April 2021 Meeting- Joint Meeting with Eastern Suffolk BOCES


  • Joint Meeting with Eastern Suffolk RIC Tech Directors

    Eastern Suffolk BOCES and Nassau BOCES Welcome and Intro 1:00 PM to 1:10 PM 

    Student Privacy Challenges 1:10 PM to 1:45 PM 

    The U.S. Department of Education Privacy and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will share district website transparency best practices and the “good, the bad and the ugly” they have observed over the last two years, including how districts struggle to communicate with stakeholders about the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA). 

    eRate Central Updates 1:45 PM to 2:0PM 

    Presented by Win Himsworth, Executive Director of E-Rate Central & New York State E-Rate Coordinator 

    Best of Tech 2:05 PM to 2:35 PM 

    Districts will share their best tech solutions and strategies that helped them meet the unprecedented challenges schools have faced over the past year. 

    • Asset Management 
      • Alex Goldberg, Plainview-Old Bethpage UFSD Reanna Fulton, West Islip UFSD 
    • Remote/Hybrid Solutions and Strategies:  
      • Christine PayneSyosset CSD and Tim McCarthy, Hauppauge UFSD 
    • Creative PD/Communication Strategies: 
      • Jennifer Scammell, NHP-GCP UFSD and Jack Renda, Sachem CSD 

    Group debrief followed by collegial breakout sessions: 2:35 PM to 2:55 PM 

    Open Forum Q/A 2:55 PM to 3:00 PM+

    Breakout session debrief followed by an open forum session to ask questions and get answers.