Catalog: WSWHE BOCES WEBREG

Search Options

Search Results (1 - 55 of 55)

1. SLS Mentor Program - Regional Monthly Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Certified School Librarians and Acting School Librarians

Dates: 9/16/2021 to 5/19/2022

These meetings are for librarians and acting librarians in the SLS Mentor Program. Credit will be given to those who attend. Dates and topics are below. Topics subject to change if necessary. September 16 - Setting Up for Success: Classroom Management October 21 - Collaboration/Relationship building November 18- Collection Development December 16 - Time Management January 20 - Program Advocacy February 17 - Core Values of the profession-challenged materials, material selection policy, censorship March 17 - Special Populations April 14 - Resource Sharing May 19 - Planning for next year
Participants will create stronger library programs through the presentations and discussions in this series.

2. Curriculum and Assessment Council

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Leadership of the 31 Component Districts in the WSWHE Region

Dates: 9/28/2021 to 6/13/2022

This series of meetings will provide training, support, and updates to the 31 member districts of the WSWHE BOCES. Sessions will include topics linked directly to curriculum, instruction, assessment and technology. Participants will be added to the regional listserv to ensure materials are shared.

3. Improving Student Attendance: Re-engaging students in a Post-COVID world- Follow up 7 Round Table Meetings

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Staff dealing with Students and Attendance

Dates: 11/4/2021 to 5/17/2022

Closed
Creative strategies for connecting with and engaging students is an important key to addressing chronic absenteeism, especially now, in a post-COVID world. We are faced with developing strategies for re-engaging students that have been out of the school environment for over one year. During the workshop and roundtable discussions, we will discuss how to be proactive as well as learning how to develop Individualized attendance plans for chronically absent students focusing on the barriers faced by those students. Participants will have the opportunity to share prevention and intervention strategies that are working in their respective districts while engaging with and learning from a presenter that served for over 25 years as a Supervisor of Attendance K-12.

4. NYSSA Training 2021-2022 RETURNING TEACHERS ONLY

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/1/2021

Returning Test Administrators may complete the facilitated training on their own at their site. Trainings are required for all educators who are RETURNING to administering Dynamic Learning Maps Alternative Assessment in 2021-22. This group training will be facilitated by the trainers starting promptly at 12:30 pm. The training at BOCES is a group facilitated training. Participants should bring laptops or tablets loaded with the KITE Student Portal in order to access the training site and to complete each section of the checklist. Please note Kite Clients from previous years MUST be removed prior to installing the Kite Student Portal.

5. Elementary Book Group

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/1/2021 to 5/4/2022

Closed
Looking for ways to ensure that your library program remains sustainable? A good place to start is with the resources available to your school community. The Elementary Book Group will help to build upon what you may already have in order to keep your program current and viable. The group will meet 6 times throughout the school year to discuss resources that will help to keep our collections relevant. Each meeting will begin with a sharing of resources, new and recent, based on an area of relevance. We will then launch into a discussion and sharing session of how these resources can be used in instruction and shared with your school community. Sheila McIntyre, School Librarian at Milton Terrace Elementary School, Ballston Spa, will lead the discussions each month. Come to one or come to them all! A remote option will be provided for those unable to attend in person. Sessions will not be recorded.

6. Greeter Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: office staff, receptionists, greeters, secretaries

Dates: 12/2/2021

During this training, Needham Risk Management will provide front office staff, receptionists, greeters, secretaries, and others in an outwardly facing position with some of the tools and resources necessary to keep both themselves and the school community safe.

7. Secondary Book Group

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/2/2021 to 5/25/2022

Closed
Keeping up with all of the great YA books out there can be a challenge. Nobody has time to read them all so join us monthly for the Secondary Book Group to discuss the latest and greatest. This year we will be reading books from Time's 100 Best YA Books of All Time (https://time.com/collection/100-best-ya-books/). Sarah Olson, Jr/Sr High School Librarian at Lake George, will lead the group in discussions each month. A remote option will be provided for those unable to attend in person. Sessions will not be recorded.

