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About NYSUT ELT

NYSUT ELT offers professional learning on a broad range of topics designed to improve the professional skills of educators.

Courses and seminars are available in-person and online and can be used to meet certification requirements or fulfill CTLE hours. Many are provided at a reduced cost for NYSUT members.

ELT training covers critical topics such as:

  • ENL / English Language Learners

  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

  • Students with Disabilities

  • Autism Training

About CTLE Requirements

As of 2016, the State Education Department requires Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) for all holders of professional classroom teaching, educational leadership, or Level III teaching assistant certificates.

Certificate holders must complete 100 hours of CTLE training within a five-year period. Details on exact rules and how to track your hours can be found on the SED website.

NYSUT ELT is an SED-approved provider for CTLE requirements.

ELT New Member Discount Programs

To help you get a jump-start on fulfilling your CTLE hours requirement and your professional learning goals, we are offering several discount programs for new NYSUT members.

Free Online Seminar For First-Year NYSUT Teachers

NYSUT educators in their first year of membership are eligible for one free online seminar that will earn 5 CTLE hours.

Free Online Seminar For First-Year NYSUT SRPs

NYSUT school-related professionals in their first year of membership are eligible for one free online seminar that will earn 3 CTLE hours.

50% Online Seminar for NYSUT Educators in Their Second Thru Fifth Years of Membership

NYSUT educators in their second through fifth years of membership can receive 50% off one online seminar that will earn 8 CTLE hours.