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1. Verbal Behavior Team Select Year 3-Invitation Only

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Special Education teachers, parents, paraprofessionals, SLP's

Dates: 12/1/2020

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This training series will provide intensive training and guided practice in teaching skills for applied behavior analytic interventions incorporating an analysis of verbal behavior. It is designed to meet the needs of teams who are participating in the PaTTAN Autism Initiative: Intermediate Unit One ABA/VB efforts Year 3. Focus will be on skills related to teaching students with autism and related developmental disorders. The two day training series will focus on utilizing natural environment training (NET) to promote generalization of skills taught in intensive teaching and manding sessions, creating natural environment training lesson plans and data collection systems, implementing natural environment training to fidelity, using the Essential for Living curriculum as an intervention to teach students with moderate to severe disabilities important functional skills in context as a way to overcome barriers, and ensuring that their daily classroom schedules are linked to 75% data collection for students. Participants will be required to demonstrate acquisition of conceptual skills through oral assessments, complete guided and independent activities, and demonstrate implementation of various assessment and teaching protocols.

2. Verbal Behavior Team Select Yr. 4-Invitation Only

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Special Education teachers, parents, paraprofessionals, SLP's

Dates: 12/1/2020

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Prerequisite - Teacher must be registered to attend Fall ABA Bootcamp or have previously attended ABA Boot Camp, participated in Year 1, 2, and 3 trainings and must have the Autism Verbal Behavior Team Select: Instructional materials available prior to first consultation. This training series will provide intensive training and guided practice in teaching skills for applied behavior analytic interventions incorporating an analysis of verbal behavior. It is designed to meet the needs of teams who are participating in the PaTTAN Autism Initiative: Intermediate Unit One ABA/VB efforts. Focus will be on skills related to teaching students with autism and related developmental disorders. The two day training series will involve having participants demonstrate skills related to identifying the verbal operants and other ABA concepts, demonstrating procedures for skills streaming and fluency. The training series will include an overview of Skills Streaming and Fluency and deriving student programs based on the assessment outcomes. Participants will be required to demonstrate acquisition of conceptual skills through oral assessments, complete guided and independent activities, and demonstrate implementation of various teaching protocols.

3. Virtual Circuit Design - TinkerCAD

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 12/2/2020

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Have your kids create circuits at home without spending a penny on components or shipping costs. Learn about TinkerCAD's lesser-used tool that allows your students to create virtual circuits and interact with them through its simulator. It even includes virtual Arduinos to integrate coding into a circuit. For students in school, it's a great first-step that will prepare students for building real circuits.

4. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Series

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/2/2020 to 12/16/2020

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As the teachers scramble during closures to deliver emergency instruction to students, administrators are focusing on supporting best practices for this unique situation, which includes how to observe staff online. Join staff from IU1 as they examine the Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Guide provided by the Danielson Group.

This guide provides recommendations to educators for meeting student needs during the pandemic by focusing on 8 of the 22 domains. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching makes connections between the Danielson Framework and knowing/valuing your students, building responsive learning environments, and engaging students in learning. This series will support administrators with supporting teachers in these best practices for remote teaching.

Day 1 will focus on "Knowing and Valuing Your Students and their Context: 1B and 4C”

Day 2 will focus on "Building Responsive Learning Environments: 2A, 2C, and 3D”

Day 3 will focus on "Engaging Students in Learning: 1E, 3B, and 3C”

This registration is for all three days in the series.

5. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Series: Day 1

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/2/2020

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As the teachers scramble during closures to deliver emergency instruction to students, administrators are focusing on supporting best practices for this unique situation, which includes how to observe staff online. Join staff from IU1 as they examine the Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Guide provided by the Danielson Group.

This guide provides recommendations to educators for meeting student needs during the pandemic by focusing on 8 of the 22 domains. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching makes connections between the Danielson Framework and knowing/valuing your students, building responsive learning environments, and engaging students in learning.

Day 1 will focus on "Knowing and Valuing Your Students and their Context: 1B and 4C”

6. Future Fayette Workforce- TIW- Skills? What Skills?

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative

Dates: 12/2/2020

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Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative Only.

Employer panel discussion of the impact of COVID on the job market. Four employers from various industry sectors will be invited to a moderated one-hour Zoom session with faculty to talk about the changes that they've seen in the workplace since March with some discussion how we need to adapt to new required skills.

