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1. Blended Learning with Apex (Day1)

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 6/27/2017

NewStarting Today
This two-day training will provide the basics to get teachers started in implementing a blended learning model. Day 1 will be focused on learning Apex, a digital curriculum. Day 2 will focus on instructional shifts - utilizing small group, whole group and individualized instruction while integrating the digital curriculum into their students' learning.

2. SLS - Makerspace 3-Day Boot Camp program

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 6/28/2017 to 6/30/2017

Location: CTI - Room 301

Starting Soon
Explore Making and Makerspaces at this 3 day immersive conference. Participants will learn about 36 maker style activities in 6 hands-on playgrounds, as well as learn the educational theory behind making and Makerspaces, ideas for creating a makerspace, funding opportunities, participate in a grant writing session, learn about assessment in makerspaces, network with colleagues and so much more! Participants will interact with a variety of products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces. For detailed information on which products will be included, please visit http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp Attendees can sign-up for one, two, or all three of the classes. The early bird cost for SLMSSENY members is $240 for the 3-day series or $90 for an individual day. Non-member prices available. Early bird registration deadline is May 20, 2017. This class is co-sponsored with SLMSSENY. In addition to MLP approval to complete your registration and payment sign up with SLMSSENY at http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.) Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12. Design effective assessments for makerstyle learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12. Explore educational theory behind making and makerspaces Design makerspaces in their library or classroom Write grants to fund purchasing materials for making and makerspaces Make purchasing decision regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products TOPICS INCLUDE: Playgrounds: Engineering, Coding, Fabrication with Technology, Circuitry and Robotics Educational Theory behind Makerspaces Making Space for Makerspaces Tried and true projects with Makerspace items Funding Opportunities Grant Writing Assessments in Makerspaces

3. SLS - Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 1 (Foundations) - single day attendance

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 6/28/2017

Location: CTI - Room 301

Starting Soon
Day 1 of exploring Making and Makerspaces participants will learn about 12 maker style activities in 2 hands-on playgrounds, as well as learn the educational theory behind making and Makerspaces, ideas for creating a makerspace, network with colleagues and so much more! Explore products for circuitry and engineering with your students. Participants will interact with a variety of products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces. For detailed information on which products will be included, please visit the SLMSSENY website. The early bird cost for SLMSSENY members is $240 for the 3-day series or $90 for an individual day. Non-member prices available. This class is co-sponsored with SLMSSENY. In addition to MLP approval, to complete your registration and payment sign up with SLMSSENY at the SLMSSENY website. PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.)

• Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.

• Explore educational theory behind making and makerspaces

• Design makerspaces in their library or classroom

• Make purchasing decision regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Playgrounds: Engineering, Circuitry

• Educational Theory behind Makerspaces

• Making Space for Makerspaces

4. Blended Learning with Apex (Day2)

Program: Distance Learning

Dates: 6/28/2017

NewStarting Soon
This two-day training will provide the basics to get teachers started in implementing a blended learning model. Day 1 will be focused on learning Apex, a digital curriculum. Day2 we will take a look at instructional shifts - utilizing small group, whole group and individualized instruction while integrating the digital curriculum into their students' learning.

5. SLS - Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 2 (Curriculum, Assessment and Building with Technology) - single day attendance

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 6/29/2017

Location: CTI - Room 301

Starting Soon
Day 2 of exploring Making and Makerspaces, participants will learn about 12 maker style activities in 2 hands-on playgrounds, as well as learn about assessment in makerspaces, projects that have worked with students, network with colleagues and so much more! Learn about products for fabrication with technology, robots and robotics. Participants will interact with a variety of products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces. For detailed information on which products will be included, please visit http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp This workshop is part of a 3-day series. Attendees can sign-up for one, two, or all three of the classes. The early bird cost for SLMSSENY members is $240 for the 3-day series or $90 for an individual day. Non-member prices available. This class is co-sponsored with SLMSSENY. In addition to MLP approval, to complete your registration and payment sign up with SLMSSENY at http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.)

• Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.

• Design effective assessments for makerstyle learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.

• Make purchasing decision regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Playgrounds: Fabrication with Technology and Robotics

• Tried and true projects with Makerspace items

• Assessments in Makerspaces

6. SLS - Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 3 (Funding and Coding) - single day attendance

Program: School Library System

Audience: School librarians

Dates: 6/30/2017

Location: CTI - Room 301

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Day 3 of exploring Making and Makerspaces participants will learn about 12 maker style activities in 2 hands-on playgrounds, as well as learn about funding options available for creating your makerspaces, start applying for funding, network with colleagues and so much more! Learn all about coding (plugged and unplugged) in the Makerspace! Participants will interact with a variety of products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces. For detailed information on which products will be included, please visit http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp This workshop is part of a 3-day series. Attendees can sign-up for one, two, or all three of the classes. The early bird cost for SLMSSENY members is $240 for the 3-day series or $90 for an individual day. Non-member prices available. This class is co-sponsored with SLMSSENY. In addition to MLP approval, to complete your registration and payment sign up with SLMSSENY at http://www.slmsseny.org/2017-makerspace-boot-camp. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.)

• Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.

• Write grants to fund purchasing materials for making and makerspaces

• Make purchasing decision regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Playgrounds: Coding (Plugged and Unplugged)

• Funding Opportunities

• Grant Writing
Data Coaching starts with helping you analyze a wide range of local data, including student records and results from different types of assessments. Together, we will hone your data strengths and work to construct and implement plans focused on making a positive difference in student learning. Our coaches can help you build local capacity, lead constructive ongoing data conversations, expand assessment literacy district-wide, and more. Assessment Program Alignment: Your coach will assist your team in identifying and refining the purposes and practices associated with your various assessment tools to ensure a cohesive approach. Participants will collaborate to build assessment literacy district-wide, as well as establish priorities for assessment practices and uses of data. Goal Focused Planning: Your coach will help you align your professional learning, assessment, and instructional plans with district goals. Participants will work with the coach to identify and target available resources to support a successful implementation of these plans.

8. Improving Number Sense in your Math Classroom Grades K-6

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/6/2017

Learn strategies for improving number sense. Teachers will leave with hands-on, ready to use grade specific activities.

9. Integrated Co-Teaching

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/7/2017

The purpose of this workshop is to provide co-teaching partners with a strong foundation for establishing and maintaining a successful co-teaching partnership and classroom. Co-Teachers will develop knowledge of the six co-teaching models, when each is appropriate, and benefits/cautions for each. *Participants should come prepared with current curriculum and/or resources being used in the classroom. *Co-teaching partners are encouraged to attend together for maximum benefit. Targeted Audience: Elementary Level General Education and Special Education Co-Teachers

10. Unpacking the Social Studies Framework Pre K-6

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/11/2017

Put Social Studies back on the map in your classroom by exploring the framework and a variety of inquiry frames. Use focused time to plan and organize your year, develop inquiry based lessons and create formative and summative assessments that align with the content and practices for your grade level. Collaborate and share with your colleagues.

11. Summer Science Institute - Investigating the NYS Science Learning Standards

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Science teachers of all grades (PK-8) and subject areas are welcome!! Teams of teachers will work together, develop grade-level or subject area lesson/unit plans and activities and continue collaborating throughout the school year.

