Catalog: Monroe #1 BOCES WEBREG

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1. Function-Based Thinking in PK - 2 Education

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

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

Dates: 7/29/2019

Participants will learn how to evaluate the functions that may contribute to behavior, specifically for children in early childhood (preschool through second grade). They will be challenged to reflect on their current practices and how this information can guide their use of prevention and intervention strategies meant to decrease unwanted behavior and increase acceptable and desirable behaviors.

2. Transition in the IEP for Indicator 13

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/1/2019

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. Participants will also learn how to document transition planning and services within the IEP in accordance with NYS SPP Indicator 13 (Transition in the IEP).

3. You Make The Difference - Preventing challenging behaviors

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Appropriate for all educators, all grades, general education and special education.

Dates: 8/1/2019

This training situates student behavioral success in how adults structure the school experience. Participants will explore some of the root causes of student behaviors including factors such as brain development, trauma, relationships, and functional needs. Participants will then develop a range of prevention and deescalation strategies to set their students up for success. Appropriate for all educators, all grades, general education and special education.

4. Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - 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: 8/5/2019

This professional development focuses on the importance of explicitly teaching all children social and emotional skills in early childhood and the positive effects on their education. Participants will learn about the importance of relationships, positive feedback, and strategies on how to embed teaching friendship skills, anger management strategies and methods for impulse control, and problem-solving strategies.

5. CPSE Chairperson Training

Program: RECDC

Audience: CPSE Chairperson, School Psychologists

Dates: 8/6/2019

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Participants will gain an understanding of NYSED Regulations to help ensure compliance with CPSE procedures and timelines. Roles of the different CPSE members will be discussed as well as how to encourage and facilitate participation of parents in the provision of preschool special education services for their child. Strategies for ensuring that everyone at the CPSE meeting understands the child's individual evaluation will be presented. Discussion regarding the referral process, transition from the Early Intervention system, and obtaining parent consent will be included. Also included will be the development of a preschool IEP, the preschool continuum of services and the State Performance Plan Accountability system, highlighting SPP # 7 for entry and exit information.

6. Distinguishing Language vs Disabilities-tools and cases

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: This session is appropriate for any general or special education providers, clinical professionals and administrators working with ELL/MLL students.

Dates: 8/6/2019

This session will enhance participants' awareness of questions to consider before referring an English language learner to special education. 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. Main focus of this session will be on the intricacies of analyzing complex case studies of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds as well as learning about assessments and tools available for use. This session is appropriate for any general or special education providers, clinical professionals and administrators working with ELL/MLL students.

7. ELL/MLL identification and pre- CSE referral Regional Collaborative (INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/7/2019

This event is a collaborative session for districts piloting and developing ELL related practices during 2018-2019 school year. The participants will share their process, collaborative develop common practices, share forms and ideas of how to proceed with a CSE referral for an English Language Learner. The following districts are contributors to this pilot: Rush-Henrietta, Pittsford, Webster, Brighton, Fairport and Penfield. Invitation only to the above mentioned districts. For questions please email: svetlana_stowell@boces.monroe.edu

8. FBA & BIP Training (2 Days)

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

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

Dates: 8/7/2019 to 8/8/2019

This training will provide participants with an understanding of the process, essential components, and NYSED Part 200 and 201 regulations of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans. This training will also guide participants in developing a systems level approach to ensure students receive positive behavioral interventions and supports in the least restrictive environment. Please plan to bring or have electronic access to an FBA and BIP for personal use during these training days. Participants must attend both days.

9. Transition in the IEP for Indicator 13

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/8/2019

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. Participants will also learn how to document transition planning and services within the IEP in accordance with NYS SPP Indicator 13 (Transition in the IEP).

10. Universal Systems in Preschool

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - 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: 8/12/2019

This professional development focuses on universal practices that may be implemented as a means to teach wanted behaviors and prevent unwanted behavior within an early childhood setting (preschool through second grade). Participants will gain a basic understanding of behavior and learn the impact of and effective ways to build positive relationships with young children, teach rules, expectations, schedules and routines, and provide behavior specific feedback.

11. 3 Day CSE Chairperson Training

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: PPS Directors, CPSE/CSE chairpersons who have been in the position two years or less, although chairpersons with additional experience are welcome to participate as well.

Dates: 8/13/2019 to 8/20/2019

A professional development workshop developed in collaboration with the NYS Education Department to provide CPSE and CSE chairpersons with a best practice approach to the CPSE/CSE process and their role as a chairperson. This 3 day workshop will include the following modules: Regulatory Foundations, Referral, Evaluation, Eligibility, Recommendation/IEP Development, IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, Effective Meetings and the CPSE Process. 3 FULL DAYS

12. Developing an IEP for English Language Learners with Special Needs

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: This session is appropriate for both general education, ENL and special education providers and district administrators.

Dates: 8/15/2019

With an increased number of ELL/MLL students who are also serviced under the Committee of Special Education providers are looking for quality and compliance IEP related resources. Success in educating ELL students with disabilities is achieved in a supportive environment of belonging and academic support with high expectations for all students to learn. The IEP is developed in consideration of an English language learner's individual strengths, skills and needs with specific information regarding the student's culture and language. During this session we will review required information to be included in the IEP ( CR 154 and Part 200) and strategies for accurately representing the information gained from multidisciplinary evaluations. This session is appropriate for both general education, ENL and special education providers and district administrators.

13. Transition in the IEP for Indicator 13

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/15/2019

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. Participants will also learn how to document transition planning and services within the IEP in accordance with NYS SPP Indicator 13 (Transition in the IEP).

14. Literacy: What is Different for an English Language Learner with Disabilities?

Program: Mid West Regional Partnership Center - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 10/24/2019

This training was developed to promote quality special education services in the area of literacy to all children who are designated as English Language Learners. It is intended to assist teachers in understanding high quality, research based practices in Literacy when taking into account the special needs of Students with Disabilities who are also English Language Learners. This training is not intended as a training for basic literacy teaching techniques, rather its focus is on what is different for an ELL who has a disability when teaching literacy, when compared to teaching literacy to a student with a disability who is not an ELL. Cross reference is made to both CR 154 and Part 200 regulations.