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1. Distance Learning Classroom Training-BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 7/1/2022 to 8/30/2022

Learn how to operate your dedicated distance learning classroom in local and videoconference. Participants will learn how to power-up, shut-down, connect, basic audio and video controls, how to show different sources, etc.


Training is available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To request an appointment, register for this event and fill out the form in the link below to request training. Available training dates/times are between July 1st and August 30st, 8:00 AM-3:00 PM



***FILL OUT FORM TO REQUEST APPOINTMENT***

2. Literature Response Journals

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Teachers and Special Education Teachers who serve Intermediate Grades

Dates: 7/7/2022

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Join recently retired 4th grade teacher, Jeanne Damone, as she shares her research and experience with Literature Response Journals. Drawing on her experience using Response Journals, Jeanne will share sample prompts and student writing activities that helped enrich her students' experiences with literature and deepen their understanding of what they were reading.

3. July 2022 Statewide Itinerant Supervisor PLC

Program: Itinerant Services

Dates: 7/8/2022

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Meeting to discuss current issues and brainstorm ideas to improve Itinerant Services within BOCES.

4. Teaching Central Theme through Art and Literature

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Teachers and Special Education Teachers who serve Intermediate Grades

Dates: 7/11/2022

Join veteran 4th grade teacher, Jeanne Damone, as she shares her research and experience teaching theme using a variety of art work and authentic literature. Participants will engage in a variety of unique activities and learn strategies that can strengthen and deepen students' abilities to determine central theme and make thematic connections among texts.

5. Explicit Instruction: An Evidence-Based Practice for Effective and Long-Term Learning

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Pre-K through 12th grade general and special education teachers

Dates: 7/12/2022

This explicit instruction training package is intended to support participants' knowledge of explicit instruction and teachers' abilities to effectively implement explicit instruction. Explicit instruction is a high leverage practice that has proven to be effective for special education students. Research has shown higher achievement results for students with disabilities in both reading and math after receiving explicit instruction. Participants will be able to:
• Understand the definition, supporting research, and benefits of explicit instruction.
• Define and describe the five essential components and other common elements of explicit instruction.
• Explore resources designed to support effective explicit instruction implementation.

6. Disproportionality: Understanding Root Causes

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, administrators, school counselors

Dates: 7/13/2022

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Participants will:
- Explore the root causes of disproportionality in disciplinary actions and special education services
- Understand the initial practice and policy shifts that can contribute to successful and sustainable outcomes for students
- Describe the problem of practice using notification data for the school district
- Develop a deeper understanding of the problem of practice using student enrollment and outcome data



**Please be advised participants do not need to attend both sessions (July 13th and August 17th) to receive credit for this course**

7. REFRESHER Lead Evaluator Training for Leaders who observe teachers

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 7/13/2022


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who observe teachers.

This training is for administrators who have attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Please note: If you are attending the in-person Principals Academy meeting on 6/8, this Lead Evaluator training will be incorporated into that session. You do not need to attend this session.

8. Re-Energize your Mentor Plan

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Mentor Coordinators, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 7/13/2022

As new teachers join our school communities, we want to ensure that our Mentor Programs are robust, relevant, and truly supporting the art and craft of teaching. Join colleagues from the region to discuss Mentor Program standards, regulations, and recommendations. This session will include a facilitated discussion and work time.

9. "Love that Poetry"

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Teachers and Special Education Teachers who serve Intermediate Grades

Dates: 7/14/2022

Join veteran 4th grade teacher, Jeanne Damone, as she shares her research and experience teaching poetry. Using the novel "Love That Dog” by Sharon Creech as well as a variety of other works of poetry, participants will engage in activities and learn strategies that will enhance and enrich their students' learning and understanding of poetry.

10. Schoology Basics

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/14/2022

Join to learn the basics of setting up your classroom on the Schoology LMS.
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration deadline July 12th.

11. Basics of Buzz

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/15/2022

Join to learn the basics of creating your classroom on the Buzz LMS.
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration.

Registration deadline is July 13th

12. Creative Computing: Using Scratch to meet the Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 7/19/2022


Join this workshop to learn how to implement coding and creative computing into your classroom using Scratch. We'll explore and build projects while we dive into curriculum resources. We'll also build and align activities to the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards. You'll leave with ideas to inspire students to build games, animations, stories and more!

