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1. Sustaining Transformation through Capacity and Commitment

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Jan 3, 2024)

FOR PIL HOURS ONLY Unit 9 - Teams for Instructional Leadership Unit 10 - Culturally-Responsive Leadership for Equity Unit 11 - Driving and Sustaining Transformation Unit 12 - The NISL Program: Inquiry, Reflection, and Closure

2. Sustaining Transformation through Capacity and Commitment

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Apr 5, 2024)

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Krista Maugle Unit 9 - Teams for Instructional Leadership Unit 10 - Culturally-Responsive Leadership for Equity Unit 11 - Driving and Sustaining Transformation Unit 12 - The NISL Program: Inquiry, Reflection, and Closure

3. NISL Course 1 2023

Program: PIL

Dates: On-Going (Ends Apr 17, 2024)

ClosedNew
Course reflects D. Bosco ending date Unit 1 - The Educational Challenge Unit 2 - The Principal as a Strategic Thinker Unit 3 - Rigorous and Adaptive Learning Systems

4. OF - Monthly 30-minute Faculty Meetings - Elementary (2023-2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 9/25/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only. 9/25/2023, 10/23/2023, 11/27/2023, 12/18/2023 1/29/2024, 2/26/2024, 3/25/2024, 4/29/2024, 5/27/2024

5. OF - 20-Minute Faculty Meetings - High School (2023-2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge School District Secondary Staff Members

Dates: 10/12/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only. 9/14/2023, 10/12/2023, 11/9/2023, 1/11/2024, 2/8/2024, 3/7/2024, 4/11/2024, 5/9/2024

6. OF - Monthly 30-minute Faculty Meetings - High School (2023-2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge School District Secondary Staff Members

Dates: 10/12/2023

For Old Forge School District personnel only. 9/14/2023, 10/12/2023, 11/9/2023, 1/11/2024, 2/8/2024, 3/7/2024, 4/11/2024, 5/9/2024

7. NEIU Teacher Induction Mentor Meeting #1: October 26, 2023

Program: Community Services

Audience: Mentors for the NEIU Teacher Induction Program

Dates: 10/26/2023

Participants will review the requirements of the 2023-2025 NEIU Induction Program.

8. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 10/28/2023

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 10/28/2023

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

9. FULL SEASON Enhancing Educator Creativity

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 10/28/2023 to 5/18/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

10. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 01/13/2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 1/13/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

11. Comprehensive Mental Health for School Leaders

Program: PIL

Audience: Administration

Dates: On-Going (Ends Mar 23, 2024)

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Comprehensive Mental Health for School Leaders is designed to help school leaders understand the core components of comprehensive school mental health as they engage in a planning process around implementation of services. The course focuses on a comprehensive school mental health curriculum and several core features of effective school mental health initiative. Participants will examine a range of supports and services that promote positive school climate, social emotional learning, mental health, and well-being, while reducing the prevalence and severity of mental illness. This course examines ways to build or improve a foundation of district and school professionals, including administrators and educators, specialized instructional support personnel in strategic partnership with students, families, and community health and mental health partners. Participants will focus on ways to assess and address the social and environmental factors that impact health and mental health.

12. Student Career Readiness: Foundations for School Leaders

Program: PIL

Audience: Administration

Dates: On-Going (Ends Mar 9, 2024)

Blended/Online & Face to Face Course

13. NEIU Teacher Induction Mentor Meeting #2: January 17, 2024

Program: Community Services

Audience: Mentors for the NEIU Teacher Induction Program

Dates: 1/17/2024

Participants will review the requirements of the 2023-2025 NEIU Induction Program.

14. ER&D - Instructional Strategies that Work

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Audience: Scranton School District

Dates: 1/23/2024 to 3/14/2024

Lesson plan and design to support student learning, particularly helpful for students with special needs. Course participants will learn how to develop scoring guides (rubrics) for student tasks; evaluate curriculum materials for any content area and create instructional plans that address the shortcomings of the materials. The information in this course can be applied in K-12 settings.

