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1. Understanding SAMR 1:1

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/20/2018

Starting Today
You have the technology. Now what? Are your devices just an expensive replacement for pencils and paper, or have they revolutionized instruction and learning in your classroom? The SAMR Model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) can be used as a framework to increase rigor and scaffold pedagogical design. Evaluate your purpose for integrating technology in the classroom by considering if you use technology to simply enhance learning or to transform learning experiences for your students.Facilitated by the MORIC Model Schools.

2. Raising Awareness - Next Generation ELA Standards - Grades 7-12

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Grades 7 through 12 educators

Dates: 7/23/2018

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An overview of the Next Generation ELA Standards for Grades 7 through 12. 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. After lunch there will be curriculum development time to implement what was learned, including breakout sessions based on the programs being used in districts.

3. Raising Awareness - Next Generation Math Standards - PK - 2

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Leaders, and Teachers Grades PK-2

Dates: 7/24/2018

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An overview of the Next Generation Math Standards for Prekindergarten through Grade 2. 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 Math Standards. After lunch there will be curriculum development time to implement what was learned, including breakout sessions based on the programs being used in districts.

4. Raising Awareness - Next Generation Math Standards - Grades 3-5

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Leaders, and Teachers Grades 3-5

Dates: 7/25/2018

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An overview of the Next Generation Math Standards for Grades 3 through 5. 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 Math Standards. After lunch there will be curriculum development time to implement what was learned, including breakout sessions based on the programs being used in districts.

5. Paul Andersen: NYS P-12 Science Learning Standards

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators, science specialists

Dates: 7/26/2018

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Paul Andersen is an educator from Bozeman, Montana with over twenty years of teaching experience. He is an accomplished keynote speaker and trainer who has presented all over the world to thousands of students, teachers, and administrators. His specialties include the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), educational technology, the flipped classroom and effective classroom design. Paul was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year and one of four finalists for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. Known for his YouTube creations, Paul continues to provide high-quality and meaningful professional development that has immediate uses in the classroom. He is in high demand and presented to over one hundred participants in November at O-H-M BOCES. This is a great opportunity for local K-12 educators to participate in this workshop.(Lunch will be on your own.)

6. Formative Assessment Tools

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/27/2018

Formative assessment is an important part of effective instruction. Teachers can use observations, checklists, and quick quizzes to gather data that will inform their instruction. Leverage technology to assess learning seamlessly and effortlessly. Collect information, analyze student learning profiles, and plan with a purpose - all while saving time. Once formative data has been collected, teachers now have the opportunity to plan with purpose. Buy back your planning periods and increase your students' success with easy formative assessment tools that work for you. Facilitated by MORIC Model Schools.

7. Social Studies Framework Standards and Practices - K - 12

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Social Studies Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2018

The Social Studies Framework Standards (2014) will begin full implementation of instructional practice and skill development K-12. New Framework exams at the high school level will need the support of building skills in social studies through vertical articulation of the practices across grade levels. This professional development will provide focus on building an understanding of context and foundation base of the standards, specifically focusing on the Framework for K-12. People attending this session will also be able to begin taking the next steps in transitioning to the new standards.
Teachers and Administrators are invited to look at cross patterned themes and language throughout the standards. We will look at standards K-6, 6-8, and 9-12. This is an exercise to seek the commonality of the language in the standards in each curriculum, and how those patterns fit together. The central theme of the day will be on Argumentative Writing. Forming a team of your strongest advocates for those subject areas at both the Primary and Secondary level, along with one administrator from each level, would be ideal for this exercise. The intent of the day is to give time to look at these new standards and how districts can decide to begin implementing all content through the curriculum to create alignment and collaboration among each building.

9. Curriculum Writing - Math, Science, Tech, FACS, Music, Phys Ed, Health

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/3/2018

Support with CCLS Modules or other curriculum writing initiatives.

10. Curriculum Writing - ELA, Social Studies, LOTE, and Art

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/6/2018

Support with CCLS Modules or other curriculum writing initiatives.

11. Integrated Performance Assessment in the World Language Classroom

Program: Professional Development

Audience: World Language Teachers

Dates: 8/7/2018 to 8/8/2018

An Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) is a cluster assessment featuring three tasks, each of which reflects one of the three modes of communication: interpretive, interpersonal and presentational. In this two-day workshop, you will learn all the ins and outs of creating and using these performance assessment tasks. At the end of the sessions, you will leave with practical knowledge on how to implement IPA’s into your classroom as well as some examples to take with you. Examples will be in French and Spanish, but all languages welcome!

12. Lead Evaluator Re-certification - Principals

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Principals

Dates: 8/7/2018

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

13. Gradual Release of Responsibility

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2018

Participants will be building capacity in the Gradual Release of Responsibility by incorporating the framework of I do, We do, You do into lessons. Participants will be working on building background, modeling, and providing feedback on the Gradual Release of Responsibility.

14. School Culture

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators

Dates: 8/9/2018

This workshop, based on the book School Culture Rewired, will outline a framework for identifying and analyzing a school's culture and climate. Rubrics and other useful tools are provided.

15. Inquiry: Asking the right questions for deeper understanding part 2

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/10/2018

Inquiry designed lessons are supported by the new standards across all contents. Are you asking the right questions to develop deeper thinking in your classroom? This workshop is designed to build a spirit of inquiry in the 21st century classroom. This workshop will extend development of Inquiry in instructional practice. This workshop will align with current NYS Standards in all contents. This will be a deeper look into the implementation of Inquiry into your classroom.

