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1. CSE/CPSE Secretary (GST BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 5/1/2017

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Description:

CSE secretaries and their supervisors can have common reference points as we review responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. We will examine the process from referral to implementation and the requirements for communication to parents and other members of the committee. We'll breakdown required timelines and ideas for meeting the expectations of federal and State regulation, especially Prior Written Notice.

2. Don't Let Challenging Behaviors Challenge You! (DCMO BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Early Education (Pre-K to 2nd Grade) Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

Dates: 5/2/2017

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Participants Will:

-Examine Universal Interventions to Encourage Positive Behaviors of All Students

-Design Classroom Routines to Minimize Challenging Behaviors

-Gain Strategies for Teaching Social-Emotional Skills

-Reframe Approaches to Challenging Behaviors Using Function-Based Thinking

3. Catholic Schools - CF - Tioga - Math 3-8 Scoring Leader Preparation

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Tioga scoring leaders

Dates: 5/5/2017

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Grades 3-8 Math scoring leaders will review scoring materials to prepare to lead scoring in their districts. BT BOCES professional development staff will facilitate the review of materials and provide support for the leaders to plan their own scoring sessions.

4. Collaborative Teaching in the General Education Classroom: Living on the Same Page

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Teaching teams of General Education Teachers, Co-Teachers, Consultant Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 5/5/2017 to 5/23/2017

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Outcomes:

- Plan and deliver instruction as a team to increase accessibility and success for all students - Determine roles and responsibilities in implementing IEPs and delivering instruction and intervention - Prepare and adjust research-based interventions and explicit instruction, accommodations and modifications - Collect data to measure needs and growth in the CCLS and CDOS standards

5. CSE/CPSE Secretary (Oneonta)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 5/8/2017

Description:

CSE secretaries and their supervisors can have common reference points as we review responsibilities, regulations, and procedures specific to the CSE and CPSE. We will examine the process from referral to implementation and the requirements for communication to parents and other members of the committee. We'll breakdown required timelines and ideas for meeting the expectations of federal and State regulation, especially Prior Written Notice.

6. Functional Behavioral Assessments & Behavior Intervention Plans (FBA/BIP) with Progress Monitoring - (Oneonta) - Session 3

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Administrators, General & Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Tier 2 Behavior Team, Response to Intervention Team, and Related Service Providers

Dates: 5/8/2017

Description:

This is being offered as a three-part series (all half-days). Participants are required to attend the FBA and BIP session of the series as a prerequisite to the third session, Progress Monitoring:

- Session 1- FBA

- Session 2 - BIP

- Session 3 - Progress Monitoring the BIP (Must attend session 1&2)

During the sessions, participants will:

- Review NYS Regulations

- Define behavior and the purpose it serves

- Review ABCs of behavior - Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence

- Practice developing hypotheses statements

- Examine data collection tools & web-related resources

- Review forms for critical elements

- Utilize a competing behavior pathway to align function to interventions

- Examine & discuss intervention ideas for replacement behaviors

- Examine tools for progress monitoring

- Action plan for next steps for a team approach

Note: We will be taking your team through the entire process from FBA to BIP and progress monitoring - Please bring a current FBA/BIP (any documentation started) that your team is in the process of conducting. This will be utilized for all 3 sessions. Please remove or blacken out name.

7. NYS Science Assessment Grade 4 Facilitator Training

Program: Science

Audience: Teachers that will be setting up and administering the 4th grade Science Performance exam.

Dates: 5/8/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in the set-up and administration of the 4th grade Science Performance Exam as well as the rating of both the Performance and Written Exams.

Participants will:

o Prepare, set-up, administer, and rate the Grade 4 Science Performance Test

o Define the procedure for the administration and rating of the Grade 4 Science Written Test

o Define the NYS regulations regarding the integrity of district scoring

Tags: Science, Science Assessment, NYSSLS, NGSS, 4th grade

8. Grammar Strategies for Readers and Writers

Program: Literacy

Audience: 5-12 ELA and Special Education Educators

Dates: 5/11/2017

Overview:

Understanding the function of grammar in text is a valuable skill, yet one of the most difficult to teach. This workshop will focus on strategies for teaching grammar to enhance students’ writing skills and their reading comprehension.

Outcomes:

- Discuss and define effective grammar instruction

- Identify strategies for teaching grammar

- Create instructional plans to help students apply grammar skills in their reading and writing

Tags: Grammar, reading, writing

9. Sharing the Vision 2017 - Jennifer LaGarde

Program: School Library

Audience: K-12 librarians and district/building administrators

Dates: 5/11/2017

Overview:

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10. Functional Behavioral Assessments & Behavior Intervention Plans (FBA/BIP) with Progress Monitoring - (GST BOCES) - Session 3

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Administrators, General & Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Tier 2 Behavior Team, Response to Intervention Team, and Related Service Providers

Dates: 5/11/2017

Description:

This is being offered as a three-part series (all half-days). Participants are required to attend the FBA and BIP session of the series as a prerequisite to the third session, Progress Monitoring:

- Session 1- FBA

- Session 2 - BIP

- Session 3 - Progress Monitoring the BIP (Must attend session 1&2)

During the sessions, participants will:

- Review NYS Regulations

- Define behavior and the purpose it serves

- Review ABCs of behavior - Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence

- Practice developing hypotheses statements

- Examine data collection tools & web-related resources

- Review forms for critical elements

- Utilize a competing behavior pathway to align function to interventions

- Examine & discuss intervention ideas for replacement behaviors

- Examine tools for progress monitoring

- Action plan for next steps for a team approach

Note: We will be taking your team through the entire process from FBA to BIP and progress monitoring - Please bring a current FBA/BIP (any documentation started) that your team is in the process of conducting. This will be utilized for all 3 sessions. Please remove or blacken out name.

11. Mid-South RSE-TASC New CPSE / CSE Chairperson's Training - Day 7 - (BT-BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: New CPSE/CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 5/11/2017

Overview:

In depth, facilitated conversations around topics requested by veteran CSE chairs.

