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1. DASA Coordinator Course - VIA ZOOM

Program: 2020-2021 - School Climate and Culture

Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators

Dates: 4/19/2021

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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 3.5 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.

2. Updated NYS PE Standards PE/HE Consortium members only

Program: 2020-2021 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Members HE/PE Section One Consortium

Dates: 4/19/2021 to 4/21/2021

PE HE Consortium
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In the 1990's NYS introduced physical education standards, fast forward 25 years and they were finally updated! The new New York State Physical Education Standards have quietly been released and you can become the first at your school to be introduced to the anchor standards, strands, and outcomes. This 2 day 2 hour professional development will have you ahead of the change and use these new standards to guide your grading in the fall. The modules will follow the standards through the grade levels to truly help you and your district diversify elementary, middle, and high school physical education classes.

Day one will be a broad overview to see the scope of the standards throughout the grade spans and day two will be divided into a deep dive and breakout room based on grade level interests.

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

3. Building Leadership Capacity - Initial Training for Evaluators of Teachers

Program: 2020-2021 - Leadership

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

Dates: 4/21/2021 to 4/30/2021

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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.

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.

4. PD Shorts: Enhancing Mathematical Learning in High School

Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

Audience: High School Teachers and Math Coaches

Dates: 4/21/2021

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In order for students to develop conceptual understanding of complex math concepts, teachers often need to support students through a variety of creative and engaging methods. During this PD Short, participants will consider effective ways to use ensure students develop deep understanding. Emphasis will be placed on developing student engagement in math through using a variety of approaches, including technology and discussion protocols.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

5. Coaching Corners: Elementary Mathematics Instruction

Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

Audience: Math Teachers K-5, Math Coaches and Elementary Administrators

Dates: 4/21/2021

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Math Specialist, Peggy Golden, will meet with math educators to provide specialized, just-in-time coaching to support teachers with concerns, math concepts, best practices, super strategies, and more. Participants will bring successes, challenges, and questions to the conversation, along with artifacts, such as lesson plans, data, or assessment. School-based teams welcome! Each session will focus on a specific topic determined by participants. Register for individual sessions or the series of five!

Focus Area: Assessment

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

6. 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: 4/21/2021

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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 3:20pm. 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.

Fee for the course is $80. Please mail a check or money order made payable to SWBOCES to: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Attention: Dina Roselli

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

7. SLS Explore Discovery Education for Math Educators (MS/HS)

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/22/2021

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Experience math in ways never before possible with Discovery Education. Our platform adds real-world context to math concepts through research-based resources, high-quality content and a variety of differentiation tools. Come and see how educators have the power to transform traditional equations into relatable and relevant problems that spark curiosity and break down barriers to learning, increasing engagement and success for all students.

Discovery Education Presenter: Patti Duncan, Manager Partner Success, Activation

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

8. 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.

9. SLS Kids Discover Online's Library Media Plan Grades 6-8

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Audience: Teachers Grades 6-8

Dates: 4/26/2021

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Kids Discover Online will demo their Library Media Plan, which SW BOCES currently has free trial access to. Using a single, shared account, students and teachers get access to 2,000+ interactive articles, each with read-aloud, translations, 3 varied reading levels, a dictionary, and more. Kids Discover will walk educators through the layout and features of the platform, how to find articles from within their library, followed by a short Q&A.

Discovery Education Presenter: Alec Grotenstein, Director, Operations & Marketing Kids Discover

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Eleanor Friedman.

10. SLS Kids Discover Online's Library Media Plan Grades 3-5

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-5

Dates: 4/26/2021

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Kids Discover Online will demo their Library Media Plan, which SW BOCES currently has free trial access to. Using a single, shared account, students and teachers get access to 2,000+ interactive articles, each with read-aloud, translations, 3 varied reading levels, a dictionary, and more. Kids Discover will walk educators through the layout and features of the platform, how to find articles from within their library, followed by a short Q&A.

Discovery Education Presenter: Alec Grotenstein, Director, Operations & Marketing Kids Discover

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Eleanor Friedman.

