PL Offerings

Queens South FSC All-Staff Meeting Dates
*Please note that on these days most FSC staff may have limited access to email and phone




Use the table below to filter out SY 18-19 Professional Learning Opportunities based on your content area / grade level.

For all CTLE-related questions, please email QueensSouthCTLE@strongschools.nyc

Awesome Table (with interactive controls, using Google Sheets)






Past PL Offerings


Summer 2018

ELL


Assessing Quality Interactions

List of Dates: 07/10/2018, 07/11/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 1:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 4.5

Description: Grounded in the principles of Advanced Literacy, this two part workshop provides practical guidance for supervisors and teachers of English Language Learners to dig deeper into assessing quality interactions for English Language Learners. Based on the latest research, school leaders will walk away with instructional strategies that build voice, legitimacy and agency.

Location: 82-01 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park, NY 11416   Room# 307


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esls-assessing-quality-interactions-registration-46984813843

Audience: Supervisors/Teachers

Facilitator: Robert Zuzzolo



Critical ELL Compliance Mandates

List of Dates: 07/16/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 1:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 4.5

Description: This workshop will provide School Leaders and ELL Coordinators with tools to successfully enact CR Part 154.2 by closely looking at the ELL Identification Process, critical ELL mandates and supplemental funding. Participants will leave with critical look-fors based on the NYCDOE ELL Monitoring Visit indicators.  

Location: 82-01 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park, NY 11416  Room# 307


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esls-critical-ell-compliance-mandates-registration-46985719552

Audience: School Leaders/ELL Coordinators

Facilitator: Marie-Antoinette Rouseau




Language and Literacy Dives

List of Dates: 07/19/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 1:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 4.5

Description: Gain an understanding of principles of word study to increase students’ academic language and reading comprehension. Strategies and activities aligned to the Hallmarks of Advanced Literacy will be modeled at this session.

Location: 82-01 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park, NY 11416, Room# 307


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esls-language-and-literacy-dives-registration-46986480829

Audience: ELL Educators

Facilitator: Dimitra Galatsanos


Teaching and Learning

NYC Accountability (HS)

List of Dates: 07/10/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the various NYC Accountability metrics and methodologies.  The session is designed to prepare educators to understand the impact of instructional practices on accountability measures. This session will provide an overview of the data available to schools, share progress monitoring strategies, and illustrate how data elements inform NYC accountability.  Goals: Increase participant understanding of the Principals’ Performance Review, School Quality Reports, and Survey Initiatives; Develop systems for Data Verification through sharing best practices and resources; Review the tools available to assist with performance and accountability data elements.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-nyc-hs-accountability-tickets-47220169799

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Delina Sheehan




NYS Accountability/ESSA (HS)

List of Dates: 07/10/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the new ESSA accountability methodology.  This workshop is designed to ensure that educators gain the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor student progress using multiple sources of data and assessments, meet the needs of their diverse school populations, and communicate clearly with parents and families.  Goals: Increase participants’ understanding of the ESSA regulations; Review the differences between the current system and ESSA; Understand the impact of the new regulations on academic programs.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-introduction-to-essa-for-high-schools-tickets-47220532885

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Delina Sheehan




Middle School Academic Policy

List of Dates: 07/12/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will develop leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the middle school academic policy as it relates to school regulations that govern academic programming, learn about new policies and initiatives that will impact their school, especially while developing the knowledge and skills to meet the diverse needs of all students. These topics include instructional requirements, subject specific policies, how to operate the STARS suite, along with grading and promotion.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy and how it impacts the school environment; Align systems and reporting with policies and regulations, and to provide a one-stop tool that distills regulations and guidance while developing technological literacy and supports effective use of appropriate technology.; Improve the school's grading policy; Understand Promotion Policy; Develop a clearer understanding of Grade 8 Acceleration to meet the needs of all students and develop instructionally sound strategic plans for advancement"

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-middle-school-academic-policy-tickets-47221519837

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Tina Braham-Wyley




STARS Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 7/12/18

List of Dates: 07/12/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  

Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47222458645

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




High School Academic Policy

List of Dates: 07/16/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will develop leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the high school academic policy as it relates to school regulations that govern academic programming, learn about new policies and initiatives that will impact their school, especially while developing the knowledge and skills to meet the diverse needs of all students. These topics include instructional requirements, graduation pathways, how to operate the STARS suite, along with grading and term models.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy and how it impacts the school environment; Align systems and reporting with policies and regulations, and to provide a one-stop tool that distills regulations and guidance while developing technological literacy and supports effective use of appropriate technology.; Improve the school's grading policy; Develop a clearer understanding of the graduation pathways to meet the needs of all students and develop instructionally sound strategic plans for advancement.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-hs-academic-policy-tickets-47307107833

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Jorge Garcia




Elementary School Academic Policy

List of Dates: 07/17/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will enhance their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the elementary school academic policy as it relates to school regulations, learn about new policies and initiatives and deadlines that will impact their school and deepen their knowledge of the ways they can work to develop rigorous, developmentally appropriate instructional, academic planning strategies.  These topics include academic requirements, equity and excellence initiatives (meeting the needs of all students), Physical Education, grading and reports, special populations, and promotion policy. Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Align systems and reporting with policies and regulations, and to provide a one-stop tool that distills regulations and guidance to develop technological literacy; Recognize and utilize various reports available to monitor policy compliance; Improve the school's grading policy; Understand Promotion Policy and how it works to create a supportive environment for learners.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-elementary-school-academic-policy-tickets-47306350568

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Shaniqua Fleury




Elementary School Academic Policy

List of Dates: 07/17/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will enhance their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the elementary school academic policy as it relates to school regulations, learn about new policies and initiatives and deadlines that will impact their school and deepen their knowledge of the ways they can work to develop rigorous, developmentally appropriate instructional, academic planning strategies.  These topics include academic requirements, equity and excellence initiatives (meeting the needs of all students), Physical Education, grading and reports, special populations, and promotion policy. Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Align systems and reporting with policies and regulations, and to provide a one-stop tool that distills regulations and guidance to develop technological literacy; Recognize and utilize various reports available to monitor policy compliance; Improve the school's grading policy; Understand Promotion Policy and how it works to create a supportive environment for learners.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-elementary-school-academic-policy-tickets-47306350568

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Shaniqua Fleury




NYS Accountability/ESSA (EMS)

List of Dates: 07/18/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the new ESSA accountability methodology.  This workshop is designed to ensure that educators gain the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor student progress using multiple sources of data and assessments, meet the needs of their diverse school populations, and communicate clearly with parents and families. Goals:  Increase participants’ understanding of the ESSA regulations; Review the differences between the current system and ESSA; Understand the impact of the new regulations on academic programs.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-introduction-to-essa-for-elementary-and-middle-schools-tickets-47220350339

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: William Cooper




NYC Accountability (EMS)

List of Dates: 07/18/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the various NYC Accountability metrics and methodologies.  The session is designed to prepare educators to understand the impact of instructional practices on accountability measures. This session will provide an overview of the data available to schools, share progress monitoring strategies, and illustrate how data elements inform NYC accountability.  * K-8 and HS will have separate sessions. Goals: Increase participant understanding of the Principals’ Performance Review, School Quality Reports, and Survey Initiatives; Develop systems for Data Verification through sharing best practices and resources; Review the tools available to assist with performance and accountability data elements.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-nyc-ems-accountability-tickets-47219464690

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: William Cooper





STARS Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 7/16/18

List of Dates: 07/16/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  

Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47222537882

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team





STARS Programming: High School

List of Dates: 07/24/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will allow programmers to gain a better understanding of STARS as it relates to scheduling and grade data.  Topics will include high school instructional requirements, subject specific policies, a step-by-step demonstration of entering a master schedule, setting up and generating report cards and accessing useful reports.  Goals: Review Academic Policy as it relates to Programming; Understand the STARS Admin, Classroom and Client; Recognize the functions needed to accurately reflect a school's program, including that of special populations; Understand how to enter course marks, transcript marks and run useful reports.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-for-hs-tickets-47308611330

