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1. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 11/28/2017 to 11/29/2017

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This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

2. Developing a Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 11/28/2017

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Need to know how to write an IEP or want to make sure you are writing your IEPs the correct way? Come to this New York State Depart of Education vetted workshop! The IEP identifies a student’s unique needs and how a school will strategically address those needs. This training provides extensive information about developing an IEP consistent with State law and regulation. It encompasses details about the State’s required IEP form and accompanying guidance document, and provides a step-by-step approach to the IEP development process. We will cover Present Levels of Performance to Measurable Annual Goals and then some! There will also be a discussion on how to align the IEP to the Common Core Learning Standards. Good for new special education teachers or even as a refresher for veteran teachers! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

3. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: All teachers of Social Studies in Grades K-12

Dates: 11/29/2017

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These facilitated sessions are for all K-12 teachers and administrators to continue the process of curriculum mapping, unit design and inquiry writing for Social Studies. Participants will collaborate to share information, ideas and instructional practices on the teaching and learning of social studies content and skills. Participants may sign up for a single session or for multiple sessions, as desired.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the Social Studies Framework as well as the Toolkit Inquiries and how they apply to their curriculum. Participants will also receive resources and support for continuing development of instructional units and lessons.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

4. Science Leadership Network Meeting

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Science Leaders

Dates: 11/29/2017

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This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in science. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Science Leadership meetings that includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school teachers) as well as building and district leaders. This group serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the transition to the NYSSLS. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date information related to the standards implementation from the State Education Department. Additionally, the goal of this group is to develop collaboration between districts in the region to support high-quality K-12 science education and position the region to successfully implement the new science standards. The expectation for participating in this group is: 1. Attending all three meetings during the year. We will have a focus of study for the year that will build on our previous work. 2. Being prepared for the meeting by completing any personal learning required by the facilitator of this group. 3. Being responsible for working with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district. 4. Being designated or gaining approval by your district to participate in this group. The formal meeting will occur in the morning. However, your district may ask your team to use the afternoon to develop a plan for implementing the learning from the meeting in your district. If your district asks this of you the meeting space will be available in the afternoon for use by those who wish to stay and work.

OCM Non-Components $111 per person/per day, plus materials.

5. FBA/BIP Quality Process: 2-Day Training (Must attend both days)

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: : Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Counselors.

Dates: 11/29/2017 to 11/30/2017

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Participants will learn how to conduct a quality Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and develop a congruent Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) that includes all required components. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

6. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ Ithaca Central School District

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 11/29/2017

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Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This half day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

7. CANCELLED!!! Instructional Rounds: A Collaborative Process to Improve Instruction

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 11/30/2017

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In this workshop, we will explore the building blocks of Instructional Rounds with an emphasis on why we might engage in this form of professional development and how we will implement the practice into our professional learning. I often tell participants that Instructional Rounds is the most selfish form of professional development because it is all about improving our own practice as teachers, coaches, or administrators. Come see how Instructional Rounds can be an incredible opportunity to support professional growth! As a result of this workshop, participants will:
• Familiarize themselves with the Instructional Core
• Engage in Rounds
• Dialogue around how rounds can be used for systemic improvement
• Plan to implement rounds in schools
• Receive two texts: Instructional Rounds in Education and Leading Instructional Rounds in Education

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

8. Alternatives to Suspension at CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 11/30/2017

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Participants will learn practices to prevent challenging behavior, alternatives for suspending students, and guidelines for suspending students more effectively when necessary.

9. 2018 PRHYLI Syracuse Delegation - Trainer Meeting

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: PRHYLI student trainers

Dates: 12/1/2017

This meeting is specifically designed and required for all student trainers. Trainers will be updated on the revisions to the 2018 PRHYLI curriculum and reviewing student applications.

10. Exploring Culture-Online Course

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 12/1/2017

This interactive course will focus on developing an awareness of culture and its impact on instruction. Aspects of culture will be examined through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Explore the different levels of culture.

2. Examine their own cultural norms and biases.

3. Consider the impact culture has on classroom instruction.

4. Learn ways to make classroom instruction more culturally responsive.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth three CTLE hours. Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

11. Introduction to (ENL) English as a New Language - ONLINE

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 12/1/2017

In this self-paced interactive course, participants will explore the basic tenets of instruction for English Language Learners through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Be introduced to ENL and ELLs/MLLs.

2. Explore the Blueprint for ELLs Success and how it influences instruction for ELLs.

3. Examine the CR-Part 154 regulations regarding education for ELLs.

4. Consider teaching and learning through an ENL lens. This course will include three online modules with activities and assignments.

Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth three CTLE hours.

12. Language Acquisition-Online Course

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 12/1/2017

This interactive course will focus on language development including first and additional language acquisition. Theories and practices in language learning will be explored through webinars, readings, videos, and discussions.

Participants will:

1. Investigate the stages of language acquisition.

2. Compare and contrast first and additional language learning.

3. Examine the features and functions of the English language.

4. Consider how language learning affects student performance.

Participants will have a month to complete the course which is worth two CTLE hours.

Participants will receive an email prior to course with sign in information.

