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1. Secondary Virtual Collaborative

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Audience: 7-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/21/2020

7-12 teachers from across the region will come together to engage in a facilitated conversation around teaching and learning in a secondary classroom. This one-hour Zoom meeting will allow time for both whole and small group discussions based on individual teaching assignments or content areas. This is a great opportunity to discuss your craft, share and borrow ideas, and network with colleagues. Depending on interest, this group will meet monthly to provide ongoing support throughout the 2020-2021 school year. 4-5 PM Participants will earn one hour of CTLE for each session they participate in.

2. Special Area Teachers Virtual Collaborative

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Audience: Art, Music and PE Teachers

Dates: 9/23/2020

Art, Music, and PE teachers from across the region will come together to engage in a facilitated conversation around teaching and learning in the special areas. This one-hour Zoom meeting will allow time for both whole and small group discussions based on individual teaching assignments. This is a great opportunity to discuss your craft, share and borrow ideas, and network with colleagues. Depending on interest, this group will meet monthly to provide ongoing support throughout the 2020-2021 school year. 4-5 PM Participants will earn one hour of CTLE for each session they participate in.

3. Elementary Virtual Collaborative

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Audience: PK-6 Teachers

Dates: 10/7/2020

PK-6 teachers from across the region will come together to engage in a facilitated conversation around teaching and learning in an elementary classroom. This one-hour Zoom meeting will allow time for both whole and small group discussions based on individual teaching assignments. This is a great opportunity to discuss your craft, share and borrow ideas, and network with colleagues. Depending on interest, this group will meet monthly to provide ongoing support throughout the 2020-2021 school year. 4-5 PM Participants will earn one hour of CTLE for each session they participate in.

4. Student Support Services Collaborative

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Audience: Social Workers, school counselors, mental health providers, nurses, teaching assistants

Dates: 10/28/2020

Social workers, psychologists, school counselors, mental health providers, nurses, TAs, and others will come together from across the region to engage in a facilitated conversation around the strategies, tools, and techniques they are using to support students' needs. This is a great opportunity to discuss your role, share and borrow ideas, and network with colleagues. Depending on interest, this group will meet monthly to provide ongoing support throughout the 2020-2021 school year. 4-5 PM

5. School Library Systems Council/ CC Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Cayuga Onondaga BOCES School Librarians

Dates: 1/19/2021

School Librarians will come together for both the second Council meeting of the year, as well as communication coordinators time and training from Gale. Council focus will be looking at the new 5 year plan, CC focus will be the training from Gale and sharing of best practices.

6. Blended Learning Structures

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2021)

The work during this session will focus on the different delivery models of remote instruction and the tools that support them. Participants will be pushed to increase their capacity for online instruction when planning for lessons and lesson delivery. A link will be emailed to participants so they may complete their asynchronous learning through activities in Nearpod.

7. Checking for Understanding Online

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2021)

Online learning requires us to purposefully plan for assessment of all students. In this session teachers will learn how to incorporate multiple methods of assessment, aligned to learning objectives, in order to check understanding of student learning. A link will be emailed to participants so they may complete their asynchronous learning through activities in Nearpod.

8. Delivering and Gathering Effective Feedback in an Online Learning Environment

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2021)

Actionable, specific, and timely feedback is key for growth. This session will focus on how to deliver effective feedback in an online environment to students. Participants will also explore ways to gather feedback to inform instruction. A link will be emailed to participants so they may complete their asynchronous learning through activities in Nearpod.

9. Developing a Safe and Supportive Online Learning Environment

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2021)

Developing and maintaining a supportive classroom community can be challenging in a virtual environment. The focus of this asynchronous workshop will be on discovering ways to support social emotional learning (SEL) in online classroom environments. Learn how to create a respectful, affirming community, for children and adults, that honors individual needs. A link will be emailed to participants so they may complete their asynchronous learning through activities in Nearpod.

10. Facilitating Active Participation and Engagement in an Online Learning Environment

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2021)

Increasing student engagement in an online learning environment can be challenging. In this session, innovative practices and facilitator tips will be discussed and demonstrated to help increase student collaboration and participation. A link will be emailed to participants so they may complete their asynchronous learning through activities in Nearpod.

11. Dare to Lead Book Study

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 28, 2021)

Digging into Dare to Lead together gives teams and organizations a shared language and understanding of what courage looks like within their organization, what gets in the way, and how to build specific courage skills. Join this interactive, online book study to discover how to thrive and move forward in any situation!

12. Proquest Usage Stats Explained

Program: School Library System

Audience: Cayuga Onondaga Librarians

Dates: 6/18/2021

NewStarting Today
Join Doug from Proquest in getting a better understanding of how to read your usage stats reports.

