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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.

WORKSHOPEDUCATION

TC College Advising Program

May 17, 2018 - June 27, 2018

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.

PROGRAMLEADERSHIP

Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals

May 18, 2018 - June 8, 2018

This PD will provide you with the meaningful curriculum connections that can be found in the U.N. goals. Topics include 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.

EDUCATION

Community Language Program

May - June 2018

May 21, 2018 - June 25, 2018

The Community Language Program (CLP) at Teachers College, Columbia University, is a part-time, non-credit program that provides quality and low-cost English and foreign language instruction to adult learners of diverse nationalities and backgrounds in the Columbia University and surrounding New York communities.

PROGRAMEDUCATION

From Suffrage to #MeToo

May 29, 2018 - July 2, 2018

This program traces the history of women, sexuality, and gender from the efforts to secure the right to vote to the efforts to name and end sexual harassment and assault.

EDUCATION

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

June 2, 2018 - August 25, 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.

WORKSHOP, CERTIFICATEEDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY

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

June 4 - 5, 2018

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.

WORKSHOPLEADERSHIP

Child Abuse Identification & Reporting

June 15, 2018 - August 4, 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.

WORKSHOP, CERTIFICATEEDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY

School Violence Prevention & Intervention

June 15, 2018 - August 4, 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.

WORKSHOP, CERTIFICATEEDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY

Gifted Education Workshops

June 18, 2018 - June 28, 2018

WORKSHOP, PROGRAM, CERTIFICATEEDUCATION

EQ Educator Institute:
Essential skills for Social Emotional Learning

June 26, 2018 - June 28, 2018

The EQ Educator Institute provides insights and tools to effectively lead SEL by teaching and modeling learnable skills proven to increase academic and life success. Using the Six Second Model, this intensive 3-day institute equips educators to be more effective in teaching, modeling, and integrating these elements of Social Emotional Learning.

LEADERSHIP

Global Mental Health Summer Institute

July 5 - 10, 2018

July 5, 2018 - July 10, 2018

The Summer Institute in Global Mental Health is an immersion training program for mental health, health, and allied professionals working with populations that have endured severe adversities and trauma, such as domestic and political violence, extreme poverty, armed conflict, epidemics, and natural disasters.

PROGRAMHEALTH, PSYCHOLOGY

Bilingual Bicultural Education Program

Multiple Sessions

July 9, 2018 - August 3, 2018

This course will allow participants to examine of the influence of culture in the design and implementation of school instruction.

EDUCATION

Surviving the Semester:
Meeting the Needs of Early Career Teachers

July 9, 2018 - August 17, 2018

This online professional development program seeks to support early
career teachers as they face the myriad challenges of their demanding
(yet rewarding) profession.

EDUCATION

Leading with Evidence in Schools: Data and Research Literacy

July 9 - August 5, 2018

July 9, 2018 - August 5, 2018

This 4-week, online course is designed to help current or aspiring teachers, school leaders, and district or state leaders enhance their skills and capacity to inform their decisions with valid and reliable forms of data and to select the best forms of assessments and best practices for their classrooms.

LEADERSHIP

School Law Institute

July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018

Explore important, timely issues of education law, including issues of race and poverty in education; serving English-language learners; the legal rights of students with disabilities; the right to an adequate education; and issues of safety and order (harassment, child abuse, tort liability, search and seizure, and cyber-bullying).

WORKSHOP, PROGRAMEDUCATION

Teaching Reading to Struggling Students

July 9, 2018 - July 29, 2018

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

WORKSHOPEDUCATION, HEALTH

MathCamp: Integrating the Common Core Shifts into Mathematics Instruction

Summer 2018 Sessions

July 10, 2018 - July 20, 2018

The goal of MathCamp is to help teachers apply the shifts specified by the Common Core Mathematics Standards into their classroom instruction. We will deepen not only your content knowledge but also the critical pedagogical content knowledge which leads to richer explanations and more complete representations, all of which strengthen the foundations of mathematical meaning.‌

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Mindfulness Leadership Retreat:
Self Awareness Training Institute for School Leaders

July 13 - 14, 2018

July 13, 2018 - July 14, 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

Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools

July 16 - 19, 2018

July 16, 2018 - July 19, 2018

Learn how to create truly integrated schools. Now in it s third year, this Institute will provide you with high-quality professional development, hands-on strategies, and the opportunity to connect with fellow educators committed to the educational benefits of racial and ethnic diversity.

WORKSHOPEDUCATION

Creative Technologies Bootcamp

July 25, 2018 - July 27, 2018

This summer, join us to explore new ways of incorporating STEAM into your teaching practice. Learn new techniques through hands-on workshops and create custom lesson plans ready to use in your own classroom. Learn about emerging topics in K-12 educational environment such as makerspace management, entrepreneurial mindset, social justice, building community and more.

WORKSHOPEDUCATION

Chinese Tutoring Program

Sept - Dec 2018

September 3, 2018 - December 21, 2018

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

PROGRAMEDUCATION

Keep the Kids Talking: Shifting from Q&A to Q&D

September 10, 2018 - November 30, 2018

This online professional development program will explore the art of sprouting and growing discussion with all the learners in a classroom.
By experiencing discussion in various forms, participants will be better able to bring discussion to life in their learning communities.

EDUCATION

TC College Advising Program

September 10, 2018 - December 17, 2018

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.

PROGRAMLEADERSHIP

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

September 27 - 28, 2018

September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018

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.

WORKSHOPLEADERSHIP

Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course

Fall 2018

October 1, 2018 - October 1, 2018

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.

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