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You Are Seen and Supported

  • : ASPDP
  • ASPDP
  • : 23 Mar 2021
By now, you have learned about the recent shootings in Atlanta that resulted in the murders of eight people, six of whom were Asian women. Though anti-Asian violence has always been present in our society, it has increased over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ASPDP Team stand against all types of hate and violence, including anti-Asian and misogynistic violence, and stands with all our educators who are members of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. This...

SEL Resources

  • : ASPDP
  • ASPDP
  • : 23 Mar 2021
We have made it to a year from the first cases of COVID-19 detected in New York City, the first time our public schools closed, the first time our city shut down to protect its residents. We have learned so much and lost so much over the last year.    Over the past year, we know that teachers on the front lines have gone above and beyond to prioritize the well-being of your students and school communities, often leaving little room to prioritize your own well-being; and we know that many...

Invitation to Discuss School Quality

  • : ASPDP
  • schoolperformance@schools.nyc.gov
  • : 10 Feb 2021
As a participant in ASPDP with the Office of Teacher Development, we are interested in hearing your perspective about reporting tools and resources related to school quality and measuring student outcomes.   We want you to know that multiple groups are contributing to research about the potential impact of the pandemic on local accountability reporting and related tools (e.g., School Quality Snapshot). Our goal is to analyze and present data in a way that is informative and not punitive to...

Mark your calendar for January 19!

  • : ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov
  • ASPDP
  • : 12 Jan 2021
Happy New Year to you, and hoping this year brings good health and happiness to you and your loved ones.   Even though we’re not always sure what day of the week it is, we’re excited to mark our calendars for Tuesday, January 19th when we can officially share the ASPDP spring catalog with you. You’ll be invited to register for nearly 300 courses across all content areas and grade levels, which can earn you A+ or P credit toward your salary differential as well as CTLE hours toward maintaining...

Fall registration OPEN!

  • : ASPDP
  • ASPDP
  • : 08 Sep 2020
Our fall course catalog is now open! You'll be able to search the catalog to find courses that will help you support your students and families. You can count your ASPDP courses toward A+ credit and CTLE hours, as long as you register both with ASPDP and with the partner organization by the registration deadline for that course.  We're offering 25% off the ASPDP fee for all courses in the fall 2020 semester: just enter code BACKTOSCHOOL20 when you complete your ASPDP registration. Discount code...

Resources for Families

  • : ASPDP
  • ASPDP
  • : 27 Jul 2020
As we think ahead to the school year, our thoughts are with you and families and students who are trying to navigate an uncertain future in New York City. The ASPDP team includes a parent and former teachers, and we are committed to supporting you and your families just as we support our children and our own students.   We’ve heard from families that it’s been challenging to find information about remote learning and plans for next year, and wanted to share resources that you can share with your...

Is your census in yet?

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  • ASPDP
  • : 23 Jul 2020
We know this is a challenging time as we all work to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. There is one important step you can take to help your community without leaving home: filling out the 2020 Census. The more New Yorkers who fill out the census, the more money our City gets for schools, housing, hospitals, job training programs, senior centers, and more. This year, the census is easier than ever. You can complete the census in just a few minutes: online at my2020census.gov or over the...

Summer IS coming!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 18 May 2020
Check out our summer course catalog, launching today, for nearly 300 courses that you can count for A+/P credit toward your salary differential as well as CTLE hours. As a thank you for all the hard work you’ve done supporting students and families during a challenging spring, we’re offering 25% off the ASPDP fee for all courses in the summer 2020 semester: just enter code THANKYOUTEACHERS when you complete registration.*   The semester begins on June 1, and the registration deadline for most of...

COVID-19 Schools Closure

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  • ASPDP
  • : 24 Mar 2020
We know that our educators are working hard to support students  equitably  during the COVID-19  schools  closure.  As part of our commitment to you and to the students in your classrooms, we are waiving the ASPDP fee for the following courses that focus specifically on  remote learning  strategies and  technology tools . Many partners have reduced or eliminated their...

Mark your calendars…

  • : ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov
  • ASPDP
  • : 16 Jan 2020
Get ready to register! We’re excited to launch our spring catalog on January 27, with hundreds of courses online and across the city. Teachers can count all courses for A+ or P credit toward their salary differential as well as Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours. If you’re someone who likes planning ahead, be sure to mark the dates for our summer and fall semesters, too! Registration dates vary by course; be sure to visit our course catalog and click on individual course...