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1. Office Hours: Cortland Schools

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers in the Cortland Enlarged City School District

Dates: 5/1/2017

Starting Soon
Bring your laptop and drop in to create, design, and learn more about how to use Google Apps in your lesson planning and workflow. Google Classroom training will be available upon request. Come with questions and lesson plans to "Googlefy." This workshop will take place at the Virgil Elementary School Library in the Cortland Enlarged City School District.

2. Guidance Applications - Frontline Guidance Direct - Erie & Ontario Rooms @ CNYRIC (9am to 11 or 1 to 3)TBA

Program: Student Services

Audience: guidance counselor and guidance related staff

Dates: 5/2/2017

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The purpose of this group is to Demonstrate the guidance application called "Guidance Direct". Agenda: -An in-depth review of Guidance Direct & Career Connections - Q&A session - AM:9-11; PM:1-3?

3. 2017 SSHSP Medicaid Update Training (AM Session)

Program: CNYRIC Medicaid

Dates: 5/2/2017

NewStarting Soon
Consistent with the New York State (NYS) Compliance Agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), New York State is providing annual Preschool/School Supportive Health Services Program (SSHSP) training for relevant employees. The 2017 Medicaid Update Training will focus on the requirement for all SSHSP requirements for ordering/referring, servicing, and billing providers, documentation of services, program integrity and compliance, and updated information on SSHSP Medicaid program policies.

4. 2017 SSHSP Medicaid Update Training (PM Session)

Program: CNYRIC Medicaid

Dates: 5/2/2017

NewStarting Soon
Consistent with the New York State (NYS) Compliance Agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), New York State is providing annual Preschool/School Supportive Health Services Program (SSHSP) training for relevant employees. The 2017 Medicaid Update Training will focus on the requirement for all SSHSP requirements for ordering/referring, servicing, and billing providers, documentation of services, program integrity and compliance, and updated information on SSHSP Medicaid program policies.

5. The Responsive Classroom® Course: Spring 2017 Institute

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Pre-K- 6 Classroom, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, Elementary Principals & Administrators

Dates: 5/8/2017 to 6/2/2017

Wait List
Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:


• Engaging academic instruction


• Better classroom management


• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline This interactive, highly practical 28-hour course is our new and improved entry-level training. It gives classroom and special area teachers everything needed to start using core Responsive Classroom teaching practices. This is the Level 1 course Learn specific ways to build classroom community and establish and sustain an optimal learning environment. You'll study the core practices of:


• Overview of the Responsive Classroom Approach


• Morning Meeting


• Interactive Modeling


• Interactive Learning Structures


• Teacher Language


• Interactive Learning Structures


• Energizers / Closing Circles / Quiet Time


• Establishing Rules with Children


• Responding to Misbehavior, Including Logical Cost: Component Districts: No Cost Non-Components $1210 per person plus books/materials

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by the Center for Responsive School, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom courses.

6. Office Hours: Cortland Schools

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers in the Cortland Enlarged City School District

Dates: 5/8/2017

Bring your laptop and drop in to create, design, and learn more about how to use Google Apps in your lesson planning and workflow. Google Classroom training will be available upon request. Come with questions and lesson plans to "Googlefy." This workshop will take place at the Randall Elementary School Library in the Cortland Enlarged City School District.

7. Science Leadership Network Meeting

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Science Leaders

Dates: 5/9/2017

This group is designed for people who have science leadership roles in their district and/or building including curriculum coordinators, directors, administrators, and others with K-12 science leadership responsibilities. As New York State is in the process of adopting new science standards based on the NGSS this group will focus on preparing for the upcoming changes. During this meeting we will continue the process of understanding the context for the NGSS, focusing on A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (NRC, 2012) and current research on K-12 science learning. The goal of this group is to develop collaboration between districts in the region to support high-quality K-12 science education, in as well as position the region to successfully implement the new science standards. Cost:

•Component Districts - no cost

•Non-Component Districts using Science Center Kit Program - no cost

•Non-Component Districts - $108

8. Classroom Management II: Utilizing Evidence-Based Practices to Respond to Challenging Behavior

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

Audience: General & Special Education Teachers

Dates: 5/9/2017

Participants will learn how to implement evidence-based practices to respond to students with challenging behavior. These practices will build upon the continuum of responses to inappropriate behavior that is covered in Classroom Management I. (Participation in Classroom Management I is highly recommended.)

9. Schooltool 14.2 New Release User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 5/9/2017

This user group is for technology support staff and administrators.

