Welcome to the In-Service Education Center.
The Jacksonville State University In-Service Education Center provides high quality professional development programs to meet the ever-increasing demands of public school teachers and administrators. The Center is one of eleven Regional Inservice Centers established by the Alabama Legislature in 1984. The JSU In-Service Center provides professional development programs to approximately 5,000 teachers and administrators employed in 15 school systems in Northeast Alabama. These school systems are: Anniston City, Attalla City, Calhoun County, Cherokee County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Etowah County, Gadsden City, Jacksonville City, Oxford City, Pell City, Piedmont City, Randolph County, Roanoke City and St. Clair County.
The budget and the programs offered by the In-Service Education Center are the responsibility of a Governing Board composed of representatives from JSU, 15 school systems, and the Alabama State Department of Education. The programs offered by the In-Service Center are designed to enhance teaching skills and knowledge to improve K-12 student achievement. Funding of the In-Service Center is provided by Legislative appropriations.
The In-Service Education Center at Jacksonville State University is associated with the College of Education and Professional Studies and is located at the JSU, McClellan Center, 100 Gamecock Drive, Anniston, Alabama. The Center is also responsible for the administration of Alabama Science in Motion, Technology in Motion, Alabama Reading Initiative, and Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative.