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1. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 10/17/2017 to 10/18/2017

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This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

2. 7-12 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Any content area teachers

Dates: 10/17/2017 to 4/10/2018

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The 7-12 Literacy Collaborative provides the opportunity for teachers to learn how to use literacy-based strategies to engage students in deeper learning.

Collaborative opportunities include four full-day sessions with peers and time for online reflection and sharing of ideas/resources. We will be using the book Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom by Fisher, Frey, Hattie, and Thayre to guide learning.

The 7-12 Literacy Collaborative will involve teachers planning for literacy instruction, implementing the plan, and reflecting on student learning with peers in a hybrid-learning environment.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

• design literacy-based learning experiences that foster student engagement and deeper learning

• know when to use strategies to maximize student learning

• share learning and resources with peers in face-to-face and online collaboration sessions

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

3. TALKS: Introduction to Innovative Learning Spaces- Purposefully (re)Designed Learning

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: District leaders, teachers

Dates: 10/17/2017

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October 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. @ CNYRIC The classroom is a constantly changing environment that impacts learning in unique ways. Join us as we rethink and redesign how we approach physical learning spaces. We will engage in a lively discussion about the prevailing trends, and examine what classrooms will look like in the next five to ten years.Trending topics include virtual reality/ augmented reality, robotics, the role of the internet and online learning, space redesign (physical and virtual), data analytics, and adaptive curriculum. The session will provide an opportunity to hear from innovators who are on the front lines, and collaboratively identify the types of learning that naturally occur in these spaces. We will then engage in a discussion about redesigning learning spaces in your schools. Participants will walk away with tools, resources, and a draft plan for moving forward.

4. The Erie Canal: Influence and Impact on NYS History

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 10/17/2017

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2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the year construction began on New York's Erie Canal. When the Canal was completed in 1825, this "artificial river" stretched across Upstate New York from Albany to Buffalo. Towns and cities sprang up as it was built. New York City became the biggest port in the country, and people used the waterway to migrate westward. The Canal had a profound economic, social and political impact on our country, and its influence continues today. The Erie Canal Museum, collaboration with OCM BOCES, is offering three free professional development workshop for teams of teachers and librarians at its location in downtown Syracuse. The full-day workshops focus on the Canal's origins and its impact on Central New York, New York State and the U.S., past and present. Participants will: ~ Earn 6 CTLE hours. ~ Learn about the Erie Canal's history and its lasting impact on Central New York and the United States. ~ Add lessons that will strengthen instruction of history and other subjects. ~ Receive resources and ideas for unit design and inquiry writing. ~ Take a guided tour of the Museum, 1850 National Register Weighlock Building and nearby heritage areas. ~ Develop and share cross-curricular activities.

5. Behavior Support Round Table

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Behavior Specialists, School Psychologists, School Counselors, School Social Workers, Related Service Providers, Teachers

Dates: 10/17/2017

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The Behavioral Support Round Table provides a forum to consult with an RSE –TASC Behavior Specialist and other area professionals on all things behavior related! Looking for help with an FBA or BIP? Do you need new ideas for evidence based Tier 2 behavioral interventions? Bring your favorite evidence-based practices and questions to a group of professionals who also work with challenging behavior in the school setting. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principle from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: *Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

6. Resource Room: Everything You Need to Know @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, CSE Directors of Special Education

Dates: 10/17/2017

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What do you do in resource room? What are the regulations? What do you teach? You will find the answers in this workshop! This full day training is for both elementary and secondary resource room teachers! In this training we will cover: Regulations and guidelines for Resource Room Collaborating with General Education teachers Address IEP Needs with effective Lesson Design and Transition Planning Resource Room Preparation Instructional Strategies There will also be built in work time for teachers to start preparing their effective resource rooms! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

7. Cancelled!!! 7-12 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: 7-12 Math Teachers

Dates: 10/18/2017

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This workshop will be designed to facilitate collaboration among 7-12 Math teachers looking at the new math standards both horizontally and vertically . Teachers will have the opportunity to interact and share materials and ideas both within grade levels and across grade levels.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: Hopefully teachers will be able to be able to share curriculum ideas and concerns, start a network of teachers and resources, and come away with new approaches, materials, and ideas that will enhance the delivery of the New math standards.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

8. Instructional Coaches Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Instructional Coaches K-12

Dates: 10/18/2017 to 5/21/2018

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This is an opportunity for Instructional Coaches to come together to learn, reflect, share successes, collaborate and plan within a supportive community. Work will continue this year with a focus on the coaching cycle, partnership approach and high quality conversations. Resources provided include: Instructional Coaching and Better Conversation both by Jim Knight. This collaborative opportunity offers a variety of easily replicated strategies, as well as the time to practice and apply them. We hope you'll join us!

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: - Reflect on role of instructional coaching and identity personal learning goals - Explore partnership approach to coaching - Apply the coaching cycle - Develop playbook of strategies - Refine and practice listening and questioning for improved conversations

OCM Non-Components $111 per person/per day, plus materials.

NOTE: If you are unable to register on the waitlist, that is because the waitlist is currently full.

