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OCM BOCES Professional Development Calendar        View only
July
     7/3 - The Co-Teaching Series: Module 1 (Asynchronous) 2023 - 2024
     7/3 - The Co-Teaching Series: Module 2 (Asynchronous) 2023 - 2024
     7/3 - The Co-Teaching Series: Module 3 (Asynchronous) 2023 - 2024
     7/3 - The Co-Teaching Series: Module 4 (Asynchronous) 2023 - 2024
     7/20 - Bring the World to Your Classroom
     7/20 - Nutrient Pollution and Water Quality with Upstate Freshwater Institute
     7/24 - Grade 2 - How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?
     7/25 - Grade 2 - How Can We Stop Soil from Washing Away?
     7/25 - Progressions of Math Strategies for K-5 - PART 1 & 2 (2 days)
     7/26 - Grade 2 - How Can We Change Solids & Liquids?
     7/27 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?
     7/31 - Asynchronous - Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Interactive Slide Decks
     7/31 - Asynchronous - SEL + Tech = MFEO (Made for Each Other) ❤️
     7/31 - Empowering Special Education Teachers with Google Sheets
     7/31 - Kindergarten - Exploring Forces & Motion (AM session)
August
     8/1 - Kindergarten - Exploring My Weather (AM session)
     8/2 - Kindergarten - Exploring Plants & Animals (AM session)
     8/2 - tMHFA Certified Instructor Course *By Invitation Only Cohort 1 tMHFA Training Project Districts- SPONSORED by SAMHSA MHAT GRANT
     8/7 - Asynchronous Culture Series: Learning with PRIDE
     8/7 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities & Differences Between Organisms?
     8/7 - Middle School Science Kit Training: Earth's Dynamic Systems
     8/8 - Grade 3 - How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?
     8/8 - Middle School Science Kit Training: Weather & Climate Systems
     8/8 - Tier 2 and Tier 3 Systems and Solutions for Mathematics
     8/9 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
     8/9 - Grade 5 - How Can We Identify Materials Based on Their Properties?
     8/10 - Grade 3 - How Do Weather & Climate Affect Our Lives?
     8/11 - Lego Coaches Bootcamp
     8/14 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use The Sky To Navigate?
     8/15 - DBT STEPS-A August 2023 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     8/15 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate?
     8/16 - Grade 4 - How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?
     8/16 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems?
     8/17 - Grade 4 - How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?
     8/17 - Grade 5 - How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?
     8/21 - Asynchronous - A.I. Uses for Teachers
     8/21 - Grade 4 - What is Our Evidence We Live on a Changing Earth?
     8/21 - Preparing for the Next Generation of Geometry
     8/21 - Strategies for Enhancing Reading and Writing with Technology
     8/21 - Tech Troubles? No More! Join Our Professional Development Session to Unlock the Full Potential of Technology
     8/28 - Middle School Science Kit Training: Ecosystems & Their Interactions
     8/29 - Middle School Science Kit Training: Genes & Molecular Machines
September
     9/1 - OD: Digital Organization
     9/1 - OD: Discovery Education
     9/1 - OD: Google Data Studio aka Looker Studio
     9/1 - OD: Legends of Learning
     9/1 - OD: Libguides
     9/1 - OD: Noodletools
     9/1 - OD: Peardeck
     9/13 - Coaching to Support Integrative STEM Curriculum Development (Multi Day Workshop)
     9/13 - Introduction to the TI-Nspire™ CX Technology
     9/14 - CANCELED: Launching Learning: Harnessing the Power of Statapults in Education
     9/15 - Instructional Coaches Collaborative
     9/18 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     9/19 - Grade 5 - How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems?
     9/20 - Grade 3 - How Do Weather & Climate Affect Our Lives?
     9/20 - How to Be An Inclusive Leader Book Study
     9/20 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     9/21 - Algebra I Community of Practice
     9/21 - CLOSED: Grade 4 - How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?
