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1. Multi-tiered Systems of Support Network Improvement Community for Administrators

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: School-building and District Level Administrators

Dates: 5/25/2020 to 6/29/2020

Meeting Times: Monday's from 4:00 pm - 5:00pm

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This targeted skills group is intended for administrators that are interested in increasing the efficiency of current district/school-wide Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. Participants will spend time exploring critically important yet often overlooked Tier 1/Universal Supports. Additionally, participants will discuss targeted evidence-based practices that will support students that have not responded to universal supports. Systems, practices, and support will be provided related to data collection and data-based decision making. Opportunities to network and share current practices will be provided. This network improvement community will focus on both academic and behavioral supports. At our initial meeting we will revisit scheduling to ensure we have a meeting that works for participants schedule.

2. Fundamentals of SDI Online Workshop

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Administrators, CSE Chairperson

Dates: 5/26/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00am-3:00pm on 5/19

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Specially Designed Instruction. One-Hour Live Online Learning. The rest of the time is geared towards independent study. You will be given a few days to complete each mini-activity. Six CTLE Credits. One Day Workshop. This workshop will provide a foundation for addressing the needs of students with disabilities. Educators will have the opportunity to review the importance of universal academic support, evidence-based practices, and develop strategies for their individual students. This workshop teaches the basic fundamentals of specially designed instruction (SDI) required by Federal and State regulations for students receiving special education services. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to: Define Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI, Differentiate SDI from general education instruction, Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI, Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications, and Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training. Day One: 9:00-10:00 = live check-in. 10:00-11:45 = independent study. 11:45-12:00 = live check-in. 12:00-1:00 = break for lunch. 1:00-2:30 = independent study. 2:30-3:00 = live check-out. Participants will be emailed all relevant links prior to the training start date.

3. Facilitated Forums: Physical Education/Health

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/26/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

4. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Science

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/26/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

5. Leadership in Distance Learning

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: district leadership, building leaders, department chairs, lead teachers

Dates: 5/26/2020 to 6/9/2020

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Reviewing your current instruction practices to prepare for a future that includes blended and distance learning, these sessions will support your understanding of best practices in order to develop a thoughtful instructional program that supports all learners.

Session 1: Context and Considerations for Refection

• Overview of best practices for distance learning to provide a baseline and vocabulary to support reflection and discussions on preparations for eLearning

Session 2: Examining Success, Obstacles and Areas of Need in Context

• Overview of common areas of needs and best practices for addressing concerns in each

Session 3: Planning for Future eLearning, Blended, and Traditional Technology Integration

• Overview of models for technology integration in blended and traditional learning environments; divining deeper into best practices for preparing for the eLearning including community and family connections

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of ClassTechTips.com. Monica was part of her school's leadership team and was a vocal advocate for bringing one-to-one technology into her classroom. Realizing the power of digital tools in the classroom, Monica started ClassTechTips.com to provide a resource for educators. Since starting ClassTechTips.com, Monica has presented to teachers, administrators and tech-enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, FETC and EduTECH. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia. Monica is the author of Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom (ASCD), #FormativeTech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scalable Formative Assessment with Technology (Corwin), Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality (Corwin), and co-author of 40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark.

6. Connecting with Youth and Families in a time of Crisis (Secondary Schools)

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/27/2020

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The school closure caused by the COVID-19 crisis has created a profound disruption in all of our lives. As we reach out to families--virtually or in person (but at a distance)--we have an opportunity to connect in different and possibly deeper ways. This workshop will focus on sharing and exploring strategies for connecting and building relationships with young people and families even from a distance. How can we practice strategies for building relationships virtually such as expressing interest, listening without an agenda and sharing some of ourselves? What can we do to ensure we maintain (and possibly) strengthen our connections in these uncertain times?

7. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Math

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/27/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

8. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Building Administrators

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/27/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

9. Book Club for Secondary Educators - "Not So Pure and Simple" by Lamar Giles

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary School Educators, Teacher Assistants and Aides

Dates: 5/27/2020

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Join us for a one-hour discussion of current and uplifting young adult novels. Participants will read the book and be ready to discuss the work during the ZOOM hour. The webinar access information will be sent to participants after registering on MLP.

"Not So Pure and Simple" by Lamar Giles

"Del has had a crush on Kiera Westing since kindergarten. And now, during their junior year, she's finally available. So when Kiera volunteers for an opportunity at their church, Del's right behind her. Though he quickly realizes he's inadvertently signed up for a Purity Pledge. His dad thinks his wires are crossed, and his best friend, Qwan, doesn't believe any girl is worth the long game. But Del's not about to lose his dream girl, and that's where fellow pledger Jameer comes in. He can put in the good word. In exchange, Del just has to get answers to the Pledgers' questions...about sex ed.

