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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.


Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

December 7, 2019 - December 14, 2019

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

December 7, 2019 - December 14, 2019

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.


School Violence Prevention & Intervention

December 7, 2019 - December 14, 2019

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.


Teaching Food and Nutrition for All

January 6 - 26 , 2020

January 6, 2020 - January 26, 2020

What students eat impacts their concentration and health, and affects social justice and the environment. This three-week online course prepares you to incorporate education about food and nutrition into your teaching.


Language Program Management Certificate

New in 2020!

January 13, 2020 - May 1, 2020

This program is designed to train language professionals to develop, manage, and evaluate language programs. The four online courses introduce aspects of curriculum development, program evaluation and assessment, administration and operations, as well as teacher development and supervision.

EQ Educator Institute:
Essential skills for Social Emotional Learning

January 17, 2020 - January 18, 2020

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.


TC College Advising Program

January 27, 2020 - May 11, 2020

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.


Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course

February 1, 2020 - March 15, 2020

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.


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

February 3, 2020 - April 27, 2020

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.


Rocking the Regents: Analysis and Instruction for the New York State English Regents

February 3, 2020 - April 27, 2020

This course aims to support teachers who are preparing students for the English Regents to better understand the design of the exam, locate the leverage areas and use relevant data points to develop targeted instruction for students performing at all levels.


Community Language Program

February 10, 2020 - April 24, 2020

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.


Singers Workshops at TC: Find Your Voice - Find Yourself!

February 27, 2020 - May 14, 2020

Singers’ Workshops at TC is designed to assist young singers (ages 11-17) develop their vocal, musical, and communicative capabilities.


Leading with Evidence in Schools: Data and Research Literacy

March 2, 2020 - March 29, 2020

This four-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.


Strategic Agility in Practice:
Leading Change in Uncertain Times in K12 Educational Organizations

April 27 - 28, 2020

April 27, 2020 - April 28, 2020

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.


Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals

May 18, 2020 - June 8, 2020

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.


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

June 2 - 3, 2020

June 2, 2020 - June 3, 2020

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.


Teaching Reading to Struggling Students

July 6 - 26, 2020

July 6, 2020 - July 26, 2020

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


Make Better Decisions Together:
A Ten-Step Framework for Education Leaders

July 6 - August 7, 2020

July 6, 2020 - August 7, 2020

In this five-week course, education leaders at the school, district, and state level will learn how to apply a cost-utility framework to decision-making. By gathering relevant evidence and engaging with key stakeholders, leaders will make better decisions that ultimately benefit students. This course includes online sessions and 1-on-1 coaching.


Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools

July 13 - 16, 2020

July 13, 2020 - July 16, 2020

Learn how to create truly integrated schools. Now in its fifth 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.


Leadership Institute - Leading Change Together

July 26, 2020 - July 30, 2020