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1. Online - Ongoing - 12/1/2020-6/1/2021 Keys to Literacy Asynchronous Training Option 1: Key Comprehension Routine Grades 4-12

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 4-12 Educators

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 2/5/2021

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This online course is aligned with the training book for The Key Comprehension Routine: Grades 4-12. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 13.5 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. It is designed for use with The Key Comprehension Routine training book. Course participants complete "use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

2. Online - Ongoing - 12/1/2020-6/1/2021 Keys to Literacy Asynchronous Training Option 2: Key Vocabulary Routine Grades 3-12

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 3-12 Educators

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 2/5/2021

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This online course is aligned with the training book for The Key Vocabulary Routine. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 9.5 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete "use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

3. Online - Ongoing - 12/1/2020-6/1/2021 Keys to Literacy Asynchronous Training Option 3: Keys to Content Writing Grades 3-12

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 3-12 Educators

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 2/5/2021

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This online course is aligned with the training book for Keys to Content Writing. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 14 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete "use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

4. Online - Ongoing 12/1/20-1/29/2021 - New Evaluators of Teachers Initial Certification Training ~ Presented by Emma Klimek

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 12/1/2020

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This online training is designed for lead evaluators who are required to be trained in the nine elements outlined by the New York State regulations regarding teacher evaluation. This course is conducted online. It is a self-paced course with opportunities to participate in live video chats as well as live presentations. The training has eight modules which covered the required elements stipulated in the regulations. The modules will as participants to view videos, review articles, post to a bulletin board and/or wiki as well as submit assignments. Completion of all of the required elements of this training will provide the participant evidence of training to submit to the appropriate authority in the participant's district for approval as a Lead Evaluator. Eight (8) Modules 1. Introduction 2. Research on Teacher Effectiveness 3. Seven Teaching Standards 4. Cognitive Engagement 5. Evidence Based Observation and Teacher Observation Rubrics 6. APPR and Growth 7. SLOs 8. Inter-rater Reliability

5. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY : Embracing Diversity

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 12/31/2020

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In this course participants will gain a thorough understanding and respect for racial and multicultural diversity as it relates to education, family life, specific customs, and community. As our society becomes more and more diverse it is especially important for educators in all areas of education to have knowledge about various cultures in order to ensure that we can work with these students effectively and help them to become successful learners. Additionally, participants will learn ways to infuse cultural diversity into their classroom environment so that all students are welcome, feel comortable, and confident within the learning environment.

6. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY : Overview of Learning Disabilities

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 12/31/2020

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The rise of learning disabilities seen in students has been seen throughout all levels and subject areas and the skill to understand, assess and develop lessons for learning are of paramount importance for educators. The prognosis, treatments and research surrounding learning disabilities in this course will promote strategies teachers may use to encourage success in students with disorders that affect spoken and written language, mathematical calculations, coordinate movements, and direct attention. Teachers will exit the course with an understanding and ability of how to create/modify lessons geared towards children with learning disabilities so that all students within their classroom settings learn and show progress.
An educator's classroom includes a di- verse group of pupils, which will consist of LGBTQ students. Families of LGBTQ students expect and deserve a fair and safe learning environment for their children to learn. Educators know that in order for meaningful learning to take place, all students must feel safe and supported in the school community. This is especially true for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, or are questioning their sexuality. Statewide legislation such as DASA and provisions under the federal law, Title IX do protect LGBTQ pupils, however, the true impact begins from a compassionate and informed teacher. As an advocate, a teacher renders a tremendous difference on students who are struggling with their identities. Ultimately this course will inform teachers how to work with parents, administrators, support staff and LGBTQ students to promote a safe, respectful learning environment.

8. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY : The Tween & Teenager's Mind Being an Educator with Kids Today

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 12/31/2020

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Our middle school and high school students today are raised in a culture different than what many of us were raised in. The result is a generation of ‘Gen Z' kids who have a different mindset. This course will dive into what it means to be Gen Z, how that impacts relationships, education and life outlook. This course will look at the factors that impact these tweens and teens such as economics, different types of households, social media, etc. We will study the bi- ology of the developing teen mind and the stages of development to further understand the behaviors we see in our classrooms. Comparing ‘nature vs. nurture' and using strategies like Mindfulness and quality class- room practices will enhance student relationships and promote a positive environment that prompts learning and social-emotional development is our goal.

9. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY: Effects of the Mind Body Connection

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 12/31/2020

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The "Mind-Body Connection” has a profound effect on an individual's learning. The mind-body connection can be explained as the physical and mental connection between our existence and how we perceive the world. Some researchers believe that the mind is a result of electrical activity in the brain. Others believe the mind exists outside of the body and affects the brain, causing the electromagnetic activity that we can observe with technology. This course will focus on Con- temporary Mind-body Perspectives, the Emotion's Effect on the body, how the mind and body are functionally inseparable, how thought affects physiology, how to harness the power of positive attitude, unconscious and conscious awareness, responsibility and creative intelligence, core beliefs and seed thoughts, emotion and the body's language, mental projections and expectations, interpersonal versus intrapersonal communication, body messages, technological feedback, brain- body integration, how the brain and body communicate, the stress response, the relaxation response, the subconscious mind and behavior, how exercise, physical fitness, nutrition and sleep affect learning, how a healthy body fosters a healthy mind, and how to improve the capacity to learn.

10. LILIE ONLINE IN SERVICE ONLY: STEM and the New Generation

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/1/2020 to 12/31/2020

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The new Common Core State Standards have placed a great emphasis on Mathematics and English Language Arts. Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering achievement in the United States has received greater attention as the nation continues to be a major competitor in the world economy and in the research and development of new technologies. This course provides a general overview of the three initiatives that will drive the curriculum across all areas of K-12 education. The course starts with an overview and a brief history of STEM initiatives as well as the reasons why these subject areas are critical to the success of American students. Participants will examine the most recent college readiness reports based upon student performance in various benchmark indicators and will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of these critical areas and their role in the Com- mon Core Learning Standards. Participants will have an opportunity to conduct in-depth analysis and review of the Next Generation Science Standards and how these will direct K-12 education in the 21st century. Participants will also research and utilize STEM resources and lesson plans for their own classrooms. During the course, a pedagogical analysis of STEAM and STEM standards will permit participants to examine how courses in the Arts content areas can complement and support STEM education to further prepare students for college and competitive careers.

11. Personnel Administrators Council Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Personnel Administrators Council: Professional Dev

Audience: Human Resources Personnel Administrators Only

Dates: 12/1/2020

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Regular meeting for Human Resources Personnel Administrators Only - December 1, 2020.

12. 'Live' Online - Effective Assessment Practices in a Hybrid and/or Remote Learning Environment (K-5) Presented by Dr. Anne Rullan

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-5 Classroom Teachers

Dates: 12/1/2020

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This two hour workshop will provide participants the tools needed to effectively assess student learning. The workshop will begin with an overview of the range of assessments needed to support a robust curriculum. Participants will learn to match assessment strategies to the hybrid/remote learning environment that align to learning outcomes. Emphasis will be on formative assessments to provide checkpoints of meaningful evidence of student learning. Additionally, strategies to support academic integrity specific to distance learning will be examined. Formats of data collection will be explored through the use of a variety of digital platforms such as Google Apps, Zoom, Twitter, ScreenCastify, FlipGrid, etc.

13. Grades 6 - 12 School Librarian Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/2/2020

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We will be discussing how the reopening plans for you district have been going and what we at SLS can do to help you. This is an opportunity for school librarians to meetup with each other and share distance learning lessons and discuss ways to reach your students. This meeting will take place via Zoom. You will be emailed the link the afternoon before the meeting.

14. 2020 Virtual Long Island Technology & Education Summit-EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES DISTRICTS ONLY

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/2/2020 to 12/16/2020

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Western Suffolk, Nassau and Eastern Suffolk BOCES invite all K-12 educators to participate in our VIRTUAL conference, LITES BYTES, this year! The format may have changed for this year, but we have planned another great conference on a virtual platform. The focus of this conference is to promote the use of technologies to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and imagination in the classroom. The Long Island Technology & Education Summit is a platform for sharing new ideas, innovations, trends and will highlight how schools and educators, from across Long Island, are leveraging technology to enhance learning. This highly regarded annual conference has grown into a premier event for Long Island educators. The conference will include three afternoons of sharing ideas and best practices that encourage educationally sound pedagogy.

December 2, 2020- 3:30pm - 5:30pm



• Featuring our Keynote Speaker Adam Bellow and friends... a panel discussion



• Podolski Technology Teacher and Technology Administrator Awards

December 9, 2020- 3:30pm - 5:30pm



• Featuring multiple breakout sessions from which to choose

December 16, 2020- 3:30pm - 5:30pm



• Featuring multiple breakout sessions from which to choose
Making Connections for ELLs: Strategies for Engaging Students in Remote/Hybrid Learning Environments and Prioritizing Learning Standards for ELL Instruction. The Model Schools Technology Integration Specialist will present an overview of the Stoplight Dashboards created by Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Data Bank Services. Participants will also be introduced to the digital tools available through the consortium. Online collaboration strategies that allow teachers to engage students in creative units of study will be discussed. The technology tools to be explored as options to support remote/hybrid instruction for ELLs will include: GSuite, Microsoft 365, Screencast-o-matic, Nearpod with ELL Library, Flocabulary, and more.
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for ELA and Social Studies Participants will examine best practices and tools within their unique instructional settings. Emphasis will be placed on creating an "ecosystem” that integrates their most essential tools and protocols for effective and engaging delivery of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Social Studies topics and standards.

17. Passport for Good Webinar

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/3/2020

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Recognizing, Measuring and Celebrating Student Equity in Today's Environment Contact Elaine Conlin for additional information 631-844-5750

18. 'Live' Online-DYSLEXIA: What IT IS and What to Do About It 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: 12/3/2020 to 12/16/2020

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This two-day workshop will cover the following topics:


•The definition of dyslexia


•The different types of dyslexia


•The current research of dyslexia and the brain


•The differences between the dyslexic and non-dyslexic brain


•How the brain reads


•The new law on dyslexia


•The assessment of dyslexia


•The different Orton-Gillingham treatments programs for dyslexia

19. Library Leadership Academy: Choice Boards for School Librarians

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/3/2020

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Learn how to create and use choice boards for more than a culminating project! These boards can be used in person or virtually and give your students a more active role in their learning.

20. Curriculum Council Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

Dates: 12/4/2020

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Monthly Curriculum Council meeting.

21. PowerSchool Virtual Fall User Meeting

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/4/2020

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Zoom meeting for Long Island school districts using PowerSchool.

22. 'Live' Online - Creating a Culture of Care: How to Implement Restorative Justice/Practices in Your School and/or School District Presented by Adele Bovard

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: District Teams of 5 are preferred, consisting of: Principals; Assistant Principals; School Counselors; School Psychologists; Social Workers; Teacher Leader and/or central office administrator

Dates: 12/4/2020 to 2/1/2021

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Participants will leave the six half-day trainings with the knowledge, skills, and resources to facilitate and lead the implementation of a culture of care based on restorative justice principles and practices. Participants will successfully complete 16 modules constituting the training: 1. Relationships 2. Basic principles 3. Collegial relationships 4. Teacher-student relationships 5. Restorative conversations 6. Community circles 7. Restorative circles 8. Brief restorative conversations for administrators, deans, and counselors - Brief restorative interventions: Referral-based problem solving tools for administrators, deans, and counselors. 9. Classroom conference circles 10. Pre-conference 11. Conference 12. Agreement 13. Stages of Implementation - (1) Needs Assessment ( 2) Capacity Building (3) Sustainability. 14. Blending Together Current Practices with Restorative Justice 15. Culturally sustainable restorative practices 16. Action plan - Using the process of Appreciative Inquiry, identify what steps could be taken to move the school system from it is now to where it could ideally in order to create a Culture of Care based on Restorative practices.

23. Scaffolding for ELLs

Program: L.I. RBERN

Dates: 12/7/2020

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In this session, teachers of English language learners (ELLS) will learn how to support ELLs who are learning core content in English. Participants will explore how to scaffold all parts of a lesson including introducing a lesson, building background knowledge, and supporting vocabulary development. Active participation and engagement is expected of all participants and necessary in order to increase student learning.

24. Scaffolding for ELLs**Andrew Muller Primary School-ONLY**

Program: L.I. RBERN

Dates: 12/7/2020

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In this session, teachers of English language learners (ELLS) will learn how to support ELLs who are learning core content in English. Participants will explore how to scaffold all parts of a lesson including introducing a lesson, building background knowledge, and supporting vocabulary development. Active participation and engagement is expected of all participants and necessary in order to increase student learning. This listing is for Andrew Muller Primary School staff only.
Tentative Agenda:
- Directors' Update
- SIFE Bridges Curriculum: Updates and Training Opportunities
- NYSRBERN OnDemand
- PLC Discussions
1. Conducting Observations During Hybrid and Remote Learning
2. Progress Monitoring
3. Conducting Parent Conferences Remotely
4. SIFE
5. Self-Care for the ELL Services Administrator
With the recent changes to the NYSED requirements in reporting the courses your instructional staff is teaching, it is necessary to ensure that your staff is teaching within their certification area. This workshop will explore how to identify and correct errors before they are publicly reported on your district's New York State School Report Card.