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato




STARS Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 7/24/18

List of Dates: 07/24/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47222602074

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




NYC Accountability (EMS)

List of Dates: 07/26/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the various NYC Accountability metrics and methodologies.  The session is designed to prepare educators to understand the impact of instructional practices on accountability measures.  This session will provide an overview of the data available to schools, share progress monitoring strategies, and illustrate how data elements inform NYC accountability.  * K-8 and HS will have separate sessions.  Goals:  Increase participant understanding of the Principals’ Performance Review, School Quality Reports, and Survey Initiatives; Develop systems for Data Verification through sharing best practices and resources; Review the tools available to assist with performance and accountability data elements.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-nyc-ems-accountability-tickets-47219847836

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: William Cooper




NYS Accountability/ESSA (EMS)

List of Dates: 07/26/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 2.5

Description: Participants will strengthen their leadership capacity by gaining a deeper understanding of the new ESSA accountability methodology.  This workshop is designed to ensure that educators gain the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor student progress using multiple sources of data and assessments, meet the needs of their diverse school populations, and communicate clearly with parents and families. Goals:  Increase participants’ understanding of the ESSA regulations; Review the differences between the current system and ESSA; Understand the impact of the new regulations on academic programs.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-introduction-to-essa-for-elementary-and-middle-schools-tickets-47220461672

Audience: School Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: William Cooper




ATS for School Administrators

List of Dates: 08/07/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: Automate the Schools (ATS) is a school-based administrative system that standardizes and automates the collection and reporting of data for all students in NYC public schools.  It provides for entry and reporting of citywide student biographical data; on-line admissions, discharges, and transfers; attendance; grade promotion; pupil transportation and exam processing; and many other functions.  This session will provide an overview of the functions on ATS and will allow participants the opportunity to work on the system. Goals: Gain familiarity with ATS functions; Navigate reports in ATS; Understand the various items available through ATS.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-ats-for-school-administrators-tickets-47310402688

Audience: School Administrators

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato and Delina Sheehan




ATS for School Administrators

List of Dates: 08/07/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: Automate the Schools (ATS) is a school-based administrative system that standardizes and automates the collection and reporting of data for all students in NYC public schools.  It provides for entry and reporting of citywide student biographical data; on-line admissions, discharges, and transfers; attendance; grade promotion; pupil transportation and exam processing; and many other functions.  This session will provide an overview of the functions on ATS and will allow participants the opportunity to work in the system. Goals: Gain familiarity with ATS functions; Navigate reports in ATS; Understand the various items available through ATS.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-ats-for-school-administrators-tickets-47310402688

Audience: School Administrators

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato and Delina Sheehan




ATS for School Administrators

List of Dates: 08/10/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: Automate the Schools (ATS) is a school-based administrative system that standardizes and automates the collection and reporting of data for all students in NYC public schools.  It provides for entry and reporting of citywide student biographical data; on-line admissions, discharges, and transfers; attendance; grade promotion; pupil transportation and exam processing; and many other functions.  This session will provide an overview of the functions on ATS and will allow participants the opportunity to work on the system. Goals: Gain familiarity with ATS functions; Navigate reports in ATS; Understand the various items available through ATS.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-ats-for-school-administrators-tickets-48706673973

Audience: School Administrators

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato and Delina Sheehan




ATS for School Administrators

List of Dates: 08/10/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: Automate the Schools (ATS) is a school-based administrative system that standardizes and automates the collection and reporting of data for all students in NYC public schools.  It provides for entry and reporting of citywide student biographical data; on-line admissions, discharges, and transfers; attendance; grade promotion; pupil transportation and exam processing; and many other functions.  This session will provide an overview of the functions on ATS and will allow participants the opportunity to work on the system. Goals: Gain familiarity with ATS functions; Navigate reports in ATS; Understand the various items available through ATS.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-ats-for-school-administrators-tickets-48706673973

