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1. Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Administrators, General Education and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors and Other Related Service Providers, CSE Chairpersons, Transition Specialists and Family Members

Dates: 1/8/2024

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There are many opportunities to earn diplomas, credentials and in some cases - both! Join us as we explore the Multiple Pathway (4+1) options available to students seeking to earn Regent as well as local diplomas. We will also explore requirements to earn the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.

This is an in-person training which will take place at Southern Westchester BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 11:59pm
Mandatory In-Person Session: Monday, January 8, 2024, 9:00am-11:30am

2. Transition Assessment Series: Parts 1 and 2

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Teachers, CSE Chairperson, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Related Service Providers, Families and Transition Specialists.

Dates: 2/29/2024

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Transition assessing is essential to the transition planning process. Join us for this full-day workshop as we explore assessments covering multiple domain areas including education and training, employment and independent living. We will share assessment links and resources that can be used with students to help them develop their individual transition journeys leading to improved postsecondary outcomes.

In addition to selecting and administering assessments, we will look at interpreting results and how this information can be used in the transition planning process and to reflect that information in the IEP.

This in-person workshop will take place at PUTNAM | NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 11:59pm
In-Person Session: Thursday, February 29, 2024, 9:00am-2:30pm

3. Explicit Vocabulary Instruction for Teachers

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Principals

Dates: 3/4/2024

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This workshop will equip teachers with easy to implement strategies for teaching vocabulary across content areas to improve student comprehension and close learning gaps.

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

4. Dimensions of Equity in Education

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educational Organizations (Administrators, Teachers, Pupil Personnel Staff, and other staff members).

Dates: 3/6/2024

The contents of this package address Dimensions of Equity in Education. Participants will understand the importance of equity, culture, and socio-cultural awareness in terms of educator development and support. This Training Package is organized into 3 parts:

Section 1: Grounding in around Equity & Culture as well as the NYSED Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education Framework (CRSE) which informs our work as Culturally Responsive Practitioners;

Section 2: Participants will explore concepts of Equity in their organization's policies and procedures through unpacking Zaretta Hammond's Dimensions of Equity Tool;

Section 3: Review a case study of Socio-Cultural Awareness which is an understanding of the role culture plays in educational processes & systems.

This in-person workshop will take place at Putnam|Northern Westchester BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024, 11:59 pm
In-Person Workshop: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

5. Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Graduation Rate and Decreasing Dropout

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers and administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, related service providers, agency staff, students, and families.

Dates: 3/8/2024

The Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Graduation Rate and Decreasing Dropout package is designed to assist Educational Organizations (EOs) to develop systems and evidence-based practices that are known to enhance successful completion of school for students with disabilities.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of: - available resources aimed at increasing school completion -what data can be used to identify a student's dropout risk -using data to make programmatic changes -strategies to consider to increase school completion

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024, 11:59 p.m.
*This session will be held via Zoom

6. Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: For teachers, staff, administration and service providers.

Dates: 3/8/2024

This training was developed to promote the understanding and appropriate use of test accommodations for students with disabilities.

The training is intended to provide information related to the decision-making process and types of test accommodations, as well as the documentation of appropriate accommodations on the individualized education program (IEP).

This in-person workshop will take place at Southern Westchester BOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue Harrison, NY 10528.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 11:59 pm
In-Person Workshop: Friday, March 8, 2024 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

7. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators; Instructional Coaches.

Dates: 3/11/2024 to 3/12/2024

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The Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading training was developed to help participants gain a greater understanding of what the science of reading has determined to be the foundational skills that are needed in order to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact it has on reading proficiency scores. The training will also provide context for the importance of equity in reading instruction. It is impossible to ignore the disproportionate impact on black and brown children and it is our responsibility as educators to effectively address this through equitable, research-based practices. In order to overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading. We will take a look at some ineffective current practices and why those may not be working, in order to realign our thinking and pedagogy to what is research-based and effective.

