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1. Building Leadership Capacity - Initial Training for Evaluators of Teachers

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators

Dates: 4/22/2019 to 4/24/2019

Starting Today
This is the initial course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. This three day workshop serves to build a foundation for evaluation including a focus on evidence based observation. Observation focus will include special considerations for Teachers of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners. Topics also include New York State Teaching Standards, New York State Education Department APPR components and guidance documents. This course can be used as evidence for certification as Lead Evaluators, Peer and Independent Evaluators.

This three day workshop will be offered in the summer and again in the spring . Participants must attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion that the district may use as evidence in their process of certifying Lead Evaluators.

Materials:
Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.

Fee:
$747 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$897 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

2. SWBOCES IB - Informational/Planning Session

Program: 2018-2019 - International Baccalaureate - IB

Dates: 4/24/2019

NewStarting Soon
SWBOCES is hosting an informational/planning session on the International Baccalaureate program. Due to some IB restrictions, we will be changing the method in the way the workshops will be arranged. This is a very important meeting as we will be making preliminary decisions. If your district is interested in participating in the IB program at SWBOCES, please attend this session and feel free to bring your IB Coordinator/Colleague that is involved in the decision making process for IB.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

3. PPS Directors Meeting

Program: 2018-2019 Special Education Rye Lake

Audience: PPS Director

Dates: 4/24/2019

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PPS Directors' Meeting

4. Next Generation NYS ELA Standards K-5

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

Dates: 4/25/2019

Starting Soon
This workshop will examine the Next Generation New York State ELA Standards for grades K-5. We will explore the supporting documents including the new practices and introductions to the Standards. We will look at the crosswalks to compare the Next Gen to the Common Core. Participants will leave with instructional strategies that align with the new practices, and gain a new understanding of text complexity and argument.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

5. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - ONLINE Course - April 26 through May 13, 2019

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 4/26/2019 to 5/13/2019

Starting Soon
The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This asynchronous online course will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this online course, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

Course Start Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Course End Date: Monday, May 13, 2019


ALL course activities must be completed by dates indicated below to earn a total of 3 CTLE credits.

Here is the schedule of due dates:

Discussion Post Due: by 9PM on 5/3
Response Post Due: by 9PM on 5/7
Final Forum Post Due: by 9PM on 5/13
Three Quizzes Due: by 9PM on 5/13
Course Evaluation: Last Day of the Course on 5/13

Participants MUST be enrolled by April 24th (2 days before course start date).

Course access information will be shared to your MLP email address within 24 hours of the course start date.

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

6. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

(PLEASE ENTER THROUGH ISS MAIN ENTRANCE AT BACK OF BUILDING)

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 4/26/2019

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

Teaching Assistants play an integral role in supporting students throughout school settings making connections to students, helping them feel comfortable, and reinforcing routines and instruction. English Language Learners (ELLs) in our classrooms benefit from specialized support to help them reach instructional goals while gaining proficiency in English. As a result of this workshop, Teaching Assistants will gain understanding about the stages of language acquisition and the role of the student’s home language, and will explore strategies for supporting ELLs with acclimation to school routines, developing communication skills in English, and reinforcing instruction.

Level III Teaching Assistants can earn CTLE credit for participation in this workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

7. Specially Designed Instruction 6-12

Program: 2018-2019 - Special Education

Audience: 6-12 Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2019

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This interactive workshop will cover what Specially Designed Instruction is, why it is important, and how to implement it. There will be a specific focus on identifying and designing instruction for students who struggle with memory, language, and/or attention. There will be simulations to experience what it feels like to be a student with a learning disability. You will walk away with many strategies and resources to successfully implement Specially Designed instruction in your classroom.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

8. SLS Council Meeting

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 4/29/2019

The School Library System Council is responsible for developing and approving the Plan of Service; is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Plan of Service; recommends for approval the annual budget prior to submission to the District Superintendent for his signature; and supports the activities of the School Library System, through service on a committee.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

9. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Dates: 4/29/2019

This program will satisfy the NYSED requirement for 6 hours of training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention for any new certificate or license.

This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.
The training will also 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 the class will meet the certification requirements in Sec14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012.

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 arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.


Fee: $120 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

10. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/29/2019

In order to ensure that school libraries throughout our region are supporting their district's goal of graduating College and Career-Ready students, one librarian representative from each district, appointed by the Superintendent, joins their colleagues four times a year to engage in collaborative professional development and informational sessions. These meetings are an essential way to focus on Common Core Learning Standards, relevant resources, curriculum development, primary resources and technology. There is no charge for this membership/service; the program is state mandated and supported, in part by New York State Aid. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

11. SLS- Using Buncee to Voice, Visualize, and Document Academic Success

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/29/2019

Join a Buncee team member to learn all about Buncee, a web and mobile based creation and communication tool designed to help students visualize and voice their thoughts and ideas, as well as to document their mastery of learning standards. During this session, participants will learn about all of the features available to classroom users, including the Classroom Dashboard, Buncee Boards, Buncee Badges, and how they and their students can create, share, and publish “Buncees.” Examples of students using Buncee to create content and communicate will be shared, as well as example use cases that demonstrate the dynamic ways classrooms around the globe are utilizing Buncee to engage students in deeper learning. From global collaboration to research presentations, math story problems, #booksnaps, and even digital storytelling, Buncee’s possibilities for the classroom are endless! Participants will leave with the skills needed to navigate the Classroom Dashboard and use it for flipping lessons and assignments, creating engaging personalized lessons, and empowering students to utilize Buncee’s easy-to-use creation and communication tools to document their success and to creatively build their individual identity.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

12. Positive Behavior Supports: What You Need to Know

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Grades K-12 general education or special education teachers; speech-language pathologists; occupational therapists; psychologists; social workers; guidance counselors; administrators.

Dates: 4/30/2019

Participants will explore the major tenets of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The workshop will describe how shifting to a more positive behavioral support system improves academic, social, and emotional outcomes for both typically-developing students and students with special needs. Participants will discuss how to increase PBIS at the school-level, classroom-level, and therapy-room-level. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have an action-plan for increasing PBIS at their schools and resources to support why/how PBIS works.

This course may be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.


Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

13. Renaissance Upgrade Webinar Tuesday 4/30 2:30 pm

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 4/30/2019

Overview of the newest STAR Renaissance platform: the new features, new dashboards, new functionality. We hope that you and/or your colleagues can participate in one of the webinars. A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar. For questions regarding this activity, please contact ccalabrese@lhric.org.

