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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.


MathCamp: Integrating the Common Core Shifts into Mathematics Instruction

August 20 - 23, 2018

August 20, 2018 - August 23, 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.‌


Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

August 25, 2018 - December 9, 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.


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.


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.


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.


Child Abuse Identification & Reporting

Sept. 15 - Jan. 5, 2019

September 15, 2018 - January 5, 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

September 15, 2018 - January 5, 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.


Community Language Program

September 24, 2018 - December 10, 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.


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.


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

September 27, 2018 - January 24, 2019

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


Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course

October 1, 2018 - November 15, 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.


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

October 4 - 5, 2018

October 4, 2018 - October 5, 2018

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


Leveraging Cultural and Linguistic Diversity for Academic Achievement

October 18, 2018 - October 19, 2018


Leading with Evidence in Schools: Data and Research Literacy

November 5, 2018 - December 2, 2018

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.


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

February 4, 2019 - April 29, 2019

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.


From Suffrage to #MeToo

March 8, 2019 - April 18, 2019

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.


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

June 3 - 4, 2019

June 3, 2019 - June 4, 2019

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.