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1. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/21/2020 to 3/27/2020

Meeting Times: Fridays - 2/21/20, 2/28/20, 3/13/20, 3/20/20 from 8:30 - 3:30 and Friday 3/27/20 from 8:30 - 11:30

Location: Conference Room A

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5 Day Series: Fridays - 2/21/20, 2/28/20, 3/13/20, 3/20/20 and 3/27/20 - snow date 4/17/20
In this 5 day training (plus optional half-day CPSE module), Chairpersons will gain an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the following aspects of Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education: The approximate breakdown of topics are as followed:
1. Regulatory Foundations (Day 1)
2. Referral (Day 1)
3. Evaluation (Day 2)
4. Eligibility (Day 2)
5. IEP Development (Days 3 & 4)
6. IEP Implementation (Day 5)
7. Annual Review (Day 5)
8. Reevaluation (Day 5)
9. Effective Meetings (Day 5)
10. CPSE (separate registration required)
To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9. This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email with which session(s) you will be attending - brian.orzell@dcboces.org. This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

2. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/21/2020 to 2/26/2020

Meeting Times: Friday 2/21/20 & Wednesday 2/26/20- 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Room 1

Starting Today
Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

3. C.A.I.T. Meeting- February - BEACON HIGH SCHOOL

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 2/21/2020

LOCATION BEACON HIGH SCHOOL
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The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (CAIT) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

4. Level 1 Training

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Open to all, Level 1 access is strongly encouraged

Dates: 2/24/2020

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Learn how to make data visualizations and make your vision tangible.


• Leverage the information that is in Level 1: share it with stakeholders in a meaningful and streamlined way


• Branding


• Data story telling


• Communicate your district's vision through data

No cost for two participants from each district, who are subscribed to the Data CoSer. $150 per person after the first two participants
[Districts participating in Data Coser: Arlington, Beacon, Hyde Park, Millbrook, Pawling, Spackenkill, and Wappingers.]

Non Members of the Data CoSer $150 per person

***It would be sensible to have a Level 1 log on if you are attending!!!***

Lunch will be provided

5. Next Generation Instruction and ELLs/MLLs: Advanced Literacy in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms (RBERN)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: ENL Teachers, Coordinators, Content Teachers and Teaching Assistants who utilize NYSESLAT Data, School and District Administrators

Dates: 2/25/2020

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What is Advanced Literacy, and how does it relate to ELL/MLL learner success? In this workshop, participants will take a deep dive into the Advanced Literacy Briefs on Linguistically Diverse Learners and the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards, provided to NYS by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. This workshop will define and explore the skills and competencies that enable the achievement of linguistically diverse students in literacy while allowing participants to evaluate current structures for the existence of Advanced Literacy Hallmarks, using a tool developed to gauge effectiveness of Curriculum, Materials and Instruction.

*NOTE: In an effort to move toward environmental consciousness, please be aware that this is a PAPERLESS workshop. In order to access the presentation materials, participants should bring a device of their choosing (i.e. laptop, tablet, Chromebook). If this is an issue for you, please contact us at rbern@swboces.org so we can make accommodations.

6. Live Labs Series: Polymers - Exploring the Structure of Nature

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/26/2020

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If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Polymers can be found throughout the natural world. This workshop will give teachers the opportunity to produce a polymer that acts as a bouncy ball! We'll examine the properties of the materials used to produce polymers, and examine how these properties change through the process of polymerization. Working with chemical and physical properties of polymers, teachers will extend this knowledge to other materials in the natural world. K-12

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $2200 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

7. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/27/2020 to 3/9/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, 2/27/20 & Monday, 3/9/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Room A

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Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

8. Team Implementation Guidance - - Liberty High School **For Liberty CSD staff ONLY**

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Liberty CSD staff

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00-3:00

Location: Liberty High School

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Please be advised: this training for the staff of the Liberty Central School District only.

9. Transition in the IEP - Liberty High School **For Liberty CSD staff ONLY**

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Liberty CSD staff

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:15-11:15

Location: Liberty High School

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Please be advised: this training for the staff of the Liberty Central School District only.

10. Uncovering our Blind Spots - How our Cultural Attitudes Shape our Leadership Lens

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All district administrators

Dates: 2/27/2020

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Everyone thinks, acts, and understands from the framework of their cultural attitudes shaped by families, friends, and community. Understanding one's own cultural attitude, as well as those of colleagues, can help to develop stronger leadership skills. This workshop will focus on uncovering our individual cultural biases that may impact the decisions we make on a daily basis. We'll first explore Harvard University's Project Implicit as a tool for raising awareness around our individual cultural blind spots. Additional exercises using role play will be included, adding support to our understanding of cultural attitudes, and strengthening our skills as leaders.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

11. ITSAC Meeting - February 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 2/28/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: 136

ITSAC is the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. The meeting is chaired by Dutchess BOCES Learning Technology Coordinator, Mark Stein. Selected Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate) are invited to participate in the meeting.

12. Edgenuity Courseware Training - BOCES STAFF ONLY

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Model Schools

Dates: 2/28/2020

New
Dutchess BOCES staff "Train the Trainer" opportunity to learn the new Edgenuity (once Compass Learning) software to "turn-key" to component districts.

Limited to 25 participants.

13. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 3/2/2020

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM - 6:00 MP

Location: Room 115

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field

14. Specially Designed Instruction - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/2/2020

Meeting Times: Monday 3/2/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Center

This one-day training teaches the basic fundamentals of specially designed instruction (SDI) required by Federal and State regulations for students receiving special education services. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

•Define Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

•Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI

•Differentiate SDI from general education instruction

•Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI

•Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications

•Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training

15. eResources Webinar Series: Britannica Escolar

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators - English as a Second Language and Spanish Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2020

Britannica Escolar is accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels: primary and secondary. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica Escolar. The New York State Library provides Britannica Escolar through NOVELNY. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Create a My Britannica account to collect, organize, and share favorite content sets.
2. Explore Britannica Content to meet curriculum needs (American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This is an instructed webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

16. OnDemand PD Mini-Series: TPACK, SAMR, and Triple E!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: PK-12 teachers and administration

Dates: 3/3/2020 to 3/24/2020

Cable and Prime Time TV are not options for busy professionals in current times. Why can't PD be OnDemand to fit your busy schedule? Engage in self-paced PD on your time frame using our OnDemand PD Series. "Episode" modules vary from one hour or more dependent on topic and rigor.

"Mini-series" are more interactive, self-paced modules all done online on your time! All topics are chosen to help educate, motivate, and stay current on education trends.

In this online mini-series, participants will learn about three popular frameworks for educational technology integration: TPACK, SAMR, and Triple E. Participants will complete three modules and be expected to participate in discussions, create activities, and share amongst members of the group in order to receive credit for the course. Upon registration, participants will receive a welcome message with information on how to attend. Participants will need a personal or school issued Google account to attend.

OnDemand Mini-Series begins on March 3rd, 2020. All modules, assignments, and activities are due March 24th, 2020 to receive credit.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

17. Live Labs Series: Exploring Water - Urban and Rural Water Recycling

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Water is our most precious commodity, supporting all of life on planet Earth. We'll investigate the "life cycle" of water after it reaches urban and rural communities, tracing its path from snow melt and rainfall to your faucet. Participants will build water purification systems and test their effectiveness for producing potable water. We'll explore systems for water recycling used around the globe and engineer our own system for the conservation of water.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $2200 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

18. eResources Webinar Series: New York Heritage and Digital Public Library of America

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/3/2020

This one-hour instructed webinar will introduce participants to New York Heritage (NYH) and Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), two websites that provide free access to primary sources and other resources for the K-12 Community. NYH is a digital library containing historical resources contributed by hundreds of organizations in New York. DPLA is a national portal that provides access to millions of resources from organizations across the country, as well as primary source sets and teaching guides for classroom use.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Navigate each resource's search paths.
2. Filter search results to isolate to relevant content.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Search strategies
2. Citation tools
3. Ideas for use

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

19. ReLET: Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified K-12 Administrators who are responsible for evaluating teachers

Dates: 3/4/2020

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for TEACHER Evaluators
This half-day workshop for lead evaluators of teachers is designed to promote quality and consistency in teacher evaluation in accordance with Education Law 3012-d. Participants will view video(s) of instruction, collect objective, representative evidence, align evidence to the district approved rubric, and discuss conclusions about teaching and learning with colleagues. District administrative teams are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:





• Practice evidence collection and alignment





• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:





• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring





• Professional Conversations

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

20. Nurturing and Sustaining Your Own Well-Being: Social and Emotional Learning For School Leaders

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Educational Leaders

Dates: 3/4/2020

According to the research from sources including the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and others, there are many immediate and lifelong benefits for our students with the integration of social and emotional learning (SEL) practices in our classrooms, buildings, and districts. We also know the importance of strengthening adult SEL. As leaders, we value this work and are invested in supporting it. To fully support the work of creating positive cultures and SEL practices, we also need to nurture and sustain our own SEL and wellness.<> This two-hour seminar will offer opportunities to self assess, consider our own mindfulness, and learn strategies to strengthen our own SEL and consider ways that the strategies can be applied in our everyday interactions.<> Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

21. Transition Assessments - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Staff

Dates: 3/5/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, 3/5/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: TLC

The focus of this workshop is on identifying and utilizing assessments to drive transition planning as well as the development of post-secondary IEP goals. Middle and High School CSE chairs, educators, school counselors and school psychologists are strongly encouraged to attend. PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. Define transition assessment 2. Identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the areas of Education/Training, Employment and Independent Living 3. Utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP Each participant will review actual assessments appropriate for students with a variety of classifications and needs. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.
HACKING LEADERSHIP:10 WAYS GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE LEARNING THAT TEACHERS, STUDENTS & PARENTS LOVE
Dr. Sinanis will identify 10 problems with school leadership and provide right-now solutions for building a rich community while bringing fun back to school. Participants will explore how to amplify individual staff needs while maintaining a collaborative vision; break down the walls between home and school; explore the ways to recruit, hire and induct superstars; create a culture where "Yes" and "Trust" are default; sustain momentum and inspire all stakeholders so we can eradicate the deficit mindset!
We will specifically address the following topics:

•Branding 2.0: How can we continue to grow the ways we tell our school stories to both engage our families and enhance our craft?

•Supercharged HR Protocols: From recruiting to hiring superstar educators who help us enhance our practices.

•Book Love Extravaganza: We will end the day with a celebration of books. Bring your favorite new book with you and get ready to Book Talk with us so we fall in love with the book too!

Dr. Tony Sinanis is the Superintendent of Schools in Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District. Previously, Dr. Sinanis served as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in the Plainedge, New York public schools and lead learner, principal, at both Clearstream Avenue School in Valley Stream and Cantiague Elementary School, in Jericho, New York. Cantiague was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School and a 2015 Model School. Additionally, Dr. Sinanis received the 2014 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year Award, and the national 2013 Bammy Award for Elementary School Principal of the Year. Mr. Sinanis is the co-author of the book, "Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning That Teachers, Students, and Parents Love".
Finding the Brilliance Series Cost:
$450/person/session, $2600 for 5 seats/session or $5200/district for unlimited registrati

23. Banned Books Symposium

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-16 Educators, Public Librarians, Parents

Dates: 3/7/2020

This half-day symposium will feature presentations in all capacities of banned, challenged, and controversial books, a Drag Queen Story Hour, and keynote presentation by Nick Bruel.

The plenary session will address the state of LGTBQ+ materials in public and school libraries. Drag Queen, Victoria Precise will open with an LGTBQ+ focused story followed by a panel discussion on LGBTQ+ book censorship in school and public libraries. Nick Bruel, author of the Bad Kitty series will provide the luncheon keynote address. A book sale and signing will follow. A light lunch will be served.

This event is co-sponsored by the Mount Saint Mary Kaplan Family Library, Division of Education, Division of Arts & Letters as well as Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Sullivan, Ulster, School Library Systems and Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. The cost is $25/per person. The registration and payment deadline is Monday, February 24, 2020. Registration is mandatory for this half-day conference. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/banned-books-symposium.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Drag Queen Story Hour
- Banned and Challenged books
- Censorship

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Discuss experiences and responses to challenged books
- Gain tips on how to respond to book censorship, learn the typical objections to books, and the usual procedure for challenging book bans.

24. ESPN: Elementary School Principals Network, Meeting 3 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary principals

Dates: 3/10/2020

Elementary principals have a lot to offer not only their schools but each other. This network opportunity encourages all elementary building leaders to connect with and learn from each other through regular meetings infused with timely professional learning and pertinent information. Elementary building leaders will meet four times to share best leadership practices, examine strategies, and benefit from the collective intelligence and expertise of their colleagues.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Social and Emotional Learning
- Instructional practices and curriculum
- Conflict management
- Culturally responsive practices
- Leading successful of initiatives
- Professional Conversations

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in school building leadership
- Identify professional areas of expertise and needed growth
- Share experiences, techniques, and practices that promote effective leadership

Meeting dates: October 8, January 7, March 10, and May 13

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

25. CPSE Chairperson Module - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/11/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, 3/11/20 - 12:30-3:30

Location: Conf. Center

*Registration is for the CPSE Module only*
The CPSE Chairperson training module is an optional component of the NYSED vetted CPSE/CSE Chairperson training. The purpose of this module is to provide CPSE Chairpersons with an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the facilitation of the CPSE process. Specific areas of focus will include:

•CPSE responsibilities related to procedures specific to referral, evaluation, eligibility, recommendation, and continuum of services for preschool students with disabilities.

•CPSE timelines

•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE

•State Performance Plan (SPP) indicators relating to pre-school
This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

26. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Primary Sources and Civic Engagement)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 3/11/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. In this session participants will practice document-based research, promote Civic Engagement outside the classroom through writing, and find primary resources that are not always online. In addition, attendees will get a behind-the -scenes tour of the FDR Museum and Archives. The cost is $95 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Understand how to use document-based research in creating a classroom assignment
2. Practice using websites that host digitized documents from local repositories
3. Create a bibliography that includes resources from online repositories
4. Start a lesson plan and annotated bibliography

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Civic Engagement through Classroom Discussion
2. Archives and Document Based Research
3. Digital Repositories
4. Primary Source Documents
5. Statistics in Schools from the Census Bureau

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

27. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Elementary Teams

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-5 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 3/11/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region. Meeting dates: November 13, January 8, March 11, and May 13.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

28. Live Labs Series: Gravity, Galaxies, and Stars Galore - Understanding the Universe We Live In!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

What is Earth's place in the universe? Scientists have confirmed that the universe is expanding, yet the planetary cycles remain consistent as they rotate around the sun in the Milky Way Galaxy. In this Live Lab, we'll study the motions of the planets and moons in our galaxy, with an eye toward trying to understand the Earth's place in the ever-expanding universe.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $2200 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

29. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Secondary Teams - Update: CTI Room 10

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 3/12/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region. Meeting dates: November 14, January 9, March 12, and May 14.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

30. Classroom Management - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides

Dates: 3/13/2020 to 3/20/2020

Meeting Times: Fridays - 3/13/20 & 3/20/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 1

This is a 2-day training is designed to be a Tier 1 overview for classroom management strategies for classroom staff.
This training is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.

31. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/13/2020 to 3/23/2020

Meeting Times: Friday, 3/13/20 & Monday, 3/23/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

32. FBA/BIP 2 Day Training - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: School and District Staff

Dates: 3/16/2020 to 3/25/2020

Meeting Times: Monday, 3/16/20 & Wednesday, 3/25/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 137

This training will provide general and special education teachers with an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors. Participants will review the steps to successful implementation of an FBA and BIP that are aligned with State and Federal mandates. Participants will learn that addressing challenging behaviors is a collaboration involving teachers, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, families, administrators, and other key stakeholders within a school.

33. LOTE Teacher Network: Making Writing Personal - 3rd Session - Enroll in one or all 4 sessions.

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers of Foreign Language

Dates: 3/16/2020

SESSION 3: March 16, 2020
Making Writing Personal - Session 3 will focus on strategies that engage and encourage writing in the foreign language classroom. Get your students blogging, publishing, and writing books and stories!

SESSION 1: January 13, 2020 - Creating Games for Learning
SESSION 2: February 10, 2020 - Language Learning Through Project Based Learning
SESSION 4: April 20, 2020 - Assessment Reviews

SPECIAL PRICING: $500 FOR THE SERIES or $150 PER SESSION

34. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/17/2020 to 3/24/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 3/7/20 & 3/24/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Room 137

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.
If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

The Science and Engineering Practices (SEP's) represent the skills students need to be critical scientific thinkers and creative engineers. The 8 practices will each be explored in detail, with many grade-level examples of how we can strengthen the skills of inquiry, experimentation, modeling, data analysis, mathematical thinking, engineering, and communication.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $2200 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

36. Social Studies Book Club: Beaten Down, Worked Up by Steven Greenhouse

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Teachers 7-12: Social Studies

Dates: 3/18/2020 to 4/22/2020

This workshop meets two times each for a two hour session. We will discuss the history of ups and downs of organized labor in the 20th and 21st centuries. Participants will read "Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor" by Steven Greenhouse. Participants will read pages 1-201 for the first session and 202-339 for the second session.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Discuss the challenges and successes of organized labor in the 20th & 21st centuries.
- Connect contemporary issues in worker rights with struggles of workers in the past.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- 1909 Female garment workers
- Sanitation workers strike in Memphis
- Issues relating workers such as GM workers, Uber drivers and hotel housekeepers.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

37. K-12 Literacy Network, Meeting 4 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K - 12 teachers; Reading Teachers; Literacy Instruction Coaches; ELA/Literacy teacher leaders

Dates: 3/18/2020

Teachers of ELA at all levels are filled with great knowledge, teaching strategies, management techniques, and new ideas. Every day, they bring these to their classrooms and our children benefit. This network continues to provide literacy educators with regular meetings to learn professionally and network with colleagues to share best practices. We are a network of classroom teachers, teacher leaders, reading teachers, and instructional coaches who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on best practices in literacy, stay current, and engage in professional dialogue around a variety of topics.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Best instructional practices by age and stage
- Responding to struggling learners in the classroom and out (RtI) - Authentic assessment and data-informed instruction
- Integrating/collaborating with other subject areas
- Other topics guided by group need and interest

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in literacy and identify strategies to support struggling learners
- Develop and/or utilize authentic assessment tools and interpret assessment information to inform instruction
- Define ways to support content area learning for more meaningful instruction

Meeting dates: September 24, November 21, January 8, March 18, and May 28.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

38. Team Implementation Guidance - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/19/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, 3/19/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Conference Room 4

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This is a self-directed session. This work session provides school teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to their school's implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention(RTI) systems while receiving support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists. Prior to attending, teams should identify areas they wish to target and bring the appropriate materials with them. The RPC specialists are available to help schools extend their understanding and application of evidence-based practices related to building effective multi-tiered systems of support for academics and behavior. Behavior specialists, transition specialists, culturally responsive specialists, literacy specialists, and special education training specialist(IEP Support) will be present. After registering for the TIG participants will receive a brief survey that will ask for information related to the team that will be attending and the type of support they require. Completing this survey will provide us with the opportunity to prepare the appropriate materials and supports in advance.

39. eResources Webinar Series: Discover the NEW TeachingBooks! (Elementary Educators)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-6 Classroom Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 3/19/2020

Join us for a one-hour instructed webinar on using TeachingBooks as a curricular resource. All the same great resources with a new look! Explore videos filmed in authors' studios, lessons, book trailers, and vocabulary lists. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with books. Deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues. TeachingBooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

Topics:
1. authors and illustrators
2. searching, customizing, sharing

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

40. No Teacher Left Behind: A Deeper Dive into Ways of Knowing

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K - 12 Building and District Office Administrators

Dates: 3/19/2020

The work of Eleanor Drago-Severson and Jessica Blum-DeStefano offers insights into adult "Ways of Knowing."½½ Previous learning experiences have exposed educators to the four "ways of knowing"½½ - Instrumental, Socializing, Self-authoring, and Self-transforming. This seminar builds on this initial understanding offering educators a deeper dive into the work on this developmental approach to feedback for educators. Participants will examine how ways of knowing influence how we give feedback, how to frame constructive and inquiry-oriented feedback, tips for building a culture of feedback and trust needed for growth, how to help adults apply feedback, and ways to grow oneself through feedback.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

41. ITSAC Meeting - March 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 3/20/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: 136

ITSAC is the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. The meeting is chaired by Dutchess BOCES Learning Technology Coordinator, Mark Stein. Selected Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate) are invited to participate in the meeting.

42. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Advisory Council Members

Dates: 3/20/2020

This is a quarterly meeting of the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council. SNOW DATE IS MARCH 27, 2020

43. Britannica ImageQuest (Webinar) - Red Hook CSD Educators Only

Program: School Library System

Audience: Red Hook Central School District K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/23/2020

Britannica ImageQuest brings lesson plans, assignments and projects to life with over three million images from 62 leading collections...and growing! The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Getty Images, the Science Photo Library, Ingram Publishing, the National Geographic Society and other trusted image sources have joined with Britannica to provide the best and broadest offering of curriculum-relevant imagery and clip art materials (infographics, signs and symbols, graphic concepts and cool vector illustrations) all rights-cleared for educational non-commercial use. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica ImageQuest.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Develop strategies to use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in text to demonstrate an understanding of the subject (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
2. Find new ways for students to include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations
3. Learn how to enhance student writing and speaking projects with illustrations and multimedia.

Britannica ImageQuest is provided by the Red Hook CSD school libraries. This live webinar is only available to Red Hook CSD educators. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

44. FBA/BIP 2 Day Training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: School and District Staff

Dates: 3/24/2020 to 3/31/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 3/24/20 and 3/31/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Conf. Room A

This training will provide general and special education teachers with an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors. Participants will review the steps to successful implementation of an FBA and BIP that are aligned with State and Federal mandates. Participants will learn that addressing challenging behaviors is a collaboration involving teachers, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, families, administrators, and other key stakeholders within a school.

45. HSPN: High School Principals' Network-Meeting 4 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Principals

Dates: 3/24/2020

Being a high school principal can be an isolated position. Even though other capable administrators, teachers, and staff are part of the team, the sole authority is on you to lead your building. There is often a need to converse with other principals who have similar experiences in terms of student behavior, curriculum and assessment practices, new NYSED initiatives, etc. These five facilitated meetings will provide that forum for sharing challenges, successes, solutions, and best practices and provide opportunities to collaborate with colleagues to build professional growth and camaraderie. Topics for learning and discussion may include; the "new" standards, revisions to ESSA, social and emotional learning, school safety, special education, graduation requirements, digital devices, social media, bullying, and specific topics of interest generated by the group. Join us to discuss these topics and others in a welcoming and supportive environment. Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. All meetings are from 8:30 to 10:30 am at CTI Room 10. Participants will be able to *Determine topics of specific interest* *Discuss areas of success and challenge* *Build professional growth* *Collaborate with colleagues* Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

46. Tech Talks Roundtable for Technology Integration Specialists

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Integration Specialists K-12

Dates: 3/24/2020

Are you a Technology Integration Specialist? Please join us for a quarterly round table to discuss topics of interest.
Topics will include:
Classroom embedded coaching
Collaborating with leadership
Identifying and overcoming barriers
Sharing resources and supports
The importance of networking

Topic ideas will grow organically with needs from the group. Let us be a support for each other and establish this important PLN for your position!
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

47. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: Genrefication)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 3/24/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

48. Promoting Diversity in the School Library (Diversity Audits)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Staff

Dates: 3/25/2020

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This professional learning network will identify the challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in school libraries around the region. Join the Dutchess County School Library Diversity PLN as we explore approaches to increasing equity in our library programs. Our March 25th session will include a group screening and discussion of the pre-recorded webinar Expanding Our Horizons: Building Diverse Collections in School Libraries with Dr. April Dawkins from UNC Greensboro. Dr. Dawkins lays out the steps to help you develop a collection where students see themselves.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Conduct a diversity audit
- Begin an action plan to make changes

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Diversity audits
- Diversity in book publishing

- April 29, 2020 - Auditing a Book Order
- May 13, 2020- Promoting the Collection
- June 3, 2020 - Assessing Diverse Titles

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

49. RESCHEDULED - Evaluation is Inevitable but Growth is Optional: Frameworks for Leadership

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K - 12 Building and Central Office Administrators

Dates: 3/26/2020

One of our most powerful tools for growth is self-reflection and goal-setting. The SOAR Framework for Leadership Development provides educational leaders with a tool to examine areas of strength and those where individuals may wish to grow. Combining this framework with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) - the successor to the ISLLC standards on which the MPPR is based - leaders can examine themselves, the guideposts for educational leaders today, and focus their professional growth. This seminar will guide leaders through an examination of both frameworks and offer tools to facilitate goal-setting, communication, and growth.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

50. CPSE Chairperson Module - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/27/2020

Meeting Times: Friday, 3/27/20 - 12:30-3:30

Location: Conference Room A

*Registration is for the CPSE Module only*
"Snow Date - 4/17/20
The CPSE Chairperson training module is an optional component of the NYSED vetted CPSE/CSE Chairperson training. The purpose of this module is to provide CPSE Chairpersons with an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the facilitation of the CPSE process. Specific areas of focus will include:


•CPSE responsibilities related to procedures specific to referral, evaluation, eligibility, recommendation, and continuum of services for preschool students with disabilities.


•CPSE timelines >


•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE


•State Performance Plan (SPP) indicators relating to pre-school
This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

51. MSPN: Middle School Principal Network - Meeting 3 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middel Level Principals

Dates: 3/27/2020

All Middle School Principals and Assistant Principal's are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Principal Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen our communication and collaboration. Building administration can be a challenging experience, especially for principals who may be the only administrator in a building. Principals collaborating and sharing both problems and solutions can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Principals' Meetings are structured to provide a place to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

As per last year's survey, there will be 4 meetings throughout the 2019-2020 school year. The first meeting will be held at the CTI Dutchess BOCES campus. Subsequent meetings will be hosted at one of your middle schools to give those interested an opportunity to share and showcase your successes!

Sign up for each meeting individually:
November 15, 2019
January 10, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 15, 2020.

52. Toolkit for Engaging and Supporting ELLs in Science (RBERN) TIME CHANGE: 8:30AM - 2:30PM

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Science Teachers, Administrators, ENL Teachers, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 3/31/2020

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Science in the K-12 environment offers a unique opportunity for ELLs to be able to participate in unique and exciting hands-on activities. This workshop will begin by outlining various engaging strategies including methods, techniques, and scaffolds that can be used by science teachers to help ELLs in the classroom. Next, we'll begin by learning as a group a few highly-engaging and culturally relevant science topics that may serve as a springboard for building science interest for ELLs. Then, we will work individually or as small groups to update/adjust either existing science lessons or create brand new lessons that reach all types of learners.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to effectively apply multiple science-related scaffolding techniques into their own curriculum.

53. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: Weeding)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 4/14/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

54. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Resources on the Open Internet)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 4/15/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. From spotting fake news to crafting better web searches and understanding copyright, the goal of this day is to help you create assignments that foster critical thinking and meet learning standards. In this session participants will learn from educators on the best practices for helping your students prevent plagiarism, evaluate resources, master tools for citation, understand how to promote good copyright adherence, and make the most out of FREE resources available on the open web. The cost is $95 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Make a connection between a high school research assignment and a college assignment
2. Develop an understanding of how to find factual information online
3. Explain why citation matters and how to teach students about plagiarism
4. Develop an understanding of how to ethically use and share materials in classroom work
5. Create an annotated bibliography

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Digital Collections in Practice
2. Wikipedia & the Public Domain
3. Copyright
4. Citation Tools
5. Resource Evaluation
6. Plagiarism & Citations
7. Beyond the CRAAP Test

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

55. Integrated Co-Teaching Institute-Two Days

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Integrated Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 4/16/2020 to 5/21/2020

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND... Co-teaching teams will attend this 2-day institute that will be focused on developing effective partnerships, creating productive and positive classroom environments, and utilizing co-planning protocols.
Participants will learn how to specially design their instruction to meet the specific needs of students with disabilities. Evidence based strategies and resources will be provided and used during facilitated planning time.
Please come as co-teaching teams.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

56. ITSAC Meeting - April 17, 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 4/17/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: 136

ITSAC is the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. The meeting is chaired by Dutchess BOCES Learning Technology Coordinator, Mark Stein. Selected Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate) are invited to participate in the meeting.

57. Dignity for all Students (DASA) 6 Hour Course for Certification

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 4/21/2020

TRAINING IN HARASSMENT, BULLYING, CYBERBULLING, AND DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS: PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION. REQUIRED DASA TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS.

Be prepared with this timely, expert, interactive training by Isabel Burk, master trainer. Open discussion, reflection, activities, case studies, handouts, resources, and more.
Topics to be covered: Diversity; Multi-Cultural Schools; Effects of Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, Discrimination on Student; School Climate; Code of Conduct; Prevention/Intervention; Early Warning Signs; Dignity for All Students Act; Definitions; Reporting Requirements.

IF PAYING BY PERSONAL CHECK MUST BE RECEIVED 2 WEEKS PRIOR (UNLESS PAYING BY CASH), MADE PAYABLE TO DUTCHESS BOCES, 5 BOCES ROAD, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12601, ATT: KIP NEWMAN

CERTIFICATE AWARDED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRAINING DAY.

58. Debate Coaches Training

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Debate Coaches

Dates: 4/21/2020

This Debate training will be an overview to the Debate program sponsored by Dutchess BOCES and will cover the following topics:

-Best Practices for running a debate
- Methods for teaching beginners
- Maintaining enthusiastic and engaging experience for students
- Recruitment of new debaters
- Review resources for leaders
- and much more...

59. Legal Rights of Transgender and Gender Fluid Students - WHAT EVERY SCHOOL LEADER SHOULD KNOW (AM Session)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Building administrators, Teachers, DASA Coordinators, Pupil Personnel Staff

Dates: 4/22/2020

The rights of transgender and gender fluid students continue to raise questions for school district officials.
This workshop will be a combination of presentation, discussion, hypotheticals and group participation. It will contain updated information and resources on such topics as legal definitions, current status of state and federal law, use of pronouns, student educational and medical records, as well as other issues of concern including use of restrooms and locker rooms, participation in interscholastic sports and field trips and overnights.

Teams of building administrators, teachers, DASA coordinators and pupil personnel staff are encouraged to attend.

This workshop may be attended as a stand-alone session or as part of a full day program that includes the PM working session (register separately).

Lois Gordon is an educator and an attorney with over 30 years of experience. Ms. Gordon brings the perspecitve of teacher, school administrator and attorney to her presentations.

NO COST FOR SCHOOL LEADERS WHO ARE IN DISTRICTS THAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (512.030) (Arlington, Beacon, Dover, Pawling, Wappingers, and Webutuck)

60. Creating a School-Wide Action Plan for Addressing the Needs of Transgender and Gender Fluid Students: WHAT EVERY SCHOOL LEADER SHOULD KNOW (PM Session)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Building administrators, Teachers, DASA Coordinators, Pupil Personnel Staff

Dates: 4/22/2020

This workshop session is designed to give teams of school building/district administrators, teachers and pupil personnel staff, the opportunity to create building specific action plans that address both the needs of the building as well as of the student when a student presents as a transgender or gender fluid student.

This workshop may be attended either as a continuation of the morning session (register separately) or as a stand-alone session.

The goal of the workshop is for the building teams to create a pro-active action plan so that their school/district will be prepared to address such transgender specific issues as notice to staff and students, use of pronouns, changes to educational and medical records, use of restrooms and locker rooms and participation in intramural and interscholastic sports.
The facilitator will present a template and then will work with each team to address their individual needs. Each team of educators should expect to leave the workshop with an initial draft of an action plan that can then be vetted by central office administrators, school boards and school district attorneys.

Lois Gordon is an educator and an attorney with over 30 years of experience. Ms. Gordon brings the perspecitve of teacher, school administrator and attorney to her presentations.br/>
NO COST FOR SCHOOL LEADERS WHO ARE IN DISTRICTS THAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (512.030) (Arlington, Beacon, Dover, Pawling, Wappingers, and Webutuck)

61. Making the NYSSLS Accessible to All Students

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/27/2020

The Next Generation Science Standards were built to insure that all students have access to a comprehensive science education. Making connections between the Disciplinary Core Ideas, Science & Engineering Practices, and Crosscutting Concepts forms the foundation of teaching and learning. Strategies for instructional planning and delivery will be explored that benefit all students, with an emphasis on diversity related to economically disadvantaged, racial & ethnic groups, students with disabilities, ELL's, female students, alternative education students, and gifted & talented students.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

62. Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "LEARN" / AM Workshop (RBERN) TIME CHANGE: 8:30AM - 11:15AM

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/28/2020

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted" version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original" toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This morning workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the PM "Apply" workshop.

63. Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "APPLY" / PM Workshop (RBERN)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/28/2020

This afternoon "rebooted" session will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn" workshop to apply the various technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply" session you must attend the AM "Learn" workshop.

64. LOTE Teacher Network: Assessment Reviews - 4th Session - Enroll in one or all 4 sessions.

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers of Foreign Language

Dates: 4/29/2020

SESSION 4: April 29, 2020
Assessment Reviews - This session will explore assessments used in New York and across the country, as well as skill-specific assessment options. Participants will create a rubric-aligned, alternative assessment for use in their classroom.

SESSION 1: January 13, 2020 - Creating Games for Learning
SESSION 2: February 10, 2020 - Language Learning Through Project Based Learning
SESSION 3: March 16, 2020 - Making Writing Personal

SPECIAL PRICING: $500 FOR THE SERIES or $150 PER SESSION

65. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Online Security and Privacy for Students)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 4/29/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. Keeping yourself safe online and securing your private data is a matter of practice. In this session participants will learn how information travels on the internet, how to instill the value of privacy in your students, how to update Wikipedia and use it as a learning tool, know what privacy tools are the most important and the most practical, and promote secure internet use. The cost is $95 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Develop an understanding of how information on the internet is made available to the end user
2. Confidently create strong passwords, logins, and protocols for personal internet security
3. Talk with students about sharing personal data with care
4. Understand basic cyber security concepts
5. Appreciate the need for authentication online

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. How Information Travels on the Internet
2. Security Systems and Encryption
3. Privacy Settings & Security Checklist
4. How to Interact with your IT Department
5. Privacy in our Digital Age

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

66. Health Educators Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Regional Health Professionals

Dates: 4/29/2020

Health Educators implement skills based learning activities to enhance the health and learning of their students. Throughout the community there are teachers implementing great standards based learning activities and assessments.

This network seeks to facilitate regular meetings to share best practices. We are a network of teachers, teacher leaders and regional health professionals who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on standards based, skills driven learning, assessment.

We will engage in professional dialogue with topics such as:

vaping, mental health, skills based learning, standards based assessment, project based learning, and other topics guided by group needs and interest.

Register Separately for each session: October 16, 2019, December 11, 2019, February 19, 2020, April 29, 2020, and June 17, 2020.

67. Promoting Diversity in the School Library (Auditing Book Orders)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Staff

Dates: 4/29/2020

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This professional learning network will identify the challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in school libraries around the region. Join the Dutchess County School Library Diversity PLN as we explore approaches to increasing equity in our library programs. Are you interested in collection auditing but would like to start with something smaller? By auditing one book order, you will be able to take all the steps involved in auditing a full collection, but on a manageable scale. Whether or not you have done a formal collection audit, this workshop will provide resources and methods for increasing diversity in your collection.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate methods & strategies that support diversifying their collections
- Identify resources for collection development that support diversity
- Apply basic auditing concepts to assess their ordering practices

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Collection development resources for diversity
- Library collection should reflect our diverse society
- Defining diversity

- March 25, 2020 - Diversity Audits
- May 13, 2020- Promoting the Collection
- June 3, 2020 - Assessing Diverse Titles

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

68. Integrated Co-Teaching and Tech Tools for Collaboration & Communication

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Co-teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/30/2020

In this full day workshop, participants will learn about tech tools available to help with planning, instruction, communication, assessments, and data collection for integrated co-teaching teams.
Participants will engage in hands-on exploration of multiple tools available to enhance co-planning opportunities as well as time-saving techniques for more effective collaboration and communication.
Participants will have access to laptops or may bring their own devices. It is recommended that participants attend with co-teaching partner(s).
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

69. Insuring Greater Success for Building and District Initiatives

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All School Administrators

Dates: 4/30/2020

Even the best laid plans can go astray. Good planning is not the only foundation on which success is built. In this workshop we will explore the strategies of creating Pre- and Post-mortem protocols that will provide added support toward the success of your projects. We'll also explore additional tools that help can set the groundwork for planning, organizing, and the execution of your school plans.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

70. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 5/4/2020

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM - 6:00 MP

Location: Room 115

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field

71. OnDemand PD Mini-Series: Learn how to prepare your 1:1 virtual classroom now and for the 20-21 school year

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: PK-12 teachers and administration

Dates: 5/4/2020

Cable and Prime Time TV are not options for busy professionals in current times. Why can't PD be OnDemand to fit your busy schedule? Engage in self-paced PD on your time frame using our OnDemand PD Series. "Episode" modules vary from one hour or more dependent on topic and rigor.

"Mini-series" are more interactive, self-paced modules all done online on your time! All topics are chosen to help educate, motivate, and stay current on education trends.

In this online mini-series, participants will learn about the 4 C's and how an online digital "classroom" can combine current curriculum and technology tools to engage, enhance, and extend student learning. Participants will complete three modules which explore tech tools and tips for creating a strong and cohesive program in a 1:1 environment. Learn these tips before summer to start preparing and planning all through those summer weeks!

Participants are expected to engage in discussions, create activities, and share amongst members of the group in order to receive credit for the course. Upon registration, participants will receive a welcome message with information on how to attend. Participants will need a personal or school issued Google account to attend.

OnDemand Mini-Series begins on May 4th, 2020. All modules, assignments, and activities are due May 26th, 2020 to receive credit.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

72. Biomimicry: Inspiring & Engaging Students While Linking Science, Engineering, ELA & the Arts

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators K-12

Dates: 5/5/2020

Are you looking for a way to inspire the next generation of designers, engineers, artists, planners, public policymakers, and citizens?

Biomimicry is a rapidly growing discipline that offers educators an interdisciplinary platform to connect subjects to one another and to the real world beyond classroom walls. It supports the goals of NYSSLS and STEAM and offers solution-based thinking while inspiring young people with a sense of the possible. It weaves together science, art and technology and offers a compelling model of relevancy because biomimicry will be part of many of the jobs of the future. Biomimicry also provides a plethora of literature for linking ELA to science and the Reading Standards for Literature.

The essential question we will address is "How can learning from nature change our thinking and our world?" The workshop will focus on:


• Principles of Biomimicry


• Biomimicry Case Studies and product application


• The Omega Center for Sustainability (a local biomimicry systems model)


• Function in nature and design


• The Biomimicry Design Process

Participants will also participate in multiple activities that can be replicated in their classroom including a mini Design Challenge. They will be introduced to AskNature and the resources available through the BEN (Biomimicry Educators Network). Time will be set aside for curriculum integration and to talk about the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge which is open to middle, high and college students.
Huda Essa will share her engaging and thought-provoking learning strategies to assist educators in successfully meeting their diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She will help participants to understand the impact of unintentional, unconscious bias towards English Language Learners.
This session is interactive, including experiential simulation, group work and will facilitate open dialogue.

HUDA ESSA, Founder and consultant of Culture Links, LLC., has had a positive influence on countless communities through her engaging and thought-provoking learning opportunities. Essa uses her extensive experience as a cultural competency consultant and an English language development specialist to help organizations successfully meet their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Finding the Brilliance Series
Series Cost: $450 per person to attend one session, $2600 for 5 seats per session or $5200 per district for unlimited registration to all of the sessions in the series.

74. Whole School Restorative Justice (RJ) Implementation (Ramapo for Children)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Secondary School Teams

Dates: 5/7/2020 to 5/14/2020

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In this introductory training, Whole School Restorative Justice (RJ) Implementation, building leadership teams will be introduced to the goals and strategies for implementation of whole school restorative justice initiatives.

The teams will be introduced to:
- a comprehensive evidence-informed three-tier school wide restorative justice model;
- methods for assessing and addressing needs and systems for tracking progress; and
- best practices for supporting school thought partners (restorative justice action teams) in moving all school community stakeholders (staff, students, parents, school resources officers) through the punitive to restorative paradigm shift.

The workshop will provide:
- tools during the strategic planning process;
- strategies how to establish collaborative and inclusive school teams to guide RJ implementation; and
- methods for identifying school resources that can be applied towards RJ efforts.

Leadership teams will have an opportunity to identify challenges and explore solutions. It is strongly recommended the teams include at least one building and/or district leader.

75. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Advisory Council Meeting

Dates: 5/8/2020

This is a quarterly meeting of the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council.

76. C.A.I.T. Meeting- May

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 5/8/2020

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

77. Live Labs Series: Fractals, Fibonacci, and Flowers - Finding Symmetry in Science

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/11/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Throughout the natural world, symmetry is expressed everywhere. We'll explore the concept of Fractals and how repeating patterns are expressions of the Fibonacci sequence - patterns expressed in the flowers we see, the food we eat, and the animals that we share this planet with. Many hands-on activities will lead participants through a deeper understanding of the natural symmetry that surrounds us, and how symmetry supports adaptation in the natural world.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $2200 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

78. Building Literacy in Social Studies (Grades 6-12)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/12/2020

Based on the text, Building Literacy in Social Studies (Ogle, Klemp & McBride) this workshop provides strategies for motivating students as they read social studies texts and primary source materials. Strategies for organizing information, mastering vocabulary, supporting critical thinking through debate, and understanding point-of-views delivered through multi-media formats will be the foundation for this workshop.

79. Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities (RBERN)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/12/2020

Participants will examine inclusive practices and strategies that promote learners' sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included will help educators leverage students' knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

80. OPALS Annual User Group Meeting

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Library Automation Coser 541.000 School Librarians and staff

Dates: 5/12/2020

This full day workshop will provide an opportunity for OPALS users who are members of the Dutchess BOCES Library Automation Coser 541.000 to learn more about important features related to the system from Harry Chan, CEO of Media Flex. Lunch will be served.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL:
1. Receive information regarding important changes to both the OPALS system and OverDrive
2. Have an opportunity to give input to and receive guidance from OPALS CEO, Harry Chan
3. Review Inventory Procedures
4. Discuss integration of using library resources on various platforms

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Upgrades to the OPALS system
2. Inventory Procedures
3. Overdrive/SORA on Chromebooks, Tablets, Mobile Phones
4. Library resource related apps on school devices

81. Data Wise Spring Institute

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/13/2020 to 5/14/2020

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Making sense of data is critical, but so too is the process for ensuring this data impacts teaching and learning. The Data Wise model provides the tools and protocols to enable you to engage in an effective collaborative process around data. The Data Wise improvement process provides a clear, carefully tested blueprint that educators can use to examine a wide range of data and engage in conversations that drive instructional improvement.

During the Data Wise Spring Institute participants will:

*Learn how to establish a supportive community around data and change

*Create data visualizations

*Discuss data to enhance teaching and learning

*Infuse classroom inter-visitation as a practice

*Explore how the Data Wise improvement process brings coherence to the core work of schools

*Cultivate the habits of mind that improve team effectiveness and foster a supportive culture of improvement

*Practice a series of inquiry protocols

*Create a plan for integrating the Data Wise improvement process into your district, school, and classroom

No Cost for Data CoSer subscribers
$450 per district (team of six people) for Districts not part of the Data CoSer
Each District may send a team of up to 6 people, please contact for more than one team

Participants please bring a laptop.

Lunch will be provided

82. ESPN: Elementary School Principals Network, Meeting 4 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary principals

Dates: 5/13/2020

Elementary principals have a lot to offer not only their schools but each other. This network opportunity encourages all elementary building leaders to connect with and learn from each other through regular meetings infused with timely professional learning and pertinent information. Elementary building leaders will meet four times to share best leadership practices, examine strategies, and benefit from the collective intelligence and expertise of their colleagues.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Social and Emotional Learning
- Instructional practices and curriculum
- Conflict management
- Culturally responsive practices
- Leading successful of initiatives
- Professional Conversations

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in school building leadership
- Identify professional areas of expertise and needed growth
- Share experiences, techniques, and practices that promote effective leadership

Meeting dates: October 8, January 7, March 10, and May 13

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

83. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Exclusive Research Tools at the Library)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 5/13/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. In this session participants will learn what college professors expect incoming first-year students to know about research and citations. Gain a better understanding of how to use library databases, catalogs, and lesser-known but vital research tools. The cost is $95 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Identify the important information contained within a research assignment
2. Utilize strategies for narrowing down broad topics
3. Gain familiarity with productivity tools for managing citations
4. Identify research tools that go beyond internet searches
5. Identify the variety of resources available in a college library
6. Apply what they learned at their school's library

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Developing a Research Question
2. Academic Library Resources
3. High School vs. College Assignments
4. Scavenger Hunt for Library Resources
5. Citation Tools

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

84. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Elementary Teams

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-5 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 5/13/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region.
Meeting dates: November 13, January 8, March 11, and May 13.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

85. Promoting Diversity in the School Library (Promoting Your Collection)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Staff

Dates: 5/13/2020

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This professional learning network will identify the challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in school libraries around the region. Join the Dutchess County School Library Diversity PLN as we explore approaches to increasing equity in our library programs. Good intentions are not enough! We need to take meaningful action. The library collection audit is only one piece. Collection development is a work in progress, striving to adjust the ordering process and then making sure our patrons know of newly acquired diverse materials.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Explore & expand library collection
- Create displays to showcase diverse titles

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Ordering practices
- Improving visibility of diverse titles

- March 25, 2020 - Diversity Audits
- April 29, 2020 - Auditing a Book Order
- June 3, 2020 - Assessing Diverse Titles

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

86. eResources Webinar Series: Dive into Summer Reading with TeachingBooks

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-6 Classroom Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 5/14/2020

Join us for a one-hour instructed webinar, highlighting ready to use and custom reading lists. We will share practical examples you can use in your libraries and classrooms to support summer reading programs. TeachingBooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

Topics:
1. Custom Reading Lists
2. Summer Reading

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

87. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Secondary Teams

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 5/14/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region. Meeting dates: November 14, January 9, March 12, and May 14.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

88. ITSAC Meeting - May 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 5/15/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: 301

ITSAC is the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. The meeting is chaired by Dutchess BOCES Learning Technology Coordinator, Mark Stein. Selected Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate) are invited to participate in the meeting.

89. MSPN: Middle School Principal Network - Meeting 4 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middel Level Principals

Dates: 5/15/2020

All Middle School Principals and Assistant Principal's are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Principal Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen our communication and collaboration. Building administration can be a challenging experience, especially for principals who may be the only administrator in a building. Principals collaborating and sharing both problems and solutions can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Principals' Meetings are structured to provide a place to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

As per last year's survey, there will be 4 meetings throughout the 2019-2020 school year. The first meeting will be held at the CTI Dutchess BOCES campus. Subsequent meetings will be hosted at one of your middle schools to give those interested an opportunity to share and showcase your successes!

Sign up for each meeting individually:
November 15, 2019
January 10, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 15, 2020.

90. Analyzing Political Cartoons in Social Studies: Grades 6-12

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/18/2020

Political cartoons are primary sources that offer entertaining insights into public perceptions and cultural assumptions. This workshop will focus on strategies that help students develop the skills needed to understand and interpret political cartoons. Open to all grade 6-12 teachers. By the end of this session all participants will know and be able to: locate and analyze political cartoons; integrate political cartoons into the social studies inquiry process.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

91. Creative Coding - Get More from Your Library Website

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 5/19/2020

The goal of this full-day workshop is to provide school librarians with hands-on training in managing and customizing their websites and online resources. We all know that libraries require a compelling virtual presence to provide key access to resources and collections, and that we utilize a variety of platforms like Google Sites, WordPress, Weebly, Wix and LibGuides to promote our services, but the main challenge is customizing that content to meet our specific needs. This includes branding, modifying the look and style of these resources and being able to adapt code (including widgets) to embed content. Through learning and applying basic HTML and CSS code, the participants in this workshop will be better able to customize online content and increase usability and access to resources. As part of this workshop, we will look at accessibility issues and cover guidelines for creating a more accessible website. During the afternoon session, participants will be given time to apply their new knowledge under the guidance of the workshop instructor. The goal is that by the end of the day, each librarian will not only have added to their skill set, but will have started modifying or creating web pages for their respective libraries. "Creative Coding" provides a unique librarian-centered approach to coding that school librarians can start applying immediately!

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Use basic HTML and CSS code
2. Customize online content
3. Increase usability and access to library resources
4. Modify or create web pages for their respective libraries

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Google Sites, Wordpress, Weebly, Wix, & LibGuides
2. Basic HTML and CCS Code
3. Accessibility issues and guidelines

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.
We have all been a part of numerous innovations, all with merit. Are we spending time and resources in launching the innovation, but abandoning it when it really needs our help? Learn how to: orchestrate change over the long term and identify how needs change over time; build in professional learning and leadership strategies so innovations last and are institutionalized into the systems; practice ways to create the trust and the culture necessary to sustain lasting motivation and deep implementation of practices that lead to student growth.

Finding the Brilliance Series Cost:
$450 per person to attend one session, $2,600 for 5 seats per session or $5200 per district for unlimited registration to all of the sessions in the series

93. Innovative and Interactive Technology Applications Supporting the NYSSLS

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/20/2020

The NYSSLS support student development as they learn to think like scientists and solve problems like engineers. With the incorporation of the Engineering, Technology, and the Application of Science (ETS) standards, students are expected to use both science knowledge and technology to solve real world problems. Participants will explore a variety of innovative and interactive technology tools & applications that support student learning.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

94. HSPN: High School Principals' Network-Meeting 5 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Principals

Dates: 5/27/2020

Being a high school principal can be an isolated position. Even though other capable administrators, teachers, and staff are part of the team, the sole authority is on you to lead your building. There is often a need to converse with other principals who have similar experiences in terms of student behavior, curriculum and assessment practices, new NYSED initiatives, etc. These five facilitated meetings will provide that forum for sharing challenges, successes, solutions, and best practices and provide opportunities to collaborate with colleagues to build professional growth and camaraderie. Topics for learning and discussion may include; the "new" standards, revisions to ESSA, social and emotional learning, school safety, special education, graduation requirements, digital devices, social media, bullying, and specific topics of interest generated by the group. Join us to discuss these topics and others in a welcoming and supportive environment. Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. All meetings are from 8:30 to 10:30 am at CTI Room 10. Participants will be able to *Determine topics of specific interest* *Discuss areas of success and challenge* *Build professional growth* *Collaborate with colleagues* Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

95. Transformative Classroom Learning - Youth Conference

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Building and District Leaders

Dates: 5/27/2020

This event will showcase the Advanced Work with Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Critical Inquiry Projects work Dr. Hunter has reviewed during the 2019 - 2020 school year. Teachers and students will share their lessons, student work, and their personal experiences. Building and district leaders are encouraged to join us for this celebration.

96. Meeting Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom: Conflict Cycle and De-escalation Strategies

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers, Support Staff-teaching assistants and 1 to 1 aides

Dates: 5/28/2020

This ½ day workshop will briefly explore the conflict cycle, the Stress Model of Crisis and classroom-applicable de-escalation strategies.
Participants will view examples of the conflict cycle and identify which event/behavior corresponds to the correct stage in the cycle. In order to further understand the conflict cycle, participants will be delving into the Stress Model of Crisis. As a result, participants will be able to identify and explain the different stages. Lastly, participants will learn different de-escalation strategies that they can utilize in their classrooms to de-escalate an anxious student.
Note: This workshop is appropriate for classroom teachers, as well as support staff; including teaching assistants and 1 to 1 aides.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

97. Neurodiversity in the Classroom: Strength-Based Approach for Students with Special Needs

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers, Support Staff-teaching assistants and 1 to 1 aides

Dates: 5/28/2020

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This ½ day workshop will focus on the concept of Neurodiversity. Neurodiversity is a paradigm shift about how we think about students with disabilities considering their abilities and strengths, rather than their disabilities and deficits. <> We will look specifically at the abilities and strengths of students with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and consider strength-based strategies for these students. <> We will also explore the seven basic components of "positive niche construction" for differentiating instruction for students with special needs.<> Finally, we will look at a tool, the "Neurodiversity Strengths Checklist" and consider ways that we can apply this checklist to the work with our students.<> Note: This workshop is appropriate for classroom teachers, as well as support staff; including teaching assistants and 1 to 1 aides. <> Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. <>

98. K-12 Literacy Network, Meeting 5 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K - 12 teachers; Reading Teachers; Literacy Instruction Coaches; ELA/Literacy teacher leaders

Dates: 5/28/2020

Teachers of ELA at all levels are filled with great knowledge, teaching strategies, management techniques, and new ideas. Every day, they bring these to their classrooms and our children benefit. This network continues to provide literacy educators with regular meetings to learn professionally and network with colleagues to share best practices. We are a network of classroom teachers, teacher leaders, reading teachers, and instructional coaches who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on best practices in literacy, stay current, and engage in professional dialogue around a variety of topics.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Best instructional practices by age and stage
- Responding to struggling learners in the classroom and out (RtI) - Authentic assessment and data-informed instruction
- Integrating/collaborating with other subject areas
- Other topics guided by group need and interest

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in literacy and identify strategies to support struggling learners
- Develop and/or utilize authentic assessment tools and interpret assessment information to inform instruction
- Define ways to support content area learning for more meaningful instruction

Meeting dates: September 24, November 21, January 8, March 18, and May 28.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

99. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 6/1/2020

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM - 6:00 MP

Location: Room 115

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field

100. Helping Students to Think and Speak Like Scientists - Mastering Vocabulary Acquisition in the Science Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/3/2020

Strong vocabulary skills support both student reading comprehension and communication skills in science. These skills include an understanding of Tier 3 vocabulary (academic vocabulary), root words (etymology), as well as identification of prefix and suffix word associations. We will investigate several strategies for supporting student mastery of science vocabulary in reading, speaking, and writing.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

101. Promoting Diversity in the School Library (Assessing Diverse Titles)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Staff

Dates: 6/3/2020

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This professional learning network will identify the challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in school libraries around the region. Join the Dutchess County School Library Diversity PLN as we explore approaches to increasing equity in our library programs. As we develop diverse collections, it's important to examine old favorites and assess new additions to understand the messages they send. We'll join together to discuss several readings and to analyze some of the books we find on our shelves and share with our students.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Identify common stereotypes and tropes
- Define #ownvoices

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Collection development
- Curation
- The children's book canon

- March 25, 2020 - Diversity Audits
- April 29, 2020 - Auditing a Book Order
- May 13, 2020 - Promoting the Collection

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.