“My MicroCert experiences have given me the tools I’ve needed to help work through some of my greatest challenges as a teacher and mentor. ” Brendaly Torres, ENL Teacher/Instructional Coach at East Bronx Academy for the Future, MicroCert Participant and Facilitator
About the Program
Elevate your teaching practice with our professional development courses for teachers, leaders and school-based staff. Collaborative and innovative, these competency-based courses provide educators the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in areas that are directly tied to student learning. In both our in-person and online learning courses, subject area experts will model instructional and operational strategies that you can implement right away. Each of our courses can be applied towards New York State PD requirements for CTLE hours and most can also serve as P Credits for NYC salary differentials.*
Summer 2019 Course Offering
All courses are eligible for CTLE hours and most for P Credit. See our Terms & Conditions for more details.
Teaching Literacy through History
Deepen your understanding of disciplinary literacy skills in Social Studies and develop a lesson plan to support students’ development.
Google Sheets Basics for Teachers
Leverage the dynamic organizational potential of Google Sheets to streamline your classroom workflow and differentiate instruction.
Effective Mentoring and Coaching of Novice Teachers
Earn an official NYCDOE mentorship credential and develop the skills necessary to support novice teachers.
G Suite for School Operations
Create a digital system that will improve school-wide collaboration, communication and transparency at your school.
G Suite for Education: Teaching Made Efficient
Build a class website, become a Google Classroom pro, and prepare for your Google Educator Certification in the process.
G Suite for Education: Integrating Technology and Pedagogy
Deepen your knowledge of G Suite and apply instructional best practices to create enhanced learning experiences for students.
Building Durable Learning Routines
Social Studies teachers are invited to discover three routines that promote durable learning and build literacy skills.
Cognitive Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas
Learn to support students’ reading comprehension and analysis through explicit instruction of active reading strategies.
Taking Back Assessment
When done right, assessments unearth critical information about our students and inform instruction. Learn new ways to assess students and use data to guide teaching and learning.
Want to Learn More?
Watch our new video to discover how MicroCert’s competency-based model allows educators the opportunity to grow their careers in the direction they choose.
MicroCert Summer 2019 Calendar
*Want to Apply the Courses Toward P Credits?
Many participants who take our courses opt to register for P Credits with the NYCDOE in order to earn salary differentials. If you wish to earn P Credits, you must register and pay applicable fees with the NYCDOE. New Visions is also an approved CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education) provider. Participating in MicroCert courses counts toward the 100 required hours of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) that teachers in New York State must accumulate every 5 years. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more information.
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