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The Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Team

Lynn Radicello

Lynn Radicello, Director Support and Technical Assistance

Lynn Radicello has worked with OCM BOCES in various departments providing staff development for the past 14 years. Her areas of expertise are differentiated instruction, co-teaching, group facilitation, school improvement planning and teaching to promote achievement for students from poverty. She is certified as a trainer for Ruby Payne's Framework of Poverty, and MiraVia's Learning Focused Relationships. Lynn also has 14 years teaching experience K-8. She holds a B.S. in Special Education from Syracuse University and M.S. in Elementary Education and CAS in Educational Administration from SUNY Oswego. "Improving educational experiences for students is my life's work".

LRadicel@ocmboces.org
315-431-8596

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Strategic and district planning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Section 504
  • Co-teaching
  • Supporting Students from Poverty
  • Curriculum and Assessment Development
  • Group facilitation
  • Learner focused Relationships
Patrick Shaw

Patrick D. Shaw, Staff Development Specialist

Patrick Shaw joined the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment team in 2001 after 12 years of teaching in the West Genesee and Marshfield Massachusetts school districts. Patrick is a Nationally certified trainer for the Responsive Classroom® approach to teaching by the Center for Responsive School, Turner Falls, MA. Patrick was also trained by The Buck Institute to provide workshops and coaching on Project-based Learning. Patrick has a B.S. in Elementary Education, a M.S. in Reading, and a CAS in Educational Administration from SUNY Cortland. He also attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and Emerson College, Boston for advertising and public relations.

PShaw@ocmboces.org
315-431-8461

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Project-based Learning
  • Responsive Classroom
Lisa Schlegel

Lisa Schlegel, Teacher Trainer, ISS-Professional Development

Lisa Schlegel, formerly a classroom teacher in Syracuse City School District, joined OCM BOCES in 2005 as a Teacher Trainer. Lisa has worked in several departments at OCM BOCES and joined the Curriculum Instruction & Assessment department in the summer of 2010. She has done extensive work in the areas of content area literacy with Rachel Billmeyer, Differentiated Instruction, Co-Teaching, and Engagement strategies. Lisa holds a B.S from Niagara University and M.S. from Syracuse University.

LSchlegel@ocmboces.org
315-433-2228

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Literacy Interventions
  • Leveled Literacy Interventions
  • Sonday System
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Co-Teaching
  • Teaching Assistants- What do Do?
  • Planning for Response to Interventions
  • Standards-based Instruction for All
  • Meeting Needs of Diverse Students
Frances Malavé

Frances Malavé

Frances Malavé, a Literacy Specialist, brings an abundance of teaching and professional experience to the Literacy Department on research-based educational programs for early literacy needs in the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison region. Prior to this, she held several positions in the educational field, such as, a second grade classroom teacher, a kindergarten bilingual classroom teacher, a K-5 english as a second language teacher, and a multi-level classroom teacher. Frances received a BS in Education from Westfield State College, a Master’s degree from University of Massachusetts, attained a Reading Recovery® Teacher Leader Certification and Leveled Literacy Intervention training from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Frances also obtained a Certificate of Advance Study (CAS) from Le Moyne College.

Frances's primary responsibility is to work with students in the Reading Recovery® program in a one to one setting. She delivers quality effective teaching to promote and build an active learner in the area of reading and writing. Applying this practical knowledge she, in turn, delivers quality professional development to support teachers with meeting the needs of their students who are at-risk readers and writers. In addition, she monitors teacher and student progress closely by analyzing data collected throughout the school year. She assists school teams through the use of dialogue, analyzing data and creating "next steps" to reach the desired state of reading achievement. Another important part of her role is to disseminate information so that her supporting districts are abreast with current practice. Frances’s participation in the International Reading Recovery® network continues to be a significant contribution to her professional growth as a resourceful leader.

FMalave@ocmboces.org
315-431-8595

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Literacy Interventions
  • Leveled Literacy
  • Reading Recovery
Jenny Fanelli

Jenny Fanelli, Teacher Trainer Professional Development

Jenny Fanelli originally worked at OCM BOCES starting in 1997 as a Teacher Trainer with the Mid-State Regional School Support Center. After a year as a Literacy Coach in the Syracuse City School District, Jenny rejoined OCM BOCES in the Curriculum Instruction & Assessment department in August of 2011. She has done extensive work in the area of K-12 literacy, especially guided reading, vocabulary development and comprehension strategy instruction. She is also a certified trainer for Ruby Payne's Framework of Poverty. Jenny holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rochester and an M.S. in Reading Education from Syracuse University.

