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1. Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting (January 2022)

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Distance Learning Teachers and TAs

Dates: 1/28/2022

It has been another challenging school year start; but as always, you've overcome the obstacles and leveraged your skills to get students what they need. Thank you!

We invite you to join us at the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting, to allow veteran DL Practitioners (teachers and TAs), those new to the DL environment, and even those thinking about entering the DL arena for the first time to continue the conversations regarding successes, common pain points, and growing the DL program in ever changing learning environments.

Please note that due to the current situation regarding the pandemic, the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting on Friday, January 28th from 12:30 to 2:30pm will be held 100% virtually. Please register soon to hold your place. We will send out the meeting details (virtual join link) closer to the date of the meeting to those who have registered.

Please email dl@neric.org by January 26th with your topics of discussion and questions you would like covered. Once we hear from you, we will announce the topics used to launch the forum discussions.

Until we meet on the 28th, stay well!

Eileen Drescher, Melissa Boucher, Mike Sylofski, & Mary Graham-Morris

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

2. Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting (June 2022)

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Distance Learning Teachers and TAs

Dates: 6/21/2022

Location: Albany Rooms

As we come to the close of Spring 2022, we would like to thank all of you for providing amazing learning opportunities to students all across New York State!

We encourage you to join us at the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting, to allow veteran DL Practitioners (teachers and TAs), those new to the DL environment, and even those simply curious about the DL network, to continue the conversations regarding successes, common pain points, and growing the DL program in this ever changing learning environment.

The June Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting will be a hybrid event held on Tuesday, June 21st from 12:30pm to 2:30pm at NERIC - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd and virtually via Webex. For those attending in person at NERIC in Albany, we will be providing lunch at 12:00pm, so be sure to arrive by noon!

Please register soon to hold your place. We will send a survey (to indicate your preference for attending in person or virtually) and the virtual join link closer to the date of the meeting to those who have registered.

Please email dl@neric.org by June 17th with your topics of discussion and questions you would like covered during the meeting. Once we hear from you, we will announce the topics used to launch the forum discussions.

We hope to see many of you, in person or virtually, on the 21st. Until then, stay well.

-Eileen Drescher, Melissa Boucher, Mike Sylofski, & Mary Graham-Morris

NOTE: This meeting is open to DL Practitioners' from districts participating in the Full Distance Learning Program.
In this webinar the NERIC Testing Team will walk through using the NERIC Regents Answer Sheet Online Ordering System, as well as discuss Regents Data Files, Templates, Worksheet, and have time for a Q&A. If you have questions ahead of time please send them to testing@neric.org. WebEx information will be sent to registered participants.
In this webinar the NERIC Testing Team will walk through next steps after Administration. This includes scanning your answer sheets after the constructed responses have been scored, accessing reports in ASAP Scoring Software, and Data reporting in the Fall of 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year. If you have questions ahead of time please send them to testing@neric.org. WebEx information will be sent to registered participants.

5. NERIC 2023 Testing Coordinator Series - Part I

Program: NERIC: Testing

Dates: 10/13/2022

This is the first in a 4-part series designed to help district and building test coordinators with their annual responsibilities. (WebEx information will be provided to registrants) Sessions will take place on Thursdays of October 13, December 6, February 7, and June 6. Sessions will be live for 2-hours (1:00 - 3:00pm) of CTLE credit. Others can still register even if they cannot attend all sessions. Recordings will be made available to our testing listserv. Here is a breakdown of the sessions: October 13 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part I- Account Access; Determining access for Testing Services using the New Test Coordinator Flow Chart; and Communications - what to expect from NERIC and the Office of State Assessment ; and September- December Responsibilities and Schedules, and transitioning to CBT. December 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part II- December - February Responsibilities; Data Extractions ; and School Administrator Manuals February 7 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part III o- March - June Responsibilities ; Answer Sheet Printing, Shipping & Distribution; Exam Administration; Scoring, Answer Sheet Return ; and NERIC Answer Sheet Processing June 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part IV - End of Year/Summer Responsibilities ; Viewing Data Reports ; and Assessment Cleanup

6. Elevating Student Voices Discussion Series

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Pilot program with specific districts invited to attend

Dates: 10/26/2022 to 4/20/2023

Capital Region BOCES will bring high school students from across the Capital Region together to learn about the experiences of their peers and discuss critical issues together. Students will gather for three 2-hour in person sessions and conclude with a Youth Summit at Proctor's Theater in Schenectady.

