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1. eSchoolPLUS Scheduling Workshop

Program: LHRIC - Student Services Workshops

Dates: 12/11/2018

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This full day workshop is designed for all staff members involved in the scheduling process. We will be exploring the various features and functionality of the eSchoolPLUS scheduling module. Please register early to ensure a seat. If you are waitlisted and we receive enough interest, we will hold another session in January 2019. The cost per person is $20. Lunch will be provided.

8:00am-8:30am Registration and coffee
8:30am-4pm Workshop

All MLP enrolled registrants will be sent a proposal to have signed by the district's Business Official or Superintendent and returned to the LHRIC. To complete your registration for this event you will need to scan the signed proposal and return to Paola Castillo.

2. 21st Century Guided Reading - ELA

Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

Audience: Teachers Grades 3-8

Dates: 12/11/2018

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This workshop will examine guided reading structures in a student-centered classroom. We will focus on using a variety of resources, evidence-based practices and technology to help students succeed and grow as readers. Through this model, teachers will be able to utilize components of guided reading to foster meaningful practice and monitor student progress. Topics will include grouping, leveled texts, questioning techniques and facilitation of guided reading groups.

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.

3. MTSS for Behavior: Team-Based Quality Audit and Next-Steps Planning

Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

Audience: School and district administrators; RTI Coordinators; psychologists; social workers; counselors

Dates: 12/11/2018

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When schools adopt a building-wide approach to provide behavioral and social-emotional support through Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS), they typically see a substantial jump in student motivation and a drop in disciplinary office referrals.

This full-day hands-on workshop unfolds in two parts. It opens with a segment reviewing tools schools can use to evaluate their current behavior management programming at the building and classroom level to bring it into alignment with MTSS best practices. Under the direction of the presenter, participants will then have the remainder of the day to evaluate their current MTSS/behavior implementation, identify gaps, network with other schools, and formulate a take-away plan for improving their MTSS model

During the training, participants will gain:

• An understanding of how a school's investing in social-emotional/behavioral MTSS can result in positive changes in discipline and student motivation

• Specific recommendations for adopting school-wide screeners and progress-monitoring tools suitable for social emotional/behavioral MTSS

• A behavioral MTSS checklist to verify the presence and quality of critical elements of school-wide behavior management

As a feature of this workshop, participants will have access to an online set of resources to help them to access and use workshop resources to implement a social-emotional/behavioral MTSS model back in their school or district.

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

Fee:
$328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
$395 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.

4. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for English Language Learners - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: All Teachers and Administrators of students who are English Language Learners

Dates: 12/11/2018

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This workshop combines direct and indirect instructional practices that have been identified in research as effective for building student vocabulary in any content area.

Participants will understand why vocabulary development is critical to student success and learn how to identify Tier 2 vocabulary and select words from the content for direct instruction. Educators will develop instructional routines to teach word learning strategies. In the classroom, students will benefit from a consistent approach to vocabulary lessons as part of instructional activities that foster listening, speaking, reading and writing in English.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP AFTER 11/29/18, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

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

Lunch: On your own

Cost: Free

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

5. CPR/AED SWBOCES EMPLOYEES ONLY

Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

Audience: Open to all

Dates: 12/12/2018

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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.

6. Regional Mental Health Forum

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

Audience: Team Leaders, Counselors, Psychologists and Other Educators who support mental health and wellness in their buildings

Dates: 12/12/2018

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Join us as we examine current trends in the behavioral health of students and explore available resources to support work within our schools.

Topics of discussion will include, but are not limited to:
•Co-occurring disorders

•Trauma informed care

•Self-injurious behaviors

•Depression

•Anxiety

•Dysregulation

•Suicide

•Eating disorders

•Community based resources

•Best practices to support emotional wellness

Audience: Team Leaders, Counselors, Psychologists and Other Educators who support mental health and wellness in their buildings

Fee:
$0 for CoSer 555 members
$0 for CoSer 555 non-members

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

7. eSchoolPLUS User Focus Group

Program: LHRIC - Student Services Workshops

Dates: 12/12/2018

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If you work with eSchoolPLUS on a regular basis, please join this informative meeting with our participating districts, the LHRIC Staff, and representatives from PowerSchool’s Development & Support Teams.

The focus will be:
  • The Status of the ePLUS products that PowerSchool continues to develop & support
  • What’s included in the next available release 4.2 at the end of December
  • A review of the new features in Teacher Access Center already deployed in 4.1.X
  • Meet the new Student Services Manager and experience his vision
  • Facilitate cross-district collaboration

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Jim Maher
  • 8. DATA DIVES for Department Leaders

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: Department Leaders, Department Chairs, Supervisors

    Dates: 12/12/2018

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    State testing results are in. How can I best use existing reports available to me to put my department's results into context, identify trends and develop goals? This workshop is designed to assist department leaders in navigating and analyzing the data available to them with support from our team.

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

    Fee:
    $166 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $203 per participant for all others

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

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    9. Fine Arts Collegial Leadership Circle

    Program: 2018-2019 - ARTS

    Audience: Teachers of the Arts

    Dates: 12/12/2018 to 5/8/2019

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    The Fine Arts professional learning community is designed for curriculum leaders, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs and lead teachers with leadership oversight in Fine Arts. It provides an opportunity for Arts educators to collaborate with fellow instructional leaders to share best practices and emerging trends in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. The format of the meetings will include agenda items generated from the group, a well as information presented by SWBOCES BOCES staff.

    This program may be used to meet 8 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID#322. Check with your district for eligibility.

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

    10. Supporting the Struggling Writer - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-8

    Dates: 12/13/2018

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    Writing is an integral part of all subject areas. Writing is an important part of assessment and when students struggle it can interfere with their ability to communicate in a meaningful way. This workshop will focus on specific strategies to help teachers engage, motivate, instruct and guide the struggling writer. We will explore various types of scaffolds, graphic organizers, instructional models, targeted strategies and materials that will engage and support the struggling writer. Participants will take away strategies that can be implemented in their classrooms the next day. Additionally, we will focus on the writing process, building writing skills and self-assessment techniques to guide struggling writers.

    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-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.

    11. Learning.com Annual User Group Conference

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 12/13/2018

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    Learning.com allows schools to prepare students for their future by building and assessing digital literacy skills. Kathy Scott from Learning.com and LHRIC will be on hand to bring local users together for a fun and informative morning.


    Our Annual users group meeting will be a chance to:

    • Connect with other Learning.com districts in our area and share ideas and best practices

    • Share strategies used in local Learning.com districts for addressing digital literacy needs

    • Google Classroom is here!

    • Learning.com has new editable pacing guides – make EasyTech yours!

    • Explore the new Adaptive keyboarding program and how it can tie into the NYSED Computer Based Testing guidelines

    • Learn more about Easy Tech modules on Digital Citizenship and Coding

    • Schoology and Canvas – EasyTech works within each!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact John Resanovich

    12. Learning.com Lunch & Learn

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 12/13/2018

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    Learning.com provides digital curriculum and assessments that help students develop 21st century skills to prepare them for success in college and their future career opportunities. With Learning.com’s digital content management tools, teachers can organize and customize how they deliver content to students.

