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1. September Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/14/2021

CTLE
Topics: Troubleshooting Claim Form Issues and Revisions and Edits (Replaces Fall Workshop)

2. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/22/2021

CTLE
Topics: Review October SBO Calendar

3. September BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/24/2021

CTLE
Topics: Unaidable & Unapproved BOCES Services, Annual 602 Report and Uniform Cost Report

4. Supplemental Schedules 10-16

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/5/2021

CTLE
Topics: Rate Setting - Maximizing State Aid for ยง4408 Programs through Supplemental Schedules 10-16

5. October Joint Coffee and BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/13/2021

CTLE
Topics: Joint Session - Review of BOCES and Transportation Aid and How to Maximize Each
Dr. Hunter will support participants to expand their capacities as practitioners and classroom leaders by exploring the approaches, strategies, techniques, and implementation of Culturally Relevant Education (CRE), other asset-based instructional and curricular frameworks, and their real-life application in the classroom environment. This learning series is informed by the most current and reputable evidence-based research on asset-based instructional and curricular practices; aligned with NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework and NYS Board of Regents Policy on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and adhered to the guidelines of professional organizations that govern pertinent content areas and relatable instructional practices.

7. Joint Business Office and CSE Office Training

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/15/2021

CTLE
Topics: Making the Connections between Student Programming and Excess Cost Aid

8. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/20/2021

CTLE
Topics: Review November SBO Calendar

9. Educator Series: Three-part series on Instruction and Assessment Practices for Multilingual Learners

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 10/21/2021 to 6/9/2022

Part 1: Culturally Relevant Response to Intervention (MTSS): Distinguishing Between Language Difference and Learning Disabilities
Part 2: Teaching and Assessing for Bi-Literacy: Identifying Cross-Linguistic Transfer Patterns from Spanish to English
Part 3: Writing Culturally Responsive IEPs and Progress Monitoring

10. ESSA Reporting

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/27/2021

CTLE
Topics: Review ESSA Template

11. November Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 11/10/2021

CTLE
Topics: Review of Building Aid and Overview of the School Budget Process

12. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 11/17/2021

CTLE
Topics: SBO Calendar for December 2021, Kathy's Corner, Financial Surveys Due 21-22, Corrective Action Plans Tips and Mid-Year Review

13. Bilingual Parent Series: Three-part, facilitated virtual event in English and Spanish

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Parents of ELLs

Dates: 11/18/2021 to 6/16/2022

Part 1: Parental Engagement During Remote/Distant Schooling Part 2: Rights and Responsibilities of Parents During the Special Education Process (Intersection of Immigration and Disability Part 3: Advocacy Resources for Parents

14. November BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 11/19/2021

CTLE
Topics: Developing a BOCES Administrative Budget

15. Collection Development Workshop

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/2/2021

This hour-long workshop is geared toward newer librarians, any librarian needing support in collection development, and experienced librarians who have tips and resources to share. Topics will include collection analyses, materials selection, collection maintenance, deselection (aka: weeding), and others.

16. December BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/7/2021

CTLE
Topics: BOCES Output Reports, Typing Out Service Requests, Updating Aid Ratios, and Revising Aid Claims

17. Learn about Sora Classroom Features with your School Library System!

Program: School Library System

Audience: All educators

Dates: 12/7/2021

Closed
All educators welcome!
Learn easy-to-implement tips and tricks to integrate Sora into classroom curriculum. In this session:
Expand vocabulary to increase comprehension
Highlight examples, main ideas, supporting details, etc
Increase text interaction
Facilitate organization and resourcefulness
Boost metacognition
MORE!
We will also have time for a Q&A session. We hope you can join us.
A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants via MLP the day before the webinar.

18. December Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/8/2021

CTLE
Topics: State Aid Output Reports and Claiming State Aid for Special Education Services

19. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/15/2021

CTLE
Topics: SBO Calendar for January 2022, Kathy's Corner, Updates for Tax Cap Calculation, Tips on Reviewing Monthly Financial Reports, and Suggestions on How to Budget for State Aid and Salaries

20. January STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 1/5/2022

CTLE
Topics: Homeless Youth

21. January Comm Coordinator Mtg AM SESSION

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 1/12/2022

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome.

