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Continuing Education & Professional Development

Achieve your professional goals with Drake Continuing Education & Professional Development.

Programs and Offerings

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high-quality face-to-face, online, and blended learning opportunities to PreK-12 teachers, athletic coaches, and administrators across North America and beyond.


Drake University has been on the approved list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since that association was established in 1913. Since the reorganization of the Association in 2000, Drake University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (312-263-0456,

Contact Information

Drake University School of Education
Continuing Education & Professional Development
Collier-Scripps Hall
2505 University Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

You may call the Drake Continuing Education & Professional Development Office Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 4:00 (CST), at:
1-800-76-TEACH (1-800-768-3224)
Or email us at:

March 13, 2020
To help limit exposure and spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, we are physically not in the office. We are still running normal business hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm CST, Monday through Friday. We will continue to process your coursework, including expedites during this time. You may also register for our online and video courses.

If you have questions about your coursework, registration or anything else, we strongly encourage you to email us at Thank you for your patience.

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