RSS Digest: Special Edition

Spring and Summer Professional Learning - 03.09.2021

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The purpose of our TST BOCES Regional School Success newsletter is to:

  • highlight upcoming opportunities and events
  • keep you informed with resources and news from NYSED departments
  • provide reminders about regional initiatives

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Teaching in Remote & Hybrid Learning Environments (TRLE)

The eTeachNY coalition is responsible for the development and implementation of training related to six areas aligned with remote/hybrid learning needs:

  • Shifting to Teaching Online
  • Families as Partners
  • Students with Disabilities
  • English Language Learners and/or Multilingual Learners
  • Culturally Responsive Education
  • Social-Emotional Learning
TRLE Grant Professional Development Opportunities

We encourage any and all professionals who are working, or who are planning to work, in education to register. This would include anyone in a public, private or charter school.

Spring & Summer Professional Learning

We are excited to support professional learning this spring that is accessible, relevant, culturally responsive, and focused on making positive impacts in classrooms.

Instructional Technology Spring & Summer Offerings

Instructional Tech Spring & Summer 2021

Spring & Summer Professional Learning Offerings

Summer PL

Spring & Summer Enrichment Offerings

2021 Spring Summer Arts Professional Learning


  • Engagement in the Arts Classroom: The Show Must Go On
  • Arts Educators Regional Network
  • Effective Feedback in the Arts Classroom

From Research to Practice: Growing Writers in the Classroom

Starting on March 15, the New York State Staff Curriculum Development Network (SCDN) for English Language Arts (ELA) is proud to host a statewide writing conference. Click here for more information and how to join.

Basics of Backward Design

Join a mini AM Session or PM Session on March 18 to take an introductory look at planning lessons with the end in mind.

World Languages Task Force

On March 22, join us to discuss and consider ways to support students and teachers working towards achieving the Seal of Biliteracy.

From University of Albany - Center for Autism and Related Disabilities:

Registration is required to attend 3 different FREE sessions on March 26 for school professionals, community professionals, and parents who live or work with individuals on the autism spectrum.
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Executive Director of RSS

Dr. Nicole G. Eschler

607-257-1551, ext. 1004

Coordinator of School Library System

Mary Kay Welgoss

607-257-1555, ext. 1033

Interim Coordinator of Cooperative Enrichment

Diane Bennett

Coordinator of Professional Learning

Kira Carinci

607-257-1551, ext. 7202

Instructional Specialist for Inclusive Learning

Teresa Heatherman

607-257-1551, ext. 7204

Coordinator of Instructional Technology

Matt O’Donnell
607-257-1551, ext. 7209

RSS Department Office Hours

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