Staff Development: Program & Professional Development

Program and Professional Development services provide countywide and in-district professional learning and coaching in targeted areas. These services are offered through Educator Edge at Ulster BOCES. Trainings focus on all NYSED learning standards, literacy across the curriculum, professional learning communities, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and trauma-informed practices. Using research-based practices, Professional Learning programs are designed to improve classroom practices and student results. Coaching services provide ongoing job-embedded professional learning for educators. In-class coaching is available to support growth in instructional practice. Coaching services available:

  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Science
  • Instructional Technology
  • Project-based Learning
  • Leadership
  • Instructional
  • Professional Learning Community
  • Trauma-informed Practices
  • Social-emotional Learning
  • Equity and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

Cooperative Services Include:


Sarah Dudley-Lemek
Assistant Superintendent Instructional Services

Cynthia Farrell
Supervisor of Instructional Services

Victoria Setaro
Supervisor of Instructional Services

Dr. Barbara Tishchler Hastie
Coordinator of Program Development

Joanna Arkans
Coordinator of School Library Systems

175 Route 32 North
New Paltz, NY 12561
phone: 845.255.1402