Outcomes:

-May 11 - Transition issues.

12. Media Literacy in a Digital World

Program: Literacy

Audience: 6-12 ELA Educators, Librarians, and Administrators

Dates: 5/15/2017

Overview:

Now more than ever educators know the importance of teaching students literacy skills that reach beyond traditional paper and ink. Participants will focus on the importance of helping students navigate the enormous pool of information available to them, and to use critical thinking skills to make valuable decisions about the information they gather and use.

Outcomes:

- Discuss and define media literacy

- Identify tools for analyzing media resources

- Create instructional plans to help students become media literate

Tags: Literacy, Media

13. NYS Science Assessment Grade 8 Facilitator Training

Program: Science

Audience: Teachers that will be setting up and administering the 8th grade Science Performance exam.

Dates: 5/15/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in the set-up and administration of the 8th grade Science Performance Exam as well as the rating of both the Performance and Written Exams.

Participants will:

o Prepare, set-up, administer, and rate the Grade 8 Science Performance Test

o Define the procedure for the administration and rating of the Grade 8 Science Written Test

o Define the NYS regulations regarding the integrity of district scoring

Tags: Science, Science Assessment, NYSSLS, NGSS, 8th grade

14. Teaching and Assessing the Social Studies Practices K-5 : A Two-Part Afterschool Series

Program: Social Studies

Audience: K-5 Social Studies Teachers, Library Media Specialists, Administrators

Dates: 5/16/2017 to 5/31/2017

Overview:

Join us for ideas on how to use fiction texts to springboard teaching about economics and economic decision-making. We will also discuss initiating and coaching the Question Formulation Technique in your learning space.

Outcomes:

- Describe strategies for using fiction texts to teach economics and economic decision-making

- Describe the Question Formulation Technique

- Explain the process for initiating and coaching question formulation in the classroom

Tags: social studies, effective teaching, inquiry learning, common core integration, technology integration, motivation, student engagement, library media

15. Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: School Leaders

Dates: 5/17/2017

Overview:

What makes some school leaders "good" and others "great"? Why are some principals able to turnaround their schools, while others turn around and walk away (as evidenced by the exceptionally high turnover rate among school leaders)? Based on a scientific analysis of a large collection of research, as well as years of experience problem-solving with school and district leaders, McREL International has arrived at an intriguing answer: Balance.

Outcomes:

Participants will learn about three key roles that every successful leader must balance:

1. Visionary Strategists - providing clear focus for improvement efforts;

2. Optimistic Change Agents - overcoming resistance to change by inspiring others to believe better outcomes are possible; and

3. Purpose-Driven Team Builders - developing strong communities where people share goals and an abiding sense of purpose.

16. Don't Let Challenging Behaviors Challenge You! (BT BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Early Education (Pre-K to 2nd Grade) Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

Dates: 5/17/2017

Participants Will:

-Examine Universal Interventions to Encourage Positive Behaviors of All Students

-Design Classroom Routines to Minimize Challenging Behaviors

-Gain Strategies for Teaching Social-Emotional Skills

-Reframe Approaches to Challenging Behaviors Using Function-Based Thinking

17. School Library System Council

Program: School Library

Audience: School Library System Council members

Dates: 5/18/2017

Description:

State-mandated quarterly meeting of representatives from each of the component school districts

18. Don't Let Challenging Behaviors Challenge You! (GST BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Early Education (Pre-K to 2nd Grade) Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

Dates: 5/18/2017

Participants Will:

-Examine Universal Interventions to Encourage Positive Behaviors of All Students

-Design Classroom Routines to Minimize Challenging Behaviors

-Gain Strategies for Teaching Social-Emotional Skills

-Reframe Approaches to Challenging Behaviors Using Function-Based Thinking

19. Transition Work Group (DCMO)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Dates: 5/19/2017

Overview:

The DCMO Transition Work Group will meet at Norwich CSD on 1/11/17. Our topic will be transition portfolios. The TWG will meet at Bainbridge-Guilford, Greenlawn Elementary on 2/8/17. The topic will be student led IEPs & self determination. Both meetings begin at 12:30 and materials will be provided to create student portfolios & tools to support participation in CSE meetings.

20. Transition Work Group (ONC BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, Educators, Adult Agency Personnel, Transition Coordinators, School Counselors, Related Service Providers, and Parents. Teachers who work with transition aged youth are strongly encouraged to attend.

Dates: 5/24/2017

Overview:

Transition Work Groups (TWGs) exist across New York State and are viewed as a "best practice" for the development of quality transition planning and implementation at the district and the regional level.

Note: It is strongly recommended that all school districts and BOCES send at least one staff person to bring information back to turnkey in district.

21. Schoology for Grades 6-12 Science Teachers

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/31/2017

Overview:

Welcome to this content specific Schoology day. This day will be dedicated to collaborating with others in your field to identify successful blended learning strategies. Participants will learn best practice that apply both to online learning and online classroom management.

Outcomes:

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

- Identify key attributes in building a successful online classroom.

**Prerequisites: Have already taken the Introduction to Schoology class or have been using Schoology with students already. This will focus on instructional practices not a how to class.**

Tags: social learning networks, hyrbid class, Schoology

22. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

Program: Collaborative Event

Audience: K-12 Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 6/21/2017 to 6/22/2017

Overview:

The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention program is a safe, non-harmful behavior management system designed to help human service professionals provide for the best possible Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security of disruptive, assaultive, and out-of-control individuals.

District Contact: Kathleen Keene

23. Cooperative Learning in Your PK-12 Classroom

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: PK-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/27/2017 to 6/28/2017

Overview:

What does collaboration look like in your classroom? How can we organize learners to take advantage of what their brains need for learning and build skills of collaboration and cooperation? Participate in live organized learning that meets needs of 21st century learners. Join us!

