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1. School Violence Intervention And Prevention Course VIA ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

Program: 2023-2024 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA/Violence Preve

Audience: All professionals seeking educational certification

Dates: 7/11/2023

School violence is a significant public health issue and a harsh reality that educators face in the United States. School violence prevention is a top priority of policymakers nationwide. Education Law in New York State requires that certain individuals seeking licensure are required to complete two hours of training in school violence prevention and intervention. Upon completion, the learner will be able to:
*Identify the goal of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation.
*Discuss how the components of the SAVE legislation interface in the prevention of violence in schools.
*Describe how educational, legal/regulatory, and environmental domains promote school safety within the SAVE legislation.
*Describe how the Public Health model relates to school violence prevention and intervention.
*Discuss risk and protective factors related to school violence
Successful completion of this course meets the NYS Mandate.

A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the workshop.
IMPORTANT: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http:www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

You are required to have a working video camera to receive credit for this course.

This program may be used to meet 2 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
Fee for the course is $85. Please mail a check or money order made payable to SWBOCES to: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Attention: Alyssa Thau

Attend all 4 NYS Mandated Courses: $440 (DASA, Autism, Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Intervention & Prevention)


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sadika Clarke sclarke@swboces.org.

2. CIO Meeting - 2023-24 - Open to all Public and Non-Public CIO's

Program: LHRIC - Data Services

Audience: CIO's & Support Staff

Dates: 12/13/2023

For questions regarding this activity, please contact NAME.

3. Cisco Webex/InformaCast Presentation for Districts

Program: LHRIC - Networking Services

Dates: 5/10/2024

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dan LoPresti.
In this course we will explore applications of the New York State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards (NYSCSDF) as they reinforce and support New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), a series of performance expectations that define what students should understand and be able to do as a result of their study of science.

This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn to apply the New York State Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards (NYSCSDF) in science to support student learning as guided by the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).
  • Objective 2: To build lessons and project activities that apply the NYSCSDF to enhance student learning in the science classroom..

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will review the basics of Computer Science and Digital Fluency in the arts. This in-depth course will explore creative, fun, project-based art projects and concepts that integrate technology and STEAM learning. We'll explore a range of emerging and classic tools and media that teach the fundamentals and are cost-effective. We will cover incorporating the principles of Computer Science, Digital Fluency, and the arts along with how to engage students with creative projects, and then sharing ways to elevate the learning to the next level by adding elements such as collaboration, connection, and community.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn what the Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards are and how they can be used in the art classroom.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to integrate CS & DF into projects for use in any classroom environment.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards. This course will explore how these standards can look in your ELA class from K-12. We will explore all 5 concept areas as well as the sub concept areas. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement these standards into your ELA curriculum.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards and how these standards can look in your math class from Kindergarten to 12th grade. We will explore all 5 concept areas as well as the subconcept areas. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement these standards into your Math curriculum.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will provide educators with the understanding on how to make content comprehensible for ELLs/MLLs.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: Participants will understand how to use home language supports in multiple ways, with students and/or with parents helping their children.
  • Objective 2: Participants will learn about resources available to content area teachers through NYSED.
  • Objective 3: Review the essential elements for creating mini-webinettes in content areas for ELLs.
  • Objective 4: Deepen understanding of scaffolds and supports shared in previous sessions, and explore effective means of implementation.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards in Grades 2-3 classrooms. Participants will embark on an in-depth exploration of these standards, guided by comprehensive reviews and engaging activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will be empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their classroom practices, fostering digital literacy and computational thinking skills among their students. This course transcends the traditional notion of standalone standards, emphasizing their integration as a cornerstone across all grade levels and subjects. Through collaborative exploration and practical application, educators will discover innovative strategies to seamlessly infuse these standards into their curriculum, ensuring a cohesive and enriching learning experience for their students.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Welcome to a dynamic course designed for educators navigating the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within Grades 4-6 classrooms. Throughout this engaging program, participants will delve into a comprehensive exploration of these standards, guided by meticulous reviews and interactive activities. By the course's culmination, educators will be empowered to seamlessly infuse these standards into their classroom practices, nurturing digital literacy and computational thinking skills among their students. This course transcends conventional approaches by emphasizing the integration of these standards as fundamental elements across all grade levels and disciplines. Through collaborative exploration and hands-on application, educators will uncover innovative strategies to seamlessly embed these standards into their curriculum, fostering a cohesive and enriching learning environment for students as they progress through their academic journey.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Step into an enriching course crafted for educators navigating the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within Grades 7-8 classrooms. Throughout this immersive program, participants will embark on a thorough exploration of these standards, guided by meticulous reviews and dynamic activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will be empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their teaching practices, fostering digital literacy and advanced computational thinking skills among their students. This course goes beyond conventional approaches by emphasizing the integration of these standards as essential components across all subject areas and grade levels. Through collaborative exploration and practical application, educators will discover innovative strategies to seamlessly embed these standards into their curriculum, creating a cohesive and stimulating learning environment that prepares students for success in an increasingly digital world.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Join us in this course designed to delve into the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards specifically tailored for Kindergarten and First Grade classrooms. Throughout the program, participants will meticulously examine these standards, gaining a comprehensive understanding through a thorough review and analysis of various activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will emerge equipped and empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their classroom environments. This course transcends the notion of isolated standards, emphasizing their integration as a fundamental component across all grade levels and subjects. Through exploration and discussion, educators will uncover practical strategies to incorporate these standards into their already bustling curriculum schedules, ensuring a seamless integration that enhances student learning and digital literacy.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Join us for a comprehensive exploration of the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within the context of Physical Education classes. This course is designed to empower educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively integrate these standards into their teaching practices. Through a meticulous review of the standards and hands-on exploration of various activities, participants will gain the confidence to seamlessly implement these standards in their classrooms. This course emphasizes the importance of integrating these standards across all grade levels and subject areas, recognizing their relevance in preparing students for success in a digitally-driven world. By the course's conclusion, educators will be equipped with practical strategies to incorporate these standards into their already busy schedules, ensuring a holistic approach to student development. Join us on this journey to enhance digital fluency in Physical Education classrooms.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Cybersecurity. This course will explore the three subconcept areas within Cybersecurity. These are:
  • Risks
  • Safeguards
  • Response

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Cybersecurity.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Digital Literacy. This course will explore the two subconcept areas within Digital Literacy. These are:
  • Digital Use
  • Digital Citizenship

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Digital Literacy.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Impacts of Computing. This course will explore the 4 subconcepts within Impacts of Computing. These are:
  • Society
  • Ethics
  • Accessibility
  • Career Paths

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Impacts of Computing.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Networks and System Design. This course will explore the two subconcept areas within Networks and Systems Design. These are:
  • Hardware and Software
  • Networks and the Internet

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Networks and System Design.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • The focus of this course is to provide educators with the understanding on how to make content comprehensible for ELLs/MLLs.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: Participants will understand key research and concepts that support instruction of ELLs, such as Comprehensible Input, Scaffolded Supports and Home Language Supports.
  • Objective 2: Participants will identify key strategies to support ELLs in Content Area classes.
  • Objective 3: Participants will have understanding of ways to increase student engagement and connections, thereby develop stronger relationships with ELLs online.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Computational Thinking. This course will explore the four subconcepts within Computational Thinking. These are:
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Abstraction and Decomposition
  • Algorithms and Programming

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Computational Thinking.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 20. Supporting ELL/MLL Learners (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    During this online course, learners will explore challenges and strategies to foster ELLs' access to content in learning environments such as virtual or hybrid environments. This course will be open from October 2,2023 to December 15,2023 and is worth 5 CTLE Hours.

    Course Purpose
    Participants will delve deeper into key strategies highlighted in previous modules.
    Participants will observe strategies modeled in the classroom and reflect on their implementation.

    Modules
    Module 1: Introduction
    Module #2: Key Strategies
    Module #3: Focus on Scaffolds
    Module #4: Example of Multi-Language Classroom
    Module #5: Final Course Assignment
    Resources for Continued Learning
    Final Module: Get Your Digital Badge and Certificate



    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on January 15, and participants have until March 15, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.

    21. Supporting Students with Unique Abilities: An Introduction Course (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    In this course we will help teachers support students who have unique abilities by leveling the playing field and leveraging technology so that students can learn independently.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn strategies that support students with unique learning abilities.
  • Objective 2: To learn tools that will provide all students with equal access to knowledge.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 22. Supporting Students' Self Confidence and Motivation: An Introduction Course (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    In this course, we will explore ways to increase our students' confidence and intrinsic motivation. We will explore the vocabulary, resources, and activities that can be used to support our students. We will also take a look at the technology tools and resources that are available for you.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn ways to increase confidence and motivation.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to find and use the resources available to support student growth.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 23. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class (ACCESS VIRTUALLY via Zoom Videoconference)

    Program: 2023-2024 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA/Violence Preve

    Dates: 7/9/2024 to 7/10/2024

    The ability to provide a safe and supportive environment, free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying, is a top priority for K-12 educators nationwide. Through this 6-hour training participants will unpack the social patterns of harassment and discrimination based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and sex.
    The training will address:
    * The identification and mitigation of harassment
    * Bullying and discrimination
    * Strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias, and aggression in educational settings

    Successful completion of this course meets the NYS Mandate. Important: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

    Please log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.
    Your camera must be on and you must be present on-screen at all times during the session. Participation in the session, including responding to prompts in the chat, is required. Failure to adhere to these requirements will result in 0 credits. Zoom links will be emailed before the course begins.
    Fee: $160 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
    SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528
    Attention: Dina Roselli

    Attend all 4 NYS Mandated Courses: $440 (DASA, Autism, Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Intervention & Prevention) For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

    24. RECOVS Mental Health Education Leaders Partnership (MHELP) Meetings

    Program: RECOVS Mental Health Grant Year 1 (2024)

    Audience: District's mental health leadership teams include district leaders, school leaders, teachers, school-based mental health professionals, and any other stakeholders districts identify to lead the work.

