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Students at Ridgecrest Academy make connections with Peace Circles
Peace Circle at Ridgecrest Academy
The five class members, along with their teacher, aide and two visitors, gathered in a circle. The facilitator introduced the topic up for discussion — honesty. “What would you decide to do if you found a lost wallet, and how would you make that decision?” she asked the group. As the special talking piece (this day, a pink paper bunny) was passed from person to person, each speaker was painfully... more info

Nationally Known Speaker Heidi Mills to Present Teaching Through Inquiry
Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
The Office of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development is hosting national speaker Heidi Mills on Monday, June 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Churchville-Chili Middle School. Mills will present Inquiry Matters: Teaching Content and Literacy Across the Curriculum. She’ll  share insights and strategies that make a genuine difference when teaching through inquiry. Mills will... more info

Winter/Spring 2017 Professional Development Guide
Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
The Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES professional development offerings are confirmed for Winter/Spring 2017. The Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development has a very experienced team of administrators, instructional specialists and clerical support, ensuring a high quality service for all districts. The professional development offerings are research-based and... more info