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1. Assessment Awakenings

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administration

Dates: 9/23/2019 to 5/14/2020

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These sessions are designed to provide the most up to date guidance on all things assessment, data, and testing.
The agenda for each meeting will be emailed to the list of participants of each school district monthly.

2. Curriculum and Assessment Council

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administration

Dates: 9/23/2019 to 5/14/2020

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These sessions are designed to provide the most up to date guidance on State Ed Regulations and Guidance to the 31 component schools of the WSWHE BOCES. Agenda for each meeting will be emailed to the list of participants of each school district monthly. Session topics will include but are not limited to curriculum, assessment, instruction, and technology. To be added to the email list for the agenda, please email swescott@wswheboces.org.

3. Curriculum Closings

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administration

Dates: 9/23/2019 to 5/14/2020

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These sessions are designed to provide current research and best practice on curriculum and instruction in current practice. The agenda for each meeting will be emailed to the list of participants of each school district monthly.

4. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 1

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 9/24/2019

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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.

5. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 9/24/2019 to 9/25/2019

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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.

6. Awareness - Part 2 NYS Next Generation Math Standards -Crosswalks/Snapshot Review- Grades K-8 (Repeat)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 9/25/2019

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

7. Starting off on the Right Foot: A Supportive Session for first time Administrators

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 9/25/2019

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Enjoy a successful first year as a new school administrator! There's an old adage in school leadership when beginning a new job as a school administrator, "you don't know what you don't know." This half-day leadership workshop will focus on proven strategies that support enduring success in a variety of educational leadership positions. The intended audience members for this session are first-time administrators at the district or building level- all positions and grade levels are welcome. Participants may opt to continue with the Leadership Consulting experts to join a mentoring program to support their success for the rest of the year. This offering will be explained at this session. The follow-up mentoring program requires a separate registration.

8. Capacity Building - Aligning NYS Next Generation Math Standards with NYS 3-8 Math Data from 2019

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 9/26/2019

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This workshop will use the 2019 3-8 State Assessment data sets to revise current classroom instruction and assessments in light of the Next Generation of Math Standards. Participants are asked to bring a laptop.

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

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 9/26/2019 to 5/13/2020

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

•Audience: all grade levels & content areas
•Students at all levels and across all content areas often struggle to interpret unfamiliar texts. This hands-on workshop will share strategies for helping students first make sense of visual texts (e.g., pictures, maps, models), and then adapt these approaches to interpret literary and content-area readings. These visual thinking strategies also empower students to make claims and select supporting textual evidence for academic and argument writing.
•NOTE: This workshop is back by popular demand; it ran once in Spring 2019.

11. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 9/26/2019

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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.

12. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 9/26/2019

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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.

13. Fair Use Guidelines and Copyright Laws for Educators

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Building and District Administrators, Model Schools and IT Personnel, School Librarians

Dates: 9/27/2019

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Nationally known authority on copyright and fair use laws for schools, Anne Dalton, will discuss these issues for print, media and digital formats. She will present on use, re-use and reproduction of materials for classroom use, as well as looking more closely at media use (Netflix, YouTube) and websites. She will also take a look at individual teacher and school district liability issues to include some recent cases.

14. School Librarian - PD Book Study

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians; School Library Administrators

Dates: 9/30/2019 to 6/22/2020

Beginning in September, we will read and discuss chapters from the book Maximizing School Librarian Leadership by Judi Moreillon, PhD. Monthly meetings will move from library to library to give everyone opportunities to meet in person, with the option to join online. Total of 20 CTLE credits for the year will be given for full participation.

15. 2019- 2020 Literacy Coaches Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2019 to 6/10/2020

This series of eight full-day sessions across the school year is designed for K-12 literacy coaches interested in joining a collaborative think tank to cultivate their coaching network, build their coaching and content expertise and create collaborative resources to share across districts. Across these connected sessions, coaches will have the opportunity to: Create professional goals and actions plans to further the coaching role, develop professional voice and reflect on coaching practice, Use student-centered coaching to drive instructional decisions, Problem solve coaching challenges and share coaching practices and successes, Engage in professional projects driven by the needs and interests of the coaches and districts, Cultivate coaching research, practice and resources, Develop coaching skills that foster strong professional relationships within and across districts, Participate in two book studies across the school year, Receive tools, ideas, etc. that they can use immediately with teachers to impact instruction, and Engage in reflective and continual coach learning by building professional relationships.

16. NYS VISUAL ARTS Standards Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/1/2019

Teachers of the Visual Arts will meet together to review the key aspects of the New York State Learning Standards for the Arts and to plan for implementation in their school districts. This session will be devoted to reviewing the standards as well as their application in the classroom. It may be beneficial for teachers to bring lesson plans or unit plans for reference purposes. This session will be a "repeat" of the sessions held during the 2018-19 school year. LUNCH WILL BE ON YOUR OWN.

