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1. NISL Course 1 2023

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jan 11, 2024)

Unit 1 - The Educational Challenge Unit 2 - The Principal as a Strategic Thinker Unit 3 - Rigorous and Adaptive Learning Systems

2. NISL Course 2A

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 2, 2024)

Unit 4 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part I Unit 5 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part II Unit 6 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part III Unit 7 - Promoting Learning Organization Unit 8 - Leadership for Effective Teaching

3. NISL Course 2B

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jun 18, 2024)

Reflects Madison Moyer's and Ebony Hatter's end date. Unit 4 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part I Unit 5 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part II Unit 6 - How People Learn: Implications for Teaching, Leadership, and School Organizations; Part III Unit 7 - Promoting Learning Organization Unit 8 - Leadership for Effective Teaching

4. LETRS 23-24 Cohort: Act 48 for Online Course

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Reading Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

Dates: 11/1/2023 to 3/1/2024

New
This link is only intended for members of the 23-24 LETRS Cohort who completed the online portion of the course.

5. NEIU 2023-2025 Induction: Monthly Meeting Hours *INDUCTEES ONLY*

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: 2023-2025 NEIU Inductees

Dates: 11/1/2023 to 5/1/2024

New
This link will be sent to 2023-2025 NEIU Inductees after completion of Year 1 program.

6. Act 13 and Beyond: Educators Driving Instructional Excellence

Program: PIL

Audience: new assistant/vice principals and principals

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 29, 2024)

Closed
Reflets Kahlff Webb's ending date Satisfies ACT 13 requirement for new assistant/vice principals and principals

7. 2024 aieNEPA Arts Ambassador Project

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Educators interested in the arts and arts education

Dates: 3/30/2024 to 12/14/2024

Educators will participate in professional develoment workshops in arts education. Additionally, they will serve as ambassadors in their respective school districts to teach and inform colleagues of opportunities and new information on arts integration and in arts learning.

8. Act 13 and Beyond: Educators Driving Instructional Excellence

Program: PIL

Audience: new assistant/vice principals and principals

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 29, 2024)

Satisfies ACT 13 requirement for new assistant/vice principals and principals

9. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 1 (7/22/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/22/2024

Starting Soon
For Scranton School District personnel only.

10. SSD - STEELS Training - ZOOM Group (7/25/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/25/2024

Starting Soon
For Scranton School District personnel only.

11. School Nurse Professional Development MORNING- July 29, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Certified School Nurses

Dates: 7/29/2024

Topic: Vaping/Electronic Cigarettes 8:30-9:15 Registration & Breakfast 9:00 to 10:15 Panel presentation on Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes 10:15 to 10:30 Break 10:30 to 11:15 Questions and Answers 11:15 to 12:00 Updates from the Division of School Health Updates & Moses Taylor Foundation Panel members: Lynn Heard, DNP, CRNP, Retired school nurse (Moderator) or Erin Pencek Tony Delonti, American Lung Association NEIU-19 staff Students

12. SSD - Edmentum Exact Path Training (K-5 Core Subject Area AND 6-12 Special Education) (7/29/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: All SSD K-5 Core Subject Area teachers AND 6-12 Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only. (K-5 Core Subject Area AND 6-12 Special Education ONLY) Participants must bring their own computers.

13. SSD - K-12 On-Site Exact Path Training - Edmentum (7/29/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2024

Closed
For Scranton School District personnel only. REGISTRATION CLOSED UNTIL 6/4/2024. Grades K-5 ONLY - 9:00 am to 11:00 am Grades 6-12 ONLY - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

14. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 2 (7/29/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

15. SSD - Edmentum Exact Path Training (6-12 General Education Core Subject Area) (7/29/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD 6-12 General Education Core Subject Area Teachers

Dates: 7/29/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only. (6-12 General Education Core Subject Area ONLY) Participants must bring their own computers.

16. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 2 (7/30/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

17. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 2 (7/31/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 7/31/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

18. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 2 (8/1/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/1/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

19. Summer STEELS Academy - Optimized for Elementary Educators

Program: STEM

Audience: Open to any educators K-12, administrators, curriculum coordinators, academic coaches, STEM coaches and learning support educators

Dates: 8/5/2024 to 8/8/2024

To support all students in this new 3D approach to teaching and learning, NEIU proudly offers our summer STEELS Academy. This STEELS Academy deliberately aims to assist educators in building capacity and knowledge of the classroom shifts necessary to support PAs STEELS Standards. Participants in this academy will leave with tools and knowledge to support students of all backgrounds to deeply understand science ideas, participate in the activities of the discipline, and solve authentic problems. Lunch each day, a copy of What's Your Evidence? book and additional materials and resources will be provided to all participants.

20. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 1 (8/5/20204)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/5/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

21. SSD - Principal Retreat - Day 1 (8/6/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Administrative Staff

Dates: 8/6/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

22. Therapeutic Behavior Management for Schools - August 6, 2024 - Zoom

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/6/2024

"Therapeutic Behavior Management for Schools” applies many key concepts of TACT2 to today's elementary, middle, and high school settings. Although only 6-7 hours long, TBM/Schools offers valuable crisis prevention/verbal intervention skills for teachers, administrators, and educational support staff.

23. SSD - Principal Retreat - Day 2 (8/7/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Administrative Staff

Dates: 8/7/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

24. Therapeutic Behavior Management for Autism - August 7, 2024 - Zoom

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/7/2024

"Therapeutic Behavior Management for Autism" applies key concepts of TACT2 to children and youth struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The program melds concepts from Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) with those of Trauma-Informed Care to provide extremely practical insights and skills useful to teachers, aides, bus drivers, and other line staff struggling with behavior problems.

25. SSD - STEELS Training - ZOOM Group (8/8/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

26. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - August 13, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/13/2024

TACT2 Trainer Recertification will regresh your verbal and physical skills, and provide you with the updated materials needed to conduct your own annual staff recertification. This Training is limited to current certified TACT2 trainers within the NEIU19 region. Registration is limited to 14 participants per session.

27. SSD - Embedding S.S. Themes into K-6 Reading Curriculum (8/13/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/13/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

28. SSD - Embedding S.S. Themes into K-6 Reading Curriculum (8/14/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/14/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

29. SSD - Embedding S.S. Themes into K-6 Reading Curriculum (8/15/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/15/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

30. NEIU Teacher Induction Program 2024-2026 YEAR ONE Cohort (August 19, 2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers participating in NEIU Induction program

Dates: 8/19/2024

YEAR ONE In-Person, Kick-off Session (required): Monday, August 18, 2024 or Friday, September 19, 2024 (CHOOSE ONE DATE) Inductees are required to attend one, in-person, kick-off session. Session will include the following topics: trauma-informed practices, how to use data to drive induction, Act 13: Educator Effectiveness, how to develop a professional network, professional ethics, effective parent communication, and social emotional learning/self care for educators. One-Hour Virtual Workshops: Dates/Times are to be determined Inductees are required to attend monthly, one-hour virtual workshops (November through May). Sessions will include the following topics: behavior management, strategies for working with diverse learners and cultural awareness, special education/implementing the IEP, English Language Learners, technology integration, formative assessment strategies, and educator wellness. It is required that mentors meet with inductees following each one-hour virtual workshop and complete the "Mentor/Inductee- Summary of Learning”. It is requested that mentors meet with the NEIU Induction Team for two, one-hour virtual check-in sessions (September and January). YEAR TWO In-Person, Kick-off Session (required): Dates/Times are to be determined Inductees are required to attend one, in-person, kick-off session. Sessions will include the following topics: Year 1 reflection and goal setting, participate in a distinguished educator panel, and an overview of NEIU programming and networking. Inductees are required to participate in six or more hours of NEIU Networking sessions with mentors, if possible, to collaborate with job-alike groups.

31. SSD - STEELS Training - Group 1 (8/19/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/19/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

32. PASA DLM Training (08/21/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/21/2024

Full Day: 8:30-3:30,please bring a lunch only have 30 minutes.

33. PASA DLM Training (08/22/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/22/2024

Full Day: 8:30-3:30,please bring a lunch only have 30 minutes.

34. SSD - STEELS Training - ZOOM Group (8/22/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 8/22/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

35. SSD - Meeting the Needs of ELs (8/26/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: McNichols Plaza Teachers

Dates: 8/26/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

36. SSD - New Teacher / Principal Orientation (8/26/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Administrative Staff

Dates: 8/26/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

37. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day - PDD-1 (8/27/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 8/27/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

38. PASA DLM Training (08/27/2024): Scranton Only

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/27/2024

Full Day: 8:30-3:30,please bring a lunch only have 30 minutes.

39. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day - PDD-2 (8/28/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 8/28/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

40. PASA DLM Training (08/28/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/28/2024

Full Day: 8:30-3:30,please bring a lunch only have 30 minutes.

41. ESL 1: Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Program: CPE

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 9/3/2024 to 10/13/2024

New
This course is the basic introduction to ESL Program Specialist Certification. It will include five domains of teaching English learners:culture, language, planning instruction, assessment, and professionalism. Emphasis is placed on the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) teaching standards and English Language Development Standards. Teachers will examine research-based practices in relation to the five domains and identify their role as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher.
This course will examine the theories, principals, and practices that assist English learners in achieving academic proficiency in the content area. Planning standards-based instruction and adapting instruction in the content area is emphasized. Teachers will be able to demonstrate knowledge of their ELs and the role of individual characteristics in the process and outcome of language learning. Drawing upon this knowledge performance-based measures to assess ELs discrete and integrated ability to use grammar, vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing to communicate.
This course is geared toward equipping ESL teachers with the necessary tools to give ESL students the support they need while they undergo the challenges of transition. Issues that may arise concerning the support of students in the classroom, school, and the community will be addressed. Become a policy advocate for the profession and their students, ESL teachers must be able to take full advantage of professional resources and relationships at local, regional, and national levels.

44. 2023-2025 Induction Cohort: YEAR 2 In-Person Session: Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: 2023-2025 NEIU Induction Cohort Only

Dates: 9/10/2024

All 23-25 Induction Cohort participants are required to attend. In Year 2, you will BRANCH OUT by connecting with fellow educators, learning valuable strategies, and exploring new resources. Our day will be packed with informative sessions: -Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) -Effective Tier I Instruction -Data-Aligned Solutions for Differentiated Learning - Networking Opportunities - Gain insights from a distinguished Educational Educator Panel

45. SSD - Professional Development Planning Committee (9/11/20024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Professional Development Planning Committee

Dates: 9/11/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

46. NEIU Teacher Induction Program 2024-2026 YEAR ONE Cohort (September 19, 2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers participating in NEIU Induction program

Dates: 9/19/2024

YEAR ONE In-Person, Kick-off Session (required): Monday, August 19, 2024 or Thursday, September 19, 2024 (CHOOSE ONE DATE) Inductees are required to attend one, in-person, kick-off session. Session will include the following topics: trauma-informed practices, how to use data to drive induction, Act 13: Educator Effectiveness, how to develop a professional network, professional ethics, effective parent communication, and social emotional learning/self care for educators. One-Hour Virtual Workshops: Inductees are required to attend monthly, one-hour virtual workshops (October through April). Sessions will include the following topics: behavior management, strategies for working with diverse learners and cultural awareness, special education/implementing the IEP, English Language Learners, technology integration, formative assessment strategies, and educator wellness. It is required that mentors meet with inductees following each one-hour virtual workshop and complete the "Mentor/Inductee- Summary of Learning”. It is requested that mentors meet with the NEIU Induction Team for two, one-hour virtual check-in sessions (September and January). YEAR TWO In-Person, Kick-off Session (required): Dates/Times are to be determined Inductees are required to attend one, in-person, kick-off session. Sessions will include the following topics: Year 1 reflection and goal setting, participation in a Distinguished Educator Panel, and an overview of NEIU programming and networking. Inductees are required to participate in six or more hours of NEIU Networking sessions with mentors, if possible, to collaborate with job-alike groups.

47. *NEIU YEAR TWO INDUCTEES ONLY* Two-day Math Workshop as part of the 2024-2025 NEIU Math Network (Open Ended Item Writing and Scoring Math PSSA and Keystone )- September 25 and October 9, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: *NEIU YEAR TWO INDUCTEES ONLY*

Dates: 9/25/2024 to 10/9/2024

This two-day math workshop will focus on Open Ended Item Writing and Scoring for the Math PSSA and Keystone exams. Participants will be able to:



•Understand the writing criteria of open-ended questions.



•Understand and develop open-ended question rubrics based on the alignment to standards and Eligible Content.



•Understand the scoring process and score of open-ended questions.



•Develop a writing process for writing open-ended questions.



