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1. Diversity Awareness in Education:A New Perspective for a Changing Classroom

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/3/2021 to 3/23/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

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PDE COURSE NUMBER 20050437
Target Audience: K-12 Teachers

Description: This course will help educators gain a greater awareness of the racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, gender and cultural diversity of their school community and beyond. Participants will be involved in insightful and interactive learning that will place a great emphasis on personal world view and the world view of others. In the end, participants will be equipped with the knowledge to create effective strategies for use in any curriculum relevant to your position.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 (Late fee of $475.00 if registering one week or less prior to start of course)

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Count towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option.Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.

2. Delaware County Technical High Schools Information Session for Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Dates: 3/3/2021

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Target Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Participants will gain a greater understanding of all DCTS programs in order to support students in the transition process. This includes CTE programs academic rigor, essential skills needed for success in the program, environmental conditions, behavioral expectations, industry certifications, etc. Participants will engage in an open discussion and Q & A session to gain knowledge of specific technical school programs and technical education in general. These sessions will also provide information to teachers of current DCTS students regarding transition activities completed at DCTS that can be incorporated into students' transition plans.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

3. Safety Care Consultation and Practice

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County Districts and IU Building Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Dates: 3/3/2021

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Target Audience: Delaware County Districts and IU Building Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Description: These monthly sessions are intended for currently certified Safety Care Specialists. The topic of the session will be determined by the needs of the individual participants. Some possible topics covered might be: (1) individual consultation for different situations in a classroom or building; (2) to learn additional techniques from the "High Severity Behaviors" curriculum, not covered in the core curriculum training; or (3) to refresh skills on physical management. Certified Safety Care Specialists will be able to practice skills or ask questions, thus resulting in higher fidelity of implementation of the curriculum.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/2/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

4. Paraeducator Workshop: Executive Functioning Training

Program: Paraeducator Trainings

Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF

Dates: 3/4/2021

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Target Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF


Description: Executive Function skills are the brain-based cognitive skills that help students with planning, organization of materials or ideas, memory, management of time, or flexible thinking. The focus of this workshop will be to develop a better understanding of these executive function skills and how they effect student learning. The training will also address some strategies that will help you support students that struggle with executive function skills.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT - YOU WILL NOT BE ADDED FOR CREDIT SHOULD YOU ATTEND WITHOUT PREREGISTERING - YOU MUST PREREGISTER BY 3/3/21.

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

5. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU District General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, ELL Teachers

Dates: 3/4/2021

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Target Audience: DCIU ELD Teachers

Description: DCIU ELD teachers meet monthly for information, training, and collaboration to support implementation of an effective LIEP for English learners. Participants will be able to implement ELD Program policy and procedures, apply effective practices to their instruction, and collaborate with colleagues.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

6. Delaware County Technical High Schools Information Session for Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Dates: 3/8/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Participants will gain a greater understanding of all DCTS programs in order to support students in the transition process. This includes CTE programs academic rigor, essential skills needed for success in the program, environmental conditions, behavioral expectations, industry certifications, etc. Participants will engage in an open discussion and Q & A session to gain knowledge of specific technical school programs and technical education in general. These sessions will also provide information to teachers of current DCTS students regarding transition activities completed at DCTS that can be incorporated into students' transition plans.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

7. Delaware County Technical High Schools Information Session for Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Dates: 3/10/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County High School Special Education Teachers and Transition Coordinators

Participants will gain a greater understanding of all DCTS programs in order to support students in the transition process. This includes CTE programs academic rigor, essential skills needed for success in the program, environmental conditions, behavioral expectations, industry certifications, etc. Participants will engage in an open discussion and Q & A session to gain knowledge of specific technical school programs and technical education in general. These sessions will also provide information to teachers of current DCTS students regarding transition activities completed at DCTS that can be incorporated into students' transition plans.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

8. Computer Science Council (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Dates: 3/11/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Description: This group is committed to removing the silos that some computer science teachers face by connecting teachers across Delaware County. For computer science teachers and supervisors, the Computer Science Council will provide a platform to share resources, lessons, and ideas.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 3/10/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

9. Computer Science Council (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Dates: 3/11/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Description: This group is committed to removing the silos that some computer science teachers face by connecting teachers across Delaware County. For computer science teachers and supervisors, the Computer Science Council will provide a platform to share resources, lessons, and ideas.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 3/10/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

10. High Leverage Practices to Support Students in Math Grades K-8: Whole Number Content for Intensive Intervention (target teachers of grades K-5) AM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Interventionists

Dates: 3/15/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Interventionists

Description:Outcomes: 1. Explain the core concepts of place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers. 2. Practice with multiple algorithms for four basic operations of whole numbers. 3. Determine how data based individualization looks in intensive intervention that is focused on conceptual and procedural understanding of whole numbers.

Overview: Intensive instruction has been identified as a high-leverage practice in special education, and DBI is a research-based approach to delivering intensive instruction (NCII, 2013). Learners are provided an opportunity to extend understanding of intensive instruction through exposure to DBI in math. Students demonstrating difficulties in math require focused intervention, students in grades K-5 should have intervention to master whole-number concepts and operations

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 3/14/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

11. High Leverage Practices to Support Students in Math Grades K-8: Whole Number Content for Intensive Intervention (target teachers of grades K-5) PM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Interventionists

Dates: 3/15/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Interventionists

Description:Outcomes: 1. Explain the core concepts of place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers. 2. Practice with multiple algorithms for four basic operations of whole numbers. 3. Determine how data based individualization looks in intensive intervention that is focused on conceptual and procedural understanding of whole numbers.

Overview: Intensive instruction has been identified as a high-leverage practice in special education, and DBI is a research-based approach to delivering intensive instruction (NCII, 2013). Learners are provided an opportunity to extend understanding of intensive instruction through exposure to DBI in math. Students demonstrating difficulties in math require focused intervention, students in grades K-5 should have intervention to master whole-number concepts and operations

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 3/14/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

12. AS/Life Skills Network Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Special Education Teachers

Dates: 3/15/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Special Education Teachers

Description: n each session the attendees will learn about a targeted technique or concept to increase student participation, while decreasing behaviors of concern. The techniques will be taught, modeled, discussed for practical implementation in both face to face instruction and virtual instruction, and practice opportunities will be provided. Topic: Active Listening, building Behavior Momentum.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 3/14/21

13. DCIU Title III Consortium Quarterly Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU District Administrators, Building Administrators, Title III Consortium Member LEAs

Dates: 3/17/2021

Target Audience: DCIU District Administrators, Building Administrators, Title III Consortium Member LEAs

Description: The DCIU serves as the Title III Consortium Lead for schools that receive federal Title III funds. As Consortium fiscal lead and partner, DCIU coordinates Title III activities, ensuring funds are spent to carry out goals in the application and benefit of all consortium members. Qurterly meetings support collaboration and transparency. Participants will engage with member LEAs to determine Consortium activities and facilitate planning. They will also receive federal and state updates to support program oversight and compliance.

Registration Fee: Free, for DCIU Consortium Members Only

YOU MUST BE PREREGISTERED TO ATTEND AND TO RECEIVE CREDIT. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 3/16/21

14. DCIU LIEP Quarterly Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building and District Administrators of DCIU’s LIEP

Dates: 3/17/2021

Target Audience: Building and District Administrators of DCIU's LIEP

Description: The DCIU English Language Development Program provides direct English language development instruction for students in Delaware County schools who are English learners (ELs). Quarterly meetings with district leadership support collaboration, coordination, and communication to ensure effective implementation of the language instruction educational program (LIEP). Participants will describe the goals and key components of the LIEP for English learners and support its effective implementation across district buildings.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT


15. A Coaching Collaborative: Coaching around Math Practices

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/17/2021

Target Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Description: This coaching collaborative grows out of the conversation started at our Southeast Regional Network Meeting in December. During this three-part series, we will consider effective math practices and strategies to expand our repertoire. Crucial to our time together is the exploration of our coaching approach to empower teachers as they consider effective ways to integrate new strategies. We will also take time to run coaching circles around problems of practice that arise from this work. This opportunity is open to all coaches whether or not you attended the math session in December.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Staffs, $45.00 out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/16/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

16. A Coaching Collaborative: Continuing Courageous Conversations Around Coaching for Equity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/17/2021

Target Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Description: This coaching collaborative continues the work in the areas of SEL and Equity that was initiated during our Southeast Regional Network Meeting in December. During this three-part series, we will explore resources, review protocols and build opportunities for coaches to seek greater understanding of what lies beneath the surface of our own values, beliefs, and practices as well as those of others and of the system within which we work. This opportunity is open to all coaches whether you attended these sessions in December or not. Join us for reflection, exploration and conversation.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Staffs, $45.00 out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/16/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

17. Coaching Fundamentals in a Hybrid/Virtual Environment

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Dates: 3/17/2021

Target Audience: PIIC Instructional Coaches

Description: This three-part series will explore fundamental coaching frameworks through a virtual/hybrid lens,discuss questioning and reflective practices in a virtual/hybrid environment, and examine ways to use data to guide coaching conversations in a virtual/hybrid environment. This opportunity is open to all coaches, whether you are new to coaching or want to revisit the basics of your craft through a hybrid/virtual lens. The sessions will have common themes, but you do not need to have attended previous sessions.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Staffs, $45.00 out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/16/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

18. Connections Over Compliance: Rewiring Our Perceptions of Discipline

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: School Psychologists, School Counselors, School Social Workers

Dates: 3/18/2021

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Target Audience: School Psychologists, School Counselors, School Social Workers

Description: This new lens for discipline benefits all students by reaching for sustainable behavioral changes through brain state awareness rather than compliance and obedience.

Fee: $35.00 payable by Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or School/Entity Purchase Order. DCIU STAFF select Purchase Order payment type and enter DCIU as PO info

Registration deadline March 17, 2021, 12:00pm. Registration required for credit and Zoom link.

Any Questions - Please contact Dr. Jim Wolf, jwolf@dciu.org

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSIONS IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

19. Physical Education & Health Educator's Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Physical Education & Health Educators

Dates: 3/18/2021

Target Audience: Physical Education & Health Educators

Description: Calling all PE & Health teachers in Delaware County! Join us for the inaugural year of the PE & Health Educator's Cooperative. The goal of this cooperative is to network with other job-alike educators around the county about educational best practices, curriculum, and current trends related to health and PE.

REGISTRATION FEE: $10.00 Delaware County Districts Staff, $15 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES 3/17/2021

20. School Librarian Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 3/18/2021

Target Audience: Librarians

Description: Calling all School Librarians in Delaware County! Join us for the inaugural year of the School Librarian Cooperative. The goal of this cooperative is to network with other job-alike educators around the county about educational best practices, curriculum, and current trends related to School Librarians.

REGISTRATION FEE: $10.00 Delaware County Districts Staff, $15 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES 3/17/2021

21. Paraeducator Workshop: Student Discipline with Equity in Mind

Program: Paraeducator Trainings

Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF

Dates: 3/18/2021

Target Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF


Description: Participants will learn the difference between equality vs. equity for all students and how to support equitable practices within their classroom. Concepts of implicit bias will be explored as well as how they ultimately affect our interactions with students. Participants will learn about Vulnerable Decision Points (VDPs- what situations and behaviors push our buttons) and strategies to use when faced with a VDPs.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT - YOU WILL NOT BE ADDED FOR CREDIT SHOULD YOU ATTEND WITHOUT PREREGISTERING - YOU MUST PREREGISTER BY 3/16/21.

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

22. Non-Public Workshop - Teacher Practices to Enhance Student Motivation

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers from Delaware County Schools ONLY

Dates: 3/22/2021

Target Audience: Nonpublic Teachers and Administrators from Delaware County Schools ONLY

Description: Research has demonstrated that 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. This session will examine many practical strategies that teachers can use the next day in their classrooms to increase student engagement in the learning process. Participants will also review research on the impact of developing trust and positive relationships between a teacher and their students has on the engagement level of their students.

For Nonpublic Teachers from Delaware County Schools ONLY. This workshop is being provided through Non-Public Schools Funding. You must be employed by a Delaware County Nonpublic School to attend this workshop.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE AND CREDIT RECORDING. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE OUT AS OF 3/20/2021

23. PBIS Tier 2 & 3 Interventions Overview

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County Districts Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Nurses, Behavior Analysts, School Psychologist

Dates: 3/23/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County Districts Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Nurses, Behavior Analysts, School Psychologist

Description: Intensifying intervention for students demonstrating a need for additional support requires a focus on function of behavior and demands multiple components and structures of support. This training will overview research-based interventions for students demonstrating behaviors requiring Tier 2 or 3 support.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 18, 2021

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

24. Curriculum Directors Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Dates: 3/24/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Description: DCIU holds monthly meetings to facilitate dialogue among leaders across the county who are responsible for curriculum and instruction in their districts. This supports networking and collaborative problem solving. DCIU staff keeps the group abreast of PDE initiatives and requirements, trends in instruction and assessment, and professional development opportunities.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO CREDIT PROVIDED IF NOT PREREGISTERED.

Registration by 3/24/21

25. SLP Networking Meeting- 5

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 3/24/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Description: The SLP Networking Series will focus on relevant topics related to providing speech and language services in school based settings. Opportunities for small group discussion and case studies will be integrated into the sessions.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT BY 3/23/21

26. Science Council (March Session ONLY)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 3/25/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: Please join DCIU in a professional learning community to explore issues around science and engineering instruction, assessment, curriculum, and mindset. The program will convene representative groups from each district to participate in research study, workshops, and collaborative problem solving. The goal of this group is to collaboratively build capacity in the Delaware County science education community. The first Science Council meeting will be a kick-off event with former NSTA President and award-winning author Page Keeley (separate registration)

THIS REGISTRATION FOR MARCH 25, 2021 SESSION ONLY.

