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   Summer 2022 Professional Development Series

Curriculum Workshop Descriptions
& Training Schedule     

The Curriculum Training Schedule below is hyperlinked to each  Zoom meeting room.   

Curriculum Department Training

(New Staff)

 

JUNE 23, 2022

Art - Performing

Performing Arts Curriculum Deep Dive

10:00 am - Noon

 

Literacy - K-2 Literacy

K-2 Literacy 103

10:00 am - Noon

 

Sports and Wellness

Food Explorers Summer Curriculum - PART TWO

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Leadership

Global City, NYC - Leadership 

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Sports and Wellness

Mindfulness and Mental Health Personal Growth & Development

Noon - 1:00 pm

 

Literacy - 3-8 

Week 4: A Spectacular Performance 

Week 5: Dear Smarty Pants 

Week 6: Writing an Op-Ed

Week 7:Publishing Party! 

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

 

Art - Visual Arts

Visual Arts Curriculum Deep Dive

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

STEM 6-8

Pop-Up Garden

2:30 pm - 6:00pm

 

Leadership

Global City, NYC - Leadership 

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Training Department

Positive Guidance - Behavior Management (Line Staff)

7 pm - 9 pm

Register Here

Curriculum Department Training

(Current Staff)

 

JUNE 30, 2022

Art - Performing/Visual

Summer Fun & Classroom Enhancement

10:00 am - Noon

 

Literacy - K-2 Literacy

K-2 Literacy 103

10:00 am - Noon

 

Sports and Wellness

Food Explorers Summer Curriculum

 - PART TWO

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

CANCELED - Leadership

Global City, NYC - Leadership 

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

CANCELED - Literacy - 3-8

Week 4: A Spectacular Performance 

Week 5: Dear Smarty Pants 

Week 6: Why?  Why Not! 

(Writing an Op-Ed)

Week 7:Publishing Party! 

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

 

Sports and Wellness

Students in Leadership Positions

Noon - 1:00 pm

 

Art - Performing/Visual

Summer Fun & Classroom Enhancement

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

STEM 6-8

Pop-Up Gardens

2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

 

CANCELED - Leadership

Global City, NYC - Leadership 

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Training Department

Positive Guidance - Behavior Management

(Site Leadership)

10 am - 12 pm

Register Here

 

CIT Orientation/Training

Time TBD

 

SYEP

T-Shirt Distribution

@ HQ Garage

11 am - 3 pm

   Summer 2022 Professional Development Series
Curriculum Workshop Descriptions

Art - Performing/Visual
Intro to Teaching Principles
Tuesday, June 21st
10:00 am - Noon & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Through an engaging 2- hour workshop, new staff will be introduced to the New York Edge Summer program. Staff will learn about summer expectations, site culture,  classroom management and student engagement skills, as well as art-based Social Emotional techniques. This workshop is design to empower new staff members and ignite their creativity.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Michelle Durante- Director of Arts
Suzie Masser- Visual Arts Program Manager
Katie Booze-Mooney- Arts Programming Coordinator
Jesse Gardner- Arts Activity and Events Coordinator
Christine Skorupa- Arts Planning and Resource Coordinator

Art - Visual
Visual Arts Curriculum Deep Dive
Wednesday, June 22nd, 10:00 am - Noon
Thursday, June 23rd, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, June 28th, 10:00 am - Noon
Wednesday, June 29th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for all Visual Arts Specialists (Studio Art, Digital Art, Fashion and Cosmetology.)  During this 2-hour workshop, participants will be given an overview of each project in the curriculum and view the modifications made for each grade band. 

Participants will also experience a lesson straight from the curriculum! Each specialist will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with other teachers in their discipline during the course of the workshops.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Michelle Durante- Director of Arts
Suzie Masser- Visual Arts Program Manager
Katie Booze-Mooney- Arts Programming Coordinator
Jesse Gardner- Arts Activity and Events Coordinator
Christine Skorupa- Arts Planning and Resource Coordinator

Vincent Spencer- Studio & Digital Art Specialist
Megan Basaldua- Studio Art Specialist

Leadership
New York City, Global City
Tuesday, June 21st, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, June 22nd, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursday, June 23rd, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 28th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, June 29th,  10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 30th,  10:00 am - 11:30 am, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Connecting our students to the richness of their neighborhoods as their backdrop to New York as the Global City

NYE Staff Facilitator

Tracey F. Hutchinson - Master Teacher of Leadership

Literacy Department - K-2
K-2 Literacy 101, 102, 103
See schedule below

K-2 Literacy 101 - Tuesday, June 21st, 10:00 am - Noon

New staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on read-aloud best practices and vocabulary.

