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1. Library Maker-Mondays: GamiBot

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/22/2019

Starting Today
Using a simple vibration motor and a battery, build your own bot, and bring story characters to life!

Library Maker-Mondays is a series of 1-hour workshops held on occasional Mondays taking place from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.

Spring semester sessions are not held in any order so you can pick and choose which to attend. This series is intended to teach skills that will increase confidence with coding and making. Participants can sign up for individual workshops and do not have to attend all of them.

This is intended for Librarians and library staff. Teachers can attend if they attend with their building librarian.

2. Introduction to Coding WEBINAR

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: K - 12 Educators

Dates: 4/22/2019

Starting Today
Join our webinar to be introduced to Coding in the classroom. We will explore coding sites, discuss best practices, and illustrate how to integrate coding into the classroom.

Webinar join link: https://zoom.us/j/230646606

3. SDI/EI training at Waterloo

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Administrators, teachers, related service providers, support staff.

Dates: 4/25/2019

Starting Soon
Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is required within the Part 200 Regulations to address the unique need that result from a student's disability. Participants will explore resources to prepare to adapt the content, methodology or delivery of instruction for students with disabilities. Explicit Instruction (EI) provides teachers with tools and strategies for making instruction meaningful for all learners. EI requires that we attend to details of instruction as they make a significant difference in providing quality instruction that promotes growth and success. 30 minute lunch on your own, please consider bringing something

4. Transition in the IEP

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 4/25/2019

Starting Soon
This training will provide participants with information on gathering and incorporating transition information into the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Participants will learn about and understand transition services and the practice of implementation as delineated by NYS Education Law and Regulations; capture and implement these practices into a clearly articulated process; develop practices that support appropriately developed IEPs; and increase the successful transition of youth with disabilities in New York State.

5. WFL Preschool Behavior PLC

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 4/26/2019

Starting Soon
This ongoing professional development is intended to bring evidence-based practices around behavior support and intervention to preschool educators and providers working with preschoolers with disabilities. Additionally, the goal is to allow preschool educators and providers to share practices and resources in order to build a supportive, collaborative peer network.

6. GV BOCES Preschool Round Table

Program: RECDC

Audience: County Representatives, CPSE Chairpersons, Preschool Related Service Providers, Preschool Special Education Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/29/2019

During this networking opportunity: CPSE Chairpersons, Preschool Agency/Independent providers and County Representatives will come together to collaborate and develop solutions to issues related to preschool services. Note: No food or beverages will be provided. You may bring your own. Please forward any topics or questions to beth_grier-leva@boces.monroe.edu. Visit our website at www.monroe.edu/RECDC .

7. Youth Mental Health First Aid

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: School Personnel

Dates: 4/29/2019 to 5/7/2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach participants how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Every participant will receive a guide book with information and referral sources.
You will need to attend all four sessions to complete the program and receive YMHFA Certification.

8. Preschool Social Skills Toolkit ½ Make & Take

Program: RECDC

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Paraprofessional Staff, Related Service Providers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Counselors and Behavior Specialists

Dates: 4/30/2019

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The Social Emotional Tool Kit for Preschoolers was developed to assist preschool providers in preparing an environment and curriculum that promotes healthy social emotional development. The toolkit contains lessons, materials, tools, and resources to assist teachers in teaching and promoting healthy social emotional development in young children. During this workshop, participants will explore the tool kit, become familiar with the materials, share activities with other participants and receive a complete tool kit to utilize in their preschool, early childhood or home setting. Participants are asked to bring with them a social emotional activity that they would like to share with the group.

9. Workplace Skills and Behavior

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/1/2019

Are your students workplace ready? Explicit instruction in Soft Skills is essential for students with disabilities to gain and maintain employment. In this training, participants will explore key skill areas and receive tools to help aid in their students' postsecondary transition to college and/or the work force.