•Incorporate the Standards of Mathematical Practices in student questioning techniques.

48. 2-day Math Workshop as part of the 2024-2025 NEIU Math Network (Open Ended Item Writing and Scoring Math PSSA and Keystone )- September 25 and October 9, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: math teachers, math teachers within the eligible content areas, special education teachers, math supervisors, curriculum specialists, instructional coaches, and administrators.

Dates: 9/25/2024 to 10/9/2024

This two-day math workshop will focus on Open Ended Item Writing and Scoring for the Math PSSA and Keystone exams. Participants will be able to:


•Understand the writing criteria of open-ended questions.


•Understand and develop open-ended question rubrics based on the alignment to standards and Eligible Content.


•Understand the scoring process and score of open-ended questions.


•Develop a writing process for writing open-ended questions.


•Incorporate the Standards of Mathematical Practices in student questioning techniques.

49. 2024-2025 LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) 3rd Edition, Volume 1 Cohort

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Reading Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

Dates: 9/30/2024 to 2/10/2025

Wait List
LETRS is a full-year professional learning course for instructors of reading, spelling, and related language skills. It provides educators with in-depth knowledge and tools that they can use with any reading program. This dynamic blended learning experience includes the following components: -LETRS Online Learning Platform -LETRS Print Manual -Bridge to Practice Activities -LETRS Facilitator-Led Sessions -Unit 1: September 30, 2024 -Unit 2: November 4, 2024 -Unit 3: January 6, 2025 -Unit 4: February 10, 2025 During the LETRS course of study, participants will watch videos of expert teaching, complete activities to reinforce concepts and have opportunities to apply learning to the classroom in Bridge to Practice activities. LETRS professional learning is accredited by the International Dyslexia Association and aligns with their Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. The program follows a Structured Literacy approach, and provides educators with Science of Reading pedagogy, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student.

50. The TEAM: Building Leadership Success that Improves Student Learning Workshop- September 30, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School and District Leaders, those seeking Act 45 PIL hours

Dates: 9/30/2024

This Act 45 course is designed for building and district level teams or individuals looking to improve their leadership skills regardless of position. The text for this course is The 360º Leader by John Maxwell. Beyond the author's excellent leadership advice, chapters focus on leading down if you are the boss, leading up if you are the assistant and leading across to members on your team. Learning Objectives:
•Review, discuss and improve upon the team relationship at the building level/district level to improve overall effectiveness and improve student learning.
• Establish routine opportunities for communication between the team and others.
• Assess trust at the building level/ district level and identify pitfalls and opportunities to improve the importance of trust.
• Assess and reflect upon their personal leadership style to maximize impact on the team.
• Develop strategies for leading up, leading down and leading across.
• Create daily, weekly, monthly and yearly opportunities to talk about building leadership, building culture and student learning.

51. 2024-2025 Volume 2 Cohort: LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) 3rd Edition

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers, Reading Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

Dates: 10/4/2024 to 2/28/2025

**Participants must complete LETRS Volume 1 before registering for Volume 2** LETRS Volume 2 units address each essential component of reading instruction and the foundational concepts that link each component. Units 5 - 8 focus specifically on oral language and vocabulary, understanding reading comprehension, text-driven comprehension instruction and the reading-writing connection. Unit 5: October 4, 2024 - The Mighty Word: Oral Language and Vocabulary Unit 6: November 22, 2024 - Digging for Meaning: Understanding Reading Comprehension Unit 7: January 10, 2025 - Text-Driven Comprehension Instruction Unit 8: February 28, 2025 - The Reading-Writing Connection

52. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day - PDD-3 (10/11/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 10/11/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

53. *YEAR TWO NEIU INDUCTEES ONLY* - NEIU Literacy Network- October 15, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: *YEAR TWO NEIU INDUCTEES ONLY*

Dates: 10/15/2024

Goals of the NEIU Literacy Network: -Offer problem-solving opportunities and reflect on literacy systems to advocate literacy for ALL. -Support literacy practices to foster learning across content areas. Provide opportunities for new learning to promote student achievement. -Collaborate and bridge best practices in literacy instruction.

54. Improving Leadership and Student Learning through Simulations: Act 45 Opportunity- Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School and District Leaders, those seeking Act 45 PIL hours

Dates: 10/15/2024

Program Purpose: Through the use of simulations, participants will sharpen their leadership skills of decision-making using real-life applications. Key Concepts: 4 Participants will know and understand that their everyday decisions have an effect on others. 4 Participants will know and understand that the decisions we make are largely based on our past experiences. 4 Participants will learn that simulations provide an opportunity for school leaders to make decisions and to play out those decisions in a safe environment. 4 The use of simulations will help school leaders hone their people skills. 4 The use of simulations will help school leaders practice "tough conversations.”

55. NEIU Literacy Network- October 15, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: READING SPECIALISTS, TITLE 1 TEACHERS, INTERVENTIONISTS. CURRICULUM COORDINATORS, ADMINISTRATORS, GRADE LEVEL LEADERS, CHILD STUDY COORDINATORS, ELA DEPARTMENT CHAIRS, SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dates: 10/15/2024

Goals of the NEIU Literacy Network: -Offer problem-solving opportunities and reflect on literacy systems to advocate literacy for ALL. -Support literacy practices to foster learning across content areas. Provide opportunities for new learning to promote student achievement. -Collaborate and bridge best practices in literacy instruction.

56. OGAP (Ongoing Assessment Project): Additive Cohort: 2024-2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: K-3 classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists and math instructional leaders

Dates: 10/21/2024 to 3/6/2025

Wait List
OGAP Additive Professional Development for K-3 classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists, and math instructional leaders. OOGAP Additive Reasoning professional development is organized around content, mathematics education research, and evidence in student work and instructional decision-making using formative assessment and learning progressions. Teachers will learn about increasing number sense, subitizing, counting, number comparison, number lines, addition, subtraction, and fact fluency. This 4-day professional development includes 2 days of follow-up coaching support at the NEIU with OGAP representatives.

57. OGAP (Ongoing Assessment Project): Fractions Cohort: 2024-2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Upper Elementary-Middle School classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists and math instructional leaders

Dates: 10/23/2024 to 3/7/2025

OGAP Fractions Professional Development for Grades 4-8 classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists, and math instructional leaders. The OGAP Fraction professional development is divided into 2 parts: foundational knowledge; and, knowledge about operations with fractions. Each session intentionally intertwines aspects of content, knowledge of mathematics education research, analysis of evidence in student's work with instructional decision making and analysis of instructional materials in light of math education research. This 4-day professional development includes 2 days of follow-up coaching support at the NEIU with OGAP representatives.

58. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting - BP-1 (10/25/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 10/25/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

59. OGAP (Ongoing Assessment Project): Multiplicative Reasoning Cohort: 2024-2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Grades 3-5 classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists and math instructional leaders

Dates: 11/4/2024 to 3/10/2025

OGAP Multiplicative Reasoning Professional Development for 3-5 classroom teachers, special educators, math interventionists, and math instructional leaders. For students to become strong multiplicative reasoners they must interact with a range of problem contexts, contextual situations, and problem structures. The CCSSM specifically identifies problem contexts at targeted grades on a progression from equal groups and measures, and area situations at grades 2 and 3 to measurement conversions, area, volume, multiplicative patterns, and multiplicative comparison problem situations at grades 4 and 5, and unit rates at grade 6. This progression, among other things, is designed to prepare students to engage in proportional situations using multiplicative reasoning. This 4-day professional development includes 2 days of follow-up coaching support at the NEIU with OGAP representatives.

60. OGAP (Ongoing Assessment Project): Proportional Cohort: 2024-2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Upper Elementary-Middle School classroom teachers, Algebra teachers, special educators, math interventionists and math instructional leaders

Dates: 11/6/2024 to 3/11/2025

OGAP Proportional Professional Development for Upper Elementary-Algebra teachers, special educators, math interventionists, and math instructional leaders. For students to become strong in their application of ratios, rates, and proportional relationships they must interact with a range of problem contexts and problem structures. Beginning in grade 4 the CCSSM engages students in multiplicative change problems which set the foundation for proportional thinking. In grade 6 students focus on understanding ratios and unit rates and applying these concepts in problems involving unit pricing, constant rate of speed, measure conversions, and percent. In grade 7 this work is extended to proportional relationships and solving multi-step proportion problems, percent problems, scale problems, and developing probability. In grade 8 students study the connections between proportional relationships, graphs, and linear equations including understanding of similarity. This 4-day professional development includes 2 days of follow-up coaching support at the NEIU with OGAP representatives.

