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5-Minute Film Festival:
Culturally Responsive Teaching
As globalization continues, how can teachers address the needs of students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and upbringings? This collection of videos introduces culturally responsive teaching, and includes some techniques that you can use to help students from diverse backgrounds succeed together.

Measuring the Impact of Professional Learning
Dr. Thomas Guskey

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $30
$25 GVASCD Members
Rochester Airport Marriott
1890 West Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14612
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Education: Culture Matters : An intimate look at the heart of culture-based education and the indisputable evidence that children thrive in an environment that fosters a learning process they can relate to. This video is produced by the Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii.

 Effective Grading Polices & Practices
Presented by Dr. Thomas Guskey
March 15, 2018 (NEW DATE)
7:30-8:00 Registration, 8:00-3:00 Program
Quality Inn
8250 Park Rd.
Batavia, NY 14020

Free for Greece Employees

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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):
Impact on Health, Wellness & Education
Amy Scheel-Jones from the Monroe County Office of Mental Health will cover:
  • the original ACEs study including key findings,
  • how ACEs impact the brain, 
  • the connection to our local schools 
Participants then learn about the findings from the Monroe County YRBS/ACEs analysis laying the foundation for the importance of implementing change in order to improve a full array of education/health outcomes.
Ideas for practice change are offered such as the principles of trauma-informed schools and the value of resiliency in an introductory way.
March 28, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM

Monroe 2‐Orleans BOCES
Professional Development Center
3599 Big Ridge Road
Spencerport, NY 14559

$15 GVASCD Members
$20 Non-Members

Greece Professional Learning Center
Greece Professional Learning Center  |  1790 Latta Road,
Building A, Rochester, NY 14612 PHONE: (585) 966-2130
Greece Teachers Association
Greece Teachers Association  |  120 Erie Canal Drive,
Suites 320, Rochester, NY 14626 PHONE: (585) 621-7970