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, February 20, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
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
The Tenure Process- How to effectively prepare for tenure.
This workshop provides participants with a review of what every new member should know about tenure, the latest and more rigorous process of receiving tenure. Participants will learn key terms, how tenure decisions are made, tenure outcomes, and which documents can be used as evidence. Participants will also explore the correlation of the Principal Performance Review (APPR) indicators with the preparation of their portfolios. This workshop is for non-tenured Assistant Principals and Principals only.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 CSA Headquarters 9:00am – 12:00pm
The Brainy School: Learning and the Brain in an Urban School
Description: Do you know how the brain works? Can knowing about the brain help your students succeed? Can they become “gifted and talented”? This workshop will help urban administrators understand the basics of brain science and practical applications for teaching and learning.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 CSA Headquarters 9:00am – 12:00pm
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
$750 – Team of 2 – Administrator and Secretary
Payment made in FAMIS
Vendor: Executive Leadership Institute
Vendor ID: 300075905
Registration is not valid if a purchase order is not encumbered.
Monday and Tuesday, March 18 and 19, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:00am – 4:00pm
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
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.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
Building the Capacity of Teacher Teams to Create and Use Common Formative Assessments
This workshop for school leaders focuses on developing a shared understanding of Common Formative Assessment concepts and skills, assessing the capacity of a their teachers to create and use formative assessments and supporting their teacher teams in using CFA’s to establish and maintain a culture of feedback that involves students in the assessment process.
Monday, March 11, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
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
Data Stories: A Blueprint for Decision Making & School Improvement
This workshop examines how school leaders skillfully share their school’s data in a clear, compelling story that addresses the school’s next steps and path to achievement. Participants will examine how to use data visualization in story format that captivates the school community with a dynamic story about the school learning environment and a blueprint for decision making and school improvement.
Monday, March 12, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
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.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton 8:30am – 11:30am
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.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Queens ELC 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.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton 8:30am – 11:30am
Essential Time Management Skills for School Leaders
This workshop focuses on the identification of the school leaders time management skills. Through activities school leaders will develop a working understanding of time management and identify essential time management skills.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Staten Island – I.S.2 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.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
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
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.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Staten Island – I.S.2 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
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.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton 8:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
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