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1. Math PLC Curriculum Development, Grades 7-8

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Grades 7-8 Teachers

Dates: 6/26/2018

Overview:

Participants will focus on editing the 7th grade and 8th grade Scope and Sequence Blueprint (respectively) that was made last year, and they will collectively agree to follow it in 2018-19. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

2. Algebra I PLC Curriculum Development

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Algebra 1 Teachers

Dates: 6/26/2018

Overview:

Participants will focus on editing the Algebra I Scope and Sequence Blueprint that was made last year, and they will collectively agree to follow it in 2018-19. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

3. Youth Mental Health First Aid 8-Hour Certification

Program: Comprehensive School Health & Wellness

Audience: Health Education Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 6/27/2018

Description:

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

** Lunch will be provided **

4. eDoctrina Level 1

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/2/2018

Overview:

In this session, participants will be introduced to eDoctrina and how it can be used to create and administer assessments. Attendees will learn how to create quizzes or tests from scratch and using the question banks that are available. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to see the variety of reports that are available to analyze assessment data.

Outcomes:

- Create assessments in eDoctrina

- Align questions to standards/learning targets

- Print answer sheets

- Review scanned/entered assessment data

- Generate reports to analyze assessment data

REQUISITE: Districts must subscribe to Regional Curriculum Assessment & Development [551.211.200] to participate in this professional development offering.

5. Making Word Problems Accessible Through Instructional Scaffolding

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/3/2018

Overview:

In this session participants will extend their knowledge of scaffolding word problems. Participants will identify high rigor math problems in their curriculum and create a series of word problems that can be used for learners at all levels of learning. This process includes adding supports for students to enhance their word problem solving ability in addition to their skill solving ability.

Outcomes:

- Extend knowledge of scaffolding word problems to enhance student problem solving ability

- Identify high rigor math problems where content scaffolding could be applied

- Apply the content scaffolding format to high rigor math problems

- Create content scaffolds

6. Causes and Cures, by Margaret Searle [Schoology ONLINE Book Study]

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/8/2018 to 9/2/2018

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Overview:

Participants of this virtual book study discussion will learn about a problem-solving protocol as well as practical interventions designed to help teams diagnose need and deliver the best support to their students. They will also have an opportunity to engage in a culture of professional sharing and digital dialogue centered around executive function and the latest neurological research.

The virtual book study discussion will begin on July 8th, with a new discussion topic posted for each chapter weekly. The book study will conclude on September 2nd.

Participants will receive a no-cost copy of Causes and Cures.

7. A Basic Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Program: Broome-Tioga BOCES Professional Development Offerings

Audience: HS & MS: Psychologists, Social Workers, Guidance Counselors, Bldg.-Level Admin's and Other Staff Involved in Screening Students for Potential Substance Use/Abuse Referral Services

Dates: 7/10/2018

Overview:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence based practice that identifies client’s strengths and evokes their intrinsic motivation for behavior change. This workshop is designed to increase the worker’s knowledge and understanding about the basic elements of MI.

Clear differentiation between MI Spirit, the Four Processes and the Core Skills of MI set the stage for advanced training in the practice of this guiding method of communication and counseling.

This introductory course is based on the most recent version (3rd edition) of Motivational Interviewing - Helping People Change (2013) by Miller & Rollnick.

Please contact Doug Titus ( dtitus@btboces.org ) for questions related to this session.

8. Reading Workshop Institute, Grades 3-12

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers in Grades 3-8, Administrators

Dates: 7/10/2018 to 7/11/2018

Overview:

“Be the reader you wish to teach.” This institute is designed as an opportunity for teachers to develop, practice, and explore their own use of reading skills and strategies around increasingly complex texts. Participants will experience the use of readers’ notebooks, close reading, and collaborative conversations around texts. Sessions will also explore where these opportunities can be embedded into reading instruction and assessment.

Outcomes:

- Make the invisible work of reading visible through meta-cognitive study

- Develop tools that support reading rigor and independence

- Organize and design reading instruction that emphasizes specific teaching moves and decisions

9. CSE/CPSE Issues and Updates - ONC

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/10/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State

requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

10. CSE/CPSE Administrative Assistants Training Updates - ONC

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/10/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State

requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

11. Math & Movement: Using Movement to Enhance Math Ability & Increase Physical Fitness

Program: Comprehensive School Health & Wellness

Audience: Grades PK-5 Elementary Teachers

Dates: 7/11/2018

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Description:

Math & Movement is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, cross-body movements, and yoga. The program uses visually pleasing floor mats that allow children to practice basic skills while using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities. Math & Movement leads students through researched-based and classroom-tested exercises that result in mathematical competency and confidence. The series of “math-movements” are uniquely designed to build number sense by including moving and counting with varied voice levels. The math-movements improve students’ basic math and reading skills, critical thinking and a child’s ability to focus and learn. Activities included in the workshop are aligned to specific goals in the Common Core State Standards.

12. Science PLC Curriculum Development, Grade 5

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 5 Teachers

Dates: 7/11/2018

Overview:

ITeachers will continue their work developing lessons and assessments aligned to the NYS Science Learning Standards for 3rd grade. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Develop lessons and assessments to meet the demands of the new standards.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 5th Grade

13. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Program: Broome-Tioga BOCES Professional Development Offerings

Audience: HS & MS: Psychologists, Social Workers, Guidance Counselors, Bldg.-Level Admin's and Other Staff Involved in Screening Students for Potential Substance Use/Abuse Referral Services

Dates: 7/11/2018

Overview:

SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for people with substance use disorders and those at-risk of developing them. Primary care, trauma centers, emergency departments, and other settings provide opportunities BEFORE more severe consequences occur.

There are three goals that SBIRT has set out to accomplish:

- The First is to encourage workers to screen and provide advice or counseling to the individuals who misuse alcohol or other drugs.

- The Second is to influence risky behavior patterns and reduce exposure to the negative consequences of misuse.

- And finally to improve the linkages between the general community health care and specialized substance abuse providers to facilitate access to care when needed.

Please contact Doug Titus ( dtitus@btboces.org ) for questions related to this session.

14. Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth: Flexible Decision-Making for Targeted Instruction, Grades 2-5: Year 1

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grades 2-5 Teachers, Literacy, and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/12/2018 to 3/19/2019

Overview:

This service is in collaboration with Binghamton University’s Education Department and provides participating teachers with intensive professional development in knowledge and use of literacy learning progressions, specific assessment tools, and a range of instructional strategies to design instruction targeted to address student needs. Participants will learn how to select and modify interventions & strategies based on analysis of student data to flexibly respond to students’ needs, with the goal of accelerating student learning. Each participating school will have regular onsite coaching visits as part of the service.

Outcomes:

- Explain how the brain reads, how reading acquisition develops, and what makes reading difficult for some students

- Explain profiles of struggling readers and implications for assessment and instruction

- Describe ways to efficiently and effectively assess struggling readers in order to find precise teaching points

- Create a plan for assessment of focus students

- Describe research-proven instructional strategies to address identified needs

- Design multi-component instructional plans targeted to student needs

*Additional Cost: Accelerating Student Literacy, Service #551-211-020*

15. Making Connections: The Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/12/2018

Overview:

In this session, participants will explore resources available with the Next Generation Math Standards for Awareness and Capacity Building.

Outcomes:

- Define the process of revision of the learning standards

- Identify key revisions to the standards

16. Science PLC Curriculum Development, Grade 3

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers

Dates: 7/12/2018

Overview:

ITeachers will continue their work developing lessons and assessments aligned to the NYS Science Learning Standards for 3rd grade. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Develop lessons and assessments to meet the demands of the new standards.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 3rd Grade

17. Seal of Biliteracy Summer Meeting

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: Seal of Biliteracy District Committee Members

Dates: 7/12/2018

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Overview:

This session is intended for district representatives to develop a regional Seal of Biliteracy Plan. The plan will become a model plan for the BT BOCES region that districts can customize to meet their own district’s needs.

18. Don’t Let Young Children’s Challenging Behaviors Challenge You! - DCMO

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Pre-K - Grade 2 Teachers, Staff, Administrators

Dates: 7/12/2018

Overview:

Explore universal and targeted interventions that encourage positive behavior and help students gain social-emotional skills. Reframe approaches to challenging behaviors and discuss trauma-informed responses.

Outcomes:

- Develop strategies to teach positive behaviors and social emotional skills in your classroom

-Use the Behavior Pathway to discover function of behavior

-Gain strategies to de-escalate students in crisis

19. Chairperson Training - 4 day training - GST

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/13/2018 to 8/6/2018

Overview:

This 4-day professional development training designed to follow the CSE/CPSE process from referral through reevaluation as defined in NYSED Law and Regulations. The training will include the following modules: Regulatory Foundations, Referral, Evaluation, Eligibility, Recommendation/IEP Development, IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, Effective Meetings and the CPSE Process.

NOTE:

This 4 day professional development workshop was developed in collaboration with the NYS State Education Department to provide CPSE and CSE chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process and their role as a chairperson and is recommended by NYSED especially those in their position two years or less.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

20. Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth: Flexible Decision-Making for Targeted Instruction, Grades K-1: Year 1

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grades K-1 Teachers, Literacy, and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/16/2018 to 4/9/2019

Overview:

This service is in collaboration with Binghamton University’s Education Department and provides participating teachers with intensive professional development in knowledge and use of literacy learning progressions, specific assessment tools, and a range of instructional strategies to design instruction targeted to address student needs. Participants will learn how to select and modify interventions & strategies based on analysis of student data to flexibly respond to students’ needs, with the goal of accelerating student learning. Each participating school will have regular onsite coaching visits as part of the service.

Outcomes:

- Explain how the brain reads, how reading acquisition develops, and what makes reading difficult for some students

- Explain profiles of struggling readers and implications for assessment and instruction

- Describe ways to efficiently and effectively assess struggling readers in order to find precise teaching points

- Create a plan for assessment of focus students

- Describe research-proven instructional strategies to address identified needs

- Design multi-component instructional plans targeted to student needs

*Additional Cost: Accelerating Student Literacy, Service #551-211-020*

21. CSE and CPSE Training – 4 day Training - BT

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/16/2018 to 8/10/2018

Overview:

This 4-day professional development training designed to follow the CSE/CPSE process from referral through reevaluation as defined in NYSED Law and Regulations. The training will include the following modules: Regulatory Foundations, Referral, Evaluation, Eligibility, Recommendation/IEP Development, IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, Effective Meetings and the CPSE Process.

NOTE:

This 4 day professional development workshop was developed in collaboration with the NYS State Education Department to provide CPSE and CSE chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process and their role as a chairperson and is recommended by NYSED especially those in their position two years or less.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

22. Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sexuality Education

Program: Comprehensive School Health & Wellness

Audience: MS/HS Health Educators

Dates: 7/17/2018

Description:

Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sexuality Education is a national skills-based professional development offering which allows participants to practice and enhance their skills related to facilitating health and sexuality education, including: climate building in the classroom; exploring the components of comprehensive sexuality education; pedagogical approaches for experiential learning; beliefs clarification; managing personal disclosure; and responding to sensitive questions and harassing comments. Foundations Training was developed by Answer, Inc. at Rutgers University and Cardea.

