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1. Social-Emotional Learning: A New Approach (EDU 661119)

Program: Syracuse

Location: Syracuse NYSUT Regional Office (East Syracuse, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/1/2016 to 10/29/2016

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EDU 661119 SUNY Empire State College
This course will introduce participants to the concepts of emotional intelligence and the importance of incorporating social-emotional learning in the classroom in order to create academic environments that cultivate caring, empathic and successful students. Through research-based activities, participants will develop strategies to teach to the "whole child", learn ways to motivate and engage students and promote positive interactions amongst students in order to increase academic achievement.

Three Required Texts:The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom 1st Edition, ISBN #13: 978141291481, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, ISBN #13: 9781934441152 & The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education Paperback 2014, ASIN: #B010EVNDP8

2. Online Session II - Developing Innovators and Innovation Skills (EDU 661113) - Section 1

Program: Online Courses

Location: Online Courses (, ) - N/A - 10 week online course

Audience: Teacher

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 9, 2016)

Location: N/A - 10 week online course

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EDU 661113 SUNY Empire State College
Course dates 10/3/16-12/9/16
This course focuses on developing innovation capabilities in students by exploring the discovery skills of associating, questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting. Participants learn how to create a culture of innovation and provide learning opportunities that promote perseverance, encourage curiosity, and ignite intrinsic motivation. Participants explore resources, strategies, and ideas for designing content-based lessons that incorporate discovery skills and foster the behaviors students need to be innovation-ready.

Registration deadline is 9/28/16 and course runs 10 weeks. Participants should log in daily to review and check assignments.

Required Text: The Innovator's DNA Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, ISBN #9781422134818

tuition includes $20 tech. fee

3. New Member Seminar - Classroom Management

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/5/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Learn how to establish a framework for developing a personal system of classroom management that includes organizing the classroom to facilitate learning and enhancing the competence of all students. This seminar will model and investigate several conditions that are integral to an effectively managed classroom. (2 hours)

4. New Member Seminar - Strategies for Student Engagement

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/6/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

This seminar addresses one of the most critical instructional practice upon which student success is based. Teachers new to the profession may be challenged in how to plan for this in their everyday teaching. The seminar will focus on strategies that will help them sustain wonder, enthusiasm and perseverance. This seminar will provide a practical model for understanding what our students want and need in their classrooms. (2 hours)

5. Inclusion: Education for All K-12 (UNY 729)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Adelphi Univ Garden City Campus (Garden City, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/8/2016 to 10/23/2016

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UNY 729 Adelphi University
Designed for both special education and general education teachers at all grade levels, this course introduces participants to the process of planning for an inclusive classroom. Participants learn:
(1) the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act,
(2) the collaborative process for designing and implementing curriculum and instruction for all inclusive classrooms,
(3) how to modify curriculum, instruction, and assessment across the content areas, and
(4) how to develop the social skills of students.

Required Text: Inclusive Classroom, The Strategies for Effective Instruction, ISBN #9780132659857, 5th edition
Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

Approved by NYS Education Department for Students with Disabilities (SWD). Individuals pursuing this additional certificate will apply on their own to the State Education Department, must pass Content Specialty Test for Students with Disabilities and the 3-hour autism workshop.



6. Activating a Motivated and Engaged Brain: The SEEKING System (EDU 661118)

Program: Western NY

Location: Lockport High School (Lockport, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/11/2016 to 11/10/2016

EDU 661118 Empire State College
This course focuses on improving student attention, engagement, and perseverance, by activating the innate SEEKING System that drives the motivated brain. Participants examine the brain science that underlies each processing network of motivation, memory, and higher-level thinking. They learn to design lessons and incorporate activators (or strategies) that support each processing level and maximize the SEEKING System of the motivated brain.

Required Text:The Motivated Brain: Improving Student Attention, Engagement, and Perseverance, ISBN #9781416620488

7. Activating a Motivated and Engaged Brain: The SEEKING System (EDU 661118)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Mt. Pleasant Blythdale (Valhalla, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/13/2016 to 10/30/2016

EDU 661118 SUNY Empire State College
This course focuses on improving student attention, engagement, and perseverance, by activating the innate SEEKING System that drives the motivated brain. Participants examine the brain science that underlies each processing network of motivation, memory, and higher-level thinking. They learn to design lessons and incorporate activators (or strategies) that support each processing level and maximize the SEEKING System of the motivated brain.

Sponsored by Hudson River Teacher Center and they collect a $40 site fee.

