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1. *COPY OF SUMMER LITERACY RE-BOOT CAMP - ELA***CANCELLED***

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: Grades K-12 teachers, Literacy coaches, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, ELA supervisors, administrators and curriculum directors

Dates: 8/23/2017 to 8/24/2017

Join us for two days of study and play with a focus on literacy instruction to prepare for the upcoming school year.  Reflect upon your current practices, envision new opportunities, plan and create experiences and materials for your incoming learners.  This two-day session will provide an array of opportunities to learn about the latest thinking in a variety of areas. We will hold whole-group sessions on topics relevant to all educators and work in break-out sessions on particular topics of interest relevant to your setting and role. Expect to learn about:

— Feedback for Readers and Writers that Build Ownership and Agency 
— Engaging Word Study Practices
— Working with Struggling Readers and Writers
— Assessment-based Instruction
— Inquiry in Literacy cycle
— Writing About Reading
— Visual Literacy

Fee:
$494 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$575 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 Anna Marie Brancucci Email Me.

2. English Language Arts - Instructional Leadership Forums -LEAD

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Leadership LEAD

Audience: Curriculum directors, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs, and lead teachers

Dates: 9/27/2017 to 5/30/2018

Literacy: The English Language Arts Instructional Leadership Forum is a partnership with fellow instructional leaders in your subject area to share promising practices and emerging trends in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Each Instructional Leadership Forum is structured around your professional learning needs. It is an opportunity to network with, and ask questions of, other administrators and teacher-leaders in your position across our region. Each Forum meeting is open to directors, supervisors, department chairs, and others with leadership oversight of English Language Arts. Meetings are held quarterly at Southern Westchester BOCES' Center for Professional Development, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528.

This program may be used to meet 8 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID#322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant per forum for CoSer 555 members
$231 per participant pre forum 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.

3. SLS workshop - Fake News

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 School Library Services

Dates: 2/13/2018

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.

4. New York State P-12 Learning Standards for the Arts MORNING SESSION

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 ARTS

Audience: P-12 Arts Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/15/2018

The New York State P–12 Learning Standards for the Arts, officially adopted in 2017 for full implementation in the 2018-2019 school year, were created to help arts educators provide high quality curriculum, instruction & assessments that students need to become creative thinkers, creative makers & creative responders. This interactive day will be filled with practical strategies & hands on learning that will enable you to align the new Arts standards to your current curriculum & learn how to begin the transformation to the new standards during this transition year.

These newly adopted standards are grounded in Model Cornerstone Assessments & the works of Charlotte Danielson; Madeline Hunter; Robert Marzano; & Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe.

The morning workshop will provide a general overview of the standards. The afternoon workshops will be breakout specific sessions and will dig deeper into the standards and instructional alignment.

You must register for each breakout session individually. Participants are encouraged to car pool due to an expected high volume of attendees.

The Standards Overview will include:

• Philosophical Foundations and Lifelong Goals

• Artistic Literacy

• The NYS Arts Standards Framework

• NYS Artistic Processes, Anchor Standards, and Performance Indicators

• Coding of the NYS Arts Standards

• How to use the NYS Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions

• Inclusion strategies for the new standards

This program may be used to meet hours toward 3.0 CTLE requirements. CTLE ID #322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee: Free

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

5. Test Prep No More - ELA

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: Grades 3-8 teachers, special educators, reading teachers, AIS teachers, administrators

Dates: 3/5/2018

Preparing for the ELA Assessment is not necessarily about doing test prep, but about establishing classroom literacy practices that work all year long. This workshop is designed to help teachers prepare their students for the ELA Test without doing traditional test prep. During this workshop, we will focus on year-round ELA instruction and best practices that will lead to success on the ELA Assessment. Participants will walk away with practical strategies to implement in their classrooms at any time.

Materials:
Participants can bring texts used in their classrooms

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
$231 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

6. Taking the "Test" Out of ELA Test Prep (ELA Common Core Regents Exam) Grades 9-12

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: Grades 9-12 teachers, special educators, reading teachers, AIS teachers, administrators

Dates: 3/6/2018

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

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


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

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$231 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 Anna Marie Brancucci Email Me.

7. Work Time in Early Childhood: The Importance of Play - ELA

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: PreK-2 teachers, literacy coaches, instructional coaches, administration and curriculum directors.

Dates: 3/13/2018

As Piaget stated, “Play is the work of childhood.” In this workshop, learn about the importance of play as children explore, create, discover and grow their curiosity. Learn how to plan for engaging choices that help children to navigate their own learning and social emotional development.

