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1. Using Research Rocket Database for Classroom Teachers and Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 1/19/2021

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Our newest elementary research database, Newsbank's Research Rocket, uses a student-friendly interface to guide students to articles in magazines like Ranger Rick, Cobblestone, and more. Learn how to access these resources for research or for your students to use for in-class or remote assignments. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

2. NYSAA: New Teachers Annual Training (AM Session)

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 1/20/2021

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This virtual training is for new teachers administering the NYSAA to prepare for the upcoming assessments. The presenters will support teachers in completing all the necessary modules through Dynamic Learning Maps, share information on the procedure, timeline and implementation. In addition, there will be time for questions to be answered. Any district that sends registrants will be billed a flat fee. This training will be repeated in the afternoon.

3. Spring 2021 Returning Fellows Orientation- Option 1

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/20/2021

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REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNING FELLOWS An overview of expectations for the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program for the Spring 2021 semester including: - important dates - policies and procedures - COVID updates - professional development responsibilities Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

4. Virtually There: Zoom

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 1/20/2021

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Question & Answer Session on Zoom Video collaboration and synchronous classes have become standard practice since COVID. Do you have questions on how to use features or best practices to improve engagement? Bring them on!

5. Spring 2021 Returning Fellows Orientation- Option 2

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/20/2021

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REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNING FELLOWS An overview of expectations for the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program for the Spring 2021 semester including: - important dates - policies and procedures - COVID updates - professional development responsibilities Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

6. NYSAA: New Teachers Annual Training (PM Session)

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 1/20/2021

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This virtual training is for new teachers administering the NYSAA to prepare for the upcoming assessments. The presenters will support teachers in completing all the necessary modules through Dynamic Learning Maps, share information on the procedure, timeline and implementation. In addition, there will be time for questions to be answered. Any district that sends registrants will be billed a flat fee. This training is a repeat of the AM session.

7. Monique Burr Foundation Facilitator Training

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/20/2021 to 1/27/2021

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Join the Monique Burr Foundation for Children Curriculum Training Session.

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children is a nonprofit organization by Edward E. Burr and his late wife, Monique Burr, a devoted child advocate. Their sole mission is to provide schools and organizations with the best comprehensive prevention programs to protect children. MBF Prevention Education Programs, including MBF Child Safety Matters for elementary schools, MBF Teen Safety Matters for middle and high schools, MBF After School Safety Matters™, and MBF Athlete Safety Matters® for minor athletes, are evidence-based and evidence-informed primary prevention programs that educate and empower children and relevant adults with information and strategies to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, digital dangers, the four types of child abuse (physical, emotional, sexual and neglect), exploitation, and trafficking. MBF programs have been delivered to more than 3 million children in 22 states and 3 countries by 3,000 facilitators since 2010.

For more information, visit www.mbfpreventioneducation.org

8. Spring 2021 Returning Fellows Orientation- Option 3

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/20/2021

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REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNING FELLOWS An overview of expectations for the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program for the Spring 2021 semester including: - important dates - policies and procedures - COVID updates - professional development responsibilities Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

9. Virtually There: Ed Puzzle

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 1/20/2021

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Question and Answer Session on Ed Puzzle Ed Puzzle is an easy-to-use platform that allows you to add video to any lesson. Questions on how to use or add the lessons to your curriculum? This is the time! (BOCES supports the paid version of Ed Puzzle only).

10. Spring 2021 Returning Fellows Orientation- Option 4

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/20/2021

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REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNING FELLOWS An overview of expectations for the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program for the Spring 2021 semester including: - important dates - policies and procedures - COVID updates - professional development responsibilities Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

11. TIF Program Spring 2021 Returning Fellows Orientation- Option 5

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/20/2021

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REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNING FELLOWS An overview of expectations for the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program for the Spring 2021 semester including: - important dates - policies and procedures - COVID updates - professional development responsibilities Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

12. APPR Recertification for Principal Evaluators

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/21/2021

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This training is only for those evaluators who are currently certified. The training will be done by ZOOM and the link will be sent via email 24 hours before the start.

13. NGLS & YOU: The NYS Grade 1 & Grade 2 Learning Standards: Where do I begin?

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grade 1-2 Teachers, other Grade 1-2 Support Staff

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 2/4/2021

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This course is a series of three 1-hour zoom meetings designed to introduce the new cross-curricular Grade 1 and Grade 2 Learning Standards Documents. The course provides the following information:

Zoom Session #1:



• Why was the document created, and who did the work?


• What does the document look like and how is it organized?

Zoom Session #2:



• What are NYSED's visions for Grade 1 and Grade 2 Classrooms in the future?