10. The Responsive Classroom Course® for Elementary Educators - (Level 1)

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

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

Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:



• Engaging academic instruction



• Better classroom management



• Positive learning communities



• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline

This interactive, highly practical 28-hour course is our new and improved entry-level training. It gives classroom and special area teachers everything needed to start using core Responsive Classroom teaching practices. This is the Level 1 course Learn specific ways to build classroom community and establish and sustain an optimal learning environment.

You'll study the core practices of:



• Overview of the Responsive Classroom Approach



• Morning Meeting



• Interactive Modeling



• Interactive Learning Structures



• Teacher Language



• Interactive Learning Structures



• Energizers / Closing Circles / Quiet Time



• Establishing Rules with Children



• Responding to Misbehavior, Including Logical Cost: Component Districts: No Cost Non-Components $1210 per person plus books/materials

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by the Center for Responsive School, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom courses.

11. PBL 101 for K-12 Educators

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: K-12 Educators

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

PBL 101 is a foundational four-day workshop inspired by the work of the Buck Institute for Education, New Tech Network, Edutopia and Expeditionary Learning. It provides attendees with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project. The workshop is a balanced blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work time, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback.

Participants will learn:

*The Essential Project Design Elements of Gold Standard Project Based Learning *How to PLAN their first project *How to incorporate ASSESSMENT into their first project *How to MANAGE their first project

NOTE: Please bring a digital device such as a laptop, IPAD, or tablet and earbuds for listening to videos.

Coffee and light snacks will be provided

Lunch is an hour and on your own

12. Administrator/Advocate of the Year Celebration

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Administrators, School Superintendents, Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2017

The Annual Administrator/Advocate of the Year Awards Celebration will take place starting at 11:30 AM and ending at 1:00 PM. The Keynote Address will be delivered by Adam Welcome, co-author of Kids Deserve It! and the awards ceremony will feature speakers and advocates celebrating the power of the school library program's impact on student achievement. Superintendents, administrators, and school librarians attend this event to share how the incredible support of administration and advocates provided the opportunity for traditional school libraries to become Centers of Engagement for their entire school communities.

13. Kids Deserve It! Presentation w/Mentors Across Borders and our School Librarians

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/10/2017

Join us as we host Adam Welcome, co-author of Kids Deserve It!

14. CNYNYSASCD Meeting

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

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

Dates: 5/10/2017

Annual Meeting of the Central New York Chapter of the NYS ASCD. This is a reschedule from March with Penny Williams who is presenting Helping Children RULER Their Emotions.The meeting will be held at the Greenwood Winery on Collamer Road.

15. Combined SLS Communication Coordinators and Council Members Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/10/2017

The combined meeting will take place in the morning before the luncheon. We are also lucky to have Adam Welcome, co-author of Kids Deserve It! joining us in the morning for a presentation.

16. McKinney Vento Liaisons Meeting

Program: Youth Development

Dates: 5/11/2017

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.

17. Schooltool "Counseling" Webinar - Elementary Scheduling Process

Program: Student Services

Audience: Building Secretaries & Registrars

Dates: 5/11/2017

This webinar is intended for high school counselors and counseling secretaries. We will be covering topics related to Elementary Scheduling Process in Schooltool. Topics discussed will be: Q & A

18. Leadership and Coaching to Support ELLs Webinar

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

Audience: Educators of ELLs/MLLs

Dates: 5/12/2017

New
The Leadership and Coaching to Support ELLs webinar will begin with an overview of a leadership framework that is crucial to advocate for and support ELLs’ achievement. Participants will reflect upon their leadership skills and actions and apply these to ELL student scenarios. Next, participants will recognize the need to develop coaching conversations between teachers and coaches to improve outcomes for ELLs. They will explore how coaches and content as well as ENL teachers can effectively communicate so that student achievement for ELLs becomes a necessary part of the teacher coaching process. Participants will apply this learning to their own context to come up with a plan to more effectively coach teachers of ELLs.

Webinar sign in information will be emailed to you prior to start.

19. TEACCH Training (Designated Attendees Only)

Program: Special Education

Audience: Special Ed. Teachers, Psychologists, Social Workers

Dates: 5/15/2017 to 5/17/2017

TEACCH developed the intervention approach called "Structured TEACCHing"�, which is based on understanding the learning characteristics of individuals with autism and the use of visual supports to promote meaning and independence. TEACCH services are supported by empirical research, enriched by extensive clinical expertise, and notable for its flexible and individualized support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Trainers for UNC TEACCH will deliver this training.

