Catalog: Monroe-2-Orleans BOCES WEBREG

Search Options

Search Results (1 - 100 of 176)

1. Overview of Words for Life Language System and the LAMP Principles

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Speech Language Therapists, Special Education Teachers, and District Teachers

Dates: 9/25/2018

NewStarting Soon
Provide detailed overview, including: * What is the purpose/objective/rationale? * If multiple day, what is the format or agenda? Goals/Purpose of the training: * To understand the Words for Life Language System layout and features * To understand LAMP as an approach to teaching language through AAC * To understand types of vocabulary and their relevance in language development and communication * To understand how automaticity works in communication * To understand the sensory and motor processes associated with natural language development * To begin to build motor plans through hands on use of a communication device

2. SLS Council September Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 9/25/2018

Starting Soon
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...

3. B4S Gr 3: Investigating Weather & Climate Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 9/25/2018

Starting Soon
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches.

4. Putting Words for Life Language System and the LAMP Principles in Action!

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Speech Language Therapists

Dates: 9/25/2018

NewStarting Soon
Provide detailed overview, including; * What is the purpose/objective/rationale * If multiple day, what is the format or agenda? Goals/Purpose of the training: * To understand the consideration process for the Words for Life Language System layout and user settings. * To implement LAMP as an approach to teaching language beyond the to one therapy session * To understand how to select, teach and use vocabulary across language functions and settings. * To understand the importance of engagement and motivation in building language across settings. * To understand how to incorporate language system and best practice principles into your plannin.

5. SLS Council September Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/25/2018

Starting Soon
The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its September SLS Council Meeting as required under NYSED Regulations.

6. B4S Gr 5: Deer, Deer Everywhere! Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 9/26/2018

Starting Soon
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. ATTENDEES: If possible, please bring an empty 2-liter plastic bottle to the training. Thanks!

7. Reading Recovery Opening Session

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Reading Recovery Teachers, Reading Recovery Administrators

Dates: 9/26/2018

Starting Soon
Reading Recovery Opening Session During this session we will review procedures, timelines, IDEC and take any questions. * Teachers will read: The Value of Conversations for Language Development and Reading Comprehension. Discussion. Link to Running Records and Analysis. * Teachers will bring 2 running records (either from Observation Survey testing or Roaming Around the Known accompanied by the test for each record. We will analyze in small groups, use a couple to analyze together with document camera. * Review what Concept of Word means. * Review expanding writing vocabulary linked to the article about conversation. A cognitive context is necessary in order for the child to "receive" the new word with understanding. (How does this affect reading and writing vocabulary growth and problem solving at the point of difficulty on the running record?)

8. Charter School ELL Roundtable Discussion

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Charter School ELL Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 9/26/2018

NewStarting Soon
This meeting informs and reviews Charter School administrators of regulatory changes to CR PART 154 for the education of English Language Learners, and a review of the Comprehensive ELL Education Plan which is due to New York State on October 19, 2018. Participants will have an opportunity to share ideas, ask questions and collaborate with RBERN and each other to help meet the needs of the ELLs in their schools.

9. The Mindset of Creativity

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 9/26/2018

TIFP Program Only
NewStarting Soon
In the present climate of education, creating the right mindset seems to get a lot of attention. The mindset behind creativity is one of differing viewpoints. As future educators, all types and levels of creativity should be recognized and nurtured. The opportunity for creativity can be a great catalyst for overall growth for a student in both cognitive development and meeting their social emotional needs.

10. B4S Gr 3: Investigating Weather & Climate Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 9/27/2018

Starting Soon
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session.

11. B4S Gr 4: Riding the Waves of Information Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 9/27/2018

Starting Soon
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

12. BOCES 2 Makerspace Kits for Libraries: New this Year! 

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Library Staff 

Dates: 9/27/2018

Starting Soon
Our Monroe 2 Maker collection has grown! If you're ready for some hands-on time with the new kits available for your library, this workshop is for you. Our new kits include Cubetto and e-Blox. For each tool, we will talk about how it works, how it can be used with students, and the educator resources that are available to support you.  

13. Orientation and Elements of Effective Instruction: New TIFP Fellows

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 9/27/2018

TIFP Program Only
NewStarting Soon
Fellows new to the program will attend a half-day mandatory professional development session on the theory and practice of Elements of Effective Instruction. This session will also consist of an orientation to the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program. Fellows will also have the opportunity to try out tools to assist when substitute teacher plans are vague or difficult to carry out in the classroom.

14. Orientation and Elements of Effective Instruction: New TIFP Fellows

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 9/28/2018

TIFP Program Only
NewStarting Soon
Fellows new to the program will attend a half-day mandatory professional development session on the theory and practice of Elements of Effective Instruction. This session will also consist of an orientation to the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program. Fellows will also have the opportunity to try out tools to assist when substitute teacher plans are vague or difficult to carry out in the classroom.