23. High School Biology PLC

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Biology Teachers

Dates: 7/17/2018

Overview:

Teachers will continue their work developing lessons and assessments aligned to the NYS Science Learning Standards for High School Biology. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Develop lessons and assessments to meet the demands of the new standards.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, biology

24. CSE/CPSE Issues and Updates - DCMO

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/17/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State

requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

25. CSE/CPSE Administrative Assistants Training Updates - DCMO

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 7/17/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State

requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

26. Collaboration in the Co-Taught Classroom

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Grades K-12 Teaching Teams (General Ed, Special Ed, Co-Teachers, Consultant Teachers)

Dates: 7/18/2018 to 7/19/2018

Overview:

Creating more inclusive classrooms with better outcomes for students with disabilities begins with establishing and maintaining effective collaborative partnerships between general education teachers and special education teachers. Collaboration in the Co-Taught Classroom aims to help general education and special education teachers reflect upon and refine the effectiveness of their co-teaching approach.

Outcomes:

- Clarify and explain what the continuum of services is and the roles for all professionals in the classroom.

- Identify and describe characteristics of a co-taught classroom and formulate plans to increase the instructional impact of two teachers in the classroom.

- Design formats for communication, lesson planning and classroom management based on student needs in the classroom.

27. Geometry PLC Curriculum Development

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Geometry Teachers

Dates: 7/18/2018

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing a Geometry Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2018-19. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

28. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion, Grade 2

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 2 Science Teachers

Dates: 7/18/2018 to 7/19/2018

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in learning about the framework of the new standards, conceptual shifts required to meet the new standards and will take part in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 2nd grade. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 18-19 school year.

**Participants MUST bring a lesson they currently teach or a plan for a lesson they would like to teach.**

Outcomes:

- Develop lessons and assessments to meet the demands of the new standards.

- Identify and define the 3 dimensions of the new standards.

- Define phenomena and identify at least 1 phenomena that can be utilized in a 3D lesson of your own.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 2nd grade

29. Building the Questioning Skills of Teachers and Students

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/19/2018 to 7/20/2018

Overview:

Teachers will examine characteristics of effective questioning practice. They will develop a plan for future instruction that both lets them develop their skill in asking better questions and strengthens opportunities for students to become better questioners. The work will also be inherently connecting quality questioning practices to the planning and conduct of classroom discussion.

Outcomes:

- Describe effective classroom questioning practice

- Identify specific strategies to build questioning skills

- Use techniques and protocols to improve classroom discussion and to facilitate student to student interaction

- Develop an individual classroom action plan with respect to building your questioning skills and that of your students

30. College Board - Opportunity Leaders Training

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: High School Principals & Assistant Principals

Dates: 7/23/2018

Overview:

Opportunity Leaders training will equip principals to use data from College Board assessments to drive decision-making in their school, specifically by including more students in AP courses and offering a wider range of AP options. Included in this training will be an overview of the new teacher and student supports for AP that will launch in 2019. This content will help principals address the state’s advanced coursework components of the college, career and civic readiness index to measure school quality.

Drawing on the College Board’s experience in New York State, content will include:

- Use of PSAT and SAT data to inform instruction and college preparation

- Connection between advanced coursework in high school and success in college and career

- Identification of students with potential to perform well in AP classes, based on PSAT data

- Expansion of AP courses and implications to scheduling, staffing and budget

- Communications and engagement with teachers, families and students

31. Digital Introductions (ME-Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 7/23/2018

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Overview:

In this training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 teachers, we will give a differentiated introduction to Chromebooks, along with introducing one framework for viewing the purposeful integration of technology into the classroom. To help leverage the devices in your classroom we will also spend some time looking at digital formative assessments, and how the teacher and students can analyze the data provided.

Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Use a chromebook for typical classroom needs

- Create digital formative assessments to help drive instructional decisions on a regular basis.

Tags: 1:1 education

32. Algebra II PLC Curriculum Development

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Algebra II Teachers

Dates: 7/24/2018

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing a Algebra II Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2018-19. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

33. Engaging the Math Learner with Cooperative Learning, Grades K-6

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Grades K-6 Teachers

Dates: 7/24/2018

Overview:

This workshop is designed to give participants strategies for engaging students in the math classroom through cooperative learning. Participants will see how cooperative learning strategies can promote a positive learning environment where all students are engaged, accountable, and learning at a high level.

Outcomes:

- Describe strategies for organizing students into learning groups

- Define skills students will need to be successful in cooperative learning

- Design standard and outcome based cooperative learning strategies to implement in the math curriculum

34. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion for Elementary Teachers

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 7/24/2018

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the New Science Standards. Teachers will be immersed in sample activities aligned to the new standards and will learn about the conceptual shifts required to meet the demands of the new standards.

Outcomes:

- Identify and define the 3 dimensions of the new standards.

- Define phenomena and identify at least 1 phenomena that can be utilized in a 3D lesson of your own.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, elementary

35. Digital Tools (ME – Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 7/25/2018

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Overview:

This workshop is meant to help teachers hit the ground running for the 2018-2019 school year. We will look at some digital tools and platforms, as well as look into strategies for how you can systematically introduce technology into your classroom, along with how it can fundamentally change the learning that happens. We also look forward to sharing your best practices for using these platforms in your classroom environment.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Create and share Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets

- Navigate the basic functions of the above-mentioned G Suite products

- Add Google Chrome extensions to your account

- Create and share a Screencastify screen recording

- Identify possible ways students can use Screencastify to demonstrate learning

- Create an EdPuzzle lesson using a pre-recorded video or a video of the teacher's own making

- Evaluate the use of EdPuzzle as a whole group vs. Center based learning tool

- Create digital message boards for student response/feedback (platform to be determined)

Tags: 1:1 Education

36. Engaging Math Learner with Stations, Grades K-6

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Grades K-6 Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2018

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Overview:

This session has a focus on guided math and small group work. Individuals will discuss best practice in managing individual stations and rotations while keeping engagement and learning up.

