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1. SLS Follett Users Group

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Follett Users

Dates: 10/17/2017

The Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System will host a Follett User Group meeting at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY. The meeting will be from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join fellow librarians at this local User Group meeting with Katrina Conte to learn how to get the most out of your library software. Attend this FREE User Group meeting and in addition to having your questions answered by Follett rep. You will gain valuable insight on the latest features and updates! For questions regarding this activity, please contact Diana Wendell.

2. SLS Mandarin Users Group Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Mandarin Users

Dates: 10/18/2017

The Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System will host a Mandarin User Group meeting at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY. The meeting will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join fellow librarians at this local User Group meeting with Holly Pizzuta to learn how to get the most out of your library software and learn more about new features of Mandarin M5 and Oasis. Attend this FREE User Group meeting and in addition to having your questions answered by Art Graham, Mandarin VP, you will gain valuable insight on all the latest feature and upgrades. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

3. (SLS) School Library System Learning Technology Grant - Inquiry through Social Studies

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Participants Only

Dates: 10/19/2017

This three-year project has been designed to provide a total of 60 elementary classroom teachers and school librarians a deeper understanding of inquiry-based learning supported by technology where students actively construct knowledge rather than passively receive it. Through an extended year-long exploration of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and Toolkit Inquiries and the Stripling Inquiry Process, social studies expert, Steve Goldberg, and inquiry experts, Barbara Stripling and Pam Berger will model and facilitate inquiry-based, technology infused social studies Inquiries For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

4. (SLS) School Library System Learning Technology Grant - Inquiry through Social Studies

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Participants Only

Dates: 10/20/2017

Starting Today
This three-year project has been designed to provide a total of 60 elementary classroom teachers and school librarians a deeper understanding of inquiry-based learning supported by technology where students actively construct knowledge rather than passively receive it. Through an extended year-long exploration of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and Toolkit Inquiries and the Stripling Inquiry Process, social studies expert, Steve Goldberg, and inquiry experts, Barbara Stripling and Pam Berger will model and facilitate inquiry-based, technology infused social studies Inquiries For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

5. SLS MakerSpace: Focus on Digital Creation #1

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 10/24/2017

Starting Soon
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

6. SLS workshop - Fake News

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 10/26/2017

Starting Soon
Presenters: Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, Exectuive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and Darrah Worland, Vice President for Digital Media at the News Literacy Project. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

7. (SLS) School Library System Council Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 11/13/2017

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.

The School Library System Council meetings for the 2017/2018 school year will meet at the SW BOCES School Library System offices at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY at 8:30-11:00 am unless otherwise specified below:

  • - Sept. 26, 2017
  • - Nov. 13, 2017
  • - Jan. 26, 2018
  • - April 25, 2018
  • - May 10, 2018 (3:30 - 11am)

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

8. (SLS) School Library System Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 11/13/2017

. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

9. Building Executive Function Through the NYS-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts (K-12)

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Grades K-12

Dates: 11/16/2017

Executive function refers to a set of skills necessary for, among other skills, cognitive flexibility, planning, and reasoning. The New Science Standards recognize a set of concepts that transcend the disciplines and are largely dependent on strong executive function. Concepts such as patterns, cause-and-effect, systems, structure & function are evident across the content areas and can be used to strengthen students’ executive function. Join us to explore the interdependence of executive function and the NYS-SLS Cross-Cutting Concepts and to learn to design lesson plans that bolster both sets of skills.

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
$299 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 Email Me.

10. SLS MakerSpace: Focus on Inquiry & Digital Creation #2

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 12/1/2017

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

11. SLS - ESIFC & Social Studies Framework workshop

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Participants Only

Dates: 12/8/2017

Exploration of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and Toolkit Inquiries and the Stripling Inquiry Process, social studies expert, Steve Goldberg?, Lou Cordi? and inquiry experts, Barbara Stripling and Pam Berger will model and facilitate inquiry-based, technology infused social studies Inquiries For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

12. (SLS) Digital Library Users Group Meetings

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 12/14/2017

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program, in its 8th year, is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 4,000 digital ebooks and over 400 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 includes:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, learning challenged, second language learners and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose and download ebooks


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, notebooks or any ebook reader, without worrying about weight


• With today's technology, you can read ebooks everywhere, in the classroom, the library, and in one's home; and each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

13. (SLS) School Library System Learning Technology Grant - Inquiry through Social Studies

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Participants Only

Dates: 1/19/2018

This three-year project has been designed to provide a total of 60 elementary classroom teachers and school librarians a deeper understanding of inquiry-based learning supported by technology where students actively construct knowledge rather than passively receive it. Through an extended year-long exploration of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and Toolkit Inquiries and the Stripling Inquiry Process, social studies expert, Steve Goldberg, and inquiry experts, Barbara Stripling and Pam Berger will model and facilitate inquiry-based, technology infused social studies Inquiries For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

14. (SLS) School Library System Council Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 1/26/2018

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.

