Professional Learning at STC

On this page you will find STC sponsored courses and workshops, and pro-growth opportunities being offered in our community.

All STC Courses, unless otherwise noted, are approved to be submitted for NYS CTLE (Continuing Teacher Leadership Education)
and can be used to fulfill the required hours of PD to maintain Professional Certification.
STC Courses are open to everyone, regardless of district employment. 

Questions? Call 649-6775 or email


Please note, for online learning sessions, in order for STC to grant credit for the course and issue a certificate of completion, your camera must be enabled for the duration of the Synchronous Sessions and you must be visible to the instructor.  This applies to all online courses offered by STC.  All asynchronous work is expected to be completed by the scheduled due date, as these assignments are often reviewed/shared in the next session.

For full descriptions of courses/workshops currently being offered click here ->STC Summer Course Catalog 2024
 Frontier and Hamburg faculty and staff will be notified of new Pro-Growth offerings directly through their school email.  Registration link for each course is found after the dates/instructor.

Summer Courses are FREE (A deposit may be required)
For the 2024-25 School Year there will be a $1.00 per credit hour fee ($15 for a 15 Hour Course)
Cancellation:  In deference to our instructors and their prep time, if you must withdraw, please do at least 5 business days prior to the first session  If you do not inform us of your withdrawal, you may be billed a late cancellation fee of $15

District Approval: Please take care of any required prior approvals using your district's procedure. We do not process prior approvals for stipends or professional credit.



STC Summer Course Catalog 2024 Full Descriptions

Note all courses are 15 hours and are offered in a hybrid format of synchronous online face-to-face meetings and asynchronous assigned work.  All course are PD/CTLE eligible.

Deciphering Danielson Domains
Tenure Elective Frontier/Hamburg 
Teachers Only
Amber Chandler

July 11, 18, 25 and Aug 8
SECTION B - 11AM-1PM  Synchronous Session OPEN
SECTION A - 2-4 PM Synchronous Sessions  IS FULL
Asynchronous work will be assigned 

15 Hours
Registration closes July 1 or at 14 Participants Max

Creating the Learning Environment: 21st Century Thinking
Teachers and those on a teacher tenure track
Tenure Required course for Frontier/Hamburg
Laura Glista/Lynn Sullivan

July 31, Aug 1, Aug 5, Aug 7 and Aug 8
4:00-5:30PM Synchronous Sessions
Asynchronous work will be assigned and due later in August. 

15 Hours Credit
Registration Closes July 23rd or at 14 Participants Max

NEW** Effective Strategies for Awakening Creativity in Your Classroom
Teachers/ Teacher Aides
Pre-Approved in Hamburg for Pro-Growth/Tenure Elective
Hamburg Teacher Aids (Tech Component) 

Frontier staff please check with your district for approval (we didn't receive the approval in time for the catalog release) 

July 30 and Aug 1 NOON-2PM at Big Tree Elementary IN PERSON
Aug 6 & 8 9:00am-11:00am at Big Tree Elementary IN PERSON
Independent work will be required between sessions 
15 Hours Credit
Registration Closes July 22nd or at 12 Participants Max

NEW** Red Cross First Aid and More!
NOTE: There is a $95 Deposit to hold your spot. 
Please read the catalog description for more details.  It will not be cashed as long as you complete the course.  
All are welcome
Pre-Approved in Hamburg for Pro-Growth (Not a tenure elective)
Hamburg Teacher Aids (as one of your 4 required courses) 

Frontier staff please check with your district for approval (we didn't receive the approval in time for the catalog release)

Online Self-Paced Modules and IN-Person Certification day Aug 22nd 10am-2pm (MUST ATTEND THIS SESSION IN FULL)
Instructors: Red Cross Certification-by Jess Dollendorf, Child Care Resource Network-Course extensions with an STC Instructor
15 Hours
Registration Closes Aug 8th or at 12 Participants Max


Other Pro-Growth Opportunities

We are happy to share opportunities for professional development from other teacher centers in the Far West Network as well as from community partners. 

These course are not sponsored by STC. Registration link are provided with the descriptions.