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1. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs - at PAWLING HIGH SCHOOL (1/2 DAY in AM)

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 2/19/2019

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Teaching Assistants play an integral role in supporting students throughout school settings making connections to students, helping them feel comfortable, and reinforcing routines and instruction. English Language Learners (ELLs) in our classrooms benefit from specialized support to help them reach instructional goals while gaining proficiency in English. As a result of this workshop, Teaching Assistants will gain understanding about the stages of language acquisition and the role of the student’s home language, and will explore strategies for supporting ELLs with acclimation to school routines, developing communication skills in English, and reinforcing instruction.

Level III Teaching Assistants can earn CTLE credit for participation in this workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

2. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 2/20/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 AM

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

3. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 2/20/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions, Targets of Measurement, and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 PM

Fee: FREE

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

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

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be participating in the observation cycle, observing teachers and participating on the post observation conference

Dates: 2/25/2019

Evidence-Based Feedback and Coaching Conversations that impact Instructional Practice.

The focus of this workshop is on developing skill in evidence based observation within the context of district professional development goals. 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. This one-day workshop serves to build expertise in evaluation including practice in achieving inter-rater agreement through evidence based observation. This course includes focus on coaching conversations that impact instructional practice. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

Materials:
Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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.

5. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Strategies for Engaging ELLs - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, AIS Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 2/25/2019

Every ELL must be engaged in age-appropriate, meaningful, and challenging instructional activities. In this half-day workshop, participants will engage in several activities that can be used across grade levels and content areas that are inclusive of and engage all students, regardless of English proficiency level. Strategies for scaffolding activities to consider individual needs and grading ideas will be shared. Organizational structures for collecting information about student engagement and performance will be shared to guide teachers in subsequent planning.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

6. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] ENL Teacher Collegiate Circle - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, ENL Coordinators, and ENL Supervisors

Dates: 2/25/2019

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a semi-guided session to learn about state-level news and initiatives related to supporting ELLs (ESSA, for example), to share effective practices for supporting ELLs, and to pose questions to each other.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

7. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Part 154 Overview and Walkthrough Tools - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District and Building Administrators, Coordinators of ENL Programs

Dates: 2/25/2019

Designed for district and building administrators, this workshop will provide an overview of Part 154 Regulations. Participants will learn about effective classroom strategies that support the engagement of ELLs in academic discussions and activities and will review walkthrough tools reflective of classroom environments and strategies responsive to ELLs. Conversation will include consideration of ELLs in master schedule design, staffing and professional development, and resources. Additionally, we will explore strategies for engaging families of ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

8. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Designing Equity Driven Learning Environments

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 2/26/2019 to 4/1/2019

Providing all students with access and opportunity is key to maximizing potential. By designing equitable classroom environments you can influence issues of equity beyond the classroom. Explore and brainstorm problems focused on instructional equity and develop resources and structures you can use immediately in the classroom. Additionally, create an equitable learning environment that accepts and appreciates all cultural differences. What would that look like?

Syllabus:
* Establishing a working definition of equity in the classroom
* Developing a plan for needs-identification, resource-access, and tuned-facilitation for all students
* Developing strategies and structures for promoting a culture of equity in the classroom
* Developing learning activities to match cognitive levels, learning styles, and culture
* Designing opportunities for students to learn in an environment that promotes executive function through structures and facilitation
* Brainstorming problems to solve issues that can advance equity within the students’ neighborhood

Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

9. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Getting Started with Executive Function in Your Classroom: Designing Lesson Plans to Build Students’ EF

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 2/26/2019 to 4/1/2019

Executive function is critical to all students’ academic achievement; and we now know it can be developed and accelerated. Enhance your academic lesson plans by fostering the six key aspects of executive function, intentionally building critical achievement prerequisites in students.

Syllabus:
* Understanding how executive function is inextricably linked to the academic achievement of students at all developmental levels through the lens of six levels of increasingly complex life skills
* Understanding how executive function develops and how growth can be accelerated
* Understanding the difference between learning and practice activities, and the importance of purposeful “grappling” with content
* Developing learning and practice activities aimed at building executive function across the seven key components: working memory, cognitive flexibility, planning, reasoning, problem-solving, and self-regulation
* Creating a plan to implement structures that build executive function in the learning environment
* Learning to facilitate instruction by asking questions that lead to the development of greater executive function

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla’s book, Building Executive Function: The Missing Link to Student Achievement as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance. Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

10. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Infusing Transformational Technology

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 2/26/2019 to 4/1/2019

Explore various themes of transformational technology, including collaboration, differentiation, and assessment. Design specific activities to foster technology infusion in the classroom. (Appropriate for all, from beginners to advanced technology users.)

Syllabus:
* Using technology in transformational ways
* Using technology to build responsibility in students towards becoming digital citizens and digitally literate
* Designing instructional materials that allow students to build a collaboration mindset
* Infusing transformational technology to enhance formative and summative assessment
* Becoming a reflective practitioner related to to technology use in the classroom
* Using technology to differentiate learning and practice activities in the classroom

Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

11. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - PBL Implementation – Next Steps in Student-Centered Authentic Learning Unit Design

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 2/26/2019 to 4/1/2019

Deepen your knowledge of the power of problem-based learning in the classroom with a focus on implementation strategies. Design differentiated activity lists with multiple ways for students to learn, develop content facilitation grids and questions to support student-driven learning, and implement four types of formative assessments throughout the PBL unit. Note: Participants will apply course content to a previously created Problem-Based task and rubric.

Syllabus:
* Designing activity lists that offer students required activities, choice activities (offering more than one way to build a concept or skill), and optional activities (offering extension opportunities to those who are advanced) from a brainstormed scaffold for learning
* Developing facilitation grids, laying out skills and concepts to assess student learning as the teacher facilitates instruction.
* Designing facilitation questions to move students to higher-order thinking.
* Understanding the role of the Four Types of Formative Assessment to support progress monitoring and growth.
* Creating a transfer task as a venue for students to apply, or “transfer,” their learning from an authentic PBL unit to a new real-world context

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla’s book, Students Taking Charge as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance. Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

12. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Social Emotional Learning in the Student-Driven Classroom

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 2/26/2019 to 4/1/2019

Social and emotional learning (SEL) plays a major role in one’s success if life and career. Being in touch with emotions, controlling them, setting and achieving goals, engaging with others in socially appropriate ways, demonstrating empathy toward others, establishing positive relationships, and taking responsibility in life are critical skills that are not necessarily included in school curricula. They are skills that are fostered every day in student-driven learning environments like the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom. Develop structures and strategies you can employ to build SEL in your classroom or school.

