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ELI Professional Development Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops!



ELI is an Approved CTLE Sponsor.

Each session is 3 hours in length.

All sessions are from 8:30am-11:30am (unless otherwise indicated with an *)

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

This 6 hour workshop is open to all CSA members and meets the requirements of the harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention training required for certification/licensing under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).

The workshop addresses the patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalizing of students as well as other required topics. It delves into the strategies for addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in schools. The day incorporates whole group, small group and individual activities. Upon completion of the 6 hour workshop, participants meet the requirements of chapter 102 of the 2012 Law. Instructional material will be provided to all participants. The cost of the 6 hour workshop is $50.00 for CSA Members, the cost for Non CSA participants is $75 payable by check on the day of the workshop.  (morning coffee/tea provided, lunch on your own)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017*                                  Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus  8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, July 19, 2017*                            Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus  8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Supporting Educators of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This workshop is designed to provide building leaders with a deeper understanding of autism. Building leaders will be provided with opportunities to assess the instructional programs and strategies that support autistic students’ academic goals within their school communities. In addition, building leaders will discuss, resources, budgets and services that effectively support the learning goals of autistic students, as well as the programs mentioned above.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017                    8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Growth Mindset to Improve Student Achievement
This workshop provides an explanation of brain research on the growth mindset. Participants learn about the impact mindset has on student achievement. School leaders learn strategies to engage the school community in the implementation of a school-wide Growth Mindset Program.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Exploring Effective Digital Leadership—Part I
This workshops enables school leaders to understand their changing role today’s digital world. The eight Pillars of Digital Leadership as a framework for change are explored and discussed.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Effective Use of Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning
This workshop helps school leaders see that Formative Assessment is an instructional tool that provides evidence of student understanding. It also serves as data for implementing differentiated instruction. This workshop provides interactive opportunities for participants to discuss and to explore assessment strategies.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Strategic Planning for School Leaders, Part 1: Institutional Strategic Planning
This workshop looks at strategic planning from multiple viewpoints. It applies appropriate aspects of corporate strategic planning to educational settings and distinguishes between short range, long range and strategic planning. Participants learn the concept of personal strategic planning to assist school leaders to motivate staff and improve student outcomes.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Paving the Way to a Quality Dual Language Program
This workshop equips participants with the critical information and tools needed to begin the process of planning for a quality Dual Language program. Literature, research and data of Dual language programs are shared. Participants receive one of Sonia Soltero’s books on Dual Language to bring back to their schools.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

How a School Brand Communicates the Vision
This workshop helps participants understand and refine their schools’ vision. Using this vision, school leaders begin to develop a unique brand for their school and develop an action plan to deliver their message.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

School Climate—Part I: Nuts and Bolts
This workshop provides school leaders with a menu of strategies to provide for a safe and secure school environment conducive to teaching and learning and creating a climate that significantly reduces the frequency and severity of behavioral issues.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Uplifting School Leaders in the 21st Century
This workshop explores qualities, skills and the practices of Pre-K to 12th grade supervisory leadership as well as ways to reduce school leader burnout. If focuses on creating systems that support positive school climate, academic, social and emotional success as well as highlighting effective 21st Century managerial abilities.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Middle School Scheduling—A Catalyst for Student Success
This workshop is designed to take the mystery out of scheduling and programming and provides school leaders with the basics of programming for middle/high school, while addressing the art of possibility when planning for effective use of people, space, time and school resources. A key goal of the session is to help participants understand how an effective program drives instructional practice.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

2017 Summer Institute Keynote Address: "Next Generation Standards"
Plenary Speaker MaryEllen Elia, Commissioner of Education & President of the University of the State of New York

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:30am-10:00am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Strategic Planning for School Leaders, Part 2: Personal Strategic Planning
This workshop focuses on Institutional Planning vis-à-vis personal strategic planning and how the latter impacts positively or negatively on the former and on the culture of the school. Practical implications for leadership styles are explained and explored. This workshop is more meaningful for participants who have taken Strategic Planning for School Leaders Part 1.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Using Budget Allocations to Support School Vision (HS)
This workshop explores ways to maintain core programs in the wake of budget reductions. Participants learn effective ways to schedule dollars and resources to preserve programs and personnel. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of the schools’ budget (the Table of Organization and the AC totals) to the workshop.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Education Through Music
This workshop offers school administrators a chance to explore characteristics of quality music education and its impact on academic achievement for all students. Participants synthesize national, state, and local music standards and examine strategies for improving or restoring their school music programs. Topics will include staffing, scheduling, equipment, assessment, performances, evaluation, partnerships, and collaboration.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Building Capacity: Fostering Teacher Leadership
This workshop focuses on the creation of a collaborative school environment and culture promoting buy-in and developing teacher’s instructional expertise and leadership abilities. Participants explore strategies and activities that nurture both new and veteran teachers and effectively leverage resources to move the work of each school forward to sustain improvement.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Encouraging Students to Become Self-Directed Learners
This workshop focuses on helping leaders gain a working knowledge of student autonomy. It explores the characteristics of student-centered learning and student assessment. School leaders examine the difference between teacher-centered and student-centered learning that leads to next steps for observing student engagement and assessment.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