17. Special Education Professional Development Series- Literacy Instruction for the Elementary Special Education Teacher

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Special Education teachers, AIS teachers, General Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Speech Therapists, Reading teachers, and Principals.

Dates: 10/1/2019

The Phonics for Reading series is a systematic, research-based program. It provides explicit instruction in phonics, as well as phonemic awareness, fluency and comprehension. Each of the three levels features consistent routines, repeated practice and immediate corrective feedback. Educators can use Phonics for Reading with students in years three to six who have not yet mastered the decoding skills taught in the primary years. Also, it can be used with students in the upper year levels who have significant decoding challenges. Lunch will be on your own.

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

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 10/1/2019 to 6/1/2020

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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.

19. Book Study - "In Other Words" - Quotes to Push Our Thinking

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/1/2019

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The book shares stories around the importance of growing ourselves as educators, knowing our why, as well as learning from and embracing failures and taking risks with learning so we can become our best selves for those we lead and learn with. There are stories shared by educators with different backgrounds and different perspectives. *You must purchase your own copy of the book to participate

20. NYS MUSIC Standards Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/1/2019

Teachers of Music will meet together to review the key aspects of the New York State Learning Standards for Music and to plan for implementation in their school districts. This session will be devoted to reviewing the standards as well as their application in the classroom. It may be beneficial for teachers to bring lesson plans or unit plans for reference purposes. This session will be a "repeat" of the sessions held during the 2018-19 school year, except more time will be spent on lesson planning.

21. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 10/1/2019

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

22. NYS Mandated Harassment Prevention Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School District Staff

Dates: 10/1/2019

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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.
Facilitated by Lisa Meade, Jr. Sr. High School Principal, Granville. As districts move toward more teacher leadership and instructional coaching, the need for on-going and supportive leadership coaching is critical. Somewhere along the way we were convinced that we shouldn't admit we STILL need coaching as leaders. But we do, and we need it often. Join your colleagues in a collaborative book study of Peter DeWitt's new book "Coach It Further" through face-to-face and online sessions. A total of 16 PD hours will be granted for completion of the series, which will include 8 hours of group sessions and 8 hours of various on-line activities, readings, and other professional work products. Registration fee includes a copy of the book. Register by September 13, 2019 deadline.

24. Follow- Up Days for Summer Literacy Institute@ Greenwich CSD

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/2/2019 to 4/30/2020

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

25. GSuite for Education 101 Part 1

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/2/2019

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This workshop is for the BEGINNER user to learn all the ins and outs of the GSuite for Education. Topics to be covered in Part 1 are GMail, Google Calendar, Google Drive and Google Docs. You will learn how each app works and integrates with each other. Come for the morning or stay for a full day with Part 2

26. Special Education Professional Development Series- Effective Literacy Instruction for the Secondary Special Education Teacher

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Special Education teachers, AIS teachers, General Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Speech Therapists, Reading teachers, and Principals.

Dates: 10/2/2019

Rewards is a research-based short term and specialized program for older students in grades 4-12 who struggle reading long, multisyllabic words. With explicit, systemic, teacher-led instruction, this intervention gives students new skills to increase reading fluency, and build academic vocabulary. Numerous studies have validated its effectiveness. Rewards is proven to: Improve students' abilities to decode long, multisyllabic words. Yield significant increase in fluency. Be effective with all struggling readers, whether they are English language learners, student's withy reading disabilities, or students who have simply fallen behind. Be successfully implemented by a wide variety of educators- teachers and paraprofessionals.

27. GSuite For Education 101 Part 2

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/2/2019

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This workshop is for the BEGINNER users to learn all the ins and out of the GSuite for Education. Topics to be covered in Part 2 are Google Slides, Google Drawings, and Google Classroom. Come for the afternoon or join us for a full day and attend in the morning for Part 1

28. Improve Student's Reading Skill: Build Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/3/2019

In this active-learning workshop, teachers will experience the interactive read aloud, a great way for them to use think-alouds and teach reading lessons that involve students. In addition participants will practice enlarging students' vocabulary by presenting sets of words during different learning experiences. Using a short story, participants will experience student-led discussions as well as discuss tips for keeping the conversation moving forward, ways students can contribute to a discussion, polite language for disagreeing with a classmate, and repairing derailed discussions. The workshop will close with questions from participants. Lunch on your own.

29. Special Education Professional Development Series: Direct Explicit Instruction

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, CSE Members, Regular and Special Education Administrators, Special and Regular Education Teachers, Supplemental School Personnel

Dates: 10/3/2019 to 1/28/2020

One of the best tools available to educators is the use of direct explicit instruction. DEI involves using highly structured and sequenced steps in delivering effective lessons that significantly improve achievement for all learners. Participants will begin the session with a pre-assessment on explicit instruction and at the end of the workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to develop an individual action plan to improve their delivery of instruction. We will also explore the relationship and companionship of Direct Explicit Instruction and Specially-Design Instruction (SDI). Suggested Audience: CSE Chairpersons, CSE Members, Regular and Special Education Administrators, Special and Regular Education Teachers, Supplemental School Personnel. Enrollment registers you for both sessions. Lunch will be on your own.

30. Nearpod Collaborations

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/3/2019

Nearpod collaborates with many amazing tools. Come to this session to learn more about the integrations with your favorite apps including PHET, Newsela and Flocabulary. In this session you will explore and create a lesson. Be ready to build an amazing lesson that will engage your students in new and exciting ways.

31. Follow Up Days to Regional PD Amplify Your Impact

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators & Teachers

Dates: 10/4/2019

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Attendees will engage in follow-up activities with presenter Michael Maffoni as a result of attendance at the initial Amplify Your Impact regional workshop held August 26, 2019, with a focus on strategies and planning for implementation.

32. Social and Emotional Wellness Resources

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/4/2019

Our student's social and emotional wellness is in the news, on Twitter and we are talking about it in our meetings. This topic has become super important as we continue to be concerned about our student's well being. This workshop will show you how you can incorporate lessons, identify resources and help students with an outlet to help them through their school career. The focus will be more on middle and high school activities but many can be tailored to reach our early learners.

33. Social Emotional-Trauma Informed Schools

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Staff of the True North Consortium

Dates: 10/4/2019

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School professionals are increasingly being asked to work with highly complex students who have been exposed to chronic trauma. Many recognize that conventional approaches to academics, misbehavior and relationship building can feel frustrating, even counterproductive. This workshop will focus on the impact that chronic trauma has on the developing child, including an in-depth exploration of the neurobiology of stress. Contemporary research, as well as educational and clinical practice, has helped clarify the expansive effects of chronic trauma, often referred to as the "Seven Domains of Impairment" (National Child Traumatic Stress Network). We will study these Seven Domains with an eye towards their application in the school system, and focus on ways to transform knowledge into action. The interventions and strategies discussed in this training are compatible with and build upon, many current initiatives directed at a positive school culture and climate; school professionals will learn additional skills for working with all students whether they have trauma-exposed or not. Three articles are required reading prior to the workshop. The links to these articles are listed on teh flier provided by your district administrator.

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

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/4/2019

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

35. Seesaw 101

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/4/2019

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Come to this session to learn the Seesaw platform. This session is for k-12 educators and you will walk away with many examples of how to use it in your classroom. We will look at the activity library, the student journal, and the blog feature.

36. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Explicit Instruction

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 10/7/2019

Participants will review and discuss the elements of the explicit instruction framework which serves as our organizational common language for instruction. Participants will use information from the session in their classrooms to ensure instructional delivery aligns with the explicit instruction framework.

37. SLS General Membership Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 10/8/2019

Our annual General Membership meeting for information and professional development to start the 2019-20 school year. Included will be an overview of work completed over the summer at SLS, updates in SORA, overview of newly Reimagined ESIFC, local librarian presentations and grade level work groups.

38. Read Write Think Student Interactives

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/8/2019

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ReadWriteThink.org says "Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language-all while having fun." This is a free online tool that is easy to use and requires no student sign in and has tools for students K-12. It works on any device that has access to the internet. Examples of what your students can do with ReadWriteThink: creating timelines, writing poetry, organizing thoughts and so much more. You will love the simplicity and fun of this online tool.

39. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 10/9/2019

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

40. Curriculum Development Mini-Series: Writing Grades K-5

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2019 to 12/12/2019

Participants will become acquainted with design thinking processes intended to help them create a standards based curriculum that uncovers and then attends to the needs and interests of the students they serve. They will explore classic and contemporary practices for designing a high quality curriculum before establishing a powerful vision for their work and moving through a process that will help them frame a year of learning, aligned units, and high quality lessons. Session 1: Digging into Design Thinking and Establishing a Vision for Student-Centered Curriculum. Session 2: Curriculum Design: Implementing Best and Next Practices. Session 3: Curriculum Design: Framing a Year, a Unit, and a Day.

41. Get Ready for DigCit Week

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/10/2019

This year DigCit week is October 14-18. We will review activities, resources, and ideas to make this week impactful for your students. You will leave with a full curriculum that you can take back to your districts to support and engage your students.

