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CCIU FEATURED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

Each year, the CCIU offers essential professional learning opportunities designed to support you and your team as a new school year begins and you adjust to the evolving needs of the K-12 educational system. 

The eight featured focus areas presented below are just some of the timely opportunities the CCIU is offering to help fellow educational professionals as we navigate the 2020-21 school year together. Register for any event, workshop or meeting to engage in collaborative discussion with experts and peers that focus on the skills, challenges and goals most relevant to each field or subject. Educators and staff are welcome to attend one or all opportunities in a focus area, registration for the entirety of the events is not required. 

While the CCIU's 2020-21 featured focus areas are detailed below, you can find out more and register for any of our additional opportunities at www.cciu.org/ProfessionalLearning

All CCIU activities listed below will be held virtually.


LITERACY

Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on building strong foundational reading and writing skills that enable students to read text deeply and write clearly. Focus area highlights include:
  • Foundations of Reading Trainings
  • Foundations of Writing Trainings 
  • PSSA Text-Dependent Analysis
  • Text analysis focused on developing deeper readers and writers
  • Wilson Reading System Trainings
First Focus Area Event on Monday, September 14, 2020. 
 
REGISTER TODAY!
 
REMOTE TEACHING AND LEARNING
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on developing strategies for remote and hybrid teaching and learning. Focus area highlights include: 
  • Instructional Strategies in the Online Learning Environment 
  • Competency-Based Learning (CBL) Series for Teachers 
  • Hybrid Learning that Works! The Learning Transformation with Weston Kieschnick
  • Danielson Framework for Teaching - Calibration of Observation Skills and Evidence 
First Focus Area Event on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
 
REGISTER TODAY!

GIFTED EDUCATION
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on supporting gifted learners and educators in creating effective learning environments, identifying gifted learners and fulfilling administrative paperwork. Focus area highlights include:
  • Completing Gifted Paperwork
  • Acceleration and Enrichment
  • Who are Gifted Learners?
First Focus Area Event on Thursday, September 22, 2020.
 
REGISTER TODAY!

SUPPORTING THE ENGLISH LEARNER

Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on developing effective practices and strategies for supporting English Learners. Focus area highlights include:
  • U.S. Immigration Law: Implications for Undocumented Immigrant Children and Families
  • Instructional Practices to Support Newcomers
  • Reading Engagement and the Use of Multicultural Literature
  • EL Leadership Council Meetings and more!
First Focus Area Event on Monday, September 28, 2020. 
 
REGISTER TODAY!

STEM
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on supporting teachers in delivering STEM experiences in online and blended learning environments. Focus area highlights include:
  • Tools and Tips for Success
  • Hybrid Learning Format for Participants
  • Design Thinking Online
  • STEM & Literacy for K-5 Educators
First Focus Area Event on Thursday, October 1, 2020. 
 
REGISTER TODAY!

MATHEMATICS
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on remediation and intervention strategies for effective math instruction. Focus area highlights include:
  • Improving Instructional Systems, Supports and Strategies to Maximize Mathematical Learning with Dr. Paul Riccomini
  • Making Math Make Sense with Greg Tang
  • Help Your Students Who Struggle with Mathematics: Practical, Successful Strategies with Dr. Brad Fulton
  • Math Network Meetings
First Focus Area Event on Monday, October 5, 2020. 
 
REGISTER TODAY!

COMPUTER SCIENCE 
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on supporting computer science teachers and those integrating computer science into their classes. Focus area highlights include:
  • Prototyping and App Design
  • Storytelling through Scratch
  • Unplugged Coding 
  • Using Microbits in Online Classrooms
First Focus Area Event on Thursday, October 15, 2020. 
 
REGISTER TODAY!

 EQUITY IN EDUCATION
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on building and understanding equity in the education system to ensure all students feel supported and have the resources to succeed. Focus area highlights include:
  • All Students Must Thrive with Tyrone Howard
  • Equity in Assessments and Academics with Megan Fucierelli from Teaching Tolerance
  • Restorative Practices Days One through Four with the International Institute of Restorative Practices
First Focus Area Event on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
 
REGISTER TODAY!

TECHNOLOGY STAFF IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
 
Professional learning opportunities that concentrate on best practices for ensuring digital security and supporting technology staff in the education system. Focus area highlights include:
  • Cybersecurity Workshop
  • G Suite for Education 
  • Office 365 and Microsoft Azure Workshop
  • Wireless Design & Configuration for High-Density Environments
First Focus Area Event on Monday, November 9, 2020.
 
REGISTER TODAY!
To learn more and register for these opportunities, or any other CCIU event, visit: www.cciu.org/ProfessionalLearning
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