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  • NYSUT ELT has partnered with The LEAF Institute for Blended and Online Learning to offer online courses to teachers in New York State. These professional development opportunities present practical, research-based approaches to implementing the kinds of learning experiences that prepare students for college and career readiness. For more information, click here.

    Leaf Institute

  • Effective July 1, 2016, Professionally certified classroom teachers/educational leaders and Level III Teaching Assistants are required to complete Continuing Teacher & Leader Education (CTLE) hours during each five year registration period.

    NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (ELT) has been approved as a CTLE provider. Participants successfully completing courses and seminars offered by ELT will receive a certificate of completion with ELT’s sponsor identification number to be used toward CTLE hour fulfillment.

  • My Learning Plan has been aquired by Frontline Technologies. Due to this, My Learning Plan will now be seen as Frontline Professional Growth™. This change has no effect on your account and all your login information will remain the same.

  • On Friday, July 1, ELTs Fall 2016 courses will be open for registration on MyLearningPlan. NYSUT members will receive a 20% discount off the prices listed in MLP at the time of registration for both online and site-based courses and for graduate and inservice credit. To see course dates and locations, as well as to register, visit MyLearningPlan.

    **In order to take advantage of the 20% discount, members will need to enter their NYSUT Member I.D. number.  The promo offer is located above the Enrollment Options on the course registration page. Click Get Promocode and follow the onscreen prompts. If you do not know your Member I.D., please call the NYSUT Membership Department during business hours at 1-800-342-9810, ext. 6224.

  • The NYSUT Education & Learning Trust and Mercy College are partnering to make it easier for teachers to pursue New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual certification through its expanded online programs.

    These ELT/Mercy programs include:

    Bilingual Extension to a Teaching Certificate (15 credits)

    Applicants to the program are required to possess a NYS teaching certificate, and successfully complete the Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA). The Bilingual Extension certification requires training for the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) and participation in a college supervised field experience.

    NYSUT ELT Core Courses:
    EDUC 505 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
    EDUC 508 Theory and Practice of Bilingual Education (3 credits)
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    Mercy Courses:
    EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development, from Birth through Adulthood (3 credits)
    EDUC 602 Native Language Arts and Social Studies in Bilingual Education (3 credits)
    EDUC 604 Mathematics and Science Bilingual Education (3 credits)

    Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (12 credits)

    Applicants to the program are required to possess a master’s degree and NYS teaching certificate other than TESOL, and provide documentation of 12 credits in a language other than English. The NYS certification in ESOL requirements include successful completion of the Content Specialty Test in ESOL, training for the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and participation in a 20-day clinical practice experience teaching ESL to ELLs.

    NYSUT ELT Core Course:
    EDUC 505 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
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    Mercy Courses:
    EDUC 629 Modern English Structure and the Teaching of English as a Second Language (3 credits)
    EDUC 636 (Pre-requisite for EDUC 707) Methods and Materials of Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
    EDUC 707 Mentoring Seminar in TESOL (3 credits)

    *After completing NYSUT core course(s) with a grade of B or above, students formally apply to Mercy College for matriculation in order to complete remaining requirements.

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Students are NOT eligible to register for a Mercy sponsored course through NYSUT ELT or UFT if:

    • they have already completed 15 Mercy College credits through NYSUT ELT or UFT,
    • they are currently enrolled in a Mercy College degree or Advanced Certificate Program,
    • they are on a financial hold with Mercy College, or-they were academically dismissed by Mercy College.

    NYSUT ELT is an approved provider of DASA training. Please contact us for more information.


  • The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has approved NYSUT ELT’s Training in the Needs of Children with Autism in a distance education format. The seminar, which fulfills the state requirements for the three hour Autism training in the needs of students with Autism, pursuant to Sections 3004(4) and (5) of the Education Law and Subpart 57-3 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, will now be available completely online.

    Click (here) to register.

  • For a quick overview of ELT, check out our commercial below. Help us spread the news about ELT by sharing it with colleagues. Follow us on Facebook at our new page, NYSUT Education & Learning Trust – ELT.

  • For users that are having issues with applying their Promo Code we have prepared a set of directions to help.

    Promo Code Directions

    ** In order to take advantage of the member discount you need to be an active dues-paying member , members will need to enter their NYSUT Member I.D. number. If you do not know your Member I.D., please call the NYSUT Membership Department during business hours at 1-800-342-9810, ext. 6224.

  • Registration is Open for Spring 2018 Courses and Seminars

    Check out the ELT's Professional Learning Catalog for a vast array of courses and seminars that are being offered in Spring 2018. Courses are available for graduate, undergraduate and inservice credit. Some may be used to satisfy degree requirements as well as electives. Register early before courses fill up. 

    The ELT catalog is downloadable, shareable and offers plenty of opportunities for educators seeking to fulfill professional development hours. Please check us out and share with your colleagues.

    NYSUT Education & Learning Trust is an approved sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leadership Education (CTLE) hours.
  • NYSUT offices will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 22nd through January 1st.

    Happy holidays!

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