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1. SLS OverDrive Sora Webinar

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 1/8/2019

Join us for a Webinar to discover Sora, OverDrive's new reading app for students. Learn how students can browse for titles and personalize their reading experience and how you can curate your digital collection to get the right titles to the right students at the right time.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

2. NYS Science Learning Standards: A Slightly Deeper Dive - SCI

Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

Audience: Grade 6 -12 Science Educators

Dates: 1/23/2019

Starting Today
This workshop will provide opportunities to delve into lesson design, available resources and how to adapt our current practices to NYSSLS approach. Participants will be teamed with grade level peers to explore the three dimensional nature of the standards and align the teaching approach to critical thinking skills, communication, and collaboration. Participants will adapt specific lessons and review resources.

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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

3. SLS Innovation in School Libraries: Visual Storytelling in the MakerSpace - MUST ATTEND ALL 4 DATES

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 1/30/2019 to 1/31/2019

Teams of librarians and classroom teachers in grades 3-8 will work together to learn the basics of film making. Focus will be on film techniques (such as angle, timing, and more) and creating a story with your film. This program will be useful for those who have participated in a previous Maker programs, as well as for newcomers. Participants will begin by spending two days with the videographer who will demonstrate film making and storytelling techniques. Strategies to include students as filmmakers and creators will be discussed. This hands-on and interactive workshop will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language. The third day, February 27, will be spent developing curriculum applications. On the morning of June 3rd, we will share and celebrate our work. We recommend using iPads for this program. The use of a Padcaster will not be necessary, although it may be helpful in the long run. ($1,200 per team (Librarian and two teachers) For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

4. SLS Discovery Education Streaming Integration Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/5/2019

Discovery Education is partnering with SW BOCES to provide a customized Professional Learning workshop to support current Discovery Education Streaming District Partners. This free session is designed to demonstrate how Discovery Education Streaming supports multiple learning modalities with content that is easy to integrate, aligned to standards, and supports differentiation. Breakfast will be provided.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

5. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 2/7/2019

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.

6. SLS Digital Library Users Group Elementary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/8/2019

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.

7. SLS Inquiry and Literacy Strategies for the Library

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/11/2019

This session will look at specific strategies to incorporate inquiry and literacy skills into the library curriculum. Participants will leave with concrete activities they can immediately incorporate into lessons. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

8. SLS Search for Success Database Management Service

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/12/2019

The 21st century way to access and research authoritative information across all your databases with one login through mobile devices, tablets, laptops and computers. “SEARCH” for Success is a database management program that provides “one-stop” easy and equitable access to all your online database purchased through SWBOCES School Library System, including those in NOVELNY and TeachingBooks. In addition, usage statistics are available to support purchasing decisions. The benefits include:

• Each school library has one unique login for all databases, which may be used by students, staff, and parents

• One usage report for all databases

• Customized website design for each school library

• Mobile App

• Workshops to learn search strategies and resources

• Helps district personnel obtain maximum use of their online databases in support of the common core Learning Standards and other informational needs For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.
Teams of librarians and classroom teachers in grades 3-8 will work together to learn the basics of film making. Focus will be on film techniques (such as angle, timing, and more) and creating a story with your film. This program will be useful for those who have participated in a previous Maker programs, as well as for newcomers. Participants will begin by spending two days with the videographer who will demonstrate film making and storytelling techniques. Strategies to include students as filmmakers and creators will be discussed. This hands-on and interactive workshop will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language. The third day, February 27, will be spent developing curriculum applications. On the morning of June 3rd, we will share and celebrate our work. We recommend using iPads for this program. The use of a Padcaster will not be necessary, although it may be helpful in the long run. ($1,200 per team (Librarian and two teachers) For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

10. The NYS Science Standards – Now What? - SCI

Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

Audience: Grade K-8 Teachers of Science

Dates: 3/5/2019

How might I shift my current instructional practices in light of the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS)? This workshop is designed especially for elementary and middle school teachers and will assist them in planning. Participants will explore sample lessons, activities and investigations. Emphasis will be placed on supporting academic language development for all learners, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities. Participants are encouraged to bring a device and their existing curriculum and/or lesson plans to practice redesigning lessons using the NYSSLS.

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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

11. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 3/11/2019

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.

12. SLS Digital Library Users Group Elementary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 3/12/2019

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.

13. SLS Annual Joint Conference

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist and Administrators

Dates: 3/29/2019

SLS Annual Joint Conference

Conference highlights:

*Administrator of the Year Award

*Opening keynote with Susan D. Ballard

*Closing keynote with Bryan Collier

*Ten breakout sessions with special focus on the alignment to the new AASL National School Library Standards

*Exhibits

*Author signings

*Raffle

*Continental breakfast

*Lunch at Cermele Cafe.

Invite your administrators to join you to celebrate the admin award, network at a continental breakfast, and hear Susan D. Ballard's morning keynote address: 8:00am-10:00am. Email Janet Jamal with invited administrators' names to register.

Early Bird Special: Before March 2-$125; After-$150. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

14. SLS- Integrating Technology in the Library Curriculum

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/12/2019

This workshop will focus on technologies that can be easily incorporated into the library program and curriculum. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. 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.
Teams of librarians and classroom teachers in grades 3-8 will work together to learn the basics of film making. Focus will be on film techniques (such as angle, timing, and more) and creating a story with your film. This program will be useful for those who have participated in a previous Maker programs, as well as for newcomers. Participants will begin by spending two days with the videographer who will demonstrate film making and storytelling techniques. Strategies to include students as filmmakers and creators will be discussed. This hands-on and interactive workshop will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language. The third day, February 27, will be spent developing curriculum applications. On the morning of June 3rd, we will share and celebrate our work. We recommend using iPads for this program. The use of a Padcaster will not be necessary, although it may be helpful in the long run. ($1,200 per team (Librarian and two teachers) For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

21. 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.

22. 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.