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1. Leveraging Sora for Students - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will get WSWHE librarians better acquainted with the Sora ebook platform. Learn or review how to search the Sora collection, place holds, utilize new features such as NY Reads, what bundles can look like for specific groups or classes, note taking, and settings, as well as creating links for your own Sora Showcase. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the link after you register.

2. OPALS Refresher: How Can You Make OPALS Work Better For You? - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will help librarians using OPALS for their local online catalog system. Whether you're relatively new to OPALS, or a veteran looking for some new tips and tricks, this session will show you features you didn't know you needed. Learn how to hand-select records to chain together for quick editing, insert images, dig into reports and tools, get an inventory refresher, and discover best practices for removing obsolete items and users, among other tasks. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance and completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the registration link AFTER you register.

3. Utilizing Library.fyi to Enhance Student Learning - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced asynchronous session will get WSWHE librarians better acquainted with the Library.fyi database platform. Discover how to customize your library.fyi page to make it a true, one-stop research portal. Learn how to create a custom landing page, add a navigation menu, and make use of subject guides in ways that work for you, whether for projects, grade levels, teachers, or all of the above. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/1/2022 - 12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the link after you register.

4. 2022-2023 CSE/CPSE Chairpersons Meetings

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CSE Chairpersons

Dates: 9/15/2022 to 5/18/2023

All meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month. Schedule: 8:00-8:30am-Networking and Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:30am-Professional Development 10:30-10:45am-Break 10:45-11:30am-Meeting 12:00-2:30pm-Each afternoon session meeting will have a different topic. Lunch will be provided for those who are participating in the PM sessions.

5. EdTech Coach Cohort Meeting - Virtual Dates

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 9/15/2022 to 4/20/2023

Join this virtual meeting series to connect and collaborate with other EdTech enthusiasts, coaches, integrationists, and technology coordinators. We will meet every other month to discuss technology tools, tech updates, and activities in our districts. We will also be continuing our work on the computer science and digital fluency standards. Join these active discussions!

6. WSWHE SLS Resources

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/19/2022 to 12/16/2022

This interactive, self-paced session walks you through the many WSWHE School Library System resources available to WSWHE librarians,library staff, and other educators. This PD will help users to explore our web page; how to sift through our LibGuides; discover the databases and ebooks available to all districts at no cost; and our SLS Professional Collection. Participants will be able to complete this course at their own pace within the course window 9/2022-12/16/2022. Important Note: Access to course materials will close on the designated end date. All required activities must be completed prior to the course end date in order to receive attendance & completion credit. Asynchronous: Participants will complete at their own pace between 9/19/2022-12/16/2022. Please email khowansky@wswheboces.org for the registration link after you register.

7. Current Issues in School Librarianship - PLC

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 9/20/2022 to 5/25/2023

This group of school librarians will explore the current issues in school librarianship including library policies, best practices, assessment, and more. Participants should be prepared to share resources, experiences, and ideas with colleagues.

8. Curriculum and Assessment Council

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Leadership of the 31 Component Districts in the WSWHE Region

Dates: 9/28/2022 to 6/12/2023

This series of meetings will provide training, support, and updates to the 31 member districts of the WSWHE BOCES. Sessions will include topics linked directly to curriculum, instruction, assessment and technology. Participants will be added to the regional listserv to ensure materials are shared.

9. Elementary Social Studies Educators PLC

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 5/24/2023

The Elementary Social Studies Educators PLC provides an opportunity for those teachers designated as social studies educators in their elementary school. The group will meet four times during the 22-23 school year to discuss topics related to the implementation of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and the Social Studies Practices, aligning assessments, implications for the Seal of Civic Readiness, and incorporating the NYS Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education Framework. NYSED social studies updates will be provided as appropriate. Educators should attend ready to share their experiences, resources, and lesson ideas with the group.

