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1. PD Shorts: Supporting Parents Around Math in Hybrid Learning Settings (Math)

Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/30/2020

Starting Today
During remote and hybrid learning, students are spending more time learning at home. To support students, parents must be partners in the educational process. During this session, participants will consider ways to support parents with children in school part time or in a fully remote model. We will consider approaches and tools to support parents in their understanding of math instruction to ensure students have the best possible learning outcomes.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

2. Leading Leaders - Principal Evaluation for Evaluators - RE-CERTIFICATION

Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

Audience: Central Office Administrators and Independent Evaluators that are responsible for evaluating principals

Dates: 11/3/2020 to 11/10/2020

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Continuing our regional commitment to using evaluation to create an effective feedback cycle that supports principals in their practice, we will look at NYSED updates that will guide our steps ahead as we plan for evaluation in the ever-changing 20-21 school year. In addition to revisiting APPR plan decisions in alignment to current guidance and instructional changes, the conversation will also focus on how we can leverage the rubrics to help principals build culture and address SEL needs in their schools. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of each learning series as this course can be used as evidence for certification of principal evaluators. Webinars offered throughout the year to address changing guidance will supplement the workshops.

If you have previously been certified by your Board of Education, this course will keep you current and help you deepen your skills and covers all training elements needed for certification. The course is offered virtually and participants must attend both sessions (1 ½ hour) sessions to receive a certification of completion.

Fee:
$120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$155 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

3. Building Leadership Capacity - Ongoing Training for Those Who Observe Teachers(New Rochelle Only)

Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training.

Dates: 11/3/2020

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(This session is for New Rochelle ONLY) There is tremendous opportunity during the observation cycle to promote reflective practitioners and focus on improved student outcomes. Participants will continue to develop their skills in providing evidence-based feedback during the observation cycle and will review the required components of APPR, while exploring recent updates to APPR regulations. This learning experience is appropriate for all Lead Evaluators who have been previously certified by their districts and can be used by districts as evidence for recertification.

This is an advanced course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training. Materials:
Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

4. Building Leadership Capacity - Initial Training for Evaluators of Teachers (NEW ROCHELLE ONLY)

Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators

Dates: 11/3/2020

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(This session is for New Rochelle ONLY) This is the initial course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. This workshop serves to build a foundation for evaluation, including a focus on evidence-based observation. Considerations for Teachers of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners will be explored. Participants will develop an understanding of APPR components and Independent Evaluators. Participants must attend all sessions to receive a certificate of completion that the district may use as evidence in their process of certifying Lead Evaluators.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

5. SLS ALA Libraries Transforming Communities Grant Information Session

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 11/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
Annie Miller, Director of Greenwich Free Library and Outreach Coordinator for an ALA Libraries Transforming Communities Grant, will be joining us from 1-2 p.m. for a Q&A session about an ALA grant opportunity available to school libraries. The grants are $3000 and open to school librarians are encouraged to apply. "This opportunity is open to libraries serving small and/or rural communities in the U.S. and U.S. territories. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) defines small communities as those with a legal service area population of 25,000 or less and rural communities as those more than, or equal to, five miles from an urbanized area.” Please watch either the full hour or abbreviated half hour version of the webinar prior to attending so you can ask Annie your questions about this exciting opportunity. Copy this link to watch the webinar- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOJj-iTLpfA&feature=youtu.be

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

6. SLS Updating Database Package Offerings Work Session

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 11/3/2020

NewStarting Soon
School Library System Supervisor Eleanor Friedman will be hosting a work session for librarians from 2-3 p.m. to participate in planning for more attractive updated database packages available to schools through our suite of offerings in SLS. Our SLS would like to offer updated database packages that meet your needs. You are invited to join in this collaborative planning opportunity so we can maximize your opportunity to build capacity through your school library program.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

7. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class (ACCESS VIRTUALLY via Zoom Videoconference)

Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

Dates: 11/4/2020 to 11/5/2020

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This program will satisfy the NYSED requirement for 6 hours of training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention for any new certificate or license.

This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.
The training will also address:
* The identification and mitigation of harassment
* Bullying and discrimination
* Strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in educational settings.

Successful completion of the class will meet the certification requirements in Sec14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012.

Important: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

Please arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.


Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

8. PD Shorts: Using Mentor Texts for Remote/Hybrid Learning in Grades 4-5 (Writing)

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/4/2020

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New (and older, yet undiscovered) mentor texts are available to bring new life to the genres being taught in Writing Workshop. Explore mentor texts for informational, narrative, and opinion text types, and uncover connections to the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards, while engaging students in remote/hybrid learning environments. Participants will determine how each text connects to the various stages in the Writing Workshop, as well as reading instruction, and consider ways to incorporate when students are both in the classroom and learning from home.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

9. PD Shorts: Lesson Planning for Here, There, Anywhere

Program: 2020-2021 - Instructional Best Practices

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/4/2020

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Effective lesson planning is vital to successful implementation of instruction. This is particularly true when adjusting for shortened face-to-face time with students and remote instruction. This PD Short will provide supports for teachers as they work to plan high-quality lessons whether students are in the classroom or at home.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

10. PD Shorts: Mentor Texts to Advance Social Justice in Our Classrooms for Grades K-3 (Race, Equity, Social Justice/ Writing)

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/5/2020

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In order for students to feel valued in our classrooms they must be represented in the books we share with them. Whether it is the characters on the pages of our read alouds, the families, cultures, and settings represented in our novels, or the author's experiences that inspire the picture books we share, our students need to feel represented and heard. Mentor texts can be more than simply books we use to teach writing strategies and skills. These texts can also be springboards into discussing the issues of our time with the students who sit before us, looking for ways to make a change for peace and justice.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

11. PD Shorts: Designing World Language Interpretive Mode Tasks (World Language)

Program: 2020-2021 - World Languages

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/5/2020

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The upcoming revised LOTE standards showcase the 3 Modes of Communication, including interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational mode. This PD Short highlights the interpretive mode of communication. Participants will review examples of interpretive mode tasks as part of performance based assessments. Participants will gain access to an online site allowing teachers to design remotely and collaboratively!
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

12. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

Audience: This course is for individuals who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-20 school year and their 1 year recertification period has not expired.

Dates: 11/9/2020 to 11/10/2020

The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of key program concepts, enhance your skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities. Only participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in the Refresher Training. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on two separate half days. You must attend the two days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a part- ner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

You will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins. Fee:
$190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$235 per participant for all others

The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.
In order for students to feel valued in our classrooms they must be represented in the books we share with them. Whether it is the characters on the pages of our read alouds, the families, cultures, and settings represented in our novels, or the author's experiences that inspire the picture books we share, our students need to feel represented and heard. Mentor texts can be more than simply books we use to teach writing strategies and skills. These texts can also be springboards into discussing the issues of our time with the students who sit before us, looking for ways to make a change for peace and justice.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

14. PD Shorts: Understanding Area Using Virtual Manipulatives (Math)

Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/10/2020

In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of area through investigation and inquiry and using virtual manipulatives. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect, plan and share with colleagues.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

15. SLS OverDrive New to Sora Digital Library, Part 2

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 11/12/2020

OverDrive experts will meet with us virtually for this New to Sora Digital Library hour in order to review Resources: How to Leverage Free Resources and Content

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

16. PD Shorts: Bias Busting Workshop (Race, Equity and Social Justice)

Program: 2020-2021 - Race, Equity and Social Justice

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2020

During this PD Short, participants will deepen their understanding of implicit bias and learn how one's personal and cultural experiences can affect one's ability to lead. Tools will be shared to allow participants to deeply reflect upon issues of bias and how to begin to lead with a focus on equity.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

17. PD Shorts: Designing World Language Interpersonal and Presentational Mode Tasks (World Language)

Program: 2020-2021 - World Languages

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2020

New
The upcoming new LOTE standards showcase the 3 Modes of Communication, including interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational mode. This PD Short highlights the interpersonal and presentational modes of communication. Participants will consider specific "can do" statements. Participants will gain access to an online site allowing teachers to design remotely and collaboratively!
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

18. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Elementary ELL Connection THURSDAY - via Zoom ONLINE

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, ENL Coordinators, ENL Teachers, Classroom/Content Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff

Dates: 11/12/2020

Elementary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of elementary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, elementary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, elementary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Elementary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

Fee: Free

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

19. TLI Virtual Keynote Series Kickoff: Dr. Beth Holland

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 11/13/2020

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The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
We recognize that time away from your district may be impossible right now, and we've responded! The Technology Leadership Institute has been virtualized for 2020, providing the same quality programming in a more accessible format.
Keynote: Digital Equity in a COVID World -Beyond the Basic Requirements of Devices and Internet
How might you help to ensure that ALL of your learners have access to an education that meets ALL of their needs?

