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 in-service courses that offer three CEUs.

Spring 2023 Course Offerings

  • Environmental Education- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 1/7

  • Cooperation and Conflict Resolution in the Classroom - with Sue Masse, begins 1/7
  • Modes of Learning: Methods for the Classroom - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 1/21
  • Improving Writing Using Theater as a Resource - with Sue Masse, begins 1/21
  • Web Technology for All Classes - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 2/11
  • The Motivation of Student Achievement: Employing Film - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 2/25
  • Improving Reading Comprehension Using Non-Fiction Texts - with Sue Masse, begins 2/25
  • Multiple Intelligences: Logical Understanding - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 3/18
  • Photography as an Enhancement of the Curriculum - with Sue Masse, begins 3/18
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching Gifted Students - with Stu Schwartzman
  • The Classroom Beyond Testing- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 4/15
  • Inquiry-Based Instruction - with Sue Masse, begins 4/29
  • Health and Safety Issues for All Classrooms - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 5/6


  • Improving Language Instruction at Differentiated Levels - with Sue Masse, begins 5/20
  • Topics for Classroom Teachers: Utilizing the New NY- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 5/27
  • The Islamic Culture and the American Classroom - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 6/10
  • Topics in Music for Integration into All Classroom LS&A - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 6/26
  • Special Needs Children: Bullies and the Bullied- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 7/1
  • Women in History Series - Women Who Influenced American Society - with Sue Masse, begins 7/8
  • Creativity in Early Childhood Education - with Sue Masse, begins 7/15
  • Multiple Intelligences: Interpersonal Understanding - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 7/17
  • The Art of Problem Solvingwith Stu Schwartzman, begins 7/22
  • Non-Fiction Writing in the Classroom - with Sue Masse, begins 7/22
  • Using Close Reading to Improve Instruction - with Sue Masse, begins 7/29
  • Methods for Introducing Fitness Concepts into Curricula - with Stu Schwartzman, begins 8/5
  • Developing Students' Vocabulary and Background Knowledge - with Sue Masse, begins 8/5
  • Gender Issues for the Classroom, Equity and LGBT- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 8/14

Fall 2023 Course Offerings

  • Teachers and Leadership- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 9/2
  • Strategies to Improve Social-Emotional Learning - with Sue Masse, begins 9/16
  • Incorporating the Native American Experience- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 9/23
  • School Violence and the Media- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 10/14
  • Motivating Students Through Creative Play- with Sue Masse, begins 10/14
  • Integrating Images Within All Classrooms-with Stu Schwartzman, begins 11/4
  • Performing Arts in the Classroom - with Sue Masse, begins 11/4
  • Understanding Modern Art in All Classrooms- with Stu Schwartzman, begins 12/2
  • Integrating Cultural Diversity into the Curriculum - with Sue Masse, begins 12/2
  • Creativity in the Classroom -with Stu Schwartzman, begins 12/27

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