Syllabus:
* Developing an understanding of the core competencies of SEL as defined by CASEL
* Developing an understanding of the interplay among problem-based learning, structures, and teacher facilitation in a student-driven classroom
* Exploring how each of the core competencies of SEL are addressed through the goals of engagement, empowerment, and efficacy in a student-driven classroom
* Developing a set of structures for building SEL in a student-driven classroom. Developing a repertoire of teacher facilitation strategies for building SEL in a student-driven classroom
*Developing learning activities that promote SEL in a student-driven classroom

This course will use your choice of Dr. Nancy Sulla’s books, Students Taking Charge In Grades K-5 or Students Taking Charge In Grades 6-12 as a resource. Only one is required. The assigned book must be purchased in advance. Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

13. Teaching in an Interdisciplinary Way: Aligning ELA and Science Practices - ELA & SCI

Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

Audience: K-5 teachers

Dates: 2/26/2019

In this workshop, we will focus on connecting the ELA and Science Practices in the elementary classroom using phenomena and inquiry methods. Our topics will include how to engage students in figuring out science using investigation as well as reading and writing strategies to gain a deeper understanding of disciplinary core ideas. Teachers will walk away with an understanding of how to integrate ELA and Science standards into current or new units of study.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID #322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members

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

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

14. SLS Search for Success Database Management Service

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 2/26/2019

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The 21st century way to access and research authoritative information across all your databases with one login through mobile devices, tablets, laptops and computers. “SEARCH” for Success is a database management program that provides “one-stop” easy and equitable access to all your online database purchased through SWBOCES School Library System, including those in NOVELNY and TeachingBooks. In addition, usage statistics are available to support purchasing decisions. The benefits include:


• Each school library has one unique login for all databases, which may be used by students, staff, and parents


• One usage report for all databases


• Customized website design for each school library


• Mobile App


• Workshops to learn search strategies and resources


• Helps district personnel obtain maximum use of their online databases in support of the common core Learning Standards and other informational needs For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

15. Waterford Annual User Group Conference

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/27/2019

Join us for our Annual Waterford User Group! This will be the perfect opportunity to participate in a collaborative hands-on session with your colleagues as we get up to speed on the latest Waterford updates.



Many of the enhancements that Waterford has made in the last year are game changers that you need to know about, including:


• Simplified reporting dashboards. Redesigned dashboards make it easy for teachers and administrators to get critical, at-a-glance data on student activity and progress toward goals. >


• New and enhanced reports. Reports are now easier to use and provide powerful new insights into key aspects of student performance at the individual, class, school, and district level.


• Predictive analytics. A projected completion feature now shows where each student is in regard to their year-end goals so teachers can make adjustments to ensure success.


• New parent engagement app. Get a sneak peek at Mentor, a new smartphone app that makes it easier for teachers to keep parents in the loop.


• 1,000+ new activities. Waterford has added over 1,000 new or redesigned activities, all with fresh graphics and audio to make them more appealing and engaging for students.



Please bring your laptop or tablet.

16. DreamBox Annual User Conference at Suffern Central School District

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: DreamBox users

Dates: 2/27/2019

Join us and DreamBox team this year to learn:

• Setting appropriate goals to generate growth

• Providing opportunities for teachers to share best practices and blended learning

• Exciting news on NWEA

Target Audience: DreamBox users/subscribers.

17. Waterford Lunch & Learn

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 2/27/2019

Waterford Learning is a comprehensive, technology-based early reading, math and science program with integrated assessments and teacher tools for PreK-2. This personalized learning software adapts automatically to give each student a unique learning experience tailored to his or her own skill level and pace, making it ideal for all of your early learners.

Join us as guest presenter Dr. Gayle White-Wallace, Standards Administrator for ELA, Reading, and Literacy at Mount Vernon City School District, shares the results they’ve seen so far, as well as valuable insights into their initiative, including:

• The importance of their “Inspect What You Expect” mantra, and why it’s been critical to their success so far

• How they’ve been able to dramatically increase parental engagement

• The benefits of student interaction and usage with Waterford

• A short recap of results to date, including improved DIBELS scores, higher levels of kindergarten readiness, and shrinking literacy achievement gaps

18. 21st Century Reading Practices and Strategies that Build Skill and Engagement - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-8

Dates: 2/28/2019

This workshop will focus on using a variety of resources, evidence-based practices and technology to help students succeed and grow as readers. We will examine modeled, shared, guided and independent reading structures in a student-centered classroom. Participants will walk away with a better understanding of how to monitor student progress, confer with students and help students choose and manage a variety of texts in order to become more independent and strategic readers.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-8

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

19. Grant Writing for Health and PE: Getting Your Ideas Funded PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 2/28/2019

PE HE Consortium
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This full day workshop will cover the basics of grant writing. How do you take an idea or need and turn it into a proposal? Participants will assess their school’s wellness climate using a modified school health index created by the CDC. Upon completion of the assessment participants will have the opportunity to apply for a grant. A variety of grant resources will be shared. An inactive workshop format will be utilized during this workshop.

Participants should bring a laptop for use during the workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to apply for a grant from Action for Healthy Kids for physical activity and nutrition education funding.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 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.

20. Helping Students Access Financial Aid for College

Program: 2018-2019 Compliance - COMP

Dates: 2/28/2019

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) helps to make college accessible and affordable for New York State students and families.

The presentation will provide detailed information on available financial support opportunities for college in the form of scholarships and grants to New York students.

Materials will be provided for you to take back to your district.
There is no fee for this session

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

21. activ=con 19

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Dates: 3/1/2019

activ=con is a full day conference for explorers, leaders, and innovators in K-12 active learning spaces. activ-con attendees will not “sit n’ get” their learning as in traditional conference experiences; instead, attendees will join their fellow explorers in a series of learning excursions actively investigate interesting strategies, practices, and challenges. Participants can also interact with peers, vendors and experts throughout the day. The keynote speakers for activ=con are Dr. Robert Dillon, Director of Innovation and Learning at University City School District in Missouri, and Dr. Gene M. Kearns, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance Learning.

22. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Integrated Co-Teaching for English Language Learners - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teams of ENL and content area co-teachers; common branches team leaders and secondary school department chairs, curriculum coordinators and school principals.

Dates: 3/1/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT PUTNAM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Through an interactive presentation approach, video demonstrations and hands-on activities, participants will gain a practical understanding of the 6 co-teaching models, using Marilyn Friend's and Honigsfeld & Dove's frameworks for collaborative instruction. Co-teachers will learn when and how to use the models presented, and will also be introduced to resources to help them differentiate between ENL Teacher instructional foci and Content Teacher instructional foci. Participants will receive a template for collaborative planning, and time to start planning within the cloud using the resources presented.

