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1. Google Forms

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 12/9/2019

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Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys, and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback, and much more! Form results connect with Google Sheets, allowing you to easily manage your data to impact instruction and learning.

During this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses, and view response summaries.

Prerequisite: Prior experience using Google Drive is required.

2. SLS Digital Library Users Group Juvenile

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Dates: 12/10/2019

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The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for elementary students and juvenile users that provides access digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader


• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends


• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

3. Math + Technology Conference

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

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You are invited to attend our first ever, Math & Technology Conference. Math educators, teacher leads and building and district administrators are invited to attend a full day conference around the use of digital math tools in the K-12 classroom. Our keynote, Susan Midlarsky, will set the stage for what the shifts are in the Next Generation Math Standards and how we can differentiate our math classroom to meet the diverse needs of our students. In the afternoon we will provide opportunities to meet with lead LHRIC professional developers and math vendor partners that are currently being used in our schools.

Participants will reflect on how to best maximize the use of the math content these digital solutions provide, for the students they serve. Some of the vendors that will be on site: Renaissance Freckle, Edgenuity Compass, SuccessMaker, ST Math, Dreambox and Imagine Learning.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Mary Lynn Collins-Callanan .

4. CONNECTING LITERACY & LANGUAGE

Program: 2019-2020 - Special Education

Audience: General Education Teachers Grades K-5

Dates: 12/11/2019

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Participants will discuss the closely aligned developmental trajectory between decoding and comprehension with oral language expression and reception. In addition, the workshop explores evidence-based language strategies that support literacy development. After reviewing language-based strategies, participants will create tools to provide visual support, multi-modal instructions, and clear teacher language that can be implemented inside their classrooms.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

5. MHRIC Master Schedule Builder Workshop

Program: LHRIC - Student Services Workshops

Dates: 12/11/2019 to 12/12/2019

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The Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center (MHRIC) is hosting a two-day Master Schedule Builder Workshop at the Ulster BOCES Conference Center in New Paltz on December 11th and 12th, 2019. Day one will run from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Day two will be held 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Participants in this comprehensive workshop will learn to build a Master Schedule that will accommodate the needs of students, teachers and staff. The Master Schedule Builder Workshop begins with an overview of the Master Schedule construction basics including planning, curriculum, course selection and decision making. The afternoon session on the first day will lead you through the actual step-by-step construction of a school Master Schedule. Various scheduling alternatives such as interdisciplinary teaming and block scheduling will be included. On day two you will learn to analyze a scheduling run and manually manipulate the placement of sections to reduce conflict and improve class balance. The workshop will conclude with a "hands-on" scheduling exercise. This scheduling workshop is not associated with any specific computer program, and the skills and techniques presented can be applied to any scheduling program. You are encouraged to bring your computer to this workshop to participate in some of the online exercises. A limited number of computers are available. When you register, please indicate if you will be bringing your computer. This workshop is designed for all staff members involved in the scheduling process at the secondary level. It is an excellent opportunity to learn and share ideas. Please share this information with others you feel may benefit from this workshop. The registration fee for the MHRIC two-day Master Schedule Builder Workshop is $475.00 per person which includes lunch onsite for workshop participants. Please make sure to obtain authorization and approval for invoicing your district.

6. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 12/11/2019

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The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 5,500 digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader


• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends


• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

7. Open your Mind to Google Sheets: Spreading the Good Word about Spreadsheets

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 12/12/2019

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Spreadsheets can be challenging. However, learning to embrace this technology will change the way you work and the way you interact with data. You'll learn how you can easily create rubrics, seating charts, games, certificates, flashcards, graphs, random name generators and much more. You'll learn how to analyze and track student data, and design classroom lessons that incorporate data. You'll learn about the Add-ons that simplify tasks that used to be accomplished only through complicated scripts. This class will guide you to successful use of Google Sheets in your classroom, both for yourself as a teacher and for your students. By the end of the day, you'll be a Google Sheets convert!

8. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] ELL IDENTIFICATION & NYSITELL - AM SESSION - at CLARKSTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, New City

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Educators and Administrators of ELLs

Dates: 12/13/2019

This three-hour workshop provides an overview of the ELL Identification Process & training for those new to administering the New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL), or for those who would like a refresher. Participants will practice administering the tests and will practice scoring sample speaking and writing responses. Practice with the rubrics will result in a proficiency with the rubrics and an understanding of how they can be used in instruction with English Language Learners.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

9. CPR/AED

Program: 2019-2020 - School Safety

Audience: Open to all

Dates: 12/13/2019

At all times there should be a number of people who are trained to administer CPR in each school building, excluding the school nurse who is already trained. Whenever an instructional school facility is used for a school-sponsored or school-approved curricular event or activity, including events such as athletic contests or competitive events, the school administration officials/administrators must ensure the presence of at least 1 staff person who is trained, pursuant to Public Health Law 3000-b (3) (a), in the operation and use of an automated external defibrillator. A training certificate is valid for two years from the date the training was taken.

This training is meant for for individuals who were not able to be trained with their colleagues through CoSer 644 under the district's base fee entitlement Please contact Brandon Cruz,Supervisor of School Safety and Facilities SW BOCES ( bcruz@swboces.org ) if you require clarification regarding costs.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$75 per participant for CoSer 644 members
$90 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

10. Health Heroes PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2019-2020 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: PE and HE Teachers- Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 12/13/2019

PE HE Consortium
This workshop will enable participants to collaborate/network with various local supports on providing updated language and reputable resources.
Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop, health educators will be able to:
*Collaborate with various community organizations that will support their students' and faculty such as Hope's Door, GLSEN, My Sister's Place, NAMI and Center Lane

*Design updated lessons/activities on Mental Health Awareness, Consent/Healthy Relationships, Gender Identity, Expression and Supporting LGTBQ+

*Implement learning experiences for students that increase critical thinking skills, empathy, communication skills and problem solving

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

11. MANAGING THE ANXIOUS/ INATTENTIVE/NON-COMPLIANT STUDENT IN GRADES 3-12

Program: 2019-2020 - Special Education

Audience: Teachers K-12, Administrators, Psychologists, Support Teams

Dates: 12/13/2019

Problem classroom behaviors correlate with poor academic performance-and can also interfere with the learning of other students. This workshop is built on the principles of applied behavior analysis. Designed for teachers grades 3-12, it presents a toolkit of effective strategies to manage the "big three' behavioral challenges: anxious, inattentive, and non-compliant students. Additionally, the workshop provides a checklist of proactive techniques instructors can use to manage groups and whole classrooms-thus potentially reducing the number of individual students who display problem behaviors. Participants are encouraged to bring digital devices to try out resources shared at this session. All resources introduced at this training will be accessible online after the workshop.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

12. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 12/13/2019

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Participants will examine inclusive practices and strategies that promote learners' sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included will help educators leverage students' knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

13. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] The Original Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs (AM SESSION) - at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/16/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT MONROE 2-ORLEANS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps that can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

