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1. Creating Online Content for the Flipped Classroom presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 10/17/2017

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During this workshop participants will investigate ways to produce their own instructional videos for use in the flipped classroom. Topics to be explored include: -background rationale -planning strategies, and -suggested technology tools to produce online instructional materials (Screencasting and SmartNotebook) -Explore ideas for presenting curriculum online -Become familiar with techniques to focus learning goals -Investigate tools that promote self direction and critical thinking -Explore assessments to check for understanding Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEWUFjYnlVcktNYVE/view?usp=sharing

2. SETC: OPEN HOUSE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 10/17/2017

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The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)program at the Esteves School of Education is designed to develop visionary educational leaders who are reflective and ethical practitioners and who will create learning communities where all children experience a sense of belonging, discovering the excitement of learning, and demonstrate achievement individually and collaboratively. This program prepares graduates for roles as school district leaders and for leadership positions in educational coordination and policy making at local, regional, and statewide levels.

3. Science Coordinator Network Meeting presented by Mary Loesing and Joyce Barry

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/18/2017

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These meetings are designed for coordinators, directors and administrators who have the responsibility of science supervision in their buildings or school districts. The latest information from Albany will be discussed, local vendors will do brief presentations and information will be shared. A continental breakfast will be provided. This is a great opportunity to network with fellow supervisors. Consortium Membership Available For ALL Districts participation for up to 25 district teachers to attend science related workshops, 1 customized professional development workshop held on site, ongoing updates and technical assistance from consortium coordinator Please contact rallen@wsboces.org or dmaxwell@wsboces.org for further information. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEZVFCaDlEemNlMG8/view?usp=sharing
With new science standards adopted by the New York Board of Regents, school districts around the state will need to consider how science education is implemented at the K-5 grade levels. Science 21 can be a solution for school district looking for new curriculum to serve this need. Science 21 has been a well-respected elementary science program with kits and curriculum for the past 20 years. For the 2016-2017 school year, Science 21 will be launching new curriculum written from the new Science Learning Standards. This new curriculum integrates the Science and Engineering Practices, the Disciplinary Core Ideas and the Crosscutting Concepts into an age appropriate cohesive curriculum. This information session is for district level administrators and will give background on the new science standards, how Science 21 are addressing these standards and some new features included in the curriculum. The session will be presented by the PNW BOCES Science 21 Coordinator, David Jacob. Following the Science Coordinator Network Meeting. Separate registration.

5. Rosen Training Workshop

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 10/19/2017

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All schools in WSBOCES have access to CyberSmarts (grades 2-6) and Teen CyberSmarts (grades 7-12) due to a purchase by the School Library System. Get the most from these interactive ebooks. This hands-on workshop will get you started with interactive learning simulations, video clips, assessments and lesson plans. Your students need to know how to be safe online and to maintain a positive online presence. Judi Dzikowski will share resources and answer questions.

6. Diversify and Differentiate Instruction to Engage all Learners Part 1 presented by Matt Baruch

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/20/2017

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The paradigm of instruction in the classroom must change to address the demands of the Common Core and the way our students learn today. What are the expectations of teachers’ work inside the classroom? What are the expectations of students’ work outside of the classroom? This workshop will introduce and implement the transformation of teaching mathematics. Outcomes: 1. Flipped Classroom Instruction lesson; Harvard uses it, why don’t we? 2. Utilizing Plickers/Wootmath for real-time formative assessment data & interactive classroom 3. Deconstruction of complex problems—How to create a cooperative learning environment 4. How to utilize Rotation Stations, Jig-Saw, Grouping, Class Seating arrangement and more 5. Foldable Math Notebooks 6. How to teach to ALL Learning Styles 7. How to praise student work 8. Technology such as Group Me, Remind, Edmoto, etc. Attendees are required to bring 3 lesson plans which they plan to teach within the next week or two. Laptop, table or mobile device highly recommended. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaFJoeENldC1EYXM/view?usp=sharing
Putnam-North Westchester BOCES has long offered a subscription-based curriculum that addresses current standards in Social Studies and ELA. This program, which first focused on grades K-6, has now expanded to include grades K-8. This vetted, teacher-created, classroom tested, and updated curriculum has been vastly popular since its inception. This session is geared to introduce current and potential subscribers to the newly reformatted and revised K-8 offerings. Participants will be introduced and guided through the new format and how this curriculum will assist in preparing students in grades K-8 for the new Global Regents. Participants will also dive into the assessment section to view the parallels to new Global assessment, in addition to viewing the included C3 Inquiries. Attendees are urged to bring an electronic device in order to explore the site in depth and to create pacing charts for social studies instruction. Administrators, K-8 and secondary teachers are welcome to attend. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEb0RRc2Y2NEo4NWc/view?usp=sharing

8. Algebra 1 for Special Education Teachers - Descriptive Statistics presented by Mindy LiBassi

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/23/2017

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This series of workshops is geared for the Special Education teacher who needs to know Algebra I. We will use the NYS modules as the basis for instruction, but even if the modules are not your primary resource for instruction, you will still get a good foundation of all the Common Core Algebra I standards. In addition to learning the math, you will learn how to use the graphing calculator to aid instruction. Day 2: Descriptive Statistics – October 23, 2017 This session will focus on shapes and centers of distributions, describing variability and comparing distributions, looking at categorical and numerical data on 2 variables, and applications for modeling. Please bring a graphing calculator If you want the module in front of you, bring your own device. All other materials will be supplied. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVWZDV3lCNnhYUkU/view?usp=sharing

9. Preparing for Early Childhood Literacy Instruction presented by Jessica Gruttola

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/23/2017

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In this workshop learners will learn to use research to plan meaningful literacy-learning experiences for young children. We will explore early literacy activities that build on prior knowledge, expand vocabulary, and develop oral language providing the foundation for reading and writing and future academic success. Training objectives: -Know the five essential early literacy practices. -Understand the importance of a strong foundation of oral language in children’s literacy development. -Know the characteristics of a supportive literacy-learning environment and understand how to implement those characteristics in their preschool environment. -Recognize the learning characteristics of English language learners. -Understand the value technology can bring to literacy activities and know how to implement technology in their literacy activities. -Know about the wealth of resources to be found via public broadcasting that can support their literacy activities. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEOW5mdUQzaFIwS0k/view?usp=sharing

10. Coping with Students At-Risk for Suicide Presented by Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP

Program: Student Support Services

Dates: 10/23/2017

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The Workshop: Dr. Owens will cover the latest research and expert opinions on risk factors, warning signs, and environmental circumstances that contribute to suicide in youth. Participants will have the opportunity to practice approaching, assessing, and making decisions about students at risk for suicide. Finally, he will describe one model for appropriate systemic intervention for at-risk students. About the Trainer: Dr Owens is an authority on behavioral risk management working with schools and colleges on training staff on suicide prevention and other behavioral interventions. He maintains a private practice on Commack, NY, and specializes in the behavioral and cognitive treatment of college students and emerging adults. He is the 2017-2019 President of the Suffolk County Psychological Association. The Participants: This workshop is intended for all staff charged with maintaining the mental, physical, and behavioral health of students. Some mental health training is expected. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DMV9rdzBtbWg5Z3M/view

11. Microsoft Sway presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 10/24/2017

Create and share interactive class materials, presentations, projects, and more with Sway. Sway is an intelligent digital storytelling app from Office that is great for project or problem-based learning. Teachers can create interactive web-based lessons, assignments, project recaps, newsletters, and more – right from a phone, tablet, or browser. Students can collaborate and use Sway to create engaging reports, assignments, projects, study materials, and portfolios. Sways are easy to share with the class or the world and look great on any screen. In this workshop, you will learn how to: -Create a Sway from start to finish -Collaborate with others on a Sway -Share your finished Sway with others Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQXdPaGp0eEk5T1E/view?usp=sharing

