TIU 11 UNIFIED IN-SERVICE DAY

September 1, 2022

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       TIU 11 UNIFIED IN-SERVICE DAY

                 Blair County Convention Center

                                               September 1, 2022

                                                        AGENDA

(Pick one A Session and one B Session)

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.      Registration 

9:20 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.    Welcome & Service Awards (Ballroom 1 & 2) 
                                          Dr. Shawn Kovac 

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  General Session (Ballroom 1 & 2)   It’s About Me, It’s About You 
                                           Adam Blank 

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Kades-Margolis 
                                           G. Mark Blaschak 

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   LUNCH (Ballroom 3) 

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.      Breakout Session 1 

  1A   Phishing Scams and Cyber Security Awarness  - Josh Wakefield    

  2A   Understanding the Family Medical Leave Act  - Stephanie Bilger   

  3A  What’s New in TIU Technology  - Dr. Eric Yoder and Jigar Patel  


  4A  The Happiness Advantage  - Alicia Hull    

  5A  Student Freedom of Speech  - Attorney Mark Walz   

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     BREAK 

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.      Breakout Session 2 

   1B  Phishing Scams and Cyber Security Awareness - Josh Wakefield  

   2B  HR Working for You  - Stephanie Bilger   

   3B  What’s New in TIU Technology  - Dr. Eric Yoder and Jigar Patel  

   4B  Building Resiliency - Timothy Miller    

   5B  Student Freedom of Speech - Attorney Mark Walz   

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Submit Evaluation and Departure

      

Deadline to register is  August 18, 2022!

Don't forget to print your registration confirmation email! 
 

                           

Registration is open until 8/17/2022

Available Credit or Activity Hours

Act 48 Activity Hours
4.0 Hours
Teaching and Learning Professional Development Teaching Techniques and Strategies
Free

Sessions

Thursday, September 1
9 - 11:45am
Registration, Welcome & Service Awards, General Session and Kades-Margolis

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Registration 
9:20 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome & Service Awards (Ballroom 1 & 2) - Dr. Shawn Kovac 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. General Session (Ballroom 1 & 2) It’s About Me, It’s About You -
Adam Blank 
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Kades-Margolis - G. Mark Blaschak

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1 - 1:45pm
1A Phishing Scams and Cyber Security Awareness

Phishing Scams & Cyber Security Awareness 
Presenter:  Josh Wakefield 

TIU 11 tech dept. will walk you through common internet security practices, pitfalls and tactics to be on the lookout for! This session will prepare you to better secure your personal and professional life against cyber criminals. Topics Covered: Phishing, Techniques, Tactics & Procedures, Password Security, Ransomware and Malware. 
 

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1 - 1:45pm
2A Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act

Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act 
Presenter: Stephanie Bilger 


In just forty-five minutes, you will gain a better 
understanding of the FMLA, learn to eliminate FMLA 
confusion and explore real-life issues. Users will learn 
about eligibility requirements, circumstances under which 
employees qualify for FMLA leave, pay and benefits 
employees are entitled to while on leave and 
responsibilities regarding FMLA procedures.

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1 - 1:45pm
3A What’s New in Ed Tech at TIU 11

What’s New in Ed Tech at TIU 11 
Presenters: Jigar Patel & Dr. Eric Yoder 

In this session, presenters will highlight changes in Ed Tech and show case new tools in the TIU 11 toolkit to benefit our employees, programs, and districts. We will demonstrate how tools like Adobe Sign (e-signatures), the new Incident IQ helpdesk, and Zoom can be leveraged to improve workflows and communication. Additionally, we will showcase LinkedIn Learning, a platform available to all IU employees, which houses online courses and video tutorials for hundreds of different computer applications (such as those from Adobe, Microsoft, and many others) and specific work-related tasks (such as organizing data, marketing, improving communication, etc). 

 

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1 - 1:45pm
4A The Happiness Advantage

The Happiness Advantage 
Presenter:  Alicia Hull 

In a world filled with stress and negativity, it’s easy to be consumed by gloom. Based on the work of Shawn Achor, this session will focus on small shifts in our mindsets and habits that can rewire our brains, increasing our happiness, which can lead to increased productivity at work, home, and other aspects of our lives. 
 

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1 - 1:45pm
5A Student Freedom of Speech

Student Freedom of Speech 
Presenter:  Attorney Mark Walz 

Discusses the latest Case law on Student Internet Speech – and the First Amendment limits on when students can face school discipline for what they say online – including for conduct that can be threatening, or that is directed to or about teachers and school administrators.  
 

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2 - 2:45pm
1B Phishing Scams and Cyber Security Awareness

Phishing Scams & Cyber Security Awareness 
Presenter: Josh Wakefield 


TIU 11 tech dept. will walk you through common internet 
security practices, pitfalls and tactics to be on the lookout for! 
This session will prepare you to better secure your personal 
and professional life against cyber criminals. Topics Covered: 
Phishing, Techniques, Tactics & Procedures, Password 
Security, Ransomware and Malware.

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2 - 2:45pm
2B HR Working For You

HR Working For You 
Presenter: Stephanie Bilger  


The HR field requires evidence-based knowledge of 
psychology, business, law, economics, sociology, industrial 
engineering and risk management. This session is designed 
to provide, in one place, the key resources needed for 
employees to understand benefits and HR 
practices/policies of the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11.

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2 - 2:45pm
3B What’s New in Ed Tech at TIU 11

What’s New in Ed Tech at TIU 11 
Presenters: Jigar Patel & Dr. Eric Yoder 


In this session, presenters will highlight changes in Ed 
Tech and show case new tools in the TIU 11 toolkit to benefit 
our employees, programs, and districts.  We will demonstrate 
how tools like Adobe Sign (e-signatures), the new Incident IQ 
helpdesk, and Zoom can be leveraged to improve workflows 
and communication. Additionally, we will showcase LinkedIn 
Learning, a platform available to all IU employees, which 
houses online courses and video tutorials for hundreds of 
different computer applications (such as those from Adobe, 
Microsoft, and many others) and specific work-related tasks 
(such as organizing data, marketing, 
improving communication, etc).

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2 - 2:45pm
4B Building Resiliency

Building Resiliency 
Presenter: Timothy Miller 


We have all had trauma in our lives but how are some people 
able to cope easier than others? This session will look at how 
to build resiliency in others and ourselves. We will look at our 
Ikigi (the Japanese secret to a long and happy life) and 
discover ways to improve your resilience at work.

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2 - 2:45pm
5B Student Freedom of Speech

Student Freedom of Speech 
Presenter: Attorney Mark Walz  


Discusses the latest Case law on Student Internet Speech – 
and the First Amendment limits on when students can face 
school discipline for what they say online – including for 
conduct that can be threatening, or that is directed to or 
about teachers and school administrators.

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2:46 - 3pm
Submit Evaluation (Mandatory) and Departure

Box for Evaluations will be located at the check-in station.

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