The School Library System Council meetings for the 2017/2018 school year will meet at the SW BOCES School Library System offices at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY at 8:30-11:00 am unless otherwise specified below:

  • - Sept. 26, 2017
  • - Nov. 14, 2017
  • - Jan. 26, 2018
  • - April 25, 2018
  • - May 10, 2018 (3:30 - 11am)

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

15. (SLS) School Library System Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 1/26/2018

. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

16. SLS workshop

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 2/5/2018

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

17. SLS workshop - New AASL Standards

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 2/13/2018

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

18. (SLS) Digital Library Users Group Meetings

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 2/16/2018

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program, in its 8th year, is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 4,000 digital ebooks and over 400 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 includes:




• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, learning challenged, second language learners and gifted readers can all benefit from this service




• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose and download ebooks




• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, notebooks or any ebook reader, without worrying about weight




• With today's technology, you can read ebooks everywhere, in the classroom, the library, and in one's home; and each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

19. (SLS) Digital Library Users Group Meetings

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 3/5/2018

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program, in its 8th year, is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 4,000 digital ebooks and over 400 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 includes:




• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, learning challenged, second language learners and gifted readers can all benefit from this service




• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose and download ebooks




• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, notebooks or any ebook reader, without worrying about weight




• With today's technology, you can read ebooks everywhere, in the classroom, the library, and in one's home; and each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

20. (SLS) Search For Success

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Search for Success Users

Dates: 3/15/2018

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 databases purchased through the SWBOCES School Library System, including those in NOVELNY and TeachingBooks. In addition, usage statistics are available to support purchasing decisions.

The benefits includes:







  • • 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

NOTE: These workshops are open to Library Media Specialists who are in "SEARCH" for Success member libraries ($400 per building/year)

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

21. SLS Annual Conference

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist and Administrators

Dates: 4/13/2018

Keynote:

TBD - keynote speaker;

Conference highlights: Administrator of the year Award, many breakout sessions, Exploratorium, 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 the keynote address. Time: 8:00am-10:00am. Price: $125. Email Janet Jamal with invited Administrators' names to register.

Early Bird Special: Before March 4-$125; After-$150

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal. For more information, go to Annual Conference: http://sls.swboces.org/sls_annual_conference

22. (SLS) School Library System Council Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 4/25/2018

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.

The School Library System Council meetings for the 2017/2018 school year will meet at the SW BOCES School Library System offices at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY at 8:30-11:00 am unless otherwise specified below:

  • - Sept. 26, 2017
  • - Nov. 14, 2017
  • - Jan. 26, 2018
  • - April 25, 2018
  • - May 10, 2018 (3:30 - 11am)

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

23. (SLS) School Library System Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 4/25/2018

. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

24. (SLS) School Library System Council Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Council Members

Dates: 5/10/2018

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.

The School Library System Council meetings for the 2017/2018 school year will meet at the SW BOCES School Library System offices at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY at 8:30-11:00 am unless otherwise specified below:

  • - Sept. 26, 2017
  • - Nov. 14, 2017
  • - Jan. 26, 2018
  • - April 25, 2018
  • - May 10, 2018 (3:30 - 4:30pm)

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.

25. SLS Digital Library Advisory Board Meeting

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 5/16/2018

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program, in its 7th year, is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 4,000 digital ebooks and over 400 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 includes:


• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, learning challenged, second language learners and gifted readers can all benefit from this service


• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose and download ebooks


• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, notebooks or any ebook reader, without worrying about weight


• With today's technology, you can read ebooks everywhere, in the classroom, the library, and in one's home; and each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger.

26. (SLS) School Library System Learning Technology Grant - Inquiry through Social Studies

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Participants Only

Dates: 5/18/2018

This three-year project has been designed to provide a total of 60 elementary classroom teachers and school librarians a deeper understanding of inquiry-based learning supported by technology where students actively construct knowledge rather than passively receive it. Through an extended year-long exploration of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and Toolkit Inquiries and the Stripling Inquiry Process, social studies expert, Steve Goldberg, and inquiry experts, Barbara Stripling and Pam Berger will model and facilitate inquiry-based, technology infused social studies Inquiries For questions regarding this activity, please contact Pam Berger at pberger@swboces.org.