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1. Ed Law 2D and Student Privacy

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/4/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

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Ed Law 2D is about protecting student privacy. Learn how to protect yourself and your students.

2. Introduction to Lexia Learning *Monticello CSD Only (Nov 4)

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/4/2020

Meeting Times: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Online

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In this workshop we will do an overview of the Lexia Core 5 program. We will navigate through managing your classes & students in the program. We will also take a look at the student portal and navigate through the student view. * There are 2 section of the same training Nov 4th or 18th. Please register for ONE of the sessions.

3. SLS - Plan of Service Meeting #2

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan SLS members

Dates: 11/4/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, November 4th at 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Location: Meeting will be conducted via Zoom.

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Each library system must submit a 5-year Plan of Service for the system to be operational. This meeting is to work on the components of our Plan of Service that are required by NYS law.

4. Launching Writers Workshop PK - 1 (Eldred CSD Only)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Special Education

Dates: 11/5/2020

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:00pm

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This workshop will present overview of practical methods for launching a writing workshop. You'll learn about the valuable structures and routines that you'll need to set up in order to encourage confidence and independence in your youngest writers, leading them to live the "writerly life." Basically, the "launch" teaches students what they must know and do in order to be successful members of their writing community.

5. Clearing the Clutter Part 2: Decreasing Stress through Mindfulness

Program: School Improvement

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

Dates: 11/6/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00pm-1:00pm

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(Part 2 of 3) In these strange and unprecedented times, to say that our stress levels are "off the charts" is no exaggeration. Learning and practicing skills of mindfulness-the ability to stay focused on one's present experience with nonjudgmental awareness-can help us to remain calm, reduce stress and develop a more positive outlook. This workshop continues to discuss and practice "mindful" concepts and activities on the continuum from personal to professional contexts. You may participate, even if you didn't attend Part 1. Please wear comfortable clothing and have some water nearby.

6. Formative Assessment Tools in a Virtual Environment

Program: Model Schools

Audience: eachers, Building Administrators/Leadership

Dates: 11/9/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Assessments are great, but how do we know students are learning throughout the year? Check out some digital formative assessment tools.

7. Launching Writers Workshop Gr 2,3,4 (Eldred CSD Only)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Special Education

Dates: 11/10/2020

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:00pm

New
This workshop will present overview of practical methods for launching a writing workshop. You'll learn about the valuable structures and routines that you'll need to set up in order to encourage confidence and independence in your youngest writers, leading them to live the "writerly life." Basically, the "launch" teaches students what they must know and do in order to be successful members of their writing community.

8. Launching Writers Workshop Gr 5-6 (Eldred CSD Only)

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Special Education

Dates: 11/12/2020

Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:00pm

New
This workshop will present overview of practical methods for launching a writing workshop. You'll learn about the valuable structures and routines that you'll need to set up in order to encourage confidence and independence in your youngest writers, leading them to live the "writerly life." Basically, the "launch" teaches students what they must know and do in order to be successful members of their writing community.

9. Collaboration Tools in GSuite

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads

Dates: 11/18/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Move beyond sharing documents to actually collaborating with meaningful lessons using the GSuite.

10. Intro to Castle Learning *Monticello CSD Only

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/18/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Location: Online

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If you aren't familiar with Castle Learning or haven't seen it in a while, join us for this beginner/refresher session. Teachers will learn how to create assignments for HW, spiral review, quizzes, and assessments. In addition, this session will introduce teachers to the benefits of using Castle Learning as a classroom instruction tool with immediate data gathered from student activity to help inform instruction. Teachers will learn how to work with small groups of differentiated students and encourage students to become independent learners using Castle Learning. Applicable for Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, French, Music, AP US History, AP European History, AP Physics and also VERY beneficial for Special Ed teachers since all K-12 content is available.

11. Introduction to Lexia Learning *Monticello CSD Only (Nov 18)

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 11/18/2020

Meeting Times: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Online

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In this workshop we will do an overview of the Lexia Core 5 program. We will navigate through managing your classes & students in the program. We will also take a look at the student portal and navigate through the student view. * There are 2 section of the same training Nov 4th or 18th. Please register for ONE of the sessions.

12. NWEA - Virtual MAP Growth Administrator User Group

Program: Model Schools

Audience: NWEA Administrators, Teacher Leaders who have Access to District/Building Level Reports

Dates: 11/18/2020

Meeting Times: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Online

Use new Recovery and Goal-Setting Data File for 2020-21 School Year to: • Identify if and to what extent student achievement has changed across the period of interrupted learning • View number of RIT points needed to reach the same achievement percentile attained in the previous academic year • Help establish meaningful and realistic growth goals for students in this school year Have your log-in handy to access data in real time.

13. NWEA - Virtual MAP Growth for Teacher User Group

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Department Leaders

Dates: 11/18/2020

Meeting Times: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Online

Using Fall MAP Growth data, apply class and student level reports to set growth and learning goals for this academic year • Where is my class in relation to my district mean and 2020 Norms? • Which of my students are ready for grade level instruction, which may need scaffolding and which may be ready for enrichment? • How do I set growth and learning goals for students? Come to the session with an idea of what you're teaching next or NY Standard you want to focus your data review.

14. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 11/19/2020

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

15. Video Projects in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 11/23/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Link will be sent by the instructor to participant

Don't just have video calls, have students create and manage their own video projects as well.

16. Engaging Students in Virtual Environments

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/2/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Virtual environments can be extremely challenging. Consider best practices for engaging students in virtual instruction.