Audience: School Administrators

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato and Delina Sheehan




STARS Programming: Middle Schools

List of Dates: 08/13/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will allow programmers to gain a better understanding of the STARS suite.  Topics will include 6 - 8 instructional requirements, subject specific policies, a step-by-step demonstration of entering a master schedule, setting up and generating report cards and accessing useful reports.  Goals: Review Academic Policy as it relates to programming; Understand the STARS Admin, Classroom and Client; Recognize the functions needed to accurately reflect a school's program, including that of Special Populations; Understand how to enter grade data and run useful reports

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-for-middle-schools-tickets-47312007488

Audience: School Administrators, Programmers, Teacher Leaders, Data Specialists

Facilitator: Delina Sheehan and Romain Smith




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/13/18

List of Dates: 08/13/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  

Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47222726446

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




STARS Programming: Elementary Schools

List of Dates: 08/14/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will allow programmers to gain a better understanding of STARS. Topics include, K-6 instructional requirements, specific subject policies, a detailed tour of STARS Classroom, setting up and generating report cards, and accessing various administrative reports. (system opens late August) Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy as it relates to programming ; Review Instructional Requirements and Pre-System work; Recognize the functions needed to accurately reflect a school's program, including that of Special Populations.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-for-elementary-schools-tickets-47311630360

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: William Cooper and Romain Smith




STARS Programming: Elementary Schools

List of Dates: 08/14/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will allow programmers to gain a better understanding of STARS. Topics include, K-6 instructional requirements, specific subject policies, a detailed tour of STARS Classroom, setting up and generating report cards, and accessing various administrative reports. (system opens late August) Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy as it relates to programming ; Review Instructional Requirements and Pre-System work; Recognize the functions needed to accurately reflect a school's program, including that of Special Populations.


Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-for-elementary-schools-tickets-47311630360

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: William Cooper and Romain Smith




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/22/18

List of Dates: 08/22/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-special-ed-programming-and-transition-to-2018-19-tickets-48407267440

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/22/18

List of Dates: 08/22/2018


Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 02:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-special-ed-programming-and-transition-to-2018-19-tickets-48407267440

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




High School Data Dive Sessions at Queens Metropolitan High School (Please register by August 10, 2018)

List of Dates: 08/27/2018

Time Start: 8:00:00 AM

Time End: 12:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 4

Description: Queens South Field Support Center (QSFSC) will offer one half day High School Data Dive session at Queens Metropolitan High School (91-30 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY) on August 27, 2018 from 8am-12pm.

Each of the following sessions will be held in a different classroom within the school building:

-High School Math
-High School ELA
-High School Social Studies
-High School Science

Administrators (Principal or AP/Teacher Leader) will engage in unpacking their New York State Assessment results and reflecting about the planning implications for the school year.

Parking is available within the campus, along the perimeter of the school.

A light breakfast will be provided.

Participants should bring their own charged laptop and charger for ease of sorting through their own school's data.

Target audience: HS Content Area Assistant Principals, Department Lead Teachers or Principal

We can accommodate the first 25 registrants at each content session. An Outlook invite sent to your DOE email address will serve as an additional confirmation of your registration. You will also receive an email from noreply@strongschools.nyc to receive your registration ticket. If there are any additional changes to your registration, we will notify you via email.

Location:

Queens Metropolitan High School
91-30 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe

Xp8GUQ38UDtYOF6uHtF

F8qh78i73QUjpygqwu_CkAlXwcQ/viewform

Audience: Administrators

Facilitator: T&L Team




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/27/18

List of Dates: 08/27/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47313651405

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




Grades 3-8 Data Dive Sessions at Queens Metropolitan High School (Please register by August 1, 2018)

List of Dates: 08/28/2018, 08/31/2018

Time Start: 8:00:00 AM

Time End: 12:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 4

Description: Queens South Field Support Center (QSFSC) will offer two half day Grades 3-8 cross-district Data Dive sessions at Queens Metropolitan High School (91-30 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY) on the dates below. Parking is available within the campus, along the perimeter of the school. Participants should register for only one of these sessions.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 (8:00am-12:00pm) - Recommended: District 28 and District 29 Principals/APs
Friday, August 31, 2018 (8:00am-12:00pm) - Recommended: District 27 Principals/APs

Administrators (Principal or AP) will engage in unpacking their New York State Assessment results and reflecting about the planning implications for the school year.

A light breakfast will be provided.

Target audience: Grades 3-8 Principal or Assistant Principal

We can accommodate the first 72 registrants at each session. An Outlook invite sent to your DOE email address will serve as an additional confirmation of your registration. You will also receive an email from noreply@strongschools.nyc to receive your registration ticket. If there are any additional changes to your registration, we will notify you via email.

Location:

Queens Metropolitan High School
91-30 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY

Registration Link:

https://docs.google.com/a/strongschools.nyc/

forms/d/e/FAIpQLScuP6ppY5CDXi5zfk8SIeU9Nx

FgtcdZPwZD6bx52sqtP-F-Cg/viewform

Audience: Administrators

Facilitator: T&L Team




STARS Programming for Special Populations

List of Dates: 08/28/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will allow programmers, ELL Coordinators and Special Education Coordinators to gain a better understanding of how the special populations are programmed in STARS.  This session provides an overview of how to accurately program Special Education and ENL services.  This will include push-in/pull-out, individual student programming and section properties.  In addition some enhanced features (i.e. creating groups) will be demonstrated.  Goals: Access and utilize data sources regarding special populations’ service requirements; Review the STARS system as it related to capturing information about special populations; Offer hands-on practice to participants

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-for-special-populations-tickets-47312365559

Audience: School Programmers, ENL Coordinators, Special Education Coordinators

Facilitator: Tina Braham-Wyley and Theresa McKay




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/28/18

List of Dates: 08/28/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: School programmers will receive hands-on support from the QS OPE Leads on the STARS systems (Admin/Webpages, Classroom and Client) to help schools plan quality programs that meet both academic policy and the needs of the school.  

Goals: Increase understanding of Academic Policy; Hands-on system support to assist with the transition to new school term ; Collaboration between schools and sharing best practices when programming and preparing to program; Understand how to reflect programming of special populations accurately

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-programming-transitioning-to-2018-19-tickets-47222812704

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry

Facilitator: OPEL Team




ATS for Pupil Accounting Secretaries (BOY)

List of Dates: 08/29/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will provide an overview of the beginning of year functions on ATS and will allow participants hands-on opportunity to work in the system.  ATS includes student biographical data, official class set-up, admissions/discharges, reporting, and many other functions.  Goals: Gain familiarity with ATS functions and menus as they pertain to the beginning of the year; Utilize reports from ATS; Understand the various items available through ATS.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-ats-for-pupil-accounting-tickets-47313484907

Audience: Pupil Accounting Secretaries

Facilitator: Anthony Monferrato


STARS Programming for Special Populations

List of Dates: 08/30/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 11:00:00 AM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will provide programmers from our Queens South schools the opportunity to data enter their student schedules in STARS including their Special Education population for the 2018-19 school year under the guidance of Queens South OPEL staff.

Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-special-ed-programming-and-transition-to-2018-19-tickets-48706407175

Audience: School Programmers, ENL Coordinators, Special Education Coordinators, NOT PRINCIPALS

Facilitator:

OPEL Team




STARS Special Ed. Programming: Transitioning to 2018 - 2019 8/28/18

List of Dates: 08/30/2018

Time Start: 12:00:00 PM

Time End: 2:30:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: No

CTLE Hours (Per day): 0

Description: This session will provide programmers from our Queens South schools the opportunity to data enter their student schedules in STARS including their Special Education population for the 2018-19 school year under the guidance of Queens South OPEL staff.


Location: 30-48 Linden Place; Queens, NY 11354


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qs-stars-special-ed-programming-and-transition-to-2018-19-tickets-48706407175

Audience: School Programmers, STARS Administrators, School staff responsible for STARS data entry, NOT PRINCIPALS

Facilitator:

OPEL Team


Special Education

3 Day - Educating Students w/Disabilities That Are ELLS & Supporting Co-Teaching Practices Via Push-In Services

List of Dates: 07/30/2018, 07/31/2018, 08/01/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5.5

Description: This is a 3 day professional learning series where participants will review teaching practices that support students with disabilities who are English Language Learners. Participants will learn methods in supporting students in the classroom and via push in services.