42. What's New in EdTech

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/10/2019

Love learning new technology to use in the classroom? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore the latest and greatest startups, new tech tools and new updates to some of your favorites. We will learn about how they integrate with what you are already using and you will leave with a repository of activities you can use right away in your classroom.

43. Curriculum Development Mini-Series: Writing Grades 6-8

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2019 to 12/12/2019

Participants will become acquainted with design thinking processes intended to help them create a standards based curriculum that uncovers and then attends to the needs and interests of the students they serve. They will explore classic and contemporary practices for designing a high quality curriculum before establishing a powerful vision for their work and moving through a process that will help them frame a year of learning, aligned units, and high quality lessons. Session 1: Digging into Design Thinking and Establishing a Vision for Student-Centered Curriculum. Session 2: Curriculum Design: Implementing Best and Next Practices. Session 3: Curriculum Design: Framing a Year, a Unit, and a Day.

44. Intro to Student Learning Objectives

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2019

This session is designed to assist teachers and staff in the use of My Learning Plan to complete the SLO process in the Evaluation module. Please bring a laptop or Chromebook for use during this interactive session. This session would be an appropriate session for Teachers and Mentors to attend together.

45. Google Tools You Should Learn to Use

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/11/2019

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There is so much more to GSuite for Education then just Docs and Slides. Here are two under utilized apps that you and your students will want to use immediately, Google Drawings and Google Keep. Google Drawings can be used to create; posters, timelines, comic strips, annotated images, graphic organizers, and more. All of which can be worked on collaboratively. Google Keep is a great app for digital note taking, organizing projects and simple To Do lists that you always have access to. Come learn the power of these Google Tools.

46. Capacity Building - Altering Modules/Curriculum to Meet NYS Next Generation Math Standards, Grades K-8

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 10/15/2019

Changes and clarifications in the NYS Next Generation Math Standards necessitate changes in the lessons utilized from the Modules/curriculum. This workshop will help participants eliminate, add-in, alter, or re-order present resources to meet the NG requirements. Whitehall Central School District teachers will share their experiences in this process.

47. Lead Evaluators of Principals-Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 10/15/2019

Audience: Those lead evaluators of principals who have previously completed the three days of training. This one-day refresher is designed for current lead evaluators of principals 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.

48. Building Awareness of Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/16/2019

This session is designed for those educators who may not have been able to make it to other Phase I sessions. Introductory documents, literacy briefs, and crosswalks will all be addressed.

49. Using Primary Sources in the Secondary Classroom: Activating Student Engagement for Critical Thinking with Curiosity and Enthusiasm!

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 10/16/2019

Primary sources have the ability to engage students in questioning and critical thinking within the Social Studies curriculum framework. This half-day workshop includes an understanding of the variety and types of primary sources, as well as giving you ideas for hands-on activities to teach students the best way to "read" and learn from these sources to make them better prepared for the new Global and American History Regents testing. Participants are encouraged to stay for the second session on teaching with Social Studies Toolkits, using guided inquiry with primary sources.
Social Studies Toolkits provide curriculum topics in a format that includes compelling and supporting questions, primary sources, and an opportunity to develop civic participation to make the topic current. In this half-day workshop, you will learn how Toolkits are designed with questions and sources, how to modify as needed, and how using these can help prepare students for the Global and American History Regents exams. Participants are encouraged to take the morning session on Primary Sources to better be able to modify Toolkit resources if needed.

51. STEAM Activities

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/17/2019

STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math. Learn some fun activities that can be used across any curriculum to get your students creating, thinking critically, using computational thinking and working collaboratively. No experience is needed to be successful at these tasks!

52. TAG-Technical Advisory Group

Program: Learning Tech

Dates: 10/17/2019

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Learning Technologies CoSer User Group

53. 3D Science Cafe Workshop Series

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 10/17/2019 to 4/9/2020

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Participants will engage in a critical analysis of their own understanding of 3-dimensional learning and instruction. Participants will discuss ways of building regional networking, as well as best practices for engaging teachers in professional learning at the district level.

54. Cohort 2 New Teacher Training-Explicit Instruction

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 10/21/2019

Participants will review and discuss the elements of the explicit instruction framework, which serves as our organizational common language for instruction. Participants will use information from the session in their classrooms to ensure instructional delivery aligns with the explicit instruction framework.

55. Geographic Reasoning Workshop Series

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 10/22/2019

Come explore geographic reasoning, one of the six practices included in the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework. These sessions are designed for teachers and social studies leaders working with grades 6, 9 and 10. However, any teacher or social studies leader k-12 is welcome to attend. The concepts, ideas, and skills can be applied K-12. Session 1: Asking geographic questions, looking at the tools of geography, and learning key vocabulary

56. Refresher for Lead Evaluator of Teachers

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 10/22/2019

This 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.

57. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-An Introduction to Project Based Learning

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 10/22/2019

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

58. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 10/22/2019 to 10/23/2019

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

59. Pathways to Leadership 2019-2020

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Non Teaching Professionals (Guidance Counselors, CSE Chairs etc.)

Dates: 10/22/2019 to 3/3/2020

The Pathways to Leadership Collaboration exists to address a number of issues in educational leadership. Primarily, we are attempting to address both the shortage and quality of candidates for formal leadership roles. We exist to honor both the importance of quality leadership and its effect on student success. We believe we can play a role in the many stages of a leader's journey - raising up our leaders within and from the teaching ranks, encouraging the entry to leadership, honoring the complexity of leadership in education, operating with an eye to future advancement and succession planning, and finally, creating a forum where current leaders can pay it forward to the next generation. Session Topics will include: What is the Work of Leadership? What Does the Work Look Like, Today & Tomorrow? Who Does the Work with Me? What are the Structures, Supports, and Resources for Getting the Work Done? Participants will receive a $500 stipend to participate. Participants must have District Administrator permission to participate. Final confirmation of registration will be sent to registrants once district approval is received.

60. Using Primary Sources in the Elementary Classroom: Activating Student Engagement for Critical Thinking with Curiosity and Enthusiasm!

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 10/23/2019

Primary sources have the ability to engage students in questioning and critical thinking within the Social Studies curriculum framework. This half-day workshop includes an understanding of the variety and types of primary sources, as well as giving you ideas for hands-on activities to teach students the best way to "read" and learn from these sources. Participants are encouraged to stay for the second session on teaching with Social Studies Toolkits, using guided inquiry with primary sources.

61. Resources for 3D Printing

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/23/2019

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Has you school invested in a 3D printer? Would you like some ideas and resources for using the 3D printer? This is the workshop for you. 3D printing can be used in almost any classroom from math to music and at any grade level. We will look at the many resources for finding 3D models ready to print and a simple CAD program to create your own 3D models ready for printing.
Social Studies Toolkits provide curriculum topics in a format that includes compelling and supporting questions, primary sources, and an opportunity to develop civic participation to make the topic(s) current. In this half-day workshop, you will learn how Toolkits are designed with questions and sources, how to modify as needed, and how to engage students in subjects that are of most importance to you, and them. Participants are encouraged to take the morning session on Primary Sources to better be able to modify Toolkit resources if needed.

63. Prioritizing/ Unwrapping the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/24/2019

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


•Audience: all grade levels & content areas

•Students can struggle with making connections to unfamiliar texts, especially when their life experiences and/or background knowledge do not align with what they are reading. This interactive workshop will share strategies for helping students make meaningful connections to texts and expand their ways of inferring meaning.

65. Google Sites

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/29/2019

New
This workshop will show you how to create a Google site and give examples of the many ways you and your students can use it in the classroom. Google Sites is not just for creating websites. With the ability to add any type of content i.e. docs, folders, slides, video, and work collaboratively, the possibilities are endless. You can consider using Google Sites for a class web page, homework help, student research projects and digital portfolios.

66. Special Education Professional Development Series: Functional Behavioral/Behavioral Assessment Intervention Plans

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Behavioral Specialist, School Psychologist, School Counselors, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers

Dates: 10/29/2019

Today's teachers and administrators face both an exciting challenge and a difficult task to ensure that all students develop adequate yearly academic and behavioral growth resulting in improve educational performance outcomes. All students misbehave occasionally. Most children cease their disruptive behavior immediately after a "corrective" response from their teachers. A small percentage of children, however, do not stop. They continue to engage in behaviors that are distractive to everyone, annoying to teachers or perhaps dangerous to those within their classroom or hallway environment. If educators are to teach replacement behaviors, it is vital that educators understand the problem behavior and prevent it when possible. This workshop is based on research based behavioral salient theories focusing on Applied Behavioral Analysis. Teams of teachers are encouraged to attend, but this seminar is designed for any general or special education teacher or administrator. Participants will be required to share the most bothersome behaviors of their students. Lunch will be on your own.

67. Special Education Professional Development Series: Creating and Implementing an Individualized Education Plan

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Building Administrators

Dates: 10/30/2019

All educators and parents are aware that a well-written Individualized Education Plan is the corner stone of the special education process. Based on evaluations and assessments, a team of educational experts review the evaluated data and make a professional determination of a disability's existence and the necessary steps to improve educational and behavioral outcomes through the IEP. This seminar will provide participants with the legal regulatory understanding of the IEP process and components. Lunch will be on your own.

