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1. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 1/22/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 AM

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Bi-Monthly Charter School Meeting on 1/22/20 REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 CHARTER SCHOOL MEETINGS

2. TaC Coaching Network

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: CCIU staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role.

Dates: 1/22/2020

Meeting Times: 1/22; 8:30-3:30, sign in begins at 8:00

Location: 304/305

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The CCIU TaC Coaching Network meetings provide opportunities for CCIU TaC staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role to hone their coaching skills and reflect on their coaching practices.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

3. Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Sequence of Instruction: Fractions

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 1/23/2020

Meeting Times: 1/23/20; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

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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 fractions. Participants will experience CRA as both a teacher and a learner. Teaching through a concrete-representational-abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction supports students' learning and understanding of mathematical concepts and procedures. The CRA sequencing of instruction is evidenced to be an effective instructional practice. Structuring consistent models and language across the representations is a key part of the planning and implementation process.

During this session, participants will:
- Describe and model the components of the CRA sequence of instruction for operations with fractions.
- Understand the progression of fractions across grade levels.
- Develop skills necessary to instruct students on fractions using a CRA sequence of instruction.

AUDIENCE: Regular education teachers, teachers with inclusive settings and teachers of students with disabilities. Also appropriate for Math Coaches, Math Specialists, Special Education Coordinators/Supervisors, Curriculum Directors, Administrators. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

4. Successful Literacy Strategies for Reading and the Content Areas (Online)

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 1/24/2020 to 2/24/2020

Meeting Times: Online

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This course will provide over 100 strategies each with directions, models, and templates to design effective lessons that scaffold learning strategies with literacy enrichment for every student. When to use the strategy, in what grouping, with narrative or expository material, and the skill areas focused on will be addressed. Graphic organizers and enrichment materials will receive a special emphasis with opportunities provided for developing several tied into the techniques. The activities will be integrated into the PA Academic Standards. Cost includes a $35 materials fee. Materials will be mailed ahead of time. Totally online.

5. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 1/28/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 SEAC MEETINGS - 1/28/20

6. Brain Compatible Strategies and Materials to Enhance Learning (online)

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 1/31/2020 to 2/17/2020

Meeting Times: Online

This course will focus on strategies, activities, and materials that teachers can implement to address what the brain needs to maximize learning. Strategies and activities will be studied and presented by both the instructor and students. Lessons incorporating the strategies will be written. All participants will receive a book on brain compatible activities and materials needed for the development of projects. A $35 book and materials' fee is included in the registration. Material will be mailed a few days ahead of the beginning of the class.

7. Gifted Services that Positively Impact Student Achievement - Act 45

Program: Online Act 45 Programs

Audience: Administrators and Supervisors

Dates: 2/3/2020 to 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: The program is fully online

Location: This program is fully online

*** Enroll and start program February 3, 2020***

This program is fully online, self-paced with limited facilitation.


This course will examine the legal responsibilities of school districts to support gifted students through the exploration of Chapter 16 regulations and timelines, gifted service delivery options of acceleration and enrichment, mediation and due process procedures, and gifted case law. Various screening and identification protocols will be investigated to determine the appropriateness of various assessments in determining giftedness.

Administrators will also be:
- Engaged in the appropriate development of each of the components of the GIEP (gifted individualized education plan)
- Required to compare the GIEP process and components with the IEP process and components.
- Engaged in learning to differentiate for the gifted student in the regular education classroom through the comparison of best practices in instruction and the research compiled on the effectiveness of each practice for gifted students.
- Develop walk- through criteria for teacher observation of effective differentiation for gifted students after researching existing teacher evaluation protocols.

Completion requirements
A culminating project comprised of an impactful and realistic action plan for your school or school district.

Key Details
- Program is housed in the EduPlanet21 environment
- After completing this registration step, participants will receive a link to join the EduPlanet21 environment where all program work will take place.
- Enrollment for this program will be open through May 1, 2020
- All work for this program must be completed by June 15, 2020

Drop policy Course fee is non-refundable once coursework has begun.

8. Technology Leadership that Increases Student Achievement, Act 45

Program: Online Act 45 Programs

Audience: See Description

Dates: 2/3/2020 to 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: Online

***Enroll and start program February 3, 2020***

Administrators and Supervisors

This program is fully online, self-paced with limited facilitation.


This program focuses on how to use technology to become a better school leader. The course is based on the recognized work of Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and incorporates two resources: - Become a Highly Capable School System Technology Leader - The Framework for Essential Skills of a CTO

Participants will
- Explore three big ideas: Leadership & Vision, Understanding the Educational Environment and Managing Technology & Resources
- Focus on five key concepts: Leadership & Vision, Strategic Planning, Instructional Focus & Professional Development, Team Building & Staffing, and Communication Systems
- Review research exploring the link between technology leadership and student achievement
- Earn 30 Act 45 hours

Key Details
- The program is housed in the EduPlanet21 environment
- After completing this registration step, participants will receive a link to join the EduPlanet21 environment where all program work will take place.
- Enrollment for this program will be open through May 1, 2020
- All work for this program must be completed by June 15, 2020

Drop policy Course fee is non-refundable once coursework has begun.

9. The Innovator's Mindset Book Study Act 45 Program

Program: Online Act 45 Programs

Audience: Administrators and Supervisors

Dates: 2/3/2020 to 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: This program is fully online.

Location: This program is fully online.

***Enroll and start program February 3, 2020***

This program is fully online, self-paced with limited facilitation.


Administrators

Join your fellow educational leaders for an engaging, motivating, and inspiring study of The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros. Lead and learn together about how educators can transform traditional education systems in order to provide new and better opportunities for all students, how to foster cultures that promote innovation and creativity, and how to empower all learners within your school system. By the end of this program, you will be on your way to ensuring that innovation begins with you as you embrace your own innovator's mindset.

Required Text:
The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros. ISBN-10: 0996989617

Participants will:
Read the Innovators Mindset Book and apply the information you have learned through job-embedded activities, reflections, and discussions.

Completion requirements
A culminating project
Action Plan
Digital Portfolio

Key Details
- The program is housed in the EduPlanet21 environment
- After completing this registration step, participants will receive a link to join the EduPlanet21 environment where all program work will take place.
- Enrollment for this program will be open through May 1, 2020
- All work for this program must be completed by June 15, 2020

Drop policy Course fee is non-refundable once course work has begun.

10. Transforming Learning to Increase Student Achievement Program Act 45

Program: Online Act 45 Programs

Audience: Administrators and Supervisors

Dates: 2/3/2020 to 6/15/2020

Meeting Times: The program is fully online

Location: This program is fully online

***Enroll and start program February 3, 2020***

This program is fully online, self-paced with limited facilitation.


Join fellow educators and leaders as we journey through Transforming Learning: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools by Eric Sheninger & Thomas Murray. Explore the 8 Keys that are an imperative call to action to school leaders to create and lead schools that are relevant to the world our students are living in as well as the world they will enter upon graduation.