14. Increase Productivity with Google Drive

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 5/2/2019

In a one-day course, designed for district and school support staff, will focus on the web-based Google Apps for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Collaborate with others using shared files stored in the cloud.

In this workshop you will:

- Create a Table of Contents in Google Docs with a few easy steps!
- Calculate the school activity funds in Google Sheets.
- Animate text and objects in Google Slides to create an exciting presentation!
- Learn to upload an existing Microsoft Word document to Google Docs, or save a Google Doc to Microsoft Word.

Target audience: Support staff

15. "Health Heroes" The Sequel PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 5/3/2019

PE HE Consortium
Program Description: Back by popular demand" it's Health Heroes, Part 2! Join us for a day of collaboration, curriculum design/enhancement, networking with colleagues and learning. Please come prepared with at least one learning experience/assessment (middle or high school levels) you are willing to share with other teachers, as well as a laptop to utilize throughout the session.

Program Objectives: 1) Brainstorm, design and create Vaping Prevention curriculum for middle/high school health classrooms
2) Exchange learning experiences/assessments with other Health/PE teachers on various content and skills
3) Formulate a sharing platform for lesson ideas, activities, video links, teaching tools and more
4) Practice power-ups and downs for focusing students, providing them an outlet to destress before class begins or as class concludes

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

16. Engaging all Readers: Supporting Students in Making Strong Book Choices - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 5/3/2019

We want our students to be active, engaged readers who read voluminously. In this workshop, we will explore new engaging books at a variety of levels to support active readers. We will look closely at the text complexity and challenges books present at varied levels to understand ways to support all readers in our classroom. We will think about: how to create an engaging reading environment for all; choice, what kinds of books do we want in our classrooms to promote voluminous reading; text complexity, how to support our students with new books that vary in complexity; how to support a community of students who love to read.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Coaches, Administrators

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

17. SLS BrainPoP User Group

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/3/2019

This is an opportunity to meet and share information around how you are using BrainPOP in your districts, while learning more about what BrainPOP can offer. We will have the opportunity to gain some professional development and learn about the new features your BrainPOP subscriptions offer.


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

18. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for Adolescent English Language Learners - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Middle and High School teachers of ELLs, teaching assistants and school administrators, coaches or coordinators

Dates: 5/3/2019

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

This workshop combines direct and indirect instructional practices that have been identified in research as effective for building student vocabulary in any content area. Participants will understand why vocabulary development is critical to student success and learn how to identify the academic vocabulary needed for success in the subject area and select words from the content for direct instruction. Educators will develop instructional routines to teach word learning strategies. In the classroom, students will benefit from a consistent approach to vocabulary lessons as part of instructional activities that foster listening, speaking, reading and writing in English.

Target Outcomes: Teachers will be able to choose key academic vocabulary for direct instruction from their content area to incorporate into an explicit vocabulary routine, and also focus on word learning strategies (context clues, root words and affixes, dictionary use and cognate awareness).

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: to be provided

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

19. Physical Educators Teacher Leaders: Team Leaders Are Essential PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 5/6/2019

PE HE Consortium
Physical Educators Teacher Leaders are essential to help a department grown and learn as professionals. This workshop will focus on models of leadership to drive physical education department leaders to become more than just a sounding board. The participants will engage in a variety of activities that range from curriculum round tables, protocols for presenting, protocols for discussions, 21st century physical education educated decision making guidance.

PLC's: Professional Learning Communities guide to mastery learning and grading, a cross school approach. The participants would develop PLC's to pilot lessons, assessments and grading to improve instruction at their site by working with people across the county. The morning would be based on norms of collaboration, what is a plc, how to become a mastery learning teaching and how does that lead to grades. The afternoon would be community building and I would be using a K-12 template to guide the creation of their own small PLC plans.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

20. CPR/AED

Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

Audience: Open to all

Dates: 5/7/2019

Wait List
At all times there should be a number of people who are trained to administer CPR in each school building, excluding the school nurse who is already trained. Whenever an instructional school facility is used for a school-sponsored or school-approved curricular event or activity, including events such as athletic contests or competitive events, the school administration officials/administrators must ensure the presence of at least 1 staff person who is trained, pursuant to Public Health Law § 3000-b (3) (a), in the operation and use of an automated external defibrillator. A training certificate is valid for two years from the date the training was taken.

This training is meant for for individuals who were not able to be trained with their colleagues through CoSer 644 under the district’s base fee entitlement Please contact Brandon Cruz,Supervisor of School Safety and Facilities SW BOCES ( bcruz@swboces.org ) if you require clarification regarding costs.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$75 per participant for CoSer 644 members
$90 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Stacy Chimento Email Me.

21. Curricular Mapping: Making It Your Own PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 5/7/2019

PE HE Consortium
Often teachers have lessons, assessments and maps that are outdated and under used. The goal of this workshop is to map standards (psychomotor, cognitive, affective in a meaningful way to meet the needs of our changing student population. ELL, Autism, and at-risk youth will be address as well as traditional monocultural physical education settings. By the conclusion of the workshop the teachers will have tangible products to use for the current school year.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

22. Examining the NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards Pre K - 5 -MATH

Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

Audience: Teachers K-5, Math Coaches, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Math Lead Teachers, Math Department Heads

Dates: 5/8/2019

Participants will explore the Next Generation Math Standards approved by NYSED in September 2017. We will explore the Content, Practice Standards, glossaries and crosswalks at each grade level, Pre K through Grade 5. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of the Next Generation Math Standards and the implications on daily instruction.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

23. Leveraging the NYS-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts in All Subjects for Increased Student Achievement (K-5)

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 5/8/2019

The New Science Standards recognize a set of concepts that transcend the disciplines and are key to achieving higher levels of understanding and application of content. Concepts such as patterns, cause-and-effect, systems, structure & function, and more are evident across the content areas and position the students to think at more sophisticated levels. Through activities, tools, and problem-based tasks, teachers can help students leverage these critical concepts for greater academic achievement not only in science, but across the content areas. You will design lesson plans that integrate the NYS-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts into your daily learning environment.

Fee:
$270 for CoSer 555 members
$350 for all others

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

24. STEMposium - SCI

Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12, District and School Administrators, Science / Engineering Teachers, Department Chairs, STEM Teams, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 5/8/2019

Half of the day will be spent on interactive, hands-on STEMposium will model the practices of STEM instruction that help practitioners transform the way STEM is taught in a district.

The other half of the day will focus on Engineering. We will look at the Dive In Program. Built in partnership with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), STEMscopes DIVE-in Engineering guides students through engaging engineering curriculum built around flexible, hands-on lessons developed to transform your classroom into an authentic makerspace. Gift your students with practical, inquiry-based educational experiences that encourage exploration and inspire ingenuity while leveraging the DIVE method. Alongside other school and district leaders you will immerse yourself in STEM best practices to explore what distinguishes effective STEM initiatives: the application of 21st century skills, three-dimensional instruction, student centered pedagogy and authentic learning.

Attending this STEMposium will help you learn to critically evaluate STEM instruction, integrate the components of STEM, establish the high-yield instructional practices conducive to a STEM campus and foster teachers' professional growth as STEM educators.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12, District and School Administrators, Science / Engineering Teachers, Department Chairs, STEM Teams, Curriculum Coordinators

Fee:
$0 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$0 per participant for all others



For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

25. Examining the NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards in Grades 6 - 8 - MATH

Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

Audience: Teachers 6 -8, Math Coaches, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Math Lead Teachers, Math Department Heads

Dates: 5/9/2019

During this half day session, participants will explore the Next Generation Math Standards approved by NYSED in September 2017. We will explore the Content, Practice Standards, glossaries and crosswalks at each grade level, Grades 6 - 8. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of the Next Generation Math Standards and the implications on daily instruction.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$156 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

26. OneNote to OneNote Classroom: Tools for Creation, Organization, and Publication

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/9/2019

In this one-day session, you will find that OneNote is the perfect app for capturing just about anything and everything! OneNote allows you to type notes or record audio from your laptop, sketch or write ideas from your tablet, and even add pictures from your phone using Office Lens. The possibilities for instructional content creation are limitless! You can then take your content to the next level by publishing to a OneNote Class Notebook. Your students will be able to view your content, collaborate in real-time, and have their own private notebook section within your Class Notebook.

In this session you will:

- Explore OneNote in the Cloud and the desktop application.
- Create, organize, and publish your classroom content seamlessly in the cloud.
- Design, develop, and collaborate with co-teachers.
- Add personal instructional style through the use of audio and video recordings.
- Create a OneNote Class Notebook to share content, collaborate with others, and review individual student classwork.
- Assess student work in real-time, as a formative snapshot to encourage the self-motivated learning process.

Prerequisites: a basic understanding of Office 365 (OneDrive) is helpful.

27. NYS Mandated Autism Training (3 Hr. Course)-COMP

Program: 2018-2019 Compliance - COMP

Audience: All professionals seeking educational certification

Dates: 5/9/2019

SWBOCES is sponsoring the following 3 hour NYS Mandated course: Training in Autism Spectrum Disorders - NYS Education Department Approved Training

As part of the New York State Regulations, this workshop will address the needs of autistic children. This overview will meet the state mandate for certification and will include the following topics:
-Definitions
-Etiology and prevalence
-Characteristics
-Evidenced-based instructional methods
-Behavior management resources

KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP:
1)Meet the state mandate for certification.
2)Gain knowledge of definitions, needs and evidence-based interventions to work with the growing population of students with autism.

Please arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

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/.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson kjackson@swboces.org.

28. Examining the Next Generation Math Standards Grades 9 - 12 - MATH

Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

Audience: Teachers 9-12, Math Coaches, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Math Lead Teachers, Math Department Heads

Dates: 5/9/2019

What’s new in the Next Generations Math Standards? In this workshop, we will unpack the NYSED Next Generation Math Learning standards as we examine the format, vocabulary, Standards for Mathematical Content, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Participants will leave this half day session understanding changes and clarifications made at the high school level.

This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$156 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

29. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Part 154 Overview and Walkthrough Tools - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District and Building Administrators, Coordinators of ENL Programs

Dates: 5/9/2019

Designed for district and building administrators, this workshop will provide an overview of Part 154 Regulations. Participants will learn about effective classroom strategies that support the engagement of ELLs in academic discussions and activities and will review walkthrough tools reflective of classroom environments and strategies responsive to ELLs. Conversation will include consideration of ELLs in master schedule design, staffing and professional development, and resources. Additionally, we will explore strategies for engaging families of ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: Free

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

30. SLS Supporting Science Through Literature - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians, Teachers K-5

Dates: 5/10/2019

This workshop will provide guidance on using literature to support the new science learning standards. We will focus on topics in grades K-5 and examine the new standards. During this workshop we will explore the relationship between phenomenon and inquiry, in order to highlight the connection between library and science skills. We will also share titles that may be used with students to gather information and provide examples of phenomenon. Participants will leave with lesson ideas for collaborative opportunities and resources. Schools are encouraged to send a team of librarian and classroom teacher(s). Price is $192 per participant, $300 for a team of 2 and an additional $150 per person for teams of 3 or more. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

31. Flipped Classroom Summit (@PNW BOCES)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/10/2019

"Calling all “flipped teachers” in the LHRIC Model Schools community! If you are experienced in flipped/blended instruction, this session will provide a new perspective on the fundamental changes within flipped learning. Together, we will examine what others are seeing and hearing, so that we can prepare for the future of flipped instruction.

During this session, you will:

- Understand common mistakes that we have learned over the years.
- Apply “rapid design” techniques to create a flipped lesson.
- Develop targeted strategies for securing stakeholder buy in from fellow teachers, administrators, parents, and students.

NOTE: this session will be held at PNW BOCES.

32. Renaissance Upgrade Webinar Friday 5/10 9:00 am

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/10/2019

Overview of the newest STAR Renaissance platform: the new features, new dashboards, new functionality. We hope that you and/or your colleagues can participate in one of the webinars. A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar. For questions regarding this activity, please contact ccalabrese@lhric.org.

