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1. Ensuring Alignment between Learning Standards, Activities & Assessment

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 1/20/2022

Back by popular demand. This session contains new content and updates to previously offered session. Teachers, do you feel like you are constantly collecting student work but you are left feeling uncertain at times if they are learning what you intended for the lesson? Do you find yourself implementing formative assessment strategies but not sure why they are not working for your classroom? Are your students not becoming critical, independent thinkers? In this session, we will explore how we can increase clarity between aligning what we collect from students during the formative assessment process and what we want for our students' depth of learning as a result. Using Bloom's Taxonomy framework, we will use classroom examples to dissect the alignment between a selected learning standard, the activities students experience, and the assessments to collect evidence for the desired learning standard. Further, we will examine how to support higher levels of cognition using Bloom's application, analysis, and critiquing students' own learning. Participants will walk away with a critical eye for evaluating the alignment between learning goals, instructional activities, and assessment.

2. Function Based Thinking in Preschool

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: Preschool teachers, Administrators, Related Service Providers

Dates: 1/25/2022 to 1/27/2022

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This training provides participants information to understand the behavior pathway and use it to determine the function of behaviors and understand and engage with the function-based thinking process to prevent or decrease unwanted behaviors.

3. Creating the IEP for Preschool

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: preschool teachers, therapists, administrators

Dates: 1/26/2022 to 2/2/2022

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This training for preschool providers (teachers, therapists, administrators) will help participants develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Focus will be on the development of PLEP's, goals, benchmarks and/or objectives and will include information on progress monitoring and reporting progress to families.

4. Equitable Grading Practices in the Classroom

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 1/26/2022

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Grading is complex and how we enact our grading practices can affect the equity for students in attaining high levels of student achievement. Additionally, these practices can impact the trajectory of a student's pathway and opportunities in the educational system. Join us to explore common elements of grading practices and how they support or impede the playing field for student learning and achievement in classrooms. Examples will be shared to discuss how they influence their thinking on grading practices and practical strategies to support an equitable approach to working in partnership with students to assess and reassess their learning. The purpose of this session is to explore our own grading practices through self-reflection and leave with some strategies to try out in your own practice.

5. Specially Designed Instruction: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: The intended audience is caregivers and family members of students with disabilities. This training would be beneficial for all parents/caregivers of students with IEPs.

Dates: 1/27/2022

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This foundational level training is intended to develop participants' basic understanding of specially designed instruction to increase knowledge of parents and other family members as engaged meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.

6. Understanding the IEP Process for Parents of School Age Students

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Parents/Guardians/Caregivers

Dates: 1/31/2022 to 2/7/2022

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Parent/caregiver involvement in their child's special education program is crucial to the effective delivery of that program for the student. Having a clear understanding of all the parts of the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is the bedrock of that family involvement. This training session offers families a foundation of understanding and lots of information about the regulations that guide the development and delivery process for special education. This training will: - Outline the roles and responsibilities of each Committee on Special Education member, including the parent/caregiver member - Explain the process followed at IEP development meetings that result in the actual IEP plan that will be provided for the student after the meeting takes place. - Outline in detail the portion of the annual IEP development that supports skill development for transition into the adult world after school for students in their teen years.

7. Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education and general education teachers

Dates: 2/2/2022 to 2/25/2022

The purpose of this training is to provide participants with an overview of what progress monitoring for academics is and how to implement this practice with individual students. There is independent work required.

8. Standards Based IEP (2 Hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for IEP development or oversight

Dates: 2/3/2022

As an outcome of this training, participants will understand how to develop IEPs that include the specially designed instruction necessary for students to access their grade level curriculum. PREREQUISITE: Participants should attend Creating the IEP Training or possess general knowledge of IEP development before attending this training.

9. Promoting Self-Determination (3 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators supporting students during the transition planning process, transition coordinators, CSE Chairpersons, guidance counselors, social workers

Dates: 2/3/2022

Self-determination enables students to identify and express their wants, needs, and desires. It empowers students to become more directly involved in their own transition planning process. This training provides professionals with an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications. Activities enable participants to dig deeper into the concepts and to develop an action plan for supporting their students' development of self-determination.

10. Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Building Principals/Administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) Chairpersons

Dates: 2/3/2022

This professional development opportunity will promote the understanding and appropriate use of test accommodations for students with disabilities. It is intended to provide information related to the decision-making process for choosing test accommodations. The training will cover the types of test accommodations, as well as the documentation of appropriate accommodations on the individualized education program (IEP).

11. Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 1

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 2/3/2022

Back by popular demand. This session contains new content and updates to previously offered session. This session is part of a three-part series. In this session we will explore your style under pressure, understand our reactions and implications of our natural response styles, learn key questions and strategies to use when faced with difficult conversations to stay in dialogue. Participants will "look and listen" for situations in their work to bring with them to the Part 2 session for exploration and self-study.

12. Fundamentals of Equity: Exploring Equity and Cultural Responsiveness (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, etc.)

Dates: 2/7/2022

This virtual training is designed to build foundational understanding of equity and cultural responsiveness. Overall, the aim is to ensure that participants establish a common vocabulary while beginning to interrogate their personal, professional and institutional capacity within these two areas.

13. Transition in the IEP 4-Part Series

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Special education administrators, special education and general education teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers, school psychologists, school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers, and families.

Dates: 2/7/2022 to 2/28/2022

The purpose of Transition in the IEP Four Part Series is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by the SPP Indicator 13. Attendees will deepen their understanding of not only what is required, but best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

14. Specially Designed Instruction for Distance Learning

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Pre-K through 12th grade general and special education teachers who may be responsible for providing remote instruction for students receiving special education.

Dates: 2/8/2022 to 2/15/2022

The Specially Designed Instruction for Distance Learning professional development package is part of a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This training is intended to provide participants with guidance and recommendations for providing SDI when engaging students in distance learning through online, hybrid, and other remote instructional delivery formats. Topics in this training include: a brief review of SDI regulations, equity in distance learning, steps for ensuring student access, practice reviewing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to determine how to deliver SDI remotely, important considerations for remote SDI delivery, instructional priorities and strategies, structuring the distance learning environment, and communication.

15. Restorative Practices for Building Classroom Community: Part 1

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 2/9/2022

This session is part of a three-part series, Using Restorative Practices to Build Classroom Community.
A restorative school begins with building community and strengthening relationships. Over 3 sessions, we will lay the foundation for making restorative circle process a regular part of your classroom culture. This series can stand alone, or can act as the prerequisite for Using Restorative Practices to Respond to Harm.
Each session is experiential and focused on skill-building. The series is accompanied by resources (readings, guides and videos) to support adult learning.

Session 1: The Art of Building Positive Relationships
The focus of this session is understanding the building blocks of a restorative approach.

16. CPSE to CSE Transition for Families

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: Families of children transitioning to kindergarten

Dates: 2/10/2022

This workshop will help participants understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

17. Best Practices in Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: All educators PK-12

Dates: 2/10/2022 to 2/24/2022

This professional learning opportunity on embedding vocabulary instruction into primarily Tier 1 instruction. Participants will be able to explain the importance of vocabulary instruction, understand how explicit instruction can be applied to vocabulary instruction and be able to identify key strategies, and how to incorporate within the school day.

18. Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 2

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 2/10/2022

Back by popular demand. This session contains new content and updates to previously offered session. This session is part of a three-part series. In this session we will examine situations from our "look and listen" experience. You will explore your self-awareness, how things were handled, and did you consider anything differently this week based on your awareness? We will explore how to make it safe in difficult conversations through cultivating mutual respect and mutual purpose. We will learn how to state your path in conversations to be both clear and kind in difficult conversations. Participants will bring a possible upcoming difficult conversation to Part 3 for exploration.

19. CPSE to CSE Transition for Families

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: families of children transitioning to kindergarten

Dates: 2/16/2022

This workshop will help participants understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

20. Fundamentals in Equity: Exploring Equity and Cultural Responsiveness

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members)

Dates: 2/17/2022

This professional learning package is designed to build foundational understanding of equity and cultural responsiveness. Overall, the aim is to ensure that participants establish a common vocabulary while beginning to interrogate their personal, professional, and institutional capacity within these two areas.

21. Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 3

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 2/17/2022

This session is part of a three-part series. In this session we will explore how to manage our own stories when we are faced with difficult conversations and consider what we really want for ourselves, for others, and our professional relationships as a result. Participants will use a planning tool during the session to plan for an upcoming difficult conversation.

22. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/28/2022

For more than a century, education providers throughout the United States have strived and struggled to meet the diverse needs of American children and families. Culturally responsive-sustaining education is a view of learning and human growth that values differences in culture and identity (e.g., race, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, ability) as strengths that should be included in teaching and learning.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss Equity and Culturally Responsive teaching practices. For those who have attended training on the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework or other CR-related training topics, it is an opportunity to pose follow-up questions and discuss implementation. The Forum will be facilitated by RPC's Culturally Responsive Educator Specialist.

The CRE Forum is available monthly October through June. Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit of 1 hour.

23. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for Administrators (2 Zoom Sessions of 1.5 hrs each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators responsible for overseeing instruction of students with disabilities, supervision of teachers of SWDs, or implementation of special education programs and services; CPSE/CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 3/1/2022 to 3/15/2022

This training is intended to further develop administrator's knowledge of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for students with Disabilities and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student needs. Administrators will be able to define SDI, recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education instruction, identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting, and gain skills for supervision of the implementation of SDI.

24. Restorative Practices for Building Classroom Community: Part 2

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 3/2/2022

This session is Part 2 of a three-part series.
A restorative school begins with building community and strengthening relationships. In this 3-session series, we will lay the foundation for making restorative circle process a regular part of your classroom culture. This series can stand alone, or can act as the prerequisite for Tier 2: Using Restorative Practices to Respond to Harm.
Each session is experiential and focused on skill-building. The series is accompanied by resources (readings, guides and videos) to support adult learning.

Session 2: The Art of Circle Design
The focus of this session is on practicing the elements of community-building circle design.

25. Using the FBA and BIP Process to Support Students Needing Intensive Intervention: Parts 1-4

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Administration, CSE Chairpeople, Specialists, Special Education Teachers, and General Education Teachers.

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

This training package is a four-part series on understanding the FBA, BIP and Progress Monitoring. The outcomes include building fluency with the science of behavior that provides the theoretical foundation on which FBAs and BIPs are based; promoting acquisition of the skills necessary to complete the FBA process; developing the skills necessary to create, implementing and progress monitoring the BIP; and ensuring these skills align with the New York State Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, Part 200
Part 1 Focus: Understanding the Behavior Pathway. Part 2 Focus: Conducting the Functional Behavior Assessment. Part 3 Focus: Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Develop the Behavior Intervention Plan. Part 4 Focus: Implementation and Progress Monitoring of the Behavior Intervention Plan.

26. Identifying and Intensifying Interventions (2 Zoom sessions x 2 hrs each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; and Principals

Dates: 3/3/2022 to 3/10/2022

As a result of this training participants will be able to identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions. They will learn when each of these approaches is appropriate, given the nature of the observed problem, and will be able to adjust the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction. Registrants must participate in both sessions to obtain CTLE Credit.

27. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 4 - For Year 1 Districts

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 3/7/2022

Districts that report having over 2% of their students with disabilities participating in the NYSAA are required to participate in this Targeted Skills Group (TSG). A TSG is an intentionally formed group of stakeholders from multiple districts focused on improvement in a specific, data-identified area. TSGs begin with foundational training to ensure common understanding of the target area. This is followed by root cause analysis of the district's data and planning for any needed change in practices, additional PD, or technical assistance.

28. What does it mean to be a Culturally Responsive Educator? (2 hours Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District Leaders, Teachers, Support Staff

Dates: 3/8/2022

This training is designed to foster discussion around the elements of Culturally Responsive Education and Pedagogy, and provide a foundation for learning for teachers and educational organizations. Overall, the aim is to emphasize that culturally responsive teaching is not a "set of best practices, but a practice that recognizes the mind-body connection involved in learning.

29. Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: All educators PK-12.

Dates: 3/9/2022 to 3/24/2022

This professional learning opportunity is designed to provide an overview of universal screening, and how to adopt the practice within an educational organization.

30. CPSE to CSE Transition for Families

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: families of children transitioing to kindergarten

Dates: 3/10/2022

This workshop will help participants understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

31. Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: general and special education teachers and administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, agency staff, as well as students and families.