Zoom link to be provided by Instructor at least 2 hours prior to workshop

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County District Staff, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/24/21

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

27. Paraeducator Workshop: The Paraprofessional's Role in Effective Classroom Management

Program: Paraeducator Trainings

Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF
, NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF

Dates: 3/25/2021

Target Audience: DISTRICT PARAEDUCATORS ONLY (MUST be a PARAEDUCATOR)
NOT OPEN TO DCIU STAFF


Description: This course will provide paraeducators with strategies to support classroom teachers in developing effective classroom management practices. It will include an overview of various strategies; such as prompting, setting/stating clear expectations and effective use of reinforcement.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT - YOU WILL NOT BE ADDED FOR CREDIT SHOULD YOU ATTEND WITHOUT PREREGISTERING - YOU MUST PREREGISTER BY 3/23/21.

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

28. A New Look at Working with Students with Autism

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with Autism.

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/20/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience:Designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with Autism

Description: PDE COURSE NUMBER 20120306. With more and more students being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum disorders, it is important for educators to explore their perceptions and expand their knowledge base of this disability category in order to meet these students' needs. This course takes an inside look into what it is like to live with Autism. We will see and hear first hand accounts from people living with the disorder. Their inspirational and informative stories have motivated participants in the past to examine and reexamine how they work with students on the spectrum of autism. We will explore methods of motivation and classroom management in settings with learners with Autism. Given the information provided throughout the course, participants will also have the opportunity to more completely understand the many services that students with autism can benefit from and how educators can apply this learned information in their area of focus and provide effective instruction to students with mild to severe Autism.

Registration Fee: $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable)

29. ADHD in Education

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with ADHD.

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/20/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20120308
Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with ADHD.

Description: With more and more students being diagnosed with ADHD, it is important for educators to examine their perceptions and expand their knowledge base of this disability category in order to meet these students' needs. Throughout the course, participants will explore the debate surrounding medication and the myths associated with ADHD. Furthermore, they will complete activities providing them with first-hand experience about what it is like to live with ADHD. With the information covered in the course, participants will take away practical strategies to implement across all school environments. Online. No textbook required.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

30. Diversity Awareness in Communication: Healthy Dialogue & Conflict Resolution

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/20/2021

Meeting Times: Course will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed one day prior to course start.

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20030240
Target Audience: K-12 Teachers

Description: Fear of conflict, worry about saying the "wrong thing,"and not knowing what to say are all common reasons for the shortage or absence of diversity-related discussions in K-12 schools. Unfortunately, lack of discussion about this topic can actually increase negative bias, decrease understanding, and ultimately hinder academic achievement for students. This course will introduce participants to effective communication strategies that can reduce the discomfort of engaging in diversity-related discussions, increase their ability to build communication skills relating to the topic of diversity, and be applied upon returning to the workplace.

Registration Fee (Charged at time of registration): $450.00 (Late fee of $475.00 if registering one week or less prior to start of course)

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Count towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option.Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.

31. Google Tools for Educators

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Educators and Administrators (NOTE: This course is not eligible for Act 45 administrator credit)

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/20/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20100209
Audience: K-12 Educators and Administrators (NOTE: This course is not eligible for Act 45 administrator credit)

Description: PDE COURSE This course will help participants learn Google's GSuite web based software as a technical and educational solution to empower themselves and students to develop authentic, relevant, and digital learning. The number of software solutions offered for free by Google is growing rapidly and there are countless applications for the classroom to integrate or move to virtual. Course participants will develop technological skills and pedagogical capacities in the core GSuite applications and showcase those skill in a final course project of the participants' choosing.

Registration Fee (CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. May count towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.

32. Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Classrooms

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/13/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience: ALL

Description: PDE COURSE # 20200001 More than two thirds of children reported at least one traumatic event by age 16. Exposure to trauma can have negative, long-lasting effects on children's learning, health and emotional well-being. Through the research-based social, emotional and behavioral universal and targeted approaches provided in this course, course participants will learn how to provide multi-tiered systems of support that buffer against the impact of traumatic stress and respond to its effects.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $150.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $175.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: One (1) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 30 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

33. Internet for Educators

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/13/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20030275
Audience: K-12 Teachers

Description: This online course is designed for K to 12 educators to understand the value of the Internet and to use Internet resources effectively and efficiently in an educational environment. Course participants will review the history of the Internet, explore Internet safety and digital citizenship sites, learn effective Internet searching strategies, identify standards-based curriculum resources, and use Internet resources called learning playlists to create content specific lessons. Each learner will create a lesson playlist that will feature topic specific materials, content standards, multimedia resources, and formative assessments.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $150.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $175.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: One (1) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credit, 30 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Please Note: This is NOT a University Level Graduate Course.

COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.

34. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 3/31/2021 to 4/20/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience: ALL

Description:PDE COURSE # 20120092 Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors offers research-based interventions that educators can use to support K-12 students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and Conduct Disorder (CD). The purpose of the course is to help educators identify behavioral indicators common to these disorders, and implement strategies in response to these behaviors to promote students' social and emotional skill-building and support academic success. This course aligns with the PA Student Interpersonal Skill Standards (SIS) and the Safe and Supportive Schools Model.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. May count towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option. (Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

35. Micro-PD Collection: 3D Printers

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What 3D Printers are -What 3D Printers the DCIU has to borrow  -3D Printer Troubleshooting and Maintenance -Discover why educators use 3D Printers in the classroom -Investigate 3D Printing Teacher Resources -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

36. Micro-PD Collection: Bee-Bots

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What Bee-Bots are -The Hardware that comes with the kit -Discover why educators use the Bee-Bots in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources available for Bee-Bots -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

37. Micro-PD Collection: Bloxels

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Bloxels are -The hardware that comes with the kit and how to use. -How to install Bloxels software. -How to use the software and transforming 3D blocks into digital portal. -Discover sample lessons and activity plans. -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

38. Micro-PD Collection: Happy Atoms

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What are Happy Atoms -The Hardware that comes with each kit -The app that Happy Atoms offers -Discover why educators use Happy Atoms in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources Happy Atoms offers -Find more information about what's in each kit and how to use it -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

39. Micro-PD Collection: Makey-Makey

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What is Makey Makey -The Hardware that comes with the kit -The website that Makey Makey uses -Discover why educators use Makey Makey in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources Makey Makey offers -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

40. Micro-PD Collection: Micro:bits

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Micro:bits are -About the Micro:bit hardware -The apps that can be used with Micro:bits -Discover why educators use the micro:bits in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources micro:bits offers -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

41. Micro-PD Collection: Ozobots

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Ozobots are -The Hardware that comes with the kit -The Apps that can be used with our Ozobots  -Discover why educators use Ozobot in the classroom -Investigate the Ozobot Lesson page -Learn How to Program through OzoBlockly -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

42. Micro-PD Collection: Vernier Labquest

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/1/2021 to 4/30/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What the Vernier LabQuest 2 is and what it does -What equipment comes with the Vernier Kit -What software you will need to use the equipment -Discover why educators use Vernier in the classroom -Research some Vernier lesson plans -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 4/1/21 through 4/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

43. ESL 2: Language Assessment (Cohort 9)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate and accepted into the ESL Specialist Add-on Certificate Program Cohort 7

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 6/11/2021

Meeting Times: Course will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed one day prior to course start.

