All courses below are approved by the New York City Department of Education for P-Credits.
Take one of our graduate-level professional development courses for NYC teachers to earn DOE approved P-Credits that count towards the next salary differential.
Summer semester registration must be completed with both ASPDP and the education partner (QuikiTech) on or before August 8, 2016 for P credit. (https://pci.nycenet.edu/offices/DHR/ASPDP/PublicPages/CourseCatalog.aspx)
Learn foundational principles related to the brain’s structure, functioning, and development, especially related to relationships and stress, in order to better create, through definite actions, a conducive learning environment.
Microsoft PowerPoint is the world’s most commonly used presentation software. In this course, you will learn more than just how to use PowerPoint. You will also learn how to equip your students with the skill of giving impactful presentations that utilize critical thinking skills and proven strategies to win over audiences.
Provides in-depth exploration of universal factors of success: character traits and ways of thinking that can be fostered and developed through guidance and practice that enable people to triumph over adversity and behave with integrity when faced with problems.
This course explores and informs upon the impermissible gaps our students face based on linguistic backgrounds, socio-economic levels, gender, race, and other factors. Gain a renewed conviction as well as an enriched repertoire of strategies that will increase equity in and through education.
Learn to integrate the critical component of formative assessment into your teaching practices to support students’ mastery of ALL academic standards and provide quality instruction. Build up your understanding, knowledge-base, and repertoire of techniques and strategies related to formative assessment. If you care about providing quality instruction, this course is a must for every K-12 educator!
Enhance your instructional ability and start to master teaching mathematics by listening to your students, understanding their thinking, providing support for their learning, and planning for engaging mathematical activities in your classroom. This course is aligned with Common Core State Standards.
This course introduces principles and practices (as well as their research basis) that promote a school and classroom atmosphere conducive to learning, including maximized inclusion, mutual respect, and strategic grouping.
Trauma can greatly affect students' ability to learn. But through trauma-informed instruction, teachers and other education professionals can be factors of healing toward success, despite these odds. This course guides educators through a paradigm shift, toward deeper understanding, heightened sensitivity, and increased efficacy in teaching students affected by trauma.