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1. ELA Assessment Building

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/2/2017

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2. Exploring the Social Studies Practices.....Focus on Geographic Reasoning

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Dates: 5/2/2017

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Unpack the Social Studies Practices for your grade level to gain a better understanding of the skills that your students should be demonstrating. In this workshop, we will explore all of the Geographic Reasoning skills and discuss what they should look like in your class...What are some formative and summative assessments that engage students in this particular practice? How can I use the inquiry frames that are available to me to teach geographic reasoning? How can I identify the geographic skills that my students are lacking and address those gaps? Workshop participants will work on developing teaching tools that can be used in their instructional practices.
Academic pressures, time constraints, and the diverse needs of teenagers can make it tough to differentiate instruction in the middle and high school grades. However, you can overcome those challenges! This workshop will focus on how to create a healthy classroom community that embraces students' unique qualities, translate Common Core curriculum into learning goals that are fit to be differentiated, uncover students' learning needs and interests and tailor tasks accordingly, and engage all students in learning, regardless of their background, native language, learning style, motivation, or readiness. Targeted Audience: Secondary Teachers *Participants should come prepared with current curriculum and/or resources being used in the classroom.

4. Teaching in a 1:1 Device Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/5/2017

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Access to 1:1 student devices in your classroom? This powerful resource will allow for a dramatic shift in your teaching practices. Harness the power of technology to engage your students and provide the ultimate 21st century learning experience for your students.

5. Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know

Program: Health & Safety Coordination

Dates: 5/9/2017

Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know
In this second session of our literacy series, teachers will fine tune the literacy tools they designed and share with other workshop participants.

7. Student Created Video Projects

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/9/2017

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Tired of having students do the same projects for presenting ideas? Leverage student creativity and let them loose creating video projects on the web.

8. QR Codes in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/10/2017

This workshop will focus on using QR Codes as an instructional aide. QR are codes are great to link to websites but you can also link to your own material. Demonstration will include how to create instructional videos using Explain Everything on the iPad as well as uploading those videos to YouTube. Finally we will generate a few ideas for using QR Codes in the core subjects.

9. SCCITA

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/10/2017

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10. School Business Officials Mtg

Program: Business Office

Dates: 5/10/2017

Monthly Mtg to Discuss Component and District specific needs

11. Social Studies Leadership Council #4

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/10/2017

Become and ambassador for your school or district by attending quarterly meetings to learn about NYSED news and initiatives in the area of Social Studies. Work collaboratively to share exciting teaching strategies, tools and websites. Members of the council will share information they learn with their colleagues and be a "point" person in charge of disseminating pertinent information in Social Studies.

12. Getting Started with Office 365 in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/10/2017

This webinar will dig into the tools available for educators with an Office 365 subscription. We will examine the benefits of cloud-based storage, the collaborative capabilities of Microsoft OneDrive, and lastly look at using OneNote to power your instruction with the OneNote Class Notebook.

13. SLS - 4th Quarterly Council Mtg. & Workshop

Program: School Library System

Audience: library personnel

Dates: 5/11/2017

During our meeting, we will be reviewing the database purchases for next year and showing the new NOVELny databases that begin in July. Tom Evans From TLC will provide a demo via webinar as an overview tot eh new modules of the new circulation, cataloging and launchpage modules that are part of our software upgrade.

14. CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

Program: Special Ed

Audience: CSE Chairperson Committee

Dates: 5/11/2017

CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

15. HyperDocs 101

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/11/2017

This webinar will take a look at how to improve a typical Google Doc into an interactive "Hyperdoc". Transform your teaching with hyperdocs so all of your students are constantly engage.

16. Secondary Principals' Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/16/2017

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17. QR Codes in the Classroom

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/16/2017

Quick Response (QR) codes are easy to create and have many uses in the classroom. In this webinar, learn how to create Scavenger Hunts, change up your normal routine, have students check their own answers, and save valuable classroom time using QR Codes. Device with QR Reader required for this webinar.

18. SLS - Get Students Excited for Summer Reading

Program: School Library System

Audience: educators

Dates: 5/16/2017

Join us for a 1-hour instructed webinar, highlighting ready to use and custom reading lists. We will share practical examples you can use in your libraries to support summer reading programs. Learning Objective: Create Custom Reading Lists to share with students and families for summer reading programs. Teachingbooks is provided by Sullivan BOCES School Library System funding.

19. 21st Century Reading Tools

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/17/2017

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Reading online is not always easy. Explore free resources to engage readers and engage comprehension.

