CiTi ISS Weekly Communicator
September 10, 2021
The purpose of this newsletter is to provide professional development,
support, resources, information, connections and best practices to foster adult
learning and student achievement. You will find offerings from
Instructional Support Services, Distance Learning and Model Schools Teams.
***These offerings are available to all educators in NYS.***
New Director of ISS
Welcome Heather Witter as new Director of ISS!
Heather Witter is the new Director of Instructional Support Services. She is replacing Kristen Foland who has taken a position as Assistant Superintendent for Personnel at CiTi. Best wishes to Kristen!
Heather has been in education for over twenty years. Her experience has been as a teacher, elementary principal, and director of literacy for the Fulton City School District.
She is working hard to provide a smooth transition of leadership and is looking forward to supporting your needs.
Click titles below for session description and registration link.
Intentional Classroom Design for SEL
Dignity for All Students Act: Required Training for Certification/Licensure (Teachers, Administrators, Teaching Assistants, Coaches, etc)
Six hour training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools.
Virtual: October 4 & 5, 2021 8:30-11:30
The CiTi School Improvement Team is focused on supporting teachers and leaders with the implementation of high quality, rigorous curriculum and the continuous improvement of instruction aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards.
Click here to view a calendar of LIVE STREAMED events, virtual tours, and video recordings (updated regularly).
Other Instructional Resources
See link below to website.
Click here to subscribe to the YouTube channel to stream anytime after the show is launched Sept 13th!
Secondary Level Social Studies 9/11 Resources
The beginning of the 2021-2022 school year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11. With this anniversary comes the enormous task of accurately teaching the events of the past, while simultaneously commemorating those whose lives were lost. To assist in this endeavor, NYS Council for Social Studies (NYSCSS) has provided a vetted list of resources below:
First In Math - FREE to K-5 students!!
Contact Michael Perry, CiTi BOCES Math Network Liaison, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.