Location: Queens South Field Support Center
82-01 Rockaway Blvd.
Jamaica, NY


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3-day-educating-students-wdisabilities-that-are-ells-supporting-co-teaching-practices-via-push-in-tickets-43404384683

Audience: ESL Teachers, IEP Teachers and Special Education Teachers

Facilitator: Martina Stanislas



ICT Seven-Day Cohort

List of Dates: 07/16/2018, 07/17/2018, 07/18/2018, 07/20/2018, 07/23/2018, 07/24/2018, 07/25/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5.5

Description: This is an 7 day professional learning series for newly hired ICT teachers, ICT Teacher Teams that want a refresher course, principals and assistant principals.
Participants should attend all sessions.
In this cohort participants will explore the various ICT models, including the advantages and disadvantages of each model. Activities are designed to enhance skills in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) in addition to connecting the models to the Danielson Framework. Participants will delve deeper into using Assessment, Questioning, etc. to plan for alternative teaching, parallel teaching, station teaching etc.

Location: Queens South Field Support Center
82-01 Rockaway Blvd.
Jamaica, NY


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-day-ict-summer-cohort-tickets-42773137606

Audience: Newly Hired ICT Teachers, Principals and Assistant Principals

Facilitator: Tanya Smith



3 Day Special Education Administrator  PD – Special Education 101 for Administrators (Includes Systems and Structures)

List of Dates: 07/24/2018, 07/25/2018, 07/26/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5.5

Description: The QS FSC is happy to announce our Summer 2018 Administrators Institute 101, this offering is for Administrators concerning Special Education.
The Professional Development is an 3 day series, where all participants will have a hands-on opportunity in creating appropriate, and collaborative structures when working with their School Implementation Team to ensure appropriate services for all SWD’s. The three Day interactive Institute is inclusive of but not limited to Special Education Law, Policies and Procedures, role of the IEP Teacher, Chapter 408, Flexible Programming, State Variances, UDL, IEP Analysis, Educational Benefits, Annual Reviews and Assessments, Prior Written Notices, Transition, and Progress Monitoring.

Location: 90-27 Sutphin Blvd
2nd Fl Conf Rm(Half Room)
Jamaica, NY 11435


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3-day-special-education-administrator-pd-special-education-101-for-administratorsincludes-systems-tickets-43407036615

Audience: Principals Assistant Principals

Facilitator: Tonya Cooper-Champion



4 Day Special Education Institute – Special Education 101 for Teachers

List of Dates: 07/09/2018, 07/10/2018, 07/11/2018, 07/12/2018

Time Start: 9:00:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5

Description: This 4 day workshop series will engage teachers in activities around understanding the special needs learner. Introduction/refresher on 1975 PL, 94-142 Education for all Handicapped Children Act which was reauthorized to Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act 2004 and now Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) During the Institute, participants will explore the role of the teacher, paraprofessional and parent in the supporting the special needs student. They will also work together to create support plans to enhance instruction for all students, collaborate with colleagues around monitoring student progress and share best practices for running an organized learning environment. Topics include: The 13 IEP Classifications, Continuum of Special Education Service, Least Restrictive Environment, Response to Intervention (RTI), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), Autism overview, the Service delivery models and continuum of services that are aligned to “A Shared Path to Success”, the “Framework for Great Schools”, and Supporting Positive Behavior.

Location: 90-27 Sutphin Blvd, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Jamaica, NY 11435


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-day-special-education-101-institute-for-teachers-tickets-43405221185

Audience: Newly Hired Special Education Teachers Special Education Teachers Not Yet Tenured

Facilitator: Martina Stanislas



Life Space Crisis Intervention Training-6 Day Session

List of Dates: 07/10/2018, 07/11/2018, 07/12/2018, 07/17/2018, 07/18/2018, 07/19/2018

Time Start: 9:00:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5

Description: This is a 6 day Intense workshop that takes place on July 10, 11, 12 and July 17, 18, 19. Participation is mandatory for ALL sessions, for the entire day or you will not be certified.