Discover how schools and school leaders have already and continue to redesign educational systems to better prepare students for future success. By the end of this program, you will be ready to promote a culture that supports innovation and student achievement, to think creatively about personalizing learning for students and teachers, and to plan strategically to implement a vision that is grounded in evidence to transform your schools.

Required Text: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today ISBN-978-14166-2389-2

Participants will: Read the Learning Transformed Book, explore the 8 Keys for Intentional Design and apply the information learned through job-embedded activities, reflections, and discussions.

Completion requirements: Create an action plan for your school or district and artifacts that demonstrate achievement of the identified leadership standards.

Key Details
- Program is housed in the EduPlanet21 environment
- After registration, participants will receive a link to join the EduPlanet21 environment where all program work will take place.
- Enrollment for this program will be open through May 1, 2020
- All work for this program must be completed by June 15, 2020

Drop policy Course fee is non-refundable once course work has begun.

11. A+ Ideas for Every Student's Success

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 3/10/2020

Meeting Times: online course, participant works on thier own time.

This 3-credit online course is designed to improve academic performance, increase productivity, and encourage self-esteem in students through appropriate use of classroom management techniques and motivational strategies in the class. The participant will become acquainted with the various personality profiles, including their own, and strategies to encourage an atmosphere conducive to the students' ultimate learning ability. Participants will develop an awareness of how their profile interacts with student profiles and with this knowledge adapt lessons accordingly. The strategies will be presented to promote positive teacher/student interaction, gain insight on predicting a students' behavior, and knowing how to uniquely respond to the students differentiated styles.

Required text and materials (included in course cost):
You will need to purchase the book "A+ Ideas for Every Student's Success" for this course at a cost of $14.95. You may order this book at www.personalityinsights.com and use the coupon code Anzio 10 to receive a 10% discount. You may also order by phone through Personality Insights (770-509-7113), tell them you are taking this course to receive a 10% discount. This book can also be ordered through Amazon.

12. Chester County Curriculum and Technology Directors Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Curriculum and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 2/4/2020

Meeting Times: 2/4; 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Meeting of Curriculum and Technology Directors from 12 districts in Chester County to discuss needs, updates from PDE, concerns, and address questions.
Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

13. PIIC Coaching Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Instructional coaches and teachers who have dedicated instructional coaching time in their work day, open to Chester County coaches only.

Dates: 2/4/2020

Meeting Times: 2/4; 8:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M.

Location: 304&305

The CCIU PIIC Coaching Network meetings provide monthly opportunities for Instructional Coaches to engage in job-specific professional learning and work with and learn from coaches from across Chester County.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

14. Technology to Build a Connected Classroom, for Early Childhood Educators (K2.15 C2)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 2/4/2020

Meeting Times: 02/04; 3:45 P.M. - 6:45 P.M., Sign-in begins at 3:15 P.M.

Location: 400

This interactive workshop is aimed to increase collaboration and communication with using technology in the classroom. Join us to explore ways to prepare students for a globally connected world through using technology to give voice to students and connected them to others in their classroom, school, home, and world.

Audience: Early childhood (PreK-3) teachers of students with disabilities. Early childhood regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for early childhood administrators and staff. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

15. Introduction to Restorative Practices and Using Circles Effectively - Days 1 & 2

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 teachers and administrators, school counselors, mental health practitioners, social workers, school psychologists, and crisis intervention specialists.

Dates: 2/5/2020 to 2/6/2020

Meeting Times: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 302/303

Facilitated by the International Institute of Restorative Practices

Day 1 - Participants will learn skills for immediate use to strengthen relationships, set high expectations while being supportive, and respond to conflict in the classroom, community or organization. Participants will practice how to provide direct feedback and how to ask questions that foster accountability. Participants will also learn the most effective methods to resolve common conflicts.

Day 2 - Devoted entirely to teaching participants to facilitate restorative circles. Circles are an essential process for building social capital, resolving social problems and responding when harm occurs. Circles create a positive learning environment. Participants will learn by participating in circles with other attendees, taking turns to learn how to facilitate.

Please note: The cost includes two required books for the training and lunch both days. This training is a prerequisite for trainer certification for interested participants.

Includes coffee and lunch

AUDIENCE: K-12 teachers and administrators, school counselors, mental health practitioners, social workers, school psychologists, and crisis intervention specialists.

Late Cancellation/No-Show Policy: Any registrations that are dropped or no-show after January 22, 2020 will be assessed the full fee.

16. Text Dependent Analysis - TDA Overview, A.M. Session

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 2/5/2020

Meeting Times: 2/5/20; 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M., Sign-in begins at 8:15 A.M.

Location: 304/305

This half day session is designed for educators new to instruction related to the PSSA Text Dependent Analysis question type. The session will provide an overview of the skills needed to be able to analyze text deeply and construct an appropriate response, and will outline the structure of the Text Dependent Analysis questions and the criteria for successful completion of the task.

Audience: Educators new to instruction related to the PSSA text Dependent Analysis question type, working with students in grades 4-8. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

17. Text Dependent Analysis - TDA Overview, P.M. Session

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 2/5/2020

Meeting Times: 2/5/20; 12:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M., Sign-in begins at 12:15 P.M.

Location: 304/305

This half day session is designed for educators new to instruction related to the PSSA Text Dependent Analysis question type. The session will provide an overview of the skills needed to be able to analyze text deeply and construct an appropriate response, and will outline the structure of the Text Dependent Analysis questions and the criteria for successful completion of the task.

Audience: Educators new to instruction related to the PSSA text Dependent Analysis question type, working with students in grades 4-8. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

18. ELA Keystone Item Writing/Hand Scoring

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description above

Dates: 2/10/2020

Meeting Times: February 10, 2020; 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (sign-in starts at 7:30 a.m.)

Location: 401

This training will provide participants the opportunity to learn more about the item writing and hand scoring processes that DRC uses to create and score the ELA Keystone. Participants will gain valuable insight into the creation of test items and the hand scorer training process for the Keystone exams. This knowledge can then be easily disseminated amongst peers.

Audience: Teachers of students with disabilities, and regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coordinators/Supervisors, Curriculum Directors, and Administrators. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

19. Chesconet User's Group Mtg

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Chesconet User's Group

Dates: 2/11/2020

Meeting Times: 2/11; 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: 400

Chesconet User's Group Mtg.

20. Librarian Professional Learning Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Librarians and Media Specialists

Dates: 2/12/2020

Meeting Times: February 12, 2020; 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sign-in begins at 3:45 PM

Location: 400

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The librarian professional learning network provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss and collaborate with their peers on subjects that impact librarians, libraries, and learners. Each meeting will begin with devoted professional development on librarian services and libraries. Each meeting allocates opportunities for open dialogue and networking among the participants to enable librarians to generate support from one another.

Intended Audience: K-12 Librarians and Media Specialists. This event is not relevant to short-term and day to day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

21. Motivational Strategies for Active Engagement

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 2/14/2020 to 3/2/2020

Meeting Times: Online

This course will be devoted to assisting PreK-12 teachers provide active engagement strategies for their students. Over 100 motivational techniques will be presented with participants sharing ideas and developing several lessons that implement specific methods discussed along with creating several hands-on projects. Participants will add more tools to their toolbox of strategies and learn active engagement techniques that captivate the mind, muscles, and emotions of students. Participants will be taken into actual classroom to view the techniques in action. Act 48 or Graduate Credits. Class is totally online with work submitted at your convenience.

Graduate Credit Option: If you select the graduate credit option, please click here to download and complete the required forms. Note: Email completed forms to the CCIU Registrar, Kari Shields at KariS@cciu.org.

22. Writing Alive: Strategies, Techniques, and Materials (online)

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 2/14/2020 to 3/16/2020

Meeting Times: Online

This course is especially designed for teachers instructing students in grades K- 12 in any subject area. With new curriculum mandates, daily specials, pull-outs, and precious time devoted to test preparation, the situation has never been worse, and the need for a succinct resource like Craft Lessons has never been greater. The book, Craft Lessons by Ralph Fletcher and Joanne Portalupi, presents 95 lessons and a wealth of information for teaching leads, character, endings, stronger verbs, and much more. The class will include:
* A packet of writing ideas
* New thinking about teaching elements of craft and the reading-writing connection.
* A handy subject index to find specific craft lesson.
*Opportunities to learn strategies along with create and share lessons with others in the class.
*Developing materials to enhance the strategies.
*Researching articles and utilize opportunities to enrich your own writing

The presenter will mail the book and most of the materials needed a few days before the class begins. Tuition listed is inclusive of a $35 materials fee. IU or College credits Online.

Graduate Credit Option: If you select the graduate credit option, please click here to download and complete the required forms. Note: Email completed forms to the CCIU Registrar, Kari Shields at KariS@cciu.org.

23. There's an App For That - Integrating iPads into the Classroom

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 2/17/2020 to 3/28/2020

Meeting Times: Online

It is imperative that teachers integrate technology into the classroom. When using technology, students are more engaged. Engaging students in the learning process increases their attention and focus, motivates them to practice higher-level critical thinking skills and promotes meaningful learning experiences.

In this three-credit online course, participants will identify the unique needs that the 21st-century student brings to the classroom, explore apps that align with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, learn how to effectively integrate the use of iPads into the classroom according to best practices and discover a plethora of apps that are available. By the conclusion of the course, participants will have not only a collection of apps and lessons that they created for their classroom but also the confidence to use the iPad effectively.

24. Chester County Curriculum and Technology Directors Meeting (SNOW DATE FOR 2/4/20)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Curriculum and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 2/19/2020

Meeting Times: 2/19; 8:00 AM -11:00 AM

SNOW DATE FOR 2/4/20 - Meeting of Curriculum and Technology Directors from 12 districts in Chester County to discuss needs, updates from PDE, concerns, and address questions.
Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

25. Data Quality Network - February 2020

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 2/19/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 AM Registration; 9:00 AM - Noon Statewide Video Conference

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Topics:
Follow up QA Session on the Cognos Upgrade
EDNA
School Services

26. EL Leadership Council Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: EL Administrators, Teachers, Title III Coordinators

Dates: 2/20/2020

Meeting Times: 2/20; 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; Sign in begins at 1:45 PM

Location: 303

Quarterly meetings to share information regarding EL initiatives. These meetings will include relevant information from PDE as well as professional development opportunities, resources, and materials designed to increase the performance of EL students.

27. STEM Your Instructional Craft: Integrative STEM for English Learners

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: EL teachers and directors, K-12 educators, instructional coaches, specialists, building and district administrators

Dates: 2/20/2020

Meeting Times: 2/20; 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. (registration begins 10:30 A.M.)

Interested in learning how to integrate STEM into your classroom and curriculum as a way to make learning more accessible for English Learners? Join us for an interactive STEM experience where educators will explore ways to bring STEM into their classroom. Learn how to leverage the benefits of STEM to engage students and promote learning in any grade and any classroom. Participants will rotate through different stations; each providing an interactive, hands-on STEM experience that will equip educators with resources, skills, ideas and mindsets on how to integrate STEM into any classroom.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

#CCIUinnovates
#STEM1920

28. Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Sequence of Instruction: Addition and Subtraction

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 2/21/2020

Meeting Times: 2/21/20; 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

The Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) progression of instruction is an evidenced-based sequence of instruction that assists students learning and conceptual understanding for mathematical concepts and procedures. Using structured modeling and consistent mathematical language in planning and implementation is a key part of the process. During this workshop, participants will be introduced to CRA concepts for Addition and Subtraction. Through description, modeling, and active participation, participants will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the benefits of CRA, its impact on instruction, and develop the beginning skills needed to instruct students using the CRA progression of instruction. During this session participants will:


• Describe & model the components of the CRA sequence of instruction for addition and subtraction.


• Understand the benefits of CRA that impact instruction and learning.


• Develop skills necessary to instruct students on addition and subtraction using a CRA sequence of instruction


• Place value and concepts of equality will also be addressed.


• Teachers will experience this CRA sequence as both a teacher and a learner, and they will be prepared to integrate this methodology into mathematics lessons.

AUDIENCE: Regular education teachers, teachers with inclusive settings and teachers of students with disabilities. Also appropriate for Math Coaches, Math Specialists, Special Education Coordinators/Supervisors, Curriculum Directors, Administrators. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

29. Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Sequence of Instruction: Multiplication and Division

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 2/21/2020

Meeting Times: 2/21/20; 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., registration begins at 12:00 p.m.

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 multiplication and division. Participants will experience CRA as both a teacher and a learner. Teaching through a concrete-representational-abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction supports students' learning and understanding of mathematical concepts and procedures. The CRA sequence of instruction is evidenced to be an effective instructional practice. Structuring consistent models and language across the representations is a key part of the planning and implementation process.

During this session, participants will be able to:


• Describe and model the components of the CRA sequence of instruction for multiplication and division.

• Understand/represent the connection between multiplication and division using area models.

• Develop skills necessary to instruct students on multiplication and division using a CRA sequence of instruction.

AUDIENCE: Regular education teachers, teachers with inclusive settings and teachers of students with disabilities. Also appropriate for Math Coaches, Math Specialists, Special Education Coordinators/Supervisors, Curriculum Directors, Administrators. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

30. Digital Literacy for Educators

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 2/24/2020 to 4/4/2020

Meeting Times: Online

Students today are known as the "Touch-Screen Generation." These students do not know of a time when computers did not exist. They are immersed in technology and most cannot be parted from their smartphones. They know how to tweet and post images but are they digitally literate? Can they analyze and interpret the information they acquired from a Google search? Can they use digital tools appropriately?