20. Elementary Principals' Meeting

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 5/18/2017

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21. SLMSSENY Spring Symposium

Program: School Library System

Audience: Sullivan school library personnel

Dates: 5/20/2017

Location: Overlook Lodge is just off the Bear Mountain Bridg

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This year's School Library Media Specialists of Southeastern NY Spring Symposium features award winning author and illustrator Bryan Collier, along with a series of engaging workshops, and the presenting of SLMSSENY Scholarships and Grants. Workshops will include 1) Storytelling as an art, 2) Resources and support for our ENL students and the Hispanic/Spanish speaking community, 3) Breakout EDU to inspire a love of reading, and 4) Best Practices for Collection Development and Programming. Join us for a day of learning, networking, sharing of ideas, and end the day with a collage workshop with Bryan!

22. Engaging Students with Technology Over the Summer

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/23/2017

This webinar will examine some practical ways to keep your students engaged over the summer by using technology!

23. National Board Awareness Session

Program: Sullivan County Teacher Center

Audience: Teachers interested in National Board Certification

Dates: 5/23/2017

Location: 6 Wierk Ave, Liberty, NY

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If you are interested in becoming a nationally board certified teacher, join us for an awareness session to find out the details!

24. Turn Social Media into a Professional Learning Network

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 5/24/2017

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Are you a social media master? Perhaps you're hesistant and uneasy about being on social media. Discover how these tools can be used to engage your teaching practice and help you grow.

25. Art & Music Leadership Council

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Teacher leaders of the arts

Dates: 5/25/2017

This program is designed for Art and Music teachers who will lead district discussions and facilitate meetings regarding implementation of Art and Music curriculm. Key instructional priorities and assessment practices will be discussed. Professional development resources wil be shared. Part of each session will be devoted to the development of plans for sharing/turn keying critical information within districts.
Teachers will explore the IFC and develop a research project in Social Studies.

27. If I'm Running Guided Reading, What are all of my Other Students Doing?

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Grade levels K-6, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/5/2017

Guided reading time is sacred and vital to student learning. However, during guided reading, have you ever had the feeling that your classroom has turned into a zoo? It happens! The key is to prepare kids well for independent work and provide appropriate activities that are engaging. Once kids know exactly what to do, learning goes wild, not your students! This workshop is designed to help teachres who are struggling with guided reading or for teachers who need a new idea or two.

28. Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know

Program: Health & Safety Coordination

Dates: 6/6/2017

Initial Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right to Know

29. SCCITA

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 6/7/2017

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30. School Business Officials Mtg

Program: Business Office

Dates: 6/7/2017

Monthly Mtg to Discuss Component and District specific needs

31. Extending GSuite for Customized Learning

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/7/2017

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Do you wish your computer could do more for you? Do you think the students should have better tools at their disposal? Explore how to customize your web experience with Google tools.

32. NWEA Training: Applying Reports

Program: School Improvement

Audience: Lead teachers/ instructional coaches/ curriculum leaders

Dates: 6/8/2017

Learn to:


• access, interpret, and apply MAP reports used by teachers and instructional coaches such as the Teacher/Class Report and Class Breakdown Reports


• meet individual student needs by identifying targeted instructional groups based on MAP goal area performance data


• boost differentiation efforts by connecting groups of students to skills in the MAP Learning Continuum


• access, interpret, and apply student growth data using the Achievement Status and Growth Reports


• develop sound student learning goals using growth projections and learning statements from the Student Goal Setting Worksheet and the Learning Continuum


• engage students in goal setting and build shared ownership of data with students and parents There is a cost associated with this workshop to be dependent upon the number of registrants. Minimum of 20 participants is required.

33. CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

Program: Special Ed

Audience: CSE Chairperson Committee

Dates: 6/8/2017

CSE Chairperson Committee Meeting

34. Intermediate Google Apps for Education

Program: Model Schools

Dates: 6/9/2017

This session is intended for users that are already familiar with creating Google Docs. We will be getting into some more advanced uses of the Google Docs Suite and the power of "Add-ons". We will then move on to making our first Google Form and begin using Google Classroom.

35. Setting You and Your Students Up for Success

Program: School Improvement

Dates: 6/9/2017

With the current school year coming to a close, the new school year will be here before we know it! This interactive workshop examines teacher reflection in regards to setting goals for you and your students as well as the importance and benefits of student self-assessment and student-led conferences. Targeted Audience: K-12 Teachers

36. 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