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Continuous Improvement: Using the Observation Frameworks to Up Your Educating Game!
Pedagogy
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Continuous Improvement: Using the Observation Frameworks to Up Your Educating Game!

Course Description: Explore the PDE Frameworks for Observation and Practice as updated in Summer 2021 as tools for continuous improvement in this informative and interactive workshop. Educators will begin by learning about the Continuous Self-Improvement process and related tools followed by and introduction to the Frameworks. Then, educators will dive into a role-specific exploration of the frameworks with a focus on self-evaluation and then self-reflection. These processes will be focused on elements to inform pre-conferences for and to allow educators to engage in a self improvement process using the continuous improvement tools discussed in the first half of the class. Together, each element empowers educators to elevate their skills and better serve students. 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and a certificate.

Touching on the Tools of Act 13 - SPM Templates and Revised Frameworks

Course Description: In this online course, participants will gain a surface level understanding of the tools for use with Act 13’s revised Educator Effectiveness Evaluation System. The first part of the course explores the Student Performance Measures templates, which PDE issued as optional tools to assist LEAs for the documentation of LEA-Selected Measures and IEP Goals Progress data. The second part of the course reviews the revised Danielson Frameworks as issued by PDE in Summer 2021. The third and final part of the course engages participants in a self-led reflection on how each new tool can help them inform their professional practice in the coming school year.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course will be eligible to recieve 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 credit and/or a certificate for Chapter 14 hours. Chapter 14 acceptance is at the full discretion of your employer.

Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Across the Developmental Spectrum
Pupil Services
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Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Across the Developmental Spectrum

Course Description: Anxiety disorders are associated with substantial impairment and comorbidity, and often present vexing problems to even the most experienced clinicians. This pre-recorded webinar addresses the rationale and implementation of the empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatments for anxiety in adults, adolescents, and children. Evidence for the conceptual model and the treatments are presented, with strong emphasis placed throughout on the “how-to” of CBT implementation. Detailed examples are provided of the verbal interplay that often arises in the implementation of CBT with patients who have anxiety disorders. 

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Mission Kids 101: The Dynamics of Child Abuse
Pupil Services
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Mission Kids 101: The Dynamics of Child Abuse

Course Description: Learn about the work of Mission Kids, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization providing multidisciplinary care to alleged victims of sexual and physical abuse. Mission Kids joins a nationwide network of child-focused care facilities designed in accordance with standards established by the National Children’s Alliance and the U.S. Department of Justice. Their ultimate goal is to provide a broad range of support services to child victims and their caregivers in an environment that encourages healing and facilitates better prosecution of alleged offenders. Mission Kids staff also review important dynamics of child abuse for educators to recognize.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Supporting Students' Anxiety During COVID-19: Strategies for Educators
Pupil Services
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Supporting Students' Anxiety During COVID-19: Strategies for Educators

Course Description: This session was recorded during the 2020 DPS Conference. Mike Fiore, School Social Worker and Steph Warshaw, Licensed Social Worker and Home and School Visitor, of the Council Rock School District join School Nurse, Charlene Koretz, of the Colonial School District to present on this timely and important content. The session prepares DPS and other educators to identify and differentiate common symptoms of anxiety during COVID-19 versus those indicative of Anxiety Disorders while additionally presenting strategies and resources to support children with anxiety in schools--especially during COVID-19.

Course Hours:
 Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Be Prepared: Effective and Efficient IEPs
Special Populations
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Be Prepared: Effective and Efficient IEPs

Course Description: This course provides regular and special educators information on creating IEPs that consider student need using effective and efficient strategies to create a beneficial plan.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1 HOUR of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours.


Special Populations
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"Crip Camp": A Netflix Documentary by High Ground Productions

Course Description: Crip Camp  is a documentary film that depicts the disability revolution of the 1970's.  This film won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival upon its release in January of 2020. Crip Camp shares the journey of teenagers that attended Camp Jened and shares their story, both as teenagers with diabilities as well as their unending work toward disability right's advocacy.  The goal of the film's directors is to make the audience a camp participant and share the "experience and joy" that changed their lives.

Course Hours:
 Members who complete this course receive 2.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Connect, Collaborate, Create with School-based Occupational Therapy
Special Populations
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Connect, Collaborate, Create with School-based Occupational Therapy

Course Description: In this course, Dr. Jennifer Washko, OTD-OTR/L, and Dr. Katie Landsiedel, OTD-OTR/L, share information on the role of Occupational Therapy in a school-based setting.  Learn strategies for your students and tips on communication and collaboration to enhance student learning and achievement.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Supporting Newly Arrived Immigrant Students
Special Populations
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Supporting Newly Arrived Immigrant Students

Course Description: Newly arrived immigrants often arrive with unique challenges: limited experience with English, academic gaps, and may not be on grade level in their home language. This session will offer suggestions for supporting these students’ academic and social-emotional growth.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Can you Hear Us Now?  Using Podcasts to Teach and Entertain
Technology in Education
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Can you Hear Us Now? Using Podcasts to Teach and Entertain

Course Description: Creating and producing your own podcast can be both effective and rewarding. Podcasts provide an easy and unique way to convey information, as well as engage your student audience with supplemental material that the time in a typical class period would not permit. Podcasts can be easy and fun to make, enjoyable for your audience, and can be accessed at any time! Learn more about the benefits to creating your own educational podcast, as well as the logistics behind developing your own podcast!

