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Southwest Center

Southwest Center for Educational Support

Southwest Center for Educational Support

Promoting innovation and professional learning in schools across the region.

Welcome to the Southwest Center for Educational Support at Keene State College, where we are committed to assisting with your professional development needs. We offer a wide variety of high quality, innovative services that will expand the knowledge and expertise of teachers and administrators, helping to positively impact student success.

The Southwest Center collaborates with educators and schools across the region by providing professional learning opportunities at all levels. Additionally, we support the NH Department of Education on various statewide and regional initiatives.

We are here to meet your professional learning needs - feel free to contact us at any time with ideas about how we can serve the educators in your district.

Workshop Highlights

The Southwest Center provides a wide range of workshops that vary in style, format, and content. Recent Professional Development Offerings include:

  • Assessment
  • Curriculum and Instructional Practices
  • Paraprofessional Training
  • Special Education
  • Technology

More about Workshop Highlights

Custom Training and Consulting

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The Southwest Center will work with your school or district to design customized professional learning activities and provide consultation. We can meet at your school or on campus at Keene State. More about Custom Training and Consulting

Tailored Master's Programs

“Working in conjunction with KSC, we have been able to develop a cohort program for potential school leaders. This opportunity has been a great way to build capacity in the district.”
– Kimberly Rizzo Saunders, Superintendent, Contoocook Valley Regional School District

Keene State College’s tailored Master’s programs offer an excellent opportunity for you to bring your staff to the next level. More about Tailored Master's Programs

Event Coordination

Registration, speakers, catering
Computer labs, lecture halls, meeting rooms
Event Size
Groups from five to five hundred

Let us help plan and coordinate your professional development event, ranging from a single workshop to a multi-day conference. Our team can assist with presenter recruitment, workshop content, evaluation, CEUs and graduate credit, advertising, registration, food, and facilities to ensure your event is organized and successful. More about Event Coordination

About Us


Southwestern Curriculum Instruction and Assessment Group (CIA)

Southwest NHSAA Superintendents' Group

Southwest Principals' Collaborative Group

Marlborough Partnership

Contoocook Valley Regional School District Principal Leadership Cohort

(LESCN) Local Education Support Center Network

The Southwest Center for Educational Support is the professional learning component of the Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College. More about About Us

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Southwest Center for Educational Support at Keene State

Keene State College
229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435-2605

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