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1. Using Interactive Online Tools in the Math Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Audience: teachers

Dates: 2/27/2017

Meeting Times: Thur 4:15-7:15

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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. --- During this 2-hour workshop, participants will explore a range of interactive tools for the middle and high school mathematics classroom. Applications to be explored include Desmos, Geogebra, and gMath for Google Docs and Forms. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Use online interactive apps to enhance math instruction

2. Differentiated Reading Instruction for Struggling ELLs

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

Audience: ENL, Special Ed, ELA, Bilingual, Reading and AIS teachers

Dates: 2/28/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: Conference Room

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Define Differentiated Instruction to build a common language




• Review the 5 pillars of reading Instruction




• Use CCLS curriculum map to identify differentiated strategies infused throughout a unit of study that support reading instruction for struggling ELLs




• Use an informal reading fluency assessment to gather reading data for linguistically diverse students and analyze it through a linguistic and cultural lens




• Use miscue analysis to gather reading data to improve reading instruction for struggling ELLs and analyze it through a linguistic and cultural lens

3. eResources Webinar Series: TeachingBooks.net: High School Text Complexity Made Manageable

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 2/28/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Learn how to implement text complexity analyses into your instruction. Working with titles used in instruction, and the TeachingBooks.net Text Complexity Toolkit, experience how manageable it is to examine qualitative measures, quantitative measures as well as reader/task considerations. Learning Objective: Participants will complete the 1-hour instructed webinar having researched the specific books used in their classes, deepening conversation and insights into differentiated instruction. (Please have 2-3 trade books available during the webinar that you are using in your curriculum.) Teachingbooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

4. Teacher-Led No More: Engaging Students with Protocols

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators, Grade 4-12

Dates: 2/28/2017

Meeting Times: 04:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Location: SPC 137

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Edgar Dale's Cone of Learning tells us that individuals remember only 10% of what they read, and 20% of what they hear. However, individuals recall 70% of what they say, making student-student discussion about texts and concepts a critical component of an engaged classroom. In this three-hour workshop, participants will be introduced to and participate in discussion protocols from Engage NY. The protocols offer a set of strategies for incorporating student-student discussion in the classroom.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

• Analyze and evaluate which protocols are appropriate for various lessons and age groups

• Implement discussion protocols for classroom use

• Identify components of an engaged classroom

TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Student-student discussion

• Discussion protocols

• Student engagement

• Higher-order thinking

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.

5. Comprehensive Supports through the IEP: Behavioral and Academic Accommodations & Modifications - Location: Orange-Ulster BOCES

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

Audience: General and Special Education teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of PPS/Special Education, Building administrators

Dates: 3/1/2017

Meeting Times: Wednesday March 1, 2017 8:30-3:30

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Participants are asked top bring a copy of a student's IEP. In this workshop, participants will:








•Identify key questions/considerations to determine the individual needs of the student with disabilities both academically and behaviorally








•Define and understand the terms accommodation and modification








•Assess and provide classroom accommodations to address student's needs

6. ONLINE: Engaging Hispanic Students and Their Families: A Toolkit for the Mainstream Classroom Teacher

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/1/2017 to 3/31/2017

Meeting Times: ONLINE: AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

Location: ON-LINE: AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

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This eight-hour, self-paced, online course presents current statistics and trends involving our nation's rising Hispanic population, and offers strategies and resources for working successfully with these students and their parents.

THIS IS THE THIRD SESSION: MARCH 1 - MARCH 31, 2017

DATES OFFERED:
Monday, January 2 - Monday, January 30
Tuesday, January 31 - Tuesday, February 28
Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
TIME: At your convenience

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:



• Implement strategies for engaging Hispanic students in the mainstream classroom



• Create relevant learning experiences for Hispanic students

TOPICS INCLUDE:



• Deficit thinking and funds of knowledge



• Integrating Hispanic literature



• Parent engagement



• Explicit 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.

7. Specially Designed Instruction for ELLs with Disabilities

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

Audience: ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, General Ed Teachers, Service Providers

Dates: 3/1/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: B/C

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In this session participants will:




• Define SDI




• Differentiate SDI from RTI tiered system of support




• Use Evidenced-based Strategies for Explicit Instruction to teach vocabulary to ELLs with Disabilities




• Use Scenarios to identify SDI for ELLs with Disabilities and add the identified SDI to an IEP template.

8. The 21 Responsibilities of the School Leader (and how to use them to transform your school)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Building Administrators

Dates: 3/1/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: SPC 137

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This is a half-day workshop based on School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results and The Balanced Leadership Framework: Connecting Vision with Action. Participants will explore the 21 responsibilities and the 66 practices associated with student learning. According to Waters and Cameron," ...simply knowing what to do is not always enough to transform schools and classrooms." School leaders must understand not only what these responsibilities are, but when to use each of them during a change cycle. Following the initial introduction, participants will consider first-order change and second-order change and the leadership responsibilities that are essential to each stage. There is no need for participants to read either source prior to the workshop.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

•Define and explore each responsibility and its associated practices

•Connect responsibilities to the change cycle

TOPICS INCLUDE:

•21 Responsibilities

•66 Practices

•The Change Cycle

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.

9. Hudson Valley TOD Roundtable

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 3/2/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: 115

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This peer-lead, self-directed work group will meet approximately 1/month throughout the school year. This work group provides a place for Teachers of the Deaf to professionally develop skills as teachers, provide support and guidance as itinerant teachers, and allow for occasional guest speakers to improve their knowledge and understanding of topics related to working with students with hearing loss.

10. Introduction to iSTEM

Program: Model Schools

Audience: TEACHERS

Dates: 3/2/2017 to 6/1/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday, March 2, 2017, Thursday, March 16, 2017 AND Thursday, June 1, 2017; 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.; 4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m on June 1, 2017

3 DAY SERIES
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This 10-hour workshop is the first in a series of workshops focusing on the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, a.k.a. STEM Education. iSTEM (Integrated STEM) integrates many of the concepts and practices common to the four individual disciplines. In this context, iSTEM is a unifying, interdisciplinary area of study containing the four integrated components. iSTEM learning experiences are conducted in a project-based, active-learning setting centering on "design-and-make"� engineering projects. Collaboration, inquiry, invention, and creative problem solving are the thinking skills promoted in iSTEM. This introductory workshop covers iSTEM across grades K-12. Materials from a variety of prominent national and international organizations will be included in all workshops.

11. Improving Instruction to Achieve a Vision of Academic Success for All Students

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Building Administrators

Dates: 3/3/2017

Meeting Times: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: SPC 137

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This is a half-day opportunity for building-level administrators to learn and share with colleagues. In this session, school-building leaders will observe, reflect on, and discuss criteria of effective instruction through the lens of DuFour's instructional core. After an introduction to 19 identified High-Leverage Practices, participants will explore instructional and learning data. Building leaders will be able to utilize multiple points of data to plan professional-development opportunities and improve student learning.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

•Use observation skills

•Review The Instructional Core (Dufour)

•Use data to Identify and plan a professional development focus

TOPICS INCLUDE:

•Your Building Vision

•Instructional and Learning Data

•Observation and Instruction

•Professional Development Focus

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

12. Orange County Transition Council-Orange County BOCES-Carl Onken Center

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

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

Dates: 3/3/2017

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

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The Orange County Transition Council is a group of voluntary members including individuals from Orange 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.

13. School Library System Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Council members

Dates: 3/3/2017

Meeting Times: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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This meeting is exclusively for Council members.

14. Adding Power To Google Chrome with Extensions, Apps, and Add-ons For Education

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 3/6/2017

Meeting Times: Monday 4:15-6:15

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. --- Google Chrome is one of the leading Internet browsers in use today. During this 2-hour workshop, participants will explore a range of Chrome extensions, apps, and add-ons that expand the power and functionality of Chrome that are designed for educators and students.Participants will explore Chrome extensions such as Nimbus Screenshot, Screencastify, Polling in Google Slides by PollEverywhere, Extensity, EasyBib Toolbar, and more. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Identify appropriate and effective Chrome extensions, apps, and add-ons Install and manage Chrome extensions, apps, and add-ons

15. CANCELED: Exploring Hispanic and Latino Literature for Middle and High School

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Secondary Teachers

Dates: 3/6/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Location: SPC 137

This workshop is being offered in concert with "Evidence Based Reading Comprehension Strategies for Struggling ELLs and ELLs With Disabilities." Together, staff from the RSE-TASC and Educational Resources have developed a two-part literary immersion for all secondary teachers with ELLs in their classrooms. "Exploring Hispanic and Latino Literature" will introduce participants to a variety of relevant texts, including speeches, memoirs, current events, and poetry. In addition, Web sites featuring award-winning Hispanic and Latino literature will be explored, as will News ELA features and content. Texts featured in both sessions include: The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child by Francisco Jimenez; The Arrival by Shaun Tan; the 1984 Cesar Chavez Address to the Commonwealth Club of California; and a student interview with Ellen Ochoa, the first female Hispanic-American astronaut. Attendance at both sessions is not required.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:



• Identify a variety of resources for identifying high-quality Hispanic and Latino literature



• Explore Hispanic and Latino content through a variety of genres

TOPICS INCLUDE:



• Engaging students through relevance



• Cultural responsiveness



• Accessibility for Hispanic and Latino ELL students

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.

16. Lead From the Heart: A Book Discussion - RESCHEDULED

Program: Leadership Academy:Seminar Series

Audience: Team Building, and District Leaders

Dates: 3/6/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: SPC 137

Research tells us that human beings in the workplace are driven more by a sense of belonging, accomplishment and shared mission than by financial gain or opportunities for promotion. In his book Lead From the Heart, Mark C. Crowley makes a compelling case that 21st century workers need leaders who offer a sense of purpose, and who nurture growth. Crowley shows scientific evidence that "leading from the heart" is the future of effective leadership. Participants in this three-hour discussion will reflect on their leadership style and the ideas and evidence presented in the book. Lead From the Heart can be purchased on Amazon.com. Participants are encouraged to read the book prior to attending.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


• Reflect on and modify their leadership style


• Identify the unique needs of the 21st Century workforce


• Identify key components of 21st Century leadership as outlined by the author


• Cite research to support an effective leadership approach

TOPICS INCLUDE:


• Leadership


• Heart research


• 21st Century workforce

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.

17. NYSAA IN-PERSON ADMINISTRATION TRAINING FOR ELA & MATH

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers Administering the NYSAA in ELA & Math

Dates: 3/6/2017

Meeting Times: 8:00-3:30

Location: 301

The New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) Administration Training in ELA & Math is offered to administrators, teachers, and those who work with students with severe disabilities and who will be participating in the 2016-2017 NYSAA. Lunch will be on your own. PLEASE NOTE - SNOW DATE: Thursday, February 9, 2017

18. Reading/Literacy Roundtable * Snow Date is March 20,2017 *

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Reading Teachers and Literacy Specialists

Dates: 3/6/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Location: 301

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Reading/Literacy Roundtable discussions are opportunities for K-12 Reading and Literacy Specialists in Dutchess County to come together and share strategies, ask questions, and acquire new knowledge. The upcoming round table discussions will be a continuation of the dialogue from last spring's roundtables. New members are welcomed. Participants are encouraged to bring topics of interest to the roundtable. There is no cost for this workshop.

DATE:
Monday, March 6, 2017
TIME:
4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

• Collaborate with colleagues from across Dutchess County

TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Reading and literacy

• Best practices

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. RESCHEDULED: Engaging Families in Academic Support

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/7/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: CTI 301

Like educators, today's parents feel the pressure to support their child's college and career readiness and help them achieve. But even when parents want to play a role in their child's academic growth, they don't always know how. Curricula, expectations and teaching methods are not what they once were, making it difficult for families. Participants in this full-day workshop will explore various strategies and resources for helping parents support their child's learning from home.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
• Plan and implement strategies that help parents offer academic support at home
• Identify and access Web resources for parents
• Support parents in developing their child's executive function skills

TOPICS INCLUDE:
• TIPS - Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork
• Web resources
• Learning games
• Parent trainings
• Executive function skills

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.

20. School Librarians Round Table

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 3/7/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

This after-school round table discussion is an opportunity for K-12 School Librarians in Dutchess County to meet their colleagues from area school libraries, share strategies, ask questions, and exchange information. Come prepared to share and receive ideas. TOPIC: ebooks - Attendees are required to research and present one ebook vendor and/or product to the group. (Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.)

21. eResources Webinar Series: eLibrary Elementary

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 3/8/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The ultimate elementary reference resource - tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. During the 1-hour instructed webinar you will learn how to navigate this easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students. Designed for grades K-9, students of all ages use eLibrary Elementary's powerful, yet engaging and easy-to-use search interface to find the answers they need from more than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts-plus thousands of maps, images, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies. NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

22. eResources Webinar Series: Gannett News

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 3/8/2017

Meeting Times: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

In this 1-hour instructed webinar you will learn how to navigate 88 different newspapers in the Gannett News Package brought to you by NOVELny! There are more than a dozen NY and NJ daily newspapers that can address issues of historical context, current events, world affairs, financial literacy and so much more! Students can explore meaningful and current primary source materials a context for lessons across the curriculum. Explore 2016-17 election issues like immigration, health care, tax policy, role of government and so much more! NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

23. Understanding the Culturally Responsive Classroom for Struggling ELLs and ELLs with Disabilities

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

Audience: Special Education, ENL, Bilingual, General Education, Service Providers, School and District Administrators

Dates: 3/8/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: B/C

In this session participants will:


• Increase understanding of the socio cultural models for second language acquisition


• Understand how to support ELLs in the classrooms through instructional adaptations and testing accommodations


• Understand the effects of language loss on learning


• Understand the difference between language difference and language disabilities

24. Break the "Code" -- Using Scratch© Programming App to Engage Students - Introductory Level

Program: Model Schools

Audience: TEACHERS

Dates: 3/9/2017 to 3/23/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday, March 9, 2017 AND Thursday, March 23, 2017; 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

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. --- Are you looking for fun and deeply engaging activities for your students? Scratch© is an easy-to-use programming tool designed for older elementary through middle school students. During this 6-hour, hands-on, "Technology Integration" workshop, participants will learn how to teach their students how to use Scratch to create interactive media such as stories, games, and animations. Scratch© is designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab and is free for educators and students. Need convincing? View this TED Talk at http://www.ted.com/talks/mitch_resnick_let_s_teach_kids_to_code.

25. Configuring MyLearningPlan for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education [CTLE]

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: district-level MLP site administrators; and, directors or assistant superintendents of instruction or human resources

Dates: 3/9/2017

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30p

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The goal of this hands-on workshop is to assist districts in making sure their version of MyLearningPlan [now known as Frontline Education Professional Learning] is configured correctly to track professional development opportunities that may qualify for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education [CTLE] hours. Participants will log into their own MyLearningPlan [MLP] sites and be led through the process of making the necessary site configuration changes to capture this data.