**One-hour lunch on your own.**

13. Apex Tips

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2022

Participants will learn how to use the platform for unit recovery, a resource for absences, or for blended learning. Participants will learn how to edit the Apex Content.
Zoom link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration is due July 23rd

14. Mental Health Education in Schools

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, School Counselors, Social Workers

Dates: 7/26/2022


Beginning July 1, 2018, NYSED regulations require schools to implement mental health literacy education in grades K - 12. In this workshop, we will:

- Review the Mental Health Literacy learning standards and requirements, and evaluate implementation
- Explore resources and ideas for addressing the learning standards
- Share resources, materials and lessons (if currently teaching about mental health)

Participants will need to bring a device (laptop, chromebook, iPad) to the workshop.

15. Overdrive Marketplace & LibraryAware Boot Camp

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians in the ONC BOCES region

Dates: 7/26/2022

The first part of this session for Librarians will cover important updates for Overdrive Marketplace and the SORA app. Bring your questions but we will have time to learn how to make, edit and interpret carts, and also take a look at notification preferences, adding Teacher accounts to Marketplace, title assignments, reports and more!

Next, we'll turn to LibraryAware - We'll look at customizing branding blocks and basic settings and discuss ways to optimize your searching within LibraryAware. We will work on a flyer from an SLS template to advertise new services to your teachers and students in the fall. Lastly, we will look at Newsletters which can help with outreach to parents or staff.

16. Preparing your 2021-22 Buzz Courses for the 2022-23 School Year

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/26/2022

Participants will learn how to create a Master's course and use their content year after year, enabling you to tweak it each year!
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration deadline is July 24th

17. Creating the IEP

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related services and chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role should as chairpersons or directors of special education.


Dates: 7/27/2022

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Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum.

18. Media Library STEAM Resources: Robots (Koov, Edison, Sphero, Pi-Top 4)

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians in the ONC BOCES Region

Dates: 7/27/2022

Discover that the robots from the Medial Library lending collection are for you - which ones are more ready to go out of the box and which ones require a bit more prep to use while also learning about resources to help you integrate robots in the classroom with Koov, Edison, Sphero and Pi-Top 4s. Participants will get hands-on time with these Robot kits from the Media Library. We will build, free play, code and explore lesson resources for each of the above kits.

19. Survey of the Free List: A run-down of free EdLaw 2-D compliant software within the NYSITCC opt-in

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 7/28/2022


24 Free software resources that are Ed Law 2-D compliant are available to teachers within districts that opt-in. Let's take time to explore the great potential of these resources for best integrating technology into instruction. Some favorites we'll go over include Book Creator, Boom Learning, Blooket, Code.org, Nearpod, NewsELA, Pear Deck, Wakelet and more. This is a great opportunity to build your repertoire of educational and creative technology tools for both Teacher and Student.

**One-hour lunch on your own.**

20. EdLaw 2-D for New Leaders (Zoom)

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 7/29/2022


Education Law 2-D became effective in January 2020 and asks a lot from Teachers and Administrators. Join this workshop to learn the basics, get resources, and answer your questions about what you are and aren't doing to protect the privacy of your students.

This workshop is for any staff member who plays an important role in using and integrating technology at schools.

21. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 1- Regulatory Foundation, Referral Process, Evaluation,
Eligibility Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators, School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 8/1/2022

Module 1: Regulatory Foundation- federal and state regulations around special education
Module 2: Referral Process- How students are identified for special education programs and services through the referral process
Module 3: Evaluation- What procedures need to be followed to evaluate a student with a potential disability
Module 4: Eligibility Process- How to determine eligibility based on the evaluation and referral process



22. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 2- IEP Development

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators, School Psychologists, Special Education teachers


Dates: 8/2/2022

Module 5: IEP Development-Addressing each area of the IEP and what is required for proper IEP development
- Evaluation Results
- Present Levels of Performance
- Measurable Post-Secondary Goals and Transition Needs
- Measurable Annual Goals
- Program and Testing Accommodations/Modifications
- Coordinated Set of Transition Activities
- Placement Decisions

23. Preparing for the New 8th grade Science Assessment and the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Middle School Science teachers

Dates: 8/2/2022

In this session, we will review the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards. After reviewing the standards, we will look at discussion and assessments questions that we might have used in the past and align them with the new standards. Specifically, the new science standards will be most successful when classroom learning in based in phenomena and student exploration.

