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1. Inclusive Curriculum and Assessment - Session 4 (Synchronous)

Program: Teacher in Remote Learning Environments (TRLE) - Regional Training

Audience: Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 6/18/2021

Starting Today
The third principle in the NYSED CRSE framework is "Identifying Inclusive Curriculum and Assessment.” In this session, participants will consider how to position students to become agents of change in our learning environments; how to empower students to learn more about who they are; and how to build connections to the content.

WebEx link to the course will be provided to participants via email within 24 hours of the start of class.

For info: spitcherboyea@fehb.org

2. Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting (June 2021)

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Distance Learning Teachers and TAs

Dates: 6/21/2021

Starting Soon
As the school year comes to a close, we would like to thank you for all of your hard work in providing learning opportunities to students all over New York State, by continuing to lead and succeed in the Distance Learning environment.

The Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting allows veteran DL Practitioners (teachers and TAs), those new to the DL environment, and even those thinking about entering the Distance Learning arena for the first time to connect, share knowledge, troubleshoot common issues, and meet other Practitioners to continue the discussion on how the Distance Learning Program can successfully grow, regardless of how the learning environment changes from month to month.

We will be meeting virtually again for the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting on Monday, June 21st from 12:30 to 2:30pm. Please register soon to hold your place, as your feedback continues to be the driving force for this collaborative forum. We will send out the meeting details (join link) closer to the date of the meeting.

We look forward to hearing about the DL best practice experiences you would like to share, and/or DL pain points you hope to get feedback from others about. Please email dl@neric.org with your topic of discussion and questions you would like covered. Once we hear from you, we will announce the topics used to launch the forum discussions.

Please send any suggested topics you have to dl@neric.org by June 11th.

Until we meet in June, stay well!

Thank you,
Eileen Drescher, Mike Sylofski, & Mary Graham-Morris

NOTE: This meeting is open to DL Practitioners' from districts participating in the Full Distance Learning Program.

3. SchoolTool Program Services Workshop [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 6/22/2021

Starting Soon
SchoolTool
This webinar will provide a step-by-step review of ending last year's program services as required for Data Warehouse reporting -- as well as batch adding them for the current school year.

4. Practical Ideas to Embed Emotional Intelligence (Synchronous)

Program: Teacher in Remote Learning Environments (TRLE) - Regional Training

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 6/30/2021

During this session, participants will build an understanding of emotional intelligence for both adults and students and develop ways to use practical strategies to incorporate and build emotional intelligence in the classroom.

Zoom link to the course will be provided to participants via email within 24 hours prior to the start of the class.

5. Women's Executive Coaching - Sprint Program

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 7/1/2021

Through a unique partnership between executive coaching specialists from Tenshey, Inc., Capital Region BOCES, and the New York State Association for Women in Administration (NYSAWA), women school administrators can take advantage of executive coaching programs.

The goal of this opportunity is to move the needle for diversity in educational leadership through career development, goal setting and professional support. Both NYSAWA and BOCES believe that all organizations are strengthened when leaders value and honor equity and diversity. Further, the Tenshy services are unique because they are created by women for women. The programs are designed to help women find their authentic voice in a male-dominated profession so that the opportunities that come with bringing true gender balance to an organization can be fully realized. The program is designed to create a pipeline of women for top educational leadership positions. Sitting superintendents would benefit, as well as teachers, principals, directors, assistant superintendents and others.




• The Sprint program offers career coaching for leaders at any level and includes:

o Four (4), one-hour 1:1 virtual coaching sessions

o Two (2), half-hour coach-manager or sponsor calls

o Tenshey Coaching Discovery Plan, which includes setting measurable outcomes.

o Focus areas may include: leadership and communication, emotional intelligence, productivity and performance, operational effectiveness

Sprint program costs are based on the number of education professionals enrolled.




• 1-4 members, $2,875 each




• 5-9 members, $2,588 each




• 10+ members, $2,300 each

Registration deadline is June 30, 2021.

Registrants must be a member of the New York School Association of Women in Administration (NYSAWA). Learn more about NYSAWA and join here. http://www.nysawa.org/.

6. Women's Executive Coaching - Transform Program

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 7/1/2021

Through a unique partnership between executive coaching specialists from Tenshey, Inc., Capital Region BOCES, and the New York State Association for Women in Administration (NYSAWA), women school administrators can take advantage of executive coaching programs.

The goal of this opportunity is to move the needle for diversity in educational leadership through career development, goal setting and professional support. Both NYSAWA and BOCES believe that all organizations are strengthened when leaders value and honor equity and diversity. Further, the Tenshy services are unique because they are created by women for women. The programs are designed to help women find their authentic voice in a male-dominated profession so that the opportunities that come with bringing true gender balance to an organization can be fully realized. The program is designed to create a pipeline of women for top educational leadership positions. Sitting superintendents would benefit, as well as teachers, principals, directors, assistant superintendents and others.

The Transform program is designed to support administrators in accelerating their career growth. It includes:

Twelve (12), one-hour 1:1 virtual coaching sessions

Various personal strengths assessments and up to five 30-minute phone conversations with professional contacts

Focus areas include: leadership, communication, emotional intelligence, productivity and performance, operational effectiveness

Transform program costs are based on the number of education professionals enrolled

1-4 members, $11,500 each

5-9 members, $10,350 each

10+ members, $9,200 each

Registration deadline is June 30, 2021.

Registrants must be a member of the New York School Association of Women in Administration (NYSAWA). Learn more about NYSAWA and join here. http://www.nysawa.org/

7. Create and Curate Video Content For Your Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 7/28/2021

Location: Online

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In this course you will learn how to use YouTube, screencasting tools, and Google Apps to create and curate video content for students, parents, and/or colleagues.

The course consists of 4 Modules:
1. Finding and Organizing Content with YouTube
2. Creating Content with Screencasting Tools
3. Video Editing
4. Sharing and Embedding Your Content

During each module you will be provided with learning materials to review and then given a task to complete that will help you apply the skills presented during the module. At the conclusion of the 4th module, you will submit this work via a Google Form assignment.

This course is self-paced. The modules can be completed at whatever pace you feel comfortable with as long as the course assignment is submitted before the posted due date."

You will need a personal Google Apps (gmail) account, a device with a webcam, and during the course you will be asked to sign up for a free Screencastify or Loom account using your personal account.

On the course start date, instructions on how to access the course will be sent via email. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts so don't miss this information.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $130.00
Location: Online

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

8. Google Forms for Teachers

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 8/12/2021

New
This course focuses on how to use Google Forms in your classroom. You will learn how to:
-Create a basic Google Form
- Make a self-grading quiz
- Add various question types and multimedia
- Change the appearance of a Form
- Share a Google Form with colleagues and distribute it to students
- Establish Form Settings
- View and manage responses from within your Form and from Google Sheets
- Utilize advanced features that add to the functionality and appearance of your Form

In this course you will examine uses for Forms in the classroom, learn fundamental and advanced skills for creating Forms, and have the opportunity to apply what you learned by creating various Google Forms that you will be able to use in your classroom.

Participants who complete all 5 module tasks and the final project will receive a certificate of completion for 15 hours. Registrants will be notified by email on the course start date with information on access. Module 1 must be completed by 7/8 to retain your spot in the course. On the course start date, instructions on how to access the course will be sent via email. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts.

Prerequisites: Participants should have general comfort working within Google Apps and will need a personal Gmail account.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

9. Google Sites for Teachers

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 8/12/2021

New
During this course, focusing on web page creation for the classroom, you will learn how to:
-Create a site with Google Sites
-Change the appearance of a site
-Add and format text, links, images, video, and resources from Google Drive
-Add pages and subpages
-Set access and permissions for a site
-Utilize advanced features that add to the functionality of your site
-Publish a site

During the course you will learn about Google Sites by building a website for your class and will examine various uses for Sites in your classroom. As an added benefit, you will see how to use other Google apps and services in conjunction with your site.

Registrants will be notified by email on the start date of the course with access information. To keep your spot in the course, the first module of the course must be completed by 7/8. After that, the modules are self-paced as long as all modules and the final project are completed by 8/12. Participants who complete all assignments and the final project will receive a certificate of completion for 15 hours. On the course start date, instructions on how to access the course will be sent via email. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts.

Prerequisites: Participants should have general comfort working within Google Apps and a personal Gmail account.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

10. Inspire Your Readers... Be a Book Whisperer

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 8/4/2021

Location: Online

New
Did you know that free voluntary reading is the largest predictor of student success? Using selected readings from Donalyn Miller's The Book Whisperer, we will explore ways to engage students in voluntary reading. Whether students are in your physical or virtual classrooms, they need inspiration. We will examine how to motivate your readers using technology applications such as Google Forms, Google Slides, and WordArt. We will discuss the use of e-reading sites. We aim to meet participants wherever they are in their journey to inspire their students to love reading.

Participants must have access to The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

11. Inspire Your Readers... Be a Game Changer

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 8/4/2021

Location: Online

New
This course is for teachers and teacher-librarians that have enjoyed our other tech-infused courses utilizing Donalyn Miller's books (or if you want to get into the "book whispering” mindset for the first time). Focus on strategies to improve book access for all kids and help students find a love for reading. We'll include ways to ignite your readers using technology applications such as Padlet, YouTube and Google Slides.

Participants must have access to Game Changer by Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp. There is no prerequisite or prior course participation necessary.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

12. Inspire Your Readers... Create Wild Readers

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/1/2021 to 8/4/2021

Location: Online

New
Using readings from Donalyn Miller's Reading in the Wild, we will explore ways to guide students to love and be passionate about reading. We will utilize technology applications such as Google Sites, Canva, and Hyperdocs. Our goal is to help you further develop your tool-kit of motivational strategies whether your students are in your physical or virtual classrooms. We will discuss the use of e-reading sites. This is a great follow-up to our Book Whisperer class, but it's also a great stand alone class that doesn't require any prerequisite knowledge.

Participants must have access to Reading in the Wild by Donalyn Miller.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

13. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/2/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of auto grade advancement and other enrollment tasks in SchoolTool. Topics to be covered will include enrollment start, exiting transfer students, "class of" verification, assigning projected enrollment and projected enrollment checks. Graduating seniors, promoting all other grade levels and promoting out-of-district students will also be reviewed.

14. Modern Classrooms Project Summer Institute

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/5/2021 to 8/27/2021

Location: Online

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Ready to ramp up your student engagement next year? Tired of working harder than your students? Feeling like your lesson planning is not getting the results you want? If you answered yes to any of those questions, read on! (Obviously, feel free to read on even if you answered no to all them too!)

Summer gives educators the chance to rest, reflect, and refine their practice. After this unique school year, summer professional development must be flexible and relevant, so educators are ready to welcome back students with varying academic and social-emotional needs. The Modern Classrooms Project instructional model is a way to do just that!

The Modern Classrooms Project Summer Institute will allow you to explore and dive deep into this innovative, powerful, and EFFECTIVE pedagogical model. The Summer Institute is blended, self-paced, mastery-based professional development that empowers participants to launch Modern Classrooms of their own -- in ANY subject area or grade level (K-12, professional learning, college level!) Educators will leave the MCP Summer Institute with a clear plan for implementing blended, self-paced, mastery-based instruction in their classrooms in the fall.

Most coursework will be asynchronous with required submissions. There will be four sessions of synchronous Google Meets; dates to be determined. Participants will need a personal Gmail account.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Blended)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

15. Do More with Google Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/6/2021 to 7/27/2021

Location: Online

New
How can you use Google Classroom more efficiently? Make a difference? Make you teach better? ith the book Do More with Google Classroom by Matt Miller, we will build upon your strategies for successful lessons, organize your classroom and create great assignments. Most importantly, save time through the process.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $260
Location: Online

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

16. SchoolTool Grade Advancement Part I & II [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/6/2021 to 7/7/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom work session will consist of in-depth coverage of auto grade advancement and other enrollment tasks in SchoolTool. Topics to be covered will include enrollment start, exiting transfer students, "class of" verification, assigning projected enrollment and projected enrollment checks. Graduating seniors, promoting all other grade levels and promoting out-of-district students will also be reviewed.

17. The Joyful Teacher: Strategies for Becoming the Teacher Every Student Deserves

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/6/2021 to 7/27/2021

Location: Online

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"My wish,” writes Berit Gordon, "is for there to be more joy and less struggle in a profession where people put in such tremendous effort and do such essential work.” Teaching is a journey, you CAN control your own joy. Have you felt as if you have lost that joy or that joy has been diminished? In the world of education there are strategies that teachers use to create a positive educational experience for themselves and their students. Based on the book, The Joyful Teacher, there are structures in place to help K-12 teachers across all content areas to reflect on their professional development needs, set goals that work, and access practical strategies that will help them meet those goals. Where will your journey begin?

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $260
Location: Online

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

18. DASA ONLINE TRAINING -- Begins July 7 and finishes July 14

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 7/7/2021

CLICK THE ENROLL BUTTON at the bottom of the page TO REGISTER.

DASA ONLINE TRAINING: Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination: Prevention and Intervention (Dignity for All Students Act)

This on-line training has been approved by the New York State Education Department to be completed during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.

You may begin this class on Schoology on July 7th, work at your own pace and it must be finished by midnight on July 14th, 2021. You will receive an email the morning of July 7th with an access code and directions to start your training. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your SPAM box.

Cost: $80 payable only by check or money order. Mail your payment as soon as you register.

Make checks payable to Capital Region BOCES and mail in your payment to Capital Region BOCES - DASA, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Suite 102, Albany NY 12205. You do not need to send the enrollment form, a note with your name and date of DASA is acceptable.

If you have any questions, please contact Fallon Lovrin at fallon.lovrin@neric.org.

19. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/8/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of auto grade advancement and other enrollment tasks in SchoolTool. Topics to be covered will include enrollment start, exiting transfer students, "class of" verification, assigning projected enrollment and projected enrollment checks. Graduating seniors, promoting all other grade levels and promoting out-of-district students will also be reviewed.

20. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [MAL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/8/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom work session will consist of in-depth coverage of auto grade advancement and other enrollment tasks in SchoolTool. Topics to be covered will include enrollment start, exiting transfer students, "class of" verification, assigning projected enrollment and projected enrollment checks. Graduating seniors, promoting all other grade levels and promoting out-of-district students will also be reviewed.

21. Literacy Assessment for Targeted Instruction #6

Program: Teacher in Remote Learning Environments (TRLE) - Statewide Training

Audience: WBL Coordinators, Special and General Education teachers, Job coaches, Administrators

Dates: 7/8/2021

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This session is designed to provide clarity around assessments teachers can use in order to make targeted reading instructional decisions. Guidance will be shared regarding specific assessment tools teachers can use across the school year, including screening and diagnostic assessment tools to support students in grades K-5. Free assessment tools are provided.

22. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [SLLB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/9/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom work session will consist of in-depth coverage of auto grade advancement and other enrollment tasks in SchoolTool. Topics to be covered will include enrollment start, exiting transfer students, "class of" verification, assigning projected enrollment and projected enrollment checks. Graduating seniors, promoting all other grade levels and promoting out-of-district students will also be reviewed.

23. Cleanup in Aisle 1: Google Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators / Secretaries

Dates: 7/12/2021

New
This 3-part cleanup series is intended for the beginner/intermediate Google user.

In the first of our Cleanup series, we focus on Google Classroom. The topics will include the four tabs of Classroom: archiving, new year setup, re-using posts, naming conventions, stream vs classwork, semestering, inviting, and more!

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

24. Google Forms: In and Out of the Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/12/2021 to 8/16/2021

New
This 15-hour online course introduces educators to Google Forms for classroom and personal use. Google Forms is a tool that is a part of the G-Suite. It allows users to create easy-to-use web forms, that are linked to a Google Sheet. The course focus is on standards-based exercises that can be easily integrated and adapted for educator use across the curriculum. Topics covered may include: form creation and formatting, using templates, creating surveys, quizzes, exit tickets, sharing and collaborating, and using add-ons. Participants who complete all the assignments will receive a 15 hour completion certificate. Registrants will be notified by email with course access information.

Prerequisites: Must have Internet access and a Google Drive/Gmail account. Prior knowledge of Google Drive is strongly recommended.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

25. Introduction to Pixlr

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/12/2021 to 8/16/2021

New
Pixlr is a free online cloud-based image editing tool that runs on both the PC and Mac platforms. It's an HTML5-based app that closely resembles Photoshop. Images may be opened from your workstation or URL, as well as from Facebook, Instagram, and Google Photos. The course, focusing on Web image creation for the classroom, will include: interface navigation, selection tools and layers, manipulating your images, transforming and retouching photos, and filters. Participants who complete all the assignments, assessments and projects will receive a certificate of completion for 15 hours of participation. Registrants will be notified by email with course access information.

Prerequisites: Participants should also have access to a digital camera, smartphone or digital images for final project completion.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

26. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/12/2021

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Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

27. 40 EdTech Nuggets in 50 mins

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 7/13/2021

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Whet your appetite and grab a quick bye with these tasty EdTech Nuggets! In this 50 minute session, 40 different apps/software/+ will be discussed, so be prepared to experience a fast-paced preview of the current hot EdTech Nuggets! This session is designed to be a quick and fast showcase and will be recorded for attendees to view after. So don't fret if you missed a few of them the first time around - this buffet of knowledge is still available after for attendees.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

28. Google Tools + (Tips & Tricks) = Efficiency

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 7/13/2021

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Looking for tricks that will increase your efficiency with Google tools? This session will focus on easy to use tricks that will improve the use of Google tools, resulting in time savings, and who couldn't use a few more minutes every day! Tools covered include but not limited to: Drive, Mail, Calendar, Keep, Slides, Docs, Forms.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

29. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling Beginner [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/13/2021

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling from A-Z in a structured step-by-step fashion. Recommended for users in their first few years working with elementary schedules.

30. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Middle & High School Librarians & Educators

Dates: 7/13/2021

We invite librarians and educators at the middle school and high school levels to this monthly two-hour book group. There are no prescribed titles to read ahead of time, rather this group focuses on sharing out 1-3 titles read recently by participants that others should know about for curriculum, booklists, and additions to their libraries and classrooms. All discussed titles can be viewed at the Capital Region BOCES YA Book Group on Goodreads.

31. Advanced Jamboard'n

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 7/14/2021

New
Time to Hang 10 with Advanced Jamboard'n. You've gotten your feet wet with the introductory level of Jamboard, and you're ready to try some new tricks. One of the Google Apps, Jamboard is an interactive whiteboard that has several instructional uses beyond the basic "write and draw” board. Advanced Jamboard'n will go further the fundamentals to explore pedagogical usages such as background designs/layouts, SEL check-ins, and so much more! Though the focus is on those higher level "why to click” features in Jamboard, there will still be some "where to click” advanced features.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

32. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Secondary school librarians

Dates: 7/14/2021

Please join us for a professional conversation focused on the issues facing secondary librarians. Topics and agenda to be determined, and suggestions are welcome.

33. Nearpod Crash Course: Create Interactive and Engaging Lessons

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/15/2021 to 8/26/2021

New
No matter what subject and grade level you teach, Nearpod is an amazing tool. With Nearpod, you can add interactive content and engaging activities to lessons and assignments. Whether your students are learning in person or virtually, Nearpod lessons are perfect for live instruction or independent activities.

The course consists of 5 Modules and a Final Project:
- Intro to Nearpod
- Lesson Basics and Admin
- Adding Content to a Nearpod Lesson
- Adding Activities to a Nearpod Lesson
- Teaching with Nearpod

During each module you will be provided with learning materials to review and then given a task to complete that will help you apply the skills presented during the module. At the conclusion of the course, you will submit a final project where you will be asked to create an actual Nearpod lesson that you can use with your students in the future.

You will need a personal Google Apps (gmail) account and during the course you will be asked to sign up for a free Nearpod account.

Registrants will be notified by email on the start date of the course with course access information. To keep your spot in the course, the first module of the course must be completed by 7/22. After that, the modules can be self-paced as long as all modules and the final project are completed by 8/26. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

34. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling Working Session [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/15/2021

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling as a brief overview. Thereafter schedulers will work individually at their own pace to create schedules. NERIC SchoolTool Team members will be on-hand to answer questions as needed.

35. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/15/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.


Conference

36. Asbestos Supervisor Refresher

Program: Health, Safety, & Environmental Compliance

Dates: 7/16/2021

Asbestos Supervisor Refresher
July 16, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Capital Region BOCES
900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany

Register Here: https://forms.gle/h5mnroqwjwqfekHL6

 


37. Capitalize on Google Classroom Use (Advanced)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/18/2021 to 8/7/2021

Location: Online

New
Are you already familiar with Google Classroom but looking for advanced tips and tricks? Do you know the basics of creation and use but want to dive deeper into options and all the parts? Are you ready to move at a quicker pace? This course is for you!

This course is completely asynchronous with completion within the scheduled window. It will be conducted via Google Classroom. Participants need to be able to join a Google Classroom as a student AND create a Google Classroom in the teacher role and/or already be in the teacher role on a current Google Classroom they can manipulate to complete this course successfully. You should also have a general knowledge of completing a Google Form and editing Google Docs/Slides.

A general breakdown of topics covered is below:
Week 1 > Specifics on parts and posting on Classroom (Settings, Personalization, People Tab, Stream Tab and Generic Classwork Tab) with some advanced tips
Week 2 > Specifics on Communicating with students and guardians and Grading Tab (rubrics, grading, feedback etc.)
Week 3 > Differentiation and Advanced Tips and Tricks (Originality reports, Copying a Classroom, etc.)

Note: You will receive an email with the class code to join the course classroom prior to the beginning of the course. You will need to join the course classroom FIRST in order to see the coursework on the date in which the course begins.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

38. Conquering Google Classroom (Beginner)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/18/2021 to 8/7/2021

Location: Online

New
Conquering Google Classroom (Beginner) Are you a new teacher using Google Classroom? Are you an experienced teacher who needs work with Google Classroom? Are you staff or administration looking to help your teachers with their classrooms? Do you need some help with the foundations of Google Classroom? This course is for you!

This course is completely asynchronous with completion within the scheduled window. It will be conducted via Google Classroom. Participants need to be able to join a Google Classroom as a student AND create a Google Classroom in the teacher role and/or already be in the teacher role on a current Google Classroom they can manipulate to complete this course successfully. You should also have a general knowledge of completing a Google Form and editing Google Docs/Slides.

A general breakdown of topics covered is below:
Week 1 > Create/join, personalize, manage teachers/students, and general setup/features with Google Classroom
Week 2 > Classroom Stream and Classwork Part 1 (Including student directions)
Week 3 > Classwork Part 2 (organizing/managing work) and Communicating in Classroom

Note: You will receive an email with the class code to join the course classroom prior to the beginning of the course. You will need to join the course classroom FIRST in order to see the coursework on the date in which the course begins.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

39. Cleanup in Aisle 2 : Google Drive

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators / Secretaries

Dates: 7/19/2021

New
This 3-part cleanup series is intended for the beginner/intermediate Google user.

In the second of our Cleanup series, we focus on Google Drive. Skills that will be covered: how to re-organize that messy drive, creating new folders, multiple naming conventions (*, #, zzz, emoji), nesting, color coding, moving things around and the advanced serch function as well as file path.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

40. Google Sheets for Educators

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/19/2021 to 8/23/2021

New
This 15-hour online course introduces educators to Google Sheets. The focus is on standards-based exercises that can be easily integrated and adapted for educator use across the curriculum. Topics covered may include: making the transition from Excel, using spreadsheets in the classroom and school environment, gradebooks, conditional formatting and filters, graphing data, working with live Web-based data, and using add-ons. Participants who complete all the assignments will receive a 15 hour completion certificate. Registrants will be notified by email with course access information.

Prerequisites: Must have Internet access and a Google Drive account. Prior knowledge of Excel is recommended.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

41. SchoolTool Foundations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/19/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover essential concepts and skills needed to get started in SchoolTool. Topics will be relevant to all users, and designed to provide a solid foundation for working efficiently in specific modules such as Attendance, Counseling or Discipline. Specific topics will include SchoolTool terminology and navigation, using the basic search to view student demographic, schedule, attendance or other information, key reports for everyday tasks as well as introduction to SchoolTool advanced search and export options.

42. Creating Manipulatives with Google Tools

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 7/19/2021

New
What Google Tools are appropriate, or better yet, MOST appropriate and useful to create classroom manipulatives. Analog (paper) and digital manipulatives will be covered as well as Jamboard, Slides, Docs and Drawings. This is a hands-on sessions where participants are encouraged to build and share.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

43. Share the Pear: Introduction to Pear Deck with Google Slides

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/20/2021

Location: Online

New
Pear Deck lets teachers engage every student in lessons with thoughtful formative assessments and interactive questions. Built by teachers, it's flexible and easy to use, fun for students, and effective. When using Pear Deck, you create the questions and students join the Pear Deck session from their device using their Google (or Microsoft) logins. As I move through the lesson, each student can respond to the questions giving me 100% engagement and instant understanding of how everyone is progressing.

During this live webinar session, I'll show you how I use Pear Deck. Then we'll create a lesson together and discuss how to use it in your class. (You'll also get a free extended trial of the Premium version! Hooray!) If you want to start exploring Pear Deck now, go to www.peardeck.com and look around or sign up for a free account!

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Course Type: Webinar (Synchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

44. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/20/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

45. DASA ONLINE TRAINING -- Begins July 21 and finishes July 28

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 7/21/2021

CLICK THE ENROLL BUTTON at the bottom of the page TO REGISTER.

DASA ONLINE TRAINING: Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination: Prevention and Intervention (Dignity for All Students Act)

This on-line training has been approved by the New York State Education Department to be completed during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.

You may begin this class on Schoology on July 21st, work at your own pace and it must be finished by midnight on July 28th, 2021. You will receive an email the morning of July 21st with an access code and directions to start your training. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your SPAM box.

Cost: $80 payable only by check or money order. Mail your payment as soon as you register.

Make checks payable to Capital Region BOCES and mail in your payment to Capital Region BOCES - DASA, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Suite 102, Albany NY 12205. You do not need to send the enrollment form, a note with your name and date of DASA is acceptable.

If you have any questions, please contact Fallon Lovrin at fallon.lovrin@neric.org.

46. SchoolTool Registrar and Census [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/21/2021

SchoolTool
This class will be an introductory review of best practices for entering families, contacts and students into SchoolTool. We will review various methods of enrolling students into buildings or placements and assigning applicable program services. We will also look at the various tools available to maintain and verify Census data.

47. Families as Partners Roundtable #6

Program: Teacher in Remote Learning Environments (TRLE) - Statewide Training

Audience: n

Dates: 7/21/2021

New
Please join us for a roundtable discussion about the resources created available to support Families as Partners in remote and hybrid learning environments. Discussion will focus on professional development successes and challenges in this focus area. In addition, we will share a sample agenda and various activity ideas for districts to use for a celebration of National Family Day in September.

48. SchoolTool Locker Module Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/22/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover managing student locket information in SchoolTool. Topics will include locker Maintenance module options, best practices for locker naming conventions, importing a list of lockers, importing padlock numbers and combinations, locker assignment and maintenance and locker reports.

49. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/22/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

50. Google Made Easy: A Mini Series

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/25/2021 to 8/13/2021

New
Each module of this course will focus on tips and tricks to use the following Google applications (Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Keep, Docs, Sheets, Forms and Slides). Attend a single session, a few of interest, or all 8 to get the full package. These modules are relevant and useful for any person using Google in any capacity in their career!

Participants will receive a PDF of presentation materials with resources and content information. You will need to review the information, complete a short Google Form quiz based on the information, and submit feedback within the scheduled window to be marked as attended for that module. See further information about specific content covered for each application next to each module in the list below.

Please sign up for the course if you have interest in any of the modules listed. You do not need to complete them all. You will get credit for those completed (you may choose only the modules of interest or all modules). You will need to complete a Google Form indicating the modules you wish to take.

Google Made Easy Series (1.5 hrs each)
Module 1: Gmail (organizing, labeling, schedule sends, signature, settings)
Module 2: Drive (organizing, folders, search feature, sharing, starring)
Module 3: Calendar (managing multiple calendars, color coding, alerts, recurring events)
Module 4: Keep (notes, checklist, pinned, archive)
Module 5: Docs (sharing, inserting links, tables, formatting)
Module 6: Sheets (number format, simple formula, sorting, inserting basic charts)
Module 7: Forms (types of questions, sharing, settings, quizzes, viewing responses)
Module 8: Slides (new slide templates, presenter comments, printing layout options, image, backgrounds, shapes, link to other slides)

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $210.00
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

The NERIC Data Privacy and Security Statement applies.

51. Cleanup in Aisle 3: GMail

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators / Secretaries

Dates: 7/26/2021

New
This 3-part cleanup series is intended for the beginner/intermediate Google user.

In the third and last of our Cleanup series, we focus on Google Mail (Gmail). Maybe you are one of those that has an immaculate inbox? Or are you one of those that deletes everything? Or… have 8,734 unread messages? Learn how to clean up that Gmail - what to delete, what to save, archiving, filtering, and how to better organize your messages with folders and labeling, including a bonus look at creating signature lines!

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

52. Using Microsoft Sway to Up Your Presentation Game

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 7/26/2021

New
Sway is Microsoft's upgraded version of PowerPoint. It's not necessarily a linear slide presentation, but not as dizzy as Prezi. It's easy to integrate various media and information to create an interactive and engaging presentation or newsletter.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

53. Lead Evaluator Training

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: New Lead Evaluators

Dates: 7/28/2021

This training supports districts in training NEW Lead Evaluators of teachers in accordance with Education Law 3012-d as amended by the Laws of 2019. The focus for these sessions is to develop an in-depth knowledge of the NYS Teaching Standards, Evidence Based Observation techniques, Professional Standards for Educational Leaders and use of the state approved professional practice rubrics to anchor effective feedback. Lead evaluator training participation will be reported to districts upon completion.

54. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling Beginner [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/28/2021

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling from A-Z in a structured step-by-step fashion. Recommended for users in their first few years working with elementary schedules.

55. CRSE - The How: Intention vs. Impact

Program: Teacher in Remote Learning Environments (TRLE) - Statewide Training

Audience: n

Dates: 7/28/2021

New
How do reflect on our understanding as culturally responsive educators, apply our knowledge to our practice, and measure the impact we have on our students? This module will help you synthesize your learning from the previous CRSE modules and support your journey for continued self-learning.

56. SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part I [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/28/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of school opening readiness tasks as outlined in the Mindex Yearly Rollover checklist. Topics will include updates to custom and canned reports, homeroom assignment, adding assessments to student records, activities, faculty record updates, graduation requirements and maintenance settings for BOCES virtual locations.

57. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/28/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

58. Moving from Noob to Pro in Kami

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2021

New
Whether you are brand new to Kami, or have already been using it with your students, this session will help you use the tools to provide diverse ways to present content to your students, let them respond with their strengths, and create an interactive whiteboard in any learning environment.
Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Webinar (Synchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

59. Let's Play Kahoot!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 7/29/2021

New
This session will feature how to create and use Kahoots with your class. Kahoots are games that you can play for introducing new content, formative assessment and review. Students can play together during a live remote teaching session, or they can complete quizzes that you assign on their own time.

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $78.00
Location: Webinar

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

60. Lead Evaluator Refresher

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Principals and Teacher Evaluators

Dates: 7/29/2021

This training supports districts in training Lead Evaluators of teachers in need of a REFRESHER in accordance with Education Law 3012-d as amended by the Laws of 2019. The focus for these sessions is to review knowledge of the NYS Teaching Standards, Evidence Based Observation techniques, Professional Standards for Educational Leaders and use of the state approved professional practice rubrics to anchor effective feedback. Lead evaluator training participation will be reported to districts upon completion.

61. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling Working Session [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/30/2021

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling as a brief overview. Thereafter schedulers will work individually at their own pace to create schedules. NERIC SchoolTool Team members will be on-hand to answer questions as needed.

62. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/30/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by July 30, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

63. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 7/30/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by August 15, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

64. Google Docs for Collaboration and Meaningful Feedback

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 8/1/2021 to 8/20/2021

Location: Online

New
This course is designed for teachers who are new to Google Docs as well as those who are familiar with it but want to learn a few additional tips and tricks! In this course, we will focus on different aspects of Google Docs over a three week period, including how to create assignments, sharing permissions for Google Docs so that students can't edit your original document, monitoring student activity in a Docs assignment, using comments and suggestions to provide feedback on student assignments that will encourage revision, and using Docs to turn an assignment into a collaboration for groups of students.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $260
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

65. Book Study: Explore Like a Pirate

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/2/2021 to 8/27/2021

New
This asynchronous course will study Michael Matera's book "EXPlore Like a Pirate." This text focuses on how gamification of your classroom can enrich learning and motivate your students. You will need to purchase the book, in the format of your preference, before the course.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $130
Location: Online (Asynchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

66. Move Beyond Quizzing with Google Forms

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 8/2/2021

New
What information or data do you collect and have written in a GAJILLION places? Streamline your collection of data with Google Forms. Learn some new ways to use a form besides just for quizzing. Attendees will learn how Forms can be used to collect a plethora of information quicker, more accurately and how to gain efficiency. Some basic mechanics will be covered but attendees should be comfortable navigating within the Google Forms app.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

67. Adventures in Graphica: Using Comics and Graphic Novels to Teach Comprehension

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 8/2/2021 to 8/30/2021

Location: Online

New
How many times have you heard a student say "I don't like to read and I really don't like to write”? Well here is a chance to engage your most reluctant readers and writers in that process. We will introduce you to this popular medium and suggest sources of appropriate graphica for the classroom and for particular students. Through research based practices we will use a variety of digital platforms, as well as traditional ones, to provide a roadmap for teaching the use of graphica with students in your classrooms.

We will be referencing the text Adventures in Graphica Using Comics and Graphic Novels to Teach Comprehension, 2-6 By Terry Thompson. The text is not required, but you may want a copy to support your learning throughout the course.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $260
Location: Online

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

68. Drawing with Google Tools

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 8/3/2021

New
Want your students to draw more within Google? This session will focus on the progression from Jamboard, to Keep to Drawings, maybe a little Slides along the way, drawing all the way!

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

69. Adapting Old-School Worksheets into Interactive Assignments

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 8/3/2021 to 8/5/2021

New
The class will concentrate on helping teachers transform printable or printed worksheets into visually pleasing slides that students can manipulate and answer. Each day will be comprised of a mini lesson about a specific Google Slides topic/function, and the remainder of time will be used to help attendees utilize the concepts discussed and adapt their works into virtual assignments.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Course Type: Webinar (Synchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

70. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling Beginner [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/3/2021

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling from A-Z in a structured step-by-step fashion. Recommended for users in their first few years working with elementary schedules.

71. SchoolTool Registrar and Census [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/3/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom training will be an introductory review of best practices for entering families, contacts and students into SchoolTool. We will review various methods of enrolling students into buildings or placements and assigning applicable program services. We will also look at the various tools available to maintain and verify Census data.

72. DASA ONLINE TRAINING -- Begins August 4 and finishes August 11

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/4/2021

CLICK THE ENROLL BUTTON at the bottom of the page TO REGISTER.

DASA ONLINE TRAINING: Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination: Prevention and Intervention (Dignity for All Students Act)

This on-line training has been approved by the New York State Education Department to be completed during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.

You may begin this class on Schoology on August 4th, work at your own pace and it must be finished by midnight on August 11th, 2021. You will receive an email the morning of August 4th with an access code and directions to start your training. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your SPAM box.

Cost: $80 payable only by check or money order. Mail your payment as soon as you register.

Make checks payable to Capital Region BOCES and mail in your payment to Capital Region BOCES - DASA, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Suite 102, Albany NY 12205. You do not need to send the enrollment form, a note with your name and date of DASA is acceptable.

