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Explore the multiple databases of award-winning media assets designed to enhance the learning process. Learn new skills and discover new abilities by participating in APT training and professional development. Use this wealth of content-rich instructional resources and professional development opportunities to empower, engage and connect teachers, students, children, parents and adult learners in today's 21st century online classroom.

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ScratchED Birmingham Meetup | February 8, 2020

ScratchED Birmingham Meetup | February 8, 2020

Come meet, share, and connect with other Birmingham Scratch educators!

Martin Luther King Jr. | Civil Rights Leader (Lesson Plan)

Martin Luther King Jr. | Civil Rights Leader (Lesson Plan)

In this lesson, students will watch a video about Dr. King that emphasizes his commitment to nonviolence. They will then examine and analyze a 1956 flyer and a 1966 photograph that illustrate King’s approach to maintaining nonviolence. The lesson culminates with a comparison to other leaders who have been consistently nonviolent in spite of great personal risk.

2020 APT Digital Innovators

2020 APT Digital Innovators

Four outstanding Alabama teachers have been named 2020 APT Digital Innovators for their thoughtful tech integration in the classroom. These educators’ bold and enthusiastic perspectives set them apart as changemakers, unlocking new worlds for their students and fellow teachers.

Alabama's Early Learning Champion

Alabama's Early Learning Champion

Join Alabama Public Television in congratulating Cherika Watford, PBS Kids Early Learning Champion! Cherika teaches a toddler class at Harris Early Learning Center in Birmingham.

Apply to Become an Alabama Fund for Teachers Fellow!

Apply to Become an Alabama Fund for Teachers Fellow!

2020 Fund for Teachers Professional Learning Grant Applications are being accepted through January 30th. Learn more about Fund for Teachers now!

Free Parenting Tips

Free Parenting Tips

Activities, games and resources sent right to your cell phone.

Early Childhood Free Online Professional Development

Early Childhood Free Online Professional Development

APT's Early Childhood Department offers free online training for early childhood educators in Alabama! Please visit our Early Childhood Learning page for information about our upcoming courses. Be sure to check back often for updates and details about our new courses that are coming soon.

APT Education

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Celebrate 200 Years of Alabama


Alabama Legacy Moments commemorates the Alabama Bicentennial with 200 distinctive short videos about the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama.

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American Graduate


Learn about Alabama's high-demand careers that don't require a 4-year degree and the pathways to attain them.

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Professional Development

Online courses and communities of practice for educators and childcare providers in Alabama.

ACLD Approved PLU Courses

January 21, 2020

Book Study: Kids Deserve It!

Book Study and Collaboration – Kids Deserve It: Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking. Registration is now open. In Powerschool, log in and search PD Title # 363640.

January 21, 2020

Growth Mindset

Using Growth Mindset to Lead and Improve Schools. Registration is now open. In Powerschool, log in and search PD Title # 363644.

Early Childhood Courses

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in Early Child Care

In this free, on-demand, online course, participants will examine the roles and responsibilities of child care providers in recognizing, reporting, and responding to child abuse and neglect within the early child care setting.

I Can Handle It! Promoting Emotional Intelligence in the Out-Of-School Setting

In this free, on-demand, online course, participants will gain a better understanding of the definition of emotional intelligence and the five ways to show emotional intelligence.

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Opportunities

Education Sponsors

  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Learning Adventures
  • Alabama Bicentennial Commission
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts
  • American Graduate
    A program of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • The Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Cy Pres Fund
  • Malone Family Foundation
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • Sybil Smith Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Children's of Alabama
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting