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1. SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) - BY INVITATION ONLY (Full Year Registration)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 9/14/2021 to 6/21/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:309/14/21, 10/26/21, 11/23/21, 12/14/21, 1/25/22, 2/22/22, 3/22/22, 4/26/22, 5/24/22, 6/21/22

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR the full schedule of INDIVIDUAL 2021-2022 SEAC MEETINGS.

2. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY) (Full Year Registration)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 9/15/2021 to 6/22/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 am

Monthly Charter School Meetings on 9/15/21, 10/27/21, 11/24/21, 12/15/21, 1/26/22, 2/23/22, 3/23/22, 4/27/22, 5/25/22, 6/22/22

3. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 11/24/2021

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 am

Monthly Charter School Meetings on 11/24/21

4. Completing Gifted Paperwork

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: 1/1/2022 to 6/1/2022

Meeting Times: 1/1-6/1; asynchronous

Virtual
This blended learning program will allow participants to learn at their own pace with one optional synchronous coaching session. Just as the IEP process involves numerous forms and completion procedures, so does the GIEP process. Explore the components of the required forms for compliance with Chapter 16, and discuss the information and timeliness needed to accurately complete each. Three (3) Act 48 credit hours will be awarded upon completion of the course's final task.

Enroll between January 1, 2022 and June 1, 2022 and complete at your own pace. This course should take approximately 3 hours to complete. Optional Coaching Sessions offered once per month through a sign up form. Wrap up: June 15, 2022

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
#Gifted2122

5. Social Emotional Needs of Gifted and Advanced Learners

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: 1/1/2022 to 6/15/2022

Meeting Times: 1/1-6/15; Asynchronous

Virtual
Workshop
Gifted students have specific traits and emotions that can sometimes be difficult to overcome. Join us for three hours of asynchronous learning centered around the wellness of Gifted students in the classroom. By the end of the learning, you will be equipped to support gifted and advanced learners in your school or district.

This professional learning experience will consist of three hours of learning. You will be given access to this professional learning through Canvas on January 1, 2022, or upon receipt of registration to begin your asynchronous learning. You will have until June 15, 2022 to complete all work for this professional learning to receive Act 48 Credit.

Enroll anytime between January 1, 2022 and June 1, 2022 and work at your own pace. This course will take approximately 3 hours to complete "After you enroll, you will receive access to the course to begin learning. All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2021 for Act 48 credit."

#CCIUinnovates
#Gifted2122

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

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 3/7/2022 to 4/16/2022

Meeting Times: Online

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.

7. IEP Institute Refresher Workshop: Facilitation of Assessment Data Understanding (By invitation only)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/16/2022

Meeting Times: 2:30-3:30PM This will be a virtual presentation. Registered participants will receive a link prior to the start of the workshop.

Starting Today
Join IEP Institute alumni and members of the CCIU Training and Consultative team for a brief workshop exploring the facilitation of assessment discussions to assist the entire IEP team in their understanding of included data. This session will include a presentation of new content and an opportunity to problem solve and share best practices with colleagues.

8. Math Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Math teachers & administrators, special educators & administrators, coaches, and curriculum directors.

Dates: 5/17/2022

Meeting Times: 5/17; 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Starting Soon
During this networking event, math teachers, special educators, coaches and curriculum directors are invited to join to share best practices, ask timely questions and network with job alike peers.

The focus during these meetings will be on supporting math thinking, teaching and learning as we reflect on current challenges and successes from the field.

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
#Math2122

9. Instructional Technology Integrationists Collaborative

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Instructional Tech Specialists, Tech Coordinators, Technology Teachers, Tech Administrations, Tech Directors, Media Specialists

Dates: 5/18/2022

Meeting Times: 5/18; 3:45PM - 4:45PM

Starting Soon
The Instructional Technology Integrationists Collaborative (ITIC) exists to facilitate local faculty and staff networking engagements that bring together regional educational leaders across the K-12 setting (teachers, instructional coaches, technology administrators) with a focus on high quality instructional technology integration to increase student achievement. With a focus on instructional implications of technology integration, members will share their experiences, lend their input, and receive training. The focus of the meetings will be based on participant needs and initiatives.

Subgroups might include:

- Blended Learning
- Instructional Design / Learning Management System
- Competency-based & Personalized Learning

#Online

10. ULS/N2Y Professional Learning Community Meeting - By Invitation Only

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/18/2022

Meeting Times: 5/18/2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Virtual Workshop
Starting Soon
A monthly virtual meeting for teachers/administrators using News2You and Unique Learning System to share successes and challenges, collaborate with others, have focused conversation on a program topic, and to grow in knowledge of how to use these rich resources to support student success.

11. Classroom Management Course (INVITATION ONLY) - Cohort 08 - May 23 - Jun 5, 2022

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/23/2022 to 6/5/2022

Meeting Times: Online course

New
In response to Act 91 of 2021 (HB 412), the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) is offering a classroom management course to assist interested candidates in receiving the necessary permit to work in schools as classroom monitors.

During this asynchronous online training, participants will engage in four learning modules:

Module 1: Professional expectations: In this module, participants will be introduced to the details of appropriate conduct, dress, and demeanor. In addition, common daily functions and tasks as well as emergency procedures will be featured.

Module 2: Creating an environment of respect through positive relationships: Creating an environment of respect and rapport in the classrooms by the ways of interacting with students and by the interactions that are encouraged and cultivated among students will be explored. Participants will also be introduced to communication techniques and the use of positive teacher language.

Module 3: Fostering a culture of learning for all students: Knowledge of a variety of instructional strategies to vary the lesson format is important to prevent student boredom and to meet the needs of diverse learners. Basic instructional techniques will be covered to help classroom monitors enhance student engagement.

Module 4: Responding to behavior through restorative practices: In this module, proactive strategies that prevent disruptions and maintain the flow of learning will be featured. Participants will be introduced to restorative practice techniques as well as ways of correcting student misbehavior.

This training will be an online asynchronous course that includes pre-recorded video lectures as well as participant reflection assessments.

PARTICIPATION BY INVITATION ONLY

12. Lead to Flourish: Serving the Whole Child & Whole Educator

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 teachers, staff and administrators

Dates: 5/23/2022

Meeting Times: See description

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Facilitated by Baruti Kafele

One of the current hot topics in education is district, school and classroom level equity toward children of color and other underserved student populations. This highly engaging, interactive, self-reflective workshop address focuses on school staff relative to issues of equity, social justice education and race in the classroom. It challenges school staff to look within themselves relative to how they see, treat and relate with their colleagues and students in these areas. Participants will confront whatever biases they may bring to their own professional practices that may be unconscious, implicit and/or explicit. Participants will explore the argument that high performance is an impossibility in school learning environments where equity fails to exist. Principal Kafele will share strategies toward creating and sustaining an equitable school environment that will be inclusive of important conversations around race, diversity, cultural competence and the infusion of social justice education.

#Leadership

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

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/24/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2021-2022 SEAC MEETINGS

14. STEM and Education Innovation PLN

Program: Hourly Workshops

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

Dates: 5/24/2022

Meeting Times: 5/24; 4:00PM - 5:00PM

In this professional learning network, educational teachers and leaders will come together to connect science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning with peer networking. You are the critical leaders needed to help support innovative teaching practices in your local communities in all learning environments.

During our meetings, we will discuss challenges that impact 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. We will share and demonstrate tools and techniques to bring meaningful, real-world challenges into the classroom.

This professional learning is being offered in person, if you would like to attend remotely, please contact the facilitator after registering.

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

#CCIUinnovates
#CCIUSTEM
#STEM2122

15. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/25/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 am

Monthly Charter School Meetings on 5/25/22.

16. Explore Discovery Ed

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/26/2022

Meeting Times: 11:15AM-11:45AM, hybrid delivery (connect virtually or in-person)

Location: 300

New
Join Discovery Education for the latest updates and to learn ways to support educators with delivering effective, equitable, and cross-curricular instruction. In this session, we will explore instructional strategies and resources that help educators engage diverse learners with multi-modal digital content.

17. The PREPaRE Model, Workshop 1, Crisis Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: See description

Dates: 5/26/2022

Meeting Times: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Virtual Workshop
The PREPaRE Model, developed and endorsed by the 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 This workshop provides a broad overview of the school crisis team's roles and responsibilities, with a special emphasis on crisis prevention and preparedness.

Beneficial for School crisis team members. Typical attendees include school-based mental health professionals, administrators and security professionals.

There is mandatory pre-work for this workshop that will require one hour to complete. You will receive an email to complete this.

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 May 19, 2022 or no show day of event.

#Crisis

18. Classroom Management Course (INVITATION ONLY) - Cohort 09 - May 30 - Jun 12, 2022

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 5/30/2022 to 6/12/2022

Meeting Times: Online course

New
In response to Act 91 of 2021 (HB 412), the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) is offering a classroom management course to assist interested candidates in receiving the necessary permit to work in schools as classroom monitors.

During this asynchronous online training, participants will engage in four learning modules:

Module 1: Professional expectations: In this module, participants will be introduced to the details of appropriate conduct, dress, and demeanor. In addition, common daily functions and tasks as well as emergency procedures will be featured.

Module 2: Creating an environment of respect through positive relationships: Creating an environment of respect and rapport in the classrooms by the ways of interacting with students and by the interactions that are encouraged and cultivated among students will be explored. Participants will also be introduced to communication techniques and the use of positive teacher language.

Module 3: Fostering a culture of learning for all students: Knowledge of a variety of instructional strategies to vary the lesson format is important to prevent student boredom and to meet the needs of diverse learners. Basic instructional techniques will be covered to help classroom monitors enhance student engagement.

Module 4: Responding to behavior through restorative practices: In this module, proactive strategies that prevent disruptions and maintain the flow of learning will be featured. Participants will be introduced to restorative practice techniques as well as ways of correcting student misbehavior.

This training will be an online asynchronous course that includes pre-recorded video lectures as well as participant reflection assessments.

PARTICIPATION BY INVITATION ONLY

19. Librarian Professional Learning Network Meeting

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Librarians and Media Specialists.
This event is not relevant for non-teaching professionals or day-to-day substitutes.

Dates: 6/2/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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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. This meeting will begin with devoted professional development on librarian services and libraries. The meeting will allocate opportunities for open dialogue and networking among the participants to enable librarians to generate support from one another.

While participants will be engaged in professional learning and network opportunities, participants will also have an opportunity to remain at the IU for additional networking and working time.

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 facilitator.

#librarians #librarian network #professionallearning

20. Beat The Bullying: A Look into Prevention and Intervention

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 6/3/2022 to 6/30/2022

Meeting Times: Online. Self-paced course. Complete modules by due dates.

Online
Closed
Beat The Bullying is an online course that will journey through the ongoing issue of bullying in classrooms. It will take an in depth look into the prevention of this growing problem, where teachers can learn many techniques to have a peaceful learning environment. We will analyze successful classroom crafts, projects, surveys, and books that have contributed to the decline of bullying in the classroom. We will also investigate many bullying programs that school districts currently use and evaluate their effectiveness. This course will also analyze intervention techniques to help with current bullies in the classroom. Teachers will analyze state legislation and policies on bullying as well as litigation and legal issues for all school personnel. Participants will establish a classroom Bullying Action Plan based on their grade level, in order to create a peaceful and successful learning environment, where students work together as one with self-confidence and respect for one another.

Required Text Participants must purchase the book "Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Realistic Strategies for Schools" by Susan M. Swearer, Dorothy L. Espelage and Scott A. Napolitano.

21. There is an App For That - Integrating iPads into the Classroom

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 6/6/2022 to 7/16/2022

Meeting Times: Online

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 Blooms 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.

22. English Learner Expo and Linguistically Diverse Learners Round Table Discussion | EL Workshop

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Educators of EL Students

Dates: 6/7/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 302

Come join us for the English Learner Expo! Andrea Kolb, Statewide Multilingual Education Program Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Education, opens the event discussing culturally responsive teaching and culturally relevant literature. The event will conclude with a Linguistically Diverse Learners Round Table discussion where our local Chester County EL teachers, who were themselves English learners, will provide their insights on the needs, challenges, and advantages of being linguistically diverse in today's schools.

Vendors and Community Organizations will be available on the entire 3rd floor 12 to 5 pm.
Keynote Speaker, Andrea Kolb: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Raffle Drawing: 4:00 p.m.

Current vendors include
-Ballard and Tighe
-Benchmark Education
-Discovery Education
-English Language Success Application
-Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt
-National Geographic
-Mackin

Current local community organizations include:
-CCIU - Head Start and Migrant Education
-The Chester County Library
-Chester County Food Bank
-Community Volunteers In Medicine
-The Garage
-Kennett Area Community Service
-Reading Area Community College
-Volunteer English Program
-The Well

Come and Meet Dr. Carmen Rowe, contributing author of Composing Storylines of Possibilities: Immigrant and Refugee Families Navigating School

Come as a district team and bring your EL Coordinators, EL teachers, Curriculum Directors, Pupil Services Directors, School Counselors and all that touch the lives of English learners and their families!

#EL #EnglishLearners

23. Empowering All Learners with the Development of an Inclusive Esports Club

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/15/2022 to 8/9/2022

Meeting Times: 6/15, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9; all 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

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The Esports Education Playbook. Are you interested in creating a custom Esports program while also meeting the needs of a diverse group of learners? This book study will bring participants together to review and discuss the steps needed to successfully implement an Esports Program within your own organization. From teaching digital literacy to equity, wellness and SEL strategies, participants will learn, collaborate and begin the steps needed to establish your own Esports program or make your current one more engaging! We invite participants to be a part of a cycle to deepen understanding, apply practice, and gain feedback from a professional community of learners. Components of the PLC will include: asynchronous and synchronous face-to-face trainings with the CCIU and partners, collaboration opportunities with other districts as well as continuous and ongoing support.

*** Participants will need to purchase the book on their own before the start.

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.

#STEM2122

24. Gifted Education for the General Education Teacher

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: K-12 general education teachers, coaches, gifted education teachers, special education teachers, librarians, special area teachers, and administrators

Dates: 6/15/2022 to 8/1/2022

New
Do you work with Gifted students? Do you have students who may be Gifted? Do you have students who are eager for a challenge? Engage in professional learning focused on providing strategies and background knowledge to support advanced learners in the general education classroom.

This professional learning experience will consist of three hours of learning. You will be given access to this professional learning through Canvas after enrolling. This course has open enrollment through August 1. All coursework must be completed by August 1, 2022 for Act 48 credit.

#CCIUinnovates
#Gifted2122

25. Instructional Technology Integrationists Collaborative

Program: Hourly Workshops

Audience: Tech Integrators, Instructional Coaches, Instructional Tech Specialists, Tech Coordinators, Technology Teachers, Tech Administrations, Tech Directors, Media Specialists

Dates: 6/15/2022

Meeting Times: 6/15; 3:45PM - 4:45PM

The Instructional Technology Integrationists Collaborative (ITIC) exists to facilitate local faculty and staff networking engagements that bring together regional educational leaders across the K-12 setting (teachers, instructional coaches, technology administrators) with a focus on high quality instructional technology integration to increase student achievement. With a focus on instructional implications of technology integration, members will share their experiences, lend their input, and receive training. The focus of the meetings will be based on participant needs and initiatives.

Subgroups might include:

- Blended Learning
- Instructional Design / Learning Management System
- Competency-based & Personalized Learning

#Online

26. AoP Summer Technology Academy 2022: Reimagining Collaboration, Creativity, and Innovation - in person option

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 6/20/2022 to 6/21/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30 to 3:00 - in person option

The 2022 AoP Summer Technology Academy seeks to support educators in driving meaningful student engagement and deeper learning outcomes through the integration of technology. This two day intensive event allows Archdiocesan educators to participate in professional differentiated learning to explore how technology can be utilized as a resource to deepen their classroom pedagogy. Attendees will participate in opening and closing keynote presentations as well as interactive learning sessions, led by educational professionals. All designed to impart new skills, ideas for implementation, and a sense of excitement!

27. Teaching Media Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 6/20/2022 to 7/30/2022

Meeting Times: Online

Online
Students are exposed to a variety of media throughout the day. Media is an influential force in the lives of students. Television, radio, computers, internet, social media, streaming, video games and smartphones are just a few examples of the media that students interact with daily. However, when it comes to being able to recognize real news versus a fake news article that might appear on their feed, the majority of students cannot tell the difference. Educators have a responsibility to teach students how to critically engage with mass media. In order to be an informed citizen, students must know how to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of media. It is imperative that students possess these skills so that they can make informed decisions as adults. During this three-credit online course, participants will come to understand what media literacy skills are, their importance in the classroom, how to integrate media literacy skills and design lessons and activities that will help students to become media literate.

28. Literacy Conference | Building Capable Writers

Program: Hourly Workshops

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

Dates: 6/21/2022

Meeting Times: Tuesday, June 21, 2022; 9:00am - 3:00pm (sign-in 8:45am)

Location: The Great Hall

The Literacy Conference is offered in collaboration with Immaculata University.

This full-day conference promotes building capable writers with students in K-8 classrooms. The continuum of writing starts with solid instructional practice and blooms with supportive feedback. Participants will:
- Cultivate feedback strategies to engage and inspire writers.
- Examine methods of utilizing sound walls as everyday instructional tools for beginning writers.
- Explore intentional language and nurturing feedback techniques to promote resilient writers.

Agenda
9:00 to 10:30 AM Feedback that Moves Writers Forward, with Patty McGee
10:30 to 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM to 3:00 PM Participants choose their session
- Session 1 for K-2 educators: Sound Walls: It's All About Print, with Dr. Dawn M. Durham
- Session 2 for 3-8 educators: Building Resilient Writers, with author Patty McGee

12:30 to 1:30 PM Lunch and Patty McGee's books available to purchase and sign

3:00 PM Graduate credit meeting required for anyone who opts for graduate credit

Visit Literacy Conference webpage for session descriptions and facilitator bios.

Note:
- Three (3) Graduate credits are available through Immaculata University.
- Graduate credit fee - an additional $450 payable to Immaculata at the meeting.
- Graduate credit paperwork.
- After June 8th the full fee will be assessed for dropped enrollments or no-shows.

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

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 6/21/2022

Meeting Times: 12:00-3:30

Special Education Administrators in Chester County Monthly Meetings REGISTER HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL 2021-2022 SEAC MEETINGS

30. Charter School Meeting (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Program: Hourly Workshops

Dates: 6/22/2022

Meeting Times: 8:30-11:00 am

Monthly Charter School Meetings on 6/22/22.

31. Getting Hands-On Integrating Environmental Education

Program: Hourly Workshops

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

Dates: 6/23/2022

Meeting Times: 6/23; 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Join us for a full day workshop at Bayard Rustin High School and Goose Creek. Attendees will work through the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE) framework while furthering their own knowledge of environmental literacy and stewardship. Educators in attendance will go outdoors to engage in a hands-on learning experience, while developing the skills to integrate MWEE into their own classrooms and schools. Following the workshop, attendees will be invited to further learning opportunities to become a Certified MWEE Ambassador!

Note: Please bring boots. If you need boots, please fill out the following Google Form and they will be provided to you. Google Form

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.

#STEM2122

32. Anxiety & Stress: Teacher and Student Wellness

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 6/27/2022 to 7/15/2022

Meeting Times: Online. Self-paced course. Complete modules by due dates.

Online Course
Anxiety & Stress: Teacher and Student Wellness is a course that guides participants in developing and implementing classroom strategies that cultivate teacher and student well-being. The ways in which teachers and students react to anxiety and stress will determine the growth (or lack thereof) and experiences in the classroom each day. Mental health is of great concern in the classroom (and the world) as educational, financial, social, mental and emotional pressures can seem overwhelming at times. Teacher and student well-being must first be addressed before teaching and learning can take place. Participants will explore curricula for how to best deal with their students anxiety and stress in the classroom. Participants will also explore scientific research, best practices and the holistic education of the mind and body that we strive to provide our 21st century students. Both teacher and student must maintain a level of self-care and awareness in order to make great academic and personal strides. Participants will develop an action plan to acknowledge and address anxiety and stressors in the classroom so that calmness, awareness, insightfulness and presence are established and academic goals can be met.

Required Text: Participants will need to purchase the interactive textbook (digital or paper) titled Stress Management for Teachers A ProActive Guide by Herman and Reinke, ISBN-13: 978-1462517985

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

Program: CPE Credit Courses

Dates: 6/27/2022 to 8/6/2022

Meeting Times: Online

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.