Wayne-Finger Lakes Teacher Center

Course Catalogue

Course Catalogue Tutorial

Fall 2021 Course Offerings

ALL OF OUR WORKSHOPS ARE FREE! Scroll to the bottom to view the entire list of offerings!


CTLE hours are issued for all workshops unless otherwise noted.


Registration for workshops begins October 1, 2021 and will remain open throughout the semester.


If you do not receive an email confirmation after registering, please call the Teacher Center (315) 332-7272 or email sara.thomas@edutech.org


Click on the button for a detailed description of each workshop!

Content & Pedagogy

Active Participation for Classroom & Online Learning

Facilitator: David Fronczak Date(s): Monday November 8, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

NEW! A New Way To Make Tricky Words Become SIGHT WORDS!

Facilitator: Donna Aceto Date(s): Wednesdays November 3. 10, &17, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-7:00 Platform: IN PERSON at the CONFERENCE CENTER CTLE Credits: 7.5

Re-Discover Guided Reading for K - 5

Facilitator: Jennifer Kelsey & Katie Sargent Date(s): Monday November 15, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-7:00 Platform: In Person at the Conference Center CTLE Credits: 2.5

Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners

NEW! Culturally Responsive Teaching

Facilitator: Nicole Bell Date(s): Tuesday October 12, 2021 Time(s): 4:00-6:00 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Create Your Own Classroom Resources

Facilitator: Sara Thomas Date(s): Tuesday October 13, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Visual Aids for the Classroom

Facilitator: Mary Beall Date(s): Multiple Dates Available- 10/18, 11/9, 11/11, 11/17, 12/1, 12/2, 12/6 Time(s): 4:30-7:00 Platform: IN PERSON at the TEACHER CENTER CTLE Credits: 2.5

Basic Sign Language

Facilitator: Virginia Horwood-Benton Date(s): Tuesdays October 19 & 26, and November 2, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-7:0 Platform: THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING CONDUCTED IN PERSON AT THE CONFERENCE CENTER CTLE Credits: 7.5

NEW! Cultivating Genius

Facilitator: Nicole Bell Date(s): Tuesday October 21, 2021 (assignments due 12/10/21) Time(s): 4:00-6:00 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits:

Engage Your Students with Interactive Learning Pathways

Facilitator: Sara Thomas Date(s): Monday October 25 (asynchronous) & Tuesday October 26, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 (day 2) Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 4

NEW! Balanced Literacy in Reading and Writing Workshops

Facilitator: Nicole Bell Date(s): Monday October 25th and Monday November 1st, 2021 Time(s): 4:00-6:00 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits:

NEW! Data Collection and Measurement

Facilitators: Meghan Guard & Ashley Clark Date(s): Thursday November 4th & 18th, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-7:00 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 4

Sketchnotes 101: Engagement, Comprehension, & Thinking

Facilitator: Shelby DeMitry Date(s): Tuesday November 16, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Connecting with Students Online

Facilitator: Nicole Bell Date(s): Monday November 29, 2021 Time(s): 4:00-6:00 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Virtual Escape Rooms in the Classroom

Facilitator: Sara Thomas Date(s): Monday December 6th & Tuesday December 7th, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 4

Social-Emotional Learning & Behavior Management

Mindfulness for Teachers

Facilitator: Lora Mahnke Date(s): Thursdays October 14, 21, 28 & November 4, 2021 Time(s): 3:45-4:45 PM Platform: Google Meet CTLE Credits: 8

An Introduction to Conscious Discipline

Facilitator: Brittney Colf Date(s): Monday October 18, 2021 Time(s): 5:00-7:00 PM Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Becoming Brain Smart: Follow-Up to Conscious Discipline

Facilitator: Brittney Colf Date(s): Tuesday November 9, 2021 Time(s): 5:00-7:00 PM Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

NEW! Weaving Mindfulness into Your K-5 Classroom

Facilitator: Lora Mahnke Date(s): Thursdays November 11& 18, December 2 & 9, 2021 Time(s): 3:45-4:45 PM Platform: Google Meet CTLE Credits: 8

Social Emotional Learning in Daily Instruction in 1-5

Facilitator: Jamie Oberdorf Date(s): Tuesday November 16, 2021 Time(s): 4:00-5:30 PM Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

SEL: Grounding Techniques for Stressful Situations

Facilitator: Brittney Colf Date(s): Monday November 29, 2021 Time(s): 5:00-7:00 PM Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

Applied Behavior Analysis 101

Facilitator: Megan Guard Date(s): Thursday December 9, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 PM Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 2

School and Community Informational Sessions

Student Loan Forgiveness Programs and Parent Plus Loans

Facilitator: Kelly DeMay Date(s): Tuesday October 12, 2021 Time(s): 4:30-6:30 Platform: Zoom CTLE Credits: 0

Teacher Center State-Wide Offerings

Teacher Center PD on Demand

The Teacher Center PD on Demand is a curated list of research-based information and resources that can be accessed at any time! Links to a variety of videos, articles, podcasts and resources are organized based on the semester's focus point. This list will change each semester with each newly published course catalogue!


Fall Semester Focus Point: Creating and maintaining a safe, secure, supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students.


**CTLE Credits are NOT awarded for Teacher Center PD on Demand**