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1. BY INVITATION ONLY: WFL PPS Meetings

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 9/13/2021 to 6/13/2022

This registration is for WFL PPS Meeting participants ONLY and is not open to outside participants.

2. BY INVITATION ONLY: GV PPS Meetings

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 9/24/2021 to 6/16/2022

This registration is for GV PPS Meeting participants ONLY and is not open to outside participants.

3. CSE Chairperson Training

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/18/2022 to 6/13/2022

This training was developed by the NYS Education Department Office of Special Education to provide district staff acting in the chairperson role with a best practice approach to the CPSE/CSE process. This training will include the following modules: Regulatory Foundations, Referral, Evaluation, Eligibility, Recommendation/IEP Development, IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, Effective Meetings and the CPSE Process. Day 1 will be in person at 15 Linden Park and Days 2-4 will be a hybrid (either in person or Zoom). Any questions and comments can be directed to Alissa Mayer, alissa_mayer@boces.monroe.edu, 585-383-6677

4. Discipline Procedures for Students with Disabilities and Alternatives to Suspension Series

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: A team of Administrators, General and Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Counselors and Social Workers

Dates: 6/28/2022 to 7/26/2022

This three day training series is designed for district/building level teams to better understand that exclusionary practices have significant short and long-term negative effects on academic, social-emotional, health and wellness, and family outcomes of students. This series will also explore alternative approaches to discipline that lead to improved student outcomes. Day one of this series will allow participants to gain a better understanding of the procedures related to discipline for students with disabilities as per the Part 201 of the Commissioner's Regulations. Days two and three will be focused on effective strategies for responding to student behavior and appropriate alternatives to suspension, which have significantly fewer negative impacts on student or family outcomes. Participants must attend all three days. There are a number of resources that should be shared both in paper version and digitally, so participants should bring their laptops or tablets to access the materials.

5. Transition in the IEP (4-Part Series)

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 6/28/2022 to 6/29/2022

This training has been designed to help participants understand transition services and the practice of implementation as delineated in New York State (NYS) Education Law and Regulations. Participants will capture and implement these practices into a clearly articulated process. Upon completion of this training, participants will develop practices that support appropriately developed individualized education programs (IEPs). Participants will also increase the successful transition of youth with disabilities in NYS.

6. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for Administrators

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 6/30/2022

This training is intended to further develop administrators' knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address learning barriers. Administrators will be able to define SDI, recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education, identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting, and gain necessary skills for supervision of implementation of SDI.

7. Overview of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/6/2022

Participants will develop introductory knowledge of specially designed instruction (SDI) and will be able to identify ethical & legal reasons for the use of SDI; define SDI & its purpose; understand the relationships between SDI & other instructional strategies; describe SDI & its core elements; differentiate between accommodations & modifications; and discuss appropriate SDI based upon student needs & characteristics. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view 4 brief video modules (no longer than 15 minutes in length for each) prior, and then attend an in-person follow-up session on July 6th to collaborate and ask questions about the content. Participants will receive the video modules approximately one week prior to the in-person session, but must attend the in-person session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training.

8. Best Practices in Progress Monitoring: Effective Assessment for Improving Individual Student Outcomes

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members)

Dates: 7/12/2022

The Best Practices in Progress Monitoring: Effective Assessment for Improving Individual Student Outcomes is designed to for PreK-12 educators. During this asynchronous (modules reviewed on your own through Padlet with trainer follow up) training, participants will gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of Progress Monitoring. Participants will define progress monitoring, learn how to implement, and track progress of students. This is an overview course. Note: This training requires participants to independently view and interact with 10 online modules and participate in a live 1 hour Zoom follow-up session to collaborate about the content. Participants must attend the live follow-up session to receive CTLE credit for the training.

9. The Fundamentals of Explicit Direct Instruction

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/14/2022

The Fundamentals of Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) package is designed for PreK-12 educators. During this asynchronous training, participants will gain a better understanding of what explicit direct instruction is and it's essential components and elements within lesson. Teachers will learn instructional strategies and practice developing an Explicit Direct Instruction lesson plan. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view 8 online modules, and then participate in a live 2 hour Zoom follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions about the content. Participants must attend the live follow-up session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training. Links for the modules and zoom meeting will be sent out two weeks prior to the hangout session.

10. Transition Assessments to Inform the Development of the IEP

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/19/2022

This training was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. The goals of this training are to ensure participants can define transition assessment; identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the area of education/training, employment and independent living; and utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP.

11. Classroom Management Practices

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: general and special education teachers, teaching assistants, paraprofessionals, building administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, school social workers, and other related services providers

Dates: 7/19/2022

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This multiple module training package is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like foundational information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, and 8) multiple opportunities to respond. This training is designed for asynchronous participation followed by live participation in a follow-up Q&A session. Registration must occur by June 10th to receive the asynchronous materials prior to the July 19th live session.

12. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/27/2022

The purpose of this training is to provide participants with an overview of what the Science of Reading has determined to be the foundational skills needed to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact it has on reading proficiency. This training will be delivered online via ZOOM. Links for the Zoom meeting will be sent out to participants ahead of the meeting date.

13. Special Education Mediation for PPS Participants and CSE/CPSE Chairs

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/27/2022

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This training provides information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Special Education Mediation to encourage the use of this voluntary process statewide. Participants will become more familiar and increase capacity with and around Special Education Mediation to encourage Educational Organizations and parents to use mediation to resolve complaints regarding the education and experience of a student with a disability. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view a recording prior, and then attend an in-person follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions about the content. Participants will receive the video module approximately one week prior to the in-person session, but must attend the in-person session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training.

14. CSE Chairperson Training

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/2/2022 to 8/19/2022

This training was developed by the NYS Education Department Office of Special Education to provide district staff acting in the chairperson role with a best practice approach to the CPSE/CSE process. This training will include the following modules: Regulatory Foundations, Referral, Evaluation, Eligibility, Recommendation/IEP Development, IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, Effective Meetings and the CPSE Process. This will be an in person training for all 4 dates. Any questions and comments can be directed to Alissa Mayer, alissa_mayer@boces.monroe.edu, 585-383-6677

15. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for Administrators

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/8/2022

This training is intended to further develop administrators' knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address learning barriers. Administrators will be able to define SDI, recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education, identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting, and gain necessary skills for supervision of implementation of SDI.

16. Function Based Thinking

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Administrators, General and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Paraprofessionals, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 8/9/2022

Participants will learn how to utilize the function based thinking process to better understand and support low level behavior in the classroom. Specifically, participants will learn each of the components of the Behavior Pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior to promote desired behavior and implement effective strategies.

17. The Fundamentals of Explicit Direct Instruction

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/9/2022

The Fundamentals of Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) package is designed for PreK-12 educators. During this hybrid training (asynchronous & in person), participants will gain a better understanding of what explicit direct instruction is and it's essential components and elements within lesson. Teachers will learn instructional strategies and practice developing an Explicit Direct Instruction lesson plan. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view 8 online modules, and then participate in a live 2 hour in-person follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions about the content. Participants must attend the live follow-up session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training. Links for the modules will be sent out two weeks prior to the hangout session.

18. Work-Based Learning: 4-Part Series

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/10/2022 to 8/11/2022

Many educational organizations (EOs) are seeking to implement or improve Work Based Learning (WBL) programs and experiences to meet the requirements of the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and improve post-school outcomes. This series will assist Educational Organizations (EOs) in developing quality; compliant WBL programs to meet the needs of their students. Parts I and II are prerequisite trainings and should be attended in sequence.

19. Best Practices in Progress Monitoring: Effective Assessment for Improving Individual Student Outcomes

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members)

Dates: 8/11/2022

The Best Practices in Progress Monitoring: Effective Assessment for Improving Individual Student Outcomes is designed to for PreK-12 educators. During this asynchronous (modules reviewed on your own through Padlet with trainer follow up) training, participants will gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of Progress Monitoring. Participants will define progress monitoring, learn how to implement, and track progress of students. This is an overview course. Note: This training requires participants to independently view and interact with 10 online modules and participate in a live 1 hour Zoom follow-up session to collaborate about the content. Participants must attend the live follow-up session to receive CTLE credit for the training.

20. Classroom Management Practices

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: general and special education teachers, teaching assistants, paraprofessionals, building administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, school social workers, and other related services providers

Dates: 8/16/2022

New
This multiple module training package is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like foundational information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, and 8) multiple opportunities to respond. This training is designed for asynchronous participation followed by live participation in a follow-up Q&A session. Registration must occur by July 8th to receive the asynchronous materials prior to the August 16th live session.

21. Special Education Mediation for PPS Participants and CSE/CPSE Chairs

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/17/2022

New
This training provides information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Special Education Mediation to encourage the use of this voluntary process statewide. Participants will become more familiar and increase capacity with and around Special Education Mediation to encourage Educational Organizations and parents to use mediation to resolve complaints regarding the education and experience of a student with a disability. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view a recording prior, and then attend an in-person follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions about the content. Participants will receive the video module approximately one week prior to the in-person session, but must attend the in-person session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training.

22. NYS Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/23/2022

The goals of this professional development are to ensure that participants understand the Multiple Pathways to Graduation as delineated in New York State laws and regulations. Safety Net options available to support graduation for students with disabilities will also be explored in addition to the requirements for the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential and the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential. Discussion of the importance and impact of supporting the self-determination of students to aid in the identification of Pathway options and throughout the transition planning process will also occur.

23. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/30/2022

The purpose of this training is to provide participants with an overview of what the Science of Reading has determined to be the foundational skills needed to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact it has on reading proficiency. This training will be delivered online via ZOOM. Links for the Zoom meeting will be sent out to participants ahead of the meeting date.