Anchorage School District Summer Academy

  • The ASD’s staff development team in cooperation with the University of Alaska Anchorage's Office of Professional and Continuing Education (UAA-PACE) coordinate this annual professional learning event on behalf of Alaska’s PK-12 educators. ASDSA is open for all educators to participate.


    Offering 80+ professional development courses and designed for teachers of all subjects & grade levels, ASDSA is the largest staff development event in the state of Alaska.  These are 1-4 credit, 500 level UAA courses, useful for recertification and ASD salary advancement.  They are all offered within our framework of 4 blocks of two days each. 


    ASD Employees

    You will be able to view the ASDSA catalog through the My Learning Plan link in your employee portal.  Just select Professional Growth, then Activity Catalogs, to find the ASDSA catalog, select your classes and register!


    Non-ASD Employees

    You will be able to view the ASDSA catalog to select classes and register right HERE, when it becomes available this next spring.


    UAA Housing is available at a very discounted group rate!

    Information about room floor plans and other amenities is available on the UAA Housing website.


    The MISSION of ASDSA is to provide consolidated, collegial, and comprehensive professional learning opportunities designed to meet the needs of our educators, leaders, and paraprofessionals.


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  • ASDSA 2020 will be at
    Dimond High School
    2909 W 88th Avenue 
    Anchorage, AK


    All classes are from 8am-4pm

    with a free, catered lunch served on site.


    • Block A: May 26-27

    • Block B: May 28-29

    • Block C: June 1-2

    • Block D: June 3-4