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How to Plan & Lead 3-hour PD Workshops -- 7/22/17 to 7/23/17
Sat, Jul 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – Sun, Jul 23, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT
How to Plan & Lead 3-hour PD Workshops
July 22nd - 23rd, 2017
Leader: Mark Schober
This two-day workshop will provide tips, training, and practice in planning and leading a successful STEM teacher professional development workshop. Teachers sharing successful classroom practices with their peers is the lifeblood of meaningful professional learning communities. For both experienced and new leaders, leading workshops is a powerful form of professional development that benefits the leader as well as the participants. Join us to prepare your best classroom practices to share with others as we explore workshop templates, encourage interactivity, collect feedback, balance paper and electronic resource sharing, discuss logistics, and consider budgets. You will leave the workshop having developed outlines and supporting materials for workshops you might run for your own school, NSTA, AAPT, AACT, NABT, or another teacher group, and I very much hope that you will offer you workshop(s) for STEMteachersNYC!
Schedule and Location: The workshop will run for 2 days (July 22, 2017 - July 23, 2017) in Manhattan, at Teachers College, Columbia University (Zankel Hall Rm 404, 525 West 120 St., New York, NY 10027). The workshop sessions will be from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Full Ticket Price $140
Price for participants who receive financial support to attend this workshop.
See links below to download an invoice template which can be found on the following registration page. Email questions to Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org.
- Ready-to-use letter for requesting financial support
Your school or district can email a purchase order for $140 to the STEMteachersNYC Treasurer (Treasurer@stemteachersnyc.org) or send it via US mail to STEMteachersNYC, 245 West 107 Street, Suite 10B, New York, NY 10025.
Early Bird Ticket Price $84
For teachers who register early (before May 15th), and are paying for the workshop themselves - meaning they are not receiving financial support from their districts or other funding organizations.
Photographs and Video Recordings: We take photographs and record video of our workshops in order to publicize a positive image of science teaching, and of STEMteachersNYC - a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. If you register, you are agreeing to be photographed and to have your voice and image video-recorded. You are also agreeing to relinquish all your rights to the photographs and video recordings.
If you do not wish to be photographed or video-recorded - you must inform us at check-in. We will take one photograph of your face so that we can erase your image if we happen to catch it by chance during the workshop, and we will do our best to avoid you. We would also appreciate your cooperation in positioning yourself at the edge of the group so as to help us avoid you.
Note: Workshop leaders subject to change.
Please read the FAQs section below carefully before registering.
Is STEMteachersNYC an approved NYC DOE Vendor?
Yes. Here is the Vendor #STE-068881
Are there pre-requisites for taking this workshop?
No, simply a desire to share and learn.
Is there nearby lodging?
Yes, Please visit our website at: http://stemteachersnyc.org/lodgingandgeography/ to view many possible options.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Questions about registration and payments for this event should be addressed to STEMteachersNYC Registrar (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org).
I am interested in taking more than one workshop. Can I register for multiple workshops?
It depends: Many workshops overlap so look closely at the start and end dates. Be sure to choose workshops that do not overlap, as reservations are not refundable. If you need help deciding which workshop fits your needs best, please email the STEMteachersNYC Registrar (registration@STEMteachersNYC.org).
Is the full workshop fee refundable?
It depends, please be sure you are able to attend the workshop prior to registering for it.
If you for some reason you can no longer attend and let the Registrar know (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org) one week or more before the workshop, you can get a free credit for a future workshop. If less than one week notification is given no refund is given, but if you want to take it as a donation, you must email and directly request an official acknowledgment of your donation.
If you mistakenly register for 2 workshops that take place at the same time, we will not be able to refund the fee.
Refunds for the full workshop fee must be requested within one (1) week of payment and at least four (4) weeks before the start of the workshop. All such requests must be accompanied by an acceptable, documented explanation. Judgments about acceptability of explanations and documentation, and about whether or not a refund will be issued are at the sole discretion of STEMteachersNYC and are final. Refunds will not include fees charged on the initial payment by Eventbrite, Paypal, credit cards, and/or banks.
Is my reservation/ticket transferrable?
Not without authorization, please contact the STEMteachersNYC Registrar (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org) if you need to transfer your reservation to a different person/name, or if you wish to transfer your reservation to a different workshop.
Can I update my reservation information?
Yes, you can update your reservation information.
The name on the reservation/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No, please contact the STEMteachersNYC Registrar (Registration@STEMteachersNYC.org) to address this.
Can I receive college level credits?
To be determined. Many of our other summer workshops do offer this option.
Where can I find more information about STEMteachersNYC?
How can I join STEMteachersNYC?
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