7. COHORT 21: Assessment and Support

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 12/4/2020 to 1/24/2021

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This course is part of the ESL Certification Program you must be accepted into the program to take this course.

All students must purchase their own textbook.

Required text: Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges from Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement, Author: Margo Gottlieb Publisher: Corwin ISBN:978-0761988892.

This course is designed to expand participants' knowledge of effective assessment practices and support services available for ELL students.

This course is the fifth course in the ESL certification program. This course will allow teachers to gain exposure to the tools necessary to be able to assess English Language Learners appropriately and in a timely way. The course will offer knowledge on benchmarks for different proficiency levels. An ESL teacher will need to know, demonstrate and share knowledge and techniques of appropriate assessment with a range of stakeholders. This will include the ability to implement required testing as well as to make accommodations to such testing where appropriate; the expertise to help colleagues and families understand how assessment can be designed and interpreted to best demonstrate what ELLs know and can do; the use of data generated by multiple measures of assessment to ensure that ELLs have access to a quality language instructional program; and to make forward progress toward benchmarks in language and academic proficiency while enrolled and exited the program.

8. COHORT 22: Observing, Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 12/4/2020 to 1/24/2021

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This course is part of the ESL Certification Program you must be accepted into the program to take this course.

The textbook "Teaching English Language Learners: Cultural Implications, Communications, Connections, and Curriculum" will be mailed to you from IU1 before the course begins.

This course will provide an examination of the theories, principles, and practices that assist English language learners in achieving academic proficiency in the content areas. Planning standards-based instruction and adapting instruction in the content areas is emphasized. To promote the academic success of English language learners, teachers will involve the family and community, and analyze the learner to establish learning goals and assessment measures that are appropriate for the individual student.

The ESL teachers will be able to demonstrate knowledge of their ELLs and the role of individual characteristics in the process and outcome of language learning. Drawing upon this knowledge, they will demonstrate an ability to observe and plan standards-based ESL and content instruction for students from K-12. They will use performance-based measures to assess ELLs discrete and integrated ability to use grammar, vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading, and writing to communicate.Participants must have a working knowledge of computers and Internet use, high speed Internet access, and a working email account for the duration of the course.

9. COHORT 23: Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 12/4/2020 to 1/24/2021

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This course is part of the ESL Certification Program you must be accepted into the program to take this course.

There is no textbook for ESL 1.

This is a basic introductory course to English as a Second Language. It will include five domains of teaching English language 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 ESL K-12 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.

10. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Series: Day 2

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/9/2020

As the teachers scramble during closures to deliver emergency instruction to students, administrators are focusing on supporting best practices for this unique situation, which includes how to observe staff online. Join staff from IU1 as they examine the Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Guide provided by the Danielson Group.

This guide provides recommendations to educators for meeting student needs during the pandemic by focusing on 8 of the 22 domains. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching makes connections between the Danielson Framework and knowing/valuing your students, building responsive learning environments, and engaging students in learning.

Day 2 will focus on "Building Responsive Learning Environments: 2A, 2C, and 3D”

11. Future Fayette Workforce-TIW- "COVID and education mixed, and the result was..."

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative Only:

Dates: 12/9/2020

Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative Only.

A one-hour session with Dr. Eleni Maneta, a pediatric clinical psychiatrist from Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services. Dr. Maneta will discuss how stress and anxiety have affected both teachers and students and will provide insight on identifying stress related behaviors as well as presenting ideas for dealing with the outcome. This session will be moderated and will include time for Q & A and discussion.

12. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 12/10/2020

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

13. Privilege

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 12/10/2020

Session two in the IU1 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series.

14. IU 1 Social Studies Regional Network Session

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Social Studies Teachers K-12, Administrators and district Curriculum Directors

Dates: 12/11/2020

The IU 1 has created a Regional Social Studies Teacher Network that will meet twice during the 2020-2021 school year. The 3 hour sessions will focus on PDE updates and updates from PDE's Social Studies Content Advisor, general guidance on the Civics Exam and other initiatives, resources and supports for Social Studies Teachers. Time will also be given for the network to share best practices, what is working especially during the pandemic, and resources for their classrooms.

15. Coding Simulators - VEX

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 12/16/2020

Coding simulators aren't just for cartoons! See how a VEX simulator can help engage your students in learning code through virtual instruction. A great resource for multiple lessons to keep your students on track.

16. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Series: Day 3

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Administrators

Dates: 12/16/2020

As the teachers scramble during closures to deliver emergency instruction to students, administrators are focusing on supporting best practices for this unique situation, which includes how to observe staff online. Join staff from IU1 as they examine the Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching Guide provided by the Danielson Group.

This guide provides recommendations to educators for meeting student needs during the pandemic by focusing on 8 of the 22 domains. The Danielson Framework for Remote Teaching makes connections between the Danielson Framework and knowing/valuing your students, building responsive learning environments, and engaging students in learning.

Day 3 will focus on "Engaging Students in Learning: 1E, 3B, and 3C”

17. Future Fayette Workforce-TIW- "Where do we go from here?"

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative

Dates: 12/16/2020

Teachers who participated in round 1 and 2 of Future Fayette Workforce Teacher in the Workplace Initiative Only.

This one-hour session will wrap up the current Teacher in the Workplace project by quickly reviewing the anticipated objectives and outcomes.

In addition, we'll start a new discussion of ongoing professional development. The Fayette Business Education Partnership website will be introduced and the added pages, "Teacher Resources” and "Career Ambassadors” will be discussed. The new "Teacher Resource” page will include links from groups like Catalyst Connection and the Intermediate Unit I that can quickly and easily assist the teachers with extra content for both in school and remote learning workforce and STEAM curriculum.

18. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 12/18/2020

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

19. BrainSTEPS Concussion Management Team Networking

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Concussion Management Team Members

Dates: 12/18/2020

This networking session is for anyone participating as an active member of a Concussion Management Team. The participant will be provided with return to learn updates from the Intermediate Unit One BrainSTEPS Team Leader, and will participate in open discussion regarding any specific concussion topics, questions, or concerns regarding implementation of the BrainSTEPS Concussion Management Team protocol.

20. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 12/21/2020

Monthly district principal meeting.

21. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 12/23/2020

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

22. Year 2 Day 2 Google Education - Option 1: 1/4/2021 - 1/29/2021

Program: IU1 District Induction Consortium

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/29/2021

This Induction workshop is only for IU 1 Induction Consortium participants. Please inform your district´s Induction Coordinator of your registration.

In this workshop, participants will learn essential background of the GSuite for Education. They will focus on tools such as Google classroom, Drive, Calendar, Gmail, Sites, Slides, and Chrome and learn effective ways to integrate such tools into their individual settings. The facilitators will also share information about the process in becoming a "Google Educator" for those who wish to pursue that status.

23. Effective Online Writing Instruction: Secondary

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Middle and High School

Dates: 1/7/2021

This workshop is designed for middle and high school teachers across all content areas. Students who develop strong writing skills acquire a valuable tool for learning, communication, self-expression and analysis. Such skills can be developed through effective online writing instruction practices. In this workshop participants will explore strategies to help students become effective writers.

24. P.I.L.L.A.R. Leadership and Curriculum

Program: Act 45

Dates: 1/8/2021 to 3/5/2021

Leadership and Curriculum is an asynchronous, online course using Moodle as the instructional vehicle. It is designed to meet the specific needs and interests of PK-12 administrators and principals whose work schedules prohibit leaving their districts during the instructional day. It complies with the requirements of Act 45, addresses the three PA Core Leadership Standards and offers participants one credit/30 hours of Continuing Professional Education. It also fulfills these professional development criteria: enhances content knowledge and leadership skills, fosters knowledge and understanding of the PA Core Standards and provides authentic opportunities for administrators to think and plan strategically. The focus of this course is Instructional Leadership and Curriculum, its characteristics, roles, responsibilities and opportunities. Three distinct lessons encompassing various aspects of leadership comprise the course: Cultural Leader, Accountable Leader and Curricular Leader. Participants will implement their knowledge and skills as related to the PA Core Leadership Standards and will demonstrate their knowledge and skill as Strategic Planners for Student Success, Architects of Standards-Based Reform and Data-Informed Decision-Makers through authentic, Job-Embedded Assignments and a Culminating Project. Participants will also contribute to community conversations using Forum Posts, engage in formative, performance-based and summative assessments and complete a Culminating Project. Participants' assignments, postings assessments and the Culminating Project will be evaluated on a Complete/Incomplete basis. Textbooks are not required for this course; however current articles, case studies, research papers, websites and other Internet resources will be provided online for participants' study and use as support for their assignments and projects.