    Please join LHRIC and Kathy Scott, Account Manager, Learning.com to learn how any teacher may be successful teaching coding – starting at the independent reader level.

    Eliminate the gap created when students learn to code solely with block-based coding solutions. Learning.com’s coding solutions teach students real coding languages along with Computational Thinking instruction to understand the “why” behind coding.

    A lite lunch will be provided for those who stay for the overview of Learning.com coding solutions.


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact John Resanovich

    13. The "Holy Trinity" for School Success: A Case Study

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: Principals, teachers, union presidents, staff developers, human resources staff

    Dates: 12/14/2018

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    This half-day workshop will emphasize the critical importance of collaboration among key leaders for the development of a successful school culture. Three retired district leaders (Union President, Professional Development Administrator and Assistant Superintendent) will share their experiences in successfully navigating a tax cap environment to promote financial stability while collaborating on other district initiatives to advance school climate and culture.

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

    There is no fee for this workshop.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Dina Roselli.

    14. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Part 154 Overview and Walkthrough Tools - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: District/Building Adiministrators and Teachers

    Dates: 12/14/2018

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

    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 a walkthrough tool 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:12:00-12:30 PM

    Cost: Free

    Lunch: On your own

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

    15. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for English Language Learners - at ULSTER COUNTY BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: All Teachers and Administrators of students who are English Language Learners

    Dates: 12/17/2018

    This workshop combines direct and indirect instructional practices that have been identified in research as effective for building student vocabulary in any content area.

    Participants will understand why vocabulary development is critical to student success and learn how to identify Tier 2 vocabulary and select words from the content for direct instruction. Educators will develop instructional routines to teach word learning strategies. In the classroom, students will benefit from a consistent approach to vocabulary lessons as part of instructional activities that foster listening, speaking, reading and writing in English.

    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.

    16. SLS LGBTQ & You: Making Your Library Safe and Inclusive

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 12/17/2018

    How do you support and promote LGBTQ materials and students, make your library a safe space, and prepare and protect against challenges? This full day workshop with GLESN will provide you an opportunity to develop a safe space for all children, learn about Shared Stories, Open Minds (a ready to run program/book club) explore curriculum guides, become familiar with collection development materials, and learn strategies to protect against challenges. Our afternoon will focus on collection development strategies, including an in-depth exploration into LGBTQ-friendly books. You'll come away with ready to use booklists, strategies and SWAG!

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

    17. SLS Standards and Curriculum Development

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 12/18/2018

    Geared towards those who are new to their school, this workshop will provide an overview of the AASL Standards, the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum, and other resources that will help new librarians develop a curriculum. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

    18. Coding for Cowards: An Experience for the Interested Novice

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 12/18/2018

    Most districts have taken a serious look at the role that coding exercises can play in developing computational thinking for K-12 students. Most of the highly popular coding environments (Scratch, Tynker, Code.org) are based on "building blocks" that make it easy to create interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. As students become immersed in coding work, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

    This session is geared specifically for those who may not have a formal programming or computer science background, but are open to exploring how the thinking involved in coding can help enhance thinking across all disciplines. You will actively engage in programming scenarios where you will become familiar with the interface, commands, and basic protocols/commands of Scratch.

    Please note: The 9/26/18 session will be hosted at the Brewster Central School District.

    19. Using Phenomena to Teach Science K-5 - SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

    Dates: 12/19/2018

    This workshop will examine the new standards for science in grades K-5 while focusing on how phenomena can be used to begin a unit of study. Anchoring learning in explaining phenomena fosters engagement in science as well as enhancing the relevance of science concepts to students' lives. The focus of learning shifts from "learning about" to "figuring out" why things happen. We will explore a variety of phenomena, how to build units of study and how to make the science classroom engaging and student-centered.

    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.

    20. Gmail and Google Calendar (AM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 12/19/2018

    In this one-day course, participants will: compose, format, send, receive, reply and forward e-mail messages; use an address book; create and manage labels (e-mail folders); search messages; request a read receipt; and create your e-mail signature.

    In this workshop, participants will:

    - explore settings to turn conversation view, snippets
    - desktop notifications and the Vacation Responder on or off
    - add a contact and create a Contact Group
    - creating an event on your calendar, adding guests, tracking responses
    - sharing calendars

    Target audience: Support staff

    21. Gmail and Google Calendar (PM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 12/19/2018

    In this one-day course, participants will: compose, format, send, receive, reply and forward e-mail messages; use an address book; create and manage labels (e-mail folders); search messages; request a read receipt; and create your e-mail signature.

    In this workshop, participants will:

    - explore settings to turn conversation view, snippets
    - desktop notifications and the Vacation Responder on or off
    - add a contact and create a Contact Group
    - creating an event on your calendar, adding guests, tracking responses
    - sharing calendars

    Target audience: Support staff

    22. OneNote & Staff Notebook (AM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/3/2019

    In this one-day course, explore the power of digital note-taking, organization and collaboration! Learn to organize and search your Notebook content, and use Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft OneDrive to share your notebook with others.

    In this workshop, participants will:

    - Create, modify and format OneNote notebooks
    - Add images, audio, links and drawing objects
    - Embed Excel spreadsheets and attaching other files to your Notebook
    - Export Notebook content to other file formats

    Target audience: Administrators

    23. OneNote & Staff Notebook (PM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/3/2019

    In this one-day course, explore the power of digital note-taking, organization and collaboration! Learn to organize and search your Notebook content, and use Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft OneDrive to share your notebook with others.

    In this workshop, participants will:

    - Create, modify and format OneNote notebooks
    - Add images, audio, links and drawing objects
    - Embed Excel spreadsheets and attaching other files to your Notebook
    - Export Notebook content to other file formats

    Target audience: Administrators

    24. Unpacking ADHD

    Program: 2018-2019 - Special Education

    Audience: K-12 general education and special education teachers, School counselors

    Dates: 1/4/2019

    In this interactive workshop, we take a deep dive into Attention and its impact on learning, behavior, social relationships, executive function and organization. You will explore the fifteen components of attention, what they look like in the classroom and become familiarized with strategies which will support student success. There will be activities and simulations to experience what it is like to struggle with attention. You will leave this workshop with a plethora of strategies to use to support your ADHD students achieve success.

    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 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 Dina Roselli Email Me.

    25. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Literacy for ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

    Dates: 1/7/2019

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

    This hands-on workshop will present instructional strategies for literacy engagement and scaffolding for ELLs. Research and evidence of exemplary literacy practices in the Hudson Valley demonstrate that ELLs greatly benefit from opportunities to use language in multiple contexts and in different modalities (reading, writing, listening and speaking). Therefore, this hands-on workshop will present before, during and after reading strategies that promote discussion among students and vocabulary development.

    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.

    26. Addressing the 4Cs Through Equitable Learning

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

    Dates: 1/7/2019 to 2/14/2019

    Communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking are not skills that can be taught through lessons. They are skills that are heavily dependent on executive function and must be acquired through use, reflection, and revision. When it comes to the 4Cs, all students are at different points of attainment. How can you create a classroom that provides equitable access for all students to build the skills of the 4Cs? This workshop will engage participants in utilizing the 4Cs as they address the challenge of designing such learning environments in their own schools and districts. Come prepared to engage!
    ,br> Topics of Exploration:

    1. Explore the types of classroom activities that build each of the 4Cs.
    2. Map the 4Cs to upcoming content lessons you are teaching to see how you can incorporate them into your learning environment.
    3. Understand the conditions under which students would have different levels of each of the 4Cs.
    4. Identify ways in which you can provide students at all levels of attainment with quality experiences and support to build the 4Cs.
    5.Develop one or more lesson plans for an equitable learning environment that builds the 4Cs

    Fee:
    $525 for CoSer 555 members
    $625 for all others

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

    27. Next Generation NYS ELA Standards K-5

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

    Dates: 1/7/2019

    This workshop will examine the Next Generation New York State ELA Standards for grades K-5. We will explore the supporting documents including the new practices and introductions to the Standards. We will look at the crosswalks to compare the Next Gen to the Common Core. Participants will leave with instructional strategies that align with the new practices, and gain a new understanding of text complexity and argument.

    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

    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.

    28. SECONDARY SUCCESS SERIES: ARGUE LIKE AN ATTORNEY

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Educators at the secondary level

    Dates: 1/7/2019

    Students struggling to use evidence-based reasoning in their speaking and writing? Tired of writing comments like "explain more!", "where's the evidence?", or "this is unclear" in the margins? Learn a scaffolded series of techniques to equip students with the ultimate set of academic argument tools. Participants will make arguments themselves, learn ways to scaffold the process of writing and speaking arguments, and best practices for giving students feedback and next steps on their arguments.

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

    Fee:
    $328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $395 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.

    29. Interventions for Math-Challenged Students in Middle and High School: A Toolkit

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Middle and high school math instructors; RTI Coordinators; math coaches; math interventionists

    Dates: 1/8/2019

    Poor math performance is a frequent concern, especially in the secondary grades. Yet there are many reasons that a student might struggle with math, including skill deficits, inadequate study &test-preparation routines, a failure to apply (generalize) current skills to new math demands & pervasive math anxiety.

    This training is designed for middle and high-school math educators, including general & special education teachers, math interventionists & school consultants. It draws from the latest research to present a profile of the ‘math-challenged’ student & to link this profile to specific, effective intervention strategies.

    Topics:

    • How to identify & prioritize a student’s most significant math-related difficulties in clear, specific terms

    • Effective interventions to address targeted math skills

    • Time-saving intervention-delivery ideas such as having students manage their own interventions and serve as peer tutors to other learners

    • Accommodations approved for general-education classrooms to assist students with math delays

    • Convenient progress-monitoring tools that allow teachers to measure real-time student growth on math-related intervention targets

    • A streamlined ‘short’ form and directions for writing up a math intervention plan to share with important stakeholders such as parents, RTI, Section 504, or Spec. Ed. Teams (CSE)

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

    Fee:
    $328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $395 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. NEW TRAINING: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention® Verbal De-Escalation Certification Training

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

    Audience: Staff who are not certified in the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (which includes the Physical Intervention Techniques

    Dates: 1/8/2019

    The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Verbal De-Escalation Training is designed to provide verbal de-escalation strategies to address potentially problematic behaviors in your classroom and/or workplace. This general de-escalation training is suggested for staff members in settings where potential crisis situations may occur. This course DOES NOT certify participants in the Physical Intervention Skills.

    In this highly interactive training, you will:

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

    • Practice nonverbal, paraverbal, and verbal de-escalation skills

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

    • Problem solve and strengthen crisis 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 In Verbal De-Escalation Training.

    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, droselli@swboces.org.

    31. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Pre-Referral Considerations for English Language Learners - at Rockland BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: All Teachers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Speech Teachers, and Educators of English Language Learners At-Risk for Special Education

    Dates: 1/8/2019

    A challenge faced by educators when teaching English Language Learners is knowing whether a student’s academic struggle is due to the typical process of acquiring a new language or to something more intrinsic, such as a disability. When learning a new language, individuals might display certain behaviors that can be mistaken for a disability because of their similar characteristics and educators must exercise caution when making decisions about referrals for special education. This workshop will invite participants to examine the behaviors associated with new language acquisition as well as clinical markers of a disability. We will identify factors that must be considered prior to referring an ELL student for an evaluation. Educators will engage in case study discussions to consider how languages, culture, social-emotional dynamics and academics interact and impact student achievement.

    TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP AFTER 11/29/18, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ROCKLAND BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

    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.

    32. English Language Learners Leadership Collegial Circle

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: Directors, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs, and lead teachers of: World Languages/ENL

    Dates: 1/8/2019 to 5/7/2019

    This discipline based professional learning community is designed for curriculum directors, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs, and lead teachers with leadership oversight in World Language and ELL. This PLC is an opportunity to collaborate with fellow instructional leaders to share promising practices and emerging trends in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, within their discipline. The format of the meetings will include agenda items from the group, as well as information from our subject area facilitators.

    This program may be used to meet 6 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID#322. Check with your district for eligibility.

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

    33. World Languages Leadership Collegial Circle

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: Directors, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs, and lead teachers of: World Languages/ENL

    Dates: 1/8/2019 to 5/7/2019

    This discipline based professional learning community is designed for curriculum directors, supervisors, coordinators, department chairs, and lead teachers with leadership oversight in World Language and ELL. This PLC is an opportunity to collaborate with fellow instructional leaders to share promising practices and emerging trends in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, within their discipline. The format of the meetings will include agenda items from the group, as well as information from our subject area facilitators.

    This program may be used to meet 8 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID#322. Check with your district for eligibility.

    This Collegial Circle will meet on Jan 8th, March 5th and May 7th and the 4th date is TBD.
    Fee:
    $192 per district for CoSer 555 members
    $236 per district 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.

    34. Word Study that Sticks! - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-6, Coaches, Teacher Leaders and Administrators

    Dates: 1/9/2019

    A well-rounded approach to word study incorporates phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary. Most resources focus on the “what.” In this session, we’ll focus on the “how.” Together, let’s explore HOW to launch routines so that students engage with words all year. Get set to learn practical ideas for helping students see the purpose and value of studying words, and stay curious about language as they read, write, and think. Participants will walk away with authentic practices that transfer so that word learning sticks.

    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-6, Coaches, Teacher Leaders and 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.

