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Continuing Professional Studies

Join our online community and gain practical strategies grounded in theory to help you make the most of your career as an educator and leader.

Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) at Bank Street Graduate School of Education in New York City offers online short-format courses for mandated Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours, Continuing Education Units (CEU), or graduate-level credit.

Professional development programs tailored to the unique needs of your school are continuing online to maximize support for educators while minimizing contact. Complete this quick survey to schedule a free consultation or learn more about our approach.

Travel programs for working educators are now virtual.

  • Bank Street (#1321) is a registered sponsor of New York State Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours.
  • Bank Street is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Explore ideas for your classroom in our new summer workshops.

    • The Spectrum of Play and Play on the Spectrum: Through a Developmental-Individual-Difference, Relationship Model (DIR/Floortime) Lens (Ages Birth–6)
    • Cultivating Critical Literacies (Grades 3-8)
    • Restorative Practices in the Early Grades (Grades 1–3)

    Explore our Summer Workshops

    Students learn by doing
  • Find new ways to support your students.

    Join our community of educators to learn more.

    • Motor Play to Enhance Growth in the Classroom (Ages 1–6 Years)
    • Normalizing Vulnerability in the Classroom: Strategies to Inspire Children to Take Social, Emotional, and Academic Risks (Grades K–8)
    • Constructing a Democratic Classroom: Focus on Routines, Rules, and Transitions (Ages 3–9 Years)

    Explore our Summer Workshops

    Constructing a democratic classroom
  • Discover how values of racial justice and equity can be met in the classroom.

    • Cultivating Critical Literacies (grades 3–8)
    • Literature Experiences for Emergent Bilingual Children (Grades Pre-K–4)
    • Talking About Race with Children

    Explore our summer workshops

  • Earn Your CTLE hours online.

    Earn the professional credentials you need with these technique-based workshops.

    • Cultivating Connection, Community, and Joy in the Age of COVID-19 (Grades K–8)
    • The Essential Orton-Gillingham (Grades 1–6)
    • The Reggio-Emilia Approach: From Theory to Practice (Ages Infant–5 Years)

    Explore our Summer Workshops


Student Voices
I couldn’t say more nice things about the staff I have come across… This is a game changer for me if it continues; I will be taking continuing education classes in this way [online] for sure.
Marina F.
The Reggio-Emilia Approach
Student Voices
Ginny was awesome. She really took into consideration our needs as learners and she made the class interesting and clear. I learned new things from her about students with disabilities, which is not an easy thing to say when you’ve already been a special ed. teacher for 8 years.
Anonymous
The Essential Orton-Gillingham
Student Voices
The idea of taking mindful moments when doing routine tasks seems very manageable and applicable, even with teaching remotely
Alicia F.
Mindful Awareness for Educators
Student Voices
I feel like I got so much about food justice from this class, in addition to information about plants and planting. I also got some terrific resources for working with kids and ideas for good activities.
Anonymous
Plant-based Learning
Student Voices
Amazing new ways to introduce phonemic awareness exercises, listening exercises, and all the sounds in motion!
Rachel G.
Teacher
Sounds in Motion
Student Voices
This workshop helped me learn about writing for children and the different elements and composition that go together to create a piece of writing. Got me encouraged and excited to find that VOICE.
Moyjae A.
Finding Your Voice