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1. NISL Course 1 2022

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Nov 16, 2022)

Unit 1 - The Educational Challenge 9/20 - 21/2022 Unit 2 - The Principal as a Strategic Thinker 10/11 - 12/2022 Unit 3 - Rigorous and Adaptive Learning Systems 11/15 - 16/2-22

2. OF - Jr./Sr. High School 20-minute Monthly Faculty Meetings - 2022-2023

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge School District Jr./Sr. High School Staff

Dates: 9/21/2022

For Old Forge School District personnel only. Hours will be issued at end of school year.

3. OF - 30-Minute Monthly Elementary Faculty Meetings (2022-2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 9/30/2022

For Old Forge School District personnel only. Dates: 9/30/22 - 10/28/22 - 11/19/22 - 12/17/22 1/27/23 - 2/24/23 - 3/31/23 - 4/28/23 - 5/26/23

4. ER&D - Organizing the Environment for Learning Foundations 1 (SECTION 2)

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Audience: Scranton School District

Dates: 10/6/2022 to 4/20/2023

This core course addresses the fundamental aspects of teaching and learning that are relevant for teachers and classroom paraprofessionals in all grade levels and subject areas. It examines proven practices for establishing and maintaining classroom management, maximizing use of learning time, questioning and feedback skills, homework, interactive guided instruction strategies, and scaffolding techniques. Covering core topics critical to successful classroom practice, Foundations of Effective Teaching I is recommended as the primary offering for all local sites. It is frequently used as the basis for induction, mentor, and peer assistance programs and is an essential part of local site coordinator training. 10/6, 10/27, 11/10, 12/15, 1/9, 2/23, 3/23, 4/20 (Only open to New SSD teachers, in need of PA New Teacher Induction, must be pre- approved by HM)

5. Foundations: Data to Action

Program: PIL

Audience: Administration

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 10, 2022)

This course is the first in a rigorous three-course series designed to equip school leaders with the knowledge, skills, and practices they need to create and sustain an effective data culture in their schools. This course will explore the various types of data, the benefits of using data, and the basic structures and processes that must be in place for administrators to be successful in promoting and sustaining a data-drive school culture. Note: Activities in early courses will be revisited in later courses. As a result, all courses in this series must be taken sequentially.

6. NEIU Mental Health Consortium- January 18, 2023 (12:00 PM to 2:30 PM)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School representatives designated to attend the NEIU Mental Health Consortium

Dates: 1/18/2023

This consortium was formed out of a collective need to address the mental health concerns with our staff and students. The overwhelming need is being seen in every district and is being heard on all levels. It is our hope to open new lines of open and honest communication so that the needs of ALL stakeholders can be heard, acknowledges and addressed. Many of the conversations that we will have are long overdue and the issues that we will uncover are admittedly difficult to surmount. Please persevere with us to batting some measurable success for the betterment of the existence of our students, staff and communities.

7. Environmental Literacy Virtual Book Study

Program: STEM

Audience: educators, administrators, IU personnel

Dates: 1/18/2023 to 5/17/2023

Join us this spring as we complete a Virtual Book Study of the K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence. Participants will read the book and have 5 synchronous virtual discussions over the course of January 2023 to May 2023. Learn about the role Environmental Literacy plays in the newly adopted PA STEEEL Standards! Act 48 hours for educators are available (NOTE: must meet eligibility requirements to receive hours) The book is free to download: https://eepro.naaee.org/eepro/resources/k-12-environmental-education-guidelines Meeting Reading Schedule We will discuss the following chapters via Zoom on these dates: January 18 - Chapter 1- 7:30-8:30pm EST February 22 - Chapter 2 - 7:30-8:30pm EST March 15 - Chapter 3 - 7:30-8:30pm EST April 26 - Chapter 4 - 7:30-8:30pm EST May 17 - Chapter 5 - 7:30-8:30pm EST NOTE: All discussions are via Zoom 7:30-8:30pm EST. Zoom Registration LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtc-iorT0sHtxtwp-FYMywMgr4rUP0Uy6m

8. Introduction to Restorative Practices Workshop- Day 1 at Forest City Regional School District- January 19, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Forest City Regional SD personnel only: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, SAP Teams, SROs, School Counselors, PBIS Teams, Child Study Team members, etc.

Dates: 1/19/2023

Workshop Description: THIS WORKSHOP IS RESTRICTED TO FOREST CITY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Faculty and Staff. This workshop will provide participants an introduction to the emerging social science of Restorative Practices and its application within a classroom environment. Restorative Practices seeks to build community while responding to challenging behavior and repairing harm through affective dialogue. The continuum of practices and practical strategies provide educators with the necessary tools to build safer and positive relationships with their students. Participants completing seminar/course will finish with a Certificate in Basic Restorative Practices. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Explore the core principles, philosophy, theories, practices, models and skills of restorative practices. 2. Implement a range of strategies that establish accountability and support among students.

9. Restorative Practices Workshop- January 24 and 25, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, SAP Teams, SROs, School Counselors, PBIS Teams, Child Study Team members, etc.

Dates: 1/24/2023 to 1/25/2023

Workshop Description This workshop will provide participants an introduction to the emerging social science of Restorative Practices and its application within a classroom environment. Restorative Practices seeks to build community while responding to challenging behavior and repairing harm through affective dialogue. The continuum of practices and practical strategies provide educators with the necessary tools to build safer and positive relationships with their students. Participants completing seminar/course will finish with a Certificate in Basic Restorative Practices. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Explore the core principles, philosophy, theories, practices, models and skills of restorative practices. 2. Implement a range of strategies that establish accountability and support among students. 3. Prepare and facilitate a variety of proactive and responsive circles within a classroom environment to build community and relationships.

10. Susquehanna Community School District- Teacher In-service: January 26, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Susquehanna Community School District Faculty and Staff

Dates: 1/26/2023

New
Student Engagement: Instructional Strategies: Focus on Instruction: This session will provide faculty and staff an opportunity to examine instructional strategies designed to be used before, during and after instruction. The strategies to be examined will promote student engagement. Student collaboration, explicit instruction, differentiated instruction and formative assessment will be the focus of this session.

11. Examining the Impact of Eating Disorders- January 27, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Educators (K-12), School Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social-Workers, School Nurses, and Administrators

Dates: 1/27/2023

Starting Today
Please join us for a unique opportunity to support educators in examining the etiology and maintenance factors of eating and body image struggles. ____________ This presentation will include a provocative discussion for participants as we explore the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and a "first do no harm” approach for people in all body sizes to help them attain physical and mental health. _____________ Information will be provided on eating disorder treatment and levels of care, including the referral process.

12. LEA Meeting (1/27/2023)

Program: Special Education

Audience: LEAs

Dates: 1/27/2023

NewStarting Today
LEA Meeting

13. SSD - ELA Curriculum (1/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD ELA Teachers

Dates: 1/27/2023

Starting Today
For Scranton School District personnel only.

14. Enhancing Reading Instruction: The Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR)- January 30, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Reading Specialists, Spec. Ed. Teachers, Title 1 teachers, Interventionists, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 1/30/2023

Starting Soon
We are excited to offer an opportunity to discover the Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR). The FAR is a comprehensive assessment tool designed to identify the underlying cognitive and linguistic processes that support proficient reading skills. Understanding how young children learn and acquire basic reading skills from a brain-based educational perspective provides the foundation for determining appropriate interventions. This workshop will provide an overview of the FAR assessment by exploring the basic components of administration, scoring, and alignment of the assessment findings to appropriate interventions.

15. January 30 2023 Immerse Yourself in 3D Teaching and Learning

Program: STEM

Audience: teachers, administrators, curriculum coordinators, superintendents, academic coaches, STEM coordinators

Dates: 1/30/2023

Starting Soon
Immerse yourself in 3 Dimensional Teaching and Learning with the Everest Experience! Join us as we experience the power of the new PA STEELS Standards. Participants will take a deep dive into the new PA STEELS Standards by immersing themselves in the Everest Experience, a 3D Phenomena Driven Learning Resource. Open to K-12 educators, administrators, academic coaches, STEM coordinators and curriculum coordinators, this day will give participants a clear idea of how approaches to teaching and learning science is changing, as well as develop an appreciation for the improvements it will bring to the classroom. Lunch will be provided. Please bring a laptop and/or tablet to access online resources.

16. Scranton School District- District-Level SEL Core Team Meeting- January 30, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Scranton School District- District-Level SEL Core Team Members

Dates: 1/30/2023

NewStarting Soon
Members of the Scranton School District- District-Level SEL Core Team Meeting will meet to discuss SEL Implementation efforts

17. NEIU Literacy Network- January 31, 2023

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: 1/31/2023

Starting Soon
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.

18. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (2/1/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 2/1/2023

Starting Soon
For Scranton School District personnel only.

19. February 6, 2023 Immerse Yourself in 3D Teaching and Learning

Program: STEM

Audience: teachers, administrators, curriculum coordinators, superintendents, academic coaches, STEM coordinators

Dates: 2/6/2023

Immerse yourself in 3 Dimensional Teaching and Learning with the Everest Experience! Join us as we experience the power of the new PA STEELS Standards. Participants will take a deep dive into the new PA STEELS Standards by immersing themselves in the Everest Experience, a 3D Phenomena Driven Learning Resource. Open to K-12 educators, administrators, academic coaches, STEM coordinators and curriculum coordinators, this day will give participants a clear idea of how approaches to teaching and learning science is changing, as well as develop an appreciation for the improvements it will bring to the classroom. Lunch will be provided. Please bring a laptop and/or tablet to access online resources.

20. SSD - K-12 Math Curriculum (2/6/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Math Teachers

Dates: 2/6/2023

New
For Scranton School District personnel only.

