Tech Valley High offers a wide range of Professional Development opportunities for educators of all levels.
Visit TVHS and spend time learning about we use project-based learning and how you can begin implementing PBL in your school. Also includes a student-led panel discussion.
This 90-minute, student-led tour offers visitors a brief overview of project-based learning and the learning environment at Tech Valley High School.
These one and two-day offerings give teachers an in-depth experience of how to bring project-based learning to their schools. Residencies include collaboration time with teachers, student-led panels and follow-up opportunities after the initial visit.
Professional Learning Communities
TVHS is a NTN Demo Site
Tech Valley High School is a nationally-recognized New Tech Network demonstration site. It is committed to supporting schools in their implementation of student-centered teaching and learning environments.
Located on the campus SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Albany Nanotech Complex, TVHS is a regional resource for advancing education in the realm of project-based learning. PBL brings together intellectual inquiry, rigorous real-world standards and student engagement in relevant, meaningful work.
TVHS also hosts a range of events with local partners. Recent events have included:
- Code U – supporting educators who want to teach coding to their students
- Do You Arduino? – a crash course in hardware and coding the Arduino microcontroller
- MakeyMakey workshop (with NYSCATE) – using design thinking to integrate computing in the classroom
- Innovation Institute – a two-day program featuring tracks on PBL and using classroom technology