Professional Learning

  • aha network logo District 49 is committed to providing teachers and leaders with training and development opportunities that meet the needs of an ever-changing world! We are dedicated to growing and developing our educators to ensure the best possible learning outcomes for students. Highly effective professional learning has been shown to have a positive impact on student learning outcomes. Through continuous, professional learning, educators can improve professional practices and become more effective.

    The professional learning team provides District 49 educators innovative, engaging, highly effective professional learning opportunities to empower educators to accelerate student learning. To that end, a rich and robust portfolio of learning activities and resources aligned to Colorado Teacher and Principal Quality Standards are available. District 49 uses various delivery modalities including face-to-face training, blended, and online learning, mentoring programs, University Partnerships and Professional Learning Networks to meet the differentiated learning needs of educators and leaders.

Melissa Burkhardt-Shields
Coordinator of Professional Learning
Phone: 719.495.1149, ext 1021
Annette Romero
Professional Learning Specialist
Phone: 719.494.8955