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience: PA Educators in the Current Cohort 9 holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate and accepted into the ESL Specialist Add-on Certificate Program.

Description: Course is designed for teachers of English Language Learners. It is designed to expand participants' knowledge of effective assessment & placement practices for ELL students. Purposes for assessment, multiple assessment models and use of evaluation techniques will be addressed. Participants will expand knowledge of Core ESL programming, effective uses of the PA English Language Proficiency Standards, PDE's SAS ELL Overlays, PDE's Common Core Standards, ESL curriculum, and instructional practices. Appropriate assessments in the content area and ELL classroom will be discussed. Participates will learn the availability of school support services to assist ELLS in language acquisition and content learning and ways to promote parental/family involvement with their children's educational program. Participants will gain hands-on experience in test administration, interpretation, and reporting. IEP's for ELLs identified as special education students will be discussed.

Required Textbook: "English Language Learners with Special Education Needs" Artilles, Alfredo and Ortiz, Alba. 2002

Registration Fee (paid at time of registration): $600.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $625.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Grad credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Immaculata Course number EDL 565. Form will be emailed to you for this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

44. ESL 4: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity (Cohort 8)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate participating in the current ESL Cohort 7

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 6/11/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience:Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate participating in the current ESL Cohort 8

Description: This course is designed for teachers of English Language Learners. It is based upon knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes of a multicultural approach to learning. Teachers taking this course will develop an awareness of issues related to culture and their impact on the English Language Learner. The course will help learners develop an awareness of how culture affects language acquisition, develop strategies for working with cultural and linguistic diversity in the classroom as well as identify personal attitudes towards multicultural education. Cultural awareness from visible cultural traits to invisible cultural behaviors will be explored to promote staff understanding about other cultures. Course participants will be required to demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts and practices of English as a Second Language instruction as related to cultural awareness based on the following competencies.

REQUIRED TEXT: "Voices of Diversity: Stories, Activities and Resources for the Multicultural Classroom" by Lori Langer de Ramirez. Students also choose a novel.

Registration Fee: $600.00 registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $625.00 registering between 7 days and start of course (fees charged at registration)

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Immaculata Course number EDL 559. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

45. "Coaching for Equity" Book Study

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Social Workers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Social Workers, Instructional Coaches

Description: The "Coaching for Equity" Book Study is packed with resources necessary to implement Transformational Coaching in any organization. In addition to an updated coaching framework and corresponding rubrics, a comprehensive set of coaching tools puts success in every coach's hands. Perfect for teachers, teacher leaders, coaches and administrators, Coaching for Equity offers extensive strategies for talking about race, power, and systems of oppression.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 9 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $95 Delaware County Schools Staff, $105 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

46. Checking and Challenging Bias to Achieve Equitable Practices

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors

Description: The purpose of this course is to provide a general overview and awareness of implicit bias. Participants will learn the definitions of implicit bias, microaggression and several other terms that correlate with discussions around equity. The topic is explored via articles, videos, quizzes and discussion activities. All modules must be completed to receive 3 hours of Act 48 credit. Participants are challenged to analyze their own bias and incite change around equitable practices in their role as educators and beyond.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

47. Equity in Math Practices: Narrowing Achievement Gaps through Intensive Intervention

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors

Description: Current data demonstrate a wide gap in math performance and growth in students of color, identified as economically disadvantaged, and all students with disabilities, regardless of disability type. This course will provide an overview of how to create a more intensive intervention to close the achievement gap effectively through the use of a quality Multi-tiered System of Support and Data-based Individualization. This learning module begins with the premise that all students are receiving instruction at their grade level through tier 1, high-quality core aligned instruction. Furthermore, as part of the MTSS within the building there is a comprehensive assessment system in place and evidence-based tier 2 intervention should be provided in addition to the tier 1 for students that need more support. This course demonstrates the system that should be in place to decrease learning gaps in students identified as historically underachieving.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

48. High Leverage Practices in Special Education to Promote Equity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals

Description: The intent of this course is to provide a general overview of High-Leverage Practices in Special Education and share accompanying resources. The High-Leverage Practices in Special Education (HLP's) enhance special educator preparation programs and provide evidence-based practices that will impact students with disabilities achievement and provide equitable access to high quality education. Teachers who use HLP's and incorporate culturally responsive teaching can facilitate the development of diverse learners. Course is asynchronous from 4/5/21-4/19/21

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 out of county. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

49. How Reframing the Achievement Gap Promotes Equity for Young Learners

Program: Other

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Educators

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Educators

Description: This online course provides participants the opportunity to explore and understand the connection between a student's preschool language exposure and its impact on early literacy and long -term school achievement. Participants will engage in discussion with their colleagues regarding the relationship between equity, oral language, and literacy. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

50. Promoting Equity by Preventing Bullying

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Librarians

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Librarians

Description: From this introductory, 3-hour, asynchronous course, you will be able to do the following:
Identify three conditions that, together, define bullying. Learn when bullying crosses over to harassment that has protections at the federal level. Gain strategies for interrupting and preventing bullying by enhancing belonging and protective factors.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

51. Promoting Equity Through Secondary Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: Special Education Teachers,

Description: In this asynchronous course, we explore how we can encourage Equity while guiding secondary students who have disabilities through the process of planning the course of their own life after they leave high school. We will:
Explain what Equity and Educational Equity are
Track the major steps in Secondary Transition Planning
Identify the roadblocks to Equitable Secondary Transition Planning
Use Presuming Competence as a tool to create Equitable Secondary Transition Planning"

Course is asynchronous from 4/5/21-4/19/21

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 out of county. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

52. The Dysfunctional Cycle of Equity Work: Keys to Successful Equity Implementation

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Special Area Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Special Area Teachers

Description: This is a three hour overview course on equity implementation. This course explores foundational reasons why current approaches to equity in schools aren't successful and offers keys to successful implementation. The course is based on Floyd Cobb and John Krownapple's work on dignity and belonging. They focus on three main keys to success including: inclusion, belonging, and dignity. This course explores their dignity-based framework and offers tools to support schools on breaking the cycle of equity dysfunction. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

53. Using Principles of UDL to Create an Equitable and Inclusive Classroom

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2021 to 4/19/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Description: Equality in education refers to fairness, justice, and impartiality in education. Equity means accommodating and meeting the specific needs of specific individuals and ensuring that everyone's learning needs are met. This course will give participants the definition of equity in education. The course will also explore how the principles of Universal Design for Learning can how to mitigate this educational divide to support ALL learners regardless of disability, gender, or socioeconomic status.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 4/5/2021 through 4/19/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/1/2021 4:00PM

54. Coaches Series: Best Practices for PBIS Action Planning (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, PBIS coaches in schools implementing SW-PBIS

Dates: 4/6/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, PBIS coaches in schools implementing SW-PBIS

Description: Outcomes: Begin the process of action planning. Organize the steps in facilitating action planning within school buildings.