8. Curricular Assessment and Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities (EDUC 516M)

Program: Long Island - Suffolk

Location: Ward Melville High School (Setauket, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/14/2016 to 11/5/2016

EDUC 516M Mercy College
This course is designed to develop the conceptual and technical skills required by teachers to help them implement meaningful instructional and behavioral strategies for effective learning by students with disabilities. Students will develop the professional skills necessary for the observation and assessment of behavior.
In addition, students will learn to plan, implement, and evaluate behavior management programs for individual students in a variety of learning environments.
Students who have previously taken EDUC 654M Behavior Management are not eligible to receive graduate credit for EDUC 516M.

Two Required Text(s): Assessing Learners with Special Needs An Applied Approach 8th edition, ISBN #9780133846591 & Functional Assessment: Strategies to Prevent and Remediate Challenging Behavior in School Settings, 4th edition, ISBN #9780133570854. Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

Approved by NYS Education Department for Students with Disabilities (SWD). Individuals pursuing this additional certificate will apply on their own to the NYS Ed. Dept., must pass the Content Specialty Test for Students with Disabilities as well as complete the 3-hour autism workshop.

IMPORTANT:
Students are not eligible to register for a Mercy sponsored course through NYSUT ELT or UFT if:

-they have already completed 15 Mercy College credits through NYSUT ELT or UFT,
-they are currently matriculated into a Mercy College degree or Advanced Certificate Program,
-they are on a financial hold with Mercy College, or
-they were academically dismissed by Mercy College.
ELT is not responsible for reimbursement of tuition for students who register for any Mercy courses if they meet any of the above criteria.

9. Inclusion: Education for All K-12 (UNY 729)

Program: Long Island - Suffolk

Location: Ward Melville High School (Setauket, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/14/2016 to 11/5/2016

UNY 729 Adelphi University
Designed for both special education and general education teachers at all grade levels, this course introduces participants to the process of planning for an inclusive classroom. Participants learn:
(1) the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act,
(2) the collaborative process for designing and implementing curriculum and instruction for all inclusive classrooms,
(3) how to modify curriculum, instruction, and assessment across the content areas, and
(4) how to develop the social skills of students.

Required Text: Inclusive Classroom, The Strategies for Effective Instruction, ISBN #9780132659857, 5th edition
Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

Approved by NYS Education Department for Students with Disabilities (SWD). Individuals pursuing this additional certificate will apply on their own to the State Education Department, must pass Content Specialty Test for Students with Disabilities and the 3-hour autism workshop.



10. Assessment for Student Learning (EDU 678)

Program: Long Island - Suffolk

Location: East Islip High School (Islip Terrace, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/15/2016 to 11/19/2016

EDU 678 The College of Saint Rose
This course explores current research in assessment to understand the connections among subject matter knowledge, state and national standards, and assessment in the K-12 classroom. Participants link state and national standards to curriculum and state-mandated assessments; create teacher-made tests that target different ability levels and exceptional-need students; design and apply rubrics; and to examine and develop different types of assessment tools.

Required Text: How to Assess Authentic Learning, 5th ed.,ISBN# 9781412962797. Supplement available as a download on MLP.

11. Building Communication and Teamwork in Schools (UNY 704)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Hempstead Classroom Teachers' Association (Hempstead, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/15/2016 to 12/3/2016

UNY 704 Adelphi University
This course equips experienced and beginner educators with the essential knowledge and skills in five areas necessary to foster an emotionally engaging classroom: leadership, communication and listening, positive thinking, student support, and team building. Collectively, these skills are at the center of what makes excellent teachers successful and what allows students of all abilities and backgrounds to thrive.

Required Text: Available as an electronic download through ELT for purchase price of $65. Payment due at time of registration and is included in tuition price. DIRECTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE START DATE. Participants may print materials prior to class or bring laptop/ipad to access text online during class.

12. Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners (UNY 703)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Farmingdale High School (Farmingdale, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/15/2016 to 12/3/2016

UNY 703 Adelphi University
This course equips experienced and beginner educators with current, research-validated concepts and strategies for orchestrating classroom life and learning. Participants explore: classroom climate, physical environment, rules and procedures, momentum and flow, positive behavior, responses to misbehavior, parental involvement, and personal resilience.Two Required Texts: Discipline and Learning Styles: An Educator's Guide, ISBN #9781935340850 and the second is available as an electronic download through ELT for purchase price of $65. Payment due at time of registration and is included in tuition price. DIRECTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE START DATE. Participants may print materials prior to class or bring laptop/ipad to access text online during class.

Sponsored by Farmingdale Federation of Teachers.

