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1. DISTRICT RESTRICTIONS Disproportionality Targeted Skills Group (TSG) - Cohort 2

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 9/22/2022 to 2/16/2023

This targeted skills group (TSG) through synchronous and asynchronous work, is designed to support districts with,
- Gathering background information
- Reviewing notification letters for disproportionality
- Reviewing of student enrollment/outcome data, reviewing specific policies, practices, and procedures that may contribute to their disproportionality notification and problem of practice
- Finalizing their root cause analysis through summary and reflection, in addition to identifying initial solutions that may be included in the Pathway for Change action planning tool in order to guide meaningful action planning that builds upon any previous efforts to address disproportionate outcomes for students with disabilities.
CTLE Credits awarded will be based on 7.5 credits = synchronous meetings 4.5 = asynchronous work
NOTE: Link to TSG will be sent out no later than morning of session.

2. DISTRICT RESTRICTIONS Disproportionality Targeted Skills Group (TSG) - Cohort 1

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 9/27/2022 to 2/15/2023

This targeted skills group (TSG) through synchronous and asynchronous work, is designed to support districts with,
- Gathering background information
- Reviewing notification letters for disproportionality
- Reviewing of student enrollment/outcome data, reviewing specific policies, practices, and procedures that may contribute to their disproportionality notification and problem of practice
- Finalizing their root cause analysis through summary and reflection, in addition to identifying initial solutions that may be included in the Pathway for Change action planning tool in order to guide meaningful action planning that builds upon any previous efforts to address disproportionate outcomes for students with disabilities.
CTLE Credits awarded will be based on 7.5 credits = synchronous meetings 4.5 = asynchronous work
NOTE: Link to TSG will be sent out no later than morning of session.

3. Transition Assessment Four Part Series

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 12/8/2022 to 12/9/2022

Starting Today
The Transition Assessment Four Part Series is designed to provide an overview of laws and regulations requiring transition assessment. A variety of assessments related to each of the measurable postsecondary goal areas of Employment/Training, and Independent Living to assist student's in developing increased self-awareness and career paths will be explored. Participants will
- identify what transition is and why it's important
- identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment
- explore assessments for education/training, employment, and independent living This training is ideal for special education teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists, and families."
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

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

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 12/12/2022

Starting Soon
The purpose of this training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of what the Science of Reading has determined to be the foundational skills that are needed to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact it has on reading proficiency. The training will also provide context for the importance of effective reading instruction and the impact that it has on equity for all student's. In order to overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading. We will take a look at some ineffective practices and why those may not be working, in order to realign our thinking and pedagogy to what is research-based and effective
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

5. Classroom Management

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 12/13/2022 to 2/16/2023

Starting Soon
This multiple module training package is designed for PreK-12th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies. The strategies include: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

6. Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process for Parents of Preschool Students

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 12/14/2022

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Designed for parents of preschool children who are receiving preschool special education services or navigating the preschool special education (CPSE) referral and evaluation process. This training is also ideal for general education teachers, community agencies and others who have an interest in understanding more about the IEP process for preschool students. Participants will:
- Understand the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) process and your role within the process​
- Identify the different components of the IEP​ and how to include parent voice within the IEP
- Discuss how to develop relationships and practices that build home-school collaboration and support the student​
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

7. Parent and Family Engagement within the Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP) Process

Program: School Age Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 12/15/2022

Families, caregivers, and guardians will understand the definition of a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)/Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), when it is needed, and how it is conducted/developed and the role they play as part of the Committee for Preschool Special Education (CPSE) /Committee for Special Education (CSE) teams.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

8. Co-Teaching: A Comprehensive Approach

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 12/19/2022

Co-teaching-the arrangement in which a general education teacher and a special education teacher or other specialist (e.g. English as a New Language [ENL] teachers, speech language pathologists etc.) work together to educate students with special needs. This training will help participants gain a foundational understanding of co-teaching as a service delivery model and the six models used to implement it. The co-taught classroom not only gives students with disabilities access to the general curriculum, but also provides the specialized instruction they need to succeed. Variations for use of the 6 co-teaching models will also be discussed throughout the training.
NOTE: This is the first module in the Co-teaching series.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session

9. Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process for Parents of School-Age Students with A Disability

