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1. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 12/9/2019 to 12/10/2019

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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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

2. The Enduring Issue Essay

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: Global History and Geography Teachers, P-12 Social Studies Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

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The Global History and Geography Framework Enduring Issue Essay: Participants in the session will review the components of the Framework Regents Exam and be introduced to the Enduring Issues Essay. Learning how to score the essay using exemplars from NYSED will be a focus of this workshop.

3. Makers meet Industry: Dirty Jobs

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 12/12/2019

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Multiple businesses linked to simple machine activities. **Warning: Please be sure to wear "play/work clothes"**

4. CSE/CPSE Chairpersons Training- Day 1 (Register through ONC BOCES)

Program: Special Education Workshops

Dates: 12/12/2019

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**Register through ONC BOCES** https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=12337&H=1&I=3310613
On Day 1 of CSE/CPSE Chairperson's Training, participants will receive the following modules:

Module 1: Regulatory Foundation- federal and state regulations around special education
Module 2: Referral Process- How students are identified for special education programs and services through the referral process
Module 3: Evaluation- What procedures need to be followed to evaluate a student with a potential disability
Module 4: Eligibility Process- How to determine eligibility based on the evaluation and referral process

Each particiapant will receive materials for each module with various handouts.

5. An Intro to Restorative Practices & Restorative Justice

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 12/16/2019

Building a restorative school community can help improve the culture and climate in a district. Restorative Practices focus on building and repairing relationships and repairing harm done among the students and staff in the community by using a 3-tiered model. Schools who utilize the restorative approach report positive outcomes. This workshop will give an overview of the whole system, but focus will be given to building Tier 1 skills. Participants will experience a Tier 1 Community-building Circle, and will see that no special skills are needed to facilitate one. Resources will be shared to help people feel comfortable facilitating their own circles. Time will be allowed for participants to plan for how this approach may be brought back to their districts. Discussion will include possibilities for Tiers 2 & 3 needs.

6. LETRS for Administrators: School Systems for Reading Instruction

Program: Leadership

Audience: Administrators, Literacy Leaders and CSE Chairs

Dates: 12/17/2019

This one-day training helps instructional leaders create the systems and structures to improve overall literacy instruction. It is open to all administrators, literacy leaders and CSE Chairs, even if you don't yet have teachers participating in LETRS. Topics include:



• The science of how children learn to read



• Effective instructional practices for whole and small group



• High quality reading interventions



• Development of a plan for assessment systems to inform reading instruction and intervention

A cost is associated with this training, depending on the number of participants. Contact Lorie Ostrander, 607-335-1243 or Janet Laytham, 607-335-1374 for more information.

Cost of workshop estimated below is based on 20 participants.

The book, A Principals' Primer and CD of tools, is $56.45. Contact Meghan Cuozzo to request a copy of the book. cuozzom@dcmoboces.com

7. DCMO BOCES December Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 12/17/2019

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

8. CSE/CPSE Chairpersons Training- Day 2 (Register through ONC BOCES)

Program: Special Education Workshops

Dates: 12/18/2019

**Register through ONC BOCES** https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=12337&H=1&I=3310614
On Day 2 of CSE/CPSE Chairperson's Training, participants will receive the following modules: Module 4: Eligibility Process- How to determine eligibility based on the evaluation and referral process Module 5: IEP Development- Addressing each area of the IEP and what is required for proper IEP development Each particiapant will receive materials for each module with various handouts.

9. The Meaningful Math Class Grades 6-9

Program: Math

Audience: Grades 6-9 Teachers of Math (including Algebra I), AIS/RTI, and Special Education Teacher

Dates: 1/7/2020 to 1/8/2020

Bringing together information, research, and strategies from a variety of experts in the field of mathematics education, this 2-day workshop will inform participants of current best practice. Time will be spent on fostering student interest and motivation, growth mindset practices that increase participation, engaging students in productive class discussions, and resources that are available to help teachers make their lessons and courses meaningful for students.

Nan will engage participants with readings, lesson examples, activities, video clips, and discussion. There will also be time allocated for teachers to explore resources and plan for their own classrooms.

10. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 1/14/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

11. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 1/16/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

12. DCMO BOCES January Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 1/17/2020

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

13. Math Workshop Model For Grades K-5

Program: Other

Dates: 1/21/2020

In response to regional teachers seeking to vary their instructional plans, this workshop will focus on the concepts and formats offered in the Math Solutions title Math Workshop, Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More. Other resources will be used in conjunction with this book. The NYS Next Generation Math Standards also require that grades K-2 utilize more play to foster curiosity and engagement. This will be included in conversation and participants will experience tasks and activities to learn math in ways that support play and student engagement. Participants will learn about the components of Math Workshop, including how to adjust the lessons in their current series to work with the new format. Examples of adjusted lessons from Eureka Math & Go Math (and possibly others) will be used.