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

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/9/2019

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

    36. ADMINISTRATOR THINKING SESSIONS (For Principals and Assistant Principals) - January 2019 - LEAD

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: Central Office teammate and district represntatives

    Dates: 1/9/2019

    These lunch-and-learn sessions are free to our component district administrators. Monthly topics, informed by our partners in the field, are e-mailed out prior to the sessions. Administrators are invited to bring their lunch and engage in a targeted learning experience that provides a shared platform for navigating current challenges.

    Fee: Free

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

    37. SLS Council Meeting

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 1/10/2019

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

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

    38. Using 1-1 Conferences and Small Group Instruction to Move Writers - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 3-5, Coaches

    Dates: 1/10/2019

    During this workshop, teachers gain insight into how to facilitate 1-1 writing conferences that have a clear intention, but sound more conversational. Teachers will also make a conferring kit to use for student writing conferences. With a better understanding of 1-1 conferring and where students are performing, teachers will be able to build small groups for explicit writing 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 3-5, Coaches

    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.

    39. 20% Time/Genius Hour User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/10/2019

    Join us for a user group experience! By design, this user group targets educators that are already implementing 20% Time/Genius Hour into their classrooms. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from one another's "successes" and "failures," as both are equally important. This work will help shape your journey and considerations for future 20% Time/Genius Hour implementations.

    40. Microsoft Teams: Classroom Integration Strategies

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/10/2019

    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables students to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, using features such as discussion boards, document collaboration, and OneNote Class Notebooks. Microsoft Teams can empower your students' voices through discussion boards, save you time by electronically handing out and collecting assignments, and to create, organize, and collaborate with their classmates in their digital OneNote Class Notebook.

    In this workshop, participants will:

    - Create collaborative lessons
    - Review project assessment strategies
    - Add students and co-teachers to Teams
    - Create discussion boards
    - Distribute and collect assignments
    - Create a OneNote Class Notebook

    Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of Office 365(OneDrive, OneNote) is helpful.

    41. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 1/10/2019

    . For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

    42. Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting Procedures - COMP

    Program: 2018-2019 Compliance - COMP

    Dates: 1/10/2019

    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.

    43. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Facilitating Questioning and Discussion Techniques with ELLs - at Southern Westchester BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

    Dates: 1/11/2019

    New
    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.

    Participants should bring: An upcoming unit plan (to plan for questioning and discussion activities)

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

    LUNCH: ON YOUR OWN

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

    44. Beyond Behavior Charts and Reward Systems

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

    Audience: Grade K-12 general and special education teachers, Deans, School Counselors, Paraprofessionals, Asst. Principals, Behavior Specialists

    Dates: 1/11/2019

    We often don't know what to do with students who exhibit challenging behavior. Behavior modification systems assume that the student requires motivation in order to change his/her behavior. That they can change their behavior if they only wanted to. However, 50 years of neuro-scientific research suggests that these challenging behaviors are actually be due to specific neuro-cognitive skill deficits, which can be taught.
    Spend the day learning and practicing an evidence-based method effective in changing challenging behavior and actually rewiring the brain to build the missing cognitive skills causing the behavior. You will learn to assess for the missing skills and how to collaborate with the student in order to solve the problem behavior. This strategy has been successful with Elementary, Middle and High School students.

    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 Email Me.

    45. Examining the NYS Science Learning Standards K-5 - SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: K-5 teachers

    Dates: 1/11/2019

    This workshop will examine the new standards for New York State Science Learning Standards for grades K-5. We will focus on the three-dimensions of the new standards as well as the impact on curriculum, instruction and assessment. Participants will leave with an understanding of the philosophy behind the standards, instructional strategies to foster learning in science and a view of the continuum that builds science skills in the elementary grades.

    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.

    46. The Importance of Reading Notebooks as a Tool for Reading Instruction - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Coaches, Administrators

    Dates: 1/11/2019

    One of the most challenging parts of reading instruction is the reading conference, especially when teachers are not familiar with student’s independent books. In this workshop, learn how to use the reading notebook as a tool to support moving students as readers by: using the reading notebook as a place to set reading goals and create personal reading bookshelves; setting student and teacher driven reading goals; supporting conferences using the reading notebook as a tool; supporting students with ways to write in their reading notebooks to strengthen comprehension; looking at sample student writing responses and noticing and naming what students are doing. Participants can bring any reading notebooks they are currently using. This is not mandatory to attend the session.

    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 2-5, 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.

    47. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Guided Reading Instruction for ELLs: Assessment, Design and Delivery - at Southern Westchester BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

    Dates: 1/11/2019

    New
    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.

    Participants should bring the following with them:


    • Reading levels of their students

    • Language proficiency levels of their students (determined by NYSESLAT)

    • At least one guided reading text they plan to use with ELLs or groups of ELLs


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

    LUNCH: ON YOUR OWN

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

    48. DASA Coordinator One Day Refresher - CC

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

    Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators, classroom teachers, special education teachers, psychologists, social workers, school counselors and building administrators

    Dates: 1/14/2019

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

    As a result of attending this training, participants will:
    - Review the law, definitions and requirements of the Dignity Act
    - Share best practices and lessons learned
    - Raise awareness and sensitivity to the effects of bullying, harassment and discrimination
    - Identify strategies for prevention and intervention
    - Examine investigative practices

    Fee:
    $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.

    49. SLS Innovation in School Libraries: Computational Thinking - Robots in the Library

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 1/14/2019

    This workshop will provide educators with an opportunity to explore a number of robots that help teach computational thinking skills while also addressing curricular goals. Participants will explore a variety of robots including but not limited to: Dash, Dot, Cue, Blu Bot, ProBot and Ozobot. Participants will then spend an extended amount of time with Edison, a flexible robot that can be programmed using a variety of methods, from simple programming with barcodes to coding in Python. Edison is flexible enough to use with all age levels. (Each participant will go home with one Edison to practice with and use with their students - limit 2 robots per school building)

    This workshop includes an introduction to writing learning goals and objectives aligned to state and national standards as well as workshop time as participants design lessons for students that utilize robots. A few examples of lesson ideas for each robot will be shared as well as resources for more. School librarians are encouraged to bring a classroom teacher to collaborate on the design of lessons. Cost per participant is $192.00. A team of 2 participants from one building cost is $300.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Susan Ackerman.

    50. Think Big with Think Alouds: Modeling Comprehension Strategies for K-5 Readers - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

    Dates: 1/14/2019

    Research shows that think alouds are a highly effective way to build reading comprehension for K-5 students. But have they become like the eight daily servings of fruits and vegetables – something that we know we should do, but don’t always get to? If you aren’t sure how and when to think aloud, don’t know where to begin, or could brush up on your skills, join this workshop to learn an easy-to-implement three-step planning process. Make the most of your read alouds by thinking big so your students will internalize reading strategies!

