Upcoming Events and COVID-19
Due to the current state of affairs, we are reviewing our programming in order to deliver the best alternatives to our in-person events. The Collaborative is committed to our members' professional development, and will transition as many of our trainings as possible to webinars, chat room discussions, etc. For the time being, please assume that all in-person events are on hold. Thank you for your patience.
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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the Collaborative For Inclusive Education offers over 50 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.
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Email professional development inquiries to Kevin@inclusiveedny.org.
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The needs of our often overlooked population of students who have parents, guardians, or close loved ones who are incarcerated take on new heights given the Coronavirus pandemic. We will discuss the impact of isolation on an already isolated demographic of students and how we, as their teachers, can identify and support them. Note: This event was converted from an in-person event to an online webinar. Part 2 will take place as an in-person event on June 12. Presenter: Vivett…Find out more »
How can we provide students with opportunities to take on meaningful responsibility within their remote school communities? In this online lunch and learn, participants will come together to discuss and brainstorm ways to create space for student leadership during distance learning. We'll explore ideas like virtual buddies, mentorship programs, and more! Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »
This workshop will cover the basics of trauma-informed practices with a focus on the four priorities of a trauma-informed approach: predictability, flexibility, connection, and empowerment. Attendees will explore how a focus on these areas supports children who are affected by trauma, with examples and suggestions for how we can build relationships across the physical distance we find ourselves in during our current period of remote learning. Presenter: Alex Shevrin VenetFind out more »
What needs to be in place to make sure students are still receiving small group instruction during remote learning? In this lunch and learn, we will explore and think through how to leverage technology to continue differentiation through small group instruction. In addition to synchronous strategies, we will also highlight strategies for creating effective audio/video breakout group recordings when live instruction is not possible. Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »
Even in the best of circumstances, teachers can find themselves in triggering and stressful situations with the young people they are educating. During our current Covid-19 health crisis many teachers are being pushed to the edge; emotionally, physically, and financially. This webinar offers portable in-the-moment strategies as well as deeper mindfulness techniques to support teachers as they navigate these new and choppy waters. We will explore more breathing activities, simple yoga postures, playful brain-games, and movement ‘recipes’ to support both…Find out more »
How can coaches support staff during remote learning? In this lunch and learn, join us and fellow practitioners to crowdsource ideas on how to conduct remote observations, give instructional feedback, and adjust goals and supports for teachers during distance learning. Presenter: Anna ReeveFind out more »
Research shows that teacher expectations play a critical role in student achievement, attitudes and motivation. In this participatory workshop we will look at how societal biases and stereotypes make their way into the classroom through teacher expectations, keeping persistent racial disparities in student achievement in place. Participants will be introduced to a set of specific, observable, measurable, culturally responsive, practices and behaviors that will help them hold their students to high expectations regardless of their racial or ethnic group, or…Find out more »
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. This panel will focus on the importance of digital equity, as NYC charter schools speak about Girls Who Code Clubs in their communities and how others can join the movement. Note: This session is best suited for middle and high school educators. By attending this session, attendees will leave with... knowledge of why…Find out more »