Welcome back from Winter Break!
Ready to switch things up in your classroom for 2019?

 Join the CUNY Creative Arts Team for more CTLE and Aspire-Eligible Professional Development sessions that explore fresh and engaging approaches to student instruction. Read on for session descriptions and registration links. (Click links below to register.)
Interactive Storytelling, Part 1
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Using storytelling to build emergent literacy skills, engagement, and whole group collaboration .
Why All the Drama? Drama Strategies to Support SEL
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Using drama strategies to support social emotional learning (SEL) and growth .
Interactive Storytelling, Part 2
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Using storytelling to strengthen critical thinking and literacy skills .
Interactive Storytelling and the ENL/English Language Learner
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Physicalizing language and exploring how interactive storytelling practices support the English Language Learner in developing fluency and vocabulary acquisition .
Drama Across The Curriculum: Strategies for History and Social Studies
Thursday, March 7, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Exploring History and Social Studies through interactive drama strategies in the early grades.
Demystifying the School Skit: Play-building from a Story
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Simplify devising your class skit. Make the end-of-year performance fun for your students with interactive strategies for play-building from a storybook .
Moving from Classroom Management to Student Engagement
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Community-building through drama activities that foster cooperative and collaborative learning in the classroom or afterschool setting .
Big Puppets in the Early Childhood Classroom
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Registration NOW OPEN!
Explore using and creating three-person puppets with early learners .
  • $100 per registrant.
  • To register: Click on registration links next to session titles, then copy and paste code CUNYCATPD. (Click 'APPLY' after entering).
  • Come alone or bring friends! 3 or more registrants receive a discount.
  • Contact Courtney.McClellan@cuny.edu for details, payment and registration inquiries, and discounts.
  • Earn 4 hours of CTLE credit per session or credit toward your Aspire registry.
  • All PD sessions are hosted at the CUNY Creative Arts Team's Midtown offices from 9am-1pm, facilitated by CAT Staff.
  • More titles will be added in spring of 2019. Stay tuned!

Space is limited. Please pre-register.
Look out for an email from CAT with more info soon! We look forward to working with you during this school year.
Questions? Contact:
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6th Floor
New York, NY 10001