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Weekend Intensive Courses For Au Pairs

Two-day weekend courses at our Westchester campus that have been specially created for au pairs. Get the credits you need for your J1 visa while studying several interesting, helpful and fun topics. Each course is 20 hours (including a pre-course assignment). There is an optional additional research assignment for an additional 20 hours, for a total of 40 hours possible for each weekend course.


Course Descriptions, Dates And Fees

Branding yourself for success and social media

Want to learn how to stand out even in the most competitive industries and become more visible in your job market? Join us for an interactive course in which you will assess your personal power and identify the qualities that make you unique and set you apart from the competition. Learn how to build a powerful personal brand that’s authentic, different, and relevant. Examine top self-brand positioning strategies, determine the right strategy for your personality and preferences, and develop your personal brand action plan. Finally, learn how to perform at your best and flourish in high-pressure situations as well as how to approach your biggest challenges with confidence instead of fear.

NOTE: The course *requires a four-hour assignment that must be completed before the start of the weekend course. The assignment will be sent to the e-mail address that you used to register for the course one or two weeks before the start of the course.

There is an optional additional research assignment/ essay to be completed after the course, to earn an additional 20 hours. You must register for the weekend course in order to register for the research assignment. You cannot register for the research assignment only.

Earn 20 hours including the pre-assignment + 20 hours for the optional additional research assignment.

Date: May 25 and 26, 2019
Days: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Research Essay due: June 26, 2019
Course price: $225*
Research Assignment price: $150*

Register Here for Branding Yourself for Success (012D)
Register here for Research Assignment (012S)

The real you (Personality psychology and self-improvement)

A course in self-discovery and self-improvement. Get to know yourself better in order to find your ideal career through a variety of personality tests. Learn about the different types of intelligence and identify your type. Join us for this informative, helpful and entertaining course.

NOTE: The course *requires a four-hour assignment that must be completed before the start of the weekend course. The assignment will be sent to the e-mail address that you used to register for the course one or two weeks before the start of the course.

There is an optional additional research assignment/ essay to be completed after the course, to earn an additional 20 hours. You must register for the weekend course in order to register for the research assignment. You cannot register for the research assignment only.

Earn 20 hours including the pre-assignment + 20 hours for the optional additional research assignment.

Date: June 8 and 9, 2019
Days: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Research Essay due: July 9, 2019
Course price: $225*
Research Assignment price: $150*

Register Here for The Real You (012E)
Register Here for the Research Assignment (012T)

Education Workshop

What does it take to be a master teacher? What knowledge and skills do teachers need to meet the challenges of today’s diverse classrooms? How can you foster success and empower students? What are the current educational priorities in the U.S. and other countries? How do you imagine the school of the future? Can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

We will address key aspects of classroom teaching – how to plan and choose the right instructional strategies that promote thinking and engagement, how to deliver effective lessons, plan units and lessons, manage the classroom, assess students’ progress, and  collaborate with colleagues.  We will watch and analyze video cases featuring authentic classroom video clips. You will have an opportunity to teach a demo lesson (mini-lesson), either individually or in a team, and apply the best educational practices learned in class. Don’t miss this opportunity to boost your teaching credentials!

NOTE: The course *requires a four-hour assignment that must be completed before the start of the weekend course. The assignment will be sent to the e-mail address that you used to register for the course one or two weeks before the start of the course.

There is an optional additional research assignment/ essay to be completed after the course, to earn an additional 20 hours. You must register for the weekend course in order to register for the research assignment. You cannot register for the research assignment only.

Earn 20 hours including the pre-assignment + 20 hours for the optional additional research assignment.

Date: June 22 and 23, 2019
Days: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Research Essay due: July 24, 2019
Course price: $225*
Research Assignment price: $150*

Register Here for Education Workshop (012F)
Register Here for the Research Assignment (012U)

 

Please see our upcoming courses below. We activate three to four courses at a time for registration. See active courses above.

Course Date
Leadership Workshop (Unlock Your Inner Leader) July 6-7, 2019
The Science of Happiness (finding personal and professional satisfaction) July 20-21, 2019
Multicultural Psychology August 3-4, 2019
Customer Service Skills for Success August 17-18, 2019
Consumer Behavior and Customer Service September 7-8, 2019
Social Psychology September 21-22, 2019

*Price is subject to change without notice.

**Course subject may change without notice.


Features

  • 20-40 hours
    • Pre-course assignment 4 hours
    • Course 16 hours
    • Optional Research Assignment available for an additional 20 hours
  • Small interactive class
  • Professional native English speaking faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate available by request
  • No registration or test fee
  • Full use of University facilities

Registration

The weekend course registration/payment will be taken online only. PLEASE NOTE: Online registration system shows up-to-date REAL-TIME information.

If you have already taken a class (Weekend, Evening, Saturday, or Weekday) with us before, you already have a university account. You MUST activate the account before registering for a new course. Please DO NOT create a new account. Please read the Online Registration Instruction including the Account Activation (PDF). Multiple accounts will make it difficult to verify classes you took for your credit hour requirement.

If you took a Weekend course in the past, you may get the error message "Duplicate Course." If you get "Duplicate Course" message, please call (914) 422-4042 or email the English Language Institute. Please indicate your first and last names clearly.

If you created a new password, and you have a problem logging into the online registration system, please go to Pace portal login, and use your ID and new password to log in to sync the systems first, and then log into the online registration system.

Enrollment is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. No registration will be accepted until payment has been received. This requirement applies to all participants.


Location

Unless otherwise indicated, all programs and the administrative office are on Pace University White Plains Campus

78 N Broadway
Preston Hall 403
White Plains, NY 10603


Parking

Please make sure you will see the parking map (PDF) and park in the designated areas to avoid a ticket. If you drive to the campus, and need a parking tag, please fill out the Pace University Car Registration (PDF) and give it to your instructor.


For more information, Please contact the English Language Institute at New York City Campus.

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Phone: (212) 346-1562