33. Next Generation NYS ELA Standards K-5 - ELL Focus

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

Dates: 5/13/2019

This workshop will examine the Next Generation New York State ELA Standards for grades K-5. We will explore the supporting documents including the new practices and introductions to the Standards. We will look at the crosswalks to compare the Next Gen to the Common Core. Participants will leave with instructional strategies that align with the new practices, and gain a new understanding of text complexity and argument. Two hours of this workshop will be dedicated to language acquisition to address the needs of ELLs.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements or 3.5 CTLE hours and 2 hours of the 5-year CTLE requirement dedicated toward language acquisition for ELLs. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

34. Next Level Google Classroom Worksheets

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/13/2019

Take your Google Classroom worksheets to the next level through the use of interactive websites and Google Drawings! Google Drawings allow you to create interactive lessons and activities that allow for hands-on manipulation. Think along the lines of SMART Notebook, except that every single student will have the ability to complete every single activity! From graphic organizers to drag-and-drop activities, the possibilities are endless! Samples used for multiple grade levels/subject areas will be provided.

35. Renaissance Upgrade Webinar Monday 5/13 1:00 pm

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/13/2019

Overview of the newest STAR Renaissance platform: the new features, new dashboards, new functionality. We hope that you and/or your colleagues can participate in one of the webinars. A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar. For questions regarding this activity, please contact ccalabrese@lhric.org.

36. Supporting the Struggling Writer - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-8

Dates: 5/14/2019

Writing is an integral part of all subject areas. Writing is an important part of assessment and when students struggle it can interfere with their ability to communicate in a meaningful way. This workshop will focus on specific strategies to help teachers engage, motivate, instruct and guide the struggling writer. We will explore various types of scaffolds, graphic organizers, instructional models, targeted strategies and materials that will engage and support the struggling writer. Participants will take away strategies that can be implemented in their classrooms the next day. Additionally, we will focus on the writing process, building writing skills and self-assessment techniques to guide struggling writers.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-8

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

37. Using the NYS-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts in Conjunction With Design Process to Solve Real-World Problems (6-12)

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 5/14/2019

The New Science Standards recognize a set of concepts that transcend the disciplines and are integral to solving real-world problems. Concepts such as patterns, cause-and-effect, systems, structure & function, and more are visible in the real world and evident across the content areas. Join us as we explore IDE Corp.’s Design Process for solving real-world problems that focus on the cross-cutting concepts. Brainstorm ideas for real-world problems your students can tackle that align with your curriculum while addressing the NYC-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts.

Fee:
$270 for CoSer 555 members
$350 for all others

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

38. Imagine Learning User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: Current Imagine Learning Users

Dates: 5/14/2019


Please join the LHRIC and our partners from Imagine Learning for this year's Annual Imagine Learning User Group.

What's new, see what's coming!

Imagine Learning buys ATI and incorporates the powerful Galileo K-12 assessment into Language and Literacy and Math! Learn about Galileo as an initial screener, progress monitoring tool, data warehousing and Dyslexia screener for Reading/ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies starting at age 5.

New Digital Reader for comprehension added! See additional new content coming for grades 7 and 8 focused on developing academic language skills and comprehending complex texts for College and Career Readiness.

Imagine Learning Math- now PreK-Geometry and SAT/ACT prep. See the new features and evidence based curriculum design of added content specifically for reaching PreK-2nd grade early learners.

• Learn about the Council for the Great City Schools CGCS Framework for Success in Math for the English Language Learner and how Imagine Math met all benchmarks allowing for a national contract and the award from the LA Unified School District, the second largest district in the nation.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Raheela Baig.

Target Audience: Imagine Learning users/subscribers that have an active account.

39. eChalk User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/14/2019

Please join the LHRIC and our partners at eChalk for the 2019 eChalk Annual User Group. This year, we will be joined by Regional Sales Manager, Chris Conforti and the Lead of Product Development, Dave Milne. Topics to be covered will include eChalk's vision and upcoming product releases. This is an opportunity for our districts to come together and share best practices around the use of eChalk in our districts and in the classroom.

*A lite breakfast/lunch will be provided by eChalk as a token of appreciation for our wonderful partnership.

40. Imagine Learning Lunch & Learn

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/14/2019

New
Imagine Learning is an engaging language and literacy software program that accelerates English learning. Imagine Learning teaches language and literacy to students, changing lives and opening doors of opportunity through individualized language/literacy software with actionable data.
Topics in this session will include:

-Embedded Comprehensive Assessment in Language/Literacy and Math Technology Why Is it So Important?
Initial screeners, progress monitoring, Dyslexia screeners and data warehousing for Reading/ELA and Math embedded in a blended learning program. Compare current models

-We're ALL Language Learners!
Understand the importance of academic language and provoking classroom discourse as it applies to the use of personalized learning and technology programs

-Framework for Success in Math for the English Language Learner
Learn about the rigorous Framework written by the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) for English Language Learners. Review important components and see the required benchmarks behind the purchase of Imagine MATH by LA Unified School District, the second largest district in the nation.

-Question the Experts and Learn From Your Peers!
Open Share-time and "unconference" the latest successes in EdTech


*LUNCH will be provided by Imagine Learning!!!

41. Building Leadership Capacity - Ongoing Training for Those Who Observe Teachers

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be participating in the observation cycle, observing teachers and participating on the post observation conference

Dates: 5/15/2019

Evidence-Based Feedback and Coaching Conversations that impact Instructional Practice.

The focus of this workshop is on developing skill in evidence based observation within the context of district professional development goals. This learning experience is appropriate for all Lead Evaluators who have been previously certified by their districts and can be used by districts as evidence for recertification.

This is an advanced course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. This one-day workshop serves to build expertise in evaluation including practice in achieving inter-rater agreement through evidence based observation. This course includes focus on coaching conversations that impact instructional practice. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

Materials:
Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

42. Getting Started with Google Classroom K-5 PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 5/15/2019

PE HE Consortium
If you're new to Google, or new to Google Classroom, this intro-level session is designed to get you up and running quickly and effectively.

Google Classroom is an integral component of the Google suite of digital tools, and is designed to help teachers create, collect and grade digital assignments. Google Classroom allows students to keep track of what assignments are due, while having the freedom to begin their work with just one click! During this session, you will learn Google Classroom fundamentals, including the setup and management of your Classroom, how to push assignments out to students, and how to provide real-time feedback and grades without ever leaving the Classroom application. We will also discuss some practical uses specific to the health and physical education disciplines.

Participants are welcomed to bring their own device; we will provide Chromebooks and/or laptops for use during the session.

Prerequisite: Participants must have a district-issued Google account in order to participate. You will be logging into your own district Google domains, so please ensure your account is active and operational before registering.