Outcomes:

- Develop routines that facilitate movement and productive independent work.

- Create station plans that help students master specific standards and fluencies.

- Identify core math topics and materials needed for various stations.

37. Paul Andersen - Conceptual Shifts of NYSSLS

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Science Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2018

Overview:

The NYSSLS represents the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades. This revolution will only occur if teachers understand the standards and make changes in their classrooms. This workshop will focus on 3-Dimensional instructional strategies that realize the potential of the science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts. Scientific phenomenon will be used to build wonder and drive engagement. Paul Andersen will share implementation strategies that have been tested in schools around the World. Participants will create anchor charts, design assessments, and identify phenomenon to guide unit design.

** Lunch will be Provided **

38. Writing Workshop Institute, Grades 3-12

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers of ELA in the intermediate grades, including special education and literacy teachers.

Dates: 7/25/2018 to 7/27/2018

Overview:

“Be the writer you wish to teach.” Often, teachers of writing do not feel like writers themselves. This institute is designed as an opportunity for teachers to develop, practice, and revisit their own writing skills and strategies through participation in a writing workshop. Teachers will experience the paper and digital use of writers’ notebooks, the writing process, and publication. The institute will also explore where these opportunities can be embedded into writing instruction. Participation in this institute is also an excellent segue into the four Writing Workshop sessions throughout the year.

Outcomes:

- Practice and develop writing skills and strategies

- Develop tools that support writing rigor and independence

- Transfer writing experience into writing instruction

39. Digital Citizenship and Learning Models (ME – Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 7/26/2018

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Overview:

In this workshop we will look at the digital learning environment, and how many of the classroom management tools and strategies you already use transition into the digital learning environment. Being aware there are new challenges awaiting us in this new frontier, we will look at different ways of delivering your digital instruction, setting you and your students up for success along the way. We will discuss the "teachable moments" that will come up in your classroom, and how you can work citizenship (analog and digital) into your lessons to meet the needs of your students.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Create and share digital resources within your Schoology courses

- Create and administer digital assessments in the Schoology environment

- Create and share lessons using Nearpod and PearDeck

- Investigate and evaluate the use of Nearpod vs. PearDeck based on the instructional objectives associated with a particular lesson

Tags: 1:1 Education

40. Digital Leadership 3-Part Series: Implementing Digital Transformation in Your School

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2018 to 9/25/2018

Overview:

This 3-part series will assist regional district and building leaders in creating and/or revising their NYS Educational Technology Plans due in October. To help guide leadership through the implementation process, please join BTB IT Specialist Dustin Andrus, National Thought Leader Dr. Jeremiah Okal-Fink, and an Educational Strategist from Dell for a deeply impactful strategic planning series. Topics include: Setting Purposeful Direction, Planning for and Evaluating the Critical Aspects of Digital Transformation, and Structures and Plans for Support and Accountability.

SESSION 1: Setting Purposeful Direction Leadership will look at utilizing the tools of implementation science to help re-start their technology/learning initiative.

SESSION 2: Planning for and Evaluating the Critical Aspects of Digital Transformation Designed for the development of a plan that moves towards the purposes and learning framework identified in session 1. For those who have already implemented an initiative, the focus will be on evaluating the current plan, coupled with the elements identified during this session that need to be in place.

SESSION 3: Structures & Plans for Support and Accountability: This session focuses on the implementation of 'the plan'. We will reflect on the practices currently in place and look at structures of support and accountability for moving forward.

**Participants are encourage to attend all three sessions**

41. Leveled Literacy Intervention - Year 1 for Grades K-2

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers in Grades K-2, Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2018 to 1/30/2019

Overview:

Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) is a small-group, supplementary intervention plan designed for young children who struggle with reading and writing. Designed to bring children up to grade-level performance in as little as 14-18 weeks, LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention plan that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

Outcomes:

- Explain the Leveled Literacy Intervention

- Describe key aspects of teaching phonics,reading,and writing in Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons

- Design daily Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons based on student data

42. Science PLC Curriculum Development, Grade 6

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 6 Science Teachers

Dates: 7/31/2018

Overview:

Teachers will continue their work developing lessons and assessments aligned to the NYS Science Learning Standards, with the main content area focus on Earth Science. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Develop lessons and assessments to meet the demands of the new standards.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 6th grade

43. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades K-2 (CF CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades K-2 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 7/31/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

44. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades K-2 (SV CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades K-2 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 7/31/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

45. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades K-2 (WP CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades K-2 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 7/31/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

46. 30 Million Words Book Discussion

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: Building and District Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2018

Overview:

Please join us for a culminating book discussion of 30 Million Words by Dana Suskind. BT BOCES and area school districts have joined SUNY Broome in promoting the community read of the text. Leading up to the book discussion, there will be an opportunity to discuss key components of each chapter in an online Schoology discussion. If you would like to participate in the online discussion, you can join the Schoology GROUP using the access code DHCJS-H45HT. The culminating discussion on July 31 will focus on summarizing important learnings from your reading and implications for our schools.

47. Building Units of Instruction for Deeper Thinking in ELA, Grades 6-12

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers of MS and HS ELA; Teachers / Library Media Specialists who Support Secondary ELA

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 8/2/2018

Overview:

In this multi-day workshop, participants will create or revise units of instruction to help students think more deeply about the texts they read and write. Emphasis will be on designing units to help students develop an inquiry stance through interactions with a series of texts that build their readerly stamina, knowledge base, and academic language. Strategies to help all students access these challenging texts and ideas. This is part 1 of a 2 part series, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

Outcomes:

- Identify key ELA skills from the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards as a focus for an instructional unit

- Identify the strategies for helping students read with an inquiry stance for deeper analysis of text

- Create text sets that purposefully build a knowledge and language base around a topic

- Create formative and summative assessments that address the identified key skills

- Describe strategies for helping students access challenging texts

48. Instructional Coaching - Year 1

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades K-12 Instructional Coaches

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 4/9/2019

Overview:

In this six-session series, we will discuss the role of instructional coaches, how to work with colleagues who may be unfamiliar with instructional coaching, essential "look-fors" of effective instruction, and how to conduct a coaching conversation focused on student learning. Participants will leave able to clearly articulate their coaching role, with ideas for building coaching relationships with colleagues and coaching tools.

