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BCIC March 2014

Here is the agenda (slides) for the OCM BOCES Curriculum and Instruction Council (BCIC) meeting, 8:30am, March 20, 2014, Henry Large Conference Room. click for minutes

Welcome and Introductions


  • SED
  • Legislative
  • Instructional Technology and Design (ITD home page)
  • Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (CIA)
  • Teacher Centers
  • Higher Education
  • Instructional Support News
  • Regional Summer School
  • CNY NYS ASCD home page
  • Innovation Tech (New Tech High School)

District Sharing

  • Homer: Chromebooks
  • April: need volunteer
  • May: need volunteer
  • June: need volunteer

Race To The Top

  • Standards 
    • Updating the curriculum and assessment chart
  • Core Research  flyer
  • Data-Driven Instruction
    • PLCs follow-up -- how can we support you?
    • Turn Your RtI Upside-Down (connected to PLCs) October 24, 2014 
    • PLCs at Work Institute August 12-14, 2015, OnCenter/Civic Center. 300 @ 30%
    • Formative Assessment
    • Assessment Leadership Team Project
      • Joint project with Oswegoe BOCES, Oswego/CNY Teacher Center, Cincinnatus Teacher Center (and perhaps more partners)
  • Professional Practice (including APPR)
    • Lead Evaluators Year One will begin in August
    • Lead Evaluators Ongoing will be three (half) days in 2014-2015
    • Principal Evaluator Ongoing will be three (half) days in 2014-2015
    • Will we need Principals Year One?
  • Culture
  • Long-term planning for RTTT (example plan)
    • Have you revisited you plan?
    • Have you extended its reach
  • NT Reporting
    • No cost extension -- langauge preapred
    • Billing starting up again soon (letter just out)

Regional Vision

  • InnovationTech
  • Tours of Tech Valley High School (next trip is March 25th)
  • OCM's PBL model (Buck Institute + New Tech + Edutopia = PBL-NY)
  • PBL school implementation rubric
  • PBL NY registration is now active (will now be advertised throughout state)
    • 50% full at this point
  • College & Career Readiness (School Success Rubric exploration) -- where in our programs to we explicitly program for College, Career, and Citizenship Readiness?

Other Business

  • Testing of 8th Graders who are in accelerated math


  • 3-8 Regional Assessment
  • June Regents Scoring
    • Status check
    • Common Core ELA scoring training

Future Meeting Planning

  • The next BCIC meeting is April 10, 2014, in the Henry Large Conference Room.
  • Next year we will hold our meetings in the Rodax 8 Large Conference Room:
September 11 or 18, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 11, 2014
January 8, 2015
February 12, 2015
March 12, 2015
April 9 or 16, 2015
May 14, 2015
June 11, 2015





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