Program Fees

  • 2020 Program Fee: $550 per teacher for 4-day program plus evening activities. Scholarships are available.
  • Discount for school teams: Teachers participating as a school team of three (3) or more teachers receive a discounted Group Rate of $500 per person.
  • For non-educator program rates, please contact Katie Ginsberg

Credit Options

  • CTLE hours: Institute participants are eligible to receive 30 CTLE hours.
  • Graduate credits: Participants applying for graduate credits are eligible to receive official credits from Manhattanville College for an additional fee of $345.00 per credit. The four-day Institute qualifies for 3 graduate credits, but if a participant needs fewer, they should contact Victoria Garufi.
  • Graduate credit application forms Those seeking to earn official credit must complete the registration form by July 1. Complete Graduate Credit Form.
  • Transcript Fee: Participants taking the course for graduate credit must request a transcript from the Manhattanville Registrar's Office. Transcript requests are subject to a University processing/mailing fee of $8.00.
  • In-service credit: Participants are eligible for one (1) or two (2) in-service credits for the 4-day Institute, based on district policy.
  • Manhattanville Advanced Certificate discount: CELF Summer Institute participants receive a 50% tuition discount on the Education for Sustainability (EfS) Advanced Certificate offered through the Manhattanville College School of Education. The 5-course EfS program combines emerging critical place-based and problem-based educational theories with work across traditional discipline boundaries to inspire agents of change within schools, districts, and communities. For more information, check out this FLYER. You can also call 914-323-5142 or go to

Districts and individual applicants should submit completed applications to CELF by: June 29, 2020. 

Registration and Cancellation Policies

Registration Policy:
Registrations will not be complete until payment is received.
All payments must be received by June 29, 2020.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by May 31, 2020 and will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee.
No refunds will be made after May 31, 2020.