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Professional Learning

NYSED will host a broad spectrum of course offerings, synchronous and asynchronous during the 2022-23 school year.   The Office of Accountability’s Field Support’s Professional Learning offerings are focused on providing content that supports schools identified for Comprehensive Support and Improvement and Targeted Support and Improvement.

Title Description Audience Date & Time Registration

So Much More Than Circles!  Restorative Practices, Building Relationships & The Social Discipline Window

 Are you looking to understand more about the crux of Restorative Practices?  This foundational workshop will explore the building blocks of restorative practices: building positive relationships and the social discipline window.  

Any school or district personnel 

10/4/22 at 3:30 – 5:30 PM

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Developing a System for Monitoring your SCEP

Participants will have an understanding of why it is important to monitor both the implementation and impact of their SCEP.  Participants will be able to identify progress monitoring targets that align to the strategies in their SCEP.  Participants will have an understanding of the steps that should be in place when monitoring their progress and determining if adjustments are needed.

School Leadership who are responsible for monitoring the SCEP

10/6/22 at 9:30-10:30am

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Leveraging Early Warning Indicators to Tackle Chronic Absenteeism in Middle and High Schools  In this course we examine early warning indicators that determine which students may be at risk for chronic absenteeism and discuss tools and strategies to employ to reduce CA for identified students. Middle and High School Principals or Attendance Monitor 10/12/22 at 9:30am-10:30am Register Now Button

Building a Fun Classroom with Technology

This course will provide easy-to-implement classroom tips and tricks to make your classroom the most fun place to be in the school. This will be one E-Learning module. 

Instructional Coaches & Teachers

Asynchronous: Released on 10/17/22

 
So Much More Than Circles!  Restorative Practices & Fair Process

Are you looking to enact change in your district, school, or classroom?  Using Fair Process to bring about wide change is an inclusive, positive, community-centered way to realize your vision!

Any school or district personnel  10/18/22 at 3:30  5:30 PM
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Everything’s Going to Be Alright: Supporting the Social Emotional Needs of your School 

How can leaders support their school community to ensure a welcoming and affirming environment and leverage SEL content/curriculum to address the different needs of teachers, students and families? School Leaders and School Support Staff  10/19/22 at 9:30-10:30 am Register Now Button
Journey to Inclusiveness: Welcoming & Affirming Environments

Using the Culturally Responsive Sustaining Framework, participants will embark on principle-based exploration and examine key stakeholder perspectives and data. 

Teachers, school leaders, and support staff  10/19/22 at 3:30 - 5:30 PM
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Working Hand in Hand to Empower Your Team: Session 1

In this virtual workshop school leaders will have the opportunity to reflect and interact with one another as they develop a deeper understanding of who they are as leaders with the goal of developing their distributive leadership skills.

Principals and Assistant Principals

10/26/22 at 9:30-11:00 am

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Elevating Student Voice through Increased Levels of Collaboration with Adults and Peers: Exploring the Student Voice Continuum: Session 1

Participants will be able to share strategies they have used or plan to use that incorporate student perspectives and empower students to lead. Participants will have at least 1 resource that they can share with others to increase understanding of student voice. Participants will have at least 3 resources that they can access to find additional ways to increase student voice. Participants will have a tool to utilize as they assess the current levels of student voice in their schools.

Principals, Assistant Principals, Leadership Team Members

10/27/22 at 1:00-2:30 pm

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AccessAbility for All: Equity and Access with Technology

Participants will discover the many ways that technology can bridge the gap for all students to create a more inclusive and equitable classroom.  This will be one E-Learning module. 

Guidance Counselors and Teachers Asynchronous: Released on 10/31/22
 
So Much More Than Circles!  Restorative Practices & The Compass of Shame

Have you ever wondered why two different people can react so differently to the same stimulus? Restorative Practices is 80% proactive and 20% reactive.  

Any school or district personnel  11/1/22 at 3:30 - 5:30 PM
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Assistant Principal Network Convening- Your Role as AP: Planning for Success 

According to the limited research on the role of Assistant Principals, there is more to understand about leveraging its effectiveness as a support to the school leader and/or a pathway to the principal pipeline.  Come join with other Assistant Principals to discuss the development needed for this unique position, explore the constellation of professional skills entailed, and collaborate to set an agenda for addressing opportunities of practice.

Assistant Principals 

11/3/22 at 9:30-11:00 am

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Elevating Student Voice through Increased Levels of Collaboration with Adults and Peers: Exploring the Student Voice Continuum: Session 2

Participants will be able share strategies they have used or plan to use to increase student voice utilizing expression and consultation in their school/ classrooms. Participants will be able to discuss the levels of implementation for the strategies and how they may impact the degree of significance within their school

Principals, Assistant Principals, Leadership Team Members

11/10/22 at 1:00-2:30 pm

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The Automated Classroom

Same time and energy with an automated classroom. Let technology do the tedious work for you! This will be one E-Learning module. 

Teachers and instructional coaches Asynchronous: Released on 11/14/22
 
So Much More Than Circles!  Restorative Practices & Affective Statements

Have you ever wondered how to provide effective, supportive feedback for both positive and negative behaviors?  Restorative Practices is 80% proactive and 20% reactive.  

Any school or district personnel  11/15/22 at 3:30 - 5:30 PM
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Working Hand in Hand to Empower Your Team: Session 2

In this virtual workshop school leaders will have the opportunity to reflect and interact with one another as they develop a deeper understanding of who they are as leaders with the goal of developing their distributive leadership skills.

Principals and Assistant Principals

11/16/22 at 9:30-10:30 am

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Literacy Coaching Strategies That Work: Session I: Effective Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction

Session I: Reading Your Way to A Culturally Responsive Classroom. Analyze various ways to apply practical strategies in literacy instruction that engage students in reading and writing that matters to them. 

Instructional coaches, teachers, and school level administrators 11/16/22 at 1:30 - 2:30 PM
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Elevating Student Voice through Increased Levels of Collaboration with Adults and Peers: Exploring the Student Voice Continuum: Session 3

Participants will be able share strategies they have used or plan to use to increase student voice utilizing participation and partnership in their school/ classrooms. Participants will be able to discuss the levels of implementation for the strategies and how they may impact the degree of significance within their school

Principals, Assistant Principals, Leadership Team Members

12/1/22 at 1:00-2:30 pm

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Working Hand in Hand to Empower Your Team: Session 3

In this virtual workshop school leaders will have the opportunity to reflect and interact with one another as they develop a deeper understanding of who they are as leaders with the goal of developing their distributive leadership skills.

Principals and Assistant Principals

12/7/22 at 9:30-10:30 am

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Culturally Responsive Planning: Inclusive Curriculum & Assessment 

Identify and explore opportunities to learn about perspectives that reflect the scope and unique needs of the student body. 

Teachers, school leaders, and support staff  12/7/22 3:30 - 5:30 PM
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Elevating Student Voice through Increased Levels of Collaboration with Adults and Peers: Exploring the Student Voice Continuum: Session 4

Participants will be able share strategies they have used or plan to use to increase student voice utilizing activism and leadership in their school/ classrooms.  Participants will be able to discuss the levels of implementation for the strategies and how they may impact the degree of significance within their school

Principals, Assistant Principals, Leadership Team Members

12/15/22 at 1:00-2:30 pm

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Questions:

Submit all questions to the Field Support Services Team at fieldsupport@nysed.gov