68. Social Media/Building a PLN

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/31/2019

Are you interested in expanding your professional learning network but are unsure how to start? In this workshop we will explore Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for gathering resources, sharing ideas and expanding our social media footprint. We will create accounts, walk through the basics of these apps and joining groups that interest us. We will also participate in a mini Twitter chat to try out our new skills.

69. WCC Agriculture PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Agriculture Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

8:00 - 10:00 am Tour Betterbee in Greenwich. Meet with owner, Dr. Chris Cripps, and learn about artificial insemination of honey bees. 10:15-11:15 am Training and Practice using the new ultrasound machines with a Veterinarian from Battenkill Vet 12:30- 1:30 pm Tour and learn about the solar farm in Whitehall on the Cahan Farm. 1:30-2:30 Learn and practice how to safely pilot the drones that were purchased for the area ag programs. Each school received two drones to demonstrate agricultural uses.

70. WCC Earth Science PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Earth Science Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

We will use a google slide provided through the Science Cafe Review the timeline of the new science standards. Choose a science standard. Create an anchor chart/concept map of the standard chosen. Frayer model - Use the https://thewonderofscience.com/ for help and examples go-to standards, state view and click NY. This will help with all the steps. Performance indicator. - Write and highlight the 3 parts (CCC, DCI, SEP's) Vocab for this topic Write down the DCI's word for word. Fill out "non-examples." This is where you write down common misconceptions about the topic. Need help? https://newyorkscienceteacher.com/sci/search.php?q=misconceptions Write down the instructional limits and assessment boundaries (these can be found in the red clarification statement under the PE (some may not have one). Driving question - What question/questions drive your unit? Examples - Phenomenon

71. WCC ELA Team 2 PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC ELA Team 2 Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

Share best practices Review Responding to Student Writers

72. WCC Geometry PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Vocal Music Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Activity: Item analysis of the 2019 Geometry Regents Leader: Kellie Pritchett Activity: Review and discuss next-generation Geometry standards Leader: Betty Barrett Activity: Establish a protocol for sharing info/resources/curriculum on the Geometry PLC share drive Leader: Kellie Pritchett

73. WCC Global History PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Global SS Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Icebreaker/Introductions Motivating Students to Succeed/Show interest in History Assessing the regional and district data Katie Jones/Amanda Bergin will lead a discussion and present data from the most recent Global Regents exams to the team. The goal is to assess the data from the most recent exams and identify strengths and areas in need of improvement. This will be an open forum seminar, and teachers will be paired together based on results. Teachers will identify weaknesses and strengths and come up with an action plan to improve results. Regional data will be compared to each local district. Sarah Battiste will lead a presentation on writing skills and techniques social studies teachers can use in their classrooms. In previous sessions, the social studies team has identified writing as a weakness for all Washington county schools and students. This presentation will help us have the opportunity to develop strategies for our classrooms to improve student writing in the content areas. Deconstructing the Constructed Response Questions Teaching Bias, POV, Audience, Reliability, Historical/Geographic Circumstances, Cause and Effect. Rob and Andrea will facilitate this activity. The team will be broken up into 9th and 10th grade instructors. Group will work to create a usable bank of questions for the team drive. The goal is to have at least two-three per key idea in the framework. Deconstructing the Global History Framework Exam Rob and Andrea will facilitate this activity. The team will individually analyze patterns they see in the Framework exams and come up with an action plan to implement strategies for student success. We will create a document on the team drive that identifies frequently tested content and vocabulary.

74. WCC Grade 2 PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Grade 2 Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

Intro to Emotional Poverty and discussion -led by J. Bailey Video-Ruby Payne on the Hand Model (online-5min. 50 sec from Emotional Poverty) Create hand model-paper, markers, pencil, scissors Discipline in the classroom-girl brain vs. boy brain (from Emotional Poverty) Tape activity cards w/chart to see differences Bonding/attachment styles chart discussion (from Emotional Poverty) Strategies for classroom management (checklist, bonding/attachment tools and calming technique list) Investigate classroom activities that promote social-emotional learning using Mind and Heart K-2 curriculum. Discuss uses in the classroom setting. Participants will spend time labeling, organizing, and choosing activities that they will implement. Some ideas are games, journals, and self-calming stations. Book exploration and discussion for the topic of social-emotional learning-led by J. Bailey Participants will read children's literature and discuss the use of particular books for social-emotional learning in classrooms.

75. WCC Grade 4 PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC ELA Team 2 Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Bring current work/ideas to develop units for the NGSS science standards. We will work with a BOCES science presenter/consultant. Teachers will use the time to develop units that support the NGSS science standards. They will work collaboratively, sharing ideas, and work that they may have already completed to put together units to share with their colleagues. Each group will work on a different unit and share it out with the rest of the group. Heather Wood will lead the group, explaining the activity and the presenter will answer science curriculum questions. No special arrangements need to be made. Heather Wood will lead the activity (I have all but 1 NGSS unit already developed) splitting teachers into groups to work on a unit. At the end of the day, all groups will share their unit, and teachers will get to take one of each unit with them. No special arrangements are needed.

76. WCC Grade 6 PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC ELA Team 2 Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Mental Health presentation to be lead by TBD. Book Discussion based on "Managing the Madness" by Jack Berckemeyer. PLC members will receive this book prior to our meeting. They will be assigned to read one section and bring notes to discuss. Questions at the end of each chapter will be the guiding force for reflection and discussion. Jack Berckemeyer presents many ideas for building community in the classroom and engaging students. Using handouts from Jack Berckemeyer's website we will further investigate our classroom communities. The "Student Engagement and Motivation" handout includes a survey for teachers to fill out to reflect on their own practices. The "Classroom Management" handout includes papers teachers can use in their practices to deal with student behavior. Time permitting we will also look at the handout "Shake, Rattle, and Roll" found on motivatingthemiddle.org. This handout includes more ideas for engagement during lessons, and another survey for teachers to use to reflect on their practices. During this time teams can work together to develop new norms for their team, or individuals can work to develop new systems they would like to put in place in their classroom.

77. WCC Health PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Health Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

Skills Based Health Intro- How to implement skills-based health into the current health curriculum. Jen Mead (Waterford Health Educator) will present the introduction to skills-based health Stress Management Lesson- a skills-based stress management unit will be presented by Jen Mead (Waterford Health Educator) Book-Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education Meeting Secondary-Level National Standards - Sarah Benes Holly Alperin

78. WCC Instrumental Music PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Vocal Music Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Invite Bill Cole to come and present on best instrument repair practices. Bill Cole from Cole's woodwind repair will lead the activity. The timeline will be from 8:00-12:00 pm. Discuss recent trends in music technology. The entire group will lead the activity and will function through group discussion. The timeline will be 1:00-1:45 pm. Discuss effective elective recruitment strategies. The entire group will lead the activity and will function through group discussion. The timeline will be 1:45-2:30.

79. WCC Kindergarten PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Vocal Music Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Presentation- Ellen Franklin-Furgason- WSWHE BOCES Ellen will present ways to implement STEAM in the classroom, specifically for kindergarten focusing on storybooks. (Joint even with Grade 1) Make STEAM bin based on storybook. Open forum for discussion on best practices in the classroom. Review of Social Studies framework how we can possibly use books and steam to hit those standards

80. WCC LOTE PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC LOTE Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

Comprehensible Input Unit Development: This group will meet at Fort Ann School. They will develop lessons in the target language using the comprehensible input method. They will report/share their lessons with the team at a later date by giving sample lessons.

81. WCC Physical Education PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC PE Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

Darryl Daily from NYSED will present the upcoming changes to the NYS PE standards. Discussion afterward will take place. The agenda also includes: Best Practices in PE will be discussed as one big group -Grading -Assessments -Common rubrics Members will present their favorite activities/ lessons/ warmups. We will head into the gym for this lesson. Members will share strength/ speed/ agility programs they incorporate into their curriculum; If time allows, Incorporating technology into PE discussion. Members will bring the ways they incorporate technology into their classes.

82. WCC PK PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Vocal Music Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Address OT/PT concerns and develop tool kits (activities, resources, etc.) to address these concerns. This will be lead by two presenters, Lisa Huchro and Amanda Guay. Discuss Fountas and Pinnell Literacy Beginnings to help aid in discussions of play and language learning within the Prek classroom. These books will need to be purchased by BOCES and given to the Pre-K teachers prior to the superintendent's conference day. How does each district handle curriculum and assessment and prioritize standards? Teachers will bring their own curriculum maps, standards, and discuss curriculum alignment across the schools.

83. WCC Social Worker PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Social Workers

Dates: 11/1/2019

New
Turina Parker will present SEL framework and regulations; overview of regulations, examples of how it could look in schools, Q&A Discussion within group members to share programs they are currently using; Mind Up, Advisory, specific curriculums, etc. Bring materials from your school district to share/ discuss. Identifying community mental health agencies and providers. Identify and brainstorm ways for the school community to collaborate with them. (based on guiding principal #3)

84. WCC SWD DCT 7-12 PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC SWD DCT 7-12Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

David Mitchell from Oak Hill School will be providing either a half or full-day training (TBD) to DCT teachers. The training will focus on the roles of a DCT teach, best practices, and resources available to assist students in the regular education classroom. Additional details regarding the day will be forthcoming.

85. WCC Vocal Music PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC Vocal Music Teachers

Dates: 11/1/2019

BOOK STUDY The Boy's Changing Voice (New Solutions for Today's Choral Teachers) by Terry Barham & Darolyne Nelson Sariah Ashton will facilitate discussions relating to the book study and how it applies to the vocal area. The Boy's Changing Voice (Take the High Road) Henry Leck Sariah Ashton will facilitate discussions relating to the DVD and how the techniques shown can be used in Chorus and General Music

86. Cohort 1 New Teacher Training-Boys Town

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 11/4/2019

During this session, participants will review crucial elements for implementation of Boys Town. This session is designed to support teachers that are new to this program so that they can find success with its use in the classroom
-Audience: grades 5-12, especially ELA and history/social studies. This hands-on workshop will engage participants in ways to use text sets (groups of multimodal texts on a common topic) to help students respond to the essential questions "How do I know where I stand on an issue?" and "How can I get other people to respect and consider my stance?" The strategies emphasize the use of informal writing to help students compose and revise claim statements and then select textual evidence to support their claims. -NOTE: This workshop is back by popular demand; it ran once in Spring 2019.

88. Special Education Professional Development Series: Specially-Designed Instruction (SDI)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/5/2019

Specially-Designed Instruction provides direction in ADOPTING, as appropriated to the instructional and behavioral needs of a student with disabilities, the content, methodology or delivery of instruction. Using New York States' Improved Blueprint for Students with Disabilities Statewide Framework, this presentation will focus on adapting the content, instructional methodology and delivery of instruction through IEP imbedded accommodations and modifications. Participants will be provided with lesson plan models as well as practical suggestions on including SDI in each students IEP. Lunch will be on your own.

89. The Committee Special Education Secretaries Network Session 2

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators and Clerical

Dates: 11/6/2019

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.

90. The Committee Special Education Secretaries Network Session 2- Chairperson PM Only

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators and Clerical

Dates: 11/6/2019

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.

91. SLS Mentor Program Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: New and/or non-tenured school librarians.

Dates: 11/7/2019

The purpose of the School Library Services mentor program is to offer assistance to new and/or non-tenured school librarians. Our first meeting will focus on adding value to library programs, setting goals and priorities, and writing action plans for the school year.

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

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 11/7/2019

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

93. Building Hyperdocs

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/8/2019

A hyperdoc is a digital web tool that can be used to transform your lessons into interactive multi-layered experiences for students. In this workshop, we will learn how to create Hyperdocs. You will receive many examples that you can edit, revise and use in your classroom. Hyperdocs work for all grade levels and subjects. Come to the workshop and walk away with completed activities and lessons to use in your classroom.

94. Using Google Maps in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/8/2019

New
Google Maps is a powerful and versatile tool-and most of us are only scratching at the surface of what it has to offer. There are many ways that it can be used in almost any classroom from art to math to history. Google Maps allows you to stroll through almost any neighborhood in the world and in many instances you can see how a place has changed over time. Your students can create their own Google Map to show historical trade routes, literary locations or their dream vacation. It can be used to measure distances to calculate the area of a farm field, city or country. These are just a few examples of lesson ideas, come to this workshop and see where in the world it will take you.

95. K-5 Curriculum Review-Are we ready for the transition to the Next Generation ELA Standards?

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/12/2019

During this session, participants will use curriculum evaluation tools to ensure their current curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards.

96. 6-12 Curriculum Review-Are we ready for the transition to the Next Generation ELA Standards?

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/12/2019

During this session, participants will use curriculum evaluation tools to ensure their current curricula is aligned to the next Generation ELA Standards.

97. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 11/13/2019

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

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

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 11/14/2019

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

99. Google Certified Educator-Level 1 Crash Course

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 11/15/2019

Show off your Google skills by becoming a Level 1 Google Certified Educator. In this full day session, you will explore Google fundamental topics including Google tools and how to apply these in the classroom. The certification process and exam tips will also be discussed. The training will be led by a Google Certified Trainer and a Level 1 Google Certified Educator. You will receive an exam voucher at the end of the day for the Level 1 Google Certified Educator exam.

100. Cohort 2 New Teacher Training-Active Participation Strategies

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Dates: 11/18/2019

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.

101. 2019-2020 New Teacher Support Team

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/18/2019 to 5/4/2020

New
These sessions are designed to develop and support teachers in their first few years in the classroom. The first part of each monthly meeting focuses on a small set of strategies that teachers can begin to implement in their classrooms. The second half of each meeting allows teachers to collaborate with one another regarding instructional ideas, ask and answer questions, and build rapport with colleagues in the region. Cost for this training includes participation in each monthly session and a chance to participate in an observational classroom learning walk to gather instructional ideas from other teachers.