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1. Dignity for All Students Coordinator Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Other Instructional or Support Professionals

Dates: 9/25/2018

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This highly interactive training is intended for Dignity Act Coordinators, Designees and other school team members who are in need of training related to the Dignity for All Student Act. This training will heighten participants' sensitivity to students who are adversely impacted by harassment, bullying and discrimination and immerse them in being agents in proactively creating safe and supportive school environments for all students. Participants will be provided with information on understanding, identifying and reporting incidents; and experiential approaches to addressing human relations concepts including, but not limited to, the eleven protected classes. Additional topics to be addressed include: Self-Analysis and Assessment Ensuring Positive School Culture and Climate Creating a Pro-social Environment Positive Youth Development/Empowerment

2. OPALS for Beginners

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarian, library aides and volunteers

Dates: 9/25/2018

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If you are new to OPALS library catalog, this will give you all the basics to get you started with circulation, editing records, interlibrary loans, etc.

3. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 9/25/2018 to 9/26/2018

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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.

4. Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals - DITEP- (Day 1)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 9/26/2018

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DITEP training does not qualify participants as drug recognition experts (DREs). It is intended to make school nurses, principals and school resource officers competent and confident in evaluating and documenting students suspected of abusing and being impaired by drugs. The DITEP training is for two days. The first day is for anyone (affiliated with the school) interested in this type of training. Day one works well for high-level administrators since it focuses on general drug impairment and policies. Day two is best suited for those who will actually conduct the hands-on evaluations, more likely school nurses and school resource officers. The course program outline includes the following: Day One Introduction and Overview Drugs in Society Policy, Procedures, and Rules Overview of Alcohol Drug Identification, Categories and Effects Contacting the Parent(s) References No morning Refreshments. Lunch on your own.

5. Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals - DITEP- (Day 2)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 9/27/2018

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DITEP training does not qualify participants as drug recognition experts (DREs). It is intended to make school nurses, principals and school resource officers competent and confident in evaluating and documenting students suspected of abusing and being impaired by drugs. The DITEP training is for two days. The first day is for anyone (affiliated with the school) interested in this type of training. Day one works well for high-level administrators since it focuses on general drug impairment and policies. Day two is best suited for those who will actually conduct the hands-on evaluations, more likely school nurses and school resource officers. The course program outline includes the following: Day Two Eye Examinations Vital Signs Divided Attention Tests Poly Drugs Assessment Process Conclusion No morning Refreshments. Lunch on your own.

6. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. I

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 9/27/2018

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During this session, participants will review and discuss the preface, introduction and early learning documents associated with the new standards. This is a stepping stone session to understanding the changes to the standards by first introducing information surrounding the revisions.

7. Explicit Instruction-overview of all pieces

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 9/27/2018

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8. MLP Evaluation 101

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WSWHE Instructional Staff

Dates: 9/27/2018

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This session will assist instructional staff with the implementation of Frontline Evaluation. Please ensure you have your username and password and they work to log into Mylearningplan.com Any technical issues need to be addressed prior to the workshop. Concerns and issues can be emailed to mlp@wswheboces.org.

9. Create infographics, presentations, and images with ease

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 9/28/2018

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Students love to create and with the latest technology, creating has never been easier! Come to this workshop to learn how to create images, infographics, interactive presentations, and more. We will explore websites such as Buncee and Adobe Spark for slides, pictures, newsletters, and even video creation. By the end of the workshop you will have several creations that are ready to use in your classroom plus a resource library for even more.

10. Using Seesaw, Flipgrid, and e-books in the Elementary Classroom

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 9/28/2018

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Want easy and fun ways to engage students, spark creativity, and showcase student learning? We’ll see how Flipgrid and Seesaw can be used with students of all ages to capture snapshots of student learning! Seesaw can be used as an online portfolio, and both Seesaw and Flipgrid give students fun and creative ways to express themselves, which can then be shared and incorporated into your assessments. We’ll also explore e-book platforms that incorporate sound and animation to engage students in reading and listening, such as Epic, Overdrive, and Tumblebooks.