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 1/5/2023

The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is the cornerstone of the special education process. This training walks families through the New York State standard IEP form and helps them to understand the various components of the IEP. Participants will:
• Understand the Committee on Special Education (CSE) process and a parent or guardian's role with the development of the IEP.
• Discuss how to develop relationships and practices that build home-school collaboration and support the student with a disability
• Participate in the transition planning process for students beginning the year they turn 15.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

10. Introduction to Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 1/10/2023

Participants will:
● Explore foundational elements of culture and Culturally Responsive Education.
● Reflect on personal culture & experiences.
● Become familiar with the NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education framework.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

11. Early Intervention (EI) to Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) for Parents

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 1/10/2023

Do you have a child in Early Intervention transitioning to the Committee on Preschool Education? Transitions can be stressful and exciting! Join us for Early Intervention (EI) to Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) for Parents transition training and ease the stress of the unknown by learning about:
- the role of the Early Intervention Program and the Committee on Preschool Special Education as it relates to the transition process
- what to expect in the transition process
- timelines and vocabulary
- the differences and similarities between Early Intervention and Committee on Preschool Education
- how to be an active participant in the process and be involved in the home-school partnership This training is designed for families/guardians of children who are in Early Intervention and will be transitioning to Committee on Preschool Education.
NOTE: Link to training will sent no later than morning of session.

12. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 1/13/2023

The explicit instruction training is designed to support a teacher's ability to implement the high leverage practice of explicit instruction effectively. Explicit instruction is a research-based practice in alignment with specially designed instruction that has been proven effective not only for special education students, but, every student, in all settings grades k-12. Participants will:
- Understand the definition, supporting research, and benefits of explicit instruction.
-Explore resources designed to support effective explicit instruction implementation.
-Develop a lesson plan using explicit instruction practices.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

13. Function Based Thinking in Preschool

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 1/13/2023

Are you seeing an uptick in challenging behaviors? Join us to expand your thinking about challenging behavior. Function Based Thinking in Preschool training is designed to provide participants with:
- a foundational understanding of the behavior pathway
- how to use the pathway to determine the function of behaviors
- how to engage with the function based thinking process and use it to respond to and prevent or extinguish challenging behaviors.
This training is ideal to engage preschool partners in dialogue and partnership for the educational benefit of preschool students, including: preschool special education classroom teachers and itinerant teachers, related services providers, preschool general education teachers, early childhood professionals and paraprofessionals, agency/community service providers or case managers and preschool administrators.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

14. Explicit Vocabulary Instruction for Teachers

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 1/17/2023

Explicit vocabulary instruction professional development provides training on embedding explicit vocabulary instruction into primarily Tier I instruction.

• Participants will be able to explain the importance of robust vocabulary instruction for student's in the elementary grades.

• Participants will understand how explicit instruction can be applied to vocabulary instruction.

• Participants will be able to describe key features of vocabulary instruction and identify ways to incorporate vocabulary instruction into different parts of the school day.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

15. Co-Teaching: A Comprehensive Approach

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 1/23/2023

Co-teaching is the arrangement in which a general education teacher and a special education teacher or other specialist (e.g. English as a New Language [ENL] teachers, speech language pathologists etc.) work together to educate students with special needs. This training will help participants gain a foundational understanding of co-teaching as a service delivery model and the six models used to implement it. The co-taught classroom not only gives students with disabilities access to the general curriculum, but also provides the specialized instruction they need to succeed. Participants will be able to:
-Understand co-teaching as an instructional delivery model. 
-Learn the 6 models of co-teaching and how to effectively implement them.
-Gain skills for matching the co-teaching models to elements of their lessons.
-Identify a co-teaching model in a given scenario.NOTE: This is the first module in the Co-teaching series NOTE: This is the first module in a series of co-teaching modules. NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

16. Creating the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for Preschool

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 1/31/2023

FOR PRESCHOOL: Preschool providers, administrators and CPSE Chairpersons will develop their understanding of a quality Preschool IEP designed to provide preschool students who have disabilities access to the age appropriate activities and curriculum. Focus will include present levels of performance, management needs, effect of student needs on participation, goals and objectives, supplementary aids/accommodations and progress monitoring.
In Person: N.Syracuse Early Education Program 205 S. Main St., North Syracuse NY 13212
NOTE: Registration Closes 1/24/2023