By the end of this session, participants will understand:



•What the 6 integrated co-teaching models are and how they differ


•How to decide which co-teaching models to best utilize in any given lesson


•How ENL and Content teachers can leverage their expertise to deliver instruction together


•The elements of effective ENL co-planning


•How to use resources to assist in co-planning language and content instruction

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: Will be provided.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

23. Training the Body and Mind PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Participating Districts in the HE/PE Section One Consortium

Dates: 3/4/2019

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This course will provide instructors with group activities that will not only push the body but challenge the mind as well. Many children learn through PE how to be physical but not how their mental while in the space can make a difference. These strategies will teach how the mind and the body are both important in the physical education environment. Participants will learn activities that they can turnkey to their students the day after the training.

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

Fee:
Free for members of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

24. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Teaching Reading to ELLs: What’s Different? - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Reading Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 3/4/2019

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

-What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
-How to create opportunities to develop oral language
-Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
-Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

25. Making Physical Activity a Fun Habit! PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Participating Districts in the HE/PE Section One Consortium

Dates: 3/4/2019

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This course will provide instructors with knowledge, strategies and activities to assist students in making lifestyle changes and improving personal wellness without getting discouraged. Physical education and Health Educators will learn how to motivate their students onto fitness and wellness in this stationary age of technology and video games.

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

Fee:
Free for members of the Section One Physical Education and Health Education Consortium.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

26. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Facilitating Questioning and Discussion with ELLs (K-12) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 3/5/2019

In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage student engagement through inquiry.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

27. CPR/AED SWBOCES EMPLOYEES ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

Audience: Open to all

Dates: 3/5/2019

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At all times there should be a number of people who are trained to administer CPR in each school building, excluding the school nurse who is already trained. Whenever an instructional school facility is used for a school-sponsored or school-approved curricular event or activity, including events such as athletic contests or competitive events, the school administration officials/administrators must ensure the presence of at least 1 staff person who is trained, pursuant to Public Health Law § 3000-b (3) (a), in the operation and use of an automated external defibrillator. A training certificate is valid for two years from the date the training was taken.

This training is meant for for individuals who were not able to be trained with their colleagues through CoSer 644 under the district’s base fee entitlement Please contact Brandon Cruz,Supervisor of School Safety and Facilities SW BOCES ( bcruz@swboces.org ) if you require clarification regarding costs.

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

Fee:
$75 per participant for CoSer 644 members
$90 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 Stacy Chimento Email Me.

28. SLS BrainPoP User Group

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 3/5/2019

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This is an opportunity to meet and share information around how you are using BrainPOP in your districts, while learning more about what BrainPOP can offer. We will have the opportunity to gain some professional development and learn about the new features your BrainPOP subscriptions offer.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

29. The NYS Science Standards – Now What? - SCI

Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

Audience: Grade K-8 Teachers of Science

Dates: 3/5/2019

How might I shift my current instructional practices in light of the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS)? This workshop is designed especially for elementary and middle school teachers and will assist them in planning. Participants will explore sample lessons, activities and investigations. Emphasis will be placed on supporting academic language development for all learners, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities. Participants are encouraged to bring a device and their existing curriculum and/or lesson plans to practice redesigning lessons using the NYSSLS.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID #322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

30. LHRIC CS/STEAM Academy: Full Day for Instructional Cohort (Member Districts Only)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/5/2019

Member Districts Only
Full day face to face session for Instructional Cohort, Academy Year Two.

31. The Many Facets of Google Draw

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/5/2019

G Suite users: Do you leverage the power of Google Draw? Do you take full advantage of this easy-to-use app to help elevate your practice? Attend this workshop to discover how this multifaceted tool can help you with interactive lessons and worksheets, graphic organizers and mind maps, flow charts and infographics. Create memes and personalized lessons. Have students demonstrate understanding through visual representation. If creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking are goals for your 4Cs classroom, then Google Draw can be a versatile and easy addition to your toolbox.

32. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Guided Reading for ELLs (K-5) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 3/5/2019

In this half-day workshop, we will discuss how Guided Reading instruction relates to the specific needs of ELLs. We will explore traditional guided reading practices and how they can be differentiated for ELLs with developing language proficiency. Participants will also learn how reading assessments might look different for ELL students, and which appropriate assessment modifications can be made when assessing ELLs reading levels. Participants will work together to design a guided reading lesson for ELL students that they can immediately implement in their classrooms.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

33. Google Drive: The Basics

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/6/2019

Are you new to Google Drive? This session will provide you with an overview of G Suite’s various apps (productivity tools), what they are, and how they work. Your documents can be opened and edited from any computer or device connected to the Internet, and shared with others so that you can collaborate in real-time across different locations and times.

34. Viewing and Doing: Literacy for a Visual Culture Grades 3-5 - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-5

Dates: 3/7/2019

Join a community of teachers committed to supporting students’ creative expression and critical thinking through the process of viewing and creating media. Learn how to use the Jacob Burns Film Center’s (JBFC) free online resources to help your students develop their capacity as storytellers and communicators. You’ll also learn from classroom teachers who are effectively integrating these media arts strategies into English Language Arts and Literacy instruction with the JBFC’s curriculum Image, Sound, and Story. This hands-on and interactive workshop in the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language: image, sound, and story.



This program may be used to meet 3.0 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$157 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

35. Branding Your School with Google Sites (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 3/7/2019

In this 3-hour workshop, administrators will explore Google Sites for scheduling, collaboration, collecting data, evaluation, and branding.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Explore and use the tools available in the Google Apps for Education suite
- Integrate these tools into a Google Site
- Preview, collaborate, and publish your site either privately or to the public
- How to maintain and delegate parts of your site to keep the content current

Please note: a functional knowledge of the Google Apps is helpful.

Target Audience: Administrators

36. Branding Your School with Google Sites (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 3/7/2019

In this 3-hour workshop, administrators will explore Google Sites for scheduling, collaboration, collecting data, evaluation, and branding.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Explore and use the tools available in the Google Apps for Education suite
- Integrate these tools into a Google Site
- Preview, collaborate, and publish your site either privately or to the public
- How to maintain and delegate parts of your site to keep the content current

Please note: a functional knowledge of the Google Apps is helpful.