22. January Joint Session: Coffee and BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 1/12/2022

CTLE
Topics: Tax Cap Calculation and State Aid Reconciliation

23. January Comm Coordinator Mtg PM Session

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 1/12/2022

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome.

24. Graduation Pathways

Program: School Improvement

Audience: CIA Council; School Counselors; CSE Chairs; 7-12 Principals

Dates: 1/14/2022

Please join Questar III BOCES and NYSED's Melissa Montague on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 9:00-10:00 AM for a virtual presentation and discussion on Graduation Pathways. The following topics, along with questions from participants, will be covered during this meeting: Credit Requirements, Diploma Types (Assessment Requirements), Multiple (+1) Pathways, Exemptions due to COVID-19, Appeals, Safety Nets, Superintendent Determination, Endorsements and Seals, Transfer Students, Exiting Credentials, Resources

25. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 1/19/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

26. 5-hour online course: Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners (MLs) with Support Ed

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 1/21/2022

In this four-week, five-hour course, participants will meet the following four objectives.
Participants will:
- Define culture and culturally responsive teaching.
- Discuss five guiding principles for culturally responsive teaching for MLLs.
- Explore and apply instructional strategies and tools for creating a culturally responsive school climate for MLLs.
- Apply strategies to build collaborative relationships with MLL students and their families to foster MLL family engagement.

This training will run from January 21, 2022 until April 15, 2022.

Participants who register by January 7, 2022, will receive a copy of the book.

Please be advised that if you accept a book and are unable to complete the book study then you will not be eligible to receive future texts for the remainder of the year. Thank you for understanding.

This book study is open to any educator in the Capital District RBERN Region.

27. Using your library statistics to tell a story - Asynchronous

Program: School Library System

Audience: Questar III School Librarians

Dates: 1/24/2022

Effective gathering and use of data continues to be a meaningful way to illustrate the value of full-time school librarians and library programming to administrators. Accurate database statistic analysis is an important piece of the puzzle.

In this asynchronous session you will learn:
*Why library stats are important
*How to find your database stats
*Tips for using your statistics to their fullest potential

The instructions for how to complete the asynchronous PD will be emailed to registrants on January 24, 2022. All work will be due by March 3, 2022.

28. January 2022 Secondary Principals Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Elementary Principals & Assistant Principals in the Questar III BOCES region

Dates: 1/27/2022

NewStarting Today
Monthly meeting of MS / HS principals in the Questar III BOCES region. This session will include a presentation, Critical Conversations in Preparing School Leaders for Regaining Traction in Spring 2022, from SUNY at Albany's Dr. Kristen Wilcox.

29. Preparing for the U.S. History and Government (Framework) Regents Examination - Follow Up Session

Program: School Improvement

Audience: U.S. History and Government teachers, Social Studies teachers, Social Studies administrators, Building Leaders, District Leaders

Dates: 1/27/2022

Starting Today
The U.S. History and Government (Framework) Regents Examination will be administered on June 1, 2022. To support teachers and administrators as they prepare, Questar III and Capital Region BOCES invite U.S. History and Government teachers, Social Studies teachers, Social Studies administrators, Building Leaders, District Leaders, and others to a FREE virtual event on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Dr. Hunter will support participants to expand their capacities as practitioners and classroom leaders by exploring the approaches, strategies, techniques, and implementation of Culturally Relevant Education (CRE), other asset-based instructional and curricular frameworks, and their real-life application in the classroom environment. This learning series is informed by the most current and reputable evidence-based research on asset-based instructional and curricular practices; aligned with NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework and NYS Board of Regents Policy on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and adhered to the guidelines of professional organizations that govern pertinent content areas and relatable instructional practices.