14. Differentiated Centers/Stations

Program: 2019-2020 - Special Education

Audience: K-8 General and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 12/16/2019

Learn how to set up successful Center/Station learning from soup to nuts. Then learn how to differentiate it so that all students get the learning they need in each center and proceed through the centers independently. Walk away with a complete differentiated Center to bring back to your classroom

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

15. SLS Graphic Novels in the Library and Classroom

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 12/16/2019

This full day workshop will start with a keynote from author Don Brown, publishers sharing favorite titles and an afternoon session with Joyce Laiosa. Comic books, graphic nonfiction, and graphic novels continue to ignite the reading imagination of young people from new titles such as Tiger vs. Nightmare to Hey, Kiddo and superheroes alike. Today just might be a new golden age of comics. Comics are completely integrated into the reading life of young people and receive notice through major awards from librarians. This workshop will provide suggestions for books that work with book groups and with multi-part programs; and using comics for specific curriculum plans. We will also pair comics with other texts and illustrated books as we work to engage all possibilities for reading fun. There will be a short comic history; for novices we will talk about how to read and enjoy comics; what one should look for in comics as we analyze some specific pages; and finally looking at diversity in the recent past as well as the newest comics. Librarians are encouraged to bring administrators, classroom teachers, reading teachers, and ENL teacher partners.

Special Pricing: Single Librarian = $190, 2-4 participants from a district = $150 per person, 5 or more participants from a district = $100 per person

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

16. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] The "Rebooted" Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs (PM SESSION) - at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/16/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT MONROE 2-ORLEANS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted" version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original" toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 pm

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

17. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Tech Tools 2.0 for Supporting ELLs (AM SESSION) - at OCM BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/17/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT OCM BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

A Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This Toolkit Professional Learning Session facilitated by HV RBERN's Greg Bailey features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. Participants will explore the toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This ½ day session will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

18. A DEEPER DIVE INTO THE NEXT GEN ELA PRACTICES: BUILDING LIFELONG READERS AND WRITERS IN THE CLASSROOM

Program: 2019-2020 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Dates: 12/17/2019

With the revised standards, teachers need to ask themselves what do I need to know and do? In this workshop we will explore the major changes in the Next Gen Standards, focusing on the ELA Lifelong Practices. Taking a look at our current practices, teachers will examine where they are and how they can structure lessons to ensure the ELA lifelong practices are embedded within their classrooms. We will look at exemplar lessons and teachers will have an opportunity to develop or revise their own lessons.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

19. ALERRT-Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training - STOP THE BLEED

Program: 2019-2020 - School Safety

Audience: Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Personnel or Liaisons, Directors of Facilities, SROs and anyone on a Building Level Emergency Response Planning Team

Dates: 12/17/2019

New
Amery Bernhardt is a Sergeant with the Westchester County Department of Public Safety in New York and he has 18 years law enforcement experience. He is currently assigned to Patrol Operations and his responsibilities include coordinating the department's School Resource Officer program. He is a certified instructor for law enforcement and civilian active shooter response through the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training program. He completed FEMA's Threat and Risk Assessment and FEMA's Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment training. His work on active shooter response and school safety has been published by the Counter Terrorist Magazine and the International Public Safety Association. Sgt. Bernhardt has conducted training and numerous exercises with schools and law enforcement agencies throughout Westchester County.

STOP THE BLEED is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Angela Katz is the Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Westchester Medical Center.

8:30am-11:30pm ALERRT-Civilian Response Training
12:30pm-3:30pm STOP THE BLEED

Fee:
CoSer Members $0
Non CoSer Members $50
Law Enforcement $0

This program may be used to meet hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact amullooly@swboces.org.

20. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] More Tech Tools 2.0 for Supporting ELLs (PM SESSION) - at OCM BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/17/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT OCM BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

A Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This Toolkit Professional Learning Session facilitated by HV RBERN's Greg Bailey features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. Participants will explore the toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This ½ day session will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 pm

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

21. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know (AM SESSION) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Coordinators, Content Teachers and Teaching Assistants who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 12/18/2019

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

*NOTE: In an effort to move toward environmental consciousness, please be aware that this is a PAPERLESS workshop. In order to access the presentation materials, participants should bring a device of their choosing (i.e. laptop, tablet, Chromebook). If this is an issue for you, please contact us at rbern@swboces.org so we can make accommodations.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

22. Taking the "Test" Out of ELA Test Prep (ELA Next Generation Regents Exam) Grades 9-12

Program: 2019-2020 - Literacy ELA

Audience: English teachers 9-12

Dates: 12/18/2019

Preparing for the ELA Common Core Regents Exam is not necessarily about doing test prep, but about establishing vertically aligned classroom literacy practices that work all year long. This workshop is designed to help grades 9 - 12 teachers prepare their students for the ELA Regents without doing traditional test prep. We will focus on year-round ELA instruction and best practices that will lead to success on the ELA Regents Exam. Participants will walk away with practical strategies to implement in their classrooms at any time. Materials: Participants can bring texts used in their classrooms, as well as lessons/units and any other materials. Time will be provided to design or revise lessons/units of instruction.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

23. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS - December 2019

Program: 2019-2020 - Leadership

Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

Dates: 12/18/2019

This month Steve Tibbetts, SWBOCES Assistant Superintendent for Business and Administrative Services, will join us to talk about how to optimize your BOCES aid dollars. He will present an overview of CoSers and field your budget questions. A light lunch will be included.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

24. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYS Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know (PM SESSION) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL/Bilingual Teachers, Content/Common Branch Teachers, District/Building Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/18/2019

In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix.

*NOTE: Participants should bring the following:
- ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students.
- Strongly encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet, or Chromebook.


Registration/Sign-in: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

25. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "Learn" - AM Workshop - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/19/2019

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted" version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original" toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This morning workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the PM "Apply" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 am

Lunch: Will be provided
Facility Fee: $20.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

26. Learning First, Technology Second PLC: F2F Session

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: L1, T2 Participating Districts 2019-2020

Dates: 12/19/2019

Limited to Participating Districts
"Gift of Knowledge" Exchange and Holiday Celebration for the L1, T2 PLC.

27. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "Apply" PM Session - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/19/2019

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

This afternoon "rebooted" session will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn" workshop to apply the various technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply" session you must attend the AM "Learn" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

28. [ONLINE] Digital Citizenship: Developing Digital Leaders Utilizing Common Sense Education

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/6/2020

You're about to register for a 100% online course!

This session is designed to help educators build a unique classroom culture that promotes the positive use of technology. We will explore simple strategies to address digital literacy, the social and emotional impacts of technology, and you will be provided with valuable resources to support family and community members. After a comprehensive hands-on tour of the Common Sense Media Education© portfolio, participants will map out a detailed path to digital literacy for your classroom.

IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

This course begins on January 6. Participants will have until February 25 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

29. Blood Borne Pathogens & Right To Know Training

Program: 2019-2020 - School Safety

Audience: Required training for new employees who are determined to have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Dates: 1/6/2020

Blood borne pathogens (BBP) are infectious microorganisms present in blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to: hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This training will cover the symptoms of bloodborne diseases, the spread of bloodborne pathogens, how to identify and respond to exposure incidents, use of personal protective equipment, and the hepatitis B vaccine.

New York State public school districts must comply with both the New York State Right-to-Know Law and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Hazard Communication Standard. Included in this training are your legal rights about any hazardous chemicals you might use. Topics to be covered are:
* Your right to information
* Your right to training
* Employer responsibilities
* Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
* Labeling

This training is meant for for individuals who were not able to be trained with their colleagues through CoSer 644 under the district's base fee entitlement. Please contact Brandon Cruz,Supervisor of School Safety and Facilities SW BOCES ( bcruz@swboces.org ) if you require clarification regarding costs.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$55 per participant for CoSer 644 members
$60 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

30. SCIENCE TALKS: PLAYING WITH BIG IDEAS

Program: 2019-2020 - Science

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Elementary School Science Specialists; Elementary School Principals

Dates: 1/7/2020

This workshop is inspired by Karen Gallas' work and the expanding definition of literacy. Science literacy requires the use of specific content, skills, processes, and the "talk" of the discipline. Science Talks create a space for us to listen in on children's ideas, explanations, and theories about big ideas in science. As a participant, you will learn how to bring Science Talks to your classroom to:

• surface and assess student understanding of ideas

• discuss how students build theories during collaborative discussions

• identify, challenge, and change students' misconceptions

• invite students to participate in the discourse of science

• gather data and respond with NYSSLS- aligned curriculum

• realize the importance of surfacing children's questions and prior knowledge

• examine the dual role of the teacher as both observer and facilitator

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

31. CS for All: CS Differentiation for the Inclusive Classroom (@ Brewster)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/7/2020

Everyone should have a chance to understand the technologies that we encounter in our daily lives. Join our team to explore the various ways that we can integrate coding and computer science into the classroom for ALL. You will learn about popular tools and modifications that will ensure that students of varying abilities have access to necessary computer literacy. At the very core of coding and computer science, lies computational thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.

During this session, you will explore:


• How gamification and badges can aid students in meeting learning goals.


• Alternative tools for students with varying cognitive, behavioral, or motor skills.


• Unplugged activities that reinforce coding concepts, while also providing sensory support.


• Resources that provide students with both guided and exploratory activities.

We kindly ask that you bring examples of strategies and modifications that you are currently using with your students (writing, daily activities, social goals), as this will be helpful in finding connections to computer science concepts as a group. These examples will be used to guide us in our work. Please note that a form will be sent prior to this session to remind and confirm that you have the necessary materials.

Prerequisite: Current or planned inclusion of computer science in curriculum. Coding experience is helpful, but not required.
The Regional World Language Standards Review Committees are working with the OBEWL and the World Language Leadership Team to plan and implement the World Language Standards Revision Process. Their end product will be a set of recommended revised standards for World Languages to be submitted to the Board of Regents for consideration and adoption.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

33. DESIGNING MEANINGFUL STEM LESSONS

Program: 2019-2020 - Science

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-8, Elementary School Science Specialists; Elementary School Principals

Dates: 1/8/2020

How we teach and frame the NYSSLS makes a significant difference in student understanding, retention of important science concepts, and confidence in themselves as STEMists. The NYSSLS provide the framework while teachers shape pedagogy and make decisions about instruction. Research in Project-based Learning (PbL) shows that using projects as a pedagogical approach increases student engagement and interest in STEM. PbLs are grounded in real-world application and involve students in assessing context, identifying trends and patterns, and proposing solutions. Creating high quality PbLs is challenging! Join us as we engage you in PbL as a learner, share successful PbLs, and guide you through planning PbL, managing PbL management, and assessing student work through PbL.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

34. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Secondary School Teachers: ENL teachers and Content Area Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 1/8/2020

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT PUTNAM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Participants will examine inclusive practices and strategies that promote learners' sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included will help educators leverage students' knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

This workshop will start promptly at 9am. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Fee: Free

Lunch: Will be provided

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

35. Instant Feedback: Response Systems for All

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/8/2020

It started with clickers, and then moved to web-based tools - audience response systems have become a genre all of their own! Response systems are highly prevalent and effective in higher education. During this session, you will explore the profound implications of these tools in formative assessment for the K-12 classroom.

With the prevalence of mobile devices in our classrooms, it is helpful to have a toolkit of options for capturing both student and group feedback. During this session, you will gain exposure to a host of different tools that are designed to help you to tap into your students' thinking at any time before, during or after class.

36. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Guided Reading Instruction for ELLs: Assessment, Design and Delivery - at Dutchess BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content & General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building and District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 1/8/2020

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT DUTCHESS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

In this workshop, participants will discuss how Guided Reading instruction relates to the specific needs of ELLs. Participants will explore traditional guided reading practices and how they can be differentiated for ELLs with developing language proficiency. Participants will also learn how reading assessments might look different for ELL students, and which appropriate assessment modifications can be made when assessing ELLs reading levels. Participants will work with a guided reading lesson designed for ELL/MLL students and learn strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms.

NOTE: Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet or Chromebook.

Registration/Sign-in: 9:00-9:30 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

37. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - COMP

Program: 2019-2020 - Compliance

Dates: 1/8/2020

All applicants for a NYS educational certificate are required to complete at least 2 hours of coursework in child abuse identification and reporting procedures. Attendance will be sent electronically to your TEACH account.
This 2 hour workshop will focus on the following:

•Identifying child abuse and neglect

•Professional issues and concerns

•Community resources

•Legal responsibilities in reporting child abuse/neglect cases

A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

Please arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Fee: $55 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

38. REMOVING THE BLINDFOLD: HOW TO USE CLASSROOM DATA TO MONITOR STUDENT PROGRESS

Program: 2019-2020 - Special Education

Audience: Teachers K-12, Administrators, Psychologists, Support Teams

Dates: 1/9/2020

Without data, classroom RTI/MTSS interventions are incomplete. This workshop provides educators K-12 with a useful toolkit of methods to track student academic performance and general behaviors. One segment of this training focuses on how educators can turn student work-sample "artifacts' into reliable and valid sources of replicable data. The workshop will also review simple steps that educators can take to both minimize measurement error and increase the trustworthiness of any data that they collect. The training includes a tutorial in the use of a free online graphing tool that teachers can use to create a visual data-display that can be shared with others. Participants are encouraged to bring digital devices to try out resources shared at this session. All resources introduced at this training will be accessible online after the workshop.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

39. Nearpod Meetup: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Learn and Know!

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/9/2020

New
Nearpod is an award-winning platform that allows teachers to easily create, download, and teach interactive lessons across all devices.
Teachers can easily upload existing Google Slides, PowerPoints, and PDFs and convert them into interactive Nearpod lessons by adding engagement activities and formative assessments like quizzes, polls, draw-its, virtual reality, and much more.
Please join us on January 9, 2020 for a Nearpod user group meeting where we will share new feature releases, client stories on using Nearpod to drive student engagement, and we will provide a hands on experience where you can sharpen your Nearpod skills.

40. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners - What's Different? - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: All Classroom Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants and Speech or Reading providers who support ELLs in elementary classrooms

Dates: 1/10/2020

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary - but not sufficient - for developing literacy in English language learners.

In this workshop, participants will examine:
- An overview of second language acquisition
- What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
- Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
- How to create opportunities to develop oral language
- Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

41. Global Citizenship: Experience the World from Your Classroom (@ Brewster)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/10/2020

What if you could easily bring subject matter experts from around the world into your classroom? How can you help to prepare students for the connected workplace of the future? Join us to explore how technology can be used as a resource for personal discovery, to cultivate exposure to rich cultural diversity, and to promote leadership building activities into your classroom.

During this session, you will explore a variety of tools that can provide students with a simple solution for establishing global connections with subject matter experts and peers regardless of physical location. You will also be exposed to a host of virtual reality locations and communities. Participants will leave with a toolkit of applications and resources that will help inform tomorrow's global leaders.

42. SCORING THE GLOBAL HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY FRAMEWORK REGENTS

Program: 2019-2020 - Social Studies

Audience: Global 9 and 10 teachers, department chairpersons

Dates: 1/13/2020

Using the latest materials developed by the Office of State Assessment of NYSED, this workshop is designed to train teachers and administrators of Grades 9 and 10 to score the Framework-based Global History Regents which was administered for the first time in June 2019. Teachers will leave with the CRQ prototypes and scoring rubric as well as a new sample Enduring Essay exemplar, the specific and generic rubrics, and anchor level papers with analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to design their own CRQs and Enduring Issues essays to use as formative assessments in their classrooms. Special attention will be given to developing appropriate strategies for preparing English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities for these assessments.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

43. Digital Wellness: Bringing Mindfulness to Instructional Technology (Webinar Series)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/13/2020 to 6/9/2020

"Digital health and wellness refers to physical and psycho-social well-being in a technological world. Given the ever-increasing frequency with which students use technologies, particularly in their personal lives, health and wellness are areas that need to be addressed in the interest of developing well-balanced future citizens. " (Source: Rocky View School Website)

"Digital health and wellness" is increasing in popularity as a search term, according to Google trends. When we are saturated by multiple devices, increasing access, and complex data influences, how do we help students of all ages maintain a healthy relationship with technology? How do we maintain our own?

This six-part webinar series will help participants...
-become reflective about the impact of technology and screen time at large for students of all ages;
-utilize research based frameworks to identify technology tools to best support learning objectives;
-locate resources to empower discussions with parents and community members;
Webinar instructions will be sent to registered participants in advance.

NOTE: Optional microcredentials are available for participants who successfully complete the webinar series and wish to extend their learning.

44. SLS Makerspaces Tips, Tools & Tricks

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 1/13/2020

The School Library System will offer courses that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 2 hours of credit.

These monthly workshops will provide hands-on exposure to individual items included in our Mobile Makerspace resource collection. Encourage interactive learning experiences so students can gather to create, invent and learn.

October 7 : Makey, Makey

December 2 : Cubelets

January 13 : Sphero

February 3 : Ozobot

March 2 : Harry Potter Coding Kit

April 6 : Cubetto

May 4 : Dash

June 1 : Construction Tools such as Magformers, K'nex, Lego kits

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

45. STRATEGIC STEPS IN SOCIAL STUDIES 6-9: WORKING WITH THE FRAMEWORK AND TOOLKIT

Program: 2019-2020 - Social Studies

Audience: Middle school social studies teachers, grades 6-7-8 Teachers of Global History & Geography 9

Dates: 1/14/2020

This workshop focuses on changes in instruction and assessment in middle school and grade 9 social studies based on the Social Studies Framework. How should students be prepared for the challenges of the new Framework-Based Regents Exams in Global History & Geography and U.S. History & Government? How do these examinations differ in structure and expectation? Emphasis is placed on the critical role of Social Studies Practices/Skills. Practical and strategic steps are shared regarding how to use and adapt Inquiries from the NYS Toolkit, as they align to the changes in the Framework and the new Regents template.
This workshop models and provides opportunities for teachers to view, create, collaborate, and share appropriate grade-level tasks to use in their classrooms. The tasks will focus on strategies to address document analysis, stimulus based multiple choice questions, constructed-response questions, stimulus based short answer questions, enduring issues and civic literacy essays.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

46. The NEW Google Sites

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/14/2020

The new and modern Google Sites provides a simple, aesthetically pleasing, and straightforward method for website creation and collaboration! The new Google Sites is simply an updated and streamlined version of the original platform. If you are new to Google Sites, have no worries! There is no prior knowledge necessary from the original Google Sites. The updated Google Sites makes website creation simple!

Participants in this workshop will learn about:

• Basic web design principles

• Creation & organization of pages

• Aesthetic theme choice (color schemes, font styles)

• Google Drive folders & files integration

• Inclusion of media-rich content

• Permission settings<

• Publishing

Prerequisite: A Google account is required.

47. The Social Studies Collegial Circle

Program: 2019-2020 - Social Studies

Audience: Social Studies chairs, leader teachers, supervisors, anyone with leadership oversight in social studies

Dates: 1/14/2020 to 5/5/2020

The Social Studies Instructional Leadership Forum is a partnership with fellow instructional leaders in your subject area to share promising practices and emerging trends in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Each Instructional Leadership Forum is structured around your professional learning needs. It is an opportunity to network with, and ask questions of, administrators and teacher-leaders across the region. Each meeting is open to directors, supervisors, department chairs, and others with leadership oversight of Social Studies. Special focus this year is on the full implementation of both Framework-based courses of study and Regents examinations in Global History and Geography and United States History & Government. Discussions of new SED civic readiness initiative and teaching controversial issues are part of the agenda.

This program may be used to meet 8 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID#322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per district for CoSer 555 members
$235 per district for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

48. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

Program: 2019-2020 - Compliance

Dates: 1/15/2020

This program will satisfy the NYSED requirement for 6 hours of training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention for any new certificate or license.

This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.
The training will also address:
* The identification and mitigation of harassment
* Bullying and discrimination
* Strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in educational settings.

Successful completion of the class will meet the certification requirements in Sec14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012.

Important: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

Please arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.


Fee: $120 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

49. iReady Annual User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/15/2020

Please join the LHRIC and our partners from iReady for this year's Annual iReady User Group. Enjoy lunch courtesy of iReady, while we share tips and best practices and learn what's new in iReady.


Topics to be covered will include:


• What is new in iReady? (hint: a lot!)


• Building A Data Culture


• The Value of Criterion-Referenced Assessment?


• How to help your students with reaching proficiency?


• Best Practice Share Out and Q&A

Target Audience: iReady users/subscribers that have an active iReady account

For questions regarding this session, please contact: Raheela Baig at rbaig@lhric.org.

50. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Questioning and Discussion Techniques for ELLs (and All Students) (AM SESSION) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 1/16/2020

Closed
In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage engagement for all students through inquiry.

*NOTE: Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet or Chromebook.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

51. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Building ELLs' Background Knowledge (PM SESSION) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 1/16/2020

Research shows that students learn more effectively when they have familiarity with the content they are about to learn. How can we activate the prior knowledge of ELL/MLL students in their new language? Which strategies can we use to provide ELL/MLL students with the background knowledge they may not already have? In this workshop, participants will learn several interactive strategies for activating and building upon the background knowledge that students need to access literacy, content lesson topics and themes across grade levels. Participants will then choose a newly learned strategy and brainstorm how they might include it in future lessons and units.

*NOTE: Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet or Chromebook.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

52. SLS Media Literacy Project: Podcasting and the Art of Listening (day 1)

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 1/17/2020

Media Literacy Project 8:30-3:00 - $190 for each session BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE

The Media Literacy Project is a three-day multimedia production course that will help demystify the process of producing and publishing audio and visual recordings. Learn the tools and techniques that allow anyone, from beginner to pro, to create dynamic productions, adding value and innovation to your curriculum. Whether you are looking to create your own productions or use them to inform your practice, this workshop will help you gain a broader understanding of the significance of media literacy in education.

January 17, 2020 : Podcasting and the Art of Listening (day 1)

Day 1 focuses on podcasting and audio recording, illustrating the benefits of both creating and using podcasts to share ideas, for student assessment, and to collaborate with others in your profession. Learn the basics of recording and editing audio with tools that are easily accessible, free and simple to use.

February 7, 2020 : Video Production for Media Literacy Integration (day 2)

March 5, 2020 : Integrating Media and information Literacy (day 3)

June 1, 2020 : Half day of video share - Celebration and sharing of videos, FREE

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

53. The Visual Literacy Classroom: From Pictures to Words

Program: 2019-2020 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-8

Dates: 1/17/2020

In today's world images are everywhere and if a picture is worth 1000 words, then developing visual literacy skills in today's classroom is key to success. The ability to make meaning from images, graphics and video needs to be directly taught and positively impacts reading and writing skills. During this workshop, participants will explore various ways to utilize multimedia resources to teach visual literacy. Additionally, the workshop will focus on ways to teach students to use visual media to illustrate and express their understanding of subject matter.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

54. Achieve3000 User Group (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: All users of Achieve3000

Dates: 1/17/2020

You are invited to attend the 2020 Annual Achieve3000 User Group!
Co-presented by Achieve3000 and LHRIC, this session will be useful for both teachers and administrators currently using Achieve30000.

Join us for a light breakfast provided by Achieve3000 and take a fresh look at the components of the program.
We'll be highlighting quick ways to step up your implementation strategy to ensure the best conditions for student growth.

Make it a full day of learning and register for the afternoon Data Sampler session which reviews the reporting features of Achieve3000 and how to track the information you need most.

This is also an excellent opportunity for teachers in the classroom to share their best practices for using Achieve3000.
Do you have a strategy or implementation feature that helps students meet their Achieve3000 goals? Would you like present a short overview of your experience to your peers?

To learn more about this opportunity or for questions regarding this activity, please contact Mae Isaac.

55. Achieve3000: Data Report Sampler Session (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: All users of Achieve3000

Dates: 1/17/2020

Make it a full day of learning with this user group add-on session!

Together we will explorer the variety of data reports available in teacher edition of Achieve3000 and identify the best reports for your specific needs.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a hands-on, working session, so come with students and/or goals in mind to get the most out of this time.

To learn more about this opportunity or for questions regarding this activity, please contact Mae Isaac.

56. eChalk: Drop-in Working Session

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/21/2020

Need some quiet time in your busy schedule to work toward your goals using eChalk? Join us for this small group session where you will have the time to work independently with support from the LHRIC staff to answer your questions, provide feedback, and offer ideas for new things to try.

Please note: This is not a Facilitator-led session.
Target Audience: eChalk users/subscribers.

57. Introducing Pre-AP

Program: 2019-2020 - Instructional Best Practices

Audience: Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and Assistant Superintendents

Dates: 1/21/2020

Pre-AP is a new program that offers instructional resources and classroom-based assessments to schools that are interested in earning an official Pre-AP designation from the College Board. The Pre-AP Program offers consistent, high standards in focused courses that help build, strengthen, and reinforce students' content knowledge and skills. Pre-AP courses get students ready for AP and other college-level coursework. And they're designed for ALL students and to be the standard, baseline course in their particular subjects. Join the College Board for an overview of this new program which will be launching for all schools in the 2020-2021 school year.


Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

58. Google Classroom

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/22/2020

Google Classroom is an integral component of G Suite, and is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly by automatically creating folders for each assignment in their Drive. This allows Classroom students to keep track of what assignments are due, while having the freedom to begin their work with just one click! We will also explore helpful tools such as research features, peer editing, commenting, and more!

During this session, you will learn Google Classroom fundamentals including the setup and management of your Classroom, how to push assignments out to students, and how to provide real-time feedback and grades without ever leaving the application!

Prerequisite: A Google account for you and your students within a G Suite domain and prior experience using Google Drive is required.

59. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS - January 2020

Program: 2019-2020 - Leadership

Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

Dates: 1/22/2020

These lunch-and-learn sessions are offered free throughout the year to our component district administrators. They provide the opportunity to network with other leaders. Monthly topics, informed by our partners in the field, are emailed before meetings. Administrators may bring lunch and engage in a targeted learning experience designed to provide a shared platform for navigating challenges.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

60. Dignity Act Coordinator One Day Refresher

Program: 2019-2020 - School Climate and Culture

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 1/23/2020

New
New York State's Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) took effect July 1, 2012 and was amended, effective July 1, 2013. This full-day training is designed to review the requirements as outlined in the law and focus on implementation issues and best practices. Participants will:


• Review the law, definitions and requirements of the Dignity Act

• Share best practices and lessons learned

• Raise awareness and sensitivity to the effects of bullying, harassment and discrimination

• Identify strategies for prevention and intervention

•Examine investigative practices

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID #322. Check with your district for eligibilty.

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Rosellidroselli@swboces.org.

61. Unpacking ADHD

Program: 2019-2020 - Special Education

Audience: K-12 general education and special education teachers, School counselors

Dates: 1/23/2020

In this interactive workshop, we take a deep dive into Attention and its impact on learning, behavior, social relationships, executive function and organization. You will explore the fifteen components of attention, what they look like in the classroom and become familiarized with strategies which will support student success. There will be activities and simulations to experience what it is like to struggle with attention. You will leave this workshop with a plethora of strategies to use to support your ADHD students achieve success.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

62. Everyone Can Create with Apple AM

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/23/2020

To succeed in today's world and to shape tomorrow's, students need to tap into their creative potential and learn to express themselves in new and innovative ways. Join us to learn about Everyone Can Create, a new program from Apple designed to help unleash the creative potential in every student through photography, video, music, and drawing. In this session, you'll experience engaging lessons that introduce fundamental skills and techniques in music and drawing using free apps available on iPad.

63. Shared Reading Practices to Grow Your Readers

Program: 2019-2020 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-2, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 1/24/2020

Drawing on the work of Don Holdaway, Bobbi Fisher and Brenda Parkes, participants will learn how shared reading supports students in building a sense of community, learning to love books and strategies that later support successful independent reading.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

64. TLI - Winter Event

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 1/24/2020

Theme: Digital Wellness for the School Community

Keynote Speaker: Kristelle Lavallee is the Content Strategist at the Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) at Boston Children's Hospital. Ms. Lavallee holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communication Arts from Gordon College and an M.A. in Child Development from Tufts University, where she based her thesis on her research for the PBS show, WordGirl. After graduating, Ms. Lavallee worked as a private school teacher at the Park Street School in Boston where she founded the Media Literacy Club for 5th and 6th graders. After leaving Park Street, Ms. Lavallee took a position at KidsCOOK Productions as an Associate Producer for KickinKitchen.TV(now KickinNutrition.TV), a scientifically-based, multimedia platform dedicated to educating tweens about living healthfully through nutrition and exercise. This mid winter event is an opportunity to hear from subject matter experts and network with peers fro across the region around topics of importance to districts and individuals. Up to eight registrations available with annual membership. Breakfast and lunch provided. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sarah Martabano.

65. Break Into Breakouts, the Digital Way

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/27/2020

You have probably heard the buzz about Breakout EDU. But have you experienced a Digital Breakout? In some ways, this form of Breakout EDU is more conducive to the "average" school room. No classroom set-up is required, students work in collaborative teams on a shared device, and there are no issues with those pesky locks! In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own Digital Breakout based on your own curriculum. Digital breakouts may take some time and thought to create, but once you have done the legwork, they can be used over and over with students. They provide the same engaged learning experience for students that traditional Breakouts involve: critical thinking, teamwork and complex problem solving. Come with a colleague and create a Digital Breakout together!

Prerequisites:
working knowledge and experience with Google apps.

66. STE(A)MS Personalized Learning with Dreambox AM

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: DreamBox users

Dates: 1/28/2020

DreamBox - Personalized Learning - DreamBox Learning Math, allows the teachers to quickly establish an understanding of a student's ability and ensure there's a tailored instructional program in place that is appropriate for that particular students. This directed approach allows students to focus on their zone of proximal development.

For questions or to request additional topics to cover during this virtual session, please email Raheela Baig at rbaig@lhric.org.

67. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Pre-Referral Considerations for English Language Learners (AM SESSION) - at Dutchess BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: All Teachers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Speech Teachers, and Educators of English Language Learners At-Risk for Special Education

Dates: 1/28/2020

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT DUTCHESS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

A challenge faced by educators when teaching English Language Learners is knowing whether a student's academic struggle is due to the typical process of acquiring a new language or to something more intrinsic, such as a disability. When learning a new language, individuals might display certain behaviors that can be mistaken for a disability because of their similar characteristics and educators must exercise caution when making decisions about referrals for special education. This workshop will invite participants to examine the behaviors associated with new language acquisition as well as clinical markers of a disability. We will identify factors that must be considered prior to referring an ELL student for an evaluation. Educators will engage in case study discussions to consider how languages, culture, social-emotional dynamics and academics interact and impact student achievement.

Registration/Sign-in: 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

68. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Universal Design for Language Learners (PM SESSION) - at Dutchess BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: All Classroom and Content Area Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants and Speech or Reading Providers who support ELLs

Dates: 1/28/2020

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT DUTCHESS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Educators face a unique challenge when students are culturally, linguistically and academically diverse and yet, they are expected to meet common standards. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a scientifically valid framework based on cognitive neuroscience that suggests variability within the learner is predictable and can be systematically addressed. UDL provides us with the guidelines to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all by planning instruction from the beginning that is culturally responsive and linguistically appropriate by being flexible, engaging, validating, strategic and motivating. When applied to English language learners, we can predict and create the access points students will need to succeed with a "one size fits all" curriculum and standards.

In this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Examine the Universal Design for Learning framework to see how it applies to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
- Identify the potential barriers, preferences and supports for multi-lingual learners within the content areas.
- Design instruction that takes into consideration learner variability and anticipate student needs.
- Utilize the principles of UDL to develop students that are purposeful and motivated, resourceful and knowledgeable, strategic and goal oriented learners.
- Analyze illustrations (case studies, lesson plans and classroom examples) of UDL in action for language learners and all students.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

69. Google Drive: The Basics

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/30/2020

Are you new to Google Drive? This session will provide you with an overview of G Suite's various apps (productivity tools), what they are, and how they work. Your documents can be opened and edited from any computer or device connected to the Internet, and shared with others so that you can collaborate in real-time across different locations and groups of people. Prerequisite: Attendees must have a school based Google account

70. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know (AM SESSION) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Coordinators, Content Teachers and Teaching Assistants who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 1/31/2020

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT SULLIVAN BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

*NOTE: In an effort to move toward environmental consciousness, please be aware that this is a PAPERLESS workshop.

In order to access the presentation materials, participants should bring a device of their choosing (i.e. laptop, tablet, Chromebook). If this is an issue for you, please contact us at rbern@swboces.org so we can make accommodations.


Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 - 8:30 am

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

71. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners - What's Different? - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: All Classroom Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants and Speech or Reading providers who support ELLs in elementary classrooms

Dates: 1/31/2020

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary - but not sufficient - for developing literacy in English language learners.

In this workshop, participants will examine:
- An overview of second language acquisition
- What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
- Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
- How to create opportunities to develop oral language
- Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Lunch: Will be provided

Facility Fee: $20.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

72. Maker Mindset: Physical Computing & NGSS

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 1/31/2020

Looking to experiment with tools and software that allow students to explore the world of computing in a tangible and memorable way? This workshop will allow you to explore popular kits that blend science, engineering and computer science.

During this session you will explore:
- hand-on activities with physical computing kits
- computer science concepts
- engineering habits of mind
- connections to NGSS
- educator resources

Be ready to tinker during this "Three Dimensional Learning" experience designed to help you gain insight and resources on how to integrate kits like these into your classroom.

73. [ONLINE] Microsoft One Note

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/3/2020

You're about to register for a 100% online course!

Say goodbye to your binders, photocopies and overflowing file cabinets and hello to Microsoft OneNote! If you have been meaning to learn more about this unique Microsoft application, this is the perfect opportunity. This course will help you discover the how and why of using OneNote for multiple audiences as well as personal organization and planning. Explore the ways how to organize your digital assets, annotate existing materials, facilitate student engagement and move one step closer to the paperless classroom of your dreams.

As a capstone project, learners will produce a OneNote notebook on the topic of their choice , having created the contents during the weeks of the course. Let OneNote help you find the materials that "spark joy" in your curriculum!

