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TAC - Educational Consultants Meeting

September 22, 2020 - May 18, 2021
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Special Education

Formerly known as Training and Technical Assistance Consultants (TAC) monthly coordination meeting.

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Sessions

Tuesday, September 22
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, October 20
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, November 24
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, January 19
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, February 23
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, March 23
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, April 20
9 - 11am
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Tuesday, May 18
9 - 11am
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CAC (Curriculum Advisory Council ) Meetings 2020-2021

September 23, 2020 - May 5, 2021
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Curriculum

CAC Meetings For 2020-2021 
9:00 AM-12:00 PM 
PRESIDNETS’ ROOM - MCVEYTOWN OFFICE

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

TUESDAY, OCTOBER, 20, 2020

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 (ONLY IF SOCIAL DISTANCING RULE STILL APPLY AND WE ARE 
          NOT ABLE TO MEET WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION ON JANUARY 21.)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021** (WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021

THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2021

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Sessions

Wednesday, September 23
9am - 12pm
Tuesday, October 20
9am - 12pm
Tuesday, November 17
9am - 12pm
Tuesday, January 19
9am - 12pm
January 19, 2021 CAC Meeting

ONLY IF SOCIAL DISTANCING RULE STILL APPLY AND WE ARE NOT ABLE TO MEET WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION ON JANUARY 21.

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Thursday, January 21
9am - 12pm
January 21, 2021 CAC Meeting

WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION

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Tuesday, February 23
9am - 12pm
Thursday, April 1
9am - 12pm
Arpil 1, 2021 CAC Meeting
Wednesday, May 5
9am - 12pm
May 5, 2021 CAC Meeting

Special Education Advisory Council Meetings 2020-2021

September 24, 2020 - April 22, 2021
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Special Education

The Tuscarora Intermediate Unit (TIU) meets several times a year with each district/charter school representative at the Special Education Advisory Council to provide state and federal legal updates, networking opportunities, and to clarify issues regarding the effect of state and federal special education laws on the provision of services to students.  The TIU also provides support and technical assistance to special education administrators and school personnel within our school districts and charter schools. 

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Sessions

Thursday, September 24
9am - 12pm
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Thursday, October 22
9am - 12pm
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Thursday, January 21
8:43am
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Thursday, February 25
9am - 12pm
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Thursday, April 22
9am - 12pm
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Safety Care Initial Training Sept 28 & 29, 2020 Cancelled

Cancelled
September 28 - 29, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Special Education
Act 48 Activity Hours General Activity Hours (non-PDE)

Safety-Care is a training program for staff working with children, adolescents, or adults who may exhibit challenging or dangerous behavior.  Participants in the course learn a wide variety of prevention skills so that they can each contribute to a physical and social environment that encourages behavior patterns that are positive and safe.  Please note that this is an initial training, and not a re-certification.   There will be a $7.00 charge for materials and processing. 1/2 hour lunch on your own. 

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Sessions

Monday, September 28
8:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday, September 29
8:30am - 3:30pm

Equity with Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (featuring STEM)

September 30, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
STEM
Act 48 Activity Hours

Title of Activity: Equity with Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (featuring STEM)

Date(s): 9/30/20     Number of Participant Activity Hours: Total of 12.0

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, ½ hour break for lunch; 3 hours TBD during Event Week; 5 hours coaching sessions with students during Event Week

Instructor(s): Peney E. Wright, M.Ed.  TIU 11 STEM/STEAM Curriculum and Instruction Specialist 

Description of Activity:  STEM teaching and learning methods and strategies provided in our workshop session followed by TIU 11 staff virtual guided and modeled engineering challenges and science investigations for educators and students. Planning and reflective educator sessions with TIU 11 staff during the event week. At least one hour each day designated for student STEM learning, discovery, making, the iterative process, and presenting, as well as, teacher coaching.   
    Following this workshop and at least one guided class session, educators will have access to additional engineering challenges and science investigations for students to try out any time during the school year. 
    Literacy connections will be provided to integrate with reading and writing. Students will use the Seesaw Online Portfolio App. 
    Educators may sign up for up to 3 weeks of projects throughout the school year, first come first serve basis.  Maximum 3 classrooms per week.  Designated weeks of the month to be predetermined. 
 

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Wednesday, September 30
9am - 1:30pm

STEM for All: Cre8 InnOv8 Elev8 Your Potential

September 30, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
STEM
Act 48 Activity Hours

Title of Activity: STEM for All: Cre8 InnOv8 Elev8 Your Potential

Date(s): 9/30/20     Number of Participant Activity Hours: Total of 12.0

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, ½ hour break for lunch; 3 hours TBD during Event Week; 5 hours coaching sessions with students during Event We

Instructor(s): Peney E. Wright, M.Ed.  TIU 11 STEM/STEAM Curriculum and Instruction Specialist 

Description of Activity:  STEM teaching and learning methods and strategies provided in our workshop session followed by TIU 11 staff virtual guided and modeled engineering challenges and science investigations for educators and students. Planning and reflective educator sessions with TIU 11 staff during the event week. At least one hour each day designated for student STEM learning, discovery, making, the iterative process, and presenting, as well as, teacher coaching.   
    Following this workshop and at least one guided class session, educators will have access to additional engineering challenges and science investigations for students to try out any time during the school year. 
    Literacy connections will be provided to integrate with reading and writing. Students will use the Seesaw Online Portfolio App. 
    Educators may sign up for up to 3 weeks of projects throughout the school year, first come first serve basis.  Maximum 3 classrooms per week.  Designated weeks of the month to be predetermined. 
 

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Wednesday, September 30
1:30pm
Cre8 InnOv8 Elev8 Your Potential

StartSOLE Inquiry Learning App

October 14, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
STEM
Act 48 Activity Hours

Title of Activity: StartSOLE Inquiry Learning App

Date(s): 10/14/20     Number of Participant Activity Hours: 3.0 (PDE STEM Initiative)

Time(s): 12:00 – 3:30 PM

Instructor(s): Peney E. Wright, M.Ed.  TIU 11 STEM/STEAM Curriculum and Instruction Specialist 

Description of Activity: How do I start a SOLE?  
    Creating a SOLE is facilitating students in Self-Organized Learning Environments using an impressive and powerful app to plan, organize, implement and assess your students’ learning. 
    A Self-Organized Learning Environment, or SOLE, can exist anywhere there is a computer, internet connection, and students who are ready to learn.  Within a SOLE, students are given the freedom to learn collaboratively using hard copy resources and the Internet.   
    SOLE sessions are characterized by Project Based Learning, inquiry, discovery, sharing, spontaneity and supportive teacher intervention.  Every SOLE session activates learners’ creativity, requires critical thinking, and refines communication skills.   
    You will receive access to free tools to implement SOLE in your classroom, have time to create your own lessons, and find out how to earn Act 48 hours. 
 

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Wednesday, October 14
12 - 3:30pm
StartSOLE Inquiry Learning App

School Psychologist Networking Day: Related Services (Virtual Training)

October 23, 2020
Your Internet Ready Computer
Special Education
Act 48 Activity Hours

This session will focus on determining the need for counseling as a related service within the context of the multidisciplinary evaluation process as well as using data to select, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of counseling interventions. Topics will include the legal basis for counseling as a related service, who can provide these services, the continuum of services that fall under the umbrella of counseling as a related service, and the role of assessment and progress monitoring as it pertains to counseling as a related service. Additional topics will include the review of evidence- based counseling intervention techniques that a variety of practitioners can implement to support a range of student mental health and behavior needs.
 

The workshop will be held through Zoom and here is the link: https://paiu.zoom.us/j/94799851731

The day is from 9:00 - 2:00 and the participants will receive 5 hours of Act 48. 