If you have any questions, please contact Fallon Lovrin at fallon.lovrin@neric.org.

73. Google Arts & Culture EVERYWHERE!!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 8/4/2021

New
Google Arts and Culture is one of Google's hidden treasures. This session will focus on navigating the site as well as how it can easily be embedded and incorporated into ALL curricular and content areas.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

74. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 8/4/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by August 25, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling as a brief overview. Thereafter schedulers will work individually at their own pace to create schedules. NERIC SchoolTool Team members will be on-hand to answer questions as needed.

76. SchoolTool School Counselor Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/5/2021

SchoolTool
This hands-on classroom session will cover common Guidance Counselor tasks. Topics to be covered will include SchoolTool terminology, especially the difference between the Scheduling and Counseling modules, batch selecting using advanced search criteria, and running and exporting reports. Other topics will include understanding drop/withdraw/switch differences, finding available periods and classes, using drag and drop to schedule, fixing conflicts, modifying future schedules, using the audit report to view add/drops, and alternate enrollment scheduling.

77. Ins and Outs of Google Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 8/9/2021

New
Explore the features of Google Classroom from beginning level to advanced guru. Tips & tricks, best practices and resources will be shared.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

78. All About the Google Certified Educator Exams

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 8/9/2021 to 8/23/2021

Location: Online

New
The Google Certified Educator Exams certify that educators know how to use and leverage Google tools effectively in their classroom to improve workflow and engage students. A Google Certified Educator has proven their ability to use Google products in a classroom setting and uses those products effectively in order to transform learning. If you teach in a school that uses G Suite for Education or Chromebooks, preparing for your certification exam will introduce you to new ways to use technology as a teaching tool. Earning a Google certification is also a great achievement to put on your resume as school districts are looking for teachers that know how to use Google tools effectively. Those seeking the certification often have questions about the actual exam. As a Google for Education Certified Trainer who has taken the exams multiple times, I am happy to share my experiences with you.

Whether you are preparing to take the L1 or L2 exam, you will be shown what to expect throughout the certification process. We will cover:
- How to sign up for the exam
- Tech requirements to have a successful testing experience
- What to expect before, during, and after the exam
- The format of the exam
- Test taking tips
- Where to find resources to prepare

This is a self-paced asynchronous course. Course information will be emailed on 8/9 and you will have until 8/23 to complete the course. It involves watching a series of videos & exploring resources. There will be a quiz at the end. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online

Our Data Privacy and Security Statement applies.

79. Fostering a Culture of Care Through Building Relationships

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/10/2021 to 8/11/2021

As we prepare to welcome our students and staff back to our districts, let's focus on how we can connect to one another and build strong relationships. With the demand for SEL at an all time high, now is the time to come together, share what we know and anchor ourselves in best practices. Learn how to build classroom practices and school-wide systems that nurture the social and emotional health of all members of the community. Early bird registration- $50 per person- cost will be reflected when billed.

80. IFC Graphic Organizers

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Dates: 8/10/2021

The IFC has a lot of great graphic organizers to use. This session will cover how to use them and what grade levels they could work best for.

81. SchoolTool Discipline Class [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/10/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom session will provide an introduction to the SchoolTool discipline module. This class is appropriate for new users responsible for discipline referrals and maintenance or users with some experience but who feel they could benefit from a review of discipline tasks. Topics to be covered will include creating referrals, students to see, resolving discipline entries and understanding discipline letters.

82. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 8/10/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by August 25, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

83. Nurture and Develop Student Voice with Seesaw

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teachers and admins

Dates: 8/10/2021

New
Seesaw is an inclusive platform for elementary grades that provides diverse learning opportunities and communication with families. In this course, teachers will learn how to provide accessible opportunities for students to practice sharing their voice, support students to develop their voice with multimodal journaling, and empower students to see that their voice and actions make a difference. This session will be led by a Seesaw Ambassador. Some basic knowledge of Seesaw is preferred. Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Webinar (Synchronous)

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

84. SchoolTool Foundations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Audience: New schooltool Users

Dates: 8/11/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover everything needed to get started in SchoolTool. Topics will be relevant to all users, and designed to provide a solid foundation for working efficiently in specific modules such as Attendance, Counseling or Discipline . Specific topics will include SchoolTool terminology and navigation, using the basic search to view student demographic, schedule, attendance or other information, key reports for everyday tasks as well as introduction to SchoolTool advanced search and export options.

85. SchoolTool Discipline Class [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/12/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom session will provide an introduction to the SchoolTool discipline module. This class is appropriate for new users responsible for discipline referrals and maintenance or users with some experience but who feel they could benefit from a review of discipline tasks. Topics to be covered will include creating referrals, students to see, resolving discipline entries and understanding discipline letters.

86. SchoolTool Registrar and Census [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/12/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom training will be an introductory review of best practices for entering families, contacts and students into SchoolTool. We will review various methods of enrolling students into buildings or placements and assigning applicable program services. We will also look at the various tools available to maintain and verify Census data.

87. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/12/2021

SchoolTool
This working classroom session will cover creating elementary schedules, especially student teams and homerooms. Preparation steps to get ready for the elementary scheduling season will be discussed as well as tips and tricks for building a successful master schedule. Specific topics will include school year rollover tasks refresher, scheduling/course catalog rollover, period maintenance, teaming maintenance, importing the master schedule or creating a new master schedule.

88. SchoolTool Registrar and Census [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/13/2021

SchoolTool
This classroom training will be an introductory review of best practices for entering families, contacts and students into SchoolTool. We will review various methods of enrolling students into buildings or placements and assigning applicable program services. We will also look at the various tools available to maintain and verify Census data.

89. Lead Evaluator Training

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: New Lead Evaluators

Dates: 8/16/2021

This training supports districts in training NEW Lead Evaluators of teachers in accordance with Education Law 3012-d as amended by the Laws of 2019. The focus for these sessions is to develop an in-depth knowledge of the NYS Teaching Standards, Evidence Based Observation techniques, Professional Standards for Educational Leaders and use of the state approved professional practice rubrics to anchor effective feedback. Lead evaluator training participation will be reported to districts upon completion.