Target Audience: Administrators

37. Lower Hudson Computer Science and Engineering Education Collaborative (CSEEC)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/7/2019

Are you actively building and growing your computer science (CS) or engineering education instruction within your district? If so, we invite you to join fellow technology, curriculum, and instructional leaders as we discuss curricula, explore standards, and share ‘best practices’ in Computer Science (CS) and Engineering education, the two newest core disciplines in K-12 education. The “Lower Hudson CS and Engineering Education Collaborative (CSEEC)” is a participant-led community for information gathering, sharing/cooperation, and brainstorming. If your district considers CS and engineering to be more than just an enrichment activity and you are actively building a comprehensive curriculum in these areas for your students, you will enjoy collaborating with like-minded thinkers and leaders in this collegial environment. Meetings will be highly participatory: topics for discussion will be presented and selected by CSEEC community members, and innovative solutions/programs by CSEEC members will be highlighted. Additionally, experts in K-12 CS and Engineering education will be invited to present cutting-edge research and evidence-based practices to the CSEEC community. Participants will be encouraged to host meetings during the year; please consult the individual My Learning Plan entry for each specific meeting location.

38. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 3/8/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT DUTCHESS BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Teaching Assistants play an integral role in supporting students throughout school settings making connections to students, helping them feel comfortable, and reinforcing routines and instruction. English Language Learners (ELLs) in our classrooms benefit from specialized support to help them reach instructional goals while gaining proficiency in English. As a result of this workshop, Teaching Assistants will gain understanding about the stages of language acquisition and the role of the student’s home language, and will explore strategies for supporting ELLs with acclimation to school routines, developing communication skills in English, and reinforcing instruction.

Level III Teaching Assistants can earn CTLE credit for participation in this workshop.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

39. Universal Design for Learning: Using Educational Technology to Ensure Every Student Succeeds

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/8/2019

Are you looking for new ways to provide your students with flexible, accessible, free tools that support diverse learning styles and ability levels in any content area? This workshop will address the growing need for flexible tools that allow students to share, gather and review information in a universally accessible way.

During this session, you will:

- discover how UDL principles and practices impact learning
- gain hands-on experience with educational technology tools
- explore the connection between UDL and educational technologies
- experience the role co-teaching plays in UDL application

We are excited to share some powerful learning tools that support the critical need to provide universally accessible content and experiences to students. Get ready to walk away with a toolkit filled with strategies, practices, websites, extensions and apps that will aid you on your journey toward designing accessible content and experiences.

40. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Two-Day CertificationTraining

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Audience: School administrators, teachers, special education teachers, guidance counselors, social workers, psychologists, teaching assistants and aides, security staff and hall monitors

Dates: 3/11/2019 to 3/12/2019

New
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 "acting out behaviors" and practice appropriate intervention strategies to address these behaviors while maintaining the best possible professional attitude.

In this highly interactive training, you will:

• Explore effective techniques for approaching and reducing the tension of an agitated person

• Practice nonverbal, paraverbal, verbal and physical intervention skills

Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants will receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

This program may be used to meet 11 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$365 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$448 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.

41. SLS Digital Library Users Group Secondary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 3/11/2019

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for middle and high school students that provides access to over 5,500 digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:

• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service

• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device

• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader

• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends

• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

42. Productive Conversations in Math Class-MATH

Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

Audience: K-12 teachers, Building leaders, Administrators, Coaches

Dates: 3/12/2019

How do you foster a collaborative and cooperative classroom environment where students work together to solve math problems? Learn about the Five Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and how to put them into practice in the classroom. The workshop will include problem solving and preparing lessons using the Five Practices: Anticipating; Monitoring; Selecting; Sequencing; and Connecting.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Email Me.

43. SLS Digital Library Users Group Elementary

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 3/12/2019

The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service for elementary students that provides access digital ebooks and audio books to students and staff. This service is an extension of the print collection in school libraries; however it is online with 24/7 access. It is convenient for students to check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. The benefits include:

• Ebooks encourage students to read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service

• The process is simple and easy to use, just choose your book and download it to a device

• Ebooks are portable, students can carry ebooks in their mobile devices, laptops, chromebooks, or any ebook reader

• You can access these books at any time from any place, including vacations, snow days, and weekends

• Each school has one library representative on the Digital Library Advisory Board to choose content For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

44. Supporting Students with Social Differences and Disorders

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Grades K-12 general education or special education teachers; speech-language pathologists; occupational therapists; psychologists; guidance counselors and social workers

Dates: 3/12/2019

The workshop will discuss disorders associated with atypical social patterns, particularly autism. Participants will engage in hands-on exploration of "social tools" such as Social Stories™, Comic Strip Conversations™, Power Cards, and Scales. Participants will create at least 1 tool that is applicable to a student or group of students in their classroom or therapy room.

This course may be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 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 Email Me.

45. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: What's Different? - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators of English language learners

Dates: 3/12/2019

Instruction in the five pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English. Participants will explore what is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to English language learners, how to create opportunities to develop oral language, and strategies for before, during and after reading supports. We will consider cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

46. Digital Creativity for Wixie Users

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/12/2019

Wixie is a powerful online authoring tool for students and teachers to create original work, collaborate with their peers, and demonstrate understanding.

This half-day session is designed to provide you with dedicated and necessary work time in Wixie, where you can design materials for distribution to your students. We will begin with a demonstration of Wixie's content authoring tools, followed by supported working time for you to create your own lessons.

During this session, you will:

- Learn about Wixie's suite of content creation tools.nbh
- Explore Wixie's new collaboration ability that allows students to team up for project work.
- Dig into pre-designed activity templates. Design your own lessons for use in the classroom.

Target Audience: Wixie users/subscribers that have an active Wixie account.

47. Microsoft Innovative Educator Training: Hosted by Microsoft at LHRIC

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/12/2019

New
For our Office 365 districts (teachers, administrators, instructional technology specialists and coaches): continue your learning journey by becoming a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE). During this engaging session, participants will learn how to use Windows, Office 365, Microsoft Teams, OneNote Class Notebooks, Microsoft Forms, and Sway to empower your students to achieve more. This experience is an important step on a journey of joining a professional learning network of enthusiastic educators who come together to learn, share, and grow. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices (Windows preferred), although laptops will be available for use at the LHRIC.

48. Scoring the New Global History & Geography Framework Regents Examination-SS

Program: 2018-2019 - Social Studies

Audience: Global 9 and 10 teachers, department chairpersons

Dates: 3/13/2019

Using the latest materials developed by the Office of State Assessment of NYSED, this workshop is designed to train teachers and administrators of Grades 9 and 10 to score the new Framework-based Global History Regents which will be administered for the first time in June 2019. Teachers will leave with the CRQ prototypes and their scoring rubric as well as a new sample Enduring Essay exemplar, the specific and generic rubrics, and anchor level papers with analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to design their own CRQs and Enduring Issues essays to use as formative assessments in their classrooms. Special attention will be given to developing appropriate strategies for preparing English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities for these assessments.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Email Me.