* COST IS PER BUILDING; ALL registrants should select applicable method of payment, noting that BT BOCES will recognize building teams when billing for service not reflected on FRS - Service # 551.211.030 *

49. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion, Grade 4

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 4 Science Teachers

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 8/2/2018

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in learning about the framework of the new standards, conceptual shifts required to meet the new standards and will take part in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 4th grade. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

**Participants MUST bring a lesson they currently teach or a plan for a lesson they would like to teach.

Outcomes:

- Develop or revise a lesson to meet the demands of the new standards.

- Identify and define the 3 dimensions of the new standards.

- Define phenomena and identify at least 1 phenomena that can be utilized in a 3D lesson of your own.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 4th grade

50. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades 3-5 (CF CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades 3-5 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 8/1/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

51. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades 3-5 (SV CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades 3-5 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 8/1/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

52. Units of Study in Writing Conference - Grades 3-5 (WP CSD)

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: Grades 3-5 Literacy Teachers & Specialists

Dates: 8/1/2018

AGENDA:

- The Why: Writing Workshop

- The How: Structure Inside Workshop (session, mini lesson, writing process, unit)

- Adult Writing Workshop

- The What: Unit Overview

- The What: Unit Deep Dive - Pathways (progression rubrics, check lists)

- Conferring (structure, if-then)

- Reflections

** Each participant MUST have a set of the Units of Study books on hand for the conference day.**

53. Transition for Leaders: Administrators Need to Know! - DCMO

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Middle and High School Principals, CSE Chairpersons, Directors of Curriculum, School Counselors

Dates: 8/1/2018

New
Overview:

Facilitated dialogue to explore the regulations around transition, and the required role of middle school and high school principals, CSE Chairpersons and School Counselors in supporting the implementation of district wide transition planning. Examine existing practices for transition assessment, IEP development, and exiting options.

Outcomes:

- Identify the NYSED requirements for transition

- Design systems to implement mandated transition components

- Supervise and support staff in writing and instructing the transition IEP

54. Pathways to Graduation - DCMO

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Middle School and High School Principals, CSE Chairs, School Counselors, High School Teachers

Dates: 8/1/2018

New
Overview:

Half day training designed to provide an overview of exiting options for all students

- Multiple Pathways to Graduation

- 4+1 Assessment Options

- Safety Nets for Students with Disabilities

- Regents Exam Appeals

- CDOS Commencement Credential

- Skill and Achievement Credential

Outcomes:

Gain an understanding of the different exiting options for students with or without disabilities and how to communicate the information with families.

55. Pyramid Model Module 1: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Pre-K & UPK Directors, Teachers, and Staff

Dates: 8/3/2018

Overview:

Participants will explore CSEFEL Pyramid Model Module 1. They will learn evidenced-based practices for promoting positive behavior in young children through adult-child relationships and classroom environment. Strategies will be developed to build positive relationships, add structure to the classroom, and explicitly teach expected behaviors.

Outcomes:

- Develop strategies to build relationships with children and their families

- Design classroom space and routines to minimize challenging behaviors

- Develop plans to explicitly teach expected behaviors

56. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion, Earth Science

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Earth Science Teachers

Dates: 8/6/2018 to 8/7/2018

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in learning about the framework of the new standards, conceptual shifts required to meet the new standards and will take part in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for High School Earth Science. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

**Participants MUST bring a lesson they currently teach or a plan for a lesson they would like to teach.

Outcomes:

- Develop or revise a lesson to meet the demands of the new standards.

- Identify and define the 3 dimensions of the new standards.

- Define phenomena and identify at least 1 phenomena that can be utilized in a 3D lesson of your own.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, Earth Science

57. Formative Assessment: Foundations to Digital

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/7/2018

Overview:

This workshop will focus on the core ideas of what are the best practices in formative assessment and how we can utilize a variety of digital formative assessment platforms to better inform our teaching practices.

Outcomes:

- Define Formative Assessment

- Identify characteristics of high quality formative assessment

- Justify new student learning targets based on data

- Design Digital Formative Assessments

- Identify and label critical attributes of designed formative assessments

58. Kindergarten Academy

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grade K Teachers

Dates: 8/7/2018 to 4/26/2019

Overview:

In this multi-day series, kindergarten teachers will develop a master plan for ELA instruction for the 18-19 school year, including planning for: setting up the classroom and school day, routines and procedures, assessments, targeted ELA instruction, and addressing other content areas. Teachers will identify essential learning outcomes for kindergarten, develop progress monitoring to ensure growth in the essential learning outcomes, and develop instructional plans to deliver targeted instruction throughout the year. Participants will build their strategy toolkit to address outcomes and assessment. This series will include a few onsite coaching visits for each teacher.

** REGISTER EARLY! This course is capped at 20 **

59. Broome-Tioga BOCES 32nd Annual Principals’ / Leaders’ Academy

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: Building and District Administrators. Districts are encouraged to attend with their leadership teams.

Dates: 8/8/2018 to 8/9/2018

Overview:

This year’s two-day academy will feature a full-day keynote by Dr. Thomas Guskey on August 8 followed by an exciting day of presentations from districts across the region on August 9.

