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Friday, June 9, will be a remote workday for all DOE employees due to the unhealthy air quality. It will be a remote-instruction day for students scheduled to be in attendance.

Violence and Prevention Training

The New York State Education Department requires all teachers who are seeking initial or permanent state certification to take this workshop. School staffers can use techniques and practical approaches to avoid and defuse violent situations in school. This workshop gives participants an understanding of the dynamics of assaultive, aggressive behavior and tools to avoid becoming victimized in school.

Registration information for future workshops will be posted when available. 

The UFT offers this in-person workshop to union dues-paying paraprofessionals and pedagogues (teachers, school counselors, PT/ OTs, school secretaries, etc.) for a $25 fee paid via credit card once you register online. Participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes before the workshop begins.

Non-members must mail in a $50 money order (no personal checks) made payable to the UFT once they have completed their online registration. Mail to: 
52 Broadway, 15th floor
New York, NY 10004
Attn: Violence and Prevention Training

For more information, call 212-701-9413.