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Meet the ASPDP Team

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  • : 27 Feb 2019
Looking to learn more about ASPDP and how our professional learning can help you reach your career goals and support you in creating impactful learning environments for your students? Join us at our March 21 information session to meet the ASPDP team and learn more about our affordable, convenient courses, and how you can use ASPDP to increase your earning potential. Our team will be there to answer any questions you may have about getting started with ASPDP. You can stop by at any time, and...

Celebrating Black History Month

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  • : 11 Feb 2019
It's February, and we're celebrating Black History Month here at ASPDP. This month, as we highlight the achievements and contributions of African-Americans throughout history, we are also deepening our continued commitment to reflecting on and addressing racial inequities in our schools and beyond.These resources, available on WeTeachNYC, provide lesson ideas, sources, articles and tools for creating learning opportunities that dig deep into black history, draw relevant connections to your...

Spotlight on: Courses in Brooklyn!

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  • : 30 Jan 2019
The start of the semester is just around the corner, so get ready to spring into professional learning with an ASPDP course!Are you a Brooklyn-based teacher? Check out these courses conveniently offered in your borough!  Let's take a closer look: Teaching with Works of Art in the Museum and Classroom with Inspiring Learners Through Art - Register by February 8 (Section 1) or April 5 (Section 2)Educators of all subject areas are welcome to learn how to integrate art into their teaching practice...

What we're reading: Mindsets & Equitable Education

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  • : 12 Dec 2018
As 2018 winds down at ASPDP, we're reflecting on the year and continuing to center our practice around equity. Join us as we strive toward our vision of providing an excellent education for all students by exploring some resources we're checking out this month. Renowned researcher Carol Dweck identifies two mindsets that educators, administrators, and students can hold about intelligence and student outcomes. A fixed mindset, she defines, is a belief that intelligence is a static trait and that...

Register now: December and January courses

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  • : 19 Nov 2018
Holiday season is in the air, but before winter closes in on NYC, take the opportunity to earn P-credit and CTLE hours in the ASPDP fall semester.Explore these courses that are still open for registration: In-PersonMotivating Students to get 'Hooked' on Mathematics with New York City Mathematics Project - Register by November 30Tell Me About It: Oral Language Development though Phonological Awareness, Visual Literacy and Storytelling with Everyone Reading - Register by December 26 OnlineRegister...

Spice it up with a fall self-paced course

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  • : 05 Nov 2018
The clocks have fallen back but you're not out of time to register for an ASPDP course! Don't wait - registration for online self-paced courses closes on November 13.  spice it up with over 165 course options that allow you to learn at a flexible pace - anytime, anywhere. Explore new strategies for your curriculum and instruction and a variety of topics that are relevant to your classroom and students. Check out a few of these courses that you can register for today: Creating Student Innovators...

Your City, Your Classroom

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  • : 19 Oct 2018
As we settle into fall weather and the 2018-2019 school year, the ASPDP team is eager to let you know what you can expect from our program and catalog in the near future.At the core of ASPDP's mission and vision is a commitment to creating supportive learning environments and improving outcomes for all students. We realize that this mission requires that we center equity in our work, and over the next year we will be making a bigger commitment to providing courses that are offered with an equity...

Spotlight on: October Courses

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  • : 05 Oct 2018
Have you registered for a fall course? Fall in love with one of our ASPDP courses and join your peers in learning concrete strategies to support student learning and create engaging, impactful classroom environments.Ready to get started? Don't miss out on these courses with October registration deadlines: BlendedHow to Facilitate Systems Thinking in Your Classroom through Green Beetz with Green Beetz - 10/7In-PersonExperiential Learning: Using Parks as Outdoor Classrooms with City Parks...

Fall courses are open for registration!

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  • : 12 Sep 2018
The wait is over - fall courses are now open for registration!Leaf (get it?) through our catalog to find over 230 courses, with a variety of online and in-person options that fit your schedule as you're back in the classroom this fall. With courses across 21 categories such as Culturally Responsive Instruction, Family Engagement, and Special Education, we have something for every teacher, teaching every subject, at every grade level.Let's take a look at what the fall has to offer: New year, new...

Coming Soon: Fall 2018 Courses

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  • : 05 Sep 2018
Happy first day of school! As you head into this new school year, we're getting ready to kick off the fall semester here at ASPDP.  Mark your calendars with these important dates:September 12 - Catalog opens for registrationSeptember 17 - Fall semester beginsNovember 13 - Online registration deadline for self-paced online coursesCourse registration deadlines vary by course, so be sure to check the course details page for individual course datesJanuary 11 - Last day of the fall semester Can't...