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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…

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  • 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...

Don't Miss These!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 24 Sep 2019
Are you interested in taking an in-person course soon? Don't miss out on these great options - the registration deadlines are quickly approaching!  Register by 9/30Authenticity in the Classroom - Children's Arts GuildWhen educators develop a culture of authenticity in their classroom, they promote equity and help students build emotional competence, confidence, and social skills that allow them to thrive both academically and socially.  Register by 10/2Experiential Education: Using Parks As...

Introducing A+ credits through ASPDP

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  • ASPDP
  • : 26 Aug 2019
A+ credits are a new credit designation created in partnership with the UFT and the DOE. Teachers hired on or after September 1, 2017 will be required to take a certain number of A+ credits in order to file for the salary differential.  Please see this FAQ for more information on requirements. All ASPDP courses in the Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 catalogs can be used for either A+ or P credits. This means that all teachers can count ASPDP courses towards their salary differential...

It's summer at ASPDP!

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  • ASPDP
  • : 03 Jun 2019
The end of the school year is on the horizon, but summer is already here at ASPDP!You can now explore and register for over 275 courses in our summer catalog. Plus to kick off the summer you can save 20% off your ASPDP fee with the code SUMMERSPLASH (valid through 9/6/2019).  Here's a quick look at what our summer courses have to offer:55+ in-person courses taking place across NYC at locations like Materials for the Arts, New Victory Theater, and Queens Botanical Garden.220+ online courses that...

Meet the ASPDP Team

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  • ASPDP
  • : 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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  • ASPDP
  • : 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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  • ASPDP
  • : 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...