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1. WRPC SDI-03 An Overview of Specially Designed Instruction CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals, CSE Chairs

Dates: 8/16/2022

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This Specially Designed Instruction course is a training designed for special education teachers, general education teachers, or anyone interested in improving their knowledge of SDI, as well as for those who might need a refresher. Throughout the course, participants will develop an SDI Profile and learn how to identify SDI in the IEP.

Participants will:  

Engage in Discussion about SDI

Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI, differentiate SDI from general education instruction

Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI

Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications

Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training

Date: August 16, 2022 in person workshop Time: 9am-3pm

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Room A-1

2. WRPC TRAN-003 Self-Determination CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors and agency personnel

Dates: 8/22/2022 to 8/26/2022

Self-Determination skills are essential for students with disabilities. These skills include decision-making, goal-setting and attainment, problem-solving, self-regulation, and self-advocacy. This workshop supports the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities key principle #1, "Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals & plans.” Participants will gain pedagogical information on what self-determination skills are, how they improve transition outcomes, and how to embed them into instruction. Additionally, participants will be provided curriculum resources, tools, and activities to support student learning. This 4 hr asynchronous training is offered through Nearpod platform. CTLE credits are awarded upon completion of video training, activities, and a culminating assignment.

Virtual: Nearpod

Dates of workshop Start Date 8/22/2022

End Date 8/26/2022

Participants will gain pedagogical information on what self-determination skills are, how they improve transition outcomes, and how to embed them into instruction. Additionally, participants will be provided curriculum resources, tools, and activities to support student learning.

Registration closes on 8-22-22

Participants will receive Nearpod Access code and PDF of workshop handouts by email the morning of the training start date.

3. WRPC SDI-04 Specially Designed Instruction Next Steps CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, CSE teams, General Education teachers who work with students with disabilities and any others interested in furthering their knowledge on specially designed instruction.

Dates: 8/23/2022

This Specially Designed Instruction course is a training designed for special education teachers, general education teachers, or anyone interested in improving their knowledge of SDI, as well as for those who might need a refresher. Throughout the course, participants will develop an SDI Profile and learn how to identify SDI in the IEP.

Participants will:  

Define and describe specially designed instruction. 

Identify what instructional strategies may work to close gaps based on different characteristics of each student. 

Examine what SDI looks like in the classroom.  

Examine the elements of the IEP and recognize how and where SDI for the student should be included in the IEP.  

Apply their knowledge of SDI to complete student summary sheets and write comprehensive IEPs.

Date: August 23, 2022 Time 9am-3pm

Location: In person workshop at Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224, Room A-1

4. WRPC TRAN-04 Agency 101 CTLE# 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Professionals (e.g., special educators, school counselors, school psychologists and social workers, building level administrators, and secondary teachers) and families directly involved with the process at the secondary level.

Dates: 9/23/2022 to 9/30/2022

This overview of primary adult services is meant to increase Educational Organizations (EOs) ability to assist students and families with appropriate, available referral options and processes. Any family member or educator who has a student with a disability will benefit from the information. Course is considered completed when all requirements are met. (Watch Video training, Check for Understanding, Discussion Activities and attendance at one Discussion Forum Hangout.)

1. Recognize and identify the most recent definition of self-determination and the eight different components which comprise self-determination.

2. Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process.

3. Recognize the various adult service agencies available in New York State (NYS) and the different types of services they provide. 

4. Connect students with disabilities and their families to essential post-school options and supports.

5. Recognize that appropriate referrals to adult State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services, community agency providers, independent living centers and other community systems of support correlates to attaining positive post-secondary outcomes, including employment outcomes; and

6. Connect a student's IEP to referral and preparation for adult services.

Course opens on 9-23-2022 and closes on 9-30-2022

Discussion forum Hangout on 9-30-2022 from 2-3 pm via zoom link

This workshop is a two hour asynchronous training and a one hour discussion forum hangout. using Schoology and Zoom platforms

5. WRPC SET-09 NYSAA Targeted Skills Group Year 1 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: NYSAA 1% TSG Team Members (each district). Suggested members: Director of Special Ed, CSE Chairperson, Psychologist, Spec Ed teacher, Counselor; General Ed teacher. Districts: Bolivar-Richburg, Ellicottville, North Collins, Westfield

Dates: 9/23/2022 to 9/28/2022

This is a Targeted Skills Group (TSG) for districts who have been identified by NYSED-OSE as exceeding the 1% cap on students being assessed using the NYS Alternate Assessment (NYSAA). The goal of participation is to increase the number of students on a pathway to a diploma.

