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1. Kelly Gallagher

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All 6-12 Educators, Lead Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Building and District Administrators

Dates: 7/23/2019

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How do we fit everything into 180 school days? What parts of the curriculum do we keep? How do we prioritize the curriculum and meet the demand of the Next Generation Standards for ELA? Join veteran teacher and author Kelly Gallagher as he shares his experience in working with literacy teachers and his co-author Penny Kittle to find answers to these questions and many more.

SEATING IS LIMITED -- Register now to reserve your seat!

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2. Data Warehouse- End of Year Review Walk in Session: July 24, 2019; All Day WFL Conf Center

Program: EduTech Student Support Systems (Data Warehouse, Test Scoring, Medicaid, SM

Dates: 7/24/2019

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Data Warehouse- End of Year Review Walk in Session: for data coordinators to come in and work on their end of year reporting with data warehouse staff available for assistance

3. Introduction to ADOBE DC Pro - Newark

Program: EduTech Training

Dates: 7/24/2019

WFL Conference Center, Newark
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In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of this Document Cloud based version of ADOBE Pro. Participants will access PDF documents and learn to navigate the interface, use tools, menus, navigation bars, as well as change preferences. Participants will create PDFs by various methods and learn to combine PDFs. In addition, participants will learn to navigate PDFs, search, create bookmarks and links, comment in a PDF, send for review, modify text and images, and work with pages. Students will also learn to optimize PDFs by reducing size, create and use actions, export PDFs to Word, Excel or RTF formats, redact content, and protect PDFs.

4. Data Warehouse- End of Year Review Walk in Session: July 26, 2019; All Day: GV BOCES LeRoy Rm E

Program: EduTech Student Support Systems (Data Warehouse, Test Scoring, Medicaid, SM

Dates: 7/26/2019

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Data Warehouse- End of Year Review Walk in Session: for data coordinators to come in and work on their end of year reporting with data warehouse staff available for assistance

5. TCI Update: Conflict Resolution

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Eligibility is restricted: This update is only open to qualified applicants who have successfully completed both updates: "Designing Refresher Training" and "The Post-Crisis Response Training".

Dates: 7/29/2019

Every conflict has at least two sides with differing viewpoints. Each side usually thinks their viewpoint is correct. It is impossible (and undesirable) to eliminate conflict from our lives. Instead we can view interpersonal conflict as an opportunity to work out individual differences without resorting to violence. Direct care workers are in the unique position of modeling conflict resolution strategies and teaching children how to become effective conflict managers.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:


• Identify their personal response to conflict

• Describe the difference between compromise and collaboration

• Demonstrate the steps in conflict resolution

Program Objectives

This one-day program will provide participants with a strategy to help young people work out interpersonal conflicts without resorting to violence. Activities include a set of conflict resolution steps to practice and an opportunity for participants to examine their own personal response to conflict. Techniques include a self assessment survey, presentation, discussion, demonstration, role play, and practice. All participants will be tested with written and competency based tests in order to apply for re-certification.

Participants who successfully complete the update receive a Conflict Resolution reference manual, an activity guide, student workbook, and a CD containing the PowerPoint´┐½ presentation used during the training.

Eligibility is restricted: This update is only open to qualified applicants who have successfully completed both updates: "Designing Refresher Training" and "The Post-Crisis Response Training".

6. Responsive Classroom for Elementary Educators

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Elementary Classroom Teachers, Special Area and Special Ed Teachers, TAs, Building Principals as well as other administrators and support staff

Dates: 7/30/2019 to 8/2/2019

The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching emphasizes academic, social, and emotional growth in a strong school community.

Become a more effective teacher by learning research-based strategies that lead to:



• Engaging academic instruction

• Better classroom management

• Positive learning communities

• Developmentally Appropriate Instruction and Discipline

This interactive, highly practical 27-hour course has no prerequisite and is a great starting point for all educators in a school building.

Facilitated by: Patrick Shaw (OCM BOCES), Certified Responsive Classroom Trainer by The Cener for Responsive Schools

The cost of this workshop includes a book.

7. TCIS UPDATE: Designing Refresher Training

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This update is only open to certified TCIS trainers

Dates: 7/30/2019 to 7/31/2019

This update is designed to assist certified TCIS trainers in designing and implementing effective and school specific TCIS refresher training in order to enhance individual and organization performance. Factors that facilitate skill transfer and maintenance will be discussed. An effective format for representing TCIS materials using the model of "discussion, demonstration, and practice"Ł will be presented. Participants will be asked to present activities appropriate for refresher training during this update. In advance of the update, participants will be asked to bring their activity guides and bring critical incidents (identifying information deleted) for review and use during the practice activities. A heavy emphasis is placed on advancing the skill development of the participants in the areas of the early interventions strategies, crisis co-regulation, Life Space Interview, physical skills and risk assessment.