School Climate, Part 2: Effects of Growth Mindset on Student Behavior
This workshop provides school leaders with an opportunity to explore the growth mindset methodology to improve student behavior and achievement while examining the challenges of resetting the school climate to embrace a growth mindset focus.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Mission U.S.— A Revolutionary Way to Learn History
Developed by WNET, New York City’s flagship PBS station, MISSION US (www.mission-us.org) is public media’s FREE American history video game adventure series. The five “missions” of the game immerse upper elementary and middle school students in critical moments of US history. Players see life through the eyes of a “peer in the past,” and experience events as diverse as the Boston Massacre, escape on the Underground Railroad, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, emigrating to New York City at the turn of the twentieth century, and the Dust Bowl and Great Depression. Each mission is supported by extensive, standards-aligned classroom materials, including primary source documents, essay starters, vocabulary activities, and historical background information. This workshop will focus on how the games were developed, the “behind the scenes” objectives for teachers and students, and the impact of the project on student learning and engagement.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Arts Integration: A Catalyst for School Transformation
Developing Innovative Teacher Practice and Cultivating Engagement: The Center for Arts Education, partnering middle school leaders and teaching artists will explore how a longitudinal research project integrating the arts into social studies created sustainable practices and positive change that engaged the whole school community. The presentation includes an experiential workshop, group discussion and instructional materials.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Strategies for Enhancing the Progress of English Language Learners
This workshop provides practical guidance for school leaders who are interested in digging deeper into improving the outcomes of English Language Learners. Based on the latest research participants walk away with strategies for the instructional learning conditions they can create, with their teachers, for the academic success of ELLs.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Creating and Implementing a High School Grading Policy
This workshop offers an in depth look at the updated Academic Policy for High School Administrators. Workshop participants gain an understanding of High School grading policies and procedures through hands on activities and readings.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

The Elementary/Middle School Budget Process: Doing More with Less
This workshop explores ways to maintain core programs in the wake of budget reductions. Participants learn effective ways to schedule dollars and resources to preserve programs and personnel. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of the school’s budget (the Table of Organization and the AC totals) to the workshop.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Encouraging Students to Become Self-Directed Learners
This workshop focuses on helping leaders gain a working knowledge of student autonomy. It explores the characteristics of student-centered learning and student assessment. School leaders examine the difference between teacher-centered and student-centered learning that leads to next steps for observing student engagement and assessment.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

A School Leader’s Guide to Special Education
This workshop provides school leaders with an updated overview of services specific to meeting the needs of students with disabilities, including current laws, testing/placement, continuum of services, Least Restrictive Environment, ICT and discipline codes.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30am-11:30am
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Supporting Educators of Twice Exceptional Learners
This workshop explores learners who are intellectually gifted with special needs such as ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, Asperger Syndrome etc. Their giftedness may mask their special needs or their special needs may hide their giftedness. This workshop raises school leaders’ awareness of these students and how to adapt instructional programs to accommodate them, as well as how to evaluate instructional strategies consistent with student learning styles.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Building Capacity: Fostering Teacher Leadership
This workshop focuses on the creation of a collaborative school environment and culture promoting buy-in and developing teacher’s instructional expertise and leadership abilities. Participants explore strategies and activities that nurture both new and veteran teachers and effectively leverage resources to move the work of each school forward to sustain improvement.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Effective Use of Formative Assessment to Enhance Instruction
This workshop helps school leaders see that Formative Assessment is an instructional tool that provides evidence of student understanding. It also serves as data for implementing differentiated instruction. This workshop provides interactive opportunities for participants to discuss and to explore assessment strategies.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Moving Your School’s Instructional Agenda Forward
This workshop encourages school leaders will take some time to hone their vision for the upcoming year and understand the importance of and form a consistent message. They develop a strategic communication plan to address various stakeholders, identify leverage points and practice conversations to communicate their message.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Supporting Effective Instructional Practices for School Leaders
This workshop presents the research based, foundational understandings needed by school leaders to advance their overall pedagogical knowledge and professional practice to ensure positive student performance. A practical and conversational approach enables workshop participants to advance their understanding of effective as well as reflective teaching practices.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

Exploring Effective Digital Leadership
Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm

Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

How to Work Less, Produce More and Still Get the Work Done in a Sensible School Week

The Breakthrough Coach provides you with a proven structure to:
Spend 2 full days each week observing classrooms
Work more efficiently
Empower and coach your staff
Achieve work/life balance
Raise student achievement
....all in a sensible work week.

Audience: School Teams
$575 - Team of 2 - Administrator and Secretary
$950 - Team of 3 - Principal, Assistant Principal and Secretary

Payment made in FAMIS
Vendor: Executive Leadership Institute
Vendor ID: 300075905

Tuesday, September 26 - Wednesday, September 27 8:00 AM - 4:00PM

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