Catalog: ONC BOCES Instructional Support Services

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1. High Leverage Practices for Students with Disabilities - Summer, asynchronous Course

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 7/1/2021


In this asynchronous session, participants will explore the High Leverage Practices that can mitigate barriers created by remote learning for students with disabilities. Through content and self-assessment, you will create a plan for utilizing practices to promote student achievement.

Outcomes:
- Describe the High Leverage Practices (HLPs) which support learning for students with disabilities.
- Identify HLPs which address Barriers to remote learning.
- Assess current practices using the self assessment tool.
- Create a plan which incorporates the HLPs in order to enhance student achievement.

***Please be advised, this session is set up for continuous enrollment throughout the summer and is to be completed within 2 weeks of gaining access to the Schoology course.

Please note:
- Upon registration, information for how to access the Schoology course will be sent to the email listed in MyLearningPlan.

2. SCHOOL LEADERS SESSION 1 of 3 - Families as Partners (Summer - Asynchronous)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents

Dates: 7/1/2021


This session is an asynchronous turnkey training for school administrators and is focused on the importance of families as partners in remote and hybrid classroom settings. Participants will review key areas that foster strong connections and discuss how these areas have shifted as instruction has moved from in-person to remote settings. We will introduce a self-assessment tool and use this to identify areas of strength and determine focus areas to improve partnerships with families. All participants will leave with resources to turnkey and facilitate the same session with their faculty as a whole.

Outcomes:
- Identify core components of family partnerships in an educational setting
- Describe transitions of family partnerships as a result of remote and hybrid learning
- Evaluate areas of success during this transition from face-to-face learning to remote or hybrid learning and discover areas of improvement needed when partnering with families
- Facilitate the same session for school faculty (optional)

***Please be advised, this session is set up for continuous enrollment throughout the summer and is to be completed within 2 weeks of gaining access to the Schoology course.

Please note:
- Upon registration, information for how to access the Schoology course will be sent to the email listed in MyLearningPlan.

3. SCHOOL LEADERS SESSION 2 of 3 - Families as Partners (Summer - Asynchronous)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents

Dates: 7/1/2021


This session is an asynchronous turnkey training for school leaders and is focused on the importance of families as partners in remote and hybrid classroom settings. Participants will review the components of strong partnerships with families and dive into strategies and tools that can implemented to both improve and enhance partnerships.

Session 1 is a pre-requisite for this session, as participants will build upon the work completed as well as use results from their self-assessment to decide which components to dive into with further detail. The asynchronous course is available to registered participants in Schoology for 2 weeks.

Outcomes:
- Identify attributes of positive relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Discuss strategies to support relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Share action steps to enhance relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Facilitate the same session for school faculty (optional)

**Please be advised, this session is set up for continuous enrollment throughout the summer and is to be completed within 2 weeks of gaining access to the Schoology course.

Please note: - Upon registration, information for how to access the Schoology course will be sent to the email listed in MyLearningPlan.

4. SCHOOL LEADERS SESSION 3 of 3 - Families as Partners (Summer - Asynchronous)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents

Dates: 7/1/2021


This session is an asynchronous turnkey training for school leaders and is focused on the importance of families as partners in remote and hybrid classroom settings. Participants will review the components of strong partnerships with families and dive into strategies and tools that can implemented to both improve and enhance partnerships.

Sessions 1 & 2 are pre-requisites for this session, as participants will build upon the work completed including the results from their self-assessment from Session 1 to decide which components to dive into with further detail. The asynchronous course is available to registered participants in Schoology for 2 weeks.

Outcomes:
- Identify attributes of positive relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Celebrate successful strategies to support relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Share reflective practices to plan for growing relationships, routines, and resources with families as partners.
- Facilitate the same session for school faculty (optional)

***Please be advised, this session is set up for continuous enrollment throughout the summer and is to be completed within 2 weeks of gaining access to the Schoology course.

Please note: - Upon registration, information for how to access the Schoology course will be sent to the email listed in MyLearningPlan.

5. Early Learning Roundtable (Zoom)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Dates: 7/8/2021 to 8/19/2021


Join your regional colleagues in this biweekly roundtable event with a focus on developmentally appropriate practices in the Early Learning classroom.

A zoom link will be sent to participants 2 days prior to meeting.

6. CSE Chairperson's Training: Referral Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/4/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will: will learn the required timelines throughout the special education process, the difference between a referral and a request for referral, and the special considerations to look at before the referral process begins.



This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

7. SCHOOLOGY Office Hours

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/4/2021

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This session provides the opportunity for teachers to ask questions and receive support for the Schoology Learning Management System.
Training is available to ONC BOCES component schools districts and/or school districts participating in the ONC BOCES DL Service.

Zoom link will be provided to registered users 1-2 days before training.

Registration deadline August 2nd.

8. CSE Chairperson's Training: Evaluation and Eligibility

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/4/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will: understand that evaluations must be appropriate in determining the needs of the student and the impact of the disability in performance and access to the general education curriculum, the sequence of events in the special education process to determining eligibility for special education services and that in order to be eligible, a child must have a disability that affects his or her ability to learn.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

9. CSE Chairperson's Training: IEP Development

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/5/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will learn the required components to write a quality IEP and determine educational benefit: evaluations and reports, present levels of performance, measurable post-secondary goals and transition needs, measurable annual goals, recommended programs and services, testing/program accommodations, coordinated set of transition activities, participation and placement recommendations.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan.
☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with
disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.
☒Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

10. CSE Chairperson's Training: Evaluation and Eligibility

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/6/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will: understand that evaluations must be appropriate in determining the needs of the student and the impact of the disability in performance and access to the general education curriculum, the sequence of events in the special education process to determining eligibility for special education services and that in order to be eligible, a child must have a disability that affects his or her ability to learn.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

11. CSE Chairperson's Training: Annual Review and Reevaluations

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/6/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will: understand the purpose of an annual review and the provision of special education programs and services, the need to notify the parent of its intent to review the student's program and placement and its recommendations, and consider special factors for least restrictive environment.

CSE Chairperson will also understand that every student must have a reevaluation at least once every three years and determine any needed data, understand that the parent has to consent to the reevaluation and that the school district must evaluate a student with a disability prior to determining that the student is no longer a student with a disability.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

12. Classroom Management with Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Training

(Two Day Training Event)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers, Administration, School Psychologist

Dates: 8/9/2021 to 8/10/2021

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Teachers will understand important classroom management strategies that can be used in the classroom environment, as well as ways to take these strategies and adapt them to manage the virtual classroom. Teachers will be able to implement these strategies in both an in-person and virtual setting to reduce classroom behavioral problems. Participants will learn positive behavior support- classroom management strategies through activities and learning via Schoology with feedback via Google Forms including: 1) Arranging the physical environment 2) Defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules 3) Defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines 4) Active supervision 5) Behavior specific praise 6) Response strategies for inappropriate behavior 7) Class-wide group contingencies 8) Multiple opportunities to respond This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.
☐Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. ☐Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. ☐Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. ☐Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

13. CSE Chairperson's Training: IEP Development

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/9/2021

Starting Soon
CSE Chairpeople will learn the required components to write a quality IEP and determine educational benefit: evaluations and reports, present levels of performance, measurable post-secondary goals and transition needs, measurable annual goals, recommended programs and services, testing/program accommodations, coordinated set of transition activities, participation and placement recommendations.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.
☒Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan.
☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with
disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.
☒Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

14. CSE Chairperson's Training: IEP Implementation

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CSE Chairpeople, Administrators, School Psychologists, Teacher leaders

Dates: 8/10/2021

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CSE Chairpeople will: know that there is no delay in implementing a student's IEP, that the recommendations in the IEP are distributed to all providers in order to give guidance for proper implementation, and student progress toward annual goals must be monitored and reported to parents. Important note: This training is ONLY offered on August 10th for either an AM or PM session.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

☒Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child.
☒Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with
disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.
☒Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
☒Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

15. Lead Evaluator Training for Principals RETURNING

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 8/10/2021

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This virtual session is the synchronous component of our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for principals who observe teachers. Participants should complete the asynchronous portion before attending this synchronous session.

This synchronous session, coupled with the asynchronous component, will meet the APPR requirements of Lead Evaluator training.