Outcomes:

- Describe strategies and considerations for organizing learners to support positive interdependence and accountability

- Define skills students need to learn to successfully cooperate Tags: cooperative learning, brain-friendly instruction, effective teaching, collaboration and communication, social and emotional learning

24. Evidence Based SDI Instructional Strategies (Mini Sessions)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/27/2017 to 8/8/2017

Overview:

In this four-part series, teachers will explore evidence based strategies and identify specific SDI strategies that improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

Outcomes:

- Explain what is meant by evidence based practices and how they differ from “promising” or “best” practices

- Identify when to use and stop using specific evidence based SDI strategies

- Analyze a previous lesson to improve practice

Tags: Special Education, Evidence-Based, Students with Disabilities

25. Multiple Pathways to the Student Brain, Janet Zadina [Schoology ONLINE Book Study]

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/6/2017 to 8/31/2017

Overview:

Participants of this virtual book study discussion will develop a toolbox of practical, scientifically supported strategies and ideas that can be used in their classrooms. They will also have an opportunity to engage in a culture of professional sharing and digital dialogue centered around the latest brain research.

The virtual book study discussion will begin on July 6th, with a new discussion topic posted for each chapter weekly. The book study will conclude on August 31

Participants will receive a no-cost copy of Multiple Pathways to the Student Brain.

26. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion for 3rd Grade Teachers

Program: Science

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers

Dates: 7/6/2017 to 7/7/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing curriculum and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 2nd grade. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

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.

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

Tags:Science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 2nd grade

27. The Humanities Hub Reunion

Program: Social Studies

Audience: Grades 9-12 ELA Teachers, Social Studies Teachers and Librarians who were part of district teams that wrote argumentation units with us in the Summer of 2016

Dates: 7/6/2017 to 7/7/2017

Overview:

Join us for an opportunity to reflect on lessons learned, to revise units and to create new argumentation units using the lens of last years’ experience with students. Our work will let us place additional emphasis on the following questions: How do we help students connect argumentation with their lives and their world? How do we help students increase their skill with argumentation in the humanities tradition? What steps can we take in our units and assessments to create conditions where students can take control of their learning?

Outcomes:

- Identify the strengths of the argumentation unit learning experiences and areas for improvement of the work

- Use strengths and areas for improvement to revise and/or create assessments in each discipline that include a common focus on the skills and practices of argumentation

- Create a unit map/pacing guide to chart progression towards agreed upon essential outcomes

Tags: Social Studies, ELA, Library Media, Argumentation Instruction, Effective Instruction, Assessment, Curriculum, Media Literacy

28. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion for 5th Grade Teachers

Program: Science

Audience: Grade 5 Teachers

Dates: 7/10/2017 to 7/11/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing curriculum and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 5th grade. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

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.

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

Tags:Science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 5th grade

29. Aligning Math Topics Throughout Grades PK-8

Program: Math

Audience: PK-8 Teachers

Dates: 7/11/2017 to 7/12/2017

Overview:

Participants of this session will create a math grades PK-8 coherence map that identifies where the progression of topics fall across grade levels. Teachers will further develop the coherence map by linking above-and-below grade-level work to specific lessons. Additional opportunities to work on this initiative will be offered during the year.

Outcomes:

- Identify how math topics are carried throughout the grade levels

- Create a map of topics with direct links to lessons and resources

tags: modules, lesson alignment

30. Accelerating the Progress of Struggling Readers: Research Findings, Key Aspects of Teacher Expertise, and Classroom Implications

Program: Literacy

Audience: Administrators of elementary literacy; teacher leaders working with elementary literacy

Dates: 7/12/2017 to 7/13/2017

Overview:

What causes some students to persistently struggle in the quest to learn to read, and what can schools do to reverse the cycle of failure for these students? In this session we will overview research findings illuminating how the brain reads, and how reading develops. We will examine what research tells us about profiles of struggling readers and discuss implications for assessment and instruction of foundational skills and comprehension. We will identify critical components of teacher expertise for producing gap-closing progress with struggling readers as well as steps schools can take to begin systemically closing those gaps.

These sessions are in collaboration with Binghamton University's Education Dept.

Outcomes:

- EXPLAIN what the research tells us about why some students experience difficulty in learning to read

- IDENTIFY the key aspects of teacher expertise necessary to target instruction for the accelerated growth of persistently struggling readers

- EXPLAIN the components of assessment and instruction necessary for accelerated growth of readers who struggle with foundational reading skills [the code of English]

- IDENTIFY planning and implementation considerations to support persistently struggling students

31. Algebra I Curriculum Development

Program: Math

Audience: Algebra I, Algebra IA/IB Teachers

Dates: 7/14/2017

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing an Algebra I Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2017-18. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the four schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

tags: algebra I shared pd

32. New York Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Immersion for 6th Grade Teachers

Program: Science

Audience: 6th grade teachers

Dates: 7/17/2017 to 7/18/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, participants will be immersed in demonstrations of 3D aligned lessons to fully understand the NYSSLS. Teachers will begin the process of writing curriculum and creating lessons aligned to the new Standards for 6th grade. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

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.

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

Tags:Science, NYSSLS, NGSS, 6th grade

33. Aligning eMath Instruction, The Modules, and Regents Exams

Program: Math

Audience: Math Teachers Grades 9-12

Dates: 7/18/2017 to 7/19/2017

Overview:

This Course is designed to assist teachers in aligning resources and lessons from eMath Instruction and The Modules, and then inspect how each topic has been assessed on the CC Regents Exams thus far. Participants will work within their subject matter (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II) to identify where each standard lies within each resource, and also may look at other resources that are valuable to the topic.

Outcomes:

- Match up standards across eMath and The Modules

- Identify how specific standards are assessed on Regents Exams

* PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP OR CHROMEBOOK TO THE SESSION *

tags: modules, lesson alignment

34. Create a Writing Strategies Tool Kit

Program: Literacy

Audience: Grades K-8 Teachers

Dates: 7/18/2017

Overview:

Writers need strategies for strengthening their skills. This workshop will use Jennifer Serravallo's publication, The Writing Strategies Book , to create a Tool Kit to use to support your writers in whole class, small group, and one-on-one conferences. Participants will leave with strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Outcomes:

- Describe goals, skills, and strategies that teachers can use to help develop and strengthen writers.

- Create a Writing Strategies Tool Kit that will be available electronically.

35. Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth: Grades K-1

Program: Literacy

Audience: District-invited teachers of K-1st grade, literacy, and special education teachers participating in the service

Dates: 7/19/2017 to 4/24/2018

Overview:

The summer two-day session launches the “Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth” series. In this extended session designed for teachers of grades K and 1, we will delve into research about how the brain reads, how reading develops, and distinctions between fluent and disfluent readers. We will discuss profiles of struggling readers and make connections to recommendations for assessment and instruction. Participants will leave this session with an assessment plan to launch the upcoming school year, which will allow them to efficiently identify specific areas of struggle in order to find the next step of instruction. We will also discuss components of ELA instruction necessary for helping readers achieve grade level expectations. This session leads into future workshop sessions in which participants will bring data on students identified as struggling, and will work from the data to create instructional plans for closing reading gaps.

These sessions are in collaboration with Binghamton University's Education Dept.

Outcomes:

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

- Explain profiles of struggling readers and what implications this has for assessment and instruction

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

- Create a plan for assessment of focus students

- Identify essential components of the ELA program for supporting readers who struggle

- Create a plan for communicating across instructional providers to support coherent learning for students who struggle

36. Math Work Stations: Grades PK-2

Program: Math

Audience: Grades PK-2 teachers

Dates: 7/19/2017

Overview:

This session has a focus on guided math and small group work. Participants will see how to manage individual stations and rotations while keeping engagement and learning at a high level.

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

Tags: stations, math station, guided math

37. Plan to Launch a Middle Level Writing Workshop

Program: Literacy

Audience: Grades 6-8 Teachers

Dates: 7/19/2017

Overview:

Our students learn best when they are invested in authentic reading and writing. Learn how to make the workshop work in middle school. Participants will learn an architecture to support the mini-lesson, strategies for management, and the principles that support the writing workshop curriculum.

Outcomes:

- Describe the components of writing workshop

- Describe the components of a mini-lesson

- Identify strategies for managing a writing workshop

- Explain the principles and progressions that support a writing workshop curriculum

38. Math Work Stations: Grades 3-5

Program: Math

Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers

Dates: 7/20/2017

Overview:

This session focuses on guided math and small group work. Participants will learn how to manage individual stations and rotations while keeping engagement and learning at a high level.

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.

Tags: stations, math station, guided math

39. Plan to Launch a Middle Level Reading Workshop

Program: Literacy

Audience: Grades 6-8 Teachers

Dates: 7/20/2017

Overview:

Our students learn best when they are invested in authentic reading and writing. Learn how to make the workshop work in middle school. Participants will learn an architecture to support the mini-lesson, strategies for management, and the principles that support the writing workshop curriculum.

Outcomes:

- Describe the components of writing workshop

- Describe the components of a mini-lesson

- Identify strategies for managing a writing workshop

- Explain the principles and progressions that support a writing workshop curriculum

40. Math Grade 8 Curriculum Development

Program: Math

Audience: Grade 8 Teachers

Dates: 7/21/2017

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing a Math Grade 8 Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2017-18. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the four schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

41. Digital Citizenship/Instructional Shifts & Pedagogy (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 7/24/2017

Overview:

In this training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 program, teachers will be introduced to the concept of the 1:1 classroom. The workshop will highlight how an effective 1:1 classroom can improve student engagement, and therefore lead to increased student learning. The workshop will outline the challenges and benefits of a 1:1 digital conversion. We will focus on instructional practices and procedures, as well as embedding a digital citizenship curriculum in a 1:1 environment.

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

- Identify and understand pedagogical shifts in 1:1 learning environment

- Define and design digital citizenship curriculum for learners in 1:1 environment

- Identify and design classroom procedures in a 1:1 learning environment

- Explain the role of a Learning Management System (Schoology) in 1:1 environment

Tags: 1:1 education

42. Plan to Launch an Intermediate Level Reading Workshop

Program: Literacy

Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers

Dates: 7/24/2017

Overview:

Our students learn best when they are invested in authentic reading and writing. Learn how to make the workshop work at the intermediate level. Participants will learn an architecture to support the mini-lesson, strategies for management, and the principles that support the reading workshop curriculum.

Outcomes:

- Describe the components of reading workshop

- Describe the components of a mini-lesson

- Identify strategies for managing a reading workshop

- Explain the principles and progressions that support a reading workshop curriculum

43. Plan to Launch an Intermediate Level Writing Workshop

Program: Literacy

Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2017

Overview:

Our students learn best when they are invested in authentic reading and writing. Learn how to make the workshop work at the intermediate level. Participants will learn an architecture to support the mini-lesson, strategies for management, and the principles that support the reading workshop curriculum.

Outcomes:

- Describe the components of reading workshop

- Describe the components of a mini-lesson

- Identify strategies for managing a reading workshop

- Explain the principles and progressions that support a reading workshop curriculum

44. The G Suite and Chromebooks (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 7/25/2017

Overview:

This training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 teachers offers an introduction to The G Suite (Drive, Docs, Forms, Slides) as well as an introduction to Chromebooks. In the first part of the workshop, we will look at how G Suite products can be shared as well as created collaboratively between users. In the second half of the workshop will focus on the form and functionality of Chromebooks. Discussion throughout the day will address how G Suite, Chromebooks, and apps/extensions can help increase student efficiency and engagement.

