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1. TCIS Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools One-Day Refresher Training

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations in need of refresher to maintain TCIS certification

Dates: 6/24/2024

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The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) system is an adaptation of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System (TCI). TCI and TCIS embody the same concepts, but TCIS uses language and scenarios specific to the needs of a school audience. TCIS is a trauma-informed system that provides school staff with safe, effective, and trauma sensitive skills to manage the emotional and behavioral challenges they encounter in their daily interactions with students.

TCIS recognizes the many challenges teachers and school staff face such as fluctuations in class size, staff shortages, ever-changing initiatives and regulations, children who live with complex trauma, and the diverse social economic conditions among school districts.

2. TCIS Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools One-Day Refresher Training

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations in need of refresher to maintain TCIS certification

Dates: 6/25/2024

Starting Soon
The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) system is an adaptation of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System (TCI). TCI and TCIS embody the same concepts, but TCIS uses language and scenarios specific to the needs of a school audience. TCIS is a trauma-informed system that provides school staff with safe, effective, and trauma sensitive skills to manage the emotional and behavioral challenges they encounter in their daily interactions with students.

TCIS recognizes the many challenges teachers and school staff face such as fluctuations in class size, staff shortages, ever-changing initiatives and regulations, children who live with complex trauma, and the diverse social economic conditions among school districts.

3. Book Study - Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 7/5/2024 to 8/2/2024

Discover the potential of AI in education through our book study on "Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI." This three-part workshop is designed to support educators in exploring practical steps to integrate AI into teaching, learning, and thinking. Through in-depth discussions and collaborative activities, participants will move from apprehension to curiosity, discovering how AI can augment their abilities and become a valuable co-intelligence tool in the classroom. We will delve into the book's insights, share experiences, and develop strategies to harness AI's potential for enhancing educational practices. The first 20 registrants will receive a free copy of "Co-Intelligence" to keep.

4. Book Study: Shifting the Balance- Grades 3-5, Six Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Upper Elementary Classroom

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/8/2024 to 8/21/2024


Shifting the Balance for Grades 3-5 invites upper elementary teachers to explore six shifts they can make to embrace more evidence-based strategies for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary, and building background knowledge. Each chapter delves into the science behind one shift and illustrates high-leverage instructional routines teachers can use right away in their classrooms.

The book study will run asynchronously from July 8- August 16. Participants will explore one chapter/ week through Padlet discussions and activities within this window.

Participants will also meet in-person on August 21 from 8:30- 12:00 to discuss the book and try out evidence-based strategies for reading instruction.

The workshop is open to all teachers and interventionists who serve grades 3-5.

Participants will receive a copy of Shifting the Balance for Grades 3-5.

Non-component districts may be charged an additional book fee.

5. TCIS Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools One-Day Refresher Training

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations in need of refresher to maintain TCIS certification

Dates: 7/16/2024

The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) system is an adaptation of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System (TCI). TCI and TCIS embody the same concepts, but TCIS uses language and scenarios specific to the needs of a school audience. TCIS is a trauma-informed system that provides school staff with safe, effective, and trauma sensitive skills to manage the emotional and behavioral challenges they encounter in their daily interactions with students.

TCIS recognizes the many challenges teachers and school staff face such as fluctuations in class size, staff shortages, ever-changing initiatives and regulations, children who live with complex trauma, and the diverse social economic conditions among school districts.

6. Fostering High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Any teaching staff or administrator

Dates: 7/16/2024

Fostering High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction is one of four high leverage principles identified in the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CRSE) Framework. Research shows that teachers' expectations of students can influence their academic achievement and behavior.

By the end of this training, participants will:
Understand how high expectations and rigorous instruction can improve student outcomes
Reflect on cultural background and identities, and how those identities may influence teacher expectations
Develop strategies for fostering high expectations and rigorous instruction
Identify 2-3 next steps for ongoing professional learning


7. REFRESHER Lead Evaluator Training for Leaders who observe teachers

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 7/16/2024


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who observe teachers.

This training is for administrators who have attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

8. Schoology Basics Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers and classroom support staff

Dates: 7/16/2024 to 8/22/2024

Start the year off right by learning about the essential core features of Schoology by enrolling in one of the two dates offered! We will explore the home page, courses, groups, and resources. Learn how to navigate around the platform.

