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1. New York State Alternate Assessment Training 2019-20 for ELA & Math - NEW TEACHERS ONLY

Program: School Development Services

Audience: NEW TEACHERS WHO WILL ADMINISTER NYSAA

Dates: 11/22/2019

Starting Today
Test administrators must successfully complete the four modules of the training with a passing score on each module's post-test before creating student accounts before testing begins. Modules must be completed in order. Participants should bring laptops or tablets in order to access the training site and to complete each test module at the end of the training day. Prior to Training KITE Student Portal must be installed on the device brought to training to ensure you will be able to complete the training. Activate your Kite account to ensure accessibility at training day. The email address from which the message is sent from kite-support@ku.edu The subject line of the email is: "Activate your Account for KITE Assessment Administration" These emails may be going to SPAM or junk folders or may be blocked by district email filters. **If you do not receive this email from KITE, please contact your District Data/Test Coordinator.

2. New York State Alternate Assessment Training 2019-20 for ELA & Math - RETURNING TEACHERS ONLY

Program: School Development Services

Audience: NEW TEACHERS WHO WILL ADMINISTER NYSAA

Dates: 11/22/2019

Starting Today
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 Alternate Assessment in 2019-20. This group training will be facilitated by the trainers starting promptly at 12:45 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 Client from previous years MUST be removed prior to installing Kite Student Portal.

3. US History Prototypes

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/25/2019

Starting Soon
Participants will review the prototypes to make sense of the new US History exam by reviewing each part of the document and then discussing how we design our classroom instruction for student success.

4. Understanding the New Global Studies Regents Exam

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/25/2019

Starting Soon
Participants will review the prototypes to make sense of the new Global Studies exam by reviewing each part of the document and then discussing how we design our classroom instruction for student success.

5. Dell Technologies-Product Road Map Update

Program: Learning Tech

Dates: 12/2/2019

New
Overview of the road map technology to include: Tools and Management Software; Dell Latitude Laptops; Dell Precision Laptops; Dell Desktops/Optiplex; Dell Monitors including Large Screen Displays; Dell Chrome Books and Dell Docking Stations

6. Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Principals

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 12/3/2019

New
This offering is designed for those new evaluators of principals who have already received the full training to be a Lead Evaluator of teachers. The session will review refresh all nine required SED-required training components, and then tailor the workshop to the differences between the two systems (teachers vs. principals evaluations).

7. Reimagined ESIFC - Regional Workshop

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians and School Library Coordinators

Dates: 12/4/2019

Wait List
This year our Annual Regional Meeting will be presented by Barbara Stripling. She will spend the day going over the new ESIFC with a variety of activities on how best to utilize it in your school/district. Print copies will be given to all participants.

8. Follow- Up Days for Summer Literacy Institute at Ft. Edward UFSD

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/5/2019

This session will focus on the implementation of the Units of Study, including for Phonics utilizing the concepts and skills teachers learned at the 2019 Summer Institute. 1/2 hour lunch on your own.

9. Aligning Instruction to the Next Generation ELA Standards (Hallmarks)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/5/2019

During this session, participants will use standards to align instructional practices targeting the four hallmarks of advanced literacies as outlined in the literacy briefs (content rich text, writing, discussion, and academic language).

10. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Setting Up Your Google Classroom

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 12/9/2019

During this session, participants will learn how to create and implement a google classroom as a tool for instruction

11. Balanced Literacy and Units of Study- The Basics

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

In this half-day session, teachers will learn the basics of a balanced literacy approach and how the features of the Units of Study support elements of that approach. Please bring your Units of Study (Writing and Reading). A Chromebook and any questions you may have.

12. Geographic Reasoning Workshop Series

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 12/10/2019

Come explore geographic reasoning, one of the six practices included in the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework. These sessions are designed for teachers and social studies leaders working with grades 6, 9 and 10. However, any teacher or social studies leader k-12 is welcome to attend. The concepts, ideas, and skills can be applied K-12. Recognizing and analyzing how place and region influence the social, cultural, and economic characteristics of places and characterizing and analyzing changing connections between places and regions

13. Coding in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/10/2019

Computer science skills are critical skills for your students in this digital age. Students should understand how digital tools work and the opportunities for them to use this knowledge in the future. Coding will foster important skills like iteration, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and creation. You do not need to be an expert about coding to expose your students to it. This workshop will teach you how to open up opportunities for students to try coding in many subject areas.