12. SETC: COLLEGE OF ST. ROSE & CITE COURSE BLE580

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 10/24/2017 to 11/15/2017

Methods: Native Language Arts Course Description: This course examines approaches, methods, and techniques for using the native language to teach native language arts and provide content area instruction to bilingual learners. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between L1 and L2 literacy skill development and content area knowledge enabling bilingual learners to meet the New York State Learning Standards. Course topics will include the practical application of language acquisition and literacy theories. Materials, techniques, and strategies for native language and content-based instruction, including the implementation of learning centers, cooperative learning groups and inquiry-based activities will also be explored. Course is taught in the native language. A 25-hour field experience outside of class is required. Students must obtain fingerprint clearance prior to beginning field experiences. Prerequisites: BLE 500, BLE 508, and passing scores on the New York State Bilingual Education Assessment Exam (BEA) for Spanish. Summer (3 credits)

13. Long Island Technology & Education Summit - WESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES DISTRICTS ONLY

Program: Model Schools

Audience: School district administrators, K-12 teachers, technology directors

Dates: 10/26/2017

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Eastern Suffolk BOCES, Nassau BOCES and Western Suffolk BOCES invite all K-12 educators to participate in one of the most rapidly growing events in our area, the 2017 Long Island Technology & Education Summit. This year's theme, “Cracking the Code: Redefining Teaching and Learning” will focus on the use of technologies to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and imagination in the classroom. The conference is a platform for sharing new ideas, innovations and trends. This annual conference has grown into a premier event for Long Island educators. Highlights of the 2017 Technology and Education Summit include: -Keynote speaker Justin Richards, Founder/CEO of Youth Digital -Featured speaker Brian Aspinall, Teacher -Breakout sessions focusing on resources and best practices that can be integrated into the classroom or curriculum. -An extensive vendor showcase exhibiting the latest in educational technology REGISTRATION and BREAKFAST - 7:30-8:30 AM Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEWXlRNUxYd0U2Y1U/view?usp=sharing

14. Activities for 8th Grade Math presented by Mindy LiBassi

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/27/2017

Wouldn’t you like your students to be more interested in the math you are teaching? Come to this hands-on workshop and be the student for a day. You will work through several activities that will enable the students to acquire the math they need to learn while having fun and being completely engaged. We will talk about adapting the activities to make them accessible for all students. Please bring a scientific calculator. If you have access to a graphing calculator, bring it and we will incorporate them. Don’t worry if the students do not have the graphing calculator, you can use the free emulator in your classroom to demonstrate what you need them to see. If you have an android phone, you can download the free app as we work. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLESnpiQ0dqTjl6U0k/view?usp=sharing

15. The Body Project Facilitator Training brought to you by NEDA

Program: Student Support Services

Dates: 10/27/2017

The Body Project is an evidenced-based program that gives high school girls the knowledge and skills to confront unrealistic beauty ideals and engages them in the development of healthy body image through verbal, written, and behavioral exercises. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) provides this training to staff who are interested in offering the program to high school aged girls. At the completion of this training, staff will be Body Project Facilitators and eligible to offer the program to high school girls back at their perspective schools. Western Suffolk BOCES Student Support Services is hosting this training which will be facilitated by a NEDA certified Instructor, Nancy Hemendinger, Director of School Education for the Suffolk County Department of Health Services and John Martin, Senior Health Educator. The Body Project manual, session scripts, and materials will be made available to participants. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. Questions? Please contact Patricia Gremillion-Burdge, MA, MCHES at pgremill@wsboces.org --Please copy and paste this link to view the flyer-https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DbElydnpVcGJXcms/view
At the September NYS Board of Regents meeting, the NYS Next Generation Mathematics and ELA Learning Standards were adopted. The work of NYS Next Generation Mathematics and ELA Learning Standards was truly a collaborative effort involving Staff and Curriculum Development Network (S/CDN), BOCES, NYSUT, NYCDOE, and various statewide organizations. This half-day workshop will give administrators and teachers an overview of the changes to the mathematics standards and a timeline for implementation of the new standards. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEb0xUSFZvRG9WczA/view?usp=sharing

17. Effective Instructional Coaching presented by Jessica Gruttola

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional Coaches, Department Chairs, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 10/30/2017 to 2/13/2018

This three-day institute is for instructional coaches of all grade levels and subject areas. Through collaborative inquiry, participants will gain a deeper understanding of various coaching frameworks, theories, research, current perspectives and practices, and explore the unique perspective of a “coaching mindset.” Training objectives: -Understanding and implementing strategies for effective instructional coaching. -Providing effective feedback to impact change. -Utilizing technology to improve teaching and learning. -Creating collaborative learning environments. Please bring ear buds and a laptop or other device for note taking and access to on-line resources. Please see flyer for specific details each day. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEZmJsblRTb0h0Nzg/view?usp=sharing
Social and Academic Skills improve when students feel valued and connected, and HOW to meet their needs through positive behaviors. The Lions Quest program provides sequential SEL skill development while creating a safe and supportive learning environment for your school. This evidence-based program meets the Dignity Act’s requirement for instruction in civility, citizenship and character education through social and emotional skill building, bullying and substance abuse prevention, and service-learning activities that can be taught in a variety of implementation models, in a limited amount of time. Lions Quest is one of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL’s) select evidence-based programs. PLEASE NOTE: -A K-12 supplement for Mindfulness practices is in development. -The LQ High School program, (featuring 26 short SEL lessons that can be taught in 20 minutes to all students, as well as a service-learning leadership course) is under revision and will be available shortly. Lions Quest programs promote relationship-centered learning communities whose members feel valued, personally connected to one another and committed to everyone’s growth and development. Implementation with fidelity results in reduced behavioral issues, increased social skills and school engagement, and 11 percentile points increase in standardized test scores. Workshop participants receive their choice of grade-level curriculum and learn how to use all program components and lesson methodologies. Supported by Grant Funds: The LI Lions Clubs cover 2/3 of the training costs for all public and private Long Island schools. You may send up to 6 people from one building to a training to preview the program. If you decide to implement the program in a school, grade level, or district-wide, additional grant funds will be provided. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEMThOdF9zOVNWY1E/view?usp=sharing

19. Renaissance Star User Group Meeting - Star Data - 9:00 - 11:30am

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/30/2017

During this session we will focus on exploring Star reports and diving deeper with dashboard data. We will also highlight some new and updated views you can look forward to seeing this fall. -Focusing on Star reports -Use Star to track pathway to state test proficiency and to gauge mastery of state standards -Understand and interpret Student Growth Percentile utilizing growth reports and the growth proficiency chart -Understand growth and achievement data found on the “at-a-glance” Reading/Math Dashboards Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLERFl4NVlXblZuNzg/view?usp=sharing
At the September NYS Board of Regents meeting, the NYS Next Generation Mathematics and ELA Learning Standards were adopted. The work of NYS Next Generation Mathematics and ELA Learning Standards was truly a collaborative effort involving Staff and Curriculum Development Network (S/CDN), BOCES, NYSUT, NYCDOE, and various statewide organizations. This half-day workshop will give administrators and teachers an overview of the changes to the mathematics standards and a timeline for implementation of the new standards. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEb0xUSFZvRG9WczA/view?usp=sharing

21. Renaissance Star User Group Meeting - Star and RTI - 12:30 - 3:00pm

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/30/2017

During this session we will focus on utilizing Star within the RTI framework. Discussion focusing on the opportunity for setting goals and for supporting instructional needs. -Understand Star learning progressions and how to access instructional resources by standard and skill -Create differentiated groups and use learning progressions to guide instructional planning -Create progress monitoring goals and develop a plan for reviewing growth data -Evaluate progress monitoring growth data and make intervention decisions Lunch will be provided. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLERFl4NVlXblZuNzg/view?usp=sharing

22. SETC: ARE YOU ADEQUATELY PREPARED FOR THE SCHOOL BUILDING LEADER ASSESMENTS

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Audience: ANYONE THAT IS GOING TO TAKE THE SCHOOL BUILDING LEADER EXAMS.

Dates: 10/30/2017

Preparation for the assessment will be conducted by the author of Preparing for Educational Leadership, 2nd Edition and YouTube video series by Dr. Kenneth Forman and Dr. Terrance O'Connor All registrants must purchase the book on their own and bring it to class as a reference. Drs. Forman and O'Connor will guide participants through each question on the SBL examination.