13. The Responsive Classroom ADVANCED Course® for Elementary Educators - (Level 2) Prerequisite: The Responsive Classroom Course – (Level 1)

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: RCC Trained Pre K-6 Classroom Teachers, Special Area Teacher, Special Ed Teachers, Building Principals and other administrators, Teacher Aides and Assistants

Dates: 12/4/2017 to 2/28/2018

Deepen the skills you learned in the Responsive Classroom Course and learn additional Responsive Classroom strategies in two main areas: Engaging Academics: Motivate and Excite Your Students. Students learn best from lessons that connect with their lives and interests. You’ll learn how to design appropriately challenging, active and interactive lessons that deepen student learning. Effective Management: Strategies for Challenging Behaviors. A positive, respectful approach to discipline can transform your classroom. Create a positive climate for learning and discover proactive approaches to misbehavior that will help to keep the focus on learning.

This interactive, highly practical 27-hour course has a prerequisite and is great for all educators in a school building (Classroom Teachers, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, TAs, Building Principals and other administrators and support staff) who have attended the Responsive Classroom Course and have been applying the Responsive Classroom practices in their settings in the school.

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom® courses. Non-Component cost is $1280 plus materials.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: Engaging Academics:
• Integrating academics into your Morning Meetings
• Promoting autonomy by drawing on students’ strengths and interests
• Using open-ended questions to spark curiosity, understanding, and reflection
• Removing barriers to student engagement Effective Management:
• Understanding why students misbehave and how to set them up for success
• Learning when and how to effectively use Logical Consequences
• Organizing the classroom to support student learning
• Using Problem-Solving conferences to address significant issues with individual students

14. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts

Dates: 12/4/2017 to 12/5/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

15. NYSSLS Professional Development for 7th and 8th Grade Science Teachers

Program: Science Center

Audience: Grade 7 & 8 Science Teachers Only

Dates: 12/5/2017 to 12/6/2017

This two day professional development for 7th & 8th grade teachers will focus on the new New York State Science Learning Standards. During the session you will develop a general understanding of the new science standards related to current research on science learning, required instructional shifts, the middle school progression, and the proposed timeline for implementation. The two day session will specifically focus on disciplinary core ideas that will be taught in 7th: LS1-From Molecules to Organisms and LS2 – Ecosystems, Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics; and 8th: LS4-Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity and ESS2 – Earth Systems. The goal of the session is to support you in developing a full unit of instruction based on the new standards and the phenomena bundles developed by Achieve based on the middle school conceptual progressions model. Time will be spent working in small groups to begin writing a unit storyline and specific lessons. To learn more about the conceptual progressions model please review Appendix K in the NGSS and to better understand the associated work done by our regional Science Leadership Network please read this memo.

One hour lunch is on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

16. PBIS Coaches Network Meeting

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: PBIS Coaches

Dates: 12/5/2017

This workshop is designed to provide PBIS coaches with an opportunity to network with other coaches across the region. Updates, reminders, and some professional development will also be included. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

17. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 12/5/2017

Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This full day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

18. TALKS (On Location): Collaborative Learning Spaces

Program: Instructional Technology

Audience: District leaders, teachers

Dates: 12/6/2017

December 6, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. @ Pine Grove Middle School The transformation of learning at all levels requires innovative environments and collaborative learning spaces. East Syracuse Minoa Central School District administrators and teachers, in partnership with King & King Architects, will highlight successful strategies for ensuring how a school district’s vision can be captured in the design and construction process. The presenters will share innovative ways to support student learning through the creation of collaborative space designs, and keep stakeholders involved through the process. The event will be held at Pine Grove Middle School and will include a tour of their new facilities. We will provide an opportunity to interact with the architects and district leaders to discuss their vision, planning process, and anticipated impact of their building’s new design.

19. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Dryden, Groton and Lansing Districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers from Dryden, Groton and Lansing

Dates: 12/7/2017 to 12/8/2017

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers in Dryden, Groton and Lansing districts ONLY. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

20. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 12/7/2017 to 12/8/2017

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

21. Alexandria Library Automation Software Demo

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians and Support Staff, Library Department Supervisors

Dates: 12/8/2017

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Come and learn more about Alexandria Library Automation Software. More Than Just Library Software. We know you want to do more than checking books in and out. You want to help people fall in love with reading. Alexandria is a portable, and easy to use platform that empowers librarians with the tools to manage and promote their libraries. You will find that Alexandria Library Automation Software can do so much more than basic tasks when managing your library. Alexandria is customizable for patrons of all ages and reading levels, easy to install, and much more.

22. RTI PLC

Program: Data Warehouse/Test Scoring

Dates: 12/8/2017

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We have a lot of great and meaningful work ahead of us this year. On December 8, we plan to provide a lot of collaborative work time for districts and individuals to talk about what is in their "RTI Toolbox". CNYRIC staff will share some of the exiting ideas/resources from Solution Tree and the feedback from last year's RTI PLC survey. This is a great opportunity for districts to consider sending some new faces to be a part of the dialogue, including both teachers and administrators. The RTI PLC is a venue where we discuss what it takes to implement and sustain an effective RTI approach that truly supports all students. This includes structures and processes at the district, building, and classroom levels.

