Spring 2022 Session

SPRING 2022 DATES:  1/3/22 – 6/24/22

The Long Island Institute of Professional Studies Registration Form

Click Here for Full List ONLINE COURSES for all session dates listed below

IN PERSON COURSES are listed below the session dates.

  • Session I 1/3 – 2/4/22
  • Session II 1/6 – 2/6/22
  • Session III 1/10 – 2/11/22
  • Session IV 1/14 -2/14/22
  • Session V 1/17 – 2/18/22
  • Session VI 1/20 – 2/20/22
  • Session VIA 1/24 – 2/24/22
  • Session VII 1/28 – 2/28/22
  • Session VIIA 1/31 – 2/28/2022
  • Session VIII 2/4 – 3/4/22
  • Session VIIIA 2/7 – 3/7/22
  • Session IX 2/10 – 3/10/22
  • Session IXA 2/14 – 3/14/22
  • Session IXA 2/17 – 3/17/22
  • Session X 2/21 – 3/21/22
  • Session XA 2/24 – 3/24/22
  • Session XI 2/28 – 4/1/22
  • Session XIA 3/3 – 4/3/22
  • Session XII 3/7 – 4/7/22
  • Session XIIA 3/11 – 4/11/22
  • Session XIII 3/14 – 4/14/22
  • Session XIIIA 3/18 – 4/18/22
  • Session XIV 3/21 – 4/21/22
  • Session XIVA 3/24 – 4/24/22
  • Session XV 3/28 – 4/28/22
  • Session XVA 4/1 – 5/1/22
  • Session XVI 4/4 – 5/4/22
  • Session XVII 4/7 – 5/7/22
  • Session XVIIA 4/11 – 5/11/22
  • Session XVIII 4/14 – 5/14/22
  • Session XVIIIA 4/18 – 5/18/22
  • Session XIX 4/21 – 5/21/22
  • Session XIXA 4/25 – 5/25/22
  • Session XX 4/28 – 5/28/22
  • Session XXI 5/2 – 6/2/22
  • Session XXIA 5/5 – 6/5/22
  • Session XXII 5/19 – 6/9/22
  • Session XXIIA 5/13 – 6/13/22
  • Session XXIII 5/16- 6/16/22
  • Session XXIV 5/20 – 6/20/22
  • Session XXIVA 5/23 – 6/23/22
  • Session XXV 5/26 – 6/26/22
  • Session XXVA 5/30 – 6/30/22 *
  • Session XXVI 6/3 – 7/3/22 *
  • Session XXVII 6/7 – 7/5/22*
  • Session XXVIII 6/14 – 7/14/22*
  • Session XXIX 6/16 – 7/16/22 *
  • Session XXX 6/20 – 7/21/22 *
  • Session XXXI 6/24 – 7/24/22 *

* note ends during Summer but Spring Session

SPECIAL TWO WEEK ACCELERATED SESSIONS:

  • Session 1 1/17 – 1/31/22
  • Session 2 2/7 – 2/21/22
  • Session 3 3/7 – 3/21/22
  • Session 4 3/17 – 3/31/22
  • Session 5 4/6 – 4/20/22
  • Session 6 5/2 – 5/16/22
  • Session 7 6/9 – 6/23/22

SPECIAL ONE WEEK ACCELERATED SESSIONS:

  • Session A 1/10 – 1/14/22
  • Session B 2/14 – 2/18/22
  • Session C 2/28 – 3/4/22
  • Session D 3/21 – 3/25/22
  • Session E 4/4 – 4/8/22
  • Session F 4/11 – 4/15/22
  • Session G 5/2 – 5/6/22
  • Session H 5/23 – 5/27/22
  • Session I 5/30 – 6/3/22
  • Session J 6/6 – 6/10/22
  • Session K 6/13 – 6/17/22
  • Session L 6/20 – 6/24/22  more session dates may be posted

Building Communication and Teamwork in Schools

Winter 2022

3 Credits In Service Course (45 Hours)

Dates: January 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25 (4:15 – 8:45pm)

This course is designed to equip all educators with the knowledge and skills to foster an emotionally engaging classroom. Skills such as leadership, communication and listening, positive thinking, student support, and team building all will be examined. Educators will share how to communicate not only with the students in their classrooms, but with administrators and colleagues. Communication is a complete building-wide plan. Discussions on how to build communication, leadership and positivity, in every classroom no matter the subject area or grade you teach will be shared. Participants will engage in overall positive communication strategies and teamwork skills. This course is a must for educators K-12.

Education: Teaching, Adapting, Surviving and Thriving

New Course Spring 2022

Instructor: Kim Kittredge        Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

(3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only

Dates:        February 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17   4:15 – 8:45 pm

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

This course is designed to equip all educators with the knowledge and skills of the ever-changing world of education and teaching. Skills such as classroom and time management, observations and walk-throughs, record keeping, professional development, clubs and volunteer time schedules, are just a few of the aspects that change from year to year. We as educators need to keep up with the changes, challenges and the new policies in our schools.

Learning and keeping up with all these topics will teach us how to rise as educators and adapt ourselves as professionals.