7. Thought Leadership Meetings for Principals/Assistant Principals

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Component District Principals and Assistant Principals

Dates: 10/26/2022

Capital Region BOCES Educational Support Services is hosting a series of meetings to provide the opportunity for principals and assistant principals to collaborate and share ideas with peers. Receive updates on important issues that impact your role as the principal/assistant principal. The meetings will be held from 9-10 a.m. The October 26 and June 7th meetings will be in person at Capital Region BOCES. The January and March meetings will be virtual.

8. 2022 Schoolzilla User Group

Program: NERIC: Testing

Audience: BOCES, District and Building Leaders who have access to Schoolzilla

Dates: 11/2/2022

Schoolzilla users join us November 2 as we gather for our 2022 Schoolzilla User Group. Gather with other data leaders and administrators who use Schoolzilla across NYS empowering themselves and taking action steps. Here is a look at our agenda for the morning: Schoolzilla at Multiple Levels - How can you leverage this platform at all levels 9am-10am District Sharing - Panel Discussion 10:05am - 10:50am Leveraging Views and Groups - Renaissance - 10:55 - 11:30 Q & A/ Closure/Survey- 11:30-11:45 A Virtual Conference Meeting Link will be sent to all who register Questions about this session can be sent to schoolzilla@neric.org

9. Create an Escape Room in Seesaw

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/5/2022 to 12/9/2022

Escape rooms are wildly popular right now. They can be used in your classroom to combine content knowledge with 21st Century Skills such as cooperation, critical thinking, leadership, and creativity. If you're already using Seesaw as a learning platform, this session will show you how to build Escape Rooms within it. This class will run asynchronously through the week. I will be checking in periodically to answer questions and view results. Meeting dates are the start and end times of the course.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $80.00
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.

10. NERIC 2023 Testing Coordinator Series - Part II

Program: NERIC: Testing

Dates: 12/6/2022

Part II in a 4-part series designed to help district and building test coordinators with their annual responsibilities. (WebEx information will be provided to registrants) Sessions will take place on Thursdays of October 13, December 6, February 7, and June 6. Sessions will be live for 2-hours (1:00 - 3:00pm) of CTLE credit. Others can still register even if they cannot attend all sessions. Recordings will be made available to our testing listserv. Here is a breakdown of the sessions: October 13 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part I- Account Access; Determining access for Testing Services using the New Test Coordinator Flow Chart; and Communications - what to expect from NERIC and the Office of State Assessment ; and September- December Responsibilities and Schedules, and transitioning to CBT. December 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part II- December - February Responsibilities; Data Extractions ; and School Administrator Manuals February 7 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part III o- March - June Responsibilities ; Answer Sheet Printing, Shipping & Distribution; Exam Administration; Scoring, Answer Sheet Return ; and NERIC Answer Sheet Processing June 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part IV - End of Year/Summer Responsibilities ; Viewing Data Reports ; and Assessment Cleanup

11. School Counselors Virtual Series: Restorative Justice-Creating a Culture of Care

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: School Counselors

Dates: 12/8/2022

Starting Today
This one-hour session will introduce a culture of care and provide an overview of the basic principles of restorative practices in schools. Participants will understand how to engage in community building practices to build strong relationships as well as respond to conflict in a restorative way.

12. SchoolTool Security [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Audience: Database Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2022

Starting Today
SchoolTool
Topics in this webinar are appropriate for SchoolTool users tasked with maintaining user and group security as well as administrators responsible for ensuring student data privacy is protected. Critical security options such as password requirements and timeout limits will be reviewed as will reviewing permissions for each SMS group and groups for each user. Conducting a user permissions audit will be discussed as will inactivating faculty and available security reports.

13. Introduction to Pixlr

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 12/12/2022 to 1/16/2023

Starting Soon
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.

This course will now be running 12/12/22 - 1/16/23.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $265
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.

14. Digital Citizenship Resources for You and Your Students

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Aides, Assistants, Administrators

Dates: 12/12/2022

Starting Soon
This session will be an overview of Digital Citizenship; first and foremost, what it is. Then we'll discuss some resources that are available to support you as you teach your students about it. We'll also take a time out and review some digital wellness resources for teachers. (That's right--we'll focus on you for a minute!)

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $80.00
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.

15. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 12/15/2022

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.

16. NERIC Annual Awareness Day 2022

Program: NERIC Awareness Day Catalog

Audience: Educators, District Administrators and Technology Specialists

Dates: 12/16/2022

The 33nd Annual Regional Technology Awareness Day will be held on Friday, December 16, 2022 at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY.

The theme of Awareness Day 2022 is "The Road Ahead - Engaging Students to be Future Ready"

Our endnote speaker is Kevin Roose, Technology columnist for the New York Times and author of Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation . Use #TechADay on Twitter to share and follow Tech A-Day experiences! - Click here to sign up to present a breakout session!

Session openings are limited and districts will be contacted for session participation once the Awareness Day committee has made its final selections.

Please note:

*CTLE professional development credits are offered for this event to those who register here through MyLearningPlan. This registration step is the ONLY way credits can be obtained.

*In addition to registering here for CTLE credit, you must click here to register for the event on Eventbrite.

17. Educational Duct Tape: A Book Study

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 12/19/2022 to 1/8/2023

Location: Online

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Are you overwhelmed by the multitude of educational technology tools options out there? Are you not sure where to start and lacking the time to learn about every new edtech tool? Educational Duct Tape will be your guide to selecting the right tools for your classroom. Through hilariously entertaining stories about things like tater tots, bounce houses, shirt sleeves, crying grapes, and beards, Jake Miller shares his knowledge and compares tools for assessments, blogging, screencasting, audio projects, video creation, apps, infographics, and so much more. This book study will help you to overcome edtech decision paralysis and enable you to select the right tool for your classroom so that you can start using them immediately.

The purpose of this book study is to create a culture of learning and sharing as we delve into the recently published educational text Educational Duct Tape: An Edtech Integration Mindset by Jake Miller. This online collaborative environment will enable you to interact with other educators, discover additional resources, and inspire you to think differently. The format of this book study allows you to participate at times that are most convenient for you and your schedule.

Participants must have access to the book Educational Duct Tape: An Edtech Integration Mindset by Jake Miller.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $265
Course Type: Online Course

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. A Chip off The New Blocks in Google Docs

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/3/2023 to 1/31/2023

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Learn about the two newest features in Google Docs: Smart chips and Building blocks. Smart Chips allow users to include interactive layers of information and customizable dropdown menus within a Google Doc. Building Blocks such as Meeting Notes, Email Draft, and Table Templates allow you to take planning and collaboration to a whole new level.

This course is geared for teachers, administrative staff, and school leaders who use Google Docs and would like to learn about some new ways to streamline planning and collaborative processes. While much of the content will be through a non-instructional lens, time will be spent showing how these features could be applied for classroom and personal purposes.

This is a self-paced 4 module course. During each module, you will:

• Watch tutorials to learn how to access, use, and/or adapt the featured topic.

• Complete and submit a practice task that allows to apply what you have learned by creating an actual Google Doc that incorporates the features shown during the module.

You will need a personal Google account for this course. Registrants will be notified by email on the start date of the course with course access information. Please add jennifersangiacomo@gmail.com to your contacts so don't miss this information. If you don't receive course info on the course start date, please check your SPAM folder.

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.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $265.00
Course Type: Online Course (Asynchronous)

19. Robots and VR - Get to Know the Model Schools Lending Library!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/4/2023

The Model Schools Lending Library has so many options for Model Schools Districts to utilize technology in their classroom! If you want to turn up the engagement and tackle tech-infused learning, coding, and/or virtual reality field trips, come and see what we have to offer!

This course is a fun and fast-paced overview of many learning tools. Even if you know about our Lending Library, our new additions would make this course well worth your time! If you require more in-depth professional development on the specific tools you wish to borrow, that would be arranged before the borrow date. The process of requesting/borrowing equipment for Model Schools districts will also be covered.

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $80.00
Course Type: In-Person at NERIC, 900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany

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.

20. Grading for Equity-Book Study Series

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, principals, assistant principals, superintendents and others as determined by the district.

Dates: 1/4/2023 to 6/21/2023

Educational Support Services is offering a six-month book study program that will provide an overview of the history and impact of traditional grading practices, review the framework of equitable grading practices that are more accurate, bias-resistant, and motivational and discuss the impact of more equitable grading practices for teachers and their students, particularly those historically underserved. Participants will engage in case studies to guide and deepen the conversations and share ideas and practices with colleagues from across the Capital District. A total of 12 virtual meetings will be held twice monthly on the first and third Wednesdays from 4-5:30p.m. Grading for Equity book will be required for the series.