The intended audience includes individuals who have access to the District Admin tab AND the Site Configuration left navigation menu in MLP. Directors or assistant superintendents for instruction or human resources should also consider attending ALONG WITH their MLP site administrators since some configuration decisions MAY be based on district policy considerations.

26. eResources Webinar Series: The Bridge Between Textbook, Inquiry, and Technology

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 3/9/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During this 1-hour instructed webinar participants will become familiar with a selection of interactive eBooks for grades 3-7. Designed to support New York's local history, culture and government units, the Spotlight on New York series includes instruction and assessments addressing: essential questions, NYS Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS), K-12 Social Studies Frameworks, and inquiry and project based learning. TOPICS INCLUDE: Using the eBooks to address diverse learning styles and variety of reading levels, Primary and secondary sources for student analysis, Biographies of key figures, Academic and domain-specific vocabulary and Extensive lesson plans aligned to new SS framework. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Identify the Spotlight on NY eBook titles that are available to support the social studies curriculum and NYS CCLS, Access the rich media support that is available in each eBook, and Become familiar with the SoNY Instructional Lesson Planning Guide. The eBooks were purchased by the Dutchess School Library System and are available to all of our district educators and students. There are 14 titles in the series. To access the eBooks go to http://www.rosenlearningcenter.com/. Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

27. The Teacher's Guide to Understanding the New NYS Science Standards, K-12

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 3/9/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: SPC Room 137

This full-day workshop will introduce participants to the Draft New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS). The draft Standards, based on the Next Generation Science Standards, are in the process of being revised for the Board of Regents' adoption. The format of the NYSSLS is constant across all grade levels and content areas. Breakout sessions are designed to provide content and grade-specific activities. Participants will review the Standards to explore required rigor and expectations. Utilizing Bloom's Taxonomy as a guide for higher-order thinking, participants will develop an understanding of the implications of the Standards on teaching and learning in the science classroom. Time permitting, participants may begin to revise current science lessons/units to reflect the intent of the new Standards. Participants should bring a lesson or unit plan and any necessary resources and materials to evaluate content and make modifications to integrate the unit/lesson goals and activities with the expectations of the New NYS Science Learning Standards.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


•Define the format, components, and vocabulary associated with the NYSSLS

•Access and use the NYSSLS to guide curriculum, instruction, and assessment

•Explore Grade level and/or content area standards Read, define and discuss grade level standards

•Compare current instruction to the new expectations of the Standards

•Access materials and resources for curriculum and instruction to support implementation of the NYSSLS

•Identify instruction and activities to support higher level student learning
TOPICS INCLUDE:


•The NYS Science Learning Standards

•Curricular and instructional implications

•Higher Order Thinking in Science

Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Secti

28. Improving Writing Outcomes for ELLs with Disabilities: Teaching Sentence Fluency

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

Audience: ENL, Special Ed, Bilingual and General Ed Teachers

Dates: 3/13/2017

Meeting Times: 3/13/17 8:30am - 3:30pm

Location: B/C

In this session, participants will:






• Identify 3 research-based sentence fluency strategies






• Use the ELL progressions to tier the 3 sentence fluency strategies to meet the language proficiency needs of ELLs with disabilities






• Use writing scaffolds to teach sentence fluency strategies to ELLs with disabilities

29. New Mentor Training

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 3/13/2017 to 3/29/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Room 25

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: March 13, 2017, March 22, 2017, and March 29, 2017. Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

30. The Role of Writing in the Digital Age: A Socratic Seminar for Educators

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/13/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: CTI 301

In the recent past, much debate has centered around the issue of handwriting. Many schools have stopped teaching cursive. Beyond first grade, the Common Core is silent on teaching handwriting. The majority of young adults and adults are more inclined to type, rather than write. What are the implications of all these changes? How do we decide what's right for our young people? Participants in this full-day Socratic seminar will engage in reading and discussion to draw conclusions about the importance of teaching handwriting, requiring hand writing, and teaching cursive.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:




• Articulate the pros and cons of teaching handwriting, teaching cursive, and requiring hand writing.




• Use research to formulate an argument, and support your argument using evidence.




• Engage with colleagues in reading and discussion protocols.

TOPICS INCLUDE:




• Brain research




• Hand writing vs. word processing

Cognitive benefits of teaching handwriting

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. Behavior with Poverty in Mind, Location; OU BOCES

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

Audience: Teachers, TA's, Teacher Aides, Support Staff, Related Service Providers

Dates: 3/14/2017

Meeting Times: Tues. 3/14/17 9:00am - 3:00pm

All external factors have a specific result on an individual whether it be physical or emotional. Children living in poverty may display specific behavior as a direct result of their present situation. Brain function and emotional response present themselves in the forms of internal and external behavior. This training will include ways to understand student behavior with poverty in mind and strategies to assist them when in the school setting. This training will also assist educators what to be mindful of when teaching students living in poverty.

32. Developing A Critical Consciousness to Address the Impact of Race, Power, and Privilege in Teaching and Learning

Program: Leadership Academy:Seminar Series

Audience: Members of the Leadership Academy: Seminar Series

Dates: 3/14/2017

Meeting Times: 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: 301

In order to facilitate positive cross-racial, cross-ethnic, and cross-cultural relationships, we have to acknowledge the dynamics of power and privilege. We must begin by investigating societal power structures that impact teaching and learning and then develop solutions for breaking down barriers to equity and racial justice. Part of this investigation requires each of us to personally reflect on the salience of race in our own lives, including a loss or gain of societal privileges based on our individual identities. This workshop will prompt participants to investigate: 1) the impact of systemic racism in schools, 2) the salience of our staff and students' multiple identities and their attributed power and privilege, and 3) techniques for building a critical racial consciousness. Participants will leave with the tools to incorporate shared language around race, power, and privilege and with actionable steps for promoting positive racial, ethnic and cultural development through intentional relationships across diverse identities.

33. Using NoodleTools for Research

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Classroom Teachers

Dates: 3/14/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Location: 137

If there's a research paper in your students' future, you should get friendly with NoodleTools now, an amazing online platform available to you through the Dutchess BOCES School Library System. NoodleTools will help keep your students organized so that they can focus on what matters. NoodleTools helps students evaluate information and build accurate citations in MLA, Chicago, and APA styles that they simply paste into their papers or projects. In addition, NoodleTools can help students take notes on sources, create an outline, and prepare to write. Three differentiated levels support individual students across grades and abilities. The classroom environment allows librarians and teachers to provide feedback, monitor individual contributions to group work, and view statistics about source use. In contrast to an auto-cite, auto-evaluate product, Noodle Tools helps students to engage deeply in research and produce original work. (Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.)

34. eResources Webinar Series: Collaboration Tools in Your NOVELNY/Gale Resources

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 3/15/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Have you noticed the sign-in with Google and Microsoft options in your Gale resources? Users can save content to their cloud storage tools and access them anywhere, anytime. In this 1-hour instructed webinar, we'll show what those tools and others can do for you! To demonstrate these collaboration tools we'll use NOVELny databases: Opposing Viewpoints In Context, Kids InfoBits, and General OneFile. Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELny connects New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

35. Know Thy Impact

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All educators

Dates: 3/15/2017

Location: CTI Room 301

In 2009, researcher John Hattie published Visible Learning; a book compiling his review of 30 years of research he categorized into six influences. His message to educators, "Know thy impact" is his takeaway from all he learned during his analysis. He continues to add to his research base and in his newer works, combined research with a structure to support educators as they make decisions about improving student learning. Participants will learn what Hattie means when he talks about visible learning and how educators can use what we know works to increase the instructional impact on student learning.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:

•Prioritize influences on student success based on effect size.

