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1. Bullying Behavior: Identification, Intervention, and Prevention

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/2/2020

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

Description: Participants of this workshop will develop tools to reduce the incidence of bullying behavior in the classroom and build a more supportive classroom environment. The workshop will focus on learning how to identify and effectively intervene when bullying occurs, including de-escalation strategies and designing a school climate where bullying behavior is less likely to occur.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/1/20

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/2/2020

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

3. WIDA Early Years: Effective Communication Strategies for Multilingual Learners (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/3/2020

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

Description: This PQAS - approved module is based on WIDA Early Years Essential Actions#8 and #14. Participants will identify and applly developmentally appropriate academic language demands for routines, social interactions and learning experiences for multingual learners of preschool age. They will be able to create, implement, and facilitate meaningful opportunities for multilingual learners to develop language.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/2/2020

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

4. Delaware County School Social Worker/Home & School Visitor Professional Learning Community - Register for Act 48 Credit ONLY

Program: Other

Audience: For School Social Workers and Home & School Visitors working in Delaware County .

Dates: 12/3/2020 to 6/3/2021

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THIS SITE IS FOR ACT 48 CREDIT ONLY - ACT 48 REPORTING FEE THROUGH DCIU, $25.00.

Description: For School Social Workers and Home & School Visitors working in Delaware County . Participants will acquire new/updated information regarding community agencies and services via various speakers. We will also use this time to consult with each other to suggest interventions and offer guidance for challenging cases.

ACT 48 REPORTING FEE $25.00 payable by Credit Card or school/entity Purchase Order. DCIU STAFF SELECT PURCHASE ORDER AS PAYMENT TYPE AND ENTER "DCIU" IN PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER FIELD.

Register here for ACT 48 credit only. 4 sessions held online or at various locations throughout Delaware County. Offering 2 Act 48 hours per meeting (total of 8). Fee is for reporting of total hours for all 4 sessions up to 8 hours. NOTE: Fee is $25 regardless of the number of sessions attended.


Questions: Please Contact Jill Shaika or Tonya Hargrove, DCIU School Social Workers, at jshaika@dciu.org or 610-938-9000 ext. 6706, or thargrove@dciu.org or 610-938-9000 ext. 6133,

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

5. WIDA Early Years: Effective Communication Strategies for Multilingual Learners (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/3/2020

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

Description: This PQAS - approved module is based on WIDA Early Years Essential Actions#8 and #14. Participants will identify and applly developmentally appropriate academic language demands for routines, social interactions and learning experiences for multingual learners of preschool age. They will be able to create, implement, and facilitate meaningful opportunities for multilingual learners to develop language.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/2/2020

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

6. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 12/3/2020

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Target Audience: DCIU ELD Teachers

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

7. Telehealth And The Use of Technology By Practitioners During The Pandemic And Into The Future

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: School Psychologists, School Counselors, School Social Workers

Dates: 12/4/2020

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

Telehealth is starting to increasingly be used as a tool to deliver school psychology and counseling services. This workshop will provide an overview of the effectiveness of this approach along with advice on how to implement it in an ethical manner in the schools.

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

Registration deadline December 3, 2020. Registration required for credit and Zoom link.

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

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

8. Non-public Workshop - Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway- Emerging Workshop - Cardinal O'Hara HS ONLY

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: Cardinal O'Hara Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, School Counselors, Librarians ONLY

Dates: 12/9/2020

Target Audience: Cardinal O'Hara Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, School Counselors, Librarians ONLY

Description: In this workshop, teachers will, reflect on the current status of STEM in the school, identify key priority areas for improvement, and create an action plan using the online pathway tool.

For Cardinal O'Hara Staff ONLY. This workshop is being provided through Non-Public Schools Funding. You must be employed by COHS to attend this workshop.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE AND CREDIT RECORDING. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE OUT AS OF 12/8/2020

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/9/2020

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

10. Everything You Wish You Learned About Behavior Data in College, But Didn't

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Dates: 12/10/2020

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, School Psychologists, Behavior Analysts

Description: Learn to collect and use behavior data like a pro! Participants will examine technology tools to assist with data collection and analysis. The workshop will also cover how to select the most appropriate type of collection system. Participants will leave with an understanding of numerous techniques to use in the classroom or with school-wide PBIS programs immediately.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/8/20

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

11. Literacy League

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/11/2020 to 3/12/2021

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

Description: Join the Literacy League! This community is dedicated to diving deeply into newly released information from PDE regarding Text-Dependent Analysis and exploring best practices to deliver related instruction to students in grades 3-8.



