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1. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 7/25/2022 to 7/26/2022

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

2. Library Policies: Creating Equity Through Action - ASYNCHRONOUS

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 7/25/2022

Participants will be able to distinguish between policies and procedures and will create a guidelines document for their library with the assistance of a template. This professional development will be available from July 22, 2022 through September 30, 2022. A link to a Nearpod will be sent to participants.

3. Follow-Up Days to Starting Off on the Right Foot: A Supportive Session for First Time Administrators and Superintendents

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 8/1/2022 to 6/1/2023

Participants will engage in small group and individual follow- up support sessions and activities to implement the learning and strategies presented at the initial regional workshop. Individual contact dates and locations may not occur as listed due to the unique individualized nature of the support activities.

4. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 8/11/2022

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

5. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 8/16/2022

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

6. Teach 2 Lead Professional Development Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: New or slightly new CTE teachers

Dates: 8/22/2022 to 3/24/2023

CTE New Teacher Training-ACTEA Zone 3 is offering a new CTE teacher orientation and training. The training will cover instructional strategies for planning curriculum, lesson planning, classroom management and grading for new or slightly new CTE teachers.

7. Leveraging Sora for Students - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will get WSWHE librarians better acquainted with the Sora ebook platform. Learn or review how to search the Sora collection, place holds, utilize new features such as NY Reads, what bundles can look like for specific groups or classes, note taking, and settings, as well as creating links for your own Sora Showcase. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the link after you register.

8. OPALS Refresher: How Can You Make OPALS Work Better For You? - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will help librarians using OPALS for their local online catalog system. Whether you're relatively new to OPALS, or a veteran looking for some new tips and tricks, this session will show you features you didn't know you needed. Learn how to hand-select records to chain together for quick editing, insert images, dig into reports and tools, get an inventory refresher, and discover best practices for removing obsolete items and users, among other tasks. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance and completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the registration link AFTER you register.

9. Utilizing Library.fyi to Enhance Student Learning - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will get WSWHE librarians better acquainted with the Library.fyi database platform. Discover how to customize your library.fyi page to make it a true, one-stop research portal. Learn how to create a custom landing page, add a navigation menu, and make use of subject guides in ways that work for you, whether for projects, grade levels, teachers, or all of the above. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the link after you register.

10. 2022-2023 CSE/CPSE Chairpersons Meetings

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 9/15/2022 to 5/18/2023

All meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month. Schedule: 8:00-8:30am-Networking and Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:30am-Professional Development 10:30-10:45am-Break 10:45-11:30am-Meeting 12:00-2:30pm-Each afternoon session meeting will have a different topic. Lunch will be provided for those who are participating in the PM sessions.

11. CTE Curriculum Review

Program: Special Education/CTE Professional Development for Curriculum and Instructi

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 9/15/2022

Teachers will review the standards and competencies for the new CTE Small Animal Course to review alignment and integration of Math & ELA

12. EdTech Coach Cohort Meeting - Virtual Dates

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/15/2022 to 4/20/2023

Join this virtual meeting series to connect and collaborate with other EdTech enthusiasts, coaches, integrationists, and technology coordinators. We will meet every other month to discuss technology tools, tech updates, and activities in our districts. We will also be continuing our work on the computer science and digital fluency standards. Join these active discussions!

13. WSWHE SLS Resources

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/19/2022 to 12/16/2022

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This interactive, self-paced session walks you through the many WSWHE School Library System resources available to WSWHE librarians,library staff, and other educators. This PD will help users to explore our web page; how to sift through our LibGuides; discover the databases and ebooks available to all districts at no cost; and our SLS Professional Collection. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/2022-12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/19/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the registration link after you register.

14. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 9/19/2022 to 9/20/2022

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

15. Classroom Workflow with Google

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/20/2022

This webinar is designed to show you beyond the basics of Google Classroom-creating and adding an assignment, grading assignments, what to do with returned/missing assignments; to-do; review and more! If you are new to Google Classroom, want a quick refresher, or want to learn about the new features, this is for you!

16. Current Issues in School Librarianship - PLC

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/20/2022 to 5/25/2023

This group of school librarians will explore the current issues in school librarianship including library policies, best practices, assessment, and more. Participants should be prepared to share resources, experiences, and ideas with colleagues.

