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1. Elementary Principals Network - NOTE NEW TIME FOR MAY MEETING: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary principals

Dates: 5/22/2019

Starting Today
This network of building leaders will meet six times to share best leadership practices, examine strategies, unpack new initiatives and state mandates, and benefit from the collective intelligence and expertise of their colleagues.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in school building leadership
- Identify professional areas of expertise and needed growth
- Share experiences, techniques, and practices that promote effective leadership

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Leadership strategies
- Professional Conversations

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.

2. OPALS Annual User Group Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Library Automation Coser 541.000 Participants - School Librarians and Library Support Staff

Dates: 5/28/2019

Starting Soon
This full day workshop will provide an opportunity for OPALS users who are members of the Dutchess BOCES Library Automation Coser 541.000 to learn more about important features related to the system from Harry Chan, CEO of Media Flex.

Lauren Bogatay, from OverDrive will also give an update on Sora, an upcoming platform changes for electronic and electronic audio books.

Kristine Werkheiser, Library Automation Specialist, will give an overview of Inventory and ILL procedures.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
-Upgrades to the OPALS system
-OverDrive - Sora
-ILL via OPALS and SEAL
-Inventory procedures

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL:
-Receive information regarding important changes to both the OPALS system and OverDrive
-Have an opportunity to give input to and receive guidance from expert Harry Chan
-Preview the upcoming changes to OverDrive
-Receive guidance pertaining to inventory and ILL procedures
-Receive information and guidance regarding integration of print and electronic resources

Lunch will be provided!

3. LIVE LABS: Density Matters - Sink or Float: How the Structure of Matter Affects Both

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers K-12

Dates: 5/29/2019

With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new professional development series based on experiential learning. Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.
Each Live Lab will explore:the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry; how the Crosscutting Concepts can be explicitly taught through each Live Lab; what the Science and Engineering Practices look like in action; how the NYS Science Learning Standards can be bundled to form cohesive storylines.
Cost: $450 per district for the Live LABS Series | Come to one or come to allů For members of the School Improvement CoSer.
DENSITY MATTERS - SINK OR FLOAT: HOW THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER AFFECTS BOTH: Molecular packaging matters! This Live Lab takes teachers on a learning journey inside the world of molecular packaging. We’ll explore the effect of solids, liquids, and gasses on density. Participants will create their own “Density Wands” and use these to explore the questions about the relationship between matter and density. (K-12)- Physical Science

4. Testing Accommodations - Location: Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: General & Special Education teachers, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Building Administrators, Special Education Administrators, CSE Chairpeople

Dates: 5/30/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

At this half-day workshop, participants will:




•Learn the purpose of Testing Accommodation




•Explore tools to determine appropriate testing accommodations




•Learn how to document Testing Accommodations on the IEP




•Learn and practice the procedures for test reading and scribing This workshop must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation. Participants will be notified in the event of schedule changes via My Learning Plan account. For workshop questions contact: Brian Orzell (845) 486-4840 ext. 3109 brian.orzell@dcboces.org For registration questions contact: Kimberly Cannon (845) 486-4840 ext. 3136 kimberly.cannon@dcboces.org

5. Student-Directed IEP Process Showcase Location: Ulster BOCES/Jane Bullowa Conference Center

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: All

Dates: 5/31/2019

Meeting Times: Friday May 31- 8:30-12:00

Location: N/W

For the past two years, the Mid-Hudson RSE-TASC and the Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center have co-facilitated the series; The Student-Directed IEP Process. This event is an opportunity for our 2018-19 project participants to showcase their work to develop a Student-Directed IEP process within their districts/schools. Teams will be highlighting their work through short presentations and will be available to answer questions. This showcase celebrates an increase in meaningful student and family participation in IEP development and IEP meetings. A student-directed IEP process refers to a range of methods, strategies, and approaches that are designed to provide support to students with disabilities for participating in the IEP process to the maximum extent possible. This leads to more successful post-secondary outcomes and is directly supported by NYSED’s Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.

6. HVTOD Roundtable

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 6/3/2019

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

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

7. ***NEW JUNE 2019 DATE***Transition Assessments and Planning for Students with High Support Needs Location: Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: All district and approved private school staff working to develop transition plans for students with severe disabilities; PPS Directors, Building Administrators, CSE Chairs, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, and School Psychologists

Dates: 6/4/2019

Meeting Times: Tuesday, June 4, 2019; 8:30am-3:30pm

Location: RSE-TASC Conference Room

This full day workshop is focused on transition assessments and planning for a specific student population; students with high support needs, and their individual needs and considerations throughout the transition planning process. This workshop will provide information on transition planning, transition assessments and resources for youth whose post-secondary goals mostly include post-secondary programs with adult agencies. The workshop will be co-facilitated by one of the RSE-TASC's Transition Specialist, the Non-District Specialist, and the Outreach Coordinator from the Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center During this workshop, we will cover strategies for transition planning, appropriate transition assessments, post-secondary goals, and adult agency information. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

8. CPSE/CSE Chairperson training -Location: Orange/Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Directors of PPS/Special Education, School Psychologists, Subcommittee Chairs

Dates: 6/5/2019 to 6/19/2019

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30 Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Thursday, June 6, 2019, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Thursday, June 13, 2019, Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Location: Conference Room B

In this five 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: This is the approximate breakdown of topics 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 November 1 To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9 Presenter: Brian Orzell - Regional Training Specialist This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. Participants will receive a binder and a flash drive. The binder will contain paper copies of all materials required for the in-person training. The flash drive will contain additional memos and guidance materials that are important resources for Chairpersons. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email that you are making up a session. This training must have a minimum of 8 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation. For more information about the training: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/techassist/rsetasc/profdevelop.htm For workshop questions contact: Brian Orzell (845) 486-4840 ext. 3109 brian.orzell@dcboces.org

9. NWEA MAP® Growth Data to Maximize Growth For All Students

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: k-12 Educators

Dates: 6/5/2019

NWEA® and Dutchess BOCES invite you to join other NWEA partners. Get best practices, tips and practical support from NWEA staff and learn how to use MAP® Growth´┐½½ data to maximize growth for all students. This event is perfect for administrators, instructional leaders, teachers and coaches. Register now to:





• Learn how district leaders use MAP Growth data to focus instruction and close achievement gaps and understand how New York districts incorporate growth data for continuous improvement





• Discover what's new with our MAP Suite including our latest innovative tool to asses reading fluency and comprehension, MAP® Reading Fluency´┐½½





• Take a deeper dive into the most important reports to inform instruction, track growth and help close the achievement gap Please come prepared to share how you use data to inform instruction ´┐½½ these meetings are a great opportunity to share best practices and success stories. BREAKFAST will be provided. Please bring your laptop.

10. C.A.I.T. Meeting - JUNE

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Tech Integration Specialists, Technology Directors, Teachers

Dates: 6/7/2019

The Curriculum and Assessment and Instructional Technology (CAIT) council will discuss technology planning as it relates to curriculum and staff development including the best practices and uses of instructional technology. The group will include tech directors, classroom teachers, technology integration specialists, along with building and/or district administrators and open to collaboration with any relevant parties. The committee 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. The committee will meet regularly and develop recommendations based on a collective process.

11. Ulster County Transition Council-Informal Planning Meeting @ Highland Central School District-Highland High School Conference Room

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: All stakeholders involved with students with disabilities and transition planning and services-

Dates: 6/14/2019

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

Location: Highland High School Conference Room E-32 320 Panc

The Ulster County Transition Council is a group of voluntary members including individuals from Ulster County school districts; state agencies; community-based organizations; post-secondary education programs and parent groups. Each key stakeholder contributes unique perspectives during monthly meetings to facilitate a student-centered collaborative effort between families, schools, agencies and community to create stronger partnerships for students to successfully transition from school to adult life. We welcome you to attend or send a representative to engage in important discussions on supports, services and opportunities for students with disabilities to successfully transition to post secondary outcomes.

