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1. We Have Gone 1:1...NOW WHAT!!!

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/23/2018 to 8/31/2018

Starting Soon
This course is divided into several Modules that will take you through a sampling of resources to better prepare you for the 1:1 environment. For each Module, you will read various help articles, view brief video tutorials, and participate in social learning activities. You will practice using the tools to help make the transition to a 1:1 environment more efficient and effective . This course will require a commitment of at least 8 hours to successfully complete the various learning activities. There are no face-to-face meetings--all course content will be available exclusively on Google Sites. All course interactions will take place on Google Classroom.

2. Local CTE Reporting Workshop

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Audience: Data Administrators, School Counselors, Principals, Others involved in Local CTE data processing

Dates: 7/24/2018

Starting Soon
This workshop is geared for data managers and others who are involved in preparing local CTE data for submission to NYSED. During this work session, we will simplify the local CTE reporting process with an Excel app developed by Data Warehouse personnel. The app assembles student participation in CTE courses over four years and accurately classifies each student's level of program participation. The app also generates the Program Service records to be reported to the state. Complimentary for CNYRIC component districts.

3. STAR 360 Learn and Share

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 7/25/2018

Starting Soon
This is a fantastic opportunity for districts who have been using STAR 360 and those new to STAR 360 to learn more about the product. You will learn how to use utilize STAR Custom to complete formative assessments and check-ins with students that are skill and standard specific. There will be an opportunity for districts to share what they have been doing with STAR Custom and for new districts to ask questions about best practices etc. This is a chance to learn more about getting the most out of the tools in STAR 360. Lunch will be provided.

4. World Language Conversation Group

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

Audience: World Language Educators

Dates: 7/28/2018

This is an amazing time to be a WLOTE educator in New York State!

We are experiencing a great momentum, with a wonderful focus on multilingual and multicultural opportunities in our school communities.

In response to this explosion, join the Mid-State RBERN WLOTE Council for a unique professional learning experience to enhance, strengthen and empower WLOTE educators for the upcoming school year in the areas of fluency and instructional practices.

Participants in this session will:

1. Practice language fluency in a low-risk, welcoming language environment

2. Share instructional practices and strategies to support WLOTE development

5. Quest for Learning: Bootcamp for Getting Results

Program: School Library System

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/30/2018 to 7/31/2018

It’s crucial for 21st century teachers and students to determine together what a student will learn and at what pace. This workshop will help you dive deep into questing, a customizable pedagogy tailored to a student’s interests, needs, and abilities. Learn how to use questing to engross students in emotionally gripping learning experiences, engage them with actionable goals, and promote collaboration in online and physical spaces. During this bootcamp, led by renowned author and speaker Dr. Marie Alcock, you will learn how to: ~Foster students’ 21st century skills by engaging critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and self-direction. ~Form learning partnerships with students that lead to co-teaching and co-learning. ~Explore the three main design types—(1) inquiry, (2) network, and (3) game—through which students can quest. ~Investigate the design decisions involved in identifying a quest, determining checkpoints, and helping students reflect on their quest. ~Use formative assessment templates for engaging contemporary learners.

6. HealthOffice Anywhere Nurse Training - (Ithaca)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Ithaca Nurses & Health Care professionals

Dates: 7/31/2018

Onsite training for Ithaca Nursing staff

7. Science/Math Notebooking Workshop

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 8/2/2018

This workshop will incorporate ideas from authors using science notebooking and components of japanese lesson study to show how notebooking can be incorporated as a valuable skill in elementary math and science classrooms. Notebooking allows for the multidisciplinary development of reading and thinking skills in all learners. A discussion of the needs of English language learners and how notebooks helps increase language fluency and writing proficiency will be of particular interest to many teachers. Teachers will walk away with a flexible framework that they can apply in their classrooms to engage their learners in creating math and science notebooks that will enhance student learning.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Learn the components of math and science notebooking

* Understand how math and science notebooking can increase language fluency and writing proficiency

* Be able to adapt and adopt notebooking frameworks for their own classrooms

* Develop strategies to incorporate science and math notebooks into their own instruction to increase the learning of all students

8. Digital Storytelling Using WeVideo

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/1/2018

WeVideo is an online video editor that makes online video editing fun & easy. Images, music, and video can be dragged and drop in to the storyboard. Students can make youtube videos on a book report, project, or news report. Come learn how to use this fun tool! Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10. Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103

9. Create Powerful Visuals Using StoryBoard That

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/1/2018

This tool allows for visual learners to show what they know by creating comic strips of a topic or story. StoryBoardThat is a graphic organizer and storyboard creator that reinforces english and history concepts in elementary school and beyond. Versatile materials and drag-and-drop technology make this program applicable across grade levels. Educators can also use this program to enhance understanding through visual learning. Teachers and students can use StoryBoardThat to create storyboards and graphic organizers that coincide with English, history, foreign language, and science lessons. Materials are versatile to adapt to any grade level, and educators can use it to enhance understanding through visual learning. The program provides pre-made scenes, characters, text boxes, shapes, and other images to choose from. Students are able to drag and drop these items into their chosen layout. Scenes are organized into locational and thematic categories (e.g. school). Characters are organized similarly and can be customized with hair color, eye color, and other edits. Text boxes allow the student to give voice to their characters. Shapes and additional images add props to the story. Once finished, storyboards can be saved as PDFs, storyboard cells, or PowerPoint presentations. If you come to the session you can get a free 30 day trial to try this tool with your students! Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103 Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10.