With other boys circling Kiera like sharks, Del needs to make his move fast. But as he plots and plans, he neglects to ask the most important question: What does Kiera want? He can't think about that too much, though, because once he gets the girl, it'll all sort itself out. Right?" - Harper Collins Publishing

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.

10. Diversity in School Libraries PLN - Expanding Our Horizon Spring Series

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 5/27/2020 to 6/3/2020

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Join the Dutchess County School Library Diversity PLN as we explore approaches to increasing equity in our library programs. Our revised spring session is a six-hour blend of asynchronous (3-hours) and synchronous (3-hours) learning and discussion. The synchronous sessions will be via Zoom video conferencing. Participants will need access to a computer/laptop, microphone and webcam. Participants will complete assignments before each of the 1.5-hour Zoom sessions.

Schedule:
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - Before our first meeting participants will watch a 1.5 hour pre-recorded webinar "Expanding Our Horizons: Building Diverse Collections in School Libraries" with Dr. April Dawkins from UNC Greensboro. Participants will be assigned 3-4 articles to read before the next meeting date.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - Participants will come to our second meeting prepared to discuss the assigned articles. The facilitators will guide us through a discussion around auditing a book order, promotion/programming, and problematic children's books.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Identify the steps in conducting a diversity audit
2. Apply basic auditing concepts to assess their ordering practices
3. Explore ways to promote the library collection
4. Identify some common stereotypes and tropes
5. Begin an action plan to make changes

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Diversity audits
2. Collection development resources for diversity
3. Improving visibility of diverse titles

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. Family Engagement: Communication and Culture Online Workshop

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members).

Dates: 5/28/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm on 05/28/2020

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This webinar is designed to introduce educators to concepts of communication and culture that impact the ways educators and educational organizations (EOs) interact with families. Some of the key ideas that will be discussed in the two-part webinar: ● Examine the role of communication in schooling and how culture influences the way we communicate in our respective roles (administrators, teachers, etc.). ● Explore the concept of culture & connect with the idea of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education. ● Explore strategies for effective collaboration between families, caregivers, and schools to support students in the special education process. This workshop will consist of a live check-in via Zoom at 9 am (30 minutes) on 5/28 and a live check-out via Zoom at 1 pm (30 minutes). Registered participants will receive all relevant links 24 hours before the day of the workshop. ***If they do not hear from us within 24-hours prior to the workshop, check your spam folder or contact the facilitator at Dagmar.Luciano@DCBOCES.ORG The workshop will be self-paced on Google Classrooms. Participants will view and complete all assignments at their own pace and submit all work by 2 pm. Participants will receive 4 CTLE credits when all assignments are submitted and they attend both mandatory live sessions.

12. Transition in the IEP

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, CSE Chairpersons,

Dates: 5/28/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

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Participants will: -Understand transition services and the practice of implementation as delineated in New York State Education Law and Regulations; -Capture and implement these practices into a clearly articulated process; -Develop practices that support appropriately developed Individualized Education Programs (IEPs); and -Increase a successful transition of youth with disabilities in New York State. Note: This one day workshop will consist of a live morning check-in at 9:00AM via Zoom as well as live afternoon check-ins. Participants will be using Google Classroom to review material and complete activities at their own pace. Additional time will be given to participants to complete all activities which will be due on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 3:00PM. Registered participants will be e-mailed all relevant links prior to 5/28/20.

13. Taking Care of Ourselves: Self-Care for Educators

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 5/28/2020

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"It's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It's necessary." -- Mandy Hale
As the quote indicates, taking care of ourselves is not only a priority, it's necessary for our well-being.
This 60 minute facilitated session will provide opportunities to:
check in with other participants navigating our new Covid-19 experiences, explore the concepts of self-compassion and mindfulness, learn some strategies to use for practicing self-care, gain insight about the importance of having a "self-care" plan; and share "bright spots"
The session will use the Zoom meeting platform. Zoom links will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled session. >br/> 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.

14. Facilitated Forums: Librarians-Secondary

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/28/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

15. Facilitated Forums: Music

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 5/28/2020

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

16. Elementary/Middle Educators Book Discussion - "Pay Attention, Carter Jones" by Gary D. Schmidt

Program: School Library System

Audience: Dutchess County K-8 Educators

Dates: 5/28/2020

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Join us each week for a one-hour discussion of current and uplifting elementary/middle novels. Participants will read the book and be ready to discuss the work during the ZOOM hour. The Zoom link will be sent to participants after registering on MLP.

"Pay Attention, Carter Jones" by Gary D. Schmidt

"Schmidt fuses pathos and humor in this adroitly layered novel. Opening each chapter with a definition of a cricket term, Schmidt weaves the sport's jargon into the narrative, further enriching the verbal badinage and reinforcing the affecting bond between a hurting boy and a compassionate man."-Publishers Weekly

17. Ways to Connect with Students and Families Virtually

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: district leadership, building leaders, teachers

Dates: 5/28/2020

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There are lots of ways to use technology to connect with students and families virtually. In this session, join Dr. Monica Burns as she takes you through strategies and technology tools to make this happen. You'll learn how to use your current communication channels and set up alternate communication channels to connect with your community. This session will also include an overview of how to set up newsletters and simple landing pages with information and resources for families.

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of ClassTechTips.com. Monica was part of her school's leadership team and was a vocal advocate for bringing one-to-one technology into her classroom. Realizing the power of digital tools in the classroom, Monica started ClassTechTips.com to provide a resource for educators. Since starting ClassTechTips.com, Monica has presented to teachers, administrators and tech-enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, FETC and EduTECH. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia. Monica is the author of Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom (ASCD), #FormativeTech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scalable Formative Assessment with Technology (Corwin), Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality (Corwin), and co-author of 40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark.

If you are paying by check, please make include name of session and make check payable DCBOCES (5 BOCES Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Attn: Karen Brady)

18. Kinesthetic Strategies to Improve Math Outcomes for the Classroom, Online and Home Instruction

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Pre-K - Grade 5 educators

Dates: 5/28/2020

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This interactive presentation offers kinesthetic strategies that support the modules, build number sense and critical thinking, and increase a student's fluency and ability to focus and understand. All participants will receive the Math & Movement Training Manual e-book, and six digital skip counting banners.

Target Audience: Pre-K-5

Why Would This Benefit You?

We understand the challenges of coming up with new ways to present materials. We want to present you with new content and ideas that you can use in your classroom, online, or during home instruction.

You will learn new strategies for increasing student engagement, making math fun, teaching kinesthetic learners, building number sense, and bringing the joy of learning back into the classroom!

BIO

Suzy Koontz, Founder and CEO of Learn Thru Movement, is an actuary, an educational consultant, a math teacher, and the creator of Math & Movement, Movement & Literacy and over 150 kinesthetic teaching tools. As the author of over 15 books, Suzy's passion is helping students recognize their ability to learn and helping them lead healthier lives while achieving academic success. Suzy's mission is for ALL students to be on grade level in math and reading. As a national presenter for schools, conferences and PTA/O, Suzy shares how movement-based learning can assist in accomplishing this goal. Suzy's work has been featured in television, radio and print. Please see Suzy's media performances, at https://mathandmovement.com/

19. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 6/1/2020

Meeting Times: 4:00 PM - 6:00 MP

Location: Room 115

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet to discuss issues relevant to their field

20. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 6/2/2020 to 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6/2/20, Wednesday 6/3/20, Monday 6/8/20, Tuesday 6/9/20 from 8:30 - 3:30 & Monday 6/15/20 from 8:15 - 11:15

Location: TLC

5 Day Series: 6/2/20, 6/3/20, 6/8/20, 6/9/20, 6/15/20
In this 5 day training (plus optional half-day CPSE module), Chairpersons will gain an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the following aspects of Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education: The approximate breakdown of topics are as followed:
1. Regulatory Foundations (Day 1)
2. Referral (Day 1)
3. Evaluation (Day 2)
4. Eligibility (Day 2)
5. IEP Development (Days 3 & 4)
6. IEP Implementation (Day 5)
7. Annual Review (Day 5)
8. Reevaluation (Day 5)
9. Effective Meetings (Day 5)
10. CPSE (separate registration required)
To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9. This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email with which session(s) you will be attending - brian.orzell@dcboces.org. This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

21. Supporting Our Students and Families: Considerations for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 6/2/2020

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"Every child deserves a champion; an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be."
Rita Pierson/teacher
Educators understand the power of strong connections with their students. Educators working in trauma sensitive schools know the importance of safe and supportive schools and looking at the school environment/culture through a trauma lens. How do we take these priorities and practices and adapt to distance learning in order to support learning and keep connections strong with our students and families?
This 60 minute facilitated session will provide opportunities to:
check in with other participants navigating our new Covid-19 experiences, gain insight into four core priorities for trauma-informed distance learning discuss considerations/strategies for applying the trauma-sensitive lens to distance learning, explore some resources to assist our families to be able to support their students and; share "bright spots"
The session will use the Zoom meeting platform. Zoom links will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled session. >br/> 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.

22. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS - Social Studies

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/2/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

23. Facilitated Forums: Special Educators

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/2/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

24. Facilitated Forums: Librarians-Elementary

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/2/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

25. Facilitated Forums: K-2

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/2/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

26. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS- ELA

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/3/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

27. Facilitated Forums: World Languages

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/3/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

28. Facilitated Forums: Elementary Building Administrators

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/3/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

30. Facilitated Forums: Arts

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/4/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

31. Taking Care of Ourselves: Self-Care for Educators

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 6/4/2020

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"It's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It's necessary." -- Mandy Hale
As the quote indicates, taking care of ourselves is not only a priority, it's necessary for our well-being.
This 60 minute facilitated session will provide opportunities to:
check in with other participants navigating our new Covid-19 experiences, explore the concepts of self-compassion and mindfulness, learn some strategies to use for practicing self-care, gain insight about the importance of having a "self-care" plan; and share "bright spots"
The session will use the Zoom meeting platform. Zoom links will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled session. >br/> 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.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

33. Facilitated Forums: 3-5

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/4/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

34. Facilitated Forums: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 6/4/2020

CPSE/CSE Chairperson Facilitated Forums This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where Chairpersons can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate virtual Annual Review meetings in the Mid-Hudson region. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting.

35. Facilitated Forums: AIS

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/8/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

36. Facilitated Forums: Related Services

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/8/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

37. Facilitated Forums: K-3 Literacy

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/8/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

38. Facilitated Forums: Physical Education/Health

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/9/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

39. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Science

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/9/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

40. NYS Diploma & Credential Options for Students with Disabilities Online Training

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: 6th - 12th grade

Dates: 6/10/2020

Meeting Times: June 10, 2020 9:30 - 12:30

Location: Room 137

Participants will learn about;

• the meaning of self-determination

• credit requirements for graduation

• multiple pathways to Regents diploma

• appeal eligibility criteria

• safety nets for students with disabilities

• exiting credentials

41. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Math

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/10/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

42. Facilitated Forums: MS/HS Building Administrators

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/10/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

43. Family Engagement: Communication and Culture Online Workshop

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members).

Dates: 6/11/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm on 05/28/2020

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This webinar is designed to introduce educators to concepts of communication and culture that impact the ways educators and educational organizations (EOs) interact with families. Some of the key ideas that will be discussed in the two-part webinar: ● Examine the role of communication in schooling and how culture influences the way we communicate in our respective roles (administrators, teachers, etc.). ● Explore the concept of culture & connect with the idea of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education. ● Explore strategies for effective collaboration between families, caregivers, and schools to support students in the special education process. This workshop will consist of a live check-in via Zoom at 9 am (30 minutes) on 6/11 and a live check-out via Zoom at 1 pm (30 minutes). Registered participants will receive all relevant links 24 hours before the day of the workshop. ***If they do not hear from us within 24-hours prior to the workshop, check your spam folder or contact the facilitator at Dagmar.Luciano@DCBOCES.ORG The workshop will be self-paced on Google Classrooms. Participants will view and complete all assignments at their own pace and submit all work by 2 pm. Participants will receive 4 CTLE credits when all assignments are submitted and they attend both mandatory live sessions.

44. Music Collegiate Circle

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Music teacher leaders and Music chairs

Dates: 6/11/2020

This session will enable music teacher leaders and chairs to come together to discuss positives as well as issues that are going on in their district.
Leaders will join together to share ideas, brainstorm solutions, as well as work together to create professional development music opportunities for their music teachers within their district.

45. Facilitated Forums: Librarians-Secondary

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 6/11/2020

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller This is a one hour facilitated forum meeting every other week, using the Zoom meeting platform. This forum is intended to be a shared online space where job-alike or subject-alike educators can meet, check-in, and collaborate. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other as we continue to navigate distance learning in Dutchess County. Some possible focus areas may be: planning and prioritizing learning, engaging and motivating students, considering the social-emotional learning needs of our students as we provide meaningful content/activities, and deeper dives into some of the amazing resources that have already been shared in our previous forum meetings. The Zoom links to our meetings will be sent to participants the night before the scheduled meeting. "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." ~George Bernard Shaw

46. C.A.I.T. Meeting- June

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 6/12/2020

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.