11. PD Shorts: Poetry that Enlightens and Engages: Using Poetry to Lift the Level of Writing and End the Year Strong

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Administrators, Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2021

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Poetry can be an incredibly powerful tool to help students investigate the power of language, fluency, grammar, and structure in text. This PD Short will focus on teaching poetry in accessible and exciting ways for all students. Participants will discuss ways to select key mentor texts to accompany a poetry unit and methods for developing lessons that correlate to the NYS Next Generation Standards and build upon school curriculum.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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. FERPA 101 and FERPA 201

Program: Data Privacy & Security Service

Dates: 4/27/2021

FERPA 101: Understanding the Basics of Protecting Student Privacy Session Description: This presentation will review the basics of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and delve into common scenarios faced by districts. It is intended for anyone who works with personally identifiable student data on a daily basis; from the classroom teacher level to the district superintendent. Outcomes: - Improved understanding of FERPA and the context for the law - Reduced misconceptions / misunderstandings about FERPA So you think you know FERPA? A.K.A FERPA 201. (1 hour) Work with Student data for a while? You got this privacy stuff down? Come join the Privacy Technical Assistance Center to delve into some advanced scenarios based on recent guidance and real cases received by PTAC. Or bring your own questions. You know how much we love saying It Depends. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dr. Madalyn Romano at mromano@lhric.org

13. 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: 4/27/2021 to 5/5/2021

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.

14. PD Shorts: Engaging Students Through Choice

Program: 2020-2021 - Instructional Best Practices

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-12

Dates: 4/27/2021

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Student choice not only motivates learners, but it also fosters true engagement and builds essential self-management skills. This PD short will offer practical and useful strategies to support teachers in planning activities that promote choice. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider models in remote, hybrid, and face-to-face settings. During the session, participants will explore the benefits of student choice, consider ways to design a variety of tasks to engage students, and determine ways to support students in making effective choices.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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. PD Shorts: Socratic Seminar: Classroom Application

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Middle and High School Teachers and Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/28/2021

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Using Socratic Seminar can increase student participation, engagement, and ultimately develop deeper learning in a supportive, student-centered environment. During this PD Short, participants will build upon a foundational understanding of Socratic Seminar to apply the practice to their classroom instruction.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

16. Current Trends and Guidelines for School Allies Championing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth PE/HE Consortium members only

Program: 2020-2021 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Members HE/PE Section One Consortium

Dates: 4/28/2021

PE HE Consortium
Presentation Summary: Members of GLSEN Lower Hudson Valley will provide a brief overview of basic gender and sexual orientation terminology and concepts, with particular emphasis on the growing population of non-binary youth, as well as how intersectionality affects the risk factors for LGBTQ youth.

Objective: To increase knowledge of LGBTQ+ health and social service needs for youth and increase LGBTQ+ affirming attitude and behavior among school staff. To provide insights into best practices in serving LGBTQ+ youth and to increase awareness of physical and mental health consequences of LGBTQ+ marginalization.

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

Fee:
Free for HE/PE teachers whose district is a member of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

17. How to Support Struggling Learners Through Technology (Eastchester UFSD)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 4/28/2021

● Discussion of issues/challenges presented ● Levering tools to help students ● Discussion of UDL Registered participants will receive Zoom instructions prior to meeting start.

18. SLS Explore Discovery Education for ELA Educators (MS/HS)

Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

Dates: 4/29/2021

Discovery Education's library of vetted, high-quality content contains a wide variety of resources to support teaching and learning in the ELA Classroom. Whether you are teaching about the writing process, parts of speech, poetry, research, fables and folktales, and so much more - Discovery Education's resources provide engaging alternatives to consider when designing learning experiences. Join us as we explore our ELA resources along with research-based strategies for integrating digital curriculum resources in meaningful, effective, and practical ways that develop key ELA focused skills.

Discovery Education Presenter: Patti Duncan, Manager Partner Success, Activation

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

19. PD Shorts: Immersion: The Forgotten Stage of Writing Workshop

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Administrators, Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Teachers

Dates: 4/29/2021

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Of all the stages of the writing process, Immersion is often the least emphasized. This PD Short will focus on the important elements within the Immersion Stage, which helps lay the foundation for writing instruction. By investing in the Immersion Stage at the onset of a writing unit, teachers and students experience high returns throughout the school year and beyond.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

20. TLI Virtual Keynote Series 2021: Using Blended Learning To Personalize Instruction: A Conversation with Michael Horn

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 4/30/2021

On the heels of America's forced experiment with virtual learning, many educators are seeking to take what they learned from the last year to infuse the good parts into the in-person classroom to better personalize learning for each child. In this conversation, Michael will address top-of-mind questions on how to blend learning to meet each child where she is with a personalized experience that helps educators develop the whole child. He will dive into the different configurations of blended learning to discuss how to help practice meet the potential and dig into everything from classroom practices and staffing models to questions on software and hardware.

Immediately following the keynote, enjoy participating in a panel discussion facilitated by Randy Hall (Sr. Facilitator, LHRIC Instructional Technology), Dr. Gregory S. Brown (Deputy Superintendent, Hyde Park Central School District) and Dr. Diane Cunningham (Curriculum Design and Adult Learning Facilitator): "Where do we go from here to create quality blended and online learning for all students?"

