• Nassau BOCES Online Professional Development Courses 


Nassau BOCES has expanded our online professional development course catalog to include self-paced courses in addition to our high quality facilitated courses.  The Nassau BOCES online courses range from 15-45 hours and span the PreK-12 curriculum.  Courses cover relevant topics such as Charlotte Danielson’s Framework, incorporating the Common Core State Standards into ELA and math curriculums and using data to inform instruction.

Below is a list of our online courses.

 For an additional fee, all self-paced courses may be taken for graduate credit.  Please visit our website (www.nassauboces.org/opd) for course descriptions and frequently asked questions.

All courses will begin July 10, 2013.  Participants must register before July 3, 2013 at www.mylearningplan.com.  Please visit the Nassau BOCES Distance Education Services website (www.nassauboces.org/opd) for more information.



1  Inservice Credit/15 hours

-Accommodating All Learners

-Creating a School Culture That Combats Bullying By Developing Upstander Responsibility Part I

-Tackling Tough Text

-Web Technology for Teachers



3  Inservice Credits/45 hours 

-Assessment and the Common Core State Standards

-Character Education, Part I: Community and Cultural Change

-Charlotte Danielson’s A Framework for Teaching – Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation

-Common Core State Standards in Math Grades 3-8

-Data-Driven Decision Making: Implementing Strategies for Student Achievement

-Differentiation and Assessment for Middle School

-Differentiation and the Brain

-Discovery-Based Mathematics, Part I: Real, Whole, and Negative Numbers

-Discovery-Based Mathematics, Part II: Multiplication, Division, Fractions, and Decimals

-Elementary Reading Strategies

-Motivating and Engaging Students

-Motivating Underachievers Using Response to Intervention and Differentiated Instruction

-Setting the Stage for Teaching ELLs Across the Curriculum Part I

-Setting the Stage for Teaching ELLs Across the Curriculum Part II

-Supporting Struggling Students with Rigorous Instruction

-Teaching Reading and Comprehension to English Learners, K-5

-Technology Applications for Teaching and Supporting the Struggling Reader

-Understanding Culture and Race


For further information, contact Nassau BOCES at 516-608-6684 or visit our website at www.nassauboces.org/opd.