21. Breaking the Blockbuster Model: A Book Study

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/9/2023 to 1/29/2023

Location: Online

In Breaking the Blockbuster Model: Using Edtech and Accessibility to "See What's Next” in Classrooms, Nate Ridgway uses something that we all have experience with, the changing entertainment industry, to show how educators can move toward more student-centered learning, rethink traditional practices such as homework, textbooks, and grading, and create a model of teaching that opens access and equity and is relevant for today's students. Are you ready to "See What's Next” in your classroom? LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

The purpose of this book study is to create a culture of learning and sharing as we delve into this recently published educational text. This online collaborative environment will enable you to interact with other educators, discover additional resources, and inspire you to think differently. The format of this book study allows you to participate at times that are most convenient for you and your schedule.

Participants must have access to the book Breaking the Blockbuster Model: Using Edtech and Accessibility to "See What's Next” in Classrooms, by Nate Ridgway.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $265
Course Type: Online Course

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.

22. Diving Deeper in to Slides

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Administrators, teachers, support staff, related service providers

Dates: 1/9/2023

Ever wonder how to create a worksheet in Slides? Or how to create cool graphics? Or a newsletter? Or an interactive deck? This session will cover all of this and MORE!!


If you are interested in this session, but are unable to attend during the designated time, feel free to sign up and contact the instructor (virginia.bond@neric.org). An option to complete the session asynchronously will be provided after the LIVE session has occurred. All participants will be sent a video link to the session after the live session is complete. 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: $80.00
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.

23. SchoolTool Rollover - Next Year Scheduling Prep Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 1/10/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of mid-year school rollover tasks required to begin scheduling. Specific topics will include preparatory steps for the scheduling season and beginning new school year setup. A review of the SchoolTool rollover screen will be included, as will period maintenance and other maintenance setup tasks performed during the annual rollover.

24. Accessibility: Building Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Microsoft

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Educators

Dates: 1/10/2023

This session explores accessibility through several foundational concepts. Learn to create an inclusive learning environment through consideration of each accessibility principle; specifically using Microsoft and O365 tools.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $80.00
Location: Online (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.

25. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom Jan 11, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 1/11/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on January 11th from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on January 18th, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after January 18th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

26. SchoolTool Course Selections Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 1/11/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover entering student course selections (individual and batch), removing and editing course selections, as well as using the advanced search to find students with a specific course selection. Also to be covered will be useful reports for working with student course selections.

27. Pixel Art - Learning Made Fun!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/11/2023 to 1/25/2023

Are you looking to create a fun and engaging activity for your students? This course is designed for instructional staff who would like to learn a new way to engage learners of all ages. Join me in creating a Pixel Art Google Sheets activity that you can use to review any content. All you need is a pixel picture, questions, answers and a Google sheet!

During the course you will be provided with step by step instruction on how to create the activity, as well as an instructional sheet and video tutorials to refer back to for future projects. Course credit will be issued upon completion of a final project. There will be one live webinar and two hours of work on your own.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $115.00
Course Type: Blended - Synchronous Webinar and Online Course

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. School Library System Council Meeting #2

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: CRB SLS Council Members

Dates: 1/12/2023

Quarterly meeting of the School Library Council. The Council acts as the Board of Trustees in guiding the School Library System with goals, objectives and action plans. This group is represented by school librarians, administrators, public librarians, Capital District Library Council, NERIC, local University School of Library and Information programs, and members at large.

29. SchoolTool Elements of GPA Calculations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Audience: New schooltool Users

Dates: 1/13/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar is for guidance staff responsible for ensuring student class averages, honor rolls, cumulative averages and ranks are correct. It covers how to perform manual calculations to be sure the results agree with your understanding.

30. Thought Leadership Meetings for Principals/Assistant Principals

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Component District Principals and Assistant Principals

Dates: 1/18/2023

Capital Region BOCES Educational Support Services is hosting a series of meetings to provide the opportunity for principals and assistant principals to collaborate and share ideas with peers. Receive updates on important issues that impact your role as the principal/assistant principal. The meetings will be held from 9-10 a.m. The October 26 and June 7th meetings will be in person at Capital Region BOCES. The January and March meetings will be virtual.

31. SchoolTool Course Selections Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 1/19/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover entering student course selections (individual and batch), removing and editing course selections, as well as using the advanced search to find students with a specific course selection. Also to be covered will be useful reports for working with student course selections.

32. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES Component School Librarians

Dates: 1/19/2023

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. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 1/23/2023

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.

34. Try a Friendly Classroom Competition with Kahoot!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/24/2023

This session will feature how to create and use Kahoots with your class to create excitement and foster friendly competition! Kahoots work great for introducing new content, formative assessment and review. Students can play together in class individually or in teams, or you can assign the Kahoot as homework and go over results later.

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $80.00
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.

35. SchoolTool Rollover - Next Year Scheduling Prep Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 1/26/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will be a review of mid-year school rollover tasks required to begin scheduling. Specific topics will include preparatory steps for the scheduling season and beginning new school year setup. A review of the SchoolTool rollover screen will be included, as will period maintenance and other maintenance setup tasks performed during the annual rollover.

36. Elementary Librarians Round Table, with Susan Kirby-LeMon and Heidi Brower

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region Elementary School Librarians

Dates: 1/27/2023

Join your fellow elementary librarians in the Capital Region to discuss issues that impact your teaching, library, and school community.

37. Consent Building

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Teams who attended the Grading for Equity Workshop

Dates: 1/31/2023

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As a follow-up to the Grading for Equity workshop offered in September, Capital Region BOCES is offering a complementary workshop on Consent Building. Teams who attended in September are encouraged to come together once again as we address how to manage opposition to key initiatives and how to solve complex systemic problems.

38. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom February 1, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 2/1/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on February 1 from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on February 8th, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after February 8th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

39. SchoolTool Course Selections Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/2/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover entering student course selections (individual and batch), removing and editing course selections, as well as using the advanced search to find students with a specific course selection. Also to be covered will be useful reports for working with student course selections.

40. Creating and Maintaining a Thriving LGBTQIA+ Student Club

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Current and future adult advisors for GSA, QSA, Pride Alliance, SAGA, and other LGBTQIA+ - focused student clubs

Dates: 2/7/2023

This interactive workshop provides a space for new and experienced advisors to network, share ideas, and develop skills for supporting LGBTQIA+ student clubs

41. SchoolTool HS/MS Scheduling PART I & II [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/7/2023 to 3/7/2023

SchoolTool

Part I: This classroom session will cover creating schedules for secondary level students. Steps to get ready for the 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, scheduling/course catalog rollover, period maintenance, teaming, importing the master schedule or creating a new master schedule and an overview of analysis reports with special attention to the Section View and Section Load reports.

Part II: Participants attending this working session should have prior SchoolTool scheduling experience or have attended HS/MS Scheduling I class. Bring your documents for the next school year and a NERIC Coordinator will be there to provide assistance as needed.

42. NERIC 2023 Testing Coordinator Series - Part III

Program: NERIC: Testing

Dates: 2/7/2023

This is the third installation of a 4-part series designed to help district and building test coordinators with their annual responsibilities. (WebEx information will be provided to registrants) Sessions will take place on Thursdays of October 13, December 6, February 7, and June 6. Sessions will be live for 2-hours (1:00 - 3:00pm) of CTLE credit. Others can still register even if they cannot attend all sessions. Recordings will be made available to our testing listserv. Here is a breakdown of the sessions: October 13 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part I- Account Access; Determining access for Testing Services using the New Test Coordinator Flow Chart; and Communications - what to expect from NERIC and the Office of State Assessment ; and September- December Responsibilities and Schedules, and transitioning to CBT. December 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part II- December - February Responsibilities; Data Extractions ; and School Administrator Manuals February 7 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part III o- March - June Responsibilities ; Answer Sheet Printing, Shipping & Distribution; Exam Administration; Scoring, Answer Sheet Return ; and NERIC Answer Sheet Processing June 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part IV - End of Year/Summer Responsibilities ; Viewing Data Reports ; and Assessment Cleanup

43. School Counselors Virtual Series: Trauma-Informed Care

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: School Counselors

Dates: 2/8/2023

In this one-hour session, two experienced staff, Dr. Camela Hughes & Danielle Ashworth, from LaSalle School will offer information and strategies for working with children who have experienced trauma. They will also offer guidance on how to support students in recovery and healing from trauma while in school.

44. Users Group Meeting #2

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Dates: 2/9/2023

Meeting for districts' school librarians and library aides participating in Library Automation CoSer 503.000. Participants receive professional development on updates in Follett Destiny, and information related to automation services and project plans.

