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1. Transition in the IEP Series - Children's Home

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers

Dates: 10/20/2022 to 2/28/2023

Meeting Times: TBD

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This is an ongoing training for school staff at Children's Home of Kingston. We will be covering transition assessments and transition in the IEP as well as other transition-related topics.

2. Positive Solutions for Families

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Families, caregivers, school staff that interact with families including but not limited to school psychologists, teachers, social workers and more

Dates: 10/21/2022 to 3/17/2023

Meeting Times: Third Friday of the Month 10am - 12pm, 9/16, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16, 1/20, 2/17, 3/17

Positive Solutions for Families is a seven-session, monthly workshop series that will give parents and family caregivers positive and effective strategies to promote children's social and emotional development and address the challenging behavior of children ages 2-5 years old. Please note that while we specifically address children ages 2-5 there will be practices and principles that are great for all ages. We will meet from 10am - 12pm on the third Friday of the month from September 16th - March 17th.

3. New Administrators' Network:

Program: Leadership Academy:Seminar Series

Dates: 10/26/2022 to 6/14/2023

Congratulations! You've secured your first role as a school administrator. It's an exciting time in your career and you have high hopes for how you will positively impact staff and students in your care. Now, who is going to take care of you? Who will help you think through and address the myriad issues and challenges you will face in the coming months?

Join us for a year long series of meetings designed to provide you with support from both a facilitator and colleagues who are also new in their roles and experiencing many of the same things you are. The primary objectives of this series are to provide networking opportunities, informal mentoring and opportunities to discuss issues pertinent to those new in their roles in a safe, confidential space.

Topics may include the following:



• Starting the year on a positive note.



• What have we learned in the first five weeks?



• Successes and challenges



• Goal setting



• "Getting Things Done” (David Allen)



• When is the honeymoon over? Unanticipated challenges and how we're dealing with them.



• Mid year check in



• Teacher Evaluation: How is it going?



• Protocols for productive conversations/meetings



• Managing change and the resistance that comes with it

4. Alternatives to Suspension

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 12/1/2022 to 12/8/2022

Meeting Times: 9am-3pm on 12/1 & 12/8

Location: Virtual

**Please note: This is a full day free PD. While we will be virtual, in order to participate you will most likely need coverage and the ability to work from home or somewhere private. Building level administrators, teachers, school psychologists and counselors will understand the purpose of using alternatives to suspension. They will gain knowledge of the recent research on school suspensions, examine scenarios when alternatives to suspension may be used to change behavior, learn how a systemic change on the approach to discipline and problem behavior can affect school climate, and learn about practical, replicable, research-based strategies to use as effective and proactive alternatives to suspension

5. Discovery Education Experience Asynchronous Course (Dec. - Jan.) - Priority registration for Coser 540.010 Participants (Beacon, Hyde Park, Pawling, Spackenkill, Webutuck, Alden Place ES, Chancellor Livingston ES, Poughkeepsie MS, Poughkeepsie HS)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Beacon, Hyde Park, Pawling, Spackenkill, Webutuck, Alden Place ES, Chancellor Livingston ES, Poughkeepsie MS, Poughkeepsie HS)

Dates: 12/1/2022

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Join Discovery Education and Dutchess BOCES SLS in a joint effort to support you in maximizing your use of the Discovery Education Experience.

Discovery Education and Dutchess BOCES SLS are teaming up to provide this unique learning experience that will help you learn more about using Discovery Education. The course is asynchronous and delivered via Google Classroom. No Zoom calls to make or deadlines to meet. Sign up for the course, complete the activities at your own pace, participate in the discussions, and submit simple assignments. Earn up to 6 CTLE hours, one for each assignment completed. It is that easy!

By completing each section, you will learn about Discovery Education resources, instructional strategies, student access, ready-to-use lesson activities, and more! Open December 1, 2022, thru January 31, 2023. Registration Deadline - December 31, 2022

Registered participants will receive a welcome message beginning on December 1 with information on how to join the Google Classroom. Participants need a personal or school-issued Google account to use the Google Classroom platform.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

6. Creating the IEP December 2022

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 12/6/2022 to 12/13/2022

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

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*This workshop has two sessions: 12/6/2022 and 12/13/2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

7. eSports Coaches Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teacher Coaches

Dates: 12/12/2022

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This session is for dedicated coaches for Middle and High School eSports teams working with BOCES and Contender eSports.

eSports Coaches will have the chance to network, share tips, and learn new strategies related to eSports Teams with monthly focus topics prepared by Model Schools Specialists.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

8. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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

Dates: 12/13/2022

Meeting Times: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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This explicit instruction training package is intended to support participants' knowledge of explicit instruction and teachers' abilities to effectively implement explicit instruction. Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice that has proven to be effective for special education students. Research has shown higher achievement results for students with disabilities in both reading and math after receiving explicit instruction. 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.

9. Introduction to the Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Framework: Two-part Series

Program: Regional Partnership Center

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: 12/13/2022 to 1/17/2023

Meeting Times: Day #1- December 13,2022 9am-12 noon, Day #2 January 17,2023 (12 noon- 3pm).

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This workshop is intended to introduce participants to foundational elements of cultural responsiveness and explore the New York State Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework. In doing so, it is meant to facilitate connections between Cultural Responsiveness and meeting the needs of students with disabilities, while also providing an opportunity for critical reflection on the extent to which culturally responsive practices are present within their Educational Organization(s). Expected Outcomes: -Explore foundational elements of culture and Culturally Responsive Education -Reflect on personal culture & experiences -Become familiar with the NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education framework -Reflect on the ways practices & approaches outlined in the NYSED CRSE Framework are present within your Educational Organization (EO) * This is a two-part online course offered synchronously via Zoom. Each session will be 3 hours. Workshop dates are: Day #1- December 13,2022 (9am-12 noon) Day #2 January 17,2023 (12 noon- 3pm). Participants will receive Zoom log-in information 24 hrs. prior to workshop commencement via registered Frontline email. Attendance to both sessions is required for full CTLE credit.
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCIS) is a program designed by Cornell University that allows school staff members to be better equipped to work with students who have experienced trauma. The program helps to create a trauma-sensitive environment where children and adults are safe and feel safe. Staff will learn how to pro-actively prevent and/or de-escalate potential crisis situations with children. They will also learn how to process the crisis event with children to help improve their coping strategies. The course is 21 hours over the span of three days. There will be a testing portion at the end of day three.

This training is a prerequisite for the Trainer training occurring February 27th - March 3rd. Prior district approval is required to register.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

11. NYSAA Test Administrator Training

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers administering the NYS Alternate Assessment

Dates: 12/13/2022

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This half-day training is for teachers who have never administered the computer based NYS Alternate Assessment.

Please review the information below so that you are able to fully participate in the training.

Activate your Kite Educator Portal account if you are new or have had a change in email address. You must have an active Educator Portal Account to access the Required Test Administrator Training quizzes in Moodle throughout this training.

If you have previously administered the computer based assessment, a self-guided MOODLE is offered on the Educator Portal for your recertification.

For more information go to https://dynamiclearningmaps.org/requirements

PLEASE REVIEW THE ATTACHED MATERIALS FOR MODULES 1-4 PRIOR TO TRAINING https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GTBFh5rYls3lLme6YKYIkJdEVdA1I3Cl?usp=sharing

Please be sure to activate your account at least one day prior to the training. https://training.dynamiclearningmaps.org/my/

You will be sent the link to join the zoom meeting the day before.

12. Science Teacher Network (Dec)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 12/13/2022

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Through this professional network, regional science teachers and leaders will have a forum for sharing ideas, resources, problems of practice, and pressing issues as they delve into the P -12 New York State Science learning standards. The meeting agendas will be participant driven and focus on issues that are relevant and important to the area of science education. This year, there will be a particular focus on unpacking, understanding, and planning for implementation of the adopted New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) and how we are approaching three-dimensional teaching and phenomenon-based storyline curricula. There will also be continued updates on the NYSSLS as we receive them from NYSED.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

13. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for Administrators (Synchronous)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/14/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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The Specially Designed Instruction for Administrators professional development training package is the fifth in a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This training is intended to further develop administrator's knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning barriers.
This is a one session online course offered synchronously. The session will be 3 hours from 12:00 p.m.-3 p.m. The date is: December 14, 2022.
A Zoom Meeting link will be emailed to registrants prior to the session.
Participants will:

• Define and describe specially designed instruction.

• Recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education.

• Identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting.  

• Gain necessary skills for supervision of implementation of SDI.

14. NYSSLS 101: An introduction to the New York State Science Learning Standards and Three-Dimensional Science Teaching

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 12/14/2022

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Want to learn more about the roll out of the NYSSLS? Ready to start thinking about what it means to teach science three-dimensionally? In this workshop we will begin with a review of the NGSS and NYSSLS. We will focus on the three-dimensions of science teaching and learning built into these standards and will analyze performance expectations and a classroom video through this lens. We will then think about ways to bring this practice back to our own schools and classrooms!

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

15. Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and Learning Standards

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special educators, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, building administrators, and general education teachers

Dates: 12/15/2022

Meeting Times: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The goals of this training are to:



•Review Multiple Pathways and requirements for the CDOS Commencement Credential


•Gain an overview of the CDOS Learning Standards 1, 2, 3a, and 3b


•Increase students' self and career awareness to apply throughout school and post-secondary settings


•Utilize CDOS Resource Guide and Core Curriculum lessons to apply to instruction and IEP development

16. DATE CHANGE to 12/15/22: Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education: Bringing the Principles to Life in the Classroom

Program: Center for Educational Equity and Social Justice

Audience: K - 12 teachers

Dates: 12/15/2022

In June of 2021, New York State published the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework as a resource to guide educators. Explore this framework and various resources with colleagues as we work together to build our understanding and improve our practice. As we uncover ways to bring the principles to life, we work together to create more inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all of our students.

17. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 12/20/2022

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 12/20/22 - other dates & separate registration:1/24/23, 2/28/23, 3/28/23, 4/25/23, 6/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions ( 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.

18. Introduction to Computer Based Testing in MATH

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 12/21/2022

This Spring, some schools will begin to administer the Math State assessments. This session will focus on previewing computer-based testing for answering test questions and using online testing tools and accommodation features. Participants will collaborate to discuss when and how to introduce these tools with students and parents.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

19. Bringing the CR-SE Principles to Life in the Classroom: Focus on Welcoming and Affirming Environments

Program: Center for Educational Equity and Social Justice

Audience: K - 12 teachers

Dates: 1/5/2023

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In June of 2021, New York State published the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework as a resource to guide educators. In this session, we will review the four principles of the framework and delve into ways we can deepen our understanding of the first principle - Welcoming & Affirming Environment - and consider ways this understanding can add to our practice. As we uncover ways to bring this principle to life, we work together to create more inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all of our students.

20. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 1/6/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

21. Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Classroom Teachers, AIS Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administration, School Psychologists, Speech Therapists

Dates: 1/9/2023

Meeting Times: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Online

Participants will be able to identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions. This course will provide an overview of how to titrate the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction.

22. Creating the IEP January 2023

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 1/10/2023 to 1/17/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

*This workshop has two sessions: 1/10/2023 and 1/17/20232, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

23. Safety Care Trainer Training (District Pre-approval required)

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 1/10/2023 to 1/12/2023

Safety-Care® is a training curriculum for staff that is designed to provide a set of strategies for safely and humanely providing support to individuals who may sometimes exhibit disruptive or dangerous behavior. These strategies include preventative measures and verbal de-escalation, as well as the use of physical management procedures.
Techniques for incident prevention include teaching staff how to structure a supportive and safe environment, sing appropriate and everyday safety habits, and how to effectively provide reinforcement. To help minimize incidents, staff are trained how to use de-escalation procedures.


Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

24. Info Session for Science Leaders and Administrators: New Required Investigations for Elementary and Intermediate Science

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Science Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 1/10/2023

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New York State recently released four required science investigations for both the elementary and intermediate level. All students are required to complete these investigations before they take the 5th or 8th grade science test which will first be administered in Spring 2024. Come find out more about these investigations, what they mean for your students, and how you can support your teachers in implementing them effectively.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

25. Nonfiction Refresh: The 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, Level 1

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-8 School Librarians and Classroom Teachers

Dates: 1/10/2023 to 1/24/2023

Melissa Stewart and Dr. Marlene Correia have joined forces to write 5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books to shine a light on the rise of dynamic and engaging nonfiction children's book titles and ways of using them with our students. Melissa, a prolific nonfiction children's book author, and Marlene, an assistant professor of Literacy Education with 30 years of K-8 education experience, are changing people's attitudes towards nonfiction by helping them understand the five categories.

In this workshop, we will:
1. Examine 5 Kinds of Nonfiction by Stewart and Correia,
2. Explore several captivating nonfiction texts to add to your library's collection,
3. Delve into the lessons mentioned in the book as library stand-alone lessons or lessons in collaboration with classroom teachers, and
4. Brainstorm more lessons and collaboration possibilities.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Define the five kinds of nonfiction
2. Identify nonfiction titles for collection development
3. Implement nonfiction lessons into their existing curriculum
4. Brainstorm ideas on collaborating with classroom teachers

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Nonfiction Texts: active, browseable, expository, narrative, traditional
2. Library Collection Development
3. Empire State Information Fluency Continuum
4. Nonfiction/Informational Reading and Writing Curriculum

Meeting Dates:
January 10, 2023 (chapters 1, 2, 3)
January 17, 2023 (chapters 4, 5, 6, 7)
January 24, 2023 (chapters 8, 9)


Dutchess BOCES School Library System members who register by October 15, 2022, will receive a copy of the text. Non-members may purchase a copy of the text from the SLS office.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

26. New Teacher Mentor Training - For Arlington Central School District Only

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: New Teacher Mentors

Dates: 1/10/2023

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For beginning teachers skillful mentoring significantly increases confidence as instructional problem-solvers and decision makers. This training offers an overview of structures, strategies, and tools for mentors. Experiences will provide specific information about the mentor's role, identify the needs of beginning teachers, and model steps for ensuring an effective mentor-protege relationship.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
The Role of the Mentor;
Recognizing the Needs of Beginning Teachers;
Effective Communication;
Maximizing Time and Attention;
On-going Support Strategies.

ALL TEACHERS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
Understand the Role of the Mentee/Mentor; Work in Partnership with their Mentee to Affect a Positive School Year; Foster a Trusting Relationship Focused on Student Learning.

Zoom information will be shared via email the day before the session.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

27. Introduction to Computer Based Testing in SCIENCE

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 1/11/2023

This Spring, some schools will begin to administer the Science State assessments. This session will focus on previewing computer-based testing for answering test questions and using online testing tools and accommodation features. Participants will collaborate to discuss when and how to introduce these tools with students and parents.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

28. Securing your own oxygen mask before assisting others: What does that mean for leaders?

Program: Leadership Academy:Seminar Series

Dates: 1/11/2023 to 2/1/2023

WIs it fair to say that school leaders are working under extremely challenging conditions? Is it also fair to say that it can be difficult to maintain the physical, mental and emotional strength required in order to be successful in your role and to enjoy an appropriate work life balance?

With all the talk about social emotional learning for students, school and district leaders would do well to spend some time thinking about their own needs. This two session series examines the elements of leadership that are essential in developing and maintaining resilience in school leaders. This program will provide participants with opportunities to explore the following:
A variety of skill sets of resilient leaders and actions for developing each
The role of optimism in developing and maintaining resilience
Managing the four personal threats to resilient leadership
Applying resilient leadership practices as a team

29. High School Building Leader Network: Meeting 3

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Building Leaders

Dates: 1/17/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide High School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide High School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/20/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

30. Director Meeting 3

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Directors, Supervisors, or District Leaders

Dates: 1/17/2023

At this unusual time in education, we need to collaborate more than ever. Connect with your colleagues in leadership from around the county to discuss the challenges you face, the questions you're seeking to answer, and share the successes you've achieved. We will create a network of colleagues meeting regularly to discuss pertinent topics and exchange ideas. Our network will meet on the third Tuesday of every other month, 9/30/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23 from 10-11am. Registration for each session is separate.

