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During this four-session, self-paced workshop, participants will discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in their classroom. In addition, participants will explore the aspects of performance-based assessments including how to map out the assessments and how to create effective analytic and holistic rubrics to assess student learning.

Strategies for creating performance-based assessments aligned to learning standards, connecting assessments to learning outcomes and determining levels of student performance quality along a continuum of learning will be explored. Resources, templates and materials will be shared with workshop participants.

4 Modules (for a total of 8 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 1: Overview Understanding Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 2: Types of Performance Based Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 3: Creating Content Specific Performance Based Assessments (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 4: Grading, Rubrics and Feedback (2 hours of CTLE credit)
CTLE: 8 hours upon successful completion of course evaluation This course runs: 4/14/2021-5/5/2021
PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.
During this four-session, self-paced workshop, participants will discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in their classroom. In addition, participants will explore the aspects of performance-based assessments including how to map out the assessments and how to create effective analytic and holistic rubrics to assess student learning.

Strategies for creating performance-based assessments aligned to learning standards, connecting assessments to learning outcomes and determining levels of student performance quality along a continuum of learning will be explored. Resources, templates and materials will be shared with workshop participants.

4 Modules (for a total of 8 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 1: Overview Understanding Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 2: Types of Performance Based Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 3: Creating Content Specific Performance Based Assessments (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 4: Grading, Rubrics and Feedback (2 hours of CTLE credit)
CTLE: 8 hours upon successful completion of course evaluation This course runs: 4/14/2021-5/5/2021
PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.
During this four-session, self-paced workshop, participants will discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in their classroom. In addition, participants will explore the aspects of performance-based assessments including how to map out the assessments and how to create effective analytic and holistic rubrics to assess student learning.

Strategies for creating performance-based assessments aligned to learning standards, connecting assessments to learning outcomes and determining levels of student performance quality along a continuum of learning will be explored. Resources, templates and materials will be shared with workshop participants.

4 Modules (for a total of 8 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 1: Overview Understanding Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 2: Types of Performance Based Assessment (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 3: Creating Content Specific Performance Based Assessments (2 hours of CTLE credit)
Week 4: Grading Rubrics and Feedback (2 hours of CTLE credit)
CTLE: 8 hours upon successful completion of course evaluation This course runs: 4/14/2021-5/5/2021
PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

4. **VIRTUAL** APPR and Accountability Information and Updates

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: District Leaders

Dates: 4/15/2021

Location: VIRTUAL-VIA ZOOM

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Join us for this session as NYSED's Jason Harmon, Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Accountability and Alex Trikalinos, Executive Director of the Office of Educator Quality and Professional Development, provide information and answer questions regarding APPR and accountability.

5. ***FREE Virtual Workshop*** - TI Tips for Regents Success and Building Math Confidence (Getting the most out of your Texas Instruments TI-84+)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math Regents Algebra 1 teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 4/15/2021

Location: Online

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The Algebra 1 Regents exam is the only math Regents exam scheduled to be given this June 2021, passing the exam is a graduation requirement, and there will NOT be an August safety net.

Get the most out of your TI graphing calculators. In this FREE session, we will go through NYS Algebra I Regents exam questions and see how the technology can be used to increase scores and build math confidence in class. Learn tips for the TI-84 Plus family to give students the necessary tools to succeed. All participants will receive a FREE perpetual license to the TI-Smartview CE for the TI-84 Plus family.

Participants should bring their TI 84+ graphing calculator to this session.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.account information.

6. LICEE - Finding Purpose for Student Voice through Meaningful Student Involvement - Session 1/2

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 4/16/2021

Location: Online

LICEE Members Only
2 Session Series
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Session 1 of 2 ... This half-day session is offered to LICEE district curriculum and instruction and building level administrators. It is suggested you register for both sessions

Session 1 - "Finding Purpose for Student Voice through Meaningful Student Involvement”:

In this engaging workshop, SoundOut.org founder Adam Fletcher facilitates learning activities focused on engaging students as partners throughout our schools. Using his dynamic, research-based Frameworks for Meaningful Student Involvement, Adam will lead participants in hands-on, interactive exercises that reveal multiple possibilities to foster student/adult partnerships for all learners in every school, all of the time.

Whether they are students or adults, participants will leave with tools to critically examine their current school challenges and climate, and the ability to identify new roles for students within a variety of spaces in the learning environment and beyond. Some areas of potential impact to be include classrooms in each grade level; district/school administration; teacher preparation and evaluation, and more; some of the people this workshop is intended for include students themselves, teachers, school leaders, counselors, support staff, district administration, community leaders/elected officials.

Presented by - Adam Fletcher

Attendees will receive a Zoom link on the morning of the workshop. Please use your district email and information when logging into Zoom.

7. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 4/16/2021

Location: Online

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In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

8. ***Virtual Workshop*** The Connections Between the new NYSSLS Science standards and new Next Generation Math learning standards

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: math and science teachers, specialists, supervisors

Dates: 4/19/2021

Location: Online

With many math and science teachers teaching in silos, teachers and administrators do not realize how similar the new way of learning science using the 3-dimensional NGSS framework is to how math is taught. This workshop will shed light on the similarities and make connections between math and science.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session.

9. ***Virtual PD***Annual Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators presented byThomas Troisi, Ed.D.

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 4/20/2021

Location: Online

As per the regulations, teacher and principal evaluators are to be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations during the transition period. 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- Registrants will receive a ZOOM log on invitation on the morning of the workshop, they must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, the name and email MUST be the same as the MyLearningPlan account information

10. ***Virtual PD *** Wilson Reading System Fundations® Level K Workshop**

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 4/20/2021

Location: Online

The Fundations® Level K Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level K curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:


• Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction.


• Identify the skills taught in Fundations®: phonological awareness; phonemic awareness and the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; ways to form the key linkages-letter name, formation, and sound; phonics; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; manuscript handwriting, spelling, and punctuation.


• Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback.


• Prepare a daily Level K learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures.


• Build a learning-focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed directly from Wilson to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information

11. ***Virtual PD***Digital Breakouts for Elementary Science

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: elementary teachers

Dates: 4/20/2021

Location: Online

Are you looking for engaging digital science resources? The digital escape games we will do during this session take educational content and deliver it in a highly engaging way for student learning. Students look for clues, solve puzzles and think outside-of-the-box to find out lock combinations and unlock digital locks. Digital breakouts do NOT need any additional physical equipment to complete - students only need online access and a device.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

12. LICEE - Finding Purpose for Student Voice through Meaningful Student Involvement - Session 2/2

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 4/20/2021

Location: Online

LICEE Members Only
2 Session Series
Session 2 of 2 ... This half-day session is offered to LICEE district curriculum and instruction and building level administrators. It is suggested you register for both sessions

Session 2 - "Finding Purpose for Student Voice through Meaningful Student Involvement”:

In this engaging workshop, SoundOut.org founder Adam Fletcher facilitates learning activities focused on engaging students as partners throughout our schools. Using his dynamic, research-based Frameworks for Meaningful Student Involvement, Adam will lead participants in hands-on, interactive exercises that reveal multiple possibilities to foster student/adult partnerships for all learners in every school, all of the time.

Whether they are students or adults, participants will leave with tools to critically examine their current school challenges and climate, and the ability to identify new roles for students within a variety of spaces in the learning environment and beyond. Some areas of potential impact to be include classrooms in each grade level; district/school administration; teacher preparation and evaluation, and more; some of the people this workshop is intended for include students themselves, teachers, school leaders, counselors, support staff, district administration, community leaders/elected officials.

Presented by - Adam Fletcher

Attendees will receive a Zoom link on the morning of the workshop. Please use your district email and information when logging into Zoom.

13. ***Virtual PD***Wilson Reading System Fundations® Level 1 Workshop

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 4/21/2021

Location: Online

The Fundations® Level 1 Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level 1 curriculum for first grade. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:


•Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction.


•Identify the skills taught in Fundations® Level 1: phonemic awareness; the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; ways to form the key linkages-letter name, formation and sound; phonics and word study; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; manuscript handwriting, spelling, and punctuation.


•Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback.


•Prepare a daily Level 1 learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures.


•Build a learning-focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed directly from Wilson to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information

14. ****Virtual PD*** Wilson Reading System Fundations® Level 2 Workshop

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Elementary teachers

Dates: 4/22/2021

Location: Online

The Fundations® Level 2 Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level 2 curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:


• Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction.


• Identify the skills taught in Fundations Level 2: phonemic awareness; the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; phonics and word study; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; spelling and punctuation.


• Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback.


• Prepare a daily Level 2 learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures.


• Build a learning-focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed directly from Wilson to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information

15. ***Virtual PD***Scaffolding Strategies for ALL Students in ELA Grades 3-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: ELA Teachers (grades 3-8) and Chairpeople

Dates: 4/22/2021

Location: Online

It is the goal of every educator to reach each student in the classroom. In order to ensure that all students can reach grade level proficiency, teachers need to provide their students with the support they need. Scaffolds are instructional support teachers can intentionally build into their lessons to meet students where they are, while getting them to meet grade level goals.

Join us to discuss the many ways that you can utilize research-based approaches to supporting all students in ELA (grades 3-8). We will examine effective strategies to help your students get the support they need to access grade level content and find success within your classroom.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

16. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 4

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

17. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 5

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data. consistent within and among districts.

18. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 6

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

19. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 7

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

20. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

21. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 3

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

22. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 4/23/2021

Location: Online

In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

23. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 4

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

24. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 5

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

25. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 6

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

26. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 7

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

27. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

28. ***Virtual PD*** ELA Scorer Leader Training - Grade 3

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 4/26/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

29. ***Virtual PD***Mentor Texts That Meet The Next Generation ELA Standards for K-1 (Three Sessions)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-1 Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 4/26/2021 to 4/28/2021

Location: Online

New (and older, yet undiscovered) mentor texts are available to bring new life to the genres being taught in Writing Workshop
Join Sarah as she shares engaging mentor texts for the informational, narrative, and opinion text types, exploring connections to the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards.
Participants will explore how each text connects to the various stages in the Writing Workshop as well as reading instruction.
Take some time to see and hear about some wonderful mentor texts that your students are sure to love!

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

30. ***Virtual PD***Mentor Texts That Meet The Next Generation ELA Standards for 2-3 (Three Sessions)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: 2-3 Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 4/26/2021 to 4/28/2021

Location: Online

New (and older, yet undiscovered) mentor texts are available to bring new life to the genres being taught in Writing Workshop
Join Sarah as she shares engaging mentor texts for the informational, narrative, and opinion text types, exploring connections to the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards.
Participants will explore how each text connects to the various stages in the Writing Workshop as well as reading instruction.
Take some time to see and hear about some wonderful mentor texts that your students are sure to love!

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

31. ***Virtual PD***Annual Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators presented byThomas Troisi, Ed.D.

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 4/27/2021

Location: Online

As per the regulations, teacher and principal evaluators are to be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations during the transition period. 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- Registrants will receive a ZOOM log on invitation on the morning of the workshop, they must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, the name and email MUST be the same as the MyLearningPlan account information

32. ***Virtual PD*** Take Action to Build a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 4/28/2021

Location: Online

The results we seek as educators cannot be fully acheived without incorporating equality and inclusion into every facet of our work. Building a culturally responsive school requires reflection and targeted action to address the uninteded bias that exists in the education system. It begins with the mindset that all students can achieve if given the right tools.

In this workshop we will discuss the specific steps that can be taken to create a more culturally responsive classroom and school environment reflected in NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework. Participants will engage in rich discussion and cultivate an action plan to reflect the specific steps needed to foster the potential of all learners.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

33. ***Virtual PD***Annual Recertification Training for Principal and Teacher Evaluators presented byThomas Troisi, Ed.D.

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 5/4/2021

Location: Online

As per the regulations, teacher and principal evaluators are to be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on APPR regulations during the transition period. 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- Registrants will receive a ZOOM log on invitation on the morning of the workshop, they must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, the name and email MUST be the same as the MyLearningPlan account information

34. ***Virtual PD*** The Series: Transforming Learning for Students with Disabilities

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, administrators

Dates: 5/4/2021 to 6/1/2021

Location: Online

Beginning with the assets that students bring to their learning is a key component to challenging and empowering all learners, especially our students who have special learning needs. We will explore and identify critical considerations, direct instructional strategies as well as viable solutions in assisting teachers and leaders in propelling the learning of SWDs.

Session participants will learn through highly engaging sessions via the following sequence of topics:

Session 1: Knowing Your Students Well.
Session 2: Intentional Planning with SWD considerations.
Session 3: Purposeful Teaching for SWDs.
Session 4: High Impact Co-teaching Partnerships.
Session 5: Parents and Paraprofessionals as Allies in Learning.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

35. ***Virtual PD*** The Series: Transforming Learning for MLLs/ELLs

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, ENL/Bilingual professionals. administrators

Dates: 5/6/2021 to 6/2/2021

Location: Online

English Language Learners are the most vulnerable group of students in need of critical supports. We will explore and identify critical considerations, direct instructional strategies as well as viable solutions in assisting district staff in propelling the learning of ELL/MLL students.

Session participants will learn through highly engaging sessions via the following sequence of topics:

Session 1: Understanding your ELL/MLL Learners.
Session 2: Intentional Planning and ELL/MLL considerations.
Session 3: Purposeful Teaching for ELL/MLLs.
Session 4: High Impact Co-teaching from Isolation to Collaboration.
Session 5: ELL/MLL Parents and District Paraprofessionals as Allies in Learning.


PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

36. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 3

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

37. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 4

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

38. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 5

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

39. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 6

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

40. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 7

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

41. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/7/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

42. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 3

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

43. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 4

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

44. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 5

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

45. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 6

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

46. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 7

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

47. ***Virtual PD*** Math Scorer Leader Training - Grade 8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers and chairpersons

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

As stated in the March NYSED memo, Session 2 (which features field-tested short and extended response questions) of the NYS assessment will be made available to schools strictly for their optional administration to students and, if administered, student scores for Session 2 test questions will be used for local student assessment purposes only.

We are offering districts who are choosing to administer session 2, the training for scoring those student responses.

There are many variables to scoring an assessment which is unlike grading an assignment. During this session participants will learn how to effectively use the rubrics/anchor papers during local scoring to find out if their students have learned the concepts/skills they have been teaching. This enables teachers to immediately adjust their instruction based on their students' data.

48. ***Virtual PD*** Take Action to Build a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 5/10/2021

Location: Online

The results we seek as educators cannot be fully acheived without incorporating equality and inclusion into every facet of our work. Building a culturally responsive school requires reflection and targeted action to address the uninteded bias that exists in the education system. It begins with the mindset that all students can achieve if given the right tools.

In this workshop we will discuss the specific steps that can be taken to create a more culturally responsive classroom and school environment reflected in NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework. Participants will engage in rich discussion and cultivate an action plan to reflect the specific steps needed to foster the potential of all learners.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

49. ***Virtual PD***Does Grit Make a Difference in Students?

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/17/2021

Location: Online

Some students can have every opportunity to succeed and still struggle. Other students can succeed when they have everything working against them. Learn about Grit and how it impacts students in school.

-Can Grit impact a student?
-How much of an impact can it have?
-How can you help students to grow their grit?
-This workshop will be interactive and you can ask questions.
-What is grit?
-How does grit impact students?
-How to improve grit?


PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

50. ***Virtual PD***Understanding the Growth Mindset

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/18/2021

Location: Online

The participants will learn about the Growth Mindset and the False Growth Mindset. They will learn strategies that they can use to help develop a growth mindset throughout the school or tutoring center. This will include strategies to help teachers, tutors, students, and parents. Participants will also be provided with different activities that they can use with the students to help them improve their mindset to improve their overall success. This workshop will be interactive and you will be able to ask questions.

-Fixed Mindset
-Growth Mindset
-Classroom Culture
-False Growth Mindset


PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

51. ***Virtual PD***Improve Your Questioning Strategies

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/19/2021

Location: Online

Are you teaching online or hybrid, but your concerned about how well the students actually understand the content? Learn how to ask more in depth questions to check for understanding. Learn about different types of assignments that can be given online to students. Make your online classroom more interesting and engaging for the students. This workshop will be interactive and you can ask questions.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

52. ***Virtual PD***Managing Student Behaviors Virtually

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/20/2021

Location: Online

It can be a struggle to manage the behaviors of students virtually while trying to teach an online or hybrid class. Many of the standard in classroom behavior management techniques need to be changed or cannot be used at all. This workshop will cover

-Virtual strategies to keep the class engaged to minimize behavioral problems
-Positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, and consequences that can be used in a virtual setting
-How to adjust behavior plans to a virtual setting
-Behavior plans that can be followed virtually
-Classroom management strategies for the virtual classroom
-Zoom etiquette information that can be shared with students


PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

53. ***Virtual PD***Best Practices for Human Resources

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: HR Staff, Payroll Clerks, District Treasurer's

Dates: 5/24/2021

Location: Online

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This workshop will examine the roles of the Human Resources Department and outline best practices for hiring staff, maintaining files, coordinating with payroll, and managing employee data.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

54. ***Virtual PD*** Preparing the 2021-2022 ESSA Consolidated Applications

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Building & District Administrators; Title I Coordinators; Title III Coordinators

Dates: 6/10/2021 to 6/23/2021

Location: Online

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This workshop will be conducted over two days via Zoom. It is for participants who are responsible for completing and submitting to the
New York State Education Department the ESSA Consolidated Applications grants, including Titles I; IIA; III; and IV.
Workshop will focus on completing responses for the 2021-2022 Consolidated Applications narrative questions and FS-10 (budget) forms required fore each title grant.
Participants will be assisted through each step of the applications process.
It is recommended that participants review the consolidated application prior to the first Zoom session.
Must attend both sessions.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

55. **** Virtual PD***Using Quotations to Generate Questions and Stimulate Conversations(Math, Science, SS, ELA, Sped)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: grades 3-12 teachers and supervisors

Dates: 6/22/2021

Location: Online

The shifts in the Next Generation Math and ELA standards and the NYSSLS science standards all focus on getting students to generate good questions. Students need practice with HOW to generate good questions in all subject areas. A neutral way to begin developing this practice in students of all ages is using quotes. Quotes are great for this purpose because they are short, provocative, and capture our attention in a way that touches hearts and minds. Quotes are similar to starting an ELA or SS lesson with a hook or starting a science lesson with natural phenomena, or starting a math lesson with a 3-act task. Used with the right teaching strategy, quotes can be great question-generators and conversation starters. This workshop will teach educators two main teaching strategies for getting students to generate good questions: 1) Question Formulation Technique (QFT) and 2) Teach Different 3-Step Conversation Method.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

56. ***Virtual PD***Readers Make the Best Writers & Vice Versa: The Reading-Writing Connection

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators

Dates: 6/29/2021

Location: Online

Over the past few years, ELA as well as content area teachers, have been working diligently to improve their students' reading skills. Very often reading and writing are taught in isolation and teachers find it challenging to help students use their skills in one to improve skills in the other.

In this interactive workshop, participants will review research regarding the Reading Writing Connection, discuss these connections, and walk away with skills and ideas that will help their students improve their writing skills as well as their reading skills. This workshop is based in part on the work of Tim Shanahan as well as other experts. Participants will have time to read, notice and note, and discuss and apply what experts in the field share with us.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

57. ***Virtual PD*** Updates to the 2021-2022 ESSA Consolidated Applications Grants

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Building & District Administrators; Title I Coordinators; Title III Coordinators

Dates: 6/29/2021

Location: Online

New
This half-day virtual workshop will focus on changes/updates to the 2021-22 Consolidated Application.
Workshop will include a review of grant guidelines/requirements, particularly those that pertain to the participation of private schools
and important and specific information to include in the grant narratives and FS-10 budget forms.
Time will also be allocated for questions and answers.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

58. *** Virtual PD***Building Capacity for the Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards K-6 Asynchronous, State-wide Online Course

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Grade 6-HS math teachers, administrators, instructional coaches

Dates: 7/1/2021

Location: Online

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The purpose of this four-week, asynchronous course is to connect John Hattie's Visible Learning research to instructional strategies that accelerate student learning in math class. Participants will develop mathematical experiences that promote a balance of surface, deep and transfer learning opportunities for students. The meeting start date listed indicates the opening of the training and the meeting end date indicates when the course must be completed by. This session is completed by participants asynchronously with the support of Nancy Lin as needed and requested. Participants in this session will engage with materials and assignments through Google Classroom.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

-explain and evaluate the characteristics of mathematical tasks and talk that make learning visible;
- demonstrate the importance of well-timed, effective strategies and instructional routines for mathematics education;
- employ mathematics curriculum and instruction practices as they relate to the three-phase learning process (surface learning, deep learning, and transfer learning)
- submit a final participant task document to consolidate your learning and earn CTLE hours

4 Modules (for a total of 8 hours of CTLE credit)

Week 1: Overview
Week 2: Surface Learning
Week 3: Deep Learning
Week 4: Transfer Learning
CTLE: 8 hours upon successful completion of final project and course evaluation.

This course runs: 7/1/21 - 9/1/2021

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

59. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 7/6/2021

Location: Online

In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

60. ***Virtual Workshop*** The Connections Between the new NYSSLS Science standards and new Next Generation Math learning standards

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: math and science teachers, specialists, supervisors

Dates: 7/6/2021

Location: Online

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With many math and science teachers teaching in silos, teachers and administrators do not realize how similar the new way of learning science using the 3-dimensional NGSS framework is to how math is taught. This workshop will shed light on the similarities and make connections between math and science.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan/ Frontline on the morning of the scheduled session.

61. ***Virtual workshop*** - Train your Brain to Speed Read (Math, Science, Social Studies, ELA, SpEd)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Dates: 7/7/2021

Location: ONLINE

Don't you wish you could blast through reading the hundreds of emails that flood your inbox? The ability to quickly read is life changing!

There is no such thing as "bad readers”; there are only "trained readers” and "untrained readers”. Reading is a skill just like any other; one that can be strengthened and sharpened over time with practice.

During this workshop you will learn how to read (emails, newspapers, books - anything!) with greater speed and ease. With the right techniques, you can double or triple your reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.

For this workshop please have the following materials:

1) a light fiction book that you have never read before - you will be practicing using this book so make sure it has plenty of pages of text.
2) Post it notes or tabs that you will use to mark your start and end words in the text.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

62. ***Virtual PD*** Ratio & Proportions - Math gr 5-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: gr 5-8 math teachers, math supervisors

Dates: 7/7/2021

Location: Online

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Make applications of fraction concepts such as ratios, rates and proportions visual using virtual manipulatives and multiple models. Learn how these visual representations can increase students' proficiency in solving rate, ratio and proportional reasoning, as well as understanding of slope.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

63. ***Virtual PD**Book Talk: "Stolen, Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home" by Dr. Richard Bell***

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Social Studies Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 7/12/2021

Location: ONLINE

"Stolen, Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home" by Dr. Richard Bell A gripping true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South- and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice.

This 2-week blended workshop will begin with a brief introduction to the topic of what Dr. Bell calls the "Reverse Underground Railroad". You will participate in a guided discussion using the Google classroom. We will finish the workshop with a virtual meeting WITH THE AUTHOR for a discussion and question and answer session.

July 12 @ 10am - Brief introduction meeting
July 12-25 - Self paced chapter discussion questions on Google Classroom
TBD - Live Q & A with Dr. Bell via Zoom

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

64. ***Virtual PD*** Testing Outside the Box: Performance based Assessment for Social Studies

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers & Chairpeople

Dates: 7/13/2021

Location: Online

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Looking for new ways to assess your students?

In this workshops you will:

- discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in your classroom
- find new ways to offer your students the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the content and skills you are teaching
- think "outside the box” about assessments that are aligned to the Framework and Social Studies Practices
- create effective rubrics that make grading quick and easy
- help to prepare your students for the Framework Regents exams

You will leave ready to test your students "outside the box”!

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

65. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 7/13/2021

Location: Online

In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

66. ***Virtual workshop*** - Train your Brain to Speed Read (Math, Science, Social Studies, ELA, SpEd)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Dates: 7/13/2021

Location: ONLINE

Don't you wish you could blast through reading the hundreds of emails that flood your inbox? The ability to quickly read is life changing!

There is no such thing as "bad readers”; there are only "trained readers” and "untrained readers”. Reading is a skill just like any other; one that can be strengthened and sharpened over time with practice.

During this workshop you will learn how to read (emails, newspapers, books - anything!) with greater speed and ease. With the right techniques, you can double or triple your reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.

For this workshop please have the following materials:

1) a light fiction book that you have never read before - you will be practicing using this book so make sure it has plenty of pages of text.
2) Post it notes or tabs that you will use to mark your start and end words in the text.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

67. ***Virtual PD***Digital Breakouts for Elementary Science

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: elementary teachers

Dates: 7/14/2021

Location: Online

Are you looking for engaging digital science resources? The digital escape games we will do during this session take educational content and deliver it in a highly engaging way for student learning. Students look for clues, solve puzzles and think outside-of-the-box to find out lock combinations and unlock digital locks. Digital breakouts do NOT need any additional physical equipment to complete - students only need online access and a device.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

68. ***Virtual PD***Take Action to Build a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers, TA, Administrators

Dates: 7/15/2021

Location: Online

New
The results we seek as educators cannot be fully achieved without incorporating equality and inclusion into every facet of our work. Building a culturally responsive school requires reflection and targeted action to address the unintended bias that exists in the education system. It begins with the mindset that all students can achieve if given the right tools.

In this workshop, you will:

-examine the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
-discuss specific steps to create a culturally responsive classroom and school environment
-brainstorm solutions to the challenges this work presents
-collaborate and develop an action plan to reflect the specific steps needed to foster the potential of all learners

You will leave this workshop empowered to take action that is needed for this essential work.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

69. ***Virtual PD***Scaffolding Strategies for ALL Students in ELA Grades 3-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: ELA Teachers (grades 3-8) and Chairpeople

Dates: 7/16/2021

Are you looking for ways to help all of your students reach grade level proficiency? Students come to us with such a variety of strengths and weaknesses making that a challenging goal.

In this workshop, participants will:
-learn how scaffolds provide instructional support that you can intentionally build into your lessons
-examine research-based approaches to meeting students where they are and getting them to their grade level goals



PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

70. ***Virtual PD***Scaffolding Strategies for ALL Students in ELA Grades 3-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: ELA Teachers (grades 3-8) and Chairpeople

Dates: 7/19/2021

Are you looking for ways to help all of your students reach grade level proficiency? Students come to us with such a variety of strengths and weaknesses making that a challenging goal.

In this workshop, participants will:
-learn how scaffolds provide instructional support that you can intentionally build into your lessons
-examine research-based approaches to meeting students where they are and getting them to their grade level goals



PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

71. ***Virtual PD***But I'm Not a Writing Teacher! SIMPLE Ways to Make Your Students Better Writers

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Social Studies Teachers (grades 6-12)

Dates: 7/20/2021 to 7/21/2021

Location: Online

"I have to teach the content, I don't have time to teach them how to write!”

So much of what students need to do on the Framework Regents Exams require strong writing skills. But we know that writing takes up so much class time and takes forever to grade.
Still, they make the same mistakes over and over.

In this TWO-PART workshop, you will:

-learn simple activities that you can incorporate into your daily lessons to improve writing
-break down the writing process into easy, content based activities
-evaluate the most important steps students need to take to be strong writers

You can help your students become better writers without missing a single day of content with these strategies from the Writing Revolution.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

72. ***Virtual PD**Best Practices for Teaching Fractions (Math) - Part 1

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers of grades 3-5, math specialists, math supervisors

Dates: 7/20/2021

Location: Online

New
This workshop will go over research-based best practices for teaching fractions for understanding

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

73. **** Virtual PD***Using Quotations to Generate Questions and Stimulate Conversations(Math, Science, SS, ELA, Sped)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: grades 3-12 teachers and supervisors

Dates: 7/21/2021

Location: Online

The shifts in the Next Generation Math and ELA standards and the NYSSLS science standards all focus on getting students to generate good questions. Students need practice with HOW to generate good questions in all subject areas. A neutral way to begin developing this practice in students of all ages is using quotes. Quotes are great for this purpose because they are short, provocative, and capture our attention in a way that touches hearts and minds. Quotes are similar to starting an ELA or SS lesson with a hook or starting a science lesson with natural phenomena, or starting a math lesson with a 3-act task. Used with the right teaching strategy, quotes can be great question-generators and conversation starters. This workshop will teach educators two main teaching strategies for getting students to generate good questions: 1) Question Formulation Technique (QFT) and 2) Teach Different 3-Step Conversation Method.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

74. ***Virtual workshop*** - Train your Brain to Speed Read (Math, Science, Social Studies, ELA, SpEd)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Dates: 7/21/2021

Location: ONLINE

Don't you wish you could blast through reading the hundreds of emails that flood your inbox? The ability to quickly read is life changing!

There is no such thing as "bad readers”; there are only "trained readers” and "untrained readers”. Reading is a skill just like any other; one that can be strengthened and sharpened over time with practice.

During this workshop you will learn how to read (emails, newspapers, books - anything!) with greater speed and ease. With the right techniques, you can double or triple your reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.

For this workshop please have the following materials:

1) a light fiction book that you have never read before - you will be practicing using this book so make sure it has plenty of pages of text.
2) Post it notes or tabs that you will use to mark your start and end words in the text.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

75. ***Virtual PD***Phenomena-driven Storylines for Biology (Science)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: science teachers & science supervisors

Dates: 7/22/2021

Location: Online

Are you a teacher trying to figure out how to bring NYSSLS 3 dimensions into your classroom?

During this workshop you will be shown 6 Biology storylines and together with your fellow teachers, you will take the time to examine the storyline materials in-detail to suit them for your needs. You will gain access to Google drive resources including anchoring phenomena, student activities and assessments.

Yes! Under NYSSLS it's back to being called "Biology" (not "Living Environment")

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

76. ***Virtual PD***Phenomena-driven Storylines for Biology (Science)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: science teachers & science supervisors

Dates: 7/22/2021

Location: Online

Are you a teacher trying to figure out how to bring NYSSLS 3 dimensions into your classroom?

During this workshop you will be shown 6 Biology storylines and together with your fellow teachers, you will take the time to examine the storyline materials in-detail to suit them for your needs. You will gain access to Google drive resources including anchoring phenomena, student activities and assessments.

Yes! Under NYSSLS it's back to being called "Biology" (not "Living Environment")

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

77. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 7/28/2021

Location: Online

In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

78. ***Virtual PD*** Testing Outside the Box: Performance based Assessment for Social Studies

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers & Chairpeople

Dates: 8/3/2021

Location: Online

New
Looking for new ways to assess your students?

In this workshops you will:

- discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in your classroom
- find new ways to offer your students the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the content and skills you are teaching
- think "outside the box” about assessments that are aligned to the Framework and Social Studies Practices
- create effective rubrics that make grading quick and easy
- help to prepare your students for the Framework Regents exams

You will leave ready to test your students "outside the box”!

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

79. *** Virtual PD*** A NEW Look at the Era of Reconstruction

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Secondary Social Studies Teacher

Dates: 8/4/2021

Location: Online

The ERA of Reconstruction (1865-1877) is one of the most difficult time periods in American History to teach to students.
It's time to look at Reconstruction in a new light.

In this ONE HOUR workshop, you will:
go beyond teaching the Jim Crow Laws, Black Codes and KKK to your students
debate if perhaps the Era of Reconstruction was a time of significant progress in the U.S.
discuss the roles of heroes such as, Joseph Rainey, Hiram Revels and Robert Elliot in shaping the country after the Civil War

You will leave with a new and more complete understanding of this difficult time in American History.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

80. ***Virtual PD***But I'm Not a Writing Teacher! SIMPLE Ways to Make Your Students Better Writers

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Social Studies Teachers (grades 6-12)

Dates: 8/10/2021 to 8/12/2021

Location: Online

"I have to teach the content, I don't have time to teach them how to write!”

So much of what students need to do on the Framework Regents Exams require strong writing skills. But we know that writing takes up so much class time and takes forever to grade.
Still, they make the same mistakes over and over.

In this TWO-PART workshop, you will:

-learn simple activities that you can incorporate into your daily lessons to improve writing
-break down the writing process into easy, content based activities
-evaluate the most important steps students need to take to be strong writers

You can help your students become better writers without missing a single day of content with these strategies from the Writing Revolution.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

81. ***Virtual PD***Scaffolding Strategies for ALL Students in ELA Grades 3-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: ELA Teachers (grades 3-8) and Chairpeople

Dates: 8/11/2021

Are you looking for ways to help all of your students reach grade level proficiency? Students come to us with such a variety of strengths and weaknesses making that a challenging goal.

In this workshop, participants will:
-learn how scaffolds provide instructional support that you can intentionally build into your lessons
-examine research-based approaches to meeting students where they are and getting them to their grade level goals



PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

82. ***Virtual PD***Preparing for the Framework US History Regents

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: 11th Grade Teachers, SS Chairpeople

Dates: 8/16/2021

Location: Online

Will your students enter 11th grade with the skills they need for the Framework Regents?

Academic disruption caused by the pandemic has made this a struggle. Join us for an in-depth look at the Framework US History Regents so your students have what it takes to succeed in US History this year.

We will:

- Examine the newly formatted multiple choices questions
- Dissect the short essay questions
- Discuss the Civic Literacy DBQ Essay

Our collaboration will be centered around best ways to implement activities throughout the year that will support the skills students will need to succeed.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

83. ***Virtual PD***Take Action to Build a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers, TA, Administrators

Dates: 8/18/2021

Location: Online

New
The results we seek as educators cannot be fully achieved without incorporating equality and inclusion into every facet of our work. Building a culturally responsive school requires reflection and targeted action to address the unintended bias that exists in the education system. It begins with the mindset that all students can achieve if given the right tools.

In this workshop, you will:

-examine the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
-discuss specific steps to create a culturally responsive classroom and school environment
-brainstorm solutions to the challenges this work presents
-collaborate and develop an action plan to reflect the specific steps needed to foster the potential of all learners

You will leave this workshop empowered to take action that is needed for this essential work.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

84. *** Virtual PD*** A NEW Look at the Era of Reconstruction

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Secondary Social Studies Teacher

Dates: 8/23/2021

Location: Online

The ERA of Reconstruction (1865-1877) is one of the most difficult time periods in American History to teach to students.
It's time to look at Reconstruction in a new light.

In this ONE HOUR workshop, you will:
go beyond teaching the Jim Crow Laws, Black Codes and KKK to your students
debate if perhaps the Era of Reconstruction was a time of significant progress in the U.S.
discuss the roles of heroes such as, Joseph Rainey, Hiram Revels and Robert Elliot in shaping the country after the Civil War

You will leave with a new and more complete understanding of this difficult time in American History.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

85. ***Virtual PD*** Testing Outside the Box: Performance based Assessment for Social Studies

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Teachers & Chairpeople

Dates: 8/25/2021

Location: Online

New
Looking for new ways to assess your students?

In this workshops you will:

- discover how assessment guides teaching and learning in your classroom
- find new ways to offer your students the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the content and skills you are teaching
- think "outside the box” about assessments that are aligned to the Framework and Social Studies Practices
- create effective rubrics that make grading quick and easy
- help to prepare your students for the Framework Regents exams

You will leave ready to test your students "outside the box”!

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

86. ***Virtual workshop*** - Train your Brain to Speed Read (Math, Science, Social Studies, ELA, SpEd)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Dates: 8/25/2021

Location: ONLINE

Don't you wish you could blast through reading the hundreds of emails that flood your inbox? The ability to quickly read is life changing!

There is no such thing as "bad readers”; there are only "trained readers” and "untrained readers”. Reading is a skill just like any other; one that can be strengthened and sharpened over time with practice.

During this workshop you will learn how to read (emails, newspapers, books - anything!) with greater speed and ease. With the right techniques, you can double or triple your reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.

For this workshop please have the following materials:

1) a light fiction book that you have never read before - you will be practicing using this book so make sure it has plenty of pages of text.
2) Post it notes or tabs that you will use to mark your start and end words in the text.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

87. ***Virtual PD***Using Estimation Mysteries to Develop Number Sense, Grades 3-6 - Math

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: Math teachers & Math supervisors

Dates: 8/25/2021

Location: Online

In this workshop you will experience several "Esti-Mysteries", which are fun mysteries that develops students' number sense. Students start with an estimate and then work through several clues to determine the final, correct answer. Not only do Esti-Mysteries develop students' number sense, but they also encourage logical thinking and deductive reasoning. You will leave this workshop with a collection of resources you can immediately use with your students.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

88. ***Virtual PD*** Ratio & Proportions - Math gr 5-8

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: gr 5-8 math teachers, math supervisors

Dates: 8/30/2021

Location: Online

New
Make applications of fraction concepts such as ratios, rates and proportions visual using virtual manipulatives and multiple models. Learn how these visual representations can increase students' proficiency in solving rate, ratio and proportional reasoning, as well as understanding of slope.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.

89. ***Virtual PD***Digital Breakouts for Elementary Science

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: Regional PD

Audience: elementary teachers

Dates: 8/30/2021

Location: Online

Are you looking for engaging digital science resources? The digital escape games we will do during this session take educational content and deliver it in a highly engaging way for student learning. Students look for clues, solve puzzles and think outside-of-the-box to find out lock combinations and unlock digital locks. Digital breakouts do NOT need any additional physical equipment to complete - students only need online access and a device.

PLEASE NOTE- Log on information for the ZOOM virtual session will be emailed to everyone who has registered on MyLearningPlan on the morning of the scheduled session. When you get the ZOOM log on invitation, you must click the link in the invitation and register for that session on ZOOM. When registering in ZOOM, your name and email MUST be the same as your MyLearningPlan account information.