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1. WRPC SDI - 13 An Overview of Specially Designed Instruction - asynchronous CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 3/1/2024 to 3/15/2024

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WRPC SDI - 13 An Overview of Specially Designed Instruction - asynchronous CTLE 32018

Asynchronous Virtual Regional Offering

Participants will:  

Define Specially Designed Instruction (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: 3/1/24-3/15/24 Asynchronous via Schoology Schoology Access Code will be emailed by Presenter the day before class starts.

There will be two dates and times for discussion forum with Presenter Alison Parzych, please email her with the time and date you want to attend and she will send you and email with Zoom information to attend.

Date: 3-18-23 3pm-4pm and

Date: 3-20-23 2pm-3pm

2. WRPC LIT - 38 Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction Part 1 CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy/reading instructors, administrators

Dates: 3/4/2024 to 3/14/2024

Part one of a multi-part training series will help participants understand the foundational skills that are needed for students to become proficient readers.

Participants will explore evidence-based instructional practices in reading and their influence on reading proficiency and equity for all students.

Participants will be able to:

Describe the current status of reading achievement of students in the United States and New York State.

Describe the gap between what is known about effective reading instruction and the implementation of effective reading instruction.

Identify theories of reading that are supported by research.

Items to bring

Laptop or tablet. Open hearts and minds!

Items to bring

Laptop or tablet. Open hearts and minds!

Date: March 4-14, 2023, Location: Asynchronous via Schoology and Zoom, Presenter will send email with access codes and information.

Required Discussion Forum March 14 2:30-3:30 PM

3. WRPC BEH - 016 FBA/BIP Toolkit (Regulatory Overview) CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: School Psychologists, CPSE/CSE Chairs, Principals, Directors/Assistant Directors of Special Education

Dates: 3/5/2024

This half-day session provides an overview of the seven-steps essential to the Functional Behavior Assessment/Behavior Intervention Plan process. Attending this session will promote alignment between district practices and NYSED Part 200 regulation. This half-day session provides an overview of the seven-steps essential to the Functional Behavior Assessment/Behavior Intervention Plan process. Attending this session will promote alignment between district practices and NYSED Part 200 regulation.

Objectives

To promote alignment between district practices and NYSED Part 200 regulations.

Date March 5, 2024, Location: Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Bldg A Room A2 Time: 9am-11:30 am

4. WRPC SET - 020 Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities CTLE 32018

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: 3/6/2024

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This training promotes 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

Define 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

Date: 3-6-2024 Time: 8:30 am - 12:30pm Virtual Workshop Synchronous, Virtual-participants will receive meeting and materials links at the close of registration (2/29/24)

5. WRPC TRAN - 33 Diploma Credential Options CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: General and special education administrators, special education teachers, school counselors, school psychologists and other related service providers, and families.

Dates: 3/8/2024

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To earn a NYS diploma, students must meet credit and exam requirements. These requirements are separate and distinct and do not have to happen simultaneously.

This professional development package describes the diploma and credential options that are available to New York State (NYS) students.

Date of Event: March 8, 2024 Via ZOOM

Time of Event: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Synchronous

Location: Via ZOOM

Objectives: Participants will recognize and identify:


•The definition of self-determination and its relation to determining individualized diploma and credential options
•The credit requirements for graduation in NYS
•The Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4 + 1 Option requirements for all students
•The appeal eligibility criteria for all students
•The safety net options for students with disabilities
•The exiting credentials available in NYS and the requirements for each

6. WRPC SET - 023 Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities-Follow Up Practice on Accommodations CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 3/12/2024

This follow up to "Test Accommodations for SWDs” will provide practice as scribe and human reader, especially important for those who will turnkey these procedures.

Participants will

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

Practice the procedures for scribing

Practice the procedures for "text and test read”

Prerequisite (if any)

Completion of "Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities”

Date: March 12, 2024 Time: 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Erie 1 BOCES @ 355 Harlem Rd West Seneca 14224 Bldg B Rm B-1

7. WRPC BEH-15 Classroom Management for Educators In Person Student Training CTLE# 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/22/2024 to 4/30/2024

This multiple module training package is designed for educators who would like more information on positive behavior supports.

