LearnUFT courses in Queens

LearnUFT courses are now available at the UFT's Queens 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 Queens borough office is located at 97-77 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park. See directions »

Upcoming sessions
  • Effects of Social Media (Social Worker CE Course)
    May 2, 2019 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    In this workshop for social workers, a discussion will take place on the various forms of social media, characteristics of social media that could potentially lead to dependence/addictive qualities and ways to monitor healthy boundaries and impulsivity.

  • Second Language Acquisition: Meeting the Needs of ELLs (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 9, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine the characteristics of English language learners in each stage of second language acquisition and explore strategies while considering implications for planning instruction to meet the needs of ELLs. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • ELLs in the Mathematics Classroom (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 11, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will describe the characteristics of language performance at each proficiency level. Participants will also be able to name strategies that can be implemented at each proficiency level to provide students with access to mathematical problems. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 11, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will focus on how to use formative assessments to check for understanding to guide student learning and instructional practice. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • ELLs in the Mathematics Classroom (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 11, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will describe the characteristics of language performance at each proficiency level. Participants will also be able to name strategies that can be implemented at each proficiency level to provide students with access to mathematical problems. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • The Power of Formative Assessments (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 11, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will focus on how to use formative assessments to check for understanding to guide student learning and instructional practice. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 25, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants 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. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Getting to Know Our ELLs: Understanding the Language Proficiency Levels of Our Students (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 25, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will participants will describe the various student attributes for their designated language proficiency levels, use the New Language Progressions to design instruction for ELL students and incorporate strategies to increase interaction and critical thinking for ELL students. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strengthening Literacy Skills Through Vocabulary Instruction: What's the Word? (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 25, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will examine the research that demonstrates how continuous vocabulary development strengthens students as independent learners, unpack the Common Core Language Standards for vocabulary and learn strategies for explicit instruction of vocabulary. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

  • Strategic Learning: The Five Guiding Principles of ELL Instruction (LearnUFT Queens)
    May 25, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

    In this LearnUFT workshop for Queens teachers and paraprofessionals, participants 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. Two CTLE hours will be offered.

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