Available Resources

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

TIME: 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!

CPI Initial Training - Day 1

TIME: 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

TIME: 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 Training

TIME: 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 provide the best care, we…
  • Event Contact: Hal McNerney

District RtI Coordinators PLC

TIME: 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 and simulate an RtI m…

Early Childhood Cluster - Assistive Technology

TIME: 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 classroom supports for A…
  • Event Contact: Rachel Franck

Early Childhood Cluster - Classroom Wide Behavioral Supports

TIME: 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 least restrictive enviro…
  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell

G/T Twice Exceptional - Level 3 - Part 2

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 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 las…

Gifted/Talented 101 for ALL Educators

TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES PRESENTERS: Jodi Church, ECBOCES GERC, Paula McGurie, NEBOCES GERC DESCRIPTION: Attend GT 101 for all Educators to learn about Gifted Characteristics, the Identification Process, your role in the Advanced Learning Plan (ALP), how to meet the n…
  • Event Contact: Jodi Church

Grades 3-5 Achieve Math Fluency with Support from Lori Cook Zoom Session

TIME: 10:30 - 12:30 LOCATION: Zoom Sessions DESCRIPTION:
  • Event Contact: Lori Cook

Grades K-2 Achieve Math Fluency with Support from Lori Cook

TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. LOCATION: Zoom Session DESCRIPTION:
  • Event Contact: Lori Cook

Homeless Liaison Training

TIME: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION:

Para Cluster - Bullying and Peer Conflict

TIME: 4:30 - 7:30 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Para-Cluster - Bullying and Peer Conflict This cluster will focus on the topic of bullying and peer conflict. Objectives will include identifying the similarities and differences between bullying and typical peer con…
  • Event Contact: Anita Ferrell

Paraprofessional Cluster - Learning Styles

TIME: 4:30 - 7:30 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES West Training Room DESCRIPTION: Learning Styles by Krista Helbing Krista Helbing, a BOCES school psychologist will present on the debate around whether there are different learning styles, and then an overview of the more popular theories- the seve…

PD for ALL Educators - Math Interventions and Inclusion Models

TIME: 4:15 - 6:15 P.M. LOCATION: East Central BOCES or Zoom Sessions DESCRIPTION: Math Interventions and Inclusion Models PRESENTERS: Nicole Kollath, School Psychologist and Megan Donnellon, Impact Team Coach This cluster will focus on supporting general educators' and special educators' classroom i…