10. Best New Children's Books for Grades K-5

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: School and Public Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 5/2/2019

In this engaging workshop, Kathleen Odean will introduce outstanding books published during the last year for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. She will present excellent new picture books, easy readers, fiction, nonfiction, biography, and poetry. They will include read-alouds, independent reading titles, and books for reading clubs and discussion groups. The workshop will offer practical ideas for promoting the books and integrating them into classrooms. Participants will learn about resources, websites, display ideas, and extension activities to use with these and other books. Each participant will receive an extensive handout of resource lists and curriculum-related booklists. The day will also incorporate time to share ideas with each other. Registration is limited to school and public librarians and teachers in the Monroe One and Monroe 2- Orleans BOCES Regions.

11. FBA and BIP for Preschoolers (2-Day Training)

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals, teaching assistants, related service providers, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, school counselors, behavior specialists

Dates: 5/2/2019 to 5/10/2019

The purpose of the professional development is to focus on the necessary content and procedures required for a functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plan according to the NYS Part 200 Special Education Regulations, with particular emphasis on preschool special education. Participates will gain understanding of multi-tiered systems of support, how behaviors are learned, the purpose of an FBA and BIP, and the steps to conduct a data-driven functional behavior assessment and subsequent behavior intervention plan.

12. Best New Books for Young Adults (Grades 5-12)

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: School and Public Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 5/3/2019

In this popular workshop, Kathleen Odean highlights the very best recently published books for young adults, including a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She shares practical activities and proven tips for promoting the books and integrating them into the curriculum. This lively informative day gives participants a wealth of top new titles to share with students both in the curriculum and for independent reading. Participants will receive a comprehensive handout of related guides, resources, activities, and ideas aligned with the Common Core Standards and employing a variety of technology tools. Registration is limited to school and public librarians and teachers in the Monroe #1 and Monroe 2 BOCES service areas.

13. Promoting Partnership between Schools and Child Protective Services

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: School district staff (maximum 3 per district) with responsibilities for setting and implementing policies related to suspected child abuse/neglect, attendance and linkages to human service systems.

Dates: 5/3/2019

**Invitation Only - Monroe One BOCES, Component Districts, and Area Non-Public Schools (maximum 3 per district)**

Child Protective Services invites the schools within Monroe County (East side) to participate in an ongoing collaborative that would meet 2-3 times per year. Topics of discussion to be driven by questions/information we are seeking from one another with the goal of increasing partnership and understanding of the work we do and to keep kids safe and connect families to services.

Focus of this discussion for this meeting will be foster home certification, training and support.

14. Commencement Considerations

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/6/2019

Participants will have the opportunity to examine the current commencement level requirements in an effort to best prepare students with disabilities for postsecondary goals. Specific attention will be focused on the Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4+1 & CDOS Credential options, which are available to all students, as well as safety net and superintendent determination option for students with disabilities.

15. Monroe County Literacy Leaders Meeting #4

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Literacy leaders, curriculum coordinators, ELA department heads

Dates: 5/9/2019

The fourth and last session in a series specifically designed for literacy leaders that focus on providing our stakeholders with timely access to accurate information from the NYS Education Department and providing opportunities to process changes and continue the discussions about best practices in ELA curriculum and instruction.

16. Diversity & Inclusivity Regional Workshop

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: District teams, superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, teachers, board members

Dates: 5/10/2019

A one-day regional workshop of reflection and learning, where educators will produce action plans that would be implemented back in their school communities or be able to check in on the process they started at the Diversity Symposium in Ithaca in July 2018. Participants will hear from the field on cultural responsiveness and diverse hiring practices, and will have the opportunity to compare/share their practices, engage in critical dialogue, and spark the development of new district plans. Date and time: 5/10/19: from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Breakfast, lunch and materials included

17. Responding to Children's Stress: Creating Peaceful Early Childhood Classrooms

Program: RECDC

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Paraprofessional Staff, Related Service Providers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Counselors and Behavior Specialists

Dates: 5/14/2019

This workshop looks at environmental factors that may be influencing young children's behavior. The goal is to explore strategies to modify environments to encourage more positive interactions between children and adults. Suggestions will include ways to identify and reduce triggers that may cause emotional, disruptive of unsafe behavior. Strategies will include different ways to offer choices, teach new behaviors and communicate effectively with children in distress.

