Catalog: ONC BOCES Instructional Support Services

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1. Transition for Families ** Note New Time**

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Family Members, Students and Professionals

Dates: 12/2/2020

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The goals of this training is to ensure that guardians, family members and students can work with their CSE to collaboratively:
1.Assess their child's strengths, interests, and needs;
2.Establish measurable post-secondary goals and annual goals; and
3.Identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities.


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☒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.

2. Disproportionality by Race/ Ethnicity in Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disablilites

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

Dates: 12/3/2020

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This mandatory training for districts who have demonstrated disproportionality by race/ ethnicity and been contracted by NYSED's Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA). Professional Development for identified districts will be provided at no cost through the Office of Special Education's Educational Partnership.

Please register with a district team including, but not limit to: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

This training will be offered synchronously four times. Teams only need to attend one session. Please see dates and times below.

** ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT UPON REGISTRATION**

3. Disproportionality by Race/ Ethnicity in Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disablilites

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

Dates: 12/3/2020

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This mandatory training for districts who have demonstrated disproportionality by race/ ethnicity and been contracted by NYSED's Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA). Professional Development for identified districts will be provided at no cost through the Office of Special Education's Educational Partnership.

Please register with a district team including, but not limit to: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

This training will be offered synchronously four times. Teams only need to attend one session. Please see dates and times below.

** ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT UPON REGISTRATION**

4. Disproportionality by Race/ Ethnicity in Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disablilites

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

Dates: 12/4/2020

Starting Soon
This mandatory training for districts who have demonstrated disproportionality by race/ ethnicity and been contracted by NYSED's Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA). Professional Development for identified districts will be provided at no cost through the Office of Special Education's Educational Partnership.

Please register with a district team including, but not limit to: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

This training will be offered synchronously four times. Teams only need to attend one session. Please see dates and times below.

** ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT UPON REGISTRATION**

5. Disproportionality by Race/ Ethnicity in Disciplinary Actions for Students with Disablilites

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

Dates: 12/4/2020

Starting Soon
This mandatory training for districts who have demonstrated disproportionality by race/ ethnicity and been contracted by NYSED's Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA). Professional Development for identified districts will be provided at no cost through the Office of Special Education's Educational Partnership.

Please register with a district team including, but not limit to: Administrator, Director of Special Education, CSE Chairperson, and SPED Teaching staff.

This training will be offered synchronously four times. Teams only need to attend one session. Please see dates and times below.

** ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT UPON REGISTRATION**

6. Principals Academy (Virtual Session)

Program: Principals' Academy

Dates: 12/8/2020

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Principals Academy is for principals and building level administrators in the ONC BOCES region. Our focus areas for the year include instructional leadership, addressing social emotional needs, and observation/evaluation. Roundtable and NYSED & BOCES updates will be additional agenda items.

On 12/8, participants are invited to join a Zoom session from 8:45 - 11:30 am, focusing on engaging students during social distancing and fostering school connectedness. Members of the staff development team will also be available for office hours from 11:30 - 12:00.

7. Classroom Management (Opened Enrollment starting Nov.30th-Dec.11th for Cohort 3) Asynchronous over 2 weeks

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 12/11/2020

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


***ALL PARTICIPANTS CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW***

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☐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.

8. IEP Development(Opened Enrollment Nov. 30th- Dec.11th for Cohort 1) Asynchronous over 2 weeks

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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


Dates: 12/11/2020

Participants will learn how to write the following sections of the IEP through activities and learning via Schoology with feedback via Google Forms. The following sections are presented:
1. Regulatory Foundations
2. Present Levels of Performance (Evaluations, Academic, Social, Physical and Management Needs), Effect of Student Needs Statement, Student Needs Relating to Special Factors
3. Transition Measurable Post-Secondary Goals and Transition Needs Statement with Course of Study, Coordinated Set of Transition Activities
4. Measurable Annual Goals (Benchmarks/Objectives)
5. Considerations for Programming and Related Services
6. Supplementary Aides, Assistive Technology, Program Modifications/Accommodations, Supports for School Personnel, Extended School Year, Testing Accommodations
7. Participation is Assessments/Foreign Language and Students without Disabilities, and Special Transportation


***ALL PARTICIPANTS CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW***
This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☒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.
☒Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

9. Intensifying Interventions (Opened Enrollment start Dec. 1st - Dec 15th ) asynchronous training, opened for 2 weeks, with follow up office hours

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Principals

Dates: 12/15/2020

Introductory PD on instructional matching:
- Participants will be able to identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions
- Participants will learn when each of these approaches is appropriate, given the nature of the observed problem.
- Participants will learn how to titrate the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction
** ALL PARTICIPANT'S CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW **

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☐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.

10. Effective Intervention for Students with Sexualized Behavior

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Counselors, Social Workers, Crisis Counselors

Dates: 12/17/2020

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Sexualized behavior is relatively uncommon in school-aged children but can be very upsetting to professionals and parents. Students display sexualized behavior for a host of reasons, and there is not a single common profile. For most students pointing out the behavior is inappropriate, and it needs to stop is all that is needed, but for many the behavior will persist and requires specific interventions. Myths about sexualized behavior will be tackled, and practical and effective interventions taught.

Zoom link will be e-mailed to registrants a few days before the event.

11. Regional Model Schools Workshop

Program: Model Schools

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

Dates: 12/21/2020


The goal of Model Schools is to build regional relationships to promote technology initiatives. This includes facilitating the integration of technology into the classroom in efforts to positively impact student achievement. This workshop will cover effective hybrid/remote teaching, Ed-Law 2D compliance (with a Q&A time), resource sharing, collaborative discussions and more.

