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1. Personal & Authentic Leading and Learning in Uncertain Times

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Questar III Region District Leaders, Building Leaders, and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 8/4/2020

Starting Today
Join Thomas C. Murray for this engaging and collaborative workshop, where you will: reflect on your role in creating a culture of innovation, regardless of the setting, explore the Personal & Authentic Framework to support learner-centered experiences in any environment, identify issues related to equity in access and opportunity to support each learner leave motivated to continue the needed work in your school or district moving forward, with hundreds of practical free resources for your team The cost for this workshop is $400 per district (up to 10 participants per district).

2. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/6/2020

NewStarting Soon
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

3. Gearing Up for Learning: Adjusting to a Post-COVID Learning Environment FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIANS

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 8/6/2020

Starting Soon
When schools closed in March our world was changed forever. We went into crisis mode and did the best we could with the resources we had available. They were unprecedented times for sure! With the new school year starting, many things are still uncertain. What will teaching look like? Will we be in school, following a hybrid model, or be completely online? How can I best help my students and teachers? In this workshop we will help you prepare for multiple scenarios for the upcoming year so that you are prepared and so that you can support your teachers and students with any transitions that may take place. A focus will be placed on making transitions from in-person learning to other types of learning (hybrid/online) and doing so as seamlessly as possible. Join us as we start planning for the new school year.

4. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/6/2020

NewStarting Soon
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

5. Block Schedule Forum

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/10/2020

NewStarting Soon
In this free webinar, we will discuss ways to best support various contents and different types of learners in a block schedule. We will share ideas, answer questions and provide ways to support students academically and social emotionally for the new school year. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

6. PLC: Dive into Fall- Setting the Stage for Language Learners' Success

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs and World Languages

Dates: On-Going (Ends Oct 19, 2020)

Starting Soon
We would like to offer you the opportunity to join a professional learning cohort that will explore various scenarios and strategies which may impact your language learners as school resumes this fall. This PLC will meet for six sessions (8/10, 8.17, 8.31, 9/14, 9/28, 10/19) to share ideas and strategies for helping ensure the best possible outcomes for your students after the COVID-19 pandemic disruptions to the previous school year. The first week we will look at how school ended for your districts and share lessons learned from the Spring that impact your pedagogy going forward. The cohort will choose weekly topics and format of our hour-long sessions during the first week as well. *Once registered you will receive additional information on how to access this PLC.

7. Critical Concepts PLC (Day 1)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/11/2020

New
During this webinar, the School Improvement Specialists will share critical concepts necessary for student success as we navigate back to school, whether in person, hybrid or online. As a group, we will discuss our Critical Concepts document, share ideas, strategies, and content based essential learning needed to move on this fall. Please join us for both sessions, August 11th and August 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

8. Moving your Literacy Workshop Online (K-5 Educators)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-5 Educators

Dates: 8/11/2020

New
What do the units of study in reading and writing look like online? We will explore protocols for delivering the workshop model in a remote setting; including mini lessons, independent work, and providing students with strategic feedback. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

9. Small Groups and Best Practices (K-5 Educators)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-5 Educators

Dates: 8/11/2020

New
Learn ways to set routines, rituals, and simplify management for your small groups. Explore online resources and create structures that are as consistent and predictable as possible. Come prepared to discuss and share. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

10. Teacher Lead Evaluator Initial Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/12/2020

New
This webinar will discuss current Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) 3012-D law and how it will impact your role as an administrator. Hands on practice with performance levels and how it relates to your district's teacher evaluation tool.
The following questions will be addressed:
- What is the purpose of the APPR process and how can it be used to strengthen your school's goals?
- What are the various protocols and logistics for an effective evaluation?
- How are differences in performance levels determined? In particular, what is the difference between Proficient and Distinguished performance levels?
- What exactly is "Student Centered Instruction"? What does it look like and sound like in real classrooms? What instructional moves can teachers make to strengthen Student Centered Instruction in their classrooms?
- How is Inter-Rater Reliability defined? We will practice scoring examples using video clips, written samples and the rubric.

11. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/12/2020

New
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

12. August BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 8/12/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: SA-111 Annual Financial Report, Documentation for Filing BOCES State Aid

13. Critical Concepts PLC (Day 2)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/18/2020

New
During this webinar, the School Improvement Specialists will share critical concepts necessary for student success as we navigate back to school, whether in person, hybrid or online. As a group, we will discuss our Critical Concepts document, share ideas, strategies, and content based essential learning needed to move on this fall. Please join us for both sessions, August 11th and August 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

14. Introduction to Nearpod

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Educators

Dates: 8/18/2020

New
Nearpod is an engaging instructional platform that allows for formative assessments and real-time collaboration between students and teachers. By simply importing existing Google Slides/PowerPoints into Nearpod, teachers can add interactive elements to captivate all types of students. Teachers are able to assess student learning in real time through polls, collaborative boards, game-based quizzes and virtual reality. Nearpod allows every student to have a voice and take ownership of their learning. Participants will learn how to set up a free Nearpod account, discover all the interactive features available, and learn how to import/create lessons within the Nearpod Platform. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. If paying by check, please make checks payable to Questar III Model Schools and mail to 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. Be sure to indicate the workshop for which you are paying.

15. The First 20 Days of Virtual School

Program: School Improvement

Audience: All Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 8/18/2020

New
Learn ways to best set up the physical space of your online classroom, how to establish clear expectations and how to practice online routines and procedures for student engagement. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

16. The First 20 Days of School: Your New Hybrid/Post-Covid Classroom

Program: School Improvement

Audience: All Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 8/18/2020

New
Learn ways to best set up your classroom for hybrid and in person learning, as well as strategies for creating clear expectations and rules, as well as routines and procedures for student engagement and efficient transitions. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

17. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/19/2020

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. 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.

18. August Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 8/19/2020

CTLE
Topics: Preparing the State Aid Claims Forms: How to Complete & Key Areas to Review and Maximize Aid.

19. Google Classroom for Beginners

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Educators

Dates: 8/19/2020

New
Many districts are utilizing Google Classroom to help teachers manage their virtual classrooms. It integrates with all the G Suite services including, Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar. Teachers are able to create classes, create assignments, grade and send feedback all within the same platform. In this Introductory session, participants will learn how to set up their own classroom and discover all the features that Google Classroom has available. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. If paying by check, please make checks payable to Questar III Model Schools and mail to 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. Be sure to indicate the workshop for which you are paying.

20. K- 2 Mathematics Fall 2020 - How to Make the Most of a Challenge!

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-2 Educators

Dates: 8/19/2020

New
This fall presents many challenges for both teachers and learners of math. Come work with Senior Math Specialists Heidi Bromley and Susan Marks to consider how to condense your curriculum to maximize the learning possibilities in any venue (in person, hybrid, or online). Topics will include how to incorporate prerequisite content in the current school year and differentiate for the wide variety of learning backgrounds we will encounter this year. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

21. 3-5 Mathematics Fall 2020 - How to make the most of a challenge!

Program: School Improvement

Audience: 3-5 Educators

Dates: 8/19/2020

New
This fall presents many challenges for both teachers and learners of math. Come work with Senior Math Specialists Heidi Bromley and Susan Marks to consider how to condense your curriculum to maximize the learning possibilities in any venue (in person, hybrid, or online). Topics will include how to incorporate prerequisite content in the current school year and differentiate for the wide variety of learning backgrounds we will encounter this year. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

22. 6-8 Mathematics Fall 2020 - How to make the most of a challenge!

Program: School Improvement

Audience: 6-8 Educators

Dates: 8/20/2020

New
This fall presents many challenges for both teachers and learners of math. Come work with Senior Math Specialists Heidi Bromley and Susan Marks to consider how to condense your curriculum to maximize the learning possibilities in any venue (in person, hybrid, or online). Topics will include how to incorporate prerequisite content in the current school year and differentiate for the wide variety of learning backgrounds we will encounter this year. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar.

23. Intermediate Google Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Educators

Dates: 8/20/2020

New
For those participants who have experience using Google Classroom, this session will provide more advanced tips and best practices to make your classroom organized and easy to navigate. Join Stephanie Carbone, Questar III Model Schools Specialist, as she shares best practices to differentiate instruction/assignments, assigning questions to use as forums, and organizing information. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. If paying by check, please make checks payable to Questar III Model Schools and mail to 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. Be sure to indicate the workshop for which you are paying.