Dates: 3/14/2022 to 3/21/2022

This training contains information on the development and provision of an effective exit summary for students. It will cover both the traditional exit summary and the exit summary provided with the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.

32. Effectively Giving Students Feedback to Inform Next Steps for Learning

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 3/17/2022

Back by popular demand. This session contains new content and updates to previously offered session. We know feedback is paramount to the learning process but do you ever feel as if you are not sure where to begin when giving feedback to students or why some feedback doesn't seem to help? In this session, we will examine types of feedback, their purposes, and how they feed learning forward for both student learning and a teacher's instructional planning. Four common types of student errors will be discussed and ways to address them to help students know their next action steps as learners.

33. CPSE to CSE Transition for Families

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Dates: 3/21/2022

This workshop will help participants understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

34. EI to CPSE Transition for Families

Program: Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center

Audience: Families of children transitioning from EI to CPSE

Dates: 3/22/2022

This presentation will guide parents through the process of transitioning their child from Early Intervention to the Committee on Preschool Special Education. Parents will understand the differences between Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education services and their important role in the transition process.

35. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/22/2022

For more than a century, education providers throughout the United States have strived and struggled to meet the diverse needs of American children and families. Culturally responsive-sustaining education is a view of learning and human growth that values differences in culture and identity (e.g., race, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, ability) as strengths that should be included in teaching and learning.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss Equity and Culturally Responsive teaching practices. For those who have attended training on the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework or other CR-related training topics, it is an opportunity to pose follow-up questions and discuss implementation. The Forum will be facilitated by RPC's Culturally Responsive Educator Specialist.

The CRE Forum is available monthly October through June. Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit of 1 hour.

36. Restorative Practices for Developing Classroom Community: Part 3

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Administrators and Educators in NYS religious and independent schools.

Dates: 3/23/2022

This session is Part 3 of a three-part series.
A restorative school begins with building community and strengthening relationships. In this 3-session series, we will lay the foundation for making restorative circle process a regular part of your classroom culture. This series can stand alone, or can act as the prerequisite for Tier 2: Using Restorative Practices to Respond to Harm.
Each session is experiential and focused on skill-building. The series is accompanied by resources (readings, guides and videos) to support adult learning.

Session 3: The Art of Circle Facilitation
The focus of this session is on practicing the skills of circle facilitation.

37. Differentiation Made Easy

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Leaders and educators in religious and independent schools of New York

Dates: 3/23/2022

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Participants in this session will leave with a simple model and ready-to-use strategies for meeting the needs of a wide range of learners within a single classroom. Join us to explore ways that teachers, with just some minor adjustments to curriculum, materials, and instruction, can ensure that all students have access to meaningful academic content.

38. Family Engagement: Communication and Culture (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: All school staff, including teachers, administrators, service providers, support staff, etc.

Dates: 4/5/2022

Family engagement has a positive impact on children's learning and skill development. Educators do not always come from the same cultural background as their students/families and this can lead to misinterpretations and misunderstanding. This training will introduce concepts of communication and culture that may impact interaction with families and will explore strategies for effective collaboration to support student success.

39. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 4/25/2022

For more than a century, education providers throughout the United States have strived and struggled to meet the diverse needs of American children and families. Culturally responsive-sustaining education is a view of learning and human growth that values differences in culture and identity (e.g., race, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, ability) as strengths that should be included in teaching and learning.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss Equity and Culturally Responsive teaching practices. For those who have attended training on the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework or other CR-related training topics, it is an opportunity to pose follow-up questions and discuss implementation. The Forum will be facilitated by RPC's Culturally Responsive Educator Specialist.

The CRE Forum is available monthly October through June. Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit of 1 hour.

40. Explicit Direct Instruction (4 hr self-study launches April 4th + 1 hr live Zoom on April 27th)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Teachers, chairpersons, administrators

Dates: 4/27/2022

Provides teachers with an introduction to explicit instruction, including example instructional strategies and practice developing an explicit instruction lesson plan. Participants will independently view 4 recorded presentations and complete a series of application activities through the Schoology platform. The independent work requires approximately 4 hours to complete and will be followed by a 1-hour live Zoom technical assistance session. The recorded material will be released on April 4th. Participants must complete the self-study, including all application exercises, and attend the live Zoom session on April 27th to receive CTLE credit.

