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1. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Trend Map Summary Reports, and Regents Frequently Tested Standards

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 9/13/2023

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

2. DataMate Cohort for GV & W-FL BOCES, Virtual

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Admin Teams, District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 9/20/2023 to 6/12/2024

DataMate is a student assessment and analysis system and the cohort are for districts using DataMate. EduTech is supporting the platform to help with the goal of building a robust data-driven culture, leading to improvement. The cohort is designed to provide leaders with an opportunity to get the most out of the system. One end goal of the cohort is to create a bank of standard-aligned common assessments. Individual districts will have the option to modify the assessments to meet their specific needs and create their own in-house assessments as well. EduTech is excited to be supporting DataMate to continue with the goal of building a robust data-driven culture, leading to improvement. DataMate is a student assessment and analysis system that allows students to build/sharpen their computer-based assessment skills. The student interface parallels Questar's Nextera. In addition, the platform offers numerous student reports and achievement data. Districts will have the tools to create standard-aligned computer-based and paper-based assessments. The system offers existing assessments, a vast question bank and achievement data, allowing district to elevate assessment practices. Because DataMate is new to our region, EduData designed the cohort to support implementation. Day one will take place at each district in the cohort. The following objectives will be addressed during the Cohort:





• Identifying Power Standards based on Achievement Data





• Creating Standards-Based Assessments: formative, common, and summative





• Creating a starting point for backwards design planning





• Identifying gaps in curriculum and or student achievement





• Identifying students' strengths and weaknesses





• Verifying District Instructional Alignment





• Targeting Instruction

3. Explore Native Cultural Representation through an Inquiry Lens

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians, K-12 classroom teachers, ELA & Social Studies teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 9/26/2023

Now more than ever, educators must develop skills to create inclusive curriculums and affirming environments, in both libraries and classrooms. In a day of interactive learning with school librarians, educators and administrators, Nambe Pueblo scholar and educator Dr. Debbie Reese will share her expertise on the critical analysis of children's and young adult Native literature. In addition, Ganondagan educators and interpreters will provide programming to engage participants with local Seneca culture, including a guided longhouse tour and an introduction to Ganondagan educator resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the full Seneca Art & Culture Center and will have the option to walk the Trail of Peace. Continental breakfast & lunch will be provided, please wear comfortable footwear and clothing to explore the Ganondagan grounds.

4. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Longitudinal Item Difficulty Gap Analysis (3-8 ELA & Math), Regents Longitudinal Gap Analysis

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 10/11/2023

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

5. MTSS & Community Schools Round Table

Program: Professional Development

Audience: MTSS Teams; MTSS Coaches and Coordinators; Building and District Leaders

Dates: 10/12/2023 to 6/5/2024

The MTSS & Community Schools Round Tables offered in partnership with Finger Lakes Community Schools, are designed to bring local MTSS Teams together to learn, share, and to continue to build capacity in our region (and beyond) to ultimately ensure success for our students. The collaborative time is set up with connection and content in the morning, and then dedicated team work time, and support, in the afternoon. October 12th will focus on Tier 1. December 6th will focus on Tier 2. March 6th will focus on Tier 3. June 5th will focus on TFI Action Planning and setting the stage for Summer work as well as the academic year ahead.

Participants from W-FL component districts and community partners can attend free of charge.

Participants from non-WFL component districts can attend at a cost of $436 per person OR $2,000 for teams of 5 or more

6. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Current Teacher Roster with Prior Year Test Results (ELA & Math 3-8), Regents Distribution of MC Responses with Gap Analysis by Question #

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 11/8/2023

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

7. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Performance Level Summary # and % (3-8 ELA & Math, and Regents)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 12/13/2023

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

8. Core Model Describe Oh My - Asynchronous

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Aides, TAs, Related Service Providers

Dates: 12/15/2023

A training for teachers, SLPs and Aides/TAs new to AAC, focusing on developing and understanding of CORE vocabulary, AAC implementation into routines and increasing staff confidence with modeling for students. Hands on opportunities will focus on using student devices/software to develop proficiency with CORE language, Aided Language Stimulation and Descriptive Teaching.

Learning Objectives:

• Identify target vocabulary based on a combination of developmental vocabulary, CORE words, and DOLCH words.

• Identify functions of communication used in conjunction with CORE words.

• Understand how strategies such as Aided Language Stimulation and Descriptive Teaching are used when teaching CORE words and functions of communication.

• Create plans for implementing target vocabulary throughout the day.

9. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Regional Benchmark Cut points (Select 3-8 Assessments, Individual Student Performance by Subskill, Individual Strengths, and Weaknesses)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 1/10/2024

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

10. Evaluation for School Counselors, School Psychologists, and School Social Workers: Best Practice, Professional Development and Administrator/Clinician Relationships

Program: Professional Development

Audience: School-based Clinicians and Administrators

Dates: 1/15/2024 to 4/15/2024

In this four-part, asynchronous series, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, and administrators that supervise these roles will explore evaluation for best-practice counseling skills including group counseling, classroom delivery, partnering with families, crisis counseling, academic, college and career readiness, and social emotional learning. Specific focus will be on strengthening the administrator/clinician relationship and establishing a pathway for best-practice professional development to support student outcomes. Following completion of the modules, participants will attend a one-hour virtual Q&A session for follow up and next steps.

Participants must register by March 15, 2024 and all work must be completed by April 15, 2024.

The presenter, Dr. Hennessey Lustica, brings over seventeen years of experience as a school counselor in urban, rural, and suburban settings. She has presented locally and nationally on restorative practices, group counseling, aligning pedagogy with practice, crossing the bridge for comprehensive care, incorporating play therapy into your work, trauma informed teaching implications for school counselors, understanding anger, and attendance. Additionally, Hennessey has publications on coordination, leadership, and assessment in small group counseling, pedagogy and practice regarding student disclosures, attendance, and expressive art interventions in school counseling. As a counselor educator, Hennessey's research is focused on best-practice evaluation for school counselors, the critical district administrator and school counselor partnership, and comprehensive school counseling program evaluation.

11. Empowering Students through Media Decoding Online Course

Program: School Library System

Dates: 1/17/2024

This online course is geared towards district teams of school librarians and tech integrators who participated in the Project Look Sharp workshop at W-FL BOCES on January 17, 2024 and are ready to take constructivist media decoding (CMD) to the next level. Participants will be trained how to guide students and/or staff through media decoding activities, create and practice leading a media decoding activity of their own and learn how to build on their own experiences to become leaders of media literacy in their schools/districts. Participants will explore how the CMD approach can be used to address current issues related to AI and technology within the broader lens of media literacy and the NYS CS-DF standards. The course will take place from January to May 2024 and will consist of four online 90 minute group sessions led by Project Look Sharp (dates and times TBD) and four 30 minute individual coaching sessions. By the end of the course, each participant will earn a badge from Project Look Sharp as a CMD Trained Facilitator. Participation in the January 17, 2024 in-person workshop is required to participate in the course.

12. Teaching for Truth: Engaging Students in Media Literacy and Technology

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians, technology integrators, classroom teachers, instructional coaches

Dates: 1/17/2024

Given the rise of social media, disinformation and Artificial Intelligence, how do we realistically teach students habits of critical thinking about the media messages they see, read and hear? In this interactive full day workshop led by Ithaca College's Project Look Sharp, educators will gain the inspiration, theory, models, and resources to integrate critical thinking about all mediated information into their work with students, across all grade levels and subject areas. Participants will learn how the Project Look Sharp question-based constructivist media decoding approach can be used to connect and engage students to current issues related to AI, technology and social justice within the broader lens of media literacy, while helping them to develop the skills and aptitudes reflected in the NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards, the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC) and related subject area standards, including ELA, Social Studies, Science and Health. Lunch will be provided, please bring a device.

13. Friday Coffee Hour

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PK-12 School Leaders

Dates: 1/19/2024 to 5/24/2024

"A school administrator is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” But what happens when you are unsure of the right way? The purpose of these monthly Friday Coffee Hours is to provide an opportunity for school administrators from multiple districts and in multiple positions to come together and connect. Topics for each session will vary and will be based on current educational trends or regional needs. Sessions will be structured so that there is always a shared learning experience, followed by time to process and reflect with others.

While we hope you can attend each month, we know that may not always be possible. Zoom meeting links will be sent out to all that have registered. If there is a month that you can't attend, just let us know!

Cost for our non-subscribing districts will be $25/per session for a total of $125.

14. SchoolTool Dashboard Analysis: Comparative - 1PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Administrators, MTSS Team

Dates: 2/8/2024

Dashboards provide users with an alternate way to view data and analyze trends. Each dashboard includes a unique selection of data and corresponding presentation tools such as graphs, charts, and tables that can be displayed in a variety of ways. This monthly 60-minute session falls on the second Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM and provides a deep dive of each dashboard module.

15. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: p-Value Reports and Released Question Reports

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 2/14/2024

EEduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

16. Cybersecurity Training Series - Phase 2 Deep Dive (Webinar)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: DPOs and technology directors

Dates: 2/26/2024

Starting Soon
This is the third part in a 4-part training series surrounding the NIST CSF and CISA CPGs. Participants will be introduced to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the CISA Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs) to support districts in maturing their cybersecurity posture. This day we will focus on phase 2 of three. Districts will be presented with further detail on CISA's 38 security practices (CPGs). Recommendations will be made to support districts with developing a plan given their resources and capabilities.

17. Successfully Crafting Short Constructed Responses

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All 3-12 Content Area Educators, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

Dates: 2/27/2024

Starting Soon
Join Betsy Serapilio for this 3-hour Professional Development session to gain practical strategies for guiding students to write compelling short constructed responses. Dive into task analysis, understand response demands, and learn to evaluate and teach completeness. Participants will review rubrics, gaining practical insights to reflect upon their teaching and empower students to write responses that are concise, impactful, and thorough to earn maximum points.

18. Technical Support for Driving Student Success MTSS Dashboards at EduTech Building in LeRoy

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Data Coordinators, SchoolTool Experts of partner districts using the Driving Student Success Dashboard Service

Dates: 2/27/2024

Starting Soon
This session is for districts using EduTech's Driving Student Success Dashboard. It is designed to provide districts with support for implementing the technical aspects in SchoolTool that are required for creating the MTSS dashboards. Participants will learn how to build User-Defined Assessments (UDA's), export benchmark data, input benchmark data into UDA's and how to create intervention tables. Work time will be allotted for participants to accomplish the steps in creating the MTSS dashboard with hands-on support available.

19. Project LookSharp Media Decoding coaching & meeting sessions

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians & tech integrators in the PLS media decoding cohort

Dates: 2/27/2024 to 5/13/2024

NewStarting Soon
Participants in the W-FL BOCES Media Decoding cohort will participate in virtual 4 coaching sessions and 4 cohort meetings with Project Look Sharp.

20. Integrating Coding into your Classroom (Asynchronous Session)

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 3/4/2024 to 3/25/2024

Dive into coding! The coding language is so important for our students future employment. This is a topic that many educators say "I don't know a lot about coding" and they stay away from it. This session will teach the basics and show how you can integrate coding into your lessons in a meaningful way. This is an asynchronous session that will start on March 4th and must be completed by March 25th.

21. Integrating Digital Citizenship in the Classroom (Asynchronous Session)

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 3/4/2024 to 3/25/2024

Digital Citizenship is a component of the new NYSED Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards as well as important concept for all students to learn and practice. We will dive into the CS/DF standards around digital citizenship and explore resources for implementing digital citizenship in your classroom. Leave with lesson ideas for implementation tomorrow! This is an asynchronous session that will start on March 4th and must be completed by March 25th.

22. Best Practices PL Curriculum Roundtable - PreK-12 Math and Business Teachers, Science and Technology Teachers, Social Studies and World Languages Teachers

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 Math and Business Teachers, Science and Technology Teachers, Social Studies and World Languages Teachers

Dates: 3/4/2024

Join staff development trainer Hilary Chaya for a curriculum roundtable discussion that is designed to strengthen practice and support ongoing collaboration among Math and Business Teachers, Science and Technology Teachers, Social Studies and World Languages Teachers in the area of Personalized Learning as a Tier 1 instructional practice. Participants will reflect upon and share how they are personalizing instruction, and time will be allotted for exploring resources and cross-district collaboration.

**There is no cost for districts participating in the Cross-District Collaboration for Personalized Learning.**

23. Best Practices PL Curriculum Roundtable - PreK-12 Music, Arts, Health, PE, & FACS Teachers

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 Music, Art, Health, PE, and FACS Teachers

Dates: 3/5/2024

Join staff development trainer Hilary Chaya for a curriculum roundtable discussion that is designed to strengthen practice and support ongoing collaboration among Music, Art, Health, PE, and FACS Teachers in the area of Personalized Learning as a Tier 1 instructional practice. Participants will reflect upon and share how they are personalizing instruction, and time will be allotted for exploring resources and cross-district collaboration.

**There is no cost for districts participating in the Cross-District Collaboration for Personalized Learning.**

24. Youth Mental Health First Aid

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: Community Members, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Service Providers, Administration, Coaches, Case Managers, Faith Community

Dates: 3/8/2024

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized mental health awareness program that has been in use since 2001. Mental Health First Aid is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Registry of Evidenced-based programs and practices. The training is eight hours in length and includes a three year national certification. Training is designed to:

• Increase participants' awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental illness.

• Decrease the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

• Empower participants to assist youth who may be struggling with mental illness or challenges.

• Allow participants to better understand the warning signs and risk factors of depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, trauma, eating disorders, substance use disorders and suicide.

• Teach participants a five-step action plan to help an individual in or out of crisis connect to professional care.

Please visit the MHFA national website at https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/.

Please contact Peter Doell at 585-554-6492 or Peter.Doell@wflboces.org with questions and/or registration information.

25. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 3/11/2024 to 3/20/2024

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) is a trauma-informed crisis prevention and management system. The TCIS system helps staff create a learning environment that decreases risk factors while increasing protective factors so both students and staff can feel safe. TCIS provides staff an understanding of trauma sensitive practices and skills (co-regulation) to help students learn how to regulate and manage their own emotions. These newly learned skills encourage a greater willingness and capacity for our students to learn.

TCIS helps participants and schools to:

◉ Create a trauma-sensitive environment where students and adults are safe and feel safe within their roles as a staff member
◉ Pro-actively prevent and/or deescalate potential crisis situations with the students they work with
◉ Manage a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner, and, if necessary, intervene physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to students and staff
◉ Process the crisis event with students and each other to help improve their coping strategies to reduce future risk

26. Data Coordinator Monthly Series IV WFL Conference Center 8:30-10:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 3/12/2024

For Data Coordinators to review processes for data reporting and verification as well as latest reporting information.

27. Regional Scoring Training for the NYS English Language Arts Regents Exam

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 9-12 General Education and Special Education teachers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/13/2024

To ensure that the NYS ELA Regents Exam is scored accurately and with consistency, scorers must have a deep understanding of the exam items, the rubrics, and our own biases that may inadvertently impact how we score. Join Betsy Serapilio for this half-day professional development in which participants will closely examine the writing tasks and their accompanying texts, the rubrics, as well as anchor papers and practice papers from past Regents exams. Additionally, time will be devoted to the general scoring practice and identifying and understanding personal biases.

28. Data Coordinator Monthly Series IV EduTech LeRoy Center 8:30-10:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 3/13/2024

For Data Coordinators to review process for data reporting and verification as well as any new reporting requirements.

29. Coffee Talk - CPSE to CSE Transition Process

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Frontline Users

Dates: 3/13/2024

Review of the CPSE to CSE transition process. Review of CPSE and CSE documents, the process tracking log, and how to ensure accurate reporting for End of Year Special Education Certification.

30. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Visualizations- Comparing Results to the State, BOCES, County (comparing results to other districts)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/13/2024

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

31. Grades 3-8 ELA Scoring Leader Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Grades 3-8 ELA teachers, coaches, and administrators charged with leading in-district scoring

Dates: 3/14/2024

The purpose of this training is to provide guidance for how districts can run in-house scoring training for the Grades 3-8 ELA State Test. Time will be given for participants to practice using past guide papers and rubrics. Betsy will also provide ideas and language from NYSED for how to ensure all staff are ready and confident to score student papers with fidelity.

32. SLS Council/Communications Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Dates: 3/14/2024

SLS Council/Communications Coordinator meeting (virtual)

33. Grades 3-8 Math Scoring Leader Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Grades 3-8 Math teachers, coaches, and administrators charged with leading in-district scoring

Dates: 3/14/2024

The purpose of this training is to provide guidance for how districts can run in-house scoring training for the Grades 3-8 Math State Test. Time will be given for participants to practice using past guide papers and rubrics. Theresa will also provide ideas and language from NYSED for how to ensure all staff are ready and confident to score student papers with fidelity.

34. SchoolTool Dashboard Analysis: Course Scores - 1PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Administrators, MTSS Team

Dates: 3/14/2024

Dashboards provide users with an alternate way to view data and analyze trends. Each dashboard includes a unique selection of data and corresponding presentation tools such as graphs, charts, and tables that can be displayed in a variety of ways. This monthly 60-minute session falls on the second Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM and provides a deep dive of each dashboard module.

35. Upstate Institute- Educational Office Professionals Conference

Program: Upstate Institute for School Boards & Staff Development

Audience: Educational office personnel: administrative assistants, clerks, other clerical support within the school districts

Dates: 3/15/2024

Closed
Upstate Institute for School Boards and Staff Development, through a partnership with Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, is excited to host the annual Educational Office Professionals Conference. This year's event will feature a keynote focused on music for wellness: personal and professional boundaries. The Conference will also feature multiple breakout sessions to choose from including: Google Applications gratitude, Canva (beginner and advanced), changing your stress mindset, exploring identity and microagressions, physical wellness, and more.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Send information regarding any dietary allergies to UpstateInstitute@wflboces.org

Registration deadline is March 4, 2024.

36. Jump Start to Next Generation Geometry and Beyond!

Program: Professional Development

Audience: High School Geometry Teachers

Dates: 3/15/2024

In this session, participants will be given time to:

• Understand the key changes and clarity that Next Generation Geometry Standards provides for teachers

• Collaborate with other Geometry teachers to update one unit from Common Core to Next Generation Geometry and make note of clarifications for other units

• Share with facilitators and other Geometry teachers related issues that matter to you* which may turn into topics for mini sessions throughout the 24-25 school year

*(i.e. Content related areas of struggle, strategies for personalized learning, order of topics, regents prep, vertical alignment, good resources)

Sharon and Melissa are retired math teachers from Hilton CSD with a combined 60+ years in teaching, mentoring, and 18 years of leadership as program coordinator. Their passion for excellence in mathematics education and their desire to continue to make a difference is the foundation of their work.

37. Driving Student Success Dashboards Refresher and Overview for New Users, Virtual

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Leaders looking for a refresher on EduTech's Driving Student Success Dashboard Service as well as Leaders new to the service.

Dates: 3/19/2024

New
This session is designed for new data team members from EduTech's DSS Dashboard partner districts. The session will include an overview of how the dashboards function as well as information regarding the types of data that is available. It is also an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in a refresher. A zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the session.

38. Exploring Equitable Grading Practices

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 District and Building Administrators

Dates: 3/19/2024

Join staff development trainers Erica Ebert and Hilary Chaya for an experiential virtual training. We will provide an opportunity to make connections between the NYS SEL benchmarks, equity, and a curiosity-based approach to grading practices. We will also explore how to lead the mindset shifts needed for this work, grounded in the research of John Hattie (Visible Learning), Tom Guskey (On Your Mark), and Tom Schimmer (Grading From the Inside Out). An opportunity will be given for participants to share ideas and resources with colleagues from the region.

39. SchoolTool Scheduling Training Part 3 of 3 - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: School Schedulers, Counselors, Principals

Dates: 3/19/2024

For School Schedulers, Principals
Student Schedule Builder; Analyze Reports to Verify Master Schedule; Student Schedule Builder Options; Add Constraints; Define Priorities; Run Options; Analyze Placement Reports; Lock the Master Schedule; Run Study Hall overlay; Master Schedule Reports tab

40. Kami at the Next Level

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators with a subscription and basic knowledge of Kami

Dates: 3/20/2024

Kami is a great tool that is under leveraged in many districts. This session will dive into the new features like question sets, and how you can use Kami to replace Jamboard. Bring ideas and be ready to learn and implement Kami tomorrow.

41. SchoolTool Scheduling Training Part 3 of 3 - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: School Schedulers, Counselors, Principals

Dates: 3/21/2024

For School Schedulers, Principals
Student Schedule Builder; Analyze Reports to Verify Master Schedule; Student Schedule Builder Options; Add Constraints; Define Priorities; Run Options; Analyze Placement Reports; Lock the Master Schedule; Run Study Hall overlay; Master Schedule Reports tab

42. Let's Talk About Talking in Math Class

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-5 Teachers of Math

Dates: 3/22/2024

Discourse between students is a high leverage activity with benefits that extend far and wide. Talking among students in math can help with retention, understanding and depth of knowledge of new material to name a few areas of benefit. If you are interested in how this might work for your students in math class, this is the workshop for you.

43. Frontline IEP CSE/CPSE New User Basics

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 3/22/2024

New
Training for CSE/CPSE staff who are new to Frontline IEP or would like a refresher on the basics. This training is not intended for experienced users. Topics will include: Navigation, My Students, the Student Screen and Tabs, Letters and Reports, Listings, Scheduling Meetings, Adding Tasks, the process tracking log, and reviewing, finalizing and validating IEPs.

44. Vocabulary and Morphology: Building Networks of Words

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers

Dates: 3/25/2024

In this session participants will learn about the research around vocabulary knowledge. Best practices for selecting words for explicit instruction by understanding three-tiers of vocabulary words will be applied. Participants will learn about how to use morphology as a tool to expand vocabulary and build networks of words through morphological instruction. Attendees are encouraged to bring student texts from their curriculum to apply procedures for word level instruction. Assessment practices for vocabulary knowledge will be presented with opportunities to learn how to examine data and draw conclusions for instructional purposes. We encourage school teams and/or individuals from multiple disciplines to attend including: administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers, and other school professionals.

45. Cybersecurity Training Series - Phase 3 NIST CSF (Webinar)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: DPOs and technology director

Dates: 3/25/2024

This is the fourth and final part in a 4-part training series surrounding the NIST CSF and CISA CPGs. Participants will be introduced to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the CISA Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs) to support districts in maturing their cybersecurity posture. This day we will correlate the work with CISA CPGs to the NIST CSF. Districts are required by the Part 121 to adopt a policy that aligns with NIST CSF. We will work to design plans that align with the 108 NIST CSF controls, define a target maturity state, and identify actions that will mature the district's security posture.

46. Canva AI Tools & Canva Whiteboard

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators with a basic knowledge of Canva

Dates: 3/26/2024

There are so many AI tools in Canva that you and students can leverage to take your Canva to the next level. Join us to learn about these AI tools and how to best leverage them. We will also explore Canva Whiteboard and how you can use this to replace Jamboard, Padlet, and other tools.

47. Best Practices in Student Behavior Management

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 Teachers, TAs, Administrators

Dates: 3/27/2024

Join staff development trainer Hilary Chaya for this professional learning experience focused on classroom management practices. We will delve deeply into brain-based strategies for adults and children that highlight how to best respond (rather than react) when behaviors begin to escalate. Emphasis will be placed on behavior management strategies that support all tiers of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), in addition to positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) programs.

48. Parent Teacher Home Visits Overview Session

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: PK-12 Administrators, MTSS Coordinators, Counselors, Lead Teachers

Dates: 3/27/2024

New
As part of the Improving School Culture and Climate grant, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES will be hosting a virtual meeting with the organization Parent Teacher Home Visits. They believe that focusing on improving the family-school relationship leads to measurable benefits for students, teachers, and the school, confirmed by recent research. During this overview, participants will gain insight into a home visit model.

Following this overview, interested Wayne-Finger Lakes districts can send a team to a full-day training to be provided, free of cost, this summer.

49. 3-8 NYS Assessment Proctor Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: ES/MS Administrator (s), Testing Coordinator, or other District Admin responsible for overseeing the assessment proctoring

Dates: 3/28/2024

This training is a regional requirement for any W-FL district administering 3-8 ELA, Math and Science assessments in 2024. Attendees must be either the ES/MS administrator (s), Testing Coordinator, or other District Administrator responsible for overseeing the assessment proctoring.

The goal of this training is to ensure consistent practices throughout the region around the proctoring protocols for NYS Exams and reduce testing irregularities or misadministrations.

50. 3-8 NYS Assessment Proctor Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: ES/MS Administrator (s), Testing Coordinator, or other District Admin responsible for overseeing the assessment proctoring

Dates: 3/29/2024

This training is a regional requirement for any W-FL district administering 3-8 ELA, Math and Science assessments in 2024. Attendees must be either the ES/MS administrator (s), Testing Coordinator, or other District Administrator responsible for overseeing the assessment proctoring.

The goal of this training is to ensure consistent practices throughout the region around the proctoring protocols for NYS Exams and reduce testing irregularities or misadministrations.

51. Language Comprehension: Syntax, Text Structure, and Genre

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers

Dates: 4/9/2024

In this session participants will learn about the research around how syntax, text structure, and genre impact reading comprehension and written expression. The session will teach concepts of grammar that can be communicated to students in a structured "kid-friendly” manner. A template will be provided to help students write sentences and apply various parts of speech to expand sentences. Participants are encouraged to bring student created writing pieces for analysis and interpretation for instructional shifts. We encourage school teams and/or individuals from multiple disciplines to attend including: administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers, and other school professionals.

52. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Performance Report with Gap Analysis (3-8 ELA & Math, and Regents)

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/10/2024

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

53. Arts Educators Curriculum Workshop

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 Arts Educators (Visual Art, Vocal & Instrumental Music, Dance, Theatre)

Dates: 4/11/2024

Join staff development trainer Hilary Chaya for an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in arts education. Time will be allotted for developing curriculum templates, standards prioritization, updating district curriculum documents, and engaging in relevant discussions about best instructional practices for the performing and visual arts.

This session is a follow-up to our Fall 2023 session, but prior participation is not necessary in order to attend.

District teams are encouraged to attend together, but this is not required.

54. SchoolTool Dashboard Analysis: Demographics - 1PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Administrators, MTSS Team

Dates: 4/11/2024

Dashboards provide users with an alternate way to view data and analyze trends. Each dashboard includes a unique selection of data and corresponding presentation tools such as graphs, charts, and tables that can be displayed in a variety of ways. This monthly 60-minute session falls on the second Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM and provides a deep dive of each dashboard module.

55. TCIS 2nd edition - 5 day Train the Trainer

Program: Professional Development

Audience: School staff that have previously been trained in TCIS-Staff who have not been trained will need approval from Cornell staff. Please Contact Andrea Turnbull ajt78@cornell.edu

Dates: 4/15/2024 to 4/19/2024

This intensive 5 day program of TCI-S train the trainer certification course provides organizations with the opportunity to develop in-house training capacity in the TCI for Schools 2nd edition curriculum. TCIS 2nd edition is a Trauma informed, preventive and management system to support school settings. Participants will develop knowledge skills, and attitudes in the TCI-S curriculum necessary to deliver the training to staff in their organization. Participants will have the chance to participate, practice and receive feedback in conducting activities to gain immediate training experience.

This training is for school staff that have previously been trained in TCIS.

Staff who have not been trained will need approval from Cornell staff. Please Contact Andrea Turnbull ajt78@cornell.edu

56. Spring Data Coordinator Meeting WFL Conference Center 8:30-10:30 + Special Ed Topics 10:30-11:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 4/16/2024

For Data Coordinators to review latest regulations and reporting requirements

57. Coffee Talk - End of Year Verification for the VR-13 and VR-14

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Frontline Users

Dates: 4/16/2024

Review of End of Year Special Education certification for the VR-13 and VR-14. How are students reported, who should be included in the reports, and how to find and correct data reporting errors.

58. AI Tools for Teachers

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 4/16/2024

This session will showcase Artificial Intelligence tools that teachers can leveragve in their classrooms and how to do so. We will also dive into common instrucitonal technology tools that have integrated AI into their platforms like Padlet, Quizizz, and more.

59. Empowered: Cultivating Self-Directed Students

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All P-12 Educators, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

Dates: 4/17/2024

Join Betsy Serapilio for a powerful 6-hour Professional Development session focused on transforming your teaching. Learn how to empower students to lead their own educational journey, fostering self-directed learning and reflection. Gain practical strategies to create an engaging and student-driven classroom that promotes lifelong learning. This is an opportunity to revolutionize your approach and inspire students to become active participants in their own growth and development.

60. Foundations of Psychological Safety for Leaders | Creating Brave Spaces

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: UPK - 12 Leaders

Dates: 4/17/2024

In the research article "Feeling Safe at Work: Development and Validation of he Psychological Safety Inventory,” the authors write, "Psychological safety, defined as perceptions that an individual within a team is supported and feels safe to take interpersonal risks, voice opinions, and share ideas, is vital for organizational effectiveness.” Understanding this concept is a key to cultivating Brave Spaces and it is from these Brave Spaces that our culture can be strengthened. Join staff development trainer, Erica Ebert for an engaging and interactive online PD where leaders will explore: The four stages of safety and their impact on collaboration, compassion and culture throughout your District.

61. Becoming A Culturally Responsive Educator

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 Teachers, TAs, Administrators

Dates: 4/17/2024

Join staff development trainer Hilary Chaya for this professional learning experience. Participants will explore the NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework, with a focus on Welcoming & Affirming Environment, by analyzing the student and teacher guidelines outlined in the framework. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their classroom practice and develop a plan of action to further incorporate the Framework within their setting. Time will also be spent discussing the research work of Floyd Cobb & John Krownapple (Belonging Through a Culture of Dignity), as well as Zaretta Hammond (Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain).

62. Spring Data Coordinator Meeting EduTech LeRoy Center 8:30-10:30 + Special Ed Topics 10:30-11:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 4/17/2024

For Data Coordinators to review latest NYSED regulations and reporting requirements

63. Adult Mental Health First Aid

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: Community Members, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Service Providers, Administration, Coaches, Case managers, Faith Community

Dates: 4/17/2024 to 4/18/2024

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized mental health awareness program that has been in use since 2001. Mental Health First Aid is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Registry of Evidenced-based programs and practices. The training is eight hours in length and includes a three year national certification. Training is designed to:

• Increase participants awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental illness.

• Decrease the negative stigma's associated with mental illness.

• Empower participants to assist youth who may be struggling with mental illness or challenges.

• Allow participants to better understand the warning signs and risk factors of depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, trauma, eating disorders, substance use disorders and suicide.

• Teach participants a five-step action plan to help an individual in or out of crisis connect to professional care.

Please visit the MHFA national website at https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/.

Please contact Peter Doell at 585-554-6492 or Peter.Doell@wflboces.org with questions and/or registration information.

64. Navigating the Past, Shaping the Future: Reflecting on the US History and Government Regents Exam - A.M. Session

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All Secondary Social Studies Teachers and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/23/2024

Join Betsy Serapilio as we embark on a comprehensive exploration of the US History and Government Regents Exam, delving into what we've learned, identifying key trends through an examination of the NYS data, and strategizing for the future exams. This session invites collaborative discussions, where educators can share innovative ideas, effective strategies, and diverse teaching approaches.
Join Betsy Serapilio as we embark on a comprehensive exploration of the US History and Government Regents Exam, delving into what we've learned, identifying key trends through an examination of the NYS data, and strategizing for the future exams. This session invites collaborative discussions, where educators can share innovative ideas, effective strategies, and diverse teaching approaches.

66. SAVE & Mandated Reporter Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Anyone needing the class for Educational certification

Dates: 4/24/2024

This 6 hour course is designed to meet two requirements for educational certification in NYS. The Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation requires that persons seeking educational certification in New York State must participate in a two-hour violence prevention training. This training is to provide information regarding the components of the law and an overview of violence prevention. Additionally, this course offering meets the required 2 hours of the New York State Education Department mandatory requirements for Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting.

67. Exploring Equitable Grading Practices

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PreK-12 District and Building Administrators

Dates: 4/25/2024

Join staff development trainers Erica Ebert and Hilary Chaya for an experiential virtual training. We will provide an opportunity to make connections between the NYS SEL benchmarks, equity, and a curiosity-based approach to grading practices. We will also explore how to lead the mindset shifts needed for this work, grounded in the research of John Hattie (Visible Learning), Tom Guskey (On Your Mark), and Tom Schimmer (Grading From the Inside Out). An opportunity will be given for participants to share ideas and resources with colleagues from the region.

68. Coaches' Camp

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional Coaches and Professional Development Providers

Dates: 4/30/2024

Coaches' Camp is a time for all Instructional Coaches and Professional Development Providers to come together to discuss best practices, share about the great work you are doing in your school, and gain new ideas and insights from others in similar roles. We will use an EdCamp-inspired approach so that all participants will be able to choose topics that best fit their current needs.

*Free for all current members of the W-FL Instructional Coaching Series.

69. SchoolTool Mark Reporting/Rank/GPA - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Secondary Principals

Dates: 4/30/2024

For Guidance Counselors, Principals
Learn how to lock Class Rank's and GPA's for students and why schools typically do this.

70. SchoolTool Mark Reporting/Rank/GPA - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Secondary Principals

Dates: 5/2/2024

For Guidance Counselors, Principals
Learn how to lock Class Rank's and GPA's for students and why schools typically do this.

71. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 5/6/2024 to 5/15/2024

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) is a trauma-informed crisis prevention and management system. The TCIS system helps staff create a learning environment that decreases risk factors while increasing protective factors so both students and staff can feel safe. TCIS provides staff an understanding of trauma sensitive practices and skills (co-regulation) to help students learn how to regulate and manage their own emotions. These newly learned skills encourage a greater willingness and capacity for our students to learn.

TCIS helps participants and schools to:

◉ Create a trauma-sensitive environment where students and adults are safe and feel safe within their roles as a staff member
◉ Pro-actively prevent and/or deescalate potential crisis situations with the students they work with
◉ Manage a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner, and, if necessary, intervene physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to students and staff
◉ Process the crisis event with students and each other to help improve their coping strategies to reduce future risk

72. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Question Analysis Reports

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/8/2024

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

73. SchoolTool Dashboard Analysis: Graduation Rate - 1PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Administrators, MTSS Team

Dates: 5/9/2024

Dashboards provide users with an alternate way to view data and analyze trends. Each dashboard includes a unique selection of data and corresponding presentation tools such as graphs, charts, and tables that can be displayed in a variety of ways. This monthly 60-minute session falls on the second Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM and provides a deep dive of each dashboard module.

74. Putting It All Together: Choosing a Curriculum, Selecting Assessments, and Designing Effective Interventions to Meet All Students' Needs

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers

Dates: 5/13/2024

This culminating session will provide participants with the opportunity to synthesize their knowledge of the Science of Reading. There will be an emphasis on application of concepts discussed throughout the series to design system level changes. For example, we will provide tools for districts to evaluate their language arts curriculum and assessments. An examination of district assessment and intervention practices will also occur. Participants will be encouraged to set goals for the following school year with regards to implementation of Science of Reading-aligned instruction and intervention. We encourage school teams and/or individuals from multiple disciplines to attend including: administrators, school psychologists, reading teachers, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers, and other school professionals.

75. Regional DPO Group Meeting - NEWARK

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 5/14/2024

Join fellow regional DPO's in a quarterly meeting to learn about current data privacy topics, hear from relevant EduTech staff, share and collaborate with colleagues.

76. Data Coordinator Monthly Series V WFL Conference Center 8:30-10:30 + Special Ed Topics 10:30-11:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 5/14/2024

For Data Coordinators to review reporting and verifying for upcoming deadlines. EOY Reporting

77. Diversity and Inclusivity Regional Workshop

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Superintendents and School Leadership Teams

Dates: 5/14/2024

In collaboration with the New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS), the Leadership for Educational Achievement Foundation (LEAF, Inc.), and Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, we are delighted to extend an invitation to the Diversity and Inclusivity Regional Workshop taking place in Newark, NY.

Mark your calendars for May 14, 2024, as we gather superintendents and their school leadership teams for an event dedicated to advancing the dialogue on diversity and inclusivity while shining a spotlight on initiatives across New York State.

This program is designed to foster meaningful discussions on amplifying the voices of and enhancing outcomes for all students, and empowering teams to cultivate inclusive school communities.

Cost includes breakfast, lunch, and program materials.

Register by May 1, 2024

78. SchoolTool End of Year/Rollover - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Secondary Principals

Dates: 5/14/2024

For Schedulers, Counselors, Principals
This course explores the steps that need to be completed in Schooltool each school year before July 1. In addition, you'll see how students get "grade advanced", which is part of the steps that must be taken before the new school year starts.

79. Teaching AI to Students

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 5/14/2024

Join us for resources and strategies for teaching AI to students. We will explore the potential benefits and risks of AI while looking at topics like bias in technology and increasing efficiencies. Leave with lesson ideas and resources you can use with your students.

80. Data Coordinator Monthly Series V EduTech LeRoy Center 8:30-10:30 + Special Ed Topics 10:30-11:30

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 5/15/2024

For Data Coordinators to review reporting and verification process with focus on End of Year Reporting.

81. Coffee Talk - End of Year Verification for the VR-11

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Frontline Users

Dates: 5/15/2024

Review of End of Year Special Education certification for the VR-11. How are students reported, who should be included in the reports, and how to find and correct data reporting errors.

82. Regional DPO Group Meeting - LEROY

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Dates: 5/16/2024

Join fellow regional DPO's in a quarterly meeting to learn about current data privacy topics, hear from relevant EduTech staff, share and collaborate with colleagues.

83. SLS Council/Communications Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians, Administrator's

Dates: 5/21/2024

SLS Council/Communications Coordinator meeting

84. Regents Proctor Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: District and / or Building Administrators Overseeing Regents Exams

Dates: 5/21/2024

This training is a regional requirement for any W-FL district administering Regents exams in June 2024. Attendees must be either the HS administrator, Testing Coordinator, or other District Administrator responsible for overseeing Regents exam proctoring.

The goal of this training is to ensure consistent practices throughout the region around the proctoring protocols for NYS Regents Exams and reduce testing irregularities or misadministrations.

Please Note: If your district already sent a representative to the January 2024 training, you do not need to attend again, unless you would like a refresher.

85. Coffee Talk - End of Year Verification for the VR-12

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Frontline Users

Dates: 5/22/2024

Review of End of Year Special Education certification for the VR-12. How are students reported, who should be included in the reports, and how to find and correct data reporting errors.

86. SchoolTool End of Year/Rollover - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Guidance Counselors, Secondary Principals

Dates: 5/23/2024

For Schedulers, Counselors, Principals
This course explores the steps that need to be completed in Schooltool each school year before July 1. In addition, you'll see how students get "grade advanced", which is part of the steps that must be taken before the new school year starts.

87. Youth Mental Health First Aid

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: Community Members, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Service Providers, Administration, Coaches, Case Managers, Faith Community

Dates: 5/31/2024

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized mental health awareness program that has been in use since 2001. Mental Health First Aid is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Registry of Evidenced-based programs and practices. The training is eight hours in length and includes a three year national certification. Training is designed to:

• Increase participants' awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental illness.

• Decrease the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

• Empower participants to assist youth who may be struggling with mental illness or challenges.

• Allow participants to better understand the warning signs and risk factors of depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, trauma, eating disorders, substance use disorders and suicide.

• Teach participants a five-step action plan to help an individual in or out of crisis connect to professional care.

Please visit the MHFA national website at https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/.

Please contact Peter Doell at 585-554-6492 or Peter.Doell@wflboces.org with questions and/or registration information.

88. Western New York Technology Integrator Meeting June 11, 2024

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 6/11/2024

Join instructional technology integrators from across our region to talk about best practices, learn from each other, and get updates.

89. Level 1 Instructional Report(s)of the Month, Virtual: Gap Analysis Reports

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: District, Building, Teacher Leaders, and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 6/12/2024

EduData will be offering one-hour, monthly sessions on the second Wednesdays of the month. Each session will highlight the various instructional reports from data warehouse and provide practical ways to connect reports to decision making and instruction. Participants will learn how to use reports to ground conversations around curriculum, standards, and instructional practices. Following each informational session, an additional hour will be available for those who want to stay in the meeting longer to go deeper. A Zoom link will be sent out to participants prior to each session. Mark your calendars!

90. MTSS Development Series - Summer 2024

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: MTSS Teams

Dates: 7/9/2024 to 7/30/2024

New
Session 1 - The "What" and "Why" of MTSS - During this time we will explicitly define MTSS, review current research, explore the key components of MTSS, determine readiness for your Building/District, and we will do an overview of the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI).

