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1. Windsor MS Math Collab Lab

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Middle School Math Teachers in the Windsor Central School District

Dates: 1/21/2020

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Outcomes:

Ensuring High Levels of Learning for All Through Collaboratively Determining:

- What do we want all students to know?

- How will we know when they know it?

- How will we support students who don't know it yet?

- How will we support and extend knowledge for students who already know it?

2. Windsor MS Science Collab Lab

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Middle School Science Teachers in the Windsor Central School District

Dates: 1/23/2020

Starting Soon
Outcomes:

Ensuring High Levels of Learning for All Through Collaboratively Determining:

- What do we want all students to know?

- How will we know when they know it?

- How will we support students who don't know it yet?

- How will we support and extend knowledge for students who already know it?

3. Responsive Classrooms Follow-up: Responding to Misbehavior

Program: SCI - Responsive Classroom

Audience: Participants from Responsive Classroom June - August 2019 Trainings

Dates: 1/24/2020

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Overview:

You've participated in Responsive Classroom training, now let's hone your skills in some key areas. This fourth, of five, half-day session will provide you with further practice and collaboration around Responding to Misbehavior.

A range of strategies to respond to misbehaviors will be discussed, with the focus on logical consequences. Participants will discuss and choose the most applicable strategy to utilize in various behavioral scenarios. Time will be given for problem solving around students who exhibit negative behaviors in your classroom.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- Prerequisite: Participation in June - August 2019 Responsive Classroom Core Course

- Participation in the entire five-part series is NOT required; please be sure to register for EACH of the sessions that interest you.

Other sessions in the series include:

- Interactive Modeling [previously offered on October 25, 2019]

- Teacher Language [previously offered on November 22, 2019]

- Morning and Closing Meetings [previously offered on December 13, 2020]

- Engaging Academics [February 28, 2020]

PRIORITY AREA: Social Emotional Learning

4. Supporting Middle School Students with Challenging Behaviors

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades 5-8 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 3/4/2020

Overview:

There is always a reason why students engage in challenging behaviors. Participants will learn to utilize function based thinking to understand and change behaviors in their classroom. Session two will include sharing your progress with colleagues.

Outcomes:

- Utilize Function Based Thinking to understand why students engage in challenging behaviors

- Develop a plan to better respond to challenging behaviors and teach replacement behaviors

- Utilize appropriate data collection systems to progress monitor individual student behavior plans

- Come back to the group and share your progress/concerns

PRIORITY AREA: Social Emotional Learning

5. The In-Class Flip: Flipped Classroom Rebooted (3 Part Series)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades 2-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 5/28/2020

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Overview:

In this three-part series, teachers will learn In-Class flipped learning pedagogy, build a lesson, implement the lesson, and reflect on their experience. This workshop will provide teachers a new way of thinking around designing more relevant learning experiences for students.

Outcomes:

- Explain the differences between In-Class Flip Model and Station Based Learning

- Create an In-Class Flipped Lesson

- Identify where In-Class Flipped learning makes the most sense in curriculum

- Create instructional Videos

- Identify technology platforms that will assist with In-Class Flipped Learning

PRIORITY AREAS: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy; Instructional Technology & Resources

6. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Kindergarten)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade K Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/27/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

7. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Grade 3)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/27/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

8. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Grade 4)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 4 Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/28/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

9. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Grade 1)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 1 Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/28/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

10. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Grade 2)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 2 Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/29/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

11. ME Elementary Technology Integration (HB Grade 5)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 5 Teachers at Homer Brink Elementary School

Dates: 1/29/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

12. Distance Learning / Advanced Course Access Grant Planning Meeting

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: District Administrators

Dates: 1/29/2020

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The purpose of this meeting is to develop a draft plan that will support component school districts in providing more online course opportunities for students. If your district is interested in participating in the regional consortium grant application for the Advanced Course Access grant program, please send a representative who can assist in the design of the program outcomes and activities.

