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1. Middle School Science NGSS Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Middle Level (Grades 6-8)Teachers

Dates: 3/31/2020

Live Webinar
NewStarting Today
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

2. Social Emotional Well Being: For Our Students, Their Families and For Ourselves

Program: School Improvement

Audience: All Participants Welcome

Dates: 3/31/2020

NewStarting Today
Connect with colleagues from other districts as we discuss and share strategies to support our students, their families, as well as our own social emotional well-being. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

3. NewsBank: Access World News

Program: School Library System

Dates: 3/31/2020

NewStarting Today
Access World News Research Collection 2020 1/4 learn to explore diverse perspectives, topics, and trends that align with curricular areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more to foster critical thinking skills. See how this resource features reliable, credible information from over 12,000 sources from 196 countries around the world providing local, national and global perspectives on virtually any topic. Master how to use the tools available to filter the results to exactly the content and information you are looking for. Additionally, this session will explore how to access over 4700 lesson plans, cover the hot topics that are going on around the world and more.
Screen reader support enabled. Access World News Research Collection 2020 1/4 learn to explore diverse perspectives, topics, and trends that align with curricular areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more to foster critical thinking skills. See how this resource features reliable, credible information from over 12,000 sources from 196 countries around the world providing local, national and global perspectives on virtually any topic. Master how to use the tools available to filter the results to exactly the content and information you are looking for. Additionally, this session will explore how to access over 4700 lesson plans, cover the hot topics that are going on around the world and more.

4. Social Studies Discussion for Elementary Level

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Elementary (K-6) Teachers

Dates: 4/1/2020

NewStarting Soon
School Improvement Specialist Colleen Mills will facilitate an hour of discussion and resource sharing. Please bring an idea, lesson resource, or product to share. The link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

5. Living Environment Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Living Evironnment Teachers

Dates: 4/1/2020

Live Webinar
NewStarting Soon
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning for the Living Environment. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

6. Earth Science Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Earth Science Teachers

Dates: 4/1/2020

Live Webinar
NewStarting Soon
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning for Earth Science. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

7. RESCHEDULED - Model Schools Liaison Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Instructional Tech Coaches, Technology Integrators, Administrators, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2020

NewStarting Soon
The Model Schools Liaison meetings determine the district needs with regard to instructional technology, discuss the latest instructional technology trends, determine how to integrate technology into classrooms effectively, and discuss updates to state standards and policies. This group is for Instructional Technology teachers, Tech Directors, Ed Tech Coaches, and any others who are involved with instructional technology decision making in your district.

8. Google Meet Tutorial

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Librarians, Administrators

Dates: 4/1/2020

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Google Meet is a way to bring students (or staff) together to meet "face-to-face" to interact. We will go over the basics of setting up and using Google Meet, and discuss some of the best practices for using this tool to connect with others. This tutorial will take place via Google Meet. The link to join will be sent to participants the day before the event.

9. Social Studies Discussion for Middle Level

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Middle Level (Grades 6-8)Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
School Improvement Specialist Colleen Mills will facilitate an hour of discussion and resource sharing. Please bring an idea, lesson resource, or product to share. The link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

10. ELA Discussion for Primary Level Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Primary (PreK-2) Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the Questar III ELA Specialists for an hour of discussion and resource sharing to support your ELA instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. A Link to Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

11. Number Talks - Intermediate (Grades 3-5)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 3-5 Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join Mathematics Specialists Heidi Bromley, Susan Marks, and Christine Willmart for an hour of PD on Number Talks on a digital platform along with discussion and resource sharing to support your math instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

12. Chemistry Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Chemistry Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning for the Chemistry. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

13. ELA Discussion for Intermediate Level Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Intermediate (Grades 3-5) Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the Questar III ELA Specialists for an hour of discussion and resource sharing to support your ELA instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. A Link to Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

14. Strategies for Supporting Students with Disabilities Forum K-5 Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Audience: K-5 Consultant Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the special education specialist at Questar to discuss what you are doing now to support student learning; what is working and what is not. We'll also discuss what you've been doing to provide material that are accessible, reasonable and appropriate for your students, and you'll learn strategies for providing accommodations to your students remotely. Finally, we'll discuss ways that Questar can continue to help you. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

15. Tech Toolkit 2.0: Tools for Teachers Teaching From Home

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: All Educators

Dates: On-Going (Ends Apr 2, 2020)

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For this hour and a half PD, explore a database of tech tools to help all learners; with an emphasis on ENL students . While diving into this professional development , you will get to collaborate with instructors in your area to help target instruction and gain access to materials for your language learners. Participants will have access to over 100 different tools to help them with their online learning needs.

