Throughout the school year, Lavelle provides its staff with four professional staff development days. These days are built into the calendar where students are not in attendance. The following lists the Staff Development Training for the 2017-2018 school year:
- September 5, 2017: Mindfulness Training, Non-Medical Interventions for Children with ADHD, ASD, and Sensory Processing Challenges presented by Dr. Monica Jackman from Summit Education.
- January 26, 2018: Vineland Psychological test training, Infectious Disease webinar, CPR training, Child Abuse webinar, Perkins Videos, TEQ training on use of Smart Boards.
- March 2, 2018: Box Out Bullying, TA Talk, Bridging Education and Art Together, Visit to Adaptive Designs in NY City.
- May 11, 2018: “Behavior Boot Camp” presented by Dr. Lori Volpe from Birch Family Services, and “Dealing with Culturally Diverse Students, Staff, and Families” presented by Dr. Pavan Antony.