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The National Association for Professional Development Schools advances the education profession by providing leadership, advocacy and support to sustain professional development schools as learning communities that improve student learning, prepare educators through clinical practice, provide reciprocal professional development, and conduct shared inquiry.

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NAPDS VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU!

NAPDS VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU!

NAPDS VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU! Wednesday, January 27th 8:00PM EST CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (this event is free for NAPDS members) What is a CoffeeEDU? CoffeeEDUs are 60-minute, informal professional learning opportunities bringing together educators from across roles and...

Call for NAPDS Antiracism Committee Members

Call for NAPDS Antiracism Committee Members

Are you interested in engaging in equity, inclusion, social justice, and critical work on a national level? Consider joining the NAPDS Antiracism Committee! The Antiracism Committee NAPDS is currently seeking individuals to serve on the NAPDS Antiracism Committee for...

NAPDS Welcomes Anti-Racism Co-Chair Quintin Bostic

NAPDS Welcomes Anti-Racism Co-Chair Quintin Bostic

With a vast amount of experience as a language and literacy content developer, diversity and inclusion specialist, and public speaker, Quintin Bostic has built a reputable career in the field of early childhood and elementary education. He currently serves as an...

From the NAPDS President

Dr. Lorri Sapp

Thank you for checking out our NAPDS website!   

Our hope is that here you will find valuable information to support your pursuit of high quality, mutual partnerships between universities and PK-12 schools.  To that end, the National Association for Professional Development Schools seeks to provide through its website and other media…

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