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1. Counselors PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Social Workers & Psychologists

Dates: 3/25/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: SMART

COUNSELORS
PLN
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Professional workgroup offers care-givers an opportunity to share and discuss best practices and techniques. | General Topics: RTI, DASA, FBA's, Sharing Community Resources, Anxiety and School Phobias, School Attendance, Social Media Issues | Should there be a delay or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance, please call 255-1402 and dial extension 4000 after 6:30 a.m. for the most current delay or closing information.

2. Coding & Computer Science PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, 3/28/2019, 4:00-7:00 PM

Coding
Computer Science
PLN
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This professional learning network (PLN) supports K-12 teachers who wish to learn about, integrate, and teach coding or computer science topics in any of their instructional settings. Teachers will have an opportunity to exchange ideas on focused topics and receive training on various computer science tools, curricula, and pedagogies, appropriate to all grade levels. Meetings will help teachers develop their own competencies and collaboratively integrate skills into existing units of study. Regular meetings will provide the opportunity for sustained professional growth that can be tailored throughout the year, and foster a support network of fellow teachers. Participants with a diversity of skill levels and experiences create a robust community, so novice learners and experienced teachers are encouraged to attend.

3. G Suite Survival Kit - Google Docs

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2019

Meeting Times: 4pm-5pm

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In this webinar, you will learn how to create and share a Google Document, collaborate using Google Docs, provide feedback with comments and suggest edits in docs, add links to comments, and much more!

4. March High Tech High Meet-Up

Program: Mid-Hudson Leadership Institute

Audience: Current Participants of High Tech High project.

Dates: 3/28/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00

Location: Ulster BOCES

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HTH participants have face time with other teams to discuss project planning & work, share ideas, and stay engaged with the HTH PBL learning community. March will focus on the beginning steps of PBL and best practices for student-driven education. Refreshments and light fare will be served.

Registration is only available to current participants of the High Tech High High Program.

5. SLS - Secondary Librarians Workgroup - Session IV

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Librarians ONLY

Dates: 3/28/2019 to 4/4/2019

Meeting Times: 3/28/2019 - 3:30-5:00; snow date 4/4/2019

Location: Library

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This workgroup will discuss and share lesson planning, books and information with regard to running a Secondary Library. The focus will be on librarians who teach grades 6-12. This fourth session will be hosted by Kara Haggerty and Jude Sillato from Kingston HS.

6. Online Course: Data Privacy in Education (NEW DATES)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/1/2019 to 4/12/2019

Meeting Times: Asynchronous

Student data privacy concerns can create hurdles to expanding access to educational technology and digital innovations. In this course, participants will learn the importance of balancing innovations in learning with privacy and security responsibilities as well as understand the importance of complying with privacy and security requirements.

7. PD for Art & Performing Arts Teachers: O+ Festival Mural Tour

Program: Arts in Education

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2019

Meeting Times: 4-7pm

Location: Kingston Library

O+ Festival will provide teachers with a walking tour of largescale wall murals in Kingston, NY to explore, discuss and consider the role of street art as a reflection of local citizens and human rights issues. The tour will begin in at the Kingston library, and following the tour, we will sit together in one of the library's conference rooms to discuss how this work might be relevant to classroom studies, arts appreciation, and the function of inquiry in arts education.

Location: Kingston Library (55 Franklin St, Kingston NY 12401).

This course is free to subscribing members of CoSer 404 Arts in Education. Non-subscribing districts: $75

8. Session I: Roll Out of the New NYS Science Learning Standards (Grades 6 - 12)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 4/2/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: CCS/E

Join us for minds-on, hands-on learning of the New York State Science Learning Standards! The first in a series of unpacking, understanding and implementing the NYSSLS is designed to guide educators in understanding the history, rational and three dimensions of the NYSSLS. Participants will learn how to read and navigate the standards and understand conceptual shifts. Participants will not only become familiar with the new standards, but experience them in a hands-on learning experience. This workshop will be a prerequisite to all other Major Initiative workshops in this series. Free to subscribing districts of Major Initiatives CoSer 555.012.

9. The NEW New York State P-12 Learning Standards for the Arts: Intro to the Arts Standards for Visual Arts

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2019

Meeting Times: 4-7 PM

As we prepare our students for the future, the skills of creative problem solving and collaboration are of the utmost importance. This workshop will raise awareness of the historical and contemporary components of the new New York State Standards in the Arts and assist you in integrating and implementing them throughout your specific content area and curriculum. The Visual Arts, Media Arts, Music, Dance, and Theater touch our lives each and every day. Let's explore their significance and influence together.

10. How to Use Social Media to Personalize Your Learning

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers, TAs

Dates: 4/3/2019

Meeting Times: April 3, 2019 4-7 PM

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Using social media as a learning network can connect your formal and informal learning, expand your personal network, connect you with inspiring educators and stretch (or start to burst) your filter bubble!

This face-to-face workshop will introduce you to the value of social media and teach you how to curate a network of diverse educators to learn from and share with. Lists of innovative educators, blogs, and sites will be shared from various social media sites. During this session, participants will learn to use the fundamentals of Twitter and Instagram and how to effectively use these platforms to further their professional learning.

This full-day workshop will offer an overview of the New York State Education's document "Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to a Continuum of Well-Being," and will provide Health, PE, and FCS teachers with an opportunity to design lessons aligned with the framework, the NYS Health Education Learning Standards and the Skills-Based Health Education Guidance Document. Lunch will be provided.

12. Understanding the Next Generation Learning Standards: Math (7-12)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/3/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

In this second workshop about the recently approved revised NYS math standards, participants will explore the changes to grade level standards by reviewing the NYSED crosswalk and snapshot documents to identify similarities and differences between the NYS P-12 CCLS for Mathematics and the NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards. Participants will also explore the Next Generation Mathematics Standards document and learn about the numerous features and resources for supporting teachers that are built into the document and how they can be used to inform curriculum and instruction.

13. Family & Consumer Sciences PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences

Dates: 4/4/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM | Each meeting is listed on MLP and must be registered for separately.

Location: Smart Room

Agenda 4:00 - 4:30 - Welcome, introductions, and sharing of best practices 4:30 - 5:30 - Discussion of the new module's content Discussion of theme module that intersects with content Module: Health,Safety, and Wellness Application of Standards: National Standards: 2.0 Consumer and Family Resources 3.0 Consumer Services 5.0 Facilities and Property Management 6.0 Family 7.0 Family and Human Services 8.0 Food Production and Services 11.0 Housing and Interior Design 12.0 Human Development 13.0 Interpersonal Relationships 14.0 Nutrition and Wellness 15.0 Parenting NYS Standards: Standard 1: Personal Health and Fitness Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. Standard 2: A Safe and Healthy Environment. Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Standard 3:Resource Management. Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. Discussion and distribution of posted exemplars of models on SED and supported websites. 5:30 - 7:00 - Discussion of potential instructional strategies, resources, limitations and examining the possibilities of retrofitting existing lesson plans to meet new curriculum standards.

14. G Suite Survival Kit - Google Forms

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/4/2019

Meeting Times: 4pm-5pm

In this webinar, you will learn how to create a Google Form, add/edit different question types, choose a response destination, edit form settings, email Google Form to user, view responses, grade with Google Forms, and much more!

15. HVRBERN Supporting ELLs with Foundational Skills In Math for Grades 8-12

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: All Teachers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Speech Teachers, and Educators of English Language Learners At-Risk for Special Education

Dates: 4/8/2019

Meeting Times: Program - 8:30-3:30 PM

Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together. This workshop with begin with a discussion of key strategies for ELLs’ success in algebra and other upper-grade math courses. Participants will then explore strategies for academic language and mathematics content support for ELLs. They will then develop an understanding of strategies for adapting a relevant mathematics lesson for ELLs. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to apply ELL strategies by adapting a lesson in their own contexts.

Participants will take away hands-on strategies to provide ELLs with academic and mathematics content language support and to adapt mathematics lessons to build the bridge for ELLs from foundational skills to grade level material. Participants are requested to bring a laptop or other device for use during selected activities in the workshop and a lesson plan they have used or will use in their math classes.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

16. Conflict Resolution in the Classroom: Using Active Listening and Perspective-Taking to Move from “Me Against You” to “You and Me Against the Problem”

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Content Area Teachers K-12, Teaching Assistants, and School Administrators

Dates: 4/9/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

Location: IS Lab

In any classroom or school environment, conflict will arise. When this happens, how might we help students slow down, manage their emotions, listen to one another’s point of view, and collaborate to resolve the conflict? How might we use these same strategies to manage conflict between students and ourselves, or conflicts among colleagues? In offering a step-by-step framework for navigating and resolving conflict, this workshop provides practical support for social and emotional well-being and academic collaboration in the classroom.

Participants will learn strategies for teaching and practicing conflict resolution, including self-regulation, active listening, paraphrasing, perspective-taking, and problem-solving.

17. Technology, Literacy, and the Secondary ENL Classroom

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/9/2019 to 5/29/2019

Meeting Times: April 9, 2019 and May 29, 2019 4-7 PM

In this two-part workshop, we will explore a variety of technology tools that can be used to support English Language Learners (ELLs) to develop literacy skills, build background knowledge and strengthen the future-ready skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. Technology tools can be especially helpful for SIFE (Students with Interrupted Formal Education) students. A hands-on "sandbox" time will allow participants to explore and create with the tools demonstrated. In our second meeting in June, we'll share which tools we tried and how it went.
ENL/General Education co-teaching teams are encouraged to sign up together.

18. Webinar: #OneNewThing April Session A - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 4/9/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

19. Webinar: Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Dates: 4/9/2019

Meeting Times: 4-5 PM

Location: ONLINE

What does digital citizenship look like in the artificially intelligent online space? How do we prepare ourselves and our students for this radical shift in the digital landscape? In this session, we will explore the possibilities presented by the emerging field of AI and its implications for the 21st-century student.

20. Achieving Their Goals: Tips and Tools for Effective IEP Progress Monitoring

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Dates: 4/10/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

This workshop will provide a detailed look at how progress monitoring is used to make informed decisions about the effectiveness of instruction, interventions and program decisions for students with disabilities. Special educators and related service providers will review how the IEP measures progress and explore and practice with a variety of assessment strategies and data collection tools. Participants will develop a progress monitoring plan, create a graphic display of student data and connect data to instructional decisions.

21. SLS - Educator Lab - High School to College Transition Series: Research Proficiency

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 4/10/2019

Meeting Times: 4/10/2019 | 9 AM - 3:30 PM at Mount Saint Mary College - Kaplan Family Library

Location: Mount Saint Mary College - Kaplan Family Library

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition 4-part series. In this session participants will learn what college professors expect incoming first-year students to know about research and citations. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual workshop. 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-2019.

PRESENTERS:
Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College
Sharon Fetters, Saint Thomas Aquinas College
Ellie Horowitz, Dominican Colleg
Jen Park, Mount Saint Mary College Saint Mary College

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Gain a better understanding of how to use library databases, catalogs, and lesser-known but vital research tools
- Identify the important information contained within a research assignment
- Utilize strategies for narrowing down broad topics
- Gain familiarity with productivity tools for managing citations
- Identify research tools that go beyond internet searches
- Identify the variety of resources available in a college library
- Apply what they learned at their school’s library

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Developing a Research Question
- Academic Library Resources
- High School vs. College Assignments
- Citation Tools

Click here to register

22. Webinar: #OneNewThing April Session B - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 4/10/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

23. G Suite Survival Kit - Google Sheets

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/11/2019

Meeting Times: 4pm-5pm

In this webinar, you will learn how to create a Google Sheet, spreadshhet vocabulary, format cells, use formulas and functions including Sum, Average, Count, Sort numbers, text or dates, copy and paste a chart to Google Docs or Slides and more!

24. Webinar: #OneNewThing April Session C - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 4/11/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

25. Next Generation Learning Standards Are on the Way: ELA (6-12)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators & Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/23/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

Location: IS Lab

With the recent adoption of the Next Generation Learning Standards by the Board of Regents, this awareness workshop will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the forthcoming key changes in the 6-12 ELA standards. Participants will review the implementation timeline, examine the revised standards, and discuss supporting documents.

26. Sailing Aboard the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Program: Environmental Education

Audience: All Teachers

Dates: 4/23/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Location: Aboard the Sloop Clearwater (40 Rondout Landing, K

Set sail on a voyage of discovery aboard the historic sailing vessel Clearwater. The environmental tall ship of America is offering hands-on professional development opportunities for teachers out on the mighty Hudson River. Participants will help set the sails, steer the ship, and navigate 100-foot boat. Teachers will explore this sailing platform for scientific and historic inquiry with water quality tests, fishing, live species identification, zooplankton examination with microscopes, and study of local climate change impacts. Clearwater's professional education staff will introduce teachers to the historical context for the environmental movement in the Hudson Valley, demonstrate lessons that bring the history of people on the river alive, and highlight how their students can participate in our future environmental legacy.
Location: Aboard the Sloop Clearwater, 40 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY.

This course is free to subscribing members of CoSer 404 Arts in Education. Non-subscribing districts: $75

27. Understanding the Next Generation Learning Standards: Math (K-6)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/24/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

In this second workshop about the recently approved revised NYS math standards, participants will explore the changes to grade level standards by reviewing the NYSED crosswalk and snapshot documents to identify similarities and differences between the NYS P-12 CCLS for Mathematics and the NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards. Participants will also explore the Next Generation Mathematics Standards document and learn about the numerous features and resources for supporting teachers that are built into the document and how they can be used to inform curriculum and instruction.

28. Coding & Computer Science PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/25/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, 4/25/2019, 4:00-7:00 PM

Coding
Computer Science
PLN
This professional learning network (PLN) supports K-12 teachers who wish to learn about, integrate, and teach coding or computer science topics in any of their instructional settings. Teachers will have an opportunity to exchange ideas on focused topics and receive training on various computer science tools, curricula, and pedagogies, appropriate to all grade levels. Meetings will help teachers develop their own competencies and collaboratively integrate skills into existing units of study. Regular meetings will provide the opportunity for sustained professional growth that can be tailored throughout the year, and foster a support network of fellow teachers. Participants with a diversity of skill levels and experiences create a robust community, so novice learners and experienced teachers are encouraged to attend.

29. Science Leaders PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Administrators, Lead Teachers

Dates: 4/25/2019

Meeting Times: 4/25/2019, 4:00-7:00 PM

PLN
Science

Interested in understanding the new science needs and approaches in science education? The Science Leaders’ PLN is designed for participating administrators and curriculum leaders to gather, discuss, and understand current and emerging issues in science education as they relate to the new New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) and guidelines in your district and/or building.

The facilitator will foster conversations among a cohort of science leaders and provide resources that participants can use for in-house PD for their districts.

We will:



• Delve into the new P-12 NYSSLS,



• Explore/discuss implementation strategies,



• Support school and district leaders stay current science instructional practices,



• and unpack, understand, and plan for implementation of the recently adopted New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).

Science leaders will be given the time, space, and forum to ask questions and learn how to best support the educational practices demanded by the new NYSSLS.

Meeting agendas will be participant-driven, and participants will be contacted in advance for input towards meetings’ discussion topics and PD needs Continued updates on the NYSSLS will be shared as we receive them from NYSED.

30. Counselors PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Social Workers & Psychologists

Dates: 4/29/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: SMART

COUNSELORS
PLN
Professional workgroup offers care-givers an opportunity to share and discuss best practices and techniques. | General Topics: RTI, DASA, FBA's, Sharing Community Resources, Anxiety and School Phobias, School Attendance, Social Media Issues | Should there be a delay or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance, please call 255-1402 and dial extension 4000 after 6:30 a.m. for the most current delay or closing information.

31. Creating Digital Portfolios using OneNote

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/29/2019

Meeting Times: 4-6 PM

Are you looking for an easy way to have your students create engaging portfolios that showcase their work while leveraging a powerful digital tool? Come join us as we learn how to use OneNote to create and share professional digital portfolios. After this session, participants will be able to use OneNote to store and showcase student work and use OneNote Classroom management tools to streamline workflow.

32. Online Course: Learning Creative Learning

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/29/2019 to 6/14/2019

Meeting Times: Asynchronous

In this online course, originally created by the MIT Media Lab, participants will be introduced to ideas and strategies for supporting creative learning while applying creative learning tools (including Scratch) and approaches from the MIT Media Lab. Participants will engage in a series of projects, discussion forums, and reflections. Learning Creative Learning is organized around the core themes of projects, passion, peers, and play.

33. Next Generation Learning Standards Are on the Way: ELA (K-6)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/30/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

With the recent adoption of the Next Generation Learning Standards by the Board of Regents, this awareness workshop will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the forthcoming key changes in the K-6 ELA standards. Participants will review the implementation timeline, examine the revised standards, and discuss supporting documents.

34. Executive Function Classroom Strategies for Grades K-5

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: K-5 Educators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/1/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: CCN, CCW

This workshop is designed for K-5 educational staff who have attended a previous executive function workshop or who have a solid understanding of executive function definitions and can identify areas of concern. Participants in this workshop will explore specific classroom strategies to support and strengthen fundamental executive function skills including planning, organization, working memory, self monitoring, emotional self regulation and flexibility. Participants will develop a classroom plan for implementing one or more strategies.

35. Microsoft Excel in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/2/2019

Meeting Times: 4pm - 7pm

Join us for an interactive session to learn how to use Microsoft Excel in the classroom. In this session you will learn how to write formulas, calculate averages, transpose data, sort data, filter data, use conditional formatting and more.

36. Webinar: Office 365 for Education-Spring Update

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Dates: 5/6/2019

Meeting Times: 4-5 PM

Location: ONLINE

Wait List
Microsoft Office 365 for Education contains a series of online tools that are constantly being adapted for teacher and student needs. Come join us as we take a look at the updated features added this year. At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to increase their class workflow by identifying and using the updated educational tools in Office 365.

37. Rewarding Conversations: Protocols for Co-teachers

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Dates: 5/7/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

As co-teachers, you probably have some regular discussion protocols for your students. How can you add to your toolbox of protocols? How might you revisit some of the protocols you already have in place? What are the advantages of regular protocols that incorporate movement? In this workshop, we will experience and view videos of discussion protocols in action and share our favorite protocols with others. You are highly encouraged to sign up with your co-teaching partner and/or aide/assistant. (ENL and/or Special Education)
Continue minds-on, hands-on learning with the NYSSLS. Participants will go deeper in unpacking the the science and engineering practices, their implications for the classroom and 3D learning. We will explore the question, "Why do the practices matter?" and "now what?" It is highly recommended that Session I: Roll Out of the New NYS Science Learning Standards is taken prior to taking Session II.

39. Webinar: #OneNewThing May Session A - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 5/7/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

40. SLS - Educator Lab - High School to College Transition Series: Information Literacy

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 5/8/2019

Meeting Times: 5/8/2019 | 9 AM - 3:30 PM at Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

Location: SNYLRC

his workshop is part of our high school to college transition 4-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. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual workshop. 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-2019.

PRESENTERS:
Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Ellie Horowitz, Dominican College
Gina Shelton, Dominican College

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

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Best Practices for Copyright
- Wikipedia as Research Tool
- ACRL and ESIFC Frameworks
- Google and Wikipedia
- Website Evaluation
- Plagiarism and Citing Sources

Click here to register

41. Webinar: #OneNewThing May Session B - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 5/8/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

42. Family & Consumer Sciences PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences

Dates: 5/9/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM | Each meeting is listed on MLP and must be registered for separately.

Location: Smart Room

Agenda 4:00 - 4:30 - Welcome, introductions, and sharing of best practices 4:30 - 5:30 - Discussion of the new module's content Discussion of theme module that intersects with content Module:Problem Solving and Innovation Application of Standards: National Standards: 1.0 Career, Community and Family Connections 3.0 Consumer Services 5.0 Facilities and Property Management 8.0 Food Production and Services 9.0 Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition 10.0 Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation 11.0 Housing and Interior Design 14.0 Nutrition and Wellness 16.0 Textiles, Fashion and Apparel NYS Standards: Standard 1: Personal Health and Fitness Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. Standard 2: A Safe and Healthy Environment. Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Standard 3:Resource Management. Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. Discussion and distribution of posted exemplars of models on SED and supported websites. 5:30 - 7:00 - Discussion of potential instructional strategies, resources, limitations and examining the possibilities of retrofitting existing lesson plans to meet new curriculum standards.

43. Webinar: #OneNewThing May Session C - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 5/9/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

44. SLS - Council Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: School Library System Council Members

Dates: 5/10/2019

Meeting Times: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Smart Room - IS

Regular Meeting

45. Create Digital Portfolios with Google Sites

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/13/2019

Meeting Times: 4-7 PM

Google Sites provide an excellent way for teachers or students to create digital portfolios that can be used to compile a record of learning over time, encourage self- reflection, and provide a venue for students to showcase their academic and extracurricular accomplishments. During this session, participants will use Google Sites and Google Docs to create a sample digital portfolio.
Participants must have a school-issued Google account to participate in this course.

46. Next Generation Learning Standards Are on the Way: ELA (K-6)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/13/2019

Meeting Times: 12:00:00 PM-3:00:00 PM

With the recent adoption of the Next Generation Learning Standards by the Board of Regents, this awareness workshop will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the forthcoming key changes in the K-6 ELA standards. Participants will review the implementation timeline, examine the revised standards, and discuss supporting documents. Lunch will not be provided.

47. Student Support Services Session

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Social Workers, Counselors and School Psychologists

Dates: 5/13/2019

Meeting Times: May 13, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - 12;00 p.m.

New
This session will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss the most recent GLSEN school climate survey, and overview of sex trafficking, and current issues for school social workers, counselors and school psychologists.

48. Building Systems that Help Grow and Scale Initiatives

Program: Mid-Hudson Leadership Institute

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 5/14/2019

Meeting Times: 8:30 - 3:30

This one-day professional learning program, specifically designed for school and district leaders, focuses on what it means to have a school improvement system to fully implement, sustain and scale initiatives. This is a hands-on session that is especially well suited for school and/or district teams who are ready to prioritize and align their initiatives to deepen their coherence.

Participants will develop their own school improvement system by:
-exploring school systems through the lens of processes, structures, and practices
-visualizing, drafting, and revising an improvement system
-sharing and getting feedback on their drafts to deepen their understanding of their own and other improvement system

49. Social Studies 6-12: Supporting Student Success on the NEW Social Studies Regent's Exams

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Social Studies Teachers & Administrators Grades 6-12

Dates: 5/14/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

This workshop for secondary educators will review the content and instructional demands of the Social Studies Framework. We will discuss what fulfillment of the Social Studies Practices can look like by grade level as well as changes in assessment. Our work will center around potential changes needed to curriculum and assessment as districts move from the Transition Global 10 Regents exam to the New Global History and Geography II Regents exam and from the current U.S. History Regents exam to the New U.S. History Regents exam.

50. Learn it Today; Use it Tomorrow: Canva

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 5/15/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Learn It Today, Use It Tomorrow is an enhanced webinar where attendees participate in a 1.5-hour webinar and then solidify their learning by completing a task using the presented tool.

Canva is a free graphic design web-based software you can use to create icons, logos, newsletters, classroom materials, infographics, invitations and more! Participants will learn to use this software: how to create something from scratch and edit a template, modify it, share it and print it! Ideas on how to use it with your students will also be shared.

This webinar is 1.5 hours long and will teach participants to use Canva. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation. You will be required to complete several tasks on a Canva of your own and submit it by Friday, May 31st to receive the 2 credits for this course. Incomplete activities will result in no credit awarded.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

51. SLS - Educator Lab - High School to College Transition Series: Online Privacy and Security + Review

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 5/15/2019

Meeting Times: 5/15/2019 | 9 AM - 3:30 PM at Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

Location: SNYLRC

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition 4-part series. Keeping yourself safe online and securing your private data is a matter of practice. Learn how information travels on the internet and how to instill the value of privacy in your students. There will be time to review concepts from the previous days. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual workshop. 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-2019.

PRESENTERS:
Denise Garofalo, Mount Saint Mary College
Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

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

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- How Information Travels on the Internet
- Advanced Google
- How to Avoid Online Scams
- Teaching the Value of Privacy

Click here to register

52. Data Work Group

Program: Educational Data Analysis Support [Extension]

Audience: K-12 Educators, administrators and STAR/Data Coordinators

Dates: 5/16/2019

Meeting Times: May 16, 2019, 1 pm - 4 pm

Topic to be determined

53. Artificial Intelligence in Education

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/20/2019

Meeting Times: 4-6 PM

With the increase of personal digital AI, is there a way that we can leverage these tools in our classrooms to increase student performance while decreasing our workload? In this workshop, participants will learn about the use and basic programming of AI assistants. Participants will also identify and develop ways to add AI into their current class environments.

54. Counselors PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Social Workers & Psychologists

Dates: 5/20/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: SMART

COUNSELORS
PLN
Professional workgroup offers care-givers an opportunity to share and discuss best practices and techniques. | General Topics: RTI, DASA, FBA's, Sharing Community Resources, Anxiety and School Phobias, School Attendance, Social Media Issues | Should there be a delay or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance, please call 255-1402 and dial extension 4000 after 6:30 a.m. for the most current delay or closing information.

55. Woodstock Artists Association and Museum Hands-On Learning Through the Arts

Program: Arts in Education

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/21/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Location: WAAM (28 Tinker St, Woodstock)

Beth Humphrey, Education Curator at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum will share their hands-on approach to bridging art, artists, community and themes in classroom teaching and learning. Taking place at WAAM, this program will support K-12th grade arts teachers and classroom teachers to integrate the arts into classroom instruction or support theme based instruction in art classrooms.
Location: Woodstock Artists Association and Museum (28 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY 12498).

This course is free to subscribing members of CoSer 404 Arts in Education. Non-subscribing districts: $75

56. Coding & Computer Science PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/23/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, 5/23/2019, 4:00-7:00 PM

Coding
Computer Science
PLN
This professional learning network (PLN) supports K-12 teachers who wish to learn about, integrate, and teach coding or computer science topics in any of their instructional settings. Teachers will have an opportunity to exchange ideas on focused topics and receive training on various computer science tools, curricula, and pedagogies, appropriate to all grade levels. Meetings will help teachers develop their own competencies and collaboratively integrate skills into existing units of study. Regular meetings will provide the opportunity for sustained professional growth that can be tailored throughout the year, and foster a support network of fellow teachers. Participants with a diversity of skill levels and experiences create a robust community, so novice learners and experienced teachers are encouraged to attend.

57. Health Teachers PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Health Teachers

Dates: 5/23/2019

Meeting Times: 4-7 PM

Location: CCS/E

A professional learning community for Health teachers to discuss ideas, issues and concerns relevant to health education. Meeting dates and times of sessions are listed on My Learning Plan and each session must be registered for separately. For information on delays or cancellations, please call (845) 255-1402 and dial extension 4000 after 6:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

58. Science Leaders PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Administrators, Lead Teachers

Dates: 5/23/2019

Meeting Times: 5/23/2019, 4-7 PM

PLN
Science

Interested in understanding the new science needs and approaches in science education? The Science Leaders’ PLN is designed for participating administrators and curriculum leaders to gather, discuss, and understand current and emerging issues in science education as they relate to the new New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) and guidelines in your district and/or building.

The facilitator will foster conversations among a cohort of science leaders and provide resources that participants can use for in-house PD for their districts.

We will:

• Delve into the new P-12 NYSSLS,

• Explore/discuss implementation strategies,

• Support school and district leaders stay current science instructional practices,

• and unpack, understand, and plan for implementation of the recently adopted New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).

Science leaders will be given the time, space, and forum to ask questions and learn how to best support the educational practices demanded by the new NYSSLS.

Meeting agendas will be participant-driven, and participants will be contacted in advance for input towards meetings’ discussion topics and PD needs Continued updates on the NYSSLS will be shared as we receive them from NYSED.

59. Session III: Going Deeper with the Crosscutting Concepts of the New New York State Science Learning Standards (Grades 6 - 8)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Science Educators, Administrators and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/28/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Continue minds-on, hands-on learning with the NYSSLS. Participants will go deeper in unpacking the crosscutting concepts, their implications for the classroom and 3D learning. We will explore the questions: “What are the repeating themes in the science classroom that resonate both within and throughout grade levels?” and “How can I get my students to think more deeply about observable phenomena and enable them to improve their questioning?” It is highly recommended that Session I: Roll Out of the New NYS Science Learning Standards is taken prior to taking Session III.

60. The How of Math: Teaching with the Math Practice Standards

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/29/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: CCN/W

The New York State math content standards specify what math skills and knowledge students should learn at each grade level, but what are the mathematical ways of thinking and habits of mind that students should develop so that they can use math effectively throughout their education and in their lives? This workshop aims to help teachers better understand the New York State Standards for Mathematical Practice and how to incorporate them into math lessons and decisions about instruction and curriculum. Participants will learn about the origins of the math practice standards, how they relate to different aspects of teaching math and what they look like across grade levels. They will also engage in math tasks that provide opportunities for demonstrating math practice standards and writing learning goals and success criteria for them. Participants will receive resources to assist in planning lessons with and documents that relate best teaching practices to the math practice standards.

61. Rumble in the Valley- Vex IQ Robotics Scrimmage (NEW DATE)

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: Educators who attended the event on February 8

Dates: 5/31/2019

Meeting Times: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Are you ready to put your Vex IQ robots to the test? Come join us for the first ever Ulster BOCES Vex IQ Robotics scrimmage. At this event, teams of students will complete the 2018 -2019 VEX IQ Next Level Challenge. This scrimmage is meant to be a learning and collaborative opportunity for teams hoping to compete in future VEX IQ competitions. Teams may include a maximum of 4 students.
SNOW DATE: May 10

This event is only open to educators who attended the Are You Ready to Rumble?- Vex IQ Robotics Competition Training on February 8

62. Webinar: Learn it Today, Use it Tomorrow; Kahoot

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Dates: 6/3/2019

Meeting Times: 4-5:30 PM

Location: ONLINE

Looking for a fun and engaging way to gauge your students understanding of course content? Come join us as we take a tour of the free online tool, Kahoot. After this webinar, participants will be able to create and use a Kahoot game quiz with their students.

63. Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About Special Ed

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: K-12 Educators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/5/2019

Meeting Times: 4:30-6:30 PM

All teachers and TA's teach and support students with disabilities, but the world of special education can be challenging to navigate. All teachers and TA's need to understand the basics of special education and their roles in the process. Teachers and TA’s will gain an understanding of special education laws, the nuts and bolts of the IEP and the IEP process and modifications and accommodations in order to promote the inclusion and success of students with disabilities.

64. Webinar: Learn It Today; Use it Tomorrow: Book Creator

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 6/5/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Learn It Today, Use It Tomorrow is an enhanced webinar where attendees participate in a 1.5-hour webinar and then solidify their learning by completing a task using the presented tool.

Book Creator is a web-based app for creating online books with options to embed content like images, drawings, videos, audio, GIFs and more! Easy enough for kindergarteners to learn with sophisticated options to engage older students, Book Creator has a lot of potential for your classroom. Participants will learn the features of this app, how to create a book and a library, how to share books and more.

This webinar is 1.5 hours long and will teach participants to use Book Creator. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation. You will be required to complete several tasks on a Book Creator project of your own and submit it by Friday, June 14th to receive the 2 credits for this course. Incomplete activities will result in no credit awarded.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

65. ENL Teachers PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: ENL Educators

Dates: 6/6/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

Location: IS-Lab

The purpose of the ENL Professional Learning Network (PLN) is to promote communication and collaboration between ENL teachers across districts. This PLN is for ENL teachers only. In our agenda, we share announcements, book recommendations, resources and strategies and collaborate to share, create and/or give each other collegial feedback on documents that will be useful for all. Monthly topics such as meeting the needs of emerging students, working with SIFE students, sharing instructional practices and collaborating with co-teachers may be addressed. Teachers may be asked to come prepared with examples to share.

66. Family & Consumer Sciences PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences

Dates: 6/6/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM | Each meeting is listed on MLP and must be registered for separately.

Location: Smart Room

Agenda 4:00 - 4:30 - Welcome, introductions, and sharing of best practices 4:30 - 5:30 - Discussion of the new module's content Discussion of theme module that intersects with content Module: Sustainability Application of Standards: National Standards: 2.0 Consumer and Family Resources 3.0 Consumer Services 5.0 Facilities and Property Management 8.0 Food Production and Services 9.0 Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition 10.0 Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation 11.0 Housing and Interior Design 14.0 Nutrition and Wellness 16.0 Textiles, Fashion and Apparel NYS Standards: Standard 1: Personal Health and Fitness Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. Standard 2: A Safe and Healthy Environment. Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Standard 3:Resource Management. Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. Discussion and distribution of posted exemplars of models on SED and supported websites. 5:30 - 7:00 - Discussion of potential instructional strategies, resources, limitations and examining the possibilities of retrofitting existing lesson plans to meet new curriculum standards.

67. Counselors PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Social Workers & Psychologists

Dates: 6/10/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: SMART

COUNSELORS
PLN
Professional workgroup offers care-givers an opportunity to share and discuss best practices and techniques. | General Topics: RTI, DASA, FBA's, Sharing Community Resources, Anxiety and School Phobias, School Attendance, Social Media Issues | Should there be a delay or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstance, please call 255-1402 and dial extension 4000 after 6:30 a.m. for the most current delay or closing information.

68. Session III: Going Deeper with the Crosscutting Concepts of the New New York State Science Learning Standards (Grades 6 - 8)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Science Educators, Administrators and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/11/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00-7:00 PM

Continue minds-on, hands-on learning with the NYSSLS. Participants will go deeper in unpacking the crosscutting concepts, their implications for the classroom and 3D learning. We will explore the questions: “What are the repeating themes in the science classroom that resonate both within and throughout grade levels?” and “How can I get my students to think more deeply about observable phenomena and enable them to improve their questioning?” It is highly recommended that Session I: Roll Out of the New NYS Science Learning Standards is taken prior to taking Session III.

69. Webinar: #OneNewThing June Session A - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 6/11/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

Wait List

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

70. Are You Listening To Me?: Teaching Active Listening to Support Academic Achievement and Social-Emotional Well-being in Cooperative Groups

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, & Teaching Assistants.

Dates: 6/12/2019

Meeting Times: 4:00:00 PM-7:00:00 PM

Most of us have asked or been asked the question, “Are you listening to me?” but how often do we stop to break down the component parts of what listening actually looks, sounds, and feels like? This workshop breaks listening into concrete, specific skills that can be taught, practiced, and strengthened to support social and emotional well-being in the classroom and to improve communication, planning, and academic outcomes in cooperative groupings across grade levels and subject areas.

Participants will learn strategies for teaching active listening, including self-regulation, body language, paraphrasing, and asking questions.

71. Webinar: #OneNewThing June Session B - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 6/12/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

72. Webinar: #OneNewThing June Session C - Simple Ways to Increase Your Classroom Technology

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: K-12 Educators, TAs

Dates: 6/13/2019

Meeting Times: 5-6:30 PM

This webinar has NEW content every month! Due to limited space, there will be 3 sessions (A, B & C) of the same webinar offered each month. Please ONLY sign up for 1 session each month.

In this monthly webinar, we will present research-based best practices for incorporating technology into your classroom. These sessions will cover the latest in educational technology, updates to current technologies, cutting-edge ideas, and quick tips to make your technology work for you. A maximum of five new things will be presented with ideas on how to incorporate them for various content areas and grade levels. You will walk away with at least #onenewthing to use in your classroom whether your district uses Microsoft, Google or Apple or is high tech or low tech, there will be something for you. Challenge yourself while building your confidence with educational technology.