10. Archive Your Old Google Classroom and Get Ready for September

Program: Instructional Technology

Dates: 8/2/2018

It is important to archive your old Google Classrooms and start September fresh with new Google Classrooms. In this workshop we will go over the basics of google classroom, sharing and turning in assignments digitally and have a paperless classroom! Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10. Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103

11. Infographics Using Google Drawings and PiktoChart

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/2/2018

Infographics are a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to represent information or data. Students can create infographics to represent their knowledge on a certain topic. Students can either use Google Drawings or PiktoChart to create graphics that display their understanding. We also will look at examples of student work and identify the components of a good infographic. Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10. Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103

12. NYSSLS Professional Development for Middle School Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Middle School Teachers

Dates: 8/6/2018 to 8/7/2018

New
This two day professional development for Middle School Science teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards that took 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 goal of the session is to support you in developing a full phenomena driven unit aligned to the new standards through the Content storyline develop approach. Time will be spent working in small groups to begin writing a unit storyline and specific lessons. 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

13. CSE and CPSE Chairpersons Training for New Chairpersons (4 Day Vetted Training) – Regional Offering @ OCM BOCES

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

Audience: CSE Chairpersons (Acting in the role), Directors of Special Education

Dates: 8/6/2018 to 8/9/2018

Everything you need to know about being a Chairperson! This training is designed to follow the 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. Training Modules Include: 1.) Regulatory Foundations 2.) Referral 3.) Evaluations 4.) Eligibility Determinations 5.) IEP Development 6.) IEP Implementation 7.) Annual Review 8.) Reevaluation 9.) Preschool 10.) Effective Meetings *Participants must attend all 4 days* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: (Delete the Ones NOT Applicable) * 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.

14. Carolina Services Online Training (Science Support)

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Library Media Specialists & Science Leaders

Dates: 8/6/2018

New
Library Media Specialists and Science Leaders are invited to join us for this 1/2 day session around the newest web platform from Carolina Services Online. K-6 teachers who are using the OCM Science Center curriculum materials from the Smithsonian and Carolina Biological will be using this platform to access all of their digital resources. These resources include the teacher guide, student readers, student activity guides, blackline masters and more. Our goal is that Library Media Specialists and Science Leaders can help support teachers as they begin navigating through these resources in the field.

15. Situational Awareness and Emergency Management Training for Front Office Staff and School Receptionists

Program: Health and Safety

Audience: Main Office Secretaries, Office Support Staff, Receptionists, Greeters

Dates: 8/7/2018

Overview of Training If a threat or emergency occurs at school it is essential that key school personnel are capable of recognizing the hazard and responding appropriately. This is especially true for school employees that work at reception desks at schools. Safety at school starts with situational awareness and practical emergency response procedures. This training is designed to provide school receptionists and front desk personnel with an overview of emergency management communications. Participants will learn how to quickly identify dangerous activities and communicate during situations effectively. They will understand how the five functional annexes of: Hold-in-Place, Shelter, Evacuate, Lock-Out, and Lockdown should be applied during various emergencies. They will be taught how to recognize suspicious activity, screen visitors, and manage access points into the building. They will learn how to coordinate school-wide safety initiatives and collaborate with key stakeholders in order to maintain safer and more secure learning environments. COURSE REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE BILLED TO THE DISTRICT THROUGH THE BUSINESS OFFICE AND IS ELIGIBLE FOR BOCES AID.

16. 5th Grade - How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need? Rotation A+D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th grade teachers on Rotation A+D

Dates: 8/8/2018 to 8/9/2018

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 A+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 understand 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

17. HealthOffice Anywhere Nurse Training - (Ithaca)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Ithaca Nurses & Health Care professionals

Dates: 8/8/2018

Onsite training for Ithaca Nursing staff
This class will introduce participants to the concept of how trauma affects individuals biologically and behaviorally. Participants will examine how the effects of trauma can be mitigated through the development of protective factors, trauma-informed services and trauma-specific treatment, as well as the essential elements of a trauma-informed system of care and how that can be applied to the policies and practices that shape service delivery. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

19. WOW! Books for Elementary

Program: School Library System

Audience: Elementary School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 8/9/2018

As educators we know the importance of a good story to start off a great lesson, but we don’t always have time to read every new book that is published (there are thousands of new books published each year!) Please join us for an afternoon of inspiration for your 2018-2019 lessons based on fabulous picture books. Elementary Librarians Deb Abbott and Kelly Chambala will share picture books that are sure to inspire students and teachers alike, but will also have the ever-important connection with teaching standards, domains, and curricula used in our BOCES schools. Abbott and Chambala love to read and especially love sharing the great stories that every child and teacher should know!

20. Level 1 Google Certified Educator

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/14/2018 to 8/21/2018

Wait List
This boot camp will be held over the course of four ½ day sessions in August. We will blend online learning, whole group instruction, small group instruction, collaboration, and independent work that will be tailored to each participant. The camp not only helps to prepare you for the Level 1 Certification test but will support your technology use in the classroom as you work up the SAMR ladder. The last day of the camp participants will be able to take the Level 1 certification, each participant will need to pay $10 for the exam through Google. The online portion will begin July 31 and then meet face to face the other dates.

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

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

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

Dates: 8/14/2018 to 8/17/2018

Wait List
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: 1. Engaging academic instruction 2. Better classroom management 3. Positive learning communities 4. 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.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: In the four interactive days, you will learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to: 1. Begin and end the day positively with Morning Meeting and closing circle 2. Establish a calm, orderly, safe, and engaging environment for learning with a proactive approach to discipline 3. Integrate energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day 4. Develop teacher language that promotes respectful, kind, and positive classroom communities 5. Respond to misbehavior with clear, consistent expectations and logical consequences 6. Teach students how to complete academic tasks, interact with classmates, and maintain routines with Interactive Modeling 7. Give students choice in what they learn and/or how they learn to promote greater Academic engagement and achievement 8. Create a developmentally appropriate learning environment 9. Establish rules with your students and provide positive structures to support success.

Non-components: $1,280 p/p plus $48 for books/materials

22. HealthOffice Anywhere Nurse Training - (Ithaca)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Ithaca Nurses & Health Care professionals

Dates: 8/14/2018

Onsite training for Ithaca Nursing staff

23. Using Google Sites for Digital Portfolios

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/14/2018

Many students are creating Google Sites for Digital Portfolios to showcase their digital work. It is a great way for students to be able to have one spot to post their work to and share it with just their teacher, certain people, all of your Domain or even the World. Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103 Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10.

24. Archive Your Old Google Classroom and Get Ready for September

Program: Instructional Technology

Dates: 8/14/2018

It is important to archive your old Google Classrooms and start September fresh with new Google Classrooms. In this workshop we will go over the basics of google classroom, sharing and turning in assignments digitally and have a paperless classroom! Note: Since this is hosted by Cortland ECSD through NYS Model Schools there are limited seats available for teachers outside the Cortland district. If the maximum enrolment is reached (10) there will be preference given to Cortland teachers 8, and 2 from outside the district. If there are not 8 Cortland teachers interested more than 2 seats will be available to teachers outside of the district up to the maximum enrolment of 10. Location: Cortland JSHS Room 103

25. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Rotation C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers in Rotation C

Dates: 8/15/2018 to 8/16/2018

This professional development is for 3rd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?". 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

26. AIMSweb Plus Basic Screening Training

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 8/15/2018

This one day training will prepare districts for fall screening in AIMSweb Plus. The day will focus on basic site navigation, access to resources, administration of the one-on-one measures (Tests of Early Literacy/Numeracy and the oral reading), and management of the online assessments for grades 2-8. Anyone who will support screening for K-1 should plan to attend the full day. Those only involved in screening at grades 2-8 will only need to attend for the morning. Morning Focus 8:30-11:15 (approx.): Basic site navigation (all grades), administration of the Oral Reading Fluency Measure (grades 1-8), and management of the online assessment (grades 2-8). Afternoon Focus 11:30-3:30: Administration of the Tests of Early Literacy and Numeracy (grades K-1).

27. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation B+C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation B+C

Dates: 8/16/2018 to 8/17/2018

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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

28. HealthOffice Anywhere Nurse Training - (Ithaca)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Ithaca Nurses & Health Care professionals

Dates: 8/16/2018

Onsite training for Ithaca Nursing staff

29. New Librarian Orientation

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 8/20/2018

Whether you are a brand new librarian or just new to the OCM BOCES School Librarian System, this orientation is designed to introduce you to all of the services and resources available to you. We will also spend time reviewing your automation system to ensure you are up and running when school begins in the fall.

30. New Union Catalog Training: OPALS

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Library Support Staff Members

Dates: 8/20/2018

Spend the afternoon learning how to use the new Union Catalog to ensure you are ready for business when school opens!
The goal of the Community Resiliency Model is to help to create "trauma-informed" and "resiliency-informed" communities that share a common understanding of the impact of trauma and chronic stress on the nervous system and how resiliency can be restored or increased using a skills-based approach. Learn the six wellness skills that can be taught and practiced by all members of the school community, from kindergartners through adults. Participants in this two day training will learn CRM skills, practice them and develop a plan to incorporate them into their school practice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must attend both parts 1 & 2 to receive your certificate. A $56 materials fee will be accessed for each participant after the training.

32. 4th grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 4 teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 8/21/2018 to 8/22/2018

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 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

33. Kindergarten "Exploring Plants and Animals" - Rotation C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 8/21/2018 to 8/22/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring Plants and Animals”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

34. HealthOffice Anywhere Nurse Training - (Ithaca)

Program: Student Services

Audience: Ithaca Nurses & Health Care professionals

Dates: 8/21/2018

Onsite training for Ithaca Nursing staff

35. 2018 Media Symposium

Program: School Library System

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/22/2018

Come learn from the experts! We have invited all of our Media Providers to send a curriculum specialist to come and highlight the best instructional strategies for using the resources that you have access to in the classroom! Administrators, school librarians, teachers, and instructional coaches are invited to participate in this professional learning opportunity that allows small groups to rotate through 45-minute sessions with each of the participating vendors. Remember this in not a sales pitch as you already have access to these products! The purpose is to learn how to use the resources to their highest potential to positively impact student learning. As with any types of media, streaming resources should be linked to learning objectives and where appropriate, require the learner to interact with the content in a meaningful way through reflection, discussion, critique or synthesis. Join the instruction specialists from our educational partners to learn how to effectively embed their media resources into your classroom instruction to positive impact student learning and engagement. The following providers will be in attendance: Discovery Education, InfoBase (Learn 360 and VOD), Carolina Companies (TigTag and Twig), Discovery Education, NBC Learn, Soundzabound, Movie Licensing USA, and Kajeet. Lunch will be provided.
The goal of the Community Resiliency Model is to help to create "trauma-informed" and "resiliency-informed" communities that share a common understanding of the impact of trauma and chronic stress on the nervous system and how resiliency can be restored or increased using a skills-based approach. Learn the six wellness skills that can be taught and practiced by all members of the school community, from kindergartners through adults. Participants in this two day training will learn CRM skills, practice them and develop a plan to incorporate them into their school practice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must attend both parts 1 & 2 to receive your certificate. A $56 materials fee will be accessed for each participant after the training.

37. AIMSweb Plus Basic Screening Training

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 8/22/2018

This one day training will prepare districts for fall screening in AIMSweb Plus. The day will focus on basic site navigation, access to resources, administration of the one-on-one measures (Tests of Early Literacy/Numeracy and the oral reading), and management of the online assessments for grades 2-8. Anyone who will support screening for K-1 should plan to attend the full day. Those only involved in screening at grades 2-8 will only need to attend for the morning. Morning Focus 8:30-11:15 (approx.): Basic site navigation (all grades), administration of the Oral Reading Fluency Measure (grades 1-8), and management of the online assessment (grades 2-8). Afternoon Focus 11:30-3:30: Administration of the Tests of Early Literacy and Numeracy (grades K-1).

38. NYSSLS Continuing Professional Development for Middle School Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Middle School Teachers

Dates: 8/23/2018 to 8/24/2018

New
This two day professional development for middle school science teachers will provide an opportunity for teacher who have already attended NYSSLS PD and initiated the development and implementation of phenomena drive unit designed using the Next Generation Storyline Approach. This PD assumes participants have a strong foundational knowledge of the NYSSLS and have some background in the Storyline approach. During these two days participants will deep their understanding of the the NYSSLS and the Storyline approach to planning coherent units. Additionally, participants will get the opportunity to share experiences teaching a new NYSSLS unit and collaboratively develop units. The identification and exploration of instructional practices to support student sensemaking during a phenomena drive unit will also be embedded throughout the two days.

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

39. NEW DAC Training - Dignity Act CoSer Schools ONLY

Program: Dignity Act

Dates: 8/27/2018

New Dignity Act Coordinators are encouraged to attend this training focused on the legal responsibilities of the Dignity Act from OCM BOCES Human Resources Director/School Attorney Joseph Bufano. Trainings that support the Dignity Act and Mental Health requirements will be explained, and opportunities for future professional development will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Returning Dignity Act Coordinators are encouraged to attend this training on updates about the Dignity Act from OCM BOCES Human Resources Director/School Attorney Joseph Bufano. Trainings that support the Dignity Act and Mental Health requirements will be explained, and opportunities for future professional development will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

41. Grade 6 "Matter and Its Interactions" - Rotation D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 8/28/2018 to 8/29/2018

This professional development is for Grade 6 teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Matter and Its Interactions”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

42. AIMSweb Plus Basic Screening Training

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 9/10/2018

This one day training will prepare districts for fall screening in AIMSweb Plus. The day will focus on basic site navigation, access to resources, administration of the one-on-one measures (Tests of Early Literacy/Numeracy and the oral reading), and management of the online assessments for grades 2-8. Anyone who will support screening for K-1 should plan to attend the full day. Those only involved in screening at grades 2-8 will only need to attend for the morning. Morning Focus 8:30-11:15 (approx.): Basic site navigation (all grades), administration of the Oral Reading Fluency Measure (grades 1-8), and management of the online assessment (grades 2-8). Afternoon Focus 11:30-3:30: Administration of the Tests of Early Literacy and Numeracy (grades K-1).

43. Title First Grade Science Collaborative Rotation D

Program: Science Center

Audience: First Grade teachers who have previously taught the SSEC Unit: How Can We Send A Message Using Sound.

Dates: 9/17/2018

Build a collaborative network of teachers who are grappling with the same science curriculum: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound. The goal is to support teachers in analyzing evidence of student work to reflect on instructional practices and associated shifts related to New York State Science Learning Standards.

Teachers will: Day 1: *Explore the new Carolina Services Online web platform to help support their Smithsonian Digital Resources along with any updates from BOCES. *Reflect on year 1: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound? *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 2. *Identify pieces of student evidence to collect for Day 2

Day 2: *Reflect on year 2: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound? *Analyze student evidence collected to make claims about effective instruction and student learning. *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 3. *Organize and publish their findings for our region.

The first grade collaboratives will meet 2 days per assigned rotation. This collaborative is designed so that teachers attend BOTH days.

Please bring a laptop.

44. Second Grade Science Collaborative Rotation D

Program: Science Center

Audience: Second Grade teachers who have previously taught the SSEC Unit: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?

Dates: 9/17/2018

Build a collaborative network of teachers who are grappling with the same science curriculum: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? The goal is to support teachers in analyzing evidence of student work to reflect on instructional practices and associated shifts related to New York State Science Learning Standards.

Teachers will: Day 1: *Explore the new Carolina Services Online web platform to help support their Smithsonian Digital Resources along with any updates from BOCES. *Reflect on year 1: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 2. *Identify pieces of student evidence to collect for Day 2

Day 2: *Reflect on year 2: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? *Analyze student evidence collected to make claims about effective instruction and student learning. *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 3. *Organize and publish their findings for our region.

The second grade collaboratives will meet 2 days per assigned rotation. This collaborative is designed so that teachers attend BOTH days.

Please bring a laptop.

45. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation B+C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation B+C

Dates: 9/18/2018 to 9/19/2018

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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

46. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation Mod A+D, A (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten Teachers on Rotation Mod A+D, A

Dates: 9/18/2018 to 9/19/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather”. This is only open to teachers on Rotation Mod A+D, 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

47. Lead Evaluator Training - First Year Training 2018-2019

Program: Leadership

Audience: Educators who are responsible for evaluating teachers under APPR

Dates: 9/18/2018 to 10/29/2018

This training is for administrators who have not been previously trained. The training will include all of the state-prescribed components and is appropriate for independent evaluators, as well. The goal is to provide training that emphasizes growth producing feedback. Whenever possible, resources for the training will be archived on-line on a special page at http://leadership.ocmboces.org. In addition to all course materials, participants will receive a copy of Kim Marshall's Rethinking Teacher Supervision and Evaluation.

All sessions required. There is no charge for OCM BOCES components.

48. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Rotation C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers in Rotation C

Dates: 9/20/2018 to 9/21/2018

This professional development is for 3rd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?". 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

49. 5th Grade "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" - Rotation A+D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th Grade teacher in Rotation A+D

Dates: 9/24/2018 to 9/25/2018

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 A+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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

50. 6-8 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: 6-8 Teachers of Mathematics

Dates: 9/25/2018

Prior to each 6-8 Math Collaborative meeting this year a curricular topic will be selected to focus on. We will take a deep look at the standards from previous grade levels that lead into this topic as well as standards in subsequent grade levels that students should be ready to explore. We will explore and experience activities and lesson ideas to bring back to our schools that we can share with our students as we teach these topics. During each meeting we will collaboratively discuss how the teaching of the previous meeting’s idea went as we put them into practice in our own schools.

"The expectation is that you will attend all three collaboratives in order to maximize the experience for all."

9/25/2018

2/6/2019

5/15/2019

51. Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2 Orange, Green & Blue Systems 2018-2019 (Training + Blue Kit 3rd edition purchase) COST = $4560.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: K-2 teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 10/17/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Systems for Primary School students are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates:9/25/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/17/2018

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

52. Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2 Orange, Green & Blue Systems 2018-2019 (Training + Green Kit 3rd edition purchase) COST = $4652.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: K-2 teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 10/17/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Systems for Primary School students are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates:9/25/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/17/2018

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

53. Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2 Orange, Green & Blue Systems 2018-2019 (Training + Orange Kit 3rd edition purchase) COST = $4136.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: K-2 teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 10/17/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Systems for Primary School students are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates:9/25/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/17/2018

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

54. Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2 Orange, Green & Blue Systems 2018-2019 (Training + Orange, Green and Blue Kits 3rd edition purchase) COST = $14,584.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: K-2 teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 10/17/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Systems for Primary School students are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates:9/25/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/17/2018

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

55. Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2 Orange, Green & Blue Systems 2018-2019 (Training Only) COST =$1236.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: K-2 teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 10/17/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Systems for Primary School students are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

* Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates:9/25/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/17/2018

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

56. Mentors Across Borders

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/25/2018

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.

57. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Communication Coordinator Designee, SLS Members

Dates: 9/25/2018

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.
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 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

59. Kindergarten "Exploring Plants and Animals" - Rotation C (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 9/26/2018 to 9/27/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring Plants and Animals”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

60. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation D, A (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation D, A

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

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 D, 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

61. Instructional Coaches Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Instructional coaches , teacher leaders K-12

Dates: 10/1/2018

This is first of three sessions for instructional coaches to come together to learn, reflect , collaborate and plan within a supportive community. This year the focus will be a deeper dive into the coaching cycle as a way to have meaningful impact on teaching and learning. Resource provided will be The Impact Cycle: What Instructional Coaches Should Do to Foster Powerful Improvements in Teaching by Jim Knight.

As a result of this workshop,coaches will: -Continue to develop understanding of coaching cycle -Refine skills in assessing reality and goal setting -Expand skills in language, data collection, or other focus area of interest -Hone skills in leading instructional improvement

The three sessions are:

October 1, 2018

January 14, 2019

April 29, 2019

62. 6th Grade "Matter and Its Interactions - Rotation D (2 consecutive days

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/3/2018

This professional development is for 6th Grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Matter and Its Interactions”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

63. Leveled Literacy Intervention Intermediate Training Red, Gold & Purple Systems Grades 3-5 2018-2019 (Training + Gold kit purchase) COST =$6520.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 3-5

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Intermediate systems are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

64. Leveled Literacy Intervention Intermediate Training Red, Gold & Purple Systems Grades 3-5 2018-2019 (Training + purple kit purchase) COST =$6520.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 3-5

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Intermediate systems are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

65. Leveled Literacy Intervention Intermediate Training Red, Gold & Purple Systems Grades 3-5 2018-2019 (Training + Red kit purchase) COST =$6520.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 3-5

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Intermediate systems are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

66. Leveled Literacy Intervention Intermediate Training Red, Gold & Purple Systems Grades 3-5 2018-2019 (Training Only) COST =$1236.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 3-5

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Intermediate systems are systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. These Systems are designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

67. Leveled Literacy Intervention Middle/High School Training Teal System Grades 6-12 2018-2019 (Training + teal kit purchase) COST =$6520.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 6-12

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Middle/High School system is systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. This System is designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

68. Leveled Literacy Intervention Middle/High School Training Teal System Grades 6-12 2018-2019 (Training only) COST =$1236.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 6-12

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 10/23/2018

This is an initial course for Teachers beginning to use the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems. The LLI Middle/High School system is systematic small-group supplementary interventions used to bring struggling readers and writers to grade-level competency through intensive, supportive lessons and engaging leveled books. This System is designed for students who are reading below grade level. It is a supplementary intervention program that supports RTI (Tier 2 & 3) through focused small group instruction in reading and writing. LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: * Be able to successfully implement the Fountas & Pinnell LLI Intervention

Lunch is on your own for 1 hour

Dates: 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/23/2018

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

69. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation D, A (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st Grade teachers on Rotation D, A

Dates: 10/3/2018 to 10/4/2018

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, 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

70. PK-5 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 10/4/2018

Prior to each PK-5 Math Collaborative meeting this year a curricular topic will be selected to focus on. We will take a deep look at the standards from previous grade levels that lead into this topic as well as standards in subsequent grade levels that students should be ready to explore. We will explore and experience activities and lesson ideas to bring back to our schools that we can share with our students as we teach these topics. During each meeting we will collaboratively discuss how the teaching of the previous meeting’s idea went as we put them into practice in our own schools.

"The expectation is that you will attend all three collaboratives in order to maximize the experience for all."

10/4/2018

2/13/2019

5/8/2019

71. 2018 Greater CNY School Library Systems Annual Fall Conference

Program: School Library System

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 10/9/2018

The keynote speaker for this event is Adam Welcome, national spokesperson for the "Kids Deserve It!" movement. Jennifer Casa-Todd will be a featured speaker and you will have the opportunity to choose from several workshops throughout the day focusing on innovation, creation, literacy, and technology.

72. Arts Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: District, building and teacher leaders in Arts

Dates: 10/9/2018

New
This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in Arts. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Arts 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 NYS Arts Standards. 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 Arts education and position the region to successfully implement the new Arts 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.

Dates:10/9/18, 11/15/19,1/7/19

73. 9-12 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 10/9/2018

Prior to each 9-12 Math Collaborative meeting this year a curricular topic will be selected to focus on. We will take a deep look at the standards from previous grade levels that lead into this topic as well as standards in subsequent grade levels that students should be ready to explore. We will explore and experience activities and lesson ideas to bring back to our schools that we can share with our students as we teach these topics. During each meeting we will collaboratively discuss how the teaching of the previous meeting’s idea went as we put them into practice in our own schools.

"The expectation is that you will attend all three collaboratives in order to maximize the experience for all."

10/9/2018

12/12/2018

4/25/2019

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

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

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

Dates: 10/11/2018 to 10/26/2018

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.

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 Establish rules with your students and provide positive structures to support success.

OCM Non-Components $1280 p/p plus $38 p/p for books/materials

75. Principal Leadership Academy

Program: Leadership

Dates: 10/16/2018

Want to be the best version of your leadership self? Don't miss the Principal Leadership Academy!

76. Math Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: District Math Leaders

Dates: 10/17/2018

This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in math. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Math 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 Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards. 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 mathematics education and to support continuous improvement in mathematics 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.

Dates: 10/17/18, 1/9/19, 5/21/19

77. Principal Evaluator Training - Continuing Education 2018-2019

Program: Leadership

Audience: Principal Supervisors

Dates: 10/17/2018

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.

78. K-6 Literacy Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 10/18/2018

The K-6 Literacy Collaborative provides elementary educators the opportunity to learn together in a collaborative setting to promote deeper knowledge of instructional strategies, practices, and ideas to strengthen student learning. Topics will be focused on developing advanced literacy skills students need for success.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

-explore advanced literacies

-examine the instructional practices that promote advanced literacies

-design literacy-based learning experiences to foster student engagement and deeper learning

-share learning and resources with peers

The expectation is that participants will attend all three collaborative sessions in order to maximize the experience for all.

10/18/18, 1/17/19, 3/21/19

79. Mental Health & Wellness Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Teacher leaders, Special Education staff, school counselors, administrators

Dates: 10/22/2018

This group serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the Mental Health Education. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date 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 Mental Health and Wellness instruction and support. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Leadership meetings that includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school) , school counselors, special education staff, as well as building and district leaders.

The expectation for participating in this group is:

1. Attend all three meetings during the year.

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

3. Work with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district

4. Share learning from in-district implementation with other school districts

5. Designate or gain 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.

Dates: 10/22/18, 12/04/18, 4/24/19

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

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 10/22/2018

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.

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

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 10/22/2018

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.

82. Literacy Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 Teacher Leaders, Department Chairpersons, and Administrators responsible for ELA/Literacy curriculum

Dates: 10/24/2018

Literacy Leadership serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the transition to the NYS Next Generation ELA/Literacy Standards. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Literacy Leadership meetings, which includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school teachers), as well as, building and district leaders. Designated literacy leaders will lead in-district implementation of the standards using turnkey training materials from NYS Staff and Curriculum Development Network. Literacy Leadership facilitators will model the turnkey training and assist each district in planning for implementation.

The expectation of participating in this group is:

1. Attend all three meetings during the year

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

3. Work with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district

4. Share learning from in-district implementation with other school districts

5. Designate or gain 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.

Dates: 10/24/18, 2/26/19, 5/7/19

83. Kindergarten "Exploring Plants and Animals" - Rotation D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 10/25/2018 to 10/26/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring Plants and Animals”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

84. On-line Book Study: Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst - Session 1

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Teachers K-12

Dates: 10/30/2018 to 11/20/2018

Wait List
Welcome to the ON-LINE: Book study- Disrupting Thinking

The text- Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst is an engaging and thought provoking text. The authors question and examine ways to connect text and student thinking. As a result of reading and participating, teachers will have the opportunity to examine their practices and apply a model of instruction. In the authors’ words: “ We put the words on the page, you bring them to life. And so, together we turn the page” ( page 11).

The text will be sent through inner school mail. The reading and responses will be chunked into four sessions. Expected response dates are: Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Nov. 20. Within these dates, the work is self-paced.

Participants need to please register by October 9, 2018.

This session will be repeated in January 2019.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: As a result of this workshop, teachers will: -Read the core text: Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst -Reflect and respond regarding their instructional practices and learning from the reading -Incorporate and share new practices Non-component district participants: Daily rate ($220) plus materials.

85. Science Leadership Network Meeting

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: District, building and teacher leaders in Science

Dates: 10/30/2018

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.

Dates:10/30/18, 2/12/19, 4/30/19

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

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 10/30/2018

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.

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

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 10/30/2018

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.

88. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Rotation A, B (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers on Rotation A, B

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

This professional development is for 3rd Grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?”. This is only open to teachers on Rotation A, 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

89. Leveled Literacy Intervention On-Going Meetings 2018-2019 COST =$391.00

Program: Literacy Programs

Audience: Teachers & Literacy Specialists/ Coaches – grades 6-12

Dates: 11/2/2018 to 5/3/2019

Pre-requisite: Initial Leveled Literacy Intervention training

This on-going professional development will be 4 meetings over the course of the year. These meetings will facilitate discussions around the Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems as well as provide new learning that will support the Leveled Literacy Intervention.

Dates: 11/2/2818, 1/11/2019, 3/1/2019, 5/3/2019

Please Note: These meetings are not Leveled Literacy Intervention Training

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

90. 6th Grade "Matter and Its Interactions" - Rotation B (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 11/6/2018 to 11/7/2018

This professional development is for 6th Grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Matter and Its Interactions”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

91. Using Productive Discourse in the Mathematics Classroom

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 11/6/2018

With the adoption of the revised learning standards for mathematics, there is a push for students of all grade levels to be able to engage in meaning-building dialogues in order to construct deeper understanding. Furthermore, appropriate use of classroom discourse allows for equity and access for all students. In this workshop we will use research-based strategies developed by Kazemi & Hintz (2014), Parrish (2010), Stein & Smith (2011) and others, to discover ways to incorporate student discourse into the K-12 mathematics classrooms. This workshop will initiate an instructional shift in which classroom discourse will become a strategy to be utilized across lessons.

92. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

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

Dates: 11/7/2018

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. Participants will also receive resources and support for continuing development of instructional units and lessons.

93. Kindergarten "Exploring Plants and Animals" - Rotation D (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers in Rotation D

Dates: 11/13/2018 to 11/14/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring Plants and Animals”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

94. Mentors Across Borders

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 11/13/2018

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.

95. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Communication Coordinator Designee, SLS Members

Dates: 11/13/2018

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.

96. 4th Grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation A, B (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 4th Grade teachers on Rotation B, A

Dates: 11/14/2018 to 11/15/2018

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 A, 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

97. Arts Leadership

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: District, building and teacher leaders in Arts

Dates: 11/15/2018

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This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in Arts. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Arts 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 NYS Arts Standards. 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 Arts education and position the region to successfully implement the new Arts 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.

Dates:10/9/18, 11/15/19,1/7/19

98. First Grade Science Collaborative Rotation D

Program: Science Center

Audience: First Grade teachers who have previously taught the SSEC Unit: How Can We Send A Message Using Sound.

Dates: 11/15/2018

Build a collaborative network of teachers who are grappling with the same science curriculum: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound. The goal is to support teachers in analyzing evidence of student work to reflect on instructional practices and associated shifts related to New York State Science Learning Standards.

Teachers will: Day 1: *Explore the new Carolina Services Online web platform to help support their Smithsonian Digital Resources along with any updates from BOCES. *Reflect on year 1: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound? *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 2. *Identify pieces of student evidence to collect for Day 2

Day 2: *Reflect on year 2: How Can We Send a Message Using Sound? *Analyze student evidence collected to make claims about effective instruction and student learning. *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 3. *Organize and publish their findings for our region.

The first grade collaboratives will meet 2 days per assigned rotation. This collaborative is designed so that teachers attend BOTH days.

Please bring a laptop.

99. Second Grade Science Collaborative Rotation D

Program: Science Center

Audience: Second Grade teachers who have previously taught the SSEC Unit: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?

Dates: 11/15/2018

Build a collaborative network of teachers who are grappling with the same science curriculum: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? The goal is to support teachers in analyzing evidence of student work to reflect on instructional practices and associated shifts related to New York State Science Learning Standards.

Teachers will: Day 1: *Explore the new Carolina Services Online web platform to help support their Smithsonian Digital Resources along with any updates from BOCES. *Reflect on year 1: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 2. *Identify pieces of student evidence to collect for Day 2

Day 2: *Reflect on year 2: How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away? *Analyze student evidence collected to make claims about effective instruction and student learning. *Identify successes, challenges, and next steps for year 3. *Organize and publish their findings for our region.

The second grade collaboratives will meet 2 days per assigned rotation. This collaborative is designed so that teachers attend BOTH days.

Please bring a laptop.

100. Social Studies Leadership Network

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 Teacher Leaders, Department Chairpersons, Administrators responsible for Social Studies curriculum

Dates: 11/27/2018

This group is designed 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 implementation of the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework, the NYS Resource Toolkit and the new Regents Assessments. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date 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 the successful implementation of the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework.

The expectation of participating in this group is:

1. Attending all three meetings during the year. Our focus of study for the year will build on our previous work including developing historical thinking skills through analysis of primary sources and best practices for supporting students in reading, writing and discussion of historical content.

2. Come 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.

Dates: 11/27/18, 2/5/2019, 5/14/19

101. 5th Grade "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" - Rotation B (2 consecutive days)

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th Grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 11/28/2018 to 11/29/2018

This professional development is for 5th Grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Energy to Freshwater to Those in Need?”. 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 understand 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 lunch hour on your own.

Cost: Component - No cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher