Professional Development for Teachers
Help for teachers to improve their instruction practice in literacy, reading, writing, mathematics, social studies and arts disciplines is available year round through conferences, graduate courses, workshops seminars, coaching, and curriculum development support. Can provide important input for working with English language learners and students with disabilities.
Research Base and Opportunities
Professional development at CTC is grounded in constructivist learning theory in the spirit of such scholars as Lev Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner, and Luis Moll.
Current Professional Development Partnerships include:
Inquiry and Design Institute
Young Adult Literature Conference
imathination Math Conference
Teachers As Writers
Arts in Education
Resource Center Workshops
Thinking about Teaching Series
Funded wholly or in part by grants from the U.S. Department of Education