9. Principal Evaluator Training - Continuing Education 2017-2018

Program: Leadership

Audience: Principal Supervisors

Dates: 10/18/2017 to 3/21/2018

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This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Principal Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components with a particular focus on coaching principals as they lead the new APPR system in their building. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

10. Canceled!!!! Learning from Student Work

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 10/19/2017

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Looking for a high leverage, research-based practice to improve student learning? Evidence shows that learning improves when we look at student data and use what we’ve learned to take immediate and meaningful action in our classrooms. This workshop will explore the cycle of data-driven instruction and introduce a range of protocols for using formative assessment results to make observations and inferences about student understanding and skill. There will be supported time available for participants to engage in LASW protocols and to create action plans for re-teaching. Be sure to bring student work with you.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:


• Identify and describe the Data Driven Instruction Cycle


• Utilize protocols for Looking at Student Work


• Use formative assessment data to identify areas of growth or need in relation to a learning target


• Create action plans for re-teaching

*Bring student work with you.

11. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Fulton and Oswego ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts

Dates: 10/19/2017 to 10/20/2017

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This professional development is for 6th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Energy, Forces and Motion" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

12. NewsBank: You have access, now what???

Program: School Library System

Audience: Content area teachers, School Librarians, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 10/19/2017

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The School Library System has provided access to NewsBank to all K-12 educators in the OCM BOCES region. This access includes World Access News as well as Historical Newspapers. Please join us to learn how to effectively embed these resources into your curriculum and instruction!

13. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) and Its Application for Students with Disabilities @ TST BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Secondary and Elementary Special Education Teachers , Secondary and Elementary General Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2017

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SDI, EDI, DI, UDL? What does this mean? This full day workshop will cover Specially Designed Instruction, Explicit Instruction, Differentiated Instruction, and Scaffolding. We will discuss NY State laws and regulations, as well as best practice for providing specially designed instruction. In the afternoon, there will discussion around how to implement specially designed instruction and its application. Participants will be given a variety of tools to help them plan and prepare for specially designed instruction for students with disabilities. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

14. Sackets Harbor: Introduction to (ENL) English as a New Language - ONLINE

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 10/20/2017

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In this self-paced interactive course, participants will explore the basic tenets of instruction for English Language Learners through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Be introduced to ENL and ELLs/MLLs.

2. Explore the Blueprint for ELLs Success and how it influences instruction for ELLs.

3. Examine the CR-Part 154 regulations regarding education for ELLs.

4. Consider teaching and learning through an ENL lens. This course will include three online modules with activities and assignments.

Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth three CTLE hours.

15. Transition in the IEP @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, CSE Chairpersons, CSE Directors, School Psychologists, Related Service Providers

Dates: 10/20/2017

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Is your district up for the New York State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator #13 during the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 school years? If so, then this is the training for you!! Participants will be provided with the foundational overview, including regulation and best practice, related to SPP Indicator #13: Transition and the Quality IEP. This includes the areas of: Evaluation Results, Present Levels of Performance, Measurable Post-Secondary Goals, Transition Needs, Course of Study and Coordinated Set of Activities, to help you prepare for the state target of 100% for your SPP #13 self-review. Participants will leave the training with resources to use with students, as well as, to help with writing the transition sections of the quality IEP. Authentic work time will be incorporated into this full day training. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

16. Online Course - Visible Learning for LIteracy

Program: SESIS (School Education School Improvement)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, K-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/23/2017

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It's great when students enjoy lessons, but lessons should impact learning. It's insufficient to simply say that a lesson was good (or bad) and that students like it (or didn't). In the text, Visible Learning for Literacy, authors Fisher, Frey, and Hattie (2016) contend that it is teachers' professional responsibility to determine how the lessons they plan and deliver impact students' learning.

In this text, the authors discuss three phases of student learning. Join us to learn which research-based instructional approaches work best during each phase of the learning cycle to ensure better learning for all students. This 8-week (10 hour CTLE credit) course is divided into five modules. For each module, you will read the text, view video clips, and participate in social learning activities. All course interactions will take place on Google Classroom. Enrollment codes will be shared at the start of the course, which begins Oct. 23 and concludes Dec. 18.

17. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - for Port Byron, Skaneateles & Union Springs ONLY - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation C in Port Byron, Skaneateles & Union Springs

Dates: 10/23/2017 to 10/24/2017

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This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C at the above schools. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

18. PreK-6 Mathematics Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 10/23/2017

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This is an opportunity for elementary teachers in PreK – grade 6 to come together to learn, reflect, share successes, collaborate and plan for mathematics instruction within a supportive community. Participants will be able to work with others in their grade band to explore new strategies, share successful practices and refine existing lessons to meet Mathematics Standards for Content and Practice.

Participants will be connected via a Schoology site for continued communication throughout the school year. There will be 4 meetings throughout the school year. Participants must register for each session individually and may attend as many sessions as desired.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:


• Plan lessons based on Mathematics Standards


• Implement research-based methods and strategies for all learners


• Engage students in a range of fluency, problem solving and discussion protocols


• Differentiate and scaffold experiences for a range of learning needs


• Participate in processes for reflection

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

19. Special Class: The What, Why, How? @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Special Class Teachers

Dates: 10/24/2017

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Are you a special class teacher and not sure about the regulations and the curriculum? Come to this full day training to receive the answers to: What is special class? Why recommend special class? How to run a special class? Topics to Include: Regulations Best Practice Transition and Credit-Bearing Coursework Specially Designed Instruction Scaffolding Curriculum This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

20. 2017 Greater CNY School Library System Annual Conference

Program: School Library System

Audience: All Educators: current, retired, and pre-service

Dates: 10/25/2017

Join us at the OnCenter for a full day conference with Keynote Speakers Mark Ray and Marina Budhos. Mark is a national speaker with the Future Ready Librarians movement and Marina is the author of nationally acclaimed novels such as "Ask Me No Questions" and "Watched" focusing on cultural diversity and understanding. Participants can also choose from several sessions on literacy, technology, and inquiry as well as instructional strategies when working with ENL students. A large vendor showcase will also be available throughout the day. A continental breakfast and lunch is included.

