School Bus Driver Training - New Driver Class

Sep 20 to Sep 22 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

First Student Inc. 1984 New Germany Rd, Ebensburg, PA 15931

New Driver Class. September 20-22, 2021. 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Contact person: Linda Seice 814-472-8290 ext 102.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training

Sep 23 to Sep 24 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Appalachia Intermediate Unit, 609 Georgian Pl, Somerset, PA 15501, USA


This initial 10-hour training is for individuals who have not been certified in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention or have allowed their certification to lapse beyond the expiration date shown on a previously-issued ®Blue Card from an NCI training. This program emphasizes early intervention techniques for preventing and/or managing disruptive behavior. Personal safety techniques, restraint and transport techniques are also included.

Day 1: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm        Day 2: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

To register your attendance, CLICK HERE

LETRS Module 1 The Challenge of Learning to Read

Sep 23 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Park Street Lower Level, Ebensburg


LETRS Module 1: The Challenge of Learning to Read
Module 1 explores the nature of skilled reading; the progression of reading development; the reasons why many children do not become good readers; the influences of biological, linguistic, environmental, and instructional factors in learning to read; and the components of effective reading instruction. Special sections address scientific reading research and instructional leadership within a Response-to Intervention & Instruction (RtII) model.
(Module 1 is a Pre-requisite for participation in Modules 2 - 10)
Target Audience
Teachers of grades K-12 and Administrators

REGISTER  HERE

IU8 Board of Directors Meeting

Sep 23 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

4500 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, USA

School Bus Driver Training - New Driver Class

Oct 2 to Oct 3 from 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Miller Motor Co. 4505 Elton Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904, USA

New Driver Class. October 2 & 3, 2021. 7:00 am to 2:30 pm. Contact person: Cheryl Macy 814-487-5701.

VIRTUAL Book Study-Prevent Reading Difficulties with Strong Tier I Instruction

Oct 6 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Virtual

Book Study-Prevent Reading Difficulties with Strong Tier I Instruction
Join fellow teachers from across IU8 to collaborate and dive deeper into the book How to Prevent Reading Difficulties: Proactive Practices for Teaching Young Children to Read. Learn about the reading brain and many engaging activities to put into practice in your classroom. This book study is designed for teachers in grades PreK-3. All sessions will be held via zoom and the author will join us for the final session.
Book Study led by Jennifer Herncane, IU8 Curriculum Specialist/PIIC Mentor
October 6, 2021-Virtual 330PM-430PM
October 21, 2021-Virtual 330PM-430PM
November 4, 2021-Virtual 330PM-430PM
November 15, 2021-Virtual 330PM-430PM
No Charge. Sponsored by The Title I Rural Capacity Building Consortium. Free book is included.
Target Audience
PreK-3 Teachers

REGISTER  HERE

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Oct 7 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 1
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Oct 8 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 2
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6

School Bus Driver Recertification Class

Oct 11 from 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Miller Motor Co 4505 Elton Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904

Recertification Class. October 11, 2021. 7:00 am to 2:30 pm. Contact person: Cheryl Macy 814-487-5701.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training

Oct 14 to Oct 15 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8, 4500 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, USA


This initial 10-hour training is for individuals who have not been certified in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention or have allowed their certification to lapse beyond the expiration date shown on a previously-issued ®Blue Card from an NCI training. This program emphasizes early intervention techniques for preventing and/or managing disruptive behavior. Personal safety techniques, restraint and transport techniques are also included.

Day 1: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm        Day 2: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

To register your attendance, CLICK HERE

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Refresher Training

Oct 22 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8, 4500 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, USA


This standard refresher training is for individuals who are currently certified in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and are required to receive the annual three-hour refresher workshop to maintain certification.

To register your attendance, CLICK HERE

LETRS Module 2 The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness

Oct 27 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Altoona Executive Office

 
LETRS Module 2: The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness 
This module defines the"ph" words; introduces the speech sounds (phoneme) system of English; compares it to Spanish; and discusses the importance of phonological awareness for reading and spelling an alphabetic writing system. Module 2 clarifies why children confuse certain phonemes and how to give corrective feedback. Instructional activities along the entire phonological continuum are demonstrated and practiced. 
Target Audience 
Teachers of grades K-12 and Administrators who have already taken Module 1. 

REGISTER HERE           

IU8 Board of Directors Meeting

Oct 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

4500 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, USA

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Nov 4 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 1
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Nov 5 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 2
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6

IU8 Unit Council Meeting

Nov 5 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, 445 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904, USA

VIRTUAL LETRS Module 3 Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

Nov 9 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Virtual

LETRS Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works
This module explores the structure and history of English spelling from several angles: historical layers in English orthography; phoneme-grapheme correspondences; letter patterns in orthography, including syllable types; orthographic rules; and meaningful word parts (morphemes). The module clarifies differences between irregular and high-frequency words. Many exercises allow teachers to develop confidence with phonics, spelling, and word study.
Target Audience
Teachers of grades K-12 and Administrators who have already taken Module 1.
 

November 9 and 16, 2021 Virtual 330PM-630PM

REGISTER  HERE

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Refresher Training

Nov 19 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8, 580 Foot of Ten Road, Duncansville, PA 16635


This standard refresher training is for individuals who are currently certified in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and are required to receive the annual three-hour refresher workshop to maintain certification.

To register your attendance, CLICK HERE

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Dec 7 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 1
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6

Emergency Substitute Teacher Training

Dec 8 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Emergency Sub Teacher Program Training - Day 2
New applicants for 2021-2022 - session details provided to approved applicants.  Contact kmakin@iu08.org with questions or interest in applying or click the link below to submit an information request and you will be contacted:

https://forms.gle/WmBBXGqewGNJpfQN6