Catalog: Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES WEBREG

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1. Regional Science Collaboration - Assessment

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/25/2019

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Collaboration network of regional science teachers working with assessment design in the NYSSLS standards in preparation for assessment changes. We will look at the timeline of for state updates as well as work to create strategic plans for supporting sciences in your districts. We will break into content specific groups to brainstorm and provide content specific formative and summative assessments aligned with the new standards. We will use examples created by the state as well as connected NGSS partners to reevaluate how we assess students in science.

2. Social Thinking

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/25/2019

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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.

3. DASA

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/25/2019

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Mandated Training

4. DASA Certification

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/26/2019

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DASA Six-Hour Certification Course When: March 26, 2019 8:00AM-3:00PM Where: Herkimer BOCES WEB Complex 352 Gros Blvd. Herkimer, NY 13350 Leatherstocking A 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!

5. Emotional Regulation

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 3/27/2019

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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.

6. Teaching Math Through Games (K-8)

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: K-8 teachers, teaching assistants, special ed teachers, math specialists

Dates: 3/27/2019

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Are you looking for ways to expand your repertoire of ideas and strategies for meeting the needs of your students? Do your students like games? Have you found any amazing games to use during math instruction Come and join us to preview, play, and learn how to use "games" at your grade level to support learning for all students. Create a fun and rewarding learning environment for your students.

7. AAC Inservice

Program: Professional Development

Audience: SLP's

Dates: 3/27/2019

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A representative from PRC will discuss AAC devices they provide, language systems and ideas on incorporating speech generating devices into the classroom

8. Social Studies Network Collaboration

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Middle and High School Social Studies Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2019

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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. World Languages - Assessment

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/1/2019

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World Language select group for assessment.

10. Mohawk Valley Saturday Science: Water Everywhere

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Science teachers, K-12

Dates: 4/6/2019

Entitled "Mohawk Valley Saturday Science: Water Everywhere" this workshop to be held on April 6 is a professional development event for all science teachers K-12 at Herkimer College in Herkimer, NY. Presentations by Faith Thompson, Philip Tangorra, Madison Quinn, and Dr. Michael McCormick. There will be a registration fee of $20 for attendees or $10 for Master Teachers. Registration starts at 8:30 with the event running from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch are included. Payment to be paid in advance to Lee Kawalsky, 239 Ramblewood Drive, Deerfield, NY 13502. Direct questions to mvtreasurer@stanys.org.

11. Student Friendly Algebra

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Grade 7-High School math and special education teachers, math specialists

Dates: 4/8/2019

Can you and your students leave math class smiling? The answer is YES! Students should learn to appreciate the beauty and the joy of mathematics, so let's put the fun back in Algebra! Understanding algebra is the key to success in future math courses, making it critical to identify strategies that improve algebra knowledge. Come spend the day with Jody and your fellow math teachers learning new strategies to add to your teacher toolbox.

12. 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.

13. 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:

14. Autism 101

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/17/2019

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.

15. Autism 102

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 4/23/2019

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.

16. Grades 6 - 8 Next Generation ELA Standards - Crosswalks and Curriculum Alignment

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Department Chairs, and Administrators 6 - 8

Dates: 4/26/2019

This is part of the Building Capacity Phase of the standards road map. This workshop is designed to provide further support for district, building, and grade level instructional teams on the Next Generation ELA Standards. We will take a comprehensive dive into the crosswalks and prioritization of standards in the morning. In the afternoon teams will be given time to purposefully plan and align their current curriculum with the new standards in preparation for the following school year. All teachers and administrators Grades 6 - 8 are welcome.

17. 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.

18. 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!

19. 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.

20. Grades 6 - 8 Next Generation Math Standards - Crosswalks and Curriculum Alignment

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Department Chairs, and Administrators 6 - 8

Dates: 5/24/2019

This is part of the Building Capacity Phase of the standards road map. This workshop is designed to provide further support for district, building, and grade level instructional teams on the Next Generation Math Standards. We will take a comprehensive dive into the crosswalks and prioritization of standards in the morning. In the afternoon teams will be given time to purposefully plan and align their current curriculum with the new standards in preparation for the following school year. All teachers and administrators Grades 6 - 8 are welcome.

21. Grades 9 - 12 Next Generation Math Standards - Crosswalks and Curriculum Alignment

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Department Chairs, and Administrators 6 - 8

Dates: 5/24/2019

This is part of the Building Capacity Phase of the standards road map. This workshop is designed to provide further support for district, building, and grade level instructional teams on the Next Generation Math Standards. We will take a comprehensive dive into the crosswalks and prioritization of standards in the morning. In the afternoon teams will be given time to purposefully plan and align their current curriculum with the new standards in preparation for the following school year. All teachers and administrators Grades 9 - 12 are welcome.

22. Grades 9 - 12 Next Generation ELA Standards - Crosswalks and Curriculum Alignment

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Department Chairs, and Administrators 6 - 8

Dates: 5/31/2019

This is part of the Building Capacity Phase of the standards road map. This workshop is designed to provide further support for district, building, and grade level instructional teams on the Next Generation ELA Standards. We will take a comprehensive dive into the crosswalks and prioritization of standards in the morning. In the afternoon teams will be given time to purposefully plan and align their current curriculum with the new standards in preparation for the following school year. All teachers and administrators Grades 9 - 12 are welcome.

23. K - 5 Next Generation Math Standards - Crosswalks and Curriculum Alignment

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Department Chairs, and Administrators K - 5

Dates: 6/10/2019

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This is part of the Building Capacity Phase of the standards road map. This workshop is designed to provide further support for district, building, and grade level instructional teams on the Next Generation Math Standards. We will take a comprehensive dive into the crosswalks and prioritization of standards in the morning. In the afternoon teams will be given time to purposefully plan and align their current curriculum with the new standards in preparation for the following school year. All k - 5 teachers and administrators are welcome.

24. 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!