General Interest

The following General Interest Summer Institute will be offered on a four (4) day schedule from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre or at our Suffolk Center campus in East Farmingdale, NY. 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 26 - June 29
Intergrating Positive Psychology Into Our Teaching: The Mindset, Hope, Grit and Character Strengths Revealed In Literature and History
Instructor: Kevin Sheehan

Intergrating Character Education into the Common Core Curriculum
Instructor: Rick Wolfsdorf

Beyond Your Classroom Walls: Experiential Teaching Across the Curriculum Grades 1-6
Instructor: Jessica Ryan

Blogging Your Way to A Writing Identity: How and Why To Blog as an Educator and Launcing Student Blogs K-12
Instructor: Kathleen Sokolowski

Making Thinking Visible: Grades K-6
Instructor: Megan Pavlick

July 10 - July 13
Brand Your Classroom: Social Media in Education (Online Course)
Instructor: Jessica Ryan

July 17 - July 20
Green Screen iPad Newscast for the Classroom
Instructor: Rick Wolfsdorf and Mike Young

The Tech Savvy Teacher of Today: (Online Course)
Instructor: Jessica Ryan

Differentiated Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Diverse Learners; Lead Instructor
Instructor: Audra Cerruto


July 24 - July 27
Promoting A Literacy-Based Culture in Schools Through Effective Leadership

Instructor: Victor Jaccarino and Mike Keany

Proactive vs. Reactive Strategies to Support Struggling Learners and Create a Warm Classroom Climate: Grades K-6
Instructor: Megan Pavlick

July 31 - August 3
Green Screen iPad Min-Play and Impromptu Productions for the Classroom
Instructor: Rick Wolfsdorf and Mike Young

The following institutes will be offered at our Suffolk Campus:

July 17 -July 20
Social Issues in Education (Race, Class, Gender, Orientation): Engaging and Amplifying Student Voice

Instructor: Ed Kemnitzer

Creating a Culture of Thinking for 21st Century Learners
Instructors: Danielle Mammolito

August 7 - August 10
21st Century Learning and Teaching: Connectedness, Transparency, and Digital Leadership

Instructor: Ed Kemnitzer

Creating a Thought-Full Classroom; Incorporating Thinking Routines to Foster Critical Thinking, Collaboration, and Creativity
Instructor: Louisa Vecchione


August 14 - August 17
Mastering the Digital Tools of Creation and Engagement

Instructor: Robert Joyce

Introduction to the Flipped Classroom
Instructor: Melissa Torre