K-2 Literacy 102 - Wednesday, June 22nd, 10:00 am - Noon

New staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on asking critical questions and fostering youth conversation.

K-2 Literacy 103 - Thursday, June 23rd, 10:00 am - Noon

New staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on asking student projects and reflections.

K-2 Literacy 101 - Tuesday, June 28th, 10:00 am - Noon

Returning staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on read-aloud best practices and vocabulary.

K-2 Literacy 102 - Wednesday, June 29th, 10:00 am - Noon

Returning staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on asking critical questions and fostering youth conversation.

K-2 Literacy 103 - Thursday, June 30th, 10:00 am - Noon

Returning staff will be trained in the NYE K-2 Summer Literacy curriculum, with a focus on student projects and reflections.

 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Erica Misoshnik - Literacy Coordinator
Megan Basaldua - Literacy and Visual Arts Specialist

Sports and Wellness Department
Classroom Management 
Tuesday, June 21st, 10:00 am-Noon

Ways to survive the work week: Techniques you can apply in real time. From the use of routines, to time management tools these are critical recourses to proper to classroom management. This PD shows exactly how those aspects can be managed!

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 
Shelby Conn: Wellness Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Sports Safety 
Tuesday, June 21st, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Clear and concise directions are at the foundation of an engaged classroom. This training will focus heavily on how to properly give directions to target participants in order to keep them engaged!

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Mindfulness and Mental Health Personal Growth & Development
Thursday, June 23rd, Noon - 1:00 pm  

This workshop will enable participants to have a deeper understanding of the proper way to incorporate S.E.L in Sports. Furthermore, we will herein foster healthy conversation in and around what expectations are and help to answer any questions regarding S.E.L In sports. 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Sports Curriculum Deep Dive
Wednesday, June 29th,  10 am - 11:00 am  

This workshop will serve as a deep dive into the Sports Summer Curriculum. All participants will be equipped with the knowledge on not how to execute the curriculum but also the why behind many of the decisions that were made in writing the curriculum. 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Food Explorers Food Safety Training
 
Tuesday, June 21st, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (NEW SPECIALISTS)
Tuesday, June 28th, 10 am - 11:00 am (RETURNING SPECIALISTS)

A mandatory training for all Food Explorers Specialists to learn about classroom food safety expectations and guidelines.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Shelby Conn, Health & Wellness Manager
Emelia Kpinpuo, Health & Wellness Coordinator

STEM Department
Pop-Up Garden Interactive Training
Tuesday, June 21st, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Wednesday, June 22nd, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Thursday, June 23rd, 2
:30 pm - 6:00 pm  
Tuesday, June 28th, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Wednesday, June 29th,
 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Thursday, June 30th,  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm  

Get ready for summer with STEM! This hands-on training will help you break down the larger project goal by experiencing several lessons firsthand. This will be a highly interactive training that will leave you feeling prepared and ready to help youth grow this summer.

If possible, please use a computer instead of a phone to access this training so you can use the interactive features such as Jamboard.

 

Additionally, please collect one of the following:

  • Clean, empty Soda or water bottle ( 2 Liter bottle preferred)

  • Paper

  • Pen or pencil

  • Scissors

  • Marker or wax pencil

Computer preferred: you will be using jamboard

NYE Staff Facilitator

Rachel Chase Master Teacher of STEM
Kristina Rodriguez, STEM Specialist
Oloruntosi Solomon, Assistant Director

Art - Performing/Visual
Summer Fun & Classroom Enhancement
Thursday, June 30th
10:00 am - Noon & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop designed for current New York Edge art staff, participants will reflect on the curriculum content introduced during the week's previous Deep Dive trainings. The group will discuss techniques to enhance the "FUN" of each project. They will also brainstorm ways to personalize the lessons to suit the interests of their students.  

Our current staff should arrive expecting to share summer program stories from previous years, offer feedback and have lots of fun!

NYE Staff Facilitator

Michelle Durante- Director of Arts
Suzie Masser- Visual Arts Program Manager
Katie Booze-Mooney- Arts Programming Coordinator
Jesse Gardner- Arts Activity and Events Coordinator
Christine Skorupa- Arts Planning and Resource Coordinator

Art - Performing
Performing Arts Curriculum Deep Dive
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, June 23rd, 10:00 am - Noon
Tuesday, June 28th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, June 29th, 10:00 am - Noon

This workshop is designed for all Performing Arts Specialists (Dance, Theater, Music, Step & Cheer.)  During this 2-hour workshop, participants will be given an overview of each project in the curriculum and view the modifications made for each grade band. 