23. Activities for Algebra I presented by Mindy LiBassi

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/31/2017

Wouldn’t you like your students to be more interested in the math you are teaching? Come to this hands-on workshop and be the student for a day. You will work through several activities that will enable the students to acquire the math they need to learn while having fun and being completely engaged. We will talk about adapting the activities to make them accessible for all students. Don’t get caught in the trap of thinking there isn’t time for activities. In working the activities, the students will both learn and remember the math. Please bring a graphing calculator Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQl84U0VuRGFqMFE/view?usp=sharing

24. Discovery Education Exclusive Professional Learning Event - 8:30am - 11:30am

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Audience: Curriculum, Instructional Technology, Supervisors of Content Areas, Turn Key Trainers, Library Media Specialists, Lead Teachers, etc.

Dates: 10/31/2017

Discovery Education is partnering with Western Suffolk BOCES to provide a customized Professional Learning workshop to support current Discovery Education Streaming District Partners. This session is designed to demonstrate how Discovery Education Streaming supports multiple learning modalities with content that is easy to integrate, aligned to standards, and supports differentiation. Participants will explore all our recent back to school enhancements, such as the newly redesigned Professional Learning section. This unique learning and hands on workshop will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate educators in your schools using your current Discovery Streaming subscription. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEazJ4cUxJaTRjVTQ/view?usp=sharing

25. Google Classroom presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 10/31/2017

Google Classroom is a tool available to all schools who subscribe to Google Apps for Education. Classroom weaves together Google Docs and Drive to help teachers create and organize assignments quickly and easily assess learning. On the learner’s side, Classroom lets students organize their work, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers. Participants will create sample lessons and develop instructional delivery strategies enhanced with Google Classroom. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEN3BnNzZ5enBndFk/view?usp=sharing

26. Pearson Successmaker User Group Meeting - 8:30am - 11:00am

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/1/2017

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Please join us for a Successmaker User Group to share best practices and challenges on this platform. Pearson personnel will be available to share updates and answer questions. The agenda will include: -SuccessMaker Success Stories - Teachers will share success stories for iLit including student achievement and classroom implementation strategies -New Features and Best Practices for SuccessMaker - ‘What is new for SuccessMaker10?’ and strategies for classroom management and implementing SuccessMaker in the classroom -Data and Motivation - An overview of the data and reports available on SuccessMaker -Question and Answers - An open forum to ask questions about iLit, implementing iLit in the classroom and best practices & strategies -Support and Survey - Registering for MyPearsonTraining.com for classroom support. Participants will complete a session survey. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQk5qeGZVaFNramM/view?usp=sharing

27. Pearson iLit User Group Meeting - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/1/2017

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Please join us for an iLit User Group to share best practices and challenges on this platform. Pearson personnel will be available to share updates and answer questions. The agenda will include: -iLit Success Stories -Teachers will share success stories for iLit including student achievement and classroom implementation strategies -Best Practices for iLit - Strategies for classroom management, implementing iLit in the classroom and delivering lesson components of a lesson -Data and Motivation - An overview of the data available on iLit and the reports from Classview.net -Question and Answers - An open forum to ask questions about iLit, implementing iLit in the classroom and best practices & strategies -Support and Survey - Registering for iLitPLC.com and MyPearsonTraining.com for classroom support. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQk5qeGZVaFNramM/view?usp=sharing

28. SETC: COURSE 2: CERTIFICATION IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 11/1/2017 to 12/7/2017

COURSE BLE 308/BLE 508: FOUNDATIONS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION (3 CREDITS) Western Suffolk BOCES in collaboration with Suffolk’s Edge Teacher Center and College of St. Rose in partnership with CITE will be offering a cohort for certified teachers to apply for Bilingual Extension in Spanish through the individual evaluation pathway.   All teachers should refer to NYS website for any additional individual certification requirements.
This workshop is designed to familiarize school administrators with Google Apps for Education. The workshop will focus on helping busy school administrators find practical ways to collaborate and communicate with Google Docs, Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Classroom. Critical issues for administrators to consider when introducing these technologies into school practices will be introduced along with examples of Google applications being used creatively and successfully in schools around the world. Administrators will exit the workshop with hands-on experience, and developed a personal vision and action plan for integrating Google Apps for Education into their schools. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQV9vQnd4WHBjclk/view?usp=sharing

30. Kapco Book Repair Workshop

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Library Media Specialists and library staff

Dates: 11/2/2017

This workshop is designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials. Prevention is the key; but specific, common repairs will be addressed including re-inserting loose pages, broken spines, torn header caps, and ripped pages. Each attendee is asked to bring: one or two new or new-like paperback books; a hardbound book with a book jacket; a stapled book or magazine; one hardbound book in need of repair; and a hardbound book that does not have a book jacket cover. Each participant will be given a free sample packet of materials.

31. SETC: MENTORING WORKSHOP SERIES

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 11/2/2017 to 12/14/2017

New Teachers often struggle with a predictable contradiction. On one hand, they have completed their initial course work, and have been hired to teach. On the other hand, they are new to the profession, and don't have the experience they might need to handle multiple, complex issues that arise with their students. They wish to appear competent since they are "real" teachers and they are expected to know what to do. They want their colleagues and supervisors to respect their position and knowledge, and don't want to appear unsure. Enter the proficient mentor, who is able to develop a trusting relationship with the new teacher and help the, navigate the many pitfalls of first year teaching.

32. Co-Teaching: Taking it to the Next Level presented by Diane Ripple

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/3/2017

You consider yourselves an “old married couple” and you are confident in all of the basics of co-teaching. This workshop is intended for co-teaching teams that have co-taught together for 3 or more years. Participants will: -Self-evaluate current co-teaching practice -Explore and expand current roles and practices -Choose from a variety of learning opportunities and topics -Set team goals for the implementation of new skills and strategies -Plan lessons that incorporate newly learned information Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEWDYzSG5MRUZLRlU/view?usp=sharing
Create lessons your students will love! Easily create lessons in minutes for your next class. Import files (pdf, ppt, jpg) or Google slides and add interactive activities, websites, and videos to keep your students engaged in their learning. Synchronize your lessons across all student devices in the classroom. Get real-time feedback and post-session reports on student comprehension. Please bring power point, slides or PDF to import into a nearpod lesson along with topics and materials to create a new Nearpod lesson. Bringing your own device is welcome. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEWldGOXpzaWVMeGs/view?usp=sharing

34. SETC: STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 11/6/2017

More and more often, students we teach come from families living in poverty or low socio-economic status (SES). Research and our own experience has shown us that the academic outlook for these students is not good. Eric Jensen, a noted researcher, has delved into hundreds of research studies to find practical strategies for raising achievement. Participants in this workshop, based upon Jensen's book "Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind" will: 1. Become Familiar with the research outlining characteristics of children living in poverty. 2. Learn about types of poverty and brain-related changes that result from living in low SES. 3. Understand the educational needs of students living in poverty. 4. Learn strategies to facilitate learning of all students, especially those living in poverty.
As per the regulations, teacher and principal evaluators are to be re-certified each year. This re-certification workshop for teacher and principal evaluators will provide updated information on collecting evidence that is aligned with the Common Core and in support of special populations as well as a review of feedback to teachers and principals, and value added measurement. We will also review all the required training elements. In addition, participants will evaluate artifacts and a video and discuss the evaluation of the artifacts and video in job alike groups. New regulations approved as of the date of the workshop will be reviewed. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEbkFCODN5WkV6QlU/view?usp=sharing

36. Naviance for Middle School: Assessment and Career Exploration

Program: Guidance Support Services

Audience: Guidance Directors, Counselors, and Home and Career Teachers

Dates: 11/6/2017

Join us for this hands on experience of the Naviance Middle School student assessments. Exploration of Strengths Explorer, AchieveWorks, Career Cluster and Road Trip Nation. Experience taking these assessments as the student does! For more information contact Elyse Eusanio, Guidance Support Services 631-595-6856

37. Thirteenth Annual School Nurse Election Day Conference **CLOSED**

Program: Student Support Services

Dates: 11/7/2017

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The annual school nursing workshop will provide school nurses with current clinical information that affects the practice of school nursing and the delivery of school health services including the management of chronic and acute student illnesses, injuries and other health-related barriers that impact on optimal learning experiences and potential. In its thirteenth year, this popular event offers school nurses the opportunity to keep updated in their field, to network with other school nurses and to better plan, access and utilize current school nursing/school health models and delivery systems. SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS: Common Rashes Seen in the School Aged Child/Measles Mumps Rubella Refresher *Legal Issues for the School Nurse *Vision Disorders, Learning Problems and Vision Screening https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DTWJ0TkhzaDFLVkk/view?usp=sharing
The Western Suffolk BOCES Outdoor Environmental Education Program (OEEP) will provide the Amityville UFSD Grade 7 – 9 teachers with an introduction to the newly adopted New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).