• What is the role of centers in Primary Classrooms?

Zoom Session #3:



• What is the role of Play in Grade 1 and Grade 2 classrooms?


• How do I use the resource to plan and review curriculum?

ZOOM details will be sent to all registrants one day prior to session

14. Intro to Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Racial Equity

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/21/2021

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This training begins to explore the CASEL competencies through a critical and anti-racist lens that pushes participants to authentically reflect on the intersection of their racial identity and professional line of work. This training will provide strategies for how to engage in critical conversations on race and equity with students and/or colleagues. Understanding the sensitivity of racialized conversations, the potential for harm among racial minority participants, the different lived experiences people bring and the various levels of engagement people have in this work. This training will provide multiple prompts and strategies to speak to the various capacities of participants.

15. TIF Program Orientation/ Classroom Management and Engagement PD- Option 1

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/25/2021

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REQUIRED for all New Fellows. This session will go over program policies and procedures, as well as, introduce Fellows to quality instructional strategies for building relationships, establishing routines, and leading engaging instruction for both in person and virtual learning. Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

16. TIF Program Orientation/ Classroom Management and Engagement PD- Option 2

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/25/2021

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REQUIRED for all New Fellows. This session will go over program policies and procedures, as well as, introduce Fellows to quality instructional strategies for building relationships, establishing routines, and leading engaging instruction for both in person and virtual learning.

17. B4S Invisible Forces (New) ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/25/2021 to 2/8/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

18. B4S Riding the Waves of Information ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/25/2021 to 2/8/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

19. Regional Math Leaders Group - Part II

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/26/2021 to 3/23/2021

The Regional Math Leaders group meets throughout the school year in order to provide Mathematics specific updates from NYSED; explore best curriculum, assessment, and instructional practices; and provide networking opportunities among group members.
Meetings during the 2020-2021 school year will focus on the continuation of the standards implementation road map as well as focus on mathematics instruction; with the first session Focusing on Gap Data and the Curriculum and instructional implications.

ZOOM details will be sent to all registrants prior to the first session.

20. B4S Earth's Processes in NYS ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/26/2021 to 2/23/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

21. B4S Weather for Kindergarten/Pushes & Pulls ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/26/2021 to 2/9/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using two Kindergarten level BOCES 4 Science units. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one-half hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6.0 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

22. Co-Planning for ELLs: A Team Approach to Scaffolding

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: All educators

Dates: 1/26/2021

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This session will explore the benefits and challenges of co-planning and share practical tips and tools for scaffolding content and language. Participants will examine the role of the ESOL Teacher and engage with High Leverage Practices for co-planning and virtual collaboration.

23. January Regional Librarian Meeting (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Monroe 2 BOCES School Librarians

Dates: 1/27/2021

Regional meeting for all school librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The first half of the meeting the SLS will share updates and we will have roundtable discussions sharing what we are doing in our buildings/districts to support remote instruction / COVID related changes to our teaching. The second half of the meeting will be a vendor presentation (TBD) where we will learn about new features and best practices for a specific resources.

24. Virtually There: Microsoft Teams

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 1/27/2021

Question and Answer Session: Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is bringing conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Educators can create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff - all from a single experience in Office 365 Education. You got questions; we have answers!

25. Virtually There: Seesaw

Program: CaTS - Technology

Dates: 1/27/2021

Question and Answer Session: Seesaw Seesaw is a platform for student engagement. Teachers can empower students to create, reflect, share, and collaborate. Students "show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links.

26. i-Ready: Exploring the Teacher Toolbox

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Audience: classroom teachers, Instructional Coaches, RTI providers

Dates: 1/27/2021

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If your school has access to the Teacher Toolbox, there are many lesson plans and resources waiting for you and your students! Attend this session to learn how to navigate, use recommended lessons from the diagnostic report, and how use and incorporate the student-facing documents in a virtual class. The last 20 minutes will be devoted to Q&A and as time for you to explore. Register for the zoom link here: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vdOuupj8tH9xSSjSJzHPvFBKwd17esoZH

27. B4S Earth's Features ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/27/2021 to 2/10/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

28. ELA/Literacy 6-12 Teacher Forum

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: 6-12 ELA Teachers and Teachers Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 1/27/2021 to 3/10/2021

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Are you -
Looking for ideas to put the Lifelong Practices of Readers and Writers into action from the Next Generation ELA Standards?

Wanting to learn more about the NYS Write On! New York resource?

Seeking ideas and advice from colleagues relating to remote learning issues?

Looking for fresh instructional strategies?

Your registration allows you to attend all or just some of these sessions. This group is intended to be responsive to the needs of the group.

