Rockland Community Foundation Student Scholarships

The application period is open for several Rockland Community Foundation student scholarships.

Most scholarship applications are due March 16, 2019.

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36 Credit Master’s of Literacy

36 Credit Master’s in Literacy
Grades B-6 or 5-12
Join our next cohort in Spring 2019!  
Summer and Fall cohorts are also available.
Why choose SUNY New Paltz Master’s of Literacy with RTCI?
 Discounted fees and convenient Rockland County location/schedule
 Become a literacy specialist, working one-on-one with struggling readers and writers
 Be a literacy leader at your school or in your district
 Support ALL students with the literacy demands they face
 Increase your employment options by expanding your curriculum-writing and professional development leadership skills
 Courses are offered in a variety of ways, face-to-face, hybrid, and online
 Enhance your knowledge with additional training in the area of literacy
 Qualified Teachers can take up to 6 credits without applying for the whole program
 This program supports Common Core Initiatives
 Rockland-based course: $1050* per 3 credit course
On-campus courses: $1296* per 3 credit course
*prices subject to change

 Admissions Overview

 Email Amy MacKenzie  or call her at 914-552-5336 with questions re the application or New Paltz’s Master’s in Literacy program.

 RTCI Contact:  Joleen Murray 845-499-0851

Better Beginnings Award

“The spirit of the Better Beginnings Award is that better beginnings make stronger completions.”

Nominations for the Better Beginnings Award are due by February 8, 2019.  Nominees must be  PreK-6 grade level teachers with NYS credentials.

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Looking for virtual courses for inservice, CTLE, or professional learning in 2019?

Our Online Academy (OLA) offers 15 hour online courses.

2/7/19-3/21/19 Teaching Mastery: The Power of You! ,Instructor: Pete Reilly

2/27/19 – 4/10/19 Balance the Mind and Heart – Creating Resilient Schools that Address the Social, Emotional, Ethical, and Academic (SEAL) Needs of Students , Instructor: Cecile Wren

2/27/19 – 4/10/19 Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom , Instructor:  Pamela Schembri

2/27/19 – 4/10/19 Teens and Technology,  Instructor: Peggy DeCooke Ph.D.

2/27/19 – 4/10/19  Using Google Tools for Collaboration, Enrichment and Differentiation of Instruction, Instructor: Dorit Eilon

Online Academy courses are $150 for 15 hours. Register early!

If you are looking for longer virtual courses, check out the online courses offered through our WTCI division.

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