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OCM BOCES Professional Development Calendar        View only
March
     3/23 - ONLINE Social Media to Improve Professional Practice & Instruction
     3/25 - ONLINE Raz-Plus, Reading A-Z and RAZ Kids New and Updated Online Resources for K-6 Lunch and Learn
     3/26 - ONLINE Social Studies LaunchPacks and Digital Storytelling with LumieLabs webinar
     3/27 - ONLINE Science LaunchPacks and Digital Storytelling with LumieLabs webinar
     3/30 - Online - NEWSBANK (database) ACCESS WORLD NEWS webinar
     3/31 - ONLINE - LEGENDS OF LEARNING (Math & Science gaming) webinar
     3/31 - ONLINE: TEACHINGBOOKS.NET: Collaborate, Customize, Communicate webinar
     3/31 - Online - mediaCONNECT Overview
April
     4/1 - Online - America's Historical Newspapers (database) Webinar
     4/2 - ONLINE - Video and Digital Storytelling with LumieLabs webinar
     4/3 - ONLINE - School LIbrarians Sharing Session
     4/7 - ONLINE - Overdrive Ebooks and Audiobooks and SORA App
     4/7 - ONLINE: TeachingBooks: Set up for Success & Training Webinar
     4/9 - ONLINE - Gale/Cengage Resources for Secondary-Level Content Webinar
     4/9 - ONLINE - School LIbrarians Sharing Session
     4/14 - ONLINE - Audiofile and OverDrive present: SYNC Audiobooks for Teens webinar
     4/15 - ONLINE - Workshop to Become a NewsELA Certified Educator
     4/16 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     4/16 - ONLINE: Text Complexity: Join the Conversation Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan Webinar Part I
     4/21 - ONLINE - Hacking School Libraries with Author and Ed Tech School Librarian, Kristina Holzweiss
     4/22 - ONLINE: Text Complexity: Join the Conversation Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan Webinar Part I
     4/23 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     4/27 - ONLINE - LEGENDS OF LEARNING (Math & Science gaming) webinar
     4/28 - ONLINE - Breaking the Mold: Rethinking K-12 and How OER Can Help Webinar
     4/28 - ONLINE - Evaluating, Auditing, and Diversifying Your Collections course
     4/30 - ONLINE - Gale/Cengage Resources for Secondary-Level Content Webinar
     4/30 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
May
     5/4 - ONLINE : Digital Reading Dashboards Connecting the Library and the Classroom Webinar
     5/6 - ONLINE - Mentors Across Borders - Now What? A News and Media Literacy To Do List webinar
     5/6 - ONLINE - SLS Council Meeting
     5/7 - ONLINE - Get FACTCITED-ed with Lincoln Library Online Webinar
     5/7 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     5/7 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     5/11 - ONLINE : e-Sports; Yes School Librarians Are Involved Webinar
     5/13 - ONLINE - Sketchnoting: Doodling with a purpose
     5/14 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     5/14 - ONLINE: Text Complexity: Join the Conversation I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez Webinar Part II
     5/15 - ONLINE - Resilient Digital Materials for K-12 Teaching and Learning: Copyright and Open Education Strategies Webinar
     5/18 - ONLINE - Wakelet + Google Classroom = Engagement Webinar
     5/19 - ONLINE - EDUCATION WEEK Online Resource Webinar
     5/21 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
     5/27 - ONLINE - How to Lift Social Emotional Learning Skills from Fiction and Nonfiction Texts Webinar
     5/28 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session
June
     6/1 - ONLINE - Mindfulness and the School Library Program webinar
     6/2 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session - Summer Reading sharing
     6/2 - ONLINE - Sneak Peek at the new Cengage KIDS INFOBITS
     6/2 - ONLINE - Spotlights on Learning and Teaching; Resources and Strategies
     6/3 - ONLINE - Mentors Across Borders FInal Meeting webinar
     6/3 - Online - Creating Online Resource Pages in Wix
     6/9 - ONLINE - Google Applied Digital Skills Webinar
     6/10 - ONLINE - Google's CS First Virtual Course
     6/11 - ONLINE - School Librarians Drop-In Session - Multicultural Collections & Diversity Audits sharing
July
     7/6 - ONLINE: Enhancing Your School Library Program with Esports course
     7/14 - ONLINE Mental Health Literacy
     7/15 - ONLINE Social Emotional Learning Introduction
     7/15 - ONLINE-Grade 6 Science Collaborative
     7/28 - Online - Proactive Elementary Library Program Planning
     7/29 - ONLINE - Pathway of Change: Teaching the Erie Canal and CNY Part I & Part II
     7/29 - ONLINE Adult Social Emotional Learning
     7/29 - Online - Proactive High School Library Program Planning
     7/29 - Online - Proactive Middle School Library Program Planning
August
     8/3 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion? (PM)
     8/3 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate? (PM)
     8/3 - Grade 4 - How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision? (AM)
     8/3 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems? (AM)
     8/4 - Building an Engaging Google Classroom
     8/4 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark? Overview (AM)
