Professional Learning

NYSUT Gang Awareness Workshop

January 13, 2017

Violence connected with street gangs on Long Island has increased in both frequency and brutality over the past year. The threats posed by gangs towards our members and the children that they work with is something which cannot be ignored.

Working Safely With Special Needs Students Workshop

December 22, 2016

NYSUT is offering a Working Safely with Special Needs Students workshop January. The 2-hour workshop (described below) may be used for PDP credit. The office is holding a limited number of spots for members of our union who are interested in attending, so please let me know at as

Common-Core Teaching: Broadening the Scope (Encore Presentation)

November 12, 2013

While the Common Core State Standards specifically focus on mathematics and English/language arts, teachers of other subjects must also adjust their content and instruction to infuse the common core in their own classrooms. This professional-development series aims to tackle that periphery. For instance, how will the arts and cross-disciplinary writing

Using Technology to Personalize Learning in Elementary Schools Registration

October 14, 2013

Advances in digital technology have created potential opportunities for schools to provide more individualized-learning experiences for students, including differentiated instruction and independent-learning projects. But what strategies can principals and instructional leaders at the elementary level use to ensure that classroom technology is integrated in ways that are meaningful and augment

The Driven Classroom: New Strategies to Motivate and Engage Students (Encore Presentation)

September 27, 2013

Six influential thought leaders in teaching and learning explore cutting-edge instructional practices and strategies designed to increase student engagement and learning potential. Attendees will come away with actionable plans for facilitating student self-direction, creating a clear sense of purpose in their instruction, and using creative sales techniques to "move" students

Improving Classroom Climate Through Social-Emotional Learning

September 3, 2013

September 3, 2013 4 to 5 p.m. ET Join classroom-management experts Kyle Miller from the New Teacher Center and his former mentee, and veteran reading teacher, Taiesha Durham and discover: The concepts and competencies of social-emotional learning How social-emotional learning lays the foundation for an ideal learning environment How you