16. Number Talks- Primary (Grades PK-2)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: PK-2 Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join Mathematics Specialists Heidi Bromley, Susan Marks, and Christine Willmart for an hour of PD on Number Talks on a digital platform along with discussion and resource sharing to support your math instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

17. Physics Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Physics Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning for the Physics. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

18. Rosen Interactive eBooks & PowerKnowledge Science Suite

Program: School Library System

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join us from the comfort of your computer via Zoom for a webinar to learn about Rosen PowerKnowledge Science Suite, a great new science resource. You will also learn about the Rosen Spotlight Series Titles. We have added two new series in the last year so you won't want to miss this session that will help you learn how to use this free resource with your students and teachers.

19. Strategies for Supporting Students with Disabilities Forum

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Middle School and High School Consultant Teachers

Dates: 4/2/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the special education specialist at Questar to discuss what you are doing now to support student learning; what is working and what is not. We'll also discuss what you've been doing to provide material that are accessible, reasonable and appropriate for your students, and you'll learn strategies for providing accommodations to your students remotely. Finally, we'll discuss ways that Questar can continue to help you. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

20. Social Studies Discussion for High School Level

Program: School Improvement

Audience: HIgh School (Grades 9-12) Teachers

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
School Improvement Specialist Colleen Mills will facilitate an hour of discussion and resource sharing. Please bring an idea, lesson resource, or product to share. The link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

21. ELA Discussion for Middle Level Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Middle School (Grades 6-8) Teachers

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the Questar III ELA Specialists for an hour of discussion and resource sharing to support your ELA instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. A Link to Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

22. Number Talks- Middle Level (Grades 6-8)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 6-8 Teachers

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join Mathematics Specialists Heidi Bromley, Susan Marks, and Christine Willmart for an hour of PD on Number Talks on a digital platform along with discussion and resource sharing to support your math instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

23. Co-Teaching in an Online Classroom

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Educators of English Language Learners

Dates: On-Going (Ends Apr 3, 2020)

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In this hour long webinar, participants will review key elements of co-teaching for ELLs. Participants will be introduced to different options for virtual co-planning and how to design lessons to best support beginning, intermediate and advanced English Language Learners.

24. ELA Discussion for High School Level Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Audience: HIgh School (Grades 9-12) Teachers

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the Questar III ELA Specialists for an hour of discussion and resource sharing to support your ELA instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. A Link to Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

25. How can Teaching Assistants or Aides Support their Student Remotely?

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Special Ed Teaching Assistants and Aides

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the special education specialist at Questar to discuss what you are doing now to support student learning; what is working and what is not. We'll also discuss strategies for supporting your teacher and students during this time and ways that Questar can continue to help you. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

26. Number Talks - High School (Grades 9-12)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 9-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join Mathematics Specialists Heidi Bromley, Susan Marks, and Christine Willmart for an hour of PD on Number Talks on a digital platform along with discussion and resource sharing to support your math instruction in the current online environment. Discussion and resources will be targeted for your grade level, concerns and future needs. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop. See you soon!

27. Strategies for Supporting Students in Self-Contained Settings Forum

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Special Ed self-contained teachers and TA's

Dates: 4/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Join the special education specialist at Questar to discuss what you are doing now to support student learning; what is working and what is not. We'll also discuss what you've been doing to provide material that is accessible, reasonable and appropriate for your students, and you'll learn strategies for providing accommodations to your students remotely. We'll also learn about how hyperdocs can be a great way for your students to access the curriculum remotely. Finally, we'll discuss ways that Questar can continue to help you. Link to the Zoom invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

28. Screencasting with Screencastify

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, staff, support staff, and those who would like to learn how to record their screens and create screencasts.

Dates: 4/3/2020

Screencasting
NewStarting Soon
Screencasting is a good way of taking your lessons asynchronous and flipping your virtual lessons, allowing for your synchronous time ("live" time) with students to be engaging and focus on what was already taught in the videos you created.

This is a suggestion of a Chrome extension that can be used for a specific purpose. Please check with your individual district as to their Ed Law 2D policy in reference to this software and all software.

29. HyperDocs Tutorial

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/6/2020

NewStarting Soon
Engage students with online learning with HyperDocs. HyperDocs is similar to webquests, but they are more engaging and interactive than traditional webquests. This webinar will focus on how to create engaging and inquiry-based lessons for students. This format can be used in the Microsoft or Google environment.

30. Middle School Science NGSS Share with Jane King

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Middle Level (Grades 6-8)Teachers

Dates: 4/7/2020

New
Use Zoom to connect with colleagues from other districts to learn about and share ideas for science on-line learning. Come to the workshop with something to share (i.e. a strategy, an activity, a website, etc.) and hear what others are doing with their students. Have your documents ready. A link to the Zoom Invitation will be sent prior to the workshop.

31. NewsBank: America's Historical Newspapers

Program: School Library System

Dates: 4/7/2020

New
America's Historical Newspapers 1/4 learn how to access and support the assignments and curriculum students and teachers use primary sources from hundreds of US historical Newspapers. The content covers eras in history such as the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, Information Age and more. This collection of unique primary sources also supports English Language Arts, Science and more. Learn how to search for historical content like political cartoons using the available filters and tools to get to the information. Additionally, this session will explore how to access over 4700 lesson plans, cover the hot topics that are going on around the world and more.

32. Apirl 2020 STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 4/8/2020

CTLE
Topics: Review March payments; Statute of Limitations; 2020-21 Program Service Dates; Reapplication process; DCERT

33. RESCHEDULED - SLS Communication Coordinator Meeting - JOINT WITH COUNCIL

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 4/8/2020

4/8/2020 - This meeting will include presentations from librarians on various tech tools and makerspace ideas that they are currently using in their libraries. Presentations include Nearpod, GooseChase, Low Tech Makserspace Ideas, Using Google Forms for Sign In, Databses Statistics, and more. This will count as one of the four Communication Coordinator/Council meetings for this year. A Zoom link will be sent to participants the day before the event. One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome. Lunch is provided. Please bring an electronic device such as a laptop or tablet. Council members should sign up once.

34. SLS Council Meeting - RESCHEDULED

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 4/8/2020

4/8/20 - This meeting will include presentations from librarians on various tech tools and makerspace ideas that they are currently using in their libraries. Presentations include Nearpod, GooseChase, Low Tech Makserspace Ideas, Using Google Forms for Sign In, Databases Statistics, and more. This will count as one of the four Communication Coordinator/Council meetings for this year. A Zoom link will be provided the day before the event. One of four meetings of the School Library System Council. The Council acts as a guide to the School Library System through the development of goals, objectives and action plans that align to the five-year plan. This group is represented by school librarians, administrators, public librarians, Capital District Library Council, and others.

35. April 2020 Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 4/9/2020

CTLE
Topics: State Budget Analysis, Property Tax Report Card, Budget Notice, Budget Statement

36. Digital Citizenship: How Educators Can Help Set Students Up for Success

Program: School Library System

Dates: 4/21/2020

New
Digital Citizenship requires students to be informed, active and reflective members of many different types of digital communities. In this increasingly connected world, it is so important to set students up for success in their relationships with technology and each other. In this webinar, you will: *Learn about digital citizenship and what it means as an educator *Define ways to teach digital citizenship, including developing skills and dispositions in students *Be introduced to activities and resources you can use with students *Identify ways to implement digital citizenship into your classrooms, schools, or districts

37. TeachingBook Webinar

Program: School Library System

Dates: 4/23/2020

New
Discover the NEW TeachingBooks!

All the same great resources! A new look! Explore videos filmed in authors' studios, lessons, book trailers, and vocabulary lists. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with books. Deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues.

Agenda:
Reveal insights with book and author resources
Expand accessibility for all audiences
Discover new titles that enrich reading
Set up for Success

38. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 4/29/2020

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The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.

Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Payment of $80.00 must be received prior to the day of the training in a check or money order. Training is limited to 20 participants so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled.

Please make checks payable to: Questar III BOCES 10 Empire State Blvd. Castleton, NY 12033

The link to the zoom invitation will be sent out prior to the training

39. Focus Group 4: Tech and ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: All educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 6, 2020)

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 3:45PM-5:45PM
The Fourth Focus group for the 2019-2020 school year will explore different technology tools in these categories:

- Communication tools
- Translations tools
- Different ways to make text accessible
- Tools students can use to produce or publish their work
- Interactive Assessments
- Augmented and virtual Reality
- And more!

40. SLS Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/13/2020

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome. Lunch is provided. Please bring an electronic device such as a laptop or tablet.

41. May 2020 STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 5/13/2020

CTLE
Topics: Summer school applications; district chargebacks; tracking payments; reconciling aid; out-of-state placements

42. School Library System Mentor Meeting #4

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/13/2020

The mentor program is an essential piece to a new librarian's professional growth. The mentor meetings foster a professional learning community in which new librarians discuss topics related to the profession and receive professional development on topics specifically related to the field of librarianship. This program does not take the place of any district mentor program, but serves as a supplement to the district program. This last meeting will serve as a time for reflection on the year and goal setting for the next year. The overall goal of this program is to support the librarians and create a professional network that they can use to fortify their library program in the schools.

43. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 5/19/2020

One of four meetings of the School Library System Council. The Council acts as a guide to the School Library System through the development of goals, objectives and action plans that align to the five-year plan. This group is represented by school librarians, administrators, public librarians, Capital District Library Council, and others.

44. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/20/2020

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013, under this amended legislation beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or coaching license must complete six (6) hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.

Participants must be in attendance for the full session to receive a certificate of completion. Payment of $80.00 is due on the day of the training in check, MO or cash. Please make checks payable to Questar III BOCES. Training is limited to 20 participants so register early. You will be contacted if the workshop must be cancelled.

Lunch will be provided.

45. Model Schools Liaison Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Instructional Technology teachers, Tech Directors, Ed Tech Coaches

Dates: 5/21/2020

The Model Schools Liaison meetings determine the district needs with regard to instructional technology, discuss the latest instructional technology trends, determine how to integrate technology into classrooms effectively, and discuss updates to state standards and policies. This group is for Instructional Technology teachers, Tech Directors, Ed Tech Coaches, and any others who are involved with instructional technology decision making in your district.

46. May 2020 Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 5/27/2020

CTLE
Topics: Health Services and Non-Resident Billing

47. Twice-Exceptional ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: all administrators and educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 1, 2020)

Monday, June 1, 2020 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Even if we are experts in serving the needs of our English Language Learners, when another variable is added, it can be a challenge to make the best decisions for students who are ELLs plus. This PD will cover ELLs with Disabilities, ELLs with 504s and Gifted and Talented ELLs. We will explore the national and state regulations for each area and use these to better understand the procedures needed to ensure our ELLs are receiving the support they need and deserve. If you've ever been faced with any of the questions below, this PD is for you!

- Should I refer my ELL to Special Education?

- How can I tell the difference between language disability and language difference?

- Are my school's processes for referrals in the best interest of our ELLs?

- How will my ELL exit Special Education or ENL classification?

- How might parents of ELLs respond to Special Education programs, 504 plans or Gifted and Talented opportunities?

- How might I collect data to evaluate the effectiveness of the learning environment?

Participants will receive a copy of the book Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners by Hamayan, Marler, Sanchez-Lopez and Damico.
**Lunch will be provided**

48. June 2020 STAC Talk

Program: Special Education Aid Assistance Service

Dates: 6/10/2020

CTLE
Topics: Statute of Limitations; online verification; NYSED gold star report; other timely information

49. June 2020 Coffee Talk

Program: State Aid Planning

Dates: 6/17/2020

CTLE
Topics: Preparing and Collecting Data (Year-End Closing and ST-3 Items)

50. Response to Intervention (RtI) for ELLs

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators and Educators of ELLs

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 18, 2020)

Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Twice-Exceptional ELLs 2.0- a deeper dive into strategies and considerations to support English Learners using the RtI process. This workshop will help administrators and educators to identify strategies and possible structures of programs that will support their ELLs/MLLs using the RtI process. Participants will then have the opportunity to review their existing RtI structure as it is currently used with ELLs/MLLs and analyze intervention strategies and practices.

Participants will receive a copy of the book RTI for Diverse Learners by Catherine Collier to support with more than 200 instructional interventions.
**Lunch will be provided**

51. CTE and ENL

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: CTE Educators

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 23, 2020)

This 2 hour PD will transition CTE teachers into the world of ENL. It will let them see the different levels, what it means to be a language learner and some supports that teachers can bring back to their classroom to guide their instruction.

52. CTE and ENL

Program: Capital District RBE-RN

Audience: CTE Educators

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 23, 2020)

This 2 hour PD will transition CTE teachers into the world of ENL. It will let them see the different levels, what it means to be a language learner and some supports that teachers can bring back to their classroom to guide their instruction.

53. Teaching for Deeper Learning with Harvey Silver & Jay McTighe

Program: School Improvement

Audience: All k-12 Educators: teachers, teacher-leaders, instructional coaches, and administrators

Dates: 8/12/2020 to 8/13/2020

In this institute, Jay McTighe and Harvey Silver, authors of ASCD's brand-new member book Teaching for Deeper Learning, will guide you through the what, why, and how of deep learning: What it is, why it's so critical to student success, and how to make it work in your school or district. Together, Jay and Harvey will show you how to raise student achievement by establishing a deep learning culture-one that teaches all students the skills they need to make meaning, think conceptually, and transfer their learning to the real world.