Greater Capital Region Teacher Center

DASA Training

Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention.  Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

Date/Time:  2/18 (Sat), 9 am -5 pm
Location: NYSUT Headquarters, 800 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 
Fee: $70  
Healthy Families Training Institute: Call for Workshop Proposals

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services and Healthy Families New York have invited you to submit a workshop proposal for the 2017 Healthy Families Training Institute.   We are looking for workshops on a myriad of topics, both general in the field of children and family services, and topics specific to home visiting. You can see the full list of topic areas on the Call for Proposals website. Each workshop session will be 75 or 90 minutes in length.

Click on the following link,, to visit the Healthy Families New York Call for Workshop Proposals website to learn more about the Training Institute and to submit your proposal!

Training institute Dates: 9/ 18/17- 9/20/17
Location: Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, NY.

Summary of Important Dates
Deadline for submission of workshop proposals:  February 24, 2017
Review and selection period:  February 27-March 10, 2017
Notification of workshop acceptance:  March 16, 2017 (anticipated date)
Healthy Families New York Call for Workshop Proposals website:

Many Thousands Gone: Using Primary Sources to Teach about Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Susan Stessin-Cohn, New Paltz Town Historian, is the co-author of the recently published,  In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York's Hudson River Valley, 1735-1831. 
Susan will share her knowledge of slavery in the Hudson Valley with an Emphasis on ways to use primary source materials, such as run-away slave notices, from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Date: 3/25 (Sat)
Location: Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center, FDR Home & Presidential Library, Hyde Park.   Get directions.
For more information contact Teaching The Hudson Valley @  (845) 229-9116, ext. 2035 
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