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UFT Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella Hinds and UFT Vice President for Career and Technical Education High Schools Sterling Roberson have scheduled the LearnUFT workshops below. They are open to educators who wish to improve their practice and participate in professional dialogue about education. These workshops are NOT for college credit. Professional development and CTLE hours are available. Registration fees are refundable only if a workshop is canceled.

Upcoming Sessions

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will learn a variety of techniques for effective lesson planning, including differentiating between lessons and units, allowing for student choice in instruction and grouping strategies. CTLE hours will be available. 

| 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this LearnUFT workshop for high school 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. CTLE hours will be available. 

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will discuss various approaches for identifying reasons for behavior, using nonverbal communication strategies and winning ways to build classroom communities. CTLE hours will be available. 

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will learn ways to refine their questioning techniques in order to create a more student-centered classroom and discuss strategies designed to differentiate content for all students. CTLE hours will be available. 

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Some of our students come to school with varying needs which require multiple adults to be in the classroom. In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will learn how teachers and paraprofessionals can collaborate to create a successful classroom environment. CTLE hours will be available. 

| 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this LearnUFT workshop for high school teachers and paraprofessionals, participants will learn the ways in which the Google G Suite for Education can be used to facilitate classroom collaboration, streamline parental engagement, and bring dynamism to everyday instruction. CTLE hours will be available.