TC Update

December 2018

Professional Development Offerings...





December 13, 2018 4:00-6:00 pm
This ongoing work will focus on understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as traumatic events that have an ongoing effect on the developing brain. Participants will understand the conflict cycle and and explore strategies for working with students and families impacted by ACEs.




Embracing Change in Education using Technology


January 17, 2018 4:00-6:00 pm
Learn to use new technologies such as Dash and Dot Robots and Coding to enhance learning in any subject.



February 21, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

Participants will explore technologies such as Quiver, Aurasma, and Virtual field trips to create new learning experiences for their students.


Learn how platforms such as Emodo and S'More can enhance instruction, communication and student engagement in your classroom.
March 21, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm




Register using the links above in MLP

BCTC Featured Professional Books Over 100 titles available for loan!

  • Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess: Increase student engagement, boost creativity, and transform your life as an educator.
  • Teaching With Poverty in Mind by Eric Jensen What being poor does to kids' brains and what schools can do about it.
  • Grading Smarter Not Harder by Myron Dueck: Assessment strategies that motivate kids.
  • Writing Pathways by Lucy Calkins: Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions K-8

Thinking Ahead... New Technology and Offerings at the BCTC

  • DSL Cameras
  • Smart T.V.
  • Class Set of Chrome-Books
  • Expanded Professional Library
  • Trauma Informed Instruction PD, dates TBD

Teacher Center Hours

The Teacher Center of Broome County is open Monday-Thursday from 3:30-6:30 during the school year. We follow the Vestal Schools schedule, which includes weather related closings and days off.