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1. K-2 Lab Day Phonics Units of Study *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 5/23/2019

Starting Soon

On this day, Katie will help K-2 teachers delve deeper into the Phonics Units of Study materials. Katie will guide K-2 teachers through the structure of the phonics workshop and the sessions. Katie will model in classrooms and there will be time to debrief and plan. Teachers will leave with a deeper understanding of the materials and how phonics and word study fit within a balanced literacy framework.

Required materials: Each participant will need a grade specific Phonics Units of Study "kit'.

Additional materials to prepare: For this training, we will need chart paper, an easel (set up in the "meeting area'), markers, scissors, one ream of white copy paper, and packs of post its.

In order to participate effectively, participants should bring the following materials:
Entire grade level Phonics Units of Study "kit' and materials
A device or paper and pencil to take notes.

2. School Library System Committee Retreat - 05/23/2019

Program: School Library System - CTLE #3234

Audience: Librarians, Library Aides and Assistants

Dates: 5/23/2019

Location: ODY Library Room 204, Frost Ferguson Room

Starting Soon
Members of the Resource Sharing and Professional Development Committees will meet to identify priorities and select resources for the 2019-2020 school year.

On this day, Katie will help teachers think through the variety of literacy experiences within a balanced literacy framework and how these powerful experiences can work in sync to support Writing Workshop. Specifically, teachers will plan for oral language, shared writing, interactive writing, and interactive read alouds that will immerse learners in narrative, information, and opinion writing. Katie will model in classrooms and there will be time to debrief and plan. Teachers will leave with an understanding of how balanced literacy components can support Writing Workshop.
Prerequisites: The teachers who participate in this professional development day should be K-2 teachers who are implementing Writing Units of Study. It is highly recommended that the teachers who participate have had recent support with the Writing Units of Study, Writing Workshop, and components of balanced literacy.

Required materials: Teachers will need to bring these books from their units of study materials: Their grade specific narrative, information, and opinion spiral units, and Writing Pathways.

In order to participate effectively, participants should have the following materials:
Grade specific narrative, information, and opinion spiral units.
Writing Pathways
A device or paper and pencil to take notes.

4. Making the Most of Your Math Block *CTLE Approved*

Program: Model Schools CTLE #755

Dates: 5/31/2019

How am I possibly going to fit it all in? What are the essential elements of math instruction/learning? How should I structure student groups? How can I transition without losing too much instructional time? What resources are available (including technology)?

Come explore the answers to these questions with Danielle Colterman (Instructional Math Coach) and Ron Jacobs (Instructional Technology Coach), and leave with options to help you get creative in structuring your math block.

5. Literacy Learning Walks *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 6/1/2019 to 10/19/2019

Closed
Literacy learning walks provide educators with a deeper understanding of the instructional and classroom practices of effective literacy learning. This session will introduce new participants to the Literacy Walkthrough Rubric. Returning participants will have the opportunity to practice leading literacy walks in demo and live classroom.
Additional Learning Walks may be available at and additional fee.

6. SLL BOCES Model Schools Site Administrator Meeting

Program: Model Schools CTLE #755

Dates: 6/3/2019

Spring meeting

This half-day training will introduce teachers to the guiding principles needed for implementing the Phonics UOS. As well, Rachelle will go through the materials to make sure you understand each component. A short lesson will be modeled and time to look through materials will be given.

This training is a prerequisite for the two-day Phonics UOS session on July 22-23 through BOCES.

Please bring your Phonics UOS kit with you (no need to bring the heavy resource boxes with you, unless you want to stay for the afternoon and work on prepping materials).

Districts will NOT be charged the $75 registration fee if the participant is registered for the two-day Phonics UOS session on July 22-23

8. Choose Your Own Adventure*CTLE Approved*

Program: Model Schools CTLE #755

Dates: 6/5/2019

We’ll have our wizards in residence here to lend support as you forge your way through integrating technology into your class. This day will be flexible and based on your needs. We’ll work to adapt to what your goals for the day are, whether you need some quick training to get started with a program, some coaching to figure out what you want to do, or some time to prepare things for your class with a little support in case you get stuck.

9. Digging Deeper into the K-8 NYS Science Learning Standards: 3-Dimensional Assessment and Engineering Design *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 6/6/2019

This one-day workshop is designed to assist K-8 teachers in implementation of the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS). An introduction to the standards will be provided for newcomers, but we will also be building on previous workshops with a deep dive into 3-dimensional assessment and engineering design. We will be sharing a wide variety of new high-quality NYSSLS-aligned curricular materials now on the market.

10. CSE Chairperson Meeting

Program: Special Education CTLE #755

Dates: 6/6/2019

Monthly Chairperson meeting.

11. Book Study- Miscue Analysis Made Easy *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

Identify student strengths and maximize teaching for understanding what students do when they read. This book study uses a step-by-step diagnostic procedure to ensure your classroom assessments are meaningful. Miscue analysis will no longer be a mystery that goes unscored during a running record.
The STVTLC will provide the book for this book study.

12. PK-K Math Work Day - Choose your own adventure! *CTLE APPROVED*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/2/2019

Come collaborate with other teachers from around the region. Take advantage of the opportunity to:

• Begin looking at curricular changes that need to be made as a result of the new Next Generation Math Learning Standards (full implementation is expected by 2020-2021 school year).

• Work on creating or updating assessments.

• Dig in and get to know your content better.

• Brainstorm and plan for a schedule that allows for you to get the most out of you math block.

*Maybe you have your own idea worth adding to this list - it can be an option too! This session will begin with the sharing of resources that will support your work. Come and make connections with other teachers that you can collaborate with all year long!

13. Creating Additional Assessments for the IRA Grades 2-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/2/2019

Want to learn how to create your own Independent Reading Assessments, using texts that appeal to your students? The Independent Reading Assessment by Jen Serravallo is a beneficial tool to track a student's comprehension throughout an entire book. In the morning session we will look at breaking down a book and using question stems to build a new assessment. In the afternoon you will work on creating these assessments yourself, using books of your choice. You will leave with 2-3 new IRA's to add to your library! Please bring 1-2 novels that you are familiar with from levels K-W.
The SLVTLC will provide NEW IRA books for participants.
New ideas....no time to put them to work for you? This is the work day for you! If you attended the first training last summer on 7/11/18 or the current training 7/2/19 come join us for a day of work. Take this gift of time to work with teachers and your new books to create assessments to enhance your IRA library or replace IRA titles that students do not choose.

15. 1-2 Math Work Day - Choose your own adventure! *CTLE APPROVED*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/8/2019

Come collaborate with other teachers from around the region. Take advantage of the opportunity to:

• Begin looking at curricular changes that need to be made as a result of the new Next Generation Math Learning Standards (full implementation is expected by 2020-2021 school year).

• Work on creating or updating assessments.

• Dig in and get to know your content better.

• Brainstorm and plan for a schedule that allows for you to get the most out of you math block.

*Maybe you have your own idea worth adding to this list - it can be an option too! This session will begin with the sharing of resources that will support your work. Come and make connections with other teachers that you can collaborate with all year long!

16. Launching a Writing Workshop Within a Balanced Literacy Framework 3-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/8/2019 to 7/10/2019

During this three day training, Trent will help teachers prepare for launching a writing workshop in September and will guide teachers as they look closely at the first unit of study for their grade level.

Trent will also share opportunities to support narrative, information, and opinion writing in the elementary grades and the resources teachers have to help with this planning. Trent will begin by laying out what is essential for launching and sustaining a writing workshop in the elementary grades and giving an overview of the resources and materials. Next, Trent will guide teachers through the process of using mentor texts and help teachers make their whole class minilessons more efficient, engaging, and easier to plan. Teachers will also learn how to use the qualities of writing to assess student writing, guide their whole class teaching, and provide effective feedback to writers across the workshop and writing process.

Across these three days, teachers will have the opportunity to observe, practice, and plan for their first unit of study. Teachers will leave equipped with the knowledge and tools to teach their first unit of study and with an understanding of how a workshop approach to writing instruction fits within a balanced literacy framework.

