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1. TEACHER EVALUATOR RECERTIFICATION USING DANIELSON OBSERVATION METHOD

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Returning Administrators

Dates: 8/11/2023

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As mandated by APPR regulations, for all Administrators doing Teacher Evaluation, facilitated by Dr. Deb Deluca. Dr. Deluca works with many schools to develop inter-rater reliability and deeper understanding of the Danielson rubric for observation. This three (3) hour virtual workshop updates administrators who evaluate teachers and principals under the most recently passed legislation and State Education Department regulations. This is an annual requirement under the legislation. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to review classroom videos in order to practice using the District rubrics for evaluating teacher observations. In addition, we will discuss collecting evidence, alignment with the rubric and providing feedback to teachers. 8:30 am-11:30 am

2. NEW TEACHER EVALUATION - FOR NEW TEACHER EVALUATORS (NO CHARGE TO DISTRICTS)

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: New Administrators

Dates: 8/11/2023

This online training is designed for lead evaluators who are required to be trained in the nine elements outlined by the New York State regulations regarding teacher evaluation. This course is conducted online with opportunities to participate in live video chats as well as live presentations. The training has eight modules which cover the required elements stipulated in the regulations. The modules will allow participants to view videos, review articles, post to a bulletin board and/or wiki as well as submit assignments. Completion of all of the required elements of this training will provide the participant evidence of training to submit to the appropriate authority in the participant's district for approval as a Lead Evaluator. Eight (8) Modules 1. Introduction 2. Research on Teacher Effectiveness 3. Seven Teaching Standards 4. Cognitive Engagement 5. Evidence Based Observation and Teacher Observation Rubrics 6. APPR and Growth 7. SLOs 8. Inter-rater Reliability

3. TAPS Year 1: New Teacher Induction Program

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: First Year Teachers

Dates: 9/27/2023 to 6/12/2024

TAPS: Tenure Attainment Program Steps is an induction program provided by the PTC to supplement each district's mentoring program. Participants will attend monthly meetings as well as participate in a book study. Topics for TAPS Year 1 will include but will not be limited to: Classroom Management, The Importance of Positive Expectations, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Lesson Design, and The Importance of Reflection and Continued Professional Development

4. NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION COHORT 2023-2024

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Certified Tenured Teachers

Dates: 9/29/2023

Cohorts for National Board Certification offer an opportunity for sustained and collaborative support to teachers and guidance counselors. Under the guidance of NBCTs as Professional Learning Facilitator Kristy Eberhart, this program offers assistance in processing applications, peer review, linkage with content experts and collegial support. This group will meet monthly throughout the year and begin with Component 2. To become a Board-certified teacher, eligible candidates must demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills, and practice in their individual certificate area by completing four components: three portfolio entries and a computer-based assessment. Throughout the certification process, teachers will be able to apply the National Board Standards to their classroom practice and connect with other teachers pursuing certification. $250 Payable to Peconic Teacher Center, due by 9/10/2022. A minimum of 5 teachers are needed to register for the course to run. Dates: 10/6/22, 11/3/22, 12/1/22, 1/5/23, 2/2/23, 3/2/23, 4/6/23, 5/4/23, 6/1/23 Times: 4:30pm-7:00pm All Meetings will take place in the PTC Conference Room at Southampton High School National Board Home page: https://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/ National Board Registration page: https://nbcmsprod.perfrms.com/

5. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS Refreshers WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 1 Teachers 2023-24 in Sag Harbor Elementary School

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Grade 1 TEACHERS, ENL TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 10/4/2023 to 2/1/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include a refresher of Grade 1 curriculum and Unit 1-14 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run. Sessions will be half day and held in Sag Harbor Elementary School.

6. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS Refreshers WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 2 Teachers 2023-24 in Sag Harbor Elementary School

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Grade 2 TEACHERS, ENL TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 10/4/2023 to 2/1/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include a refresher of Grade 2 curriculum and Unit 1-17 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run. Sessions will be half day and held in Sag Harbor Elementary School.

7. Revised 2023-24 PECONIC TEACHER CENTER POLICY BOARD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: PECONIC TEACHER CENTER POLICY BOARD MEMBERS

Dates: 10/4/2023 to 5/15/2024

The purpose of this training is to explore options for professional development moving forward. We will redefine what it means to help teachers improve, reevaluate existing supports and programs and reinvent how we support effective teaching at scale. This is intended for Peconic Teacher Center Policy Board members and a portion of it will be public. These will count as the mandatory meetings for the year.

8. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS OVERVIEW WITH CAROL MASIN (KINDERGARTEN) 2023-24 at PTC

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 10/5/2023 to 1/10/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include an overview of Kindergarten curriculum and Unit 1-5 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run.

9. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS OVERVIEW WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 2 2023-24 at PTC

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Grade 2 TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 10/19/2023 to 5/8/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include an overview of Grade 2 curriculum and Unit 1-17 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run.

10. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS Refreshers WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 3 2023-24 in Sag Harbor Elementary School

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Grade 3 TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 10/20/2023 to 2/2/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include a refresher of Grade 3 curriculum and Unit 1-14 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run. Sessions will be half day and held in Sag Harbor Elementary School.

11. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS Refreshers WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 3 2023-24 in Sag Harbor Elementary School for Teacher Assistants working in Gr 3-5 Remediation

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: TEACHERS Assistants working in Gr 3-5 Remediation

Dates: 10/20/2023 to 2/2/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include a refresher of Grade 3 curriculum and Unit 1-14 details. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run. Sessions will be half day and held in Sag Harbor Elementary School. This is for Teacher Assistants working in Gr 3-5 Remediation.

12. PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS WITH CAROL MASIN Grade 3 2023-24 in Springs School

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Grade 3 TEACHERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATORS

Dates: 11/7/2023 to 4/17/2024

This would be appropriate for districts using a "Foundational" phonemic awareness and phonics training program. Carol Masin has extensive experience providing PD for local districts. It will include initial training of Grade 3 curriculum. Minimum of 5 participants needed to run. Sessions will be full day and held at the Springs School.

13. (10262023)- NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION COHORT 2023-2024

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Certified Tenured Teachers

Dates: 11/21/2023 to 5/21/2024

Cohorts for National Board Certification offer an opportunity for sustained and collaborative support to teachers and guidance counselors. Under the guidance of NBCTs as Professional Learning Facilitator Kristy Eberhart, this program offers assistance in processing applications, peer review, linkage with content experts and collegial support. This group will meet monthly throughout the year and begin with Component 2. To become a Board-certified teacher, eligible candidates must demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills, and practice in their individual certificate area by completing four components: three portfolio entries and a computer-based assessment. Throughout the certification process, teachers will be able to apply the National Board Standards to their classroom practice and connect with other teachers pursuing certification. $250 Payable to Peconic Teacher Center, due by 11/17/2023. A minimum of 5 teachers are needed to register for the course to run. All Meetings will take place in the PTC Conference Room at Southampton High School the third Tuesday of each month. Dates: 11/21/23, 12/19/23, 1/16/24, 2/27/24, 3/19/24, 4/16/24, 5/21/24 Times: 4:00pm-6:00pm National Board Home page: https://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/ National Board Registration page: https://nbcmsprod.perfrms.com/

14. LIN 503 METHODS II: LANGUAGE AND LITERACY THROUGH CONTENT AREAS

Program: Graduate Courses

Dates: 1/8/2024 to 3/17/2024

Content based language and literacy instruction and assessment to children and adolescents for whom English is not their first language, in alignment with current state, national, and professional standards. Teacher candidates design standard-based and data-driven curricular modules for teaching language through mathematics, the sciences, English language arts and the social studies, engage in reflective and collaborative practices, and evaluate web-based technologies. There will be synchronous meetings, most likely on Wednesday sometime between 5-8pm. Payment of $941 due to Peconic Teacher Center 9/1/2023 141 Narrow Lane Southampton, NY 11968 (Check or Money Order ONLY)

15. HARNESSING AI IN THE CLASSROOM

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Teachers, TA's, Administrators

Dates: 1/30/2024 to 4/9/2024

Discover the future of education: Harnessing AI in the classroom! Revolutionize your teaching methods and engage your students like never before. In this course you will learn and use: -Innovative AI tools -Customized learning paths -Interactive classroom activities -Efficient Grading & Feedback -Stay Ahead of the curve Empower your teaching with AI! Limited seats available. Instructor: Julieanne Purcell Dates: Tuesdays 1/30-4/9/2024 (No class 2/20) Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm Location: ZOOM (Link will be shared through Frontline before class starts).