10. CTE Integrated Teachers Professional Development Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: CTE Teachers

Dates: 10/7/2022 to 6/13/2023

CTE TAC and ACTEA ZONE 3 along with the WSWHE BOCES will be hosting the CTE Integrated Teachers Professional Development Series for the 2022-2023 school year. Each session will be centered around the following: Oct 7th-Strategies that Work (Focus on Support and Partnering with your CTE teacher, including sharing best practice co-teaching and instructional strategies, sharing gold star lessons, and discussing solutions to challenges they encounter) Jan 25th-Differentiation and Project Based Approaches (Focus on strategies for differentiation as well as academic content lesson development through a project-based approach, as well as sharing gold star lessons and strategies that work) June 13th-TBD based on feedback from participants. Time to share gold star lessons.

11. Reading Recovery - Ongoing Professional Development

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers with current Reading Recovery Certification

Dates: 10/7/2022 to 5/17/2023

These sessions will serve as the required ongoing PD to maintain Reading Recovery Certification. The scheduled linked allows participants to know when their Behind the Glass session is scheduled. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mfuu-VjH_RShL-oP6qttcpLgchdnT0Ee1rQtvCO5ejI/edit?usp=sharing

12. Secondary Social Studies Educators PLC

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/13/2022 to 5/16/2023

The Secondary Social Studies Educators PLC provides an opportunity for those teachers designated as social studies educators in their elementary school. The group will meet four times during the 22-23 school year to discuss topics related to the implementation of the NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework and the Social Studies Practices, aligning assessments, implications for the Seal of Civic Readiness, and incorporating the NYS Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education Framework. NYSED social studies updates will be provided as appropriate. Educators should attend ready to share their experiences, resources, and lesson ideas with the group.

13. Literacy Council

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Reading /Literacy specialists/coaches

Dates: 10/14/2022 to 6/9/2023

Are you a reading specialist or reading coach? Join us for a series of sessions to connect and collaborate around topics impacting our positions today. We'll explore topics like RTI in a post-COVID world, the Science of Reading and challenges districts are facing. This group will meet four times (half-day mornings) throughout the year.

14. Pathways to Leadership 2022-2023

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers and Non Teaching Professionals (Guidance Counselors, CSE Chairs etc.)

Dates: 10/24/2022 to 3/9/2023

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The Pathways to Leadership Collaboration exists to address a number of issues in educational leadership. Primarily, we are attempting to address both the shortage and quality of candidates for formal leadership roles. We exist to honor both the importance of quality leadership and its effect on student success. We believe we can play a role in the many stages of a leader's journey - raising up our leaders within and from the teaching ranks, encouraging the entry to leadership, honoring the complexity of leadership in education, operating with an eye to future advancement and succession planning, and finally, creating a forum where current leaders can pay it forward to the next generation. Session Topics will include: What is the Work of Leadership? What Does the Work Look Like, Today & Tomorrow? Who Does the Work with Me? What are the Structures, Supports, and Resources for Getting the Work Done? Participants will receive a $500 stipend to participate. Participants must have District Administrator permission to participate. Final confirmation of registration will be sent to registrants once district approval is received.

15. EdTech Cohort In Person Meetings

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 10/25/2022 to 5/16/2023

All meetings will be held at WSWHE BOCES on Ballard Road, Gansevoort. These meetings are for all EdTech enthusiasts who want to meet and discuss the computer science and digital fluency standards implementation, new and updated tech tools, and best practices for educational technology in our schools.

16. Lead Evaluator of Teachers-Annual Refresher- Asynchronous- Self- Paced Course (Asynchronous)

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2022

This refresher course is designed for current lead evaluators of teachers who are seeking to fulfill annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components. This Annual REFRESHER Session will only provide recertification as Lead Evaluator of Teachers. Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you. This is a self- paced course from 11/1/2022-12/31/2022. Participants must complete all parts of the sessions during this window to receive credit.

17. Reasonable Suspicion Training for Drugs and Alcohol

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators or professionals involved with workplace drug & alcohol policy

Dates: 11/18/2022

Department of Transportation Regulations Part 382.603 require that all persons designated to supervise operators of commercial motor vehicles who hold Commercial Driver's Licenses, receive at least two hours of training on alcohol misuse and controlled substance use. Supervisors should use this training to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to require a driver to submit for testing.