31. Teacher Lead Evaluator Training - Initial

Program: School Improvement

Audience: School Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 1/28/2022

Starting Soon
This webinar will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on: inter-rater reliability, impact on your role as an administrator, and how the APPR process can be used to strengthen your school's goals. We will practice scoring an example using video clips and your district rubric. Participants will hone their evaluation skills and fulfill the re-certification requirements and use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

32. Teacher Lead Evaluator Training - Recertification

Program: School Improvement

Audience: School Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 1/28/2022

Starting Soon
This webinar will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on: inter-rater reliability, impact on your role as an administrator, and how the APPR process can be used to strengthen your school's goals. We will practice scoring an example using video clips and your district rubric. Participants will hone their evaluation skills and fulfill the re-certification requirements and use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

33. Zone III New CTE Teacher Orientation (Session #5)

Program: TechValley High School

Audience: New CTE teachers in Zone III

Dates: 1/28/2022

Starting Soon
This New Teacher Orientation is based on the Teaching to Lead(T2L) teacher preparation program which helps new career and technical education teachers become great teachers. T2L offers research-based professional development and coaching services that build new and early-career CTE teachers' capacity to plan instruction, engage students, manage classrooms, create standards driven assessments and gain confidence in their craft.

34. PBL and EL's (9-12) Series

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 2/1/2022 to 3/1/2022

Starting Soon
Over this 3 part series participants will learn What project based learning is, what are the essential components, how to start, analyze and dissect a current project, and then be given the tools to create their own project for their classroom.

35. Grant Writing Tips for School Librarians

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 2/3/2022

New
Attend this hour long session for tips on applying for school library grants. This will include what information is needed, how to plan projects, and where to find funding opportunities.

36. Engaging in the CRTs: Culturally Responsive Teaching and Critical Race Theory with Tangible Development: Two Part Series

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 2/8/2022 to 3/8/2022

โ— Develop awareness of the origins of critical race theory, culturally relevant teaching, and the societal connections between the theoretical frameworks
โ— Explore one's own experiences, attitudes, assumptions, values, and beliefs around race, language, culture, gender, and class and the impact on teaching and learning approaches
โ— Learn and share strategies for incorporating CRT and culturally responsive teaching
practices into classroom and school settings to engage historically marginalized students, in particular English language learners

37. February Coffee Talk (Winter Workshop)

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/9/2022

CTLE
Topics: Governor's Budget Analysis and Understanding Projections

38. Pathways to Administration

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 2/10/2022 to 5/26/2022

This four-part series is intended for anyone who may want more information about pursuing school administration, those already in the process of pursuing educational leadership roles, and anyone who is newly certified. Register one time for this series and participants will be included in all four sessions, which run from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Each 90-minute session will be facilitated by Questar III BOCES Leadership Coaches and will include special guests and administrators from the region. These sessions are offered free of cost to Questar III BOCES component districts. The title of the first session (February 10th) is: So You're Considering Administration... The second session (March 10th) will cover: Finding your Ideal Administrative Job... Session three (April 28th) will focus on: Navigating the Administrative Role... And the final session (May 26th) will tackle: Becoming a Master Administrator... All four sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the area, explore possibilities in school administration, and have questions answered by individuals in the field.

39. Elementary Series Part III: Engagement through Active Listening, Collaboration and Communication

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 2/15/2022

Part III of our Elementary Series will include strategies for classroom teachers to model and implement, to enhance effective collaboration and communication, resulting in a high level of student engagement for struggling learners and ELLs. In this session, strategies for on-the-spot implementation will be provided.

40. Dignity for All Students Act Training (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Individuals seeking educator certification in New York State

Dates: 2/16/2022

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students. Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Given the current COVID-19 health situation, the training will be completed virtually, using Zoom. Payment of $80.00 must be received before a participant is marked as COMPLETED. Please make the check payable to Questar III BOCES and send to Debbie Rozniewski at 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton, NY 12033. Training is limited to 20 participants, so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled. The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out to registrants prior to the training.