15. Gamification: Gamers and the Growth Mindset -ONLINE

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/1/2018

Gamers represent the ultimate in growth mindset. In a gamified environment, students feel the freedom to fail (and learn from it!), safe to explore, encouraged to collaborate (multiplayer), and are deeply engaged. Gaming is no longer just for nerds in basements! Join us to learn more about this exciting approach to teaching, learn how easy it is to get started, and maybe even do a little gaming yourself! Great for both general and special education teachers. The course will last two weeks, with certain requirements to meet each week, whenever is convenient for you! There will be one credit hour per week. (October 1-15)

16. ISTE Standards-ONLINE

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/1/2018

Online
Whether you are ready or not, your classroom is full of 21st century learners. The International Society for Technology in Education is an invaluable source of information and support regarding technology integration including an evolving set of standards designed to produce. Join this OPEN ENROLLMENT course to align your technology integration to the guidelines that produce 21st century learners ready to face anything! (Sept. 5-Dec 15)

17. Introduction to the Essential Elements

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Teachers of students participating in the NYSAA

Dates: 10/1/2018 to 10/29/2018

This training is for teachers who instruct students that are eligible to participate in the New York State Alternate Assessment. There will be a review of the Essential Elements for ELA, Math and Science. The Essential Elements are aligned with the New York State Learning Standards that guide instruction. Participants will investigate all the resources provided by Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) to supplement instruction. The four components of the training will be: * ELA (Day 1) * Math (Day 2) * Science (Day 3) * Resources within DLM (ex. practice tests, alternate pencils) (Day 4)

18. B4S Gr 3: Investigating Weather & Climate Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/2/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

19. Unpacking Fountas and Pinnell's Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Reading Specialists, AIS/Rtl Providers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 11/5/2018

Participants will explore the organization of the LLI systems and how to effectively use the systems to teach 30-45 minute lessons to small groups of learners with similar needs. The features of Leveled Literacy Intervention include:
* Fast-paced lessons that include explicit instruction in phonemics/phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.
* Daily lesson plans using a prescribed sequence of texts purchasable through Heinemann.
* Instructional interactions between teachers and students with a low student-teacher ratio. >br/>* Emphasis on comprehension of fiction and nonfiction with time engaged in reading continuous texts, word study and writing.
* Continuum of Literacy Learning to guide the series of lessons.

20. Navigating the Road to Success: Guiding Secondary ELLs Towards Graduation in NYS Schools

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Registrars and Counselors of Grades 6-12

Dates: 10/2/2018

This information session is geared towards Administrators and School Counselors for grades 6-12. Topics of Discussion: - Registration, identification, and scheduling of English Language Learners (ELLs) - Transferring credits from other countries - NYS Seal of Biliteracy & LOTE credit requirements for ELLs - “Graduation Pathways” Amended Graduation Requirements for ELLs Please register by: September 28th

21. What is Bilingual Education?

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/2/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will focus on understanding what Bilingual Education is and how to support Home Language in your class. This session is open to K-12 teachers in all content areas. Participants will gain an understanding of how to best support a wide range of learners from a variety of backgrounds. Lourdes Roa is the Coordinator for the Mid-West Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network.

22. Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/3/2018 to 11/8/2018

The Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar presents a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society. The training not only explores what makes teams effective, but how to develop skills as facilitators and informed group members in informal and formal settings, in small and large groups. It takes participants beyond the idea of professional learning communities to the actual implementation. It describes specific ways to weave the collaborative fabric of a faculty, develop group member skills, and acquire the principles and understandings to engage in a continuous cycle of team and individual improvement. Adaptive Schools is the "how" of professional learning communities: how to behave in groups, how to lead them, and how to facilitate them for improved leading, teaching and learning.

23. Recertification for Lead Evaluators of Teachers (RCSD)

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 10/3/2018

The New York 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 NYSED. The recertification trainings are half day trainings. Lead Evaluators should attend one half day training per year to be recertified. Districts other than RCSD who need recertification, please call our office at (585) 352-2773.

24. B4S Gr 1: Sending Messages with Light & Sound Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/4/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

25. BOCES 2 NBCT Cohort

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/4/2018 to 5/9/2019

BOCES 2 NBC Cohort - Bi-Monthly sessions to support candidates as they complete components. Session locations will alternate between BOCES 2 and Nazareth College Golisano Academic Center

26. RTI: A Closer Look

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/5/2018

Eric Twadell, PhD, is superintendent of Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He has been a social studies teacher, curriculum director, and assistant superintendent for leadership and organizational development. He will present on the following topics - overview of RtI and the 4 C's (collective responsibility, concentrated instruction, convergent assessment, certain access) - importance and responsibilities of Tier 1 instruction, including differentiation - common missteps when implementing RtI 8:00-10:30 Whole group Part 1 10:30- 11:45 Debrief for individual building with principals to allows teachers to process info as it relates to their own school and indicate areas to spend more time with in the future 11:45-12:45 Lunch/break 12:45- 2:15 Whole group Part 2

27. Understanding Subgroups of English Language Learners (ELLs)

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/9/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will provide K-12 participants in all content areas with an overview on best practices for educating every subgroup of English Language Learners. The presenter will share current research and focus on the concept that ELLs are not one size fits all.

28. B4S Gr 5: Deer, Deer Everywhere! Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/10/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own. ATTENDEES: If possible, please bring an empty 2-liter plastic bottle to the training. Thanks!