21. Problem Based Learning for Math Educators

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 10/25/2017

This workshop will guide middle school and high school math teachers through a learning process in which they will gain an understanding of the key differences between Project Based Learning (PBL) and Problem Based Learning (PrBL). We will analyze different ways to link curriculum and technology with a PrBL approach to create a rigorous and engaging learning environment for students. Participants will also utilize workshop time to start planning their first PrBL experience for their students. This session is for middle school and high school math educators and administrators who want to learn more about Problem Based Learning.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:
• Explain the difference between Project Based Learning and Problem Based Learning
• Use resources to start to create a basic map for a PrBL unit
• Link their curriculum and technology as they plan their first PrBL unit

Please bring your own device Coffee and light snacks will be provided Lunch is an hour and on your own

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

22. Before the FBA: Using Function Based Problem Solving within a Multi-Tiered System of Behavioral Support

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Counselors

Dates: 10/25/2017

What happens when student behavior begins to warrant a more individualized intervention? Before an FBA, consider Function Based Problem Solving! Participants will learn to apply this systematic approach to problem-solving as a way to create effective Tier 2 behavioral interventions. Participants will discuss conditions that might be contributing to problematic student behavior, how information informs decision making, and how to develop informal behavior support plans. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

23. Classroom Management I- 2 day training @ Cortlandville Campus (formerly referred to as the McEvoy Education Center)

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General & Special Education teachers

Dates: 10/25/2017 to 10/26/2017

Participants will learn how to utilize evidence-based practices for basic classroom management. Content will include: maximizing structure by creating procedures & routines, establishing and teaching expectations for positive behavior, increasing student engagement through opportunities to respond, and creating continuums to respond to positive and low-level problem behavior. his training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED. Must attend both days. Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

24. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) and Its Application for Students with Disabilities @ Cayuga Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Secondary and Elementary Special Education Teachers , Secondary and Elementary General Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/25/2017

SDI, EDI, DI, UDL? What does this mean? This full day workshop will cover Specially Designed Instruction, Explicit Instruction, Differentiated Instruction, and Scaffolding. We will discuss NY State laws and regulations, as well as best practice for providing specially designed instruction. In the afternoon, there will discussion around how to implement specially designed instruction and its application. Participants will be given a variety of tools to help them plan and prepare for specially designed instruction for students with disabilities. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

25. Naviance Fall User Group - Erie & Ontario Conference Room @ CNYRIC - 1:00 to 3:00pm

Program: Student Services

Audience: guidance counselor and guidance related staff

Dates: 10/25/2017

The purpose of this group is to bring together the users of Naviance to collaborate and have group discussions regarding the application. Any new and future enhancements will be discussed. Sean Kruglak will be here from Hobsons. Naviance User Group Meeting, Erie & Ontario Conference Room @ CNYRIC, lunch at 12:00 & meeting will be 1 to 3pm

26. Building Literacy Skills in English Language Learners (ELLs) – 3 full days

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: ENL Teachers 3rd grade and above.

Dates: 10/26/2017 to 2/12/2018

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ENL teachers working with students in grades 3-12 will explore strategies for building strong literacy foundations for ELLs. Approaches and strategies for teaching reading beyond the primary grades and improving the writing process and products will be main topics for the series.

Participants will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the literacy needs of ELLs.

Explore the guided reading process and how to adapt it for older ELLs.

Learn to adapt text and curriculum materials for struggling readers.

Examine ways to scaffold and differentiate the writing process for ELLs.

This series will include 3 full day sessions, online participation activities between sessions, and extensive follow-up at the school level. This series is for ENL Teachers working with grade 3 and above.

Lunch is on your own.

Parking is limited at the OCM BOCES Main Campus. Whenever possible, we encourage workshop and meeting participants to share rides. Please refer to this map for detailed parking and entrance information. If you know you will need access to the elevator, please call ahead so we can make arrangements for the easiest experience possible.

27. Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Reminders@ OCM-AM Session

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, CSE Chairpersons/Administrators, Guidance Counselors, Case Managers

Dates: 10/26/2017

There has been a great deal of buzz, and at times confusion, around the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential since its inception in 2013. This ½ day training is designed to provide participants with the latest and greatest information regarding the CDOS Learning Standards and Commencement Credential, including: -An overview of New York State Regulation related to the CDOS Learning Standards and the CDOS Commencement Credential -The components of the CDOS Commencement Credential -An overview of the CDOS Commencement Credential as a pathway/exiting option for ALL students -Resources to help educators incorporate the CDOS Learning Standards into everyday instruction (including documentation) This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

28. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation A [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation A

Dates: 10/26/2017 to 10/27/2017

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers on Rotation A. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

29. Consultant Teacher: What, Why, How? @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers with General Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/26/2017

Not quite sure the role of a consultant teacher? What’s the different between indirect and direct? This full day workshop will cover the regulations governing the consultant teacher model and will discuss the differences between consultant teacher direct and indirect. Key points include: - Definition - Indirect vs. Direct - Recommendation Guidelines – Time, Caseload, Etc. - Role in the Classroom - Collaboration with General Education There will be work time for special education and general education in the afternoon. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

30. AIMSweb Plus Progress Monitoring Training

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 10/27/2017

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This session will focus on the basics of progress monitoring in AIMSweb Plus, from the identification of the appropriate measures, to the technical set up of schedules, to the analysis of monitoring reports. Participants will consider goal-setting methods, discuss when and how to use off-grade level monitoring, and see how interventions can be added to the system. This training will benefit new users who are ready to progress monitor and serve as a refresher for those who used the system last year.

31. Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Reminders@ CiTi-AM Session

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, CSE Chairpersons/Administrators, Guidance Counselors, Case Managers

Dates: 10/27/2017

There has been a great deal of buzz, and at times confusion, around the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential since its inception in 2013. This ½ day training is designed to provide participants with the latest and greatest information regarding the CDOS Learning Standards and Commencement Credential, including: -An overview of New York State Regulation related to the CDOS Learning Standards and the CDOS Commencement Credential -The components of the CDOS Commencement Credential -An overview of the CDOS Commencement Credential as a pathway/exiting option for ALL students -Resources to help educators incorporate the CDOS Learning Standards into everyday instruction (including documentation) This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

32. STAR User Group

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 10/27/2017

Our first STAR User Group of the school year will take place Friday, October 27 from 8:30-11:00. New and seasoned STAR users are encouraged to attend. At this session we will share updates and enhancements, dialogue about benchmarks, progress monitoring, data, and RTI caseload management. This is a great opportunity learn STAR best practices and ask questions of STAR experts from many school districts across the region.

33. CSE Chairpersons Refresher @ Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 10/27/2017

Chairing meetings and want to make sure you’re covering all that you need to? Come to this full day training that will dive into what needs to be addressed at CSE meetings. Topics include: - Required documentation for districts (Continuum of Services, District Plan) - Board of Education policies - Refreshers of each module of the 3 day chairpersons training - Hot topics - Round table discussions **Must have already attended the 3 day CSE Chairpersons Training** This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

34. Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Reminders@ CiTi-PM Session

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, CSE Chairpersons/Administrators, Guidance Counselors, Case Managers

Dates: 10/27/2017

There has been a great deal of buzz, and at times confusion, around the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential since its inception in 2013. This ½ day training is designed to provide participants with the latest and greatest information regarding the CDOS Learning Standards and Commencement Credential, including: -An overview of New York State Regulation related to the CDOS Learning Standards and the CDOS Commencement Credential -The components of the CDOS Commencement Credential -An overview of the CDOS Commencement Credential as a pathway/exiting option for ALL students -Resources to help educators incorporate the CDOS Learning Standards into everyday instruction (including documentation) This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

35. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) and Its Application for Students with Disabilities @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Secondary and Elementary Special Education Teachers , Secondary and Elementary General Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/30/2017

SDI, EDI, DI, UDL? What does this mean? This full day workshop will cover Specially Designed Instruction, Explicit Instruction, Differentiated Instruction, and Scaffolding. We will discuss NY State laws and regulations, as well as best practice for providing specially designed instruction. In the afternoon, there will discussion around how to implement specially designed instruction and its application. Participants will be given a variety of tools to help them plan and prepare for specially designed instruction for students with disabilities. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

36. Counselor Round Table

Program: Youth Development

Dates: 10/31/2017

Counselor Round Table will focus on aspects of the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) model and help prepare districts to write and implement this model throughout the school year. Time will be given at the end of the Counselor Round Table for networking. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

37. Introduction to (ENL) English as a New Language - ONLINE

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 11/1/2017

In this self-paced interactive course, participants will explore the basic tenets of instruction for English Language Learners through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Be introduced to ENL and ELLs/MLLs.

2. Explore the Blueprint for ELLs Success and how it influences instruction for ELLs.

3. Examine the CR-Part 154 regulations regarding education for ELLs.

4. Consider teaching and learning through an ENL lens. This course will include three online modules with activities and assignments.

Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth three CTLE hours.

38. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 11/1/2017 to 11/2/2017

This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

39. AIMSweb Plus Progress Monitoring Training

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 11/1/2017

New
This session will focus on the basics of progress monitoring in AIMSweb Plus, from the identification of the appropriate measures, to the technical set up of schedules, to the analysis of monitoring reports. Participants will consider goal-setting methods, discuss when and how to use off-grade level monitoring, and see how interventions can be added to the system. This training will benefit new users who are ready to progress monitor and serve as a refresher for those who used the system last year.

40. Transition Forum: School and Community Agency Partnerships

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, Social Workers, Administrators, Agency Personnel

Dates: 11/1/2017

Join community agencies from your county as they dispel misconceptions, provide information on their role in the transition process for students with disabilities and work to develop and strengthen future partnerships with schools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan.

41. The How To’s of Work-Based Learning Online Book Study

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education teachers, Work-based learning coordinators, Job Coaches, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2017 to 4/15/2018

This online book study is intended to provided participants with the knowledge and guidance to support students with disabilities in work-based learning environments. Participants will be provided the book The Way to Work: How to Facilitate Work Experiences for Youth in Transition by Richard G. Lueking and be required to read certain pages of each chapter and respond to questions on Schoology. The course will run from November to April and participants will be awarded 12 CTLE credits. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

42. CNYNYSASCD Meeting

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General Education and Special Education Teachers, Teacher-Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2017

This is the first meeting of the CNYNYSASCD for the 2017-18 school year. We will be continuing our theme from last year of looking at Mental Health in our schools. Penny Williams, Youth Development Coordinator at OCM BOCES and Jeanne Elmer, Mental Health Consultant at OCM BOCES will be presenting on “An Introduction to the Community Resilience Model (CRM). CRM’s goal is to help create “trauma-informed” and “resiliency-informed” individuals and communities that share a common understanding of the impact of trauma and chronic stress on the nervous system and how resilience can be stored or increased using a skills based approach. This short introduction to this 2 day training will equip you with a basic understanding of how CRM can assist every person in living in their resilient zone. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

43. Building Literacy Skills in English Language Learners (ELLs) – 3 full days

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: ENL Teachers 3rd grade and above.

