“Everything we are learning is applicable in the moment for exactly what I’m doing in class with my students.” Sarah Sanders, Algebra I/Special Education Teacher at Mott Hall High School, New Visions MicroCert Participant
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 and can serve as P Credits for NYC salary differentials.*
Spring 2018 Course Offering
Transform your teaching practices to become more facilitative and less directive and shift the focus of the learning environment to what the learner does.
Literacy for ELLs
Teachers in all content areas need strategies to support English Language Learners. Join us and learn how cognitive strategies support language and literacy development.
Earn an official NYCDOE teacher mentorship credential and develop the necessary skills to support novice teachers.
Google Apps for Teachers Level I
Learn the basics of G Suite for Education (Google Apps) and earn your Google Educator Certification! Join us for two in-person sessions and the rest can be done from the comfort of your own home!
Google Apps for Schools
Explore how the Google platform can be used to improve school-wide collaboration, communication, and transparency.
Practice using a powerful planning protocol to uncover student thinking and develop instructional routines to support students as they discuss and work through complex mathematical ideas.
Unearth critical information about your students and inform instruction. Learn new ways to assess students and use data to guide teaching and learning.
MicroCert Spring 2018 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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