29. Reaching Teens/Fostering Resilience - Part 2

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/10/2018

Dr. Ken Ginsberg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania, an agency that serves Philadelphia's homeless and marginalized youth. He is the author of the Reaching Teens Toolkit which arms schools and youth serving agencies to implement systems change and builds resiliency. Through participation in this workshop practitioners will be better prepared to: * Actively build resiliency with the youth they serve * Develop and maintain trusting relationships with youth * Foster strength based communication with youth that promotes their healthy growth * Support caregivers in developing healthy parenting strategies * Partner in county-wide initiatives for systems change. **Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0390.

30. The NYSSLS are Here! Now What? (2 day training)

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/10/2018 to 12/11/2018

PreRequisite: An Introduction to the NYSSLS This two-day workshop will take participants to the next level of understanding about the NYSSLS. Phenomenon, questioning, modeling go hand-in-hand. By incorporating these practices in the elementary science classroom, we expect to improve science instruction and student achievement. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own. - Day 1: Teachers will expand their understanding of phenomenon by participating as "students in a classroom." As teachers, participants will figure out how questions can be used within a lesson/unit to make it more student-centered. Modeling is used to help assess prior knowledge and current learning. - Prior to Day 2: Teachers will implement their learning about teaching with phenomena and the practices of asking questions and modeling. Teachers should prepare to present their experiences to the group, bringing artifacts of their learning on Day 2. - Day 2: Participants will meet back together to reflect on the classroom implementation, share their artifacts of learning and participate in feedback discussions on how to refine their practice. Participants will leave Day 2 with concrete next-steps related to incorporating phenomena, questioning, and modeling into their daily instruction.

31. Working with an Interpreter: Improving Communication with Parents of Limited English

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: All school staff that work with parents (teachers, administrators, CSE) who may need an interpreter

Dates: 10/10/2018

New
During this free workshop participants will learn strategies for communicating with interpreters, will see good examples and examples of what not to do when communicating thru an interpreter, and will examine professional ethics that interpreters should follow. Tips on how to work with interpreters/translators when needed for State Assessments will also be shared.

32. Overview on the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/10/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will provide an overview of the structure and content of the Next Generation ELA Standards. We will also be exploring the vertical alignment of the Standards.

33. The NYSSLS are Here! Now What? (2 day training)

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/11/2018 to 12/6/2018

PreRequisite: An Introduction to the NYSSLS This two-day workshop will take participants to the next level of understanding about the NYSSLS. Phenomenon, questioning, modeling go hand-in-hand. By incorporating these practices in the elementary science classroom, we expect to improve science instruction and student achievement. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own. - Day 1: Teachers will expand their understanding of phenomenon by participating as "students in a classroom." As teachers, participants will figure out how those questions can be used within a lesson/unit to make it more student-centered. Modeling is used to help assess prior knowledge and current learning. - Prior to Day 2: Teachers will implement their learning about teaching with phenomena and the practices of asking questions and modeling. Teachers should prepare to present their experiences to the group, bringing artifacts of their learning on Day 2. - Day 2: Participants will meet back together to reflect on the classroom implementation, share their artifacts of learning and participate in feedback discussions on how to refine their practice. Participants will leave Day 2 with concrete next-steps related to incorporating phenomena, questioning, and modeling into their daily instruction.

34. America's Historical Newspapers / World News Report Database  

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians and Teachers 

Dates: 10/11/2018

This session will demonstrate how the NewsBank’s resources support the research needs of librarians, teachers and students with unique primary sources that align with the curriculum. The session will provide concrete examples of how the resources align and support the US and State history curriculum, as well as Science, English and other subject areas taught at all grade levels.  

35. Greatness Doesn't Come By Accident - What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/11/2018 to 12/3/2018

Hybrid Course
Online and In Person
This is a chance to dive deeply into effective teaching practice. Book description: This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes and interactions that form the fabric of life in our best classrooms and schools. If focuses on the specific things that great teachers do...that others do not. Participants will meet in person to launch the course and end the course. All other sessions will occur in an online format. NOTE: Participants are responsible for acquiring their own copy of the book.

36. CR PART 154-3 Round Table Discussion

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Coordinators, Administrators, ENL teachers, Special Educators

Dates: 10/12/2018

The long awaited final guidance document is finally here! This session will provide an overview of regulatory changes, Language Proficiency Team’s role, sample forms and situational question/answers.

37. Wayne-Finger Lakes ESOL Collegial Circle

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: ESOL Teachers from Wayne FInger Lakes DIstricts

Dates: 10/15/2018 to 4/25/2019

This professional development opportunity is for ESOL teachers from the Wayne-Finger Lakes region. This collegial circle will serve as a forum for participants to share resources and expertise; and to discuss common needs, questions, and interests.

