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BCIC June 2014

Here is the agenda (slides) for the OCM BOCES Curriculum and Instruction Council (BCIC) meeting, 8:30am, June 19, 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
    • RSE TASC
    • SE-SIS
    • SLS
    • Science Center
  • CNY NYS ASCD home page

District Sharing

  • June share: Fayetteville-Manlius, FM Writes
  • September share:
  • October share: 

Race To The Top

  • Standards 
    • Updating the curriculum and assessment chart
    • Social Studies Field Guide Status
  • Data-Driven Instruction
    • PLCs follow-up: Summer Plans
    • Turn Your RtI Upside-Down (connected to PLCs) October 24, 2014
      • $35 per person for components
      • $65 per person for non-components
      • Registration for individuals is up.
      • For districts that want to register large numbers of people we also have a spreadsheet that you can fill out and send to us and then we will do the registration .
    •  PLCs at Work Institute August 12-14, 2015, OnCenter/Civic Center. 300 @ 30% off
      • Prices this year at Solution Tree institutes is $649, so our price would be approximately $475
    • Our coaches are being trained by Solution Tree early this fall
    • District Assessment Leadership Team Project
      • Lessons learned so far: rational for any initiative is important
      • Also learned: four approaches to an assessment audit
        1. Equity
        2. Thematic
        3. Quantity Reduction
        4. High Stakes Focus
    • Assessment Academy Project
      • RFP going
      • Baldwinsville, Cortland, Liverpool, North Syracuse, West Genesee
      • We will be building CI&A capacity as a result
  • Professional Practice (including APPR)
    • Evaluator Training attendance summaries have been sent to superintendents
    • What should we do next year to help our principals be instructional leaders?
      • PBL
      • Instructional Leadership
      • Time Management
      • Growth Producing Feedback and Crucial Conversations
    • Lead Evaluator Training for 2014-2015
    • Principal Evaluator Training for 2014-2015
  • Culture
    • New Teacher Welcome Project
      • September 11th
      • SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center
      • Joint Oswego/OCM/Oswego-CNY Teacher Center Project
      • No cost for participation
  • Long-term planning for RTTT (example plan)
    • Have you revisited your plan?
    • Have you extended its reach?
    • Protocol for checking in with a long-term plan
  • NT Reporting

Regional Vision


  • 3-8 Regional Assessment
    • Discussion about sending exams out for scoring
  • June Regents Scoring
    • Status check
    • Culture check
    • Test security office is visiting

Future Meeting Planning

  • Next year we will hold our meetings in the Rodax 8 Large Conference Room:
September 11, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 11, 2014
January 8, 2015
February 12, 2015
March 12, 2015
April 16, 2015
May 14, 2015
June 11, 2015





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