15. ER&D - Managing Antisocial Behavior

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Dates: 1/23/2024 to 3/14/2024

How do you deal with extreme behavioral problems in the classroom? The anti-social actions of a small but powerful number of students in school not only put their own academic success atrisk but threaten the learning environment for everyone. Research on emotional and behavioral problems of students who consistently act out. Participants will discuss strategies for social skills training, positive behavior interventions,and de-escalation

16. Teachers Behavioral Health Training - Penn State, Scranton - 4 Cohorts

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 1/25/2024 to 4/9/2024

A training series for all professional employees within an educational setting that centers on recognizing and managing students' emotional and behavioral concerns. Focus is placed on practical strategies that are proactive and responsive.

17. Leading By Design

Program: PIL

Audience: new assistant/vice principals and principals

Dates: On-Going (Ends Mar 18, 2024)

(February) Satisfies ACT 13 requirement for new assistant/vice principals and principals

18. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 02/17/2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 2/17/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

19. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 03/02/2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 3/2/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

20. MTSS Enhancement Series (03/12/24,04/10/24,05/21/24)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: An administration team, alongside their interdisciplinary team members (i.e., school psychologists, specialists, special education teachers, and general education teachers) who are ready to examine school-wide and district MTSS systems, share ownership, and use data-based decision-making to create an action plan and next steps.

Dates: 3/12/2024 to 5/21/2024

What will be offered? In conjunction with PATTAN, IU 18 and IU 19 are pleased to offer an MTSS Enhancement Series. Teams will be provided with opportunities to network and collaborate. A continuum of tools and resources will be provided to cross-disciplinary teams that utilize a problem-solving process to integrate evidence-based academic, behavioral, and social-emotional practices matched to student needs and with fidelity of implementation across multiple tiers. Who Should Attend? An administration team, alongside their interdisciplinary team members (i.e., school psychologists, specialists, special education teachers, and general education teachers) who are ready to examine school-wide and district MTSS systems, share ownership, and use data-based decision-making to create an action plan and next steps. Why Is It Important? MTSS allows districts and schools to improve their systems to elicit better student outcomes. Regardless of your implementation stage of MTSS, this training series will have teams utilizing a multifaceted tool to enhance the fidelity of MTSS implementation and evaluate evidence of MTSS effectiveness within your district or school. Teams will leave this enhancement series with an individualized action plan for MTSS implementation and sustainability.

21. 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.

22. Dare to Lead™ Professional Book Study

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School Leaders

Dates: 4/4/2024 to 5/7/2024

Professional book study led by Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, Kelly Compton. Kelly Compton is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator and personal and professional leadership coach. By joining forces with you, she aims to create momentum in your life and throughout your learning organization. The combination of Brené Brown's empirically-based research and Kelly's high energy, humor, and heart will make this an engaging and impactful experience. DESCRIPTION: Are you looking to improve your team's communication, productivity and collaboration skills? Join the the Dare to Lead™ book study based on the courage-building research by Dr. Brené Brown and facilitated by Kelly Compton. Dare to Lead book is jam-packed with skills to help leaders find their courage and face those pesky day-to-day challenges head-on. Imagine being able to tackle those tough talks, make those unpopular decisions, and always choose what's right over what's easy. This book study is like a power-up for leaders looking to level-up. Cost: $75.00 per person to include the book All sessions will be hosted via zoom in one-hour increments. Participants will earn a Dare to Lead badge upon completion of the book study. Sessions will be recorded for all who join the book study cohort. April 4- 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM April 9- 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM April 18- 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM April 26- 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM May 1- 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM May 7- 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

23. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 04/06/2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 4/6/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

24. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - April 8, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/8/2024

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.

25. TACT2 Trainer Recertification - April 9, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/9/2024

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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.

26. NEIU Mental Health Consortium, April 10, 2024 / Zoom

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

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

Dates: 4/10/2024

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.

27. NEIU Title III Consortium: Structured Literacy: English as a Second Language Teachers - April 10, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Title III Consortium, English as a Second Language Teachers

Dates: 4/10/2024

The goal of the Structured Literacy workshop is to assist districts in implementing the new Chapter 49 Guidelines for Structured Literacy. Individuals registered for this half-day program will learn about Structured Literacy pertaining to ESL students. Participants will have the opportunity to observe the training, discuss presentation techniques, and ask questions. Slides and handouts will be provided.

28. Scranton SEL District-Level Core Team Meeting- April 15, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: District-Level SEL Team

Dates: 4/15/2024

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Members of the district-level core team will meet to continue their work in the implementation of SEL within the district.

29. NEIU Flight Team Meeting - April 17, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/17/2024

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The NEIU Flight Team will meet for the final learning opportunity of the 2024-2025 school year. We look forward to seeing all of you! We will continue our discussion related to building and district policies, procedures and best practices that are necessary when facing the impact of tragedy or loss. We will discuss future goals and planning for next school year and beyond!

30. Region 5 Career Ready PA Backpack Challenge Webinar / April 17, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Administrators Counselors and Educators

Dates: 4/17/2024

PDE is partnering with Remake Learning Days for the Career Ready PA Backpack Challenge! Career Ready PA is excited to uplift Remake Learning Days events and provide a seamless opportunity for students to obtain artifacts for their career portfolio by participating in festival events. This webinar will provide all of the details to assure your school's best participation! https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88127828527

31. TACT2 Trainer Recertification Workshop - April 19, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 4/19/2024

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.

32. Structured Literacy for Administrators: VIRTUAL - Friday, April 19, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Superintendents, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, Directors

Dates: 4/19/2024

This professional development opportunity will examine current literacy research, highlight major concepts in structured literacy, and help education leaders analyze their core reading program. Educational leaders will also identify instructional gaps in their present literacy program. Educational leaders will examine how systems use efficient instructional techniques, such as explicit instruction, to increase student outcomes within a Structured Literacy Framework.

33. SSD - In-Service Professional Day 5 (PDD-5) (4/23/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 4/23/2024

Starting Soon
For Scranton School District personnel only.

34. Transition Network (04/24/24)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Transition Coordinators, Special Education Teachers, Directors of Special Education

Dates: 4/24/2024

Starting Soon
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.

35. SSD - Communication Track (4/25/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 4/25/2024

Starting Soon
For Scranton School District personnel only.

36. OF - 1-Hour Faculty Meeting - High School (4/25/2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge School District Secondary Staff Members

Dates: 4/25/2024

Starting Soon
For Old Forge School District personnel only.

37. OF - ELA Department Meetings - April 2024

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: District ELA Teachers

Dates: 4/25/2024

Starting Soon
For Old Forge School District personnel only. 4/11/2024, 4/18/2024 and 4/25/2024

38. OF - Monthly Faculty Meeting - Elementary (4/25/2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge Elementary School Staff

Dates: 4/25/2024

Starting Soon
For Old Forge School District personnel only.

39. School Nurse Professional Development Night- April 25, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School Nurses

Dates: 4/25/2024

Starting Soon
Drugs of Abuse & Identifying Impairment Presented by Shawn M. Noonan, Drug Recognition Expert, Pennsylvania DUI Association 4-4:30 Registration 4:30-5:45 Presentation by Shawn Noonan, DRE 5:45-6:30 Dinner 6:30-7:30 Conclusion of presentation by Shawn Noonan, DRE 7:30 to 8:00 Updates: Division of School Health, PSNAP & MTF CPR Recertification: If you are due for recertification and would like to perform your skills demonstration before or after the program please contact Lynn Heard at docheardnp@gmail.com This workshop is sponsored by the Moses Taylor Foundation and NEIU 19.