In this three-credit online course, participants will explore the skills necessary to be a digitally literate teacher and the role they play in creating and supporting digitally literate students. By the conclusion of the course, participants will not only have a collection of activities and lessons that they created but also the confidence to use these Digital Tools and resources effectively.

31. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 2/25/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 SEAC MEETINGS - 2/25/20

32. Getting Started with the ASCA National Model

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: School Counselors and Directors of Pupil Services

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: Thursday, February 27, 2020, 8am to 3pm

Facilitator Deirdra Williams
Lead ASCA RAMP reviewer, school counselor, trainer, and mentor

You have made the decision to implement the ASCA National Model, but where do you start? In this workshop, you'll learn the ins and outs of the ASCA National Model and the framework of a comprehensive school counseling program: Define, Manage, Deliver and Assess. Discover how to align your school counseling program with the mission of the school and district and effectively demonstrate change in student outcomes.

After attending this hands-on workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe the components of the ASCA National Model, fourth edition
- Develop or improve the school counseling program through the structure of the Recognized ASCA National Model (RAMP)
- Explain how to collect and use school data
- Structure your school counseling program using action plans and calendars
- Engage with school stakeholders to develop and improve school counseling program
- Discuss the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)

Deirdra Williams has been a professional school counselor in Wake County Public Schools for over 16 years. Williams travels the state and country engaging K-12 school counselors with National Model topics in order to empower and increase their ability to produce effective documents, discuss and analyze data and connect with stakeholders.

Best for: School counselors, administrators and anyone in the student support team.

Lunch is on your own.

CEUs will be available for licensed professional clinicians. This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for social workers in Pennsylvania and many other states.

Cancellation/No Show Policy: Full fee if dropped after 2/20/20 or no show day of event.

33. Transition Council meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 2/27/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM

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Transition council presents and discusses information regarding the transition of special education students from school to adult life.

34. ABC's on Teaching Strategies for Pre-K - 3

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 3/2/2020 to 4/6/2020

Meeting Times: online course, participant works on thier own time.

This 3-credit online course is designed to focus on successful teaching instruction and strategies for preschool to grade 3. Subject areas include the strategies for promoting; a comfortable learning environment, positive reinforcement, icebreakers, learning and literacy centers, organization skills for teacher and student, bulletin boards, successful subject area lessons (math, language arts, social studies, science, art, music, physical education), and overall meaningful teaching and learning strategies. This course contains hundreds of activities and lessons that all teachers can access; and illustrates ways all students can participate in them.

35. Project-Based & Challenge-Based Learning for Educators

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 3/2/2020 to 4/11/2020

Meeting Times: Online

In order to keep pace with the changing world, teachers need to infuse 21st-century skills into their classrooms. The students of today need to be prepared to enter a world that requires them to be able to think critically, create, communicate and collaborate to solve meaningful problems. Problem-Based Learning and Challenge-Based Learning are two instructional strategies can accomplish these goals.

In this three-credit online course, through a series of lessons, videos, and various other activities, participants will learn the basic pedagogy, benefits and framework of Project-Based Learning and Challenged-Based Learning.

36. Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators, instructional coaches, specialists, librarians, building and district administrators.

Dates: 3/10/2020

Meeting Times: 3/10; 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. (registration begins at 8:30 A.M.)

With Makey Makey, anyone can be an inventor and virtually anything can become a computer touch pad. Join our Makey Makey workshop to enhance the implementation of invention literacy, design thinking, and integrative STEM in your classroom. In this fun hands-on workshop, you'll learn STEM instructional practices, gain access to a Makey Makey multimedia training website and receive your own Makey Makey invention kit so you and your K-12 students can reinvent the classroom experience.

Lunch will be provided.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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37. Bridging the Gap Between Science Education and Workforce Preparation

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Middle and high school science teachers

Dates: 3/11/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:30am to 3:15pm

Location: Schmucker Science Center North Room 191

New
Ever wonder how to relate the science you teach in the classroom to real-world career applications? Join fellow educators in exploring scientific research through the lens of the faculty at West Chester University (WCU). During this day-long teacher professional learning experience, you will meet members of WCU's Life Science, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science departments. Participants will discuss potential careers in these fields and learn how to increase alignment between your classroom and the workforce. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take a tour of the research facilities at WCU, hear from the Dean of the College of the Sciences and Mathematics, and interact directly with faculty members within each department.

Best for: Middle and high school science teachers

Location: West Chester University, Schmucker Science Center North Room 191, 750 S. Church Street, West Chester, PA

Lunch included

Sponsorship: This event is co-sponsored by the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), the Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR), and West Chester University

38. Computer Science Network Meeting #2

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Computer Science teachers & administrators, Business teachers and administrators,special educators & administrators, STEM teachers & administrators, coaches, and curriculum directors

Dates: 3/11/2020

Meeting Times: 3/11; 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. (registration begins at 12:30 P.M.)

The Computer Science (CS) network provides an opportunity for CS educators to discuss and collaborate with their peers on issues at the federal, state and local level that impact CS education. Each meeting will begin with time devoted to updates on CS issues and brief professional development. The remaining time will be allocated for open dialogue among the participants and an opportunity to discuss the topics that are most pressing at your home school or district.

If you would like to attend this meeting virtually, please email Tricia Binkley at patriciab@cciu.org

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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39. Low Incidence Networking Community (LINC)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Educators of students with disabilities. Educators with inclusive settings. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals

Dates: 3/12/2020

Meeting Times: 3/12 from 3:30 - 4:30 (Snow date 3/19)

Location: 302

Attention Chester County educators who support students in Autistic Support, Life Skills Support, or Multiple Disabilities Support programs!

Please join us from 3:30 - 4:30 pm, for a Low Incidence Networking Community (LINC) meeting. During this networking event, we will have discussions on addressing teaching practices and participants will also have time to collaborate with colleagues. Open discussion time is available from 3:00 - 3:30.

Want to participate virtually? It is easy to join via Zoom! Go to: https://paiu.zoom.us/my/jessicahull. You can test your sound and video connectivity ahead of time.

AUDIENCE: Educators of students with disabilities. Educators with inclusive settings. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals..

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

40. PIIC Coaching Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Instructional coaches and teachers who have dedicated instructional coaching time in their work day, open to Chester County coaches only.

Dates: 3/12/2020

Meeting Times: 3/12; 8:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M.

Location: 304&305

The CCIU PIIC Coaching Network meetings provide monthly opportunities for Instructional Coaches to engage in job-specific professional learning and work with and learn from coaches from across Chester County.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

41. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 3/17/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 SEAC MEETINGS - 3/17/20

42. TaC Coaching Network

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: CCIU staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role.