45. SchoolTool MS/HS Master Scheduling "Basics A to Z" PART I & II [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/9/2023 to 2/16/2023

SchoolTool

Part I: This webinar session will cover Course Catalog, schedule-related settings, Student Course Selections and related reports, building Master Schedule Sections and essential reports to analyze the Master Schedule build (2.5 hrs)

Part II of the "A-Z" series will cover options available for building schedules using the Student Schedule Builder, Builder settings and constraints, reports to assess the master schedule, and how to finalize, lock and backup your schedule. This includes the Study Hall Overlay (2.5 hrs)

A prerequisite for this course is NERIC SchoolTool Rollover and Next Year Preparation offered in December, January, and February.

46. SchoolTool Foundations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/9/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover essential concepts and skills needed to get started in SchoolTool. Specific topics will include SchoolTool terminology and navigation, and using the basic and advanced search options to view student information.

47. SchoolTool HS/MS Scheduling PART I & II [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/14/2023 to 3/14/2023

SchoolTool

Part I: This classroom session will cover creating schedules for secondary level students. Steps to get ready for the 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, scheduling/course catalog rollover, period maintenance, teaming, importing the master schedule or creating a new master schedule and an overview of analysis reports with special attention to the Section View and Section Load reports.

Part II: Participants attending this working session should have prior SchoolTool scheduling experience or have attended HS/MS Scheduling I class. Topics to be covered include running the master schedule (to include constrains and priorities), finding conflicts and using the whiteboard. Bring your documents for the next school year and a NERIC Coordinator will be there to provide assistance as needed.

48. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom February 15, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 2/15/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on February 15 from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on February 22nd, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after February 22nd before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

49. SchoolTool HS/MS Scheduling PART I & II [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 2/15/2023 to 2/22/2023

SchoolTool

Part I: This classroom session will cover creating schedules for secondary level students. Steps to get ready for the 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, scheduling/course catalog rollover, period maintenance, teaming, importing the master schedule or creating a new master schedule and an overview of analysis reports with special attention to the Section View and Section Load reports.

Part II: Participants attending this working session should have prior SchoolTool scheduling experience or have attended HS/MS Scheduling I class. Bring your documents for the next school year and a NERIC Coordinator will be there to provide assistance as needed.

50. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 2/28/2023

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.

51. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom March 1, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 3/1/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on March 1st from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on March 8th, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after March 8th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

52. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES Component School Librarians

Dates: 3/2/2023

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

53. School Library System Council Meeting #3

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: CRB SLS Council Members

Dates: 3/9/2023

Quarterly meeting of the School Library Council. The Council acts as the Board of Trustees in guiding the School Library System with goals, objectives and action plans. This group is represented by school librarians, administrators, public librarians, Capital District Library Council, NERIC, local University School of Library and Information programs, and members at large.

54. SchoolTool MS/HS Master Scheduling "Basics A to Z" PART I & II [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 3/9/2023 to 3/23/2023

SchoolTool

Part I: This webinar session will cover Course Catalog, schedule-related settings, Student Course Selections and related reports, building Master Schedule Sections and essential reports to analyze the Master Schedule build (2.5 hrs)

Part II of the "A-Z" series will cover options available for building schedules using the Student Schedule Builder, Builder settings and constraints, reports to assess the master schedule, and how to finalize, lock and backup your schedule. This includes the Study Hall Overlay (2.5 hrs)

A prerequisite for this course is NERIC SchoolTool Rollover and Next Year Preparation offered in December, January, and February.

55. SchoolTool Foundations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Audience: New schooltool Users

Dates: 3/13/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover essential concepts and skills needed to get started in SchoolTool. Specific topics will include SchoolTool terminology and navigation, and using the basic and advanced search options to view student information.

56. Thought Leadership Meetings for Principals/Assistant Principals

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Component District Principals and Assistant Principals

Dates: 3/14/2023

Capital Region BOCES Educational Support Services is hosting a series of meetings to provide the opportunity for principals and assistant principals to collaborate and share ideas with peers. Receive updates on important issues that impact your role as the principal/assistant principal. The meetings will be held from 9-10 a.m. The October 26 and June 7th meetings will be in person at Capital Region BOCES. The January and March meetings will be virtual.