•Identify practices that make learning visible and allow educators to know their impact.

•Consider characteristics of expert teachers and successful schools.

•Apply research to the planning process.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

•John Hattie's "Visible Learning for Teachers" and the Politics of Distraction

•Deliberate planning to make teaching and learning visible

•Mind Frames

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

36. Advanced Cataloging for School Librarians and Library Staff

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians and library staff

Dates: 3/16/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Learn advanced cataloging techniques, including an overview of the new cataloging standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) and how it differs from AACR2. (Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.)

37. ITSAC Meeting - March 2017

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 3/17/2017

Meeting Times: Friday 8:30 am - 10:30 am

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.

38. Ulster County Transition Council - Highland High School

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

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

Dates: 3/17/2017

Meeting Times: 9:00 am -11:00 am

Location: Highland HS 320 Pancake Hollow Rd. Highland, NY

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.

39. At The Corner of Grit and Growth Mindset

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/20/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: CTI 301

Being able to stick to something, despite its difficulty, and being resilient enough to bounce back and try again when unsuccessful, is not only important in school, but in the post-school environment too. The character traits that are responsible for building perseverance are frequent topics of study and discussion; within the educational field and in other fields too. How do educators set up an environment to nurture these particular character traits? In this full day workshop, participants will learn about the work of two researchers; Carol Dweck pioneered the work on growth mindset and Angela Duckworth has studied what she has called "grit". After developing an understanding of the basic principles behind grit and growth mindset, participants will explore practices to build grit and growth mindset in their classroom environment to nurture student perseverance.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


• Define "grit" and "growth mindset"

• Identify the similarities and distinctions between the two concepts

• Identify strategies to cultivate grit and growth mindset in classrooms and schools

TOPICS INCLUDE:


• Grit

• Growth Mindset

• Culture and climate

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.

40. DASA Certification

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 3/21/2017

Meeting Times: 9am - 3pm

Location: 301

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TRAINING IN HARASSMENT, BULLYING, CYBERBULLING, AND DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS: PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION Be prepared with this timely, expert, interactive training by Isabel Burk, master trainer. Open discussion, reflection, activities, case studies, handouts, resources, and more. Topics to be covered: Diversity Multi-Cultural Schools Effects of Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, Discrimination on Student School Climate Code of Conduct Prevention/Intervention Early Warning Signs Dignity for All Students Act Definitions Reporting Requirements REQUIRED DASA TRAINING PROGRAM FOR PROFESSIONALS. CERTIFICATE AWARDED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRAINING DAY.

41. eResources Webinar Series: TeachingBooks.net: Differentiating with the Text Complexity Toolkit

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 3/21/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In this session, you will learn to use the text complexity toolkit to help you select the right books to meet diverse student needs. You will use the site's tools to implement comprehensive text complexity analyses in support of your instructional plans. Learning Objective: Participants will complete the 1-hour instructed webinar session with the ability to use TeachingBooks Differentiation Reporting tools in selecting titles to use in the curriculum. Teachingbooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

42. Testing Accommodations - Location: Ulster 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: 3/21/2017

Meeting Times: Tuesday March 21 12:30-3:30

Location: Mod Meeting Room

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

43. Conflict Cycle & Deescalation, Location; Dutchess BOCES

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

Audience: Teachers, TA's, Teacher Aides, Support Staff, Related Service Providers

Dates: 3/22/2017

Meeting Times: 9:00-3:00

Location: B/C

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This training will support staff in positively engaging with students and avoiding power struggles. The conflict cycle reviews the interactions between two parties and the result each response has on the one immediately following. The training reviews ways to identify if you are engaging in the conflict cycle and a power struggle, as well as ways to avoid them. The training also includes strategies on how to diffuse conflict and deescalate a situation.

44. Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 3/22/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

In compliance with the regulatory requirements 3012-d, Dutchess BOCES Educational Resources will provide the local version of Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification. 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. This law requires lead evaluators to be certified to conduct teacher evaluations, and periodically be recertified to ensure inter-rater reliability. Participants will view video(s) of teaching, 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 2016 -17 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.

45. School Library System Union Catalog Overview - Webinar

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Library Staff

Dates: 3/23/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Dutchess School Library System Union Catalog is a collection of our member resources. The catalog contains over 465,000 titles. These resources are available to our members on request through interlibrary loan. Join this one-hour instructed webinar to learn more about using the SLS Union Catalog. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

46. 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: 3/23/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday March 23 12:30-3:30

Location: 900 Dutchess tpke Poughkeepsie

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

47. ELA CCLS: How Do They Apply to ELLs?

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Curriculum Directors, ASI's, Content-Area Teachers or ENL Teachers

Dates: 3/27/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Location: 301

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Content objective: By the end of this session, participants will be able to apply grade-level standards to teaching their ELLs. Language objective: By the end of this session, participants will be able to turn-key their learning to others in their school or district using the vocabulary of the CCLS Product objective: By the end of this session, participants will have planned one lesson differentiated to each level of ELL they teach. Participants should be Curriculum Directors, ASIs, content-area teachers or ENL teachers, grades K-5, and should come with a text that they will be teaching within a week or two of this session, and a list of the levels of language acquisition of their ELLs." 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

48. SLS Round Table - Serving Students with Diverse Needs, Interests, or Backgrounds - RESCHEDULED from 2/9/2017

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 3/27/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

This after-school round table discussion is an opportunity for K-12 School Librarians in Dutchess County to meet their colleagues from area school libraries, share strategies, ask questions, and exchange information. Come prepared to share and receive ideas. Topic: Supporting LGBQT Students (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.)

49. Adapting Research-Based Reading Comprehension Strategies for Struggling ELLs and ELLs with Disabilities

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

Audience: Special Education Teachers, ENL Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Reading Teachers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/28/2017

Meeting Times: 3/28/17 - 8:30-3:30

Location: RSE-TASC Conference Room

Participants will: Adapt research-based reading comprehension strategies to scaffold different text at higher levels of complexity for struggling ELLs and ELLs with Disabilities at the Entering and Emerging levels of English proficiency.

50. Waking Up the Brain: The Neuroscience of Novelty

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/28/2017

Location: 137

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Habits are formed when we routinely engage in the same behaviors, respond with the same words, or perform the same actions. In a way, habits put our brains to sleep; they can take a rest from decision-making and evaluation. They serve an important purpose. At the same time, however, our brains also crave novelty. Establishing habits serves an important purpose in the classroom, but sometimes, we need to get students attention. We need their brains to be awake to understand new content or think critically. Bringing novelty into your lessons at strategic moments will pique curiosity and turn brains on! Participants in this three-hour workshop will learn what constitutes novelty in the classroom and explore a variety of ways to bring novelty into their lessons.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
• Explain the relationship between novelty and readiness to learn
• Identify and effectively implement strategies for bringing novelty into lessons
• Modify lesson plans to awaken student interest at key moments in learning

TOPICS INCLUDE:
• Neuroscience
• Curiosity
• Readiness to learn
• Cognitive engagement

51. Is Literature Dead? A Socratic Seminar for Educators

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 5-12 Educators

Dates: 3/29/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: SPC 137

"The literary novel as an art work and a narrative art form central to our culture is indeed dying before our eyes." This statement, written by Will Self for The Guardian in 2014, represents an idea that has been feared and promulgated for at least a century. But where do we stand today? Is this an hysterical notion, or today's reality? To inform and inspire instruction, participants in this full-day Socratic seminar will engage in close reading and evidence-based discussion to draw conclusions about the state of literature and intellect today.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:




• Engage in a Socratic seminar




• Implement Socratic seminar in their classrooms




• Practice metacognition during close reading




• Assess students during a Socratic seminar




• Explore queries ideal for Socratic seminars

TOPICS INCLUDE:




• Socratic Seminar




• Evidence-based claims




• Close reading




• Literature




• Technology

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.

