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Poverty Training with Dr. Eric Jensen  January 26th, 2017

In October 2016, Eric Jensen, former teacher and educational leader and author of 29 books visited Rochester for an engaging, fast-moving, results-oriented program during which he taught more than 240 educators in our network to differentiate their teaching and school environment in ways that successfully reach students of poverty. The Greater Rochester Teacher Center Network […]

Impact of Technology on Instruction and Learning  June 14th, 2016

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 […]

Poverty Simulation  February 5th, 2016

 Poverty Simulation  On January 14th, 2016 the Eastern Upstate Regional Network participated in a Poverty Simulation at Albany Elementary in Utica, NY in conjunction with the Utica City Schools and the Missouri Association for Community Action. The Poverty simulation is a unique tool that helps the school community begin to understand what life is like […]

“Neighborhood Bridges” Vignette  December 17th, 2015

     The Performing Arts Center, Arts-in-Education – Ian Driver and the Teacher Center of Central Westchester – Mary Beth Anderson. To meet district initiatives of improving critical literacy skills and raising ELA assessment scores, the Teacher Center of Central Westchester partnered with The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, SUNY (Kennedy Center for the […]

Teach to Lead  September 17th, 2015

On September 10, 2015, the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards held a Teach to Lead Leadership Lab at Adelphi University. Spearheaded by NBCT’s Regional Coordinators, Jennifer Wolfe and Erin Gilrein, and supported by the Oceanside Professional Development Center; Director, Betsy Weinman.This event involved a collaborative effort among the United States Department of Education, National […]

LINC iPad Initiative  September 29th, 2014

The iPad Initiative was developed by the Oceanside Professional Development Center and the Long Beach Teacher Center for  the Long Island Network of Teacher Centers (LINC) through the NYSED Teaching is the Core grant.  Educators from sixteen Long Island Teacher Centers participated in professional conversations, in content area groups, to identify and utilize iPad applications to enhance student learning. Below […]

Save the Date, October 18, 2013! Join us for a state-wide virtual learning symposium.  September 19th, 2013

October 18, 2013 Save the Date! Join us for a state-wide virtual learning symposium. Participation locations available within each New York State Teacher Center Region. Contact your regional chairperson for further information. Featuring: Frederick Brown, Learning Forward’s Director of Strategy and Development. Click here for more information.

Welcome to New York State Teacher Centers Website!  January 31st, 2012

We are excited to introduce you to one of the finest professional development initiatives in New York State. Across the Empire State, Teacher Centers introduce, develop, and implement the latest and best research-based practices for teachers. Teacher Center directors are in daily communication and are able to share and participate both virtually and face to […]