9. Buzz Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers and support staff that currently have the Buzz LMS in their district.

Dates: 7/16/2024 to 8/20/2024

Start your year off correctly by learning the basics of the Buzz Learning Management Platform by enrolling in one of the two dates offered. We will review the home page and how to add courses as well as a Master's course.

10. Consultant Teacher Services: Supporting Classroom and Curriculum Participation

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers; general education teachers; administrators

Dates: 7/19/2024

The purpose of this training is to help participants understand how to use consultant teacher services to support the participation of students with disabilities in the general education classroom and curriculum. Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations as well as offer insight into what effective consultant teacher services look like in the classroom. Participants will learn how to determine if consultant teacher services are appropriate for meeting a student with a disability's unique educational needs, what information about consultant teacher services should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services. We will also explore how teachers can engage in effective collaboration and co-planning to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality consultant teacher services.

11. Edmentum/Apex Learning Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers and classroom support staff

Dates: 7/25/2024 to 8/22/2024

Start the year off right by learning about how the online vendor curriculum can assist you in your district by enrolling in one of the two dates offered.

12. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Mandated 6 Hour Certification Workshop (HYBRID)

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 7/29/2024 to 8/14/2024


The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that candidates applying for certification, including educators with initial certification applying for professional certification, complete at least 6 hours of coursework/training on harassment, bullying, cyber bullying, and discrimination in schools [Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law]. This training also addresses microaggressions and social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination.

We are approved to offer the DASA workshop as a 2-part course:

Part #1 Asynchronous training (Monday July 29 to Monday August 12): Participants work at their own pace during this window, to complete all tasks and assignments by the end date. This consists of a series of modules using recorded lectures, videos, readings, and activities, which takes at least 3 hours to complete. Participants need a computer/device with internet access to watch videos, view and complete documents in PDF format, complete Google Forms, and engage in online activities. You MUST complete Part #1 before you can attend the in-person session.

Part #2: In-Person Training (August 14, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm) Participants attend an in-person workshop with the trainer. Make sure you are on time, as we do not allow late entry.

Registration ends on Monday, 7/22. Payment must be received no later than Friday, 7/26. Please mail your CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY to: ONC BOCES, Attn: Audra DeSilva, 7352 State Hwy 23, Suite 3, Oneonta, NY 13820. (Payable to: ONC BOCES)

There is a $25 fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Laurens CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, South Kortright CSD, Worcester CSD

There is a $100 fee for all others.

Upon completion of both parts of the course, ONC BOCES will report your completion electronically. If you fail to complete you would need to pay and retake the course at the next offering.

13. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 1-
Regulatory Foundation, Referral Process, Evaluation,
Eligibility Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators,
School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024

Module 1: Regulatory Foundation- federal and state regulations around special education
● Module 2: Referral Process- How students are identified for special education programs and services through the
referral process
● Module 3: Evaluation- What procedures need to be followed to evaluate a student with a potential disability
● Module 4: Eligibility Process- How to determine eligibility based on the evaluation and referral process

14. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 2-
IEP Development

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators,
School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 7/31/2024

Module 5: IEP Development-Addressing each area of the IEP and what is required for proper IEP development
● Evaluation Results
● Present Levels of Performance
● Measurable Post-Secondary Goals and Transition Needs
● Measurable Annual Goals
● Program and Testing Accommodations/Modifications
● Coordinated Set of Transition Activities
● Placement Decisions

15. Preparing to Teach the Upcoming U.S. Election for Grades 5-12

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 7/31/2024


Are you looking for the time and support to prepare learning experiences for your students regarding the upcoming election?

Join social studies teachers and librarians teaching grades 5 to 12 from across the region in utilizing a standards aligned, digital learning product called Election Edge*, that teaches about tricky topics such as the electoral process and primary system in an unbiased, non-partisan approach for grades 5-12. Follow the path to the White House from George Washington to the present day. Immerse your students in the process of electing the President. Explore questions for civil discourse, critical thinking and hold your own election. Teacher guides and lesson plans are perfect for P.I.G., APUSH, U.S. History and AP Government.

*Election Edge is available free of charge for all ONC BOCES component districts in the Media Library CoSer.

Please reach out to Jessica Cook with any questions- jcook@oncboces.org.