24. Preparing for the New 5th grade Science Assessment and the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Elementary Science teachers

Dates: 8/2/2022

In this session, we will review the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards. After reviewing the standards, we will look at discussion and assessments questions that we might have used in the past and align them with the new standards. Specifically, the new science standards will be most successful when classroom learning is based in phenomena and student exploration.

25. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 3- IEP Implementation, Annual Review, Reevaluation, How to Run Effective Meetings

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators, School Psychologists, Special Education teachers


Dates: 8/3/2022

- Module 6: IEP Implementation- How to ensure IEPs are being implemented as written across all service providers and classrooms
- Module 7: Annual Review-Components of an Annual Review meeting
- Module 8: Reevaluation- Components of a Reevaluation meeting
- Module 10: How to Run Effective Meetings


26. Distance Learning Faculty Workshop

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Educators teaching distance learning classes in 2022-23

Dates: 8/3/2022

This workshop is for new and current distance learning faculty hosting courses shared through the distance learning program. This is an opportunity to collaborate with fellow distance learning instructors and review best practices.


***Registration deadline is August 1st.***

27. CPSE/CSE Chairperson Training Day 4- Preschool Special Education Process

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: CPSE and/or CSE Chairpersons, Special Education Directors, Pupil Personnel Directors, Building Administrators, School Psychologists, Special Education teachers

Dates: 8/4/2022

Participants will gain a foundational understanding of the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and the roles and responsibilities of all parties.

28. Infusing Social Emotional Learning into Secondary Classrooms

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/4/2022


Actively learn and plan for infusing Social Emotional Learning Learning into your secondary classroom! Participants will learn about CASEL's 3 Signature Practices, which include instructional routines that promote SEL.

The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
-Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
-anaging a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
-If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
-Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies

Registration 8:00 AM
-Start Time 8:30 AM
Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

30. Fun with Fractions!

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, 4th and 5th Grade Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2022


Come learn about the progression of fractions and effective instructional strategies of how to teach fractions in your classroom! We will increase our own comfort levels with topics including equivalence, comparison, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions so that we can teach fractions with meaning and meet students where they are!

31. An Introduction to First In Math - Virtual

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: ONC BOCES K-5 Math Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/8/2022


First in Math is an online math platform that is currently being purchased by NYSED for every K-5th grade student in NYS. The platform offers game-like instruction and practice of standards-aligned math concepts. This virtual session will give an overview of the program and how to use it, as well as information on how to get district accounts set up. Participants will be given access codes for the hour so that they can try out the math games.

32. ESSA 101 for New Leaders

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, District Leaders

Dates: 8/10/2022


In this workshop, we will:

- Review ESSA accountability indicators
- Discuss L2RPT reports associated with ESSA accountability and walk through where and how to access the reports
- Explore the SCRIC ESSA Data Dashboard

33. Media Library STEAM Resources: 3D Printing & Design: Introduction to 3D Design & Printing

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians in the ONC BOCES Region

Dates: 8/11/2022

This workshop will teach participants how to use the basic 3D design software Tinkercad and train participants in the use of the Media Library 3D printers. The skills learned in this workshop can be easily applied to create a wide variety of fun and useful 3D printable objects. Tinkercad offers the ability to design by dragging and dropping shapes, by coding, and by drawing free hand. It also has capabilities to allow users to design circuits and minecraft creations.

Topics covered:

3D Design -How to design in 3D with Tinkercad
-Basic 3D design terminology
-What makes a design printable
-How to turn 2D creations into 3D with Tinkercad
-Using Tinkercad Teach in the classroom
-Resources for lessons

3D Printing -Printing materials & tools (we now have both rigid and flexible filament!)
-Preparing a 3D model for printing
-Starting and Finishing a print
-Troubleshooting tips & resources
-Play time with the 3Doodlers

Tinkercad is a free online collection of software tools for creating.

You can bring your own laptop or Chromebook or use one of ours for the day. A Laptop is recommended over a Chromebook but not necessary. Light breakfast provided. Lunch is on your own. Attendees will be cleared to borrow a 3D Printer from the Media Library.
The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
-Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
-anaging a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
-If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
-Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies

Registration 8:00 AM
-Start Time 8:30 AM
Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

35. WAMS (Women in American History) Curriculum with Social Studies Teachers 7-12

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/12/2022


This learning experience will focus on enslaved female narratives during the period of Sectionalism, Civil War and Reconstruction. We will work together to modify/differentiate for different grade levels and styles of teaching. Paring your already existing curriculum with WAMS is a great way to add women and other marginalized groups to the narrative that you already teach. You will receive a lesson that you can add directly to your Civil War & Reconstruction Unit.