13. Middle Level Education: Foundations for the Middle Years (EDC 679)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Baldwin High School (Baldwin, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/15/2016 to 11/19/2016

EDC 679 The College of Saint Rose
This course is an all encompassing course that addresses myriad concerns that emerge for early adolescents as they bridge the gap between elementary school and senior high school. Delineated in the course work are robust definitions about middle level education as a particular and unique aspect of k12 schooling. In describing who that middle level student is, characteristics are described, critical transformations are explained and generalizations emerge for the middle level educator. In addition, attention is given to six critical attributes of the traditional middle school concept including: clustering students (houses or families), core teaching teams, blocks of time, advisor/advisee program, interdisciplinary curriculum, and a recent addition to the original elements, peer mediation. In closing, the course highlights the varied, yet critical roles of middle level advocates from teachers and parents to administrators and community leaders.

Required Text: What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, ISBN #9780325057552.

Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

Sponsored by Baldwin Teacher Center & they collect a $30 site fee.

14. Social-Emotional Learning: A New Approach (EDU 661119)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES (Yorktown Heights, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/18/2016 to 12/6/2016

EDU 661119 SUNY Empire State College
This course will introduce participants to the concepts of emotional intelligence and the importance of incorporating social-emotional learning in the classroom in order to create academic environments that cultivate caring, empathic and successful students. Through research-based activities, participants will develop strategies to teach to the "whole child", learn ways to motivate and engage students and promote positive interactions amongst students in order to increase academic achievement.

Three Required Texts:The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom 1st Edition, ISBN #13: 978141291481, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, ISBN #13: 9781934441152 & The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education Paperback 2014, ASIN: #B010EVNDP8

Sponsored by Hudson River Teacher Center and they collect a $40 site fee.

15. New Member SRP Seminar - The ABCs of Being a Paraprofessional

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 10/19/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Being a school-related professional in today's society requires many skills to become an integral part of school-wide success. In this seminar participants will identify the knowledge and skills they already bring to their job, distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of the SRP and classroom teacher, and demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical standards, including confidentiality. (2 hours)

16. Cooperative Learning for Students with Special Needs (SED 661)

Program: Western NY

Location: Jamestown NYSUT Regional Office (Jamestown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/20/2016 to 11/8/2016

SED 661 The College of Saint Rose
This course focuses on promoting student achievement and development in a collaborative learning community. Communication skills for effective teaching in an inclusive or special education setting are described, modeled and then practiced by course participants. Through the lens of cooperative learning, participants will focus on the following topics: curriculum development, planning and behavior management, instructional planning, and differentiating instruction. Improving students' social competence and the acquisition of functional living skills will be explored. In addition, participants will demonstrate effective collaboration among teachers and other professionals and discover ways to establish partnerships with families and community.

Two Required Text(s): Cooperative Learning: Integrating Theory & Practice, ISBN# 9781412940481 & Cooperative Learning in the Classroom: Putting it into Practice, ISBN# 9781412923804

Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

Approved by NYS Education Department for Students with Disabilities (SWD). Individuals pursuing this additional certificate will apply on their own to the State Education Department, must pass Content Specialty Test for Students with Disabilities and the 3-hour autism workshop.

17. Seminar - Positive Parent-Teacher Communication

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/20/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

This seminar engages educators in reviewing the benefits of having consistent and positive Parental/Guardian Involvement and Communication. The seminar will address the following topics: Tips for Developing Positive Relationships with Parents, Importance of Effective and Timely Communication, Communicating via phone, email, website (effective conversations v. unproductive ones), writing referrals, What are effective ways to have face-to-face conversations/conferences with parents. (3 hours)

18. Successful Teaching for the Acceptance of Responsibility (STAR) (EDU 691)

Program: Southern Tier

Location: Brookvale Community Hall (Binghamton, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/21/2016 to 11/19/2016

EDU 691 The College of Saint Rose
This course assists educators in creating learning environments that model, invite, and teach responsible behavior. Participants practice strategies and techniques that foster self-awareness and responsibility and eliminate "learned helplessness" in students. Topics include: coping with irresponsible behaviors in respectful ways; preventing power struggles; avoiding "enabling behavior"; and encouraging students to assume responsibility for their school experience.

Two Required Texts: Teacher Talk: What it Really Means, ISBN #9780961604622 and the second available as an electronic download through ELT for purchase price of $65. Payment due at time of registration and is included in tuition price. DIRECTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE START DATE. Participants may print materials prior to class or bring laptop/ipad to access text online during class.

19. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Utica

Location: New Hartford -Utica NYSUT Regional Office (New Hartford, NY) [map]

Dates: 10/22/2016

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

20. New Member Seminar - Parent-Teacher Conference

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/26/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

The seminar uses videos, handouts and discussion points to help teachers prepare for a conference with parents. The seminar also helps establish or improve communication involving the teacher, student and parents. (2 hours)

21. Social-Emotional Learning: A New Approach (EDU 661119)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Eastchester High School (Eastchester, NY)

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/27/2016 to 11/19/2016

EDU 661119 SUNY Empire State College
This course will introduce participants to the concepts of emotional intelligence and the importance of incorporating social-emotional learning in the classroom in order to create academic environments that cultivate caring, empathic and successful students. Through research-based activities, participants will develop strategies to teach to the "whole child", learn ways to motivate and engage students and promote positive interactions amongst students in order to increase academic achievement.