17. Launching a Writing Workshop Within a Balanced Literacy Framework *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/9/2019 to 7/11/2019


During this three day training, Katie will help teachers prepare for launching a writing workshop in September and will guide teachers as they look closely at the first unit of study for their grade level. Katie will also share opportunities to support narrative, information, and opinion writing in the primary grades and the resources teachers have to help with this planning. Katie will begin by laying out what is essential for launching and sustaining a writing workshop in the primary grades and giving an overview of the resources and materials. Next, Katie will guide teachers through the process of using mentor texts and help teachers make their whole class minilessons more efficient, engaging, and easier to plan. Teachers will also learn how to use the qualities of writing to assess student writing, guide their whole class teaching, and provide effective feedback to writers across the workshop and writing process. Across these three days, teachers will have the opportunity to observe, practice, and plan for their first unit of study. Teachers will leave equipped with the knowledge and tools to teach their first unit of study and with an understanding of how a workshop approach to writing instruction fits within a balanced literacy framework.

Required materials: Each participant will need a grade specific units of study "kit' and trade books. It is recommended that Grade 2 teachers bring a Grade 1 "kit' and trade books.

In order to participate effectively, participants should bring the following materials:
Entire writing units of study "kit' and trade books. It is recommended that Grade 2 teachers bring a Grade 1 "kit' and trade books.
A device or paper and pencil to take notes.

During this two-day training, Trent will help upper grade teachers develop a deeper understanding of assessing student writing to plan for conferences and small groups. Trent will also support teachers in using the assessment resources in their units of study materials: A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, If " Then " Curriculum, and Writing Pathways (these aren't spiral books).

Trent will begin by giving an overview of the assessment resources and materials in the units of study materials. Then, teachers will learn how to use the qualities of writing to assess student writing. Teachers will have opportunities to practice assessing student writing and will learn how to use this understanding to provide effective feedback through a variety of conferences and small groups.

Then, Trent will model how to prioritize goals for writers and plan for various conferences and small groups. This will include pacing and instructing writers in strategy lessons.

Across these two days, teachers will have the opportunity to observe, practice, and plan for a variety of small groups and conferences. Teachers will leave equipped with deeper understanding and tools to assess student writing, and how conferring and small groups can enhance the writing workshop.

19. Restorative Justice *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/15/2019 to 7/17/2019

Now that you have a general understanding of Restorative Justice, teams will come back together to start planning the implementation for the fall of 2019. Additionally, participants will expand their knowledge and improve their skills. Duke Fisher and Kevin Johnson will work with teams to build implementation their plans.
This will be a continuation from the spring Introductory Training which are a prerequisite for this workshop.

20. Constructivist Design Conference for Educational Improvement *CTLE Approved*

Program: Constructivist Design Conference

Audience: Area Educators

Dates: 7/15/2019 to 7/19/2019

Location: Student Center


New ideas from great educators. Attend workshops that expand your knowledge of student-centered learning, educational technology, and more. Workshops are taught by educators from all levels, including college.

Extended work time. Focus on the task that is important to you and your team of coworkers. Much of your week is spent working on your team's task or project, with the support of a team facilitator and other resource people.

Family-friendly atmosphere. We are proud to be a family-friendly conference. We offer childcare for the little ones, and activities for older children.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily by St. Lawrence University, as well as, a banquet dinner on July 18th.
Space is limited to 40 Teams ~ First Come First Served!

For the 2019 conference, prices are as follows:

Team Resident Option 1: 5 nights Three person team: $2950, each additional member $690 (includes hotel, double occupancy for 5 nights)
Team Resident Option 2: 4 nights Three person team: $2800, each additional member $650 (includes hotel, double occupancy for 4 nights)
Team Commuter Option Three person team: $2500, each additional member $575 Two person team: $1750 Individual: $875

Contact Rachel Barr (rbarr@sllboces.org) for registration questions or Don Mesibov (dmesibov@twcny.rr.com) for conference questions.

