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NYSED REQUIRED SEMINARS

PLEASE NOTE: Please print out your receipt to use as your admission slip for the seminar. If you do not receive a room number, you must call 718-997-5739  for the seminar location. Please be on time; late students will not be admitted, per NYSED requirement.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing, by mail, fax (718-997-5723), or email (pcs@qc.cuny.edu); refund requests by telephone are not accepted. Refund requests must be received at least three (3) business days (weekdays) prior to the day of the seminar. Thereafter, NO refunds will be granted. Non-attendance of class(es) does not exclude the student from the rules of the policy.

  

AS-903, See Sections Below
Reimagining Science Education
This half-day workshop is designed to bring new ideas in science education to K-16 educators and aspiring future teachers. The 2019 conference's main focus is on science educators for grades 6 through 12, as well as higher education faculty and administrators. Presentations are distributed across science content areas such as biology, chemistry and physics. Special emphasis is also given to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), inquiry labs and assessment. 4 hrs. 1 session

 

Four hours of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Professional Development certificate hours will be awarded through Professional and Continuing Studies. If you desire CTLE hours, a nominal $65 fee will be charged for administrative services within CTLE guidelines.

Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End   Time

Start Date

End Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Spring 2019

AS903-FR11

Friday

09:00am

01:00pm

5/10/19

5/10/19

$65


 

 


AH-704, See Sections Below - QC

Alcohol and Drug Abuse 
All prospective teachers graduating from Queens College must enroll in this three-hour New York State workshop. Topics include youth drug experimentation, teacher responsibilities, youth drug trends, tobacco use, alcohol use-binge drinking, marijuana use, inhalant use, hallucinogens, club drugs, methamphetamines, over-the-counter drugs, and prescription medications. Open to teachers and teachers’ aides. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 3 hrs. 1 session

Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End Time

Start    Date

End     Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Summer2 2019

AH704-TH01

Thursday

06:00pm

09:00pm

7/11/19

7/11/19

Michele       Singer-Berkowitz

$55

 

Spring 2019

AH704-MO03

Monday

06:00pm

09:00pm

5/20/19

5/20/19

Michele       Singer-Berkowitz

$55

 


 

 

AS-650, See Sections Below
Autism Students Seminar for New York State
All prospective teachers seeking initial or professional state certification in special education must take this three-hour workshop in the needs of children with autism. The session covers the history of autism, its causes, characteristics, definitions, and prevalence in children by age and gender. Instructional methods for children with autism as well as behavior management, positive supports, collaborations within the school structure, parent-teacher interactions, and resource availability are discussed. Open to teachers and teachers’ aides. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 3 hrs. 1 session

Semester

Section

Day of  Week

Begin Time

End    Time

Start Date

End Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Spring 2019

AS650-WE01

Wednesday

06:00pm

09:00pm

3/13/19

3/13/19

Sara Woolf

$55

Spring 2019

AS650-TU02

Tuesday

06:00pm

09:00pm

4/16/19

4/16/19

Sara Woolf

$55


 

 

AS-750, See Sections Below - QC
DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) Seminar
This six-hour course fulfills the harassment, bullying, cyber-bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention training required for certification and licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The seminar addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination. The course also provides an understanding of how school climate and culture affect student achievement and behavior. Participants will leave with concrete ideas that they can implement in their work environment. Interactive strategies, discussion and media will be used to meet the certification requirements. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 
6 hrs. of instructions/1 hr. lunch break/1 session

 

​​​ Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End   Time

Start  Date

End   Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Summer1  2019

AS750-TH01

Thursday

10:00am

05:00pm

6/13/19

6/1319

Michele           Singer-Berkowitz

$110

Summer2  2019

AS750-TU02

Tuesday

10:00am

05:00pm

7/23/19

7/23/19

Michele         Singer-Berkowitz   

$110

Summer2 2019

AS750-WE03

Wednesday

10:00am

05:00pm

8/21/19

8/21/19

Michele        Singer-Berkowitz

$110

Spring 2019

AS750-SU08

Sunday

10:00am

05:00pm

5/19/19

5/19/19

Michele        Singer-Berkowitz

$110


 

 

CC-107, See Sections Below - QC 
Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Seminar
This seminar fulfills the New York State requirement for chiropractors, dental hygienists, dentists, optometrists, physicians, podiatrists, psychologists, pupil personnel services professionals, registered nurses, school administrators and supervisors, school district administrators, and teachers who are applying for or renewing a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit. Course covers physical and behavioral indicators of maltreatment, physical, or sexual abuse; behavioral and environmental characteristics of abusive parents or caretakers; and identification of responsibility for reporting child maltreatment or abuse, and when and how to do it. Graphic slides will be shown. Participants receive the required NYS Certificate of Completion. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 3 hrs. 1 session

 

Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End    Time

Start Date

End  Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

 

Summer2  2019

CC107-WE02

Wednesday

06:00pm

09:00pm

7/10/19

7/10/19

Donna Brailsford

$55

 

Summer2  2019

CC107-TH02

Thursday

06:00pm

09:00pm

8/20/19

8/20/19

Donna Brailsford

$55


 

 

CC-604, See Sections Below - QC
School Safety Seminar 
All prospective teachers graduating from Queens College must enroll in this two-hour QC Division of Education-mandated workshop. Topics include school safety plans, fire and life safety drills, bomb threats, intruder drills, student suicide awareness, crisis intervention plans, sexual harassment, gang awareness, bullying prevention, and abducted students. Teacher strategies are discussed and a question-and-answer session is provided after review of various safety mechanisms. Open to teachers and teachers’ aides. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 2 hrs. 1 session

​​​ Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End     Time

Start   Date

End  Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Summer2 2019

CC604-WE02

Wednesday

06:00pm

08:00pm

7/31/19

7/31/19

Michele       Singer-Berkowitz

$55











 

 

CC-600, See Sections Below - QC 
School Violence Prevention and Intervention Seminar
New York State law requires applicants for a new or renewed license, registration, certificate, or limited permit to provide documentation of completing the required training in school violence prevention and intervention. This seminar has been approved by the NYS Education Department. Topics include identification of warning signs relating to violence and other troubling behaviors in children; statutes, regulations, and policies relating to a safe, nonviolent school climate; classroom management techniques to promote a nonviolent school climate and enhance learning; intervention techniques to address a school violence situation; and participating in an effective school/community process for students exhibiting violent behavior. Participants receive the required Certificate of Completion. Note: Late students will not be admitted (per NYS requirement). 3 hrs. 1 session

​​​ Semester

Section

Day of Week

Begin Time

End   Time

Start Date

End Date

Instructor

Tuition

Comment

Summer2 2019

CC600-WE01

Wednesday

06:00pm

09:00pm

7/17/19

7/17/19

Michele       Singer-Berkowitz   

$55

Summer2 2019

CC600-TH02

Thursday

06:00pm

09:00pm

8/22/19

8/22/19

Michele       Singer-Berkowitz   

$55

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 Office Information

 
Kissena Hall Room 259
Phone: (718) 997-5739
Fax: (718) 997-5723 
Hours: (Mon-Fri) 9am-5pm


 

Diane Gahagan
Director Professional & Continuing Studies
profdevseminars@qc.cuny.edu
(718)997-5714


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