Catalog: Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES WEBREG

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1. How Do We Do It All?

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers of grades K-12, Team Leaders, Department Chairs

Dates: 2/10/2020 to 3/12/2020

Social Emotional Learning. The Next Generation Standards for ELA and Math. Science and Social Studies. Personalized Learning. How can we be expected to do it all and to do it well? Join Betsy Serapilio-Frank for a 3 non-consecutive day workshop and learn how to:

• Develop routines and procedures that create a safe and predictable space for learning and risk taking

• Model thinking, listening and speaking behaviors that students can emulate

• Create a practice of mindfulness and self-care for students and teachers

• Integrate content in a way that meets the standards and is natural to student learning

• Create learning opportunities through personalized Learning

Between sessions, participants will apply the learning. When the group reconvenes, we will share our experiences and reflect upon the ways in which the learning was applied.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds, a unit that you are currently teach, your expertise and an open mind.

***To learn about Residency Days, please contact Betsy Serapilio-Frank directly at Betsy.Frank@wflboces.org

2. Geneva School Visitation A.M. - North Street School

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators and administrators from the W-FL region.

Dates: 3/17/2020

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The Regional School Visitations are designed to provide opportunities for educators throughout the Wayne-Finger Lakes region to see innovative practices in action. The visitations allow for multiple classroom visits followed by a debrief that allows for dialogue, questions and answers. Read below for site specific details.

North Street School February 7th - In our 2nd through 5th grade building visitors will observe Responsive Classroom, Personalized Learning, Dual language program and our new STEAM lab.

3. Cross-District Collaboration for Personalized Learning - Pre-K, Kindergarten, & First Grade Teachers

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Pre-K, Kindergarten, & First Grade Teachers

Dates: 3/19/2020

This offering is designed to support the teachers in our region who are implementing Personalized Learning and looking to empower their students. Whether teachers are embarking on their first year of implementing PL or have been utilizing PL for several years, there is something for everyone. This offering is personalized and each session is tailored to a specific audience consisting of similar grade level or content alike teachers. Objectives for the day include:

  • Personalizing Learning to meet NYS Learning Standards
  • Engage in authentic dialogue around Personalized Learning and support ongoing collaboration among the region
  • Reflect on current practices and collaborate around new ideas
  • Increasing Student Empowerment
  • Leveraging instructional technology in a purposeful manner
  • Time to apply learning to real-life practices and develop instructional plans
  • A shared folder will be developed to facilitate the sharing of resources and lesson plans

Participating districts include Dundee, Gananda, Honeoye, Manchester-Shortsville, North Rose Wolcott, Penn Yan, Romulus and Wayne-Finger Lakes K-12 Instruction. Any educator may attend by contacting Erika Asquino for registration information. If you have any questions, please reach out to Erika at any time.

Erika.Asquino@wflboces.org
315-332-7354

4. West Street School/Head Start (UPK-1 building) Geneva School Visitation

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators and administrators from the W-FL region.

Dates: 3/26/2020

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The Regional School Visitations are designed to provide opportunities for educators throughout the Wayne-Finger Lakes region to see innovative practices in action. The visitations allow for multiple classroom visits followed by a debrief that allows for dialogue, questions and answers. Read below for site specific details. West Street School/Head Start (March 26th): At our Pre-K through First Grade building, visitors will observe our Dual Language Spanish program, Calming Room, Responsive Classroom, Personalized Learning and our Kinesthetic Playroom.

5. Personalized Learning Conference - ATTENDING BOTH DAYS

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 4/1/2020 to 4/2/2020

The Wayne-Finger Lakes region is committed to student agency and empowerment. We believe that when districts work to create environments in which all students can succeed and thrive in school, we will have learners that are prepared for future success in college and career. Our third annual conference will focus on healthy empowered students and how we are leveraging personalization for all learners. The lenses of the conference will include:

Personalizing Through The Eyes of Student (student-led presentations)
Personalizing for the Whole Child
Personalizing the Instructional Cycle
Personalizing Through Flexible Content and Tools

Day one of our event will feature national speaker and author, Thomas Murray. In his latest book, Personal & Authentic, Murray reveals the power of designing awe-inspiring experiences that are grounded in relationships and learner-centered by design. All conference participants will receive a copy of this book. In addition to Mr. Murray's keynote, the day will be filled with breakout sessions and opportunities to network with colleagues that are also dedicated to empowering all students.