Credit: Up to 6 Act 48 Hours (reported after March 12, 2021)

REGISTRATION FEE: $60 Delaware County Schools Staff, $70 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order. Fee covers all meetings.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/14/2020

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

13. EL Coordinator/Administrator Network Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District EL Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 12/15/2020

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/14/20

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT


14. 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: 12/15/2020

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 12/14/20, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

15. 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: 12/15/2020

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 12/14/20, MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION FOR CREDIT.

16. Non-Public Workshop - Developing a Growth Mindset in Students

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: Nonpublic Teachers from Delaware County Schools ONLY

Dates: 12/15/2020

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

Description: Outcomes: Explain how your brain changes and grows when you challenge yourself to learn new things, Identify characteristics of a fixed mindset, Identify characteristics of a growth mindset, Discuss triggers for fixed mindset and growth mindset responses

> A growth mindset is the belief that intelligence can be developed with effort. Students with a growth mindset are likely to take learning risks and feel safer in the classroom. Growth mindset can be cultivated in students overtime.

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 12/13/2020

If necessary, this session will be held virtually. Communication from instructor will be sent the week of the training to registrants

17. Delaware County Secondary Transition Council Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/16/2020

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

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

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 12/15/20**

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

18. Early Literacy Series Growing Fluent Readers

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Dates: 12/16/2020

Target Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Description: Participating educators will craft the bridge between early literacy research and classroom practice. Join us for all 3 sessions or individual dates in the series. Each session will focus on working with students to overcome reading challenges, increasing effectiveness of both core and small-group reading instruction, and engaging in real-world applications. Each session includes a Make-and-Take.

REGISTRATION FEE: $60.00 Delaware County Staff, $70.00 Out of County, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 12/15/20

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

19. Curriculum Directors Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Dates: 12/16/2020

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 12/16/20

20. Delaware County Secondary Transition Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 12/16/2020

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

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

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 12/15/20**

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

21. Computer Science Council (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/5/2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. Computer Science Council (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/5/2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

23. Safety Care Consultation and Practice

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/5/2021

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

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

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

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

24. Building Online Learning Environments

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 1/6/2021 to 1/26/2021

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 20100208
Audience: K-12 Educators and Administrators (NOTE: This course is not eligible for Act 45 administrator credit)

Description: Constructing online learning environments adds valuable communication to the collective learning community. Stakeholders, parents, students and administration can now have transparency into the classroom and collectively assist in the success of our students. Furthermore, digital instruction and learning has become a critical component to the pedagogy of all educators regardless of career level or experience. This course will provide participants with the tools needed to connect, collaborate, and create flexible online learning environments in order to meet the growing need for blended, hybrid and virtual learning.

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. Immaculata University fee rates are set by the University and may be subject to change. (Non-refundable)

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

25. Differentiating Instruction through Technology

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: The course is designed for teachers K-12

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

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: 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

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

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/6/2021 to 1/26/2021

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.

27. Gifted Education in Pennsylvania: Regulations, Protocols and Resources

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Gifted Educators

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

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 20090277
Audience: Gifted Educators

Description: This 1 credit course is designed to provide teachers and administrators with an understanding of the requirements for gifted programming in Pennsylvania public schools. Participants will learn how to stay in compliance through a detailed look at the law, guidelines, forms, and timelines. The gifted facilitated self-assessment instrument will provide the basis for a discussion of state monitoring and the development of programs and protocols to assist gifted students in reaching their potential. Programming resources will be shared.
This course module is the first of a series of gifted education modules that are designed to be taken sequentially; however, this class is not a prerequisite for Writing Effective GIEPs parts 1 or 2.

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)

28. Google Tools for Educators

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 1/6/2021 to 1/26/2021

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

Location: ONLINE COURSE

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. Public Education and the Law: Student Rights

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Teachers and school district central office administrators such as curriculum directors, special education supervisors, etc. charged with setting policy and advising staff members, as well as athletic coaches and school board members. Although this course is not eligible for Act 45 PIL credit, it would also be useful to school principals.

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

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: This course is designed for teachers and school district central office administrators such as curriculum directors, special education supervisors, etc. charged with setting policy and advising staff members, as well as athletic coaches and school board members. Although this course is not eligible for Act 45 PIL credit, it would also be useful to school principals.

