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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the NYC Special Education Collaborative offers over 65 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.

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Email professional development inquiries to megan@NYCsped.org.

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August 2018

Wilson Fundations – Kindergarten

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Wilson FUNdations is a phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling program for the general education classroom. Fundations is based upon the Wilson Reading System® principles and serves as a prevention program to help reduce reading and spelling failure. Rather than completely replace core curriculum, Fundations provides the research-validated strategies that complement installed programs to meet federal standards and serve the needs of all children. Teachers incorporate a 30-minute daily Fundations lesson into their language arts classroom instruction. Fundations lessons focus on…

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Wilson Fundations – 1st Grade

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Wilson FUNdations is a phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling program for the general education classroom. Fundations is based upon the Wilson Reading System® principles and serves as a prevention program to help reduce reading and spelling failure. Rather than completely replace core curriculum, Fundations provides the research-validated strategies that complement installed programs to meet federal standards and serve the needs of all children. Teachers incorporate a 30-minute daily Fundations lesson into their language arts classroom instruction. Fundations lessons focus on…

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Wilson Fundations – 2nd Grade

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Wilson FUNdations is a phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling program for the general education classroom. Fundations is based upon the Wilson Reading System® principles and serves as a prevention program to help reduce reading and spelling failure. Rather than completely replace core curriculum, Fundations provides the research-validated strategies that complement installed programs to meet federal standards and serve the needs of all children. Teachers incorporate a 30-minute daily Fundations lesson into their language arts classroom instruction. Fundations lessons focus on…

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Wilson Just Words

August 23 @ 9:00 am - August 24 @ 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Wilson Just Words is a highly explicit, multi-sensory decoding and spelling program for students in grades 4–12 and adults who have mild to moderate gaps in their decoding and spelling proficiency but do not require intensive intervention. The program is designed for students with below-average decoding and spelling scores and should be combined with other literature-rich programs. COST • Premier Schools - $343.00 per person • Enhanced Schools - $364.00 per person • Core Schools - $386.00 per person •…

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Co-Teaching Session 1: Getting Started in Your Co-Teaching Pairs

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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$325.00

Collaboration, respect, and ongoing communication are necessary to ensure that each teacher is committed to the learning journey in the classroom” (Elizabeth Stein, Elevating Co-teaching through UDL). In the first session of our co-teaching series, co-teaching pairs will have the opportunity to get to know each other and lay the foundation for their partnership. Participants will learn about each other’s working styles, preferences, interests, areas of expertise, and roles. Pairs will also create a shared vision for their co-taught classroom…

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Co-Teaching Session 2: Intro to the Co-Teaching Models – Focus on the 3 High-Leverage Models

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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$325.00

In the second session of our co-teaching series, we will explore Wendy Murawski’s question, “How is what these two teachers are doing substantively different and more effective for kids that what one teacher would be doing alone?” Co-teaching pairs will dig deeper into what it means to co-teach, understand the qualities of effective co-teaching, and learn about a variety of co-instruction models, focusing on the three high-leverage models. Participants will have the opportunity to review lessons with different co-teaching models,…

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What You Need to Know about ELL Identification and the NYSITELL (Webinar)

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NY
$85.00

In this webinar, participants will learn about the different federal, state, and city regulations around ELL identification. We will go through different examples of NYSITELL questions, discuss scoring considerations, and explore testing logistics. Q&A time will be built in for participants to pose questions. Presenter: Melissa Katz

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September 2018

2018 ELL Boot Camp (Repeat)

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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$300.00

In this session, participants will learn about the laws that govern ELLs and ELL parent services in charter schools, as well as best practices for ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. Participants will come away with actionable next steps and a better understanding of ELL identification, assessment, programming, instruction, and language access. Presenter: Melissa Katz * This event is a repeat of our 08/15 Boot Camp **This event is part of the ELL Compliance & Assessment (ECA) strand. Member…

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Co-Teaching Session 1: Getting Started in Your Co-Teaching Pair (Repeat Session)

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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$325.00

Collaboration, respect, and ongoing communication are necessary to ensure that each teacher is committed to the learning journey in the classroom” (Elizabeth Stein, Elevating Co-teaching through UDL). In the first session of our co-teaching series, co-teaching pairs will have the opportunity to get to know each other and lay the foundation for their partnership. Participants will learn about each other’s working styles, preferences, interests, areas of expertise, and roles. Pairs will also create a shared vision for their co-taught classroom…

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Co-Teaching Session 2: Intro to the Co-Teaching Models – Focus on the 3 High-Leverage Models (Repeat)

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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$325.00

In the second session of our co-teaching series, we will explore Wendy Murawski’s question, “How is what these two teachers are doing substantively different and more effective for kids that what one teacher would be doing alone?” Co-teaching pairs will dig deeper into what it means to co-teach, understand the qualities of effective co-teaching, and learn about a variety of co-instruction models, focusing on the three high-leverage models. Participants will have the opportunity to review lessons with different co-teaching models,…

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