APS Required Trainings

APS employees shall comply with the standards outlined in Federal Laws, State Laws, Board Policies, and Administrative Procedural Directives.

Trainings for the 2018-19 school year should be available August 6, 2018.

How often do I need to complete the required trainings?

Trainings are required annually.

What is the deadline date for completion of the course?

The SafeSchools system will send you a detailed training plan with deadline dates.

How do I login to SafeSchools?

  • Using your web browser, go to the SafeSchools™ website for Albuquerque Public Schools: https://aps-nm.safeschools.com/
  • Enter your username which is the letter e followed by your six digit APS employee ID number.
  • Enter your password. Use the same password you use to access your email account. For login issues call the APS Service Desk at 505-830-8080. 
  • Trainings assigned to you will appear under the heading titled Mandatory Training.

What trainings are required?

  • Trainings that have been directly assigned to you will appear under the heading titled Mandatory Training.
  • Trainings listed under the heading of Optional Training are optional, unless your supervisor has requested you complete the training.
  • Extra Training is available to all employees.

Some of the Optional Trainings are actually MANDATORY

The system cannot assign the courses below to an individual employees without assigning it to everyone in the same salary schedule. Review to see if you need to complete any of these trainings.

  • Anyone driving an APS vehicle: Defensive Driving
  • Counselors, Social Workers: Crisis Response and Recovery
  • Counselors, Social Workers: Threat Assessment
  • Custodians: Fire Extinguisher Safety
  • Science teachers: Science Lab Safety

How do I complete a training?

  • Click on the training title.
  • Click on the first item in the list.
  • Watch the video segment. You will need to watch the entire video segment. When the segment finishes, it will take you back to the course information screen, and the section will be marked as completed.
  • Click on the next video segment.
  • Continue until you have viewed all the video segments.
  • Complete the quiz.

When will the course be marked as completed?

To get a completed status for a course, you view the video segments and pass the quiz.

How do I print a certificate of completion?

  1. In the upper right hand corner, click on your account settings drop down arrow.
  2. Click on Training History.
  3. Change the date range as needed.
  4. Click on "View Certificate".

Do I need to provide completion certificates to my principal or supervisor?

The training program will keep track of your completions. Principals and supervisors will have access to view reports for employees assigned to their location.

Need additional help

Email training@aps.edu