     8/4 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth? Overview (AM)
     8/6 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark? Overview (AM)
     8/6 - The Quest for Learning: Online Book Study
     8/7 - Online Book Study: Google Apps for Littles: Believe They Can
     8/11 - 3D Assessment Writing for 6-12 Science Classrooms
     8/12 - Online - Creating Online Resource Pages in Wix
     8/12 - Online: Models for Blended Learning
     8/13 - ONLINE: Adapting to the book needs of a blended learning environment
     8/13 - ONLINE: Effective Literacy Leadership for K-6 Principals (Launch Date)
     8/17 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion? (PM)
     8/17 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate? (AM)
     8/17 - Grade 4 - How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision? (AM)
     8/17 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate? (PM)
     8/18 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth? Overview (AM)
     8/18 - Online: Models for Blended Learning
     8/19 - Online - Proactive Elementary Library Program Planning
     8/20 - Online - Proactive High School Library Program Planning
     8/20 - Online - Proactive Middle School Library Program Planning
     8/24 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms? (PM)
     8/24 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems? (AM)
     8/24 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate? (NOTE time changed to 2:30-4 PM)
     8/25 - Online - Creating a Bitmoji Virtual Library
     8/25 - Online: Destiny Discover
     8/26 - SLS Orientation and Refresher
     8/27 - Models for Blended Learning
     8/27 - Online: Destiny Discover
September
     9/2 - Models for Blended Learning
     9/2 - Online: Kahoot!
     9/2 - Online: Screencastify - Make recordings for your students
     9/2 - SLS Regional Purchases
     9/4 - Online - Proactive Library Program Planning
     9/8 - Online: Screencastify - Make recordings for your students
     9/9 - Models for Blended Learning
     9/9 - Online - Creating a Bitmoji Virtual Library/Classroom
     9/11 - CANCELLED: Grade 3 - How Do Weather and Climate Affect our Lives? (Online)
     9/14 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems? (Online)
     9/15 - Grade 6: Space Systems Exploration (Online)
     9/15 - ONLINE - Mandarin Library Automation User Group Meeting
     9/16 - CANCELLED - Grade 6 - Matter and Its Interactions
     9/16 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms? (Online)
     9/16 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate? (Online)
     9/16 - ONLINE - Follett Library Automation User Group Meeting
     9/16 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     9/16 - Online: Instructional Uses for Flipgrid
     9/16 - Online: Sora - An Introduction
     9/17 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate? (Online)
     9/17 - ONLINE - Insignia Library Automation User Group Meeting
     9/17 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     9/17 - Online: KidCitizen: Connecting K-5 Kids to Primary Resources
     9/18 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate? (Online)
     9/21 - Grade 2 - How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?
     9/22 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate? (Online)
     9/23 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     9/23 - Online - SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting
     9/23 - Online - SLS Council Meeting
     9/23 - Professional eBooks for Personalized Learning
     9/23 - Spotlight Series: Interactive ebooks
     9/24 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     9/24 - Structure and Function-Middle School (Online)
     9/25 - Grade 3 - How Do Weather and Climate Affect our Lives? (Online)
     9/30 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion? (Online)
     9/30 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     9/30 - Online - Creating a Bitmoji Virtual Library/Classroom
     9/30 - Online: Intro to MediaCONNECT
     9/30 - Online: Teen Health and Wellness
October
     10/1 - ONLINE: Legends of Learning: Math and Science Activities for K-8
     10/1 - Online: Newsbank: Using Newbank to engage students with past and current news
     10/7 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate? (Online)
     10/7 - Online: Discovery Education
     10/7 - Online: Screencastify - Make recordings for your students
     10/8 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems? (Online)
     10/9 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms? (Online)
     10/13 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth? (Online)
     10/14 - K-5 NYSSLS & Smithsonian Introduction (Online)
     10/14 - Online: Instructional Uses for Flipgrid
     10/14 - Online: Learn360
     10/15 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark? (Online)
     10/16 - Online Book Study: Google Apps for Littles: Believe They Can
     10/21 - Online: Launchpacks - Social Studies
     10/22 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark? (Online)
     10/22 - Online: What's New with Discovery Education?
     10/27 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     10/28 - Online: An Afternoon with Jennifer LaGarde
November
     11/1 - Building Capacity Around the Next Generation Math Learning Standards for Elementary Teachers (Self-Paced)
     11/1 - Building Capacity Around the Next Generation Math Learning Standards for Secondary Math Teachers (Self-Paced)
     11/5 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark? (online)
     11/6 - Online: Instructional Uses for Flipgrid - Pulaski
     11/6 - Online: Interactive Slides with Peardeck - Pulaski
     11/6 - Online: Noodletools; It's Not Just for Citation
     11/6 - Online: Screencastify - Pulaski
     11/10 - Grade 6 - Energy, Forces and Motion (Online)
     11/12 - Eureka Math/CNY EngageNY User Group
     11/13 - Grade 1 - How Can We Send a Message Using Sound? (Online)
     11/18 - Online: SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting
     11/20 - DATE CHANGED: Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth? (Online)
December
     12/7 - Grade 6 - Energy, Forces and Motion (Online)
     12/7 - Grade 6 - Matter & Its Interactions (Online)
     12/7 - Grade 6: Space Systems Exploration (Online)
     12/9 - Online: Best Databases for Elementary Schools
     12/9 - Online: Best Databases for High Schools
     12/10 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     12/15 - The mRNA Vaccine-What is it, and how does it work?
     12/16 - Eureka Math/CNY EngageNY User Group
     12/16 - Virtual Naviance User Group
January
     1/4 - Kindergarten - Exploring Forces & Motion (online)
     1/4 - Kindergarten - Exploring My Weather (online)
     1/4 - Kindergarten - Exploring Plants & Animals (online)
     1/13 - "Ask the Lawyer" with Stephanie 'Cole' Adams
     1/19 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     1/19 - Eureka Math/CNY EngageNY User Group
     1/20 - How Can We Make Math Fun (for both Teachers and Students!)?
     1/20 - Online: SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting
February
     2/1 - Administration and Scoring of the NYSESLAT (eLearning)
     2/8 - Grade 1 - How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
     2/8 - Grade 2 - How Can We Stop Soil from Washing Away?
     2/8 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land & Water on Earth?
     2/8 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
     2/8 - Grade 3 - How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?
     2/8 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?
     2/8 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate?
     2/8 - Grade 4 - How Can We Provide Energy To People's Homes?
     2/8 - Grade 4 - How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?
     2/8 - Grade 4 - What is Our Evidence We Live On a Changing Earth?
     2/8 - Grade 5 - How Can We Identify Materials Based on Their Properties?
     2/8 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems?
     2/8 - Grade 5 - How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?
     2/8 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?
