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Know Every Student Well Survey

  • : ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov
  • ASPDP
  • : 12 Jan 2021
As we continue to strive for equity for Black, Indigenous and Students of Color in our schools, we ask you to take 7 minutes to complete this survey on how you are accessing resources, and resources you would like to receive that will support your continuous development as an educator and learner.  Additionally, in an effort to be responsive to your instructional needs, the survey also serves as a light to guide our next steps to remotely support your implementation of the three focus strategies...

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

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  • 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!

  • : ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov
  • 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...