14. Youth Mental Health First Aid (Certification Training)

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 1/24/2020

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. What will participants learn? The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling 1/4 rather, participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan: 1) assess for risk of suicide or harm; 2) listen non-judgmentally; 3) give reassurance and information; 4) encourage appropriate professional help; and 5) encourage self-help and other support strategies. Note: The Mental Health First Aid content is 8 hours. Please note that the start and end times for the day are different than typical BOCES workshops. There is a $20 charge for the book given in this workshop. **SNOW DATE-1/28/19**

15. Giant Maps

Program: Other

Dates: 1/29/2020

Participants in this workshop will be introduced to National Geographic's Big Giant Map Program. DCMO BOCES has purchased a giant New York State Map and the Map of the Americas. Participants will take part in lessons and activities from the National Geographic Big Giant Map Curriculum that will demonstrate the maps' connections to the Framework practices and key concepts in all curriculum areas. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and socks! View the video from the National Geographic Society if you are unfamiliar with the maps: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/giant-maps/

16. New Mentor Training

Program: Leadership

Audience: All Mentor Teachers

Dates: 1/30/2020

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.

17. Dignity for All Students (DASA)

Program: Ongoing Initiatives

Audience: Educators or Coaches seeking certification.

Dates: 2/5/2020

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).

18. Social-Emotional Learning through the Arts

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All grade levels, Art teachers

Dates: 2/6/2020

Integrate social-emotional learning (SEL) competencies and the arts using naturally aligned practices to support learning and wellness for all students.

19. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 2/11/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

20. Teaching Math in the Small Group

Program: Math

Audience: Grades k-5 Teachers of Math, AIS/RTI, and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 2/11/2020

Have you figured out how to add stations to your math block so that you can meet with small groups of students at a time, but now wonder what you should be doing with them now that you have them? Through the use of videos, reading, and discussion, this workshop will highlight ideas and practices to use during your "Guided Math" portion of a Math Workshop Model. Participants will receive a copy of Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group by Juli Dixon, Lisa Brooks, and Melissa Carli.

21. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 2/13/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

22. Math 3-8 Computer-based Testing (CBT) Sharing Day

Program: Other

Audience: 3-8 math and special education teachers

Dates: 2/13/2020

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Based on teacher requests, this 1/2-day session will provide an opportunity for teachers using or preparing to use the computer-based testing platform for the 2020 NYS 3-8 Math Assessments to come together to share ideas and resources. The morning will be spent exchanging ways to support students as they shift from paper testing to tests on the computers. Teachers will have time and opportunity to practice with the Questar Equation Editor and scratch pad.

23. DCMO BOCES February Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 2/14/2020

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

24. Writing ELA Units 6-12

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 2/27/2020 to 2/28/2020

Whether you're refining an existing unit or creating one from scratch, this workshop provides helpful structures and supports. We will study characteristics and examples of high quality units that are aligned to Standards. The structure presented includes inquiry, text selection, academic vocabulary, writing tasks, and classroom discussion.

This workshop will help you sharpen existing units of instruction or create new units aligned to Next Generation English Language Arts Standards.

25. ACEs and Beyond: Trauma and School-Age Children

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 2/28/2020

In this workshop, participants will receive information on the effects of trauma on children and how it may impact their school experience. Types of trauma and behaviors that are observable in a school setting will be outlined, along with strategies that school staff can implement to help students be successful.

26. The Meaningful Math Class Grades 3-5

Program: Math

Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers of Math, AIS/RTI, and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020 to 3/4/2020

Bringing together information, research, and strategies from a variety of experts in the field of mathematics education, this 2-day workshop will inform participants of current best practice. Time will be spent on fostering student interest and motivation, growth mindset practices that increase participation, engaging students in productive class discussions, and resources that are available to help teachers make their lessons and courses meaningful for students. Nan will engage participants with readings, lesson examples, activities, video clips, and discussion. There will also be time allocated for teachers to explore resources and plan for their own classrooms.

