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1. World Language Network

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Special Area Teachers, World Language Teachers and Curriculum Directors

Dates: 5/11/2021

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Target Audience: District Administrators, Special Area Teachers, World Language Teachers and Curriculum Directors

Description: Join fellow world language educators and advocates from across the county to expand your practice under the leadership and guidance of Ed Weiss. Open to secondary administrators, department chairs, and teacher leaders responsible for world language curriculum and programming.

Fee $35.00 Delaware County Staff, $45.00 Out of County, payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


2. Creating a Culture of Dignity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

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

Description: Dignity is defined as equal human value and worth. When dignity is violated in our school settings it has a direct impact on the culture and climate of the school community. This three-hour course will explore the difference between respect and dignity, four common distortions as well as four common dispositions of dignity. The course will wrap up 10 strategies to support a culture of dignity in your school. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/17/21 through 5/31/21.

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 5/13/21 4:00PM

3. Developing Plans to Promote Equity in School Discipline

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 ,

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

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

Description: Participants must have satisfactorily completed the online course "Addressing Racial Disproportionalities In School Discipline: You Must Calculate It to Fix It."

This course is an extension of the course "Addressing Racial Disproportionalities In School Discipline: You Must Calculate It to Fix It," in which we examined Step 1 (Problem Idenitification) of the four-part problem solving model for school teams to assess, address, and monitor discipline disproportionality. In this course, we will review steps 2-4.

Step 2 - Problem Analysis: Why is it happening?

Step 3 - Plan Implementation: What should bedone?

Step 4 - Plan Evaluation: Is the plan working?

Upon conclusion of this course, participants will have examined their school discipline data, determined the causes for disproportionalities, and created a plan to begin to address equity and how to evaluate whether it is working.

This course is designed to help participants immediately apply the skills they have learned to real data in their buildings.

Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/17/21 through 5/31/21.

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 5/13/2021 4:00PM

4. Equity for Economic Inequality

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

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

Description: Let's talk money! Economic opportunity and upward mobility serve as the foundation of the American Dream. But, a child's future chances of achieving this are increasingly dependent upon the income and wealth of that child's family. What does this mean for our students? In examining this question, this course explores the key components of economic inequality and how education systems are a key factor in ensuring all students have equitable opportunities for economic mobility. Participants will gain insight into the role of education in economic inequality and explore three of the National School Climate Center's key dimensions of school climate (safety, interpersonal relationships, and institutional environment) to explore actions schools and districts can take to increase the effectiveness of education as a catalyst for economic equity. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/17/21 through 5/31/21.

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 5/13/21 4:00PM

5. Strategies to Support Equitable Inclusion for All

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

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

Description: This course is an extension of High-Leverage Practices in Special Education to Promote Equity. Content will include an introduction to inclusion and equitable instruction for all learners. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to implement equitable practices in their classroom through use of evidence based instructional strategies to maximize learning for all students. Effective implementation of cognitive, metacognitive, and active engagement strategies will be discussed. Course is asynchronous from 5/17/21-5/31/21

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 12:01am 5/14/21

6. Supporting Gender Equity in the Classroom

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

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

Description: This course closely examines the topic of gender and analyzes practices to promote gender equity in the classroom and school setting. Gender equality is a human right and it is our responsibility as educators to support it. Participants will engage in discussions, read articles, view videos and explore resources around the topic of gender and gender equity. Quizzes are embedded in the course to support the content. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/17/21 through 5/31/21.

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 5/13/21 4:00PM

7. Writing IEPs with Equity in Mind

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs

Dates: 5/17/2021 to 5/31/2021

Target Audience: Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs

Description: IEPs are the cornerstone of Special Education and every teacher must write them, contribute to them and/or follow them for our special education students. The IEP must support leveling the playing field for our students and provide the specialized resources that each student needs to succeed. In this asynchronous course, we explore writing effective and equitable special education plans. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 5/17/21 through 5/31/21.

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 5/13/21 4:00PM

8. ELD Teacher Unconference

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: English Language Development Teachers

Dates: 5/18/2021

Target Audience: English Language Development Teachers

Description: This unconference will allow ELD teachers to engage, problem solve, share and network with colleagues around issues that matter most to them. In true unconference fashion, the content will be determined and provided by attendees. The topics for discussion will be generated by attendees at the start of the day, and attendees will then self-select the discussions that they want to be a part of. Do you have a challenge you'd like to discuss? Use a resource that you'd like to share? Have a question about a process? Want to know what other ELD teachers are doing or thinking? Bring your ideas to the unconference and get the information you need.

REGISTRATION FEE: $50.00 Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

DCIU ELD and Consortium member ELD teachers will be covered by DCIU Title III funds - Register using Purchase Order option and enter Consortium as PO information.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 5/16/2021

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

9. Math Council Meeting (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/18/2021

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

Description: Open to anyone who teaches math, these meetings offer a platform to share ideas, ask questions, and gain insights about what works in math education. Through participation in Math Council, educators will learn how to create rich, rigorous, and relevant mathematical experiences in the math classroom. Participants will also explore ideas of equity, social justice, and creating an environment in which all students grow and achieve.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Districts, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order. **IF YOU HAVE PAID THE YEARLY FEE INSTEAD ($175.00 Here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=3528183&D=16864 ) USE THE PURCHASE ORDER OPTION AND ENTER "PREPAID" AS PO INFO***

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5/17/21, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

10. Math Council Meeting (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 5/18/2021

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

Description: Open to anyone who teaches math, these meetings offer a platform to share ideas, ask questions, and gain insights about what works in math education. Through participation in Math Council, educators will learn how to create rich, rigorous, and relevant mathematical experiences in the math classroom. Participants will also explore ideas of equity, social justice, and creating an environment in which all students grow and achieve.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Districts, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order. **IF YOU HAVE PAID THE YEARLY FEE INSTEAD ($175.00 Here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=3528183&D=16864 ) USE THE PURCHASE ORDER OPTION AND ENTER "PREPAID" AS PO INFO***

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5/17/21, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

11. Problem Solving Low Incidence Instruction

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 5/18/2021

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

Description: A consistent need across the county is the ongoing conversation about programs and assessments used for our complex learner population. Teachers and administrators learn best from networking and collaborating with other districts and staff in similar roles. This forum will provide a space for districts to share out what curricular programs and assessment tools they are using for students with complex learning needs, and discuss the pros and cons of the different materials. This three-hour problem-solving session will be focused round the specific areas of ELA, Math, and Social Skills.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5/16/2021

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


12. Non-Public Workshop - Enriching the Classroom for Gifted Students

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers from Delaware County Schools ONLY

Dates: 5/18/2021

Target Audience: Nonpublic Teachers from Delaware County Schools ONLY

Description: Meeting the needs of gifted students can be challenging within the general education classroom. In this workshop, participants will learn the various ways of differentiating for gifted students within the classroom, as well as strategies and techniques for maximizing student potential.

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 5/16/21

13. Internet for Educators

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/19/2021 to 6/1/2021

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.

14. Delaware County PBIS ADMINISTRATORS Networking Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District coaches and building principals

Dates: 5/19/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District coaches and building principals

Description: These sessions for building coaches will allow those implementing PBIS around the county to network regarding best PBIS practices. Important information will be shared regarding the PA PBIS Network and the state behavior initiative. Schools and administrators will present on key implementation topics. Participants will be able to ask questions and seek supports regarding PBIS. Sessions are conducted and coordinated by the DCIU PBIS Facilitators.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5/18/21

15. Delaware County PBIS COACHES Networking Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors,School building-based PBIS coaches

Dates: 5/19/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District School building-based PBIS coaches

Description: These sessions for building coaches will allow those implementing PBIS around the county to network regarding best PBIS practices. Important information will be shared regarding the PA PBIS Network and the state behavior initiative. Schools and administrators will present on key implementation topics. Participants will be able to ask questions and seek supports regarding PBIS. Sessions are conducted and coordinated by the DCIU PBIS Facilitators.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5/18/21

16. Unique Administrators

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 5/20/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators. **MUST BE USING UNIQUE**

Description: This one hour meeting will provide Administrators with tools and information for implementing Unique within their districts. (This meeting will precede the ULS Overview Training being offered in June for both Administrators and Teachers.) Discussions on setting clear expectations for your staff when implementing the program will help guide your teachers success with utilizing the program with consistency across your grade bands, allowing your district to show student growth throughout their educational programming. When teachers know their administration supports the curricular program being used, they are more likely to have buy in.

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

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


17. Physical Education & Health Educator's Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Physical Education & Health Educators

Dates: 5/20/2021

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 5/19/21

18. School Librarian Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 5/20/2021

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 5/19/2021

19. Paraeducator Workshop: What Should I Do? Students and Complex Trauma Responses

Program: Paraeducator Trainings

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

Dates: 5/20/2021

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


Description: Research demonstrates that more students than ever before have experienced some type of traumatic event. Some of these students may experience a trauma response in the form of behavior that appears aggressive, unsafe, or frightening to others. In this workshop, discuss how to support students in a manner that assists the child's healing process by creating a safe and secure environment, promoting healthy relationships, and teaching coping skills.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT - YOU WILL NOT BE ADDED FOR CREDIT SHOULD YOU ATTEND WITHOUT PREREGISTERING - YOU MUST PREREGISTER BY 5/18/20.

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

20. 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: 5/26/2021 to 6/15/2021

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)

21. 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: 5/26/2021 to 6/15/2021

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)

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 5/26/2021 to 6/15/2021

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.

23. Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Classrooms

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 5/26/2021 to 6/15/2021

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)

24. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 5/26/2021 to 6/15/2021

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)

25. 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: 5/26/2021

Closed
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.**

26. Curriculum Directors Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Dates: 5/26/2021

New
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 5/26/21

27. Southeast Regional Coaches' Network

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Instructional Coaches AND any professional with any amount of time dedicated to instructional coaching

Dates: 5/26/2021

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Target Audience: Instructional Coaches AND any professional with any amount of time dedicated to instructional coaching

Description: To get to the next level of greatness depends on the quality of our culture, which depends on the quality of our relationships, which depends on the quality of our conversations. ~Judith E. Glaser

Our spring conference is an opportunity to reconnect and collaborate with colleagues across our four counties. Next month, we will consider how the cultural changes of this past year impacted our relationships and coaching conversations? And, we will begin to design ways to move forward. Coaching Presence: Explore the power and practice of deep listening and cultivating trust. Dialogic Learning: How do we help teachers provide critical thinking practices that have lasting impact? We will consider how to use technology effectively whether in person or virtual for communal learning.

Come with your insights, successful strategies and challenges you have encountered.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS FOR CREDIT WILL MADE AFTER THE REGISTRATION CUT OFF DATE. REGISTRATION CUT OFF MAY 24, 2021

MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT

28. 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: 5/27/2021 to 5/28/2021

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.**

29. Addressing Racial Discipline Disproportionalities: You Must Calculate It to Fix It

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers

Dates: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers

Description: This virtual course is part of the Equitable Practices and School Climate Library offered through DCIU. We will: (1) discuss the connection between equity and school discipline, (2) review the research and legal base for addressing disproportionalities, (3) introduce a problem solving model that schools and districts can directly apply to discipline data, (4) teach each participant how to use their building/district data to calculate risk rates, risk ratios, and composition indices and (5) learn how to interpret the calculations so teams can address disparities.

PLEASE NOTE: It is preferred that participants have experience/background knowledge of school-wide PBIS. Additionally, participants will receive the most robust learning if they have access to their school/district office discipline referral (ODR) data, suspense data and/or expulsion data.

If a participant still desires to register for this course, but cannot access school data, Instructor will ensure sample data is available to allow completion of activities.


Course available from 6/1/21 through 6/18/21.

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 5/27/21 4:00PM

30. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/2021 4:00PM

31. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

32. High Leverage Practices in Special Education to Promote Equity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

33. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

34. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

35. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

36. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

37. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

38. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

39. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

40. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

41. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/30/2021

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 6/1/21 through 6/30/21.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

42. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

43. Promoting Equity Through Secondary Transition Planning

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

44. 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: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/1/2021 to 6/18/2021

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 6/1/2021 through 6/18/2021.

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 5/28/21 4:00PM

46. Web Quests for the K-12 Classroom

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/2/2021 to 6/15/2021

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 20020007
Audience: K-12 Teachers

Description: This course is designed for K to 12 educators to create a WebQuest to use in the classroom. WebQuests are activities, using Internet resources, which encourage higher order thinking skills. A WebQuest unit is an inquiry-oriented activity designed to make the most of the student's time. WebQuests focus on using information rather than looking for it. Participants will design or adapt a WebQuest based on their curriculum. This course is appropriate for both Mac and PC users.

Registration Fee: $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.

47. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 6/3/2021

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

48. 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: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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)

49. 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: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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)

50. 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: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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.

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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

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.

52. How to Develop Media Literacy Skills

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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

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Audience: District & Building Admins; General Ed, Special Ed, Early Childhood,and Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals,Parents/Community,School Psychologists & Counselors, Social Workers

Description: PDE COURSE #202100026. Students are exposed to a variety of media throughout the day. Television, radio, computers, internet, social media, streaming, video games and smartphones,just a few examples of the media students interact with daily. Media is an influential force in the lives of students. However, when it comes to being able to recognize real news versus a fake news article that might appear on their feed, the majority cannot tell the difference. Teachers have a responsibility to teach students how to evaluate and analyze informational text. In order to be an informed citizen, students must know how to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of media. It is imperative that students possess these skills so that they can make informed decisions as adults. The ability to analyze and evaluate various forms of media is also known as media literacy skills. During this 3-credit online course, participants will come to understand what media literacy is, its importance in the classroom, how to integrate media literacy skills and design lessons and activities that will develop students' media literacy skills.

Registration Fee: $450.00 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)

53. The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 6/9/2021 to 6/29/2021

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

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

Description: PDE COURSE NUMBER 20210029. This online class will be extremely helpful for the first time teacher just as much as for the seasoned professional! This course will provide an educator's goldmine to pertinent information to make not only the first day of school but every day run smoothly. The book utilized, The First Days of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher (5th edition, 2018) by Harry Wong & Rosemary Wong, is the updated edition of a proven resource on successful teaching practices for both classroom management and student success. The course will feature many great, practical ideas to implement resulting in positive outcomes which will also include virtual teaching. Students' educational experiences will be so much better after having applied the book along with completing the other high-powered activities in the class.

The text for this class The First Days of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher (5th edition, 2018) by Harry Wong & Rosemary Wong ISBN-13: 978-0976423386 must be obtained prior to the start of the session.

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)

54. 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: 6/9/2021

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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.**

55. School Improvement Quarterly Progress Monitoring and Planning (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 6/9/2021

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 6/8/21

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

56. School Improvement Quarterly Progress Monitoring and Planning (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 6/9/2021

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 6/8/21

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

57. Math Council Meeting (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 6/15/2021

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

Description: Open to anyone who teaches math, these meetings offer a platform to share ideas, ask questions, and gain insights about what works in math education. Through participation in Math Council, educators will learn how to create rich, rigorous, and relevant mathematical experiences in the math classroom. Participants will also explore ideas of equity, social justice, and creating an environment in which all students grow and achieve.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Districts, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order. **IF YOU HAVE PAID THE YEARLY FEE INSTEAD ($175.00 Here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=3528183&D=16864 ) USE THE PURCHASE ORDER OPTION AND ENTER "PREPAID" AS PO INFO***

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 6/14/21, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

58. Math Council Meeting (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 6/15/2021

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

Description: Open to anyone who teaches math, these meetings offer a platform to share ideas, ask questions, and gain insights about what works in math education. Through participation in Math Council, educators will learn how to create rich, rigorous, and relevant mathematical experiences in the math classroom. Participants will also explore ideas of equity, social justice, and creating an environment in which all students grow and achieve.

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Districts, $45.00 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order. **IF YOU HAVE PAID THE YEARLY FEE INSTEAD ($175.00 Here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=3528183&D=16864 ) USE THE PURCHASE ORDER OPTION AND ENTER "PREPAID" AS PO INFO***

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 6/14/21, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

59. Differentiating Instruction through Technology

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12

Dates: 6/16/2021 to 6/29/2021

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: This online course is designed for K to 12.

Description: PDE COURSE # 20050292 This online course is designed for K to 12 educators to explore and identify instructional technology resources that will be used to differentiate instruction for a wide range of learning styles that engage learners and advance learning. In each of the course modules, learners will create and/or modify a variety of instructional technology resources and then reflect on how they will use the resources in their teaching and learning environment to differentiate instruction. Featured resources will include word clouds, infographics, timelines, comics, interactive formative assessments, and a variety of presentation tools.

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: This is NOT a University Level Graduate Course

60. Trauma 107 - Trauma Informed Cultural Sensitivity

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Home/School Visitors, Nurses, Educators

Dates: 6/18/2021

Target Audience: Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Home/School Visitors, Nurses, Educators

Description: Created by Lakeside Global Institute. Enhancing cultural competence and encouraging cultural humility are essential to increasing access and improving the standard of care for traumatized children, families, and communities. Cultural awareness, responsiveness and understanding need to be infused at every level to be effective in addressing the needs of those who have experienced trauma. With both presentation and group interaction, participants will identify forces that contribute to behaviors that build or decrease emotional health in individuals and systems.

SESSION STARTS AT 8:30AM. YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE PRESENTATION TO RECEIVE CREDIT. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 12, 2021.

61. Unique Learning System Overview

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 6/21/2021

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

Description: This will be a three hour overview of the Unique Learning System. Learn all of the capabilities that this system has to offer for your complex learners. Bring your login information so that you can walk through the various components in real time.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 19, 2021

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

62. Trauma 108 - Trauma and Racism

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Home/School Visitors, Nurses, Educators

Dates: 6/22/2021

Target Audience: Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Home/School Visitors, Nurses, Educators

Description: Prerequisite training: Trauma 107: Trauma-Informed Cultural Sensitivity

This workshop provides information the subject of racism with a focus on:

Defining basic aspects and components of racism, historic racism and researcher bias
Implicit Bias and the Neuroscience of Bias
White Privilege, Colorism and Microaggressions
The Intersection of Trauma and Racism
Reasons to have Hope including Theory of Change, Social Movement and Tipping Point
R.C. of Racial Reconciliation
Constructive, Critical and Courageous Conversations
The Myth of Race

Additionally, time will be spent integrating trauma principles to highlight the profound impact of racism while offering ideas with regard to the responsibilities of white and BIPOC to actively promote anti-racism and socially equality.
There are opportunities for individual reflection and constructive conversations among participants to allow consideration of action steps to take as individuals, communities and a society to challenge and change attitudes, beliefs and behaviors around race.

SESSION STARTS AT 8:30AM. YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE PRESENTATION TO RECEIVE CREDIT. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2021.

63. ESL 5: Professionalism (Cohort 8)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate

Dates: 6/28/2021 to 7/30/2021

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:Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate. ESL Cohort 8

This course is only open to ESL Cohort 8

ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON CERTIFICATE GUIDELINES LINK BELOW,
(CLICK HERE)ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON


Description: This course is designed as a capstone course intended to show participants' knowledge and experience in the field of ESL. Participants will complete research, design professional development, create plans for their future ESL classrooms, and explore ways to involve parents in their child's education.

Required Text: "Breaking Down the Wall: Essential Shifts for English Learners' Success" ​ by Margarita Espino Calderon, et.al. https://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Down-Wall-Essential-Learners/dp/1544342616

Registration Fee: $200.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $225.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course (fee charged at registration)

Credits: One (1) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credit, 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. Immaculata Course number EDL 561. Form will be emailed to you if you.

64. ESL Fieldwork Experience-Cohort 8 ONLY

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Open to DCIU ESL Cohort 8 Students

Dates: 6/28/2021 to 7/30/2021

Target Audience: Open to DCIU ESL Cohort 8 Students ONLY (began program 8/2020)

Description: This course is required for ESL students completing the fieldwork portion of the cohort. It is open to Cohort 8 students.

ACTIVITY RUNNING FROM June 28, 2021 - July 30, 2021. Registration Fee: $450.00 (Late fee of $475.00 if registering one week or less prior to start) Fees charged at registration. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 6/26/2021, YOU MUST BE PREREGISTERED.

Credits: 90 Act 48 Hours. NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CPE CREDIT HOURS AND IMMACULATA CREDIT.

65. 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: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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)

66. 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: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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)

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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.

68. How to Develop Media Literacy Skills

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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

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Audience: District & Building Admins; General Ed, Special Ed, Early Childhood,and Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals,Parents/Community,School Psychologists & Counselors, Social Workers

Description: PDE COURSE #202100026. Students are exposed to a variety of media throughout the day. Television, radio, computers, internet, social media, streaming, video games and smartphones,just a few examples of the media students interact with daily. Media is an influential force in the lives of students. However, when it comes to being able to recognize real news versus a fake news article that might appear on their feed, the majority cannot tell the difference. Teachers have a responsibility to teach students how to evaluate and analyze informational text. In order to be an informed citizen, students must know how to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of media. It is imperative that students possess these skills so that they can make informed decisions as adults. The ability to analyze and evaluate various forms of media is also known as media literacy skills. During this 3-credit online course, participants will come to understand what media literacy is, its importance in the classroom, how to integrate media literacy skills and design lessons and activities that will develop students' media literacy skills.

Registration Fee: $450.00 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)

69. Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Classrooms

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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)

70. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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)

71. The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 7/21/2021 to 8/10/2021

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

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

Description: PDE COURSE NUMBER 20210029. This online class will be extremely helpful for the first time teacher just as much as for the seasoned professional! This course will provide an educator's goldmine to pertinent information to make not only the first day of school but every day run smoothly. The book utilized, The First Days of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher (5th edition, 2018) by Harry Wong & Rosemary Wong, is the updated edition of a proven resource on successful teaching practices for both classroom management and student success. The course will feature many great, practical ideas to implement resulting in positive outcomes which will also include virtual teaching. Students' educational experiences will be so much better after having applied the book along with completing the other high-powered activities in the class.

The text for this class The First Days of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher (5th edition, 2018) by Harry Wong & Rosemary Wong ISBN-13: 978-0976423386 must be obtained prior to the start of the session.

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)

72. 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: 8/4/2021 to 8/24/2021

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)

73. 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: 8/4/2021 to 8/24/2021

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)

74. 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: 8/4/2021 to 8/24/2021

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.

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/4/2021 to 8/24/2021

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

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.

76. ESL 1: Language Acquisition (Cohort 10)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Cohort 10 Only - Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate and accepted into the ESL Specialist Add-on Certificate Program

Dates: 8/23/2021 to 10/29/2021

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: New Cohort 10 Only - Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate and accepted into the ESL Specialist Add-on Certificate Program.

Special Note: PLEASE REVIEW THE DCIU ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON CERTIFICATE GUIDELINES CAREFULLY AT THE LINK BELOW, BEFORE REGISTERING:
(CLICK HERE)ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON.

ADMISSION MUST BE APPROVED PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THIS COURSE.


Description: This course is designed for teachers of English Language Learners. Educators taking this course will develop knowledge and skills in the areas of structure of the English language, grammar, and pronunciation, including lexical, morphological, syntax, phonological and pragmatic components. Language Acquisition is designed to develop participants' knowledge of the process of literacy development for second language learners and strategies to assist ELLs in different stages of second language acquisition.

Required Textbook: "How the ELL Brain Learns" ​ by David Sousa, https://www.amazon.com/How-Brain-Learns-David-Sousa/dp/1412988349

Registration Fee: $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) graduate credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. May count towards Level II Certification and Masters 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 565. 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)

77. ESL 3: Observing, Planning, Implementing and Managing Instruction (Cohort 9)

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 8/23/2021 to 10/29/2021

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: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate

This course is only open to those enrolled in the current ESL Cohort 9


Description: PDE COURSE # 20130073 Upon completion of this course, teachers will be expected to design and implement and ESL program tailored to meet the needs of each student. Participants will be able to identify appropriate materials and resources to be used with students at each level of English Proficiency. Students will be able to observe and plan standards-based ESL content instruction for students K-12. Participants will use performance-based measures to assess ELLs ability to use grammar, vocabulary, Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing to communicate.

REQUIRED TEXT: "EL Excellence Every Day: The Flip-To Guide for Differentiating Academic Literacy" by Tonya Ward Singer. https://www.amazon.com/Excellence-Every-Day-Flip-Differentiating/dp/1506377874

Registration Fee: $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) 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 565. 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)

78. ESL 5: Professionalism (Cohort 8)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate

Dates: 8/29/2021 to 10/8/2021

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:Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate. ESL Cohort 8

This course is only open to ESL Cohort 8

ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON CERTIFICATE GUIDELINES LINK BELOW,
(CLICK HERE)ESL SPECIALIST ADD-ON


Description: This course is designed as a capstone course intended to show participants' knowledge and experience in the field of ESL. Participants will complete research, design professional development, create plans for their future ESL classrooms, and explore ways to involve parents in their child's education.

Required Text: "Breaking Down the Wall: Essential Shifts for English Learners' Success" ​ by Margarita Espino Calderon, et.al. https://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Down-Wall-Essential-Learners/dp/1544342616

Registration Fee: $200.00 if registered prior to 1 week before start of course, $225.00 if registering between 7 days and start of course (fee charged at registration)

Credits: One (1) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credit, 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. Immaculata Course number EDL 561. Form will be emailed to you if you.

79. ESL Fieldwork Experience-Cohort 8 ONLY

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Open to DCIU ESL Cohort 8 Students

Dates: 8/29/2021 to 12/10/2021

Target Audience: Open to DCIU ESL Cohort 8 Students ONLY (began program 8/2020)

Description: This course is required for ESL students completing the fieldwork portion of the cohort. It is open to Cohort 8 students.

ACTIVITY RUNNING FROM August 29-December 10, 2021. Registration Fee: $450.00 (Late fee of $475.00 if registering one week or less prior to start) Fees charged at registration. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 8/27/2021, YOU MUST BE PREREGISTERED.

Credits: 90 Act 48 Hours. NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CPE CREDIT HOURS AND IMMACULATA CREDIT.

80. 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: 9/15/2021 to 10/5/2021

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)

81. 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: 9/15/2021 to 10/5/2021

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)

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/15/2021 to 10/5/2021

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.

83. Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Classrooms

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 9/15/2021 to 10/5/2021

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)

84. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 9/15/2021 to 10/5/2021

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)

85. 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: 9/29/2021 to 10/19/2021

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)

86. 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: 9/29/2021 to 10/19/2021

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)

87. 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: 9/29/2021 to 10/19/2021

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.

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/29/2021 to 10/19/2021

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

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.

89. 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: 10/27/2021 to 11/16/2021

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)

90. 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: 10/27/2021 to 11/16/2021

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)

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 10/27/2021 to 11/16/2021

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.

92. Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Classrooms

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 10/27/2021 to 11/16/2021

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)

93. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 10/27/2021 to 11/16/2021

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)

94. ESL 2: Language Assessment (Cohort 10)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate participating in the current ESL Cohort 10

Dates: 11/1/2021 to 1/21/2022

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: Current ESL Spec Cohort 10

Description: Course is designed for teachers of English Language Learners. Designed to expand participants' knowledge of effective assessment & placement practices for ELL students. Purposes for assessment, multiple assessment models and use of evaluation techniques are addressed. Participants will expand knowledge of Core ESL programming, effective uses of 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: "Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges to Educational Equity: Connecting Academic Language Proficiency to Student Achievement" 2nd edition by Margo Gottlieb. https://www.amazon.com/Assessing-English-Language-Learners-Educational/dp/1483381064

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

Credits: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Grad credits, 90 Act 48 Hours. Counts for Level II Certification &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)

95. ESL 4: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity (Cohort 9)

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 11/1/2021 to 1/21/2022

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:Current ESL Cohort 9

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: "Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners"​ by Sydney Snyder & Diane Staehr Fenner. https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/culturally-responsive-teaching-for-multilingual-learners/book270643 . 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)

96. 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: 11/3/2021 to 11/23/2021

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

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)

97. 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: 11/3/2021 to 11/23/2021

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

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)

98. 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: 11/3/2021 to 11/23/2021

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

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.

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/3/2021 to 11/23/2021

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

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.

100. 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: 1/12/2022 to 2/1/2022

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)

101. 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: 1/12/2022 to 2/1/2022

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)