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  • August 06, 2020

    With social distancing paramount at this time and in the near future, NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (ELT) is committed to making sure our members’ health is top priority while providing graduate programs. Our summer course work has been approved via our college partners to continue delivery of graduate content via a remote learning environment.

    Per regulations, we will continue to provide top quality, research-based, practical learning and adhere to course guidelines, requirements, and syllabus. Registrants, please look for correspondence from your instructor prior to course onset.

    We are proud to be a CTLE provider and confident our participants will have the educational experience they need in order to increase student achievement.  

    For those requiring additional proof for getting approval for remote learning please use our letter here.
  • July 22, 2020
    Please note: The NYSUT Offices will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 24 and will reopen on Monday, August 3 at 9:00 am in observance of a common vacation period for all employees. ELT will be periodically monitoring email messages at elt@nysut.org.
  • July 01, 2020

    With increased member calls to NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (ELT) wanting more online, certification courses, ELT has added a third session to Summer Semester 2020. The session dates will run from July 20 – September 25. Registration is now open and will close on July 16, 2020 at midnight.

    Please register here.

    Be mindful, when registering for a course to be used toward certification, you must register for graduate credit. This insures getting a college transcript.

  • June 08, 2020

    In an ever-shifting political and regulatory environment, teachers have more responsibility than ever before to not only teach but advocate for ELLs and their families. Advocating for ELLs Within the Scope of State and Federal Law will familiarize participants with laws and regulations regarding ENL education both historically and in the present day, as well as those laws and regulations that are germane to many ELLs and their families, including but not limited to issues related to immigration and civil rights. Furthermore, participants will learn of support services available to ELLs and best practices in advocacy.

    Register now for this online seminar that is only available for NYSUT members. ELT online seminars are convenient and flexible to accommodate the needs of busy educators.

    This seminar can be used toward meeting the Language Acquisition requirement and fulfilling Continuing Teacher & Leader Education (CTLE) requirements as NYSUT ELT is an approved provider. View other ELT seminars that meet the Language Acquisition mandate.

     
  • April 30, 2020

    ELT Free Virtual Seminar

    To help members during this anxious time, NYSUT's Education & Learning Trust is offering four free virtual seminars highlighting the need for self-care; how to help students succeed emotionally and academically; and practical tips for working from home.

    Please note: the registration site will say the cost is $75, but NYSUT members just need to hit the promo code for the free training. Members requiring registration help should email ELT@nysut.org.

    Seminar Descriptions

    Note: Some seminars may be offered on multiple days.  Scroll down after clicking "Sign up now" to see alternate dates.

    These seminars are now available for 1-hour CTLE credit.

    The Airplane Oxygen Mask Principle 

    The Airplane Oxygen Mask (AOM) Principle seminar provides a forum for educators to engage in structured conversations around how to manage their well-being amidst the anxiety, preoccupation and uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus. This seminar highlights the importance of taking care of yourself before you can effectively take care of others, providing practical mindful strategies that can be used at home or at any location. 

    Time: 1-hour
    Cost: Free for NYSUT Members 
    CTLE Hours: 1.00 

    SIGN UP NOW


    Developing Virtual SEL Environments for the Youth

    Using mindfulness and SEL techniques and skills, assist your students to navigate their learning while developing resilience during the advent of COVID-19. This seminar will provide a forum for educators to share their concerns, while providing an avenue for educators to build their toolbox to help students during these times. The seminar intends to build on your expertise while providing tips to help students succeed emotionally and academically.  

    Time: 1-hour
    Cost: Free for NYSUT Members  
    CTLE Hours: 1.00 

    SIGN UP NOW


    The Juggle

    Working from home can have its challenges. Some of us juggle work, our children, the phone ringing, cooking, interacting with loved ones, interruptions, the list can go on and on. How can we manage all these distractions and still complete all the demands put on us? This seminar offers some practical tips to help you get organized. The seminar will provide you time to create a schedule for your demands at work while providing tips to manage your self-care. (45 minutes) 

    Time: 1-hour
    Cost: Free for NYSUT Members 
    CTLE Hours: 1.00

    SIGN UP NOW


    Help! I am not technological savvy! 

    This seminar will provide the basics on how to use Google Classroom or Zoom. The instructor will be able to go step by step to help you navigate the tools and help provide you with tips in real time.

    Time: 1-hour
    Cost: Free for NYSUT Members 
    CTLE Hours: 1.00

    SIGN UP NOW


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  • April 22, 2020

    With social distancing paramount at this time and in the near future, NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (ELT) is committed to making sure our members’ health is top priority while providing graduate programs. Our summer course work has been approved via our college partners to continue delivery of graduate content via a remote learning environment.

    Per regulations, we will continue to provide top quality, research-based, practical learning and adhere to course guidelines, requirements, and syllabus. Registrants, please look for correspondence from your instructor prior to course onset.

    We are proud to be a CTLE provider and confident our participants will have the educational experience they need in order to increase student achievement.  

    For those requiring additional proof for getting approval for remote learning please use our letter here.
  • April 13, 2020

    The Dignity Act requires that all students in New York state public schools are afforded an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law §10). ELT is now able to offer the 6-hour DASA training entirely online during the time period of the state of emergency in New York State for the COVID-19 virus.

    View upcoming Dignity Act training sessions and register today.
  • April 13, 2020

    Now half-day and full-day seminars are available on this critical topic.

    Supporting and Sustaining the Social-Emotional Needs of English Learners Who Experience Trauma is available as both a three-hour and six-hour site-based seminar that is geared for all educators (teachers, school-related professionals, school psychologists, social workers, guidance counselors, administrators, nurses, etc.)

    While training on trauma is applicable across all student, this seminar adds the lens of the unique experiences that English learners face. The seminar provides tools for educators in recognizing and dealing with trauma-informed behaviors, establishing a supportive school environment for social and emotional healing, and building trusting relationships with this fragile cohort.

    Visit ELT’s ENL Seminars to view the full description and download a seminar request form

    This seminar can be used toward meeting the Language Acquisition requirement and fulfilling Continuing Teacher & Leader Education (CTLE) requirements as NYSUT ELT is an approved provider.

  • April 06, 2020

    With increase of member calls to NYSUT’s Education & Learning Trust (ELT) wanting more online, certification courses, ELT has added a third session to Spring Semester 2020. The session dates will run from April 27 – July 3. Registration is open now and will close on April 22, 2020 at midnight. 

    Please Click here to register.

    Be mindful, when registering for a course to be used toward certification, you must register for graduate credit. This insures getting a college transcript. 

     
  • February 28, 2020

    Please note that ELT does not issue Forms 1098-T, as ELT is not an eligible educational institution.

    Participants who wish to deduct the cost of their course tuition as a business expense relating to qualifying work-related education for Federal income tax purposes should print a receipt of payment for each course. Receipts can be found in Frontline within each course, under Actions.