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1. Choose your own adventure on eTeachNY!

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 24, 2022)

What is eTeachNY? A coalition of education partners who have come together to support the implementation of teaching in remote learning environments (TRLE). BUT, it is SO much more! The eTeachNY website houses a vast amount of resources divided into six core areas: culturally responsive education, ELLS and/or MLS, families as partners, SEL, shifting to teaching online and students with disabilities. In this asynchronous workshop, YOU will choose one of these areas to explore more deeply with a focus on key learning objectives, while taking notes of key takeaways along the way. You may choose to explore one or all six for 6-36 CTLE professional development hours!

2. TCIS Level 1 Certification Online Refresher Course

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 1, 2022)

This training is intended for current TCIS trained staff needing to meet the yearly 10 hour refresher training requirement. This training is a self-paced online course consisting of 5 modules that include demonstration videos, student incident reports, and assignments for each activity. Participants will be able to choose when to complete coursework and will be provided feedback on assignments as they are completed. Those who complete all assignments before May 1st, 2022 will be re-certified at TCIS Level 1 for another year. All assignments and coursework will be completed through Buzz. The instructor will contact you with additional course information shortly after you register. If you have questions, please contact Amber Allenbrandt aallenbrandt@cayboces.org

3. Micro Credentials and Digital Badging Courses-Personalized Professional Learning-You choose!

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and teaching assistants.

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 4, 2022)

Earn up to 10 hours of CTLE hours by simply completing 15 of these badges on your own time. Choose any that you are interested in and take charge of your professional learning! 1. Register to earn your badges here. 2. Visit: badgelist.com/cayuga-onondaga-teacher-center 3. Sign up for an account using your Google credentials or create an account. (this just earned you a badge!) 4. Use join code: CO Teacher Center 5. Start with badge #1. Badges 101 and click join to begin. 6. Review and submit required evidence to earn a badge. CTLE will be awarded once the badge requirements have been assessed before June 4, 2022. Direct questions to Brenda at baull-klaben@cayboces.org *You must put in 5 zeros and the last 4 of your SS# when asked if you want a certificate at the end of the course.

4. Marketplace Training

Program: School Library System

Dates: 10/19/2021

Learn about the recent updates made to Marketplace.

5. Factcite Database

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians and teachers who would like to know how they can use the Factcite Databases with their grades 5-8 curriculum.

Dates: 10/21/2021

This training is for elementary and middle school librarians and teachers to learn how they can apply the Factcite database to their curriculum.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will discuss the four principles of the CRSE Framework and will examine each through he lens of various stakeholders. Participants will also be introduced to the Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education Framework briefs.

Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

Social justice is not a destination, it is a process-a process of eliminating barriers and providing equitable opportunities and access to resources for all students. During this session, participants will develop a mindset and acquire tools to challenge inequalities within the school system.

8. Newsbank Training

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 11/9/2021

Find out about the changes to Newsbank resources, as well as explore the new Black Life in America database. SEL and diversity will be highlighted.

9. Cultural Competence NOW! Exercises in Practice

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Teachers, Leaders

Dates: 11/17/2021 to 1/26/2022

Culturally competent educators recognize how their influence can be used to create optimal learning environments and craft better learning experiences for their students. This series will use the book, "Cultural Competence NOW" by Vernita Mayfield, to guide exercises and reflection around cultural competence and disrupting inequity. Educators will build their own cultural competence by holding meaningful conversations about race, culture, bias, privilege and power with each other through the structures outlined within the text. Whether your school is racially diverse or not, this series will help you better understand yourself and the culture of your students and families.

*Participation is NOT dependent upon owning the text as the exercises and materials will be provided. Participants will also be given access to the book online. With the limited time together, the facilitator will only provide a sampling of the exercises contained within the book. Participants may want to purchase the text in order to dig in more deeply or to guide the work with others.

10. Sora Elementary Book Talk with Sara

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 12/2/2021

Learn from Sora expert Sara about the latest and greatest ebooks available on Marketplace. Emphasis will be on books that reflect diversity, equity and inclusion. This session will be specifically for K-6.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will begin to unpack the language in the framework to better understand the multiple identities and perspectives that individuals bring to their experiences (race, disability, socioeconomic, language, gender, religion, etc.).

