Upcoming Workshops

BEST Plus Test Administrator Training

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 9 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 02, 2024  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 - We suggest you follow these directions as the GPS has been known to send you to a different site.


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.

BEST Plus Refresher

Capacity: Limited to 14 attendees. 5 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 02, 2024  5:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Levittown, NY
Instructor(s): Phyllis Trautman

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.

Distance Learning

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

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

Date/Time: Saturday, May 04, 2024  8:30AM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Jennifer Mertens

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.

6 PD Hours.

Using Realia and Interactive Activities to Improve Instruction Part A

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 28 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, May 04, 2024  8:30AM – 11:30AM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

In this two-part workshop, teachers will learn how to incorporate realia and interactive activities to improve lessons and instructions. Participants must attend both A and B and bring a laptop and lessons that they want to work on. Good for both ESL and ABE.

3 hours PD.

Using Realia and Interactive Activities to Improve Instruction Part AB

Capacity: Limited to 30 attendees. 29 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, May 04, 2024  12:00PM – 3:00PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

In this two-part workshop, teachers will learn how to incorporate realia and interactive activities to improve lessons and instructions. Participants must attend both A and B and bring a laptop and lessons that they want to work on. Good for both ESL and ABE.

3 hours PD.

TABE 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, May 07, 2024  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.

Please use these directions (GPS is not always accurate):

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.

Slow Reveal Graphs and Instructional Routines

Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 3 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Saturday, May 18, 2024  12:00PM – 3:00PM
Location: Great Neck, NY
Instructor(s): Brian Zarro

Slow Reveal Graphs are a sense-making instructional routine that slowly unfolds crucial elements of graph sequentially. This scaffolded approach allows teachers and students to:
- slow down
- ask questions
- make observations
- formulate hypotheses
- make predictions
- analyze changes
- evaluate and reflect

3 hours PD.

AEPP Program Manager Meeting

Date/Time: Thursday, May 23, 2024  9:30AM – 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.

AEPP Program Manager Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, July 26, 2024  9:30AM – 2:30PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

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.

AEPP Program Manager Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, September 27, 2024  9:30AM – 2:30PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

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.

AEPP Program Manager Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, November 22, 2024  9:30AM – 2:30PM
Location: Huntington Station, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

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.