Information to assist you in registering

Strands

You will be requested to select one of the five strands below at the time of registration including "Open Sessions" for bolstering your understanding and success with PBL and the Maker Movement. An email will provide confirmation of your registration within a particular strand.

  • Open Sessions

    These two-hour sessions offer a variety of presenters. Please see the schedule for more information. During this time, participants will also have the opportunity to visit vendor exhibits.
     

    Elementary Level PBL 101

    PBL 101, facilitated by BIE national faculty, features the Buck Institute for Education's Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop, which provides participants with the skills and knowledge they need to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project. This strand is a three-day session so participants will join keynote sessions for three days and attend PBL 101 classes during breakout sessions. Please note that on August 2-4, these sessions will conclude at 4:30 p.m. On the fourth day, August 5, participants are invited to attend any open session.
    This session is limited to 35. Preregistration is necessary.

    Middle School Level PBL 101

    PBL 101, facilitated by BIE national faculty, features the Buck Institute for Education's Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop, which provides participants with the skills and knowledge they need to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project. This strand is a three-day session so participants will join keynote sessions for three days and attend PBL 101 classes during breakout sessions. Please note that on August 2-4, these sessions will conclude at 4:30 p.m. On day four, August 5, participants are invited to attend any open session.
    This session is limited to 35. Preregistration is necessary.

    Secondary Level PBL 101

    PBL 101, facilitated by BIE national faculty, features the Buck Institute for Education's Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop, which provides participants with the skills and knowledge they need to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project. This strand is a three-day session so participants will join keynote sessions for three days and attend PBL 101 classes during breakout sessions. Please note that on August 2-4, these sessions will conclude at 4:30 p.m. On the fourth day, August 5, participants are invited to attend any open session.
    This session is limited to 35. Preregistration is necessary.

    School and District Leadership

    The BIE Leadership Academy, facilitated by BIE national faculty, will be August 2 and 3. This is a two-day academy so participants will join keynote sessions for two days and attend the Leadership Academy during breakout sessions. Please note that the Leadership Academy will conclude at 4:30 p.m. On days 3 and 4, August 4-5, participants are invited to attend any open session.
    This session is limited to 35. Preregistration is necessary.


Pricing

  • OCM BOCES Component – $525 per person

    Charges will be on the 2016-17 contract billing through the School Improvement CoSer Service 547.215. Districts can use the 2016-17 final request for services or initiate an adjustment to services contract.
     

    New York State public school district – $650 per person

    Districts will be charged through the 2016-17 contract billing through the School Improvement CoSer Service 547.215.
     

    Out of New York State district, non-public schools, or self-pay – $700 per person

    Credit card payment is accepted through Xenegrade.

Location

The Oncenter Convention Center
800 South State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
See directions to the right.

Register

NOTE: If you are a New York State district and would like to register a group of 10 or more, you may download this registration spreadsheet, complete columns B-K for each attendee, and return to kwalters@ocmboces.org. This option applies only to New York State districts.


Registration is limited and needs to be completed by June 30, 2016. Your registration is not secured until payment is received.
Please note that, after June 30, substitutions may be made but there will be no refunds for cancellations.

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Directions

The Oncenter Convention Center
800 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202


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Last updated on 4/28/2016
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