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1. The Principal: Surviving and Thriving

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Principals, Asst. Principals, those studying to be a building leader

Dates: 7/23/2019 to 8/13/2019

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Want to be a better leader? Want to be a more effective school administrator? New to administration? Meet Andrew Marotta!

In this six hour workshop, Andrew will invigorate you, challenge you, and inspire you. He will share stories, tips, hacks, and experiences from his book: The Principal: Surviving & Thriving. This high energy, enthusiastic presentation will be interactive, reflective, and purposeful you, to help you in your role as a school administrator. No one promised you that the job would be easy; but Andrew will help you make it easy, fun and rewarding.

In these 2 three hour sessions, Andrew will focus on: the power of storytelling, having more energy & enthusiasm, providing meaningful feedback, and how to better take care of your own well being, while doing your best to serve others.

Andrew Marotta is the High School Principal of Port Jervis HS and has served in this role for the last 7 years. He was the Assistant Principal for the prior 7 years. He is a husband, father, college basketball official, speaker, & author.

Learn more at www.andrewmarotta.com & through his blog & podcast: Education Leadership & Beyond found on facebook, linkedin, twitter @andrewmarotta21, and instagram.

#ELB #survivethrive

Participants will receive a copy of the book to discuss and use during the presentation.

2. Undoing Racism - The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, Social Workers, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors

Dates: 7/24/2019 to 7/26/2019

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Antiracism training for anyone. All are welcomed!

*Are you challenged by how to deal with race issues in your practice, institution, organization, department, business or in the classroom?

*Are you concerned about the impact of racism in our village, town, county and state?


We invite you to be part of our movement to advance institutional change for racial equity. Workshop participants will engage in a comprehensive exploration of how racism shapes American institutions, often without our conscious understanding that it is doing so. Participants should be individuals in positions to take knowledge gained in the workshop back to their colleagues, institutions and wider communities. The goal is to foster local work groups that will continue the conversation and work toward institutional change.

This unique 2 1/2 day workshop is offered by the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond, a national, multiracial, anti-racist network from New Orleans, LA, dedicated to ending racism and other forms of institutional oppression.

Graduates of the workshop say that the workshop helps them deal with both cultural competence and racial dynamics in the families, communities and in practice.

The People's Institute analysis moves beyond a focus on the symptoms of racism to an understanding of what it is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone. The workshop stresses learning from history, developing leadership, maintaining accountability to communities of color, creating networks, undoing internalized oppression, and understanding the role of organizational gatekeeping in perpetuating racism.

This program is approved for 16 CE Credit Hours for LCSWS/LMSWS, LCATS, LMHCS and LMFTS. If you wish to receive CEUs, you must also, click here to provide information needed for a CEU certificate here Lunch will be provided on the full days.

3. ****ONLINE****IDENTIFICATION & REPORTING OF CHILD ABUSE & MALTREATMENT - THIS IS AN ON LINE COURSE AND FOR REGISTRATION PURPOSES

Program: SAVE and Child Abuse Awareness

Audience: Classroom teachers, teaching assts, educ in adm/supv service, coaches, persons NY State cert/license

Dates: 7/31/2019

Candidates applying for New York State certification/license, in New York State, must complete two hours of course work in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment in accordance with Education Law. Rockland BOCES is providing a two-hour certification online course in to meet this requirement. A certificate will be issued to participants at the completion of each of this course.

Participants register thru MyLearningPlan. Upon receipt of payment, each registrant will receive an online account.

Usernames, enrollment password for the course, and link to the course are then emailed to the student.

Students will receive certificates within five days of completion of course requirements.

4. S.A.V.E. Online Class

Program: SAVE and Child Abuse Awareness

Audience: Classroom teachers, teaching assts, educ in adm/supv service, coaches, persons NY State cert/license

Dates: 7/31/2019

Candidates applying for a New York State certification/license, in New York State, must complete two hours of course work in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, and/or school violence prevention (Schools Against Violence in Education) in accordance with Education Law. Rockland BOCES is providing two-hour certification courses in both areas to meet this requirement. A certificate will be issued to participants at the completion each of these courses.

5. Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Training

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 8/1/2019 to 8/2/2019

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Join us for a *FREE* TF-CBT training.

TF-CBT (Cohen et al., 2006) is an intervention that was developed for traumatized children with PTSD and their non-offending caregivers.Treatment is divided into three phases: coping skills trauma narrative, and conjoint sessions to share the narrative and develop ongoing safety plans. Treatment is designed to reduce trauma-related mental health problems, including children's PTSD, depression, and externalizing behavior problems. Training will be led by Dr. Elissa Brown, Ph.D., Executive Director, Child HELP Partnership and Professor of Psychology, St. John's University

Participants must be Master's level or above who currently provide therapy to children, adolescents and their families in Rockland County.

Important Note: Online TF-CBT training must be completed prior to training date. Once registered, you will receive a log on to complete this training. Click here for flier. .

6. Texas Instruments T3 Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC) - High School Mathematics Using the TI-84 Plus Family

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: High school mathematics educators looking to receive in-depth technology, pedagogy, and leadership training with the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator over an extended period of time.

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 8/14/2019

Each T3 TLC program focuses on technology integration, content knowledge, building a professional learning community and teaching adults. Successful TLC participants will be able to mentor others and support ongoing professional development plans.

During this nine day workshop, participants will hone skills taken from training and classroom experience, and present lessons to colleagues and the T3 instructor for professional critique.

Successful TLC participants will be able to mentor others and support ongoing professional development plans.

T3 TLC programs equip a core group of educators with the tools to mentor their colleagues.

Technology:TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition, TI-SmartView™ emulator software, TI Connect™ software, CBR 2™ motion sensor, Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor

Overview: This workshop focuses on appropriate usage of the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition and supporting software across the high school mathematics curriculum, with an emphasis on strengthening content knowledge, pedagogy, and leadership skills.

Participants will have the opportunity to begin or expand their use of the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition, gain deeper insight into specific content areas, develop a stronger appreciation of pedagogy, and become better equipped to share their knowledge with other educators and students.

Technology, pedagogy, and leadership skills are taught in the context of the following content areas:
Algebra 1 - Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Functions; Functions & Relations
Geometry - Similarity & Proportion, Quadrilaterals & Polygons, Transformational Geometry
Algebra 2 - Functions, Quadratics, Systems of Equations, Radical Functions, Matrices
Precalculus - Trigonometry; Polynomial, Power, & Rational Functions
Statistics - Displaying & Describing Univariate & Bivariate Data

The remaining four days will be done during the school year and may include Saturday(s).

7. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 8/15/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

8. The Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy and Other Success Skills Students Need

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Principals, Asst. Principals, Prospective Administrators, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Dates: 8/15/2019 to 10/3/2019

For success in school and life, students need more than proficiency in academic subjects and good scores on tests; those goals should form the floor, not the ceiling, of their education. To truly thrive, students need to develop attributes that aren't typically measured on standardized tests. During this full day and half day follow up session, educators will get an overview on how to foster the "Formative Five" success skills that today's students need, including empathy, self-control, integrity, embracing diversity, and grit.

Dr. Hoerr will engage participants in the Formative Five:

*Empathy: learning to see the world through others' perspectives.

*Self-control: cultivating the abilities to focus and delay self-gratification.

*Integrity: recognizing right from wrong and practicing ethical behavior.

*Embracing diversity: recognizing and appreciating human differences.

*Grit: persevering in the face of challenge.

When educators engage students in understanding and developing these five skills, they change mindsets and raise expectations for student learning. As an added benefit, they see significant improvements in school and classroom culture. With specific suggestions and strategies, this full day and half day follow up session will help teachers, principals, and anyone else who has a stake in education prepare their students-and themselves-for a future in which the only constant... will be change.

Please find the detailed agenda by clicking on this link.

9. HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] ELL Identification Process - 1/2 Day AM - at ROCKLAND BOCES

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSITELL

Dates: 8/26/2019

This workshop will include an overview of New York State English Language Learner (ELL) regulations related to the identification process. The focus will be on the Home Language Questionnaire (HLQ) document and the processes that districts need to have in place to properly administer and interpret the HLQ. We will also discuss the Language Proficiency Team (LPT) assembly, the screening of potential SIFE students (Students with Interrupted Formal Education), and the secure storage of all identification materials. Participants will review: * ELL identification regulations * The completion and processing of the HLQ * The role of the Language Proficiency Team (LPT) when potential ELLs are enrolling who already have an IEP or 504 plan * Screening for potential Students with Inconsistent/Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) This workshop is intended for district teams that include all who are involved in the identification and screening process of potential ELLs, including registrars/registration staff, ENL coordinators, district and building administrators, PPS personnel, ENL teachers, guidance counselors, and bilingual family liaisons. Though we recommend that districts attend in teams, we will certainly welcome any individuals involved in the enrollment and identification of ELL process. REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00-8:30 am Cost: Free For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

10. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYSITELL Training - 1/2 Day PM - at Rockland BOCES

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 8/26/2019

This half-day workshop provides training for those new to administering the New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL), or for those who would like a refresher. Participants will practice administering the tests and will practice scoring sample speaking and writing responses. Practice with the rubrics will result in a proficiency with the rubrics and an understanding of how they can be used in instruction with English Language Learners. REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 12-12:30 PM For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN

11. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 9/6/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

12. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Pre-Referral Considerations for English Language Learners - at Rockland BOCES

Program: Professional Development Center

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

Dates: 9/9/2019

A challenge faced by educators when teaching English Language Learners is knowing whether a student's academic struggle is due to the typical process of acquiring a new language or to something more intrinsic, such as a disability. When learning a new language, individuals might display certain behaviors that can be mistaken for a disability because of their similar characteristics and educators must exercise caution when making decisions about referrals for special education. This workshop will invite participants to examine the behaviors associated with new language acquisition as well as clinical markers of a disability. We will identify factors that must be considered prior to referring an ELL student for an evaluation. Educators will engage in case study discussions to consider how languages, culture, social-emotional dynamics and academics interact and impact student achievement. Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am Cost: Free Lunch: On your own For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

13. Math Curriculum Council: Elementary (K-5) Meets 10 times per year facilitated by Kleo Girandola

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 9/12/2019 to 6/11/2020

The Math Curriculum Council will meet for ten full day sessions to work on prioritizing standards, aligning curriculum to the Next Generation Mathematics Standards, and revising common assessments. This work is meant to build capacity within each district as we prepare for full implementation of the Next Generation Mathematics Standards in the 2020-2021 school year. The council will be doing this work for Kindergarten and grades 1 through 6. The group will also be informed of recent changes in mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment initiatives from the New York State Education Department.

Our Curriculum Council will explore items related to improving curriculum and instruction for all students.

Council members will have the opportunity to discuss and share ideas on how to best prepare students for success.

Participants will have access to a database of shared materials and become part of a list serv to raise questions and get answers, not just from Kleo, but from each other!

Price is per district and includes participation in both the Elementary and Secondary Math councils.

14. New Administrator Lead Evaluator Training

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: New Administrators Responsible for Completing Teacher Observations

Dates: 9/12/2019

This training is for administrators who have not been previously trained in evidence-based inter-rater reliability. The training will include all of the state-prescribed components. The goal is to provide training that emphasizes evidence-based, inter-rater reliability using the Danielson rubric. A video will be used for participants to script evidence, code, and score according to the components of their District chosen APPR rubric.

All participant will receive a certificate of completion and CTLE hours.

15. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYSITELL Administration - at Rockland BOCES

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: ENL Teachers & coordinators; Content Teachers and Teaching Assistants who utilize NYSESLA Data; School & District Administrators

Dates: 9/13/2019

This half-day workshop provides training for those new to administering the New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL), or for those who would like a refresher. Participants will practice administering the tests and will practice scoring sample speaking and writing responses. Practice with the rubrics will result in a proficiency with the rubrics and an understanding of how they can be used in instruction with English Language Learners. Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am Cost: Free For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

16. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 9/13/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

17. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Engagement Strategies Inclusive of ELLs (PM Session) - at Rockland BOCES

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Classroom and Content-Area Teachers ENL Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 9/13/2019

Students, including ELLs, who are purposefully engaged in age-appropriate, meaningful, and challenging instructional activities will learn. In this workshop, participants will engage in several activities that can be used across grade levels and content areas that are inclusive of and engage all students, regardless of English proficiency level. Strategies for scaffolding activities to consider individual needs and grading ideas will be shared. Organizational structures for collecting information about student engagement and performance will be shared that will help to guide teachers in planning subsequent instruction

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Fee: Free

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

18. Vaping 101 for School Leaders: Devices, Health Consequences, and Prevention/Intervention Strategies

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Administrators, social workers, counselors, psychologists

Dates: 9/16/2019

Join us for this extremely informative half day session on vaping with Judy Mezey. Judy has worked in the substance abuse field for many years, first counseling teenagers and later directing community based prevention programs.

This workshop will provide an overview of youth vaping from what the devices look like, to why youth vaping is a concern. The workshop begins with a show and tell of commonly used vape products, including the Juul. Following the show and tell, participants will learn about the risks of youth vaping. Youth are vaping e-juice with flavorings, nicotine, and high potency THC concentrates. This workshop will cover the risks of each of these products. The workshop will conclude with a discussion of prevention and intervention strategies and resources for school leaders.

This program is approved for 1.5 CE Credit Hours for LCSWS/LMSWS, LCATS, LMHCS and LMFTS. If you wish to receive CEUs, you will need to pay an additional fee. You must also, click here to provide information needed for a CEU certificate.

19. Secondary Social Studies Curriculum Council facilitated by Pat Krizan

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Social Studies Lead Teacher Leaders, Department Chairs/Supervisors, Administrators

Dates: 9/17/2019 to 4/28/2020

The Social Studies Curriculum Council will meet for four half day sessions to keep informed of recent changes in social studies curriculum, instruction, and assessment in New York State and provide direction for social studies education in Rockland County. Council members will have the opportunity to collaborate on social studies teaching and learning in order to best prepare students for success.

In addition, under advisement from Rockland Assistant Superintendents for Instruction, this collegial group will assess professional development needs for Rockland social studies educators and will plan the Rockland County Social Studies Conference Day in March to provide secondary teachers with an informative and intellectually stimulating experience.

20. Implementing Regents-aligned Frameworks Social Studies - Secondary

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: 6-10 Social Studies & Humanities Teachers, ENL and Special Education teachers who support

Dates: 9/18/2019 to 4/29/2020

This series of workshops will focus on the changes in social studies curriculum, instruction and assessment, and collaboratively developing materials to help students' acquire conceptual understandings as well as acquire skills in sourcing to include recognizing and explaining bias, audience, point of view, and purpose.

We will closely analyze the June and August Regents exams as well as explore "news literacy" so that students can be informed consumers of information that they then can utilize for outside information in their essay writing. Learning tools and appropriate scaffolds will be geared toward helping students learn how to analyze and evaluate the question as well as the documents, thereby embedding "Regents prep" into daily classroom instruction.

Materials will be provided so that participants can share these changes with their colleagues in district. We will continue to add to our database of primary source documents and stimulus-based questions as well as materials to support inquiry-based learning. The workshops will provide participants with updates from NYSED as well as integrate information, skills, and strategies for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities. All materials created will be accessible to participating districts.

Grade level teams are encouraged to attend to collaborate on potential applications of this learning. Minimum of 10 participants needed to run workshops!

