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1. Babbling Books

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Dates: 1/1/2021

Join us for a fun filled book sharing extravaganza! Prior to the session, you will select and read a single fiction title from a provided list. Then on August 18th, share your title with a short book talk. All titles have been published in the last year, feature diverse voices and will be provided by OHM BOCES. Afterwards, the book you read will be donated to your school library collection.

2. Teaching the Holocaust in Upper Elementary, Middle and High School

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Dates: 3/19/2021

Holocaust Remembrance Day, the day marking the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is April 8th. Donna Rosenblum, educator of 32 years and retired supervisor of Nassau BOCES School Library System, will be giving an historical overview of the Holocaust with survivor testimony being woven in. She will show how she has incorporated children's books to teach the tough concepts of the Holocaust and provide resources and ways to incorporate Holocaust education in the classroom.

3. Virtual Keynote with Jerry Craft!

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Dates: 4/26/2021

Join us for this inspirational virtual keynote address with Jerry Craft, Newbery Award winning author of New Kid as he presents on his journey from being a young, reluctant reader to becoming an award winning author and illustrator.

4. Book Study: Stamped from the Beginning

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: All teachers and librarians

Dates: 6/14/2021 to 8/4/2021

Using Jason Reynolds' edition of Ibram X Kendi's book, participants will read and discuss issues raised in the book. This hybrid class will explore ways to effectively teach students about race, diversity and bias through mini research projects, discussion and debate. There will be three in person meetings and five asynchronous sessions. Participants will be provided with a copy of the book that *This is a workshop in the DEI for Libraries Series.

5. Regional Scoring of Earth Science Regents Exams

Program: PPD

Dates: 6/24/2021 to 6/25/2021

Scoring of Earth Science Regents Exams Please BRING ALL SCORING MATERIALS - Including calculators and other tools. - Teachers may be able to apply hours scoring toward their hours of PD requirement. Please verify with your District.
Integrating Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CRSE) These resources aim to support educators in implementing the New York State Education Department's CR-S framework in learning environments. #1 - Module 1: Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education -The Why? While equity and the practice of cultural responsiveness is a focus in many schools today, the shift to remote/hybrid instruction created an even greater need. Addressing issues of inequity and ensuring that all students have what they need to succeed can seem exacerbated when students are not physically present in school. This introductory module defines equity and equality in order to set the purpose for cultural responsiveness in learning environments. #2 Module 2: Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education in remote and hybrid environments-Welcoming and Affirming Environments. Module 3: Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education in remote and hybrid environments-High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction. Module 4: Identifying Curriculum and Assessment. Module 5 : Ongoing Professional Learning and Support Module 6 : The How YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK TO THE WORKSHOPS THE DAY BEFORE THE WORKSHOP.

7. Teaching Math for Understanding K-8

Program: PPD

Audience: Grades K-8 mathematics, mathematics related, and special education teachers

Dates: 7/14/2021 to 7/15/2021

Memorization of rules and mastery of computation are not the same as true knowledge of mathematical concepts and ideas. At all grade levels, certain math topics can be difficult for students to fully understand. Working together with other teachers, we will develop strategies and skills for immediate use in your classroom. This workshop will focus on deeper understandings of concepts at your students' grade level and not on shortcuts or memorization. Participants will: -Develop teaching strategies to use in their classroom for better student understanding of fundamental concepts. -Make connections within math concepts. -Discuss commonalities with topics in all grade levels. -Learn skills to enhance reading for understanding specific to mathematics and word problems with a focus on essential vocabulary.
Creating a Professional Learning Culture Based on SEL - (Asynchronous) In this session, we will be exploring how adults in education can begin to understand and recognize self-awareness related to implicit bias and social awareness to better understand the perspectives of others. Through a review of transformative SEL, we will continue deepening our understanding of the CASEL Core Competencies to promote and leverage equity and promote personal growth. This deepening awareness contributes to healthier culture and climate of schools, and the overall professional learning community. Once registered for this workshop, you will receive a link to the materials.

9. Teaching Books

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: tba

Dates: 8/5/2021

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This hands-on webinar will provide a quick overview of using TeachingBooks to enhance instruction, engage learners, and stimulate thinking with ready-to-use digital resources. See new features and tools that enhance instructional goals and support reading enjoyment. The agenda will cover an overview, new features, tools, time for exploration, and questions. Librarians and collaborating classroom teachers are welcome to attend! This product is provided by the School Library System for all component districts. Please test your login prior to this session and contact the School Library System if you need assistance. This workshop is held in conjunction with Madison Oneida and Jefferson Lewis BOCES.

10. Worldbook

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Dates: 8/5/2021

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World Book Online resources, including exciting updates like over 200 new downloadable eBooks quizzes! Training will dive into helpful teacher tools and resources, accommodation tools for students, and ideas for using World Book in the library and classroom. This workshop is held in conjunction with Madison Oneida and Jefferson Lewis BOCES.

11. Principals' LRI

Program: PPD

Audience: principals

Dates: 8/9/2021 to 8/10/2021

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Annual meeting of OHM BOCES principals

12. MINI-SESSION (ONLINE/ZOOM) Buzz Basics: Using Landing Pages and Agendas within a Buzz Course

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Librarians, Administrators, and Curriculum Specialists

Dates: 8/9/2021

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This is a ONE-WEEK MINI-SESSION (ZOOM and ONLINE)that will run from August 9-13, 2021. Please note that the meeting date ONLY signifies the BEGINNING of the course, this course WILL RUN for ONE WEEK. A Mini Session requires participants to attend a one hour Zoom (direct instruction) session and then the rest of the instruction/course is completed ONLINE within the Buzz LMS. Participants will receive an email two days before Mini-Session begins that will provide login information and Zoom Link. A Landing Page and Agenda must be produced within the Buzz course in order to gain credit for the mini-session. The following areas will be covered within this Buzz Session: Using the landing page and Agenda feature, How to add personality to the landing page and agenda using emojis, What to put on your landing page, How to create an agenda and duplicate it, Using the Calendar/Scheduling Feature and How to create a digital daily checklist for students.

13. eDynamic Learning: Fund, Expand and Sequence CTE Programs Part I

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 8/10/2021

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Fund, Expand, & Sequence your CTE Programs Part I. This session will cover how you can sequence CTE course pathways to more certifications for students. The session is offered through Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent out to attendees the day before the session. If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Parzych at jparzych@oneida-boces.org

14. A Morning with the New World Languages Standards

Program: Distance Learning

Audience: Language Teachers

Dates: 8/12/2021

The New York State Learning Standards for World Languages have officially changed and we are here to help you review them. In order to prepare for the upcoming school year, we invite you to join us for an in-depth look at these newly adopted New York State Standards based on the three modes of communication for World Languages: Interpersonal, Interpretive, Presentational. The workshop will include examples of real-life applications for your classroom and will provide time with your colleagues to develop lessons following these guidelines.

15. MINI-SESSION (ONLINE/ZOOM) Ready..Set..Go! Getting Your Buzz Course Set and Ready For The Coming Year

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Buzz Authors, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Librarians, Administrators, Curriculum Specialists

Dates: 8/16/2021

This is a ONE-WEEK MINI-SESSION (ZOOM and ONLINE)that will run from August 16-20, 2021. Please note that the meeting date ONLY signifies the BEGINNING of the course, this course WILL RUN for ONE WEEK. A Mini Session requires participants to attend a one hour Zoom (direct instruction) session and then the rest of the instruction/course is completed ONLINE within the Buzz LMS. A one-hour help session will also be offered to help participants as the two weeks progresses to allow participants to seek help and have questions answered. Participants will receive an email two days before Mini-Session begins that will provide login information and Zoom Link. Get your Buzz course set and ready to go for the school year. This session will go through: pulling past courses or creating a new course, adding students to your course, pacing and monitoring progress, communication through Buzz, and review creating basic assignments.

16. Build a Better Lesson with BrainPOP

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: 3-8 Teachers

Dates: 8/17/2021

Participants need to register at this link prior to 8/17: Zoom Registration Link: https://brainpop.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GoNcDE8BQiKf9FWDjelUBA In this interactive webinar, learn how BrainPOP is designed universally to meet the needs of learners at all tiers of instruction. You will build a better lesson that incorporates BrainPOP resources to build background knowledge and practice thinking skills that yield evidence of learning for assessment.

17. Walk through the Science and Engineering Practice

Program: Science Center

Audience: Teachers in the Science Service

Dates: 8/17/2021

Cost- No charge for OHM Science Center Districts or OHM BOCES component districts Science and Engineering Practices describe the behaviors students will engage in as they investigate and create models and theories about phenomena. Practices are "what students do"", or how they learn. Join the OHM Science center to explore the 8 Science and Engineering Practices. This session is available P-12.

18. Brainpop Coding

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: Middle School Teachers, High School Teachers

Dates: 8/17/2021

Participants need to register at this link prior to 8/17: Zoom Registration Link: https://brainpop.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XZBsLnnKQvW1-BDmfs74Sw Discover best practices for integrating coding to your curriculum with BrainPOP's text- and block-based creative coding tools. No coding experience is needed! We also address assessment practice for coding projects: evaluating process, code, content, and creativity.

19. Walk through the Crosscutting Concepts

Program: Science Center

Audience: Teachers in the Science Service

Dates: 8/17/2021

Cost- No charge for OHM Science Center Districts or OHM BOCES component districts Crosscutting Concepts are applied across all domains of science. They link the different science domains since they provide an organization of how students think. Crosscutting Concepts describe what students are to look for while investigating to relate knowledge between multiple science fields. Join the OHM Science Center to explore the 7 Crosscutting Concepts. This session is available P-12.

20. Kickstart your year with Think Like a Scientist!

Program: Science Center

Audience: Teachers in the Science Service

Dates: 8/18/2021

Cost- No charge for OHM Science Center Districts The current transitional shift in the OHM Science program is support for greater phenomena prompts, models for student engagement to guide lesson sequence, and greater understanding of three dimensional approaches. The "Think Like a Scientist""½½ mini unit has been created in response to our focus on demystifying the practices and crosscutting concepts. Everyday examples are used to promote relevance before having the opportunity to apply to the kit specific content. The resource has been created to be adaptable for implementation. There is no one way to use it. Join the OHM Science Center to learn at least three ways to incorporate Think Like a Scientist in your classroom. This session is targeted for K-5 science kit users and/or administrators..

21. Research Rocket

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: Librarians, elementary and middle school teachers

Dates: 8/18/2021

Research Rocket is the newest resource provided to all schools, teachers and students through the School Library System. ResearchRocket is designed for digital learning. Whether your students are learning remotely or in-person, you need the right resources to create meaningful and engaging lessons. Discover how the newly enhanced ResearchRocket, an online digital research tool, delivers diverse, vetted information for elementary and middle school students.

22. Using Kit Anchoring Phenomena to Develop Driving Questions

Program: Science Center

Audience: Teachers in the Science Service

Dates: 8/18/2021

Cost- No charge for OHM Science Center Districts Science begins with a phenomena that causes an observer to question the natural or human-made worlds, instills curiosity. A practice of science is to ask and refine questions that lead to descriptions and explanations of how the natural and designed world works and how it can be tested. Join the OHM Science Center to review best practices to develop phenomena based questions to steer a unit. This session is targeted for K-5 science kit users and/or administrators..
Cost- No charge for OHM Science Center Districts or OHM BOCES component districts This session is designed for teachers that are authors (teacher role) in Buzz and want their students to complete assignments. This session will walk through the steps of adding the digital assignments to your Buzz Course, assign them to your students, and grade and provide feedback for the activities. A preview for this can be referenced: https://youtu.be/OWfpWVP9M4I

24. Everything I Need to Know that I Didn't Learn While Getting My MLS

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Audience: All librarians

Dates: 8/19/2021

You've got the degree, now what? For new or recently graduated LMSs, this session will introduce you to the OHM BOCES School Library System staff, services and support. Topics covered in this session include: Accessing online resources The ins and outs of ILL requests & delivery K-6 library skills & Information & Media Literacy 9-12 curriculum Copyright questions Best practices for handling challenged material, difficult teachers and rambunctious students Join us and start your year on the right path!

25. Navigating updated 3D Lessons -OHM Science Center

Program: Science Center

Dates: 8/19/2021

Three Dimensional learning includes students understanding the content (Disciplinary Core Ideas), through the use of Science and Engineering Practices (what the students will do), while looking for Crosscutting Concepts across the sciences. Our lesson plans previously provided teachers a soft touch of these skills. First quarter kit lesson plans for the 2020-2021 school year will draw out each specific skill to deepen the content while furthering the practices and concepts. We hope to create a common language between educators as science is taught three dimensionally. Join the OHM Science Center to explore the new lesson format. This session is targeted for K-5 science kit users and/or administrators..