11. Next Generation Learning Standards

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

Audience: Academic CTE teachers only within the WSWHE BOCES

Dates: 10/2/2018 to 12/5/2018

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Participants will review all introduction based documents to create an awareness of the Next Generation NYS math and ELA standards.

12. SLO 101 in My Learning Plan

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Staff required to complete SLOs

Dates: 10/2/2018

This session is designed to assist teachers and staff in the use of My Learning Plan to complete the SLO process in the Evaluation module. This session will be divided in half Session A beginning at 2:45p to 3:30p and 3:45 to 4:30p.

13. MLP Evaluation and using SLOs

Program: School Development Services

Audience: WSWHE Instructional Staff

Dates: 10/2/2018

This session will assist instructional staff with the implementation of Frontline Evaluation specifically the development of SLOS and loading them into MLP. Please ensure you have your username and password and they work to log into Mylearningplan.com Any technical issues need to be addressed prior to the workshop. Concerns and issues can be emailed to mlp@wswheboces.org.

14. EdTech Coaches Roundtable

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 10/3/2018

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Join local educational technology coaches as we share and discuss current initiatives, success, and challenges we are experiencing. Anyone who works with teachers to integrate technology into curriculum and instruction is welcome to attend! This includes (but is not limited to) teachers on special assignment, technology committee members, instructional coaches, librarians, and media specialists.

15. SLS - Mentor Program - Orientation

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians new to field or non-tenured.

Dates: 10/4/2018

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New or returning non-tenured teachers participating in the School Library Services Mentor program are required to attend the Introduction day. Topics include budgeting & purchasing, resource and collection development, teaching standards & classroom management, and catalog management.

16. 2018-2019 Literacy Coaches Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/4/2018 to 6/4/2019

This series of eight full-day sessions across the school year is designed for K-12 literacy coaches interested in joining a collaborative think tank to cultivate their coaching network, build their coaching and content expertise and create collaborative resources to share across districts. Across these connected sessions, coaches will have the opportunity to: Create professional goals and actions plans to further the coaching role, develop professional voice and reflect on coaching practice, Use student-centered coaching to drive instructional decisions, Problem solve coaching challenges and share coaching practices and successes, Engage in professional projects driven by the needs and interests of the coaches and districts, Cultivate coaching research, practice and resources, Develop coaching skills that foster strong professional relationships within and across districts, Participate in two book studies across the school year, Receive tools, ideas, etc. that they can use immediately with teachers to impact instruction, and Engage in reflective and continual coach learning by building professional relationships.

17. True North Professional Development Day

Program: School Development Services

Audience: True North School District Staff

Dates: 10/5/2018

This year's combined True North Professional development day will feature a keynote from Travis Allen, a collaborative "Escape the Conference" experience and exciting breakout sessions led by the iSchool Initiative. Travis and his team will help participants explore the what it means to be a lifelong learner! This concept has an entirely new definition in today's Information Age, and it requires us to create new skills while at the same time embracing our inner student. Discover how we sometimes obstruct our own path to the best possible education without knowing it. And, most importantly, learn how to cultivate the right environment to break past these barriers.

18. Monitoring the Evaluation Cycle in MLP

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 10/9/2018

Implementation of Frontline Evaluation for WSWHE BOCES. This session will support the implementation of Evaluation into Instructional Programs for the 18-19 SY.

19. JMT ELA Scoring

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2018 to 10/11/2018

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Scoring of the Regional ELA exams

20. JMT Math Scoring

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2018 to 10/11/2018

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Scoring of the Regional Math exams

21. Monitoring the Evaluation Cycle in MLP

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 10/10/2018

Implementation of Frontline Evaluation for WSWHE BOCES. This session will support the implementation of Evaluation into Instructional Programs for the 18-19 SY.

22. 2018-2019 Literacy Specialist Series

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/11/2018 to 6/13/2019

This series of eight half-day afternoon sessions across the school year is designed for K-12 literacy specialists interested in collaborating, sharing practices and problem-solving across our districts. Within these connected sessions, literacy specialists will have the opportunity to: Use student-centered data to drive instructional decisions Engage in professional projects driven by the needs and interests of the group/district goals Read and reflect on current research and instructional practices Receive tools, ideas, etc. that can be used immediately with teachers and students to impact instruction Problem solve instructional challenges and share intervention practices and successes Participate in two book studies across the school year Engage in reflective and continual learning by building professional relationships.

23. Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Plan Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: School Counselors and Administrators

Dates: 10/12/2018

Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Plan Workshop The New York State Education Department amended the regulations for school counseling programs to help increase opportunities for all students to be successful. The amended regulations address the parameters of what a comprehensive developmental school counseling program should include. The amended regulations, adopted July 2017, need to be in place for the 2019-2020 school. NYSED”s plan for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State is aligned with these amended school counseling regulations and include provisions that encourage schools and districts to adopt a “Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child” multi-tiered model to promote positive school climates that, in turn, improve student outcomes. This workshop is intended for teams of school counselors from districts to learn more about the new regulations and begin the work of developing a comprehensive developmental school counseling program or revising existing programs. Please bring a laptop and access to your existing plan.

24. Administrative Leadership Development Series

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Principals

Dates: 10/15/2018 to 5/15/2019

Designed to serve regional school districts’ needs for instructional leadership development of Principals and Administrators. SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, Lead Principals, School Development Services, and Superintendents as presenters. Areas of Focus: Cultivating Culture & Climate

25. Applied Digital Skills

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Admin

Dates: 10/15/2018

Join us to learn how you can use the free Applied Digital Skills G Suite curriculum to help your students develop critical, job-ready digital skills that meet state standards. In this hands-on training, we’ll walk through lessons with tangible outcomes: Introduction to the curriculum and deep dive into units. You will get expert-led training that takes you through the curriculum and its blended learning format. Hands-on time. You will have hands-on time where you pretend to be a student using the curriculum and create your first class as a teacher. Brainstorm uses. You will brainstorm with experts and your colleagues on ways to integrate the curriculum into your classroom to maximize your students’ learning outcomes.

26. SchoolTool/Tiered Intervention System

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers

Dates: 10/15/2018

Participants will be introduced to the school tool demographic system for usage in their daily classroom routines. Additionally, participants will be intoroduced to a tiered system of intervention used to provide support for students in need of additional instruction.

27. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. II

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 10/16/2018

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During this session, participants will be introduced to the blueprints and literacy briefs as a foundation to implementing the new standards in their classroom instruction.

28. SLS General Membership Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 10/16/2018

Our annual General Membership meeting for information and professional development to start the 2018-19 school year. Included will be an overview of work completed over the summer at SLS, change in Overdrive platform to SORA, OPALS and Follett information groups, and grade-level work groups.

29. Intro to Restorative Justice: Strategic Implementation for a Whole School Approach (Administrators)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 10/16/2018

This training will focus on the how to begin, grow, and sustain whole school implementation of restorative practices. Participants will leave with an understanding of various restorative justice implementation models and best practices

30. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 10/16/2018 to 10/17/2018

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.

31. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Principals

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Principals

Dates: 10/18/2018

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.

32. Washington County Collaborative Professional Development Day

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Support Professionals, Pupil Personal Staff, Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2018

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This event is a collaboration of 8 school districts in Washington County to provide professional development in a collaborative manner. The topic for the professional development day is Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). Information will be shared in each Team Drive for each PLC. Please be sure to check your access to the PLC Team Drive. Additional communication will be forthcoming through email and on the team drive. Lunch will be provided. If you have a dietary request please reach out to kjones@wswheboces.org. These requests must be made no later than October 5th.