Dates: 7/11/2017 to 7/14/2017

The Department of Instructional Support Services of Sullivan County BOCES & the Sullivan County Teacher Center are pleased to be sponsoring a science standards immersion event!!! 2017 Summer Science Institute INVESTIGATING THE NYS SCIENCE LEARNING STANDARDS (NYSSLS)! With the December 2016 approval of the NYSSLS by the New York State Board of Regents, this institute is designed to facilitate the local implementation of the standards. It will provide our attendees with: A comprehensive overview of the NYSSLS and NGSS. Fundamentals of planning 3-dimensional instruction. The opportunity to develop lesson/unit plans to implement and evaluate during the upcoming school year. In a collegial atmosphere, teachers will initiate the development of innovating & engaging lessons that will enhance science education for our students and meet the expectations of the NYSSLS. Cost for non-component districts: $25 per session per participant

12. Unpacking the Social Studies Framework 7-12

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/12/2017

Unpacking the Social Studies Framework 7-12: Explore the content and practices of your grade level and use available curricula to meet the changing shifts in instructional practices in social studies. Use focused time to plan and organize your year, dive deep into inquiry frames and develop lessons and assessments that align to the new Framework.

13. Up Your Game! Discover New and Exciting Teaching Strategies.

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/18/2017

Up Your Game! Discover New and Exciting Teaching Strategies. Discover and explore ways to get your students to be engaged learners in the Social Studies setting. Design lessons, assessments and/or projects that will invigorate your pedagogy and inspire your students!
7-12 Understanding and Developing The Enduring Issues Essay: Participants will examine in depth the prototype Part 3 Enduring Issues Essay. They will work in small groups with provided documents to develop an Enduring Issues Essay, identifying enduring issues within each of the documents and mapping the documents to the Grade 10 Framework. Participants should be able to take this experience and apply it in their classrooms and schools. This workshop will take place in Goshen.

15. Revised NYS Math Standards Grades K-2

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/20/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction. Targeted Audience: Elementary Level General Education and Special Education Teachers of students in grades K-5

16. Revised NYS Math Standards Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/20/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction. Targeted Audience: Elementary Level General Education and Special Education Teachers of students in grades K-5

17. Building Your ENL Toolkit For All Content Areas

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/24/2017

During this workshop, we will explore the different proficiency levels of ENL students, as determined by the NYSESLAT, and how to determine appropriate expectations for your students. Participants will be introduced to instructional strategies involving differentiation and increasing your use of visuals. Tools to help teachers communicate with ENL students and their parents will also be discussed. Targeted Audience: All Teachers

18. SLS - Getting to Know Informe Académico and Educator’s Reference Complete

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 7/24/2017

Starting July 1, NOVELNY will offer Gale's Informe Académico and Educator's Reference Complete periodical resources and we want to show you what they're made of! Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. With more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports, Educator's Reference Complete is a great resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. In this 30 minute webinar, we'll explore the content in these resources and share best practices.

19. Revised NYS Math Standards Grades 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/25/2017

On September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards. This workshop will examine the changes and clarifications made to the New York State 6-8 mathematics learning standards.

20. Revised NYS Math Standards Grades 9-12

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/25/2017

On September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards. This workshop will examine the changes made to the 9-12 mathematics learning standards.

21. Literacy Strategies for Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 7/28/2017

This workshop will focus on various tools and examples of strategies that teachers can use to enhance instruction as they support students who are reading to learn. Participants will reflect on the current standards and learn about many different strategies that can be incorporated to support students at the 3-5 grade levels. Participants will also be given time to explore different resources that they can access. Targeted Audience: Elementary Level General Education and Special Education Teachers of students in grades 3-5

22. Analyzing Data with Pivot Tables

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 8/1/2017

There are many ways to analyze list data, but PivotTables feature is the most powerful and versatile method in Excel to analyzing list data. We will look at how create a PivotTable, modify the structure, and edit the data the PivotTable is based on. *Having a basic understanding of Excel sorting, filtering, and formulas is required.

23. Research and Development Team, Social Studies Grades 7-11

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/1/2017

Research and Development Team (Grades 7-11): The Prototype for the NEW Global and US History Regents has been rolled out. Now What? Join the R&D team to build a comprehensive "library" of primary sources and other stimuli that addresses all 3 parts of the new Regents Exams in Social Studies. In this summer workshop, participants will understand the purpose and process of the R & D team, visit the virtual "library" and add to existing work. Current R & D team members and newcomers are welcome!

