Teacher Professional Development

The LIU School of Professional Studies in partnership with Long Island University’s 20 schools of study provide scholarly and intellectually engaging opportunities for teachers and administrators. Inspiring graduate-level courses, conferences and seminars offered both in-person and online span a wide range of topics and subject areas. Each program is open to teachers from any grade level or content area and are intended to promote life-long learning for elementary and secondary school teachers and administrators. LIU awards CTLE credit, graduate credit, and professional development certificates.

Unique scholarly resources at LIU include:

* Hutton House Lectures
* Society of Presidential Descendants
* Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
* Roosevelt School
* Center for Gifted Youth
* Polk College of Communications
* Global Service Institute
* Theodore Roosevelt Institute

Credit for CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education)
LIU is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Office of Teaching Initiatives as an approved provider of CTLE for Professional Classroom Teachers, School Leaders, and Level III Teaching Assistants. LIU’s Provider number is #1522.

As CTLE and graduate credit policies vary from school district to school district, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure the LIU credits are accepted by the teacher’s individual school district.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) Regulations

Founded in 1926, Long Island University is a private institution of higher learning accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education Association. The academic programs of LIU are registered with the New York State Education Department.


American Presidential Leadership

Long Island University’s Roosevelt School and the Department of Educational Leadership, Technology and Administration are offering a graduate-level program in American Presidential Leadership from October 13 to November 16, 2021 which includes presentations by U.S. Presidential descendants Tweed Roosevelt and Clifton Truman Daniel as well as CNN Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley. Teachers are invited to pursue 1 graduate credit or 1 CTLE credit (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education). As part of the coursework, high school students and their teachers attend at no extra cost the Leadership and Service Conference sponsored by the Roosevelt School and the Global Service Institute from October 20-23, 2021 held at various locations in New York City and Long Island. The conference includes seminars on leadership, presidential history, civic education, community and military service, and U.S. government. The program also includes online coursework. The conference schedule is available at: For more information, contact Dr. Rita Langdon, Dean, LIU School of Professional Studies, at 516-299-2580 or

Credit for CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education)
The Roosevelt School and Global Service Institute Conference on Leadership and Service held October 20 – 23, 2021 provides 1 CTLE credit/15 hours. LIU’s Provider number is #1522. As CTLE credit policies vary from school district to school district, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure the LIU CTLE credits for this course are approved by the student’s individual school district.