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The Port Washington Teacher Center is proud to collaborate with CUNY Brooklyn College to offer post-graduate opportunities for educators.  Cohorts must include at least 12 participants to continue.

CLICK HERE to watch the Informational Session video

 CLICK HERE to view the Virtual Information Session Slides

Interested in the "Students With Disabilities" classes?

 

Fall 2021 through Spring 2022

Instructor: John Felicciardi [email protected]

12-credit (NON-cohort)

Class time (in-person):  4 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. OR class time (remote): 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

(Electronic components will be incorporated into the hours)

All participants must complete a Registration form AND register on MLP for EACH 3-credit class.

Click HERE to view course titles, certification requirements, and CST (Content Specialty Test) Information

Fall 2021 Virtual

CBSE 7659T - Instructional Strategies for Students with Special Needs

45 hours; 3 credits

Course Description:

We will examine the adaptations of general education curriculum for teaching students with special needs including English language learners using the principles, rationale, and research-validated methods of instructing and assessing special populations in a variety of settings. Inquiry processes across all content areas, including literacy, mathematics, social studies, science and the expressive arts will also be explored. The use of technology for instruction will be examined. We will also focus on the educational experiences of children and youth from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Please create a separate gmail account so that you may participate in the virtual classes.  Link will be emailed by instructor.

Participants may also receive CTLE (Continuing Teacher Leader Education) hours for this 45 hour course. Please as Director McAuliffe for the CTLE form.

 CBSE 7664T - Communication and Children with Special Needs: PlanningàMotivatingàTeaching

45 hours; 3 credits

Course Description:

Improving teaching methods through techniques of self-analysis and analysis of classroom interactions. Analysis of instructional settings and instructional strategies with focus on students with special needs and English language learners. Analysis of learning processes and modes of communication in the classroom. Examination of the specialized discourses of the subject disciplines in adolescent, middle, and childhood curricula. Analysis of uses of technology in the classroom.

 Mid-Winter 2021-2022 Virtual or In-person TBD

CBSE 7688T Seminar in Special Education: Students with Learning Disabilities

45 hours; 3 credits

Course Description:

Seminar focusing on students with learning disabilities, including core characteristics, co-morbid features, instructional techniques, identity and assessment, classroom management strategies and routines and procedures. Pupil adjustment and school-community relations will also be explored. Attention will be given to the particular needs and interests of students, with provision for individual and group study.

Spring 2022 Virtual or In-person TBD 

 CBSE 7692T Seminar in Special Education: Literacy and Communication

45 hours; 3 credits 

Course Description:

Seminar addressing and focusing on contemporary issues in autism spectrum disorder students including historical perspectives and perceptions, popular culture and identity, core characteristics, co-morbid features; communication and social development, and working with families from diverse backgrounds.

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THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL OPEN HOUSE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021

7 P.M. - 8 P.M.

REGISTER ON MY LEARNING PLAN NOW!

Consider joining the Fall 2021 start.  Registration began June 7, 2021 on MLP

FIRST DATE OF FALL VIRTUAL CLASSES: Tuesday September 14 @ 4:30 pm  

Fee: $725.00 per 3 credit course; CHECKS ONLY to "Port Washington Teacher Center."
First PAYMENT DUE NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 31, 2021
 
 
Registration: My Learning Plan (P.W. Catalog) and by emailing Director S. McAuliffe: [email protected]
 
 
 
Immunization Forms are needed for all new participants. 
 
For more information, please email
Director Susan McAuliffe: [email protected]
 
 

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2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR: Due to Pandemic Guidelines, All Courses Are VIRTUAL until further notice

Fall 2020:

7674T - Runs from September 15-Oct 27, 2020 - Tuesdays 4-8:45pm (virtual)

7676T - Runs from November 3-Dec 15th, 2020 - Tuesdays 4-8:45pm (virtual or in-person weekly)

MID-WINTER 2020/2021: 

7677T - Runs from December 22nd, 2020-January 26, 2021 - Tuesdays 4-8:45pm (virtual or in-person weekly)

Spring 2021: 

7678T - Runs from Feb 9th-Apr 13th, 2021 - Tuesdays 4:8:45pm (virtual or in-person weekly)
 
 
 
 

 2019-2020

Fall 2019 through Spring 2020

FIRST DATE OF FALL CLASSES:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 and THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Course descriptions are color coded below:

