Professional Learning - Real, Relevant, Right Now!

Welcome to the Southeast Missouri Regional Professional Development Center (Southeast RPDC). This center is located on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. As a state-wide system, the mission of the RPDCs is to build the capacity of educators through high quality professional learning to maximize student success. Our mission is to improve student achievement for all students in Southeast Missouri by providing appropriate and timely professional development to school communities in our service area. 

Southeast RPDC provides ongoing featured programs tied to statewide systems, as well as additional professional learning opportunities and support on a variety of relevant topics in education. We provide a variety of delivery methods based upon the needs of schools, including onsite at the RPDC, onsite at the school, and virtual.

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Workshops by Month

June 15-17 - Leadership Academy Completer Meeting - GRADUATION

June 15-17 - Leadership Academy Completer Meeting - GRADUATION




About the RPDC 

The Southeast Regional Professional Development Center is one of nine regional professional development centers established by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Funding of the Southeast RPDC is through an annual grant from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with monies generated by Senate Bill 380 along with support from Southeast Missouri State University and membership fees of participating school districts.  

Programs are offered predominately on Southeast Missouri State University campus in Cape Girardeau, Missouri (where the Southeast RPDC is located), but are also offered at member district host sites. The Southeast Region that the RDPC serves is comprised of sixteen counties: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Ripley, Scott, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Stoddard, and Wayne.

Physical Address
920 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Mailing Address
One University Plaza MS 0120
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701