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1. Makerspaces Anyone

Program: School Library System/IRC

Audience: SLMS and teachers in all grades

Dates: 10/25/2017

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Learn how to use Edison coding robots, Ozobots, Spheros and Legos in your classroom.

2. Cognitive Coaching Foundations

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: Teachers, administrators, teacher leaders, instructional coaches, counselors, mentors

Dates: 10/26/2017 to 5/18/2018

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The mission of Cognitive Coaching (sm) is to produce self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. It is the invisible skills of teaching, the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions, which produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching (sm) is a research-based model that capitalizes upon and enhances teachers’ cognitive processes. In the eight-day seminars, participants learn how to: develop trust and rapport develop an identity as a mediator of thinking utilize conversation structures for planning, reflecting, and problem resolving develop teachers’ autonomy and sense of community develop higher levels of efficacy, consciousness, craftsmanship, flexibility, and interdependence apply four support functions: coaching, evaluating, consulting, collaborating utilize the coaching tools of pausing, paraphrasing, and posing questions distinguish among the five forms of feedback and use data to mediate thinking

3. Mentor/Mentee Meeting

Program: Mentoring

Dates: 10/26/2017 to 3/8/2018

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These meetings are required for all mentors and mentees. These meetings will offer participants an opportunity to build relationships, collaborate, and grow as professionals.

4. NYSSA New Teacher Training

Program: NYSAA & Special Education

Audience: New Teachers administering NYSSA Test

Dates: 11/8/2017

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This training will walk participants through the required procedures and best practices for administering NYSSA. This will be an introduction to the DLM platform and certify teachers to administer the test. Participants will receive a copy of the 2017-18 materials at the training.

5. PBL Network

Program: Project Based Learning

Audience: Educators teaching or supporting Project Based Learning

Dates: 11/13/2017

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PBL practitioners will collaborate to have conversations around challenges and successes, get and give feedback on project ideas, and learn techniques for engaging students in PBL.

6. Required Principal Evaluator Training

Program: APPR

Audience: Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 11/15/2017

This is the annual required refresher training for those who evaluate principals. ISLLC standards, current practices in principal evaluation, NYSED principal evaluation requirements, and feedback are included in this year’s training. If you have never been trained to evaluate principals and the use of the MPPR, please contact Lorry Hohenforst at lhohenforst@hfmboces.org.

7. Dignity for All Students Act - 6 hour Certification Workshop

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, Coaches, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 12/13/2017

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013. Under this amended legislation, beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license, must complete six (6) clock hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.

8. Dignity for All Students Act - 6 hour Certification Workshop

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, Coaches, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 3/21/2018

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013. Under this amended legislation, beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license, must complete six (6) clock hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.