This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

43. SLS Makey Makey Invention Literacy Certification Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/15/2019

This workshop is being offered through NYSCATE on May 15. A Makey Makey certified trainer will teach best practices and provide access to a multimedia training service that you can use later when you train others or teach the students you serve. The cost is $175 and includes one Makey Makey kit. Registration at nyscate.org/makeySWBOCES

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

44. Global Citizenship: Experience the World from Your Classroom

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/15/2019

What if you could easily bring subject-matter experts from around the world into your classroom? How can you help to prepare students for the connected workplace of the future? During this session, we will explore how technology can be used as a resource for personal discovery, as a tool to cultivate exposure to rich cultural diversity, and how it can assist us in promoting leadership building activities in the classroom.

During this session, you will:

- Explore a variety of tools that can provide students with a simple solution for establishing global connections with subject-matter experts and peers, regardless of physical location.
- Gain exposure to a host of virtual reality locations and communities.
- Establish a toolkit of applications and resources that will help inform tomorrow’s global leaders.

45. Getting Started with Google Classroom 6-12 PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 5/15/2019

PE HE Consortium
If you're new to Google, or new to Google Classroom, this intro-level session is designed to get you up and running quickly and effectively.

Google Classroom is an integral component of the Google suite of digital tools, and is designed to help teachers create, collect and grade digital assignments. Google Classroom allows students to keep track of what assignments are due, while having the freedom to begin their work with just one click! During this session, you will learn Google Classroom fundamentals, including the setup and management of your Classroom, how to push assignments out to students, and how to provide real-time feedback and grades without ever leaving the Classroom application. We will also discuss some practical uses specific to the health and physical education disciplines.

Participants are welcomed to bring their own device; we will provide Chromebooks and/or laptops for use during the session.

Prerequisite: Participants must have a district-issued Google account in order to participate. You will be logging into your own district Google domains, so please ensure your account is active and operational before registering.


This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

46. A Deeper Dive into the Next Gen ELA Practices: Building Lifelong Readers and Writers in the Classroom

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Dates: 5/16/2019

With the revised standards, teachers need to ask themselves what do I need to know and do? In this workshop we will explore the major changes in the Next Gen Standards, focusing on the ELA Lifelong Practices. Taking a look at our current practices, teachers will examine where they are and how they can structure lessons to ensure the ELA lifelong practices are embedded within their classrooms. We will look at exemplar lessons and teachers will have an opportunity to develop or revise their own lessons. Materials: Participants may bring lessons, units and any relevant materials with them.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

47. Blackboard User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/16/2019

Please join the LHRIC and our partners at Blackboard for our 2019 Blackboard Annual User Group. This year, we will be joined by Krista Ray, Blackboard K-12 Senior Account Representative, Kaitlin Ford, Solutions Sales Representative, and Michael McGeady, Senior Customer Success Advocate. This is an exciting time to share experiences and best practices, as well hear about some of the new Web Community Manager (WCM) features and releases.

*A lite breakfast/lunch will be provided by Blackboard as a token of appreciation for our wonderful partnership.

48. Putting the "A" in STEAM for Administrators

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 5/16/2019

The purpose of this workshop is to help administrators guide their staff in the integration of the Arts into STEAM curricula. STEAM is a conceptual instructional strategy that brings up many connotations, expectations, and beliefs, yet as much as we know about the creation of STEAM initiative, we have been unable to define its purpose in the classroom, how it can transform learning, or how it will help students prepare for their future.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Review pedagogical and instructional technology strategies
- Discussion "What are the Arts, and how can we integrate them to increase student understanding?"
- Review a variety of integration strategies in a variety of curricular settings
-Review a variety lessons samples that integrate the Arts

49. ELA Test Prep Grades 9-12

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

Dates: 5/17/2019

Preparing for the ELA Common Core Regents Exam is not necessarily about doing test prep, but about establishing vertically aligned classroom literacy practices that work all year long. This workshop is designed to help grades 9 - 12 teachers prepare their students for the ELA Regents without doing traditional test prep. We will focus on year-round ELA instruction and best practices that will lead to success on the ELA Regents Exam. Participants will walk away with practical strategies to implement in their classrooms at any time.

Materials: Participants can bring texts used in their classrooms, as well as lessons/units and any other materials. Time will be provided to design or revise lessons/units of instruction.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

50. Mirrors and Windows: Using the Read Aloud to Support Deepening Comprehension - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 5/17/2019

In this workshop we will revisit the importance of reading aloud and exposing students to strong picture and chapter books. We will look at books that provide both mirrors and windows into their lives, understanding the importance of students both seeing themselves and learning about others through books. We will:

• explore varied books thinking about message and purpose;

• think about how open-ended questioning supports students doing the meaning making work independently;

• think about how narrative texts works to support noticings, wonderings, seeing patterns and drawing conclusions about author’s message and purpose.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

Fee:
$249 for CoSer 555 members
$305 for CoSer 555 non-members

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

51. SLS Digital Library Users Group Elementary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/17/2019

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for elementary students that provides access digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:

• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service

• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device

• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader

• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends

• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

52. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Dates: 5/20/2019

This program will satisfy the NYSED requirement for 6 hours of training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention for any new certificate or license.

This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.
The training will also 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 the class will meet the certification requirements in Sec14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012.

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 arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.


Fee: $120 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

53. Balanced Literacy Book Clubs - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-8

Dates: 5/21/2019

Using Book Clubs are an effective way to teach reading and foster collaborative discussion. With models, supports and structures in place, book clubs can be a positive and constructive way for students to progress from literal understanding to critical understanding of text. Book clubs also provide necessary student collaboration and discussion that enhances meaning as well as creates a cooperative and supportive social classroom climate. This workshop will provide participants with information and materials on creating, managing and evaluating classroom book clubs as well as assessing student learning.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-8

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

54. It’s Not Too Early to Get Ready for the Framework-Based United States History & Government Regent - SS

Program: 2018-2019 - Social Studies

Audience: Grade 11 US History and Government teachers, department chairpersons

Dates: 5/21/2019

This workshop will focus on the changes in the United States and History curriculum, and corresponding changes in instruction and assessment.
Participants will learn about:

* The new 2020 Framework-Based US History & Government Regents Exam and how it differs from the Global History and Geography Regents Exam
* Shifts in instructional practice to incorporate inquiry-based experiences. Emphasis will be placed on the critical role of Social Studies Practices/Skills. Practical and strategic steps will be shared regarding how to use and adapt Inquiries from the NYS Toolkit, as they align to the changes in the Framework and the new Regents template.