23. 5th Grade "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

This professional development is for 5th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

24. Actions for Administrators in High Poverty Schools

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Educational Leaders

Dates: 12/12/2017

Following a review of research on implications of poverty on student achievement, specific actions will be shared. Participants will use tools and protocols from Parrett & Budge text: Turning High Poverty Schools Into High Performing Schools. Please bring a device such as a laptop, ipad or tablet to access the on-line resources. As a result of this workshop, educators will: Review potential impact of poverty on student achievements.

Complete tools to determine what to eliminate and start regarding:

-Leadership

-Learning Environment

-Learning

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

25. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

26. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

27. Schooltool Counseling Module User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 12/12/2017

This user group is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

28. Schooltool Counseling Module User Group @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 12/12/2017

This user group is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

29. Cancelled!!! Managing Your Instructional Calendar

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 12/13/2017

Now that you have planned that unit or project, it’s time to build or adjust your instructional calendar so that the activities and assessments are balanced and engaging for all learners. You are invited to attend this workshop where we will explore how to organize student-centered inquiry during instruction. After a morning of learning and working together, you will have the afternoon to continue framing your instructional unit with coaching support. Be sure to bring a project or unit plan! As a result of this workshop, teachers will:
• Recognize the power of formative and summative assessments throughout instruction
• Develop a balanced and flexible calendar
• Discuss how much individual and group worktime we plan for

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

30. 7-12 Math Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 12/13/2017

This workshop will be designed to facilitate collaboration among 7-12 Math teachers looking at the new math standards both horizontally and vertically . Teachers will have the opportunity to interact and share materials and ideas both within grade levels and across grade levels.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: Hopefully teachers will be able to be able to share curriculum ideas and concerns, start a network of teachers and resources, and come away with new approaches, materials, and ideas that will enhance the delivery of the New math standards.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

31. Transition in the IEP

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Dates: 12/14/2017

Overview of Indicator 13: Transition and how it fits into the IEP. This includes the areas of: Evaluation Results, Present Levels of Performance, Measurable Post-Secondary Goals, Transition Needs, Course of Study and Coordinated Set of Activities to meet compliance for SPP Indicator 13. There will be transition handouts to use with students. Participants will have time to work on each transition section of the IEP. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

32. Echoes & Reflections: Connecting the Past with Today

Program: School Library System

Audience: Teachers, School Librarians, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 12/15/2017

The world is facing the largest refugee crisis since WWII. How can we help students make connections and build understanding of this crisis through the study of the Holocaust? This workshops examines Echoes & Reflections’ primary and secondary sources that shed light on the barriers to immigration and the unwillingness of the free world to accept refugees during the Holocaust and helps students to make meaningful connections to similar issues affecting people and nations today.

33. School Counselor Forum: Exiting Options Overview and Transcript Review

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: School Counselors, Administrators, CSE Chairpersons, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 12/15/2017

This morning portion of this forum provides a review of current graduation, exiting, and multiple pathway options. The afternoon will consist of a guided review of student transcripts in order to determine various pathway options available to ALL students. Counselors and other school personnel will have the opportunity to bounce ideas off from one another, ask questions, and network. This training will also provide the necessary information for NYS Regents preparation. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

34. The ELL Assessment Blended Series - Facilitated by SupportEd

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: ELL Educators

Dates: 12/18/2017 to 4/9/2018

Are you interested in creating formative assessments to get a more accurate picture of what your ELLs know and can do and adjust your instruction accordingly?

The ELL Assessment Series is an interactive, professional, blended learning experience. The series begin with one face to face full-day session facilitated by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner on December 18, 2017. On that day, participants will focus on assessment issues for ELLs, such as validity and reliability, and adding more practical assessment tools to their toolbox.

Participants will continue their journey with a differentiated interactive on-line component – one component for educators in elementary schools and one component for educators at the secondary school level. The self-guided, facilitated on-line component will run from January through March 2018. Each month participants will listen to one recorded webinar, complete an application activity, and take part in an on-line discussion with peers facilitated by Drs. Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder. During this on-line portion participants will focus on creating and trying out formative assessments tailored to ELLs at different grade and proficiency levels. Participants will also take a deeper look together at grading ELLs’ classwork and assessments.

The series will conclude with one full-day session facilitated by Dr. Staehr Fenner on April 9, 2018, which will allow participants to learn about considerations in the computer-based assessment of ELLs, share their assessment strategies with others, and plan for the formative assessment of their ELLs for the remainder of the school year.

Upon successful completion of all portions of the ELL Assessment Series (two face-to-face sessions and the on-line component), participants will receive a certificate for 20 CTLE hours from SupportEd.

35. Standards-Based IEPs: The Essentials @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 12/18/2017

Have you been hearing the term standards-based IEPs? Are you confused what this means? This full day training will explain the meaning of standards-based IEPs and will walk participants through a process on how to align IEPs to the Common Core Learning Standards. The training will discuss the memos from that were released in June 2014. There will also be a special focus on present levels of performance and measurable annual goals. *This is just an overview of terms and what standards based IEPs means* This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

36. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Fulton and Oswego districts ONLY [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers in Fulton and Oswego ONLY

Dates: 12/19/2017 to 12/20/2017

This professional development is for 3rd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" This is only open to teachers in Fulton and Oswego districts. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

37. 4th Grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 4th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 12/19/2017 to 12/20/2017

This professional development is for 4th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

38. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (morning Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 12/19/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

39. Behavior Support Round Table

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Behavior Specialists, School Psychologists, School Counselors, School Social Workers, Related Service Providers, Teachers

Dates: 12/19/2017

The Behavioral Support Round Table provides a forum to consult with an RSE –TASC Behavior Specialist and other area professionals on all things behavior related! Looking for help with an FBA or BIP? Do you need new ideas for evidence based Tier 2 behavioral interventions? Bring your favorite evidence-based practices and questions to a group of professionals who also work with challenging behavior in the school setting. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principle from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: *Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support.

