Special Education PLOs

Contents

  1. 1 High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 25 and 26)
  2. 2 High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 24 and 30)
  3. 3 District 24 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)
  4. 4 District 25 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)
  5. 5 District 26 (and some schools in District 24) Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)
  6. 6 District 30 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)
  7. 7 Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders' Monthly Meetings
  8. 8 Developing Measurable Annual Goals (Spring 2019)
  9. 9 Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019)
  10. 10 Overview of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - March
  11. 11 Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - April
  12. 12 Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans - May
  13. 13 Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - June
  14. 14 Educational Technology for Accessibility
  15. 15 Helpful Strategies for New Teachers in a Small Class Setting (Fall 2018 Cohort)
  16. 16 Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 1)
  17. 17 Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 2)
  18. 18 Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Spring 2019 Cohort 1)
  19. 19 Sound Sensible Training
  20. 20 SPIRE Training
  21. 21 Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Spring 2019 Cohort)
  22. 22 Crafting Quality IEPs: Present Level of Performance, CCLS Aligned Annual Goals and Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019 Cohort)
  23. 23 Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Spring 2019 Cohort)
  24. 24 Setting Up Our ASD Students for Success (Spring 2019 Cohort)
  25. 25 Great Leaps Training for Paraprofessionals (Spring 2019 Cohort)
  26. 26 Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades K-5) (Winter 2018 Cohort)
  27. 27 Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades 6-8) (Winter 2018 Cohort)
  28. 28 SESIS On-Site Support








High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 25 and 26)

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Special Education

High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 25 and 26)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: High Schools (9-12)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Gina Langkamp (High Schools ASE)


Please email GLangkamp@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 24 and 30)

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Special Education

High School Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019) (Districts 24 and 30)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: High Schools (9-12)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Gina Langkamp (High Schools ASE)


Please email GLangkamp@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.





District 24 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

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District 24 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Antonietta Inzerelli (D 24 ASE)


Please email AInzerelli@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




District 25 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

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District 25 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Karen Tedesco (D 25 ASE)


Please email KTedesc@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




District 26 (and some schools in District 24) Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

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Special Education

District 26 (and some schools in District 24) Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Barbara Pelikow (D 24 and 26 ASE)


Please email BPelikow@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




District 30 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

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Special Education

District 30 Special Education Liaison Meeting (May 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is the monthly special ed liaison meeting.


PL Type: Special Ed Liaison Meeting


QR:

Danielson:

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Room 407
Fourth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)


Target Audience:

Special Ed Liaisons





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Bambi Levine (D 30 ASE)


Please email BLevine7@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders' Monthly Meetings

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Special Education

Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders' Monthly Meetings

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Description:
The Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders will meet monthly from October 2018 – May 2019 to deepen their knowledge, strengthen their skills  regarding all components of transition and in turn facilitate building transition capacity in their schools.

Anticipated Outcomes:

Professional Learning Opportunity will encompass direct transition information along with hands on activities that dig deeply into:
• Understanding and Implementing Transition

  Systems & Structures for  
  successful transition programs
• The Foundations of Successful Transition

  Planning
• Transition Planning Timeline
• Utilizing and Administering Transition

  Assessments to inform Transition Planning
• Creating a Transition Focused IEP
• Exploring Work-Based Learning Experiences

  (WBLE)
• Exploring Exiting Credentials and Graduation

  Pathways for Students with Disabilities
• Deepened understanding and purpose of the

   Student Exit Summary

Participants will create articulated and sustainable transition programs in their schools that are aligned with The NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities. Attendance and participation at this series will facilitate successful post-secondary outcomes for their students.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson: 2A, 4E

Framework: Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment, Strong Family-Community Ties

Location:

DOE Office: Linden Place - Computer Lab
Sixth Floor
30-48 Linden Place
Queens, NY 11354


Times:

8:30 AM - 3:00 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019

Requirements: Participants only need to register once to attend all sessions.  Attendance is required at all sessions.


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, Principal Designated Transition Team Leaders/Transition Points





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Katea Dale-Demosthenes


Please email kdale3@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.



Developing Measurable Annual Goals (Spring 2019)

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Special Education

Developing Measurable Annual Goals (Spring 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This learning opportunity will provide information on how to write measurable annual goals that are based on student needs identified by data to inform assessments. Participants will analyze the New York State Learning Standards and identify a staircase of skills embedded within the standards to identify entry points for instruction which moves students along the continuum, accelerating achievement.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

24Q049
P.S. 049 Dorothy Bonawit Kole
63-60 80th Street
Queens, NY 11379


Times:

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Jackie Atkins 3SL


Please email JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019)

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Special Education

Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This learning opportunity will provide a full overview of progress monitoring. In order to be able to correctly monitor progress, there must be well written measurable annual goals. Discussion will include tools for how to monitor progress on annual goals and how that information and data should be reflected in the IEP. Additionally, opportunity will be provided for participants to review sample measurable annual goals and progress monitoring tools.


PL Type: Professional Learning One Day


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

24Q049
P.S. 049 Dorothy Bonawit Kole
63-60 80th Street
Queens, NY 11379


Times:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Monday, March 11, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Jackie Atkins 3SL


Please email JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Overview of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - March

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Special Education

Overview of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - March

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This one-day training will provide an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP).  Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors.  This training will provide an overview of the NYS regulations for FBA-BIP and how school teams can facilitate this process in their buildings.


PL Type: Professional Learning One Day


QR: 1.4

Danielson: 2A, 2D

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

Queen UFT
97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374


Times:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Friday, March 22, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

cdepinna@strongschools.nyc


Please email cdepinna@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - April

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Special Education

Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - April

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This one-day training will provide an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP).  Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors.  This training will provide an overview of the NYS regulations for FBA-BIP and how school teams can facilitate this process in their buildings.


PL Type: Professional Learning One Day


QR: 1.4

Danielson: 2D

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

Queen UFT
97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374


Times:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Friday, April 05, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, School Psychologists and Social Workers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Caryn DePinna


Please email cdepinna@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans - May

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Special Education

Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans - May

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This one-day training will provide an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP).  Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors.  This training will provide an overview of the NYS regulations for FBA-BIP and how school teams can facilitate this process in their buildings.


PL Type: Professional Learning One Day


QR: 1.4

Danielson: 2D

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

Queen UFT
97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374


Times:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Friday, May 03, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, School Psychologists/Social Workers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Caryn DePinna


Please email cdepinna@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - June

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Special Education

Overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans - June

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This one-day training will provide an overview of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP).  Participants will review the ABCs of behavior and learn how to identify the specific function of a behavior to set the path for developing more appropriate replacement behaviors.  This training will provide an overview of the NYS regulations for FBA-BIP and how school teams can facilitate this process in their buildings


PL Type: Professional Learning One Day


QR: 1.4

Danielson: 2D

Framework: Supportive Environment

Location:

Queen UFT
97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374


Times:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Friday, May 31, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, School Psychologists/Social Workers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Caryn DePinna


Please email cdepinna@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Educational Technology for Accessibility

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Special Education

Educational Technology for Accessibility

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This course is based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Instructional Technology (IT), and Accessible Educational Materials (AEM).  It is designed to build upon participants understanding of UDL as the framework for high-quality Tier 1 instruction, while developing knowledge of AEM, which is the conversion of print instructional materials into specialized formats (braille, enlarged print, audio or digital texts) for eligible students. Participants will develop an understanding of federal, state and local policies around AEM.  Participants will identify who requires AEM, utilize tools and resources to support school teams in decision-making, develop proficiency with resources that provide AEM, practice documentation on the IEP, and understand AT as it relates to AEM. Additionally, participants will become familiar with educational technology they can leverage to support strategic planning of instructional opportunities that will foster accessibility for all students.


PL Type: Training

Location:

Location for 2/11: Jefferson Market Library 425 6th Ave New York, NY 10011 (enter at 10th Street) Location for final session TBD


Times:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Monday, November 05, 2018
Monday, December 17, 2018
Monday, February 11, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Teachers and Administrators





CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Crystal Stewart


Please email MPolomsky@strongschools.nyc with any questions.



Helpful Strategies for New Teachers in a Small Class Setting (Fall 2018 Cohort)

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Special Education

Helpful Strategies for New Teachers in a Small Class Setting (Fall 2018 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This professional learning cycle will provide strategic support to new special education teachers of self-contained classrooms. Topics will include Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning, Behavior Management/Classroom Management strategies, Collaborative practices to engage school staff, parents, paraprofessionals and community resources in support of student learning and the use of Assessment to drive the development of rigorous instruction.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle

Location:

25Q164
P.S. 164 Queens Valley
138-01 77 Avenue
Queens, NY 11367


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary and Middle Schools (K-8)


Target Audience:

New special education teachers of self-contained classes K-8.





CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Carol Elk


Please email mpolomsky@strongschools.nyc with any questions.




Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 1)

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Special Education

Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 1)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This 4 session professional learning cycle will cover the following topics:
Paraprofessionals and Classroom Instruction
Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals
Student Behavior Management for Paraprofessionals
Paraprofessionals, IEPs and Behavior Intervention Plans


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


Location:

26Q133
P.S. 133 Queens
248-05 86 Avenue
Queens, NY 11426


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals





CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Richard Shiels


Please email mpolomsky@strongschools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 2)

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Special Education

Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Fall 2018 Cohort 2)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This 4 session professional learning cycle will cover the following topics:
Paraprofessionals and Classroom Instruction
Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals
Student Behavior Management for Paraprofessionals
Paraprofessionals, IEPs and Behavior Intervention Plans


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle

Location:

25Q029
P.S. 029 Queens
125-10 23 Avenue
Queens, NY 11356


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals





CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Richard Shiels


Please email mpolomsky101@strongschools.nyc with any questions.




Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Spring 2019 Cohort 1)

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Special Education

Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Spring 2019 Cohort 1)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This 4 session professional learning cycle will cover the following topics:
Paraprofessionals and Classroom Instruction
Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals
Student Behavior Management for Paraprofessionals
Paraprofessionals, IEPs and Behavior Intervention Plans


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

25Q184
P.S. 184 Flushing Manor
163-15 21 Road
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Richard Sheils


Please email mpolomsky@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.


Sound Sensible Training

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Special Education

Sound Sensible Training

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

Sound Sensible provides hands-on instruction in phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, understanding letter-sound relationships, and handwriting for beginning and struggling readers. For beginning readers it provides essential instruction that builds the foundational skills of reading to prevent reading failure before it starts. For struggling readers Sound Sensible provides an Orton-Gillingham based reading intervention for any grade level that serves as a Pre-Level 1 of the SPIRE program.


PL Type: Training


Location:

30Q234
P.S. 234
30-15 29 Street
Queens, NY 11102


Times:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Monday, February 04, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Requirements: All participants must attend both sessions


Grade Band: Elementary Schools (K-5)


Target Audience:

Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Central Facilitators


Please email JAtkins4@strongschools.nyc with any questions.


SPIRE Training

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Special Education

SPIRE Training

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence (S.P.I.R.E.). S.P.I.R.E. is an effective intervention that targets phonological awareness, phonics, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. SPIRE is a research based intervention that addresses the early foundational literacy skills that struggling readers lack and provide the explicit and systematic instruction needed to master these skills.


PL Type: Training


Location:

25Q209
P.S. 209 Clearview Gardens
16-10 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019

Requirements: All participants must attend both sessions


Grade Band: Elementary Schools (K-5)


Target Audience:

Administrators, Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Facilitators:

Central Facilitators


Please email JAtkins4@strongschools.nyc with any questions.


Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Spring 2019 Cohort)

Crafting Quality IEPs: Present Level of Performance, CCLS Aligned Annual Goals and Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019 Cohort)

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Special Education

Crafting Quality IEPs: Present Level of Performance, CCLS Aligned Annual Goals and Progress Monitoring (Spring 2019 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

In this professional learning opportunity, participants will unpack the most important component of a quality IEP: the Present Levels of Performance (PLOP), SMART goals and Recommended Programs and Services, by considering the PLOP as the driving component for annual goals and recommendations leading to educational benefit. Participants will learn how to unpack the CCLS to determine grade specific requirements as well as analyze how skill bands develop in complexity across grades. Through this analysis, participants will develop annual goals based on student work aligned to the CCLS and will explore progress monitoring systems that are relevant to classroom instruction and align to curriculum resources. Participants will develop a shared understanding of data collection systems for progress monitoring of Annual Goals.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

25Q193
P.S. 193 Alfred J. Kennedy
152-20 11 Avenue
Queens, NY 11357


Times:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019

Requirements: Participants must attend ALL dates

It is required that participants bring several pieces of data related to a particular student, including, but not limited to, the following: IEP, completed ELA task, 2 ELA assessments, completed math task and 2 math assessments


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

School Implementation Team (SIT) members that are ready to be capacity builders in their school





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Jackie Atkins 3SL, Karen Profenna 3SL, Kate Herman 3SL


Please email JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.

Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Spring 2019 Cohort)

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Special Education

Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Spring 2019 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

This professional learning opportunity will be focus on strategies to assist teachers working in self-contained classes that span more than one year. This series will include an in-depth look at the present levels of performance (PLOP) and will unpacked reading, writing and math skills using a Skills Inventory tool and Assessments relative to curriculum expectations and progress monitoring.

Participants will:
-Understand the components of Specially Designed Instruction as it relates to the Content, Methodology, and Delivery of Instruction to address the unique needs that results from the student’s disability.
-Learn how specially designed instruction is delivered through a highly structured approach with frequent progress monitoring.
-Engage in strategies to implement specially designed instruction in the classroom and customize instruction informed by current student performance data benchmarked against grade level standards and research-based instruction and intervention.
- Plan to deliver specially designed instruction focused on What the Teacher Does to design instruction for What the Student Needs to make progress in the general education curriculum and close gaps in academic performance.
-Learn strategies to embed specially designed instruction in the IEP.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

26Q172
Irwin Altman Middle School 172
81-14 257 Street
Queens, NY 11004


Times:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Dates:

Friday, January 11, 2019
Friday, February 01, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Jackie Atkins 3SL, Karen Profenna 3SL Kate Herman 3SL


Please email JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.





Setting Up Our ASD Students for Success (Spring 2019 Cohort)

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Special Education

Setting Up Our ASD Students for Success (Spring 2019 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

More and more special and general education teachers in community schools are working to provide appropriate behavioral and instructional supports to students with autism. This professional learning opportunity provides an overview of autism, offers a set of proven strategies to help teachers provide curricular, instructional, social, behavioral and environmental adaptations to support students.  Topics include:
•        Overview of Autism
•        Autism & the IEP / A team approach
•        Classroom set up and strategies
•        Executive Functioning
•        Social/Communication:  Social Narratives and Comic Strips
•        Behavior:  Exploring the Prevent-Teach Response Framework


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

26Q221

P.S. 221 THE NORTH HILLS SCHOOL

57-40 Marathon Parkway Queens, NY 11362


Times:

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Jackie Atkins (3SL), Karen Profenna (3SL), Kate Herman (3SL)


Please email JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Great Leaps Training for Paraprofessionals (Spring 2019 Cohort)

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Special Education

Great Leaps Training for Paraprofessionals (Spring 2019 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

The Office of Special Education is implementing a Great Leaps Reading initiative: Literacy Support for Classroom Paraprofessionals, with a focus on supporting classroom paraprofessionals with reading skills to support our students. The 3 day series of Great Leaps Reading trainings target classroom paraprofessionals in grades PK-5. Great Leaps Reading is an intervention for children to take them to an independent level of reading, with a focus on building fluency and comprehension. The implementation is a 1:1 set up for 10 minutes daily, tier 2 or 3, depending on the needs of the child.


PL Type: Training


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

DOE Office: Queens Plaza - Room 2A Second Floor

28-11 Queens Plaza North Long Island City, NY 11101


Times:

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Requirements:


Grade Band: Elementary Schools (K-5)


Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Mary Wing


Please email MPolomsky@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades K-5) (Winter 2018 Cohort)

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Special Education

Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades K-5) (Winter 2018 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

The Great Leaps Reading Initiative: Literacy Supports for Special Education Teachers Support Services (SETSS) Providers will target teachers in grades K-5 or 6-8.  Be sure to register for the appropriate levels. The Great Leaps Reading Fluency program is a research and evidenced based intervention that enables students to make significant gains in reading when implemented with fidelity.  The program is based on the fundamentals of immediate correction, modeling and positive reinforcement. Participants will implement the program 10-15 minutes daily in a one to one setting with a case study student for a 6-week period. Attendance for 2 days and the coursework is required.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

DOE Office: Queens Plaza - Room 2A Second Floor 28-11 Queens Plaza North Long Island City, NY 11101


Times:

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Dates:

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Friday, March 01, 2019

Requirements: Attendance for 2 days and the course work is required


Grade Band: Elementary Schools (K-5)


Target Audience:

SETSS Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Mary Wing


Please email mpolomsky@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.




Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades 6-8) (Winter 2018 Cohort)

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Special Education

Great Leaps Training for SETSS Teachers (Grades 6-8) (Winter 2018 Cohort)

Professional Learning Description

Locations, Dates, Times

Requirements and Registration

Anticipated Outcomes:

The Great Leaps Reading Initiative: Literacy Supports for Special Education Teachers Support Services (SETSS) Providers will target teachers in grades K-5 or 6-8.  Be sure to register for the appropriate levels. The Great Leaps Reading Fluency program is a research and evidenced based intervention that enables students to make significant gains in reading when implemented with fidelity.  The program is based on the fundamentals of immediate correction, modeling and positive reinforcement. Participants will implement the program 10-15 minutes daily in a one to one setting with a case study student for a 6-week period. Attendance for 2 days and the course work is required.


PL Type: Professional Learning Cycle


QR:

Danielson:

Framework:

Location:

DOE Office: Queens Plaza - Room 2A Second Floor 28-11 Queens Plaza North Long Island City, NY 11101


Times:

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Dates:

Thursday, February 07, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Requirements: Attendance for 2 days and the course work is required


Grade Band: Middle Schools (6-8)


Target Audience:

SETSS Teachers





Click here to register

CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Facilitators:

Mary Wing


Please email mpolomsky@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.







SESIS On-Site Support

 

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Special Education

SESIS On-Site Support

Professional Learning Description

Register Below!

Requirements

Anticipated Outcomes:

This is Queens North's initiative to offer on-site SESIS support to our schools and their staff. A Queens North staff member will report directly to the school and assist various members of the school (administrators, teachers, psychologists, family workers, etc.) with information on Special Education, the SESIS program and the ATS program.


PL Type: On-Site School Support


Click the title and date below to register! If the title is blank, the date is already booked.

SESIS On-Site Support (Thursday, April 11th, 2019)
SESIS On-Site Support (Thursday, May 2nd, 2019)
SESIS On-Site Support (Thursday, May 16th, 2019)
SESIS On-Site Support (Thursday, May 30, 2019)






Grade Band: All Schools (K-12)


Target Audience:

All Special Education staff


CTLE Eligibility:

This offering is NOT CTLE eligible


Facilitators:

Martin Polomsky


Please email MPolomsky@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.