Non-APS Professional Learning Opportunities

The learning opportunities listed on this page are not specific endorsements for particular programs or products, but are provided for your information.
Online Learning | Continuing Education | Workshops/Institutes/Conferences

VDOE Professional Learning & Development: The Professional Learning and Development portal connects educators, administrators and support services personnel to information about opportunities and resources developed by VDOE and non-profit organizations that provide professional learning opportunities for public school educators. The portal also provides a venue for school divisions to collaborate and share innovations and promising practices.

Online Learning

Continuing Educationeducation

Below is a listing of universities with education related course and programs for continuing your education.

Specific Programs



Cage Free Voices! Becoming Cage Free in Your Teaching: The Fundamentals of Online Student Engagement

Harvard Business Review Podcasts

Library 2.0 Online Learning Conferences & Webinars

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

Webinars are free and open to all educators. We provide replays if you aren’t able to join live and also certificates of attendance you can use for PD hours. Register to join one of our upcoming webinars!

Panda Pro

This fall, Virginia teachers will return to classrooms that utilize the Canvas LMS, and we want to make sure you are supported. We’re offering you a free one-on-one coaching session with an expert, a Canvas Panda Pro, to answer any Canvas questions you may have.These free, 25-minute coaching sessions with Canvas experts are available to any Virginia public school educator. This is a great opportunity to receive individualized help from a Canvas expert about a variety of topics, including blended learning, module best practices, instructional design, SpeedGrader, strategies for formative assessments, Canvas Quizzes, accessibility, and more Canvas tools.The Panda Pros are now available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week, until the end of September. Reserve your free Panda Pro coaching session here.

Praxis Test Preparation

VIBE Summer Webinar Series – Virtual Virginia, in partnership with the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) and Canvas, will present Catch the VIBE, a summer series of free 30-minute webinars highlighting best practices in blended instruction.

Register for Catch the VIBE Summer Mini-Courses