  • 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:15-9:50 Vendor Partner Spotlight Sessions
  • 9:50-10:00 Break
  • 10:00-11:15 Keynote and Q & A with Dr. Beth Holland
  • 11:15-11:30 Closing Remarks and Upcoming TLI Event Schedule


    Due to the virtualization of this conference, we are waiving the 8 seat per district cap for registration purposes.

    About the Keynote Speaker: Dr. Beth Holland is a regular speaker and published author. She has designed and lead professional learning experiences for schools and school leaders from around the world. Beth's work has been featured in a number of publications including EdWeek, Edutopia, Getting Smart, MindShift, and Edsurge.

  • 20. Mandated Autism Training (3 Hr. Course) VIA ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mandated Courses Autism/Child Abuse/DASA

    Audience: All professionals seeking educational certification

    Dates: 11/16/2020

    New
    SWBOCES is sponsoring the following 3 hour NYS Mandated course: Training in Autism Spectrum Disorders - NYS Education Department Approved Training

    As part of the New York State Regulations, this workshop will address the needs of autistic children. This overview will meet the state mandate for certification and will include the following topics:

    -Definitions
    -Etiology and prevalence
    -Characteristics
    -Evidenced-based instructional methods
    -Behavior management resources

    KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP:
    1)Meet the state mandate for certification.
    2)Gain knowledge of definitions, needs and evidence-based interventions to work with the growing population of students with autism.

    A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the workshop.

    Please log in at 12:50pm. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

    IMPORTANT: A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http:www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.

    You are required to have a working video camera to receive credit for this course.


    This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli droselli@swboces.org.

    21. PD Shorts: Developing a Concept-Based Context for C3 Inquiry (Social Studies)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Social Studies

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/17/2020

    Although C3 Inquiry asks students to engage in independent thought, occasionally the assigned central questions feel less than compelling to students. The goal of our targeted session will be to consider key concepts behind C3 topics in order to make extensions unanchored to specific times/places. We'll look at extending student thinking beyond the initial learning expectation, asking provocative questions and opening up the ever-challenging civic extension of the model.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    22. PD Shorts: Language Development Support for ELLs (English Language Learners)

    Program: 2020-2021 - English Language Learners

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/18/2020

    English language learners often are able to learn colloquial language quickly, but struggle more when working to master academic language. During this session, participants will explore strategies to support ELLs construct meaning from academic language and complex text. They will become develop ways to help ELLs participate in high-quality discussions and express themselves in writing across a content areas
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    23. PD Shorts: Understanding Area Using Virtual Manipulatives (Math)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/18/2020

    In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of area through investigation and inquiry and using virtual manipulatives. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect, plan and share with colleagues.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    24. SLS Virtual Programming Available Through Westchester Library System

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

    Audience: Librarians

    Dates: 11/19/2020

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    SWBOCES School Library System will host a meeting to learn more about using your Public Library to help you and your students via Zoom. Dana Hysell Alongi from Westchester Library System Outreach, will share information to empower your school community, engage readers and support families. Topics will include:


    •Promoting the library program - share examples about how/what the library promotes to encourage school librarians to do the same or use public library material to promote the public library programming to their community


    •Virtual programming - How to promote these to families at home


    •Informing and accessing resources available through the public library


    •How to get a library card if they can't get to the library due to the pandemic?

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman .

    25. Readorium Science Lunch & Learn

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: IXL Users

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    New

    Join us and our new vendor partner Readorium for this one-hour crash course as we explore the benefits and features of Readorium. Readorium teaches reading comprehension to students in grades 3 through 8 using science text that automatically adapts to each child's level, as they progress. Kids love the content. They love the games, and they receive a personalized learning experience. Parents and teachers can get as involved as they want with progress reports and supplemental resources.

    During this session, participants will learn:

    • How students can understand all informational text through research-based strategy lessons

    • How students can develop a strong foundation in science concepts through the sustained reading of chapter books aligned to National and State Standards

    • Personalized learning achieved through automatically adaptive text and support systems

    • How to keep students engaged in complex reading through Readorium's gamified approach

    • How to review reports that track student's progress through embedded, actionable student progress reports

    • How Differentiation is made easy through classroom resources that enable teachers to target students' individual needs


    A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar.

