CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

 

Resetting Classroom Culture: A Mid-Year Focus on Student-Centered Learning
February 7, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This workshop will give you the opportunity to review your opening year approach while providing a framework and practical strategies for resetting your classroom culture and establishing healthy relationships as the foundation of academic success.

Supporting Struggling Readers in Grades 2-5
February 26, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participants of this workshop will learn strategies, methods and activities to assist struggling students in the intermediate grades. Focus areas will include word learning, word solving, fluency and comprehension.

Understanding Opioid Addiction: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for

At-Risk Students
March 3, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Learn how addictive substances and behaviors impact the body and brain, and come away with evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies. Discuss and share knowledge and experiences about substance use and abuse with your colleagues, and hear the newest data and research regarding addictive substances, with a special focus on opioids.

Teaching to the Kids in Front of You:
How General Education English Teachers Can Combat Limited Resources to Create Classrooms Where All Students Thrive
March 10, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Learn meaningful approaches to best support all learners in general education English classes. You'll gain examples of units/lessons that celebrate diversity and prioritize student choice and explore ways English teachers can effectively access materials and bring in more culturally responsive texts to enhance the scope of your instruction.

New School Leaders Seminar
March 12, 2020 | 4:30 - 7 p.m.

For all educators (teachers, graduate students, interns, team or teacher leaders, supervisors)

considering a career as a principal or school administrator. 

Understanding Academic Data for School Improvement
March 19, 2020 | 8:30-11:30 a.m.

This workshop will help your Building Leadership Team, Data Team or PLC learn what kinds of data to collect to successfully monitor and evaluate academic programs to drive school improvement.

WEBINARS

Stay tuned for more CASDA webinars!

We're developing more webinars designed to address your professional development needs!

ROUNDTABLES

Assistive Technology Roundtable

In this workshop, teachers will examine the 1619 Project resources and use them as an exemplar of how to approach the teaching of US History through the framework of civic literacy. Participants will also become familiar with all three components of the exam and have an opportunity to discuss the implications for their instruction and assessment.

Resetting Classroom Culture: A Mid-Year Focus on Student-Centered Learning
February 7, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This workshop will give you the opportunity to review your opening year approach while providing a framework and practical strategies for resetting your classroom culture and establishing healthy relationships as the foundation of academic success.

Supporting Struggling Readers in Grades 2-5
February 26, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participants of this workshop will learn strategies, methods and activities to assist struggling students in the intermediate grades. Focus areas will include word learning, word solving, fluency and comprehension.

Understanding Opioid Addiction: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for

At-Risk Students
March 3, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Learn how addictive substances and behaviors impact the body and brain, and come away with evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies. Discuss and share knowledge and experiences about substance use and abuse with your colleagues, and hear the newest data and research regarding addictive substances, with a special focus on opioids.

Assistive Technology Roundtable

Be a part of an area wide professional learning community for professionals working to provide assistive technology devices and services for students with diverse learning needs and skills.

Athletic Directors Roundtable

Join us to communicate, collaborate and share your practice with other Athletic Directors in the Capital Region.

Building and Grounds Supervisors Meeting Series

Network with your peers at this monthly meeting

Collaborative Co-Teaching Best Practices

Facilitators Dr. Stephanie Conklin and Karissa Schupp will share the successful strategies, concepts and practices that have enabled them to develop a dynamic, collaborative co-teaching partnership at Colonie High School. Sessions topics will include student grouping, assessment design, effective planning, and integrating technology into the co-taught classroom.

Combatting Chronic Absenteeism Roundtable

Learn how to develop Individualized Attendance Plans (IAP) for chronically absent students, focusing on the barriers faced by those students. Participants will have the opportunity to share prevention and intervention strategies that are working in their respective school districts.

Enhancing School Success for Disadvantaged Students

Join CASDA for a monthly roundtable addressing equity issues related to school opportunities, dropout prevention, discipline, classroom management, and program alternatives.

Instructional Technology Roundtable

The Instructional Technology Roundtable is a professional learning community for educators interested in instructional technology to support teachers and students.

Roundtable for Speech and Language Teachers

This roundtable will provide speech and language educators with the opportunity to share, discuss and learn about issues of concern to them in the field, and include resources and guest speakers.

School Psychologist Roundtable

This area-wide professional learning community will assist school psychologists working to provide services and accommodations for students with diverse learning needs and skills. 

The Principal Collaborative

The Principal Collaborative, formerly the Principals' Guild, is a unique, responsive professional development opportunity for principals and assistant principals to develop their leadership and practice in a joint forum.

AWARDS DINNERS 

Save the Dates!

Annual Education Awards Dinner - March 25, 2020 *Stay tuned for more information*


Capital Area Scholars Recognition Dinner - May 13, 2020

Click here for more information and to nominate!

COLLEGE FAIRS

2020 Spring Regional College Fair
Hosted by CASDA and CDCA

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
9-11:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Booth Price: $150

The Spring College Fair at Hudson Valley Community College (Edward F. McDonough Recreation Center) is an opportunity for Capital Region students to speak with representatives from more than 150 colleges and universities as well as for colleges and universities to connect with thousands of students from across the region. ​There will be public and private, four-and two-year, large and small, liberal arts and vocational colleges represented as well as the military. Also represented, will be a number of institutions presenting financial options. There will be students from urban, suburban and rural school districts from across the Capital Region and beyond present in the morning and evening. 

 

Setup will begin at 8 am with doors opening for the first session at 9 am.

 

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University at Albany 
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Albany, NY 12222  

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