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1. IV. Implementing Blended Instruction

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: UPK-12 Teachers and Leaders

Dates: 8/5/2020

Starting Soon
The fourth session in the blended learning series will focus on curriculum. How might we approach curriculum differently in a blended environment to meet all students' instructional needs?

2. IV. Implementing Blended Instruction

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: UPK-12 Teachers and Leaders

Dates: 8/5/2020

Starting Soon
The fourth session in the blended learning series will focus on curriculum. How might we approach curriculum differently in a blended environment to meet all students' instructional needs?

3. Lead Evaluator Training Refresher

Program: Leadership

Audience: Lead Evaluators

Dates: 8/12/2020

As a result of this one-day, rubric independent refresher, participants will understand the purpose behind comprehensive evaluation systems; understand how quality evidence supports educator growth; and collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistency in the work. We will review the purpose of the evaluation process with a focus on teacher professional growth.

4. V. Personalized Learning in a Blended Classroom

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: PreK-12 Teachers and Leaders

Dates: 8/12/2020

Personalized learning is a natural fit for blended learning and embeds relationship building into instruction. This fifth installment in our blended learning series explains the importance of personalization and shares some great tools and strategies that all teachers can use to make learning more personalized and student centered.

5. Initial Lead Evaluator Training

Program: Leadership

Audience: Lead Evaluators

Dates: 8/13/2020 to 10/13/2020

As a result of this two-day, rubric independent training, participants will understand the purpose behind comprehensive evaluation systems; understand how quality evidence supports educator growth; and collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistency in the work. We will review the purpose of the evaluation process with a focus on teacher professional growth.

6. Buzz for Beginners

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Dates: 8/17/2020 to 8/21/2020

Closed
Buzz for Beginners-create digital content on Buzz, including assignments, assessments, activities (aka homework) discussions, and integrate Google Drive tools (docs, sheets, slides),

7. Google Classroom & Google Suite

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Dates: 8/17/2020 to 8/19/2020

Google Classroom

8. Flipping Your Classroom

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: 7-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/18/2020

This program is open to teachers and content in grades 7-12. Participants will learn what the Flipped Classroom is and best practices in creating their own Flipped Classroom. Everyone will have the opportunity to work with a variety of resources to find what works best for their teaching style and students. Participants will leave with examples and templates to create their lessons to begin flipping their own classrooms.

9. Next Generation Math Standards - An Overview

Program: Math

Audience: Any staff responsible for teacher or supporting math standards

Dates: 8/19/2020

This virtual workshop is designed for staff who either missed the in-depth, in-person sessions, or would like a refresher of what is available to support work with the new math standards. Nan will overview the standards document, crosswalks, snapshots, updated timeline, and resources that others have been creating to help identify and support essential/priority standards. Participants will receive a link to a folder of the resources.

10. VI. Assessment, Feedback and Grading in a Blended Learning Environment

Program: Instructional Strategies

Dates: 8/19/2020

Feedback, when used properly, is one of the most powerful strategies we can use to drive student learning and engagement. Our last blended learning session will share best practices for constructive feedback and meaningful assessment of student work.

11. Mindset Math - Virtual Style!

Program: Math

Audience: Math Teachers K-9

Dates: 8/19/2020

New
This online synchronous (live) workshop will introduce participants to the basic ideas of Mindset Math (this will be repeat information for anyone who has attended the in-person Meaningful Math sessions) and the types of tasks and messaging that are utilized. Because this session will be held via Zoom, participants will experience how they can alter the typically-used tasks to be accessible in a remote setting. Jamboard, Zoom breakout rooms, online math manipulatives, and other "hacks" will be illustrated, with examples from primary through high school. The session will be scheduled for 3.5 hours in length, but will include a 30 minute break after the first 1.5 hours.

12. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: Anyone looking to fulfill teacher certification requirements

Dates: 8/20/2020

Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that everyone applying for teaching certification have 6 hours of coursework or training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. DCMO BOCES is an approved provider of this training. Note: Any participant who is not an employee of DCMO BOCES or a DCMO Regional Component School will be charged $75 (will be billed either through a cross contract or invoiced separately).