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

12. Improving Secondary Transition (Opened Enrollment starting Dec.7th-Dec.21st for Cohort 2) Asynchronous over 2 weeks

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and Special Education Teachers, related service providers, agency representatives (providers), school psychologists, school (guidance) counselors, CSE Chairperson, administrators, school leadership

Dates: 12/21/2020

This training provides a framework for the self-review of IEPs including the process and protocols as per State Performance Plan Indicator 13, an overview of the Transition planning process and key components of an Indicator 13 self-review of IEPs through RISE. Participants will have 2 weeks to complete the self-paced course.


***ALL PARTICIPANTS CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW***

Topics covered include: This course is designed to assist you in meeting Indicator 13 Requirements. Those requirements include:
Age appropriate transition assessment
Writing measurable postsecondary goals
Transition services-Coordinated set of activities
Courses of study
Aligning annual IEP goals
Student & agency invitations
Office hours will be available for those that complete the RISE course. Times and dates TBD and emailed to those participants.
This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☒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.
☒Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

13. Specially Designed Instruction (Opened Enrollment starting Dec.8th- Dec.22nd) asynchronous training, opened for 2 weeks, with folllow up office hours

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers, general education teachers, and other educational professionals in need of training on the basic essentials of SDI for students with disabilities

Dates: 12/22/2020

Participants will: - Develop introductory knowledge of specially designed instruction (SDI) - Identify ethical & legal reasons for the use of SDI - Be able to define SDI & its purpose - Understand the relationships between SDI & other instructional strategies - Be able to describe SDI & its core elements - Differentiate between accommodations & modifications - Practice selecting appropriate SDI based upon student needs & characteristics
**ALL PARTICIPANT'S CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW**


This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☐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.

14. Classroom Management (Opened Enrollment starting Dec.14th-23rd for Cohort 4) Asynchronous over 2 weeks

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 12/23/2020

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


***ALL PARTICIPANTS CAN PARTICIPATE AT ANYTIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW***

This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☐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.

15. IEP Development (Opened Enrollment Dec.14th-Dec.23rd for Cohort 2) Asynchronous over 2 weeks

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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


Dates: 12/23/2020

Participants will learn how to write the following sections of the IEP through activities and learning via Schoology with feedback via Google Forms. The following sections are presented:
1. Regulatory Foundations
2. Present Levels of Performance (Evaluations, Academic, Social, Physical and Management Needs), Effect of Student Needs Statement, Student Needs Relating to Special Factors
3. Transition Measurable Post-Secondary Goals and Transition Needs Statement with Course of Study, Coordinated Set of Transition Activities
4. Measurable Annual Goals (Benchmarks/Objectives)
5. Considerations for Programming and Related Services
6. Supplementary Aides, Assistive Technology, Program Modifications/Accommodations, Supports for School Personnel, Extended School Year, Testing Accommodations
7. Participation is Assessments/Foreign Language and Students without Disabilities, and Special Transportation


*** ALL PARTICIPANTS CAN PARTICIAPTE AT ANYTIME TIME PLEASE IGNORE THE TIME BELOW***
This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities (check all that apply- erase those that don't):

☒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.
☒Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

16. NYSAA Self - Directed Training for New Teachers Kickoff (Virtual)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/12/2021


This Zoom kick off session is designed to set new teachers up for success to complete the self - directed training modules for administering the NYSAA. We will take a tour of the Dynamic Learning Maps website to help you learn what resources are available to you. We will also review the Educator Checklist for 2020 - 2021, which highlights key tasks and responsibilities for administering the NYSAA.

After the kickoff session, participants will work independently in the assessment platform to complete the training. Participants will need to activate their accounts in Educator Portal PRIOR to training. Be sure to work with your CSE Chairperson to complete this step, as training cannot be accessed without account activation. When you have completed the self - directed training modules and passed the quizzes for each module, you will meet the requirements to administer NYSAA to your students.

Registered participants will receive the Zoom link and materials via email the day before the event.

17. Ask the Lawyer

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians, Teachers, and Administrators

Dates: 1/13/2021

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Does remote learning leave you with legal questions? Does thinking about copyright get you down? On January 13th at 4:00, the Greater CNY SLS Collaborative Events will host an interactive presentation with attorney Stephanie "Cole" Adams, to discuss the legal ins and outs of remote learning. Zoom information will be sent to those who register for the event. Please register on MLP.

A word about our presenter: Stephanie Adams provides legal services to libraries, museums, and educators throughout New York state through the "Ask the Lawyer" Service. A Central NY native (New Hartford High School, '91) and former page at the New Hartford Public Library, her law office is in Buffalo. She is looking forward to hearing your questions and discussing how the law can be an asset, not a burden, as educators adapt to the pressures of remote learning.

18. Best Practices for Implementing Erin's Law (Virtual)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, School Counselors, School Social Workers, School Psychologists

Dates: 1/20/2021


Effective 7/1/20, Erin's Law (Chapter 187 of the Laws of 2019) requires public schools to teach child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools will deliver practical and age - appropriate instruction on how to recognize the warning signs of child sexual abuse and exploitation, with resources on how to find help.

In this workshop, we will review best practices for planning and delivering child sexual abuse prevention curriculum. Participants will explore the grade banded curricular benchmarks, review NYSED's resource website, and examine their personal readiness to deliver curriculum on this topic.

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