57. SchoolTool Student History / Transcripts [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 3/14/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover keying-in transfer (summer school or other) student historical information for transcript purposes. Topics will include: Adding district or non-district courses and scores;; adding linked or stand-alone assessment scores; as well as reports (transcripts, completed course audit, etc.) for verifying transfer student data.

58. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom March 22, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 3/22/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on March 22nd from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on March 29, 2022.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after March 29th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

59. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 3/22/2023

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.

60. Communications Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region SLS Communication Coordinators, CRB Librarians

Dates: 3/28/2023

Quarterly meetings for SLS Communications Coordinators as mandated in NY State Education Law 90.18. Communications Coordinators are updated on topics such as NY State Education updates, technology, and Information Fluency Skills. Professional development is provided on current issues. Information is brought back to other librarians in their districts. Format determined by level of transmission.

61. Elementary Librarians Round Table, with Susan Kirby-LeMon and Heidi Brower

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region Elementary School Librarians

Dates: 3/29/2023

Join your fellow elementary librarians in the Capital Region to discuss issues that impact your teaching, library, and school community.

62. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES Component School Librarians

Dates: 3/30/2023

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

63. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom April 5, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 4/5/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on April 5th from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on April 12, 2022.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after April 12th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

64. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 4/20/2023

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.

65. SchoolTool Foundations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Audience: New schooltool Users

Dates: 4/21/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover essential concepts and skills needed to get started in SchoolTool. Specific topics will include SchoolTool terminology and navigation, and using the basic and advanced search options to view student information.

66. SchoolTool Dashboards Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 4/27/2023

SchoolTool
This hour-long webinar provides an overview of data dashboards, which is a dynamic tool available in SchoolTool that display graphs of district- and building-wide information that can be refined to teacher and student specific information. We will demonstrate how to use line charts for comparing data and the ability to drill down on specific information presented in the dashboards.

67. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES Component School Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2023

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

68. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom May 3, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 5/3/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on May 3rd from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on May 10, 2022.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after May 10th before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

69. SchoolTool School Counselor Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 5/5/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover common School Counselor tasks. A look at making scheduling changes that include understanding drop/withdraw/switch differences, contracting, finding available periods and classes, using drag and drop to schedule, using the audit report to view add/drops, grade search, reports, unlocking marking periods, and course history.

70. SchoolTool New Feature Demonstrations [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 5/11/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar reviews new SchoolTool features introduced by Mindex based on a new SchoolTool version release.

71. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 5/15/2023

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.

72. Thought Leadership Meetings for Principals/Assistant Principals

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Audience: Component District Principals and Assistant Principals

Dates: 5/17/2023

Capital Region BOCES Educational Support Services is hosting a series of meetings to provide the opportunity for principals and assistant principals to collaborate and share ideas with peers. Receive updates on important issues that impact your role as the principal/assistant principal. The meetings will be held from 9-10 a.m. The October 26 and June 7th meetings will be in person at Capital Region BOCES. The January and March meetings will be virtual.

73. Communications Coordinators Meeting #4

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region SLS Communications Coordinators, CRB Librarians

Dates: 5/18/2023

Quarterly meetings for SLS Communications Coordinators as mandated in NY State Education Law 90.18. Communications Coordinators are updated on topics such as NY State Education updates, technology, and Information Fluency Skills. Professional development is provided on current issues. Information is brought back to other librarians in their districts. Format determined by level of transmission.

74. SchoolTool Data Warehouse Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 5/19/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will provide responsible SchoolTool users with an overview of running SchoolTool data warehouse extracts required for NYS data warehousing. Topics to be covered will include types of extracts, running extracts, understanding CSV files, and the SchoolTool Validation Report.

75. SchoolTool Program Services Workshop [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 5/23/2023

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.

76. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom May 24, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 5/24/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on May 24 from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on May 31, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after May 31st before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

77. Elementary Librarians Round Table, with Susan Kirby-LeMon and Heidi Brower

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region Elementary School Librarians

Dates: 5/31/2023

Join your fellow elementary librarians in the Capital Region to discuss issues that impact your teaching, library, and school community.

78. SchoolTool Grade Advancement Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 6/1/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will present an overview 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.

