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1. Specially Designed Instruction - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 1/22/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday 1/22/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Room 1

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This one-day training teaches the basic fundamentals of specially designed instruction (SDI) required by Federal and State regulations for students receiving special education services. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

•Define Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

•Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI

•Differentiate SDI from general education instruction

•Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI

•Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications

•Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training

2. Transition Assessments - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Staff

Dates: 1/22/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, 1/22/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: SPC Room 137

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The focus of this workshop is on identifying and utilizing assessments to drive transition planning as well as the development of post-secondary IEP goals. Middle and High School CSE chairs, educators, school counselors and school psychologists are strongly encouraged to attend. PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. Define transition assessment 2. Identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the areas of Education/Training, Employment and Independent Living 3. Utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP Each participant will review actual assessments appropriate for students with a variety of classifications and needs. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

3. eResources Webinar Series: Discover the NEW TeachingBooks!

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 1/22/2020

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Join us for a one-hour instructed webinar on using TeachingBooks as a curricular resource. All the same great resources in a new look! Explore videos filmed in authors' studios, lessons, book trailers, and vocabulary lists. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with books. Deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues.

Topics:
1. authors and illustrators
2. searching, customizing and sharing

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

4. Classroom Management - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 2/3/2020

Meeting Times: Mondays - 1/27/20 & 2/3/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: SPC Room 136

This is a 2-day training is designed to be a Tier 1 overview for classroom management strategies for classroom staff.
This training is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.

5. Live Labs Series: Building Bridges - Finding the Engineer Within!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/28/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

The world of the Engineer exists to solve problems. Students' need every opportunity to problem solve through the construction of models. This Live Lab will explore the design principles of bridge construction while tending to constraints of materials, space, and money. Teachers will engage in calculating and building bridges that can safely transport loads of specified weights, while tending to aesthetics and environmental restrictions.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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.

6. Pre-Referral Considerations for ELLs - RBERN

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Classroom Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants and Speech or Reading providers who support ELLs in elementary classrooms

Dates: 1/28/2020

A challenge faced by educators when teaching English Language Learners is knowing whether a student's academic struggle is due to the typical process of acquiring a new language or to something more intrinsic, such as a disability. When learning a new language, individuals might display certain behaviors that can be mistaken for a disability because of their similar characteristics and educators must exercise caution when making decisions about referrals for special education. This workshop will invite participants to examine the behaviors associated with new language acquisition as well as clinical markers of a disability. We will identify factors that must be considered prior to referring an ELL student for an evaluation. Educators will engage in case study discussions to consider how languages, culture, social-emotional dynamics and academics interact and impact student achievement.

7. Universal Design for Language Learners - RBERN

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Classroom and Content Area Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants and Speech or Reading Providers who support ELLs

Dates: 1/28/2020

Educators face a unique challenge when students are culturally, linguistically and academically diverse and yet, they are expected to meet common standards. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a scientifically valid framework based on cognitive neuroscience that suggests variability within the learner is predictable and can be systematically addressed. UDL provides us with the guidelines to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all by planning instruction from the beginning that is culturally responsive and linguistically appropriate by being flexible, engaging, validating, strategic and motivating. When applied to English language learners, we can predict and create the access points students will need to succeed with a "one size fits all" curriculum and standards.

In this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Examine the Universal Design for Learning framework to see how it applies to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
- Identify the potential barriers, preferences and supports for multi-lingual learners within the content areas.
- Design instruction that takes into consideration learner variability and anticipate student needs.
- Utilize the principles of UDL to develop students that are purposeful and motivated, resourceful and knowledgeable, strategic and goal oriented learners.
- Analyze illustrations (case studies, lesson plans and classroom examples) of UDL in action for language learners and all students.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm - Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

8. Transition Assessments - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Staff

Dates: 1/29/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, 1/29/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Conf Room 1

The focus of this workshop is on identifying and utilizing assessments to drive transition planning as well as the development of post-secondary IEP goals. Middle and High School CSE chairs, educators, school counselors and school psychologists are strongly encouraged to attend. PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. Define transition assessment 2. Identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the areas of Education/Training, Employment and Independent Living 3. Utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP Each participant will review actual assessments appropriate for students with a variety of classifications and needs. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

9. Evaluating Science Teachers through the NYSSLS Lens

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teacher Lead Evaluators

Dates: 1/29/2020

For Teacher Lead Evaluators: The transition to the NYSSLS requires major shifts in curriculum and how it is taught. Incorporation of 3-Dimensional (3-D) teaching and learning is at the heart of this shift. Evaluators must see evidence that the new science standards are being taught through the lens of the Science and Engineering Practices and Crosscutting Concepts. In order to support administrators as they look for these shifts in classrooms, this workshop will begin with setting a foundational understanding of what constitutes 3-D teaching & learning. We will then engage in a simulation of what a 3-D science classroom look like in action through participation as "students' learning and experimenting. Finally, we will practice evaluating observable activities for indications of alignment to 3-dimensional science instruction.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

10. eResources Webinar Series: Britannica School

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 1/29/2020

Britannica School is an online encyclopedia for all grades (PreK-12) and all reading abilities. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica School.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Create a My Britannica account to collect, organize, and share favorite content sets.
2. Explore Britannica Content to meet curriculum needs (American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math).

The Britannica resources are provided by the New York State Library through NOVELNY. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This is an instructed webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

11. HSPN: High School Principals' Network-Meeting 3 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Principals

Dates: 1/30/2020

Being a high school principal can be an isolated position. Even though other capable administrators, teachers, and staff are part of the team, the sole authority is on you to lead your building. There is often a need to converse with other principals who have similar experiences in terms of student behavior, curriculum and assessment practices, new NYSED initiatives, etc. These five facilitated meetings will provide that forum for sharing challenges, successes, solutions, and best practices and provide opportunities to collaborate with colleagues to build professional growth and camaraderie. Topics for learning and discussion may include; the "new" standards, revisions to ESSA, social and emotional learning, school safety, special education, graduation requirements, digital devices, social media, bullying, and specific topics of interest generated by the group. Join us to discuss these topics and others in a welcoming and supportive environment. Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. All meetings are from 8:30 to 10:30 am at CTI Room 10. Participants will be able to *Determine topics of specific interest* *Discuss areas of success and challenge* *Build professional growth* *Collaborate with colleagues* 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. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: OverDrive Advantage Collections)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 1/30/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

13. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 2/3/2020

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

Location: Room 115

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

14. Live Labs Series: Big Events and Slow processes: How Environmental Changes Affect Human Lives

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grade K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/4/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

The Earth is in a constant state of change. Some changes are big and abrupt, while others are slow processes that take thousands of years. How do these changes affect the plants and animals that depend on a stable environment for survival? This Live Lab will investigate the Earth's systems and explore how these changes affect our lives.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all½½½½½ (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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.
Whether your users are searching for a topic, or fine-tuning a thesis, Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints and Gale In Context: Middle School provide unparalleled research starting-points! Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. In this instructed webinar, we will navigate features that support development of research skills and seeking authoritative content. You will learn how to help students target topics of interest, develop effective search strategies, and manage multiple sources. Join us to explore this powerful resource! The Gale In Context resources are provided by the New York State Library through NOVELNY. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Navigate each resource's search paths.
2. Filter search results to isolate to relevant content.
3. Operate document tools for retrieval, accessibility, and differentiation.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Search strategies
2. Document tools
3. Ideas for use

