professional development

The Salvadori Center provides professional development services to teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, and teacher leaders serving students in grades K-12.

All Salvadori professional development offerings have the same overarching goal: to build the capacity of teachers, principals, and coaches to design and implement high-quality project-based curricula with a STEAM focus.

The Salvadori Center offers three types of professional development:

Kathleen Grimm Memorial Professional Development Institute ~ July 16th & 17th, 2018

At our annual Kathleen Grimm Memorial Teacher Training Institute, educators will acquire the skills to incorporate project-based learning into their own classrooms. The 2-day program will pulse between small project-based group work and full class sharing, analysis, and discussion, creating a lively atmosphere that promotes in-depth learning. Using New York City’s iconic architecture as a backdrop, participants will review project-based pedagogies that can enhance students’ critical thinking and collaboration skills for college and career-readiness ~ preparing them for the 21st century workforce.

The Institute will take place on July 16th & 17th, 2018. All participants will receive a certificate of completion and 12 hours of professional development training. Salvadori is accepting scholarship applications from eligible teachers until Friday, June 15th at 5 p.m. Salvadori will award 10 scholarships, and will make funding decisions based on schools’ financial need and the applicants’ personal statement included in the online application form. Full-priced registration is available for $400 for individuals who do not require a scholarship. Fill out your application today!

How to Apply

For a scholarship: We are accepting applications from New York City teachers to attend our upcoming Kathleen Grimm Memorial Teacher Training Institute. Salvadori is accepting scholarship applications from eligible New York City teachers until Friday, June 15th at 5 p.m. Salvadori will award 15 scholarships, and will make funding decisions based on schools’ financial need and the applicants’ personal statement included in the online application form. Click here to apply for a scholarship!

Full-priced registration: Registration is available for $400 per educator. Click here to fill out your application today!

School-Based Professional Development

These offerings are customized to the needs of the school and can provide anywhere between 2 hours and 12 hours of professional development. For example, at one partner school we are providing a 2.5-hour refresher course that builds upon the work already being done around Project-Based Learning at that site. In particular, this session will focus on showing teachers how they can go about designing a hands-on, collaborative project that still incorporates a particular science or STEM topic.

Discounts available for multiple sessions and larger groups.

For inquiries and bookings, contact thecenter@salvadori.org

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