20. PBIS Coaches Network Meeting

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

Audience: PBIS Coaches

Dates: 5/15/2017

Wait List
This workshop is designed to provide PBIS coaches an opportunity to meet and network with other coaches in the area. Updates, reminders, and professional development in specific areas will also be included.
BOCES- Schooltool New Release Meeting; Tuesday, May 16, 2017; 9-11 am; CNYRIC 8-Onondaga Room

22. CSE/CPSE Process for Secretaries @ Oswego County Health Dep't.

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

Audience: Special Education Clerical Staff, CSE/CPSE Chairperson, CSE/CPSE Director

Dates: 5/16/2017

Everything you will need to know to help you understand the special education process! This training is designed to follow the CPSE/CSE process from Referral through Reevaluation. Through a combination of lecture and activities, participants will gain an understanding of the regulations and required documentations for each aspect of the special education process. There will be time for questions and answers, as well as to discuss system questions!

23. Student Directed IEP Series (by invitation only) at APW Jr/Sr High School

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

Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education teachers, CSE Chairpersons/Administrators

Dates: 5/16/2017

Self-determination enables students to identify and express their wants, needs and desires to both self and others. It is the practice of gaining and exercising levels of independence. It empowers students to become more directly involved in their own transition planning processes. Self-determination allows students to make choices that directly impact their post-secondary outcomes. This training has been designed with an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications and a book study on the Student Led IEP Continuum. Participants will receive training and guidance allowing students to become more meaningful members of their CSE meetings.

24. Information Session on School Librarianship Certification

Program: School Library System

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, HR Directors

Dates: 5/17/2017

In partnership with Syracuse University's iSchool and the Regional Certification Office at OCM BOCES, we are holding this information session to help school administrators learn how they might approach filling their hard to fill school librarian positions and for certified teachers to learn more about the pathway to becoming a school librarian.

25. Informational Session on School Librarianship Certification

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Administrators, Teachers, HR Directors

Dates: 5/18/2017

In partnership with Syracuse University's iSchool and the Regional Certification Office at OCM BOCES, we are holding this information session to help school administrators learn how they might approach filling their hard to fill school librarian positions and for certified teachers to learn more about the pathway to becoming a school librarian.

26. School Counselor Forum: Transcript Review and Exiting Options

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

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

Dates: 5/18/2017

This forum is intended to review current graduation and exiting options for ALL students with a guided review of transcripts to determine various pathways available to students. Counselors and other school personnel will have the opportunity to bounce ideas off from one another and ask questions. This will allow all to be prepared for the June Regents exams and know the pathways for graduation.

27. Schooltool End of Year Prep User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 5/18/2017

This workshop is for the building secretaries, guidance counselors or any other staff involved with the new year roll over after July 1.

28. Schooltool End of Year Prep User Group @ TST Boces (Video Conference)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 5/18/2017

This workshop is for the building secretaries, guidance counselors or any other staff involved with the new year roll over after July 1.

29. Instructional Coaches Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/18/2017

Wait List
This is an opportunity for Instructional Coaches to come together to learn, reflect, share successes, collaborate and plan within a supportive community. It is a continuation of last year's Instructional Coaches Network, but new participants are always welcome! We will focus on developing and refining the knowledge, skills and mindsets necessary to have successful 1:1 coaching conversations and to lead effective teams. This collaborative opportunity offers a variety of easily replicated facilitation strategies, as well as the time to practice and apply them. We hope you'll join us!

Participants will develop the ability to:
•Apply the best practices of supporting adult learners
•Develop and sustain trusting relationships
•Practice the essentials of coaching language, dialogue and feedback
•Utilize thinking tools and coaching stems during coaching conversations
•Utilize structures and processes when working with teams
•Identify and apply strategies for navigating conflict

Participants will receive and use the following mentor texts:
•The Art of Coaching by Elena Aguilar
•The Art of Coaching Teams by Elena Aguilar
•The Heart of Coaching by Thomas G. Crane

30. The Best New Young Adult Books of 2016 (Grades 6-12) with Kathleen Odean

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Teachers, Reading Specialists

Dates: 5/19/2017

In this lively one day workshop, Kathleen Odean will present the best YA novels of 2016 for classroom use and independent reading, including top nonfiction choices. She will share fiction/nonfiction pairs that work n the curriculum and tips for technology tie-ins for student response and book promotion. Participants will learn about websites, display ideas, and activities to motivate teens to read these and other books. They'll also have a chance to share ideas and favorite teen titles with each other. Each participant will receive a handout of annotated booklists and other resources.

31. Overview of Exiting Options and Multiple Pathways for All Students @ Phoenix Center

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

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

Dates: 5/19/2017

Topics to be covered are the current diploma options available to all students, the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for students that are assessed alternately, the New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential, and the Multiple Pathways to Graduation available to all students. The focus of the training will discuss the options and requirements for the diplomas and credentials. These topics can be confusing and we encourage you to bring any transcripts you would like to look at throughout the training. Administrators, special education teachers, general education teachers and school counselors are strongly encouraged to attend.

32. NYSESLAT Scoring MO BOCES 2017 - BY INVITATION ONLY

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

Audience: Certified ENL/Bilingual Education Teachers OR Content Area Teachers Trained in Scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 5/22/2017

Mid-State RBERN and MO BOCES is hosting Regional NYSESLAT scoring for its component districts. Regional scoring is focused on the writing part of the NYSESLAT. All registrants will be required to stay at the regional scoring site until all tests have been scored. If you think you should have been invited, please contact your ESL Coordinator.

33. NYSESLAT Scoring BT BOCES 2017 - BY INVITATION ONLY

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

Audience: Certified ENL/Bilingual Education Teachers OR Content Area Teachers Trained in Scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 5/23/2017

Mid-State RBERN and BT BOCES is hosting Regional NYSESLAT scoring for its component districts. Regional scoring is focused on the writing part of the NYSESLAT. All registrants will be required to stay at the regional scoring site until all tests have been scored. If you think you should have been invited, please contact your ESL Coordinator.

34. Instructional Strategies to Meet the Needs of ELLs with Disabilities

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

Audience: sped and gen ed admins bilingual special education teachers, ENL Teachers,

Dates: 5/23/2017

This session will focus on strategies for meeting the needs of English language learners (ELLs) with suspected or identified disabilities. Participants will explore pre-referral strategies to support educators in differentiating between the typical stages of language acquisition and possible characteristics of disabilities. They will also discuss the learning needs of ELLs with specific learning disabilities (SLDs). They will apply strategies for fostering these dually identified ELLs’ engagement with the curriculum. Participants will have an opportunity to develop a collaborative plan to incorporate these strategies into their work with ELLs with disabilities. Participants will… *Describe strategies for differentiating between characteristics of language acquisition and disabilities *Identify the learning needs of ELLs with specific learning disabilities (SLDs) *Explore instructional strategies for supporting ELLs with disabilities engagement with curriculum *Develop a collaborative plan to support ELLs with disabilities in their context

35. NYSESLAT Scoring JL BOCES 2017 - BY INVITATION ONLY

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

Audience: Certified ENL/Bilingual Education Teachers OR Content Area Teachers Trained in Scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 5/24/2017

Mid-State RBERN and JL BOCES is hosting Regional NYSESLAT scoring for its component districts. Regional scoring is focused on the writing part of the NYSESLAT. All registrants will be required to stay at the regional scoring site until all tests have been scored. If you think you should have been invited, please contact your ESL Coordinator.

36. Shaping Mindsets Part 2 (Prerequisite Course: Shaping Mindsets)

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Dates: 5/24/2017

During this advanced workshop, educators will collaborate to create lessons to build a growth mindset learning environment in their classroom. Discover how shaping student mindsets can help boost academic motivation, persistence, and performance, and raise student achievement. As a result of this workshop, teachers will:


• Apply mindset research to curriculum plans to change student attitudes, goals and achievement


• Learn strategies to increase student motivation, learning and performance


• Explore ready-to-use, interactive tools for planning lessons on mindset to help students change their thinking about their abilities and potential


• Develop a plan to create a growth mindset school culture in which perseverance can lead to success

PREREQUISITE COURSE: SHAPING MINDSETS Coffee and light snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Bring a digital device for accessing internet resources.

37. Regional Special Class Roundtable

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

Audience: Special class Special Education teachers (15:1, 12:1:1, 12:1:4, 8:1:1, and 6:1:1)

Dates: 5/25/2017

Special Class teachers from across all regions (TST, Oswego, Cayuga, Syracuse, and OCM) will come together to discuss common practices within classroom, areas of support needed, and supports around transition. Whether your class structure is 15:1, 12:1:1, 12:1:4, 8:1:1, or 6:1:1"��½all are welcome! Bring your best practices and questions that you have to share with the group and connect with others who teach in the same setting, These sessions will be held four times this year in various regions to support you and the students in the classroom. This is a time for you to come together and learn from one another.

38. NYSESLAT Scoring OCM BOCES 2017 - BY INVITATION ONLY

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

Audience: Certified ENL/Bilingual Education Teachers OR Content Area Teachers Trained in Scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 5/26/2017

Mid-State RBERN and OCM BOCES is hosting Regional NYSESLAT scoring for its component districts. Regional scoring is focused on the writing part of the NYSESLAT. All registrants will be required to stay at the regional scoring site until all tests have been scored. If you think you should have been invited, please contact your ESL Coordinator.