The facilitator will send an informal survey prior to the first zoom to ascertain the needs of the group.

29. TIF Program Orientation/ Classroom Management and Engagement PD- Option 3

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/28/2021

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REQUIRED for all New Fellows. This session will go over program policies and procedures, as well as, introduce Fellows to quality instructional strategies for building relationships, establishing routines, and leading engaging instruction for both in person and virtual learning. Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

30. TIF Program Orientation/ Classroom Management and Engagement PD- Option 4

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 1/28/2021

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REQUIRED for all New Fellows. This session will go over program policies and procedures, as well as, introduce Fellows to quality instructional strategies for building relationships, establishing routines, and leading engaging instruction for both in person and virtual learning. Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the session

31. Elementary Science Teachers Collaborative Meeting

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 1/28/2021

Gather online with your colleagues to touch base about recent NYSED science updates and science strategies that work in all types of settings. Engage in dialogue with others who teach the same subject and create a prioritized wish list for future professional development. No cost to attend. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the session.

32. Immigrant Experience Book Club Session 2: Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Teachers, Admins, Staff, Counselors, Social Workers who have contact with ELLs

Dates: 1/31/2021

Knowing our students and their stories is the first step in providing an equitable education for English Language Learners. Research shows us time and again that empathy is the gateway to breaking down the barriers that prevent ELLs from being fully included in school communities. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. All book club sessions will be a combination of Schoology work and 1 ZOOM discussion. Schoology codes will be sent prior to the start of the session. Books are to be purchased on your own. Session 2 will run December 1 2020- January 31 2020 and we will read and discuss "Other Words for Home" by Jasmine Warga.

33. Virtually There: OneNote Class Notebook

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 2/1/2021

Question and Answer Session: OneNote Class Notebook OneNote Class Notebook creates OneNote files with 3 separate areas that are great to use in the classroom - the student notebook, the collaborative space and the content library. These notebooks can be integrated into many other platforms.

34. SLS Council February Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 2/2/2021

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction New Standards Instruction... This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feedback for SLS activities. The other half of the day will be spent in professional development.

35. SLS Council February Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 2/2/2021

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its February SLS Council Meeting for the 2020-2021 School Year as required under NYSED Regulations. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

36. Brain Pop: Creative Coding (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 2/2/2021

Love BrainPop? Interested in providing more coding opportunities for your students? This session is for you! Coding is an incredibly important skill for future ready schools. Now BrainPop, which is already known to most of our students, offers built-in coding activities with their Creative Coding add-on. In this session, we will learn more about Creative Coding in BrainPop and how it can be used with students. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

37. NGLS & You - Advanced Literacies and how they impact instruction

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 ELA Teachers and Teachers Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 3/16/2021

This course will introduce the concept of Advanced Literacies for the 21st Century-these are the skills and understandings students need in order to become engaged, active participants in the global community of the 21st Century. Discussions will focus on how these can be incorporated into your instruction.

This series of four 1/2 hour Professional Development zoom sessions is designed to be viewed by pairs or teams of educators who are ready to engage in collaborative conversations about the 4 Hallmarks of Advanced Literacies Instruction:

Zoom session #1: Engaging texts with big ideas and rich content
Zoom session #2: Shifting perceptions of classroom talk
Zoom session #3: Writing types to fuel content mastery
Zoom session #4: Five principals of effective vocabulary instruction

This course will encourage ELA curriculum leaders and teachers to consider their current instructional practices and determine strengths in existing programs. It will also help participants determine any shifts in instruction needed to effectively address the Advanced Literacies today's students will need in order to be engaged, active participants in the global community.

38. Virtually There: Microsoft Forms

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 2/3/2021

Question and Answer Session: Microsoft Forms Easily collect data with online quizzes, polls, surveys with Microsoft Forms. These can be integrated into many learning platforms.

39. Virtually There: Nearpod

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 2/3/2021

Question and Answer Session on Nearpod Nearpod enables instructors to limit distraction and multitasking during a lesson by broadcasting content and interactive learning activities/exercises to student devices in real-time. BOCES supports the paid and subscription versions of Nearpod.

40. B4S Got Water? ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 2/24/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

41. Leadership Institute: Leading SEL in challenging times: Supporting staff, students, and families

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 2/11/2021

As building leaders of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), you have the unique and challenging role of meeting district mandates, supporting staff, and maintaining relationships with families, all while taking the best interest of your students into account. This is challenging enough in "normal” times but is exponentially more difficult as you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and the current racial justice movement. This interactive two part Institute will include strategies you can use with your staff and families as well as provide tangible strategies to take back to teachers in how to support of SEL in virtual and in-person learning models. Leaders will be broken into grade-level breakout groups to facilitate relevant conversation and learning.