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

16. Transformative Classroom Learning: Pedagogical Practices to Inspire, Engage, and Empower P-12 Learners | COHORT 2

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: P-12 Educators

Dates: 2/5/2020 to 5/27/2020

DESIGNED FOR NEW PARTICIPANTS
Session 1:Introduction to Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Critical Inquiry Projects (2/5/20)

Attendees learn foundational principles of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and other asset-based pedagogies and the ways instructional frameworks can be used to enhance/Support teacher instructional practices and student learning outcomes.Emphasis is placed on ways teachers can effectively incorporate these frameworks into the everyday curriculum.Sample questions are: What are the features of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy?How do I develop Culturally Relevant Pedagogy as part of my instructional practice? How can I incorporate Culturally Relevant Pedagogy as part of my current curriculum? How does Culturally Relevant Pedagogy enhance and support student learning?

Session 2: Design & Development of Critical Inquiry Projects (3/3/20)

Attendees revisit the design and development of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy into everyday curriculum. Emphasis is placed on in-depth discussions, applications, and planning that incorporate the principles of these Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and other asset-based pedagogical frameworks within the curriculum. Sample questions: How do I ensure alignment between asset-based pedagogical approaches and my classroom teaching and learning? What resources are available to me to support this approach?What are the strengths of my learners, and how can I draw from those strengths?What Critical Inquiry Project would be worth my students pursuing? How will I assess student learning through this framework?

Participants receive online support as they work towards implementing and completing their Critical Inquiry Projects. Including on-going feedback on the development and application of the Critical Inquiry Projects, as well as discussions on navigating challenges teachers face during the implementation process.

Youth Conference (5/27/20)
The youth conference event will captures our collective work completed during the year.

17. SLS Book Study - "The Book in Question: Why and How Reading is in Crisis" by Carol Jago

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 2/5/2020

This live webinar session meets for 1.5 hours. Let's discuss bringing reading back to our students as a pleasure activity and not a chore. "Without easy access to a wide range of appetizing books, students have difficulty making reading the one habit they never wish to break." Participants will read the book "The Book in Question: Why and How Reading is in Crisis" by Carol Jago BEFORE attending the session. We will use ZOOM video conferencing to meet.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO HELP STUDENTS TO:
- Begin to think of themselves as readers
- Choose books for themselves purposefully-for pleasure and for a challenge

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Creating a culture of reading

This Zoom session is co-sponsored by the regional School Library Systems.

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.

18. Mission Possible: Understanding Copyright and Fair Use Law with Anne Dalton, Esquire

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians, Classroom Teachers, Administrators, Technology Directors

Dates: 2/6/2020

This interactive workshop will provide educators with clarification on the Fair Use (Section 107) Guidelines and Copyright Law. This fast-paced, highly interactive, and fun session on a serious subject, complete with useful hand-outs, Q&A, and small-group discussions about real world compliance issues in today's schools and libraries will provide the understanding needed for responsible educational practice. Students, parents and educators depend on schools to model, explain and correctly apply fair use principles, along with media streaming and copyright concepts and formats. Learn about copyright, fair use, the First Sale Doctrine, infringement issues, creative commons licensing, student performance issues, common sense teacher rules and parameters. Learn Teach Act guidelines and more from an experienced copyright attorney. This full-day workshop is co-sponsored by the regional library systems.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Digital and streaming media use in schools
- Rights of educators under Copyright Law
- Fair Use issues unique to educators
- The TEACH Act

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.

19. Transformative Classroom Learning | FOR RETURNING PARTICIPANTS ONLY

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/6/2020

THIS SESSION IS DESIGNED FOR PARTICIPANTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE SESSIONS HELD DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR.

Advanced Work with Culturally Relevant Pedagogy & Critical Inquiry Projects

Attendees learn additional strategies and techniques that enrich the ongoing design and development of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and other asset-based pedagogies, and their application in the classroom. Emphasis is placed on deepening the designing of learning units that will be shared by students at our 2020 Youth Conference. Sample questions guiding this session are: What potentially will be the Critical Inquiry Project my students will be pursing? What available community resources can my students access? What are some potential challenges I may encounter? What additional support do I need for this project to be successful?

20. Specially Designed Instruction - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/7/2020

Meeting Times: Friday 2/7/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Room A

This one-day training teaches the basic fundamentals of specially designed instruction (SDI) required by Federal and State regulations for students receiving special education services. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

•Define Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

•Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI

•Differentiate SDI from general education instruction

•Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI

•Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications

•Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training

21. Transition Assessments - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Staff

Dates: 2/10/2020

Meeting Times: Monday, 2/10/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Room A

The focus of this workshop is on identifying and utilizing assessments to drive transition planning as well as the development of post-secondary IEP goals. Middle and High School CSE chairs, educators, school counselors and school psychologists are strongly encouraged to attend. PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. Define transition assessment 2. Identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the areas of Education/Training, Employment and Independent Living 3. Utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP Each participant will review actual assessments appropriate for students with a variety of classifications and needs. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.

22. LOTE Teacher Network: Language Learning Through Project Based Learning - 2nd Session - Enroll in one or all 4 sessions.

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers of Foreign Language

Dates: 2/10/2020

SESSION 2: February 10, 2020 - Language Learning Through Project Based Learning
Fluency in speaking and writing can be enhanced when students learn through PBL. This session focuses on theme-based, authentic learning while developing classroom products or performances.

SESSION 1:January 13, 2020 - Creating Games for Learning
SESSION 3: March 16, 2020 - Making Writing Personal
SESSION 4: April 20, 2020 - Assessment Reviews

SPECIAL PRICING: $500 FOR THE SERIES or $150 PER SESSION

23. eResources Webinar Series: Britannica Academic

Program: School Library System

Audience: High School teachers – Advanced Placement & Collegiate Level

Dates: 2/10/2020

Britannica Academic includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica Academic.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Create a My Britannica account to collect, organize, and share favorite content sets.
2. Explore Britannica Content to meet curriculum needs (American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math).

The Britannica resources are provided by the New York State Library through NOVELNY. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This is an instructed webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

24. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: OverDrive)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 2/11/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

25. Evaluation is Inevitable but Growth is Optional: Frameworks for Leadership

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K - 12 Building and Central Office Administrators

Dates: 2/11/2020

One of our most powerful tools for growth is self-reflection and goal-setting. The SOAR Framework for Leadership Development provides educational leaders with a tool to examine areas of strength and those where individuals may wish to grow. Combining this framework with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) - the successor to the ISLLC standards on which the MPPR is based - leaders can examine themselves, the guideposts for educational leaders today, and focus their professional growth. This seminar will guide leaders through an examination of both frameworks and offer tools to facilitate goal-setting, communication, and growth.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

26. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/12/2020 to 3/11/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesdays - 2/12/20, 2/19/20, 2/26/20, Tuesday 3/3/20 from 8:30 - 3:30 and Wednesday 3/11/20 from 8:30 - 11:30

Location: Conference Center

5 Day Series: Wednesdays - 2/12/20, 2/19/20, 2/26/20, Tuesday 3/3/20 and Wednesday 3/11/20
In this 5 day training (plus optional half-day CPSE module), Chairpersons will gain an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the following aspects of Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education: The approximate breakdown of topics are as followed:
1. Regulatory Foundations (Day 1)
2. Referral (Day 1)
3. Evaluation (Day 2)
4. Eligibility (Day 2)
5. IEP Development (Days 3 & 4)
6. IEP Implementation (Day 5)
7. Annual Review (Day 5)
8. Reevaluation (Day 5)
9. Effective Meetings (Day 5)
10. CPSE (separate registration required)
To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9. This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email with which session(s) you will be attending - brian.orzell@dcboces.org. This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

27. OnDemand PD Mini-Series: Google/ MS Forms for Data, Surveys, and Quizzes

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: PK-12 teachers and administration

Dates: 2/12/2020

Cable and Prime Time TV are not options for busy professionals in current times. Why can't PD be OnDemand to fit your busy schedule? Engage in self-paced PD on your time frame using our OnDemand PD Series. "Episode" modules vary from one hour or more dependent on topic and rigor.

"Mini-series" are more interactive, self-paced modules all done online on your time! All topics are chosen to help educate, motivate, and stay current on education trends.

Google Forms/ Microsoft Forms is a tool that can be used to gather, sort, and use data for multiple purposes. Are you interested in learning how to:

** keep better records on a particular student?
** gather data for RTI or students with IEP's and 504's?
** create self-grading quizzes?
** collaborate with colleagues on creating quizzes, surveys, and more?

Participants will take place in three modules exploring three different topics: Forms for Quizzes, Forms for Surveys, and Forms for Data Collection. Each session will expect participants to engage in creating a Form for each session to share and participate in responding to discussion questions for credit.
Upon registration, participants will receive a welcome message with information on how to attend. Participants will need a personal or school issued Google account to attend.

OnDemand Mini-Series begins on February 12th, 2020. All modules, assignments, and activities are due March 4th, 2020 to receive credit.
Dutchess BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

28. Live Labs Series: Data Collection, Visualization & Analysis in the Science Classroom

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grade K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/12/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Learning science requires multilayered thinking that relies on the quality of inquiry, data collection, analysis, and strong communication skills. Using a set of phenomena-based investigations, participants will explore a variety of data collection methods and analysis tools that can easily be introduced to students.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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.

29. Classroom Management - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides

Dates: 2/13/2020 to 2/20/2020

Meeting Times: Thursdays - 2/13/20 & 2/20/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: ***Day 1 - room B/C & Day 2 - Administrative Conf.

This is a 2-day training is designed to be a Tier 1 overview for classroom management strategies for classroom staff.
This training is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.

30. Classroom Management - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides

Dates: 2/18/2020 to 2/25/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesdays - 2/18/20 & 2/25/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: TLC Lab

This is a 2-day training is designed to be a Tier 1 overview for classroom management strategies for classroom staff.
This training is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.

31. Live Labs Series: Energy Transformation - It's All Connected!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grade K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/19/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

The old adage, "We are all one", holds true in the world of science! This Live Lab will explore the interconnectedness of energy as it moves from the natural world to the human-centered world. Using a game-like format, we will explore the many forms of energy and follow its transformation as energy moves across space and time. Teachers will learn about classroom technologies that can be applied to help students visualize the interconnection of energy, humans, and life itself.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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

32. Health Educators Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Regional Health Professionals

Dates: 2/19/2020

Health Educators implement skills based learning activities to enhance the health and learning of their students. Throughout the community there are teachers implementing great standards based learning activities and assessments.

This network seeks to facilitate regular meetings to share best practices. We are a network of teachers, teacher leaders and regional health professionals who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on standards based, skills driven learning, assessment.

We will engage in professional dialogue with topics such as:

vaping, mental health, skills based learning, standards based assessment, project based learning, and other topics guided by group needs and interest.

Register Separately for each session: October 16, 2019, December 11, 2019, February 19, 2020, April 29, 2020, and June 17, 2020.

33. Strengthening Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)-It All Starts With You!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All educators and school leaders

Dates: 2/20/2020

According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning or CASEL, "in order to promote students' social and emotional competence, it's important for schools to simultaneously foster a supportive staff environment that cultivates the social and emotional competence and capacity of the adults in the building."
The purpose of this workshop is to provide a foundational overview that will build common knowledge and vocabulary about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and the five competencies. In particular, this workshop will examine each of the competencies, the challenges associated with the competency, and reflection opportunities for participants to understand their own SEL competency strengths and growth areas.
In addition, as participants learn about personal strategies for SEL competency, reflection and planning time will be provided to explore and deepen thinking about how some of the SEL strategies/practices presented may be integrated into classroom, building, and district cultures.
Participants will be provided with the latest information and resources about SEL. In addition, there will be opportunities to network with other participants regarding implementation of SEL practices across the region.



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: Discover the NEW TeachingBooks!

Program: School Library System

Audience: 6-12 Classroom Teachers and Librarians (Secondary)

Dates: 2/20/2020

Join us for a one-hour instructed webinar on using TeachingBooks as a curricular resource. All the same great resources with a new look! Explore videos filmed in authors' studios, lessons, book trailers, and vocabulary lists. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with books. Deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues. TeachingBooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

Topics:
1. authors and illustrators
2. searching, customizing, sharing

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

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

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/21/2020 to 3/27/2020

Meeting Times: Fridays - 2/21/20, 2/28/20, 3/13/20, 3/20/20 from 8:30 - 3:30 and Friday 3/27/20 from 8:30 - 11:30

Location: Conference Room A

5 Day Series: Fridays - 2/21/20, 2/28/20, 3/13/20, 3/20/20 and 3/27/20 - snow date 4/17/20
In this 5 day training (plus optional half-day CPSE module), Chairpersons will gain an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the following aspects of Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education: The approximate breakdown of topics are as followed:
1. Regulatory Foundations (Day 1)
2. Referral (Day 1)
3. Evaluation (Day 2)
4. Eligibility (Day 2)
5. IEP Development (Days 3 & 4)
6. IEP Implementation (Day 5)
7. Annual Review (Day 5)
8. Reevaluation (Day 5)
9. Effective Meetings (Day 5)
10. CPSE (separate registration required)
To complete the training, participants must attend Modules 1-9. This training is designed for newer Chairpersons; however, veteran chairs would benefit and are welcomed. If you are making up a session from a previous round, please contact me via email with which session(s) you will be attending - brian.orzell@dcboces.org. This training must have a minimum of 5 participants. Under-enrollment may result in postponement or cancellation.

36. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/21/2020 to 2/26/2020

Meeting Times: Friday 2/21/20 & Wednesday 2/26/20- 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Room 1

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

37. C.A.I.T. Meeting- February

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 2/21/2020

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

38. Next Generation Instruction and ELLs/MLLs: Advanced Literacy in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms (RBERN)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: ENL Teachers, Coordinators, Content Teachers and Teaching Assistants who utilize NYSESLAT Data, School and District Administrators

Dates: 2/25/2020

What is Advanced Literacy, and how does it relate to ELL/MLL learner success? In this workshop, participants will take a deep dive into the Advanced Literacy Briefs on Linguistically Diverse Learners and the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards, provided to NYS by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. This workshop will define and explore the skills and competencies that enable the achievement of linguistically diverse students in literacy while allowing participants to evaluate current structures for the existence of Advanced Literacy Hallmarks, using a tool developed to gauge effectiveness of Curriculum, Materials and Instruction.

*NOTE: In an effort to move toward environmental consciousness, please be aware that this is a PAPERLESS workshop. In order to access the presentation materials, participants should bring a device of their choosing (i.e. laptop, tablet, Chromebook). If this is an issue for you, please contact us at rbern@swboces.org so we can make accommodations.

39. Live Labs Series: Polymers - Exploring the Structure of Nature

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/26/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Polymers can be found throughout the natural world. This workshop will give teachers the opportunity to produce a polymer that acts as a bouncy ball! We'll examine the properties of the materials used to produce polymers, and examine how these properties change through the process of polymerization. Working with chemical and physical properties of polymers, teachers will extend this knowledge to other materials in the natural world. K-12

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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

40. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 2/27/2020 to 3/9/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, 2/27/20 & Monday, 3/9/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Room A

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

41. Team Implementation Guidance - - Liberty High School **For Liberty CSD staff ONLY**

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Liberty CSD staff

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00-3:00

Location: Liberty High School

New
Please be advised: this training for the staff of the Liberty Central School District only.

42. Transition in the IEP - Liberty High School **For Liberty CSD staff ONLY**

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Liberty CSD staff

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:15-11:15

Location: Liberty High School

New
Please be advised: this training for the staff of the Liberty Central School District only.

43. Uncovering our Blind Spots - How our Cultural Attitudes Shape our Leadership Lens

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All district administrators

Dates: 2/27/2020

Everyone thinks, acts, and understands from the framework of their cultural attitudes shaped by families, friends, and community. Understanding one's own cultural attitude, as well as those of colleagues, can help to develop stronger leadership skills. This workshop will focus on uncovering our individual cultural biases that may impact the decisions we make on a daily basis. We'll first explore Harvard University's Project Implicit as a tool for raising awareness around our individual cultural blind spots. Additional exercises using role play will be included, adding support to our understanding of cultural attitudes, and strengthening our skills as leaders.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

44. ITSAC Meeting - February 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 2/28/2020

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

Location: 136

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.

45. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 3/2/2020

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

Location: Room 115

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

46. Specially Designed Instruction - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/2/2020

Meeting Times: Monday 3/2/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Conf Center

This one-day training teaches the basic fundamentals of specially designed instruction (SDI) required by Federal and State regulations for students receiving special education services. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

•Define Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

•Describe and understand Federal and New York State regulatory guidelines for SDI

•Differentiate SDI from general education instruction

•Identify what elements of instruction may be adapted in SDI

•Identify and describe the differences between SDI accommodations and modifications

•Develop SDI based upon individual student needs using concepts and skills learned during this training

47. eResources Webinar Series: Britannica Escolar

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators - English as a Second Language and Spanish Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2020

Britannica Escolar is accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels: primary and secondary. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica Escolar. The New York State Library provides Britannica Escolar through NOVELNY. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Create a My Britannica account to collect, organize, and share favorite content sets.
2. Explore Britannica Content to meet curriculum needs (American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This is an instructed webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

48. OnDemand PD Mini-Series: TPACK, SAMR, and Triple E!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: PK-12 teachers and administration

Dates: 3/3/2020 to 3/24/2020

Cable and Prime Time TV are not options for busy professionals in current times. Why can't PD be OnDemand to fit your busy schedule? Engage in self-paced PD on your time frame using our OnDemand PD Series. "Episode" modules vary from one hour or more dependent on topic and rigor.

"Mini-series" are more interactive, self-paced modules all done online on your time! All topics are chosen to help educate, motivate, and stay current on education trends.

In this online mini-series, participants will learn about three popular frameworks for educational technology integration: TPACK, SAMR, and Triple E. Participants will complete three modules and be expected to participate in discussions, create activities, and share amongst members of the group in order to receive credit for the course. Upon registration, participants will receive a welcome message with information on how to attend. Participants will need a personal or school issued Google account to attend.

OnDemand Mini-Series begins on March 3rd, 2020. All modules, assignments, and activities are due March 24th, 2020 to receive credit.
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. Live Labs Series: Exploring Water - Urban and Rural Water Recycling

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Water is our most precious commodity, supporting all of life on planet Earth. We'll investigate the "life cycle" of water after it reaches urban and rural communities, tracing its path from snow melt and rainfall to your faucet. Participants will build water purification systems and test their effectiveness for producing potable water. We'll explore systems for water recycling used around the globe and engineer our own system for the conservation of water.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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

50. eResources Webinar Series: New York Heritage and Digital Public Library of America

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/3/2020

This one-hour instructed webinar will introduce participants to New York Heritage (NYH) and Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), two websites that provide free access to primary sources and other resources for the K-12 Community. NYH is a digital library containing historical resources contributed by hundreds of organizations in New York. DPLA is a national portal that provides access to millions of resources from organizations across the country, as well as primary source sets and teaching guides for classroom use.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Navigate each resource's search paths.
2. Filter search results to isolate to relevant content.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Search strategies
2. Citation tools
3. Ideas for use

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

51. Nurturing and Sustaining Your Own Well-Being: Social and Emotional Learning For School Leaders

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All Educational Leaders

Dates: 3/4/2020

According to the research from sources including the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and others, there are many immediate and lifelong benefits for our students with the integration of social and emotional learning (SEL) practices in our classrooms, buildings, and districts. We also know the importance of strengthening adult SEL. As leaders, we value this work and are invested in supporting it. To fully support the work of creating positive cultures and SEL practices, we also need to nurture and sustain our own SEL and wellness.<> This two-hour seminar will offer opportunities to self assess, consider our own mindfulness, and learn strategies to strengthen our own SEL and consider ways that the strategies can be applied in our everyday interactions.<> 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.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

52. Transition Assessments - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education Staff

Dates: 3/5/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, 3/5/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: TLC

The focus of this workshop is on identifying and utilizing assessments to drive transition planning as well as the development of post-secondary IEP goals. Middle and High School CSE chairs, educators, school counselors and school psychologists are strongly encouraged to attend. PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. Define transition assessment 2. Identify transition assessments that are useful in developing post-secondary goals in the areas of Education/Training, Employment and Independent Living 3. Utilize transition assessment information to guide development of the IEP Each participant will review actual assessments appropriate for students with a variety of classifications and needs. NOTE: This is a full day workshop. Lunch and refreshments on your own.
HACKING LEADERSHIP: 10 WAYS GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE LEARNING THAT TEACHERS, STUDENTS AND PARENTS LOVE

Mr. Sinanis will identify 10 problems with school leadership and provide right-now solutions for building a rich community while bringing fun back to school. Participants will explore how to amplify individual staff needs while maintaining a collaborative vision; break down the walls between home and school; explore the ways to recruit, hire and induct superstars; create a culture where "Yes" and "Trust" are default; sustain momentum and inspire all stakeholders so we can eradicate the deficit mindset!

Dr. Tony Sinanis is the Superintendent of Schools in Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District. Previously, Dr. Sinanis served as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in the Plainedge, New York public schools and lead learner, principal, at both Clearstream Avenue School in Valley Stream and Cantiague Elementary School, in Jericho, New York. Cantiague was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School and a 2015 Model School. Additionally, Dr. Sinanis received the 2014 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year Award, and the national 2013 Bammy Award for Elementary School Principal of the Year. Mr. Sinanis is the co-author of the book, "Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning That Teachers, Students, and Parents Love".

Finding the Brilliance Series Cost:
$450 per person to attend one session, $2600 for 5 seats per session or $5200 per district for unlimited registration to all sessions in the series.

54. Banned Books Symposium

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-16 Educators, Public Librarians, Parents

Dates: 3/7/2020

This half-day symposium will feature presentations in all capacities of banned, challenged, and controversial books, a Drag Queen Story Hour, and keynote presentation by Nick Bruel.

The plenary session will address the state of LGTBQ+ materials in public and school libraries. Drag Queen, Victoria Precise will open with an LGTBQ+ focused story followed by a panel discussion on LGBTQ+ book censorship in school and public libraries. Nick Bruel, author of the Bad Kitty series will provide the luncheon keynote address. A book sale and signing will follow. A light lunch will be served.

This event is co-sponsored by the Mount Saint Mary Kaplan Family Library, Division of Education, Division of Arts & Letters as well as Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Sullivan, Ulster, School Library Systems and Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. The registration and payment deadline is Monday, February 24, 2020. Registration is mandatory for this half-day conference. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/banned-books-symposium.

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.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Drag Queen Story Hour
- Banned and Challenged books
- Censorship

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Discuss experiences and responses to challenged books
- Gain tips on how to respond to book censorship, learn the typical objections to books, and the usual procedure for challenging book bans.

55. ESPN: Elementary School Principals Network, Meeting 3 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Elementary principals

Dates: 3/10/2020

Elementary principals have a lot to offer not only their schools but each other. This network opportunity encourages all elementary building leaders to connect with and learn from each other through regular meetings infused with timely professional learning and pertinent information. Elementary building leaders will meet four times to share best leadership practices, examine strategies, and benefit from the collective intelligence and expertise of their colleagues.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Social and Emotional Learning
- Instructional practices and curriculum
- Conflict management
- Culturally responsive practices
- Leading successful of initiatives
- Professional Conversations

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

Meeting dates: October 8, January 7, March 10, and May 13

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.

56. CPSE Chairperson Module - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/11/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, 3/11/20 - 12:30-3:30

Location: Conf. Center

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

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

•CPSE timelines

•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE

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

57. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Primary Sources and Civic Engagement)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 3/11/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. In this session participants will practice document-based research, promote Civic Engagement outside the classroom through writing, and find primary resources that are not always online. In addition, attendees will get a behind-the -scenes tour of the FDR Museum and Archives. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Understand how to use document-based research in creating a classroom assignment
2. Practice using websites that host digitized documents from local repositories
3. Create a bibliography that includes resources from online repositories
4. Start a lesson plan and annotated bibliography

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Civic Engagement through Classroom Discussion
2. Archives and Document Based Research
3. Digital Repositories
4. Primary Source Documents
5. Statistics in Schools from the Census Bureau

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.

58. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Elementary Teams

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-5 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 3/11/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region. Meeting dates: November 13, January 8, March 11, and May 13.

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

59. Live Labs Series: Gravity, Galaxies, and Stars Galore - Understanding the Universe We Live In!

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

What is Earth's place in the universe? Scientists have confirmed that the universe is expanding, yet the planetary cycles remain consistent as they rotate around the sun in the Milky Way Galaxy. In this Live Lab, we'll study the motions of the planets and moons in our galaxy, with an eye toward trying to understand the Earth's place in the ever-expanding universe.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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

60. Integrated Co-Teaching Network-Secondary Teams

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 3/12/2020

Are you currently working in a Co-teaching team? Please join us to examine evidence based practices that support improved outcomes for students with disabilities. During these meetings we will explore topics such as meaningful access; Specially Designed Instruction; effective planning practices and protocols; developing collaborative working relationships; and much more! This professional learning network will provide an opportunity to explore best practices and share what's working across the county and region. Meeting dates: November 14, January 9, March 12, and May 14.

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

61. Classroom Management - Sullivan BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Educators, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides

Dates: 3/13/2020 to 3/20/2020

Meeting Times: Fridays - 3/13/20 & 3/20/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 1

This is a 2-day training is designed to be a Tier 1 overview for classroom management strategies for classroom staff.
This training is designed for PreK-12 th grade educators who would like more information on positive behavior support- classroom management strategies including: 1) arranging the physical environment, 2) defining, teaching, and acknowledging expectations and rules, 3) defining and teaching classroom procedures and routines, 4) active supervision, 5) behavior specific praise, 6) response strategies for inappropriate behavior, 7) class-wide group contingencies, 8) multiple opportunities to respond.

62. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/13/2020 to 3/23/2020

Meeting Times: Friday, 3/13/20 & Monday, 3/23/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.

63. FBA/BIP 2 Day Training - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: School and District Staff

Dates: 3/16/2020 to 3/25/2020

Meeting Times: Monday, 3/16/20 & Wednesday, 3/25/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Room 137

New
This training will provide general and special education teachers with an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors. Participants will review the steps to successful implementation of an FBA and BIP that are aligned with State and Federal mandates. Participants will learn that addressing challenging behaviors is a collaboration involving teachers, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, families, administrators, and other key stakeholders within a school.

64. LOTE Teacher Network: Making Writing Personal - 3rd Session - Enroll in one or all 4 sessions.

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers of Foreign Language

Dates: 3/16/2020

SESSION 3: March 16, 2020
Making Writing Personal - Session 3 will focus on strategies that engage and encourage writing in the foreign language classroom. Get your students blogging, publishing, and writing books and stories!

