Professional Development

Welcome to the APS Teaching & Learning Professional Development Page

APS is offering a variety of online professional development opportunities for employees this summer and for the 2021-22 school year. 

If you see a course of interest in the list below, click on it.  Click on the registration link under the Description to be connected to the ProDev Portal. (ProDev Basics:  How to Access ProDevHow to Register for a Course and How to Submit a Course Evaluation)

With the majority of our trainings becoming self-paced, or asynchronous, the list below will be updated regularly, so please check back often. (You must be logged into your ASD Google account before clicking on any link below.)

STAR Training (Asynchronous):

Getting Started With STAR 2021-22 (Grades K-12)

i-Ready Training (Asynchronous):

 i-Ready Training 2021-22 (SVLC, Weston, Open Doors and Middle School Math)

Virtual Academy Courses (Asynchronous Training open until
June 1, 2022

Assessment - Not Just Another Four Letter Word! (Grades 3-12)

Functions of Behavior and Classroom Behavior Management Strategies (Grades K-5)

Using Restorative Justice Practices in the Classroom (Grades K-5)

A few reminders regarding clock hours:

  • Remember to log in to the ProDev Portal and register for all of the APS sponsored clock hour courses that you participate in (Welcome Back Days, PLC Meetings, Staff Meetings, etc.).
  • In order to earn clock hours your attendance must be verified by the instructor (i.e., sign in for every session you attend) AND you must complete an evaluation for the course within 30 days of the end date of the course. No exceptions!
  • Questions? Need help? Contact Brenda Dobry at 360-618-6235 or send an email to [email protected].