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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. CAOLA Advisor Training 2021-2022 (Ends 6/1/22)

Program: CAOLA

Audience: CAOLA School District Advisors

Dates: 7/13/2021

At the end of this lesson, school personnel should be able to : -Understand the main job duties of an advisor. -Explain why students and families choose online learning options. -Create a schedule for daily, monthly and annual tasks for the online program. -Support students, guardians and district staff with online learning.
This course is intended to provide training and support to teachers who will be the teacher of record for one or more online courses. While the transition from going to the classroom to online can seem daunting, we hope to make the transition as smooth as possible. The course is divided by vendor; each vendor has their own unique platform. You do not have to look at each vendor, only the vendor your district has instructed you to use.

4. CAOLA Admin Training 2021-2022 (Ends 6/1/22)

Program: CAOLA

Dates: 7/27/2021

This Administrator/Site Coordinator course provides administrators with best practices for implementing a cyber program in your school. There are helpful videos and tip sheets on each of our vendor platforms, as well as valuable information to aid in the transition from the classroom to cyber instruction.

5. Sign Language Level 1

Program: Student Services

Dates: 9/20/2021 to 11/15/2021

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

6. Equity Literacy Institute Conference

Program: Educational Services

Audience: School teams of 5 participant per team by initiation only

Dates: 9/30/2021 to 11/10/2021

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This conference series focuses on equity-based curriculum transformation. Sessions will include framework-building, developing a deeper understanding of what equity looks like in curriculum, and recognizing and responding to biases and inequities in curriculum. This conference series will occurs on September 30th, October 6th, and November 10th. In addition, registered teams will receive a one hour virtual coaching session with the Equity Literacy Institute scheduled at the November 10th session. The registration fee is $250.00 per 5 person team. Additional team members will be $50.00 per person. Invoices will be issued directly to your district. Lunch will be provided each day.

7. CAIU Reading Network - AM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 9/30/2021

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Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration. THIS SESSION IS NOW VIRTUAL. A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE SESSION.

8. CAIU Reading Network - PM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 9/30/2021

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Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration. THIS SESSION IS NOW VIRTUAL. A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE SESSION.

9. Equity Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Supervisors

Dates: 10/1/2021

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Explore, self-assess, and dive deeper into the Pillars of Equity outlined on the PA Department of Education's Equitable Practices Hub.

10. SafetyCare Training and Certification

Program: Student Services

Audience: West Perry SD employees that are registered in Frontline

Dates: 10/8/2021 to 12/21/2021

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Participants will meet the hour requirements and necessary skillout to receive certification in SafetyCare.

11. LGBT Guidance and Equity in Services

Program: Administration

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 10/11/2021

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We will explore the latest trends in inclusive practices for the LGBT community, learn terminology and increase our awareness on how to avoid microaggressions and create an environment which affirms, invites and supports those who identify as LGBT in the workplace and in our schools.

12. New Teacher Induction Series 2021-2022

Program: Educational Services

Dates: 10/12/2021 to 3/2/2022

The CAIU continues to offer a New Teacher Induction series designed for teachers new to the profession that focuses on establishing a clear understanding of the responsibilities of a teacher and how to fulfill those responsibilities with quality, integrity, and humor. The CAIU will provide this series in four full-day sessions (face to face/Zoom if CAIU is under construction) and move to sessions via Zoom if changes occur due to Covid19. Using Educator Effectiveness/Act 13 and Charlotte Danielson's Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching, this series recognizes the state requirements for evaluation of teachers, the active nature of learning and the complex decision-making that characterizes good teaching. This series is broken into four full-day sessions focusing on the four domains of the framework: 1-Planning and Preparation, 2-Classroom Environment, 3-Instruction, and 4-Professional Responsibilities along with additional topics. This series will use the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Framework for Evaluation. It represents all aspects of a teacher's responsibilities reflected in daily work and is the framework for teacher evaluation. Our first session will begin with a focus on Educator Effectiveness and Domain 2: Classroom Environment and classroom management. We will follow Domain 2 with a focus on Domain 3: Instruction and addressing communicating clearly and accurately, using questioning and discussion techniques, engaging students in learning, providing feedback to students, and demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness. As our series continues, we will address Domain 1: Planning and Preparation and wrap up with Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities.

13. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 10/14/2021

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

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

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's with Instructional 1 or Specialist Certificate

Dates: 10/16/2021 to 11/14/2021

This online 3 credit course will provide Pre-K thru 12 participants with a thorough understanding of Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligences. 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 the start date of the course and the price is included in the 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 that 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. The instructor will provide sample lessons along with the modeling of lessons. Participants will develop one artifact (materials provided) for each intelligence and create 3 lessons to share with the group. The class will be available 24/7 to work on assignments at your convenience. There is no specific daily time schedule for completing work as we expect specific assignments to be finished by the end of each week. 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.

15. Workplace Diversity; Creating Belonging

Program: Administration

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 10/18/2021

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We will explore the difference between inclusion and belonging. How we treat colleagues and students and create environments that signal that they are welcomed and valued. We will further look at whether the environment demonstrates inclusive practices and inclusive messaging?

16. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 10/19/2021

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

17. LETRS Module 2: The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness

Program: Educational Services

Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers, Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2021

This module defines the "ph” words; introduces the speech sound (phoneme) system of English; compares it to Spanish; and discusses the importance of phonological awareness for reading and spelling an alphabetic writing system. Module 2 clarifies why children confuse certain phonemes and how to give corrective feedback. Instructional activities along the entire phonological continuum are demonstrated and practiced. Module 1 is a prerequiste to this workshop. The session cost covers the cost of the required book and materials/copies. Lunch is on your own. 

18. ELD Networking

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, & Paraprofessionals

Dates: 10/19/2021

The Capital Area Intermediate Unit will host ELD Networking sessions for the 2021-2022 school year. The sessions are designed to allow all educators working with English Learners (ELs) to share questions, concerns and expertise and empower teacher leadership. ESL program specialists, content/grade level teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators are invited to attend. Sessions will focus on a variety of timely topics including those suggested by participants.

19. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 10/19/2021

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

20. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (October 2021)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 10/20/2021

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.

21. CAC Fall Leadership Conference

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educational Leaders in the CAIU Region

Dates: 10/20/2021 to 10/22/2021

We are excited to have the opportunity to network, collaborate and innovate at the fifth annual CAC Fall Leadership Conference at the Allentown Renaissance Hotel on October 20-22, 2021. We are pleased to have Chris Heeter as our featured opening Keynote. Featured on National Geographic Today and recognized with national awards as a speaker, Chris' mission is to wake up the Wild side of the education and business community; to break through the trappings of ‘how we've always done it,' and create Wild and vibrant classrooms and workplaces that attract and retain not just employees but kids, parents, and communities. The Wild approach begins and ends with creativity, innovation, and standing out from the pack. It shows leaders, teams, and organizations how to free up the distractions and the wasted energy spent trying to be different than who we are. The conference will also include conversations with Charisse Nixon, a Professor of Psychology at the Penn State University, on the topics of Social Emotional Learning. We hope that you are able to join other regional educational leaders at this energizing, engaging, and informative professional development opportunity and support this most important work. *Please note that the rate of the conference includes the program, keynote speakers, breakfast on Thursday and Friday mornings, lunch on Thursday and Friday mornings, and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. *You will be responsible for reserving your room under the CAIU Curriculum Conference room block at the Allentown Renaissance Hotel. (Rates are $139/night) https://bit.ly/3h2Y7BH

22. Integrating Diversity into our Schools

Program: Administration

Audience: Support Staff

Dates: 10/25/2021

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We are all educators as we work daily either in the office, classroom football field or band room, mowing the lawn or driving the bus. Our roles are different yet interdependent. The schools or districts cannot function without the support of all of our work. The work of diversity and inclusion belongs to each of us. We all have a part to play in creating an environment of equity, inclusion, diversity and belonging. We want each person of difference to feel that they are of value? We can do this through integrating the promise and principles of diversity into our daily functions, lives and settings. In our session, we will explore how that is achieved.

