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BCIC December 2013

Here is the agenda (slides) for the OCM BOCES Curriculum and Instruction Council (BCIC) meeting, 8:30am, December 19, 2013, Henry Large Conference:

Welcome and Introductions

Updates

District Sharing

  • Onondaga Central's Smile Therapy program -- aimed at improving the culture.
  • Volunteer for next meeting?

Race To The Top

  • Standards
    • Common Core Items:
      • Bill Daggett January 9, 3-6p, Rodax 8 Large
      • ELA activities
      • Math activities
      • Math Boot Camp
        • January 17 & 18
        • Central Square Middle School
        • Grade Level Bands
        • webpage
        • Registration status
        • Class sizes of 48 at elementary level; 24 for middle
        • Andrew Chen
        • Good food
        • $40 per person cost
      •  Updating the chart if, including ELA in January and 8th Grade math acceleration double-testing
      • Resources for ELA 11
      • Resources for A1
  • Core Research
  • Data-Driven Instruction
    • PLCs follow-up and support group
    • Turn Your RtI Upside-Down (connected to PLCs)
      • Mike Mattos is confirmed for October 24, 2014. 
      • SRC Arena is reserved
      • Lining up conference day on the BOCES calendar
      • What kind of participation?
      • Next steps?
  • Professional Practice (including APPR)
  • Culture
  • Long-term planning for RTTT (example plan)
  • NT Report (waiting)

Other Business

  • Enterprise America
    • Grand Opening
    • Middle-Level Open House, Information Meeting and Guided Tours
  • 2014 Law Conference
  • Save the Date: PBLNY August 5-6-7
    • Yong Zhao
    • Sam Chaltain
    • Suzie Boss
    • Ron Berger
    • PBL 101
    • PBL Leadership
    • PBL Coaching
  • CNY Regional Vision for PBL and New Tech High
    • Presentation to update status 
  • Enterprise America Update

Assessment

  • Research particiaption opportutnity: National Field Trial of Questions to Test Your Students’ College & Career Readiness (let Jeff know if you might be interested)
  • LOTE Checkpoint B
    • Update
  • 3-8 Regional Assessment
    • What are districts planning to do  chart
    • Optimum Solutions Corporation (through CNYRIC) costs:
      • $12.50 per exam for ELA 3-8
      • $10.50 per exam for Math 3-8
      • $  9.75 per exam for Science Grade 4
      • $11.75 per exam for Science Grade 8 
    • Implications on regional scoring
    • Next step identification

Future Meeting Planning

  • The next BCIC meeting is December 19, 2013, in the Henry Large Conference Room.
  • Next year we will hold our meetings in the Rodax 8 Large Conference Room:
September 11, 2013
October 9, 2013
November 13, 2013
December 11, 2013
January 8, 2014
February 12, 2014
March 12, 2014
April 9 or 16, 2014
May 14, 2014
June 11, 2014

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