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1. Global Regents- Enduring Issues Mock Scoring Session

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: HS Social Studies Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2019

This 1/2 day session will focus on the holistic scoring of the Enduring Issue Essay, Part 3 of the new Framework-based Regents Examination in Global History and Geography II. Participants will train on the draft rubric, review student exemplar papers, and score practice papers.

2. Social Studies Network Team Meeting

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: HS/MS SS Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2019

Join Social Studies teachers from around the region to collaborate, plan, and share ideas. Updates on the status of the upcoming US History exam and preparation for the new Global Regents will be discussed. Please bring something to share/swap with your SS colleagues. Suggestions include, but are not limited to:sample stimulus-based questions, sample CRQ's, sample questions or graphic organizers for enduring issues essay, and sample activities. We will collaborate, swap ideas and materials, and plan the agenda for our next meeting.

3. 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.

4. Using Google Classroom and Google Forms

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Audience: Anyone interested in using Google Classroom and Google Forms

Dates: 3/25/2019

This workshop will give instruction and best practices for using Google Classroom, using extensions and add-ons to enhance the Google Chrome experience, and using Google Forms to create self-grading assessments. Participants will have time to apply the information with the creation of their own Classroom assignments and self-grading assessments that will be ready to use in their current classes.

5. 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. ( 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

6. HFM BOCES School LIbrary System Spring Workshop

Program: School Library System/IRC

Audience: School Librarians and a teacher, TA or administrator as their guest.

Dates: 3/27/2019

How do you keep up with literature or technology trends? Bring your favorite resource (magazine, journal, website, twitter account, Pinterest board) to share with the group. Karen Johnson (OESJ Librarian) will share her recommendations for facilitating collaboration with your school community. Tariyka Chaulk (SLS Librarian) will provide an introduction to the new Horizon BLUEcloud web interface. Tammy Jones (Canajoharie Librarian) and her student interns will share some video editing options, tips, and technology. Hands on time will be provided. Lunch will be provided. Bring a teacher, TA or administrator to collaborate with. Bring your own device!

7. Enhancing Teaching Practices

Program: Standards & Instructional Practice

Dates: 4/16/2019

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.

8. Principal's Meeting

Program: Principals' Meetings

Audience: building principals, all levels

Dates: 4/30/2019

Agenda items yet to be determined