Description: PDE COURSE # 20100002 This course is designed to provide participants with knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of student rights in the public education environment. The course will begin with an examination of the watershed case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (decided in 1969), which marked the first time the Supreme Court recognized the First Amendment free speech rights of public school students. Course participants will then examine the wide array of disputes involving student rights that followed Tinker, such as challenges to school rules and discipline, whether on campus or off, to disputes over the Fourth and First Amendment rights of students, to litigation dealing with sexual harassment.

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. 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.

30. Teacher Effectiveness: Planning and Preparation

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson´s Framework for Teaching (FFT).

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

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 20120153
Audience: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching (FFT).

Description: This course will provide a detailed examination of Domain I: Planning and Preparation and its use in teacher evaluation. Through this course, educators will develop a thorough understanding of Domain I components and how mastery of planning and preparation concepts will lead to increased effective instruction and, in turn, increased student achievement.

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.

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)

31. Interventions in the Math Classroom (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/6/2021

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

Description: Realizing that some students just aren't "getting it" is a prevalent struggle for many educators. In this workshop, participants will learn how to effectively intervene in the math classroom, how to determine which type of intervention to put in place, and how to determine the content and grade level in which the individual interventions occur.

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/5/2021

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

32. Restorative Conferences

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/6/2021 to 1/7/2021

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

Description: Effective responses to incidents of conflict, wrongdoing and harm are the hallmark of restorative practices. This workshop dedicates two full days to teaching participants how to facilitate a formal, scripted circle process to address racial incidents, bullying, vandalism and other serious infractions. Learn all steps required to conduct a restorative justice conference, from determining the readiness of victims, offenders, their families and friends to participate, to running the formal meeting itself. Even those who will not be responsible for conducting conferences yourself will learn how to better address everyday conflict and incidents in the workplace and community. Skills taught include monitoring reactions in stressful situations, listening with empathy, and creating shared understanding among conflicting parties. REGISTRATION FEE: $350.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $400 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/3/2021

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

33. Interventions in the Math Classroom (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/6/2021

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

Description: Realizing that some students just aren't "getting it" is a prevalent struggle for many educators. In this workshop, participants will learn how to effectively intervene in the math classroom, how to determine which type of intervention to put in place, and how to determine the content and grade level in which the individual interventions occur.

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/5/2021

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

34. Analysis in Action Series Part 1

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Dates: 1/7/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Description: Join us for this 3-part series to deepen your understanding of analysis in literature and nonfiction texts. Participants will understand the skills and steps needed to take students to analysis, apply skills in creating lessons and units, and reflect and revise lessons based on student results.

First Session: participants will create a lesson that applies strategies of close reading and analytical thinking.

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/6/21

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

35. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 1/7/2021

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

36. Digital Citizenship

Program: Other

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

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 3/12/2021

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

Description: In this course, we will review the ISTE nine themes of digital citizenship and address six themes presented by Common Sense Education. We will take a deep dive into two of the themes - Relationships & Communication and Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech - as those themes align most directly to the focus on climate and social emotional learning (SEL) in the virtual classroom environment. As part of this course, participants will develop lessons relevant for immediate use in their educational setting. Course available from 1/11/2021 through 3/12/2021.

Credit: Up to 15 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $150 Delaware County Schools Staff, $175 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/8/2021

37. Getting Underway with TDA

Program: Other

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

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 3/12/2021

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

Description: New to teaching Text-Dependent Analysis? Want to brush up on TDA skills? Join Getting Underway with TDA where will will journey through teaching text-dependent analysis by identifying literary analysis, maximizing close reading instruction, and using the learning progressions. Course is asynchronous and platformed in Canvas. Course available from 1/11/2021 through 3/12/2021.

Credit: 15 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $150 Delaware County Schools Staff, $170 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/11/2021

38. Implementing Continuous School Improvement

Program: Other

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 3/12/2021

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

Description: Implementing Continuous School Improvement is designed for individuals in a variety of educational roles who wish expand their roles as change agents to develop and refine their abilities to provide leadership for educational excellence in the area of school improvement. Goals for this course include: developing protocols for team collaboration, building a data literate culture, facilitating a school self-assessment, developing a plan for school improvement, implementing the plan, monitoring the plan, and adjusting the school improvement plan. Course available from 1/11/2021 through 3/12/2021.

Credit: Up to 15 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $150 Delaware County Schools Staff, $175 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/8/2021

39. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Its Five Core Competencies

Program: Other

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

Dates: 1/11/2021 to 3/12/2021

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

Description: Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions (CASEL). This four-part course dives into the five core competencies of SEL, teaching approaches and considerations for facilitating SEL in a virtual setting.

