Professional Development

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Professional Development (PD) days and the work in which certified and support staff will be engaged is guided by the APS Mission and Guiding Principles, Goals and Objectives, and Vision of the Graduate as well as emergent needs of our student population.  The content of specific professional development days is determined by district and building leadership in collaboration with certified and support staff in each building to create a plan that fosters collaboration and innovative thinking.
Below are our PD days for the 2023-2024 school year (PD is held after students are dismissed on scheduled In-service/Early Release days unless otherwise noted):
  • August 29 - 8am-3pm District-wide & Building-based
    September 21 Building-based or Departmental
    October 3 District-wide
    November 1 - 8am-11:30am    District-wide
    December 6 Building-based or Departmental
    January 11 District-wide
    February 16 Building-based
    March 19 Building-based or Departmental 
    May 22 Building-based