Priority Areas: Leadership & Systems; Instructional Technology & Resources

13. Cyber Security and Data Privacy Forum

Program: Administrative Leadership

Audience: Superintendents, Asst. Superintendents, Business Officials, Principals, Tech Leaders

Dates: 1/30/2020

State and national experts lead discussion and answer questions regarding one of today's leading information technology challenges.

Presenters and attendees at this forum include: NYSED Chief Privacy Officer, Law Enforcement, Cyber Insurance Experts, Legal Experts, and Cyber Security Specialists.

14. IXL Math [Feb]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/3/2020

Overview:

Learn the ins and outs of the IXL Math platform. We will discuss best practices in using the platform during instructional time and general platform functionality.

Outcomes:

- Identify best practices in using IXL in the classroom

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

15. Survival Strategies for the New(ish) Music Educator

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Music Educators

Dates: 2/3/2020

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will join other music educators to celebrate successes and strategize about creating an exciting and successful second semester. We will create tips and tricks for managing student behavior, growing student connections, communicating with parents, and engaging students.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

16. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Grade 1)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 1 Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/3/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

17. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Grade 2)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 2 Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/3/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

18. Supporting High School Students with Challenging Behaviors

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades 9-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 3/31/2020

Overview:

There is always a reason why students engage in challenging behaviors. Participants will learn to utilize function based thinking to understand and change behaviors in their classroom. Session two will include sharing your progress with colleagues.

Outcomes:

- Utilize Function Based Thinking to understand why students engage in challenging behaviors

- Develop a plan to better respond to challenging behaviors and teach replacement behaviors

- Utilize appropriate data collection systems to progress monitor individual student behavior plans

- Come back to the group and share your progress/concerns

PRIORITY AREA: Social Emotional Learning

19. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Grade 3)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/4/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

20. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Grade 4)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 4 Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/4/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

21. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Kindergarten)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade K Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/5/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

22. ME Elementary Technology Integration (MM Grade 5)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grade 5 Teachers at Maine Memorial Elementary School

Dates: 2/5/2020

Outcomes:

- Reflect and work as a PLC

- Find and/or create tasks directly linked to learning targets/state standards

23. The Reading Process and Text Complexity

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grades 3-12 Teachers (any content area)

Dates: 2/6/2020

Overview:

Once readers master basic reading skills, their work as readers can plateau. How might these readers need to reconsider how their basic skills change and grow as texts become more discipline-specific and difficult to navigate?

This session focuses on the narrative and expository reading processes and how readers use those basic processes to navigate the terrain of increasingly complex text. Participants will revisit the reading processes for narrative and expository texts and then consider how that process is applied as texts become more complex, using texts from their current curriculum.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

24. Seal of Biliteracy Regional Planning Meeting [February]

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 2/6/2020

Overview:

This is a meeting for districts who are participating in the BT BOCES Regional consortium for the State Seal of Biliteracy in 19-20. The outcomes of this meeting include:

- Develop a draft schedule for the April 29 presentation day (based on anticipated participation numbers and languages)

- Develop a plan for presentation scoring training

- Identify individuals who could serve as evaluators on April 29

25. Media Library Mini Sessions: #6. Graphic Novels

Program: Media Services

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 2/10/2020

Overview:

Graphic Novels is the sixth session in the Media Library's Mini Session Series. Participants will engage in intensive sessions that introduce Media Library resources and provide opportunities to design lessons that effectively embed these resources into instruction.

Outcomes:

- Identify Media Library Resources and how to borrow them

- Develop a plan for implementation of these resources in your programs/create at least one of more of the tools demonstrated

- Contribute/have access to a regional collection of resource lessons

Additional Notes:

- Open to districts that subscribe to Media Library Services [504.310.100]

- Participation in the entire six-part series is not required; please be sure to register for each of the sessions that interest you.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

26. New Teacher PL Series: What Do New Teachers Need to Know About Special Education?

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades PK-12 New Teachers

Dates: 2/11/2020

Overview:

Participants will review specific barriers to student learning and the implications these barriers have on instructional planning and necessary scaffolds. This session will focus on identifying accommodations and/or modifications to lesson plans, classroom environment, and classroom management necessary to support student needs. This session will also highlight essential communication points for collaborative teachers supporting students in the classroom.

