CiTi ISS Communicator

November 5, 2021

The purpose of this newsletter is to:

  • showcase upcoming professional development
  • offer supports to foster adult learning and student achievement
  • share resources from Instructional Support Services, Distance Learning and Model Schools Teams
CiTi BOCES Professional Development Catalog Highlights

Click titles below for session description and registration link.

Resilience Resources

A collection of resilience building strategies to support you.

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.

November 15, 2021 8:30-3:30

NGLS Professional Development Options

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.

We have partnered with DCMO BOCES to continue growing our list of virtual opportunities for this school year. Like all of you, our artists are working hard to modify and adapt to the changing learning environment and are continuously adding new enrichment opportunities that can now be enjoyed virtually. We currently have over 80 high-quality virtual opportunities for students and schools to enjoy with more being added daily. If you have any questions regarding a specific program please feel free to reach out to
Distance Learning

Click here to view a calendar of LIVE STREAMED events, virtual tours, and video recordings (updated regularly).

Other Instructional Resources

Balanced Literacy and Structured Literacy- What's the Difference?

View this free 30-minute webinar from 95 percent group for an overview of structured literacy that is clear, unambiguous, and the “right fit” for students learning to read. A handout is also available. Click here to fill out a quick form and then get immediate access to the webinar/handout.

6-12 Math Network is returning this Monday!

SAVE THE DATE - Monday, November 8th - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Math network meeting will be returning this Monday for grades 6-12. Did you miss communicating and collaborating with other math educators from around Oswego County? Math network will be for math educators to share their voice about best practices, explore various resources, and stay current with NYSED updates. We will be exploring Performance Level Descriptors, updates from the August SCDN frameworks conference, NGMLS implementation, and Scaffolding Instruction. The link to the virtual meeting will be sent to all registrants on the day of the meeting. Click here to register: 6-12 Math Network.

The next K--5 Math Network will take place on Monday, December 6th, from 2:00-3:00. Click to register for K-5 Math Network. If there is something you'd like to discuss, please send me your ideas at

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