16. EdLaw 2-D for New Leaders (Zoom)

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 7/31/2024

Education Law 2-D became effective in January 2020 and asks a lot from Teachers and Administrators. Join this workshop to learn the basics, get resources, and answer your questions about what you are and aren't doing to protect the privacy of your students.

This workshop is for any staff member who plays an important role in using and integrating technology at schools.

17. Teaching Student AI

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: ALL

Dates: 7/31/2024


***ONC BOCES component districts ONLY***

Now, more than ever, we must prepare our students for a world filled with Artificial Intelligence. AI Chatbots are already influencing students' personal and academic lives whether we realize it or not. Join this collaborative workshop to discuss frameworks and perspectives for AI tools. You will be provided with learning resources, such as coding activities, online courses, and ethical dilemmas, to teach your students how AI works - all the while encouraging them to develop critical thinking skills. Our workshop will prepare your students to use AI ethically and responsibly while navigating the AI-driven world we live in. [Description written in partnership with ChatGPT.]

18. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 3-
IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, How
to Run Effective Meetings

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators,
School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 8/1/2024

Module 6: IEP Implementation- How to ensure IEPs are being implemented as written across all service providers
and classrooms
● Module 7: Annual Review-Components of an Annual Review meeting
● Module 8: Reevaluation- Components of a Reevaluation meeting
● Module 9: How to Run Effective Meetings

19. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading (Asynchronous training from July 1st through August 2nd)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists;

Principals

Dates: 8/2/2024

Asynchronous training through a shared Google Drive. Participants will be able to:

-describe the current status of reading achievement of students in the United States and New York State;

-describe the gap between what is known about effective reading instruction and the implementation of

effective reading instruction;

-identify theories of reading that are supported by research; and

list the skills that are essential for proficient reading and how to best teach those skills

Credit will be given based on activities completed.

20. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 4-
Preschool Special Education Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators,
School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 8/2/2024

Participants will gain a foundational understanding of the Committee on Preschool Special
Education (CPSE) and the roles and responsibilities of all parties.

21. Dignity Act Coordinator Refresher Training (Asynchronous 8/05 - 8/30) Virtual

Program: DASA

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 8/5/2024 to 8/30/2024


PLEASE BE AWARE THIS IS NOT THE 6 - HOUR REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION.

This asynchronous refresher training for Dignity Act Coordinators runs from Monday, 8/5 - Friday, 8/30. Participants work at their own pace during this window, to complete all tasks by the end date (9/25).

This training will provide a refresher on the following topics:
- Requirements of the Dignity Act
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Dignity Act Coordinator
- Investigation and Intervention practices

Registration ends Friday, 8/2. On Monday, 8/05 all registered participants will receive an email providing instructions for accessing the workshop.

**No fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Laurens CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, South Kortright CSD, Worcester CSD. There is a $75 fee for employees of all other component districts of the ONC BOCES region.

22. TCIS Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools 5 Day Initial Training

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations in need of De-escalation training

Dates: 8/5/2024 to 8/9/2024

The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) system is an adaptation of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System (TCI). TCI and TCIS embody the same concepts, but TCIS uses language and scenarios specific to the needs of a school audience. TCIS is a trauma-informed system that provides school staff with safe, effective, and trauma sensitive skills to manage the emotional and behavioral challenges they encounter in their daily interactions with students.

TCIS recognizes the many challenges teachers and school staff face such as fluctuations in class size, staff shortages, ever-changing initiatives and regulations, children who live with complex trauma, and the diverse social economic conditions among school districts.

23. Phonics and Word Recognition: Establishing the Foundations for Reading Success

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists;

Principals

Dates: 8/5/2024

Participants will be able to:

1.Describe the legal and ethical importance of providing research-based instruction in phonics and word

recognition.

2.Define phonics and word recognition and describe why they are important to overall reading development.

3.Explain when and how to teach phonics and word recognition according to our current knowledge of the

science of reading.

4.Identify ways in which classroom assessments can be used to improve phonics and word recognition

instruction and student outcomes.

5.Describe ways in which students with diverse backgrounds and learning needs can be provided with

individualized phonics and word recognition support.

