The Office of Professional Development division consists of employee education, care and custody, and campus operations for GDC Headquarters.
Employee education to include professional training and developmental opportunities is offered to all employees of the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC). Employee education helps to build and maintain a quality workforce enabled to create a safer Georgia by effectively managing offenders and providing opportunities for positive change. All training opportunities for staff are delivered through the Georgia Corrections Academy (GCA), Leadership Development Unit, and Administrative Support Unit.
Units within the Office of Professional Development: