Professional Development

Professional Development
The School District of Palm Beach County has many opportunities for Professional Development and is committed to providing, promoting, and monitoring high-quality professional learning that increases the effectiveness of our instructional and non-instructional personnel.

  • New Educator Induction and Support
  • Clinical Education Training (CET)
  • Professional Development Opportunities (Online, Blended, Face to Face)
  • Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Teacher Support
  • Professional Development Certification Program (PDCP) - Alternative Certification
  • Teacher Development, Evaluation, and Professional Learning Communities
  • Teacher Leadership Development - Empowering Teachers to Learn and Grow

Leadership Development
From aspiring leaders to seasoned administrators, the School District of Palm Beach County's Leadership Development programs focus on improving student achievement by providing rigorous and relevant professional development opportunities. These programs are designed to prepare and support our creative and passionate leaders with interpersonal skills, communication and conceptual skills, and group leadership skills to lead schools toward improving student learning and academic growth.

  • Aspiring Assistant Principals Program (AAPP)
  • Preparing Future Principals' Program (PFPP)
  • Assistant Principals' Leadership Academy (APLA)
  • Coaching of Current and Aspiring Leaders
  • Leader Evaluation
  • Principals' Leadership Academy
  • FAU UPPI Wallace Grant including Leaders for Excellence and Equity (ExEq) and the Leadership Development System (LDS)

State Plans
Links to the State Evaluation Plans can be found under Reports and Publications.

The School District of Palm Beach County