16. TI-Nspire with Navigator

Program: Professional Development

Audience: High School Math Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2018

Teachers will learn how to utilize the TI-Nspire handheld in conjunction with the TI-Nspire Navigator wireless system. See how the TI-Nspire Navigator System gives instant data analysis on your students work. Increase student motivation and time on task, decrease student misbehavior. Come see how the Nspire Navigator can change your classroom environment.

17. INSTRUCTIONAL ROUNDS

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 8/14/2018 to 8/15/2018

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
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

19. World Language Regional Writing

Program: Professional Development

Audience: World Language Teachers

Dates: 8/17/2018 to 10/29/2018

World Language Regional Assessment Building

20. A Historic Journey Down the Erie Canal

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Administrators, Support Staff

Dates: 8/19/2018

This workshop (back by popular demand) will provide participants with the opportunity to join fellow educators on an excursion along the beautiful and historic Erie Canal The captain will narrate as we travel through Lock 17, the highest lock on the Erie Canal, and float towards our destination, General Nicholas Herkimer's home. Our tour guides will take us through the home and provide us with fascinating facts about Herkimer and his significant role in the history of our country. An 18th century chocolate making demonstration and discussion will be a part of the visit. There will be a $20 non-refundable fee for each participant which will cover the cost of a barbecue lunch served by Promised Land BBQ consisting of pulled pork, sausage and peppers, hot dogs, baked beans, pasta salad, salt potatoes, watermelon, cookies, Heidelberg rolls, soda, and water. Guests (non-educators) are welcome at a full fee of $55. Checks are to be written to Erie Canal Cruises with LHC Aug.19 on the memo line. Registration is complete upon receipt of the check. Please respond by June 20, 2018. 5 CTLE hours granted.

21. Mindfulness in the Classroom --Level 1

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff, Administrators

Dates: 8/20/2018

Closed
Extensive research has shown that Mindfulness practices and SEL decrease stress, attention deficit issues, depression, anxiety and hostility in children while benefiting health, well-being, and social relationships. Join us for a full-day interactive workshop on Mindfulness in the Classroom. This workshop introduces educators to the history of and research behind Mindfulness application for personal and professional renewal. These applications offer opportunities for reflection, SEL, and Mindfulness practices for both adults and students. Our workshop will conclude with a relaxing 30 minute gentle yoga/mindfulness session. This workshop is led by local educators Sherri Spina and Jennifer Olds.

22. Mindfulness in the Classroom: Level 2

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff, Administrators

Dates: 8/21/2018

Closed
Extensive research has shown that Mindfulness practices and SEL decrease stress, attention deficit issues, depression, anxiety and hostility in children while benefiting health, well-being, and social relationships. Join us for a full-day interactive Level 2 workshop on Mindfulness in the Classroom, where we will review current research on important topics in neuroscience, toxic stress, and the proven benefits of mindfulness interventions. We will offer simple strategies to incorporate into your daily schedule to help create a connected, open and trusting classroom environment. Two veteran teachers trained and certified in mindfulness practices will share their experiences related to the real world application of these strategies and techniques. The workshop will conclude with a relaxing gentle yoga/mindfulness session. This workshop is a follow-up to participants who have completed Level 1. Lunch on your own.

23. MVELC Summer Retreat @ Minnowbrook

Program: Professional Development

Audience: MVELC Members only

Dates: 8/21/2018 to 8/22/2018

MVELC Summer Retreat @ Minnowbrook. Recertification with Laurie Hedges will be on August 21 from 1PM to 4PM. Professional development from 9AM - 12PM on August 22 is TBD.

24. Autism 101

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All teachers, instructional leaders and administrators.

Dates: 8/23/2018

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.

25. iPads as an Instructional Tool

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/23/2018

Learn about built-in features of the iPad that can help with accessibility. This workshop will also feature apps that can be used with students to help make the iPad an instructional tool. Participants can bring their own iPad. An iPad cart will also be available for anyone that will need an iPad to use. Apps will be preloaded on the iPads on the cart.

26. Chromebooks as an Instructional Tool

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/23/2018

Participants will learn about built-in features available on the Chromebook and Google Chrome that can be used to help with accessibility. The workshop will also highlight Chrome apps and extensions that can be used in the classroom. Participants can feel free to bring their own Chromebook. A Chromebook cart will also be available for participants to use that will have apps preloaded for use during the workshop.

27. Autism 102

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/24/2018

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.

28. CPI - Crisis Prevention Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/24/2018

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.

29. Playlists for Personalized Learning

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/24/2018

Interactive playlists and choice boards give students ownership of their learning through voice and choice. They allow teachers to leverage technology and time effectively by providing a means for intentional, goal-and-data-driven instruction, as well as opportunities for small group instruction. We will examine various playlist and choice board formats and explore how each is intentionally designed to bring students through each of the levels of Webb's Depth of Knowledge while also giving them voice and choice. Facilitated by MORIC Model Schools.

30. CPI - Crisis Prevention Initial 2 Day Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/27/2018 to 8/28/2018

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.

31. Mindfulness & Challenging Behaviors

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/27/2018

This workshop expands on the Mindfulness curriculum and provides best practices for staff in supporting the most challenging students in our classrooms.

32. Google Classroom August

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/28/2018

Looking for a way to collect and transmit information to your students? Google Classroom is a great resource for teachers that allows you to set up classes and collect information. Workshop participants will learn how to integrate G Suite into Google Classroom. A portion of the workshop will be devoted to allowing participants time to work in building classes in Google Classroom.

33. CPI - Crisis Prevention Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/29/2018

Closed
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.

34. CPI - Crisis Prevention Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/30/2018

Closed
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.