23. Google Chrome: Organizing Your Digital Space

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, specialists, instructional coaches, administrators, anyone who uses Google Chrome

Dates: 10/26/2021

This past year has forced us to work in a digital space! We have depended on technology to plan, organize, deliver instruction and interact with others. Join us to find out about tips and tricks for organizing your digital space using the Google Chrome web browser. We will explore Chrome settings, a variety of Chrome Extensions, and Google Keep. These tips and tools will assist you in becoming more efficient and organized! You will be emailed a Zoom link 1-2 days before the session.

24. Planning for Diverse Learners in the General Education Classroom

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Anyone who designs learning for students and wants to get better at designing learning opportunities for a wide range of diverse learning profiles, particularly students with complex needs. Teachers, SLP, OT, Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Educational Consultants, Supervisors

Dates: 10/26/2021

The need to welcome all students into our learning environments is ever-present, but often teachers are stuck feeling overwhelmed and underprepared to facilitate learning for the many diverse learning profiles of students in their classes. As a result of attending the session, "Planning for Diverse Learners in the Gen Ed Classroom,” participants will learn techniques and strategies for proactively designing for all learners in their classes based on the UDL framework. Additionally, they will learn how to essentialize standards-based content to design instruction for diverse learners with complex needs in the general education classroom.

25. Actively Engaging Students in ALL Learning Environments

Program: Educational Services

Audience: K-12 Classroom teachers, specialists, instructional coaches, administrators

Dates: 10/27/2021

Description: The where, when, and how of learning have forever changed in the last 18 months. How can teachers seamlessly shift between learning models? Whether your students are face-to-face, fully remote, or a blend of the two, this session will focus on designing and delivering learning for these various situations to make planning more manageable and instruction engaging for all students. You will be emailed a Zoom link 1-2 days before the session. This workshop will include direct instruction, collaborative work and independent work time so that participants are able to plan for and implement strategies in their classrooms.

26. Engineering by Design (EbD) Overview

Program: Educational Services

Audience: K-12 teachers

Dates: 10/27/2021

Engineering by Design™ (EbD)™ is a comprehensive, K-12 solution for Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (I-STEM). It is built on the belief that the ingenuity of children is untapped, unrealized potential that, when properly motivated, will lead to the next generation of technologists, innovators, designers, and engineers. In this three-hour virtual workshop, participants will learn about the (EbD)™ curriculum, engage in a virtual STEM design challenge, receive complementary access to ALL (EbD)™ courses, and begin action planning for implementation.

27. CAIU Reading Network - AM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 10/28/2021

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

28. CAIU Reading Network - PM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 10/28/2021

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

29. Google Chrome: Organizing Your Digital Space

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, specialists, instructional coaches, administrators, anyone who uses Google Chrome

Dates: 11/2/2021

This past year has forced us to work in a digital space! We have depended on technology to plan, organize, deliver instruction and interact with others. Join us to find out about tips and tricks for organizing your digital space using the Google Chrome web browser. We will explore Chrome settings, a variety of Chrome Extensions, and Google Keep. These tips and tools will assist you in becoming more efficient and organized! You will be emailed a Zoom link 1-2 days before the session.

30. Introduction to Collins Writing

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Teachers in all subject areas grades 3-12, department heads, principals, supervisors, curriculum coordinators, curriculum committee members, instructional coaches, and special educators.

Dates: 11/9/2021

This workshop shows teachers of any content area how to use the Five Types of Writing to increase students' understanding and retention of course content while simultaneously increasing student involvement and motivation to learn. Most importantly, this workshop gives teachers the help they need to efficiently and fairly evaluate writing so that students become skillful as a result of the process. Participants will receive a book and handouts to help implementation of Collins Writing. Lunch is not included.

