General Information for Professional Development Workshops


COVID-19 Safety Protocols

  • All participants in our In-Person Summer Teacher Professional Development Workshops are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. After registering, proof of a participant’s full vaccination for COVID-19 must be provided before attending an in-person professional development session. Please email a copy of vaccination card to or fax to 914.773.0762.
  • All JBFC Staff are required to be vaccinated.
  • Our facility is equipped with Bi-Polar Ionization air filtration.
  • Masks are optional. KN95s will be provided upon request.
    1. In the case of a COVID community spike, masks may go from optional to required.
  • Social distancing is not required, though will be available if requested by a participant.
  • Participants experiencing any of the following symptoms should  not attend their professional development session or sessions.
  • We encourage any individual exposed to COVID-19 to take a COVID-19 test before attending a professional development session or sessions.

For more information on the Jacob Burns Film Center’s COVID 19- Policy at the JBFC Theater please click here.



2022 In-Person Summer Teacher Professional Development Workshops:

Each individual course is $200. Save $25/course if you register for two courses. Save $30/course if you register for three courses.

Payment by credit card is due at time of purchase. For Pay Later Registrations (By Check Only): Registration is NOT complete until payment is processed and you have received a payment receipt. Payment must be received by mail within 7 business days of submitting your registration.

If you are paying with a school/business check, please calculate your payment based on the number of individuals in your party and the number of sessions you wish to purchase. For example:

  • Each Individual PD session = $200 per person
  • Each 2 Pack (package of 2 sessions) = $350 per person
  • Each 3 Pack (package of 3 sessions) = $510 per person


Please make check payable to Jacob Burns Film Center and mail to the following:

Jacob Burns Film Center

Attn: Education Registrar

405 Manville Road

Pleasantville, NY 10570



If a participant is asked to leave a course due to inappropriate behavior or other circumstances deemed necessary by the JBFC, no refund will be given. If a participant chooses to withdraw and does so in writing one week before the first day of class, 100% of the program fee will be refunded.

Photography and Publicity

Photographs and filming of JBFC activities and programs are used for publicity and/or promotion of the JBFC. Those who do not want to be photographed or filmed for any purpose are asked to submit a written statement to the

Code of Conduct

Participants are expected to contribute to activities and exhibit respect for others at all times. The JBFC reserves the right to remove a participant from a class, without refund, if this policy is violated.


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