49. Finalsite Booster Workshop: Pages & Posts

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/13/2019

Are you getting the most out of using Composer Pages & Posts in Finalsite? This workshop for Finalsite Site administrators will illustrate creative techniques for page design and construction in Composer as well as strategies for using Posts and Pages together for news, blogs, and other unique purposes. Come join us for a morning of hands-on exploration and learning and go from "blah" to "BAM!" with Pages & Posts in your Finalsite website.

50. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS (For Principals and Assistant Principals) - March 2019 - LEAD

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

Dates: 3/13/2019

Brandon Cruz will be presenting new required Curriculum for Mental Health.

Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli Email Me.

51. Viewing and Doing: Literacy for a Visual Culture Grades 6-8 - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 6-8

Dates: 3/14/2019

Join a community of teachers committed to supporting students’ creative expression and critical thinking through the process of viewing and creating media. Learn how to use the Jacob Burns Film Center’s (JBFC) free online resources to help your students develop their capacity as storytellers and communicators. You’ll also learn from classroom teachers who are effectively integrating these media arts strategies into English Language Arts and Literacy instruction with the JBFC’s curriculum Image, Sound, and Story. This hands-on and interactive workshop in the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language: image, sound, and story.

This program may be used to meet 3.0 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$157 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

52. Microsoft Sway: eBooks, Presentations, Websites, and more…

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/14/2019

Sway is an application from Microsoft Office 365 that helps teachers and students to gather, format, and share reports, newsletters, web pages, and presentations on an interactive, web-based canvas that looks great on any device.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Create a Sway from a topic
- Insert text, images, links
- Insert videos or interactive charts
- Distribute and collect formative assessment data

Prerequisite: a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is helpful.

53. Microsoft Sway: eBooks, Presentations, Websites, and more…

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/14/2019

Sway is an application from Microsoft Office 365 that helps teachers and students to gather, format, and share reports, newsletters, web pages, and presentations on an interactive, web-based canvas that looks great on any device.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Create a Sway from a topic
- Insert text, images, links
- Insert videos or interactive charts
- Distribute and collect formative assessment data

Prerequisite: a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is helpful.

54. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at ROCKLAND BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 3/15/2019

Wait ListNew
This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Fee: FREE

Lunch: On your own.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

55. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Key Points Refresher Recertification

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Audience: Participants who have completed the two-day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training during the 2017-2018 school year

Dates: 3/15/2019

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.

In this highly interactive training, you will:

• Practice and sharpen verbal and physical crisis intervention skills

• Demonstrate ability and confidence in applying course content and skills to real-life work experiences

• Problem solve and strengthen crisis intervention skill
Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants will receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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.

56. SLS Scholastic Book Fair Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 3/15/2019

New

This is an opportunity to meet and share information around how you are using Scholastic Book Fairs in your districts, while learning more about what Scholastic can offer. We will have the opportunity to gain some professional development and learn about the new features that come with the book fair.Bring your book fair coordinator with you!

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

57. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 3/15/2019

New
How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions, Targets of Measurement, and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

Registration/Sign-In: 12:00-12:30 pm

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

58. AP 2019 Overview for AP Teachers/Administrators

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and Assistant Superintendents

Dates: 3/15/2019

In the 2019-20 school year, the College Board will be delivering a new free system of resources for all AP students and teachers, including an AP question bank, unit guides and tests, feedback to help you track progress, a new ordering timeline and more. Come to this session to learn about the new resources and how you will deliver them to your students.


Fee: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

59. Creating a Safe Physical Education Learning Environment PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 3/18/2019

PE HE Consortium
New
This workshop will address the areas of negligence and liability and safety and security in the physical education environment. Part 1 of this workshop is based on the 14 legal duties of athletic administrators and coaches.
Participants will learn how to mitigate negligence and liability and understand their legal responsibilities as a physical educator. Special emphasis will be placed on child protection, supervision strategies, medical issues and legal documentation. This presentation will expose issues that are not part of a conventional risk management plan.
This workshop will also look at safety plans for physical education as part of your school emergency response to human and natural hazards. Although schools have many emergency action plans, they may not be functional for physical education classes. Through interactive activities and tabletop exercises, learn how to create plans for the following:
1. Intruder in the Building
2. Lockdown and Lockout
3. Medical Emergency

This program may be used to meet 5.5 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.

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

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

Audience: This series is for administrators who will be participating in the observation cycle, observing teachers and participating on the post observation conference

Dates: 3/19/2019

Evidence-Based Feedback and Coaching Conversations that impact Instructional Practice.

The focus of this workshop is on developing skill in evidence based observation within the context of district professional development goals. 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. This one-day workshop serves to build expertise in evaluation including practice in achieving inter-rater agreement through evidence based observation. This course includes focus on coaching conversations that impact instructional practice. The session will also include the most current updates from NYSED.

Materials:
Participants should bring a copy of the rubric being used in their district for teacher evaluation.


Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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.

61. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 3/19/2019

This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Fee: FREE

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

62. A Deeper Dive into the Next Gen ELA Practices: Building Lifelong Readers and Writers in the Classroom

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Dates: 3/19/2019

With the revised standards, teachers need to ask themselves what do I need to know and do? In this workshop we will explore the major changes in the Next Gen Standards, focusing on the ELA Lifelong Practices. Taking a look at our current practices, teachers will examine where they are and how they can structure lessons to ensure the ELA lifelong practices are embedded within their classrooms. We will look at exemplar lessons and teachers will have an opportunity to develop or revise their own lessons. Materials: Participants may bring lessons, units and any relevant materials with them.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

63. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 3/19/2019

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions, Targets of Measurement, and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

Registration/Sign-In: 12:00-12:30 pm

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

64. ELA Test Prep Grades 9-12

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

Dates: 3/20/2019

Preparing for the ELA Common Core Regents Exam is not necessarily about doing test prep, but about establishing vertically aligned classroom literacy practices that work all year long. This workshop is designed to help grades 9 - 12 teachers prepare their students for the ELA Regents without doing traditional test prep. We will focus on year-round ELA instruction and best practices that will lead to success on the ELA Regents Exam. Participants will walk away with practical strategies to implement in their classrooms at any time.

Materials: Participants can bring texts used in their classrooms, as well as lessons/units and any other materials. Time will be provided to design or revise lessons/units of instruction.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

65. 2019 Achieve3000 User Group

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: All users of Achieve3000

Dates: 3/20/2019

New
You are invited to attend the 2019 Annual User Group Meeting!
Co-presented by Achieve3000 and LHRIC, this morning session promises to be informative for both teachers and administrators.

