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1. Follow up Friday: Remote/Distance Learning Resources for ELLs- Collegial Circle

Program: L.I. RBERN

Dates: 4/10/2020

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This collegial-circle style discussion will provide an opportunity to hear about how the Remote/Distance Learning Resources for ELLs discussed on Tuesday 4/7/2020 are being implemented for ELLs by colleagues in the region.
If you didn't attend the "Tune in Tuesday" session, please review the recording at the following link so you're familiar with the tools we'll be discussing: https://www.esboces.org/Page/2805

2. Model Schools Workshop-BOCES Virtual Reference Collection

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/14/2020

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Are you looking for outstanding resources to do research with your students? Come explore many of the amazing databases that are available to you through the BOCES Virtual Reference Collection. Not only is there reference material but you will learn how to make citations using NoodleTools, seek guidance on careers, read e-books, find health and wellness information and so much more! Please bring your district user name and login information with you.

3. 'LIVE' Webinar - Setting Up Remote Structures to Support Remote Learners (Everyone K-12) presented by Asif Ullah

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Support Staff

Dates: 4/14/2020

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In the classroom, you have structures that keep the flow of learning going. You might have a Resource Table or a Help Board. What kinds of structures will support the flow of learning remotely? How can you provide your students with new norms that fit this new way of learning?

4. Grades PreK - 5 School Librarian Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 4/14/2020

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This is an opportunity for school librarians to meetup with each other and share distance learning lessons and discuss ways to reach those students that are unable to access the internet. This meeting will take place via Zoom. You will be emailed the link on Monday.

5. 'LIVE' Webinar - Facilitating Live Discussions Online, presented by Melissa Tolbert

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Everyone K-12

Dates: 4/14/2020

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How do you transfer the experience of facilitating a physical classroom to a digital one? Develop digital discussion protocols utilizing norms and establishing expectations. Establish avenues for students to meet in partners, groups, and as a whole class. Gain insights and tips for ensuring all voices are "heard."

6. Grades 6 - 12 School Librarian Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 4/14/2020

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This is an opportunity for school librarians to meetup with each other and share distance learning lessons and discuss ways to reach those students that are unable to access the internet. This meeting will take place via Zoom. You will be emailed the link on Monday.

7. 'LIVE' Webinar - Next Steps in Using Google Classroom (Everyone K-12) presented by Gina Vodola

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/14/2020

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You've mastered setting up your Classroom and posting assignments with Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides. What's next? Gain ideas and tips for using other Google Apps for Education like Jamboard, Keep, Drawing, etc. NOTE: Zoom Meeting link will be emailed to registrants the day prior.
Please join us this Tuesday to discuss designing an interactive flipped learning environment. We'll share several examples of our actual flipped lessons and give a tour of the google classroom from this year's Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadeship Training. Resources and digital tools for ELLs will be shared. You will receive zoom invitation prior to the meeting

9. 'LIVE' Webinar - Advanced Screencasting Applications, presented by Asif Ullah

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/14/2020

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If you have mastered the basics of screencasting, get ready to learn some more! Edit your screencasts, give students avenues for response, or take them on a virtual field trip. In this session we'll ofer you advanced tips, tricks and applications.

10. 'LIVE' Webinar - Designing Hyperlinked Rubrics (Part 1), presented by Christina Vowinkel

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Everyone (K-12)

Dates: 4/15/2020

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Do you use rubrics with your students to lay out clearly articulated expectations? Convert to remote learning by hyperlinking rubric criteria to learning activities available on the Web. This allows students to use the rubric to drive their learning activities!

11. Model Schools Workshop-Flipgrid ins and outs

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/15/2020

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Flipgrid is a wonderful, cross-platform application for students to create and share information. All they need is a device with a camera, a topic, and they can make an educational yet interactive video. In this workshop you'll learn how Flipgrid works, how to make your own, and tips and tricks on how to use it in your classroom.

12. Online-What to Look for When Assessing the Teaching of Writing: Keeping the NYS Next Generation Standards in Mind (K-8 Administrators and Teacher Leaders) Presented by Sarah Cordova

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-8 Administrators and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 4/15/2020

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The NYS Next Generation Standards have given teachers much to think about when it comes to effective and engaging writing instruction for their students. While teachers are aligning their curriculum and teaching practices to the NYS Next Generation Standards, administrators now have new elements of teaching and learning for which they are looking as well. This seminar will discuss on what administrators should focus on when they observe writing instruction in their K-8 grade classrooms. Administrators will leave the webinar feeling empowered and focused on what makes for the most successful and engaging writing classroom.

13. 'LIVE' Webinar - Using Screencasting to Clone Yourself - Introduction (Everyone K-12), presented by Asif Ullah

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/15/2020

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Screencasts allow us to provide direct instruction to students while also differentiating learning opportunities to meed individual student needs. Learn how to create your own screencasts to provide just-in-time learning for your students and personalize their learning experiences while connecting with them through your own videos that allow you to clone yourself.

14. Online-Helping Students Find Success Through Positive Self-Talk (Everyone K-12) Presented by Lisa Navarra

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Everyone K-12

Dates: 4/15/2020

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The ability to use positive self-talk has a direct impact on academic, behavioral and social-emotional development, particularly during these trying times. Explicitly teaching the cognitive skill of self-talk allows students the opportunity to control their thoughts so they can focus and reach their goals. This webinar will focus on: identifying proactive and reactive language; what the underlying meanings are; the importance and function of working memory; and, fixed and growth mindsets as they relate to thinking positively.

15. Frontline IEP New User Training

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 4/16/2020

This is a particularly beneficial, hands-on class for all new IEP Direct users. Cost: Free for districts participating in software support CO-SER. Districts that are not participating in software support CO-SER should contact us for cost information

16. Model Schools Liaison Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/16/2020

The focus of this meeting will be on the various ways to utilize your Model Schools days, various models that can be used by a Teacher Integration Specialist so they can work with your staff and students, scheduling your Model Schools days for the year, and equipment that can be borrowed. We strongly recommend someone from your district attend so you have the most up-to-date-information.

17. Model Schools Workshop-What's the HYPE about Hyperdocs?

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/16/2020

"�Have you heard about HyperDocs and wondered what all the hype is about? This session is an introduction to the concept of HyperDocs, creative, digital lesson that you can create using Google Apps for highly engaged lessons. Participants will walk away with multiple digital lessons they can use right away!

18. 'LIVE' Webinar - Setting Up Remote Structures to Support Remote Learners, presented by Asif Ullah

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/16/2020

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In the classroom, you have structures that keep the flow of learning going. You might have a Resource Table or a Help Board. What kinds of structures will support the flow of learning remotely? How can you provide your students with new norms that fit this way of learning?

19. Online-Introduction to Nearpod (K-12 Educators)

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/16/2020

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With the sudden need to develop online instruction, many educators are searching for a tool that will offer not only instruction, but also embedded assessment. Nearpod is a resource that offers both, with the ability for student responses to be reported to the teacher. This one-hour session will introduce Nearpod to participants and allow some guided practice as well.

20. Online-Strategies for Managing Stress and Overwhelm (K-12) Presented by Diane MacDonald

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/16/2020

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Internal and external stress has a significant impact on every dimension of our lives, our wellness and our mental health. In this webinar, we will explore the neuroscience involved with stress, learn the physiology of stress, and experience first-hand tools that support us to deal more effectively with stress and overload. All of the strategies can be easily incorporated into our own lives and the lives of our students.

21. Online-Practical Strategies for Co-Teaching From Home - Part 1 (K-12 Co-Teachers and Administrators) Presented by Beth Lakretz

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Co-Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 4/16/2020

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Learn concrete strategies for working in partnership from home! You will learn how to apply co-teaching models to your distance learning. This session is for people who have NOT taken How Co-Teachers Can Co-Teach Online.

22. 'LIVE' Webinar - Designing Hyperlinked Rubrics - Part 2, presented by Carrie Gentner

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/16/2020

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Delve deeper into rubric design that ensures academic rigor and empowers students to drive their learning. Learn do's and don'ts and strengthen your practice!

23. 'LIVE' Webinar - Leveraging Docs, Sheets and Slides for Virtual Collaboration (Everyone), presented by Gina Vodola

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/17/2020

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Experience three key Google Apps for virtual collaboration. Gain tips and tricks for using Docs, Sheets and Slides for engaging students in whole-group, small-group, and pairs. Understand the "why" for each to help your students engage with one another.

24. Online Introduction to "Newsela" (K-12 Educators) Presented by Virginia Harnischfeger

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/17/2020

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Looking for a resource which will allow the teacher to assign reading material that can be differentiated? "Newsela" might be what you are looking for! The resource not only offers recently published news articles from a variety of newspapers published throughout the United States, but these are categorized for you. Teachers have the ability to change the Lexile Level of the articles presented, and then assign to their students. Assessments matched to the articles are also available. This one-hour session will introduce "Newsela" to participants and, in addition, allow for some guided practice.

