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1. WHAT K-5 ADMINISTRATORS NEED TO KNOW/CONSIDER WHEN IMPLEMENTING THE P-12 SCIENCE LEARNING STANDARDS

Program: Workshops

Audience: K-5 Administrators

Dates: 3/1/2018

SCIENCE STANDARDS K5
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The Board of Regents approved The New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) for implementation beginning July 1, 2017. What should science instruction look like based on the three dimensions of learning advocated by the NYSSLS/NGSS? This workshop is designed especially for building administrators and will address specific implications for administrators such as: what to look for in an exemplar NGSS lesson observation, curriculum adoption vs. adaptation, assessment, common pitfalls and supports administrators should provide teachers. Participants will engage in sample lessons and investigations. Particular emphasis will be paid to supporting academic language development for all learners, particularly English language learners and students with special needs. Ms. Kang will be also addressing the challenge of structuring the teaching of Science in Elementary Buildings with and without a Science Specialist.

2. TESOL CERTIFICATION INFORMATION SESSION

Program: Workshops

Dates: 3/15/2018

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Molloy College will be offering an Information Session on Thursday, March 15, 2018 for those teachers who are interested in obtaining TESOL Certification. The TESOL Certification: Individual Pathway program is designed for teachers who hold a valid New York State Teaching Certificate and wish to earn TESOL Certification without having to earn an additional degree. Candidates must meet certain Content Core and Pedagogical Core requirements and must also meet any non-coursework requirements, such as the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations and fingerprint clearance, as specified. Four (4) Molloy College graduate Education courses will be offered at the Peconic Teacher Center and will begin depending on the needs of the interested participants. Enrollment in this program is limited. Most of the courses will be offered in a hybrid format with 15 hours of in-class instruction and the rest of the course being done online and through at-home assignments. The courses will be offered at the discounted rate of $900 per course. The program is limited to those teachers who have a master's degree and hold a valid New York State Teaching Certificate. Representatives from Molloy will explain the requirements for TESOL Certification, the courses offered and the possible scheduling options for the coursework at the Information Session. It is not necessary to bring anything to the session, including transcripts.

3. WHAT 6-12 ADMINSTRATORS NEED TO KNOW/CONSIDER WHEN IMPLEMENTING THE P-12 SCIENCE LEARNING STANDARDS

Program: Workshops

Audience: Grades 6-12 Administrators

Dates: 3/16/2018

SCIENCE STANDARDS 612
The Board of Regents approved The New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) for implementation beginning July 1, 2017. What should science instruction look like based on the three dimensions of learning advocated by the NYSSLS/NGSS? This workshop is designed especially for building administrators and will address specific implications for administrators such as: what to look for in an exemplar NGSS lesson observation, curriculum adoption vs. adaptation, assessment, common pitfalls and supports administrators should provide teachers. Participants will engage in sample lessons and investigations. Particular emphasis will be paid to supporting academic language development for all learners, particularly English language learners and students with special needs.

4. EDL 501 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP THEORY I (3 credits)- Stony Brook University Cohort

Program: Graduate Courses

Dates: 3/22/2018 to 6/7/2018

Educational Leadership Certificate
The first class in the Educational Leadership Program which prepares educators for advancement to administrative positions at both the District (SDL) and Building (SBL) levels. The program is 36 credits in length. ONCE YOU APPLY AND ARE ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM, ALSO REGISTER IN PTC's MyLearningPlan. Payment per Three (3) credits $1,152 payable to the Peconic Teacher Center, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 NOTE: Tuition is governed by SUNY. This rate might change if SUNY raises tuition rates.

5. USING THE KHAN ACADEMY TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE SAT - MATH TEACHERS

Program: Workshops

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2018

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Using the Khan Academy to Prepare Students for the SAT Join this workshop to learn about the College Board’s official SAT Practice with the Khan Academy. Attendees will learn how the site is structured and about the new coaching tools launched in August 2017. We will also discuss the best practices for utilizing this free resource for your students to prepare them for the PSAT and SAT.

6. USING THE KAHN ACADEMY TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE SAT - ELA TEACHERS

Program: Workshops

Audience: ELA Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2018

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Using the Khan Academy to Prepare Students for the SAT Join this workshop to learn about the College Board’s official SAT Practice with the Khan Academy. Attendees will learn how the site is structured and about the new coaching tools launched in August 2017. We will also discuss the best practices for utilizing this free resource for your students to prepare them for the PSAT and SAT.

7. DASA TRAINING (Dignity for All Students Act)

Program: Workshops

Audience: Anyone needing DASA Certification

Dates: 4/21/2018

DASA Training provided by the Peconic Teacher Center The Dignity for All Students Act requires all newly certified (December, 2013 and after) educators to undergo a minimum of 6 hours of training by a NYS certified provider. The Peconic Teacher Center is offering a 6-hour Saturday workshop for all Consortium teachers who are required to take the training. Ms. Nancy Wicker, a certified DASA trainer, will be conducting the workshop. Please bring a lunch as the instructor will work through the day. Check or Money order for $115, to Peconic Teacher Center, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton NY 11968 by Monday, April 16, 2018