**This will be a 2-day, in-person training over two mornings at Southern Westchester BOCES.**

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 7, 2024
In-Person Sessions: Monday, March 11, 2024 and Tuesday, March 12, 2024, both from 9:00am - 1:00pm

8. Classroom Management: Strategies for Responding to Inappropriate Behaviors

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and Special Education Teachers, Assistants, Aids, Paraprofessionals, Clinicians, and Administrators working in School-Age Settings.

Dates: 3/12/2024

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Even with the most effective, data-driven, and proactive classroom management plan, teachers will still experience student behavior that does not meet expectations. During this 1-day workshop, a menu of Tier 1 strategies that aims to diminish the frequency, intensity, and duration of minor inappropriate behaviors in and out of the classroom will be taught through discussion, videos, and application activities.

This will be an in-person workshop taking place at Putnam|Northern Westchester BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 11:59pm
In-Person Workshop: Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00am to 3:00pm

9. New York State Alternate Assessment Foundational Content

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: All educators who participate in the decision-making for NYSAA, including special education teachers, related service personnel, CSE chairpersons, special education directors and assistant directors, and special education supervisors.

Dates: 3/12/2024

This workshop will guide participants through the eligibility requirements for New York State Alternate Assessment. We will discuss the definition and purpose of NYSAA, the regulations and eligibility for NYSAA, federal requirements, tools for appropriate decision-making, and justifications and assurances.

This workshop will not cover information on administering the alternate assessment or Dynamic Learning Maps and will be held online, via Zoom.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 10, 2024, 11:59pm
Zoom Session: Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00am-11:30am

10. Fundamentals of Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special and general education teachers as well as administrators, WBL coordinators, transition specialists, paraprofessionals, related service professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers, case managers and job coaches.

Dates: 3/20/2024

Join us for this dynamic workshop as we explore the foundational knowledge of high-quality WBL. We will discuss ways students can engage in work-related experiences while in school, helping them to learn about the world work and to discover more about themselves as emerging members of the workforce. During this session you will receive tools and resources you can use to either establish or enhance your school's work-based learning activities and programs.

This workshop will be held in person at PUTNAM|NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES.

Our workshops are accessible to people with disabilities. To request accommodations, please contact Geraldine Gilmore, ggilmore@pnwboces.org, at least three weeks prior to your event.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 11:59pm
In-Person Session: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 9:00am-2:30pm

11. FBA-BIP Technical Assistance Session - **INVITATION ONLY** PNW BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This technical assistance (TA) session is available to anyone who has attended or is currently attending our multi-day FBA-BIP workshop. This is not a training; it is a work session in which participants are expected to bring their own materials and data (with any personally identifying student information redacted). Examples of materials participants should bring include ABC data, graphs of student behavioral data, indirect assessments, or completed behavior pathways. The RPC Behavior Specialis

Dates: 3/21/2024

This technical assistance (TA) session is available to anyone who has attended or is currently attending our multi-day FBA-BIP workshop.

This is not a training; it is a work session in which participants are expected to bring their own materials and data (with any personally identifying student information redacted). Examples of materials participants should bring include ABC data, graphs of student behavioral data, indirect assessments, or completed behavior pathways.

The RPC Behavior Specialists will be available to provide guidance and consultation to help participants analyze their data, engage in data-based decision making, problem solve, and implement the FBA-BIP process with fidelity and in accordance with NYSED regulations.

This is an invitation-only, in-person work session at Rockland BOCES. Please note there will be NO PRESENATION. Participants must bring their own FBA and/or BIP materials in order to make use of this session effectively.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 14, 2024, 11:59 pm
In-Person Session at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES: Thursday, March 21, 2024

12. Phonological Awareness: Establishing Foundations for Reading Success

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy/reading instructors, administrators.

Dates: 3/25/2024 to 3/26/2024

The purpose of this training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of the Science of Reading; specifically, what phonological awareness is and how crucial this skillset is to the foundation of reading success. Participants will explore what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness. The training will also provide context for the importance of using assessments to improve the effectiveness of phonological instruction for students. To overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading.

This two-day, in-person workshop will take place at PUTNAM|NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 21, 2024
In-Person Sessions: Monday, March 25, 2024 and Tuesday, March 26, 2024, both from 9:00am-3:00pm

13. Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring Introduction at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Literacy Specialists, School Psychologists. The training is most applicable to those who will be engaging directly in the progress monitoring process with students.

Dates: 4/8/2024

Participants will gain an overview of what progress monitoring for academics is and how to implement this practice with individual students. Content is applicable to work with all general education students within a tiered model of academic support (e.g., MTSS, RTI) and students receiving special education services.

At the conclusion of this training, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the purpose of progress monitoring
2. Define progress monitoring
3. Identify the steps for implementing progress monitoring at the individual student level

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

14. Consultant Teacher Services

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, service providers.

Dates: 4/8/2024

This training will help participants understand how to use consultant teacher services to support the participation of students with disabilities in the general education classroom and curriculum.

Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations as well as offer insight into what effective consultant teacher services look like in the classroom.

Participants will learn how to determine if consultant teacher services are appropriate for meeting a student with a disability's unique educational needs, what information about consultant teacher services should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services. We will also explore how teachers can engage in effective collaboration and co-planning to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality consultant teacher services.

This workshop will take place at Rockland BOCES

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm

15. Overview of Specially Designed Instruction 2-Day

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/8/2024 to 4/17/2024

This training is intended for TEACHING ASSISTANTS. In this virtual 2-DAY training, TAs will learn the key components of Explicit Instruction on DAY 1 and Specially Designed Instruction on DAY 2.

This course is a blend of synchronous live sessions and asynchronous (self-guided) work. There will be two required Zoom sessions. During these sessions, TAs will have the opportunity to ask questions about the course materials and interact with other participants. Both sessions are required.

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

16. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning - SW BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators; Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/15/2024

This explicit instruction training package is intended to support participants' knowledge of explicit instruction and teacher' abilities to effectively implement explicit instruction.

Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice that has proven to be effective for special education students. Participants will learn how to use the Recognizing Effective Special Education Teachers (RESET) Explicit Instruction Rubric (EIR) which is aligned with best instructional practices for students with disabilities within this training.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

17. Implementing Unregistered Work-Based Learning (WBL) Experiences

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Targeted Audience(s) Special and general education teachers, special and general education administrators, WBL coordinators, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, transition specialists, agency/community service providers or case managers, and job coaches.

Dates: 4/17/2024

The purpose of this workshop is to provide Educational Organizations (EOs) with the foundational knowledge of what high-quality WBL unregistered WBL experiences look like in New York State (NYS) including but not limited to: reviewing in-depth unregistered experiences, discussing the alignment of WBL and the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential, identifying high-quality instructional practices that support the implementation of WBL, and determining specific areas that may increase the success rate of the WBL program.

This session will be held on-line via ZOOM

Unregistered WBL Experiences include:
Job shadowing
Community service/volunteering/service learning
Industry-based projects
School-based enterprises (SBE)
Mentoring
Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)
School Year/Summer Internships
Community-based work experiences for students with disabilities

Registration deadline: Monday, April 15, 2024, 11:59 p.m.
Zoom access sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

18. Universal Screening: Best Practices in Screening Academic Deficits

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District and Building Level Administrators, Literacy Specialists, School Psychologists, General Education Teacher and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/24/2024

A key element of positive student outcomes is an educational organization's ability to assess the learning of their students in order to plan effective instruction. This training is an introduction to Universal Screening, a critical component of MTSS, RtI and an effective assessment system for all educational organizations, from the district level to the individual classroom.

Intended Outcomes:
Participants will be able to define and describe the purposes of high quality universal screening and identify the steps for implementing a universal screening process.

This training is the first offering in a sequence designed to provide an overview of data-driven literacy instruction to improve outcomes for all readers.