24. Lead Evaluator Certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/2/2017

This training is for administrators who have not been previously trained. The training will include all of the state-prescribed components. The goal is to provide training that emphasizes growth producing feedback.

25. Lead Evaluator Re-certification Training

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/3/2017

This training is for administrators who have previously participated in Lead Evaluator Training. The training will continue with all of the state-prescribed components as well as growth producing feedback.

26. SLS - Future Ready Librarians: You Lead the Way

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators

Dates: 8/3/2017 to 8/4/2017

New
National and international presenter Shannon McClintock Miller will challenge you to unleash the library leader in you by using digital tools to connect, create and collaborate. You will have hands-on opportunities to craft your library leadership skills and deepen your professional knowledge as you begin to shape your professional future as well as the future of those you serve in your library. What can you do to become a Future Ready Librarian? What does it mean for your library, school, teachers and, especially, your students if you are a Future Ready Librarian? They are also questions we ask ourselves everyday as we embrace our ever-evolving roles within the library and school community. In this 12 hours of NYS CTLE certified professional development, national and international presenter Shannon McClintock Miller will explore with you the critical role that librarians can play in your strategic work with library educational technology leadership--empowering your students as creators and learners and you as a leader and content curator, exploring innovative instructional practices as leaders in the digital transformation of learning. Shannon McClintock Miller will challenge you to unleash the Future Ready Librarian in you with hands-on opportunities to learn and use digital tools and resources. She will inspire you to embrace the changes you can bring as a Future Ready librarian. You will strengthen your library leadership skills and deepen your knowledge as you begin to shape your professional future--as well as the future of those you work with every day in the library. You will “Connect, Create, and Collaborate,” meeting the goals of the Future Ready Librarians initiative and will leave supplied with the knowledge, resources and tools you need to be a Future Ready Librarian.

27. SLS - Usage Reports and Your Gale Resources

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 8/7/2017

Would you like to know more about your Gale database usage? In this online workshop we will cover Gale’s Usage Tool; find out how often the resources are used and which are most popular. Instruction will include creating reports on-demand as well as setting up monthly reports.

28. NYSSLS Grades 6-8!!! Let's Look at the Survey Results!!

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/8/2017

29. Curriculum Writing with OneNote

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 8/9/2017

With OneNote, teachers can create notebooks that help them stay organized, deliver curriculum, and collaborate with students and colleagues. Learn the basics of OneNote, and then dive into specific scenarios for teachers.

30. Released NYS Math Test Question Analysis Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/10/2017

This workshop will examine the latest released test questions for the 3-5 State Math Tests and how the questions can be used to help inform you instruction for the upcoming school year.

31. Introduction to Google Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 8/14/2017

Google Classroom is designed to help you create and collect assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features such as the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized. Learn how you can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and mark papers all within Google Classroom.

32. NYS ELA Test Questions Analysis Grades 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/14/2017

This workshop will focus on examining the released test questions for the 3-8 State Tests for ELA. We will be focusing on itemizing questions by standard, the “power standards”, calibrating writing scoring using exemplars and provided rubrics, and creating an action plan for moving forward.

33. Library Media Literacies for Educators 3 Day program

Program: School Library System

Audience: educators

Dates: 8/14/2017 to 8/16/2017

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will introduce educators to a wide range of free teaching and learning resources for practical use in the 21st century classroom. The classes will be taught by college and school librarians to provide educators with a solid foundation for teaching research techniques that are necessary for their students’ future. These workshops will take place over three days.Classes are $30 each, or $75 for the entire series. In Addition to registering in MLP, please also register at senylrc.org to attend.
Information Literacy: Understanding effective search on Google and Wikipedia, website evaluation, copyright, plagiarism, citing sources, and how to incorporate Empire State Information Fluency Continuum and other standards in assignments that foster critical thinking. Carolyn Bennett Glauda, SENYLRC Ellie Horowitz, Dominican College Gina Shelton, Dominican College Kimberly Hooper, John Jay High Sch Single day registration is $30. In addition to registering in MLP, please also register at senylrc.org to attend.

35. Let’s Look at the NYSSLS Grades PreK - K,

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 8/15/2017

This is the first of four working sessions for elementary teachers. We will develop an understanding of the new New York State Science Learning Standards and their implications for instruction. Innovative and engaging lessons will collaboratively be developed to be implemented, critiqued and modified throughout the year.
Research Proficiency: What is expected in a current college research assignment, how to create good research questions, time management, achieving an understanding of how to incorporate the library’s catalog, databases, and lesser-known services into effective research. This class will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY and will cover skills that you can apply to your own school’s library and other academic libraries in the Hudson Valley. Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College Denise Garofalo, Mount Saint Mary College Derek Sanderson, Mount Saint Mary College Jen Park, Mount Saint Mary College Single day registration is $30. In Addition to registering in MLP, please also register at senylrc.org to attend.

37. Revised NYS ELA Standards Grades K-2

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/16/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction.
Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley: Learn about the network of local primary sources, many of which are unique to our region. You will learn about how use archives and government resources in school projects and how to incorporate websites like Hudson River Valley Heritage into lesson plans. Instructors: Jeffrey Urbin, FDR Presidential Library Jennifer Palmentiero, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council Susan Stessin-Cohn, Town of New Paltz Single day registration is $30. In Addition to registering in MLP, please also register at senylrc.org to attend.

39. Revised NYS ELA Standards Grades 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/16/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction.

40. Released NYS Math Test Question Analysis Grades 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/17/2017

This workshop will analzye NYS math assessment data for grades 6-8, identify areas with deficiencies, and plan strategies for improvement. Participants should bring planning materials, as time for collaborative curricular modification will be provided.

41. Revised NYS ELA Standards Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/18/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction.

42. Revised NYS ELA Standards Grades 9-12

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/18/2017

Are you wondering about these new standards everyone is talking about? As you know, on September 21, 2016, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) released new draft New York State P-12 English Language for public comment. The new draft standards are the culmination of a year-long effort to gather feedback from teachers and parents. Two committees composed of more than 100 teachers and parents reviewed every standard and recommended changing 60 percent of the ELA standards. What does this mean for you? Come find out! We will explore the new standards, discuss changes and how the changes will impact your instruction.

43. NYS Math Assessment Data Analysis Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/22/2017

This workshop will analzye NYS math assessment data for grades 3-5, identify areas with deficiencies, and plan strategies for improvement. Participants should bring planning materials, as time for collaborative curricular modification will be provided.

44. Let’s Look at the NYSSLS Grades 1-2

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 8/22/2017

This is the first of four working sessions for elementary teachers. We will develop an understanding of the new New York State Science Learning Standards and their implications for instruction. Innovative and engaging lessons will collaboratively be developed to be implemented, critiqued and modified throughout the year.

45. NYS ELA Test Questions Analysis Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/24/2017

This workshop will focus on examining the released test questions for the 3-8 State Tests for ELA. We will be focusing on itemizing questions by standard, the “power standards”, calibrating writing scoring using exemplars and provided rubrics, and creating an action plan for moving forward.

46. Released NYS ELA Test Questions Analysis Grades 3-5

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/25/2017

This workshop will focus on examining the released test questions for the 3-8 State Tests for ELA. We will be focusing on itemizing questions by standard, the “power standards”, calibrating writing scoring using exemplars and provided rubrics, and creating an action plan for moving forward.

47. Released NYS ELA Test Questions Analysis Grades 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/25/2017

This workshop will focus on examining the released test questions for the 3-8 State Tests for ELA. We will be focusing on itemizing questions by standard, the “power standards”, calibrating writing scoring using exemplars and provided rubrics, and creating an action plan for moving forward.

48. NYS Math Assessment Data Analysis 6-8

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 8/28/2017

This workshop will analzye NYS math assessment data for grades 6-8, identify areas with deficiencies, and plan strategies for improvement. Participants should bring planning materials, as time for collaborative curricular modification will be provided.

49. SLS - Britannica Basics K-12 NOVELNY

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 9/6/2017

Join us for this interactive session to learn new ways to do research projects with students using Britannica resources. Get ideas for integrating technology and digital skills into your library and classrooms! Attendees will learn about special features, including:
• Creating a user account to collect, organize, and share favorite content
• Classroom curriculum resources (American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math)
• Expanded video and media content, including a video download feature
• Creating standards-aligned lesson plans with the lesson-plan builder

50. Olweus Overview for New Staff/Administrators/Team Members

Program: School Improvement - PBIS

Dates: 9/20/2017

New
Overview will provide an introduction to the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. The workshop will cover:
• Olweus definition of bullying and general bullying information
• Explanation of Olweus program components
• On the spot staff intervention
• Conducting class meetings
• What Olweus looks like in successful schools Local implementation examples will be shared.

51. SLS - Read Like a Detective, Write Like a Reporter. Cultivate Evidence-Based Reading & Writing. - NOVELNY

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 10/18/2017

“Oh, yeah? Prove it!” You normally hear children saying that on playgrounds and in backyards. Now, students are hearing that in their classrooms as teachers focus on revised standards. New standards emphasize the importance of evidence-based reading and writing for grades K-12. Join us for this session to learn about these shifts in student expectations and discover strategies to promote the use of evidence in research.

52. SLS - Fall Into Books Children's & Teen Literature Conference

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan Co. educators

Dates: 10/25/2017

Our keynote speaker is Christopher Wyble from GLSEN Hudson valley taking about "Safe Spaces for Every Student: LGBTQ 101". follwoing by two discussion groups where each participant is to read the group's titles and be prepared to discuss the content and correlation to school curriculum. Then award winning author, Kwame Alexander will make is presentation and sign books afterward. Interested educators must complete the paper registration and send it in with payment to SENYLRC for your registration to be accepted. Sullivan Co. educators must contact Lynn Miller about waiving payment.

53. SLS - Britannica School - NOVELNY

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 11/2/2017

Explore Britannica School through the eyes of your youngest patrons. Share in the wonderment as we explore the world around us through interactive games, maps, and unique features. Learn how children can explore new people, places, and things with Britannica’s thousands of images, videos, text, and other interactive tools. Find new ways to engage children in the library and at home. Attendees will learn about the following: - Learning Zone for PreK-2nd grade students - ‘My Britannica’ to collect, organize, and share favorite content. - Expanded video and media content, including a video download feature. -Ideas to promote Britannica School and NOVELNY in your community.

54. SLS- Discover STEM Resources - NOVELNY

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 11/15/2017

Schools are taking a new look at their resources for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This session will take you on a journey to find STEM resources. Learn about the STEM initiative and how Britannica can support you to:
• Motivate students to learn deeply and think critically
• Emphasize real-world applications of key concepts
• Build problem-solving, logical-reasoning, research, and inquiry skills
• Encourage collaboration, writing, and discussion to prepare students for college and future careers

55. SLS - Britannica for Teens - NOVELNY

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County educators

Dates: 12/5/2017

Bring research and non-fiction reading to life for your young adult and teen patrons. In this hands-on session learn about how to use Britannica School to ignite inquiry and promote self-directed learning. We’ll explore ideas and strategies to uncover content, engage reluctant readers, and provide support to ALL users. Attendees will learn about the following: - ‘My Britannica’ to collect, organize, and share favorite content. - Classroom curriculum resources for American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math. - Expanded video and media content, including a video download feature. -Ideas to promote Britannica School and NOVELNY in your community