Achieve3000 will provide a light breakfast and a fresh look at the components of the program. We'll be highlighting quick ways to step up your implementation strategy to ensure the best conditions for student growth.

Topics to covered include:

• Courses and Collections

• Searching for and assigning articles

• The student experience

• Using data reports to inform instruction

• and more!

This is also an excellent opportunity for teachers in the classroom to share their best practices for using Achieve3000. Do you have a strategy or implementation feature that helps students meet their Achieve3000 goals? Would you like to be included on the days agenda? To learn more about this chance to share your tips, please contact Mae Isaac.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Mae Isaac.

66. Virtual Reality: Implementation in the Future Ready Classroom

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/20/2019

Learn how to take students on virtual journeys around the globe, and even view the inside of a human heart! With today's virtual reality technology, students can experience this right from the comfort of their classroom using tools such as Google Expeditions, Nearpod VR, CoSpaces, and many more!

During this session, you will take a deep dive into Virtual Reality (VR) devices and apps, and will develop an understanding of how both educators and students can learn more about the world around them through immersive VR experiences.

67. Achieve3000 Lunch & Learn

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: teachers, department chairs or administrators who want to learn more about Achieve3000

Dates: 3/20/2019

New
For questions regarding this activity, please contact NAME.

68. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - COMP

Program: 2018-2019 Compliance - COMP

Dates: 3/20/2019

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/.

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

Fee: $55 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact Kaye Jackson Email Me.

69. Building Argument ELA & SS

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Dates: 3/21/2019

In this workshop, we will focus on the components of an argument and how can we teach students to write arguments in various content areas. This workshop will also focus on structures that need to be in place to build a cohesive written argument and what argument writing looks like on an assessment. ELA teachers and Social Studies teachers are invited to work together to help each other teach students components of argument in both areas.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-12

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

70. Executive Assistant: Building Executive Function Strategies in the Classroom for Student Success

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: 3-12 General and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 3/21/2019

Have you ever had a student who demonstrated strong verbal and thinking skills but when put to the task of independently completing work can’t seem to succeed? They are insightful during class discussions but can’t hand in homework? This could be the result of weak executive functions, a set of processes that involve mental control and self-­-regulation. In this workshop participants will not only gain a deeper understanding of the executive functions and how they impact school success, but they will also walk away with interventions and strategies to help.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

71. THINKING MAPS® BASIC TRAINING COURSE

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers and leaders from existing project schools in need of a refresher or initial Basic Training in Thinking Maps®. (This will be monitored when registrations are received.)

Dates: 3/21/2019 to 4/4/2019

This 2-day course covers the 8 Thinking Maps and the use of color and the three metacognitive frames to enhance Map content. The course is intended for educators previously trained in Thinking Maps® who are in need of a refresher and for new staff members who need the full baseline training. This training is not designed to be used for turnkey purposes. Participants who intend to support their peers’ learning journey should attend the full 6-day Training of Trainers course.

PREREQUISITE(S): Participants in this course must be part of a school or district with an existing Thinking Maps® implementation. (This will be monitored when registrations are received.)

This program may be used to meet 11 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$656 per participant plus materials @ $140 for CoSer 555 members
$790 per participant plus materials @ $140 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

72. Viewing and Doing: Literacy for a Visual Culture Grades 9-12 - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

Dates: 3/21/2019

Join a community of teachers committed to supporting students’ creative expression and critical thinking through the process of viewing and creating media. Learn how to use the Jacob Burns Film Center’s (JBFC) free online resources to help your students develop their capacity as storytellers and communicators. You’ll also learn from classroom teachers who are effectively integrating these media arts strategies into English Language Arts and Literacy instruction with the JBFC’s curriculum Image, Sound, and Story. This hands-on and interactive workshop in the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language: image, sound, and story.

This program may be used to meet 3.0 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$157 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

73. Branding Your School with Microsoft Sway (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 3/21/2019

In this 3-hour workshop, administrators will explore Microsoft Sway to create and share visually appealing reports, presentations, that improve communication and collaboration.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Explore and use the tools available in the Office 365
- Integrate these tools into a Microsoft Sway
- Preview, collaborate, and publish your Sway either privately or to the public
- How to collaborate with others to maintain and delegate parts of your Sway to keep the content current

Please note: a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is helpful.

Target audience: Administrators

74. Mobilize your Learners (Formative assessment with iPads)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/21/2019

NEW DATE - March 21st Mobile devices are celebrated for their ease of use, accessibility, and their power of engagement. Join us to learn how to harness these strengths to get your students actively involved in the learning process.

During this session, you will:

- Learn how to distribute content for guided or self-paced learning.
- Experience quick techniques to get your students involved in assessment.
- Learn how to use apps to gather student feedback, complete quick checks, and allow your students to perform their own self-checks for understanding.

Please Note: This session is geared specifically for those using iPads.

75. Branding Your School with Microsoft Sway (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 3/21/2019

In this 3-hour workshop, administrators will explore Microsoft Sway to create and share visually appealing reports, presentations, that improve communication and collaboration.

In this workshop, participants will:

- Explore and use the tools available in the Office 365
- Integrate these tools into a Microsoft Sway
- Preview, collaborate, and publish your Sway either privately or to the public
- How to collaborate with others to maintain and delegate parts of your Sway to keep the content current

Please note: a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is helpful.

Target audience: Administrators

76. Pot Luck PD Night @ Bronxville

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Technology Specialists, Directors of Technology, Curriculum and Instruction

Dates: 3/21/2019

Audience: Techie Teachers, Instructional Technology Specialists, Technology Leaders and anyone who wants to see technology best practices. Come, bring food, network and learn from the best! Please click here to register to lead a 20 minute huddle if you are inspired! https://www.smore.com/4uz7e

77. Celebration of Teaching and Learning - TELL Awards

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Dates: 3/22/2019

This event is a celebration of excellence in the Region. The prestigious TELL award is bestowed upon Teachers and Leaders nominated by their colleagues and peers as demonstrating innovation, best practices, and having implemented systemic change in teaching and learning. Join us for this celebration and find out what the strategies are behind these success stories. New this year are the student poster sessions where students will demonstrate how the work of these educators has impacted their learning experience. The Keynote speaker for this year’s event is Jen Waldman. Jen helps people hone in on their unique gifts, empowering them to take action with authenticity and heart. Using her background in the arts, she encourages creative thinking and imagination, so that others can cultivate new ideas and share them with the world. Jen and Simon Sinek united several years ago when Simon became aware that Jen was using the Golden Circle to inspire artists to make a greater impact with their work. The two recognized that by combining their efforts they could help people across many different industries discover their WHY and bring it to life. Jen now travels the world offering Why-inspired keynotes and workshops on leadership, communication, and presentation skills so that individuals and organizations can have more impact with their ideas. In addition to her work with Start With Why, Jen is the Founder and Executive Director of Jen Waldman Studio, New York City’s premiere training studio for Broadway actors. She has worked with over a thousand artists to develop and nurture their creative voice and technique. Jen is particularly inspired by and dedicated to mentoring young people. She recently served a 5 year term as the Theatre Chair for the National Young Arts Foundation and is a professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sarah Martabano.