41. February STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 2/16/2022

CTLE
Topics: Mid-Year Review, Aid Projections, NYSED Gold Star Report

42. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/16/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

43. February BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/18/2022

CTLE
Topics: TBD

44. March STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 3/2/2022

CTLE
Topics: DVPUB Verifications, DCPUB and DCPOD Screens

45. Book Study: Maslow Before Bloom by Dr. Bryan Pearlman

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators, counselors, paraprofessionals, and others

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 3/24/2022

In partnership with Dr. Bryan Pearlman, we offer a guided book-study of Maslow Before Bloom. This book study will occur over three one-hour sessions. During the first two sessions, we will analyze and discuss the content of the book in an interactive webinar format (Zoom). For the third and final session, Dr. Bryan Pearlman (author, veteran teacher, administrator, licensed mental health therapist, keynote speaker, and adjunct professor) will join us for a live virtual Q & A session. Together, let's "dig a bit deeper into the impact of environment, circumstances, experiences, nutrition, sleep, mental health, etc. on a student's ability to achieve in school and life." (Pearlman) We will read and discuss basic student needs and how those needs and challenges cause students to struggle with their behaviors and their academics. This 138-page book includes thoughts, strategies, and fifteen different case studies of students who just may remind you of someone sitting in your class or walking through the doors of your school right now. This book is an important reminder that all behavior is a form of communication. It provides insights related to relationship building, empathy, and self-care. The cost of this Book Study is $100. Except for the cost of the book, which participants will keep a personal copy of, all other costs are BOCES-aidable. A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each session.

46. March BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/11/2022

CTLE
Topics: SA-109 & SA-116 BOCES Capital & Rental Reporting and Capital Leases Form A

47. Dignity for All Students Act Training (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Individuals seeking educator certification in New York State

Dates: 3/15/2022

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students. Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Given the current COVID-19 health situation, the training will be completed virtually, using Zoom. Payment of $80.00 must be received before a participant is marked as COMPLETED. Please make the check payable to Questar III BOCES and send to Debbie Rozniewski at 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton, NY 12033. Training is limited to 20 participants, so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled. The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out to registrants prior to the training.

48. Evaluating All Teachers of ELLs to Support Equity with Support Ed

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 3/16/2022

Diane Staehr Fenner will facilitate a half-day virtual professional development to support diversity, equity, and inclusion through teacher evaluation that is inclusive of ELLs.
Participants will:
- - Describe the need for teacher evaluation that is inclusive of all teachers of ELLs
- - Explore an adapted framework for teacher evaluation that includes ELLs
- - Discuss and apply the four principles of ELL-inclusive teacher evaluation
- - Evaluate their current teacher evaluation system for its inclusiveness of ELLs and make a plan to increase inclusivity of all teachers of ELLs


Participants who register by March 2, 2022, will receive a copy of the book.



Please be advised that if you accept a book and are unable to complete the book study then you will not be eligible to receive future texts for the remainder of the year. Thank you for understanding.



This book study is open to any educator in the Capital District RBERN Region.

49. March Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/16/2022

CTLE
Topics: Budget Vote Process, Disclosure Requirements, Contingent Budget, Property Tax Report Card and Budget Notice

50. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools Update: Blended Training During the COVID 19 Crisis

Program: School Improvement

Audience: This update is only open to certified TCIS trainers (those who have completed the 5-day train the trainer program). This training will fulfill the required two-year update for certified TCIS trainers.

Dates: 3/16/2022 to 3/18/2022

New
The TCIS Update: Blended Training During the COVID 19 Crisis provides TCIS trainers an addendum to the TCIS Activity guide that outlines what to train virtually, what can be supported with on-the-job assignments, and what is best taught in person. This course is provided as three half-day sessions. Trainers will practice training on the virtual platform. Trainers must submit videos of their physical skills demonstrations for recertification in the physical interventions.

51. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/23/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

52. Model Schools Liaison Meeting #3

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Instructional Technology Leaders/Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 3/24/2022

The purpose of the Model Schools Liaison Meetings is to bring together representatives from the Model Schools member districts to discuss and share best practices, work on NYSED initiatives, and create a path for instructional technology integration into the curriculum. The agenda includes:

-sharing of professional development opportunities

-updates from NYSED, FETC, Google, Microsoft and Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards

-district updates/round table discussions


A Zoom link and meeting agenda will be sent to all registered participants the day before the session.