     2/8 - SchoolTool Maintenence Release (v18.2 - Build 20) User Group Meeting
     2/10 - D.E.I: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources and Examples in Books for Young Adults (MS/HS) Readers
     2/12 - Book Study: It's Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy
     2/22 - Online Book Study: "Unlocking English Learners' Potential: Strategies for Making Content Accessible"
     2/23 - Administration & Scoring of the NYSITELL (eLearning)
     2/23 - Creating Language Objectives for ELLs (eLearning)
     2/24 - Eureka Math/CNY EngageNY User Group
     2/24 - ONLINE: Understanding How Language Impacts Learning
     2/24 - Online: Defined Learning PBL Cohort Program
     2/24 - Online: Diverse and Stand Out Elementary Books
     2/25 - ONLINE: Understanding How Language Impacts Learning
     2/25 - ONLINE: Understanding How Language Impacts Learning
     2/25 - Webinar: Creating Language Objectives for ELLs
     2/26 - ONLINE: Understanding How Language Impacts Learning
     2/26 - ONLINE: NYSITELL Administration & Scoring
March
     3/1 - Online Book Study: "Breaking Down the Wall: Essential Shifts For English Learners Success”
     3/2 - Research to Practice Dialogues: Teaching and Learning with and about Film and Media
     3/3 - Elementary Report Card Update Training
     3/3 - Hot off the Press: Best New Books for YA (MS/HS) Readers
     3/3 - ONLINE: Youth Mental Health First Aid - Dignity Act & Mental Health CoSer Schools ONLY
     3/4 - ONLINE: Health Teacher Collaborative - March Meeting
     3/9 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     3/9 - OPALS Library Automation User Group Meeting
     3/10 - 2021 Test Scoring Quality Control Session
     3/10 - Jumpstart Your Math Instruction! (For Grades K-2)
     3/10 - School Library Program Rubric Framework: Evidence of Impact
     3/11 - OPALS Library Automation User Group Meeting
     3/12 - Lead Evaluator Training - First Year Training 2021 (Synchronous and Asynchronous)
     3/12 - Level 0 Training - Reports, Error Resolution
     3/12 - ONLINE: NYSESLAT Administration & Scoring (Full Day)
     3/15 - ONLINE: Book Study-- The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders
     3/15 - ONLINE: Creating Language Objectives for ELLs
     3/15 - ONLINE: Culturally Responsive Parent Engagement
     3/15 - ONLINE: NYSITELL Administration & Scoring
     3/16 - 3 Act Tasks in Elementary Math
     3/16 - Follett Library Automation User Group Meeting
     3/16 - Webinar: Creating Language Objectives for ELLs
     3/17 - Join the (Contract) Resistance! Maximizing Access to Educational Resources One License at a Time
     3/17 - Jumpstart Your Math Instruction! (For 3-5 Teachers)
     3/17 - ONLINE School Psychologist Roundtable
     3/17 - ONLINE: ELL Shadowing
     3/17 - ONLINE: How Oracy Grants ELLs Access to Content
     3/17 - ONLINE: Understanding How Language Impacts Learning
     3/18 - Eureka Math/CNY EngageNY User Group
     3/18 - School and Public Librarian Collaborative Event
     3/19 - ONLINE: CRSE Framework
     3/19 - ONLINE: Introduction to Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute
     3/19 - ONLINE: LOTE/NYSSB
     3/22 - ONLINE School Counselor Roundtable
     3/23 - Insignia Library Automation User Group Meeting
     3/24 - BT BOCES Component Schools Introduction to Language Acquisition and Support for ELLs
     3/24 - Jumpstart Your Math Instruction! (For 6-8 Teachers)
     3/24 - ONLINE: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators (Play and Create) - MARCH Meeting #8
     3/24 - Online - SLS Council Meeting
     3/24 - SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting
     3/25 - Insignia Library Automation User Group Meeting
     3/25 - JL BOCES Component Schools: Introduction to Language Acquisition and Support for ELLs
April
     4/1 - ONLINE: Health Teacher Collaborative - April Meeting
     4/5 - ONLINE: Book Study--The Writing Revolution
     4/8 - ONLINE: Physical Education Collaborative
     4/14 - BT BOCES Component Schools: Using Linguistic Goals to Support ELLs in the Regular Classroom
     4/15 - JL BOCES Component Schools: Using Linguistic Goals to Support ELLs in the Regular Classroom
     4/15 - ONLINE School Psychologist Roundtable
     4/21 - BT BOCES Component Schools: Comprehensible Input: Strategies for Helping ELLs
     4/21 - ONLINE: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators (Ride the Wave of Change) - APRIL Meeting #9
     4/22 - JL BOCES Component Schools: Comprehensible Input: Strategies for Helping ELLs
     4/22 - ONLINE School Counselor Roundtable
     4/27 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     4/28 - BT BOCES Component Schools: Strategies for Helping ELLs Master Tier 2 and 3 Vocabulary
     4/29 - JL BOCES Component Schools: Strategies for Helping ELLs Master Tier 2 and 3 Vocabulary
May
     5/6 - ONLINE: The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision - Spring Session via Zoom)
     5/12 - SLS Admin Day
     5/14 - ONLINE School Psychologist Roundtable
     5/14 - Online: Leading from the Library Book Study
     5/19 - ONLINE: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators (Celebrate and Appreciate) - MAY Meeting #10
     5/21 - ONLINE School Counselor Roundtable
June
     6/3 - ONLINE: Physical Education Collaborative
     6/8 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     6/8 - ONLINE School Psychologist Roundtable
     6/10 - ONLINE School Counselor Roundtable
August
     8/17 - The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Summer Session