17. CPSE to CSE Transition

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 2/2/2023

Kindergarten, Here We Come! Are you the parent or guardian of a child transitioning from Preschool Committee on Special Education (CPSE) to Committee on Special Education? Or a professional who supports preschool students with disabilities who will be transitioning to Kindergarten? Join us to better understand what to expect by:
- Understanding the differences between Committee for Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee for Special Education (CSE)
- Understanding the transition process from CPSE to CSE
- Learning how to be an active member of the transition team and be involved in the home-school partnership This training is designed for families/guardians of children who will be transitioning from Committee on Preschool Education (CPSE) to Committee on Special Education (CSE). Professionals who work with young children are also welcome to come and learn about the transition process and how they can support families during this transition.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

18. Student Directed Individualized Education Program (IEP) for Families

Program: School Age Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 2/2/2023

Student participation in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) planning process improves both in-school and post-school outcomes for student's with disabilities. When parents, school staff, and those participating in the IEP planning process prepare student's effectively to participate in their Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings the students learn self-advocacy skills and take an active role in their own IEP development. During this training parents will engage in strength based activities as well gain strategies to involve their child in the IEP Process.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

19. Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 2/3/2023

Identifying and Intensifying is an introductory professional development on instructional matching. Participants will take a critical look at data, precisely determine problems, and create instructional solutions.
• Participants will be able to identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions.
• Participants will learn when each of these approaches is appropriate, given the nature of the observed problem.
• Participants will learn how to titrate the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

20. Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Disabilities

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 2/15/2023

This training provides an overview of the key elements of self-determination and how to apply them working with student's. Participants will
- identify the 8 components of self-determination
- review materials and resources to promote self-determination
- develop skills to design self-determination plans for student's. This training is ideal for special and general education teachers, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families and student's.
NOTE: link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

21. Introduction to the Behavior Pathway

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 2/15/2023

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This training will familiarize the components of the Behavior Pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior to promote desired behavior.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

22. Next Steps with Specially Designed Instruction

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 2/27/2023

Do you work with student's with disabilities? Then specially designed instruction(SDI) is applicable to you! This training is intended for those with a foundational level understanding of SDI to further develop their knowledge and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning barriers. Participants will:
- Define and describe specially designed instruction. 
- Identify what instructional strategies may work to close gaps based on different characteristics of
each student. 
- Examine what SDI looks like in the classroom.  
- Examine the elements of the IEP and recognize how and where SDI for the student should be included in the IEP.  
- Apply their knowledge of SDI to complete student summary sheets and write comprehensive IEPs.  Case studies and activities will be used throughout the workshop so that participants can apply this knowledge to their work with student's with disabilities.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

23. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/1/2023 to 3/13/2023

This training is designed for CPSE/CSE chairpersons focused on promoting meaningful family engagement in the CPSE/CSE process and quality special education services for all student's with disabilities. It utilizes a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process and a chairperson's role within that process that is consistent with State law and regulation.
Participants will be able to:
1) Understand the special education process as delineated in education laws and regulations.
2) Know the role of the Chairperson and the Committee
3) Develop practices which encourage parental involvement and cultivate home-school partnerships
4) Identify strategies for leading the Committee in making high quality decisions that will result in an IEP that meets New York State requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.
NOTE: This training will be in person OCM BOCES 110 Ellwood Davis Rd, Liverpool (Owasco Room)

24. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/3/2023

The explicit instruction training is designed to support a teacher's ability to implement the high leverage practice of explicit instruction effectively. Explicit instruction is a research-based practice in alignment with specially designed instruction that has been proven effective not only for special education students, but, every student, in all settings grades k-12. Participants will:
- Understand the definition, supporting research, and benefits of explicit instruction.
-Explore resources designed to support effective explicit instruction implementation.
-Develop a lesson plan using explicit instruction practices.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