    26. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Secondary ELL Connection Thursday - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: ENL teachers and coordinators, classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff who support students who are ELLs in secondary grades (6/7-12)

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    Secondary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of secondary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, secondary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, secondary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Secondary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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

    27. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 1

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    28. PD Shorts: Bias Busting Workshop (Race, Equity and Social Justice)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Race, Equity and Social Justice

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    During this PD Short, participants will deepen their understanding of implicit bias and learn how one's personal and cultural experiences can affect one's ability to lead. Tools will be shared to allow participants to deeply reflect upon issues of bias and how to begin to lead with a focus on equity.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    29. PD Shorts: Supporting Hybrid Students with Small Group Instruction K-2 (Reading)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    New
    In this PD Short, learn how to quickly engage students in a small group reading lesson with a clear, consistent structure. Plan upcoming guided reading groups using this structure to best support your students.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    30. PD Shorts: World Language Checkpoints and Performance Targets: Can Do! (World Language)

    Program: 2020-2021 - World Languages

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/19/2020

    New
    In this PD Short, participants will design for vertical articulation with the performance targets. We will complete our exemplar across three levels of learner engagement. Learners can engage in learning in various setting and teachers design for articulation remotely and collaboratively: A Win-Win!
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    31. PD Shorts: Connecting (Virtually) with Students on the Autism Spectrum (Special Education)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Diverse Learning

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/23/2020

    New
    Connecting with students through a computer screen is challenging for all students and can be an even greater obstacle for students on the autism spectrum. During this PD Short, participants will explore strategies for connecting with students on the spectrum! The workshop will support utilizing students' interests and passions to optimize the learning environment for both teachers and students!
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    32. PD Shorts: Connecting (Virtually) with Students on the Autism Spectrum (Special Education)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Diverse Learning

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 11/23/2020

    New
    Connecting with students through a computer screen is challenging for all students and can be an even greater obstacle for students on the autism spectrum. During this PD Short, participants will explore strategies for connecting with students on the spectrum! The workshop will support utilizing students' interests and passions to optimize the learning environment for both teachers and students!
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    33. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial Certification Training

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who will be taking the course for the first time or if their 1 year re-certification period has elapsed.

    Dates: 11/30/2020 to 12/8/2020

    Managing aggressive and violent behavior has become an essential skill relevant to all school personnel. Staff members need safe, effective behavior management training designed to maintain the care, welfare, safety and security of all involved in a crisis. Teachers and support staff will explore a range of "risk behaviors" and practice appropriate de-escalation strategies to address these behaviors while maintaining the best possible professional attitude. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on three separate half days. You must attend the three half-days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a partner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins.

    Fee:
    $380 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $470 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.
    Writing Workshop is a deeply research-based method used to help students learn to write passionately to engage readers. Yet, many teachers struggle to teach minilessons that are efficient and effective. Participants will learn tips and trips for teaching writing minilessons, sharing mentor texts, and managing students successfully in remote and hybrid environments.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    35. PD Shorts: Understanding Area Using Virtual Manipulatives (Math)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 12/2/2020

    In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of area through investigation and inquiry and using virtual manipulatives. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect, plan and share with colleagues.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    36. PD Shorts: Engaging Primary Students Using Choice Boards

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 12/3/2020

    New
    In this PD Short, learn how to create choice boards giving students some autonomy in their in-person and remote learning. Choice Boards support student practice of previously-taught content and creativity. Through Choice Boards, students have a say in the learning they do. In this PD short begin to create choice boards for success in your classroom and remote learning.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    37. PD Shorts: Understanding Area Using Virtual Manipulatives (Math)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 12/8/2020

    In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of area through investigation and inquiry and using virtual manipulatives. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect, plan and share with colleagues.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    38. DASA Coordinator Course - VIA ZOOM

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

    Dates: 12/9/2020

    New York State's Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) took effect July 1, 2012 and was amended, effective July 1, 2013. This training is designed to review the requirements as outlined in the law and focus on implementation issues and best practices. Participants will:



    • Review the law, definitions and requirements of the Dignity Act

    • Share best practices and lessons learned

    • Raise awareness and sensitivity to the effects of bullying, harassment and discrimination

    • Identify strategies for prevention and intervention
    Examine investigative practices

    Fee:
    $120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $155 per participant for all others

    This program may be used to meet 3 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID #322. Check with your district for eligibilty.

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Rosellidroselli@swboces.org.

