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1. The Trauma Sensitive Classroom: Identification, Assessment and Instruction: Asynchronous

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Special Education Teacher, Assistants

Dates: 1/7/2022 to 1/21/2022

Meeting Times: 8:00am-3:pm

Location: TBD

Fully half the students in U.S. schools have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress - and we are all dealing with the trauma of the pandemic. The trauma-informed classroom recognizes children need to deal with the trauma that puts their brain into the fight-or-flight mode before they can learn math, spelling, and reading. During this asynchronous course: 1. Participants will examine the causes and impacts of trauma and stress on student learning and classroom behavior. 2. Participants will explore instructional approaches and strategies to mitigate the impact of trauma and stress and improve education outcomes for students. 3. Participants will learn how to integrate self-care techniques into classroom practice for adults and students. Link to this course will be distributed on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. The course must be completed no later than Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Credit will not be granted unless all 3 modules are completed and submitted by the deadline.

2. Diversity, Equity Inclusion and Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education: Asynchronous

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Special Education Teacher, Assistants

Dates: 1/10/2022 to 1/24/2022

Meeting Times: 8:00am-3:pm

Location: TBD

During this Asynchronous course, course, participants will investigate the NYSED CRS-E Framework and learn how to apply it's four major tenets to curricular design and instructional practices: 1. Participants will be examine the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Frameworks 2. Participants will explore the concept of culture and cultural bias and its impact in the classroom. 3. Participants will develop instructional strategies that honor students' home cultures in the classroom resulting in learning environments that foster healthy social, emotional and cognitive development and promote academic success. The link to this course will be distributed on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. All coursework must be completed and submitted no later than Jan.24, 2022 in order for full credit to be assigned.

3. New Teacher Roundtable

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Educators K-2, Educators 3-5, Educators 6-8, Educators 9-12

Dates: 1/25/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-4:30pm

Location: Zoom Online

This monthly group is open to all educators within their first three years of teaching. Bring your questions, share some solutions, and network with other new teachers.

4. Mentor Training Session 1 **NEW DATE**

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads, Librarians, Psychologists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education, AIS Educators, RTI Educators, Educators K-2, Educators 3-5, Educators 6-8, Educators 9-12, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 1/26/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30am-11:30am

Location: ZOOM Online

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This is the first of a two-part online training for new mentors, and a refresher for veteran mentors. Topics include: goals and purposes of mentoring, adult learning theory, working with different generations, and information processing styles. 6 CTLE credits awarded on completion of both sessions. PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH 1/26 and 2/2.

5. Securing a Safe Space for Difficult Classroom Discussions

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teacher,s Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Special Education Teacher, Assistants

Dates: 1/26/2022

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

Right now, the world can seem a pretty scary place. We are all grappling with the uncertainties and trauma of the ongoing pandemic. Additionally, headlines announcing controversial actions and statements by state and federal government leaders, opposing issues regarding science-based topics, such as climate change and vaccines, ongoing human challenges such as homelessness and poverty (among other uncomfortable topics) are hard for students and adults to ignore. So, either by accident or by design, these issues are bound to crop up in the classroom. And while we can't predict what words will be expressed by our kiddos, we certainly don't want to appear like a deer in the headlights. This workshop will provide attendees with practical strategies on how to prepare for, and effectively engage in those difficult discussions in your classroom.

6. Define America: Exploring Perspectives On and By White Communities

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Librarians, Psychologists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 1/27/2022

Meeting Times: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Location: Zoom Online

Starting Today
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, filmmaker, and immigration rights activist and is the founder of Define America, a non profit intended to open dialogue about the criteria people use to determine who is an "American". Participants will view his 42 minute documentary that captures different perspectives from a variety of high school and college students and their families, and engage in a debriefing discussion at the end of the film.

7. Science 21© Grade 2 Unit 3- Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems!!

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 2 Teachers

Dates: 1/27/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

Starting Today
This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 2 science: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. Participants will review the unit 3 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

8. Science 21© Grade 2 Unit 3- Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems!!

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 2 Teachers

Dates: 1/27/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

Starting Today
This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 2 science: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. Participants will review the unit 3 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

9. Patterns of Power Part 2: Asset Based Grammar grades 1-5

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Special Education Teacher, Assistants

Dates: 2/1/2022

Meeting Times: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Location: Zoom Online

Starting Soon
This second workshop continues to explore ways to harness language conventions to purposefully activate meaning in both comprehension and composition in grades 1-5. Participants will be introduced to the this workshop that explores ways to harness language conventions to purposefully activate meaning in both comprehension and composition in grades 1-5. Participants will be introduced to the invitational process for using a bite-sized chunk of children's literature to naturally teach grammar through the study of models, inquiry, conversation, comparison, imitation, celebration, and application Come discover brain-based, practical ways to use the reading-writing connection to teach grammar and editing in a way that nurtures young writers and readers.

10. Audio and Braille Resources for Students with Print Disabilities through the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library

Program: School Library System

Audience: PreK-12 Educators, Special Education Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 2/2/2022

Meeting Times: February 2nd from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Online

Starting Soon
Braille Library, TBBL. Jane Bentley, TBBL Librarian, will provide an overview of services, focusing on free audio and braille resources available to students with print disabilities. Discover how students qualify for service and how educators can access materials on behalf of eligible students. The New York State Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) is a free library service for residents in Upstate New York who have difficulty reading standard print due to blindness, low vision, a physical disability, or a reading disability. TBBL's service includes free circulation of audio and braille books and magazines through the US Postal Service, long-term loan of playback equipment, and access to a free online downloading service called Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD).

11. Mentor Training Session 2 **NEW DATE**

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads, Librarians, Psychologists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education, AIS Educators, RTI Educators, Educators K-2, Educators 3-5, Educators 6-8, Educators 9-12, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 2/2/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30am-11:30am

Location: ZOOM Online

NewStarting Soon
This is the second of a two-part online training for new mentors, and a refresher for veteran mentors. Topics include: "Life cycles" of new teachers and mentors, building a network of support, mentoring formats, peer observation, and possible scenarios. 6 CTLE credits awarded on completion of both sessions. PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH 1/26 AND 2/2.

12. Positive Parent-Teacher Communication

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 2/3/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

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This seminar engages educators in reviewing the benefits of having consistent and positive parental/guardian involvement and communication. The seminar will address: tips for developing positive relationships with parents, importance of effective and timely communication and more! (3 hours) Zoom online

13. Science 21© Grade 3 Unit 3-- Weather and Climate

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers

Dates: 2/3/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 3 science: Weather and Climate Participants will review the unit 3 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

14. Science 21© Grade 4 Unit 3- Waves: Waves and Information

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 4 Teachers

Dates: 2/3/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 4 science: Waves: Waves and Information. Participants will review the unit 3 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

15. Implementing Nearpod to Engage your Students and Enhance Instruction

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/5/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm -3:30pm

Location: Zoom Online

In this hybrid course you will become more familiar with Nearpod and how to use it to engage and enhance your lessons. This course is broken into 4 individual modules with a synchronous follow-up meeting on the 16th of February. Successful completion of each module is worth 1 CTLE credit with completion of the final task summing up the course.

16. Advocating for English Language Learners within the Scope of Federal and State Law: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 2/7/2022 to 3/9/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Moodle

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In an ever-shifting political and regulatory environment, teachers have more responsibility than ever before to not only teach but advocate for ELLs and their families. This seminar will familiarize participants with laws and regulations regarding ENL education both historically and in the present day, as well as those laws and regulations that are germane to many ELLs and their families, including but not limited to issues related to immigration and civil rights. Furthermore, participants will learn of support services available to ELLs and best practices in advocacy. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. (5 hours asynchronous) Moodle online

17. Mid-Hudson Valley Project Ready: Reimaging Equity and Access for Diverse Youth

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators, Librarians, Administrators