    Dates: 7/10/2024 to 8/6/2024

    Mental health leadership teams from SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium will meet to discuss and collaborate around grant implementation, including:

    - Social-Emotional Learning (including launching CASEL's Leading Schoolwide SEL course for district leadership teams)
    - MTSS-i (including systems & structures and data & assessment)
    - professional learning plans
    - budget & logistics
    - other grant-related considerations

    Participants should come prepared to discuss current practices and plans related to SEL, mental health, and MTSS.

    The meetings will be held in person at 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison, NY - 3rd floor - with an option for remote attendance on an as needed basis.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    25. Summer Book Club- "Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum" by Chris Weber

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/10/2024 to 8/21/2024

    Join us for our summer book club as we work through chapters in the book "Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum" by Chris Weber. Kick-off will be on 6/26. The group will also meet on 7/10, 7/24, and 8/15.

    26. School Violence Intervention And Prevention Course VIA ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    Program: 2023-2024 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA/Violence Preve

    Audience: All professionals seeking educational certification

    Dates: 7/11/2024

    School violence is a significant public health issue and a harsh reality that educators face in the United States. School violence prevention is a top priority of policymakers nationwide. Education Law in New York State requires that certain individuals seeking licensure are required to complete two hours of training in school violence prevention and intervention. Upon completion, the learner will be able to:
    *Identify the goal of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation.
    *Discuss how the components of the SAVE legislation interface in the prevention of violence in schools.
    *Describe how educational, legal/regulatory, and environmental domains promote school safety within the SAVE legislation.
    *Describe how the Public Health model relates to school violence prevention and intervention.
    *Discuss risk and protective factors related to school violence
    Successful completion of this course meets the NYS Mandate.

    A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the workshop.
    IMPORTANT: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http:www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

    You are required to have a working video camera to receive credit for this course.

    This program may be used to meet 2 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
    Fee for the course is $85. Please mail a check or money order made payable to SWBOCES to: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Attention: Alyssa Thau

    Attend all 4 NYS Mandated Courses: $440 (DASA, Autism, Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Intervention & Prevention)


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sadika Clarke sclarke@swboces.org.

    27. 5th Annual Summer Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

    Program: 2023-2024 - (DEI) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Audience: All educators

    Dates: 7/15/2024 to 7/18/2024

    Our DEI Institute (July 16 - July 18) brings together teachers, leaders, and experts from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who share responsibility for and a deep commitment to advancing equity. As colleagues, we will learn, collaborate, plan, and lead for actionable change to build more equitable and inclusive schools, districts, and communities.

    Institute Highlights:
    - NEW! Free "Pre-Institute" Day (Monday, July 15): Open to all registered for the Institute and who are new to leading DEI work. Together we will explore key learning and DEI-specific leadership considerations for success
    - Inspiring keynotes with experts
    - Hybrid Sessions; Attend in person or virtually led by PreK-12 educators
    - Work sessions to apply new learning to curriculum, practice, and policy
    - Networking and community-building opportunities
    - Customize your institute experience to meet personal and professional interests and needs

    Each Institute participant will receive a $100.00 credit toward the 2024-2025 DEI Leaders' Network registration fee.

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For information contact Sadika Clarke at sclarke@swboces.org.

    28. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/17/2024


    Please join us Wednesday, July 17 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    New to Finalsite? Or, are you a veteran Composer admin but could use a "refresh" of fundamentals? This session will review all of the fundamentals in Finalsite Composer including page building, use of Elements, Posts & Boards, Resources & Galleries, Calendars, & Forms. Come take advantage of this learning & work session to power up your Finalsite knowledge & skills in a relaxed and fun summer breeze style with our region's Finalsite guru, Randy Hall.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 7. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Wednesday, July 17 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!
    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    29. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/17/2024


    Please join us Wednesday, July 17 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More.
    oin this "deep dive” into the creative and time-saving power of Finalsite's Posts module, Resource Galleries, and Shared Elements. We'll explore examples from other districts making board policies accessible and translatable online, providing interactive software inventories and visual art galleries, and saving time using ‘evergreen' style callouts and promos that are quick and easy to add when you just need that ‘extra something' on a page.

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an morning session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 7. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Wednesday, July 17 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    30. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/18/2024


    Please join us Thursday, July 18 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC

    8:30 - 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Already been using Schoology Assessments and ready for more? In this deep dive session, we'll review lesser known question types that can expand the ways we ask students to demonstrate and apply their learning, see how to use media to enrich our question and response options, learn how to collaboratively create and use assessments and item banks, and get tips on how to differentiate and personalize assessments. If you have burning questions about Schoology Assessments, come ask Randy!

