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.)
Saturday, October 20, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, November 17, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday, January 19, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-3:30pm
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
Addressing Bullying and Cyberbullying in the School Community
This workshop is designed to help School Leaders understand the nature and impact of school bullying in all forms. Strategies will be developed and discussed for both preventing bullying and dealing with bullying incidents, including Cyber-bullying.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
Friday, October 26, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Friday, November 30, 2018 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am – 11:30am
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 Capacity: Fostering Teacher Leadership
This workshop focuses on the creation of a collaborative school environment and culture promoting buy-in and developing teachers’ 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.
Friday, November 16, 2018 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am-11:30am
A Collaborative Approach to Co-Teaching ELLs
This workshop provides school leaders with an understanding of how Part 154 affects a schoolwide plan for closing the achievement gap for ELLs. Through interactive activities, participants identify what we expect our ELLs to know, how to determine what our students can do, what classroom instructional co-teaching model to choose, what it should look like, and how administrators/supervisors can accomplish this while meeting the latest mandates.
Friday, November 9, 2018 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
Connecting ECERS-R, CLASS and Quality Review
Participants become familiar with ECERS-R and CLASS Evaluation Tools and discuss how they complement each other. A crosswalk of these tools will show evidence of the alignment of ECERS-R, CLASS and Quality Review.
Monday, November 5, 2018 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Creating an LGBTQ Inclusive School…A Guide for School Leaders
This workshop will offer resources to help school leaders develop effective strategies to create inclusive school settings from grades Pre-K to 12.
School leaders will explore various guides, discussion questions, and teaching tips which may be used in an educational setting. It will also include:
– Understanding LGBTQ +Identity
– Advice for LGBTQ Youth
– Gender Dysphoria
– Development of a Gender/Sexuality/Alliance
– LGBTQ Identity: Early grades Support and Teacher Guide
– Non-Binary inclusion in Sports
– Developing a School-wide Action Plan
– Understanding and Adherence to Chancellor’s Regulation A-832
Thursday, October 18, 2018 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Friday, November 9, 2018 Brooklyn ELC – Joan Snow Center 8:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Thursday, December 13, 2018 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30pm
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Bronx ELC 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
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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Emerging Innovative School Leadership Practices
This workshop explores school leadership practices that make a cosmic shift in approaches to teaching and learning, such as “social capital” and budgetary resources to support innovations, including genius hour, micro learning, the maker movement and design learning. School leader practices for teaching and learning in the 21st century require a cultural shift from the traditional classroom to fluid learning centers that endorse connecting with others, resilience, perseverance, learning from failure and support positive behavior platforms and technological innovations.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-11:30am
Emotions Matter – An Introduction to Social Emotional Intelligence (SEI)
This workshop gives supervisors and school leaders tools and strategies to explore the indicators of emotions, and the impact of social emotional intelligence on the effectiveness of communication, teaching and learning, project success, time and stress management, personal growth and relationships. Participants will be encouraged to develop, implement and monitor plans to establish a SEI culture in their schools.
Friday, October 5, 2018 Queens ELC 8:30am -11:30am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
Friday, November 2, 2018 Bronx ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Monday, December 10, 2018 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am – 11:30am
Emotions Matter – The Key to Success
This workshop supports school leaders in building skills and understandings of social and emotional learning. Participants discuss the five key RULER skills and ANCHOR skills which are the backbone of Emotional Intelligence. Administrators participate in activities to enhance their own development of Social Emotional Intelligence.
Friday, October 12, 2018 Staten Island ELC – I.S.2 8:30am – 11:30am
Implementing A Quality Dual Language Program Benefiting EPs and ELLs.
This workshop explores in depth the implementation steps necessary for a successful program. The workshop takes place in one of the DOE designated model Dual Language schools so that participants can observe first hand the implementation of a Dual Language program. Time is spent on Q & A to further clarify participants’ concerns. Guidance to a great beginning is our goal.
Thursday, January 10, 2018 Queens ELC 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.
Friday, November 9, 2018 Queens ELC 8:30am – 11:30am
Privacy and the Schools: What School Leaders, Teachers & Students Need to Know
This workshop, “Privacy 101” is designed to explore the dangers inherent in modern technology, provide common sense cautions and raise awareness of applicable laws and regulations.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 CSA Headquarters 8:30am-11:30am
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am-11:30am
Supporting School Leaders in Building Academic Vocabulary Strategies Leading to Success of ELLs
This presentation explores a series of strategies to support educators and supervisors of English Language Learners in helping students succeed across content areas. The focus will be on developing academic language. Through interactive group activities and use of researched based resources, presenters will engage the participants in hands-on learning activities.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 Bronx ELC 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.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Brooklyn ELC – Clara Barton HS 8:30am – 11:30am
Friday, December 7, 2018 Staten Island – I.S. 2 8:30am – 11:30pm
Trust Matters…Leadership for Successful Schools
This workshop provides educational leaders with a deeper understanding of the importance of how trust can lead to school improvement. Participants explore its characteristics and discuss ways school leaders can establish trust in their school community.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 CSA Headquarters 8:30am – 11:30am
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