25. IU 1 Classroom Diagnostic Tools (CDT) 101 Session

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: ELA, Science, Math Teachers Grades 3-12, 3-12 Administrators, Curriculum Directors

Dates: 1/8/2021

The Classroom Diagnostic Tools (CDT) 101 3 hour workshop offered in September and January is intended to provide initial training for teachers and administrators interested in learning about and implementing CDT's in their districts and schools. It will describe what CTD's are, the changes and possibilities in testing (especially with the new web-browser and diagnostic category assessment capabilities), the types of data available, the benefits of administering CDT's and the process for setting up a school for the successful implementation of this important diagnostic test. Teachers and administrators new to a building currently using CDT's are also invited to attend. Participants should bring laptops if available.

26. Year 1 Days 3 and 4 School Law and Technology Integration - Option 1: 1/11/2021 - 2/5/2021

Program: IU1 District Induction Consortium

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 2/5/2021

This course is only for IU 1 Induction Consortium participants. Please inform your district´s Induction Coordinator of your registration.

Course Description: This course is divided into two sections, which means 2 weeks for School Law and 2 weeks for Technology Integration. This course is designed to meet the requirement for Year 1 Days 3 & 4 for IU 1 Induction Consortium Schools and teachers in grades K-12. Participants in the course will have hands on experience with the T-Pack model, Google, PLN's, and educational websites using the Internet. Participants in the course will be required to complete pre and post tests and develop at least one lesson integrating technology and complete an action plan for implementation. The second half of the course will take pre and post-tests in school law. In addition, participants will write a paper summarizing a court case that they have read.

Objectives: Participants will develop knowledge and skills in integration of technology. Participants identify the crucial areas of school law relevant to working with students, staff, and parents in public and non-public schools.

This registration is only for those in Induction who are attending this CPE Course for Induction as part of the two day course for Induction and Act 48 hours. You will have to attend both days and complete all the course requirements to receive credit.

This is an online course delivered through our Moodle platform. You will receive specific information concerning this course or workshop on the day before the start date. A User ID and link to the course site will be emailed to you at that time, there will not be any additional electronic communications before then.

27. Diversity

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 1/13/2021

Session three in the IU1 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series.

28. Take-Home Kits

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 1/13/2021

Participants receive 4 take-home kits with projects designed to be quickly sent home with students in the event of school closures or a need of an extra activity. Included are lessons to take back so you're ready with your own students. Participants will also get pointers and resources for creating their own take-home project kits.

29. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 1/19/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

30. IU 1 Business Teacher Regional Network Session

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Business Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 1/19/2021

The IU 1 has created a Regional Business Teacher Network that will meet twice during the 2020-2021 school year. The purpose for this network will be to bring together Business Teachers from the IU 1 region to train and share ideas and strategies. The two sessions will focus on PDE updates and updates from PDE's Business Teacher Content Advisor if one is in place, general guidance on other initiatives, and resources and supports for Business Teachers. Time will also be given for the network to share best practices, what is working especially during the pandemic, and resources for their classrooms.

31. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 1/20/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

32. IU 1 School Climate Regional Network

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Administrators, Curriculum Directors, Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, School Psychologists

Dates: 1/20/2021

The IU 1 has formed a School Climate Regional Network that will meet 3 times in 2020-21. The purpose of this important network is to provide training and support as well as share "what works" ideas from around our Region. The focus of the third sessions will be determined with input from the network as well as new training and resources on School Climate, Surveying, SEL, Equity and other topics made available from PDE. All three session dates are listed on this form.

33. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 1/28/2021

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

34. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 1/28/2021

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

35. Year 2 Day 2 Google Education - Option 2: 2/1/2021 - 2/26/2021

Program: IU1 District Induction Consortium

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 2/26/2021

This Induction workshop is only for IU 1 Induction Consortium participants. Please inform your district´s Induction Coordinator of your registration.

In this workshop, participants will learn essential background of the GSuite for Education. They will focus on tools such as Google classroom, Drive, Calendar, Gmail, Sites, Slides, and Chrome and learn effective ways to integrate such tools into their individual settings. The facilitators will also share information about the process in becoming a "Google Educator" for those who wish to pursue that status.

36. Phase 3 Future Ready Comprehensive Planning 101

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Administrators, Curriculum Directors, School/District Comprehensive Planning Teams

Dates: 2/2/2021

Phase 3 District Comprehensive Planning 101 is a workshop designed to aid District and School Administrators getting started or continue working on their Comprehensive Plan due November 30, 2021. Participants will be updated on the new regulations and new online tool, the Future Ready Comprehensive Planning Portal. Participants will work through timelines, the requirements of the many sections of their Plan, and identify the necessary data, information and resources. The final half hour will focus on the creation of effective Action Plans.

37. Phase 2 Future Ready Comprehensive Planning 101

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: School and District Administrators, Curriculum Directors

Dates: 2/3/2021

Phase 2 District Comprehensive Planning 101 is a workshop designed to aid District and School Administrators getting started or continue working on their Comprehensive Plan due March 30, 2021. Participants will be updated on the new regulations and new online tool, the Future Ready Comprehensive Planning Portal. Participants will work through the requirements of the many sections of their Plan, and identify the necessary data, information and resources. The final half hour will focus on the creation of effective Action Plans.

38. Tech Tools: What do I do with this stuff?

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 2/3/2021

Do you have tech tools in your classroom or school? If you do, and you are unsure of how to use them join us for this session to learn more on how to incorporate them into your classroom face to face and virtually! This session is designed to assist teachers with questions on how to use or incorporate technology tools that their school currently possesses.

39. Introduction to FBA's and PBSP's

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Special Education teachers, Administrators, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Behavior Specialists

Dates: 2/5/2021

This training offers staff the foundational skills in Applied Behavior Analysis and data collection necessary to conduct Functional Behavior Assessments(FBA). Staff will identify guidelines and demonstrate procedures for the FBA and Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP) as well as practice creating effective interventions that match the function of behaviors.

40. MAKING at Home with Recyclable

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 2/10/2021

Participants will do 4 at-home maker projects that incorporate free, recycled materials that kids can find at home. Participants will also receive lessons for each of the projects so they can take the projects back and present them to their students.
Session four in the IU1 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series.

42. Lending Library: Breakout EDU Exploration of Hands on Kit and Digital Platform

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 2/10/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Breakout Edu Kits and Digital Platform

43. Project-Based & Challenge-Based Learning

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 2/12/2021 to 4/10/2021

In order to keep pace with the changing world, teachers need to infuse 21st century skills into their classrooms. The students of today need to be prepared to enter a world that requires them to be able to think critically, create, communicate and collaborate to solve meaningful problems. Problem-Based Learning and Challenge-Based Learning are two instructional strategies, when used that can accomplish these goals. Project-Based and Challenge-Based learning are instructional strategies that require students to work together in order to solve real-world problems/challenges. The implementation of these instructional strategies helps to promote life-long learning. In this three credit on-line Moodle course, through a series of lessons, videos and articles, participants will learn the basic pedagogy, benefits and framework of Project-Based Learning and Challenged-Based Learning. This course is applicable for any teacher at any grade level that would like to implement Project-Based and/or Challenge-Based Learning into their classroom.

44. Lending Library: Technology & Coding Tools

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 2/17/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: ozobot and sphero robots

45. There's an App For That… Integrating the iPad into the Classroom

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 2/19/2021 to 4/17/2021

2012 marked the start of the iPad invasion into the classroom. The use of this device has the power to revolutionize the way students learn. These 21st Century learners need the opportunity to use 21st Century Skills. They need to be creative, think critically, collaborate and communicate in order to be successful. Using the iPad as part of instruction can help to achieve the 21st Century Student Outcomes that are outlined by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills in their Framework for 21st Century Learning. In this three credit online Moodle course, through a series of lessons, videos and articles, participants will identify the unique needs that the 21st century student brings to the classroom, explore apps that align with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, learn how to effectively integrate the use of iPads into the classroom according to best practices and discover a plethora of apps that are available. By the conclusion of the course, participants will have not only a collection of apps and lessons that they created for their classroom, but also the confidence to use the iPad effectively. It is not necessary to have an iPad. This course is applicable for any teacher at any grade level that would like to integrate the iPad into instruction.

46. IU 1 Business Teacher Regional Network Session

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Business Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 2/19/2021

The IU 1 has created a Regional Business Teacher Network that will meet twice during the 2020-2021 school year. The purpose for this network will be to bring together Business Teachers from the IU 1 region to train and share ideas and strategies. The two sessions will focus on PDE updates and updates from PDE's Business Teacher Content Advisor if one is in place, general guidance on other initiatives, and resources and supports for Business Teachers. Time will also be given for the network to share best practices, what is working especially during the pandemic, and resources for their classrooms.

