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1. West Seneca CSD: Destiny Library Manager Follow-Up Training for SLMS via WebEx

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 11/3/2020

Topic(s): OverDrive eBook platform integration with Destiny, Destiny Discover's Make a Wish/Wish List Feature Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided by SLMS on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Collections, and OverDrive eBook integration with Destiny Library Manager, as well as a discussion of the Make a Wish/Wish Lists feature in Destiny Discover.

2. Wilson CSD: Wilson MS/HS: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS and Library Aide via WebEx

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 11/4/2020

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory with a VersaScan wireless mobile device and/or laptop with a circulation scanner attached; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails.

3. Alden CSD: Alden HS: Destiny Library Manager Circulation/Reports Training for the Library Aide via WebEx

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Library Aides

Dates: 11/5/2020

Review of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online, on-page Destiny Discover Help Center, Collections Help Center, Follett Community) in and associated with Destiny Library Manager; Overview of patron management in Back Office (automated student and staff extracts via PowerSchool); Circulation (Check Out, Check In, Renewals, Holds, etc.); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers.

4. OPALS Webinar - New User Overview, Phase 2

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: School Library Media Specialist(s) (SLMS), library paraprofessional(s), other library-related personnel

Dates: 11/16/2020

OPALS
Scio
Belfast
Closed
District/Building specific training on the OPALS ILS as discussed in private emails. Agenda will be sent under a different process. Use this to register for workshops if requested to do so, for obtaining CTLE or other attendance requirements.

5. OPALS Webinar - New User Overview, Phase 2

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: School Library Media Specialist(s) (SLMS), library paraprofessional(s), other library-related personnel

Dates: 11/18/2020

OPALS
Salamanca
District/Building specific training on the OPALS ILS as discussed in private emails. Agenda will be sent under a different process. Use this to register for workshops if requested to do so, for obtaining CTLE or other attendance requirements.

6. Filebound user meeting 11/19/20

Program: WNYRIC Electronic Document Management

Dates: 11/19/2020

FileBound User Group Meeting This meeting is intended for all users of the FileBound software. We will discuss software upgrade and changes to the software. Agenda items will include scanning into FileBound Capture and search tools in the software, and more. Please plan to attend virtually and bring your questions.

7. Springville MS: Initial Destiny Library Manager Training via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Library Teaching Assistant

Dates: 1/27/2021

Objective(s): The Teaching Assistant will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Overview of operation in Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Back Office and My Info. Agenda: Registration, review of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Library Manager; Review of logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Library Manager; A review of Destiny Discover, including searching for titles (including by Lexile measures), copies, eBooks (OverDrive, ePointPlus via the Erie-Catt Teacher Center, etc.), web sites via WebPath, online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover and Destiny Back Office search interfaces, and Open Educational Resources via Destiny Discover, as well as creating Collections; Overview of patron management in Destiny Back Office (automation of student and staff data via nightly PowerSchool extracts), setup in Admin and in Destiny Discover's Discover Admin area; Circulation review (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers.

8. Grand Island CSD: Veronica E. Connor MS: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 1/28/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory with a VersaScan wireless mobile device and/or laptop with a circulation scanner attached; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails.

9. Google and Google Classroom Training

Program: CSLO/Model Schools In-District

Audience: St. Gregory The Great School

Dates: 1/28/2021

Google and Google Classroom training

10. Records Management: Inventorying Your Paper 2/3/21

Program: WNYRIC Electronic Document Management

Dates: 2/3/2021

To have an efficient and functional records management program it is critical for governments to maintain an up-to-date inventory of their records. This training introduces participants to the planning, implementation, and analysis of a records inventory for paper records.

11. Dunkirk - Ed Tech Resources for PE & Health

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: K-12 PE and Health Teachers

Dates: 2/10/2021

Physical Education and Health teachers will explore how to incorporate technology in PE and Health classrooms, as well as, various ways to assess students performance.

12. Lackawanna MS Nearpod Training

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: Lackawanna MS teachers

Dates: 2/10/2021

Nearpod is a classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons & assessments that students can access on any device. Teachers can control the lesson, pushing content as needed to student devices, or give student access to go through content at their own pace. Participants will learn how to create engaging Nearpod lessons, as well as have time to plan new lessons.

13. Technology Accessibility (Medina)

Program: CSLO/Model Schools In-District

Dates: 2/12/2021

In this session, teachers will learn about accessibility features and tools in technology platforms including Chromebooks, G-Suite apps, Nearpod, Edpuzzle, Castle Learning, Kami, and more.