Strategies include: the physical classroom environment, defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations, rules and routines; active supervision; behavior specific praise; response strategies for inappropriate behavior; class-wide group contingencies; multiple opportunities to respond.

Teachers will understand important classroom management strategies that can be used in the classroom environment, as well as ways to take these strategies and adapt them to manage the virtual classroom. Teachers will be able to implement these strategies in both an in-person and virtual setting to support appropriate behaviors.

Dates: 3-22-2024 and 4-30-2024, must attend both dates for CTLE Credit

Time: 9am-3pm

Location: Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Bldg A Room A1 for day 1 and A2 for day 2

8. WRPC LIT- 43 Identifying & Intensifying Interventions CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 4/1/2024 to 4/12/2024

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.
Date of Event: 4/1/2024 (start) to 4/12/2024 (end) - Schoology
Required Virtual Discussion Forum: 4/12/2024 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Zoom)
Location: Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.
Zoom- The required discussion forum will take place on zoom. A zoom link and calendar invite will be emailed to you shortly after registration
Objectives: 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 
Items needed: Access to the Internet and a device.

9. WRPC LIT-46 Universal Screening: Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 4/1/2024 to 4/19/2024

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

Date of Event: 4/1/2024 (start) to 4/19/2024 (end) - Schoology

Required Virtual Discussion Forum: 4/19/2024 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Zoom)

Location: Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.
Zoom - The required discussion forum will take place on Zoom. A Zoom link and calendar invite will be emailed to you shortly after registration

Objectives: 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

10. WRPC TRAN - 30 Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: General and special education teachers and administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, agency staff, as well as students and families

Dates: 4/9/2024 to 4/22/2024

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004 (IDEA) and State regulations require the local educational agency (LEA) to provide a student with a disability a summary of the student's academic achievement and functional performance, which must include recommendations on how to assist the student in meeting his or her postsecondary goals. The student exit summary form must be provided prior to school exit for a student whose eligibility for special education services terminates due to graduation from secondary school with a regular diploma or due to exceeding the age eligibility for a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under State law.

This training contains information on the development and provision of an effective exit summary for students. It will cover both the traditional exit summary and the exit summary provided with the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.

Objectives:

1. Analyze the importance of students' self-determination skills in making the Student Exit Summary a meaningful and relevant document.

2. Learn the federal and state requirements for the Student Exit Summary.

3. Recognize and identify the required components of the Student Exit Summary.

4. Identify a process for the development and issuance of the Student Exit Summary that is student- centered.

4-9 to 22-2024 Asynchronous Workshop via Schoology, access code for workshop will be sent by Presenter Julia Duerr before 4-9-24, using your schoology account if your district has one.

Discussion forum 4/22/2024 9:00-10:00 or 12:00-1:00 via zoom, again Presenter Julia Duerr will send link for zoom on day of discussion forum.

You must complete all tasks on Schoology account and attend the Zoom Discussion Forum to receive CTLE credits, no partial credits will be given.

11. WRPC BEH - 23 Introduction to the Behavior Pathway CTLE #32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 4/12/2024

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

Date of Event: April 12, 2024

Time of Event: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Question and Answer session from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, ROOM A-2

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Participants will be able to apply the Behavior Pathway to promote desired behavior.

12. WRPC LIT - 34 Phonological Awareness: Establishing Foundations for Reading Success CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy/reading instructors, administrators

Dates: 4/12/2024

The purpose of this training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of the Science of Reading; specifically, what phonological awareness is and how crucial this skillset is to the foundation of reading success. Participants will explore what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness. The training will also provide context for the importance of using assessments to improve the effectiveness of phonological instruction for students. To overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading.

Date of Event: April 12, 2024 (Thursday)

Time: 9:00 am (starts) to 3:00 pm (ends)

Prerequisite: Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Educational Campus 355 Harlem Road Bldg A Room A-4 West Seneca, NY 14224

Participants will be able to:



• Define phonological awareness and explain the difference between phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics.



• Explain why phonological awareness is a crucial set of skills that are foundational to successful reading.



• Identify what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness.



