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1. SDOL Schoology Train the Trainer (School District of Lancaster Invite Only)

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Invitation Only

Dates: 5/2/2017

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Participants will learn a variety of functions to use Schoology to maximize teaching and learning efficiencies. (This workshop is for SDOL participants only)

2. County Social Workers' Meeting

Program: Focus and Networking Groups for Psych and SEC/ ECSES

Audience: School Social Workers

Dates: 5/4/2017

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Material on topics relevant to the professional development of school social workers will be presented at each of the meetings.

Audience: School Social Workers; School Social Work Assistants; Home and School Visitors

3. Title I-III Consultation Meeting

Program: Nonpublic School Services

Audience: Nonpublic Title I Administrators, District Title I & Title III Coordinators

Dates: 5/4/2017

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This is an annual consultation between nonpublic schools and districts within the IU 13 to review yearly services and present upcoming program plans.

Lunch and conversation at 11:45. Meeting will follow lunch.

4. Nonpublic Student Support Network Meeting

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers, Principals, Counselors, Consultants

Dates: 5/4/2017

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Classroom Management Beyond Clip-Up Clip-Down

This session will extend the lessons learned in Trauma Informed Practices to provide practical strategies for classroom management success.

5. Conrad Weiser Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 5/9/2017 to 5/23/2017

Wait List
The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium ($900 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts).

6. IMS OverDrive Selection Committee (Invitation Only)

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Invitation Only

Dates: 5/9/2017

The committee will continue to select and curate titles for our IU13 IMS OverDrive collection.

7. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 5/9/2017

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

8. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Louder Than Words, How to Intervene with Nonverbal Individuals

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster and Lebanon County public school personnel

Dates: 5/10/2017

PREREQUISITES:
  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be an IU13 employee or public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: Attempting to communicate with an individual who is nonverbal-or who has very limited verbal skills-can be difficult for everyone. Misunderstandings and frustrations are common and sometimes lead to crisis incidents in which the lack of communication results in a potentially explosive situation both for staff and for the nonspeaking person. This program is about how to prevent those frightening crisis moments from happening, and how to address them if they do. A review of the the physical intervention techniques will be conducted.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

COST: $16.00- this fee will also be charged to registrants who fail to notify IU13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

*Notice: workshop may be cancelled if there are less than 12 participants registered three days prior to the event. If cancelled, registrants will be notified via e-mail.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

Registration deadline date is May 7, 2017

9. Ed Tech Pool Counsel - New Technologies

Program: Technology Services

Audience: Administrators, Technology Staff, and Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2017

This presentation will address some of the newest technologies available to school districts including drones, 3-D printers, bots, and smart assistants (like Alexa & Google Home).  We will also discuss where technology may be headed in the next 10 years including the introduction of self-driving vehicles. 

10. Secondary Literacy Professional Learning Community_2016-17 Meeting #4

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Literacy Point-of-Contact Members

Dates: 5/10/2017

IU 13 and local districts will work together to develop programs that will provide on-going support and professional development in the area of secondary literacy. A hot dinner will be provided.

11. PULSE 2.0 Follow-Up STEM Professional Development Day - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Math Science Partnership/ IS

Dates: 5/11/2017

This large-group session brings together PULSE 2.0 teachers and school teams for followup to the PULSE Summer 2016 STEM Institute and continuation of STEM PLC collaboration. Activities will include PLC meetings, instructional technology, content-specific collaborative discussion, and more. Attendance at this meeting is required for PULSE 2.0 participants. IU13 will reimburse districts for substitute costs after the completion of the event.

Participants should bring their laptops.
8:00 AM - Registration/Networking
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Presentation
LUNCH IS PROVIDED!

12. OTDA Spring 2017 Institute for Educators

Program: Organ Tissue Donation Awareness (OTDA)

Audience: Educators, School Nurses, and Administrators

Dates: 5/11/2017 to 5/12/2017

Join us for a FREE institute to learn about organ & tissue donation and exciting ways in which you can incorporate this awareness into secondary school curriculum and activities. This is a professional development opportunity for educators, school nurses, and administrators sponsored by the Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness (OTDA) Project, Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Planned sessions are: showcase of mini-grant recipients' school activities, real life stories of organ donation & receiving, organ donation 101, the amazing advancement of organ & tissue donation in the medical field, mini-grant writing basics, and more! There is no registration fee for the Institute; registration will be from 12-1pm on Thursday, May 11 and the institute will conclude by 5pm on Friday, May 12.

For registrations prior to April 15, complimentary one night's lodging (double occupancy) and breakfast is available. (Registrants indicating a single room will be responsible for the remaining cost of the room. An e-mail will be sent to you requesting your lodging preference single/double/preferred roommate).

Lunch on both days is included for each registrant.

NOTE: Act 48 will be available upon completion of the institute.

Business casual attire.
We have a very exciting coaches’ meeting planned for you for May 16! Please join us at the Lancaster County Career and Technical Center Mount Joy Campus (432 Old Market St. Mount Joy, PA) to explore and discuss coaching around College and Career Readiness through presentation, demonstration lessons, and tours of the campus. All K-12 coaches are invited from 8:30-11:30. We will NOT host a separate secondary meeting in the afternoon, as originally scheduled.

A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided and the CTC’s culinary students will be serving “High Tea” for purchase at their restaurant at 11:30, for anyone interested in staying. The cost for “High Tea” is $15.00 (cash or check only) and you must make a reservation by contacting Greg Henning (ghenning@lancasterctc.edu) as soon as possible. Seating is LIMITED and often reaches capacity. For your planning purposes, the high tea experience will take at least one hour. For more information about High Tea, check out their website: https://lancasterctc.edu/services/infusions-restaurant/.

14. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 5/16/2017

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

15. Federal Programs Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Federal Program Coordinators

Dates: 5/16/2017

New
Monthly meetings with PDE Federal Programs Interim Regional Coordinator Cindy Rhoads. These meetings will go over the latest information affecting federal programs such as:

*Reminders about submitting required information

*Overview of specific requirements

*Any other technical assistance that is needed

16. Special Education Consultant Network/Transition Meetings

Program: Focus and Networking Groups for Psych and SEC/ ECSES

Audience: Special Education Consultants IU13 and District

Dates: 5/17/2017

The Special Education Consultant (SEC) Network is a series of meetings throughout the 2016-2017 school year with the purpose of building capacity in overall special education procedures and practices. Meetings are open to consultants from Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 partner districts as well as IU program consultants. Participants will engage in open forum discussion, explore transition updates and address current issues in the implementation of Bureau of Special Education (BSE) initiatives. Agendas will be co-constructed with participants to customize topics with a focus on best practices for students with IEPs.

17. Reading Supervisor/Title I Coordinator Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: District Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators

Dates: 5/17/2017

Collaborative meeting for Lancaster and Lebanon County District level Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators.

Please note- This meeting is proceeded by a noon luncheon.

18. Early Learning Networking Group

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Kindergarten Transition Coordinators, Primary Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Administrators, Reading Specialists, Coaches

Dates: 5/18/2017

This work group will be about best practices in assessing early learners in a K-12 school system.

19. Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Leadership Collaborative Meeting

Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)/ IS

Audience: Department chairpersons, supervisors, curriculum coordinators, principals, others in STEM Education

Dates: 5/18/2017

The purpose of the IU 13 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Leadership Collaborative Meetings is to give science, technology/engineering, and math leaders an opportunity to:

* Stay informed of the most current information from the PDE and professional organizations, and share that information with colleagues in their school or district

* Partake in collaborative professional learning for building their own capacity to lead

* Serve as a resource for determining regional professional development needs

* Network and engage in collegial dialogue with other "job alike" professionals

Meeting Format

1:00-1:15PM Sign-in and Informal Networking
1:15-2:00PM STEM Updates
2:00-2:15PM Break
2:15-3:00PM Discipline Specific Collaborations

Please note that this meeting does not qualify for Act 48 hours.

20. Medical/Education Coalition-HIPAA and FERPA-How to Promote Open Communication Between Physicians and Educators

Program: Focus and Networking Groups for Psych and SEC/ ECSES

Audience: Physicians, Local Educator Administrator Designees

Dates: 5/18/2017

Join this grass roots movement coalition to bring together the medical and education communities. The overall goal is to increase collaboration and mutual understanding between medical and educational professionals. Working together to identify common concerns across medical and education disciplines will be encouraged. To enhance understanding, education administrators will share current supports which are available for students in schools across Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, as well as contact information for local schools. The final goal will be to generate a list of training topics of interest, as well as identify future steps that can be taken to develop strong, collaborative relationships.

21. Principals' Collaborative Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Elementary and secondary principals, asst. principals, and deans of students of public schools in IU13 region

Dates: 5/23/2017

These meetings are intended to provide leaders of public schools in the IU13 region with an opportunity to: 1) Stay informed of current local, state, and national education initiatives; 2) Share solutions to relevant, school-level issues and concerns; and 3) Network and collaborate with colleagues to build personal capacity to lead.

Please note the new schedule for 2016-17:
8:00 AM - Colleague-to-colleague networking
8:15 AM - Open forum
8:45 AM - Local, state, and national initiatives/topics
9:00 AM - Literacy and humanities updates
9:05 AM - STEM updates
9:10 AM - Technology updates
9:15 AM - Wrap-up/ Final Q&A
9:30 AM - Meeting will end by this time

For more information:

Joey Rider-Bertrand, joey_bertrand@iu13.org, 717-606-1674
Lisa Storhaug, lisa_storhaug@iu13.org, 717-947-1527

22. 24 Challenge Math Competition - 4th/5th Grade

Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)/ IS

Dates: 5/23/2017

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4th and 5th grade students. Districts may send 8 students total, any combination of grades. Nonpublic schools may send a total of 2 students. Each district must send at least one teacher for every 4 students that compete. Nonpublic schools must send one teacher. This teacher will serve as a proctor for the competition.

- $10 per student. Each student will receive a t-shirt.

- Boxed lunches will be provided for students and proctors.

- To complete the registration process for your students, proctors must complete the student participant form via the link provided through an email from Jenn Farmer that you will receive upon completion of your registration here.

23. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 5/23/2017

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

24. 24 Challenge Math Competition - 6th and 7th/8th Grade

Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)/ IS

Dates: 5/24/2017

New
6th, 7th, 8th grade students. Districts may send 8 students total, any combination of grades. Nonpublic schools may send a total of 2 students. Each district must send at least one teacher for every 4 students that compete. Nonpublic schools must send one teacher. This teacher will serve as a proctor for the competition.

- $10 per student. Each student will receive a t-shirt.

- Boxed lunches will be provided for students and proctors.

- To complete the registration process for your students, proctors must complete the student participant form via the link provided through an email from Jenn Farmer that you will receive upon completion of your registration here.

25. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

Program: English as a Second Language (ESL)/ IS

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 5/24/2017

IU13 and local districts will work together to develop programs that will provide on-going support and professional development in the area of English as a Second Language. There is no cost for Consortium districts.

Dinner will be provided.

NON-CONSORTIUM DISTRICTS PLEASE NOTE
- There is a $50.00 fee for each meeting that you attend to cover dinner, materials,and professional development/networking opportunities. Your district will be billed for all of the meetings you attended after the last meeting of the year.

DISTRICTS OUTSIDE OF THE IU13 AREA PLEASE NOTE - There is a $60.00 fee for each meeting that you attend to cover dinner, materials,and professional development/networking opportunities. Your district will be billed for all of the meetings you attended after the last meeting of the year.

26. ESY Multiple Disabilities Bootcamp (All staff working with MDS during ESY, including nurses)

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: MDS ESY Staff Members- including nurses (INVITATION ONLY)

Dates: 5/24/2017

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This session is reserved for staff employed for the IU13 Extended School Year Program (ESY).

This training will give an overview of universal precautions, basic lifting, transfer, and durable medical equipment training. It will also cover the use and programming of switches and communication devices. Katie Schultz- 450-1529.

27. SDOL Schoology Train the Trainer (School District of Lancaster Invite Only)

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Invitation Only

Dates: 5/25/2017

Participants will learn a variety of functions to use Schoology to maximize teaching and learning efficiencies. (This workshop is for SDOL participants only)

28. ESY Autistic Support Bootcamp (All sites except Valley Road)

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Autistic Support ESY Staff Members (INVITATION ONLY)

Dates: 6/12/2017

New
This session is reserved for staff employed for the IU13 Extended School Year Program (ESY).

Participants will learn the verbal operants, errorless teaching procedures, error correction procedures, card sort system, reinforcement and the ABCs of behavior. Data collection forms will be reviewed. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice intensive teaching. For more information contact Katie Schultz- 450-1529.

29. National LDC Peer Review Studio

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Instructional Coaches, K-12 LDC Teacher Leaders, K-12 Administrators, District Administrators

Dates: 6/13/2017 to 6/14/2017

In collaboration with the Literacy Design Collaborative, IU13 will host a 2-day peer review studio focused on applying LDC's peer review rubric developed by the Stanford Center of Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE) to teacher-developed LDC modules. This event is open to LDC teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators who are already familiar with the LDC Framework and seek to deepen their understanding of and their own alignment to the LDC Peer-Review Rubric. By completing the work of the Studio, participants earn the Nationally Trained LDC Peer Reviewer badge. This LDC badge signifies: (1) an ability to design modules that will get stronger results with students; (2) an ability to provide actionable, rubric-aligned feedback to colleagues on their modules; and (3) the beginning of the rubric-calibration work that leads to the Nationally Certified LDC Peer Reviewer badge, which enables practitioners to participate in national LDC peer-review events. Participants should bring their own laptops. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. Breakfast and registration will be each morning from 8-8:30am. *For local IU13 participants, comprehensive LDC Module Design is a prerequisite for participating in this professional development opportunity.

30. National LDC Peer Review Studio for PDE/KtO IU Coaches ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: PDE/KtO LDC Coach Candidates

Dates: 6/13/2017 to 6/14/2017

In collaboration with the Literacy Design Collaborative, IU13 will host a 2-day peer review studio focused on applying LDC's peer review rubric developed by the Stanford Center of Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE) to teacher-developed LDC modules. This event is open to PDE/KtO LDC coach candidates who are already familiar with the LDC Framework and seek to deepen their understanding of and their own alignment to the LDC Peer-Review Rubric. By completing the work of the Studio, participants earn the Nationally Trained LDC Peer Reviewer badge. This LDC badge signifies: (1) an ability to design modules that will get stronger results with students; (2) an ability to provide actionable, rubric-aligned feedback to colleagues on their modules; and (3) the beginning of the rubric-calibration work that leads to the Nationally Certified LDC Peer Reviewer badges, which enable practitioners to participate in national LDC peer-review events. Participants should bring their own laptops. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration (and breakfast) will be from 8-8:30am each morning.

31. Safe Crisis Management (SCM) Refresher ESY Training- Invitation Only

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: IU13 ESY, VREC, ES FAIRLAND SCHOOL AGE STAFF ONLY

Dates: 6/13/2017 to 6/14/2017

INVITATION ONLY: SCHOOL AGE- IU13 Extended School Year (ESY), Valley Road Education Center & ES Fairland staff are welcome.

The Safe Crisis Management (SCM) curriculum provides a comprehensive continuum of prevention, intervention, and post-intervention strategies focusing on: Positive Behavioral Interventions, Proactive Prevention, Proven De-escalation Techniques, a "Last Resort" Physical Intervention System, and Post Intervention Strategies.

Partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or rubber-soled closed toe shoes. For your safety, you will be asked remove jewelry. Lunch will be on your own.

32. Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid/AED Initial Training-ESY Staff Only

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: ESY Staff Only

Dates: 6/15/2017

This session is only available to ESY staff

The purpose of the Adult/Child/Infant CPR course is to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a machine that analyzes the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, gives instructions to deliver a shock to a victim of cardiac arrest.

Lunch is on your own. Participants must be able to perform the skill portion of the training in order to become certified.

A fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of a cancellation at least three days prior to the workshop start date. For session information contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Please feel free to bring a towel, pad, or knee pads for floor activity.

33. PA EbD STEM Institute - EbD Technological Systems

Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)/ IS

Audience: middle school technology/engineering and STEM teachers, EbD partners

Dates: 6/15/2017

Pennsylvania is a member of the Engineering by Design (EbD) Consortium. This membership provides FREE online access to K-12 STEM curriculum, regional professional development opportunities, and an option to upgrade use of EbD by becoming a Network School. This professional development opportunity is an official training for EbD's 8th grade offering - Technological Systems. Participants will learn how to introduce students to systems and processes to develop an understanding of the impact of technology on humans, the environment, an the global community. By investigating systems through their function, design, and development, participants learn how engage students in systems thinking. Please Note: Depending on your school's educational program, this curriculum could also be used in grade 6 or 7 technology/engineering programs.

Registration is 8:00-8:30 (light morning refreshments provided). Training is 8:30-3:30 with a lunch provided from 11:30-12:30.

There is no cost for participants from IU13 STEM Consortium member districts and/or EbD Partners/EbD Network Schools. If not an IU13 STEM Consortium member, EbD Partner, or EbD Network School, the fee is $100 per person.

Please bring a charged laptop or tablet.

34. PA EbD STEM Institute - EbD-TEEMS Grades 1 & 2

Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)/ IS

Audience: teachers of grades 1-2, elementary STEM teachers or coaches, EbD partners

Dates: 6/15/2017

Pennsylvania is a member of the Engineering by Design (EbD) Consortium. This membership provides FREE online access to K-12 STEM curriculum, regional professional development opportunities, and an option to upgrade use of EbD by becoming a Network School. This professional development opportunity is an official training for EbD-TEEMS Grade 1 - Agriculture Around Us, and Grade 2 - Our Environment, Our Health. During this session, participants will increase their understanding of STEM at the elementary level, including STEM content, an integrative approach to STEM, and inquiry and design-based pedagogy. Please note that EbD-TEEMS Grades 1 and 2 curriculum can be used in either grade, or both in the same grade, so it is recommended to attend both halves of the day.

Registration is 8:00-8:30 (light morning refreshments provided). Grade 1 training is 8:30-11:30. Lunch is provided from 11:30-12:30. Grade 2 training is 12:30-3:30.

There is no cost for participants from IU13 STEM Consortium member districts and/or EbD Partners/EbD Network Schools. If not an IU13 STEM Consortium member, EbD Partner, or EbD Network School, the fee is $100 per person.

Please bring a charged laptop or tablet.

35. Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid/AED REFRESHER for ESY Staff Only

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: ESY Staff

Dates: 6/16/2017

This session is for ESY staff only.

Participants are eligible to take the CPR/FA/AED refresher if currently certified with the American Red Cross within the past two years.

The purpose of the Adult/Child/Infant CPR course is to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a machine that analyzes the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, gives instructions to deliver a shock to a victim of cardiac arrest.

Participants must be able to perform the skill portion of the training in order to become certified.

A fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of a cancellation at least three days prior to the workshop start date. For session information contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Please feel free to bring a towel, pad, or knee pads for floor activity.

36. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training *Invitation Only*

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 6/20/2017 to 6/26/2017

The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium ($850 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts.

Conference

37. 24th Annual Education Conference-Todays Learners...Tomorrows Leaders

Program: Annual Education Conference/ ECSES

Dates: 6/20/2017

Today's Learners...Tomorrow's Leaders is this year's 24th Annual Education Conference held at Lampeter-Strasburg High School. Participants should pre-register for one morning and one afternoon session. All participants will automatically be enrolled for the morning Keynote Session upon submission of online registration.

Agenda for the day:

  • 7:45-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30-8:40 Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 8:40-9:40 Keynote - Dr. A. Hasan Davis-"Away from No Way: A Transformational Journey from Juvenile Delinquent to Juris Doctor"
  • 9:40-10:00 Break
  • 10:00-12:00 Morning Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch (provided)
  • 1:00-3:00 Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00-3:30 Complete Evaluations

    For conference questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878 or linda_swisher@iu13.org.


38. Safe Crisis Management (SCM) Initial ESY Training- Invitation Only

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: IU13 ESY, VREC, ES FAIRLAND SCHOOL AGE STAFF ONLY

Dates: 6/21/2017 to 6/23/2017

INVITATION ONLY: SCHOOL AGE- IU13 Extended School Year (ESY), Valley Road Education Center & ES Fairland staff are welcome.

The Safe Crisis Management (SCM) curriculum provides a comprehensive continuum of prevention, intervention, and post-intervention strategies focusing on: Positive Behavioral Interventions, Proactive Prevention, Proven De-escalation Techniques, a "Last Resort" Physical Intervention System, and Post Intervention Strategies.

Partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or rubber-soled closed toe shoes. For your safety, you will be asked remove jewelry. Lunch will be on your own.

39. Valley Road ESY Autistic Support Bootcamp (ONLY Valley Road)

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Autistic Support ESY Staff Members assigned to VALLEY ROAD.

Dates: 6/21/2017

New
This session is reserved for staff employed for the IU13 Extended School Year Program (ESY).

Participants will learn the verbal operants, errorless teaching procedures, error correction procedures, card sort system, reinforcement and the ABCs of behavior. Data collection forms will be reviewed. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice intensive teaching. For more information contact Katie Schultz- 450-1529

40. Are You Smarter Than Your Series? : Ensuring PA Core Standards Alignment with any Reading materials

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-12 teachers, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, and administrators

Dates: 6/22/2017

Regardless of the reading series, novels, or reading materials that are being utilized in classrooms, teachers must ensure that their objectives, assessments, and instruction are aligned to the appropriate grade-level PA Core Standards. In this session, participants will deeply examine grade-level standards and discuss evidence-based instructional practices in order to make sound decisions when implementing any reading program.

*Lunch will be provided. Please bring a laptop and a manual from your reading series or other reading materials you are using.

41. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Initial Training for ESY STAFF

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Employees hired for the ESY Program

Dates: 6/22/2017 to 6/23/2017

This training is reserved for staff hired to work in the IU13 Extended School Year Program (ESY)

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training through Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. is a nationally recognized program designed to teach staff and building level teams to intervene in a safe, non-harmful manner when students become disruptive or violent. Participants will learn preventive techniques, therapeutic physical intervention and prevention assessments.

Attendees must participate in the entire 12 hours of training in order to receive the nationally recognized Crisis Prevention Institute content and certification.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or rubber-soled closed-toe shoes. For your safety, you will be asked to remove jewelry.