Priority Area: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

27. NYSLRS Training on Enhanced Reporting

Program: Broome-Tioga BOCES Professional Development Offerings

Audience: Business Administrators and Payroll Clerks

Dates: 2/12/2020

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Overview:

NYSLRS- Enhanced reporting Retirement Online Gold Certification - Introduction to Enhanced Reporting

Topics:

- Benefits of Enhanced Reporting

- Changes from Legacy Reporting

Agenda:

- From Legacy to Enhanced

- Introduction to the Enhanced Report

- Gold Certification Timeline

- Gold Certification Activities for Employers and Payroll Providers

- Next Steps

- Q&A

28. Green Screen for Art Educators

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Art Educators

Dates: 2/19/2020

Overview:

Art Educators will have the opportunity to learn about Green Screen and explore various projects which can be created in an Art Classroom. Participants will have hands-on experiences with creating Art as well as resources used to facilitate learning with a Green Screen. Participants will leave with a plan on how they can incorporate Green Screen into their Art classroom.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

29. Windsor Schoology Pineapple Huddle [Feb]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Schoology Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 2/19/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

30. Windsor Google Slides/Pear Deck Pineapple Huddle [Feb]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Google Slides/Pear Deck Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 2/19/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

31. Windsor EDpuzzle Pineapple Huddle [Feb]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: EDpuzzle Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 2/20/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

32. Math Regional Collaboration - Grades 4 & 5

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Math Teachers - Grades 4-5

Dates: 2/21/2020 to 5/28/2020

Overview:

In these sessions participants will examine instructional strategies that strengthen students ability to solve fluency, conceptual modeling, and real world application problems. Participants will have the opportunity to contribute to each sessions agenda. There will be time to learn, share, and create the instructional materials to implement these strategies.

Outcomes:

- Identify patterns and gaps of learning from analyzing State test results

- Create and share materials, strategies, and best practices to share with the group

- Identify and describe techniques for differentiating instruction for below and above grade-level students.

- Design a plan for each session

PRIORITY AREAS: Standards & Curriculum, Instructional Practices / Pedagogy, Resources

33. Coaching Course I: Philosophy, Principles, and Organization of Athletics in Education

Program: Coaching

Audience: Coaches

Dates: 2/24/2020 to 4/27/2020

Course Description

** Session Attendance and Completion of all Online Assignments are MANDATORY for this 45-hour course.**

The course includes the basic philosophy and principles as integral parts of physical education and general education; State, local and national regulations and policies related to athletics; legal considerations; function and organization of leagues and athletic associations in New York State; personal standards for the responsibilities of the coach as an educational leader; public relations; general safety procedures; general principles of school budgets, records, purchasing and use of facilities.

This 45-hour course includes two parts:

- Eight (8) three-hour classroom sessions (24 hours)

- Seven (7) three-hour online sessions (21 hours)

Following the first session, all online coursework is expected to be completed before the start of the next scheduled class. The online session coursework will be due by 6 pm on the following dates: 3/02, 3/09, 3/16, 3.23, 3.30, 4/20, 4/27

Cost: $410

Payment by personal check or money order should be made payable to BT BOCES and directed to BT BOCES c/o M. Fissel 435 Glenwood Rd. Binghamton, NY 13905.

34. Digital Citizenship: Digital Literacy for Teachers and Leaders

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/26/2020

Overview:

Every day our students are engaging in two realities, the human and the digital. With the increased amount of screen time and digital social environments there is a need more than ever in educating students in how to be responsible, cognizant, and respectful digital citizens. This workshop is designed to help teachers examine their implementation structure and develop around digital citizenship at more of a systemic level.