25. Online-Understand ADHD as a Performance Disorder Not a Motivational Disorder (K-12) Presented by Lisa Navarra

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/17/2020

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ADHD is considered to be a performance disorder that impacts approximately 6.1 Million children ages 4-17 (CDC.gov). Many students with ADHD have difficulty engaging in and maintaining their attention to a task. Their lack of performance can be misinterpreted as not being motivated. The condition is pervasive and affects all areas of development including academic, behavioral, and social-emotional growth. With a deeper level of understanding, educators will be able to teach more effectively and students' ability to remain focused and on-task will improve. In this webinar, participants will: gain perspective and understanding of ADHD from different stages of development from elementary to adulthood; learn what an invisible disability is; understand ADHD as a performance disorder and not a motivational disorder; and learn about the use of visual charts paired with actionable strategies.

26. 'LIVE' Webinar - Using Seesaw for Remote Learning (Everyone), presented by Carrie Gentner

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/17/2020

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Engage students and parents through the Seesaw App. Explore how it can be used to support student learning and customize activities for your students. Gain ideas for communicating and staying connected with your class during remote learning.
** Learning Technology participating districts only** In this session, you will: - learn how Flipgrid is used in the classroom - engage in a lesson using Flipgrid - create a grid and add topics in Flipgrid - find and copy a topic for a particular lesson / standard - create a Flipgrid to share with your students Find ways to empower #studentvoice in the classroom!

28. 'LIVE' Webinar - Using Nearpod to Engage Students in Learning (Everyone), presented by Asif Ullah

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/20/2020

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Nearpod is a powerful tool for presenting content to students. Not only does it allow you to screencast, but it offers features like embedded formative assessments as well. Explore this tool with us!

29. Additional 'Live" Webinar Immersing Students in a "How To" Unit of Study in Writing Workshop (Grades K-5) Presented by Sarah Cordova

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-5

Dates: 4/20/2020

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Success in writing is often tied to student's genre knowledge (or lack of) before they even put a pencil to paper. This seminar will give teachers of writing the opportunity to look at various How To mentor texts, create pre-writing activities, and review the Next Generation ELA Standards that guide our instruction.

30. 'LIVE' Webinar - Next Steps in Using Google Classroom (Everyone), presented by Gina Vodola

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 4/20/2020

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You've mastered setting up your Google Classroom and posting assignments with Doc Sheets, Forms, and Slides. What's next? Gain ideas and tips for using other Google Apps for Education like Jamboard, Keep Drawing, etc.

31. Additional 'Live' Webinar Positive Perception: Teaching Students to Persevere Through Challenges (Everyone K-12) Presented by Lisa Navarra

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Everyone K-12

Dates: 4/21/2020

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Many students easily apply the cognitive skills necessary to be successful academically, behaviorally and social-emotionally. However, many students who struggle with learning need to be taught explicitly how to acquire, access, and apply information taught with confidence. When students are unable to engage in strategic learning, they risk believing that assignments and social situations are too challenging to attempt or overcome. Their perception can influence their belief system to the degree that it becomes their reality. Student performance and self-concept benefits from identifying that they can manage their own perceptions, improve their academic, behavioral, and social-emotional skills. In this workshop participants will: understand perception as a cognitive skill; analyze how perception relates to learning; learn to manage the different perceptions of students; and, discover strategies to explicitly teach perception.

32. Additional 'Live' Webinar Differentiating Instruction for Distance Learning for Elementary Teachers (K-6 Teachers, Service Providers, Administrators) Presented by Beth Lakretz

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-6 Teachers, Service Providers, Administrators

Dates: 4/21/2020

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You will explore a handful of "simple" strategies to differentiate your content, process and product during online teaching. You will leave with something concrete to try.

33. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Understanding Mindfulness and Meditation (K-12) Presented by Diane MacDonald

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/22/2020

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We practice mindfulness to create a deeper self-awareness and improve our ability to move out from under the impacts of stress, overwhelm, anxiety, PTSD and other reactive states impacting our health. Brain science and mindfulness research has shown us that when we use the tools of mindfulness, including breath, movement, and meditation, we can powerfully enhance self-regulation, increase coping skills, manage our choices more productively, and improve attention, focus and concentration. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of why self-awareness is essential as well as easily integrated strategies and tools for their own lives and for use with students.

34. P16 - Frontline Listings & Selcts

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 4/22/2020

This is an extremely valuable class for IEP Direct users. A Listing is a query of the information/data that is stored in a student's document or record within the district's IEP Direct database. Cost: Free for districts participating in software support CO-SER. Districts that are not participating in software support CO-SER should contact us for cost information

35. OPALS User's Group Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 4/22/2020

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36. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar How to Set Up a Course Using Schoology (Grades 6-12) Presented by Emma Klimek

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 6-12

Dates: 4/22/2020

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Learn how to use this FREE ONLINE PLATFORM to provide instruction for students. Participants will learn how to upload their course, activities, assignments and even how to "meet with students" for a real-time online classroom meeting.

37. TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR MEETING - JOINT WITH NASSAU

Program: Regional Information Center

Dates: 4/23/2020

Annual joint Technology Director meeting with Nassau BOCES

38. Follett User's Group Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 4/23/2020

New & Easy ways to search Titlewave; Diversity Lists; Curriculum Alignment Team; Genre Services; What's new in 17.5; Destiny Discover updates; Lexile Code Collection; Spring clean-up in Destiny-Recon

39. Nassau/Suffolk Joint Technology Directors' Meeting

Program: Regional Information Center

Dates: 4/23/2020

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This month's agenda will focus on:
• Keynote presentation by Linnette Attai with a focus on data privacy and security in remote learning environments. For over 25 years, Linnette Attai has been building organizational cultures of compliance and guiding clients through the complex obligations governing data privacy, user safety, and marketing. As founder of the global compliance consulting firm PlayWell, LLC, Linnette provides strategic advising, with a focus on privacy and marketing regulation and industry self-regulation, compliance capacity-building, monetization models, and policy development. She serves as virtual chief privacy officer and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data protection officer to select clients across all sectors, is a recognized expert in the youth and education sectors, and speaks nationally on data privacy matters. Linnette is a TEDx speaker (April 2019) and the author of the books "Student Data Privacy: Building a School Compliance Program" published by Rowman & Littlefield (2018) and "Protecting Student Data Privacy: Classroom Fundamentals" (Summer 2019). A question and answer session is built into our time together.

40. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Virtual Classroom: "Narrative Nonfiction" Unit of Study in Writing Workshop (K-5) Presented by Sarah Cordova

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-5

Dates: 4/23/2020

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Success in writing is often related to student's genre knowledge (or lack of) before they even put a pencil to paper. This seminar will give teachers of writing the opportunity to look at various narrative nonfiction mentor texts, create pre-writing activities, and review the Next Generation ELA Standards that guide our instruction.

41. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar How to Explicitly Teach Positive Self-Talk to Students (Grades K-5) Presented by Presented by Lisa Navarra

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-5

Dates: 4/23/2020

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Positive self-talk also allows students to overcome challenges and reach their goals as they become active and critical thinkers. This webinar is a good follow up to the webinar, Helping Students Meet with Success Through Positive Self-Talk. Through the use of authentic children's literature such as, "Henry's Thoughts", students learn how to turn, "I can't" into "I CAN!" Webinar participants will: learn to use literature as a platform to model and teach the cognitive skill of self-talk; revise fixed mindsets to growth mindsets through positive self-talk; explore various approaches to teach positive self-talk to students; and, understand self-talk as a cognitive skill.

42. First-Year Superintendents Workshop - Working With the Media

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Superintendents

Audience: Superintendents

Dates: 4/24/2020

Presenters: Mr. John Hildebrand and Dr. Dennis O'Hara

43. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Understand ADHD as a Performance Disorder Not a Motivational Disorder (ENCORE) (K-12) Presented by Lisa Navarra

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/24/2020

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ADHD is considered to be a performance disorder that impacts approximately 6.1 Million children ages 4-17 (CDC.gov). Many students with ADHD have difficulty engaging in and maintaining their attention to a task. Their lack of performance can be misinterpreted as not being motivated. The condition is pervasive and affects all areas of development including academic, behavioral, and social-emotional growth. With a deeper level of understanding, educators will be able to teach more effectively and students' ability to remain focused and on-task will improve. In this webinar, participants will: gain perspective and understanding of ADHD from different stages of development from elementary to adulthood; learn what an invisible disability is; understand ADHD as a performance disorder and not a motivational disorder; and learn about the use of visual charts paired with actionable strategies.

44. District Data Coordinator Meeting - April 24, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 4/24/2020

April 24, 2020 District Data Coordinator Meeting

45. District Data Coordinator Turbo Meeting - April 24, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 4/24/2020

April 24, 2020 District Data Coordinator Turbo Meeting

46. Additional 'LIVE' WEbinar The Positivity Project (Everyone K-12) Presented by Diane MacDonald

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/24/2020

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Explore the neuroscience of gratitude, kindness and emotional IQ and how we can use these tools and strategies on a daily basis, especially during these very challenging times! Enriching our emotional IQ and attention to positivity is essential. It helps develop social-emotional skills both in school as well as at home as it supports wellness, mental health and social well-being.

47. Data Advisory Meeting - April 24, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 4/24/2020

April 24, 2020 Data Advisory Meeting

48. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar How Teachers Can Help Support Parents for Students With Disabilities (K-12) Presented by Diane Ripple

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/24/2020

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This webinar will provide educators with strategies and tools for supporting the parents of their students with disabilities at home. Participants will leave with ideas on how to make learning at home less stressful and more manageable for both parents and students.

49. Online-Promoting Wellness in Times of Uncertainty 30 Minute Sessions for 21 Days Presented by Project Presence

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Everyone K-12

Dates: 4/24/2020 to 5/14/2020

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In order to help individuals and communities feel supported and connected during this time of uncertainty, Family Integrated Consulting and Resources, INC and the Project Presence team developed a 21-day education and wellness program. This program includes access to daily live streams and recordings of previous and future broadcasts. The 30-minute sessions feature evidenced-based integrative mental health practices including mindfulness, guided imagery, Drawing/Journal Writing, movement, and Nutrition. We will be paying special attention to special issues that may arise during this time of uncertainty, including how to feel connected while practicing social distancing (actually physical distancing); self-care; our common humanity; worries, anxieties and fears; and finding meaning in ambiguous times. The sessions are intended to include psychoeducation and our live program provides an opportunity for interaction. Participants are encouraged to comment and ask questions and give feedback for use in subsequent programs. We'll post the videos here each day, along with resource guides. Program Includes





•21-day program via our online learning management system*





•Link to daily live stream





•Wellness and Resource Guide





•Digital Copy of Project Presence Emotional Check-in too! *Registrants will need to sign-up for access to Family Integrated Consulting and Resources, INC and the Project Presence team's Learning Management System. Access instructions will be emailed to registrants two days prior to the start date.

50. Model Schools Online Workshop-Google Add-ons and Extensions

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/27/2020 to 5/18/2020

While Google Drive and Chrome have many helpful features, sometimes it feels like something is missing. Well, there are many third party programs and apps that have been developed to enhance the experience. In these online classes, we will be exploring a number of useful Google Drive add-ons and Google Chrome Extensions that can be applied to a variety of subjects and classroom. Content/ Assignments will be posted on the first two sessions of each class. Note: Google Chrome and some GSuite experience is recommended
For Administrators-Implement Professional Learning Communities using Microsoft Teams and OneNote.

52. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Strategies for Managing Stress and Overwhelm (K-12) Presented by Diane MacDonald

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/27/2020

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Internal and external stress has a significant impact on every dimension of our lives, our wellness and our mental health. In this webinar, we will explore the neuroscience involved with stress, learn the physiology of stress, and experience first-hand tools that support us to deal more effectively with stress and overload. All of the strategies can be easily incorporated into our own lives and the lives of our students.
For Clerical- OneNote Staff Notebooks have a personal workspace for every staff member or teacher, a content library for shared information, and a collaboration space for everyone to work together, all within on powerful notebook. Use Teams & OneNote to organize, collaborate, and more.

54. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Autism Spectrum Disorders and Online Teaching (K-12) Presented by Diane Ripple

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/27/2020

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This webinar will educators to address the challenges students with Autism Spectrum Disorders face within online and home learning environments. Participants will leave with tools for implementing strategies to meet IEP goals.
This session is entirely in Spanish and is designed for Bilingual & Dual Language K-8 Teachers and Bilingual/Dual Language Administrators/Coordinators. Este entrenamiento provee a los participantes con estrategias y actividades en espanol para desarrollar la oralidad y la lectoescritura con estudiantes bilingües emergentes y aprendientes de espanol. La Dra. Lara guiará a los participantes involucrándolos en discusiones responsables y reflexiones acerca de prácticas efectivas, al mismo tiempo que se practicarán las habilidades lingüísticas y de lectura y escritura del docente. Los participantes recibirán una copia de su libro Toma la palabra!, un recurso fácil de seguir que podrán utilizar de inmediato en sus aulas duales. Note: Lunch is on your own so please plan accordingly.
Creating engaging and meaningful distance learning opportunities is our goal as we embark on this new journey. We will think together how to best teach read alouds from a distance. Crafting interactive read alouds to support character development can support a variety of reading skills including inference, interpretation, envisioning, etc. In this webinar, Lauren will focus on planning effective read alouds using listening prompts, turn-and-talks, stop-and-jots, and written responses to texts.