79. Secondary Librarians Roundtable hosted by Melissa Gergen

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES Component School Librarians

Dates: 6/5/2023

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

80. NERIC 2023 Testing Coordinator Series - Part IV

Program: NERIC: Testing

Dates: 6/6/2023

The conclusion of our 2023 4-part series designed to help district and building test coordinators with their annual responsibilities. (WebEx information will be provided to registrants) Sessions will take place on Thursdays of October 13, December 6, February 7, and June 6. Sessions will be live for 2-hours (1:00 - 3:00pm) of CTLE credit. Others can still register even if they cannot attend all sessions. Recordings will be made available to our testing listserv. Here is a breakdown of the sessions: October 13 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part I- Account Access; Determining access for Testing Services using the New Test Coordinator Flow Chart; and Communications - what to expect from NERIC and the Office of State Assessment ; and September- December Responsibilities and Schedules, and transitioning to CBT. December 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part II- December - February Responsibilities; Data Extractions ; and School Administrator Manuals February 7 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part III o- March - June Responsibilities ; Answer Sheet Printing, Shipping & Distribution; Exam Administration; Scoring, Answer Sheet Return ; and NERIC Answer Sheet Processing June 6 - Virtual Test Coordinator Training - Part IV - End of Year/Summer Responsibilities ; Viewing Data Reports ; and Assessment Cleanup

81. YA Book Group

Program: School Support Services: Library Media Services

Audience: Capital Region BOCES School Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 6/6/2023

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.

82. DASA ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom June 14, 2023

Program: School Support Services: General Professional Development

Dates: 6/14/2023

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)

The required 6-hour training consists of two parts:

Part 1 is a 3-hour Zoom meeting that will be held on June 14th from 8am-11am. You will receive a link to the zoom meeting, via email, a day or two before the meeting date.

Part 2 is independent coursework that can be completed at your own pace. You will receive directions and a code to access this coursework via email. This coursework must be completed by the end of the day on June 21, 2023.

You must attend the Zoom meeting AND complete the required coursework to receive certification.

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.

There will be a 5-10 business day processing period beginning after June 21st before your information is sent to NYSED. Please keep this in mind when planning for your deadlines.

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

83. SchoolTool Year End Tasks Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 6/15/2023

SchoolTool
This session provides an overview of SchoolTool "year end" routines, recommended to run prior to Auto Grade Advancement. Topics include but are not limited to verifying student grades, reports used in preparation for State reporting, managing Diploma Types - adding them to student records, Graduation Requirements and Post Graduate Plans. Determining retention (reports) and retaining students will also be discussed.

84. SchoolTool Program Services Workshop [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 6/16/2023

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.

85. SchoolTool Grade Advancement Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 6/28/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will present an overview 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.

86. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/3/2023

SchoolTool
This 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.

87. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [SLLB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/3/2023

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.

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

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/5/2023 to 7/6/2023

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.

89. SchoolTool Grade Advancement [MAL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/7/2023

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.

90. SchoolTool Locker Module Overview [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/13/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar will cover managing student locker 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.

91. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/14/2023

SchoolTool
This webex will provide an A-Z overview of creating an elementary schedule. Topics will include maintenance area setup as well as Course Catalog, planning and building a Master Schedule, assigning homerooms and teams. Recommended for users in their first years of elementary scheduling as well as veteran schedules.

92. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/26/2023

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.

93. SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part I [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 7/27/2023

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.

94. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [PLT]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/1/2023

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling instruction in a A-Z structured step-by-step fashion with hands-on work time provided. Recommended for users in their first years of elementary scheduling as well as veteran schedules.

95. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [SLL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/1/2023

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling instruction in a A-Z structured step-by-step fashion with hands-on work time provided. Recommended for users in their first years of elementary scheduling as well as veteran schedules.

96. SchoolTool Census and Registrar [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/2/2023

SchoolTool
This webinar 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.

97. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [MAL]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/3/2023

SchoolTool
This session covers elementary scheduling instruction in a A-Z structured step-by-step fashion with hands-on work time provided. Recommended for users in their first years of elementary scheduling as well as veteran schedules.

98. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/9/2023

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.

99. SchoolTool Opening Readiness Part I [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/10/2023

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.

100. SchoolTool Discipline Class [ALB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/17/2023

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.

101. SchoolTool Elementary School Scheduling [WEB]

Program: NERIC: SchoolTool

Dates: 8/17/2023

SchoolTool
This webex will provide an A-Z overview of creating an elementary schedule. Topics will include maintenance area setup as well as Course Catalog, planning and building a Master Schedule, assigning homerooms and teams. Recommended for users in their first years of elementary scheduling as well as veteran schedules.