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1. Classroom Management: New TIFP Fellows

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Audience: TIFP Fellows

Dates: 11/22/2019

TIFP Program Only
Starting Today
This session is designed as part two of the mandatory professional development session for Fellows new to the program. The session will provide Fellows with tools, and scenarios to improve their classroom management techniques. The session will also consist of problem solving and developing a classroom management tool box.

2. Dive In To Digital Content For 6-12 Social Studies

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Teachers

Dates: 12/3/2019

If you're looking for digital content that is designed for the middle/high school social studies classroom, we have stuff for you! Staff and students have access to a wealth of digital resources through the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES School Library System, including eBooks, streaming video, and research databases. In this session, participants will learn more about accessing digital content and using it to support teaching and learning in the classroom.

3. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3: Where are the Wolves? Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/4/2019

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

4. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4:Powering thru the Fair Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/4/2019

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

5. Crafting Creativity with Minecraft Education Edition! (K-5)

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Elementary Education Teachers and Teaching Staff

Dates: 12/4/2019

Minecraft
For years, Minecraft has been a popular video game for children all around the world. But did you know that many teachers have successfully integrated Minecraft into their curriculum? There are many reasons why educators choose to use Minecraft: Education Edition in their classrooms - to provide students with an engaging activity, a tool to map lessons to specific learning outcomes, and to support students to build 21st century skills and coding skills. In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore resources, lesson plans, and other ways to integrate Minecraft into an instructional area. But more importantly, you'll be given time to explore and play Minecraft! *This is a popular workshop - be sure to sign up early!*

6. Mathematics Round Tables- PK-2, 3-5, 6-8, HS (You will be contacted about the grade level you teach)

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Math teachers

Dates: 12/4/2019 to 4/28/2020

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Join fellow teachers in your grade band for 3 sessions to collaborate, brainstorm, and support each other on topics relevant to your specific population of students. The facilitator will set an initial agenda for each of the sessions, but the majority of the time will be led by the needs of the specific groups. Participants should come willing to share their expertise and open to learning from others.

7. Practical Strategies for Embedded Vocabulary in K-6 Classroom TIFP

Program: Teacher Immersion Fellows Program

Dates: 12/6/2019

TIFP Program Only
This session will provide participants with practical Strategies for embedded vocabulary in K-6 classrooms. We know that vocabulary development is a critical aspect of the learning process, but how do we embed meaningful attention to word learning into our day? During this session, teachers will learn practical strategies to make word learning a part of all lessons and to connect students to new vocabulary through multiple encounters designed to ensure they truly know a word's meaning

8. Supporting Students' Productive Struggle in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 12/10/2019

This workshop is designed to begin the exploration of an understanding of productive struggle through the lens of mathematics. It supports the learning of teachers, coaches, school-based, and district-based administrators. Dr. Farshid Safi has spent the last twenty years working with students and teachers at the K-12 school level as well as teaching mathematics content and methods courses at universities throughout the U.S and Canada. He is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (state and national levels) and has served in leadership positions for both organizations.

9. Regional Social Studies Leaders Group - Meeting #2

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Social Studies Leaders, Curriuclum Specialists, and Administrators

Dates: 12/10/2019

At this meeting we will determine PD sessions, Curriculum and Assessment writing; and share best practices.

10. 6 Tips for Creating (and sharing) Assessments in Schoology

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Teachers and Teaching Staff; Librarians; Support Staff;Administrators

Dates: 12/11/2019

Schoology
Beyond true/false, multiple choice and short answer, Schoology Assessments new question types that ask your students to demonstrate knowledge in more interactive and engaging ways, such as creating a number line, labeling an image, and creating a chart. These enhanced question types can elevate the quality of your assessments by challenging your students to think critically and providing deeper transparency into student understanding. Participants will explore strategies to create robust assessment opportunities using the various questions types available in the Schoology platform. Attendees will dive in and explore question creation options, create multiple assessment questions, and examine uses for both formative and summative assessments. Join us in this hands-on session to elevate your assessment practices.

*Attendees can bring their new ideas to life and start creating content in Schoology by registering for the Assessments: Create and Connect Workshop in the afternoon.

11. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4:Powering thru the Fair Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/11/2019

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

12. Publishing Student Writing with Book Creator (K-5)

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Elementary Education Teachers and Teaching Staff

Dates: 12/11/2019

Students as Creators
Are you looking for a way to authentically publish student writing? Book Creator is powerful tool for your students to share their writing inside the classroom-and possibly beyond. Book Creator is a website that allows both teachers and students to write and create their own online book. These interactive books can contain many different elements including - photos, videos, drawing, sound recordings, and even embedded html widgets Once these books are finished, teachers have the ability to publish to the web. Now anyone with access to an internet connected device can read student-published books! And if students want a paper copy of their book, it can be printed as well. In this workshop, teachers will learn how to create several different types of online, interactive books using Book Creator.

13. Schoology Assessments: Create and Connect Workshop

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Teachers and Teaching Staff; Librarians; Support Staff; Administrators

Dates: 12/11/2019

Schoology
Want to spend time working on the new ideas you learned in the morning session? Want to collaborate with other Schoology educators? Do you need hands-on time for you or your team to work? Create and Connect is your opportunity to apply your learning right away and get the one-on-one support from the experts on the Instructional Technology Specialists team. You will drive your own learning during this interactive session with small group, individual or full group discussions and work time. You will also have the opportunity to share your ideas and creations.

14. Mathematical Practices: Look-for's for Leaders

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 12/12/2019

With the rollout of the Next Generation Math Standards, NYSEd has highlighted the importance of the Mathematical Practices in a K-12 program. Supervisors and Instructional Support Specialists need to understand the 8 Mathematical Practices to ensure proper implementation and assessment. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the Practices and leave with several tools to begin supporting teachers in instruction.

15. Dive In To Digital Content For 6-12 Science

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Teachers

Dates: 12/12/2019

If you're looking for digital content that is designed for the middle/high school science classroom, we have stuff for you! Staff and students have access to a wealth of digital resources through the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES School Library System, including eBooks, streaming video, and research databases. In this session, participants will learn more about accessing digital content and using it to support teaching and learning in the classroom.

16. The Original Tech Tools for ELLs

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Teachers of ELLs (ENL, Classroom teachers, Bilingual teachers, etc)

Dates: 12/16/2019

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The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps that can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

17. The "Rebooted" Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs

Program: Mid-West RBE-RN

Audience: Teachers of ELLs (ENL, CLassroom teachers, Bilingual teachers, etc)

Dates: 12/16/2019

New
A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted" version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original" toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

18. Quality First Grade Environments and Instruction

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 12/16/2019

During this session participants will be provided with video examples of purposefully-planned, high-quality first-grade learning environments. Discussions and examples will include how to use play as an instructional strategy. Opportunities for self-reflection, planning, and discussion of how to incorporate opportunities for play in the daily schedule will be provided.

19. BOCES 4 Science Gr 1: A Bunny's Life Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/17/2019

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

20. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4:Powering thru the Fair Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 12/17/2019

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

21. Breakout 3DU

Program: CaTS - Technology

Audience: Teachers and Teaching Staff; Librarians; Support Staff, Administrators

Dates: 12/17/2019

BreakoutEDU
We love Breakout EDU and we love 3D design technology, so why not use them together? If want to know more, this is the class for you! We will explore different kinds of 3D design tools for students, including Tinkercad and Minecraft, and investigate how they can be combined with escape room-style games to create engaging, immersive experiences. Ready to empower your students to be gamers, content creators and designers while engaging with your curriculum? Join us to learn more about gamifying in 3D!

*Breakouts are most fun when the groups are large! So bring a friend or colleague!

22. TIG Training: Cycle 2 Winter

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Identified members of TIG Teams

Dates: 1/7/2020 to 3/31/2020

This training is for designated members of the Consortium on Trauma, Illness, and Grief in Schools. Winter Group of schools/districts include: Aquinas, Brockport, East Irondequoit, Greece, Harley-Allendale Columbia, Mercy, Penfield, Pittsford, Webster, West Irondequoit
Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's state Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0390.
Training for the 2018-2019 school year include the following topics:

- Day 1 : Grief & Loss at School Trauma

- Day 2: Suicide Risk & Intervention Chronic & Critical Illness

- Day 3: School Violence TIG Implementation

- Day 4 &5: Critical Incident Stress Management
NOTE; Registration begins 30 minutes before listed start times
Participants in this workshop session will use a structured protocol to craft learning intentions and success criteria for standards and will be able to apply the protocol to any future unit review/development. Participants will also understand how to apply/implement learning intentions and success criteria daily in the classroom.


Participants are encouraged to bring existing standards-based lessons or units to apply what is learned in this session.
*Note: There will be an afternoon offering (Session 2) for those who wish to stay and work on curriculum mapping, units, and lesson plans. Session 2 is not required.

24. APPR Recertification for Principal Evaluators

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/7/2020

This training is only for those evaluators who are currently certified.
During this structured work session, participants are encouraged to bring existing standards-based lessons or units to apply what is learned in session 1.

*Note: This afternoon session is a follow up structured work session to support curriculum mapping and lesson planning as a follow up to the Developing Clarity in the ELA Classroom Session 1. Session 1 is a pre-requisite for this session.

26. APPR Recertification for Lead Evaluators of Teachers (RCSD) AM

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 1/8/2020

The New York State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers to be certified through an appropriate training process. Lead teacher evaluators are those who conduct summative annual professional performance reviews. The district must certify that these lead evaluators have been trained in the minimum requirements as outlined in the new APPR regulations. The training that we provide will meet this requirement in the manner prescribed by the NYSED. The recertification trainings are half day trainings. Lead Evaluators should attend one half day training per year to be recertified. Districts other than RCSD who need recertification, please call our office at (585) 352-2773.

27. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. : Investigating Weather & Climate Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/8/2020

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This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

28. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 5: Got Water? Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/8/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

29. Back to Basics: Getting Grounded in Effective P3 Pedagogy

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/10/2020

The increased attention on education programs for children in prekindergarten to 3rd grade provides an opportunity to focus on the heart of the matter - effective pedagogy. Regardless of program name, structure, or funding sources, we need to get to the core goal of providing all children with opportunities to learn through effective instruction. During this session, we will utilize a P3 Instruction Toolkit to provide common language for teachers and children to engage in meaningful discussions about high-quality P3 interactions. Participants will be challenged to identify specific language about instruction they use, among teachers and with school/program leaders, including pitfalls and assumptions they reveal that have the potential to undermine authentic instructional leadership and improvement.

30. SLS Council January Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 1/14/2020

This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feedback for SLS activities. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

31. SLS Council January Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 1/14/2020

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its November SLS Council Meeting as required under NYSED Regulations. This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feedback for SLS activities. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

32. BOCES 4 Science: Weather for Kindergarten Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/15/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

33. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3: Where are the Wolves? Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/15/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

34. BOCES 4 Science: Pushes & Pulls Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/15/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session.

35. Operations, Maintenance, and Transportation Supervisors: Update on NYS Harassment Prevention Regulations and Best Practices

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Operations and Maintenance Supervisors, Transportation Supervisors

Dates: 1/16/2020

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This half-day program is designed for support staff supervisors to learn about changes in training requirements for the workplace and best practices to prevent workplace harassment.

36. Asking Big Questions of P3 Learners

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/16/2020

Though young in chronological age, our young learners often have the capacity to consider big questions and ideas. But how do we ensure that we are leveraging their natural curiosity and love of learning? This session will explore the practice of using big questions with students in the early grades to encourage them to "dig deep"½ in the learning process.

Participants will learn how to use this intentional approach to meet children at their individual developmental levels and stretch their thinking.

37. The Power of Prioritizing ELA Standards- WHY and HOW we prioritize, Session 1*

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/17/2020

How do we ensure that our curriculum and instruction emphasize the standards most likely to result in powerful student achievement? Using a structured protocol, participants will work in grade-level bands to prioritize grade-level standards. Participants will then discuss vertical alignment, reflect on implications and revise as needed based on insights and reflection. Using the prioritized standards, districts will be ready to develop new, or revise existing curriculum, aligned to the NGLS for ELA.

*Note: There will be an afternoon offering (Session 2) for those who wish to stay and work on curriculum mapping and unit planning. Session 2 is not required

38. The Power of Prioritizing ELA Standards- WHY and HOW we prioritize, Session 2*

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/17/2020

During this structured session, participants will use the prioritized standards to develop new, or revise existing curriculum, aligned to the NGLS for ELA.

*Note: This afternoon session is a follow up structured work session to support curriculum mapping and unit design following The Power of Prioritizing ELA Standards Informational Session 1. Session 1 is a pre-requisite for this session.

39. Quality Kindergarten Environments and Instruction

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/17/2020

During this session participants will be provided with video examples of purposefully-planned, high-quality kindergarten learning environments. Discussions and examples will include how to use play as an instructional strategy. Opportunities for self-reflection, planning, and discussion of how to incorporate opportunities for play in the daily schedule will be provided.

40. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 1: A Bunny's Life Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/23/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

41. Developing Clarity in the Math Classroom with Learning Intentions and Success Criteria

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/23/2020

Teacher and student clarity are essential components of unit design, and the development and incorporation of learning intentions and success criteria help teachers ensure that their instruction is tightly aligned with the standards.

Our facilitator will lead participants through the process of operationalizing standards and developing learning intentions that can be incorporated into standards-aligned lessons.

42. Genrefy Your Library

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 1/23/2020

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Many school libraries are ditching Dewey and rearranging their collections by genre. Learn about the steps, the options, and the decisions you'll need to make when you genrefy--and how this change can benefit your students.

43. Become an ELA Curriculum Change Agent!

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 1/24/2020

Connect and collaborate with colleagues from across the region who are committed to impacting literacy teaching and learning. Participants in this multi-session workshop series will anchor into NYSED's Guide for Aligning Local Curricula to the Next Generation English Language Arts Learning Standards. We will take a deep dive into the document, ensuring that participants have an insightful understanding of the embedded concepts and ideas.

In follow-up sessions, participants will engage with one another in an objective review of a unit/units from their existing curriculum, and look for evidence of authentic alignment to the Next Gen ELA Standards and Practices.

44. BOCES 4 Science: Middle School - Waves & Electromagnetic Radiation

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 1/29/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, and formative assessments available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

45. NYSAA: Returning Teachers Annual Training

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Dates: 1/29/2020

This training is for returning teachers administering the NYSAA to prepare for the upcoming assessments. The presenters will support teachers in completing all the necessary modules through Dynamic Learning Maps and share any new updates. Participants should being a laptop or iPad to access the website

46. Digi-Know: Tools for the Classroom

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Teachers, Librarians, Technology Integration

Dates: 1/30/2020

This full day workshop is designed for classroom teachers to learn about eResources available from BOCES School Library System & Instructional Media. Teachers will be able to choose which sessions they would like to attend. Sessions will include: OverDrive (Sora), Streaming Video, Newsbank Historical Documents, Learning A-Z, Britannica LaunchPacks, Gale Databases, Content Creations tools, BrainPop, and NBC Learn. There will sessions geared specifically towards elementary, science, Social Studies, and ELA. For more information please visit: https://libguides.monroe2boces.org/slshome/pd/workshops#s-lib-ctab-16621024-0

47. Digi-Know: Tools for the Classroom

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Technology Users, Librarians

Dates: 1/30/2020

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This full day workshop is designed for classroom teachers to learn about eResources available from BOCES School Library System & Instructional Media. Teachers will be able to choose which sessions they would like to attend. Sessions will include: OverDrive (Sora), Streaming Video, Newsbank Historical Documents, Learning A-Z, Britannica LaunchPacks, Gale Databases, Content Creations tools, BrainPOP, and NBC Learn. There will be sessions geared specifically towards elementary, science, Social Studies, and ELA. For more information please visit: https://libguides.monroe2boces.org/slshome/pd/workshops#s-lib-ctab-16621024-0

48. NYSAA: New Teachers Annual Training

Program: Monroe Accountability, Assessment & Reporting Services

Dates: 1/30/2020

This training is for new teachers administering the NYSAA to prepare for the upcoming assessments. The presenters will support teachers in completing all the necessary modules through Dynamic Learning Maps, share information on the procedure, timeline and implementation. In addition, there will be time for questions to be answered.