Lunch is on your own.

Participation is limited to staff hired to work in the ESY program only.

For more information please contact Heather Scheid at 717-606-1842.

42. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Keypoint Refresher for ESY Staff

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Employees hired for ESY

Dates: 6/23/2017

This training is reserved for staff hired to work in the IU13 Extended School Year Program (ESY)

PREREQUISITES:

  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be a public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: This training will provide an overall review of the Crisis Development model, verbal intervention information and practice using the physical intervention techniques. Discussion around what is and is not working for staff will be the focus through an interactive problem solving process. A review of the the physical intervention techniques will be conducted.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

43. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Understanding Goals, Power, and Relationships

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster County, and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

Dates: 6/28/2017

PREREQUISITES:
  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be an IU13 employee or public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn strategies and techniques to calm people down, defuse tension, and turn around a potentially explosive situation. A review of the the physical intervention techniques will be conducted.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

COST: $16.00- this fee will also be charged to registrants who fail to notify IU13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

*Notice: workshop may be cancelled if there are less than 12 participants registered three days prior to the event. If cancelled, registrants will be notified via e-mail.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

Registration deadline date is June 25, 2017

44. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Initial Training

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster and Lebanon County public school personnel

Dates: 7/5/2017 to 7/6/2017

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training through Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. is a nationally recognized program designed to teach staff and building level teams to intervene in a safe, non-harmful manner when students become disruptive or violent. Participants will learn preventive techniques, therapeutic physical intervention and prevention assessments.

Attendees must participate in the entire 12 hours of training in order to receive the nationally recognized Crisis Prevention Institute content and certification.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or rubber-soled closed-toe shoes. For your safety, you will be asked to remove jewelry.

Lunch is on your own.

Participation is limited to all IU13 employees and Lancaster and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

*Notice: Given the nature of this training, this workshop will be cancelled if there are less than twelve participants registered three days prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, those few registrants will be notified via e-mail.

Registration deadline date is July 1, 2017. Registration fee: $33.00 per person (for materials) Fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

For more information please contact Heather Scheid at 717-606-1842.

45. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Fights at School

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster County, and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

Dates: 7/6/2017

PREREQUISITES:
  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be an IU13 employee or public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn how:

  • - To prevent fights by recognizing and responding to warning signals
  • -To use verbal techniques for early intervention
  • -To identify when and how to use physical restraint to manage extremely violent, combative situations
A review of the the physical intervention techniques will be conducted.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

COST: $16.00- this fee will also be charged to registrants who fail to notify IU13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

*Notice: workshop may be cancelled if there are less than 12 participants registered three days prior to the event. If cancelled, registrants will be notified via e-mail.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

Registration deadline date is July 3, 2017

46. BrainPop Workshop

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Any educator who wants to learn more about BrainPop

Dates: 7/6/2017

New
Welcome to our newest Instructional Media Resource – BrainPop! Learn how to utilize BrainPop to maximize student learning in the classroom. Whether you are assigning videos, quizzes, and activities to complete through your LMS using individual student accounts or if you are showing the primary document resources, Game Up, or other activities in large group, this workshop will provide you with an understanding on how to make the best use of the newest IMS resource for all IU13 districts. This IMS workshop is free for all IU13 districts. Others are welcome to attend with a $50/person fee.

47. BrainPop Make it and Take it

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Any educator using BrainPop

Dates: 7/6/2017

New
This BrainPop Make it and Take it workshop accompanies the morning BrainPop workshop. Take what you have learned in the morning and do a deeper dive to research and investigate on how to best use BrainPop for your classes starting in the fall. While you create, you will have support in the room to help you along the way. There will be no presentation for this Make it and Take it portion. This is a work session for you to complete at your own pace helping to solidify your learning of our newest IMS resource – BrainPop

48. Schoology Level Up Workshop

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Any Schoology Enterprise User

Dates: 7/18/2017

New
This Schoology Level Up workshop is for any Schoology users who want to learn more about the intermediate to advanced features of Schoology such as assigning learning outcomes, setting student completion, creating learning paths, master based learning, badging, and utilizing the portfolio.

Pricing options:

1.No cost for IU13 district members who purchased the value-added Schoology option. Select option 2 Act 48 Hours - (District/Agency IU13)

2. Options 2 Act 48 Hours - $50.00. This is for anyone (district) who did not purchase the value-added Schoology option.

If you are uncertain about your district's Schoology membership please contact ken_zimmerman@iu13.org

49. Gale Cengage Learning- Student Resources in Context and Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: HS Administrators, Specialists, Teachers

Dates: 7/18/2017

New
IU13 Instructional Media Services welcomes our newest resource for all IU13 High Schools - Student Resources in Context and Opposing Viewpoints in Context from Gale Cengage Learning. Come learn how to best use these advanced research databases teaching students literacy and research skills in the process. Understand the Google and O365 integrations so students can save highlights and notes in their preferred Cloud options.

50. Schoology 101 Workshop

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Any Schoology Enterprise Users

Dates: 7/24/2017

New
This session is for anyone using Schoology with a review of the basic features. Learn the difference between courses and groups and how to use them. Best practices of course setup and use will be discussed. The session will end with a dive into resources. COME WITH YOUR LAPTOP and school account information and be prepared to build.

Pricing options:

1.No cost for IU13 district members who purchased the value-added Schoology option. Select option 2 Act 48 Hours - (District/Agency IU13), if you are uncertain about your district please contact ken_zimmerman@iu13.org.

2. Options 2 Act 48 Hours - $50.00. This is for IU13 School Districts who did not purchase the value-added Schoology option.

