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1. 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

Starting Today
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.

2. 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

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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.

3. Secondary Book Group #4

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians and teachers at the secondary level

Dates: 2/27/2020

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Professional Development for teachers and librarians at the secondary level to read and discuss books (fiction and nonfiction) to recommend to students. Titles may also be evaluated for use in classrooms.

4. 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

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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.

5. Google Certified Educator-Level 2 Exam Prep Course

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/28/2020

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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.

6. LEOT Part II and III

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 3/2/2020

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The purpose of this session is to provide initial training to lead evaluators of teachers the nine required training elements related to the APPR evaluation process. During these sessions, participants will review the APPR student performance scoring model related to SLO's as well as the best ways to provide feedback following a lesson observation.

7. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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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.

8. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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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 their current curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards

10. Book Study - Fair Isn't Always Equal - 2nd Edition (WSWHE CTE Teachers only)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CTE Teachers

Dates: 3/5/2020 to 4/7/2020

This book study will review the Rick Wormeli book Fair Isn't Always Equal. Topics of discussion may include: Assessment, Rubrics, Test Development, Why do we Grade, Redos and Retakes, Grading SCales and Report Cards as they apply to the CTE World. Once a participant registers and receives approval books will be supplied. Credit will be applied as completed and partial credit can be earned.

11. EdTech Coaches Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/6/2020

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.

12. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/6/2020

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.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. Using Google Sites in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/10/2020

Google Sites is an incredibly versatile tool for the classroom. For example, it can be used to create a class website, share resources with your students, create digital portfolios and more. With the ability to add any type of content i.e. docs, folders, slides, video and work collaboratively, the possibilities are endless. Come find out how simple a Google Site is to create and incorporate it into your classroom.

16. Using Google Forms in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/10/2020

Have you tried Google Forms yet? if not, you must. Attend this workshop to learn how to create Google Forms you can use in your classroom. Google Forms can be used for student assessment, entrance and exit tickets, collecting data, book reports, differentiated lessons and more.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. WCC Algebra II PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Algebra 2 Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2020

New
This session will continue the work the team began in the Fall regarding the Statistics requirements of the A2 course.

20. WCC Lifeskills PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Lifeskills Teachers

Dates: 3/16/2020

New
This session will continue the work the team began in the Fall

21. Secondary Book Group #5

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians and teachers at the secondary level

Dates: 3/16/2020

Professional Development for teachers and librarians at the secondary level to read and discuss books (fiction and nonfiction) to recommend to students. Titles may also be evaluated for use in classrooms.

22. TAG-Technical Advisory Group

Program: Learning Tech

Dates: 3/17/2020

Learning Tech CoSer User Group

23. Proctoring 3-8 ELA and Math Assessments

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Whitehall Instructional Staff

Dates: 3/17/2020

New
This session will provide teachers and staff who will serve in a proctoring capacity for the 3-8 ELA and Math assessments the necessary resources and supports during the administration window.

24. Proctoring 3-8 ELA and Math Assessments

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Whitehall Instructional Staff

Dates: 3/17/2020

New
This session will provide teachers and staff who will serve in a proctoring capacity for the 3-8 ELA and Math assessments the necessary resources and supports during the administration window.

25. 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.

26. 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.

27. Chromebook Classroom Work Flow

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/24/2020

Your students are lucky enough to have a class set or one to one Chromebooks, now let's learn how to use them to engage your students and keep them on task. Using various Google apps such as Google Classroom, Slides and Forms you and your students will be Chromebook masters in no time.

