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1. *COPY OF Nassau BOCES Mental Health Consortium presents The Integral Role Mental Health Professionals have in the Assessment and Management of Threat/Risk within k-12 settings Day 3 of 3

Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - Conference Room 1,2,3

Audience: District staff interested in learning about threat/risk assessment that DID NOT attend the Fall Cohort

Dates: 1/25/2024

Location: Conference Room 1,2,3

This is the Spring Cohort for this course. It is open to districts who did not attend the fall cohort first. A second MLP listing will open on February 2nd, 2023, allowing districts who did attend the Fall to send collages to this training. The Integral Role Mental Health Professionals have in the Assessment and Management of Threat/Risk within K-12 Settings Kostas A. Katsavdakis, Ph.D., ABPP is a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology . He is retained by Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys and the State/Federal Court to evaluate defendants charged with violent sexual and violent non-sexual crimes. Dr. Katsavdakis conducts threat assessments/management, including at the request of the United States Department of Justice for counterterrorism related cases and as an Associate with Work Trauma Services, based in San Francisco, for workplace and campus settings. In addition to his forensic and threat management practice, he maintains a clinical caseload, providing individual treatment for adults and juveniles. Dr. Katsavdakis is currently an Associate Professor-Adjunct at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology of criminal behavior, forensic psychological testing, assessment of psychopathy and psychology/law.















• What role does the school's mental health staff play in threat assessment?















• Do you know when to escalate student behavior concerns?















• Is your district's crisis plan up to date? How to use the EARL III and SAVRY Risk Assessment Tool

2. Smart Start Summer PD (Smart Start Grant Participating Teachers Only)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: COL

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - n/a

Audience: Smart Start Grant Year Four Teachers

Dates: 7/1/2024

Location: n/a

Teachers will be enrolled in an asynchronous Smart Start grant module in BUZZ Learning Management System (LMS) beginning in June 2024. This module will include information normally shared during the morning of the fall regional workshop. The goal is for teachers to identify their Problem of Practice (POP) and identify any equipment needed for their projects prior to the Fall Regional Workshop. The module should take approximately four hours. Teachers will meet with their facilitators once for a two hour virtual synchronous session over the summer. Teachers will receive a total of six CTLE hours for summer participation in the BUZZ course and meeting with their facilitator.

3. Excel for Beginners- Intro to the Excel environment- Virtual

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: AOS CoSer 558.500

Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - virtual

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 7/23/2024

Location: virtual

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This session will introduce or reintroduce you to the Excel environment. Including the cell structure, cell addresses, basic ribbon items. Entering text, formulas, and functions into a cell, formatting cells, cell fills, basic functions, cell reference, setting print range and printing. This series is designed for those who are new to Excel or who have not worked with Excel for a while. We will start with the basics and take you to a place where you can comfortably work with and even create your own spread sheets. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 5 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

4. Interact to Impact: Mastering Questioning and Discussion in Teaching

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 7/24/2024

Location: LS 2

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This workshop will dive into the world of dynamic teaching, helping educators transform their classrooms into hubs of interactive learning where every interaction becomes a stepping stone to meaningful educational impact.

Participants will discover innovative techniques that empower them to craft compelling questions, stimulate vibrant discussions, and foster critical thinking. Additionally, we will explore strategies to guide students towards deeper understanding and engagement.

Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

5. *Virtual PD* Annual APPR Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

Audience: School Administrators and Supervisors

Dates: 7/25/2024

Location: Virtual via Zoom

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The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations.

Participants will review video on the entire evaluation cycle and how to use evidence for change during the post observation conferences.

Participants will also discuss how to implement systemic change in instructional practices using Webb's Depth of Knowledge as an example.

Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

6. The Art of Co-Teaching (Level 1)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

Audience: K-12 Special Educators, General Educators, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

Dates: 7/25/2024

Location: LS 2

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This interactive, hands-on workshop is perfect for first-time co-teaching partners. Participants will leave with a full understanding of the six models of co-teaching.

We will provide an overview of best practices in co-teaching, including pros and cons for each model, model implementation guidelines and lesson examples. This workshop also explores easy to implement strategies for team communication and collaboration in co-taught classrooms.

Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

7. *Virtual PD* Annual APPR Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

Audience: School Administrators and Supervisors

Dates: 7/30/2024

Location: Virtual via Zoom

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The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations.

Participants will review video on the entire evaluation cycle and how to use evidence for change during the post observation conferences.

Participants will also discuss how to implement systemic change in instructional practices using Webb's Depth of Knowledge as an example.

Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

8. Excel for Beginners- More functions, working with worksheets, copy and paste options, and conditional formatting.- Virtual

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: AOS CoSer 558.500

Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - virtual

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 7/30/2024

Location: virtual

In this session you will learn additional basic functions, how to create worksheets within a workbook and copying a worksheet between workbooks, different paste option and how they can be useful. We will also cover conditional formatting with practical applications. This series is designed for those who are new to Excel or who have not worked with Excel for a while. We will start with the basics and take you to a place where you can comfortably work with and even create your own spread sheets. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 5 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

9. State Reporting End Of Year Report Hands-On Support

Program: Student Support Services: State Reporting

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - Lab 1

Dates: 7/30/2024

Location: Lab 1

Review outstanding errors prior to the Level 1 deadline.

10. Special Education 101

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2024

Location: CR 123

Navigating the world of special education can be overwhelming due to the abundance of information needed to effectively educate and support students with disabilities in the classroom.

This interactive workshop will explore the history of special education and the laws educators need to understand. Participants will gain knowledge about a variety of disabilities and come away with practical strategies for supporting students with IEPs.

Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

11. Plastic Pollution and You - Curriculum Training

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

Audience: Social Studies, Civics, Earth Science, Marine Science, Oceanography

Dates: 7/31/2024

Please Join NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Staff for a new professional development opportunity.

Participants will learn how to use the recently released "Plastic Pollution and You" curriculum to bolster existing lessons or incorporate a new unit into their classroom.
  • Educators should be ready to walk on uneven sandy terrain
  • This course is ideal for Social Studies, Civics, Earth Science, Marine Sciences, and Oceanography teachers who teach 7th-12th grades

    This workshop is:
  • Is designed to follow NGSS guidelines and can be utilized to achieve the seal of civil readiness
  • Inspire critical thinking when it comes to solving the plastic pollution crisis
  • Dive into select lessons of this curriculum including a beach clean-up field component
  • Provide educators with the resources necessary to implement lessons in their classroom