This workshop will model and provide opportunities for teachers to view, create, collaborate, and share appropriate grade-level tasks to use in their classrooms. Special attention will be given to developing appropriate strategies for preparing English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities for the new assessments.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

55. Finalsite User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/21/2019

Please join the LHRIC and our partners at Finalsite for the 2019 Finalsite Annual User Group. Topics to be covered will include Finalsite's vision, as well as upcoming product releases. This is an opportunity for our districts to come together and share best practices around the use of Finalsite in our districts and communities.

*A lite breakfast will be provided by Finalsite.

56. AudioEye User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/21/2019

Please join the LHRIC and our partners from Finalsite/AudioEye for the 2019 Annual User Group. Topics will include AudioEye's vision, as well as upcoming product releases. This is an opportunity for our districts to come together and share best practices surrounding digital accessibility and the use of AudioEye in our districts.

*A lite breakfast/lunch will be provided by Finalsite/AudioEye as a token of appreciation for our wonderful partnership.

57. That Vital Home-School Connection - Early Learning

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Preschool Teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/22/2019

Families are a child’s first and foremost teacher and key to educational success. Learn how their participation can be more important to a child’s education than family income or educational level. Then, determine how to get families involved with strategies that foster two-way communication, active participation, and creation of home learning environments. During this session you will:

• Explore what authentic home-school partnerships look like and why they work.

• Discuss family engagement for families whose home language is not English.

• Learn a variety of ways to actively engage diverse family units in the learning process at school and at home.

• Discover how to foster two-way communication and increase family participation.

Audience: Preschool Teachers and Administrators

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$395 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

58. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS (For Principals and Assistant Principals) - May 2019 - LEAD

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

Dates: 5/22/2019

These lunch-and-learn sessions are free to our component district administrators. Monthly topics, informed by our partners in the field, are e-mailed out prior to the sessions. Administrators are invited to bring their lunch and engage in a targeted learning experience that provides a shared platform for navigating current challenges.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

59. Tech Expo

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Dates: 5/23/2019

This is the LHRIC's capstone teaching and learning event for the year! This event is designed for district stakeholders from across the region as a showcase for what works, what we should look forward to, and even what to avoid as we move to a more personalized learning environment across all teaching and learning. The LHRIC is frequently asked to help districts learn about what others are doing well, and what should we be paying attention to. This is that event! The keynote speaker for TLI Tech Expo is Liz Kolb. Celebrated professor, classroom teacher, presenter, and author. Her most recent publication is Learning First, Technology Second where she demonstrates her Triple E Framework for assessing the effectiveness of technology in lesson plans. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sarah Martabano.

60. Resilience
The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Audience: Open to All

Dates: 5/23/2019

Join us for a FREE screening of RESILIENCE, a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Immediately following the screening, we will break out into discussion groups to learn more and explore how resilience can be supported and strengthened and how our community can respond.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

61. Social Foundations for Emotional Brains - Early Learning

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Preschool Teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/23/2019

The preschool years are a time of remarkable growth and change. Between the ages of three and five, children are developing fundamental skills and understandings across all domains of learning, which will form the basis for success in school and life. Social-emotional development is a foundational learning domain in Pre-K. It is the time when young children are rapidly developing concepts of themselves, their emotions, and how they relate to others. This workshop will focus on the what, why, and how of creating authentic opportunities for children to discover and express their emotions appropriately and develop the social constructs they need to be happy, successful children.

Audience: Preschool Teachers and administrators

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$395 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

62. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Secondary School Teachers: ENL teachers and Content area teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/23/2019

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

Participants will examine inclusive strategies and practices that foster cultural openness and provide students healthy experiences of sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included seek to allow students to capitalize on their knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: to be provided

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

63. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Learn" Workshop - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 5/23/2019

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That’s right! This “rebooted” version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the “original” toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This morning workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the PM “Apply” workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

64. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Apply" Session - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 5/23/2019

This afternoon “rebooted” session will allow K-12 participants of the AM “Learn” workshop to apply the various technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM “Apply” session you must attend the AM “Learn” workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30-1:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

65. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Questioning and Discussion Techniques for ELLs (and All Students) AM SESSION - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL teachers, Content and General Education teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage engagement for all students through inquiry.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

66. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

Participants will examine strategies and inclusive practices that tap into culturally diverse students’ modes of learning and make curricular content accessible to them. The teaching activities included seek to develop all students’ academic self-efficacy as they become active and engaged members of classroom communities that foster cultural openness and promote sociocultural integration.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

67. Achieve3000: Year End Data Reflection Session - AM

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/24/2019

You have data – now what?

This half-day session will help you make sense of the Achieve 3000 reports you need to track student progress and identify areas of mastery as well as target reinforcement strategies. We will provide hands-on access to your student data to help you make recommendations for summer and next school year placements. This session is intended for classroom teachers and curriculum specialists who work with Achieve3000 currently.

Choose a morning or afternoon session - whatever works best for you!

68. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Questioning and Discussion Techniques for ELLs (and All Students) PM SESSION - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL teachers, Content and General Education teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage engagement for all students through inquiry.

Registration/Sign-In: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

69. Achieve3000: Year End Data Reflection Session - PM

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/24/2019

You have data – now what? This half-day session will help you make sense of the Achieve 3000 reports you need to track student progress and identify areas of mastery as well as target reinforcement strategies. We will provide hands-on access to your student data to help you make recommendations for summer and next school year placements. This session is intended for classroom teachers and curriculum specialists who work with Achieve3000 currently. Choose a morning or afternoon session - whatever works best for you!

70. LHRIC Student Services and Forecast5 Learning Event

Program: LHRIC - Student Services Workshops

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 5/28/2019

New
Learn how to analyze district trends, collect financial data, automate financial reports, and build useful analytics dashboard with Forecast5 products and services. Continental Breakfast will be served.

71. THREAT ASSESSMENT TEAM WORKSHOP

Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

Audience: Threat Assessment Teams—Building Level Emergency Response Teams, Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Personnel or Liaisons, Directors of Facilities, and SRO’s

Dates: 5/29/2019

New
What do we really mean by threat assessment?
Do you need a threat assessment team?
Who should be on that team?
How is a threat assessment conducted?
What are some models of threat assessment that are in practice?
These and other questions will be answered at this THREAT ASSESSMENT TEAM WORKSHOP. In addition, you will also walk away with a practical toolkit for creating your own Assessment team.