47. Year 1 Days 3 and 4 School Law and Technology Integration - Option 2: 2/22/2021 - 3/12/2021

Program: IU1 District Induction Consortium

Dates: 2/22/2021 to 3/12/2021

This course is only for IU 1 Induction Consortium participants. Please inform your district´s Induction Coordinator of your registration.

Course Description: This course is divided into two sections, which means 2 weeks for School Law and 2 weeks for Technology Integration. This course is designed to meet the requirement for Year 1 Days 3 & 4 for IU 1 Induction Consortium Schools and teachers in grades K-12. Participants in the course will have hands on experience with the T-Pack model, Google, PLN's, and educational websites using the Internet. Participants in the course will be required to complete pre and post tests and develop at least one lesson integrating technology and complete an action plan for implementation. The second half of the course will take pre and post-tests in school law. In addition, participants will write a paper summarizing a court case that they have read.

Objectives: Participants will develop knowledge and skills in integration of technology. Participants identify the crucial areas of school law relevant to working with students, staff, and parents in public and non-public schools.

This registration is only for those in Induction who are attending this CPE Course for Induction as part of the two day course for Induction and Act 48 hours. You will have to attend both days and complete all the course requirements to receive credit.

This is an online course delivered through our Moodle platform. You will receive specific information concerning this course or workshop on the day before the start date. A User ID and link to the course site will be emailed to you at that time, there will not be any additional electronic communications before then.

48. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 2/24/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

49. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 2/24/2021

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

50. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 2/25/2021

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

51. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 2/25/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

52. Technology Tools For the 21st Century Classroom

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 2/26/2021 to 4/24/2021

No two students learn the same way. In this three-credit online course learn how to use technology to create a learning environment in which all students can achieve their very best. Explore the latest tech tools that are available for the K-12 classroom and how to use these trending tools to differentiate any lesson or activity. The course content will provide participants with ideas and activities on how to use social media, podcasts, gamification tools, websites, and much, much more. By the conclusion of the course, participants will not only have a collection of activities and lessons that they created for their classroom, but also the confidence to use the tech tools successfully. When using technology, students are more engaged. A more engaged student learns. More learning leads to higher student achievement. This is a self-paced online Moodle Course that consists of six modules. You will receive specific information concerning this course or workshop on the day before the start date. A User ID and link to the course site will be emailed to you at that time, there will not be any additional electronic communications before then. Forty-five hours of out-of-class time are required for this course.

53. IU 1 Social Studies Regional Network Session

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Social Studies Teachers k-12, Administrators and district Curriculum Directors

Dates: 2/26/2021

The IU 1 has created a Regional Social Studies Teacher Network that will meet twice during the 2020-2021 school year. The 3 hour sessions will focus on PDE updates and updates from PDE's Social Studies Content Advisor, general guidance on the Civics Exam and other initiatives, resources and supports for Social Studies Teachers. Time will also be given for the network to share best practices, what is working especially during the pandemic, and resources for their classrooms.

54. Lending Library: Coding Tools for K-5

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/3/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: OSMO, Dash and Dot/CUE Robots, and Puzzlets (device required for these tools)

55. Digital Literacy

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 3/5/2021 to 5/1/2021

Students today are known as the "Touch-Screen Generation". These students do not know of a time when computers did not exist. They are immersed in technology. Many have smart phones. They know how to tweet and post images but are they digitally literate? Do they know how to analyze and interpret the information they acquired from a Google search? Can students use digital tools appropriately? In this three-credit online Moodle course through a series of lessons, videos and articles, participants will explore the skills necessary to be a digitally literate teacher and the role they play in creating and supporting digitally literate students. By the conclusion of the course, participants will have not only a collection of activities and lessons that they created, but also the confidence to use these Digital Tools and resources effectively. This course is applicable for any teacher at any grade level that would like to help students become digital literate. This is a self-paced online Moodle Course that consists of six modules. You will receive specific information concerning this course or workshop on the day before the start date. A User ID and link to the course site will be emailed to you at that time, there will not be any additional electronic communications before then. Forty-five hours of out-of-class time are required for this course.

56. Surrogate Parent Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Individuals interested in being a surrogate parent to students in need of an educational decision maker.