12. CPSE Chairperson Training Module-Location: Orange/Ulster

Program: Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC)

Audience: Audience: CPSE/CSE Chairpersons, Directors of PPS/Special Education, School Psychologists, Subcommittee Chairs

Dates: 6/20/2019

Meeting Times: Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:00-12:00

Location: Conference Room B

*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

13. ITSAC Meeting - June 2019

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 6/21/2019

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

Location: Room 137

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.

14. Technologies for the Math Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Secondary math teachers

Dates: 7/1/2019

Finding the right technology to integrate effectively in a secondary math classroom can be difficult. Using the "workshop model" as a guide for how to structure activities, participants will explore the best tech tools for students to explore, learn and model with mathematics. If you have heard of Desmos, Geogebra, or Khanacademy, but need time to explore how these tools can be integrated into your instruction, this workshop is for you.

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.

15. New Mentoring Training

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 7/10/2019 to 7/12/2019

For beginning teachers skillful mentoring significantly increases confidence as instructional problem-solvers and decision makers. This training offers 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 insuring 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/ADMINISTRATORS 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.
THREE DAYS: July 10, 2019, July 11, 2019, and July 12, 2019

16. Responsive Classroom/Elementary Core Course / LIMITED TO PREAPPROVED EDUCATORS

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 7/16/2019 to 7/19/2019

Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. This workshop, including the books and resources that will be distributed, will help elementary educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive.

17. ReLET: Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified K-12 Administrators who are responsible for evaluating teachers

Dates: 7/16/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for TEACHER Evaluators
This half-day workshop for lead evaluators of teachers is designed to promote quality and consistency in teacher evaluation in accordance with Education Law 3012-d. Participants will view video(s) of instruction, collect objective, representative evidence, align evidence to the district approved rubric, and discuss conclusions about teaching and learning with colleagues. District administrative teams are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

• Practice evidence collection and alignment

• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring

• Professional Conversations

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.

18. What's Trending?: Current Technology Trends and your Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K- 12 Classroom teachers. Librarians. Technology Instructors.

Dates: 7/18/2019

Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of technology available to use in your classroom? Come learn about trending technology tools usable in all grade levels. These new tools, plus updates to some of your favorites, were introduced at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) summer conference. Also, learn about assessing tech tools using the Triple E Framework from the book, Learning First, Technology Second by Dr. Liz Kolb. https://www.tripleeframework.com/about.html

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
* Discuss trending technology tools
* Choose an appropriate technology tool using the Triple E Framework Rubric
* Learn how to apply the Triple E Framework

TOPICS INCLUDE:
* Trending technology tools
* Triple E Framework
* ISTE Standards

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. PET Initial: Lead Evaluator Training for Principal Evaluators - Initial

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: District Administrators responsible for evaluating principals who have not been trained as lead evaluators

Dates: 7/23/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Initial
for PRINCIPAL Evaluators
State required initial training for lead evaluators of principals. This two-day workshop covers the nine areas of training which are prerequisite for new evaluators to meet the requirements of initial lead evaluator status.
TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards

• Evidence-based observation techniques

• Application and use of the New York State approved principal practice rubrics

• APPR Regulations including HEDI scoring and SLOs

• Statewide Instructional Reporting System

• Application and use of the student growth and value-added growth models

• Special considerations for evaluating principals of English Language Learners or Students with Disabilities

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

• Articulate all aspects of the Regents Reform Agenda

• Use the evidence cycle in the observation process

• Explain SLO and state growth scores

• Review locally selected measures

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.

20. DATA WISE Summer Institute

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 7/23/2019 to 7/30/2019

Making sense of data is critical, but so too is the process for ensuring this data impacts teaching and learning. The Data Wise model provides the tools and protocols to enable you to engage in an effective collaborative process around data. The Data Wise improvement process provides a clear, carefully tested blueprint that educators can use to examine a wide range of data and engage in conversations that drive instructional improvement.

During the Data Wise Summer Institute we will:







• Learn how to establish a supportive community around data and change






• Create data visualizations






• Discuss data to enhance teaching and learning






• Identify problems of practice as well as effective related teaching practices






• Infuse a classroom inter-visitation as a practice






• Explore how the Data Wise improvement process brings coherence to the core work of schools






• Cultivate the habits of mind that improve team effectiveness and foster a supportive culture of improvement






• Practice a series of inquiry protocols






• Create a plan for integrating the Data Wise improvement process into your district, school, and classroom

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING A LAPTOP

District may send up to 6 participants.

COST: Members of the DATA CoSer (Spackenkill, Millbrook and Pawling) - no cost, all other districts $450 per district.

21. Google CS First - Getting Started with Computer Programming

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: General and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2019

What is computer programming? Google offers so much in their learning suite. Let's look at The Computer First Coding program that helps students of all ages, learn computational thinking skills. Computational thinking skills are part of our everyday life. Computers follow algorithms, a set of instructions that tell the computer exactly what to do to solve a problem or complete a task. This workshop is designed to provide a clear definition of computer programming and computational thinking using both plugged and unplugged lessons that can be instantly used in the classroom.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
*Define an algorithm as it pertains to computer programming
*Create an unplugged lesson to teach the concept of algorithms
*Introduce students to coding and algorithms using the Google CS First program.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
* Google CS First
* Computational Thinking
* Unplugged lessons

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. ReLET: Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified K-12 Administrators who are responsible for evaluating teachers

Dates: 7/25/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for TEACHER Evaluators
This half-day workshop for lead evaluators of teachers is designed to promote quality and consistency in teacher evaluation in accordance with Education Law 3012-d. Participants will view video(s) of instruction, collect objective, representative evidence, align evidence to the district approved rubric, and discuss conclusions about teaching and learning with colleagues. District administrative teams are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


• Practice evidence collection and alignment


• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:


• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring


• Professional Conversations

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.

23. RePET: Lead Evaluator Training for Principal Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified Administrators who are responsible for evaluating principals

Dates: 7/25/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for PRINCIPAL Evaluators
In this half-day workshop, participants use case studies and view video(s) of principal practice to collect objective, representative evidence, and align evidence to the district-approved principal-practice rubric. District principal evaluators are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


• Practice evidence collection and alignment


• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:


• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring


• Professional Conversations

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. ***LUNCH SERVED TO THOSE WHO STAY FOR THE MORNING LET FOR TEACHER RECERT AND THE AFTERNOON PRINCIPAL RECERT.***

24. 3-D Learning in Science: Parts, Pieces, and Putting it all Together in your Science Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 teachers

Dates: 7/30/2019

Three dimensional learning (3-D Learning) will be practiced using content models. Participants will gain an understanding of the disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and cross-cutting concepts that collectively form 3-D learning. Hands-on activities will facilitate transfer of skills from the workshop to the classroom.

By the end of this session all participants will know and be able to:
- identify and incorporate the four disciplinary core ideas
- identify and incorporate the eight science and engineering practices
- identify and incorporate the seven cross cutting concepts that form 3-D science learning

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. Summer Institute: TECH IT UP A NOTCH!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 7/31/2019 to 8/1/2019

The use of technology in the classroom has steadily increased over the past decade and educators see it as an integral part of maximizing student learning. With so much technology at our fingertips, it is important to understand how to effectively use these resources to motivate students, enhance lessons, and improve student outcomes.

During this two-day workshop, teachers and administrators will share best practices and celebrate successes,explore grading practices in a technology infused classroom, and design and evaluate technology tasks.

July 31:Exploring Content Through Technology

Break-Out Sessions | During the AM and PM sessions participants will have the opportunity to attend one of five different sessions, differentiated by grade level.

Each session will introduce a different instructional technology tool. Participants will hear from presenters how the tool has been used in their classrooms and then develop a task using that instructional technology tool.