• Learn how to identify when staff is teaching out of certification

• Learn how to quickly identify which course codes are eligible for a certification code

• Understand your course description as compared to the State course number you assigned

• Understand the process to correct course codes

• Learn the process to receive a waiver for a teacher who is teaching out of certification

• Learn how to submit an appeal to NYSED when a teacher is appropriately teaching within their certification

27. Vendor Showcase - eSchoolData

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/8/2020

Eastern Suffolk BOCES is happy to invite you to participate in a virtual Student Management Vendor Showcase. Each of our 5 Student Management System vendors will present a one hour session highlighting the most useful and interesting features of the product.

28. Vendor Showcase - SchoolTool

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/8/2020

Eastern Suffolk BOCES is happy to invite you to participate in a virtual Student Management Vendor Showcase. Each of our 5 Student Management System vendors will present a one hour session highlighting the most useful and interesting features of the product.

29. Vendor Showcase - PowerSchool

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/8/2020

Eastern Suffolk BOCES is happy to invite you to participate in a virtual Student Management Vendor Showcase. Each of our 5 Student Management System vendors will present a one hour session highlighting the most useful and interesting features of the product.

30. Vendor Showcase - Infinite Campus

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/8/2020

Eastern Suffolk BOCES is happy to invite you to participate in a virtual Student Management Vendor Showcase. Each of our 5 Student Management System vendors will present a one hour session highlighting the most useful and interesting features of the product.

31. Vendor Showcase - Synergy

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/8/2020

Eastern Suffolk BOCES is happy to invite you to participate in a virtual Student Management Vendor Showcase. Each of our 5 Student Management System vendors will present a one hour session highlighting the most useful and interesting features of the product.

32. Library Leadership Academy: MLA 8 Citations

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/8/2020

This program will look at MLA 8 and how it differs from previous MLA citation styles. We will discuss why these differences came about and how they are geared to better serve us in the information age. We will also discuss students' perceptions of the citation process (it's not just about plagiarism) and how we can guide them to better understand the value of citing. Presented by Fabio Montella, Assistant Professor of Library Services at Suffolk County Community College. A graduate of Stony Brook University and LIU, Fabio has translated his passion for history and research into the realm of information literacy. Fabio adheres to the ACRL's Framework for Information literacy and incorporates these core ideas into his classroom instruction.

33. DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT: 6 HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING Presented by Karen Siris

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification Courses

Audience: Anyone seeking DASA certification

Dates: 12/8/2020 to 12/9/2020

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 "½14(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 to prepare 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.

34. Liaison Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/9/2020

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE: MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Melissa Jacobs, Director of Library Services, NYC Department of Education/NYC School Library System Join Melissa Jacobs for an update on school library services during Covid-19. Learn how NYC school librarians transitioned from in-school practices to blended learning using the Translation of Practice, how librarians implemented the Reopening School Libraries Plan, and how a pivot to online resources ensured school librarians were recognized as an essential partner in connecting students with vetted content. Reexamining the Stories We Tell: A Collaborative Approach Between the Long Island Museum and Pulaski Street School When the pandemic hit, schools and museums had to pivot from traditional ways of educating students. During this time of reflection about how to continue serving schools from a distance, the Long Island Museum (LIM) also took time to assess their program content in order to better examine underrepresented stories and voices. Knowing collaborations often bring about the best results, Kristin Cuomo (Senior Museum Educator, LIM) and Lisa Unander (Director of Education, LIM) met with Amelia Estevez Creedon (School Media Specialist, Pulaski Street School) for guidance about the needs of School Media Specialists and Librarians and the role they play in their schools. Together they modeled a museum program that addresses Literacy, Social Justice, Citizenship, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Culturally Responsive Sustaining (CR-S) Principles. The resulting program, Vehicles for Change: Elizabeth Jennings and the Fight for Equality on NYC's Streetcars, uses the lens of transportation to explore these curriculum goals through an interactive and thought provoking virtual visit to the carriage galleries at the museum. PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE: MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

35. SLS Council Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/9/2020

Agenda and Zoom information will be emailed to you

36. Infinite Campus Calendar Roll and Schedule Prep

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Audience: Campus Admins and Master Schedulers

Dates: 12/9/2020

Infinite Campus Calendar Roll and Schedule Prep
Session II: Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for ELA and Social Studies Participants will examine best practices and tools within their unique instructional settings. Emphasis will be placed on creating an "ecosystem” that integrates their most essential tools and protocols for effective and engaging delivery of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Social Studies topics and standards.

38. 'Live' Online - The Bridge to Equity Presented by Natalie McGee

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, Support Staff and Classified Staff

Dates: 12/9/2020

Through a process of critical reflection on culture, participants will be better able to identify their own bias and identify hidden barriers to inclusion. Tools will be used to understand cultural knowledge at the individual and school level. Participants will have an opportunity to engage in courageous conversations around issues that emerge in diverse environments. This session will provide an overview of the equity through cultural proficiency approach by examining: ...Why equity through cultural proficiency is necessary as a shared priority, ...What is needed to experience cultural proficiency at the individual and organizational level, and ...How we might ensure a common language and common understanding of the tools necessary for the work

39. 'Live' Online-Differentiating Instruction in the Virtual World Presented by Beth Lakretz

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators and Support Staff

Dates: 12/10/2020

This workshop is for teachers in any setting. We will explore a handful of practical strategies to differentiate your content and process and product during online teaching. You will leave with something concrete to try.

40. FREE 'Live' Online Using Inclusive, Affirming Language in Educational Settings Presented by Michael Chiappone, LCSW

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Educators, Administrators and Support Staff

Dates: 12/10/2020

This workshop will cover the importance of language used by educators and students in a classroom setting. Words have great significance. We will explore how using words that are affirming and inclusive will create a safe learning environment for all students. Language norms and biases will be examined and challenged.

41. 'Live' Online Effective Assessment Practices in a Hybrid and/or Remote Learning Environment (6-12) Presented by Dr. Anne Rullan

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 6-12 Classroom Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2020

This two hour workshop will provide participants the tools needed to effectively assess student learning. An overview of the range of assessments needed to support a robust curriculum will be shared. Participants will learn to match assessment strategies to the learning remote learning environment that align to learning outcomes. Emphasis will be on formative assessments to provide checkpoints of meaningful evidence of student learning. Additionally, strategies to support academic integrity specific to distance learning will be examined. Formats of data collection will be explored through the use of a variety of digital platforms such as Google Suite, Zoom, Twitter, ScreenCastify, FlipGrid, etc.

42. Library Leadership Academy: Choice Boards Part 2 for School Librarians

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/10/2020

After learning what choice boards are and how to use them, participants will have time to create their own! We will work together to create at least one board with nine different activities that can be implemented. This is where we put theory into practice and get creative! It is highly recommended you attend Choice Boards Part 1 prior to attending this workshop.

• Overview of Improvement Support and Oversight
• Target Districts
• Newly Identified TSI Schools Needs Assessment
• Newly Identified TSI Schools Improvement Planning

44. 'Live' Online-Introduction to the 18 Task Models for GHGII and USHG Multiple Choice Questions Presented by Virginia Harnischfeger

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 9, 10, 11 Social Studies Educators; Social Studies Chairs

Dates: 12/14/2020

This session is designed for teachers who are interested in learning the formats that are used for multiple choice questions on the GHG II and the USHG Framework Regents exams. Teachers will be introduced to the 18 Task Models and will be given some practice time to create questions for their courses.

45. 'Live' Online-Accommodations and Modifications Made Simple Presented by Diane Ripple

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 12/15/2020

Do you have questions about accommodations and modifications? Are they just two words for the same thing? Are they different, and if so, how? How can each of them support student's learning while keeping them in the least restrictive environment? If you've wondered about one or more of these questions, this workshop will provide the answers! Applying this topic to the virtual classroom will be discussed.
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for Science and Mathematics Participants will continue to explore the various ways to create a learning "ecosystem” that uses technology to engage students in their remote/hybrid learning experiences. Emphasis will be placed on Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Science and Mathematics. to enhance ELL students' understanding of math and science concepts.

47. 'Live' Online - SECONDARY TEACHER COLLEGIAL CIRCLE: Effective Hybrid/Remote Instruction/Learning for Grades 6-12 Presented by Dr. Anne Rullan

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 6-12 Educators

Dates: 12/15/2020 to 4/20/2021

Let's draw upon each other's experiences and knowledge! Participants in this collegial circle will meet for five sessions to discuss any issues or concerns that secondary teachers may be experiencing in hybrid/remote instruction. Participants will share ideas and opinions on what is working well. Each session will focus on a topic based on the groups' interests and needs. Topics may include, but are not limited to: assessment, participation, academic integrity, communication, and culture as related to a hybrid and/or remote/virtual environment.

48. Library Leadership Academy: APA 7 Citations

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/15/2020

In October 2019, the American Psychological Association (APA) published the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual, which replaced the 6th edition published in 2009. In this program, we will look at some of the more prominent changes to the APA format, why they came about, and discuss how these changes impact student and professional practices. In addition, we will address some of the perceptions that students may have of citation practices. Presented by Fabio Montella, Assistant Professor of Library Services at Suffolk County Community College.

49. 'Live' Online - How to be an Instructional Leader in REMOTE AND IN-PERSON Learning Environments Presented by Peter DeWitt, Ed.D.

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 District and Building Administrators

Dates: 12/16/2020

Instructional leadership is one of the most researched forms of leadership, but very little practical insight into how to implement it exists, and many leaders struggle to put it into practice. When COVID-19 hit in 2020 instructional leadership became much more difficult to implement because leaders were separated remotely from teachers and students. Peter will take the research behind instructional leadership, as well as the research he did with hundreds of teacher and students during the pandemic, and dive deeper into six areas that he found is crucial to practices that lead to instructional leadership. That deeper dive involves breaking instructional leadership into six distinct parts, which are implementation, focus 4 learning, instructional strategies, student engagement, efficacy, and evaluation of impact. Leaders need to understand these six areas of instructional leadership, but also need to be provided with time to consider practical ways to implement each one, which also includes understanding implementation science. This session will help meet that need.

50. 'Live' Online - CPS Mandated Reporter Updates Presented by Annette Mahoney-Cross, Director, Suffolk County Child Protective Services Investigative Unit

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Building and District Administrators, Educators, and Support Staff

Dates: 12/16/2020

The training will review: ...Who is a mandated reporter and how to report ...Laws/ regulations surrounding mandating reporting ...Definitions/ descriptions of abuse, neglect and maltreatment ...Outcomes of CPS reports/ types of intervention ...Local protocols and local laws ...The recent addition of a special needs team: the team structure and guidelines of the team
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for ELA and Social Studies Participants will examine best practices and tools within their unique instructional settings. Emphasis will be placed on creating an "ecosystem” that integrates their most essential tools and protocols for effective and engaging delivery of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on the Next Gen Learning Standards for English Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Social Studies topics and standards.

52. Frontline IEP New User Training

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/17/2020

This is a particularly beneficial, hands-on class for all new IEP Direct users. We will navigate through the software to gain a better understanding of how this program works including understanding the graphic/format indicators, generating letters and reports, creating/finalizing documents (IEPs), and understanding the structure of an IEP, as well as usage of the program itself

53. 'Live' Online - An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders - NYS Education Department Approved Training Presented by Dr. Jeanne Villani, Psy.D.

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Classroom Teachers; Guidance Counselors; School Psychologists; Social Workers; School and District Administrators

Dates: 12/17/2020

In taking the New York State Autism Course, participants will: ...review the definitions of autism spectrum disorder for the purpose of special education eligibility, prevalence rate of ASD, etiology and current findings ...identify the characteristics of students with ASD ...identify evidence-based academic and environmental strategies that are available for working with students with ASD ...learn to develop effective collaborations with parents and agencies to support families of students with ASD

54. December Technology Directors' Meeting

Program: Regional Information Center

Dates: 12/17/2020

December Technology Directors' Meeting - Joint with Model Schools

55. Library Leadership Academy: Google Forms for School Librarians

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 12/17/2020

Learn how to use this Google application to create quizzes, provide surveys, and how to really drive your instruction in a new way.

56. District Data Coordinator Meeting - December 18, 2020

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 12/18/2020

December 18, 2020
This hands-on, interactive PLC guides school district teams through NYSED's ML/ ELL Graduation Rate Improvement and Dropout Prevention Tool. These sessions will afford teams the opportunity to examine their data, review their instructional practices, and use this planning tool to inform their goals towards improvement in MLL/ELL graduation rates.
What is critical consciousness? In this course, participants will learn about a theory first documented by Paulo Freire and now becoming the forefront in education as we start to have an increasingly culturally diverse population of students in our classroom. The need to empower all students and engage them in not only in the classroom but in their communities as well has become extremely important in long-term success. Participants will learn and implement various instructional practices related to growing a more critically conscious classroom including but not limited to opening up the dialogue with students in regards to social justice issues in class discussions, various questioning techniques in order to see various perspectives, differentiating instruction and assessments in order to give opportunities for all students to demonstrate understanding, and to lead students in challenging and examining texts, social interactions and situations.
The best educators often make teaching look effortless because they focus on the process of learning and a growth mindset rather than content alone. This course is designed to help educators of all levels, from the new teacher to the experienced one, understand the nuances of crafting thoughtful and powerful lessons and in turn deliver powerful lessons that are engaging, meaningful and with measurable outcomes. Designing meaningful lessons is essential to both the teaching process and the learning process. Lesson planning needs to be thoughtful and strategic, as it encourages student responsibility for learning. Instructional planning is the blue print that addresses the specific learning needs of students and how best to structure learning to help students achieve and demonstrate their understanding in multiple ways. Through a cycle of learning, participants will be taught the theory and objective of instructional planning, the language to both provide and assess depths of knowledge and thinking, opportunities to craft and pilot such lessons in their own instructional practices or school and ways to better modify and deliver such powerful lessons. Participants in this course will exit with the depth of understanding needed to actively create their own lessons that challenge, inspire and meets the various needs of all learners in their care.
Throughout this course, educators will understand the various forms of anxiety that exist today. Many anxiety disorders consume our students and distract them from learning and achieving while in school. Participants will understand the signs and symptoms kids often display as well as the co-disorders that commonly lead to or are a result of this ever-powerful emotional disorder. We will study the history and development of labeled anxiety disorders, how they are recognized in our schools, understanding/recognizing the symptoms and the impact on education. Further, course participants will be trained on classroom management techniques and learn ways to assist students in need and in an anxiety crisis.
New and experienced teachers can benefit from learning how to implement the proactive discipline philosophy and strategies to cultivate a learning centered, harmonious environment. Teachers will explore the various theories and techniques used by teachers in orchestrating the optimal learning environment through proactive discipline exploring the respectful discipline styles to promote ways in which they can incorporate effective rules and consequences that foster a high achievement environment. Ultimately teachers will discover which modes of discipline are useful in creating a positive learning environment for all students and in turn, improved student success both personally and academically through evaluating and synthesizing successful teacher traits, including reflection, skill in problem solving, skill in managing student behavior, and the ability to provide engaging
Today's students are being called on to think, read and write at a higher level than ever be- fore. This course will prepare teachers to use writing as a tool for thinking and learning. Teachers of all subjects and grades will be able to engage in meaningful discussions of current practices and possible applications of teaching writing strategies. Beginning with sentence level strategies, teachers will expand their ability to guide students to better formulate and understand the higher-level language needed to be successful in school and life.
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for ELA and Social Studies Participants will examine best practices and tools within their unique instructional settings. Emphasis will be placed on creating an "ecosystem” that integrates their most essential tools and protocols for effective and engaging delivery of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on the Next Gen Learning Standards for English Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Social Studies topics and standards.

64. ESBOCES Regional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Professional Learning Community Presented by April Francis-Taylor

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Equity champions – Administrators and/or lead Educators from regional districts that have foundational knowledge in DEI (i.e. Implicit Bias/Microaggressions and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy)

Dates: 1/6/2021 to 6/2/2021

The purpose of this Professional Learning Community is to bring collective knowledge and resources around best practices to support diversity, equity, and inclusivity initiatives and creating a supportive network to ensure sustainable system and structure shifts. Overview: ---Participate in new learning, sharing of ideas, and collaborating on equity initiatives to support individual district needs ---Create a catalog and guide for best practices for implementation Provide a network of support for sustainability Participant expectations: ---Meet monthly ---Share any new learning with the group (i.e. workshops, readings, conferences) ---Bring problems of practice to discuss ---Participate in collaborative methods to develop solutions Note: This PLC is not a workshop, it is intended for those that have basic understanding of DEI and are leading equity initiatives within their districts.

65. New Personnel Administrators Collegial Circle

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Personnel Administrators Council: Professional Dev

Audience: Human Resources Personnel Administrators Only - (new to position or new to district)

Dates: 1/6/2021

New PAC Collegial Circle meetings are for new personnel administrators in new positions, three years or less, or new to district.

66. Library Leadership Academy: NoodleTools for Beginners

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 1/6/2021

LIMITED TO VRC PARTICIPANTS ONLY
These workshops are an introduction and exploration to NoodleTools, an online service that enables students/researchers to gather and organize resources, while simply and easily building MLA and APA citations and bibliographies. In addition, NoodleTools is a wonderful instructional aid for librarians and classroom teachers. It can enhance research skills by providing note taking and outlining features, and the ability to create papers via Google Docs. Finally, NoodleTools can be used to help promote ethical research and critical thinking as well as enable teachers to supply feedback and assess student learning throughout the research process. The workshop will be presented in two parts, a January 6th session for beginners and those with minimal experience; and a January 13th session for intermediate/advanced users. Participants may sign up for either the January 6th session, the January 13th session, or both. Although not necessary, it is suggested and encouraged that librarians and classroom teachers participate as a team to see how they can use this resource to work together to support student research. The January 6th session will include activating accounts, creating citations, and the components of a NoodleTools project - sources, notecards and a paper.

67. 'Live' Online-Introduction to the PNW BOCES SS ELA Curriculum K-8 Presented by Virginia Harnischfeger

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-8 Social Studies Educators; Social Studies Chairs

Dates: 1/7/2021

This session will introduce participants to the Social Studies-ELA curriculum that is offered through subscription by Putnam-North Westchester BOCES. Attendees will be guided through the various features contained in the curriculum and will be shown how this curriculum integrates both the Social Studies Practices with the ELA Next Gen Standards for grad levels K-8.

68. Library Leadership Academy: Hyperdocs and the VRC

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 1/7/2021

New
Want to give your research projects a new look? Ready to integrate technology into your graphic organizers? Learn how to create a hyperdoc in Google Docs to help your students navigate the VRC to gather information. This session is appropriate for all grade levels. Examples will be given for elementary, middle, and high.

69. Curriculum Council Meeting

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

Dates: 1/8/2021

Monthly Curriculum Council meeting.

70. 'Live' Online - Trauma-Responsive Teacher Observation and Supervision in the Age of COVID-19: An Interactive Exploration of Critical Issues - Presented by Dr. Joan Daly-Lewis

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Superintendents, Central Office Administrators, and Building Principals (To maximize the usefulness of this session, districts are encouraged to send teams of central office and building administrators.)

Dates: 1/8/2021

New
School leaders want to ensure that teachers shift from "pandemic teaching” back to engaging and effective instruction. This is more likely to happen in districts and schools that
• collaboratively establish shared understandings about what constitutes quality instruction and
• align teacher observation to those understandings In this session, participants will examine key factors in providing supportive and effective instructional supervision during this time of unique challenges and constraints. The following topics will be considered:
• What is trauma-responsive supervision?
• Strategies and structures for fostering teacher reflection
• Addressing both relationships and rigor
• Collaborating with teachers to establish shared priorities and baseline expectations
• Refocusing your APPR rubric use (including why you may not want to use the new Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching.)
• Incorporating the work of Fisher, Frey and Hattie (Visible Learning and The Distance Learning Playbooks) in your supervisory conversations with teachers.

71. 'Live' Online - Building a Master Schedule Presented by Dr. Steve Kussin

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Building and central office administrators, supervisors, department heads, teachers, interns, guidance counselors, and secretaries. Although geared for secondary schools, elementary school staff members are welcome to attend.

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 2/8/2021

Many school leaders believe that building the master schedule has been a deep, dark secret for too long. The process is actually dreaded by some. Dr. Steve Kussin has been presenting this workshop since 1976. He is author of the text "How To Build the Master Schedule in Ten Easy Steps." His hands-on approach reduces the process to a "generic" 12-month, 10-step model which will work for schools of any size. The four sessions are divided into three parts. During the first two, the ten steps will be presented, with exercises following each. During the third, the participants will build a master schedule from scratch for a 360-student school. And during the fourth, there will be a PowerPoint presentation showcasing 36 innovations and modifications to the traditional schedule which Dr. Kussin has come across in his travels. Please have a pocket calculator and several different colored pens or pencils available.

72. 'Live' Online - Adelphi University Diversity Certificate Program

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 1/12/2021 to 3/2/2021

A comprehensive training program promoting a climate of intercultural awareness and respect across all members of the community. At the end of the Diversity Certificate program, participants should be able to: - Understand issues of bias and intolerance as they affect the classroom experience. - Appreciate the diverse backgrounds of their students. - Evaluate the nuances and textures of cultural identity, behaviors, values and dispositions of themselves and others. - Develop strategies and practices to promote, value and enhance diversity and inclusion in their personal and professional lives. This program is comprised of 7 workshops in total: 6 core workshops and the Capstone Experience: - Understanding Racism - Confronting Implicit Bias and Microaggressions - Diversity and Cultural Competence - Title IX and Gender Bias - Safe Zone - The Americans with Disabilities Act: Issues of Access - Capstone Experience To earn the diversity certificate each participant must complete the 6 workshops as well as the Capstone Experience/workshop.

73. eSchoolData Secondary Scheduling Basic & Advanced January 2021

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 1/12/2021

eSD Secondary Scheduling - Basic
• School Setup
• Update scheduling schools and grades
• Add and edit rooms and staff
• Create and modify courses and class sections
• Utilize scheduler setup wizard
• Learn about linking and teaming
• Enter course requests and produce course request reports
• Mass assign students to classes eSD Secondary Scheduling - Advanced Secondary
• Scheduler Setup Wizard
• Linking, Teaming and Prioritizing
• Running the Scheduler
• Prioritize and Build
• Drag and Drop "magnetic board” feature
• Study Hall Wizard
Learn ways to keep the library as the center of Social-Emotional Learning in your building through practices to keep ourselves and our students sane during unique and often trying learning conditions. Whether apart or in person, SEL is more important now than ever and the library can continue to provide students and fellow teachers with resources to celebrate that whether it's through STEM/Maker or through literacy. Presented by Jessica Gottlieb, Educational Consultant, Mackin

75. 'Live' Online - Restorative Practices: Crucial Conversations for Program Effectiveness Series - #1: Addressing Reluctant Participants Presented by Kira Nurieli

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, & Support Staff who have previously taken Restorative Practices classes and actively engage/implement RP/Circle Conversations in their classes and/or school systems.

Dates: 1/12/2021

This program targets a key challenge that Circle Keepers face: the reluctant participant. We will discuss what leads to reluctance, how to tap into individual emotional barriers to engagement, and tips and tricks for welcoming each individual into the Circle. This program will include one or more lively and engaging Circle-conversations among teachers and administrators, to share together key strategies and lessons-learned from their own Circles. Participants come away with new and innovative ideas on how to develop Circles that embrace and welcome reluctant participants.

76. 'Live' Online - Paragraphology Online Workshop I & II Presented by Bridget Barley, The Jemicy School

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 3-12 Teachers and Support Staff

Dates: 1/12/2021 to 2/2/2021

New
If your students are struggling with the writing process, if they are frustrated and overwhelmed when creating a written response, if you are looking for a new, effective way to teach writing and note-taking…explore Paragraphology™, a multisensory, comprehensive, scaffolded approach to writing and note-taking. Teachers, tutors, and parents will enjoy this dynamic, online workshop and leave with a full understanding of Paragraphology™ from the brainstorming process, through color-coding, to understanding how to unlock a writing prompt. Participants will:
• Develop a toolbox of manipulative resources that can immediately be used with their students.
• Work on the basic five-sentence paragraph, expanded paragraph, and additional paragraph types (reason, classification, compare/contrast, and process paragraph).
• Understand research techniques, complex prompts, and note-taking templates to break down expository texts. Note: Registrants authorize ESBOCES to share their name/MLP email/district information with Jemicy School/Paragraphology™ in order to gain access to online materials.

77. Co-Teaching 3-Part Series

Program: L.I. RBERN

Dates: 1/13/2021 to 2/24/2021

New
This interactive 3-part workshop series is targeted for pairs of co-teachers in K-12 integrated ENL classes. Each 90-minute session will have a distinct focus: Session I: 1/13/21 9am-10:30am - Co-Teaching: Cultivating a New Partnership Topics Include: Co-teaching Models; The cycle of co-teaching; Defining co-teacher roles Session II: 2/3/21 9am-10:30am - Co-Teaching: Differentiating and Scaffolding for Varied Proficiency Levels Topics Include: Research-based strategies; Planning for all proficiency levels; Cooperative Lesson Planning Session III: 2/24/21 9am-10:30am - Co-Teaching: Identifying Next Steps Topics Include: Implementing, Reflecting and Refining our co-teaching practices

78. MS Regional-Google Add- ons and Extensions

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 1/13/2021

While there are a number of programs help enhance your experience with Google Drive and Google Chrome. These range from tools to assist students with productivity to assisting with accessibility to tools that help ENL learners. In the webinar we take a look at a number of these add-ons and extensions that can be used to help yourself and students.

79. Library Leadership Academy: NoodleTools for Intermediate/Advanced Users

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 1/13/2021

LIMITED TO VRC PARTICIPANTS ONLY
These workshops are an introduction and exploration to NoodleTools, an online service that enables students/researchers to gather and organize resources, while simply and easily building MLA and APA citations and bibliographies. In addition, NoodleTools is a wonderful instructional aid for librarians and classroom teachers. It can enhance research skills by providing note taking and outlining features, and the ability to create papers via Google Docs. Finally, NoodleTools can be used to help promote ethical research and critical thinking as well as enable teachers to supply feedback and assess student learning throughout the research process. The workshop will be presented in two parts, a January 6th session for beginners and those with minimal experience; and a January 13th session for intermediate/advanced users. Participants may sign up for either the January 6th session, the January 13th session, or both. Although not necessary, it is suggested and encouraged that librarians and classroom teachers participate as a team to see how they can use this resource to work together to support student research. The January 13th session will cover sharing and collaboration of NoodleTools projects, managing citations and the teacher's ability to comment on students' research and notecards.

80. 'Live' Online - How to Keep Our Learners ENGAGED and GROWING in Evolving Learning Environments: Designing Curriculum and Assessment Presented by Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Dr. Marie Alcock

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/13/2021 to 2/3/2021

Our four sessions will dive into practical and proven approaches to helping school teams make decisions and take action. Recognizing that school faculties must be agile and adapt to various formats whether on-site, on-line, or a hybrid model, our hope is to provide various strategies for each of these approaches. Session 1: How to design learning experiences on-site, off-site, and on-line that engage students and parents: Learning targets, curriculum layouts, and instructional approaches Session 2: How to design assessments that have accountability - even when given off-site. Session 3: How to teach learners to become Self-Navigators: Monitoring and Goal-setting, Personalized Learning, Project Design Session 4: How to select instructional strategies that leverage the advantages of different learning environments: Making on-site, off-site, and on-line learning work effectively and efficiently for all learners.

81. 'Live' Online - Math Practice Standards 101 Presented by Sara Missell, Math Professional Development Specialist, Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Math Teachers

Dates: 1/13/2021

The shift to Next Generation Standards is showing us the need to shift our instruction to be more focused on the 8 Math Practice Standards. This extra year of implementation provides us the time needed to become more familiar with what these Standards will look like in our classrooms and for our students. Come and learn some quick and practical ways to do this in your classroom tomorrow, and gain access to all of my resources to do it!

82. 'Live' Online - Challenge Your Students with 3D Science Assessments During Hybrid Teaching Presented by Glen Cochrane

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Science Educators and Chairs

Dates: 1/13/2021

Assessment thinking has expanded to a System of Assessment. Methods are used that inform both teachers and students so that instructional strategies can be formulated that support student learning. We will review the standard format for performance-based tasks and use assessment screeners to evaluate summative assessment examples. The difference between assessments aligned with the three-dimensional pedagogy of the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) and traditional assessments will be considered. Included will be:

• Components of a system of assessments

• Principles of Evidence-based Assessment

• Using NGSS Evidence Statements for writing assessments

• Format for 3D assessment tasks

• Evaluating assessments using task screeners
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for Science and Mathematics Participants will continue to explore the various ways to create a learning "ecosystem” that uses technology to engage students in their remote/hybrid learning experiences. Emphasis will be placed on Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Science and Mathematics.

84. Library Leadership Academy: Kids Discover for School Librarians

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 1/14/2021

New
Kids Discover is a newly added database on the elementary level. This session will be an introduction to navigating the database and how to utilize the available features.
Attend this one-hour webinar to learn and discuss various tools and features in Office 365, which will help educators assist students in a virtual way. Some of these include:
• Accessibility checker
• Dictation
• Editor
• Inking
• Office Lens
• Immersive Reader
•Translator
• Researcher
• Microsoft Translator app.

86. 'Live' Online - Mental Health Module 2 Training - Post Traumatic Stress and Trauma Presented by Jennifer Farnum, LCSW-R, and Claudia Bonavita, M.S.

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-12 Administrators, Educators and Support Staff

Dates: 1/14/2021

We open this model with a discussion on how everyone might have a traumatic event occur in their lives. Depending on a person's reaction to the event, their coping skills, and their access to supports, the impact of that event might vary greatly. In this training we will: ...Review the diagnosis, symptoms and risk factors for PTSD. ...Reveal statistics regarding trauma ...Discuss resiliency and review a questionnaire regarding resiliency and what tools can be utilized to build resiliency ...Discuss the Adverse Childhood Experience Survey (ACES) and the overall impact of trauma on the human brain and an individual's ability to function in their daily life. ...Provide a series of instructional and environmental strategies. There are links to websites for mindfulness and deep breathing provided as a resource. As in all modules, we provide handouts. These include PTSD strategies for the classroom, a trauma-informed classroom handout, ACES survey, resiliency questionnaire, and 7 secrets to resilience.

87. 'Live' Online - Prepping for the Future: GHG II - Scoring Part 2 - presented by Virginia Harnischfeger

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 9-12 Social Studies Educators & Chairs

Dates: 1/15/2021

New
Interested in learning how Part 2 of the GHG II (Constructed Response Questions - CRQs) will be scored? This is the session for you to attend. Participants will be trained and given practice in scoring Part 2 questions for the upcoming GHG II exams.

88. District Data Coordinator Meeting - January 15, 2021

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 1/15/2021

January 15, 2021 - District Data Coordinator Meeting

89. 'Live' Online - Prepping for the Future: GHG II - Scoring Part 3 (Enduring Issues Essay) - presented by Virginia Harnischfeger

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades 9-12 Social Studies Educators & Chairs

Dates: 1/15/2021

New
Interested in learning how Part 3 of the GHG II (Enduring Issues Essay) will be scored? This is the session for you to attend. Participants will be trained and given practice in scoring Part 3 questions for the upcoming GHG II exams.

