New York State Resource and Computer Training Centers are the largest professional learning communities in New York State with more than 125 Teachers Centers located throughout the state, working with 675 public schools districts and nearly 1000 non-public and charter schools.
Teacher Centers are:
- operated locally, with regional and statewide network support.
- governed by policy boards composed of 51% teachers as well as representation from administrators, school board members, parents, higher education and business professionals.
- driven by local educator needs, including implementation support for NYS and federal education initiatives such as: APPR, CCSS and Data-driven instruction.
- dedicated to high quality, job-embedded and student-focused professional learning experiences