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Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD)

Online certificates, conferences, workshops, and customized programs to meet your online and blended learning needs.

At a Glance

What: Proven strategies for excellence in online teaching and learning. Offering online certificates, conferences, workshops, and customized programs to strengthen your online learning environment.

Who: Taught by recognized experts and practitioners from UW-Madison and across the nation.

Certification: Programs provide professional development certificates, continuing education units, and digital credentialing.

Questions?: Please contact us for answers.


Interested in a blended certificate?

Our Distance Teaching & Learning Conference offers three blended certificate packages that allow you to earn a certificate and attend the conference, all without breaking your budget.

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Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD) offerings:

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

August 7-9, 2018

Fundamentals of Online Teaching

April 17 - May 28, 2018
June 5 - July 16, 2018

Professional Certificate in Online Education (PCOE)

January 23 - May 21, 2018
May 8 - September 17, 2018

Certificate and Specialty Programs

Our Team

Bridget Powell

Program Manager

Janet Staker Woerner

Faculty Associate – Program Manager

Kat Abbott

University Services Program Associate

Kimary Peterson

Senior Outreach Specialist

Wendy Fritz

Program Director