14. Tonawanda City SD: Destiny Fletcher Reconfiguration Training Phase 1

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 2/24/2021

Review of the primary steps needed in Destiny Library Manager in the Fletcher, Mullen, Riverview, and the Tonawanda Middle School library catalogs for phase 1 of the district's TONA2020 reconfiguration project. This will include a discussion options for identifying the site name on a barcode while the Fletcher copies reside at Mullen, Riverview and Tonawanda Middle School (especially if the copy is interlibrary loaned over the next 2 years); How to create copy categories for copies transferring from Fletcher to Mullen, Riverview, or Tonawanda Middle School, as well as for weeding so that a report may be generated for board approval and to use for export/delete or batch deletion of the weeded copies; How to populate copy categories using the Individual Update option (recommended) in Catalog's Update Copies (or alternatively, via Batch Update if uploading text files of barcodes). Note: Adding with the + button in a copy category based on the Barcode List option has a higher likelihood of data loss than the Individual Update and Batch Update options and is not recommended. Discuss the support staff who will be assisting and which category population method would be preferable for each; How to safely delete copies from the Fletcher catalog in a way that generates a MARC record file for import into the Mullen, Riverview, or Tonawanda Middle School library catalogs. How to name each copy category as the category will be created in the receiving school's library catalog upon import. A review of both deletion options, including advantages and disadvantages of both: A batch deletion based on a Copy Category/Barcode report builder and Notepad text files or an Export/Delete Titles based on a copy category; A review of the district's weeding needs and which reports in Destiny Library Manager will best meet those needs; How to identify and clean up call number prefix inconsistencies among the 4 library catalogs after the imports are completed. Questions and answers.

15. TCIS Refresher (2 hours)

Program: Regional Instructional Resources Team

Dates: 2/26/2021

Focus on the safety interventions/physical interventions and LSI.

16. TCIS Refresher (2 hours)

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 2/26/2021

Focus on the safety interventions/physical interventions and LSI.

17. TCIS Refresher (2 hours)

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 2/26/2021

Focus on the safety interventions/physical interventions and LSI.

18. Follett Library Automation WNY Users Conference 2021 AM only via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: School Library Media Specialists, School Library Paraprofessionals, School Library Support Staff

Dates: 3/4/2021

Destiny Library Manager
WNYRIC Library Services
Follett School Solutions
Objective(s): Each SLMS and library paraprofessional will (depending on the breakout session attended): Gain awareness of helpful features and techniques in Destiny Library Manager to increase student achievement and collaboration; Refine knowledge of methods for using Destiny Library Manager to enhance the instructional and management capabilities that the school library program offers its school community; Increase awareness and knowledge of various features of and best practices in Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Collections, Titlewave, and Follett digital content for curriculum and management needs.

Topic(s): Destiny Library Manager (18.0, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3), Destiny Discover, Collections, eBooks/Digital Resources, Destiny Library Manager's associated digital content solutions (WebPath Express, One Search, etc.) and digital resources, and other library management options in Destiny Library Manager.

Sessions to include a Welcome and Introductions opening session; a What's New in Destiny Library Manager and What's Coming general session; and a choice of 2 breakout sessions (Exploring Destiny Library Manager or Diving Into Reports).

19. Destiny Library Manager Conversations for Erie 1 BOCES/WNYRIC Library Automaton CoSer Districts via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: School Library Media Specialists, Library paraprofessionals whose districts participate in the Erie 1 BOCES/WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer. only

Dates: 3/4/2021

Destiny Library Manager
WNYRIC Library Services
WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer
Objective(s): Each SLMS and library paraprofessional in participating WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer Districts only will: Learn more about Destiny Discover and Collections to enhance the instructional capabilities that the school library program offers its school community; Refine knowledge of methods for using features and functions in Destiny Library Manager's Destiny to enhance the instructional and management capabilities that the school library program offers its school community.

Topic(s): Destiny Discover, Collections, and library management options in Destiny Back Office. The 1.5 hour session will include 45 minutes of conversations among school library practitioners from participating WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer districts in attendance, as well as members of the WNYRIC Library Services team, on Destiny Discover and Collections and then 45 minute conversations focused on Destiny Back Office (library management in Destiny Library Manager).

If library staff in districts who do not participate in the Erie 1 BOCES/WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer enroll, our team will need to Deny/Delete your enrollment in this event. Thank you for your understanding.

20. Writing and Implementing IEP Goals - St. Amelia

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: Teachers from St. Amelia

Dates: 3/10/2021

In this asynchronous session, participants will learn about the sections in an IEP, as well as how to write and implement IEP goals for students.

21. Lockport City SD: Destiny Library Manager Initial Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Emmet Belknap/Charles Upson ES School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 3/10/2021

The School Library Media Specialist will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Registration, review of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendees to Destiny Library Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online, on-page, Destiny Discover Help Center, Collections Help Center, Follett Community) in and associated with Destiny Library Manager; Searching for titles including by reading measures (Fountas & Pinnell, vendor-provided levels), copies, eBooks/audiobooks, web sites via WebPath Express, online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover's standard and simplified search interfaces and in Destiny Back Office, and Open Educational Resources (Destiny Discover). Accessing the Destiny Discover Chrome Extension and the Destiny mobile apps (Destiny Discover mobile app [iOS and Android tablets and phones only, not yet Chromebooks]; Destiny Back Office mobile app [Android only at present]); Overview of patron empowerment/instructional features including reviews, My Stuff (transaction record, history), Collections (Destiny Discover) and resource lists (Back Office); Adding titles and copies to the catalog through copy cataloging (district records, Alliance Plus, Alliance AV and Z-sources), importing MARC records (including Titlewave integration options), editing copy records, duplicating copy records, deleting title and copy records. Circulation and Patrons: Overview of patron management in Back Office; setup in Admin and in Destiny Discover's Admin area; Circulation (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers

22. North Tonawanda City Schools: Drake/Ohio ESs: Destiny Library Manager Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Aides

Dates: 3/11/2021

Objective(s): The School Library Aide will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Overview of operation in Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Back Office and My Info. Agenda: Review of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online, on-page Destiny Discover Help Center, Collections Help Center, Follett Community) in and associated with Destiny Library Manager; Searching for titles and copies (including via Fountas and Pinnell reading levels and by Sublocations for special collections like Graphic Novels, Series, etc.), eBooks (MackinVia public domain eBooks from Mackin, O/N BOCES SLS-provided eBooks from Rosen), web sites via WebPath Express, online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover's standard interface and in Destiny Back Office, and Open Educational Resources via Destiny Discover. Accessing the Destiny Discover Chrome Extension and a discussion about the Destiny mobile apps (Destiny Discover mobile app for iOS and Android, Destiny Back Office mobile app [Android only at present]), Destinydiscover.com as alternative access methods; Overview of patron empowerment/instructional features including reviews, Make a Wish (wish list suggestions for purchases), viewing the transaction record (check outs, holds, etc.), Collections (Destiny Discover's digital curation platform) and resource lists (in Destiny Back Office); Overview of patron management in Back Office (automated student extracts via eSchoolData and staff extracts via NVision); Circulation (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers

23. Alden CSD: Destiny Library Manager Inventory and Destiny Back Office app training via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Librarians, Library Aide

Dates: 3/19/2021

Closed
Objective(s): The School Library Media Specialists and Library Aide will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Overview of the inventory process in Destiny Library Manager; overview of functions and features available in the Destiny Back Office app (VersaScan edition that includes Inventory functionality where the current Android version for Android devices includes only Check Out, Check In, Copy Status and Patron Status). Agenda: Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using the Destiny Back Office app (via the district's Destiny VersaScans) and/or a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; An overview of how to use the Destiny Back Office app for check out and check in, as well as settings that affect circulation, inventory, etc.

24. Holland HS and MS: Destiny Library Manager Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 3/19/2021

Objective(s): The School Library Media Specialist will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Overview of operation in Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Back Office and My Info. Agenda: Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided by SLMS on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager, primarily focused on o365 and ClassLink Single Sign-On questions, issues with MS patrons not displaying the correct Teacher (though HS students do), customizing the Destiny Discover home page (custom Learning Links, custom carousel (virtual book display), etc.), grade level-based Collections, and more.

25. Lancaster Health and Physical Education PD

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 3/23/2021

Participants will be recertified in CPR, first aid and life guarding.

26. Cleveland Hill UFSD: Destiny Library Manager Follow Up Training via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 3/31/2021

Objective(s): The School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Back Office and My Info. Agenda: Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided by SLMS on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager, primarily focused on Adding video and images to the News section in Destiny Discover; creating and populating the custom carousel (virtual book display); sharing individual titles to Classroom; Collections; Removing all the lost books in the elementary library catalog from the COVID-19 time frame; and more.

27. Kenmore Tonawanda Health Education Curriculum Writing

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 3/31/2021

Participants will learn the basics needed to update their curriculum maps, especially developing essential questions and skills based units.

28. Virtual Field Trips and Other Online Activities (Asynchronous event)

Program: Regional CSLO/Model Schools

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/1/2021

This is the first in an online video series that identifies sources for events that can by used with students in either a face-to-face setting or remotely. Each video will be supplemented with a document containing links to the resources identified in the video. The first video provides an overview of the concept along with numerous examples. Subsequent videos will address how to search for specific topics, ways for teachers to create their own virtual field trips plus activities and assessments that can be used. CTLE certification credit is available provided the participant completes an exit ticket that includes ways the material will be applied.

29. *COPY OF North Tonawanda City SD: Ohio ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS & Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 4/14/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

30. North Tonawanda City SD: Ohio ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS & Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 4/14/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

31. North Tonawanda City SD: North Tonawanda Intermediate School: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 4/14/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

32. Iroquois CSD: Iroquois MS: Destiny Library Manager Nonfiction Reconfiguration Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 4/15/2021

Objective(s): The School Library Media Specialist will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Catalog, Reports, and Admin. Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided by SLMS on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager, primarily focused on modifying nonfiction copies' call numbers, sublocations, and/or copy categories using individual, batch, and global update features to reflect nonfiction reconfiguration within the library collection.

33. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: Destiny Library Manager Follow Up Training via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 4/19/2021

Objective: The School Library Media Specialist and Library Aides will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topics: Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager, primarily focused on reports in Reports, Circulation under Library Info, and in Discover Admin (for those who have purchased Follett eBooks and digital audiobooks.

34. North Tonawanda City SD: Spruce ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 4/21/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

35. Niagara Wheatfield CSD via Zoom: Destiny Library Manager 1:1 Tech Device Reports Training for SLMS and Technicians

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists

Dates: 4/21/2021

Objective(s): The School Library Media Specialist and the district's Technology team will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Catalog, Reports, and Admin. Questions and answers to include topics of interest provided by SLMS and the district technicians on issues, concerns and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager to manage the district's 1:1 devices, primarily focused on reports for the district's technology equipment based on Circulation Type (Equipment), Sublocation (Technology Department), and/or Call Number (Equipment).