17. National Board Professional Support Program

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers seeking National Board Certification

Dates: 9/20/2022 to 5/2/2023

Teachers will work collaboratively and focus on their selected component work around a chosen National Board certificate area & developmental level. This support program provides teachers with the opportunity to highlight their professional decision-making abilities to evaluate learning strengths and needs for students; differentiate instruction; analyze and modify instructional strategies and materials based on ongoing assessment, and be reflective practitioners. This professional learning is based on the 5 Core Propositions, Architecture of Accomplished Teaching, and certificate area standards as well as specific component instructions. Teachers engaged in the learning will receive support, as a cohort, to help them unpack the teaching standards, prompts, and improve their professional practice through further development as descriptive, analytical, and reflective practitioners.

18. School Librarian Orientation - SLS Mentor Program

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES SLS Mentor Program

Dates: 9/27/2022

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This full day orientation will prepare new school librarians for a successful year. Topics to be covered include: SLS support, online resources, collection development, library program evaluation and goal setting, and advocacy. Attendance is required for librarians in the SLS Mentor program.

19. Curriculum and Assessment Council

Program: School Development Services

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

Dates: 9/28/2022 to 6/12/2023

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

20. 10 Minute Activities for Computer Science/Digital Fluency

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/28/2022

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Think you don't have time to add computer science and digital fluency standards into your classroom? Think again! Discover easy ways to integrate the key concepts into any subject and in bite-sized activities

21. Introduction to Nearpod

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/28/2022

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Searching for ways to produce lessons that support interactive learning? Look no further! Nearpod is an online tool that allows teachers to use slide-based teaching both in the classroom and remotely. Educators can create lessons, transfer pre-made slides, and choose from hundreds of interactive Nearpod-designed lessons. Formative Assessments, videos, and interactive games add to the Nearpod experience, too! Join this class to learn the basics of Nearpod. Teachers will: *Understand how to navigate Nearpod *Learn how to create and embed pre-made resources, videos, and games *Have the opportunity and time to create, edit, or search for lessons

22. SEL in the Secondary Classroom

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 6-8, 9-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Counselors, Administrators

Dates: 9/29/2022

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It is important that SEL in the secondary context is developmentally appropriate. This session explores what developmentally appropriate SEL looks like in the 6-12 setting through an analysis of skills, knowledge & attitudes and practices educators can put into place.

23. What's New in Kami

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/29/2022

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Kami got a facelift! Come to this session to learn about the new look and all of the exciting updates that Kami has to offer. We will focus on accessibility and workflows as you use this amazing tool with your students. Learn how Kami integrates with Google Classroom including an easier way to grade by page. Check out the new library enhancements and finally explore the split and merge templates. If you have never used Kami, or consider yourself a pro, there is something for you in this session!

24. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Initial Course Part I, Part 2 and Part 3 Series

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

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

Dates: 9/30/2022 to 10/19/2022

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

25. Academic Vocabulary Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a close look at the importance of academic vocabulary and language as a hallmark of advanced literacies in any subject area. Participants will learn how to select and explicitly teach academic vocabulary to students in the classroom. Strategies for encouraging student use of academic language will also be explored. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - October 1 - October 31, 2022

26. Deep Dive into the SEL Competencies (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Counselors, Teaching Assistants, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders in order to take a deeper dive into each SEL competency: Self Awareness, Social Awareness, Relationships, Self Management and Responsible Decision Making. Participants will get an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that adults and students can cultivate to create positive learning communities with practical resources and strategies to apply to their practice. Participants are able to complete the course at their own pace within the course window - October 1 - October 31, 2022.

27. Explicit Instruction in Writing Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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Writing is an essential skill in any content area. It helps us clarify our thinking, deepen understanding, and communicate. This session will provide participants with an understanding of 6 principles of writing instruction to apply to everyday practices as well as models & strategies for explicit writing in all 4 core content areas (ELA, Math, Science & Social Studies). This session is appropriate for teachers in grades 3-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - October 1 - October 31, 2022

28. Intentional Teaching Practices to Support SEL (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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Being intentional with instructional practices can support students in cultivate and apply SEL knowledge, skills and attitudes. Participants will learn strategies they can use to elevate student voice, build learning communities, build student learning capacity & integrate SEL and academics. Practices & strategies can be applied across the developmental continuum K-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - October 1 - October 31, 2022.

29. Introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders seeking an introduction or re-introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards in order to inform their curriculum alignment and articulation of core instruction in K-12 Science. Participants will explore through self-paced learning activities the foundational components of the K-12 Science Learning Standards in order to understand the instructional shifts required in the new NYS Science Learning Standards that are focused on three Dimensions: Science and Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Cross-Cutting Concepts. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 10/1/22 - 10/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

30. Scaffolding Texts & Tasks (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a deep dive into scaffolding. Participants will learn through the self-paced course to think through text and task complexity in order to select appropriate scaffolds for their instructional preparations. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - October 1 - October 31, 2022.