31. Overview of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) (Synchronous)-Two Zoom Sessions of 3 hours each

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers, general education teachers, and other educational professionals in need of training on the basic essentials of SDI for students with disabilities.

Dates: 1/18/2023 to 2/1/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Overview of Specially Designed Instruction professional development training package is the first in a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This introductory training is intended to develop participants' working knowledge of the components of SDI, the rationale for using SDI, using SDI alongside other instructional strategies, and selecting appropriate SDI based upon student needs and characteristics. This is a two-part online course offered synchronously. Each session will be 3 hours from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The dates are January 18, 2023 and February 1, 2023.
A Zoom Meeting link will be emailed to registrants prior to each session.
Participants will:



• Develop introductory knowledge of specially designed instruction (SDI)



• Identify ethical & legal reasons for the use of SDI



• Be able to define SDI & its purpose



• Understand the relationships between SDI & other instructional strategies



• Be able to describe SDI & its core elements



• Differentiate between accommodations & modifications



• Practice selecting appropriate SDI based upon student needs & characteristics

32. Tech Talks for Technology Integration Specialists

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Integration Specialists K-12

Dates: 1/18/2023

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Are you a Technology Integration Specialist? Please join us for a quarterly round table to discuss topics of interest.
Topics will include:
Classroom embedded coaching
Collaborating with leadership
Identifying and overcoming barriers
Sharing resources and supports
The importance of networking

Topic ideas will grow organically with needs from the group. Let us be a support for each other and establish this important PLN for your position!
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

33. New Teacher Support Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: New Teachers

Dates: 1/18/2023

Being a new teacher can be both rewarding and challenging. This network offers an overview of structures, strategies, and tools for new teachers. Whether you are new to the profession, a school, or a district having the support of other teachers on a similar journey can make a difference. These sessions will provide opportunities for new teachers to connect, share experiences and reflect in meaningful ways that enrich teaching and learning.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Building Trusting Relationships ;
Classroom Management ;
Effective Communication;
Student Engagement and Participation ;
On-going Support Strategies





•ALL TEACHERS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
Foster Collaborative Trusting Relationships Focused on Student Learning.

The Network will also meet on:
September 21, 2022
November 14, 2022
March 29, 2023
May 22, 2023



•Zoom information will be shared via email the day before the session.



•Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

34. Overview of Transition in the IEP: Condensed Version

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers

Dates: 1/19/2023

Meeting Times: 2:00pm-4:30pm

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This training is highly encouraged for districts preparing for the State Performance Plan Indicator 13 Review. Special education teams are welcome to attend to review their district's practices for writing the transition components into a student's IEP the year he/she turns 15 years old. These components include; transition assessments, present levels of performance, transition needs, course of study and coordinated set of activities. Participants are asked to bring student IEPs (age 15+) to the training to reflect on their district's transition practices throughout the presentation.

Participants will:
*Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process
*Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
*Understand the relationship between transition needs and the development of annual goals to support the student toward achieving the postsecondary goals
*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
*Directly apply and implement concepts into practice

You will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link for this training a few days in advance. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM folder. Otherwise, please contact me directly at Melinda.krafft@dcboces.org with any questions.

In addition, please consider attending the follow-up training with a case study application on February 22, 2023. The title of this training is "Overview of Transition in the IEP: Case Study Application." Please register for this training separately on Frontline. Thank you!

35. Elementary School Building Leader Network: Meeting 3

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary Building Leaders

Dates: 1/19/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Elementary School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Elementary School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/15/22, 11/17/22, 1/19/23, 3/16/23, 5/18/23
All meetings are from 9:30 to 10:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

36. Middle School Building Leader Network: Meeting 3

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middle School Building Leaders

Dates: 1/23/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/19/22, 11/21/22, 1/23/23, 3/20/23, 5/15/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

37. Foundations of Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Gen Ed, Special Ed, Reading/AIS Teachers, Grades K-8

Dates: 1/24/2023

Meeting Times: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 12pm-3pm

This PD is the first in a series of trainings based on the science of reading. Consequently, this initial module is not comprehensive. It is designed to be an understandable introduction and meant for a wide audience. 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. List the skills that are essential for proficient reading and how to best teach those skills. A Zoom Link will be sent out prior to the beginning of the PD.

38. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 1/24/2023

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 1/24/23, other dates separate registration: 2/28/23, 3/28/23, 4/25/23, 6/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions (11/29, 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.

39. Engaging Students in Learning: Training for Teaching Assistants

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 1/24/2023

Teaching assistants play a vital role in developing an atmosphere for all learners to flourish. When students are actively engaged in learning they are more likely to succeed academically. During this training participants will develop knowledge and skills for increasing motivation and engaging students in learning.






•Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

40. Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training (District Pre-approval required)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: k-12 educators

Dates: 1/25/2023 to 3/8/2023

The Classroom Educator coursework enables a teacher to directly and explicitly teach students how to read and spell simultaneously including the six types of syllables and the five syllable division rules in English. This course is designed for general and special education teachers, administrators, curriculum specialists, speech and reading specialists, and those seeking to add to their private practice. As one progresses through the course, they will be expected to teach the concepts learned in class. A gradual release model will be used whereby the instructor will demonstrate how to teach concepts, show video clips of concepts being taught, and then, the student will practice teaching the concept to another student in class.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

41. Understanding the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards for grades 9-12

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Library Media Specialists

Dates: 1/25/2023

Students in all grade levels are using technology in their everyday lives. The new NYS standards go into effect next year for high school students and in September 2024 for all K-12 students. These new standards and can be incorporated into any subject area. Join this workshop to be introduced to the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards and discuss with colleagues the many ways to incorporate them into your everyday instruction.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

42. Bringing the CR-SE Principles to Life in the Classroom: Focus on High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction

Program: Center for Educational Equity and Social Justice

Audience: K - 12 teachers

Dates: 1/26/2023

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In June of 2021, New York State published the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework as a resource to guide educators. In this session, we will review the four principles of the framework and delve into ways we can deepen our understanding of the second principle - High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction - and consider ways this understanding can add to our practice. As we uncover ways to bring this principle to life, we work together to create more inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all of our students.

43. Understanding the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards for grades 7-8

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Library Media Specialists

Dates: 1/30/2023

Students in all grade levels are using technology in their everyday lives. The new NYS standards go into effect next year for high school students and in September 2024 for all K-12 students. These new standards and can be incorporated into any subject area. Join this workshop to be introduced to the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards and discuss with colleagues the many ways to incorporate them into your everyday instruction.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

44. Green Team Advisor Meet Up (Jan) DATE CHANGE

Program: Center for Sustainability and Climate Education

Audience: Green Team Club Advisors

Dates: 1/30/2023

Do you run a green team, climate justice club, sustainability group, or other similar group of students? Would you like the opportunity to meet with other educators, collaborate, and increase our impact together? This group is for you! Through this networking opportunity, I will share my past experiences as a green team advisor, we will share successes and struggles we've had with our own green teams, and we will work together to find ways to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

45. Nonfiction Refresh: Modifying the Lessons of The 5 Kinds of Nonfiction for the School Library

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-8 School Librarians

Dates: 2/1/2023 to 2/8/2023

5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books by Melissa Stewart and Dr. Marlene Correia is full of amazing ideas and lessons, but often a librarian does not see students daily to implement long projects. Here is an opportunity to look at lessons introducing the five kinds of nonfiction in a library class and modify existing lessons to fit the library schedule.

In this workshop, we will:
1. Look at existing lessons to introduce the five kinds of nonfiction,
2. Explore several of the lessons from the book and modify them for the library,
3. Create a shared document with all of the lessons,
4. Brainstorm more lessons and collaboration possibilities.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Introduce the five kinds of nonfiction to their students.
2. Implement lessons using the five kinds of nonfiction.
3. Apply the ESIFC to the five kinds of nonfiction lessons.
4. Brainstorm ideas on collaborating with classroom teachers.

Prerequisite: Participants must have taken Nonfiction Refresh, Level 1, during fall 2021 or winter 2022 2022.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

46. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 2/3/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

47. Creating the IEP February 2023

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 2/7/2023 to 2/14/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

*This workshop has two sessions: 2/7/2023 and 2/14/2023, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

48. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 2/7/2023

Meeting Times: 4 PM - 6 PM

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field. Intended for TOD professionals.

49. Understanding the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards for grades 4-6

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Library Media Specialists

Dates: 2/9/2023

Students in all grade levels are using technology in their everyday lives. The new NYS standards go into effect next year for high school students and in September 2024 for all K-12 students. These new standards and can be incorporated into any subject area. Join this workshop to be introduced to the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards and discuss with colleagues the many ways to incorporate them into your everyday instruction.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

50. Using choice boards to facilitate differentiated independent learning

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 2/9/2023

Have you ever planned for independent learning only to get stuck bouncing around from student to student reteaching or reminding each one of the same information? Using a choice board to provide help resources can assist students with staying on task by using classroom resources to help them answer their own questions. Join to learn how to easily create a choice board to foster more independent thinkers in your classroom.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

51. Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Classroom Teachers, AIS Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administration, School Psychologists, Speech Therapists

Dates: 2/14/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online

Participants will be able to identify and differentiate between skill-based, fluency-based, and performance-based interventions. This course will provide an overview of how to titrate the intensity of intervention to the learner as a response to instruction.

52. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI): Next Steps (Synchronous)-Two Zoom Sessions of 3 hours each

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: special education teachers, CSE teams, general education teachers, and others interested in furthering their knowledge on specially designed instruction

Dates: 2/15/2023 to 3/1/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Next Steps with Specially Designed Instruction professional development training package is the second in a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This advanced level training is intended to further develop participants' knowledge of specially designed instruction and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning barriers.  Participants will be trained on how specially designed instruction is used alongside other instructional strategies and the process of developing appropriate specially designed instruction based on individual student needs and characteristics. This is a two-session online course offered synchronously. Each session will be 3 hours from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The dates are February 15, 2023, and March 1, 2023.

Zoom Meeting link will be emailed to registrants prior to each session.
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. 
The training is most applicable to those who will be engaging directly in designing, developing and delivering specially designed instruction to students with disabilities.   

