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Best Practices and Lessons Learned: Dignity Act Coordinator Update Description: New York State's Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) took effect on July 1, 2012 and was amended, effective July 1, 2013. This full day training is designed to review the requirements as outlined in the law and focus on implementation issues and best practices. As a result of attending this training, participants will: • Review the requirements of the Dignity Act • Share best practices and lessons learned • Raise awareness and sensitivity to the effects of bullying, harassment and discrimination • Identify strategies for early identification, prevention and intervention • Practice with case studies and participate in collegial dialogue Date: Nov. 2, 2015 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Dignity Act Coordinators, classroom teachers, special education teachers, psychologists, social workers, school counselors and building administrators Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: FREE for CoSer 555D members $184 per participant for CoSer 555 members $220 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenters: Suzanne Doherty and Bill Evans Contact: Dina Roselli 914-345-8500 ext. 3130 droselli@swboces.org How to Find and Fix Classroom Academic Problems: Classroom First Responder Series Description: Students with school delays often present a cascade of problems such as limited basic academic skills; lack of cognitive strategies; and poor organization or other executive-functioning skills. This workshop is designed for busy teachers, educational consultants, and school administrators in grades 3-12 who must develop classroom academic intervention plans to help underperforming students. Participants will learn how to: As a result of attending this training, participants will: • Identify and clearly describe academic problems • Select the right research-based intervention ideas to address reading, writing, and vocabulary deficits • Create customized 'academic survival skills' checklists to teach students executive-functioning skills such as homework completion, organization, and time management • Teach work-planning skills to help students to become self-managing learners • Document interventions in a convenient, flexible format suitable for use during student conferences, parent meetings, and other problem-solving settings • Access free online websites with additional research-based intervention ideas As a key feature of this workshop, participants will receive both a 'Classroom Academic Problem Identification Check list' and a matching collection of intervention ideas that will allow them to find and fix common academic deficits. Date: Nov. 5, 2015 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Grade 3-12 general education, special education classroom teachers and administrators Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $310 per participant for CoSer 555 members $372 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Jim Wright, M.S. Contact: Dina Roselli 914-345-8500 ext. 3130 droselli@swboces.org 73

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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...

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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