14. Up the Ladder- The Basics

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

In this half-day session, teachers will learn the basic components of the Up the Ladder series as well as an efficient way to prepare for each unit. Please bring your Up the Ladder Units of Study, a Chromebook and any questions you may have.

15. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

16. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

17. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/11/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.
Audience: grades 5-12, especially ELA and history/social studies. Once students compose a claim and select textual evidence, they still need to decide how to actually organize that evidence into their argument. This interactive workshop will engage participants in ways to help students manipulate evidence across a text set, from selecting their "best" evidence to organizing that evidence in a way that works for their audience and purpose. NOTE: This workshop builds on the previous argument writing workshop, but may be taken independently.

19. Cohort 2 New Teacher Training-Formative/Summative Assessment

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 12/16/2019

This session is designed to help teachers think through the use of varied assessment methods in the classroom in an effort to guide future instructional design.

20. Cornell University-2 Day REFRESHER TRAINING TCIS Update

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 12/17/2019 to 12/18/2019

This 2 Day Refresher Update is for current TCIS trainers to learn the content and revisions of the Edition 4 Curriculum which stresses crisis prevention and deescalation strategies and the topics presented will include the effects of trauma on children, preventing crisis by creating a safe and secure environment, emotional competence, negotiating rules and expectations, using consequences, assessing what the child feels, needs and wants, and developing individual crisis management plans. In addition, new techniques and skills to help prevent and deescalate crises will be demonstrated and then practiced Participants are requested to contact Alissa Burns Medero, Cornell University at alissaburns76@gmail.com to check their training status and see if this program is appropriate to meet their training needs. In addition to completion of the BOCES online MLP registration, participants must submit required documentation directly to Cornell University, which will be emailed to you upon registration. Due to the unique nature of this program a 2 week notice of cancellation is required by phone, fax or email to the School Development Office.

21. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/17/2019 to 12/18/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

22. K-12 Curriculum Review-Are we ready for the transition to the Next Generation ELA Standards?

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/18/2019

New
During this session, participants will use curriculum evaluation tools to ensure their current curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards. During the AM, participants will learn how to use the alignment guide. During the PM, participants use the guide to review a self selected unit.

23. Google Science Journal

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/18/2019

Would you like to encourage your students to explore their world? Google Science Journal is for you. It is a Google app that can turn your phone, tablet or Chromebook into a science notebook. With this app your students can conduct experiments, record observations and make new, exciting discoveries. Your device sensors can be used to measure light, sound and movement. Students can measure their experiment results, take quality photos and jot down important notes. Google Science Journal gives you more than 70 hands on science activities you can try with your students.

24. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 12/19/2019

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.

25. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 12/19/2019

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.

26. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Technology As A Tool

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 1/6/2020

During this session, participants will learn about several different edu-tech tools to increase learning and engagement in their classrooms.

27. Capacity Building - Administrator's Guide to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 1/7/2020

This half day workshop will give administrators, department heads, and instructional leaders an overview of the impact the Next Generation Math Standards will have on curriculum, instruction, and assessments in the Math classroom. Participants are asked to bring a laptop.

28. Common Core ELA Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This half-day session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedure required for the scoring of the Regents examination in English Language Arts (Common Core). Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, it can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators.

29. Framework- based Global History Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This session will focus on the scoring of the CRQ and the holistic scoring of the Enduring Issues Essay. Participants will examine and discuss CRQ rubrics, review CRQ and Enduring Issues rating guide materials, examine student exemplar papers for the Enduring Issues Essay, and score Enduring Issues practice papers. Training materials will be provided to participants.

30. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

31. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This cohort is designed to be interactive and gives us the ability to create strong digital literacy foundations. Participants will learn from each other, collaborate, reflect, and discuss. The idea is to walk away with ideas and resources to bring back to your school community. We will also be unpacking the new digital fluency standards and aligning them with other area standards.

32. Common Core Math Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This half-day session will provide an update on the scoring practices and rubrics brought about by the Regents Exams that assess student understanding of the Common Core Learning Standards. Participants will investigate several of the 2, 4, and 6-point constructed-response questions that are of the type being asked on the Common Core Math Regents, especially those asking students to "justify" "explain", or "describe". Participants will then be given an opportunity to practice scoring the different types of questions and discuss how to reconcile perceived differences between the general guidelines, rubrics, and guide papers.

33. Global and U.S. History Regents Scoring Training (Current Examination)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This half-day session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedure required for the scoring of both the current Regents examination in Global History and US History. Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, this session can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators. This session will also address the implementation schedule and review the components of the new Global History and Geography Regents examination.

34. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

35. High School Science Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2020

New
This half-day session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedures required for the scoring of the High School Regents examinations in Earth Science, Living Environment and Chemistry. Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, it can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators. This session is offered at two sites- Johnsburg CSD and WSWHE BOCES Ballard Road Conference Center via the CISCO Conference System. If your district has this system and you'd like to check if you can arrange to participate from your home district, please contact Mary Lussier mlussier@wswheboces.org. Teachers seeking scoring training for Physics should contact the School Development Office, 518-581-3750

•Audience: grades 3-12, all content areas; administrators
•3-hour workshop
•Historians, scientists, mathematicians, musicians, readers, linguists, artists, and athletes all have specific "languages" they use. This interactive workshop will help you recognize the academic language demands students face in your class and across their school day. We will explore the reasons that different communities use specialized language, as well as strategies to help students more confidently interpret and use the vocabulary, sentence patterns, and genres associated with their varied disciplines. Academic language is a key component of New York's Next Generation Learning Standards.
•NOTE: This workshop is back by popular demand; it ran once in Spring 2019.

37. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/8/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

38. 2019-2020 Teacher Mentor Training for New Mentors

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12th grade teachers

Dates: 1/13/2020

This session is designed to provide initial mentor training to any new teacher mentors that will be working with beginning teachers. During this session, participants will learn and discuss the qualities of a good mentor, the needs of beginning teachers as adult learners, and important activities and information needed to support beginning teachers throughout the year.

39. Cohort 2 New Teacher Training-Argument Based Writing

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 1/13/2020

Do you need tools to help your students create better argument writing in your classroom? This session will provide several tools for teachers to use as their students navigate the argument based writing process.

40. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/13/2020 to 1/14/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

41. Creating Digital Escape Rooms for Your Class

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/14/2020

New
Digital escape rooms require the student to figure out clues to open "Locks" and find the solutions to a question or problem. Digital escape rooms can bring gaming and problem solving to any lesson or unit. They can be an exciting and engaging activity for the whole class or as an option for early finishers. We will look at resources to find pre-made digital escape rooms and ways that we can create our own escape room. Even your students can create digital escapes for others to try. Escape your classroom and join us for the fun.

42. Special Education Professional Development Series- Continuum of Special Education Services

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, Directors of Special Education, Building Principals, Special and General Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 1/14/2020

Research data indicates that Specially Designed Instruction, coupled with quality instruction in the least restrictive environment can clearly meet the individualized educational needs of students with disabilities. Students with disabilities, who receive instruction in the general education classroom, delivered by highly qualified teachers, combined with special education supports and services will gain meaningful access, participation and progress in learning the content and skills of the general education curriculum. This seminar will explore the full continuum of special education with a particular focus on Consultant Teacher (CT) Services. Participants will be provided with insight on 6 Co-Teaching strategies as well as ideas for imbedding Consultant Teacher Direct and/or Indirect Services into a student's IEP. Special Education Consultant Teachers are encouraged to bring their General Education co-teaching partners.

43. Using Effective Assessment Tools with the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/14/2020

During this session, participants will learn to create and adapt formative and summative assessment tools to gather evidence of student learning aligned with the Next Generation Standards.

44. Special Education Professional Development Series- Grading Students with Disabilities

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Building Principals, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Special and General Education Teachers, Guidance Counselors

Dates: 1/14/2020

The balance between the integrity of the New York State Curricula and protecting the rights of students with disabilities has been an ongoing dialogue for more than 3 decades. Understanding the meaning of grades within your district's grading policy can be a daunting task due to each teacher's criteria and the variables for grading. This half-day presentation will focus on the courts and Office of Civil Rights rulings on grading. We will also explore regular, modified and weighted grades, alternative methods of grading and recording grades on student's cumulative records. Your presenters will provide to you, practical hints to assist you in beginning grading conversations within your school district in dealing with this relevant subject.

45. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 1

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/16/2020

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop.Participants will explore the Danielson Framework for Teaching and evidence-based observation techniques. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Sarah Battiste.

46. Special Education Professional Development Series- Determining Educational Benefit

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Related Service Providers, Principals, and District-level administrators.

Dates: 1/16/2020

The purpose of the Educational Benefit review is to provide a structured reflective process to assess whether an IEP is reasonably calculated to provide educational benefit. All educators including administration are responsible for ensuring that each student is making significant progress toward IEP goals. There are four steps in the process: Chart the IEP information within each year about the student's needs, present levels of performance, goals, and supports. Analyze the IEP to determine if information about the student's needs are complete and aligned. Compare the analysis of each year's IEP in order to determine if decisions made were based on progress or lack of progress. Assess educational benefit based on the information gathered, analyzed and compared within and across IEPs reviewed.

47. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/21/2020

This one-day refresher is designed for current lead evaluators of teachers who are seeking to update training received previously. This will serve for both 3012-c and 3012-d. All nine required training components will be addressed. This will not serve to qualify an attendee to be a lead evaluator. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Sarah Battiste.

48. EdTech Coaches Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/24/2020

New
This group meets monthly to discuss how to integrate EdTech into classrooms to transform learning. It involves unpacking the new computer science standards as well as evaluating the EdTech tools that align with EdLaw 2D. This cohort is for anyone in the coaching role in their district. Participants will collaborate, discuss and problem solve as a group.

49. Model School Liaison Meeting

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/24/2020

New
This group meets quarterly to discuss updates to EdTech products and state regulations in regards to standards and privacy. This group consists of tech directors, EdTech coaches and others involved in the decision making in their schools.

50. Introduction to SMART Board MX

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/28/2020

New
Were you lucky enough to have a SMART Board installed in your classroom but do not know how to use all the features? This is the workshop for you. We will look at using the SMART Board as a digital whiteboard and then using it with SMART Notebook software.

• Audience: grades 5-12, especially ELA and history/social studies.
• One of the most challenging aspects of argument writing can be connecting textual evidence to claim statements, so that quotes and data do not feel disjointed or awkward. This interactive workshop will provide strategies to help students integrate their textual evidence, emphasizing the importance of the students' audience and purpose in shaping writing choices.
• NOTE: This workshop builds on the previous argument writing workshops, but it may be taken independently.

52. Using SMART Learning Suite Online in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/28/2020

New
If you have a SMART Board n your classroom you must investigate SMART Learning Suite Online. With SMART Learning Suite (SLS) Online, a teacher can create lessons, activities and assessments anywhere, add interactive features to static content and share with any student device. Join us in this workshop to learn more.

53. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 1/28/2020

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.

54. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 1/28/2020

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.

55. Nearpod for Beginners

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/30/2020

New
Spend the morning learning about the wonderful world of Nearpod. See how this tool can be used in any classroom from K-12 and can integrate wonderful activities to engage your students and get them creating and collaborating. The morning will be a chance to view and explore as a student. The afternoon will take you through how to build your own Nearpod lessons using your already made Google slides and Powerpoints. Come ready to create and build in this interactive session.

56. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Principals

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 1/30/2020

New
This one day offering is designed for those new evaluators of principals who have already received the full training to be a Lead Evaluator of teachers. The session will review refresh all nine required SED-required training components, and then tailor the workshop to the differences between the two systems (teachers vs. principals evaluations).

57. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Differentiation/Small Group

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 2/3/2020

During this session, participants will learn and discuss several strategies for providing differentiation in their classrooms. Participants will be introduced to ways to structure their classroom to enhance the way they provide differentiation as well as encourage student speaking, listening and leadership skills.

58. Awareness -Part 2 NYS Next Generation Math Standards -Crosswalks/Snapshot Review- Grades 6-11 (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 2/4/2020

In Part 2 of the Awareness Phase of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards participants will examine the Crosswalks and Snapshots to investigate the specific Standards that will be affected by the clarifications and changes. The impact these modified Standards will have on curriculum will be defined. Participants are asked to bring laptops.

59. Virtual Trips with Nearpod

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/4/2020

New
In this session, we will travel the world through virtual reality experiences. We will view famous sites, college campuses and more. From there we will learn how to use VR in the classroom without having to drag in a big kit or 20 cell phones. These VR experiences will work on any device that you have available and can be done with any size group. Come learn how to use VR in any class from K-12.

60. Google Tour Builder, Google Tour Creator + Bonus Webinar

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/4/2020

New
It is possible to create tours with virtual maps, street views and 360 images. Come to this session to learn how to use these tools in your classroom. Stay for the last hour to watch a global webinar that will offer many exciting ways to use these tools right away.

61. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 2/5/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

62. Prioritizing/Unwrapping the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 2/5/2020

During this session, participants will analyze across all strands of the Next Generation ELA Standards in order to determine relationships between priority and supporting standards. Participants will practice strategies to unwrap standards in order to build clarity around learning intentions and criteria for student success.

63. Inquiry - Beginners, Refresher

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 2/6/2020

This one and a half day workshop is designed to teach you about the inquiry process, and put it into practice. Day 1 (full day) will be learning and activities, with time to start planning a lesson. Day 2 (half day, date TBA) will be sharing out results of inquiry lesson you planned, and to reflect and revise as needed. We ask that librarians sign up with a teacher, or that teachers bring their librarian. Everyone attending needs to register. (There is no cost to districts for this workshop).

64. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/6/2020

New
This cohort is designed to be interactive and gives us the ability to create strong digital literacy foundations. Participants will learn from each other, collaborate, reflect and discuss. The idea is to walk away with ideas and resources to bring back to your school community. We will also be unpacking the new digital fluency standards and aligning them with other area standards.

65. EdTech Coaches Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/6/2020

New
This group meets monthly to discuss how to integrate EdTech into classrooms to transform learning. It involves unpacking the new computer science standards as well as evaluating the EdTech tools that align with EdLaw 2D. This cohort is for anyone in the coaching role in their district. Participants will collaborate, discuss and problem solve as a group.

66. Cohort 2 New Teacher Training-Academic Vocabulary Strategies

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 2/10/2020

This session is designed to provide learning strategies for students to understand, acquire and use academic vocabulary in any content area or program.

67. Capacity Building - Part I NYS Next Generation Math Standards, Grades K-8 (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 2/11/2020

Based on determined needs, participants will review, revise, and create curricular units to ensure alignment to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Participants are asked to bring present curricular materials, textbooks, resources, and a laptop.

68. Stop Motion Animation with Google Slides

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/11/2020

New
Stop motion animation is animation that is captured one frame at a time, usually with physical objects that are moved between frames. However, you can also create stop motion animation using objects/images on a Google slide. This can be a creative and fun way to: tell a story, reenact a historical event, demonstrate a scientific concept, explain how to solve a math problem and more. Give this a try!

69. Connecting Social Emotional Learning To Your Current Practice (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin Teaching Assistants

Dates: 2/12/2020

Social emotional learning is important for both students and adults. Learn how your own social-emotional learning impacts you day to day and make connections to current classroom practices to create an environment and instruction focused on supporting everyone's social emotional learning.

70. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 2/13/2020

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.

71. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 2/13/2020

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.

72. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 2/19/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

73. Adapting lessons from units/modules to align to the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 2/25/2020

During this session, participants will learn through model teaching how to adapt their current lessons from units/modules to align to the Next Generation ELA Standards

74. Grades PreK-2 Development of Units of Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 1.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin

Dates: 2/26/2020

Know how to read the NYSSLS but don't know how to start? Learn how to start to develop a unit of study, carve out time for science and start getting out hands dirty.

75. Grades 3-5 Development of Units of Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 1.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin

Dates: 2/27/2020

Know how to read the NYSSLS but don't know hoe to start? Learn how to start to develop a unit of study. carve out time for science and start getting our hands dirty.

76. Grades 6-8 Development of Units of Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 1.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin

Dates: 2/28/2020

Know how to read the NYSSLS but don't know how to start? Learn how to start to develop a unit of study, carve out time for science and start getting our hands dirty.

77. Google Certified Educator-Level 2 Exam Prep Course

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/28/2020

New
Show your Google proficiency by becoming a Level 2 Google Certified Educator. In this full day session, you will explore Google's advanced topics and how to apply these in the classroom. The certification process and exam tips will also be discussed This training will be led by Google Certified Trainers.

78. Awareness - Part I NYS Next Generation Math Standards - Are We Ready for the Next Generation of Math Standards? (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/3/2020

Repeat on the Awareness Phase of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards Discussions around the philosophy and documents associated with the Next Generation of Math Standards, as well as an emphasis on the Mathematical Practices.

79. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

80. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.
During this session, participants will use curriculum evaluation tools to ensure curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards
During this session, participants will use curriculum evaluation tools to ensure their current curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards

83. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/6/2020

New
This cohort is designed to be interactive and gives us the ability to create strong digital literacy foundations. Participants will learn from each other; collaborate, reflect and discuss. The idea is to walk away with ideas and resources to bring back to your school community. We will also be unpacking the new digital fluency standards and aligning them with other area standards.

84. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Active Participation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 3/9/2020

This session will introduce participants to multiple strategies and activities focused on increasing student engagement and classroom participation. Participants will have an opportunity to learn, practice and plan using each of the presented strategies. Each session will focus on a different set of strategies that can be easily implemented in any classroom.

85. The Committee Special Education Secretaries Network Session 3

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators and Clerical

Dates: 3/10/2020

Course Description: Administrators, teachers and parents of students with disabilities know that the CSE secretary is an essential and vital component of the CSE process that results in improved educational and behavioral outcomes for students with disabilities. The CSE secretary wears many hats such as scheduling meetings, sending out meeting and due process notices, ensuring that IEPs are completed, making sure that parent concerns are addressed just to name a few. In our area, we have a wide range of CSE secretary experience and knowledge. The purpose of the network is to improve your CSE office's procedures. The idea of bringing CSE secretaries together, 3 times per year (summer, fall, early spring) to learn and share ideas from each other is essential. CSE secretaries are encouraged to invite their CSE chairpersons to the afternoon sessions. Some of the Topics of Discussion: *The Latest Updates in Special Education * Sharing of CSE Secretaries TIPS and Best Practices to Improve CSE Office Operations (Bring your ideas) * Balancing Your Many Hats * Question and Answer Session with the Presenter, Start Writing Down Your Concerns and Bring Them to the Meeting * Enhancing and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships with Your CSE Chairperson. Lunch on your own.

86. The Committee Special Education Secretaries Network Session 3- Chairperson PM Only

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators and Clerical

Dates: 3/10/2020

Course Description: Administrators, teachers and parents of students with disabilities know that the CSE secretary is an essential and vital component of the CSE process that results in improved educational and behavioral outcomes for students with disabilities. The CSE secretary wears many hats such as scheduling meetings, sending out meeting and due process notices, ensuring that IEPs are completed, making sure that parent concerns are addressed just to name a few. In our area, we have a wide range of CSE secretary experience and knowledge. The purpose of the network is to improve your CSE office's procedures. The idea of bringing CSE secretaries together, 3 times per year (summer, fall, early spring) to learn and share ideas from each other is essential. CSE secretaries are encouraged to invite their CSE chairpersons to the afternoon sessions. Some of the Topics of Discussion: *The Latest Updates in Special Education * Sharing of CSE Secretaries TIPS and Best Practices to Improve CSE Office Operations (Bring your ideas) * Balancing Your Many Hats * Question and Answer Session with the Presenter, Start Writing Down Your Concerns and Bring Them to the Meeting * Enhancing and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships with Your CSE Chairperson. Lunch on your own.

87. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/10/2020 to 3/11/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

88. Communications Coordinators

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 3/18/2020

One of four meetings per year for district represenatives to School Library services in accordance with Commissioners Regulations 90.18. Includes SLS business meeting and Professional Development to turnkey back to districts.

89. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

90. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 3/26/2020

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.

91. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 3/26/2020

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.

92. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 4/2/2020

New
This cohort is designed to be interactive and gives us the ability to create strong digital literacy foundations. Participants will learn from each other; collaborate, reflect and discuss. The idea is to walk away with ideas and resources to bring back to your school community. We will also be unpacking the new digital fluency standards and aligning with them with other area standards.

93. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 4/14/2020

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.

94. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 4/14/2020

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.

95. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 4/15/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

96. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 4/21/2020 to 4/22/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

97. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Scaffolding Strategies

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 5/4/2020

The increased demands in literacy require students to examine challenging text in the classroom, not just in ELA but Social Studies, Science and the technical subjects. Participants will walk the steps to take when it becomes necessary to scaffold complex text in the classroom-from identifying the elements of text complexity, to student factors to consider, as well as which possible scaffolds to put in place.

98. Communications Coordinators

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 5/5/2020

One of four meetings per year for district represenatives to School Library services in accordance with Commissioners Regulations 90.18. Includes SLS business meeting and Professional Development to turnkey back to districts.

99. Using Effective Assessment Tools with the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 5/7/2020

During this session, participants will learn to create and adapt formative and summative assessment tools to gather evidence of student learning aligned with the Next Generation Standards

100. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/8/2020

New
This cohort is designed to be interactive and gives us the ability to create strong digital literacy foundations. Participants will learn from each other; collaborate, reflect and discuss. The idea is to walk away with ideas and resources to bring back to your school community. We will also be unpacking the new digital fluency standards and aligning them with other area standards.

101. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/11/2020 to 5/12/2020

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.