Outcomes:

- Create an action plan for each of the social constructs of digital citizenship that supports the learning of students, teachers, leaders, or parents

- Identify your needs as a teacher or leader and how potential ways to resolve them

- Summarize the six social constructs surrounding digital citizenship and define their importance

- Identify where to find supporting resources to support next steps

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

35. Science Regional Collaboration and PLC - Grade 2

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grade 2 Teachers

Dates: 2/27/2020

Overview:

In these sessions, participants will continue to work on the adoption of the NYS Science Learning Standards. The group will review data (when applicable) and develop lessons/activities aligned to the new standards. Participants will have the opportunity to contribute to each session's agenda. There will be time to learn, share, and create the instructional materials to implement these strategies.

Outcomes:

- Analyze data to determine where changes can/should be made in curriculum and instruction.

- Identify patterns and gaps of learning from analyzing state test results.

- Create and share materials, strategies, and best practices (aligned to the new standards) to share with the group.

- Identify and describe techniques for differentiating instruction for below and above grade-level students.

- Design a plan for each session.

PRIORITY AREA: Standards & Curriculum

36. Responsive Classrooms Follow-up: Engaging Academics

Program: SCI - Responsive Classroom

Audience: Participants who have completed the Responsive Classroom Core Training in June - August 2019

Dates: 2/28/2020

Overview:

You've participated in Responsive Classroom training, now let's hone your skills in some key areas. This fifth and final half-day session will provide you with further practice and collaboration around Engaging Academics.

The six characteristics of engaging academics put forth by Responsive Classroom will be discussed. Participants will apply these six features to create an Academic Choice lesson for their classroom. Colleagues will share the lesson they develop with the group and receive feedback.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- Prerequisite: Participation in June - August 2019 Responsive Classroom Core Course

- Participation in the entire five-part series is NOT required; please be sure to register for EACH of the sessions that interest you.

Other sessions in the series include:

- Interactive Modeling [previously offered on October 25, 2019]

- Teacher Language [previously offered on November 22, 2019]

- Morning and Closing Meetings [previously offered on December 13, 2020]

- Responding to Misbehavior [previously offered on January 24, 2020]

PRIORITY AREA: Social Emotional Learning

37. New Teacher PL Series: Effective Lesson Design

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades PK-12 New Teachers

Dates: 3/4/2020

Overview:

Participants will have an opportunity to rethink, revise, and redefine their knowledge around lesson design. Research has shown that teacher clarity has a significant impact on student learning and is a key component to effective lesson design. Participants will be guided through a process to evaluate current learning objectives, alignment to standards, strategies for engaging students, and methods for checking for understanding.

Outcomes:

Describe how student learning should drive instruction (and lesson design)

Evaluate current lesson design for alignment to student learning

- Teach to an objective

- Student Engagement

- Formative Assessment (Checking for Understanding)

Priority Area: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

38. Digital Science Notebooks: Grades K-12

Program: SCI : Science

Audience: Grades K-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 3/5/2020

Overview:

In this workshop participants will learn about digital science notebooks and why they are a powerful tool for use in the classroom. Participants will see examples of notebooks from classrooms as well as have time to develop and design their own.

Outcomes:

- Discuss the process and procedures that will work best in their class/grade level.

- Identify the benefits of using digital science notebooks in the class.

- Develop their plan for implementation and use.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

39. BrainPop - More than just a video and a quiz! [Mar/Apr]

Program: School Library

Audience: Grades K-8 Teachers, Librarians, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 3/10/2020 to 4/22/2020

Overview:

Participants in this two part session will take a deep dive into all of the tools available in BrainPop. By creating your own account and student accounts, BrainPop can be utilized to not only watch the videos but also allows teachers to create their own assessments, students can create concept maps around the content, develop their own BrainPop style movie and so much more! Participants will learn about new features, put them into action in their classrooms and then come back to not only share out but also learn about additional features!

