Catalog: Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES WEBREG

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1. Dignity for All Students Act and Right to Know Training

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 6/21/2018

Right to Know and Dignity for All Students Act Training

2. Thinking Mathematically with the Rekenrek!

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Grades Pre-K-3 teachers, Special Education teachers, teaching assistants, Math specialists

Dates: 6/26/2018

"What the heck is a Rekenrek"? The Rekenrek was designed by Adrian Treffers, a mathematician from the Netherlands. It was designed to support the natural ways that children develop mathematical understanding. It has become a key tool for teachers in the Netherlands, one of the top performing countries in math education in the world. The strategies can be applied to any math curriculum or module and are completely aligned to CCLS. Each participant will make a Rekenrek and learn how to effectively use it with students. (Lunch on your own.)

3. Co-Planning, Collaboration, Co-Teaching

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers Pre-K-12, ENL teachers, Special Ed teachers, AIS specialists, teaching assistants, administrators

Dates: 6/27/2018

This workshop will provide an overview of co-teaching models and best practices for the planning and delivery of effective instruction to all learners especially struggling learners and ELL's. Specialists in the fields of co-teaching and working with students whose main language if one other than English from the Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network will present this workshop. It is an ideal opportunity for teachers who will be placed in a co-teaching setting for the upcoming school year to attend as a team.

4. Androgogy

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, staff developers, teacher leaders

Dates: 6/28/2018

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

5. ART MATTERS: Art Materials 2018 Professional Painting Master Teacher Class Offered by Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Art teachers

Dates: 7/9/2018 to 8/6/2018

Golden Artist Colors, Inc. will be offering professional painting instructional courses for art teachers within the DCMO, Madison-Oneida and Herkimer BOCES Districts. Technical survey through the various paints and mediums within acrylic, oil and watercolor mediums. Attendees will explore the properties of the many products available for artists. Participants will develop an understanding for archival practices as well as ways that these materials can advance your own work as well as your work in the classroom. Exercises will be completed in a wide variety of media and mixed media. COST: $150 per person. Teachers will be asked to bring their own brushes and their own lunch daily. Substrates and paint are provided. Minimum number of participants is eight. Maximum number of participants is twelve. REGISTER BY: May 15 The program will be guided by Professional Artist, Amy McKinnon, who will help participants explore a range of painting media and techniques to reinforce or establish their own voice. Amy McKinnon is a painter living and working in upstate NY. For many years her concentration was on still life painting and she primarily worked in oils. In 2008 Amy was hired at Golden Artist Colors in the technical support department. This job opened Amy’s mind and palette to acrylics and watercolors, and while she still has a deep concentration in still life painting, she does numerous pieces and series that delve into abstraction and the relation of colors to one another and to our eyes. Amy has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts: painting and ceramics and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts: painting. She is a practicing and showing painter, and has taught painting and drawing at the university level, worked in painting restoration and conservation and worked in the lab at Golden Artist Colors answering technical questions of customers, testing and applying paints, teaching, and making marketing material. View Amy’s artwork on Instagram at amyleighmckinnon

6. G Suite For Education

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/11/2018

Participants will learn about G Suite Apps such as Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.

7. Curriculum Mapping 101: Understanding by Design

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/11/2018

This workshop will provided guided instruction on proper development, design, and implementation of mapping curriculum for instructional practice. This workshop will show the importance of good curriculum mapping and the impact good curriculum mapping will have on your teaching.

8. Google Classroom

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/11/2018

Please note workshop time is from 12:00PM - 2:00PM 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.

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

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/12/2018

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.

10. ART MATTERS: Painting 2018 Professional Painting Master Teacher Class Offered by Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Art teachers

Dates: 7/12/2018 to 8/16/2018

Golden Artist Colors, Inc. will be offering professional painting instructional courses for art teachers within the DCMO, Madison-Oneida and Herkimer BOCES Districts. This class will be centered on the painting process; providing opportunities to continue development of drawing skills, support in color theory and practice, with an emphasis on advancing each artist’s own personal style. Artists will be provided with a brief introduction to acrylics, oils and watercolors and will be able to choose their desired painting medium as the class proceeds to independent practice. Students will be guided by a Master Teacher through exercises and individual critique. COST: $150 per person. Teachers will be asked to bring their own brushes and their own lunch daily. Substrates and paint are provided. Minimum # of participants is 8. Max # of participants is 12. REGISTER BY: May 15 The program will be guided by Professional Artist, Amy McKinnon, who will help participants explore a range of painting media and techniques to reinforce or establish their own voice. Amy McKinnon is a painter living and working in upstate NY. For many years her concentration was on still life painting and she primarily worked in oils. In 2008 Amy was hired at Golden Artist Colors in the technical support department. This job opened Amy’s mind and palette to acrylics and watercolors, and while she still has a deep concentration in still life painting, she does numerous pieces and series that delve into abstraction and the relation of colors to one another and to our eyes. Amy has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts: painting and ceramics and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts: painting. She is a practicing and showing painter, and has taught painting and drawing at the university level, worked in painting restoration and conservation and worked in the lab at Golden Artist Colors answering technical questions of customers, testing and applying paints, teaching, and making marketing material. View Amy’s artwork on Instagram at amy

11. Digital Portfolios for Elementary Classrooms

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/13/2018

Digital portfolios are a collection of online learning artifacts that showcase student accomplishments. Technology has made it even easier for our little learners to create and curate their own portfolios. In this session, participants will learn how to implement digital portfolios in their classroom. Educators will explore the different tools (Google Sites & See Saw) to create digital portfolios, ways to integrate them into instruction and ideas for how to use this data to drive instruction while promoting student ownership and equity.Facilitated by the MORIC Model Schools.

12. HFHO BOCES Administration Summer Retreat

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Herkimer BOCES Administrators

Dates: 7/16/2018 to 7/17/2018

Summer meeting for Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego administrators.

13. Raising Awareness - Next Generation ELA Standards - PK - 2

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Pre-K through grade 2 educators

Dates: 7/18/2018

An overview of the Next Generation ELA Standards for Pre-kindergarten 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 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.

14. Raising Awareness - Next Generation Math Standards - Grades 6-8

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Leaders, and Teachers Grades 6-8

Dates: 7/18/2018

An overview of the Next Generation Math Standards for Grades 6 through 8. 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.

15. AP College Board Training Summer 2018

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/19/2018

Matt Zarro from the College Board will be presenting to principals and assistant principals in our regional JMT. More details to come at a later date.

16. Understanding SAMR 1:1

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 7/20/2018

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.

17. Raising Awareness - Next Generation ELA Standards - Grades 3 - 5

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Grades 3 through 5 educators

Dates: 7/23/2018

An overview of the Next Generation ELA 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 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.

18. Raising Awareness - Next Generation Math Standards - Grades 9 and up

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Leaders, and Teachers Grades 9 and up

Dates: 7/23/2018

An overview of the Next Generation Math Standards for Grades 9 and up. 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.

19. Raising Awareness - Next Generation ELA Standards - Grades 6 - 8

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Grades 6 through 8 educators

Dates: 7/24/2018

An overview of the Next Generation ELA Standards for Grades 6 through 8. 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.

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

Program: Professional Development

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

Dates: 7/24/2018

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.

21. Raising Awareness - Next Generation ELA Standards - Grades 9 and up

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators for Grades 9 and up

Dates: 7/25/2018

An overview of the Next Generation ELA Standards for Grades 9 and up. 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.

22. 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

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.

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

Program: Mohawk Regional Teacher Center

Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators, science specialists

Dates: 7/26/2018

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.)

24. 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.

25. NGSS Building Capacity in Science Practices K - 8

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary Teachers, Science Teachers, and Administrators

Dates: 7/30/2018

This workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the recent modifications to common core science instruction for 5TH through 8TH Grade. This professional development will provide focus on building an understanding of context and foundation base of the standards, specifically focusing on A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (NRC, 2012) and current science education research. Participants in this session will leave with the most up-to-date information about the NYSSLS. People attending this session will also be able to begin taking the next steps in transition to the new standards.

26. Social Studies Framework Standards and Practices - 5 - 8

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 5 - 8 Elementary and Social Studies Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/30/2018

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.

27. Studies Framework Standards and Practices - K - 4

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K - 4 Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/30/2018

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. 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.

28. NGSS Building Capacity in Science Practices 9 -12

Program: Professional Development

Audience: High School Science Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/31/2018

This workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the recent modifications to common core science instruction for 9TH through 12TH Grade. This professional development will provide focus on building an understanding of context and foundation base of the standards, specifically focusing on A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (NRC, 2012) and current science education research. Participants in this session will leave with the most up-to-date information about the NYSSLS. People attending this session will also be able to begin taking the next steps in transition to the new standards.

29. Social Studies Framework Standards and Practices - 9 - 12

Program: Professional Development

Audience: High School 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.

31. 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.

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

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/6/2018

Support with CCLS Modules or other curriculum writing initiatives.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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.

36. Inquiry: Asking the right questions for deeper understanding part 1

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 provide strategies and guided planning to build better questions for your lessons. This workshop is aligned with the core characteristics of classrooms practicing PBL, Inquiry Designed Tasks, and Personalized Learning. This workshop is intended for all teachers across all contents.

37. 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.

38. 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

40. 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.

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. 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.

44. 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.

45. 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.

46. CPI - Crisis Prevention Initial 2 Day Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

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

New
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.

47. 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.

48. G Suite For Education August

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 8/28/2018

Participants will learn about G Suite Apps such as Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.

49. 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.

50. CPI - Crisis Prevention Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/29/2018

New
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.

51. CPI - Crisis Prevention Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: teachers/aides

Dates: 8/30/2018

New
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.