Greater Capital Region Teacher Center

National Board Certification
WRITING INSTITUTE FOR NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION AT MINNOWBROOK CONFERENCE CENTER, BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE

In response to requests from National Board candidates or NBCT pursuing the Renewal process, this institute was created to provide time to analyze, write and reflect in a collegial and supportive environment.
Facilitator: Annette RomanoLocation: Minnowbrook Conference Center, Blue Mountain Lake
Dates/Times: 2/2, 4 pm - 2/4, 3 pm
Fee: Payment of $250.00 should be made to CASDA and sent to: University at Albany-East Campus Attn: Annette Romano 5 University Place- A409 Rensselaer, NY 12144-3427 Tel: (518) 512- 5198 Fax: 518.512.5226
Register:  goo.gl/R65wd2
DASA Certification 
DASA Certification Training
All sessions are located at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD. Two sessions available in February. 
Location:  O'Rourke MS, Lakehill Rd, Burnt Hills, NY
Fee:
 $70.
 
Payment information on MyLearningPlan registration page.
Date/Times: 2/15, 2/16, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Registration:  goo.gl/a7lveu
Science

VIA AQUARIUM OPEN HOUSE
Our Teac her Open House will include a 60 minute orientation program that will provide details about the Via  Aquarium's animal collection and program offerings.
Location: Via Aquarium
Dates/Times: 
Feb 11 (Sat), 10:30am
Registration: https://goo.gl/aDtluo
Feb 15 (Wed), 4pm
Registration:  https://goo.gl/Il2pVn

Professional Strategies
ASSISTING STUDENTS WITH BRAIN INJURY

This presentation will assist school professionals (teachers as well as school nurses, social workers, school psychologists, administrators) in recognizing the signs & symptoms of brain injury; help them assist in the child's recovery process; and identify FREE local/state resources to improve the quality of services for children with brain injury, and their families.
Presenter: Margo B. Singer, CBIS Program Coordinator, Training & Program Services, Brain Injury Association of New York State
Location: Shaker Road ES, South Colonie CSD
Date/Time: 2/1 (Snow date of 3/1), 4-6pm
Registration:  goo.gl/QuXOhd
Teacher Leadership
NY S  TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Be a n Ambassador for Teachers
The 2018 application is available at:  http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/toty/home.html
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2017
 

NEW YORK STATE MASTER TEACHER PROGRAM 
The deadline to submit an online application for the 
NYS Master Teacher Program is March 25, 2017. 
We are currently  accepting applications for all regions.

COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
You are invited you to apply to become a  Master Teacher for the Council for Economic Education (CEE).
This is a great opportunity for you to share your passion when it comes to teaching about integrating economics and personal finance into the classroom. It's also a great way to help your colleagues enhance their classroom experience and pedagogy, connect with peers and you'll earn additional income.   Deadline to submit your application and  requi red materials is February 1, 2017.    Apply Today 
 
University At Albany
LITERACY FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: ELTL 657

This course is intended for educators supporting English Language Learners and will review current instructional practices in light of theoretical foundations, educational policy, and cultural forces that shape acquisition and maintenance of languages in society. An overview of current issues in teaching and learning to read and write in English as a new language will be covered. Course 


Location: University At Albany
Date/Time: Spring Semester (Mon), 4:15-7:05 pm
Instructor: Dr. Jaime Puccioni
NOTE:  **Registration must be complete by January 6th**
For more information contact: Reisha Reider, Dept. Coordinator @   rrieder@albany.edu

TEACHING COMPUTING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL: ETAP 652C

For current teachers interested in teaching computer science courses, and/or integrating computational thinking components into their home subjects (e.g. math, science, engineering, arts), the University at Albany will offer the FULLY ONLINE course beginning 
Spring 2017.

Location: University At Albany
Date: Spring Semester
Instructor: Dr. Lijun
For more information contact: Dr. Lijun at  Ini@albany.edu
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