41. Looking Collaboratively at Student Work

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Leaders and educators in religious and independent schools of New York.

Dates: 4/27/2022

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You spend A LOT of time planning assignments and grading work. But-how do you know if the work you assign students is really helping them learn? How can you be sure that you get the best work from your students? and How do you know if the grades you assign student work are consistent and meaningful? Join us for a session that walks teachers through a process for closely and collaboratively reviewing student work to answer some of these important questions. Participants will explore collaborative review protocols that help foster a culture of inquiry and boost the rigor of instruction and quality of student work.

42. Agency 101 - Connecting Individuals with Disabilities to Adult Services (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators responsible for supporting transition planning for students with disabilities, including secondary teachers, transition coordinators, CSE Chairpersons, and guidance counselors

Dates: 4/29/2022

This overview of primary adult services is meant to increase district/program's ability to assist students and families with appropriate, available referral options and processes. In addition, the components which comprise self-determination and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process will be covered.

43. CDOS Learning Standards (3 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Anyone instructing students working toward a CDOS credential, CSE Chairpersons, Transition Coordinators, Guidance Counselors, CTE Instructors

Dates: 5/5/2022

New York State has developed the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards to prepare students for success in school and the adult world. This training provides teachers and related service providers with the knowledge and resources they need to infuse CDOS into instruction and IEP development. PREREQUISITE: it is recommended that participants attend training on or have knowledge of NYS Diploma and Credential Options prior to attending this training.

44. Work Based Learning (CDOS 3) - (3 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Those responsible for planning, supervising or providing WBL programs, CSE Chairpersons, Guidance counselors

Dates: 5/6/2022

This session provides a basic overview of Work Based Learning (WBL), specifically as it relates to requirements for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential.

45. Fundamentals of Equity: Exploring Equity and Cultural Responsiveness (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, etc.)

Dates: 5/16/2022

This virtual training is designed to build foundational understanding of equity and cultural responsiveness. Overall, the aim is to ensure that participants establish a common vocabulary while beginning to interrogate their personal, professional and institutional capacity within these two areas.

46. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 5/24/2022

For more than a century, education providers throughout the United States have strived and struggled to meet the diverse needs of American children and families. Culturally responsive-sustaining education is a view of learning and human growth that values differences in culture and identity (e.g., race, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, ability) as strengths that should be included in teaching and learning.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss Equity and Culturally Responsive teaching practices. For those who have attended training on the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework or other CR-related training topics, it is an opportunity to pose follow-up questions and discuss implementation. The Forum will be facilitated by RPC's Culturally Responsive Educator Specialist.

The CRE Forum is available monthly October through June. Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit of 1 hour.

47. Specially Designed Instruction: Next Steps (2 Zoom sessions of 3 hours each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators providing instruction for students with disabilities

Dates: 6/1/2022 to 6/8/2022

This training is the second in a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This advanced level training is intended to further develop participants' knowledge of specially designed instruction and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning barriers.  Participants will be trained on how specially designed instruction is used alongside other instructional strategies and the process of developing appropriate specially designed instruction based on individual student needs and characteristics. 

48. What does it mean to be a Culturally Responsive Educator? (2 hours Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District Leaders, Teachers, Support Staff

Dates: 6/6/2022

This training is designed to foster discussion around the elements of Culturally Responsive Education and Pedagogy, and provide a foundation for learning for teachers and educational organizations. Overall, the aim is to emphasize that culturally responsive teaching is not a "set of best practices, but a practice that recognizes the mind-body connection involved in learning.

49. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 6/22/2022

For more than a century, education providers throughout the United States have strived and struggled to meet the diverse needs of American children and families. Culturally responsive-sustaining education is a view of learning and human growth that values differences in culture and identity (e.g., race, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, ability) as strengths that should be included in teaching and learning.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss Equity and Culturally Responsive teaching practices. For those who have attended training on the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Framework or other CR-related training topics, it is an opportunity to pose follow-up questions and discuss implementation. The Forum will be facilitated by RPC's Culturally Responsive Educator Specialist.

The CRE Forum is available monthly October through June. Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit of 1 hour.