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1. NYSAA 1% Targeted Skills Group-For specific district teams/educational organizations only (Ellenville, Middletown, Poughkeepsie, Monticello, Warwick Valley, and Newburgh)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: For specific district teams only- Ellenville, Middletown, Poughkeepsie, Monticello, Warwick Valley, and Newburgh

Dates: 10/20/2021 to 5/18/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

A Targeted Skills Group brings together Educational Organizations with a common need for the purpose of solving problems. Specific educational organizations (EOs)/districts are required to attend this TSG based upon their NYSAA Participation Data. The TSG is an opportunity for the team to participate in a facilitated self-review process exploring how eligibility is determined for NYSAA. Some other considerations are also explored:
•Decreasing NYSAA Participation Rate, under 1%
•Reviewing current decision-making guidance and practices regarding NYSAA eligibility
•Developing a decision-making process for NYSAA eligibility that aligns with NYSED guidance, involving parent communication and notification regarding NYSAA, and staff training for equitable understanding of NYSAA. The TSG will meet on the following dates from 9:00-12:00 virtually: (Note: There are no virtual sessions in February or April.) October 20, 2021 November 17, 2021 December 8, 2021 January 12, 2022 March 16, 2022 May 18, 2022

2. IEP consultation office hours January 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 1/7/2022 to 1/28/2022

Meeting Times: Fridays 9:00- 3:00pm

As a follow-up to Creating the IEP training, office hours will be held on most Fridays during the months of January, February and March to provide individualized support on the development of IEPs. Participants should register on Frontline and sign up for time slots on this form: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10ZN2uIkMcCao259RSHOhIGy9EDayytim3WZs0ybYZKE/edit?usp=sharing Consultation will be provided via Zoom. https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/95763290888?pwd=QUpuY1ViZW5XMnZVRmlYKzRnaVlMQT09 Meeting ID: 957 6329 0888 Passcode: 036050 Please contact Brian Orzell brian.orzell@dcboces.org with any questions.

3. Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: K-12

Dates: 1/27/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm - Thursdays

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The Mid-Hudson Regional Partnership Center is excited to introduce our Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting pilot. The intended audience for these collaborative meetings includes Directors of Special Education, Special Education Facilitators, MTSS Coordinators, Special Education Supervisors, and other related roles. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mid-Hudson region to develop consistent understanding and expectations related to special education, as well as provide strategies for sustainable implementation. These meetings will follow a uniform agenda. Each meeting will cover the following topics: -Special Education Specific Professional Development -Professional Development related to MTSS -Updates from SEQA -Worktime for a School Improvement Initiative with Specialist able to Support If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email ruairi.gribbon@DCBOCES.org to share. These meetings will take place from 9am-1pm on the following dates (all Thursdays): 9/30, 10/28, 12/2, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, June TBD. This event will also be posted on the Dutchess BOCES Frontline and 4 CTLE credit hours will be provided for attending each session. Please register on Frontline and a link will be sent out prior to 9/30.

4. Creating the IEP February 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 2/2/2022 to 2/9/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

*This workshop has two sessions: 2/2/2022 and 2/9/2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

5. Agency 101 - Connecting Individuals to Adult Services, Virtual Training

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special educators, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, building administrators, and secondary level teachers involved in transition planning.

Dates: 2/3/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

The goals of this training are to ensure that participants will recognize the eight different components which comprise self-determination; access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process; recognize the various adult service agencies available in NYS and the different types of services they provide; and understand the eligibility, referral and application process for each agency.

6. IEP Consultation - for Roscoe only

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers, related service providers

Dates: 2/3/2022

Meeting Times: 8:00 - 2:35 as per district schedule

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Individual IEP development consultation Related Procedural Information: *session will be virtual via Zoom *IEPs must be drafted for the targeted students by the end of the day on Monday, January 31st (Ms. Francisco will share a PDF of drafted IEPs with Mr. Orzell to preview prior to the virtual sessions) *during the virtual session, teacher/provider will share their screen to display the authentic IEP document in order to discuss and/or revise present levels/needs as per feedback *primary focus will be on the present levels and needs descriptions, but other areas or questions can be asked as well *teacher/provider needs to make sure to have a private location with device to utilize during the Zoom so that confidential discussion can occur *if you are a provider for one of the other target IEPs and want to sit in on that session and can make it work in your schedule, please do so *sign into the Zoom 5 minutes prior to the start of your segment

7. IEP consultation office hours February 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 2/4/2022 to 2/25/2022

Meeting Times: Fridays 9:00- 3:00pm

As a follow-up to Creating the IEP training, office hours will be held on most Fridays during the months of January, February and March to provide individualized support on the development of IEPs. Participants should register on Frontline and sign up for time slots on this form: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oqzUoHol4uMObCK8SxWeIwaN6N_KFBLypZ2m9IJteUc/edit?usp=sharing Consultation will be provided via Zoom. https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/95763290888?pwd=QUpuY1ViZW5XMnZVRmlYKzRnaVlMQT09 Meeting ID: 957 6329 0888 Passcode: 036050 Please contact Brian Orzell brian.orzell@dcboces.org with any questions.

8. Designing an Effective & Inclusive Virtual Lesson (Synchronous Training)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers, general education teachers, related services professionals, and other educational professionals in need of support to develop more effective and inclusive lessons that incorporate the use of online tools and resources.

Dates: 2/9/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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The Designing an Effective & Inclusive Virtual Lesson professional development training package is intended to provide participants with resources and support needed to develop effective lessons (aligned with principles of explicit instruction) that successfully incorporate online tools and resources while considering equity for all learners.
At the conclusion of this training, participants will:
● Identify considerations that should be made in order to ensure equitable virtual instruction
● Become familiar with online tools/resources for creating virtual lessons
● Review essential components of an effective EI lesson
● Integrate knowledge of virtual tools, considerations for equity, and effective lessons to plan an effective virtual instruction   
The target audiences for this training package are special education teachers, general education teachers, related services professionals, and other educational professionals in need of support to develop more effective and inclusive lessons that incorporate the use of online tools and resources.
Participants should familiarize themselves with the Online Tools & Resources for Virtual Instruction handout, which will be provided after registration. They may watch any of the video overviews that are included in this document for more information on the resources or strategies. To participate in this training to the fullest extent possible, they MUST view the videos for the following strategies: Jamboard, Edpuzzle and Gimkit. Participants are also expected to have prior knowledge of explicit instruction and teaching for equity, both of which are reviewed in this training, but will require additional background knowledge in order to integrate effectively.
Please note that low enrollment may cause this training to be postponed or rescheduled.

9. Specially Designed Instruction for Distance Learning (Synchronous Training)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers and other educational professionals in need of training on providing SDI for students with disabilities through remote instruction

Dates: 2/23/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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The Specially Designed Instruction for Distance Learning professional development training package is part of a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This training is intended to provide participants with guidance and recommendations for providing SDI when engaging students in distance learning through online, hybrid, and other remote instructional delivery formats. Topics in this training include: a brief review of SDI regulations, equity in distance learning, steps for ensuring student access, practice reviewing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to determine how to deliver SDI remotely, important considerations for remote SDI delivery, instructional priorities and strategies, structuring the distance learning environment, and communication.
At the conclusion of this training, participants will:

• Identify the foundational aspects of SDI

• Review legal guidance for providing SDI through distance learning

• Identify strategies to support the provision of SDI through distance learning

• Communicate and learn from peers who are using these strategies in their own distance instruction
   The target audiences for this training package are special education teachers and other educational professionals in need of training on providing SDI for students with disabilities through remote instruction.
Please note that low enrollment may cause this training to be postponed or rescheduled.

10. Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: K-12

Dates: 2/24/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm - Thursdays

The Mid-Hudson Regional Partnership Center is excited to introduce our Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting pilot. The intended audience for these collaborative meetings includes Directors of Special Education, Special Education Facilitators, MTSS Coordinators, Special Education Supervisors, and other related roles. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mid-Hudson region to develop consistent understanding and expectations related to special education, as well as provide strategies for sustainable implementation. These meetings will follow a uniform agenda. Each meeting will cover the following topics: -Special Education Specific Professional Development -Professional Development related to MTSS -Updates from SEQA -Worktime for a School Improvement Initiative with Specialist able to Support If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email ruairi.gribbon@DCBOCES.org to share. These meetings will take place from 9am-1pm on the following dates (all Thursdays): 9/30, 10/28, 12/2, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, June TBD. This event will also be posted on the Dutchess BOCES Frontline and 4 CTLE credit hours will be provided for attending each session. Please register on Frontline and a link will be sent out prior to 9/30.

11. Creating the IEP March 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 3/2/2022 to 3/9/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

*This workshop has two sessions: 3/2/2022 and 3/9/2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

12. IEP consultation office hours March 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 3/4/2022 to 3/25/2022

Meeting Times: Fridays 9:00- 3:00pm

As a follow-up to Creating the IEP training, office hours will be held on most Fridays during the months of January, February and March to provide individualized support on the development of IEPs. Participants should register on Frontline and sign up for time slots on this form: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EMyUSwPfLr062ZK078pK69vyThwwnhE5muK8SG68au8/edit?usp=sharing Consultation will be provided via Zoom. https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/95763290888?pwd=QUpuY1ViZW5XMnZVRmlYKzRnaVlMQT09 Meeting ID: 957 6329 0888 Passcode: 036050 Please contact Brian Orzell brian.orzell@dcboces.org with any questions.

13. Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and Learning Standards

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special educators, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, building administrators, and general education teachers

Dates: 3/10/2022

Meeting Times: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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The goals of this training are to:
• Review Multiple Pathways and requirements for the CDOS Commencement Credential
• Gain an overview of the CDOS Learning Standards 1, 2, 3a, and 3b
• Increase students' self and career awareness to apply throughout school and post-secondary settings
• Learn ways to engage students in the career development process
• Utilize CDOS Resource Guide and Core Curriculum lessons to apply to instruction and IEP development

14. Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: K-12

Dates: 3/24/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm - Thursdays

The Mid-Hudson Regional Partnership Center is excited to introduce our Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting pilot. The intended audience for these collaborative meetings includes Directors of Special Education, Special Education Facilitators, MTSS Coordinators, Special Education Supervisors, and other related roles. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mid-Hudson region to develop consistent understanding and expectations related to special education, as well as provide strategies for sustainable implementation. These meetings will follow a uniform agenda. Each meeting will cover the following topics: -Special Education Specific Professional Development -Professional Development related to MTSS -Updates from SEQA -Worktime for a School Improvement Initiative with Specialist able to Support If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email ruairi.gribbon@DCBOCES.org to share. These meetings will take place from 9am-1pm on the following dates (all Thursdays): 9/30, 10/28, 12/2, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, June TBD. This event will also be posted on the Dutchess BOCES Frontline and 4 CTLE credit hours will be provided for attending each session. Please register on Frontline and a link will be sent out prior to 9/30.

15. Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/28/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm - Thursdays

The Mid-Hudson Regional Partnership Center is excited to introduce our Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting pilot. The intended audience for these collaborative meetings includes Directors of Special Education, Special Education Facilitators, MTSS Coordinators, Special Education Supervisors, and other related roles. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mid-Hudson region to develop consistent understanding and expectations related to special education, as well as provide strategies for sustainable implementation. These meetings will follow a uniform agenda. Each meeting will cover the following topics: -Special Education Specific Professional Development -Professional Development related to MTSS -Updates from SEQA -Worktime for a School Improvement Initiative with Specialist able to Support If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email ruairi.gribbon@DCBOCES.org to share. These meetings will take place from 9am-1pm on the following dates (all Thursdays): 9/30, 10/28, 12/2, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, June TBD. This event will also be posted on the Dutchess BOCES Frontline and 4 CTLE credit hours will be provided for attending each session. Please register on Frontline and a link will be sent out prior to 9/30.

16. Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: K-12

Dates: 5/26/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm - Thursdays

The Mid-Hudson Regional Partnership Center is excited to introduce our Monthly Special Education Leadership Collaborative Meeting pilot. The intended audience for these collaborative meetings includes Directors of Special Education, Special Education Facilitators, MTSS Coordinators, Special Education Supervisors, and other related roles. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mid-Hudson region to develop consistent understanding and expectations related to special education, as well as provide strategies for sustainable implementation. These meetings will follow a uniform agenda. Each meeting will cover the following topics: -Special Education Specific Professional Development -Professional Development related to MTSS -Updates from SEQA -Worktime for a School Improvement Initiative with Specialist able to Support If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email ruairi.gribbon@DCBOCES.org to share. These meetings will take place from 9am-1pm on the following dates (all Thursdays): 9/30, 10/28, 12/2, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, June TBD. This event will also be posted on the Dutchess BOCES Frontline and 4 CTLE credit hours will be provided for attending each session. Please register on Frontline and a link will be sent out prior to 9/30.