51. Schoology Make It and Take It

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Any Schoology Enterprise User

Dates: 7/24/2017

New
This Schoology 101 Make it and Take it workshops follows up the Schoology 101 workshop from earlier this morning. This is some dedicated time to build courses and groups with support in the room. This work session is work at your own pace while building your courses for the Fall.

Pricing Options:

1.No cost for IU13 district members who purchased the value-added Schoology option. Select option 2 Act 48 Hours - (District/Agency IU13), if you are uncertain about your district please contact ken_zimmerman@iu13.org.

2. Options 2 Act 48 Hours - $50.00. This is for IU13 School Districts who did not purchase the value-added Schoology option.

52. Adult-CPR-Infant CPR-First-Aid-AED Initial Training-Open to the Public

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Dates: 7/25/2017

The purpose of the Adult/Child/Infant CPR course is to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a machine that analyzes the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, gives instructions to deliver a shock to a victim of cardiac arrest.

Lunch is on your own. Participants must be able to perform the skill portion of the training in order to become certified.

A fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of a cancellation at least three days prior to the workshop start date. For session information contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Please feel free to bring a towel, pad, or knee pads for floor activity.

53. Tobii Dynavox Hands on Workshop-Compass and Communication Software

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: School-Age Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 7/25/2017

New
This session is available by INVITATION ONLY to District and IU13 School-Age Speech-Language Therapists.

Discovery Lab: The Tobii Dynavox Discovery Lab uses lecture and case studies to LEARN about communication, access and education solutions for students with complex needs. Participants will make their way through three interactive lab stations and DO guided hands-on activities. Opportunities to APPLY knowledge in practical ways will be provided. Participants will leave the session with a handful of resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day.

54. Tobii Dynavox Hands on Workshop-Compass and Communication Software

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: School-Age Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 7/25/2017

New
This session is available by INVITATION ONLY to District and IU13 School-Age Speech-Language Therapists.

Discovery Lab: The Tobii Dynavox Discovery Lab uses lecture and case studies to LEARN about communication, access and education solutions for students with complex needs. Participants will make their way through three interactive lab stations and DO guided hands-on activities. Opportunities to APPLY knowledge in practical ways will be provided. Participants will leave the session with a handful of resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day.

55. Independent Reading with Strategic Conferring in the Elementary Classroom

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-6 teachers, instructional coaches, reading specialists, principals

Dates: 7/27/2017

In this workshop attendees will learn why, based on research, intentional independent reading is essential to their classrooms. We will also examine classroom management tips for keeping all levels of students engaged in purposeful independent reading. Last, we will examine the role the teacher plays in systematic conferring during independent reading.

Lunch will be provided.

56. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Establishing Therapeutic Rapport

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster County, and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

Dates: 7/31/2017

PREREQUISITES:
  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be a public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn to recognize the stages involved in developing therapeutic rapport with an individual after a crisis and sharpen the skills needed to complete each stage of this post-intervention process.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

COST: $16.00- this fee will also be charged to registrants who fail to notify IU13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

*Notice: workshop may be cancelled if there are less than 12 participants registered three days prior to the event. If cancelled, registrants will be notified via e-mail.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

Registration deadline date is July 24, 2017

57. Paraeducator Workshop Series-Supporting Students with Challenging Behavior in the Classroom

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: School District and IU 13 Paraeductors

Dates: 8/4/2017

One of the most frustrating parts of teaching can be dealing with challenging behavior from students. In this session, participants will identify common stages of behavior and discuss strategies and interventions that can be implemented at each stage. Both proactive and reactive strategies will be discussed and shared.

Registration will be held from 8:00 am-8:30 am. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

58. Paraeducator Workshop-The Paraeducator's Role in Creating a Positive School Climate-Addressing Bullying in Our Schools

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: District and IU Paraeducators

Dates: 8/4/2017

Research has found that bullying has immediate and long term negative implications for the target, the bully, and the bystanders. This session will focus on recognizing bullying behaviors, understanding the effects of bullying, and responding when bullying behaviors become evident. Participants will learn the important impact of the bystanders in a bullying situation. Through role-playing and discussion, participants will learn strategies to teach student bystanders how to be up-standers instead, therefore empowering the students towards creating a more positive school climate.

Registration will be held from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

59. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training *Invitation Only*

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 8/8/2017 to 8/14/2017

The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium ($850 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts.

60. 3 day series: LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Modules 1-3

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Dates: 8/8/2017 to 8/10/2017

LETRS is a professional development series for K-12 instruction in reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS modules prepare teachers to learn and use any well-designed reading program. Module 1 focuses on why learning to read is so difficult for many students, how reading develops, and what is happening when the reading process does not progress as expected. Module 2 helps the learner understand the phonological processor and its role in learning to read and spell. Module 3 helps the learner understand the orthographic processor and its role in learning to read and spell.

Lunch and the book “LETRS 2nd Edition” By Dr. Louisa Moats, Dr. Deborah Glaser and Dr. Carol Tolman will be provided.

*August 8, 2017 Day 1 LETRS Module 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read

*August 9, 2017 Day 2 LETRS Module 2 – Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology and Phoneme Awareness

*August 10, 2017 Day 3 LETRS Module 3 – Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

61. Day 1 A la carte LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Module 1

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Dates: 8/8/2017

LETRS is a professional development series for K-12 instruction in reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS modules prepare teachers to learn and use any well-designed reading program. Module 1 focuses on why learning to read is so difficult for many students, how reading develops, and what is happening when the reading process does not progress as expected.

Lunch and the book “LETRS 2nd Edition” By Dr. Louisa Moats, Dr. Deborah Glaser and Dr. Carol Tolman will be provided.

