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1. Final Chapter 339 Mandate Training and Presentation Showcase - SECOND SESSION (by invitation only)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Dates: 3/23/2017

Starting Today
Register for this final Chapter 339 Mandate training, followed by a Presentation Showcase of the K-12 Guidance Plans developed over the past year by the school districts listed below. Representative(s) from each of these districts are required to attend the day of their district's scheduled presentation. Attendance at the first Showcase Event (March 6, 2017) is optional; please register for the first event separately.

Session Goals:
- Final technical assistance training
- Updating and sustaining the plan
- Showcase of each district's 339 plan

Today's Presentation Showcase schedule:
10:00 AM Lancaster County CTC
10:30 AM Conestoga Valley SD
11:00 AM Donegal SD
11:30 AM Hempfield SD
1:00 PM Warwick SD
1:30 PM Ephrata Area SD
2:00 PM Columbia Borough SD

Lunch will be served. Please address questions to Karen Capriotti at karen_capriotti@iu13.org. Thank you.

2. Gifted Network Meeting: Networking / Support / Discussion

Program: Gifted and Enrichment Services/ IS

Audience: 2016-17 IU13 Gifted Network members; Gifted Support teachers

Dates: 3/23/2017

Starting Today
Time with Gifted Network colleagues is valuable whether you are a new gifted support teacher or a teacher with experience to offer. Teachers often request time to collaborate with job-alike groups on GIEP goal writing. For this morning session, please bring information on at least one current GIEP, including PLEP data. If you use a tool/document for gathering PLEP data/information from regular education teachers and/or parents, please bring that in hard or electronic format for use in discussions. Elementary and secondary groups can be arranged for effective collaboration. We will also take time for updates from PDE and ODR. We can also gather questions for the afternoon session on underachievement and overachievement.

3. Guiding Gifted Underachievers & Overachievers: Helping Them Rediscover Their Love of Learning

Program: Gifted and Enrichment Services/ IS

Audience: 2016-17 IU13 Gifted Network members; Gifted Support teachers

Dates: 3/23/2017

Wait ListStarting Today
Gifted underachievers and overachievers may seem dissimilar at first glance; yet they share some common underlying characteristics. Their behavior is often drive by fear. They have abandoned their love of learning. They avoid taking academic risks. They are influenced by others' expectations - and are either compliant or rebellious. How can teachers guide such seemingly different students overcome these roadblocks and help them rediscover the joy they once felt toward learning? This workshop will explore some of the causes of underachievement and overachievement, along with strategies that have worked. Come prepared with questions, ideas, and case examples, and we will work as a group to find solutions.

4. Discovery Education - STEM Connecting the Dots

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: K12 Central Office, Building and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 3/24/2017

Starting Soon
STEM is not just teaching about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics but the culture that needs to be cultivated to help create a problem solving, creative, critical thinking workforce for tomorrow. During this Academy, Discovery Education will expand your thinking to embrace STEM beyond those subjects, and beyond your classroom walls.

This professional development provides:

An intense focus on instructional practices to successfully apply a STEM Philosophy in your classroom, school or district.

A dive into what these practices look like and how to build them into the curriculum to maximize student engagement and achievement.

STEM instructional strategies connected to the demands of state standards.

Action steps for immediate application learning.

To register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discovery-education-stem-academy-co-hosted-with-iu13-iu12-iu15-tickets-31417798481

If requesting ACT 48 credits:

First, please enroll at the above web address, then to request ACT 48 credit, click on the button on the bottom of this page.

Notes:
No Cost
Certificate of Attendance (6 hours of professional development)
60-day free trial to Discovery Education Science and Math Techbook and Streaming Plus.
Breakfast and Lunch are provided.

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

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: School District and IU 13 Paraeductors

Dates: 3/29/2017

Wait ListStarting Soon
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 3:30 pm-4:00 pm. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

6. Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid/AED INITIAL Training-District Personnel-Open to Public

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: All residents of Lancaster and Lebanon counties

Dates: 4/4/2017

This session is not available to IU 13 staff. IU 13 staff interested in attending this session please register under the District Catalog tab.

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.

7. Autism Academy-Assistive Technology and Apps for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: General and Special Educators, School Administrators, Special Ed. Consultants

Dates: 4/4/2017

Participants will explore the use of technology (including mobile devices/tablets) that assists students with autism spectrum disorder to access curriculum, communicate, and demonstrate knowledge in the classroom.

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.

Audience: General Educators, Special Educators, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Speech and Language Clinicians, Paraeducators, Parents, Administrators

8. Ed Tech Pool Counsel Consultation Session

Program: Technology Services

Audience: Administrators, Business Managers, Guidance Staff, Technology Staff, Librarians, Public Relations Staff, Teachers

Dates: 4/4/2017

During this session members can discuss ongoing questions or issues about what is happening in their districts. The topics covered will be determined by the attendees.

9. Autism Academy-Acting Antics

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: District and IU Itinerant AS Staff and Special Education Consultants

Dates: 4/4/2017

This highly interactive workshop will focus on integrating theater games and movement activities into the educational environment. The presenters will demonstrate how social skills, behavior, and many other aspects of life are related to acting. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and shoes and be prepared to act and participate in a variety of activities.

Registration will be held from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee.

Audience: General and Special Educators, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Speech and Language Clinicians, Paraeducators, Parents, Administrators

For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

10. Secondary Math PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 4/4/2017

The purpose of the IU13 Secondary Math Meetings is to give secondary mathematics educators 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

* Engage in collegial professional development activities for the purpose of building their own capacity to strengthen standards aligned systems at the classroom, building and district levels

* Serve as a collaborative resource for regional professional development activities

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

Dinner Meeting Times

4:00-4:30PM Light dinner and networking
4:30-5:30PM PLC Meeting
Please note that this meeting is not eligible for Act 48 hours.

11. Secondary Science PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 4/4/2017

The purpose of the IU13 Secondary Science Meetings is to give secondary science educators 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

* Engage in collegial professional development activities for the purpose of building their own capacity to strengthen standards aligned systems at the classroom, building and district levels

* Serve as a collaborative resource for regional professional development activities

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

Dinner Meeting Times

4:00-4:30PM Light dinner and networking
4:30-5:30PM PLC Meeting
Please note that this meeting is not eligible for Act 48 hours.

12. Elementary STEM PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 4/5/2017

The purpose of the IU13 Elementary PLC Meetings is to give elementary STEM educators 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

* Engage in collegial professional development activities for the purpose of building their own capacity to strengthen standards aligned systems at the classroom, building and district levels

* Serve as a collaborative resource for regional professional development activities

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

Dinner Meeting Times

4:30-5:00PM Light dinner and networking
5:00-6:00PM PLC Meeting
Please note that this meeting is not eligible for Act 48 hours.

13. County Social Workers' Meeting

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

Audience: School Social Workers

Dates: 4/6/2017

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

14. Technology and Engineering PLC

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

Dates: 4/6/2017

The purpose of the IU13 Technology and Engineering Meetings is to give technology and Engieering educators 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

* Engage in collegial professional development activities for the purpose of building their own capacity to strengthen standards aligned systems at the classroom, building and district levels

* Serve as a collaborative resource for regional professional development activities

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

Dinner Meeting Times

4:00-4:30PM Light dinner and networking
4:30-5:30PM PLC Meeting
Please note that this meeting is not eligible for Act 48 hours.

15. Psychologists' Network Meeting- GO-TO MEETING

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

Audience: School Psychologists

Dates: 4/7/2017

This meeting will be via Go-To Meeting. Registrants will receive the link to connect to the session prior to the start date. Please update your email in My Learning Plan to ensure you receive the link.

Conference

(Same event offered 4/24/17, with minor breakout session change)

Join us for this morning of exploring ideas and expanding skills as we strive for excellence in our daily lives! Will you discover a new approach to your work? A new understanding of yourself or others? A new strategy to meet a challenge? Opportunities abound at this event designed specifically for educational office professionals.

Our keynote presentation - "Supporting Transgender Students" by Karen McConnell - will help us all learn what it means to be a transgender student in school today. The session will explore the changing legal landscape with regard to gender identity and gender expression. Finally, the session will highlight best practices in supporting all students.

Following this timely and informative kickoff to the day, continue with your self-selected breakout sessions to focus the rest of your morning on building the valuable skills and exploring the relevant, timely topics best suited to you! Explore, Expand, Excel ... and Enjoy!

Schedule:

• 7:45-8:15 AM - Registration and morning refreshments

• 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Program

• 12:15 PM - "Grab and Go" lunch after the event to enjoy on site or to take along

Please follow your district's policy for event registration. Billing will occur after the event to each attendee's district/CTC.

Please contact Sue Frederick (Susan_JFrederick@iu13.org, 717-606-1655) with any questions.

