Check Out CAT's Spring PD Sessions
NEW SESSIONS from January 16, 2020 to June 4, 2020
 Join the CUNY Creative Arts Team for more CTLE and Aspire-Eligible Professional Development sessions that offer practical and engaging approaches to student instruction. We're excited to announce MORE FACILITATORS for the spring, too. Click links below to register and learn more.
Interactive Storytelling & Critical Thinking, Level 2
Led by Helen Wheelock Thursday, January 16, 2020 Register NOW!
Combining storytelling & participant-centered practice to build literacy skills, support engagement, & encourage creative & critical thinking skills.
We Have Puppets, Now What?
Led by Helen Wheelock Friday, February 7, 2020 Register NOW!
Moving Puppets Off the Shelf and Into Action in the Classroom .
RE-OFFERED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND: Moving from Classroom Management to Student Engagement
Led by Helen Wheelock Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Register NOW!
Turning the tables on challenging behavior .
GAMES! GAMES! GAMES! Strategies for Success w/ Young People
Led by Joey Schultz Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Register NOW!
Games and theatre activities for young people to build confidence, promote community and collaboration, and/or strengthen literacy skills .
Interactive Drama Strategies for Social & Emotional Learning
Led by Mícheál Curtin Thursday, May 7, 2020 Register NOW!
Exploring how drama strategies can support social and emotional learning for High School, Middle School and Elementary students.
Combat Culture: Violence Prevention Strategies & Techniques
Led by Priscilla Flores Thursday, June 4, 2020 Register NOW!
Strategies and techniques for violence prevention and information about pervasive violence culture .
  • $50 per registrant.
  • All sessions run from 9am-1pm at the CUNY Creative Arts Team's Midtown Training Space. Doors open at 8:30am. Light refreshments provided.
  • To REGISTER: Click on registration links above.
  • Optional "Study Hall" (coaching session) with Early Learning Program Director, Helen Wheelock, will follow each session from 1:30-2:30pm.
  • Please call 212-652-2805 or email for questions, group rates/special discounts.
  • Earn 4 hours of CTLE credit per session, a CUNY completion certificate, and/or credit toward your Aspire registry.

Space is limited. Please pre-register.
Meet the Facilitators:

All PD sessions are facilitated by CAT Staff .
Look out for reminders from CAT about our upcoming PDs! We look forward to working with you during this school year.
Questions? Contact: