Catalog: Rockland BOCES (WR)

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1. High School Science Curriculum Council

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Science Teacher Leaders, Science Department Chairs/Supervisors, Administrators

Dates: 9/29/2022 to 4/20/2023

The Science Curriculum Council is a Professional Learning Community (PLC) to keep informed of recent changes in Science curriculum, instruction, and assessment in New York State and provide direction for Science Education in Rockland County. Council members will have the opportunity to collaborate on Science 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 Science educators and will plan future workshops to provide secondary teachers with an informative and intellectually stimulating experience.

2. Math Curriculum Council: Secondary (6-12) 2022-23

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/4/2022 to 5/31/2023

The Math Curriculum Council is a Professional Learning Community (PLC) who 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 shared materials and become part of a list serv to raise questions and get answers, not just from Valerie, but from each other!

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

3. Middle School (Grades 6-8) Science Curriculum Council

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Science Teacher Leaders, Science Department Chairs/Supervisors, Administrators

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 4/27/2023

The Science Curriculum Council is a Professional Learning Community (PLC) to keep informed of recent changes in Science curriculum, instruction, and assessment in New York State and provide direction for Science Education in Rockland County. Council members will have the opportunity to collaborate on Science 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 Science educators and will plan future workshops to provide secondary teachers with an informative and intellectually stimulating experience.

4. Math Curriculum Council: Elementary (K-5) 2022-23

Program: Professional Development Center

Dates: 10/12/2022 to 5/17/2023

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 transitioning 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.

5. Elementary Science Curriculum Council

Program: Professional Development Center

Audience: Elementary Science Teachers, Elementary Technology Teachers, Science Department Chairs/Supervisors, Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2022 to 4/26/2023

The Science Curriculum Council is a Professional Learning Community (PLC) to keep informed of recent changes in Science curriculum, instruction, and assessment in New York State and provide direction for Science Education in Rockland County. Council members will have the opportunity to collaborate on Science 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 Science educators and will plan future workshops to provide secondary teachers with an informative and intellectually stimulating experience. This council will be using a hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting format.

6. **ONLINE** Dignity For All Students (DASA) - 6 Hour Certification Course

Program: Dignity for All Students Act

Audience: Anyone needing training for certification

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2023)

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WORK AT YOUR OWN PACE IN THIS 100% ONLINE COURSE

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 MUST BE RECEIVED TO RECEIVE LOGIN INFORMATION **NOTE - WE CURRENTLY DO NOT HAVE ONLINE PAYMENT**

A check may be mailed to:
Rockland BOCES
Attn: Stacy Muthig
Building 10 65 Parrott Rd,
West Nyack, NY 10994

If you have encryption software and can send credit card information through email - please email Stacy Muthig: smuthig@rboces.org. You may also contact Stacy to set up a time to provide credit card information over the phone.

Once payment is received you will receive your login credentials via email and you may begin the course right away!

No district approval and building required.