16. THe First Days of School Asynchronous Book Study

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators

Dates: 2/1/2024

The First Days of School Book Study- Perfect for NEW TEACHERS!! This badge series is an asynchronous book study of The First Days of School by Harry K. and Rosemary T. Wong. Books can be purchased on your own or borrowed from the Peconic Teacher Center. Each badge will take approximately 1 hour to complete. In The First Days of School, longtime educators and best-selling authors Harry K. and Rosemary T. Wong, provide a road map for classroom management and teaching for lesson achievement. (If all 15 badges are completed, this series is available for inservice credit for participating districts.) Use the link : https://badgelist.com/Peconic-Teacher-Center/tags/1st-Days-of-School?selected=badges to access the Badge Series and begin work.Email PTCAdmin@peconicteachercenter.net with questions or when you have completed the course and are ready for your certificate.

17. SCIENCE THINK TANK

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Teachers, TA's, Support Staff, Administrators of Science PK-12 NYS

Dates: 2/8/2024 to 1/9/2025

Are you ready for the SHIFT to NYSSLS? In this peer workshop we can: Review NYSSLS,PK-12 Science, Scope and Sequence, Lab Investigations, PLDs, Assessments, Project Based Learning Start where you are, whether you are seasoned in the NYSSLS shifts or just starting out, come join us for some fun science collaboration! Dates/Times: Second Thursday starting Feb 8 from 4:00-5:30 PM (2/8/24, 3/14/24, 4/11/24, 5/9/24, 6/13/24, 9/12/24, 10/10/24, 11/14/24, 12/12/24, 1/9/25) Location: Peconic Teacher Center Conference Room This workshop is worth up to 15 CTLE hours(no charge for CTLE) and/or 1 In-service Credit ($125) Checks made payable to The Peconic Teacher Center for $125 for Professional Development Hours/InService Credit only, otherwise choose AUDIT if you do not need the credit.

18. PTC CONSORTIUM ADMIN SUMMIT

Program: Workshops

Dates: 3/14/2024

We welcome all administrators and curriculum leaders of our east end consortium schools to enable the Peconic Teacher Center to better understand the needs and wants of each of our supporting districts. In light of the recent announcements from Gov Hochul and again from Commissioner Betty A. Rosa, we are asking that all interested Administrators and Curriculum Leaders join us for a short 2 hour session with a guest speaker on the Science of Reading and Programs, Frank Lukasik. Other topics on our agenda will include, but are not limited to: DEI- Grading for Equity, NYS Science Learning Standards NEW Assessments, and AI in Education.
This course presents an examination of the duties and responsibilities of the school business administrator including an understanding of the role in relation to other members of the administrative team. Also examined during the course are other aspects of the business administrator's work such as office management, budget procedures, financial management, accounting and auditing, purchasing and supply management, insurance programs, capital outlay and debt service, school plant operation and maintenance, food service and transportation. Please note, tuition for this course of $1245 must be paid to and received by The Peconic Teacher Center at 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton NY 11968 by Wednesday March 13, 2024. Participants with outstanding balances will not be registered for the course through Stony Brook.

20. HHS 574 Foundations of Bilingual Ed (SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS ONLY)

Program: Graduate Courses

Dates: 3/18/2024 to 6/2/2024

This is a required clinical/seminar for students pursuing their Bilingual Extension certification in speech language pathology. Students are required to earn a minimum of 50 clinical clock hours in a bilingual school setting. There is a seminar which meets once weekly to allow students to discuss evidence-based practice assessment and intervention in the school setting, models of service delivery, multicultural diversity, advocacy and outreach, classroom management, NYS Standards, educating family, collaboration with professionals, and reflect about their clinical experiences. This is for SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS ONLY. If you are a teacher, you need to register for CEF 574 instead. Please submit payment of $941 to The Peconic Teacher Center by Wednesday March 13th. Any participants who have outstanding balances for this and previous coursework will be removed from the Stony Brook Cohort. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions or concerns. ptcadmin@peconicteachercenter.net.

21. TEACHER EVALUATOR RECERTIFICATION USING DANIELSON OBSERVATION METHOD APR 2024

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Returning Administrators

Dates: 4/12/2024

As mandated by APPR regulations, for all Administrators doing Teacher Evaluation, facilitated by Dr. Deb Deluca. Dr. Deluca works with many schools to develop inter-rater reliability and deeper understanding of the Danielson rubric for observation. This three (3) hour virtual workshop updates administrators who evaluate teachers and principals under the most recently passed legislation and State Education Department regulations. This is an annual requirement under the legislation. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to review classroom videos in order to practice using the District rubrics for evaluating teacher observations. In addition, we will discuss collecting evidence, alignment with the rubric and providing feedback to teachers. Time TBD by instructor Deb Deluca

22. Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain Asynchronous Book Study

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators

Dates: 6/1/2024

This is an asynchronous online book study of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain, by Zaretta Hammond. "Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students" The achievement gap remains a stubborn problem for educators of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement and facilitating deeper learning. Culturally responsive pedagogy has shown great promise in meeting this need, but many educators still struggle with its implementation. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. Once you are signed up for the course, the Google Classroom Code will be emailed to you.

23. Restorative Practices Double Book Study

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators

Dates: 6/30/2024

In this 15 hour asynchronous online course, you will read both Better Than Carrots and Sticks and Beyond Restorative Practices. When complete, You will be eligible to receive 15 CTLE credits or 1 in-service credit if approved by your district. Books can be purchased on your own or borrowed from the Peconic Teacher Center. In Better Than Carrots or Sticks, longtime educators and best-selling authors Dominique Smith, Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together. In Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices, Marisol Rerucha urges school districts to to adopt and implement holistic and healthy cultural approaches to pedagogy.

24. Immersive Spanish Study at the International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander 2024

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators interested in improving their Spanish anguage proficiency and cultural knowledge

Dates: 7/1/2024 to 7/12/2024

The following course levels will be available (Course Descriptions Linked): A1: For those interested in learning Spanish Language, Culture and Art A2-B1: For all beginning-intermediate levels of Spanish B2: For advanced/dual language teachers of Spanish Dates: June 30- July 13 (2 week course includes travel) Classes: 9am-2pm Monday to Friday A1, A2-B1 Course Description: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oQqW5q0TS7UVqvcwHYbyLN0nAzvC53yJ/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=104658422946083160865&rtpof=true&sd=true B2 Course Description:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qNHBqJtRNRKHusIhBMcbO186IZ7lznh_/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=104658422946083160865&rtpof=true&sd=true

25. First Additional Language and Culture Experience: Immersive Spanish Study at the International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander 2024

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators interested in improving their Spanish language proficiency and cultural knowledge who are registered for the courses at International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander

Dates: 7/6/2024 to 7/7/2024

Cultural Excursion/Experience TBD THIS EXCURSION/EXPERIENCE IS ONLY FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE 2 WEEK SPANISH IMMERSION TRIP TO International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander.

26. Second Additional Language and Culture Experience: Immersive Spanish Study at the International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander 2024

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators interested in improving their Spanish language proficiency and cultural knowledge who are registered for the courses at International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander

Dates: 7/13/2024 to 7/14/2024

Cultural Excursion/Experience TBD THIS EXCURSION/EXPERIENCE IS ONLY FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE 2 WEEK SPANISH IMMERSION TRIP TO International University Menendez Pelayo de Santander.

27. One Trusted Adult Book Study 2024-25 (sign up by 9/23/2024)

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Educators

Dates: 9/23/2024

This is an asynchronous online book study of One Trusted Adult by Brooklyn Raney. Research shows that just one trusted adult can have a profound effect on a child's life, influencing that young person toward positive growth, greater engagement in school and community activities, better overall health, and prevention of risky and threatening behaviors. In clear, accessible terms, One Trusted Adult lays out: The critical nature of trust, along with simple tools that help build trusting relationships with young people and expand the opportunities for positive impact What boundaries are and how to set clear expectations that keep both young people and the adults who work with them safe How to create an organizational culture that cares for the whole child and celebrates the adults who get it right while holding accountable those who don't Ways to partner and surround young people with the only thing better than one trusted adult: many trusted adults!