The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) is partnering with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) to provide NYC teachers with access to college credits towards their 30+ in an advanced certificate program that provides educators with history and understanding of teaching in diverse urban communities. The UFT and CUNY SLU have a long, rich history of partnership, with UFT leadership represented on the Advisory Board for the school.

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CUNY SLU & UFT Partnership – Educational Opportunities for Professional Development

The UFT and UFT Teacher Center is collaborating with the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies to offer graduate courses this fall and spring especially for UFT members. Earn CTLE hours while collecting up to 12 credits toward the differential you receive when you have 30 credits above your bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Advanced Certificate in Community Leadership

Using New York City and its diversity as the classroom, students learn how communities are organized, how nonprofits serve constituents, how to analyze the contemporary forces and trends in the field of community development and social change, and build the skills necessary for fostering community empowerment.