24. Authentic Assessment for the Hybrid Learning Environment - DAY 1

Program: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/20/2020

New
Creating authentic assessments helps students master what they need to know better than any multiple choice test or simple discussion prompt. Moving to the online or hybrid learning environment this past spring highlighted the need for assessments that are authentic, allow for academic integrity, encourage higher level thinking, and allow students to create knowledge products that truly show their learning. Join the Questar III School Improvement Team for a two day workshop that will focus on formative and summative assessments that meet these needs. We will share tools for assessing students as well as examples of authentic assessments already in use. Participants should plan to bring a unit that they are planning to teach in the upcoming school year as there will be time to adjust assessments in that unit. It is also strongly recommended that participants sign up for and attend BOTH sessions. Day 1: August 20, 2020 1-3 pm Day 2: August 24, 2020 1-3 pm If paying by personal check, please send payment, made out to Questar III Model Schools, ATTN: Kerrie Burch to 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. Access information will be sent out via Frontline the day before the event.

25. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/21/2020

New
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

26. Teaching Assistants: How to Support all Learners

Program: School Improvement

Audience: All Teaching Assistants and Aides

Dates: 8/21/2020

In this forum for teaching assistants and aides, we will discuss ways to best support different types of learners. We will share ideas, answer questions and provide ways to support students academically and social emotionally for the new school year.

27. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/21/2020

New
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

28. Authentic Assessment for the Hybrid Learning Environment - Day 2

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/24/2020

New
Creating authentic assessments helps students master what they need to know better than any multiple choice test or simple discussion prompt. Moving to the online or hybrid learning environment this past spring highlighted the need for assessments that are authentic, allow for academic integrity, encourage higher level thinking, and allow students to create knowledge products that truly show their learning. Join the Questar III School Improvement Team for a two day workshop that will focus on formative and summative assessments that meet these needs. We will share tools for assessing students as well as examples of authentic assessments already in use. Participants should plan to bring a unit that they are planning to teach in the upcoming school year as there will be time to adjust assessments in that unit. It is also strongly recommended that participants sign up for and attend BOTH sessions. A zoom link will be sent prior to the webinar. Day 1: August 20, 2020 1-3 pm Day 2: August 24, 2020 1-3 pm

29. Best Practices in a Online/Hybrid Environment Forum: MUSIC TEACHERS

Program: School Library System

Audience: Music Educators and Administrators

Dates: 8/25/2020

New
Wondering what worked and what didn't work last year during online learning? Have questions about how to proceed in the upcoming school year given multiple possibilities for learning? Please join us for a discussion regarding best practices in the area of music education. Participants will be emailed ahead of time asking for hot topics or questions they would like discussed during the forum. This event is FREE and will be held online. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. This event is open to music educators and administrators.

30. Graduation Rate Improvement and Dropout Prevention Tool

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs, Administrators, Guidance Counselors

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 25, 2020)

In this brief introduction to the NYS Graduation Rate Improvement and Dropout Prevention Tool, participants will learn what the tool contains and how it can help them make data-driven decisions to improve graduation outcomes for students. Using sample NYS data and exemplars, participants will analyze demographic indicators, consider potential early warning system components, and explore characteristics of effective processes and structures they may pursue at the district and school level. Following this session, resource specialists will provide opportunities for personalized assistance in implementation on request.

31. Assessing ELLs Online

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs K-12

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 25, 2020)

Closed
We will be looking at formative and summative assessments for online learning. Participants will explore how to differentiate for diverse populations and leave with supplemental resources to help them achieve their content mastery.

32. Teacher Lead Evaluator Initial Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/26/2020

New
This workshop will discuss current Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) 3012-D law and how it will impact your role as an administrator. Hands on practice with performance levels and how it relates to your district's teacher evaluation tool.
The following questions will be addressed:
- What is the purpose of the APPR process and how can it be used to strengthen your school's goals?
- What are the various protocols and logistics for an effective evaluation?
- How are differences in performance levels determined? In particular, what is the difference between Proficient and Distinguished performance levels?
- What exactly is "Student Centered Instruction"? What does it look like and sound like in real classrooms? What instructional moves can teachers make to strengthen Student Centered Instruction in their classrooms?
- How is Inter-Rater Reliability defined? We will practice scoring examples using video clips, written samples and the rubric.

33. Teacher Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/26/2020

New
This workshop will dive deeper into performance levels and hands on practice, with emphasis on:
- Inter-rater reliability
- Impact on your role as an administrator
- 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.
- Use the rubrics determined in their own district APPR plan.

34. August STAC-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 8/26/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: STAC For Beginners

35. Guided Reading for ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: K-12

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 26, 2020)

Closed
In this 1 hour PD we will dive into Guided Reading with diverse populations. We will explore the planning, designing reading groups, scaffolding and adapting guided reading for online learning.