Day two will feature more breakout sessions led by educators from our region as well as a keynote by NYS Teacher of the Year, Rachel Murat. Murat is a high school social studies teacher at Maine Endwell High School in Endwell, NY. She believes that "Every voice in education matters and it is time that we amplified all voices." Ms. Murat was a past presenter at the W-FL Personalized Learning Conference and is excited to come back and speak to us all about her journey in empowering students.

Registrations due by March 18th in order to secure a book.

Please note that if you signed up here to attend both days, you DO NOT need to register anywhere else.

6. Personalized Learning Conference - ATTENDING DAY ONE ONLY

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 4/1/2020

The Wayne-Finger Lakes region is committed to student agency and empowerment. We believe that when districts work to create environments in which all students can succeed and thrive in school, we will have learners that are prepared for future success in college and career. Our third annual conference will focus on healthy empowered students and how we are leveraging personalization for all learners. The lenses of the conference will include:

Personalizing Through The Eyes of Student (student-led presentations)
Personalizing for the Whole Child
Personalizing the Instructional Cycle
Personalizing Through Flexible Content and Tools

Day one of our event will feature national speaker and author, Thomas Murray. In his latest book, Personal & Authentic, Murray reveals the power of designing awe-inspiring experiences that are grounded in relationships and learner-centered by design. All conference participants will receive a copy of this book. In addition to Mr. Murray's keynote, the day will be filled with breakout sessions and opportunities to network with colleagues that are also dedicated to empowering all students.

Registrations due by March 18th in order to secure a book.

7. Personalized Learning Conference - ATTENDING DAY TWO ONLY

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 4/2/2020

The Wayne-Finger Lakes region is committed to student agency and empowerment. We believe that when districts work to create environments in which all students can succeed and thrive in school, we will have learners that are prepared for future success in college and career. Our third annual conference will focus on healthy empowered students and how we are leveraging personalization for all learners. The lenses of the conference will include:

Personalizing Through The Eyes of Student (student-led presentations)
Personalizing for the Whole Child
Personalizing the Instructional Cycle
Personalizing Through Flexible Content and Tools

Day two will feature more breakout sessions led by educators from our region as well as a keynote by NYS Teacher of the Year, Rachel Murat. Murat is a high school social studies teacher at Maine Endwell High School in Endwell, NY. She believes that "Every voice in education matters and it is time that we amplified all voices." Ms. Murat was a past presenter at the W-FL Personalized Learning Conference and is excited to come back and speak to us all about her journey in empowering students.

All conference participants will receive a copy of Personal & Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime by Thomas Murray (the Conference Keynote from Day 1). Registrations due by March 18th in order to secure a book.

8. Cross-District Collaboration for Personalized Learning - K-12 Phys. Ed, Art, Library Media Specialists & Music Teachers

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-12 Phys. Ed, Art, Library Media Specialists & Music Teachers

Dates: 5/5/2020

This offering is designed to support the teachers in our region who are implementing Personalized Learning and looking to empower their students. Whether teachers are embarking on their first year of implementing PL or have been utilizing PL for several years, there is something for everyone. This offering is personalized and each session is tailored to a specific audience consisting of similar grade level or content alike teachers. Objectives for the day include:

  • Personalizing Learning to meet NYS Learning Standards
  • Engage in authentic dialogue around Personalized Learning and support ongoing collaboration among the region
  • Reflect on current practices and collaborate around new ideas
  • Increasing Student Empowerment
  • Leveraging instructional technology in a purposeful manner
  • Time to apply learning to real-life practices and develop instructional plans
  • A shared folder will be developed to facilitate the sharing of resources and lesson plans

Participating districts include Dundee, Gananda, Honeoye, Manchester-Shortsville, North Rose Wolcott, Penn Yan, Romulus, Waterloo and Wayne-Finger Lakes K-12 Instruction. Any educator may attend by contacting Erika Asquino for registration information. If you have any questions, please reach out to Erika at any time.

Erika.Asquino@wflboces.org
315-332-7354