40. LEA Meeting with Pool Counsel and School Psychologists (4/26/2024)

Program: Special Education

Audience: LEAs, School Psychologists

Dates: 4/26/2024

Starting Soon
Combined LEA in person meeting with Pool Counsel, and our School Psychologists. Link originally created for School Psych meeting only.

41. OF - Mathematics Department Meetings - April 2024

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: OFSD Math Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2024

Starting Soon
For Old Forge School District personnel only. 4/5/2024, 4/12/2024, 4/26/2024

42. April 29, 2024 Environmental Literacy and Sustainability and the New PA STEELS Standards

Program: STEM

Audience: Educators, Administrators, Academic Coaches, STEM Coordinators and Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 4/29/2024

Come learn with us! Start preparing for the changes in the PSSA that will reflect the new PA STEELS standards. Environmental Literacy and Sustainability will be tested content in the PSSAs! Participants will consider how the new ELS standards content and skills can be met using various curricular resources as example resources. Districts are encouraged to send interested educators. Lunch will be provided.

43. PREPaRE Workshop 1- May 1, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: School safety and crisis teams responsible for developing and implementing their crisis plan. Individuals should attend as part of a school or LEA Team.

Dates: 5/1/2024

This one-day training focuses on prevention and preparedness within a comprehensive school safety framework. Learn how to establish and sustain comprehensive physical and psychological school safety efforts. This workshop addresses critical components needed to develop, implement, and evaluate safety and crisis teams and plans and conduct building vulnerability assessments. School personnel and community provider roles are integrated to provide school-based crisis preparedness and response activities. Additional topics include: media/social media, communication, reunification, students with special needs, culture, and memorials. Acquire skills to help improve school climate, student resilience, and the crisis response capabilities of school personnel. Using updated research and strategies, this workshop makes a clear connection between ongoing crisis prevention, mitigation, protection, response, and recovery.

44. SSD - In-Service - Keystone Exam Building Plan (9-12 Only) (5/3/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

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

Dates: 5/3/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

45. Back To Basics: Independence Bins (05/07/2024): AM Session

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers in self-contained programs

Dates: 5/7/2024

This is the first offering in IU19's Back to Basics series. The series has a goal of sharing effective program-wide strategies in support of classroom management, low tech communication strategies, and behavior. Join your colleagues in May as we target increasing independence for all students, through the development and use of activity bins. Dignity requires every individual has an opportunity to engage independently. Identify appropriate independent pursuits for even the earliest learners."

46. Back to Basics: Independence Bins (05/07/2024): PM Session

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 5/7/2024

This is the first offering in IU19's Back to Basics series. The series has a goal of sharing effective program-wide strategies in support of classroom management, low tech communication strategies, and behavior. Join your colleagues in May as we target increasing independence for all students, through the development and use of activity bins. Dignity requires every individual has an opportunity to engage independently. Identify appropriate independent pursuits for even the earliest learners.

47. Gifted Network: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers of Gifted Students, Administrators

Dates: 5/8/2024

Gifted Educators have the opportunity to network and promote the academic advancement of Gifted/advanced learners while complying with Chapter 16 regulations. Gifted Network meetings provide a venue for discussing current trends in gifted education at the classroom, building, and district levels.

48. SSD - Social Studies Curriculum (5/8/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 5/8/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

49. SSD - In-Service Committee Meeting (5/8/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD In-Service Planning Committee

Dates: 5/8/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

50. SSD - Title 1 Reading Specialists (5/9/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Title 1 Reading Teachers

Dates: 5/9/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

51. OF - Early Release Professional Development - High School (5/9/2024)

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: Old Forge School District Secondary Staff Members

Dates: 5/9/2024

For Old Forge School District personnel only.

