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About the NYS Teacher Centers

New York State Resource and Computer Training Centers are the largest professional learning communities in New York State with more than 125 Teachers Centers located throughout the state, working with 675 public schools districts and nearly 1000 non-public and charter schools.

Teacher Centers are:

  • operated locally, with regional and statewide network support.
  • governed by policy boards composed of 51% teachers as well as representation from administrators, school board members, parents, higher education and business professionals.
  • driven by local educator needs, including implementation support for NYS and federal education initiatives such as: APPR, CCSS and Data-driven instruction.
  • dedicated to high quality, job-embedded and student-focused professional learning experiences


Eye On...

Impact of Technology on Instruction and Learning

Technology is really a remarkable tool for learning, but not the facilitator for learning.  Teachers are the best indicators for student success. The Erie-Catt Teacher Center (ECTC) Policy Board decided that the purchase of iPads for classroom use would be worthwhile IF it could be determined that iPads changed the way teachers taught and the […]

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