You must also register online at
https://www.learningcentered.org/constructivist-conference#constructivist-conference-registration

21. Framewhat? An exploration of the "New" NYS SS Standards *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/16/2019

What are the differences between the 1998 Social Studies Standards and the 2014 Framework? How can I make the shifts in instruction to help my students build the skills necessary to be successful on the Framework regents? If these are questions you have, join us for a day diving deep into the NYS Social Studies Framework. This PD is available to all social studies teachers, grades k-12.

22. Partners in Progress *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/16/2019 to 7/18/2019


LEARN ABOUT:

Mindfulness for Creating Change
Top Learner-Centered Practices for 2019
Personalized Learning and Growth
How Poverty and Trauma Shape a Community
Social Emotional Wellness: Understanding the Brain in Pain
Impacts of Technology on Our Youth and Community
Substance Abuse Awareness
Wellbeing in the Workplace

LEAVE WITH:

Resources, Skills, and Knowledge to Overcome Challenges and Make Positive Change in Your Community

$225 for all three days, includes lunch and registration fee $225 for all three days plus $48 per night for any overnights at the hotel, double occupancy

23. 3-4 Math Work Day - Choose your own adventure! *CTLE APPROVED*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/17/2019

Come collaborate with other teachers from around the region. Take advantage of the opportunity to:


• Begin looking at curricular changes that need to be made as a result of the new Next Generation Math Learning Standards (full implementation is expected by 2020-2021 school year).


• Work on creating or updating assessments.


• Dig in and get to know your content better.


• Brainstorm and plan for a schedule that allows for you to get the most out of you math block.

*Maybe you have your own idea worth adding to this list - it can be an option too! This session will begin with the sharing of resources that will support your work. Come and make connections with other teachers that you can collaborate with all year long!

24. Book Clubs Grades 3-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/18/2019

Engage readers, offer choice, and hook kids into reading more - this can happen and book clubs can be the answer. Learn about the different types of clubs, expectations for kids and teachers, as well as how to "pick" books. This workshop will have you excited for the coming school year to bring new excitement to your classroom around books.

25. 1.8 Million Words Revisited Grades 1-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/19/2019

Is excitement about reading really possible? Yes! As educators and with all the research out there we know how important non-negotiable independent reading time. We will take a look at the research that makes this idea so critical. In the afternoon we will gather tools on how to increase reading volume in the classroom. You will walk away with renewed energy on how to include instructional independent reading in your day.

26. 5-6 Math Work Day - Choose your own adventure! *CTLE APPROVED*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/22/2019

Come collaborate with other teachers from around the region. Take advantage of the opportunity to:

• Begin looking at curricular changes that need to be made as a result of the new Next Generation Math Learning Standards (full implementation is expected by 2020-2021 school year).

• Work on creating or updating assessments.

• Dig in and get to know your content better.

• Brainstorm and plan for a schedule that allows for you to get the most out of you math block.

*Maybe you have your own idea worth adding to this list - it can be an option too! This session will begin with the sharing of resources that will support your work. Come and make connections with other teachers that you can collaborate with all year long!

27. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) Training of Trainers (TxT) *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/22/2019 to 7/26/2019

This intensive five-day TCIS train-the-trainer competency-based certification course provides school districts the opportunity to develop an in-house training capacity in the TCIS curriculum. Participants will develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the TCIS curriculum necessary to deliver the training to staff in their schools. Participants will have the chance to participate, practice, and receive feedback in conducting activities to gain immediate training experience. Training techniques will be demonstrated.
Program Objectives
Participants will be able to:
- Day 1: Crisis as Opportunity. The TCIS system is presented along with how crisis is defined, ways that adults can prevent a crisis situation in the classroom milieu, and how to help students feel safe by creating a culture of nonviolence.
- Day 2: Triggering and Escalation. The importance of knowing the student and awareness of the environment in a crisis situation are discussed.
- Day 3: Escalation, Outburst and Recovery. Managing aggressive behavior, elements of a potentially violent situation are discussed. Strategies for co-regulating with a student when at the height of crisis outburst will be taught and practiced as well as the Life Space Interviewing following a crisis event.
- Day 4: Outburst, Recovery and Implementing the TCIS System. Participants participate in additional practicing of Life Space Interviewing skills, crisis co-regulation skills, and the various physical intervention skills.
- Day 5: Certification Evaluation and Testing: Crisis Co-regulation and Life Space Interviewing are practiced. All participants are tested for TCIS Associate Certification status with a written knowledge test and a Life Space Interview evaluation and physical intervention skills behavioral skills evaluation.

