Professional Development

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WEST aurora university

Mission
District 129 regards professional development as a fundamental responsibility for all staff. Support is provided to educators in their continual efforts to improve instruction and increase student learning. In addition to job-embedded learning, District 129 employees have the opportunity to participate and engage in district provided professional learning experiences outside of the contractual work day. These courses will challenge participants to make lasting changes in their approach to teaching and learning.

 

District 129 regards professional development as fundamental to promoting the success of our school community.  We strive to become an organization that values professional development as a platform to provide our students and community with meaningful learning opportunities that will make a positive impact in the lives of our students.  As a learning organization, we believe that professional development is an opportunity to empower our community and staff.  Through continuous learning, we will positively impact our students.  Support is provided to educators in their continual efforts to improve instruction and increase student learning. In addition to job-embedded learning, District 129 employees have the opportunity to participate and engage in district provided professional learning experiences outside of the contractual workday. These courses will challenge participants to make lasting changes in their approach to teaching and learning.

If you have any questions about West Aurora University, please contact:

Laura Beatus
lbeatus@sd129.org

Registration Questions?

Contact Missy Glock
mglock@sd129.org

Register using Performance Matters

 

 

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

Staff requesting tuition reimbursement, for courses that are pre-approved by Dr. Smith prior to taking the course, will be reimbursed on a first come/first served basis at the rate of $75 per credit hour.  Credits will be reimbursed up to 6 hours for general courses and up to 9 hours for a graduate program. 

Please fill out the tuition reimbursement form along with sending proof of payment and official transcripts to Human Resources, attention Tricia Miller.

Download the Tuition Reimbursement

in-service credit

In-service work done with the approval of the District shall be credited on the compensation schedule, upon presentation of proof of completion to a maximum of nine (9) hours credit to be received before the completion of a Master’s degree and an additional nine (9) hours in-service credit after completion of the Masters.

Please fill out the request form and send to Missy Glock. 

Request for In-Service Credit

Laura Beatus

Laura Beatus

Professional Developement Coordinator
Melissa Glock

Melissa Glock

Professional Development, Accountability & Evaluation