Open Corridor

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 courses that include three CEUs.

Spring 2021 Course Offerings

  • Environmental Education- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 1/9

  • Modes of Learning: Methods for the Classroom - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 1/23
  • Web Technology for All Classes - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 2/13
  • The Motivation of Student Achievement: Employing Film - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 2/27
  • Multiple Intellingences: Logical Understanding - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 3/15
  • The Classroom Beyond Testing- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 3/27
  • Health and Safety Issues for All Classrooms - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 4/24
  • Integrating Cultural Diversity Into the Curriculum - with Sue Masse, Begins 1/9
  • Developing Students' Vocabulary and Background Knowledge - with Sue Masse, Begins 1/23
  • Reading Strategies for Non-fiction Texts- with Sue Masse, Begins 2/20
  • Improving Language Instruction at Differentiated Levels- Part 1- with Sue Masse, Begins 4/10
  • Writing in Different Genres- with Sue Masse, Begins 5/1


  • Topics for Classroom Teachers: Utilizing the New NY- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 15/15
  • The Islamic Culture and the American Classroom - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 6/5
  • Topics in Music for Integration into All Classroom LS&A - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 6/21
  • Special Needs Children: Bullies and the Bullied- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 6/28
  • Multiple Intelligences: Interpersonal Understanding - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 7/10
  • The Art of Problem Solvingwith Stu Schwartzman, Begins 7/26
  • Methods for Introducing Fitness Concepts into Curricula - with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 8/7
  • Gender Issues for the Classroom, equity and LGBT- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 8/16
  • Improving Language Instruction At Differentiated Levels- Part II - with Sue Masse, Begins 5/22
  • Using Close Reading to Improve Instruction and Test Preparationwith Sue Masse, Begins 6/5
  • Performing Arts in the Classroom- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/10
  • Connecting Children's Literature to Reading and Writing Mini-Lessons- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/17
  • Women in History Series- Black Women who Influenced American Society- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/24
  • Writers Workshop: The Setting for Writing Instruction- with Sue Masse, Begins 7/31

Fall 2021 Course Offerings

  • Teachers and Leadership- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 9/1
  • Incorporating the Native American Experience- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 10/2
  • School Violence and the Media- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 10/23
  • Integrating Images Within All Classrooms-with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 11/13
  • Understanding Modern Art in All Classrooms- with Stu Schwartzman, Begins 12/4
  • Strategies to Improve Social-Emotional Learning - with Sue Masse, Begins 9/18
  • Cooperation and Conflict Resolution in the Classroom- with Sue Masse, Begins 10/16
  • Improving Writing Using Theater as a Resource- with Sue Masse, Begins 11/6
  • Motivating Students Through Creative Play- with Sue Masse, Begins 12/4

Open Corridor's Instructors

Stu Schwartzman - at Sue Masse at 



Open Corridor Schools, Inc.

PO Box 20724
Worcester, MA 01602-0724
Tel (904) 372-7280
Fax (904) 372-7047