GCRTC Alerts for 12813

*Greater Capital Region Teacher Center for Effective
Teaching<http://www.teachers-center.org>– ALERTS for 1/28/13
*

*Please scroll down for more information on the following course or click
to register now*:
*NEW -* Entry Review for National Board
Certification<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1236991&H=1>(3/2/13)
*NEW *- Preparing for the NBC Assessment
Center<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1236992&H=1>(4/17/13)
*(9 spaces left)**  * Professional Collaborative
Inquiry<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1269437&H=1>(starts
2/27)
*(Only 3 spaces left!)** *Early Childhood CCSS
Intensive<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1268324&H=1>(starts
3/15)

*and local events of interest…*
The 54th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference (3/23/13)
http://hmvamc.webs.com

*NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION CANDIDATE OPPORTUNITIES*

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*NEW** - Entry Review for National Board Certification*

This is an opportunity for candidates to write, participate in entry
review, or analyze their videos with other candidates and National Board
Certified Teachers. Please bring entry directions, scoring guide, and
standards for your certification area.  *Location:* University at Albany,
East Campus,

*Dates/Times*: Mar 2 (Sat) , 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

*Fee:* Lunch will be provided.  Please complete the following NBCNY
Registration for Entry
Review<http://www.teachers-center.org/programs/annual-professional-performance-review/documents/NBCNYRegistrationforEntryReview.pdf>and
send it with your check for $25.00 in PO or check Payable to CASDA to:
University at Albany-East Campus, Attn: Maureen Shiland, 5 University
Place- A409, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3427
Register now<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1236991&H=1>candidates
for NBC and Take One!

*NEW** - Preparing for the NBC Assessment Center**
*Of special interest to National Board Candidates, this dinner marks a
shift in focus from portfolio submission to Assessment Center preparation
in their certificate area. This is an opportunity for all NBC candidates
and advanced candidates to meet with each other and discuss resources,
standards and assessment framework topics. Candidates will collaborate in
groups of similar certification areas. Please bring scoring guide, exercise
descriptions, resources and curriculum information to share.
*Location: *Saratoga CSD Administrative Building 3 Blue Streak Blvd.
Saratoga*
Date/Times:* April 17 (Wed), 4:30 -8 p.m.
*Fee:* $20. A light dinner will be served.  Please send $20.00 in PO or
check Payable to CASDA to: University at Albany-East Campus, Attn: Maureen
Shiland, 5 University Place- A409, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3427
Register now<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1236992&H=1>candidates
for NBC and Take One!

*COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS COURSES*

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**Professional collaborative inquiry into secondary content area
CCSS-aligned unit development**
*The Greater Capital Region Teacher Center is sponsoring a set of
collaborative sessions investigating the use of the *unit building
strategies and tools from the Literacy Design Collaborative*. Facilitators
for these sessions are area classroom *TEACHERS *who have developed juried
modules through work with national level cohorts on the processes of
building CCSS aligned, content rich units based on rigorous student tasks,
scaffolded and differentiated skill development, and authentic assessment
of learning. (More detail is available on-line)
*Facilitator:* Amy Salamone, Guilderland School District and
co-facilitators from the LDC project
*Location:* Greater Capital Region Teacher Center, 512 Albany-Shaker Road,
Albany, NY 12211
*Dates/Times:* 4:30- 6:30 PM Wednesdays (Feb.27, 2013; March 13, 2013;
March 27, 2013; April 10, 2013)
*Fee:* None, underwritten by GCRTC / Registration required - Register now
on MLP
<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1269437&H=1>
*For more information contact:* carol at teachers-center.org

*(Only 3 spaces left!)**
Early Childhood Common Core Intensive: A focus on Reading and Writing**
*This 15 hour intensive professional development experience is specifically
designed to support early childhood teachers, grades pre-k through 3, who
are interested in participating in deep collaborative inquiry into some of
the more challenging aspects of Common Core State Standards including
writing from sources, academic vocabulary and text-based answers. Working
with expert early childhood facilitators and regional colleagues,
participants will refine and revise current and upcoming Common Core
lessons and units to strengthen instructional rigor and deepen student
learning experiences. (More on-line)
*Instructors:* Deb Hoffmann, Abby Weber, Robert Whiteman
*Dates/Time/Location:* March 15 (Fri) 4-8 p.m.; March 16 (Sat) 10-5 p.m;
March 28 (Thurs) 4-8 p.m. at Guilderland Public Library
*Fee:* None, underwritten by GCRTC / Registration required - Register now
on MLP<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1268324&H=1>
*For more information please contact:*valerie at teachers-center.org

For questions on any GCRTC course, please feel free to contact
valerie at teachers-center.org for more information.
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*GCRTC WOULD LIKE TO MAKE YOU AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITY FOR
TEACHERS THAT HAVE BEEN SHARED WITH US:*
*54th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference - An AMTNYS Affiliate
C**ome join us and fill your math toolbox with knowledge and treasures to
support math education!
**Location: *Albany High School, 700 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
*Date/Time: *MARCH 23 (Sat), 2013 – begins at 7:45 a.m.
*Fee: *(All fees include lunch) By March 8th $35 ($20 student), After March
8th $40. ($25 student)
*For more information visit: *http://hmvamc.webs.com
*Register now:* http://hmvamc.webs.com/2013RegistrationForm.pdf
For specific questions, please contact Doreen Mitchell, Instructional
Supervisor for Mathematics, K-12 at Albany High School at 475-6330 or via
e-mail at: dmitchell at albany.k12.ny.us
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