ELI Professional Development Opportunities
ELI is an Approved CTLE Sponsor.
Each session is 3 hours in length.
All sessions are from 8:30-11:30a (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 $100 payable by check on the day of the workshop. (Morning coffee/tea provided, lunch on your own.)
Monday, July 9, 2018 * 8:30a-3:30p Fordham University-Lincoln Center Campus
BrandED Book Club/Boot Camp
In this series of four professional learning sessions with co-author of BrandED, Trish Rubin. The series is designed to connect and empower a collaborative community of New York City school leaders to more deeply understand the promotional value of school brand. Participants will learn to define and create school IMAGE, PROMISE & RESULT. Each session will highlight the journey of our school leaders and their respective communities as they take a deeper dive into understanding the communication power of school brand.
Over the course of the first 3 sessions participants will:
- – Read and discuss the eight conversations of BrandED
- – Identify a uniquely personal Objective for their school BrandED leadership, set a measurable goal and pilot a brand innovation to be shared with the collaborative group.
- – Develop strategy for leading a school-wide Brand campaign
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:00a – Noon CSA Headquarters
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 12:30 – 3:30p Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus
Contemporary Art as a Mirror for the Individual versus Society *
This workshop will focus on connections between social studies, the legacy of colonialism, and the status of a refugee as reflected through contemporary art. Participants will not only take part in a gallery tour of the Danish Artist Danh Vo’s Take My Breath Away exhibition in the Guggenheim’s rotunda, but will also have the opportunity to delve into inquiry-based discussions and learn about the extensive research involved in Vo’s artistic process.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018* 1:00 – 4:00p Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue, NYC 10128
Multidimensional Principal Performance Rubric – MPPR
The Multidimensional Principal Performance Rubric supports a balanced and purposeful professional assessment system, and promotes the development of quality principal practice. These sessions will introduce participants to the MPPR – Multidimensional Principal Performance Rubric; tools to be used by the Principals and tools to be used by the Superintendents.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 8:30a-2:30p CSA Headquarters
Documenting for the Personnel File
This hands-on workshop addresses the processes and procedures for successfully documenting for the personnel file of school staff members. The presentation walks school leaders through all phases of an investigation into inappropriate and/or unprofessional behavior as well as dealing with due process issues, the summons conference and how to write the disciplinary document. There is also a focus on the grievance process from the first step to arbitration.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 8:30-11:30a CSA Headquarters
School Law – Part I: Problems and Challenges Facing School Leaders
This workshop introduces all school leaders to an exploration of the major topics of law as they relate to public schools and public education in a “nuts and bolts” format. School leaders examine the sources of the law and the scope of the law. Practical issues, problems and challenges faced by school-based leaders are discussed and analyzed through group activities and case studies.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:30-11:30a CSA Headquarters
This workshop is designed to help School Leaders understand the nature and impact of cyberbullying. Participants will learn the different types of cyberbullying and legal issues regarding cyberbullying. Strategies will be developed and discussed for both preventing and dealing with cyberbullying as well understanding how to use the internet in a safe and responsible manner.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment and Reflection for Supervisors of ELLs
Participants discuss the latest resources and video clips which supervisors can utilize as feedback resources as well as for professional development. Participants reflect on how to improve the present co-teaching models that are practiced in their schools.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
How A School Brand Communicates the Vision
In this workshop participants refine their school’s vision. Using this vision, they develop a unique brand for their school and develop an action plan to get the message out, including the use of social media.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:30-11:30a Bronx ELC
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 can mask their special needs or their special needs may hide their giftedness. This workshop raises school supervisors’ 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 and administrative arrangements that facilitate appropriate grouping of students. The workshop will also discuss the latest resources and video clips which supervisors can utilize as feedback resources as well as for professional development. Participants reflect on how to improve the present co-teaching models that are practiced in their schools.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
Effective Mathematics Supervision for School Leaders
This workshop delves into features of math instruction that engage learners, promote perseverance, and develop a deeper understanding of mathematics that support student achievement and a love of mathematics.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:30-11:30a CSA Headquarters
Supporting Supervisors Who Observe Teachers of ELLs including Students with Diverse Needs
This workshop gives supervisors and school leaders the tools necessary for observing teachers of ELLs and for providing important feedback to improve their teaching practices for the ELL student–including ELLs with diverse needs. The workshop reviews the Danielson, SIOP, and other ELL observational models to further provide supervisors observational feedback support.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:30-11:30a Bronx ELC
Emotions Matter – Practicing Social Emotional Intelligence
This workshop supports school leaders in implementing and practicing SEI skills. Participants explore what Social Emotional Intelligence looks like in a school, in classroom instruction and in school supervision and leadership. School leaders reflect on cognitive and emotional empathy competence and the value of empathetic listening in instructional leadership.
Friday, May 25, 2018 8:30 – 11:30a Queens ELC
Assessing English Language Learners
This workshop provides practical guidance for school leaders who are interested in digging deeper into improving the assessment of English Language Learners. Based on the latest research work of Margo Gottlieb, participants walk away with strategies for the instructional learning conditions they can create, with their teachers, for the academic success of ELLs.
Friday, April 20, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
Thursday, May 10, 2018 8:30-11:30a CSA Headquarters
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. The workshop leads to next steps when observing student engagement and student assessment
Monday, May 7, 2018 8:30-11:30a CSA Headquarters
Emotions Matter – Implementing Social Emotional Intelligence in the School Setting
In this workshop school leaders explore the building blocks of resilience, the value of teams developing emotional intelligence, the impact of emotional literacy programs on student achievement and the costs of “emotional illiteracy”. Participants will discuss the essentials for achieving “CHARTER” realization and ongoing development. As this workshop is presented in June, administrators can utilize it for June planning and/or the June 8th Chancellor’s Day Conference for professional learning.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 8:30-11:30a Queens ELC
Plenary – BrandED with Trish Rubin
Trish Rubin, Co-author of “BrandED” and participants will discuss defining and creating school IMAGE, PROMISE & RESULT, as well as highlight the journey of our school leaders and their respective communities as they take a deeper dive into understanding the communication power of school brand.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:30 – 11:30a Fordham University-Lincoln Center Campus