21. Gifted Network: Whole Book in a Half Day

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers of Gifted Students and Administrators

Dates: 2/9/2023

Whole Book in a Half Day - Vertical Differentiation for Gifted, Advanced, and High-Potential Students outlines 25 engaging tools and strategies to stretch student thinking, promote deep learning, and provide layers of challenge in the classroom and beyond. Each strategy is expertly designed to foster deep inquiry and conceptual understanding by guiding students to justify conclusions, apply critical and creative thinking, develop solutions to real-world problems, and transfer learning across contexts. Packed with both "tried and true" thinking models and new, innovative ideas with concrete examples, this resource ensures that no matter where students are in their learning journey, they'll find themselves challenged and engaged. This book is essential reading for educators looking to support and extend student thinking across content areas and grade levels. **Participants are asked to bring a laptop as we will be collaborating in a shared Google Drive.**

22. Transition Network (2/9/2023)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Transition Coordinators, LEAs, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 2/9/2023

New
" Transition Network Forum is designed as a learning and networking opportunity for school district professionals that support secondary transition. Each session will incorporate a topic to promote effective secondary transition programming and planning for students with disabilities."

23. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (2/15/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 2/15/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

24. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day No. 3 (PDD -3) (2/17/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 2/17/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

25. A Closer Look at Text Dependent Analysis

Program: CPE

Audience: K - 12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

This course is designed to provide teachers with a deeper understanding of how best to support students as they approach the task of responding to text-dependent analysis prompts which appear on the PSSA in Grades 4 through 8. The PA Cores Standards identify text-dependent analysis as the ability to "draw on evidence from literary or information texts to support analysis, reflection, and research" (CC.1.4.5). Current resources from PDE, developed in partnership with the Center for Assessment, will be explored. ed.

26. Autism: A Behavioral Approach in and Beyond the Special Education Classroom

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

Autism: A Behavioral Approach In and Beyond the Special Education Classroom: is a course designed to investigate the basic principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and elements of empiricism in education settings. Basic principles include reinforcement, stimulus control, punishment, prompting, fading, generalization, and maintenance. Special emphasis will be given to the application of ABA principles to classroom settings. A historical perspective will be outlined concerning the application of ABA to individuals with autism as well as the use of ethics in treatment and education. Empirically-based interventions for persons with autism will be covered including discrete trial, analysis of verbal behavior, and direct instruction. Finally, issues affecting persons with autism and their families will be addressed including functional analysis and positive behavior support plan.

27. Bullying in School - What Now?

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

Nadine Homentosky
This is a prerequisite to Bullying in School - Next Steps This course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 8 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to bullying in school. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of bullying issues in our schools. Please include the email address you wish to use with this online class. All assignments must be completed by the dates indicated within the course outline.

28. Internet Safety in the Digital Era

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

In this course for school leaders, teachers, and administrators, participants will explore specific strategies for creating a safe environment for students when they access the Internet. They will learn essential information about the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), including compliance requirements for schools and districts. Participants will also become familiar with the ways that Web 2.0 technologies, which allow for more collaboration and social networking than was previously possible through the Internet, are changing the way that students and teachers interact online. Special attention will be paid to the safety and health issues that these technologies present, such as cyberbullying. Finally, participants will learn how to make sure that school and district Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) address these challenges while teaching students how to act as responsible "digital citizens,” helping them to explore Web 2.0 tools safely for educational purposes. Goals and Products During this course, participants will learn skills and strategies to:
• Refine their understanding of specific options, technological or otherwise, for protecting children when they access the Internet over a school-based or statewide educational network;
• Understand current federal policy regarding how schools protect their students when they go online;
• Consider approaches for advancing digital citizenship of teachers and students and promoting the practice of online safety;
• Address instances of cyber-bullying in the classroom and online; and
• Make sure that current AUPs are up to date and address collaborative and social networking tools.

29. Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism is a course designed to integrate research-based behavioral strategies and a Positive Behavior Support framework to assist students with Autism in inclusive settings. This three credit online course is designed for Teachers K-12, and Special Education Teachers. Over the span of 7 weeks, participants will explore ideas and questions related to the Response to Intervention Model and School-wide Positive Behavior Support and the relationship between these principles and the inclusive environment in which students with Autism participate. They will better understand the critical aspects of how the law including NCLB and IDEA influences the basic foundations of establishing a classroom framework that enhances the strengths of all students. The participants will be able to create a learning environment using researched based positive behavioral interventions which will foster positive, inclusive, learning settings emphasizing cognitive, behavior, language, physical, and social domains.

30. Project Based Learning: Assessing Authentic Learning Experiences

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

Nadine Homentosky
Instructional strategies utilized in this course will promote active modeling experiences and will provide an integrated approach to content understanding and pedagogical applications. Participants will reflect on teaching and learning through cooperative learning experiences and individualized journaling. Teachers will gain practical experience in designing performance assessment products, performance task scenarios (GRASP), language tasks, and analytical rubrics to measure standards-based content and 21st century learning and innovation skills. Each participant will leave the online course with a detailed plan for a PBL project.

31. Safe Schools - An Overview

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 2/20/2023 to 4/2/2023

This is a prerequisite to Safe Schools-Next Steps This three-credit online course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 5 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to keeping schools safe. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of safe schools.