90. 'Live' Online - DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (DASA): 6 HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING Presented by Dr. Rita Stein

Program: DASA 6-Hour Certification Courses

Audience: Anyone who needs DASA Certification

Dates: 1/19/2021

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 to prepare 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.

91. 'Live' Online - Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Primary Systems Grades K-2 Presented by Dale Severyn

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Dates: 1/19/2021 to 3/24/2021

The Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Red, Gold, and Purple systems are designed for students in grades 3, 4 and 5 who are reading below grade level. These systems may also be used to help students at higher grade levels who are reading below level W. Designed to bring students up to grade-level performance in as little as 18-24 weeks, LLI Intermediate Systems deliver powerful, research-based intervention geared specifically for intermediate students who are lagging behind their peers in literacy learning. In this seminar, participants will receive three-days of intensive training (two days of start-up training and one follow-up day) on the LLI Red, Gold, and Purple systems and will learn specific strategies to address the needs of struggling older readers. In addition to an overview of the components and implementation of LLI Red, Gold, and Purple systems, professional development for these systems delves in to the advanced routines needed for intermediate students. These routines include a focus on comprehension, vocabulary development, and fluency as well as phonics and word study principles, book discussion formats, writing about reading routines, novel study units, test taking study, and silent reading. This three-day training includes: -An introduction to the LLI Red, Gold, and Purple systems -Clear rationales for the instructional procedures in the LLI Red, Gold, and Purple systems-comprehension, vocabulary development, fluency, phonics/word study, and writing about reading -Opportunities to observe, discuss, and practice using the lesson frameworks, instructional procedures, and resources in the LLI Red, Gold, and Purple systems. -A focus on supporting students to develop strategic actions for processing text. -Specific instruction on the assessment and record keeping -An introduction to the Online Resources website for accessing materials and the LLI Data Management Website for recording, collecting, and analyzing data on student progress . (*cost does not include kit)
Join authors Karen Beeman and Cheryl Urow and the Center for Teaching for Biliteracy Team for an engaging webinar focused on Teaching for Biliteracy: Oracy as a Precursor to Literacy. The hour-long webinar will provide participants with an overview of the linguistic resources that our students bring to the classroom and engage participants in a variety of oracy building strategies that build on these resources to support student reading, writing, and content learning in English, Spanish, and other program languages. More information about these strategies can be found in the text, Teaching for Biliteracy: Strengthening Bridges between Languages. *A copy of the text is not necessary for participation in this presentation. The text is available at a discounted price for workshop participants please visit https://www.caslonpublishing.com/conference/beeman_urow/.

93. 'Live' Online - Journey to Phenomena Based Science Instruction During Hybrid Teaching Presented by Brian Vorwald

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Science Educators and Chairs

Dates: 1/20/2021

The three-dimensional approach of the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS) places an emphasis on phenomenon-based learning in which students use observations of the natural world to construct their own explanations (for science) or to solve problems (for engineering). Selecting observable, interesting, motivating, and complex phenomenon can drive student inquiry. A goal is student directed, but teacher facilitated, instruction that embeds the three-dimensions in the NYSSLS. We will consider phenomenon-based strategies that will transform instruction of current curricula to the NYSSLS approach. Included will be:

• Characteristics of good phenomena

• Resources to find phenomena

• The difference between an anchor phenomenon and a lesson (instructional) phenomenon and how they are used

• Tools to evaluate phenomenon-based lessons for alignment with 3D teaching

• Lesson planning templates

94. 'Live' Online-Building a Balanced Literacy Program with the 5 Essential Pillars of Literacy Presented by Esther Fusco

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: K-6 Educators

Dates: 1/20/2021

Building a balanced literacy program based on the five essential reading pillars is critical in an elementary classroom. In this virtual workshop, we will consider how this model can effectively meet elementary students' needs. A variety of classroom-tested activities, resources, and strategies will be presented, which will help the participants incorporate these techniques into their classrooms. The goal is to get students excited about literacy in all areas and build upon the guided reading writing workshop.

95. 'Live' Online - PREPaRE Workshop 2: Mental Health Crisis Interventions: Responding to an Acute Traumatic Stressor in Schools - Presented by Dorothy Ahl

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: School based mental healthcare professionals, administrators, and school crisis intervention team members.

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 1/29/2021

96. 'Live' Online-Supporting Students as Independent Learners Presented by Angela Lalor

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-5 Educators, All Content Areas

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 1/27/2021

As students shift to blended or remote learning, they are given more responsibility for their own learning. This session will examine what teachers can do to support students as independent learners. Actions include
•planning for instruction using learning targets and success criteria both for in-person instruction and creating learning plans for remote or blended models of instruction
•helping student set and manage goals
•embedding classroom formative assessments that engage students in the feedback process

97. Library Leadership Academy: Infographics in the Library

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES School Library System

Dates: 1/21/2021

New
Learn how to spice up your summative information like number of classes taught, a chart of your most used databases, or which ebooks circulated the most! This workshop will explain what an infographic is and how to create one to use visuals to highlight your information.

98. First-Year Superintendents - Developing the All-Important Working Relationship With Your Elected Officials

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Superintendents

Audience: Superintendents

Dates: 1/22/2021

Third Workshop

99. 'Live' Online Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ and Their Allies Presented by Michael Chiappone, LCSW

Program: Eastern Suffolk BOCES Professional Development Program

Audience: Grades K-12 Educators, Administrators and Support Staff

Dates: 1/22/2021

This workshop will aim to identify how to create affirming spaces for the LGBTQ and allied community. There have been some advances in the equality of the LGBTQ community; however, there are still disparities, misunderstandings, and outright prejudice. This workshop will define what sexual orientation is as well as gender. We will also discuss the best practices for creating a safe learning environment for this community.

100. PowerScheduler w/Gerry Mullady-Build and Load

Program: ESBOCES Student Data Services

Dates: 1/25/2021 to 1/27/2021

Workshop via Zoom (Subject to Change)
Making Connections for ELLs: Creating a Remote Learning "Ecosystem” to Engage Students in Interactive Units of Study for Science and Mathematics. Participants will continue to explore the various ways to create a learning "ecosystem” that uses technology to engage students in their remote/hybrid learning experiences. Emphasis will be placed on Language Arts with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating Science and Mathematics.