This training is for administrators who have attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Registered participants will receive the asynchronous log in information. Participants will receive the Zoom link to the synchronous session on Monday, 8/9.

This is considered three hours of learning time due to the two hours of asynchronous work completed prior to this one-hour synchronous session.

16. Apex - How to modify courses to meet the needs of your students

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2021

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Teachers will get an orientation to the Apex Learning Platform. This time will review how to personalize the content for their students, use the grade book, messenger and calendar features.
Zoom link will be sent out 1-2 days before training.

Registration due August 8th 2021.

17. Identifying and Intensifying Interventions While Progress Monitoring to Mitigate Learning Loss (First day Option) (synchronous training 8:30am-12:30pm and Practice with interventions 1:30pm-3:30pm via zoom and/or In-Person

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators, Parents and caregivers

Dates: 8/11/2021

Many students have experienced various levels of disruption and learning loss as a result of COVID 19. In order to mitigate potential learning deficits, the Southeast Regional Partnership Center will be offering the first of several Evidence Based Practices to identify learning gaps and intensify interventions.

Participants will be able to:
● Identify and differentiate learning deficits (Skill, fluency, performance)
● Choose classwide interventions
● Create systems for data collection and analysis
● Learn how and when to titrate the intensity of interventions

Participants will be provided with ready to use resources intended to collect usable data to inform instruction starting on the first day of school. The training will be split into morning and afternoon blocks; the morning being Professional Learning and the afternoon will be modelling interventions and data collection/work time. RPC Specialists will be available during afternoon sessions for topic specific breakout sessions. (The workshop is the same on both days so you only need to attend one session.)


***The workshop is the same on both days so you only need to attend one session***

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities:

X Parents, and other family members, are engaged as other meaningful members in the special education process and the education of their child.
X Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
X Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.
X Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

18. Counselor PLC (Zoom Session)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Dates: 8/11/2021

Please join us for a virtual meeting with school counseling colleagues from component districts in the ONC and DCMO BOCES regions. We will share local and state updates, provide information about relevant topics, and offer time for round table discussion of concerns and needs as you plan for reopening.

Registered participants will receive a Zoom link a few days before the date of the session.

19. Synchronous Distance Learning Instructor New Teacher Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers new to teaching courses through Distance Learning

Dates: 8/11/2021

This session is intended for teachers that are new to teaching courses through the ONC BOCES Distance Learning service. Teachers will understand the following after this session: -Overview of DL program
-Policies and guidelines
-Engaging the remote site student
-Learning Management Systems

Registered users will receive Zoom 1-2 days before the training.

Registration deadline August 9th.
Training is available to ONC BOCES component schools districts and/or school districts participating in the ONC BOCES DL Service.

20. Distance Learning Classroom Equipment Training

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers new to teaching courses through Distance Learning

Dates: 8/11/2021

This session is intended for teachers that are new to teaching courses through the ONC BOCES Distance Learning service. Teachers will understand how to utilize the DL equipment in their lessons.
Registered users will receive Zoom link 1-2 days prior to training.

Registration deadline August 9th.

21. Identifying and Intensifying Interventions While Progress Monitoring to Mitigate Learning Loss (Second day Option) (synchronous training 8:30am-12:30pm and Practice with interventions 1:30pm-3:30pm via zoom and/or In-Person

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators, Parents and caregivers

Dates: 8/12/2021

Many students have experienced various levels of disruption and learning loss as a result of COVID 19. In order to mitigate potential learning deficits, the Southeast Regional Partnership Center will be offering the first of several Evidence Based Practices to identify learning gaps and intensify interventions.

Participants will be able to:
● Identify and differentiate learning deficits (Skill, fluency, performance)
● Choose classwide interventions
● Create systems for data collection and analysis
● Learn how and when to titrate the intensity of interventions

Participants will be provided with ready to use resources intended to collect usable data to inform instruction starting on the first day of school. The training will be split into morning and afternoon blocks; the morning being Professional Learning and the afternoon will be modelling interventions and data collection/work time. RPC Specialists will be available during afternoon sessions for topic specific breakout sessions. (The workshop is the same on both days so you only need to attend one session.)


