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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.


Child Abuse Identification & Reporting

March 2 - May 11, 2019

March 2, 2019 - May 11, 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

March 2 - May 11, 2019

March 2, 2019 - May 11, 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.


Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

March 3, 2019 - May 19, 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.


Leading with Evidence in Schools: Data and Research Literacy

March 4, 2019 - March 31, 2019

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.


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.


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

March 8, 2019 - May 30, 2019

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


Principles and Practices of Organization Development (PPOD) Certificate Program

March 11, 2019 - May 3, 2019

The Principles and Practices of Organization Development (PPOD) Certificate Program is a highly engaging learning experience that provides individuals with the core concepts and skills necessary for engaging in organization development efforts, understanding groups and teams, and consulting to organizations.


Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course

March 15, 2019 - April 30, 2019

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:
Leading Change in Uncertain Times in K12 Educational Organizations

March 20 - 21, 2019

March 20, 2019 - March 21, 2019

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

April 2-3, 2019

April 2, 2019 - April 3, 2019

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


Global Mental Health Summer Institute

May 15 - 20, 2019

May 15, 2019 - May 20, 2019

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.


TC College Advising Program

May 23, 2019 - June 27, 2019

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.


Community Language Program

June 3, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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:
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.


Gifted Education Workshops

Summer 2019

June 17, 2019 - June 27, 2019

Gifted Education offers the following two workshops on a non-credit basis: Differentiated Instruction of Gifted Students in the Heterogeneous Classroom and Instructional Models in the Education of Gifted Students


Teaching Food and Nutrition for All

July 8 - 26, 2019

July 8, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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.


Teaching Reading to Struggling Students

July 8, 2019 - July 28, 2019

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


Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools

July 15 - 18, 2019

July 15, 2019 - July 18, 2019

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.


Creative Technologies Bootcamp

July 24, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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.


Language Program Management Certificate

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.