Catalog: Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES WEBREG

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1. Mentee Meetings - Year 3 Participants

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Year 3 Mentees

Dates: 9/24/2018 to 6/17/2019

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Please come join us as we break apart each piece of a lesson plan. We will deepen our knowledge of what goes into a well-written lesson plan using a format and best-practices design. Please bring these two things to each session: Standards you are responsible for using (digital or hard copy) Lesson plan that you have used or are going to use

2. Autism 101

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All teachers, instructional leaders, teaching assistants, and administrators.

Dates: 9/25/2018

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Participants will be introduced to the characteristics of Autism, brain research, information on behavior, anxiety, and OCD. All participants will take away a social story that can be used with students with Autism.

3. Autism 102

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All teachers, instructional leaders, teaching assistants, and administrators.

Dates: 9/26/2018

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Participants will be diving into teaching strategies such as structured teaching, behavior management systems, and task analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to create tasks and schedules to meet the needs of students with Autism.
CPI - Crisis Prevention Initial 2 Day Training for Related Services Staff Only. CPI training of best practices for safe behavior management with methods that focus on prevention. Trains professionals to create safe and respectful work environments with practical skills and strategies to safely manage disruptive or difficult behavior while balancing the responsibilities of care.

5. Art Circle #1: A Challenge to Create!

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: local art educators

Dates: 9/27/2018

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The challenge is to create a piece of artwork in a special format/size. All materials will be provided and will include 10 X 10 pieces of paper, mat board and wood boards, paint, oil and chalk pastels, pencils, colored pencils, and pens. Or you can bring specific materials to create your own 10 X 10 piece of art. We will also be discussing the new NYS standards, the YAM show in March, updates for Region 3 NYSATA, and meet the new Herkimer County teachers.

6. NYS Next Generation Literacies

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: General Ed teachers, ESLO teachers, teaching assistants

Dates: 10/1/2018

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Participants in this workshop will explore aspects of the NYS Next Generation Literacies and practice culturally responsive protocols that effectively address the challenges English Learners encounter in engaging with complex texts across modalities and content areas. Throughout the day, participants will collaborate by creating learning activities (interactive word walls, leveled academic conversation cards) that model targeted scaffolding for the needs of a diverse population. Participants will leave with digital resources to select from and replicate approaches back in the classroom. Content-specific examples and text sets for math, science, and social studies will be shared as well as the formative NYS documents. CTLE for ESOL hours.

7. Lead Evaluator Certification - Principals and Administrative Interns

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals/ Administrators/ Administrative Interns

Dates: 10/1/2018

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

8. Mohawk Valley Elementary Leaders

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary principals/administrators

Dates: 10/4/2018 to 6/11/2019

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

9. Understanding Trauma in the Classroom: Research and Strategies for Educators

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All teachers and staff

Dates: 10/9/2018 to 3/5/2019

This three day series will take educators on a journey to more deeply understand the impact of trauma for students and adults alike. Day 1 will focus on The Brain: Our Emotional Friend and Foe. Day 2 offers strategies for trauma informed interactions and mindfulness practices. Day 3 recognizes the importance of self-care so that educators are able to withstand the impact of trauma on their practice and be more present and grounded for those they serve. Day 1: The Brain: Our Emotional Friend and Foe Day 2: Trauma Informed Mindfulness & Interactions Day 3: Trauma First Aid & Self-Care for Educators Presenters: Liane Benedict, Roseann Bayne, and Kate Ginney

10. Andragogy I

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, staff developers, teacher leaders

Dates: 10/11/2018

This session will explore 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

11. Mohawk Valley Secondary Leaders

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Secondary principals/administrators

Dates: 10/15/2018 to 6/11/2019

Collaborative meetings for secondary principals within the Herkimer BOCES component districts.
This workshop is intended to review the duties of the Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) position, become familiar with compliance requirements in school labs, and address laboratory safety (including fume hoods and PPE guidelines) and chemical hazards. Provide information on storing and labeling materials and waste management practices. This program is grant funded through the NYS-DOL HAB OSH Training & Education Program to the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH) grant # C18005GG. Presenter: Nellie J. Brown, MS,CIH Director Workplace Health & Safety Program Worker Institute @ Cornell University - ILR

13. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/18/2018

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.

14. Mental Health and Wellness Professional Development

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators, counselors

Dates: 10/19/2018

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A day dedicated to learning how we can best support our students' optimum mental health and wellness. Please be sure to join us for our Community Resources Fair during lunch. Hosted by Central Valley School District, Herkimer County School Counselors Association, and Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES

15. Mental Health and Wellness Professional Development (NO LUNCH NEEDED)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators, counselors

Dates: 10/19/2018

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A day dedicated to learning how we can best support our students' optimum mental health and wellness. Please be sure to join us for our Community Resources Fair during lunch. Hosted by Central Valley School District, Herkimer County School Counselors Association, and Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES.

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

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals/ Administrators/ Administrative Interns

Dates: 10/29/2018

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

17. An Introduction to Cultural Responsiveness

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: General Education teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, administrators

Dates: 11/2/2018

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The topic of cultural responsiveness is becoming progressively important in education as our population becomes increasingly diverse. Yet often, our perceptions of and assumptions about culture are invisible to us. This interactive workshop will focus on defining culture and deliberately developing cultural expectations of our own environments. Participants will engage in activities to help address behaviors that may be culturally driven and misinterpreted, identify common stressors for newcomer and refugee students and families, and take away a set of easy strategies that could be implemented immediately to help validate and affirm diversity. This session is appropriate for any school personnel who work with students and parents. CTLE hours for ESOL.

18. Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: General Ed teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, administrators

Dates: 11/2/2018

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Culturally responsive practices should be woven into the fabric of effective teaching. In order to affirm and validate the diversity of our students we must consider ways to engage them in the ongoing work of our classrooms. English Language Learners can participant fully when our choices of environment and activities are thoughtfully constructed to help them access learning opportunities. These constructs should address the four modalities of reading, writing, speaking, and listening within the scope of Next Generation literacies. This workshop will focus on the whys, hows, and whats to creating and maintaining a culturally responsive classroom. CTLE hours for ESOL

19. Andragogy II: Learning Leadership

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, staff developers, teacher leaders

Dates: 11/8/2018

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
This workshop is designed for secondary school teachers who grapple with a conundrum: How to teach the difficult racial history of the U.S. past without inflicting harm in the present. The n-word, in particular--a word that is prevalent in both racist and anti-racist documents, art, literature and politics--poses a problem when invoked insensitively in academic spaces. Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor seeks to foster intellectual curiosity while carefully guiding fraught discussions. In this workshop, she shares the history of the n-word, models her own process teaching racially provocative materials and offers concrete suggestions for bringing these conversations to middle and high school classrooms. This is a 2-hour workshop primarily designed for secondary school teachers, administrators and staff. Anyone curious about teaching harmful subjects without inflicting harm will benefit from this workshop. Teachers who in engage materials in their classes that invoke the n-word will find this workshop of particular interest.
This workshop is designed for secondary school teachers who grapple with a conundrum: How to teach the difficult racial history of the U.S. past without inflicting harm in the present. The n-word, in particular--a word that is prevalent in both racist and anti-racist documents, art, literature and politics--poses a problem when invoked insensitively in academic spaces. Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor seeks to foster intellectual curiosity while carefully guiding fraught discussions. In this workshop, she shares the history of the n-word, models her own process teaching racially provocative materials and offers concrete suggestions for bringing these conversations to middle and high school classrooms. This is a 2-hour workshop primarily designed for secondary school teachers, administrators and staff. Anyone curious about teaching harmful subjects without inflicting harm will benefit from this workshop. Teachers who in engage materials in their classes that invoke the n-word will find this workshop of particular interest.

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

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals/ Administrators/ Administrative Interns

Dates: 11/19/2018

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

23. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 11/19/2018

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.

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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.

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. CULTURAL RELEVANT/SUSTAINING PEDAGOGIES with Dr. Jevon Hunter

Program: Professional Development

Audience: ELA, Literacy, and Social Studies teachers

Dates: 1/28/2019

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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.

30. 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.

31. 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.