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1. Special Education Consultant Network/Transition Meetings

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

Audience: Special Education Consultants IU13 and District

Dates: 9/7/2016

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.

2. Ed Tech Pool Counsel - Legal Concerns in a 1:1 Environment

Program: Technology Services

Audience: Administrators, IT Staff, Business Managers

Dates: 9/7/2016

This session is for administrators, business managers, and technology staff, and covers an overview of the various thorny legal issues associated with the deployment of 1:1 devices. Issues including student liability for damaged technology, the legality of technology and insurance fees, administrator searches of 1:1 devices, device management concerns and the privacy rights of students, 1:1 devices and software for IEP students, and the legal process needed prior to the adoption of new software or apps. This training is open to any attendee whose district is a member of the Ed Tech Pool Counsel.

3. IMS Focus Group

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Focus Group Members from IU13

Dates: 9/8/2016

The IMS Focus group's mission is to explore the current IMS and research possible changes and additions we can make for the next IMS 3 year phase. The focus group will meet a couple of times to explore all our options and make recommendations for the next IMS 3.0! *BY INVITATION ONLY*

4. Reading Supervisor/Title I Coordinator Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: District Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators

Dates: 9/8/2016

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

5. 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: 9/13/2016

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
8:30 AM Local, State, and National Initiatives & Topics
9:00 AM IU13 Literacy & Humanities Updates
9:10 AM IU13 STEM Updates
9:20 AM IU13 Technology Updates
9:30 AM Elementary/Secondary Round Tables
10:00 AM End of Meeting

6. Creating a Budget for You & Your Family

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 9/14/2016

During this interactive workshop some of the questions that we will address include:

  • -How can I build a manageable and reasonable budget?
  • -Where does retirement savings fit?
  • -How can debt be factored in?
  • What if there is something else that I'm saving for?

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

7. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

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

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 9/14/2016

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.

8. Creating a Budget for You & Your Family

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 9/14/2016

During this interactive workshop some of the questions that we will address include:

  • -How can I build a manageable and reasonable budget?
  • -Where does retirement savings fit?
  • -How can debt be factored in?
  • What if there is something else that I'm saving for?

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

9. Technology Coordinator Meeting

Program: Technology Services

Audience: District Technology Coordinators

Dates: 9/15/2016

Monthly Technology Coordinator Meeting

10. Introduction to the Role of IU Flight Team Members

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

Audience: Current and new IU Flight Team members

Dates: 9/19/2016

Meeting to introduce what the role of an IU Flight Team Member entails.

11. Comprehensive LDC Module Design (Gr. 6-12), School year option, BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Gr. 6-12 Teachers and School Teams' Building Point of Contact

Dates: 9/20/2016 to 3/7/2017

Collaborative school teams comprised of 4-8 educators, who preferably teach the same grade level or course, attend four days of LDC professional development at IU13 to develop and implement one full LDC module taking approximately 2-4 weeks of instructional time. Teachers will design a rigorous task aligned to PA Core and Academic Standards, pinpoint reading, writing, and content focus standards, and design a series of lessons that provide the literacy instruction students need to successfully complete the task. Modules developed will be peer-reviewed using the LDC Peer Review Rubric developed by the Stanford Center of Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), and teachers will receive written feedback on their module design BEFORE field-testing it in their classrooms. Teachers will implement their modules with students, and will return for a collaborative scoring session where they will analyze their student work and use student results to revise their work. Up to two days of onsite technical assistance per team will include LDC talk and walk-throughs with the building/district administrator, planning or debrief sessions with teachers during module implementation, and LDC peer review. See Letter of Understanding (LOU). Lunch will be provided. Pre-Work Prior to Attending Day 1: Introduction to LDC Online Mini-Course (30 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/intro/ldc.1 Pre-Work Prior to Attending Day 2: Introduction to LDC Mini-Tasks Online Mini-Course (45 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/mini-task/mt.1

12. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 9/20/2016

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.

13. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 9/20/2016

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

14. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 9/20/2016

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.

15. Academic Acceleration: Research and Implementation

Program: Gifted and Enrichment Services/ IS

Audience: District Administrators, School Psychologists, Gifted Support Teachers, Regular Education Teachers and Guidance Counselors

Dates: 9/21/2016

Enrichment and/or acceleration are required by Chapter 16: Special Education for Gifted Students. As outlined in the recently published report, A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students, research confirms that acceleration is a highly effective form of intervention for academically capable and/or gifted students. Volume 1 of A Nation Empowered will be included with registration.

Topics to be discussed:



• Research evidence supporting the 20 different forms of acceleration, including grade-skipping, subject-matter acceleration, and dual enrollment



• The impact of acceleration on students' social and emotional development



• Resources to help make decisions about acceleration, including the Iowa Acceleration Scale



• How to implement academic acceleration



• Developing acceleration policies

There will be a charge for anyone who attends, with a discount for 2016-17 Gifted Network members. District teams are encouraged to register in order to maximize effective discussion.

Registration/check-in is 8:00-8:30 AM. Please bring a charged laptop. Lunch will be provided.
This is the final session. Registration is from 8:00-8:30 AM. Please note training location is Willow Street Lions Club, 1730 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, PA 17584.

SESSION GOALS:
- District assessment of current status of 339 document completion
- Sharing among districts related to document status
- Technical assistance and planning time
- Analyzing data and the use of counselor time and resources
- Results reports for developing program goals
- Introduction of template for showcase presentations

17. Collins Writing Program Trainings: Grades 4-12 (4-day series)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Grades 4-12 Teachers of Any Content Area, Reading Supervisors, Instructional Coaches, Principals

Dates: 9/21/2016 to 1/25/2017

Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 is offering four days of training in the Collins Writing Program. All sessions offer specific, practical strategies which help develop students' essential writing and thinking skills in every class in all subject areas from grades 4-12. The Collins Writing Program encourages a consistent approach to evaluating student writing that saves teachers' time and provides students with specific, clear feedback. During every session, there will be time to practice the key strategies of the program so participants can use them immediately. Please bring your laptops. Lunch will be provided. Registration from 8:00-8:30 a.m. All participants will receive a copy of John Collins' book Improving Student Performance. Please bring this book to all 4 days of training. If this training is full, we encourage you to still register on the wait list, and we will be in touch.

18. Comprehensive LDC Module Design (K-5), School year option, BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-5 Teachers and School Teams' Building Point of Contact

Dates: 9/21/2016 to 3/8/2017

Collaborative school teams comprised of 4-8 educators, who preferably teach the same grade level or course, attend four days of LDC professional development at IU13 to develop and implement one full LDC module taking approximately 2-4 weeks of instructional time. Teachers will design a rigorous task aligned to PA Core and Academic Standards, pinpoint reading, writing, and content focus standards, and design a series of lessons that provide the literacy instruction students need to successfully complete the task. Modules developed will be peer-reviewed using the LDC Peer Review Rubric developed by the Stanford Center of Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), and teachers will receive written feedback on their module design BEFORE field-testing it in their classrooms. Teachers will implement their modules with students, and will return for a collaborative scoring session where they will analyze their student work and use student results to revise their work. Up to two days of onsite technical assistance per team will include LDC talk and walk-throughs with the building/district administrator, planning or debrief sessions with teachers during module implementation, and LDC peer review. See Letter of Understanding (LOU). Lunch will be provided. Pre-Work Prior to Attending PD Sessions at IU13: Prior to Day 1: Introduction to LDC Online Mini-Course (30 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/intro/ldc.1 Prior to Day 2: Introduction to LDC Mini-Tasks Online Mini-Course (45 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/mini-task/mt.1

19. Day 1 Ala Carte: Introduction to the Collins Writing Program with John Collins (Grades 4-12)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Grades 4-12 Teachers of Any Content Area, Reading Supervisors, Instructional Coaches, Principals

Dates: 9/21/2016

This session will provide an overview of the Collins Writing Program's Five Types of Writing with a special emphasis on creating effective Type One and Type Two prompts to build writing fluency, critical thinking, and content knowledge. This session will also provide specific lists of writing skills by grade level that are aligned to the PA Core and will demonstrate strategies to teach these skills. Please bring your laptops. Lunch will be provided. Registration from 8:00-8:30 a.m. All participants will receive a copy of John Collins' book Improving Student Performance. If this training is full, we encourage you to still register on the wait list, and we will be in touch. Thank you!

20. 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: 9/21/2016

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.

21. *Invite Only* School District of Lancaster - Teaching the Science of Solar Energy

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

Dates: 9/22/2016

This full-day no-cost workshop, presented by Solar 4R Schools, will appeal to 6th-12th grade educators interested in teaching about renewable energy and conservation, electricity, engineering and design. It will begin with a review of the science, technology and classroom applications of solar energy, and then launch into hands-on activities.