The West Regional Partnership Center provides structured support to the district comprised of 2 sessions leading to the development of a Pathway for Change Plan. Implementing the Plan includes activities, professional development, and technical assistance to meet the district's goal. The activities and materials for this NYSAA TSG were determined and developed by NYSED OSE.

Session 1-Fri-Sept 23, 2022 (8:30-11:30)

Session 2-Wed-Sept 28 (8:30-2:00)

Remote (meeting link and materials will be shared at the close of registration-Sept 20)

Session 1:

Districts will receive appropriate guidance on who should be participating in the NYSAA consistent with New York State's guidelines.

Define students with the most significant disabilities.

Session 2:

Using their prework and other district data, the District Team will identify what the data says and analyze what it means.

The District Team will conduct a root cause analysis to prioritize a priority area that needs improvement.

Districts will develop an action plan that will decrease the number of SWDs identified for participation in the NYSAA.

Team leader of the district will have completed the

1) Initial NYSAA Eligibility Data Analysis Tool and,

2) Student Data for NYSAA Eligibility.

These data documents will be found in the Google folder provided to each Team leader in July.

Items to bring

Access to NYSAA Year 1 Drive folder (link shared to those registered on Sept 20). All team members will need a laptop with Internet access.

6. WRPC SET- 12 Consultant Teacher Services: Supporting Classroom and Curriculum Participation CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators

Dates: 9/27/2022

Consultant teacher services play an important, albeit often misunderstood, role in supporting special education students' participation in the general education classroom and curriculum.  Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations as well as offer insight into what effective consultant teacher services look like in the classroom. Participants will learn how to determine if consultant teacher services are appropriate for meeting a student with a disability's unique educational needs, what information about consultant teacher services should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services. We will also explore how teachers can engage in effective collaboration and co-planning to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality consultant teacher services. 

Event date: 9-27-2022, Time 9am - 3pm Location: E1B Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd, WS NY Room A1

Participants will be able to:

Identify the reasons for using consultant teacher services

Familiarize with New York State Regulations of the Commissioner of Education for consultant teacher services

Define direct and indirect consultant teacher services

Recognize the roles and responsibilities of educators providing consultant teacher services

Identify how consultant teacher services are included in an IEP

Understand collaboration and co-planning in consultant teacher services

Describe the application of effective consultant teacher services in the classroom

Items to bring

Laptop or device to access materials and activities

7. WRPC BEH - 06 Introduction to the Behavior Pathway CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District and School level teams, General and Special Education teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents. 

Dates: 9/28/2022

Participants will learn each of the components of the Behavior Pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior to promote desired behavior.

Participants will be able to apply the Behavior Pathway to:

-promote positive desired behavior

- Increase student academic outcomes

- support students in the least restrictive environment  

Date: September 28, 2022 Tiem 9am to Noon, Cvoluntary Q and A session after from Noon-1pm

Location: CA BOCES Olean Site Room A/B 

8. WRPC BEH - 05 Introduction to the Behavior Pathway Regional Workshop CTLE #23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District and School level teams, General and Special Education teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents

Dates: 9/29/2022

Participants will learn each of the components of the Behavior Pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior to promote desired behavior.

Date of Event 9-29-2022 Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY 14224, Bldg B Room B1

Time: 8:00 am-11:00 am (voluntary Q and A session after from 11-12)

Participants will be able to apply the Behavior Pathway to: - promote positive desired behavior - Increase student academic outcomes - support students in the least restrictive environment

9. WRPC LIT - 04 Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, coaches, instructional support staff, administrators

Dates: 9/30/2022

This self-paced asynchronous course focuses on building capacity in supervisors, coaches and administrators to effectively observe explicit instructional practice, to provide specific, accurate, and actionable feedback to special education teachers about the quality of their explicit instruction and ultimately improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

Participants will be able to:

Understand the definition, supporting research, and benefits of explicit instruction.

Define and describe the five essential components and other common elements of explicit instruction.

Explore resources designed to support effective explicit instruction implementation.

Workshop dates: 9-30-2022 Time: 8 am to 3:30 pm

Locaiton: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Bldg A Room A-1

Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform. You may already have a Schoology account. If not, you should login to Schoology and create a free student account. The course code will be emailed to you shortly after registration.

Items to bring

Access to internet and a device

10. WRPC LIT-5 National Reading Panel Report Workshop CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Elementary Literacy Specialists, Special Education Teachers, and General Education Teachers. This may also be relevant to Elementary School Principals

Dates: 10/1/2022 to 10/31/2022

This self-paced asynchronous course focuses on the National Reading Panel Report, which is an evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction.

Participants will explore high quality, evidence-based strategies for instruction.

Participants will be able to:

identify and describe the five pillars of reading.

understand the relative contributions each component makes to overall reading behavior. 

gain an understanding of assessment in each skill area and how this information can be used to identify which students need intervention.

to identify and describe intervention strategies for each of the five areas of reading.

Opens 10/1/22 at 12:00 AM - Closes 10/31/22 at 12:00 AM

Office hours 10/24/22 3-4 PM

Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform. You may already have a Schoology account. If not, you should login to Schoology and create a free student account. The course code will be emailed to you shortly after registration.

Items to bring

Access to internet and a device

11. WRPC SET- 40 CPSE CSE Chairperson Training Day 1 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/6/2022

New
Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 1:

Th-Oct 6, 2022 …8:30-11:30 am -Module 1 (Regulatory Foundation)

Th-Oct 6, 2022 …12:15-2:00 pm -Module 10 (Effective Meetings)

Day 1 is an in person workshop day - location - Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY 14224 Bldg A Room A2

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 09/29/22.

12. WRPC SET -41 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 2 10-12-2022 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/12/2022

New
Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 2

October 12, 2022 8:30-11:00 am -Module 2 (Referral Process)

October 12, 2022 12:00-2:00 pm -Module 3 (Evaluation)

October 12, 2022 2:00-3:00 pm -Module 4 (Eligibility)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;
2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;
3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and
4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account.

Location: Virtual, using Google and Schoology platforms, access codes will be given to you before the start of Day 2 from the Presenter in an email.

13. WRPC BEH-07 Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District and School level teams, General and Special Education teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents.

Dates: 10/12/2022

New
Participants will learn each of the components of the Competing Behavior Pathway in order to identify behavioral interventions to promote desired behavior.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Behavior Pathway

Date of Event: 10/12/2022

Start Time: 9:00 am to 12 Noon (Voluntary Q & A session after from 12pm - 1pm)

Location: CA BOCES Olean 1825 Windfall Road, Olean, New York 14760

Participants will be able to apply the Competing Behavior Pathway to: - Promote positive desired behavior - Increase student academic outcomes - Support students in the least restrictive environment

Registration is via MyLearningPlan. Please click on the hyperlinked date below for each day you would like to attend, then when the registration page for that day opens, click on the "Enroll” button. If your district or agency does not use Frontline (MyLearningPlan), you will be able to sign up for a free account as part of the registration process.

14. WRPC SET-11 Educational Benefit IEP Reflection: Strategies for Improving Education Programs and Decision Making at the Committee on Special Education CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CSE Chairs, Special Education Administrators, Special Education teachers

Dates: 10/18/2022

The Educational Benefit IEP Reflection: Strategies for Improving Education Programs and Decision Making at the Committee on Special Education professional development training package is intended to build awareness that student growth should be reflected across multiple years of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Furthermore, it is intended to guide participants to the realization that throughout the IEP there should be indicators of how the student learns, what their needs are, and the specialized instruction that their disability requires.

Participants will
~~learn the historical context around Educational Benefit
~~understand what constitutes Educational Benefit
~~perform a replicable process for reviewing Individualized Education Programs

Districts/organizations must have a team of 3 in order to complete the work in this training.

Districts/organizations must send a team of 3 in order to complete the work in this training.

There will be a pre-reading task prior to this meeting. This task and materials will be sent out on Oct 12 when registration closes.

Date: October 18, 2022 Time: 9am - 2:30 pm Location: Education Campus Room B-1

Items to bring

Choose 3 Students with Disabilities. Gather 3 consecutive years of annual review IEPs from each student and bring to the training.

Also bring a laptop or device

15. WRPC SET- 42 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 3 10-20-2022 CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/20/2022

New
Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 3

October 20, 2022 8:30 am-1:00 -Module 5 (IEP Development)

October 20, 2022 2:00-3:00 pm -Module 6 (IEP Implementation)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account. At the close of registration Zoom links and Schoology Access Code will be sent out to you via email from the Presenter.

Location: Virtual, using Zoom and Schoology platforms

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 9/29/22.

16. WRPC SET- 43 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 4 10-25-2022 CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 10/25/2022

New
Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 4

October 25, 2022 8:30-9:30 am -Module 7 (Annual Review)

October 25, 2022 9:30-10:30 am -Module 8 (Reevaluation)

October 25, 2022 10:30 am-12:30 pm-Module 9 (CPSE)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account. At the close of registration Zoom links and Schoology Access Code will be sent out on October 24, 2022 from the Presenter via email

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 9/29/22.

17. WRPC SET - 13 Guidance on Participation in the NYS Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Gen Ed and Spec Ed teachers, administrators, CSE Chairs, counselors

Dates: 10/28/2022

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the federal government has identified that participation in the alternate assessment cannot exceed 1.0% of all tested students in a given subject. This training provides information and decision-making tools to use when making appropriate considerations of student participation in the NYSAA.

Participants will receive appropriate guidance on who should be participating in the NYSAA consistent with New York State's guidelines.

Define students with the most significant disabilities.

Participants will identify parent conversation points regarding the impact of participation in the NYSAA and review parent notification requirements.

Date: October 28, 2022 Time: 8am-10am Virtual Workshop - Remote-meeting link and materials will be sent on Oct 25 to those registered

18. WRPC LIT - 01 Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022 to 11/30/2022

This asynchronous professional development course offers an overview of what universal screening is and how to adopt this practice within schools.

Participants will be able to

Define universal screening

Describe the purpose of universal screening

Describe the features of a high-quality universal screening measure

Identify tools to guide them in selecting a universal screening measure

Describe ways in which data from a universal screening measure can be used 

Start time: November 1-30, 2022, Asynchronous self-paced course.

Discussion Forum Monday November 14th 3-4

Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.  You may already have a Schoology account.  If not, you should login to Schoology and create a free student account.  The course code will be emailed to you shortly after registration. 

Items to bring

Access to internet and a device

19. WRPC SET-13 Standards Based IEPs Regional Workshop CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers, CSE chairpersons

Dates: 11/4/2022

This presentation is a guide for developing an IEP with the incorporation of grade level standards to help students receive specially designed instruction necessary to access their grade level curriculum. Standards-based IEPs are a best practice to create high expectations for students with disabilities.

Date of Event: November 4, 2022 Start Time: 9:00 am - 12 Noon

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Educational Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY 14224 Building A Room A-2

Participants will be able to: 1. state why IEPs must be Standards-based 2. establish the importance of each step in creating a Standards-based IEP 3. determine his/her role in each step in creating a Standards-based IEP

Prerequisite: Participants should attend Creating an IEP first to understand the foundational pieces that make up an IEP

Items to bring: Laptop or other device to access materials and activities.

20. WRPC SET- 24 Chairlift-Technical Assistance Follow Up to Chairperson Training CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: New CPSE/CSE Chairpersons who have attended the four day CPSE CSE chairperson training previously

Dates: 11/7/2022

Chairlift is a collaborative series of opportunities tailored to the needs of the new CPSE/CSE Chairperson. It offers support and networking for new Chairpersons traveling up or down the long slopes of their critical leadership role in the CPSE/CSE.

Nov 7, 2022-"The CSE's Decision about LRE:” Participants will discuss the components considered at the CSE meeting when deciding on the least restrictive environment.

Time: 7:30 am-8:30 am Remote (meeting link will be provided two days before each event)

Registration - Limited only to participants invited by the Presenter Diane Vigrass - Must take four day CPSE CSE Chairperson Training before registering for this workshop.

21. WRPC SET - 35 Guidance on Participation in the NYS Alternate Assessment (NYSAA)

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Gen Ed and Spec Ed teachers, administrators, CSE Chairs, counselors

Dates: 11/15/2022

Under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the federal government has identified that participation in the alternate assessment cannot exceed 1.0% of all tested students in a given subject. This training provides information and decision-making tools to use when making appropriate considerations of student participation in the NYSAA.

Participants will receive appropriate guidance on who should be participating in the NYSAA consistent with New York State's guidelines.

Define students with the most significant disabilities.

Participants will identify parent conversation points regarding the impact of participation in the NYSAA and review parent notification requirements.

Date: November 15, 2022, Time 1-3 pm Remote-meeting link and materials will be sent on Nov 10 to those registered

Registration closes on 11-10-2022

22. WRPC LIT- 08 Identifying & Intensifying Interventions CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Literacy Specialists; Special Education Teachers; General Education Teachers; School Psychologists; Principals 

Dates: 12/1/2022 to 12/22/2022

This asynchronous professional development course offers a deeper understanding on how to identify and intensify interventions. Interventions assist students with severe and persistent learning, including students with disabilities. It is a process, not a specific program or product. The process is driven by data, characterized by increased intensity and individualization, and considers the academic needs of a student.

Dates of workshop December 12-1 to 22-2022, Dates of workshop

Office Hours December 21,2022, 3-4 pm

Participants will

identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions  

identify when each of these approaches is appropriate, given the nature of the observed problem

learn how to titrate the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction 

Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.  You may already have a Schoology account.  If not, you should login to Schoology and create a free student account.  The course code will be emailed to you shortly after registration closes.

Registration closes on 11-30-2022

23. WRPC SDI- 13 Consultant Teacher Services: Supporting Classroom and Curriculum Participation CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators

Dates: 12/1/2022

New
Consultant teacher services play an important, albeit often misunderstood, role in supporting special education students' participation in the general education classroom and curriculum.  Participants will examine the purpose and goals of including consultant teacher services in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will define consultant teacher services according to New York State regulations as well as offer insight into what effective consultant teacher services look like in the classroom. Participants will learn how to determine if consultant teacher services are appropriate for meeting a student with a disability's unique educational needs, what information about consultant teacher services should be included in an IEP, and the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing these services. We will also explore how teachers can engage in effective collaboration and co-planning to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality consultant teacher services. 

Event date: 12-01-2022, Time 9am - 3pm Location: E1B Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd, WS NY Room A1

Participants will be able to:

Identify the reasons for using consultant teacher services

Familiarize with New York State Regulations of the Commissioner of Education for consultant teacher services

Define direct and indirect consultant teacher services

Recognize the roles and responsibilities of educators providing consultant teacher services

Identify how consultant teacher services are included in an IEP

Understand collaboration and co-planning in consultant teacher services

Describe the application of effective consultant teacher services in the classroom

Items to bring

Laptop or device to access materials and activities

24. WRPC SET- 30 CPSE CSE Chairperson Training Day 1 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 12/2/2022

Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 1:

Fri-Dec 2, 2022 …8:30-11:30 am -Module 1 (Regulatory Foundation)

Fri-Dec 2, 2022 …12:15-2:00 pm -Module 10 (Effective Meetings)

Day 1 is an in person workshop day - location - Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY 14224 Bldg B Room B1

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 11/28/22.

25. WRPC SET -31 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 2 12-8-2022 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2022

Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 2

December 8, 2022 8:30-11:00 am -Module 2 (Referral Process)

December 8, 2022 12:00-2:00 pm -Module 3 (Evaluation)

December 8, 2022 2:00-3:00 pm -Module 4 (Eligibility)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;
2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;
3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and
4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account.

Location: Virtual, using Google and Schoology platforms, access codes will be given to you before the start of Day 2 from the Presenter in an email.

26. WRPC SET-22 Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Building Principals, Special Education Administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) Chairpersons, Parents/Families

Dates: 12/13/2022

This training was developed to promote the understanding and appropriate use of accommodations for students with disabilities. The training will provide information related to the decision-making process and types of learning and test accommodations, as well as the documentation of appropriate accommodations on the individualized education program (IEP).

Participants will be able to

Know the purpose of accommodations

Recognize that instructional accommodations used for learning in the classroom should be aligned with the testing accommodations

Understand their role in supporting a student with their learning and test accommodations

Define accommodations vs modifications

You'll need a laptop or other device to access materials and activities

Registration closes 12/9/2022

Date: 12-13-2022 Time: 8:30am to 12:30 pm Virtual-participants will receive meeting and materials links at the close of registration (12/9/22)

27. WRPC SET- 32 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 3 12-14-2022 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 12/14/2022

Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 3

December 14, 2022 8:30 am-1:00 -Module 5 (IEP Development)

December 14, 2022 2:00-3:00 pm -Module 6 (IEP Implementation)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account. At the close of registration Zoom links and Schoology Access Code will be sent out to you via email from the Presenter.