Team Debrief | Team members will share information learned in each of the break-out sessions through a whole group activity that will capture participants' knowledge/takeaways from their session.

August 01: Keynote/Dr. Liz Kolb (she will SKYPE in during the institute)

Assessing Technology Activities | Participants will have the opportunity to experience the journey from activity to practice to rubric by examining the process of developing a rubric to assess a technology integrated activity.

Grading in the Technology-Infused Classroom | Participants will develop a rubric to assess the activities that they developed from the previous day, each session will be differentiated by grade level.

Team Debrief |Team members will share information learned in the break-out sessions through a whole group activity that will capture participants knowledge/takeaways from their session.

26. Math Camp for Elementary Teachers

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-5 teachers

Dates: 8/5/2019 to 8/6/2019

Math Camp
Elementary Teachers
TOPICS INCLUDE:
-Math Workshop approaches
-Visual math strategies
-Improving procedural fluency
-Rich math tasks
-Problem-solving
-Incorporating math practice standards

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW HOW AND BE ABLE TO:
-Develop a math workshop model that fits their classroom needs
-Employ a variety of visual math strategies to deepen student understanding
-Infuse fluency-building activities into math learning
-Strategically use rich math tasks to build student numeracy
-Implement various tools and methods to help student solve math problems
-Highlight and emphasize math practice standards in instruction

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.

This workshop must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation. Participants will be notified in the event of schedule changes via My Learning Plan account. For workshop questions contact: Audrey Wood (845) 486-4840 ext. 4533 audrey.wood@dcboces.org For registration questions contact: Celia White (845) 486-4840 ext. 4612 celia.white@dcboces.org.
Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. This workshop, including the books and resources that will be distributed, will help elementary educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive.

28. Using Technology in a Co-Taught Classroom (Math)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Collaborative Team Teachers (Math & Special Education), Aides, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 8/5/2019

Closed
This technology integrated workshop will provide you with solutions for managing student behaviors and learning, while also looking at how technology can improve individualized assessments and specific student feedback systems. There are a number of ever evolving online resources for students to gather content knowledge, practice skills and play with math but not all are created equally. Discover which resources are the best match for your classroom style and students, and create a truly differentiated learning environment.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Design a lesson in the "workshop model"
- Effectively integrate technology in relation to student groupings
- Explore *free* online platforms to capture student learning
- Develop Fluency with Technological Tools
- Practice Creating Digital Environments for Teacher and Student Use

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Online content platforms
- Differentiation of Products
- Creating a collaborative professional environment
- Formative Assessment / Running Records
- Student Self-Assessment
- Increasing student independence

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.

29. Introduction to the C3 Framework and Inquiry-based Social Studies Instruction

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/9/2019

The C3 Social Studies Framework is focused on helping students develop an understanding of concepts and key ideas through the inquiry process. Participants will learn about strategies for helping students analyze primary and secondary source documents, develop skills of analysis, and an understanding of practices in social studies. The workshop is open to all teachers in grades K-12 who are new to the C3 Social Studies Framework.

By the end of this session all participants will know and be able to:
- identify the component parts of the C3 Social Studies Framework
- find primary and secondary source materials
- understand how the social studies practices form part of the new Social Studies Framework

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.
The Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products (EQuIP) Rubric for science provides criteria by which to measure the alignment and overall quality of lessons and units with respect to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

The purposes of the rubric and review process are to:
(1) review existing lessons and units to determine what revisions are needed
(2) provide constructive criterion-based feedback and suggestions for improvement to developers
(3) identify exemplars/models for teachers' use within and across states
(4) to inform the development of new lessons and units (EQuIP Rubric, p. 1)

By the end of this session all participants will know and be able to: align current lesson plans and science unit plans to the New York State Science Learning Standards.

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.