***The workshop is the same on both days so you only need to attend one session***

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities:

X Parents, and other family members, are engaged as other meaningful members in the special education process and the education of their child.
X Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
X Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.
X Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

22. Connect your students to experts around the world through interactive Virtual Field Trips

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/12/2021

Bring the world to your classroom with live interactive virtual field trips. During the training, participants will learn find, search, and schedule over 98,000 live virtual field trip experiences. Training is available to ONC BOCES component schools districts and/or school districts participating in the ONC BOCES DL Service. Zoom link will be sent out 1-2 before the event.

23. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Mandated 6 Hour Certification Workshop (ONLINE)

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Teachers, LTA's, Coaches

Dates: 8/13/2021


The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that candidates applying for certification, including educators with initial certification applying for professional certification, complete 6 hours of coursework or training on harassment, bullying, cyber bullying, and discrimination in schools [Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law]. This training also addresses microaggressions and social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. NYSED has temporarily authorized approved trainers to offer this workshop entirely online due to the COVID-19 crisis.

This fully online workshop runs from 8/13 - 8/24. Participants work at their own pace during this window, to complete all tasks and assignments by the course end date (August 24th). The course is composed of 7 modules, each consisting of recorded lectures, videos, readings, and activities. Participants will need access to a computer or device with internet access that will allow them to watch videos, view and complete documents in PDF format, complete Google Forms, and engage in online activities.

Registration ends on Monday, 8/9. Payment must be received no later than Thursday, 8/12. Please mail your CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY to:

ONC BOCES, Attn: Audra DeSilva, 7352 State Hwy 23, Suite 3, Oneonta, NY 13820. (Payable to: ONC BOCES)

No fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Jefferson CSD, Laurens CSD, Oneonta CSD, Roxbury CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, Worcester CSD

There is a $50 fee for all others.

On Thursday, 08/12 all registered participants will receive an email providing instructions for accessing the course. Upon completion, ONC BOCES will report your completion electronically. If you fail to complete this course by Tuesday, August 24th, you would need to register to retake the entire course again at the next offering.

24. TCI Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Initial Training (4 Day Course)

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations

Dates: 8/16/2021 to 8/19/2021

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The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
- Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
- Managing a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
- If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
- Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies.

Registration 8:00 AM
- 8:30 Start time

* Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

25. August Principals Academy (Virtual Session)

Program: Principals' Academy

Audience: Principals

Dates: 8/16/2021

Principals and building level leaders are invited to join a Zoom session from 9:00 - 11:30 am. We will discuss updates and 21-22 school year planning. Roundtable and Announcements will also be included.

A zoom link will be forwarded to all registered participants.

26. Utilizing the NYS Math Performance Level Descriptors to Support Scaffolding, Instruction, and Intervention

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/16/2021

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Performance Level Descriptors are available for grades 3-8 and Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II. These documents can help educators identify where a student is on the continuum of developing mastery of a standard. This workshop will introduce participants to the Performance Level Descriptors for their grade level. They will participate in looking at examples of student work to discuss the skill levels of the students who produced the work.

27. TI-Nspire CX technology for Algebra I - Virtual workshop

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: High School Math Teachers

Dates: 8/16/2021

This virtual session is provided by Dana Morse, our regional Texas Instruments trainer. He will overview the use of the TI-Nspire calculator, show strategies to get the most use out of your calculators, and give tips to help students be successful. He also typically shares free software for teachers, and offers suggestions on how to access the resources that help make teaching easier.

A zoom link with be sent to participants to day before.
News-O-Matic is both a kids' news stories publication and inquiry/research database. It publishes 5 new articles each day, with each article available at 3 reading levels and in multiple languages! Users also have access to more than 10,000 news stories published since 2013. Teachers can use it in the classroom by setting up their digital "Classroom", which allows them to assign articles, view students' quiz results, and some other basic functionality. School librarians can use it with students for inquiry and research projects. The content is written specifically for the K-8 audience by a small team of dedicated journalists, and each article is reviewed by a child psychologist for appropriateness. The interface is clean and engaging with fun features built in for students!

Join Brandon Cohen of News-O-Matic to learn about how to effectively utilize News-O-Matic - an interactive newspaper - to engage all K-8 students in reading through daily nonfiction articles. We will show you how to use all the features in News-O-Matic including highlighting ways to keep your students immersed in reading.