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

- Create files, share files, and locate files share with them within GAfE

- Create a file within GAfE collaboratively with other users

- Turn on/off (log on/off) a Chromebook

- Sync a GAfE account

- Explain the difference between an app and an extension

- Install and uninstall apps and extensions on a Chromebook

- Explain the difference between local and cloud storage on a Chromebook

- Log in to the Chrome web browser

Tags: 1:1 education

45. Common Assessment Creation for Math Grades 3-6

Program: Math

Audience: Grades 3-6 Teachers

Dates: 7/26/2017 to 7/27/2017

Overview:

These sessions will focus on how to create grades 3-6 math assessments designed to guide instruction based on data retrieved. Participants will learn how to create high quality questions with plausible distractors while holding to the rigor of a state-designed assessment.

Outcomes:

-Define rigor and what is looks like on a math assessment

-Create high quality questions with varying rigor

-Define what is needed to create plausible distractors

-Describe the process for interpreting data when creating an action plan

Tags: DDI, common assessments

46. Resource Design for the 1:1 Environment (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 7/26/2017

Overview:

This training session for the Windsor/M-E 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.

Outcomes: 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 2016-2017

Tags: 1:1 education

47. Unlocking the Power of the NGSS

Program: Science

Audience: K-12 Science Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/28/2017

Overview:

The Next Generation Science Standards represent the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades. The addition of engineering design and an increased emphasis on the practices of science could revolutionize science education. However this revolution will only occur if teachers understand the standards and make changes in their classrooms. In this workshop Paul Andersen will guide you through the standards while giving you concrete examples that can change science classrooms immediately.

48. Elementary Literacy Coaching Academy - Year One

Program: Literacy

Audience: District-identified Literacy Coaches

Dates: 7/31/2017 to 8/1/2017

Overview:

In this two-day session, we will discuss the role of literacy 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 literacy coaching role, with ideas for building coaching relationships with colleagues, and with an entrance plan for their coaching for the 17-18 school year.

Outcomes:

- Define your role as a literacy coach

- Explain strategies for building the coaching relationship with adult learners

- Describe the critical attributes of effective teaching

- Practice looking for and labeling the critical attributes of effective teaching

- Explain the coaching protocol

- Identify tools that can be used for effective coaching and use the tools during a coaching conversation

* 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 *

49. Instructional Coaching Academy - Year 1

Program: Leadership

Audience: District-identified Teachers

Dates: 7/31/2017 to 8/1/2017

Overview:

In this two-day session, 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.

Outcomes:

- Define your role as an instructional coach

- Explain strategies for building relationships with adult learners (colleagues) - Describe the critical attributes of effective teaching - Identify and label the critical attributes of effective teaching in lessons - Explain the coaching protocol - Identify tools that can be used for effective coaching and use the tools during a coaching conversation

* 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 *

50. DASA - Coordinator Training (NOT for 6-hr Certification)

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 8/1/2017

New
Overview:

The training will review the DASA regulations and updates; Review the roles and responsibilities of Dignity Act Coordinators; Share an overview of complaint process flow charts; Provide samples of DASA forms and investigation techniques; and provide an overview of best practices related to school-wide strategies for improved climate and culture.

NOTE: This is NOT the 6hr REQUIRED DASA TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION.

51. Principal Evaluation Refresher

Program: APPR

Audience: District Administrators (Principal Evaluators)

Dates: 8/2/2017

Overview:

3012-D provides opportunities for districts to define the elements of the rubrics we use to evaluate principal practices and to define those elements that are "observable". This can allow us to streamline the rubrics and provide greater focus in the evaluation process. Please consider joining us to discuss the rubrics and how they are observed during school visits and meetings with principals. We will discuss challenge areas and solutions for meaningful principal evaluation.

Please note that this session can be considered "refresher" training for evaluators of principals.

52. The Humanities Hub 2017 – Launch Powerful Humanities Learning Experiences!

Program: Social Studies

Audience: District-Level Teams teaching and supporting 9-12 ELA and Social Studies Instruction – ELA, Social Studies and Library Media who are NEW to the work this Summer.

Dates: 8/2/2017 to 8/4/2017

Overview:

Participants will examine foundational knowledge common to both disciplines and discuss advantages to student learning when critical reading and writing, logical reasoning and academic discourse are taught across the curriculum. We will address the following questions as part of our work: How do we help students connect argumentation with their lives and their world? How do we help students increase their skill with argumentation in the humanities tradition? What steps can we take in our units and assessments to create conditions where students can take control of their learning? Teams will develop assessments and guides to build intentional opportunities for students to be challenged and supported in their learning.

Outcomes:

- Identify connections between ELA and Social Studies and implications for instruction

- Use the rhetoric of argumentation to identify outcomes aligned to Common Core Standards and the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework

- Create assessments in each discipline that include a common focus on the skills and practices of argumentation

- Create a unit map/pacing guide to chart progression towards agreed upon essential outcomes

Tags: Social Studies, ELA, Library Media, Argumentation Instruction, Effective Instruction, Assessment, Curriculum, Media Literacy

53. Going Google! Google Drive and Digital Collaboration

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 8/3/2017

Overview:

In this workshop participants will learn how to use the G Suite. This first part of the Going Google Series will teach the basic ins and outs of how to use Google Drive, Forms, Presentation, Spreadsheet and Documents. Additional sessions in the Going Google Series will be offered during the school year.

Outcomes:

- List the benefits of being able to work in Cloud.

- Identify how G Suite will aid in streamline workflow.

tags: Cloud, Google Apps

54. Rubric Refresher: Teacher Evaluation

Program: APPR

Audience: Previously Trained Lead Evaluators in a New District or Evaluators Seeking a Refresher about their Rubric

Dates: 8/3/2017

Overview:

This training provides previously trained lead evaluators who are in a new district (using a different rubric), or evaluators seeking a refresher about their rubric, with guidance and support for using the rubric for teacher evaluation.