17. Thinking Big-Extending Learning

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Preschool Teachers

Dates: 4/10/2017

See how to turn themes emerging in children’s play into in-depth learning opportunities. This program shows how children represent their ideas through a variety of art media and how documentation can extend a project and make children’s learning visible. Participants will view a 22 minute video, participate in a discussion, and apply the content to their classrooms.

18. 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: 4/11/2017 to 4/12/2017

Wait List
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 April 8, 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.

19. CRA (Concrete Representational Abstract) Fractions Day

Program: Nonpublic School Services

Audience: Grades 3-8 Classroom Teachers

Dates: 4/11/2017

This professional development opportunity will support teachers' learning and implementation of the Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction, a research-based instructional practice, to teach fractions. Teachers will experience CRA as both a teacher and a learner.

20. Special Education Legal Session for Special Education Administrators

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Special Education Administrators and IU 13 Special Education Supervisors

Dates: 4/12/2017

New
Special education administrators and IU13 supervisors will be provided answers to key special education questions submitted to Andy Faust, in advance, for the purposes of informing local practice and reducing district's legal liability in delivering special education services. Andy Faust is a partner in the education law firm of Sweet, Stevens, Katz, and Williams. He has represented public school entities throughout Pennsylvania in special education and civil rights litigation since 1986, appearing at every level of the state and federal judiciary and in hundreds of administrative due process proceedings. He has spoken widely on special education, student services, and civil rights to audiences of educators, attorneys, college students, and parents and has appeared as an expert witness on special education.

21. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

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

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 4/12/2017

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.

22. Designing Quality Elementary School Schedules

Program: Leadership

Audience: School Counselors, Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 4/18/2017

The creation of an effective school schedule is a key component of every elementary principal's work. While many different personnel should be involved in the process, to delegate this responsibility is to abdicate the role of instructional leader. Based upon 40+ years of experience working in schools across the country, Dr. Michael D. Rettig, professor emeritus from James Madison University, founder of School Scheduling Associates, and co-author of Elementary School Scheduling: Enhancing Instruction for Student Achievement (Eye on Education, 2008), will outline problems which have been identified with typical elementary school schedules, related general principles for effective elementary school scheduling, provide a process for creating quality schedules, and share examples and templates. In addition during this session, Dr. Rettig will also share the basics of parallel block scheduling, a model of school-time organization that strives to accomplish many goals.

Registration/check-in begins at 8:00 AM. Session is 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM; lunch will be provided.

23. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- How to Set Limits with Students

Program: Behavior, Safe Schools, and Culture/ ECSES

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

Dates: 4/18/2017

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 new verbal de-escalation techniques as well as review previously learned material. 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 April 15, 2017

24. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 4/18/2017

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.

25. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 4/18/2017

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.

26. CRA (Concrete Representational Abstract) Integers and Equations Day

Program: Nonpublic School Services

Audience: Grades 5-8 Classroom Teachers

Dates: 4/18/2017

This professional development opportunity will support teachers' learning and implementation of the Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction, a research-based instructional practice, for the topics of integers and equations. Teachers will experience CRA as both a teacher and a learner.

27. Scheduling Strategies for Middle and High Schools

Program: Leadership

Audience: School Counselors, Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Coordinators

Dates: 4/19/2017

Dr. Michael D. Rettig, professor emeritus from James Madison University, founder of School Scheduling Associates, and co-author of Scheduling Strategies for Middle Schools (Eye on Education, 2000), and co-author of Block Scheduling: A Catalyst for Change in High Schools (Eye on Education 1995) will review a variety of unique middle and high school scheduling plans. After a discussion of eight key questions that must be answered before creating a middle or high school schedule, a variety of possibilities will be presented. Special emphasis will be given to designing schedules that included structured time for intervention and enrichment (I/E), which often is necessary for optimal implementation of Response to Intervention. Scheduling and organizational issues related to the I/E period will be addressed in detail.

Registration/check-in begins at 8:00 AM. Session is 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM; lunch will be provided.

28. Raising the Bar for Learning with Technology

Program: Leadership

Audience: Public and Nonpublic school administrators

Dates: 4/19/2017

New
In a world that’s constantly changing, how do educators give students the best learning experiences right now so that they’re prepared for an uncertain future? Join us for a special presentation by Brent Frey, Apple’s national Director or Education Development, and hear how schools can best leverage technology to create compelling opportunities for learning. Topics include:


• Are the skills that have been most important in the past still relevant today?


• What are the key indicators we can use to better predict the jobs of the future, the desired skill sets, and how success will be defined?


• How do we raise the bar in our classrooms to make sure our students are well-prepared for these new opportunities?

* This is a special meeting with keynote speaker, Brent Frey, prior to the Reinventing Learning Showcase.

29. Technology Coordinator Meeting

Program: Technology Services

Audience: District Technology Coordinators

Dates: 4/20/2017

Monthly Technology Coordinator Meeting

30. Federal Programs Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Federal Program Coordinators

Dates: 4/20/2017

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

31. Edcamp Lancaster

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Dates: 4/22/2017

Calling all Eastern PA (Lancaster greater area) All Educators who are passionate and want to share ideas, questions, skill, and enthusiasm about teaching and learning with other like minded enthusiasts!This is an unconference where sessions will be developed on the day of the event by those who participate. All registrations must be submitted via this Eventbrite link: Edcamp Registration 2017.

* Please note that if you would like to receive ACT 48 credit for this activity you will also have to register in My Learning Plan.*


Conference

(Same event offered 4/10/17, with minor breakout session change)

Join us for this morning of exploring ideas and expanding skills as we strive for excellence in our daily lives! Will you discover a new approach to your work? A new understanding of yourself or others? A new strategy to meet a challenge? Opportunities abound at this event designed specifically for educational office professionals.

Our keynote presentation - "Supporting Transgender Students" by Karen McConnell - will help us all learn what it means to be a transgender student in school today. The session will explore the changing legal landscape with regard to gender identity and gender expression. Finally, the session will highlight best practices in supporting all students.

Following this timely and informative kickoff to the day, continue with your self-selected breakout sessions to focus the rest of your morning on building the valuable skills and exploring the relevant, timely topics best suited to you! Explore, Expand, Excel ... and Enjoy!

Schedule:

• 7:45-8:15 AM - Registration and morning refreshments

• 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Program

• 12:15 PM - "Grab and Go" lunch after the event to enjoy on site or to take along

Please follow your district's policy for event registration. Billing will occur after the event to each attendee's district/CTC.

Please contact Sue Frederick (Susan_JFrederick@iu13.org, 717-606-1655) with any questions.

33. To See Takes Time-Learning from Children's Theories

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Preschool Teachers

Dates: 4/24/2017

Learning becomes meaningful for children and adults when we take up their interests and guide them through in-depth project work. Learn with teachers inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach as they probe to find the children’s questions and theories and offer a range of art media and experiences to explore their ideas and involve families. In addition to watching a 28 minute video, participants will discuss possible applications of the project approach to their classrooms.

34. Transition Network Meeting-Disability Awareness

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

Audience: Parents, Students, Educators, Community Service Providers

Dates: 4/24/2017

Many individuals are unsure if they want to disclose their disability to their employer or post-secondary education placement. The Disability Empowerment Center will present and provide information about disability disclosure and how to properly disclose a disability.

Meetings will be offered online through Zoom. Please go to www.iu13.org under the Transition page for more information.

Onsite childcare will be provided. Please call prior to attending the meeting.

Contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878 or linda_swisher@iu13.org with questions.

Audience: Parents, Students, Teachers, Consultants, Support Staff, Job Trainers

35. Paraeducator Workshop-Making the Abstract Concrete-The CRA Math Strategy

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: District and IU Paraeducators

Dates: 4/26/2017

Students learn math in many different ways. One strategy that many are using in classrooms today is called CRA: Concrete-Representational-Abstract. Structuring consistent models and language across the representations is a key part of the planning and implementation of this process. Participants will experience CRA and develop the opportunity to learn and implement the Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction, a research-based instructional practice in their classrooms in the areas of place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Registration will be held from 3:30 pm-4:00 pm. Districts outside of the IU 13 region-$50.00 fee. For questions, please contact Linda Swisher at (717) 606-1878.

36. Google Summit 2017: Hosted by PA Intermediate Units 12, 13 and 15

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Dates: 5/1/2017

We invite you to join PA Intermediate Units 12, 13, and 15 for our second Google Summit 2017. This year's summit will be held at the Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 in New Oxford, PA. This day-long event features Google Apps for Education promoting K-12 student learning. Participants will choose from a variety of sessions provided by classroom educators, instructional coaches/integrators, and administrators. Google Summit Information can be located at this link: Google Summit 2017

37. County Social Workers' Meeting

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

Audience: School Social Workers

Dates: 5/4/2017

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

38. Title III Consortium and ESL Administrator PLC Meeting

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

Audience: Title III Consortium and ESL Administrators

Dates: 5/4/2017

The purpose of the IU13 Title III Consortium English as a Second Language (ESL) Professional Learning Community is to give ESL teacher leaders in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties an opportunity to:

-Keep up to date on the most current information from PDE and ESL professional organizations
-Share that information back in their home district
-Serve as a collaborative resource for regional IU13 professional development activities and events, some of which are either partially or fully funded by the IU13 Title III Consortium
-Engage in collegial book studies and professional development activities
-Assist with building capacity about ESL programming and instruction in their home schools/districts

This meeting will be followed by the Title I/Title III Collaboration Meeting and luncheon with Nonpublic Schools.

