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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

June 5 - July 16, 2018
September 11 - October 22, 2018
November 6 - December 17, 2018

Fundamentals of Online Teaching for Health Care Professionals

September 25 - November 5, 2018

Professional Certificate in Online Education (PCOE)

May 8 - September 3, 2018
September 11, 2018 - January 14, 2019

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

Conference Manager

Wendy Fritz

Program Director