Overview: Creating a meaningful action plan with clearly articulated steps as to the "what, who, and when" is an integral part in building the PBIS Framework. Through this learning experience, coaches will be guided through leading questions that will support them in facilitating action planning within their own buildings. DCIU external coaches can consult on building-specific questions after the two-hour training.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/5/21

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

55. Coaches Series: Best Practices for PBIS Action Planning (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, PBIS coaches in schools implementing SW-PBIS

Dates: 4/6/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, PBIS coaches in schools implementing SW-PBIS

Description: Outcomes: Begin the process of action planning. Organize the steps in facilitating action planning within school buildings.

Overview: Creating a meaningful action plan with clearly articulated steps as to the "what, who, and when" is an integral part in building the PBIS Framework. Through this learning experience, coaches will be guided through leading questions that will support them in facilitating action planning within their own buildings. DCIU external coaches can consult on building-specific questions after the two-hour training.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/5/21

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

56. Safety Care Consultation and Practice

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County Districts and IU Building Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Dates: 4/6/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County Districts and IU Building Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Description: These monthly sessions are intended for currently certified Safety Care Specialists. The topic of the session will be determined by the needs of the individual participants. Some possible topics covered might be: (1) individual consultation for different situations in a classroom or building; (2) to learn additional techniques from the "High Severity Behaviors" curriculum, not covered in the core curriculum training; or (3) to refresh skills on physical management. Certified Safety Care Specialists will be able to practice skills or ask questions, thus resulting in higher fidelity of implementation of the curriculum.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/5/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

57. Addressing Learning Disabilities in Education

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with learning disabilities

Dates: 4/7/2021 to 4/27/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20120310
Audience: Teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines,reading specialists,nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists,speech therapists,any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with learning disabilities.

Description: Participants will have the opportunity to further understand what learning disabilities are, how they are identified and how they are managed in the educational setting. Through viewing videos, examination of research, discussions among colleagues, review of legal cases, assessment of student case studies and development of sample lesson plans, standards aligned IEP goals, accommodations and modifications, participants will have tools to implement strategies within their classroom to promote student achievement for all students with learning disabilities. Pennsylvania's Resiliency/Wellness Framework elements of high expectations for students with learning disabilities, meaningful student engagement among students with learning disabilities, connectivity and bonding with students with learning disabilities, skills for life for our students with learning disabilities, clear and consistent boundaries for our students with learning disabilities as well as unconditional support for these students will also be covered.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency.

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you for option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable)

58. Adopting a Growth Mindset in Education

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about growth mindset including teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines; for reading specialists; speech and language therapists; nurses; school counselors; parents; school and district administrators.

Dates: 4/7/2021 to 4/27/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20180072
Audience: The course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about growth mindset including teachers K-12 in all subject areas & disciplines;reading specialists;speech & language therapists; nurses;school counselors;parents;school & district administrators.

Description: A growth mindset is the belief that intelligence can be developed with effort. Students with a growth mindset understand they can get "smarter" through hard work, the use of effective strategies, and getting help from others when needed. A fixed mindset is the belief that intelligence is a fixed trait handed out at birth. Course participants will review the research about the brain and how the brain, like a muscle, changes and grows in response to challenge. Throughout the course we will explore how we, as educators, can praise students for effort and process rather than praising them for being "smart." Participants will take with them practical strategies to implement whether they are teachers, counselors, speech therapists, nurses, parents, or simply anyone who wants to learn more about fostering a growth mindset in themselves or others.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Applies to Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Forms will be emailed if selected. Act 48 by Immaculata University with this option. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable)

59. Autism in Education

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with Autism

Dates: 4/7/2021 to 4/27/2021

Meeting Times: Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time, login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date

Location: ONLINE COURSE

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12 in all subject areas and disciplines, for reading specialists, nurses, counselors, principals, psychologists, speech therapists, any support staff, parents or anyone interested in learning more about working with students with Autism.

PDE Course Number: 20120307
Description: This course will provide participants descriptions of disorders that fall under the autism spectrum. Participants will review the latest research in the autism field and legal aspects of having students with autism in the classroom. We will explore fostering social competence in students with autism, developing and implementing IEPs for students with autism, and how to best meet these students' needs while promoting acceptance from the other classmates. Participants will take with them practical educational and instructional strategies to implement within their classroom. Online. No textbook required.

Registration Fee(CHARGED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): $450.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $475.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts towards Level II Certification and Master's Equivalency

Note: Graduate Credit is available for this course through Immaculata University for an additional fee of $200.00 per credit. Form will be emailed to you if you select this option. Act 48 offered through Immaculata University with this option.Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change.(Non-refundable-REQUIRED FORM DUE BACK 5 DAYS PRIOR TO COURSE START)

COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.

60. Safety-Care™ Initial Two-Day Training

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICTS AND DCIU ONLY School Staff: Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides.

Dates: 4/8/2021 to 4/9/2021

Target Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICTS AND DCIU ONLY School Staff: Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides.

Description: two-day course that provides a broad set of methods and techniques for reducing the likelihood of behavioral crisis and improving staff safety. Staff will learn, practice, and demonstrate competency in differential reinforcement and basic preventative safety. They will learn how to safely cope with serious behavioral incidents that include: basic physical skills, releases, leadership during behavioral crises, and procedures for safe holding. Trainees who successfully pass the course will receive a Safety-Care™training certificate. Recertification is required annually through a recertification course.

Registration fee: $55.00 DCIU/Delaware County District Staffs DCIU STAFF MUST PROVIDE A PROGRAM BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER

THIS COURSE REQUIRES PHYSICAL EXERTION. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO EXERT THEMSELVES PHYSICALLY AND HAVE FLEXIBILITY OF MOVEMENT THAT INCLUDES KNEELING. A PARTICIPANT MAY OPT OUT OF ACTIVITIES AT ANY TIME IF NECESSARY, AND MUST NOTIFY THE TRAINER OF ANY INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A WAIVER ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE TRAINING ACKNOWLEDGING THAT PARTICIPATION COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY. PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHING AND STURDY SHOES. ATTENDANCE BOTH DAYS IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE TRAINING AND RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE.
Any questions about the training, please contact Professional Development at (610) 938-9000

**COVID STATEMENT: Participants will be required to wear a mask or face covering throughout the training and will be required to take their temperature prior to the training. Any participant with a fever of 99.5 or demonstrating any symptoms of illness will be required to withdraw from the training and reschedule for a different date.**

61. Secondary Principals Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Dates: 4/8/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Description:DCIU coordinates meetings with Elementary Principals multiple times during the school year to discuss topics geared to the principals' interests or concerns. Principals are invited to bring an Assistant Principal with them to each meeting.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO CREDIT PROVIDED IF NOT PREREGISTERED.

