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Developing a Safe and Supportive School: Governance and Regulations

Course Number: TEWS811N

This workshop will examine the various governance issues and regulatory practices necessary for owning and operating child-centered, quality early childhood and elementary centers and schools across the tri-state area. Case studies will be used to assist participants in locating the answers for questions related to physical facilities, staffing and educational requirements, safety, and provision for meals. Small group activities will be planned for networking or serving particular age groups within state locations.  

Instructor: Wendy Pollock, EdD, for over 40 years, she was a principal and director of Early Childhood Centers and elementary schools in Yonkers, NY and the Director of the Riverdale Y Early Childhood Programs in Riverdale, NY. Wendy was a facilitator for the 2014 Summer Institute for Teachers and served as the Project Director for the PreK for All professional development collaboration between Bank Street and the NYC DOE during the 2015-2016 school year. Previously, she was the Director of Bank Street College's Early Childhood Leadership program and has been an instructor in that program for 27 years. Wendy earned an EdD in Curriculum and Teaching and an MA in Psychology of Education both from Teachers College, Columbia University. She also holds an MEd in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College. Her BA from Sarah Lawrence College in in Early Childhood Education/Child Development

November 16, 2017
Thursday, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Fee $ 20.00
Registration Deadline 11/9

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CPS offers regularly scheduled short-format courses and workshops, study abroad options for working educators, and cerficates in Digital Technologies and the Early Childhood Environment and Out-of-School-Time Leadership, as well as a certificate for parents who want to learn skills to enhance their child's learning.

In addition, CPS is the central source for professional development services provided by the Graduate Division and houses a variety of options to meet the needs of educators, including on-site trainings. Contact us for information on designing a program to meet the needs of your school.