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1. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Next Generation ELA Standards - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know - ONLINE ASYNCHRONOUS Course - May 10 through May 28, 2021

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, School and District Leadership

Dates: 5/10/2021 to 5/28/2021

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How do the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this online workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to ELL/MLL students, and what the Next Generation Standards emphasize for all students. Participants will learn how to align current tools for ELL scaffolding (New Language Arts Progressions) to the Next Generation ELA Standards.

The estimated amount of time needed to complete this module is approximately 5 hours. You may stop at any time and resume it at any time.

Course Start Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Course End Date: Friday, May 28, 2021


ALL course activities must be completed by the end of the course to earn a total of 5 CTLE credits.

Participants MUST be enrolled by Thursday, May 6, 2021.

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 RBERN.

2. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class GREENBURGH 11 UFSD ONLY

Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

Dates: 5/10/2021 to 5/11/2021

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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 log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Zoom links and information will be emailed the day before the course begins.

Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10604
Attention: Dina Roselli

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

3. SLS SW BOCES Shared Collection Development Feedback and Planning with OverDrive

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/11/2021

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Join us for an open forum conversation about the SWBOCES SLS OverDrive Consortium. We need to hear from you as we plan our partnership with OverDrive next year! Please take a moment to answer this very short questionnaire in advance of the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there.

OverDrive Presenter: Kaleigh Lambert, Account Manager OverDrive Education

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Eleanor Friedman.

4. Book Club for Race, Equity, and Social Justice with Dr. Lisa Grillo

Program: 2020-2021 - Race, Equity and Social Justice

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 5/11/2021 to 6/22/2021

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Due to popular interest in our first SWBOCES Book Club, we are pleased to announce our second Book Club for Race, Equity, and Social Justice. The book, The Person You Mean to Be by Dolly Chugh, was selected by a survey of educators across the region. During this 4-session experience, participants will discuss approaches to understanding and dismantling racism. Conversations will focus on using the text to work towards embracing the role of anti-racist educator.

Zoom Information will be sent out at least 24 hours prior to the start of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

5. PD Shorts: Mentor Texts for Social Emotional Learning and Reflection

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Teachers K-5, Reading Specialist, Literacy Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 5/11/2021

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FREE Professional Learning Session Supported by The Teaching Remote/Hybrid Learning Environment (TRLE) Grant

Famous educational philosopher, John Dewey, once said, "We do not learn from experience...we learn from reflecting on experience." The spring is a wonderful time for students to both reflect on all that they have learned this school year and set goals for the future. During this PD Short, new mentor text titles will be shared with corresponding ideas for ending the year in a reflective and meaningful way. Special attention will be paid to learning in a blended environment.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

For more information about the TRLE Grant, visit our website at http://pd.swboces.org/TRLE_GRANT

6. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Building ELLs Background Knowledge - SYNCHRONOUS Workshop via Zoom

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: General Education/Content Teachers, Special Education Teachers, ENL Teachers, Teaching Assistants, School and District Administrators

Dates: 5/11/2021

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Research shows that students learn more effectively when they have familiarity with the content they are about to learn. How can we activate the prior knowledge of ELL/MLL students in their new language? Which strategies can we use to provide ELL/MLL students with the background knowledge they may not already have?

In this workshop, participants will learn several interactive strategies for activating and building upon the background knowledge that students need to access literacy and content lesson topics and themes, across grade levels. Participants will then choose a newly learned strategy and brainstorm how they might include it in future lessons and units.

Participants MUST be enrolled by Friday, May 7, 2021.

To access this workshop, a Zoom link will be shared with registered participants to the email addresses they used to enroll in Frontline (MLP).

Cost: Free

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

7. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Pre-Referral Considerations for English Language Learners - FOR HORIZONS-ON-THE-HUDSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, NEWBURGH ENLARGED CSD ONLY - via Zoom

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 5/12/2021

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When an ELL student is struggling academically, it can be challenging to determine if it is due to a linguistic difference or a disability. This workshop will explore how educators can examine and carefully distinguish if language acquisition, cultural and linguistic diversity, gaps in learning, or an actual disability or disorder is at the root cause. We will identify factors that must be considered in developing a district protocol prior to referring an ELL student for a Special Education evaluation.

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

Fee: Free

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

8. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Celebrating Culture and Identity: Language - PART 2 - FOR POUGHKEEPSIE EARLY LEARNING CENTER ONLY - via Zoom

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Teaching Assistants (in Poughkeepsie Early Learning Center)

Dates: 5/12/2021

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As a follow-up to our first session, participants will share a book that serves as a window, mirror, or sliding glass door for their students or for themselves.

During this session, participants will explore the relationship between language and identity and will learn several strategies for celebrating the language identities of students in the classroom.

Registration is required by Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

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

Fee: Free

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

9. Using PearDeck to Engage Students (Eastchester UFSD)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/12/2021

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In this session, participants will learn how to engage and interact with students using PearDeck. This tool, a Google Slides Add-on, allows teachers to present content in a student-centered and interactive teaching environment. Students follow along with the teacher content, but interspersed among the teaching slides are slides that students respond to. This allows for conversation and discussion and gives the teacher a better sense of where students are in their learning. PearDeck comes loaded with templates for every discipline and grade level; teachers can use this content "as-is" or can modify to fit their needs. Join Zoom Meeting: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/7431320596 Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331 Dial by your location +1 646 518 9805 US Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331

10. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYS Language RBERN Webinar: Advocating for Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners - via Zoom ONLINE

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Multilingual Learner Educators

Dates: 5/12/2021

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Presenters: Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner and Dr. Sydney Snyder, SupportEd

In this one-hour webinar participants will:

- Discuss the role of advocacy in fostering a culturally responsive climate for MLs
- Explore a five-step advocacy process to strengthen culturally responsive teaching for multilingual learners
- Set goals for strengthening CRT in their classrooms and schools

Registered participants will receive an email, within 24 hours of the start time, providing a direct link to the Zoom session with SupportEd.

Fee: Free

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

11. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class - GREENBURGH 11 UFSD ONLY

Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

Dates: 5/13/2021 to 5/14/2021

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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 log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Zoom links and information will be emailed the day before the course begins.

Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10604
Attention: Dina Roselli

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

12. Learning.com: Creating Digitally-Prepared Students, Whether in Remote Learning, In Person or Hybrid

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/13/2021

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Join us for this virtual webinar hosted by Learning.com

Session Overview:

Educators in the post-pandemic times will have to be nimble and ready to teach in person, virtually or in a mix of both. Last year's sobering reality has taught us that technology must be integrated into our work and home life in order to successfully communicate, learn and yes, teach. Join Learning.com and LHRIC in an interactive discussion about how we can apply the critical lessons learned in overcoming the digital literacy challenges of remote learning to a post-pandemic school environment. Webinar participants will hear from a virtual learning expert and discover key digital strategies that can be implemented in any teaching environment - in-person, virtual or a hybrid model, so that students are prepared with the digital skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today and tomorrow's digital world.


A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact John Resanovich

13. PD Shorts: Bias Busting Workshop

Program: 2020-2021 - Race, Equity and Social Justice

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2021

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During this PD Short, participants will deepen their understanding of implicit bias and learn how one's personal and cultural experiences can affect one's ability to lead. Tools will be shared to allow participants to deeply reflect upon issues of bias and how to begin to lead with a focus on equity.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

14. [PD Your Way]: Reflect and Refine Your Blended Instruction (ONLINE) Section 3 (May 17 - June 4)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/17/2021

Registrants will be invited to reflect on classroom management and routines, or a unit of study from the Fall or Spring of 2020. Throughout this course, you will be presented with a research based series of prompts that will help you refine your practices and ensure technology tools being used help students meet their learning/classroom objectives.
This course offers participants 1:1 coaching on your time. No appointment scheduling, no substitutes needed, no time away from your students. Each section is limited to 7 teachers. IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete.
  • LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

    This course begins on May 17, 2021. Participants will have until June 4, 2021 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.
  • 15. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] ELA Standards and Linguistically Diverse Learners: Advanced Literacies for Academic Success - ONLINE ASYNCHRONOUS Course - May 17, 2021 through June 4, 2021

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, School and District Leadership

    Dates: 5/17/2021 to 6/4/2021

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    What are Advanced Literacies, and how do they relate to ELL/MLL learner success? In this workshop, participants will take a deep dive into the Advanced Literacy Briefs on Linguistically Diverse Learners and the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards, provided to NYS by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. This workshop will define and explore the skills and competencies that enable the achievement of linguistically diverse students in literacy while allowing participants to evaluate current structures for the existence of Advanced Literacy Hallmarks, using a tool developed to gauge effectiveness of Curriculum, Materials and Instruction.

    This workshop is a follow-up to the online workshop "NYS Next Generation ELA Standards - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know"; however, you do not need to have participated in that workshop to participate in this one.

    The estimated amount of time needed to complete this module is approximately 6 hours. You may stop at any time and resume it at any time.

    Course Start Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
    Course End Date: Friday, June 4, 2021


    ALL course activities must be completed by the end of the course to earn a total of 6 CTLE credits.

    Participants MUST be enrolled by Thursday, May 13, 2021.

    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 RBERN.

    16. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Exploring Technology Tools for Educating ELLs - FOR EAST RAMAPO - POMONA MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: Content Teachers, ENL Teachers, Teaching Assistants

    Dates: 5/17/2021

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    The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. Through use of an interactive infographic, this presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will develop a plan for integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

    This is an ASYNCHRONOUS workshop activity worth 2 CTLE credits; all work must be completed within the 2-hour time frame, at your own pace. Links to assignments will be provided on the day of the workshop.

    Participants MUST be enrolled by Friday, May 14, 2021.

    To access this workshop, information will be shared with registered participants.

    Cost: Free

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

    17. PD Shorts: Engaging Students Through Choice

    Program: 2020-2021 - Instructional Best Practices

    Audience: Teachers Grades 2-12

    Dates: 5/17/2021

    FREE Professional Learning Session Supported by The Teaching Remote/Hybrid Learning Environment (TRLE) Grant
    Student choice not only motivates learners, but it also fosters true engagement and builds essential self-management skills. This PD short will offer practical and useful strategies to support teachers in planning activities that promote choice. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider models in remote, hybrid, and face-to-face settings. During the session, participants will explore the benefits of student choice, consider ways to design a variety of tasks to engage students, and determine ways to support students in making effective choices.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    For more information about the TRLE Grant, visit our website at http://pd.swboces.org/TRLE_GRANT

    18. PD Shorts: Using Videos to Support Virtual and In Person Instruction

    Program: 2020-2021 - Instructional Best Practices

    Audience: K-12 teachers and instructional coaches, all subjects

    Dates: 5/17/2021

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    FREE Professional Learning Session Supported by The Teaching Remote/Hybrid Learning Environment (TRLE) Grant
    Instructional videos are a powerful and flexible tool that teachers can use to support students inside and outside the classroom walls. In this PD short, teachers will learn techniques to create their own videos and monitor student progress with videos using the website EdPuzzle.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    For more information about the TRLE Grant, visit our website at http://pd.swboces.org/TRLE_GRANT

    19. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-20 school year and their 1 year recertification period has not expired.

    Dates: 5/18/2021 to 5/19/2021

    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. Only participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in the Refresher Training. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on two separate half days. You must attend the two days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a part- ner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins. Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 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.

    20. PTAC Workshop Data Breach Response Training

    Program: Data Privacy & Security Service

    Dates: 5/18/2021

    Please join the Lower Hudson RIC, Nassau BOCES and the Suffolk RIC for a Data Breach Response Training workshop presented by the US Department of Education's Privacy and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Data Breach Response Training This interactive presentation puts you in the driver's seat for a simulated data breach. Attendees will be faced with a data breach scenario and have to make the critical decisions in addressing an ongoing breach, avoiding pitfalls and guiding an organization through the difficult and often murky issues facing organizations during that time. Audience: This professional development opportunity is designed for Data Projection Officers and Technology Directors. However, protecting data and responding to data breaches is a team sport and all are welcome to attend. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dr. Madalyn Romano.