A Zoom link will be sent to participants prior to the workshop.

29. Accessibility in your Browser: Customizing Google Chrome to fit the Workflow of You and Your Students (TRLE)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 8/17/2021


Join this session to dive deep into Google Chrome and ChromeOS, learning applicable skills and tools to help the workflow for you and your students. This workshop will review Accessibility options, in addition to exploring practical workflow enhancements such as Bookmarking, Extensions, Shortcuts and other customizations.

This workshop is offered through the Teaching in Remote Learning Environments grant.

30. Embedding Social Emotional Learning in your Class Virtually: Engaging with Classcraft (TRLE)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 8/17/2021


This 2.5 hour session will discuss effective measures for implementing SEL practices schoolwide, while specifically focusing on the Classcraft platform. Classcraft is a gamified behavior and learning-management role-playing game. Best for Grades 4 through 12, Classcraft can act as a crucial platform to build communities and connections in your classroom. Participants will create their own accounts and explore effective implementation strategies to address SEL needs of students and build classroom community - while engaging students behaviorally, emotionally and cognitively.

This workshop is offered through the Teaching in Remote Learning Environments grant.

31. Online Assessment: Enhancing your Assessment Workflow with Google Forms (TRLE) - Virtual

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 8/18/2021


Join this 2.5 hour workshop to build skills and make assessments you'll use in your classroom and school. We'll learn how powerful Google Forms is as a data collection and analysis tool. We'll build quizzes and tests that automate and make your life easier, while also exploring add-ons such as FormMule, FormRanger, and Quiz Banker - all towards building your skill-set to create, and analyze online assessments.

This workshop is offered through the Teaching in Remote Learning Environments grant.

32. TCI Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Refresher (One Day Only)

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff who support Students in Crisis Situations

Dates: 8/19/2021

The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
- Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
- Managing a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
- If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
- Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies.

Registration 8:00 AM - 8:30 Start time

* Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

33. Social Emotional Learning Practices for the Classroom - Zoom

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 8/19/2021

This 2 1/2 hour VIRTUAL session will focus on integrating social emotional practices into your classroom. Participants will become familiar with CASEL's 3 Signature Practices, a tool for promoting SEL and fostering a positive learning environment. You will have an opportunity to explore resources and select one activity to incorporate into your classroom.

Registered participants will receive the Zoom link and materials via email 1 - 2 days before the event.

34. Teaching Online with Scratch - Coding and Creative Computing for All (TRLE) - Virtual

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 8/19/2021


Join this session to explore teaching online with the free block-based programming language of Scratch. Scratch was created by MIT in 2007, and has grown to over 79 million programmed projects, created by more than 72 million users. Participants will learn how to program their own basic animation, stories and games - while we take a deep dive into abundant curriculum resources for implementing into any classroom model. Most appropriate for grades 3 through 12, Scratch is a perfect tool for teaching creative computing and expression while addressing the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards.

This workshop is offered through the Teaching in Remote Learning Environments grant.

35. New Librarian Training (Mentorship)

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 8/23/2021

New or returning librarian? This workshop will give a basics for new librarians on all the resources available from the School Library System Dept.

36. Creation Tools STEAM - Cricut Design Space Workshop

Program: School Library System

Dates: 8/23/2021

Learn the basic features of Cricut Design space, tips for uploading and using your own images, layering and more! We will also demo cool accessories such as the Cricut Heat Press and the Cricut Mug Press. Proficiency in computer use and email address is required. Please bring your own laptop with Cricut Design Space installed. For the full experience, please bring your own Cricut Maker machine and cords.

37. Statistics Progression (6th Grade Teachers)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: 6th Grade Math Teachers

Dates: 8/24/2021


This in-person workshop is designed for 6th grade teachers in preparation for the new Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards introduced to 6th grade. We will look at the Statistics & Probability Progression and review the Next Generation Standards, crosswalk, and snapshot. We will then have time to explore ways to teach Statistics & Probability and walk away with a bundle of resources that could be used for Statistics & Probability (or any other domain)!

38. Lead Evaluator Training for Principals NEW

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 8/24/2021

This virtual session is the synchronous component of our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for principals who observe teachers. Participants should complete the asynchronous portion before attending this synchronous session.

