Monday, January 30, 2012

Cross-post from PNW BOCES Guidance & Child Study Center event March 23

 

Putnam/Northern Westchester
BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
                             GUIDANCE AND CHILD STUDY CENTER
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598-4399
(914) 248-2381  FAX (914) 248-2387



 A DAY OF SHARING
March 23, 2012 (Friday)


A Day of Sharing is a new professional development opportunity for Elementary and Middle School Counselors.  The conference will offer keynote speakers presenting on topics related to educational reform and the role of the school counselor.  Practicing school counselors will share best practices incorporated in their comprehensive school counseling programs.  Space is limited, so register now!  Click here to access a PDF of the registration form!

Audience: Elementary & Middle School Counselors, Directors of Guidance

Presenters: 

Vivian Lee, Director, Counselor Advocacy at National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA) of the College Board, since June 2004. NOSCA is a dynamic office that is charged with advocating for school counselors on a national level.  Mrs. Lee will present on the importance of the role of the school counselor and relationships with administrators.

Laura S. Sahr, NYSED (Coordinates NYSED’s implementation of the Dignity For All Students Act)
New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function (NYSED, 2011).  Laura Sahr has been with the New York State Education (NYSED) Department since 1982.  She is currently coordinating and guiding NYSED’s implementation of the Dignity For All Students Act (Dignity Act).

Date:                                                      March 23, 2012 (Friday)
               
Time:                                                     8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Location:                                              Tech South Building - Amphitheater
                                                                Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES
200 BOCES Drive, Yorktown Heights, New York

*Fee:                                                      $20.00* [includes morning coffee and boxed lunch]

Pre-registration is required

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a breakout session with several workshops offered of which you may attend ONE.  This is a first come first served basis.  Please complete attached form and check in order of preference, THREE WORKSHOP choices, and return to Terry O’Sullivan WITH PAYMENT or DISTRICT APPROVAL as soon as possible.  (Address above).  Registration will be confirmed once this is received.

YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER ON MY LEARNING PLAN at www.pnwboces.org/catalog.  Select “Guidance and Child Study Center” and click “View Now”.  Scroll down to view workshop offerings.  Click on the workshop name.  Select the “Click to Enroll” button to register.  *There will be a 15% administrative fee added to the billing of schools/agencies that are NOT a COMPONENT of a BOCES.

For directions and map call 245-2700, Ext. 575 or go to www.pnwboces.org  and select the “Welcome” tab and then the “Directions” tab. In case of inclement weather please call 914-245-2700.


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