Announcements

  • LHRIC announces a partnership with Tech 4 Learning in support of Wixie!

    For more information regarding Tech 4 Learning, please contact Mary Lynn Collins: mcollins@lhric.org or Bobbi Baker: bbaker@lhric.org.

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  • LHRIC announces a partnership with McGraw Hill for Redbird Mathematics!

    For more information regarding Redbird Mathematics, please contact Mary Lynn Collins: mcollins@lhric.org or Bobbi Baker: bbaker@lhric.org.

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  • LHRIC announces a partnership with Lexia Learning!

    For more information regarding Lexia, please contact Bobbi Baker: bbaker@lhric.org & Mary Lynn Collins: mcollins@lhric.org.

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  • The Speak Up Project

    The Speak Up project is facilitated by Project Tomorrow, and provides a simple way to give key stakeholders (students, parents and educators) the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools. Click Here to learn more & complete the survey!

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  • Google Leadership Symposium

    Thank you to all that attended the November 15th Google Leadership Symposium!  Click here to learn about this successful event.

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  • Active Learning Center @ LHRIC

    What does the "classroom of the future" look like?  How can space and environment enable learning? Click Here to learn more and see how you can visit our Active Learning Center (ALC).

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  • Join our Mailing List!

    Click Here to receive special monthly announcements from the Model Schools team.

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  • Model Schools 2016-2017 Catalog Released!

    Click here to register in MyLearningPlan

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  • Nominate Teachers NOW!

    Do you know an innovative teacher passionate about leveraging technology to promote authentic problem solving, online collaboration, feedback, or student creativity?  The LHRIC is seeking innovative and passionate teachers with stories, experience, and classroom practices to share with other teachers focused on the following technology themes:

    --authentic problem solving
    --online collaboration
    --feedback
    --creating creativity

    Nominate a Teacher Today!

     

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  • Join LHRIC's Google "Classroom Clique"

    Want to join our Google Classroom "Clique"?  Click Here to learn more about how you can get started!

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Model Schools Core

The Model Schools Core Service   provides instructional technology professional development and other optional services for member districts. Membership in the Core Service is shared by over fifty districts in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties. Through the Core Service, an annual catalog of events is published, consisting of workshops, special events, speakers, demonstrations, conferences and webinars focused on key regional issues and topics in instructional technology. By utilizing the Core Service, districts may send teachers, lab aides, and administrators to sessions where they can develop competencies that they can immediately bring back to their individual districts.

Membership includes:

  • Unlimited participation in professional learning sessions and webinars offered throughout the year at the LHRIC Facilities and satellite locations
  • Virtual instructional technology coaching using synchronous and asynchronous technology
  • Access to skilled instructional technology staff with a wide breadth of perspectives and experiences
  • Access to customized professional development for Member Districts, priced by published per diem rates and delivered by LHRIC Staff or LHRIC consultant
  • Access to specialized video and digital content, highlighting best practices from within our region
  • Access to Kickoff and End of Year events, punctuated by special guest presenters or events.


Model Schools Member Districts also may take advantage of Core Plus, an optional module that provides structured, job-embedded instructional technology peer coaching in-district for a cohort of teachers/instructional staff. Core Plus is available to Member districts for an additional fee.

REGISTRATION

Event registration is done via MyLearningPlan.  Model Schools professional development sessions are eligible for NYSED CTLE credit.

CATALOGS (Printable)

Two catalogs are published each school year; an annual catalog and a special summer edition.  Other adhoc events are scheduled throughout the year so be sure to check our website and MyLearningPlan updates.  

Annual Catalog - 2016-2017- Catalog.pdf 
Summer Edition -  2016- Summer Catalog.pdf 

Core Plus & Customized Consulting

Optional coaching models are available upon request.  Two popular examples are listed below:

 

MEMBER DISTRICTS

Model Schools Core Services celebrates its 50 member districts from across the Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties.  

Emerging Technology Shared Staff

For districts looking for a more integrated presence in an Instructional Technology Professional Development professional in their schools, the LHRIC offers the Emerging Technology shared staff service.

The Emerging Technologies service provides member districts with a certified professional to assist district instructional leaders in the visioning, planning and implementation of emerging technologies in support of student learning that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards as well as district goals and objectives.

Each professional in this service holds both administrative and teaching certifications as well as a variety of software certifications enabling them to fully support the district in moving identified initiatives forward.  These software certifications evolve quickly and include but are not limited to Google and Microsoft Office 365.  

The service is designed for these individual to be an extension of the district staff.  It includes in-depth planning with district administrators, teachers and other stakeholders; development of implementation strategies, and yearlong on-site professional development.

The service commitment is for a full school year as a shared staffing model two or three days per week.  Twelve days a year are reserved by the LHRIC for professional development ensuring staff stay current with quickly evolving technologies and provide the highest quality support available for districts.  The Emerging Technology Team are members of the Instructional Technology department and as such are supported by their peers making available a wealth of knowledge and resources beyond that of the individual working in the district when needed.

Membership in the Model Schools Core service is a pre-requisite for adding this service.