Courses

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Students as Creators: Video Creation in the Classroom
15 CTLE Hours and 1 In-Service Credit
Dates: 2/03/2020 to 3/2/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Ahearn
There’s no denying the power of video – especially in education. Video engages today’s digital native and video creation projects enable engaged learning and develop essential 21st century skills. This course will provide an overview of a variety of ways that video can be incorporated into a wide variety of classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to explore Flipgrid, EdPuzzle, WeVideo, and SeeSaw. For those who are ready for the next step screencasting and green screen (Chromakey) technology will be explored. There will be 10 hours FACE to FACE and 5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS Bookmaking Two
1/2 INSERVICE and 7.5 CTLE Hours
Dates: 2/6/2020 to 2/10/2020
Instructor: Marissa Sondo
This will be a continuation of the Bookmaking I course. (Not required to take this course) This course will go into more advanced book making, as well as some examples of book and word art to show the connections between literacy and art. We will be looking at art and the idea of how to further make learning visible. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Often, we get so caught up in integrating technology into our classes, that we forget students have an innate desire to work with their hands. Not only does book making allow students to show their creative side, but it allows for them to problem solve. Creating these personal books allows students a way that can display the knowledge they gain in class as well as and take ownership of their learning. Teachers will have a chance to create sample of books/book art that can be used in their classroom to allow their visual learners a chance to showcase their talents. This workshop requires 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS Bookmaking Two
1/2 INSERVICE and 7.5 CTLE Hours
Dates: 2/24/2020 to 2/27/2020
Instructor: Marissa Sondo
This will be a continuation of the Bookmaking I course. (Not required to take this course) This course will go into more advanced book making, as well as some examples of book and word art to show the connections between literacy and art. We will be looking at art and the idea of how to further make learning visible. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Often, we get so caught up in integrating technology into our classes, that we forget students have an innate desire to work with their hands. Not only does book making allow students to show their creative side, but it allows for them to problem solve. Creating these personal books allows students a way that can display the knowledge they gain in class as well as and take ownership of their learning. Teachers will have a chance to create sample of books/book art that can be used in their classroom to allow their visual learners a chance to showcase their talents. This workshop requires 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: Mindfulness and Character Education through Art
7 1/2 CTLE hours and 1/2 In-Service Credits
Dates: 3/02/2020 to 3/05/2020
Instructor: Marissa Sondo
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course will provide educators with a variety of activities that allow students to express themselves or demonstrate knowledge through a visual format. Projects taught will have a variety of ways in which they can be applied to different subjects and ways that they can be applied to the classroom.
DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE:
Art instruction helps students to develop motor skills, language skills, social skills, decision-making and risk-taking skills. It can also be a valuable tool in understanding student emotion and can provide a safe space to express themselves. Participants will take part in activities that provide mindfulness through “art for art’s sake”, but also use other art activities that will provide insight into student’s personalities. The Majority of these activities will have a dual application and can be applied to character education and curriculum work in a variety of core subjects. This workshop requires 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: Mindfulness and Character Education through Art
7 1/2 CTLE hours and 1/2 In-Service Credits
Dates: 3/09/2020 to 3/12/2020
Instructor: Marissa Sondo
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course will provide educators with a variety of activities that allow students to express themselves or demonstrate knowledge through a visual format. Projects taught will have a variety of ways in which they can be applied to different subjects and ways that they can be applied to the classroom.
DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE:
Art instruction helps students to develop motor skills, language skills, social skills, decision-making and risk-taking skills. It can also be a valuable tool in understanding student emotion and can provide a safe space to express themselves. Participants will take part in activities that provide mindfulness through “art for art’s sake”, but also use other art activities that will provide insight into student’s personalities. The Majority of these activities will have a dual application and can be applied to character education and curriculum work in a variety of core subjects. This workshop requires 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Educating Our Children For a Changing World
45 CTLE hours and 3 In-Service Credits
Dates: 3/11/2020 to 4/29/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Kira Martelli
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Teachers will take a look at the current model of education and develop new materials, thinking routines, and lesson objectives to educate our children for a changing world. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Educators will work with peers to take a step toward designing a curriculum that truly prepares learners for life in a complex, changing, and challenging world. They will be taught a toolkit for thinking through “what’s worth learning?” in today’s changing world. There will be 15 hours FACE to FACE and 30 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Google Certified Educator Level 1 Preparation 
15 CTLE hours and 1 In-Service Credit
Dates: 3/12 to 4/02
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 – $10.00 – 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.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE: Getting Started with Book Creator Digital E-Books
7 1/2 CTLE hours and 1/2 In-Service Credit
Dates: 4/06 to 4/20
Participants will explore a variety of ways that the Book Creator app can amplify student voice and inspire student creativity through digital book creation across content areas and grade levels (K- 12).
There will be 5 hours FACE to FACE and 2.5 hours ONLINE.
This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run.