57. Additional 'LIVE' Webinar Restorative Practices: How to Host a Virtual Circle With Staff and Students (Grades 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, Service Providers) Presented by Dr. Tom Cavanagh

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, Service Providers

Dates: 4/28/2020

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Restorative Practices is aimed at building collaboration, respect, and positive behavior among students. In this session, participants will learn and experience how to host a virtual circle for students and staff.

58. **Online** DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT: 6 HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING Presented by Dr. Rita Stein

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification Courses

Audience: All educators, administrators, support staff seeking DASA certification

Dates: 4/28/2020 to 4/29/2020

ALL STUDENTS applying for New York State education certification must complete 6 hours of training regarding the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. ZOOM MEETING - Must have a computer with webcam and internet access Under the regulations of the Dignity for all Students Act (DASA) this training is needed so that professionals meet the Commissioner's Regulations for anyone applying for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license on or after January 1, 2014. Successful completion of this course will meet the certification requirements in 14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012. More information about the Dignity for All Students Legislation may be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/. The session will be interactive and informative. The following components will be covered in this course in preparing educational professionals for harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention: 1.Understanding the intent components, and operational definitions of the Dignity Act. 2.Developing sensitivity to the experience of specific student populations. 3.Understanding how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior, with a strong focus on the importance of social and emotional learning strategies. 4.Understanding bullying, harassment and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors. 5.Understanding diversity and multi-cultural environments and examining your own biases

59. Infinite Campus Work Session

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Audience: Infinite Campus Users

Dates: 4/29/2020

This is an open forum workshop where a limited amount of district participants can attend in our training lab to review topics/modules specific to their concerns and where additional support is needed. Districts can also work on projects in a lab setting with support from the help desk staff. Our help desk staff will be on hand to work with you to resolve or answer questions about Infinite Campus. Intended Audience - open
This presentation will introduce participants to NYSED's Culturally Responsive-Sustaining (CR-S) Education Framework. The framework was designed to support educators as they create learning environments that affirm cultural and linguistic diversity and promote inclusivity. The four principles will be defined and the significant role of library media specialists in fostering culturally responsive-sustaining educational communities will be discussed. Practical applications for providing appropriate supports and services to promote positive student outcomes will be provided. This workshop will fulfill the CTLE-ELL requirement.

62. LTG: Diving into Flipped Learning!

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 4/30/2020

** Learning Technology participating districts only** In this session, we "dive" into flipped learning and examine several tools (Screencastify, Screen Cast-O-Matic, Slides and Powerpoint) that can help "flip" your classroom. Flipping the classroom will not necessarily make your job any easier but it will: - allow you to differentiate instruction - increase student-to-student interaction - help you support struggling learners - allow homebound students access to learning materials - help you meet IEP goals by providing anytime/anywhere available content Join us as you create your own "flipped lesson" to take back to class. Bring a lesson plan to work on.

63. Considerations and Evaluations for MLL/ELLs

Program: L.I. RBERN

Audience: Pupil Personnel Service providers, those in charge of evaluating MLL/ELLs for special services, ENL/Bilingual teachers

Dates: 4/30/2020

In this interactive workshop, participants will work together to analyze the characteristics of language differences, language disabilities, and language deficits; current evaluation practices; appropriate evaluation and assessment tools, and RTI as a preventive model.

64. Online The Reading Brain Presented by Concetta Russo, Ed. D.

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: General and Special Education K-12 teachers, Psychologists, CSE Chairs, Administrators

Dates: 4/30/2020

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Kids growing up in the digital age have a different outlook on life and learning and technology is affecting the way they think and focus. This course will explore how technology influences a student's attention span, decision-making, reasoning, memory and ability to learn. Teachers taking the course will discuss how to integrate technology into lessons that will enhance student achievement while examining countermeasures to ease the influence of the negatives of technology that impede on student academic achievement.
This instructional course will focus on the applied classroom practice of differentiated instruction theory. Teachers will research and evaluate the specific methodologies of differentiation in terms of organization and management, and modify and or design lessons relevant to their specific content area and grade level. Specific elements of differentiation covered in the course include tired lesson planning, homework choice boards, flexible grouping, project based-leaning, formative assessment, and other facets in consideration of student learning styles, interest, or readiness level.
The number of homeless, or displaced, students has been consistently increasing over the past several years. In fact, in NYC alone, that number has reached a record high where nearly 1 in 10 students have been considered homeless at some point. Understandably, this living situation can have an extreme impact on a child's education. This course will discuss a topical overview of the McKinney-Vento Act as it relates to the classroom, common misconceptions of the definition of homelessness, some of the challenges that displaced students face, tips to communicate with the families of displaced students, and strategies to accommodate for this group's diverse academic needs.

68. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY: Effective Feedback

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/1/2020 to 5/31/2020

An important aspect of successful classroom instruction is the teacher's ability to give effective feedback to his or her students. This course will explore the various methods and techniques of feedback, types of feedback including oral and written, and the use of adjusting feedback practices for the different types of learners.
This course is designed for both the regular education teacher and the special education teacher. Participants will focus on how to provide brain-based instruction for students with learning disabilities in the regular education and special education classroom. Teachers will learn how to plan for their instruction to provide for cognitive strategy instruction allowing students with special needs the opportunity to "learn how to learn." In addition, behavior modification strategies that work to limit student frustration and increase participation and motivation will be addressed. Overall participants will exit the course with a better understanding of how to create and modify lessons with their special education students in mind.

70. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY: Managing the Culturally Responsive Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/1/2020 to 5/31/2020

As cultural diversity increases in our schools - it is imperative that we adjust the way in which we manage our classrooms. In a comprehensive, and practical course participant will learn how why today's classrooms are best managed through valuing culturally responsive engagement and what they can do in their classrooms for both students and teachers to flourish. Participants will begin by reflecting upon their current management styles and will begin to implement changes that support students of all cultural backgrounds. Several specific strategies and techniques will be introduced for a variety of classroom environments and situations. Highlights will include how to modify response to student behavior, reward systems, small and whole group communication skills, enhancing parent-teacher collaboration and student-teacher communication to name a few. All strategies will be implemented and then shared among all participants and instructor for detailed feedback and suggestions.

71. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY: The Good & Bad of Social Media

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/1/2020 to 5/31/2020

This course focuses on the social, physical and academic impact of social media on our students, their well-being and their learning. We will analyze and evaluate the role of social media today and its impact on teens in order to discover ways to link popular medias and apps with both academic and personal success. The course will study both the positive and negative roles social media plays in kids' lives, as well as educate educators on how to utilize this type of technology in our classrooms to foster meaningful learning. In addition to strategies and technology that supports both educators and students, a timely and valuable benefit of this course will help educate and better protect students on the dangers of social media while focusing on the positive connections to their education.

72. Building a Stronger Foundation for Completing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated Application Presented by Rose Peppe

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Building and District Administrators

Dates: 5/6/2020

Incorporate storytelling into your curriculum with Book Creator by using print, photos, videos, music, recordings, and other multimedia elements. There will be specific examples provided to jumpstart ideas. *Book Creator has a free version

74. PowerSchool PowerScheduler Workshop w/Gerry Mullady

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/6/2020

This is a scheduling workshop
For Administrators- Strategies, best practices, and case studies related to flipping Professional Learning.
For Clerical- Office Add-ins extends the functionality of Office applications. Learn how you can use add-ins to extend and interact with Office applications as well as how to customize your Office Add-ins.

77. **FREE** Online From Social-Emotional Learning to Mental Health: Addressing a Crisis in Our Schools Presented by Bill Daggett, Ed. D., Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, School Counselors, Social Workers, School Psychologists

Dates: 5/11/2020

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78. Model Schools Workshop-Scratch Day

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/12/2020

This workshop is for educators who want to learn more about using Scratch for creative computational thinking in the classroom. Mix creativity with critical thinking, problem solving skills and even mathematical skills. Most importantly, enable students to learn these concepts in a meaningful and motivating way. This workshop will include basics of using Scratch 3.0, ways to use it in the classroom, and demonstration of using hardware such as Makey Makey and Microbit with Scratch.

80. PowerSchool End of Year Preparation Workshop 5/13/20

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/13/2020

This workshop will allow the participants work in our computer lab with the PowerSchool support staff. The staff members will be there to answer questions and assist with the necessary preparations prior to the EOY process.

81. **Online** DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT: 6 HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING Presented by Dr. Karen Siris

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification Courses

Audience: All educators, administrators, support staff seeking DASA certification

Dates: 5/13/2020 to 5/14/2020

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ZOOM MEETING - Must have a computer with webcam and internet access ALL STUDENTS applying for New York State education certification must complete 6 hours of training regarding the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Under the regulations of the Dignity for all Students Act (DASA) this training is needed so that professionals meet the Commissioner's Regulations for anyone applying for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license on or after January 1, 2014. Successful completion of this course will meet the certification requirements in 14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012. More information about the Dignity for All Students Legislation may be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/. The session will be interactive and informative. The following components will be covered in this course in preparing educational professionals for harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention: 1.Understanding the intent components, and operational definitions of the Dignity Act. 2.Developing sensitivity to the experience of specific student populations. 3.Understanding how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior, with a strong focus on the importance of social and emotional learning strategies. 4.Understanding bullying, harassment and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors. 5.Understanding diversity and multi-cultural environments and examining your own biases

83. Frontline IEP New User Training

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/14/2020

This is a particularly beneficial, hands-on class for all new IEP Direct users. Cost: Free for districts participating in software support CO-SER. Districts that are not participating in software support CO-SER should contact us for cost information

84. Liaison Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 5/15/2020

Professional learning share out. 9 breakout sessions led by librarians.

85. New Personnel Administrators Collegial Circle Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Personnel Administrators Council: Professional Dev

Audience: Human Resources Personnel Administrators Only

Dates: 5/15/2020

Collegial Circle meeting for new administrators in new positions, three years or less, or new to district.

86. P16 Frontline Custom Documents & Letters

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/15/2020

Cost: Free for districts participating in software support CO-SER. Districts that are not participating in software support CO-SER should contact us for cost information

90. *District Data Coordinator Turbo Meeting - May 19, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/19/2020

May 19, 2020 District Data Coordinator Turbo Meeting

91. District Data Coordinator Meeting - May 19, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 5/19/2020

May 19, 2020 District Data Coordinator Meeting

93. Building Capacity Around The Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards in Grades 3-8 Presented by Diana Kolhoff

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Teachers in Grades 3-8, including Algebra in 8th; Math Chairs

Dates: 5/21/2020

95. LTG: Pump Up the Volume! Amplify Student Voice!

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/22/2020

**Learning Technology participating districts only** In this workshop learn about ways to "pump up your students' volume" and amplify student voice. You will participate in different ways to gather and assess student voice to: - impact oral fluency - encourage participation - provide opportunities for ALL learners including ELLs and SwDs Bring your own device and a lesson to transform! We will be examining tools like Verso Learning, Flipgrid, Voki, Screencastify and Vocaroo.

96. Infinite Campus User Meeting with State Reporting Updates

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Audience: Open

Dates: 5/22/2020

User Meeting: An open-forum conversation with district users, ESBOCES Infinite Campus help desk members, and the Custom Computer representatives designed to create communication about new Campus features, and promote district collaboration by sharing ideas. State Reporting Portion: This class will cover data entry points, generating reports and extracts to verify the accuracy of the state reporting data entered. This workshop is intended for those who enter data into Infinite Campus in order to generate the SIR extract files. We will review data entry points and extracts and discuss any issues and concerns involved with this process, as well as upcoming changes & requirements.

97. TURBO MEETING Infinite Campus User Meeting with State Reporting Updates

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Audience: Open

Dates: 5/22/2020

User Meeting: An open-forum conversation with district users, ESBOCES Infinite Campus help desk members, and the Custom Computer representatives designed to create communication about new Campus features, and promote district collaboration by sharing ideas. State Reporting Portion: This class will cover data entry points, generating reports and extracts to verify the accuracy of the state reporting data entered. This workshop is intended for those who enter data into Infinite Campus in order to generate the SIR extract files. We will review data entry points and extracts and discuss any issues and concerns involved with this process, as well as upcoming changes & requirements.
** Learning Technology participating districts only** In this session, we explore project-based learning using Google tools to design and build lessons that can be brought back to the classroom. Tools will include Google Drive, Jamboard, Workbench and others. Educators will have opportunities to explore different technologies as they engage in hands-on activities. A G Suite for Education account is required for this activity. If you do not have one, one will be provided for you to participate.

100. DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (DASA): 6 HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING Presented by Dr. Rita Stein

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification Courses

Audience: Educators, Administrators, Support Staff seeking DASA Certification

Dates: 5/27/2020

ALL STUDENTS applying for New York State education certification must complete 6 hours of training regarding the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Under the regulations of the Dignity for all Students Act (DASA) this training is needed so that professionals meet the Commissioner's Regulations for anyone applying for an administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service certificate or license on or after January 1, 2014. Successful completion of this course will meet the certification requirements in �14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012. More information about the Dignity for All Students Legislation may be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/. The session will be interactive and informative. The following components will be covered in this course in preparing educational professionals for harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention: 1.Understanding the intent components, and operational definitions of the Dignity Act. 2.Developing sensitivity to the experience of specific student populations. 3.Understanding how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior, with a strong focus on the importance of social and emotional learning strategies. 4.Understanding bullying, harassment and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors. 5.Understanding diversity and multi-cultural environments and examining your own biases.

101. TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR MEETING

Program: Regional Information Center

Dates: 5/29/2020

May Technology Director meeting