Professional Development Courses for In-Service Teachers

The Barnard Education Program (#2383) is a registered sponsor of New York State Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours.

As of May 23, 2017, a registered holder of a professional classroom teaching certificate, educational leadership certificate, or Level III teaching assistant certificate is required to successfully complete 100 clock hours of acceptable CTLE during the registration period if they practice in a NYS school district or BOCES. The CTLE requirement may be completed at any time during the registration period. CTLE completed during a prior registration period may not be carried over. Please visit the NYSED website for more infomation regarding acceptable CTLE.

Fall Semester CTLE Courses (September through December):

  • EDUC BC 3052x Math and the City

In partnership with NYC public school teachers, students will have opportunities to engage in mathematical learning, lesson study, curriculum development, and implementation, with a focus on using the City as a resource. Students will explore implications for working with diverse populations. Non-math majors, pre-service elementary students and first-year students welcome. Fieldwork and field trips required.

This course counts for 2 continuing education units (CEUs) or 30 clock hours. For more information or to register, please contact Professor Lisa Edstrom at elisa@barnard.edu.

  • EDUC BC 3058x Science in the City II: Preparing Future Scientists Now

Students investigate the science of learning, the Next Generation Science Standards, scientific inquiry and engineering design practices, and strategies to include families in fostering student achievement and persistence in science. Fieldwork required.

This course counts for 2 continuing education units (CEUs) or 30 clock hours. For more information or to register, please contact Professor Maria Rivera Maulucci at mriveram@barnard.edu.

Spring Semester CTLE Courses (January through May):

  • EDUC BC 3050y Science in the City

In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History students investigate science, science pedagogical methods, and ways to use New York City as a resource for science teaching and learning. Sessions will be held at Barnard and the museum. Field trips and fieldwork required.

This course counts for 2 continuing education units (CEUs) or 30 clock hours.