Registration by 4/8/2021

62. Elementary Principals Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Dates: 4/8/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Description: DCIU coordinates meetings with Elementary Principals multiple times during the school year to discuss topics geared to the principals' interests or concerns. Principals are invited to bring an Assistant Principal with them to each meeting.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO CREDIT PROVIDED IF NOT PREREGISTERED.

Registration by 4/8/2021

63. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 4/8/2021

Target Audience: DCIU ELD Teachers

Description: DCIU ELD teachers meet monthly for information, training, and collaboration to support implementation of an effective LIEP for English learners. Participants will be able to implement ELD Program policy and procedures, apply effective practices to their instruction, and collaborate with colleagues.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

64. Reading Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Dates: 4/13/2021

Target Audience:Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers

Description: Participants will experience the dimensions of a classroom that support reading strategies, make a connection between research and reading strategies of content area reading, and add to their "teacher toolbox" strategies that will help secondary students read in the content areas.

REGISTRATION FEE: $60.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $70 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/10/21

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

65. School Improvement Quarterly Progress Monitoring and Planning (Full Day)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 4/13/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Description: School improvement Quarterly Progress Monitoring and Planning sessions are for school steering committees needing guided assistance for developing, maintaining, monitoring, or reevaluating a school improvement plan. Teams from all levels of school improvement (ATSI, TSI, CSI) are invited, as well as any school completing a school improvement plan. Each work session focuses on quarterly progress monitoring reporting.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/12/21

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

66. STEM Lending Library Training AM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 4/13/2021

Target Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: This workshop provides an opportunity for Delaware County educators to learn more about items available in the STEM Lending Library. Participants will have time to experiment with devices that have historically been part of the library, as well as recent additions. There will also be time dedicated to learning the checkout process and to discuss ways equipment can naturally be integrated into the curriculum.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/11/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

67. STEM Lending Library Training PM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 4/13/2021

Target Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: This workshop provides an opportunity for Delaware County educators to learn more about items available in the STEM Lending Library. Participants will have time to experiment with devices that have historically been part of the library, as well as recent additions. There will also be time dedicated to learning the checkout process and to discuss ways equipment can naturally be integrated into the curriculum.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/11/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

68. Safety-Care™Re-Certification Training

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICT OR DCIU ONLY Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care"½½½½½½½½ors, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™ Certification Tr

Dates: 4/14/2021

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Target Audience:DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICT OR DCIU ONLY Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™Certification Training

Description: one-day training that provides a complete overview of the initial Safety-Care™training curriculum. Participants must demonstrate competency in all areas of the Safety-Care™curriculum and will be tested for proficiency through the demonstrated competencies and a written test. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will maintain their certification for one full year. The one-day re-certification course is required annually.

Prerequisites: Must have passed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™Training to take the re-certification course.


Registration Fee: $45.00 DCIU/Delaware County District Staffs DCIU STAFF MUST PROVIDE A PROGRAM BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER. Fee includes lunch and the Safety Care™Certificate.

THIS COURSE REQUIRES PHYSICAL EXERTION. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO EXERT THEMSELVES PHYSICALLY AND HAVE FLEXIBILITY OF MOVEMENT THAT INCLUDES KNEELING. A PARTICIPANT MAY OPT OUT OF ACTIVITIES AT ANY TIME IF NECESSARY, AND MUST NOTIFY THE TRAINER OF ANY INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A WAIVER ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE TRAINING ACKNOWLEDGING THAT PARTICIPATION COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY. PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHING AND STURDY SHOES.

Any questions about the training, please contact (610) 938-9000.

**COVID STATEMENT: Participants will be required to wear a mask or face covering throughout the training and will be required to take their temperature prior to the training. Any participant with a fever of 99.5 or demonstrating any symptoms of illness will be required to withdraw from the training and reschedule for a different date.**

69. Delaware County Secondary Transition Council Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators,Special Area Teachers,Parents/Community, Transition Coordinators, Agency Representative that Support Transition Planning

Dates: 4/14/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators,Special Area Teachers,Parents/Community, Transition Coordinators, Agency Representative that Support Transition Planning

Description: Quarterly meetings will focus on a topic related to secondary transition, and will promote networking and interagency collaboration.

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/13/21**

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

70. Delaware County Secondary Transition Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District District Administrators,Building Administrators,Special Education Teachers,Special Area Teachers,Secondary Transition Coordinators

Dates: 4/14/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District District Administrators,Building Administrators,Special Education Teachers,Special Area Teachers,Secondary Transition Coordinators

Description: Quarterly meetings to discuss state and local trends and initiatives for secondary transition.

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/13/21**

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

71. Makey Makey Invention Workshop

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 4/15/2021

Target Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: Learn how to integrate the Makey Makey device into classroom curriculum through play and exploration! The Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century that allows users to turn everyday objects into touch pads and controllers. The workshop will introduce participants to the Makey Makey device and how it works and provide example hands-on activities to engage students in the design process. Participants will learn how to integrate the Makey Makey device into classroom curriculum through play and exploration. All attendees will also receive a Makey-Makey device to take home with them.

This workshop requires a laptop or a device with USB capabilities.

REGISTRATION FEE: $85.00 Fee includes device participants will take home. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/10/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

72. Assessment and Programming in Applied Behavior Analysis: Implementation in Educational Settings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU and Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 4/16/2021

Target Audience: DCIU and Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description:The focus of this workshop is on ABA-based assessment and programming (e.g., functional behavior assessments, reinforcer assessments, performance assessments) in schools and classrooms. This workshop also focuses on the development of assessment-based programming in schools and classrooms (e.g., Positive Behavior Support Plans, IEP goals, behavior reduction goals, integrity checks).

Registration fee: $35 Delaware County, $45 Out of County payable via Credit Card or Purchase Order. ***DCIU Staff select Purchase Order and enter "DCIU" as the Purchase Order Information***
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CUT OFF 4/15/2021

73. Nonpublic Workshop: Differentiating Instruction

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: Delco nonpublic staff ONLY

Dates: 4/20/2021

Target Audience: Delco nonpublic staff ONLY

Description: Differentiation is a way of teaching. This course will provide a general overview of the key principles of differentiated instruction and include hands on strategies to enhance learning.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/18/21

**YOU MUST BE EMPLOYED BY A DELAWARE COUNTY NONPUBLIC SCHOOL TO ATTEND**. YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

74. Trauma Informed PBIS Practices

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Dates: 4/21/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Description: Approximately 47 percent of students have experienced at least one adverse childhood experience (i.e., trauma). Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is one framework for achieving a trauma-informed school. This workshop will discuss components of trauma informed practices and how they can be incorporated within a PBIS framework. Resources and intervention options will be shared.

