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1. Restorative Practices-Creating Caring Relationships in Schools

Program: Positive Youth Development

Dates: 11/22/2019

Starting Today
Participants will gain a stronger understanding of the philosophy behind restorative practices through engaging in relationship building, community circles, restorative circles, and restorative conferences. This training is based on the work of Dr. Tom Cavanagh. It is designed for individuals or groups of educators who want to learn more about using culturally appropriate restorative justice practices in schools and classrooms to create a culture of care.

2. Regional PLC for Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coaches, and Teacher Leaders

Program: Leadership Training

Audience: Instructional Coaches, Data Coaches, Curriculum Coaches, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 12/4/2019 to 3/12/2020

This PLC will focus on developing the capacity of instructional leaders. It is designed to create a collaborative think tank to cultivate a coaching network, build coaching and content expertise, and create shared resources to take back to districts.

3. Introduction to ENL

Program: Other

Audience: Audience K-12 teachers and administrators

Dates: 12/6/2019

English Learners are a growing demographic bringing varied needs and experiences to our region. This interactive session will address the basic regulations and requirements for ENL services, as well as some background on ELL identification and levels of proficiency. In addition, specific strategies for scaffolding verbal, procedural, and instructional components of instruction will be addressed. Finally, participants will engage with a series of best practices that help create a welcoming and culturally responsive academic experience for all learners.

4. Diving Deeper! Interact and Engage with the NYS Science Learning Standards

Program: Standards

Audience: Science Teachers K-12

Dates: 12/9/2019

During this full-day interactive and hands-on workshop Science teachers will dive deeper into the three dimensions of the NGSS. Topics will include science and engineering practices, cross cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and preliminary ideas for assessment design. Get ready to collaborate, navigate, practice, and "dive in"!

5. APPR Refresher Training

Program: Lead Evaluator Training

Audience: Those who will evaluate teachers.

Dates: 12/11/2019

New
APPR Refresher Training Dr. Grimshaw will present this year's required evidence-based observation training including inter-rater reliability and agreement. This workshop will prepare attendees to evaluate teachers using the Danielson Rubric. Please bring a copy of your rubric with you. Lunch will be on your own.

6. Global History and Geography-What does the data tell us?

Program: Data Management and Analysis

Audience: Global History and Geography Teachers

Dates: 12/11/2019

High School Social Studies teachers will engage in a data protocol to open the dialogue around the Framework and Transition exam results. By comparing the results of these two exams Social Studies teachers will gain a stronger understanding of the SS topics that need attention, so they can better meet the needs of their students and prepare lessons and units that will enhance student achievement. During the afternoon portion of this session teachers will have the opportunity to plan and collaborate with other participants in attendance.

7. New Evaluator Training

Program: Lead Evaluator Training

Audience: building administrators and outside evaluators

Dates: 12/11/2019 to 12/12/2019

New
Dr. Grimshaw will present this year's required evidence-based observation training including inter-rater reliability and agreement. This two-day workshop will prepare new evaluators to evaluate teachers using the Danielson Rubric. Please bring a copy of your rubric with you. Please bring your lunch as this workshop will have a working lunch on day one as it ends early.

8. SLS Library Council

Program: School Library System/IRC

Audience: Members of SLS Council

Dates: 12/12/2019

Council members will read and review Council bylaws, read and review Plan of Service goals for year as required by NYS, discuss library automation concerns and issues, participate in advocacy action and learn about library redesign and planning for the 21st century.

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

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification

Audience: Anyone needing DASA Certification

Dates: 1/8/2020

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.

10. Guidance And Administrative Concerns for ELLs

Program: Other

Audience: Guidance Counselors and Administrators

Dates: 1/10/2020

This two hour session will address the current requirements for effectively meeting NYS ESSA guidelines, CR Part 154 regulations, and Graduation requirements for English Language Learners. Participants will also explore cultural considerations and multilingual communication for students and parents.

11. Primary Math Classroom Activities

Program: Standards

Audience: Primary Math Teachers

Dates: 1/14/2020

During this full-day interactive workshop participants will engage in math activities for the primary classroom. Participants will leave with fluency games, activities, and strategies they can use to enhance math instruction and get students engaged in mathematical practices.

12. Elementary Principals Meeting

Program: Standards

Audience: Elementary Principals with the option of bringing a PreK and/or Kindergarten representative

Dates: 1/16/2020

New
Principals are invited to bring one or two PreK or Kindergarten teachers with them to share this opportunity to explore the new Early Learning Standards.

13. US History and Government Assessment Rollout

Program: Instructional Strategies

Audience: US History and Government Teachers

Dates: 1/28/2020

Social Studies teachers will receive the most recent NYS Social Studies US History and Government Framework Exam information. Participants will analyze prototype questions released by the state and will plan for the shift in instruction as they prepare students for this new assessment. The afternoon session will provide teachers with an opportunity to collaborate and plan with SS teachers from around the region.

14. Content Specific ELL Strategies-Math and Sciences

Program: Other

Audience: Grade 4-12 core content teachers

Dates: 1/29/2020

This session is designed to support content teachers of ELLs. Participants will understand how a student is determined to be an ELL, how an ELL's English proficiency level manifests in the four modalities (reading, writing, speaking, listening) within specific content goals, and how to modify curriculum and assessments to ensure ELLs' success in a content classroom. These sessions will be grouped to address the specific needs of Math and Science in the morning, and Social Studies and ELA in the afternoon. Participants are encouraged to bring an internet-access device.

15. Content Specific ELL Strategies-ELA and Social Studies

Program: Other

Audience: Grade 4-12 core content teachers

Dates: 1/29/2020

This session is designed to support content teachers of ELLs. Participants will understand how a student is determined to be an ELL, how an ELL's English proficiency level manifests in the four modalities (reading, writing, speaking, listening) within specific content goals, and how to modify curriculum and assessments to ensure ELLs' success in a content classroom. These sessions will be grouped to address the specific needs of Math and Science in the morning, and Social Studies and ELA in the afternoon. Participants are encouraged to bring an internet-access device.

16. New Mentor Training

Program: Other

Audience: Anyone Interested in becomming a Mentor

Dates: 6/2/2020 to 6/3/2020

This two-day workshop will prepare anyone wishing to become a mentor by introducing them to key information and skills necessary to build effective mentoring relationships and cary out required mentoring responsibilities.