High Schools

Opportunities announced the week of Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (in chronological order)


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High Schools: HMH-Collections Introductory Course

Registration Deadline: July 31, 2015
Event: August 24-26, 2015
Contact: curriculumpd@schools.nyc.gov

Teachers and administrators using the Grades 9-12 High School HMH-Collections curriculum are invited to attend this professional development opportunity. Over two and a half days, participants will be introduced to the various components of the Collections curriculum. Facilitators will support participants in understanding and utilizing the resources available in Collections, and in beginning to plan the first two units of the curriculum. As a result of this session, participants will: understand the philosophy that informs the Collections curriculum and how it aligns with the Common Core Learning Standards, understand how various components and resources of the curriculum work together to support student learning, and be able to successfully begin implementation of the Collections curriculum in their classrooms. The event will be held at Stuyvesant High School on August 24th-26th from 8:30am-4:00pm with a half-day session on August 26th. Teachers and administrators interested in participating should speak with their principals to discuss attending and then, click here for more information and to register by July 31st. 


Middle and High Schools: The EverFi STEM Summit

Registration Deadline: August 3, 2015
Event: August 13, 2015
Contact: Sean Tynan/843-801-5302 or Nicky Huels/334-521-2193

The EverFi STEM Summit will explore the state of STEM education and the web-based resources available to teachers at no cost through EverFi. Teachers will gain insight into EverFi’s data and solutions for preparing students for the myriad of STEM career opportunities. The event is most appropriate for 5-9th grade technology, math, science, or STEM teachers. Participants will receive a certificate of completion stating that they attended the 5 hour summit. Attendance is free and lunch will be provided. Click here to register and for more information.


Middle and High Schools: Free Educator Workshop at Brooklyn Public Library - Introduction to The New York Times Learning Network

Registration Deadline: August 17, 2015
Event: August 18, 2015
Contact: Amy Mikel

This workshop provides teachers and school librarians with a hands-on introduction to The Learning Network, a free online teaching and learning guide to using New York Times content. NYC educators who attend will receive a certificate for 2 professional development (PD) credit hours if registered in advance. The event features special guest Katherine Schulten, Editor, The Learning Network. For further information and to register, please click here.


Middle and High Schools: Free Educator Workshop at Brooklyn Public Library - Educational Resources at the National Archives

Registration Deadline: August 17, 2015
Event: August 19, 2015
Contact: Amy Mikel

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction for teachers and school librarians to the educational resources of the National Archives with special guest Chris Zarr, National Archives Education Specialist. This event includes an overview of the National Archives holdings, strategies for using primary sources in the classroom, and a look at the Archives’ free educational materials available online. NYC Educators who attend will receive a certificate for 2 professional development (PD) credit hours if registered in advance. For further information and to register, please click here.