8. The Empire State Information Fluency Continuum: An Introduction

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/6/2021

Wait List
The Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC) was re-imagined in 2019. During this re-imagining, the ESIFC was aligned to content area standards, AASL and ISTE Standards, NYS SEL framework, and more. This isn't the ESIFC you knew before. It is much more robust and includes many updates from the previous version. Get to know the Re-Imagined ESIFC through this asynchronous professional development opportunity. You will follow a guided inquiry into the ESIFC and leave this PD with a more in-depth understanding of the ESIFC, an understanding of what it means to go through a guided inquiry, and a product of the ESIFC that you can use in the library or school.

All learning tasks (deliverables) will be due no later than March 4, 2022 at 11:59 pm. Participants will receive credit for completed work. All questions should be directed to Kerrie Burch, kburch@wswheboces.org.

9. Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Officer Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators, School Safety and Health Personnel, Science Dept Chairpersons/ Curriculum Coordinators, Facility Managers

Dates: 12/7/2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Association's Chemical Hygiene regulation mandates that individuals who are appointed as chemical hygiene officers receive this training. This training meets the OSHA requirement and provides individuals with the knowledge to safely manage their school districts chemical hygiene program. The requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1450 will be discussed, as well as the proper implementation of a chemical hygiene program.

10. Unpacking the Civic Readiness Initiative - IN PERSON Participation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2021

Closed
In January 2020, the Civic Readiness Task Force presented recommendations to the NYS Board of Regents. Recommendations included a Seal of Civic Readiness, a definition of Civic Readiness and the elements of a Civic Readiness Capstone Project. Join us as we unpack the Civic Readiness Initiative and discuss the ways educators can incorporate this initiative into their current practice. This session will be a hybrid of in person and online participants. Enroll in this session if you plan to participate in person for the session.

11. Unpacking the Civic Readiness Initiative- ONLINE Participation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2021

In January 2020, the Civic Readiness Task Force presented recommendations to the NYS Board of Regents. Recommendations included a Seal of Civic Readiness, a definition of Civic Readiness and the elements of a Civic Readiness Capstone Project. Join us as we unpack the Civic Readiness Initiative and discuss the ways educators can incorporate this initiative into their current practice. This session will be a hybrid of in person and online participants. Enroll in this session if you plan to participate in the session via the online platform. Meeting link will be shared with participants prior to the start date.

12. Preparing Students for the New Format of the NYS US History and Government Regents Exam - IN PERSON Participation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2021

Closed
In June 2022, the new format of the NYS US History and Government Exam will be given for the first time. Join us as we discuss the format of the new exam and help teachers prepare their students. We will look at best practices, exemplar models and examples in order to help teachers prepare their students for success. This session will be offered as a hybrid of in person and online participation. Enroll in this session if you plan to participant in the PD session IN PERSON.

13. Preparing Students for the New Format of the NYS US History and Government Regents Exam - ONLINE Participation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2021

Closed
In June 2022, the new format of the NYS US History and Government Exam will be given for the first time. Join us as we discuss the format of the new exam and help teachers prepare their students. We will look at best practices, exemplar models and examples in order to help teachers prepare their students for success. This session will be offered as a hybrid of in person and online participation. Enroll in this session if you plan to participant in the PD session ONLINE. Meeting link will be shared with participants prior to the session start date.

14. Low Tech Coding

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/13/2021

Starting Soon
You don't need expensive robots or programs to teach the foundational skills needed for coding in your classroom. Using just paper and a few free online sites, we will explore resources and activities that will work in any classroom. Teach your students the vocabulary of computer science with hands-on activities.

15. An Introduction to the NYS Standards for World Languages (Formerly named LOTE Standards)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/14/2021

Starting Soon
The Board of Regents adopted the revised New York State Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and renamed them NYS Standards for World Languages in March 2021. The revisions align the standards with both the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages and high-leverage practices and update them to represent what students should know and be able to do in the languages and cultures which they study. Join us to build your awareness of these changes through multiple, collaborative activities with other World Language teachers within the region.

16. A Review of the NYS Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/14/2021

Starting Soon
The Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework helps educators create student-centered learning environments that: affirm racial, linguistic and cultural identities; prepare students for rigor and independent learning; develop students' abilities to connect across lines of difference; elevate historically marginalized voices; and empower students as agents of social change. Join us for this session as we review the Framework document and make connections between the elements of this work, the resources highlighted in this document and our classroom practices. This session will via an online platform.

17. Providing Support in the School Library

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Library Support Staff

Dates: 12/15/2021

Starting Soon
This workshop is open to aides and assistants who work in the school library to support the library program. Our agenda will include items such as working with students, interlibrary loans, best practices, cataloging, and book repairs. Participants will leave with strategies to ensure successful implementation of the library program.

18. Reasonable Suspicion Training for Drugs and Alcohol

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators or professionals involved with workplace drug & alcohol policy

Dates: 12/21/2021

New
Department of Transportation Regulations Part 382.603 require that all persons designated to supervise operators of commercial motor vehicles who hold Commercial Driver's Licenses, receive at least two hours of training on alcohol misuse and controlled substance use. Supervisors should use this training to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to require a driver to submit for testing.

19. Technology Planning Workshop

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/21/2021

During this workshop, we will explore the 5 goals within the statewide learning technology plan. This session is a working session where you will evaluate the statewide goals in regards to your prior technology plan. By identifying areas of strength and growth you can determine and develop your own technology planning goals for this next cycle. Bring a copy of your last technology plan, and members of your team to this meeting if possible. You will be working in groups so that you hear different districts' perspectives as we explore each of these goals. Lunch will be provided.

20. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 12/21/2021

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

21. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 12/21/2021

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

22. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 12/21/2021

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

23. Library Policies: Creating Equity through Action

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 1/5/2022 to 1/26/2022

It is good practice to examine the policies and procedures for collection development and challenged materials periodically. Join us for this four part series that will examine the process for policy making/adopting within the school, look at current policies, and give librarians time to develop policies that can be advocated for use within their schools. Specifically, we will look at collection development and challenged materials policies. Sessions will not be recorded. The Zoom link will be shared with participants the day before the event.

24. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Initial Qualification Course Part I

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administration

Dates: 1/7/2022

This three part professional development course is designed for new Lead Evaluators of Teachers who are seeking to fulfill initial qualification requirements necessary for district certification as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their APPR plans. The nine required training components will be addressed throughout the three part series. Additional resources will be provided for continued individual practice and skill development. Participation in the Initial Qualification Course will fulfill initial qualification requirements in order to become district certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers after completion of all 3 sessions. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

25. Lead Evaluators of Teachers - ANNUAL REFRESHER

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: School & District Administrators that are Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/10/2022

This refresher course is designed for current Lead Evaluators of Teachers who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER Session will only provide recertification as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

26. Grades K - 8 Next Generation Math Standards Planning

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/11/2022

Join us to think through the planning and implementation of the Next Generation Math Standards. Have you rewritten your curriculum, altered your assessments, and/or designed lessons around the new and clarified Standards? Do you have any questions or concerns? Come with your current curricular materials as we discuss and explore how to make sure the Next Generation Math Standards are being addressed appropriately as well as work with colleagues from around the region to get up to speed and share ideas.

27. WeVideo

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/11/2022

In this session, we will learn the basics and beyond of WeVideo. Learn with a representative from WeVideo how you can use the resources available on this platform. Be ready to see how to leverage using video in your classroom!

28. Facility Management Compliance Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 1/12/2022

This program will review environmental requirements, health and safety requirements, and best management practices for New York State public school facility managers. Topics will include Silica Awareness, Carbon Monoxide Alarm Procedures, 4-Gas Meters & Calibration, Hazardous/ Universal Waste Management, Lead in Water, Annual Visual Inspection/ Building Condition Survey.

29. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 1/20/2022

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

30. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Initial Qualification Course Part II

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administration

Dates: 1/21/2022

This three part professional development course is designed for new Lead Evaluators of Teachers who are seeking to fulfill initial qualification requirements necessary for district certification as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their APPR plans. The nine required training components will be addressed throughout the three part series. Additional resources will be provided for continued individual practice and skill development. Participation in the Initial Qualification Course will fulfill initial qualification requirements in order to become district certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers after completion of all 3 sessions. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

31. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Initial Qualification Course Part III

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administration

Dates: 1/21/2022

This three part professional development course is designed for new Lead Evaluators of Teachers who are seeking to fulfill initial qualification requirements necessary for district certification as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their APPR plans. The nine required training components will be addressed throughout the three part series. Additional resources will be provided for continued individual practice and skill development. Participation in the Initial Qualification Course will fulfill initial qualification requirements in order to become district certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers after completion of all 3 sessions. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

32. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 1/24/2022 to 1/25/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

33. SLS Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Communication Coordinators and other school librarians

Dates: 1/27/2022

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting.

Agenda: TBD

34. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 2/7/2022 to 2/8/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

35. Lead Evaluator of Principals-Annual Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: District Administrators that are Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 2/8/2022

This refresher session is designed for current lead evaluators of principals who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER session will only provide recertification as Lead Evaluator of Principals. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Turina Parker with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

36. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 2/15/2022

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

37. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 3/8/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

38. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 3/21/2022 to 3/22/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

39. Teaching for Truth - Librarians as Leaders for Media Literacy

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 3/22/2022

Given our already overloaded curriculum, how do we realistically teach all of our students to develop habits of critical thinking about the media messages they see, read and hear? This interactive conference will give librarians the inspiration, theory, models, resources - and some time - for planning how to integrate media analysis into your work with students and teachers. Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry, the directors of Project Look Sharp, and authors of the upcoming book, Teaching Students to Decode the World, will engage participants in a practical model for media decoding that can be integrated at all grade levels and subjects. This question-based approach uses rich media documents 1/4 from blogs to books and films to Facebook 1/4 to motivate all students for life-long learning while addressing IFC and subject area standards. In the afternoon participants will review free classroom-ready lessons and PD materials, and work individually or in small groups to create plans for implementing this work.

40. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 3/22/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

41. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 3/22/2022

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

42. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 3/22/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

43. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 4/12/2022

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

44. Lead Evaluators of Teachers - ANNUAL REFRESHER

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: School & District Administrators that are Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2022

This refresher course is designed for current Lead Evaluators of Teachers who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER Session will only provide recertification as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

45. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/10/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

46. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 5/12/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

47. SLS Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Communication Coordinators and other school librarians

Dates: 5/16/2022

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting.

Agenda: TBD

48. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/16/2022 to 5/17/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

49. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 5/19/2022

This workshop is intended for all school employees, and will address harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, the status of being transgender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Due to regulatory compliance, the BOCES will make contact with districts, when necessary, to obtain the Harassment Policy specific to each district to ensure compliance. Participants should seek the permission of their superintendent to attend this training. Permission is required to attend. The registrant will be sent a link to participate in this session through a virtual platform 24 hours prior to the session date.

50. Lead Evaluator of Principals-Annual Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: District Administrators that are Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 5/23/2022

This refresher session is designed for current lead evaluators of principals who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER session will only provide recertification as Lead Evaluator of Principals. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Turina Parker with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

51. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/24/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

52. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 6/7/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

53. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 6/7/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35.

54. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 6/14/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.

55. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 6/20/2022 to 6/21/2022

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate.