Open Corridor Schools, Inc.

"Open Corridor Schools, Inc. has pioneered new frontiers in teacher education for 34 years. OCS celebrates the individual classroom teacher and is honored to serve teacher needs in meeting the changing educational challenges of the 21st century." 

All Professional Development Teacher Education courses completed with Open Corridor Schools are three-credit, in-service graduate courses that include three CEUs.

Fall 2018 Course Offerings

  • Utilizing Humor to Advance Curriculum-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 9/8/18
  • Ethics for Classroom Teachers-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 9/29/18
  • A New Mind for the Classroom: Right Brain Thinking- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 10/13/18
  • Utilizing Museums- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 11/3/18
  • How Education Research Can Impact All Classrooms- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 12/1
  • The Efficient Use of Television for the Classroom-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 12/27
  • Inquiry Based Instruction- with Sue Masse,Begins 10/13
  • Reading Strategies for Non-fiction Texts- with Sue Masse, Begins 11/3
  • Non-Fiction Writing in the Classroom - with Sue Masse, Begins 12/1

Spring 2019 Course Offerings

  •  Web Technology for All Classes- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 1/12
  • Modes of Learning: Methods for the Classroom- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 1/26
  • Creativity in the Classroom- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 2/16
  • American Culture in the Classroom- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 3/2
  • Critical Thinking Skills, Level I- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 3/23
  • The Classroom Beyond Testing- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 4/13
  • Writing in Different Genres- with Sue Masse, Begins 1/2
  • Creativity n Early Childhood Education-Level I- with Sue Masse, Begins 1/26
  • Improving Language Instruction at Differentiated Levels I- with Sue Masse, Begins 3/2
  • Improving Language Instruction at Differentiated Levels II- with Sue Masse, Begins 3/30
  • Cultural Diversity and Ethnicity in Children's Literature- with Sue Masse, Begins 5/4

Summer 2019 Course Offerings

  • School Violence and the Media-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 5/18
  • Topics for Classroom Teachers: Utilizing the New NY-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 6/15
  • The Islamic Culture an teh American Classroom- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 6/24
  • Topics in Music for Integration into All Curriculum, SL & A- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 7/8
  • Special Needs Children: Bullies and the Bullied-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 7/13
  • Multiple Intelligences: Interpersonal Understanding-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 8/3
  • The Art of Problem Solving- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 8/7
  • Methods for Introducing Fitness Concepts into Curricula- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 8/12
  • Women in History Series- Eleanor Roosevelt- with Sue Masse, Begins 6/1
  • Using Literature  to Increase Motivation-Marine Topics- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/6
  • Improving Literacy Skills Using Harbors and Rivers as a Resource- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/13
  • Performing Arts In the Classroom- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/20
  • Photography as an Enhancement of the Curriculum- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/27

Fall 2019 Course Offerings

  • Gender Issues for the Classroom, equity and LGBT- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 9/7
  • Teachers and Leadership- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 9/28
  • Incorporating the Native American Experience- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 10/12
  • Integrating Images Within All Classrooms- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 11/30
  • Understanding Modern Art in All Classrooms- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 12/27
  • Developing Students' Vocabulary and Background Knowledge- with Sue Masse, Begins 10/5
  • Promoting Cooperation and Conflict Resolution in the Classroom- with Sue Masse, Begins 11/2
  • Motivating Students Through Creative Play- with Sue Masse, Begins 12/7


For more information on Open Corridor Schools, Inc.'s current course offerings, please visit:


Open Corridor Schools, Inc.
PO Box 20724
Worcester, MA 01602-0724
Tel  (904) 372-7280
Fax (904) 372-7047