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1. Forum for Elementary Math Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/7/2018

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

2. Forum for Secondary Math Teachers

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/7/2018

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

3. Integrating SEPS, CCCs and DCIs in High School Earth & Space Science Instruction

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 5/7/2018

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

In order to meet the performance expectations, PEs, of the NYSSLS, lessons and units must be developed using 3-dimensional (3D) instruction. The 3Ds include science & engineering practices, crosscutting concepts and disciplinary core ideas. Participants will develop an understanding of how these 3Ds together form the performance expectations for our students. Participants will delve into the earth & space science PEs at the high school level and brainstorm the development of units & lessons that will meet the intent of the NYSSLS. Audience: HS Earth & Space Science Teachers

4. 2018 ALA Notable Children's Books Banquet

Program: School Library System

Audience: educators and librarians

Dates: 5/8/2018 to 5/1/2018

Meeting Times: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 4:00 -7:30 pm

Location: SUNY-Orange Rowley Center for Science & Engineerin

Highlighted are books from 2017 for children up to age 14. Enjoy an evening of books, song and fun sponsored by SUNY-Orange Education Department. The cost is $15.00 and includes dinner.Registration and payment due by May 1st.

5. Design Thinking in the Classroom K-6

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/8/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:30

In this workshop we will explore design thinking and how to incorporate it into your K-6 instruction. If we want our students to think critically, consider the needs of others, and develop solutions to solve real worlds problems, design thinking provides a framework for working though these challenges.

6. Forum for Technology Integration and STEAM in Teaching

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/8/2018

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

7. Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/8/2018

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

Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know

8. SCCITA Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/9/2018

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

9. School Business Officials

Program: Business Office

Dates: 5/9/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30AM- 11:00AM

Monthly meeting with component school district Business Officials

10. CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

Program: Special Ed

Dates: 5/10/2018

Meeting Times: 1 - 3 PM

CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

11. CISM Team Meeting - May 11, 2018

Program: Safe Schools

Audience: Team Members

Dates: 5/11/2018

Meeting Times: May11th, 8:30am - 10:30am

Quarterly Team Meeting.

12. Integrating SEPs, CCCs and DCIs in High School Physical Science Instruction

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 5/14/2018

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

In order to meet the performance expectations, PEs, of the NYSSLS, lessons and units must be developed using 3-dimensional (3D) instruction. The 3Ds include science & engineering practices, crosscutting concepts and disciplinary core ideas. Participants will develop an understanding of how these 3Ds together formthe performance expectations for our students. Participants will delve into the physical setting PEs at the high school level and brainstorm the development of units & lessons that will meet the intent of the NYSSLS. Audience: HS Chemistry & Physics teachers

13. Secondary Principals' Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/15/2018

Meeting Times: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

14. Strategies for Building Student Math Fact Fluency

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 5/15/2018

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

Developing student fact fluency is a challenging practice in the elementary school setting. Even students that seemingly have internalized these facts often struggle to use them when it counts. This workshop will look at why this is, what fluency is and isn't, and better approaches for building student fluency with basic math facts.

15. Increasing Parent Communication with Technology

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/16/2018

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

"Learn how to leverage technology to encourage meaningful parent communication and participation in your classroom. We will take a look at private communications verses news/message to the parents and community. We will consider email, webpages, social networking tools, mobile apps, video conferencing, digital calendars, and gradebook portals."

16. Sullivan County Data Leaders Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/16/2018

Meeting Times: 1:00pm-2:30pm

These meetings are an opportunity for data leaders in Sullivan County districts to exchange ideas and information on best practices in data collection, reporting, analysis, privacy, and security, as well as to keep up to date on reporting deadlines, changes in regulations, and challenges specific to Sullivan County districts. We will be joined by a representative from the MHRIC and as needed, experts in managing various common software platforms

17. Elementary Principals' Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/17/2018

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

18. Multimedia Creation Apps

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/17/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Online

From video to pictures, memes to music. Go beyond creation of text based assignments to develop more multimedia!

19. Sullivan County Transition Council Meeting

Program: SCBOCES Collaborative Events

Dates: 5/18/2018

Meeting Times: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m

Sullivan County Transition Council Meeting

20. Developing Models for the NYSSLS Using 3D Printing

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 5/21/2018

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

The newly adopted NYSSLS require students to be proficient in the use of science and engineering practices (SEPs). 3D printing activities can easily be incorporated when instruction involves the SEPs, ‘Developing & Using Models’ and ‘Obtaining, Evaluating, and Information.’ This workshop will introduce the fundamentals of computer design and the mechanics of 3D printing. Participants will be able to identify where this STEM resource will fit into their NYSSLS curriculum and begin development of STEM & NYSSLS lessons using this technology. May 21, 2018

21. Design Thinking in the Classroom 7-12

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/22/2018

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

In this workshop, we will explore design thinking and how to incorporate it into your 7-12 instruction. If we want our students to think critically, consider the needs of others, and develop solutions to solve real worlds problems, design thinking provides a framework for working though these challenges.

22. SLS - 4th Quarterly School Library system Council Mtg./Workshop

Program: School Library System

Audience: School Librarians

Dates: 5/22/2018

Meeting Times: May 22, 2018, 8:30 - 3:00

Location: SC BOCES Admin. Bldg.

Our council meeting will focus on our CCD Plan and school wishlists that are submitted. We will have a demonstration of new eResources for the members.

23. The A to Z of Acrylics & Golden Paint Factory Tour

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Audience: K-12 Art Teachers

Dates: 5/22/2018

Meeting Times: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Location: New Berlin, NY5

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The GOLDEN Acrylic workshop/tour is a fun, fast-paced review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. The lworkshop will present information on pigments types, characteristics, heavy body, fluids, OPEN paints, gels, mediums, pastes, iridescents, and much more. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as oil, watercolor, pastel or colored pencil; get key information on color mixing for brilliant hues , blending and controlling drying time; see how gels can be used to modify paint properties or create unique textural surfaces. From traditional to contemporary to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile.

24. Video in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/23/2018

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

Location: Online

How can you use and create video projects in your classroom?

25. Essential Elements for Success - Teaching Writing in Grades K-2

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 5/24/2018

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

One of the most important tasks of elementary level teachers is to introduce their young students to the written language and how to use it creatively and effectively in order to communicate. However, writing instruction does not have to be intimidating for you or your students. Participants will explore the different types of writing reflected in the Standards and examples of each, how to fit writing into a packed schedule, and also be introduced to tech tools that can provide quick and useful feedback to students.

26. Add-Ons to Personalize Chrome

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/31/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Online

Discover how to make Google work better for you through Add-Ons in Docs, Slides, and other Drive apps.

27. NYSATA Portfolio Project Adjudicator

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 6/1/2018

Meeting Times: 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Monticello High School, 39 Breakey Avenue, Montice

The NYSATA Portfolio Project is a program developed by the New York State Education Department and provides an authentic assessment tool to teachers, administrators, students and parents. Your role as adjudicators in this assessment process is valued and can be awarded CTLE credits. Please select one or both sessions to receive CTLE credit.Individuals can sign-up for one or both sessions. Teachers that are adjudicators for the actual event can receive CTLE credit; up to the numbers of hours they participate in the Adjudication process.

28. TI-Nspire User Group

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 6/1/2018

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

This meeting is intended for TI-Nspire users to meet, collaborate, share ideas, and learn to make the most of this powerful device. Participants are expected to bring resources and ideas to share with the group. The focus will be on the features of the Nspire device itself, not the Navigator System. There will be a brief overview of some of the staple features available along with some self-paced learning time. Participants must bring their own TI-Nspire device for this workshop.

29. NYSATA Portfolio Project Adjudicator

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 6/2/2018

Meeting Times: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Monticello High School, 39 Breakey Avenue, Montice

The NYSATA Portfolio Project is a program developed by the New York State Education Department and provides an authentic assessment tool to teachers, administrators, students and parents. Your role as adjudicators in this assessment process is valued and can be awarded CTLE credits. Please select one or both sessions to receive CTLE credit.Individuals can sign-up for one or both sessions. Teachers that are adjudicators for the actual event can receive CTLE credit; up to the numbers of hours they participate in the Adjudication process.

30. Using Technology in the Social Studies Setting

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/5/2018

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

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Google Earth and other free technologies are right at your fingertips. Come to this workshop to explore all of the exciting and free tools to use with your students that will be engaging as they learn the social studies content and practices for your grade level.

31. Apps and Extensions to Make Google Work

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/6/2018

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

Location: Online

Google has so many ways to be customized. Explore and share together here!

32. PBIS/Olweus Team Work Day

Program: School Improvement - PBIS

Audience: PBIS and Olweus Team members

Dates: 6/6/2018

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

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Opportunity for teams to devote a day to action planning and implementation of PBIS and/or the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program components. Guidance from PBIS/Olweus Trainer will be provided. Teacher Center resources will be available. Laptops can be provided.

33. SCCITA Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 6/6/2018

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

34. NOVELNY: Avoid the Summer Slide!

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators

Dates: 6/7/2018

Meeting Times: June 7, 2018, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: No travel needed. Watch from the comfort of your o

Summer is here, and teachers and students alike are ready for a much-deserved break. During this time off, students sometimes experience the “summer slide,” or the lack of classroom time might result in an “achievement gap.” Research shows that reading is the best way to avoid student learning loss. Join us to learn about engaging strategies and activities that encourage students to read, while reinforcing and strengthening key concepts and skills in vocabulary, comprehension, and writing.

35. Simple Ways Personalize Student Feedback

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/7/2018

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

"TThe speed and quality student feedback is one of the most impactful things we do as teachers. Come learn fast, simple and time saving ways to give more quality student feedback. "

36. PBIS/Olweus Team Work Day

Program: School Improvement - PBIS

Audience: PBIS and Olweus Team members

Dates: 6/11/2018

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

New
Opportunity for teams to devote a day to action planning and implementation of PBIS and/or the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program components. Guidance from PBIS/Olweus Trainer will be provided. Teacher Center resources will be available. Laptops can be provided.

37. Essential Elements for Success - Teaching Writing in Grades 3-5

Program: Arts In Education / Instructional Support Services

Dates: 6/12/2018

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

One of the most important tasks of elementary level teachers is to introduce their young students to the written language and how to use it creatively and effectively in order to communicate. However, writing instruction does not have to be intimidating for you or your students. Participants will explore the different types of writing reflected in the Standards and examples of each, how to fit writing into a packed schedule, and also be introduced to tech tools that can provide quick and useful feedback to students.

38. SLS - Free Gale Databases and Gale Page Studio

Program: School Library System

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 6/12/2018

Meeting Times: 8:00 registration, 8:30-11:30

Location: The Jane Bullowa Conference Center, 175 North Ches

Our training session is K12 focused and will start with a brief overview and dive into the features and tools of the Gale In Context databases. The resources that will be covered: Kids InfoBits, Research In Context, Opposing Viewpoints In Context (including the new Chrome extension), and General OneFile. Additionally, this workshop will cover the Gale Page Studio which is an opportunity for librarians to learn how to customize their complimentary resource site. A Gale Page is a website that will offer users a visual experience with a clear access point to all of the library’s resources and eBooks. The Gale Page can be customized with a banner to match the school’s website, hide or reorder Gale resource icons, and add additional pages for departments or special projects. Also, participants will learn how to add boxes for contact information, widgets, social media feeds, quick links to websites or shareable documents, add resources from other vendors, so users will have a one-stop-shop to all of the library’s resources. In this session, attendees will learn best practices for Gale Pages, how to customize in Studio, and have the opportunity to build their own in the workshop with Gale experts on site. This is a hands-on workshop.

