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Professional Development Institute

The Professional Development Institute, in association with Portland State University offers graduate level credit in these PDI online courses. These are quarter credit courses. PSU’s Graduate School of Education has approved these credits which are typically used for credential renewal and/or salary advancement. Be sure to check with your district/state for their specific requirements. These courses are the curriculum and instruction from PDI but have been approved for credit by PSU. For more information about a specific course, contact caryn@webteaching.com.

  • PDI allows you to have 6 months in order to complete this.  The timeline begins from the day you register and runs consecutively, not concurrently, when taking multiple courses. course.)
  • Once you have met all the course requirements, PDI in conjunction with PSU will post your final grade. PSU will enter your course and letter grade into their system. You will have the opportunity at that point to access the PSU student account system to request an official or unofficial transcript. Unofficial transcripts can be printed at anytime at no cost via the PSU Cooperative Education website. 
  • If you have questions about credit for your PDI course, please contact the PDI Registrar, Pamella Pratt, at pamella@webteaching.com.
Please use the steps below to create a PSU student account (if you are a new student) and register for PDI courses. The full fee for tuition costs and instruction will be paid in one fee to PSU.

I’m a first-time PSU student

  1. Create your student account. To establish your PSU student account, visit pdx.edu/admissions/other-applicant and complete the account generation form. You will be charged a one time $25 fee, plus $2 for processing, payable online by VISA or MasterCard.
  2. PSU Odin Account Manager (OAM) system. Upon creation of your student account, navigate to oam.pdx.edu. Once you have finished the OAM process all of your PSU accounts will be synchronized on the PSU portal (myPSU), so that you can  obtain grades, make payments, register for other non-cooperative classes and use your PSU email. Make sure to either designate a preferred email or forward your @pdx.edu email address if you do not plan to check it regularly. Bills and other university communication will be sent to the preferred address on file.
  3. Register for your course. Use the PSU registration form to register for your PDI course. Be sure to include the following information:
    • Course number 
    • Department 
    • Grad/undergrad selection
    • PSU University ID number 

I’m a returning PSU student

If it has been more than six months since your last course or you have forgotten your PSU login information, follow steps 1-2, otherwise skip directly to step 3. 

  1. Go to oam.pdx.edu and click the 'Forgot your password' button. Using either you PSU ID number or ODIN username, follow the steps on the next screen to retrieve a new password. This process will refresh your student registration account and allow you to access Banweb. If you do not remember your PSU ID or username, contact CEED at 503-725-8279 or PSU admissions at 503-725-3511.
  2. Wait 5-10 minutes and then login to banweb.pdx.edu using your new credentials from step 1.
  3. Register for your course. Use the PSU registration form to register for your PDI course. Be sure to include the following information:
    • Course number 
    • Department 
    • Grad/undergrad selection
    • PSU University ID number 

Need help with cooperative credit registration or your PSU student account?
Email ceedreg@pdx.edu or call Mark Mentzer at 503-725-4825