Dates: 2/7/2022 to 6/10/2022

Meeting Times: February 7th - June 10th 2022

Location: Online

Join regional K-16 educators and public librarians as we go through the Project Ready: Reimaging Equity and Access for Diverse Youth course together. This professional development program will run from February to June 2022. It will follow the Project READY syllabus developed by the University of North Carolina. Dr. Evangela Oates will facilitate this instructed online learning opportunity "designed for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others interested in improving their knowledge about race and racism, racial equity, and culturally sustaining pedagogy. The primary focus of the Project READY curriculum is on improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth." This hybrid online course is co-sponsored by the regional library systems in the Southeastern region: Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster School Library Systems, Ramapo Catskill, and Southeastern. Participants may earn up to 30 CTLE hours, depending upon their participation. Check out this website for more information about the course. https://ready.web.unc.edu/ Live dates 2/24, 3/24, 4/21,5/19, 6/2 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Sullivan BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 8-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

18. Student Behavior I: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 2/7/2022 to 3/8/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Canvas

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Prerequisite seminar 1 of 3. Participants must take these seminars in order as they are building blocks where each seminar relies on knowledge and application of the previous seminar. This seminar examines the foundations for managing student behavior. Participants will explore how to uncover causes for behavioral issues, learn about their students, and set expectations for learning and behavior. Participants will also analyze how and when to create, enforce, and revise standards of conduct. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. (7 hours asynchronous) Canvas online

19. Video Conferencing With Microsoft Teams On Office 365- Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/7/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will review some of the features of Microsoft Teams video conferencing in office 365.

20. Getting to Know BrainPop- Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/9/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will explore the great resource that is BrainPop. We will look at ways in which BrainPop can be implemented in your classroom, both in person and virtually. We will cover importing your classroom into BrainPop and setting up lessons and activities. Finally we will take a dive into BrainPop studio and how you can create your own BrainPop style videos.

21. Trauma Awareness in Education: Supporting Resiliency and Preventing Conflict

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 2/10/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

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Increasingly our students experience exposure to multiple or prolonged traumatic events, such as child abuse, neglect, and exposure to domestic violence. This experience directly affects their social and emotional development and negatively impacts their behavior and academic growth in school. It is becoming more common that educators are faced with the challenges of connecting with, and educating students who have endured complex trauma. Often the hurt that is felt by the student is placed on the educator and it can manifest in a variety of ways. This seminar will engage participants in understanding the roots of trauma, its prevalence and causes, the characteristics and associated behaviors, as well as learning how to work with traumatized students in a proactive and positive way. This is an ELT Health & Safety course. (3 hour) Zoom online

22. Implementing Nearpod to Engage your Students and Enhance Instruction Live Followup

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/16/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm -3:30pm

Location: Zoom Online

This is the live followup for Implementing Nearpod to Engage your Students and Enhance Instruction. We can look over your work and cover any question you may have.

23. Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators-Workshop #6

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Teacher Assistants, All educators and staff PK-12

Dates: 2/17/2022

Meeting Times: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Location: In person and on line

You must sign up for each date individually: 9/23; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20/2022; 2/17; 3/10; 4/14; 5/19; 6/9 Are you looking to manage stress, prevent burnout, and recharge your emotional batteries after the unprecedented demands and challenges you faced during the past 18 months? In order to heal and move forward with renewed energy and resilience, you need to acquire the tools that will help resuscitate your mental and physical energy. To that end, participants will explore the habits and dispositions of resilient educators outlined in Elena Aguilar's "Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" on a monthly basis (For the most meaningful result, it is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory, that you sign up for all 10 sessions). Readings will be assigned. Workshop Topic # 6 - FEB.-BE A LEARNER Outcomes include: Understanding the habits and dispositions of resilient people Identifying moments where resilience can be cultivated and use a range of strategies to do so Engaging in and reflecting on activities that build individual and collective resilience Significantly increasing resilience Note* Credit will be assigned only for those sessions attended/ Location TBD