90. MS Office 365 Outlook Cleanup and Organization Skills -- eMail and Calendar (Repeat)

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers.

Dates: 8/16/2021

New
Audience: Administrators, Office Staff and Teachers

During the training, we will focus on the organization, cleaning up & clearing out your MS Outlook 365 eMail and Calendar IN TANDEM. You'll learn how to work more efficiently in your email and calendar space and have best practices in place before the 2021-2022 school year.

In Calendar:
We'll get creative by using colors & Emojis and learn how to never forget a task again.

In eMail:
We'll start by organizing, cleaning up & clearing out your eMail space by making folders and nesting folders. We'll then create rules, design customized searches and move or delete emails in batches to save time. We'll finally design fun signatures and unsubscribe to those annoying/repeated emails.

This training will be repeated multiple times to fit into participants' schedules and offered Synchronously & Asynchronously.

Asynchronous responses are due by August 25, 2021.

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

91. Power + Synergy = Google App Mashup MAGIC

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/ Administrators

Dates: 8/17/2021

New
It's time to start using Google Apps together and creating MAGIC for students. Google Apps will be the focus but 3rd party integrations will also be covered.

If you wish to take this course but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). Information regarding accessing the webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email the day prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $78.00
Location: Online via Webex

Data Privacy and Security Statement: Please follow your district's data privacy and security guidelines. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of any non-district approved applications to ensure that your students' identities are properly protected. If you are unsure whether a resource is approved by the district, please contact your school. Please visit StaySafe Online for useful information. Links to sites do not imply endorsement by NERIC.

92. Lead Evaluator Refresher

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Principals and Teacher Evaluators

Dates: 8/17/2021

This training supports districts in training Lead Evaluators of teachers in need of a REFRESHER in accordance with Education Law 3012-d as amended by the Laws of 2019. The focus for these sessions is to review knowledge of the NYS Teaching Standards, Evidence Based Observation techniques, Professional Standards for Educational Leaders and use of the state approved professional practice rubrics to anchor effective feedback. Lead evaluator training participation will be reported to districts upon completion.

93. DASA ONLINE TRAINING -- Begins August 18 and finishes August 25

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/18/2021

CLICK THE ENROLL BUTTON at the bottom of the page TO REGISTER.

DASA ONLINE TRAINING: Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination: Prevention and Intervention (Dignity for All Students Act)

This on-line training has been approved by the New York State Education Department to be completed during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.

You may begin this class on Schoology on August 18th, work at your own pace and it must be finished by midnight on August 21st, 2021. You will receive an email the morning of August 18th with an access code and directions to start your training. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your SPAM box.

Cost: $80 payable only by check or money order. Mail your payment as soon as you register.

Make checks payable to Capital Region BOCES and mail in your payment to Capital Region BOCES - DASA, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Suite 102, Albany NY 12205. You do not need to send the enrollment form, a note with your name and date of DASA is acceptable.

If you have any questions, please contact Fallon Lovrin at fallon.lovrin@neric.org.

94. Mentor Training and Support

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/18/2021

New
Connect with educators from across the Capital Region for a professional learning series designed especially for new mentors.

The role of the mentor to induct and support new faculty is in valuable. In addition, mentoring is one of the best ways to demonstrate teacher leadership, improve instructional practice, and strengthen the overall teaching profession.

This learning opportunity includes a full day of in-person training and three 1 hour follow up sessions that provide on-going support throughout the year.

95. Advanced Mentor Training and Support

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/19/2021

New
Connect with educators from across the Capital Region for a professional learning series designed especially for new mentors.

The role of the mentor to induct and support new faculty is in valuable. In addition, mentoring is one of the best ways to demonstrate teacher leadership, improve instructional practice, and strengthen the overall teaching profession.

This learning opportunity includes a half day of in-person training and three 1 hour follow up sessions that provide on-going support throughout the year.

96. SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part I [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/19/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of school opening readiness tasks as outlined in the Mindex Yearly Rollover checklist. Topics will include updates to custom and canned reports, homeroom assignment, adding assessments to student records, activities, faculty record updates, graduation requirements and maintenance settings for BOCES virtual locations.

97. SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part II [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/19/2021

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a final review of school opening readiness tasks as outlined in the Mindex Yearly Rollover Checklist document. A brief review of topics covered in SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part I will be included. Additional topics will include attendance tasks, counseling tasks, grading tasks, final School Year setup tweaks and master scheduling tasks.

98. SchoolTool Attendance Clerk Overview [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/24/2021

SchoolTool
This hands-on classroom session will be a hands-on introduction to the SchoolTool attendance module. This class is appropriate for new users responsible for attendance referrals and maintenance or, users with some experience but who feel they could benefit from a review of attendance tasks. Topics to be covered will include maintaining daily attendance absences, tardies, ins/outs, useful attendance reports and understanding attendance letters.

99. SchoolTool Attendance Clerk Overview [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/24/2021

SchoolTool
This hands-on classroom session will be a hands-on introduction to the SchoolTool attendance module. This class is appropriate for new users responsible for attendance referrals and maintenance or, users with some experience but who feel they could benefit from a review of attendance tasks. Topics to be covered will include maintaining daily attendance absences, tardies, ins/outs, useful attendance reports and understanding attendance letters.

100. Fundations K- online

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 8/24/2021

New
Fundations Workshops give you a practical, how-to overview of Fundations. They focus on the knowledge and skills required to implement the program in the classroom and familiarize participants with the framework of Fundations instruction. -Understand Fundations principles of instruction, the appropriate student population, and the implementation models used -Review how Fundations materials facilitate multisensory, interactive learning -Plan a Fundations lesson and determine a weekly schedule for a unit -Practice lesson procedures and activities, reviewing unit structure and materials These workshops are appropriate for teachers beginning to use Fundations instruction in their classrooms, or teachers and administrators interested in learning about Fundations in greater detail. Link to the online session will be shared via email to registrants two days before the event. Eligible for 6 hours CTLE credit.

101. Follett Destiny Refresher Training

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Dates: 8/24/2021

This training will be an overview of Destiny 19.0 and any other questions you might have to get back into the swing of things for the upcoming school year!