Available events and service areas

CTE Teacher Professional Development: Precision Ag and Student Engagement-Day 2

DATE: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: Stratton DESCRIPTION: Day 2 CTE Ag Teachers will participate in Professional Development made possible through Perkins activities at the Stratton Conference. Topics presented will include Precision Ag and Student Engagement.
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

09/01/2017 - Business Manager's Meeting

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM The FPP Meeting will be in the morning and the business meeting following lunch.

09/13/2017 - Perkins Business Teachers Planning

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Required meeting for Perkins Business Teachers; part of grant planning and PD cycle. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

09/13/2017 -Orton Gillingham Training

We will have our first Orton-Gillingham networking meeting over zoom. It will be 4:15-5:15 pm Please bring your questions, concerns or success strategies for our network session!
  • Event Contact: Bev Blagg

09/14/2017 - Para-Professional Cluster - Roles and Responsibilities of the Paraprofessional

Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM Presenters: Leah Price, BOCES School Psychologist and JoDee Ellis, BOCES Speech Language Pathology Assistant This cluster will cover roles and responsibilites of the paraprofessional. It will include confidentiality, working with your supervisor and building independence in …
  • Event Contact: JoDee Ellis
  • Event Contact: Leah Price

09/18/2017 - Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program (CPI) Initial Certification Training

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This is a two day class running on 9/18 and 9/19. Must attend both days.

09/20/2017 - Principal Leadership - Leading From The Inside Out: Learning to Thrive in Today’s Educational Leadership Environment

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Time: 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Presenter: Rod Blunck Topic: Leading From The Inside Out: Learning to Thrive in Today’s Educational Leadership Environment. Subsets/activities will include: Leading from the Balcony (vignettes of adaptive leadership & appreciative in…

09/22/2017 - High-Level Math for High-Level Learners

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Presenter: Ed Zaccoaro.
  • Event Contact: Jodi Church

09/26/2017 - Special Education Transition Inservice

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For High School SPED Teachers and Related Service Providers ONLY!!
  • Event Contact: Bev Blagg
  • Event Contact: Moira Hawks
  • Event Contact: Nicole Kollath

09/28/2017 - Math with Lori Cook

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

09/29/2017 - Math with Lori Cook

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

10/04/2017 - Classroom Management by Dr. Tracy Mueller

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 2017-18 Professional Development for ALL Educators - Support the general education classrooms including alignment and integration of services for students with disabilities. Collaboration between general educators and special educators is a MUST!

10/10/2017 - Para-Professional Cluster - Autism 101

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM Presenter: Nicole Kollath, BOCES School Psychologist The topic for this session is Autism 101 - Autism is an ever growing and diverse diagnosis that is now affectiong 1 in 51 of our students. We will disucss characteristics, what school staff need to know, and how to suport the un…
  • Event Contact: Nicole Kollath

10/23/2017 - Early Childhood Cluster - Impact of Poverty

Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: East Central BOCES West Training Room Description: Impact of Poverty Stacey Schillig, MA ECSE, will provide insight on the impacts of poverty on learning, work habits, and decision making skills of students, children, and family members. A glimpse into the lives of…
  • Event Contact: Stacey Schillig

10/25/2017 - Effective Consultation and Collaboration to Support Students with Learning Challenges

4:15 PM to 6:15 PM. 2017-18 Professional Development for ALL Educators - Support the general education classrooms including alignment and integration of services for students with disabilities. Collaboration between general educators and special educators is a MUST!
  • Event Contact: Moira Hawks

10/26/2017 - Principal's Leadership - Support in the RtI Process

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM At both our Strategic Planning Session with superintendents and our Principal Leadership meeting this month, the discussion around RTI led to districts/schools wanting support for the RTI process. I shared that the ECBOCES RTI team would meet on September 25th to plan an RTI Proce…
  • Event Contact: Don Anderson

10/30/2017 - Fall Inservice

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Event Contact: Bev Blagg
  • Event Contact: Moira Hawks

11/01/2017 - Grades 3-5 Zoom Session with Lori Cook

TIME: 10:30AM-12:30PM LOCATION: Zoom DESCRIPTION: Zoom Session with Lori Cook
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

11/01/2017 - Grades K-2 Zoom Session with Lori Cook

TIME: 1:00PM-3:00PM LOCATION: WEST TRAINING ROOM DESCRIPTION: Zoom Session with Lori Cook
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

11/01/2017 - Secondary Zoom Session with Lori Cook

TIME: 8:30AM-10:30AM LOCATION: Zoom DESCRIPTION: Zoom Session with Lori Cook
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

11/02/2017 Paul Bloomberg - Impact Team Support

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Paul Bloomberg - Impact Team Support THIS TRAINING IS OPEN TO ALL TEAMS! BASED ON THE CAPACITY OF THE WEST TRAINING ROOM—THIS TRAINING WILL BE CAPPED AT 60 PARTICIPANTS! • Paul will take teachers through an …
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

11/09/2017 - Paraprofessional Cluster - Technology Supporting Students in the Classroom

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Rachel Franck, BOCES Speech Language Pathologist, will be presenting about a variety of apps and devices to support students of different ages and with different types of needs. Apps will include supports for organization, literacy, transitions, language, etc. to promote student …
  • Event Contact: Nicole Kollath
  • Event Contact: Leah Price

11/15/2017 - Perkins Ag Teachers Planning and PD

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Required meeting for Perkins Ag Teachers; part of grant planning and PD cycle. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

11/15/2017 - Sped Cluster - Specially Designed Instruction

4:15 PM to 6:15 PM Topic: Specially Designed Instruction Based on the students specific disability and goals and objectives, specially design your instruciton. We will discuss ways you can do this.

11/16/2017 - Principal Leadership Partners - UIP, Positives & Negatives

TIME: 9:00 A.M - 1:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: See Agenda

11/27/2017 - Early Childhood Cluster - Autism in Preschool

TIME: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room Presenter: Nicole Kollath,EdS Statistics show that Autism Spectrum Disorders is on the rise. Appropriate identification and support of young children with Autism can greatly improve outcomes over time. It is important to recogniz…
  • Event Contact: Nicole Kollath

11/30/2017 PD for ALL Educators - Writing Interventions and Inclusion Models

4:15 PM to 6:15 PM. 2017-18 Professional Development for ALL Educators - Support the general education classrooms including alignment and integration of services for students with disabilities. Collaboration between general educators and special educators.
  • Event Contact: Sharon Daxton Vorce

12/07/2017 - G/T Networking Meeting - AU Self Review

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. G/T Network Training: AU Self Review.
  • Event Contact: Jodi Church

12/13/2017 - G/T Twice Exceptional Training - Level 3; Part 1

TIME: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES - West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite – Levels I and 2 Twice Exceptional Trainings from 2016-2017, OR a solid knowledge of twice exceptional characteristics. Level 3 Trainings Part 1 and Part 2: In order to sustain our work from last year…
  • Event Contact: Jodi Church

12/14/2017 - Orton-Gillingham - Data & Instruction Follow-up

TIME: 4:15 - 5:15 P.M. LOCATION: Zoom Session DESCRIPTION: Orton-Gillingham - Data & Instruction Follow-up

Achieve Math Fluency with Lori Cook - Secondary Zoom Session

DATE: 15 February 2018TIME: Secondary Session 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. LOCATION: On Zoom DESCRIPTION:
  • Event Contact: Lori Cook

BOCES OFFICE CLOSED

TIME: LOCATION: DESCRIPTION: EC BOCES OFFICE IS CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS' DAY

BOCES OFFICE CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK

TIME: LOCATION: DESCRIPTION: BOCES OFFICE CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK!

BUSI Conference

DATE: Monday, June 4, 2018 TIME: 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: This PD if focused around Perkins Business Teachers within our member districts. Agend TBD
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

Business Managers Meeting

DATE: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES Training Room DESCRIPTION: This meeting is for district business managers.
  • Event Contact: Denise Pearson

CPI Initial Certification Training

DATE: June 11-12, 2018 TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: See attached informatioin
  • Event Contact: JoDee Ellis
  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell
  • Event Contact: Krista Helbing

CPI Initial Training - Day 1

DATE: 9 February, 2018TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: See information in resource section.
  • Event Contact: Hal McNerney

CPI Initial Training - Day 2

DATE: 16 February, 2018TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION:  Go to Event Resources to View More Information 
  • Event Contact: Hal McNerney

CPI Re-Certification

DATE: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Please see information below
  • Event Contact: JoDee Ellis
  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell
  • Event Contact: Krista Helbing

CPI Re-Certification Training

DATE: January 29, 2018TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION:  FEE: $25 – This includes materials. PLEASE BRING  THIS FEE ON THE DAY OF THE TRAINING. ATTIRE: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. INTENT: The intent and philosophy of CPI is to pro…
  • Event Contact: Hal McNerney

CTE Teacher Professional Development: Precision Ag and Student Engagement- Day 1

DATE: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: Stratton DESCRIPTION: CTE Ag Teachers will participate in Professional Development made possible through Perkins activities at the Stratton Conference. Topics presented will include Precision Ag and Student Engagement.
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

District RtI Coordinators PLC

DATE: 1 February, 2018TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: This is a PLC for district RtI Coordinators.The following is a tenative agenda: A.      Review and discuss videos of Model RtI meetings. B.       Opportunity to work with your peers…

Early Childhood Cluster - Assistive Technology

DATE: March 12, 2018TIME: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES Westl Training Room DESCRIPTION: Rachel Franck, MA CCC-SLP will share information about alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems including the benefits of AAC, different types of AAC that may be used, simple cla…
  • Event Contact: Rachel Franck
  • Event Contact: Faithanne Wailes

Early Childhood Cluster - Classroom Wide Behavioral Supports

DATE: 26 February, 2018TIME: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Classroom Wide Behavioral Supports Anita Ferrell, PsyD will be presenting strategies to support positive student behavior within the preschool classroom. Objectives will include understanding l…
  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell

Early Childhood Cluster - The Ins and Outs of Eligibility Determination

DATE: Monday, April 23, 2018 TIME: 5-8 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES East Training Room DESCRIPTION: The Ins and Outs of Eligibility DeterminationBecky Matthews and Faith Wailes will be taking an in-depth look at what deems a child eligible for special education, focusing on the area of social …
  • Event Contact: Faithanne Wailes

Early Childhood Cluster Series 17-18

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  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell
  • Event Contact: Rachel Franck
  • Event Contact: Nicole Kollath
  • Event Contact: Stacey Schillig
  • Event Contact: Faithanne Wailes

FPP Business Mngrs. Mtg./CSDSIP

DATE: Friday, March 9, 2018 TIME: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: District Business Managers will be having thier regular FPP Meeting in the a.m. and getting CSDSIP information in the p.m. Please register here if you plan to attend so we have an accurate …
  • Event Contact: Denise Pearson