Every training requires its own registration. You do not need to attend every session.
May: Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring Introduction
June: Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It
June: Academic Screening & Class-Wide Intervention After Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

19. Alternatives to Suspension

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This workshop is intended for district administrators, building administrators, and PBIS/MTSS team members at the Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3 level. Participants are strongly encouraged to register and attend with a team of people from their setting.

Dates: 4/25/2024 to 6/7/2024

This 3-day in-person workshop is intended to help participants understand that exclusionary practices have significant short and long-term negative effects on academic, social-emotional, health and family outcomes and that there are prevention strategies and alternative approaches to discipline that lead to improved student outcomes.

Participants will gain knowledge of the recent research on school suspensions and disproportionality, examine scenarios when alternatives to suspension may be used to change behavior, learn how a systemic change on the approach to discipline and problem behavior can affect school climate, and learn about several practical, research-based strategies to use as effective alternatives to suspension.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

20. Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Administrators, General Education and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors and Other Related Service Providers, Principals, Pupil Personnel Directors, Special Education Directors, CSE Chairpersons, Transition Specialists and Family Members

Dates: 4/25/2024

There are many opportunities to earn diplomas, credentials and in some cases - both! Join us as we explore the Multiple Pathway (4+1) options available to students seeking to earn Regents as well as local diplomas.

We will also discuss requirements to earn the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.

This is a half-day workshop.
Please join us in the afternoon for a separate training, Agency 101: Connecting Individuals with Disabilities to Adult Services.
You must register for each workshop separately.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 11:59 pm
This is an in-person session

21. Agency 101: Connecting Individuals with Disabilities to Adult Agencies

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education and general education teachers, school counselors, school social workers and psychologists, transition specialists and CSE chairpersons.

Dates: 4/25/2024

Please join us to learn about NYS agencies and community based organizations and the services they provide to individuals with disabilities. Adult agencies such as Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR), and the Office for Mental Health (OMH) will be discussed. You will explore ways to collaborate with community partners to help students as they move into the adult world. Learn about how students apply for services, eligibility requirements, the types of programs available and how you can make referrals. This afternoon workshop follows the Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities workshop being help in the morning. Please note that you must register for each separately if you wish to join us for the day. Both workshops will be held in person at PUTNAM|NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:59pm
In-Person Session: Thursday, April 25, 2024 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm

22. Parent and Family Engagement within the FBA and BIP Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: District and school level teams who are responsible for the development and implementation of the FBA, BIP, and Progress Monitoring, including: Teachers, Clinical Staff, Administrators, Assistants.

Dates: 4/26/2024

This regional training is intended to support district and school level personnel in effectively engaging parents and family members in the development, implementation, and progress monitoring of their student's FBA and BIP process. Workshop content will focus on the value of including family members on the FBA-BIP team, discuss specific ways to actively engage families in the work, and provide examples and recommendations of tools to help increase their knowledge about FBAs and BIPs. Based on the information and resources shared during the training, participants will have the opportunity to select, modify, or create materials for their school district/building to use.

This will be an in-person workshop at Putnam|Northern Westchester BOCES.

Registration Ends: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 11:59 pm
In-Person Session: Friday, April 26, 2024, 9:00am to 3:00pm

23. Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring Introduction at Rockland BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Literacy Specialists, School Psychologists The training is most applicable to those who will be engaging directly in the progress monitoring process with students.

Dates: 5/14/2024

Participants will gain an overview of what progress monitoring for academics is and how to implement this practice with individual students. Content is applicable to work with all general education students within a tiered model of academic support (e.g., MTSS, RTI) and students receiving special education services.

At the conclusion of this training, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the purpose of progress monitoring
2. Define progress monitoring
3. Identify the steps for implementing progress monitoring at the individual student level

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

24. Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading 2-Day Workshop

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators; Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/20/2024 to 5/22/2024

The Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction training has been designed to help participants gain a greater understanding of what the Science of Reading has determined to be the foundational skills that are needed in order to become a proficient reader.