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Epic!: the
Technology in Education
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Epic!: the "Netflix" of Books for Educators and Students

Course Description: Captured from a live PSEA CPL Webinar broadcast on July 7, 2020, in this session Participants learn all about Epic! and how it can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom. Epic! is an amazing tool for promoting student reading voice and choice, but what about its teacher features? Assign students books as a class, in groups, or individually. Create, edit, or utilize collections on topics, themes or whatever else may apply for your use! Monitor student progress and use through-tracking tools to influence conferencing (4 books in 11 minutes you say?!).

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

FlipGrid: What is it and how do I use it in my practice?
Technology in Education
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FlipGrid: What is it and how do I use it in my practice?

Course Description: In this session, captured from a live PSEA CPL Braodcast on Oct 15, 2020, participants are introduced to FlipGrid and learn about its latest features and get tips, strategies, and expert techniques for incorporating it into your practice, both virtually and in-person. Flipgrid is a phenomenal tool for educators to use with students in group work as well as with multiple topics to conduct project-based learning opportunities, even with crossover from multiple groups! Additionally, participants learn how to use it to jigsaw lessons and streamline topic responses from students as well as explore the use of Flipgrid as live journals and the new beta for screen sharing in this fun and engaging PSEA CPL session!

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

NEA's Digital Tools for Collaboration & Communication
Technology in Education
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NEA's Digital Tools for Collaboration & Communication

Course Description: This course guides educators through the many options for online collaboration and communication with students, families, and colleagues, showcasing tools that can be used to ease the communication process between school and home in the event of remote learning. Participants develop options for online collaboration and communication with students, families, and colleagues, learn how digital tools can be used to ease the communication process between school and home in the event of remote learning, and become aware of the basics of available online platforms to collaborate and communicate online, including virtual meetings, messaging, screencasts, structural platforms, appointment and content creation tools.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 3 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

NEA's Seesaw Basics
Technology in Education
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NEA's Seesaw Basics

Course Description: In this NEA developed course you learn to create your own custom Seesaw activities and discover how Seesaw's built-in features—like folders, skills, and blogs—can help streamline the assessment and feedback processes.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 3 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Planning a Week of Distance Learning
Technology in Education
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Teacher: Christopher Clayton

Planning a Week of Distance Learning

Course Description: Captured from a live PSEA CPL webinar broadcast on Jul 21, 2020 and presented by NEA members and current Michigan classroom teachers Chris Thomas & Ellen Brooks, this session explores examples of what distance education might "look" like in K-12 classrooms from Ed Tech experts. It also explores the transition thinking required that best supports student engagement and (hopefully) success and provide resources for thinking about and planning distance learning experiences for students.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Using Google Meet in Remote Instruction
Technology in Education
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Using Google Meet in Remote Instruction

Course Description: This professional learning session was captured from a live PSEA CPL webinar broadcast June 16, 2020 and focuses on Google Meet and its many applications in remote instruction and distance learning for teachers and students. Are you missing that face-to-face connection with your students? Google Meet is an excellent resource that provides students and teachers a safe and effective way to communicate and see each other "face to face" virtually. Learn how to set up Google Meets, Chrome Extensions, record yourself, share out recordings, post meetings to Google Classroom and more!

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Using HyperDocs for Online Learning
Technology in Education
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Using HyperDocs for Online Learning

Course Description: A HyperDoc is a simple yet powerful tool for online learning! More than just some links on a page, a HyperDocs allows you to bundle lessons, tasks, and assessments together in one document that can easily be differentiated for particular students or groups. In this course we explore ideas, tools, and templates to help you create your own HyperDocs that you can start using your students tomorrow.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Using Kami for Interactive Lessons
Technology in Education
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Using Kami for Interactive Lessons

Course Description: Did you know that Kami is not just a PDF editor? Kami is a must-have all-in-one tool for your classroom. With Kami interactive lessons that support all of your students. Join this session to learn how to use Kami to provide video or audio feedback and to have students demonstrate their learning. Kami has a complete set of PDF tools that can make working with PDFs easier for both you and your students.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

Time Management and Organization for Online Learning
SEL & Wellness
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Time Management and Organization for Online Learning

Course Description: The boundaries between work and home are blurrier than ever. This webinar explores strategies and tools that will help you take care of yourself first so that you may take care of others.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 1.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.