fall   winter spring
     Grant Year July 2019--June 2020
     Previously presented:
    Effective Teaching Strategies to Promote Student Equity  & Engagement (Presented July 2019)
    Coding In The Classroom with Code.org (Presented Aug. 2019
    Blended #7 (Oct-Dec. 2019)
    Classroom Management (January 2020)
    Coding With Dash (January 2020)

    UPCOMING IN-SERVICE: Click on the class title to view the flyer 

    All participants in Teacher Center courses scheduled after March 17, 2020
    are postponed until further notice.


    GUIDED READING - Will be rescheduled



    Creating Digital Books with Book Creator March 7 


     *New! Literacy Practice That Help Diverse Learners April 23, 30, May 7

    *This workshop meets Language Acquisition (ENL) CTLE requirements


    Educating ENL Students: Strategies for Educators -3 hour workshop

    Thursday, March 19

    *This workshop meets Language Acquisition (ENL) CTLE requirements


    Integrating Graphic Novels Into Your Curriculum - April 7, 21, 28


    Using Diversity Books to Promote Social and Emotional Well-Being in the Culturally Responsive Classroom 

     Saturday, April 14


    Blended #8 (July 2020) Not on MLP


    Collegial Circles: Perfect for Teacher Collaboration!
    Collegial Circles provide educators with structured time for collegial support and study as well as an opportunity for
     reflection on classroom practices. Bonus:  Make your own hours!  The program enables educators to identify needs for professional growth and to satisfy these needs through sharing and group problem-solving. Therefore, a formal support process, Collegial Circles, is established for sharing expertise and for problem-solving through group processes. In-service credit can be earned by active participation and attendance.  Want more information?  Click on the "Digital Collegial Circles" link in the left toolbar.

    Technology Inservice
    Technology Staff Developer Jackie Gilmartin
    Jackie's Blended courses are always in high demand. Participants are chosen from a lottery draw one month before the start of the first Blended offering. Maximum participants for each class is 25.
    The following are the proposed dates for this year's Blended courses:
    Blended #7:  Monday 9/23 - Monday, 11/18 (This is the 3rd of the Blended 7 classes.  Registration is closed).
    Blended #8: Tuesday, 1/7 - Tuesday, 3/10 (not posted to MLP/lottery system to pick participants in December).
    Blended #8: Tuesday, 3/24 - Tuesday, 5/26 (not posted/lottery system for participants from December group of names).
    Blended #8: July 2020 (not posted)
    FALL Post-Graduate COHORTS
    ANYONE with a Master's Degree may join this cohort,
    even if he/she does not work in Port Washington.
     SUNY  Stony Brook Educational Leadership (School Building Leader/School District Leader), 32 credits) cohort is postponed until January 2020.  Interested?  Please register now!  Follow link to register.  DEADLINE November 1 with SUNY SBU.  Registration with Teacher Center is ongoing with MLP.  Click  on the SUNY tab on the left toolbar.
    *Unfortunatley, this cohort did not meet the required participant count of 12; therefore it is postponed.
    CUNY Brooklyn: Interested in joining a Special Education or Gifted and Talented (9 or 12 credits) post-graduate class?*Registeration on MLP. 
    More information: click on the CUNY tab on the left toolbar.
     Grant Year In-service July 2018-June 2019
    September - December 2018
    Saturday, October 13th (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
    Creating the Ultimate Google Classroom  
    Instructor: Technology Staff Developer Jackie Gilmartin
     October 16 and December 11 (2 Face-to-Face meetings)
    Instructor: Technology Staff Developer Jackie Gilmartin
    Saturday, October 20 (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
    5 Essential Elements of Classroom Management: 
    Instructor: Weber Music Teacher Elizabeth Andrew
    Thursday, November 1 (3:30 pm - 6:30 pm)
    Increasing Family Engagement for Academic Success of ELLs
    Sponsored by NYSUT and LINC (L.I. Network of Centers)
    Presenter:  Monica Aston
    Saturday, November 17 (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
    Instructor: Technology Staff Developer Jackie Gilmartin
    WINTER 2019 Workshops 
    January 7/8 and March 11/12, 2019
    (2 Face-to-Face MONDAY meetings, each group)
    Instructor:  Jackie Gilmartin, District Staff Technology Developer
    Back by popular demand; first presented October 2018
        January 17, 24, 31, 2019 (3 Thursdays) 
    Original start date of January 10 postponed 
            Instructor: Literacy Specialist Maureen Peraza
                                ADVANCED CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT                               4 Thursdays: Jan.  31,  Feb. 7 and 28th and March 7
    Instructor:  Elizabeth Andrew
    Two Wednesdays: February 13 and 27
    Instructor: NTSB Professional
    SPRING 2019 Workshops 
    BLENDED #7: Make Learning APP-tastic!
    April 1-June 10, 2019(2 Face-to-Face MONDAY meetings-see flyer link for details)
    Instructor:  Jackie Gilmartin, District Staff Technology Developer
    *This class will be repeated in July 2019
         SUNY STONY BROOK Educational Administration
    Combined SBL/SDL Certifcation Cohort
     May date TBD
    Learn more about the combined School District/School Business Leader Certification
    Projected cohort start: September 2019
    15 members needed to start cohort
    Register on MLP!
    Saturday, June 1
    Instructor: Maureen Peraza, Reading Specialist
    Location: Teacher Center Classroom, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.