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Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Ceritified teachers wishing to achieve National Board Certification

Dates: 7/8/2019 to 7/11/2019

Jump Start is intended to start people with the process of attaining National Board Certification. You will began your work on the standards and components of your certification. Jump Start is designed to provide intensive training to candidates on how to be successful in each component of the NBC process. Jump Start offers a session on each of the components of NBC as well as a session on the foundations of candidacy. During these sessions, candidates receive tips on completing the National Board Certification process from National Board Certified teachers. Jump Start is early support for those who have registered as candidates with the National Board and have selected their certificate area. It is the first piece in a continuum of professional learning; one that ideally includes year-long candidate support. Jump Start's core beliefs and structure dovetail with the philosophy behind the National Board's Professional Learning Facilitator (PLF) materials. Jump Start is candidate centered, builds a professional learning community, and focuses on the skills, knowledge, dispositions, and strategies needed to be successful in the National Board Certification process. First participants have to apply for a National Board component. Then,participants should apply for an Albert Shanker Grant through NYSED. Participants should apply for Shanker ASAP as it was posted July 2 and the funds are depleted quickly. Here is the link: The course costs may be reimbursable through your home districts. Further information as to how this is accomplished will be furnished through the Jump Start Program. 2 Inservice Credits ($250) Payable to the Peconic Teacher Center


Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Teachers who want to create stations in their classroom.

Dates: 7/8/2019 to 7/9/2019

The workshop will allow teachers to develop station labs using their own curriculum. The workshop will include a brief overview of the rationale for using station labs and some examples. Participants will develop at least one station lab to use in their classroom for next year. Please bring any materials (curriculum, books) you would need to plan your lesson. Applies to any content area. One in-service credit ($125) or audit ($40).