This online, asynchronous course incorporates, research on best practices, application activities, and reflection for implementation. Course available from 1/11/2021 through 3/12/2021.

Credit: Up to 15 Act 48 Hours

REGISTRATION FEE: $150 Delaware County Schools Staff, $175 Out of county staff. Payable via credit card or purchase order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 3/8/2021

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/11/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

41. Disciplinary Literacy Series: Reading in the Content Areas - Day 1

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County Building Administrators General Education Teachers

Dates: 1/11/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County Building Administrators General Education Teachers

Description: Join us in this 3-part series where participants will delve into the exploration and application of disciplinary literacy in various subject areas. The series will guide educators in:
- defining disciplinary literacy and how it differs from content reading
-identify and explain the unique literacy skills and approaches to the participant's subject area
-create plans for strategies and instruction to implement between sessions
-work with other area content area educators to develop and share materials

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/10/21

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

42. DCIU Title III Consortium Quarterly Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/12/2021

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

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

Registration Fee: Free, for DCIU Consortium Members Only

YOU MUST BE PREREGISTERED TO ATTEND AND TO RECEIVE CREDIT. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/11/21

43. DCIU LIEP Quarterly Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Building and District Administrators of DCIU’s LIEP

Dates: 1/12/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT


44. World Language Network

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/12/2021 to 5/11/2021

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.

Meetings 3:00pm-4:30pm Online below (Online link will be sent prior to meeting date):
1/12/21
3/16/21
5/11/21

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


45. Introduction to Restorative Practices

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/13/2021 to 1/14/2021

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

Description: During day one, participants will learn a range of strategies they can use every day. Learn how to set high expectations while being supportive, how to provide direct feedback and ask questions that foster accountability, and the most effective methods to resolve common conflicts. The second day will focus entirely on teaching attendees to facilitate restorative circles. Circles are an essential process for building social capital, resolving social problems and responding when harm occurs. Learn by participating in circles with other attendees, taking turns to learn how to facilitate. By the end of the day, participants will be prepared to return to their setting and run a circle! Those who attend both day one and day two of Introduction to Restorative Practices will receive an IIRP certificate to implement Restorative Practices in their school.REGISTRATION FEE: $350.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $400 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/8/21

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 1/13/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 1/12/21

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 1/13/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County District Administrators, Building Administrators

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 1/12/21

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/13/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

49. Coaches Series: Exploring PBIS Data for Effective Decision Making (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/14/2021

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

Description: Outcomes: Be able to discuss issues in school using data collected from office discipline referrals. Use data to create a concise problem statement, suggested solutions, action plan, treatment fidelity check, and evaluation of action plan after a designated amount of time.

Overview: It is a vital component to the PBIS process that decisions are based in data. PBIS External Coaches will review a variety of data sources and guide school coaches through data discussions using mock data, with a specific focus on student behavior data. DCIU external coaches can consult on building-specific questions after the two-hour training.(DCIU Morton Room 103 or virtual link to follow if virtual)

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 1/13/21

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

50. Coaches Series: Exploring PBIS Data for Effective Decision Making (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/14/2021

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

Description: Outcomes: Be able to discuss issues in school using data collected from office discipline referrals. Use data to create a concise problem statement, suggested solutions, action plan, treatment fidelity check, and evaluation of action plan after a designated amount of time.

Overview: It is a vital component to the PBIS process that decisions are based in data. PBIS External Coaches will review a variety of data sources and guide school coaches through data discussions using mock data, with a specific focus on student behavior data. DCIU external coaches can consult on building-specific questions after the two-hour training.(DCIU Morton Room 103 or virtual link to follow if virtual)

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 1/13/21

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

51. 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: 1/20/2021 to 2/9/2021

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: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)

52. 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: 1/20/2021 to 2/9/2021

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
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)

53. Strategies for Challenging Student Behaviors

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: ALL

Dates: 1/20/2021 to 2/9/2021

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: 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)

54. Teacher Effectiveness: Classroom Environment

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson´s Framework for Teaching

Dates: 1/20/2021 to 2/2/2021

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 20120175
Audience: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching (FFT).

Description: This course will provide a detailed examination of Domain II: The Classroom Environment and its use in teacher evaluation. Through this course, educators will develop a thorough understanding of Domain II components and how mastery of classroom environment design concepts will lead to increased effective instruction and, in turn, increased student achievement.

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. 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. 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)

55. Writing Effective GIEPs, Part I

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Gifted Educators

Dates: 1/20/2021 to 2/2/2021

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

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20090281
Audience: Gifted Educators

Description: This 1 credit course is designed to provide participants with step-by-step expertise in developing GIEPs for gifted Pennsylvania students that provide meaningful educational benefits to gifted students and that comply with the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Chapter 16 requirements.
Course modules are consecutive, and are designed to be taken sequentially.
Part 1 will provide an overview of PA Chapter 16 regulations and compliance issues relative to GIEPs. It will also address the issues of determining Present Levels of Educational Performance (PLEP) and introduce the relationship between Annual Goals and PLEP. Recent due process decisions will provide a "real world" backdrop for understanding the elements of compliance and for avoiding the pitfalls of PLEP that is vague or inadequate, and Annual Goals that are not sufficiently measurable.

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)

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/20/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

57. School Climate Network Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/20/2021

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

Description: The DCIU is offering three Virtual School Climate Network Meetings. Sessions are open to all school and district leaders, as well as classroom teachers. The National School Climate Center's five-stage improvement process will be the framework for discussions during these Network Meetings. Topics may include School Climate team development and readiness, using climate surveys and other data to understand climate, evidence-based programs/practices, action planning for school climate improvement, and tracking and supporting implementation fidelity. Sessions will allow for open dialogue and sharing of resources.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. YOU DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS FOR CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION. REGISTRATION DEADLINE JANUARY 19, 2021

Zoom link will be sent out the morning of the meeting via those registered in MLP. PLEASE CONTACT INSTRUCTOR IF NOT RECEIVED BY THAT TIME.

58. Science Council (January Session ONLY)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/21/2021

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

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

THIS REGISTRATION FOR JANUARY 21, 2021 SESSION ONLY.

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

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/20/21

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

59. Physical Education & Health Educator's Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Physical Education & Health Educators

Dates: 1/21/2021

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 1/20/2021

60. Physical Education & Health Educator's Cooperative (All 3 Dates)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Physical Education & Health Educators

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 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: $25.00 Delaware County Districts Staff, $35 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES 1/20/2021

THIS REGISTRATION FOR ALL 3 DATES.

61. School Librarian Cooperative

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 1/21/2021

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 1/20/2021

62. School Librarian Cooperative (All 3 Dates)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 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: $25.00 Delaware County Districts Staff, $35 out of county, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES 1/20/2021

THIS REGISTRATION FOR ALL 3 DATES.

63. ESL 1: Language Acquisition (Cohort 9)

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Cohort 8 Only - Pennsylvania Educators holding a valid PA Teaching Certificate and accepted into the ESL Specialist Add-on Certificate Program

Dates: 1/25/2021 to 4/2/2021

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 9 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: "The Language-Rich Classroom: A Research-Based Framework for Teaching English Language Learners." Himmele, Persida and Himmele, William. 2009.

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)

64. ESL 3: Observing, Planning, Implementing and Managing Instruction (Cohort 8)

Program: CPE Courses

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

Dates: 1/25/2021 to 4/2/2021

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 8


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: "Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners", by Jane D. Hill and Kathleen M. Flynn. 2006.

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)

65. 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: 1/27/2021 to 2/16/2021

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

New
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)

66. 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: 1/27/2021 to 2/16/2021

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

New
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)

67. 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: 1/27/2021 to 2/16/2021

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

New
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.

68. Curriculum Directors Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

Dates: 1/27/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Administrators

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

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

Registration by 1/27/21

69. 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: 1/28/2021 to 1/29/2021

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.**

70. Gifted Getaway

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, School Counselors, Gifted support teachers and case managers

Dates: 1/28/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, School Counselors, Gifted support teachers and case managers

Description: Please join us for this day-long symposium where we will have breakout sessions and speakers supporting implementation of innovation in best practices for identification and service of the gifted student population in Delaware County schools.

REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $175 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/25/2021

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

71. Secondary Principals Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Dates: 1/28/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

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

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

Registration by 1/28/2021

72. The ABCs of Applied Behavior Analysis: Basic Principles of Behavior in Educational Settings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 1/28/2021

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

Description: The focus of this workshop is on basic principles of behavior (e.g., positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment, negative punishment, extinction) and their application to school and classroom settings.

Registration fee: $35 Delaware County, $45 Out of County payable via Credit Card or Purchase Order. ***DCIU Staff select Purchase Order and enter "DCIU" as the Purchase Order Information***
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CUT OFF 1/27/2021

73. Elementary Principals Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

Dates: 1/28/2021

Target Audience: Delaware County School District Building Administrators

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

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

Registration by 1/28/2021

74. PrePARE Train the Trainer (Invitation ONLY)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: STOP! Team members that have completed PREPaRE Workshop 1 & 2 BY INVITATION ONLY

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 2/10/2021

Target Audience: STOP! Team members that have completed PREPaRE Workshop 1 & 2 BY INVITATION ONLY

Description: This is a Training of Trainers event in the PREPaRE Curriculum.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS OF JANUARY 4, 2021

75. Teacher Effectiveness: Instruction

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson´s Framework for Teaching (FFT).

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 2/16/2021

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: 20120176
Audience: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching (FFT).

Description: Teacher Effectiveness targets K-12 educators and administrators who want to deepen their own understanding of effective instructional practices as measured by Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching (FFT). This course will provide a detailed examination of Domain 3: Instruction and its use in teacher evaluation.

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. 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. Writing Effective GIEPs, Part II

Program: CPE Courses

Audience: Gifted Educators

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 2/16/2021

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

Location: ONLINE COURSE

PDE COURSE NUMBER 20090282
Audience: Gifted Educators

Description: This 1 credit course is designed to continue where Writing Effective GIEPs Part 1 ended, to provide participants with detailed instructions and considerations for creating GIEP annual goals, short term learning outcomes, and specially designed instruction that work cohesively to reflect student present levels and to provide students with a meaningful educational benefit and that comply with the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Chapter 16 requirements.
Course modules are consecutive, and are designed to be taken sequentially.
Part 2 will provide a review of PA Chapter 16, PLEP and Annual Goals regulations and compliance issues relative to GIEPs. It will also address the interrelationships between Present Levels of Educational Performance (PLEP), annual goals, specially designed instruction and short term learning outcomes. Practical guidance and numerous examples will be given to participants for discussion and modeling.

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 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)

77. Restorative Conferences

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 2/4/2021

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

Description: Effective responses to incidents of conflict, wrongdoing and harm are the hallmark of restorative practices. This workshop dedicates two full days to teaching participants how to facilitate a formal, scripted circle process to address racial incidents, bullying, vandalism and other serious infractions. Learn all steps required to conduct a restorative justice conference, from determining the readiness of victims, offenders, their families and friends to participate, to running the formal meeting itself. Even those who will not be responsible for conducting conferences yourself will learn how to better address everyday conflict and incidents in the workplace and community. Skills taught include monitoring reactions in stressful situations, listening with empathy, and creating shared understanding among conflicting parties. REGISTRATION FEE: $350.00 for Delaware County Schools Staff, $400 for out of county. Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 1/29/2021

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

78. High Leverage Practices to Support Students in Math Grades K-8: Instructional Strategies AM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/4/2021

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

Description:Outcomes: 1. Practice specific strategies for building fluency with basic four operations K-8. 2. Identify ineffective problem-solving strategies often used in classrooms, then practice with attach strategies and schema based problem solving. 3. Evaluate several methods for incorporating a motivational component within intensive intervention.

Overview: Intensive instruction has been identified as a high-leverage practice in special education, and DBI is a research-based approach to delivering intensive instruction (NCII, 2013). Learners are provided an opportunity to extend understanding of intensive instruction in math. Students demonstrating difficulties in math require intensified instructional strategies. We will discuss methods of building fact fluency and problem-solving strategies, as well as the motivational component.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 2/3/2021

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

79. High Leverage Practices to Support Students in Math Grades K-8: Instructional Strategies PM

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/4/2021

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

Description:Outcomes: 1. Practice specific strategies for building fluency with basic four operations K-8. 2. Identify ineffective problem-solving strategies often used in classrooms, then practice with attach strategies and schema based problem solving. 3. Evaluate several methods for incorporating a motivational component within intensive intervention.

Overview: Intensive instruction has been identified as a high-leverage practice in special education, and DBI is a research-based approach to delivering intensive instruction (NCII, 2013). Learners are provided an opportunity to extend understanding of intensive instruction in math. Students demonstrating difficulties in math require intensified instructional strategies. We will discuss methods of building fact fluency and problem-solving strategies, as well as the motivational component.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. IF YOU ARE NOT PREREGISTERED ACT 48 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 2/3/2021

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

80. ELD Team Monthly Meetings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: DCIU ELD TEACHERS

Dates: 2/4/2021

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/8/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

82. Analysis in Action Series Part 2

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Dates: 2/8/2021

Target Audience: General Education Teachers Special Education Teachers

Description: Join us for this 3-part series to deepen your understanding of analysis in literature and nonfiction texts. Participants will understand the skills and steps needed to take students to analysis, apply skills in creating lessons and units, and reflect and revise lessons based on student results.

Second Session: After applying strategies, participants will come to the second session with student work to reflect on changes made.

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/7/21. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE SESSION TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING

83. Using Gaming to Increase Student Achievement (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/8/2021

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

Description: We've tried to keep it simple, focusing on the most common teaching practices that are effective in an online environment. We will share general advice, a variety of course types, and additional tips on student engagement. We've broken up the teaching tips according to the common teaching styles (lecture, case, small group discussion, and hands-on).

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/7/21

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

84. Using Gaming to Increase Student Achievement (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/8/2021

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

Description: We've tried to keep it simple, focusing on the most common teaching practices that are effective in an online environment. We will share general advice, a variety of course types, and additional tips on student engagement. We've broken up the teaching tips according to the common teaching styles (lecture, case, small group discussion, and hands-on).

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/7/21

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

85. Safety Care Consultation and Practice

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/9/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/8/2021

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

86. Delaware County Secondary Transition Council Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/10/2021

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

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

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 2/9/21**

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

87. Delaware County Secondary Transition Coordinators Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/10/2021

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

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

**PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ACT 48 CREDIT. NO ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE 2/9/21**

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

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

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/10/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE DAY PRIOR

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

89. EL Coordinator/Administrator Network Meeting

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District EL Administrators, Building Administrators

Dates: 2/11/2021

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/10/21

YOU MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT


90. Instructional Sequence Matters: Structuring Lessons with the NGSS in Mind

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/11/2021

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

Description: This workshop will discuss two popular approaches for structuring high-quality science instruction: POE (Predict, Observe, Explain) and 5E (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate). Participants will work with instructional sequences they bring to the workshop. They will examine how simple shifts in arranging and combining activities can help students construct knowledge, while allowing teachers to put the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into practice. Participants will develop an understanding of how instructional sequences for science instruction can promote long-lasting understanding for students.

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

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

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/10/21

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

91. Evidence-Based Practices in Applied Behavior Analysis: Considerations for Educational Settings

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/12/2021

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

Description: The focus of this workshop is on implementing evidence-based practices (e.g., peer-mediated learning) that align with basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis is classroom and school setting. The workshop will also focus on the combination of research, expertise, and context in evidence-based practice.



Registration fee: $35 Delaware County, $45 Out of County payable via Credit Card or Purchase Order. ***DCIU Staff select Purchase Order and enter "DCIU" as the Purchase Order Information***
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CUT OFF 2/11/2021

92. SLP Networking Meeting-3 (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 2/12/2021

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

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

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT BY 2/11/21

93. Supporting Students in the Community (Paraeducators) - AM Workshop

Program: Inservices

Audience: Open to Delaware County Districts Paraprofessionals

Dates: 2/12/2021

Target Audience: Open to Delaware County Districts Paraprofessionals

Description: Often paraeducators accompany students in the community and employment environments. This training will highlight techniques to ensure the student gets the most benefit from the experience. Participants will consider the benefits of community/employment experiences, plan for an effective experience, and give constructive feedback and encourage student reflection.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/7/21

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

94. The NEW WIDA ELD Standards 2020 and Standards-Based Instruction for English Learners

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: English Language Development Teachers, General Education Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Dates: 2/12/2021

Target Audience: English Language Development Teachers, General Education Teachers, Building and District Administrators

Description: Preparing English learners for college and career requires rigorous, standards-based instruction. This session examines WIDA's New ELDS 2020, including the Guiding Principles, new components, reorganized framework and supporting tools for implementation. It explores how academic and language development standards can be used to design instruction that supports both content learning and academic language growth. Participants will leverage academic and language development standards to design rigorous instruction that supports content learning and language growth. COST OF REGISTRATION ALSO INCLUDES THE WIDA STANDARDS FRAMEWORK

REGISTRATION FEE: $75.00 ( includes copy of WIDA Standards Framework) 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 2/6/2021

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

95. Youth Mental Health First Aid

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 Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians

Dates: 2/12/2021

Target Audience: District Administrators, Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Parents/Community, Administrative Assistants, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Nurses, Speech Language Pathologists, OTs/PTs, Librarians,

Description: YMHFA is a research based, data driven curriculum that introduces the concept that anyone can help someone in a mental health crisis. This is an extremely valuable tool for all who work with students in providing support and intervention for them.

No Fee, Sponsored by the Department of Justice STOP! School Violence Grant

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE/ACT 48 CREDIT. YOU MUST REGISTER BY 2/5/2021.

96. Nonpublic Inservice - The Power and Potential of a Growth Mindset

Program: Non-Public Events

Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals ) ONLY

Dates: 2/12/2021

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Target Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Building Administrators, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals ) ONLY

Description: In this workshop, learners will explore the power and potential of a growth mindset from understanding the history of intelligence and the origins of our own beliefs to how to begin to translate a growth mindset into practice.

For Delaware County Non-Public schools staff only. This workshop is being provided through Non-Public Schools Funding. You must be employed by a Delaware County non-public school to attend this workshop.

Session begins at 9:00 SHARP.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND-No Credit/attendance recording or materials will be provided without preregistration.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS OF FEBRUARY 7, 2021 OR WHEN REGISTRATION IS FULL

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

***TRAINING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY***

97. The Power and Potential of a Growth Mindset

Program: Inservices

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

Dates: 2/12/2021

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IF YOU ARE FROM A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS SAME WORKSHOP USING THIS REGISTRATION SITE: Nonpublic Schools Staff Registration

Target Audience: DELAWARE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ONLY

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

Description: In this workshop, learners will explore the power and potential of a growth mindset from understanding the history of intelligence and the origins of our own beliefs to how to begin to translate a growth mindset into practice.

Registration Fee: Delaware County Schools Staff $75.00, Out of County $100.00, payable by Credit Card or School Purchase Order

DCIU STAFF REGISTER THROUGH USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST ENTER A BUDGET CODE PROVIDED BY YOUR PROGRAM AS THE PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND-No Credit/attendance recording or materials will be provided without preregistration.

Session begins at 9:00 SHARP.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND - No Credit/attendance recording or materials will be provided without preregistration.
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS OF FEBRUARY 7,2021, OR WHEN REGISTRATION IS FULL

***TRAINING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY***

98. SLP Networking Meeting- 4 (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

Audience: Delaware County District and DCIU Speech and Language Therapists

Dates: 2/12/2021

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

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

Credit: 3 Act 48 Hours

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CREDIT BY 2/11/21

99. Supporting Students in the Community (Paraeducators) - PM Workshop

Program: Inservices

Audience: Open to Delaware County Districts Paraprofessionals

Dates: 2/12/2021

Target Audience: Open to Delaware County Districts Paraprofessionals

Description: Often paraeducators accompany students in the community and employment environments. This training will highlight techniques to ensure the student gets the most benefit from the experience. Participants will consider the benefits of community/employment experiences, plan for an effective experience, and give constructive feedback and encourage student reflection.

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00

DCIU STAFF REGISTER USING PURCHASE ORDER PAYMENT TYPE AND YOU MUST HAVE A BUDGET CODE FROM YOUR PROGRAM TO ENTER AS PO NUMBER.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/7/21

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

100. Diversifying Texts: Equity in Classroom Literature (AM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/15/2021

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

Description: Based on the work of Professor Rudine Sims Bishop, participants will apply the mirrors, windows, and sliding glass door technique to their classroom libraries. Teachers consider whose voices are heard and whose voices might not be represented in the classroom literature. Participants will examine current classroom literature compared to demographics, explore aspects of approaching diversity in text, and understand where to apply concepts learned in current curriculum

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Staff, $45 Out of County, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/14/21

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

101. Diversifying Texts: Equity in Classroom Literature (PM)

Program: Meetings and Workshops

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

Dates: 2/15/2021

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

Description: Based on the work of Professor Rudine Sims Bishop, participants will apply the mirrors, windows, and sliding glass door technique to their classroom libraries. Teachers consider whose voices are heard and whose voices might not be represented in the classroom literature. Participants will examine current classroom literature compared to demographics, explore aspects of approaching diversity in text, and understand where to apply concepts learned in current curriculum

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 Delaware County Staff, $45 Out of County, Payable via Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard) or Purchase Order

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

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION CLOSES AS OF 2/14/21

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