78. Creating Visible Learners in K-5 ELA Classrooms

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 3/22/2019

What literacy practices actually translate to student achievement? Learn how to maximize student learning by the right approach at the right time. Attendees will:


• Understand the characteristics of visible learners;


• Learn more about the three phases of learning—surface, deep, and transfer;


• Match the appropriate literacy strategy to the relevant phase of learning;


• Discover how to use effect sized to measure a teacher's impact on student learning.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

79. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Dates: 3/25/2019

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: $120 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.

80. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYS Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL/Bilingual Teachers, Content/Common Branch Teachers, District/Building Administrators

Dates: 3/26/2019

In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how New York State’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix.

Participants should bring ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

81. Building Leadership Capacity - Initial Training for those who will Evaluate Principals

Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

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

Dates: 3/27/2019 to 3/28/2019

This is the initial course for supervisors who will be evaluating principals through school visits and the gathering of evidence. This two day workshop serves to build a foundation for evaluation including a focus on evidence based observation and the power of feedback. The feedback cycle includes alignment of evidence to approved rubrics and conversations that support leadership growth.

This workshop covers the nine training elements required for certification as a Principal Evaluator. Practical application, including discussion on how to align evaluation to district initiatives is focused on moving evaluation from a compliance exercise to a commitment in growing leadership.

One optional additional in district coaching day is included for those participating in this learning opportunity.

Fee:
$473 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$580 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.

82. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: What's Different? - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators of English language learners

Dates: 3/28/2019

New
Instruction in the five pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English. Participants will explore what is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to English language learners, how to create opportunities to develop oral language, and strategies for before, during and after reading supports. We will consider cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

83. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – AM "Learn" Session - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Technology Educators, Administrators

Dates: 3/28/2019

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the afternoon “Apply” workshop.

Cost: Free

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

84. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – "Apply" Session (*For AM “Learn” Workshop Participants Only*) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Technology Educators, Administrators

Dates: 3/28/2019

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This afternoon presentation will allow K-12 participants of the AM “Learn” workshop to apply the various introduced technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM “Apply” workshop you must attend the AM “Learn” workshop.

Cost: Free

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

85. SLS Annual Joint Conference

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: School Library Media Specialist and Administrators

Dates: 3/29/2019

SLS Annual Joint Conference

Conference highlights:

*Administrator of the Year Award

*Opening keynote with Susan D. Ballard

*Closing keynote with Bryan Collier

*Ten breakout sessions with special focus on the alignment to the new AASL National School Library Standards

*Exhibits

*Author signings

*Raffle

*Continental breakfast

*Lunch at Cermele Cafe.

Invite your administrators to join you to celebrate the admin award, network at a continental breakfast, and hear Susan D. Ballard's morning keynote address: 8:00am-10:00am. Email Janet Jamal with invited administrators' names to register.

Early Bird Special: Before March 2-$125; After-$150. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Janet Jamal.

86. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 3/29/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT THE DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

AM Learn Session The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

PM Apply Session The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This afternoon presentation will allow K-12 participants of the AM “Learn” workshop to apply the various introduced technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00-8:30 AM

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

87. Technology and Rapid Fire Games in Physical Education K-12 PE/HE CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - PE and HE Consortium

Audience: Section One PE/HE Consortium Members

Dates: 3/29/2019

PE HE Consortium
New
Join the Valhalla UFSD Physical Education Staff for a day of learning and movement. We will be holding 60 minute technology work sessions with 30 minute rapid fire game/movement activities during the day. These games may be new to some of you but it will give us brain breaks and time to challenge our local PE departments. Please dress in gear you are prepared to be active in. Also, please bring your laptops, iPads and iPhones.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 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.

88. Digital Citizenship: Developing Digital Leaders Utilizing Common Sense Education (@PNW BOCES)

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/29/2019

This session is designed to help educators build a unique classroom culture that promotes the positive uses of technology. We will explore simple strategies to address digital literacy and the social and emotional impacts of technology. You will also be provided valuable resources to support family and community members. After a comprehensive hands-on tour of the Common Sense Media Education© portfolio, you will map out a detailed path to digital literacy for your own classroom and students.

89. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Designing Equitable Learning Environments

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 4/2/2019 to 5/13/2019

Providing all students with access and opportunity is key to maximizing potential. By designing equitable classroom environments you can influence issues of equity beyond the classroom. Explore and brainstorm problems focused on instructional equity and develop resources and structures you can use immediately in the classroom. Additionally, create an equitable learning environment that accepts and appreciates all cultural differences. What would that look like?

Syllabus:
* Establishing a working definition of equity in the classroom
* Developing a plan for needs-identification, resource-access, and tuned-facilitation for all students
* Developing strategies and structures for promoting a culture of equity in the classroom
* Developing learning activities to match cognitive levels, learning styles, and culture
* Designing opportunities for students to learn in an environment that promotes executive function through structures and facilitation
* Brainstorming problems to solve issues that can advance equity within the students’ neighborhood

Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

90. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Designing Problem-Based Authentic Learning Units

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 4/2/2019 to 5/13/2019

Explore the power of problem-based learning in the classroom. Design a problem-based task, a rubric to drive instruction, and a scaffold of rich and diverse learning activities to implement with your students.

Syllabus:
* Understanding how “Raising Academic Rigor,” “Engaging Students in Learning,” and “Building Student Responsibility for Learning” go hand-in-hand
* Developing authentic, open-ended, problem-based tasks that create a felt-need to learn (expectations adjusted if the participant has taken the introductory course)
* Designing analytic rubrics to offer clearly articulated expectations, a roadmap for all learners, and challenges for gifted learners
* Designing a scaffold for learning to develop differentiated learning and practice activities
* Developing one or more other structures to support the unit, e.g.:
> Formative Assessments to drive instructional planning
> Facilitation Questions to probe students’ thinking at higher cognitive levels
> Facilitation Grid to manage your ongoing student facilitation Watch IDE Corp.’s YouTube video “What’s the difference between project-based learning and problem-based learning?“.