17. Reclaiming Our Resilience: Strategies for Strengthening our Ability to Cope

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teachers, Special Education, Teacher Assistants

Dates: 12/2/2020

Meeting Times: 9:45am-10:45am

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"Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" tackles the problem of educator stress, and the practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching will be presented. The companion workbook will be used to show how to actualize the framework, streamlining the way toward renewal and strength. Workbook is included in the cost of the workshop; textbook may be purchased individually.

18. Google Sites for Streamlined Workflow

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/9/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

The GSuite is tremendous, but where does it all go? How do we manage it? Check out GSuite's Sites for some support.

19. Lexia Learning Reports & Data *Monticello CSD Only

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 12/9/2020

Meeting Times: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Online

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In this session we will generate and discuss class and individual student reports. We will take a look at how the reports can help you prioritize and plan instruction for your students.

20. Reclaiming Our Resilience: Strategies for Strengthening our Ability to Cope

Program: School Improvement

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

Dates: 12/16/2020

Meeting Times: 9:45am-10:45am

New
"Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" tackles the problem of educator stress, and the practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching will be presented. The companion workbook will be used to show how to actualize the framework, streamlining the way toward renewal and strength. Workbook is included in the cost of the workshop; textbook may be purchased individually.

21. Screencastify for Class Projects & Engaging Students

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads

Dates: 12/16/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Learn how to use Screencastify to engage with students and collect student work.

22. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 12/17/2020

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

23. Connecting with Kids in Poor Internet Areas

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership

Dates: 1/6/2021

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Internet is not a public utility, which makes things hard for our families in remote or poor areas. Discuss how to connect with students with intermittent or poor internet areas.

24. Reclaiming Our Resilience: Strategies for Strengthening our Ability to Cope

Program: School Improvement

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

Dates: 1/6/2021

Meeting Times: 9:45am-10:45am

New
"Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" tackles the problem of educator stress, and the practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching will be presented. The companion workbook will be used to show how to actualize the framework, streamlining the way toward renewal and strength. Workbook is included in the cost of the workshop; textbook may be purchased individually.

25. Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County school librarians and educators

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 5/31/2021

Meeting Times: Starting Jan. 11, running through May 31, 2021

Location: The course will be asynchronous w/ five ZOOM sessi

The eight library systems in the Southeastern region, Dutchess, Orange-Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster School Library Systems, Ramapo-Catskill, and Mid-Hudson Public Library Systems and SENYLRC, are sponsoring Project Ready: Reimagining Equity and Access for Diverse Youth. This is an extensive professional development program that will run from January to May 2021. It will follow the Project READY syllabus developed by the University of North Carolina. This program is 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." Participants will be required to attend at least five live webinars and participate in asynchronous discussion groups to receive CTLE credit. Dr. Evangela Oates will be the facilitator/coordinator for this program. The initial cohort will be limited to 100 participants drawn from school, public and academic libraries.

The course is being subsidized by the Sullivan School Library System. Participants will pay $125.00 to register. If personal checks are being sent, please contact me for details. lynn.miller@scboces.org 845-295-4090.

Check out this website for more information about the course. https://ready.web.unc.edu/

26. SLS - Mock Book Awards - Newbery Medal

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County School Library personnel

Dates: 1/13/2021

Meeting Times: Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: We will be meeting via Zoom.

On Jan. 25, 2021, the American Library Association presents their book awards for the best literature for children. Our goal for the Mock Book Awards day is to share quality literature with our SLS members that our students would read. Each participant will have read books from 2020 of quality children's literature. At the Mock Awards sessions, they will break into groups for the Newbery Award (elementary). The discussion throughout the afternoon will center around the aspects of the book that make it quality literature for children. At the end of the day, Sullivan County SLS members will select from the titles read, to add books to add to their library collections.

27. Video Chat Best Practices

Program: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Building Administrators/Leadership, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders/ Content Leads

Dates: 1/13/2021

Meeting Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: The link will be sent by the instructor prior to t

Video chat is a means to an end in this teaching environment. Discuss and learn best practices to managing your video platform.

28. Reclaiming Our Resilience: Strategies for Strengthening our Ability to Cope

Program: School Improvement

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

Dates: 1/20/2021

Meeting Times: 9:45am-10:45am

New
"Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators" tackles the problem of educator stress, and the practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching will be presented. The companion workbook will be used to show how to actualize the framework, streamlining the way toward renewal and strength. Workbook is included in the cost of the workshop; textbook may be purchased individually.

29. SLS - Mock Book Awards - Printz Medal

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County School Library personnel

Dates: 1/20/2021

Meeting Times: Wednesday Jan. 20, 2021 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: We will be meeting via Zoom.

On Jan. 25, 2021, the American Library Association presents their book awards for the best literature for children. Our goal for the Mock Book Awards day is to share quality literature with our SLS members that our students would read. Each participant will have read books from 2020 of quality children's literature. At the Mock Awards sessions, they will break into groups for the Printz Award (secondary). The discussion throughout the afternoon will center around the aspects of the book that make it quality literature for children. At the end of the day, Sullivan County SLS members will select from the titles read, to add books to add to their library collections.

30. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 1/21/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

31. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 2/18/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

32. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 3/25/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

33. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 4/15/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

34. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 5/20/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions

35. CSE Chairperson Meetings

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 6/10/2021

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 pm

Location: Virtual Meeting

CSE Chairperson Meetings/Discussions