39. Long Island School Library Systems' 4th Regional Institute

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 11/7/2017

This year's Institute will be held at Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735; November 7, 2017; 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. The theme for the Institute is "S.P.A.R.K. Connections - Chapter 4 - Extending Your Reach!". This unique professional development opportunity for school librarians will cover timely topics of interest including MakerSpace, Poetry Slam, Reading to Dogs Program, and Pop Culture. Attendees will develop their knowledge from a variety of colleagues during the course of the day through panel presentations and sharing. Attendees will take away ideas to improve their curriculum and practice for the upcoming year. A continental breakfast and mid-day lunch allows time to talk to colleagues about the topics of the day in a relaxed atmosphere. SEATING IS LIMITED - No walk-ins will be allowed. The agenda and other information will be shared via email.
Technology is quickly changing the face of education. In this workshop we will develop the skills to use technology to actively engage students in English Language Arts. Training objectives: -Modeled/Shared Writing/Texting: Teachers and students write back and forth to and with each other online. -Utilize Electronic Publishing and Digital Storytelling to take writing to a new level through the creation of multidimensional tales with added elements of photo images, video, and sound. -Understand how to utilize technology with students to access read aloud stories found at multiple resources. -Utilize Interactive Whiteboards to encourage balanced literacy learning. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEc1RaNmRVSk83Qm8/view?usp=sharing
Feel the need to connect with Social Studies leaders in other districts? The opportunity is at hand. Come meet with your counterparts in other school districts at Western Suffolk BOCES. The following meetings are designed for lead teachers, coordinators and directors who have the responsibility of Social Studies supervision in their building or district. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEenMxNEV3WU83X00/view?usp=sharing
If you feel overwhelmed by the thought of having to teach the more rigorous statistical topics of the CCLS, this is the workshop for you. We will work through the probability, statistics, inferences, and drawing of conclusions that you will need to be able to teach to your students. Probability and statistics begin in 6th grade, and continue through Pre-Calculus with a hiatus in Geometry. We will use the graphing calculator as an important tool. When you leave this workshop, you will feel confident in your ability to teach the standards to your students. This second session will focus on using sample data to estimate a population characteristic, sampling variability in the sample proportion, margin of error when estimating a population proportion or a population mean, sampling variability in the sample proportion or the sample mean, evaluating reports based on data from a sample, experiments and the role of random assignment, differences due to random assignment, ruling out chance, drawing conclusions from data, and evaluating reports based on data from an experiment. Please bring a graphing calculator Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEMjRacV9ScENPNDQ/view?usp=sharing

43. Suicide Safety Training for Teachers

Program: Student Support Services

Dates: 11/9/2017

New
This Full Day train the trainer workshop is designed to certify individuals as a Suicide Safety for Teachers Trainer. Upon completion of the workshop, the trainer will have the ability to facilitate a one hour in-person training in schools. This training is designed to review the importance of suicide safety in schools, prepare school faculty and staff to recognize warning signs of suicide and understand their role in responding. Information about community resources will be provided. Pre-Workshop Requirement: Prior to November 9th, trainer candidates are required to participate in a two-hour interactive evidence-based online training entitled Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention: Act in Facts. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the online training. ***Register for the online course here: http://sptsuniversity.org/login/index.php flyer:https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DSnZkUUIzZ0ZTSHM/view
This workshop is the ongoing work that was started and developed in Part 1. We will continue to explore and develop new lessons with the primary emphasis on teaching math to the way students learn. Student collaboration techniques, technology, summarizing, fluency activities and activity stations, various note taking techniques and classroom seating variations will be developed. Outcomes: 1. How to set up Rotation Stations (Homogeneous verses heterogeneous grouping, utilize chart paper) 2. How to become a Digital Native Instructor (Technology) 3. How to use Fluency Activities and Activity Stations 4. How to have students summarize a lesson 5. Webpage Design & Development 6. Review of Part 1 Workshop (Flipped Classroom, Plickers, Learning Styles, Big Book of Math, Deconstruction of Complex Problems) Attendees are required to bring 3 lesson plans which they plan to teach within the next week or two. Laptop, table or mobile device highly recommended. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaFJoeENldC1EYXM/view?usp=sharing
This workshop will take a deep dive into the reading comprehension texts and Standards-based questions on Part I of the exam. Teachers will learn how to adjust approaches to challenging texts, both literary and informational, so that students can manage their time for Part I, anticipate the questions, and apply metacognitive skills. Emphasis will be placed on understanding writer’s craft, vocabulary in context, interpreting dialogue in literature, and unpacking complex syntax. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEZC1fb3Nmb3ZJTUE/view?usp=sharing

46. Nearpod Lunch and Learn

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/13/2017

Nearpod is an award-winning, education technology platform that helps teachers teach interactive lessons across all student devices, assess students in real-time(formative assessment), and get instant feedback. Interactive activities include quizzes, polls, open-ended questions, draw-its, 3D objects and Nearpod VR, which allows teachers to take students anywhere in the world (and outer space) via virtual field trips right from their classroom - without additional hardware. Teachers can create their own digital lessons via the Nearpod platform using their existing presentations and teaching resources, or they can download thousands of ready-to-teach lesson from the Nearpod Lesson Library from distinguished publishers like Common Sense Education, Learnzillion, Education.com, Readworks, Time for Kids, Flocabulary, BBC and many more. All lessons are editable and customizable to meet the needs of individual teachers. Nearpod also integrates with Canvas and Schoology LMS's as well as Google Classroom. Additionally, a Nearpod license includes a Private Library which allows teachers to upload lessons that can be shared with all other teachers within the school or district. At this lunch & learn, you'll learn more about how Nearpod can be used to help teachers create exciting, interactive lessons that engage 100% of their students. Agenda: -Experience a Nearpod lesson -Explore Nearpod's ready-to-teach lesson library -Learn how to create/edit Nearpod lessons -Gain a sneak peak into what's next on Nearpod -Participate in a hands-on workshop and start the Certified Educator process Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEMFZLRDQxeHZDUjA/view?usp=sharing
Flip your classroom quickly and easily with Office Mix! With Office Mix, you can create digital lessons in PowerPoint with simulations, quizzes, discussions, and more. Quickly share your Office Mix with your students. View on any device and easily differentiate instruction by using Mix analytics. Or mix it up – have students create Mixes for authentic assessment. Session Objectives: -Gain a basic understanding of Office Mix as a tool to enhance instruction, -Examine how Office Mix can aid in flipped classrooms, -Explore additional ways to use Office Mix in the classroom. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLESU1qeDRMTmpHQk0/view?usp=sharing
This 1-day workshop is appropriate for all school personnel who need to understand how the comprehensive school crisis team is organized and functions. The training will provide the knowledge and resources to help establish and sustain comprehensive school safety and crisis prevention and preparedness efforts. With updated research and strategies, this workshop makes a clear connection between ongoing school safety and crisis preparedness. It also will emphasize the unique needs and functions of school teams and the steps involved in developing these teams, including a model that integrates school personnel and community provider roles. The workshop also explores how to prepare for school crises by developing, exercising, and evaluating safety and crisis plans. CLICK ON THIS LINK TO VIEW THE FLYER- https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DVFp6a3ZUQXBqUm8/view