Taking the webinar on a tablet or phone inhibits your ability to actively participate. We prefer you join us from a laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer so you can interact fully with the presentation.

73. Coding & Computer Science PLN

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 6/27/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, 6/27/2019, 4:00-7:00 PM

Coding
Computer Science
PLN
This professional learning network (PLN) supports K-12 teachers who wish to learn about, integrate, and teach coding or computer science topics in any of their instructional settings. Teachers will have an opportunity to exchange ideas on focused topics and receive training on various computer science tools, curricula, and pedagogies, appropriate to all grade levels. Meetings will help teachers develop their own competencies and collaboratively integrate skills into existing units of study. Regular meetings will provide the opportunity for sustained professional growth that can be tailored throughout the year, and foster a support network of fellow teachers. Participants with a diversity of skill levels and experiences create a robust community, so novice learners and experienced teachers are encouraged to attend.

74. Teaching Food and Nutrition for All

Program: Teachers College

Audience: K-12 teachers in English language arts, social studies, science or special education classrooms | School principals, professional development personnel, and administrators Speech and language pathologists

Dates: 7/8/2019 to 7/26/2019

Meeting Times: The course starts on July 8and runs until July 26

What is Teaching Food & Nutrition for All? This course explores why education about food and nutrition is essential for today's students, who will become tomorrow's adults facing crucial decisions about how we produce and consume food in our changing world. We review enough "nutrition 101" to help you feel comfortable teaching nutrition. Throughout this course, we demonstrate activities, share resources, and provide curricula for education about food, which can take many forms: school gardens, cooking, science, health, literacy, art, field trips, cafeteria tastings, and more. This course ends with step-by-step guidance for creating your own food and nutrition education plan. Taught by Pam Koch, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy Research Associate Professor, Program in Nutrition, Dept. of Health & Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University.

The total course fee, $473 is eligible for BOCES Aid Registration closes at 4 pm EST on July 3. Attendees taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements. Participants receive 2 CEUs OR 20 clock hours OR 20 CTLEs (applicable only to NYS residents). Attendees taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements. Participants receive 2.4 CEUs OR 24 clock hours OR 24 CTLEs.

Cancellation Policy: A full (100%) refund will be given if a written request to withdraw is received by Ulster BOCES at least 30 days prior to the first scheduled session. If the cancellation is reported within 30 days or fewer before the program starts, only 50% of the total charges will be credited. Registrants who wish to withdraw on or after the start date will not receive any reduction of charges. Failure to attend not cancel prior to the event will be liable for full charges. Cancelation requests should be sent to echapman@ulsterboces.or

75. Teaching Reading to Struggling Students-Teachers College

Program: Teachers College

Audience: K-12 teachers in English language arts, social studies, science or special education classrooms | School principals, professional development personnel, and administrators Speech and language pathologists

Dates: 7/8/2019 to 7/28/2019

Meeting Times: Course starts on July 8and runs until July 28

Improve the reading skills of struggling students K-12 regardless of your role or the subject you teach. Modules focus on reading difficulties and dyslexia; reading processes in English language learners; and instructional techniques for struggling readers. The instructors are Delores Perin, Professor of Psychology and Education and Chair in the Health and Behavior Studies Department; Susan Masullo, Lecturer and Director of the Literacy Practicums in TC’s Reading Specialist Program.

Note: For the best learning outcomes, aim to complete 1 module per week and expect to commit 6-7 hours per week. There is no partial credit for partial participation in the program. All assignments are due on the last Sunday of the program at 11:59 PM EST.

Registration Fee: $595 + 10% BOCES Administration Fee. The total course fee, $655 is eligible for BOCES Aid Registration closes at 4 pm EST on 10/25/2019. Attendees taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements. Participants receive 2 CEUs OR 20 clock hours OR 20 CTLEs (applicable only to NYS residents)." Attendees taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements. Participants receive 2 CEUs OR 20 clock hours OR 20 CTLEs.

Cancellation Policy: A full (100%) refund will be given if a written request to withdraw is received by Ulster BOCES at least 30 days prior to the first scheduled session. Given the demand for this program and the work entailed in its preparation, if the cancellation is reported within 30 days or fewer before the program starts, only 50% of the total charges will be credited. Registrants who wish to withdraw on or after the start date will not receive any reduction of charges. Failure to attend not cancel prior to the event will be liable for full charges. Cancelation requests should be sent to echapman@ulsterboces.org.

76. Frontline Education Professional Learning Management (formerly MyLearningPlan) Certification Training

Program: Model Schools/Instructional Technology

Audience: MLP Administrators & Support

Dates: 7/31/2019 to 8/1/2019

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30 Lunch will be provided

Districts and BOCES’ from Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties are invited to a two-day certification course.

The Professional Learning Management System (PLMS) certification training will address the finer points of managing users, unpacking and adjusting additional system rights based on organization need, proactively managing approvals, using available tools and reports to track professional development and how to support and engage learners and approvers in the process. Participants will get hands-on experience in the system and have opportunities to ask questions, share challenges and successes, and apply their learning in their own organizations.

The cost is $695 payable directly to Frontline. You must also register with Frontline at http://www.cvent.com/d/7bqflj