New User Information

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    Are you are new to the Buffalo Public Schools or a returning staff member? You need to need to register in the Professional Growth System (PGS).

    What is the PGS System?
    • PGS is a one-stop shop to register for courses, conferences, and workshops.

    • PGS is a tracking system providing you with a transcript of your professional development courses and credit.

    • PGS is web-based, which allows for anytime, anywhere access for all employees.
    Online Resources

    Download the Basic User Skills handout. Use alone or as a companion document to the video tutorial.

    PGS Help Desk: Questions? Problems? Email

    Online Tutorial
     10 Minutes!
    7 Essential Skills!

    Download the handout 
    Watch the video*.
    Complete the steps.

    It is good idea to watch the video in chunks–see how one step is done, stop the video and then complete that step in the system.

    *Download video to your Smartphone or iPod