49. Earth Science Assessment Design 3-Day Workshop presented by Randy Simmons and Kathy Giglio

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/15/2017 to 12/12/2017

New
This Earth Science Assessment Design workshop is part of the Western Suffolk BOCES Assessment Literacy and Design Service for 2017-2018. The objective of the workshop is to develop an Earth Science midterm assessment aligned to the new Next Generation Standards. This assessment will be built around three principles: First, our assessment will be designed to inform instruction. Second, workshop participants will determine the highest priority content Standards that should be measured on this assessment. Third, all Standards will be tested at multiple levels of difficulty so that teachers will be able to see where student application of content stops. We recommend that each district send a team (2 to 4, depending on the size of the district) of Earth Science teachers. This workshop series will be facilitated by Randy Simmons and Kathy Giglio. Randy is a recognized professional developer specializing in coordinating rigorous and aligned assessment development. Kathy is a master professional developer and former Science director with extensive knowledge of the new Next Generation Science Standards. Western Suffolk BOCES is partnering with Right Reason for the duration of this Assessment Service. Workshop participants will be given logins to Right Reason Item Bank on-line technology for all assessment mapping activities. All participants will receive electronic copies of the finished assessment. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVlJoaWJTeGhCSVk/view?usp=sharing
Does your district have a technology integration staff developer working with the teachers to help integrate technology into the curriculum? This meeting is for those professional developers! This meeting will be a round table discussion on best practices, new technologies and collegial sharing.
This 2-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop teaches participants how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, helps to reaffirm both the physical health of members of the school community and students’ perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluates the degree of psychological trauma, responds to the psychological needs of members of the school community and examines the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts. Includes continental breakfast and lunch both days and materials. TO VIEW THE FLYER PLEASE COPY AND PASTE ADDRESS INTO YOUR BROWSER: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8oGk1mFy-0DdWo5a1hJa3hxMnc/view
Male aggression across the nation is a concern and causes challenges in providing environments that promote academic success. In fact, many schools in varying states are disproportionate in the amount of suspensions, expulsions, and special education placements of boys of color. School administrators across the nation are seeking ways to maintain orderly school environments. Therefore, it is important to be proactive in properly addressing this behavior in the K-12 setting before additional negative problems occur. One of the biggest challenges for educators is learning appropriate strategies to prevent and respond to male student aggression and violence. Male students comprise 90% of school suspensions, are three times more likely to become drug and alcohol abusers, receive greater behavioral penalties than do girls, and suffer from mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders. These manifestations of the continuing problem of male aggression contribute to the school to prison pipeline, and schools remain challenged by disaffected male students, and personality disorders. Participants will: -Attend a face-to-face workshop with Dr. Jamel Gibson -Learn and practice intervention strategies to reduce male aggression in the K-12 setting -Use their knowledge to become a stronger asset for learning institutions -Devise a plan to become culturally aware of student differences -Will receive a takeaway reminder that lists interventions to help reduce male aggression in the K-12 setting Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEamdnSHVoa0t2T2s/view?usp=sharing

53. School Library System Council

Program: School Library System

Audience: Appointed members of the School Library System Council

Dates: 11/16/2017

Meeting to recommend policy; do long-range and short-range planning; and evaluate the School Library System's services.
Teachers must understand the mathematics they are responsible for teaching and more! This elementary math institute is intended to inform elementary educators in the mathematical principles of “teaching good math” with the mathematical practices of the Common Core as the pedagogical window. Choices made in curriculum and lesson implementation are based on this core knowledge. Each session will study one of the domains of the Common Core and will explore, educate and prepare teachers through the understanding of mathematics beyond the procedural. These sessions are based strictly on the content standards, models and suggestions made in the progression documents written by the writers of Common Core mathematics. This will be a multi-session process. All teachers will be required to attend all the sessions so that the coherency of the common core is upheld. The sessions will be instructional and engaging as we model the mathematical practices of the Common Core. At completion, BOCES will offer a certificate of completion to all participants. Session 1 – Introduction, Numbers in Base 10 Session 2 – Fractions Session 3 – Counting and Cardinality/Operations and Operations and Algebraic Thinking Session 4 – Geometric Measurement/Geometry Session 5 – Categorical Data/Measurement and Data Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEQmZaSjE4VENfVmc/view?usp=sharing

55. Frontline User Group (formerly My Learning Plan and OASYS)

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/17/2017

New
Please join us for a Frontline User Group to share best practices and challenges on the PDMS and Evaluation platforms. Frontline personnel will be available to share updates and answer questions. The agenda will include:
• Introductions
• Round table discussion with districts about current use, best practices, and questions and concerns
• Dive into these products to review items discussed in the round table. Examine areas to be able to further optimize use
• Frontline Updates Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEbWMwa0JjOWxlNnc/view?usp=sharing
This series of workshops is geared for the Special Education teacher who needs to know Algebra I. We will use the NYS modules as the basis for instruction, but even if the modules are not your primary resource for instruction, you will still get a good foundation of all the Common Core Algebra I standards. In addition to learning the math, you will learn how to use the graphing calculator to aid instruction. Day 3: Linear and Exponential Functions – November 20, 2017 This session will focus on linear and exponential sequences, functions and their graphs, transformation of graphs from the parent function, and using functions and graphs to solve problems. Modeling is also incorporated here. Please bring a graphing calculator If you want the module in front of you, bring your own device. All other materials will be supplied. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVWZDV3lCNnhYUkU/view?usp=sharing
Mindset can change everything. By learning with the right mindset, we can motivate students and help them to improve in the classroom. This workshop will focus on the information of mindset, methods and techniques teachers can use to encourage students and activities that can be put in place to make learning more enjoyable and achievable for all students. Outcomes:
• About Mindset: Fixed vs. Growth
• How beliefs shape learning
• How to change mindsets
• Reframing our Language – Praise the Process, Not the Person
• Open Tasks vs. Closed Tasks
• Teaching Growth Mindset to students, parents and teachers
• How to Celebrate Mistakes Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEV0ZQZFpfZ1ppZzA/view?usp=sharing

58. New Teacher Evaluator Training (Must Attend Both Days) presented by Michael Keany

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/20/2017 to 11/21/2017

This workshop will review Teacher Effectiveness research. Participants will receive introductory training in the seven teaching standards. This workshop will introduce the participants to evidence based observation aligned with the New York State Teaching Standards. The Growth Model and Value Added Model will be reviewed and discussed as well as the application to Student Learning Objectives and teacher evaluation. SED APPR requirements will be reviewed. Examples from district plans will be shared. We will discuss options for locally developed measures as part of the required APPR regulations. This workshop will introduce student learning objectives. The necessary decisions that the districts will need to make in order to complete their SLOs will be discussed. A review of updated state rules from the guidance document will be provided. Training Elements Covered: -NYS Teaching Standards and their related elements; -Evidence-based observation techniques; -Application and use of the student growth percentile model and the value-added growth model as defined in section 30-2.2 of this Subpart; -Application and use of any assessment tools you intend to use (e.g., portfolios, surveys, goals); -Application and use of any State - approved locally developed measures of student achievement you intend to use; -The scoring methodology utilized by the Department and/or the district of BOCES to evaluate a teacher or principal under this Subpart, including how scores are generated for each subcomponent and the composite effectiveness score and application and use of the scoring ranges prescribed by the Commissioner for the four designated rating categories used for the teacher's or principal's overall rating and their subcomponent ratings; -Specific considerations in evaluating teachers and principals. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEdXhpcnQxUGdnaFU/view?usp=sharing

59. Professional Circle - ELL's in the Library

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 11/20/2017

On October 11, 2017 Heather Parris-Fitzpatrick will present a workshop "ELL Frontiers: Using Technology to Enhance Instruction for English Learners". This collegial circle will be a follow-up to that workshop. Share what you learned and how you have put it into practice. If you were not able to attend the original workshop; but would like to share and learn, please join us. All are welcome to discuss this important topic and gain new insights.

60. GSuite for Education presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/21/2017

GSuite for Education is a great addition to any classroom! GSuite not only facilitates creative and collaborative learning opportunities for your students, it also provides great tools for publishing student work and sharing information with parents. In this hands-on workshop, you will explore best practices for using GSuite in K-12 classrooms and learn how Google tools can help redefine learning in innovative ways. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVDA3bGVqNzhJMjQ/view?usp=sharing
These sessions are about reviewing (learning) the mathematical concepts, formulas and theorems contained in the modules for Geometry in How to Implement the Story of Functions (EngageNY). Last year was the first running of this session resulting in the request to “do it again” with more detail and individuality. We are seeking a mix of returning teachers and some new candidates. This session is not “how to use the modules as supplementary information” but instead, allows teachers the opportunity to re-think some of the ways they learned geometry and how the new curriculum might develop new techniques. Topics to be included: -The “new” more intuitive proof -Fluency -Why so many constructions? -Represent transformations in the plane using, e.g., transparencies and geometry software. Given a geometric figure and a rotation, reflection, or translation, draw the transformed figure using, e.g., graph paper, tracing paper, or geometry software. Specify a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another. -New names for old theorems -Modeling with Geometry -What to do about “circles” -Any new additions to the Geometry curriculum in the Story of Functions Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEUUZ4SEowS1I4VEE/view?usp=sharing

62. SETC: NYSUT ELT: Educating English Learners in Elementary Classrooms

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 11/27/2017

New
This seminar, designed for elementary teachers, focuses on language acquisition and the challenges ELLs at different proficiency levels face in the mainstream classroom. Teachers will experience a variety of research-based strategies and modifications and learn how to apply them in lesson plans that foster the academic achievement of ELLs in their classes.

63. Google Classroom presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/28/2017

Google Classroom is a tool available to all schools who subscribe to Google Apps for Education. Classroom weaves together Google Docs and Drive to help teachers create and organize assignments quickly and easily assess learning. On the learner’s side, Classroom lets students organize their work, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers. Participants will create sample lessons and develop instructional delivery strategies enhanced with Google Classroom. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEZmQtamVUcndrVGM/view?usp=sharing
Learn the basics of google slides such as adding slides, changing backgrounds, themes, animations & transitions. Explore and understand collaboration/sharing options, as well as revision history. Learn to comment on student work. Engage students by using audience Q & A, so students can ask questions electronically during your presentation. Learn how to find and install the Poll Everywhere extension to add survey questions into your Slides to quickly evaluate for student understanding. Please bring ideas, power point, slides or PDF (can be from Smart Notebook) to create a Google slides lesson. Bringing your own device is welcome. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEamVmTHVhVFNWTlU/view?usp=sharing

65. Differentiated Instruction Institute presented by Diane Ripple

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/29/2017

This workshop will teach the necessary tools for meeting the needs, capacities and skills of the diverse learners in the K-12 classroom. Participants will: -Learn the components that comprise Differentiated Instruction -Explore strategies to differentiate content, process and product -Observe and participate in modeling of strategies and methods for supporting and challenging students across a range of abilities -Plan lessons that incorporate the strategies and information presented Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEUVVZbTFPSUR1VVU/view?usp=sharing
These meetings, facilitated by Renee Allen, Program Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction, are designed for district technology coordinators, building and central office administrators. Participants discuss technology integration, best practices in professional development and district concerns. An agenda is set for each meeting and will include topics of interest submitted by component districts. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEYVo1OHRqOGNHc0E/view?usp=sharing
Long Island School Districts have millions of dollars invested in various fixed and portable resources: -textbooks, -1:1 devices, -e-textbooks, -band instruments, etc. Many of these resources circulate amongst schools, teachers and students with a number of them ending up lost or misplaced. More than ever schools have increased reporting responsibility for resources without a good way to manage them. Destiny Resource Manager is a K-12 solution that allows you to efficiently manage and report on your key district resources ensuring the most value for your budget investment. Join Follett for a Knowledge Share session on how to create accountability for your assets. We will provide an engaging session with a Panera Lunch. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVnBGSUhvV3J5TGc/view?usp=sharing

68. SETC: COURSE 2: GRADUATE PROGRAM LEADING TO DUAL CERTIFICATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Dates: 11/29/2017 to 1/24/2018

COURSE 2: CBSE 7676T: LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENT with SPECIAL NEEDS Approaches to the design, management and evaluation of optimal learning environments. Review of methods, including behavior management, crisis intervention, group process, positive social interaction skills, and peer mediation, Case studies in diverse settings as a basis for analysis, discussion, and interpretation of behavior within and across cultures, Development of a reflective approach to teaching and problem solving.
The School Counseling Network has been created to provide ongoing professional development for School Counselors and their Supervisors. Supervisors of School Counseling Network Meetings: The NYS Board of Regents has approved the proposed amendments to the Commissioner’s Regulations to be effective July 1, 2017. Implementation of the school counseling program requirements start with the 2019-2020 school year. Topics for the School Counseling Network Meetings will revolve around the development of a comprehensive developmental school counseling/guidance program K-12 at the district and building levels, and the establishment of a district comprehensive developmental school counseling/guidance program advisory council. All Network members will have input into the final topics with the facilitator seeking expert speakers where needed. The Network gives new and experienced supervisors an opportunity to share and ask questions, providing ideas and at times much needed support. Network Membership (A506.028) includes: -2 seats for supervisors/directors of school counseling to attend 4 network meetings -1 day of in-district customized School Counseling (Guidance) professional development Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLENlc5cFVNSnRtSGM/view?usp=sharing

70. Activities for 7th Grade Math presented by Mindy LiBassi

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/1/2017

New
Seventh grade is the BEST for incorporating math activities into the classroom. Ratios and proportions lend themselves so well to fun and engaging math activities. Wouldn’t you like your students to be more interested in the math you are teaching? Come to this hands-on workshop and be the student for a day. You will work through several activities that will enable the students to acquire the math they need to learn while having fun and being completely engaged. We will talk about adapting the activities to make them accessible for all students. Please bring a scientific calculator. If you have access to a graphing calculator, bring it and we will incorporate them. Don’t worry if the students do not have the graphing calculator, you can use the free emulator in your classroom to demonstrate what you need them to see. If you have an android phone, you can download the free app as we work. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEa3RKbFB5Ty00Slk/view?usp=sharing

71. FranklinCovey Leader in Me Breakfast Meeting

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/1/2017

New
What to expect: Learn about The Leader in Me which is a school leadership process that teaches 21st-century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. What is included: Complimentary breakfast and a copy of "The Leader in Me" book for each participant.
The ability to understand and manipulate sounds in words is essential to becoming a reader and writer. Phonemic awareness is a foundational skill needed to develop as a reader; it must be taught consistently and systematically. During this hands on learning session, we will develop best practices and explore teaching phonemic awareness in fun and engaging ways. Training objectives: -Examine phonemic awareness. -Explore the best practices for teaching phonemic awareness to young children. -Identify ways to teach phonemic awareness with books, poems, and song. -Develop games and activities that teach phonemic awareness by focusing on sounds in words. -Apply new knowledge to current practices. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEZEh0Q205UV9SRUE/view?usp=sharing

73. Google Arts and Culture presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/5/2017

Google Arts and Culture (formerly known as the Google Cultural Institute) is one of the best things Google provides for education. In this workshop you’ll explore exhibits and collections from museums and archives around the world. The Cultural Institute is broken down into 3 areas: -Art Project - Discover artworks and museum collections from all around the world in a new way. Explore artworks in extraordinary mega pixel detail and take virtual museum tours. -Historic Moments - Explore online archives detailing the stories behind significant moments in human history. -World Wonders - Brings modern and ancient world heritage sites online using Street View and Google Cardboard (a brand new virtual reality technology). Singularly or together they’re an incredible classroom resource. See how they can make memorable learning experiences for your students. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaC1XZDU5bVdvT2M/view?usp=sharing
This workshop will take a deep dive into Parts 2 and 3 of the Common Core Regents exam. Teachers will learn strategies to help students -manage their time on the exam, -write an argumentative essay that synthesizes multiple texts, -write a rhetorical analysis of a given text after a cold reading, and -incorporate these writing skills into continuous instruction, transcending the limited requirements of the exam itself. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLERUFibEFtRzFBX0U/view?usp=sharing
Knowing how to manage one’s time, materials, and emotions to learn and achieve goals is important for every student. Without well-developed Executive Function skills, students are less prepared to demonstrate the knowledge they may have acquired. This workshop will help teachers, guidance counselors and school psychologists understand the full range of impact Executive Function skills have on learning and behavior. Upon completing this program, they will be able to: -Have a functional understanding of what Executive Function skills are and what performance can be expected at different learning levels -How to assess and identify lagging skills for the purpose of direct and immediate support -Identify subtle changes in both teaching methods and the classroom structure can positively support students at all levels of Executive Function skill development -Learn techniques to help students utilize SMART goals and develop appropriate strategies to visualize the sequence and steps necessary for achieving their goals This workshop will be full of practical tips, tools and strategies to help students gain self-awareness, self-direction, and greater accountability that can be incorporated into every day teaching and across curriculum. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaWp0TWx3TFE4Wmc/view?usp=sharing
Western Suffolk BOCES Student Support Services Center is once again hosting a FREE conference addressing health and wellness in schools and the communities in which they reside. We are happy to announce that this year's key note address-A (W)holistic Education for the 21st Century: P.E.A.S. Physical, Emotional, Academic, and Social Development for Students” will be presented by Michael J. Hynes, Ed.D, Superintendent of Patchogue-Medford Schools. ------Also presenting are Jessica Pino-Goodspeed from Hunger Solutions New York on “School Breakfast: Building a Foundation to Address the Needs of the Whole Child” and Jill Turley, from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation on “Successfully Navigating the Nutrition Landscape”
Fractions are the foundation of: 1) Fractional work in grades 2 through 5 2) Ratios in grades 5 and 6 3) Rates in grades 7 and 8 4) Percents in grades 6-8 5) Proportionality in grades 7 and 8 6) Proportional relationships in grades 7 and 8 7) Linear functions of the form y = mx+b in grade 9 and 8) Rational functions of the form f(x)= g(x)/h(x) in grades 9-12. This workshop will address many issues and facets of fraction work: 1) Why are fractions so hard for students? 2) The issue of the rush to learn algorithms (For many students, “knowing fractions” is equivalent to knowing how to compute with fractions) 3) Exploring the eight different meanings of: a/b 4) Why it is important for students to learn: a) Area models b) Set models and c) Number line models 5) What does it mean to ‘divide a fraction by a fraction?’ 6) The three cases of the Order Relation Between Fractions and why does the cross-product test ‘work’ as it does? 7) Families of Fractions…A unique and easy way to have students really learn the decimal equivalents for fractions from halves to twelfths. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEU1VSeHBUcnBxTVk/view?usp=sharing
Join the College Board for a review of the latest advances in AP including a review of our newest AP programs (AP Computer Science Principles and AP Capstone) as well as AP Professional Development opportunities for your teachers. We’ll lead a discussion on how to expand your AP programs, including discussing the use of AP Potential. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaGpobkgtemdsaUU/view?usp=sharing

79. ELA Coordinator Network Meeting presented by Carol Varsalona

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/11/2017

Join the 2017-18 ELA Coordinator Network that will bring together districtwide/building literacy administrators and lead teachers for a year of connecting, being inspired, and learning as a body of effective practitioners ready to make a difference in the lives of Long Island students. During three professional development opportunities on September 28, 2017, December 11, 2017 and May 7, 2018, Carol Varsalona, ELA consultant, will facilitate regional meetings that explore the call for literacy educators to implement effective instruction and supervision in student-centered environments where choice leads to amplified voice. Each ELA Coordinator Network meeting will start at 8:30 am with a complimentary breakfast sponsored by a Long Island educational vendor and close at 12:00 noon. Please join these morning meetings that will keep you informed, connected, and inspired throughout the year. Consortium Membership Available -Participation for up to 25 district teachers to attend ELA related workshops -1 customized professional development workshop held on site -Ongoing updates and technical assistance from consortium coordinator Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLENXFWTDJ2YTRXcDA/view?usp=sharing
Take an immersive deep dive into OneNote, Sway, Microsoft Classroom, and Office 365 for teaching and learning. Learn how to expand the walls of your classroom using Skype in the Classroom and the online Microsoft Educator Community. Participants will earn their MIE Teacher Badge and become eligible to take an MIE Trainer Academy. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEM2loeTBCeGtXOVE/view?usp=sharing
Join the College Board for an informative and interactive working session as we dive into the 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. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaGpobkgtemdsaUU/view?usp=sharing
For the past two years, NYSED has been working hard to revise learning standards, practices and expectations to make them more developmentally appropriate and concise. These half-day workshops will give administrators and teachers a full view of the newly adopted Next Generation Standards for English Language Arts. Topics include: -A timeline for implementation through 2020; -Specific differences between the CCLS and the new learning standards; -How the new standards address ELLs and special education students; -Significant changes in early learning (P-5 session); and -Text complexity expectations for grades 3-5/6-12. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLERFZFTzZsMFlEUXM/view?usp=sharing
Join this workshop to learn about the College Board’s official SAT Practice with the Khan Academy. We’ll show you how the site is structured and discuss best practices for utilizing this free resource for your students to prepare them for the PSAT and SAT. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaGpobkgtemdsaUU/view?usp=sharing
For the past two years, NYSED has been working hard to revise learning standards, practices and expectations to make them more developmentally appropriate and concise. These half-day workshops will give administrators and teachers a full view of the newly adopted Next Generation Standards for English Language Arts. Topics include: -A timeline for implementation through 2020; -Specific differences between the CCLS and the new learning standards; -How the new standards address ELLs and special education students; -Significant changes in early learning (P-5 session); and -Text complexity expectations for grades 3-5/6-12. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLERFZFTzZsMFlEUXM/view?usp=sharing

85. Perspectives, Resources & Approaches for LGBTQIA+ Populations in the School Library

Program: School Library System

Audience: SLS Liaisons and School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 12/14/2017

To orient and deepen the understanding of LGBTQIA issues in a public learning environment, and to empower advocacy for this underserved population. Primary Learning Objectives: 1) to orient participants to the conceptual framing/terms/contexts associated with LGBTQIA issues. 2) to actively explore examples of representation in film, media & literature. 3) to provide examples of resources, pedagogy & collection development tools. Presented by Vincent M. Livoti, PhD. Palmer School of Library & Information Science, Long Island University. NOTE: THIS DAY WILL BEGIN WITH A LIAISONS BUSINESS MEETING.

86. Math Coordinator Network Meeting presented by Mindy LiBassi

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/15/2017

These meetings are designed for coordinators, directors and administrators who have the responsibility of math supervision in their buildings or school districts. The latest information from Albany will be discussed, local vendors will do brief presentations and information will be shared. Breakfast will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity to network with fellow supervisors. Consortium Membership Available participation for up to 25 district teachers to attend math related workshops, 1 customized professional development workshop held on site, ongoing updates and technical assistance from consortium coordinator Please contact Mindy LiBassi mlibassi@wsboces.org or Debbi Maxwell dmaxwell@wsboces.org for further information. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLESnZYN3J3TUVVaHM/view?usp=sharing
Participants will gain insight into federal laws, regulations, recent cases and guidance that establish the responsibilities of K-12 schools under Section 504 and ADA. This one day workshop is intended to provide participants with information regarding school district’s responsibilities under Section 504 and ADA, as well as, practical guidance and best practice on developing and implementing compliant 504 Plans. Activities will include exercises to practice and problem-solve common situations, discussion of recent case examples and 504 Plan compliance from both legal and practical perspectives. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEUzJMSHpxb1Frb1U/view?usp=sharing

88. LI SELF FREE Workshop - A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Understanding Childhood Trauma

Program: Student Support Services

Audience: Special Education teams, Counselors, School Mental Health Clinicians, School Psychologists

Dates: 12/18/2017

Participants will learn about childhood trauma through a problem-based learning approach, including group discussions led by the instructors. Instructors are certified in the Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma through the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (www.nctsn.org). The presentation will include case-based discussions to facilitate interactive learning. Presenter: Dr. Peter D'Amico: -Director, Child & Adolescent Psychology, Northwell Health School of Medicine, Northwell Health, LIJ Medical Center -Director, STRYDD Center (Supporting Trauma Recovery for Youth with Developmental Disabilities) in association with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Northwell Health School of Medicine, LIJ Medical Center -Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Hofstra
Putnam-North Westchester BOCES has long offered a subscription-based curriculum that addresses current standards in Social Studies and ELA. This program, which first focused on grades K-6, has now expanded to include grades K-8. This vetted, teacher-created, classroom tested, and updated curriculum has been vastly popular since its inception. This session is geared to introduce current and potential subscribers to the newly reformatted and revised K-8 offerings. Participants will be introduced and guided through the new format and how this curriculum will assist in preparing students in grades K-8 for the new Global Regents. Participants will also dive into the assessment section to view the parallels to new Global assessment, in addition to viewing the included C3 Inquiries. Attendees are urged to bring an electronic device in order to explore the site in depth and to create pacing charts for social studies instruction. Administrators, K-8 and secondary teachers are welcome to attend. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEUnNIU1lyVVhOVzg/view?usp=sharing

