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Special Education CTLE Certification Extension Series

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New York State has approved certification pathways for Special Educators interested in extending their existing certification to grades Pre-K & K and Middle Grades 5,6,7,8. The requirements for these extensions include experience in one or both of the grade levels nearest the extension, a current NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist certification, and a 45 hour NYSED-approved course in the extension grade band. These courses meet the NYSED criteria for extending an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist certification, and are available to you at NO COST. Register today to reserve your spot!

GCRTC 2021 NYS CTLE CERTIFICATION EXTENSION COURSES

This series provides the requisite minimum of 45 hours of acceptable CTLE focused on early childhood education. Eligible teachers must have a SWD 1-6 NYS Certification & a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 1st and/or 2nd grade levels.

 

Format: Synchronous Online

Dates: 10/5 - 2/8 (Tuesdays)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Facilitator: Sherrie Moses

 

Registration

This series provides the requisite minimum of 45 hours of acceptable CTLE focused on middle level education. Eligible teachers must have a SWD 1-6 NYS Certification & a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 5th and/or 6th grade levels for the 7-8 Extension or current 7-12 SWD Generalist or Content Specialist certification and 3 years experience in grades 7 and/or 8 for the 5-6 Extension.

 

Format: Synchronous & Asynchronous Online

Dates: Synchronous Online: 2/9 - 5/18; Asynchronous Online: 2/16, 4/20 (Wednesdays)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Facilitator: Liz Daley

 

Registration

NYSTC FALL 2021 CTLE CERTIFICATION EXTENSION COURSES

This series provides the requisite minimum of 45 hours of acceptable CTLE focused on early childhood education. Eligible teachers must have a SWD 1-6 NYS Certification & a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 1st and/or 2nd grade levels.

 

Format: Synchronous Online

Dates: 10/9 - 12/18 (Saturdays)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Suriyati Barnes

 

Registration

This series provides the requisite minimum of 45 hours of acceptable CTLE focused on middle level education. Eligible teachers must have a SWD 1-6 NYS Certification & a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 5th and/or 6th grade levels for the 7-8 Extension or current 7-12 SWD Generalist or Content Specialist certification and 3 years experience in grades 7 and/or 8 for the 5-6 Extension.

 

Format: Synchronous & Asynchronous Online

Dates: 10/4 - 2/16 (Mondays)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Meredith Murolo

 

Registration  

This series provides the requisite minimum of 45 hours of acceptable CTLE focused on middle level education. Eligible teachers must have a SWD 5-9 NYS Certification and a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 8th and/or 9th grade levels.

 

Format: Asynchronous Online

Dates: 10/12 - 12/17

Facilitator: Catherine Montague

 

Registration

To register for the NYSTC Fall 2021 CTLE Certification Extension courses, please visit the registration links above, hosted by Greece CSD, NYSTC's fiduciary agent, and search for the program title.

SPED CTLE Certification Subject Area Extension Series

The NYSTC Network has worked diligently to develop a highly anticipated subject extension series in order to continue supporting the ongoing need for highly qualified Special Educators in New York State. To be eligible for this series, educators must hold a SWD 5-9 or 7-12 certification, or permanent special education certificate; AND have at least two years of satisfactory teaching experience in grades 7-12 in the subject area you are seeking certification in, OR have an employment support commitment for mentoring. All courses are available to you at NO COST.

OPEN FALL 2021 CTLE CERTIFICATION SUBJECT EXTENSION COURSES

Teachers will deepen their knowledge of Biology content and concepts. Objectives for learning align with the competencies detailed in the NYS Content Specialty Test in Biology (2018).

 

Format: Synchronous & Asynchronous Online

Dates: 10/14 - 1/27 (Thursdays)

Time: See registration link for full details

Facilitator: Jessica Donnelly

 

Registration

Teachers will deepen their knowledge of thinking, reading, writing, listening and speaking to understand English at the secondary level in order to foster lifelong literacy skills.

 

Format: Synchronous & Asynchronous Online

Dates: 10/12 - 1/18 (Tuesdays)

Time: See registration link for full details

Facilitator: Beth Dennett

 

Registration

Teachers will deepen their knowledge and skill in Secondary Mathematical Content and Practices. Objectives for learning align with the competencies detailed in the NYS Content Specialty Test in Mathematics (2018).

 

Format: Synchronous & Asynchronous Online

Dates: 10/13 - 1/26 (Wednesdays)

Time: See registration link for full details

Facilitator: Lisa McLeod

 

Registration

To register for the NYSTC Fall 2021 CTLE Certification Subject Extension courses, please visit the registration links above, hosted by Greece CSD, NYSTC 's fiduciary agent, and search for the program title.

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Greater Capital Region Teacher Center's Fall 2021 Core Connection

The full catalog of course offerings in this season's Core Connection is out now, and all courses are open for registration. We are proud to offer a diverse slate of programs to address the many needs teachers will face this year, including social and emotional learning for both teachers and students, trauma-informed instruction, dynamic tools and resources to support student learning, and collegial collaboration for both new and established teachers alike. Register today!

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Last Updated:  20 September, 2021

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