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1. WCC PLC Grade 4

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC PLC Members

Dates: 3/25/2019

NewStarting Today
Continuing work on challenges identified October 19

2. Sweethearts and Heroes PD for Educators

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administration

Dates: 3/25/2019

Starting Today
Jason Spector and his presenters of Sweethearts and Heroes will provide a professional development opportunity to learn about the content, strategies, implementation and logistics of their train-the-trainer model. This new PD for educators is designed to foster sustainability within a school/district setting. Bring your ideas, experiences and questions for Jason and his team.

3. Part 2 of Awareness Phase write-up - Grades 3-5- A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 6

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/26/2019

Starting Soon
A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 6. In Part 2 of the Awareness Phase of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards participants will examine the Crosswalks and Snapshots to investigate the specific Standards that will be affected by the clarifications and changes. The impact these modified Standards will have on curriculum will be defined. Participants are asked to bring laptops.

4. Circles of Support and Accountability after Suspension (for Administrators)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 3/26/2019

Starting Soon
This training will focus on the theory, use, and practice of Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA). This deep dive will focus on how to prepare your school environment and policies for the use of the COSA process. Participants will leave understanding how to create, utilize the COSA process, and the work that is needed to prepare for the implementation of this facilitated process.

5. Leadership Workgroup

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 3/26/2019

Starting Soon
A collegial opportunity to develop and share leadership practices, skills etc.
Students at all levels and across all content areas often struggle to interpret unfamiliar texts. This hands-on workshop will share strategies for helping students first make sense of visual texts (e.g., pictures, maps, models), and then adapt these approaches to interpret literary and content-area readings. These visual thinking strategies also empower students to make claims and select supporting textual evidence for academic and argument writing. Gr. K-5

7. Accomplished Teaching Series Spring 2019

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/27/2019 to 6/4/2019

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This new series is designed for classroom practitioners (either continuing or new participants) to improve their instructional practice through the study of rigorous, research-based learning; including the NB certificate area teaching standards, 5 Core Propositions, and Architecture of Accomplished Teaching. This professional learning opportunity will provide rich, deep, collaborative conversations to allow the personal and professional exploration of accomplished practice to improve student learning.
Students at all levels and across all content areas often struggle to interpret unfamiliar texts. This hands-on workshop will share strategies for helping students first make sense of visual texts (e.g., pictures, maps, models), and then adapt these approaches to interpret literary and content-area readings. These visual thinking strategies also empower students to make claims and select supporting textual evidence for academic and argument writing. Gr. 6-12

9. NGSS KickStart K-5

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/28/2019

Starting Soon
This day is designed to be a starter day, a 101-level introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards. We will look at the groundwork of the NGSS. We will discuss both three dimensional learning and phenomenon-based lessons. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how these standards function, and the conversation will be through the lens of what in their current curriculum may work and what will need revision.

10. Part 2 of Awareness Phase write-up - Grades 6-8- A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/28/2019

Starting Soon
A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 12 In Part 2 of the Awareness Phase of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards participants will examine the Crosswalks and Snapshots to investigate the specific Standards that will be affected by the clarifications and changes. The impact these modified Standards will have on curriculum will be defined. Participants are asked to bring laptops.

11. NGSS KickStart 6-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/29/2019

Starting Soon
This day is designed to be a starter day, a 101-level introduction to the NYS Science Learning Standards. We will look at the groundwork of the NGSS. We will discuss both three dimensional learning and phenomenon-based lessons. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how these standards function, and the conversation will be through the lens of what in their current curriculum may work and what will need revision.

12. Warren County Mental Health in Education Work Group

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School districts in Warren County are invited to send a team of 5-6 people

Dates: 3/29/2019

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Warren County Mental Health in Education Work Group: The work session is designed to provide an opportunity for schools in Warren County and agencies in the county that support Mental Health and Wellness to collaborate and plan methods of support to the students and families in Warren County. School districts in Warren County are invited to send a team of 5-6 people. Agencies in Warren County are asked to send a couple of representatives to work in teams with the districts.

13. Part 2 of Awareness Phase write-up - Grades 9-12- A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 14

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 4/2/2019

A repeat for teachers who were unable to attend on February 14. In Part 2 of the Awareness Phase of the NYS Next Generation Math Standards participants will examine the Crosswalks and Snapshots to investigate the specific Standards that will be affected by the clarifications and changes. The impact these modified Standards will have on curriculum will be defined. Participants are asked to bring laptops.

14. Enduring Issues Mock Scoring Session - Global Studies Regents

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/4/2019

This 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.

