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Educator Professional Learning

Our professional learning opportunities introduce K-12 educators to fascinating local history topics while providing virtual resources you can immediately utilize in your classroom.

Practice incorporating primary sources and non-fiction texts into your lesson plans, learn techniques for using archival resources to fulfill Next Generation Standards in Social Studies and ELA, and develop new methods for increasing student engagement with local history topics. Our virtual professional learning calendar for the 2020-2021 school year is filling up! Visit to see what’s on offer.

CTLE Credit: The Brooklyn Public Library is a New York State Education Department (NYSED) sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit. K-12th grade NYS educators may earn CTLE credit toward the 100 hours requirement from attending professional learning events.

Accessibility Statement: The We strive to offer educator professional learning opportunities that are inclusive spaces for individuals with disabilities and our team is committed to the work that goes into creating safe and productive spaces for all. If you have an accessibility requirement, please let us know by checking the appropriate box while registering for our professional learning opportunities and a staff member will reach out with accessibility options prior to the event.

Teachers participating in a workshop at our Pierrepont location.