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Career Development Participants

The Division of Career Development offers a wide range of comprehensive, non-credit courses in business and professional skills training. Whether it's a hands-on computer training course, online professional certificate programs, or an on-site training series designed specifically for your workgroup, the Division of Career Development has a practical, up-to-date program to meet your educational and career goals.

Students may be eligible for tuition support by the Suffolk County Department of Labor. Call 631-853-6600 for more information.

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Career Development Courses and Certificates

Certification and Licensing Workshops
Workshops for teachers, administrators, social workers and anyone else who needs to take seminars on child abuse, substance abuse and school violence to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 544 New York State Law. »Details

Executive Seminar Series
A training series for K-12 instructional leaders and school business administrators. Offered in partnership with Eastern Suffolk BOCES. »Details

Food Literacy
An engaging, hands-on class that offers participants an introduction to basic cooking and nutrition skills to help prevent the three major causes of death and disease in America: heart disease, cancer and stroke. »Details

Legal Studies—Online and On-Campus Professional Certificate Programs and Courses
Intensive, nationally acclaimed certificate programs that prepare students for various paralegal careers. Programs are offered in a variety of formats—online and face-to-face. »Details.

Spanish Language Awareness for Educators
A two-course sequence designed to enhance educators' understanding of the language and culture of Spanish-speaking students and families. »Details

Technology Courses for K-12 Educators
Fully online course series for teachers and administrators who want to extend their teaching beyond the classroom and learn the best-practice techniques for technology integration. »Details








Computer Training and IT Certification


Computer Training
SPD offers a wide range of computer training opportunities—from introductory courses in productivity software to advanced courses in the Adobe Creative Suite.

We can also customize a program to fit the specific needs and performance goals of your company or department.

For more information, Career Development Programs at or 631-632-7022.

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Exam Preparation

Educating All Students Exam Preparation
New test prep program for the EAS exam, which is required for all new teacher and school administrator candidates. »Details

School Building and School District Leadership Examination Preparations
Four-hour test prep series for educators preparing to take the New York State School Buildilng and School District examinations.»Details.



Kaplan Exam Preparation
Prepare for the SAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, and the DAT right here at Stony Brook University or in the comfort of your own home through Kaplan's distance learning programs. »Details.

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Contact Information

For registration or content information, contact:

Career Development Programs
N-231 Social & Behavioral Sciences 
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4314




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