40. Supporting Students with Behavioral and Mental Health Challenges in the Classroom

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Directors of Special Education, Counselors

Dates: 12/19/2017

The impact of a Mental Health Diagnosis can be far reaching. In this workshop we will explore several of the most common mental health diagnoses for children and adolescents and look at how these diagnoses impact learning in the classroom. We will explore strategies that may help to mitigate that impact and allow students to be more successful in the classroom. We will also explore Secondary Traumatic Stress and taking care of yourself as an educator. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

41. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (afternoon Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 12/19/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

42. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ Cayuga Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 12/20/2017 to 12/21/2017

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

43. NYSSLS Professional Development for Administrators

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Building and District Leaders

Dates: 1/3/2018

This one day professional development is intended for K-12 building and district leaders who would like to learn about the new New York State Science Learning Standards that take effect in July 2017. In this session you will learn about the main instructional shifts, the timeline for implementation, current research on science learning, and how to recognize and support instructional practices aligned to the new science standards. You will be given time to work collaborative with colleagues from various districts to develop specific plans for supporting teachers in transitioning to the new science standards. You will also be given the opportunity to experience instruction aligned to the new standards. One hour lunch is on your own.

Cost:

Component: - none

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES staff - $195 per day/per teacher

44. Overview of Diploma and Exiting Options for All Students @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Administrators, special education teachers, related service providers, CTE Teachers and guidance counselors are strongly encouraged to attend.

Dates: 1/3/2018

This training will cover diploma and exiting options for all students. Topics to be covered are the current diploma options, the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for students that are NYSAA assessed, the New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential, Superintendent’s Determination, and the Multiple Pathways for graduation. The focus of the training will discuss the options and requirements for diplomas and credentials. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

45. Goal Café @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Elementary and Secondary Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, CSE Chairpersons, Directors of Special Education

Dates: 1/4/2018

Want to make sure you are writing quality measurable annual goals that have the right components? This full day café will begin with a quick overview of measurable annual goals and the rest of the time will be looking at goals to determine if they are measurable and have the right components. Measurable annual goals will need to be sent to the presenter beforehand to compile. The café will focus on open conversations about the parts of the goal and how to progress monitor each goal! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

46. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil from Washing Away?" - for Port Byron, Skaneateles & Union Springs ONLY - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd grade teachers on Rotation C in Port Byron, Skaneateles & Union Springs

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 1/10/2018

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil from Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C at the above schools. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

47. 4th Grade "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 4th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 1/10/2018

This professional development is for 4th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

48. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (morning Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 1/9/2018

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

49. Creating Common Core Aligned Measurable Annual Goals & Progress Monitoring (2 Day Workshop) @ TST BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Chairpersons, Special Education Administrators

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 1/10/2018

Time to create quality, measurable IEP goals! This is a 2 day workshop on writing measurable annual goal and progress monitoring those goals. Participants are required to attend both days. Day 1 will cover how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data form assessments. We will cover the components required to write a measurable annual goal that meets compliance. Participants will need to bring a sample IEP. Day 2 will cover progress monitoring in the morning. In order to be able to correctly progress monitor, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools on how to progress monitor the annual goals and how that information and data should be conveyed to parents. The afternoon session of Day 2 will be a workday for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and develop progress monitoring tools.

50. Overview of Diploma and Exiting Options for All Students @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Administrators, special education teachers, related service providers, CTE Teachers and guidance counselors are strongly encouraged to attend.

Dates: 1/9/2018

This training will cover diploma and exiting options for all students. Topics to be covered are the current diploma options, the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for students that are NYSAA assessed, the New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential, Superintendent’s Determination, and the Multiple Pathways for graduation. The focus of the training will discuss the options and requirements for diplomas and credentials. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

51. Schooltool High School Scheduling Workshop @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 1/9/2018

This workshop is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

52. Schooltool High School Scheduling Workshop @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 1/9/2018

This workshop is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

53. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (afternoon Syracuse)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 1/9/2018

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

54. Counselor Round Table

Program: Youth Development

Dates: 1/10/2018

Counselor Round Table will focus on aspects of the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) model and help prepare districts to write and implement this model throughout the school year. Time will be given at the end of the Counselor Round Table for networking. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

55. Schooltool Middle School Scheduling Workshop @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 1/10/2018

This workshop is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

56. Schooltool Middle School Scheduling Workshop @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 1/10/2018

This workshop is for the building guidance counselors and guidance secretaries.

57. ON-LINE: Book study- Visible Learning for Literacy

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12

Dates: 1/11/2018 to 1/25/2018

The text- Visible Learning For Literacy by Fisher, Frey and Hattie will be provided in advance to all participants. The reading and responses will be chunked into three sections. Expected response dates are: Jan 11, Jan 18 and Jan 25. Within these dates, the work is self-paced.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: -Read the core text: Visible Learning for Literacy -Reflect and respond regarding their instructional practices and learning from the reading -Incorporate and share new practices

Sign up by 12/22/17 for book to be sent.

OCM Non-Components: cost + materials.

58. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 1/11/2018 to 1/12/2018

This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

59. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (morning Cortland)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 1/11/2018

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

60. Diploma and Exiting Options for All Students

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Administrators, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers and School Counselors are strongly encouraged to attend

Dates: 1/11/2018

Participants will learn about: -Different diploma types (Regents, Advanced designation, Local) -Safety Nets that are available to students with disabilities -Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for students who are alternately assessed -CDOS Credential for all students -Six pathways for all students (Bilteracy, CTE, Arts, Humanities, STEM and CDOS) This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

61. Lead Evaluator Training - Continuing Education (afternoon Cortland)

Program: Leadership

Audience: Admistrators

Dates: 1/11/2018

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as implementation and management of the new APPR system, growth-producing feedback, and instructional leadership. Attention will be paid to inter-rater agreement and reliability using both the NYSUT and Danielson rubrics. There is no charge to OCM BOCES component districts.

62. Online-Mathematical Mindsets Book Study

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Teachers and SRP's

Dates: 1/15/2018 to 2/12/2018

Are you in need of a Mathematical Mindset Makeover? This is an opportunity for teachers of all content and grades to participate in a book study with Jo Boaler’s “Mathematical Mindsets” and help to redirect our own thinking about mathematics. This work has deep implications for all teachers- not just teachers of mathematics. If you ever said “I can’t do math!”, or “I’m not a math person.” this book is for you. If you are a math teacher, this book will enhance your repertoire with your students and their families.

The text will be provided in advance to all participants. The reading and responses will be chunked into four sections. Expected response dates are: Jan 15, Jan 29, Feb 5 and Feb 12. Within these dates, the work is self-paced. Participants will use a Schoology site for sharing.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

-Read the core text “Mathematical Mindsets”

-Reflect and respond regarding their own mathematical thinking, instructional practices and learning

-Incorporate and share new practices

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

63. Testing Accommodations (Vetted) – Regional Offering @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Teaching Assistants, General Education Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 1/16/2018

It’s that time of year again and testing is right around the corner! This is a vetted, ½ day training. The training provides information related to the types of testing accommodations, the decision-making process to determine needed testing accommodations for students with disabilities, and the documentation of appropriate testing accommodations in the individualized education program (IEP). Think about sending someone who can turn-key to the staff! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

64. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 1/17/2018 to 1/18/2018

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

65. Strategies to Enhance Executive Function

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education and General education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Directors of Special Education

Dates: 1/17/2018

Executive Function is a set of mental processes that help us connect past experience with present action. Children with deficits in EF struggle with planning, organizing and managing time and space. They also have trouble with working memory and self-regulation. This introductory workshop will provide information on how deficits in each area of EF impact learning and strategies to improve EF in students in the classroom. This PD is aligned to the Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities Guiding Principles: -Teachers design, provide and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide access for students with disabilities to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities

66. Testing Accommodations (Vetted) – Regional Offering @ TST BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Teaching Assistants, General Education Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 1/17/2018

It’s that time of year again and testing is right around the corner! This is a vetted, ½ day training. The training provides information related to the types of testing accommodations, the decision-making process to determine needed testing accommodations for students with disabilities, and the documentation of appropriate testing accommodations in the individualized education program (IEP). Think about sending someone who can turn-key to the staff! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

67. CNYNYSASCD Meeting

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: General Education and Special Education Teachers, Teacher-Leaders and Administrators

Dates: 1/17/2018

This is the second meeting of the CNYNYSASCD for the 2017-18 school year. Continuing with our theme of Mental Health in our schools, our next meeting will explore mindsets. The research behind Growth and Fixed Mindsets has garnered a great deal of attention from many schools. This presentation will review this research and provide examples for how school communities can help students use growth mindset strategies in their own lives. Presentation will be given by West Genesee administrators Sean Fahey, Mike McGrath, Steve Dunham and Beth Lozier.

68. WINTER SESSION of The Responsive Classroom Course® for Elementary Educators - (Level 1)

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: Pre K-6 Classroom Teachers, Special Area Teacher, Special Ed Teachers, Building Principals and other administrators, Teacher Aides and Assistants

Dates: 1/18/2018 to 2/7/2018

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The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching emphasizes academic, social, and emotional growth in a strong school community. Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:
• Engaging academic instruction
• Better classroom management
• Positive learning communities
• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline

This interactive, highly practical 27-hour course has no prerequisite and is a great starting point for all educators in a school building (Classroom Teachers, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, TAs, Building Principals and other administrators and support staff).

OCM BOCES is a public entity duly licensed by Center for Responsive Schools, Inc., to conduct The Responsive Classroom®courses. OCM Non-Components $1280 p/p plus materials.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will: In the four interactive days, you will learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to:
• Begin and end the day positively with Morning Meeting and closing circle
• Establish a calm, orderly, safe, and engaging environment for learning with a proactive approach to discipline
• Integrate energizers and interactive learning structures throughout the school day
• Develop teacher language that promotes respectful, kind, and positive classroom communities
• Respond to misbehavior with clear, consistent expectations and logical consequences
• Teach students how to complete academic tasks, interact with classmates, and maintain routines with Interactive Modeling
• Give students choice in what they learn and/or how they learn to promote greater Academic engagement and achievement
• Create a developmentally appropriate learning environment Establish rules with your students and provide positive structures to sup

69. Transition Café @ OCM

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 1/18/2018

Transition Café is a networking opportunity for participants to connect and discuss common district practices and areas in need of support related to transition. This meeting is directed toward districts that have gone through the State Performance Plan (SPP) #13 self-review, OR are currently going through the self-review process, OR will be preparing for their future self-review. Participants are encouraged to bring current transition practice ideas, tools, and strategies to share with the group. There will also be time for Q & A. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

70. PreK-6 Mathematics Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 1/22/2018

This is an opportunity for elementary teachers in PreK – grade 6 to come together to learn, reflect, share successes, collaborate and plan for mathematics instruction within a supportive community. Participants will be able to work with others in their grade band to explore new strategies, share successful practices and refine existing lessons to meet Mathematics Standards for Content and Practice.

Participants will be connected via a Schoology site for continued communication throughout the school year. There will be 4 meetings throughout the school year. Participants must register for each session individually and may attend as many sessions as desired.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

• Plan lessons based on Mathematics Standards

• Implement research-based methods and strategies for all learners

• Engage students in a range of fluency, problem solving and discussion protocols

• Differentiate and scaffold experiences for a range of learning needs

• Participate in processes for reflection

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

71. Building Awareness: Supporting Students from Poverty

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12

Dates: 1/23/2018

Background information based on work of Ruby Payne, Eric Jensen , K.Budge and W.Parrott will be shared. The intention is to extend educators understanding of possible impact poverty may have on educational attainment-but more importantly to assist educators to expand their understanding of challenges, strengths and implications. Specific interventions educators can take using Hattie research along with research of others to guide purposeful actions will be incorporated.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:
• Have an increase awareness of impact of relationships, mental models, language acquisition, hidden rules, resources
• Examine possible impact on students within school systems
• Determine modifications in current practice to better support achievement

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

72. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 1/23/2018 to 1/24/2018

This professional development is for 3rd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

73. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 1/23/2018 to 1/24/2018

This professional development is for 6th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Energy, Forces and Motion" This is only open to teachers on Rotation D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

74. Mentors Across Borders

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 1/23/2018

The SLS Mentors Across Borders pairs newer school librarians (or those who moved from Elementary to Secondary or vice versa) with a veteran colleague. Creating a larger professional learning network leads to retention and success for all involved.

75. Scaffolding and Differentiation for English Language Learners (ELLs) at OCM BOCES

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 1/23/2018

Teachers will explore ways to scaffold and differentiate instruction for ELLs. Focus will be on making content comprehensible for ELLs and strategies for structuring coursework so that ELLs can be successful in the content are classroom.

Participants will:

Define and distinguish between scaffolding and differentiation.

Learn strategies to scaffold text for comprehensibility.

Acquire a toolkit of scaffolding strategies to make instruction more comprehensible for ELLs.

Experiment with differentiating texts and assessment to better meet the needs of ELLs.

Lunch is on your own.

76. SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians, Communication Coordinator Designee, SLS members

Dates: 1/23/2018

The SLS Communication Coordinators meetings are designed to be a bridge between the School Library System team and the school librarians in each of the districts and non-public schools that are members of the system. Each district has a designated Communication Coordinator who is required to attend the meetings but all members are welcome to attend.

77. 1st Grade "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 1st grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 1/25/2018 to 1/26/2018

This professional development is for 1st grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

78. Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 1/25/2018

Participants will explore the basic tenant of cultural awareness and culturally responsive instruction through discussion, case studies, and activities. Special emphasis will be placed on research into how instruction, culture, and the brain interact. This workshop is based on the text Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond. Participants will: Increase awareness of culture and culturally responsive teaching. Explore how brain research can help you become a more culturally responsive teacher. Obtain tools and techniques for promoting more engagement and rigor among culturally and linguistically diverse students.

79. Transition for Students with Severe Disabilities

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education teachers, CSE Chairs/Administrators, School Counselors, Case Managers

Dates: 1/25/2018

This workshop will provide an overview of transition with a focus on students with severe disabilities. We will look at what transition is and what it is not. We will explore online tools and transition assessments, learn how to help students become self-advocates, and how to incorporate student voice into transition planning. We will develop comprehensive transition plans and student portfolios that will allow students with severe disabilities to transition successfully from school to adult life. There will be an overview of agencies that will work with students upon exiting high school: OPWDD, ACCES-VR and OMH **IT IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED THAT YOU HAVE ATTENDED ‘TRANSITION IN THE IEP’ TRAINING BEFORE ATTENDING THIS SESSION** This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

80. IEP Workday @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 1/26/2018

Writing a quality IEP can be long and draining! Come to this full day workshop to ask questions of the Regional Special Education Training Specialist and the Transition Specialist. We will review each section of the IEP for a few minutes in the morning and then give participants most of the time to work on those sections of IEPs and ask their questions. You may want to bring your laptops and data to help write your IEPs! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