Participants will:
* understand the importance of play in school and how it supports academic development
* explore worktime choices that are engaging and support social, emotional, literacy and language development
* learn about choice and independence during work time
* plan for conferring in different work time choices plan for extensions that support literacy work
* think about ways to encourage inquiry during play.

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

Fee:
$249 for CoSer 555 members
$299 for CoSer 555 non-members

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

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

8. Connecting Literacy and Language

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

Audience: Grades K-5 general education or special education teachers; speech-language pathologists

Dates: 3/20/2018

Participants will discuss the closely aligned developmental trajectory between decoding and comprehension with oral language expression and reception. In addition, the workshop will explore evidence-based language strategies that support literacy development. After reviewing a number of language-based strategies, participants will create tools to provide visual support, multi-modal instructions, and clear teacher language that can later be implemented inside their classrooms.

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 per day for CoSer 555 members
$299 per participant per day 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.

9. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] SIFE Workshop Series Part 4: Strengthening Early Literacy Skills - at Rockland BOCES

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, ENL Coordinators, Teachers, Counselors, and other Support Staff

Dates: 3/20/2018

Supporting Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE): Strengthening Early Literacy Skills. This session will focus on strategies for supporting the early literacy skills of SIFE. Participants will explore literacy strategies that can be used with students at a range of literacy levels. They will discuss ways of fostering the development of students’ foundational literacy skills while at the same time supporting their content learning and critical thinking skills. Participants will apply the concepts they have learned in developing lessons to be used in their context.

Participants will:

*Discuss the relevant aspects of second language acquisition in support of developing literacy skills for SIFE who may not be literate in their home language(s)
*Apply strategies for supporting reading development of SIFE (and other ELLs at varying levels of literacy) including: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, and text comprehension.
*Explore the connection between vocabulary instruction and literacy development for SIFE.
*Learn and apply strategies for supporting SIFE development as writers.
*Apply strategies for selecting materials that are age and level appropriate.

Should SW BOCES' MLP be "full", please register at Rockland BOCES' website using their MLP link here.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:30-9:00 AM

LUNCH: ON YOUR OWN

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

10. Learning.com - Annual User Group Conference

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/21/2018

The Lower Hudson Regional Information Center and Learning.com invite you to their annual users group March 21st 2018

Learning.com - Easy Tech: Developing Students' Keyboarding Fluency to Increase Success for Computer-Based Testing

• Share strategies used in local Learning.com districts for addressing digital literacy needs

• Explore the new adaptive keyboarding program and how it can tie into the NYSED Computer Based Testing guidelines.

• Connect with other Learning.com districts in our area and share ideas and best practices.

• Learn more about Easy Tech modules on Digital Citizenship and Coding


A light breakfast will be provided at 8:30 am,courtesy of Learning.com.The user group session begins at 9:00 am.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact John Resanovich

11. Supporting Independence through Literacy Centers - ELA

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: K-2 teachers, literacy coaches, instructional coaches, administration and curriculum directors

Dates: 3/28/2018

For our students to become stronger readers, they need guided and independent reading time. In this workshop, learn how to support student independence in literacy centers so you can work with guided reading groups successfully.

Participants will:
* understand the importance of play in school and how it supports academic development
* discuss a structure for implementing literacy centers
* look at data from their classroom to create small groups for centers
* learn options for strong centers that are engaging and support independence
* create structures to support student success in literacy centers
* learn how to adapt centers to support learners as they move forward as readers and writers

Participants should bring any reading data from their classrooms such as DRA, Fountas and Pinnell levels, Fundations or TC reading levels.

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

Fee:
$249 for CoSer 555 members
$299 for CoSer 555 non-members

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

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

12. Content Area Literacy: Supporting Learning Across The Day - ELA

Program: CPDCS - 17-18 Literacy ELA

Audience: Grades 1-5 teachers, literacy coaches, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, ELA supervisors, administrators and curriculum directors

Dates: 4/24/2018

This session will help teachers create systems where students transfer what they are learning during reading and writing to science, social studies, and math. Strategies for close reading, research, supported writing, and vocabulary in the content areas will be shared. This session is intended for educators working with students in grades 1-5.

Administrators, instructional coaches, intervention teaches, and teacher leaders are encouraged to attend this sessions.

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING: 2-4 texts they use with students in a content area unit.

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

Fee:
$249 for CoSer 555 members
$299 for CoSer 555 non-members

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

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