Participants will also experience a lesson straight from the curriculum! Each specialist will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with other teachers in their discipline during the course of the workshops.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Michelle Durante- Director of Arts
Suzie Masser- Visual Arts Program Manager
Katie Booze-Mooney- Arts Programming Coordinator
Jesse Gardner- Arts Activity and Events Coordinator
Christine Skorupa- Arts Planning and Resource Coordinator

Conor Hall- Music Specialist
Kristina Minor-Thomas- Dance Specialist
Saja Mobley- Goodwin- Step Specialist

Literacy Department - Grades 3-8
Learning the Journalism Project Curriculum

In these sessions you will get an overview of how to support students' writing and an in-depth look at each week's lessons.

 

Tuesday, June 21st, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (New Staff)

Supporting Student Writing  


Wednesday, June 22nd, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (New Staff)

Week 1: Who Inspires you

Week 2: Coping & Growing 

Week 3: The Best Song of All Times! 


Thursday, June 23rd, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   (New Staff)

Week 4: A Spectacular Performance 

Week 5: Dear Smarty Pants 

Week 6: Writing an Op-Ed

Week 7:Publishing Party! 


Tuesday, June 28th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (Returning Staff)

Supporting Student Writing  


Wednesday, June 29th,  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (Returning Staff)

Week 1: Who Inspires you

Week 2: Coping & Growing 

Week 3: The Best Song of All Times! 


Thursday, June 30th,  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (Returning Staff)

Week 4: A Spectacular Performance 

Week 5: Dear Smarty Pants 

Week 6: Writing an Op-Ed

Week 7:Publishing Party! 

 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Lianne Werlein-Jaen - Master Teacher of Literacy

Math
Integration of Summer Math Concepts
Tuesday, June 28th,  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, June 29th,  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

Adapting current summer curriculum to mathematical concepts.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Donaya McMillan

Sports and Wellness Department
Economy of Language 
Tuesday, June 21st, Noon - 1:00 pm

Clear and concise directions are at the foundation of an engaged classroom. This training will focus heavily on how to properly give directions to target participants in order to keep them engaged!

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 
Shelby Conn: Wellness Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Sports Curriculum Deep Dive
Wednesday, June 22nd, Noon - 1:00 pm  

This Professional Development will be a deep dive into the Sports Curriculum. It will train all participants on not how only to use it correctly but also the why behind many of the decisions made for this summer. It will equip specialists with the know how to execute a flawless summer to keep everyone engaged, and active. 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Mindfulness and Mental Health (SEL)
Personal Growth and Development Sports
Wednesday, June 28th, Noon - 1:00 pm  

This workshop will enable participants to have a deeper understanding of the proper techniques to incorporate Social Emotion Learning into their Sports Classrooms. Furthermore we will here in foster healthy conversations about what S.E.L is, what it has been, and what it can be.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Students in Leadership Positions
Thursday, June 30th,  Noon - 1:00 pm  

This workshop session will enable all participants to have a deeper understanding of ways they can empower their participants to take on leadership roles inside their sports classroom. 

NYE Staff Facilitator

Nicholas O'Stanton: Sports Program Manager 

Sports and Wellness Department
Food Explorers Summer Curriculum - PART ONE
Wednesday, June 22nd, 10:00 am - 11:00 am  (NEW SPECIALISTS)
Wednesday, June 29th,
 Noon - 1:00 pm  (RETURING SPECIALISTS)

A deep dive into the first 3 lessons of the Food Explorers Summer Curriculum. We will also discuss curriculum concepts, cooking in the classroom and ordering from Fresh Direct.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Shelby Conn, Health & Wellness Manager
Emelia Kpinpuo, Health & Wellness Coordinator

Sports and Wellness Department
Food Explorers Summer Curriculum - PART TWO
Thursday, June 23rd, 10:00 am - 11:00 am  (NEW SPECIALISTS)
Thursday, June 30th,
 10:00 am - 11:00 am  (RETURING SPECIALISTS)

A deep dive into the last 4 lessons of the Food Explorers Summer Curriculum. We will discuss curriculum concepts, cooking in the classroom and ordering from Fresh Direct.

NYE Staff Facilitator

Shelby Conn, Health & Wellness Manager
Emelia Kpinpuo, Health & Wellness Coordinator

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