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 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 $695 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.

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:

July 1, 2, 3, and 5th, 2019
Addressing the Needs of our SIFE/SLIFE Students
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Susanne Marcus

July 8 - 11, 2019 
Mindfulness and Self-Reflective Practices in the Classroom

Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Dr. Carrie McDermott

Developing Lifelong Readers and Writers Who Wonder and Create, 21st Century Style, Grades 5 - 12 
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Carol Varsalona

July 22 - 25, 2019
Peaceful Co-Existence: Balancing the Rigorous Whole-Class Novel with Meaningful Independent Reading 
Course Number: EDU 5200   Instructor: Dr. Rebecca Chowske

Reading Thoughtprints: Teaching Close Readers to Notice and Note
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Amy Garfinkel

August 5 - 8, 2019 
Dynamic Writing Instruction in the Secondary Classroom
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Karen Buechner

Using Data to Inform Instruction and Mangae your Classroom with Technology using Online Assessment Tools for Educators in the ELA K- 12 Classroom
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Dr. Maria Esposito

August 12 - 15, 2019
Digital Literacies in the K -12 ELA Diverse ELL Classroom
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Dr. Maria Esposito



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

July 8 - 11, 2019
Navigating the New York State Next Generation Standards: ELA, Grades 6 - 12
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Regina Hall

July 15 - 18, 2019
Teaching with Books of Choice: A New Kind of Literature Circle Grades 6 - 12
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Amy Benjamin

July 22 - 25, 2019
Engaging the Learner with Games 
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Melissa Torre

Project-Based Learning and Cognition in K - 12 Classrooms: Instructional Tools for Promoting Comprehension, Engagement, and Conceptual Understanding 
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Dr. Patricia Eckardt
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(meets on the first and fourth days) 
July 22 & 25 - in person at Suffolk Center
July 23 & 24 - Online

Cultural Literacy for Teachers in the 21st Century Classrooms
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Jennifer Howard

Social Skill Building and Collaboration for the 21st Century
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Dr. Charles Leone

August 5 - 8, 2019 
Embracing Technology in the Classroom
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Melissa Torre

Classroom Management for Early-Career Teachers
Course Number: EDU 5200 Instructor: Michael J. Ferretti

August 12 - 15, 2019
The Next Generation ELA Standards in Literacy: What you Want and Need to Know
Course Number: EDU 5200 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.