*August 8, 2017 Day 1 LETRS Module 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read

62. SIM: Word Mapping Strategy

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Grades 5-12 (students w/ at least 4th grade reading level), Sped., ESL, IST, General Ed. Teachers, Reading Specialists, Consultants, Instr. Coaches

Dates: 8/8/2017

The Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) was developed by the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (KU-CRL) and provides scientifically based and research-validated interventions. This vocabulary and advanced decoding strategy has been designed to help students quickly learn how to figure out meanings of unknown words in paragraphs using meanings of the word parts – prefixes, roots, and suffixes. For more information contact Heather Scheid- heather_scheid@iu13.org, 717-606-1842

63. Creating Historical Thinkers in the Digital Era

Program: Social Studies/ IS

Dates: 8/9/2017

Everything about the way we obtain information has changed in the last decade. Being informed used to mean that you read the paper and watched the evening news. Thanks to 24/7 news coverage, the Internet, and social media, young people are inundated with information, some factual and some fake. In this interactive session, participants will discuss what it means to be an informed citizen in the Digital Era, as well as learn strategies connected to the C3 Framework for Social Studies and The PA Academic History Standards to help students think critically about the primary and secondary sources they encounter both in and out of the classroom.
NOTES:
Please bring a laptop.
Lunch will be provided.
IU13 Social Studies Consortium Members- NO COST
IU13 Non-Consortium Members - $110.00
Non IU13 Organizations - $125.00

64. Day 2 A la carte LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Module 2

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Dates: 8/9/2017

LETRS is a professional development series for K-12 instruction in reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS modules prepare teachers to learn and use any well-designed reading program. Module 2 helps the learner understand the phonological processor and its role in learning to read and spell.

Please note- Day 1 Module 1 is a prerequisite to attend this training.

Lunch and the book “LETRS 2nd Edition” By Dr. Louisa Moats, Dr. Deborah Glaser and Dr. Carol Tolman will be provided.

*August 9, 2017 Day 2 LETRS Module 2 – Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology and Phoneme Awareness

65. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Initial Training

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster and Lebanon County public school personnel

Dates: 8/9/2017 to 8/10/2017

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training through Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. is a nationally recognized program designed to teach staff and building level teams to intervene in a safe, non-harmful manner when students become disruptive or violent. Participants will learn preventive techniques, therapeutic physical intervention and prevention assessments.

Attendees must participate in the entire 12 hours of training in order to receive the nationally recognized Crisis Prevention Institute content and certification.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or rubber-soled closed-toe shoes. For your safety, you will be asked to remove jewelry.

Lunch is on your own.

Participation is limited to all Lancaster and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

*Notice: Given the nature of this training, this workshop will be cancelled if there are less than twelve participants registered three days prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, those few registrants will be notified via e-mail.

Registration deadline date is August 6, 2017. Registration fee: $33.00 per person (for materials) Fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

For more information please contact Heather Scheid at 717-606-1842.

66. Day 3 A la carte LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Module 3

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Dates: 8/10/2017

LETRS is a professional development series for K-12 instruction in reading, spelling, and related language skills. LETRS modules prepare teachers to learn and use any well-designed reading program. Module 3 helps the learner understand the orthographic processor and its role in learning to read and spell.

Please note- Day 1 Module 1 is a prerequisite to attend this training.

Lunch and the book “LETRS 2nd Edition” By Dr. Louisa Moats, Dr. Deborah Glaser and Dr. Carol Tolman will be provided.

*August 10, 2017 Day 3 LETRS Module 3 – Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

67. Paraeducator Workshop Series-Understanding Autism

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: School District and IU 13 Paraeductors

Dates: 8/10/2017

This session will describe Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how it impacts learners. Participants will explore general behavior, sensory, and social skills strategies for use with students with ASD.

Registration will be held from 8:00 am-8:30 am. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

68. Paraeducator Workshop-Strategies and Activities to Support the Five Big Components of Reading Instruction

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: District and IU Paraeducators

Dates: 8/10/2017

This session will begin with a review of information regarding the Five Big Ideas in Reading and how these ideas impact a student's ability to read and comprehend text. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss strategies and explore the various activities that can be used for review. Important skills for improving reading comprehension will be practiced.

Registration will be held from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

69. Autism Academy: An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Dates: 8/11/2017

This interactive, introductory session will provide participants with the skills for working with students with high-functioning autism. Attendees will gain an understanding of the characteristics of these students and their needs related to social cognition, communication, and academic and organizational strategies.

Registration will be held from 8:00 am-8:30 am. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Target Audience: General Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Speech and Language Clinicians, Occupational Therapists, Paraeducators

70. Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid/AED REFRESHER Training-Open to the Public

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Anyone Needing to Renew Their American Red Cross CPR Certification

Dates: 8/14/2017

Participants are eligible to take the CPR/FA/AED refresher if currently certified with the American Red Cross within the past two years.

The purpose of the Adult/Child/Infant CPR course is to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a machine that analyzes the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, gives instructions to deliver a shock to a victim of cardiac arrest.

Lunch is on your own. Participants must be able to perform the skill portion of the training in order to become certified.

A fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of a cancellation at least three days prior to the workshop start date. For session information contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Please feel free to bring a towel, pad, or knee pads for floor activity.

71. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- The Power of Listening

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

Audience: Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster County, and Lebanon County public school personnel only.

Dates: 8/14/2017

PREREQUISITES:
  • ~Current CPI certification.
  • ~Must be a public school employee employed by one of the 22 districts located within the Lancaster-Lebanon service area.

DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn to:

  • -Identify and overcome their own roadblocks to listening
  • -Distinguish various forms of two-way listening and assess the advantages and pitfalls of each approach
  • -Use Empathic Listening as a tool that will enhance rapport with their students
A review of the the physical intervention techniques will be conducted.

Close partner practice of physical techniques is a required component of the training. Please dress casually with sneakers or closed-toe rubber-soled shoes.

COST: $16.00- this fee will also be charged to registrants who fail to notify IU13 of cancellation at least three days prior to workshop start date.

*Notice: workshop may be cancelled if there are less than 12 participants registered three days prior to the event. If cancelled, registrants will be notified via e-mail.

For more information contact Heather Scheid, Phone: (717) 606-1842 / Email: heather_scheid@iu13.org

Registration deadline date is August 11, 2017

72. Adult-CPR-Infant CPR-First-Aid-AED Initial Training-Open to the Public

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Dates: 8/23/2017

The purpose of the Adult/Child/Infant CPR course is to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a machine that analyzes the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, gives instructions to deliver a shock to a victim of cardiac arrest.

Lunch is on your own. Participants must be able to perform the skill portion of the training in order to become certified.

A fee will be charged to any registrant who fails to notify IU 13 of a cancellation at least three days prior to the workshop start date. For session information contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

Please feel free to bring a towel, pad, or knee pads for floor activity.

73. Phonics First Orton-Gillingham Training- Level 1

Program: MTSS Tier 2/3 Literacy/ ECSES

Audience: K--3 General Education teachers & K-5 Resource and Special Education teachers

Dates: 9/11/2017 to 9/15/2017

Phonics First is multisensory Orton-Gillingham Instruction training. Phonics First Level 1 Training is designed for K-3 general education teachers and K-5 Resource and Special Education Teachers.

Lunch is on your own. There will be one hour set aside for lunch.

For more information contact Heather Scheid (717) 606-1842, heather_scheid@iu13.org.

74. Phonics First Orton-Gillingham Training-Primary

Program: MTSS Tier 2/3 Literacy/ ECSES

Audience: K--1 General Education teachers & K-2 Resource and Special Education teachers

Dates: 9/11/2017 to 9/13/2017

Phonics First is multisensory Orton-Gillingham Instruction training. Phonics First Primary Level Training is designed for K-1 general education teachers and K-2 Resource and Special Education Teachers.

Lunch is on your own. There will be one hour set aside for lunch.

For more information contact Heather Scheid (717) 606-1842, heather_scheid@iu13.org.

75. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 9/19/2017

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

76. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 9/19/2017

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

77. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 9/19/2017

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

78. PIIC Regional Coaching Conference: Coaching Forward with Purpose, Practice, and Evidence

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: PIIC coaches from IUs 11, 13, 14, 15, and 29 only

Dates: 9/21/2017

New
*This conference is for PIIC coaches from IUs 11, 13, 14, 15, and 29 only*

The goal of the Regional PIIC Conference is to refine and expand the skills of instructional coaches by broadening knowledge of best practices while deepening understanding and application of the qualities of effective coaching across IU's. Network with coaches from across the region during this day of professional learning to take your coaching a step forward. Discover your purpose, practice your craft, and collect and use evidence to move your coaching forward.

Registration is from 9:00-9:30am and the conference begins at 9:30am.

Lunch will be at your own expense. You are welcome to grab lunch from our on-site cafeteria. Please note that the cafeteria only accepts cash (no credit cards), but there is an ATM located in the cafeteria if needed.

79. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 10/17/2017

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

80. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 10/17/2017

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

81. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 11/21/2017

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

82. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 11/21/2017

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

83. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 11/21/2017

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

84. Elementary Technology Conference

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Elementary Educators, Instructional Coaches, Technology Integrators

Dates: 12/12/2017

The 10th Annual ETC is designed for K-6 classroom teachers. Come join your colleagues as they share ways to engage your students with technology-rich lessons and ideas. Choose from over 32 sessions on instructional best practices to new Web 2.0 tools and more!! Lunch will be provided.

85. Secondary Technology Conference

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Secondary Educators, Instructional Coaches, Technology Integrators

Dates: 12/13/2017

The 3rd Annual Secondary Technology Conference is designed for 7th-12th classroom teachers. Come join your colleagues as they share ways to engage your students with technology-rich lessons and ideas. Choose from over 32 sessions on instructional best practices to new Web 2.0 tools and more!! Lunch will be provided.

86. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 12/19/2017

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

87. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 1/16/2018

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

88. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 1/16/2018

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

89. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 1/16/2018

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

90. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 2/20/2018

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

91. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 3/13/2018

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

92. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 3/13/2018

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

93. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 3/13/2018

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

94. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 4/17/2018

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

95. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 4/17/2018

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

96. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Media Specialists, Librarians

Dates: 5/15/2018

Monthly meetings will provide school district technology and media staff with a forum for training and sharing in the uses of technology and media in curriculum and instruction. These collaborative meetings will focus on participant needs and initiatives.

97. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 5/15/2018

As a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions, it is important that those participating in the role of Advisor/Mentor to students meet on a regular basis to share ideas, challenges, updates, etc.

98. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians - all Elementary, Middle, & High School

Dates: 5/15/2018

These POC collaborative meetings are for Lancaster and Lebanon County library stakeholders, including AccessPA member libraries, for the purpose of providing pertinent information concerning technology tools, ethical and legal issues, and professional development opportunities. In addition, time will be devoted for new learning and exploration for the integration of IMS and other tools/strategies supporting all content area curricula

99. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 5/17/2018 to 5/24/2018

The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium. ($900 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts.)

100. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 6/19/2018 to 6/26/2018

The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium. ($900 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts.)

101. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 8/8/2018

The Hybrid Learning training will give participants an overview of the rotational model. The training is free of charge for districts in our Hybrid consortium. ($900 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts.)