Leadership Services
Administrative Leadership Co-Ser

This service is for administrators and instructional support staff. All professional development opportunities are developed under the framework of the ISTE standards, National ISLLC Leadership Standards and/or integrate NY State learning standards.

Please contact Barbara Mocarski, 821-7382 to join.   

      

Upcoming Events

E1B Administrator Mini-Conference 2014
July 29 & 30, 2014
  
8:00 AM - 1:15 PM

REGISTER HERE: 

July 29:  http://tinyurl.com/adminjuly29               July 30:  http://tinyurl.com/adminjuly30


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30-Jul

 

SESSION 1

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SESSION 1

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Providing Effective Feedback in the Elementary Math Classroom

Participants will become familiar with the Math K-8 NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide and how it aligns to the Danielson and Marzano rubrics. Participants will utilize the tool while analyzing instructional videos, math example problems, and practice providing effective feedback.

 

5 Keys for Principal Support of a Successful Coaching Program

Principals who have Boces staff for coaching are highly encouraged to attend. Professional development programs are most effective when they involve intensive forms of support. When coaching programs are designed well and leader supported, the chances for positive impact are greatly increased.

Providing Effective Feedback in the Middle School Math Classroom

Participants will become familiar with the Math K-8 NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide and how it aligns to the Danielson and Marzano rubrics. Participants will utilize the tool while analyzing instructional videos, math example problems, and practice providing effective feedback.

 

Providing Effective Feedback in the Elementary Math Classroom

Participants will become familiar with the Math K-8 NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide and how it aligns to the Danielson and Marzano rubrics. Participants will utilize the tool while analyzing instructional videos, math example problems, and practice providing effective feedback.

Providing Effective Feedback in the High School Math Classroom

Participants will become familiar with the Math 9-12 NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide and how it aligns to the Danielson and Marzano rubrics. Participants will utilize the tool while analyzing instructional videos, math example problems, and practice providing effective feedback.

 

Testing Misconduct, Mandatory Reporting, and Recommended Training for Faculty

Learn about the newest regulations for mandatory reporting of testing misconduct, including educator misconduct, filing reports with the Test Security Unit, whistleblower protection, the role of the Integrity Officer, recommended training for all proctors and avoiding testing improprieties.

Special Ed Apps for Instruction/Adaptations

This session will look at some great Apps that can be used inside of a special education classroom. The Apps will be broken down by differentiation, Alignment to the curriculum, data collection and motivation for our special education students.

 

Visible Learning by John Hattie

Visible Learning is the result of 15 years’ research and synthesizes over 800 meta-analyses (over 50K studies) relating to the influences on achievement in students. It presents the largest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning.

Using AIMSWeb to inform SLOs

There are several methods you can use to set SLO targets in Aimsweb. Come explore some ideas that may work for your district including Rate of Improvement and Growth Norms. Aimsweb will also provide scores for you - their process will be explained. Please bring your login credentials with you.

 

Computer Based Testing Skills in the Curriculum

The focus on an overview of computer-based testing components, sample questions and district preparation. Examples of online assessment options will be showcased in preparation for the PARCC Assessment, along with a look at skills and resources available to help students in the classroom setting.

SESSION 2

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Level 2 Warehouse and the State Report Card

This session will illustrate the connections between Level 2 reports and the data in the NYS School and District report cards. Topics include PIs, EAMOs and AYP.

Special Ed for Principals - What is your Role?

Build an awareness of the special education process regarding federal and state regulations relevant to principals. Support the collaboration of general and special education teachers to ensure access to general education for students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.

 

SESSION 2

DESCRIPTION

Testing Misconduct, Mandatory Reporting, and Recommended Training for Faculty

Learn about the newest regulations for mandatory reporting of testing misconduct, including educator misconduct, filing reports with the Test Security Unit, whistleblower protection, the role of the Integrity Officer, recommended training for all proctors and avoiding testing improprieties.

 

Applying the NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide (ELA 6-12)

Participants will refresh around the ELA 6-12 NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide, consider ways to integrate with the Danielson and/or Marzano rubric, and practice providing effective feedback using the tool.

Aligning Student, Teacher, and Principal Evaluation

Thiswill be an interactive session that gathers perception data and identifiesgaps between student, teacher, and principal evaluation. Through active participationdata will be collected and analyzed to determine what can be controlled locally and what are non-negotiables.

 

Thinking Collaborative in the Classroom

Infusing the strategies of Adaptive Schools into the culture of Common Core

Data Warehouse Level 1 Primer for Principals

Principalswill experience exploringthe level 1 data warehouse focusing on instructional reports and cubes. Participants should come prepared with user ids and passwords so they can login (uses email) to the data warehouse to follow along with the facilitator. Verify your login before attending.

 

Special Education: What is the Continuum of Services?

We will discuss the regulatory requirements to guide recommendations for special education services using a student need-centered process for determining service recommendations on an IEP. Specially Designed Instruction that supports each individual student needs in the least restrictive setting.

Using STAR to inform SLOs

STAR assessments predict an end of year score based on the thousands of data points. This predicted score can be helpful in setting SLO targets as well as progress monitoring goals. Please bring your Renaissance Place login credentials with you as well as the STAR link to your district database.

 

Excel for Administrators

This session will introduce participants to the tools they need to organize, explore and summarize data using powerful features of excel.

SESSION 3

 

 

School Program Evaluation Using the School Report Card

Using trend analysis when looking at district and school report cards can help educators to find strengths and weaknesses in education programs. This session will show educators how this process works. Participants should have access to their district 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 School Report Cards.

5 Keys for Principal Support of a Successful Coaching Program

Principals who have Boces staff for coaching are highly encouraged to attend. Professional development programs are most effective when they involve intensive forms of support. When coaching programs are designed well and leader supported, the chances for positive impact are greatly increased.

 

SESSION 3

 

Checking for Understanding in order to Increase Student Engagement:

Anytime you ask a student to do something you have created engagement. When teachers create systems for checking for understanding as an ongoing part of the lesson, student engagement is increased.

 

Applyingthe NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide (ELA K-5)

Participants will share their experience using the ELA K-2 and 3-5NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guides, practice using the tool while analyzing instructional videosfor the ELA Shifts,explore givingeffective feedback using the tool, and brainstorm uses for this tool in your building/district.

Collegial Conversations around the CCLS implementation

How are teachers in your district implementing the CCLS? Session will offer opportunities for structured discussion groups around a variety of related curriculum topics, including scheduling, vocabulary, available resources, guided reading and more.

 

Inter-Rater Reliability Evaluation Practice Session

This session will provide administrators an opportunityto watch, score, provide instructional feedbackand compare ratings of a teaching video. It's recommended multiple administrators from a district attend for authentic discussion on inter rater reliability

School Program Evaluation Using the School Report Card

Using trend analysis when looking at district and school report cards can help educators to find strengths and weaknesses in education programs. This session will show educators how this process works. Participants should have access to their district 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 School Report Cards.

 

Add STEAM to your Curriculum, An Overview of How it Connects.

This session will provide an overview of the STEAM movement, an introduction to the instructional design of inquiry based lessons and the connection to the Common Core Learning Standards.

AR4Ed

Find out what augmented reality (AR) is and it's impact in the classroom. Examples of how local schools are transforming learning through the inquiry process will be shown. Best used with mobile devices/tablets and addresses STEAM and 21st century skills within the classroom.

 

Connecting Students through Technology Pilots

Are you looking at purchasing devices for students but not sure what fits best for your curricular goals? Investigate the pilot successes and challenges. We currently work with districts in implementing iPads, Chromebooks, Google Play devices and Windows 8 devices.

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Using Digital Media to Connect and Communicate

The Internet provides different digital media methods to connect with constituents to include websites, blogs, and Facebook.Explore some of the possibilities of digital media and start connecting and communicating with constituents.

Applyingthe NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guide (ELA K-5)

Participants will share their experience using the ELA K-2 and 3-5NY CCSS Instructional Practice Guides, practice using the tool while analyzing instructional videosfor the ELA Shifts,explore givingeffective feedback using the tool, and brainstorm uses for this tool in your building/district.

 

SESSION 4

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Providing Effective Feedback using ELA shifts in SS, Sci and Technical Subjects (grades 6-12)

A shift is the transition from present work to common core standards. The 6 shifts require content area teachers to be truly aligned in terms of curricular materials and instruction. Overview of what it looks like in those classrooms, modifications needed for SWD, ELL, and content specific issues.

 

Special Ed for Principals - What is your Role?

Build an awareness of the special education process regarding federal and state regulations relevant to principals.Support the collaboration of general and special education teachers to ensure access to general education for students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.

Flip the Faculty (Meeting)

“All great achievements require time” --Maya Angelou. Maximize face to face time with your teachers by flipping your faculty meeting. Get tips and tricks from experienced principals, along with technology options to make flipping seamless.

 

Flip the Faculty (Meeting)

“All great achievements require time” --Maya Angelou. Maximize face to face time with your teachers by flipping your faculty meeting. Get tips and tricks from experienced principals, along with technology options to make flipping seamless.

e-Doctrina for administrators - SLOs

This session will be a showcase of the updates in eDoctrina. Reports, updates to SLO's, and general information will be shared. Additional follow up options will be provided.

 

Ipad for administrators

Administrators will learn how using an iPad in their daily routine will assist with managing workflow between staff, students, and parents. Participants will be introduced to specific apps that can help manage different aspects of the day as well as realizing the transformative power of iPads.

Twitter for Professional Growth

People on Twitter are tweeting, but what are they tweeting about? The time has come to learn the basics of Twitter and use it as a means for professional growth within the education world.

 

Wake Up & Power Up! Why pay attention to Gamification

Gaming and gamification are topics that have garnered attention in education circles. But what exactly do we mean by gamification and gaming? What do these concepts have to do with education? This workshop will define these terms and provide resources to learn more and keep up to date.

      Twitter for Professional Growth  People on Twitter are tweeting, but what are they tweeting about? The time has come to learn the basics of Twitter and use it as a means for professional growth within the education world.