Professional Development Programs

PDPI 2019 group with their certificates
VNTP 2016 group with Vietnamese flags

Current Programs

PDPI group visiting Southwest Middle School

PDPI Brazil English Teachers Program

The purpose of this 6-week certificate program is to offer English language enrichment and professional training designed specifically for high school English teachers from Brazil
ZJNU 2019 by Union Jayhawk

KU-ZJNU Faculty Development Program

The University of Kansas is pleased host a six-month intensive faculty development program and English language immersion experience for mid-career and senior faculty from Zhejiang Normal University. The program is designed and administered by KU with the assistance of Washburn University.

Previous Programs

VNTP ladies in traditional dresses

Vietnamese Teacher Training Program

The purpose of the program is to offer substantive English language enrichment courses and to offer workshop-type programming to:

Enhance the program participants' English language teaching capabilities
Introduce them to the use of information technology in the EFL classroom
Prepare them to train other English language teachers and to serve as resource contact points at the U.S. State Department's American Centers in Hanoi and HCMC.