90. Advanced Google Classroom presented by Tom Diener

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/19/2017

This workshop is intended for educators who are already using Google Classroom and want to enhance their Google Classroom skills. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and share their Google Classroom experience and expertise. New Google Classroom features will be explored including: -Class setup -Google drive integration -Student organization -Automation -Calendar integration -Communication tools and -Collaboration tools Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEX1ZWTWVTcF84cEE/view?usp=sharing
Intended for those instructors familiar with the newly adopted New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), this workshop will offer sample three-dimensional lessons and activities that are inspired by nature and the environment. Presenters will model NYSSLS instructional techniques – including asking questions, developing explanations, and carrying out investigations – for each lesson while participants collaborate on identifying and assessing the three-dimensional nature of the standards. Participants will walk away with lesson plans, activities, materials lists, worksheets, and other resources that can be used immediately to present engaging, nature-inspired lessons in the classroom. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEemJYeHlsV1V0UXM/view?usp=sharing
This series of workshops is geared for the Special Education teacher who needs to know Algebra I. We will use the NYS modules as the basis for instruction, but even if the modules are not your primary resource for instruction, you will still get a good foundation of all the Common Core Algebra I standards. In addition to learning the math, you will learn how to use the graphing calculator to aid instruction. Day 4: Polynomial & quadratic expressions, equations & functions – December 20, 2017 This session will focus on solving quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square, and using the quadratic formula. We will look at what these solutions mean in terms of the problem presented. Modeling will be incorporated throughout. Cubic functions will also be graphed. Please bring a graphing calculator If you want the module in front of you, bring your own device. All other materials will be supplied. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVWZDV3lCNnhYUkU/view?usp=sharing
Using the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Systems to determine student's independent and instructional reading levels, teachers are able to observe student reading behaviors one-on-one, engage in comprehension conversations that go beyond retelling, and make informed decisions that connect assessment to instruction. In this workshop participants will learn how to administer the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment. This workshop can be taken independently, or with Part 2, “Using the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark System to Inform Instruction: Grades K-8”, scheduled for Thursday, December 21, 2017. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEMUd3OXJFZVdxaWc/view?usp=sharing
In this workshop, participants will learn how to take the information they have observed from the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment to inform instruction. Oftentimes, teachers administer the assessment, get a reading level and move on. In this workshop, emphasis will be on how to look beyond level to determine and organize the specific reading behaviors related to accuracy, fluency, comprehension and writing about reading. Once these strengths and opportunities for growth have been determined and organized, teachers can confidently link their findings to instruction and that is when powerful change in reading can occur. This workshop can be taken independently, or with Part 1, “Administering the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System: Grades K-8”, scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEYkFQdkZMNUVPQ0k/view?usp=sharing
The Socratic Seminar model is a question-based way to foster close reading and text-centered conversations among students. This workshop will give participants: -a chance to explore the seminar format, -select appropriate texts, -evaluate student participation, and -use academic vocabulary in their responses. Those who have already taken this workshop are welcome to return to share their successes and challenges and advance their skills. This workshop is recommended to grades 6-12, English and Social Studies teachers, and others who incorporate rich, interesting readings in their classrooms. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaUNqYVI3aE96aW8/view?usp=sharing

96. Blending Grammar and Vocabulary Instruction presented by Amy Benjamin

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 1/4/2018

Yes, it is possible to teach both grammar and vocabulary simultaneously and connect them to the writing process and to reading comprehension. Teachers will come away with easy-to-use, engaging models applicable to every elementary and secondary ELA classroom. Techniques to be explored are: -morphology charts; -graphic organizers for pre-writing and revision; -ready-to-go resources for teaching vocabulary in the context of well-written sentences drawn from literature; and -a demonstration of RxEdit and RxRevise, which address individual writing deficits through a differentiated, innovative approach. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEc1FhTWFZakVKRGs/view?usp=sharing
Designed by Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, LLI Professional Support is delivered on-site to schools and districts by author-selected and author-trained consultants. The groundbreaking Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention is a small-group, supplementary intervention program designed for young children who struggle with reading and writing. Designed to bring children up to grade-level performance in as few as 18-24 weeks, LLI is a powerful, research-based early intervention program that can prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges. Professional Support for LLI includes three days of training (two days of intensive learning plus one follow-up day) to give participants an in-depth understanding of the LLI systems: -LLI Orange System, Levels A-C (Kindergarten), 70 Lessons with 70 original titles; -LLI Green System, Levels A-J (Grade 1), 110 Lessons with 110 original titles; -LLI Blue System, Levels C-N (Grade 2), 120 Lessons with 120 original titles. Several components included in each LLI system will be explored, including the Fountas and Pinnell professional books When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works, The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1, and the Program Guide, which comprehensively outlines the implementation of the System. Topics include: Overview of the Lesson Framework; Understanding the demands of texts; Assessing and grouping students; Teaching within the LLI Lessons; Using the Prompting Guide; Documenting progress. In addition to learning how to implement LLI lessons, participants will deepen their understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress. Materials not included. Please bring an LLI Program/System Guide (orange, green or blue), one Lesson Guide and Prompting Guide 1 to use during the seminar. These materials are all included in Bx 1 of LLI materials. There should be 1 system for every 1-2 participant. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEVFUzMEZSdWhSc2c/view?usp=sharing

98. WILSON Just Words 3-day presented by Sharon Wolf

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 1/10/2018

Just Words is a highly explicit, multisensory decoding and spelling program for students in grades 4-12 and adults who have mild to moderate gaps in their decoding and spelling proficiency but do not require intensive intervention. The Just Words curriculum provides a sophisticated study of word structure appropriate for students beyond the elementary grades. It provides direct and explicit teaching of “how English works” for both decoding and spelling automaticity. The Just Words and the Wilson Reading System provide a multi-tiered system of support for students in grades 4-12. Just Words provides targeted intervention for students with word-level deficits in the 15th-50th percentile, and WRS provides a more intensive and comprehensive intervention. The Just Words class is not just teaching reading and spelling basics, it is providing the foundational skills that are necessary in today’s economy. Just Words provides a curriculum for the accelerated study of word structure through the six syllable types in English and the most common Latin roots. It is a highly explicit, multisensory decoding and spelling program for students in grades 4 – 12 and adults who do not require intensive intervention but do require explicit decoding and spelling instruction due to word-level deficits. Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLEaVF4UkZFTDlaWXM/view?usp=sharing
Does your district have a technology integration staff developer working with the teachers to help integrate technology into the curriculum? This meeting is for those professional developers! This meeting will be a round table discussion on best practices, new technologies and collegial sharing.

100. SETC: The Power of the Pen: Reading, Writing and Connecting

Program: Suffolks Edge Teachers Center

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 2/13/2018

New
15 Hour Workshop Series for K-12 Teachers In this workshop series, teachers look at ways to guide students to effectively generate a range of writing with an eye towards helping them establish control of different genres. This workshop explores how students can use low-stakes writing approaches as tools for understanding fiction and non-fiction. Techniques for teaching argument writing, as well as narrative and informational writing, will be modeled. Strategies for using picture books, incorporating poetry, and locating pertinent resources that will inspire students to engage fully in reading and writing will be included.
The School Counseling Network has been created to provide ongoing professional development for School Counselors and their Supervisors. Supervisors of School Counseling Network Meetings: The NYS Board of Regents has approved the proposed amendments to the Commissioner’s Regulations to be effective July 1, 2017. Implementation of the school counseling program requirements start with the 2019-2020 school year. Topics for the School Counseling Network Meetings will revolve around the development of a comprehensive developmental school counseling/guidance program K-12 at the district and building levels, and the establishment of a district comprehensive developmental school counseling/guidance program advisory council. All Network members will have input into the final topics with the facilitator seeking expert speakers where needed. The Network gives new and experienced supervisors an opportunity to share and ask questions, providing ideas and at times much needed support. Network Membership (A506.028) includes: -2 seats for supervisors/directors of school counseling to attend 4 network meetings -1 day of in-district customized School Counseling (Guidance) professional development Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_5Dunwt_iLENlc5cFVNSnRtSGM/view?usp=sharing