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BCIC December 2012

Here is the agenda for the OCM BOCES Curriculum and Instruction Council (BCIC) meeting, 8:30am, December 20, 2012, Henry Large Conference Room.

Welcome and Introductions


  • SED
  • Presentation about changes in Teacher Certification
  • Virtual AP Summary
  • Legislative
  • Instructional Technology and Design (ITD)
  • Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (CIA)  schedule
  • Teacher Centers
    • Possibility of providing Model Building training for teachers her on March 15th
  • Network Team
    • Introducing Joanne Keim and Phyllis Litzenberger
  • Cybersmarts (3-6) and Teen Cybersmarts (6-12)

Race To The Top

  • Standards
    • Math Instruction
      • Math resources
        • checklist for implementation
        • PLCs book set (for NT districts)
      • University of Arizona Common Core math conference March 1-3
        • registration status
        • avaibility of stipends through School Improvement (form)
      • Bill McCallum session for administrators morning of March 1st
      • High School Test-specific Transition Groups
        • A1
        • Geometry
      • Math "course" idea (ELA, too?)
        • Week during the summer
        • 1 day per month during the following year
        • clusters collaborate in between
    • ELA/literacy
      • curricumum modules update
        • "Smart Consumers" sessions being scheduled
      • Expeditionary Learning PD for teachers June 24-28?
        • 3-5 and 6-8
        • Would have a cost; need to know how to proceed
  • Data-Driven Instruction
    • Common Formative/Interim Assessment
  • Professional Practice (including APPR)
  • Culture
    • Update on PLCs at Work Summit possibilities


  • 3-8 Cluster Scoring
  • Regents Regional Scoring Planning and Preparation
    • Who can score alone/who needs to score regionally or in clusters?
      • January plans   spreadsheet
    • Scoring needs     language    chart

Future Meeting Planning

  • The next BCIC meeting is January 17, 2013, in the Distance Learning Center





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Syracuse, NY 13221
Phone: (315) 433-2600

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