The cost to the districts within the St. Lawrence Valley Teachers Learning Center will be reduced upon approved funding

Registration will be held from 8-8:30 daily.

28. K-2 Phonics Units of Study *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/22/2019 to 7/23/2019


Across these two days, Katie will help K-2 teachers prepare for teaching Phonics Units of Study by delving deeper into the materials. Katie will also give tips for navigating the resources and materials. Katie will guide K-2 teachers through the structure of the phonics workshop and the sessions. K-2 teachers will also learn how to use their assessments to plan for phonics instruction. Across these days, K-2 teachers will have the opportunity to observe, practice, and plan for Phonics Units of Study. Teachers will also leave with an understanding of how phonics and word study fit within a balanced literacy framework.

Prerequisites: The teachers who attend these professional development days should be K-2 teachers who will be/are implementing Phonics Units of Study. It is highly recommended that the teachers who attend have had recent support with the Reading and Writing Units of Study, Reading and Writing Workshop, and components of balanced literacy. At least 3-5 days of support and learning in these areas is recommended.

Required materials: Each participant will need a grade specific Phonics Units of Study "kit'.
In order to participate effectively, participants should bring the following materials: Entire grade level Phonics Units of Study "kit' and materials. A device or paper and pencil to take notes.
Join us as we dive into the Framework Regents Examination in Global History and Geography II. We will be exploring the three distinct parts to the new Global Exam: stimulus based multiple choice, constructed response questions, and the enduring issues essay. This PD is designed for 9th and 10th grade teachers.
Some districts have selected an integrated approach while others are planning a grade by grade curriculum approach for implementing the NYSSLS/NGSS. Has your district already decided which approach to follow? Can we develop a regional approach? Do you need time to collaborate and decide? Bring a team and work on your curriculum maps and pacing guides for grades 6-8. Resources will be available.

31. Learning Technology Grant Summer Face to Face

Program: SELL Learning Technology Grant

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Particpants

Dates: 7/23/2019 to 7/24/2019

New
This follow up to the April 9th introductory session is for participants of the SELL Learning Technology Grant. The session will be repeated Aug. 5&6 for those that can't attend these dates. Participants will work with their district teams and with the group participants on leading transformational learning with contemporary tools and resources, establish a framework for learning walks, and implement a common language framework.

32. A Day for Service Providers Who Push In During Writing Workshop *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/24/2019

ClosedNew

This is a day designed specifically for service providers who push in to support students in writing workshop. During this one-day training, Katie will begin by laying out the philosophies and principles of balanced literacy and writing workshop. Teachers will also learn how to use the qualities of writing to assess student writing and support writers during writing workshop. Across the day, teachers will also develop a deeper understanding of supporting emergent writers with oral language, drawing, and transcription development.

33. Fundations Level K Workshop *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/24/2019

Closed
The Fundations® Level K Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level K curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:


Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction.

Identify the skills taught in Fundations® Level K: phonological awareness; phonemic awareness and the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; ways to form the key linkages-letter name, formation and sound; phonics; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; manuscript handwriting, spelling, and punctuation.

Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback.
Prepare a daily Level K learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures.
Build a learning focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

The St. Lawrence Valley Teachers' Learning Center will provide teacher kits valued at $379 to the first 7 people registered.

34. 7-8 Math Work Day - Choose your own adventure! *CTLE APPROVED*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/25/2019

Come collaborate with other teachers from around the region. Take advantage of the opportunity to:

• Begin looking at curricular changes that need to be made as a result of the new Next Generation Math Learning Standards (full implementation is expected by 2020-2021 school year).

• Work on creating or updating assessments.

• Dig in and get to know your content better.

• Brainstorm and plan for a schedule that allows for you to get the most out of you math block.

