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Meet our Instructional Specialist

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  • ASPDP
  • : 10 Jul 2017
Have you ever wondered who is working behind the scenes at ASPDP to develop the course catalog each semester?Meet Sherrie, our ASPDP instructional specialist! Sherrie leads our course review team each semester to ensure that we offer you high-quality professional learning that will provide you with concrete strategies and help you develop new skills. Sherrie's 13+ years of experience in teaching in New York City schools helps to bring you engaging courses that will positively impact student...

Learn from the city with ASPDP!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 26 Jun 2017
Take advantage of all that New York City has to offer this summer and engage in professional learning with your colleagues via an in-person ASPDP course. Learn new instructional strategies while interacting with NYC's museums, botanical gardens, libraries, theaters, and cultural institutions. Check out a sample below or browse all 60 in-person course in our course catalog. Our semester begins on July 5 and in-person courses have limited seats - enroll today! BronxTeaching Scientific Process...

New Partners for Summer 2017

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  • ASPDP
  • : 14 Jun 2017
ASPDP is pleased to welcome three new Education Partners joining our team of over 40 museums, non-profits, cultural institutions, and organizations offering P-credit courses in the summer semester. Here's a sampling of what our new partners are bringing to our catalog this semester!Aperture FoundationWhat do you see? Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography, Grades 6-12 - Register by July 10 Ed Technology SpecialistsGame-Based Learning: Unleashing the Power of Gaming in the Classroom -...

Summer catalog now open for registration!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 30 May 2017
Browse our complete course offerings for summer and enroll today through our online course catalog! Sign up for our mailing list to be notified about our upcoming courses and receive regular updates from ASPDP. Questions? Email ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov.  

Partner with ASPDP to Offer Courses!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 15 May 2017
 The After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP) is holding an online session for new and potential partners. Join us as we share detailed information about our program policies and practice and learn how you can partners with us to offer professional development courses to NYC educators. RSVP @  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ASPDPOpenHouse

Complete your CTLE with ASPDP

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  • : 02 May 2017
ASPDP is excited to announce that we are an approved sponsor of courses towards the New York State Education Department’s 100 hours of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements. We have updated our FAQ to provide our participants with important information about the new requirements and how you can satisfy them with ASPDP courses.All ASPDP courses can be applied to the CTLE requirements. You should ensure that the courses you select to fulfill the CTLE requirements will support...

Select spring courses still open for registration

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  • : 18 Apr 2017
Still interested in registering for a spring course with ASPDP? Good news! We have a selection of in-person and online courses that are still open for registration this semester:In Person CoursesReading and Writing Like a Historian: Global History and the Social Studies Practice – Register by April 19Formative Assessment in Mathematics – Register by April 21Native New Yorkers: Exploring Native Plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Register by April 21Teaching ELLs: A Literacy Instruction Toolkit –...

Enroll today for a spring course!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 29 Mar 2017
It’s not too late to register for a spring course with ASPDP! Many of our online courses are open for registration through April 17.We’ve selected just a few of our online courses to highlight below, and you can find our complete course offerings in our online course catalog.Common Core Standards for History and Social Studies [P01.059.1S17] – Focus on creating lessons that develop literacy skills and content application simultaneously. Particular attention will be given to strategies for...

Support your students with Socioemotional Learning

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  • : 13 Mar 2017
In our spring semester, ASPDP is offering a number of courses focused on Socioemotional Learning which can provide you with concrete tools to utilize in supporting students’ emotional wellbeing and creating a positive classroom environment. Check out our Socioemotional Learning course offerings that are open for registration this semester: Peaceful Schools: Easing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression [P01.136.1S17] – Examine the causes and learn ways to diminish stress and anxiety by creating a...

Spotlight On: March Courses

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  • ASPDP
  • : 01 Mar 2017
Our spring semester is officially underway, and registration for courses is still ongoing! Browse our course catalog to explore our full course offerings for the spring semester, and don’t miss a chance to sign up for these courses with registration deadlines in March:Register by March 3 Making the Personal Historical - Oral Histories in the Classroom [P01.142.1S17] Speak up! Orchestrating Discussion in the Mathematics Classroom [P01.202.1S17] Supporting the Next Generation: Effective...