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.)

Engaging Learners Academy Courses (open until August 31st):

That's a Good Question: Strategies to Build Critical Thinking (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

Disciplinary Book Clubs for Grades 3-12: A Transformative Practice for Literacy and Social-Emotional Learning (Audience: Grades 3-12) - Asynchronous

How to Connect Math & Literacy: Getting Students Reading, Writing & Speaking in Math Class (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

Keeping it Real: Innovative Ideas for Informational Text (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

How to Foster Resilience in a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom (Audience: K-12) - Asynchronous

Getting Started with E-Learning in the K-12 Classroom (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

Getting Started with Formative Assessment for Today's Classroom: Grades 6-12 - Asynchronous

Critical Thinking: Developing Reasoned Thought Through Deep Content (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

Knowing is Half the Battle: Teaching and Learning for Depth of Knowledge (Audience: Grades K-12) - Asynchronous

Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century! (Grades: K-12) - Asynchronous

Summer Academy Courses (In Person Training):

Math & Movement (Grades K-2): August 25, 2021, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Post Middle School

Math & Movement (Grades 3-5): August 25, 2021, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm at Post Middle School