Welcome to the 2009-2010
Program Year!

September / October 2009
We start off the year with our Read for the Record campaign in October that we hope you will support.

Program & Event Announcements for the Year!

Date Program Location
Thursday Nov. 5, 2009 National Board Certification
Presenter: Annette Romano-Greater Capital Region Teacher Ctr.
Cost: Free
Time: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Room AB on the first floor University @ Albany--East Campus 5 University Place A403
Rensselaer, NY New home of the GCRTC
Thursday Nov. 19, 2009 Induction & Presentation
Presentation Topic: Urban Education Speaker: Dr. Mark Barth
Cost: Free
Time: 7:30 p.m.
UAlbany Campus School of Education / Room 335
Friday Dec. 4, 2009

Hudson River Curriculum Presentation: Includes the following...

  • A tour of the gallery followed by..
  • A teacher workshop on using the curriculum.
  • Participantswillreceiveafreecopyofthetruly magnificent $75 curriculum guide.
  • Target Audience: Grades 4-12
  • Cost: Free*
    Time: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Albany Institute of History & Art
*Participants must send a check for $10 made payable to “PDK” to guarantee attendance.
The check will be returned in full at the workshop.
Thursday Dec.10, 2009 New Children’s Books
Cost: Free
Time: 4:30 p.m-6:00 p.m.
Borders’ Books at Crossgates Mall
Thursday Jan. 28, 2010 Superintendents’ Panel Discussion Series
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
More information to come
Crossgates Restaurant Washington Ave. Ext
Friday Feb. 5, 2010 Tips and Information - How to Get a Job in Education
Cost: Free
Time: 4:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
UAlbany Campus School of Ed. Rm. 335
Thursday Mar. 11, 2010 Professional Learning Communities
Speakers: Karla Empie, Dir for Sp & Alt Education, Mohonasen CSD and Debra Male, Draper Middle School Principal
Time: 5:00 p.m.
talian American Community Center Washington Ave. Ext
Joint PDK/CDAWA Program
Sat. April 17, 2010 Chalk Walk: This is a special fundraiser for our Prospective Educator Scholarships. The walk will begin at 1:00 p.m. UAlbany Campus: around the perimeter road, beginning at the Circle!
Thursday April 22, 2010 Induction and Scholarship Awards
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sch’dy County Community College Elston Hall - Mohawk Room
Sunday June 6, 2010 Golf Tournament ... on Sunday, June 6th ? 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Western Turnpike Golf Course

Details on these and other future events will be listed in our monthly newsletters.


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