24. Intro to SeeSaw- Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/23/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will look at the fundamentals of SeeSaw.and We will look at its features as both an LMS and repository of learning activities

25. Educators Valuing Diversity

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 2/28/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

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This seminar is designed to help teachers educate their students who will be living in a world of diverse communities. It will promote awareness of global differences while identifying shared values. It encourages the understanding of one's own culture as the doorway to understanding other cultures. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (2 hours) Zoom online

26. SLS - School Librarians Breakout!

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 School Librarians

Dates: 3/1/2022 to 3/29/2022

Meeting Times: March 1, March 15,& March 29 from 4-5 pm

Location: Online

Research on the benefit of games for learning has led to an explosion in the educational gaming industry of fun and informative games. Sign-up for our three-part series to learn how we can utilize gameplay to lead authentic 21st-century learning in libraries.

Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - Unlocking Student-Led Learning with Breakout EDU
Unlike competitive multiple-choice quiz games, well-designed games provide immersive experiences for students. Like novels, films, plays, and other media, teachers can use high-quality tools like games to help students access the curriculum while keeping engagement high. According to educators, the "fun” of gameplay is a core component of why games are so successful with children. Games can help children develop important yet difficult skills that they would otherwise avoid. Join us to participate in a Breakout EDU game to see how games can be used in an exciting way to get students actively engaged in their learning.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - Unlock creativity with Breakout EDU Game Design
Breakout EDU's Game Design Studio transforms students (and teachers!) from passive content consumers to active creators of new knowledge. Designing a great Breakout EDU game doesn't have to be a puzzle. Join us as Patti Harju, Breakout EDU's Game Designer, reveals the keys to creating a catchy story, setting up a smooth game flow, and crafting clever clues so that you can engage your students in the 4 Cs: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.

NOTE: Participants will receive a Breakout EDU platform code before the 2nd session. Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - Create Your Own Breakout EDU Game
As a Breakout EDU master, you are now ready to create your Breakout EDU games! This working session will give you time to create and playtest Breakout EDU locks and games to take back to your library.

27. Learning Through Design- Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

Let's take a quick look at ways to encourage your students to learn through design. We will look at the design-based learning models, and some digital tools to unlock your student's creativity.

28. 2022 Banned Books Symposium

Program: School Library System

Audience: K-12 Educators, Librarians

Dates: 3/5/2022

Meeting Times: Saturday March 5th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: A Zoom link will be sent to participants

This virtual half-day conference will have presentations discussing various issues and occurrences surrounding books being banned or challenged. John Piche, Outreach Librarian for Heights Libraries in Cleveland, OH, and Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Director of the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), will deliver our keynote and closing respectively. Presentations from library professionals from various library types will also be available to attendees. This event is provided at no charge by the following sponsors: Ramapo Catskill Library System, Mount Saint Mary College's Kaplan Family Library, regional School Library Systems (Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Sullivan, Ulster), and Southeastern NY Library Resources Council. TOPICS INCLUDE: - Banned and Challenged books - Censorship ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: - Discuss experiences and responses to challenged books - Gain tips on how to respond to book censorship, learn the typical objections to books, and the usual procedure for challenging book bans. Sessions will not be recorded. For a detailed list of the presentation and breakout sessions, go to https://dcboces.libguides.com/sls/blog/banned-books-symposium Registration Deadline: March 1, 2022 Sullivan BOCES is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

29. Getting to Know BrainPop- Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/9/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will explore the great resource that is BrainPop. We will look at ways in which BrainPop can be implemented in your classroom, both in person and virtually. We will cover importing your classroom into BrainPop and setting up lessons and activities. Finally we will take a dive into BrainPop studio and how you can create your own BrainPop style videos.

30. Crafting a Learning Community for Classroom & Virtual Discussions

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/10/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

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Effective and powerful classroom/virtual discussions do not just occur; they require a learning community that fosters their development. The use of different types of norms, selected scaffolds, and knowledge of the stages and continuum of classroom discussion are explored. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (3 hour) Zoom online

31. Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators-Workshop #7

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Teacher Assistants, All educators and staff PK-12

Dates: 3/10/2022

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

Location: In person and on line

You must sign up for each date individually: 9/23; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20/2022; 2/17; 3/10; 4/14; 5/19; 6/9 Are you looking to manage stress, prevent burnout, and recharge your emotional batteries after the unprecedented demands and challenges you faced during the past 18 months? In order to heal and move forward with renewed energy and resilience, you need to acquire the tools that will help resuscitate your mental and physical energy. To that end, participants will explore the habits and dispositions of resilient educators outlined in Elena Aguilar's "Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" on a monthly basis (For the most meaningful result, it is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory, that you sign up for all 10 sessions). Readings will be assigned. Workshop Topic # 7 - MARCH - PLAY AND CREATE Outcomes include: Understanding the habits and dispositions of resilient people Identifying moments where resilience can be cultivated and use a range of strategies to do so Engaging in and reflecting on activities that build individual and collective Note* Credit will be assigned only for those sessions attended/ Location TBD

32. Making the Most of IXL:: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/14/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will explore key elements of IXL and best practices when implementing the program with your students. We will explore the smart-scoring algorithm and how to get the most from the program.

33. Top Rope Training - Climbing Wall

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: PK-12 PE/Health Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30am-3:00pm

This comprehensive one-day training covers important information educators need to know about best practices in teaching Top Rope climbing. You'll receive: ideas on how to include climbing in your curriculum; an introduction to climbing that includes information on gear and procedures; how to climb and belay on the wall using proper communication and safety techniques; safety and risk management as well as climbing wall and equipment maintenance. Additionally, there will be ample time for a question/answer session. You'll leave the training eager to get your students climbing!

34. A Deeper Dive into SeeSaw:: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/21/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will take a deeper dive into SeeSaw and explore more ways to use SeeSaws built in tools. We will look at ways to take your SeeSaw lessons to the next level and explore features that can improve your students performance and make you look like a super star!

35. Educational Technology Collaborative

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads

Dates: 3/22/2022

Meeting Times: 12: 00 pm-3:00 pm

Location: In person or Virtual will be determined in March.

The most valuable resource that all ed tech gurus have is each other. Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectives. This bimonthly learning network is designed for ed tech coaches and/or technology leads to learn from each other, share best practices, and tackle the new digital, and blended classrooms challenges. We will discuss implementation methods and our favorite tools. *Virtual or in person meeting will be determined once we get closer to the date. We email all registered participants once the format is determined.

36. Intro to Edpuzzle:: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/23/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

Learn how to create interactive videos that save time and boost student engagement. We will embed open-ended or multiple choice questions, audio notes, or comments onto already created videos from YouTube, Edpuzzle library or ones you created yourself.nce and make you look like a super star!

37. Intro to Edpuzzle:: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/23/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

Learn how to create interactive videos that save time and boost student engagement. We will embed open-ended or multiple choice questions, audio notes, or comments onto already created videos from YouTube, Edpuzzle library or ones you created yourself.nce and make you look like a super star!

38. Student Behavior II: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 3/28/2022 to 4/26/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Canvas

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Prerequisite seminar 2 of 3 (Seminar 2 of 3) Participants must take these seminars in order as they are building blocks where each seminar relies on knowledge and application of the previous seminar. Participants will explore subtle and preventative behavior monitoring. This seminar covers the strategies and skills teachers and students need in order to monitor behavior, offer respectful corrections, utilize appropriate verbal and nonverbal responses, and acknowledge appropriate behavior. Prerequisite: SB1 Student Behavior: Part I Previously titled: Monitoring Student Behavior. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. This is an ELT course made possible though NYSUT. (5 hours asynchronous) Canvas online

39. Co-Teaching: Building the Partnership

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 4/7/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-7:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

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What important things do co-teachers need to know prior to stepping in front of students together? Participants of this seminar will experience and embed strategies to develop a positive co-teaching partnership, learn how to apply the co-teaching models for various classroom environments, and gain planning strategies to ensure the learning of all students at high levels. Please bring a laptop or device, headphones and upcoming lessons/unit plans to the session. It is highly recommended that ENLand content teachers take this seminar with their co-teaching partner. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (3 hour) Zoom online

40. Science 21© Grade 3 Unit 4-- Inheritance and Variation of Traits

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 3 Teachers

Dates: 4/7/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 3 science: Inheritance and Variation of Traits. Participants will review the unit 4 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

41. Science 21© Grade 4 Unit 4- Earth Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade 4 Teachers

Dates: 4/7/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30AM-3PM

This workshop will dive into overarching ideas in grade 4 science: Earth Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth. Participants will review the unit 4 lessons and how the 3Ds of science learning are incorporated into the lessons.

42. Creating a Caring Classroom Culture: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 4/11/2022 to 5/11/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Canvas

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(Previously titled: Creating a Culture of Respect and Rapport.) This seminar emphasizes the foundation for creating a classroom of mutual respect, care, and trust. Participants will explore the qualities that characterize effective, caring teachers and identify the ways in which their beliefs and expectations about teaching and learning can inform and sustain their leadership abilities. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (5 hours asynchronous) Canvas online

43. Minecraft EDU and You: Synchronous/Asynchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 4/13/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

Come explore everything Minecraft has to offer in the classroom. In this course we will explore the educational uses of Minecarft and take a deep dive into the educational resources provided by Microsoft. We will explore how to engage both students in the classroom and at home within a variety of disciplines.

44. Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators-Workshop #8

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Teacher Assistants, All educators and staff PK-12

Dates: 4/14/2022

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

Location: In person and on line

You must sign up for each date individually: 9/23; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20/2022; 2/17; 3/10; 4/14; 5/19; 6/9 Are you looking to manage stress, prevent burnout, and recharge your emotional batteries after the unprecedented demands and challenges you faced during the past 18 months? In order to heal and move forward with renewed energy and resilience, you need to acquire the tools that will help resuscitate your mental and physical energy. To that end, participants will explore the habits and dispositions of resilient educators outlined in Elena Aguilar's "Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" on a monthly basis (For the most meaningful result, it is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory, that you sign up for all 10 sessions). Readings will be assigned. Workshop Topic #8 - APRIL - RIDE THE WAVES OF CHANGE Outcomes include: Understanding the habits and dispositions of resilient people Identifying moments where resilience can be cultivated and use a range of strategies to do so Engaging in and reflecting on activities that build individual and collective resilience Significantly increasing resilience Note* Credit will be assigned only for those sessions attended/ Location TBD

45. Involving & Interacting with Families: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Assts.

Dates: 5/2/2022 to 6/1/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Canvas

New
(Previously titled: Communicating with Families.) This seminar examines how and when teachers should provide information about student progress and the instructional program to families. Participants will explore how to successfully engage families in the instructional program with professionalism and keen cultural sensitivity, as well as how students can participate and contribute ideas to the program. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. (5 hours asynchronous) This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. Canvas online

46. Getting Started with Kami: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/9/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will explore Kami and how it can be used to transform all your static documents, PDFs, images, or other learning resources into an interactive experience ready for expression, analysis, or debate. Create a Seamless workflow where you can create, send, and grade assignments all from one place. Kami works with Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology Learning Management Systems.

47. Student Behavior III: Asynchronous

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/9/2022 to 6/7/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00am-12:00pm

Location: Canvas

New
(Two Prerequisites: SB1 Student Behavior: Part I & SB2 Student Behavior: Part II Previously titled: Responding to Student Behavior, Seminar 3 of 3) Participants must take these seminars in order as they are building blocks where each seminar relies on knowledge and application of the previous seminar. This seminar explores methods for responding to student misbehavior, including intervention strategies, family involvement, use of external resources, respecting dignity, and preventative responses. Participants will have 30 days from the start of the course to complete and submit all coursework. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (5 hours asynchronous)

48. Intro to Edpuzzle: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/11/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

Learn how to create interactive videos that save time and boost student engagement. We will embed open-ended or multiple choice questions, audio notes, or comments onto already created videos from YouTube, Edpuzzle library or ones you created yourself.

