Manhattan College Partners With Mount Vernon School District To Support Teacher Training

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The College’s School Building Leadership program will assist in implementing $1 million Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Grant Program.

As part of its continued development and support of effective teachers and school leaders, Manhattan College is partnering with the Mount Vernon School District to implement its Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness (STLE) Grant Program. The Mount Vernon School District received an STLE grant of more than $1 million late last year in conjunction with New York State’s round two approval of STLE and the network of Teacher Resource and Computer Training Centers (Teacher Centers).

The College’s School Building Leadership (SBL) graduate program in the School of Education and Health will provide professional development services to the teachers and leaders of the Mount Vernon School District.

Manhattan College’s workshops and courses offer teachers and leaders the opportunity to take graduate-level courses. Students participate in leadership courses, work collaboratively with colleagues, and gain additional guidance and support for teaching high-need students and students with disabilities.

To read more about the STLE Grant Program, visit

About Manhattan College:
Manhattan College is located at West 242nd Street near Broadway in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, one mile from the Westchester County line and accessible by MTA subway line No. 1. For directions to the campus, visit

Founded in 1853, Manhattan College is an independent, Lasallian Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning offering more than 40 major programs of undergraduate study in the areas of arts, business, education and health, engineering and science, along with continuing and professional studies, and a graduate division. For more information about Manhattan College, visit

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