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1. One Trusted Adult Foundations-Asynchronous Training

Session Code: 9: ALL

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: NYSTC Registrar  - info@nysteachercenters.org

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 2/26/2024 to 3/25/2024

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One Trusted Adult: Foundations for Educators is an online on-demand, 4-hour course, including exercises, assessments, and a downloadable workbook.

Access to 4-hour course completely paid for by your Teacher Center! Participants in this course will: Review evidence, and recognize the importance of every child being able to name a trusted adult Become a trusted adult who is Accessible, Boundaried, and Caring and prompt self and organizational reflection Set up spaces to meet the BASICS (universal youth needs), including tools and strategies to use with your students for connection and reflection Establish healthy and appropriate youth-adult relationships and avoid boundary blur and professional burnout Encourage teamwork and build a network of many trusted adults within your school community and beyond apply the caring modes and comfort zone frameworks for effective mentorship. Grade-level teams are encouraged to sign up together.

A link with a code will be emailed to you upon registration. You will have 4 weeks to complete the work. Upon completion of the program, please email the OTA certificate to info@nysteachercenters.org, for full CTLE credit and attendance verification with NYSTC. All video content also includes closed captioning.

The asynchronous hours for this program are simply placeholders for the hours of work. You may complete the work during a time that works best for you.

2. Aspiring Educators for Teacher Assistants

Session Code: 9: ALL

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Kaylee Bennett  - Kayleeabennett@gmail.com

Location: Asynchronous & Synchronous (Asynchronous & Synchronous, NY)

Audience: Teaching Assistants

Dates: 3/4/2024 to 4/1/2024

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This 3 hour course will provide information for certified teaching assistants on the different pathways teaching assistants could take to become a certified teacher in New York State. This course will also provide some information relevant to teaching in New York State in an effort to encourage/recruit teaching assistants to become certified teachers. Participants will receive an overview on the different pathways one could take to become a certified teacher in NYS. Participants will also become familiar with the TEACH system to look up certification requirements and guidance on which steps to take to become a certified teacher

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3. NYSTC Spring Symposium 2024

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Location: In Person (In Person, NY)

Dates: 3/5/2024 to 3/6/2024

Welcome to the NYSTC Spring Symposium. We are excited to have you join us as we connect, communicate and collaborate! This is the required Professional Learning Conference for New York State Teacher Center Directors. Spring Symposium Agenda 2024!

4. One Trusted Adult Book Study

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Jessica Lattimore  - jlattimorertc@gmail.com

Location: Asynchronous & Synchronous (Asynchronous & Synchronous, NY)

Audience: All

Dates: 3/11/2024 to 4/19/2024

Packed with real-life stories and invaluable tips, One Trusted Adult inspires all adults to build strong connections, embrace sustainable career practices, break the silence around boundary violations and abuse, be present for the young people in their lives and, in doing so, ensure that the young people in their care are growing into their greatest potential. In clear, accessible terms, One Trusted Adult lays out: *The critical nature of trust, along with simple tools that help build trusting relationships with young people and expand the opportunities for positive impact. *What boundaries are, and how to set clear expectations that keep both young people and the adults who work with them safe. *How to create an organizational culture that cares for the whole child and celebrates the adults who get it right while holding accountable those who don't. *Ways to partner and surround young people with the only thing better than one trusted adult: many trusted adults!

5. Collegial Circle: Stories to Teach, Reach and Connect (Stories as Medicine)

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Sandy Halpin  - sjmth831@gmail.com

Location: Synchronous- Online (Synchronous- Online, NY)

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 3/19/2024 to 4/2/2024

Two 90-minute Zoom sessions to discuss, develop, and practice how STORIES can be used in educational settings to support content, build SEL skills, and provide opportunities for community connections.
Course Goals (Participants will):
Define STORY.
Share relevant experiences with stories and storytelling.
Explore different ways that stories can be used in schools.
Plan a new way to incorporate a story into your professional practice.

6. Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults - book study

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Mykal Karl  - director@cateachercenter.org

Location: Asynchronous (Asynchronous, NY)

Audience: All educators interested in diversity and indigenous knowledge systems

Dates: 4/2/2024 to 5/13/2024

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Drawing from her experiences as an Indigenous scientist, botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer demonstrated how all living things―from strawberries and witch hazel to water lilies and lichen―provide us with gifts and lessons every day in her best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass. Adapted for young adults by Monique Gray Smith, this new edition reinforces how wider ecological understanding stems from listening to the earth's oldest teachers: the plants around us. Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults brings Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the desire to understand diversity to every educator from elementary to secondary, from science to the arts. This book is a paradigm shifter.

