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You will receive logistical information about the April general teacher professional development (PD) session from your field office. As a reminder, the dates for PD are below. Teachers enrolled in the Work Sampling System PD series will receive separate communication from Medo Soliman (msoliman4@schools.nyc.gov) regarding dates and logistics.

At this session, participants will learn about using gross motor activities to support instruction aligned to the NYS Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core. Topics for discussion will include how to plan learning experiences that support gross motor development, the teacher’s role in supporting children’s development during gross motor activities, and strategies to assess student learning during gross motor activities. 

Bronx and Manhattan  Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island 
April 11 April 8

Public Schools
Pre-K Schools: Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) PD on the Pre-K Non-Attendance Day

Thursday, April 10 is a public school non-attendance day for pre-kindergarten students. Students should not attend school on this day; teachers should attend PD.  OECE is offering a PD session from 8:30am-3:30pm.

At this session, participants will learn about using gross motor activities to support instruction aligned to the NYS Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core. Topics for discussion will include how to plan learning experiences that support gross motor development, the teacher’s role in supporting children’s development during gross motor activities, and strategies to assess student learning during gross motor activities. 

Due to space and staff constraints, only lead teachers should attend these PD session in the location listed for their district/school below.  Materials for the session will be available as of April 1

here. As they are able, teachers should bring their copy of the NYS Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core. 

Which teachers should go to this site? Site Information    
  Site Name Street Address Phone Number
Public school teachers in districts 1, 2, and 3 Hudson Guild 441 West 26th  Street, Manhattan 212-760-9831
Public school teachers in districts 4, 5 and 6 Sacred Heart Parochial 456 West 52 Street, Manhattan 212-246-4784
Public school teachers in districts 7 and 9 Bronx/Manhattan Field Office 1 Fordham Plaza Rm. 838, Bronx  
Public school teachers in districts 8 and 11 Shining Star 3573 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx 718-823-2393
Public school teachers in districts 10 and 12 Vladeck Hall at the Amalgamated Coop 74 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx 718-543-8688
District 13 public school teachers 13K020 225 Adelphi St., Brooklyn 718-834-6744
District 14 public school teachers 14K084 250 Berry St., Brooklyn  718-384-8063
District 15 public school teachers 15K124 515 4th Ave., Brooklyn   718-788-0246
Public school teachers in districts 16 and 18, and teachers from 17K167 17K532 1025 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn 718-363-8200
Public school teachers in districts 17 and 19   Inner Force Tots 1181 East New York Ave, Brooklyn 718-221-1246
Public school teachers in districts 20 and 21, and teachers from 15K230  20K971 6214 4 Avenue, Brooklyn 718-765-2200
District 21 public school teachers 21K253 601 Oceanview Ave, Brooklyn 718-332-3331
District 22 public school teachers 22K203 5101 Avenue M, Brooklyn 718-241-8488
District 23 and 24 public school teachers 23K327 111 Bristol Street, Brooklyn 718-495-7801
District 25  public school teachers 25Q154 75-02 162 Street, Queens 718-591-1500
District 26 public school teachers 26Q213 231-02 67 Avenue, Queens 718-423-8747
District 27 public school teachers 27Q060 91-02  88 Avenue, Queens 718-441-5046
District 28 public school teachers 28Q174 65-10 Dieterle Crescent, Queens 718-897-7006
District 29 public school teachers 29Q015 121-15 Lucas Street, Queens 718-525-1670
District 30 public school teachers 30Q166 33-09 35th Avenue, Queens 718-786-6703
District 31 public school teachers Petrides Complex, Conf. Room C 715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island  718-390-1440


Teachers enrolled in an alternate professional development series such as the Work Sampling System, CUNY PDI, or MDRC will receive separate communications regarding dates, locations and logistics. 

Please contact the OECE with any questions (earlychildhood@schools.nyc.gov or 212-374-0351).