Session 2 - Tier 1 - Ensuring a Solid Foundation - This session will focus on the importance of building a solid Tier 1 foundation from the District Level to the classroom/individual student. We will focus on data (Universal Screening), establishing efficient systems, and ensuring effective implementation of evidenced-based practices. Our work will be anchored in the TFI.

Session 3 - Tier 2 - Small Group Interventions - For this third session we will focus on the importance of layering supports in the MTSS framework. We will discuss the use of the Request for Assistance (RFA) form, learn about Tier 2 interventions (example - CICO), and discuss the importance of ensuring fidelity. Again, this work will be anchored in the TFI.

Session 4 - Tier 3 - Targeted Supports - During our final session we will explicitly define Tier 3, learn about Student Support plans, briefly review Function-Based Thinking, and more. As with the previous sessions this work will be anchored in the TFI. We will close by discussing next steps for your District/Building.

*Each of the two hour virtual sessions will be followed up by two hours of asynchronous action items to be completed in preparation for the upcoming session.

91. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: UPK - 12 Educators and School Staff

Dates: 7/9/2024 to 8/27/2024

New
MBSR is an 8-week evidence based, experiential program designed to provide participants with intensive and systematic training in mindfulness meditation and movement practices, and integrating into one's daily life what is discovered and learned through the process of participating in the program. First created in 1979, by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., MBSR has over 40 years of research that consistently demonstrates positive outcomes associated with increased self-awareness and emotional and attentional regulation. In addition, outcomes highlight statistically significant reductions in symptoms for various physical and behavioral health conditions including anxiety, depression and chronic pain, along with positive changes in risk factors that may lead to more serious chronic ailments.

In addition to registering for this course, we are also asking all participants to complete this form: WFL MBSR Application

92. SchoolTool Elementary Scheduling/Report Cards - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Schedulers. Guidance Counselors, Elementary Principals

Dates: 7/16/2024

For Schedulers, Counselors, Principals
Discussion on the process of how to create, change or manage Elementary Scheduling. We will review the steps needed to rollover (or create) a Master Schedule and schedule students into sections as well as setup Course Topic Descriptors for the Elementary Report Cards.

93. Foundations of Psychological Safety for Leaders | Creating Brave Spaces

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: UPK - 12 Leaders

Dates: 7/17/2024

New
In the research article "Feeling Safe at Work: Development and Validation of he Psychological Safety Inventory,” the authors write, "Psychological safety, defined as perceptions that an individual within a team is supported and feels safe to take interpersonal risks, voice opinions, and share ideas, is vital for organizational effectiveness.” Understanding this concept is a key to cultivating Brave Spaces and it is from these Brave Spaces that our culture can be strengthened. Join staff development trainer, Erica Ebert for an engaging and interactive online PD where leaders will explore: The four stages of safety and their impact on collaboration, compassion and culture throughout your District.

94. Coffee Talk - End of Year Verification for the PD-8

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Frontline Users

Dates: 7/17/2024

Review of End of Year Special Education certification for the PD-8 How are students reported, who should be included in the reports, and how to find and correct data reporting errors.

95. SchoolTool Elementary Scheduling/Report Cards - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Schedulers. Guidance Counselors, Elementary Principals

Dates: 7/18/2024

For Schedulers, Counselors, Principals
Discussion on the process of how to create, change or manage Elementary Scheduling. We will review the steps needed to rollover (or create) a Master Schedule and schedule students into sections as well as setup Course Topic Descriptors for the Elementary Report Cards.

96. SchoolTool Census Training - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: Registrars, Office Staff

Dates: 8/8/2024

For Registrars, Office Staff
Intro to SchoolTool; Census Overview; Census Search Submodule; Contacts Tab; Addresses Tab; Student Tab; Demographics Tab; Letters, User Defined, Notes Tabs; Reports; Add a Family; Contacts Tab; Addresses Tab; Student Tab; Add/Delete Person Submodule; Reports Submodule; Batch Enrollment Submodule; Batch Program Services Submodule

97. SchoolTool Medical Module Overview - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: School Nurses

Dates: 8/13/2024

For School Nurses
Complete overview of each of the sub modules under the Medical Module including how to add Medication Types, setup pre-scheduled Medicine Disposition visits and track Immunizations

98. Foundations of Psychological Safety for Leaders | Creating Brave Spaces

Program: School Culture and Climate Grant

Audience: UPK - 12 Leaders

Dates: 8/14/2024

New
In the research article "Feeling Safe at Work: Development and Validation of he Psychological Safety Inventory,” the authors write, "Psychological safety, defined as perceptions that an individual within a team is supported and feels safe to take interpersonal risks, voice opinions, and share ideas, is vital for organizational effectiveness.” Understanding this concept is a key to cultivating Brave Spaces and it is from these Brave Spaces that our culture can be strengthened. Join staff development trainer, Erica Ebert for an engaging and interactive online PD where leaders will explore: The four stages of safety and their impact on collaboration, compassion and culture throughout your District.

99. SchoolTool Counseling Training - 9-11AM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: School Counselors, Counseling Secretaries, Principals

Dates: 8/20/2024

For School Counselors, Principals
Counseling Search; Batch Enrollment Edit; Assessments; Batch Edit Schedules; Activities; User Defined Assessments; Course History; Alternative Enrollments; Retrieve Student Grades; Grades Tab; Reports; Managing Student Schedules

100. SchoolTool Counseling Training - 1-3PM

Program: EduTech (Student, Data, Test Scoring, Medicaid)

Audience: School Counselors, Counseling Secretaries, Principals

Dates: 8/22/2024

For School Counselors, Principals
Counseling Search; Batch Enrollment Edit; Assessments; Batch Edit Schedules; Activities; User Defined Assessments; Course History; Alternative Enrollments; Retrieve Student Grades; Grades Tab; Reports; Managing Student Schedules