    39. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Elementary ELL Connection THURSDAY - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: Administrators, ENL Coordinators, ENL Teachers, Classroom/Content Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff

    Dates: 12/10/2020

    Elementary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of elementary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, elementary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, elementary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Elementary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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

    40. PD Shorts: Engaging Primary Students in Hybrid Writing (Writing)

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Teachers

    Dates: 12/10/2020

    New
    In this PD Short, teachers will consider innovative ways to support students in writing while in a remote teaching setting. Teachers will learn some simple ways to create strong writing routines that support at home learning.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Tracy Tyler at ttyler@swboces.org.
    For questions regarding registration, please contact Dina Roselli at droselli@swboces.org.

    41. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-20 school year and their 1 year recertification period has not expired.

    Dates: 12/14/2020 to 12/15/2020

    The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of key program concepts, enhance your skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities. Only participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in the Refresher Training. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on two separate half days. You must attend the two days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a part- ner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins. Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

    42. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Secondary ELL Connection Thursday - via Zoom ONLINE

    Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: ENL teachers and coordinators, classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff who support students who are ELLs in secondary grades (6/7-12)

    Dates: 12/17/2020

    Secondary ELL Connection Thursday will provide educators of secondary-grade ELLs the opportunity to connect, while adjusting to distance instruction. During a Zoom Conference Call, secondary-grade educators of ELLs will share ideas and resources that they are using, that are supportive of ELLs during home instruction. As a result of participation in this session, secondary-grade educators will learn about what others are doing in support of ELLs as well as connect with educators from across the Hudson Valley region.

    Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom conference call information and agenda by noon on the day of this virtual meetup. We will be running Secondary ELL Connection Thursday sessions monthly. Interested participants will need to register for each session via MLP. Registration links can be accessed through the Events section of our website.

    Upon completion, registered participants will receive a link to a feedback form; completion of the feedback form will confirm your attendance for credit.

    This session and the associated chat will be recorded and will be made available in the HV RBERN Resources folder accessed through our website.

    Fee: Free

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

    43. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 2: "Give the Gift of Knowledge"

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 12/17/2020

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    44. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 3

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/21/2021

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    45. Leading Leaders - Principal Evaluation for Evaluators - RE-CERTIFICATION

    Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

    Audience: Central Office Administrators and Independent Evaluators that are responsible for evaluating principals

    Dates: 1/26/2021 to 2/2/2021

    Continuing our regional commitment to using evaluation to create an effective feedback cycle that supports principals in their practice, we will look at NYSED updates that will guide our steps ahead as we plan for evaluation in the ever-changing 20-21 school year. In addition to revisiting APPR plan decisions in alignment to current guidance and instructional changes, the conversation will also focus on how we can leverage the rubrics to help principals build culture and address SEL needs in their schools. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of each learning series as this course can be used as evidence for certification of principal evaluators. Webinars offered throughout the year to address changing guidance will supplement the workshops.

    If you have previously been certified by your Board of Education, this course will keep you current and help you deepen your skills and covers all training elements needed for certification. The course is offered virtually and participants must attend both sessions (1 ½ hour) sessions to receive a certification of completion.

    Fee:
    $120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $155 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    46. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-20 school year and their 1 year recertification period has not expired.

    Dates: 1/26/2021 to 1/27/2021

    The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of key program concepts, enhance your skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities. Only participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in the Refresher Training. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on two separate half days. You must attend the two days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a part- ner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins. Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

    47. Leading Leaders - Principal Evaluation for Evaluators - Initial Certification

    Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

    Audience: Central Office Administrators and Independent Evaluators that are responsible for evaluating principals

    Dates: 1/28/2021 to 2/11/2021

    Continuing our regional commitment to using evaluation to create an effective feedback cycle that supports principals in their practice, we will look at NYSED updates that will guide our steps ahead as we plan for evaluation in the ever-changing 20-21 school year. In addition to revisiting APPR plan decisions in alignment to current guidance and instructional changes, the conversation will also focus on how we can leverage the rubrics to help principals build culture and address SEL needs in their schools. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of each learning series as this course can be used as evidence for certification of principal evaluators. Webinars offered throughout the year to address changing guidance will supplement the workshops.

    If you have not previously been certified by your Board of Education, this course covers all training elements needed for certification. The course is offered virtually and participants must attend all three (2 hour) sessions to receive a certification of completion.

    Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    48. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial Certification Training

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who will be taking the course for the first time or if their 1 year re-certification period has elapsed.

    Dates: 2/2/2021 to 2/9/2021

    Managing aggressive and violent behavior has become an essential skill relevant to all school personnel. Staff members need safe, effective behavior management training designed to maintain the care, welfare, safety and security of all involved in a crisis. Teachers and support staff will explore a range of "risk behaviors" and practice appropriate de-escalation strategies to address these behaviors while maintaining the best possible professional attitude. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on three separate half days. You must attend the three half-days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a partner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins.

    Fee:
    $380 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $470 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

    49. Building Leadership Capacity - Ongoing Training for Those Who Observe Teachers

    Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

    Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training.

    Dates: 2/3/2021 to 2/5/2021

    There is tremendous opportunity during the observation cycle to promote reflective practitioners and focus on improved student outcomes. Participants will continue to develop their skills in providing evidence-based feedback during the observation cycle and will review the required components of APPR, while exploring recent updates to APPR regulations. This learning experience is appropriate for all Lead Evaluators who have been previously certified by their districts and can be used by districts as evidence for recertification.

    This is an advanced course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

    Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training. Materials:
    Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


    Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    50. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 4

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 2/18/2021

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    51. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial Certification Training

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who will be taking the course for the first time or if their 1 year re-certification period has elapsed.

    Dates: 3/2/2021 to 3/9/2021

    Managing aggressive and violent behavior has become an essential skill relevant to all school personnel. Staff members need safe, effective behavior management training designed to maintain the care, welfare, safety and security of all involved in a crisis. Teachers and support staff will explore a range of "risk behaviors" and practice appropriate de-escalation strategies to address these behaviors while maintaining the best possible professional attitude. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on three separate half days. You must attend the three half-days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a partner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins.

    Fee:
    $380 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $470 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

    52. Leading Leaders - Principal Evaluation for Evaluators - RE-CERTIFICATION

    Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

    Audience: Central Office Administrators and Independent Evaluators that are responsible for evaluating principals

    Dates: 3/16/2021 to 3/23/2021

    Continuing our regional commitment to using evaluation to create an effective feedback cycle that supports principals in their practice, we will look at NYSED updates that will guide our steps ahead as we plan for evaluation in the ever-changing 20-21 school year. In addition to revisiting APPR plan decisions in alignment to current guidance and instructional changes, the conversation will also focus on how we can leverage the rubrics to help principals build culture and address SEL needs in their schools. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of each learning series as this course can be used as evidence for certification of principal evaluators. Webinars offered throughout the year to address changing guidance will supplement the workshops.

    If you have previously been certified by your Board of Education, this course will keep you current and help you deepen your skills and covers all training elements needed for certification. The course is offered virtually and participants must attend both sessions (1 ½ hour) sessions to receive a certification of completion.

    Fee:
    $120 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $155 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    53. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

    Audience: This course is for individuals who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-20 school year and their 1 year recertification period has not expired.

    Dates: 3/16/2021 to 3/17/2021

    The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of key program concepts, enhance your skills and provide strategies to apply the information to workplace realities. Only participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in the Refresher Training. These sessions will be conducted via Zoom on two separate half days. You must attend the two days that are listed together on the list below. In addition, we are asking that individuals attend in pairs or trios so that they can perform the physical interventions with a part- ner. All participants must complete the physical interventions in order to receive certification. If you have further questions regarding the course, please contact Brandon Cruz via email at bcruz@swboces.org.

    You will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link the day before the course begins. Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli, droselli@swboces.org.

    54. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 5

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/18/2021

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    55. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (20-21 Cohort) Meetup 6

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/15/2021

    New
    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and leaders:! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this annual journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: "Learning First, Technology Second In Practice".
    Registered participants will be contacted via email with webinar instruction prior to session start.

    56. Building Leadership Capacity - Ongoing Training for Those Who Observe Teachers

    Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

    Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training.

    Dates: 4/26/2021 to 4/28/2021

    There is tremendous opportunity during the observation cycle to promote reflective practitioners and focus on improved student outcomes. Participants will continue to develop their skills in providing evidence-based feedback during the observation cycle and will review the required components of APPR, while exploring recent updates to APPR regulations. This learning experience is appropriate for all Lead Evaluators who have been previously certified by their districts and can be used by districts as evidence for recertification.

    This is an advanced course for supervisors who will be observing teachers and/or serving as Lead Evaluators. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

    Audience: This series is for continuing administrators who will observing teachers and and have previously completed the initial evaluation certification training. Materials:
    Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


    Fee:
    $190 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $235 per participant for all others

    The registration fee will apply unless cancellation is made one week prior to the workshop date.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.