    At the end of this workshop, attendees will:

    • Evaluate and differentiate between effective think alouds and not-so-effective think alouds

    • Learn a three-step process to planning effective think alouds

    • Apply each step to authentic literature to plan their own think aloud across grade level, text genre, and content 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-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.

    51. Google Forms (@North Rockland)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/14/2019

    Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys, and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback, and much more! Form results connect with Google Sheets, allowing you to easily manage your data to impact instruction and learning.

    During this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses, and view response summaries.

    Prerequisite: Prior experience using Google Drive is required. Host site notes: North Rockland HS Annex Computer Lab. Participants will check in at the security desk and are encouraged to bring their own devices.

    52. Assessment Writing for Grades 4 & 5- MATH

    Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

    Audience: Grade 4 & 5 Teachers, Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators, Support Teachers

    Dates: 1/15/2019

    During this workshop participants will develop math assessments reflective of their grade level curriculum and the standards. These assessments may be either summative or formative, depending on the needs of the participants.

    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.

    53. Active Learning Center: Mini Tours

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/15/2019

    For four years, the LHRIC Active Learning Center (ALC) has served as a hub of discovery and exploration for those interested in active learning spaces and flexible learning environments. The LHRIC Instructional Technology team has provided professional development programs including vision and design focused sessions for district leaders, a two-day session designed just for teachers, and ongoing custom guided tours for faculty and design teams.

    We are scheduling these "open house sessions" to provide a brief introduction to the LHRIC ALC, and discuss critical factors for consideration when developing and designing future ready learning spaces. You are welcomed to bring a colleague or a small team! You will have the opportunity to practice and learn in an authentic and risk-free, hands-on active learning environment. You will leave with a toolkit of strategies to assist you in your own journey, regardless of your starting point.

    Take a virtual tour of the LHRIC ALC at http://alc.lhric.org.

    54. Using SAT Data to Drive Instruction

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and Assistant Superintendents

    Dates: 1/15/2019

    Join the College Board for an informative and interactive working session as we dive into the recently updated SAT Suite of Assessments Reporting Tool and explore the many reports, functions and features. Participants will get hands on assistance in getting into and up to speed on the portal, learn how to run the variety of reports available, and take an in-depth look at the instructional planning and question analysis reports. Then, join in a guided discussion on how to use the portal’s data to inform classroom instruction. Attendees should bring their own devices and have already set up a College Board Educators Professional Login.


    Fee: Free

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

    55. Master Schedule Builder Workshop - Ulster BOCES

    Program: LHRIC - Student Services Workshops

    Dates: 1/16/2019 to 1/17/2019

    Participants in this comprehensive two-day workshop will learn to build a Master Schedule that will accommodate the needs of students, teachers and staff. This workshop is comprehensive, well-organized and informative. Attendees, even experienced schedulers, consistently comment on the quality of the content and the value of attending this workshop.

    The Master Schedule Builder Workshop begins with an overview of the Master Schedule construction basics including planning, curriculum, course selection and decision making. The afternoon session on the first day will lead you through the actual step-by-step construction of a school Master Schedule. Various scheduling alternatives such as interdisciplinary teaming and block scheduling will be included. During day two you will learn to analyze a scheduling run and manually manipulate the placement of sections to reduce conflict and improve class balance. The workshop will conclude with a "hands-on" scheduling exercise. This scheduling workshop is not associated with any computer program. The skills and techniques presented can be applied to any scheduling program.

    A personal computer is required for this workshop in order to participate in some of the online exercises, and we encourage you to bring your own. If you do not have a computer, please contact us; however, we have a limited number available. This workshop is designed for all staff members involved in the scheduling process at the secondary level. It is an excellent opportunity to learn and share ideas. Please share this information with others you feel may benefit from this workshop.

    All MLP enrolled registrants will be sent a cost proposal to have signed by the district's Business Official or Superintendent and returned to the LHRIC. To complete your Registration for this event you will need to scan the signed cost proposal and return to Paola Castillo.

    56. Using the Standards for Mathematical Practices: Model with Mathematics 3 - 5- MATH

    Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

    Audience: 3-5 teachers

    Dates: 1/16/2019

    Model with Mathematics, one of the Standards for Mathematical Practices, states that “Mathematically proficient students can apply the mathematics they know to solve problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace.”

    In this workshop, we will explore various models used across the grade bands. There will be an emphasis on bar modeling and problem solving, the area model for multiplication and division and number bonds for addition and subtraction. Participants will walk away with strategies to teach students how to use mathematical models to solve “real world” problems.

    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.

    57. DASA Update – What Administrators and DASA Coordinators Need to Know

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: District/building level administrators, DASA Coordinators, School Administrators, teachers

    Dates: 1/16/2019

    New
    The workshop will review DASA, particularly the new DASA regulations,as well as the interface between DASA and the First Amendment, how DASA has, and will, continue to impact school DASA Coordinators will be discussed. Real life situations likely to face administrators will be addressed, and participants will have time to ask questions pertinent to their positions. The goal of this workshop is to prepare administrators for dealing with the problems that will arise under the new regulations including how to determine if an incident must be reported under the new DASA regulations.

    Fee:
    $128 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $156 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members

    Registration fee will apply unless cancellation made one week prior to workshop date.

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

    58. The Mandated 6 Hour DASA Certification Class

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

    Dates: 1/17/2019

    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.

    59. Using the Standards for Mathematical Practices: Model with Mathematics Pre K - 2- MATH

    Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

    Audience: PreK-2 teachers

    Dates: 1/17/2019

    Model with Mathematics, one of the Standards for Mathematical Practices, states that “Mathematically proficient students can apply the mathematics they know to solve problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace.”

    In this workshop, we will explore various models used across the grade bands. There will be an emphasis on bar modeling and problem solving, the area model for multiplication and division and number bonds for addition and subtraction. Participants will walk away with strategies to teach their Pre K - 2nd grade students how to use mathematical models to solve “real world” problems.

    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.

    60. Microsoft Teams for Administration (AM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/17/2019

    Microsoft Teams can help you create, organize, and collaborate with colleagues in a digital OneNote Staff Notebook. You can empower your staffs' voices through discussion boards, and save you time by electronically handing out and collecting documents.

    In this workshop you will:

    - Explore the Teams environment
    - Create Channels for specific topics or discussions
    - Add Staff and co-Administrators
    - Create discussion boards
    - Distribute and collect documents for all
    - Create a OneNote Staff Notebook

    Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of Office 365(One Drive, OneNote) is helpful.

    Target audience: Administrators

    61. Microsoft Teams for Administration (PM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/17/2019

    Microsoft Teams can help you create, organize, and collaborate with colleagues in a digital OneNote Staff Notebook. You can empower your staffs' voices through discussion boards, and save you time by electronically handing out and collecting documents.

    In this workshop you will:

    - Explore the Teams environment
    - Create Channels for specific topics or discussions
    - Add Staff and co-Administrators
    - Create discussion boards
    - Distribute and collect documents for all
    - Create a OneNote Staff Notebook

    Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of Office 365(One Drive, OneNote) is helpful.

    Target audience: Administrators

    62. Blood Borne Pathogens & Right To Know Training-SAFE

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

    Audience: Required training for new employees who are determined to have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

    Dates: 1/18/2019

    Blood borne pathogens (BBP) are infectious microorganisms present in blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to: hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This training will cover the symptoms of bloodborne diseases, the spread of bloodborne pathogens, how to identify and respond to exposure incidents, use of personal protective equipment, and the hepatitis B vaccine.

    New York State public school districts must comply with both the New York State Right-to-Know Law and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communication Standard. Included in this training are your legal rights about any hazardous chemicals you might use. Topics to be covered are:
    * Your right to information
    * Your right to training
    * Employer responsibilities
    * Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    * Labeling

    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:
    $55 per participant for CoSer 644 members
    $60 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.

    63. Customized Math Day for Grades 3-5

    Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

    Audience: Grades 3-5 Math Teachers, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators

    Dates: 1/18/2019

    How can we help you? Are you struggling with a specific content area or two? Would you like to analyze differentiation strategies for struggling learners or high readiness learners? Would it be helpful to examine cross-grade level standards? Once you are registered for this session, you will be contacted for specific ideas as to what would make this day match your needs.

    This series is designed to support the classroom teacher throughout the school year and is offered again on 4/11/19.

    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.

    64. Managing Challenging Behaviors in Special-Area Classrooms

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Fine and Performing Arts teachers, Liberians, Physical Education teachers, World Language teachers

    Dates: 1/18/2019

    Managing behaviors in special-area classrooms can present unique challenges, including large class sizes, novel materials and activities, and limited time to establish personal connections with students. This workshop will provide special-area teachers with a range of whole-group and individual strategies and tools to prevent and - when necessary-to manage problem behaviors before they escalate. Participants will have free online access all materials and resources shared at the training.

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

    Fee:
    $328 per participant for CoSer 555 members
    $395 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. Struggling Readers? We have the Answers! - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-2, Coaches, Speech/Language Pathologist, AIS/Rtl Providers, Teacher Leaders and Administrators

    Dates: 1/18/2019

    This interactive workshop will be helpful to all pedagogical staff who support the K-2 literacy program—classroom teachers, speech/language pathologists, resource room teachers and AIS/RtI providers.

    We will spend the day together doing the following:


    • Learning the newest evidenced-based strategies for helping our struggling students to become readers


    • Sharing with each other effective practices in all the literacy domains—phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and text comprehension


    • Getting to know the web based and professional resources that are available to strengthen the literacy program


    • Practicing some of the strategies we’ve discussed in dyads and in small groups

    In addition to a follow up workshop that is planned for the spring, the workshop facilitator will be available, via email, to answer participant’s questions and share additional ideas/resources for planning and implementing a highly focused literacy program.

    Workshop Facilitator: Dr. Toni Bernard has been a staff developer for over 30 years working in New York City, Westchester and Rockland. Her major focus is on helping pre-k -2 teachers assess, plan and implement literacy programs that support the needs of students with learning differences.

    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.

    66. Understanding Disabilities for Teacher Assistants and Teacher Aides

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

    Audience: Grades K-12 Teacher Assistants and Teacher Aides

    Dates: 1/18/2019 to 1/24/2019

    This two-day workshop will focus on understanding the variety of disabilities, the characteristics associated with these disabilities and strategies to help the students with these disabilities. We will work to build a deeper understanding of how various disabilities impact students while creating an environment of empathy.

    The second day will be devoted to collaborative problem solving while thinking about specific students and their behaviors and academics.

    Teacher assistants and aides will leave with a toolkit of strategies and a better understanding of the differing disabilities that affect students.

    This program may be used to meet 11.0 hours toward CTLE requirements. Check with your district for eligibility.

    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 Email Me.

    67. Understanding MPPR - How am I being evaluated?

    Program: 2018-2019 - Leadership LEAD

    Audience: K-12 Principals

    Dates: 1/22/2019

    This workshop will heighten your awareness of the MPPR rubric and provide you with insight into the Principal evaluation process. Participants will explore how to showcase their work within the evaluation process highlighting natural artifacts that reflect their work in support of school and district goals.

    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.

    68. Balanced Literacy Book Clubs - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 3-8

    Dates: 1/22/2019

    Using Book Clubs are an effective way to teach reading and foster collaborative discussion. With models, supports and structures in place, book clubs can be a positive and constructive way for students to progress from literal understanding to critical understanding of text. Book clubs also provide necessary student collaboration and discussion that enhances meaning as well as creates a cooperative and supportive social classroom climate. This workshop will provide participants with information and materials on creating, managing and evaluating classroom book clubs as well as assessing 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 3-8

    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.

    69. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Building Student Responsibility for Learning -

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

    Dates: 1/22/2019 to 2/25/2019

    New
    Explore a variety of classroom structures and strategies you can employ to help students take greater responsibility for their own learning, including self-assessment, goal-setting, self-regulation, learning choices, and reporting. Design a student responsibility plan that will work in your classroom.
    Syllabus:
    * Understanding how student responsibility impacts student achievement
    * Designing structures and strategies to build student responsibility in the classroom
    * Using a Great Student Rubric
    * Teaching students to self assess, set goals, and monitor progress
    * Building executive function skills that promote responsibility
    * Exploring the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused 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.

    70. 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: 1/22/2019 to 2/25/2019

    New
    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.

    71. 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: 1/22/2019 to 2/25/2019

    New
    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.

    72. IDE Online Virtual Learning Community (VLC) - Problem Solving Through the Design Process

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Teachers, coaches and administrators

    Dates: 1/22/2019 to 2/25/2019

    New
    The engineering design process is a set of steps for creating that which does not yet exist. Help your students develop thoughtful solutions to open-ended problems, no matter what the subject area. Design authentic, open-ended problems for your students to solve using IDE Corp.’s Design Process.

    Syllabus:
    * Understanding the “place” of design process as creating that which does not exist (referencing the STEM science/engineering juxtaposition but realizing that the IDE Design Process can be used in all subjects)
    * Exploring the difference between convergent and divergent thinking Understanding the six steps to the IDE Design Process (formulate, explore, ideate, sift, simulate, advocate)
    * Understanding the importance of empathy in the IDE Design Process Engaging students in activities that require them to use the design process
    * Understanding the importance of efficacy in the classroom
    * Exploring the importance of consensus in decision-making and the tools students can use to achieve consensus
    * 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.

    73. 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: 1/23/2019 to 1/24/2019

    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.

    74. NYS Science Learning Standards: A Slightly Deeper Dive - SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: Grade 6 -12 Science Educators

    Dates: 1/23/2019

    This workshop will provide opportunities to delve into lesson design, available resources and how to adapt our current practices to NYSSLS approach. Participants will be teamed with grade level peers to explore the three dimensional nature of the standards and align the teaching approach to critical thinking skills, communication, and collaboration. Participants will adapt specific lessons and review resources.