38. B4S Gr 2: Save the Bees Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/16/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

39. STEM and the NYSSLS

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/16/2018

Before there were the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), before there were the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), there was STEM. The focus on STEM came about as educational leaders realized that many of tomorrow's jobs would involve the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM. The ways that STEM is part of our new Science Standards is the focus of this workshop. Through hands-on activities and discussion, we will discover the many ways in which NYSSLS asks science teachers to incorporate Engineering and Technology into their instruction. If you have a favorite STEM activity, come ready to share! We will assess its correlation to the NYSSLS. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

40. Guided Math

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grades K-8 Teachers

Dates: 10/16/2018

Imagine a math classroom where students are working in stations, small group instruction is taking place and students are engaged and excited about math! Have you been interested in changing the structure of your math block? Come and find out what Guided Math is about. In this session, you will learn about the essential components to Guided Math and how to set up structures for student independence. This session begins as a half-day workshop and also consists of a follow-up session via an online platform.

41. Students using Turnitin to Refine and Enhance their Research (AM Session)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Teachers and Librarians who use Turnitin 

Dates: 10/17/2018

Many people think of Turnitin as "plagiarism detection" software to catch students doing something wrong. The real power in using Turnitin allows us to encourage the academic integrity of our students by allowing them access to check and revise their own work. This interactive workshop will show you how to use the product to it's fullest capabilities and give you time to set up classes, upload assignments and practice using Feedback Studio.  ------- This is for the morning session only. To register for the afternoon session please visit: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2889391&D=18636    

42. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention For Schools Re-certification (TCIS)

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: All interested district personnel

Dates: 10/17/2018

This course reviews the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) concepts and a review of the physical interventions. Individuals must be re-certified yearly in order to maintain their certification. Registration is limited to 12 people minimum and 20 people maximum. Refreshments are provided.

43. TIG Training: Cycle 1 Fall

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Identified members of TIG Teams

Dates: 10/17/2018 to 1/16/2019

This training is for designated members of the Consortium on Trauma, Illness, and Grief in Schools. Fall Group of schools/districts include: Bishop Kearney, BOCES 1, BOCES 2, Brighton, Brockport, Charles Finney, Churchville-Chili, Gates Chili, Hillel, Holley, Mercy, Penfield, Rochester City
Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's state Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0390.
Training for the 2018-2019 school year include the following topics:

- Day 1 : Grief & Loss at School Trauma

- Day 2: Suicide Risk & Intervention Chronic & Critical Illness

- Day 3: School Violence TIG Implementation

- Day 4: Critical Incident Stress Management
NOTE; Registration begins 30 minutes before listed start times

44. Restorative Discipline Training

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Counselors, Administrators

Dates: 10/17/2018 to 10/18/2018

Restorative discipline refers to a wide range of both formal and informal strategies that can be used in schools - both proactively to build relationships, as well as in response to harm that has occurred. Participants will learn and practice ways to create a restorative classroom environment, using I-messages to express feelings and needs, engaging in restorative conversations, facilitating circles to repair them, and utilizing the re-engagement circle process.

45. Students using Turnitin to Refine and Enhance their Research (PM Session)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Teachers and Librarians who use Turnitin 

Dates: 10/17/2018

Many people think of Turnitin as "plagiarism detection" software to catch students doing something wrong. The real power in using Turnitin allows us to encourage the academic integrity of our students by allowing them access to check and revise their own work. This interactive workshop will show you how to use the product to it's fullest capabilities and give you time to set up classes, upload assignments and practice using Feedback Studio.  ------ This is for the afternoon session only. To register for the morning session please use this link: https://www.mylearningplan.com/ProgramAdmin/ProgramAdmin.asp?M=M&I=2775839  

46. Mathematical Practices: What does it look like in the classroom?

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/17/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session is designed to help K-12 math participants understand the mathematical practices and what this means for instruction. The session will provide an in-depth overview on the practices and how teachers can develop aligned lessons.

47. Connecting the Dots in Reading Instruction

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grades PreK-3 Teachers

Dates: 10/18/2018

Participants will: * Learn how to connect their instruction during shared reading, interactive reading, guided reading, and independent reading. * Learn the components of a shared reading lesson, interactive reading lesson, guided reading lesson, and independent reading conferences. * Develop an understanding of how explicit teaching in shared and interactive reading can connect to student application in guided reading and independent reading.

48. Office 2016 for Educators

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers and Staff

Dates: 10/18/2018

Office 2016
Office 365
Microsoft Office is a staple set of tools educators can use to benefit their students and teaching. Learn the tips and tricks to getting the most of Office in your classroom. Learn how to create engaging presentations, flipped classes, tutorials, newsletters, reports, and visualizations with Office Mix, PowerPoint, Sway, Excel, Word, and OneNote.

49. Explicit and Specially Designed Instruction

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/18/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session is designed to for K-12 special education participants to provide an in-depth overview on Explicit and Specially Designed Instruction and what this looks like in practice. Understanding how to plan lessons using Explicit and Specially Designed Instruction will help to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

50. New Global History and Geography II Mock Scoring Session and CRQ Update

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
The Mid-West Region is pleased to have Donna Merlau from the New York State Education Department will go in-depth on the new SS Framework exam for Global History and Geography II. This full day workshop will be broken down in two sessions: AM Session: Enduring Issues Mock Scoring Session (8:00 - 11:00) This session will focus on the holistic scoring of the Enduring Issue Essay, Part 3 of the new Framework-based Regents Examination in Global History and Geography II. Participants will train on the draft rubric, review student exemplar papers and score practice papers. PM Session: Understanding the Part 2, the Short-Answer Constructed Response Questions (12:00 - 3:00) Participants will examine the revised CRQ prototype and learn more about the context, sourcing and relationship questions on Part 2 of the new Framework-based Regents Examination in Global History and Geography II. Terminology related to Part 2 will be defined and discussed. Teaching strategies will also be discussed.

51. B4S: Deer, Deer Everywhere! - Grade 5

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

52. B4S: Earth Processes in New York State - Grade 4

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

53. B4S: Investigating Weather & Climate - Grade 3

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

54. B4S: Riding the Waves of Information - Grade 4

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

55. B4S: Save the Bees! Interdependent Relationships for Grade 2

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

56. B4S: Waves: Sending Messages with Light and Sound - Grade 1

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

57. B4S: Weather for Kindergarten AND Pushes & Pulls

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

New
This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. (Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:45)

58. Assistant Principals Forum

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 5/13/2019

This offering is open to all assistant principals in our region. The goal of this forum is to give assistant principals the opportunity to dialogue with their counterparts from other districts to discus pertinent topics and issues. To encourage collegiality and on going dialogue, there will be a Listserv for all forum members.

59. Secondary Principals Forum

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Secondary Principals

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 5/14/2019

This forum is designed for secondary principals and will meet four times per year. The sessions will focus on specific topics of the group's choosing and may implement a guest speaker approach, The goal of this forum is to provide collegiality, professional development and networking opportunities for the participants.

60. Elementary Principals Forum

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 5/15/2019

This forum is designed for elementary school principals and will meet four times per year. The goal of this forum is to provide elementary principals the opportunity to network with other principals and to dialogue about pertinent topics and issues. The sessions will focus on a specific topic of the group's choosing and implement a guest speaker approach.

61. Introduction to the New York State Science Learning Standard

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/22/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will provide an overview on the new New York State Science Learning Standards and how to shift instruction to best align to the new standards. The group will gain an understanding of three dimensional learning and what this means for instruction.

62. Digital Tools for Assessment

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/23/2018

Assessment
When used effectively, technology has the potential to enrich instruction and improve academic success for students. The latest web-based resources provide educators with flexible tools ideal for instructional delivery and student projects. In this workshop, you will learn about several technology tools that can be used across all content areas, and integrated quickly to maximize student success.

63. I Am Reading

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 10/23/2018

When young children interact with books before they can read conventionally, some important questions arise: * Are they really reading or not? * What are they doing as they look at the pages? * What can we do to support their reading and language development? * How can we nurture their healthy and resilient reading identities? In this workshop, Matt will use video,classroom examples and transcripts to provide answers to these questions. He will begin by showing you how young children's interactions with any book count as real reading and denote a precious time in their reading lives, whether or not they can read the words. When we view children as readers and nurture what they're doing before they can read conventionally, we're helping them develop healthy reading habits and identities. Matt will share with you practical and replicable ideas for interacting with young children in ways that nudge them to think deeply and talk more about their books. You'll learn how to create classroom conditions and provide literacy opportunities that are inviting, child-centered and considerate of all young children, no matter who they are as readers or what they can do with books. **Register by September 22, 2018

64. English Language Learners in Your Class

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/23/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will build awareness of the needs of English learners in the classroom through the use of comprehensible input. Comprehensible input refers to speech or text that is adapted to be more easily understood by language learners, providing scaffolds so that learners can understand content and also develop their language skills. Practical strategies will be demonstrated through a simulation experience and discussed in context.

65. Overdirive Ebooks for Teachers

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/23/2018

Most of the BOCES 2 ebooks and audiobooks have moved to a new platform--Overdrive--which is accessible on all computers and mobile devices. During this hands-on-workshop, you will learn how to navigate this platform and download titles to your computer or mobile device. With Overdrive, students can track their reading history, develop a personal glossary of new words, and link their public library accounts so they can borrow ebooks from multiple libraries and read them all in one app. Bring your own smartphone, tablet or laptop; download the mobile Sora app in advance so you can hit the ground running.

66. Classroom Management: New TIFP Fellows

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: TIFP Fellows

Dates: 10/24/2018

TIFP Program Only
This session is designed as part two of the mandatory professional development session for Fellows new to the program. The session will provide Fellows with tools, and scenarios to improve their classroom management techniques. The session will also consist of problem solving and developing a classroom management tool box.

67. 2018-2019 Reading Recovery Continuing Contact - Group 1

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Trained Reading Recovery Teachers: Churchville-Chili, Elba, Hilton, Geneseo

Dates: 10/24/2018 to 5/8/2019

NOTE: This professional development is only open to Reading Recovery Teachers in the following school districts: Churchville-Chili, Elba, Hilton, and Geneseo. Intended Learning Outcomes: * Participate in the observation of teaching procedures demonstrated by the trained colleagues behind the two-way mirror. * Engage in in-depth study of the components of Reading Recovery lessons and the theoretical foundations for them. * Continue to refine observational expertise of children's on-going literacy development in order to better inform decision making for instruction. * Learn how to best support struggling emergent readers and develop skill in teaching children selected for intervention using effective instructional procedures and theory. * Analyze reading and writing records and discuss teaching decisions. * Examine data and discuss Reading Recovery results at the school level. * Discuss and solve implementation problems at the school level. * Participate with the Teacher Leader in planning and evaluating Continuing Contact sessions. * Engage in self-evaluation and reflection of theory and practice leading to on-going professional growth and effective teaching. **Persons who are NOT trained, but are interested in observing a session should contact Stephanie Smyka, Site Coordinator: ssmyka@monroe2boces.org

68. Making Office 365 Work for Your Classroom

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/25/2018

Office 365
This introductory training session covers Microsoft's Office 365 and its benefits and possibilities for teaching and learning. Using Microsoft's cloud tools, students and educators can work and learn together from anywhere and at any time. As part of this half-day session, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer provides a hands-on workshop on the Microsoft Office Web Apps available from your school district. You will explore an overview of 21st century learning design, OneDrive, Microsoft Apps, OneNote and other resources. You will be able to immediately use what you learned with your students. Participants will:

•Master the basics of Microsoft’s Office Web Apps.

•Increase student and teacher performance using document creation and powerful sharing and collaboration tools.

•Feel confident about their understanding of Microsoft Office Web Apps and apply them to help meet curriculum requirements.

69. Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: What Is It and How Can I Teach It?

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 Teachers, School Mental Health Professionals

Dates: 10/25/2018 to 12/11/2018

New
This interactive 3-day training series for K-12 teachers, school mental health professionals, and other school staff will focus on building a foundation for social and emotional learning in the classroom and will incorporate the five key social and emotional competencies all children need to be successful in school and life. Day 1 will introduce Social Emotional Learning and the first competency of Self Management. Day 2 will examine Self Awareness and Social Awareness Day 3 will explore Relationship Skills and Decision Making Participants will leave with practical strategies for implementation for immediate use in classrooms.

70. 2018-2019 Reading Recovery Continuing Contact - Group II

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Trained Reading Recovery Teachers: North Rose Wolcott, LeRoy, Hilton, Byron-Bergen

Dates: 10/25/2018 to 5/9/2019

NOTE: This professional development is only open to Reading Recovery Teachers in the following school districts: North Rose Wolcott, LeRoy, Hilton and Byron-Bergen. Intended Learning Outcomes: * Participants in the observation of teaching procedures demonstrated by the trained colleagues behind the two-way mirror. * Engage in in-depth study of the components of Reading Recovery lessons and the theoretical foundations for them. * Continue to refine observational expertise of children's on-going literacy development in order to better inform decision making for instruction. * Learn how to best support struggling emergent readers and develop skill in teaching children selected for intervention using effective instructional procedures and theory. * Analyze reading and writing records and discuss teaching decisions. * Examine data and discuss Reading Recovery results at the school level. * Discuss and solve implementation problems at the school level. * Participate with the Teacher Leader in planning and evaluating Continuing Contact sessions. * Engage in self-evaluation and reflection of theory and practice leading to on-going professional growth and effective teaching. **Persons who are NOT trained, but are interested in observing a session should contact Stephanie Smyka, Site Coordinator: ssmyka@monroe2boces.org

71. Argument Writing in the Elementary Classroom

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grades 3-6 Teachers

Dates: 10/25/2018

The Next Generation Standards define argumentative writing as "a type of writing that uses reason or logic to show that the writer's position or conclusion is valid. In the early grades, through discussion, students learn about opinions and opinion writing as a precursor to constructing arguments in writing." A shift from opinion to argument as one of three text types in the grades 3-6 standards calls for some investigation into the genres. In this session, teachers will explore the distinctions between opinion and argument and discover strategies for teaching argument writing at grades 3-6.

72. Office 365 and Schoology: Collaboration in the Digital Classroom

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers and Staff

Dates: 10/26/2018

Office 365
Schoology
When used effectively, technology can help facilitate both communication and collaboration skills by providing opportunities for students to effectively work together on a shared project. This workshop demonstrate the powerful communication and collaboration tools available to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners through Office 365 and Schoology. Learners will participate in several different collaborative activities that incorporate both platforms, and will discover best practices for integrating both platforms together.

73. Differentiate: Get Creative with Your Tools-ONLINE

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 10/29/2018

Let's take the stations / centers model of teaching we all know and love, and shake it up! Join this session to explore creative ways to embed technology in this familiar process to make it more engaging and meaningful for students and teachers. Great for both general and special education teachers. The course will last two weeks, with certain requirements to meet each week, whenever is convenient for you! There will be one credit hour per week. (October 29-November 12)

74. APPR 4 day training for Teacher Evaluators

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 10/29/2018 to 11/5/2018

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.

75. Best Practices in Guided Reading

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/29/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session is designed to assist K-6 teachers with understanding what guided reading is and how to implement guided reading. Research shows that schools that have adopted guided/strategic reading show improved results in student achievement. Come learn more about Best practices in guided reading!

76. Overview of Next Generation Math Standards

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 10/29/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
In this session, participants will look at how standards are defined, how they relate to curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and how they impact student learning. A majority of our focus will be on the similarities and differences between the NYS P-12 CCLS for Mathematics and the NYS Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards. Our session will conclude with exploring the numerous resources built into the Next Generation Mathematics Standards document and how they can be fully utilized.

77. Classroom Management: New TIFP Fellows

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: TIFP Fellows

Dates: 10/30/2018

TIFP Program Only
This session is designed as part two of the mandatory professional development session for Fellows new to the program. The session will provide Fellows with tools, and scenarios to improve their classroom management techniques. The session will also consist of problem solving and developing a classroom management tool box.

78. Unpacking Fountas and Pinnell's Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems - Orange, Green, and Blue

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Reading Specialists, AIS/Rtl providers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 10/31/2018 to 11/19/2018

Participants will explore the organization of the LLI systems and how to effectively use the systems to teach 3-45 minute lessons to small groups of learners with similar needs The features of Leveled Literacy Intervention include;
* Fast-paced lessons that include explicit instruction in phonemics/phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.
* Daily lesson plans using a prescribed sequence of texts purchasable through Heinemann
* Instructional interactions between teachers and students with a low student-teacher ratio.
* Emphasis on comprehension of fiction and nonfiction texts with time engaged in reading continuous texts, word study and writing.
* Continuum of Literacy Learning to guide the series of lessons.

79. B4S Middle School: Waves & Electromagnetic Radiation Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

80. Practical Strategies for Embedded Vocabulary in K-6 Classroom

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 11/1/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session will provide participants with practical Strategies for embedded vocabulary in K-6 classrooms. We know that vocabulary development is a critical aspect of the learning process, but how do we embed meaningful attention to word learning into our day? During this session, teachers will learn practical strategies to make word learning a part of all lessons and to connect students to new vocabulary through multiple encounters designed to ensure they truly know a word’s meaning

81. Recertification for Lead Evaluators of Teachers (RCSD) a.m. session

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 11/2/2018

The New York 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 NYSED. The recertification trainings are half day trainings. Lead Evaluators should attend one half day training per year to be recertified. Districts other than RCSD who need recertification, please call our office at (585) 352-2773.

82. Recertification for Lead Evaluators of Teachers (RCSD) p.m. session

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 11/2/2018

The New York 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 NYSED. The recertification trainings are half day trainings. Lead Evaluators should attend one half day training per year to be recertified. Districts other than RCSD who need recertification, please call our office at (585) 352-2773.

83. Orton-Gillingham Training: Intermediate Grades

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Reading Specialists, Rtl Providers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 11/5/2018 to 11/9/2018

Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES is proud to partner with the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education to present IMSE Intermediate Orton-Gillingham Training (30-hour): A thorough, engaging session designed for teachers who teach third grade through high school. Teachers will gain a deep understanding of the enhanced Orton-Gillingham method using a more sophisticated approach to learning with advanced decoding/ encoding, higher level spelling rules and the study of Greek & Latin roots.

Teachers will receive training with respect to:
Advanced Encoding and Decoding Morphemes
Higher level lesson planning
Greek and Latin Bases
Vocabulary
Registrations to be completed by October 4, 2018
NOTE: Participants must attend all 5 days. Charges may apply to cancellations made after October 15, 2018.

84. Understanding Mindset in the Classroom

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 11/5/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
This session is designed to help K-12 participants understand the difference between fixed and growth mindset and the impact on instruction. The work of Carol Dweck will be the focus for this session and will help participants understand how mindset impacts student achievement and strategies to foster a growth mindset.

85. SLS Council November Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 11/6/2018

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school librarians. 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

86. Google Forms

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 11/6/2018

Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback and far more. All forms results connect to Google Sheets, which allow teachers to easily manage the data to impact instruction and learning. In this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses and view response summary.

87. Vocabulary in the Secondary Classroom

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers - All Subject Areas

Dates: 11/6/2018

In this half-day course, participants will learn about research-based instructional practices to help students learn and use key vocabulary in all subject areas. During this workshop, we will explore how leveraging targeted instructional strategies can support literacy development and understanding across the content areas.

88. SLS Council November Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 11/6/2018

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its November SLS Council Meeting as required under NYSED Regulations.

89. Responding to Opioid Overdose: State Targeted Response

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 11/6/2018

Naloxone has been fundamental in the efforts to decrease rates of fatal overdoses. This training teaches first responders, likely opioid overdose witnesses and community members to understand, recognize, respond to and reverse suspected opioid overdoses using naloxone. Participants will learn ways to obtain free or low-cost naloxone for personal use. This training is modeled after the evidence-based SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit. Training objectives include:
• to increase understanding and awareness of fatal overdoses related to opioids and the impact within the community
• to identify risk factors for an overdose
• to be able to recognize a suspected overdose
• to be able to identify the five essential steps for first responders as outlined in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit in the event of an overdose
• to be able to correctly use naloxone to save lives
• to understand how to access the Naloxone Co-payment Assistance Program (NCAP) to obtain free or low-cost naloxone. Who Should Attend: This interactive training is tailored for first responders or other likely witnesses to an opioid overdose. Why Attend:
• to become part of the solution to solving the opioid issue in the community
• to learn how to save a life during an overdose situation
• to receive education on crucial information related to opioids and the surrounding community Background: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded states grants as part of the State Targeted Response (STR) to the opioid crisis. One of New York State’s initiatives as part of the grant focuses on addressing opioid overdose related fatalities in counties showing very high rates of overdose deaths and emergency department visits related to opioid use disorder. This initiative involves training thousands of first responders and other likely witnesses in these counties.

90. B4S Gr 5: Toys Matter Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/7/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

91. Crossing the Bridge Between the Reading and Writing Workshop

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Grades K-3 Teachers

Dates: 11/7/2018

Are you teaching it, but your students just aren't "getting it"? In this full-day session, participants will learn strategies to connect instruction in a reading and writing workshop that will help students transfer and apply what they've learned.

92. The Struggle is Real: Productive Struggle

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: K-12 Math Teachers

Dates: 11/7/2018

Learn how allowing students to wrestle with the material can build confidence, stick-wit-it-ness, and mathematical problem solving. This course will provide teacher moves and strategies to promote positive, productive struggles in the math classroom, along with sample tasks that can be implemented immediately. NOTE: There are two sessions - one for K-6 Teachers and one for 7-12 Teachers

93. OneNote: The Classroom Collaboration Tool

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers

Dates: 11/7/2018

Office 365
A digital notebook for the 21st century, OneNote allows everyone to collaborate when and where they need. Today’s schoolwork includes a lot of information, and OneNote helps students and teachers capture it all…on your own devices. With OneNote, everyone can stay organized, share lessons, work together, and even spark their creativity. OneNote makes teachers’ jobs easier by giving them the tools they need to stay organized. Teachers can organize their lesson plans and course content in searchable digital notebooks. Each has a personal workspace for every student, a content library for handouts, and a collaboration space for lessons and creative activities. And, they can be viewed from any device - online or offline.

94. NYSSLS 101: An Intro to the New Science Standards (2 day training)

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 11/8/2018 to 1/29/2019

New to the new NYS Science Learning Standards? If yes, you are not alone. The NYSSLS are based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the Framework for K-12 Science Education. - Day 1 will provide background about NYSSLS, an overview of how to read them, 3-Dimensional learning, and an exploration of instructional moves to bring back to your classroom. - Between Days 1 & 2, participants will experiment with incorporating specific instructional moves into their teaching of science. - Day 2, teachers will bring artifacts that represent both their science instruction as well as student learning. These artifacts will be the central focus for reflection, refinement, sharing of ideas, and planning of next steps. This session is FREE to district members of regional science curriculum writing; all others $125 per person. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

95. Digital Storytelling with Bloxels

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Teachers

Dates: 11/8/2018

Bloxels are an engaging, hands-on addition to our Maker collection! With Bloxels, students use actual blocks to create their own video games in the Bloxels iPad app, combining tactile learning with a powerful digital environment. Students can build their own characters, scenes, enemies, and more, to create their very own interactive story. Bloxels is part of our growing Monroe 2 Makers collection, which is available to all of our Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES libraries.   

96. Let’s get Engaged: Creating Academic Success in grades K-6

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 11/8/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
Participants in this workshop will learn how to create and recognize a learning environment in which student engagement is the norm. Attendees will learn how to implement active engagement strategies to increase student achievement. These research-based techniques are derived from the works of Himmele and Himmele, Jensen, Marzano and Pickering. Everyone will leave with ready-made materials and strategies that can be implemented immediately.

97. Mindfulness in the Classroom, K-8: An Overview

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Administrators and K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/8/2018

Topics to be addressed: * Definition and background of mindfulness * Summary of research and neuroscience supporting mindfulness * How to partner mindfulness with SEL (Social Emotional Learning) programs * Demonstration of lessons done with students * Measuring the impact of mindfulness

98. B4S Middle School: Waves & Electromagnetic Radiation Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/9/2018

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

99. Virtual Field Trips

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Librarians, Instructional Technology Specialists

Dates: 11/9/2018

Virtual Field Trips
Join us to explore content provider programs as they demo the programs available to your student classes. These will be two-way interactive videoconferences connecting via Zoom. Examples include: Author visits, Zoos, Museums, Experts, Class2Class Collaborations

100. Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 11/9/2018

TIFP Program Only
New
In the current demanding yet rewarding career of education, emotions can quickly run high in the classroom. There is a growing importance of adding positive psychology, into our personal best practices. Our ever-changing student population possesses varying degrees of emotional intelligence, which move the continuum and its boundaries. This workshop will help participants, as lifelong learners, to apply emotional regulation in the classroom.

101. Exploring 3-Dimensional Assessments in Science

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Dates: 11/13/2018

What will future formative and summative assessments be like for students? What are other states doing right now? Participants in this session will have an opportunity to explore the 3 Dimensions: Science & Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Crosscutting Concepts and formulate specific formative and summative assessments for their own grade level. Current information about the NYS Science Roadmap will be shared. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.