Participants will explore current instructional practices in reading and the impact it has on reading proficiency. This 2-day training will also provide context for the importance of effective reading instruction and the impact that it has on equity for all students. In order to overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading. We will take a look at some ineffective practices and why those may not be working, in order to realign our thinking and pedagogy to what is research based and effective.

This workshop will take place at Rockland BOCES
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

25. Transition Assessment for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Session 4

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, school counselors, school psychologists, related service providers, and families; anyone else involved with the development of the student’s IEP

Dates: 5/21/2024

This workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and resources to complete transition assessments with their students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Topics will include an overview of transition assessment, transition assessments for students with ID/DD, and using transition assessment results.
Participants will review over a dozen transition assessments to support transition planning and measurable postsecondary goals.

Our trainings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals who need special accommodations should contact us at least three weeks prior to taking the workshop. Please contact Felecia Morris at fmorris@pnwboces.org.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 19, 2024, 11:59 pm
Zoom Access sent: Monday, May 20, 2024

26. FBA-BIP Technical Assistance Session - **INVITATION ONLY** PNW BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: This technical assistance (TA) session is available to anyone who has attended or is currently attending our multi-day FBA-BIP workshop. This is not a training; it is a work session in which participants are expected to bring their own materials and data (with any personally identifying student information redacted). Examples of materials participants should bring include ABC data, graphs of student behavioral data, indirect assessments, or completed behavior pathways. The RPC Behavior Specialis

Dates: 5/22/2024

This technical assistance (TA) session is available to anyone who has attended or is currently attending our multi-day FBA-BIP workshop.

This is not a training; it is a work session in which participants are expected to bring their own materials and data (with any personally identifying student information redacted). Examples of materials participants should bring include ABC data, graphs of student behavioral data, indirect assessments, or completed behavior pathways.

The RPC Behavior Specialists will be available to provide guidance and consultation to help participants analyze their data, engage in data-based decision making, problem solve, and implement the FBA-BIP process with fidelity and in accordance with NYSED regulations.

This is an invitation-only, in-person work session at Rockland BOCES. Please note there will be NO PRESENATION. Participants must bring their own FBA and/or BIP materials in order to make use of this session effectively.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 11:59 pm
In-Person Session at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

27. Phonological Awareness: Establishing Foundations for Reading Success - SW BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy/reading instructors, administrators

Dates: 5/29/2024 to 5/30/2024

The purpose of this 2-day training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of the Science of Reading; specifically, what phonological awareness is and how crucial this skillset is to the foundation of reading success.

Participants will explore what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness. The training will also provide context for the importance of using assessments to improve the effectiveness of phonological instruction for students. To overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

28. Academic Screening & Class-Wide Intervention After Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, school psychologists, and administrators

Dates: 6/6/2024

This training is intended to assist educators in remediating COVID-19 pandemic-related learning loss; provide strategies for distinguishing pandemic-related learning loss from students at-risk for academic difficulties and/or learning disabilities; and introduce educators to the use of class-wide progress monitoring and intervention as tools for identifying students for intensified intervention services.

This training is the fourth offering in a sequence designed to provide an overview of data-driven literacy instruction to improve outcomes for all readers.

Every training requires its own registration.

You do not need to attend every session.

February: Best Practices in Screening Academic Deficits

May: Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring Introduction

June: Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It

June: Academic Screening & Class-Wide Intervention After Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 11:59pm

29. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning Rockland BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators; Instructional Coaches

Dates: 6/6/2024

This explicit instruction training is intended to support participants' knowledge of explicit instruction and teacher's abilities to effectively implement explicit instruction.

Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice that has proven to be effective for special education students. Participants will learn how to use the Recognizing Effective Special Education Teachers (RESET) Explicit Instruction Rubric (EIR) which is aligned with best instructional practices for students with disabilities within this training.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 29, 2024