49. Operations, Maintenance and Transportation Supervision: Communication/Conflict Cycle:

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Operations, Maintenance, and Transportation Supervisors

Dates: 1/30/2020

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This half-day program is designed for support staff supervisors working in school districts and will focus on effective communication, dealing with difficult people and the conflict cycle. The program will include opportunity for participants to practice skills discussed.

50. BOCES 4 Science Gr 1: Sky Patterns Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/4/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

51. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 2: Earth's Features Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/4/2020

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This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

52. Implementing the Mathematical Practices: Moves for Teachers

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 2/4/2020

Students often struggle with self-direction, motivation, and initiative. How do we support our students' growth in these and other important skills? The Mathematical Practices develop the whole learner and create real world problem solvers. Experience activities that build the practices, gather resources for implementation, and develop lessons to bring back to your classroom to use immediately.

53. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3: Where are the Wolves? Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/5/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

54. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 5: Toys Matter Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/5/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

55. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4: Riding the Waves of Information Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/6/2020

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This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

56. Making the Switch to Destiny Discover

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 2/6/2020

New
Explore the latest changes that Follett has made to the ADA-compatible Discover interface that finally make it much more customizable. Topic buttons, themes, homepage ribbons, collections--they've all been tweaked to give you more options for displaying the information you want your students to see.
In this session, participants will be guided through a process for reviewing existing formative assessments, or for creating new ones, designed to assess students' understandings of Next Generation ELA Standards. Participants will develop understandings of how to ensure the rigor of a standard is reflected in the assessments.
Participants will also learn more about how to use the data gained from formative assessments to inform their instruction.
Educators will participate in an afternoon workshop to revise existing CFAs or create CFA items that will effectively assess the standards.
Participants should bring existing formative assessments to review, or bring a unit for which they would like to create formative assessments.

58. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 1: A Bunny's Life Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/11/2020

SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

59. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 2: Earth's Features Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/11/2020

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This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

60. Digital Resources for the Secondary Classroom: NBC Learn

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Teachers

Dates: 2/11/2020

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Explore our newest resource for high-quality, educational streaming video: NBC Learn! Staff and students have access to a wealth of digital resources through the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES School Library System, including streaming video. In this session, participants will learn more about accessing NBC Learn and how it can support teaching and learning in the secondary classroom.

61. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 5: Deer, Deer Everywhere Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/12/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

62. 6th Grade Stats Boot Camp

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: 6th Grade math teachers, educational administrators

Dates: 2/13/2020

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The Next Generation standards have moved a large amount of Statistics standards from 7th grade to 6th grade. Participants will be able to take a deep dive into these new standards and understand what is required of their students. Participants will also have time to unit plan, collaborate with other professionals in the area and join an online Schoology group to have continued support through implementation.

63. Extending Children's Thinking Through Intentional Interactions

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 2/13/2020

The task of revising the Early Learning Standards provided an opportunity for stakeholders to articulate a shared understanding of what young children can achieve with our support. But what does that look like in practice?

This session will provide participants time to explore what Developmentally Appropriate Practice is, and is not. We will learn a process designed to support us in making the most of our intentional interactions in support of learning and development.
Taking the Next Generation Learning Standards to the next phase involves looking closely at curricular units and lessons to include resources and materials that offer diverse populations opportunities to engage more fully, to create deeper connection to learning. Using tools from Engage New York, and the New York State Early Learning Department, as well as links to additional resources, teachers will review their curricula to add resources, activities and materials to promote achievement for all of their students, including those from different backgrounds and experiences. This is a working session. Participants are asked to bring either their long range plans, units of instruction, and/or some lesson plans with them to actually make revisions to their instructional planning during this time.

65. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3: Generations of Butterflies Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/26/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

66. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 5: Got Water? Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/26/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

67. Shifting to the NYSSLS

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Administrators and K-12 teachers

Dates: 2/26/2020

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How much will science education really change based on the NYSSLS? How will this impact the state assessments? What are the shifts that are supposed to happen? The New York State preK - grade 12 Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) have the potential to cause considerable change to WHAT - and also importantly - HOW we teach science. This short session will provide the most crucial information needed right NOW so that instruction, curriculum, and assessment are properly aligned before the new state science assessments are released.

68. Assessment Writing for the Next Generation

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Math Teachers, Coaches, Department Chairs

Dates: 2/27/2020

With the timeline for implementation right around the corner, now is the time to look at our assessments and assure their alignment to the Next Generation Math Standards. Participants will review the changes at their grade levels and will collaborate with instructional specialists, colleagues, and other districts to develop aligned formative and summative assessments.

69. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4: Earth Processes in NYS Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/27/2020

DATE CHANGE: This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own. NOTE: Some published calendars list this date as 2/19/20. Because of President's Week vacations, this session has been re-scheduled for February 27th at the same location.

70. Middle School Science Roundtable

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Administrators and K-12 teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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Is your district ready for the NYSSLS? Join other Middle School teachers and administrators to learn about the New York State preK-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) Implementation Plan. Review a document outlining recommendations for Acceleration Pathways in Science. Discuss and share the work your district has been doing around NYSSLS-aligned Middle School Science. The most recent NYS assessment information will be shared.

71. Digital Resources for the Elementary Classroom: Databases

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2020

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Staff and students have access to a wealth of digital resources through the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES School Library System, including research databases. In this session, participants will learn more about accessing databases and using them to support teaching and learning in the elementary classroom.

72. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3 Generations of Butterflies

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 3/4/2020

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE two weeks before the session. Lunch is on your own.

73. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. K - Pushes & Pulls

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 3/4/2020

SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

74. BOCES 4 Science: Weather for Kindergarten

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 3/4/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE two weeks before the session.

75. High School Science Roundtable

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Administrators and K-12 teachers

Dates: 3/4/2020

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Will your teachers and students be ready for new science Regents exams in 2023? This roundtable meeting will provide an opportunity for High School teachers and administrators to meet to review the New York State preK - 12 Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) implementation plan as well as other available NYSED resources. The Regents Science Course Maps and the most recent assessment information from NYSED will be shared. Discuss the progress your district is making as we shift to the NYSSLS.

76. SLS Council March Professional Development Training

Program: School Library Services

Dates: 3/10/2020

This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feedback for SLS activities. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

77. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 1 Sending Messages with Light and Sound

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 3/10/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

78. Feedback That makes Learning Visible

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 3/10/2020

Corwin's Tommy Thompson comes to Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES to build upon on the Visible Learning plus Foundation Day held last year and bring a sharp focus on the importance of measuring your impact based on Prof. John Hattie's research. **Workbook is included in registration fee**

79. BOCES 2 Makerspace Kits for Libraries: Collection Showcase

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 3/10/2020

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Our Monroe 2 Maker collection has grown! If you're ready for some hands-on time with the kits available for your library, this session is for you. A stations model will allow you to explore only the kits that interest you! For each tool, there will be information about how it works, how it can be used with students, and the educator resources that are available to support you.

80. SLS Council March Meeting

Program: School Library Services

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 3/10/2020

The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding its November SLS Council Meeting as required under NYSED Regulations. This is a combination for the bi-monthly School Library System Meeting and Professional Development. Half the day will be spent for the SLS Council Meeting where we will discuss our Plan of Service, direction for the SLS and seek input and feedback for SLS activities. The Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES School Library System will be holding training on various topics relevant for our districts and our school libraries. The SLS Council Liaisons should attend these meetings so they can turn key them back to their district. All training sessions are open to all librarians in the Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES region. The topics will change for each session. Topics may include Online Database Instruction, Follett Destiny Instruction, Media Portal Instruction, eBook Instruction, New Standards Instruction...

81. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 2: Save the Bees! Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers of science

Dates: 3/11/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

82. BOCES 4 Science Gr 1: Sky Patterns Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 3/12/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

83. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 4: Riding the Waves of Information Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 3/12/2020

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This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.

84. Mathematical Practices: Look-for's for Leaders

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 3/12/2020

With the rollout of the Next Generation Math Standards, NYSEd has highlighted the importance of the Mathematical Practices in a K-12 program. Supervisors and Instructional Support Specialists need to understand the 8 Mathematical Practices to ensure proper implementation and assessment. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the Practices and leave with several tools to begin supporting teachers in instruction.