*Maybe you have your own idea worth adding to this list - it can be an option too! This session will begin with the sharing of resources that will support your work. Come and make connections with other teachers that you can collaborate with all year long!

35. Fundations Level 1 Workshop *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/25/2019

Closed
The Fundations® Level 1 Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level 1 curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:
Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction. Identify the skills taught in Fundations® Level 1: phonemic awareness; the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; ways to form the key linkages-letter name, formation and sound; phonics and word study; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; manuscript handwriting, spelling, and punctuation.

Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback. Prepare a daily Level 1 learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures. Build a learning focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

The St. Lawrence Valley Teachers' Learning Center will provide teacher kits valued at $524 to the first 7 people registered.

36. Introduction to Words Their Way Grades 1-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/25/2019

Are you looking for individualized instruction for word study? Words Their Way by Donald R. Bear is a tool that delivers phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction for children at their developmental stage. This session will cover an introduction of the structure and training to start using sorts with student with the goal of seeing transfer in independent writing. You will leave with the 6th edition text and online resources to groups and pinpointing specific needs of your students at the beginning of the school year.
The SLVTLC will provide Words Their Way books for participants.

37. Fundations Level 2 Workshop *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/26/2019

The Fundations® Level 2 Workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® Level 2 curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:
Have a solid background knowledge and understanding of the research base supporting the why and how of Fundations® instruction. Identify the skills taught in Fundations Level 2: phonemic awareness; the alphabetic principle; sound mastery; phonics and word study; vocabulary; high frequency/trick words; fluency; comprehension strategies; spelling and punctuation.

Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, and cumulative instruction that engages multiple learning modalities with multisensory instruction, repetition, and immediate, specific feedback. Prepare a daily Level 2 learning plan and practice lesson activity procedures. Build a learning focused classroom: maximizing instructional time, learning lesson activities, using questioning to guide student learning and mastery, and encouraging craftsmanship for optimum outcomes.

The St. Lawrence Valley Teachers' Learning Center will provide teacher kits valued at $599 to the first 7 people registered.

38. Words Their Way: Make and Take Grades 1-6 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/26/2019

Do you need a day to plan and prepare your word study component? This is a great opportunity to work with others to organize and create materials to support your students and get a jump start on a routine. We will look at schedules, sorts, online materials, and games. There will be lots of time to explore these ideas and make what you need to start your school year off on the right foot!

39. Launching a Reading Workshop Within a Balanced Literacy Framework K-2 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/29/2019 to 7/31/2019


During this three-day training, Katie will help teachers prepare for launching a reading workshop in September and will guide teachers as they look closely at the first unit of study for their grade level. Katie will also give tips for navigating the resources in the units of study materials. Katie will begin by laying out what is essential for launching and sustaining a reading workshop in the primary grades and giving an overview of the resources and materials. This will include the resources for reading workshop, shared reading, and read aloud. Next, Katie will guide teachers through the process of going through a unit of study. This will include helping teachers make their whole class minilessons more efficient, engaging, and easier to plan. Teachers will also learn how to assess reading to guide their whole class teaching and provide effective feedback to readers across the workshop. Across these three days, teachers will have the opportunity to observe, practice, and plan for their first unit of study. Teachers will leave equipped with the knowledge and tools to teach their first unit of study and with an understanding of how a workshop approach to reading instruction fits within a balanced literacy framework.

Required materials: Each participant will need a grade specific units of study "kit' and trade books.

In order to participate effectively, participants should bring the following materials:
Entire reading units of study "kit' and trade books.
A device or paper and pencil to take notes.

40. Book Study- A Teacher's Guide to the Writing Conference *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 7/29/2019 to 9/8/2019

Closed
Anderson has created a teacher-friendly book about conferring with writers. This guide will help anyone working with children to become better writers. There are videos for support and specific language models to bring out your best teaching. He brings great ideas to the classroom on how to start conferring, fitting it into a busy schedule and helping meet diverse needs.
The STVTLC will provide the book for this book study.

41. Global History and Geography Test Bank Creation *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 7/30/2019

Teachers who attended the Intro to the Framework Exam session will have structured work time to develop MCQ, CRQ, and EIEs that can be used to help prepare students for the Framework Examination in Global History and Geography II.

During this two-day training, Katie will help teachers develop a deeper understanding of assessing student writing to plan for conferences and small groups. Teachers will learn how to use the qualities of writing to assess student writing. They will also opportunities to practice assessing student writing and learn how to use this knowledge to provide effective feedback through a variety of conferences and small groups. Across the two days, teachers will develop toolkit materials that can used for whole group, small group, and one-on-one instruction.

Prerequisites: The teachers who attend this professional development day should be K-2 teachers who are implementing Writing Units of Study. It is highly recommended that the teachers who attend this day have had recent support with the Writing Units of Study, Writing Workshop, and components of balanced literacy. At least 3-5 days of support and learning in these areas is recommended. In addition, teachers who attend this workshop should be teachers who have taught 3-4 spiral units from the units of study materials.

43. Learning Technology Grant Summer Face to Face

Program: SELL Learning Technology Grant

Audience: Learning Technology Grant Particpants

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

New
This follow up to the April 9th introductory session is for participants of the SELL Learning Technology Grant. This is a repeat of the July 23 & 24 session. Participants will work with their district teams and with the group participants on leading transformational learning with contemporary tools and resources, establish a framework for learning walks, and implement a common language framework.

44. Technology Supports Instruction - Summer Tech Camp *CTLE Approved*

Program: Model Schools CTLE #755

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 8/9/2019

Tech camp is an all-you-can-eat buffet of tech tips and tools to help you in your classroom! The focus this year is technology supports personalized learning
Each day, there are a variety of short workshops offered for you to choose from. You can go to the workshops that appeal to you, or to work time to practice!

This summer the focus is technology that supports the student centered classroom.
For more information click the blue "More Info" button below.
Participants will have email and phone support from a Model Schools ITCC throughout the 2018-19 school year.

45. Units of Study work day Grades K-2 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 8/6/2019

Come to a work day before the hustle and bustle of the beginning of the school year is upon us. During this session we will look at the overviews and big goals of the first units of study. Please bring with you the first bends that you will be using to start the year for reading or writing or both. We will create tools to start the year such as charts, paper options and mentor texts. In the afternoon we will break off into small groups to plan as you will need in your classroom. This is the perfect time to ask questions of our colleagues and reflect upon what worked and needs to be tweaked from last year! ***Must be using Units of Study in Reading or Writing.

46. Units of Study work day Grades 3-8 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Dates: 8/7/2019

Come to a work day before the hustle and bustle of the beginning of the school year is upon us. During this session we will look at the overviews and big goals of the first units of study. Please bring with you the first bends that you will be using to start the year for reading or writing or both. We will create tools to start the year such as charts, paper options and mentor texts. In the afternoon we will break off into small groups to plan as you will need in your classroom. This is the perfect time to ask questions of our colleagues and reflect upon what worked and needs to be tweaked from last year! ***Must be using Units of Study in Reading or Writing.
Are you just starting the writing units of study or maybe you need a refresher - this workshop is for you! We will consider the philosophy behind good writing instruction and how it will be weaved into your instruction. Class set up, management, and planning will also take place on this day. Please bring your first spiral unit with you from the Units of Study kit.

48. Book Study- Patterns of Power *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement & SLV Teachers' Learning Center CTLE #755 & #3124

Dates: 8/12/2019 to 9/15/2019

Jeff Anderson introduces grammar and conventions in a transferrable way that eliminates endless worksheets and forgettable chants. He shares an approach to instruction with lessons that can be brought right into your classroom. This book has examples of application, student work samples, and reason behind the teaching. Word work seems to be the part of balanced literacy that becomes overlooked. This book study will help to bring it back in a meaningful way supporting what you are already doing!
The STVTLC will provide the book for this book study.

49. Effective Teaching (Days 1-5) *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/26/2019 to 10/23/2019

Location: Conference Rooms A & B

If you are looking for a staff in-service experience that is going to result in an immediate and positive impact on both student and staff performance look no further. This baseline staff development workshop has enjoyed rave reviews from every organization that has offered it.

