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The LHRIC is available to assist your district as COVID guidelines and virtual/in-person instruction plans continue to evolve. Business hours & support continue to be 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with the Service Desk open from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Links to each department's response plans with useful resources is provided alongside this message. >

COVID-19 Updated Federal Guidance from the Department of Education: 

What's Coming Up

  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 2-3

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 2-3. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • DEADLINE: Additional pull of Student Digital Equity survey data by NYSED for the Board of Regents.

    State Reporting
  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Power Hour (For Technology Directors/Administrators)

    Learn what success can look like for teachers in your district as you evaluate effective usage of technology on your campuses to promote flexible learning environments. Explore the advantage of the Promethean ActivPanel and the benefits of resources that are included with each Promethean Panel -ActivInspire and Class Flow Lesson Delivery and Promethean Panel Management. Learn more about the Total Economic Impact of the Promethean Panel -how can your district save time and money without losing classroom instructional time. Hosted by Keith Fenton, Promethean Field SalesEngineer and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/QueensTerritory Manager

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Intro to Promethean Activepanel (For Prospective and Current Users of Promethean Panels & Supporting Software)

    This interactive session will explore your classroom technology needs by featuring the Essential tools for Promethean ActivPanel by demonstrating ways to assist in the shift toward flexible and collaborative classroom instruction. We will include an overview of the Promethean ActivPanel, and allow for participants to share what is essential to their classroom instruction. The session will also provide a brief overview of ActivInspire, Classflow (Promethean lesson-delivery software that is included with every Promethean Panel) and professional development/training that is provided to effectively use all resources. Hosted by Ryan Thornton and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/Queens Territory Manager.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Activepanel User Group Session (For teachers, administrators & coaches currently using Promethean solutions)

    This session is designed with the Promethean Panel user in mind to focus on tips and tricks to maximize the usage of your current classroom technology. We will also introduce you to new features, updates to the Promethean ActivPanel, ActivInspire Software and Panel Management. We will review the Promethean award-winning Essential tools, timer, spinner, ScreenShare, interactive white board, and so many other features. This is your time to bring questions, and if you're able to be in front of your panel during the session for hands-on experience - all the better. Hosted by Ryan Thornton and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/Queens Territory Manager.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    TLI: Virtual Keynote Series

    Join Us for TLI Virtual Keynote Series with keynote: Alex J. Bowers, "The Data Gentleman"

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    Alex J. Bowers is a Professor of Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he works to help school leaders use the data that they already collect in schools in more effective ways to help direct the limited resources of schools and districts to specific student needs. His research focuses on the intersection of effective school and district leadership, organization and HR, data driven decision making, student grades and test scores, student persistence and dropouts. His work also considers the influence of school finance, facilities, and technology on student achievement. Professor Bowers studies these domains through the application of data science, and big data analytics, such as data visualization analytics, machine learning, multilevel and growth mixture modeling, and cluster analysis heatmap data dashboards.


    Note: For the Virtual Keynotes we waive the eight seat per district limit.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Deadline - The PD6 – Report of Personnel

    State Reporting
  • DEADLINE: APPR Independent Hardship Waiver approval deadlineannual submission though SED Monitoring section of NYSED portal

    State Reporting
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 4-6

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 4-6. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • DEADLINE: NYSESLAT Field Test Districts - NYSESLAT ELL Eligible Students (Program Service Code 0231) for NYSESLAT Preprinted Labels

    State Reporting
  • Deadline - The PD6 – Report of Personnel

    State Reporting
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 7-8

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 7-8. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Minecraft EDU: Using Pre Made Content (Two Session Series)

    Minecraft is known as a "blocky sandbox in a virtual world". The Education Edition provides teachers with additional features and safeguards for classroom use. This two part series focuses on using pre-made lessons, immersive worlds, and quick build challenges available from the Minecraft EDU portal.

    • Session 1: The Why and What of Minecraft, and the In-World Experience (February 10)
    • Session 2: Finding and Assigning Minecraft Lessons, Worlds, and Challenges (February 17)

    NOTE: Minecraft Education Edition is included in Microsoft A3/A5 district licensing. Participants should consult with their district administration to ensure proper access prior to registration.

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • DEADLINE: Participating Districts Operational ELA CBT data due: Demographic, Enrollment, and Program Service

    State Reporting
  • Deadline - The PD6 – Report of Personnel

    State Reporting
  • Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 9-12

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 9-12. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • President's Day - LHRIC offices closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Deadline - The PD6 – Report of Personnel

    State Reporting
  • DEADLINE: The Civil Rights Data Collection data due for the 2020– 21 CRDC

    On the CRDC webite: https://crdc.grads360.org/#program

     

    State Reporting
  • Deadline - The PD6 – Report of Personnel

    State Reporting
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