49. Co-Teaching: Strengthening the Collaboration

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 5/12/2022

Meeting Times: 4:00pm-7:00pm

Location: ZOOM Online

New
You've been co-teaching together for a while…. Now what? This session aims to provide co-teachers with the "next steps” in co-teaching. Participants will revisit ways to establish a collaborative relationship that truly represents a shared curriculum. Co-teachers will walk away with concrete steps for intentional reflection, effective communication, and thoughtful planning. Beyond this, co-teachers will also become equipped to rise above pitfalls and challenge each other to take their teaching to higher levels, where ALL students are bound to thrive. Please bring a laptop or device, headphones and upcoming lessons/unit plans to the session. It is highly recommended that ENL and content teachers take this seminar with their co-teaching partner. This is an ELT course made possible through NYSUT. (3 hour) Zoom online

50. Civic Engagement 3 (Synchronous, In-person with Virtual Option)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Educators K-2, Educators 3-5

Dates: 5/17/2022

Meeting Times: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Time to engage! What is a community? What roles responsibilities and rights encompass diverse groups? Presented by Polly Ash, SC BOCES SS Consultant and Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist Director of the Pare Lorentz Film Center Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

51. Getting Started with Kami: Synchronous

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/18/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: ZOOM Online

In this workshop we will explore Kami and how it can be used to transform all your static documents, PDFs, images, or other learning resources into an interactive experience ready for expression, analysis, or debate. Create a Seamless workflow where you can create, send, and grade assignments all from one place. Kami works with Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology Learning Management Systems..

52. Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators-Workshop #9

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Teacher Assistants, All educators and staff PK-12

Dates: 5/19/2022

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

Location: In person and on line

You must sign up for each date individually: 9/23; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20/2022; 2/17; 3/10; 4/14; 5/19; 6/9 Are you looking to manage stress, prevent burnout, and recharge your emotional batteries after the unprecedented demands and challenges you faced during the past 18 months? In order to heal and move forward with renewed energy and resilience, you need to acquire the tools that will help resuscitate your mental and physical energy. To that end, participants will explore the habits and dispositions of resilient educators outlined in Elena Aguilar's "Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" on a monthly basis (For the most meaningful result, it is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory, that you sign up for all 10 sessions). Readings will be assigned. Workshop Topic #9 - MAY - CELEBRATE AND APPRECIATE Outcomes include: Understanding the habits and dispositions of resilient people Identifying moments where resilience can be cultivated and use a range of strategies to do so Engaging in and reflecting on activities that build individual and collective resilience Significantly increasing resilience Note* Credit will be assigned only for those sessions attended/ Location TBD

53. Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators-Workshop #10

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Teacher Assistants, All educators and staff PK-12

Dates: 6/9/2022

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

Location: In person and on line

You must sign up for each date individually: 9/23; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20/2022; 2/17; 3/10; 4/14; 5/19; 6/9 Are you looking to manage stress, prevent burnout, and recharge your emotional batteries after the unprecedented demands and challenges you faced during the past 18 months? In order to heal and move forward with renewed energy and resilience, you need to acquire the tools that will help resuscitate your mental and physical energy. To that end, participants will explore the habits and dispositions of resilient educators outlined in Elena Aguilar's "Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" on a monthly basis (For the most meaningful result, it is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory, that you sign up for all 10 sessions) Outcomes include: Understanding the habits and dispositions of resilient people Identifying moments where resilience can be cultivated and use a range of strategies to do so Engaging in and reflecting on activities that build individual and collective resilience Significantly increasing resilience Meetings on ZOOM and/or In-Person TBD