Outcomes:

As a result of the initial training, participants will be able to:

- Describe the features of the rubric

- Explain the values/orientation/background that is the basis of this rubric

- Explain alignment of the rubric with NYS teaching standards

- Describe how the rubric is scored

- Compare common indicators/subcomponents between rubrics

- Describe the evidence that aligns to rubric components

- Use the rubric to "tag" evidence

- Create questions to ask of my district regarding the implementation of the rubric

- Create a summary of the critical attributes of the rubric

55. Algebra IA Curriculum Development

Program: Math

Audience: Algebra IA/IB Teachers, Algebra Teachers

Dates: 8/4/2017

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing an Algebra IA Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2017-18. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the four schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

56. Digital Citizenship/Instructional Shifts & Pedagogy (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 8/7/2017

Overview:

In this training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 program, teachers will be introduced to the concept of the 1:1 classroom. The workshop will highlight how an effective 1:1 classroom can improve student engagement, and therefore lead to increased student learning. The workshop will outline the challenges and benefits of a 1:1 digital conversion. We will focus on instructional practices and procedures, as well as embedding a digital citizenship curriculum in a 1:1 environment.

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

- Identify and understand pedagogical shifts in 1:1 learning environment

- Define and design digital citizenship curriculum for learners in 1:1 environment

- Identify and design classroom procedures in a 1:1 learning environment

- Explain the role of a Learning Management System (Schoology) in 1:1 environment

Tags: 1:1 education

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

Program: Literacy

Dates: 8/8/2017 to 2/1/2018

STRAND: Accelerating Reading Achievement

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 in Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons

- Reading texts

- Writing texts

- Phonics/ Word Study

- Oral language learning

- Design daily Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons based on student data

58. Math Grade 7 Curriculum Development

Program: Math

Audience: Grade 7 Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2017

Overview:

Participants will focus on developing a Math Grade 7 Scope and Sequence Blueprint that they collectively agree to follow in 2017-18. Teachers will also have an opportunity to develop assessments based on this blueprint. This professional development will be ongoing throughout the 17-18 school year.

Outcomes:

- Prioritize curriculum

- Create Scope and Sequence within the four schools

- Create shared assessments

- Analyze data patterns to ensure student progress

59. Schoology Summer Camp 2017

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/8/2017 to 8/9/2017

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

60. The G Suite and Chromebooks (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 8/8/2017

Overview:

This training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 teachers offers an introduction to The G Suite (Drive, Docs, Forms, Slides) as well as an introduction to Chromebooks. In the first part of the workshop, we will look at how G Suite products can be shared as well as created collaboratively between users. In the second half of the workshop will focus on the form and functionality of Chromebooks. Discussion throughout the day will address how G Suite, Chromebooks, and apps/extensions can help increase student efficiency and engagement.

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

- Create files, share files, and locate files share with them within GAfE

- Create a file within GAfE collaboratively with other users

- Turn on/off (log on/off) a Chromebook

- Sync a GAfE account

- Explain the difference between an app and an extension

- Install and uninstall apps and extensions on a Chromebook

- Explain the difference between local and cloud storage on a Chromebook

- Log in to the Chrome web browser

Tags: 1:1 education

61. Collaboration in the Universally Designed Classroom

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 8/9/2017 to 8/10/2017

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 Universally Designed Classroom aims to help general education and special education teachers reflect upon and refine the effectiveness of their co-teaching approach. Additional in-district follow-up and support will be provided throughout the year.

Outcomes:

- Plan and deliver instruction as a team to increase accessibility and success for all students

- Determine roles and responsibilities in implementing IEPs and delivering instruction and intervention

- Prepare and adjust research-based interventions and explicit instruction, accommodations and modifications

- Collect data to measure needs and growth in the CCLS and CDOS standards

Tags: Co-teaching, Collaboration, Special Education

62. Designing Common Formative Assessments (Grades 7-12)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Grades 7-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/9/2017 to 8/10/2017

Overview:

This professional development opportunity is designed for teams to collaborate on the development of common formative assessments. Participants will learn how to design high-quality assessments in eDoctrina that are aligned to student learning outcomes. Tools and strategies for designing and effectively using assessment results will also be shared. Teams will be introduced to a variety of reports in eDoctrina that can be used to inform future instructional decisions.

Outcomes:

- Identify student learning outcomes and align assessment items to the learning

- Describe the process of designing a high quality formative assessment

- Design and build an assessment in eDoctrina

- Identify and access reports that will inform future instructional decisions

REQUISITE: Districts must subscribe to Assessment Professional Development & Support [552.383.009] to participate in this professional development offering.

63. Math Work Stations: Grades 6-12

Program: Math

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/9/2017

Overview:

This session focuses on guided math and small group work. Participants will learn how to manage individual stations and rotations while keeping engagement and learning at a high level.

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.

Tags: stations, math station, guided math

64. School Library System: New & Review [Elementary Grades]

Program: School Library

Audience: Librarians [Elementary]

Dates: 8/10/2017

Description:

Leverage school library system resources to enrich your instruction! In this session, participants will be introduced to new School Library System resources, review how to access existing resources to support instruction and collaboration, and review School Library System loan procedures.

65. School Library System: New & Review [Secondary Grades]

Program: School Library

Audience: Librarians [Secondary]

Dates: 8/10/2017

Description:

Leverage school library system resources to enrich your instruction! In this session, participants will be introduced to new School Library System resources, review how to access existing resources to support instruction and collaboration, and review School Library System loan procedures.

66. Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth: Grades 2-5

Program: Literacy

Audience: Administrators of elementary literacy; teacher leaders working with elementary literacy

Dates: 8/14/2017 to 3/20/2018

Overview:

The summer two-day session launches the “Accelerating Students’ Literacy Growth” series. In this extended session designed for teachers of grades 2-5, we will delve into research about how the brain reads, how reading develops, and distinctions between fluent and disfluent readers. We will discuss profiles of struggling readers and make connections to recommendations for assessment and instruction. Participants will leave this session with an assessment plan to launch the upcoming school year, which will allow them to efficiently identify specific areas of struggle in order to find the next step of instruction. We will also discuss components of ELA instruction necessary for helping readers achieve grade level expectations. This session leads into future workshop sessions in which participants will bring data on students identified as struggling, and will work from the data to create instructional plans for closing reading gaps.

