Man giving a lecture

Registration for 2022-23 Seminar Series begins June 21, 2022

Stimulating Professional Education for Chicago Area Educators

Northeastern Illinois University continues to offer a series of exciting interdisciplinary seminars to feed the intellectual hunger of community college and high school teachers of all disciplines. Starting in 2012 with a focus on English, the Pro Dev series has expanded to include History, Biology, Fine Art, Psychology, Philosophy, World Languages and Cultures, Ethics, and Political Science, with more to come.

Those seeking professional development and a nourishing space to explore the challenges of our evolving and volatile world can join Northeastern faculty members in these seminars designed to spur intellectual growth, reinvigorate classrooms, and increase relevance in our contemporary society.

2022-2023 Seminar Schedule now available

For 2022-23, we’re continuing to expand our horizons, adding seminars in Biology, Linguistics, examining the war in Ukraine, bringing back favorites in Literature, Ethics, and the essentials in Anti-Racism and Social Equity. Each three-hour seminar attended and completed earns the participant three (3) CPDU credits.

View the full seminar descriptionsTake a look then return to this page to register!

Have a larger group interested in a seminar delivered at your institution? If you have a group of 20 or more interested in a single seminar, please contact the Coordinator of the CAS Professional Development Series Timothy Scherman at, or our administrator Hilary Jirka at, to work out the details.

Pricing and registration

What's new for 2022-23

Seminar seats will be available for a flat fee of $100 per seat. No more price tiers!
Pricing for large (20+) groups that request a special session or a seminar presented at their home institution will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

We have also streamlined registration in response to your requests for a more straightforward process.

Please fill out this form to register as an individual or as an admin entering group registrations.

Register Now

Paying by credit card? We will email you a payment link after form submission.
Paying by check? We will email you an invoice with a mailing address after form submission.

Questions? Contact Hilary Jirka at