Three Required Texts:The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom 1st Edition, ISBN #13: 978141291481, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, ISBN #13: 9781934441152 & The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education Paperback 2014, ASIN: #B010EVNDP8

Sponsored by Teacher Institute of Lower Westchester and they collect a $40 site fee.

22. Seminar - Educators Valuing Diversity

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/27/2016

Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Many school districts nationwide are experiencing rapid growth in the number of students of color, culturally and linguistically diverse students, and students from low-income families. All is not well, however, in these rapidly transitioning schools. Some teachers, administrators, and parents view their schools' increasing diversity as a problem rather than an opportunity. Rapidly changing demographics demand that we engage in a vigorous, ongoing, and systemic process of professional development to prepare all educators in the school to function effectively in a highly diverse environment. (2 hours)

23. Literacy Instruction in the Elementary Classroom (EDU 661115)

Program: Western NY

Location: Williamsville NYSUT Regional Office (Williamsville, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/28/2016 to 11/13/2016

EDU 661115 - SUNY Empire State College

Teaching all children to read is a critical responsibility of our elementary teachers. In this course, participants will learn and share the knowledge and skills they will need to be highly effective elementary teachers of literacy. The course will integrate what we have known is good teaching of literacy in the past and will expand the teachers' skills needed to meet the NYS P-12 Common core Learning Standards (CCLS). The inclusion of diverse students with various needs requires teachers of today to team with other professionals to plan and create an instructional environment that teaches all students to read.

24. Social-Emotional Learning: A New Approach (EDU 661119)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Baldwin Middle School (Baldwin, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/29/2016 to 11/19/2016

EDU 661119 SUNY Empire State College
This course will introduce participants to the concepts of emotional intelligence and the importance of incorporating social-emotional learning in the classroom in order to create academic environments that cultivate caring, empathic and successful students. Through research-based activities, participants will develop strategies to teach to the "whole child", learn ways to motivate and engage students and promote positive interactions amongst students in order to increase academic achievement.

Three Required Texts:The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom 1st Edition, ISBN #13: 978141291481, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, ISBN #13: 9781934441152 & The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education Paperback 2014, ASIN: #B010EVNDP8

Sponsored by Baldwin Teachers Center and they collect a $30 site fee.

25. Social-Emotional Learning: A New Approach (EDU 661119)

Program: Syracuse

Location: Syracuse NYSUT Regional Office (East Syracuse, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/5/2016 to 12/10/2016

EDU 661119 SUNY Empire State College
This course will introduce participants to the concepts of emotional intelligence and the importance of incorporating social-emotional learning in the classroom in order to create academic environments that cultivate caring, empathic and successful students. Through research-based activities, participants will develop strategies to teach to the "whole child", learn ways to motivate and engage students and promote positive interactions amongst students in order to increase academic achievement.

Three Required Texts:The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom 1st Edition, ISBN #13: 978141291481, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, ISBN #13: 9781934441152 & The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education Paperback 2014, ASIN: #B010EVNDP8

26. Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners (UNY 703)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Harrison Association of Teachers (Harrison, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/5/2016 to 11/13/2016

UNY 703 Adelphi University
This course equips experienced and beginner educators with current, research-validated concepts and strategies for orchestrating classroom life and learning. Participants explore: classroom climate, physical environment, rules and procedures, momentum and flow, positive behavior, responses to misbehavior, parental involvement, and personal resilience.Two Required Texts: Discipline and Learning Styles: An Educator's Guide, ISBN #9781935340850 and the second is available as an electronic download through ELT for purchase price of $65. Payment due at time of registration and is included in tuition price. DIRECTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE START DATE. Participants may print materials prior to class or bring laptop/ipad to access text online during class.

Sponsored by the Harrison Assoc. of Teachers and they collect a $45 site fee.

27. New Member Seminar - Understanding English Language Learners (ELLs)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/9/2016

New
WKS PROF56
Today, there are more than five million English language learners (ELLs) in US schools representing more than 400 different language backgrounds. This seminar focuses on understanding the stages of verbal acquisition and identifying variables that influence the language acquisition process for ELLs. Strategies that have been shown to successfully engage ELLs are examined and instructional and assessment accommodations are demonstrated. New Member Seminar - Geared for teachers with 1-3 years teaching experience. (2 hours)

28. Creative Controversy (UNY 706)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Adelphi Univ Garden City Campus (Garden City, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/11/2016 to 11/20/2016

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UNY 706 Adelphi University
This course teaches participants how to use controversy to support the pedagogical shifts demanded by the NYS P-12 Common Core Learning Standards and to prepare students who are College and Career Ready in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language use.

