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1. Choose your own adventure on eTeachNY!

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Dates: On-Going (Ends Sep 1, 2022)

What is eTeachNY? A coalition of education partners who have come together to support the implementation of teaching in remote learning environments (TRLE). BUT, it is SO much more! The eTeachNY website houses a vast amount of resources divided into six core areas: culturally responsive education, ELLS and/or MLS, families as partners, SEL, shifting to teaching online and students with disabilities. In this asynchronous workshop, YOU will choose one of these areas to explore more deeply with a focus on key learning objectives, while taking notes of key takeaways along the way. You may choose to explore one or all six for 6-36 CTLE professional development hours!

2. Collection Development Guideline Creation/Modification

Program: School Library System

Audience: librarians

Dates: 1/12/2022

Every district library should have a strong collection development guideline in place that includes selection, deselection and reconsideration. Join regional librarians to collaborate on developing or editing yours.
Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will establish a common understanding of the distinctions between prejudice, discrimination and racism.

Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

During this session, participants will study the physiological origin of bias, discuss the differences between implicit and explicit bias and will examine various examples of microaggressions.

Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

Use these 9 tips as your go-to reference guide to frame difficult conversations about race and ethnicity in a way that is safe and affirming for students. Participants will go through the 9 tips and discover their application to such conversations.

Build your knowledge and understanding of culturally responsive and sustaining education in small, easy to digest readings and discussions. During this monthly series we will explore various resources, articles and videos to expand our collective understanding and support for equitable and inclusive practices that support all students. Time will be permitted to discuss implications on teaching and learning. Attend any or all sessions, the choice is yours.

Based on the skills learned in the March 14th session, participants will review and practice brave conversations around power and privilege using the tips.

7. The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Summer Session

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Elementary educators

Dates: 7/5/2022 to 7/8/2022

Closed
Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching and discipline that's deeply rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) and focused on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.

Learn to create safe and joyful learning communities where every student can thrive-while helping your students develop strong social, emotional, and academic skills. In four engaging and interactive days, you'll develop a clear understanding of how to mindfully and holistically apply the Responsive Classroom approach to your unique setting through:

* Considering the developmental characteristics of students
* Classroom Organization
* Morning Meeting and closing circle
* Interactive Modeling, role-play, and Guided Discovery
* Hopes and dreams with students as a foundation for establishing rules
* Integrating energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day
* Providing students with autonomy in their learning with Academic Choice lessons

****Estimated cost listed below is based on minimum attendance requirements, the final cost will be determined based on the actual number of participants.****


OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom® courses. Responsive Classroom® is a registered trademark of Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., Turners Falls, Massachusetts. All rights, except those granted by license, are reserved to their owner.

8. Grading Smarter Not Harder by Myron Dueck, an independent book study.

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and assistants

Dates: 7/11/2022 to 8/15/2022

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In this self-paced, completely online book study, Myron Dueck reveals how many of the assessment policies that districts use actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement and shows how we can tailor policies to address what really matters: student understanding of content. In sharing lessons, anecdotes, and cautionary tales from his own experiences revamping assessment procedures in the classroom, Dueck offers a variety of practical strategies for ensuring that grades measure what students know without punishing them for factors outside their control. Once registered you will receive the book through inter-school mail or you can pick it up at the Teacher Center at 1 Eagle Drive. Please return the book if you don't complete the class. All work must be done on schoology for 10 CTLE hours credit.

9. The Responsive Classroom® Advanced Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Summer Session

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Elementary educators

Dates: 8/9/2022 to 8/12/2022

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching and discipline that's deeply rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) and focused on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.

The Elementary Advanced Course is designed to increase your knowledge and expand your teaching strategies and practices to strengthen the Responsive Classroom approach you're already using. In this four-day, interactive training course, you will learn new methods and strategies. (Prerequisite: Elementary Core Course)

* Considering the developmental characteristics of students
* Classroom Organization
* Morning Meeting and closing circle
* Interactive Modeling, role-play, and Guided Discovery
* Hopes and dreams with students as a foundation for establishing rules
* Integrating energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day
* Providing students with autonomy in their learning with Academic Choice lessons

****Estimated cost listed below is based on minimum attendance requirements, the final cost will be determined based on the actual number of participants.****


OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom® courses. Responsive Classroom® is a registered trademark of Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., Turners Falls, Massachusetts. All rights, except those granted by license, are reserved to their owner.

10. Restorative Practices 101

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 8/16/2022

Starting Soon
Participants will learn the basic principles of restorative practices to build and sustain a positive classroom community. Topics include: community building circles, restorative justice, alternatives to suspension, attendance frameworks, and affective statements.

11. Using the School Library Program Rubric for Goal Setting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 8/17/2022 to 8/18/2022

Starting Soon
The new School Library Program Rubric is a great opportunity for librarians to develop short and long-term goals for the program. The two-day session will do a deep dive into all three domains of the rubric, and provide time to do a SWOT analysis and create/revise long and short-term goals.

12. Mentor Training

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: K-12 grade new teacher mentors

Dates: 8/18/2022

Starting Soon
In this session, we will explore what it means to be a mentor and how best to create a relationship where mentees and mentors learn with each other as they engage in the important and difficult work of teaching.

13. Essentials of Student Discipline

Program: Office of Personnel Relations

Activity Owner/Manager: Kelly Walsh  - kwalsh@cayboces.org

Audience: Building Leaders

Dates: 8/18/2022

Starting Soon
This workshop will provide useful information on issues relating to student discipline; including searches and seizures, drafting disciplinary charges, proper notification, hearing procedures and appeals. Considering the rise in student discipline matters this past school year, both new and experienced building administrators will find this training beneficial.

14. Next Generation Middle School Science Classroom

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Middle School Science Teachers

Dates: 8/23/2022

Participants will experience the essential components of a Next Generation Science unit and will engage in strategies that support inquiry and effective collaborative learning. All participants will receive materials that support a collaborative and engaging classroom environment in order to enhance science curriculum resources.

15. Initial Evaluator Training

Program: Professional Development Unit

Activity Owner/Manager: Jessica S Docteur  - jdocteur@cayboces.org

Audience: New Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 8/23/2022

This session is designed for administrators who are new to the teacher observation and evaluation process. Participants will learn the requirements of Education Law 3012-d as well as the elements of evidence-based observation

16. Digital Theatre + Training

Program: School Library System

Audience: MS and HS librarians

Dates: 8/23/2022

Learn about our new resource, Digital Tehatre + for MS and HS. This resource was over 500 productions )such as the Crucible, Hamlet, Into the Woods, Antigone), over 450 interviews and documentaries, and over 14,500 written resources. Genres include Comedy, Drama, History, Musical Theatre, Romance, Satire, Tragedy, and Tragicomedy.

17. Infobase Classroom Video on Demand

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians and teachers of middle and high school

Dates: 8/23/2022

New
Learn about our newest product from Infobase- Master Plus and Career Development and Technical Education. Videos cover every curriculum from math and science to the humanities. languages, performing arts, health and more.

18. Micro Credentials and Digital Badging Courses-Personalized Professional Learning-You choose!

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and teaching assistants.

Dates: 9/26/2022 to 12/5/2022

Earn up to 10 hours of CTLE hours by simply completing 15 of these badges on your own time. Choose any that you are interested in and take charge of your professional learning! 1. Register to earn your badges here. 2. Visit: badgelist.com/cayuga-onondaga-teacher-center 3. Sign up for an account using your Google credentials or create an account. (this just earned you a badge!) 4. Use join code: CO Teacher Center 5. Start with badge #1. Badges 101 and click join to begin. 6. Review and submit required evidence to earn a badge. CTLE will be awarded once the badge requirements have been assessed before 12/15/22. Direct questions to Brenda at baull-klaben@cayboces.org *You must put in 5 zeros and the last 4 of your SS# when asked if you want a certificate at the end of the course.

19. New York State Teacher Center's Equity Challenge

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 9/26/2022 to 12/5/2022

The NYSTC Equity Challenge is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to explore resources at their own pace, focusing on how education is impacted when inequitable systems exist. You will explore 10 topics in total. A new topic will be shared every week for 10 weeks via email. You will then complete the corresponding badge for each week. Topics include Equity, Personal Identity, Race and Equity, Bias, Privilege, Levels of Racism, Being an Ally, and more. All weeks will provide an introduction to the topic. You will read the introduction and explore any links embedded in it. All weeks will include infographics to reflect on and a corresponding badge to complete for CTLE credits. Most weeks will include a "Know the Impact on Education", "Stretching Our Thinking" and a "Reflect and Act" section. The final challenge is structured to provide you with opportunities to reflect on the entire challenge and offer you resources to explore. Upon completion of all requirements, participants will receive 10 CTLE hours. Partial credit will not be given. This course is completely online and done independently.

20. TCIS: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (Level One)

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 9/28/2022 to 9/30/2022

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCIS) is a student crisis management system designed to prevent crises from occurring as well as training staff to de-escalate potential crises, effectively manage acute crises, learn constructive ways to handle stressful situations, and develop a learning circle within the organization. Participants will be trained over the course of three days in active listening, behavior support techniques, emotional first aid, crisis co-regulation, the life space interview, and the stress model of crisis. This training is available for teachers, assistants, paraprofessionals, support staff, administrators, and additional school personnel.

Registrants outside of the Cayuga-Onondaga districts will be charged a $150 fee for this workshop.

21. Council/Communication Coordinators SLS Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 10/4/2022

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings are a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in-district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.

DASA: New York State's Dignity for All Student's Act (Dignity Act) seeks to provide NYS public elementary and secondary school students with a safe, supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a NYSED approved provider of the Dignity Act certification training.

  • The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:
  • Part 1 is a 3-hour online training with accompanying assignments. (Opens September 1 2022 and must be completed before September 30, 2022.)
  • Part 2 is a 3-hour in-person training. (Part 2 will take place on October 5, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

The Part 1 online training must be completed prior to admission to the Part 2 in-person training.


You will be emailed additional information upon registration.

****You will be sent an invoice for $100.00 upon registration. Payment must be received by September 21.
Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****

Please contact Sara Herman with any questions at sherman@cayboces.org

23. Building your Educational Equity Pathway: Microaggressions and Bias 10/6 and 10/13 4-5:30

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators and TA's

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 10/13/2022

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Building a pathway toward educational equity in schools requires a commitment from educators to be aware and understand existing inequities and how those inequities rob students of dignity. One step toward teaching against indignities is to focus on understanding microaggressions. The 3-hour microaggressions and bias workshop aims to raise awareness of microaggressions in K-12 education context. Through live presentation in the first part of the workshop, participants will receive content knowledge on microaggressions across identity groups. Participants will gain information to further their understanding on when microaggressions happen, what microaggressions are rooted in (hint: it's bias!), and pedagogical strategies to disrupt and prevent microaggressions in school. In the second part of the live workshop, participants will practice disrupting a series of school-based microaggression scenarios and work to reflect, develop and be prepared to implement strategies to prevent microaggressions from happening in their own educational space. Anticipated participant outcomes: Participants will leave the workshop able to: 1. Define, identify and discuss microaggressions 2. Recognize and explain the relationship between microaggressions and bias 3. Identify and apply pedagogical strategies to disrupt microaggressions in school 4. Develop and implement pedagogical strategies to create spaces

24. Building Thinking Classrooms: An Introduction Oct. 12 4-6 PM

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and TA's

Dates: 10/12/2022

For K-12 math educators, this workshop will explore some of the optimal practices for thinking that Peter Liljedahl outlines in his book, "Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12." This workshop will introduce ideas to help you move toward a thinking math classroom.

25. Building your Educational Equity Pathway: Anti-Poverty Pedagogy and Curriculum Development, 11/15 and 11/22, 4-5:30

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators and TA's

Dates: 11/15/2022 to 11/22/2022

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Building a pathway toward educational equity in schools requires a commitment from educators to be aware and understand existing inequities and how those inequities rob students of dignity. One step in teaching against indignities is to focus on understanding anti-poverty and education. Working against poverty begins with understanding poverty. This workshop is designed to raise awareness on poverty inequality and inequity in education and communicate methods for working against it through pedagogy and curriculum. Participants will leave with an increased understanding on the way poverty impacts student experiences in the classroom and at school. Participants will gain pedagogical methods and curricular considerations for creating an anti-poverty classroom space that gives students of all social class identities, with attention to low-income students, a sense of classroom belonging and access to an equitable learning experience. Anticipated participant outcomes: Participants will leave this workshop able to: 1. Identify and discuss poverty and education 2. Identify and discuss anti-poverty principles and practices and education 3. Implement pedagogical strategies for creating inclusive educational spaces for students across social class identity groups

26. Secondary School Librarians Collaborative Community

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary School Librarians

Dates: 11/17/2022

This interactive workday is designed specifically for regional secondary librarians to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the SLS Coordinator.

27. Council/Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/7/2022

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings are a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in-district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.

28. Secondary School Librarians Collaborative Community

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary School Librarians

Dates: 1/11/2023

This interactive workday is designed specifically for regional secondary librarians to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the SLS Coordinator.

DASA: New York State's Dignity for All Student's Act (Dignity Act) seeks to provide NYS public elementary and secondary school students with a safe, supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a NYSED approved provider of the Dignity Act certification training.

  • The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:
  • Part 1 is a 3-hour online training with accompanying assignments. (Opens December 19, 2022 and must be completed before January 13, 2023.)
  • Part 2 is a 3-hour in-person training. (Part 2 will take place on January 18, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

The Part 1 online training must be completed prior to admission to the Part 2 in-person training.


You will be emailed additional information upon registration.

****You will be sent an invoice for $100.00 upon registration. Payment must be received by January 4.
Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****

Please contact Sara Herman with any questions at sherman@cayboces.org

30. Council/Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 2/9/2023

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings are a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in-district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.

31. Secondary School Librarians Collaborative Community

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary School Librarians

Dates: 3/7/2023

This interactive workday is designed specifically for regional secondary librarians to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share ideas. This session will be facilitated by a regional practitioner with support from the SLS Coordinator.

32. TCIS: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (Level One)

Program: Professional Development Unit

Dates: 3/8/2023 to 3/10/2023

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCIS) is a student crisis management system designed to prevent crises from occurring as well as training staff to de-escalate potential crises, effectively manage acute crises, learn constructive ways to handle stressful situations, and develop a learning circle within the organization. Participants will be trained over the course of three days in active listening, behavior support techniques, emotional first aid, crisis co-regulation, the life space interview, and the stress model of crisis. This training is available for teachers, assistants, paraprofessionals, support staff, administrators, and additional school personnel.

Registrants outside of the Cayuga-Onondaga districts will be charged a $150 fee for this workshop.

DASA: New York State's Dignity for All Student's Act (Dignity Act) seeks to provide NYS public elementary and secondary school students with a safe, supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a NYSED approved provider of the Dignity Act certification training.

  • The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:
  • Part 1 is a 3-hour online training with accompanying assignments. (Opens February 28, 2023 and must be completed before March 24, 2023.)
  • Part 2 is a 3-hour in-person training. (Part 2 will take place on March 29, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

The Part 1 online training must be completed prior to admission to the Part 2 in-person training.


You will be emailed additional information upon registration.

****You will be sent an invoice for $100.00 upon registration. Payment must be received by March 15.
Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****

Please contact Sara Herman with any questions at sherman@cayboces.org

34. Council/Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 4/27/2023

The Council advises the School Library System and helps create the Plan of Service, approves the SLS budget, and approves the Annual Report. All members of SLS are encouraged to attend, but only members of the Council can vote. The Communication Coordinators meetings are a bridge between the SLS and school librarians in-district. Each district has at least one designated Communication Coordinator that is required to attend, but all librarians are encouraged to attend.

DASA: New York State's Dignity for All Student's Act (Dignity Act) seeks to provide NYS public elementary and secondary school students with a safe, supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a NYSED approved provider of the Dignity Act certification training.

  • The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:
  • Part 1 is a 3-hour online training with accompanying assignments. (Opens April 17, 2023 and must be completed before May 12, 2023.)
  • Part 2 is a 3-hour in-person training. (Part 2 will take place on May 17, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

The Part 1 online training must be completed prior to admission to the Part 2 in-person training.


You will be emailed additional information upon registration.

****You will be sent an invoice for $100.00 upon registration. Payment must be received by May 3.
Specific links will be emailed to you once payment has been received by our business office.****

Please contact Sara Herman with any questions at sherman@cayboces.org