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Learn . . . Skill Building Sessions

Learn at skill building sessions presented by LEAF, Inc., NYSED, colleagues, educational groups and Strategic Partners throughout the vent. Final Topics published Summer 2016.

Sunday Skill Building Workshops / September 25 /  3 - 4 p.m.

  1. Look at that Shiny New Toy!! A Review of Things to Consider Before Purchasing an LMS
    Presented by Signature Partner Infinite Campus

    1. Link here for PowerPoint handout #1

    2. Link here for handout #2 - article!

  1. How to Work Less, Produce More, and Still Get the Job Done in a Sensible School Week
    Presented by Premier Gold Partner The Breakthrough Coach

  2. Cisco Connected Classroom Experience - CANCELLED
    Presented by Premier Diamond Partner Core BTS, Inc.

  3. Driving Innovative Teaching and Learning - A Superintendent's Role
    Presented by Premier Gold Partner Apple, Inc.

  4. Leadership to Support English Learners
    Presented by University at Albany / NYKids

    1. Link here for handout!

  5. PISA for Schools – Assessment the Way It Ought to Be
    Presented by Signature Partner Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)

    1. Link here for Handout!

  6. We Are Called to Be Bold
    Complimentary book provided to the first 100 participants attending the session. Book signing in Marketplace of Ideas during Sunday’s reception. 

Monday Skill Building Workshops / September 26 / 1 - 2 p.m.

  • Designing Vision, Strategy, and Facilities around the Individual Child:  A Model for College, Career and Citizenship Readiness
    Presented by Premier Diamond Partner Ashley McGraw Architects, D. P.C.

  • Overview of the New York Education Department’s Community Schools Initiatives
    Presented by New York State Education Department

  • Engaging Your Community to Gather Non-Academic Indicators
    Presented by Signature Partner K12 Insight

  • Youth Radicalization by the Islamic State
    Presented by New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC)

  • Action Based Methods on Creating a Climate Change and Safer School. Put Action into Character Education and DASA

  • “The Bigs” Achieving Your Real World Hopes and Dreams. For High School Seniors

Monday Skill Building Workshops / September 26 / 2:30 - 3:30

  1. The SuperEval Online Superintendent Evaluation Tool Through the Lens of a Superintendent
    Presented by Signature Partner PLS 3rd Learning

    1. Link here for Handout!

  2. Translating the NYS Social Studies Framework into Reality for Classroom Practice

    1. Link here for Handout!

  3. How Do You Measure the Impact of Leadership on Learning?
    Presented by Premier Diamond Partner WestEd

    1. Link here for handout 1 and handout 2!

  4. Using Data to Increase Return on Investment
    Presented by New York State Association of School Business Officials

    1. Link here for PowerPoint handout!

  5. Maintaining the Trust, Confidence and Support of Your Board:  A School Attorney’s Perspective
    Presented by Signature Partner Ferrara Fiorenza, PC

  6. The Motivational Power of a Multi-Sensory Environment (MSE) in Education

Tuesday Skill Building Workshops / September 27 / 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 

  1. Our Rural Schools in a Post-GEA World
    Presented by Rural Schools Association of New York State, Inc.

  2. RIC One – 12 NYS Regional Information Centers Working as One to Enhance Data Security and Privacy

    1. Click here for PowerPoint handout!

  3. What it Takes to Create Healthy and Safe Learning Environments in Today’s Public Schools
    Presented by New York State Schools Facilities Association

    1. Click here for PowerPoint Handout!

  4. Civility in the Workplace

  5. Using Data to Redesign District and Regional Planning

  6. Identifying Conditions within School Environments that Engender Teacher Burnout, Dissatisfaction and Attrition