53. Elementary Series Part IV: Instructional Practices to Promote Inclusivity

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 3/29/2022

The final session of our Elementary Series will focus on inclusive teaching. Participants will explore a variety of instructional protocols that allow students from all backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities, including ELLs to be successful.
Dr. Sydney Snyder will facilitate a half-day virtual professional development to support diversity, equity, and inclusion of MLLs.
Participants will:
- - Discuss how to create a classroom climate that allows for student-centered learning and student choice
- - Explore strategies for engaging MLLs in peer-to-peer and multimodal learning opportunities
- - Reflect on strategies to engage MLLs in setting goals for and assessing their learning
- - Apply tools and strategies to their context in order to set goals and/or plan for future instruction

55. April STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 4/6/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review March Payments, New School Year Prep: 2022-23 Program Dates, Summer School Applications, Reapplications

56. April BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/8/2022

CTLE
Topics: Cycle of CO-SERs, CO-SER Restrictions, Best Practices and Program Dates

57. April Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/13/2022

CTLE
Topics: State Budget Analysis

58. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/20/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

59. May Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/11/2022

CTLE
Topics: Health Services and other Non-Resident Billings

60. Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/12/2022

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome.

61. Dignity for All Students Act Training (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Individuals seeking educator certification in New York State

Dates: 5/18/2022

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students. Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Given the current COVID-19 health situation, the training will be completed virtually, using Zoom. Payment of $80.00 must be received before a participant is marked as COMPLETED. Please make the check payable to Questar III BOCES and send to Debbie Rozniewski at 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton, NY 12033. Training is limited to 20 participants, so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled. The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out to registrants prior to the training.

62. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/18/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

63. Model Schools Liaison Meeting #4

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Instructional Technology Leaders/Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 5/19/2022

The purpose of the Model Schools Liaison Meetings is to bring together representatives from the Model Schools member districts to discuss and share best practices, work on NYSED initiatives, and create a path for instructional technology integration into the curriculum. The agenda includes:

-sharing of professional development opportunities

-updates from NYSED, FETC, Google, Microsoft and Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards

-district updates/round table discussions


A Zoom link and meeting agenda will be sent to all registered participants the day before the session.

64. May BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/20/2022

CTLE
Topics: Submittal of Budget to SED for SBM-4

65. June Joint Session: Coffee and BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 6/1/2022

CTLE
Topics: Maximizing State Aid, Preview of June 30th, Due Dates and Preparing for Year End

66. June STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 6/1/2022

CTLE
Topics: Common STAC Errors - A Walk Through, June 30th Statute of Limitations

67. Working with Paraprofessionals to Support ELLs with Support Ed

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 6/8/2022

Eleni Pappamihiel will record a 1-hour virtual professional development session to enhance collaboration with paraprofessionals who support ELLs.
Participants will:
- - Explore the roles of paraprofessionals working with ELLs
- - Discuss strategies to make effective use of paraprofessionals working with ELLs
- - Explore techniques to build effective communication and collaboration with ELL paraprofessionals
- - Apply strategies for strengthening the role of the ELL paraprofessional in their context

68. Dignity for All Students Act Training (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Individuals seeking educator certification in New York State

Dates: 6/15/2022

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students. Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Given the current COVID-19 health situation, the training will be completed virtually, using Zoom. Payment of $80.00 must be received before a participant is marked as COMPLETED. Please make the check payable to Questar III BOCES and send to Debbie Rozniewski at 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton, NY 12033. Training is limited to 20 participants, so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled. The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out to registrants prior to the training.

69. Knowledge Cafe

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 6/22/2022

CTLE
Topics: Review SBO Calendar

70. Dignity for All Students Act Training (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Individuals seeking educator certification in New York State

Dates: 7/13/2022

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students. Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Given the current COVID-19 health situation, the training will be completed virtually, using Zoom. Payment of $80.00 must be received before a participant is marked as COMPLETED. Please make the check payable to Questar III BOCES and send to Debbie Rozniewski at 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton, NY 12033. Training is limited to 20 participants, so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled. The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out to registrants prior to the training.