53. Understanding the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards for grades 2-3

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Library Media Specialists

Dates: 2/15/2023

Students in all grade levels are using technology in their everyday lives. The new NYS standards go into effect next year for high school students and in September 2024 for all K-12 students. These new standards and can be incorporated into any subject area. Join this workshop to be introduced to the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards and discuss with colleagues the many ways to incorporate them into your everyday instruction.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

54. Overview of Transition in the IEP - Case Study Application

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, and New Special Education Staff Hires

Dates: 2/22/2023

Meeting Times: 2:00pm-4:30pm

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This training will utilize a case study to highlight transition components that are incorporated into a student's IEP the year he/she turns 15 years old. These components include; transition assessments, present levels of performance, transition needs, course of study and coordinated set of activities. Participants are asked to bring student IEPs (age 15+) to the training to reflect on their district's transition practices. It is highly encouraged for participants to complete the training titled, "Overview of Transition in the IEP: Condensed Version" prior to this training.

Participants will:
*Identify and understand key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process 
*Utilize available case studies to apply concepts 
*Utilize optional IEP mapping templates to use in tandem with their own active student IEP
*Be able to directly apply and implement today's concepts into practice with an increased understanding of high-quality transition-focused IEP development

You will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link for this training a few days in advance. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM folder. Otherwise, please contact me directly at Melinda.krafft@dcboces.org with any questions. Thank you!

55. Foundations of Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Gen Ed, Special Ed, Reading/AIS Teachers, Grades K-8

Dates: 2/24/2023

Meeting Times: Friday, February 24, 2023 from 9am-12pm

This PD is the first in a series of trainings based on the science of reading. Consequently, this initial module is not comprehensive. It is designed to be an understandable introduction and meant for a wide audience. 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. List the skills that are essential for proficient reading and how to best teach those skills. A Zoom Link will be sent out prior to the beginning of the PD.

56. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCIS) Training of Trainers (Dutchess County Districts Only - District Pre-approval required)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: This course is for trainers, principals, school counselors/psychologists, teachers, teacher assistants, and other school personnel capable of training crisis intervention techniques.

Dates: 2/27/2023 to 3/3/2023

This intensive five-day TCIS train-the-trainer competency-based certification course provides school districts the opportunity to develop an in-house training capacity in the TCIS curriculum. Participants will develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the TCIS curriculum necessary to deliver the training to staff in their schools. Participants will have the chance to participate, practice, and receive feedback in conducting activities to gain immediate training experience. Training techniques such as role plays, small group discussions, guided fantasies, conducting practice sessions, and using audiovisual aids will be demonstrated. The curriculum is evidence informed and trauma sensitive. Participants will receive all the necessary materials to conduct the TCIS training program in their school district.

This training requires that registrants have received Direct Training in TCI. Please register for that offering being held December 13, December 14, and December 16th. Prior district approval is required to register.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

57. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/28/2023

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 2/28/23 - other dates & separate registration:3/28/23, 4/25/23, 6/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions ( 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.

58. Utilizing technology to spark discussion

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 3/1/2023

Technology lends itself to independent work but it can also be a powerful tool to engage students in discussion. You'll learn the many ways and tools in which technology can ignite meaningful discussions in the classroom, both verbally and in writing. We'll be highlighting the platforms Padlet, Flip, Kami, EdPuzzle and more!

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

59. Understanding the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards for grades K-1

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Library Media Specialists

Dates: 3/2/2023

Students in all grade levels are using technology in their everyday lives. The new NYS standards go into effect next year for high school students and in September 2024 for all K-12 students. These new standards and can be incorporated into any subject area. Join this workshop to be introduced to the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards and discuss with colleagues the many ways to incorporate them into your everyday instruction.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

60. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 3/3/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

61. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Advisory Council

Dates: 3/3/2023

The Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council meets quarterly to recommend policy, review the annual budget, and perform long-range and short-range planning, including overseeing the development of the system's Plan of Service. Participants work to approve the annual system budget and report. School librarians, public librarians, and a Southeastern NY Library Resources Council representative serve on the advisory board.

Meeting Dates:
September 30, 2022
December 2, 2022
March 3, 2023
May 5, 2023

Sign up for each meeting separately on MLP.

62. Creating the IEP March 2023

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education.

Dates: 3/7/2023 to 3/14/2023

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm

*This workshop has two sessions: 3/7/2023 and 3/14/2023, 9:00am - 12:00pm.* Creating The IEP - Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. Participants will develop and begin implementation of a quality IEP with effective Specially Designed Instruction resulting in positive outcomes for students with disabilities and effective collaboration with the general education teachers.

63. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 3/7/2023

Meeting Times: 4 PM - 6 PM

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field. Intended for TOD professionals.

64. Assessment and Feedback in Google Forms

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 3/8/2023

Students benefit from immediate feedback that includes actionable next steps. Learn and practice creating google forms that provide meaningful feedback, resources for independent learning, and ways for to students to deepen their understanding of the content.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

65. CAGD2 - The Curriculum and Assessment Guidance Document for Physical Education Training

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Physical Education Teachers/Staff

Dates: 3/10/2023

The second edition of the Curriculum and Assessment Guidance Document (CAGD2) for Physical Education is a resource that connects the revised New York State Physical Education Learning Standards (2020) with guidance regarding curriculum and assessment recommendations for K-12 Physical Education practitioners and Administrators in New York. The purpose of this document is to provide developmentally appropriate content and sample assessments in physical education that will allow students to acquire the skills, knowledge, confidence, and motivation through participation in quality K-12 Physical Education programs. The revised document is broken into two separate guides: an elementary and secondary version. In addition, the CAGD2 unpacks the revised New York State Physical Education Learning Standards (2020) and includes an amended adapted Physical Education services section.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

66. Elementary School Building Leader Network: Meeting 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary Building Leaders

