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1. Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Brushton-Moira Staff

Dates: 11/16/2022

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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.

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

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Brushton Moira Staff

Dates: 12/1/2022

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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 students. 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

3. 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.

4. Effective and Collaborative Implementation of Family Engagement Resources (2 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: anyone in an educational organization that is responsible for creating tools, materials and resources to support effective family engagement and involvement, e.g. administrators, specialists, teachers, parent & parent representatives, etc

Dates: 12/15/2022

During this training participants will explore resources and tools to support meaningful and equitable family engagement and communication. They will use critical thinking skills and an assessment worksheet to reflect on and deepen understanding of resource designs and approaches.

5. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction; Understanding the Science of Reading (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Best suited for administrators and curriculum leaders

Dates: 12/15/2022

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 needed in order to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact they have on reading proficiency. The training will also provide the context for the importance of effective reading instruction and the impact it has on equity for all students. In order to overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction for 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.

6. Special Education Mediation for Families

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Parents and Students

Dates: 12/16/2022

This package provides information on the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Special Education Mediation to encourage the use of this voluntary process statewide. This training will include but is not limited to the following topics: Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): The Basics, Resolving Disputes Under IDEA and IDEA Special Education Basic Mediation Procedures Participants will become more familiar and increase capacity with and around Special Education Mediation to encourage EO's and parents to use mediation to resolve complaints regarding the education and experience of a student with a disability.

7. Special Education Mediation for Families Training

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

Audience: Families, School Districts

Dates: 12/16/2022

This package provides information on the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Special Education Mediation to encourage the use of this voluntary process statewide. This training will include but is not limited to the following topics: Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): The Basics, Resolving Disputes Under IDEA and IDEA Special Education Basic Mediation Procedures. Participants will become more familiar and increase capacity with and around Special Education Mediation to encourage EO's and parents to use mediation to resolve complaints regarding the education and experience of a student with a disability.

8. 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: 12/16/2022 to 1/25/2023

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.

9. CDOS- Learning Standards

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This session is intended for: General and special education administrators, general and special education teachers, paraprofessionals, school counselors and school psychologists as well as other related service personnel as well as local and state agency personnel that provide services to students with disabilities

Dates: 12/16/2022

New York State has developed the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards to prepare all students to recognize student achievement of their learning standards towards work readiness knowledge and skills. The foundation of the CDOS Commencement Credential are these standards. Students need to be instructed on the CDOS Commencement Level standards in Career Development, Integrated Learning and Universal Foundation Skills. This instruction should be provided through multiple experiences (integrated into the general education setting, during real life experiences, explicitly taught).

10. Function Based Thinking in Preschool

Program: North Country Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 12/22/2022

This training aims to equip attendees with the skills to describe challenging behavior, understand the behavior pathway and its use in determining function of behavior, and understand and engage with the function based thinking process to prevent or extinguish unwanted behaviors for preschool students.

11. 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: 1/5/2023

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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.

12. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 4

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 1/10/2023

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.

13. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 1/12/2023

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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.

Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit.

14. 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.

15. 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: 1/17/2023 to 1/24/2023

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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.

16. Better Than Carrots and Sticks - Book Study

Program: Upstate PDRC

Audience: NYS religious and Independent school educators and leaders

Dates: 1/18/2023 to 3/15/2023

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Join us for a 3-session book study to explore the book Better than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management, by Smith, Fisher, and Frey.

Explore ideas and practical strategies for

- building relationships with students
- implementing restorative practices and
- creating healthy learning environments

that improve learning outcomes.

Participants are responsible for obtaining their own book - hardcopy, ebook, purchased, or borrowed!

17. 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: 1/19/2023 to 2/2/2023

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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.

18. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective & Long-Term Learning (3.5 hrs consisting of Independent Study + live Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Teachers, chairpersons, administrators

Dates: 1/30/2023

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This training was developed to help participants gain a greater understanding of the instructional practice of explicit instruction and how to effectively implement it with students. Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice for special education and considered to be the foundation of specially designed instruction (SDI). Participants will be given access to a an Independent Study course on January 16th. The independent work must be completed prior to the live Zoom session that takes place on January 30th, 3:30-4:30PM. Participants must complete the self-study, including all application exercises, and attend the live Zoom session to receive CTLE credit.

19. Introduction to The Behavior Pathway (2 hours Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 1/31/2023

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The behavior pathway is the theoretical foundation on which FBAs and BIPs are based. Participants will learn each of the components of the behavior pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior.

20. Transition in the IEP (Virtual Training, 3 hours)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 2/3/2023

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This virtual version of the Transition in the IEP training provides an overview of the transition planning components of the IEP. Attendees needing more in-depth understanding of best practices for quality transition planning and services are encouraged to attend the 2-day Transition in the IEP training.

21. SDI in the IEP (Next Steps in SDI Module 3), (1.5 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 2/6/2023

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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.

22. Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions (2 hours Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District and School level teams, General and Special Education teachers, paraprofessionals.

Dates: 2/7/2023

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Participants will learn the components of the Competing Behavior Pathway in order to identify behavioral interventions to promote desired behavior.

23. Transition in the IEP (Virtual Training, 2 hrs 40 Minutes)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 2/7/2023

This virtual version of the Transition in the IEP training provides an overview of the transition planning components of the IEP. Attendees needing more in-depth understanding of best practices for quality transition planning and services are encouraged to attend the 2-day Transition in the IEP training.

24. 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.

25. Introduction to the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework (2 hour Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/9/2023

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This training is intended to introduce participants to foundational elements of cultural responsiveness and explore the New York State Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework. In doing so, it is meant to facilitate connections between Cultural Responsiveness and meeting the needs of students with disabilities, while also providing an opportunity for critical reflection on the extent to which culturally responsive practices are present within their Educational Organization(s).

26. 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.

27. NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Session 5

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Invited Districts

Dates: 2/16/2023

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. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/17/2023

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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.

Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit.

29. 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: 3/17/2023

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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).

30. Transition in the IEP (Virtual Training, 3 hours)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 3/17/2023

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This virtual version of the Transition in the IEP training provides an overview of the transition planning components of the IEP. Attendees needing more in-depth understanding of best practices for quality transition planning and services are encouraged to attend the 2-day Transition in the IEP training.

31. Culturally Responsive Education Forum (1 hr Zoom)

Program: Capital District Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/23/2023

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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.

Participants should register separately for EACH month that they plan to attend in order to receive CTLE Credit.

32. How to Foster Self-Determination in All Students (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: 3/27/2023

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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.

33. FBA-BIP In-depth Training: Using the FBA & BIP Process to Support Students Needing Intensive Interventions (6 Zooms of 2.5 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: 4/18/2023 to 5/23/2023

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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.