    21. Fitness Training and Games for Socially Distanced and Remote Learning PE/HE Consortium members only

    Program: 2020-2021 - PE and HE Consortium

    Audience: Members HE/PE Section One Consortium

    Dates: 5/19/2021 to 5/20/2021

    PE HE Consortium
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    Created and taught by NSCA Certified Fitness Instructor and Fitness Gaming Entrepreneur Eddie Kovel, the Playout Fitness Professional Development Program makes it easy for PE teachers to create fun, safe and effective exercise programs for their students. With COVID as an ongoing concern, this PD specifically addresses the difficulties and provides solutions for teaching fitness and PE while in social distanced/remote learning/hybrid learning settings. Teachers will leave the session with skills, games, and tools to teach fitness to their students regardless of their school's regulations.

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

    22. Using FlipGrid (Eastchester UFSD)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/19/2021

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    In this session, participants will learn how to design and administer assignments using FlipGrid. Flipgrid is a video tool that allows teachers to post "Topics" that are essentially videos with some accompanying text. The topic is then shared with students, who can be prompted to respond. The response can be made using the software's camera to create videos that are then posted to the original Topic. These videos can be recorded as many times as needed before uploading, and can have the addition of emoji, text, stickers, drawings, or custom stickers. Flipgrid has partnered with reputable organizations such as The Metropolitan Museum, Scholastic and Epic Books who have provided exemplary lessons for teachers to use or modify. Join Zoom Meeting: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/7431320596 Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331 Dial by your location +1 646 518 9805 US Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331

    23. SLS World Book Preview- Middle School Teachers

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

    Audience: Middle School Teachers and Librarians

    Dates: 5/19/2021

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    World Book Wizard is an adaptive learning platform with curriculum-based drills to help students master skills in core subject areas (Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts). Wizard is backed by learning science making it the perfect complement to classroom instruction and an effective tool for distance learning to support struggling students or simply for extra practice and enrichment at home!

    Early Learning is designed for preschool students with tools and content that reinforce early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others. The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents.

    World Book eBooks digital library includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that span the curriculum and reading levels, including interactive games, quizzes, and activities to enrich learning. Subscription includes automatic updates and revision to eBooks, as well as any new titles that are added to the site. Unlimited concurrent usage and annotating capabilities included.

    World Book Presenter: Lena Gosden, Educational Sales Consultant

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Eleanor Friedman.

    24. Coaching Corners: Elementary Mathematics Instruction

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

    Audience: Math Teachers K-5, Math Coaches and Elementary Administrators

    Dates: 5/19/2021

    Math Specialist, Peggy Golden, will meet with math educators to provide specialized, just-in-time coaching to support teachers with concerns, math concepts, best practices, super strategies, and more. Participants will bring successes, challenges, and questions to the conversation, along with artifacts, such as lesson plans, data, or assessment. School-based teams welcome! Each session will focus on a specific topic determined by participants. Register for individual sessions or the series of five!

    Focus Area: Differentiation for story problems

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    25. SLS World Book Preview- Elementary School Teachers

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

    Audience: Elementary School Teachers and Librarians

    Dates: 5/19/2021

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    World Book Wizard is an adaptive learning platform with curriculum-based drills to help students master skills in core subject areas (Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts). Wizard is backed by learning science making it the perfect complement to classroom instruction and an effective tool for distance learning to support struggling students or simply for extra practice and enrichment at home!

    Early Learning is designed for preschool students with tools and content that reinforce early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others. The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents.

    World Book eBooks digital library includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that span the curriculum and reading levels, including interactive games, quizzes, and activities to enrich learning. Subscription includes automatic updates and revision to eBooks, as well as any new titles that are added to the site. Unlimited concurrent usage and annotating capabilities included.

    World Book Presenter: Lena Gosden, Educational Sales Consultant

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Eleanor Friedman.