31. Integrating the 4Cs in all Learning Environments

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, specialists, coaches and administrators

Dates: 11/10/2021

Join us for this highly engaging and very interactive workshop! We will explore ways to integrate the 4Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity). We will share strategies and resources that you can use in your classroom, whether it is face-to-face, virtual, or a blended environment. Learn about ways to teach these skills within the curriculum and what types of activities, projects, materials, and technology would be most useful. We will focus on innovative ways to encourage and motivate your students while meeting your educational objectives!

32. Retrieval Routine

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Classroom teachers, content-area specialists, and instructional coaches

Dates: 11/10/2021

Want to help your students make the information you are teaching them stick? Join us for this new session with Dr. John Collins! The Retrieval Routine is four activities that apply the science of learning to help students understand and remember content. Use of The Retrieval Routine can easily be implemented within the Collins Writing framework, however knowledge of Collins is not necessary. Lunch is not included.

33. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 11/11/2021

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

34. TDA (Text Dependent Analysis) Make It, Take It

Program: Educational Services

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Coaches, and Specialists

Dates: 11/16/2021

Register for both in-person and virtual options with this session. Join us as we lead you through a complete TDA lesson creation, from choosing a text to planning Text Dependent Questions and a Close Reading Sequence to creating a matching prompt and sample response. You will walk away with a complete unit that you can use and share in the upcoming school year! Plus, have us available to support your planning. While open to all teachers, this session is most appropriate for grades 3-8 teachers and works best with collaborative teams! Prior attendance at a TDA workshop is helpful but not required. On November 8 you will receive an email asking you to indicate whether you want to attend in-person or via Zoom.

35. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 11/16/2021

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

36. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 11/16/2021

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

37. Coding in the Elementary Classroom

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Elementary teachers, administrators, and coaches

Dates: 11/17/2021

Think your students are too young to learn to code? Think again! Coding (also called programming or developing) is telling a computer, app, phone, or website what you want it to do. Some educators and experts are calling it the "New Literacy" and referring to it as a subject so important that every child needs to know the basics to excel in our rapidly changing world. Coding teaches students four essential skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity!

38. LETRS Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

Program: Educational Services

Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers, Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, Administrators

Dates: 11/18/2021

Module 3 explores the structure and history of English spelling from several angles: historical layers in English orthography; phoneme-grapheme correspondences; letter patterns in orthography, including syllable types; orthographic rules; and meaningful word parts (morphemes). The module clarifies differences between syllables and morphemes and between "irregular” and "high frequency” words. Many exercises allow teachers to develop confidence with phonics, spelling, and word study. Module 1 is a prerequiste to this workshop. The session cost covers the cost of the required book and materials/copies. Lunch is on your own.   

39. History Untold: Racism in America-Group 1 November 30, 2021- December 2, 2021

Program: Educational Services

Dates: 11/30/2021 to 12/2/2021

Join us in visiting Montgomery, Alabama as we explore the history and impact of slavery, racism, and lynching's in America and discusses its lasting impact and implications for our modern education system. Participants will experience life-changing visits to the Equal Just Institute Legacy Museum, The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Lynching memorial), and the Rosa Parks Museum. The conference will include presentations and interactive discussions led by Dr. Annissa Roland Objectives:
•Gain deeper understandings of the challenges faced by children and families impacted by poverty and unequal treatment.
•Understand the challenges of educating children who are either incarcerated or who are being educated in alternative settings.
•See how defining moments in American history continue to play a role in defining the current context for many students served in public schools. The registration fee of $850 includes 2 nights lodging, meals (except breakfast), training, tickets, and transportation to venues within Montgomery. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation to/from Montgomery, AL. Participants should plan to arrive in Montgomery by the afternoon of Tuesday, November 30, 2021. The 1st session will begin at our hotel at 6 P.M. The final session will end on Thursday, 12/2/21 at 1 P.M.

