UFT Vice President for Elementary Schools Karen Alford has scheduled these workshops for UFT members in elementary schools who wish to upgrade their teaching skills. Professional development and CTLE hours will be available. All workshops are held on Thursdays at UFT headquarters, from 4 to 6 p.m.
In this hands-on LearnUFT workshop for K–5 teachers and paraprofessionals, learn how young children express themselves with color and joy.
In this LearnUFT workshop for K–5 teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore the benefits of block play in early childhood classrooms and develop mathematical strategies that enhance problem-solving and spatial learning skills.
Save the date for Teacher Union Day! Teacher Union Day offers an opportunity to celebrate recent accomplishments while remembering the brave educators who put everything on the line in the 1960 strike that provided the impetus that made the UFT the force it is today.
In this LearnUFT workshop for K–5 teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will engage in activities that are designed to help children learn, develop and flourish in the 21st century through hands-on learning.
In this LearnUFT workshop for K–2 teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore the components of 21st-century learning: critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity.
In this LearnUFT workshop for K–2 teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will explore language-stimulation and language-facilitation strategies to maximize language development by taking a closer look at the flow of the day to include child-led, teacher-facilitated class meetings, conflict resolution strategies equitable sharing techniques and so much more.
In this LearnUFT workshop for 3K–2 teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will experience hand-on activities that link what we know about the brain and its connection to early learning.