As part of this experience, participants will put together sun ovens, construct and take data from solar circuit using small photovoltaic modules, and build solar cars. The workshop will focus on hot to introduce students to solar energy concepts using engaging, hands-on activities that are strongly NGSS-aligned and incorporate engineering design principles.


Notes:
All attendees will receive access to a regional science kit ($3,500 value)

Lunch is provided

22. Day 2 Ala Carte: Focus on Informative Writing with John Collins (Grades 4-12)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Grade 4-12 Teachers of Any Content Area, Reading Supervisors, Instructional Coaches, Principals

Dates: 9/22/2016

Day 1 or prior training is prerequisite for this training. This session will discuss strategies that use writing to teach academic vocabulary, improve comprehension of nonfiction, and write effective responses to text-dependent analysis prompts. Teachers will learn how to use Type Three and Type Four writing strategies to help students be successful on text dependent analysis prompts. Please bring your laptops. Lunch will be provided. Registration from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Participants should bring John Collins' Improving Student Performance book to this training. If this training is full, we encourage you to still register on the wait list, and we will be in touch. Thank you!

23. PVAAS: Conference with Teachers

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Principals and District Administrators (Act 93 members) who provide supervisory support to teachers and are responsible for teacher evaluation

Dates: 9/26/2016

Learn more about ways you can use PVAAS reports to enhance your conferences with teachers to support their professional growth. This live session will help you differentiate your conferences to provide targeted feedback to each teacher. The session will illustrate ways that you can integrate the conversation about PVAAS teacher-specific reporting into existing conferences with teachers. You will have an opportunity to practice with sample situations of various types of teachers, as well as your own scenarios. The scenarios will emphasize the purpose of conferences as a support to teachers in their work with their current students. Video segments will illustrate techniques to integrate discussions about PVAAS into your work with your teachers.

This session will NOT cover a walk-through of how growth is measured OR a review of PVAAS reporting. Participants should come to this session with a general understanding of PVAAS teacher-specific reporting. Viewing the "Learn Key Reports to Enhance Professional Growth of Teachers" webinar will prepare users for this session. Participants can also use the e-learning modules found within the PVAAS site to enhance their knowledge of growth and PVAAS teacher-specific reports.

Registration is 8:30-9:00 AM; Session begins at 9:00 AM

24. Turnitin & Revision Assistant Demo

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Current Turnitin users AND users who want to learn more about Turnitin.

Dates: 9/26/2016

Join us for this exclusive professional development session, tailored to your needs. Our product experts will offer guidance and strategies for using Turnitin's products to advance instruction and supports the student revision process with targeted, formative feedback. This workshop is for new to Turnitin and experienced to Turnitin.

25. Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) meeting- for coaches NEW to PIIC only

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Coaches that are new to PIIC

Dates: 9/26/2016

New
Note- Please only sign up for this meeting if you are new to PIIC.

This session is designed for coaches who are new to PIIC. New PIIC coaches will explore PIIC's four elements, what coaching is and isn't, and how coaches can enhance their work through the Before, During, and After (BDA) coaching cycle.

26. Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) Networking Meeting- K-12 Coaches and Administrators PIIC DISTRICTS ONLY

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-12 Instructional Coaches and Administrators

Dates: 9/26/2016

***This meeting is for coaches and their administrator(s).***

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.

27. Schoology AMP Demo

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Open to everyone

Dates: 9/26/2016

Learn about Schoology's newest ASSESSMENT addition called AMP. This demo will provide a deep dive of the Assessment Resources learning how to create, share, and publish digital common assessments.

28. Transition Network Meeting-What Does Transition Mean in My Child's IEP?

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

Audience: Parents, Students, Educators, Community Service Providers

Dates: 9/26/2016

Secondary Transition is the process of preparing youth for life after high school. Participants will receive an overview of the general process families will experience when discussing "transition" at IEP meetings.

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

29. LDC Short Module Design (Gr. 6-12) (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Gr. 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, District Administrators, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 9/27/2016 to 12/8/2016

Teachers involved in this introductory 3-day LDC training will design a rigorous task aligned to PA Core and Academic Standards, pinpoint reading, writing, and content focus standards, and design a series of 4-5 mini-tasks (lessons) that explicitly address the focus standards they selected in order to create what LDC calls a "short module." A short module is one that is designed to take approximately one week's worth of instructional time in a teacher's classroom. Teachers will implement their modules with students, and will return for a collaborative scoring session where they will analyze their student work and use it to revise their modules. It is highly recommended that teachers attend in collaborative teams with same grade level or course colleagues. See Letter of Understanding (LOU). Lunch will be provided. Pre-Work Prior to Attending PD Session at IU13: Prior to Day 1: Introduction to LDC Online Mini-Course (30 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/intro/ldc.1 Prior to Day 2: Introduction to LDC mini-tasks Online Mini-Course (45 Minutes) https://ldc.org/courses/mini-courses/mini-task/mt.1

30. How to Buy Your First Home

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 9/27/2016

During this interactive workshop some of the questions that we will address include:

  • -How can I save for a home purchase?
  • -How much should I have for a down payment?
  • -What are the various mortgage options?
  • -What costs should I consider?

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

31. How to Buy Your First Home

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 9/27/2016

During this interactive workshop some of the questions that we will address include:

  • -How can I save for a home purchase?
  • -How much should I have for a down payment?
  • -What are the various mortgage options?
  • -What costs should I consider?

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

32. Secondary Literacy Professional Learning Community_2016-17 Meeting #1

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Literacy Point-of-Contact Members

Dates: 9/28/2016

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.

33. LDC PULSE 2.0 (BY INVITATION ONLY!)

Program: Math Science Partnership/ IS

Audience: Grades 3-8 PULSE 2.0 Teachers, PULSE 2.0 Administrators

Dates: 9/30/2016 to 2/23/2017

New
Teacher participants in PULSE 2.0 are invited to participate in this optional 3-day PULSE professional learning opportunity focused on implementing the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) Framework in STEM. LDC utilizes a backward design approach beginning with the design of a rigorous, content-rich assignment that integrates both reading and writing. For this project, collaborative school teams will explore the STEM literacy skills required as part of their design challenge, and design a short LDC module, 1-2 weeks, to provide instruction for those skills. Students will produce a final written product that responds to each team's design challenge.Participants must attend all three days.

Meeting Times
September 30, 2016, November 4, 2016 and February 23, 2017 (snowdate March 23)
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.)

Notes:
Please bring your laptop
Lunch is provided

34. STARLAB Training

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Dates: 10/4/2016

New
This exciting interactive training session will include basic instruction on ordering the STARLAB from IU13, set-up procedures, and curriculum instructions ranging from basic to more advanced lessons including the Lewis and Clark, ocean currents, and plate tectonics curricula.

35. World Language Advocacy

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: World Language Supervisors, Facilitaors, Lead Teachers

Dates: 10/4/2016

Would you like to join an IU13 World Languages Advocacy group for the purpose of collaborating and creating a culture of advocacy at both the IU and state wide level? Join us for our first organizational meeting.

36. Secondary Science PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 10/4/2016

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.

37. Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) Mini-Task Design Jam

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 10/6/2016

This session is perfect for dipping your toe in the water with LDC! It will provide a more in-depth look at mini-task design for LDC-experienced teachers. Collaborative groups of teachers can also work together to design LDC mini-tasks focused on implementing district literacy frameworks and initiatives (Collins Writing, Step Up to Writing, Reading Apprenticeship, etc.). An LDC mini-task is a small, scorable assignment that addresses a targeted literacy skill. In this 3-hour session, teachers will gain an understanding of LDC mini-task design, learn how to search the LDC mini-task curriculum library for already-developed literacy lessons, and use LDC CoreTools, a collaborative online tool, to design at least one LDC mini-task for use in their own classrooms. Teachers should bring their own laptops. Lunch will be on your own.

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: 10/6/2016

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

39. Nonpublic Student Support Network Meeting

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers, Principals, Counselors, Consultants

Dates: 10/6/2016

New
Sensory Strategies

Participants will receive strategies to work with students on the autism spectrum and students with Asperger's Syndrome who are very sensitive to light, sound, touch, and other sensory stimuli.

40. Technology and Engineering PLC

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

Dates: 10/6/2016

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.

41. Kindergarten Transition Work Group (By Invitation Only)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Dates: 10/7/2016

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

42. 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: 10/11/2016

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
8:30 AM Local, State, and National Initiatives & Topics
9:00 AM IU13 Literacy & Humanities Updates
9:10 AM IU13 STEM Updates
9:20 AM IU13 Technology Updates
9:30 AM Elementary/Secondary Round Tables
10:00 AM End of Meeting

43. 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: 10/11/2016

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: 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 October 8, 2016

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 10/11/2016

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.

45. Secondary Technology Conference -STC, December 7, 2016 - Committee

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: All STC Committee Members

Dates: 10/11/2016

Secondary Technology Conference - STC, December 7, 2016 - Planning Meeting.

46. Elementary Technology Conference -ETC, December 6, 2016 - Committee

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: All STC Committee Members

Dates: 10/11/2016

New
Elementary Technology Conference - ETC, December 6, 2016 - Planning Meeting.

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Elementary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 10/11/2016

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.

48. Secondary Math PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 10/12/2016

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.

49. Psychologists' Network Meeting- Identifying High Functioning Students with ASD

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

Audience: School Psychologists

Dates: 10/13/2016

Carrie Bruey, Psy.D., BCBA, will discuss best practices in assessing students with high-functioning Autism.

50. Elementary STEM PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 10/13/2016

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.

51. 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: 10/14/2016 to 10/17/2016

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 October 11, 2016. 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.

52. Special Education Legal Session for Special Education Administrators

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Special Education Administrators and IU 13 Special Education Supervisors

Dates: 10/17/2016

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.

53. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 10/18/2016

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.

54. How to Succeed in the PDE Educator Effectiveness System as Librarians

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 10/18/2016

Whether you are classified as: Classroom Teaching Professional (82-1) Or Non-Teaching Professional (82-3) Learn right now: 1. How to Navigate the Educator Effectiveness System Process & Timeline 2. What Questions to Ask Your Administrators 2. How to Develop and Assess Measurable Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) 3. What Evidence Demonstrates Effectiveness in the Four Danielson Domains 4. How to Prepare for a Successful Formal Observation or Differentiated Supervision Bring your SLOs and Portfolios to Share & Receive Helpful Advice

55. IMS Focus Group

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Focus Group Members from IU13

Dates: 10/18/2016

The IMS Focus group's mission is to explore the current IMS and research possible changes and additions we can make for the next IMS 3 year phase. The focus group will meet a couple of times to explore all our options and make recommendations for the next IMS 3.0! *BY INVITATION ONLY*

56. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 10/18/2016

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.

57. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

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

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 10/19/2016

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.

58. Technology Coordinator Meeting

Program: Technology Services

Audience: District Technology Coordinators

Dates: 10/20/2016

Monthly Technology Coordinator Meeting

59. Echoes & Reflections: Leaders in Holocaust Education

Program: Social Studies/ IS

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 10/20/2016

Deepen your skills and integrate new resources for your Holocaust teaching with this new program. Delving deeply into selected lessons in the Teacher's Resource Guide, this program examines the primary and secondary sources that comprise the lesson as well as additional resources available on the website. This is a joint program of the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation and Yad Vashem. Please bring your Teacher's Resource Guide provided at the Fall 2015 program if you attended. Registration begins at 9:00am. Lunch is on your own.

60. Social Studies Professional Learning Community Meeting (#1)

Program: Social Studies/ IS

Audience: Social Studies supervisors, department chairs, curriculum coordinators, elementary and secondary social studies teachers

Dates: 10/20/2016

The purpose of the IU13 Social Studies PLC meetings is to give social studies education 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 Light refreshments will be served. Please note that this meeting is not eligible to earn Act 48 hours.

61. Transition Network Meeting-Life Care Planning and Legal Issues and Concerns for Individuals with Disabilities

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

Audience: Parents, Students, Educators, Community Service Providers

Dates: 10/24/2016

For families looking for guidance in understanding the many dimensions of life care planning, this seminar focuses on breaking down the process into specific steps to be able to address the additional complexities involved. Discussion will also be centered on wills, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianship, and government programs for individuals with special needs.

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

62. LDC Module Design Jam

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-12 Teachers from IU13 Member Districts

Dates: 10/27/2016

LDC module design is a recursive process whereby teachers continually revise their modules based upon their implementation experiences and their student results. Whether you are preparing your module for national review or you just need a chunk of LDC module design time, you are invited to join us to gain brief updates on what's new with LDC and engage in module development and revision with feedback from a nationally-endorsed LDC coach. Teachers should bring their own laptops. Lunch will be on your own.

63. Top 10 Principals of Financial Wellness

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 10/27/2016

At this session, we will discuss the top 10 actions that everyone can take to work towards financial independence.

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

64. Top 10 Principals of Financial Wellness

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

Audience: ALL IU13 and School District Employees within the IU13 Service Area

Dates: 10/27/2016

At this session, we will discuss the top 10 actions that everyone can take to work towards financial independence.

Your questions and participation are encouraged.

This session is open to ALL IU13 and School District employees within the IU13 Service Area.

65. 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: 11/1/2016

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 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 October 28 2016

66. Special Education Consultant Network/Transition Meetings

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

Audience: Special Education Consultants IU13 and District

Dates: 11/3/2016

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.

67. Reading Supervisor/Title I Coordinator Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: District Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators

Dates: 11/3/2016

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

68. Psychologists' Network Meeting- "Striving for Distinction"

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

Audience: School Psychologists

Dates: 11/7/2016

At this meeting we will discuss how to excel in our own personal/professional evaluations.

69. 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: 11/8/2016

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
8:30 AM Local, State, and National Initiatives & Topics
9:00 AM IU13 Literacy & Humanities Updates
9:10 AM IU13 STEM Updates
9:20 AM IU13 Technology Updates
9:30 AM Elementary/Secondary Round Tables
10:00 AM End of Meeting

70. Considerations for Implementing LDC with Students with IEPs

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: K-12 Teachers, K-12 Administrators, Instructional Coaches from IU13 Member Districts

Dates: 11/9/2016

In this half-day session, both regular education and special education participants will learn adaptations and modifications relative to students with high incidence disabilities (e.g., SDL, Speech & Language, ES) for use in LDC mini-task instruction and module design. Participants should bring their own laptops. Lunch will be on your own.

71. Transition Network Meeting-Transition Related Topics Everyone Should Know

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

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

Dates: 11/14/2016

This session will provide participants with additional information about the transition process, especially after the student graduates from high school. Information on what agencies to involve when, who should attend the IEP meetings, and the next steps for post-graduation will be addressed.

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

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Elementary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 11/15/2016

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.

73. Tech Media Integrators' Meeting

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 11/15/2016

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.

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 11/15/2016

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.

75. Connected Libraries/ACCESS PA Meetings

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

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

Dates: 11/15/2016

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

76. IMS Focus Group

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Focus Group Members from IU13

Dates: 11/15/2016

The IMS Focus group's mission is to explore the current IMS and research possible changes and additions we can make for the next IMS 3 year phase. The focus group will meet a couple of times to explore all our options and make recommendations for the next IMS 3.0! *BY INVITATION ONLY*

77. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 11/15/2016

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. Deepening LDC Mini-Task Design in Science (Grades 4-12)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Experienced LDC teachers in grades 4-12, science curriculum leaders, administrators, instructional coaches

Dates: 11/16/2016

How do we define literacy in science? How do we teach scientific literacy skills? This full day professional development is intended for science educators and administrators who have previous LDC experience and have implemented LDC modules or mini-tasks (lessons) in science. Participants will examine new Battelle STEM LDC resources focused on teaching scientific literacy skills, engage in Q and A with a panel of scientists working in the Lancaster area to discuss the role of literacy in STEM careers, either design a new or revamp an existing LDC mini-task, and collaboratively analyze student work in light of new LDC rubrics incorporating NGSS concepts.

79. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

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

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 11/16/2016

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.

80. Day 3 Ala Carte: Focus on Opinion and Argument Writing with John Collins (Grades 4-12)

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Grade 4-12 Teachers of Any Content Area, Reading Supervisors, Instructional Coaches, Principals

Dates: 11/17/2016

Day 1 or prior training is a prerequisite for this training. This session will focus on strategies to teach students how to create multi-paragraph opinion and argument essays in all subject areas. There will be a special emphasis on developing clear claim statements, creating reasons to support claims, and using evidence to develop reasons. Please bring your laptops. Lunch will be provided. Registration from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Participants should bring John Collins' Improving Student Performance book to this training. If this training is full, we encourage you to still register on the wait list, and we will be in touch. Thank you!

81. Technology Coordinator Meeting

Program: Technology Services

Audience: District Technology Coordinators

Dates: 11/17/2016

Monthly Technology Coordinator Meeting

82. 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: 11/17/2016

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.