31. ReLET: Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified K-12 Administrators who are responsible for evaluating teachers

Dates: 8/13/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for TEACHER Evaluators
This half-day workshop for lead evaluators of teachers is designed to promote quality and consistency in teacher evaluation in accordance with Education Law 3012-d. Participants will view video(s) of instruction, collect objective, representative evidence, align evidence to the district approved rubric, and discuss conclusions about teaching and learning with colleagues. District administrative teams are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:



• Practice evidence collection and alignment



• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:



• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring



• Professional Conversations

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.

32. RePET: Lead Evaluator Training for Principal Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Previously certified Administrators who are responsible for evaluating principals

Dates: 8/13/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Recertification
for PRINCIPAL Evaluators
In this half-day workshop, participants use case studies and view video(s) of principal practice to collect objective, representative evidence, and align evidence to the district-approved principal-practice rubric. District principal evaluators are encouraged to attend as a group. The workshop content has been adjusted for the 2019-20 school year. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:



• Practice evidence collection and alignment



• Discuss evidence with colleagues to encourage consistent language and alignment using the district approved rubric

TOPICS INCLUDE:



• Evidence collection, alignment and scoring



• Professional Conversations

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. ***LUNCH SERVED TO THOSE WHO STAY FOR THE MORNING LET FOR TEACHER RECERT AND THE AFTERNOON PRINCIPAL RECERT.***

33. Creating Strong Compelling and Supporting Question in the Social Studies Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/15/2019

The Inquiry Design Model forms the foundation for learning in the C3 Social Studies Framework. The ability to create strong compelling questions that support inquiry and instruction is critical. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to practice creating compelling questions that are the driving force of the Inquiry Design Model in Social Studies.

By the end of this session all participants will know and be able to:
- understand the components of a strong, compelling question in social studies
- develop compelling and supporting questions to guide instruction
- design classroom inquiries that align compelling and supporting questions with formative and summative assessments

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.

34. LET Initial: Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Initial

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: District Administrators responsible for evaluating teachers who have not been trained as lead evaluators

Dates: 8/15/2019 to 9/25/2019

Lead Evaluator Training
Initial
for TEACHER Evaluators
State required initial training for lead evaluators of teachers. This two-day workshop covers the nine areas of training which are prerequisite for new evaluators to meet the requirements of initial lead evaluator status.
TOPICS INCLUDE:



• New York State Teaching Standards



• Evidence-based observation techniques



• Application and use of the New York State approved teacher practice rubrics



• Next Generation Learning Standards



• APPR Regulations including HEDI scoring and SLOs



• Statewide Instructional Reporting System



• Application and use of the student growth and value-added growth models



• Special considerations for evaluating teachers of English Language Learners or Students with Disabilities

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:



• Articulate all aspects of the Regents Reform Agenda



• Use the evidence cycle in the observation process



• Explain SLO and state growth scores



• Review locally selected measures

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.

35. Forecast5 Analytics

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 8/16/2019

New
Forecast5 Analytics is a powerful data visualization tool. Come for a "lunch and learn" on August 16, 2019 to grow your own understanding of these products. Make decisions more efficiently, effectively and strategically. Forecast5 analytics tools help K-12 educational leaders leverage district, demographic and peer data to develop future-focused strategies for managing limited resources, achieving education outcomes and improving academics in today's challenging budget environment. Forecast5 offers a faster, easier, more flexible and versatile alternative to traditional spreadsheet-based methods. We have helped hundreds of K-12 schools across the nation leverage the power of data to find new resources, increase operational efficiency and strengthen decision-making processes.



• Draft multiyear projections and simulate what-if scenarios in minutes, not days or weeks



• Model the future impact of labor contract details during negotiations



• Compare performance and spending against your peers



• Analyze testing and achievement results by location across your district



• Communicate and collaborate with education peers, Forecast5 staff and other professionals nationwide



• Collect and present complex data simply through colorful, attractive charts and visualization templates Current Dutchess Country Districts partnering with Forecast 5 are: Arlington, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Beacon, Pawling, Pine Plains *Brunch will be provided