Outcomes:

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

- Explain profiles of struggling readers and what implications this has for assessment and instruction

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

- Create a plan for assessment of focus students

- Identify essential components of the ELA program for supporting readers who struggle

- Create a plan for communicating across instructional providers to support coherent learning for students who struggle

These sessions are in collaboration with Binghamton University's Education Dept.

67. Lead Evaluator Training for NEW Administrators

Program: APPR

Audience: New Lead Evaluators

Dates: 8/15/2017 to 9/20/2017

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:

As a result of the initial training, participants will:

- Collect evidence

- Align the evidence with the rubric

- Score teacher/principal performance

- Conduct a "post conference/coaching session" with a teacher/principal

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

Program: Literacy

Dates: 8/15/2017 to 2/2/2018

STRAND: Accelerating Reading Achievement

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. Designed to bring children up to grade-level performance in as little as 18-24 weeks, LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

Outcomes: Participants will...

Outcomes: Participants will... - Define the Leveled Literacy Intervention

- Analyze reading records to form Leveled Literacy Intervention groups

- Identify an appropriate text level to support student learning

- Analyze student data and design student Leveled Literacy lessons

- Explore the features of text in order to support student learning

- Define key aspects of teaching in Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons

o Reading texts

o Writing texts

o Phonics/ Word Study

o Oral language learning

- Design daily Leveled Literacy Intervention lessons based on student data

69. Building the Questioning Skills of Teachers and Students

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/16/2017 to 8/17/2017

Overview:

Take questioning to the next level in your classroom! Join us for this two day workshop where we will develop your skill in asking better questions and your intentional decision-making that strengthens opportunities for students to become better questioners. Our work will also be inherently connecting quality questioning practices to the planning and conduct of classroom discussion. Leave with techniques and protocols to immediately add to your classroom practice.

Outcomes:

- Describe effective classroom questioning practices

- Identify specific strategies to build student 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

Tags: Social Studies, ELA, Library Media, Argumentation Instruction, Effective Instruction, Assessment, Curriculum, Media Literacy

70. Flipped Classroom

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/16/2017 to 8/17/2017

Overview:

In this workshop, teachers will learn the ins and outs of the flipped classroom model. It will encompass the who, what, when, why and how of the flipped classroom. This workshop will provide key aspects in how to create engaging technology-based lessons, enhance student to student and student to teacher communications and interactions.

Outcomes:

- Identify the critical attributes/essential components of a flipped classroom

- Identify the pros and cons of a flipped classroom

- Describe how instructional decisions impact the effectiveness of a flipped classroom

Tags: Flipped classroom, flip

71. 31st Annual Principals' Academy - Luis Cruz

Program: Principals' Center

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

Dates: 8/24/2017 to 8/25/2017

Overview:

During this two-day leadership academy, Dr. Cruz will clarify and deepen our thinking about strategies to build collaborative cultures for the achievement of all learners within a simplified RTI model. Leaders will examine models of collaboration and conduct a self-assessment to identify critical next steps. Dr. Cruz will also address working with staff resistance. Participants will work in teams to create or revise an action plan that moves their district forward.

Outcomes:

- Define the roles and responsibilities of collaborative teacher teams and guiding coalitions, and specifically the role of administrators in each

- Identify factors that imperil the collective effort to improve achievement of ALL students

- Identify characteristics and actions of the continuum of resistant staff who compromise the effort to improve student achievement

- Describe action steps administration can take to address different levels of staff resistance

72. Digital Citizenship/Instructional Shifts & Pedagogy (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 8/28/2017

Overview:

In this training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 program, teachers will be introduced to the concept of the 1:1 classroom. The workshop will highlight how an effective 1:1 classroom can improve student engagement, and therefore lead to increased student learning. The workshop will outline the challenges and benefits of a 1:1 digital conversion. We will focus on instructional practices and procedures, as well as embedding a digital citizenship curriculum in a 1:1 environment.

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

- Identify and understand pedagogical shifts in 1:1 learning environment

- Define and design digital citizenship curriculum for learners in 1:1 environment

- Identify and design classroom procedures in a 1:1 learning environment

- Explain the role of a Learning Management System (Schoology) in 1:1 environment

Tags: 1:1 education

73. Off to a Flying Start - Gearing Up for Teachers New to the Profession

Program: Classroom Practices

Audience: PK–12 First-Year Teachers

Dates: 8/28/2017 to 8/29/2017

Overview:

New teachers face many challenges as they begin the school year. This professional development opportunity will prepare them 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 delivery; this course will successfully prepare them in these areas and more.

Outcomes:

- Develop management procedures that will positively impact student behavior.

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

- Identify instructional strategies that will help students succeed.

* Participation includes one on-site visit (dates to be determined between facilitator and participant)

Tags: Effective Teaching - NYS Teaching Standards, APPR, Teacher Evaluation, Behavior Management, Growth Mindset

74. The G Suite and Chromebooks (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 8/29/2017

Overview:

This training session for the Windsor/M-E 1:1 teachers offers an introduction to The G Suite (Drive, Docs, Forms, Slides) as well as an introduction to Chromebooks. In the first part of the workshop, we will look at how G Suite products can be shared as well as created collaboratively between users. In the second half of the workshop will focus on the form and functionality of Chromebooks. Discussion throughout the day will address how G Suite, Chromebooks, and apps/extensions can help increase student efficiency and engagement.

