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1. A Historic View of the American Automobile (Ends 6/30/22)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: All Teachers and Educators

Dates: 7/1/2021

This activity will be open from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and discuss Pre-War Classic Automobiles, Henry Ford putting America on wheels, and Tucker's Dream Car. There will be oral presentations, testing, and a survey. The cost for this activity is $20 payable to the AACA Museum upon arrival.

2. Career Connections HUB

Program: Partnership for Career Development

Audience: All Schools/Districts Staff and Faculty

Dates: 1/11/2022 to 6/30/2023

PCD's premier in-person regional career expo was, like many events, upended by Covid-19. PCD has modified the in-person model for online use and has made it available for you and your students. This professional development session focuses on using the platform to help your students explore careers. The Manufacturer's Association, through generous funding from a NexGen grant, has allowed PCD the resources to shift the model to online. The first platform pathway is dedicated to the career field of manufacturing. There are five (5) easy, interactive and self-guided components to complete as you earn Act 48 credits. The entire experience should take between 1.5-2 hours. PCD recommends you complete the session in one to two sittings, but feel free to take as much time as needed. Once you have registered, you will receive an email from Anne Lauritzen (anne@crpcd.org), with all the necessary links to complete the session. You will have access available at your convenience. Once PCD has received your end survey indicating you have completed all the steps, we will enter your Act 48 hours. Also, please note that the activity is available starting on 1/11/2022 through 6/30/2023 and not just on the two dates noted.

3. Guest Teacher Asynchronous Course

Program: Human Resources

Audience: Individuals who are interested in becoming a certified guest teacher who have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and have obtained Act 34, Act 151 and act 114 Clearances.

Dates: 2/1/2022 to 7/1/2022

This asynchronous course is designed for individuals who would like to serve as a guest teacher in the schools and districts within the Capital Area Intermediate Unit catchment. The course includes seven modules that cover the topics of professionalism, lesson planning, classroom instruction, legal aspects, special education, positive behavior management, and active engagement strategies. Participants will be able to view videos, read articles and then take time to reflect on the information covered in each module. In order to register for this course, you must have prior approval from The CAIU Human Resources Department. For details, please visit: https://www.caiu.org/careers/employment/guest-teacher-program.
This workshop supports our school's curriculum and instruction in language arts curriculum providing a consistent and pervasive resource in efforts to support the academic needs of our students above, on, and below grade level.

5. Google Summit 1.0 2022 (Asynchronous) - Summer Edition

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches/Integrators, Media Specialists

Dates: 6/1/2022 to 8/30/2022

NOTE: This course is for individual registrants only. If you are interested in purchasing this course for a building or district (30+ people), please get in touch with Karen Ditzler (kditzler@caiu.org) and Scott Snyder (scsnyder@caiu.org) to work out the details.

Access runs from June 1 to August 30; complete the course any time you want during that time!!!

We invite you to join PA Intermediate Units 12, 13, and 15 for our 5th Google Summit 2022 (2nd Asynchronous). This year's virtual summit is delivered via Schoology. This 6-hour professional learning event features Google Workspace applications that promote K-12 student learning, collaboration, and creativity. The following topics are explored with job-embedded activities in 10 unique modules, including: Chrome & Extensions Drive Docs Sheets Slides Drawings & Jamboard Sites Forms Classroom Meet

The Google Summit 2022 is a collaborative effort between Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, and Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15.

For more information, use this link to view the event flyer: https://bit.ly/3EO6I3H

6. Google Summit 2.0 2022 (Asynchronous) - Summer Edition

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches/Integrators, Media Specialists

Dates: 6/1/2022 to 8/30/2022

NOTE: This course is for individual registrants only. If you are interested in purchasing this course for a building or district (30+ people), please get in touch with Karen Ditzler (kditzler@caiu.org) and Scott Snyder (scsnyder@caiu.org) to work out the details.

Access runs from June 1 to August 30; complete the course any time you want during that time!!!

Looking for MORE Google expertise? We invite you to join PA Intermediate Units 12, 13, and 15 for our extension to our Google Summit. This 2.0 virtual summit is delivered via Schoology and is built to follow the initial 1.0 offering or for those with a solid working knowledge of Google Workspace. This 6-hour professional learning event features additional Google Workspace applications, techniques, and resources that promote K-12 student learning, collaboration, and creativity. The following topics are explored with job-embedded activities in 6 unique modules, including: Drive 2.0 - Priority, Workspaces, and Shared Drives Organizing your Digital Workspace in Chrome My Maps and Google Earth Google Tools for Formative Assessment Creative Templates Accessibility Features

The Google Summit 2022 is a collaborative effort between Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, and Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15.

For more information, use this link to view the event flyer: https://bit.ly/3EO6I3H

7. The Model T Driving Experience

Program: Educational Services

Audience: All Teachers and Educators

Dates: 6/1/2022 to 11/1/2022

Come learn the history of the Ford Model T and the significance this automobile has made on society. Experience lessons on fabrication, including assembly line production and the impact on innovation and modernization. During this activity, participants will get behind the wheel of the Model T and learn how to drive this classic car. The cost for this activity is $150 payable to AACA Museum upon arrival.

8. Classroom Management

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Bishop McDevitt Staff

Dates: 6/15/2022 to 8/17/2022

The CAIU has designed an asynchronous course that will provide tips, tricks and best practices for an effectively managed classroom. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management, which will include:
• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

9. A Historic View of the American Automobile - The Blue Collar Three

Program: Educational Services

Audience: All Teachers and Educators

Dates: 7/1/2022 to 6/30/2023

Starting Soon
This activity will be open from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 and will discuss Pre-War Classic Automobiles, Henry Ford putting America on wheels, and Tucker's Dream Car. The Blue Collar Three are the 1929 Ford, the 1929 Chevrolet, and the 1929 Plymouth. There will be oral presentations, testing, and a survey. The cost for this activity is $20 payable to the AACA Museum upon arrival.

10. Classroom Management for Monitors - Act 91

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who is interested in becoming a certified Classroom Monitor, is the minimum age of twenty-five (25) years old, and has completed at least sixty (60) semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania (official transcripts) OR has a least 3 of years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. Participants must also meet requirements for background cl

Dates: 7/1/2022 to 7/29/2022

Starting Soon
The CAIU has designed a 4-hour asynchronous course that will introduce and reinforce standard teaching practices for non-traditional education professionals looking to gain credentials as a Classroom Monitor under PA Act 91. Participants are able to join a cohort at the start of each month, with up to four weeks to complete the course so please disregard the times noted. New cohorts will occur at the beginning of each month. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and then apply in TIMS for official certification. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management which will include:

• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

11. Sign Language Level 3

Program: Student Services

Audience: Anyone

Dates: 7/5/2022 to 7/28/2022

New
This class will focus on using ASL in conversation. Each class will start with a review of vocabulary on a given topic followed up with interactive activities to use your skills. It is designed for those who have completed a level 1 course or higher (should know your ABCs, numbers, and basic vocabulary/phrases) and want to practice their skills in a structured setting.

12. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom: Strategies, Techniques, and Material (CPE Course)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's with Instructional 1 or Specialist Certificate

Dates: 7/11/2022 to 8/8/2022

This VIRTUAL 3 credit course provides Pre-K thru 12 participants with a thorough understanding of Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligences.
THE CLASS WILL BE AVAILABLE 24/7 TO WORK ON ASSIGNMENTS AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR THE COURSE IT NOTES TWO MEETINGS FROM 8:30-3:30 ON THE FIRST AND LAST DAY OF THE CLASS, THERE ARE NO REQUIRED MEETINGS.
The book, Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom (2018) by Dr. Thomas Armstrong will be studied, connections made to chapters, responses made to participants' posts, and a study guide completed for each chapter. Text and material for this class will be provided prior to start date of course and price is included in registration fee. Participants will view multiple intelligence activities implemented in schools that have achieved well with dealing with how students process information. The class will emphasize what each student is attracted to, becomes comfortable with, and skilled in different ways of processing information. Three lessons and hands-on or computer-generated projects will be developed to apply the theory of multiple intelligences. Instructor will provide sample lessons along with modeling of lessons. Participants will develop one artifact (materials provided) for each intelligence and create 3 lessons to share with the group. Questions? Email Dr. William Yerger: william.yerger@eastern.edu or call 610-248-4737. An Instructional 1 or Specialist certificate is required as a prerequisite. Goals: 1. Impact student learning by the teacher applying the principles of multiple intelligence teaching to assist students in processing information in their preferred manner(s). 2. Provide guidance in developing lesson plans that produce student learning. 3. Strengthen student growth in the classroom by studying and applying research on improving student achievement. 4. Increase the success of all students by adhering to the philosophy that all students will succeed in their classroom, not just can succeed.

13. Sign Language Level 1

Program: Student Services

Audience: Anyone

Dates: 7/13/2022 to 8/17/2022

New
This is a beginner class. No previous experience with sign language is needed. The course will include ABC's and numbers, basic vocabulary, light conversation and an introduction to Deaf Culture

14. The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher (CPE Course)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's Pre K-12

Dates: 7/30/2022 to 8/21/2022

This VIRTUAL 3 credit course runs from 7/30/22 thru 8/21/22.THERE IS NO SPECIFIC DAILY TIME SCHEDULE FOR COMPLETING WORK ONLINE AND NO SCHEDULED WHOLE GROUP IN CLASS TIMES AS WE EXPECT SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS TO BE FINISHED BY THE END OF EACH WEEK. THE CLASS WILL BE AVAILABLE 24/7 TO WORK ON ASSIGNMENTS AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR THE COURSE IT NOTES TWO MEETINGS FROM 8:30-3:30 ON THE FIRST AND LAST DAY OF THE CLASS, THERE ARE NO REQUIRED MEETINGS.
This online class will be extremely helpful for the first-time teacher just as much as for the seasoned professional! This course will provide an educator's goldmine to pertinent information to make not only the first day of school but every day run smoothly. The book utilized, The First Days of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher (2018) by Harry Wong, is the updated edition of a proven resource on successful teaching practices for both classroom management and student success. The course will feature many great, practical ideas to implement resulting in positive outcomes. Students' educational experiences will be so much better after having applied the book along with completing the other high-powered activities in the class. The text for this class will be provided prior to the start date of the course; price is included in the registration fee. Goals of the course are: 1. To impact student learning by the teacher applying the three characteristics of an effective teacher. Structuring and organizing the classroom, teaching classroom management procedures that create consistency, and developing lesson plans that produce student learning. 2. To strengthen student growth in the classroom by studying and applying research on improving student achievement. 3. To assist in the success of all students by adhering to the philosophy that all students will succeed in their classroom, not just can succeed.

15. Classroom Management for Monitors - Act 91

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who is interested in becoming a certified Classroom Monitor, is the minimum age of twenty-five (25) years old, and has completed at least sixty (60) semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania (official transcripts) OR has a least 3 of years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. Participants must also meet requirements for background cl

Dates: 8/1/2022 to 8/29/2022

The CAIU has designed a 4-hour asynchronous course that will introduce and reinforce standard teaching practices for non-traditional education professionals looking to gain credentials as a Classroom Monitor under PA Act 91. Participants are able to join a cohort at the start of each month, with up to four weeks to complete the course so please disregard the times noted. New cohorts will occur at the beginning of each month. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and then apply in TIMS for official certification. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management which will include:

• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

16. Wilson Advanced Strategies for MSL Group Instruction (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: WRS Level 1 Certified Practitioners

Dates: 8/2/2022 to 8/4/2022

This three-day delves into essential techniques and strategies to improve all aspects of Wilson Reading System® (WRS) group instruction through hands-on practice and discussion, and prepares participants for the Group Mastery Practicum. The workshop examines the specifics of each WRS Block, with an increased focus on vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency instruction. Participants MUST have completed the WRS Level 1 Certification and have access to the WRD 4th edition materials throughout the workshop. Please review more information at https://www.smore.com/yea0h

17. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual) 8/9/2022

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 8/9/2022

This session is for students who are preparing to student teach. What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

18. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 8/17/2022

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 8/17/2022

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

19. Co-Teaching Kick Off

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Co-teaching teams, Instructional Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 8/19/2022

This full-day interactive session will introduce co-teaching teams to the fundamentals of co-teaching, including: the 6 Models of Co-teaching, Stages of the co-teaching relationship, establishing teacher parity to build a strong team, co-planning, and collaborative tools. Please plan to attend with your co-teacher and your administrator, too, if possible. You will be constructing a plan for your co-taught classroom together throughout the day. This is a virtual workshop. A Zoom link will be sent out to registered participants prior to the workshop date.

20. Wilson Reading System Introductory Workshop

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, Reading Teachers, Tier 3 Reading Providers

Dates: 8/30/2022 to 9/1/2022

This course provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) 4th Edition curriculum and serves as the required prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. Over three consecutive days, this course examines how WRS addresses the teaching of phonemic awareness, word identification, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension through an integrated study of phonology, morphology, and orthography with students in grade two and above with persistent phonological coding deficits. Please go to https://www.smore.com/fgc0m for more details about the workshop. This session will be tentatively held in-person at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit. The location is subject to change or move to virtual. Registrants will be sent confirmation of location a few days prior to the workshop. This workshop is a prerequisite for the WRS Level 1 Certification Course.

21. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 8/31/2022

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 8/31/2022

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

22. Classroom Management for Monitors - Act 91

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who is interested in becoming a certified Classroom Monitor, is the minimum age of twenty-five (25) years old, and has completed at least sixty (60) semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania (official transcripts) OR has a least 3 of years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. Participants must also meet requirements for background cl

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 9/29/2022

The CAIU has designed a 4-hour asynchronous course that will introduce and reinforce standard teaching practices for non-traditional education professionals looking to gain credentials as a Classroom Monitor under PA Act 91. Participants are able to join a cohort at the start of each month, with up to four weeks to complete the course so please disregard the times noted. New cohorts will occur at the beginning of each month. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and then apply in TIMS for official certification. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management which will include:

• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

23. Introduction to Universal Design for Learning with CAST

Program: Educational Services

Audience: : Co-teaching teams, Instructional Coaches, Administrators

Dates: 9/7/2022 to 9/8/2022

This two-day interactive session will introduce participants to the fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning, presented by CAST, the non-profit organization responsible for overseeing UDL. By the end of this session, participants will: ● Understand and apply the core concepts of UDL. ● Design using the UDL design process ● Understand the structure of the UDL Guidelines ● Develop a working understanding of the principles and guidelines for your practice. ● Identify UDL in practice ● Set goals for your learning and apply UDL to your practice to remove barriers. ● Identify expert learning and the connection between the design and learner outcomes *Must attend both days in full to be able to register

24. Wilson Reading System Level 1 Certification Course - Start-Up Day

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, Reading Teachers, Tier 3 Reading Providers that completed WRS Introductory Workshop

Dates: 9/7/2022

Closed
This session is the Start-Up Day for individuals participating in the WRS Level 1 Certification Course. Completion of the WRS Level 1 Certification Course will make one eligible to receive the professional credential of Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner. This course begins with a Start-Up Day on September 7. Participants will work with their cohort and the Wilson Credentialed trainer to meet throughout the school year, conduct lessons with an approved practicum students, participate in observations, and conduct pre and post testing. Please see the flyer for detailed information and requirements - https://www.smore.com/dabk4 This session will be tentatively held in-person at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit. The location is subject to change or move to virtual. Registrants will be sent confirmation of location a few days prior to the workshop. The cost includes the entire course, meetings, observations, and materials throughout the school year. Please note: WRS Introductory Workshop (3-Day) is a prerequisite. Completion of WRS Introductory Workshop MUST have been completed within the last 5 years.

25. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (September 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 9/15/2022

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

26. A Journey for School Success: Accelerating Learning for ALL Students

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Administrative School Teams: Curriculum Directors, Special Ed Directors, Principals, School Leaders, and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 9/28/2022 to 2/1/2023

New
Partner with the CAIU's Educational Services Department and get your school on the road to increasing student growth, renewing teacher satisfaction, and creating a healthy, inclusive educational climate for all. This 3-part workshop is for administrative school teams. The presenters will individualize the content based on a needs assessment and dive into the Accelerated Learning Toolkit. Must attend all three sessions for Act 48 hours; September 28th, October 13th, and February 1st.

27. Classroom Management for Monitors - Act 91

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who is interested in becoming a certified Classroom Monitor, is the minimum age of twenty-five (25) years old, and has completed at least sixty (60) semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania (official transcripts) OR has a least 3 of years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. Participants must also meet requirements for background cl

Dates: 10/1/2022 to 10/29/2022

The CAIU has designed a 4-hour asynchronous course that will introduce and reinforce standard teaching practices for non-traditional education professionals looking to gain credentials as a Classroom Monitor under PA Act 91. Participants are able to join a cohort at the start of each month, with up to four weeks to complete the course so please disregard the times noted. New cohorts will occur at the beginning of each month. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and then apply in TIMS for official certification. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management which will include:

• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

28. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (October 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 10/19/2022

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

29. Classroom Management for Monitors - Act 91

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who is interested in becoming a certified Classroom Monitor, is the minimum age of twenty-five (25) years old, and has completed at least sixty (60) semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania (official transcripts) OR has a least 3 of years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. Participants must also meet requirements for background cl

Dates: 11/1/2022 to 12/6/2022

The CAIU has designed a 4-hour asynchronous course that will introduce and reinforce standard teaching practices for non-traditional education professionals looking to gain credentials as a Classroom Monitor under PA Act 91. Participants are able to join a cohort at the start of each month, with up to four weeks to complete the course so please disregard the times noted. New cohorts will occur at the beginning of each month. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and then apply in TIMS for official certification. Participants will receive guidance and instruction on various aspects of classroom management which will include:

• Establishing Respect & Rapport: Communication, Connection, & Behavior Basics
• Establishing a Culture for Learning: Engagement & PBIS concepts
• Managing Classroom Procedures: Routines, Transitions, & Management Strategies
• Managing Student Behavior: Rules, Expectations, De-escalation Techniques

30. UDL Series Part 2 - Continuing the CAST Conversation

Program: Educational Services

Audience: CAIU Employees and invited guests who attended the Introduction to UDL with CAST in September 2022.

Dates: 11/30/2022

Now that you had an intro to Universal Design for Learning with CAST, join us to continue the conversation about how UDL applies to your specific context. Throughout the day, participants will complete a design thinking activity to see how important empathy and many iterations are to the design process, narrow the focus of your UDL implementation with a problem of practice gallery walk, explore tools related to UDL implementation (UDL-SICC Criteria, Implementation Rubrics, etc.), and network with colleagues.

31. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 12/14/22

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to Student Teach

Dates: 12/14/2022

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

32. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (December 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 12/15/2022

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

33. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 1/11/2023

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 1/11/2023

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

34. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (January 2023)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 1/18/2023

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

35. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (February 2023)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 2/23/2023

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

36. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 4/5/2023

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 4/5/2023

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

37. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (April 2023)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 4/19/2023

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

38. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 5/17/2023

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 5/17/2023

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.

39. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (May 2023)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 5/18/2023

The CAIU Instructional Coaching Mentor works with Instructional Coaching Collaborative members to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through analysis of student data and the implementation of evidence-based learning strategies. This networking meeting is designed for instructional coaches and/or specialists as a means to communicate, collaborate, and share resources with one another to help strengthen classroom instruction, student achievement, and engagement. Session topics also focus on the practice of coaching. Materials and information that are disseminated during this professional development opportunity will help to build capacity and support for instructional coaches in home schools and districts. Ongoing professional learning for instructional coaches enrolled in the Instructional Coaching Collaborative initiative.

40. High Impact Strategies (Virtual) 5/24/2023

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 5/24/2023

What types of high impact strategies do effective educators use to engage all learners? Join us for a synchronous virtual professional development opportunity where you will explore current educational topics. Content includes Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), active engagement, addressing learner variability, instructional and assistive technology, and educator effectiveness. This conference style day of professional learning features various forms of presentation modalities, breakout sessions, and collaboration/networking opportunities. Participants will leave with access to a slide deck of high impact engagement strategies that can be applied across contexts and with diverse learning populations.