Archdiocese of Chicago

 PD for Teachers: University of St. Francis Minimize

The University of St. Francis (USF) is pleased to offer educators working in Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools a selection of online graduate courses at reduced tuition rates through our partner program. Graduate-level courses are available through the partnership in the following endorsement areas: Bilingual Education/ESL, Educational Technology, LBSI (Special Education), and Reading Teacher.

·       Courses taken through the Archdiocese of Chicago partner program may be rolled into select USF master’s degree programs (M.S. Teaching & Learning and M.S. Reading) for up to seven years. See for additional information.

·       Effective Spring Semester 2019, tuition for courses offered via the Archdiocese of Chicago partner program will be $195 per credit hour.

·    Educators should refer to ISBE for the most up-to-date information regarding endorsement requirements:

o   CLICK HERE for Bilingual Education/ESL, Reading Teacher, and Technology Specialist

o   CLICK HERE for LBSI (Valid for Grade Range Held)

New Graduate Course for Spring ‘19

Legendary Teacher Traits

New course for teachers

3 Credit hours - $585

February 11 – April 8, 2019 | online course (registration closes 1/28/19*)


Additional information and registration for courses offered through the partner program can be found at


For questions regarding this opportunity: or 815-740-3699


 PD for Teachers: Dominican University Minimize
Dominican University will offer educators working in Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools online graduate courses at a 25% discounted rate for Arch educators.

Graduate-level courses are available in the following endorsement areas:

Additional information can be found at:



(708) 524-6456




 St. Xavier University Minimize

St. Xavier University Alternative Licensure & Endorsement Programs


We are working in conjunction with St. Xavier University to offer alternative licensure programs for teachers who are not yet licensed as well as teachers who are looking for endorsements in various areas. In order for our teachers to receive a discount, we would need 10 or more students enrolled in such programs. The following link offers more information about these programs: St. Xavier University - List of Programs  
Please let us know if you know of any teachers that may be interested in these programs by filling out this form Interest in St. Xavier University Programs so that we are able to provide more information to St. Xavier University.