Training and Professional Development

Training and Professional Development


Roads to Success

Having fun while learning at an introductory training for a new CKCC site.

CKCC implementation involves schools designating a Facilitator (or Co-Facilitators) and a school-based team.

  • Facilitator training: In-person training at Ackerman Institute on designated dates (recommended for a comprehensive, hands-on experience)
  • CKCC Coaching: per day, number included on a per contract basis
  • CKCC Phone and Email Consultations: ongoing, free of charge

Professional Development: Offered at Ackerman Institute and at schools, organizations, and various community settings on a contractual basis.

Continuing Education Class

CKCC’s July 2016 Continuing Education Class

CKCC  has developed stand-alone workshops and professional development series to meet the latest professional development requirements for educators!  In addition, CKCC offers parent workshops.  Click each topic below for an expanded list of offerings.

For all age groups:

Expressly for early childhood:

Upcoming Workshops:

Watch below to see Dr. Zina Rutkin, CKCC’s Director, discussing how lowering stress can increase academic achievement.
Watch below to view an excerpt of CKCC’s Professional Development Workshop, “Increasing Family Engagement in Your School.”

In addition to the professional development listings cited, CKCC collaborates with schools and organizations to create professional development experiences which are tailored to the unique needs of each setting.

To bring professional development to your school, contact:
Brenda Nikelsberg, CKCC Program Administrator at or 212-879-4900 x 330.