Dr. Guskey is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Kentucky and is known throughout the world for his work on student assessment, grading and reporting, designing and evaluating professional learning, and educational change. He is the author/editor of 21 award-winning books and more than 250 book chapters and articles. Dr. Guskey is an engaging presenter who helps bring clarity and resolution to some of education’s most challenging problems.

Dr. Guskey’s presentation will focus on Using Assessments to Improve Teaching and Learning. We know that there are many great things happening in our schools around this topic, and we want to use the second day of the academy as an opportunity to share some of those practices.

60. Transition for Leaders: Administrators Need to Know! - ONC

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Middle and High School Principals, CSE Chairpersons, Directors of Curriculum, School Counselors

Dates: 8/8/2018

New
Overview:

Facilitated dialogue to explore the regulations around transition, and the required role of middle school and high school principals, CSE Chairpersons and school counselors in supporting the implementation of district wide transition planning. Examine existing practices for transition assessment, IEP development, and exiting options.

Outcomes:

- Identify the NYSED requirements for transition

- Design systems to implement mandated transition components

- Supervise and support staff in writing and instructing the transition IEP

61. Pathways to Graduation - ONC

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Middle School and High School Principals, CSE Chairs, School Counselors, High School Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2018

New
Overview:

Half day training designed to provide an overview of exiting options for all students

- Multiple Pathways to Graduation

- 4+1 Assessment Options

- Safety Nets for Students with Disabilities

- Regents Exam Appeals

- CDOS Commencement Credential

- Skill and Achievement Credential

Outcomes:

Gain an understanding of the different exiting options for students with or without disabilities and how to communicate the information with families.

62. CSE/CPSE Issues and Updates - BT

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Chairperson Refresher

Dates: 8/13/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Overview:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

63. Elementary Humanities Hub

Program: SCI: Social Studies

Audience: Grades K-5 Teachers and Library Media Specialists

Dates: 8/13/2018 to 8/14/2018

Overview:

Teachers will develop text sets to be used in units and lessons that purposefully integrate NYS K-5 Social Studies Framework , the Social Studies Practices and the English Language Arts Standards.

Outcomes:

- Identify central Idea focus in NYS K-5 Social Studies Framework

- Create text sets that purposefully integrate ELA and the Social Studies Practices

64. CSE/CPSE Administrative Assistants Training Updates - BT

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Administrative Assistants

Dates: 8/13/2018

Overview:

Secretary Training Updates – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Recognize laws and regulations as it relates to students with disabilities.

- Associate CSE/CPSE processes and with required SED forms.

- Identify roles and responsibilities regarding; the monitoring of timelines and day-to-day procedures as it relates to a student's referral, evaluation, meeting notice (members of the CPSE/CSE).

65. Leveled Literacy Intervention - Year 1 for Grades 3-8

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers in Grades K-2, Administrators

Dates: 8/14/2018 to 1/31/2019

Overview:

The LLI System is designed for students who are reading below grade level. The LLI System may also be used to help children at higher grade levels who are reading below text level W. This system can also be used effectively with special education children for whom the activities meet the educational program specifications.

Outcomes:

- Explain the Leveled Literacy Intervention

- Describe key aspects of teaching phonics,reading,and writing in Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons

- Design daily Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons based on student data

66. Schoology Summer Camp 2018

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/14/2018 to 8/15/2018

Overview:

This 2-day event is open to all Schoology users at any level (new - expert). The ‘camp fashion’ structure will lend to breakout learning sessions on different aspects of Schoology based upon what attendees want to learn. This highly collaborative two-day experience will provide an outlet for teachers to get the personalized help that they need and all their questions answered.

Outcomes:

- Identify best practices of classroom management in an online environment.

- Identify key attributes in building a successful online classroom.

Tags: social learning networks, hybrid class, schoology

67. Don't Let Young Children's Behavior Challenge You. [BT BOCES]

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: PreK - Grade 2 Teachers, Staff, Administrators

Dates: 8/15/2018

Overview:

Participants will explore universal and targeted interventions that encourage positive behavior and help students gain social-emotional skills. They will also be encouraged to re-frame approaches to challenging behaviors and discuss trauma-informed responses.

Outcomes:

- Develop strategies to teach positive behaviors and social emotional skills in your classroom

- Use the Behavior Pathway to discover function of behavior

- Gain strategies to de-escalate students in crisis

68. Lead Evaluator Training for NEW Administrators

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: NEW Building and District Administrators

Dates: 8/15/2018 to 9/19/2018

Overview:

This training supports districts in training NEW Lead Evaluators, Impartial/Independent Evaluators, and Peer Observers in accordance with the requirements of Education Law 3012-d. The learning opportunities are aligned to all nine training components required for certification. Inter-rater reliability and inter-rater agreement will be assessed during the training process.

Outcomes:

- Define the requirements for lead evaluator training

- Explain the structure and philosophy of the professional practice rubrics

- Identify the teaching standards and explain how they align with the teacher observation rubrics

- Describe evidence based observation and explain why it is important

- Collect quality evidence and justify alignment to your professional practice rubric

69. CSE/CPSE Issues and Updates - GST

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 8/15/2018

Overview:

CSE/CPSE issues and updates -This training will be an opportunity for Chairpersons to receive updated information from NYSED, Office of Special Education. The Regional Special Education Trainers will provide updated memos, policy, and regulations. Secretary Training – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee

- Develop practices that encourage parental and student involvement

- Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that will result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State

requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

70. CSE/CPSE Administrative Assistants Training Updates - GST

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 8/15/2018

Overview:

Secretary Training Updates – review of responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. Items to be covered: the process from referral to implementation, communication to parents and other members of the committee, timelines and expectations of federal and State regulations.