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Google Certified Educator Level 2 preparation
15 CTLE hours and 1 In-Service Credit
Dates: 4/27 to 5/18
Show off your Google skills and get certified! This certification workshop is intended for all educators who have been actively using Google in their classroom. The workshop is developed to assist each participant with the main skills needed for the Level 2 Certification exam, as well as learn a few new Google tricks. **Please Note: Completion of the workshop does not guarantee that a participant will pass the Level 2 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. There will be 10 hours FACE to FACE and 5 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a <b>minimum</b> of 7 participants to run

INSERVICE and CTLE HOURS: FACE to FACE and ONLINE Educating Our Children For a Changing World
45 CTLE hours and 3 In-Service Credits
Dates: 5/06/2020 to 6/10/2020
3:45 – 6:15 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Kira Martelli
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Teachers will take a look at the current model of education and develop new materials, thinking routines, and lesson objectives to educate our children for a changing world. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Educators will work with peers to take a step toward designing a curriculum that truly prepares learners for life in a complex, changing, and challenging world. They will be taught a toolkit for thinking through “what’s worth learning?” in today’s changing world. There will be 15 hours FACE to FACE and 30 hours ONLINE. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

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Course to be Rescheduled
7.5 CTLE hours and 1/2 in-service credit
Dates:
10/10/2019 to 11/7/2019
FACE to FACE and ONLINE: INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS
G-Suite Basics One

Instructor: Alison Morgan

There will be 5 hours FACE to FACE and 2.5 hours ONLINE. Participants will learn basic best practices and productivity tips within Google Chrome, Drive, and Docs.BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: Participants will explore the Google Chrome Browser and learn to synchronize bookmarks and settings across devices. Participants will also explore Google Drive and learn to store, sync, organize, and share files with ease. With Google Docs, participants will learn to create or import documents, and how to edit, format, and even collaborate on text documents. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 participants to run

Course to be Rescheduled
15 CTLE hours and 1 in-service credit
Dates: 10/21/2019 to 11/11/2019
FACE-To-FACE and ONLINE: INSERVICE AND CTLE HOURS
Using Google Slides, Green Screen Apps, and Animations for Any Purpose
Instructor: Rob Joyce

3 Meeting(s)
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.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE: 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

NYSUT Courses

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

Three Graduate Credit (45 Hours)  $1340
In-service Credit (45 Hours) $920

NYSUT members (active dues-paying members) receive 40% discount on three graduate credit courses.

Fall Schedule in Massapequa:
Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners (UNY 703)

Dates: 3/7/2020 to 4/4/2020
UNY 703 Adelphi University

This course equips experienced and beginner educators with current, research-validated concepts and strategies for orchestrating classroom life and learning. Participants explore: classroom climate, physical environment, rules and procedures, momentum and flow, positive behavior, responses to misbehavior, parental involvement, and personal resilience.Two Required Texts: Discipline and Learning Styles: An Educator’s Guide, ISBN #9781935340850 and the second is available as an electronic download through ELT for purchase price of $65. Payment due at time of registration and is included in tuition price. DIRECTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD FOR THIS COURSE ARE LOCATED IN THE TEAM ROOM. Participants may print materials prior to class or bring laptop/ipad to access text online during class.

Required Text: Teaching in the Fast Lane How to Create Active Learning Experiences, ISBN #978-1-4166-2338-0
Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

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Embedding Study Skills (EDC 683)

Dates: 4/25/2020 to 5/2/2020

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.

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Link to the NYSUT Catalog:

ONLINE Classes
Page 9 of NYSUT Catalog

NYSUT Education & Learning Trust uses the Moodle platform to deliver its online courses.  Courses will run in two sessions:
Participants will purchase the Required Text(s) for online courses via their own personal, favorite bookstore. Please see Course Descriptions located at the back of this catalog.  For required text(s) or visit us at elt.nysut.org.  Students are required to have the proper text(s)by the class start date.
Effective June 1, 2019, a $30 tech will be paid on the first day of class via our Moodle platform.  Tech Fee is non-refundable. **$30 tech fee will be paid on the first day of class via NYSUT Moodle platform. Tech fee is non-refundable.

Masters in Adolescent Special Education (ONLINE) Empire State
Page 17 of the NYSUT Catalog
NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (NYSUT ELT) and SUNY Empire State College have partnered to make it easier for teachers to pursue an additional NYS certification in Students with Disabilities through its expanded online program.

Applicants to the online M.Ed. program in Adolescent Special Education are required to possess at minimum an initial teaching certificate in New York State and must be currently teaching. The 33–42 credits for the program are dependent on the applicant’s background and prior coursework. Additional requirements include 50 hours of classroom field observations in inclusion, resource, and self-contained classrooms; a four-week clinical residency; a capstone action research project; and successful completion of the two Content Specialty Tests in Students with Disabilities and the Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grade 7–Grade 12) and the three-hour Autism workshop.
Completion of this degree program and passing scores on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations lead to NYS Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist Initial and Professional certification.
LITERACY MASTER’S DEGREE ONLINE – Mercy College
Page 19 of the NYSUT Catalog

The NYSUT Education & Learning Trust (ELT) and Mercy College have partnered to deliver an online graduate education program to NYSUT members with flexible schedules at an affordable cost. NYSUT members can obtain a graduate degree and fulfill state certification requirements online. You do not need to be located within miles of a Mercy campus. Now all members across the state can take advantage of this opportunity!

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.

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