Outcomes:

- Create an educator BrainPop account and classes to have your students join.

- Identify at least 1 topic area to focus on for lesson development.

- Develop assignments and assessments for use in the classroom.

** This two-day series, with identical content, was previously offered on October 17 and December 17, 2019 **

PRIORITY AREAS: Standards & Curriculum; Instructional Technology & Resources

40. 5th Annual Southern Tier Math Conference

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: PK-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/11/2020

Overview:

An afterschool math conference providing teachers with opportunities to learn and present exemplar lessons, techniques and technology.

Outcomes:

Teachers will present on a variety of effective instructional topics, including:

- Sharing innovative instructional approaches

- Discovering how to deploy technology to support student learning

- Practicing progressions of learning that make learning engaging and impactful

PRIORITY AREAS: Standards and Curriculum, Instructional Practices/Pedagogy, Social Learning, Instructional Technology and Resources

Tags: Math, Mathematics, Conference

41. Southern Tier Literacy Institute with Dr. Katherine Dougherty Stahl: Hitting the Bullseye: Achieving Effective Instruction for Struggling Readers in the Elementary Grades - **REG DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2020**

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Core Content Elementary Teachers; Reading Specialists / AIS; Special Education Teachers; Administrators of Elementary Grades / CSE/Rtl

Dates: 3/12/2020

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Overview:

Dr. Katherine Dougherty Stahl is Clinical Professor of Literacy Education at New York University Steinhardt, and Director of the New York University Literacy Clinic. She will be guiding our thinking for this workshop centered on meeting the reading needs of elementary-grade students.

This workshop will explore the essentials of supporting students who need both more and different instruction to become successful readers. Whether in classrooms, intervention, or special education contexts, teachers need a working knowledge of reading development, instructional techniques, and their students' strengths and challenges. Dr. Stahl will discuss how a diagnostic process can make a difference in promoting accelerated growth for struggling readers. Specific instructional techniques and lesson plan templates from the NYU Literacy Clinic and effective school intervention settings will be shared. In an interactive setting, participants will engage in conversations that examine their current assessment and instructional practices. Finally, participants will develop a personal implementation plan for using the workshop's tools to move their students' closer to identified reading targets.

Broome-Tioga BOCES Professional Learning & Innovation Center, Binghamton University's Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership, and the Teacher Center of Broome County are pleased to collaborate to bring this opportunity to teachers and pre-service teachers in the Southern Tier region.

Please note that lunch will be provided and parking information will be forthcoming prior to the event date.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

42. Youth Mental Health First Aid 8-Hour Certification [March]

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades PK-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2020

Overview:

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 youth who are 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.

This event is sponsored by Broome County Mental Health's Promise Zone.

Lunch Provided

Priority Area: Social & Emotional Learning

43. Building Meaning from Morphology: Teaching Academic Vocabulary from a Linguistic Perspective [Mar]

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/19/2020

Overview:

In this half-day offering, participants will learn basic linguistic vocabulary and apply strategies for using word structure to help ELLs understand and use word structure to facilitate reading comprehension.

According to Kieffer & Lesaux (2007), "An understanding of word structure can be a powerful tool for students faced with the daunting task of acquiring academic vocabulary." In this interactive professional learning experience, participants will learn basic linguistic terminology and learn how to help students understand and use word structure in reading comprehension using morphology.

This sessions, with identical content, was previously offered on October 24, 2019.

44. Digital Writing: Grades 6-12

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers (ELA, Social Studies, Special Education), Administrators

Dates: 3/19/2020

Overview:

What is the difference between writing with technology and digital writing? This one-day session reimagines the "technology-writing" relationship as a new lens in literacy. Participants will consider how the linguistic, technological, and socially-situated shifts in technology have broadened how we write, and rethink traditional literacy practices.

