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Great Teachers and Leaders

Great Teachers and Leaders Southern Westchester BOCES is committed to supporting teachers and administrators in deepening their practice. The Great Teachers and Leaders series supports administrators in leadership through evaluation and in their daily work with their staff. Curriculum Council Curriculum Council invites Central Office teammates and district representatives to collaborate together throughout the year. Updates from NYSED are shared, including resources that support initiatives. The sessions provide a platform for highlighting best practices throughout our region and help administrators deepen their knowledge on a variety of topics. Administrator Thinking Sessions These one hour lunch and learn sessions are offered throughout the year free of cost to our component district administrators. Monthly topics, informed by our partners in the field, are emailed out prior to the meetings. Administrators are invited to bring their lunch and engage in a targeted learning experience designed to provide a shared platform for navigating current challenges. Regional Workshops for Administrators Workshops presented by and for area administrators are a growing part of our shared regional learning. The Southern Westchester BOCES professional development center is committed to crafting shared learning sessions based on needs articulated by our partners in our component schools. Updated lists of workshops are shared with area administrators. Principal Evaluator Training Lead Evaluator Training The Southern Westchester BOCES Network team members have attended all NYSED turnkey training sessions and crafted a plan based directly on that training to help districts meet the nine components required as part of the district certification process. Participants receive a certificate of completion following each module that districts may choose to use as evidence in their certification process. Sessions listed below reflect turnkey opportunities based on NYSED training. Principal Evaluator Training - this training is for those administrators who observe principals Lead Evaluator Training – this training is for those administrators who observe teachers Training Components 1. New York State Teaching Standards and Leadership Standards 2. Evidence-based observation 3. Application and use of Student Growth Percentile and VA Growth Model data 4. Application and use of the State-approved teacher or principal rubrics 5. Application and use of any assessment tools used to evaluate teachers and principals 6. Application and use of State-approved locally selected measures of student achievement 7. Use of the Statewide Instructional Reporting System 8. Scoring methodology used to evaluate teachers and principals 9. Specific considerations in evaluating teachers and principals of ELLs and students with disabilities Districts are required to re-certify administrators each year and assure inter-rater reliability.

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This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

Professional development catalog 2015 16  

This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

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