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Professional Development Opportunities

To access lists of available professional development (PD), sign into your SCSD Office 365 account, and click the links below:
PD Opportunities Audience Description
New Educator Orientation Sessions 2022-23 New Educators in in their first year All educators who attended New Educator Orientation in August 2022 This schedule lists all of the PD sessions required of teachers who are in their first year and/or attended New Educator Orientation in August of 2022.
Content Specific Professional Development Sessions 2022-23 All K-12 Teachers  This schedule lists all of the content specific PD sessions available to all teachers K-12 during the 2022-23 school year.
Impact Team Professional Development Menu Building Leaders and Instructional Coaches (DLCs) This menu outlines all of the PD packages available from the Impact Team. Leaders and coaches are able to choose PD packages to personalize for their school builidng with the support of the PD Liason and Impact Team. Leaders should reach out to Director Tezuka with requests.
PL PD: Core 4 Captain

Choose One:
Session 1: January 25, February 1 & 8 (3:30-4:30 SCSD PDC)

Session 2: February 8, 15, and 22 (4:30-5:30 @SCSD PDC)
All K-12 Teachers During this 5 hour PD, educators will summarize the key components of the current Core 4 for Personalizing Learning, including examples of what these components "look like" in a classroom; explain how PL supports SCSD student success; evaluate current practices based on Core 4 Continuum; and identify one next step to improve practice. This professional development opportunitiy includes 3 in-person meetings and 2 asynchronous hours.
Impact Coach Request All SCSD Staff SCSD staff seeking Impact Team support and/or interested in working with an impact coach to reach a professional goal should use this form to share the specifics of the support and/or coaching request.

To register for available professional development, visit the StaffTrac app in your Office 365 Account and peruse the calendar or catalog or click the links directly on the session list linked above. For additional guides for using StaffTrac, click the webpage links below: For additional support or professional development requests, reach out to Manami Tezuka, Director of Professional Development (

To meet the Impact Team and learn more about Impact Cycles, click the Office 365 links below:
Anthony Q. Davis, Superintendent
725 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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