39. Nonpublic Student Support Network Meeting

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers, Principals, Counselors, Consultants

Dates: 5/4/2017

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.

40. Conrad Weiser Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

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

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 ($900 per day per district for employees of non-Hybrid districts).

41. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

Program: Online and Hybrid Learning/ IS

Dates: 5/9/2017 to 5/16/2017

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.

42. 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.

43. 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

44. 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

45. Ed Tech Pool Counsel - New Technologies

Program: Technology Services

Audience: Administrators, Technology Staff, and Teachers

Dates: 5/10/2017

New
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. 

46. 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.

47. 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. Complimentary one night's lodging (double occupancy) and breakfast along with lunch on both days are included for each registrant. 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).

NOTE Act 48 will be available upon completion of the institute. Act 58 (for school nurses) will be available pending approval. Business casual attire.

48. Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) Networking Meeting- ELEMENTARY Coaches PIIC DISTRICTS ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Elementary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/16/2017

PIIC Coaches Meetings are aimed at connecting instructional coaches to:

1. Learn from and with peers

2. Gain support from other PIIC coaches and PIIC mentor

3. Share issues, concerns and solutions

Each meeting will include networking, professional development, and IU updates. Please bring your own computer to each meeting.

Inclement Weather Information- In the event that IU13 is closed, having a delayed start, or dismissing early, announcements will be communicated on the IU13 website (www.iu13.org, click on "Weather Delays/Cancellations), as well as listed on the following TV stations: WGAL-8, ABC-27, CBS-21 and FOX 43. Please note that the IU13 website will provide more detailed information regarding the specific events.

49. 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.

50. Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) Networking Meeting- SECONDARY Coaches PIIC DISTRICTS ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/16/2017

PIIC Coaches Meetings are aimed at connecting instructional coaches to:

1. Learn from and with peers

2. Gain support from other PIIC coaches and PIIC mentor

3. Share issues, concerns and solutions

Each meeting will include networking, professional development, and IU updates. Please bring your own computer to each meeting.

Inclement Weather Information- In the event that IU13 is closed, having a delayed start, or dismissing early, announcements will be communicated on the IU13 website (www.iu13.org, click on "Weather Delays/Cancellations), as well as listed on the following TV stations: WGAL-8, ABC-27, CBS-21 and FOX 43. Please note that the IU13 website will provide more detailed information regarding the specific events.

51. 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.

52. 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.

53. 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.

54. 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.

55. Medical/Education Coalition-HIPPAA 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

New
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.

56. 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

57. 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.

58. 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.

59. 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: 6/12/2017 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.

60. 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.

61. 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.

62. 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.

63. 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.

64. 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.

65. 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.

66. 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.

67. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

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

68. 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.


69. 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.

70. 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.

71. 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

72. 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

73. 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.

74. 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

75. 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.

76. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Refresher- Reading, Writing, Weapons

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 prevent or detect weapons in schools
  • -To increase personal safety in the school environment
  • -What to do if confronted by a student with a weapon
  • -What to include in school policies addressing the issue of weapons
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 29, 2017

77. Hybrid Learning 3-day Training

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.

78. 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

79. 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

80. 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

New
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

81. 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

82. 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

83. 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.

84. 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

85. 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

86. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 9/19/2017

New
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.

87. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 9/19/2017

New
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

88. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 9/19/2017

New
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.

89. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 10/17/2017

New
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.

90. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 10/17/2017

New
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: 11/21/2017

New
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: 11/21/2017

New
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: 11/21/2017

New
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. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 12/19/2017

New
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.

95. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 1/16/2018

New
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.

96. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 1/16/2018

New
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

97. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 1/16/2018

New
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. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 2/20/2018

New
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.

99. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 3/13/2018

New
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.

100. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 3/13/2018

New
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

101. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 3/13/2018

New
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.