13. The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Summer Session

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES component districts only

Dates: 7/6/2021 to 7/9/2021

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The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Summer Session
Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching and discipline that's deeply rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) and focused on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.



Learn to create safe and joyful learning communities where every student can thrive-while helping your students develop strong social, emotional, and academic skills. In four engaging and interactive days, you'll develop a clear understanding of how to mindfully and holistically apply the Responsive Classroom approach to your unique setting through:



* Considering the developmental characteristics of students
* Classroom Organization
* Morning Meeting and closing circle
* Interactive Modeling, role-play, and Guided Discovery
* Hopes and dreams with students as a foundation for establishing rules
* Integrating energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day
* Providing students with autonomy in their learning with Academic Choice lessons



OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom® courses. Responsive Classroom® is a registered trademark of Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., Turners Falls, Massachusetts. All rights, except those granted by license, are reserved to their owner.

14. Principles of Extraordinary Math

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: K-12 Math Teachers

Dates: On-Going (Ends Sep 1, 2021)

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This course is for K-12 math teachers. Explore the new research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students' experiences with math. Based on the work of Jo Boaler, Carol Dweck, Ron Ritchhart, Cathy Humphries among others, this course was created to give you practical strategies you can implement to make a difference in your classroom tomorrow. Completely online and asynchronous.

15. Collaborative eBook Study of 9 Big Questions

Program: School Library System

Audience: Regional leaders

Dates: 7/8/2021

We're at an inflection point in education, and to clarify the best path forward for our school communities we must ask some fundamental questions about our work with children. Join us for an overview of the 9 BIG Questions that can drive our conversations about the future. The author Will Richardson will join us to kick things off! Then we will look at the first Chapter

16. A visit to the Cayuga Onondaga Teacher Center

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Dates: 7/13/2021

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Come see what the CO Teacher Center has to offer our consortium teachers. Learn about the items that can be borrowed, collaborate with other educators, eat some snacks and maybe win a great gift!
Come to see what the buzz is all about! Participants will explore the many uses of the Cricut Explore Air, Maker, Joy and Mug press for their classroom. This is an overview session to get you jazzed up to take the Cricut Basics, Intermediate and Advanced courses this summer and then be able to create amazing items for your classroom! This is a face-to-face meeting so space is extremely limited. CDC guidelines will be adhered to. Feel free to bring your lunch.

18. Learn to use a Cricut machine to create classroom materials.

Program: Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Audience: PreK-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/14/2021

Come in to learn about the Cricut machine and how to make your classroom pop! Create bulletin boards, sensory paths, interactive word walls, and organize/personalize items. Space will be limited so sign up fast!

19. Collaborative eBook Study 9 Big Questions Book

Program: School Library System

Audience: Regional leaders

Dates: 7/15/2021

We're at an inflection point in education, and to clarify the best path forward for our school communities we must ask some fundamental questions about our work with children. Join us for an overview of the 9 BIG Questions that can drive our conversations about the future. This week will focus on Chapters 2, 3 and 4.

20. Shifting to Teaching Online: Deep Dive into Engagement

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 7/20/2021

This session will take a deep dive into previously shared materials in Curriculum, Instructions, and Assessment to address student engagement. Specifically, this session will deepen an understanding of different types of engagement and strategies. The session will: Create understanding and all participants will reflect on the different dimensions of engagement. Participants will also learn engagement strategies to use in synchronous, semi-synchronous, and asynchronous instructional models.

21. Shifting to Teaching Online: Deep Dive into Engagement

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 7/20/2021

This session will take a deep dive into previously shared materials in Curriculum, Instructions, and Assessment to address student engagement. Specifically, this session will deepen an understanding of different types of engagement and strategies. The session will: Create understanding and all participants will reflect on the different dimensions of engagement. Participants will also learn engagement strategies to use in synchronous, semi-synchronous, and asynchronous instructional models.

22. Collaborative eBook Study of 9 Big Questions

Program: School Library System

Audience: Regional Leaders

Dates: 7/22/2021

We're at an inflection point in education, and to clarify the best path forward for our school communities we must ask some fundamental questions about our work with children. Join us for an overview of the 9 BIG Questions that can drive our conversations about the future. We will be discussing Chapter 5, 6, and 7.

23. Collaborative eBook Study of 9 Big Questions

Program: School Library System

Audience: Regional leaders

Dates: 7/29/2021

We're at an inflection point in education, and to clarify the best path forward for our school communities we must ask some fundamental questions about our work with children. Join us for an overview of the 9 BIG Questions that can drive our conversations about the future. This week will cover Chapters 8, 9 and a reflection on the process.