36. OPALS Annual Library Automation User's Webinar (2021) via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: OPALS School Library Media Specialists, OPALS Library Paraprofessionals, SLS Office Staff, WNYRIC Library Automation Staff, Vendor

Dates: 4/28/2021

OPALS
Webinar
New
Annual Seminar
For 2020-2021 members of the WNYRIC Library Automation CoSer who use the Media Flex OPALS Integrated Library System (ILS). This annual seminar/webinar is presented by the vendor (Media Flex) in conjunction with the OPALS Library Automation support team from WNYRIC (West Seneca NY). This is open to school library media specialists and library paraprofessionals, SLS office staff as well as WNYRIC Library Automation personnel. All registered users will receive a Zoom link to access this webinar via their registered email the day prior to the webinar. CTLE will be available for this half-day session upon the conclusion of the webinar.

37. Springville MS: Initial Destiny Library Manager Training for Long-Term Library Substitute via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Long-term Library Substitue

Dates: 5/5/2021

Objective(s): The long-term library sub will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Topic(s): Overview of operation in Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Back Office and My Info. Registration, review of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Library Manager; Review of logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Library Manager; An introductory overview of searching for titles (including by Lexile measures), copies, eBooks (ePointPlus via the Erie-Catt Teacher Center), web sites via WebPath Express, online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover and Destiny Back Office search interfaces, and Open Educational Resources via Destiny Discover; Overview of patron management in Back Office (automation of student and staff data via nightly PowerSchool extracts), setup in Back Office and in Destiny Discover's General Setup area; Circulation review (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers.

38. Clarence CSD: Clarence HS: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS & Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/7/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop or Chromebook with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

39. Dunkirk City SD:School 3: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/10/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

40. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: Tuscarora Indian School: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aides via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/12/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

41. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: Niagara Wheatfield Secondary: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS and Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/17/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

42. Grand Island CSD: Kaegebein Elementary School: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for School Library Substitute Teacher and Senior Library Clerk via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/19/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; excluding the Book Room collection from the library inventory; using a laptop or Chromebook with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails. An overview of year-end reports and processes.

43. Lockport City SD: Charles Upson: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/25/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

44. Lake Shore CSD: AJ Schmidt: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 5/28/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

45. Lew-Port CSD: Lew-Port MS: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/1/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

46. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: West Street ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/2/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

47. Wilson CSD: Wilson ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS and Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/2/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

48. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: Errick Road ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/7/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

49. Niagara Wheatfield CSD: Colonial Village ES: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/7/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

50. Clarence CSD: Clarence MS: Destiny Library Manager Inventory Training for SLMS and Library Aide via Zoom

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/9/2021

Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

51. Diocese of Buffalo - Restorative Practices: Repairing the Harm and Difficult Conversations (K-4)

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: K-4 Educators in the Diocese of Buffalo

Dates: 6/16/2021

This session is open to any K-4 educators in the Diocese of Buffalo. Pre-Requisite: Must be actively implementing community circles in our classroom. This session will go beyond proactive community circles and focus on the difficult conversations needed to repair harm in the classroom community. We will use discussions and roe plays to learn more about impromptu conversations and restorative circles.

52. Diocese of Buffalo - Restorative Practices: Repairing the Harm and Difficult Conversations (Grades 5-8)

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: 5-8 Educators in the Diocese of Buffalo

Dates: 6/16/2021

This session is open to any grades 5-8 educators in the Diocese of Buffalo. Pre-Requisite: Must be actively implementing community circles in our classroom. This session will go beyond proactive community circles and focus on the difficult conversations needed to repair harm in the classroom community. We will use discussions and roe plays to learn more about impromptu conversations and restorative circles.

53. Eden CSD: Eden ES: Destiny Library Manager Follow-Up Training for the School Library Teachers

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: District School Library Media Specialists and Library Aides

Dates: 6/16/2021

Destiny Library Manager questions and answers including topics provided by the School Library Media Specialist on issues, concerns, and/or training needs that have arisen from ongoing use of Destiny Library Manager. Inventory specifically including: Generating and dealing with catalog maintenance reports to prepare for inventory; reviewing the differences between a partial inventory and a full inventory; using a Chromebook or laptop with a circulation scanner attached to conduct the inventory; starting an inventory; conducting the inventory, including alert messages and how to deal with the indicated issues; discussing what finalizing an inventory entails; an overview of year-end reports and processes

54. Niagara Falls City SD: Niagara Street ES: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for Teacher in the role of Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Teachers in the role of Textbook Tracker

Dates: 6/23/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

55. Virtual Field Trips Using Google Arts & Culture (Asynchronous Video #3)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 teachers

Dates: 7/1/2021

This session will focus on the resources available in Google Arts & Culture. CTLE certification credit is available provided the participant completes an exit ticket that includes ways the material will be applied. This video will be available through June 30, 2022. There will not be any synchronous meetings.

Access to Course Video

Resources to Accompany Course Video #3 (Excel Version)

Resources to Accompany Course Video #3 (PDF Version)

Exit Ticket for the Course
This is the first in an online video series that identifies sources for events that can by used with students in either a face-to-face setting or remotely. Each video will be supplemented with a document containing links to the resources identified in the video. The first video provides an overview of the concept along with numerous examples. Subsequent videos will address how to search for specific topics, ways for teachers to create their own virtual field trips plus activities and assessments that can be used. CTLE certification credit is available provided the participant completes an exit ticket that includes ways the material will be applied. This video will be available through June 30, 2022. There will not be any synchronous meetings.

Access to Course Video

Resources Accompanying the Course Video

Exit Ticket for the Course

57. WNYRIC Online Academy: Virtual Field Trips Using Google Earth (Asynchronous Video #2)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 teachers

Dates: 7/1/2021

This session will focus on the resources available in Google Earth Voyager. There are over 700 different expeditions available. Teachers are also able to create their own expedition using Projects in Google Earth. A related tutorial is identified for those wanting to explore that tool. CTLE certification credit is available provided the participant completes an exit ticket that includes ways the material will be applied. This video will be available through June 30, 2022. There will not be any synchronous meetings.

Access to Course Video

Resources to Accompany Course Video (Excel Version)

Resources to Accompany Course Video (PDF Version)

Exit Ticket for the Course

58. TC2021- 22 Cultural Competence NOW

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/7/2021

This workshop is based on Vernita Mayfield's new best-selling book: Cultural Competence NOW. Participants in this workshop will experience dozens of specific exercises that challenge cultural bias, privilege, and institutional racism and learn strategies for developing cultural competence in students. CTLE hours: 9 Cost: $63 -- CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Intended Audience: All educators Dates: July 7 - 21, 2021 Location: Online asynchronous Instructor: Erin Richeal *The instructor will email a link to the course on or prior to the start date. You can work at your own pace until the deadline.

59. TC2021-14 How to Create a Positive Environment for Students with Social Anxiety

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/9/2021

Participants will learn specific ways of creating an emotionally safe space both in person and remotely, connecting with students, and teaching self-regulation skills. CTLE hours: 10 Cost: $70 -- CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Intended Audience: All educators Dates: July 9 - 20, 2021 Location: ONLINE* Instructor: Mark Hanes *The instructor will email a link to the course on or prior to the start date. You can work at your own pace until the deadline.

60. WNYRIC Online Academy: Screencastify (Flipped Classroom Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/13/2021

Worth 2 PD Hours
Live Session on 7 13 21
Complete by 6 30 22
Screencastify can be used to create instructional videos that incorporate screen sharing, webcam video/audio, and annotation tools. Those videos can then be shared through a direct link in Google Drive, as a YouTube Channel video link, or as an EdPuzzle assignment. This webinar can be viewed live on 7/13/21 at 10 AM (the meeting link will be sent to those enrolled), or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

61. Niagara Falls City SD: Gaskill Preparatory School: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for the Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 7/13/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

62. Niagara Falls City SD: Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for the Teacher in the role of Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Teachers acting as Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 7/13/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

63. TC2021-31 Vision PLC

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Dates: 7/13/2021 to 2/8/2022

This Professional Learning Community meets throughout the year to share information and skills, learn from and support each other. CTLE hours: 15 Cost - $105 - CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Dates: July 13, 2021, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM; Aug. 19, 2021, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM; Sept. 1, 2021, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AFTER Staff Development Day); Oct. 12, 2021, 3:30 - 5:30; Nov. 9, 2021, 3:30 to 5:30; Dec. 14. 2021, 3:30 to 5:30, and Feb. 8, 2022, 3:30 to 5:30. Location: E1B Ed Campus, Bldg. A, Room A-3 Instructor: Jenelle Carpenter *Note - Location might need to change to Webex, depending on circumstances.

64. TC2021-29 Classroom Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Dates: 7/15/2021

Participants in this workshop will develop actionable strategies to apply the principles of Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) in their classrooms. Participants will review the foundational principles of CRT and explore strategies that can be applied across grade levels and content areas. CTLE Hours: 3 Cost: $21 CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Intended Audience: All Teachers Date/Time: July 15, 2021: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus; Room A-2 Instructor: Dr. Kennedy Schultz

65. MS Computer Science Curriculum Mapping

Program: CSLO/Model Schools In-District

Audience: MS Computer Science Teachers

Dates: 7/16/2021

unpack the CS & DF standards for 7-8 grade band (but include grade 6) Plan ahead for ways we can best feed strong CS courses for the HS. Develop alignment of curriculum, programming languages, and hardware for grades 6-8 Train ourselves on the platforms we plan to use: vidcode, code.org, makecode, arduino ide Train ourselves on the hardware we plan to use: ozobots, mbots, adafruit playground express, arduino

66. IRT Amherst Science, Grade 8 Curriculum Mapping

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 7/16/2021

Teachers of science will meet to identify a flexible scope and sequence as well as a curriculum map for unit 1 of the 2021- 2022 school year.
The book for this book study was written in September of 2020, so it is a book about teacher burnout within our current unique times. The author shares an 8 step process, which takes a teacher from burned out to burned in as the author describes it in the book. This course will run from 7/17/21 to 8/22/21 and will be worth 10 PD hours.

68. WNYRIC Online Academy Miktuk: Book Study: Improve Every Lesson Plan with SEL by Jeffrey Benson

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/17/2021

Online Course ONLY
Course Worth 10 PD Hours
The book for this book study was published in 2021. The book identifies SEL skills in three broad categories: skills for self, interpersonal skills, and skills as a community member. Strategies are provided for all three broad categories to use in all parts of a lesson from the opening of the lesson to the closing of the lesson. This course will run from 7/17/21 to 8/22/21 and will be worth 10 PD hours.

69. WNYRIC Online Academy Miktuk: Is Your Google Classroom Ready for the Fall?

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/17/2021

Online Course ONLY
Course Worth 4 PD Hours
This course will provide the opportunity for you to get your Google Classroom ready for the fall. This course will explore new features with Google Classroom and strategies for getting your Google Classroom ready for the fall. This course will run from 7/17/21 to 8/22/21 and will be worth 4 PD hours.

70. WNYRIC Online Academy Miktuk: Student SEL - Getting Ready for the Fall

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/17/2021

Online Course ONLY
Course Worth 4 PD Hours
This course will provide SEL (social and emotional) strategies for the fall classroom. This course cannot predict what your classroom may look and sound like, but it will provide you with SEL strategies for students no matter how your fall classroom will look and sound. This course will run from 7/17/21 to 8/22/21 and will be worth 4 PD hours.

71. IRT Niagara Falls High School Science Curriculum Work

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 7/20/2021 to 7/28/2021

Teacher of HS science will meet to discuss curricular changes according to NYSSLS.

72. TC2021 - 23 Engaging Students With Poverty in Mind

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 7/22/2021

Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, written by Eric Jensen, offers practical strategies for raising achievement in our youth. This workshop, based on Jensen's work, will explore research, experience and real school success stories. Jensen submits that 'engagement' is the key factor in success for economically disadvantaged students. Participants in this workshop will come to understand their role in purposeful engagement for students in the classroom, expanding cognitive capacity, while increasing their motivational efforts. The steps you learn will focus on realistic implementation plans. CTLE hours: 6 Cost: $42 -- CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Intended Audience: All educators Dates: July 22 - Aug. 8, 2021 Location: Online Instructor: Erin Richeal *The instructor will email a link to the course on or prior to the start date. You can work at your own pace until the deadline.

73. TCIS Refresher and Annual Recertification Testing

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: staff previously certified in TCIS

Dates: 7/22/2021

AM - refresher activities PM - Annual Testing

74. Niagara Falls City SD: Niagara Falls High School: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for a new Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 7/28/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

75. Niagara Falls City SD: Hyde Park Elementary School: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for the Teacher in the role of Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 7/28/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

76. WNYRIC Online Academy: EdPuzzle (Flipped Classroom Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2021

Worth 2 PD Hours
Live Session 7 29 21
Complete by 6 30 22
EdPuzzle is a great tool for gauging student understanding of instructional videos in the Flipped or Hybrid/Virtual classroom models. Teachers can track student progress and add guiding questions for either videos that they create, or educational videos curated through EdPuzzle. This webinar can be viewed live on 7/29/21 at 8:30 AM, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

77. IRT Amherst Science, Grade 8 Curriculum Mapping Day 2

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 7/30/2021

Teachers of science will meet to identify a flexible scope and sequence as well as a curriculum map for unit 1 of the 2021- 2022 school year.

78. TC2021-5 Cultivating Kindness in the Classroom

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/4/2021

During this 10-hour workshop we will explore what it means to cultivate kindness. Being kind to yourself, kindness in the home, your classroom and community. We often hear about random acts of kindness toward strangers; but some of the most meaningful acts of kindness are non-random: listening to a friend who needs support, putting a note in your child's lunchbox, having a classroom that strives to be kind and supportive to others and then taking into our communities. The goal of this class is to bring more optimism, better relationships, better health, and more life satisfaction to everyone around you. CTLE Hours - 10 Cost - $70 - CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Dates: Aug. 4 - 18, 2021 Instructor: Kathy Halter, Retired Orchard Park Teacher

79. IRT Amherst Science Exceptional Ed intro to Amplify

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 8/4/2021

Teachers of science in grades 6-8 will meet to learn about Amplify Science and start modifications per student need for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

80. IRT Amherst Elementary Math- Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 8/4/2021

Teachers of elementary math will complete the district audit for the computer science and digital fluency standards.

81. IRT Amherst Science Committee P-8 Summer Work

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 8/5/2021

Teachers of science in grades Prek-8 will meet to discuss science in the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

82. TCIS Refresher and Annual Recertification Testing

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: staff previously certified in TCIS

Dates: 8/5/2021

AM - refresher activities PM - Annual Testing

83. WOZed STEM Kit Curriculum Mapping

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: HS STEM Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2021 to 8/11/2021

HS STEM teachers will have the opportunity to curriculum map the STEM Kits that they will be using for the 21/22 school year. AM provided a curriculum map template for us to use.