39. K-6 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: K-6 Teachers

Dates: 5/30/2017

This Literacy Collaborative is an opportunity for K-6 teachers to come together and explore instructional practices and strategies for improving literacy outcomes for all students. Participants will be able to collaborate with and learn from each other, share ideas and best practices and plan for the application of new learning in a supportive environment. If you are a K-6 teacher looking to continuously improve literacy instruction for your students, please join us! Participants will develop the ability to:
•Utilize effective lesson design for whole group and small group literacy lessons
•Implement research-based methods and strategies for all literacy learners
•Engage students in a range of text-based and discussion protocols
•Differentiate and scaffold literacy experiences for a range of learning needs
•Participate in processes for reflection

40. Office Hours: Cortland Schools

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers in the Cortland Enlarged City School District

Dates: 5/30/2017

Bring your laptop and drop in to create, design, and learn more about how to use Google Apps in your lesson planning and workflow. Google Classroom training will be available upon request. Come with questions and lesson plans to "Googlefy." This workshop will take place at Cortland JSHS LMC Conference Room in the Cortland Enlarged City School District.

41. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Participants from Summer 2015 and Summer 2016 Social Studies Curriculum Work, Grades K-12

Dates: 5/31/2017

These facilitated sessions are for K-12 teachers and administrators who participated in the Summer 2015 and Summer 2016 Social Studies Curriculum Work to continue the process of curriculum mapping, unit design and inquiry writing. 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.

Participants 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.

42. Literacy Leadership

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: k-12 Teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, other district literacy leaders

Dates: 5/31/2017

Literacy Leadership offers administrators and teacher leaders the tools they can use to plan for a culture of literacy. Planning for literacy with the intent to improve all students' literacy skills involves collaborative leadership and research-based literacy practices. Join Literacy Leadership to learn more about how to lead for literacy.

Expected Outcomes


•Build capacity using specific structures such as prioritized curricula based on literacy standards and literacy walk-throughs


•Develop a culture of literacy and collaboration using a variety of strategies and tools


•Acquire literacy/ELA information from SED


•Network with other school districts

43. 7-12 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: 7-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/31/2017

Are you interested in engaging your students in deeper learning of your content area through literacy-based instruction? If you answered yes to this question, please join the 7-12 Literacy Collaborative. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, apply, and share literacy-based instructional strategies that work in any content area. Participants will develop the ability to:

• Plan literacy lessons based on ELA/Literacy Common Core Standards

• Implement research-based methods and strategies for all literacy learners

• Engage students in a range of text-based and discussion protocols

• Differentiate and scaffold literacy experiences for a range of learning needs

• Participate in processes for reflection

44. Learning Targets: Hitting the Bullseye

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/1/2017

Looking for a high leverage, research-based practice to improve student learning? Evidence shows that learning increases when students understand exactly what they’re supposed to learn and what their work will look like when they learn it. This half day session will focus on designing, implementing and assessing learning targets so that students have clear goals and a clear vision of what success looks like. Let’s take the mystery out of learning and help students hit the bullseye!

Through this session, participants will be able to:
• Describe the role of learning targets in a standards-based classroom
• Identify and design effective learning targets Gather strategies to promote student self-assessment and engagement

45. Schooltool "End of Year" Webinar

Program: Student Services

Audience: Building Secretaries & Registrars

Dates: 6/1/2017

This webinar is intended for building administrators, building secretaries and district registrars. We will be covering topics related to the end of year process in Schooltool.

46. Social Studies Leadership Network

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

Dates: 6/1/2017

This network of Social Studies leadership will meet to serve as a conduit for information, learning and discussion about the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework, assessments, and best practices in Social Studies classrooms. Social Studies teacher leaders and administrators will work collaboratively to expand their own knowledge and expertise, and, in turn, provide leadership to their own schools and districts.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the instructional shifts of the Social Studies Framework as well as unpacking the information in the Toolkit Inquiries. Participants will receive resources for in-district turnkey purposes and share their expertise and ideas with each other.

47. School and Community Agency Partnership: Transition Forum

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

Audience: Special educators, administrators, social workers, guidance counselors

Dates: 6/6/2017

Join community agencies from your county as they dispel common misconceptions, provide information on their role in the transition process for students with disabilities and work to develop and strengthen future partnerships with schools.

48. Testing Accommodations - Regional Offering @ OCM BOCES AM Session

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

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Teaching Assistants, General Education Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 6/6/2017

It's that time of year again and testing is right around the corner! This is a vetted, ½ day training. The training provides information related to the types of testing accommodations, the decision-making process to determine needed testing accommodations for students with disabilities, and the documentation of appropriate testing accommodations in the individualized education program (IEP). Think about sending someone who can turn-key to the staff!