Outcomes:

- Define the implications of a digital world on what it means to be a writer and what "digital writing" is:

- Practice digital writing

- Differentiate between writing with technology vs digital writing

- Re-design writing in your classroom

PRIORITY AREAS: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy; Instructional Technology & Resources

45. Introduction to ELLs [Mar]

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/26/2020

Overview:

In this half-day offering, anyone who wants to learn more about English Language Learners (ELLs) will:

- Build knowledge about the culturally-responsive and sustaining framework that supports teachers' interactions with & understanding of ELLs.

- Analyze the impact that the language acquisition process has on students' learning.

- Understand the New York State regulations that guide placement and programming for ELLs.

- Apply the information learned in a way that is applicable to their practice.

This session, with identical content, was previously offered on September 27, 2019.

46. Introduction to CR-SE

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/26/2020

Overview:

This session introduces participants to NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Framework which was released in Spring 2019. Participants will:

- Analyze definitions and elements of culture.

- Understand the vision and history that formed the development of the CR-SE Framework.

- Evaluate the Four Principles and apply them to our practice.

- Construct goals that integrate the 3 Mindsets.

- Create a plan to introduce the Framework to students.

47. Introduction to Extending Your Classroom with Schoology [Part 1]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/15/2020

Overview:

Bring your classroom into the 21st century in this introductory session participants will learn how to build, manage, and maintain an online classroom community. Participants will learn best practice that apply both to online learning and online classroom management. Participants will learn the basic functionality and overview of the different components of using Schoology.

Outcomes:

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

- Identify key attributes in building a successful online classroom.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

48. Introduction to Extending Your Classroom with Schoology [Part 2]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/15/2020

Overview:

Bring your classroom into the 21st century in this introductory session participants will learn how to build, manage, and maintain an online classroom community. Participants will learn best practice that apply both to online learning and online classroom management. This will be the second half of the Schoology training. We will focus on the proper building of digital content into your Schoology course and organization and management of materials.

Outcomes:

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

- Identify key attributes in building a successful online classroom.

** Be sure to bring materials to build an online classroom **

PREREQUISITE: Introduction to Extending Your Classroom with Schoology, Part 1

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

49. Media Library Mini Sessions: #4. Green Screens [Apr]

Program: Media Services

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 4/16/2020

Overview:

Green Screens is the fourth session in the Media Library's Mini Session Series. Participants will engage in intensive sessions that introduce Media Library resources and provide opportunities to design lessons that effectively embed these resources into instruction.

Outcomes:

- Identify Media Library Resources and how to borrow them

- Develop a plan for implementation of these resources in your programs/create at least one of more of the tools demonstrated

- Contribute/have access to a regional collection of resource lessons

Additional Notes:

- Open to districts that subscribe to Media Library Services [504.310.100]

- Participation in the entire six-part series is not required; please be sure to register for each of the sessions that interest you.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

50. Kathleen Odean: The Best New Young Adult Books of 2019

Program: School Library

Audience: Intermediate, Middle and High School Librarians, ELA Teachers, and Literacy Specialists.

Dates: 4/20/2020

Overview:

Join young adult book aficionado Kathleen Odean as she shares the best books of 2019 and innovative ways to promote reading.

Outcomes:

- Identify the best non-fiction/fiction books of 2019 for secondary readers

- Learn best practices for promoting books

- Create connections between new materials and the AASL Standards

Lunch will be provided.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

51. Foundations of College Math [Session 2]

Program: SCI: Math

Audience: Foundations of College Math Teachers

Dates: 4/21/2020

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Overview:

This professional learning opportunity is for those teaching the Foundations of College of Mathematics course. Participants will have an opportunity to brainstorm new and innovative strategies to incorporate into their instruction that will prepare students for math skills needed in the future.

Outcome:

- Identify and describe instructional strategies and resources that will prepare students in real-world math skills

Note: Prior participation in Session 1 (November 2019) is NOT required.

