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1. NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION COHORT 2018-2019

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: Certified Teachers

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 5/7/2019

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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 Facilitators Kristy Eberhart and Kelly Anderson, this program offers assistance in processing applications, peer review, linkage with content experts and collegial support. This group will meet monthly throughout the year. 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. Dates: 9/25 4-7pm PTC; 10/16 4-7pm East Hampton;11/20 4-7pm PTC 12/18 4-7pm EH; 1/15 4-7pm PTC; 2/12 4-7pm EH 3/19 4-7pm PTC; 4/16 4-7pm EH; 5-7 4-7pm PTC National Board Home page: https://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/ National Board Registration page: https://nbcmsprod.perfrms.com/

2. UNPACKING THE ARTS STANDARDS

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Teachers of the Arts

Dates: 10/16/2018

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After a brief introduction to the concept and purpose of standards, we will explore the timeline and process that went into developing the New York State Learning Standards for the Arts. We then begin a slow immersion into the formatting and content of the standards, including available support resources and an exercise in connecting one's current teaching with the basic elements of the standards. This is followed by a hands-on exploration of the web-based standards content and supporting materials, including level and discipline specific information. After examining the coding system to label the standards content, teachers will work individually to make connections with their current teaching on level and discipline specific basis. Finally, teachers will participate in a gap analysis of their teaching and their students' learning, and will plot strategies for further growth in their instructional environment

3. DASA TRAINING (Dignity for All Students Act)

Program: Professional Development Workshops

Audience: Faculty needing DASA certification

Dates: 10/20/2018

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.