***Attendees must have previously attended the "Understanding School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports" workshop.***

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 17, 2021

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

75. Nonpublic Workshop: Picture-Perfect STEM

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS OF DELAWARE COUNTY STAFFS: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 4/22/2021

Target Audience: Nonpublic Schools of Delaware County Staffs Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Librarians

Description: The Picture-Perfect Science Program combines the appeal of children's picture books with standards-based science content. The award-winning book series contains lessons, complete with student pages and assessments, that use picture books to guide science instruction in an engaging, kid-friendly way. Participants will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to successfully begin implementing Picture-Perfect STEM lessons, as well develop an understanding of how Picture-Perfect STEM lessons integrate the STEM disciplines and reading in a meaningful way.

Zoom link to be provided by Instructor at least 2 hours prior to workshop

REGISTRATION FEE: $60.00 TO BE COVERED BY NONPUBLIC TTII FUNDS. PLEASE ENTER PAYMENT INFO AS NONPUBLIC FUNDS WILL NOT COVER FEE IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND AND DO NOT WITHDRAW.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/21/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

76. Picture-Perfect STEM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Librarians

Dates: 4/22/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Librarians

Description: The Picture-Perfect Science Program combines the appeal of children's picture books with standards-based science content. The award-winning book series contains lessons, complete with student pages and assessments, that use picture books to guide science instruction in an engaging, kid-friendly way. Participants will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to successfully begin implementing Picture-Perfect STEM lessons, as well develop an understanding of how Picture-Perfect STEM lessons integrate the STEM disciplines and reading in a meaningful way.

Zoom link to be provided by Instructor at least 2 hours prior to workshop

REGISTRATION FEE: $60.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $70 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/21/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

77. EL Coordinator/Administrator Network Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District EL Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 4/27/2021

Target Audience: Open to Delaware County District EL Administrators, Building Administrators

Description: DCIU offers quarterly meetings for EL Directors/ Coordinators across the county to engage in discussion, collaboration, and problem-solving around issues, initiatives, and trends affecting the education of English learners. Participants will learn from and contribute to a network of leaders committed to equitable and effective language instruction educational programs for English learners and immigrant students.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/26/21

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT


78. Curriculum Directors Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Dates: 4/28/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Description: DCIU holds monthly meetings to facilitate dialogue among leaders across the county who are responsible for curriculum and instruction in their districts. This supports networking and collaborative problem solving. DCIU staff keeps the group abreast of PDE initiatives and requirements, trends in instruction and assessment, and professional development opportunities.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO CREDIT PROVIDED IF NOT PREREGISTERED.

Registration by 4/28/21

79. Micro-PD Collection: 3D Printers

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What 3D Printers are -What 3D Printers the DCIU has to borrow  -3D Printer Troubleshooting and Maintenance -Discover why educators use 3D Printers in the classroom -Investigate 3D Printing Teacher Resources -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

80. Micro-PD Collection: Bee-Bots

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What Bee-Bots are -The Hardware that comes with the kit -Discover why educators use the Bee-Bots in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources available for Bee-Bots -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

81. Micro-PD Collection: Bloxels

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Bloxels are -The hardware that comes with the kit and how to use. -How to install Bloxels software. -How to use the software and transforming 3D blocks into digital portal. -Discover sample lessons and activity plans. -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

82. Micro-PD Collection: Happy Atoms

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this micro-PD course you will: -What are Happy Atoms -The Hardware that comes with each kit -The app that Happy Atoms offers -Discover why educators use Happy Atoms in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources Happy Atoms offers -Find more information about what's in each kit and how to use it -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

83. Micro-PD Collection: Makey-Makey

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What is Makey Makey -The Hardware that comes with the kit -The website that Makey Makey uses -Discover why educators use Makey Makey in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources Makey Makey offers -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

84. Micro-PD Collection: Micro:bits

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Micro:bits are -About the Micro:bit hardware -The apps that can be used with Micro:bits -Discover why educators use the micro:bits in the classroom -Investigate the teacher resources micro:bits offers -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

85. Micro-PD Collection: Ozobots

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What Ozobots are -The Hardware that comes with the kit -The Apps that can be used with our Ozobots  -Discover why educators use Ozobot in the classroom -Investigate the Ozobot Lesson page -Learn How to Program through OzoBlockly -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

86. Micro-PD Collection: Vernier Labquest

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Description: This asynchronous, micro-PD learning experience is delivered through Canvas and is designed to be completed in a single 1 -hour session. In this course you will: -What the Vernier LabQuest 2 is and what it does -What equipment comes with the Vernier Kit -What software you will need to use the equipment -Discover why educators use Vernier in the classroom -Research some Vernier lesson plans -Learn about possible ways to adapt or modify instruction for a distance learning environment during COVID-19. Course available from 5/1/21 through 5/31/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

87. "Coaching for Equity" Book Study

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Social Workers, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 6/14/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Social Workers, Instructional Coaches

Description: The "Coaching for Equity" Book Study is packed with resources necessary to implement Transformational Coaching in any organization. In addition to an updated coaching framework and corresponding rubrics, a comprehensive set of coaching tools puts success in every coach's hands. Perfect for teachers, teacher leaders, coaches and administrators, Coaching for Equity offers extensive strategies for talking about race, power, and systems of oppression.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 6/14/2021.

Credit: 9 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $95 Delaware County Schools Staff, $105 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

88. Checking and Challenging Bias to Achieve Equitable Practices

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, Administrative Assistants, School Counselors

Description: The purpose of this course is to provide a general overview and awareness of implicit bias. Participants will learn the definitions of implicit bias, microaggression and several other terms that correlate with discussions around equity. The topic is explored via articles, videos, quizzes and discussion activities. All modules must be completed to receive 3 hours of Act 48 credit. Participants are challenged to analyze their own bias and incite change around equitable practices in their role as educators and beyond.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

89. Equity in Math Practices: Narrowing Achievement Gaps through Intensive Intervention

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors

Description: Current data demonstrate a wide gap in math performance and growth in students of color, identified as economically disadvantaged, and all students with disabilities, regardless of disability type. This course will provide an overview of how to create a more intensive intervention to close the achievement gap effectively through the use of a quality Multi-tiered System of Support and Data-based Individualization. This learning module begins with the premise that all students are receiving instruction at their grade level through tier 1, high-quality core aligned instruction. Furthermore, as part of the MTSS within the building there is a comprehensive assessment system in place and evidence-based tier 2 intervention should be provided in addition to the tier 1 for students that need more support. This course demonstrates the system that should be in place to decrease learning gaps in students identified as historically underachieving.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