47. CPSE Chairperson Module - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: Monday 6/15/20 - 12:00-3:00

Location: TLC

*Registration is for the CPSE Module only*
The CPSE Chairperson training module is an optional component of the NYSED vetted CPSE/CSE Chairperson training. The purpose of this module is to provide CPSE Chairpersons with an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the facilitation of the CPSE process. Specific areas of focus will include:




•CPSE responsibilities related to procedures specific to referral, evaluation, eligibility, recommendation, and continuum of services for preschool students with disabilities.




•CPSE timelines




•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE




•State Performance Plan (SPP) indicators relating to pre-school
This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

48. ITSAC Meeting - June 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 6/19/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: 301

ITSAC is the Information Technology Services Advisory Committee. The meeting is chaired by Dutchess BOCES Learning Technology Coordinator, Mark Stein. Selected Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate) are invited to participate in the meeting.

49. Adaptive Schools Seminar

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: District and Building Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators, Instructional Coaches, Classroom Teachers

Dates: 6/29/2020 to 7/14/2020

The Adaptive Schools Seminars present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society.

The training not only explores what makes teams effective, but how to develop skills as facilitators and informed group members in informal and formal settings, in small and large groups. It takes participants beyond the idea of professional learning communities to the actual implementation, describing specific ways to weave the collaborative fabric of a faculty, develop group member skills, and acquire the principles and understandings to engage in a continuous cycle of team and individual improvement. Adaptive Schools is the "how" of professional learning communities: how to behave in groups, how to lead them, and how to facilitate them for improved leading, teaching, and learning.

In this four-day Adaptive Schools Seminar, participants will develop:
An increased capacity to initiate, develop and sustain high functioning groups
New lenses for diagnosing the stages and phases of group development
An expanded repertoire of practical facilitation tools
Understandings of when and how to engage groups in dialogue and discussion, the limitations, forms and values of each
Skills to move groups beyond consensus to common focus
Ways to value and use dissension, argument and conflict
Strategies for keeping group members on track, on topic, energized and resourceful

Cost: $425pp will be billed in June 2020, $425 will be billed in July 2020.

50. Responsive Classroom / Elementary Core Classroom | ARLINGTON CSD PREAPPROVED STAFF ONLY

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 8/3/2020 to 8/6/2020

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Participants engaging in Responsive Classroom virtual workshops and courses will receive world-class professional development. Through attending this experimental and informative online professional development, participants will learn how to create a balance between academic and social-emotional learning through key teaching practices. our team is prepared to provide an exceptional learning experience via the Zoom platform where participants will build relationships authentically, engage with colleagues in meaningful ways, and learn strategies for creating safe, joyful, and engaging school communities.

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.

AGENDA
8:15am - Participants log in to Zoom
8:30am - 10:30am: Adult community building and part one
10:30am - 11:00am: Break
11:00am - 12:30pm: Part two
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm: Part three and closing

51. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 8/4/2020 to 8/13/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesday 8/4/20, Wednesday 8/5/20, Tuesday 8/11/20, Wednesday 8/12/20 from 8:30-3:30 & Thursday 8/13//20 from 8:30 - 11:30

Location: Admin Conf, Room

5 Day Series: 8/4/20, 8/5/20, 8/11/20, 8/12/20, 8/13/20
In this 5 day training (plus optional half-day CPSE module), Chairpersons will gain an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the following aspects of Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education: The approximate breakdown of topics are as followed:
1. Regulatory Foundations (Day 1)
2. Referral (Day 1)
3. Evaluation (Day 2)
4. Eligibility (Day 2)
5. IEP Development (Days 3 & 4)
6. IEP Implementation (Day 5)
7. Annual Review (Day 5)
8. Reevaluation (Day 5)
9. Effective Meetings (Day 5)
10. CPSE (separate registration required)
To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9. This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email with which session(s) you will be attending - brian.orzell@dcboces.org. This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

52. CPSE Chairperson Module - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 8/13/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday 8/13/20 - 12:30-3:30

Location: Admin Conf. Room

*Registration is for the CPSE Module only*

The CPSE Chairperson training module is an optional component of the NYSED vetted CPSE/CSE Chairperson training. The purpose of this module is to provide CPSE Chairpersons with an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the facilitation of the CPSE process. Specific areas of focus will include:



•CPSE responsibilities related to procedures specific to referral, evaluation, eligibility, recommendation, and continuum of services for preschool students with disabilities.



•CPSE timelines



•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE



•State Performance Plan (SPP) indicators relating to pre-school
This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.