     9/21 - Grade 2 - How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?
     9/21 - Solar Eclipse Community Science: Empowering Students Through NASA GLOBE (Multi-day Workshop)
     9/21 - Solar Eclipse Community Science: Empowering Students Through NASA GLOBE (Multi-day Workshop)
     9/22 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff) CANCELLED
     9/26 - Grade 3 - How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
     9/26 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Life Science/Biology NYSSLS (3 meetings)
     9/27 - Grade 2 - What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?
     9/27 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     9/27 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Earth and Space Science NYSSLS (3 meetings)
     9/28 - Assistant Principal Collaborative
     9/28 - Math Interventionist Community of Practice
     9/28 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Physics and Chemistry NYSSLS (3 meetings)
     9/29 - Arts and Music Leadership Network
     9/29 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
October
     10/2 - CANCELED - BOOK STUDY: Limitless Mind by Jo Boaler
     10/3 - Grade 1 - How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark?
     10/4 - CANCELLED - Geometry Community of Practice
     10/4 - CANCELLED Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     10/4 - Lead Evaluators of Principals: Virtual
     10/5 - CANCELED: Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Parasitology by SUNY Oneonta
     10/5 - Kindergarten - Exploring Forces & Motion, Exploring My Weather, and Exploring Plants & Animals
     10/5 - Podcast Study: NPR CODE SWITCH: School Colors podcast series *CoSer Only*
     10/9 - ASYNCHRONOUS - 📋Google Practice Sets
     10/10 - CANCELED: Elementary Math Mastery Community of Practice
     10/10 - Computer Science & Digital Fluency Leadership Network
     10/11 - Grade 1 - How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
     10/11 - Grade 5 - How Can We Identify Materials Based on Their Properties?
     10/11 - Middle School (6th -8th) Math Community Of Practice
     10/11 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     10/11 - Unlocking the Power of 3-Dimensional Assessment Writing (3 days)
     10/12 - DEI COSER Leadership Network
     10/12 - Grade 1 - How Do Living Things Stay Safe & Grow?
     10/12 - Grade 4 - How Can Animals Use Their Senses to Communicate?
     10/13 - CANCELED: Making Math and Science Meaningful With the TI-Innovator™ Hub & Rover
     10/16 - ASYNCHRONOUS - Lesson planning with A.I.
     10/16 - Bias Incidents, DASA, & Civil Rights *DEI CoSer Only*
     10/16 - CNY NYSAWA-Inspiring and Leveraging the Voice of Women in Educational Leadership with Keynote from Amy Henecke, The Micron Foundation
     10/16 - Lead Evaluators of Teachers: Virtual
     10/17 - Algebra 2 Community of Practice
     10/17 - Science Leadership Network
     10/18 - CANCELLED Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     10/18 - NYS Lab Investigations: Intermediate Level Science Exploration
     10/19 - CANCELED: Non-Regents Math Classes Community Of Practice
     10/19 - Middle School Literacy Collaboration
     10/19 - NYS Lab Investigations: Elementary Level Science Exploration
     10/24 - Grade 4 - How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?
     10/24 - Grade 6 - Space Systems Exploration
     10/24 - Math Leadership Network
     10/24 - STEM/STEAM Through An ELLs Lens: Building a Community of Practice (multi-day workshop)
     10/25 - Grade 1 - How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark?
     10/25 - Grade 3 - How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?
     10/25 - Grade 5 - How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?
     10/26 - CANCELLED Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     10/26 - Grade 2 - How Can We Stop Soil from Washing Away?
     10/26 - Grade 4 - What is Our Evidence We Live on a Changing Earth?
     10/26 - Solar Eclipses: Viewing Nature's Greatest Show
     10/27 - MTSS Leadership Network
     10/30 - The 3 Pillars of Elite Results: Mindset, Leadership, Culture
November
     11/1 - Grade 2 - How Can We Change Solids & Liquids?
