Take Advantage of ADEA's Professional Development Opportunities

Advance Your Dental Education Career through ADEA's Professional Development Programs

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) offers the best continuing education programming to help you keep up-to-date in the ever evolving field of dental education. Whether you're looking to expand your teaching skills, enhance your leadership abilities, or learn about the latest research, ADEA has programs and resources that will help you meet your professional goals. ADEA's unique online resources, such as the ADEA Online Library, MedEdPORTAL, ADEA Curriculum Resource Center and ADEA Journal of Dental Education, are conveniently available at www.adea.org.

ADEA's professional development opportunities enable you to:

  • Develop new teaching skills and refresh current competencies.
  • Keep up-to-date on best practices in the classroom and in curriculum development.
  • Learn how to incorporate the latest technologies into your teaching.
  • Explore inter-professional education.
  • Maintain licensure.

Take advantage of ADEA's numerous collaborative and self-directed learning opportunities.

Collaborative Learning Experiences

ADEA's collaborative learning experiences are dynamic, scheduled events where dental educators have the opportunity to connect with colleagues, expand their knowledge through discussion with peers, and participate in face-to-face educational exchanges with content experts while earning CE credits.

Self-directed Learning Experiences

If you like to access information on your own at your own pace, then ADEA's self-directed learning experiences are for you.

Professional Development Resources

Educational resources are materials that faculty may use to supplement teaching materials.

In addition, ADEA offers a variety of resources to help financially support participation in learning experiences. 


For more detailed information, visit www.adea.org. If you have questions about ADEA professional development programs, please call (202) 289-7201 or email opd@adea.org.