The Ulster BOCES Content Specialist works with school district administrators, teachers, and building leaders to examine current curriculum and assessment practices. This FTE-based service offers in-district coaching to teachers throughout the school year on content specific needs. Implementing Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS), the Content Specialist assists in designing systems to improve the quality of educational programming in schools in order to provide exceptional learning opportunities for students. Possible options for Content Specialists/Coaches include, but are not limited to:
- Literacy K-12
- Mathematics K-12
- New York State Social Studies Framework
- Data Driven Instruction
- Research-based Instructional Strategies
- Content Area Applications to CCLS
- Program Development
In order expand a district’s capacity to improve student learning, this Co-Ser provides direct support to District Administration in areas of practice that challenge a leader’s time. Some of the areas of support that may be needed are: data analysis, curriculum mapping, program coordination, professional development plans, and SLO/APPR development. This Co-Ser provides certified administrative support to extend the capacity of a district administrative role.
Supervisor Support for Instruction
This service provides a district with a part-time administrator in order to extend instructional and curricular efficacy. This Co-Ser supports a Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and/or Director in the district as a part-time leader. This supervisory position can be school-based or district-based.