Professional Development

Workshops for 2019-20 are Open!

August 19 & 20, 2019 - Summer Institute for ELA 

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Teachers will have the opportunity to access and explore the New Visions ELA Curriculum for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade, as well as dive deep into literary analysis skills. This workshop is open to Middle School and High School ELA teachers. Returning teachers, as well as teachers new to the curriculum, are welcome!

October 4, 2019 - Deconstructing Argumentative Writing

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Teachers will be able to unpack argumentative writing using a skilled-based approach and adapt curricular resources that they can use to teach argument, rhetoric, and the Writing from Sources essay.

February 4, 2020 - Supporting Literacy through Instructional Routines

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Teachers will be able to unpack instructional routines that support reading, writing, and speaking in order to use them to plan for a student-centric classroom.

March 31, 2020 - Skills-Based ELA Regents Rep

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Teachers will be able to adapt Regents Prep strategies for their classroom in preparation for the NYS Common Core Exam in June.