13. Buzz Training Advanced

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Dates: 8/24/2020 to 8/26/2020

Buzz Training for advanced user. This course is for user with at least a year of ongoing Buzz use.

14. Google Classroom & Google Suite

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Dates: 8/24/2020 to 8/26/2020

Google Classroom & Google Suite

15. Social Studies Teacher Round Table and Resource Smackdown

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: 7-12 Social Studies Teachers and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/25/2020

This will be a show, tell, and share session for Middle and High School social studies teachers, and the Special Education teachers who support them. Participants will share social studies resources (tech and non tech) and best practices they use in their classroom and remotely to create a shared resource guide. Participants will also work in cooperative groups to review the Framework and create an accessible database of primary sources, questions, and activities practice. Participants should bring a copy of the Social Studies Framework.

16. Mindset Math - Virtual Style!

Program: Math

Audience: Math Teachers K-9

Dates: 8/26/2020

New
This online synchronous (live) workshop will introduce participants to the basic ideas of Mindset Math (this will be repeat information for anyone who has attended the in-person Meaningful Math sessions) and the types of tasks and messaging that are utilized. Because this session will be held via Zoom, participants will experience how they can alter the typically-used tasks to be accessible in a remote setting. Jamboard, Zoom breakout rooms, online math manipulatives, and other "hacks" will be illustrated, with examples from primary through high school. The session will be scheduled for 3.5 hours in length, but will include a 30 minute break after the first 1.5 hours.

17. OPALS "Reopening" Usergroup Webinar

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: School Librarians and staff

Dates: 8/26/2020

New
"Examine and discuss guidelines, procedures, and OPALS functionality (including brand new features) that will support book circulation and teaching and learning in socially distanced in-school and remote scenarios in the upcoming year. Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar. The DCMO SLS team and John Schuster will remain in zoom following the session to assist with planning and implementation."
This virtual workshop is designed for staff who either missed the in-depth, in-person sessions, or would like a refresher of what is available to support work with the new math standards. Nan will overview the standards document, crosswalks, snapshots, updated timeline, and resources that others have been creating to help identify and support essential/priority standards. Participants will receive a link to a folder of the resources.

19. Social Studies PLC Book Study

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 8/27/2020

Participants will read Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi's book, Stamped. The group will meet 3-4 times virtually to participate in active discussion about the book and by extension, how we can use it to bring "Hard History" topics and conversations into our classrooms in an authentic way. Participants who pre-egister will receive a copy of the book to keep. Book cost: $16.99 *Book cost is part of registration.

20. Self-Care for Teachers in a Time of Covid

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All School Staff

Dates: 9/1/2020

Recurrent (will repeat this year at multiple dates)"This self-paced course leads teachers (or any school staff member) through narrated Google Slides of information, videos, articles, and a workbook designed to support people through the stress of the current pandemic. The workshop will be listed to begin on the first of each month, with attendance being marked at the end of that month. Upon registration, participants will receive a link to a Hyperdoc with all of the pertinent links. One of the links will be to a folder of resources including the Google Slides, the associated workbook, and any other resources needed. Participation will be based on the filling out of the final evaluation form. If a participant is unable to complete the course during the month of registration, he/she should contact Renee Branagan at renee.branagan@dcmoboces.com. For any issues using the course, contact Nan Gizowski at gizowskd@dcmoboces.com"

21. Fastbridge - Remind me how to.....

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Audience: Fastbridge Users

Dates: 9/15/2020

We will review how to start the year off and how to interpret reports.

22. I-Ready: A new beginning

Program: Technology Planning, Assessment & Skills

Audience: I-Ready Users

Dates: 9/17/2020

It's a new year, fresh start with Iready. Answer the question: How do I do that again?

23. New Mentor Training

Program: Leadership

Audience: New Teacher Mentors

Dates: 9/22/2020

New mentors will receive training required by the New York State Education Department. They will review mentoring regulations, learn instructional coaching strategies, and review principles of adult learning.

24. DASA Coordinator Training

Program: Leadership

Audience: District or Building DASA Coordinators

Dates: 9/23/2020

The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires all public and charter schools to record and investigate incidents that may be harassment, bullying, discrimination, intimidation or threats based on personal characteristics of students, whether perpetrated by peers or District/school employees. In this program, we will explore the thresholds for confirmation of a DASA incident, discuss reporting and investigation techniques and requirements, record-keeping and best practices for a safe and welcoming school climate. We will work together with several real case studies to see how the system should work from onset to resolution.

25. LETRS 2020-2021 Volume 2: Cohort 1 -At Support Services Center

Program: English Language Arts

Audience: This sequence is only for participants who have completed Volume 1. This prerequisite is essential; we cannot make exceptions.

Dates: 9/29/2020 to 6/2/2021

This course is the second half of the LETRS series, focusing on language comprehension: vocabulary, background knowledge, language structure, literacy knowledge, and verbal reasoning. Participants will receive the LETRS Volume 2 manual. Email instructor, Lorie Ostrander at Ostrandl@dcmoboces.com for more information. This will be offered in person if possible, otherwise in a blended learning format. If in person lunch will be provided and billed to district. LOCATION: SUPPORT SERVICES NORWICH OR HARROLD CAMPUS SIDNEY *cost for this sequence $265./participant if 40 registrations *pre-approval from district required *single-day registrations not accepted *distance-learning links will be sent to registered participants if applicable

26. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 9/29/2020

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 that are members of the system. Each district has a designated Communication Coordinator who is required to attend each of the 4 annual meetings. The day also includes professional development, and all school librarians are encouraged to attend.

27. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 9/29/2020

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

28. LETRS 2020-2021 Volume 2: Cohort 1 at Harrold Campus

Program: English Language Arts

Audience: This sequence is only for participants who have completed Volume 1. This prerequisite is essential; we cannot make exceptions.

Dates: 9/30/2020 to 6/8/2021

"This course is the second half of the LETRS series, focusing on language comprehension: vocabulary, background knowledge, language structure, literacy knowledge, and verbal reasoning. Participants will receive the LETRS Volume 2 manual. Email instructor, Lorie Ostrander at ostrandl@dcmoboces.com for more information. This will be offered in person if possible, otherwise in a blended learning format. *cost for this sequence $265./participant if 40 registrations *pre-approval from district required *single-day registrations not accepted *distance-learning links will be sent to registered participants if applicable

29. LETRS: 2020-2021 Volume 1:(Cohort 3) At Support Services Center

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 10/6/2020 to 5/25/2021

COST: LETRS Manual $209.00 per person Pre-approval from District required Single day registration not accepted LETRS is an empowering professional development course of study for instructors of reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS is not a literacy curriculum. Instead, it provides evidence-based knowledge and tools based on the science or reading that teachers can use with any good reading program. This series will be in person if possible, otherwise in a distance learning format. Participants will receive the LETRS Volume I manual. Email instructor, Lorie Ostrander @ ostrandl@dcmoboces.com.

30. LETRS: 2020-2021 Volume 1:(Cohort 3) At Harrold Campus

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 10/7/2020 to 5/26/2021

COST: LETRS Manual $209.00 per person Pre-approval from District required Single day registration not accepted LETRS is an empowering professional development course of study for instructors of reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS is not a literacy curriculum. Instead, it provides evidence-based knowledge and tools based on the science or reading that teachers can use with any good reading program. This series will be in person if possible, otherwise in a distance learning format. Participants will receive the LETRS Volume I manual. Email instructor, Lorie Ostrander @ ostrandl@dcmoboces.com.

31. Preparing Students for the new Social Studies Framework Regents Exams

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: 7-12 Social Studies Teachers and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 10/8/2020

Participants will review the component parts of the USHG and Global History exams and discuss techniques and processes teachers can use to become more familiar with the new exams and help their students reach mastery. Participants will leave the workshop with resources, lessons, and activities they can use immediately in their classroom.

32. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 1/6/2021

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 that are members of the system. Each district has a designated Communication Coordinator who is required to attend each of the 4 annual meetings. The day also includes professional development, and all school librarians are encouraged to attend.

33. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 1/6/2021

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

34. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/13/2021

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 that are members of the system. Each district has a designated Communication Coordinator who is required to attend each of the 4 annual meetings. The day also includes professional development, and all school librarians are encouraged to attend.

35. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: SLS Council Members

Dates: 4/13/2021

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