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

21. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Rethinking Family Engagement in the Age of Remote Learning - ONLINE Course via MOODLE- May 4, 2021 through May 19, 2021

Program: 2020-2021 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/4/2021 to 5/19/2021

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Learning has shifted from schools to homes and the modality of instruction, for most, has transitioned back and forth from face-to-face to online. These transitions are happening simultaneously with many families making similar shifts in their professional and personal lives.

Family engagement should encourage and empower families to be their own champions. As a community, we need to work toward goals that focus on specific family strengths, resources, and needs.

As families work through the challenges of making these transitions, educators must use best practices for family engagement to provide emotional and technical support, compassion, and encouragement as they partner on facilitating learning at both home and school.

This asynchronous workshop will provide actionable steps educators can take to foster and build upon a school-to-home partnership.

Participants MUST be registered by Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Course Start Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Course End Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021


At the completion of all assignments, participants will receive 3 CTLE credits. All assignments must be submitted by May 19,2021.

Course access information will be shared to your MLP email address within 24 hours of the course start date.

Cost: Free

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

22. Schoology 2021 LHRIC User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/6/2021

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JOIN US! Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 9:30 am-11:00 am for this year's Schoology User Group. LHRIC User Groups are designed for school/district leaders and provide the perfect opportunity to:

* Learn from each other about successes, challenges, and strategies.
* Review recent product updates and future plans with experts from PowerSchool / Schoology.
* Update or formulate district and school goals as well as plans for support and assistance with LHRIC staff for the coming year.

The 2021 Schoology User Group will be hosted via Zoom and include:

* Community Connections & Sharing
* Recap of Schoology's Recent Releases & Sneak Peek at New Back-to-School Features and Updates (including the Enhanced Elementary Experience)
* Learning Focus: Key Factors for End of Year Roll-Over & Planning for Next School Year
* Highlights of Upcoming Events & Resources
* Open Q+A w/Schoology Experts


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Randy Hall.

23. [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: 5/6/2021

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.

24. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class GREENBURGH 11 UFSD ONLY

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

Dates: 5/10/2021 to 5/11/2021

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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 log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Zoom links and information will be emailed the day before the course begins.

Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10604
Attention: Dina Roselli

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

25. Book Club for Race, Equity, and Social Justice with Dr. Lisa Grillo

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

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 5/11/2021 to 6/22/2021

Due to popular interest in our first SWBOCES Book Club, we are pleased to announce our second Book Club for Race, Equity, and Social Justice. The book, The Person You Mean to Be by Dolly Chugh, was selected by a survey of educators across the region. During this 4-session experience, participants will discuss approaches to understanding and dismantling racism. Conversations will focus on using the text to work towards embracing the role of anti-racist educator.

Zoom Information will be sent out at least 24 hours prior to the start of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

26. PD Shorts: Mentor Texts that Promote Reflection and Social Emotional Learning at the End of the School Year

Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

Audience: Teachers K-5, Reading Specialist, Literacy Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 5/11/2021

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Famous educational philosopher, John Dewey, once said, "We do not learn from experience...we learn from reflecting on experience." The spring is a wonderful time for students to both reflect on all that they have learned this school year and set goals for the future. During this PD Short, new mentor text titles will be shared with corresponding ideas for ending the year in a reflective and meaningful way.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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.

27. Tools that Work in a Hybrid Learning Environment (Eastchester UFSD)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/12/2021

● Introduction of tools available to Eastchester teachers ● Best practices when utilizing these tools ● Hands on practice/demonstration Registered participants will receive Zoom instructions prior to meeting start.

28. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class - GREENBURGH 11 UFSD ONLY

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

Dates: 5/13/2021 to 5/14/2021

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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 log in at 8:50am each day. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

Zoom links and information will be emailed the day before the course begins.

Fee: $125 per participant in the form of check or money order made payable to SWBOCES must be mailed to:
SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10604
Attention: Dina Roselli

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

29. PD Shorts: Bias Busting Workshop

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

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2021

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.

Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

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 Your Way]: Reflect and Refine Your Blended Instruction (ONLINE) Section 3 (May 17 - June 4)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 5/17/2021

Registrants will be invited to reflect on classroom management and routines, or a unit of study from the Fall or Spring of 2020. Throughout this course, you will be presented with a research based series of prompts that will help you refine your practices and ensure technology tools being used help students meet their learning/classroom objectives.
This course offers participants 1:1 coaching on your time. No appointment scheduling, no substitutes needed, no time away from your students. Each section is limited to 7 teachers. IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete.
  • LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

    This course begins on May 17, 2021. Participants will have until June 4, 2021 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.
  • 31. 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: 5/18/2021 to 5/19/2021

    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.