Dates: 3/17/2020

Meeting Times: 3/11; 8:30-3:30, sign in begins at 8:00

Location: 304/305

The CCIU TaC Coaching Network meetings provide opportunities for CCIU TaC staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role to hone their coaching skills and reflect on their coaching practices.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

43. Adaptations to Support Meaningful Engagement, for Early Childhood Educators (K.2.9 C2)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 3/18/2020

Meeting Times: 03/18; 3:45 P.M. - 6:45 P.M., Sign-in begins at 3:15 P.M.

Location: Hub A&B

This interactive workshop will provide a brief overview of the evolution of educational programs and practices for students with disabilities and the impact inclusive practices can have on students, schools and communities. Participants will then explore research behind Universal Design for Learning and strategies to support student engagement by breaking through barriers. They will have an opportunity to explore and discuss various educational modifications and accommodations to implement with young learners

Audience: Early childhood (PreK-3) teachers of students with disabilities. Early childhood regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for early childhood administrators and staff. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

44. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 3/23/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 AM

Bi-Monthly Charter School Meeting on 3/23/20 REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 CHARTER SCHOOL MEETINGS

45. Career Readiness Bootcamp

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Administrators, K-12 educators, counselors, instructional coaches, instructional technology, special education teachers and administrators.

Dates: 3/24/2020

Meeting Times: 3/24; 8:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. (registration begins at 8:00 A.M.)

Join fellow educators in exploring and integrating the Career Education and Work (CEW) standards into classrooms. Discover opportunities for Teacher in the Workplace activities, build connections with local business and industry and develop an action plan to align classrooms with the workforce.

Training will include the following:

Career Readiness and Workforce in PA (Career Education and Work Standards)
Industry-Based Learning
Stakeholder and Workforce Alignment
Supporting Resources

District training teams should include a minimum of three and no more than ten K-12 educators. Educators should cover a range of services such as teachers, counselors, career ready coordinators and more. The lead team member should be a building principal or assistant principal. With an emphasis on classroom alignment to workforce needs, team composition should include teachers from both elementary and secondary.

The goal of this training is the development of an action plan that utilizes stakeholder and workforce partnerships to expand the classroom to career connections and build school wide momentum for career readiness. Team members will be poised to provide support in the implementation of the action plan.

Lunch will be provided. If you have any food allergies, please contact Cathy Lenhart at cathyl@cciu.org or 484-237-5141 by March 13, 2019.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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46. Non-Public Schools Network

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Open to non-public educators in Chester County schools only. K-8 non-public school educators, Administrators and Curriculum Leaders, K-8 special education educators, Non-public instructional coaches.
This event is not relevant for non-teaching professionals or day-to-day substitutes.

Dates: 3/24/2020

Meeting Times: 03/24/20; 4:00 pm -6:00 pm

Location: 304/305

The Non-Public Schools Network is a professional learning opportunity for non-public educators to work together to generate new ideas and brainstorm solutions to complex classroom and instructional questions. These meetings are opportunities to engage in specific professional learning oriented to non-public schools and to learn from and work with fellow non-public school educators from across Chester County. Open to non-public educators in Chester County Schools only.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

47. Equitable Disciplinary Practices: Vulnerable Decision Points | Agents of Equity 2019-2020

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/25/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 8am to 3pm

Co-facilitated by Nikole Hollins-Simms, PDE and Ron Logan, PaTTAN
Nikole Hillins-Simms and Ron Logan will discuss Equitable Disciplinary Practices. They will highlight the racial disparities that exist as a result of exclusionary school discipline and offer alternatives to school leaders and educators.
Participants will have the opportunity to engage in viewing pertinent short-length videos as well as hands-on opportunities to perform activities to activate prior knowledge and self reflection. They will also have the opportunity to collaborate as partners and table teams. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to engage in specific dialogue related to vulnerable decision points.

Nikole Y. Hollins-Sims, Ed.D., is an educational consultant for the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)-Harrisburg Office. She currently serves as the co-statewide lead for the Behavior initiative, as well as an active member of the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) initiative. In addition, she is the statewide lead for equitable practices in partnership with the office of safe schools for the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Ron Logan is an educational consultant in the PaTTAN East (Malvern, PA) office and is the statewide lead for the Paraprofessional Initiative and also supports the Behavior and Alternate Eligible Content Initiatives. Ron has been in education for over 20 years. He has taught general and special education in a variety of settings, first in Michigan, then in Pennsylvania.

Lunch on your own.

Late Cancellation/No-Show Policy: Any registrations that are dropped or no-show after March 11, 2020 will be assessed the full fee.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

48. Achieving Excellence - 14 Things That Matter Most

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 3/26/2020 to 4/28/2020

Meeting Times: online course, participant works on thier own time.

This 3-credit online course is designed to describe the beliefs, attitudes, and interactions that form an atmosphere conducive to learning in our best classrooms and schools. It focuses primarily on "specific things that great teachers, legendary teachers"½½ do. The book "What Great Teachers Do Differently"½½ is filled with strategies and ideas to motivate students. There are many meaningful websites to stimulate your students and simple suggestions that you can integrate into your current routine.

Required text:
You will need to purchase "What Great Teachers Do Differently/ 14-17 Things That Matter Most"½½, by Todd Whitaker. You may purchase the 14 Things That Matter Most edition or the 17 Things That Matter Most. Your assignments will designate the appropriate page numbers to be read for each book.

49. Gifted Boot Camp

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 gifted teachers, administrators or any staff interested in gifted education. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes.

Dates: 3/30/2020 to 3/31/2020

Meeting Times: 3/30 and 3/31; 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M., Sign-in begins at 8:30 A.M.

Are you new to gifted education or are you looking to brush up your knowledge and skills related to gifted education? Join us for a 2-day boot camp that will cover the basics of gifted education from screening and identification to paperwork and SDI's.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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50. STEM and Education Innovation PLN - Virtual Only

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators, instructional coaches, educational specialists, building and district administrators, librarians, higher education leaders, local business partners, STEM-rich institutions, science center leaders, workforce development leaders.

Dates: 3/31/2020

Meeting Times: 3/31; 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

In this professional learning network, educational teachers and leaders will come together virtually to collaborate with our local educational community through connecting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning and peer networking.

During this PLN, we will discuss the challenges that impact hands-on teaching and learning in an effort to grow instructional practices that increase student achievement. We will support each other to break down barriers to growth through sharing resources, scaling innovation, and collaborating across disciplines. PLN participants will develop ways to bring meaningful, real-world challenges into their classroom.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experience s on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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51. Making STEM Accessible for All

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators with inclusive settings. Educators of students with disabilities. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Dates: 4/1/2020

Meeting Times: 4/1; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.

Location: Hub A&B

During this interactive workshop, participants will review STEM and design thinking principles. Participants will engage in activities to promote design thinking, with exciting and innovative ideas to bring back to the classroom! Participants will have an opportunity to explore lending library options with modified lesson ideas and collaborate on differentiated lesson plans to maximize access to STEM for students supported in low incidence programs.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

52. Chesconet User's Group Mtg

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Chesconet User's Group

Dates: 4/2/2020

Meeting Times: 4/2; 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: 400

Chesconet User's Group Mtg.