Participants will learn how to structure academic controversies in their classroom using the Johnson's Five Step Process. This process uses academic controversy to teach students how to build content knowledge using informational texts to construct arguments based on close readings of increasingly complex texts, to shift perspectives on controversial issues, and to write reasoned reports that synthesize the best arguments from two points of view.

Participants will learn how to select and use structured intellectual controversies that will: increase student engagement, intellectual curiosity, motivation to learn, leadership, decision-making, communication, and conflict management skills. Participants will increase their understanding of how to use cooperative learning with their students to teach the social skills of participation, cooperation, and consensus.

Required Text: Creative Controversy,
Please use the link below to order the textbook for this course only.
www.co-operation.org/books/


29. Activating a Motivated and Engaged Brain: The SEEKING System (EDU 661118)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2016 to 12/10/2016

EDU 661118 SUNY Empire State College
This course focuses on improving student attention, engagement, and perseverance, by activating the innate SEEKING System that drives the motivated brain. Participants examine the brain science that underlies each processing network of motivation, memory, and higher-level thinking. They learn to design lessons and incorporate activators (or strategies) that support each processing level and maximize the SEEKING System of the motivated brain.

Sponsored by TILW Teacher Institute of Lower Westchester and they collect a $50 site fee.

30. Activating a Motivated and Engaged Brain: The SEEKING System (EDU 661118)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Baldwin High School (Baldwin, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2016 to 12/17/2016

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EDU 661118 SUNY Empire State College
This course focuses on improving student attention, engagement, and perseverance, by activating the innate SEEKING System that drives the motivated brain. Participants examine the brain science that underlies each processing network of motivation, memory, and higher-level thinking. They learn to design lessons and incorporate activators (or strategies) that support each processing level and maximize the SEEKING System of the motivated brain.

Sponsored by Baldwin Teacher Center and they collect a $30 site fee.

31. Multiple Intelligences: Theory & Practice (SED 672)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Oceanside Jewish Center (Oceanside, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/13/2016 to 12/18/2016

SED 672 The College of Saint Rose
This course translates the research of Howard Gardner into practical, dynamic, and motivational teaching strategies. Participants learn how Gardner derived his theory, the definitions of the eight intelligences, and how these intelligences can be developed in students at all grade levels. The course provides participants practical strategies for awakening all of the eight intelligences, techniques for developing them, and tools to structure lessons and units that incorporate all of the multiple intelligences.

Required Text: Eight Ways of Knowing: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, ISBN #9781575171180. Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

$30 site fee to be collected by instructor

32. 3 Hour Seminar - Videotaping Classroom Practices for Feedback, Evaluation and Professional Growth

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/15/2016

New
This seminar examines the personal benefits a teacher may gain through self-reflection of one's teaching practice using a videotaped classroom lesson. By taking a critical look through the "eyes of an observer", a teacher can personally assess his/her practice using any evaluation rubric. This self-assessment helps teachers to distinguish levels of their effectiveness and document improvement in practice over time. Through interactive activities, participants consider the planning required to capture evidence of one's practice aligned to state teaching standards and identify WHAT aspects of their teacher practice they wish to capture on video along with HOW to best showcase in their classes, including artifacts. (3 hours)

33. New Member SRP Seminar - The IEP: Supporting Student Instruction

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 11/16/2016

New
Being a school-related professional today requires many skills to become an integral part of school-wide success. In this seminar participants will become familiar with the special education process, terms/concepts, and learn what is in an IEP and how it impacts an SRP's role in supporting student instruction. (2 hours)

34. Seminar - Co-teaching

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/17/2016

New
Co-teaching is a strategy that involves professionals working together in classrooms to improve student learning. However, considerable confusion still exists regarding its structure, administration, and effectiveness. This seminar will offer those who are (a) developing co-teaching programs and/or (b) refining the quality of their programs, research-based information on how to create effective programs, address sustainability, conduct program evaluation, and discuss issues common in co-teaching. (3 hours)

35. H & S SRP Seminar - Engaging the Disruptive Student

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 11/29/2016

New
What can you do when you have students who disrupt the learning your classroom? This seminar will discuss the many strategies to enhance personal effectiveness with disruptive students and get students learning back on track. (3 hours)