JFanelli@ocmboces.org
315-433-2611

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Social Studies Framework and Practices
  • Curriculum Development
  • Literacy
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Supporting Students from Poverty
Joanne Keim

Joanne Keim, PBL Coordinator, Network Team Member

Joanne Keim joined the CI&A team as a Network Team Member after 13 years of teaching science at the elementary, middle and high school levels in the Baldwinsville School District, North Syracuse School District and at OCM BOCES in the Alternative Education department. As a Network Team Member she works with educators on Data Driven Instruction, School Culture, and Professional Learning Communities. Joanne is a trained Buck Institute for Education PBL Trainer and Coach, and she is the PBL Coordinator for the OCM BOCES PBL Team. Joanne has a B.S. in Biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and, an M.S. in Secondary Education and CAS in Educational Administration from SUNY Oswego.

JKeim@ocmboces.org
315-431-8590

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Project-based Learning
  • Problem-based Learning
  • Planning for PBL Implementation
  • Standards-based Grading and Reporting
  • Professional Learning Communities’
  • Growth Mind-Set
  • Content Area Literacy
Catie Reeves

Catie Reeve, Teacher Trainer, Literacy

Catie Reeve has a background in both Special Education and Literacy and taught for twelve years before joining the OCM BOCES Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Team. With a B.S. in Psychology and Special Education from Le Moyne College, she taught for the Positive Education Program (a blended academic and mental health program) in Cleveland OH. During that time, she received a M.S. in Reading from Kent State University. After returning to New York State, she taught Special Education in an inclusive setting and became a K-5 Literacy Coach. Catie is currently a Literacy Coach and Teacher Trainer for OCM BOCES and their component districts.

CReeve@ocmboces.org
315-431-8453

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Literacy and Instructional Coaching
  • Curriculum development
  • Assessment design
  • Early Literacy
  • Content Literacy
  • Writing Instruction
  • Standards based instruction for all
  • Social Studies Framework and Practices
Randi Downs

Randi Downs, Teacher Trainer, PBL

Randi Downs joined the Curriculum and Assessment department here at OCM Boces at the start of the 2014 school year. She is also a trainer/coach for Project-based Learning. Randi has spent the last 20 years as a secondary English teacher and teacher trainer/coach for the North Syracuse School District as well as in New Hampshire. She holds a B.A. in English from SUNY Potsdam and an M.S. in English Education from Syracuse University.

RDowns@ocmboces.org
315-431-8465

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Project-based Learning
  • Project-based Learning with Students with Disabilities
  • Content area Literacy and Writing
  • Curriculum development
  • Standards-based instruction for all
  • Engaging students
  • Mentoring
Denise Pawlewicz

Denise Pawlewicz, Teacher Trainer, PBL

Denise joined the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment team in February 2014 as a PBL Trainer/Coach. In her work, Denise supports educators in PBL design, assessment, and management. Additionally, she coaches and offers workshops around the ELA Common Core Shifts and Standards. Prior to joining OCM BOCES, she taught Business and English for 20 years and facilitated workshops focusing on instructional practices and technology integration. Denise also served as a NYSUT trainer for several years. She holds a B.S. in Business Distributive Education, B.A. in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Most recently, Denise completed her Certificate in Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership at SUNY Oswego.

DPawlewicz@ocmboces.org
315-431-8466

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Project-based Learning
  • Planning for PBL implementation
  • Creating and implementing transdisciplinary courses
  • Strategies and structures for CTE instruction
  • Implementing CCLS at the Secondary level
  • Content area literacy
  • Authentic assessment design
Holly Baldwin

Holly Baldwin, Teacher Trainer/Instructional Coach

Holly joined the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment team in the Fall of 2016 as a Project Based Learning Teacher Trainer and Instructional Coach. Before joining our team, she spent her time teaching in both public and parochial schools ranging in grade levels K-8. The majority of her time was spent in 4th grade where she began implementing Project-based Learning. Holly has a B.A in Childhood Education from SUNY Potsdam and a M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.

HBaldwin@ocmboces.org
315-433-2206

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Project-based Learning
  • Problem-based Learning
  • Science
  • Learning Targets

Anne Marie Voutsinas

avoutsinas@ocmboces.org

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • K-8 Math

Jack McLoughlin

JMcloughlin@ocmboces.org

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Secondary Math
Barbara Morrissey

Barbara Morrissey, Administrative Aide

BMorrissey@ocmboces.org
315-433-2662

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Administrative Aide- Registration and all general questions
Teri Hewitt

Teri Hewitt, Account Clerk II

THewitt@ocmboces.org
315-431-8488

Frequent focus areas of professional development

  • Account Clerk II- On-site agreements, contracts and fiscal questions
 

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