90. High Leverage Practices in Special Education to Promote Equity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals

Description: The intent of this course is to provide a general overview of High-Leverage Practices in Special Education and share accompanying resources. The High-Leverage Practices in Special Education (HLP's) enhance special educator preparation programs and provide evidence-based practices that will impact students with disabilities achievement and provide equitable access to high quality education. Teachers who use HLP's and incorporate culturally responsive teaching can facilitate the development of diverse learners. Course is asynchronous from 5/3/21-5/17/21

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 out of county. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

91. How Reframing the Achievement Gap Promotes Equity for Young Learners

Program: Other

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Educators

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Educators

Description: This online course provides participants the opportunity to explore and understand the connection between a student's preschool language exposure and its impact on early literacy and long -term school achievement. Participants will engage in discussion with their colleagues regarding the relationship between equity, oral language, and literacy. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

92. Promoting Equity by Preventing Bullying

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Librarians

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Librarians

Description: From this introductory, 3-hour, asynchronous course, you will be able to do the following:
Identify three conditions that, together, define bullying. Learn when bullying crosses over to harassment that has protections at the federal level. Gain strategies for interrupting and preventing bullying by enhancing belonging and protective factors.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

93. Promoting Equity Through Secondary Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: Special Education Teachers,

Description: In this asynchronous course, we explore how we can encourage Equity while guiding secondary students who have disabilities through the process of planning the course of their own life after they leave high school. We will:
Explain what Equity and Educational Equity are
Track the major steps in Secondary Transition Planning
Identify the roadblocks to Equitable Secondary Transition Planning
Use Presuming Competence as a tool to create Equitable Secondary Transition Planning"

Course is asynchronous from 5/3/21-5/17/21

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 out of county. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

94. The Dysfunctional Cycle of Equity Work: Keys to Successful Equity Implementation

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Special Area Teachers

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Special Area Teachers

Description: This is a three hour overview course on equity implementation. This course explores foundational reasons why current approaches to equity in schools aren't successful and offers keys to successful implementation. The course is based on Floyd Cobb and John Krownapple's work on dignity and belonging. They focus on three main keys to success including: inclusion, belonging, and dignity. This course explores their dignity-based framework and offers tools to support schools on breaking the cycle of equity dysfunction. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

95. Using Principles of UDL to Create an Equitable and Inclusive Classroom

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 5/3/2021 to 5/17/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Description: Equality in education refers to fairness, justice, and impartiality in education. Equity means accommodating and meeting the specific needs of specific individuals and ensuring that everyone's learning needs are met. This course will give participants the definition of equity in education. The course will also explore how the principles of Universal Design for Learning can how to mitigate this educational divide to support ALL learners regardless of disability, gender, or socioeconomic status.
Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/3/2021 through 5/17/2021.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $35 Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 4/29/2021 4:00PM

96. Robotics and Building Your Classroom AM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 5/4/2021

Target Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: This hands-on, practical workshop provides teachers with the necessary skills to plan and implement various robotic technologies into the curriculum. Robotics is a fun and highly engaging method of creating collaborative and challenging activities in science, math, engineering, and computer science. Participants will discuss how to incorporate robots in the classroom and become familiar with robotics and curriculum alignment.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 5/2/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

97. Robotics and Building Your Classroom PM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 5/4/2021

Target Audience: Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: This hands-on, practical workshop provides teachers with the necessary skills to plan and implement various robotic technologies into the curriculum. Robotics is a fun and highly engaging method of creating collaborative and challenging activities in science, math, engineering, and computer science. Participants will discuss how to incorporate robots in the classroom and become familiar with robotics and curriculum alignment.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $45 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 5/2/2021

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

98. SLP Networking Meeting- 6

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 5/5/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Description: The SLP Networking Series will focus on relevant topics related to providing speech and language services in school based settings. Opportunities for small group discussion and case studies will be integrated into the sessions.

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT BY 5/4/21

99. Safety-Care™Re-Certification Training

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICT OR DCIU ONLY Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care"½½½½½½½½ors, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™ Certification Tr

Dates: 5/6/2021

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Target Audience:DELAWARE COUNTY DISTRICT OR DCIU ONLY Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Psychologists, Guidance Counselors, Behavior Specialists, Nurses, Bus Drivers/Aides who has successfully completed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™Certification Training

Description: one-day training that provides a complete overview of the initial Safety-Care™training curriculum. Participants must demonstrate competency in all areas of the Safety-Care™curriculum and will be tested for proficiency through the demonstrated competencies and a written test. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will maintain their certification for one full year. The one-day re-certification course is required annually.

Prerequisites: Must have passed the initial 2-day Safety-Care™Training to take the re-certification course.


Registration Fee: $45.00 DCIU/Delaware County District Staffs DCIU STAFF MUST PROVIDE A PROGRAM BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER. Fee includes lunch and the Safety Care™Certificate.

THIS COURSE REQUIRES PHYSICAL EXERTION. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO EXERT THEMSELVES PHYSICALLY AND HAVE FLEXIBILITY OF MOVEMENT THAT INCLUDES KNEELING. A PARTICIPANT MAY OPT OUT OF ACTIVITIES AT ANY TIME IF NECESSARY, AND MUST NOTIFY THE TRAINER OF ANY INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A WAIVER ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE TRAINING ACKNOWLEDGING THAT PARTICIPATION COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY. PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHING AND STURDY SHOES.

Any questions about the training, please contact (610) 938-9000.

**COVID STATEMENT: Participants will be required to wear a mask or face covering throughout the training and will be required to take their temperature prior to the training. Any participant with a fever of 99.5 or demonstrating any symptoms of illness will be required to withdraw from the training and reschedule for a different date.**

100. Science Council (May Session ONLY)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Dates: 5/6/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Librarians

Description: Please join DCIU in a professional learning community to explore issues around science and engineering instruction, assessment, curriculum, and mindset. The program will convene representative groups from each district to participate in research study, workshops, and collaborative problem solving. The goal of this group is to collaboratively build capacity in the Delaware County science education community. The first Science Council meeting will be a kick-off event with former NSTA President and award-winning author Page Keeley (separate registration)

THIS REGISTRATION FOR MAY 6, 2021 SESSION ONLY.

Zoom link to be provided by Instructor at least 2 hours prior to workshop

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County District Staff, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER BUDGET CODE AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 5/5/21

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

101. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 5/6/2021

Target Audience: DCIU ELD Teachers

Description: DCIU ELD teachers meet monthly for information, training, and collaboration to support implementation of an effective LIEP for English learners. Participants will be able to implement ELD Program policy and procedures, apply effective practices to their instruction, and collaborate with colleagues.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING