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1. DASA: Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention Certification Training

Program: Online Workshops: Professional Development Unit

Activity Owner/Manager: Laura Purdy  - lpurdy@cayboces.org

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 30, 2024)

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 training consists of a 6-hour asynchronous online training with accompanying assignments.



****You will be sent an invoice for $50.00 upon registration.

All registration fields must be filled out including address and phone number, or we will not be able to process your registration.

Course link 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


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

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All educators and teaching assistants.

Dates: 11/13/2023 to 6/28/2024

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 the join code: CO Teacher Center 5. Start with badge #1. Badges 101 and click join to begin. 6. Review and submit the required evidence to earn a badge. CTLE will be awarded once the badge requirements have been assessed before 6/28/28 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.

3. One Trusted Adult Foundations Course-Online-4 hour course-Self Paced-Asynchronous

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: Anyone that works with students.

Dates: 6/18/2024 to 7/31/2024

Access to 4-hour course completely paid for by your Teacher Center! Participants in this course will: Review evidence, and recognize the importance of every child being able to name a trusted adult Become a trusted adult who is Accessible, Boundaried, and Caring and prompt self and organizational reflection Set up spaces to meet the BASICS (universal youth needs), including tools and strategies to use with your students for connection and reflection Establish healthy and appropriate youth-adult relationships and avoid boundary blur and professional burnout Encourage teamwork and build a network of many trusted adults within your school community and beyond Apply the caring modes and comfort zone frameworks for effective mentorship. Grade-level teams are encouraged to sign up together. A link with a code will be emailed to you upon registration. Please send me the certificate of completion that you received for full CTLE credit and attendance verification. All video content also includes closed captioning.

4. New York State Teacher Center's Equity Challenge-Self Paced-Asynchronous

Program: Online Workshops: Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators and Teaching Assistants

Dates: 7/1/2024 to 9/6/2024

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.

5. Breakfast Wheaties Leadership Series: Leadership Positioning

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/8/2024

How to use Leadership Positioning to make things happen: This session will examine decision making lenses as well as the three positions of leadership with a focus on applying the concepts to create movement in your organization.

6. Effectively Managing the Challenges of Disciplining Students with Disabilities

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/11/2024

This three-hour conference will review the complex and ever-changing requirements of disciplining students with disabilities in New York State.

Continental breakfast and beverages will be provided.

*Please note that this training will take place at
Hilton Garden Inn
74 State Street
Auburn, NY 13021

7. Autism Training for General Education

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Elementary General Education Teachers, Co-Teaching Teams, and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/15/2024

Participants will review the presentation, learning characteristics and behaviors associated with students that have Autism. In response to these unique needs, educators will learn effective strategies and tools that assist students on the spectrum to more effectively navigate the general education classroom. To ensure successful implementation of the presented strategies, participants will be given time in the afternoon to explore available resources and materials that meet the needs of their specific student(s).

*Please note that this training will take place in Skaneateles at
State Street Elementary
72 State Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

8. Responsive Classroom Middle School Core Course

Program: Professional Development Unit

Activity Owner/Manager: Pamela McHenry  - pmchenry@cayboces.org

Audience: Middle School Educators

Dates: 7/15/2024 to 7/18/2024

In this interactive and engaging four-day course, you'll learn how to design and implement a middle school experience that's responsive to the developmental strengths and needs of young adolescents-while helping your students develop the academic and social skills they need to be successful.

You will also have the opportunity to:

Discover how to create a safe, positive, and inclusive community with the Responsive Classroom approach to discipline

Practice and plan for holding Responsive Advisory Meetings-a core practice for middle school

Develop your teacher language to encourage student engagement and help students become more responsible and respectful

Learn new strategies for effective classroom management

****Estimated cost listed below is based on 30 participants. The final cost will be determined based on the actual number of registered participants.****

The cost for attendance is: $697 per registrant

Please note that the location of this event is at Port Byron School District, 30 Maple Avenue, Port Byron, NY 13140

9. Autism Training for Special Education

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Special Education Teachers and Speech Language Pathologists

Dates: 7/16/2024 to 7/18/2024

Participants will review the strengths and challenges of autistic students and learn about a neurodiversity affirming approach to education. Participants will also learn how to teach predictable and meaningful routines using structure and visual supports in classroom instruction to increase engagement and independence, and clearly organize classroom spaces and teaching materials to reduce anxiety and increase self-regulation.

*Please note that this training will take place in Skaneateles at
State Street Elementary
72 State Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

10. Navigating the Unexpected, Student Behavior Book Study

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/16/2024 to 8/22/2024

Oftentimes we do not know when and where behaviors will occur, but what we do know is that they will. "Navigating the Unexpected”, provides concrete actionable steps to addressing student behavior through a lens of scenarios that all educators can relate to.
The book study will be supported through three in-person sessions and online discussion questions through Google Classroom.

The book will be provided.

*Please note that this training will take place in Auburn at
Casey Park Elementary School, Innovation Space
101 Pulaski Street
Auburn, NY 13021

11. Breakfast Wheaties Leadership Series: Empowerment

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 7/22/2024

Engaging Staff in Solution Rather than Living in Problem: This sessions will provide strategies to turn those "commiserators” and "chronic complainers” into a more solution focused group….or at least minimize the negative impact they may have on you and those around them.

12. NYS Lab Investigations: HS Life Science Exploration

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: HS Life Science Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators/Administrators

Dates: 8/7/2024

This workshop's focus is for Life Science educators to explore the three required High School Lab Investigations. Instructional coaches and administrators would benefit from attending to deepen their knowledge of the NYSSLS standards and to have an understanding of the shifts to 3 dimensional learning at the high school level.

Participants will:
-Deepen their knowledge of the New York State Science Learning Standards
-Have a hands-on experience with the Lab Investigations
-Collaborate on strategies for successful implementation in the classroom

*Please note that this session will be held at Jordan Elbridge High School, 5721 Hamilton Road, Jordan, NY 13080.
There will be a one hour lunch on your own.

13. NYS Lab Investigations: HS Earth & Space Sciences Exploration

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: HS Earth & Space Science Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators/Administrators

Dates: 8/8/2024

This workshop's focus is for Earth & Space Sciences educators to explore the three required High School Lab Investigations. Instructional coaches and administrators would benefit from attending to deepen their knowledge of the NYSSLS standards and to have an understanding of the shifts to 3 dimensional learning at the high school level.

Participants will:
-Deepen their knowledge of the New York State Science Learning Standards
-Have a hands-on experience with the Lab Investigations
-Collaborate on strategies for successful implementation in the classroom

*Please note that this will be held at Jordan Elbridge High School, 5721 Hamilton Road, Jordan, NY 13080.
There will be a one hour lunch on your own.

14. Root Causes of Attendance Issues

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 8/12/2024

Participants will explore the Root Causes Analysis to think about areas of focus for causes of attendance issues in their school district. Then, participants will break into groups to review resources, discuss the key ingredients that play a role in reducing chronic absences, and consider messaging that elicit a positive response from families. Last, participants will share what has worked and hear from others about strategies that have worked to reduce attendance issues.

Continental breakfast and beverages will be provided.

*Please note that this training will take place in Auburn at
Harriet Tubman Administration Building
78 Thornton Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021

15. Elevating Student Voice through Cooperative Learning Structures

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Educators

Dates: 8/22/2024

Collaboration in our classrooms is more important than ever in an age of rapid growth and widespread use of digital technology. Cooperative learning structures are powerful strategies used to leverage content while improving positive interdependence in your students and fostering a strong sense of classroom community. The use of purposeful structures can also provide an opportunity for students to make sense of rigorous text across all content areas and grade levels. This workshop will give you the confidence to intentionally add a variety of these practices into your daily instructional routines.

*Please note that this training will take place in Port Byron in the
Lehn Library
30 Maple Avenue
Port Byron, NY 13140

16. Breakfast Wheaties Leadership Series: Communication

Program: Professional Development Unit

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 8/26/2024

Intentional strategies to "pop the emotion balloon”: This sessions will explore communication tips and tricks to manage our own emotional triggers and those of our staff members to improve critical conversations for everyone.