84. WNYRIC Online Academy: Loom (Flipped Classroom Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/11/2021

Worth 2 PD Hours
Live Session on 8 11 21
Complete by 6 30 22
Loom is offering their premium screen and video recording, editing, and sharing tools to educators for free! Use Loom to record videos up to 45 minutes in length, which can then be edited into smaller chunks if necessary. Videos can then be downloaded for use in other applications, or shared directly through Loom for viewing or collegial editing. This webinar can be viewed live on 8/11/21 at 10 AM, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

85. TC2021 - 18 The Well-Being of You

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/13/2021

Staff has always been concerned about the emotional well being of students. What about you? Are you taking good care of yourself? It is more important than ever to take the time to monitor our own stress levels. This course will give participants the opportunity to reflect on their emotional well being, exchange strategies for self care and identify new ideas to enhance their well being. We will explore what research states about the ramifications for educational professionals when there is a lack of self care. CTLE hours: 15 Cost: $105 -- CTLE credits will not be provided until the course is paid in full. Please mail a check or money order to the Western NY Teacher Center, Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please cancel no later than 24 hours before the course to receive a refund. Intended Audience: All educators Dates: Aug. 13 - 27, 2021 Location: ONLINE* Instructor: Carolyn Czaplicki *The instructor will email a link to the course on or prior to the start date. You can work at your own pace until the deadline.

86. WNY Teacher Center Summer Conference - Keynote Address - Know Thyself; Know Thy Students

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All educators

Dates: 8/17/2021

In his Keynote Know Thyself; Know Thy Students, inspirational speaker and author of Zen and the Art of Public School Teacher John Perricone will speak to the profundity of the student-teacher relationship, strategies for developing it, and to the artistry, acumen, and passion that defines it. CTLE hours: 2 Cost: FREE Date/Time: August 17, 2021: 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM Location Building B, room B-2; Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY

87. Charter School for Applied Technologies PE/Health Training

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Dates: 8/17/2021

PE and health teachers will learn about social emotional learning, updated PE standards, and health standards.

88. WNY Teacher Center Summer Conference - AM Breakout Session 1A: Engaging Students With Poverty in Mind

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/17/2021

This session, which is based on the book Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, written by Eric Jensen, offers practical strategies for raising achievement in our youth. We will explore research, experience and real school success stories. Jensen submits that 'engagement' is the key factor in success for economically disadvantaged students. Participants in this workshop will come to understand their role in purposeful engagement for students in the classroom, expanding cognitive capacity, while increasing their motivational efforts. The steps you learn will focus on realistic implementation plans. CTLE hours: 1 Cost - FREE Date/Time: August 17, 2021; 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: E1B Ed Campus, Room B-2B Instructor: Erin Richeal
In this session, presenter Ellen Foegen, will share important research and specific strategies educators can: 1) use to improve their physical and emotional health and 2) use with and teach to their students. CTLE hours: 1 Date/time: August 17, 2021; 11:30 - 12:30 Location: Erie 1 BOCES Ed. Campus, Building B, room B-1 Cost: FREE Presenter: Ellen Foegen

90. WNY Teacher Center Summer Conference - AM Breakout Session 1D - SEL in the Classroom: Self-Regulation

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All educators

Dates: 8/17/2021

In this session, participants will learn specific strategies for teaching self-regulation skills to students: how to restrain impulses, calm down, self-motivate, regulate emotions, etc. CTLE hours: 1 Cost: FREE Date/Time: August 17, 2021; 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Location: Erie 1 BOCES Ed. Campus. Room A-2

91. WNY Teacher Center Summer Conference - PM Breakout Session 2D -Activities that Teach Social-Emotional Skills

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All educators

Dates: 8/17/2021

In this session, participants will experience specific activities, games, and discussions that they can use next year for teaching a variety of social emotional skills to their students - perspective-taking, active listening, controlling themselves, empathizing, and more. CTLE hours: 2 Cost: FREE Date/Time: August 17, 2021; 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Location: Erie 1 BOCES Ed. Campus. Room A-2 Presenter: Jon Erwin

92. WNY Teacher Center Summer Conference - PM Breakout Session 2A: Cultural Competence NOW

Program: Western New York Teacher Center

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 8/17/2021

This workshop is based on Vernita Mayfield's new best-selling book: Cultural Competence NOW. Participants in this workshop will experience dozens of specific exercises that challenge cultural bias, privilege, and institutional racism and learn strategies for developing cultural competence in students. CTLE hours: 2 Cost: FREE Intended Audience: All educators Date/Time: August 17, 2021: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Location: Erie 1 BOCES Ed Campus; Room B-2B Instructor: Erin Richeal *The instructor will email a link to the course on or prior to the start date. You can work at your own pace until the deadline.
In this session, presenter Ellen Foegen, will share important research and specific strategies educators can: 1) use to improve their physical and emotional health and 2) use with and teach to their students. CTLE hours: 2 Date/time: August 17, 2021; 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Location: Erie 1 BOCES Ed. Campus, Building B, room B-1 Cost: FREE Presenter: Ellen Foegen

94. Niagara Falls City SD: Harry F. Abate Elementary School: Destiny Textbook Manager Initial Training for the Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 8/18/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Registration. The training will include: Overview of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Textbook Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In Transferring Textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

95. Niagara Falls City SD: Niagara Street ES: Destiny Textbook Manager Follow Up Training for Teacher in the role of Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Teachers in the role of Textbook Tracker