53. Learning AR & VR Experiences

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators, instructional coaches, specialists, building and district administrators.

Dates: 4/2/2020

Meeting Times: 4/2; 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. (registration begins at 8:30 A.M.)

Guide your students to create their own worlds, museums, games, and more. Learn to transform student learning by taking virtual field trips and challenging students to create in three-dimensional space. The days of power point and poster presentations will be irrelevant once you inspire your students to create in the worlds where they play to demonstrate their learning.

Lunch will be provided.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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54. Gather and Grow, for Early Childhood Educators (K2.2.C2)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 4/7/2020

Meeting Times: 04/07; 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M., Sign-in begins at 3:45 P.M.

Location: 304/305

Gather and Grow is a unique, one-of-a-kind professional learning opportunity where educators have the opportunity to work together to generate new ideas and brainstorm solutions to complex classroom and instruction questions. This session will offer a book tasting to learn about new children's literature titles and the opportunity to collaborate and connect with other early childhood educators.

Audience: Early childhood (PreK-3) teachers of students with disabilities. Early childhood regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for early childhood administrators and staff. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

55. PIIC Coaching Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Instructional coaches and teachers who have dedicated instructional coaching time in their work day, open to Chester County coaches only.

Dates: 4/7/2020

Meeting Times: 4/7; 8:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M.

Location: 304&305

The CCIU PIIC Coaching Network meetings provide monthly opportunities for Instructional Coaches to engage in job-specific professional learning and work with and learn from coaches from across Chester County.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

56. Differentiating Mathematics

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators with inclusive settings. Educators of students with disabilities. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Dates: 4/14/2020

Meeting Times: 4/14; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Hub A&B

During this interactive workshop, participants will receive a brief overview of the core components of mathematics instruction. Participants will have an opportunity to explore hands-on activity options with modified lesson ideas and collaborate on differentiated lesson plans to maximize access to Mathematics for students supported in low incidence programs.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

57. Data Quality Network - April 2020

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 4/15/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 AM Registration; 9:00 AM - Noon - Statewide Video Conference

New
Topics: PDE To Determine Topics

58. School Branding Workshop: Discover Strategies to Brand Your District or School

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 4/16/2020

Meeting Times: 4/16; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Details:
The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), in collaboration with the Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA), is hosting a full-day workshop to help local education agencies understand what a brand is and why it's important.

Learn how to:
- Define your desired brand
- Differentiate your district or school
- Communicate and implement your brand
- Overcome future challenges surrounding crisis or difficult decisions

Audience*:
This event is best for Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Communications Professionals, Building Administrators or Human Resources Directors.

*Limited to the first eight teams

Team Rates (up to six members per team*):
- $250 for PenSPRA members
- $300 for non-PenSPRA members

*Additional fees per member applied to teams with more than six members

Billing:
Rates will show as full price per registration but will be manually adjusted prior to billing once teams have been identified.

59. Teacher Center: Exploring Apps for the Classroom with Common Sense Media

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Educators, Substitute Teachers

Dates: 4/16/2020

Meeting Times: 04/16; 4:00pm-5:00pm; Sign in begins at 3:45pm

Location: Teacher Center

Fees to attend: All non-Chester County educators, non-public school educators, charter school educators and part-time educators will be charged $10.00 to attend this workshop. The $10.00 fee will be collected upon checking into the Teacher Center. Cash or check only. All full-time Chester County public school educators (excluding charter school educators) will be required to show a school ID in order to have the $10.00 fee waived.

Workshop Description: Join us for a 1-hour review of app and online resources for classroom. Explore resources that will allow you to sort apps by grade level and/or subject through Common Sense Media.

Teacher Center General Workshop Information: Teacher Center workshops are designed to expose teachers to the integration of technology into their classrooms. Hands-on experience with the technology will be included whenever possible, but these workshops are meant to give teachers a "taste" of the possibilities technology offers for education. For more in-depth workshops, please browse through our ½ day and full-day IES workshop offerings. Questions? Email: teachercenter@cciu.org or call: 610-384-4297

Teacher Center workshops are held at the Teacher Center located within the CCIU Learning Center at: 1635 E. Lincoln Highway (Veteran's Drive), Coatesville, PA 19320

Act 48 Credit Information: ACT 48 CREDIT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS 1-HOUR TEACHER CENTER WORKSHOP. Act 48 Credit is also available for ½ day and full-day, and online IES workshop offerings.

60. Promoting Social and Emotional Health in the Early Childhood Classroom, for Early Childhood Educators (K.1.1 C2)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 4/21/2020

Meeting Times: 04/21; 3:45 P.M. - 6:45 P.M., Sign-in begins at 3:15 P.M.

Location: 304/305

Children's social and emotional health affects their overall development and learning. Research indicates that children who are mentally healthy tend to be happier, show greater motivation to learn, have a more positive attitude toward school, more eagerly participate in class activities, and demonstrate higher academic performance than less mentally healthy peers. This workshop will help teachers promote children's social and emotional health through such practices as building trusting relationships and conducting intentional teaching.

Audience: Early childhood (PreK-3) teachers of students with disabilities. Early childhood regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for early childhood administrators and staff. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

61. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 4/21/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 SEAC MEETINGS - 4/21/20

62. What We Say Matters: Language to Support Learning and Behavior | Agents of Equity 2019-2020

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 4/21/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 8am to 3pm

Facilitated by Shauna F. King, Ed.S.
An educator's choice of words can be a help or hindrance in the school and classroom environment. Through a review of evidence-based practices and neuroscience discoveries, participants will gain skills in increasing clarity, maximizing feedback, boosting student engagement, promoting equity and building positive relationships. Participants will walk away with practical and evidence-based tools that boost student learning and improve classroom behaviors.

Shauna King is a former principal, PBIS coordinator and classroom teacher with over 20 years of experience in public and non-public school settings. Her experience and passion have led to invitations to co-present with education expert Eric Jensen (author,Teaching with Poverty in Mind) and share with national and international audiences. She is the author of School Smart: It's More Than Just Reading and Writing (available on Amazon) and multiple national journal articles. Shauna is currently adjunct faculty for LaSalle University, through the Regional Training Center, a school climate coach with The University of Maryland Positive Schools Center and a certified presenter for TranZed Institute of Baltimore. She has partnered with over 150 schools to improve school climate, student behavior and student engagement. Her practical approach connects brain science to strategies that best support ALL children.

Lunch on your own.

Late Cancellation/No-Show Policy: Any registrations that are dropped or no-show after April 7, 2020 will be assessed the full fee.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

63. Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines | CSTAG

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description above for details

Dates: 4/28/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesday, April 28, 2020; 9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Room 224

Facilitated by Terri A. Erbacher, Ph.D.

