Upcoming Courses – 2019

April 8 – May 13
Instructor: Rob Joyce

15 CTLE hours and 1 in-service credit

2  Face to Face Meetings (4/8 and 5/13)

The objective of the course is to teach participants how to use Google Slides and other programs, websites, and apps in order to make visual creations for their particular subject areas.

Participants will learn how to create exciting visual presentations, green-screen videos, and animations, as well as how to edit audio and video.

There will be two face-to-face meetings – first and last

This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

May 1 – May 22
Instructor: Vickie Ahearn
15 CTLE hours and 1 in-service credit
Google Certified Educator Level 1 Preparation Course Are you an educator who wants to learn how to use Google Apps more proficiently in the classroom? Are you interested in becoming a Level 1 Certified Google Educator? Join us for an exciting week of preparing for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam. Over the course of this workshop, you will learn how to master the Google “products” and “skills” specific to the Level 1 exam with a focus on strengthening your use of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Classroom, Forms and more to enhance your classroom. **Please Note: Completion of the workshop does not guarantee that a participant will pass the Level 1 Exam. Level 1 exam fee – $25.00 – This fee is paid to Google by the participant. There will be 10 hours FACE to FACE and 5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run
May 18 – June 8
Instructor: Rhonda Bondie
15 CTLE hours and 1 in-service credit

Help that Promotes Independence
There will be one face to face meeting (Middle – 5 hours) and online (10 hours) FIRST and LAST

We know that it is simply not effective, efficient, or sustainable to make easier and harder versions of assignments for students. Join us as we explore the different types of help, how to approach offering help that furthers student independence versus dependence, and how to use help to close gaps in learning. We will explain and understand when and how to make scaffolds, supports, and extensions to ensure learning fits student needs. Through this MLA, you will create and implement a scaffold, support, or extension and monitor the impact on student learning.

This workshop requires a minimum of 12 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE Hours: Thinking Routines from Project Zero
45 hours and 3 credits
Instructor: Kira Martelli

May – June: starting date not yet set. Please email me with your preference of 5/1, 5/8, or 5/15

Teachers will learn a vast array of thinking routines from Project Zero that help to make a student’s thinking visible. This information is used to assess student understanding, create changes in curriculum, and deepen
instruction. There are five 2 hour sessions and 15 assignments on line.

There wil1 be 5 meetings face to face (10 hours). The rest of the class will be

NYSUT Courses



To register for NYSUT courses, go to My Learning Plan and choose the NYSUT catalog: Graduate or In-Service

March 9 – March 16

 Embedding Study Skills (EDC 683)
Location: Fairfield Elementary School (Massapequa, NY)

Dates: 3/9/2019 to 3/16/2019

EDC 683 The College of Saint Rose
This course is available for all grade levels and helps participants focus attention on study skills as basic skills; understand the need to organize the teaching of study skills; and actively involve students in their own learning.Two Required Text(s):Learning to Learn: Strengthening Study Skills and Brain Power, ISBN #9780865306073 & a Participant Manual available as a download in Frontline.Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.
Course sponsored by M-TRACT and they collect a $30 site fee.
This course will now be held at the McKenna Elementary School.

Courses at Other Centers

Please be aware that any in-service class you take at any other teacher center MUST first be approved by Bob Schilling in HR.

You will find multiple DASA classes at the OWL Teacher Center as well as other course offerings including Special Ed Certificate through Brooklyn College.

OWL Teacher Center – Click the link for up to date information on their courses in Lindenhurst

Please be aware that any in-service class you take at any other teacher center MUST first be approved by Bob Schilling in HR. Click on the link to go to the OWL Teacher Center course offerings.

Rockville Centre Teacher Center

Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes

Rockville Centre Campus – 1000 Hempstead Ave. RVC, NY 11570

– EDU 5275.02 (formerly EDU 570), Characteristics of Students with Disabilities, Developmental Delays, or Autism Spectrum Disorder; 3 Saturdays, January 26, February 8 and March 2; 8:30 a.m. – 2:05 p.m. – Faculty TBA

– EDU 5276.03 (formerly EDU 571), Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities; 3 Saturdays, March 23, April 13 and May 4; 8:30 a.m. – 2:05 p.m. – Faculty TBA

Additional courses will be offered in May, June, July and August.

Additional information regarding applying to the program, registration, schedule and tuition can be found on our webpage at:

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