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)


    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 8. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Thursday, July 18 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Thursday, August 8 PM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    31. DPSS - DPO 201 (SUMMER Session) *Virtual*

    Program: LHRIC - Data Privacy & Security Service

    Dates: 7/18/2024

    Elevate Your Skills Beyond DPO 101

    You have mastered the basics with DPO 101; now it's time to take your expertise to the next level. Being a Data Protection Officer (DPO) involves more than just ensuring the Data Protection Agreement (DPA) is signed-it's about advancing your district's overall cyber maturity.

    Join us for DPO 201, where we'll delve into critical aspects of enhancing your district's cybersecurity posture. In this workshop, you will:




    •Explore RIC One's Proposed Project Management Tool: Discover how this innovative tool can streamline your project workflows and bolster your security initiatives.




    •Develop a Security Governance Team: Learn the importance of establishing a dedicated team to oversee and support your district's data privacy and security policies and procedures.




    •Get Tips for Renewing Your Cyber Insurance: Gain insights into the renewal process and understand the key factors insurers consider to ensure you have the best coverage.




    •Prepare for the NYSED Data Security Review: Understand the requirements and best practices to successfully navigate the New York State Education Department's data security review.




    •Conduct Risk Assessment and Management: Master the techniques for identifying, assessing, and managing risks to protect your district's data effectively.

    This workshop is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to improve your district's cybersecurity framework and stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of data protection.

    When:
    Thursday, July 18, 10:00 am - 11:30 AM Eastern Time

    Where:
    Virtual - Zoom link will be provided after the registration.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Raheela Baig.

    32. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/18/2024


    Please join us Thursday, July 18 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Arrive early with your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Come dive-in to some of Randy's favorite "tricks n' treats” in Schoology. We'll also review time-saving options using the SGY Gradebook, creative ways to use custom Grading Scales and rubrics, strategies to organize and optimize our materials for student learning, and explore all of the recent Schoology enhancements and use of Course Templates.


    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 8. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Thursday, July 18 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 PM - 8:30 to 11:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    33. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI in the Classroom: Differentiating to Support All Learners

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    Starting Soon
    This workshop is to provide educators with innovative strategies to personalize instruction and cater to diverse learning needs using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. We will explore how AI tools can facilitate differentiated instruction, ensuring that students receive support and challenge to promote academic success. Participants will gain insights into leveraging AI for adaptive learning, personalized feedback, scaffolds and extensions, empowering them to create inclusive and engaging learning environments where all learners thrive.

    34. Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Program: 2024-2025 - Health and Wellness

    Audience: Secondary educators and those who work with adolescents.

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    NewStarting Soon
    Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Participants are taught an action plan that they can apply to non-crisis and crisis situations.

    The course includes 2 hours of self-paced (asynchronous) remote learning, which will be emailed to participants to complete in advance of the scheduled session, which consists of 4.5 hours of synchronous real-time learning via Zoom, plus a 30-minute break.

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


    • Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.

    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.

    • Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to non-crisis situations.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.

    • Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Youth Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    35. Youth Mental Health First Aid for RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium

    Program: RECOVS Mental Health Grant Year 1 (2024)

    Audience: Please note that this training is limited to personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium.

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    Starting Soon
    Please note that this training is free for personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium. If you have questions about whether you are eligible to attend for free, please contact Adam Weinstock (aweinstock@swboces.org).

    Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Participants are taught an action plan that they can apply to non-crisis and crisis situations.

    The course includes 2 hours of self-paced (asynchronous) remote learning, which will be emailed to participants to complete in advance of the scheduled session, which consists of 4.5 hours of synchronous real-time learning via Zoom, plus a 30-minute break.

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


    • Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.

    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.

    • Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to non-crisis situations.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.

    • Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Youth Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    36. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI in the Classroom: Maintaining and Supporting Academic Integrity

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    Starting Soon
    AI technology has brought forth transformative possibilities for teaching and learning. However, along with its benefits, AI also presents new challenges in maintaining academic integrity. The workshop aims to equip teachers with the knowledge and resources needed to foster a culture of academic integrity in their classrooms while leveraging AI technologies effectively.

    37. DPSS - CISA CPG (SUMMER Session)

    Program: LHRIC - Data Privacy & Security Service

    Dates: 7/25/2024

    Starting Soon
    We are excited to announce a summer workshop in collaboration with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) focused on Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs). This workshop is designed to provide valuable insights and practical guidance on implementing CPGs to enhance the security posture of your school district.

    Workshop Highlights: Learn about CISA's Cybersecurity Performance Goals, developed through extensive consultation with industry experts, government officials, and other stakeholders.