18. BrainPOP Updates and Demo

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians and other educators

Dates: 12/7/2022

Please join BrainPOP and WSWHE BOCES for an opportunity to learn what's new at BrainPOP, review existing features and tools and the opportunity to ask questions. Sabrina Wuu (Account Director) and Chris Cook (Account Manager) will be on hand to lead this session, as well as WSWHE BOCES to answer any questions that you may have.

Session will be recorded and shared. Only registered participants who attend the day of the event will receive credit for attending.

19. Opportunities to Succeed: Building Equity in Classroom Instruction

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, Related Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 12/12/2022

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Every student should be provided opportunities to succeed. Holding high expectations for all students and engaging in rigorous academic content is an important aspect of creating self-driven, independent & creative learners. Exploring why holding high expectations and delivering rigorous instruction is an equity issue helps build a foundation and supports aligning strategy with purpose in the classroom. Participants will learn practical ways for building strong academic learning communities with high expectations and rigorous instruction.

20. NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Train the Trainer

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 12/13/2022 to 12/14/2022

Starting Soon
Spend 2 days diving into the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards. In this workshop, you will be taken through all aspects of standard exploration, curriculum alignment, and curating resources. This is turnkey training to help you support your teachers within your districts. This is open to anyone who will be offering training on the new standards, or anyone who would like to learn more about them. You must register with NYSCATE: https://www.nyscate.org/page/csdf-train-the-trainer

21. SLS Mentor Program Meeting #2

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES region

Dates: 12/13/2022

Starting Soon
One of four meetings for school librarians in the WSWHE BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of the librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program when they return to the library.

22. True North: Lead Evaluator of Teachers and Principals Annual Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: District and School Leaders

Dates: 12/15/2022

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This refresher course is designed for current lead evaluators of teachers & principals who are seeking to fulfill 2022-23 annual training requirements for updates and annual recertification/renewal as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers and/or Lead Evaluator of Principals in accordance with their district APPR plans. Activities are aligned to the nine required training components.
This Annual REFRESHER Session will only provide recertification as a Lead Evaluator.
Attendees who have never been initially certified as a Lead Evaluator of Teachers or as a Lead Evaluator of Principals in prior school years must attend the Initial 3 Part Series to fulfill district APPR requirements for Lead Evaluators. Contact Cecilia Dansereau-Rumley with questions or to determine if this is the right session for you.

23. Library Policies: Creating Equity Through Action - ASYNCHRONOUS - Fall 2022

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 12/16/2022

Participants will be able to distinguish between policies and procedures and will create a guidelines document for their library with the assistance of a template. This professional development will be available from September 21, 2022 through December 16, 2022. A link to a Nearpod will be sent to participants. Because this is an asynchronous course, please email Kerrie (kburch@wswheboces.org) when you register so she can send you the link.

24. Science Investigation Elementary - Cloud in a Bottle

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 12/19/2022

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This session will focus on the science investigation "Cloud in a Bottle" addressing performance expectation 3-ESS2-3. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

25. Science Investigation Intermediate - How's the Weather Up There

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 12/19/2022

This session will focus on the science investigation "How's the Weather Up There" addressing performance expectation MS-ESS2-5. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

26. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 12/20/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

27. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 12/20/2022

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

28. Connecting Science Investigations to the NYS Learning Standards **Repeat Session**

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 3-8 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/9/2023

This in-person session is designed for 3-8 educators and leaders responsible for science curriculum & instruction. Participants will unpack the June 2022 NYSED memo regarding the science investigations in grades 3-8 and explore connections to the NYS Science Learning Standards, with focus on the instructional shift required in the NYS Learning Standards focused on the three Dimensions: Science & Engineering Practices; Disciplinary Core Ideas; and Cross-Cutting Concepts.