61. *YEAR TWO NEIU INDUCTEES ONLY* NEIU Social Studies Network- November 12, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: *YEAR TWO NEIU INDUCTEES ONLY*

Dates: 11/12/2024

The Social Studies Network fosters vibrant online communities for sharing best practices, curriculum resources, and innovative ideas. This network connects educators to strengthen social studies education and prepare students to be informed and engaged citizens.

62. NEIU Social Studies Network- November 12, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Social Studies teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Department Chairpersons, Middle School Teachers, etc.

Dates: 11/12/2024

The Social Studies Network fosters vibrant online communities for sharing best practices, curriculum resources, and innovative ideas. This network connects educators to strengthen social studies education and prepare students to be informed and engaged citizens.

63. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - November 14, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 11/14/2024

TACT2 Trainer Recertification will regresh your verbal and physical skills, and provide you with the updated materials needed to conduct your own annual staff recertification. This Training is limited to current certified TACT2 trainers within the NEIU19 region. Registration is limited to 14 participants per session.

64. SSD - In-Service - Keystone Exam - Building Plan / Certificate Training - 9-12 Only (12/3/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 12/3/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

65. ESL 1: Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Program: CPE

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/6/2025 to 2/16/2025

This course is the basic introduction to ESL Program Specialist Certification. It will include five domains of teaching English learners:culture, language, planning instruction, assessment, and professionalism. Emphasis is placed on the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) teaching standards and English Language Development Standards. Teachers will examine research-based practices in relation to the five domains and identify their role as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher.

66. SSD - Professional Development Planning Committee (1/7/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Professional Development Planning Committee

Dates: 1/7/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

67. TACT2 Training Of Trainer / January 13-16, 2025 (Snow Day January 17, 2025)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 1/13/2025 to 1/16/2025

Therapeutic Aggression Control Techniques (TACT2) is designed to help staff better understand and manage disruptive, destructive, and even dangerous issues that may arise when caring for youth and young adults with emotional and behavioral problems. TACT2 may be taught as a verbal-only course or a comprehensive verbal and physical course. Emotional vs. Deliberate Cues for separating two sources of problems. Deliberate Misbehavior How intentional misbehavior meets social needs. Emotional Problems Impact of childhood trauma and high stress on behavior. Adult Anger Traps Resisting the lure of adult anger and power struggles. De-Escalating Emotional Crisis Responding therapeutically to four stages of escalating crisis Giving Space Backing off during highly emotional situations. Active Listening Attending, decoding, and reflecting with upset youth. Problem Solving Guiding therapeutic problem solving with calmer youth. Reminders Redirecting minor behavior problems. Warnings Informing youth of upcoming consequences. Consequences Giving fair consequences without power struggles. Physical intervention in dangerous situations. Verbal interventions and defining when youth or staff are at imminent risk of harm. Non-injurious techniques for staff to protect themselves from assault. Standing holds, team escorts, and full restraints for the protection of staff and students. For more information: visit: https://www.tact2.com/

68. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting - BP-2 (1/17/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 1/17/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

69. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day - PDD-4 (2/10/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 2/10/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

70. ESL 2: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity

Program: CPE

Dates: 2/17/2025 to 3/30/2025

This course will provide an examination of theory, diversity, and pedagogy constructs, for explicit applications to practice in classrooms with English Learners. The historical exploration of immigration, cultural perspectives, and teaching practices that demonstrate and explicate the interconnectedness of culture and cognition are provided. By examining the background of English learners and their cultures, a framework for creating a culturally responsive classroom environment is developed. Participants will develop an awareness of how their own culture impacts their views of teaching, learning, and classroom expectations: explore the varied roles of teacher, parent, and student in terms of cultural and educational expectations: and understand that acculturation is nit only a complex process, but a matter of individual choice.

71. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting - BP-3 (3/14/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 3/14/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.
This course will examine the theories, principals, and practices that assist English learners in achieving academic proficiency in the content area. Planning standards-based instruction and adapting instruction in the content area is emphasized. Teachers will be able to demonstrate knowledge of their ELs and the role of individual characteristics in the process and outcome of language learning. Drawing upon this knowledge performance-based measures to assess ELs discrete and integrated ability to use grammar, vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing to communicate.