28. Creating Suicide Safety for School Staff

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 3/24/2020

This workshop is designed for school planning teams. What a planning team looks like varies greatly from school to school. This workshop is designed to help school personnel: 1) gain an understanding of suicide and how school-based prevention is conceived, 2) assess existing suicide prevention and response readiness, 3) review best practices in school-based suicide prevention, 4) develop a customized implementation plan, and 5) access free and low-cost resources. Trainers: Pat Breux, SPCNY, and Amy Molloy, MHANYS. *Lunch on your own*

29. Chromebook Classroom Work Flow-Work Session

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/24/2020

Take this afternoon session to give yourself some time to organize your Google Classroom and find the other resources you need to engage your students using their Chromebooks. A Google Certified Educator/Trainer will be on hand to answer all your questions and give you suggestions.
During this full-day workshop participants will: *Receive an overview of the new Framework-based United States History and Government Regents Examination. *Receive information related to the development of the three parts of the exam. *Review and discuss scoring materials for the Short Essays and the Civics Literacy Essay. *Examine student responses for the Short Essays and Civics Literacy Essay and apply the rubric to student *responses, and discuss the score. *Receive training materials for use back in their districts to train in-district scorers of the new exam.

31. Nearpod 101

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/26/2020

Have you heard of Nearpod but want to learn more? Spend the morning learning the basics of Nearpod. We will discuss how to use this Edtech resources in your classroom to leverage student engagement, agency, and creativity.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. Seesaw 101

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/27/2020

Have you heard of Seesaw but want to learn more? Spend the morning learning the basics of Seesaw. We will discuss how to use these Edtech resources in your classroom to leverage students engagement, agency, and creativity.

35. Appsmash with Seesaw

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/27/2020

You use Seesaw with your students but you know it can do so much more! This session will showcase apps that you can build activity templates and more. Learn how to leverage the data.

36. Writing in Social Studies: The Enduring and Civic Issues Essays

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Admin

Dates: 3/31/2020

Closed
Participants will work through the process of composing enduring and civic issues essays. We will look at each part of the essay to understand the best way to teach this process to students.

37. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 4/2/2020

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.

38. 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.

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. EdTech Coaches Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 4/21/2020

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.

42. Secondary Book Group #6

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians and teachers at the secondary level

Dates: 4/21/2020

Professional Development for teachers and librarians at the secondary level to read and discuss books (fiction and nonfiction) to recommend to students. Titles may also be evaluated for use in classrooms.

43. 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.

44. TCIS Train the Trainer- 5 Day Initial Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/27/2020 to 5/1/2020

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) is a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach school staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis. This intensive five-day train-the-trainer course provides staff with an in-district training capacity in the TCIS curriculum. This program emphasizes crisis prevention through de-escalation skills and teaching student strategies for addressing crisis situations. Physical intervention techniques will also be taught. Upon successful completion of the program participants will be able to conduct TCIS trainings in their districts. Participants will learn how to teach TCIS techniques, supervise safe restraint practice sessions, utilize training aids, and evaluate trainees' skills. All participants will be expected to demonstrate competence to become a TCIS trainer. Participants must be capable of moderate physical activity; attendance alone does not qualify a participant as a TCIS trainer. *Registration Deadline: March 9, 2020* *2 week cancellation notice is required by phone or email to the School Development Office or your district will be billed for non-representation of a registrant*. There will be light refreshments/ snacks provided AM & PM and Lunch is on your own.

45. Creating Interactive Video Lessons with Edpuzzle

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 4/28/2020

With all of the great online tools available to educators creating interactive lessons is fun and easier than you think In this workshop we will explore Edpuzzle. "Edpuzzle is an easy-to-use platform where you can make any video your lesson." You can use it to add audio notes and voice overs to your videos and even create quizzes all with the ability to integrate with Google Classroom. Edpuzzle has a great library of videos to choose from or you can use your favorite You Tube Video.

46. 5th Grade Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/4/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

47. 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.

48. 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.

49. Pre-K Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/5/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

50. Helping Students at Risk for Suicide

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 5/5/2020

This is a full day workshop for school-based health and mental health professionals who are charged with intervening when a student is thought to be at risk for suicide. It is designed to improve skills, processes, and protocol for helping students at risk for suicide through: 1) equipping professionals with tools, knowledge, and skills to assist students having thoughts of suicide or engaging in suicidal behavior, 2) understanding pre-planning and standardized procedures for safety planning, 3) identifying the importance of collaboration and shared decision making across multi-disciplinary teams and with the student and his or her family, 4) viewing an example of documenting risk of suicide and safety planning, and 5) developing standardized procedures that reflect best practice for helping students at risk. Trainers: Pat Breux, SPCNY. *Lunch on Your Own*

51. Kindergarten Science Unit Development Session Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/5/2020

New
This session will lead grade-level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands-on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of this session, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for the school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half-day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

52. 1st Grade Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/6/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

53. Common Core ELA Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/6/2020

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.

54. Framework- Based US History Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/6/2020

New
This half-day session will provide training to rate the Short Essays and Civics Literacy Essay for the framework-based Regents Examination in United States History and Government. Participants will review the Short Essay and Civics Literacy Essay rating materials and examine student exemplar papers for the Short Essays and for the Civics Literacy Essay, matching evidence from the student papers with criteria in the rubrics. Training materials will be provided.

55. 2nd Grade Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/6/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

56. Common Core Math Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/6/2020

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.

57. 3rd Grade Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/7/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

58. 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

59. Framework-Based Global History and Geography II Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2020

New
This half- day 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.

60. 4th Grade Science Unit Development - Kit A Only

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/7/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

61. U.S. History Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2020

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.

62. EdTech Coaches Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/8/2020

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.

63. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/8/2020

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.

64. 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.

65. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 1

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/12/2020

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.

66. Capacity Building - Rewriting Assessments K-8 Aligned to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 5/12/2020

The impact that the NYS Next Generation Math Standards and clarifications will have on curriculum and instruction will, in turn, necessitate changes in formative and summative assessments. This workshop will provide teachers with an opportunity to review and revise assessments that they presently use. Participants are asked to bring with them the assessments they wish to alter, as well as a laptop.

67. Game Based Learning

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/12/2020

Keeping students engaged in the classroom is a challenge so why not try adding some game based learning. Games are a fun way to reinforce concepts, in an engaging way. In this workshop we will explore some free online games that you can use in your classroom today including Kahoot and Quizizz. You can choose existing quizzes or create your own for review and assessments.

68. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/12/2020

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.

69. Game Based Learning Work Session

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/12/2020

After learning about different options for game based learning in the classroom spend the afternoon creating some activities for students. There will be a trainer to give you suggestions or help you with any questions you may have.

70. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/12/2020

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.

71. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2020

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.

72. Cohort 2-New Teacher Training-Project Based Learning

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 5/18/2020

This session will introduce the eight elements of a gold standards project including project examples and resources for designing engaging projects for students.

73. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Principals

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 5/19/2020

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).

74. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 2

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/20/2020

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop. Participants will be guided through the initial steps outlined by NYS in regards to the creation of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs). Time will also be spent exploring the instructional shifts and their inherent position within the approved rubrics for teacher evaluation. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Sarah Battiste.

75. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/20/2020

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.

76. Secondary Book Group #7

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians and teachers at the secondary level

Dates: 5/20/2020

Professional Development for teachers and librarians at the secondary level to read and discuss books (fiction and nonfiction) to recommend to students. Titles may also be evaluated for use in classrooms.

77. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 5/21/2020

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.

78. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 5/21/2020

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.

79. Digital Fluency Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/22/2020

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.

80. Reimagined ESIFC - Regional Workshop

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians and School Library Coordinators

Dates: 5/26/2020

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. If you are closed out of this session, please email jpfeiffer@wswheboces.org to be considered for a waitlist.

81. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 3

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/27/2020

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop. Participants will re-examine the idea of an evidence-based evaluation system through the identification of criteria for quality student learning objectives; exploring various methods of target setting; and ways of establishing HEDI rating scales. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Sarah Battiste.

82. Get Creating - With Buncee (ONLINE ONLY)

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/30/2020 to 6/30/2020

In this 5 hour online workshop you will explore an amazing tech tool that you can use in your classroom. While this product is not totally free, it's well worth the investment. We will review ways to use Buncee, some basics of design, and explore resources you can use in your classroom. To start, we will discuss the importance of visual literacy and creativity for your students. You will be expected to complete all parts of the attached website as well as create a lesson, sample, or activity that showcases your learning. You may start and end this course any time within the 2019-2020 school year. Link to course: https://sites.google.com/wswheboces.org/smilesession-getcreating/home

83. Promethean Gems - ONLINE ONLY

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 5/30/2020 to 6/30/2020

In this 5 hour online workshop you will explore how to use your Promethean as more than just a display. This course will not teach you the components of the board, but how you can interact with the board in creative and engaging ways. You are required to create a lesson that you could then use in your classroom based on what you learn. You may start and complete this course at your own pace. Link to the course: https://sites.google.com/wswheboces.org/smilelearningworkshops-prometh/home

84. Grades PreK-2 Improving Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 2.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin

Dates: 6/1/2020

Now that you've started using the NYSSLS and an inquiry based approach to science learning, let's work on improving your use of phenomena and how to incorporate ELA and math within science.

85. Grades 3-5 Improving Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 2.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers Admin

Dates: 6/2/2020

Now that you've started using the NYSSLS and an inquiry based approach to science learning, let's work on improving your use of phenomena and how to incorporate ELA and math within science.

86. Capacity Building - Leading Students to High-level Thinking K-11 in Regard to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 6/2/2020

The preface to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards states that the intent of the new Standards is "to ensure that the mathematics learning standards continue to be rigorous" by balancing the need for conceptual understanding, procedural skill and application." Participants are asked to bring a colleague from a different grade level (Elementary with Secondary) to share strategies and learning. Emphasis will be on utilizing the Math Practices and vertical collaboration to lead students to higher levels of thinking. Participants are asked to bring a laptop.

87. Grades 6-8 Improving Science Learning utilizing NYSSLS 2.0

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 6/3/2020

Now that you've started using the NYSSLS and an inquiry based approach to science learning, let's work on improving your use of phenomena and how to incorporate ELA and math with science.

88. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/9/2020

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.

89. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/9/2020

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.

90. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/10/2020

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.

91. Teaching Practices to Support Student Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 6/10/2020

New
Supporting student social emotional learning is an important aspect of the school wide implementation of social emotional learning benchmarks and programs. In this session, participants will explore ways to integrate social emotional competencies and skills through teaching practices that foster academic mindsets, make learning interactive, elevate student voice and align social emotional learning and academic standards.

92. 2019-2020 Teacher Mentor Training for New Mentors

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 6/11/2020

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.

93. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/16/2020 to 6/17/2020

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.

94. Get Creating - With Seesaw ONLINE ONLY

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 6/30/2020

In this 5 hour online workshop you will explore Seesaw and how you can use it in your class to get students showcase their learning. The focus will be on getting them creating. All of the lesson and activities showcased are on the FREE version of the tech tool. https://sites.google.com/wswheboces.org/smile-learning-seesaw/home

95. Pre-K Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring Session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/6/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

96. Kindergarten Summer Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/6/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

97. 1st Grade Summer Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/7/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

98. 2nd Grade Summer Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/7/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.

99. 3rd Grade Summer Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/8/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.
Supporting student social emotional learning is an important aspect of the school wide implementation of social emotional learning benchmarks and programs. In this session, participants will explore ways to integrate social emotional competencies and skills through teaching practices that foster academic mindsets, make learning interactive, elevate student voice and align social emotional learning and academic standards.

101. 4th Grade Summer Science Unit Development-Kit A Only (Repeat of the Spring session)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: PK-12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/8/2020

New
These sessions will lead grade level teachers through partially developed science units, including the use of lesson plans and hands on kit materials. Teachers will experience the unit and enhance the unit with some of their own ideas as well. The presenter will share a unit template with many existing elements and allow the teachers to add to the unit. Upon completion of these sessions, districts will have the option to purchase science kits through the School Development/TLDS COSER for school year 2020-2021 use. In K-5th grades, the curriculum is developed in three parts. There is an A, B and C unit with corresponding kits. Each part is a half day training that covers one of the three parts of the curriculum (A, B, or C). In PreK, there is an A and B unit with corresponding A and B kits.