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Professional Development Division

Professional Development Division
Our professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators focus on the various aspects and issues of second language pedagogy, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and the teaching and learning of foreign languages, with a special focus on Spanish and Spanish for Spanish Speakers.

We will strive to ensure that education professionals who participate in our offerings will receive appropriate certification for their contact hours and learning efforts.

Many of our courses satisfy the various requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, including: Title I, Part A and C; Title II, Part A; Title III; and Title V.
We work closely with state and local educational agencies to customize our courses to their needs, and to ensure that state and local teacher inservice and certification requirements are met in a satisfactory manner.

Why Santillana PD?

Santillana PD offers ESOL and second language courses in two modalities: “onsite” or “online".
Santillana PD courses are specifically geared to the needs of language educators and parents of LEP/ELL students.
Santillana PD presenters are highly qualified specialists in the pedagogy and practice of the topics and methodologies they teach.
Santillana PD works closely with state and local educational entities, providing logistics, coordination, and certification management services.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009- Professional Development Opportunities

Santillana USA is committed to helping all students succeed by providing teachers on-going, effective product training and professional development opportunities that have a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning.

Click here to learn about our Professional Development Opportunities and Course Offerings.

Santillana ELE

Santillana ELE(Español Lengua Extranjera) brings together the proven track record in education of the University of Salamanca and the quality and standards of Santillana to produce Spanish-language learning books aimed at students and teachers. These are distributed throughout the 22 countries where Santillana is present as well as in most European countries, Canada, Japan, Taiwan and Korea.

Visit Santillana ELE online!

For more information, please contact Mario Nuñez, Director of Professional Development, at or call 1-800-245-8584 Ext. 687.