LearnUFT courses in Manhattan

LearnUFT courses are now available at the UFT's Manhattan borough office! The fee to register is $30 per course for teachers and $15 per course for paraprofessionals. Participants will receive two CTLE hours. Courses are available for both teachers and paraprofessionals. In order to ensure that you are not signing up for a course you have already registered for or attended, please check to be sure you are registering for the correct session.

The UFT's Manhattan borough office is located at 52 Broadway. See directions »

Upcoming sessions
  • High Impact Literacy Strategies (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    October 18, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    At this LearnUFT session for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine research-based practices to support students before reading complex text, experience pre-reading activities that encourage students to make connections that will foster deeper comprehension during reading, and apply strategies that motivate and engage students with task and text. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • 3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective Instruction for ELLs
    October 20, 2018 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Don't miss our third annual conference for all educators on effective instruction for ELLs. Participants will earn four (4) Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours. See the flier for details. Registration is required.

  • Issues of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and Treatment (LearnUFT Social Workers)
    October 30, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for social workers, participants will examine the manner in which child sexual abuse history is a risk factor for behavioral and emotional difficulties in childhood and beyond. Participants will earn Continuing Education (CE) credits. The cost to register is $50.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 1, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, particpants will explore research-based core principles as a frame for ENL instruction, practice engaging instructional strategies to increase ELL students’ access to content, reflect on how specific strategies promote integration of content and methodology and build a toolbox of techniques for integrated ENL classrooms. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • IEP 101: An Introduction to IEPs (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 3, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will discuss the research behind special education policies, identify the components of an IEP and examine and use criteria for developing a PLOP and a SMART goal.

  • Setting the Stage for Reading Complex Text (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 3, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine research-based practices to support students before reading complex text, experience pre-reading activities that encourage students to make connections that will foster deeper comprehension during reading and apply strategies that motivate and engage students with task and text. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Specially Designed Instruction: Putting the Individual in IEP (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 3, 2018 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

    At this LearnUFT session for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will define Specially Designed Instruction, understand the barriers to learning as they apply to the most common classifications for students with disabilities, identify strategies to address student needs, and specially design instruction (using an IEP) to meet the unique needs of a student. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Developing Critical Thinkers: Engaging in Collaborative Discussions (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 3, 2018 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, educators will gain valuable questioning strategies to promote students' thinking and learning, learn what constitutes quality questioning and effective discussion in order to actively engage students in productive discourse and understand how to create structures so that all students are able to answer and ask quality questions. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • Igniting Writing Instruction to Strengthen Student Engagement (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 10, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    At this LearnUFT session for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will practice strategies for engaging students productively in the writing process, make connections between pre-writing activities and the writing process, and experience activities which facilitate writing through speaking and listening. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

  • First Things First (LearnUFT Manhattan)
    November 10, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Manhattan teachers and paraprofessionals, educators will examine beliefs about home language and culture to ensure the whole child comes into the classroom, consider the value of strengthening the child's first language to foster learning and develop proficiency in English, and explore strategies to scaffold instruction for children in the classroom in order to increase access to content. Participants will earn two CTLE hours.

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