36. Back to School Social Emotional Learning for ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 26, 2020)

Closed
This one hour PD will provide Social Emotional Learning supports that will be helpful when schools reopen because students will return with varying degrees of anxiety and stress. Through the use of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies, educators can help students cope with back-to-school anxiety to truly thrive in class. We will provide suggested strategies that can equip educators with the skills needed to build resilient and empathetic classrooms through Social Emotional Learning. This session will provide different ways to better support ELLs' Social Emotional Learning through the use of literature and visuals.

37. Diversity Series Kickoff for School Librarians

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 8/26/2020

Maya Angelou said, "When you know better, do better", and that is what we intend to do. Please join us for a kickoff to our 20-21 Diversity Series. We are going to discuss plans for the year ahead regarding the why and how of conducting diversity audits of your collections.
As school librarians, we strive to help students build understanding and to make unbiased, educated opinions, and judgments. We already know, such goals do not begin and end with teaching research skills and information literacy. Programming and collection development can make a significant impact as well. And so, we will also discuss plans for what steps to take once your audit is complete.
Please bring with you your concerns, questions, ideas, successes, goals, and excitement about making your collections more diverse.
A Zoom link will be sent to you on the morning of the meeting.

38. Follett Refresher AM Session - For Staff NEW to Follett

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/27/2020

This session is for new members and will include an overview of the system and service, as well as the latest product updates to Follett Destiny and Discover. There will be time available to work with your fellow librarians, as well as time for customized support. Participants must be from districts participating in the library automation CoSer at Questar III. A zoom link will be sent to you on the morning of the meeting.

39. Best Practices in a Online/Hybrid Environment Forum: ART TEACHERS

Program: School Library System

Audience: Art educators and Administrators

Dates: 8/27/2020

New
Wondering what worked and what didn't work last year during online learning? Have questions about how to proceed in the upcoming school year given multiple possibilities for learning? Please join us for a discussion regarding best practices in the area of art education. Participants will be emailed ahead of time asking for hot topics or questions they would like discussed during the forum. This event is FREE and will be held online. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. This event is open to art educators and administrators.

40. Co-Teaching for ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 27, 2020)

Closed
In this hour long webinar, participants will review key elements of co-teaching for ELLs. Participants will be introduced to different options for virtual co-planning and how to design lessons to best support beginning, intermediate and advanced English Language Learners.

41. Follett Refresher PM Session - Product Updates and Support

Program: School Library System

Audience: Participants must be from districts participating in the library automation CoSer at Questar III

Dates: 8/27/2020

This session will include the latest product updates to Follett Destiny and Discover. There will be time available to work with your fellow librarians, as well as time for customized support. Participants must be from districts participating in the library automation CoSer at Questar III. A zoom link will be sent to you on the morning of the meeting.

42. Math instruction for the Fall - Grades 3-8

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 27, 2020)

New
With so many unknown factors about the new school year how can we plan for the fall? During this PD, we will explore the gaps that English Language Learners (ELLs) and diverse populations may have, ways to teach new material while addressing their gaps, and how to creatively combine lessons so teachers feel prepared for whatever model their school is utilizing come September.

43. Reading Strategies PD- Book Study

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs K-5

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 28, 2020)

Closed
This online session will explore Jennifer Serravallo's book Reading Strategies. The resource contains more than 300 strategies to support 13 reading goals linked to a variety of skills, genres, and reading levels. The session will give an overview of the book resource as well as share some strategies for adapting these reading tools to remote teaching and learning. These best practices support the needs of all learners- including ELLs who may be struggling with reading concepts. There is also an opportunity to earn an extra hour of CTLE credit in a self-paced follow-up activity that demonstrates the strategies addressed in this session. This session is appropriate for teachers of students in grades K-5. *Participants who register before August 7th will be mailed a free copy of the book to meet the needs of this session. You will need to complete a separate form that includes your home mailing address to receive the resource. **We ask that participants who register for this book study not register for the Writing Strategies session in order to afford these unique opportunities to a wide range of participants.

44. Math instruction for the Fall - Grades 6-12

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 28, 2020)

New
With so many unknown factors about the new school year how can we plan for the fall? During this PD, we will explore the gaps that English Language Learners (ELLs) and diverse populations may have, ways to teach new material while addressing their gaps, and how to creatively combine lessons so teachers feel prepared for whatever model their school is utilizing come September.

