Beginning Teacher Development & Support
Professional Development Center (PDC)

​​​​​​​​The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Professional Development Center  is located at 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane (opens in a new window) and is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 

In addition to providing planning and office space for the Beginning Teacher Development & Support Department, Regional Alternative Licensing Office (State), and The New Teacher Project Office, the Professional Development Center is responsible for a wide range of training and learning opportunities for teachers and non-instructional support staff. 


The vision of the Beginning Teacher Development & Support Department
is that every CMS student has a highly effective teacher. 
 Our mission is to improve teaching and learning in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools through research-based professional learning that is aligned with the district's strategic goals.