39. School Business Officials

Program: Business Office

Dates: 6/13/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30AM- 11:00AM

Monthly meeting with component school district Business Officials

40. Sullivan County Transition Council Meeting

Program: SCBOCES Collaborative Events

Dates: 6/15/2018

Meeting Times: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m

Sullivan County Transition Council Meeting

41. Forum for Assistant Principals

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 6/18/2018

Meeting Times: 7:30am - 9:30am

42. Sullivan County Data Leaders Meeting

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/20/2018

Meeting Times: 1:00pm-2:30pm

These meetings are an opportunity for data leaders in Sullivan County districts to exchange ideas and information on best practices in data collection, reporting, analysis, privacy, and security, as well as to keep up to date on reporting deadlines, changes in regulations, and challenges specific to Sullivan County districts. We will be joined by a representative from the MHRIC and as needed, experts in managing various common software platforms

43. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition - 3-day event

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators for grades 6-12

Dates: 6/26/2018 to 6/28/2018

Meeting Times: June 26-28, 2018 from 9:00-4:00

Location: FDR Library in Hyde Park & Mount Saint Mary Colleg

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will use active learning techniques to introduce classroom teachers 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 students how to be more information literate and how to use research in action so they are prepared for college. These workshops will take place over three days. Attendees come to all three of the classes. Who is the audience for these workshops? Any 6-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects. 6/26/2018 Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley: Learn about the network of local primary sources, many of which are unique to our region. 6/27/2018 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. This workshop will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY 6/28/2018 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 databases into effective research. This workshop will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY The workshops will include ongoing work on an annotated bibliography of resources that attendees can use in support of an instructional unit or objective. All participants will receive a binder of handouts for use in classroom instruction. Cost is $75.00 to SENYLRC, New Paltz, NY Lunch will be provided.

44. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition Day 1 only - June 26, 2018

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators for grades 6-12

Dates: 6/26/2018

Meeting Times: Tuesday, June 26th from 9:00 - 4:00 Lunch will be provided.

Location: FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will use active learning techniques to introduce classroom teachers 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 students how to be more information literate and how to use research in action so they are prepared for college. These workshops will take place over three days. Attendees can come to one, two, or all three of the classes. Who is the audience for these workshops? Any 6-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects. 6/26/2018 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. This workshop will be held at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. The workshops will include ongoing work on an annotated bibliography of resources that attendees can use in support of an instructional unit or objective. All participants will receive a binder of handouts for use in classroom instruction. Cost is $30 to SENYLRC, New Platz, NY

45. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition Day 2 only - June 27, 2018

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators for grades 6-12

Dates: 6/27/2018

Meeting Times: Wednesday, June 27th from 9:00 - 4:00 Lunch will be provided.

Location: FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will use active learning techniques to introduce classroom teachers 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 students how to be more information literate and how to use research in action so they are prepared for college. These workshops will take place over three days. Attendees can come to one, two, or all three of the classes. Who is the audience for these workshops? Any 6-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects. 6/27/2018 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. This workshop will be held at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY The workshops will include ongoing work on an annotated bibliography of resources that attendees can use in support of an instructional unit or objective. All participants will receive a binder of handouts for use in classroom instruction. Cost is $30 to SENYLRC, New Platz, NY

46. Educator Lab: High School to College Transition Day 3 only - June 28, 2018

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Educators for grades 6-12

Dates: 6/28/2018

Meeting Times: Thursday, June 28th from 9:00 - 4:00 Lunch will be provided.

Location: Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave, Newburgh

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will use active learning techniques to introduce classroom teachers 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 students how to be more information literate and how to use research in action so they are prepared for college. These workshops will take place over three days. Attendees can come to one, two, or all three of the classes. Who is the audience for these workshops? Any 6-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects. 6/28/2018 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 in a college library and will cover hands-on activities that you can apply to your own school’s library and other academic libraries in the Hudson Valley. This workshop will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY The workshops will include ongoing work on an annotated bibliography of resources that attendees can use in support of an instructional unit or objective. All participants will receive a binder of handouts for use in classroom instruction. Cost is $30 to SENYLRC, New Platz, NY

47. SLS - Refugee Literature for Teens

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan County Secondary Teachers 7-12

Dates: 8/14/2018

Meeting Times: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:00-11:00

Location: No travel needed. Participate from your own home o

Explore collections of resources for titles that raise awareness to the refugee experience, serve as pathways for discussion and communicate varied experiences. How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang Refugee by Alan Gratz Learning Objective: Strengthen book discussions with the resources and tools at TeachingBooks.net Agenda: Examine resources for each title Use Sharing Tools to draw readers into the book experience Share implementation ideas and strategies Create and Share lists of titles and resources