Dates: 3/5/2021

Special education process and procedures require parent participation. Specifically, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes parents to provide informed written consent related to the evaluation of and provision of special education services. However, there are certain situations in which a child may not have a parent to serve as an education decision maker. Whenever parents of a child are not known, cannot be located after reasonable efforts, the child is a ward of the state or an unaccompanied homeless youth, a surrogate parent must be appointed. This is a legal obligation for LEAs, including school districts and public charter schools. This duty encompasses developing methods for (1) determining when a student requires a surrogate parent and (2) assigning a surrogate parent to a student in need of such an appointment. This training is required of those who would like to serve as a surrogate parent.

57. Corel Design Brushups and Tricks

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 3/10/2021

Need a refresher on CorelDraw or want to learn some new shortcuts and features? Join us in a review of CorelDraw's most useful tools and helpful features. Time for questions and exploration will be built in, so have your own project ideas ready!

58. Equity Resources

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 3/10/2021

Session five in the IU1 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series.

59. Lending Library: Programming and Coding with Drones

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/17/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Tello Drone

60. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 3/25/2021

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

61. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 3/29/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

62. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 3/30/2021

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

63. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 3/31/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

64. Lending Library: Science Series

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/7/2021

This session will go over the following Lending Library tools: Snap Circuits, Happy Atoms, Makey Makey.

65. IU 1 School Climate Regional Network

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Administrators, Curriculum Directors, Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, School Psychologists

Dates: 4/13/2021

The IU 1 has formed a School Climate Regional Network that will meet 3 times in 2020-21. The purpose of this important network is to provide training and support as well as share "what works" ideas from around our Region. The focus of the third sessions will be determined with input from the network as well as new training and resources on School Climate, Surveying, SEL, Equity and other topics made available from PDE. All three session dates are listed on this form.

66. Lending Library: Engineering (Part 1)

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/14/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Hummingbird Robotics

67. Screencastify for Asynchronous Learning K-12

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/16/2021

Join this session to learn more about Google Chrome's extension, Screencastify. This free, screen recording tool easily integrates with any Google account, making it perfect for and K-12 teacher who utilizes Google Classroom. Screencastify allows educators to record their browser, desktop, or even their webcam to engage students in many ways asynchronously. In this session, we will walk through the set-up of Screencastify, demonstrate how to get started with your first video, and discuss the many ways it can be used to increase student engagement in virtual learning models. In this session, we will walk through the set-up of Screencastify, demonstrate how to get started with your first video, and discuss the many ways it can be used to increase student engagement in virtual learning models

68. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 4/21/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

69. Lending Library: Engineering (Part 2)

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/21/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Lego Mindstorm NXT

70. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 4/22/2021

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

71. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 4/22/2021

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

72. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 4/22/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

73. STEM/CS Virtual Resources

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: K-12 STEM/ CS Teachers

Dates: 4/28/2021

Join this session to check out some STEM/CS Virtual Learning Resources to support your STEM classroom this school year. We will explore resources that can be used both with students in the classroom as well as those who are in a virtual setting. Tools we will look at will support the technology your students have at their fingertips such as basic hands-on supplies, tablets or iPads, and Chromebooks.

74. Interactive Lessons Using Google Slides

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Dates: 5/5/2021

Join this session to learn how to ramp up your lessons using Google Slides. Slides does not have to just be used for a visual aid for content delivery! I will share many ideas for creating and interactive experiences that you can either use for engaging students or have your students create as an assignment to even share with other students. I will be sharing templates to help get you started.

75. Lending Library: Hybrid Tools for K-5

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 5/5/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Bee Bot, Ozobots, and Edison robots.

76. Lending Library: Art Series

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 5/12/2021

Participants will learn how to use the following Lending Library items: Makey Makey and Little Bits

77. LEA Training

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: Administration and IU 1 Supervisors

Dates: 5/20/2021

Information is presented regarding Chapter 14, 15 and 16 regulations as well as IDEA and No Child Left Behind. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts.

78. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 5/26/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

79. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: A-TSI School and District Administrators and their Teams

Dates: 6/10/2021

This session will serve to update and support A-TSI schools with information form PDE, IU 1 Curriculum and TAC Staff and through sharing with each other.

80. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 6/21/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

81. IU1 Curriculum Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings - No cost

Dates: 6/23/2021

Intermediate Unit 1 Curriculum Coordinators Meetings are informational and training meeting for IU 1 district curriculum coordinators and/or district representatives. Meetings generally include updates about PA Department of Education mandates as well as topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.