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These sessions are designed by the UFT Teacher Center and the UFT Member Assistance Program for new teachers (those with 1 to 3 years of teaching experience).
All work sessions take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Participants can elect to receive two Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours for each course. The fee is $10 for participants who do not request CTLE hours and $30 for participants who elect to receive CTLE hours (you need to start collecting CTLE hours once you are ).
Anchoring Into the Classroom Community (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
October 3, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
In this professional learning session, newer teachers will explore how core beliefs and practices influence classroom culture.
The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
October 18, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New teachers will learn to gauge how their instruction is impacting student learning.
IEP 101 (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New teachers will explore the Individualized Educational Program (IEP), a document that provides information to ensure that students with disabilities receive the necessary support and services they need to succeed.
Intimate Partner Violence (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New teachers will develop an understanding of how intimate partner violence (IPV) affects children short- and long-term, and develop best practices for working with children affected by witnessing IPV in their homes.
Engaging Young Learners: The Power of Purposeful Play (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
November 29, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
In this session for new teachers, participants will have the opportunity to experience and create purposeful play activities to engage all learners.
Are You Asking the Right Questions? (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New teachers will gain valuable questioning strategies to promote students’ thinking and learning.
Mindfulness in the Caring Classroom Community (LearnUFT for New Teachers)
December 13, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New teachers will learn to experience a deeper sense of satisfaction in their daily work experience.