“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 2017 Courses
Reading & Writing in Global History
Registration Open! Help your students attack DBQs with a critical eye and a powerful writing style. Explore the intersection of reading and writing within the context of New Visions Global History curriculum.
Speak Up! Students Discuss Math
Registration Open! 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.
Formative Assessment in Math
Registration Open! Building upon the course, “Speak Up,” this workshop provides teachers an opportunity to learn a new instructional routine and infuse low stakes assessments into their daily practice.
Life and Death of a Star
Registration Open! Explore the life cycle of a star through hands-on lab experiences and get an introduction to using New Visions Earth Science curriculum.
Google Apps for Schools
Registration Open! From the comfort of your own home, explore how the Google platform can be used to improve school-wide collaboration, communication, and transparency.
Registration Open! Learn how you can engage students in inquiry-based science through the 5E Instructional Model as they learn about human body systems.
Google Apps for Teachers
Registration Open! Learn the basics of G Suite for Education (Google Apps) and earn your Google Educator Certification! All of this can be done from the comfort of your own home!
Registration Open! Teachers in all content areas need strategies to support ELLs. Join us and learn how cognitive strategies support language & literacy development.
Registration Open! Learn to use observational data to identify a goal for a new teacher, create a coaching plan, and provide effective feedback. You can also earn a DOE certification!
*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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