81. 2nd Grade "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" - Rotation C [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 2nd Grade teachers on Rotation C

Dates: 1/29/2018 to 1/30/2018

This professional development is for 2nd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation C. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

82. 5th Grade "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 5th Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 1/29/2018 to 1/30/2018

This professional development is for 5th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

83. Supporting Students Through Classroom Climate

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: K-12

Dates: 1/30/2018

Come join us as we explore creating classrooms where discipline is effective and supports student’s motivation and growth. We will review key neurological developments, along with impact of stressors and expectations. Current practices and refinement of those practices to develop effective and supportive environments will be included.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will:

• Expand understanding of neurologic development

• Explore impact of stressors

• Reflect on current practices

• Refine current practices for increased effectiveness

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

84. IEP Workday @ CiTi BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 1/30/2018

Writing a quality IEP can be long and draining! Come to this full day workshop to ask questions of the Regional Special Education Training Specialist and the Transition Specialist. We will review each section of the IEP for a few minutes in the morning and then give participants most of the time to work on those sections of IEPs and ask their questions. You may want to bring your laptops and data to help write your IEPs! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

85. Scaffolding and Differentiation for English Language Learners (ELLs) at OCM BOCES

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Audience: Educators of ELLs

Dates: 1/31/2018

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Teachers will explore ways to scaffold and differentiate instruction for ELLs. Focus will be on making content comprehensible for ELLs and strategies for structuring coursework so that ELLs can be successful in the content are classroom.

Participants will:

Define and distinguish between scaffolding and differentiation.

Learn strategies to scaffold text for comprehensibility.

Acquire a toolkit of scaffolding strategies to make instruction more comprehensible for ELLs.

Experiment with differentiating texts and assessment to better meet the needs of ELLs.

Lunch is on your own.

Parking is limited at the OCM BOCES Main Campus. Whenever possible, we encourage workshop and meeting participants to share rides. Please refer to this map for detailed parking and entrance information. If you know you will need access to the elevator, please call ahead so we can make arrangements for the easiest experience possible.

86. Regional Special Class Roundtable @ OCM

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special class Special Education teachers (15:1, 12:1:1, 12:1:4, 8:1:1, and 6:1:1)

Dates: 1/31/2018

Special Class teachers from across all regions (TST, Oswego, Cayuga, Syracuse, and OCM) are encouraged to attend this training! Whether your class structure is 15:1, 12:1:1, 12:1:4, 8:1:1, or 6:1:1…all are welcome! This roundtable will provide a networking opportunity to discuss common classroom practices and areas in need of support. Participants will gain knowledge in the practice of the Career Development and Occupational Studies Standards, as well as, transition based practice. Please feel free to bring best practice strategies and questions to share with the group. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with other educators that teach in the same classroom setting!! These sessions will be held four times during the 2017-2018 school year in various regions. Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions, but this is not a requirement. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide multi-tiered systems of behavioral and academic support. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

87. 6th Grade "Energy, Forces and Motion" - Rotation D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 6th Grade teachers on Rotation D

Dates: 2/1/2018 to 2/2/2018

This professional development is for 6th grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Energy, Forces and Motion" This is only open to teachers on Rotation D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

88. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 2/1/2018 to 2/2/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

89. IEP Workday @ Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 2/1/2018

Writing a quality IEP can be long and draining! Come to this full day workshop to ask questions of the Regional Special Education Training Specialist and the Transition Specialist. We will review each section of the IEP for a few minutes in the morning and then give participants most of the time to work on those sections of IEPs and ask their questions. You may want to bring your laptops and data to help write your IEPs! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

90. 3rd Grade "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" - Rotation B&D [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: 3rd Grade teachers on Rotation B&D

Dates: 2/6/2018 to 2/7/2018

This professional development is for 3rd grade teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B&D. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

91. IEP Workday @ TST BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 2/6/2018

Writing a quality IEP can be long and draining! Come to this full day workshop to ask questions of the Regional Special Education Training Specialist and the Transition Specialist. We will review each section of the IEP for a few minutes in the morning and then give participants most of the time to work on those sections of IEPs and ask their questions. You may want to bring your laptops and data to help write your IEPs! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

92. Social Studies Collaborative

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Audience: All teachers of Social Studies in Grades K-12

Dates: 2/7/2018

These facilitated sessions are for all K-12 teachers and administrators to continue the process of curriculum mapping, unit design and inquiry writing for Social Studies. Participants will collaborate to share information, ideas and instructional practices on the teaching and learning of social studies content and skills. Participants may sign up for a single session or for multiple sessions, as desired.

As a result of this workshop, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the Social Studies Framework as well as the Toolkit Inquiries and how they apply to their curriculum. Participants will also receive resources and support for continuing development of instructional units and lessons.

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

93. Transition Café @ CiTi

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education, CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 2/7/2018

Transition Café is a networking opportunity for participants to connect and discuss common district practices and areas in need of support related to transition. This meeting is directed toward districts that have gone through the State Performance Plan (SPP) #13 self-review, OR are currently going through the self-review process, OR will be preparing for their future self-review. Participants are encouraged to bring current transition practice ideas, tools, and strategies to share with the group. There will also be time for Q & A. This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Students engage in self-advocacy and are involved in determining their own educational goals and plan. -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities. -Schools provide appropriate instruction for students with disabilities in career development and opportunities to participate in work-based learning.