52. RESCHEDULED: Exploring the World of Arts and Culture Through the Google Cultural Institute

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 3/30/2017

Meeting Times: Monday 4:15-6:15

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. --- The Google Cultural Institute (GCI) is an amazing online resource containing hi-resolution images of millions of paintings, sculptures, and photographs. In addition, the GCI contains hundreds of virtual field trips for your students to explore including museums, historical sites, and wonders of the world. In addition, you and your students can curate your own collections from the works contained within the GCI. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: How to access and curate resources contained in the Google Cultural Institute website. Develop educationally-rich activities using the resources contained in the Google Cultural Institute.

53. Special Education 101 for Bilingual, ENL and General Education Teachers

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

Audience: ENL Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Special Education Teachers and General Education Teachers

Dates: 3/30/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30--3:30

Location: B/C

In this session, participants will:



• Define special education terms



• Name and discuss 13 special education classifications



• Examine the continuum of special education services



• Explain the CSE process as it relates to their work (e.g. participating on CSE mtgs)



• Describe Parts of an IEP and how they work to ensure access to education for ELLs with disabilities

54. SLS - New York City Libraries Tour

Program: School Library System

Audience: Dutchess, Sullivan, and Ulster School Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2017

Meeting Times: 8:45am - 6:45pm

Join us for a tour of two of NYC's most famous libraries - The Morgan Library & Museum and the New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The group will take the Metro North Train to/from Beacon to Grand Central. You will have lunch on your own and time to explore in between the tours. Cost is $21.25 per person ONLY if you take the train with the group. Money due March 10th. Make checks out to Ulster BOCES Treasurer RE: 4-29 NYC SLS Trip. Mail payments to Ulster BOCES School Library System, 175 Route 32 N, New Paltz, NY 12561 Please note there are no PD hours associated with this activity. (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.)

55. Deepen Learning with Digital Portfolios

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 4/3/2017

Meeting Times: Monday 4:15-7:15

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. --- Are you still using manila folders and paper for student portfolios? This 3-hour workshop will explore a variety of strategies and apps for bringing student portfolios into the digital age. Implementing both process and product portfolios will be covered including collection, showcase, reflection, assessment portfolios. Student privacy issues as well as strategies for transitioning from paper to a digital platform will be explored. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Identify a digital portfolio platform that matches the needs of their classroom. Identify a range of uses for digital portfolios in the classroom. Develop a plan to migrate artifact/paper-based into a digital format Scan/photograph Develop a workflow for identifying, inputting, and publishing student work for a digital portfolio

56. eResources Webinar Series: The Bridge Between Textbook, Inquiry, and Technology

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 4/3/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During this 1-hour instructed webinar participants will become familiar with a selection of interactive eBooks for grades 3-7. Designed to support New York's local history, culture and government units, the Spotlight on New York series includes instruction and assessments addressing: essential questions, NYS Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS), K-12 Social Studies Frameworks, and inquiry and project based learning. TOPICS INCLUDE: Using the eBooks to address diverse learning styles and variety of reading levels, Primary and secondary sources for student analysis, Biographies of key figures, Academic and domain-specific vocabulary and Extensive lesson plans aligned to new SS framework. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Identify the Spotlight on NY eBook titles that are available to support the social studies curriculum and NYS CCLS, Access the rich media support that is available in each eBook, and Become familiar with the SoNY Instructional Lesson Planning Guide. The eBooks were purchased by the Dutchess School Library System and are available to all of our district educators and students. There are 14 titles in the series. To access the eBooks go to http://www.rosenlearningcenter.com/. Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

57. eResources Webinar Series: TeachingBooks.net: Get Students Excited for Summer Reading

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and Librarians

Dates: 4/4/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a 1-hour instructed webinar, highlighting ready to use and custom reading lists. We will share practical examples you can use in your libraries to support summer reading programs. Learning Objective: Create Custom Reading Lists to share with students and families for summer reading programs. Teachingbooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

58. Testing Accommodations - Location: Orange-Ulster 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: 4/4/2017

Meeting Times: Tuesday April 4 12:00-3:00

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

59. Work-based Learning; Location-Dutchess County-Dutchess BOCES, RSE-TASC Conference Room

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

Audience: Administrators, Principals, CSE Chairpersons, General and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists and Related Service Providers

Dates: 4/4/2017

Meeting Times: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 8:30-3:30 PM

Location: RSE-TASC Conference Room

This full day workshop will define and explore Work-based Learning (NYSED Registered and Non-Registered) Programs and their requirements. Strategies, tools, resources for developing new programs will be provided. Participants will receive multiple resources to use as reference tools and discuss work-based learning program opportunities in our area. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

60. Affirmative and Corrective Feedback

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

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Aides, School Administrators

Dates: 4/5/2017

Meeting Times: Wednesday April 5, 2017 8:30 to 3:30

Location: Anderson Center for Autism

Participants at this session will learn reasons for inaccurate responses, the benefits of positive, constructive feedback for Students with Disabilities. Strategies for delivering affirmative, corrective feedback.

61. SLS Round Table - Serving Students with Diverse Needs, Interests, and or Backgrounds

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 4/5/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

This after-school round table is an opportunity for K-12 School Librarians in Dutchess County to meet their colleagues from area school libraries, share strategies, ask questions, and exchange information. Come prepared to share and receive ideas. Topic: Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (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.)

62. Co-Teaching: Special Education, ENL, Gened and Bilingual Teacher Collaboration

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

Audience: Special Education, ENL, Gened and Bilingual Teachers

Dates: 4/6/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: Conf Room

In this session participants will:





• Examine co-teaching styles and practices





• Learn how to capitalize on specific strengths & expertise of both teachers to improve ELLs with disabilities learning outcomes





• Use a case study to practice co-teacher's communication of expectations and responsibilities





• Examine planning tools and their potential relevance





• Work in groups to name barriers to communication and brainstorm solutions

63. Creating and Managing a YouTube Education Channel

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 4/6/2017

Meeting Times: Thur 4:15-6:15

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. --- During this 2-hour session, participants will learn how to effectively search for and curate educational video content through playlists and channel subscriptions. Participants will also learn how to create and manage their own YouTube channel including creating public playlists for student access and configuring privacy settings. Participants must have a Google account to fully participate in workshop activities. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Create new playlists Organize content into playlists Configure the playlist privacy settings to public or private Create and manage a public or private YouTube Channel to curate video content for the classroom.

64. Executive Functioning Location: OUBOCES Carl Onken Conference Center B/C

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

Audience: Teachers, TA's, Teacher Aides, Support Staff, Related Service Providers

Dates: 4/6/2017

Meeting Times: 9:00-3:00

Executive skills are high level cognitive functions needed to complete tasks and meet challenges. Executive skills allow us to use cognitive abilities to problem solve or accomplish goals, and manage our behavior. This training reviews all executive skills and corresponding brain development. The training will also cover specific description and strategies for specific skills as well as assessments and interventions to promote skill development.