Audience: Threat Assessment Teams-Building Level Emergency Response Teams, Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Personnel or Liaisons, Directors of Facilities, and SRO's

Fee:
CoSer Members $0
Non CoSer Members $50
Law Enforcement $0

This program may be used to meet hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

72. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs - at SW BOCES (1/2 DAY in AM)

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/29/2019

Teaching Assistants play an integral role in supporting students throughout school settings making connections to students, helping them feel comfortable, and reinforcing routines and instruction. English Language Learners (ELLs) in our classrooms benefit from specialized support to help them reach instructional goals while gaining proficiency in English. As a result of this workshop, Teaching Assistants will gain understanding about the stages of language acquisition and the role of the student’s home language, and will explore strategies for supporting ELLs with acclimation to school routines, developing communication skills in English, and reinforcing instruction.

Level III Teaching Assistants can earn CTLE credit for participation in this workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

73. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 5/30/2019

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

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions, Targets of Measurement, and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

74. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Audience: Participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2017-2018 school year

Dates: 5/30/2019

The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of key program concepts, enhance your skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities.

In this highly interactive training, you will:

• Practice and sharpen verbal and physical crisis intervention skills

• Demonstrate ability and confidence in applying course content and skills to real-life work experiences

• Problem solve and strengthen crisis intervention skill
Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants will receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for all others

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


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

75. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Teaching Reading to ELLs: What’s Different? - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers & Administrators of ELLs and General Education, Reading and Speech Teachers

Dates: 5/30/2019

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

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

-What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
-How to create opportunities to develop oral language
-Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
-Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

76. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Lesaux's and Galloway's Advanced Literacy Briefs on Linguistically Diverse Learners (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 5/30/2019

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

What is Advanced Literacy, and how does it relate to ELL/MLL learner success? In this workshop, participants will take a deep dive into the Advanced Literacy Briefs regarding Linguistically Diverse Learners and the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards, provided to NYS by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD from Harvard University & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. from Vanderbilt University. This workshop will define and explore the skills and competencies that enable the achievement of linguistically diverse students in literacy.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 12:00-12:30 pm

COST: FREE

LUNCH: on your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

77. Social-Emotional Learning Character Development Course

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Audience: Educators, school counselors, social workers, psychologists, bullying prevention specialists and afterschool program staff

Dates: 5/31/2019 to 6/5/2019

The Academy for SEL in Schools - a partnership between the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) Lab and the College of St. Elizabeth - is offering an opportunity for educators to obtain a Certificate in Instruction for Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development.

The focus of this two-day workshop will be on:
Defining social-emotional learning skills
Exploring research that supports SEL and character education in schools
The role of emotions and emotion regulation in student success
What effective Social Emotional Character Development (SECD) instruction looks like
Evidence-based SECD practices
Integration of SECD into the curriculum

The SECD is offering a certificate after this two day workshop and an additional online practicum. This information will be available at the workshop.

This program may be used to meet 13.0 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Educators, school counselors, social workers, psychologists, bullying prevention specialists and afterschool program staff

Fee:
$478 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$478 per participant for all others

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

78. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Teaching Reading to ELLs: What’s Different? - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers & Administrators of ELLs and General Education, Reading and Speech Teachers

Dates: 5/31/2019

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

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

-What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
-How to create opportunities to develop oral language
-Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
-Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

79. LHRIC CS/STEAM Academy: Full Day for Instructional Cohort (Member Districts Only)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/31/2019

Member Districts Only
Full day face to face session for Instructional Cohort, Academy Year Two.

80. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 6/4/2019

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 5,500 digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:

• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service

• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device

• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader

• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends

• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

81. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - COMP

Program: 2018-2019 Compliance - COMP

Dates: 6/5/2019

All applicants for a NYS educational certificate are required to complete at least 2 hours of coursework in child abuse identification and reporting procedures. Attendance will be sent electronically to your TEACH account.

This 2 hour workshop will focus on the following:

•Identifying child abuse and neglect

•Professional issues and concerns

•Community resources

•Legal responsibilities in reporting child abuse/neglect cases

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 arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Fee: $55 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

82. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Integrated Co-Teaching for English Language Learners - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teams of ENL and content area co-teachers; common branches team leaders and secondary school department chairs, curriculum coordinators and school principals.

Dates: 6/6/2019

Wait List
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT PUTNAM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Through an interactive presentation approach, video demonstrations and hands-on activities, participants will gain a practical understanding of the 6 co-teaching models, using Marilyn Friend's and Honigsfeld & Dove's frameworks for collaborative instruction. Co-teachers will learn when and how to use the models presented, and will also be introduced to resources to help them differentiate between ENL Teacher instructional foci and Content Teacher instructional foci. Participants will receive a template for collaborative planning, and time to start planning within the cloud using the resources presented.

By the end of this session, participants will understand:
-What the 6 integrated co-teaching models are and how they differ
-How to decide which co-teaching models to best utilize in any given lesson
-How ENL and Content teachers can leverage their expertise to deliver instruction together
-The elements of effective ENL co-planning
-How to use resources to assist in co-planning language and content instruction

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: Will be provided.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

83. Microsoft Outlook: Mail and Calendar (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/6/2019

Microsoft Outlook has been the standard tool for email and calendar functions in schools for a long time. In this workshop, participants will get tips and strategies to help them increase efficiency in their work. They will be introduced to many tools and strategies for immediate use back in the office.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Send, receive, reply, forward, and manage e-mail messages
- Use an address book; create and use a distribution list
- Add contacts; work with attachments; and create an Out of Office message
- Schedule and edit appointments and meetings
- Track meeting responses; share calendars; and create an all-day event.

Target audience: Support staff

84. Web Tools for Student-Centered Creative Expression

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 6/6/2019

Engage the voice within every student through the use of free web tools that have been designed to promote higher level thinking skills and performance! Join us to explore these free web-based tools that are sure to engage your students and allow for greater creative expression. During this session, we will review tools such as Thinglink, Storybird, Animoto, and more! You will have the opportunity to design your own mini-lessons for use with your students, supported by LHRIC staff and fellow participants.