Dates: 8/20/2021

Review of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Review of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager. Review of searching the textbook database; Review of adding Textbook Copies; A more advanced review of Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In; A review of transferring textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

96. Niagara Falls City SD: Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School: Destiny Textbook Manager Follow Up Training for the Teacher in the role of Textbook Tracker

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Teachers acting as Textbook Trackers in the Niagara Falls City School District

Dates: 8/20/2021

Overview of operation in Destiny Textbook Manager modules: Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin, and My Info. Review of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online and on-page) in Destiny Textbook Manager; Review of searching the textbook database; Adding Textbook Copies; Distributing Textbooks: Check Out; Understanding Site Configuration Options in Back Office; Understanding Textbook Loan Policies and Periods in Back Office; Collecting Textbooks: Check In; Questions and answers about transferring textbooks; Generating Reports; Questions and answers

97. Curriculum Mapping - Multi-Age Science

Program: IRT In-District Professional Development

Audience: Mulit-Age team

Dates: 8/23/2021 to 9/24/2021

The Multi-Age (1,2,3) will collaborate and develop a plan for science instruction within their program. The focus will be around their Amplify resources.

98. Lackawanna City SD: Truman ES: Destiny Library Manager Initial Training for SLMS

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Truman ES School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 8/23/2021

The School Library Media Specialist will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Registration, review of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendee to Destiny Library Manager; Overview of logging into (o365 Sign On, Active Directory), navigating, and using help systems; Searching for titles (including by Lexile measure) and copies, eBooks, web sites via WebPath Express and Standards Search (Back Office only) and online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover's standard interface and in Destiny Back Office, and Open Educational Resources via Destiny Discover. Accessing the Destiny Discover Chrome Extension and the Destiny mobile apps (Destiny Discover mobile app for iOS and Android, Destiny Back Office mobile app [coming soon]). Destinydiscover.com as another access method; Overview of patron empowerment/instructional features including reviews, My Stuff (transaction record, history), Collections (Destiny Discover) and resource lists (Back Office); Adding titles and copies to the catalog via copy cataloging (district records, Alliance Plus, Alliance AV, Z-sources), importing MARC records (including Titlewave integration options), adding titles after searching (original cataloging), editing copy records, duplicating copy records, deleting title and copy records, editing and duplicating title records; Overview of patron management in Admin (automated student extract via eSchoolData and staff extracts via Active Directory]; setup in Admin and in Destiny Discover's Discover Admin area; Circulation (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers.

99. Lockport City SD: Roy B. Kelley: Destiny Library Manager Initial Training for SLMS

Program: School Library Systems and Library Automation

Audience: Roy B. Kelley/Anna Merritt ES School Library Media Specialist

Dates: 8/23/2021

The School Library Media Specialist will be able to operate/use Destiny Library Manager in an efficient manner. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Overview of all Destiny Library Manager modules: Destiny Discover, Collections, Home, Dashboard, Catalog, Circulation, Reports, Admin and My Info. Registration, review of WNYRIC Library Automation Cooperative Service (CoSer), establishment of access for attendees to Destiny Library Manager; Overview of, logging into, navigating, and using help systems (online, on-page, Destiny Discover Help Center, Collections Help Center, Follett Community) in and associated with Destiny Library Manager; Searching for titles including by reading measures (Fountas & Pinnell, vendor-provided levels), copies, eBooks/audiobooks, web sites via WebPath Express, online databases via One Search in the Destiny Discover's standard and simplified search interfaces and in Destiny Back Office, and Open Educational Resources (Destiny Discover). Accessing the Destiny Discover Chrome Extension and the Destiny mobile apps (Destiny Discover mobile app [iOS and Android tablets and phones only, not yet Chromebooks]; Destiny Back Office mobile app [Android only at present]); Overview of patron empowerment/instructional features including reviews, My Stuff (transaction record, history), Collections (Destiny Discover) and resource lists (Back Office); Adding titles and copies to the catalog through copy cataloging (district records, Alliance Plus, Alliance AV and Z-sources), importing MARC records (including Titlewave integration options), editing copy records, duplicating copy records, deleting title and copy records. Circulation and Patrons: Overview of patron management in Back Office; setup in Admin and in Destiny Discover's Admin area; Circulation (check outs, check ins, renewals, holds, lost copies); Generating common library and patron reports. Questions and answers

100. WNYRIC Online Academy: Nearpod (Flipped Classroom Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/24/2021

Worth 2 PD Hours
Live Session on 8 24 21
Complete by 6 30 22
NearPod offers the ability to incorporate various multimedia activities and assessments into one asynchronous assignment. One of the more recent features is the ability to add interactive videos into NearPod, so that teachers can track student viewing and gauge student understanding of Flipped video content. This webinar can be viewed live on 8/24/21 at 10 AM, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

101. Frontier: New Staff Google Tools and Management

Program: CSLO/Model Schools In-District

Audience: Frontier New Staff

Dates: 8/24/2021

This workshop will help you understand how the workflow and organization are set up within Google and Google Drive. We will focus on the basics of Drive and how being organized within Drive will help you overall with Google Classroom use. We will also look at some of the other Google Apps for your classroom use/projects.