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla’s book, Students Taking Charge as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance. Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

91. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Getting Started with Executive Function in Your Classroom: Designing Lesson Plans to Build Students’ EF

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 4/2/2019 to 5/13/2019

Executive function is critical to all students’ academic achievement; and we now know it can be developed and accelerated. Enhance your academic lesson plans by fostering the six key aspects of executive function, intentionally building critical achievement prerequisites in students.

Syllabus:
* Understanding how executive function is inextricably linked to the academic achievement of students at all developmental levels through the lens of six levels of increasingly complex life skills
* Understanding how executive function develops and how growth can be accelerated
* Understanding the difference between learning and practice activities, and the importance of purposeful “grappling” with content
* Developing learning and practice activities aimed at building executive function across the seven key components: working memory, cognitive flexibility, planning, reasoning, problem-solving, and self-regulation
* Creating a plan to implement structures that build executive function in the learning environment
* Learning to facilitate instruction by asking questions that lead to the development of greater executive function

This course will use Dr. Nancy Sulla’s book, Building Executive Function: The Missing Link to Student Achievement as a resource. The assigned book must be purchased in advance. Access to the IDEportal is included for all participants while enrolled in the VLC.

Fee:
$750 for CoSer 555 members
$795 for all others

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

92. It’s Not Too Early to Get Ready for the Framework-Based United States History & Government Regent - SS

Program: 2018-2019 - Social Studies

Audience: Grade 11 US History and Government teachers, department chairpersons

Dates: 4/2/2019

This workshop will focus on the changes in the United States and History curriculum, and corresponding changes in instruction and assessment.
Participants will learn about:

* The new 2020 Framework-Based US History & Government Regents Exam and how it differs from the Global History and Geography Regents Exam
* Shifts in instructional practice to incorporate inquiry-based experiences. Emphasis will be placed on the critical role of Social Studies Practices/Skills. Practical and strategic steps will be shared regarding how to use and adapt Inquiries from the NYS Toolkit, as they align to the changes in the Framework and the new Regents template.

This workshop will model and provide opportunities for teachers to view, create, collaborate, and share appropriate grade-level tasks to use in their classrooms. Special attention will be given to developing appropriate strategies for preparing English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities for the new assessments.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Email Me.

93. Parent Reunification Workshop

Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

Audience: Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Personnel or Liaisons, Directors of Facilities, SRO’s and anyone on a Building Level Emergency Response Planning Team

Dates: 4/2/2019

This workshop will give an overview of Parent Reunification. Participants will be given instruction on the theory, process, and execution of reunification after various incidents with tips and tricks for both on and off campus sites. Participants will also be given action steps to begin this process back at their home school districts.

Fee:
CoSer Members $0
Non CoSer Members $50
Law Enforcement $0

This program may be used to meet hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact schimento@swboces.org.

94. Positive Behavior Supports: What You Need to Know

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: Grades K-12 general education or special education teachers; speech-language pathologists; occupational therapists; psychologists; social workers; guidance counselors; administrators.

Dates: 4/2/2019

Participants will explore the major tenets of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The workshop will describe how shifting to a more positive behavioral support system improves academic, social, and emotional outcomes for both typically-developing students and students with special needs. Participants will discuss how to increase PBIS at the school-level, classroom-level, and therapy-room-level. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have an action-plan for increasing PBIS at their schools and resources to support why/how PBIS works.

This course may be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.


Fee:
$249 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$305 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 Email Me.

95. Differentiated Centers and Stations

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: K-8 General and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/4/2019

Learn how to set up successful Center and Stations learning from soup to nuts. Then learn how to differentiate it so that all students get the learning they need in each center and proceed through the centers independently.

This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID # 322. Check with your district for eligibility.

Fee:
$192 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$236 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 Kaye Jackson Email Me.

96. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] A Teacher’s Guide to Migrant Students, Trauma & Social Emotional Learning - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 4/4/2019

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

When children are impacted by stress and trauma, supports must be provided to develop various skills in order to even begin to tackle the aftermath of these experiences. This workshop will build participants’ awareness of the various traumas and stresses that can affect many of our students, specifically undocumented migrant students. We will identify practical classroom strategies for incorporating social emotional learning to support both teachers and students.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:30-9:00 am

COST: FREE

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

97. Windows 10: Personalized Productivity (AM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 4/4/2019

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10…it can be a challenge to keep pace with the changes! In this 3-hour workshop, participants will learn why Windows 10 takes the best from Windows 7 and 8, and adds on much more.

In this workshop you will explore the following Windows 10 features:

- Start Menu
- Personalize Start Menu
- Cortana and Cortana Tools
- Notification Window
- Task Bar
- Multiple Desktops

*Please note: This is an introductory class and no prior experience with Windows 10 is required.

Target audience: Admin & Support Staff

98. Windows 10: Personalized Productivity (PM)

Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

Audience: Administration and Support Staff

Dates: 4/4/2019

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10…it can be a challenge to keep pace with the changes! In this 3-hour workshop, participants will learn why Windows 10 takes the best from Windows 7 and 8, and adds on much more.

In this workshop you will explore the following Windows 10 features:

- Start Menu
- Personalize Start Menu
- Cortana and Cortana Tools
- Notification Window
- Task Bar
- Multiple Desktops

*Please note: This is an introductory class and no prior experience with Windows 10 is required.

Target audience: Admin & Support Staff

99. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2019

Closed
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT THE DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Participants will examine strategies and inclusive practices that foster cultural openness and provide students with healthy experiences of sociocultural integration. The activities included allow students to capitalize on their knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN:12:00-12:30 PM

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

100. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Supporting ELLs with Foundational Skills in Math: Grades 8-12 - at Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together.

Dates: 4/8/2019

This session is designed for content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together. This workshop will begin with a discussion of key strategies for ELLs’ success in algebra and other upper grade math courses. Participants will then explore strategies for academic language and mathematics content support for ELLs. They will then develop understanding of strategies for adapting a relevant mathematics lesson for ELLs. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to apply ELL strategies by adapting a lesson in their own contexts.

Participants will take away hands-on strategies to provide ELLs with academic and mathematics content language support and to adapt mathematics lessons to build the bridge for ELLs from foundational skills to grade level material.

Participants are requested to bring a laptop or other device for use during selected activities in the workshop and a lesson plan they have used or will use in their math classes.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

101. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

Program: 2018-2019 - School Climate and Culture - CC

Dates: 4/8/2019

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: $120 per participant in the form of check or money order made out to SWBOCES.
For questions regarding this activity, please contact droselli@swboces.org.