BCIC December 2014
Here is the agenda (and minutes) for the December 11, 2014, BCIC meeting (slides). The meeting is 8:30-10:30a and will be held in the Rodax 8 Large Conference Room.
Welcomes and Introductions
Updates and News
Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (CI&A) (webpage)
Instructional Technology & Design at the CNYRIC (webpage)
CNY NYS ASCD (webpage) meeting schedule for the year:
February 12, 2015 Evidence of 6 & 7. NYS Teaching Standards 6 & 7 are all about our actions as professionals. In the new APPR it is important to provide evidence of our professional responsibilities, collaboration, and growth. We’ll talk about these Teaching Standards and the evidence we use. Located at the SCSD Professional Development Center.
School Library System
March 18, 2015 Visible Learning. We use the term “research-based strategies” quite frequently, but what are the teaching and school strategies that are actually most supported in research? Location TBA
May 13, 2015 Annual Meeting. Join us to celebrate another great year for CNY NYS ASCD and to start planning for the next. Location TBA
Feedback on Regional E-Book Collection Idea
Standards (and Curriculum)
Getting Ready for Social Studies regional project
C3 w/ SG Grant (January 29, 4-6p session, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room) click to register
Bridging from the C3 to New York w/ Greg Ahlquist (February 10, 4-6p session, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room) click to register
NYSCSS Annual Conference, March 11-14, Syracuse link to NYSCSS
Opening the Toolkit w/ Pat Polan (April 16, 4-6p session, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room) click to register
UbD and Social Studies w/ Jay McTighe May 14 & 15, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room) click to register
CI&A support for summer curriculum writing
PBL 2015 dates are August 3-4-5 at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool or possibly OnCenter
PBL 101 cohorts are being added (and filling up) as fast as possible
Now booking for late January
In late April, there is a cohort
for only secondary education teachers.
Registration is now open for a May cohort
Cohorts for the summer are being scheduled for both before and after PBLNY (but not embedded in PBLNY)
PBL primers are scheduled to occur at all Principal Meetings
, and 403
eadership training and coaching will be offered later in the year, following the presentations to all principal groups
Literacy Leadership Network (next meeting is November 19th)
Still collecting information about math program used in districts.
to see the responses
Geometry implementation groups are working; next sessions are November 14 and 21
The Statewide Strategic Plan
for science was presented to the Board of Regents. That plan included the recommendation to adapt (and not adopt) the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Statewide Plan for Science will be open for public comment
this fall. A summary of the public comment will be presented to the Board of Regents in January 2015. Adaption, rather than adoption, is likely.
The Board of Regents viewed an update
about arts standards. Adaption, rather than adoption, is likely.
Data (and Assessment)
Assessment choices this year
ELA Options: option of both tests expanded to this year. We will update the Regional chart for tracking our decisions
Minimum requirements for facilitated/regional scoring - will need to have an adequate number of participants to be able to facilitate clusters
Regional scoring update
Professional Practice (APPR and Pedagogy)
Lead Evaluator Training
Principal Evaluator Training
Discussion of chapters 3 & 4
Michael Fullan explains the Three Keys in this video
DTSDE Rubric and Process
Explore the rubric and process
Regional Vision Update (page)
CSA committee exploring use in a SACI-like process
Community and Board presentations continue
Hartnett location update
PBL NY 2015 advance information
Professional Learning Community
Buck Institute for Education participation
New Tech Network participation
Sarah Brown Wessling
Planning series of Interactive Video Conferences to Connect Mike Mattos to PLC at Work Institute
Tim Brown, January 14, 2015 , 4:00-5:30 pm, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room
Ken Williams, March 4, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room
A PLC Approach to Behavior, David Karam & Jim Wright, May 7, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room
Anthony Muhammad, June 17, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm, Rodax 8 Large Conference Room
The PLC at Work Institute is August 12-14, 2105. It is now being advertised by Solution Tree. Don't sign up with them, however. BOCES has discounted seats (not active yet).
District Race to the Top Planning & Self-Assessment
Resources you can use, including maps, plans, and assessment tools
What have you been able to do?
Resources to help you with this are posted
Future Meeting Planning
The next BCIC meeting is January 8th in the Rodax 8 Large Conference Room.