21. Principles & Practices: Project Based Learning in the Math Classroom at Tech Valley HS

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: HS math teachers, HS Science Teachers, HS Computer Science Teachers, Department Chairs, Administrators

Dates: 9/18/2019

Interested in seeing project based learning in high school math courses? Then come spend the day at Tech Valley High School. We will take a field trip and have the opportunity to see sample projects, observe an Geometry/DDP, Algebra, Intermediate Algebra and then choose between a Computer Science, AP Physics, or Environmental Science class. This will be limited to the first 20 participants. Please find the detailed agenda by clicking on this link.

Travel is on your own. Carpooling is encouraged.

22. Meet the New U.S. History & Government Regents! How is the U.S. History & Government Regents changing and where do I begin?

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: U.S. History & Government teaches, ENL and Special Education teachers who support students' Social Studies instruction, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Facilitators, Department Chairs/Supervisors

Dates: 9/19/2019 to 4/24/2020

This workshop series for 11th grade social studies educators will focus on the new NYS U.S. History & Government Frameworks Regents so that teachers can better understand how the Regents is changing and the resulting impact on curriculum, instruction and assessment. The sessions will provide participants with updated with information from NYSED as well as the opportunity to develop Frameworks-aligned Regents questions to assure students become familiar with the vocabulary and format of the new assessment and how to incorporate these into their daily classroom practice. Materials will be provided so that participants can share this information with their colleagues in district. The workshops will integrate information, skills, and strategies for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities.

Grade level teams are encouraged to attend to collaborate on potential applications of this learning. Minimum of 10 participants needed to run workshops!
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix. Participants should bring ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students. Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am Cost: Free For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL In this half-day workshop (SAME AS AM SESSION TODAY), participants will learn how New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix. Participants should bring ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students. Registration/Sign-In: 12:00-12:30 PM Cost: Free For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN

25. Solving Word Problems: Building Algebraic Fluency with Tape Diagrams, Grades 3-6 - Eureka Math

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Grades 3-6 math teachers and math leaders

Dates: 9/24/2019

This full-day, six-hour session improves participants' ability to effectively model and teach multiplication and division word problems by using the tape diagram. Throughout the day, the facilitator models different modes of instructional delivery that engage participants in authentic problem-solving experiences with a variety of word problem types. These activities encourage reflective discussion about the intersection of content and pedagogy.

Participants begin by solving single-step word problems, first involving whole numbers and multiplication and division. They then use the same tape diagram models to represent multi-step problems and multiplication and division scenarios involving more complex units (e.g., larger whole numbers, decimals, and fractions). This work segues into studying and practicing multiplicative comparison word problems.

Participants can expect to deepen their understanding of

 multiplication and division word problem types required by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

 modeling the required multiplication and division problem types by using tape diagrams.

 part-whole relationships and the skills needed to decode those relationships.

 the difference between measurement and partitive division word problems.

 the Read-Draw-Write process and its relationship to the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

 teaching students to assess their work for reasonableness.

 engaging students in critiquing the reasoning of others.

 the exceptional utility of the tape diagram for solving ratio problems in middle school.

Required materials: Participants should bring a pencil and an eraser

26. Math Curriculum Council: Secondary (6-12) Meets 4 times per year facilitated by Kleo Girandola

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/7/2019 to 5/12/2020

The Math Curriculum Council will meet for four half day sessions to keep informed of recent changes in mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment initiatives from the New York State Education Department.

Our Curriculum Council will explore items related to improving curriculum and instruction for all students. There will be a focus on building capacity within your district as you transition to the Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards.

The council will participate in discussions focused on research based strategies and current best practices in mathematics, develop awareness and knowledge of the progressions across grade levels, develop a global view of mathematics across all levels, share technology resources and promote a culture of collective knowledge and expertise.

Council members will have the opportunity to discuss and share ideas on how to best prepare students for success.

Participants will have access to a database of shared materials and become part of a list serv to raise questions and get answers, not just from Kleo, but from each other!

Price is per district and includes participation in both the Elementary and Secondary Math councils.

27. ELA Curriculum Council Grades K-5

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/8/2019 to 5/5/2020

Are you a Literacy Leader in your District? If you are, this council is an ideal opportunity for you to come share ideas, resources and strategies with your colleagues from across the county. The council will meet four times throughout the school year during rotating half day sessions.

During the councils, participants will examine instructional strategies and best practices currently being implemented in classrooms across the county in ELA. Updates from the State Education Department will be shared along with how to navigate the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards.

The council provides an opportunity for collaboration with Literacy colleagues across the districts to discuss professional development needs, best practices, vertical alignment across grade levels and provide direction for ELA instruction in Rockland County.

Participants will be added to the list serv to raise questions and get answers from all members of the council!

28. ELA Curriculum Council Grades 6-12 presented by Lisa Collopy

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/8/2019 to 5/5/2020

Are you a Literacy Leader in your District? If you are, this council is an ideal opportunity for you to come share ideas, resources and strategies with your colleagues from across the county. The council will meet four times throughout the school year during rotating half day sessions.

During the councils, participants will examine instructional strategies and best practices currently being implemented in classrooms across the county in ELA. Updates from the State Education Department will be shared along with how to navigate the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards.

The council provides an opportunity for collaboration with Literacy colleagues across the districts to discuss professional development needs, best practices, vertical alignment across grade levels and provide direction for ELA instruction in Rockland County.

Participants will be added to the list serv to raise questions and get answers from all members of the council!

29. Certificate in Social Emotional Learning

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Instructional Staff, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers

Dates: 10/10/2019 to 10/17/2019

Rockland BOCES is pleased to announce a two-day training that can lead to a Certificate in Instruction for Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development.

This training is offered through the Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools - a partnership of the College of St. Elizabeth and Rutgers University's Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) Lab.

This unique, non-credit program offers all educational staff, school mental health professionals and those working in after-school programs the opportunity to:

Acquire a foundation of knowledge and research about the relationship between academic achievement and SEL competencies.

Learn how to build students' social-emotional and character development (SECD) skills and mindsets.

Develop skill in pedagogical strategies to integrate SECD principles into all aspects of teaching.

Upon successful completion of the two-day training, participants will have the OPTION to complete an online, 18-week practicum to earn the SECD certificate.

Registration is limited to 40 participants so don't delay!

11 hours of Social Worker CEUS are available for an additional fee paid by the participant.

Lunch will be provided.

30. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 10/18/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

31. Solving Word Problems: Building Algebraic Fluency with Tape Diagrams, Grades 6-9 - Eureka Math

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Grades 6-9 math teachers and math leaders

Dates: 10/23/2019

This full-day, six-hour session improves participants' ability to effectively model and teach the tape diagram as a tool for supporting algebraic fluency with expressions and equations. Throughout the day, the facilitator demonstrates different modes of instructional delivery that engage participants in authentic problem-solving experiences. These activities encourage reflective discussion about the intersection between content and pedagogy.

Participants experience the power of tape diagrams to support algebraic reasoning when solving one-step equations,two-step equations, and equations that involve the distributive property. Work then transitions from evaluating expressions and solving equations to solving word problems. Participants translate words to mathematical symbols using the visual support of the tape diagram. They practice creating problems that help students succeed with more difficult scenarios.

The session includes plenty of opportunities for participants to model and solve problems with tape diagrams, to practice delivering segments of instruction, to analyze student work, and to study the curriculum.

Participants can expect to deepen their understanding of

 effective instructional delivery methods.

 the coherent use of tape diagrams for modeling problems from Grades 1-9.

 the Read-Draw-Write problem-solving process.

 the tape diagram's usefulness in interpreting partitive and measurement division word problems.

 when tape diagrams are effective tools, and when it makes sense for students to move away from using them as they advance in their study of mathematics.

Required materials: Participants should bring a pencil and an eraser

32. IMSE Comprehensive (K-2) Orton-Gillingham Training (30 Hour)

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/28/2019 to 11/1/2019

IMSE Primary Orton-Gillingham Training (30 Hour)

The IMSE Comprehensivecourse is a hands-on, personalized session that provides an understanding of IMSE's enhanced Orton-Gillingham method and the tools necessary to apply it in the classroom. After participating in this training, teachers will be better able to assess, evaluate and teach children how to read, write, and spell proficiently.

Teachers will receive training with respect to: phonemic awareness, multi-sensory strategies for reading, writing and spelling, syllabication patterns for encoding / decoding, reciprocal teaching for reading comprehension, multi-sensory techniques for sight words, student assessment techniques and guidelines for weekly lesson plans.

Texts, Readings, Instructional Resources Provided By IMSE

* IMSE Comprehensive Training Manual by IMSE

* IMSE Assessment Manual

* Recipe for Reading

* IMSE Comprehensive Syllable Division Word Book

* Interventions for All: Phonological Awareness

* IMSE Phoneme/Grapheme Card Pack

* Access to IMSE's Interactive OG for 1 year

Course Requirements

Class participation and attendance: Teachers will sign in each morning and be required to attend all 30 hours. Teachers will observe lessons as well as create and practice their own.

Assignments: There will be four out-of-class assignments, which will consist of Daily Learning Outcomes. The questions will require teachers to respond to material covered during the day from the training as well as additional reading. Teachers will complete an in-class Final Learning Outcome.

In order to avoid a cancellation fee, please select someone from your District to attend in your place if you are unable to attend.

33. Three Act Tasks with Graham Fletcher ( A Focus on Numbers and Operations in Base 10)

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Grades K-3 teachers and math leaders

Dates: 10/29/2019 to 12/4/2019

During this two-day learning series, participants will have the opportunity to learn alongside Graham Fletcher in both a workshop and lab-school setting. During the initial day, educators will explore the use of Three-Act Tasks as regular practice. Participants will study the implementation of these tasks and explore the scalable nature of them, as a means to focusing on inclusive math practices. Educators will engage in tasks as a means to determining how these tools can be embedded into math lessons, and the teacher moves required to make them land effectively for students. Participants will also reflect on how these tasks can be used as valuable formative assessment to determine student growth and future work.

During the second session, participants will meet at RP Connor Elementary School in Suffern, New York, to share details on the Three-Act Task work they have engaged in since the initial meeting, seek feedback and support to grow the work, and build their skills in using these tasks. During the day, Graham will model task work in two different math classrooms, and educators will have the opportunity to view the lessons, reflect on implementation, and consider next steps using the support of the cohort and the knowledge and skills of Graham Fletcher.

A Grades 3 - 6 cohort will be meeting at PNW BOCES with a focus on numbers and operations in Fractions. Meeting dates will be October 30 and December 5. Registration details can be found here.

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34. Come Hear Dr. Doug Fisher Speak at Rockland BOCES: Making Literacy Learning Visible

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 11/5/2019

We are excited to welcome renowned author, professor and national speaker, Dr. Douglas Fisher to Rockland BOCES!

During the workshop, Dr. Fisher will work with participants focusing on, how using the right approach at the right time, helps you more intentionally design classroom experiences that hit the surface, deep, and transfer phases of learning. The workshop covers Visible Learning research; its connections to surface, deep, and transfer learning as it relates to literacy; the best approaches to use in each stage of learning; and the tools for measuring your impact on student learning.

Participants will:

*Apply the principles of Visible Learning research to the literacy classroom

*Understand the three phases of learning and the unique importance of each: surface, deep, and transfer

*Learn which literacy practices have the greatest impact on student growth (and which have the least) to maximize teaching time

*Strategize what practices to implement when in a student’s learning, while keeping rigor in mind

*Assess the impact of one’s teaching on one’s students and what to do next as a result *price includes required text

The text, Visible Learning for Literacy, will be provided to each registered participant.

35. Math Intervention Workshop - Presented by Greg Tang

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Grades 1-6 teachers, support staff, Special Education Teachers, Math Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Administrators

Dates: 11/7/2019

Instruction & Intervention for all grade 1-6 educators. Do you have students who struggle with their math facts? Have poor number sense? Have trouble with fractions or word problems? If you do, is it difficult to re-teach basic skills, fill gaps in understanding, and teach this year's curriculum - all at the same time?

Greg will share his "less is more" approach to teaching critical concepts and skills, including progressions of concrete, pictorial, and abstract (C-P-A) models that give kids a deeper, more connected understanding of math.

Streamlined Approach. Unlike many math programs that believe "more is better," Greg believes the opposite is true and is working instead to simplify math instruction. Might focusing on fewer, more flexible models and manipulatives be the secret to more effective math instruction and intervention?

Learn firsthand his secrets to building strong, foundational math skills. Greg leaves nothing to chance and covers not only the specific progression of strategies he uses to teach each skill, but also the specific models he uses to teach each strategy.

Major Focus. Greg's key insight is that a limited number of (C)oncrete and (P)ictorial models can be used to effectively fill gaps in understanding while at the same time laying the foundation for (A)bstract equations and algorithms. In just one, math-packed day, Greg will share his proven learning progressions for:

Place value: using base 10 blocks & discs, unifix cubes, number bonds, and nicknames & funny numbers;

Whole number operations: using ten frames, unifix cubes, number bonds, area models, and tape/strip diagrams;

Fraction fundamentals: using Cuisenaire Rods, paper folding, tape/strip diagrams, and area models;

Word problems: unifix cubes, part-total & number bonds, tape/strip diagrams, and tables & number lines.

Bottom Line. Are you ready to see your struggling learners become more engaged - more confident - and most importantly - more skilled.

36. IMSE 30 Hour Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Training (Intermediate)

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 11/18/2019 to 11/22/2019

IMSE Intermediate Orton-Gillingham Training (30 Hour)

The IMSE Intermediate course is a hands-on, interactive, and personalized class that focuses on the importance of a Structured Literacy program. After participating in this training, teachers will have an awareness of how to assess and teach students with dyslexia as well as students in all three levels of RTI. The Intermediate Training is ideal for third grade general education students, fourth through twelfth grade remedial and special education students, and adults. This training will focus on advanced skills for mature learners who require foundational skills. The training will cover assessment, dictation of words and sentences, advanced spelling rules, decoding and encoding of all syllable types, morphology, and content area vocabulary strategies.

Texts, Readings, Instructional Resources Provided By IMSE * Intermediate Training Manual by IMSE

* Unlocking Literacy by Marcia K. Henry

* Encoding and Decoding Practice Workbook and Teacher Guide by IMSE

* Vocabulary Handbook by Linda Diamond and Linda Gutlohn

* How to Teach Spelling by Laura Toby Rudginsky and Elizabeth C. Haskell

* Morpheme Card Pack by IMSE

Course Requirements

Class participation and attendance: Teachers will sign in each morning and be required to attend all 30 hours. Teachers will observe lessons as well as create and practice their own.

Assignments: There will be four out-of-class assignments, which will consist of Daily Learning Outcomes. The questions will require teachers to respond to material covered during the day from the training as well as additional reading. Teachers will complete an in-class Final Learning Outcome.

In order to avoid a cancellation fee, please select someone from your District to attend in your place if you are unable to attend.

37. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 11/22/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

38. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 12/16/2019

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

39. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 1/10/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

40. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 2/21/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

41. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 3/27/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

42. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 4/24/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

43. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 5/18/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.

44. Dignity For All Students (DASA)

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: 6/15/2020

Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for Certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. Rockland BOCES is pleased to be a provider of DASA Training. Upon completion of the workshop, you will receive a Certification of Completion. The coursework will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. PAYMENT IS TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP ONLY. Payment in cash, money order and cashiers check payable to Rockland BOCES. No district approval and building required.