33. Incorporating Tech into Reader’s Workshop

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 10/19/2018

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Ever wonder how you could spice up student written expression? In this ½ day session, you’ll get to explore various tools to engage students during the writing process. We will explore prewriting tools, such as mind maps and prompts, features you can utilize during the writing process in Google Docs, and a variety of ways to showcase that writing at the end, from blogs to e-books to multimedia products like Adobe Spark, Seesaw, and more.

34. MusiQCon

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/19/2018

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This day will be comprised of various opportunities for Music Teachers to learn about the New New York Arts Standards specific to Music, attend sessions designed to begin collaboration between 'like music' (BAnd, General, Orchestra) on teh standards in their assigned classrooms, and participate in an EdCamp style sharing session. Lunch will be provided.

35. Introduction to Google “Geo Tools” (Google Earth, Expeditions, etc)

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 10/19/2018

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No time or money to bring students on field trips around the world? Never fear! Google Expeditions is here! Google Expeditions is an immersive journey to places near and far. Students and teachers can explore museums, monuments, under the sea, summit of Everest, different biomes, inside the human body, college tours, and even careers! There is so much to see and explore with this virtual reality program. Participants will experience Google Expeditions in a teacher led and a self lead format. Then participants will explore the Google Expeditions resources and plan for an expedition of their own! WSWHE BOCES has a classroom kit to bring to your school and we can sign up participants to loan the kit during this session!

36. North Country - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. I

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 10/22/2018

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During this session, participants will review and discuss the preface, introduction and early learning documents associated with the new standards. This is a stepping stone session to understanding the changes to the standards by first introducing information surrounding the revisions.

37. Scaffolding for complex text

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 10/22/2018

The increased demands in literacy require students to examine challenging text in the classroom, not just in ELA, but Social Studies, Science, and the technical subjects. Participants will walk the steps to take when it becomes necessary to scaffold complex text in the classroom – from identifying the elements of text complexity, to student factors to consider, as well as which possible scaffolds to put in place.

38. Understanding the Part 2, the Short-Answer Constructed Response Questions of the new Global Studies - Social Studies Regents

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 10/23/2018

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Participants will examine the revised CRQ prototype and learn more about the context, sourcing, and relationship questions on Part 2 of the new Framework-based Regents Examination in Global History and Geography II. Terminology related to Part 2 will be defined and discussed. Teaching strategies will also be discussed.

39. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 10/23/2018

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.

40. Restorative Practices for Administrators

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 10/24/2018

This workshop will provide an in-depth look into Restorative Practices and how administrators can begin using this process. The presenters will focus on using Restorative Practices to build a positive school culture, improve climate, respond to unwanted behaviors and reduce the likelihood of repeated conflicts. Lunch on your own!

41. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt.1

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 10/25/2018

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During this session, participants will review and discuss the preface, introduction and early learning documents associated with the new standards. This is a stepping stone session to understanding the changes to the standards by first introducing information surrounding the revisions.

42. Improving Online Security in an Insecure world

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 10/26/2018

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Online security is more important now than ever. It’s an issue that affects anyone who picks up a Smartphone or logs into a computer. In this session, we’ll look at pitfalls of online security, as well as examine how we can improve passwords, avoid malware, and examine best practices of keeping ourselves safe in our online communities.

43. Fundations Training

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/29/2018

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Fundations® is a multisensory and systematic phonics, spelling, and handwriting program that benefits all K-3 students. It also includes a supplementary activity set for Pre-K students. Fundations is designed as a whole-class, general education program used for prevention (Tier 1) purposes. It also can be taught in a small group or 1:1 setting for intervention (Tier 2). Informed by an extensive research base and following principles of instruction demonstrating success for a wide variety of learners, key features include: Thoroughly teaches the foundational skills, and significantly supports the reading, writing, and language standards, found in states’ rigorous college- and career-ready standards. Presents the following concepts and skills in a cumulative manner from Unit to Unit and year to year: Letter formation Phonological and phonemic awareness Sound mastery Phonics, word study, and advanced word study Irregular (trick) word instruction Vocabulary Fluency Comprehension strategies Written composition (spelling and handwriting) If participants have access to the Fundations teacher manual they are encouraged to bring it to the session but it is not required. Lunch is on your own.

44. NGSS KickStart K-5

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 10/30/2018

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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.

45. Google G Suite for Education - Bootcamp 1

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 11/2/2018

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G Suite for Education is a full suite of productivity and educational tools made available to schools free of charge! In this full day training, participants will become proficient in the use of Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive. Also the most commonly used apps in the G Suite, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, will be introduced with emphasis on management of files and collaboration. This workshop is designed to give increase the confidence level of teachers, teacher aides and support staff with the key productivity features of G Suite for Education.

46. Fundamentals of TEACCHing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Related Classroom Staff

Dates: 11/6/2018 to 11/8/2018

This three-day workshop will provide participants with an overview of the characteristics of autism and Structured TEACCHing strategies. Structured TEACCHing is based on understanding the individual's characteristics of autism and using individualized visual supports to provide meaning and promote independence. Participants will also learn strategies for addressing behavior management using Structured TEACCHing. This workshop is designed to help teachers individualize teaching strategies for students who fall in the moderate to severe range of the autism spectrum. This session has a special cancellation policy due to the price and contract with UNC. For participants to receive a refund of registration fee, cancellation must occur prior to October 10th.

47. SS U.S. History Kickstart

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 11th Grade Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 11/8/2018

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This day's objective is to put US History educators ahead of the SED wave of changes coming in the next couple of years. What our middle school and Global History colleagues have learned over the past couple years is that preparing for this approach to teaching, learning, and assessing is a multi-year process. We'll look at the intent of the Framework, discuss what's in and what's out, and look at vetted materials.

48. Understanding and Developing Enduring Issues Essays - Global Studies - Social Studies Regents

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 11/13/2018

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Participants will examine the Part 3 Enduring Issues Essay in depth. Participants will work in small groups with provided documents to develop an Enduring Issues Essay: identifying enduring issues within each of the documents, mapping the documents to the Grade 10 Framework, grouping documents around an enduring issue, discussing documents that could be used to support the definition of the enduring issue selected by the group, discussing how the selected enduring issues essay affects people or how people affected it and discussing how the selected issue has continued to be an issue or has changed over time. Instructional ideas for working with students will be shared. Participants will be able to take this experience and begin developing Enduring Issues Essays for use in their classrooms and schools.

49. Intro to Restorative Justice: Community Building Circles in the Classroom (for Teachers)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/13/2018

This training will focus on restorative justice practices in K-12 while focusing on the way that community building circles can increase trust, social capital, and support community norm ownership in the classroom. Participants will leave with an understanding of how to create, utilize, and encourage equitable sharing in the classroom through community building circles.

50. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 11/13/2018 to 11/14/2018

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. SS Framework - Middle School Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 11/14/2018

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Entering into our fourth year with the New York Framework for Social Studies, the objective of this day is to refresh participants on the intent of the Framework, and to take another look at any materials in the public domain that match the intent, including the Toolkits. This day is intended for middle level educators so that participants can discuss the challenges of time in the middle school classroom.

52. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. III

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 11/15/2018

During this session, participants will review the new standards and crosswalks to note revisions and changes. Additionally, a review of the standards across grade levels will occur to encourage vertical conversations and understandings.

53. Digital Citizenship, Literacy, Fluency, Social Media...Oh My!

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 11/16/2018

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It is important for our students to navigate their online world safely and effectively. This workshop will cover lessons you can use from k-12 in areas of citizenship, creating passwords, safe searching, plagiarism, and copyright. Learn the vocabulary and raise your digital IQ. Review lessons, websites, and apps that teach digital literacy to create your own toolbox to use with your students.

54. What is your Digital Footprint?

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 11/16/2018

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What is your digital footprint, and why does it matter? In this session, we look at copyright, “fake” news, and how we market ourselves, and work on ways to put forth our best digital footprint.

55. North Country - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. II

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 11/19/2018

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During this session, participants will be introduced to the blueprints and literacy briefs as a foundation to implementing the new standards in their classroom instruction.

56. Explicit: Instruction-Practice

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers

Dates: 11/19/2018

Participants will review and discuss the elements of the explicit instruction framework, which serves as our organizational common language for instruction. Participants will use information from the session in their classrooms to ensure instructional delivery aligns with the explicit instruction framework.

57. Active Participation

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 11/26/2018

This session will introduce participants to multiple strategies and activities focused on increasing student engagement and classroom participation. Participants will have an opportunity to learn, practice and plan using each of the presented strategies. Each session will focus on a different set of strategies that can be easily implemented in any classroom.

58. NGSS KickStart 6-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 11/27/2018

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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.

59. SLS Regional Meeting - Donalyn Miller

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 11/28/2018

The day is split into two parts. Donalyn Miller will be presenting on her most recent book Reading in the Wild and invited database/eBook vendors will be presenting on some great features you may not be aware of. Attendees will be selected upon arrival which presentation they will see in the morning and in the afternoon.

60. NGSS: Evaluating Materials

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 11/28/2018

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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.

61. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 11/28/2018

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.

62. Intro to Restorative Justice: Restorative Conversations for School-based Paraprofessionals

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teaching Assistants and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 11/29/2018

There is a nationwide movement implementing restorative practices as a complement to school discipline policies that have led to overly high suspension rates. This half-day professional development offering will provide paraprofessionals with restorative skills that can be applied to both small and large moments throughout the school day and school environment. Participants will learn and practice the building block skills used in restorative justice conferences and circles, as well as their application to situations and student interactions encountered by paraprofessionals in their everyday work.

63. Get Ready for the Hour of Code

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 11/30/2018

New
What is coding? Coding is the instructions that enable a computer to perform a task. Why should your students learn coding? Coding takes students from being just a consumer of technology to being a creator of technology. Every year there is an “Hour of Code” Challenge for all ages. The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. In this beginning coding workshop you will have the opportunity experience different free programs/apps that can teach coding. You will learn how to organize your own Hour of Code event happening December 3rd - 9th 2018 and get your students involved.

64. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt.2

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 12/4/2018

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During this session, participants will be introduced to the blueprints and literacy briefs as a foundation to implementing the new standards in their classroom instruction.

65. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/4/2018 to 12/5/2018

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.

66. Google G Suite for Education - Bootcamp 2

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 12/7/2018

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In this full day workshop, participants will explore the educational possibilities of integrating G Suite for Education into their classroom. Using Google Classroom, teachers will learn to set up their classroom, create announcements and assignments and grade the assignments. In addition, teachers will discover the formative assessment possibilities of tools such as Google Forms and others which can be used for bell ringers, exit-tickets and a host of other classroom uses. Last but not least, teachers will learn to find Google Apps, Add-Ons and Extensions to enhance learning activities for all students. Participants should have a working knowledge of the G Suite for Education Apps Google Docs and Google Drive.

67. ELA Module Adaptation Strategies

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers (ELA Only)

Dates: 12/10/2018

During this session, participants will learn and discuss ways to make adaptations to module materials from both a unit and lesson perspective while also considering the diverse learning needs of those students in their classrooms. Participants will be introduced to adaptation guidelines, use structured protocols for team discussion, and review multiple examples of adapted module units and lessons to develop strategies that can be used to adapt units and/or lessons for their students.

68. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. III

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 12/11/2018

During this session, participants will review the new standards and crosswalks to note revisions and changes. Additionally, a review of the standards across grade levels will occur to encourage vertical conversations and understandings.

69. Community Building Circles: Implementation Support and Practice (for Administrators)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/11/2018

This training will focus on restorative justice practices in K-12 while focusing on the way that community building circles can increase trust, social capital, and support community norm ownership in the classroom. Participants will leave with an understanding of how to support the creation and utilization of community building circles during implementation. Participants will also learn what how to support teachers implement this practice into their classroom.

70. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/11/2018

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.

71. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/11/2018

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.