12. Sora Secondary Book Talk with Sara

Program: School Library System

Audience: librarians

Dates: 12/16/2021

Learn from Sora expert Sara about the latest and greatest ebooks available on Marketplace. Emphasis will be on books that reflect diversity, equity and inclusion. This session will be specifically for 7-12.

13. Collection Development Guideline Creation/Modification

Program: School Library System

Audience: librarians

Dates: 1/12/2022

Every district library should have a strong collection development guideline in place that includes selection, deselection and reconsideration. Join regional librarians to collaborate on developing or editing yours.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will establish a common understanding of the distinctions between prejudice, discrimination and racism.

15. Regression Data for ESY and How to Prepare for a CSE meeting

Program: Special Education

Dates: 2/8/2022

Documenting loss of skills after periods of absence from school. And preparing to succinctly present the PLEP and recommendations in a time sensitive CSE meeting.

16. US History Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: US History teachers

Dates: 2/9/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of US History to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

17. Council/ Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians and other Council Members

Dates: 2/10/2022

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings is a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.

18. Earth Science Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Earth Science teachers

Dates: 2/10/2022

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This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of Earth Science to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

19. New York State Teacher Center's Equity Challenge

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators and Teaching Assistants

Dates: On-Going (Ends Apr 22, 2022)

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The NYSTC Equity Challenge is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to explore resources focusing on how education is impacted when inequitable systems exist. You will explore 10 topics in total. A new topic will be shared every week for 10 weeks via email. You will then complete the corresponding badge for CTLE credit for each week. Topics include Equity, Personal Identity, Race and Equity, Bias, Privilege, Levels of Racism, Being an Ally, and more. All weeks will provide an introduction to the topic. You will read the introduction and explore any links embedded in it. All weeks will include infographics to reflect on and a corresponding badge to complete for CTLE credits. Most weeks will include a "Know the Impact on Education", "Stretching Our Thinking" and a "Reflect and Act" section. The final challenge is structured to provide you with opportunities to reflect on the entire challenge and offer you resources to explore. Upon completion of all requirements, participants will receive 10 CTLE hours. This course is completely online and done independently.

20. Preparing for Negotiations

Program: Office of Personnel Relations

Audience: Superintendents, Business Administrators

Dates: 2/15/2022

Just in time for upcoming negotiations, this workshop will review key topics, including: salary and health insurance trends, Taylor Law, duty to negotiate, and economics of collective negotiations.

Registration deadline: February 8, 2022

*Open to all school districts within the Negotiations service.*

Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will study the physiological origin of bias, discuss the differences between implicit and explicit bias and will examine various examples of microaggressions.

22. Seal of Biliteracy Consortium Meeting

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: US History teachers

Dates: 2/28/2022

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At this meeting we will plan for the project presentations. (date, timing, format, languages, etc.). Maria will also present an overview of the new World Language standards and assessment, their effects on instruction and how they support the Seal of Biliteracy work. This will bring us to a discussion about supporting the World Languages teachers moving forward.

23. Making Curriculum Matter: How to Build SEL, Equity & Other Priorities into Daily Instruction

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and administrators.

Dates: On-Going (Ends Mar 24, 2022)

At the heart of education are two fundamental questions: "What should we teach?" and "How should we teach it?" Educators striving to design and deliver the best possible learning experiences can feel overwhelmed by the possibilities. To help them make these critical decisions, Angela Di Michele Lalor identifies five key priorities of a curriculum that matters-practices, deep thinking, social and emotional learning, civic engagement, and equity. This interactive webinar provides strategies on how to incorporate each element into the curriculum as well as strategies educators can use NOW for addressing these elements in their classrooms. Emphasizing the importance of schools determining their own path forward, Lalor provides a framework for action. Along with the book, participants will also receive the Making Curriculum Matter Toolkit. It provides guiding questions and activities educators can use to unpack their vision and mission, review their current curriculum and instructional practices, and create an action plan for developing their version of the Curriculum that Matters Framework. With insightful observations, research-based background information, and real-world examples from a variety of schools and districts, Making Curriculum Matter presents educators with a path for reaching their most important overall goal: to provide comprehensive, meaningful learning to all students. Meeting Dates & Times (via Zoom): Webinar 1: Thurs., March 3, 2022 4:30-5:30 PM ET Webinar 2: Thurs., March 10, 2022 4:30-5:30 PM ET Webinar 3: Thurs., March 24, 2022 4:30-5:30 PM ET Cost is completely covered by the Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center. 25 seats available.

24. Chemistry Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Chemistry teachers

Dates: 3/3/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of Chemistry to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

25. 6-8 Science Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Middle Level science teachers

Dates: 3/8/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of Science in grades 6-8 to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

26. Exit Summaries (Post Secondary / NYSAA)

Program: Special Education

Dates: 3/8/2022

Creating a comprehensive, user friendly document that describes the student's skills and abilities as well as recommendations to support achievement of their post secondary goals.

27. TCIS: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (Level One)

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 3/9/2022 to 3/11/2022

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCIS) is a student crisis management system designed to prevent crises from occurring as well as training staff to de-escalate potential crises, effectively manage acute crises, learn constructive ways to handle stressful situations, and develop a learning circle within the organization. Participants will be trained over the course of three days in active listening, behavior support techniques, emotional first aid, crisis co-regulation, the life space interview, and the stress model of crisis. This training is available for teachers, assistants, paraprofessionals, support staff, administrators, and additional school personnel.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

Use these 9 tips as your go-to reference guide to frame difficult conversations about race and ethnicity in a way that is safe and affirming for students. Participants will go through the 9 tips and discover their application to such conversations.

29. MTSS - ELA, Math and SEL Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: All educators

Dates: 3/15/2022

This interactive work day is designed for teachers who provide Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 3 interventions for ELA, Math or SEL. Educators will come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit. The outcomes for this meeting are as follows:


• Build clarity around fluency and priority standards in order to focus interventions


• Discuss the academic and social impact of interrupted learning


• Consider the benefits and application of technology to support instruction and intervention


• Share favorite lessons and resources

30. Physics Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Physics teachers

Dates: 3/16/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of HS Physics to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

31. Jennifer Lagarde

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 3/22/2022

Jennifer will have a morning session focused on -The Educator's Guide to Surviving and Thriving During an 'Infodemic." -Developing Digital Detectives: The Inextricable Link Between Social-Emotional Learning and Information Literacy The afternoon session will be Proactive Approach to Book Challenges: Defending the Rights of Readers Before, During, and After a Book Challenge.

32. Living Environment Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Living environment teachers

Dates: 3/23/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of Living Environment to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.
DASA: New York State's Dignity for All Student's Act (Dignity Act) seeks to provide NYS public elementary and secondary school students with a safe, supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a NYSED approved provider of the Dignity Act certification training.

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts: Part 1 is a 3-hour online training with accompanying assignments. Part 2 is a 3-hour in-person training. During the Covid-19 Pandemic, this will take place via Zoom. The Part 1 online training must be completed within five business days prior to admission to the Part 2 in-person Zoom training. You will be emailed additional information upon registration.
****You will be sent an invoice for $100.00 upon registration. Payment must be received by March 1st. Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****
Part 1 opens January 17th, 2021 and must be completed before March 18th, 2022. Part 2 will take place on March 23rd via Zoom from 4:00-7:00 pm.
Please contact Amber Wildenstein with any questions at awildenstein@cayboces.org

34. Global History Collaborative Community

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Global History teachers

Dates: 3/24/2022

This interactive work day is designed specifically for teachers of Global History to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the Professional Development Unit.

35. Kathleen Odean

Program: School Library System

Dates: 4/5/2022

The Best Young Adult Books- Join the admired Kathleen Odean for three virtual sessions, including YA Fiction, Middle School Fiction, and Grades 6-12 Nonfiction. Kathleen is a renowned presenter, focusing on helping young people connect with enriching books. She has served on both the Newbery and Caldecott Committees.

36. Round Table: Transition Portfolios and CDOS Online

Program: Special Education

Dates: 4/19/2022

Deciding what to keep and where to keep it as evidence of transition planning and attainment of the credentials.

37. Council/Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians and other Council meetings

Dates: 4/20/2022

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings is a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

Based on the skills learned in the March 14th session, participants will review and practice brave conversations around power and privilege using the tips.