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Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom

Ongoing Enrollment

May 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017

This four-module online professional development course prepares K-8 teachers to cultivate their students’ digital literacies and 21st century skills. Participants in this course will familiarize themselves with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to establish digital literacy skills in themselves and their students through lesson activities and curriculum development. They will also learn how to critically evaluate modern digital tools and technologies, as well as how to assess digital literacies in the classroom.


Teaching Reading to Struggling Students

July 31, 2017 - August 20, 2017

This is a three-module online professional development program on how to improve the reading skills of struggling students.


Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

August 26, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Participants in this workshop are trained to prevent and intervene with issues on harassment, bullying, cyber bullying and discrimination in an academic setting. This one day, six-hour workshop satisfies the requirements for New York State teacher certification.


Child Abuse Identification & Reporting

August 31, 2017 - January 19, 2018

In this workshop, participants train in the processes of both identifying and reporting suspected child abuse and maltreatment. This is a single session, two-hour workshop that satisfies this particular requirement for New York State teacher certification.


Chinese Tutoring Program

September ‐ December 2017

September 1, 2017 - December 1, 2017

The Chinese Tutoring Program at Teachers College, Columbia University provides one-on-one classes to help learners develop communicative skills in Chinese.


TC College Advising Program

September 11, 2017 - December 18, 2017

Counselors are vital to a student’s academic success because they demystify the college admissions process. TC CAP-online seeks to provide targeted curriculum on college advising, improve professional competence, and increase college opportunities for underserved high school students.


School Violence Prevention & Intervention

September 16, 2017 - January 13, 2018

In this single session, two-hour workshop, participants will receive training in the prevention and intervention of school violence. This workshop satisfies the School Violence and Intervention requirements for New York State teacher certification.


Leadership Institute for School Change:
A Developmental Approach to Effective Feedback

September 28, 2017 - September 29, 2017

In this two day interactive Institute, you will have the opportunity to deeply understand how to support adults’ internal capacity building by learning about adult developmental theory, a developmental model of leadership-for-supporting-growth, and a new, developmental approach to feedback that can be implemented in your organization.


Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course

October 1, 2017 - November 16, 2017

This course will provide teachers with an asynchronous online learning experience with resources and support for immediate classroom implementation to teach financial education in high school classrooms.


Strategic Agility in Practice:
Value Innovation for Academic Differentiation

October 24, 2017 - October 25, 2017

In this two-day workshop, participants will learn the skills and practices necessary to strategically foster and grow their learning institution. These skills will include creating strategic insights, fostering alignment for leading strategic change, and overcoming resistance to change.


Women Leaders in Education: Mastering Authenticity, Influence, and Power through Embodied Leadership

October 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017

This two-day experiential workshop explores Embodied Leadership, a radically different way of learning to lead.


Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals

November 6, 2017 - November 17, 2017

No matter your teaching background, this PD will provide you with the meaningful curriculum connections that can be found in the goals, including policy and civic dimensions for social studies, educational access with respect to teaching language and literacy, climate change and species extinction for science educators, and statistical measurements for mathematics teaching.


Mindfulness Leadership Retreat: Self Awareness Training Institute for School Leaders

January 12, 2018 - January 13, 2018

This retreat is an opportunity for attendees to reconnect with their passion and purpose for the work they do in schools and with students.


Leadership Institute for School Change:
Building Capacity by Supporting Adult Development

June 4, 2018 - June 5, 2018

This two-day, interactive Institute provides leaders and educators with an opportunity to more deeply understand how to support one’s own and other adults’ growth by learning about adult developmental theory, a developmental model of leadership for supporting adult growth, and promising, capacity-building practices.