65. Hudson Valley TOD Roundtable

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 4/6/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: 115

This peer-lead, self-directed work group will meet approximately 1/month throughout the school year. This work group provides a place for Teachers of the Deaf to professionally develop skills as teachers, provide support and guidance as itinerant teachers, and allow for occasional guest speakers to improve their knowledge and understanding of topics related to working with students with hearing loss.

66. Orange County Transition Council-Orange County BOCES-Carl Onken Center

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

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

Dates: 4/7/2017

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

The Orange County Transition Council is a group of voluntary members including individuals from Orange 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.

67. Webinar: How Do You Figure...Text Complexity?

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/18/2017

Meeting Times: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Reading and discussing complex text should be a major component of every classroom, in every content area, over every grade level. Have you ever wondered about the difficulty of the texts used to assess standards on state assessments? Or if the central texts you use during instruction are complex enough? Complexity of a text isn't just reading level; it involves the quality of the text and what students are being asked to do with it.

This two-hour webinar addresses the 3 criteria that make up text complexity and introduces resources to support the process of determining complexity. While the process may seem subjective, it honors educators' professional judgment when considering text, students, and the goal of instruction. Participants will consider the definition of text complexity, how it can be determined, and practice the process.

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.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.)


•Explain the 3 dimensions of text complexity


•Review and use a process to determine text complexity


•Locate and use tools to support the process of determining text complexity

TOPICS INCLUDE:


•Definition of Text Complexity


•Tools for placing Reading Level, Rubrics for Text Quality, and the challenge of Student Tasks

68. eResources Webinar Series: eLibrary Elementary

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 4/19/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The ultimate elementary reference resource - tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. During the 1-hour instructed webinar you will learn how to navigate this easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students. Designed for grades K-9, students of all ages use eLibrary Elementary's powerful, yet engaging and easy-to-use search interface to find the answers they need from more than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts-plus thousands of maps, images, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies. NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

69. eResources Webinar Series: Gannett News

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 4/19/2017

Meeting Times: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

In this 1-hour instructed webinar you will learn how to navigate 88 different newspapers in the Gannett News Package brought to you by NOVELny! There are more than a dozen NY and NJ daily newspapers that can address issues of historical context, current events, world affairs, financial literacy and so much more! Students can explore meaningful and current primary source materials a context for lessons across the curriculum. Explore 2016-17 election issues like immigration, health care, tax policy, role of government and so much more! NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Contact you school librarian for the remote username and password. (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.) *PLEASE NOTE: This webinar will take place even if there is inclement weather and schools close or close early.

70. Work-based Learning; Location-Ulster County-Ulster BOCES, Modular Training Room

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

Audience: Administrators, Principals, CSE Chairpersons, General and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists and Related Service Providers

Dates: 4/19/2017

Meeting Times: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:30-3:30 PM

Location: Modular Meeting Room

This full day workshop will define and explore Work-based Learning (NYSED Registered and Non-Registered) Programs and their requirements. Strategies, tools, resources for developing new programs will be provided. Participants will receive multiple resources to use as reference tools and discuss work-based learning program opportunities in our area. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

71. Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Learning Standards-Instruction and Progress Monitoring; Location: Dutchess County-Dutchess BOCES, RSE-TASC Conference Room

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

Audience: General and Special Education Staff - CSE Chairs, Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists and Related Service Providers

Dates: 4/20/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday, April 20, 2017; 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Location: Conference Room

NOTE: This is a brand new topic and it is still in the development stages. More details will follow. Some possible topics may include: 1. Review of the CDOS Learning Standards-Career Development, Integrated Learning and Universal Foundation Skills at the Intermediate and Commencement levels 2. Using the "Resource Guide with Core Curriculum"�½ document to explore activities for incorporating into instruction or use as standalone lessons 3. Exploring strategies for instruction as well as progress monitoring of the CDOS Learning Standards 4. Develop participants' own lessons and share with others NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own

72. Exploring Our Planet with Google Maps for the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 4/20/2017

Meeting Times: Thur 4:15-6:15

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. --- With Google Maps, you and your students can become arm-chair explorers and cartographers with ease. Google Maps works on Chromebooks, laptops, tablets, and desktop computers. It provides a fun and visual way to help students understand geography concepts, map reading, location, and distance measurement. Besides using Google Maps to teach the fundamentals of mapping, like latitude and longitude, you can inspire students to investigate the world and to think spatially. During this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to: create collaborative maps, create a campus or school district map, create a family heritage map, get walking directions, plan a trip using public transportation, get biking directions, add or edit places on maps for your community, compare neighborhoods and communities across the world, understand traffic patterns, use maps as writing inspiration, and more. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Develop and implement geography and mapping activities and projects using Google Maps as an instructional tool.

73. How does the ELL Brain learn? Understanding Learning Differences of ELLs w Disabilities

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

Audience: ENL teachers, Special Education teachers, Bilingual teachers, Service Providers

Dates: 4/20/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: Mod Room

In this session, participant will:




• Understand how the ELL Brain Learns




• Understand what is the optimal learning environment for ELLs with disabilities




• Understand how Background Knowledge is stored in permanent memory for ELLs




• Understand barriers ELLs with disabilities may have when learning Vocabulary

74. ITSAC Meeting - April 2017

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 4/21/2017

Meeting Times: Friday 8:30 am - 10:30 am

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.

75. Ulster County Transition Council - Marlboro CSD Central Adminstration

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

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

Dates: 4/21/2017

Meeting Times: 9:00 am -11:00 am

Location: Marlboro CSD Central Admin 21 Milton Tpke Milton,

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.

76. Creating, Managing, and Assessing Digital Assignments (Google Platform)

Program: Model Schools

Audience: teachers

Dates: 4/24/2017

Meeting Times: Monday 4:15-7:15

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. --- During this 3-hour workshop, participants will explore a range of strategies for developing, managing and assessing electronic assignments, interactive lessons and activities for use in the classroom. This is session will utilize Google-related digital tools and apps. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Develop electronic assignment Manage electronic assignments Develop interactive lessions and activites

77. Leading Literacy Intervention (LLI) Primary Professional Learning Support

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/24/2017 to 6/6/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: 301

Professional Support for LLI includes three days of training (two days of intensive learning plus one follow-up day) to give participants an in-depth understanding of the LLI systems. April 24, 2017 April 25, 2017 and June 6, 2017 Several components included in each LLI system will be explored, including the new Fountas and Pinnell professional books When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works, The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1, and the Program Guide, which comprehensively outlines the implementation of the System. THIS THREE DAY TRAINING INCLUDES: Overview of the Lesson Framework Understanding the demands of texts Assessing and grouping students Teaching within the LLI Lessons Using the Prompting Guide Documenting progress In addition to learning how to implement LLI lessons, participants will deepen their understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress. LLI Systems must be purchased separately and is required for these training sessions. Lunch is included in cost. Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

78. Co-Teaching: Special Education, ENL and Bilingual Teacher Collaboration

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

Audience: Special Education, ENL and Bilingual Teachers

Dates: 4/25/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 4

In this session participants will:



• Examine co-teaching styles and practices



• Learn how to capitalize on specific strengths & expertise of both teachers to improve ELLs with disabilities learning outcomes



• Use a case study to practice co-teacher's communication of expectations and responsibilities



• Examine planning tools and their potential relevance



• Work in groups to name barriers to communication and brainstorm solutions

79. eResources Webinar Series: NLM's Online Playground: K-12 Science and Health Education Resources

Program: School Library System

Audience: Classroom teachers and librarians

Dates: 4/25/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This 1-hour instructed webinar will introduce free K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Resources span a variety of subjects including biology, careers, chemistry, environmental health, forensics and medical technology, general health, genetics, health information tutorials, and HIV/AIDS. (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.)

80. Leading Literacy Intervention (LLI) Intermediate Professional Learning Support

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/26/2017 to 6/7/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: 301

Professional Support for LLI includes three days of training (two days of intensive learning plus one follow-up day) to give participants an in-depth understanding of the LLI systems. April 26, 2017 April 27, 2017 and June 7, 2017 LLI Intermediate Systems deliver powerful, research-based intervention geared specifically for intermediate students who are lagging behind their peers in literacy learning. The intervention is designed to take place in addition to classroom literacy instruction. Professional development for these systems delves in to the advanced routines. These routines include a focus on comprehension, vocabulary development, and fluency as well as phonics and word study principles, book discussion formats, writing about reading routines, novel study units, test taking study, and silent reading. THIS THREE DAY TRAINING INCLUDES: An introduction to the systems with special attention on what the research has shown to be effective instruction for older, struggling readers Clear rationales for the instructional procedures in the Intermediate systems-comprehension, vocabulary development, fluency, phonics/word study, and writing about reading-and how they all contribute to the reader's development of an effective processing system Opportunities to observe, discuss, and practice using the lesson frameworks, instructional procedures, and resources A focus on supporting students to develop strategic actions for processing text using a gradient of high quality fiction and nonfiction texts Specific instruction on the assessment and record keeping that is crucial to inform teaching decisions and maximize effectiveness LLI Systems must be purchased separately and is required for these training sessions. Lunch is included in cost. 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

81. What Works in Literacy Instruction, K-12

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All educators

Dates: 4/26/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Location: SPC Room 137

Someone secretly hands you a crumpled up sheet of paper. Curious, you open the paper up and smooth it out to read it. It's a list of literacy practices that, if implemented, your students' literacy skills will improve by more than a year's growth. Do you throw it out? Probably not. In this workshop, participants will learn about a three-phase model of literacy instruction: surface learning, deep learning, and transfer. In each phase, there are a variety of instructional strategies which can be chosen to improve student learning by at least one year. Participants will be able to identify and discuss high-leverage strategies to support reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Additionally, participants will consider student learning and how to approach reteaching when student learning is deemed insufficient. This workshop is based on the book, Visible Learning for Literacy: Implementing the Practices That Work Best to Accelerate Student Learning, K-12, co-authored by John Hattie, Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey. Participants do not need to read or purchase the book in order to attend the workshop.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


•Review effect size and what it means for learning

•Identify practices that do not work.

•Identify researched practices that improve student success in literacy by at least one year.

•Deliberate planning to incorporate strategies that not only work, but are appropriate choices to meet the lesson's goal.

•Evaluating impact and what can be done if student progress is insufficient.

TOPICS INCLUDE:


•"Visible Learning for Literacy" by Fisher, Frey, and Hattie

•Strategies that have effect sizes at or above one year's growth

•Three phases of literacy instruction

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

82. "Beyond Interesting" - The Vocabulary of Appeal Words

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Classroom Teachers

Dates: 4/27/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Based on Olga Nesi's book "Getting Beyond Interesting: Teaching Students the Vocabulary of Appeal to Discuss Their Reading"; participants will learn how to teach students to write book hooks using appeal terms. Instead of, "this book was very good" or "the main character was a very interesting person", participants will learn the vocabulary of appeal terms to describe the pace, tone, story line and characters of a book. Participants will be able to teach their students to write book hooks rather than just plot summaries. Bring a short story or picture book that you use with your class to practice. The presenters will share and discuss ways of creating a reading culture in your school. No cost for Dutchess County Educators $50.00 for all others LOCATION: Orville A. Todd Middle School, Spackenkill Union Free School District, 11 Croft Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 (Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.)

83. Creating Instructional Websites with the New Google Sites

Program: Model Schools

Audience: TEACHERS

Dates: 4/27/2017

Meeting Times: Thursday, 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

The new Google Sites (Spring 2017) is an easy to use cloud-based application for creating websites, curating instructional resources, and managing classroom learning. During this 6-hour, hands-on, "Technology Integration"� workshop, attendees will learn how to create and maintain an instructional website using Google Sites, and investigate effective instructional strategies for integrating teacher-based websites into instruction. Note: Workshop participants must have a Google Apps account.

84. Lesson Study Planning and Presentation *Participants Only*

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Lesson Study Participants ONLY

Dates: 4/27/2017 to 5/18/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: SPC Room 137

*For Lesson Study Participants only*

On Friday, April 27, 2017, Lesson Study participants will meet to plan and develop a presentation for county administration. It will outline the experience and learning participating in lesson study provided.

The presentation will take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in the morning.

Planning & Development: Friday, April 27, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Presentation: Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

85. Lead Evaluator Training for Principal Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 4/28/2017

Meeting Times: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: SPC Room 137

In compliance with the regulatory requirements 3012-d, Dutchess BOCES Educational Resources will provide the local version of Lead Evaluator Training for Principal Evaluators - Recertification. This half-day workshop for Principal Evaluators is designed to promote quality and consistency in principal evaluation in accordance with Education Law 3012-d. This law requires lead evaluators to be certified to conduct principal evaluations, and periodically be recertified to ensure inter-rater reliability. 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 2016-17 school year.

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.

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

86. Creating, Managing, and Assessing Digital Assignments (Windows Platform)

Program: Model Schools

Audience: teachers

Dates: 5/1/2017

Meeting Times: Monday 4:15-7:15

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. --- During this 3-hour workshop, participants will explore a range of strategies for developing, managing and assessing electronic assignments, interactive lessons and activities for use in the classroom. This is session will utilize Microsoft-related digital tools and apps. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Develop electronic assignment Manage electronic assignments Develop interactive lessions and activites

87. ONLINE: Engaging Hispanic Students and Their Families: A Toolkit for the Mainstream Classroom Teacher

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators

Dates: 5/1/2017 to 5/31/2017

Meeting Times: ONLINE: AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

Location: ON-LINE: AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

This eight-hour, self-paced, online course presents current statistics and trends involving our nation's rising Hispanic population, and offers strategies and resources for working successfully with these students and their parents.

THIS IS THE FOURTH SESSION: MAY 1 - MAY 31,2017

DATES OFFERED:
Monday, January 2 - Monday, January 30
Tuesday, January 31 - Tuesday, February 28
Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
TIME: At your convenience

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:


• Implement strategies for engaging Hispanic students in the mainstream classroom


• Create relevant learning experiences for Hispanic students

TOPICS INCLUDE:


• Deficit thinking and funds of knowledge


• Integrating Hispanic literature


• Parent engagement


• Explicit 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.

88. A Night of Book Talks

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Public Librarians, Classroom Teachers

Dates: 5/2/2017

Meeting Times: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Location: Auditorium

Nearly 100 books from the American Library Association Notable Children's Book List will be presented by children's literature specialists Randall Enos and Julie Baxter. These titles are considered the best and brightest of those published in 2016 for children and young adults from birth through age 14. This is a joint workshop for librarians from Dutchess BOCES School Library System and Mid-Hudson Library System member libraries. Free for Dutchess County School Librarians and MHLS Librarians. Dinner will be served. There is a $10.00 fee for Classroom Teachers and all others. Registration deadline - Tuesday, April 25, 2017. LOCATION: Mid-Hudson Library System Auditorium, 105 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: 845.471.6060 - http://midhudson.org/about-mhls/directions/ (Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.)

