Special Education PLOs


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Monthly District Liaison Meetings



Queens North Middle to High School Articulation Meetings

F306

Special Education

Middle and High Schools (6-12)

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Queens North Middle to High School Articulation Meetings


Description:

Queens North FSC will be facilitating a special education middle to high school articulation meeting. This meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for high schools to receive academic and/or social/emotional information on specific students who will be attending their schools from our Queens North middle schools. This meeting will take place of our monthly special education liaison meeting.



Location:

30-48 Linden Place, 4th Floor
Flushing, NY 11354


Dates:

Thursday, June 07, 2018


Times:

Middle and K-8 Schools in District 24 & District 25

8:30AM - 10:15 AM


Middle and K-8 Schools in District 26 & District 30

10:15AM - 12:00 PM


All High Schools

8:30AM - 12:00 PM










Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Supportive Environment, Effective School Leadership, Trust


CTLE Eligibility:

This offering is NOT CTLE eligible


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F305) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Special Education Liaisons, Administrators, Guidance Counselors


Facilitators:

Gina Langkamp, Ivonne Leon


Please e-mail glangkamp@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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High School Liaison Meeting (May 2018)

F285

Special Education

High Schools (9-12)

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High School Liaison Meeting (May 2018)


Description:

Special Education monthly liaison meeting.

Location:

25Q425
John Bowne High School
63-25 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11367
718-263-1919


Times:

8:30AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Thursday, May 31, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F285) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Special Education Liaisons


Facilitators:

Gina Langkamp (High Schools ASE)


Please e-mail GLangkamp@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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FBP and BIP Trainings



Functional Behavior Assessments & Behavior Intervention Plans - June

F253

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Functional Behavior Assessments & Behavior Intervention Plans - June


Description:

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.

Location:

Queens UFT
4th Floor
9777 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, New York 11374


Times:

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Tuesday, June 05, 2018









Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.2, 2.2

Danielson:

2D

Framework:

Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F253) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Teachers, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, administrators, paraprofessionals.


Facilitators:

Dr. Caryn DePinna


Please e-mail cdepinna@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Paraprofessional Trainings

Great Leaps Training for Paraprofessionals (District 25) (Spring 2018)

F249

Special Education

Elementary Schools (K-5)

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Great Leaps Training for Paraprofessionals (District 25) (Spring 2018)


Description:

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, 6-8, and 9-12. 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.

Location:

Queens North Field Support Center
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Long Island City, NY 11101
Room 2A


Times:

8:30AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wednesday, June 06, 2018







Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F249) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals


Facilitators:

Mary Wing


Please e-mail MWing2@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.


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Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Spring 2018 Cohort)

F169

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Paraprofessionals as Educational Partners (Spring 2018 Cohort)


Description:

This 5 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

Location:

25Q164
P.S. 164 Queens Valley
138-01 77th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11367
718-544-1083


Times:

8:30AM - 11:30AM


Dates:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018





Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F169) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Paraprofessionals


Facilitators:

Richard Sheils


Please e-mail rshiels@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Special Education Trainings


Behavior Management Tier 1 (Spring 2018 Cohort 4)

F283

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Behavior Management Tier 1 (Spring 2018 Cohort 4)


Description:

This series will provide teachers with Tier 1 classroom management strategies and procedures to establish a positive and engaging classroom environment. Participants will learn behavior management strategies that focus on prevention, explicit instruction of behavior and social emotional learning and a system to acknowledge positive behaviors.

Location:

26Q221
P.S. 221 The North Hills School
57-40 Marathon Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362
718-423-8825


Times:

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018








Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F283) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Classroom Teachers (General Education and Special Education)


Facilitators:

Caryn DePinna


Please e-mail CDepinna@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Strategies & Practices for Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

F284

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Strategies & Practices for Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)


Description:

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"

Location:

25Q209
P.S. 209 Clearview Gardens
16-10 Utopia Parkway
Whitestone, NY 11357
718-352-3939


Times:

8:30AM - 12:00PM


Dates:

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018








Core Connections:

Framework:

Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F284) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Classroom Teachers (General Education and Special Education)


Facilitators:

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


Please e-mail JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.


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Crafting Quality IEPs: Present Level of Performance, CCLS Aligned Annual Goals and Progress Monitoring (Spring 2017 Cohort 3)

F099

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Crafting Quality IEPs: Present Level of Performance, CCLS Aligned Annual Goals and Progress Monitoring (Spring 2017 Cohort 3)


Description:

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.


Location:

26Q172 Irwin Altman Middle School 172 81-14 257th Street, Queens, NY 11004 718-831-4000


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Friday, March 02, 2018

Friday, May 04, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018






Core Connections:

Quality Review:

1.1, 1.2, 3.4, 3.1

Danielson:

2D, 3C, 3D

Framework:

Rigorous Instruction, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #F099) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

-Teachers
-Service Providers
-Members of School Implementation Team (SIT)
-School faculty that are ready to be capacity builders in their school



Facilitators:

Karen Profenna, Kate Herman, Jacqueline Atkins


Please e-mail jatkins4@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders' Monthly Meetings

E220

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders' Monthly Meetings


Description:

The Queens North FSC Transition Team Leaders will meet monthly from October 2017 – May 2018 to strengthen their skill sets regarding all components of transition and in turn facilitate building transition capacity in their schools.

Location:

30-48 Linden Place, 6th Floor Computer Lab
Flushing, NY 11354


Times:

8:30AM - 3:00PM


Dates:

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


Core Connections:

Quality Review:

2.2, 3.4, 4.2, 5.1

Danielson:

2A, 4E

Framework:

Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment, Strong Family-Community Ties


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


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*If available, this option ( #E220) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Principal Designated Transition Team Leaders


Facilitators:

Katea Dale-Demosthenes


Please e-mail KDale3@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Summer Offerings



Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Summer 2018 Cohort)

G019

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Specially Designed Instruction K-12 (SDI) (Summer 2018 Cohort)


Description:

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.

Location:

24Q013 P.S. 13 Clement C. Moore 55-01 94th Street Flushing, NY 11373 718-271-1021


Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018







Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Content


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #G019) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Teachers of Grades K-12


Facilitators:

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


Please e-mail JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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Working Together: New ICT Partnerships K-12 (Summer 2018 Cohort)

G020

Special Education

All Schools (K-12)

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Working Together: New ICT Partnerships K-12 (Summer 2018 Cohort)


Description:

This PLO series will provide “New” co-teaching partners with a foundation for planning, implementing and maintaining successful co-teaching programs and relationships that improve and enhance the instruction of students with disabilities taught in the general education classroom. This series will provide teachers with effective research-based methods on a variety of topics including lesson planning, knowing your students, barriers to instruction, and assessment.

Location:

Linden Place DOE Office

4th Floor Conference Room

30-48 Linden Place

Flushing, NY 11354



Times:

8:30AM - 2:30PM


Dates:

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Thursday, August 02, 2018







Core Connections:

Quality Review:


Danielson:


Framework:

Collaborative Teachers


CTLE Eligibility:

Pedagogy


Acceptable CTLE shall be in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy.

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*If available, this option ( #G020) will be pre-selected for your ease



Target Audience:

Both general ed and special ed teaching partners new to K-12 ICT classes.


Facilitators:

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


Please e-mail JAtkins4@schools.nyc.gov  with any questions.


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