32. Bill Atwood: How Did You Get That? Improving Open Response Answers in Math

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Grades 2-8 Math Teachers, Math Interventionists, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Math Department Chairpersons, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 2/22/2023

Data from test scores suggest that some students know more than they show in their open response answers. For other students, open response questions can reveal a lack of deep understanding - an inability to go further up Bloom's taxonomy of thinking. This workshop focuses on helping students develop comprehensive and thorough answers to open response questions in mathematics. Participants will learn techniques to get every student involved in thinking and taking responsibility for math learning. There will be a special emphasis on designing quick assessments, drawing out and building background knowledge, teaching reading strategies to attack the questions, and creating focused criteria to produce clear, precise, and accurate open response answers. In addition, teachers will learn ways to review and preview material that help with pacing and ideas to build both number and vocabulary fluency. Participants will come away with fast-paced, practical classroom strategies they can use right away.

33. OF - Jr./Sr. High School 1-Hour Monthly Faculty Meeting (2/23/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Jr./Sr. High School Staff

Dates: 2/23/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

34. Teaching Preschool Children with Challenging Behaviors (02/23/2023)

Program: Early Intervention

Dates: On-Going (Ends Feb 23, 2023)

Teaching Preschool Children with Challenging Behavior Seminar

35. Educational Leaders Forum- February 27, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Educational Leaders

Dates: 2/27/2023

New
The Educational Leaders Forums have several purposes: a. To seek input and to solicit district/school needs for professional development b. To share and received PDE updates. c. To provide a forum to discuss issues, questions, etc. d. To hear from leading experts in the field e. To learn about NEIU programming updates. We hope to have representatives from each of our member districts each month.

36. OF - Monthly 1-Hr. Faculty Meeting (2/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 2/27/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

37. SSD - Safety Committee Meeting (2/28/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Safety Committee

Dates: 2/28/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

38. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (3/1/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 3/1/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

39. School Nurse Professional Development Night- March 1, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Certified School Nurses

Dates: 3/1/2023

New
4:00 to 4:30 PM Registration and Light Appetizers 4:30 to 5:00 PM Lackawanna County Health Department Dr. Sabine Charles, Henry Radulski, and Junie Delizo 5:00 to 5:30 PM Luzerne/Lackawanna Medical Society PHEW (Personality - Hygiene - Eyes - Weight) and #NotMyThing Thom Sarcinelli 5:30 to 6:15 PM Dinner 6:15 to 7:15 PM Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome Dr. Darlene Dunay 7:15 to 7:30 PM Moses Taylor Foundation Updates Christine Marcos 7:30 to 8:00 PM School Health Updates Sheri Mountz 8:00 to 8:15 PM Wrap Up/Discussion This session is sponsored by the Moses Taylor Foundation in cooperation with the NEIU under the direction of Eliza Vagni, Director of Educational Programs and Services (Cancellation by February 22, 2023: no shows will be charged the cost of dinner)

40. The Science of Math: Learning with Innovamat- 2023 Professional Development Series

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Elementary Math teachers Grades K-5, administrators, curriculum coordinators

Dates: 3/2/2023 to 11/13/2023

Innovamat will offer a 5-part series including hands-on learning strategies to tackle math instruction. NOTES: Training dates and locations are listed as tentative.

41. Enhancing Math Instruction: The Feifer Assessment of Math (FAM)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Math Specialists, Special Education Teachers, Title 1 teachers, Interventionists, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 3/3/2023

We are excited to offer an opportunity to discover the Feifer Assessment of Math (FAM). The FAM is a comprehensive assessment tool designed to examine the underlying neurodevelopmental processes that support the acquisition of proficient math skills. It is unique in that it helps to identify specific subtypes of dyscalculia. Understanding how young children learn and acquire basic mathematics skills from a brain-based educational perspective provides the foundation for determining appropriate interventions. This workshop will provide an overview of the FAM assessment by exploring the basic components of administration, scoring, and alignment of the assessment findings to appropriate interventions.

42. March 8, 2023 Immerse Yourself in 3D Teaching and Learning

Program: STEM

Audience: teachers, administrators, curriculum coordinators, superintendents, academic coaches, STEM coordinators

Dates: 3/8/2023

Immerse yourself in 3 Dimensional Teaching and Learning with the Everest Experience! Join us as we experience the power of the new PA STEELS Standards. Participants will take a deep dive into the new PA STEELS Standards by immersing themselves in the Everest Experience, a 3D Phenomena Driven Learning Resource. Open to K-12 educators, administrators, academic coaches, STEM coordinators and curriculum coordinators, this day will give participants a clear idea of how approaches to teaching and learning science is changing, as well as develop an appreciation for the improvements it will bring to the classroom. Lunch will be provided. Please bring a laptop and/or tablet to access online resources.

43. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting No. 3 (3/10/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 3/10/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

44. SSD - Curriculum Council (3/13/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Curriculum Council

Dates: 3/13/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

45. Debbie Diller: Math Stations: What does the rest of the class do during small groups? (March 15, 2023)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Elementary teachers, administrators, interventionists, special education teachers

Dates: 3/15/2023

Join Debbie Diller, author of multiple books on independent learning, to learn how to effectively (and efficiently) manage meaningful work stations that engage students in K-5. This session will focus on math stations that provide engaging, authentic partner practice building on what kids can do. You'll get many practical ideas, including how to set up stations, introduce them, manage them, and add interesting content to keep stations long-lasting. Note: This training is offered at no cost (paid for through Equitable Participation fund) to all non-public and private schools served through the NEIU.

