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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. SLS Annual Joint Conference

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist and Administrators

Dates: 3/29/2019

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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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/29/2019

New

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.

7. SLS BrainPoP User Group

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/3/2019

New

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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. SLS Makey Makey Invention Literacy Certification Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 5/15/2019

New

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.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. SLS 2019 Children's Literature Award Winners Geisel and Caldecott - Summer Course Offering

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 7/15/2019

New
The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall, Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez- Neal, A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin, The Rough Patch by Brian Lies and Thank You, Omu! By Oge Mora, Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor, The Adventures of Otto: See Pip Flap by David Milgrim, Fox and Chick: The Party and Other Stories by Sergio Ruzzier, King and Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth by Dori Hillestad Butler and Tiger Vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: A Few Red Drops by Claire Hartfield, The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer, Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome, The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson, The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon, Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly, Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson, Memphis, Martin and the Mountaintop by Alice Faye Duncan, The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo, Dreamers by Yuyi Morales, They Call Me Guero by David Bowles, Islandborn by Junot Diaz and When Angels Sing by Michael Mahin.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: All-of-a-Kind-Family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins, Sweep by Jonathan Auxier, What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper, A Moon for Moe and Mo by Jane Breskin Zalben, Through the Window by Barb Rosenstock, All Three Stooges by Erica S. Perl, The Length of a String by Elissa Brent Weissman, Drawn Together by Minh Le, Grandmother's Visit by Betty Quan, Front Desk by Kelly Yang, The House that Lou Built by Mae Respicio, Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram and The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

18. SLS 2019 Children's Award Winners Newbery and Stonewall - Summer Course Offering

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 7/16/2019

New
The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina, The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani, The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender, Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to The World by Ashley Herring Blake,and Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

19. SLS 2019 Children's Literature Award Winners Schneider and Sibert - Summer Course Offering

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 7/17/2019

New
The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros, Rescue and Jessica by Jessica Kensky, The Collectors by Jacqueline West, The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor, (Don't) Call Me Crazy 33: Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health by Kelly Jensen, Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro, The Girl Who Drew Butterflies by Joyce Sidman, Camp Panda by Catherine Thimmesh, Spooked by Gail Jarrow, The Unwanted by Don Brown, We are Grateful by Traci Sorell, and When Angels Sing by Michael Mahin

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

20. SLS 2019 Children's Literature Award Winners Printz - Summer Course Offering

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 7/17/2019

New
The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance. Each session will provide 3 hours of credit as participants are expected to read the materials in advance to actively participate in the discussion.

Books to be discussed: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo, Damsel by Elana K. Arnold, A Heart in A Body in the World by Deb Caletti, and I, Claudia by Mary McCoy

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

21. SLS Certified BrainPoP Educator Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 7/29/2019

New

The School Library System will offer courses this summer that will be eligible for CTLE hours or in-service credit. Participants seeking in-service credit must obtain district approval in advance.


This workshop will provide the foundation for earning a Certified BrainPOP Educator designation.

Over the last few years, BrainPOP has added a breadth of new, interactive features; enabled individual accounts; and given students the ability to submit their work for feedback from teachers. These features add power to BrainPOP, while maintaining the simplicity, quality, and humor that you've come to expect. The CBE program was developed by the BrainPOP Educators team - all former teachers themselves - to help you become a more confident and competent BrainPOP user - and have fun doing it!

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.