Program Objectives

Participants will be able to:



• Design refresher TCIS training to meet school specific goals and objectives

• Develop questions to test recall and application of TCIS skills and concepts

• Deliver an activity that advances skills and provides for corrective feedback

• Demonstrate effective training strategies that meet the objectives of refresher training

• Practice physical restraint skills with moderate resistance Materials

Participants who successfully complete the update receive the TCIS Designing Refresher Training reference guide and activity guide.

This update is only open to certified TCIS trainers.

8. Using Data To Improve Instruction: Classroom And Schoolwide Protocols For Student Learning Success

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, School Counselors and Social Workers, Instructional Coaches, Building and District Leaders

Dates: 7/30/2019

Schools are data rich. However, many of our instructional systems are information poor. If you'd like to become more efficient in collecting, managing, and using data to improve instruction, then this session is for you!


•Learn how to use state testing data alongside other metrics to improve your school climate and student learning outcomes.

•Experience how tech tools can be used to collect learning data and adjust instruction on the fly.

•Create a plan to meet new student learning data requirements. Stay in compliance with the Commissioner's regulations and do so joyfully, with total teacher collaboration, empowerment and buy-in.

•Collaborate with other teachers and school leaders to use student information effectively throughout the 2019-2020 school year.

9. TCI Post-Crisis Response Update

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Certified TCIS/TCI Trainers

Dates: 8/1/2019 to 8/2/2019

This update is a two day program for current TCI certified trainers. The TCI Post-Crisis Response (TCI-PCR) update provides materials to assist TCI certified trainers in designing and implementing the TCI Post-Crisis Multilevel Response Model (PCR). Topics include, how to address the emotional needs staff may have when managing aggressive clients; how the supervisor, after crisis incidents reflecting, can support front line staff; and utilizing the Post-Crisis Multilevel Response Model (immediate debriefing, LSI, documentation, incident review with staff, and team review).

Program Objectives

•Analyze the effect of a crisis on staff members and the organization
•Demonstrate immediate debriefing strategies
•Use the LSI process more effectively with the youth after crisis
•Use documentation to assist in the post-crisis response
•Demonstrate the incident review process with the staff member(s)
•Demonstrate the incident review process with the team
•Demonstrate the incident review process with the team, using the incident report and the individual crisis management plan (ICMP)
•Develop an implementation plan for the post-crisis multilevel response system

10. Intermediate Excel - Newark

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 8/1/2019

WFL Conference Center, Newark
Isn't it great when something turns out to be easier than you thought? Like keeping titles in view when you scroll down a worksheet, adding up numbers just by selecting them, or formatting cells so that content automatically changes color if the conditions are right as well as creating more advanced formulas. This workshop will get you up to speed on the more advanced features for improving your efficiency and expanding your capabilities.

11. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - LeRoy Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 8/5/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

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12. Google Apps for Littles: Using Google in the K-2 Classroom - LeRoy

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: K-4 Teachers

Dates: 8/5/2019

Genesee Valley Partnership, LeRoy
Are Littles "big enough' to use technology in the classroom? Yes! Pre-K and elementary school-aged children are naturally curious about the world around them. In this workshop, Google Apps for Littles, we explore the work of author-educators Christine Pinto and Alice Keeler and discover innovative ways to integrate digital tools in the primary classroom to make learning engaging and relevant for even the youngest of today's twenty-first-century learners. Teachers will discover practical ways to approach technology with young learners with activities for integrating Google Apps in the primary classroom and easy-to-implement ideas for using G Suite as an educator that build important skills, such as critical thinking and collaboration.

13. Intermediate Excel - LeRoy

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 8/6/2019

Genesee Valley Partnership, LeRoy
Isn't it great when something turns out to be easier than you thought? Like keeping titles in view when you scroll down a worksheet, adding up numbers just by selecting them, or formatting cells so that content automatically changes color if the conditions are right as well as creating more advanced formulas. This workshop will get you up to speed on the more advanced features for improving your efficiency and expanding your capabilities.

14. Youth Mental Health First Aid

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 8/7/2019

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized mental health awareness program that has been in use since 2001. Mental Health First Aid is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Registry of Evidenced-based programs and practices. The training is eight hours in length and includes a three year national certification. Training is designed to:

• Increase participants awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental illness.

• Decrease the negative stigma's associated with mental illness.

• Empower participants to assist youth who may be struggling with mental illness or challenges.

• Allow participants to better understand the warning signs and risk factors of depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, trauma, eating disorders, substance use disorders and suicide.

• Teach participants a five-step action plan to help an individual in or out of crisis connect to professional care.

Please visit the MHFA national website at https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/.

Please contact Peter Doell at 585-554-6492 or Peter.Doell@wflboces.org with questions and/or registration information.

15. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 8/7/2019 to 8/15/2019

Cornell University developed the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) model for residential care as part of its Residential Child Care Project in the early 1980's. The foundations of this curriculum are in research based literature and programs. In 2007 Cornell responded to requests from various Board of Cooperative Education (BOCES) Centers and other public schools and adapted the TCI curriculum to meet the needs of schools. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) gives WFL BOCES a framework for implementing a crisis prevention and management system that reduces the need to rely on high-risk interventions, complements the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach and includes aspects of trauma informed care.

There are three main competencies taught in the TCIS Training:

Competency 1: Prevent and de-escalate potential crises with students
Competency 2: Safely and therapeutically manage crisis situations
Competency 3: Be able to process with students to help improve their coping skills

There are three levels of certification:

Level 1: Verbal de-escalation skills including the Life Space Interview (initial training of 21 hours)
Level 2: Verbal de-escalation, LSI and TCIS protectives (initial training of 24 hours)
Level 3: Verbal techniques, protectives and physical restraint techniques (initial training of 28 hours)

This training will certify verbal de-escalation skills including the LSI and TCIS protectives and physical restraints.

16. Google Apps for Littles: Using Google in the K-2 Classroom - Newark

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: K-4 Teachers

Dates: 8/7/2019

WFL Conference Center, Newark
Are Littles "big enough' to use technology in the classroom? Yes! Pre-K and elementary school-aged children are naturally curious about the world around them. In this workshop, Google Apps for Littles, we explore the work of author-educators Christine Pinto and Alice Keeler and discover innovative ways to integrate digital tools in the primary classroom to make learning engaging and relevant for even the youngest of today's twenty-first-century learners. Teachers will discover practical ways to approach technology with young learners with activities for integrating Google Apps in the primary classroom and easy-to-implement ideas for using G Suite as an educator that build important skills, such as critical thinking and collaboration.

17. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - Newark Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 8/8/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

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18. Pre-Service for Drivers and Monitors/Attendants

Program: Transportation Training

Audience: School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Attendants

Dates: 8/13/2019

All drivers and monitors/attendants participate in a mandated three-hour course which prepares them with the skills that are required to drive a school bus, or to assist a driver on a school bus.

**District participants not included in Co-Ser -- training will be $35 per person/per hour

19. NYSSLS 104 Middle and High School Curriculum Crosswalk

Program: Science

Audience: teachers

Dates: 8/19/2019 to 8/20/2019

This workshop will allow middle and high school science teachers' time to work in a cooperative environment to begin transitioning current units to NYSSLS units. Participants will crosswalk current units with the NYSSLS to address gaps, overlaps, and topics that may no longer be needed.

20. Introduction to Google Apps for Clerical Staff - LeRoy

Program: EduTech Training

Audience: K-12

Dates: 8/22/2019

Genesee Valley Partnership, LeRoy
This workshop will provide participants an introduction to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms and explore how these applications compare to Microsoft Documents. Participants will also learn how to organize files in their Google Drives and learn shortcuts by exploring extensions for the Chrome browser.

21. Making your Follett Destiny Collection Count!

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Librarians

Dates: 8/22/2019

In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to select from multiple interactive Follett Destiny training sessions to help refresh librarian and library staff library automation practices for the upcoming school year. This workshop will also feature a keynote, "Making Your Collection Count"´┐½ delivered by Michigan public librarian, Holly Hibner. Be prepared to laugh and learn in this highly engaging workshop! Lunch will be provided; please bring a device.

22. Substitute Teacher and Tutor Training - AUGUST

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Those intending to tutor or become a substitute teacher at our W-FL BOCES sites or across the region.

Dates: 8/22/2019 to 8/23/2019

Can you see yourself working with students in a one on one setting or as a substitute teacher in the classroom? We can! W-FL BOCES offers training to perspective substitutes and/or tutors (it is possible to do both) who wish to work within our BOCES sites or throughout our four-county region.

This two-day, offering provides information on both the substitute side as well as the tutoring of students. Within this opportunity, participants will learn about school expectations, classroom procedures, behavior management, lessons planning, and much more. Information on how to use the Sub Finder system will be shared and a great deal of learning will occur as we support your endeavor in becoming a tutor or substitute teacher.

Lunch will be provided

23. New Teacher PL Academy

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers New to PL

Dates: 8/26/2019 to 8/27/2019

As new teachers join a district, there is a large learning curve to bring them up to speed with the vision, understanding and implementation of personalized learning. This 2 day academy is designed to support districts with this lift by creating an opportunity for new teachers or teachers new to PL. Educators from across the region will come together and go deeper with their understanding of personalized learning. This includes unpacking the core elements of PL and instructional models that support a student-centered classroom.

Two personalized 1:1 follow-up coaching sessions will allow new teachers time to work through ideas learned during the Academy, discuss challenges faced during implementation with students or creating/reviewing lesson plans with a coach to help maximize understanding of personalized learning. The cost for this would be $500 (for the 2 on-site workshop days and the 2 virtual coaching sessions). If interested in this option, please contact Jessica Sheridan.

24. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - LeRoy Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 8/26/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

**Click here to view flyer

25. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - Newark Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 8/30/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

**Click here to view flyer

26. The Impact Cycle - Online Book Study

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Instructional Coaches, Building and District Leaders

Dates: 9/2/2019 to 11/17/2019

Join a motivated group of instructional coaches and leaders and take a deep dive into Jim Knight's latest book.

We will have in-depth discussions in our bi-weekly discussion forums, watch coaching videos, and apply this learning to our work with teachers.

In response to feedback from previous online book study participants, we will take a slower pace and spend two weeks on each chapter.

From the book publisher's web site:

The Impact Cycle comes loaded with every possible tool to help you reach your coaching goals, starting with a comprehensive video program, robust checklists, and a model Instructional Playbook. Quickly, you'll learn how to:



•Interact and dialogue with teachers as partners

•Guide teachers to identify compelling, measurable, and student-focused goals

•Set coaching goals, plan strategies, and monitor progress for optimal impact

•Use documentary-style video and text-based case studies as models to promote maximum teacher clarity and proactive problem solving

•Streamline teacher enrollment, data collection, and deep listening

Jim writes, "When we grow, improve, and learn, when we strive to become a better version of ourselves, we tap into something deep in ourselves that craves that kind of growth." Read The Impact Cycle and soon you'll discover how you can continually refine your practice to help teachers and students realize their fullest potential.

Don't miss out - Register today!

The cost of this workshop includes a copy of the book "The Impact Cycle"

27. Pre-Service for Drivers and Monitors/Attendants

Program: Transportation Training

Audience: School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Attendants

Dates: 9/10/2019

All drivers and monitors/attendants participate in a mandated three-hour course which prepares them with the skills that are required to drive a school bus, or to assist a driver on a school bus.

**District participants not included in Co-Ser -- training will be $35 per person/per hour

28. From Engaged to Empowered - Creating Agency Among Students ONLINE COURSE

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-12 teachers, coaches and administrators

Dates: 9/16/2019 to 11/3/2019

ONLINE COURSE
This online learning session is meant to challenge educators to think about how to provide a truly student-centered learning environment. It is not about "doing something better" but more about "doing something different" in order to cultivate a love and enthusiasm for learning. This will yield higher levels of student achievement and outcomes that are relevant to the students themselves.

Participants will be introduced to a Student Empowerment Tool and will develop an understanding of varying levels of engagement. We will focus on the difference between "engaged" and "empowered." Strategies and structures that support student empowerment will be identified and discussed. Through the power of video we will capture and evaluate examples of student empowerment. Educators will walk away with ideas about how to increase student agency as well as how to plan so that students become truly empowered learners.

29. The Consortium on Trauma, Illness and Grief in Schools (TIG) Core Curriculum Training

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 9/17/2019 to 12/3/2019

From Trauma to Healing; Building a Trauma Sensitive Approach to Service Delivery

There is a growing awareness that trauma is pervasive and that the impact of trauma is often deep and life shaping. Trauma and toxi stress are often at the center of a person's mental health challenges, substance use, physical health issues and/or involvement with the justice system. This means, whether or not it is fully recognized, staff at our school districts are working with survivors of trauma.

Creating a trauma-informed system requires not only understanding the impact of trauma, but implementing changes in the service delivery that align with the five core principles of trauma-centered safety: safety, trust, choice, collaboration and empowerment.

This consultation proposal aims to support staff through increasing their knowledge and capacity around the essential elements of a trauma-informed system and how that understanding can be applied to their daily practice and organizational culture.

Day 1: Grief and Loss; Trauma
Day 2: Suicide Prevention and Intervention; Chronic and Acute Illness
Day 3: School Violence and Threat Assessment; Infrastructure Development and the Back-Up Support Network
Days 4-5: Group Crisis Response Skills (Critical Incident Stress Management)

Please Note: December 17, 2019 will be used as a make-up date in case any of the above dates need to be canceled (by either the instructor or W-FL BOCES) due to unforeseen circumstances.

30. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - LeRoy Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 9/24/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

**Click here to view flyer

31. The Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards: Building Capacity to Full Implementation

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Math Teachers P-12, Instructional Coaches, Building and District Leaders

Dates: 9/25/2019

NEXT GEN
Next school year, students in grades P-8 will be expected to learn the Next Generation Mathematics Standards. Now is a perfect time to develop a transition year plan so no content is repeated or missed.


•Develop a deeper understanding of the Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards.

•Review the Snapshots and Crosswalks.

•Verify that no standards are repeated or missed in your 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 curriculum maps in grade K-8.

•Create an assessment plan that complies with all NYSED rules and Commissioner's regulations.

•Explore Next Generation-aligned instructional resources.

•Connect and collaborate with other teachers and leaders from around the region. Share your best thinking and support one another in this final year of preparation for the Next Generation standards.

32. Motivational Interviewing in Schools

Program: Professional Development

Audience: School Counselors, School Social Workers, Assistant Principals, Principals, Prevention Specialists, Behavior Specialists, Teachers, PPS Directors, Nurses

Dates: 9/25/2019 to 10/9/2019

This 2 day professional development offering is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of Motivational Interviewing (MI), an evidenced-based practice/teachable skill. All school personnel may use MI during conversations with students to implement and achieve positive change in all areas of their important school life: academic, behavioral and social.

Motivational Interviewing clearly dovetails with achieving social emotion learning (SEL) standards, especially for students needing additional strategies and supports. MI can be incorporated into a school's multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). The course will consist of the eight tasks of learning MI and include individual practice through interactive activities.

33. Edutech Learning Technology Grant Blended Learning Training - Newark Location

Program: AccelerateU

Audience: LTG participating districts; up to 15 people per district

Dates: 9/26/2019

This 4-hour introductory workshop will focus on developing awareness of the transformational potential of technology-rich instruction to enhance student learning in the regular classroom, while also empowering teachers to begin to use a few simple but powerful digital tools in their teaching. It is designed for classroom teachers for any grade or subject.

This workshop is for the 31 districts participating in Edutech's Learning Technology Grant. They will receive stipends in the amount of $100 per person per workshop session. The workshop is available for up to 15 teachers per district participating in the grant.

People from other districts are welcome to attend at a cost of $25, depending upon space. No stipends will be available to districts not participating in Edutech's LTG Grant.

Participants will be required to complete a simple 45 minute online task, prior to attending the session.

The 31 LTG participating districts will receive six free online STEM courses in year 2 (starting July 1, 2019) and six free online STEM courses in year 3 (starting July 1, 2020).

Presenters

• Dr. David Miller, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rochester, Director, K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program, Warner School of Education and Development
• Other members of the K12 Digitally Rich Teaching Program

For more information, please contact:

• Heather Pannucci, (315) 332-7552, heather.pannucci@edutech.org
• Mike Morone, (315) 332-7331, mike.morone@edutech.org

**Click here to view flyer

34. Instructional Coaching Series

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PK-12 Instructional Coaches (Literacy Coaches, Math Coaches, Personalized Learning Coaches, Technology CoachesÔÇŽ.all are welcome!)

Dates: 9/27/2019 to 3/27/2020

With the increasing demands being placed on teachers and administrators, many schools have looked to create new structures of support. Instructional Coaching is a model in which teachers are asked to step out of the classroom to provide targeted support, ideas, and resources to their colleagues. This workshop is designed to provide support for Instructional Coaches in order to maximize their time and impact.

During this four day series, Coaches will be asked to review a variety of resources around the impact of instructional coaching and how to maximize time with teachers. Collaborative conversations will be encouraged so that Coaches have a safe environment in which to share both peak moments and pitfalls. An opportunity will also be given for participants to set a personal goal around their role as a coach and take a deep dive into how to become stronger and more confident in their craft. Ultimately, the series will be designed based on the needs of the participants as they progress throughout the school year.

35. Students At The Center - Online Book Study

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Building and District Leaders

Dates: 9/30/2019 to 11/24/2019

NEXT GEN
Do you want to learn more about how to place students at the center of our work as educators? Did you find Allison Zmuda inspiring as our 2019 Personalizing Learning Conference keynote speaker?

Whether or not you have seen Allison speak, she and her coauthor Bena Kallick will push your thinking around what it means to personalize learning for students. During this book study, we will have in-depth discussions in our weekly discussion forums, share our experiences as learners and educators, and apply this learning to our work with our students and in our districts.

From ASCD's summary: Educators' most important work is to help students develop the intellectual and social strength of character necessary to live well in the world". It means establishing classrooms that prioritize:


Voice- Involving students in "the what" and "the how" of learning and equipping them to be stewards of their own education.

Co-creation- Guiding students to identify the challenges and concepts they want to explore and outline the actions they will take.

Social construction- Having students work with others to theorize, pursue common goals, build products, and generate performances.

Self-discovery- Teaching students to reflect on their own developing skills and knowledge so they will acquire new understandings of themselves and how they learn.

Join us for this exciting online book study - Everyone is welcome!

The cost of this workshop includes a copy of the book "Students At The Center"

36. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools - No Physical Restraints

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 10/1/2019 to 10/15/2019

Cornell University developed the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) model for residential care as part of its Residential Child Care Project in the early 1980's. The foundations of this curriculum are in research based literature and programs. In 2007 Cornell responded to requests from various Board of Cooperative Education (BOCES) Centers and other public schools and adapted the TCI curriculum to meet the needs of schools. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) gives WFL BOCES a framework for implementing a crisis prevention and management system that reduces the need to rely on high-risk interventions, complements the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach and includes aspects of trauma informed care.

There are three main competencies taught in the TCIS Training:

Competency 1: Prevent and de-escalate potential crises with students
Competency 2: Safely and therapeutically manage crisis situations
Competency 3: Be able to process with students to help improve their coping skills

There are three levels of certification:

Level 1: Verbal de-escalation skills including the Life Space Interview (initial training of 21 hours)
Level 2: Verbal de-escalation, LSI and TCIS protectives (initial training of 24 hours)
Level 3: Verbal techniques, protectives and physical restraint techniques (initial training of 28 hours)

This is 21 hour training will certify verbal de-escalation skills including the LSI.

The use of technology in the classroom is an expected norm and plays a critical and fundamental role in enhancing education. This workshop is aligned with the ISTE Standards for Educators and will provide participants with a technology integration framework to consider how to purposefully incorporate technology into the classroom to leverage personalized instruction. A digital resource bank will be shared and some of our region's most popular tools will be modeled for teachers. Teachers of all "tech abilities" can expect to walk away with some new ideas for leveraging technology in a manner that will enrich their program.

Please bring an electronic device and earbuds.

38. Substitute Teacher and Tutor Training - OCTOBER

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Those intending to tutor or become a substitute teacher at our W-FL BOCES sites or across the region.

Dates: 10/2/2019 to 10/3/2019

Can you see yourself working with students in a one on one setting or as a substitute teacher in the classroom? We can! W-FL BOCES offers training to perspective substitutes and/or tutors (it is possible to do both) who wish to work within our BOCES sites or throughout our four-county region.

This two-day, offering provides information on both the substitute side as well as the tutoring of students. Within this opportunity, participants will learn about school expectations, classroom procedures, behavior management, lessons planning, and much more. Information on how to use the Sub Finder system will be shared and a great deal of learning will occur as we support your endeavor in becoming a tutor or substitute teacher.

Lunch will be provided

39. The Next Generation Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (PK-2)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: PK-2 ELA and Math Teachers

Dates: 10/7/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation ELA and Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

40. Pre-Service for Drivers and Monitors/Attendants

Program: Transportation Training

Audience: School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Attendants

Dates: 10/8/2019

All drivers and monitors/attendants participate in a mandated three-hour course which prepares them with the skills that are required to drive a school bus, or to assist a driver on a school bus.

**District participants not included in Co-Ser -- training will be $35 per person/per hour

41. The Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (PK-12)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Math Teachers PK-12, Instructional Coaches, Building and District Leaders

Dates: 10/8/2019

NEXT GEN
Next school year (2020-2021), elementary students will be expected to learn the Next Generation Mathematics Standards. Now is a perfect time to review your curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices.

In this session, you will:


•Develop a deeper understanding of the Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards.

•Review the Snapshots and Crosswalks.

•Explore the Standards for Mathematical Practice and practice using them when planning and delivering a lesson.

•Analyze your current math assessments and update them to meet the new standards.

•Connect and collaborate with other teachers and leaders from around the region. Share your best thinking and support one another in this final year of preparation for the Next Generation standards.

42. Building Advanced Literacy Skills through Personalized Learning

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2019 to 2/6/2020

NEXT GEN
Students require the development of advanced literacy skills and competencies that enable both spoken and written communication, in increasingly diverse ways, with increasingly diverse audiences, across all content areas. Over the course of the school year, we will learn how to leverage the Instructional Practices for Advanced Literacies included in the Next Generation ELA Standards in a personalized manner for students. Participants will learn about the 4 Hallmark Briefs that encompass these strategies and collaboratively plan personalized instruction. Teachers will apply their learning by infusing the strategies in upcoming lessons and units.

Please bring an upcoming lesson(s)/unit(s), an electronic device, and earbuds.

43. EduTech Fall 2019 SchoolTool User Group Meeting

Program: Meetings

Dates: 10/11/2019

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EduTech Fall 2019 SchoolTool User Group Meeting

44. The Next Generation Math Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Grades 6-8)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 6-8 Math Teachers

Dates: 10/16/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

45. Write Now!!!

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Department Chairs

Dates: 10/17/2019 to 12/17/2019

3 day series
Why don't our students want to write? How confident do we feel as writers and teachers of writing? The Next Generation Learning Standards for ELA remind us of the high expectations for student writing at every grade level, but how do we help our students meet those expectations? During our time together, we will explore the research behind learning to write and use this knowledge to develop new and engaging approaches. Throughout the three days, we will engage in writing, reflect upon the process, and really put ourselves in the shoes of the students. We will use the work of Gallagher, Atwell, Fletcher, Culham, Calkins and others. Let's be fearless about writing so we can teach our students to do the same.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

46. The Next Generation Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Grades 3-5)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 3-5 ELA and Math Teachers

Dates: 10/18/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation ELA and Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

47. New Teacher PL Academy

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Teachers New to PL

Dates: 10/23/2019 to 11/14/2019

As new teachers join a district, there is a large learning curve to bring them up to speed with the vision, understanding and implementation of personalized learning. This 2 day academy is designed to support districts with this lift by creating an opportunity for new teachers or teachers new to PL. Educators from across the region will come together and go deeper with their understanding of personalized learning. This includes unpacking the core elements of PL and instructional models that support a student-centered classroom.

Two personalized 1:1 follow-up coaching sessions will allow new teachers time to work through ideas learned during the Academy, discuss challenges faced during implementation with students or creating/reviewing lesson plans with a coach to help maximize understanding of personalized learning. The cost for this would be $500 (for the 2 on-site workshop days and the 2 virtual coaching sessions). If interested in this option, please contact Jessica Sheridan.

48. The Next Generation Math Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Algebra I)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Algebra I Teachers

Dates: 10/23/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

49. Promoting Social Emotional Learning and Empowering Students

Program: Professional Development

Dates: 10/24/2019

Imagine a classroom where students are feeling empowered and motivated to learn? When social emotional learning is embedded throughout the day, every day, students are more likely to thrive in the academic setting.

During this workshop, participants will learn how to model and support students in learning academic content and responsible behaviors. Teachers will learn how to foster a classroom environment that is intellectually challenging, safe and supported through the infusion of the New York State's SEL Guidelines. During the day, the focus will be on two elements of a Student Empowerment Rubric, student goal setting and reflection. Teachers will be learning about these two elements through strategies that infuse social emotional learning. With strong foundational routines in place, educators will walk away with a clear roadmap that will increase both social emotional learning and student empowerment.

50. The Next Generation ELA Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Grades 6-8)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 6-8 ELA Teachers

Dates: 10/25/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

51. ELA K-12 Cohort Collaboration

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Department Chairs

Dates: 10/29/2019 to 3/17/2020

3 day series
NEXT GEN
This forum will offer K-12 teachers and instructional coaches the platform for collaboration to address NYSED updates, curriculum, instruction and best practice for ELA. These sessions will provide participants the opportunity to work together to examine the Next Generation standards and determine how closely student writing tasks are aligned. The needs of the group will drive every agenda, and the participants will be encouraged to present their expertise to the group. Participants will be armed with updates and knowledge of current researched practices that will be shared back in the districts.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

52. Next Generation ELA Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (P-12)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All P-12 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

Dates: 10/31/2019

NEXT GEN
In September of 2017, New York State adopted the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards, and in doing so, provided an implementation Roadmap that consists of 3 phases: Raising Awareness, Building Capacity, and Implementation.

Throughout the morning, the work will focus on Phase 1. Participants will take a deep dive into the introductions to the NGLS ELA, the Lifelong Practices, the Crosswalks, and the standards themselves. The work in the afternoon will focus on Phase 2. Participants will learn about and experiment with ways to integrate the NGLS ELA into current curriculum, instruction and assessments.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

53. Social Studies K-5

Program: Professional Development

Audience: K-5 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Department Chairs

Dates: 11/5/2019 to 5/26/2020

3 day series
NEXT GEN
Come join your regional Social Studies colleagues. Get the latest NYSED Social Studies updates. Learn new strategies. Discover exciting ways to infuse ELA into your Social Studies curriculum. This cohort is an invitation to share, brainstorm, problem solve, plan and create! The needs and interests of the group will drive every agenda and work session.

Bring your curiosity and get ready to learn and have FUN!!!

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

54. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 11/5/2019 to 11/26/2019

Cornell University developed the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) model for residential care as part of its Residential Child Care Project in the early 1980's. The foundations of this curriculum are in research based literature and programs. In 2007 Cornell responded to requests from various Board of Cooperative Education (BOCES) Centers and other public schools and adapted the TCI curriculum to meet the needs of schools. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) gives WFL BOCES a framework for implementing a crisis prevention and management system that reduces the need to rely on high-risk interventions, complements the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach and includes aspects of trauma informed care.

There are three main competencies taught in the TCIS Training:

Competency 1: Prevent and de-escalate potential crises with students
Competency 2: Safely and therapeutically manage crisis situations
Competency 3: Be able to process with students to help improve their coping skills

There are three levels of certification:

Level 1: Verbal de-escalation skills including the Life Space Interview (initial training of 21 hours)
Level 2: Verbal de-escalation, LSI and TCIS protectives (initial training of 24 hours)
Level 3: Verbal techniques, protectives and physical restraint techniques (initial training of 28 hours)

This training will certify verbal de-escalation skills including the LSI and TCIS protectives and physical restraints.

55. Social Studies 9-12

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 9-12 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Department Chairs

Dates: 11/7/2019 to 5/28/2020

3 day series
NEXT GEN
This forum offers participants the platform for collaboration to address NYSED updates, curriculum, instruction and best practice for Social Studies. We will use the Social Studies Framework to guide us as we learn about the new Global History and US History Regents exams. These sessions will provide participants the opportunity to work together to develop units and tasks that are aligned to the framework and will help lead students to proficiency. The needs of the group will drive every agenda and work session, and the participants will be encouraged to share their expertise to the group. Participants will be armed with updates and knowledge of current researched practices that will be shared back in the districts.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

56. The Next Generation ELA Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Grades 9-12)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 9-12 ELA Teachers

Dates: 11/8/2019

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation ELA Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

57. Pre-Service for Drivers and Monitors/Attendants

Program: Transportation Training

Audience: School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Attendants

Dates: 11/12/2019

All drivers and monitors/attendants participate in a mandated three-hour course which prepares them with the skills that are required to drive a school bus, or to assist a driver on a school bus.

**District participants not included in Co-Ser -- training will be $35 per person/per hour

58. Understanding the Impact of Trauma with Staff and Students

Program: Professional Development

Audience: This course is designed for School Personnel

Dates: 11/28/2019

Participants will explore the impact of trauma on student learning by developing an understanding of the Adverse Childhood Experience Study (ACEs). They will also learn about brain development in order to anchor their understanding of the effects of trauma on the development of language and social skills.

Participants will explore strategies that support student learning and will gain insight about how to create a classroom community of care. The community circle will be demonstrated and practiced throughout the day.

Additionally, this workshop will address compassion fatigue (secondary trauma) and the importance of self-care.

59. Substitute Teacher and Tutor Training - DECEMBER

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Those intending to tutor or become a substitute teacher at our W-FL BOCES sites or across the region.

Dates: 12/4/2019 to 12/5/2019

Can you see yourself working with students in a one on one setting or as a substitute teacher in the classroom? We can! W-FL BOCES offers training to perspective substitutes and/or tutors (it is possible to do both) who wish to work within our BOCES sites or throughout our four-county region.

This two-day, offering provides information on both the substitute side as well as the tutoring of students. Within this opportunity, participants will learn about school expectations, classroom procedures, behavior management, lessons planning, and much more. Information on how to use the Sub Finder system will be shared and a great deal of learning will occur as we support your endeavor in becoming a tutor or substitute teacher.

Lunch will be provided

60. Social Studies 6-8

Program: Professional Development

Audience: 6-8 Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Department Chairs

Dates: 12/6/2019 to 5/27/2020

3 day series
NEXT GEN
This forum will offer participants the platform for collaboration to address NYSED updates, curriculum, instruction and best practice for Social Studies. These sessions will provide participants the opportunity to work together to examine the Social Studies Framework and determine how closely writing tasks are aligned and the degree to which student writing demonstrates proficiency. The needs of the group will drive every agenda and work session, and the participants will be encouraged to present their expertise to the group. Participants will be armed with updates and knowledge of current researched practices that will be shared back in the districts.

Please bring a laptop, earbuds and an upcoming unit.

61. TIG CISM Group Crisis Response Skills - Refresher

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Attendees must be TIG certified

Dates: 12/9/2019

Participants will review and practice Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) group crisis response skills including: Crisis Management Briefing, Defusing, and CISM Debriefing. All participants must have completed the 5 day Trauma, Illness & Grief (TIG) Training or have certification in other ICISF sponsored training.

62. Pre-Service for Drivers and Monitors/Attendants

Program: Transportation Training

Audience: School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Attendants

Dates: 12/10/2019

All drivers and monitors/attendants participate in a mandated three-hour course which prepares them with the skills that are required to drive a school bus, or to assist a driver on a school bus.

**District participants not included in Co-Ser -- training will be $35 per person/per hour

63. NYSSLS 102 Phenomena, Story Lines and Modelling

Program: Science

Dates: 12/10/2019

The power of using story lines and phenomena to start a science unit helps capture the interest of the students and allows an intriguing entry point to the unit of study. Teachers will work through: *story lines and how they help drive the unit. *developing anchoring phenomena, investigational phenomena, and everyday or lesson phenomena *effective modeling rather than art and craft projects Participants will have time to work with their current science curriculum and develop story lines, phenomena, and where effective modeling may fit in. Additionally, teachers will evaluate the current models and labs they use and work through changing them to work in a more 3-dimensional style that reflects the flavor of the NYSSLS.

64. The Next Generation Math Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Geometry)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Geometry Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2020

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.

65. The Next Generation Math Learning Standards: From Raising Awareness to Building Capacity (Algebra II)

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Algebra II Teachers

Dates: 3/19/2020

NEXT GEN
As New York State moves from Raising Awareness to Building Capacity for the Next Generation Learning Standards, this workshop will allow teachers to build their own capacity for understanding the revisions from the Common Core to the Next Generation Math Learning Standards. Participants will experience a process of unpacking standards to gain a deeper understanding of what students are expected to know and be able to do. Time will also be given to work in grade level teams to develop a plan to ensure that students do not experience any gaps in instruction during this transition to revised standards.