediately applicable in your classroom.

  • Tuition: 3 credit - $425   2 credit - $325     1 credit - $225
  • Registration and payment handled through Leaners Edge
  • Print-based and online formats are available
  • Special Group Pricing Available!
  • Select Marygrove College as your academic institution



Courses Offered in Partnership with PLS 3rd Learning (Onsite and Online)

In partnership with PLS 3rd Learning, Marygrove College offers both online and onsite courses that are creative, practical, fun, inter-active and with strategies immediately applicable to any grade level and content area. Onsite courses near your home offer the opportunity to collaborate face-to-face with other educators. Students pay and register for courses through the PLS 3rd Learning website.
Please check the PLS 3rd Learning website,, to view the up-to-date course offerings and to register/pay for courses.

  • Tuition:  Onsite - $ 606  (plus $10 required materials fee)         Online - $ 725
  • Registration and payment handled through PLS 3rd Learning
  • Select Marygrove College as your academic institution



Online courses offered in partnership with Teachscape

For more than a decade, Marygrove College partnered with Teachscape, a leader in K-12 professional development, to offer online graduate courses to partner schools, districts and state departments of education. Please note: Effective September 1, 2014, Teachscape is no longer partnered with Marygrove College and is pursuing other strategic initiatives. Students registered for recertification/professional development courses prior to September 1, 2014 will continue to have full access to the Teachscape learning platform as they complete their courses.


Courses Offered in Partnership with Canter

After a long and successful partnership, Marygrove College and Canter & Associates are no longer accepting registrations for recertification courses.  Marygrove College continues to provide classroom teachers with high quality, interesting, affordable onsite and online recertification courses that increase content knowledge and provide practical teaching skills and strategies for improving student success at all grade levels.

If you are interested in taking recertification courses with Marygrove College, please contact Donna Kerry, Program Coordinator at 313.927.1276 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Marygrove College offers many interesting and affordable online and onsite options for your recertification needs.



Peer Recovery Mentoring Course

If you are a part of the alcohol and other drug recovering community, learn to use your experiences to help others.

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MAT Program