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PD Center’s “Summer Institute” Bolsters Educators’ Teaching for Fall Semester
To prepare teachers and school leaders for September, the Center for Professional Development and Curriculum Support at Southern Westchester BOCES, in collaboration with colleagues from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, presents its Summer Institute for Hybrid and Virtual Learning. The Summer Institute will engage educators throughout July and August by offering a cycle of nine sessions that will help teachers continue providing valuable instruction and learning experiences for their students.
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Southern Westchester BOCES has been assembling and sharing reliable resources about the COVID-19 outbreak since January. In response to the rapidly changing situation, coupled with requests from our districts, we have created this COVID-19 Resource Page. This continuously updated repository provides information and guidance from medical professionals and public health officials, curated to inform and protect the health and safety of our community.
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CoSer 644 provides training, consultation and technical assistance to create and maintain an educational environment that is a model for workplace safety and best practices. We work directly with districts to handle matters of compliance with regulatory requirements and SAVE legislation.
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Brandon Cruz addresses DA workshop on school safety in White Plains
Collaboration around violence prevention in addition to crisis response is key to successful school safety planning, SWBOCES Supervisor of School Safety Brandon Cruz told more than 40 school and law enforcement officials.
"Today was to get the message out to school districts to let them know that there has to be a collaborative effort put into place in order to prevent, in order to mitigate incidents of school violence," Mr. Cruz said following a workshop in White Plains to review the recent report titled "Creating Safer Schools." Click here to read the full article...
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Southern Westchester BOCES is proud to partner with the Southeastern Chapter of the New York State School Facilities Association (NYSSFA). Please use the links below to find the NYSSFA meeting calendar and training information.