25. CPSE to CSE for Parents

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 3/3/2023

Kindergarten, Here We Come! Are you the parent or guardian of a child transitioning from Preschool Committee on Special Education (CPSE) to Committee on Special Education? Join us to better understand what to expect by:
- Understanding the differences between Committee for Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee for Special Education (CSE)
- Understanding the transition process from CPSE to CSE
- Learning how to be an active member of the transition team and be involved in the home-school partnership This training is designed for families/guardians of children who will be transitioning from Committee on Preschool Education (CPSE) to Committee on Special Education (CSE). Professionals who work with young children are also welcome to come and learn about the transition process and how they can support families during this transition.
NOTE: link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

26. Integrating Trauma-Sensitivity within a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Framework

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/8/2023

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This training describes the ways in which a public health crisis, school crisis and/or types of civic unrest may be significant sources of stress and/or trauma for the students whom we support. Participants will receive a basic explanation of the biological, cognitive, emotional and behavioral effects of trauma on student development and the ways they in turn affect a student's academic and behavioral functioning in the classroom. We will also explore how to use the data, systems, and practices components of a multi-tiered systems approach to behavior to provide differentiated evidence-based supports.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

27. Consultant Teacher Services: Supporting Classroom and Curriculum Participation

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/13/2023

Consultant teacher services play an important, albeit often misunderstood, role in supporting special education student's' participation in the general education classroom and curriculum.  Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations as well as offer insight into what effective consultant teacher services look like in the classroom. Participants will learn how to determine if consultant teacher services are appropriate for meeting a student with a disability's unique educational needs, what information about consultant teacher services should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services. We will also explore how teachers can engage in effective collaboration and co-planning to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality consultant teacher services. It is recommended that special and general educators attend together.
Participants will be able to: 
-Identify the reasons for using consultant teacher services
- Familiarize with New York State Regulations of the Commissioner of Education for consultant teacher services
- Define direct and indirect consultant teacher services
- Recognize the roles and responsibilities of educators providing consultant teacher services
- Identify how consultant teacher services are included in an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
- Understand collaboration and co-planning in consultant teacher services
- Describe the application of effective consultant teacher services in the classroom
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

28. Alternatives to Suspension

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/14/2023

The issue of in and out-of-school suspensions of all students, including students with disabilities, who demonstrate escalated classroom behavior, has become controversial and divisive leaving many staff members at odds.  This training is designed for building level administrators and teachers, is intended to help participants understand that exclusionary practices have significant short and long-term negative effects on academic, social-emotional, health and wellness, and family outcomes of student's and that there are alternative approaches to discipline that lead to improved student outcomes. Topics will include: understanding of suspension, removal, and discipline, as well as influences, impacts, policies and procedures that contribute to the on-going suspension crisis in schools today. Throughout this training participants will learn and explore effective research-based strategies for responding to student behavior and appropriate alternatives to suspension.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent not later than morning of session.

29. Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Disabilities

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/14/2023

This training provides an overview of the key elements of self-determination and how to apply them working with student's. Participants will
- identify the 8 components of self-determination
- review materials and resources to promote self-determination
- develop skills to design self-determination plans for student's. This training is ideal for special and general education teachers, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families and student's.
NOTE: link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

30. Test Accomodations for Students with Disabilities

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 3/23/2023

To promote the understanding and appropriate use of test accommodations for students with disabilities. The training is intended to provide information related to the decision-making process and types of test accommodations, as well as the documentation of appropriate accommodations on the individualized education program (IEP). Participants will: know the purpose of test accommodations, define test accommodations, understand their role in supporting a student with their test accommodations, recognize that instructional accommodations used in the classroom should be aligned with the testing accommodations provided during assessment. Students will be provided access to and participate in general education curriculum and in courses that will prepare them to take and pass the required examinations.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

31. Creating the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for Preschool

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 4/11/2023

FOR PRESCHOOL:
Preschool providers, administrators and CPSE Chairpersons will develop their understanding of a quality Preschool IEP designed to provide preschool students who have disabilities access to the age appropriate activities and curriculum. Focus will include present levels of performance, management needs, effect of student needs on participation, goals and objectives, supplementary aids/accommodations and progress monitoring.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

32. Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Disabilities

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 4/13/2023

This training provides an overview of the key elements of self-determination and how to apply them working with student's. Participants will
- identify the 8 components of self-determination
- review materials and resources to promote self-determination
- develop skills to design self-determination plans for student's. This training is ideal for special and general education teachers, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families and student's.
NOTE: link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