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 12. Anxiety Disorders & Students Today: What Teachers Can Do - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDNU 9654 Instructor: Allison Jahn GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Anxiety Disorders & Students Today will focus on the biology of anxiety disorders and how they affect the brain. The course will educate teachers and staff on the formation, symptoms, and impact of anxiety disorders, as well as current treatments and therapies. Through culturally responsive practices, participants will learn strategies to support students with anxiety disorders and improve success for all students. The course will study the most commonly seen disorder types in our students today. The role of the school in supporting students with anxiety disorders will also be discussed. Finally, the course will cover managing anxiety disorders in the classroom, including immediate care, preventative measures, and curriculum modification. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    13. Anxiety Disorders & Students Today: What Teachers Can Do - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDNU 9654 Instructor: Allison Jahn GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Anxiety Disorders & Students Today will focus on the biology of anxiety disorders and how they affect the brain. The course will educate teachers and staff on the formation, symptoms, and impact of anxiety disorders, as well as current treatments and therapies. Through culturally responsive practices, participants will learn strategies to support students with anxiety disorders and improve success for all students. The course will study the most commonly seen disorder types in our students today. The role of the school in supporting students with anxiety disorders will also be discussed. Finally, the course will cover managing anxiety disorders in the classroom, including immediate care, preventative measures, and curriculum modification. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    14. Asset-Based Instruction to Empower Students - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDCU 9106 Instructor: Valerie Fiano GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE This course will focus on how we can empower all students to be successful both academically and socially within the learning community and what we can do as a teacher and facilitator to foster a brave learning environment that supports students to utilize their own assets, knowledge and abilities to take a role in their own learning and success. Further, we will explore ways we can encourage families to support students and integrate their own assets and perspectives into the learning environment and to create a stronger home, school and community connection. We will see a shift of mindset in focusing on student struggle but rather their personal strengths, abilities and knowledge. Additionally, specific strategies teachers can incorporate into their classes will be explored as well as methods to support culturally responsive instruction for empowering students to overcome various academic obstacles. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    15. Asset-Based Instruction to Empower Students - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDCU 9106 Instructor: Valerie Fiano GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE This course will focus on how we can empower all students to be successful both academically and socially within the learning community and what we can do as a teacher and facilitator to foster a brave learning environment that supports students to utilize their own assets, knowledge and abilities to take a role in their own learning and success. Further, we will explore ways we can encourage families to support students and integrate their own assets and perspectives into the learning environment and to create a stronger home, school and community connection. We will see a shift of mindset in focusing on student struggle but rather their personal strengths, abilities and knowledge. Additionally, specific strategies teachers can incorporate into their classes will be explored as well as methods to support culturally responsive instruction for empowering students to overcome various academic obstacles. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    16. Classroom as Community: Responsibility of All - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Valerie Fiano GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE What defines a community? How do we envision a classroom community to look and sound like? This course will focus on the skills necessary to foster an environment in which both students and teachers display both self-awareness and social awareness - are able to vocalize this and share perspectives. The course will also discuss the needs of having empathy for others, identifying emotions and causes, positive goal setting, responsible decision making, and focusing on personal assets to maintain respectful relationships in a diverse learning community. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    17. Classroom as Community: Responsibility of All - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Valerie Fiano GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE What defines a community? How do we envision a classroom community to look and sound like? This course will focus on the skills necessary to foster an environment in which both students and teachers display both self-awareness and social awareness - are able to vocalize this and share perspectives. The course will also discuss the needs of having empathy for others, identifying emotions and causes, positive goal setting, responsible decision making, and focusing on personal assets to maintain respectful relationships in a diverse learning community. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    18. EdTech Tools for Equity - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course # TBA Instructor: Kim Turri GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE There is no time like the present for educators to reflect on their role in culturally responsive teaching and use new educational technology tools to build an even stronger school community inclusive of English Language Learners and marginalized students. Students bring rich and diverse backgrounds to the classroom! Technology can be a powerful tool for transforming learning and reinventing our learning approach. It can help affirm and advance relationships between educators and students and remove the barriers to long-standing equity and accessibility gaps. Opportunities to reflect on digital tools to help adapt learning experiences to meet the needs of English Language Learners, economically disadvantaged, and other groups that have been historically underserved and marginalized will be enhanced. With equity in mind, educators can develop a climate in which students' backgrounds, experiences, and cultures are honored to build a stronger and more diverse learning community. The tools and strategies included specifically address teaching English Language Learners and marginalized students but are suited for all educators teaching grades K 12. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    19. EdTech Tools for Equity - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course # TBA Instructor: Kim Turri GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE There is no time like the present for educators to reflect on their role in culturally responsive teaching and use new educational technology tools to build an even stronger school community inclusive of English Language Learners and marginalized students. Students bring rich and diverse backgrounds to the classroom! Technology can be a powerful tool for transforming learning and reinventing our learning approach. It can help affirm and advance relationships between educators and students and remove the barriers to long-standing equity and accessibility gaps. Opportunities to reflect on digital tools to help adapt learning experiences to meet the needs of English Language Learners, economically disadvantaged, and other groups that have been historically underserved and marginalized will be enhanced. With equity in mind, educators can develop a climate in which students' backgrounds, experiences, and cultures are honored to build a stronger and more diverse learning community. The tools and strategies included specifically address teaching English Language Learners and marginalized students but are suited for all educators teaching grades K 12. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    20. Maximizing Strengths and Abilities Supportive Approach for Students with Learning Diversity - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Carmella Currao-McAleavey GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE "Learning diversity” recognizes that individuals with learning disabilities have unique strengths and abilities, and emphasizes the importance of building on these assets in order to support their learning and development. The concept of learning diversity acknowledges that there is diversity within the ways that individuals learn, and that this diversity should be valued and supported rather than viewed as a deficit emphasizing the importance of creating inclusive and supportive learning environments that recognize and accommodate the needs of all learners, including those with learning disabilities. By using an asset-based approach and framing learning disabilities as learning diversity, educators can shift their focus from deficits to strengths, and work to create inclusive and supportive learning environments that empower all students to succeed. This course will also focus on strategies for helping students with learning diversities succeed in the classroom with techniques for differentiating instruction, adapting materials and assessments, and using assistive technology. In addition, there will be continual exploration in which culture can impact learning and considering the unique needs and experiences of students from diverse backgrounds. Overall, the goal of this course is to provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to support and empower students with learning diversities to reach their full potential. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    21. Maximizing Strengths and Abilities Supportive Approach for Students with Learning Diversity - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Carmella Currao-McAleavey GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE "Learning diversity” recognizes that individuals with learning disabilities have unique strengths and abilities, and emphasizes the importance of building on these assets in order to support their learning and development. The concept of learning diversity acknowledges that there is diversity within the ways that individuals learn, and that this diversity should be valued and supported rather than viewed as a deficit emphasizing the importance of creating inclusive and supportive learning environments that recognize and accommodate the needs of all learners, including those with learning disabilities. By using an asset-based approach and framing learning disabilities as learning diversity, educators can shift their focus from deficits to strengths, and work to create inclusive and supportive learning environments that empower all students to succeed. This course will also focus on strategies for helping students with learning diversities succeed in the classroom with techniques for differentiating instruction, adapting materials and assessments, and using assistive technology. In addition, there will be continual exploration in which culture can impact learning and considering the unique needs and experiences of students from diverse backgrounds. Overall, the goal of this course is to provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to support and empower students with learning diversities to reach their full potential. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    22. Reading Strategies for All Teachers - GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDPD 638 Instructor: Jennifer DeCollibus GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE OR IN-SERVICE The rigors of the Common Core and now the Next Generation Learning Standards have impacted all teachers regardless of subject area, and one of the most integral parts of this educational overhaul is the undeniable move forward and upward with improving reading abilities and comprehension skills across all areas. Teachers that want to improve and inspire students to be successful readers will benefit from this course. It has been designed to meet the needs of the teacher by examining the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Learning Standards to ensure understanding of the changes that will directly impact instruction, access resources that highlight instructional strategies and ways to select appropriate texts to address the theories and ideas of critical consciousness and cultural responsiveness and how to teach students to use language of critique, allow time for the creation of activities that reflect the needs of a 21st Century learner, the qualities of highly effective reading instruction, choice activities that reflect participants' needs based on the diversity of their own student populations, and formative and summative assessments that are based upon key instructional strategies and tools that should be taught and modeled for students. The modification of reading activities that can be incorporated into many different content areas and grade levels, and the development and sharing of lesson plans that integrate reading strategies and those that are content specific will also be taught and implemented by participants. Those taking this course will also be able to reflect on ways to promote a classroom environment that establishes a culture for reading and increases students' reading "muscles” to ensure that students consistently improve their personal reading skills and continue to learn and grow. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    23. Reading Strategies for All Teachers - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDPD 638 Instructor: Jennifer DeCollibus GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE OR IN-SERVICE The rigors of the Common Core and now the Next Generation Learning Standards have impacted all teachers regardless of subject area, and one of the most integral parts of this educational overhaul is the undeniable move forward and upward with improving reading abilities and comprehension skills across all areas. Teachers that want to improve and inspire students to be successful readers will benefit from this course. It has been designed to meet the needs of the teacher by examining the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Learning Standards to ensure understanding of the changes that will directly impact instruction, access resources that highlight instructional strategies and ways to select appropriate texts to address the theories and ideas of critical consciousness and cultural responsiveness and how to teach students to use language of critique, allow time for the creation of activities that reflect the needs of a 21st Century learner, the qualities of highly effective reading instruction, choice activities that reflect participants' needs based on the diversity of their own student populations, and formative and summative assessments that are based upon key instructional strategies and tools that should be taught and modeled for students. The modification of reading activities that can be incorporated into many different content areas and grade levels, and the development and sharing of lesson plans that integrate reading strategies and those that are content specific will also be taught and implemented by participants. Those taking this course will also be able to reflect on ways to promote a classroom environment that establishes a culture for reading and increases students' reading "muscles” to ensure that students consistently improve their personal reading skills and continue to learn and grow. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    24. Teaching Digital Literacy - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Liz Scott-Pothier GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Standing between kids and the onslaught of fake news is the educator. Many of today's media outlets are filled with cleverly delivered and phrased misinformation making it dire for students to be critical thinkers in order to be able to spot that misinformation. This course will assist teachers in developing specific content-based lessons that will empower students to apply the strategies and analysis skills necessary in order to recognize real, hard fact based and credible information and dismiss the phonies. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    25. Teaching Digital Literacy - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 8/1/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: TBA Instructor: Liz Scott-Pothier GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Standing between kids and the onslaught of fake news is the educator. Many of today's media outlets are filled with cleverly delivered and phrased misinformation making it dire for students to be critical thinkers in order to be able to spot that misinformation. This course will assist teachers in developing specific content-based lessons that will empower students to apply the strategies and analysis skills necessary in order to recognize real, hard fact based and credible information and dismiss the phonies. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    26. Coastal Acidification in the Classroom