89. Graduation Options; Location-Sullivan County-Sullivan BOCES, Conference Room 4

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

Audience: Administrators, Principals, CSE Chairpersons, General and Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists and Related Service Providers

Dates: 5/2/2017

Meeting Times: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 8:30-3:30 PM

Location: Conference Room 4

This full day workshop will cover the updated required components for graduation and exiting options-Regents, 4 + 1 Pathways, Local Diploma, Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential, and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential, as well as Superintendent's Determination and evidence-based practices and resources to assist staff in supporting students to meet their full potential. Participants will learn about graduation options, updates to diploma requirements and eligibility requirements for the CDOS and Skills credentials. Participants will receive multiple resources to use as reference tools. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

90. Digital Storytelling on the iPad

Program: Model Schools

Audience: k-12

Dates: 5/4/2017

Meeting Times: Thur 4:15-6:15

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. --- Digital storytelling is a highly motivating learning activity that inspires young students and draws them into the learning process. Participants will explore a variety of iPad and Android (not Windows) applications that can be used in the classroom by students to create digital storybooks. The apps we will be using in this session are Camera, Photos, Puppet EDU, SeeSaw, and Book Creator (by Red Jumper). ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Develop and implement digital storytelling activities and projects in the classroom Use the tablet's webcam to capture images and video for digital stories Explore a variety of digital storytelling apps including Puppet Edu., SeeSaw and Book Creator

91. Hudson Valley TOD Roundtable

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 5/4/2017

Meeting Times: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: 115

This peer-lead, self-directed work group will meet approximately 1/month throughout the school year. This work group provides a place for Teachers of the Deaf to professionally develop skills as teachers, provide support and guidance as itinerant teachers, and allow for occasional guest speakers to improve their knowledge and understanding of topics related to working with students with hearing loss.

92. Orange County Transition Council-Orange County BOCES-Carl Onken Center

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

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

Dates: 5/5/2017

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

The Orange County Transition Council is a group of voluntary members including individuals from Orange 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.

93. Advanced Concepts in CISM (Prerequisite Requirement)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Pre-requisite - CISM - Basic Course

Dates: 5/8/2017 to 5/9/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Location: 301

The "Advanced Group Crisis Intervention" training program has been designed to provide participants with the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes. The program emphasizes a broadening of the knowledge base concerning critical incident stress interventions as well as Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, which was established in the "Group Crisis Intervention" program and/or in publications. Specifically, the "Advanced Group Crisis Intervention" program addresses advanced concepts which are the foundations of CISM and, more specifically, the group interventions of defusing's and Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). NOTE: This course does not provide basic CISD instruction, but rather addresses advanced concepts in CISD and CISM. Special emphasis will be placed upon troubleshooting difficult and complex situations. At the conclusion of this educational program, the participants will have been exposed to specific, proven strategies to intervene with those suffering the ill effects of their exposure to trauma. The emphasis will be on advanced defusings and debriefings in complex situations. The "Advanced Group Crisis Intervention" training has been developed to teach advanced crisis intervention and Emergency Mental Health skills to those who are already trained in the critical incident stress debriefing format. It will also be useful for those who are working extensively with traumatized victims from various walks of life. Upon completion, participants will be able to: Discuss the pathological consequences of traumatic stress; Understand the theoretical basis for CISM and research evidence regarding CISM; and Conduct a CISD. NO CHARGE TO MEMBERS OF THE DUTCHESS BOCES CISM COSER.

94. Using NoodleTools for Research

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Classroom Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Charles P. Stevenson Library

If there's a research paper in your students' future, you should get friendly with NoodleTools now, an amazing online platform available to you through the Dutchess BOCES School Library System. NoodleTools will help keep your students organized so that they can focus on what matters. NoodleTools helps students evaluate information and build accurate citations in MLA, Chicago, and APA styles that they simply paste into their papers or projects. In addition, NoodleTools can help students take notes on sources, create an outline, and prepare to write. Three differentiated levels support individual students across grades and abilities. The classroom environment allows librarians and teachers to provide feedback, monitor individual contributions to group work, and view statistics about source use. In contrast to an auto-cite, auto-evaluate product, Noodle Tools helps students to engage deeply in research and produce original work. (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.)

95. Enhancing Formative Assessment Using Cloud-Based Apps

Program: Model Schools

Audience: teachers 3-12

Dates: 5/11/2017

Meeting Times: Thur 4:15-7:15

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. --- During this 3-hour session, participants will explore a range of strategies and online tools for collecting, managing, and analyzing formative assessment data. Strategies such as Do Nows, Exit Tickets, Reflection, Polling, Quizzing, and more will be explored using a range of online apps such as Padlet, Plickers, Socrative, EdPuzzle, Google Forms, and Formative. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: Principles of effective formative assessment Identify apps for easy data collection Identify apps for ""Do-Nows"" and ""Exit Tickets"", self-grading quizzes, extended response, math problem solving, and adding interactivity and reflection within video content.

96. Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 5/12/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: SPC Room 137

In compliance with the regulatory requirements 3012-d, Dutchess BOCES Educational Resources will provide the local version of Lead Evaluator Training for Teacher Evaluators - Recertification. 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. This law requires lead evaluators to be certified to conduct teacher evaluations, and periodically be recertified to ensure inter-rater reliability. Participants will view video(s) of teaching, 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 2016 -17 school year.

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.

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

97. School Library System Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Council members

Dates: 5/12/2017

Meeting Times: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: 10

This meeting is exclusively for Council members.

98. Ulster County Transition Council - Wallkill High School

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

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

Dates: 5/12/2017

Meeting Times: 9:00 am -11:00 am

Location: Wallkill HS 90 Robinson Dr. Wallkill, NY

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.

99. Integrated Co-Teaching Roundtable Session 5: Grades 6-12 Reflect on Your Success and Plan for 17-18

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

Dates: 5/15/2017

Meeting Times: May 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: 176

In this half day session, Co-Teaching teams will come together with their secondary colleagues across the region to reflect on the successes of the year. Participants will present on an area they are most proud of from their work within their co-taught classroom and will engage in planning conversations to identify what actions they want to take to prepare for an even more successful 17-18 school year.

100. Integrated Co-Teaching Roundtable Session 5: Grades K-5 Reflect on Your Success and Plan for 17-18

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

Dates: 5/15/2017

Meeting Times: May 15, 2017, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: 176

In this half day session, Co-Teaching teams will come together with their elementary colleagues across the region to reflect on the successes of the year. Participants will present on an area they are most proud of from their work within their co-taught classroom and will engage in planning conversations to identify what actions they want to take to prepare for an even more successful 17-18 school year.

101. Specially Designed Instruction for ELLs with Disabilities

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

Audience: ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, General Ed Teachers, Service Providers

Dates: 5/15/2017

Meeting Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 4

In this session participants will:







• Define SDI







• Differentiate SDI from RTI tiered system of support







• Use Evidenced-based Strategies for Explicit Instruction to teach vocabulary to ELLs with Disabilities







• Use Scenarios to identify SDI for ELLs with Disabilities and add the identified SDI to an IEP template.