85. Microsoft Outlook: Mail and Calendar (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/6/2019

Microsoft Outlook has been the standard tool for email and calendar functions in schools for a long time. In this workshop, participants will get tips and strategies to help them increase efficiency in their work. They will be introduced to many tools and strategies for immediate use back in the office.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Send, receive, reply, forward, and manage e-mail messages
- Use an address book; create and use a distribution list
- Add contacts; work with attachments; and create an Out of Office message
- Schedule and edit appointments and meetings
- Track meeting responses; share calendars; and create an all-day event.

Target audience: Support staff

86. ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 1 - at ULSTER BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Registrars (centralized and building), Data Entry Personnel, Translators/Interpreters or Family Advocates involved in registration, and Special Education/Pupil Personnel administrators for LPT component.

Dates: 6/7/2019

ELL Identification: Registration and HLQ (Part 1)

(District teams should have full representation for this part; Registrar staff may leave after this part.)

This workshop will include an overview of New York State English Language Learner (ELL) regulations related to the identification process. The focus will be on the Home Language Questionnaire (HLQ) document and the processes that districts need to have in place to properly administer and interpret the HLQ. We will also discuss the Language Proficiency Team (LPT) assembly and the secure storage of all identification materials.

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)

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

87. SLS Serving Diverse Populations

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 6/7/2019

Learn about resources and strategies for meeting the needs of the diverse students and learners who enter our libraries. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

88. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 2 - at ULSTER BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Coordinators, ENL teachers, Building Administrators, Special Education/Pupil Personnel or Administrators for LPT component, Guidance Counselors (and anyone else with a role in the ELL identification and placement process).

Dates: 6/7/2019

ELL Identification: Screening Interview (Part 2)

Registrars need only attend Part 1, 8:30-11 am, and do not need to attend Part 2, 12-3:30 pm;
Those registered for Part 2 MUST ALSO register for Part 1.


This workshop is to support districts with designing a clear and cohesive process for the identification of English Language Learners, from registration, through the interview screening processes, and the administration of the NYSITELL.

Participants will review:
* The screening interview processes
* SIFE and Multilingual Literacy Screener (MLS) administration
* An overview of the role of the LPT for potential ELLs who are already identified as a student with a disability
* District teams will design their own screening kits for the various grade bands with materials appropriate to each level

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On Your Own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

89. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] The Original Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – "Learn" Session - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 6/11/2019

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

Cost: Free

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

90. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Learn" Workshop - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 6/11/2019

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That’s right! This “rebooted” version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the “original” toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

91. Creating Accessibility Content with Microsoft Tools (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/13/2019

“For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible.” Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

Participants in this workshop will discover ways to ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

During this session you will:

- explore accessibility tools available within O365
- discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools
- connect strategies and practices to tools
- create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

Target audience: Administrators & Support staff

92. End of Year Review with Brightbytes

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 6/13/2019

The end of the school year is always a great time to stop and take stock of what was accomplished over the past year and to start planning what we want to accomplish going forward.

During this session we will:

- reflect on the goals and vision established as a part of our tech plans
- share out success and struggles encountered
- dig into the data to see what progress was made and where things didn't go as hoped
- determine what the focus and next steps will be as we look toward 2019/20

93. Creating Accessibility Content with Microsoft Tools (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/13/2019

“For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible.” Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

Participants in this workshop will discover ways to ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

During this session you will:

- explore accessibility tools available within O365
- discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools
- connect strategies and practices to tools
- create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

Target audience: Administrators & Support staff

94. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYS Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL/Bilingual Teachers, Content/Common Branch Teachers, District/Building Administrators

Dates: 6/18/2019

New
In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix.

Participants should bring ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

95. Gmail and Google Calendar (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/20/2019

In this one-day course, participants will: compose, format, send, receive, reply and forward e-mail messages; use an address book; create and manage labels (e-mail folders); search messages; request a read receipt; and create your e-mail signature.

In this workshop, participants will:

- explore settings to turn conversation view, snippets
- desktop notifications and the Vacation Responder on or off
- add a contact and create a Contact Group
- creating an event on your calendar, adding guests, tracking responses
- sharing calendars

Target audience: Support staff

96. Gmail and Google Calendar (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 6/20/2019

In this one-day course, participants will: compose, format, send, receive, reply and forward e-mail messages; use an address book; create and manage labels (e-mail folders); search messages; request a read receipt; and create your e-mail signature.

In this workshop, participants will:

- explore settings to turn conversation view, snippets
- desktop notifications and the Vacation Responder on or off
- add a contact and create a Contact Group
- creating an event on your calendar, adding guests, tracking responses
- sharing calendars

Target audience: Support staff

97. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 7/2/2019

New
New Cohort Forming for 2019-2020: calling all instructional technology integration specialists! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of a community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this journey together as a learning community to focus on a central theme, informed by our anchor text:to be determined for 19-20.

98. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Part 1: Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - AM Learn Session - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 7/2/2019

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

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment please ALSO sign up for the afternoon "Apply" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

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

99. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Part 2: Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - Apply (*For AM "Learn" Workshop Participants Only*) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 7/2/2019

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

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This afternoon presentation will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn" workshop to apply the various introduced technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply" workshop you must attend the AM "Learn" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30-1:00 pm

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

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

100. Achieve3000: Teacher Tune-up

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 7/9/2019

If you are a current user of Achieve3000 this is the workshop for you! Are you seeking strategies to improve student performance and engagement through a differentiated approach? Learn how to search for targeted courses to enhance your curriculum and provide targeted instruction using the features of Achieve3000. Topics also include student scaffolding, customizing the delivery of articles and assigning practice based on standards. Finally, we will dive into reporting, how to determine the most powerful reports for meeting your needs, review scheduled data collections, and interpret those results. This hands-on workshop will give you the support needed to focus on your school year goals.

What’s New for 2018-19: Customized collections, school break and test prep boot camps, Read-Discuss-Read overview, Career Center updates that include localizes data and the brand-new iCivics collaboration course on US Civics and Government.

101. Google Classroom

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 7/9/2019

Google Classroom is an integral component of G Suite, and is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly by automatically creating folders for each assignment in their Drive. This allows Classroom students to keep track of what assignments are due, while having the freedom to begin their work with just one click! We will also explore helpful tools such as research features, peer editing, commenting, and more!

During this session, you will learn Google Classroom fundamentals including the setup and management of your Classroom, how to push assignments out to students, and how to provide real-time feedback and grades without ever leaving the application!

Prerequisite: A Google account for you and your students within a G Suite domain and prior experience using Google Drive is required.