94. Schooltool Discipline Module User Group @ CNYRIC

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 2/7/2018

This user group is for district staff that work with the Discipline Module

95. Schooltool Discipline Module User Group @ TST BOCES

Program: Student Services

Audience: Administrative staff

Dates: 2/7/2018

This user group is for district staff that work with the Discipline Module

96. Cancelled!!! Managing Your Instructional Calendar

Program: Innovative Teaching and Learning

Dates: 2/8/2018

Now that you have planned that unit or project, it’s time to build or adjust your instructional calendar so that the activities and assessments are balanced and engaging for all learners. You are invited to attend this workshop where we will explore how to organize student-centered inquiry during instruction. After a morning of learning and working together, you will have the afternoon to continue framing your instructional unit with coaching support. Be sure to bring a project or unit plan! As a result of this workshop, teachers will:
• Recognize the power of formative and summative assessments throughout instruction
• Develop a balanced and flexible calendar
• Discuss how much individual and group worktime we plan for

OCM Non-Components $220 per person/per day, plus materials.

97. Helping Students Develop A Growth Mindset

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Directors of Special Education

Dates: 2/8/2018

This workshop will explore Mindsets and brain development. We will look at different mindsets and the impact on student learning as well as look at strategies to help students develop a more growth oriented mindset. We will also look at the characteristics of educators with a growth mindset. This PD is aligned to the Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities Guiding Principles: -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.

98. Science Leadership Network Meeting

Program: Science Center

Audience: K-12 Science Leaders

Dates: 2/8/2018

This group is for people who have been designated by their district to take a leadership role in science. It is recommended that districts send a team to the Science Leadership meetings that includes teacher leaders (elementary, middle and high school teachers) as well as building and district leaders. This group serves to support the development of district and regional capacity related to the transition to the NYSSLS. This includes sharing and discussing up-to-date information related to the standards implementation from the State Education Department. Additionally, the goal of this group is to develop collaboration between districts in the region to support high-quality K-12 science education and position the region to successfully implement the new science standards. The expectation for participating in this group is: 1. Attending all three meetings during the year. We will have a focus of study for the year that will build on our previous work. 2. Being prepared for the meeting by completing any personal learning required by the facilitator of this group. 3. Being responsible for working with your team to bring the learning from the meeting back to your district. 4. Being designated or gaining approval by your district to participate in this group. The formal meeting will occur in the morning. However, your district may ask your team to use the afternoon to develop a plan for implementing the learning from the meeting in your district. If your district asks this of you the meeting space will be available in the afternoon for use by those who wish to stay and work. OCM Non-Components $111 per person/per day, plus materials.

99. IEP Workday @ OCM BOCES

Program: RSE-TASC (Regional Spec Ed TA & Support Center)

Audience: Directors of Special Education, CSE/CPSE Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers

Dates: 2/8/2018

Writing a quality IEP can be long and draining! Come to this full day workshop to ask questions of the Regional Special Education Training Specialist and the Transition Specialist. We will review each section of the IEP for a few minutes in the morning and then give participants most of the time to work on those sections of IEPs and ask their questions. You may want to bring your laptops and data to help write your IEPs! This training topic aligns with the following guiding principles from the NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities: -Parents, and other family members, are engaged as meaningful partners in the special education process and the education of their child. -Teachers design, provide, and assess the effectiveness of specially designed instruction to provide students with disabilities with access to participate and progress in the general education curriculum. -Teachers provide research-based instructional teaching and learning strategies and supports for students with disabilities. -Schools provide high quality inclusive programs and activities.

100. Kindergarten "Exploring My Weather" - Rotation B [2 consecutive days]

Program: Science Center

Audience: Kindergarten teachers on Rotation B

Dates: 2/12/2018 to 2/13/2018

This professional development is for Kindergarten teachers receiving the new science curriculum unit "Exploring My Weather" This is only open to teachers on Rotation B. The two days will focus on the new science standards specific to your grade level and new curriculum materials units. This professional development is mandatory for the new curriculum unit. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the content, pedagogy, and characteristics of student learning opportunities specific to the new unit. Additionally, participants will develop an understanding of the three dimensions of the new standards and the associated instructional shifts. One hour lunch on your own.

Cost:

Component - No Cost

Non-Component - $220 per day/per teacher

OCM BOCES employees - $195 per day/per teacher

101. Reading and Writing Instruction for SIFEs

Program: RBE-RN (Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network)

Dates: 2/13/2018

Schools are receiving an increasing number of English Language Learners who are classified as Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Education (SIFE).

To bridge the cultural and instructional gaps of SIFE, teachers need practical strategies to use in their instruction.

In this professional learning session, participants will:


•Distinguish the instructional needs of SIFE from other English Language Learners


•Analyze and discuss foundational literacy, academic literacy and conceptual knowledge to gain a deeper understanding of the instructional needs of SIFE


•Determine critical design features in reading and writing instruction for SIFE


•Experience and analyze high-leverage strategies for reading and writing

o Read Retell Respond

o Close Reading

o 6+1 Writing Strategies

Lunch will be on your own.