36. Apex Tips

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/12/2022

Participants will learn how to use the platform for unit recovery, a resource for absences, or for blended learning. Participants will learn how to edit the Apex Content.
Zoom link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration is due August 10th

37. Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Coaches, School Nurses

Dates: 8/15/2022


Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a 6.5 hour training that teaches participants to identify, understand and respond to signs of addiction and mental health problems.

Participants will learn about common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in adolescents, how to interact with a youth in crisis, and how to help young people who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis to connect to professional care.

Participants must complete a brief pre-evaluation and opinions quiz before the session, and a post - evaluation and knowledge test after attending the in - person workshop. Registration ends Friday, 08/05/22 to provide participants sufficient time to complete the pre - test.

38. Schoology Basics

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/15/2022

Join to learn the basics of setting up your classroom on the Schoology LMS.
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration deadline July 12th.

39. Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Mandated 6 Hour Certification Workshop (HYBRID)

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/16/2022 to 8/26/2022


The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that candidates applying for certification, including educators with initial certification applying for professional certification, complete at least 6 hours of coursework/training on harassment, bullying, cyber bullying, and discrimination in schools [Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law]. This training also addresses microaggressions and social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination.

We are approved to offer the DASA workshop as a 2-part course:

Part #1 Asynchronous training (Tuesday, 8/16 - Tuesday, 8/23): Participants work at their own pace during this window, to complete all tasks and assignments by the end date. This consists of a series of modules using recorded lectures, videos, readings, and activities, which takes at least 3 hours to complete. Participants need a computer/device with internet access to watch videos, view and complete documents in PDF format, complete Google Forms, and engage in online activities. You MUST complete Part #1 before you can attend the in-person session.

Part #2: In-Person Training (Friday, 8/26 @ 8:00 - 11:30 am) Participants attend an in-person workshop with the trainer. Make sure you are on time, as we do not allow late entry.

Registration ends on Tuesday, 8/9. Payment must be received no later than Friday, 8/12. Please mail your CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY to: ONC BOCES, Attn: Audra DeSilva, 7352 State Hwy 23, Suite 3, Oneonta, NY 13820. (Payable to: ONC BOCES)

There is a $25 fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Jefferson CSD, Laurens CSD, Oneonta CSD, Roxbury CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, Worcester CSD

There is a $100 fee for all others.

Upon completion of both parts of the course, ONC BOCES will report your completion electronically. If you fail to complete you would need to pay and retake the course at the next offering.
The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training program presents a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.

The skills, knowledge, and professional judgment of staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression.

Program Objectives include:
-Proactively preventing and/or de-escalating a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
-anaging a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
-If necessary, intervening physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
-Processing the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their coping strategies

Registration 8:00 AM
-Start Time 8:30 AM
Please note: 1 hour lunch on your own.

41. Training for New Dignity Act Coordinators

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 8/16/2022


*PLEASE BE AWARE THIS IS NOT THE 6 - HOUR REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION*

This training is designed for new Dignity Act Coordinators, and addresses the following topics:

- Overview/requirements of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Dignity Act Coordinator
- Definitions and differences - misconduct vs. bullying/harassment
- Prevention and intervention strategies
- Tips for conducting Investigations
- Impact and importance of school culture to create a welcoming and affirming environment

Coffee, tea and water will be available. Lunch will be provided.

Registration ends Wednesday, August 10th.

**No fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Jefferson CSD, Laurens CSD, Oneonta CSD, Roxbury CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, Worcester CSD.

There is a $150 fee for employees of all other component districts of the ONC BOCES region.

42. Universal Screening: Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Administrators, Literacy Specialists, School Psychologists, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, any others interested in implementing universal screening

Dates: 8/16/2022

The purpose of this training is to provide participants with an overview of what universal screening is and how to
adopt this practice in their schools. At the conclusion of this training, participants should be able to:
1. Define universal screening
2. Describe the purpose of universal screening
3. Describe the features of a high-quality universal screening measure
4. Identify tools to guide them in selecting a universal screening measure
5. Describe ways in which data from a universal screening measure can be used

43. Esports Workshop #1 - Cohort 2

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/17/2022


Join us to become a part of the ONC BOCES Esports Initiative. This half day workshop will give participants an overview of the what, why and how of an esports team, club or gathering in your school. The goal of the ONC Esports Initiative is to help build esports programs in regional schools. This includes supporting and championing the organic growth of esports by providing guidance, resources and connections. This workshop series is not prescriptive; rather it looks to help mold to district needs, wants, culture and community.

No experience is necessary, just a willingness to mentor an esports club, team, meetup or gathering in your school!

Learn more at: bit.ly/esports-workshop

44. Disproportionality: Understanding Root Causes

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, administrators, school counselors

Dates: 8/17/2022

New
Participants will:
- Explore the root causes of disproportionality in disciplinary actions and special education services
- Understand the initial practice and policy shifts that can contribute to successful and sustainable outcomes for students
- Describe the problem of practice using notification data for the school district
- Develop a deeper understanding of the problem of practice using student enrollment and outcome data



**Please be advised participants do not need to attend both sessions (July 13th and August 17th) to receive credit for this course**

45. EdLaw 2-D for New Leaders (Zoom)

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/17/2022


Education Law 2-D became effective in January 2020 and asks a lot from Teachers and Administrators. Join this workshop to learn the basics, get resources, and answer your questions about what you are and aren't doing to protect the privacy of your students.

This workshop is for any staff member who plays an important role in using and integrating technology at schools.
In addition to covering an overview of the Streaming Services offered by School Library Systems we will also highlight feature updates to existing Databases as well as the new Databases that have been purchased for the 2022-2023 School Year. This will include SWANK K-12 Streaming (Media Library (ML) only), Infobase Feature Films (ML only), Proquest K-12 Schools: Theatre Performance Video Collection (ML only), Soundzabound Updates (All Districts), and more.

47. Educational Benefit IEP Reflection: Strategies for Improving Education Programs and Decision Making at the Committee on Special Education

Program: Regional Partnership Center

Audience: Special Education teachers, CSE Chairs, Special Education Administrators (Please come in teams of at least 3)

Dates: 8/18/2022

The Educational Benefit IEP Reflection: Strategies for Improving Education Programs and Decision Making at the Committee on Special Education (CSE) professional development training package is intended to build awareness that student growth should be reflected across multiple years of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Furthermore, it is intended to guide participants to the realization that throughout the IEP there should be indicators of how the student learns, what their needs are, and the specialized instruction that their disability requires.



Prework: Gather 3 consecutive years of annual review IEPs from the same student, to bring to the training. Please remove Pll and have one copy from each member from the team. You may bring more IEPs to examine.

One hour lunch on your own/ 8:30-9am- Team time to gather materials

48. Preparing your 2021-22 Buzz Courses for the 2022-23 School Year

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/18/2022

Participants will learn how to create a Master's course and use their content year after year, enabling you to tweak it each year!
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration in MLP.

Registration deadline is August 16

49. Basics of Buzz

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/19/2022

Join to learn the basics of creating your classroom on the Buzz LMS.
Zoom meeting link will be sent after registration.

Registration deadline is August 17th

50. Dignity Act Coordinator Refresher Training (Asynchronous 08/22 - 09/21) Virtual

Program: DASA

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 8/22/2022 to 9/21/2022


PLEASE BE AWARE THIS IS NOT THE 6 - HOUR REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION.

This asynchronous refresher training for Dignity Act Coordinators runs from Monday, 8/22 - Wednesday, 9/21. Participants work at their own pace during this window, to complete all tasks by the end date (9/21).

This training will provide a refresher on the following topics:
- Requirements of the Dignity Act
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Dignity Act Coordinator
- Investigation and Intervention practices

Registration ends Thursday, 8/18. On Monday, 8/22 all registered participants will receive an email providing instructions for accessing the workshop.

**No fee for employees of: Andes CSD, Charlotte Valley CSD, Cooperstown CSD, Jefferson CSD, Laurens CSD, Oneonta CSD, Roxbury CSD, Schenevus CSD, Stamford CSD, Worcester CSD. There is a $75 fee for employees of all other component districts of the ONC BOCES region.

51. PAX GBG Next Steps Training (virtual)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Dates: 8/22/2022

This is an opportunity for previously trained PAX GBG individuals to reflect on their practice with PAX and expand and integrate strategies. Specifically, this virtual training demonstrates how to integrate PAX strategies into schoolwide PBIS and MTSS initiatives including how to use PAX Kennels as tiered support. The day includes in-depth explorations of the eleven evidence-based strategies that make up the PAX Good Behavior Game through the lens of PBIS/MTSS. Participants will leave the training with the knowledge, skills, and resources to enhance their implementation of PAX GBG.

*** Participants must have taken the PAX GBG Initial Training in order to enroll in this course.***

A Zoom link will be forwarded the week of the event

52. Implementing the Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards at your school: A Primer with Turn-Key Resources

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 8/22/2022


New York State is presently in the capacity-building phase of the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards. Join this work session to take time to digest the what, why and how of the standards. We'll explore a wealth of practical curriculum ideas to bring back to your district and plan, and begin planning for Initial Implementation in 2023.

**One-hour lunch on your own.**

53. RTI Summer Summit

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals and teachers

Dates: 8/23/2022 to 8/24/2022

Wait List

We are thrilled to invite Intervention Central's Jim Wright to our region to lead this two-day event. This Summit is geared to district teams who would like to revise, edit, and review their RtI/MTSS Plans. We encourage teams of 4-5 people to attend-leaders and district teachers who are involved with RtI/MTSS on a daily basis.

Day 1 will allow teams to think and discuss their district's Tiers of intervention, examine district decision-rules and crystalize key elements. District teams will be asked to identify 1 or 2 components of their Plans that need be examined and updated. The goal is that by the end of the Summit, these areas will be revised.

Where: Quality Inn, Oneonta

Cost: $90/per person component districts members

$200/per person non-component district members


Registration includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack

54. Virtual Field Trips Workshop

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 8/23/2022

Connect your students to the world through interactive virtual field trips. Participants will experience a virtual field trip and leave with a potential virtual field trips to schedule.


***Registration deadline August 21st.***

55. Media Library What's New Showcase: STEAM & Study Kits, Book Collections/OPALS Updates - The New Look and Required User Changes

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians in the ONC BOCES region

Dates: 8/24/2022

Learn about the recent additions that are available to borrow from the School Library System Media Library. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and explore how to use these items in the classroom. We will showcase all areas of our lending collection, including: New Book Collections, Social Emotional Learning Kits, the Britannica VR Expedition Kit, New Robots & Coding tools, as well as our Creative Cricut Maker kit and new Apps available on our lending iPads. All will be highlighted in this hands-on showcase workshop. In the second half of the day, we will demo and train Librarians on the new updates and changes to the OPALS Platform.

* Resources in the Media Library are available for loan throughout the year to districts participating in the service.

56. Introduction to PAX Good Behavior Game, Session B (virtual)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Dates: 8/25/2022

The PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX GBG) is an evidence-based preventive intervention used by teachers in the classroom. PAX GBG is a proven classroom-based preventive intervention demonstrating significant improvement in students' behavioral outcomes, academic outcomes, and even longitudinal outcomes. PAX explicitly integrates with SEL, PBIS, trauma-informed classrooms, and more.

PAX Good Behavior Game Initial Training provides participants with all the skills, strategies, and supplies necessary to implement PAX GBG in the classroom. This is the foundational training of PAX GBG and ensures proficiency in each of the PAX Kernels as well as the PAX Game.

A Zoom link will be forwarded the week of the event

57. Mentor Training

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Mentors

Dates: 8/25/2022

Mentor Training

Participants will receive training designed to prepare them for the role of mentor in their school districts. Topics include:

- Mentor requirements per 100.2(dd) of the NYSED Commissioner of Education Regulations
- The role of a mentor, including supervision vs. evaluation
- Tools and resources to facilitate an effective mentoring relationship, including a) an overview of adult learning theory; b) generational differences to consider; and c) effective feedback practices
- Considerations for guiding your mentee to develop relationships with students, families and colleagues

Coffee, tea, water and light snacks are provided at our workshops. Participants are on their own for lunch, and have one hour.

58. Zoom Beginner Training

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 8/25/2022

In this workshop, participants will access Zoom and understand beginner features on the Zoom client. Training will focus meeting creation, Zoom controls and security.
***Registration deadline August 23rd***

59. Zoom Beginner Training

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 8/25/2022

In this workshop, participants will access Zoom and understand beginner features on the Zoom client. Training will focus meeting creation, Zoom controls and security.
***Registration deadline August 23rd***

60. REFRESHER Lead Evaluator Training for Leaders who observe teachers

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 8/29/2022


This in-person session is our APPR Lead Evaluator Training for leaders who observe teachers.

This training is for administrators who have attended Lead Evaluator training in the past.

Please note: If you are attending the in-person Principals Academy meeting on 6/8, this Lead Evaluator training will be incorporated into that session. You do not need to attend this session.

61. Introduction to PAX Good Behavior Game, Session C (virtual)

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Dates: 9/7/2022

The PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX GBG) is an evidence-based preventive intervention used by teachers in the classroom. PAX GBG is a proven classroom-based preventive intervention demonstrating significant improvement in students' behavioral outcomes, academic outcomes, and even longitudinal outcomes. PAX explicitly integrates with SEL, PBIS, trauma-informed classrooms, and more.

PAX Good Behavior Game Initial Training provides participants with all the skills, strategies, and supplies necessary to implement PAX GBG in the classroom. This is the foundational training of PAX GBG and ensures proficiency in each of the PAX Kernels as well as the PAX Game.

A Zoom link will be forwarded the week of the event

62. APPR Lead Evaluator for Administrators who Evaluate Teachers-- NEW

Program: Instructional Support/School Improvement

Audience: Principals, Administratively certified educators

Dates: 9/13/2022 to 9/29/2022

These sessions are developed for principals, and other administrators who evaluate teachers, to discuss and practice the process of observation. This session meets the requirement, under APPR regulations, of Lead Evaluator training. This training is tailored for administrators who have not completed teacher evaluations in the past and have not attended Lead Evaluator training previously.

The zoom link will be sent the week of the first session

63. Reading for Diversity: We Are Not From Here

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Teachers, and Administrators within the ONC BOCES region

Dates: 9/22/2022

An invitation to read and discuss diverse, award-winning titles with your School Library System and other ONC colleagues. A great opportunity to brainstorm ideas on bringing diversity into the classroom.

In the month of September, participants will read We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez loaned to you by the School Library System. Please email jruffino@oncboces.org if you would prefer a digital copy. We will meet on September 22 at 3:15pm via Zoom to discuss key elements and themes. Lesson ideas and plans will be included when available. CTLE credit will be given. A Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day prior to meeting.

64. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Learning Series for Leaders

Program: DASA

Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Dignity Act Coordinators, School Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists

Dates: 10/17/2022 to 3/29/2023


During this highly interactive learning series, we will read and discuss Cultural Competence Now by Vernita Mayfield. Registered participants will receive a copy of the book. We will also unpack NYSED's CRSE (Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education) Framework, read supplemental materials, watch videos, and engage in activities and exercises.

These learning experiences will help us build personal awareness, knowledge and skills to become culturally competent through a process of examining our beliefs, biases and practices. Leaders will also have the opportunity to consider a plan for fostering cultural competence in their own districts.

This professional development opportunity is intended to build school and district capacity to develop inclusive practices that ensure all our students belong and are treated with dignity. Dignity Act Coordinators, District Leaders, and Building Leaders may be interested in registering for this learning experience.

65. Start-of-Year Esports - Year 1 Cohort

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff)

Dates: 10/19/2022

New

Open to year-one ONC Esports Initiative participants. This workshop will be an opportunity to gather Esports Leaders to plan the school year, collaborate, connect, explore ways to grow and more.

Coffee and tea available.

66. Regional Model Schools Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 10/20/2022

New

The goal of Model Schools is to build regional relationships to promote technology initiatives. This includes facilitating the integration of technology into the classroom in efforts to positively impact student achievement.

Agenda and event details will be shared as meeting date approaches.

Coffee and tea available.

67. Regional Model Schools Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 12/15/2022

New

The goal of Model Schools is to build regional relationships to promote technology initiatives. This includes facilitating the integration of technology into the classroom in efforts to positively impact student achievement.

Agenda and event details will be shared as meeting date approaches.

Coffee and tea available.

68. Regional Model Schools Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 3/9/2023

New

The goal of Model Schools is to build regional relationships to promote technology initiatives. This includes facilitating the integration of technology into the classroom in efforts to positively impact student achievement.

Agenda and event details will be shared as meeting date approaches.

Coffee and tea available.

69. Regional Model Schools Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Principals, Teachers, Paraprofessionals (Support Staff), Professional Learning Specialists

Dates: 6/1/2023

New

The goal of Model Schools is to build regional relationships to promote technology initiatives. This includes facilitating the integration of technology into the classroom in efforts to positively impact student achievement.

Agenda and event details will be shared as meeting date approaches.

Coffee and tea available.