Verdugo Hills High School

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 is a MINIMUM DAY! Students will be dismissed at 12:37 p.m.

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee
Meets Tuesday Mornings at 7:30 am in the Faculty Lounge in Suffel Hall as needed
The current 2016-17 committee is as follows:


Chair: Rae Wilson 


Susan Norton

Mandy Arentoft

William Graves

Mike Nakauchi

Barbara Donatella

Lisa Cheby


Please feel free to come to a meeting anytime or talk to any member with concerns,

questions, suggestions, or ideas for our professional development at Verdugo!


We can't create time, but we do work to use the time we have most efficiently to support the faculty.


If you want to learn more about library resources and how to collaborate with Ms. Cheby, she is available to schedule presentations for department meetings.



Professional Development Committee Duties
  • Creates and revises PD calendar for faculty based on needs of groups (i.e. Magnets/GATE/AP) and departments to meet student needs, on mandated PDs, and school wide issues.
  • Confirms with presenters for each PD meeting.
  • Aligns PD sessions with mission and vision of VHHS.
Professional Development Committee Meeting Minutes