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1. Writing Personal & Persuasive Essays Grades 3-6

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: Grades 3-5 ELA/Writing teachers

Dates: 12/11/2018

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During this full day workshop writing teachers from around the region will have an opportunity to collaborate, share ideas, plan mini-lessons, brainstorm lists of mentor texts, and create anchor charts to help support the teaching of personal and persuasive essays. Bring a team of writing teachers or join a team from another district! This workshop is based on the Lucy Calkins Grade 4/Unit 2 Opinion Writing Unit of Study. You do not need this resource in order to participate in this workshop. The focus will be on best teaching practices for teaching persuasive writing.

2. Johnstown Teacher Leader Meeting

Program: PLC

Dates: 12/11/2018

Johnstown Teacher Leaders
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This meeting is for Johnstown teacher leaders to reflect and create next steps in their TL plan.

3. 12/11/18 IEPs: Making the Connections

Program: RSE-TASC

Audience: BOCES staff

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 11, 2018)

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Participants will review legal requirements, revisit alignment, and hone their skills in developing IEPs that drive instruction. Please bring/access a current IEP (personal information redacted) with you. If you've never attended an IEP training, please review these power-points beforehand: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/formsnotices/IEP/training/home.html

4. 12/12/18 IEPs: Making the Connections

Program: RSE-TASC

Audience: BOCES staff

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 12, 2018)

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Participants will review legal requirements, revisit alignment, and hone their skills in developing IEPs that drive instruction. Please bring/access a current IEP (personal information redacted) with you. If you've never attended an IEP training, please review these power-points beforehand: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/formsnotices/IEP/training/home.html

5. Dignity for All Students Act - 6 hour Certification Workshop

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification

Audience: Anyone needing DASA Certification

Dates: 12/13/2018

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The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013. Under this amended legislation, beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license, must complete six (6) clock hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.

6. Meta-Coaching

Program: PLC

Audience: trained Cognitive Coaches

Dates: 12/13/2018

Cognitive Coaches
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Looking for Cognitive Coaching practice? This is an opportunity to practice coaching and be coached! Participants will engage in a metacoaching conversation to refine their practice.

7. Evidence Based Observation - Inter-rater Agreement and Reliability - Refresher Training

Program: APPR

Audience: Trained Staff who Evaluate Teachers

Dates: 12/27/2018

Training for administrators who evaluate staff as well as outside evaluators.

8. Principal's Meeting

Program: Principals' Meetings

Audience: Building Principals-all levels

Dates: 1/16/2019

Potential agenda items include using COGNOS level 1 Reports and ESSA.

9. Music- 2017 P-12 Learning Standards for the Arts

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: Music Teachers

Dates: 1/31/2019

This workshop will raise awareness and build capacity to implement the new New York State Standards in the area of Music. This workshop will consist of a general overview of the standards in the morning, followed by breakout groups in the afternoon. Further discussions of enduring understandings, essential questions, student-focused learning and the inclusion of all learners will be explored.

10. Enhancing Teaching Practices

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Dates: 2/5/2019

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This session will focus on strategies to enhance classroom instruction. Throughout the day, teachers will learn and practice the following teaching protocols: Question Formulation Technique, First Turn- Last Turn, Socratic Seminar, Jigsaw, and Quality Question Creation. These teaching techniques, when used successfully in the classroom, will assist teachers in engaging students in learning.

11. Techniques to Enhance Math Instruction Grades 4-12

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: Math Teachers 4-12

Dates: 2/12/2019

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In this workshop teachers will learn strategies to enhance math instruction in the classroom. Activities will include Interleave Worked Solution, Instructional Scaffolding, Frayer Model for Mathematical Vocabulary, and Question Formulation Technique in the Math Classroom.

12. Dignity for All Students Act - 6 hour Certification Workshop

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification

Audience: Anyone needing DASA Certification

Dates: 3/19/2019

The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) took effect on July 1, 2013. Under this amended legislation, beginning January 1, 2014, all persons applying to the NYS Education Department for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license, must complete six (6) clock hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention. The training proactively addresses the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to create an affirming school environment for all students.

13. Project-Based Learning Three-Day Institute

Program: Project Based Learning

Audience: teachers

Dates: 3/26/2019 to 3/28/2019

PBL Training
Why PBL? Research has shown multiple benefits of project-based learning including: increasing student engagement, improving student learning, building success skills, promoting educational equity, and connecting to the community and the real world. PBL empowers educators to address standards while making teaching an enjoyable, rewarding experience. (https://www.bie.org/about/why_pbl) During this interactive institute, participants will collaborate to: 1. Develop a foundational understanding of PBL 2. Build capacity for designing projects 3. Develop a network with other PBL educators HFM Compontent Districts- no cost Non-Components Districts- $150.00

14. Principal's Meeting

Program: Principals' Meetings

Audience: building principals, all levels

Dates: 4/30/2019

Agenda items yet to be determined

15. Summer Summit 2019– Complex Instruction (offered in partnership with the Knowles Teacher Initiative)

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: secondary teachers and administrators

Dates: 7/11/2019 to 7/12/2019

Student Engagement
“CI is an instructional strategy that emerged from the field of mathematics education. Complex Instruction promotes an equitable classroom culture through the development of high cognitive demand tasks that allow students of all abilities to contribute, group work structures and teacher moves that disrupt traditional participation patterns, and techniques that help teachers develop classroom norms that promote participation and learning for all students.” (knowlesteachers.org) All Academy courses are designed and facilitated by experienced teachers who understand the complexities of teaching in today’s world. All Academy courses include one semester or year of mentoring to assist teachers as they work to successfully implement what they’ve learned in their own classrooms. All Academy participants gain access to a national network of educators who share resources and ideas, as well as support each other to continually improve their teaching practice. (Light breakfast and lunch included in the cost.)