IMPLEMENTING WRITING WORKSHOP IN YOUR CLASSROOM HORSEHEADS: Thurs., July 16, BOCES Building 11, Large Conference Room
8 AM-3 PM with Shelly Kleist
Would you like to successfully
Teach children mini-lessons in writing?
Teach children writing lessons in small groups or 1:1?
Differentiate writing instruction in your classroom?
Confer individually with students?
Do all of this while the rest of your class is fully engaged in independent writing?
Writing Workshop is a framework and instructional strategy that allows teachers to use mini-lessons and work in small groups while students work independently and build their stamina in writing inde-pendently
Come join us as we learn how to implement the Writing Workshop framework in your classroom!
TEACHING WITH POVERTY IN MIND; STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING ALL STUDENTS
HORSEHEADS: Fri., July 24, BOCES Building 11, Large Conference Room, Check-in: 8:30-9:00 am, Workshop: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm w/ 1 hr lunch with Janice Fiore, Certified Brain Gym Instructor / Consultant
Using findings from the latest research, the work of Eric Jensen, and educational kinesiology learn ways to energize your teaching! Help all learners succeed. You will
take away techniques and methods for stimulating and maintaining a growth mindset.
THE SCT-CORNING TEACHER CENTER GST BOCES Bush Campus, Bldg. #11 459 Philo Road * Elmira NY 14903 (607) 739-3581, ext. 1142 * firstname.lastname@example.org www.gstboces.org/#/pages/iss/teachercenters.cfm THE SOUTHERN TIER SCHOOL/COMMUNITY NETWORK VEW School 216 Maple Heights, Bath NY 14810 (607) 622-1113 * email@example.com www.ourteachercenter.org
TEACHING WITH POVERTY IN MIND continued: Neutralize
Off-Task Behavior Rule Infractions Disrespectful Behavior Agitation Noncompliance & Limit Testing
Activate Motivation Working Memory Brain Systems Attention Pathways Well-being
Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. For more information about Brain Gym please visit Brain Gym International www.braingym.org
Check out Jans website at www.janicefioreallthingsarepossible.com
To paraphrase Dr. Seuss, Oh the changes you will see!"
BECOME AN ELA CORE NINJA! PRE-K & K HORSEHEADS: Thurs., July 30, Large Conference Room, GST BOCES Building 11
8 AM-4 PM with Anique Allison, Jackie Pryslak, Meghan Ritchie
Have fun with the ELA Common Core Domains! Participants will learn about and create hands-on supplemental resources to enhance student thinking and learning, while incorporating the NYS ELA Common Core Domains. Teachers will have the opportunity to create activities, centers and games for use in their own classrooms. Literature resources from the Common Core will also be explained. Participants will learn how each grade levels domains connect with one another, and have the op-
portunity to share ideas with other teachers through discussions in the workshop.
WILD ABOUT SCIENCE PRE-K/GRADE 1 HORSEHEADS: Thurs., Aug. 6, Large Conference Room, GST BOCES Building 11
8 AM3 PM with Anique Allison, Jackie Pryslak & Meghan Ritchie
Lets get wild about science! This workshop is an opportunity for classroom teachers to create sci-entific thinkers. Participants will learn about and create hands-on science experiences for their stu-dents, while incorporating the NYS ELA Common Core Domains. Teachers will have the opportunity
YOU MUST REGISTERYOU MUST REGISTER, if you plan to attend any class, by telephone or e-mail! Remember to contact us if you find you are unable to attend a class for
which you are registered, as a courtesy to us and to the presenter who is expecting you.
BATH: Phone 622BATH: Phone 622--1113 or e1113 or e--mail mail firstname.lastname@example.org@bathcsd.org Hours: Mon., 12-4:30 PM, Wed. & Thurs., 12-5 PM, Tues., 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, closed on Fridays.
SCT/CORNING: Phone 739SCT/CORNING: Phone 739--3581 Ext. 1142 or e3581 Ext. 1142 or e--mail mail email@example.com@gstboces.org Hours: SCT/C Teacher Center, Mon. 7:30 AM-10:15 AM Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Brain Gym is a unique program of physical activities that synchronizes body and mind to enhance learning and achievement. The foundational activities and methods of Brain Gym are safe, easy to do, playful, fun, and they bring about rapid and often dramatic improvements in academics. Let us teach your students interactive ways of learning through movement. Gain tools to remove obstacles to success and reduce stress. Your students will find that these tools are immediately applicable in school, home, and everyday life.
to create experiments, centers and games for use in their own classrooms. Literature resources to en-hance scientific learning will be provided. Presenters will provide and explain the NYS ELA Common Core domains for Pre-K teachers. Participants will learn about the benefits of scientific methods and how to get their students to
be scientific thinkers. Presenters will provide examples of science experiments/centers/games and how science can be
used in conjunction with NYS Common Core in their classrooms. Presenters will provide childrens literature to enhance scientific learning. Teachers will have the opportunity to create science ideas that incorporate NYS ELA Common
Core Domains. Teachers will have the opportunity to share ideas with other participants through discussions in
BECOME A MATH CORE NINJA! PRE-K & K HORSEHEADS: Thurs. Aug. 13, Large Conference Room, GST BOCES Building 11
8 AM3 PM with Anique Allison, Jackie Pryslak & Meghan Ritchie
Have fun with the Common Core Math Modules! Participants will learn about and create hands-on supplemental resources to enhance student rhinking and learning, whilc incorporating the NYS Com-mon Core Math modules. Teachers will have the opportunity to create activitis, centers and games
for use in their own classrooms.
TEACHER CERTIFICATION UPDATES DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (DASA) WORKSHOP
This six-hour mandate is required for all TEACH applicants after 12/31/13. http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/dasa-applicant.html
GTS BOCES is the local provider of this workshop. Register @ www.gstboces.org/dasa . Our session format is three hours in person then you complete three hours of training. Fee is $70.
Since 2009, some candidates must complete the autism workshop for NYSED teacher certification. GST BOCES has been approved as a provider & will offer this three-hour workshop after August 1, 2015. http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/autism.html Those that must complete this workshop include teacher of special education/students with disabilities, speech, deaf, the blind. Proposed weblink is www.gstboces/org/autism (this will not be live until the workshop curriculum is availa-ble).
MASTERS DEGREE INFORMATION:
For those pondering masters degree colleges or majors, the information below may be of use. Many degree s must include 12 credits in your subject area.
Master's degrees that focus on grades PreK-12 in Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology, Literacy, Bilingual Education, and Teaching English as a Second Lan-guage are also considered to be related to ALL content areas.
NYS registered programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html To confirm colleges are accredited http://www.chea.org/search/default.asp
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PROCESS
If you have three years experience as a teacher & your masters degree, you may be ready to ap-ply for the professional level certificate(s). Call Betty to discuss your needs. Or, if you wish to email her, note your request i.e. professional certification details, your complete name (as seen on TEACH), last four digits of your SS#, your phone & email.
Most candidates need: application/fee on TEACH, official masters transcript, proof of 3 years as teacher, mentoring (district often enters on TEACH), & DASA workshop. Other items may be need-ed. NOTE: If you wish for GST BOCES to review your application for certification, you must select this BOCES (SSCTA) before you pay (on TEACH). Otherwise, only NYSED will review your applica-tion.
New registration requirements for classroom teachers and school leaders holding a Permanent or Professional certificate, and Teaching Assistant Level III certificate holders will be required as of 7/1/16each five year cycle will require 100 hours of professional development. See link immedi-ately below. Phone NYSED with questions, 518/474-3901. Procedures/details are not yet de-tailed/finalized. http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/news/newsitem05122015.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/pdf/pdiguide.pdf http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/resteachers/175.html Guidelines, principles & suggested activities
YOUR TEACH ACCOUNT
Please be sure your name & address are correct/current on TEACH. Also, ensure a phone &am