72. North Country - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt. 3

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 12/12/2018

New
During this session, participants will review the new standards and crosswalks to note revisions and changes. Additionally, a review of the standards across grade levels will occur to encourage vertical conversations and understandings.

73. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 12/19/2018

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.

74. Setting Up Your Google Classroom

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2019

During this session, participants will learn how to create and implement a google classroom as a tool for instruction.

75. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/8/2019

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.

76. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/8/2019

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.

77. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/9/2019

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.

78. Lead Evaluators of Teachers Part 1

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/10/2019

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.

79. Perspectives on Grading

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 1/14/2019

During this session, participants will be introduced to the how’s and why’s of grading. They will think about the purpose of grading and how to use a grading process as a way to help provide clarity and student growth

80. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 1/15/2019 to 1/16/2019

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.

81. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Standards Pt.3

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

Audience: K -12th grade teachers and administrators

Dates: 1/16/2019

New
During this session, participants will review the new standards and crosswalks to note revisions and changes. Additionally, a review of the standards across grade levels will occur to encourage vertical conversations and understandings.

82. SS Framework - Middle School Refresher

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 1/22/2019

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Entering into our fourth year with the New York Framework for Social Studies, the objective of this day is to refresh participants on the intent of the Framework, and to take another look at any materials in the public domain that match the intent, including the Toolkits. This day is intended for middle level educators so that participants can discuss the challenges of time in the middle school classroom.

83. Restorative Harm Circles and Conferences (for Administrators)

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 1/22/2019

This training will focus on the theory, use, and practice of restorative harm circles and conferences. This deep dive will focus on how to prepare your school environment and policies for the use of restorative harm circles and conference in response to community violations. Participants will leave understanding the restorative harm circle and conference processes, and the work that is needed to prepare for the implementation of these facilitated processes.

84. One Day Refresher for Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/23/2019

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.

85. SS U.S. History Kickstart

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: 11th Grade Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 1/25/2019

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This day's objective is to put US History educators ahead of the SED wave of changes coming in the next couple of years. What our middle school and Global History colleagues have learned over the past couple years is that preparing for this approach to teaching, learning, and assessing is a multi-year process. We'll look at the intent of the Framework, discuss what's in and what's out, and look at vetted materials.

86. Differentiation/Small Group Training

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers

Dates: 2/4/2019

During this session, participants will learn and discuss several strategies for providing differentiation in their classrooms. Participants will be introduced to ways to structure their classroom to enhance the way they provide differentiation as well as encourage student speaking, listening and leadership skills.

87. Making Writing Work

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 2/11/2019

This session will introduce participants to various writing tools, techniques and strategies that can be utilized for all genres of writing as well at various grade levels.

88. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 2/19/2019

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.

89. Active Participation

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

Audience: 1st Year Teachers

Dates: 3/11/2019

This session will introduce participants to multiple strategies and activities focused on increasing student engagement and classroom participation. Participants will have an opportunity to learn, practice and plan using each of the presented strategies. Each session will focus on a different set of strategies that can be easily implemented in any classroom.

90. Child Abuse Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2019

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.

91. School Violence Prevention Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2019

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.

92. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/12/2019 to 3/13/2019

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.

93. Communications Coordinators

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 3/14/2019

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.

94. Technology as a tool

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

Audience: 2nd Year Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2019

During this session, participants will learn about several different edu-tech tools to increase learning and engagement in their classrooms.

95. DASA Certification Workshop

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, In Service Teachers

Dates: 3/20/2019

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.

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

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 3/26/2019

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.

97. NGSS KickStart K-5

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/28/2019

New
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.

98. NGSS KickStart 6-12

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 3/29/2019

New
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.

99. Enduring Issues Mock Scoring Session - Global Studies Regents

Program: School Development Services

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/4/2019

New
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.

100. 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.

101. NGSS: Evaluating Materials

Program: Teacher & Leader Development Service

Audience: Teachers, admins with instructional leadership responsibilities

Dates: 4/10/2019

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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.