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1. Right To Know and School Safety Mandated Trainings

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 1/24/2019

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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.

2. Grade 3 & 4 Social Studies Curriculum Support

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/1/2019

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Need support in adapting the Social Studies Framework into your packed curriculum? We will be looking at grade band specific content. We will work through each content standard one at a time. Full instruction of any social studies concepts or terms will be provided in this training. Resources and lesson designs will be shared as well. This workshop is intended for all elementary teachers including special education teachers.

3. 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. The February session will focus on Coding with Spheres, Videoproduction with GoPros and the attendees phones, and Virtual and Augmented Reality with Google Expedition. Participants will exchange ideas about how to incorporate the technology in the classroom, and create activities to take with you.

4. Framework Exam Scoring Training - Little Falls Social Studies Teachers

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Little Falls Social Studies Teachers

Dates: 2/4/2019

NYS Framework Exam Scoring Training

5. Social Thinking

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 2/25/2019

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This training is geared toward Nurses, Counselors, Psychologists, Teachers, Administrators, and CSE Chairs. Participants will dive into understanding the “social” part of the communication disorder that affects people with Autism. Participants will leave with strategies to help a student with Autism practice social communication in order to positively impact their relationships and collaboration in school.

6. Code-Switching: Implications in the Classroom

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Gen Ed teachers, teaching assistants, ELL teachers, special ed teachers, support staff, administrators

Dates: 2/27/2019

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What is code-switching? It is defined as the process of shifting from one linguistic code (language or dialect) to another depending on the social context or conversational setting. Code-switching can influence the self-concept and identity of the students we teach. While code-switching can be common when learning a new language, our world affords us many opportunities to code-switch in a cultural sense every day. Learn to identify what it means to code-switch for English Language Learners (ELLs) and explore the potential benefits of using code-switching in the classroom. 6 CTLE hours for ELL ar provided. Lunch on your own.

7. 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.

8. Social Studies Network Collaboration

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Middle and High School Social Studies Teachers

Dates: 3/25/2019

New
Continued work - Social Studies interested in collaborating and vetting Enduring Issues Essays and CRQs. This collaborative effort is a continuation of statewide frameworks in social studies. Teachers will help to create an open share of enduring issues and CRQs for the region. Build Enduring Issues and CRQs using the guidelines of the state. Provide feedback and receive feedback on finished Enduring Issues and CRQs.

9. Emotional Regulation

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/27/2019

New
Regulating emotions is very difficult for a person on the spectrum. This training is open to anyone that interacts with a person on the spectrum and would like more tools and strategies to help a person on the Spectrum learn coping skills to regulate their emotions.

10. Shop Safety

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/11/2019

Common problems in the shop Regulations and recommendations on chemical exposure Understanding routes of exposure to chemicals Protection and prevention for reducing or eliminating hazards: hierarchy of controls Evaluating hazards; conducting a safety audit Chemical storage issues and waste disposal Hazards, protection, and prevention for woodworking machinery, wood dust, and chemical hazards of paints, coatings, stains, and strippers.

11. Art Room Safety

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/11/2019

ART HAZARDS: Common problems in the arts Regulations and recommendations on chemical exposure Evaluating studio and classroom hazards; conducting a safety audit Chemical storage issues and waste disposal Hazards, protection, and prevention for arts/materials:

12. Autism 101

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/17/2019

New
This training is being offered over the April break to accommodate bus drivers, bus aides, and other individuals that work with students during the school day and may be unable to get to a training to learn the basics about Autism.

13. Autism 102

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/23/2019

New
This training is geared toward the classroom Teachers, Teaching Assistants, and Aides. Participants will look at ways to engage students on the spectrum into meaningful educational tasks, as well as ways to set up your students for success. You do not need to attend 101 to participate. However, if your knowledge of Autism is limited, the 101 is a great introduction.

14. 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.

15. DASA Certification

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 5/15/2019

DASA Six-Hour Certification Course When:January 8, 2019 and May 15, 2018 8:00AM-3:00PM Where: Conference Room at the Administration Office Building on the 3rd Floor at 420 East German Street, Herkimer, NY Cost: Free for Employees of Herkimer – Fulton – Hamilton – Otsego BOCES and Component Districts subscribing to the Safety Service! All others $90 – Please make checks payable to Herkimer BOCES and write “Dignity Act Certification Course” in the memo section. Description: This 6-hour course is required for anyone pursuing a new certification, including educators applying for their professional certification. Upon completion, Herkimer BOCES will report your completion electronically. To be fully prepared to complete this course, PRIOR to attending, please log on to: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html. Choose: “I wish to proceed”, choose a BIAS test to complete and bring the results with you to discuss during this course!

16. 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.

17. DASA Certification Class

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/13/2019

DASA Six-Hour Certification Course When:August 13, 2019 9:00AM-4:00PM Where: 352 Gros Blvd. Herkimer, NY 13350 in Leatherstockiung A Room Cost: Free for Employees of Herkimer – Fulton – Hamilton – Otsego BOCES and Component Districts subscribing to the Safety Service! All others $90 – Please make checks payable to Herkimer BOCES and write “Dignity Act Certification Course” in the memo section. Description: This 6-hour course is required for anyone pursuing a new certification, including educators applying for their professional certification. Upon completion, Herkimer BOCES will report your completion electronically. To be fully prepared to complete this course, PRIOR to attending, please log on to: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html. Choose: “I wish to proceed”, choose a BIAS test to complete and bring the results with you to discuss during this course!