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1. IU 1 School Climate Summit - An Introduction Overview of School Climate in PA

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/1/2021

NewStarting Today

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

2. IU 1 School Climate Summit - School Climate in the Math Classroom

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/1/2021

NewStarting Today

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

3. IU 1 School Climate Summit - Equity and Classroom Climate

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/1/2021

NewStarting Today

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

4. Lending Library: Coding Tools for K-5

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: Educators

Dates: 3/3/2021

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

5. Digital Literacy

Program: CPE Courses

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

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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.

6. IU 1 School Climate Summit - The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/5/2021

NewStarting Soon

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

7. 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

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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.

8. IU 1 School Climate Summit - The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/5/2021

NewStarting Soon

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

9. IU 1 School Climate Summit - Bullying and its Effects on Classroom Climate

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Audience: District and School Communities

Dates: 3/5/2021

NewStarting Soon

This Summit will occur on the morning of Monday, March 1 and Friday, March 5 from 9:00-12:00, with three 50 minute sessions both days. Each session will have it's own registration link.

Day 1 (Monday, March 1) will include:

9:00 - An Introduction and Overview of School Climate in PA, Craig Hummell, Curriculum Specialist

10:00 - School Climate in the Math Classroom with Robert Baier, Math Curriculum Specialist

11:00 - Equity and Classroom Climate with Melissa Hunter, IU 1 TaC Staff

Day 2 (Friday, March 5) includes:

9:00 The Effects of a Digital Fabrication Lab on Mental Health Diagnosis and Classroom Climate, Mr. Donald Martin, IU 1 Executive Director

10:00 The Effect of Attendance on Classroom Climate, Marissa Sacco, IU 1 TaC Staff

11:00 The Effects of Bullying on Classroom Climate, Brenda Levin, IU 1 LCSW

*All grade levels as well as Administrators, Central Office Staff, Mental Health, and especially Teachers are invited to attend!

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life, and is based on patterns of student, parent, and staff experiences and perceptions of school life. It also reflects norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, according to the National School Climate Center. The mission of the School Climate Leadership Initiative is to increase the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts by deepening the capacity within IUs for leading responsive, democratic school climate improvement networks across the state. The focus of this Summit is to bring IU 1 Districts and Schools together to discuss the issues of School Climate, with a specific focus on School Climate in classrooms.

10. 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!

11. Equity Resources

Program: Act 48 Workshops

Dates: 3/10/2021

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

12. 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

13. A-TSI Regional Network Support Session

Program: Meetings - No cost

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

Dates: 3/18/2021

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.

14. Beginning Excel

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 3/19/2021 to 4/16/2021

New
Beginning Excel Classroom is a PC-based course designed for anyone wanting to learn some basics of Excel. Mac users will have to visit the "course wiki" within the course interface to get information on Mac vs PC commands. Participants should have some basic knowledge of computers. Individuals will be shown through videos, written lessons, and hands-on assignments how to enter data, navigate the Excel spreadsheet, modify a workbook, format data, paste function formulas, chart basics, and create a usable fundraising form. Final project will incorporate Lesson 12, producing a form and a classroom activity.

15. COHORT 22: Assessment and Support

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 3/19/2021 to 5/2/2021

New

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.

16. COHORT 23: Observing, Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 3/19/2021 to 5/2/2021

New

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.

17. COHORT 24: Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Program: ESL Program Specialist Certification Program*acceptance required*

Dates: 3/19/2021 to 5/2/2021

New

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.

18. 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.

19. Using PowerPoint as a Multimedia Tool

Program: CPE Courses

Dates: 3/26/2021 to 4/19/2021

New
Using PowerPoint as a Multi-Media Tool is a PC-based course. The participant will learn, text boxes, bullets/numbering, clipart, design and color schemes, master slide, animation, transitions, and sounds, and adding a YouTube video. The final project will consist of creating a useable lesson including the techniques learned along with the lesson plan to implement the lesson. Participant may adapt assignments to include in the final project. A 20-question pre- and post-test will be administered to assess participant's knowledge. This course is a work-at-your-own pace online course and available 24 hours a day during the time of the course. 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. Participants must have a working knowledge of the Internet, high speed Internet access, and a working email account for the duration of the course.

20. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 3/29/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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.

28. 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

29. 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.

30. 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.

31. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 4/22/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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

36. 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.

37. 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.

38. 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.

39. Principals' Meeting (Elementary & Secondary)

Program: Meetings - No cost

Audience: District Principals

Dates: 6/21/2021

Monthly district principal meeting.

40. 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.