This synchronous session, coupled with the asynchronous component, will meet the APPR requirements of Lead Evaluator training.

This training is for administrators who have not attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Registered participants will receive the asynchronous log in information. Participants will receive the Zoom link to the synchronous session on Monday, 8/23.

This is considered five hours of learning time due to the hours of asynchronous work completed prior to this two-hour synchronous session.

39. Regents Tips Using TI Nspire Technology - In-person session

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: High School Math Teachers

Dates: 8/24/2021


This in-person session is provided by Dana Morse, our regional Texas Instruments trainer. Take a deep dive into the TI-Nspire technology. Learn tips to assist students succeed and build math confidence. All attendees will receive the TI-Nspire CX Premium Teacher Software. If you are using the TI-Nspire technology, this session will help by unlocking the potential of the technology.

40. Mentor Training - August 25 - September 10 [Asynchronous]

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/25/2021

Through this self-paced learning opportunity, participants will receive training as required by the New York State Education Department, in preparation for taking on the role of mentor in their school districts.

Topics include:
- Mentor requirements per 100.2(dd) of the NYSED Commissioner of Education Regulations
- The role of a mentor, including supervision vs. evaluation
- Tools to facilitate an effective mentoring relationship, including a) an overview of adult learning theory; b) generational differences to consider; and c) effective feedback practices
- Considerations for guiding your mentee to develop relationships with students, families and colleagues

This asynchronous course is worth 6 professional development hours. The course will run from August 25th - September 10th. Participants may complete the coursework at any time during this window. Course materials are provided via Padlet, and require the ability to watch videos, read materials, and post responses from your personal device. Participants will receive a link to the course materials on August 25th.

41. TCI Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Refresher (One Day Only) - Charlotte Valley

Program: TCI

Audience: Teachers and Staff employed at Charlotte Valley

Dates: 8/25/2021

New
The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
- Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
- Managing a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
- If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
- Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies.

Registration 8:00 AM - 8:30 Start time

* Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

42. Mentor Training (In Person)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Dates: 8/25/2021


Participants will receive training as required by the New York State Education Department, in preparation for taking on the role of mentor in their school districts. Topics include:

- Mentor requirements per 100.2(dd) of the NYSED Commissioner of Education Regulations
- The role of a mentor, including supervision vs. evaluation
- Tools to facilitate an effective mentoring relationship, including a) an overview of adult learning theory; b) generational differences to consider; and c) effective feedback practices
- Considerations for guiding your mentee to develop relationships with students, families and colleagues

We will follow social distancing and masking protocols per current requirements on the day of the event. This information will be shared by email 1 - 2 days before the event.

Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to provide any food or coffee during our in-person workshops. You will have 1 hour on your own for lunch.

43. Classroom Management

(Asynchronous over a two week period, starting 8/16 through 8/27/21)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers, Administration, School Psychologist


Dates: 8/27/2021

Participants will learn positive behavior support1/4 classroom management strategies through activities and learning via Schoology with feedback via Google Forms including:
1) Arranging the physical environment
2) Defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules
3) Defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines
4) Active supervision
5) Behavior specific praise
6) Response strategies for inappropriate behavior
7) Class-wide group contingencies
8) Multiple opportunities to respond


***This training will be opened for a two week period from 8/16-8/27. You will be able to complete this course at your own pace till end date listed above***

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.
Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities.
Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.
Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

44. ONC Esports Initiative - Implementation Workshop - Part 3

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists, Technology Directors and Coordinators, Librarians, Technology Integration Specialists and IT/Network Admins

Dates: 9/29/2021


This is the third and final session of Implementation Workshops for ONC BOCES Esports Initiative.

The goal of this three-part workshop is to help build Esports programs in regional schools. This includes supporting and championing the organic growth of Esports by providing guidance, resources and connections. The workshop is not prescriptive; rather it looks to help mold to district needs, wants, culture and community.

Must have attended Part 1 and Part 2.

Learn more at: bit.ly/esports-workshop

This will be an in-person workshop. You will be given an hour for lunch.

Masks must be worn unless fully vaccinated and social distancing protocols will be followed. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to provide any food/snacks during our in-person workshops.