7. Collegiate Circle: Self-Awareness to Combat Bias

Session Code: 5.BEWL

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Alexa Toyas  - alexatoyas2@gmail.com

Location: Synchronous- Online (Synchronous- Online, NY)

Audience: Middle-High school teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/3/2024 to 4/17/2024

The format of this course is a collegiate circle. The focus of our discussions will be on a collaborative project entitled, "This is My Story". The project provides a welcoming and affirming environment that gives multi-lingual learners a chance to share their migration journeys to the United States. Common themes in previous entries have included human trafficking, family separation, and adjusting to a new culture, language, and education system. We will discuss how to use these stories can be used as a "window" and a "mirror" into their personal journeys, and embed their memoirs into a curriculum about the formal writing and editing process, grammar, and language acquisition for students with low home language literacy and English language skills.

8. Fostering Resilient Learners with Trauma Informed Classrooms

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Michael DeMario  - demariomichael@gmail.com

Location: Asynchronous & Synchronous (Asynchronous & Synchronous, NY)

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/3/2024 to 5/1/2024

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Working with trauma-affected students and their teachers, Fostering Resilient Learners will help you cultivate a trauma-sensitive learning environment for students across all content areas, grade levels, and educational settings. The authors--a mental health therapist and a veteran principal--provide proven, reliable strategies to help you. Educators will understand what trauma is and how it hinders the learning, motivation, and success of all students in the classroom and build strong relationships and create a safe space to enable students to learn at high levels. Educators may adopt a strengths-based approach that leads them to recalibrate how they view destructive student behaviors and to perceive what students need to break negative cycles. This will help to head off frustration and burnout with essential self-care techniques that will help educators and their students flourish.

9. Mental Health/Illness Collegial Circle

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Mykal Karl  - director@cateachercenter.org

Location: Synchronous- Online (Synchronous- Online, NY)

Audience: All UPK-12 education professionals

Dates: 4/8/2024 to 4/22/2024

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Two 90-minute Zoom sessions to discuss, develop, and practice with mental health and mental illness educator resources. Come discuss important themes surrounding our roles as educational professionals and the mental health of ourselves and our students. Be prepared to share resources you have already used and try new things as we discuss the challenges of mental health maintenance in the 2024 classroom. Come away with tools to use during Mental Health Awareness Month in May.

10. Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards - Overview

Session Code: 2.MST

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Cheryl Herman  - cherman@onboces.org

Location: Asynchronous (Asynchronous, NY)

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/10/2024 to 5/14/2024

The NYS CS&DF standards were adopted in 2020. The standards focus on 5 key concepts: Digital Literacy, Impacts of Computing, Computational Thinking, Cybersecurity and Networks and Systems Design. NYS is currently in the capacity building stage with full implementation for all teachers grades K-12 by September 2024. To help teachers investigate strategies and activities to implement the standards, NYS Teacher Centers have developed a 15-hour on line course broken down into 5, 3-hour blocks focused on each of the concepts. Each block is set up in the same format so it will be easy to follow along and complete all of them. *Each block does have its own set of tasks and due dates so please be mindful of this.

Please note: Asynchronous work dates listed below are simply placeholders for the work of the course. You may complete asynchronous work during hours that work best for you. District approval is needed for in-service credit. (15 CTLE hours)

11. Media Literacy: Using PBL in the Secondary Classroom

Session Code: 8.INTEG

Program: New York State Teacher Centers

Activity Owner/Manager: Samantha Gundersen  - samanthahaney18@ucla.edu

Location: Asynchronous (Asynchronous, NY)

Audience: Teachers across all disciplines

Dates: 4/15/2024 to 5/15/2024

In this asynchronous Google Classroom course, secondary teachers (English, Social Studies, Math, Science, etc.) will learn how to implement media literacy instruction through project-based learning. In this course, teachers will learn how to guide their students toward becoming critical consumers of print and online media--how do citizens know when to trust information, when to be skeptical, and when to repost information for others? Teachers will be provided with NGLS-aligned resources that can be used immediately and will work to develop materials for their own classroom.