    Presenters: Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner and Dr. Sydney Snyder, SupportEd

    In this three-hour interactive session, participants will incorporate the five guiding principles of CRT for MLs into their practice by:

    - Discussing strategies for applying an assets-based framework to their work with MLs
    - Exploring and applying instructional strategies and tools for creating a culturally responsive school climate for MLs
    - Examining and applying tools and strategies for uniting schools, families, and communities in support of MLs
    - Applying culturally responsive tools and strategies to plan for their class and school communities

    Registered participants will receive an email, within 24 hours of the start time, providing a direct link to the Zoom session with SupportEd.

    Fee: Free

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

    27. PD Shorts: Reading Conferences: Remote and In-Person

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Administration

    Dates: 5/19/2021

    For fluent readers, reading conferences help students focus on specific next steps to improve comprehension. In this PD short, participants will learn tools for conferring with students, even when the book is unfamiliar. Participants will have the opportunity to practice giving feedback to readers of chapter books to support ongoing comprehension across texts. Special attention will be paid to strategies for conferring in the virtual environment.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    28. HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Elementary ELL Connection THURSDAY - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: Administrators, ENL Coordinators, ENL Teachers, Classroom/Content Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff

    Dates: 5/20/2021

    Elementary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of elementary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, elementary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, elementary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Elementary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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

    29. PD Shorts: Scaffolding Strategies for English Language Learners

    Program: 2020-2021 - English Language Learners

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 5/20/2021

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    Most English Language Learners (ELLs) spend the majority of their day in fully-English speaking classrooms. It is critical for students learning English to obtain comprehensible input from their teachers and understand the message being conveyed. A scaffold is a temporary framework put in place to give students a supportive learning environment while learning English. During this PD Short, participants will learn several scaffolding strategies to ensure ELLs gain access to the curriculum.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    30. Strategies for Student De-Escalation PE/HE Consortium members only

    Program: 2020-2021 - PE and HE Consortium

    Audience: Members HE/PE Section One Consortium

    Dates: 5/21/2021

    PE HE Consortium
    New
    Not all behaviors should be treated the same. The manner in which we interact with a student before, during and after a crisis is of utmost importance. We do not want to be the reason why a student's behavior escalates. During this presentation, we will explore this concept and have the opportunity to share our experiences dealing with difficult student behaviors.

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

    31. TLI LHRIC Tech Expo 2021 Virtual Conference with Keynote Manoush Zomorodi

    Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

    Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

    Dates: 5/21/2021

    The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
    TECH EXPO is the region's cap stone event for educators to share promising and best practices from their teaching and/or administration. Last year, the event was cancelled due to COVID. This year, our conference is 100% virtual using a sophisticated virtual conference environment. Come and enjoy live breakout and poster sessions from local educators, as well as a virtual vendor floor. We're pleased to feature nationally renowned keynote speaker Manoush Zomorodi (journalist, podcaster, and media entrepreneur).

    NEW! Registrants will be able to login on Thursday prior to Tech Expo for an optional "pre-conference" experience for vendor sessions and to browse the virtual poster session hall.
    Registered participants will receive instructions on how to access the virtual conference prior to the session.

    32. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] HV RBERN Dual Language Professional Learning Community (PLC) - via Zoom

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: Bilingual, Dual Language, and/or ENL Coordinators; District/School Administrators; IHE Bilingual Program Leaders

    Dates: 5/24/2021

    New
    This is a Professional Learning Community in which leaders of bilingual, dual language, and/or ENL programs will:
    - Learn from each other's experiences, practices, and best ideas in the field of Dual Language education
    - Create a support network
    - Self-assess [e.g. Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) Guiding Principles and other proven sources for this purpose; work to strengthen programs based on these]
    - Review up-to-date research on Dual Language best practices and outcomes

    To access this workshop, a Zoom link will be shared with registered participants to the email addresses they used to enroll in Frontline (MLP).

    Cost: Free

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

    33. Mandated Autism Training (3 Hr. Course) VIA ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

    Audience: All professionals seeking educational certification

    Dates: 5/24/2021

    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.

    A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the workshop.

    Please log in at 3:20pm. 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/.

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


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

    Fee for the course is $80. Please mail a check or money order made payable to SWBOCES to: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Attention: Dina Roselli

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

    34. PD Shorts: Poetry that Enlightens and Engages: Using Poetry to Lift the Level of Writing and End the Year Strong

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Administrators, Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Teachers

    Dates: 5/24/2021

    Poetry can be an incredibly powerful tool to help students investigate the power of language, fluency, grammar, and structure in text. This PD Short will focus on teaching poetry in accessible and exciting ways for all students. Participants will discuss ways to select key mentor texts to accompany a poetry unit and methods for developing lessons that correlate to the NYS Next Generation Standards and build upon school curriculum.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    35. SLS Council Meeting

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

    Audience: Council Members

    Dates: 5/25/2021

    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.

    36. Zoom Annual User Group Session

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/25/2021

    We hope you will JOIN US Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 from 9:30am to 11:00am for this year's Zoom User Group w/LHRIC.

    During the User Group, we will review and discuss:

    * Learn from each other about successes, challenges, and strategies.
    * Create a safe and secure learning environment using Zoom.
    * Improve Teaching and Learning using Zoom.
    * Review recent product enhancements and future plans with Product experts from Zoom.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    37. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class (ACCESS VIRTUALLY via Zoom Videoconference)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

    Dates: 5/26/2021 to 5/27/2021

    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 log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

    Zoom links and information will be emailed the day before the course begins.

    Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
    SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528
    Attention: Dina Roselli

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

    38. Kami in the Classroom (Eastchester UFSD)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/26/2021

    New
    Kami became the "go-to" tool for the remote ahd hybrid learning landscape, but it has great value in ALL learning environments. In this session participants will learn all of the features offered, from digital mark-ups, voice recording, editing, collaborating and more. PDF documents can be combined, taking pages from multiple files, and scans can be made editable usign this tool as well. This tool integrates seamlessly with Google Classroom, too. Join Zoom Meeting: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/7431320596 Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331 Dial by your location +1 646 518 9805 US Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331

    39. PD Shorts: Escape the Classroom - Using Play Based Learning to Engage Students

    Program: 2020-2021 - Instructional Best Practices

    Audience: All Teachers

    Dates: 5/26/2021

    New
    FREE Professional Learning Session Supported by The Teaching Remote/Hybrid Learning Environment (TRLE) Grant

    Looking for a new way to engage your students? Ever tried an Escape Room game? In this PD short, learn how you can do an Escape Room activity with your students either in person or online.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    For more information about the TRLE Grant, visit our website at http://pd.swboces.org/TRLE_GRANT

    40. The Many Uses of Google Forms (Eastchester UFSD)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 6/2/2021

    New
    You have probably used Google Forms for quizzes, surveys and exit tickets. But there are many ways to use this powerful tool that you may not be aware of. In this session you'll be shown many examples of Google Forms and will learn new tricks and strategies for the classroom, from digital breakouts to Choose Your Own Adventure stories. Join Zoom Meeting: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/7431320596 Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331 Dial by your location +1 646 518 9805 US Meeting ID: 743 132 0596 Passcode: 837331

    41. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Secondary ELL Connection Thursday - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: ENL teachers and coordinators, classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff who support students who are ELLs in secondary grades (6/7-12)

    Dates: 6/3/2021

    Secondary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of secondary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, secondary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, secondary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Secondary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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

    42. PD Shorts: Immersion: The Forgotten Stage of Writing Workshop

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Administrators, Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Teachers

    Dates: 6/3/2021

    Of all the stages of the writing process, Immersion is often the least emphasized. This PD Short will focus on the important elements within the Immersion Stage, which helps lay the foundation for writing instruction. By investing in the Immersion Stage at the onset of a writing unit, teachers and students experience high returns throughout the school year and beyond.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    43. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - VIA ZOOM

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

    Dates: 6/10/2021

    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/.

    A ZOOM link will be emailed to you the day before.

    Please log in at 3:20pm. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

    Fee: $60 per participant. Please mail a check or money order made out to SWBOCES to:
    SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528
    Attention: Dina Roselli
    Credit cards and debit cards not accepted.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

    44. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Elementary ELL Connection THURSDAY - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: Administrators, ENL Coordinators, ENL Teachers, Classroom/Content Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff

    Dates: 6/17/2021

    Elementary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of elementary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, elementary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, elementary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Elementary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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