Welcome to RESA 8's Professional Development Department
USGS Leetown Science Center
USGS Leetown Science Center


The RESA 8 Professional Development Program provides the leadership and initiative for collaborative efforts in planning and implementing high-quality professional development/technical assistance services. These efforts are based on identified critical needs of county school systems and are designed to enhance school improvement and student achievement.

Professional Development Program initiatives and services include:

  • Special topics in Leadership and School Improvement
  • Implementing the Learning School Innovation
  • Technical Assistance to identified schools
  • Annual Conference for School Administrators
  • Regional Administrator Networking
  • ASCD Connected Communites Group
  • Instructional technology integration
  • Regional Science Fair- High School Division
  • Regional Science Fair- Middle School Division
  • Regional Social Studies Fair
  • Regional Math Field Day
  • Graduate credit coursework
  • Substitute Teacher Training
  • Instructional Materials Caravan