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

1/10/2019 - PD for ALL - Analyzing and Interpreting Individualized Plans - What Does It Mean in the Classroom?

DATE: Thursday, January 10, 2019 TIME: 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. LOCATION: Over Zoom DESCRIPTION: Assessment results-basic i.e. if we were parents: - Executive Functioning - Long-term Memory - Short-term Memory - Processing Speed - Similarities etc. other sectors and content assessment and what it means. Goa…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

1/14/2019 - Early Childhood Cluster - TBD

DATE: Monday, January 14, 2019 TIME: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: These sessions are not offered over Zoom Topic and presenter TBD. More information to follow.
  • Event Contact: Becky Matthews

1/29/2019 - SPED Cluster - Autism - Appropriate Referrals, Collections and Monitoring Achievement, Behavior Strategies

DATE: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 TIME: 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. LOCATION: Zoom DESCRIPTION: Autism - appropriate referrals, collections and monitoring achievement, behavior strategies ~ What and how to make appropriate student referrals for the identification of autism spectrum disorder? ~ What collections a…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

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

10/18/2018 - PD for ALL - Personality Styles for Effective Communication and Challenging Situations!

DATE: Thursday, October 18, 2018 TIME: 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. LOCATION: Over Zoom DESCRIPTION: District instructional staff and administrators will benefit from this training as different personality and communication styles will be discussed and strategies for adjusting your own style to increase effecti…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

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

10/3/2018 - PD for ALL - Supporting English Language Learners- What do ALL Educators Need to Know?

DATE: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: District instructional staff and administrators are invited to join us to learn about the screening and identification of English Learners, and what is required in reference to E…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

10/30/2017 - Fall Inservice

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

10/30/2018 - 2018 SPED Fall In-service

DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES DESCRIPTION: More information and Agenda to follow
  • 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.

11/15/2018 - SPED Cluster - Executive Functioning - How Does This Impact the Students I serve and What Strategies Would I Use/Teach?

DATE: Thursday, November 15, 2018 TIME: 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. LOCATION: Zoom DESCRIPTION: Executive Functioning - How does this impact the students I serve and what strategies would I use/teach? ~ Specific ideas and strategies for analysis of cognitive evaluation results and how those results impact spec…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

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

11/26/2018 - Early Childhood Cluster - TBA

DATE: Monday, November 26, 2018 TIME: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: These sessions are NOT offered over Zoom Topic and presenter are TBD; more information will follow.
  • Event Contact: Becky Matthews

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

11/7/2018 - Ag Teachers Networking Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: More information and agenda will follow.
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

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

12/4/2018 - Orton-Gillingham Follow-up Session #2

DATE: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 TIME: 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.. LOCATION: Over Zoom DESCRIPTION: Orton-Gillingham Follow-up Question and Answer and Networking
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

2/26/2019 - PD for ALL - What Do You Do When They Don't Get It The First Time

DATE Tuesday, February 26, 2019 TIME: 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. LOCATION: On Zoom DESCRIPTION: What do you do when they don't get it the first time? ~ Planning your instruction - intentional ~ What strategies are proven effective for all learners (good first instruction) ~ How do you know if they don't get i…
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

2/26/2019 - Perkins Business Teachers Planning Session

DATE: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 TIME: 8:30 a.m .- 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: This will be the annual planning session for business teachers for Summer 2019 BUSI Conference and upcoming 2019-2020 Professional Development.

2/27/2019 - Perkins Ag Teachers Planning Session

DATE: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: This will be planning session for the 2019 Summer Ag Conference and planning for the upcoming 2019-2010 professional development. More information and agenda will follow.
  • Event Contact: Mitzi Swiatkowski

4/25/2019 - Orton-Gillingham Follow-up Session #3

DATE: Thursday, April 25, 2019 TIME: 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. LOCATION: Over Zoom DESCRIPTION: Orton-Gillingham Follow-up Training - Question and Answer and Networking
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

7/23/2018 - Orton-Gillingham Training - Day 1

DATE: July 23, 2018 - Day 1 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: See information attached
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

7/24/2018 - Orton-Gillingham Training - Day 2

DATE: July 24, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Please see information below
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley

7/25/2018 - Orton-Gillingham Training - Day 3

DATE: July 25, 2018 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Day 3 - See information below
  • Event Contact: Jeanne Boice-Wiley