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Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act or DASA) Workshop: Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. New York State's Dignity Act seeks to provide the State's public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. School professionals applying for certification or license on or after DECEMBER 31, 2013 are required to complete six clock hours of course work or training in this area. This training is designed to fulfill that requirement. Tuition is $50.00 for employees of districts which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $75.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Check made out to CiTi Treasurer. NO CASH please. Send attention Roseann Bayne, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

2. Let Kids Move!

Program: CNY/Oswego County Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/6/2017

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Why are active schools and classrooms so important? Because active kids do better! Physical activity not only helps kids stay healthy and strong, but it can contribute to higher test scores, improved attendance, better behavior in class, enhanced leadership skills and a lifetime of healthy habits. This workshop will focus on what teachers can do in their classrooms to integrate movement into every day lessons, thus facilitating a healthier classroom environment behaviorally, academically and socially.
Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act or DASA) Workshop: Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. New York State's Dignity Act seeks to provide the State's public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. School professionals applying for certification or license on or after DECEMBER 31, 2013 are required to complete six clock hours of course work or training in this area. This training is designed to fulfill that requirement. Tuition is $50.00 for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $75.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made out to CiTi Treasurer. Send attention Roseann Bayne. NO CASH please. To CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

4. Dignity for All Students Act: (Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees

Dates: 7/17/2017

The training will review the DASA regulations and updates; Review the roles and responsibilities of Dignity Act Coordinators; Share an overview of complaint process flow charts; Provide samples of DASA forms and investigation techniques; and provide an overview of best practices related to school-wide strategies for improved climate and culture. NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE 6hr REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION. No cost for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $50.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made to CiTi Treasurer. NO CASH please; to CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

5. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS)

Program: Exceptional Education

Audience: Front line staff who work with students who struggle managing their behaviors

Dates: 7/17/2017 to 8/2/2017

A Child in Crisis Needs Help What kind of help and how it is given make a crucial difference between the child's learning from the experience or being set back. The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training program for child and youth care staff presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

6. A Day of Mindfulness for Educators

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/17/2017

This full day session will provide an opportunity to cultivate mindfulness practices with other educators and further understanding of the implications for our students in the classroom. Experiencing the benefits of mindfulness in our schools begins with us! Activities on this day will include: Guided Meditation, Hooping, Yoga, QiGong, Walking Meditation, Mindful Eating and more!

7. Genrification of Your School Library

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 7/18/2017

You've heard other have done this and you've been wondering if this is the right thing for your students. Come for a morning presentation to hear Allison Earl tell how the Fulton School Librarians did this in their libraries. In this session, participants will learn about the process to move from the Dewey Decimal System to a more student-centered model based on genres for fiction chapter books. Participants will hear details about: 1. Pros and cons of genre-fication 2. Weeding the collection 3. Genre-fication 4. Re-cataloging 5. Re-shelving 6. Promoting genre-fication to stakeholders A question-and-answer session will follow about the transition, and participants will have the chance to begin the genre-fication process at Fitzhugh library.

8. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS)

Program: Exceptional Education

Audience: Front line staff who work with students who struggle managing their behaviors

Dates: 7/24/2017 to 7/28/2017

A Child in Crisis Needs Help What kind of help and how it is given make a crucial difference between the child's learning from the experience or being set back. The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training program for child and youth care staff presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

9. Road to Reading-A Program for Preventing & Remediating Reading Difficulties

Program: CNY/Oswego County Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/27/2017 to 7/28/2017

Workshop fee $75
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REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR THIS COURSE: THREE-RING BINDER, BLACHMAN, B. & TANGEL, D. (2008). ROAD TO READING: A PROGRAM FOR PREVENTING AND REMEDIATING READING DIFFICULTIES. BALTIMORE, MD: BROOKES PUBLISHING -AND- KILPATRICK, D. (2016). EQUIPPED FOR READING SUCCESS: A COMPREHENSIVE, STEP BY STEP PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPING PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND FLUENT WORD RECOGNITION. WORKSHOP FEE: (COVERS COSTS OF ADDITIONAL MATERIALS) $75.00. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO The Reading League. Road to Reading is a systematic and explicit intervention to build automatics and accurate word recognition. It is evidence-based and extensively used in empirical studies. This workshop meets the criteria for RTI and adaptable for individual or small group instruction and is appropriate for both Tier 1 and Tier 2. At this training you will learn how to: assess students, design and implement lesson plans, progress monitor students and so much more.

10. Book Talk: Assessing 21st Century Skills: A Guide to Evaluating Mastery & Authentic Learning

Program: CNY/Oswego County Teacher Center

Dates: 8/2/2017 to 8/23/2017

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Participants will take an in-depth look at assessment and how differentiation can improve the process in all grade levels and subject areas. The authors focus on how differentiation applies to various forms of assessment--pre-assessment, formative assessment, and summative assessment--and to grading and report cards. There is an emphasis on the importance of maintaining a consistent focus on the essential knowledge, understandings, and skills that all students must acquire, no matter what their starting point. Grounded in research and the authors' teaching experience, this book outlines a common-sense approach that is both thoughtful and practical, and that empowers teachers and students to discover, strive for, and achieve their true potential.
Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act or DASA) Workshop: Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. New York State's Dignity Act seeks to provide the State's public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. School professionals applying for certification or license on or after DECEMBER 31, 2013 are required to complete six clock hours of course work or training in this area. This training is designed to fulfill that requirement. Tuition is $50.00 for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $75.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made out to CiTi Treasurer. Send attention Roseann Bayne. NO CASH please. To CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

12. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) at Sandy Creek

Program: Exceptional Education

Audience: Front line staff who work with students who struggle managing their behaviors

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 8/11/2017

A Child in Crisis Needs Help What kind of help and how it is given make a crucial difference between the child's learning from the experience or being set back. The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training program for child and youth care staff presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

13. 2017 Oswego Writing Institute- Teaching Writing, Teaching Writers

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/15/2017 to 8/16/2017

This two day institute features author keynotes from Steve Sheinkin & Meg Medina. Additional sessions include Pathways to Writing Overview by Lucy Calkins, Using Mentor Texts to Write Authentically, Writing for Real Audiences and Real Purposes, Writing With Technology, How Do 6+1 and Writing Process Build Independent Writers?, Professional Writing for Publication and Presentation. There is also a call for presentations from the field. Please go to https://goo.gl/mbe8Wm for a presenter application.You must copy the link into your browser window. This event is free of charge!

14. Mindful Educator Teacher Training Introductory Session

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/21/2017

This full day session will provide an introduction the The Way of Mindful Education implementation for educators. This session will be followed by ongoing support and training provided throughout the school year.

15. SLS Book Repair Workshop

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 8/21/2017

Kary Barth, regional sales manager for Kapco Library Products, has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana and has worked with libraries since 1990. Formerly, the national library sales manager for Kapco, Kary authored a basic book repair guide that was previously available from Kapco and has presented book protection/repair workshops in various venues throughout the US. This workshop is designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials. Prevention is the key, but we will be addressing specific, common repairs: re-inserting loose pages, broken spines, torn header caps, ripped and torn pages. Each participant is asked to bring: one or two paperback books, preferably new or new-like, to demonstrate covering techniques: a hardbound book with a book jacket to demonstrate application of book jacket covers; a stapled book or magazine; one hardbound book that needs repair and a “naked” hardbound book; i.e., a hardbound book that does NOT have a book jacket cover.. Each participant will be provided with a free sample packet of materials. There is a drawing at every workshop for a DELUXE PAPERBACK PROTECTION KIT Retail Value $113.00

16. Dignity for All Students Act: (Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees

Dates: 8/22/2017

The training will review the DASA regulations and updates; Review the roles and responsibilities of Dignity Act Coordinators; Share an overview of complaint process flow charts; Provide samples of DASA forms and investigation techniques; and provide an overview of best practices related to school-wide strategies for improved climate and culture. NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE 6hr REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION. No cost for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $50.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made to CiTi Treasurer. NO CASH please; to CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

17. Follett / Destiny Professional Development

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 8/22/2017

Limited Seating - Modules include: Configuring Library Manager, Using Destiny LM reports and creating custom reports, Searching and using digital content through Destiny Discover, Managing your catalog and leveling books, Q & A time, Technical module - ILL, updating patrons, transferring books.

18. Cataloging

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 8/23/2017

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Cataloging Workshop with John Schuster (from OPALS). This workshop is not exclusive to OPALS users, but anyone who would like a session examining MARC records with an eye towards cataloging practices that provide your school community with a catalog that is dynamic and provides your collection with as many access points as possible. The workshop will look at MARC records and address their varied fields and subfields. During the session many resources will be provided to assist your cataloging processes. We will also look at standards with regard to call numbers, prefixes, suffixes, and other "notes" type access points or data that may be valuable to the library for collection management. Cataloging is not system specific; John will use OPALS but can also use other ILS systems as well.
Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act or DASA) Workshop: Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. New York State's Dignity Act seeks to provide the State's public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. School professionals applying for certification or license on or after DECEMBER 31, 2013 are required to complete six clock hours of course work or training in this area. This training is designed to fulfill that requirement. Tuition is $50.00 for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $75.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made out to CiTi Treasurer. Send attention Roseann Bayne. NO CASH please. To CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114

20. Dignity for All Students Act: (Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators and/or their Designees

Dates: 10/24/2017

The training will review the DASA regulations and updates; Review the roles and responsibilities of Dignity Act Coordinators; Share an overview of complaint process flow charts; Provide samples of DASA forms and investigation techniques; and provide an overview of best practices related to school-wide strategies for improved climate and culture. NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE 6hr REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION. No cost for employees of district which subscribe to the Oswego BOCES School Improvement Co-Ser. Tuition is $50.00 for all other attendees. If you are self-paying, please mail a Money Order or Bank Check made to CiTi Treasurer. NO CASH please; to CiTi, 179 County Route 64, Mexico, NY 13114