Dates: 3/16/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Elementary School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Elementary School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/15/22, 11/17/22, 1/19/23, 3/16/23, 5/18/23
All meetings are from 9:30 to 10:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

67. Middle School Building Leader Network: Meeting 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middle School Building Leaders

Dates: 3/20/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/19/22, 11/21/22, 1/23/23, 3/20/23, 5/15/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

68. High School Building Leader Network: Meeting 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Building Leaders

Dates: 3/21/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide High School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide High School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/20/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

69. Director Meeting 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Directors, Supervisors, or District Leaders

Dates: 3/21/2023

At this unusual time in education, we need to collaborate more than ever. Connect with your colleagues in leadership from around the county to discuss the challenges you face, the questions you're seeking to answer, and share the successes you've achieved. We will create a network of colleagues meeting regularly to discuss pertinent topics and exchange ideas. Our network will meet on the third Tuesday of every other month, 9/30/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23 from 10-11am. Registration for each session is separate.

70. Diploma & Credential Options for Students with Disabilities Online Training

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: 6th - 12th grade

Dates: 3/22/2023

Meeting Times: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Online

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Learn about graduation and exiting credential options for students with disabilities including, 4+1 Pathways, the appeals process, local diploma options, safety net options, the Superintendent Determination, the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.

Multiple graduation pathways allow for individual students' strengths, preferences and interests to be considered which is the basis of quality transition programming and planning. Identification of a Pathway is integral for developing a student's course of study and improving student outcomes.

You will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link for this training a few days in advance. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM folder. Otherwise, you may contact me directly at Melinda.krafft@dcboces.org with any questions.

71. Foundations of Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Gen Ed, Special Ed, Reading/AIS Teachers, Grades K-8

Dates: 3/22/2023

Meeting Times: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 9am-12pm

This PD is the first in a series of trainings based on the science of reading. Consequently, this initial module is not comprehensive. It is designed to be an understandable introduction and meant for a wide audience. 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. List the skills that are essential for proficient reading and how to best teach those skills. A Zoom Link will be sent out prior to the beginning of the PD.

72. Orton-Gillingham Associate Training (District Pre-approval required)

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 3/23/2023 to 5/4/2023

The Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator training is a mandatory pre-requisite for attending this course.

The Associate level coursework builds upon the content in Classroom Educator and includes teaching vocabulary, Latin, and more advanced concepts. This class will enable the teacher to directly and explicitly teach students how to read and spell simultaneously using Latin prefixes, roots, and suffixes. It also will refine their writing skills of sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Trainees will also learn to read and interpret a neuropsychological profile. This course is designed for general and special education teachers and those seeking to add to their private practice. Specifically, this level of instruction is designed to allow a teacher/tutor to work one-on-one with a student who has Dyslexia.

Participants will be sent information on how to access the course the week before the event.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

73. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/28/2023

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 3/28/23 - other dates & separate registration: 4/25/23, 6/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions ( 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.
Teaching assistants play a vital role in developing an atmosphere for all learners to flourish. Working with students in small groups provides opportunities to observe, monitor, and attend to students' learning needs. During this training participants will develop knowledge and skills for working with students in small groups.
Teaching assistants play a vital role in developing an atmosphere for all learners to flourish. Working with students in small groups provides opportunities to observe, monitor, and attend to students' learning needs. During this training participants will develop knowledge and skills for working with students in small groups.

76. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for Administrators (Synchronous)

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 3/29/2023

Meeting Times: 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

The Specially Designed Instruction for Administrators professional development training package is the fifth in a suite of trainings on the development and use of specially designed instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities. This training is intended to further develop administrator's knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual student need to address their learning obstacles.
This is a one session online course offered synchronously. The session will be 3 hours from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. The date is: March 29, 2023.
A Zoom Meeting link will be emailed to registrants prior to the session.
Participants will:








• Define and describe specially designed instruction.








• Recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education.








• Identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting.  








• Gain necessary skills for supervision of implementation of SDI.

77. New Teacher Support Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: New Teachers

Dates: 3/29/2023

Being a new teacher can be both rewarding and challenging. This network offers an overview of structures, strategies, and tools for new teachers. Whether you are new to the profession, a school, or a district having the support of other teachers on a similar journey can make a difference. These sessions will provide opportunities for new teachers to connect, share experiences and reflect in meaningful ways that enrich teaching and learning.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Building Trusting Relationships ;
Classroom Management ;
Effective Communication;
Student Engagement and Participation ;
On-going Support Strategies





•ALL TEACHERS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:




•Foster Collaborative Trusting Relationships Focused on Student Learning.

The Network will also meet on:
September 21, 2022
November 14, 2022
January 18, 2023
May 22, 2023




•Zoom information will be shared via email the day before the session.





•Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

78. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 4/14/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

79. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 4/25/2023

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 04/25/23 - other dates & separate registration: 6/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions ( 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.

80. Agency 101 - Connecting Individuals with Disabilities to Adult Services, Virtual Training

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special educators, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, building administrators, and secondary level teachers involved in transition planning.

Dates: 4/26/2023

Meeting Times: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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The goals of this training are to ensure that participants will:
*Recognize the eight different components which comprise self-determination
*Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process
*Recognize the various adult service agencies available in NYS and the different types of services they provide
*Understand the eligibility, referral and application process for each agency

You will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link for this training a few days in advance. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM folder. Otherwise, you may contact me directly at Melinda.krafft@dcboces.org with any questions.

81. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 5/2/2023

Meeting Times: 4 PM - 6 PM

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field. Intended for TOD professionals.

82. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 5/5/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

83. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Advisory Council

Dates: 5/5/2023

The Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council meets quarterly to recommend policy, review the annual budget, and perform long-range and short-range planning, including overseeing the development of the system's Plan of Service. Participants work to approve the annual system budget and report. School librarians, public librarians, and a Southeastern NY Library Resources Council representative serve on the advisory board.

Meeting Dates:
September 30, 2022
December 2, 2022
March 3, 2023
May 5, 2023

Sign up for each meeting separately on MLP.

84. Middle School Building Leader Network: Meeting 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middle School Building Leaders

Dates: 5/15/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/19/22, 11/21/22, 1/23/23, 3/20/23, 5/15/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

85. High School Building Leader Network: Meeting 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Building Leaders

Dates: 5/16/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide High School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide High School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/20/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23
All meetings are from 8:30 to 9:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

86. Director Meeting 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Directors, Supervisors, or District Leaders

Dates: 5/16/2023

At this unusual time in education, we need to collaborate more than ever. Connect with your colleagues in leadership from around the county to discuss the challenges you face, the questions you're seeking to answer, and share the successes you've achieved. We will create a network of colleagues meeting regularly to discuss pertinent topics and exchange ideas. Our network will meet on the third Tuesday of every other month, 9/30/22, 11/15/22, 1/17/23, 3/21/23, 5/16/23 from 10-11am. Registration for each session is separate.

87. Elementary School Building Leader Network: Meeting 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary Building Leaders

Dates: 5/18/2023

Five facilitated meetings provide a forum for building leaders to share challenges, successes, ideas, and best practices. These virtual meetings provide participants opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around timely topics offering opportunity for professional growth and the development of a network of peers.

All principals and assistant principals are invited to join our county-wide Elementary School Building Leader Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen communication and collaboration and can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Elementary School Building Leader meetings are structured to provide a forum to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. Dates scheduled:
9/15/22, 11/17/22, 1/19/23, 3/16/23, 5/18/23
All meetings are from 9:30 to 10:30AM on the Zoom platform with links provided prior to each meeting.
Please note: Network members may decide to switch particular dates to in-person meetings at a hosting school and extend beyond one hour. These determinations will be made at the discretion of building leaders based on interest and availability.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

88. New Teacher Support Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: New Teachers

Dates: 5/22/2023

Being a new teacher can be both rewarding and challenging. This network offers an overview of structures, strategies, and tools for new teachers. Whether you are new to the profession, a school, or a district having the support of other teachers on a similar journey can make a difference. These sessions will provide opportunities for new teachers to connect, share experiences and reflect in meaningful ways that enrich teaching and learning.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Building Trusting Relationships ;
Classroom Management ;
Effective Communication;
Student Engagement and Participation ;
On-going Support Strategies





•ALL TEACHERS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:




•Foster Collaborative Trusting Relationships Focused on Student Learning.

The Network will also meet on:
September 21, 2022
November 14, 2022
January 18, 2023
March 29, 2023




•Zoom information will be shared via email the day before the session.





•Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

89. C.A.I.T Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 6/2/2023

The Curriculum Assessment and Instructional Technology (C.A.I.T.) Council meets monthly to discuss district technology planning and implementation in order to support curriculum and instructional practices to improve student learning. C.A.I.T members, including Directors of Technology, Technology Integration Specialists, and/or participants designated to attend by district leadership, discuss staff development initiatives including best practices and uses of instructional technology. The council will explore successful initiatives from a variety of sources in order to work together to best assess the effectiveness of technology on teaching and learning within our county, districts and schools.

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

90. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 6/6/2023

Meeting Times: 4 PM - 6 PM

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field. Intended for TOD professionals.

91. Team Implementation Guidance

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 6/13/2023

Meeting Times: 9am - 12pm - 06/13/23

This series of monthly half-day work sessions ( 12/20, 1/24, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 6/13) will provide teams with an opportunity to work on tasks related to the implementation of:
-Tier 1 Behavior Supports or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
-Tier 1 Academics and Instructional Practices
-Tier 2 Behavior Supports (e.g. Social Skills Instruction, Mentoring, Reentry Planning for Suspended Students)
-Tier 2 Academic Supports and Interventions (Identify Evidence-based interventions and Supports, Progress Monitoring Impact)
-Tier 3 Behavior (Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans)
-Tier 3 Academics (Intensive Academic Support)
-Special Education Systems
-Culturally Responsive Education
-Systems to Improve Transition to Post-Secondary
-Code of Conduct Revisions
Support and consultation from the Regional Partnership Center (RPC) specialists will be available to teams that attend this work session. Prior to attending, teams should: identify applicable stakeholders/team members that can consistently attend the series;, identify areas they wish to target (see list list above and survey below); and, obtain current school and district resources and materials to use during the sessions. Specialty level RPC support and guidance will be available throughout the sessions based on team needs.

92. Transition Assessment Series: Part 1 - Introduction

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Teachers, CSE Chairperson, Guidance Counselors, School Psychologists

Dates: 6/14/2023

Meeting Times: 2:00pm-4:30pm

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The goals of this training are to ensure participants will:

1. Identify what transition is and why it's important
2. Learn basic career development theory
3. Identify New York State (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment
4. Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence

Registered participants will be emailed the Zoom link prior to the training. As a result, please check spam/junk mail if the link is not received two days in advance.