    32. PTAC Workshop Data Breach Response Training

    Program: Data Privacy & Security Service

    Dates: 5/18/2021

    Please join the Lower Hudson RIC, Nassau BOCES and the Suffolk RIC for a Data Breach Response Training workshop presented by the US Department of Education's Privacy and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Data Breach Response Training This interactive presentation puts you in the driver's seat for a simulated data breach. Attendees will be faced with a data breach scenario and have to make the critical decisions in addressing an ongoing breach, avoiding pitfalls and guiding an organization through the difficult and often murky issues facing organizations during that time. Audience: This professional development opportunity is designed for Data Projection Officers and Technology Directors. However, protecting data and responding to data breaches is a team sport and all are welcome to attend. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dr. Madalyn Romano.

    33. Coaching Corners: Elementary Mathematics Instruction

    Program: 2020-2021 - Mathematics

    Audience: Math Teachers K-5, Math Coaches and Elementary Administrators

    Dates: 5/19/2021

    Math Specialist, Peggy Golden, will meet with math educators to provide specialized, just-in-time coaching to support teachers with concerns, math concepts, best practices, super strategies, and more. Participants will bring successes, challenges, and questions to the conversation, along with artifacts, such as lesson plans, data, or assessment. School-based teams welcome! Each session will focus on a specific topic determined by participants. Register for individual sessions or the series of five!

    Focus Area: Differentiation for story problems

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    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.

    34. Differentiation Through Technology (Eastchester UFSD)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/19/2021

    ● Tips for designing differentiated lesions ● Examples of differentiated lessons ● How to leverage Google Classroom, Google Meet, Google Slides to differentiate ● Use of choice boards and HyperDocs for differentiation Registered participants will receive Zoom instructions prior to meeting start.

    35. PD Shorts: Reading Conferences: Remote and In-Person

    Program: 2020-2021 - Literacy & ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Administration

    Dates: 5/19/2021

    For fluent readers, reading conferences help students focus on specific next steps to improve comprehension. In this PD short, participants will learn tools for conferring with students, even when the book is unfamiliar. Participants will have the opportunity to practice giving feedback to readers of chapter books to support ongoing comprehension across texts. Special attention will be paid to strategies for conferring in the virtual environment.

    Zoom Information will be sent out the day of the session by Angela Carrasquillo. If you do not receive the Zoom information please email Angela Carrasquillo at acarrasquillo@swboces.org

    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. 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: 5/20/2021

    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.

    37. TLI LHRIC Tech Expo 2021 Virtual Conference with Keynote Manoush Zomorodi

    Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

    Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

    Dates: 5/21/2021

    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.
    TECH EXPO is the region's cap stone event for educators to share promising and best practices from their teaching and/or administration. Last year, the event was cancelled due to COVID. This year, our conference is 100% virtual using a sophisticated virtual conference environment. Come and enjoy live breakout and poster sessions from local educators, as well as a virtual vendor floor. We're pleased to feature nationally renowned keynote speaker Manoush Zomorodi (journalist, podcaster, and media entrepreneur).

    NEW! Registrants will be able to login on Thursday prior to Tech Expo for an optional "pre-conference" experience for vendor sessions and to browse the virtual poster session hall.
    Registered participants will receive instructions on how to access the virtual conference prior to the session.

    38. SLS Council Meeting

    Program: 2020-2021 - School Library Services

    Audience: Council Members

    Dates: 5/25/2021

    The School Library System Council is responsible for developing and approving the Plan of Service; is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Plan of Service; recommends for approval the annual budget prior to submission to the District Superintendent for his signature; and supports the activities of the School Library System, through service on a committee.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

    39. [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: 6/3/2021

    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.

    40. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - VIA ZOOM

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

    Dates: 6/10/2021

    New
    All applicants for a NYS educational certificate are required to complete at least 2 hours of coursework in child abuse identification and reporting procedures. Attendance will be sent electronically to your TEACH account.
    This 2 hour workshop will focus on the following:


    •Identifying child abuse and neglect


    •Professional issues and concerns


    •Community resources


    •Legal responsibilities in reporting child abuse/neglect cases

    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/.

    A ZOOM link will be emailed to you the day before.

    Please log in at 3:20pm. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.

    Fee: $60 per participant. Please mail a check or money order made out to SWBOCES to:
    SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528
    Attention: Dina Roselli
    Credit cards and debit cards not accepted.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

    41. [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: 6/17/2021

    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.