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Office of Professional Development

The Office of Professional Development is responsible for administration of the statewide training program for staff employed by or contracted with DDDS. The staff in the Office of Professional Development provides the following services:

College of Direct Support

Completion of the Delaware College of Direct Support is required for Direct Support Professionals, Case Managers, Program Coordinators, House Managers, Behavioral Support Staff, Nursing Support Staff, Employement Specialists, and any other individual providing supports.

CDS Learning Center:

PDU Training Registration


You may contact the Office of Professional Development at DDDS_OPD_Questions@state.de.us or through the Office of Professional Development