46. Debbie Diller: Simply Small Groups: Differentiating Literacy Instruction (March 15- PM Session)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: St. Clare/St. Paul School Faculty and Staff

Dates: 3/15/2023

How do I effectively differentiate literacy instruction in K-5? This session will help teachers learn how to effectively work with students in small groups for literacy learning. Find out how to form flexible groups, identify a learning focus, choose appropriate texts, plan lessons, and keep it all going! Note: This session is restricted to the faculty and staff at St. Clare/St. Paul School.

47. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (3/15/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 3/15/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

48. Transition Council Forum (3/23/2023)

Program: Special Education

Audience: Transition Coordinators, District Administrators, Transition Agency Representatives

Dates: 3/23/2023

Transition Council Forum is designed to give our districts and local agencies the opportunity to collaborate on secondary transition. We will review statewide resources for secondary transition in addition to networking opportunities.

49. SSD - In-Service Committee Meeting (3/23/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Administrators

Dates: 3/23/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

50. Teaching Preschool Children with Challenging Behaviors (03/23/2023)

Program: Early Intervention

Dates: On-Going (Ends Mar 23, 2023)

Teaching Preschool Children with Challenging Behaviors

51. OF - Monthly 1-Hr. Faculty Meeting (3/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 3/27/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

52. SSD - Safety Committee Meeting (3/28/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Safety Committee

Dates: 3/28/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

53. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (3/29/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 3/29/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

54. OF - Jr./Sr. High School 1-Hour Monthly Faculty Meeting (3/30/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Jr./Sr. High School Staff

Dates: 3/30/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

55. A Closer Look at Text Dependent Analysis

Program: CPE

Audience: K - 12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

This course is designed to provide teachers with a deeper understanding of how best to support students as they approach the task of responding to text-dependent analysis prompts which appear on the PSSA in Grades 4 through 8. The PA Cores Standards identify text-dependent analysis as the ability to "draw on evidence from literary or information texts to support analysis, reflection, and research" (CC.1.4.5). Current resources from PDE, developed in partnership with the Center for Assessment, will be explored. ed.

56. Autism: A Behavioral Approach in and Beyond the Special Education Classroom

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

Autism: A Behavioral Approach In and Beyond the Special Education Classroom: is a course designed to investigate the basic principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and elements of empiricism in education settings. Basic principles include reinforcement, stimulus control, punishment, prompting, fading, generalization, and maintenance. Special emphasis will be given to the application of ABA principles to classroom settings. A historical perspective will be outlined concerning the application of ABA to individuals with autism as well as the use of ethics in treatment and education. Empirically-based interventions for persons with autism will be covered including discrete trial, analysis of verbal behavior, and direct instruction. Finally, issues affecting persons with autism and their families will be addressed including functional analysis and positive behavior support plan.

57. Bullying in School - Next Steps

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

This three-credit on-line course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 7 sessions, participants will further their exploration and questions related to bullying in school as well as how to provide appropriate assistance and interventions that extend from the classroom to school-wide, parent and community components. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' further understanding of bullying issues in our schools as well as implementation strategies and results based on the knowledge gained from the pre-requisite course, Bullying in School - What Now?, Participants will be required to read the book Weakfish: Bullying through the Eyes of a Child by Michael Dorn. ISBN - 13: 978-0-9741240-8-7. ISBN-10: 0-9741240-8-7

58. Internet Safety in the Digital Era

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

In this course for school leaders, teachers, and administrators, participants will explore specific strategies for creating a safe environment for students when they access the Internet. They will learn essential information about the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), including compliance requirements for schools and districts. Participants will also become familiar with the ways that Web 2.0 technologies, which allow for more collaboration and social networking than was previously possible through the Internet, are changing the way that students and teachers interact online. Special attention will be paid to the safety and health issues that these technologies present, such as cyberbullying. Finally, participants will learn how to make sure that school and district Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) address these challenges while teaching students how to act as responsible "digital citizens,” helping them to explore Web 2.0 tools safely for educational purposes. Goals and Products During this course, participants will learn skills and strategies to: Refine their understanding of specific options, technological or otherwise, for protecting children when they access the Internet over a school-based or statewide educational network;
• Understand current federal policy regarding how schools protect their students when they go online;
• Consider approaches for advancing digital citizenship of teachers and students and promoting the practice of online safety;
• Address instances of cyber-bullying in the classroom and online; and
• Make sure that current AUPs are up to date and address collaborative and social networking tools.

59. Project Based Learning: Creating Authentic Learning Experiences

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

In this course, participants will become familiar with the principles of Project Based Learning (PBL) and strategies for implementing PBL projects in their classrooms. Throughout this six-week course, exemplary projects will be analyzed, critiqued, and evaluated for applicability to participants' classroom needs. Participants will gain hands-on experience developing collaborative, inquiry-based projects that support their curricular goals. Participants will learn to blend PBL and standards-based design strategies to create curriculum units that enhance student learning.

60. Safe Schools - Next Steps

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/10/2023 to 5/21/2023

The Safe Schools-an Overview CPE course is a pre-requisite to the Safe Schools ~ Next Steps Course. This three-credit online course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, school nurses, or other school personnel. Over the span of 7 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to keeping schools safe as well as the critical importance of conducting safety drills. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of safe schools.

61. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (4/12/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 4/12/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

62. Transition Network (4/13/2023)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Transition Coordinators, LEAs, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/13/2023

New
" Transition Network Forum is designed as a learning and networking opportunity for school district professionals that support secondary transition. Each session will incorporate a topic to promote effective secondary transition programming and planning for students with disabilities."

63. SSD - In-Service - PSSA Building Plan (4/14/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff (Grades K-8 only)

Dates: 4/14/2023

For Scranton School District personnel (Grades K-8 only) only.

64. Holocaust Education Today: Teaching Difficult Subjects through Inquiry via Zoom PART 1

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/19/2023

This session is information for any educator or administrator concerning Implementation of Act 70 of 2014 Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Violation Education. In this program, facilitators Jennifer Lemberg & Alexander "Sandy" Pope, co-editors of Becoming a Holocaust Educator: Purposeful Pedagogy Through Inquiry, invite educators to reflect on why and how we teach about the Holocaust. This interactive session will invite participants to consider best practices for teaching about the Holocaust and how they can be applied within their classrooms. What happens when we bring inquiry to Holocaust education? What challenges and opportunities are specific to teaching about this topic today? Finally, what is it that draws us to do this work - for our students, and for ourselves? The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI) TOLI offers professional development in Holocaust and social justice education to middle school, high school, and college faculty. Participants in TOLI seminars are invited to think creatively and collaboratively about how they teach the Holocaust, genocide, and social justice; become adept at dealing with difficult material; and discover how writing, dialogue, and inquiry can help motivate students toward social action. Target Audience: English, Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies Teachers Grades 6-12. Educators attending BOTH evening session & day session will receive a total of 5 Act 48 hours,

65. OF - Monthly 1-Hr. Faculty Meeting (4/24/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 4/24/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

66. SSD - Safety Committee Meeting (4/25/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Safety Committee

Dates: 4/25/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

67. OF - Jr./Sr. High School 1-Hour Monthly Faculty Meeting (4/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Jr./Sr. High School Staff

Dates: 4/27/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

68. SSD - In-Service Committee Meeting (4/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Administrators

Dates: 4/27/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

69. SSD - In-Service - Keystone Exam Building Plan (5/5/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff (Grades 9-12)

Dates: 5/5/2023

For Scranton School District personnel (Grades 9-12) only.

70. SSD - Curriculum Council (5/8/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Curriculum Council

Dates: 5/8/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

71. PART 2 The 35th Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust / May 9, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 5/9/2023

The Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust is a full day program that deals with the causes and effects of the Holocaust. It also provides an opportunity for participants to meet with survivors of the Holocaust and an American GI, who liberated the Nazi concentration camps. Sessions with the survivors are the core of the day. Meetings with these witnesses bring insights and understanding that only such living history can bring to those who hear firsthand testimony. The day will begin with two brief introductory sessions followed by the film, Children Remember the Holocaust. Breakout sessions follow, where small group meetings with survivors are held. After lunch, attendees will return to the Casey Ballroom to hear the testimony of Mark Schonwetter, Holocaust Survivor. Mr. Schonwetter was a young Jewish boy in Poland, who survived the Holocaust, along with his mother and sister, by hiding in the forests as well as in the homes of righteous Polish families. The only way they would survive, was if they stayed... TOGETHER Note: Educators attending BOTH evening sessions and the day sessions will receive a total of 5 Act 48 hours.

72. PART 2 - The 35th Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust / May 10, 2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 5/10/2023

New
The Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust is a full day program that deals with the causes and effects of the Holocaust. It also provides an opportunity for participants to meet with survivors of the Holocaust and an American GI, who liberated the Nazi concentration camps. Sessions with the survivors are the core of the day. Meetings with these witnesses bring insights and understanding that only such living history can bring to those who hear firsthand testimony. The day will begin with two brief introductory sessions followed by the film, Children Remember the Holocaust. Breakout sessions follow, where small group meetings with survivors are held. After lunch, attendees will return to the Casey Ballroom to hear the testimony of Mark Schonwetter, Holocaust Survivor. Mr. Schonwetter was a young Jewish boy in Poland, who survived the Holocaust, along with his mother and sister, by hiding in the forests as well as in the homes of righteous Polish families. The only way they would survive, was if they stayed... TOGETHER Note: Educators attending BOTH evening sessions and the day sessions will receive a total of 5 Act 48 hours.

73. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (5/10/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

74. SSD - In-Service - Professional Day No. 4 (PDD-4) (5/16/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/16/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

75. SSD - In-Service - Building Plan Meeting No. 4 (5/19/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/19/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

76. SSD - Safety Committee Meeting (5/23/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Safety Committee

Dates: 5/23/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

77. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (5/24/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 5/24/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

78. OF - Jr./Sr. High School 1-Hour Monthly Faculty Meeting (5/26/2023)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Jr./Sr. High School Staff

Dates: 5/26/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

79. Autism: From the Beginning

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/30/2023 to 7/9/2023

Autism: From the Beginning is a course designed to investigate current theories, models, philosophies, laws and litigation associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This course will discuss the characteristics of students with Autism and their effects on an individual's life from onset to adulthood. This three credit online course is designed for Early Intervention teachers and specialists, Teachers K-12, and Special Education Teachers. Over the span of 7 weeks, particpants will explore ideas and questions related to the diagnosis of Autism and the impact it has on student's education and transition to adulthood. This course will highlight major models, theories and philosophies that have formed the basis for thinking associated with the Autism Spectrum. State laws will be reviewed to enhance a greater understanding of assessment, educational placement, behavior management and educational programming. Characteristics will be defined and discussed through typical and atypical human development models as it relates to Autism. Discussions of research-based programming related to diagnosis and identification of students with Autism will lead to improved educational environments for these students

80. Bullying in School - What Now?

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/30/2023 to 7/9/2023

Nadine Homentosky
This is a prerequisite to Bullying in School - Next Steps This course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 8 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to bullying in school. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of bullying issues in our schools. Please include the email address you wish to use with this online class. All assignments must be completed by the dates indicated within the course outline.

81. Internet Safety in the Digital Era

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/30/2023 to 7/9/2023

In this course for school leaders, teachers, and administrators, participants will explore specific strategies for creating a safe environment for students when they access the Internet. They will learn essential information about the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), including compliance requirements for schools and districts. Participants will also become familiar with the ways that Web 2.0 technologies, which allow for more collaboration and social networking than was previously possible through the Internet, are changing the way that students and teachers interact online. Special attention will be paid to the safety and health issues that these technologies present, such as cyberbullying. Finally, participants will learn how to make sure that school and district Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) address these challenges while teaching students how to act as responsible "digital citizens,” helping them to explore Web 2.0 tools safely for educational purposes. Goals and Products During this course, participants will learn skills and strategies to: Refine their understanding of specific options, technological or otherwise, for protecting children when they access the Internet over a school-based or statewide educational network;
• Understand current federal policy regarding how schools protect their students when they go online;
• Consider approaches for advancing digital citizenship of teachers and students and promoting the practice of online safety;
• Address instances of cyber-bullying in the classroom and online; and
• Make sure that current AUPs are up to date and address collaborative and social networking tools.

82. Project Based Learning: Instructional Strategies to Support Student Learning

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/30/2023 to 7/9/2023

This 3-credit online graduate level CPE course is designed to deepen teacher pedagogical knowledge through content applications and cross-curricular understanding. The course will address these ideas through pedagogical understanding of authentic instructional strategies through the provision of real-world experiences to apply standards-based content and student interpersonal skills, as well as 21st century learning and innovation skills. The course will allow participants to utilize their informal knowledge of issues, challenges, problems, and careers to develop project-based content and strategies. In this course, participants will become familiar with the principles of Project Based Learning (PBL) and instructional strategies for implementing PBL projects in their classrooms. Throughout this six-week course, exemplary projects utilizing an instructional framework will be analyzed, critiqued, and evaluated for applicability to participants' classroom needs. Participants will gain hands-on experience developing and implementing collaborative, inquiry-based projects that support their curricular goals. Participants will learn to blend PBL and standards-based design strategies to create curriculum units that enhance student learning. Instructional strategies utilized in this course will promote active modeling experiences and will provide an integrated approach to content understanding and pedagogical applications. Participants will reflect on teaching and learning through cooperative learning experiences and individualized journaling. Teachers will gain practical experience in designing performance task scenarios (GRASP), instructional frameworks, and language tasks, and to maximize standards-based content and 21st century learning and innovation skills. Each participant will leave the online course with a detailed plan for a PBL project.

83. Safe Schools - An Overview

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/30/2023 to 7/9/2023

This is a prerequisite to Safe Schools-Next Steps This three-credit online course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 5 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to keeping schools safe. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of safe schools.

84. SSD - Safety Committee Meeting (6/27/2023)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Safety Committee

Dates: 6/27/2023

For Scranton School District personnel only.

85. Bullying in School - Next Steps

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 7/17/2023 to 8/27/2023

This three-credit on-line course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 7 sessions, participants will further their exploration and questions related to bullying in school as well as how to provide appropriate assistance and interventions that extend from the classroom to school-wide, parent and community components. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' further understanding of bullying issues in our schools as well as implementation strategies and results based on the knowledge gained from the pre-requisite course, Bullying in School - What Now?, Participants will be required to read the book Weakfish: Bullying through the Eyes of a Child by Michael Dorn. ISBN - 13: 978-0-9741240-8-7. ISBN-10: 0-9741240-8-7

86. Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 7/17/2023 to 8/27/2023

Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism is a course designed to integrate research-based behavioral strategies and a Positive Behavior Support framework to assist students with Autism in inclusive settings. This three credit online course is designed for Teachers K-12, and Special Education Teachers. Over the span of 7 weeks, participants will explore ideas and questions related to the Response to Intervention Model and School-wide Positive Behavior Support and the relationship between these principles and the inclusive environment in which students with Autism participate. They will better understand the critical aspects of how the law including NCLB and IDEA influences the basic foundations of establishing a classroom framework that enhances the strengths of all students. The participants will be able to create a learning environment using researched based positive behavioral interventions which will foster positive, inclusive, learning settings emphasizing cognitive, behavior, language, physical, and social domains.