Location: Queens South Field Support Center
82-01 Rockaway Blvd.
Jamaica, NY


Registration Link: You MUST apply for LSCI, not register. Please send applications to JDULL@schools.nyc.gov or JVALLEY@schools.nyc.gov  

Audience: QSFSC Field Support  School Liaison Principals Assistant Principals Deans Special Education Teachers Psychologists Social Workers

Facilitator: Jennifer Dull



4 Day Paraprofessional Institute

List of Dates: 07/16/2018, 07/17/2018, 07/18/2018, 07/19/2018

Time Start: 9:00:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5

Description: Please note that the days for this Institute are: July 16-19, 2018. Attendance to all 4 sessions for the entire day is mandatory.
In this 4 day Paraprofessional Institute participants will be introduced to the special needs learner through a variety videos, case studies and group activities. Paraprofessionals will also participate in meaningful discussions pertaining to Special Education Laws. They will be also introduced to the 13 Classifications of Disabilities. Paraprofessionals will learn about Response to Intervention(RTI), Universal Design for Learning(UDL), Specially Designed Instruction(SDI), Functional Behavior Assessment(FBA), Behavior Implementation
Plan(BIP), Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), the Service delivery models and continuum of services that are aligned to “A Shared Path to Success” and the "Framework for Great Schools”.

Paraprofessionals will also engage in developing a support plan for SWD, learning to implement a quality IEP, and
identifying effective IEP features. Paraprofessionals will also gain knowledge around their roles and responsibilities in a Special Education class.

Location: Queens South Field Support Center
82-01 Rockaway Blvd.
Jamaica, NY


Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-day-paraprofessional-institute-tickets-43435443581

Audience: Paraprofessionals

Facilitator: Andrea Bishop



Student Services

Restorative Circles (Cohort 1)

List of Dates: 07/09/2018, 07/10/2018, 07/11/2018, 07/12/2018, 07/13/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5.5

Description: Social Emotional

Location:

PS 349 -88-08 164st


Registration Link: N/A; SESSION FULL

Audience: Teachers

Facilitator: Tariq Mckay and Mayra LaSalle Kaplan


How to implement Culturally Responsive Education in our classrooms

List of Dates: 07/12/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 12:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 3.5

Description: Embracing the strengths and addressing the diverse learning needs of our increasingly multicultural, multilingual student population requires major transformation of our current school practices. The culturally responsive education practices outlined here can help establish a learning environment that promotes success for all students.

Location:

QS FSC

82-01 Rockaway Blvd, Queens NY 11416

room 307


Registration Link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/o/dr-damion-kenwood-9792011608

Audience: Teachers

Facilitator: Dr. Damion Kenwood


Restorative Circles (Cohort 2)

List of Dates: 07/09/2018, 07/10/2018, 07/11/2018, 07/12/2018, 07/13/2018

Time Start: 8:30:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 5.5

Description: Social Emotional

Location:

PS 124  

129-15 150st,

Queens, NY 11420


Registration Link:

N/A; SESSION FULL

Audience: Teachers

Facilitator: Natasha Eastman


Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools

List of Dates: 07/31/2018, 08/01/2018, 08/02/2018, 08/03/2018

Time Start: 8:00:00 AM

Time End: 3:00:00 PM

CTLE Eligible?: Yes

CTLE Hours (Per day): 6

Description: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Systems (TCIS) is a crisis prevention/intervention program. Participants will proactively prevent and de-escalate potential crises, process crisis events with a student in order to practice/teach coping strategies, and manage crisis situations to reduce the risk of harm to students and staff. Daily attendance and tests are mandatory for certification. TCIS Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools is a 4- day mandated course that will give you CTLE credit as well as certify you.  You will have to take an oral and Written Test.


Location: 90-27 Sutphin Blvd, 2nd fl. conference room, Jamaica NY 11435


Registration Link: Email Mlasall3@schools.nyc.gov to register

Audience: District 28 Parent Coordinators, School Counselors, School Secretaries, Paraprofessionals, Teachers, Community Associates

Facilitator: Mayra LaSalle-Kaplan



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