26. Diversity & Dewey

Program: School Library System/Media Services

Dates: 8/19/2021

New methods for categorizing & organizing your nonfiction collection that support inclusion of marginalized voices

27. Go Guardian Teacher

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Oneida Herkimer Madison BOCES Main Campus Educators

Dates: 8/23/2021

ONLINE COURSE. This is an online course that teachers can work through at their own pace. The course resides within the Buzz Learning Management System. It will walk teachers through how to use the Teacher side of Go Guardian with their students. THIS IS AN ONLINE COURSE.

28. Promethean Board Basics

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES Main Campus Educators

Dates: 8/23/2021

ONLINE COURSE. This course is a prerequisite for attending a Promethean Board workshop in the fall. The online course will walk through the basics of using a Promethean Board. As this is an online course it is self-paced. THIS IS AN ONLINE COURSE.

29. eDynamic Learning: Fund, Expand & Sequence Your CTE Programs Part II

Program: ISS Web Based Instruction

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 8/23/2021

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Fund, Expand, & Sequence your CTE Programs Part II. This session will cover how you can 1) preparing students for service hours and internships, 2) developing stronger relationships with business partners, and 3) how to find funding opportunities to support and expand your programs. The session is offered through Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent out to attendees the day before the session. If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Parzych at jparzych@oneida-boces.org

30. K-5 Science Kit Training Day 1

Program: Science Center

Dates: 8/24/2021

This Virtual Immersive Training will start with a one hour overview of updates to the program and a walkthrough of the available online content, followed by sessions for each grade's kits. These sessions will be led by OHM BOCES Science Center Staff and classroom teachers and managed through Zoom. 8:30-9:15 Overview of program, updates to curriculum and packaging, and walkthrough of the online content available. 9:30 -11:15 Kit Break Out Sessions 1, by grade level Grade K- Five Senses Grade 1: The Human Body Grade 2: The Nature of Matter Grade 3: Forces in Physics Grade 4: Shaping our Earth Grade 5: Energy of Life 12:00- 1:45 Kit Break Out Session 2, by grade level Grade K- Weather and Climate Grade 1: Our Sun and the Night Sky Grade 2: The Diversity of Life Grade 3: Frog Life Cycles and preview of Butterflies) Grade 4: Understanding Energy Grade 5: Chemistry in Our World 1:45- 2:00 Day's summary, wrap up questions

31. K-5 Science Kit Training Day 2

Program: Science Center

Dates: 8/25/2021

This Virtual Immersive Training will start with a one hour overview of updates to the program and a walkthrough of the available online content, followed by sessions for each grade's kits. These sessions will be led by OHM BOCES Science Center Staff and classroom teachers and managed through Zoom. 8:30-9:15 Overview of program, updates to curriculum and packaging, and walkthrough of the online content available. 9:30 -11:15 Kit Break Out Sessions 1, by grade level Kit Break Out Sessions 1, by grade level Grade K- Gravity and Motion Grade 1: Animals and Survival Grade 2: The Dynamic Earth Grade 3: Adaptations and Survival Grade 4: Structures and Functions of Life Grade 5: Earth Systems 12:00- 1:45 Kit Break Out Session 2, by grade level Grade K- Relationships in an Ecosystem Grade 1: Light Sound and Communication Grade 2: Plants: Structure and Function Grade 3: Global Climate Grade 4: Simple Machines and Circuits (preview of Waves) Grade 5: Space Systems 1:45- 2:00 Day's summary, wrap up questions

32. A Morning of Culture for your Classroom

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 8/26/2021

The New York State Learning Standards for Culture for World Languages have officially changed. Responding to many requests, we have designed an interactive workshop to discuss how to incorporate Standards #4 and #5 into your curriculum. The workshop will focus on how to introduce the concept of teaching language through products, practices and perspectives of target cultures by using authentic resources. The workshop will include examples for your classroom at the Checkpoint A, B & C levels. Time will be provided with your colleagues to develop lessons in line with these guidelines.

33. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 9/17/2021

Monthly meetings

34. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 10/22/2021

Monthly meetings

35. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 10/22/2021

Monthly meetings

36. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 12/17/2021

Monthly meetings

37. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 1/21/2022

Monthly meetings

38. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 2/18/2022

Monthly meetings

39. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 3/25/2022

Monthly meetings

40. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 4/22/2022

Monthly meetings

41. *COPY OF OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 5/20/2022

Monthly meetings

42. OHM Business Officials Meetings

Program: PPD

Dates: 5/20/2022

Monthly meetings