PRIORITY AREA: Standards & Curriculum

52. Teacher Writers

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers (any content area)

Dates: 4/22/2020

Overview:

"Be the writer you wish to teach." Often, teachers of writing do not feel like writers themselves. This session is designed as an opportunity for teachers to develop, practice, and revisit their own process of argument, information, and narrative writing. Participants will experience the paper and digital use of writers' notebooks, the writing process, and publication as a way to reflect on the writers they teach.

PRIORITY AREAS: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy; Standards & Curriculum

53. Windsor Google Slides/Pear Deck Pineapple Huddle [Apr]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Google Slides/Pear Deck Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 4/28/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

54. Windsor EDpuzzle Pineapple Huddle [Apr]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: EDpuzzle Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 4/29/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

55. Windsor Schoology Pineapple Huddle [Apr]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Schoology Pineapple Teachers from Windsor Central School District

Dates: 4/29/2020

Overview:

In this session, we will meet as a K-12 platform group to share successes and help deepen our knowledge base of the platform. Additionally, we will look to identify trends and/or needs of the teachers in the Windsor district around our platform.

56. Formative Assessment: Foundations to Digital [May]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 5/6/2020

Overview:

This workshop will focus on the core ideas of what is best practices of 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 differences between procedural vs learning

- 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

* This session with identical content was previously offered on November 14, 2019. *

PRIORITY AREAS: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy; Instructional Technology & Resources

57. Bridging Senior Writers

Program: SCI: Literacy

Audience: Grade 12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 5/7/2020

Overview:

The session continues the regional conversation about what students need to be successful as college readers, writers and beyond. This will be an opportunity for 12th grade teachers to collaborate and identify common goals, tasks, and success criteria for college success. Participants will identify expectations beyond high school, anchor success criteria, examine student work, tasks, and rubrics across our region, and collaborate with representatives from local colleges and universities.

PRIORITY AREA: Standards & Curriculum

58. Implementing Restorative Practices as Part of a Culture of Care - Level Two

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: District RJ Teams who were trained in Level One Restorative Practices work in Summer of 2019

Dates: 5/8/2020

Overview:

This workshop is intended for teams who have participated in follow up work in 19 - 20 and who are successfully implementing initial action plans. The work of the day will focus on using circle for level 2 and level 3 Restorative Justice work. Learning will focus on using circle to develop emotional resiliency, promote healing, address and repair harm, problem solve and deepen established relationships. Participants will live circle in a number of different scenarios and will have opportunities to practice facilitation skills. Teams will also be given time to reflect on Restorative Practices implementation in their buildings and to think ahead to year two of the work.

Outcomes:

- Describe uses of circle in Tier 2 and Tier 3 Restorative Justice work

- Use circle facilitation skills to facilitate circles that develop emotional literacy, solve problems and repair harm

- Use reflective protocols to examine strengths of initial action plan implementation and to describe district next steps

Priority Area: Leadership & Systems

59. Podcasting for Writing [May]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades 4-12 Teachers (ELA, Social Studies), Administrators

Dates: 5/11/2020

Overview:

This workshop walks participants through the process of analyzing the techniques that make for good storytelling, interviewing and podcasting. The activities culminate in students producing their own original podcasts.

Outcomes:

-Analyze the elements and techniques of both podcasting and storytelling

-Create a podcast

-Analyzing and practicing effective interviewing techniques

-Create a lesson that incorporates podcasting

NOTE: This session, with identical content, was previously offered on 12.10.18.

PRIORITY AREAS: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy; Instructional Technology & Resources

60. Using eDoctrina for Online Assessments for Beginners

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades 3-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 5/12/2020

Overview:

In this workshop participants will learn the ins and outs of the eDoctrina platform. Participants will learn how to create, distribute, and grade online assessments that can be used to prepare students for NYS 3-8 CBT assessments or as a way of traditionally assessing students.

