English Language Arts Summer Institutes for Teachers

The following ELA summer Institutes will each be offered on a four (4) day schedule from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day (Except Blending Vocabulary and Grammar Instruction, which will be offered from 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)  at either Molloy's Suffolk Center located at 7180 Republic Airport in East Farmingdale or our Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre. The Institutes can be taken for 3 graduate credits at $900 a course or on a non-credit basis for 2 in-service credits for $495 per course. Please note that students enrolled in these Institutes on an in-service basis cannot opt to take these Institutes for graduate credit once an Institute has begun. Molloy graduate students should consult their graduate advisor. Please click here for application and registration procedures. Click on the titles below for Institute descriptions and faculty bios:

The following Institutes will be offered at our Rockville Centre campus:

June 25-28, 2018

Reading Thoughtprints: Teaching Close Readers to Notice and Note, Instructor Amy Garfinkel

Secrets to Success for the Reluctant Learner in the ELA Classroom of the Digital Age, Grades K-6; Special Education grades K-6; Instructor: Megan Pavlick

Leading Learners Towards Self-Efficacy and Amplified Voice in the Digital Age: Grade 5-12; Instructor: Carol Varsalona

Mindfulness and Self-Reflective Practices in the ClassroomInstructor: Dr. Carrie McDermott

July 9-12, 2018
Using Technology to Support Literacy in the 9-12 ELA Classroom, Instructor: Dr. Maria Esposito

July 16-19, 2018
Managing the classroom with Technology Using Online Assessment Tools for Educators in the ELA K-12 Classroom Instructor: Dr. Maria Esposito

July 23-26, 2018
Collaboration in the Classroom: The Key to Student Success in All Suject Areas, Instructors: Victor Jaccarino

Drama in The English Curriculum: Grades 6-12, Instructor: Regina Hall

Leading and Learning in the 21st Century: Using Digital Tools to Enhance Your Role as a School Leader, Instructor: Dr. Donald Gately and Dr. Danielle Gately

July 30 - August 2, 2018
Dynamic Writing Instruction in the Secondary Classroom,  Instructor: Karen Buechner


The following Institutes will be offered at our Suffolk Center campus:

June 25-28, 2018 
Composition for Educators and Students:
Instructor: Regina Hall

July 9-12, 2018
Socratic Seminar and Elements of Argumentation: Thinking and Speaking about Important Texts, Instructor: Amy Benjamin

July 16-19, 2018
Vocabulary in the Science Classroom, Instructor: Melissa Torre

July 23-26, 2018

Classroom Management Techniques- Grades 6-12, Instructor: Michael Ferretti

Project-Based Learning and Cognition inK-12 Classrooms: Instructional Tools for Promoting Comprehension, Engagement and Conceptual Understanding, Instructor: Dr. Patricia Eckardt

August 6-9, 2018

The Next Generation ELA Standards in Literacy: What you Want and Need to Know, Instructor: Victor Jaccarino


If you have questions related to the academic aspects of the ELA Institutes, such as the content of the Institutes, please email Dr. Vicky Giouroukakis at vgiouroukakis@molloy.edu in the Division of Education. If you have administrative questions, such as the registration procedure, please contact Cindy Thomas at: cthomas@molloy.edu or call 516.323.3554.