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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the NYC Special Education Collaborative offers over 50 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.

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February 2019

Teacher, Know Thyself: Decolonize the Mind, Decolonize Behavioral Support (Part I: Theoretical Considerations)

February 26 @ 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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***This workshop is part of a Professional Learning Cohort (PLC). You will automatically be registered for PART 2 on 03/22/19. You must attend both sessions. Whether we are aware of it or not, the classroom management approaches we adopt are a direct reflection of the values we espouse. Too often, these values are shaped by colonized narratives that abound in society at-large and that have embedded themselves within the institution of the school. For the students we teach (especially students…

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March 2019

NCI Modified Content: Verbal De-escalation and Physical Disengagement

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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(Previously referred to as “CPI part 1”) ONLY for Enhanced and Premier members of the NYC Special Education Collaborative.   Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately. By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the session with certification in verbal de-escalation and physical disengagement skills by the Crisis…

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NCI Full Content: Verbal and Physical Intervention

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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FOR PREMIER MEMBERS OF THE NYC SPECIAL EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE ONLY.  Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately in order to de-escalate. By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the session with certification in verbal de-escalation, physical disengagement skills and physical holding skills by the Crisis Prevention Institute and…

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Allies for Racial Justice White Affinity Group

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This will be an informal group discussion for white educators who would like accountability towards doing the work of unpacking white privilege.  Participants will engage in dialogue around identifying and understanding white privilege and how to engage in conversations around race so that we do not perpetuate racial injustice in our schools and classrooms.  It is a space where white educators can practice, model, and improve anti-racist practices through asking ignorant questions and processing deep emotion without co-opting multiracial dialogues…

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Elevating Students’ Stories: Culturally Responsive Practices with Insight on Supporting Immigrant Students & Families

March 20 @ 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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In this interactive session, educators will be able to understand the importance of creating safe and welcoming spaces in order for students to thrive. By participating in activities and case studies, as well as viewing sample lesson plans, participants will learn and adopt strategies to create a safe classroom/school environment. Through collaboration and structured work time with others in similar roles, participants will work together to plan how to take their learnings from the morning back to their classrooms and…

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Teacher, Know Thyself: Decolonize the Mind, Decolonize Behavioral Support (Part II: Practical Implications—Decolonizing Our Classroom Spaces & Procedures)

March 22 @ 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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In the second and final session of this workshop series, participants will build on their growing schema for decolonizing school spaces by applying this knowledge to their own classrooms. Moving from small- and whole-group discussions to hands-on project work, teacher-participants will re-imagine their spaces as seen through decolonized lenses. Participants will take a critical eye to their classrooms and ask questions such as: -       Which aspects of the classroom’s physical space reflect an ideological or institutional oppression? -       How might…

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May 2019

NCI Modified Content: Verbal De-escalation and Physical Disengagement

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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(Previously referred to as “CPI part 1”) ONLY for Enhanced and Premier members of the NYC Special Education Collaborative.   Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately. By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the session with certification in verbal de-escalation and physical disengagement skills by the Crisis…

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NCI Full Content: Verbal and Physical Intervention

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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FOR PREMIER MEMBERS OF THE NYC SPECIAL EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE ONLY.  Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately in order to de-escalate. By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the session with certification in verbal de-escalation, physical disengagement skills and physical holding skills by the Crisis Prevention Institute and…

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Supportive Space for Educators of Color – A People of Color Affinity Group

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This group will be an informal supportive space for educators of color to build community and strengthen their self-advocacy tools and anti-racist pedagogy. We will engage in dialogue about racism, oppression, and its impact on educators of colors, students and the communities in which we work. We will also discuss best practices for self-care, self-advocacy, and practicing anti-racist pedagogy and anti-racist dialogue within school spaces. This group is ongoing, and welcomes new participants to drop-in. *This event is seat-free for members…

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Allies for Racial Justice White Affinity Group

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This will be an informal group discussion for white educators who would like accountability towards doing the work of unpacking white privilege.  Participants will engage in dialogue around identifying and understanding white privilege and how to engage in conversations around race so that we do not perpetuate racial injustice in our schools and classrooms.  It is a space where white educators can practice, model, and improve anti-racist practices through asking ignorant questions and processing deep emotion without co-opting multiracial dialogues…

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