31. Science Instructional Series: Student Talk in Science (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of how to plan for and utilize purposeful Student Talk in order for students to engage in Science and Engineering Practices that are inherent to the New York State Science Standards (NYSSLS). Participants in this self-paced session will learn strategies to structure and sustain talk in the science classroom, including "teacher moves" and resources to support purposeful planning practices. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 10/1/22 -10/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

32. Science Instructional Series: Using Phenomena (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Phenomena as an instructional anchor for science units of study. Phenomena is a vital component to teaching the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), but selecting and planning phenomena as learning anchors can be overwhelming. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the two types of phenomena needed, offer resources to begin a curriculum redesign, and provide a process to evaluate & plan with the phenomena. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 10/1/22 - 10/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

33. Science Instructional Series: Using the Science Practice of Modeling (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Modeling in order to develop Cross-Cutting Concepts and Science & Engineering Practices in the implementation of science units of study. Teachers have used modeling for years to assist with instruction and learning, but the shift has moved to teaching students how to engage in the thinking process of modeling to deepen their learning of scientific phenomena using an inquiry based approach. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the scientific process of modeling, offer resources for planning units of study, and provide a process to incorporate modeling into classroom instruction. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 10/1/22 - 10/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

34. Top Five Things to Think About in Preparation for the Next Generation Math Implementation for Grades 7-12 (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 7-12 Math Teachers, Special Education/AIS Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2022

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This asynchronous session is designed for 7-12 Math educators and leaders who are looking to reconnect with foundational information on the instructional shifts and priorities of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Did your curriculum alignment and revision begin pre-pandemic? Have you identified a strategy to revisit planning and implementation of the Next Generation Math Standards for post pandemic needs? Participants will explore through self-paced learning activities five critical actions to prepare for the implementation phase of secondary math core instruction in preparation of the first High School assessments aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards that are scheduled to be phased in beginning in June 2024 with Algebra I. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - October 1, 2022- October 31, 2022.

35. Google Sites for Beginners

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/4/2022

This is perfect for educators who want to build a website for class, a project or an after-school club/activity. It is very user friendly and after learning the basics you will be well on your way to mastering Google Sites to fit your needs.

36. Incident Command and Radio Etiquette Open Enrollment Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking knowledge on appropriate incident command, radio etiquette and the agencies involved in those systems

Dates: 10/5/2022

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Training Topics: *Incident Command *Successfully Operating in a Multi-Agency Incident Command System *Understanding Personnel and Agencies Involved in Incident Command Systems *Radio Etiquette *How to Optimally Communicate Using Two-Way Radios *Understanding Radio Components

37. Elementary Social Studies Educators PLC

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 5/24/2023

The Elementary Social Studies Educators PLC provides an opportunity for those teachers designated as social studies educators in their elementary school. The group will meet four times during the 22-23 school year to discuss topics related to the implementation of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and the Social Studies Practices, aligning assessments, implications for the Seal of Civic Readiness, and incorporating the NYS Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education Framework. NYSED social studies updates will be provided as appropriate. Educators should attend ready to share their experiences, resources, and lesson ideas with the group.

38. CTE Integrated Teachers Professional Development Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CTE Teachers

Dates: 10/7/2022 to 6/13/2023

CTE TAC and ACTEA ZONE 3 along with the WSWHE BOCES will be hosting the CTE Integrated Teachers Professional Development Series for the 2022-2023 school year. Each session will be centered around the following: Oct 7th-Strategies that Work (Focus on Support and Partnering with your CTE teacher, including sharing best practice co-teaching and instructional strategies, sharing gold star lessons, and discussing solutions to challenges they encounter) Jan 25th-Differentiation and Project Based Approaches (Focus on strategies for differentiation as well as academic content lesson development through a project-based approach, as well as sharing gold star lessons and strategies that work) June 13th-TBD based on feedback from participants. Time to share gold star lessons.

39. Reading Recovery - Ongoing Professional Development

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers with current Reading Recovery Certification

Dates: 10/7/2022 to 5/17/2023

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These sessions will serve as the required ongoing PD to maintain Reading Recovery Certification. The scheduled linked allows participants to know when their Behind the Glass session is scheduled. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mfuu-VjH_RShL-oP6qttcpLgchdnT0Ee1rQtvCO5ejI/edit?usp=sharing

40. Lead Evaluator of Principals Initial Qualification (In person)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Superintendents & Assistant Superintendents

Dates: 10/12/2022

This professional development course is designed for new Lead Evaluators of Principals who are seeking to fulfill initial qualification requirements necessary for district certification as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in accordance with their APPR plans and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). The nine competencies of evaluators defined by NYS Education Law 3012(d) Amended (2019) will be addressed in this session as they relate to supervision, growth and development of principals. Additional resources will be provided for continued individual practice and skill development. Participation in this session will fulfill initial qualification requirements in order to become district certified as a Lead Evaluator of Principals. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this session is the right session for you.

