APS Professional Learning Department | Professional Learning & Conference Center

We ARE a Learning System!

Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning provides every educator with opportunities to become an even more effective agent for the success of our students.

Every educator will have the resources to obtain high-quality, professional learning designed to build professional knowledge, skills, competence, and effectiveness by utilizing the National Professional Learning Standards through Learning Forward.

Are you a new Educator to APS for the 2019-2020 school year?

Great!!! Welcome!!! We hope you have your best ever education experience with APS!

Here are some links to information that you will need:

Here is a LIST OF COURSES that we recommend for new educators.

All of us here at the Professional Learning Center look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you!!!

-- Jennifer Sheldon, Director of Professional Learning

New Educator Handbook 2019

Additional Online Professional Learning opportunities for College Credit / Recertification Credit / ELD Credit / Salary Advancement - CLICK HERE


The Professional Learning and Conference Center


15771 East 1st Avenue,

Aurora, CO 80011

Phone: 303-326-2000 ext. 28720

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

Professional Learning Opportunities

Upcoming PLCC Conference Room Events

Pre-Approved Online Professional Learning Opportunities

Based on criteria developed by the Professional Learning Department we have determined that the following organizations provide appropriate and rigorous online coursework. We do not endorse these organizations, however, their coursework meets our expectations; and therefore certificates earned through them will receive automatic approval.

Online courses provided by organizations other than those listed to the right will be subject to a vetting process and may not be approved.

If you have any other course providers you would like for us to consider adding to this list, please contact

The Professional Learning Team:

Jennifer Sheldon - Director of Professional Learning

Email: jmsheldon@aurorak12.org

Phone: ext. 28703

John Wollbrinck - Department Clerk

Email: jdwollbrinck@aurorak12.org

Phone: ext. 28701

Justin Peterson - Site Technician

Email: jepeterson@aurorak12.org

Phone ext. 28720

Shawn Roloff - Non-Instructional Educational Technology TOSA

Email: smroloff@aurorak12.org

Phone ext. 28730