PDEssentials Overview

PDEssentials is based on Lucid’s flagship product, PDExpress, but offers a more streamlined set of PDMS tools and functionality at a lower price-point. PDEssentials is available as a Cloud or locally hosted solution.


  • Manages in-district courses and registration.
  • Manages out-of-district professional learning.
  • Manages teaching credentials/licensure.
  • Tracks and charts staff member PD hours and credit.
  • Includes the ability to create custom forms and electronic form routing.
  • Sends automated reminders and notifications via email.
  • Enables you to produce and share custom reports.
  • Allows administrators to create and save ad-hoc database queries.
  • Imports data from other data sources.
  • Sends automated reminders and notifications via email.
  • Allows administrators to upload and share district documents and forms.
  • Supports Apple iPAD (iOS6+).
  • Includes technical support and training.
  • Includes “How To” videos.
  • Includes updates and upgrades.

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