Upcoming Workshops

BEST Plus Test Administrator Training

Sorry, this workshop is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 06, 2022  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Bellport, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

For new BEST Plus Test Administrators, participants will practice administering the print-based or computer-based version of the test and familiarize themselves with the scoring rubric. They will receive a test administrator guide. Prior authorization from your Program Administrator is required to attend this workshop.

A total of six (6) staff development hours will be awarded to attendees.

Please allow extra time as workshop will begin promptly at 9:30 AM.

DIRECTIONS


FROM THE WEST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed east on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66, turn right (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south about three miles moving into the left lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed east on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, at the light make a left onto County Road 101. Move immediately to the right lane while on the overpass. At the base of the overpass make a right hand turn onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS will be on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

FROM THE EAST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed west on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66. After exiting, at the light make a left (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south on 101 for about three miles, moving into the left-hand lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed west on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, turn right at the stop sign onto the North Sunrise Service Road where you will see the SCLS building. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

SAVE THE DATE - LIALC

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  8:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Various

This full day conference will feature two workshop sessions at 3 hours each. Workshops have been posted. Participants should register for each workshop they plan on attending.

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS HAVE BEEN POSTED. YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH WORKSHOP YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.

AEPP Case Manager Training

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 10 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  9:00AM – 11:30AM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Wilson Charlotin

This case management training has been designed by NYSED's Office of ACCES-Adult Education Program and Policy (AEPP) for all case managers in adult education programs funded under Employment Preparation Education (EPE) State aid, Welfare Education Program (WEP), WIOA Title II, and Adult Literacy Education (ALE) Funding. Case managers will learn the ACCES-AEPP priorities and be able to share them with their students. Topic areas such as the 4 pathways to a NYS High School Equivalency Diploma, the adult education intake process, and identification of the barriers to employment will be covered. It is expected that case managers will also become very familiar with quality resources within their own community and actively support their students by referring students to these resources.

Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Ideas for Increasing Rigor in the ESL Classroom

Sorry, this workshop is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  9:00AM – 11:30AM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Sara Izquierdo

In this workshop, you will learn how to increase rigor in your instruction in order to meet the complex needs of adult ELLs. Some strategies will explore incorporating academic language, asking questions that promote critical thinking, and using graphic organizers. You will leave with activities ready to implement in your class.

Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Distance Learning Training

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 17 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  9:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Jeanne DeAmicis

The Distance Learning Education training is for EPE funded programs who have been approved by NYSED to offer GRASP, SMART, and/or ESL Distance Education.

This training is REQUIRED for any teacher assigned to EPE distance education. Prior certifications are no longer valid - all DL must be offered using these updated procedures. Topics will include student eligibility, packet material requirements, intake, orientation, and assessment guidelines, as well as record keeping and other instructor/program responsibilities. Program Managers are strongly encouraged to attend the training so they are very familiar with AEPP expectations for their distance education teachers and data managers.

Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Designing Engaging Learning Experiences for GED ELA, Social Studies, and Science Preparation AM

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 1 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  9:00AM – 11:30AM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

In this workshop, you will practice designing learning experiences to help students pass the ELA, Social Studies, and Science portions of the GED test. Teachers will leave with materials to implement in class.


Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

A New Look at WeSpeak NYC Resources

Sorry, this workshop is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  12:30PM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Sara Izquierdo

In this workshop, you will develop skills to use the WeSpeak NYC videos and instructional materials to meet the needs of adult immigrant students working towards personal, professional, and academic goals. In the WeSpeak NYC video series, there are a total of 20 episodes, spanning two seasons, on a wide array of relevant adult learner topics like health literacy, workforce preparation, financial literacy, and civics education. Learn about the variety of teacher resources accompanying these videos, including short stories, online activities, study guides, discussion questions and more. We will explore activities that focus on the needs of your students to help you make the most of the WeSpeak NYC resources in your classroom.

Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Designing Engaging Learning Experiences for GED ELA, Social Studies and Science Preparation PM

Sorry, this workshop is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022  12:30PM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

In this workshop you will practice designing learning experiences to help students pass the ELA, Social Studies, and Science portions of GED test. Teachers will leave with materials to implement in class.


Use this address on your GPS:
21 E. 9th Street - enter through double green doors to the right
Huntington Station, NY 11746

BEST Plus Refresher

Sorry, this workshop is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Thursday, December 15, 2022  9:30AM – 1:30PM
Location: Bellport, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

For previously certified BEST Plus Test Administrators, this training offers a comprehensive review of BEST Plus 2.0 Test. Pre-registration is required.

4 hours professional development hours.
Please allow extra time as workshop will begin promptly at 9:30 AM.

DIRECTIONS


FROM THE WEST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed east on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66, turn right (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south about three miles moving into the left lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed east on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, at the light make a left onto County Road 101. Move immediately to the right lane while on the overpass. At the base of the overpass make a right hand turn onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS will be on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

FROM THE EAST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed west on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66. After exiting, at the light make a left (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south on 101 for about three miles, moving into the left-hand lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed west on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, turn right at the stop sign onto the North Sunrise Service Road where you will see the SCLS building. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

Program Administrators

Date/Time: Thursday, December 15, 2022  11:30AM – 2:30PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Dr. Martin G. Murphy

Staff of agencies receiving federal or state funds to provide adult literacy services below the post-secondary level are invited to attend this comprehensive statewide update.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM.

TABE Test Administrator Training

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 15 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Thursday, January 26, 2023  9:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

This workshop will focus primarily on the new standardized procedures for administering and scoring the TABE 11 & 12 using the new TABE Directions and Scoring Guides. It will provide participants with a brief overview of the TABE 11 & 12, highlighting the differences in its format and content. Participants will compare and contrast the four levels of the TABE tests and analyze the types of questions asked on the test and the depth of knowledge required of the examinee to successfully respond to these questions. They will understand how the test aligns with state standards. Lastly, they will be able to correlate the test results with the NRS Levels and properly place students at the appropriate levels.

Six professional development hours will be awarded to attendees.

SAVE THE DATE - LIALC

Date/Time: Saturday, March 04, 2023  9:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Holtsville, NY
Instructor(s): Various

This full day conference will feature two workshop sessions at 3 hours each. Workshops will be posted once finalized and listed on our website. Participants should register for each workshop they plan on attending.

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE POSTED SOON. YOU MAY THEN REGISTER FOR EACH WORKSHOP YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.

TABE Test Administrator Training

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 20 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Monday, March 13, 2023  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Bellport, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

This workshop will focus primarily on the new standardized procedures for administering and scoring the TABE 11 & 12 using the new TABE Directions and Scoring Guides. It will provide participants with a brief overview of the TABE 11 & 12, highlighting the differences in its format and content. Participants will compare and contrast the four levels of the TABE tests and analyze the types of questions asked on the test and the depth of knowledge required of the examinee to successfully respond to these questions. They will understand how the test aligns with state standards. Lastly, they will be able to correlate the test results with the NRS Levels and properly place students at the appropriate levels.

Six professional development hours will be awarded to attendees.

DIRECTIONS


FROM THE WEST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed east on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66, turn right (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south about three miles moving into the left lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed east on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, at the light make a left onto County Road 101. Move immediately to the right lane while on the overpass. At the base of the overpass make a right hand turn onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS will be on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

FROM THE EAST:
Via the Long Island Expressway (495)
Proceed west on the Long Island Expressway to exit 66. After exiting, at the light make a left (south) onto County Road 101. Continue south on 101 for about three miles, moving into the left-hand lane after passing Woodside Avenue (County Road 99). At the light before the overpass at Route 27 (Sunrise Highway), make a left onto North Sunrise Service Road. SCLS is on your left. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.
Via Sunrise Highway (27)
Proceed west on Sunrise Highway to exit 55. After exiting, turn right at the stop sign onto the North Sunrise Service Road where you will see the SCLS building. Go past the building to the east SCLS parking field.

SAVE THE DATE - LIALC

Date/Time: Saturday, April 29, 2023  8:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Holtsville, NY
Instructor(s): Various

This full day conference will feature two workshop sessions at 3 hours each. Workshops will be posted once finalized and listed on our website. Participants should register for each workshop they plan on attending.

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE POSTED SOON. YOU MAY THEN REGISTER FOR EACH WORKSHOP YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.

SAVE THE DATE - LIALC

Date/Time: Saturday, May 06, 2023  8:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Various

This full day conference will feature two workshop sessions at 3 hours each. Workshops will be posted once finalized and listed on our website. Participants should register for each workshop they plan on attending.

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE POSTED SOON. YOU MAY THEN REGISTER FOR EACH WORKSHOP YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.

TABE Test Administrator Training

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 20 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 18, 2023  9:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

This workshop will focus primarily on the new standardized procedures for administering and scoring the TABE 11 & 12 using the new TABE Directions and Scoring Guides. It will provide participants with a brief overview of the TABE 11 & 12, highlighting the differences in its format and content. Participants will compare and contrast the four levels of the TABE tests and analyze the types of questions asked on the test and the depth of knowledge required of the examinee to successfully respond to these questions. They will understand how the test aligns with state standards. Lastly, they will be able to correlate the test results with the NRS Levels and properly place students at the appropriate levels.

Six professional development hours will be awarded to attendees.