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

- Create files, share files, and locate files share with them within GAfE

- Create a file within GAfE collaboratively with other users

- Turn on/off (log on/off) a Chromebook

- Sync a GAfE account

- Explain the difference between an app and an extension

- Install and uninstall apps and extensions on a Chromebook

- Explain the difference between local and cloud storage on a Chromebook

- Log in to the Chrome web browser

Tags: 1:1 education

75. Don’t Let Challenging Behaviors Challenge You! (BT BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Early Education (Pre-K to 2nd Grade) Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

Dates: 8/30/2017

Participants Will:

-Examine Universal Interventions to Encourage Positive Behaviors of All Students

-Design Classroom Routines to Minimize Challenging Behaviors

-Gain Strategies for Teaching Social-Emotional Skills

-Reframe Approaches to Challenging Behaviors Using Function-Based Thinking

76. Resource Design for the 1:1 Environment (M-E, Windsor)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

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

Dates: 8/31/2017

Overview:

This training session for the Windsor/M-E 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.

Outcomes: 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 2016-2017

Tags: 1:1 education

77. Developing the ENL Co-Teaching Team

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: Teams of ENL Teachers and Content Area Teachers

Dates: 10/12/2017 to 1/11/2018

Overview:

Teams of ENL Teachers and Content Area Teachers will explore building strong professional relationships, models of co-teaching, strategies for co-planning and delivering instruction in the co-taught classroom and ways to enhance instruction through co-teaching.

Outcomes:

Participants will:

- Engage in team building activities to create a strong foundation for the co-teaching relationship.

- Explore and experiment with various models for co-teaching.

- Delve into the process and structure of co-planning lessons with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness.

- Examine strategies for assessment and reflection to strengthen the co-teaching relationship and instruction.

This series will include 3 full day sessions, online participation activities between sessions, and follow-up at the school level. Participants are required to attend as a team consisting of an ENL Teacher and one or more Content Teachers.

78. Scaffolding and Differentiation for English Language Learners (ELLs)

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 10/18/2017

Overview:

Teachers will explore ways to scaffold and differentiate instruction for ELLs. Focus will be on making content comprehensible for ELLs and strategies for structuring coursework so that ELLs can be successful in the content area classroom.

Outcomes:

Participants will:

- Define and distinguish between scaffolding and differentiation.

- Learn strategies to scaffold text for comprehensibility.

- Acquire a toolkit of scaffolding strategies to make instruction more comprehensible for ELLs.

- Experiment with differentiating texts and assessment to better meet the needs of ELLs.

This one-day session with follow-up activities is open to ALL teachers.

79. Building Literacy Skills in English Language Learners (ELLs/MLLs)

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: ENL Teachers working with students in Grades 3-12

Dates: 10/24/2017 to 2/8/2018

Overview:

ENL teachers working with students in grades 3-12 will explore strategies for building strong literacy foundations for ELLs. Approaches and strategies for teaching reading beyond the primary grades and improving the writing process and products will be main topics for the series.

Outcomes:

Participants will:

- Gain a deeper understanding of the literacy needs of ELLs.

- Explore the guided reading process and how to adapt it for older ELLs

- Learn to adapt text and curriculum materials for struggling readers.

- Examine ways to scaffold and differentiate the writing process for ELLs

This series will include 3 full day sessions, online participation activities between sessions, and follow-up at the school level.

80. Technology: Using Tablets and Accessible Instructional Materials to Enhance Instruction (Oneonta)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special Educators, Related Service Providers, Administrators, CSE Chairpersons, Instructional Leaders, Guidance Counselors, and Agency staff, Parents

Dates: 11/1/2017

Description

- Review resources for locating and accessing instructional materials

- Discover how to access and check out electronic materials from the New York Public Library (NYPL)

- Examine the accessibility features of tablet devices

- Explore no cost, or low cost applications which can be used to enrich instruction

- Share out useful applications for their mobile device during an "Appy Hour" session

- Participants are encouraged to bring a tablet and ideas to share

Note: If possible, participants should bring their library card and pin number.

81. Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Program: SCI - Base - Other

Audience: ENL Teachers working with students in Grades 3-12

Dates: 11/9/2017

Overview:

Participants will explore the basic tenant of cultural awareness and culturally responsive instruction through discussion, case studies, and activities. Special emphasis will be placed on research into how instruction, culture, and the brain interact. This workshop is based on the text Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond.

Outcomes:

Participants will:

- Increase awareness of culture and culturally responsive teaching.

- Explore how brain research can help you become a more culturally responsive teacher.

- Obtain tools and techniques for promoting more engagement and rigor among culturally and linguistically diverse students.

This one-day session with follow-up activities is open to ALL teachers.

82. * * * The RSE-TASC Catalog has Been Moved * * *

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: DCMO BOCES, ONC BOCES, GST BOCES

Dates: 1/1/2018

Closed
The RSE-TASC Catalog has been moved to the BT-BOCES WebReg catalog. Please click the link below to access the catalog. Please follow your usual district procedures for registration.

Click Here to Access the 2016-17 RSE-TASC Catalog

Tags: IEP, FBA, BIP, specially designed instruction, CSE CPSE collaborative teaching, standards based, CCLS, CDOS, progress monitoring, accessible instructional materials, special education, special ed, transition, pathways, indicator 13, MTSS, multi tiered systems of support, PBIS, FBA/BIP, behavior

83. Technology: Using Tablets and Accessible Instructional Materials to Enhance Instruction (GST BOCES)

Program: Special Education:(RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special Educators, Related Service Providers, Administrators, CSE Chairpersons, Instructional Leaders, Guidance Counselors, and Agency staff, Parents

Dates: 1/26/2018

Description>

- Review resources for locating and accessing instructional materials

- Discover how to access and check out electronic materials from the New York Public Library (NYPL)

- Examine the accessibility features of tablet devices

- Explore no cost, or low cost applications which can be used to enrich instruction

- Share out useful applications for their mobile device during an "Appy Hour" session

- Participants are encouraged to bring a tablet and ideas to share

Note: If possible, participants should bring their library card and pin number.