49. PBIS New Team Training Day 4

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

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Data Analysts, Building Administrators

Dates: 6/7/2017

Day 4 of New Team Training is only for PBIS coaches, data analysts, and administrators. It is a continuation of Days 1-3.

50. Schooltool Elementary Scheduling User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 6/7/2017

This user group is for any staff involved with building master schedule for an elementary building in Schooltool.

51. Schooltool Elementary Scheduling User Group @ TST Boces (Video Conference)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 6/7/2017

This user group is for any staff involved with building master schedule for an elementary building in Schooltool.

52. AIMSweb Plus User Group

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 6/9/2017

New
The AIMSweb Plus User Group will meet on Friday, June 9 from 8:30-11:15. The group will focus in on those end-of-year reports that really highlight the growth of groups and individuals, and how this data might influence Tier 1 conversations and decisions. We will also consider how to interpret progress monitoring data and organize schedules. In addition, the group will have time to discuss how to best prepare for use of AIMSweb Plus in the 2017-18 school year.

53. FastBridge Learning User Group

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 6/9/2017

New
Our June User Group will focus on conversations about how to best use end-of-year data to help assess the effectiveness of instruction and prepare for immediate intervention support in September. We will review growth reports, as well as district and school-level reports in Fast. We will discuss measures that we used this year and our plan for using the same or different measures for next year.

54. STAR User Group

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 6/9/2017

New
Our final STAR User Group for 2016-2017 will focus conversations on end-of-year procedures, including reports districts need to save and ways they are laying the groundwork for a smooth Fall start up. We will review growth reports, as well as district and school-level reports. You will hear about advantages of pulling district information in through a Renaissance provided sftp site and company updates from Renaissance Representatives at CNYRIC for the morning. Please note that the User Group time is from 8:30-11:15.

55. Response to Intervention (RTI) PLC

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 6/9/2017

New
The Spring Response to Intervention PLC is scheduled for Friday, June 9 from 12:15-3:00. The group will continue to explore the ways in which student involvement in data collection and analysis benefits both instruction and learning. Additionally, teams will revisit the work around leveraging common assessments, from design, to analysis, to processes for decision-making. Our discussion will consider how these approaches impact core instruction as well as those additional targeted interventions.

56. CSE/CPSE Chairpersons Training for New Chairperson(s) - Regional Training @ OCM BOCES

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

Audience: For Chairpersons New to their Position or as a Refresher for Veteran Chairpersons

Dates: 6/12/2017 to 6/14/2017

Everything you need to know about being a Chairperson! This training is designed to follow the CPSE/CSE process from Referral through Reevaluation. Through a combination of lecture and activities, participants will gain an understanding of the chairperson's role as defined within law and regulation, and learn to facilitate parent participation throughout the process. A specific session on the CPSE process will also be provided. Participants must attend all 3 days.

57. Gamification in Education

Program: School Library System

Audience: Teachers, School Librarians, Administrators

Dates: 6/15/2017

Come join us to explore gaming as a tool to engage all students and support learning standards in K-12 classrooms and libraries. After an overview of gaming and resources, we dedicate time for game play. A selection of games supporting elementary to high school students and crossing over various disciplines will be the focus of our collaborative gaming experience. We reconvene to discuss take-aways, logistics of purchasing, and incorporating games. Lastly, the afternoon will include time to create your own games for your library or classroom.

58. Alternatives to Suspension

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

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/13/2017

Participants will learn effective ways to prevent challenging behavior from occurring, alternatives to suspending students from school, and how to suspend more effectively when necessary.

59. NOVELNY: Britannica School & Gale's Research in Context

Program: School Library System

Dates: 7/17/2017

New
Join us to learn about two new resources added to NOVELNY! Every teacher and student in New York State will now have access to Britannica School and Gale's Research in Context. Curriculum Specialists from each company will be here and will provide participants with a half day workshop on the access, content, and most importantly, the instructional use of the resource.

60. NYSSLS Professional Development for 7th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 7 Science Teachers Only

Dates: 7/31/2017 to 8/1/2017

This two day professional development for 7th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. 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. 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

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.

62. NYSSLS Professional Development for 8th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 8 Science Teachers Only

Dates: 8/2/2017 to 8/3/2017

This two day professional development for 8th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. 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 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: - none

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

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.

64. School Counselor Developing a Mental Health Toolkit

Program: Youth Development

Dates: 8/3/2017

New
Counselors will work collaboratively to develop a MH Toolkit that they can use in their district work with students, teachers and parents.

65. NYSSLS Professional Development for Administrators

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Building and District Leaders

Dates: 8/7/2017

This one day professional development is intended for K-12 building and district leaders who would like to learn about the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. In this session you will learn about the main instructional shifts, the timeline for implementation, current research on science learning, and how to recognize and support instructional practices aligned to the new science standards. You will be given time to work collaborative with colleagues from various districts to develop specific plans for supporting teachers in transitioning to the new science standards. You will also be given the opportunity to experience instruction aligned to the new standards. One hour lunch is on your own.

Cost:

Component: - none

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES staff - $195 per day/per teacher

66. Playing with the Anatomy of Inquiry: Exploring Toolkits, Scaffolds, and Projects

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

Dates: 8/8/2017 to 8/9/2017

Teaching with inquiry while challenging is a proven way to engage students for deeper learning. However, far too often teachers are asked to implement new instructional initiatives and left to figure out the details for how to do it. These initiatives are almost always well intentioned, but sustainable and deep instructional change takes time and lots of support. That's where we come in. In this workshop, we dissect what it means to teach with and through Inquiry by playing with and applying a series of strategies and innovative approaches for sustaining inquiry. The New York Toolkit project calls on teachers and students to do inquiry and has provided teachers with lots of great instructional resources and assessments. This workshop will introduce teachers to specific approaches for using disciplinary scaffolds to support this project and the inquiry process in general. As a bonus, we will share two inquiry-based digital humanities projects funded by the National Archives and Records Administration (Mapping the Fourth of July and Decoding the Civil War) that are designed to spark students’ interest and motivate their participation in crowdsourcing historical knowledge growth project on the Civil War. This is a two-day Inquiry Institute.

67. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation A [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation A

Dates: 8/14/2017 to 8/15/2017

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 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

The Advanced Integrated Co-Teaching workshop is open to co-teaching teams that have been implementing for at least one year. This workshop is not an introduction to co-teaching and is not designed for new teams. Participants will learn: Strategies for Ramping up Co-Teaching Models Ways to Maximize the Effectiveness of Planning Time Avenues to Address Accommodations in Grading Implementation of Tier 1 Instructional Design and the Integration of Specially Designed Instruction Dr. Friend will be building in work time for co-teaching team members, so it is imperative that both team members attend. This workshop will not be effective for single participants. Dr. Friend will conclude this event with a Q and A session. *Please note-The room does not accommodate more than 175 attendees. We can not add additional attendees beyond this number.

69. PBL 101

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Dates: 8/14/2017 to 8/17/2017

New
PBL-101 is a foundational four-day workshop inspired by the work of the Buck Institute for Education, New Tech Network, Edutopia and Expeditionary Learning. It provides attendees with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project. The workshop is a balanced blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work time, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback. As a result of this workshop, teachers will:
• The 8 Essentials of Project-Based Learning
• How to PLAN their first project
• How to incorporate ASSESSMENT into their first project
• How to MANAGE their first project NOTE: Please bring a digital device such as a laptop, IPAD, or tablet and earbuds for listening to videos.

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

70. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation B&C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation B&C

Dates: 8/16/2017 to 8/17/2017

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 B&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

71. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 8/21/2017 to 8/22/2017

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 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

72. The Responsive Classroom® Course: Summer 2017 Institute:

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Pre-K- 6 Classroom, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, Elementary Principals & Administrators

Dates: 8/22/2017 to 8/25/2017

Wait List
Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:

• Engaging academic instruction

• Better classroom management

• Positive learning communities

• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline This interactive, highly practical 28-hour course is our new and improved entry-level training. It gives classroom and special area teachers everything needed to start using core Responsive Classroom teaching practices. This course is Level 1 Learn specific ways to build classroom community and establish and sustain an optimal learning environment. You'll study the core practices of:

• Overview of the Responsive Classroom Approach

• Morning Meeting

• Interactive Modeling

• Interactive Learning Structures

• Teacher Language

• Interactive Learning Structures

• Energizers / Closing Circles / Quiet Time

• Establishing Rules with Children

• Responding to Misbehavior, Including Logical Cost: Component Districts: No Cost Non-Components $1180 per person plus $38 per person for books/materials

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by the Center for Responsive School, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom courses.

73. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 8/23/2017 to 8/24/2017

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers on Rotation 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

74. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation B&C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation B&C

Dates: 9/19/2017 to 9/20/2017

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 B&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

75. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 9/19/2017 to 9/20/2017

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers on Rotation 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

76. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 9/26/2017 to 9/27/2017

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 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

77. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation A [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation A

Dates: 9/26/2017 to 9/27/2017

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 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

78. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

Dates: 9/27/2017

New
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.

79. FALL SESSION of The Responsive Classroom Course® for Elementary Educators - (Level 1)

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

Dates: 10/2/2017 to 10/24/2017

New
The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching emphasizes academic, social, and emotional growth in a strong school community. Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:



• Engaging academic instruction



• Better classroom management



• Positive learning communities



• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline

This interactive, highly practical 27-hour course has no prerequisite and is a great starting point for all educators in a school building (Classroom Teachers, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, TAs, Building Principals and other administrators and support staff). OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom®courses.OCM Non-Components $1280 p/p plus $38 p/p for books/materials

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: In the four interactive days, you will learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to:



• Begin and end the day positively with Morning Meeting and closing circle



• Establish a calm, orderly, safe, and engaging environment for learning with a proactive approach to discipline



• Integrate energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day



• Develop teacher language that promotes respectful, kind, and positive classroom communities



• Respond to misbehavior with clear, consistent expectations and logical consequences



• Teach students how to complete academic tasks, interact with classmates, and maintain routines with Interactive Modeling



• Give students choice in what they learn and/or how they learn to promote greater Academic engagement and achievement



• Create a developmentally appropriate learning environment Establ

80. K-12 Literacy Leadership

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Administrators and Instructional Leaders

Dates: 10/2/2017 to 2/1/2018

New
Literacy Leadership offers administrators and instructional leaders turnkey training materials to implement the revised NYS ELA/Literacy standards. Participants will engage in the phases of the turnkey training as they plan for in-district implementation at each session.

Session/Phase 1: Participants will work through a/the . . .
•procedure to examine revised standards and learning progressions and plan for in-district implementation

Session/Phase 2: Participants will work through a/the . . .
•protocol to prioritize standards using relevant data/documents
•process to unwrap priority standards and generate learning targets

Session/Phase 3: Participants will work through the . . .
•process of creating useful common formative assessments aligned to the priority standards

An additional session can be scheduled in response to participants’ needs.

As a result of this workshop, administrators and teacher leaders will:

•Build capacity using specific structures such as prioritized curricula based on literacy standards

•Develop a culture of literacy and collaboration using a variety of protocols and procedures

•Acquire literacy/ELA information from SED

•Network with other school districts literacy leaders

81. K-6 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Elementary ELA/Literacy Teachers

Dates: 10/3/2017 to 3/6/2018

New
The K-6 Literacy Collaborative provides content area teachers to learn together how to use literacy-based strategies to engage students in deeper learning while developing literacy skills.

Collaborative opportunities include four full-day sessions with peers and time for online reflection and sharing of ideas/resources. We will be using the books Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom by Fisher, Frey, Hattie, and Thayre as well as Seravallo’s The Writing Strategies Book to guide learning. K-6 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

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

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation A

Dates: 10/11/2017 to 10/12/2017

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

83. 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

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

84. 7-12 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: Any content area teachers

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

New
The 7-12 Literacy Collaborative provides content area teachers to learn together how to use literacy-based strategies to engage students in deeper learning of the content.

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

85. 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

86. 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

87. 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

88. 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

89. Social Studies Leadership Network

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

Dates: 11/16/2017

New
This network of Social Studies leadership will meet to serve as a conduit for information, learning and discussion about the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework, assessments, and best practices in Social Studies classrooms. Social Studies teacher leaders and administrators will work collaboratively to expand their own knowledge and expertise, and, in turn, provide leadership to their own schools and districts.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the instructional shifts of the Social Studies Framework as well as unpacking the information in the Toolkit Inquiries. Participants will receive resources for in-district turnkey purposes and share their expertise and ideas with each other.

90. 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

91. Instructional Rounds: A Collaborative Process to Improve Instruction

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Dates: 11/30/2017

New
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

92. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

Dates: 11/30/2017

New
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.

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

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

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

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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

94. NYSSLS Professional Development for 7th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 7 Science Teachers Only

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

This two day professional development for 7th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. 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. 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

95. NYSSLS Professional Development for 8th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 8 Science Teachers Only

Dates: 12/6/2017 to 12/7/2017

This two day professional development for 8th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. 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 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: - none

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

96. 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: 12/11/2017 to 12/12/2017

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

97. Managing Your Instructional Calendar

Program: Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 12/13/2017

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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

98. 4th Grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 4th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 12/19/2017 to 12/20/2017

This professional development is for 4th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" 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

99. 4th Grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 4th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 1/10/2018

This professional development is for 4th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" 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

100. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 1/11/2018 to 1/12/2018

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 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

101. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 1/17/2018 to 1/18/2018

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 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