41. Intro to R.U.L.E.R

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 10/12/2022

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RULER is a systemic approach to SEL developed at the Center for Emotional Intelligence. RULER aims to infuse the principles of emotional intelligence into the immune system of preK to 12 schools, informing how leaders lead, teachers teach, students learn, and families support students. RULER stands for Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing and Regulating. The development of these five RULER skills relies on four core tools: the Charter, Mood Meter, Meta-Moment, and Blueprint. These skills and tools are introduced to all stakeholders in the school community-school leaders, teachers, staff, students, and families.

42. Introduction to Mote

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/12/2022

Ever get tired of typing comments into a student's research paper? Mote is a Chrome browser extension that allows users to attach voice-recorded comments and feedback in the Google Workspace that students can listen to as they revise. Once installed you can use Mote to insert recordings in Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides and Classroom and in Gmail messages

43. Secondary Social Studies Educators PLC

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/13/2022 to 5/16/2023

The Secondary Social Studies Educators PLC provides an opportunity for those teachers designated as social studies educators in their elementary school. The group will meet four times during the 22-23 school year to discuss topics related to the implementation of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and the Social Studies Practices, aligning assessments, implications for the Seal of Civic Readiness, and incorporating the NYS Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education Framework. NYSED social studies updates will be provided as appropriate. Educators should attend ready to share their experiences, resources, and lesson ideas with the group.

44. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 10/13/2022

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

45. Literacy Council

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Reading /Literacy specialists/coaches

Dates: 10/14/2022 to 6/9/2023

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Are you a reading specialist or reading coach? Join us for a series of sessions to connect and collaborate around topics impacting our positions today. We'll explore topics like RTI in a post-COVID world, the Science of Reading and challenges districts are facing. This group will meet four times (half-day mornings) throughout the year.

46. Teaching Strategies GOLD Assessment Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Early Learning Teachers

Dates: 10/14/2022

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With GOLD, assessment is an authentic part of instruction, not a disruption. Embedded in your everyday interactions with children in the classroom or at home, formative assessment is an effortless, organic part of your teaching day. You can easily capture, organize, and store notes, photos, videos, and digital samples of children's work in the moment to make observations authentic, objective, and easy to remember. GOLD aligns to early learning guidelines in each state Early Learning Outcomes Framework, so you can demonstrate that your program is meeting all requirements while focusing on the needs of each individual child.

47. Supporting Student Motivation

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 10/17/2022

This session focuses on exploring six intrinsic motivators that drive each and every one of us. Participants will look at strategies and practical ways they can tap into these motivators through curriculum & instruction, feedback & classroom management to energize and engage students in learning. This session is geared to all teachers K-12, in all content areas.

48. Build Your Digital Citizenship Toolkit

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/18/2022

Unpack what the digital citizenship competencies Inclusive, Informed, Engaged, Balanced and Alert look like in action through activities and conversations as we explore how to support students in being global impactors in our digitally connected world. Through lessons on each of the competencies and a digcit escape room, you'll walk away with a toolkit of resources to use in your classroom and within your implementation of the NYSED digital citizenship standards.

49. Next Generation Math Curriculum & Assessment Alignment - K-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/18/2022

Participants are encouraged to bring their current curriculum and assessment materials to join their colleagues in reviewing the alignment to the Next Generation Math Standards. We will also review the newly released Suggested Breakdown of Instructional Time document to assist with planning classroom instruction and discuss how to incorporate Computer Based Testing strategies into your current instruction and assessments. This will be a work session in which participants will leave with created materials to use for future instruction and assessment.

50. Connecting Science Investigations to the NYS Learning Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-8 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/24/2022

This in-person session is designed for 3-8 educators and leaders responsible for science curriculum & instruction. Participants will unpack the June 2022 NYSED memo regarding the science investigations in grades 3-8 and explore connections to the NYS Science Learning Standards, with focus on the instructional shift required in the NYS Learning Standards focused on the three Dimensions: Science & Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Cross-Cutting Concepts.

51. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 10/24/2022 to 10/25/2022

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

52. Aligning Instruction to the Next Generation ELA Standards & Educator Guide for State Assessments - Grades 3-8

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 10/25/2022

Participants will review the life long practices of readers & writers as well as the advanced literacies practices. Using this information participants will unpack the Educator Guide to ELA Tests to review best practices for instruction.