29. Digital Storytelling

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/9/2023

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Digital Storytelling allows students to narrate lived and fictionalized events and experiences by combining multiple media forms including text, photos, drawings, animations, audio and video to create evocative, informative works of art. Students are the experts in digital storytelling so come explore the best digital storytelling sites and apps for students of all ages, grade levels and content areas.

30. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 1/9/2023 to 1/10/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

31. Science Investigation Elementary - Circle of Life

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 1/17/2023

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This session will focus on the science investigation "Circle of Life" addressing performance expectation 3-LS1-1. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

32. Model Schools Liaisons Meeting

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/17/2023

This meeting is for all area school districts. This group discusses updates to EdTech products and state regulations in regards to standards and privacy. It also discusses the NYSED CS/DF standards. The group consists of tech directors, edTech coaches and anyone interested or a part of the decision making in their schoos.

33. Science Investigation Intermediate- It's Alive?

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 1/17/2023

This session will focus on the science investigation "It's Alive?" addressing performance expectation 3-LS1-1. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

34. Introducing TeachingBooks

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians and other educators

Dates: 1/18/2023

Join this hands-on, interactive workshop to discover online resources that deepen connections to books. Easily engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues with sharing tools designed for you. Explore and discover ways to implement TeachingBooks resources into any learning environment. Leave with ideas, custom lists, and resources to support book promotion, selection and instruction.

35. Social Worker PLC

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School Social Workers

Dates: 1/20/2023

Consider joining the regional social workers for a networking and planning meeting. This session will provide an opportunity to meet the social workers of the region and define the needs and activities of this group for the 22-23 school year.

36. Communication Coordinator/Council Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES Region

Dates: 1/31/2023

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting.

All school librarians are welcome.

37. Introduction to Mote

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 1/31/2023

New
Ever get tired of typing comments into a student's research paper? Mote is a Chrome browser extension that allows users to attach voice-recorded comments and feedback in the Google Workspace that students can listen to as they revise. Once installed you can use Mote to insert recordings in Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides and Classroom and in Gmail messages.

38. School Emergency Planning & Training Update

Program: School Development Services

Audience: District administrators, Building administrators, School Safety personnel, Directors of facilities, SRO's, Anyone responsible for school safety/security

Dates: 2/1/2023

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This free program will provide attendees with an update on school security, prevention/mitigation, access control, best practices, response, and post-incidents. The discussion will include security technology, threat assessment, mental health and suicide prevention, drills and exercises, school bus emergency response actions, lockdown, and stop bleed kits, school medical response teams, and other current trends in school security and the relationship between building safety and fire code compliance.

39. Formative Assessments

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/2/2023

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There are so many educational technology tools that offer formative assessments. In this webinar, we will explore the data and feedback for programs such as Kami and Nearpod as we explore ways to gather and use the data offered. This presentation will review what is formative assessment, what are great tools for gathering the data and what to do with the data to drive your instruction.

40. SLS Mentor Program Meeting #3

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES region

Dates: 2/7/2023

One of four meetings for school librarians in the WSWHE BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of the librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program when they return to the library.

41. Nearpod for CS/DF

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/7/2023

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Learn how Nearpod's 21st Century program covers the NYSED computer science and digital fluency standards. Learn how to find the standards, explore the alignment documents and explore the activity features to enhance your instruction on these standards within Nearpod.

42. Google Level One Certification

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/9/2023

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Want to take your Google know-how to the next level? Come to this session to dive deeper into the fundamentals of Google Workspace. You will learn some tips that will equip you with the skills necessary to take your Level 1 Certification Exam.

43. Enhance Collaboration with TeachingBooks Resources

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians and other educators

Dates: 2/9/2023

Spread the word and lead the way with resources that directly enrich the literacy work in your school in all content areas. Perpetuate leadership and support school-wide collaboration with colleagues, students, families, and administrators through engaging materials with easy-to-use share options and promotional tools to excite your community.

44. Science Investigation Elementary - Light it Up

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 2/13/2023

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This session will focus on the science investigation "Light it Up" addressing performance expectation 4-PS-4. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

45. Science Investigation Intermediate - Cool It!

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 2/13/2023

This session will focus on the science investigation "Cool It!" addressing performance expectation MS-PS3-4. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

46. CS in the English Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/15/2023

New
Wondering how to implement the Computer Science standards into your English classes? How about showing students how to compare and contrast articles that showcase both sides in recent plagiarism cases in the music industry? Or students could write a persuasive essay about a legal dilemma related to an individual's right to privacy being at odds with the safety, security or well-being of a community. These and many other valuable ideas and resources will be presented during this session.

47. EdTech Coach Cohort

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/16/2023

New
This meeting is for all EdTech enthusiasts who want to meet and discuss the computer science and digital fluency standards implementation, new and updated tech tools and best practices for educational technology in our schools

48. Google Extravaganza

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/22/2023

This workshop is geared towards support staff. Through an interactive workshop, Laurie Guyon & Kelly Sheppard will help you feel more comfortable & confident with your skills, as well as learn tips & tricks for efficiency. We will explore workflows, best practices, and time saving tips within the Google Workspace for Education. Learn more about Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Keep, Docs, and more!

49. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 2/27/2023 to 2/28/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

50. Google Sites for Beginners

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 2/28/2023

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This is perfect for educators who want to build a website for class, a project or an after-school club/activity. It is very user friendly and after learning the basics you will be well on your way to mastering Google Sites to fit your needs

51. Science Investigation Elementary - What's in the Bag

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 3/7/2023

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This session will focus on the science investigation "What's in the Bag" addressing performance expectation 5-PS1-4. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

52. Science Investigation Intermediate - All Mixed Up

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Elementary Teachers of Science, School Leaders

Dates: 3/7/2023

This session will focus on the science investigation "All Mixed Up" addressing performance expectation MS-PS1-8. Participants will experience the investigation and plan for supporting students in developing science & engineering practices and cross cutting concepts for a three dimensional learning experience.

53. Canva

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/7/2023

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There is so much that Canva can do to support you in the classroom. Learn how to create infographics, worksheets, interactives, whiteboards and more in this interactive workshop. Be ready to try your graphic design skills as we create together on this amazing and FREE platform.

54. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 3/8/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

55. More Than News: Integrating Social Studies and ELA with Newsela

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Educators and School Librarians

Dates: 3/9/2023

To be academically and personally successful in today's literacy- and knowledge-based society and economy, students need to develop advanced literacies, skills and competencies that enable communication, spoken and written, in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. During this briefing you will learn how to use Newsela to integrate social studies and literacy skills, with a focus on leveraging relevant, high-interest topics.

A Zoom link will be sent the day before the event.

56. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 3/13/2023 to 3/14/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

57. Intro to Kami

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/15/2023

New
Have you tried using Kami in your classroom yet? If not you must give it a try! Kami lets you transform all your static documents, PDFs, images or other learning resources into an interactive experience. Kami works seamlessly with Google Classroom and you can create assignments and grade them easily. This webinar will teach you the basics of Kami and show you the many ways to use it in your classroom.

58. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 3/21/2023

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

59. Google Workspace for the English Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 3/21/2023

New
New updates to Google Workspace seem like they were made just for English teachers! In this session we will explore new tools in Docs, Slides and Classroom that can be used in your English classroom tomorrow! Time to play and ask questions on things you're currently using as well!

60. Collection Analysis with TeachingBooks Resources

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 3/28/2023

Join this hands-on session to learn how to use the tools on TeachingBooks to consider diversity, recency, genres, and the just-right books for your readers. Examine titles in lists and collections and immediately receive a report revealing the cultural areas, genres, word count, reading levels, and more! Then, explore dynamic resources to share with anyone in your community that deepen connections to titles. Attendees will leave this workshop ready to use these tools to examine titles in reading programs, on curricular lists, or in classroom or library collections. If possible, bring a spreadsheet or list of the books to be examined.

61. Jennifer LaGarde - Developing Digital Detectives: Next Generation Information Literacy - Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES Region

Dates: 3/29/2023

Jennifer LaGarde, aka "Library Girl", will present on the topic of next generation information literacy which is found in her book Developing Digital Detectives. Participants will leave with real world ideas that they can apply as soon as they get back to their library on the topic of information literacy. Participants will also receive a copy of Developing Digital Detectives by Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgens.

All school librarians are encouraged to attend. Please register no later than February 28th to ensure you receive a copy of the book.

This will also count as one of the four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18.

62. Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Officer Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators, School Safety and Health Personnel, Science Dept Chairpersons/ Curriculum Coordinators, Facility Managers

Dates: 4/6/2023

New
The Occupational Safety and Health Association's Chemical Hygiene regulation mandates that individuals who are appointed as chemical hygiene officers receive this training. This training meets the OSHA requirement and provides individuals with the knowledge to safely manage their school districts chemical hygiene program. The requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1450 will be discussed, as well as the proper implementation of a chemical hygiene program.

63. SLS Mentor Program Meeting #4 - FIRST YEAR LIBRARIANS ONLY

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES region

Dates: 4/26/2023

One of four meetings for school librarians in the WSWHE BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of the librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program when they return to the library.

64. SLS Mentor Program Meeting #4 - 2+ YEAR LIBRARIANS ONLY

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES region

Dates: 4/26/2023

One of four meetings for school librarians in the WSWHE BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of the librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program when they return to the library.

65. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/9/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

66. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 5/11/2023

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

67. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/15/2023 to 5/16/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

68. Communication Coordinator Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians in the WSWHE BOCES Region

Dates: 5/17/2023

One of at least four meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated by NY State Education Law 90.18. Communication coordinators are updated on topics relevant to the profession such as changes in curriculum, technology, and the Information Fluency Continuum. Professional Development is provided on current issues. Information is disseminated to district librarians after each meeting. All school librarians are welcome.

69. School Violence Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 5/24/2023

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

70. TCIS Train the Trainer- 5 Day Initial Training - Rescheduled

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 6/5/2023 to 6/9/2023

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) is a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach school staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis. This intensive five-day train-the-trainer course provides staff with an in-district training capacity in the TCIS curriculum. This program emphasizes crisis prevention through de-escalation skills and teaching student strategies for addressing crisis situations. Physical intervention techniques will also be taught. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to conduct TCIS training in their districts. Participants will learn how to teach TCIS techniques, supervise safe restraint practice sessions, utilize training aids, and evaluate trainees' skills. All participants will be expected to demonstrate competence to become a TCIS trainer. Participants must be capable of moderate physical activity; attendance alone does not qualify a participant as a TCIS trainer. This session has a special cancellation policy and requires cancellation no later than March 17th to ensure no fee is charged. Once the registration deadline has passed we are unable to accommodate drops from the session registration with refunds of fees.

71. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS certification

Dates: 6/6/2023

This course is required for anyone seeking provisional or permanent certification through the Education Department for administrative/supervisory service, teaching service, or other school related service (physicians, school nurses, psychologists, dental hygienists) as well as for coaching. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. The training is 2 hours and the cost is $35. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

72. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 6/13/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*

73. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Those seeking NYS Certification

Dates: 6/20/2023 to 6/21/2023

This course is provided to those seeking to meet the NYSED regulations for Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention, DASA. The training is 6 hours and the cost is $100.00. *PLEASE NOTE* There is NO CREDIT CARD OPTION TO PAY for this workshop. Options are: self-pay with exact change cash, check or money order mailed or dropped off in person at the Ballard Road Conference Center. If the district you are employed with will pay the registration fee, an email can be sent to Shawn at sstevens@wswheboces.org by your district supervisor to indicate district payment. Failure to receive payment or proof of district pay PRIOR to the day of the workshop will result in not receiving the link to participate. *Checks made out to WSWHE BOCES*