Audience: School psychologists, social workers, school counselors, administrators, and anyone who may be interested in learning more about the need for counseling as a related service

Once we have the flyer done, we will send it your way:)

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Sessions

Friday, October 23
9am - 2pm

K-12 SAP Three Day Training via Zoom

October 26, 2020 - November 6, 2020
Your Internet Ready Computer
SAP
Act 48 Activity Hours General Activity Hours (non-PDE)

PURPOSE Please be aware that this is a competencies-based training and full attendance is mandatory in order to receive certification. This excellent K-12 staff development program is designated to prepare additional persons to participate on the school’s SAP core team. Participants will learn about the Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol agencies and how these agencies, in collaboration with the educational system, intervene in an effective efficient way to remove the barriers of learning for at-risk students. This training meets the requirements of the Commonwealth of PA Inter-agency Committee for Student Assistance Programs. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Building administrators, central office administrators, counselors, psychologists and classroom teachers who will be joining existing SAP core teams should attend this training. Child-serving agencies such as juvenile probation and children services would also benefit from this valuable training. REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 7:30 AM.

This training will be held online using the Zoom platform. Each participant will receive a link for the Zoom Meeting with a registration code for each day. This is to make sure we have a secure site for our trainings.

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Sessions

Monday, October 26
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 1
Tuesday, October 27
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 2
Wednesday, October 28
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 3
Wednesday, November 4
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 4
Thursday, November 5
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 5
Friday, November 6
8am - 12pm
K-12 SAP Day 6

Safety Care Initial Training, Oct. 26 & 27, 2020 (2 Days)

October 26 - 27, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Special Education
Act 48 Activity Hours General Activity Hours (non-PDE)

This 2 day training is designed to provide a set of skills & strategies that allow staff in a variety of settings to safely and humanely provide support to individuals who may sometimes exhibit disruptive or dangerous behavior. Safety-Care is based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and is designed to complement any supportive & humane treatment method.

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Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27

SCRIPT Computer Science District Team Planning

October 27 - 28, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
STEM
Act 48 Activity Hours

Title of Activity: SCRIPT Computer Science District Team Planning

Date(s): 10/27 & 10/28, 2020     Number of Participant Activity Hours: Total of 14.0

Time(s): 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, ½ hour break for lunch

Instructor(s): Peney E. Wright, M.Ed.  TIU 11 STEM/STEAM Curriculum and Instruction Specialist 

Description of Activity:  STEM teaching and learning methods and strategies provided in our workshop session followed by TIU 11 staff virtual guided and modeled engineering challenges and science investigations for educators and students. Planning and reflective educator sessions with TIU 11 staff during the event week. At least one hour each day designated for student STEM learning, discovery, making, the iterative process, and presenting, as well as, teacher coaching.   
    Following this workshop and at least one guided class session, educators will have access to additional engineering challenges and science investigations for students to try out any time during the school year. 
    Literacy connections will be provided to integrate with reading and writing. Students will use the Seesaw Online Portfolio App. 
    Educators may sign up for up to 3 weeks of projects throughout the school year, first come first serve basis.  Maximum 3 classrooms per week.  Designated weeks of the month to be predetermined. 
 

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Sessions

Tuesday, October 27
8am - 3:30pm
SCRIPT October 27 Day One
Wednesday, October 28
8am - 3:30pm
SCRIPT October 8 Day Two

SAP Day Fall 2020

October 29, 2020
Your Internet Ready Computer
SAP
Act 48 Activity Hours

October 29, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Question, Persuade, Respond Training (QPR) Three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide.

Please include your current email address in your registration contact cflaherty@tiu11.org with and registration questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, October 29
8:30am - 12pm
Virtual SAP Fall 2020

Safety Care Re-certification Training Nov. 16, 2020

November 16, 2020
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11
Act 48 Activity Hours General Activity Hours (non-PDE)

The Safety-Care curriculum is designed to provide a set of skills & strategies that allow staff in a variety of settings to safely and humanely provide support to individuals who may sometimes exhibit disruptive or dangerous behavior. Safety-Care is based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and is designed to complement any supportive & humane treatment method.

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Monday, November 16