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Professional Development
The Rogers School District works to provide staff with the support and professional development needed to create an environment of educational excellence where all belong, all learn, and all succeed.
Professional Development Announcements
Secondary PD Schedule for March 10
 The March 10 schedule of secondary meetings, topics and locations for the 2 hour make-up PD sessions is posted below in the Secondary District PD Days folder.  Contact PD Director at 479-636-3910 with questions! 
MLP Update
Users experiencing trouble accessing or viewing features in My Learning Plan should try using a different browser other than Explorer, such as Chrome, Firefox or Mozilla.
Revised Professional Development Schedules
Due to school days missed to inclement weather, the January 20 and February 17 PD days are now scheduled to be made up in 6 2-hour sessions on Mondays

1/20/14
2/17/14
3/10/14
3/17/14
4/14/14
5/12/14

Schedules for K-5 and 6-12 are posted in the PD/Meeting Folder below.
PD Handbook '13-'14
The RPS PD Handbook for '13-'14 is posted in the Professional Development Files.  This handbook contains a description of the plans for professional development on district days, building days, and the Teacher Evaluation Training.  It contains several meeting schedules and user guides for frequently used services related to professional development.  As updates develop the PD Handbook will be updated and changes will be tracked.

PD and Meeting Calendar 2013-2014
The Professional Development and Monday Meeting Calendar for 2013-2014 is posted in the PD/Meeting Folder below.  Events are color coded to help determine the various district, building, and department meetings and professional development days throughout the 2013-2014 school year.
New Registration System at Northwest Arkansas Coop
The Northwest Arkansas Coop is implementing a new workshop registration system.  Users will need to create accounts in the system before registering for workshops.  Instructions with detailed steps to create an account and register are provided in the COOP REGISTRATION ASSISTANCE Folder on this page.
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Updating My Learning Plan Profiles
Certified staff members please log into My Learning Plan and update your profiles. This is especially important if you have made a change in your building, teaching assignment, subject area, etc.

Professional Development Files
 Child Maltreatment Training
Directions and guide to complete the Child Maltreatment Training on the AETN IDEAS portal
 Coop Registration Assistance
Step by step directions to create an account and register for workshops in the updated system at the Coop.
 IDEAS Portal
Tips for using IDEAS for on-line professional development
 PD Handbook
PD Handbook for '13-'14
 PD/Meetings
Color coded events calender for 2013-2014
 Professional Development Plan and Procedures
These Documents outline the Rogers Public Schools Professional Development beliefs, requirements, and procedures as well as a timeline of district initiatives and information about each initiative.
 Secondary District PD Days
Schedules, course catalogs, and maps for District PD to be held at HHS in 2013-2014
 TESS Training Materials
Handouts and Presentations used in the August 15 TESS Training
 Results Imagine Video.mp4
Survey Results Video
Department Contacts
+ Atwell, Debbie
Click on name to see details.