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What's New

We help build state capacity to establish or operate professional development programs.

The LINCS Professional Development Center (PD) Center assists states in meeting the state leadership requirements set forth in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 223. By leveraging available LINCS resources, trainings, and train-the-trainer opportunities, states can expand their capacity to establish or operate a high-quality professional development program.

What We Do

The LINCS PD Center offers services to state staff to help build state PD programs. Services aim to help states:

  • Use and/or customize LINCS resources
  • Develop state/trainers, including program-based instructional leaders
  • Improve training delivery and access
  • Integrate technology
  • Better support local providers

To get started, visit the following pages:

Assess PD Program

Identify priorities and gauge implementation

Access Training

Request and customize LINCS trainings for your PD program

Technical Assistance

Engage in activites designed to support your PD programs

Contact Us

Contact the LINCS PD Center (pdcenter@lincs.ed.gov) to:

  • Request LINCS trainings or train-the-trainer opportunities for your state

  • Request LINCS training materials

  • Ask questions about the LINCS PD Center’s new structure and capacities

  • For more information, see prior PD Center newsletters: Jan. 2017, July 2017, Nov. 2017, Jan. 2018, March 2018

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