A comprehensive interventions-based approach can reduce the risk to both potential victims and perpetrators. Threat assessment must be an integral part of a system that fosters a safe, supportive, and effective school environment, characterized by trust between students and adults, respect for others, parent involvement, and collaboration between school and community. Positive outcomes related to the use of a threat assessment approach include:
- fewer instances of bullying
- perceptions of a more positive and supportive school climate
- greater willingness to seek help
- fewer long-term suspensions

This full-day CSTAG training provides school-based teams a valuable opportunity to learn how to identify students at risk for a variety of mental health problems and which provides and early opportunity to guide appropriate interventions and supports.

LEAs are invited to bring a team of three per school. Each team shall include individuals with expertise in
- School health
- Counseling, school psychology, or social work
- Special education
- School administration
- The school safety and security coordinator appointed under section 1309-B

Includes coffee and lunch.

CEUs will be available for licensed clinicians. This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for social workers in Pennsylvania and many other states.

Cancellation/No Show Policy: Full fee if dropped after 4/13/20 or no show day of event.

64. Rallies (St. Joseph only)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 4/28/2020

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30

Rallies consist of putting theory into practice for both phonological awareness and phonics instruction. Participants will dive deeper into the research and learn various instructional practices that will enable their students to master the foundational skills needed for literacy.

65. Acceleration & Enrichment

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 gifted teachers, administrators or any staff interested in gifted education. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes.

Dates: 4/29/2020

Meeting Times: 4/29; 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. (registration begins at 8:30 A.M.)

Chapterb16 allows for 3 types of specially designed instruction for identified gifted students: acceleration, enrichment, or a combination of both. Join us as we explore the what, when, where, how and why of each of these SDI options.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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66. Gifted Network Meeting #3

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 gifted teachers, administrators or any staff interested in gifted education. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes.

Dates: 4/29/2020

Meeting Times: 4/29; 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M., Sign-in begins at 12:30 P.M.

The gifted network provides an opportunity for gifted educators to discuss and collaborate with their peers on issues at the federal, state and local level that impact the delivery of gifted services. Each meeting will begin with time devoted to updates on gifted issues and professional development. The remaining time will be allocated for open dialogue among the participants and an opportunity to develop GIEPs with support from fellow gifted educators.

If you would like to attend this meeting virtually, please email Tricia Binkley at patriciab@cciu.org

NOTE: This network meeting is limited to Gifted Consortium Members.
This is the 3rd of 3 Network Meetings.

Noite: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.
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67. STEM Expo: Equity and Student Growth

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 educators and administrators investigating Makerspace best practices, STEM technologies and innovative instructional strategies

Dates: 5/1/2020

Meeting Times: Friday May 1st, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

At the second annual CCIU STEM Expo, join educators and providers to explore creating pathways to academic success for students from historically underrepresented groups by engaging all students in STEM opportunities. Participants will be immersed in a guided learning experience exploring equity of access to STEM experiences and the connection to student growth.

The Innovation Playground is back by popular demand and provides time to explore innovations in the maker movement, discuss STEM solutions and tinker with new technologies. The playground features the latest in STEM tools, toys and resources. Participants interact with products, consultants and providers regarding how to use the product, how to integrate associated activities into curriculum and what to expect in terms of costs. Gaining first-hand experience is the first step to developing a solid plan for practical application in classrooms and schools.schools.

Innovation Playground: Get hands-on with the latest STEM tools, gadgets, and resources. Interact directly with products and providers.

Best for: All educators and specialists responsible for creating STEM and innovative instructional environments

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68. EL Leadership Council Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: EL Administrators, Teachers, Title III Coordinators

Dates: 5/6/2020

Meeting Times: 5/6; 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; Sign in begins at 1:45 PM

Location: 303

Quarterly meetings to share information regarding EL initiatives. These meetings will include relevant information from PDE as well as professional development opportunities, resources, and materials designed to increase the performance of EL students.

69. Electronics & Computer Programming for English Learners

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: EL teachers and directors, K-12 educators, instructional coaches, specialists, building and district administrators

Dates: 5/6/2020

Meeting Times: 5/6; 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. (registration begins 10:30 A.M.)

At the Innovation Playground, CCIU Innovation Educational Services staff will introduce you to the latest STEM products and equipment and help answer any questions regarding how they are used, ways to integrate them into your curriculum and what to expect in terms of costs. This interactive workshop will provide educators with ways to engage English Learners, as well as ALL students in a rich, collaborative, innovative way.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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70. Helping Early Childhood Students Lead a Whole Hearted Life, for Early Childhood Educators (K.1.1 C2)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 5/6/2020

Meeting Times: 05/06; 3:45 P.M. - 6:45 P.M., Sign-in begins at 3:15 P.M.

Location: 302/303

We want our students to know and understand themselves and others, and to grow into whole-hearted adults who can handle the challenges of life with resilience. Come to this session to learn about the ten Guideposts that Brene Brown, researcher and storyteller, has discovered to living a whole-hearted life, to think about those Guideposts in relation to your own life, and to talk about ways we can support and develop those Guideposts in our early childhood students.

Audience: Early childhood (PreK-3) teachers of students with disabilities. Early childhood regular education teachers with inclusive settings. Also appropriate for early childhood administrators and staff. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

71. Librarian Professional Learning Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Librarians and Media Specialists

Dates: 5/6/2020

Meeting Times: 5/6; 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sign-in begins at 3:45 PM

Location: 400

The librarian professional learning network provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss and collaborate with their peers on subjects that impact librarians, libraries, and learners. Each meeting will begin with devoted professional development on librarian services and libraries. Each meeting allocates opportunities for open dialogue and networking among the participants to enable librarians to generate support from one another.

Intended Audience: K-12 Librarians and Media Specialists. This event is not relevant to short-term and day to day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

72. Chester County Curriculum and Technology Directors Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Curriculum and Technology Coordinators

Dates: 5/7/2020

Meeting Times: 5/7; 8:00 AM -11:00 AM

Meeting of Curriculum and Technology Directors from 12 districts in Chester County to discuss needs, updates from PDE, concerns, and address questions.
Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

73. Low Incidence Networking Community (LINC)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Educators of students with disabilities. Educators with inclusive settings. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/7/2020

Meeting Times: 5/7 from 3:30 - 4:30

Location: 173

Attention Chester County educators who support students in Autistic Support, Life Skills Support, or Multiple Disabilities Support programs!

Please join us from 3:30 - 4:30 pm, for a Low Incidence Networking Community (LINC) meeting. During this networking event, we will have discussions on addressing teaching practices and participants will also have time to collaborate with colleagues. Open discussion time is available from 3:00 - 3:30.

Want to participate virtually? It is easy to join via Zoom! Go to: https://paiu.zoom.us/my/jessicahull. You can test your sound and video connectivity ahead of time.

AUDIENCE: Educators of students with disabilities. Educators with inclusive settings. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals..

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

74. PIIC Coaching Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Instructional coaches and teachers who have dedicated instructional coaching time in their work day, open to Chester County coaches only.