27. Youth Mental Health First Aid (Certification Training)

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 3/10/2020

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. What will participants learn? The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling 1/4 rather, participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan: 1) assess for risk of suicide or harm; 2) listen non-judgmentally; 3) give reassurance and information; 4) encourage appropriate professional help; and 5) encourage self-help and other support strategies. Note: The Mental Health First Aid content is 8 hours. Please note that the start and end times for the day are different than typical BOCES workshops. There is a $20 charge for the book given in this workshop.

28. Writing ELA Units 6-12

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 3/10/2020 to 3/11/2020

Whether you're refining an existing unit or creating one from scratch, this workshop provides helpful structures and supports. We will study characteristics and examples of high quality units that are aligned to Standards. The structure presented includes inquiry, text selection, academic vocabulary, writing tasks, and classroom discussion.

This workshop will help you sharpen existing units of instruction or create new units aligned to Next Generation English Language Arts Standards.

29. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 3/17/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

30. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 3/19/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

31. DCMO BOCES March Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 3/20/2020

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

32. DCMO BOCES April Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 4/17/2020

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

33. Social-emotional Learning: What is it and what should I be doing about it?

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Dates: 4/20/2020

"Social-Emotional Learning" or SEL is regularly being talked about in schools. This workshop is for beginners and will overview the ideas and expectations of the New York State Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks, along with the New York State Framework for Mental Health Education Instruction and the Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to a Continuum of Well-being . Participants will engage in discussion and activities that will bring about an understanding what SEL is and how it impacts the different roles of the adults in school communities. It is the objective of the day to help staff feel more knowledgeable about what SEL is and what they and their schools can be doing to address it with students. Time will be spent on addressing the social-emotional well-being of educators and school staff and the importance of self-care as a first step of incorporating SEL strategies in a school community.

34. SLS Council Meeting

Program: School Library Systems

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 4/21/2020

SLS Council Meeting
This workshop draws on the work of John Hattie, Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Almarode, with a focus on the concepts of Surface, Deep, and Transfer learning. These different aspects to learning are all needed and valuable, but what are the differences, and why is each important? Participants will learn about and experience examples of each of these types of learning, and will have time to explore and discuss possible adaptations to their own content. Many examples will come from the Literacy, Math, and Science volumes of the Visible Learning book series, but the concepts are transferable to all content, and other resources will be shared.
Recognizing that many of the teachers in our region do not have a grade-level peer in their buildings, these sessions continue to bring the opportunity for area teachers to meet and work with others who teach the same content. While Nan will share the most up-to-date information from math research, NYSED, and her statewide professional development, there is also plenty of open-discussion on the agenda for participants to bring in their own questions and ideas. Discussion that highlights instructional strategies, content and assessment ideas will be encouraged.

37. Arts Standards PLC: Arts-Integration

Program: Other

Dates: 5/6/2020

This Professional Learning Community is designed as a collaborative workshop for art and music teachers to share ideas and lesson plans using the Revised NYS Learning Standards for the Arts, with a focus on arts-integration to provide multiple and varied access points for student learning.

38. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Program: Ongoing Initiatives

Audience: Educators and Coaches seeking certification

Dates: 5/6/2020

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).

39. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 5/12/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

40. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 5/14/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**

41. DCMO BOCES May Principals Meeting

Program: Leadership

Audience: Elementary, MS and HS Principals, Building Leaders

Dates: 5/15/2020

This year, principal's meetings will be held on alternate BOCES campuses. Participants will have an opportunity to visit their district students' classrooms and lunch made by our culinary students will be provided. Agendas for these meetings will be provided via the principal's listserv.

42. Youth Mental Health First Aid (Certification Training)

Program: Social & Emotional Learning

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 6/2/2020

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. What will participants learn? The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling 1/4 rather, participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan: 1) assess for risk of suicide or harm; 2) listen non-judgmentally; 3) give reassurance and information; 4) encourage appropriate professional help; and 5) encourage self-help and other support strategies. Note: The Mental Health First Aid content is 8 hours. Please note that the start and end times for the day are different than typical BOCES workshops. There is a $20 charge for the book given in this workshop.

43. LETRS

Program: English Language Arts

Dates: 6/3/2020 to 6/4/2020

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 knowledge and tools that teachers can use with any good reading program. BOCES will facilitate a blended learning model including facilitated study of online materials and face-to-face instruction by a facilitator from Voyager-Sopris Learning. See the online catalog or call Lorie Ostrander for more information. A total of four face-to-face and seven online study days are required. You will receive a calendar in the mail. Please select your preferred location and register for each session individually. **The participants for this workshop must have the pre-approval from their principal to attend this workshop!**