73. SSD - Professional Development Planning Committee (4/9/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Professional Development Planning Committee

Dates: 4/9/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

74. SSD - In-Service - PSSA Building Plan - K-8 Only (4/11/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 4/11/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

75. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - April 23, 2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/23/2025

TACT2 Trainer Recertification will regresh your verbal and physical skills, and provide you with the updated materials needed to conduct your own annual staff recertification. This Training is limited to current certified TACT2 trainers within the NEIU19 region. Registration is limited to 14 participants per session.

76. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - April 24, 2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/24/2025

TACT2 Trainer Recertification will regresh your verbal and physical skills, and provide you with the updated materials needed to conduct your own annual staff recertification. This Training is limited to current certified TACT2 trainers within the NEIU19 region. Registration is limited to 14 participants per session.

77. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - April 29, 2025

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/29/2025

TACT2 Trainer Recertification will regresh your verbal and physical skills, and provide you with the updated materials needed to conduct your own annual staff recertification. This Training is limited to current certified TACT2 trainers within the NEIU19 region. Registration is limited to 14 participants per session.

78. SSD - In-Service - Keystone Exam - Building Plan - 9-12 Only (5/2/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/2/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

79. SSD - Professional Development Planning Committee (5/6/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Professional Development Planning Committee

Dates: 5/6/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

80. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day - PDD-5 (5/20/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/20/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

81. ESL 1: Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Program: CPE

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/26/2025 to 7/6/2025

This course is the basic introduction to ESL Program Specialist Certification. It will include five domains of teaching English learners:culture, language, planning instruction, assessment, and professionalism. Emphasis is placed on the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) teaching standards and English Language Development Standards. Teachers will examine research-based practices in relation to the five domains and identify their role as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher.

82. ESL 4: Language Acquisition and Development

Program: CPE

Dates: 5/26/2025 to 7/6/2025

This course will explore the process second language undergo to be able to learn a new language. In this course, participants will be exposed to these processes. They will learn and conduct research on the structure and nature of language with a view to assisting their students to adjust to the challenges of learning a new language. They will also learn the theories of second language acquisition, styles and strategies in language learning as well as the socio-cultural and cross-linguistic influences of language learning. Through a solid knowledge base of applied linguistics, ESL teachers will be able to identify linguistic challenges for students of diverse native language backgrounds and determine the most effective instructional strategies for individualized teaching.

83. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting - BP-4 (5/30/2025)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/30/2025

For Scranton School District personnel only.

84. ESL 2: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity

Program: CPE

Dates: 7/14/2025 to 8/24/2025

This course will provide an examination of theory, diversity, and pedagogy constructs, for explicit applications to practice in classrooms with English Learners. The historical exploration of immigration, cultural perspectives, and teaching practices that demonstrate and explicate the interconnectedness of culture and cognition are provided. By examining the background of English learners and their cultures, a framework for creating a culturally responsive classroom environment is developed. Participants will develop an awareness of how their own culture impacts their views of teaching, learning, and classroom expectations: explore the varied roles of teacher, parent, and student in terms of cultural and educational expectations: and understand that acculturation is nit only a complex process, but a matter of individual choice.

85. ESL 5: Assessment and Support

Program: CPE

Dates: 7/14/2025 to 8/24/2025

This course will allow teachers gain exposure to the tool necessary to be able to access English learners appropriately and in a timely way. The course will offer knowledge on benchmarks for different proficiency levels. Assessing English learners can be a challenge to not only teachers but also the students themselves. As ESL students in K-12 are taught English, proper instruments need to be in place to access student progress. Tools should be appropriate, and take into account the proficiency level of the learner.
This course will examine the theories, principals, and practices that assist English learners in achieving academic proficiency in the content area. Planning standards-based instruction and adapting instruction in the content area is emphasized. Teachers will be able to demonstrate knowledge of their ELs and the role of individual characteristics in the process and outcome of language learning. Drawing upon this knowledge performance-based measures to assess ELs discrete and integrated ability to use grammar, vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing to communicate.
This course is geared toward equipping ESL teachers with the necessary tools to give ESL students the support they need while they undergo the challenges of transition. Issues that may arise concerning the support of students in the classroom, school, and the community will be addressed. Become a policy advocate for the profession and their students, ESL teachers must be able to take full advantage of professional resources and relationships at local, regional, and national levels.