Dates: 11/2/2017 to 1/30/2018

New
ENL teachers working with students in grades 3-12 will explore strategies for building strong literacy foundations for ELLs. Approaches and strategies for teaching reading beyond the primary grades and improving the writing process and products will be main topics for the series.

Participants will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the literacy needs of ELLs.

Explore the guided reading process and how to adapt it for older ELLs.

Learn to adapt text and curriculum materials for struggling readers.

Examine ways to scaffold and differentiate the writing process for ELLs.

This series will include 3 full day sessions (18 hours), online participation activities (3 hours) between sessions, and extensive follow-up at the school level. This series is for ENL Teachers working with grade 3 and above.

Lunch is on your own.

44. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (morning Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 11/2/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.
Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must attend both parts 1 & 2 to receive your certificate and the book.

46. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/2/2017

Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

47. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (afternoon Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 11/2/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

48. AIMSweb Plus User Group

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 11/3/2017

New
The AIMSweb Plus User Group mixes technical training with opportunities for districts to share and collaborate around the effective use of the data and measures. This first user group will highlight changes to the system for this school year, provide an overview of the key reports that include multi-year and fall screening data, and revisit practices around progress monitoring. Districts will also have the opportunity to consider and discuss how AIMSweb Plus data can impact the identification of academic gaps and the intervention needs of students.
Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must attend both parts 1 & 2 to receive your certificate and the book.

50. Schooltool Census User Group Meeting @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Building Secretaries & Registrars

Dates: 11/7/2017

This user group meeting is intended for Building Secretaries, Registrars, and primary support staff for Schooltool. We will be covering topics related to the Census module in Schooltool.

51. Schooltool Census User Group Meeting @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Building Secretaries & Registrars

Dates: 11/7/2017

This user group meeting is intended for Building Secretaries, Registrars, and primary support staff for Schooltool. We will be covering topics related to the Census module in Schooltool.

52. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 11/7/2017

Wait List
Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This full day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

53. Standards Based Planning: Instruction for All

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12

Dates: 11/8/2017 to 2/7/2018

An important goal of the workshop is for participants to become comfortable with and build skills at using the standards-based planning process.


• What makes planning for teaching and learning in a standards-based environment different from planning for teaching and learning in a non-standards based environment? Why are these differences significant?


• How can we Frame the Learning so that the what, why, and how of the learning are clear to learners?


• What are the ways that we can engage our learners in active, meaningful learning?


• How can we structure learning experiences so that instruction, learning, and assessment are integrated?


• How do we ensure balance and appropriateness in the design, selection, and use of a wide range of classroom assessment tools?

The structure of the learning experience is based on Paula Rutherford’s use of oval to describe unit planning- clarity about expected learning, articulated criteria for success and active, meaningful learning experiences for students. The resource text Instruction for All will be provided.

Elements from ITIP are incorporated. Additional coaching support will be available to participants at no additional cost which will be discussed during the training. As a result of this workshop, teachers will effectively use the standards based planning process to plan, implement and assess learning, and create a standards-based lesson or unit by the end of workshop to use in their classroom.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

54. Teaching Them All to Read - Foundations of Literacy

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-3 Teachers & Literacy Specialists/Coaches

Dates: 11/8/2017 to 5/23/2018

Ever feel like you're not reaching ALL your students’ needs or doing ALL that you can in your classroom? Do you have a desire to learn more in order to better provide foundational literacy pieces and how to put them in place to meet the needs of your students? If you answered yes then, join our course: "Teaching Them All to Read/Foundations of Literacy."

These sessions will empower teachers by examining the five essential components of literacy. Our learning sessions will include the what, how and why of the reading foundational skills. Emphasis will be on instruction of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Additionally, spelling and oral language will be explored, demonstrated, and examined. Attention will be given to advance understandings of literacy, reflection on current practices, and how to formulate/adjust new plans of instruction when thinking about children's reading development.

Whether you use a basal or an intervention program, you will leave with a strong foundation on how students acquire critical components towards becoming proficient readers.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

• Build an understanding of foundational literacy skills in order to better support their students in the classroom.

Resource: Teaching Them All to Read: Catching Kids Before They Fall Through the Cracks MLP School District Users Please note: Completing your MLP approval request DOES NOT automatically register you for this event. In order to register for this event use the link above. Once enrolled, you will immediately receive notice of your enrollment by email. If you do not receive this notice, you are not enrolled. For more information or questions, please email or call: Lisa Schlegel - 315-433-2228 lschlegel@ocmboces.org

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

55. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/8/2017

Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

56. Engage in the Mathematical Practices: K-6 Math Strategies

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Elementary (K-6) Teachers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 11/9/2017

Using the mentor text, “Engage in the Mathematical Practices: Strategies to build Numeracy and Literacy with K-5 Learners”, teachers will spend time deepening their understanding of the 8 Math Practices and strategies that support them. Teachers will engage in low and high level math tasks at their grade level and have opportunities to collaborate and create tasks that support the Math Practices. Teachers will also identify best practices in literacy that are also effective in teaching and learning mathematics.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

Analyze strategies that support the 8 Math Practices:

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

4. Model with mathematics.

5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

6. Attend to precision.

7. Look for and make use of structure.

8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Explore and create high-cognitive-demand math experiences for their grade level.