33. Diploma and Graduation Options

Program: School Age Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 4/19/2023

This training examines the different diploma and graduation types that are available to all students. Participants will understand the
- credit requirements for graduation in NYS
- Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4 + 1 Option requirements for all student's
- appeal eligibility criteria for all student's
- safety net options for students with disabilities
- exiting credentials available in NYS and the requirements for each This training is ideal for school counselors, administrators, school psychologists, special education and general education teachers, other related service providers, families, and student's.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

34. Specially Designed Instruction for Administrators

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 5/1/2023

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Are you responsible for the supervision of educators working with students with disabilities? Then you need to know about the development and use of specially designed instruction(SDI)! This training is intended to further develop administrator's knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning barriers. Participants will: - Define SDI - Recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education - Identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting - Gain necessary skills for supervision of the implementation of SDI.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

35. Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 5/4/2023

Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary is designed to inform the development an summaries for students exiting with a diploma, CDOS credential, or Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential. Participants will
- understand the federal and state requirements for the Student Exit Summary and its key components
- identify a process to develop a student-centered Exit Summary This training is ideal for special education teachers, administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, agency staff, as well as families.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

36. Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process for Parents of Preschool Students

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse Universit

Dates: 5/4/2023

Designed for parents of preschool children who are receiving preschool special education services or navigating the preschool special education (CPSE) referral and evaluation process. This training is also ideal for general education teachers, community agencies and others who have an interest in understanding more about the IEP process for preschool students.
Participants will:
- Understand the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) process and your role within the process​
- Identify the different components of the IEP​ and how to include parent voice within the IEP
- Discuss how to develop relationships and practices that build home-school collaboration and support the student​
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

37. What Does it Mean to be Culturally Responsive?

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 5/18/2023

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Participants will:
● Support their development of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining mindsets, practices, and strategies.
● Grow in their understanding and execution of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, student engagement, academic performance, and behavior.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

38. Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 5/19/2023

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Participants will learn each of the components of the Competing Behavior Pathway in order to identify behavioral interventions to promote desired behavior.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

39. How Parents and Families Can Effectively Engage in Work-based Learning Experiences (WBLEs)

Program: School Age Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 5/24/2023

Work-based learning is authentic learning experiences that allow student's to explore their career goals, abilities, and interests while applying their academic and technical knowledge and skills in a real-world context. The goals of this training are to ensure participants will:
- Identify what WBL is and the benefits it can have on student's with disabilities;
- Understand the research supporting work-based learning experiences (WBLEs) in school;
- Recognize the relationship between WBLEs and greater post-school outcomes;
- Identify activities and strategies to increase career development and awareness in the home and community
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

40. Explicit Vocabulary Instruction for Parents

Program: School Age Family and Community Engagement Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 6/1/2023

This training is designed to enable parents of preschool and elementary student's to foster vocabulary development at home. Participants will:
-gain knowledge in the importance of vocabulary instruction for their young children in the preschool and elementary grades.
-gain strategies and ways to incorporate vocabulary instruction in the home and while in the community.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

41. Values, Equity, and Cultural Responsiveness

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 6/8/2023

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In Values, Equity, and Cultural Responsiveness participants will:

• Learn about values as an element of culture.

• Complete an activity of identifying core values.

• Reflect on the role of values in the culture in education systems.

• Examine resources & action plan to bring values & Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education practices to work with students and families.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session.

42. Co-Teaching: A Comprehensive Approach

Program: Mid-State Regional Partnership Center @ Syracuse University

Dates: 6/22/2023

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Do you work in a co-teaching partnership? Do you want to learn how to make the most out of the co-teaching service delivery model? This training is to help participants gain a foundational understanding of co-teaching as a service delivery model and the six models used to implement it. The co-taught classroom not only gives students with disabilities access to the general curriculum, but also provides the specialized instruction they need to succeed. Co-teaching-the arrangement in which a general education teacher and a special education teacher or other specialist (e.g. English as a New Language [ENL] teachers, speech language pathologists etc.) work together to educate students with special needs. Variations for use of the models will also be discussed throughout the training. *Participants are encouraged to attend as co-teaching partnerships. They will have the afternoon to plan for the utilization of the information learned in the morning.
NOTE: Link to training will be sent no later than morning of session