Professional Development Program
The Professional Development Program has been a leader in the engaged university through its commitment to continuing professional education and extended learning for the public service for the past 35 years. A recognized, award-winning resource to federal, state, and local governments as well as for many non-profit organizations, PDP represents state-of-the art capacities in education, training, research and evaluation, video production, and public education campaigns. PDP has a current portfolio of over $38 million of sponsored funded contracts and grants with a staff of over 215 employees supporting a wide range of programs geared to assist workers in nearly very NYS agency as well as reaching local government workers in every NYS county. Strengths of the program have been cited as: good command of adult education and non-traditional program design; well-established, long-term relationships with state and local government agencies; a partnership-based entity that forges and manages effective linkages in providing contract deliverables.
Eugene J. Monaco, Public Service Professor
Executive Director Professional Development Program
Rockefeller College University at Albany
School, college, division or unit: Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy