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1. Teaching Across Learning Environments Academy - Module 1

Program: Teaching in Remote and Hybrid Learning Environments (TRLE)

Audience: This course catalog entry is specifically for those individuals who have already completed Module 1: From Emergency Remote Teaching to Teaching Across Learning Environments.

Dates: 8/8/2022

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This course catalog entry is made available ONLY to those individuals who have already completed Module 1: From Emergency Remote Teaching to Teaching Across Learning Environments of the Teaching Across Learning Environments Academy of the TRLE Project.

2. New/Novice Teacher Academy: Creating a Student-Centered Classroom

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: New/novice Teachers in NYS Religious and Independent Schools

Dates: 8/15/2022 to 8/19/2022

Starting Soon
Back by popular demand from last summer: An introductory, interactive course to help teachers in their 1st to 3rd year prepare for September, with a focus on:
● Managing the classroom environment
● Designing and delivering high-quality instruction
● Embedding assessment to ensure success
● Getting ready for fall with templates, organizational strategies, tips for classroom set up, etc

3. Turn Your Classroom into a Student-Centered Mathematical Playground

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: The audience for this session is for middle and high school math teachers, however the concepts are transmissible to elementary teachers as well.

Dates: 8/16/2022

Starting Soon
The classroom environment leaves an impression of how your students capture math content from September through June. In this session, we will share ideas of how to transform your learning environment into a space of engaging mathematical thinking and activity. We will focus on a variety of tasks to include: how to set up and maintain a vibrant student-centered classroom, how to create access for all types of math learners, and validating and supporting students to rise to a challenge. The purpose of this session is to take away tasks, puzzles, and problems to differentiate for all the learners in your classroom, as well as offer an entry point into deeper math thinking and discussions that will last the entire school year. The audience for this session is middle and high school math teachers, however the concepts are transmissible to elementary teachers, as well.

4. 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: 8/18/2022

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.

5. Coaching for Increased Results

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Current school leaders, instructional leads, and teachers in NYS independent or religious schools who are interested in peer coaching

Dates: 8/22/2022 to 8/23/2022

This course equips new and experienced coaches with the knowledge, tools, and strategies to advance their practice for increased student learning. Participants will be provided with a digital sourcebook: The Fieldbook for Coaches.

Course Objectives:
1. Establish identity as a coach, preferred coaching style, and goals for continuous learning.
2. Learn the science behind adult learning, resistance to change, and tools for making coaching initiatives stick.
3. Advance communication and feedback techniques for high-impact coaching.

Three modules will be presented over 2 days, a morning and afternoon (with a lunch break between) and then the next morning.

6. Consultant Teacher Services

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators

Dates: 8/24/2022

Consultant teacher services are to support the participation of students with disabilities in the general education classroom and curriculum. Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's IEP. The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations and 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 should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services.

7. Tier 2 Restorative Practices for St. Ambrose School, Diocese of Rochester

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: Solely for participants from St. Ambrose School, Diocese of Rochester, NY.

Dates: 8/24/2022 to 8/31/2022

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This 6-hour intensive course is limited to participants from St. Ambrose School, Diocese of Rochester NY.

8. Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Graduation Rates and Decreasing Dropout

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 8/24/2022

This training is designed to assist Educational Organizations (EOs) to develop systems and evidence-based practices that are known to enhance successful completion of school for students with disabilities. The outcomes of this training may indicate the need for additional follow-up with coaching for facilitating teams, accessing data, using data effectively to make decisions, selecting appropriate interventions, and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions.

9. Transition in the IEP 4-Part Series

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: 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: 9/9/2022 to 9/30/2022

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.

10. SDI in the IEP (Next Steps in SDI Module 3), (1 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Teachers of students with disabilities, individuals responsible for writing or reviewing IEPs

Dates: 9/13/2022

Participants will examine how and where Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) should be included in an IEP. They will be able to apply this knowledge to complete student SDI summary sheets that can serve as a tool for communication and planning. This session may be helpful for regular ed. teachers of students with disabilities who need to understand where in an IEP they can look for information on the student's need for specially designed instruction.

11. Agency 101 - Connecting Individuals with Disabilities to Adult Services (2.5 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: 9/14/2022

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.

12. 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: 9/14/2022

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.

13. Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: all educators Pre-K through grade 12

Dates: 9/15/2022 to 9/29/2022

This professional learning opportunity is designed to provide an overview of what progress monitoring for academics is and how to implement this practice with individual students. There will be two four-hour Zoom sessions. There will also be outside activities to complete independently.

14. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 1

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 9/19/2022

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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.

15. Alternatives to Suspension (In-person 2-day Training)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, others responsible for disciplinary decisions and policies, behavior support personnel, teachers

Dates: 9/19/2022 to 9/26/2022

This training is intended to help participants understand that exclusionary practices have significant short and long-term negative effects and that there are alternative approaches to discipline that lead to improved student outcomes. Participants will ground themselves in a common 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 these two days, participants will explore effective research-based strategies for responding to student behavior and appropriate alternatives to suspension, which have significantly fewer negative impacts on student or family outcomes.

16. Creating the IEP: School-age (2 Zoom sessions of 3 hrs each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for developing or reviewing IEPs

Dates: 9/22/2022 to 9/29/2022

During this 2-session training, participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide school-age students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Registrants must attend both sessions to earn CTLE credit.

17. Transition Assessment Series (3 Zoom Sessions of 3 hours each, 1 session/month Sept-November)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators and school leaders responsible for transition planning for students with disabilities

Dates: 9/23/2022 to 11/4/2022

This training provides an overview of career development theory and the law 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 students in developing increased self-awareness and career paths will be explored. Session 3 covers the use of transition assessment results in writing transition portions of the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Participants must attend all 3 sessions to earn CTLE credit. ** A separate training is being offered on December 9th on transition assessment for students with significant disabilities.

18. Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring for All Students (3 Zoom sessions of 2 hours each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General education and special education teachers

Dates: 9/27/2022 to 10/11/2022

This professional learning opportunity is designed to provide participants with an introduction to the importance and core features of progress monitoring of academics for ALL students within a tiered model of academic support.

19. Overview of Specially Designed Instruction

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators

Dates: 9/28/2022

Consultant teacher services are to support the participation of students with disabilities in the general education classroom and curriculum. Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's IEP. The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations and 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 should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services.

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

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Classroom Teachers, Administrators, Counselors, School Psychologists, Support Staff

Dates: 9/28/2022

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This training package intends to provide participants with an understanding of trauma-sensitive practices to be integrated into their school's PBIS framework, including specific practices to improve student outcomes.

21. EI to CPSE Transition Training for Professionals

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

Audience: any professional interested in learning more about the EI to CPSE transition process

Dates: 9/28/2022

This presentation will guide CPSE Chairpersons and other interested individuals through the process of transitioning children from the Early Intervention Program to the Committee on Preschool Special Education. Participants will examine the differences between Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education services and the responsibilities of the CPSE Chair in the transition process

22. FBA BIP Toolkit (1 hr independent learning launches 9/12 + 1 hr live Zoom on 9/28)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for developing FBAs and BIPs, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators

Dates: 9/28/2022

This training provides a brief, step-by-step overview of the FBA and BIP process. It consists of a one-hour recorded presentation that participants engage in independently, followed by a one-hour live Zoom session to participate in a discussion and application exercise with the trainers. The independent recording will be released to registrants on September 12th. Your registration for this 1-hour live Zoom session on September 28th will get you access to the recorded material. Participants must watch the recording and attend the live Zoom session to receive CTLE credit.

23. *Asynchronous* Creating the IEP

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Individuals responsible for developing or reviewing IEPs

Dates: 9/30/2022

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Participants will develop an understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view video modules, complete brief assignments in Schoology and then participate in a live Zoom follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions about the content. The link to the modules, as well as the Zoom information, will be sent two weeks prior to the live session, and registration for this session will no longer be available at that time. Participants must attend the live follow-up session in order to receive CTLE credit for the training.

24. CPSE / CSE Chairperson IN-PERSON Training (3 days)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: New CPSE, CSE and Subcommittee Chairpersons. May also be appropriate for new Chairperson support staff seeking to learn about the special education process and Committee responsibilities.

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 10/17/2022

This NYSED-vetted training has been developed to provide NEW Chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process and their role as a Chairperson as defined by New York State laws and regulations. This is an IN-PERSON training that will consist of 3 full-day sessions.

25. Classroom Management: Asynchronous

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/6/2022

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This multiple module training package intends to provide participants with a greater understanding of positive behavior supports and specific classroom management strategies to be used in virtual, hybrid, and in-person settings to improve student outcomes. Please note: This training requires participants to independently view video modules, complete brief assignments via the online platform, and participate in a live Zoom follow-up session to collaborate and ask questions regarding the content following completion of the modules. All necessary content, modules and access links will be provided 4-weeks prior to the live session registration will no longer be available after 9/9/2022. **Participants must complete all assignments and attend the live session to receive CTLE credit.

26. FBA-BIP In-depth Training: Using the FBA & BIP Process to Support Students Needing Intensive Interventions (6 Zooms of 3 hrs each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for conducting FBAs, developing BIPs, and monitoring BIP implementation. This is an intensive, technical training, therefore it is recommended that participants have some prior knowledge of behavioral intervention and FBA-BIP development.

Dates: 10/11/2022 to 11/15/2022

This is an intensive, highly technical, multi-session training for those responsible for FBA/BIP development and BIP Progress Monitoring. Key components of the series are:
- Understanding the Behavior Pathway, the theoretical foundations on which FBAs and BIPs are based
- Conducting the Functional Behavior Assessment and Understanding the Competing Behavior Pathway
- Developing the Behavior Intervention Plan based upon the Competing Behavior Pathway
- Implementation and Progress Monitoring of the Behavior Intervention Plan
Participants must attend all 6 sessions to earn CTLE hours.

27. Transition in the IEP (2-day, in-person training at WSWHE BOCES Ballard Road Conference Center)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for transition planning and IEP development, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators overseeing special education

Dates: 10/11/2022 to 11/3/2022

The purpose of this Transition in the IEP 2-day training is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by 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. Participants will engage in application activities and will be asked to review a handout on family engagement in the transition planning process between days 1 and 2.

28. 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: 10/18/2022 to 10/25/2022

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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.

29. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 2

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 10/25/2022

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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.

30. Creating the IEP: School-age (2 Zoom sessions of 3 hrs each)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for developing or reviewing IEPs

Dates: 10/27/2022 to 11/2/2022

During this 2-session training, participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide school-age students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Registrants must attend both sessions to earn CTLE credit.

31. Transition in the IEP (2-day, in-person training at Wildwood Programs, 1190 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for transition planning and IEP development, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators overseeing special education

Dates: 10/28/2022 to 11/22/2022

The purpose of this Transition in the IEP 2-day training is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by 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. Participants will engage in application activities and will be asked to review a handout on family engagement in the transition planning process between days 1 and 2.

32. Evidence-based Practices for Improving Graduation Rate and Decreasing Dropout (3 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, guidance counselors and other educators with responsibility for or interest in improving graduation rate and decreasing dropout

Dates: 11/15/2022

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of factors that contribute to school completion or dropout. Resources aimed at increasing school completion, tracking data that can be used to identify a student's dropout risk, and tracking transition planning will be shared, as will strategies to consider to increase school completion.

33. Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Program: Capital District 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: 11/17/2022

This professional development opportunity promotes the understanding and appropriate use of test accommodations for students with disabilities. It provides information related to the decision-making process for choosing test accommodations, the types of test accommodations, and documentation of appropriate accommodations on the individualized education program (IEP).

34. Transition in the IEP (2-day, in-person training at WSWHE BOCES Ballard Road Conference Center)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for transition planning and IEP development, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators overseeing special education

Dates: 12/1/2022 to 1/5/2023

The purpose of this Transition in the IEP 2-day training is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by 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. Participants will engage in application activities and will be asked to review a handout on family engagement in the transition planning process between days 1 and 2.

35. Parent and Family Engagement Within the FBA and BIP Process (2 Hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District and School level teams who are responsible for the development and implementation of the FBA, BIP and Progress monitoring

Dates: 12/6/2022

This package supplements the four-part series "Using the FBA and the BIP Process to Support Students Needing Intensive Interventions." Participating schools will enhance their understanding of how families can contribute critical information within the FBA-BIP process, as well as when and how to engage families in the process.

36. Transition Assessment for Students with Significant Disabilities (3 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators responsible for transition planning for students with significant disabilities

Dates: 12/9/2022

This training covers transition assessment for students with significant disabilities. Assessment resources for use with students with significant disabilities will be shared.

37. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 3

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 12/13/2022

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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.

38. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 4

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 1/10/2023

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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.

39. CPSE / CSE Chairperson IN-PERSON Training (3 days)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: New CPSE, CSE and Subcommittee Chairpersons. May also be appropriate for new Chairperson support staff seeking to learn about the special education process and Committee responsibilities.

Dates: 1/13/2023 to 1/23/2023

This NYSED-vetted training has been developed to provide NEW Chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process and their role as a Chairperson as defined by New York State laws and regulations. This is an IN-PERSON training that will consist of 3 full-day sessions.

40. Transition in the IEP (2-day, in-person training at WSWHE BOCES Ballard Road Conference Center)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for transition planning and IEP development, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators overseeing special education

Dates: 2/9/2023 to 3/6/2023

The purpose of this Transition in the IEP 2-day training is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by 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. Participants will engage in application activities and will be asked to review a handout on family engagement in the transition planning process between days 1 and 2.

41. Transition in the IEP (2-day, in-person training at Wildwood Programs, 1190 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Individuals responsible for transition planning and IEP development, CSE Chairpersons, Administrators overseeing special education

Dates: 2/13/2023 to 3/13/2023

The purpose of this Transition in the IEP 2-day training is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the essential components as required by 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. Participants will engage in application activities and will be asked to review a handout on family engagement in the transition planning process between days 1 and 2.

42. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 5

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 2/16/2023

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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.