45. Writing Strategies PD- Book Study

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of ELLs K-5

Dates: On-Going (Ends Aug 28, 2020)

Closed
This online session will explore Jennifer Serravallo's book Writing Strategies. The resource contains more than 300 strategies to support writing goals based on student need. The session will give an overview of the book resource as well as share some strategies for adapting these writing tools to remote teaching and learning. These best practices support the needs of all learners- including ELLs who may be struggling with writing concepts. There is also an opportunity to earn an extra hour of CTLE credit in a self-paced follow-up activity that demonstrates the strategies addressed in this session. This session is appropriate for teachers of students in grades K-5. *Participants who register before August 7th will be mailed a free copy of the book to meet the needs of this session. You will need to complete a separate form that includes your home mailing address to receive the resource. **We ask that participants who register for this book study not register for the Reading Strategies session in order to afford these unique opportunities to a wide range of participants.

46. Introduction to SeeSaw

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Educators

Dates: 8/31/2020

New
Seesaw is an educational platform that connects teachers with students and parents. It is an authentic way for students to show their learning. Participants will walk through creating an account, class, activity, and learn about the features of SeeSaw as an educational resource for teachers to use with students and families. Access information will be sent via Frontline the day before the event. If paying by check, please make checks payable to Questar III Model Schools and mail to 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. Be sure to indicate the workshop for which you are paying.

47. September BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/9/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: EPE Hours, Annual 602 Report, Uniform Cost Report

48. September Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/16/2020

CTLE
Topics: Special Education - Plan for the Year: Placement Types, STAC Process & the Collection of State Aid.

49. September STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 9/23/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: Calculating In-District Placements, DCPUB Cost Calculation & Review Public STACs

50. SLS Provided Resources

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 9/30/2020

New
The Questar III School Library System provides, for free, valuable resources to all schools within the Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene counties. Join us for an overview of those resources: PowerKnowledge Science Suite, Rosen Interactive eBooks, NewsBank, TeachingBooks, and Sora. We will also delve into NovelNY; the free databases provided to all NYS residents by NYS.

This webinar is for Questar III member schools. We cannot accept participants from schools outside of Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene counties.
A Zoom link will be sent to you on the day of the webinar.

51. October BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/7/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: BOCES Aid Projections & Impact on Component Districts October Reminders

52. October Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/14/2020

CTLE
Topics: State Aid Claims Forms (Revisions and Edits) & Non-Resident Billing

53. October STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 10/21/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: Review of Aid Categories and Statute of Limitations

54. November Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 11/4/2020

CTLE
Topics: Reserve Funds, Selected Accounting Issues, Building Aid and School Budget Process for new Business Officials

55. November BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 11/18/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: Developing BOCES Administrative Budget

56. December STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/2/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: Homeless Youth

57. December Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/9/2020

CTLE
Topics: State Aid Output Reports, State Aid Reconciliation, Fund Balance and Cash Flow Projections

58. December BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 12/16/2020

CTLE
New
Topics: BOCES Output Reports

59. January Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 1/6/2021

CTLE
Topics: ESSA, Mid-Year Review and Timely STAC Reminders

60. January BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 1/13/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Tying out Service Contracts to BOCES Aid Runs, EPE Initial Reporting

61. February Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/3/2021

CTLE
Topics: Understanding State Aid Projections and Tax Cap

62. June BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/3/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Preparation for Closing Fiscal Year Submittal of Budget to SED for SBM4

63. February STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 2/10/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Aid Projections and NYSED Gold Star Report

64. March BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/3/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: ESY Summer Program Dates

65. March Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/10/2021

CTLE
Topics: Budget Vote Process, Disclosure Requirements and Contingent Budget

66. March STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 3/17/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: DVPUB Verifications, DCPUB Cost Calculation and DCPOD Screen

67. April Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/9/2021

CTLE
Topics: State Budget Analysis, Property Tax Report Card and Budget Notice

68. April STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/14/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Review March Payments, New Summer Program Application - New or Amended and Statute of Limitations

69. April BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/16/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: BOCES Capital Fund & Rental Reporting: SA-109 & SA-116A

70. May BO-Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/5/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: CoSer Restrictions & Survey of Best Practices

71. May Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/12/2021

CTLE
Topics: Health Services and Non-Resident Billing

72. MAY STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/19/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Program Dates and Reapplications

73. June STAC Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 6/2/2021

CTLE
New
Topics: Common STAC Errors, Statute of Limitations, NYSED Gold Star Report & Other Timely Information

74. June Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 6/13/2021

CTLE
Topics: Preparing and Collecting Data for Year End Close