Classroom Teaching Techniques
Also known as the "Teaching Techniques and Methodology" course, Part 7.3, to teach the Pre-licensing Course.
Guidelines, instructional techniques, and actual demonstrations of effective teaching procedures designed to help driving instructors attain a higher level of professional skill in presenting the DMV's Prelicensing course.
Class meets Monday - Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm July 26th - August 6th
For teachers, MD's, RN's, podiatrists, DDS's, dental hygienists, optometrists and, psychologists. This 6-hour class is designed to fulfill the harassment, bullying, cyberbullying and discrimination prevention and intervention training required for certification and licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The course addresses the social patterns toward an understanding how climate and culture affect these behaviors. Participants will leave with ideas that they can implement in their work environment. Media, discussion and interaction will be used to meet the certification requirements by the NYS Education Department.
Driver Training & Traffic Safety
Meet the technical requirements of the DMV for future or present driving school instructors. Also known as the "30 hour Basic Instructor course" or "Methods and Content Course for In-car Instruction," Part 76.15, for certifying driving instructors.
Emphasizes the principles of defensive driving and behind-the-wheel instructional techniques. Reviews traffic rules and regulations. Recommended for fleet safety supervisors.
Optional Textbook: Responsible Driving
This class meets 6:00-9:00 PM Monday through Friday July 12th - July 23th.
For teachers, MD's, RN's, podiatrists, DDS's, dental hygienists, optometrists and, psychologists. NYS Law states that a person applying on or after February 1, 2001, initially, or for the renewal of a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit must provide documentation that he/she has completed the required training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention. This seminar has been approved by the NYS Education Department. Topics include: Identification of warning signs within a developmental and social context including the statutes, regulations, and policies relating to a safe, non-violent school climate; effective classroom management techniques that promote a nonviolent school climate and enhance learning; the integration of social and problem-solving skill development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques and how to participate in an effective school/community process for students exhibiting violent behavior. Participants will receive the required certificate of completion.