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Professional Development for Educators

The faculty and staff at Keene State College work directly with new and experienced educators to provide professional development opportunities which address the educators’ goals and objectives. Professional development opportunities are offered in convenient locations, at reasonable times, and at affordable prices. Opportunities include degree programs, school embedded training and coaching, online learning options, as well as customized professional development designed in collaboration with local educators through the Southwestern NH Educational Support Center (SWnhESC @KSC).

Southwestern New Hampshire Educational Support Center

The Southwestern New Hampshire Educational Support Center (SWnhESC) at KSC is the educator professional development component in the Division of Continuing Education.

We provide high quality professional development to educators in the Monadnock region and statewide. Services are tailored to individual or school district needs and include on-site customized graduate courses, individual workshops, summer institutes, conferences, job-embedded coaches, needs assessments, technology plan assistance, eRate support, and grant development.

In collaboration with the New Hampshire Department of Education, the SWnhESC and the Division of Continuing Education host the Annual Statewide Educator Conference at KSC.

Graduate Studies for Educators

Keene State College has a long history of preparing exceptional teachers and educational professionals through post-baccalaureate, certificate, master’s and post-master’s programs in Education.

Continuing Education

Enhance your career as an educator. Upgrade your knowledge and skills through various professional development courses, including graduate-level courses and short professional workshops. Courses are offered in various formats.


Location and Hours

Rhodes Hall, S111.

Open Monday–Friday,
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact Educator Preparation

To learn more about Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College, please contact the Educator Preparation Office or the Department Chair for a particular program.

Educator Preparation Office
603-358-2286
229 Main Street

Keene, New Hampshire 03435