87. Project Based Learning: Assessing Authentic Learning Experiences

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 7/17/2023 to 8/27/2023

Nadine Homentosky
Instructional strategies utilized in this course will promote active modeling experiences and will provide an integrated approach to content understanding and pedagogical applications. Participants will reflect on teaching and learning through cooperative learning experiences and individualized journaling. Teachers will gain practical experience in designing performance assessment products, performance task scenarios (GRASP), language tasks, and analytical rubrics to measure standards-based content and 21st century learning and innovation skills. Each participant will leave the online course with a detailed plan for a PBL project.

88. Safe Schools - Next Steps

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 7/17/2023 to 8/27/2023

The Safe Schools-an Overview CPE course is a pre-requisite to the Safe Schools ~ Next Steps Course. This three-credit online course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, school nurses, or other school personnel. Over the span of 7 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to keeping schools safe as well as the critical importance of conducting safety drills. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of safe schools.

89. A Closer Look at Text Dependent Analysis

Program: CPE

Audience: K - 12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

This course is designed to provide teachers with a deeper understanding of how best to support students as they approach the task of responding to text-dependent analysis prompts which appear on the PSSA in Grades 4 through 8. The PA Cores Standards identify text-dependent analysis as the ability to "draw on evidence from literary or information texts to support analysis, reflection, and research" (CC.1.4.5). Current resources from PDE, developed in partnership with the Center for Assessment, will be explored. ed.

90. Autism: From the Beginning

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

Autism: From the Beginning is a course designed to investigate current theories, models, philosophies, laws and litigation associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This course will discuss the characteristics of students with Autism and their effects on an individual's life from onset to adulthood. This three credit online course is designed for Early Intervention teachers and specialists, Teachers K-12, and Special Education Teachers. Over the span of 7 weeks, particpants will explore ideas and questions related to the diagnosis of Autism and the impact it has on student's education and transition to adulthood. This course will highlight major models, theories and philosophies that have formed the basis for thinking associated with the Autism Spectrum. State laws will be reviewed to enhance a greater understanding of assessment, educational placement, behavior management and educational programming. Characteristics will be defined and discussed through typical and atypical human development models as it relates to Autism. Discussions of research-based programming related to diagnosis and identification of students with Autism will lead to improved educational environments for these students

91. Bullying in School - What Now?

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

Nadine Homentosky
This is a prerequisite to Bullying in School - Next Steps This course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 8 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to bullying in school. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of bullying issues in our schools. Please include the email address you wish to use with this online class. All assignments must be completed by the dates indicated within the course outline.

92. Internet Safety in the Digital Era

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

In this course for school leaders, teachers, and administrators, participants will explore specific strategies for creating a safe environment for students when they access the Internet. They will learn essential information about the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), including compliance requirements for schools and districts. Participants will also become familiar with the ways that Web 2.0 technologies, which allow for more collaboration and social networking than was previously possible through the Internet, are changing the way that students and teachers interact online. Special attention will be paid to the safety and health issues that these technologies present, such as cyberbullying. Finally, participants will learn how to make sure that school and district Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) address these challenges while teaching students how to act as responsible "digital citizens,” helping them to explore Web 2.0 tools safely for educational purposes. Goals and Products During this course, participants will learn skills and strategies to:
• Refine their understanding of specific options, technological or otherwise, for protecting children when they access the Internet over a school-based or statewide educational network;
• Understand current federal policy regarding how schools protect their students when they go online;
• Consider approaches for advancing digital citizenship of teachers and students and promoting the practice of online safety;
• Address instances of cyber-bullying in the classroom and online; and
• Make sure that current AUPs are up to date and address collaborative and social networking tools.

93. Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism is a course designed to integrate research-based behavioral strategies and a Positive Behavior Support framework to assist students with Autism in inclusive settings. This three credit online course is designed for Teachers K-12, and Special Education Teachers. Over the span of 7 weeks, participants will explore ideas and questions related to the Response to Intervention Model and School-wide Positive Behavior Support and the relationship between these principles and the inclusive environment in which students with Autism participate. They will better understand the critical aspects of how the law including NCLB and IDEA influences the basic foundations of establishing a classroom framework that enhances the strengths of all students. The participants will be able to create a learning environment using researched based positive behavioral interventions which will foster positive, inclusive, learning settings emphasizing cognitive, behavior, language, physical, and social domains.

94. Project Based Learning: Creating Authentic Learning Experiences

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

In this course, participants will become familiar with the principles of Project Based Learning (PBL) and strategies for implementing PBL projects in their classrooms. Throughout this six-week course, exemplary projects will be analyzed, critiqued, and evaluated for applicability to participants' classroom needs. Participants will gain hands-on experience developing collaborative, inquiry-based projects that support their curricular goals. Participants will learn to blend PBL and standards-based design strategies to create curriculum units that enhance student learning.

95. Safe Schools - An Overview

Program: CPE

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 9/5/2023 to 10/15/2023

This is a prerequisite to Safe Schools-Next Steps This three-credit online course is designed for K-12 teachers, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Over the span of 5 sessions, participants will explore ideas and questions related to keeping schools safe. The course will culminate in the development of a final product that will support participants' understanding of safe schools.