52. SSD - K-12 Music Curriculum (5/10/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

53. PASA DLM Training

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2024

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

54. Together We Rise: A Community Conversation on Advancing Literacy Practices

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Elementary School Leaders (Principals, Assistant Principals), Curriculum Coordinators, Directors of Special Education, School Psychologists

Dates: 5/13/2024

Is literacy the greatest civil rights issue of our time? We invite you to a critical conversation about the state of literacy in Northeastern Pennsylvania. This community collaboration event brings together educators and legislature to explore solutions and celebrate local initiatives. Why Attend? -Hear from local and state legislators about current legislation impacting literacy efforts in Pennsylvania. -Gain valuable insights from local literacy data. -Engage in small group discussions to share best practices and brainstorm solutions. -Learn about exciting literacy initiatives happening at the NEIU and within our region. -Discover how reading disabilities affect a student's academic performance, self-esteem, and social interactions, as well as how they can create stress and challenges for families and limit opportunities within the community.

55. OF - ELA Department Meetings - May 2024

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: District ELA Teachers

Dates: 5/13/2024

For Old Forge School District personnel only. 5/2/2024, 5/9/2024 and 5/13/2024

56. SSD - Curriculum Council (5/13/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Curriculum Council

Dates: 5/13/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

57. SSD - Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Curriculum (5/15/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Industrial Arts / Tech Ed Teachers

Dates: 5/15/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

58. Back to Basics: Independence Bins (05/15/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Teachers in self-contained programs

Dates: 5/15/2024

This is the first offering in IU19's Back to Basics series. The series has a goal of sharing effective program-wide strategies in support of classroom management, low tech communication strategies, and behavior. Join your colleagues in May as we target increasing independence for all students, through the development and use of activity bins. Dignity requires every individual has an opportunity to engage independently. Identify appropriate independent pursuits for even the earliest learners.

59. Data Collection and Assistive Technology (05/16/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: District Assistive Technology Team

Dates: 5/16/2024

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This training will provide district level teams with data collection strategies as part of the SETT process as well as part of the SETT process as well as methods for gathering and collecting data to ensure effective implementation of AT devices and services.

60. NEIU 19-PBIS Local Networking Sessions (05/16/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 5/16/2024

NEIU/ PBIS Local Networking Session's Zoom Meeting: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82199840698?pwd=V2VOK0hZM1NPazAvOVpVVFh6LzdiQT09

61. School Psychologist Network (5/17/2024)

Program: Special Education

Audience: School Psychologists

Dates: 5/17/2024

School Psychologist Network

62. OF - Mathematics Department Meetings - May 2024

Program: Inservice for OLD FORGE School District

Audience: OFSD Math Teachers

Dates: 5/17/2024

For Old Forge School District personnel only. 5/3/2024, 5/10/2024, 5/17/2024

63. Enhancing Educator Creativity - 05/18/2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: All educators

Dates: 5/18/2024

Educators will attend a workshop with professional Artists which will inform them of how to integrate the arts in their curriculum. They will then attend a performance of Broadway theatre of Scranton. Lunch will be included.

64. Equitable Participation Spring Meeting- May 23, 2024

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Non-Public and Private School Principals and Parents

Dates: 5/23/2024

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This gathering serves as a platform for you to actively engage in determining how the NEIU can best utilize federal funding to support students identified with an exceptionality in your schools. We will commence with an overview of both the EP consultation model and the direct service model implemented during the 2023-2024 academic year. Subsequently, we will delve into the allocation for the 2024-2025 school year, exploring potential service options for consideration. Additionally, the meeting agenda includes a concise presentation on the NEIU Act 89 program and its associated services, providing further insight into available resources.

65. SSD - Communication Track (5/23/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 5/23/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

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

Program: CPE

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 5/27/2024 to 7/7/2024

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.

67. ESL 4: Language Acquisition and Development

Program: CPE

Dates: 5/27/2024 to 7/7/2024

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.

