The New York State Office of Religious and Independent Schools
Professional Development Resource Center (PDRC)
As the PDRC for Long Island, Catapult Learning provides high quality professional development to meet the needs of educators in Religious and Independent Schools on Long Island. At this time, all our sessions are offered online in virtual sessions or in recorded webinars. Did you know that our virtual online sessions are CTLE eligible? Educators, who participate in our live virtual sessions, are invited to request Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit hours for verified attendance. Recorded webinars are not CTLE eligible.
Current Online Workshop Offerings – Register Today!
Registration is open for our free online summer learning workshop Series! Religious and Independent School Educators are invited to register and join the following CTLE-eligible virtual PD series. Click the registration button for more information.
Improving Writing and Thinking Skills Across the Curriculum:
In this series, participants will learn to use writing assignments to increase student involvement, check on student understanding, and promote concept thinking. Using the research-based writing program, Collins Writing Program, participants will explore the five types of writing, discuss focus correction areas, investigate strategies for review including peer review and the 3-step editing process and more!
Presenter: Dr. John Collins
Duration: 2 hours (per session)
Date & Time Information: Track 2 Sessions will take place on August 17 from 10AM-12PM.
Distance Learning Strategies for Math Grades 6-12
Back by popular demand! In this 3-part series, participants will investigate asynchronous remote learning strategies to support math instruction, will learn about leading live, interactive sessions to teach new math concepts in synchronous remote learning instruction and will explore building ‘flows’, additional online teaching strategies including shifting toward feedback to improve learning.
Presenter: Dennis Desormier, National Math Consultant, Catapult Learning
Duration: 2 hours (per section)
Date & Time: Registration for this session has now closed.
Recorded Summer Workshop Offerings
Impact From A Distance:
Academic, Behavioral and Social Emotional Strategies for Students & Educators during COVID-19
During this unprecedented time, the ability to virtually and remotely deliver meaningful and relevant content is more important than ever. Our Professional Development webinars will present valuable knowledge and information on a variety of topics that are important and timely as we all navigate through this new, virtual way of life.
Making an Impact with ZOOM
While utilizing new technology, like Zoom, can present a number of challenges, Catapult Learning’s suite of videos can help you best understand how to improve your Zoom skills, become an expert meeting leader, and utilize all the tools available to you.
Working With Google Workshop Series Archives
Recordings of our Working with Google Series are now available for your viewing. By completing the form in the link below, you can view the following popular sessions at your own pace:
Working with Google: G-Suite and Google Apps
Working with Google: Google Classroom
Working with Google: Instructional Tools
Working with Google: Assessment and Feedback