Dates: 5/7/2020

Meeting Times: 5/7; 8:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M.

Location: 304&305

The CCIU PIIC Coaching Network meetings provide monthly opportunities for Instructional Coaches to engage in job-specific professional learning and work with and learn from coaches from across Chester County.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

75. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/18/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 AM

Bi-Monthly Charter School Meeting on 5/18/20 REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 CHARTER SCHOOL MEETINGS

76. Essential Literacy Skills

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See Description

Dates: 5/18/2020

Meeting Times: 5/18/20; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., registration starts at 7:45 a.m.

Location: Hub

During this interactive workshop, participants will receive a brief overview of the core components of reading and written expression. A book tasting will allow participants to meaningfully engage in activities to promote reading and writing, with exciting and innovative ideas to bring back to the classroom! Participants will have an opportunity to explore assessment information to drive instruction and collaborate on differentiated lesson plans to maximize access to literacy for students supported in low incidence programs.

Target Audience: K-12 educators with inclusive settings. Educators of students with disabilities. This event is not relevant to short-term and day-to-day substitutes and paraprofessionals.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

77. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/19/2020

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2019-2020 SEAC MEETINGS - 5/19/20

78. Data Quality Network - May 2020

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/20/2020

Meeting Times: 8:30 AM Registration; 9:00 AM - Noon - Statewide Video Conference

New
Topics:
Local Activity - What do you want as DQN topics for 20/21
PIMS Changes
Special Ed
PASecureID Upgrades

79. TaC Coaching Network

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: CCIU staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role.

Dates: 5/26/2020

Meeting Times: 5/26; 8:30-3:30, sign in begins at 8:00

Location: 304/305

The CCIU TaC Coaching Network meetings provide monthly opportunities for CCIU TaC staff who engage in some form of instructional coaching within their role to hone their coaching skills and reflect on their coaching practices.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

80. Computer Science Network Meeting #3

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Computer Science teachers & administrators, Business teachers and administrators,special educators & administrators, STEM teachers & administrators, coaches, and curriculum directors

Dates: 5/29/2020

Meeting Times: 5/29; 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. (registration begins at 12:30 P.M.)

The Computer Science (CS) network provides an opportunity for CS educators to discuss and collaborate with their peers on issues at the federal, state and local level that impact CS education. Each meeting will begin with time devoted to updates on CS issues and brief professional development. The remaining time will be allocated for open dialogue among the participants and an opportunity to discuss the topics that are most pressing at your home school or district.

If you would like to attend this meeting virtually, please email Tricia Binkley at patriciab@cciu.org

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

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#STEM1920

81. PIIC Southeast Regional Coaching Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Chester County Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/29/2020

Meeting Times: 5/9/20; 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

The CCIU PIIC Coaching Network meetings are for Pennsylvania Institute of Instructional Coaching participants in Chester County. This is the PIIC regional coaches meeting. It will be held at the Montgomery County IU. For information on this meeting's agenda, please access the Schoology resource page.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

82. Crisis Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning | PREPaRE Model

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 6/16/2020

Meeting Times: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8am to 3pm

New
Workshop 1, One day workshop
The PREPaRE Model, developed and endorsed by National Association of School Psychologists, provides school-based mental health professionals and other educational professionals with crucial training aimed at helping educators understand how to best perform their roles and responsibilities on school safety and crisis teams. This comprehensive training curriculum was developed by experienced, school-based professionals to ensure that school teams are equipped with the foundational knowledge necessary to successfully prevent and respond to any crisis.

Workshop one provides a broad overview of the school crisis team's roles and responsibilities, with a special emphasis on crisis prevention and preparedness. Access details about Workshop 2

Beneficial for all school personnel who want to understand the structure and functions of a comprehensive school crisis team. Typical attendees include school-based mental health professionals, administrators and security professionals.

Includes coffee and lunch.

CEUs will be available for licensed clinicians. This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for social workers in Pennsylvania and many other states.

Cancellation/No Show Policy: Full fee if dropped after 6/2/20 or no show day of event.

83. Literacy Conference | The Blueprint for Reading Comprehension

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Regular and special classroom teachers, literacy coaches, reading specialists, literacy coordinators/supervisors.

Dates: 6/16/2020

Meeting Times: 9:00am - 2:30pm (sign-in 8:45am)

Location: Great Hall

New
Helping Students Make Meaning from Text, facilitated by Nancy Hennessy

Comprehension is complex and requires a comprehensive instructional approach. This full day session will present a blueprint, a structured framework, that supports the design and delivery of effective reading comprehension instruction. While designed for all students, it provides opportunities for differentiation for at risk students. Educators will explore why and how to use evidence informed strategies for developing critical skills necessary for demonstrating understanding of narrative and expository text. They will examine best practices for developing and using vocabulary knowledge, sentence comprehension, text structures, background knowledge that supports differentiated levels of understanding of text. Throughout this session, educators will have opportunity for discussion and application of content to text selections.

Nancy Hennessy M.Ed., LDT-C, educational consultant and past president of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), is an experienced teacher and administrator. Nancy has consulted on varied topics ranging from professional practices to student assessment and instruction. She has designed and delivered keynote addresses as well as virtual and live workshops and training courses to educators nationally and internationally.

One (1) grad credit is available through Immaculata University for $150 payable to Immaculata on June 16th. Full details found coming soon

Please Note:
2:45 pm: Grad Credit Meeting - those who opt for graduate credit must stay.
Lunch at the Immaculata dining hall included!
After June 8th the full fee will be assessed for dropped enrollments or no shows.

Note: During this professional learning activity, we may capture portions of the learning experiences on video to showcase and market programs and services. If you have any major objections to this, please communicate with the lead facilitator. Thank you.

84. Crisis Intervention and Recovery: Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals | PREPaRE Model

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 6/17/2020 to 6/18/2020

Meeting Times: Wednesday and Thursday, June 17 & 18, 2020 8am to 3pm

New
Workshop 2, two Day workshop
The PREPaRE Model, developed and endorsed by National Association of School Psychologists, provides school-based mental health professionals and other educational professionals with crucial training aimed at helping educators understand how to best perform their roles and responsibilities on school safety and crisis teams. This comprehensive training curriculum was developed by experienced, school-based professionals to ensure that school teams are equipped with the foundational knowledge necessary to successfully prevent and respond to any crisis.

Workshop two provides a specific examination of the school-based mental health professionals' roles and responsibilities, with a special emphasis on crisis intervention and recovery. Access details about Workshop 1

Beneficial for all school personnel who want to understand the structure and functions of a comprehensive school crisis team. Typical attendees include school-based mental health professionals, administrators and security professionals.

Includes coffee and lunch both days.

CEUs will be available for licensed clinicians. This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for social workers in Pennsylvania and many other states.

Cancellation/No Show Policy: Full fee if dropped after 6/2/20 or no show day of event.