18. STEAM Throughout The Curriculum

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/14/2019

Curriculum + STEAM = Engaged Learners!

Come and learn how to integrate STEAM activities throughout curriculum. During this workshop attendees will experience theory of STEAM education, participate in hands-on learning experiences, receive resources to use in their class, and facilitated work time to create lessons and explore STEAM technologies.

Resources we will explore:

Scratch and Scratch Jr
Dash Robots
Hummingbird Robotics
*Minimum of 10 attendees required to run this workshop.

19. Function Based Thinking

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: School and/or district level teams: Administrators, Special Education teachers, General Education teachers, School Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers.

Dates: 5/20/2019

This training provides an overview of the behavioral pathway and how it is used to understand the function of behavior. Participants will gain an understanding of how to use the behavioral pathway to change their approach to behavior and how thinking functionally influences the strategies they choose to implement.

20. Library Maker-Mondays: Makey Makey Invention Kit

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 5/20/2019

Makey Makey is an invention kit that uses the principles of circuitry to make regular items (like paperclips, bananas, and anything that can conduct electricity) act as the input devices for your computer. During this hour, we will learn how the Makey Makey works.

Library Maker-Mondays is a series of 1-hour workshops held on occasional Mondays taking place from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.

Spring semester sessions are not held in any order so you can pick and choose which to attend. This series is intended to teach skills that will increase confidence with coding and making. Participants can sign up for individual workshops and do not have to attend all of them.

This is intended for Librarians and library staff. Teachers can attend if they attend with their building librarian.

21. You Make The Difference: Impacting Behavior in Early Childhood

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals, teaching assistants, related service providers, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, school counselors, behavior specialists

Dates: 5/21/2019

The purpose of this professional development is to explore the factors that influence behavior. Participants will recognize their impact on others’ behavior in order to refine practices that support student success. Participants will leave with practices that can be immediately implemented.

22. Post-Secondary Planning for Students with Multiple/Severe Disabilities

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/22/2019

This training will provide information and resources on post-secondary transition planning for students with severe disabilities such as youth with limited communication skills, limited cognitive ability and limited mobility. The training will provide resources on and cover such topics as appropriate transition assessments, documenting transition in the IEP, career exploration, self-determination and community resources such as adult programs and OPWDD services in our area, all through the lens of students with severe/ multiple disabilities.

23. K12 Digital Consortium Administrator Workshop

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 5/22/2019

This 4-hour workshop is designed for school leaders responsible for setting up structures, policies, and expectations to support successful technology-rich instructional initiatives.

Participants will benefit from lessons learned from other districts that have engaged in these initiatives - both locally and nationally.

Participants will also examine "what kinds of technology-rich initiatives" they want to pursue / are pursuing and why, so as to inform and evaluate specific initiatives they are planning to undertake / are in process of implementing.

Opportunities to network with school leaders from other districts will be provided.

A short online assignment will need to be completed prior to attending this workshop.

24. Principal Primer's Training

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Principals, assistant principals, directors of literacy and others who supervise and support reading instruction.

Dates: 5/28/2019 to 6/4/2019

This two-day workshop is specifically for principals and others who influence and supervise reading instruction and response to intervention structures. Participants will learn to recognize and support best practices in reading instruction and dive deeply into intervention practices, including planning an assessment calendar. This is a highly interactive session. Where possible, participants will use their own school's data to determine interventions, goals, and so on. School specific planning sessions are built in throughout the two days.
Registration Deadline May 10th

25. Monroe County Math Leaders Session 4

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: math leaders, curriculum coordinators, department leaders

Dates: 5/29/2019

The fourth and last session in a series specifically designed for math leaders that focus on providing our stakeholders with timely access to accurate information from the NYS Education Department and providing opportunities to process changes and continue the discussions about best practices in mathematics curriculum and instruction.
This session will enhance the participant’s awareness of the distinction between disability and language difference. Participants will understand the guiding principles that are used when determining an appropriate course of action for English Language Learners suspected of having a disability. This workshop will assist participants in being able to identify several factors that affect English Language Learner (ELL) young children’s performance while acquiring a second language, ranging from not speaking English to having different stages of conversational and academic vocabulary, fluency, and language comprehension skills. This workshop will help participants identify language differences vs. language difficulty that often resemble a language delay in young children. Particular attention will be paid to the intricacies of conducting valid assessment for students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

27. SPED 101 for TESOL

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 6/3/2019

This session will provide TESOL providers with the foundations necessary to serve students with the disabilities. The session will offer a brief historical overview of special education in the United States and draw parallels to reforms in the education of English Language Learners in New York State. Participants will become familiar with key processes in the initial and continued identification of ELL/MLL students with disabilities; key components in the development and implementation of the Individualized Education Program; the role of the TESOL professional as a contributing member of the Committee on Special Education and an overview of supporting documentation/data to collect as per Part 200 and CR Part 154 -2-3.

28. What’s Different about Teaching Reading to Students Learning English?

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 6/5/2019

The purpose of this session is to develop an understanding of how learning to read in English differs for native English speakers and English language learners. Participants will identify strategies and techniques to improve reading instruction for native English speakers and English language learners in elementary and middle school classrooms.

29. Quarterly PBIS Coaches Forum

Program: RSE-TASC - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: PBIS Internal Coaches, District External Coaches, or Administrators

Dates: 6/7/2019

Participants will be provided with the latest news and updates in PBIS implementation from the Regional Behavior Specialists. This roundtable will also provide participants an opportunity to discuss and share current practices in their PBIS framework with other schools, districts, and non-district settings. It will allow participants time to collaborate and share success stories as well as provide resources to support barriers in implementation with others from around the region.

30. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) 3rd Edition

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Teachers, reading specialists, special educators, building administrators

Dates: 6/12/2019 to 3/11/2020

New
LETRS comprehensive professional development empowers teachers to understand the science behind how students learn to read and why some students struggle. LETRS participants will deepen their knowledge of the what, why, and how of scientifically based reading instruction - while sharpening their ability to diagnose why students are struggling and how to provide proven interventions. LETRS 3rd Edition professional development is delivered in a series of units that address each essential component of reading instruction and the foundational concepts that link each component.

31. Design Camp - Google Week

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Monroe #1 BOCES Region Districts K - 12 Educators and Librarians

Dates: 7/16/2019 to 10/9/2019

Digital Age Students require Digital Age Learning Experiences which incorporate customized student-driven models in which students are engaged in meaningful, authentic, and rigorous challenges.

Through thoughtful design, classrooms can be transformed to focus on the individual student's learning needs with content-rich and instructional technology-infused learning.

Participants will learn the principles and components of lesson/unit construction which includes content, pedagogy, and instruction technology, then adapt a lesson/unit for use in their classrooms.

Schedule

Summer 2019 - 4 days of immersive learning
Fall 2019 - 1 full day of immersive learning and facilitated work time
2 - 1/2 days in district for further lesson/unit adaptation

Attendees must bring a Unit of Study with specific lessons to adapt during the workshop. Please bring a laptop computer each day. We will have a limited number of computers available.

32. Design Camp - Microsoft Week

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Monroe #1 BOCES Region Districts K - 12 Educators and Librarians

Dates: 7/23/2019 to 10/16/2019

Digital Age Students require Digital Age Learning Experiences which incorporate customized student-driven models in which students are engaged in meaningful, authentic, and rigorous challenges.

Through thoughtful design, classrooms can be transformed to focus on the individual student's learning needs with content-rich and instructional technology-infused learning.

Participants will learn the principles and components of lesson/unit construction which includes content, pedagogy, and instruction technology, then adapt a lesson/unit for use in their classrooms.

