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Site-based Seminars for School-Related Professionals

Committed to improving student learning and increasing the effectiveness of school-related professionals, NYSUT Education & Learning Trust (ELT) invites you to experience the numerous professional learning opportunities we offer in our Professional Development Programs brochure.

With ELT, you have the flexibility to customize programs to meet scheduling needs, whether they are for Superintendent’s Conference days, after school training or even weekend sessions. Our staff will help you develop a professional development program that aligns with your district goals and fits your budget and time frame.

Choose from:

  • half-day
  • full day
  • 15-hour
  • or customized formats

ELT offers training for both New and Veteran School-Related Professionals (SRPs). A limited amount of grant-funded seminars are available on a first come, first served basis.

Seminar titles for New SRPs include:
Aim high: A Proactive, Positive Environment for Student Achievement
Understanding Diversity: How Our Schools are Changing
The ABCs of Being a Paraprofessional
The IEP: Supporting Student Instruction

Please note, these are 2 hour sessions.

Seminar titles for Veteran SRPs include:
ADHD Strategies
Bully, Bullied or Bystander
Classroom Partners: The Team Approach
Cognitive Strategies and Engagement
Conflict Management
Dealing with Difficult Students on the Bus
5 Tips to Diffuse Difficult Behaviors in Today’s Schools
Increasing Comprehension of ELLs
Learning Preferences: Four Styles for Success
Managing Student Behavior
Next Generation Standards: What SRPs Need to Know
Poverty and Its Effect on Learning
School-Related Professional Communication: Skills for Effective Speaking and Listening
SRP’s Impact on the Learning Environment
The Art & Craft of Motivation

Grant-funded titles include:
Addressing Aggressive Student Behavior in Schools
Dealing with Difficult Students in the School Environment
Violence Prevention
Disability Awareness
Gang Awareness: Empowering Educators
Supporting Students with Autism
Trauma Awareness in Education: Supporting Resiliency and Preventing Conflict

A limited amount of grant-funded seminars are available on a first come, first served basis.

For a full set of seminar titles and descriptions, please view or download our Professional Development Programs brochure.

If you know the specific training you would like to schedule, please download our Seminar Request Form and e-mail, fax, or mail the completed form back to us.

In compliance with New York State Education Department, NYSUT Education & Learning Trust has been approved as a sponsor to provide professional development for Continuing Teacher Leader Education (CTLE) hours.