    1. Govern: The organization's cybersecurity risk management strategy, expectations, and policy are established, communicated, and monitored.
    2. Identify: The organization's current cybersecurity risks are understood.
    3. Protect: Safeguards to manage the organization's cybersecurity risks are used.
    4. Detect: Possible cybersecurity attacks and compromises are found and analyzed.
    5. Respond: Actions regarding a detected cybersecurity incident are taken.
    6. Recover: Assets and operations affected by a cybersecurity incident are restored.

    When:
    Thursday, July 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM Eastern Time

    Where:
    450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Raheela Baig

    38. Summer Literacy Symposium: Leading for Literacy

    Program: 2023-2024 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: All educators

    Dates: 7/30/2024 to 7/31/2024

    Our Summer Literacy Symposium brings together teachers, leaders, and leading literacy experts who are committed to the NYSED Literacy Initiative. Together, we will learn, collaborate, plan, and lead for actionable change to build more explicit and systematic literacy instruction across the curriculum aligned to the Science of Reading.


    Symposium Highlights:
    - Inspiring keynote and Q & A featuring Natalie Wexler, education writer and the author of The Knowledge Gap, co-author, The Writing Revolution and Forbes contributor.

    Sessions led by literacy experts including:
    - Janise Lane: Regional Vice President for Partner Success for Amplify and former Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Baltimore City Schools
    - Rosen Publishing's Literacy coach, Emily Nudds,specializing in the Science of Reading
    - Alexis Poncha: Director of the Winward Institute
    - Dr. Danielle Gomez: Research and Outreach Director of The Windward Institute and host of the Research Education ADvocacy (READ) Podcast
    - Christine Teahan, Co-Director of Academics and Ailish McDermott, Senior Faculty at The Writing Revolution
    - Megan Faughnan: Associate Director for Implementation Services-NYC at Great Minds

    All attendees will receive access to the eBook and audiobook of The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America's broken education system-and how to fix it by Natalie Wexler.
    All attendees will receive a $50.00 credit toward the 2024-2025 Elementary or Secondary Literacy Study Group registration fee.

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For information contact Hope Weinberg at hweinberg@swboces.org.

    39. Unlock the Power of Canva for Engaging Classroom Experiences!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/30/2024

    Join us for an in-person, immersive full-day workshop designed to equip educators with the skills to harness the full potential of Canva for Education.
    This comprehensive training will cover:
    -Mastering Canva's intuitive interface and tools for creating visually stunning educational content.
    -Exploring advanced features like AI text summarizers, background removers, and content planners to streamline your workflow.
    -Hands-on activities to create infographics, presentations, and lesson plans tailored to your subject area.
    -Collaborative mini project to integrate Canva's capabilities creatively for maximum student engagement.

    Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your teaching materials and captivate your students with Canva's cutting-edge tools.

    40. DPSS - INFOSEC (Sumer Session) *Hybrid*

    Program: LHRIC - Data Privacy & Security Service

    Dates: 8/5/2024

    This workshop is for our current Infosec IQ users only.

    RIC One Data Privacy and Security Services will be hosting an InfoSec Summer Workshop. Come and join us and discover how to equip your faculty and staff with the skills to recognize and respond to phishing attacks. A representative from InfoSec will review current updates and resources to the application that you can use to tailor simulated phishing campaigns to your organization's specific needs

    InfoSec Districts can utilize this time to plan their 2024-2025 Phish Sim and Aware Ed campaigns, based on previous campaign results, to continually improve security awareness.

    WHERE:
    450 Mamaroneck Ave in Harrsion NY
    WHEN:
    August 5, Monday 10 AM - 12 PM

    *A Zoom link will be provided upon request.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Raheela Baig

    41. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/7/2024


    Please join us Wednesday, August 7 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    New to Finalsite? Or, are you a veteran Composer admin but could use a "refresh" of fundamentals? This session will review all of the fundamentals in Finalsite Composer including page building, use of Elements, Posts & Boards, Resources & Galleries, Calendars, & Forms. Come take advantage of this learning & work session to power up your Finalsite knowledge & skills in a relaxed and fun summer breeze style with our region's Finalsite guru, Randy Hall.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    42. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/7/2024


    Please join us Wednesday, August 7 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    12:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!
    oin this "deep dive” into the creative and time-saving power of Finalsite's Posts module, Resource Galleries, and Shared Elements. We'll explore examples from other districts making board policies accessible and translatable online, providing interactive software inventories and visual art galleries, and saving time using ‘evergreen' style callouts and promos that are quick and easy to add when you just need that ‘extra something' on a page.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals



    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    43. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/8/2024


    Please join us Thursday, August 8 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Schoology Sessions at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Already been using Schoology Assessments and ready for more? In this deep dive session, we'll review lesser known question types that can expand the ways we ask students to demonstrate and apply their learning, see how to use media to enrich our question and response options, learn how to collaboratively create and use assessments and item banks, and get tips on how to differentiate and personalize assessments. If you have burning questions about Schoology Assessments, come ask Randy!

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Thursday, August 8 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    44. Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Program: 2024-2025 - Health and Wellness

    Audience: Secondary educators and those who work with adolescents.

    Dates: 8/8/2024

    New
    Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Participants are taught an action plan that they can apply to non-crisis and crisis situations.

    The course includes 2 hours of self-paced (asynchronous) remote learning, which will be emailed to participants to complete in advance of the scheduled session, which consists of 4.5 hours of synchronous real-time learning via Zoom, plus a 30-minute break.

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


    • Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.

    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.

    • Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to non-crisis situations.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.

    • Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Youth Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    45. Youth Mental Health First Aid for RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium

    Program: RECOVS Mental Health Grant Year 1 (2024)

    Audience: Please note that this training is limited to personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium.

    Dates: 8/8/2024

    Please note that this training is free for personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium. If you have questions about whether you are eligible to attend for free, please contact Adam Weinstock (aweinstock@swboces.org).

    Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Participants are taught an action plan that they can apply to non-crisis and crisis situations.

    The course includes 2 hours of self-paced (asynchronous) remote learning, which will be emailed to participants to complete in advance of the scheduled session, which consists of 4.5 hours of synchronous real-time learning via Zoom, plus a 30-minute break.

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


    • Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.

    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.

    • Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to non-crisis situations.

    • Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.

    • Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Youth Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    46. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/8/2024


    Please join us Thursday, August 8 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Arrive early with your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Come dive-in to some of Randy's favorite "tricks n' treats” in Schoology. We'll also review time-saving options using the SGY Gradebook, creative ways to use custom Grading Scales and rubrics, strategies to organize and optimize our materials for student learning, and explore all of the recent Schoology enhancements and use of Course Templates.

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Thursday, August 8 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    47. Educlimber EdCamp - draft

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact NAME.

    48. [Learning in the Age of AI: Build Your Knowledge] A Beginner's Look at Using Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    "AI is all the rage but I'm not sure how to apply it in my classroom or even if I should!" Classroom teachers will get a beginner's glimpse at using AI in the classroom.

    49. Restorative Practices for School & District Leaders for RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium

    Program: RECOVS Mental Health Grant Year 1 (2024)

    Audience: Please note that this training is limited to personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium.

    Dates: 8/20/2024

    Please note that this training is limited to leaders from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium. If you have questions about whether you are eligible to attend, please contact Adam Weinstock (aweinstock@swboces.org). Lori DeCarlo of Restorative Edge Consulting will lead this interactive training, which is essential for leaders who are bringing restorative practices to their schools/districts - to understand key principles of restorative practices and conditions for systemic implementation designed to support social-emotional learning and mental health.

    The training will focus on:





    • Restorative practices as a trauma-informed approach for creating a culture of belonging, safety, and inclusion.





    • Responsive restorative practices, including Affective Communication/Non-Violent Communication, Tier 2 Whole Group Responsive Circles, and Tier 2 Restorative Circles to respond to specific incidents of harm.





    • Systemic considerations, including implementation science and discipline policies and practices (e.g. Codes of Conduct)

    A highly engaging Restorative Pedagogy will be utilized for the delivery of in-person instruction. For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    50. Restorative Practices Training for RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium

    Program: RECOVS Mental Health Grant Year 1 (2024)

    Audience: Please note that this training is limited to personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium.

    Dates: 8/21/2024 to 8/23/2024

    Please note that this training is limited to personnel from districts who are part of SWBOCES's RECOVS Mental Health Grant Consortium. If you have questions about whether you are eligible to attend, please contact Adam Weinstock (aweinstock@swboces.org). Lori DeCarlo of Restorative Edge Consulting will lead this interactive series to provide training to educators in the use of restorative practices designed to support social-emotional learning and mental health.

    The training will focus on:



    • Restorative practices as a trauma-informed approach for creating a culture of belonging, safety, and inclusion



    • Responsive restorative practices, including Affective Communication/Non-Violent Communication, Tier 2 Whole Group Responsive Circles, and Tier 2 Restorative Circles to respond to specific incidents of harm.

    A highly engaging Restorative Pedagogy will be utilized for the delivery of in-person instruction. In addition, experiential learning will be utilized in the form of practicum assignments between sessions. For questions regarding this activity, please contact aweinstock@swboces.org.

    51. Collaborating with English Language Learners (ELL) in the Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/21/2024

    Collaborating with English Language Learners (ELL) in the classroom ensures an inclusive educational environment that supports students from diverse linguistic backgrounds in achieving academic success.” This workshop will demonstrate technology strategies to easily implement for success when working in a multilingual classroom .

    52. CIO Meeting - 2024-25 - Open to all Public and Non-Public CIO's

    Program: LHRIC - Data Services

    Audience: CIO's & Support Staff

    Dates: 8/28/2024

    New
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Denise Consaga.

    53. Instructional Strategies for Educators of ELLs K-12 - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: Content area and ENL teachers of ELLs K-12

    Dates: 9/12/2024

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    This session is for content area teachers of ELLs seeking to provide additional support for their English language learners. Participants will learn how to write language objectives, provide high support and access to the content through instructional strategies and culturally responsive practices, and assess student learning and progress. Classroom and state testing accommodations for ELLs will also be covered.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Facility Fee: $19.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    54. Formative and Summative Assessment Strategies for ELLs/MLLs - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: PreK-12 Educators, Administrators, Paraprofessionals, ESL Teachers, Special Educators

    Dates: 10/10/2024

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    Assessment is an integral component of education, as it guides instruction and provides opportunities for feedback to educators and students.

    We have summative and interim assessments that provide a snapshot of student performance during a moment in time, such as state assessments and locally-administered benchmarks. We also have daily formative assessments, which provide feedback on teaching and learning in real time.

    During this workshop, participants will learn strategies to help ELLs/MLLs navigate summative assessments, as well as formative assessment strategies to assist teachers in their daily understanding of student performance.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Workshop Fee: $38.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    55. A Dynamic Duo: ENL Teachers & School Librarians - Series of 3 Sessions - at Southern Westchester BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: This workshop is intended for ENL teachers and school librarians to attend together as a partnership. Building and district leaders are welcome to attend along with an ENL teacher and school librarian.

    Dates: 10/11/2024 to 3/21/2025

    New
    This professional learning workshop series is a collaboration between the SWBOCES School Library System and the Hudson Valley Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (HV RBERN). It is designed to promote teamwork between ENL teachers and School Librarians from the same school or district. School Librarians and ENL teachers should register to attend together as a team for all sessions.

    Participants will collaborate to develop an event or initiative for ELLs that includes literacy components and recognition of student achievements. Participants will be provided with strategies and support to develop a strong foundation for a successful partnership.

    Session 1 Newcomers to the series: October 11, 9:00-2:30 PM - 4.5 credits The morning session will include introductory presentations and activities designed to give participants a better understanding of each other's roles, as well as strategies to develop a successful partnership. The afternoon session will include highlights of recent Dynamic Duo events, discussion of funding and family engagement resources, and prep time to begin collaborative work.

    Returning participants: October 11, 12:30-2:30 PM - 2 credits An afternoon working session will include highlights of past participants' work, discussion of funding and family engagement resources, and prep time to begin collaborative work.

    Session 2 January 10, 9:00-2:30 PM - 4.5 credits Working session for all teams to continue developing their plans. Participants will engage in feedback activity and receive support from SLS and RBERN staff.

    Session 3 March 21, 9:00-2:30 PM - 4.5 credits Participants will review and share their experiences and discuss ideas for continued collaboration with their partners.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    56. Integrated ENL Co-Teaching Series - for WHITE PLAINS, PORT CHESTER, & KATONAH-LEWISBORO ONLY - 3 Sessions: 10/17/24, 11/21/24, 12/3/24 - at Southern Westchester BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: ENL and content area co-teaching partnerships, dually certified ENL and content area teachers

    Dates: 10/17/2024 to 12/3/2024

    This series will help co-teaching pairs to understand, plan for, and successfully implement Integrated ENL Co-Teaching in their content area classes. This series will discuss the NYS Co-Teaching Topic Briefs and reference the book Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection by Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld.

    Session 1 will focus on building co-teaching relationships, culturally responsive sustaining education, and instructional strategies.
    Session 2 will focus on co-planning practices and routines, assessment and writing language and content objectives.
    Session 3 will focus on co-teaching models.

    Opportunities for implementation of the practices and strategies will be embedded throughout the series. Classroom and state testing accommodations for ELLs will also be covered.

    We strongly recommend that ENL teachers attend this series with one co-teacher to allow pairs to strengthen their relationship and dedicate time within each session to planning upcoming units and lessons that they will co-teach together. Dually certified ENL and content area teachers are also encouraged to register.

    All participants must bring a device to access materials and participate in activities.

    Fee: Free

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    57. The Science & Joy of Reading in the School Library

    Program: 2023-2024 - School Library Services

    Dates: 10/22/2024

    Librarians and library services play a significant role in the literacy development of young people. Through their expertise and the use of library resources, librarians positively influence the implementation and success of evidence-based literacy instruction as defined by NYSED's Literacy Briefs and current research about literacy and libraries. In this workshop, participants will examine research findings and instructional resources, collaborate with peers, and develop plans for supporting and enhancing student's literacy and social development.

    Donalyn Miller, Keynote Presenter
    Research findings show that wide reading can foster the development of positive social behaviors and attitudes, including empathy. Wide reading remains one of the most accessible ways for young people to build background knowledge about topics of personal interest and academic study. In this session, Donalyn Miller will share research findings, instructional moves, resources, and programming ideas for promoting wide reading. Session includes work session time to explore resources and collaborate with peers.

    This full day event has been planned in coordination with the School Library Systems Association of New York State. Colleagues from across the state will join us from other satellite locations as we engage in our learning at Southern Westchester BOCES. For questions regarding this activity, please contact: jcannell@swboces.org.

    58. Pre-Referral Considerations for ELLs - at Orange Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: All teachers, administrators, teaching assistants, counselors and therapy providers of English Language Learners in all grades and settings

    Dates: 11/14/2024

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    When an ELL is struggling academically, educators may consider a referral for special education services. This is a complex process and requires careful examination of the intersection of multiple elements. During this workshop, participants will explore how second language acquisition, cultural and linguistic diversity and educational environments play a part in student learning. We will also examine behaviors of language acquisition that mimic a disability, legal requirements and exclusionary factors. This knowledge will help teams rule out external or systemic factors, and plan for appropriate interventions and assessments.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Facility Fee: $19.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Alison Provencher.

    59. Working with Newcomers - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: All teachers, administrators, teaching assistants, counselors and therapy providers of English Language Learners in all grades and settings

    Dates: 12/12/2024

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    Newcomer ELLs, or students who arrive at school knowing very little English, can face many challenges during their first days of school. This course explores some of the social, linguistic and cultural considerations for newly arrived ELLs. Suggestions for helping newcomers access content, establishing connections to parents, and recognizing the learning resources that newcomers bring to their peers and to their teachers are explored. This workshop will cover inquiry-led, Project-Based Learning (PBL) instruction for diverse, multilingual learners, including high school SIFE students.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Facility Fee: $19.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    60. Integrated ENL Co-Teaching Series - 3 Sessions: 1/9/25, 2/6/25, 3/13/25 - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: ENL and content area co-teaching partnerships, dually certified ENL and content area teachers

    Dates: 1/9/2025 to 3/13/2025

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    This series will help co-teaching pairs to understand, plan for, and successfully implement Integrated ENL Co-Teaching in their content area classes. This series will discuss the NYS Co-Teaching Topic Briefs and reference the book Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection by Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld.

    Session 1 will focus on building co-teaching relationships, culturally responsive sustaining education, and instructional strategies.
    Session 2 will focus on co-planning practices and routines, assessment and writing language and content objectives.
    Session 3 will focus on co-teaching models.

    Opportunities for implementation of the practices and strategies will be embedded throughout the series. Classroom and state testing accommodations for ELLs will also be covered.

    We strongly recommend that ENL teachers attend this series with one co-teacher to allow pairs to strengthen their relationship and dedicate time within each session to planning upcoming units and lessons that they will co-teach together. Dually certified ENL and content area teachers are also encouraged to register.

    All participants must bring a device to access materials and participate in activities.

    Facility Fee: $114.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

    61. SLS Annual Joint Conference-Pathways to Progress: School Librarians Forge Ahead

    Program: 2023-2024 - School Library Services

    Audience: School Librarians, K-12 Educators, Administrators

    Dates: 3/28/2025

    The SLS Annual Joint Conference,"Pathways to Progress: School Librarians Forge Ahead," addresses the evolving landscape of education and the crucial role of school librarians. Pathways to Progress will equip school librarians as learning leaders with the tools and knowledge necessary to respond to contemporary factors influencing education and student learning. Through multidisciplinary engagement and upholding professional standards, school librarians can inspire students to develop diverse skill set that prepares them for the complexities of the modern world. Early Bird Special: Before February 28,2025-$125 After February 28,2025-$150 For questions regarding this activity, please contact jcannell@swboces.org.

    62. ENL, Immigration, and Graduation Pathways for High School Counselors and Directors of Guidance - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: High School Counselors and Directors of Guidance

    Dates: 5/8/2025

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    This workshop equips high school counselors with the knowledge and strategies to award transfer credits, develop personalized graduation plans, and navigate NYS assessment requirements for immigrant and ENL students. We will explore best practices for integrating diverse learners into your school's schedule, ensuring a successful journey towards graduation.

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Facility Fee: $19.00

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact David Mumper.

    63. New York State ELL Identification Workshop - at Orange-Ulster BOCES [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120]

    Program: 2024-2025 - HV RBERN

    Audience: School and District Leaders

    Dates: 6/12/2025

    Closed
    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    This workshop will include an overview of New York State regulations related to the English Language Learner Identification process. Participants will unpack the ELL Identification Flowchart, Home Language Questionnaire, and Individual Interview process. Participants will also understand when and how to convene a Language Proficiency Team and how to screen for potential SIFE students (Students with Interrupted Formal Education).

    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)
    * Parent Orientation and Student Placement procedure
    * How and when to initiate and ELL Identification Review

    Participants should bring a device to access workshop materials.

    Facility Fee: $19

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.