Outcomes:

- Recognize laws and regulations as it relates to students with disabilities.

- Associate CSE/CPSE processes and with required SED forms.

- Identify roles and responsibilities regarding; the monitoring of timelines and day-to-day procedures as it relates to a student's referral, evaluation, meeting notice (members of the CPSE/CSE).

71. It’s all about the TEXT (not the test!): Embedding Test Preparation Year Round

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Teachers in Grades 3-8, Administrators

Dates: 8/22/2018 to 8/23/2018

Overview:

Participants will extend their knowledge of scaffolding complex text for success in the intermediate and secondary ELA classroom. Teachers will identify the challenges of grade-level text in alignment with the expectation of the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards. The focus will be on identifying the critical skills to teach, how to integrate these skills and tasks into lessons and units year-round, and strategies to support students’ reading.

72. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion, Grade 7

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 7 Science Teachers

Dates: 8/22/2018 to 8/23/2018

Overview:

n this workshop, participants will be immersed in learning about the framework of the new standards, conceptual shifts required to meet the new standards and will take part in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 7th grade, with the main content area focus on Life Science. This professional development will be ongoing, with additional professional development sessions offered during the 18-19 school year.

**Participants MUST bring a lesson they currently teach or a plan for a lesson they would like to teach.

Outcomes:

- Develop or revise a lesson to meet the demands of the new standards.

- Identify and define the 3 dimensions of the new standards.

- Define phenomena and identify at least 1 phenomena that can be utilized in a 3D lesson of your own.

Tags: science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 7th Grade

73. eDoctrina Level 2

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/23/2018

Overview:

This sessions follows the eDoctrina Level 1 Session. In this session, participants will work within eDoctrina to learn how to create assessments online, and use a generic answer sheet to collect data. Attendees will learn how to assign and re-assign assessments to students. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to see the multi assessment report, how to reset student passwords, and a different way to scan answer sheets.

Outcomes:

- Create and Administer online assessments in eDoctrina

- Scan assessment data using a phone/tablet/webcam

- Use the Generic answer sheet for assessments

- View the Multi-Assessment report

REQUISITE: Districts must subscribe to Regional Curriculum Assessment & Development [551.211.200] to participate in this professional development offering.

74. Integrating Robotics into Curriculum with Hummingbird Robotics - MUST REGISTER BY 8.01.18

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades 3-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/23/2018

Overview:

This is an introductory session for teachers in learning how to integrate robotics into curriculum through the use of the Hummingbird Microcontroler and Scratch programming language. Participants will learns the ins and outs of the Hummingbird and how to build and program their first crafty robot.

**Important** This workshop has a fee of $128.00 per attendee to cover the cost of the Hummingbird Duo Base Kit for participants to use and take back to their districts.

*** MUST BE REGISTERED & APPROVED BY DISTRICT BY AUGUST 1, 2018 FOR KIT PURCHASING ***.

Outcomes:

- Identify the components of the Hummingbird (motors, servos, LED’s, sensors)

- Build meaningful lessons that integrate Hummingbird into curriculum.

- Create Scratch code that programs robot.

- Build a programmable robot.

Tags: Ed Tech, Art, ELA, Business, Library Media, Robotics

75. Digital Introductions (ME-Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 8/27/2018

New
Overview:

In this training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 teachers, we will give a differentiated introduction to Chromebooks, along with introducing one framework for viewing the purposeful integration of technology into the classroom. To help leverage the devices in your classroom we will also spend some time looking at digital formative assessments, and how the teacher and students can analyze the data provided.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Use a chromebook for typical classroom needs

- Create digital formative assessments to help drive instructional decisions on a regular basis.

Tags: 1:1 Education

76. Teachers New to the Profession

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/27/2018 to 8/28/2018

Overview:

This professional development opportunity will prepare new teachers to enter their classroom and get off to a GREAT start! First-year teachers often need support in areas such as classroom management, parent communication, grading, homework, and instructional planning and delivery. This course will successfully prepare them in these areas and more.

Outcomes:

- Develop procedures that will positively impact student behavior

- Describe how to effectively communicate with students, parents and colleagues

- Identify instructional decisions and strategies that will help students succeed

77. Transition for New Special Education Teachers - Oneonta

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Middle/High School Special Education Teachers, District Transition Coordinators

Dates: 8/27/2018

New
Overview:

Learn the basics of secondary transition and how to embed transition instruction and activities into your everyday practice.

Outcomes:

- Gain knowledge of Transition in the IEP (SPP Indicator 13;) the IEP writing process and preparing for CSE meetings

- Overview of Graduation Requirements, Safety Nets and the Student Exit Summary;

- Develop a Transition Resource Toolkit

78. Digital Tools (ME – Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 8/28/2018

New
Overview:

This workshop is meant to help teachers hit the ground running for the 2018-2019 school year. We will look at some digital tools and platforms, as well as look into strategies for how you can systematically introduce technology into your classroom, along with how it can fundamentally change the learning that happens. We also look forward to sharing your best practices for using these platforms in your classroom environment.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Create and share Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets

- Navigate the basic functions of the above-mentioned G Suite products

- Add Google Chrome extensions to your account

- Create and share a Screencastify screen recording

- Identify possible ways students can use Screencastify to demonstrate learning

- Create an EdPuzzle lesson using a pre-recorded video or a video of the teacher's own making

- Evaluate the use of EdPuzzle as a whole group vs. Center based learning tool

- Create digital message boards for student response/feedback (platform to be determined)

Tags: 1:1 Education

79. Digital Citizenship and Learning Models (ME – Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 8/29/2018

New
Overview:

