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Professional Learning

Don’t miss the following workshops and conferences that will accelerate  your professional development.

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June 21MAY 21APR 21MAR 21Feb 21Jan 21Dec 20Nov 20Oct 20
  • June 1,8,15,22,24– Attend the Decision Campaign office hours Zoom call on Tuesdays from 9 am -10 am for technical support.
  • June 8-10– Attend the 2021 New York State Association for College Admission  Counseling (NYSACAC)  the virtual conference from June 8 – 10. Annual Conference will be focused around the theme of, “Homecoming: Moving New York Forward.”
  • Fall’ 21– Registration for the 2021 National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference “Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity: Rising to the Challenge!” is now open. This year’s conference will be virtual and offers plenty of opportunities for shared learning, socializing, and networking. The conference will take place Tuesday, Oct. 5 – Thursday, Oct. 7.

  • Apr. 30Submit a proposals for the 2021 NCAN National Conference – “Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity: Rising to the Challenge”. The conference will be held virtually on Oct. 5-7NCAN’s 2020 virtual convening was a successful experience that attracted 1,299 registrants.
  • Apr 30The UFT President Michael Mulgrew and School Counselors Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson shared yesterday: the formation of a new corps of counselors, teachers, and supervisors, paid per session, to provide afterschool and weekend one-on-one support via video chat to any interested student across the city. To apply, please send Form OP-175 (review the third page of the posting for instructions).   
  • May 3Register for Computer Science for All training and support. The DOE is offering per session paid/ CTLE-eligible professional development to principals, assistant principals, and teachers, in addition to administrator planning sessions and free curriculum. Visit cs4all.nyc for more info. 
  • May 5 & every Tuesday– Attend CCPT office hours Zoom call on Tuesdays from 9 am -10 am for Decision Campaign and STARS technical support.
  • May 7- Apply for College Essay Guy 12-hour Course. The College and Career Planning Team has partnered with The College Essay Guy to offer a 4-week course to help you support students through the college essay writing process.  Per session will be available for teachers, counselor and social workers. Dates of the course May 11, 18, 25 and June 1.
  • May 7 & 10- Attend the Strong Match Series on Friday, 5/7 or Monday, 5/10 and sign-up if you haven’t already.
  • May 18Register for Progressive Pathways: Connecting Postsecondary Options to the World of Work session.
  • May 18- Register for Urban Assembly Speaker Series that will focus on all students should know about working after high school.
  • May 20Attend a session to learn about engaging young people through text messaging.
  • Recording– We’ve partnered with OneGoal and SUNY Buffalo to create From FAFSA to Funded: Helping Students Navigate FAFSA Verification presentation. We encourage you to watch and share with your team members who are supporting seniors on their transition journeys.

  • Mar. 30Register for the Scaling Success Services: Strategies for Promoting Postsecondary Success webinar.
  • Apr. 7- Register for the Impactful Leadership During Uncertain Times: Powerful Strategies & Collective Dialogue.
  • Apr 9 & 12Register for the Spring 2021: Strong Match Series. At least one team member from every high school is encouraged to attend. Please note: If you registered in Feb.-Mar. you are already pre-registered. 
  • Apr. 13 & 20-Register for Urban Assembly’s Postsecondary Readiness Speaker Series.
  • Apr.15Sign-up to learn more about how you can use this FREE financial aid comparison tool with your students.
  • Apr. 30Submit a proposals for the 2021 NCAN National Conference – “Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity: Rising to the Challenge”. The conference will be held virtually on Oct. 5-7NCAN’s 2020 virtual convening was a successful experience that attracted 1,299 registrants.
  • Recording– We’ve partnered with OneGoal and SUNY Buffalo to create From FAFSA to Funded: Helping Students Navigate FAFSA Verification presentation. We encourage you to watch and share with your team members who are supporting seniors on their transition journeys.

  • FEB 25 & MAR 1Register for the Spring 2021: Strong Match Series. At least one team member from every high school is encouraged to attend.
  • MAR 1 Register for the Fireside with Colson Whitehead session. Participants at this virtual event will have the opportunity to hear author Colson Whitehead read excerpts from his Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Nickel Boys.

  • JAN 10 Nominate Outstanding Teachers and Counselors for the Big Apple Awards.
  • JAN 26– Attend the College Access Consortium of New York, Inc. (CACNY) Coffee Chat on Legislative Advocacy Day. Email Advocacy@cacnyinc.org for more information .
  • JAN 28Register for the Annual CUNY Program Fair hosted by the Network for College Success (N4CS) and College Counseling Initiatives (CCI).
  • JAN 19 & 26Register for Urban Assembly’s (UA) Postsecondary Readiness Speaker Series. on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 2:00 – 3:00pm ET.
  • JAN 27– Register for UA’s early College and Career Awareness – Session #5 – Reimaging Postsecondary Readiness Virtual Workshop Series
  • JAN-FEB Participate in this January and February professional learning opportunity to support ELLs with financial aid.
  • FEB 2Register for NYS Dream Act Workshop for Counselors hosted by the State University of New York (SUNY).
  • FEB 11– Become a member and attend the CACNY General Body Meetings.

  • Nov 3 and every TuesdayRegister DML Community Chat from 2:00pm-3:00pm.
  • Nov 4 – NYC Outward Bound Counselor Crew Meetings 10:30am-11:30am
  • Nov 6 Register for the CUNY Counselor Workshop.
  • Nov 8 – NACAC Virtual College Fair 2pm-10pm
  • Nov 10Register Dream Squad Professional Learning Community 2pm-3:15pm
  • Nov 11 – CUNY Network for College Success & Grad NYC Campus Meeting (BMCC) 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Nov 12 CACNY Opportunity Fair 10am-1pm
  • Nov 18 – Register Postsecondary Readiness PD Series 2:30pm
  • Nov 18 – NYC Outward Bound Counselor Crew Meeting 10:30am-11:30am
  • Nov 18 – Dream Squad Professional Learning Community 2pm-3:15pm

  • Oct 7 – CUNY Network for College Success Testing Suspension/Admissions Process. 
  • Oct 8 – CACNY General Body Meeting 10:00am-11:30am
  • Oct 12 – NACAC Virtual College Fair 1pm-9pm
  • Oct 18 – NACAC Virtual College Fair 1pm-9pm.
  • Oct 20 –  Register CAAN: College Access & Action Network 1:00-2:30pm
  • Oct 20 – Division of Multilingual Learners (DML) Community Chat 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Oct 21 – NYC Outward Bound Counselor Crew Meetings  10:30am-11:30am
  • Oct 21 –  Register Postsecondary Readiness PD Series 2:30pm
  • Oct 22 CACNY Coffee Chat: Advocacy & Government Relations 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Oct 23 Register UFT College Fair 9am-3:30pm
  • Oct 23 – CUNY Counselor Workshops
  • Oct 27Register CAAN: College Access & Action Network 1:00-2:30pm
  • Oct 28Register Postsecondary Readiness PD Series 2:30pm
  • Oct 30 – CUNY Counselor Workshops


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