53. EdTech Cohort In Person Meetings

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/25/2022 to 5/16/2023

All meetings will be held at WSWHE BOCES on Ballard Road, Gansevoort. These meetings are for all EdTech enthusiasts who want to meet and discuss the computer science and digital fluency standards implementation, new and updated tech tools, and best practices for educational technology in our schools.
Help students master the fundamentals of coding using low-tech game-based projects with real-world impact. In this hands-on workshop, you will design and code a game to ensure bees' survival. Make-n-take materials will be provided! More details: Recommended for Grades k-6 The workshop will cover low-tech projects with high-tech extensions Subjects: Computer science 1/4 low-tech coding basics, computational thinking, digital literacy Life Science 1/4 bees, habitats, Human impact on the environment SDGs including 6, 11, 12, 13, 15

55. Promethean Updates, Tips, and Tricks

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/26/2022

Learn about the updates to the Promethean board including new resources, Active Inspire updates, and the new block coding options. Let's discuss workflows and best practices to use the boards in your classrooms for collaboration and communication. See how Merlyn Mind integration can untether you from the board as you facilitate learning experiences with your students.

56. Tech Tools: Flip and Book Creator

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/26/2022

Interested in embedding a fun and innovative tech tool? Join this class to learn about the revamped Flip (formally FlipGrid) and Book Creator. Teachers will: *Discuss ways to integrate technology standards into daily instruction using Flip or Book Creator *Learn how to incorporate easy-to-use tools and techniques for learning *Have designated work time to ask questions and create a ready-to-use lesson

57. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP - Communication Coordinator Meeting - Olga Nesi Presenting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES Region

Dates: 10/27/2022

How can inquiry increase student engagement? How can it lower teacher frustration? How can school librarians position themselves to lead in the implementation of inquiry-based learning in their school communities? In what specific ways does inquiry-based instruction support meeting Next Generation Science and Social Studies standards? How can we improve the quality of the assignments we ask our students to complete so that they are more deeply engaged in meaningful learning? In this workshop, we explore the answers to these questions and more. Librarians will leave this session with:

• a ready-made Professional Development workshop to run with their colleagues,

• an alignment that illustrates the centrality of inquiry-based instruction in meeting Next Generation Science and Social Studies standards

• specific strategies for using the REACTS Taxonomy to evaluate and improve the quality of student assignments - because inquiry begins with high quality, thoughtfully designed assignments that drive instruction and increase student engagement with their learning.
One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome.

ALL school librarians are strongly encouraged to attend our general membership meeting.

58. CS&DF Elementary Teacher Cohort

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-5 Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 10/28/2022 to 4/4/2023

This cohort is for elementary school educators to build an understanding of the standards and align the CS&DF standards to current elementary standards in ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies. The group will spent part of the day building an understanding of one or two key concepts of the standards and then align with current NYS learning standards for the elementary (K-5) grades. The group will be able to collaborate and share ways to integrate the standards with current curriculum and learning experiences in the classroom. At the end of the four collaborative sessions, educators will have worked to create a database of standard alignment, resources & activities.

59. Academic Vocabulary Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a close look at the importance of academic vocabulary and language as a hallmark of advanced literacies in any subject area. Participants will learn how to select and explicitly teach academic vocabulary to students in the classroom. Strategies for encouraging student use of academic language will also be explored. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - November 1 - November 30, 2022

60. Deep Dive into the SEL Competencies (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Counselors, Teaching Assistants, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders in order to take a deeper dive into each SEL competency: Self Awareness, Social Awareness, Relationships, Self Management and Responsible Decision Making. Participants will get an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that adults and students can cultivate to create positive learning communities with practical resources and strategies to apply to their practice. Participants are able to complete the course at their own pace within the course window - November 1 - November 30, 2022.

61. Explicit Instruction in Writing Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

Writing is an essential skill in any content area. It helps us clarify our thinking, deepen understanding, and communicate. This session will provide participants with an understanding of 6 principles of writing instruction to apply to everyday practices as well as models & strategies for explicit writing in all 4 core content areas (ELA, Math, Science & Social Studies). This session is appropriate for teachers in grades 3-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - November 1 - November 30, 2022

62. Intentional Teaching Practices to Support SEL (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

Being intentional with instructional practices can support students in cultivate and apply SEL knowledge, skills and attitudes. Participants will learn strategies they can use to elevate student voice, build learning communities, build student learning capacity & integrate SEL and academics. Practices & strategies can be applied across the developmental continuum K-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - November 1 - November 30, 2022.

63. Scaffolding Texts & Tasks (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a deep dive into scaffolding. Participants will learn through the self-paced course to think through text and task complexity in order to select appropriate scaffolds for their instructional preparations. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - November 1 - November 30, 2022.

64. Science Instructional Series: Student Talk in Science (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of how to plan for and utilize purposeful Student Talk in order for students to engage in Science and Engineering Practices that are inherent to the New York State Science Standards (NYSSLS). Participants in this self-paced session will learn strategies to structure and sustain talk in the science classroom, including "teacher moves" and resources to support purposeful planning practices. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 11/1/22 - 11/30/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

65. Science Instructional Series: Using Phenomena (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Phenomena as an instructional anchor for science units of study. Phenomena is a vital component to teaching the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), but selecting and planning phenomena as learning anchors can be overwhelming. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the two types of phenomena needed, offer resources to begin a curriculum redesign, and provide a process to evaluate & plan with the phenomena. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 11/1/22 - 11/30/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

66. Science Instructional Series: Using the Science Practice of Modeling (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Modeling in order to develop Cross-Cutting Concepts and Science & Engineering Practices in the implementation of science units of study. Teachers have used modeling for years to assist with instruction and learning, but the shift has moved to teaching students how to engage in the thinking process of modeling to deepen their learning of scientific phenomena using an inquiry based approach. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the scientific process of modeling, offer resources for planning units of study, and provide a process to incorporate modeling into classroom instruction. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 11/1/22 - 10/30/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

67. Top Five Things to Think About in Preparation for the Next Generation Math Implementation for Grades 7-12 (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 7-12 Math Teachers, Special Education/AIS Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for 7-12 Math educators and leaders who are looking to reconnect with foundational information on the instructional shifts and priorities of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Did your curriculum alignment and revision begin pre-pandemic? Have you identified a strategy to revisit planning and implementation of the Next Generation Math Standards for post pandemic needs? Participants will explore through self-paced learning activities five critical actions to prepare for the implementation phase of secondary math core instruction in preparation of the first High School assessments aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards that are scheduled to be phased in beginning in June 2024 with Algebra I. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - November 1, 2022- November 30, 2022.

68. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Annual Refresher- Asynchronous- Self- Paced Course (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This refresher course is designed for current lead evaluators of teachers who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER Session will only provide recertification as Lead Evaluator of Teachers. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you. This is a self- paced course from 11/1/2022-12/31/2022. Participants must complete all parts of the sessions during this window to receive credit.

69. Creative Projects with Robots

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/3/2022

Do you love creating with your students? With robots you can create just about anything! In this session we will explore IRobot Root robots and Spheros to create handmade wrapping paper, music, and costumes. Learn ways to get your students creating while learning the basics of computational thinking through hands-on activities.

70. Building Cognitive & Metacognitive Strategies

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 11/4/2022

Building student cognitive & metacognitive skills support students in staying focused and engaged by helping students to process and retain new content, and be able to generalize across time. This in person session will focus on important aspects of the science of learning and enable participants to learn quick, effective, and efficient strategies to use in the classroom that lead to student success.

71. Model Schools Liaison Meeting

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/4/2022

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

72. Connecting Science Investigations to the NYS Learning Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-8 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/8/2022

This in-person session is designed for 3-8 educators and leaders responsible for science curriculum & instruction. Participants will unpack the June 2022 NYSED memo regarding the science investigations in grades 3-8 and explore connections to the NYS Science Learning Standards, with focus on the instructional shift required in the NYS Learning Standards focused on the three Dimensions: Science & Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Cross-Cutting Concepts.

73. Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/9/2022

New
Digital Citizenship starts the minute our students pick up technology. Let's build a toolkit to support our students as they navigate their online presence together. Using the NYSED Digital Fluency standards, and the ISTE standards we will explore fun and engaging ways to get our students to build an online presence they can be proud of.

74. New Date: Lead Evaluator of Principals Initial Qualification (In person)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Superintendents & Assistant Superintendents

Dates: 11/9/2022

This professional development course is designed for new Lead Evaluators of Principals who are seeking to fulfill initial qualification requirements necessary for district certification as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in accordance with their APPR plans and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). The nine competencies of evaluators defined by NYS Education Law 3012(d) Amended (2019) will be addressed in this session as they relate to supervision, growth and development of principals. Additional resources will be provided for continued individual practice and skill development. Participation in this session will fulfill initial qualification requirements in order to become district certified as a Lead Evaluator of Principals. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this session is the right session for you.

75. Unwrapping Next Generation ELA Standards & Aligning Instruction - Grades 9-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 9-12 ELA Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 11/10/2022

This session is geared towards HS teachers as they plan the transition to the Next Generation standards. The focus is on building clarity around learning intentions and criteria for students as well as connecting to the advanced literacy practice of content rich texts, writing, discussion & academic language

76. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 11/14/2022 to 11/15/2022

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

77. Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards on Civic Readiness Initiatives for Social Studies

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 7-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Counselors, and Administrators

Dates: 11/15/2022

This session is designed to help educators realize the areas in which they are already incorporating the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards into instruction and how to align this work to the Seal of Civic Readiness in their district. Participants will engage in crosswalk activities & lesson resource development as they explore the interdisciplinary connections between the Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards and the learning activities and requirements of the Seal of Civic Readiness.

78. Digital Storytelling

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/16/2022

Digital storytelling allows students to narrate lived and fictionalized events and experiences, by combining multiple media forms-including text, photos, drawings, animations, audio, and video-to create evocative, informative works of art. Students are the experts in digital storytelling so come explore the best digital storytelling sites and apps for students of all ages, grade levels, and content areas.

79. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 11/22/2022

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

80. Writing Across the Genres - Grades K-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 11/29/2022

During this session, participants will build an understanding of the writing process and explore writing strategies to support students in any classroom. The session will focus on the common link of writing across the genres of narrative, informative, and argumentative writing, with practical strategies and tips for planning instruction.

81. Low Tech Coding

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/29/2022

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

82. Collaborating to Create Civic Participation/Capstone Projects Aligned to the Seal of Civic Readiness

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 11/30/2022

Social Studies teachers and school librarians will collaborate to design a civic participation project that is inquiry based and aligns with the K-12 Social Studies Framework, the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC), and uses the guidelines for the Seal of Civic Readiness. Participants will work to determine: -students who will participate -learning outcomes -criteria for success -assessment -how to engage students in the research process -opportunities for student choice, voice, and agency -community partner involvement Participants will be able to describe how the project aligns with Social Studies Practices, the K-12 Social Studies Framework, the ESIFC, and the NYSED expectations for civic participation/capstone projects. They will also begin to design a civic participation/capstone project that encourages critical thinking and communication skills of students. Open to middle and high school teachers and librarians **Librarian and teacher pairs are strongly encouraged to attend together. It will be difficult to do the work of the day without the librarian in the district.

83. Organizing Your Google Workspace

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/30/2022

Now that the school year is underway has your Gmail, Google Classroom, Drive, etc. taken a backseat to organization? Come learn how to manage the mess with some helpful tips and tricks to make your life easier in the Google Workspace

84. Academic Vocabulary Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a close look at the importance of academic vocabulary and language as a hallmark of advanced literacies in any subject area. Participants will learn how to select and explicitly teach academic vocabulary to students in the classroom. Strategies for encouraging student use of academic language will also be explored. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - December 1 - December 31, 2022

85. Deep Dive into the SEL Competencies (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Counselors, Teaching Assistants, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders in order to take a deeper dive into each SEL competency: Self Awareness, Social Awareness, Relationships, Self Management and Responsible Decision Making. Participants will get an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that adults and students can cultivate to create positive learning communities with practical resources and strategies to apply to their practice. Participants are able to complete the course at their own pace within the course window - December 1 - December 31, 2022.

86. Explicit Instruction in Writing Across the Content Areas (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-12 Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

Writing is an essential skill in any content area. It helps us clarify our thinking, deepen understanding, and communicate. This session will provide participants with an understanding of 6 principles of writing instruction to apply to everyday practices as well as models & strategies for explicit writing in all 4 core content areas (ELA, Math, Science & Social Studies). This session is appropriate for teachers in grades 3-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - December 1 - December 31, 2022

87. Intentional Teaching Practices to Support SEL (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

Being intentional with instructional practices can support students in cultivate and apply SEL knowledge, skills and attitudes. Participants will learn strategies they can use to elevate student voice, build learning communities, build student learning capacity & integrate SEL and academics. Practices & strategies can be applied across the developmental continuum K-12. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - December 1 - December 31, 2022.

88. Introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders seeking an introduction or re-introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards in order to inform their curriculum alignment and articulation of core instruction in K-12 Science. Participants will explore through self-paced learning activities the foundational components of the K-12 Science Learning Standards in order to understand the instructional shifts required in the new NYS Science Learning Standards that are focused on three Dimensions: Science and Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Cross-Cutting Concepts. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 12/1/22 - 12/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

89. Scaffolding Texts & Tasks (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session designed for K-12 educators and leaders takes a deep dive into scaffolding. Participants will learn through the self-paced course to think through text and task complexity in order to select appropriate scaffolds for their instructional preparations. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window - December 1 - December 31, 2022.

90. Science Instructional Series: Student Talk in Science (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of how to plan for and utilize purposeful Student Talk in order for students to engage in Science and Engineering Practices that are inherent to the New York State Science Standards (NYSSLS). Participants in this self-paced session will learn strategies to structure and sustain talk in the science classroom, including "teacher moves" and resources to support purposeful planning practices. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 12/1/22 -12/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

91. Science Instructional Series: Using Phenomena (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Phenomena as an instructional anchor for science units of study. Phenomena is a vital component to teaching the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), but selecting and planning phenomena as learning anchors can be overwhelming. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the two types of phenomena needed, offer resources to begin a curriculum redesign, and provide a process to evaluate & plan with the phenomena. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 12/1/22 - 12/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

92. Science Instructional Series: Using the Science Practice of Modeling (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

This asynchronous session is designed for K-12 educators and leaders who are seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the use of Modeling in order to develop Cross-Cutting Concepts and Science & Engineering Practices in the implementation of science units of study. Teachers have used modeling for years to assist with instruction and learning, but the shift has moved to teaching students how to engage in the thinking process of modeling to deepen their learning of scientific phenomena using an inquiry based approach. This self-paced session will review the characteristics of the scientific process of modeling, offer resources for planning units of study, and provide a process to incorporate modeling into classroom instruction. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 12/1/22 - 12/31/22. Important Note: Access to Course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit.

93. Instructional Technology for All Learners

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers, Administrators, Tech Coaches

Dates: 12/1/2022

This workshop is for those that use Assistive Technology - teachers, administrators, CSE Chairs- or has students with various needs. Any classroom teacher who uses technology can benefit from this workshop. Learn the best tools, resources, and ideas to bring back to your classrooms. This workshop includes: Technology Frameworks, Learner Variability, AT regulation & considerations, a variety of Tech tools and time to work together.

94. Let's Play! Fun Activities to Cover the CS/DF Standards

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/6/2022

Spend some time exploring ways to integrate computer science and digital fluency into your classrooms in fun and engaging ways. This hands-on session will give you practical strategies and ideas to add some fun to your classroom while still covering your content

95. CS in the English Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/7/2022

Wondering how to implement the Computer Science standards into your English classes? How about showing students how to compare and contrast articles that showcase both sides in recent plagiarism cases in the music industry? Or students could write a persuasive essay about a legal dilemma related to an individual's right to privacy being at odds with the safety, security, or well-being of a community. These and many other valuable ideas and resources will be presented during this session!

96. Next Generation Math Curriculum & Assessment Alignment - K-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2022

Participants are encouraged to bring their current curriculum and assessment materials to join their colleagues in reviewing the alignment to the Next Generation Math Standards. We will also review the newly released Suggested Breakdown of Instructional Time document to assist with planning classroom instruction and discuss how to incorporate Computer Based Testing strategies into your current instruction and assessments. This will be a work session in which participants will leave with created materials to use for future instruction and assessment.

97. Beyond the Hour of Code

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/8/2022

Your students loved the hour of code, but what's next? Keep the learning going all year long with these fun and interactive activities that teach the fundamentals of coding and computational thinking. Engage your student's critical thinking skills with these puzzles, games, and interactive activities that will not only keep them learning, but will also help them build skills that will help them in all subjects

98. SLS Mentor Program Meeting #2

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES region

Dates: 12/8/2022

One of four meetings for school librarians in the WSWHE BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of the librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program when they return to the library.

99. Opportunities to Succeed: Building Equity in Classroom Instruction

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/12/2022

Every student should be provided opportunities to succeed. Holding high expectations for all students and engaging in rigorous academic content is an important aspect of creating self-driven, independent & creative learners. Exploring why holding high expectations and delivering rigorous instruction is an equity issue helps build a foundation and supports aligning strategy with purpose in the classroom. Participants will learn practical ways for building strong academic learning communities with high expectations and rigorous instruction.

100. Library Policies: Creating Equity Through Action - ASYNCHRONOUS - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/16/2022

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Participants will be able to distinguish between policies and procedures and will create a guidelines document for their library with the assistance of a template. This professional development will be available from September 21, 2022 through December 16, 2022. A link to a Nearpod will be sent to participants. Because this is an asynchronous course, please email Kerrie (kburch@wswheboces.org) when you register so she can send you the link.

101. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 12/20/2022

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