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Professional Growth

The Warner School is a place for people who want and expect more: Warner educators want a rigorous, thoughtful, and experience-based professional education; they want to do more as professionals, and they want to do it better throughout their lives. Theory, research, and practice merge at the Warner School, as we equip educators with the skills and resources to lead the way and effect positive change over the coming years.

Alumni are encouraged to use the Warner School as a resource for their continued professional development as educators.

Events & Lectures 
Attend a University of Rochester event or lecture and expand your horizons. Bookmark the News & Events page and we’ll keep you posted on upcoming visits from leaders in education and human development fields, as well as the professional development offerings of the Warner School.

Projects & Research 
Explore the many educational projects with which Warner faculty and students are engaged, and use Warner-generated knowledge to inform your practice. Please do not hesitate to contact faculty directly or the Office of Development and Communications should you like additional information on any of our exciting work. Visit Research & Projects.

Warner Center 
Learn about the unique role of the Warner Center for Professional Development and Education Reform to foster and support research-based innovative professional practice and systemic change in educational environments. In addition to working intensively with various school systems and community agencies, the Warner Center offers conferences and institutes that serve as a foundation for knowledge and change. Upcoming events are listed in the Warner Center’s Foundation Building area and/or in News & Events.

Programs & Courses 
Consider the many exciting possibilities to gain new knowledge and skills by returning to the Warner School for advanced study. Whether you are an educator interested in deepening your understanding of your work and interests or are considering educational options to advance your career, Warner has many interesting courses and degree and certification programs to meet your needs. Please call the Admissions Office at (585) 275-3950 to discuss options for advanced study at Warner.