• Describe an example of how to use assessment to improve the effectiveness of phonological awareness instruction for students.

13. WRPC SET - 024 Standards-based Individualized Education Program CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 4/23/2024

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 Individualized Education Program are a best practice to create high expectations for students with disabilities.

Participants will be able to:

state why Individualized Education Program must be Standards-based

establish the importance of each step in creating a Standards-based Individualized Education Program

determine his/her role in each step in creating a Standards-based Individualized Education Program

Prerequisite (if any)

Participants should attend Creating an Individualized Education Program first to understand the foundational pieces that make up an Individualized Education Program .

Items to bring

Laptop or other device to access materials and activities

Date: April 23, 2024 Time: 9am-Noon Location: Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Raod, West Seneca NY 14221 Bldg A Room A1

Registration closes on April 17, 2024

14. WRPC CRE - 04 Fundamentals of Equity: Exploring Equity and Cultural Responsiveness CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District Leadership and Administration, Pupil Support Personnel, School Leadership, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers (anyone serving students with disabilities).

Dates: 4/23/2024

This professional learning package is designed to build foundational understanding of equity and cultural responsiveness. Overall, the aim is to ensure that participants establish a common vocabulary while beginning to interrogate their personal, professional, and institutional capacity within these two areas.

Date of Event: April 23, 2024

Time of Event: 12:00 pm (start) to 3:00 pm (end)

Location Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, Room B-1

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives:


• Define common terms and imagery that appear in conversations about equity


• Explore the concept of cultural responsiveness through personal, professional, and institutional lenses


• Identify strengths challenges, and needs regarding the capacity to implement culturally responsive practices

15. WRPC SDI - 14 Consultant Teacher Services CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, administrators

Dates: 4/25/2024

Regional Offering

Date of Event: April 25, 2024 (Thursday) through Zoom

Time: 9:00 am (start) to 3:00 pm (end)

Objectives:

Participants will:  

• 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

16. WRPC SET - 32 Chairlift-Technical Assistance Follow Up to Chairperson Training CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: New CPSE/CSE Chairpersons who have attended the CSE CPSE Chairperson Training Workshops

Dates: 4/29/2024

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.

The focus of this year's series is on educational benefit.

This content is intended to:

Build awareness that student growth should be reflected across multiple years of IEPs.

Build awareness 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

April 29, 2024-"Program/Services and Continuum:” Participants will develop indicators for student management needs and student characteristics that may aid in CSE decision-making for programs and services.

Remote (meeting link will be provided 2 days before the event) Time: 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Items to bring A "live” IEP to review for application

17. WRPC TRAN - 31 Diploma Credential Options CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: General and special education administrators, special education teachers, school counselors, school psychologists and other related service providers, and families.

Dates: 5/1/2024 to 5/17/2024

To earn a NYS diploma, students must meet credit and exam requirements. These requirements are separate and distinct and do not have to happen simultaneously.

This professional development package describes the diploma and credential options that are available to New York State (NYS) students.

Participants will recognize and identify:


• The definition of self-determination and its relation to determining individualized diploma and credential options


• The credit requirements for graduation in NYS


• The Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4 + 1 Option requirements for all students


• The appeal eligibility criteria for all students


• The safety net options for students with disabilities


• The exiting credentials available in NYS and the requirements for each

5/1/24-5/17/24 Asynchronous Workshop on Schoology Platform - Presenter Julia Duerr will email out access code for Schoology a few days before workshop begins, sign up using your district's schoology account.

5/17/24 9:00-10 or 12:00-1:00 Zoom discussion forum please attend one or the other, not both, via Zoom, Julia Duerr will send you the Zoom link that day.

You must complete all tasks on the Schoology workshop and attend the discussion forum for one hour to receive your CTLE Certificate, no partial credit will be given.

18. WRPC LIT - 35 Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction (Part 1) CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: This training is most applicable to Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Literacy/Reading Instructors, and Administrators.

Dates: 5/1/2024

Part one of a multi-part training series will help participants understand the foundational skills that are needed for students to become proficient readers. Participants will explore evidence-based instructional practices in reading and their influence on reading proficiency and equity for all students.

Date of Event: 5/1/2024 (Wednesday)

Time: 9:00 am (starts) to 3:00 pm (ends)

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

Objectives: Participants will be able to:
• Describe the current status of reading achievement of students in the United States and New York State.
• Describe the gap between what is known about effective reading instruction and the implementation of effective reading instruction.
• Identify theories of reading that are supported by research.

Items to bring: Access to internet and a device.

19. WRPC SDI - 15 An Overview of Specially Designed Instruction - asynchronous CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 5/6/2024 to 5/20/2024

Regional Offering

Date of Event: May 6, 2024 - May 20, 2024

Location: Schoology

Required Follow-up session via ZOOM: A required 1-hour follow-up session will be held on your choice of Wednesday, 5/22 at 2pm OR Thursday, 5/23 at 3pm. Please email Alison at aparzych@e1b.org with your selected session and she will send you the appropriate ZOOM link. During the follow-up session, we will briefly review the larger concepts of the training, answer questions from participants, and discuss your next steps for application of Specially Designed Instruction. Should neither of the above times work, please contact Alison via email.

Objectives: Participants will: 

  Define Specially Designed Instruction (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

20. WRPC LIT-47 Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: This training is most applicable for Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Coaches, Instructional Support Staff, and Administrators.

Dates: 5/8/2024

This live 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.

Date of Event: May 8, 2024

Time: 9:00 am (start) to 3:00 pm (end)

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

Items to bring: Access to Internet, notebook, writing utensil, laptop

Objectives: 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.

21. WRPC CRE -05 Fostering High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District Leadership and Administration, Pupil Support Personnel, School Leadership, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers (anyone serving students with disabilities).

Dates: 5/9/2024

Fostering High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction is one of four high leverage principles identified in the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CRSE) Framework. Research shows that teachers' expectations of students can influence their academic achievement and behavior. Teachers are more likely to under-estimate students with disabilities, students from low-income families, English Language Learners, and Black, Latinx, and Native American students.

Date of Event: May 9, 2024

Time of Event: 12:00 pm (start) to 3:00 pm (end)

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, Room A-1

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: - Understand how high expectations and rigorous instruction can improve student outcomes

- Reflect on cultural background and identities, and how those identities may influence teacher expectations

- Develop strategies for fostering high expectations and rigorous instruction

Identify 2-3 next steps for ongoing professional learning

22. WRPC LIT - 44 Phonological Awareness: Establishing Foundations for Reading Success CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy/reading instructors, administrators

Dates: 5/14/2024

The purpose of this training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of the Science of Reading; specifically, what phonological awareness is and how crucial this skillset is to the foundation of reading success. Participants will explore what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness. The training will also provide context for the importance of using assessments to improve the effectiveness of phonological instruction for students. To overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading.

Date of Event: May 14, 2024

Time of Event: 8:30 am (start) to 4:00 pm (end)

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, Room A-3

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Participants will be able to:

Define phonological awareness and explain the difference between phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics.

Explain why phonological awareness is a crucial set of skills that are foundational to successful reading.

Identify what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness.

Prerequisite: Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Items to bring: Laptop and writing utensil

23. WRPC BEH - 25 Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions CTLE #32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 5/14/2024

Participants will learn each of the components of the Competing Behavior Pathway in order to identify behavioral interventions to promote desired behavior. Date of Event: May 14, 2024

Time of Event: 9:00 am (start) to 1:00 pm (close)

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, Room A-4

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Participants will be able to apply the Competing Behavior Pathway to:

Promote positive desired behavior

Increase student academic outcomes

Support student in the least restrictive environment

Pre-requisite: Introduction to the Behavior Pathway

24. WRPC BEH - 22 Alternatives to Suspension Day 1 and Day 2 CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Building level administrators, general education teachers, special education teachers, school psychologists and counselors.

Dates: 5/15/2024 to 6/12/2024

The issue of in and out-of-school suspensions of all students, including students with disabilities, who demonstrate escalated classroom behavior, has become controversial and divisive leaving many staff members at odds.

This two-part training package, will be given as an asynchronous online training designed for building level administrators and teachers, is intended to help participants understand that exclusionary practices have significant short and long-term negative effects on academic, social-emotional, health and wellness, and family outcomes of students and that there are alternative approaches to discipline that lead to improved student outcomes.

Participants will ground themselves in a common understanding of suspension, removal, and discipline, as well as influences, impacts, policies, and procedures that contribute to the on-going suspension crisis in schools today. Throughout these two days, participants will learn and explore effective research-based strategies for responding to student behavior and appropriate alternatives to suspension, which have significantly fewer negative impacts on student or family outcomes.

Part 1: of this asynchronous online training will be from May 15th - May 31st

Part 2: of this asynchronous online training will be from June 1st - June 12th

Discussion Forum: 6/12/24 9am-10:00am or 1:00 -2:00pm - via Zoom

Please note that you will not receive any partial credit for attending only Day 1 or Day 2, you must complete both May and June schoology courses and attend one of the zoom discussion forum on 6-12-24, no CTLE Certificate will be given unless all work is complete

Objectives

Gaining a deeper understanding of research-based strategies to effectively manage student behavior with the intent of keeping students in schools and classrooms, which will lead to improved academic and social-emotional outcomes.

25. WRPC SET - 40 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 1-NEW CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 5/21/2024

ATTENTION: this is the NEW series of Chairperson modules.

Although the basic information hasn't changed, current guidance is updated and most recent topic focuses are highlighted. 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 series 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 24 hours will complete all 9 Modules.

DAY 1: IN-PERSON at Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Bldg A, Rm A-4 Tues-May 21, 2024 …8:30-11:00 am -Module 1 (Regulatory Foundation) Tues-May 21, 2024 …11:45-3:00 pm -Module 10 (Effective Meetings)

Objectives:

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

2. Identify 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. Pinpoint 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.

26. WRPC BEH - 24 Integrating Trauma-Sensitivity into a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Framework Day 1 & Day 2 CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Educational Organizations, Administrators, Teachers, Special educational teachers, Support staff.

Dates: 5/29/2024 to 6/4/2024

This package describes the ways in which a public health crisis, school crisis and/or types of civic unrest may be significant sources of stress and/or trauma for the students whom we support.

Additionally, it explains the biological, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral effects of trauma on student development and the ways they in turn affect a student's academic and behavioral functioning in the classroom.

The content explains how to use the data, systems, and practices components of a multi-tiered systems approach to behavior to provide differentiated evidence-based supports.

The package allows Educational Organizations to explore and determine if their school-wide Tier 1 practices reflect a trauma-sensitive approach to responding to student behavior.

Dates of Events: May 29, 2024 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (with optional Q&A from 12pm to 1pm)

June 4, 2024 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (with optional Q&A from 12pm to 1pm)

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, ROOM A-2

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Participants will gain an understanding of what trauma is and how it affects learning. They will be able to apply several strategies to help build their school's trauma-sensitive support system.

Participants will learn how district and school leaders can incorporate trauma-sensitive practices within a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework which ensures that trauma practices can be integrated into a system that links these efforts to student outcomes.

Items to bring: On Day 2 Bring District and/or Building Behavior Matrix

27. WRPC SET - 41 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 2 -NEW CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 5/30/2024

ATTENTION: this is the NEW series of Chairperson modules.

Although the basic information hasn't changed, current guidance is updated and most recent topic focuses are highlighted. 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 series 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 24 hours will complete all 9 Modules.

DAY 2: VIRTUAL - Schoology and or Zoom Th-May 30, 2024 …8:30-11:00 am -Module 2 (Referral Process) Th-May 30, 2024 …12:00-2:00 pm -Module 3 (Evaluation) Th-May 30, 2024 …2:00-3:00 pm -Module 4 (Eligibility)

Objectives:

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

2. Identify 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. Pinpoint 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.

28. WRPC LIT - 42 Phonological Awareness: Establishing Foundations for Reading Success CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: This training is most applicable for Literacy Specialists, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, School Psychologists, and Administrators

Dates: 6/1/2024 to 6/20/2024

The purpose of this training is to help participants gain a greater understanding of the Science of Reading; specifically, what phonological awareness is and how crucial this skillset is to the foundation of reading success. Participants will explore what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness. The training will also provide context for the importance of using assessments to improve the effectiveness of phonological instruction for students. To overcome equity barriers, educators need to focus on systemic, explicit instruction to teach the skills supported by the science of reading.

Date of Event: June 1, 2024 (Opens) - June 20, 2024 (Closes)

Mandatory Discussion Forum: June 20, 2024 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Schoology and Zoom Discussion Forum. This 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 prior to the course starting.

Objectives: Participants will be able to:


• Define phonological awareness and explain the difference between phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics.


• Explain why phonological awareness is a crucial set of skills that are foundational to successful reading.


• Identify what skills to teach when, and how to teach these skills for students to master phonological awareness.


• Describe an example of how to use assessment to improve the effectiveness of phonological awareness instruction for students.

Prerequisite - Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading.

29. WRPC SDI - 16 Specially Designed Instruction Next Steps CTLE 32018

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: 6/1/2024 to 6/14/2024

Regional Offering

Date of Event: June 1, 2024 to June 14, 2024

Location: Schoology

Required Follow-up session via ZOOM: A required 1-hour follow-up session will be held on your choice of Monday, June 17 at 3pm OR Tuesday, June 18 at 2:30pm. Please email Alison at aparzych@e1b.org with your choice of session and she will send you the appropriate ZOOM link. During the follow-up session, we will briefly review the larger concepts of the training, answer questions from participants, and discuss your next steps for application of Specially Designed Instruction. If the above dates/times do not work, please contact Alison.

Objectives:

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.

30. WRPC LIT-48 Explicit Vocabulary Instruction CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Elementary General and Special Education Teachers, Literacy Specialists

Dates: 6/3/2024 to 6/23/2024

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.

Date of Event: 6/3/2024 (start) to 6/23/2024 (end) - Schoology

Required Virtual Discussion Forum/Office Hours: 6/21/2024 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Zoom)

Location: Schoology - The course is asynchronous and self-paced on the Schoology platform.

   Zoom - The required discussion forum will take place on Zoom. A Zoom link and calendar invite will be emailed to you shortly after registration

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.

Objectives: 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.

31. WRPC TRAN - 32 Transition in the IEP CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Special education administrators, special education and general education teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers, school psychologists, school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers, and families.

Dates: 6/3/2024 to 6/17/2024

The purpose of Transition in the IEP Series is to gain an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities embedded throughout the training.

Objectives

Participants will identify age-appropriate transition assessments

Identify components needed to write measurable post-secondary goals

Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process

Identify key concepts of Coordinated Set of Activities

Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process

Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration

Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

Recognize the impact of the transition planning process on student data explicit to the SPP Indicators.

Discuss current practices related to the Committee on Special Education (CSE) recommendations for programs and services to address a student's transition needs and achievement of Measurable Postsecondary Goals

6/3/24-6/17/24 Asynchronous workshop on Schoology platform, access code will be sent out by Presenter, Julia Duerr a few days before workshop begins.

6/17/24 9-10 or 2-3 Discussion Forum must attend one of these not both, Zoom link will be sent by Julia on this day.

Must complete all tasks on Schoology and attend one hour of discussion forum to receive CTLE Certificate, no partial credit will be given.

32. WRPC TRAN-29 Agency 101 CTLE# 32018

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) directly involved with the process at the secondary level. Any family member who has a student with a disability.

Dates: 6/3/2024 to 6/11/2024

This training will provide an overview of the various adult service agencies available in New York State (NYS) and the different types of services they provide. This training is meant to increase Educational Organizations (EOs) ability to assist students and families with appropriate, available referral options and processes. It is also intended to provide families with the knowledge necessary to work collaboratively with adult agencies. Course is considered completed when all requirements are met. (Watch Video training, Check for Understanding, Discussion Activities and attendance at one Discussion Forum Hangout.)

Participants will:

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

Discover various NYS agencies and community-based organizations (CBOs) and the different types of services they provide for individuals with disabilities.

