The New-York Historical Society is proud to offer credit-bearing courses in partnership with the New York City Department of Education’s After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP).  These DOE-approved courses carry credits that can be applied toward your 30-and-above salary differential.

Important Notes:

  • Each of the below courses will carry p-credits toward your 30-and-above salary differential. One credit courses meet for 12 hours over two days, two credit courses meet for 24 hours over four days, and three credit courses meet for 36 hours over six days.
  • Teachers wishing to receive credit must register with both N-YHS (see links below) and with ASPDP. In addition to the museum fee required by N-YHS, those receiving credit must pay an administrative fee to ASPDP.
  • The full syllabus for each course is available through the ASPDP website.
  • Teachers outside of the NYC DOE are welcome to participate in these workshops. They are not, however, eligible to receive credit.
Midwinter Break P-Credit Course: Slavery and Resistance in New York
Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23, 9:00am-4:00pm daily
This two-day, one-credit course will explore New York’s complex connections to slavery, both before and after it was abolished in New York State. Learn about the lives of the enslaved and the ways New Yorkers supported and resisted this horrible institution. NOTE: There is an additional $45 fee to the NYC DOE for those seeking credit.
$65 per person Register Here
Summer P-Credit Course
Exploring the Art of History: Social Studies and Literacy through the Arts
Monday, July 10 through Saturday, July 15, 10:00am-5:00pm daily
Advance your students’ understanding of New York and American History by combining our extraordinary collections with the tools and principles of the visual arts. This DOE-approved course carries three P-credits for teachers’ 30-and-above salary differential.
$200 per person
NOTE: There is an additional $150 fee to the NYC DOE for those seeking credit.
Register Here
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