During this half-day Leadership Institute participants will:




• Learn actionable strategies for not only leading with Emotional Intelligence (EI) but bouncing back strong when things go wrong



• Collaborate with other leaders as you share mutual challenges in managing the pandemic and racial unrest.



• Explore how to promote the importance of self-care for everyone in your school community, including yourself



• Leave with tangible strategies that can be used to support staff in creating learning spaces that promote the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) of their students

42. B4S Save the Bees ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 2/25/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

43. B4S Toys Matter ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 2/25/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

44. Trauma Informed Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Practices

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/4/2021

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As we all try to process and heal through the ongoing trauma of a global pandemic and racial justice crisis, we want to be prepared to most effectively support our students' return to school and set them up for success. In this training, we will explore: trauma and the impact of trauma on children's development, what you may expect from students this fall, the traumatic impact of racism, the benefit of trauma informed schools, and trauma-informed SEL practices and strategies.

Information to join the Zoom meetings will be emailed to all who register prior to the first meeting.

45. APPR Recertification for Principal Evaluators

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 2/8/2021

This training is only for those evaluators who are currently certified. The training will be done by ZOOM and the link will be sent via email 24 hours before the start.

46. Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative Module 4: Monitoring Student Progress

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: World Language Teachers, ESOL Teachers, ELA Teachers, School Administrators, District Administrators, School Counselors

Dates: 2/8/2021

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on NYSED's NYSSB Guidance Toolkit. This session will focus on Module 4: Monitoring Student Progress.

47. A Meeting of the Minds - Regional Collaboration during COVID, ELA K-5

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: ades K-5 ELA Teachers and Teachers Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 2/8/2021 to 6/8/2021

These 45-minute zoom sessions, offered every other month, will provide a forum for K-5 educators from across the Monroe 2-Orleans component districts to share ideas related to teaching ELA, remotely and/or hybrid. Topics for zoom discussions and resource-sharing will be based on the needs and interests of the participants. Agendas for sessions will be created with collegial discussions as a key component of the collaborative effort. Options for future sessions might include: discussions about articles/blogs/video posts, "mini" trainings on topics of interest, immediately useful classroom tips and more! The facilitator will send a survey prior to the first zoom to determine the needs/interests of the group.

ZOOM details will be sent to all registrants one day prior to the first session.

48. Using Newsbank's Access World News & America's Historical Newspapers for Classroom Teachers and Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 2/9/2021

Newsbank has 2 different databases that are perfect for the secondary classroom: Access World News, and America's Historical Newspapers (1690-2000). AWN lets you search by topic to get perspectives on an issue from around the world. AHN's contextual approach has students select a historical era before digging in to find the top science, political, and cultural news of the day. Learn how to access these resources for research or for your students to use for in-class or remote assignments. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

49. B4S Middle Level Waves & Electromagnetic Radiation 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/10/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science Middle School unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

50. Virtually There: Adobe Spark

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 2/10/2021

Question and Answer on Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark for web makes it easy to create graphics and short videos.

51. Virtually There: Schoology

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 2/10/2021

Question and Answer Session on Schoology. Are you using Schoology as a Learning Management System where you can add learning content and create assignments, assessments? Do you have questions on how to add content or create a more engaging environment?

52. TIF Program Learn Like a Game

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 2/11/2021

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Gamification is the act of embedding game thinking into instructional design so that the learning process feels playful. In this session, we will investigate how games foster intrinsic motivation and how we can treat them as mentors in the classroom. Please note: This training will be "flipped” in that participants will complete a brief activity on their own prior to the Zoom. Zoom Link and Code: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/98687090946? pwd=d1FkMlQzbXJyVXNLL2gwcGQ3Z1U1UT09 Meeting ID: 986 8709 0946

53. TIF Program Engagement Protocols in the Secondary Classroom

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 2/23/2021

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Do you receive substitute teaching plans that consist of packets, videos, or time fillers? We will look at engagement strategies you can use to increase engagement, check for understanding, and perk up these activities so students are actively learning!
Zoom Link and Code:

https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/92221154933
Meeting ID: 922 2115 4933

54. B4S Made of Matter (New) 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/24/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a NEW BOCES 4 Science unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

55. February Regional Librarian Meeting (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Monroe 2 BOCES School Librarians

Dates: 2/24/2021

Regional meeting for all school librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The first half of the meeting the SLS will share updates and we will have roundtable discussions sharing what we are doing in our buildings/districts to support remote instruction / COVID related changes to our teaching. The second half of the meeting will be a vendor presentation (TBD) where we will learn about new features and best practices for a specific resources.

56. Virtually There: Formative Assessment Strategies

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Audience: classroom teachers, instructional coaches

Dates: 2/24/2021

Question and Answer session on formative assessment strategies in a virtual format. How can you best measure student learning in a virtual or hybrid format? What tools and strategies are most effective? Attend this session for some ideas. Use the following URL to get the zoom information: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqdu6orTsoG9NfJET0b2eQ7ZBJhS089trM

57. B4S Investigating Weather & Climate ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 2/25/2021 to 3/11/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

58. Immigrant Experience Book Club Session 3: Greencard Youth Voices UpState New York

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Teachers, Admin, Staff, Counselors, Social Workers who have contact with ELLs

Dates: 2/28/2021

Knowing our students and their stories is the first step in providing an equitable education for English Language Learners. Research shows us time and again that empathy is the gateway to breaking down the barriers that prevent ELLs from being fully included in school communities. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. All book club sessions will be a combination of Schoology work and 1 ZOOM discussion. Schoology codes will be sent prior to the start of the session. Books are to be purchased on your own. Session 3 will be run February 1-28 2021 and we will read and discuss Greencard Youth Voices UpState New York.

59. Developing Clarity in the ELA Classroom - Self-paced training available on Schoology: March 1, 2021 - March 12, 2021

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 ELA Teachers and Teachers Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 3/1/2021 to 3/12/2021

This course will explore the ways in which ELA curriculum leaders and teachers can develop clarity when designing ELA curricular units and tasks, through an exploration of the work of Doug Fisher and Larry Ainsworth. This hybrid experience will provide information shared at the NYS ELA Statewide meetings and groups, such as: exploration of the NYS ELA Standards, prioritizing standards work, and developing clarity workshops.

This course will be open and available on Schoology from 3/1 - 3/11 and must be completed by day end on 1/28. Content will include a narrated PowerPoint presentation, readings, and videos. Posts to the discussion forum are highly encouraged. The course will conclude with a Zoom to discuss ideas and address questions on Friday, 3/12 from 3:00-4:00.

60. English Language Learner Basics; A Self-Paced, Asynchronous Learning Opportunity (AVON CSD STAFF ONLY)

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: CLOSED TO AVON CSD STAFF ONLY: Classroom/Content Teachers, Support Staff at Avon Central Schools

Dates: 3/1/2021

This workshop is for classroom and content teachers as well as support staff of Avon Central School District. Participants will work asynchronously and at their own pace to learn some of the most important and basic elements in best practices for English Language Learners. Topics include English Language Learner Identification, basic classroom techniques such as scaffolding, and the role of a teacher of English Language Learners. Understanding will be demonstrated through an open note quiz that covers the topics discussed. The course will take about 2-3 hours to complete. PLEASE NOTE: All work is completed online at the participant's own pace and there is NOT a meeting. Course materials will be sent to registered participants beginning 3/1/20. The course will close on 3/26/20.

61. B4S Made of Matter (New) ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/2/2021 to 3/16/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

62. Digital Breakouts with LibWizard (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2021

Breakouts have gone digital! Escape room-style games are very popular in schools right now, but what are the best options for playing in remote and hybrid learning situations? LibWizard tutorials allow you to create interactive mysteries for students, with the ability to embed websites, video, images, and more! LibWizard also offers the response validation options you need for creating meaningful text-based locks. In this session, we will explore examples and learn how to create your own games. Note: LibWizard is part of the School Library System's LibGuides package and is available to all librarians in Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES schools. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

63. B4S Earth & Space Explorers (New) 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/3/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a NEW BOCES 4 Science unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

64. Virtually There: eDoctrina

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Audience: classroom teachers

Dates: 3/3/2021

Question and Answer Session on eDoctrina. Are you using eDoctrina as an assessment tool? DO you need tips on how to convert your Microsoft Word files and/or PDFs into eDoctrina online assessments? Or do you need assistance in locating the best reports the platform has to offer? If there is an assessment you want to work on, bring it! Go to the following URL to get the zoom info: https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUodeyrqD8iE9dtWmylYsi2OWQLiPsH6WF5

65. B4S Generations of Butterflies ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/3/2021 to 3/24/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

66. B4S Deer, Deer Everywhere ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/4/2021 to 3/18/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

67. Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative Module 5: Preparing for Panel Presentations

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: World Language Teachers, ESOL Teachers, ELA Teachers, School Administrators, District Administrators, School Counselors

Dates: 3/8/2021

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on NYSED's NYSSB Guidance Toolkit. This session will focus on Module 5: Preparing for Panel Presentations.

68. Britannica LaunchPacks For Teachers: Science and Social Studies (K-12) (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 3/9/2021

Science and Social Studies LaunchPacks are K-12 content packets that you can use as is or customize to suit your curriculum. Choose your grade level and a topic you teach to see what Britannica's editors have created for you. Delete items you don't want, bring in more content from Britannica School Encyclopedia or upload your own content (links, documents, images). Once your pack is fully customized, you can share it with students and create assignments based on the resources. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

69. B4S Earth & Space Explorers (New) ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/15/2021 to 4/12/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

70. Elementary Resources For Teachers Part 1: eBooks and Streaming Videos (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 3/16/2021

Find the best digital library resources to share with your students! In this session, participants will learn more about finding and using ebooks and audio books in OverDrive. We will also explore the streaming video available in the BOCES Media Library, including content for your youngest learners from Learn 360 and PBS. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

71. B4S Sky Patterns (New) 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/18/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a NEW BOCES 4 Science unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

72. Developing Relationships: Through Engaging, Culturally Responsive SEL Practices

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 3/18/2021

New
With the worldwide impact of Covid-19 and the growing racial justice movement, relationships with students are more important than ever. Whether you are seeking to develop a culturally responsive connection with students or increase engagement, this interactive training will provide participants with an expansion to their relationship development toolbox, for both virtual and in-person settings.

Participants will process the impact of racial and cultural identity on relationship development, increase their understanding of relational rupture and repair, and gain applicable strategies that develop relationships with students through culturally responsive social and emotional learning practices.

73. B4S A Walk in the Park (New) 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/24/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a NEW BOCES 4 Science unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

74. B4S Worm Scouts (New) 3 hr ONLINE Session

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 3/24/2021

This online professional development single session involves 3 hours of instruction for teachers using a NEW BOCES 4 Science unit. Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 3 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to the session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

75. March Regional Librarian Meeting (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Monroe 2 BOCES School Librarians

Dates: 3/24/2021

Regional meeting for all school librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The first half of the meeting the SLS will share updates and we will have roundtable discussions sharing what we are doing in our buildings/districts to support remote instruction / COVID related changes to our teaching. The second half of the meeting will be a vendor presentation (TBD) where we will learn about new features and best practices for a specific resources.

76. The Mathematical practices: Look-Fors for Leaders

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 Math Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 3/25/2021

The move to the Next Generation Standards is showing us the need to shift our instruction to be more focused on the 8 Math Practice Standards. As an instructional leader, it is important to have an understanding of what the practices are and what they will look like in our classrooms. Participants will dive into the Practice Standards so that they can support their implementation and practice observing instruction for evidence.

77. Becoming an ELA Change Agent

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: 6-12 ELA Teachers and Teachers Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/21/2021

This course will explore the ways in which ELA curriculum leaders and teachers can become ELA "change agents" through leveraging the NYS Next Generation ELA standards to create supportive, student-centered classrooms engaged in rigorous instruction. The NYS Next Generation ELA standards will be explored, as well as the supporting documents (i.e. Advanced Literacies, Curriculum Alignment Guide). Attention will also be given to prioritizing standards work.

This course will be open and available on Schoology from 4/5-4/20 and must be completed by day end 4/20. Content will include a narrated PowerPoint, readings, and videos. Posts to the discussion forum are highly encouraged.

The course will conclude with a Zoom to discuss ideas and address questions on Wednesday, 4/21 from 3:00-4:00.

Schoology access code will be sent by the instructor prior to the course start date of 4/5/21.

ZOOM invitations will be sent one day before 4/21/21.

78. Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative Module 6: Celebrating the NYSSB

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: World Language Teachers, ESOL Teachers, ELA Teachers, School Administrators, District Administrators, School Counselors

Dates: 4/5/2021

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on NYSED's NYSSB Guidance Toolkit. This session will focus on Module 6: Celebrating the NYSSB.

79. B4S Worm Scouts (New!) ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

80. SLS Council April Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 4/6/2021

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction, New Standards Instruction... This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feed back for SLS activities. The other half of the day will be spent in professional development.

81. SLS Council April Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 4/6/2021

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its April SLS Council Meeting for the 2020-2021 School Year as required under NYSED Regulations. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on carious topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

82. Destiny Users Group for Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/6/2021

Bring your questions, your frustrations, and your success stories to our Destiny Users Group to learn how you can get the most out of your automation software. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

83. Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain Online Book Study

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 4/6/2021 to 4/27/2021

The achievement gap remains a stubborn problem for educators of culturally and linguistically diverse students. With the introduction of the rigorous Common Core State Standards, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement and facilitating deeper learning. Culturally responsive pedagogy has shown great promise in meeting this need, but many educators still struggle with its implementation. Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students is a bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. This 20-hour course will take place online using Schoology from Feb. 28-May 1, with two ZOOM meetings on April 6 & 27 from 4:30-5:30pm. Participants must supply their own book.

84. Curriculum Writing for ELA, 6-12 - April 7 AM

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: ELA teachers, 6-12, Curriculum coordinators

Dates: 4/7/2021

The Next Generation Standards will be fully implemented for the 2021-2022 school year. Individual teachers or district teams can participate in aligning curriculum to the Next Generation ELA standards while collaborating with outside districts on unit design, best practices, and resources. It is highly recommended teachers participate in Prioritizing Standards work and/or the ELA Curriculum Change Agent work prior to engaging in curriculum work. This work can continued over several sessions, depending on the needs of the group.

Please note: This work can also be done through the lens of a book study depending on the needs of the group.

(You may sign up for just AM on a day or AM and PM. You may also sign up for multiple dates or contact us for customized dates to meet your district's needs).

85. Curriculum Writing for ELA, 6-12 - April 7 PM

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: ELA teachers, 6-12, Curriculum coordinators

Dates: 4/7/2021

The Next Generation Standards will be fully implemented for the 2021-2022 school year. Individual teachers or district teams can participate in aligning curriculum to the Next Generation ELA standards while collaborating with outside districts on unit design, best practices, and resources. It is highly recommended teachers participate in Prioritizing Standards work and/or the ELA Curriculum Change Agent work prior to engaging in curriculum work. This work can continued over several sessions, depending on the needs of the group.

Please note: This work can also be done through the lens of a book study depending on the needs of the group.

(You may sign up for just AM on a day or AM and PM. You may also sign up for multiple dates or contact us for customized dates to meet your district's needs).

86. B4S A Walk in the Park (New) ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/8/2021 to 4/22/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

87. B4S Sky Patterns ONLINE Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/8/2021 to 4/22/2021

This online professional development course includes asynchronous and synchronous instruction for teachers using a BOCES 4 Science unit. Each week of the three-week course, the participants will watch one hour of recorded training and respond to guided questions (asynchronous) prior to the one-hour after-school meeting in an online learning community (synchronous). Participants will dive into the NYSSLS grade level topic, engage in 3-D science learning, and discuss instructional strategies to use with their students. Successful completion of this course will earn participants 6 hours of CTLE credit. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registrants will receive video access instructions and a link to a Zoom meeting via email prior to each session. Registrants must subscribe to B4S units to participate.

88. Secondary Social Studies Resources for Teachers (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 4/13/2021

Find the best digital library resources to share with your students! In this session, participants will learn more about finding and using ebooks in OverDrive and streaming video from Learn360, CCC!, and PBS--all available through the BOCES Media Library. We will also explore some of the best databases available for social studies classrooms, including Britannica School and Britannica LaunchPacks. Note: this session will show only the resources that are available to all (or most) of the schools in our area. Educators from all districts are welcome! A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

89. APPR 4 day training for Lead Evaluators of Teacher

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Principals, Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 4/14/2021 to 4/20/2021

This training is for new administrators who have not been previously trained. The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers to be certified through an appropriate training process. Lead teacher evaluators are those who conduct summative annual professional performance reviews. The district must certify that these lead evaluators have been trained in the minimum requirements as outlined in the new APPR regulations. The training that we provide will meet this requirement in the manner prescribed by the SED. You must complete all 4 days for certification.

90. OverDrive Marketplace for Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/20/2021

We'll explore Overdrive Marketplace where you can go to purchase new titles, compile collections of recommended books, assign titles to classes or reading groups, upload original content, and run reports about eBook usage at your school. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

91. Secondary Science Resources for Teachers (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 4/27/2021

Find the best digital library resources to share with your students! In this session, participants will learn more about finding and using ebooks in OverDrive and streaming video from Learn360, CCC!, and PBS--all available through the BOCES Media Library. We will also explore some of the best databases available for science classrooms, including Britannica School and Britannica LaunchPacks. Note: this session will show only the resources that are available to all (or most) of the schools in our area. Educators from all districts are welcome! A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

92. April Regional Librarian Meeting (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Monroe 2 BOCES School Librarians

Dates: 4/28/2021

Regional meeting for all school librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The first half of the meeting the SLS will share updates and we will have roundtable discussions sharing what we are doing in our buildings/districts to support remote instruction / COVID related changes to our teaching. The second half of the meeting will be a vendor presentation (TBD) where we will learn about new features and best practices for a specific resources.

93. Immigrant Experience Book Club Session 4: The Good Immigrant by Nikesha Shulka & Chimene Suleyman

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Teachers, Admin, Staff, Counselors, Social Workers who have contact with ELLs

Dates: 4/30/2021

Knowing our students and their stories is the first step in providing an equitable education for English Language Learners. Research shows us time and again that empathy is the gateway to breaking down the barriers that prevent ELLs from being fully included in school communities. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. Please join MidWest RBERN in a virtual book club series focused on the "Immigrant Experience" designed to help educators increase their capacity to identify and empathize with others lived experiences. All book club sessions will be a combination of Schoology work and 1 ZOOM discussion. Schoology codes will be sent prior to the start of the session. Books are to be purchased on your own. Session 4 will run March 1 2021- April 30 2021 and we will read and discuss "The Good Immigrant" by Javier Nikesha Shulka & Chimene Suleyman.

94. Curriculum Writing for ELA, 6-12 - April 30 AM

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: ELA teachers, 6-12, Curriculum coordinators

Dates: 4/30/2021

The Next Generation Standards will be fully implemented for the 2021-2022 school year. Individual teachers or district teams can participate in aligning curriculum to the Next Generation ELA standards while collaborating with outside districts on unit design, best practices, and resources. It is highly recommended teachers participate in Prioritizing Standards work and/or the ELA Curriculum Change Agent work prior to engaging in curriculum work. This work can continued over several sessions, depending on the needs of the group.

Please note: This work can also be done through the lens of a book study depending on the needs of the group.

(You may sign up for just AM on a day or AM and PM. You may also sign up for multiple dates or contact us for customized dates to meet your district's needs).

95. Curriculum Writing for ELA, 6-12 - April 30 PM

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: ELA teachers, 6-12, Curriculum coordinators

Dates: 4/30/2021

The Next Generation Standards will be fully implemented for the 2021-2022 school year. Individual teachers or district teams can participate in aligning curriculum to the Next Generation ELA standards while collaborating with outside districts on unit design, best practices, and resources. It is highly recommended teachers participate in Prioritizing Standards work and/or the ELA Curriculum Change Agent work prior to engaging in curriculum work. This work can continued over several sessions, depending on the needs of the group.

Please note: This work can also be done through the lens of a book study depending on the needs of the group.

(You may sign up for just AM on a day or AM and PM. You may also sign up for multiple dates or contact us for customized dates to meet your district's needs).

96. PBS LearningMedia for Classroom Teachers and Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Teachers

Dates: 5/4/2021

If you haven't checked out PBS lately, you're missing out on some fantastic content! PBS is designed with learning in mind, and includes videos, images, activities, lesson plans, and more! With engaging resources, clear organization, student-friendly content, and tons of educator supports, PBS is made for the classroom. In this session, we will learn how to find and share PBS resources with your students in any environment. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.

97. New Shifts in K-8 Science Course

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/6/2021 to 5/20/2021

Elementary & Middle School science is changing. Our instruction is shifting along with the NYS Science Learning Standards. Find out the "Look Fors" during science lesson walk-thrus and observations. Take away how to know whether the instruction has shifted. The course includes 3 one-hour sessions. Plan to attend all three. Each session will be recorded. Find the link to Zoom in your Inbox on the day of the session.

98. Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative Module 7: Wrapping up Your Program.

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: World Language Teachers, ESOL Teachers, ELA Teachers, School Administrators, District Administrators, School Counselors

Dates: 5/10/2021

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on NYSED's NYSSB Guidance Toolkit. This session will focus on Module 7: Wrapping up Your Program.

99. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools Physical Recertification

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: All interested staff who need to be recertified for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

Dates: 5/11/2021

This is the physical interventions part of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools(TCIS) training.

Individuals must be certified yearly in order to maintain their certification.

*MATERIALS- please review the TCIS student workbook prior to the training.

*ATTIRE: Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes. Follow BOCES guidelines for masking. Other PPE precautions will be provided at the training site.

100. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools Physical Recertification

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: All interested staff who need to be recertified for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

Dates: 5/11/2021

This is the physical interventions part of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools(TCIS) training.

Individuals must be certified yearly in order to maintain their certification.

*MATERIALS- please review the TCIS student workbook prior to the training.

*ATTIRE: Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes. Follow BOCES guidelines for masking. Other PPE precautions will be provided at the training site.

101. Follett Destiny Inventory for Librarians (ONLINE)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 5/11/2021

Get a refresher on how to conduct an inventory of your library's collection. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the start of the course.