Note: OneNote is now standard with Windows 10; the class notebook feature requires a Microsoft educator account.**

IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

This course begins on February 3. Participants will have until February 25 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

74. TEACHING CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS

Program: 2019-2020 - Social Studies

Audience: Middle and high school teachers, Department Chairpersons

Dates: 2/3/2020

Social studies teachers must inevitably deal with controversial issues such as teaching about religion, fairness and equality in a democracy, immigration, racism, anti-semitism, and Islamophobia. Controversial issues require students to conduct thorough research, master concepts, and develop a perspective of their own. It is critical for students to learn how to listen to opposing viewpoints, and the teacher's role must be to create an open forum that allows opposing viewpoints to be fully expressed. The challenge for teachers is to find the fine line between engaging students' interest and maintaining a sense of objectivity that lets students master the material and develop their own perspectives. This workshop explores strategies and materials to integrate the teaching of controversial issues in the social studies classroom.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

75. SLS Makerspaces Tips, Tools & Tricks

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 2/3/2020

The School Library System will offer courses that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 2 hours of credit.

These monthly workshops will provide hands-on exposure to individual items included in our Mobile Makerspace resource collection. Encourage interactive learning experiences so students can gather to create, invent and learn.

October 7 : Makey, Makey

December 2 : Cubelets

January 13 : Sphero

February 3 : Ozobot

March 2 : Harry Potter Coding Kit

April 6 : Cubetto

May 4 : Dash

June 1 : Construction Tools such as Magformers, K'nex, Lego kits

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

76. ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN STEM SUBJECTS: TRANSFORMING CLASSROOMS, SCHOOLS, LIVES GRADES 6-12

Program: 2019-2020 - Science

Audience: Teachers Grades 6-12, Elementary School Science Specialists; Elementary School Principals

Dates: 2/4/2020

Today in the U.S., more than 10% of K-12 students are learning English. English language learners (ELLs) bring a wealth of ideas, perspectives, and solutions to to STEM classrooms. Yet many ELLs struggle academically leading to increased stress, reduced success, and low confidence in school, which adversely affects their post-secondary education and future employment opportunities. As it relates to learning STEM subjects, ELLs lack opportunities to engage with challenging disciplinary practices and content. In 2016, New York State enrolled 217,198 ELLs in K-12 public schools. ELLs are the fastest-growing group in K-12 public schools and are projected to reach as many as 40% of all U.S. K-12 public enrollment by 2040. In this one- day workshop we identify and share effective practices for immediate use with your ELL students to improve their ability to access content, elevate their academic achievement, and prepare them to reach their full potential in STEM.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

77. EXAMINING THE NEXT GENERATION MATH STANDARDS GRADES K-5

Program: 2019-2020 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, administrators, curriculum coordinators, math lead teachers, math department heads

Dates: 2/4/2020

What's new in the Next Generation Math Standards? In this half-day workshop, we will unpack the NYSED Next Generation Math Learning standards as we examine the format, vocabulary, Standards for Mathematical Content, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Participants will leave this session understanding the standards' changes and clarifications.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

78. SLS Council Meeting

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 2/4/2020

The School Library System Council is responsible for developing and approving the Plan of Service; is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Plan of Service; recommends for approval the annual budget prior to submission to the District Superintendent for his signature; and supports the activities of the School Library System, through service on a committee.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

79. Oh, the Places You'll Go with Google Drawings!

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/4/2020

Do you take full advantage of this easy-to-use app to help elevate your practice? Attend this workshop to discover how this multifaceted tool can help you with interactive lessons and worksheets, graphic organizers and mind maps, flow charts and infographics. Create memes and personalized lessons. Have students demonstrate understanding through visual representation. If creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking are goals for your 4Cs classroom, then Google Draw should be a major part of the mix.

80. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/4/2020

In order to ensure that school libraries throughout our region are supporting their district's goal of graduating College and Career-Ready students, one librarian representative from each district, appointed by the Superintendent, joins their colleagues four times a year to engage in collaborative professional development and informational sessions. These meetings are an essential way to focus on Common Core Learning Standards, relevant resources, curriculum development, primary resources and technology. There is no charge for this membership/service; the program is state mandated and supported, in part by New York State Aid. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

81. EXAMINING THE NEXT GENERATION MATH STANDARDS GRADES 6-8

Program: 2019-2020 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers Grades 6-8, administrators, curriculum coordinators, math lead teachers, math department heads

Dates: 2/5/2020

What's new in the Next Generation Math Standards? In this half-day workshop, we will unpack the NYSED Next Generation Math Learning standards as we examine the format, vocabulary, Standards for Mathematical Content, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Participants will leave this session understanding the standards' changes and clarifications.

This program may be used to meet 3.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$155 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

82. NYSCATE: Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop (REGISTER ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE IN DESCRIPTION)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/5/2020

REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE ONLY.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

You will not be able to register on My Learning Plan for this event at this time.

83. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 2/5/2020

Participants will examine inclusive practices and strategies that promote learners' sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included will help educators leverage students' knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

84. EXAMINING THE NEXT GENERATION MATH STANDARDS GRADES 9-12

Program: 2019-2020 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12, administrators, curriculum coordinators, math lead teachers, math department heads

Dates: 2/5/2020

What's new in the Next Generation Math Standards? In this half-day workshop, we will unpack the NYSED Next Generation Math Learning standards as we examine the format, vocabulary, Standards for Mathematical Content, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Participants will leave this session understanding the standards' changes and clarifications.

This program may be used to meet 3.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$155 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

85. EXAMINING THE NEXT GENERATION MATH STANDARDS GRADES Pre-K-12

Program: 2019-2020 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers Grades Pre-K-12

Dates: 2/6/2020

What's new in the Next Generation Math Standards? In this half-day workshop, we will unpack the NYSED Next Generation Math Learning standards as we examine the format, vocabulary, Standards for Mathematical Content, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Participants will leave this session understanding the standards' changes and clarifications.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

86. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Two-Day Certification Training

Program: 2019-2020 - School Climate and Culture

Audience: School administrators, teachers, special education teachers, guidance counselors, social workers, psychologists, teaching assistants and aides, security staff and hall monitors

Dates: 2/6/2020 to 2/13/2020

Managing aggressive and violent behavior has become an essential skill for all school personnel. Staff members need safe, effective behavior management training designed to maintain the care, welfare, safety, and security of all in a crisis. Teachers and support staff will explore a range of "risk behaviors" and practice appropriate intervention strategies while maintaining the best possible professional attitude. Upon successful completion of this 2-day training and associated test, participants receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants will receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

This program may be used to meet 11 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$380 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$470 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

87. A Thousand Words, Using Digital Imagery in The Classroom

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/6/2020

Once a luxury item, pictures are everywhere in today's world. Still images and photos are powerful tools in the modern classroom. From primary source documents and historic photographs to cartoons and images of everyday life, teachers can use digital images to enhance their teaching and reach different learning styles.