24. Project Look Sharp- Media Literacy Leadership Training for C-O Librarians- Day 1

Program: School Library System

Audience: Cayuga Onondaga Librarians

Dates: 8/2/2021

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This intensive 3-Day training with Project Look Sharp's Chris Sperry will prepare C-O librarians to be the media literacy leaders in your schools or districts. We will cover components of media literacy not addressed in the May workshop including media production, models for leadership and advocacy, and other training needs identified by the group. Each librarian will develop an individualized plan for supporting/leading media literacy integration in their school and/or district including needed resources and materials. We will plan for periodic group meetings throughout the year and ongoing coaching by Chris to support your plans.

25. P2 Virtual Summer Showcase

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 5, 2021)

Why reinvent the wheel? Come and see what other schools are doing to help you have energized and successful implementation in the 21-22 school year and beyond! The showcase will highlight the outstanding practices in our P2 Partner Schools, help you to develop a collaborative network of P2 Schools, promote learning from one another, and create implementation success! This virtual showcase will take place every day, August 3-5, 2021 from approximately 10:30AM-4:30PM ET daily. Sessions will fall within these times. Additional information will be sent to registrants via email prior to the event. All NYS school districts may register through this link. School districts that are in the SLL BOCES should register through their own BOCES. The cost to attend all sessions, all three days, is $150.00. Questions? Please contact Maureen Mulderig, NYS Leader of the Positivity Project. maureen.mulderig@posproject.org

26. Project Look Sharp-Media Literacy Leadership Training for C-O Librarians- Day 2

Program: School Library System

Audience: Cayuga Onondaga Librarians

Dates: 8/3/2021

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This intensive 3-Day training with Project Look Sharp's Chris Sperry will prepare C-O librarians to be the media literacy leaders in your schools or districts. We will cover components of media literacy not addressed in the May workshop including media production, models for leadership and advocacy, and other training needs identified by the group. Each librarian will develop an individualized plan for supporting/leading media literacy integration in their school and/or district including needed resources and materials. We will plan for periodic group meetings throughout the year and ongoing coaching by Chris to support your plans.

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 August 2nd. Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****


Part 1 opens July 1st, 2021 and must be completed before Augus2nd, 2021. Part 2 will take place on August 4th, 2021 via Zoom. Participants will have the option to attend the AM (8:30-11:30) or PM (12:30-3:30) session.
Please contact Amber Allenbrandt with any questions at aallenbrandt@cayboces.org




28. Project Look Sharp- Media Litearcy Leadership Training for C-O Librarians- Day 3

Program: School Library System

Audience: C-O Librarians

Dates: 8/4/2021

New
This intensive 3-Day training with Project Look Sharp's Chris Sperry will prepare C-O librarians to be the media literacy leaders in your schools or districts. We will cover components of media literacy not addressed in the May workshop including media production, models for leadership and advocacy, and other training needs identified by the group. Each librarian will develop an individualized plan for supporting/leading media literacy integration in their school and/or district including needed resources and materials. We will plan for periodic group meetings throughout the year and ongoing coaching by Chris to support your plans.

29. Briggs and Stratton Beginner's CTE Instructor Field School

Program: Career and Technical Education

Audience: Training professionals that are in need of a thorough refresher or have little knowledge of basic small engines and 4-cycle theory. Instructors who have never taught a small engines course before. Teachers who are looking for an organized curriculum and instructions on how to best apply it in class.

Dates: 8/17/2021 to 8/19/2021

If you are an instructor who is relatively new to teaching small engine technology, then this is where you'll want to start! This 3-day course should arm you with enough knowledge and confidence to conduct your own basic small engine class. This program is a curriculum that follows lesson plans designed for high schools and middle schools. We teach the curriculum to you so you get the benefit of our technique along with on-going discussion as to what we aim to accomplish with each topic. You will perform a complete teardown and reassembly of a horizontal shaft Overhead Valve (OHV) engine. The engine is a springboard to all the different systems that are required for a gas engine to operate. In addition, you will receive an assortment of training materials from PowerPoint presentations, teardown scripts and more, so that you will be able to teach the same concepts and procedures in your own classroom. What Will You Receive? - Small Engine Curriculum - digital format USB - OHV Engine Instructors Reference - digital format USB - Engines donated by Briggs & Stratton (quantity and Model will vary based on availability from factory) - Engines are delivered to training site for pickup at conclusion of the school. Attendees are responsible for the pickup and transportation of the engines to their home schools. - Lunch and Refreshments each day Covered Topics: - The use of learning materials to deliver a full small engine course - How to access useful information via Briggs & Stratton's websites (If you have a laptop computer with wireless Internet capabilities, be sure to bring it with you!) - Four-cycle theory is thoroughly explored through the use of multimedia - Hands-on tear down of a 13 cubic inch OHV engine - Explanations of engine systems from A to Z including Carburetors, Governors, Fuel & Oil, Compression and Ignition School Fee: $500.00 per Instructor - payable to Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES. Travel and Lodging not included.