This five-day workshop is designed to provide your staff with a top-notch professional growth experience focusing on instructional and classroom management skills.

Some outcomes that participants can expect are: increased student time on task, improved student behavior, improved student performance, insights into and options for classroom organization, motivation of students, and classroom management techniques that work.

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m. ~ Session: 8:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

50. OPALS 101 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Library System - CTLE #3234

Audience: School Librarians, Aides, and Assistants

Dates: 8/26/2019

Location: BOCES ESC

New
OPALS 101 is for newer school librarians, aides, and assistants, and will also be a good refresher for any school librarian, aide, or assistant. In OPALS 101, we will be going over the basics (loans, returns, loaned item reports, overdues, adding users, searching for books, setting the calendar for the OPAC) as well as looking at some of the features in Reports and Tools. We will also be covering OPALS Interlibrary Loan. If anyone has a new aide or assistant starting in the fall, it would be great if the librarian could attend this session along with the new staff member. Session: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM

51. School Library System Orientation *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Library System - CTLE #3234

Audience: School Librarians, Library Assistants, and Library Aides

Dates: 8/26/2019 to 8/27/2019

Location: BOCES ESC

New
The St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System (SLS) will be offering its annual orientation on August 26th and 27th for new and 'nearly new' school librarians, library assistants, and library aides. Session: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

52. Effective Teaching (Days 6-7) *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Audience: Effective Teaching Days 1-5 Participants

Dates: 8/27/2019 to 8/28/2019

Location: Conference Room C

This training is based on what was taught in Effective Teaching Days 1-5, which was designed to provide participants with a top-notch professional growth experience focusing on instructional and classroom management skills.

Some outcomes participants can expect include: increased student time on task, improved student behavior, improved student performance, insights into and options for classroom organization, motivation of students, and classroom management techniques that work.


Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m. ~ Session: 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

53. OPALS 201 *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Library System - CTLE #3234

Audience: School Librarians, Aides, and Assistants

Dates: 8/27/2019

Location: Computer lab at Canton Central School

New
OPALS 201 will focus on updates made to OPALS in the last year, and newer bells and whistles of which you might not be aware. Newer school librarians, aides, and assistants, who attended OPALS 101 the day before should plan to also come to OPALS 201 to learn more about our OPACs. OPALS 201 will get more in depth looking at newer features and updates and will also include time for participants to implement the updates on their own OPACs. Session: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM

54. Understanding and Dealing with Challenging Students (2 Days) *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 9/16/2019 to 9/17/2019

Location: Conference Room

This two-day workshop, designed for up to 30 participants, provides all members of the school community a "sampling" of topics to increase their awareness of the characteristics, needs, and alternative intervention strategies which work with students with social, emotional, and behavioral problems. Although it is an awareness level training, participants are provided with some practical techniques they can immediately apply in their school setting. It is applicable for any staff member who works in an environment with children or youth who have, or are at risk of developing, social, emotional, and/or behavioral problems.

Registration 8:00-8:30 a.m. ~ Session 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

55. Keeping Everyone Safe (2 Days) *CTLE Approved*

Program: School Improvement CTLE #755

Audience: All Staff Working w/ Students

Dates: 10/7/2019 to 10/8/2019

Location: Conference Room

One of the primary fears staff members have is how to handle a student who is, or has the potential to become, physically aggressive. Keeping Everyone Safe prepares staff emotionally, mentally, and physically to cope with acting out, aggressive children and youth. It is not a course in self-defense; the actual hands-on, physical segment of the training is minimal. The primary goal of this program is to equip staff with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to avoid and de-escalate crisis situations without the need for physical intervention.

The program includes:

  • Sources of aggressive behavior.
  • Stages of crisis development.
  • Keeping others safe.
  • Supportive verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies.
  • Physical responses to attach.
  • Supportive physical intervention and transport techniques.
  • Crisis team development, roles, and communication.
  • Talking with students after a crisis, and development of policies and procedural safeguards.


  • Registration 8:00-8:30 a.m. ~ Session 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.