Professional Development

With immediate results

Professional Development at St. Ambrose University provides training solutions to a diverse clientele throughout the Quad Cities.

Our classes and workshops are academically based with real world applicability. After attending class, you will be able to apply what you learned the very next day.

Take a tour around the site to learn about various training opportunities including courses that we customize for your organization's specific needs. You can also find a course by starting with a skill you'd like to improve. And take some time to read what our clients have to say about their experience.

Additionally, continuing education units (CEUs) are available for many of our programs.

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Leadership Certificate

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Earn your Leadership Certificate by taking just six classes!

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Customized Training

Let us create a training program just for your team

We can "break the mold" and create a program tailored specifically for your needs! Training can consist of a lunch session to a yearlong series and anything inbetween!

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Facility and Room Rental

St. Ambrose University's North Davenport Education Center provides a state-of-the-art learning environment as an alternative to traditional off-site meeting facilities.

It is available for rental Monday through Friday for training seminars, retreats, conferences, business meetings, presentations, and continuing education programs. Meeting rooms can be arranged to accommodate your group's unique needs. Click here to submit the online rental request


  • All classrooms are multimedia
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access in all rooms
  • Convenient, free parking 
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Tables with comfortable, upholstered chairs
  • Team Rooms available for break-out sessions
  • Catering service available. In addition to beverage and snack service, we are able to provide several full menu options for your event. 
  • Classrooms: single room capacity of 30 people 
    Large meeting room: capacity of 60 people 
    Team rooms: three rooms available

Standard Equipment

Multimedia podium with computer equipped with Microsoft Office Suite; DVD/VCR/CD player; Laptop connections; LCD projector; Flipchart and markers; Whiteboards; Wi-Fi internet; overhead projector; and video cameras are available.

Contact Information

To learn more about facility availability or to schedule a personal tour, please contact or 563-333-5723.


Cheryl Riley-Hayles

Professional Development
North Davenport Education Center
1950 E. 54th St.
Davenport, IA 52803

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 27 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!