     11/1 - Grade 5 - How Can We Use The Sky To Navigate?
     11/1 - Humanities Leadership Network
     11/1 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     11/2 - Grade 3 - What Explains Similarities & Differences Between Organisms?
     11/3 - Teaching for Justice
     11/3 - Teaching for Justice *DEI COSER ONLY*
     11/6 - ASYNCHRONOUS - Using Digital Tools to Help Collect and Share Data in Special Education
     11/6 - Arts and Music Leadership Network
     11/7 - Preparing for the Next Generation of Algebra
     11/7 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     11/8 - CANCELLED Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     11/9 - CANCELLED Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     11/9 - Military Child Storytime
     11/13 - Suicide Safety for Teachers (School Staff)
     11/14 - Advancing Naval STEM Teacher Education Collaboration Part 2
     11/15 - Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Social Climate Justice with ESF
     11/15 - Grade 6 - Energy, Forces & Motion
     11/16 - Elementary Community of Practice: Math Strategies Series
     11/20 - DEI Leadership Network ALL
     11/28 - DBT STEPS-A November 2023 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     11/30 - Geometry Community of Practice
December
     12/1 - INVITE ONLY - Lego Coaches Bootcamp
     12/4 - ASYNCHRONOUS: Transforming Special Education: Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence
     12/12 - NYS Lab Investigations: Elementary Level Science Exploration
     12/13 - CANCELED Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     12/14 - Lead Evaluators of Principals: Virtual
     12/14 - Lead Evaluators of Teachers: Virtual
     12/14 - Solar Eclipses: Viewing Nature's Greatest Show
     12/18 - Preparing for the Next Generation of Geometry
     12/19 - Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Electrical Engineering with Hidden Level & Syracuse University
January
     1/8 - BOOK STUDY: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth (ASYNCHRONOUS & VIRTUAL)
     1/9 - DBT STEPS-A January 2024 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     1/9 - Mathematical Marvels of Solar Eclipses
     1/16 - CANCELED: Preparing for the Next Generation of Geometry
     1/16 - Grading for Equity Book Study - Westhill
     1/16 - POSTPONED: Intro to Argument Driven Inquiry (ADI)
     1/17 - Advancing Naval STEM Teacher Education Collaboration Part 2
     1/22 - ENL Teachers Community of Practice
     1/22 - Lead Evaluator First Year: Winter/Spring 2024 Cohort
     1/25 - Lead Evaluator First Year: Virtual Make-up Sessions
     1/25 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     1/31 - Math Leadership Network
     1/31 - My NASA Data Teacher Leadership Program: Harnessing the Power of Data for Student Achievement (2-day session)
February
     2/6 - Science Leadership Network
     2/7 - 2024 OCM BOCES Equity Catalyst Summit at Westhill
     2/7 - Exploring Upstate Freshwater Institute: Designing NYSSLS-Aligned Lessons
     2/8 - Making Math and Science Meaningful With the TI-Innovator™ Rover Part 2
     2/8 - Teaching for Justice: Introduction to Principle III REGIONAL OFFERING
     2/12 - DBT STEPS-A February 2024 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     2/13 - Science of Reading Series; Writing for Next Gen Science Standards Made Simple (Secondary)
     2/14 - CANCELED: Launching Learning: Harnessing the Power of Statapults in Education
     2/15 - Desmos 101: Increasing Math Engagement with Desmos Activities
     2/15 - Desmos 101: Increasing Math Engagement with Desmos Activities
     2/26 - ASYNCHRONOUS: Lesson planning with A.I
March
     3/4 - ASYNCHRONOUS: Sum of Us Book Study
     3/4 - Asynchronous Book Study: 7 Mighty Moves; Research-Backed, Classroom Tested strategies to Ensure K-to-3 Reading Success
     3/5 - *Cincinnatus* Belonging Through A Culture of Dignity Book Study
     3/5 - Elementary Report Card Changes Workshop (2024-2025 school year changes)
     3/6 - Desmos 201: Editing/Creating Custom Desmos Activities with the Activity Builder
     3/6 - Desmos 201: Editing/Creating Custom Desmos Activities with the Activity Builder
     3/8 - AI's Power Unleashed: Revolutionizing Education and Bridging the Digital Divide
     3/11 - ASYNCHRONOUS:AI-Driven Interventions: Enhancing Educational Support and Lesson Development
     3/12 - Introduction to the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Creativity and Available Services
     3/12 - Regional ENL Administrators' Meeting
     3/13 - DEI Leadership Network ALL
     3/13 - Donalyn Miller: The Joy of Reading
     3/14 - Elevating Student Writing in the Secondary Classroom
     3/14 - SEL Leadership Community of Practice: Creating an SEL Implementation Plan That Works (Invitation Only)
     3/15 - 33rd Annual TVI conference
     3/15 - Arts and Music Leadership Network
     3/15 - Frontline Student Health Management & EHR User Group (12:30 pm)
     3/15 - Intro to Argument Driven Inquiry (ADI)
     3/15 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     3/18 - Advancing Naval STEM Teacher Education Collaboration Part 2
     3/18 - DBT STEPS-A March 2024 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     3/19 - AIMSweb Plus User Group - Winter 2024
     3/19 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - A New ENL Teacher Cohort Meeting
     3/19 - WEBINAR: Overview, Intro to Checkology, News Literacy
     3/20 - Explore Learning Gizmos User Group
     3/20 - Five Principles to Engage Every Family [Virtual]
     3/21 - Mid-State RBERN's Caffeinated Conversations: Strategies for English Language Learners in Content Area Classes
     3/26 - Addressing NY State Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards with the LEGO Learning System
     3/26 - Administration and Scoring of the NYSESLAT *Refresher*
     3/26 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - ENL Teacher Enrichment Cohort Meeting
     3/26 - WEBINAR: Stem Connections to News Literacy
     3/27 - SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting
     3/27 - SLS Council Meeting
     3/27 - Science of Reading Series; Writing for Next Gen Science Standards Made Simple (Elementary)
     3/27 - TI Tips for the Algebra I & Algebra II Regents
     3/28 - Administration and Scoring of the NYSESLAT *for New Scorers* @ OCM BOCES
     3/28 - Calibrating Panel Members to assess Culminating Project Presentations (In-Person Session)
     3/28 - Desmos 301: Leveling Up Your Activities with the Computation Layer
     3/28 - Desmos 301: Leveling Up Your Activities with the Computation Layer
     3/28 - Inclusive Leadership: Fostering Belonging for Diverse Educators *Regional*
April
     4/1 - ASYNCRONOUS Book Study: The End of Average by Todd Rose
     4/1 - Asynchronous: Inspire, Create, Share: BookCreator for Teachers
     4/1 - Culturally Responsive Teaching - Book Study
     4/2 - Preparing for the Next Generation of Geometry
     4/2 - WEBINAR: Building Future Leaders with News Literacy
     4/3 - Engineering: An Authentic, Cross-disciplinary Problem-Solving Tool for Secondary
     4/4 - Engineering: An Authentic, Cross-disciplinary Problem-Solving Tool for Elementary
     4/4 - Mid-State RBERN's Caffeinated Conversations: Formative and Summative Assessments
     4/4 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     4/8 - Asynchronous: Google 101 (Group 2)
     4/9 - Asynchronous Book Study: From Talking to Writing; Strategies for Supporting Narrative & Expository Writing
     4/9 - Regional ENL Administrators' Meeting
     4/9 - WEBINAR: AI, Credibility, and Conspiratorial Thinking
     4/10 - Social Emotional Learning Leadership Network Meeting
     4/11 - Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Monitoring Biochemical Processes in Lakes by Upstate Freshwater Institute
     4/13 - Hands-on Stream Science in the Onondaga Creek Watershed
     4/16 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - A New ENL Teacher Cohort Meeting
     4/16 - Unlocking the Power of 3-Dimensional Assessment Writing (3 days)
     4/18 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - ENL Teacher Enrichment Cohort Meeting
     4/19 - IN PERSON: Social Media and News Literacy Intersect: TikTok, X, and Beyond
     4/29 - ASYNCHRONOUS: Conquer the Chaos: Taming Your Google Drive
     4/29 - ASYNCHRONOUS: Unlock the Power of Kami in Your Classroom
     4/29 - Demystifying ChatGPT: The AI Educator's Guide to Prompt Engineering
     4/29 - The Power of Play: Transforming Education with Board Games
     4/30 - Echoes & Reflections: Antisemitism: Understanding and Countering this Hatred Today
May
     5/1 - Learning To Code With the TI-Innovator™ Hub (TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ CX Families of Graphing Calculators)
     5/2 - Edpuzzle User Group
     5/2 - Mid-State RBERN's Caffeinated Conversations: NYSESLAT Q & A
     5/7 - DBT STEPS-A May 2024 Workgroup (Sponsored by SPC/NY and NYS OMH for Onondaga County GLS Grant funded participants)
     5/7 - Picture This! Embracing Equity and Engaging with Empathy through Literature
     5/7 - Preparing for the Next Generation of Geometry
     5/7 - Science Leadership Network
     5/8 - SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting & Awards Celebration
     5/9 - The Responsive Classroom® Core Course for Elementary Educators (2020 Revision) - Spring 2024 SESSION
     5/9 - Unlocking the Power of 3-Dimensional Assessment Writing Day 4
     5/14 - Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Electrical Engineering with Hidden Level & Syracuse University
     5/14 - Regional ENL Administrators' Meeting
     5/15 - Computer Science & Digital Fluency Leadership Network
     5/15 - SEL Leadership Community of Practice: Creating a Plan to Support Adult SEL (Invitation Only)
     5/15 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into NYSSLS ALL Content Areas Day 4
     5/16 - PBIS Coaches Network Meeting
     5/21 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - A New ENL Teacher Cohort Meeting
     5/21 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Sponsored Through the 2022 Mental Health Awareness Training Grant
     5/22 - DEI Leadership Network ALL
     5/23 - MTSS Leadership Network
     5/23 - RBERN C.A.R.E.S - ENL Teacher Enrichment Cohort Meeting
     5/29 - MTSS Professional Learning Communities
     5/30 - Bridge the Gap--STEM Career Connection Series: Discovering Environmental Health: From Classroom to Career
     5/30 - Science of Reading Series: Improving Student Vocabulary Through Explicit-Direct Instruction
June
     6/11 - Math Leadership Network
     6/11 - Regional ENL Administrators' Meeting
     6/27 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Earth & Space Sciences Exploration
     6/28 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Life Science Exploration
July
     7/8 - Discovery Education Bootcamp (Group 2)
     7/15 - Yes We Can! An Unprecedented Opportunity to Improve Special Education Outcomes
     7/23 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Earth & Space Sciences Exploration
     7/24 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Life Science Exploration
August
     8/13 - PBL CNY: Powered by PBLWorks
September
     9/18 - Discovery Education Bootcamp (Group 3)
     9/24 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Life Science/Biology NYSSLS (3 meetings)
     9/25 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Earth and Space Science NYSSLS (3 meetings)
     9/26 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for a Deep Dive Into Physics and Chemistry NYSSLS (3 meetings)
October
     10/10 - Wanted: Educational Engineers for NYSSLS Lesson Sequences (All Content Areas) Part 2
     10/16 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Life Science Exploration
     10/17 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Life Science Exploration
     10/22 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Earth & Space Sciences Exploration
     10/23 - NYS Lab Investigations: HS Earth & Space Sciences Exploration