85. APPR 4 day training for Teacher Evaluators

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Audience: Lead Evaluators of Teachers

Dates: 3/17/2020 to 3/25/2020

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This training is for new administrators who have not been previously trained. The State Education Department requires all evaluators of teachers to be certified through an appropriate training process. Lead teacher evaluators are those who conduct summative annual professional performance reviews. The district must certify that these lead evaluators have been trained in the minimum requirements as outlined in the new APPR regulations. The training that we provide will meet this requirement in the manner prescribed by the SED. You must complete all 4 days for certification.

86. BOCES 4 Science Gr 1: Sky Patterns Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 3/17/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one-week before the session. Lunch is on your own.
In this session, participants will be guided through a process for reviewing existing formative assessments, or for creating new ones, designed to assess students' understandings of Next Generation ELA Standards. Participants will develop understandings of how to ensure the rigor of a standard is reflected in the assessments.
Participants will also learn more about how to use the data gained from formative assessments to inform their instruction.
Educators will participate in an afternoon workshop to revise existing CFAs or create CFA items that will effectively assess the standards.
Participants should bring existing formative assessments to review, or bring a unit for which they would like to create formative assessments.

88. Reimagining Library Spaces

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians & Administration

Dates: 3/20/2020

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Many school libraries still look like they did fifty years ago. But our libraries are no longer quiet dusty book repositories. Librarians are leading the way in technology use and modern pedagogy in our schools - now we need to update our spaces to match. In this workshop, you will get ideas and inspiration for transforming the physical space of your libraries to make them innovative, student-friendly learning environments. We'll talk about how to apply learning space design theory to renovate your library. You'll learn how to survey your students, create a focus group, and use design thinking to brainstorm ideas for your space. We'll spend time brainstorming our spaces and making plans for the future. Participants will be able to explain why changes to the physical space are needed and will learn strategies that they can apply immediately, no matter what their budget. This workshop will leave you feeling empowered to make the changes that are needed in our library spaces. Registration is through the Genesee Valley BOCES MyLearningPlan: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?l=3322410&D=18433

89. Digital Resources for the Secondary Classroom: Databases

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians and Teachers

Dates: 3/24/2020

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Staff and students have access to a wealth of digital resources through the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES School Library System, including research databases. In this session, participants will learn more about accessing databases and using them to support teaching and learning in the secondary classroom.

90. Strategies and Practices that Promote ELL Success in the Math Classroom

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 3/26/2020

Integrated ENL services for Multi-Lingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLL/ELL) are part of every school, with the updates to CR Part 154, and the Blueprint for ELLs. A challenge for many Math teachers is to ensure that English language proficiency is enhanced throughout instruction. Equally, teachers can ensure no barriers exist to student achievement due to low levels of English proficiency. This training offers teachers (Math, ENL, Special Education, etc) the opportunity to explore instructional strategies and practices that promote the achievement of MLL/ELL regardless of their English proficiency levels. Participants will experience using some of these strategies, which also will work for ALL students, in order to increase student outcomes and student engagement in their lessons.

91. Strategies and Practices that Promote ELL Success in the ELA Classroom

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 3/30/2020

Integrated ENL services for Multi-Lingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLL/ELL) are part of every school, with the updates to CR Part 154, and the Blueprint for ELLs. A challenge for many ELA teachers is to ensure that English language proficiency is enhanced throughout instruction. Equally, teachers can ensure no barriers exist to student achievement due to low levels of English proficiency. This training offers teachers (ELA, ENL, Special Education, etc) the opportunity to explore instructional strategies and practices that promote the achievement of MLL/ELL regardless of their English proficiency levels. Participants will experience using some of these strategies, which also will work for ALL students, in order to increase student outcomes and student engagement in their lessons.

92. Best New Book for Young Adults (Grades 6-12)

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Reading Teachers, ELA Teachers, and Book Lovers

Dates: 4/13/2020

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In this popular workshop, Kathleen Odean highlights the very best recently published books for young adults, including a variety of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. She shares practical activities and proven tips for promoting the books and integrating them into the curriculum. This lively informative day gives participants a wealth of top new titles to share with students both in the curriculum, and for independent reading. Participants will receive a comprehensive handout of related guides, resources, activities, and ideas aligned with the Common Core Standards and employing a variety of technology tools. Registration is limited to school and public librarians and teachers in the Monroe #1 and Monroe 2 BVOCES service areas.

93. Best New Books for Grades K-5

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians, Reading Teachers, Book Lovers

Dates: 4/13/2020

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In this engaging workshop, Kathleen Odean will introduce outstanding books published during the last year for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. She will present excellent new picture books, easy readers, fiction, nonfiction, biography, and poetry. They will include read-alouds, independent reading titles, and books for reading clubs and discussion groups. The workshop will offer practical ideas for promoting the books and integrating them into classrooms. Participants will learn about resources, websites, display ideas, and extension activities to use with these and other books. Each participant will receive an extensive handout of resource lists and curriculum-related booklists. The day will also incorporate time to share ideas with each other.

94. Weeding & Inventory

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/14/2020

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Improve your collection without spending a dime! Get an overview of the weeding process, from pre-weeding reports to deleting items from the catalog, and feel more confident about the collection decisions you make. And if you'd like a refresher before inventory season starts, we'll cover that too.

95. Developing Clarity in the Math Classroom with Learning Intentions and Success Criteria

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 4/16/2020

Teacher and student clarity are essential components of unit design, and the development and incorporation of learning intentions and success criteria help teachers ensure that their instruction is tightly aligned with the standards.

Our facilitator will lead participants through the process of operationalizing standards and developing learning intentions that can be incorporated into standards-aligned lessons.

96. Going Beyond Work-Life Balance to Thrive

Program: Curriculum Instruction and Prof Dev

Dates: 4/20/2020

Join co-authors of Balance Like a Pirate , Jessica and Sarah Johnson, on April 20, 2020 for a critical message to empower you. Balance is a myth, but living with purpose, passion, and priorities is within your reach.
Taking the Next Generation Learning Standards to the next phase involves looking closely at curricular units and lessons to include resources and materials that offer diverse populations opportunities to engage more fully, to create deeper connection to learning. Using tools from Engage New York, and the State Education Department, as well as links to additional resources, teachers will review their curricula to add resources, activities and materials to promote achievement for all of their students, including those from different backgrounds and experiences. This is a working session. Participants are asked to bring either their long range plans, units of instruction, and/or some lesson plans with them to actually make revisions to their instructional planning during this time.

98. Read and Make: Pairing Maker Projects with Books

Program: School Library Services

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 4/23/2020

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Looking for ways to embrace the Makerspace movement while honoring the importance of literature in the library? In this hands-on session, we will dive into a variety of maker projects and books to pair with them. Join us as we explore the connections between reading and making for all ages!
Participants in this workshop session will use a structured protocol to craft learning intentions and success criteria for standards and will be able to apply the protocol to any future unit review/development. Participants will also understand how to apply/implement learning intentions and success criteria daily in the classroom.


Participants are encouraged to bring existing standards-based lessons or units to apply what is learned in this session.
*Note: There will be an afternoon offering (Session 2) for those who wish to stay and work on curriculum mapping, units, and lesson plans. Session 2 is not required.
During this structured work session, participants are encouraged to bring existing standards-based lessons or units to apply what is learned in session 1.

*Note: This afternoon session is a follow up structured work session to support curriculum mapping and lesson planning as a follow up to the Developing Clarity in the ELA Classroom Session 1. Session 1 is a pre-requisite for this session.

101. BOCES 4 Science: Gr. 3: Generations of Butterflies Unit Training

Program: BOCES 4 Science

Audience: Elementary teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/29/2020

This comprehensive professional development session will include specific information on the appropriate grade level NYSSLS topic, 3-Dimensional instructional strategies specific to this topic, current formative and summative assessment available, content instruction and more. Teachers will walk away prepared to begin instruction using the new science standards. There is no fee to attend this training session. Registration will CLOSE one week before the session. Lunch is on your own.