36. New Member Seminar - 21st Century Skills for Teachers

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/30/2016

New
This seminar is designed to address one of the NYS Teaching Standards priorities by helping teachers understand that knowledge is expanding at a more rapid rate than ever anticipated. Information and communication are changing how we teach and how students learn. Routine skills are no longer the basis for the workplace or the classroom. The seminar will emphasize that today's students and teachers must be able to communicate, share, and use information in a number of diverse ways. We will discover together that using information and solving complex problems as we adapt and innovate to a changing work environment is critical to student success in our world. Technology and problem solving skills will be defined as successful learning and the participants will develop strategies to share those skills with their students. (2 hours)

37. Seminar - Differentiated Instruction: Connecting with All Learners

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Dates: 12/1/2016 to 12/8/2016

New
This session raises awareness of research that supports instructional differentiation and examines the basic elements of two differentiation models. The seminar addresses the planning, teaching, and learning aspects of differentiated instruction that all teachers may experience. Connections between the NYS Learning Standards across content areas and the NYS Teaching Standards will also be explored. This is a 6 Hour Training. Participants must be able to attend both sessions. (6 hours - two 3 hour sessions)

38. Multiple Intelligences: Theory & Practice (SED 672)

Program: Western NY

Location: Williamsville NYSUT Regional Office (Williamsville, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/2/2016 to 12/18/2016

SED 672 The College of Saint Rose
This course translates the research of Howard Gardner into practical, dynamic, and motivational teaching strategies. Participants learn how Gardner derived his theory, the definitions of the eight intelligences, and how these intelligences can be developed in students at all grade levels. The course provides participants practical strategies for awakening all of the eight intelligences, techniques for developing them, and tools to structure lessons and units that incorporate all of the multiple intelligences.

Required Text: Eight Ways of Knowing: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, ISBN #9781575171180. Books can be purchased at your favorite bookstore.

39. Seminar - Educating English Language Learners in Elementary Classrooms

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/6/2016

New
Elementary teachers are uncertain as to what to expect from English learners in their classrooms at different stages of verbal acquisition and proficiency levels. In this seminar, participants have the opportunity to investigate supports and modifications found successful at engaging the ELLs in learning. Taking this knowledge to the next level, participants apply what was learned to lesson planning. (3 hours)

40. H&S SRP Seminar - Disability Awareness

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/7/2016

New
SRPs often work with students who are identified as having one of the categories. This seminar will provide participants with a general understanding of the thirteen disability categories and key concepts related to the education of students with disabilities. Participants will experience what it is like to have a disability and learn strategies for improving student learning and behavior. Health & Safety Seminar (3 hours)

41. 6 Hour Seminar - Maximizing the Learning Environment: Effective Group Management

Program: Capital District/Northern New York

Location: Plattsburgh NYSUT Regional Office (Plattsburgh, NY) [map]

Dates: 12/10/2016

Effective classroom management is key to creating a positive and productive learning environment. This seminar will highlight how instructional planning and design impacts student behavior. We will look at ways to maximize student work involvement by exploring strategies that engage students and holds them accountable for their behavior and learning. Participants will assess their group management skills, modify or create a lesson that includes strategies to develop and maintain group focus, explore instructional considerations of effective group management, such as with-it-ness, valance, smoothness and momentum, and avoiding satiation. Seminar activities integrate the research that supports the concepts.

42. Seminar - Guiding Struggling Readers

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/13/2016

New
Becoming a competent reader and writer is essential for student success. The Balanced Literacy Approach begins with reading aloud and continues until students have developed the strategies to become independent readers. Along the way, those students who are struggling with reading must be guided. This seminar will identify the behaviors of struggling readers and suggest strategies needed to assist students in comprehending narrative and expository text. This program will discuss strategies to improve student literacy. Finally, how they can be implemented in classroom instruction to help struggling readers self-monitor their reading. (3 hours)

43. New Member Seminar - Constructivist Teaching & Learning

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers with 5 years or less experience in the classroom

Dates: 12/14/2016

New
This seminar will address one of the priorities of the NYS Teaching Standards. Teachers must consider how each student learns. Understanding how what Constructivist Teaching and Learning means in the classroom. Teachers must implement a variety of instructional strategies. Participants will explore how students learn when they "build"½½½ the learning for themselves. When students are asked to classify, analyze, predict and create, they begin to think critically and ask questions in order to understand the complex material presented to them in school and in the world. (2 hours)

44. Seminar - Including English Learners: The Key to Academic Success

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/15/2016

New
With so much attention focused on helping English learners meet grade-level expectations, teachers are looking for what works. In this seminar, participants explore four research-based recommendations to assist English learners in meeting the NYS Learning Standards. For each recommendation, participants will see a real-life classroom example and experience a hands-on activity of how to apply the recommendations for different grade levels and content areas. (3 hours)

