Tuesday, May 26, 2015 CSA Headquarters
Middle School Scheduling: A Catalyst for Student Success (2014-2015)
This interactive session is designed to empower administrators by providing critical insights into the scheduling process. Participants will prioritize challenges they face in implementing their educational vision. A PowerPoint presentation and discussion of solutions utilized by other NYC schools will follow. All of the scheduling designs presented will focus on heightened student achievement and will address indicators in the Quality Review (i.e., teacher teams, structured professional collaboration, organizational decisions, etc.) and priorities in the Citywide Instructional Expectations.
Monday, March 23, 2015 Queens ELC
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Brooklyn ELC
The Executive Leadership Institute has partnered with The Center for Arts Education to offer several professional development presentations in the Arts! Each workshop takes place at a related location around the city. Certificates of participation will be emailed to attendees. Seats are very limited so please register asap if you are interested. Please Note: The specific arrival information/rooms are emailed in a confirmation from The Center for Arts Education a few days before the event.
Book Arts at the Core of Curriculum and Cross Curricular Skills
This workshop takes a hands-on, integrated approach to book arts, literacy, history, geography and natural science, and participants explore with authentic materials and the use of primary sources, the means to provide students with a deeper and learning experience.
March 26, 2015* Morgan Library- 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 from 12-4:00 PM
Accurate Incident and Disciplinary Response Reporting and Student Support
This workshop discusses and engages facilitators and school leaders on how to accurately report school related incidents, and the disciplinary responses available. Teacher Removals, Principals Suspensions and Superintendent’s Suspensions will each be discussed in detail, as well as the Citywide Standards of Intervention and Discipline Measures and related Chancellor’s Regulations. An overview of what our Alternate learning Centers are and their educational setting for students who are serving a Superintendent’s Suspension will be given. Ways in which the ALCs cultivate positive behavioral programs, intervention measures, common core requirement, total Wellness and more, into the school day will be touched upon.
Thursday, April 28, 2015 CSA Headquarters
This workshop reviews the Citywide Standards of Intervention and Discipline Measures (the Discipline Code) with a focus on fostering positive behavior through the use of Progressive Discipline. Understanding discipline as a “teachable moment” if fundamental to a positive approach to discipline. Participants will focus on ways to prevent a recurrence of negative behavior and help students learn from their mistakes. Discussion will include whole school approaches to promoting positive behaviors, targeted interventions and individualized supports for students.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 CSA Headquarters
Book Study: Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Leader's Guide
Join us for an English as a Second Language book study exploring a brand new publication Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Leader's Guide, co-authored by Andrea Honigsfeld which cannot be more timely in the light of the changes to CRPart 154. Our study will include practical strategies and tips for school leaders who support teachers of English Language Learners. By engaging in a collaborative inquiry as well as through collegial conversations with fellow school leaders you will gain ideas for June planning, assessment practices and coordinating collaborative teaching for ELLs. The Executive Leadership Institute will provide participants with the book. Participants need to commit to attend the book club for two sessions.
Please Note: Seating is limited and will be granted to those committed to and registered for both sessions.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 and Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Queens ELC
School Law Part 2: More Problems and Challenges Facing School Leaders [2014-2015]
This presentation is a follow up to School Law Part 1. The presentation continues to focus on the legal issues that school leaders face in a very litigious society. The conversations focus on both settled and unsettled law. Topics include sexual harassment, cyber bullying, social media concerns and the Internet. In addition, the presenters discuss the deposition process and the processes and procedures needed to be put into place in order to be in compliance with city, state and federal laws and regulations.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 CSA Headquarters
Leading Change: Developing High Performance Teams (2014-2015)
This workshop provides educators with strategies to assemble and sustain highly effective teams that will lead to school-wide improvement.
Monday, March 30, 2015 Brooklyn ELC
Looking at Students Work
This workshop enables educators to develop strategies to effectively evaluate student work and to use the data/information culled from student work to collaboratively promote student/class/school-wide achievement aligned with Common Core Learning Standards.
Grades K-8 Monday, April 20. 2015 Bronx ELC
Grades6-12 Monday, May 4, 2015 Bronx ELC
GradesK-12 Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Brooklyn ELC
Instructional Leadership Through the Lens of Diversity (2014-2015)
This workshop explores the 21st Century school which is composed of classrooms that reflect great student diversity. This change in school dynamics makes it necessary for school leaders and staff to expand their perspectives in learning and managing instructional best practices set to high teaching & learning expectations for the entire school community.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Brooklyn ELC
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Bronx ELC