NEW Special Education non-cohort/9 credits-PURPLE

Special Education 12-credit Cohort - RED

9 Credits-Special Education NON-COHORT 
Location: Weber Middle School, Room 24
TUESDAYS
All classes start at 4 p.m.
 
Instructor: J. Felliciardi
 
Class #1, 7659T "Instructional Strategies for Students With Special Needs" Sept. 17, 2018 - November 5 
Class #2,7664T "Special Issues in Education: Communication and School-aged Students with Special Needs"  November 12 - January 14, 2020 
Class #3, 7689T "Seminar in Special Education: Students Experiencing Emotional Conflict" January 21 - March 17 
 
 
 
    12 Credits-Special Education COHORT
Location: Weber Middle School, Room 22
THURSDAYS
All classes start at 4 p.m.
Instructors: J. Felliciardi and M. Gersch
 

The following courses will be presented at the Teacher Center in Port Washington on THURSDAYS--

Class #1, 7674T "Students With Special Needs"  January 30 - March 26  (J. Felliciardi)* This course was cancelled due to low enrollment.
Class #2, 7676T  "Learning Environments For Students With Special Needs"  April 2 - June 14 (M. Gersch) 
 
 

FALL 2020-no dates yet

Class #3, 7677T "Curriculum Modifications for Teaching Students with Special Needs" (J. Felliciardi) September 2020 to mid-November
 
Class #4, 7678T " Educational Assessment of Young Children and Students with Special Needs" (TBD) mid-November to January 2021
 
 
 12 Credits- Gifted and Talented
 
 
This cohort did not have enough interested participants. 
 
 

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PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED BROOKLYN COLLEGE COURSES ARE LISTED BELOW:

Fall 2018

FIRST DATE OF CLASSES: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

NEW Gifted/Talented Cohort

Special Education Cohort 

Fall

12 Credits-Special Education 
Location: Weber Middle School, Room 24
 
 
Class #1, 7674T: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 - November 13
Class #2, 7676T: November 20 - January 22, 2019
Class #3, 7677T: January 29 - March 26
Class #4, 7678T: April 2 - May 28 
 
 
 12 Credits- Gifted and Talented
Location: Weber Middle School, Room 202 (Blended Course)
 
 
Class #1, 7668T: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 - November 13
Class #2, 7669T: November 20 - January 22, 2019
Class #3, 7670T: January 29 - March 26
Class #4, 7667T: April 2 - May 28 
 
 
Fee: $725.00 per 3 credit course
Registration: My Learning Plan and by emailing
Director S. McAuliffe
Registration forms for BC will be completed at the start of each cohort in class.
 
Immunization Forms are needed for all new participants.
 
2018-2019 COHORT CLASS DATES: 
 
Class Dates:  Listed below for each 2018-2019 cohort
Locations:  Weber Room 24 (Special Education)
and Weber Room 202 (Gifted/Talented-Blended course)
time: 4 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
 
(Electronic components will be incorporated into the hours)
 
For more information, please email
Director Susan McAuliffe: [email protected]
 

FORMS NEEDED TO BE COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE FIRST CLASS OF COHORT:

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM

CLICK HERE FOR IMMUNIZATION FORMS 

CLICK HERE FOR MENINGITIS REQUIREMENT FORMS

For more direct CUNY Brooklyn information: Contact Nancy Tinevra: [email protected] Also, please feel free to contact Nancy's assistant Angela Patterson at: 718-951-5448 or [email protected]. She will be happy to assist you.

2018-2019 Meeting Dates for all TUESDAY Classes in the         

4 p.m - 8: 00 p.m.: 

Special Education:

FALL 2018  CBSE 7674T "Students With Special Needs"

September 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13

MID-WINTER 2019  CBSE 7676T "Learning Environments For Students With Special Needs"

November 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Jan. 8, 15, 22

SPRING 2019  CBSE 7677T "Curriculum Modifications for Teaching Students with Special Needs"

 Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26

SPRING 2019  CBSE 7678T " Educational Assessment of Young Children and Students with Special Needs"

April 2, 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Gifted/Talented:

FALL 2018  CBSE 7668T "Students With Special Needs: Gifted Education"

September 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13

MID-WINTER 2019  CBSE 7669 T "Assessment of Diverse Gifted and Talented Students"

November 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Jan. 8, 15, 22

SPRING 2019  CBSE 7670T "Curriculum Design for Diverse Gifted and Talented Students"

 Jan. 29, Feb.  5, 12, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26

SPRING 2019  CBSE 7667T "Education of Diverse Gifted Children and Youth"

April 2, 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28