ELI Professional Development Opportunities
ELI is an Approved CTLE Sponsor.
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 for CSA Members is $50.00, $100 for Non-CSA members by check or money order, payable to Executive Leadership Institute on the day of the workshop. (Morning coffee/tea provided, lunch on your own.)
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, June 8, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
New York City Ballet Creative Collaboration through Dance
The Center for Arts Education (CAE) and New York City Ballet (NYCB) present an innovative workshop that leads participants through an exploration of collaborative dance-making in the elementary school classroom through literacy-based hands-on activities, a visit to NYCB’s theater at Lincoln Center, and observation of an onstage Company rehearsal. Learn how dance can help young people to be involved, engaged and empowered. Participants may adapt material from this presentation for middle or high school students.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Samuel B. and David Rose Building 165 West 65th Street, 8th Floor, NY, NY 10023
Collaborative Learning Through Peer Inter-visitation
This presentation identifies the protocols for implementing the peer to peer inter-visitation professional learning opportunity. Through activities and resources school leaders will gain the tools required to move this learning opportunity forward.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
Encouraging Students to Become Self Directed Learners
This workshop focuses on helping school 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.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton 8:30am – 11:30am
Growing Language and Literacy Strategies for English Learners
This workshop provides the ENL supervisor with strategies on how to look for appropriate instructional practices that are aligned to the 5 language proficiency levels: entering, emerging, transitioning, expanding and commanding. In addition, the importance of an asset-based approach to working with English learners will be emphasized. Andrea Honigsfeld will discuss how the supervisor can support the teachers in effective cross-cutting ENL strategies.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
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.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Moving Our Long Term English Language Learners Forward
This workshop focuses on “Long Term ELLs” and explores the causes that have impeded ELLs from succeeding in school and examines rigorous quality strategies to be implemented in the classroom to create successful learners. Sharing a variety of learning strategies to support ELLs is an integral element of hands-on group work in this session.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Organization Skills. Why, What and How to organize, secure and /or Communicate important Information to the school community.
In the midst of the every day interactions the school leaders have on a regular basis, it is easy to neglect documenting incidents, storing artifacts, records of PDs, Team Agendas and numerous others. School leaders will identify the most efficient ways to assist it developing their organizational skills and practices.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Staten Island – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
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.
Thursday, May 2, 2019 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Recharging School Culture
Participants will learn strategies to energize staff and develop a positive school culture through CBO, City Council and college partnerships, social media, staff engagement and student empowerment.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 CSA Headquarters 9:00am – 12:00pm
Scheduling for Student Success
This is an interactive workshop in which program needs and challenges faced by participants in their individual schools will be the primary focus. Creative designs that meet these needs and challenges will be presented. Participants will be able to examine and evaluate these designs, for potential use in their master schedule. Attendees will also participate in a practicum to develop their skills in the critical processes essential for creating and building their master schedule. All participants will receive a copy of the PowerPoint used in this presentation.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
School-Based Budgeting: A Fair and Transparent way to Fund Schools
This hands-on session focuses on preparing school budgets for the 2019 fiscal year close in June and beginning of fiscal year 2020. Participants will explore strategies to maximize funding while continuing to promote student success.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 CSA Headquarters 9:00am – 12:00pm
Strategic Planning for School Leaders: 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, April 2, 2019 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Supporting Educators of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
This workshop is designed to provide building leaders with a deeper understanding of autism. Building leaders are provided with opportunities to assess the instructional programs and strategies that support autistic students’ academic goals within their school communities. In addition, building leaders discuss, resources, budgets and services that effectively support the learning goals of autistic students, as well as the programs mentioned above.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
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.
Monday, April 1, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am – 11:30am
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, March 28, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Uplifting School Leaders in the 21st Century
All good schools are inspired by great leaders. 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 and to create systems that support positive school climate, academic and social emotional success as well as highlighting effective 21st Century managerial abilities.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
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