Catalog: ONC BOCES Instructional Support Services

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1. Introduction to Trauma Informed Practices

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, LTA's, School Counselor, School Social Worker, School Psychologist

Dates: 4/12/2019

Participants in this session will build knowledge about childhood trauma and begin to develop a toolbox of strategies to build a trauma-informed classroom.

This session will provide an overview of the following topics:

- Basic understanding of the effects of trauma on learning and development
- Impact on school
- Types of behavior
- Strategies (school-wide and classroom)

Registration @ 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
NOTE: Lunch is on your own. (You will have a 1-hour lunch break)

2. THE BEST NEW YOUNG ADULT BOOKS 2018

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Midddle School/ High School Teachers

Dates: 4/12/2019

In this practical all-day workshop, Kathleen Odean will introduce top recently published books for students in grades six through twelve. She will present outstanding new fiction and nonfiction, with useful ideas for promoting the books and integrating them into classrooms. The workshop will also highlight pairings of time-tested fiction and nonfiction books to use across the curriculum. Participants will learn about print resources, websites, display ideas, and activities to motivate teens to read these and other books. The day will also include time to share ideas with each other. Each participant will receive an extensive handout including lists of fiction as well as nonfiction suitable for Common Core listed with the Lexile levels. Kathleen Odean has presented workshops on young adult books since 2000. She was a youth librarian in school and public libraries for 17 years, and served as chairperson of the Newbery Award Committee. Kathleen is the author of Great Books for Girls, Great Books for Boys,and Great Books about Things Kids Love. She serves as the young adult fiction reviewer for Teacher-Librarian, reviews for Kirkus and The Providence Journal, and blogs at Great Common Core Nonfiction.com. Kathleen also teaches Children's and Young Adult Literature in Mansfield University's on-line School Libraries and Information Technologies program.

3. Assessing Your School Counseling Program Activities

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: School Counselors

Dates: 4/26/2019

In this session, participants conduct an analysis of how their current school counseling program meets the updated Part 100.2(j) regulations.

- Identify existing school counseling program services at each tier, using a multi-tiered systems of support framework
- Evaluate current school counseling curriculum and identify gaps (e.g., unmet needs, unmet regulatory requirements) (TIER 1)
- Review guidelines for annual individual progress reviews (grades 6 - 12), identify unmet regulatory requirements, and create or update checklist to guide individual reviews (TIER 1)
- Analyze how other direct services (individual, group counseling, crisis response) meet Part 100.2(j) requirements and identify unmet needs or requirements (TIER 2)

Participants should bring a copy of related documents (individual program review checklist, school counseling curriculum map) they may need to conduct this assessment. A laptop is also required.

PLEASE NOTE: Lunch is on your own. You will have a one-hour break for lunch.

4. May DASA Certification Training

Program: DASA

Dates: 5/8/2019

This 6-hour course is required for anyone pursuing a new certification, including educators applying for their professional certification. Upon completion, ONC BOCES will report your completion electronically.

5. May Principals' Academy

Program: Principals' Academy

Audience: ONC BOCES Building Principals

Dates: 5/23/2019

Principals will participate in a re-callibration and inter-rater reliability activity. Additionally, important NYSED and ONC BOCES updates will be shared on topics such as APPR, new School Counselor Regulations, ESSA, and Computer Based Testing. Registration/light refreshments 8:00-8:30.

6. *Regional Educator Network: Social Studies - Training to Score the Enduring Issues Essay

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/30/2019


Participants will be led through training to prepare them for scoring the Enduring Issues Essay on part 3 of the New Framework Assessment in Global.

Registration: 8:00-8:30
Start time: Promptly @ 8:30 AM

7. Regional Educator's Network: Social Studies- ELA

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 5/31/2019

Come spend the day collaborating with colleagues.

The focus for the day with be priority standards within the New York State Next Generation ELA Learning Standards.
Other topics covered will include:
- Engagement strategies
- Current research
- Resources to help struggling students

Coffee available
Lunch on your own.

8. June DASA Certification Training

Program: DASA

Dates: 6/11/2019

This 6-hour course is required for anyone pursuing a new certification, including educators applying for their professional certification. Upon completion, ONC BOCES will report your completion electronically.

9. June Principals' Academy

Program: Principals' Academy

Audience: ONC BOCES Building Principals

Dates: 6/13/2019

Principals will participate in a re-callibration and inter-rater reliability activity. Additionally, important NYSED and ONC BOCES updates will be shared on topics such as APPR, new School Counselor Regulations, ESSA, and Computer Based Testing. Registration/light refreshments prior to 9:00 start.