83. Success in Algebra I - Use Data to Inform a Systems Approach to 6-12 Math

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: Principals and District Administrators (Act 93 members) who provide supervisory support to teachers and are responsible for teacher evaluation

Dates: 11/30/2016

Algebra I is universally recognized as the critical path to mathematics and success in high school and post-secondary pursuits. This workshop will focus on the use of data (including PVAAS) as a tool to assess the components of a successful secondary Mathematics program in order to maximize the potential for greater numbers of successful students in Algebra and beyond.

This session will include these components:

Organization - the session will provide an opportunity for each participating LEA to analyze their secondary Mathematics sequences with a lens of multiple windows of entry to Algebra I and reasonable support courses for struggling students

Placement - the session will provide suggestions on how to use PVAAS and other data sources to inform placement decisions both in middle school and high school

Curriculum - the session will detail the curricular implications of acceleration of middle school mathematics to make middle school Algebra I possible

Instruction - the session will review the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Webb's Depth of Knowledge and will suggest concrete ways to incorporate the Standards and raise the DOK level of classroom instruction

Assessment - the session will explore ways to align the style and methods of classroom and school assessment to the state and national assessment system

Registration is 8:30-9:00 AM; Session begins at 9:00 AM

84. Secondary Literacy Professional Learning Community_2016-17 Meeting #2

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Literacy Point-of-Contact Members

Dates: 11/30/2016

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.

85. Elementary Technology Conference

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Elementary Educators, Instructional Coaches, Technology Integrators

Dates: 12/6/2016

The 9th 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.

86. Secondary Technology Conference (STC)

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Secondary Educators, Instructional Coaches, Technology Integrators

Dates: 12/7/2016

The 2nd 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.

87. Nonpublic Student Support Network Meeting

Program: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment/ ECSES

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers, Principals, Counselors, Consultants

Dates: 12/8/2016

New
Trauma Informed Practices

Participants will receive an overview of the biology of trauma and will link it specifically to the big picture of instructional and behavioral practice.

88. Technology and Engineering PLC

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

Dates: 12/8/2016

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.

89. ESL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Meeting

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

Audience: ESL PLC Members

Dates: 12/12/2016

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.

90. Secondary Science PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 12/13/2016

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.

91. Secondary Math PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 12/14/2016

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.

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Secondary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 12/15/2016

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.

93. Technology Coordinator Meeting

Program: Technology Services

Audience: District Technology Coordinators

Dates: 12/15/2016

Monthly Technology Coordinator Meeting

94. Incorporating Spatial Thinking into the Grade 4-8 Classroom

Program: Social Studies/ IS

Audience: Grade 4-8 Teachers

Dates: 12/15/2016

Learn how to use various spatial tools, such as tabletop maps, giant floor maps, and other geography-related resources to help students develop their spatial thinking. Registration begins at 12:00 noon; session starts at 12:30 PM. Lunch is on your own.

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

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: Elementary Instructional Coaches

Dates: 12/15/2016

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.

96. Social Studies Professional Learning Community Meeting (#2)

Program: Social Studies/ IS

Audience: Social Studies supervisors, department chairs, curriculum coordinators, elementary and secondary social studies teachers

Dates: 12/15/2016

The purpose of the IU13 Social Studies PLC meetings is to give social studies education 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 Light refreshments will be served. Please note that this meeting is not eligible to earn Act 48 hours.

97. Elementary STEM PLC Meeting

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

Dates: 12/15/2016

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.

98. IMS Focus Group

Program: Instructional Technology/ IS

Audience: Focus Group Members from IU13

Dates: 12/20/2016

The IMS Focus group's mission is to explore the current IMS and research possible changes and additions we can make for the next IMS 3 year phase. The focus group will meet a couple of times to explore all our options and make recommendations for the next IMS 3.0! *BY INVITATION ONLY*

99. LLVS Advisor/Mentor Meeting

Program: Curriculum and Instruction/ IS

Audience: LLVS Advisors, Institutional Admins, Technical Contact

Dates: 12/20/2016

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.

100. 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: 1/10/2017 to 1/11/2017

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 January 7, 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.

101. Reading Supervisor/Title I Coordinator Meeting

Program: Literacy/ IS

Audience: District Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators

Dates: 1/12/2017

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