Participants will use the knowledge gained in this course to prove that they are yearly survivors of education and teaching. This course is a must for all educators levels K-12.

The Balanced Classroom 

*New Course SPRING 2022

(3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only

Instructor: Kim Kittredge Email: kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com  

Dates: SPRING BREAK 2022      FEBRUARY 21 -25      8 AM – 5 PM

Mt Sinai Congregational Church  

Course Description: This course is for those educators who want to balance it all; your teaching and the behavior your students.  We will discuss how to balance teaching such as our policies and penalties for misconduct.  Are we strict?  How do we deal with those students that don’t follow our rules?  Then, how do we balance our teaching?  All educators want to create a classroom that supports positive and comfortable education.  We will discuss strategies for helping our students feel productive and safe in our classrooms every day.  Educators will examine various practices for creating a balanced and positive climate for all students of any age or grade level. 

This course is for educators levels K-12 of all subjects.

The impoverished mind – reawakening students’ mindsets post Covid via Restorative Justice

New Course – Winter – February break – February 21-25, 2022 – 8:15-4:15 pm

Gayle Meinkes-Lumia – (gaylelumia@yahoo.com)

East Meadow Location

Dates : February Break – February 21-25, 2022 – 8:15-4:15 pm

Emotionally drained after the virus, many students and teachers remain in an impoverished state, one in which anxiety and stress overwhelms and a dark cloud of depression pours in. Repair and restoration are necessary for all. Uncertainty exists as well for individuals who live in poverty, in particular during these times as stress related issues loom – access to technology, meals, unemployment in their surroundings. Mental health is essential for students and restorative justice is the key. Within this course, teachers will learn the ins and outs of implementing a restorative justice program within their classroom. They will learn to empower their students via community building circles and democratic dialogues where respect is at the forefront. Participants will learn about the three tiers of justice, develop skills to incorporate the tenets within the fabric of their classrooms, and facilitate open dialogue.

A must for K-12 educators!!!!!!

How to Reconnect the Disconnected Learner

Instructor: Kim Kittredge        Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

WINTER/SPRING 2022

Dates: March 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22    4:15 – 8:45 PM

Course Description:  Do your students feel or become disconnected?  Do they often lose the purpose of your lessons due to distractions?  Have they zoned out?  With all the time and effort you put into your lessons, it often seems that there are so many days we look out at our students’ faces only to see that they are somewhere else.  The connection has been lost.  This course offers ideas on how to reconnect your disconnected students and bring them back again. Educators will learn a variety of exciting strategies that will “connect” your students to your classroom lessons.  These strategies will not only activate engagement, but improve student learning all together.  This course is for educators levels K-12 of all subjects.

(3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only

Positive Classroom Connections

New Course Spring 2022

Kim Kittredge  Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

3 Credits (45 hours)  In-service course

April 2022: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14.  4:15 – 8:45 pm

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

This course will examine how educators discover and develop positive classroom connections with their students.  Participants will learn effective and strategic teaching methods to transform your classroom into an emotionally connected atmosphere of positivity and learning.  Having a connected classroom is key to uncovering and discovering how positivity builds a perfect foundation in any classroom.  Educators will study strategies for positivity classrooms as well as daily connection skills.  This course is a must for teachers of grades K-12 of all levels.

Literacy and Comprehension in Schools

New Course Spring 2022

Kim Kittredge

Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

3 Credits (45 hours)  In-service course

April Break 2022: 18th-22nd 8am – 5pm

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

This course will examine how we as educators work on literacy, literacy programs, and literacy techniques with our students.  Educators will develop classroom literacy and comprehension programs to work with the population of students you have in your classrooms.  Participants will learn effective and strategic literacy methods such as fluency and phonics, and will transform your classroom within a matter of weeks.  A classroom where comprehension builds literacy perfection, is one that any educator strivers for. This course is a must for teachers of grades K-12 of all levels.

Conferencing Your Students to Success

New Course Spring 2022

Kim Kittredge  Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

3 Credits (45 hours)  In-service course

Dates: May 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24. 4:15 – 8:45 pm

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

Course Description:

Conferencing with your students is a way to empower them to improve their skills by setting goals and then achieving them.  Conferencing is also a great way to really get to individually know each one of your students.  Educators will work on how plan conferencing times with your students in the classroom.  Teachers will explore strategies for effective discussion skills, how to work towards educational goals set by each student, and how to plan your students’ success.  Conferencing guidelines, techniques and questions will be shared.  This course is a must for all educators grades K-12.

Promoting Lifelong Success in your Students

New Course Late Spring June 2022

Kim Kittredge  Kcsunshine1969@yahoo.com

3 Credits (45 hours)  In-service course

Dates: June 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16. 4:15 – 8:45 pm

Mt Sinai Congregational Church 

Course Description:

This course will focus on how to promote lifelong success in your students by focusing on lasting skills. These skills will help them move forward in life and become better, more successful individuals. Educators will focus on the following skills: Empathy, Character, Self-Control, Integrity, and Embracing Diversity. Participants will explore each skill and learn how to empowers your students to achieve and become successful. Once you have helped your students master these skills, they will attain lasting success no matter what they do. This course is a must for all instructors of all levels K-12.