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Audience: Science Teachers

    Dates: 8/1/2024

    Please Join NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Staff for a new professional development opportunity. Created by the Mid-Atlantic National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) and the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network (MACAN), the Coastal Acidification in the Classroom Module. This course is ideal for earth science, marine sciences, biology, and oceanography teachers who teach 9th-12th grades.

    The goals of this workshops:
  • to provide fun hand-on experiences that integrate the NGSS into its lessons.
  • acquire background knowledge on coastal acidification and some key lessons from the module.
  • be provided resources and equipment to easily integrate these lessons into your classroom.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 27. Making Peace with Goal Writing, Data Collection and Progress Monitoring for Students with Disabilities

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: K-12 Special Educators, General Educators, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

    Dates: 8/1/2024

    Location: CR 123

    Goal writing, data collection and progress monitoring are vital to meeting the needs of students with disabilities. However, all of these can be challenging for even the most seasoned educator.

    This workshop will provide guidance, examples, useful tools and strategies for creating goals, taking data and monitoring student progress.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    28. State Reporting End Of Year Report Hands-On Support

    Program: Student Support Services: State Reporting

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - Lab 1

    Dates: 8/1/2024

    Location: Lab 1

    Review outstanding errors prior to the Level 1 deadline.

    29. **VIRTUAL** Certification in the Needs of Students with Autism

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Autism - CoSer 507.530

    Audience: Special Education Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 8/5/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL

    Please check your email the morning of the start date of the training. You will receive an email from spogor@nasboces.org with instructions on how to proceed with the 3-hour virtual training. You can do this at your leisure, and you will have about two weeks to complete this. Topics covered will include Definitions, Etiology and Prevalence, Characteristics, Evidence Based Instructional Methods/Interventions for Teaching Students with ASDs, Behavior Management and Positive Behavioral Supports, Effective Collaboration, Resources and Supports. Upon completion, participants will receive The State Education Department Certification of Completion in Training in the Needs of Students with Autism and it will be uploaded to your TEACH account. If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering.

    30. **VIRTUAL** DASA Certification Training: SIX Hour Course in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber bullying and Discrimination in Schools (BLENDED COURSE)

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: DASA - CoSer 507.530

    Dates: 8/5/2024 to 8/21/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL-VIA ZOOM-LIVE

    Please check your email the day before Part-1 is due to begin (start date). You will receive an email from spogor@nasboces.org with instructions on how to login to Buzz to begin Part-1: 3-hour virtual training. The online portion must be completed before attending Part-2 face-to-face session (virtual via zoom-live). Please note that you must spend 180 minutes on Part-1 and your score cannot be anything lower than a 70 or else you must retake Part-1 before moving onto Part-2. Participants will: Understand rational for key components and definitions in the Dignity for All Students Act
  • Understand diversity and examine personal biases. Develop sensitivity to the experiences of specific student populations. Understand how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement. Learn intervention and prevention strategies including how to interact with families. Part-1 must be successfully completed one week prior to the start of Part 2 (end date). Upon completion, your DASA Certification will be uploaded to NYS and appear on your TEACH account. Please have microphone and video access for the entire presentation. Please enter the virtual room with your first and last name. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 31. PREPaRE 1 - Crisis Response Training REGISTER BY July 22nd

    Program: Health & Allied Services MHC For COST Associated PD

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS2

    Audience: all

    Dates: 8/5/2024

    Location: LS2

    This is a response training for school Administrators. Comprehensive School Safety; Emergency Operations Plans Components; Safety and Crisis Teams; Levels of Crisis Response; Physical and Psychological Security; Vulnerability Assessments; Accounting for all Persons; Communications and Warnings; Functional Crisis Exercises and Drills; Reunification Plans; Public Health, Medical and Mental Health Concerns; Crisis Recovery and Memorials; Continuity of Operations Plans; Threats and Specific Hazards; After Action Reports; Tabletop Drill Activity; Examining Effectiveness of Crisis Plans. School support staff are encouraged to register for PREPaRE 2 training.

    32. EIB: Creating a Safe, Supportive, and Affirming School Environment for Transgender and Gender Expansive Students: An Overview and Exploration of the NYSED Legal Update and Best Practices Guidance Document

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: EIB Support Service

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

    Audience: District and School Leaders, Teachers, SEL teams, Social Workers, Psychologists

    Dates: 8/6/2024

    Location: LS 2

    This interactive and informative session is an opportunity for educators, administrators, and support staff to enhance their knowledge and understanding of creating inclusive environments for transgender and gender expansive students. The NYSED 2023 guidance document was updated to reflect changes in New York State Human Rights Law and federal law which provide enhanced protections to transgender and gender expansive students; provide current national and New York State data on the experiences of transgender and gender expansive students; clarify information regarding student privacy, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and student records; provide best practices for supporting transgender and gender expansive students and recommended best practices to move away from gender-based activities; offer updated and expanded resources for schools; and include student voices and their lived experiences.

    Please note:Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    33. PREPaRE 2 Crisis Response Training Register by July 22nd

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: All staff on a district Crisis Team

    Dates: 8/6/2024 to 8/7/2024

    Location: LS 3

    This 2-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following school-associated crisis events. This workshop teaches participants how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, help to reaffirm both the physical health of members of the school community and students' perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluate conduct psychological triage, respond to the psychological needs of the school community utilizing a multitiered approach, and examine the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts. This workshop is an excellent course for all professionals in your district who provide mental health crisis intervention services **Please bring snacks and lunch**

    34. Excel for Beginners- Working with Excel tables. - Virtual

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: AOS CoSer 558.500

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - virtual

    Audience: All Staff

    Dates: 8/6/2024

    Location: virtual

    This session will explore the many applications of Excel's powerful table function. We will begin by learning about text functions to clean up your data set then how to create a table, options for esthetics, table characterizes, sorting and filtering and using the powerful total functions. We will also look at how to create slicers This series is designed for those who are new to Excel or who have not worked with Excel for a while. We will start with the basics and take you to a place where you can comfortably work with and even create your own spread sheets. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 5 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    35. NEW UPDATED WORKSHOP - Mandated Reporter Training: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment - VIRTUAL-VIA ZOOM

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Child Abuse - CoSer 507.530

    Dates: 8/6/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    Anyone applying for a provisional or permanent certificate or license (valid for administrative, supervisory, school or classroom teaching service) must complete two hours of course work or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. This course includes the topics of the role of the reporter, definition of abuse, indicators of abuse, and follow-up steps. Upon completion, your Child Abuse Certification will be uploaded to your TEACH account. Please have microphone and video access for the entire presentation. Please enter the virtual room with your first and last name. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering. If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    36. Classroom Strategies for Supporting Students with Executive Functioning Challenges

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: K-12 Special Educators, General Educators, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

    Dates: 8/7/2024

    Location: CR 123

    This lively, informative, and strategy-based workshop will provide an understanding of the eight domains of executive functioning. Strategies that can readily be implemented in the classroom will be provided for each domain.

    Participants will learn how to address challenges such as working memory, initiation, organization, and emotional regulation. This workshop includes activities that will raise awareness of the difficulties students with executive functioning challenges face.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    37. Normalizing Diverse Text & Experiences - Four Part Series

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Pre-K Initiative

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Dates: 8/7/2024 to 8/28/2024

    Utilizing four pieces of children's literature, The Proudest Blue, Lunch from Home, The Name Jar and Laxmi's Mooch, this four-part series will address normalizing diversity in character and experiences, encourage pride in one's culture and traditions, as well as support phonological awareness. The last session will culminate in developing a class mini unit supporting these concepts. Presenter: Aliyah Sheppard-Hayes, Co-Founder, Co-Plan It. Registration Fee: There is no fee for this workshop, but registration is required. Participates are encouraged to attend all four sessions.

    38. DASA Coordinator Training: Comprehensive Full Day

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: New DASA Coordinators and School Professionals seeking an In-Depth Overview

    Dates: 8/8/2024

    Location: CR 123

    Join us for a comprehensive full-day workshop designed for new Dignity for ALL Students Act (DASA) Coordinators or any school professionals seeking an in-depth understanding and overview of both the technical know-how and the adaptive skills crucial for handling incident reports effectively.

    Together, we will delve into the intricacies of Dignity Act implementation, providing clarity on the requirements and offering practical strategies for creating a nurturing school atmosphere. We'll tackle common misconceptions surrounding School Safety and the Educational Climate reporting, ensuring that attendees are well-prepared to address any questions or concerns related to reporting procedures.

    Participants will walk away with a wealth of resources tailored specifically for building-level Dignity Act Coordinators, empowering them to make a tangible difference in their schools and uphold the dignity and rights of every student.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    39. The NYS Algebra I Regents Exam: Norming The Scoring Process

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: High school general and special ed math teachers, administrators

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    Location: LS 3

    In this workshop, you will learn how to apply the official scoring rubric, identify common errors and misconceptions, and recognize when to give partial credit with the NYS Algebra I Regents Exam. You will also have the opportunity to practice grading sample exams and collaborate with other teachers to share best practices and strategies. Our program is designed specifically for teachers like you who want to improve their grading practices and ensure that their students are getting the fair and accurate scores they deserve. You will be guided through the grading process, provided with the tools and techniques necessary to achieve consistent and objective results. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your skills and help your students succeed. Register now and join a community of educators committed to excellence in teaching and learning.



    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    40. Virtual Teacher of Record Teacher Orientation 2024-2025

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: COL

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    New
    Join us for our annual VTRT orientation. Breakfast will be served.
    Agenda
    9:00 - 9:30 Breakfast & Meet and Greet
    9:30 - 10:00 Overview of Program
    10:00 - 10:30 Canvas
    10:30 - 10:45 Break
    10:45 11:15 - Overview of VTRT Handbook
    11:15 - 12:00 Remind, Genius, Zoom training

    41. Wilson Reading System - An Introduction

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: Classroom Teachers using the Wilson Reading System

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    Location: CR 123

    This one-day (6-hour) workshop provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) curriculum and how to best manage supplies and resources for successful implementation. This course examines reading research and how to embed the five areas of reading into literacy instruction in grades two and above.

    Participants learn about dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities, appropriate student identification and placement, program implementation, progress monitoring, scheduling, and creating a productive learning environment. Principles of language structure and teaching language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated and practiced during the workshop. Participants explore the standard parts of lesson planning for multisensory structured learning. Participating in authentic, practical professional learning ensures that participants receive high-quality instruction that supports program fidelity.

    Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Define dyslexia, and describe common characteristics
  • Explain the process of identifying and placing students in the appropriate reading support
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of explicit, sequential, cumulative, and diagnostic multisensory instruction
  • Identify the lesson components for Block 1 (Decoding/Word Study)
  • Manage supplies and materials in a simple and stress-free avenue

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 42. Excel for Beginners- Text functions, criteria-based count and sum functions, error checking, AI using Flash Fill, date functions. - Virtual

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: AOS CoSer 558.500

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - virtual

    Audience: All Staff

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    Location: virtual

    This session will explore important text functions, splitting and combining text, criteria-based count functions, error checking, using AI features in flash fill and useful date functions. This series is designed for those who are new to Excel or who have not worked with Excel for a while. We will start with the basics and take you to a place where you can comfortably work with and even create your own spread sheets. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 5 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    43. Day Retreat for Educators at Cedarmere

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Audience: School Administrators, Social Studies and Science Coordinators, STEAM Teachers, and Librarians

    Dates: 8/14/2024

    A Restorative Professional Development Journey through the History, Culture, Scientific and Literary Heritage.

    The goals of the retreat:
  • To provide an immersive retreat experience at Cedarmere, the home of Poet William Cullen Bryant, that delivers a restorative and insightful educational experience for school administrators, coordinators, and lead teachers on Long Island
  • To integrate and model pathways to rounded experiences for teachers and students that blend together Social Studies, the Natural Sciences, and English Language Arts
  • To develop and bring awareness to a local treasure, Cedarmere, which is on the National Register of Historic Places and the New York State Underground Heritage Trail
  • To experience Bryant's interest in horticulture and science
  • To collaborate with colleagues on curriculum
  • To relax in a beautiful location with rich literary, cultural and mindfulness experiences in nature

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 44. EIB: Unpacking and Developing a Deeper Understanding of the NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: EIB Support Service

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

    Audience: District and School Leaders, Teachers, Equity Teams, Support Staff

    Dates: 8/14/2024

    Location: LS 2

    The NYSED Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Framework is based on the principle that all students can succeed. It is designed to promote equity and inclusivity in education. In this workshop, we will provide a full day overview and deeper exploration of the NYSED CR-SE framework, its key components, and strategies for all stakeholders to support inclusive learning environments that support all students. We will focus on building strong relationships with students and families, creating a supportive and inclusive classroom culture, and using culturally responsive teaching practices. This workshop will offer strategies and resources for educators to implement in their schools and classrooms, such as designing rigorous tasks that incorporate student perspectives and cultural experiences, providing regular feedback and support, and building relationships with students and families. Participants will explore a variety of resources that can be used to develop lessons that are inclusive and responsive to students' cultural backgrounds. Participants will learn about a range of assessment strategies, including formative and summative assessments, that can be used to create an inclusive assessment system that supports all students. By the end of the workshop, participants will develop a deeper understanding of the NYSED CR-SE Framework, along with practices, strategies, and a resource toolkit that support a culturally responsive, inclusive, and equitable learning environments.

    Please note:Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    45. The NYS Algebra II Regents Exam: Norming The Scoring Process

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: Math Teachers, Administrators

    Dates: 8/14/2024

    Location: LS 3

    In this workshop, you will learn how to apply the official scoring rubric, identify common errors and misconceptions, and recognize when to give partial credit with the NYS Algebra II Regents Exam. You will also have the opportunity to practice grading sample exams and collaborate with other teachers to share best practices and strategies. Our program is designed specifically for teachers like you who want to improve their grading practices and ensure that their students are getting the fair and accurate scores they deserve. You will be guided through the grading process, provided with the tools and techniques necessary to achieve consistent and objective results. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your skills and help your students succeed. Register now and join a community of educators committed to excellence in teaching and learning.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    46. Wilson Reading System - The Complete Implementation

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: Classroom Teachers using the Wilson Reading System

    Dates: 8/14/2024 to 8/15/2024

    Location: CR 123

    This two-day (12-hour) workshop provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) curriculum and how to best manage supplies and resources for successful implementation. This course examines reading research and how to embed the five areas of reading into literacy instruction in grades two and above. In addition, this workshop will include best practices in grouping and managing students throughout their literacy development.

    Participants learn about dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities, appropriate student identification and placement in literacy support systems, program implementation, progress monitoring, scheduling, and creating a productive learning environment. Principles of language structure and teaching language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated and practiced during the workshop.

    Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Define dyslexia, and describe common characteristics.
  • Explain the process of identifying and placing students in the appropriate reading support.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of WRS instruction: explicit, sequential, cumulative, and diagnostic multisensory instruction.
  • Identify the lesson components for Block 1 (Decoding/Word Study), Block 2 (Encoding/Spelling), and Block 3 (Listening & Reading Comprehension) of the WRS Lesson Plan.
  • Prepare a 10-part WRS Lesson plan.
  • Manage supplies and materials in a simple and stress-free avenue.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 47. **VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM-LIVE** School Violence Prevention and Intervention Certification

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction:School Violence - CoSer 507.530

    Dates: 8/14/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    New York State's SAVE Legislation requires that anyone seeking NYS certification (teachers, teaching assistants, pupil personnel professional and administrators) must complete a two-hour violence prevention course. Upon completion, your School Violence Certification will be uploaded to your TEACH account. Please have microphone and video access for the entire presentation. Please enter the virtual room with your first and last name. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering. If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    48. *Virtual PD* Annual APPR Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

    Audience: School Administrators and Supervisors

    Dates: 8/15/2024

    Location: Virtual via Zoom

    Closed
    The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations.

    Participants will review video on the entire evaluation cycle and how to use evidence for change during the post observation conferences.

    Participants will also discuss how to implement systemic change in instructional practices using Webb's Depth of Knowledge as an example.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    49. The NYS Geometry Regents Exam: Norming The Scoring Process

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: High school math teachers, administrators, instructional coaches

    Dates: 8/15/2024

    Location: LS 3

    In this workshop, you will learn how to apply the official scoring rubric, identify common errors and misconceptions, and recognize when to give partial credit with the NYS Geometry Regents Exam. You will also have the opportunity to practice grading sample exams and collaborate with other teachers to share best practices and strategies. Our program is designed specifically for teachers like you who want to improve their grading practices and ensure that their students are getting the fair and accurate scores they deserve. You will be guided through the grading process, provided with the tools and techniques necessary to achieve consistent and objective results. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your skills and help your students succeed. Register now and join a community of educators committed to excellence in teaching and learning.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    50. New Administrator Collegial Circle

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Audience: New Building Administrators, Chairs

    Dates: 8/16/2024 to 3/4/2025

    Location: Aug 16- LS 2

    "I believe the best leaders are able to influence us in positive ways regardless of how long we have been in education.” Jimmy Casas

    Our New Administrative Collegial Circle is a perfect place for you to connect with other educational leaders in order to share experiences, refine your skills and work collaboratively with other instructional leaders.

  • Engage in reflective discussions and problem-solving sessions with experienced administrators
  • Dive deep into research-based leadership strategies and explore innovative approaches
  • Collaborate with a supportive community of practice to enhance your leadership roles
  • Share resources, experiences and success stories to inspire and empower fellow instructional leaders
  • 51. School Nurse Workshop for NEW School Nurses

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: HMS

    Location: Nassau BOCES, George Farber Admin. Center-71 Clinton Road, Garden City (Garden City, NY) - Conference Room LL-B[map]

    Audience: New School Nurses

    Dates: 8/20/2024

    Location: Conference Room LL-B

    New
    New School Nurse Workshop
    This workshop, presented through Nassau BOCES Health Services Management (COSER 560), will offer nurses who are new to school nursing an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the successful practices needed to support a well-run school health office. This is an amazing opportunity to bring those nurses new to school nursing up to speed on the latest guidelines, protocols, procedures, and health office management techniques. This workshop is designed for those who may already be nurses, but have never worked in a school setting before, as well as, for those who are recent nursing graduates interested in exploring school nursing as their career choice.

    This program is FREE for Coser 560 subscribers, all others are required to pay a $100 fee. (District PO, or Personal Check accepted.. NO CASH)

    This meeting is in person at Nassau BOCES Farber Administrative Center located at 71 Clinton Rd, Garden City.
    Please be on-time.
    Call Health & Allied Services at 516-396-2255 if you need to cancel.

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

    52. Frontline IEP for New Users

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS1

    Audience: Special Education Central Office/Clericals

    Dates: 8/20/2024

    Location: LS1

    This webinar training is intended for Central Office/Special Education clericals new to the (Frontline) IEP Direct software. We will cover meeting invitations, adding users, sharing and transferring documents and more.

    53. *Virtual PD* Annual APPR Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

    Audience: School Administrators and Supervisors

    Dates: 8/21/2024

    Location: Virtual via Zoom

    Closed
    The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations.

    Participants will review video on the entire evaluation cycle and how to use evidence for change during the post observation conferences.

    Participants will also discuss how to implement systemic change in instructional practices using Webb's Depth of Knowledge as an example.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    54. Differentiation Strategies for General Education Teachers of English Language Learners

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: Classroom Teachers, Administrators

    Dates: 8/21/2024

    Location: LS 3

    This lively, informative, and strategy-based workshop provides participants with differentiation strategies and instructional ideas tailored to meeting the needs of English language learners. The increase of English language learners (ELLs) in our schools has required all educators to assess their current teaching practices through a different lens.

    While general education teachers faced the challenge of effectively teaching ELL students in their classrooms, it has also provided an opportunity for educators to grow and learn. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of the needs of ELLs while filling their teaching toolbox with strategies they can implement right away!

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    55. Frontline IEP for New Users

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS1

    Audience: Special Education Central Office/Clericals

    Dates: 8/21/2024

    Location: LS1

    This webinar training is intended for Central Office/Special Education clericals new to the (Frontline) IEP Direct software. We will cover meeting invitations, adding users, sharing and transferring documents and more.

    56. EIB What Board Members Want to Know About the New York State Education Department Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Framework

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: EIB Support Service

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 1, 2, 3

    Audience: District Superintendents and Board of Education Members

    Dates: 8/22/2024

    Location: CR 1, 2, 3

    This session is designed for School Board of Education Members and District Superintendents and aims to support Board of Education Members in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the New York Education Department Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Framework and gaining insight into its importance in promoting student success. This workshop will:

    Highlight the core principles and foundations of the NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework.

    Offer insights into establishing shared goals and visions and promoting collaboration.

    Address strategies for constructive dialogue with families and community members.

    Please contact Gina Faust at gfaust@nasboces.org or 516-608-6639 to register Board of Education Members for this session.

    Please note:Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    57. Initial APPR Certification Training for Administrators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

    Audience: Administrators, Teacher Evaluators

    Dates: 8/22/2024

    Location: LS 2

    The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals to be certified through an appropriate training process. During this in-person and interactive Teacher Evaluation Training workshop, participants will explore the following topics:

    1. Recent history of theory and practice relative to teacher evaluation
    2. Understanding the most recent version of NYSED's APPR Regulations
    3. The application of rubrics in evaluating classroom lessons


    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    58. The Art of Co-Teaching (Level 2)

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: Co-Teaching Teams

    Dates: 8/22/2024

    Location: LS 3

    This lively workshop is designed for teams who have been co-teaching together for two(+) years. We will provide an opportunity for participants to build on their prior knowledge from Level 1 and take a deeper dive into the six co-teaching models, with variations for each.

    Co-teaching partners will create a collaborative plan while discussing four critical areas: communication, accountability, management, ad preferences. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to use their own content materials for facilitated lesson planning.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    59. **VIRTUAL** Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum "Walk Through"

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: NB RSSC Subscribing Districts -Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 8/27/2024

    Join us for an overview of the Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum for grades 3-5. Subscribing districts are welcome to attend for an introduction to the Scope and Sequence and instructions about how to access everything you will need to implement the units in your classroom.

    60. Aligning Curriculum to the NGMLS - Geometry

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: high/middle school gen and spec ed math teachers, administrators

    Dates: 8/27/2024

    Location: LS 3

    In this workshop, you will explore the changes to the NYS Common Core Geometry Standards with the new NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards in Geometry. We will identify the different changes that have occurred and identify areas within your current curriculum that may need to be modified and adjusted to align with the new standards. You will have the opportunity to work with other teachers and collaborate on these changes and how they affect your instruction in the classroom.

    Be sure to bring your current curriculum/unit plans to use when addressing the changes.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    61. **VIRTUAL** Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum "Walk Through"

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: NB RSSC Subscribing Districts -Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 8/28/2024

    Join us for an overview of the Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum for grades 3-5. Subscribing districts are welcome to attend for an introduction to the Scope and Sequence and instructions about how to access everything you will need to implement the units in your classroom.

    62. Aligning Curriculum to the NGMLS - Algebra ll

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: high/middle school gen and spec ed math teachers, administrators

    Dates: 8/28/2024

    Location: LS 3

    In this workshop, you will explore the changes to the NYS Common Core Algebra ll Standards with the new NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards in Algebra ll. We will identify the different changes that have occurred and identify areas within your current curriculum that may need to be modified and adjusted to align with the new standards. You will have the opportunity to work with other teachers and collaborate on these changes and how they affect your instruction in the classroom.

    Be sure to bring your current curriculum/unit plans to use when addressing the changes.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    63. Growing Your Leadership

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 3

    Audience: New Leaders/Administrators

    Dates: 8/28/2024

    Location: CR 3

    New
    Do you feel stressed and isolated? If so, we are here for you with interactive sessions! Join our professional development workshop, "Growing Your Leadership," led by Dr. Kendall and Ms. O'Donnell, authors of "Growing Your Leadership" (2022) and "Positive Proactive Pathways for Professionals" (2023). This workshop will help participants develop a cohesive leadership team focused on students, invite and develop active engagement, reduce administrative stress through collaboration, build solutions to current issues, and grow team leadership in your school. We will lead two interactive sessions, sharing knowledge with you and for you, including informal conversations, best practices from experience, and ways to deal with authentic real-world issues.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    64. Suicide Safety for Teachers and School Staff VIRTUAL

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Webinar (x, x) - VIRTUAL

    Dates: 8/28/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL

    This workshop is intended for NON-Mental Health professionals. This training is designed to meet the most basic awareness needs of school staff.

    65. Youth Mental Health First Aid - MUST REGISTER August 15th

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Mental Health Services Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - virtual

    Audience: non-mental health staff

    Dates: 8/29/2024

    Location: virtual

    This course requires completion of a 2-hour self-paced online pre-class then participation in the 5.5 hour virtual course.  Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, and peers how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.  The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.  Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders.

    66. *Virtual* NYS NGMLS: Exploring The Changes in Geometry and Algebra II

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

    Audience: High school math teachers, administrators, instructional coaches

    Dates: 8/29/2024

    Location: Virtual via Zoom

    The NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards are coming! This workshop provides an in depth comparison of the Common Core (2011) and Next Generation (2017) Learning Standards. You will learn what has and has not changed to the Geometry and Algebra II learning standards. Be prepared for the changes ahead and sign up for this workshop!

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    67. Growing Your Leadership

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 3

    Audience: New Leaders/Administrators

    Dates: 8/29/2024

    Location: CR 3

    New
    Do you feel stressed and isolated? If so, we are here for you with interactive sessions! Join our professional development workshop, "Growing Your Leadership," led by Dr. Kendall and Ms. O'Donnell, authors of "Growing Your Leadership" (2022) and "Positive Proactive Pathways for Professionals" (2023). This workshop will help participants develop a cohesive leadership team focused on students, invite and develop active engagement, reduce administrative stress through collaboration, build solutions to current issues, and grow team leadership in your school. We will lead two interactive sessions, sharing knowledge with you and for you, including informal conversations, best practices from experience, and ways to deal with authentic real-world issues.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    68. **VIRTUAL** Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum "Walk Through"

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: NB RSSC Subscribing Districts -Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 8/30/2024

    Join us for an overview of the Nassau BOCES Regional Social Studies Curriculum for grades 3-5. Subscribing districts are welcome to attend for an introduction to the Scope and Sequence and instructions about how to access everything you will need to implement the units in your classroom.

    69. Close Reading: Strategies to Mine Meaning - GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDPD 644 Instructor: Jennifer DeCollibus GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE OR IN-SERVICE All teachers are working to implement the Common Core Learning Standards and share in the responsibility of literacy instruction; however, many are presented with the additional challenge of correctly teaching the skills of close reading. The CCLS emphasize closely reading a text through the process of reading, re-reading, and analyzing with the purpose of accurately understanding it at a deeper level. Students are expected to examine texts, evaluate author's craft and purpose, text structure, and recognize patterns and significant details to ultimately reach a more in-depth comprehension of a whole text. This course will provide the foundation of what close reading is, how to teach it, and the opportunity to develop activities that foster the application of this skill. Participants will complete this course with the essential framework for close reading that will help create life-long independent critical thinkers and readers. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    70. Close Reading: Strategies to Mine Meaning - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDPD 644 Instructor: Jennifer DeCollibus GRAD THROUGH MANHATTAN COLLEGE OR IN-SERVICE All teachers are working to implement the Common Core Learning Standards and share in the responsibility of literacy instruction; however, many are presented with the additional challenge of correctly teaching the skills of close reading. The CCLS emphasize closely reading a text through the process of reading, re-reading, and analyzing with the purpose of accurately understanding it at a deeper level. Students are expected to examine texts, evaluate author's craft and purpose, text structure, and recognize patterns and significant details to ultimately reach a more in-depth comprehension of a whole text. This course will provide the foundation of what close reading is, how to teach it, and the opportunity to develop activities that foster the application of this skill. Participants will complete this course with the essential framework for close reading that will help create life-long independent critical thinkers and readers. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    71. Mental Health in the Classroom - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDUU 9982 Instructor: Tom Fabian GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE As districts implement the new, mandated, Mental Health law into their curriculum, it is important that classroom teachers understand the components of this education law and possess the necessary knowledge to integrate mental health awareness into their practice. Participants in this course will become familiar with the NYSED Amendments to CR Part 135 regarding Mental Health Education. An overview of mental health and the curriculum will be provided and teachers will attain the skills necessary to develop students' mental health, self-esteem, and well-being in, and out of, the classroom. Attention is focused on how culturally responsive practices and policies work to enable school personnel to address the social, behavioral, and mental health needs of students from diverse cultures. The impact of mental health on social and academic success across various cultures will be analyzed and action plans will be created to develop an educational climate that is inclusive of all students in one's care. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    72. Mental Health in the Classroom - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDUU 9982 Instructor: Tom Fabian GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE As districts implement the new, mandated, Mental Health law into their curriculum, it is important that classroom teachers understand the components of this education law and possess the necessary knowledge to integrate mental health awareness into their practice. Participants in this course will become familiar with the NYSED Amendments to CR Part 135 regarding Mental Health Education. An overview of mental health and the curriculum will be provided and teachers will attain the skills necessary to develop students' mental health, self-esteem, and well-being in, and out of, the classroom. Attention is focused on how culturally responsive practices and policies work to enable school personnel to address the social, behavioral, and mental health needs of students from diverse cultures. The impact of mental health on social and academic success across various cultures will be analyzed and action plans will be created to develop an educational climate that is inclusive of all students in one's care. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    73. STEAM Education - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDDU 9400 Instructor: Liz Scott-Pothier GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematical elements all wrapped in one. Join us in learning more about this educational framework created for all disciplines and types of learners. It is an integrative, multi-disciplinary avenue for teaching the inter-relationships of how subjects relate in real-life. By adding the arts element educators will learn new ways to: stimulate and develop the imagination, refine cognitive and creative skills, strengthen problem solving and critical thinking skills, nurture team-building, cultural and alternative perspective values, and develop a sense of craftsmanship and goal setting skills needed in the classroom and beyond. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    74. STEAM Education - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course #: EDDU 9400 Instructor: Liz Scott-Pothier GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematical elements all wrapped in one. Join us in learning more about this educational framework created for all disciplines and types of learners. It is an integrative, multi-disciplinary avenue for teaching the inter-relationships of how subjects relate in real-life. By adding the arts element educators will learn new ways to: stimulate and develop the imagination, refine cognitive and creative skills, strengthen problem solving and critical thinking skills, nurture team-building, cultural and alternative perspective values, and develop a sense of craftsmanship and goal setting skills needed in the classroom and beyond. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    75. The Tween & Teenager's Mind Being an Educator with Kids Today - GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course # EDDU 9037 Instructor: Allison Jahn GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Our middle school and high school students today are raised in a culture different than what many of us were raised in. The result is a generation of ‘Gen Z' kids who have a different mindset. This course will dive into what it means to be Gen Z, how that impacts relationships, education and life outlook. This course will look at the factors that impact these tweens and teens such as economics, different types of households, social media, etc. We will study the biology of the developing teen mind and the stages of development to further understand the behaviors we see in our classrooms. Comparing ‘nature vs. nurture' and using strategies like Mindfulness and quality classroom practices will enhance student relationships and promote a positive environment that prompts learning and social-emotional development is our goal. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    76. The Tween & Teenager's Mind Being an Educator with Kids Today - In Service

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Online Learning

    Dates: 9/1/2024 to 9/28/2024

    Location: Virtual

    Course # EDDU 9037 Instructor: Allison Jahn GRAD THROUGH UMASS GLOBAL OR IN-SERVICE Our middle school and high school students today are raised in a culture different than what many of us were raised in. The result is a generation of ‘Gen Z' kids who have a different mindset. This course will dive into what it means to be Gen Z, how that impacts relationships, education and life outlook. This course will look at the factors that impact these tweens and teens such as economics, different types of households, social media, etc. We will study the biology of the developing teen mind and the stages of development to further understand the behaviors we see in our classrooms. Comparing ‘nature vs. nurture' and using strategies like Mindfulness and quality classroom practices will enhance student relationships and promote a positive environment that prompts learning and social-emotional development is our goal. This course must be approved by District prior to start of class.

    77. **VIRTUAL** Certification in the Needs of Students with Autism

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Autism - CoSer 507.530

    Audience: Special Education Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 9/3/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL

    Please check your email the morning of the start date of the training. You will receive an email from spogor@nasboces.org with instructions on how to proceed with the 3-hour virtual training. You can do this at your leisure, and you will have about two weeks to complete this. Topics covered will include Definitions, Etiology and Prevalence, Characteristics, Evidence Based Instructional Methods/Interventions for Teaching Students with ASDs, Behavior Management and Positive Behavioral Supports, Effective Collaboration, Resources and Supports. Upon completion, participants will receive The State Education Department Certification of Completion in Training in the Needs of Students with Autism and it will be uploaded to your TEACH account. If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering.

    78. **VIRTUAL** DASA Certification Training: SIX Hour Course in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber bullying and Discrimination in Schools (BLENDED COURSE)

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: DASA - CoSer 507.530

    Dates: 9/3/2024 to 9/17/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL-VIA ZOOM-LIVE

    Please check your email the day before Part-1 is due to begin (start date). You will receive an email from spogor@nasboces.org with instructions on how to login to Buzz to begin Part-1: 3-hour virtual training. The online portion must be completed before attending Part-2 face-to-face session (virtual via zoom-live). Please note that you must spend 180 minutes on Part-1 and your score cannot be anything lower than a 70 or else you must retake Part-1 before moving onto Part-2. Participants will: Understand rational for key components and definitions in the Dignity for All Students Act
  • Understand diversity and examine personal biases. Develop sensitivity to the experiences of specific student populations. Understand how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement. Learn intervention and prevention strategies including how to interact with families. Part-1 must be successfully completed one week prior to the start of Part 2 (end date). Upon completion, your DASA Certification will be uploaded to NYS and appear on your TEACH account. Please have microphone and video access for the entire presentation. Please enter the virtual room with your first and last name. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering. Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 79. Renaissance Back to School Refresher Workshop- STAR

    Program: Student Support Services: Renaissance Learning (Star, Freckle, or myON)

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 1,2,3

    Audience: Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 9/3/2024

    Location: CR 1,2,3

    The summer slide impacts both our students and staff. We can assist in preparing your staff for the fall by offering participation in our Renaissance training session which will concentrate on Star.

    80. Renaissance Back to School Refresher Workshop- CBM

    Program: Student Support Services: Renaissance Learning (Star, Freckle, or myON)

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 1,2,3

    Audience: Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 9/3/2024

    Location: CR 1,2,3

    The summer slide impacts both our students and staff. We can assist in preparing your staff for the fall by offering participation in our Renaissance training this session will concentrate on CBM.

    81. Renaissance Back to School Refresher Workshop- FRECKLE/LALILO

    Program: Student Support Services: Renaissance Learning (Star, Freckle, or myON)

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 1,2,3

    Audience: Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 9/3/2024

    Location: CR 1,2,3

    The summer slide impacts both our students and staff. We can assist in preparing staff for the fall by offering participation in our Renaissance training session for Freckle/Lalilo.

    82. *Virtual* Math Supervisor Collegial Circle - 6 Session Series

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual

    Audience: Mathematics administrators

    Dates: 9/6/2024 to 6/13/2025

    Location: Virtual

    Collaborate with math chairs, coordinators, directors, specialists, coaches, mentors and teacher leaders from around Long Island to share best practices in mathematics instruction. Discuss current issues in Grade K through high school mathematics.

    Each meeting's agenda is created organically by the needs and conversation of our members.

    Register once and you will be registered to attend all 6 sessions.

    83. *Virtual PD* Annual APPR Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Virtual via Zoom

    Audience: School Administrators and Supervisors

    Dates: 9/10/2024

    Location: Virtual via Zoom

    Closed
    The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations.

    Participants will review video on the entire evaluation cycle and how to use evidence for change during the post observation conferences.

    Participants will also discuss how to implement systemic change in instructional practices using Webb's Depth of Knowledge as an example.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    84. Overview of Fundations Pre-K - K

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 123

    Audience: Teachers and Teacher Assistants

    Dates: 9/10/2024

    Location: CR 123

    In this workshop we will explore all the parts of the Fundations curriculum and the different options that can be used to teach the curriculum to all students.

  • Strategies and tips for organizing the flow of a lesson over a week and the materials needed for each part of the lesson.
  • Discussion on assessment data and suggestions on how to organize and differentiate target groups to ensure success for all students.

    Please bring your teacher's manual to class because time will be provided to design lesson plans for a week.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 85. Social Worker Circle

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Mental Health Services Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Zoom

    Audience: all

    Dates: 9/10/2024

    Location: Zoom

    Topic TBD

    86. NEW UPDATED WORKSHOP - Mandated Reporter Training: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment - VIRTUAL-VIA ZOOM

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Child Abuse - CoSer 507.530

    Dates: 9/10/2024

    Location: VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    Anyone applying for a provisional or permanent certificate or license (valid for administrative, supervisory, school or classroom teaching service) must complete two hours of course work or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. This course includes the topics of the role of the reporter, definition of abuse, indicators of abuse, and follow-up steps. Upon completion, your Child Abuse Certification will be uploaded to your TEACH account. Please have microphone and video access for the entire presentation. Please enter the virtual room with your first and last name. If you need accessibility accommodations, please email Susan Pogor, spogor@nasboces.org, upon registering. If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    87. Elementary Counselor Collegial Circle

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Mental Health Services Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Zoom

    Audience: all

    Dates: 9/11/2024

    Location: Zoom

    TBD

    88. *VIRTUAL* Educator Care 15-hr Certificate of Completion Virtual Teacher Mentor Training

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: Prospective Teacher Mentors, Mentor Coordinators, Coaches, Chairperson

    Dates: 9/11/2024 to 10/9/2024

    New
    This program will train prospective teacher mentors and prepare them to be effective mentors to new teachers entering the profession. NYS requires all new teachers to receive 30 hours of mentor training from an experienced teacher. This program will identify the roles of a mentor, a mentee, and an administrator. This course will outline the 10 NYS mentoring standards and provide valuable strategies on implementing an effective mentor program in schools.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    89. Making Groupwork the Norm in Mathematics Classrooms

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: Middle/High School Math teachers

    Dates: 9/13/2024

    Location: LS 3

    Overturn the status quo and create a learning environment where group work is the norm! In this workshop, participants will explore routines, structures, and strategies for using group work to differentiate instruction, set learning goals, increase student independence, promote student accountability and encourage cooperation and communication.

    Learn about the pros and cons of such an approach and how it effects the culture of your class. We will also talk about common misconceptions regarding groupwork, student accountability, and various models for group assessment.

    Open to all MS and HS Mathematics Educators.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    90. Frontline IEP for Related Service Providers- WEBINAR

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - webinar

    Dates: 9/13/2024

    Location: webinar

    This training is intended for Providers to learn/refresh their knowledge of the Related Service Log and other documentation needed for reimbursement of services provided.

    91. * VIRTUAL* Teacher Mentoring Professional Development Program for Administrators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: Anyone in an administrative role or lead teachers

    Dates: 9/17/2024

    SUPPORTING YOUR TEAM!

    This program is designed to enlighten administrators on the importance of implementing a comprehensive mentoring program. This program will help guide them in executing such a program in their schools and school districts to increase teacher success rate. During this workshop we will:
  • Identify NYS standards of teacher mentoring
  • Role of administrators
  • Describe the course of action needed to train mentors
  • Process to implement a mentor program to support new teachers
  • Mentor Selection
  • Assess needs of the organization

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.
  • 92. Initial APPR Certification Training for Administrators

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

    Audience: Administrators, Teacher Evaluators

    Dates: 9/17/2024

    Location: LS 2

    The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers and principals to be certified through an appropriate training process. During this in-person and interactive Teacher Evaluation Training workshop, participants will explore the following topics:

    1. Recent history of theory and practice relative to teacher evaluation
    2. Understanding the most recent version of NYSED's APPR Regulations
    3. The application of rubrics in evaluating classroom lessons


    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    93. The Art of Co-Teaching (Level 1)

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: K-12 Special Educators, General Educators, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

    Dates: 9/17/2024

    Location: LS 3

    This interactive, hands-on workshop is perfect for first-time co-teaching partners. Participants will leave with a full understanding of the six models of co-teaching.

    We will provide an overview of best practices in co-teaching, including pros and cons for each model, model implementation guidelines and lesson examples. This workshop also explores easy to implement strategies for team communication and collaboration in co-taught classrooms.

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    94. Frontline IEP EI/CPSE/CSE Transitions

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS1

    Dates: 9/17/2024

    Location: LS1

    Transitions from EI/CPSE to CSE can be complex, influenced by numerous factors. Will the CPSE student attend ESY, or not? Does the student qualify for CSE, or are they ineligible? Is the student being declassified, or are they aging out? These and other scenarios will be thoroughly addressed at our workshop. You are welcome to submit questions in advance to jimpastato@nasboces.org.

    95. Frontline IEP for Parentally Placed Students

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS1

    Dates: 9/18/2024

    Location: LS1

    Lorraine, representing Frontline, will guide you through the proper documentation of Parentally Placed students within Frontline IEP. Join us to gain deeper insights and bring any questions or scenarios that affect your IEPs.

    96. New Teacher Success Academy

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 2

    Audience: First and Second Year Teachers

    Dates: 9/18/2024 to 5/1/2025

    Location: LS 2

    Nassau BOCES would like to introduce a full year program that will support districts looking to encourage the development of essential skills needed to be a highly effective teacher. We know that each year districts invest in new teachers with the goal they will become valuable members of the school community.

    Participants will build a collegial community that evolves throughout the year and strengthens their skills to become successful professionals. Workshops are designed to meet the needs of first- and second-year teachers.

    September:
    *Time Management: Planning and Professionalism
    *Classroom Management:Creating the Most Effective Learning Environment
    *Student Engagement: Answer the Questions about Questioning

    November:
    *Observations:What Do They Want to See in My First Year?
    *Family Communication: Meet the Parents
    *Teaching to All Learners: "Equal" Does Not Always Mean "The Same"

    February:
    *Projects and Assessments: Strategies for Effective Group Work
    *Culturally Responsive Teaching: Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom
    *Supporting ENL Students: Strategies for Supporting ENL Students in Your Classroom

    May:
    *Social Emotional Learning: Understanding SEL and Character Education
    *Teaching with Technology: Instructional Technology Toolkit
    *Collaboration: Strategies for Building Successful Working Partnerships




    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.

    97. Erin's Law/ Stewards of Children Trainer Group

    Program: Health & Allied Services - Mental Health Consortium

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Mental Health Services Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY) - Zoom

    Audience: all

    Dates: 9/18/2024

    Location: Zoom

    TBD

    98. Advanced IEP: Letters, Listings, and Scenarios

    Program: Student Support Services: Frontline IEP

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 1

    Dates: 9/18/2024

    Location: LS 1

    If you're familiar with Frontline IEP and its navigation, this workshop is tailored for the advanced user eager to delve into the listings feature and the creation of custom letters. It's also the perfect setting to discuss any unique scenarios you've encountered. Bring your questions, concerns, and those "How do I do that?" moments!

    99. In-person September State Reporting / Data Warehouse CIO/DDC Meeting

    Program: Student Support Services: State Reporting

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - CR 1,2,3

    Dates: 9/18/2024

    Location: CR 1,2,3

    This workshop will cover new Level 0 Updates, new SIRS Manual data elements, upcoming data deadlines and certification dates, and various NYSED policies and procedures. This meeting will be in person at the Nassau BOCES Lupinskie Center. Please show ID at the door.

    100. **Virtual** Social Studies Collegial Circle (for Nassau Districts)

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES - Virtual Professional Development (Westbury, NY)

    Audience: Chairperson, Director, Coordinator

    Dates: 9/19/2024 to 6/12/2025

    Nassau BOCES is joining, once again, with Western Suffolk to offer monthly Social Studies Collegial Circles for administrators and coordinators to connect, share resources and discuss important issues. The group has proven to be an incredible support system for those who have participated.

    All meetings will be held virtually from 9am-10am.
    **please note the January and March meetings are held on Friday**

    101. Creating A Balanced Reading Diet: Using Decodable, Leveled and Trade Books in Primary Classrooms

    Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD - CoSer 507.530

    Location: Nassau BOCES, Robert E. Lupinskie Center - One Merrick Avenue,Westbury, NY (Westbury, NY) - LS 3

    Audience: Reading teachers, ENL, Literacy Coaches and Administrators

    Dates: 9/19/2024

    Location: LS 3

    Many of us are looking at our classroom libraries and small group reading materials and have some questions.

    On this day, we will explore a variety of reading materials for beginning readers to make plans for organizing our classroom libraries, selecting texts for both small group and whole class instruction. After studying the science of reading research, we understand the benefits of how decodable texts support the transference of phonics skills into context.

    We will explore planning small group lessons using decodable texts and compare it to a familiar guided reading routine. You will leave this day with many practical tips!

    Please note: Cancellation policy: If a participant has registered for, but is unable to attend, a Nassau BOCES workshop, they are required to drop their workshop registration on Frontline/MLP at least 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. In the event the participant does not cancel within this timeframe, the participant/district will be billed.