    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.

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

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

    Dates: 1/23/2019

    Closed
    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

    LUNCH: ON YOUR OWN

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

    76. School Emergency Planning: Introduction to the Incident Command System

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Safety

    Audience: District or building level administrators, emergency response team members, security/safety coordinators.

    Dates: 1/24/2019

    The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized on-scene emergency framework used to manage small or large emergencies or non-emergency situations. Knowledge of this framework will allow you to interface effectively with multiple agencies by establishing common language and procedures. This course introduces ICS and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features, principles and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

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

    Fee:
    FREE for CoSer 644 members
    $50 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.

    77. TLI Winter Event - NY State of Drones

    Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

    Dates: 1/25/2019

    This daylong event will focus on the topic of the future of Drones. Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) are a dynamic, emerging technology that will quiet literally transform industries and have an economic impact of $100 billion by 2020. In this daylong session we will explore the role of Drones across thousands of vertical industries, what is the current state of initiatives in New York State and how can be prepare our students with the skills needed in this rapidly developing market. The keynote speakers Brian Pitre, Founder and CEO of Skyop. SkyOp is providing blended learning courses, certification, test prep and flight training for drones and small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for students and adults. Joining Brian this day are staff from Genius NY and NUIAR (Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance). The NUAIR Alliance is a New York based not-for-profit coalition of more than 200 private and public entities and academic institutions working together to operate and oversee Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan. NUAIR is at the forefront of public policy development, commercialization, and integration of UAS technology. GENIUS NY is an in-residence business accelerator program at The Tech Garden in Central New York that goes beyond substantial direct investment. In addition to the grand prize of $1 million and four prizes of $500,000, the program also offers incubator space, company stipends, advisors, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. The program is made possible by $5 million in funding support provided by Empire State Development, New York State’s chief economic development agency. For questions regarding this activity, please contact Sarah Martabano.

    78. Conferring in the Primary Reading Workshop - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-2, Coaches, Administrators

    Dates: 1/25/2019

    One of the most challenging parts of reading instruction is the reading conference. In this workshop you will learn ways to support your readers in a conference by: using a predictable reading conference structure; thinking about how books work to understand how to help students grow their reading muscles; using prompts to get students to talk more about their thinking; support independent reading by making sure students have access, choice and time to read; using knowledge of genre to support what to teach in a reading conference; thinking about what students are doing as readers and what to teach next; taking strong conference notes so students know how to improve as 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 K-2, 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. NYS Science Learning Standards – Teaching students to “DO” instead of “WATCH”- SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: Grade 6 -12 Science Educators

    Dates: 1/25/2019

    Hurricanes! Floods! Health Epidemics! It seems like there is no end to the phenomena that exists in our world today. Do your students ask “Why?” and you provide the answers? Join us as we unpack the New York State Science Learning Standards, which are grounded in Phenomena, and discover how we can facilitate as our students “figure out” instead of “learn about”. Science is a “DO”, not “WATCH”, connect with fellow educators as we “figure out” how to teach our students to wonder, question and investigate.

    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.

    80. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Pre-Referral Considerations for English Language Learners - at ULSTER COUNTY BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: All Teachers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Speech Teachers, and Educators of English Language Learners At-Risk for Special Education

    Dates: 1/28/2019

    A challenge faced by educators when teaching English Language Learners is knowing whether a student’s academic struggle is due to the typical process of acquiring a new language or to something more intrinsic, such as a disability. When learning a new language, individuals might display certain behaviors that can be mistaken for a disability because of their similar characteristics and educators must exercise caution when making decisions about referrals for special education. This workshop will invite participants to examine the behaviors associated with new language acquisition as well as clinical markers of a disability. We will identify factors that must be considered prior to referring an ELL student for an evaluation. Educators will engage in case study discussions to consider how languages, culture, social-emotional dynamics and academics interact and impact student achievement.

    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.

    81. Connecting Literacy and Language

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: Grades K-5 general education or special education teachers; speech-language pathologists

    Dates: 1/29/2019

    Participants will discuss the closely aligned developmental trajectory between decoding and comprehension with oral language expression and reception. In addition, the workshop will explore evidence-based language strategies that support literacy development. After reviewing a number of language-based strategies, participants will create tools to provide visual support, multi-modal instructions, and clear teacher language that can later be implemented inside their classrooms.

    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.

    82. ELA Test Prep Grades 9-12

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12

    Dates: 1/29/2019

    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.

    83. Managing iPads with Apple Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/29/2019

    Bring a teaching assistant into your classroom with Apple’s powerful Classroom app! Apple Classroom can help you to guide student learning, share and receive student work, and manage devices. Students have the ability to share their work with both you- the instructor, and with the class. You will be able to view what your students are working on, and even lock them into a specific app!

    During this session, you will work with lessons using Apple Classroom’s management tool, and will learn how to guide your students and monitor their progress, while managing the distraction of mobile devices.

    84. Next Generation NYS ELA Standards 6-12

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 6-12

    Dates: 1/30/2019

    This workshop will examine the Next Generation New York State ELA Standards for grades 6-12. We will explore the supporting documents including the new practices and introductions to the Standards. We will look at the crosswalks to compare the Next Gen to the Common Core. Participants will leave with instructional strategies that align with the new practices, and gain a new understanding of text complexity and argument.

    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 6-12

    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.

    85. SLS Innovation in School Libraries: Visual Storytelling in the MakerSpace

    Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

    Dates: 1/30/2019 to 6/3/2019

    New
    Teams of librarians and classroom teachers in grades 3-8 will work together to learn the basics of film making. Focus will be paid on filming techniques (such as angle, timing, and more) and creating a story with your film. This program will be useful for those who have participated in a previous Maker programs, as well as for newcomers. Participants will begin by spending two days with the Jacob Burns Film Center, taking place in Image, Sound, and Story, a curriculum that prepares teachers to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction and classroom culture. In turn, students become creators, innovators, and shapers of narrative. 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. The third day will be spent developing sustainable ways to incorporate filmmaking into schools and curriculum, with a specific emphasis on using video to promote reading engagement. A 1/2 day in June will be a day for sharing and celebrating our work. Throughout the year, participants will be encouraged to communicate with each other digitally to support each other’s work, answer questions, and share best practices. ($1,200 per team (Librarian and two teachers) For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

    86. Test Prep No More: Establishing Literacy Practices for Success - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades 2-8

    Dates: 1/30/2019

    Preparing for the ELA Assessment is not necessarily about doing test prep, but about establishing classroom literacy practices that work all year long. This workshop is designed to help teachers prepare their students for the ELA Test without doing traditional test prep. During this workshop, we will focus on year-round ELA instruction and best practices that will lead to success on the ELA Assessment. Participants will walk away with practical strategies to implement in their classrooms at any time. Materials: Participants can bring texts used in their classrooms.