68. SSD - In-Service Building Plan 4 (BP-4) (5/31/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: Scranton School District Staff

Dates: 5/31/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only/

69. June 12, 2024 MWEE Educator Experience Day

Program: STEM

Audience: Educators, Administrators, Academic Coaches, STEM Coordinators and Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 6/12/2024

Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) are learner-centered experiences that focus on investigations into local environmental issues that lead to informed action and civic engagement. Both teachers and students play important roles in the MWEE by working together in partnership. Learn how to implement the Environmental Literacy and Sustainability STEELS Standards in your classroom! K-12 educators in any discipline are welcome! Lunch will be provided. Participants will each receive a water quality testing kit to use with their students.

70. SSD - Social Studies Curriculum (6/12/2024)

Program: Inservice for SCRANTON School District

Audience: SSD Teachers

Dates: 6/12/2024

For Scranton School District personnel only.

71. PASA DLM Training (06/13/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/13/2024

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

72. PASA DLM Training (06/14/2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/14/2024

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

73. ER&D - Foundations of Effective Teaching II Building Academic Success

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Audience: Scranton School District

Dates: 6/17/2024 to 6/27/2024

New
How do you face the challenges in your classroom? Foundations II will help to raise the performance levels of all students while also closing the achievement gap. It addresses both environmental and instructional conditions that foster student achievement by examining the effects of teacher expectations and provides an in-depth study of two instructional models-cognitive apprenticeship and cooperative small groups. Scranton School District requires this course to become a mentor.

74. ER&D - Thinking Math K-2: Early Grades

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Audience: Scranton School District

Dates: 6/17/2024 to 6/27/2024

New
Do you remember how you were taught to do math in your early school days? Thinking Mathematics K-2 focuses on the variety of ways that children are taught mathematics, particularly counting, addition and subtraction. The course takes a broad look at the importance of recognizing and using patterns and relationships throughout math, addresses the kind of questioning that promotes thinking in math class, and provides a framework for implementing curriculum and lessons. You will take away numerous strategies and activities that you can adapt for any age group!

75. Strategies for Student Success

Program: ER&D Scranton Personnel Only

Audience: Scranton School District

Dates: 6/17/2024 to 6/27/2024

New
SSS is a research-based program designed to meet the needs of educators as it relates to their instructional processes. Through reflection on daily practice, debate over research and current practices, experiential learning approaches, and engaged discussions, educators will leave SSS with instructional activities and lessons for immediate use.(Please bring your computer each day)

76. TACT 2 Training of Trainers (June 24- June 27, 2024)

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Anyone looking to learn about De-Escalation and Safe Interventions in imminently dangerous situations

Dates: 6/24/2024 to 6/27/2024

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/

77. Summer Ambitious Science Teaching Academy Learning Series

Program: STEM

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

Dates: 7/8/2024 to 7/12/2024

To support all students in this new 3D approach to teaching and learning, NEIU proudly offers the Ambitious Science Teaching Academy Series. Ambitious teaching deliberately aims to support students of all backgrounds to deeply understand science ideas, participate in the activities of the discipline, and solve authentic problems. Lunch, a copy of the Ambitious Science Teaching guidebook and additional materials and resources will be provided to all participants.

78. ESL 2: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity

Program: CPE

Dates: 7/15/2024 to 8/25/2024

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.

79. ESL 5: Assessment and Support

Program: CPE

Dates: 7/15/2024 to 8/24/2024

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.

80. 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.

81. 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.

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

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/21/2024

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

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

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/22/2024

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

84. 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.

85. 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.

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

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/27/2024

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

87. 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.

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

Program: Training Consultation and Professional Development

Dates: 8/28/2024

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

91. 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

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.

92. 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

93. 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.

94. 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

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.

95. 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.

96. 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.

97. 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.

98. 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.

99. 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.

100. TACT2 / Therapeutic Agression Control Techniques / January 13-16, 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/

101. 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.