24. Zoom Training

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 8/8/2024 to 8/22/2024

A comprehensive training session covering zoom. This training will go over the following features 1. Security Features: learn to protect your meetings with passwords, waiting rooms, locks, participant removal, muting participants, and screen sharing controls 2. Whiteboard and Annotations: How to use Zoom's whiteboard and annotation tools for enhanced collaboration 3. Scheduling and Invitations: Using the zoom client or website to schedule meetings and create invites 4. Meeting Controls: Understand how to customize meetings with various controls for optimal management. 5 Changing Views: Learn to switch between speaker and gallery views, and adjust shared screen views.

25. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience:
Special education teachers, general education teachers, coaches, instructional support staff, administrators

Dates: 8/12/2024

This explicit instruction training package is intended to support participants' knowledge of explicit instruction and teachers' abilities to effectively implement explicit instruction. Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice that has proven to be effective for special education students. Research has shown higher achievement results for students with disabilities in both reading and math after receiving explicit instruction.

26. Teaching with UFLI Foundations

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Reading Specialists, Reading Interventionists, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/13/2024


UFLI Foundations (University of Florida Literacy Institute) is an evidence-based, explicit, systematic phonics program designed for grades K-2. Participants will review background knowledge needed to teach foundational reading skills and explore features of the Teachers Manual and free online toolbox. They will see demonstrations of the lesson steps and prepare to teach their own UFLI lessons.

The workshop is best for teachers and interventionists who serve grades K-2.

Participants should bring their own UFLI manuals, available to order here:
https://ufli.education.ufl.edu/foundations-materials/

27. Training for New Dignity Act Coordinators

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 8/14/2024


*PLEASE BE AWARE THIS IS NOT THE 6 - HOUR REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION*

This training is designed for new Dignity Act Coordinators, and addresses the following topics:

- Overview/requirements of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Dignity Act Coordinator
- Definitions and differences - misconduct vs. bullying/harassment
- Prevention and intervention strategies
- Tips for conducting Investigations
- Impact and importance of school culture to create a welcoming and affirming environment

Coffee, tea and water will be available. Lunch will be provided.

Registration ends Wednesday, August 7th.

**No fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Laurens CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, South Kortright CSD, Worcester CSD.

There is a $150 fee for employees of all other component districts of the ONC BOCES region.

28. Lead Evaluator Training for Principals and Building Leaders NEW

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 8/15/2024


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who are new and will be observing teachers.

This training is for administrators who have not attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Lunch will be provided.

29. REFRESHER Lead Evaluator Training for Leaders who observe teachers

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 8/15/2024


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who observe teachers.

This training is for administrators who have attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

30. Asynchronous Creating Welcoming and Affirming Learning Environments
(August 1st-16th)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Any school staff

Dates: 8/16/2024

Creating Welcoming and Affirming Learning Environments is one of four high leverage principles identified in the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CRSE) Framework. When students feel like they belong at school, they have fewer absences, fewer disciplinary infractions, higher graduation rates, as well as increased engagement, self-esteem, and attitudes.

By the end of this training, participants will:
Understand how a welcoming and affirming learning environment improves student outcomes
Better understand their own identities and how those identities shape their relationships and experiences
Develop strategies for creating a welcoming and affirming learning environment
Identify 2-3 next steps for ongoing professional learning

31. Database Drilldown: Navigating Streaming by Alexander Street

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/19/2024

Learn about PBS Video Collection, Theatre, and other Streaming provided by SLS for your district in this virtual workshop

32. Database Drilldown: ClickView

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/19/2024

Learn about ClickView - a platform for short educational videos with interactive features and student and classroom tracking features.

33. Database Drilldown: Kids Discover

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/19/2024

Learn about one of our newest databases, Kids Discover. Content on science and social studies curriculum. Videos, text, and printables.

34. Database Drilldown: eBooks

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/19/2024

SLS provides many eBook options - Sora, Rosen Interactive Books, WorldBook, and more. Come learn about what you can do with these eBook products.

35. Conversational Leadership

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 8/20/2024


This session reflects a core belief that achieving the results we seek depends on the quality of the culture, which depends on the quality of the relationships, which depends on the quality of the conversations. In this session, participants will: develop the skills to design and hold effective performance conversations that link leadership and learning, teaching standards, classroom observations, student work and performance data; create and sustain an environment for honest, respectful and productive conversations with all members of the school community; and surface the wisdom inherent in every organization to increase learning and commitment.

Presenter: Dr. Ray Jorgensen is in the Field of Conversational Leadership | Founder of Jorgensen Learning Center | Author | Podcaster with nearly 30 years of experience advising executives and teams in government, private, and non-profit sectors.

***ONC BOCES is only assisting with registration. CTLE certificates for participation and billing will be handled by Hunter-Tannersville CSD. Any questions, please email Dr. Butera, Hunter-Tannersville CSD Superintendent (vbutera@thcschools.org).***

36. Database Debrief: New databases & streaming offerings from SLS for the 24-25 school year

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians in the ONC BOCES region

Dates: 8/20/2024

Each year SLS evaluates the databases we provide for our districts. Attend this session to learn about the new products available to you for the upcoming school year.

37. NeuroTeach/MindBrain Education

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 8/21/2024


Every day, every student in every school will have their brain with them. What if every teacher better understood how this organ of learning works, learns, changes, and thrives?

The science of teaching and learning is the most promising research to elevate current and future teacher effectiveness, student achievement, and the whole child's school experience. This workshop provides a pathway for elementary, middle, and high school teachers and leaders to understand better the most promising principles, research, and strategies in Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) science. Participants will consider what MBE research and strategies could mean for each student's academic, social, and emotional achievement and development in their classrooms and schools.

Participants will leave this workshop with a new lens to think about their instructional design and work with all students using MBE research-informed next-day strategies, resources, and tools.

Presenter:Presenter: Glenn Whitman (@gwhitmancttl) is a History teacher and Executive Director of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) at St. Andrew's Episcopal School. Glenn is the co-author of Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education.

***ONC BOCES is only assisting with registration. CTLE certificates for participation and billing will be handled by Hunter-Tannersville CSD. Any questions, please email Dr. Butera, Hunter-Tannersville CSD Superintendent (vbutera@thcschools.org).***

38. Distance Learning Faculty Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Distance Learning Teachers

Dates: 8/21/2024

For teachers that are teaching courses to other school districts. Policies, guidelines, best practices, and technology will be reviewed.

39. Discipline Procedures of Students with Disabilities

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District/building level administrators 1/4 may include superintendents, directors of special education, directors of pupil personnel services, CSE chairpersons, principals, deans of students, etc.

Dates: 8/22/2024

This full-day training package is designed for district/building level administrators to gain a better understanding of the process related to discipline for students with disabilities as per the Part 201 of the Commissioner's Regulations. This professional development supports the administrator's understanding of the regulatory requirements and the administrative responsibilities, as they relate to discipline, and are aligned to state law to ensure district compliance. Participants will increase their knowledge of policies, regulations, and best practices related to suspension, removal, and behavioral support related to implementing discipline for students with disabilities. Gaining a deeper understanding of Part 201 can lead to increased compliance with Part 201 Regulations for Disciplining Students with Disabilities. Covered more specifically will be the latest information and regulation requirements in reference to suspension procedures, the use of time out, and removals.

40. Mentor Training

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/22/2024


Mentor Training

Participants will receive training designed to prepare them for the role of mentor in their school districts. Topics include:

- Mentor requirements per 100.2(dd) of the NYSED Commissioner of Education Regulations
- The role of a mentor, including supervision vs. evaluation
- Tools and resources to facilitate an effective mentoring relationship, including a) an overview of adult learning theory; b) generational differences to consider; and c) effective feedback practices
- Considerations for guiding your mentee to develop relationships with students, families and colleagues

Coffee, tea, water and light snacks are provided at our workshops. Participants are on their own for lunch, and have one hour.

41. Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 8/27/2024

This training is designed to ensure that students with disabilities and their families are aware of the multiple pathways to

graduate school with a diploma and exiting credentials.

1. Define Self-Determination

2. Discuss credit requirements for graduation

3. Discuss the multiple pathways to Regents diploma

4. Discuss appeal eligibility criteria

5. Discuss safety nets for students with disabilities

6. Discuss exiting credentials

42. Lead Evaluator Training for Principals and Building Leaders NEW

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 9/19/2024


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who are new and will be observing teachers.

This training is for administrators who have not attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Lunch will be provided.