Outcomes:

- Create online assessments

- Identify eDoctrina test banks

- Describe teacher workflow for online assessments

- Describe best practices in online assessments

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

61. Create Your Own Virtual Reality (VR) Using Tour Creator [May]

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 5/14/2020

Overview:

In this session, teachers will learn how to integrate virtual reality (VR) into their curriculum by creating their own interactive 360 tours using Tour Creator and publishing to Poly. The tours created by teachers can also be used with the Google Expeditions kit. The created tours can then be implemented at a station.

Outcomes:

- Describe potential benefits of using VR to support curricular objectives.

- Create 360 interactive tours using own images, 360 images, or Google Street View.

- Add tours to their Google Expeditions.

- Share finished product using VR.

Please note: Teachers must have desktop, laptop, or Chromebook-type devices to create a tour. However, to view tours, any device may be used (iPad, desktop, laptop, Chromebook).

This session, with identical content, was previously offered on November 12, 2019.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Technology & Resources

62. Implementing Restorative Practices [May]

Program: SCI: Leadership

Audience: District Selected Restorative Justice Teams of 5-6 (Administrators, Counselors, Social Workers, Teachers) who will implement the work in 2020-21

Dates: 5/15/2020 to 5/29/2020

Overview:

District teams who will support the work in a specifically identified District building (Middle School or High School) will learn and practice Tier One Circle Keeping Skills. Teams will develop a draft multi-year action plan for implementation of Restorative Practices and be given guidance and recommendations for successful implementation. Follow-up on-site support opportunities will be arranged between the presenter and the District teams.

Outcomes:

- Identify basic principles of Restorative Practices / Restorative Justice and the research base that supports the work

- Explain where Restorative Justice fits in with Social and Emotional Learning Standards

- Use prompts to practice circle keeping

- Develop a draft multi-year implementation plan

** This two day workshop, with identical content, was offered on July 11-12 and August 1-2, 2019 **

Priority Area: Leadership & Systems

63. New Teacher PL Series: Reflection and Professional Growth

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: Grades PK-12 New Teachers

Dates: 5/20/2020

Overview:

Teachers require support from multiple areas in order to effectively grow, teach, and perform to the best of their abilities. One of the best ways of obtaining the support you need is by joining a professional teaching organization. Participants will learn about the professional organizations and reading/resources available to continue to grow as a successful educator.

Outcomes:

- Describe the professional organizations and resources to continue to grow as a successful educator

- Create a list of professional organizations and resources to implement before the next school year

Priority Area: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

64. Youth Mental Health First Aid 8-Hour Certification [June]

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Grades PK-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/2/2020

Overview:

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 youth who are 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.

This event is sponsored by Broome County Mental Health's Promise Zone.

Lunch Provided

Priority Area: Social & Emotional Learning

65. Scoring the New Framework US history and Government Regents Exam [AM]

Program: SCI: Social Studies

Audience: Social Studies Teachers/Scoring Leaders for the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam

Dates: 6/11/2020

Overview:

This training will provide training and assistance surrounding the scoring of the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam. Participants will examine and discuss all materials contained in the NYS scoring guide including rubrics for the Part 2 Short Essays and the Part 3 - Constitutional/ Civic Issue Essay (rubrics, anchor papers and practice papers)

Outcome:

- Identify and explain key scoring considerations for scoring the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam

NOTE: This session, with identical content, is also offered in the afternoon.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy

66. Scoring the New Framework US history and Government Regents Exam [PM]

Program: SCI: Social Studies

Audience: Social Studies Teachers/Scoring Leaders for the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam

Dates: 6/11/2020

Overview:

This training will provide training and assistance surrounding the scoring of the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam. Participants will examine and discuss all materials contained in the NYS scoring guide including rubrics for the Part 2 Short Essays and the Part 3 - Constitutional/ Civic Issue Essay (rubrics, anchor papers and practice papers)

Outcome:

- Identify and explain key scoring considerations for scoring the new Framework US History and Government Regents Exam

NOTE: This session, with identical content, is also offered in the morning.

PRIORITY AREA: Instructional Practices / Pedagogy