Identify literacy strategies that are also effective in teaching and learning mathematics.

All participants will receive a copy of the book “Engage in the Mathematical Practices: Strategies to build Numeracy and Literacy with K-5 Learners”

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

57. Helping Students Develop A Growth Mindset

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Directors of Special Education

Dates: 11/9/2017

This workshop will explore Mindsets and brain development. We will look at different mindsets and the impact on student learning as well as look at strategies to help students develop a more growth oriented mindset. We will also look at the characteristics of educators with a growth mindset. This PD is aligned to the Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities Guiding Principles: -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.

58. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (morning Cortland)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 11/9/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

59. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (afternoon Cortland)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 11/9/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

60. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 11/13/2017 to 11/14/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

61. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation A [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation A

Dates: 11/14/2017 to 11/15/2017

This professional development is for 6th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Energy, Forces and Motion" This is only open to teachers on Rotation A. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

62. Mentors Across Borders

Program: School Library System

Dates: 11/14/2017

The SLS Mentors Across Borders pairs newer school librarians (or those who moved from Elementary to Secondary or vice versa) with a veteran colleague. Creating a larger professional learning network leads to retention and success for all involved.

63. Transition in the IEP @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, CSE Chairpersons, CSE Directors, School Psychologists, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/14/2017

Is your district up for the New York State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator #13 during the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 school years? If so, then this is the training for you!! Participants will be provided with the foundational overview, including regulation and best practice, related to SPP Indicator #13: Transition and the Quality IEP. This includes the areas of: Evaluation Results, Present Levels of Performance, Measurable Post-Secondary Goals, Transition Needs, Course of Study and Coordinated Set of Activities, to help you prepare for the state target of 100% for your SPP #13 self-review. Participants will leave the training with resources to use with students, as well as, to help with writing the transition sections of the quality IEP. Authentic work time will be incorporated into this full day training. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

64. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Communication Coordinator Designees, SLS Members

Dates: 11/14/2017

The SLS Communication Coordinators meetings are designed to be a bridge between the School Library System team and the school librarians in each of the districts and non-public schools that are members of the system. Each district has a designated Communication Coordinator who is required to attend the meetings but all members are welcome to attend.

65. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 11/14/2017

These meetings are attended by members of the SLS Advisory Council that have been chosen and elected by the Communication Coordinators committee. The SLS Council advises the School Library System and help create the Plan of Service and approves the SLS budget and Annual Report. All members of the SLS are welcome to attend but only member of the council may vote on recommendations.

66. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Dryden, Groton and Lansing Districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers from Dryden, Groton and Lansing districts

Dates: 11/15/2017 to 11/16/2017

This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers in Dryden, Groton and Lansing districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

67. Cancelled!!! Problem Based Learning for Science Educators

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 11/15/2017

This workshop will guide middle school and high school science teachers through a learning process in which they will explore an introduction to three dimensional learning with the NGSS and NYSSLS and gain an understanding of the key differences between Project Based Learning (PBL) and Problem Based Learning (PrBL). We will analyze different ways to link curriculum and technology with a PrBL approach to create a rigorous and engaging learning environment for students. Participants will also utilize workshop time to start planning their first PrBL experience for their students. This session is for middle school and high school science educators and administrators who want to learn more about how to use Problem Based Learning to drive three-dimensional learning.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

• Engage in & explore an introduction to three dimensional learning with NGSS/NYSSLS.

• Explain the key differences between PBL (Project-Based Learning) and PrBL (Problem-Based Learning).

• Analyze resources to build knowledge of PrBL and how to facilitate PrBL.

• Create a basic plan for a PrBL unit.

Please bring your own device Coffee and light snacks will be provided Lunch is an hour and on your own

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

68. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @TST BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/15/2017

Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

69. McKinney Vento Liaisons Meeting

Program: Youth Development

Dates: 11/16/2017

McKinney Vento Liaisons will meet to discuss best practices in working with Runaway and Homeless youth. Come ready to share your expertise on how to work with students who are in temporary housing and the services they need. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

70. Social Studies Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 teacher leaders, department chairpersons, administrators responsible for social studies curriculum

Dates: 11/16/2017

This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in social studies. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Social Studies Leadership meetings that includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school teachers) as well as building and district leaders. This group serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date information related to the changes in the standards and other relevant information from the State Education Department. Additionally, the goal of this group is to develop collaboration between districts in the region to support high-quality K-12 social studies education and to support continuous improvement in social studies learning and instruction.

The expectation for participating in this group is:

1. Attending all three meetings during the year. We will have a focus of study for the year that will build on our previous work.

2. Being prepared for the meeting by completing any personal learning required by the facilitator of this group.

3. Being responsible for working with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district.

4. Being designated or gaining approval by your district to participate in this group.

The formal meeting will occur in the morning. However, your district may ask your team to use the afternoon to develop a plan for implementing the learning from the meeting in your district. If your district asks this of you the meeting space will be available in the afternoon for use by those who wish to stay and work.

OCM Non-Components $111 per person/per day, plus materials.

71. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @Cayuga Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/16/2017

Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

72. Transition Bootcamp by Invitation Only

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: 7-12 grade level teams, including: Special Education Teachers, School Psychologist, CSE Director/Chairperson(s), & other administration members

Dates: 11/16/2017

Closed
Transition Bootcamp is a full day training designed to guide school districts that are up for New York State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicators #13 & 14. This bootcamp will encompass a comprehensive overview of the self-review process including: -A review of transition assessment data -How transition assessments are used to formulate Present Level statements -The validity of Measurable Post-Secondary Goals -The needs required for transition and how they relate to a student’s course of study -How transition needs are met in a Measurable Annual Goal -Transition activities that the school provides to meet the student’s measurable post-secondary goals Participants will have the opportunity to review their own IEPs for alignment with regulation expectations and best practice, with the support of the Transition Specialists. There will also be time available to network with other districts to discuss and share current transition based practices. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

73. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 11/28/2017 to 11/29/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

74. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/28/2017

Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

75. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: All teachers of Social Studies in Grades K-12

Dates: 11/29/2017

These facilitated sessions are for all K-12 teachers and administrators to continue the process of curriculum mapping, unit design and inquiry writing for Social Studies. Participants will collaborate to share information, ideas and instructional practices on the teaching and learning of social studies content and skills. Participants may sign up for a single session or for multiple sessions, as desired.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the Social Studies Framework as well as the Toolkit Inquiries and how they apply to their curriculum. Participants will also receive resources and support for continuing development of instructional units and lessons.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

76. Science Leadership Network Meeting

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Science Leaders

Dates: 11/29/2017

This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in science. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Science Leadership meetings that includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school teachers) as well as building and district leaders. This group serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the transition to the NYSSLS. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date information related to the standards implementation from the State Education Department. Additionally, the goal of this group is to develop collaboration between districts in the region to support high-quality K-12 science education and position the region to successfully implement the new science standards. The expectation for participating in this group is: 1. Attending all three meetings during the year. We will have a focus of study for the year that will build on our previous work. 2. Being prepared for the meeting by completing any personal learning required by the facilitator of this group. 3. Being responsible for working with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district. 4. Being designated or gaining approval by your district to participate in this group. The formal meeting will occur in the morning. However, your district may ask your team to use the afternoon to develop a plan for implementing the learning from the meeting in your district. If your district asks this of you the meeting space will be available in the afternoon for use by those who wish to stay and work.

OCM Non-Components $111 per person/per day, plus materials.

77. FBA/BIP Quality Process: 2-Day Training (Must attend both days)

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: : Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Counselors.

Dates: 11/29/2017 to 11/30/2017

Participants will learn how to conduct a quality Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and develop a congruent Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) that includes all required components. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

78. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ Ithaca Central School District

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 11/29/2017

Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This half day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

79. CANCELLED!!! Instructional Rounds: A Collaborative Process to Improve Instruction

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 11/30/2017

In this workshop, we will explore the building blocks of Instructional Rounds with an emphasis on why we might engage in this form of professional development and how we will implement the practice into our professional learning. I often tell participants that Instructional Rounds is the most selfish form of professional development because it is all about improving our own practice as teachers, coaches, or administrators. Come see how Instructional Rounds can be an incredible opportunity to support professional growth! As a result of this workshop, participants will:
• Familiarize themselves with the Instructional Core
• Engage in Rounds
• Dialogue around how rounds can be used for systemic improvement
• Plan to implement rounds in schools
• Receive two texts: Instructional Rounds in Education and Leading Instructional Rounds in Education

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

80. Alternatives to Suspension at CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 11/30/2017

Participants will learn practices to prevent challenging behavior, alternatives for suspending students, and guidelines for suspending students more effectively when necessary.

81. 2018 PRHYLI Syracuse Delegation - Trainer Meeting

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: PRHYLI student trainers

Dates: 12/1/2017

This meeting is specifically designed and required for all student trainers. Trainers will be updated on the revisions to the 2018 PRHYLI curriculum and reviewing student applications.

82. Introduction to (ENL) English as a New Language - ONLINE

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 12/1/2017

In this self-paced interactive course, participants will explore the basic tenets of instruction for English Language Learners through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Be introduced to ENL and ELLs/MLLs.

2. Explore the Blueprint for ELLs Success and how it influences instruction for ELLs.

3. Examine the CR-Part 154 regulations regarding education for ELLs.

4. Consider teaching and learning through an ENL lens. This course will include three online modules with activities and assignments.

Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth three CTLE hours.

83. The Responsive Classroom ADVANCED Course® for Elementary Educators - (Level 2) Prerequisite: The Responsive Classroom Course – (Level 1)

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: RCC Trained Pre K-6 Classroom Teachers, Special Area Teacher, Special Ed Teachers, Building Principals and other administrators, Teacher Aides and Assistants

Dates: 12/4/2017 to 2/28/2018

Deepen the skills you learned in the Responsive Classroom Course and learn additional Responsive Classroom strategies in two main areas: Engaging Academics: Motivate and Excite Your Students. Students learn best from lessons that connect with their lives and interests. You’ll learn how to design appropriately challenging, active and interactive lessons that deepen student learning. Effective Management: Strategies for Challenging Behaviors. A positive, respectful approach to discipline can transform your classroom. Create a positive climate for learning and discover proactive approaches to misbehavior that will help to keep the focus on learning.

This interactive, highly practical 27-hour course has a prerequisite and is great for all educators in a school building (Classroom Teachers, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, TAs, Building Principals and other administrators and support staff) who have attended the Responsive Classroom Course and have been applying the Responsive Classroom practices in their settings in the school.

