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ARCH Professional Development
Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Schedules

ARCH Programs for Adult Learners

Misericordia University’s Teacher Education Department/Graduate Education Programs include a professional development opportunity for the educator interested in professional growth and Act 48 credits. A student enrolled in these courses will receive three (3) graduate credits (not transferable toward a master’s degree) and Act 48 credits. Misericordia also offers professional development courses through the ACT 45 PA Inspired Leadership Series geared toward the school administrator with the opportunity to earn ACT 45 (PIL) hours. All courses are taught by well-qualified instructors who have expertise and experience in the areas they teach.

Tuition: $300 per credit, $900 per course

Dates: Dates as indicated

Times: Variable; as depicted after each individual course offering.
Courses are offered fully online or in a blended (hybrid) format.

Registration: To register, please contact Karen Cefalo at 570-674-8094 or email:


  • Earn Act 45 (PIL) hours while increasing your capacity to lead and developing authentic tools, resources, and plans for your school district
  • Courses are offered in virtual and asynchronous online formats, in either 7 or 15 week terms, at the very affordable cost of $300/credit
  • Contact Dr. Colleen Duffy at with questions about the program

Fall 2023 ACT 48 Schedule

Spring 2024 ACT 48 Schedule

Graduate Education Professional Development Center

To register, please contact 570-674-8094; or email