Catalog: Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES WEBREG

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1. Google Classroom - WEBINAR

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/26/2018

Starting Soon
The webinar will focus on how to use Google Classroom. Participants will be sent a link for connecting to the webinar the day of the presentation. You will need a set of speakers to be able to hear sound for the webinar and a microphone if you wish to ask questions.

2. INSTRUCTIONAL ROUNDS

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/27/2018 to 11/28/2018

This training will provide participants with a complete understanding of Instructional Rounds including: * What Rounds Is/Isn't * Level of Commitment * Evidence Collection * Tools and Resources * Role specific responsibilities Registration Fees: Component Districts - no charge Non-Component Districts - $200.00 Any questions regarding this workshop please email Markie Scott at mscott@herkimer-boces.org

3. Regional English Language Arts Roundtable

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/28/2018

Regional Roundtable for ELA Teachers. Topics of discussion and application focused on the Next Generation ELA standards, instructional math practices, and updates from the state on assessments. All ELA teachers from component districts are welcome.

4. Next Generation ELA Standards - PK - 12

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/30/2018

An overview of the Next Generation ELA Standards. Begin looking at the changes made to the standards, while sharing feedback with others. Take time to read the standards and their progressions created in the new format. Begin to review the crosswalks and dive into the standards during this awareness phase of the Next Generation ELA Standards. **PLEASE BRING: Your ELA curriculum materials

5. Restorative Practices (RP): Promoting a Positive School Culture and Climate

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, administrators

Dates: 12/6/2018

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This seminar provides an overview of discipline disparities, restorative practices and ways to promote positive discipline in schools. RP examines recent data collected on disciplinary trends by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. Key ideas and components of Restorative Practice are presented. Research and reasons for using restorative practices as an alternative to suspensions and other punitive approaches to misbehavior are explored. This seminar will offer educators some strategies to engage in restorative questioning dialogue and tier 1 restorative circles.

6. Trauma Awareness in Education: Supporting Resiliency and Preventing Conflict

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, administrators

Dates: 12/6/2018

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Increasingly our students experience exposure to multiple or prolonged traumatic events, such as child abuse, neglect, and exposure to domestic violence. This experience directly affects their social and emotional development and negatively impacts their behavior and academic growth in school. It is becoming more common that educators are faced with the challenges of connecting with and educating students who have endured complex trauma. Often the hurt that is felt by the student is placed on the educator and it can manifest in a variety of ways. This seminar will engage participants in understanding the roots of trauma, its prevalence and causes, the characteristics and associated behaviors, as well as learning how to work with traumatized students in a proactive and positive way.

7. Pedagogy 101

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/10/2018 to 2/4/2019

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This is a three part series with in class coaching and support. New teachers learn strategies in basic Pedagogy. Part One - Lesson Design: All the ins and outs of effective lesson design. Gain tools and resources to develop effective lessons for your classroom. Part Two - Language Acquisition: Gain effective strategies to connect students knowledge with real world application through advanced literacy strategies and support. Part Three - Assessments: Design contextualized summative and formative assessments that monitor student goals, and are aligned with your standards. Classroom Coaching and Support are a supplement to this training.

8. Lead Evaluator Certification - Principals, Administrators, Administrative Interns

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals/ Administrators/ Administrative Interns

Dates: 12/10/2018

This seminar will review components of 3012d needed for Lead Evaluator Certification. Lunch will be served.

9. Andragogy II: Learning Leadership

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, staff developers, teacher leaders

Dates: 12/11/2018

This session will delve deeper into the tenets of adult learning theory, including: - The research on androgyny - The conscious competence cycle - Generations at work. Registration fee is $100 for those not employed within Herkimer BOCES component districts

10. Stop the Bleed Training

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/11/2018

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Become trained, equipped & empowered to help in a bleeding emergency. “Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide initiative to teach, train, and empower the public about life saving techniques and how to make a meaningful difference when tragedy strikes. The training, itself, focuses on identifying the types of wounds and basic treatment methods based on the type and location of the wound.

11. Next Gen Science Standards Building Capacity

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers

Dates: 12/17/2018

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Follow up to regional professional development on the Next Gen Science Standards. Begin to break down the standards more completely for greater fluency of the standards in your classrooms. This is a more in depth approach to the standards following the work of NGSS and NSTA. We will be accessing tools to support using Phenomena in your lesson designs, inquiry practices, as well as aligned Formative Assessment tools.

12. Task Predicts Performance: The Instructional Core and Quality Task Design

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 12/20/2018

New
This workshop builds on the Instructional Core model out of Harvard University that is the research basis of Instructional Rounds.  If Task Predicts Performance, how can we build better tasks to help our students think more critically and act more autonomously?   Participants will:






•      Become more familiar with the Instructional Core model and why it is important to student learning.






•      Learn the principles of good instructional task design






•      Practice writing more rigorous, accessible tasks

13. Lead Evaluator Certification - Principals, Administrators, Administrative Interns

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals/ Administrators/ Administrative Interns

Dates: 1/7/2019

This seminar will review components of 3012d needed for Lead Evaluator Certification. Lunch will be served.

14. Elementary Leaders' Council

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary principals/administrators

Dates: 1/15/2019 to 6/10/2019

Collaborative meetings for elementary principals within the Herkimer BOCES component districts.

15. Secondary Leaders' Council

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Secondary principals/administrators

Dates: 1/16/2019 to 6/11/2019

Collaborative meetings for secondary principals within the Herkimer BOCES component districts.

16. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 1/24/2019

The Safety Service is offering a regularly scheduled “Right to Know” and “School Safety Mandated Trainings” training session for the 2018-2019 School Year. The trainings will be held in the Conference Room at BOCES’ Administrative Offices at 420 East German Street, 3rd Floor, in Herkimer on the following dates:



• September 20th



• October 18th



• November 19th



• January 24th



• March 20th



• May 23rd Each session will begin at 2:45PM and will run for approximately 50 minutes covering the following topics:



• Right to Know



• Dignity for All Student Annual Refresher & Update



• Sexual Harassment Awareness



• Mental Health Awareness



• Violence Prevention



• Emergency Procedures If you have new hires or employees who missed these trainings during this year’s Opening Days, please RSVP with the Safety Service at nfarber@herkimer-boces.org or 315-867-2035 at least three days before the date of training. The schedule is also available through My Learning Plan.

17. CULTURAL RELEVANT/SUSTAINING PEDAGOGIES with Dr. Jevon Hunter (Herkimer BOCES Component School Districts)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: ELA, Literacy, and Social Studies teachers

Dates: 1/28/2019

Critical educators who borrow from the tenets of Culturally Relevant/Sustaining Pedagogies (CR/SP) regularly call for meaningful ways to engage students in intellectually rigorous curricular activities that draw from the diverse backgrounds of youth. In response to this call-to-action, this interactive workshop walks classroom teachers through a series of activities and lessons grounded in the principles of CR/SP, while using a range of texts that can be leveraged in classrooms to connect students to a robust, diverse curriculum. At the core of this workshop is the implementation of Critical Inquiry Projects, investigations that allow students to consider and examine how their social realities are linked to curricular learning outcomes. Attendees will receive materials, reading lists, sample texts, and other resources for individual classroom use. Registration fee is $100 and your district will be billed for attendance, unless other arrangements are made by contacting mscott@herkimer-boces.org. This workshop is presented by Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES in collaboration with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, and Madison-Oneida BOCES.

18. CULTURAL RELEVANT/SUSTAINING PEDAGOGIES with Dr. Jevon Hunter (MO BOCES Component School Districts)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: ELA, Literacy, and Social Studies teachers

Dates: 1/28/2019

New
Critical educators who borrow from the tenets of Culturally Relevant/Sustaining Pedagogies (CR/SP) regularly call for meaningful ways to engage students in intellectually rigorous curricular activities that draw from the diverse backgrounds of youth. In response to this call-to-action, this interactive workshop walks classroom teachers through a series of activities and lessons grounded in the principles of CR/SP, while using a range of texts that can be leveraged in classrooms to connect students to a robust, diverse curriculum. At the core of this workshop is the implementation of Critical Inquiry Projects, investigations that allow students to consider and examine how their social realities are linked to curricular learning outcomes. Attendees will receive materials, reading lists, sample texts, and other resources for individual classroom use. Registration fee is $100 and your district will be billed for attendance, unless other arrangements are made by contacting mscott@herkimer-boces.org. This workshop is presented by Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES in collaboration with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, and Madison-Oneida BOCES.

19. STEAM Playground Series: 1, 2, 3

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: K-12 teachers, teaching assistants, administrators

Dates: 2/2/2019

Do your students enjoy and expect to be working with the latest technology? Are you looking for a way to learn more about these 21st century tools? Do you want to become more familiar with using emerging tech tools in your classroom? Come, see, and play with a variety to tech tools and resources that can add excitement, interest and creativity in your classrooms as well as to integrate STEAM into your everyday curriculum. Topics will include coding, robotics, drones, video production, Virtual and Augmented Reality and more. Join us for the February 2 session from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Herkimer High School. Each session in this series will focus on 2-3 topics in depth with lots of time to play with the tools, talk about how to use them with what you are already doing in the classroom, and create activities to take with you.

20. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/20/2019

The Safety Service is offering a regularly scheduled “Right to Know” and “School Safety Mandated Trainings” training session for the 2018-2019 School Year. The trainings will be held in the Conference Room at BOCES’ Administrative Offices at 420 East German Street, 3rd Floor, in Herkimer on the following dates:




• September 20th




• October 18th




• November 19th




• January 24th




• March 20th




• May 23rd Each session will begin at 2:45PM and will run for approximately 50 minutes covering the following topics:




• Right to Know




• Dignity for All Student Annual Refresher & Update




• Sexual Harassment Awareness




• Mental Health Awareness




• Violence Prevention




• Emergency Procedures If you have new hires or employees who missed these trainings during this year’s Opening Days, please RSVP with the Safety Service at nfarber@herkimer-boces.org or 315-867-2035 at least three days before the date of training. The schedule is also available through My Learning Plan.

21. STEAM Playground Series: 1,2,3

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: K-12 teachers, teaching assistants, administrators

Dates: 4/27/2019

STEAM Playground Series: 1, 2, 3 Do your students enjoy and expect to be working with the latest technology? Are you looking for a way to learn more about these 21st century tools? Do you want to become more familiar with using emerging tech tools in your classroom? Come, see, and play with a variety of tech tools and resources that can add excitement, interest and creativity in your classrooms as well as to integrate STEAM into your everyday curriculum. Topics will include coding, robotics, drones, video production, Virtual and Augmented Reality and more. Join us for the April 27 session from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Herkimer High School. The sessions in this series will focus on 2-3 topics in depth with lots of time to play with the tools, talk about how to use them with what you are already doing in the classroom, and create activities to take with you.

22. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 5/23/2019

The Safety Service is offering a regularly scheduled “Right to Know” and “School Safety Mandated Trainings” training session for the 2018-2019 School Year. The trainings will be held in the Conference Room at BOCES’ Administrative Offices at 420 East German Street, 3rd Floor, in Herkimer on the following dates:





• September 20th





• October 18th





• November 19th





• January 24th





• March 20th





• May 23rd Each session will begin at 2:45PM and will run for approximately 50 minutes covering the following topics:





• Right to Know





• Dignity for All Student Annual Refresher & Update





• Sexual Harassment Awareness





• Mental Health Awareness





• Violence Prevention





• Emergency Procedures If you have new hires or employees who missed these trainings during this year’s Opening Days, please RSVP with the Safety Service at nfarber@herkimer-boces.org or 315-867-2035 at least three days before the date of training. The schedule is also available through My Learning Plan.