Location: Virtual, using Zoom and Schoology platforms

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 11/28/22.

28. WRPC SET- 33 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 4 12-20-2022 CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Building Administrators

Dates: 12/20/2022

Whether you are new to your role as a chairperson or experienced and interested in reviewing your current practices, this is an opportunity to network with other directors of special education, administrators, school psychologists, special education teachers, and chairpersons as you participate in a series of modules that provide CSE and CPSE chairpersons with compliant guidance and best practices in the CSE and CPSE process.

The 4-day event will be facilitated with a guided mix of live virtual meetings and self-paced modules. Participation in engagement activities and exit tickets is an expectation for completion. A dedicated total of 19 hours will complete all 10 Modules.

DAY 4

December 20, 2022 8:30-9:30 am -Module 7 (Annual Review)

December 20, 2022 9:30-10:30 am -Module 8 (Reevaluation)

December 20, 2022 10:30 am-12:30 pm-Module 9 (CPSE)

Participants will be able to

1. Understand the special education process as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations;

2. Perform specific responsibilities as Chairperson of the Committee;

3. Develop procedures that encourage parental involvement and culturally responsive practices that cultivate home-school partnerships; and

4. Identify strategies for the Committee to make high quality decisions that result in an individualized education program (IEP) that meets State requirements and provides educational benefit to the student.

Prerequisite

If you don't already have a Schoology account, you'll need to sign up for a "Student” account. At the close of registration Zoom links and Schoology Access Code will be sent out on November 28, 2022 from the Presenter via email

You must have a laptop or device to access materials and activities. Your first Schoology Access code and directions to create an account will be sent at the close of registration on 11/28/22.

29. WRPC LIT - 02 Explicit Vocabulary Instruction CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Elementary General and Special Education Teachers, Literacy Specialists

Dates: 1/1/2023 to 1/30/2023

Research tells us that a student's breadth and depth of vocabulary is strongly linked to successful academic outcomes. This self-paced asynchronous course focuses on using the evidence-based practice of explicit instruction to teach vocabulary.

January 2-30, 2022 Asynchronous workshop online

Office Hours 1/23/23 3-4 PM (zoom)

Participants will be able to

explain the importance of robust vocabulary instruction for students in the elementary grades. 

understand how explicit instruction can be applied to vocabulary instruction. 

describe key features of vocabulary instruction and identify ways to incorporate vocabulary instruction into different parts of the school day.  

Items to bring

Access to internet and a device. You will also need a resource for identifying vocabulary words for an upcoming lesson, such as a book, passage, etc.

Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.  You may already have a Schoology account.  If not, you should login to Schoology and create a free student account.

The course code will be emailed to you shortly after registration ends on 12-28-2022

30. WRPC SET- 39 Chairlift-Technical Assistance Follow Up to Chairperson Training CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: New CPSE/CSE Chairpersons who have attended the four day CPSE CSE chairperson training previously

Dates: 2/6/2023

Chairlift is a collaborative series of opportunities tailored to the needs of the new CPSE/CSE Chairperson. It offers support and networking for new Chairpersons traveling up or down the long slopes of their critical leadership role in the CPSE/CSE.

Feb 6, 2023-"”How MTSS Impacts Your Referrals to Special Education:” Participants will dialogue about ways Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) can help students remain in general ed rather than being referred to special ed.

Time: 7:30 am-8:30 am Remote (meeting link will be provided two days before each event)

Registration - Limited only to participants invited by the Presenter Diane Vigrass - Must take four day CPSE CSE Chairperson Training before registering for this workshop.

31. WRPC SET- 40 Chairlift-Technical Assistance Follow Up to Chairperson Training CTLE 23018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: New CPSE/CSE Chairpersons who have attended the four day CPSE CSE chairperson training previously

Dates: 5/22/2023

Chairlift is a collaborative series of opportunities tailored to the needs of the new CPSE/CSE Chairperson. It offers support and networking for new Chairpersons traveling up or down the long slopes of their critical leadership role in the CPSE/CSE.

May 22, 2023-"A Look at Your Continuum of Services:” Participants will share how the continuum of services are used in their education organizations and brainstorm ways to analyze practices.

Time: 7:30 am-8:30 am Remote (meeting link will be provided two days before each event)

Registration - Limited only to participants invited by the Presenter Diane Vigrass - Must take four day CPSE CSE Chairperson Training before registering for this workshop.