40. History Untold: Racism in America-Group 2 December 2, 2021- December 4, 2021

Program: Educational Services

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

Join us in visiting Montgomery, Alabama as we explore the history and impact of slavery, racism, and lynching's in America and discusses its lasting impact and implications for our modern education system. Participants will experience life-changing visits to the Equal Just Institute Legacy Museum, The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Lynching memorial), and the Rosa Parks Museum. The conference will include presentations and interactive discussions led by Dr. Annissa Roland Objectives:
•Gain deeper understandings of the challenges faced by children and families impacted by poverty and unequal treatment.
•Understand the challenges of educating children who are either incarcerated or who are being educated in alternative settings.
•See how defining moments in American history continue to play a role in defining the current context for many students served in public schools. The registration fee of $850 includes 2 nights lodging, meals (except breakfast), training, tickets, and transportation to venues within Montgomery. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation to/from Montgomery, AL. Participants should plan to arrive in Montgomery by the afternoon of Thursday, December 2, 2021. The 1st session will begin at our hotel at 6 P.M. The final session will end on Saturday, 12/4/21 at 1 P.M.

41. Equity Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Supervisors

Dates: 12/3/2021

Explore, self-assess, and dive deeper into the Pillars of Equity outlined on the PA Department of Education's Equitable Practices Hub.

42. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (December 2021)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 12/7/2021

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.

43. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 12/9/2021

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

44. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 12/14/2021

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

45. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 12/15/2021

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.

46. CAIU Reading Network - AM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 12/16/2021

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

47. CAIU Reading Network - PM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 12/16/2021

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

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

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's Pre K-12

Dates: 12/17/2021 to 1/17/2022

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. This activity will run from December 17, 2021 through January 17, 2022. The class will be available 24/7 to work on assignments at your convenience. There is no specific daily time schedule for completing work as we expect specific assignments to be finished by the end of each week of class. 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.

49. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 12/21/2021

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

50. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 1/6/2022

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.

51. HELP STUDENTS BECOME LEADERS OF THEIR OWN LEARNING

Program: Educational Services

Audience: All Staff

Dates: 1/11/2022 to 5/5/2022

New
Training will cover the following topics: a brief history of grading practices an exploration into why current grading practices lead to inequity introduction to grading practices that are mathematically accurate introduction to grading practices that are biased-resistant a guide to grading practices that support student led learning

52. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (January 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 1/11/2022

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.

53. ELD Networking

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, & Paraprofessionals

Dates: 1/11/2022

The Capital Area Intermediate Unit will host ELD Networking sessions for the 2021-2022 school year. The sessions are designed to allow all educators working with English Learners (ELs) to share questions, concerns and expertise and empower teacher leadership. ESL program specialists, content/grade level teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators are invited to attend. Sessions will focus on a variety of timely topics including those suggested by participants.

54. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 1/12/2022

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.

55. Messiah Students-High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 1/12/2022

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.

56. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 1/13/2022

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

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

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's with Instructional 1 or Specialist Certificate

Dates: 1/14/2022 to 2/13/2022

This online 3 credit course will provide Pre-K thru 12 participants with a thorough understanding of Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligences. 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 the start date of the course and the price is included in the 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 that 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. The instructor will provide sample lessons along with the modeling of lessons. Participants will develop one artifact (materials provided) for each intelligence and create 3 lessons to share with the group. The class will be available 24/7 to work on assignments at your convenience. There is no specific daily time schedule for completing work as we expect specific assignments to be finished by the end of each week. 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.

58. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 1/18/2022

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

59. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 1/18/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

60. Equity Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Supervisors

Dates: 2/4/2022

Explore, self-assess, and dive deeper into the Pillars of Equity outlined on the PA Department of Education's Equitable Practices Hub.

61. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 2/10/2022

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

62. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 2/15/2022

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

63. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (February 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 2/15/2022

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.

64. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 2/15/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

65. CAIU Reading Network - AM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 2/24/2022

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

66. CAIU Reading Network - PM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 2/24/2022

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

67. ELD Networking

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, & Paraprofessionals

Dates: 3/8/2022

The Capital Area Intermediate Unit will host ELD Networking sessions for the 2021-2022 school year. The sessions are designed to allow all educators working with English Learners (ELs) to share questions, concerns and expertise and empower teacher leadership. ESL program specialists, content/grade level teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators are invited to attend. Sessions will focus on a variety of timely topics including those suggested by participants.

68. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 3/10/2022

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

69. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 3/15/2022

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

70. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 3/15/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

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

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educator's Pre K-12

Dates: 3/18/2022 to 4/19/2022

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; the price is included in the registration fee. This activity will run from March 18, 2022 through April 19, 2022. The class will be available 24/7 to work on assignments at your convenience. There is no specific daily time schedule for completing work as we expect specific assignments to be finished by the end of each week of class. 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.

72. CAIU Reading Network - AM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 3/31/2022

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

73. CAIU Reading Network - PM Session

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, Literacy Leaders

Dates: 3/31/2022

Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, and any teachers of reading are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The intent of this network is provide professional growth opportunities to Reading Specialists in the areas of assessment, intervention, and instruction for struggling readers. There will be 2 sessions on each date - 8:30-11:30am and then a repeat session from 12:30-3:30pm. Each date will have new content and resources to discuss. Attendance at all sessions is highly encouraged, but not a requirement. Sessions will be held: 9/30, 10/28, 12/16, 2/24, and 3/31. Each network session requires individual registration.

74. Equity Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Supervisors

Dates: 4/1/2022

Explore, self-assess, and dive deeper into the Pillars of Equity outlined on the PA Department of Education's Equitable Practices Hub.

75. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (April 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 4/5/2022

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.

76. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 4/7/2022

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.

77. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 4/14/2022

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

78. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 4/19/2022

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

79. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 4/19/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

80. Instructional Coaching Collaborative Network Meeting (May 2022)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Coaches from Instructional Coaching Collaborative member districts

Dates: 5/3/2022

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.

81. CAIU MTSS Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: MTSS Leadership Teams, MTSS Advanced Tier Teams, Building Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 5/12/2022

Join us for a monthly networking session to share and discuss implementation strategies and practices for developing and sustaining your MTSS framework. This is a virtual meeting, and a Zoom link with agenda will be sent out to registered participants prior to the network session. The MTSS network is held virtually on the second Thursday of each month from 8 - 10 am. The first hour will focus on new MTSS content and guidance followed by an hour of networking breakout sessions, one elementary and one secondary. Please register for each session-Dates of Network: 9/9/21, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12/22.

82. CAIU Math Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Curriculum Admin., and any Teacher of Math

Dates: 5/17/2022

Networking opportunities over the course of the 2021-22' school year. Math Network Meetings will share ideas, latest updates, conferences/workshops, best practices, and other topics. Each network session requires individual registration. Session dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17th. Times of session 8:30am-11:30am. Please register for each session that you plan on attending. These sessions will be virtual; a zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to each date.

83. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 5/17/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.

84. High Impact Strategies Training (Virtual)

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Students who are preparing to student teach

Dates: 5/18/2022

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.

85. Equity Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: PBIS Coaches, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Supervisors

Dates: 5/20/2022

Explore, self-assess, and dive deeper into the Pillars of Equity outlined on the PA Department of Education's Equitable Practices Hub.

86. ELD Networking

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, & Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/24/2022

The Capital Area Intermediate Unit will host ELD Networking sessions for the 2021-2022 school year. The sessions are designed to allow all educators working with English Learners (ELs) to share questions, concerns and expertise and empower teacher leadership. ESL program specialists, content/grade level teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators are invited to attend. Sessions will focus on a variety of timely topics including those suggested by participants.

87. School Improvement Network

Program: Educational Services

Audience: Educators and Administrators

Dates: 6/21/2022

The CAIU is hosting monthly virtual sessions for any school with CSI, ATSI, or TSI designation located within the IU 15 region. Each session will focus on various learning topics, sharing, networking, panel discussions and/or information for school improvement planning. Sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm - Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and June 21. Each session requires separate registration in order to receive Act 48 credit hours. A Zoom link will be sent to the email address used during registration prior to the session date.