In this class, learners will explore free web resources to:

- Find appropriate and relevant images on sites such as Pics4Learning and Google Images
- Organize and store those images with cloud-based tools such as Google Photos
- Crop Images to make them specific to your lesson
- Edit the images to highlight important features using tools like Pixlr
- Use all of these techniques to help build fun and exciting activities to reach all learners

88. BUILDING A SOLID READING FOUNDATION: PART ONE

Program: 2019-2020 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Classroom and Special Education Teachers, Grades K-3

Dates: 2/7/2020

When students don't develop strong foundational reading skills, their whole reading structure can collapse as they move on to higher level reading materials. How can we ensure that all our students have a strong reading foundation? In this full-day workshop geared towards teachers in grades K-3, we will:

• Dig into the Concepts of Print, Phonological Awareness, Phonics and Word Recognition, and Fluency

• Explore ways to include these elements in instruction and assess student learning

• Discuss specific strategies and considerations for ELLs and students with language/learning disabilities

• Take home ready-to-use activities and materials

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Classroom and Special Education Teachers, Grades K-3

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

89. SLS Media Literacy Project: Video Production for Media Literacy Integration (day 2)

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 2/7/2020

Media Literacy Project 8:30-3:00 - $190 for each session BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE

The Media Literacy Project is a three-day multimedia production course that will help demystify the process of producing and publishing audio and visual recordings. Learn the tools and techniques that allow anyone, from beginner to pro, to create dynamic productions, adding value and innovation to your curriculum. Whether you are looking to create your own productions or use them to inform your practice, this workshop will help you gain a broader understanding of the significance of media literacy in education.

January 17, 2020 : Podcasting and the Art of Listening (day 1)

February 7, 2020 : Video Production for Media Literacy Integration (day 2)

Day 2 will dive into the complex world of video and it's importance in literacy. Learn how video production can provide a critical lens to guide both educators and students through new teaching strategies. Learn the basics of recording and editing video with tools that are easily accessible, free and simple to use.

March 5, 2020 : Integrating Media and information Literacy (day 3)

June 1, 2020 : Half day of video share - Celebration and sharing of videos, FREE

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

90. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Supporting ELLs in Social Studies Secondary Classrooms - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Grades 7-12 Social Studies Teachers, and Administrators

Dates: 2/7/2020

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Strategically-crafted lessons and activities offer unique opportunities for ELLs to participate in stimulating and thought-provoking learning experiences. This workshop will begin by outlining various engaging strategies, including methods, techniques, and scaffolds, that can be used by social studies teachers to help ELLs in the classroom. Next, we'll examine as a group a few highly-engaging and culturally relevant topics that may serve as a springboard for building social studies interest for ELLs. Then, we will work individually or in small groups to either update/adjust existing social studies lessons or create brand new ones that reach all types of learners.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to effectively apply multiple social studies related scaffolding techniques into their own curriculum.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Lunch: On your own

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

91. Crowdsourcing Science: Explore NASA's Citizen Science Projects

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/7/2020

Todays world problems are too large for any one individual to solve. Crowdsourcing allows groups to contribute to a larger objective. NASA's Citizen Science Projects provide a way for teachers and students to contribute to real world studies.

Learn how to harness the power of mobile devices and scientific instruments to unlock new scientific discoveries and enable teachers and students to become "citizen scientists".

92. Building Leadership Capacity - Initial Training for Evaluators of Teachers

Program: 2019-2020 - Leadership

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators

Dates: 2/10/2020 to 2/12/2020

This is the initial course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. This three-day workshop serves to build a foundation for evaluation, including a focus on evidence-based observation. Considerations for Teachers of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners will be explored. Participants will develop an understanding of APPR components and Independent Evaluators. Participants must attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion that the district may use as evidence in their process of certifying Lead Evaluators.

Fee:
$570 per participant for CoSer 555 members
705 per participant for all others


The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

93. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

Program: 2019-2020 - School Climate and Culture

Audience: Participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2018-2019 school year

Dates: 2/10/2020

The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve understanding of key program concepts, enhance skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities. Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

94. SLS Digital Library Users Group Juvenile

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/10/2020

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for elementary students and juvenile users that provides access digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader


• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends


• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

95. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 2/11/2020

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 5,500 digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader


• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends


• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

96. STAR Renaissance Annual User Conference - Morning Session

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/11/2020

LHRIC's Annual Renaissance Learning Conference

Simplify the work of your PLC to focus on the work worth doing; analyzing data and creating meaningful next steps. Learn how to effectively analyze Renaissance STAR data to drive powerful instructional practices with PLC teams. Discover a PLC data driven process that will change your schools' cultures by focusing on learning, collaboration and results. Walk away with artifacts to begin your journey of using Renaissance STAR assessments in PLC meetings

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Caroline Calabrese ccalabrese@lhric.org

97. Accelerated Reader: Renaissance Annual User Conference - Afternoon Session

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/11/2020

LHRIC's Annual Renaissance Learning Conference afternoon session with a special focus on Accelerated Reading

"I Hate Reading:" New ideas to foster literacy growth with every AR student. Learn new AR features to enrich your classroom environment and re-invigorate your literacy routine.
Don't miss this session providing students with developmentally appropriate reading support from early learning through high school.

Join us and learn key insights on:

• Best practices in literacy growth and inspiring reading practices

• Setting appropriate goals to build reading expertise and generating growth

• Using leveled nonfiction articles to ignite student interest

• Providing opportunities for teachers to integrate digital literacy lessons accessing new AR features

• Exciting new reports and AR features

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Caroline Calabrese ccalabrese@lhric.org

98. SLS Professional Book Club - School Library Makerspaces in Action

Program: 2019-2020 - School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 2/11/2020

The School Library System will offer courses that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 5 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

BOOK: School Library Makerspaces in Action by Heather Moorefield-Lang

Participants will read the book prior to attending and will then participate in a critical discussion and planning session to implement strategies outlined in the book.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

99. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS - February 2020

Program: 2019-2020 - Leadership

Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

Dates: 2/12/2020

These lunch-and-learn sessions are offered free throughout the year to our component district administrators. They provide the opportunity to network with other leaders. Monthly topics, informed by our partners in the field, are emailed before meetings. Administrators may bring lunch and engage in a targeted learning experience designed to provide a shared platform for navigating challenges.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

100. Google Forms

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/13/2020

Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys, and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback, and much more! Form results connect with Google Sheets, allowing you to easily manage your data to impact instruction and learning.

During this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses, and view response summaries.

Prerequisite: Prior experience using Google Drive is required.

101. Building Leadership Capacity - Ongoing Training for those who Evaluate Principals

Program: 2019-2020 - Leadership

Audience: Central Office Administrators and Independent Evaluators who are responsible for evaluating principals

Dates: 2/14/2020

While this workshop aligns to the nine training elements required for recertification as an Evaluator of Principals, the focus is on meaningful feedback that builds leadership capacity.

The course includes an optional additional in district coaching day to help participants apply the concepts to their own evaluation plan.

Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.