The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development offers a number of professional development programs for teachers, as well as for teacher candidates. Information on the following workshops and programs can be found by clicking on the links below:

Teacher Candidate Mandated Workshops and Fingerprinting

Molloy Education students are required to complete 3 workshops and be fingerprinted to fulfill New York State requirements to be certified to teach. The following mandatory workshops are offered by the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development:

* Principles of Chemical Dependency   (please check with your advisor, as this requirement is being phased-out)
* School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop
* Training in the Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
* Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Workshop (new as of December 31, 2013)

The four workshops listed above are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays throughout the fall and spring. All of the above-mentioned workshops are offered at a discount to Molloy students. Click on the workshop titles for the schedule of classes and workshop descriptions. Registration and payment for the workshops can be done online. Click here for information on how to register.

* Mandatory Fingerprinting
The Division also offers the mandatory fingerprinting required by all new school district employees. The fingerprinting is done Monday - Friday, by appointment only. Call the Division of Continuing Education at 516.323.3550 to schedule an appointment.


Molloy Colleges offers a number of conferences fro educators throughout the year. The following is a list of conferences beings offered this spring:

  • New Media High School Teachers Conference
    Friday, March 6, 2015, Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York
    Click here for more information.
  • Collaboration and Co-Teaching Conference: Integrated Services for English Language Learners
    Friday, June 5, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theatre, Rockville Centre campus
    Click here for more information.

Content Specialty Test Preparation

Content specialty test - For those of who need help passing the Content Specialty Tests (CSTs) in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Biology, Spanish or Students with Disabilities and Multi-Subject (Elementary), the Division also offers 6-session evening workshops in each of these areas. For more information on the CST workshops and to register, click here or stop by Siena Hall, Room 106, call 516.323.3550 or e-mail:

Educating All Students (EAS) Certification Exam Review course

This course is for those students who need help passing the Educating All Students (EAS) Certification Exam. The Educating All Students Certification Exam is required in order to obtain an Teaching or Administrative Certification in New York State. The exam focuses on Diverse Populations, English Language Learners, Students with Disabilities, Teacher Responsibilities and School-Home Relationships. The course is generally offered each fall and spring for 6 sessions on Saturdays.  For more information on the course  and to register, click here or stop by Siena Hall, Room 106, call 516.323.3550 or e-mail:

Online Teacher Professional Development

Our instructor-facilitated online professional development workshops for teachers are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. All workshops run for six weeks (with a10-day grace period at the end). Workshops are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any workshop entirely from your home or school, any time of the day or night. For more information, click here.

Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

Molloy College, through the Divisions of Education and Continuing Education and Professional Development, offers Summer Institutes for teachers of advanced placement high school courses. Institutes are taught by experienced teachers of A.P. and are endorsed by the College Board. Click here for the current schedule of classes.

English Language Arts

The Division of Education of Molloy College has established an English Language Arts Education Advisory Board to help improve ELA education. To this end, it is offering professional development by presenting topics of interest for teachers in the areas of English Language Arts. Click here for more information and the current schedule of programs.

Summer Institutes for Teachers

Summer Institutes for Teachers - Molloy College Summer Institutes are all intensive week-long courses that are designed to be taken by teachers for professional development and are offered for either 3-graduate credits or 2 in-service continuing education credits. All of the Summer Institutes are at either our Rockville Centre Campus or at our Suffolk Center on the grounds of Republic Airport in East Farmingdale. The schedule for the summer intitutes is generally available by late January/early February preceeding the summer that the institutes are offered. Click here for further information.

Science and Math Education Institute

Science and Math Education Institute - The Science and Math Education Institute was established to serve the K-12 science and mathematics education community on Long Island. The Institute offers one and two-day workshops and courses throughout the year, including special one-week Summer Institutes for Teachers. Click here for further information.

TESOL Certification: Individual Pathway Program 

The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certification: Individual Pathway program is designed for teachers who hold a valid New York State Teaching Certificate and wish to earn TESOL Certification without an additional degree. Candidates must meet certain Content Core and Pedagogical Core requirements and must also meet any non-coursework requirements, such as the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations and fingerprint clearance, as specified. Graduate courses are offered in the program to assist teachers in meeting the Content and Pedagogical Core course requirements. Click here for further information.

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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue Siena Hall, Room 106 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002