In this workshop we will look at the digital learning environment, and how many of the classroom management tools and strategies you already use transition into the digital learning environment. Being aware there are new challenges awaiting us in this new frontier, we will look at different ways of delivering your digital instruction, setting you and your students up for success along the way. We will discuss the "teachable moments" that will come up in your classroom, and how you can work citizenship (analog and digital) into your lessons to meet the needs of your students.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Create and share digital resources within your Schoology courses

- Create and administer digital assessments in the Schoology environment

- Create and share lessons using Nearpod and PearDeck

- Investigate and evaluate the use of Nearpod vs. PearDeck based on the instructional objectives associated with a particular lesson

Tags: 1:1 Education

80. Resource Design for the 1:1 Environment (Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Participants in the 1:1 program for the Windsor and Maine-Endwell Districts

Dates: 8/30/2018

New
Overview:

This training session for the Windsor 1:1 teachers focuses on creating and optimizing the digital workflow provided by the learning management system, Schoology. Teachers will be given time to share best practices regarding digital workflows, as well as work time to create materials for their courses with education technology integration specialists present as coaches. One of the major goals for these lesson materials is to increase student learning and engagement. There will also be time dedicated to having each participant create goals for the year with regarding to their individual 1:1 classroom. These goals, and the progress made towards them, will be addressed throughout the school year.

Overview:

By the end of this workshop teachers will be able to:

- Explain how information will be disseminated to their 1:1 students

- Explain how information/work will be turned in by their 1:1 students

- Create media/materials taking advantage of the 1:1 environment provided to their students.

- Identify and establish 1:1 implementation goals for the 2018-2019 school year

Tags: 1:1 Education

81. Middle School Principals' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: Middle School Principals'

Dates: 9/19/2018 to 5/15/2019

New
The Middle School Principals of the BT-BOCES region meet monthly to discuss needs specific to their role as principal. Meetings regularly include a state/regional update, a monthly topic of focus, and an opportunity to problem-solve/share around the table. Participation from each district in the region is encouraged.

** Joint MS/HS Principals meet on December 19, 2018 & April 24, 2019 **

Chair: Dave Daniels (Susquehanna Valley)

82. Assistant Principals' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: Assistant Principals'

Dates: 9/21/2018 to 5/17/2019

The Assistant Principals of the BT-BOCES region meet monthly to discuss needs specific to their role as principal. Meetings regularly include a state/regional update, a monthly topic of focus, and an opportunity to problem-solve/share around the table. Participation from each district in the region is encouraged.

** Note: No April Meeting **

Chair: Chuck Hutchinson (Susquehanna Valley)

83. Curriculum / IT Directors' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: Curriculum Directors

Dates: 9/21/2018 to 5/13/2019

In these sessions, regional curriculum directors and instructional technology leaders meet to discuss issues that are pertinent to curriculum, assessment, instruction, and instructional technology. Included in the meetings are updates and talking points related to NYS and national standards, regional professional learning needs and planned offerings, requirements from the NYS Education Department, as well as new programs and resources available to support the work of schools.

84. Elementary Principals' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: Elementary Principals'

Dates: 9/21/2018 to 5/10/2019

The Elementary School Principals of the BT-BOCES region meet monthly to discuss needs specific to their role as principal. Meetings regularly include a state/regional update, a monthly topic of focus, and an opportunity to problem-solve/share around the table. Participation from each district in the region is encouraged. Chairs: Kelli Parsons (Deposit), Bob Rodgers (Newark Valley)

* No meeting scheduled in April*

85. OIR Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 9/21/2018 to 6/14/2019

The Organization of Instructional Representatives (OIR) serves as a regional advisory committee and works in collaboration with the BT BOCES Professional Development & Resource Center. OIR is comprised of representative(s), primarily Assistant Superintendents for Instruction or Directors of Curriculum & Instruction, from each of the participating school districts. The advisory group meets monthly to discuss regional needs and advise on programs and services that will advance learning for all students and staff in the region.

Chairs: Julie Gallagher (Maine-Endwell), Dr. Larry Dake (Union-Endicott)

86. *COPY OF High School Principals' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: High School Principals'

Dates: 9/26/2018 to 5/15/2019

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The High School Principals of the BT-BOCES region meet monthly to discuss needs specific to their role as principal. Meetings regularly include a state/regional update, a monthly topic of focus, and an opportunity to problem-solve/share around the table. Participation from each district in the region is encouraged.

** Joint MS/HS Principals meet on December 19, 2018 & April 24, 2019 **

Chair: Dave Daniels (Susquehanna Valley)

87. High School Principals' Meetings [2018-2019]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: High School Principals'

Dates: 9/26/2018 to 5/15/2019

The High School Principals of the BT-BOCES region meet monthly to discuss needs specific to their role as principal. Meetings regularly include a state/regional update, a monthly topic of focus, and an opportunity to problem-solve/share around the table. Participation from each district in the region is encouraged.

** Joint MS/HS Principals meet on December 19, 2018 & April 24, 2019 **

Chair: Dave Daniels (Susquehanna Valley)

88. Preschool Roundtable - BT

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Preschool and UPK Directors, Teachers and staff

Dates: 10/18/2018 to 5/30/2019

Overview:

Understand evidenced-based practices for promoting positive behavior in young children. Topics to include: Teaching Pyramid Model, Executive Function, Function-based thinking about behavior. Time given to share ideas and resources with colleagues.

Outcomes:

-Develop strategies to help students with challenging behaviors in your classroom.

-Explore ways to help young children develop executive function skills

-Respond to challenging behaviors in ways that de-escalate the situation

-Share resources and ideas with colleagues

89. New Team Training – Tier 1 PBIS – Cohort A - Invitation only - GST

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Team members from each district/school – invite only

Dates: 11/7/2018 to 3/7/2019

Overview:

New team training for new teams in the GST Region for PBIS.

Outcomes:

- Teams will explore and begin implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

All team members must attend all training dates/times