15. Google Certification - Level 2

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 4/5/2019

Designed for educators and classroom teachers who wish to demonstrate proficiency in using Google for Education tools. The Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice.

16. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 4/8/2019 to 4/9/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

17. WCC PLC Grade 1

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC PLC Members

Dates: 4/9/2019

New
To continue the work to address the challenges identified on October 19th

18. NGSS: Evaluating Materials

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 4/10/2019

The flood of materials tagged at NGSS-aligned has begun. Participants will understand the foundations of what would make something truly aligned, will learn to use reliable tools for evalulating curricular materials, and will examine a couple of popular programs to determine alignment.

19. Book Study: Strategies for Teaching Beginning and Intermediate Band

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Music Teachers

Dates: 4/10/2019

Participate in a book study for music educators in this 4 hour professional development program by reading the book on your own and attending a 1 hour session with other participants to discuss the major points of the book. The meeting time for the book discussion is Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 3:00- 4:00 pm in room 128 at Queensbury Middle School. The registration fee includes the cost of the book. The book summary is below: Developed to provide middle-level band teachers with sample lessons to implement the National Standards in band rehearsals, individual strategies are provided for bands at both levels. The 44 strategies include step-by-step instructions with ideas and resources. Deadline for Registration is March 13 in order to process, receive and distribute books.

20. AASL Days 3 & 4 (Combined)

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 4/11/2019

For anyone who has taken Days 1 and 2 of the AASL Standards, we are combining Days 3 & 4; if you've taken Day 3 this is the last opportunity for Day 4.

21. Applied Digital Skills

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 4/12/2019

This newer website from Google offers ready-to-use video lessons that teach digital skills. These important skills have immediate, real-life applications such as writing a business plan, a resume, keeping a budget, and creating presentations. Come learn about this already made curriculum and how it can work in your classroom. These applications are formatted for seventh grade and up and will move your students from consumers of technology to creators. Students will learn the important skills of sheets, docs, slides, and more through videos and activities.

22. WCC PLC ELA 7-12 Team 3

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC PLC Members

Dates: 4/12/2019

Continuing work on challenges identified October 19 Challenge 1 How do we enlist all content teachers to participate in teaching reading and writing? Challenge 2 Language alignment within building and district and also with state exams/standards Challenge 3 Lack of time to collaborate and differentiate

23. Google Easter Eggs

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 4/12/2019

Google is well-known for its lighter side, including “Easter eggs” that Google engineers have hidden for enterprising searchers who take the time to hunt them down. “A virtual Easter egg is an intentional hidden message, in-joke, or feature in a work such as a computer program, webpage, video game, movie, book, or crossword,” according to Wikipedia. This workshop will showcase some of the best Easter Eggs for education.

24. Integrating Across Content-WSWHE BOCES Teachers Only-Cohort 1

Program: Special Education/CTE Professional Development for Curriculum and Instructi

Audience: Cohort 1-WSWHE BOCES new teachers

Dates: 4/15/2019

During this session, participants will learn how to integrate multiple content areas in their lesson planning process to create an interdisciplinary experience.

25. WCC PLC Grade 3

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WCC PLC Members

Dates: 4/16/2019

Continuing work on challenges identified October 19 RTI, AIS and the scheduling of services

26. Grade K Units of Study Phonics

Program: School Development Services

Audience: K Teachers

Dates: 4/16/2019

New
Participants will work collaboratively in a supported enrichment to learn successful implementation strategies for the Phonics Unit of Study. Participants should bring own Phonics Kit to use.

27. Grade K Units of Study Phonics - HF Only

Program: School Development Services

Audience: K Teachers

Dates: 4/16/2019

New
Participants will work collaboratively in a supported enrichment to learn successful implementation strategies for the Phonics Unit of Study. Participants should bring own Phonics Kit to use.

28. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 4/16/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

29. Restorative Responses to Classroom Harm (for Teachers)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/16/2019

This training will focus on restorative responses to harm that occurs in the classroom. Participants will leave understanding the theory behind restorative practices and how it can be applied to classroom management.

30. Literacy in the Content Areas Series: How can we help students understand and use academic language

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/17/2019

Historians, scientists, mathematicians, musicians, readers, linguists, artists, and athletes all have specific "languages" they use. This interactive workshop will help you recognize the academic language demands students face in your class and across their school day. We will explore the reasons that different communities use specialized language, as well as strategies to help students more confidently interpret and use the vocabulary, sentence patterns, and genres associated with their varied disciplines. [Note: Academic language is a key component of New York's Next Generation Learning Standards.

31. Grade 1 Units of Study Phonics

Program: School Development Services

Audience: First Grade Teachers

Dates: 4/17/2019

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Participants will work collaboratively in a supported enrichment to learn successful implementation strategies for the Phonics Unit of Study. Participants should bring own Phonics Kit to use.

32. Grade 1 Units of Study Phonics - HF Only

Program: School Development Services

Audience: First Grade Teachers

Dates: 4/17/2019

New
Participants will work collaboratively in a supported enrichment to learn successful implementation strategies for the Phonics Unit of Study. Participants should bring own Phonics Kit to use.
This hands-on workshop will engage participants in ways to use text sets (groups of multimedia texts on a common topic) to help students respond to the essential questions "How do I know where I stand on an issue?" and "How can I get other people to respect and consider my stance?" The strategies emphasize the use of informal writing to help students compose and revise claim statements and then select textual evidence to support their claims.

34. Cisco Cyber Threat Response Clinic

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Technical Support/Network Administrators

Dates: 4/18/2019

New
The Cisco Cyber Threat Response (CTR) Clinic has been built as a training platform based on the Cisco Security Integrated Threat Defense (ITD) architecture and solutions. Students will get to experience life-like cyber security attack situations in a virtualized enterprise lab environment, where they will get to play both the role of attacker and defender. Utilizing an environment that models after many enterprise networks, students will learn and understand how their own environments get compromised, how security breaches get detected, and how to respond with maximum effectiveness.

35. Prioritizing the Next Generation ELA Standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/6/2019

During this session, participants will analyze across all strands of the Next Generation ELA Standards in order to determine relationships between priority and supporting standards. We will use the outcomes we generate in this workshop as a model for future sessions.

36. Diversity Training

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 5/7/2019

This 2-hour session will provide k-12 educators with strategies for implementing best practices in promoting cultural and diversity competency in the school setting. Special attention will be given to the areas religious and holiday inclusivity. Participants may register for either the AM or PM session.

37. Common Core ELA Regents Scoring

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2019

This half-day session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedure required for the scoring of the Regents examination in English Language Arts (Common Core). Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, it can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators.

38. Common Core Math Regents Scoring

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2019

This session will provide an update on the scoring practices and rubrics brought about by the new Regents Exam that will assess student understanding of the Common Core Learning Standards. Participants will investigate several of the 2, 4, and 6-point constructed-response questions that are similar in structure to the previous Regents exams but which are of the type being asked on the new Common Core Math Regents. They will then be given an opportunity to practice scoring the different types of questions. This workshop is a repeat of the workshop held in January 2019.

39. US and Global History Regents Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2019

This training is for the transition exam and not the Framework Aligned exam. This session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedure required for the scoring of the Regents examination in US and Global History. Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, it can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators. This session will also address the implementation schedule and review the components of the new Global History and Geography examination.

40. Diversity Training

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 5/7/2019

This 2-hour session will provide k-12 educators with strategies for implementing best practices in promoting cultural and diversity competency in the school setting. Special attention will be given to the areas religious and holiday inclusivity. Participants may register for either the AM or PM session.

41. Regents Scoring Training - HS Science

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/7/2019

New
This session will provide teachers with review and practice of the procedures required for the scoring of the High School Regents examinations in Earth Science, Living Environment and Chemistry. Participants will review and discuss rubrics and anchor papers, then practice scoring student responses. Designed to provide the initial training required for new teachers to be considered qualified raters, it can also be used as a refresher for more experienced educators. This session is offered at two sites- Johnsburg CSD and WSWHE BOCES Gick Road Conference Center via the CISCO Conference System. If your district has this system and you wish to arrange to participate from your home district, please contact Ann Williams awilliams@wswheboces.org to make arrangements. Teachers seeking scoring training for Physics should contact The School Development Office, 518-581-3750, kjones@wswheboces.org or awilliams@wswheboces.org.

42. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 1

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/8/2019

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop.Participants will explore the Danielson Framework for Teaching and evidence-based observation techniques. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Mike DeCaprio.

43. North Country - Unwrapping the Next Generation ELA Standards-Phase II

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/8/2019

During this session, participants will practice strategies to unwrap standards in order to build clarity around learning intentions and criteria for student success.

44. North Country - Aligning Assessment Instruction to the NGS ELA standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/8/2019

During this session, participants will use priority standards to align assessment and instructional practices targeting the four hallmarks of advanced literacies as outlined in the literacy briefs (content rich text, writing, discussion, and academic language).

45. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 2

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/9/2019

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop. Participants will be guided through the initial steps outlined by NYS in regards to the creation of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs). Time will also be spent exploring the instructional shifts and their inherent position within the approved rubrics for teacher evaluation. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Mike DeCaprio.

46. Art and Music Tech Tools

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/10/2019

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We all know that Arts and Music education fosters academic achievement, social, emotional, cultural development and civic engagement. Involvement in Art helps your students gain critical thinking and fosters stronger verbal skills. Arts learning can also improve motivation, concentration, confidence, and teamwork. These are all skills that we want our students to learn. Come to this session to learn about some amazing tools that are available for music and art education.

47. Intro to Code in Every Class

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/10/2019

New
Computer science skills are critical in today’s business market. But you don’t need to know anything about coding to expose your students to it. This workshop will teach you how to open up opportunities for students to try coding in any subject or topic. It will cover robotics and websites that you can bring back to the classroom right away. You don’t need to be the expert, and your students don’t need to be only consumers of technology. Coding will foster important skills like iteration, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and creation. All of these skills are needed to open a world of opportunity for your students. Wait until you see your student who usually struggles, find success, and you will forever want to include coding in your curriculum.

48. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools: Train the Trainer 5 Day Initial Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Admin, Support Professionals

Dates: 5/13/2019 to 5/17/2019

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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 trainings 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. *2 week notice of cancellation is required by phone, fax or email to the School Development Office or your district will be billed for non-representation of a registrant. Please see contact information above. In addition to completion of BOCES registration, participants must submit the Cornell application (which will be emailed to you upon registration) directly to Cornell University as soon as possible.

49. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 3

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2019

This workshop is meant for Lead Evaluators who did not attend previous offerings of this workshop. Participants will re-examine the idea of an evidence-based evaluation system through the identification of criteria for quality student learning objectives; exploring various methods of target setting; and ways of establishing HEDI rating scales. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Mike DeCaprio.

50. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2019 to 5/14/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

51. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/14/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

52. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/14/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

53. Communications Coordinators

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 5/15/2019

One of four meetings per year for district represenatives to School Library services in accordance with Commissioners Regulations 90.18. Includes SLS business meeting and Professional Development to turnkey back to districts.

54. Grades 4 and 8 Science Scoring Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/16/2019

This after school combined session is designed for science teachers or other staff involved in the administration and/or scoring of the Grade 4 or the Grade 8 Science Exams. It is intended for teachers new to the scoring or returning scorers seeking a review of the process with respect to State guidelines. Scoring of both the performance and the constructed response questions for both examinations will be addressed. As time permits, participants will also have a chance to share best practices about the performance test setup and administration.

55. New Teacher Learning Walk-Sanford Street

Program: Special Education/CTE Professional Development for Curriculum and Instructi

Audience: New WSWHE BOCES teachers

Dates: 5/20/2019

The Learning Walk process has been a popular activity among new teachers over the last couple of years. It's a chance to visit a colleague's classroom and reflect on best practices. The sign up for the walks will be held to three people so as to not overwhelm the classroom we are visiting. Please do not be limited to your own grade level or content area. There is a lot to learn from every classroom.

56. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 5/20/2019

This one-day refresher is designed for current lead evaluators of teachers who are seeking to update training received previously. This will serve for both 3012-c and 3012-d. All nine required training components will be addressed. This will not serve to qualify an attendee to be a lead evaluator. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Mike DeCaprio.

57. Part I of Building-Capacity Phase of the Next Generation of Math Standards Grades 6-8

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 5/21/2019

Based on determined needs, participants will review, revise, and create curricular units to ensure alignment to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Participants are asked to bring the analyses sheets from the Crosswalk workshops, present curricular materials, textbooks, resources, and a laptop.

58. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 5/22/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

59. Aligning Assessment Instruction to the NGS ELA standards

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

During this session, participants will use priority standards to align assessment and instructional practices targeting the four hallmarks of advanced literacies as outlined in the literacy briefs (content rich text, writing, discussion, and academic language).

60. Unwrapping the Next Generation ELA Standards:

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/28/2019

New
During this session, participants will practice strategies to unwrap standards in order to build clarity around learning intentions and criteria for student success.

61. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Principals

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 5/28/2019

Audience: Those lead evaluators of principals who have previously completed the three days of training. This one-day refresher is designed for current lead evaluators of principals who are seeking to update training received previously. This will serve for both 3012-c and 3012d. All nine required training components will be addressed. This will not serve to qualify an attendee to be a lead evaluator. If you have questions as to who should attend, please contact Mike DeCaprio.

62. Unwrapping the Next Generation ELA Standards:

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/28/2019

New
During this session, participants will practice strategies to unwrap standards in order to build clarity around learning intentions and criteria for student success.

63. Teacher Leader Project Spring Conference

Program: School Development Services

Dates: 5/29/2019

The Teacher Leader Project is a network of P-20 practitioners in Eastern Upstate New York dedicated to supporting teacher leadership in schools. Please join us to conference with Dr. Jill Harrison Berg author of Leading in Sync ASCD 2018, learn components of a Strategic Action Plan and discuss embedding equity, diversity and cultural competence into district teacher leadership plans. Resource Cafe and Team Time will provide tools and differentiated supports for team to develop their plans. Lunch is provided. Teams of teachers, administrators and leaders are encouraged to attend.

64. Part I of Building-Capacity Phase of the Next Generation of Math Standards - Grades 3-5

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 5/29/2019

Based on determined needs, participants will review, revise, and create curricular units to ensure alignment to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Participants are asked to bring the analyses sheets from the Crosswalk workshops, present curricular materials, textbooks, resources, and a laptop.

65. The Council's 2019 Cabinet Leadership Summit

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 5/30/2019

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The annual Cabinet Leadership Summit is designed to bring assistant and deputy superintendents, directors and principals together as well as other school leaders from across New York State. Our goal is to cultivate an annual event which promotes community and the opportunity to share knowledge and develop stronger connections with statewide colleagues. The 2019 Cabinet Summit will focus on the theme of Trauma-Informed Leadership and will feature presentations from Susanne H. Thompson, Vice President of Professional Development, Discovery Education and David Wallace, Executive Director of LaSalle School; Edcamp discussion sessions; best practices and the benefits of mindfulness to support students. There is a networking reception on the evening of May 30, 2019 from 4:30 5:30 pm (for attendees of the Cabinet and Women's Summits) A discount will be applied to billing when participants attend both days, May 30th and May 31st.

66. The Council's Women's Initiative: Supporting Women in Educational Leadership Summit

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 5/31/2019

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The Women's Initiative Summit on May 31, 2019 will focus on supporting women educational leaders to inspire more women to seek leadership positions in education. The program will include discussions on communicating and leading through conflict; coaching; leadership and roundtable discussions. A discount will be applied to those participants who attend both dates, May 30th and 31st upon billing.

67. Digital Literacy Conference

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 6/3/2019

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There is a huge need to incorporate digital literacy, digital fluency, and digital citizenship lessons in our classrooms. This conference covers lessons, ideas, resources, and best practices for both teachers and administrators.

68. Part I of Building-Capacity Phase of the Next Generation of Math Standards - Grades K-2

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 6/4/2019

Based on determined needs, participants will review, revise, and create curricular units to ensure alignment to the NYS Next Generation Math Standards. Participants are asked to bring the analyses sheets from the Crosswalk workshops, present curricular materials, textbooks, resources, and a laptop.

69. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/5/2019 to 6/6/2019

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. As a newly approved provider of this training, the WSWHE BOCES will offer monthly sessions. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

70. Augmented and Virtual Reality

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 6/7/2019

New
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality offer new and exciting ways to foster learning in our classrooms. This course will review many of the great options that are available for you to use to create, explore, and examine content. We will explore options for both the Chromebook and iPads including Co Spaces, Google Expeditions, and Tour creator. Other amazing VR/AR opportunities will be shared. Be prepared to create something that you can use in your classroom.

71. SketchUp for Schools

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 6/7/2019

New
To quote Google: "We live in 3D. Why shouldn't we start thinking and teaching that way?" SketchUp for school is the core SketchUp 3D modeler now available in a web browser for any Primary or Secondary School signed up with G Suite for Education. Sketchup for Schools is integrated with Google Drive and Classroom and works on Chromebooks or any device connected to the internet. SketchUp can be used with almost all subjects and grade levels. For example, you can visualize geometry and mathematical concepts, recreate a historical setting or perhaps design your dream energy efficient house. The models created with SketchUp can be printed with a 3D printer. If you would like to learn the basics of SketchUp and how it can be integrated into your lesson plan or 3D printing projects come to this half-day workshop.

72. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/11/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.

73. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 6/11/2019

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. It is offered monthly throughout the school year. If you are a private pay (not being paid by a school district), payment needs to be submitted and received by the School Development Office to consider your registration complete.