45. Seminar - Enhancing Our Understanding of Students with Disabilities (SWDs) in the Standards-based Classroom

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/10/2017

New
This seminar is intended for general education teachers who have students with disabilities (SWDs) in their classrooms. Participants will examine how to address the ELA/literacy and math instructional shifts by understanding the supports needed to ensure equal access to instruction. They will also develop criteria needed for standards-based alignment of IEP goals that ensure student success within their classrooms. Each participant will need a copy of the NYS ELA/Literacy and Math Standards. (3 hours)

46. New Member SRP Seminar - Aim High: A Proactive Environment for Student Achievement

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's with 5 years or less experience in the classroom

Dates: 1/11/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Ending the achievement gap requires addressing all factors that influence the achievement and behavior of students including: classroom learning, school climate, and motivation theory. In this seminar, participants will learn that a positive educational environment is a major ingredient of effective schools. Participants will examine research-based techniques that empower "at risk" students, decrease problem behavior, and improve student achievement in general. When the climate is comfortable, the likelihood for success is greatly increased. (2 hours)

47. Seminar - Understanding the Role of Formative Assessment

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/12/2017

New
The role of data literacy and summative and formative assessments in the classroom is a critical one. This seminar will help teachers understand these assessment methods and when to use them to gather accurate information about student achievement. (3 hours)

48. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Utica

Location: New Hartford -Utica NYSUT Regional Office (New Hartford, NY) [map]

Dates: 1/14/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

49. SRP Seminar - Bully, Bullied or Bystander

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 1/17/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Bullying has been around since schools were established. Bullying affects everyone in a school and has been blamed for poor self-esteem, suicide, and school shootings. This seminar is designed to help school-related professionals understand what bullying is and how it impacts the lives of every member of a school community. Through discussion, hands-on learning and reflection, we will cover the types of bullying and strategies to decrease or eliminate bullying. (3 hours) **This seminar does not fulfill the Dignity Act (DASA) mandate.

50. Seminar - Collegial Inquiry: A Focus on Protocols

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/24/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Protocols are the vehicles for building the skills and culture necessary for collaborative teamwork and are a powerful opportunity to learn with and from one another within a collaborative environment. Protocols consist of agreed upon guidelines and work to build trust among team members by doing substantive work. Protocols offer the opportunity for educators to engage in an insightful conversation about teaching and learning. (3 hours)

51. SRP H & S Seminar - Supporting Students with Autism

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 1/25/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Ending the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers requires addressing the essential factors that can influence their success. This three-hour training provides up-to-date information on the clinical and associated features of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Attention will be given to how these features manifest themselves and present unique instructional and learning challenges within educational settings. The seminar goes beyond the core features of the disorders and covers evidence-based, pro-active strategies for helping children and adolescents with ASDs succeed in schools today. (3 hours)

52. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Capital District/Northern New York

Location: NYSUT Headquarters (Latham, NY) [map]

Dates: 1/28/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

53. Seminar - Instructional Supports for English Language Learners

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/2/2017 to 2/9/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

English Language Learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing student population in schools, and they must be considered when NYS ELA/Literacy and Math Standards are being implemented. Geared for general education teachers, this seminar will help participants design effective content-area instruction while they explore research-based strategies, instructional guidelines and resources for helping ELLs succeed. (6 hours - two 3 hour sessions)

54. Seminar - Reading Comprehension: Understanding Text Structures

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Dates: 2/7/2017

New
Today's high school students tend to be very good at identifying elements of the narrative and comprehending the story. However, when other text structures such as expository or cause and effect are utilized, many students struggle with comprehension. This seminar analyzes six expository text structures and offers keys to developing the reader confidence students need to be successful in all subject areas. (3 hours)

55. SRP H & S Seminar - Addressing Aggressive Behavior in Schools

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 2/8/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Special needs students experience many challenges and frustrations in the classroom. Their response is often to resist efforts of teachers and SROs to support and guide them. This resistance may be shown in mild or passive ways, or in more active ways, such as acting out anger and aggression through outbursts, tantrums, or throwing things. This seminar will focus on strategies for managing the behavior of students who act out, especially in more aggressive and disruptive ways. Participants will discuss the need to teach students to take responsibility for their own behavior, review a plan for ensuring they have the knowledge and skills to successfully change their behaviors, and practice strategies for addressing specific misbehaviors. Confrontation strategies and strategies such as redirection, cause and effect, and overcorrection will be explored and practiced. (3 hours)

56. SRP Seminar - Our World, Our Students

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 2/15/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

This seminar explores how to become familiar with students' cultural abilities and needs in order to create a more conducive learning environment. In addition, the program will engage educators in discussing the importance of involving all students in the learning process while demonstrating how they can use cultural connections to assist students in appreciating each other's strengths. (3 hours)

57. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Capital District/Northern New York

Location: NYSUT Headquarters (Latham, NY) [map]

Dates: 2/18/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

58. Seminar - Autism Spectrum Disorder: Adjusting the Educational Image (WKS PROF 71)

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/28/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Ending the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers requires addressing the essential factors that can influence their success. This three-hour training provides up-to-date information on the clinical and associated features of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), including Asperger's Disorder. Attention will be given to how these disorders manifest themselves and present unique instructional and learning challenges within education settings. The seminar goes beyond the core features of the disorder and covers evidence-based proactive strategies for helping children and adolescents with ASDs succeed in school. This seminar fulfills the state requirements for the three-hour Autism Training in the Needs of Children with Autism pursuant to Sections 3004(4) and (5) of the Education Law and Subpart 57-3 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. (3 hours)

59. SRP H & S Seminar - Dealing with Difficult Students in the School Environment

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Dates: 3/1/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

This seminar will offer strategies for dealing with students who exhibit chronic and extreme misbehavior, including violence. Participants will learn what motivates students to misbehave, intervention techniques to use at the moment of misbehavior, how to avoid and defuse confrontations, and ways to reinforce desirable behavior. (3 hours)

60. Seminar - Winning Over the Challenging Student

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2017 to 4/6/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Based on the work of Kay Burke, William Glasser, Robert Marzano, and others, this program identifies reasons behind students' lack of motivation and commitment. Participants explore classroom activities and strategies that contribute to a more positive learning environment and create lessons that encourage students to make appropriate choices regarding their learning. (15 hours)

61. SRP Seminar - Increasing Comprehension of ELLs

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 3/8/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Participants will be able to understand the NYS regulations for identifying and providing services to English language learners (ELLs), examine cultural factors that affect instruction for ELLs, and explore strategies for making academic content accessible to ELLs. (3 hours)

62. SRP Seminar - Communication: Skills for Effective Speaking & Listening

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 3/14/2017

New
School-related professionals are required to master many skills. In this seminar, participants will learn to: identify the roles of an effective communicator; practice active listening skills that promote group collaboration, support and trust; recognize ways in which information is communicated non-verbally; and practice supporting skills for overcoming resistances. (3 hours)

63. Seminar - Call to Action: Proactive Union Engagement in the Workplace and Community

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/22/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Proactive Union Engagement in the Workplace and Community (Common Sense for Economics) is designed for all workers (union or nonunion) to understand why this economy is not working for working people and that the economy is not inevitable, but is shaped by policy. The tool's main goal is to immediately connect people to action and put participants in the driver's seat to start changing the direction of this economy. In addition, the program highlights the importance of labor-movements in history. (2 hours)

64. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Capital District/Northern New York

Location: NYSUT Headquarters (Latham, NY) [map]

Dates: 4/1/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

65. SRP Seminar - Strategies for Struggling Readers

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 4/4/2017

New
Offered through the Tarrytown Learning Center for NYSUT Members.

Participants will become familiar with phonemic awareness, phonics, alphabetic recognition, and the role of the read-aloud. This seminar will focus on strategies and techniques to help students become successful readers. (3 hours)

66. SRP Seminar - SRPs Impact on the Learning Environment

Program: Lower and Mid Hudson

Location: Tarrytown Regional Office (Tarrytown, NY) [map]

Audience: SRP's

Dates: 4/5/2017

New
This seminar will explore the relationships between administrators, educators, students, and para-professionals. The seminar will focus on the crucial skills needed to create a safe, welcoming learning environment and will highlight the impact para-professionals have in establishing the learning environment from the time students board the school bus in the morning until the time they are returned home at the end of the day. (3 hours)

67. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Capital District/Northern New York

Location: NYSUT Headquarters (Latham, NY) [map]

Dates: 4/29/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

68. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Utica

Location: New Hartford -Utica NYSUT Regional Office (New Hartford, NY) [map]

Dates: 5/13/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

69. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Utica

Location: New Hartford -Utica NYSUT Regional Office (New Hartford, NY) [map]

Dates: 6/17/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.

70. 6-hour Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention (DASA)

Program: Utica

Location: New Hartford -Utica NYSUT Regional Office (New Hartford, NY) [map]

Dates: 7/22/2017

Dignity Act: Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
The Dignity Act maintains that it is the policy of the State of New York to afford all students in public schools an environment free of discrimination and harassment (Education Law 10). This interactive and discussion-based program examines harassment, discrimination and bullying as it relates to, but is not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, gender or sex. Participants will engage in authentic conversations and reflections about harassment, discrimination and bullying as well as explore the impact of social constructs in their personal and professional lives. This training fulfills the state requirements for six clock hours of coursework or training in the Dignity Act in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law.