Professional Development

 


NYSAWA Summer Institute : Prioritizing Time for Thought Leadership
JULY 15 - 16, 2019 /
Hilton Garden Inn / Clifton Park
Join us for the 2019 NYSAWA Summer Institute in Clifton Park which will feature a networking reception on July 15, followed by a day of connecting with colleagues from across the state. Topics include leadership and self compassion, resilient leadership and advocating for yourself, personal mission statements and roundtable discussions.
Cost: $259 per person

The Customer-Centered Office and Emotional IQ - NEW
Culture, Behaviors and Emotions

Various Dates in August / 9 am - 2:30 pm
The success of working together as a school and community can frequently be impacted by differences in expectations and values of the groups that belong to its constituencies, especially when the differences become personal and emotional. This workshop will focus on the elements of customer service that impact the cooperative and positive nature of school-community relations and culture. Click HERE for more workshop details.
Central NY / Monday, August 12, 2019
Holiday Inn, Liverpool (Syracuse area)
Mid-Western NY / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 
Burgundy Basin, Pittsford (Rochester area)
Western NY / Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Samuel's Grande Manor (Buffalo area)

Cultural Awareness - Skills for Professional Leadership - NEW
Various Dates in August / 9 am - 2:30 pm
Cultural awareness, implementing the pertinent skills of administration, finding strength and bravery in your decisions, and gaining the trust among fellow district stakeholders are necessary. For a few these skills come naturally, but for many of us these traits must be developed and fostered. In this workshop, explore the works of Brene Brown, including Dare to lead and discuss traditional, unique and specialized ways to fully understand the culture of your organization and build quality relationships to embed trust and excellence, and celebrate success. Click HERE for more workshop details. 
Western-Mid Western NY / Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Burgundy Basin, Pittsford (Rochester area)
Central NY / Wednesday, August 21, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Main Admin. Building, Liverpool (Syracuse area)

Fiscal Navigation for Superintendents
September - December 2019
Three full days – Mix & Match locations 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (lunch at 12:00 Noon) 15 CTLE Hours
This foundation workshop is geared for superintendents, business administrators and school administrators seeking to strengthen their fiscal understanding and skills. The workshop will focus on the strategies needed to build and maintain fiscal health and stability in your local school district. Time is spent on fund balance strategies and taxation strategies.
Western New York Mondays – September 30, November 4, December 2, 2019
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Central New York / Tuesdays – October 1, November 5, December 3, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Eastern New York / Tuesdays – October 8, November 12, December 10, 2019
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)

Claims Auditor and Deputy Claims Auditor Training
Fall 2019 - Various Dates and Locations

Half-day training – 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
This foundation workshop covers the basic knowledge, skills, techniques, and strategies required of the Claims Auditor: training in applicable NYS Law, Board of Education policies, internal control components, implementation strategies, and reporting.
3 CPEs for CPAs – – 3 CTLE Hours
Western New York Monday,September 30, 2019
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Mid-Western New York 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Rush-Henrietta CSD, Henrietta (Rochester area)
Central New York 
/ Wednesday, October 2, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Eastern New York 
/ Monday, October 7, 2019
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)
Mid-Hudson New York
 / Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton, Newburgh
Long Island New York
 – Pending


Introduction to Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds

Fall 2019 / Half-day training – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
3 CPEs for CPAs – – 3 CTLE Hours
This is the foundation workshop, with an emphasis on the legal foundation and personnel, for those with responsibilities for the administration of Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds.
Western New York / Monday – October 21, 2019
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Mid-Western New York / Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Monroe 1 BOCES, Linden Park, Rochester
Mid-Hudson New York /  Monday, October 28, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton, Newburgh
Eastern New York / Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)
Central New York / Wednesday, October 30, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Long Island New York – Pending


Advanced Issues for Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds
Fall 2019 / Half-day training – 12:00 Noon to 2:30 PM

3 CPEs for CPAs – – 3 CTLE Hours
This is an advanced topics workshop with an emphasis on the solving common legal and personnel issues encountered in the administration of Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds.
Western New York / Monday, October 21, 2019
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Mid-Western New York / Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Monroe 1 BOCES, Linden Park, Rochester
Mid-Hudson New York / Monday, October 28, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton, Newburgh
Eastern New York
 / Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)
Central New York
 / Wednesday, October 30, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Long Island New York – Pending


Advanced Claims Auditing - Workshop C (3 of 3) - New 2019
Fall 2019 / Half-day training –  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
4 CPEs for CPAs – – 4 CTLE Hours
The third of three advanced claims auditing workshops- A, B, C, advanced training on school district claims auditing. These half-day (four hour) workshops meet all board policy training requirements. Topics include most of the complex areas of claims auditing needed to meet NYS accountability legislation and sound fiscal practice.
Western New York / Monday, November 4, 2019
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Mid-Western New York / Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, Pittsford (Rochester area)
Central New York / Wednesday, November 6, 2019
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Eastern New York / Monday, November 18, 2019
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)
Mid-Hudson New York / Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton, Newburgh
Long Island New York – Pending

Successful Administration of School Construction Projects 
Fall 2019 /  Full-day training – 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (lunch at 12:00 Noon)

5 CTLE Hours
A powerful, professional workshop and unique learning opportunity that guides participants through the knowledge, strategies, and attitude needed for successful school construction projects.
Western New York / Thursday, February 6, 2020
Erie 1 BOCES, West Seneca (Buffalo area)
Central New York / Monday, February 10, 2020
O-C-M BOCES, Henry Campus, Syracuse
Eastern New York / Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Capital Region BOCES, Latham (Albany area)