Schedule

Summer 2019 - 4 days of immersive learning
Fall 2019 - 1 full day of immersive learning and facilitated work time
2 - 1/2 days in district for further lesson/unit adaptation

Attendees must bring a Unit of Study with specific lessons to adapt during the workshop. Please bring a laptop computer each day. We will have a limited number of computers available.

33. Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Workshop

Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 7/30/2019 to 7/31/2019

Solution Tree Associate and High School Principal, Jack Baldermann will deliver a 2-day Professional Learning Community (PLC) workshop. Participants will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the big ideas of PLC's Learn critical practices that ensure student learning, support teacher collaboration, and get results
  • Explore how PLC strategies and tools are put into practice to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Learn about the most common challenges teams face and how to overcome them
  • Practice with proven tools that help teams to plan, deliver, and assess instruction
  • 34. STEAM and Curriculum Integration with Makey Makey

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: K-12 teachers, Instructional Technology Specialists, Coaches

    Dates: 8/1/2019

    Students are constantly consuming content and using inventions that are created by others. Makey Makey allows students to create their own content on Scratch and use design thinking to create their own inventions. During this workshop participants will learn the basics of Scratch and using the Makey Makey. Participants will also get hands on examples on how they can integrate Makey Makey into their curriculum. ***All who attend will receive a free Makey Makey***

    35. Facilitator Training for LETRS 3rd Edition Volume 1 (Units 1-4)

    Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: School Staff that have completed 12-day LETRS Training

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 9/27/2019

    New
    Successful completion of this "train the trainer" professional development results in certification to teach LETRS 3rd Edition, Volume 1 (Units 1-4) to teachers within your district. Becoming a LETRS Facilitator will deepen your understanding of the content and commitment to become an expert in the research and evidence-based theories of LETRS. It will allow you to support your district in building a sustainable model in the use of LETRS professional development for years to come. Attendees at this session must meet eligibility requirements listed below.

    1. Complete 12 days of LETRS professional development.
    2. Complete the online content for Units 1-4. (You will receive a link and log in to this 60-hour online course once you have registered)
    3. Pass the end-of-course exam following Unit 4 in the online course with a score of 90% or better.

    Participants should bring a laptop computer and LETRS Volume 1 Manual, Units 1-4 that you will receive with your 60-hour course. Note: During this training, attendees will be issued the LETRS Facilitator Guide, Units 1-4 that includes presentation notes and agendas, and access to digital files and other resources.

    36. Building Mindfulness Capacity in Your School COHORT I - Level II (Deepening) 2019/20 School Year

    Program: Office of School Improvement - CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: Invitation Only: Members who completed the Building Mindfulness workshops with Erica in 2018/2019

    Dates: 10/17/2019 to 4/15/2020

    ***Invitation Only: This is a continuation for those members who completed the Building Mindfulness Capacity in Your School workshops***
    "Scholarly research finds that mindfulness practice decreases stress and anxiety, increases attention, improves interpersonal relationships, strengthens compassion, and confers a host of other benefits."-Mindful Schools. The practice of Mindfulness, in many ways, is foundational to the work of teaching and learning. This series has been designed to help teachers and leaders build Mindfulness capacity in their schools by learning about it deeply, practicing it, and sharing their learning with colleagues and students. In this 4 day series, with additional Webinar support (dates to be determined with participants for 3 sessions), participants will: -- expand their personal practice in Mindfulness -- build upon knowledge of relevant brain research on Mindfulness in connection with trauma and addiction -- experiment and explore different Mindfulness strategies such as Jon Kabat Zinn's attitudes of Mindfulness: non-judging, patience, beginner's mind, trust, non-striving prepare and lead Mindfulness lessons and reflect on those lessons with cohort of learners -- combine Mindfulness with content to develop integrated lessons -- identify connections between their District's work and Mindfulness -- continued develop for an implementation plan for Mindfulness in their District or receive support for a newly created implementation