Identify the importance of building community partnerships and the steps involved in the process

Course Opens: 6/3/2024 Course Closes: 6/11/24

Discussion Forum: 6/11/24 2:30-3:30 pm

2hr Asynchronous Training on Schoology & 1hr Discussion Forum Hangout on Zoom

33. WRPC SET - 42 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 3-NEW CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 6/5/2024

ATTENTION: this is the NEW series of Chairperson modules.

Although the basic information hasn't changed, current guidance is updated and most recent topic focuses are highlighted. 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 series 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 24 hours will complete all 9 Modules.

DAY 3: IN-PERSON at Erie 1 BOCES, Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Bldg B Rm B-2ab Wed-June 5, 2024 …8:30 am-3:00 -Module 5 (IEP Development)

Objectives:

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

2. Identify 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. Pinpoint 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.

34. WRPC CRE - 06 Family Engagement, Communication, and Culture CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: District Leadership and Administration, Pupil Support Personnel, School Leadership, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers (anyone serving students with disabilities).

Dates: 6/5/2024

This package of materials is designed to introduce educators to concepts of communication and culture that impact the ways educators and educational organizations (EOs) interact with families.

Overall, the aim is to ensure that educators are mindful with how they communicate with parents, guardians, and families to ensure that educational sites are culturally responsive and welcoming.

Date of Event: June 5, 2024

Time of Event: 12:00 pm (start) to 3:00 pm (end)

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, Room A-2

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Examine the impact of culture & communication in our practice as educators

Explore the concept of culture & connect with the idea of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education

Explore strategies for effective collaboration between families, caregivers, and schools to support students

35. WRPC LIT - 45 Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 6/6/2024 to 6/18/2024

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

Date of Event: June 6, 2024 to June 18, 2024 (Schoology)

Required Discussion Forum: June 18, 2024 From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Zoom)

Objectives: 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

Items needed: Access to Internet and a device

36. WRPC BEH-26 Function Based Thinking CTLE # 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 6/6/2024

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

Date of Event: June 6, 2024

Time of Event: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

A voluntary Q & A session from 12:30pm to 1:00 pm

Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus

355 Harlem Road, ROOM A-1

West Seneca, NY 14224

Objectives: Participants will be able:

Describe challenging behaviors

Understand the behavior pathway and use it to determine the function of behaviors

Understand and engage with the function-based thinking process to prevent or extinguish unwanted behaviors

Prerequisite: Introduction to the Behavior Pathway

37. WRPC SET - 43 CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training DAY 4-NEW CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

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

Dates: 6/11/2024

ATTENTION: this is the NEW series of Chairperson modules.

Although the basic information hasn't changed, current guidance is updated and most recent topic focuses are highlighted. 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 series 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 24 hours will complete all 9 Modules.

DAY 4: virtual schoology and or zoom, access codes sent by Presenter, Diane Vigrass via email before 6-11-24 Tues-June 11, 2024 …8:30-11:00--Mod 5 Review and 8:30- 10:00am-Module 6 (IEP Implementation) Tues-June 11, 2024 …11:00-12:30am -Module 7 (Annual Review) Tues-June 11, 2024 …1:00-3:00pm-Module 8 (Reevaluation)

Objectives:

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

2. Identify 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. Pinpoint 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.

38. WRPC SET- 026 Preschool Special Education Process CTLE 32018

Program: Regional Partnership Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons, preschool administrators, agency/community service providers/case managers, preschool special education teachers, related service providers

Dates: 6/20/2024

This full-day, Preschool Special Education Process training is designed to gain a foundational understanding of the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE):

Preschool regulations and procedures

the roles and responsibilities of all parties

how the CPSE Chairperson facilitates the development and review of the IEP

Objectives

Understand the preschool special education process as delineated in education laws and regulations

Know the role of the Chairperson, the Preschool Provider, the Evaluator, the County, the parents and the Committee

Develop practices which encourage parental involvement and cultivate home-school partnerships

Learn the Committee is charged with making high quality decisions that will result in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) that meets state requirements and will result in educational benefit to the student.

Virtual Synchronous workshop Date: June 20, 2024 Time: 8:30am to 2:30 pm Meeting link and materials will be provided to registrants on June 17, 2024. Please bring an IEP if available.