SESSION 1: January 13, 2020 - Creating Games for Learning
SESSION 2: February 10, 2020 - Language Learning Through Project Based Learning
SESSION 4: April 20, 2020 - Assessment Reviews

SPECIAL PRICING: $500 FOR THE SERIES or $150 PER SESSION

65. Explicit Direct Instruction - 2 day training - Dutchess BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/17/2020 to 3/24/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 3/7/20 & 3/24/20 - 8:30 - 3:30

Location: Room 137

Effective teaching and efficient use of limited instructional time in classrooms are critical to improve outcomes for our students. In this two-day training, participants will learn the key components of Explicit Direct Instruction, a research based framework for developing and delivering classroom lessons to students of all abilities which has proven to be especially effective for students with disabilities. Participants will leave with a portfolio of specific strategies they can immediately implement in their classrooms, as well as the tools for creating lessons across all content areas that are engaging, rigorous and effective. *Participants are asked to bring a lesson completed in the recent past to develop as an Explicit lesson.
If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

The Science and Engineering Practices (SEP's) represent the skills students need to be critical scientific thinkers and creative engineers. The 8 practices will each be explored in detail, with many grade-level examples of how we can strengthen the skills of inquiry, experimentation, modeling, data analysis, mathematical thinking, engineering, and communication.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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

67. Social Studies Book Club: Beaten Down, Worked Up by Steven Greenhouse

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Teachers 7-12: Social Studies

Dates: 3/18/2020 to 4/22/2020

This workshop meets two times each for a two hour session. We will discuss the history of ups and downs of organized labor in the 20th and 21st centuries. Participants will read "Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor" by Steven Greenhouse. Participants will read pages 1-201 for the first session and 202-339 for the second session.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
- Discuss the challenges and successes of organized labor in the 20th & 21st centuries.
- Connect contemporary issues in worker rights with struggles of workers in the past.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- 1909 Female garment workers
- Sanitation workers strike in Memphis
- Issues relating workers such as GM workers, Uber drivers and hotel housekeepers.

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.

68. K-12 Literacy Network, Meeting 4 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K - 12 teachers; Reading Teachers; Literacy Instruction Coaches; ELA/Literacy teacher leaders

Dates: 3/18/2020

Teachers of ELA at all levels are filled with great knowledge, teaching strategies, management techniques, and new ideas. Every day, they bring these to their classrooms and our children benefit. This network continues to provide literacy educators with regular meetings to learn professionally and network with colleagues to share best practices. We are a network of classroom teachers, teacher leaders, reading teachers, and instructional coaches who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on best practices in literacy, stay current, and engage in professional dialogue around a variety of topics.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Best instructional practices by age and stage
- Responding to struggling learners in the classroom and out (RtI) - Authentic assessment and data-informed instruction
- Integrating/collaborating with other subject areas
- Other topics guided by group need and interest

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND/OR BE ABLE TO:
- Articulate best practices in literacy and identify strategies to support struggling learners
- Develop and/or utilize authentic assessment tools and interpret assessment information to inform instruction
- Define ways to support content area learning for more meaningful instruction

Meeting dates: September 24, November 21, January 8, March 18, and May 28.

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.

69. eResources Webinar Series: Discover the NEW TeachingBooks! (Elementary Educators)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-6 Classroom Teachers and Librarians

Dates: 3/19/2020

Join us for a one-hour instructed webinar on using TeachingBooks as a curricular resource. All the same great resources with a new look! Explore videos filmed in authors' studios, lessons, book trailers, and vocabulary lists. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with books. Deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues. TeachingBooks is provided by Dutchess BOCES School Library System funding. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password.

Topics:
1. authors and illustrators
2. searching, customizing, sharing

You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

70. No Teacher Left Behind: A Deeper Dive into Ways of Knowing

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K - 12 Building and District Office Administrators

Dates: 3/19/2020

The work of Eleanor Drago-Severson and Jessica Blum-DeStefano offers insights into adult "Ways of Knowing."½½ Previous learning experiences have exposed educators to the four "ways of knowing"½½ - Instrumental, Socializing, Self-authoring, and Self-transforming. This seminar builds on this initial understanding offering educators a deeper dive into the work on this developmental approach to feedback for educators. Participants will examine how ways of knowing influence how we give feedback, how to frame constructive and inquiry-oriented feedback, tips for building a culture of feedback and trust needed for growth, how to help adults apply feedback, and ways to grow oneself through feedback.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

71. ITSAC Meeting - March 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 3/20/2020

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

Location: 136

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.

72. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Advisory Council Members

Dates: 3/20/2020

This is a quarterly meeting of the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council. SNOW DATE IS MARCH 27, 2020

73. Britannica ImageQuest (Webinar) - Red Hook CSD Educators Only

Program: School Library System

Audience: Red Hook Central School District K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/23/2020

Britannica ImageQuest brings lesson plans, assignments and projects to life with over three million images from 62 leading collections...and growing! The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Getty Images, the Science Photo Library, Ingram Publishing, the National Geographic Society and other trusted image sources have joined with Britannica to provide the best and broadest offering of curriculum-relevant imagery and clip art materials (infographics, signs and symbols, graphic concepts and cool vector illustrations) all rights-cleared for educational non-commercial use. Join Britannica's Education Consultant, Courtney France, to discover non-fiction text, multimedia, and interactive content to support your curriculum. Build digital content sets for the school year within Britannica ImageQuest.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Develop strategies to use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in text to demonstrate an understanding of the subject (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
2. Find new ways for students to include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations
3. Learn how to enhance student writing and speaking projects with illustrations and multimedia.

Britannica ImageQuest is provided by the Red Hook CSD school libraries. This live webinar is only available to Red Hook CSD educators. Contact your school librarian for the remote username and password. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You must participate in all questions and activities to ensure that you receive credit for your participation.

74. FBA/BIP 2 Day Training - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: School and District Staff

Dates: 3/24/2020 to 3/31/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 3/24/20 and 3/31/20 - 8:30-3:30

Location: Conf. Room A

New
This training will provide general and special education teachers with an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors. Participants will review the steps to successful implementation of an FBA and BIP that are aligned with State and Federal mandates. Participants will learn that addressing challenging behaviors is a collaboration involving teachers, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, families, administrators, and other key stakeholders within a school.

75. HSPN: High School Principals' Network-Meeting 4 of 5

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: High School Principals

Dates: 3/24/2020

Being a high school principal can be an isolated position. Even though other capable administrators, teachers, and staff are part of the team, the sole authority is on you to lead your building. There is often a need to converse with other principals who have similar experiences in terms of student behavior, curriculum and assessment practices, new NYSED initiatives, etc. These five facilitated meetings will provide that forum for sharing challenges, successes, solutions, and best practices and provide opportunities to collaborate with colleagues to build professional growth and camaraderie. Topics for learning and discussion may include; the "new" standards, revisions to ESSA, social and emotional learning, school safety, special education, graduation requirements, digital devices, social media, bullying, and specific topics of interest generated by the group. Join us to discuss these topics and others in a welcoming and supportive environment. Sign up on MLP for each meeting individually. All meetings are from 8:30 to 10:30 am at CTI Room 10. Participants will be able to *Determine topics of specific interest* *Discuss areas of success and challenge* *Build professional growth* *Collaborate with colleagues* 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.

76. Tech Talks Roundtable for Technology Integration Specialists

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Integration Specialists K-12

Dates: 3/24/2020

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

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

77. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: Genrefication)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 3/24/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

78. CPSE Chairperson Module - Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Dates: 3/27/2020

Meeting Times: Friday, 3/27/20 - 12:30-3:30

Location: Conference Room A

*Registration is for the CPSE Module only*
"Snow Date - 4/17/20
The CPSE Chairperson training module is an optional component of the NYSED vetted CPSE/CSE Chairperson training. The purpose of this module is to provide CPSE Chairpersons with an in-depth understanding of effective practices in the facilitation of the CPSE process. Specific areas of focus will include:


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


•CPSE timelines >


•Parent education and involvement in the CPSE


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

79. MSPN: Middle School Principal Network - Meeting 3 of 4

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Middel Level Principals

Dates: 3/27/2020

All Middle School Principals and Assistant Principal's are invited to join our county-wide Middle School Principal Network. The purpose of this network is to strengthen our communication and collaboration. Building administration can be a challenging experience, especially for principals who may be the only administrator in a building. Principals collaborating and sharing both problems and solutions can be a valuable avenue for providing direction and support. The Dutchess BOCES county-wide Middle School Principals' Meetings are structured to provide a place to discuss, share, learn, and support the important work of building leaders.

As per last year's survey, there will be 4 meetings throughout the 2019-2020 school year. The first meeting will be held at the CTI Dutchess BOCES campus. Subsequent meetings will be hosted at one of your middle schools to give those interested an opportunity to share and showcase your successes!

Sign up for each meeting individually:
November 15, 2019
January 10, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 15, 2020.

80. Toolkit for Engaging and Supporting ELLs in Science (RBERN) TIME CHANGE: 8:30AM - 2:30PM

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Science Teachers, Administrators, ENL Teachers, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 3/31/2020

Wait List
Science in the K-12 environment offers a unique opportunity for ELLs to be able to participate in unique and exciting hands-on activities. This workshop will begin by outlining various engaging strategies including methods, techniques, and scaffolds that can be used by science teachers to help ELLs in the classroom. Next, we'll begin by learning as a group a few highly-engaging and culturally relevant science topics that may serve as a springboard for building science interest for ELLs. Then, we will work individually or as small groups to update/adjust either existing science lessons or create brand new lessons that reach all types of learners.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to effectively apply multiple science-related scaffolding techniques into their own curriculum.

81. OPALS User Group Webinar (Topic: Weeding)

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians and Library Staff participants in Coser 541.000

Dates: 4/14/2020

This 1-hour live webinar will provide participants in the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Library Automation Coser 541.000 an update on important features related to the OPALS library automation system and our shared OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Advantage Collections
2. OverDrive
3. Genrefication
4. Weeding

82. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Resources on the Open Internet)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 4/15/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. From spotting fake news to crafting better web searches and understanding copyright, the goal of this day is to help you create assignments that foster critical thinking and meet learning standards. In this session participants will learn from educators on the best practices for helping your students prevent plagiarism, evaluate resources, master tools for citation, understand how to promote good copyright adherence, and make the most out of FREE resources available on the open web. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Make a connection between a high school research assignment and a college assignment
2. Develop an understanding of how to find factual information online
3. Explain why citation matters and how to teach students about plagiarism
4. Develop an understanding of how to ethically use and share materials in classroom work
5. Create an annotated bibliography

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. Digital Collections in Practice
2. Wikipedia & the Public Domain
3. Copyright
4. Citation Tools
5. Resource Evaluation
6. Plagiarism & Citations
7. Beyond the CRAAP Test

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.

83. Integrated Co-Teaching Institute-Two Days

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Integrated Co-teaching Teams

Dates: 4/16/2020 to 5/21/2020

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND... Co-teaching teams will attend this 2-day institute that will be focused on developing effective partnerships, creating productive and positive classroom environments, and utilizing co-planning protocols.
Participants will learn how to specially design their instruction to meet the specific needs of students with disabilities. Evidence based strategies and resources will be provided and used during facilitated planning time.
Please come as co-teaching teams.
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.

84. ITSAC Meeting - April 17, 2020

Program: Learning Technology

Audience: Dutchess County Technology Directors (or their delegate)

Dates: 4/17/2020

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

Location: 136

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.

85. Dignity for all Students (DASA) 6 Hour Course for Certification

Program: Educational Resources

Dates: 4/21/2020

TRAINING IN HARASSMENT, BULLYING, CYBERBULLING, AND DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS: PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION. REQUIRED DASA TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS.

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.

IF PAYING BY PERSONAL CHECK MUST BE RECEIVED 2 WEEKS PRIOR (UNLESS PAYING BY CASH), MADE PAYABLE TO DUTCHESS BOCES, 5 BOCES ROAD, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12601, ATT: KIP NEWMAN

CERTIFICATE AWARDED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRAINING DAY.

86. Making the NYSSLS Accessible to All Students

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/27/2020

The Next Generation Science Standards were built to insure that all students have access to a comprehensive science education. Making connections between the Disciplinary Core Ideas, Science & Engineering Practices, and Crosscutting Concepts forms the foundation of teaching and learning. Strategies for instructional planning and delivery will be explored that benefit all students, with an emphasis on diversity related to economically disadvantaged, racial & ethnic groups, students with disabilities, ELL's, female students, alternative education students, and gifted & talented 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.

87. Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "LEARN" / AM Workshop (RBERN) TIME CHANGE: 8:30AM - 11:15AM

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/28/2020

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted" version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original" toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This morning workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the PM "Apply" workshop.

88. Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "APPLY" / PM Workshop (RBERN)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 4/28/2020

This afternoon "rebooted" session will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn" workshop to apply the various technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply" session you must attend the AM "Learn" workshop.

89. LOTE Teacher Network: Assessment Reviews - 4th Session - Enroll in one or all 4 sessions.

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers of Foreign Language

Dates: 4/29/2020

SESSION 4: April 29, 2020
Assessment Reviews - This session will explore assessments used in New York and across the country, as well as skill-specific assessment options. Participants will create a rubric-aligned, alternative assessment for use in their classroom.

SESSION 1: January 13, 2020 - Creating Games for Learning
SESSION 2: February 10, 2020 - Language Learning Through Project Based Learning
SESSION 3: March 16, 2020 - Making Writing Personal

SPECIAL PRICING: $500 FOR THE SERIES or $150 PER SESSION

90. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition (Online Security and Privacy for Students)

Program: School Library System

Audience: Secondary Classroom Teachers and School Librarians

Dates: 4/29/2020

This workshop is part of our high school to college transition four part series. Keeping yourself safe online and securing your private data is a matter of practice. In this session participants will learn how information travels on the internet, how to instill the value of privacy in your students, how to update Wikipedia and use it as a learning tool, know what privacy tools are the most important and the most practical, and promote secure internet use. The cost is $90 for the 4-day series or $30 for an individual class. Lunch is included. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This series is co-sponsored with Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with Southeastern at https://senylrc.regfox.com/educator-lab-2020.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO:
1. Develop an understanding of how information on the internet is made available to the end user
2. Confidently create strong passwords, logins, and protocols for personal internet security
3. Talk with students about sharing personal data with care
4. Understand basic cyber security concepts
5. Appreciate the need for authentication online

TOPICS INCLUDE:
1. How Information Travels on the Internet
2. Security Systems and Encryption
3. Privacy Settings & Security Checklist
4. How to Interact with your IT Department
5. Privacy in our Digital Age

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.

91. Health Educators Network

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Regional Health Professionals

Dates: 4/29/2020

Health Educators implement skills based learning activities to enhance the health and learning of their students. Throughout the community there are teachers implementing great standards based learning activities and assessments.

This network seeks to facilitate regular meetings to share best practices. We are a network of teachers, teacher leaders and regional health professionals who will meet five times over the course of the school year to focus on standards based, skills driven learning, assessment.

We will engage in professional dialogue with topics such as:

vaping, mental health, skills based learning, standards based assessment, project based learning, and other topics guided by group needs and interest.

Register Separately for each session: October 16, 2019, December 11, 2019, February 19, 2020, April 29, 2020, and June 17, 2020.

92. Integrated Co-Teaching and Tech Tools for Collaboration & Communication

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: K-12 Co-teachers and administrators

Dates: 4/30/2020

In this full day workshop, participants will learn about tech tools available to help with planning, instruction, communication, assessments, and data collection for integrated co-teaching teams.
Participants will engage in hands-on exploration of multiple tools available to enhance co-planning opportunities as well as time-saving techniques for more effective collaboration and communication.
Participants will have access to laptops or may bring their own devices. It is recommended that participants attend with co-teaching partner(s).
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.

93. Insuring Greater Success for Building and District Initiatives

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: All School Administrators

Dates: 4/30/2020

Even the best laid plans can go astray. Good planning is not the only foundation on which success is built. In this workshop we will explore the strategies of creating Pre- and Post-mortem protocols that will provide added support toward the success of your projects. We'll also explore additional tools that help can set the groundwork for planning, organizing, and the execution of your school plans.
DISTRICTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINAR SERIES COSER 512.030.

94. HV TOD ROUNDTABLE

Program: Special Education

Audience: Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dates: 5/4/2020

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

Location: Room 115

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

95. OnDemand PD Mini-Series: Learn how to prepare your 1:1 virtual classroom now and for the 20-21 school year

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: PK-12 teachers and administration

Dates: 5/4/2020

Cable and Prime Time TV are not options for busy professionals in current times. Why can't PD be OnDemand to fit your busy schedule? Engage in self-paced PD on your time frame using our OnDemand PD Series. "Episode" modules vary from one hour or more dependent on topic and rigor.

"Mini-series" are more interactive, self-paced modules all done online on your time! All topics are chosen to help educate, motivate, and stay current on education trends.

In this online mini-series, participants will learn about the 4 C's and how an online digital "classroom" can combine current curriculum and technology tools to engage, enhance, and extend student learning. Participants will complete three modules which explore tech tools and tips for creating a strong and cohesive program in a 1:1 environment. Learn these tips before summer to start preparing and planning all through those summer weeks!

Participants are expected to engage in discussions, create activities, and share amongst members of the group in order to receive credit for the course. Upon registration, participants will receive a welcome message with information on how to attend. Participants will need a personal or school issued Google account to attend.

OnDemand Mini-Series begins on May 4th, 2020. All modules, assignments, and activities are due May 26th, 2020 to receive credit.
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.

96. Biomimicry: Inspiring & Engaging Students While Linking Science, Engineering, ELA & the Arts

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Educators K-12

Dates: 5/5/2020

Are you looking for a way to inspire the next generation of designers, engineers, artists, planners, public policymakers, and citizens?

Biomimicry is a rapidly growing discipline that offers educators an interdisciplinary platform to connect subjects to one another and to the real world beyond classroom walls. It supports the goals of NYSSLS and STEAM and offers solution-based thinking while inspiring young people with a sense of the possible. It weaves together science, art and technology and offers a compelling model of relevancy because biomimicry will be part of many of the jobs of the future. Biomimicry also provides a plethora of literature for linking ELA to science and the Reading Standards for Literature.

The essential question we will address is "How can learning from nature change our thinking and our world?" The workshop will focus on:


• Principles of Biomimicry


• Biomimicry Case Studies and product application


• The Omega Center for Sustainability (a local biomimicry systems model)


• Function in nature and design


• The Biomimicry Design Process

Participants will also participate in multiple activities that can be replicated in their classroom including a mini Design Challenge. They will be introduced to AskNature and the resources available through the BEN (Biomimicry Educators Network). Time will be set aside for curriculum integration and to talk about the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge which is open to middle, high and college students.
Huda Essa will share her engaging and thought-provoking learning strategies to assist educators in successfully meeting their diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She will help participants to understand the impact of unintentional, unconscious bias towards English Language Learners.
This session is interactive, including experiential simulation, group work and will facilitate open dialogue.

HUDA ESSA, Founder and consultant of Culture Links, LLC., has had a positive influence on countless communities through her engaging and thought-provoking learning opportunities. Essa uses her extensive experience as a cultural competency consultant and an English language development specialist to help organizations successfully meet their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Finding the Brilliance Series
Series Cost: $450 per person to attend one session, $2600 for 5 seats per session or $5200 per district for unlimited registration to all of the sessions in the series.

98. School Library System Advisory Council Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: Advisory Council Meeting

Dates: 5/8/2020

This is a quarterly meeting of the Dutchess BOCES School Library System Advisory Council.

99. C.A.I.T. Meeting- May

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Technology Directors, Technology Integration Specialists

Dates: 5/8/2020

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

100. Live Labs Series: Fractals, Fibonacci, and Flowers - Finding Symmetry in Science

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/11/2020

If you have not yet experienced a Live Lab!, you will want to join us for the 2019-2020 SY. With the 2017 adoption of the NYSSLS by the Board of Regents, teachers and administrators are tasked with the responsibility of implementing the new K-12 science standards. Given the inquiry-based pedagogy that forms the foundation of the new science standards, we are pleased to announce a new round of professional development series based on experiential learning. We have expanded our year one offering of 10 Live Labs! to 20! Teachers in grades K-12 are invited to attend these full-day workshops exploring firsthand how the components of three-dimensional science learning integrate into a cohesive educational experience.

Live Labs! give teachers the opportunity to explore the use of phenomena as a framework for inquiry, and to see firsthand how 3-Dimensional science instruction incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices.

Throughout the natural world, symmetry is expressed everywhere. We'll explore the concept of Fractals and how repeating patterns are expressions of the Fibonacci sequence - patterns expressed in the flowers we see, the food we eat, and the animals that we share this planet with. Many hands-on activities will lead participants through a deeper understanding of the natural symmetry that surrounds us, and how symmetry supports adaptation in the natural world.

COST: $2000 PER DISTRICT (PAID BY DISTRICT) FOR ALL OF THE LIVE LABS SERIES for members of the School Improvement CoSer. | Come to one or come to all (unlimited district participation in all of the Live Labs during the 19-20 school year for members of the school improvement CoSer.) $3000 PER DISTRICT FOR NON-MEMBERS.

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.

101. Building Literacy in Social Studies (Grades 6-12)

Program: Educational Resources

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/12/2020

Based on the text, Building Literacy in Social Studies (Ogle, Klemp & McBride) this workshop provides strategies for motivating students as they read social studies texts and primary source materials. Strategies for organizing information, mastering vocabulary, supporting critical thinking through debate, and understanding point-of-views delivered through multi-media formats will be the foundation for this workshop.