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom® courses. Non-Component cost is $1280 plus materials.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: Engaging Academics:
• Integrating academics into your Morning Meetings
• Promoting autonomy by drawing on students’ strengths and interests
• Using open-ended questions to spark curiosity, understanding, and reflection
• Removing barriers to student engagement Effective Management:
• Understanding why students misbehave and how to set them up for success
• Learning when and how to effectively use Logical Consequences
• Organizing the classroom to support student learning
• Using Problem-Solving conferences to address significant issues with individual students

84. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts

Dates: 12/4/2017 to 12/5/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

85. NYSSLS Professional Development for 7th and 8th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 7 & 8 Science Teachers Only

Dates: 12/5/2017 to 12/6/2017

This two day professional development for 7th & 8th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards. During the session you will develop a general understanding of the new science standards related to current research on science learning, required instructional shifts, the middle school progression, and the proposed timeline for implementation. The two day session will specifically focus on disciplinary core ideas that will be taught in 7th: LS1-From Molecules to Organisms and LS2 – Ecosystems, Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics; and 8th: LS4-Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity and ESS2 – Earth Systems. The goal of the session is to support you in developing a full unit of instruction based on the new standards and the phenomena bundles developed by Achieve based on the middle school conceptual progressions model. Time will be spent working in small groups to begin writing a unit storyline and specific lessons. To learn more about the conceptual progressions model please review Appendix K in the NGSS and to better understand the associated work done by our regional Science Leadership Network please read this memo.

One hour lunch is on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

86. PBIS Coaches Network Meeting

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: PBIS Coaches

Dates: 12/5/2017

This workshop is designed to provide PBIS coaches with an opportunity to network with other coaches across the region. Updates, reminders, and some professional development will also be included. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

87. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 12/5/2017

Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This full day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

88. TALKS (On Location): Collaborative Learning Spaces

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: District leaders, teachers

Dates: 12/6/2017

December 6, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. @ Pine Grove Middle School The transformation of learning at all levels requires innovative environments and collaborative learning spaces. East Syracuse Minoa Central School District administrators and teachers, in partnership with King & King Architects, will highlight successful strategies for ensuring how a school district’s vision can be captured in the design and construction process. The presenters will share innovative ways to support student learning through the creation of collaborative space designs, and keep stakeholders involved through the process. The event will be held at Pine Grove Middle School and will include a tour of their new facilities. We will provide an opportunity to interact with the architects and district leaders to discuss their vision, planning process, and anticipated impact of their building’s new design.

89. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Dryden, Groton and Lansing Districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers from Dryden, Groton and Lansing

Dates: 12/7/2017 to 12/8/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers in Dryden, Groton and Lansing districts ONLY. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

90. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 12/7/2017 to 12/8/2017

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

91. 5th Grade "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

This professional development is for 5th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

92. Actions for Administrators in High Poverty Schools

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Educational Leaders

Dates: 12/12/2017

Following a review of research on implications of poverty on student achievement, specific actions will be shared. Participants will use tools and protocols from Parrett & Budge text: Turning High Poverty Schools Into High Performing Schools. Please bring a device such as a laptop, ipad or tablet to access the on-line resources. As a result of this workshop, educators will: Review potential impact of poverty on student achievements.

Complete tools to determine what to eliminate and start regarding:

-Leadership

-Learning Environment

-Learning

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

93. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

94. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

95. Schooltool Counseling Module User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 12/12/2017

This user group is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

96. Schooltool Counseling Module User Group @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 12/12/2017

This user group is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

97. Managing Your Instructional Calendar

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 12/13/2017

Now that you have planned that unit or project, it’s time to build or adjust your instructional calendar so that the activities and assessments are balanced and engaging for all learners. You are invited to attend this workshop where we will explore how to organize student-centered inquiry during instruction. After a morning of learning and working together, you will have the afternoon to continue framing your instructional unit with coaching support. Be sure to bring a project or unit plan! As a result of this workshop, teachers will:


• Recognize the power of formative and summative assessments throughout instruction


• Develop a balanced and flexible calendar


• Discuss how much individual and group worktime we plan for

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

98. 7-12 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 12/13/2017

This workshop will be designed to facilitate collaboration among 7-12 Math teachers looking at the new math standards both horizontally and vertically . Teachers will have the opportunity to interact and share materials and ideas both within grade levels and across grade levels.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: Hopefully teachers will be able to be able to share curriculum ideas and concerns, start a network of teachers and resources, and come away with new approaches, materials, and ideas that will enhance the delivery of the New math standards.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

99. Transition in the IEP

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Dates: 12/14/2017

Overview of Indicator 13: Transition and how it fits into the IEP. This includes the areas of: Evaluation Results, Present Levels of Performance, Measurable Post-Secondary Goals, Transition Needs, Course of Study and Coordinated Set of Activities to meet compliance for SPP Indicator 13. There will be transition handouts to use with students. Participants will have time to work on each transition section of the IEP. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

100. Echoes & Reflections: Connecting the Past with Today

Program: School Library System

Audience: Teachers, School Librarians, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 12/15/2017

The world is facing the largest refugee crisis since WWII. How can we help students make connections and build understanding of this crisis through the study of the Holocaust? This workshops examines Echoes & Reflections’ primary and secondary sources that shed light on the barriers to immigration and the unwillingness of the free world to accept refugees during the Holocaust and helps students to make meaningful connections to similar issues affecting people and nations today.

101. School Counselor Forum: Exiting Options Overview and Transcript Review

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: School Counselors, Administrators, CSE Chairpersons, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 12/15/2017

This morning portion of this forum provides a review of current graduation, exiting, and multiple pathway options. The afternoon will consist of a guided review of student transcripts in order to determine various pathway options available to ALL students. Counselors and other school personnel will have the opportunity to bounce ideas off from one another, ask questions, and network. This training will also provide the necessary information for NYS Regents preparation. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.