    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.

    87. PPS Directors Meeting

    Program: 2018-2019 Special Education Rye Lake

    Audience: PPS Director

    Dates: 1/30/2019

    PPS Directors' Meeting

    88. Sort Your Heart Out: Word Study in K-5 Classrooms - ELA

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-5

    Dates: 1/31/2019

    Word study is far more than spelling instruction; it’s the ideal combination of phonics, vocabulary, writing, and fluency! Yet word study can be complex to understand, challenging to plan, and tricky to differentiate. This workshop will overview the foundations of word study, as well provide a multitude of instructional ideas, games, and activities. At the end of this workshop, attendees will:

    • Understand both how word study fits into the ELA block and the synchrony among reading, writing, and spelling development

    • Be skilled in assessing the spelling levels of diverse students

    • Plan weekly word study instruction

    • Differentiate word study instruction across various levels of students

    • Link word study instruction to reading

    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

    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.

    89. Special Education for the General Education Teacher

    Program: 2018-2019 - Instructional Best Practices - INSTR

    Audience: K-12 Genreal Education Teachers

    Dates: 1/31/2019

    More and more special education students are found in general education classrooms. Through simulations and activities you will learn first hand what it feels like to have the most common disabilities, what hose disabilities look like in your classroom and strategies to help those special needs students in your classroom. In addition, you will get an overview of the special education process. You will leave this workshop empowered to help all your students achieve success!

    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.

    90. Creating Accessibility Content with Microsoft Tools (AM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/31/2019

    “For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible.” Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

    Participants in this workshop will discover ways to ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

    During this session you will:

    - explore accessibility tools available within O365
    - discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools
    - connect strategies and practices to tools
    - create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

    Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

    Target audience: Administrators & Support staff

    91. Creating Accessibility Content with Microsoft Tools (PM)

    Program: LHRIC - Professional Development for Administrators and Support Staff

    Audience: Administration and Support Staff

    Dates: 1/31/2019

    “For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible.” Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

    Participants in this workshop will discover ways to ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

    During this session you will:

    - explore accessibility tools available within O365
    - discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools
    - connect strategies and practices to tools
    - create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

    Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

    Target audience: Administrators & Support staff

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

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 1/31/2019

    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.

    93. Creating Visible Learners in K-5 ELA Classrooms

    Program: 2018-2019 - Literacy ELA

    Audience: Teachers Grades K-5, Coaches, Administrators

    Dates: 2/1/2019

    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.

    94. 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: 2/1/2019

    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.

    95. Achieve3000: User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 2/1/2019

    This annual user group provides teachers and administrators from around the region a unique opportunity to come together and discuss the latest updates and best practices for using Achieve3000 in their classrooms.

    Co-presented by Achieve3000 and LHRIC, this session is valuable for both teachers and administrators. Learn more about Leadership Edition reporting, Read-Discuss-Read with Dr. Doug Fisher, aligning articles with course material, scaffolding supports and more.

    Our morning session from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM will have breakfast provided, courtesy of Achieve3000.

    You can build a full day of learning by signing up for our “Sampler” of our full-day Teacher Tune-up session in the afternoon. This session will give you an overview of the new features for 18-19 and how you can support your students through the second half of the school year.

    96. Maker Mindset: Incorporating Coding & Engineering into the K-5 Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 2/1/2019

    Join us to learn and experience design thinking, computational thinking, and engineering through a series of hands-on challenges. No coding, electronic or engineering experience is necessary! This fun-filled session will provide you with a toolkit of strategies and lesson resources that will prepare you to lead your very own challenges!

    Through our Make & Take Challenge, you will be provided with a complete project, along with lesson resources that you can take back to your classroom. This is a small group session that allows for personalized learning and support. Take the challenge and join us!

    During this session, you will:

    - Discover strategies that foster a maker mindset.
    - Complete a series of maker challenges that incorporate basic coding and engineering.
    - Explore popular resources for Makerspace lesson plans.

    97. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

    Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

    Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

    Dates: 2/1/2019

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

    This workshop combines direct and indirect instructional practices that have been identified in research as effective for building student vocabulary in any content area. Participants will understand why vocabulary development is critical to student success and learn how to identify Tier 2 vocabulary and select words from the content for direct instruction. Educators will develop instructional routines to teach word learning strategies. In the classroom, students will benefit from a consistent approach to vocabulary lessons as part of instructional activities that foster listening, speaking, reading and writing in English.

    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.

    98. Achieve3000: Teacher Tune-up Sampler

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 2/1/2019

    If you are a current user of Achieve3000 this is the workshop for you! Are you seeking strategies to improve student performance and engagement through a differentiated approach? Learn how to search for targeted courses to enhance your curriculum and provide targeted instruction using the features of Achieve3000. Topics also include student scaffolding, customizing the delivery of articles and assigning practice based on standards. Finally, we will dive into reporting, how to determine the most powerful reports for meeting your needs, review scheduled data collections, and interpret those results. This hands-on workshop will give you the support needed to focus on your school year goals.

    What’s New for 2018-19: Customized collections, school break and test prep boot camps, Read-Discuss-Read overview, Career Center updates that include localizes data and the brand-new iCivics collaboration course on US Civics and Government.

    99. Addition & Subtraction Across the Pre K - 2 Grade Band -MATH

    Program: 2018-2019 - Mathematics - MATH

    Audience: Pre K- 2 teachers

    Dates: 2/4/2019

    Students’ proficiency with addition and subtraction build over the primary years. They start in Kindergarten by finding sums and differences to 5, and end in Grade 2 by building fluency in adding and subtracting within 100, while constructing mental math strategies that enhance number sense. This workshop will teach educators how to differentiate for ALL learners, examine standard expectations at each grade level, and provide strategies that help students achieve success.

    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.

    100. NYS Science Learning Standards – Teaching students to “DO” instead of “WATCH”- SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: Grade 6 -12 Science Educators

    Dates: 2/4/2019

    Hurricanes! Floods! Health Epidemics! It seems like there is no end to the phenomena that exists in our world today. Do your students ask “Why?” and you provide the answers? Join us as we unpack the New York State Science Learning Standards, which are grounded in Phenomena, and discover how we can facilitate as our students “figure out” instead of “learn about”. Science is a “DO”, not “WATCH”, connect with fellow educators as we “figure out” how to teach our students to wonder, question and investigate.

    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.

    101. Using Phenomena to Teach Science K-5 - SCI

    Program: 2018-2019 - Science - SCI

    Audience: K-5 teachers

    Dates: 2/4/2019

    This workshop will examine the new standards for science in grades K-5 while focusing on how phenomena can be used to begin a unit of study. Anchoring learning in explaining phenomena fosters engagement in science as well as enhancing the relevance of science concepts to students' lives. The focus of learning shifts from "learning about" to "figuring out" why things happen. We will explore a variety of phenomena, how to build units of study and how to make the science classroom engaging and student-centered.

    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.