This week the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency announced awardees of School Safety and Security Grants. We are delighted to recognize that ALL 35 districts AND the IU received grant funding to the total of $2,318,746!
Summer is on its way! We are delighted to share the ATOMS Recharged dates and locations with our community. Our certified teachers will provide inquiry based learning experiences for students in grades 2-8! https://www.iu08.org/o/aiu8/page/atoms-recharged-program
Another 11 IU8 districts received PASmart grants from PDE to expand STEM offerings. CONGRATULATIONS to Bedford, Blacklick, Cambria Heights, Conemaugh Valley, Everett, Forest Hills, Hollidaysburg, Northern Bedford, Meyersdale, Shade and Windber. Congratulations to all!
The REAL Institute holds its first event in its 2019 Lecture Series on Trauma-Informed Practices: Through the Lens of Rural Schools. Learn more on how you can become a member of the REAL Institute. https://www.francis.edu/real-institute/
In partnership with EdLaw Interactive Executive Director, Erin D. Gilsbach, Esq., IU 8 is hosting a 2-Day Intensive, Interactive, Hands-On IEP Writing Workshop on October 10-11, 2019. Click the following link for details and registration https://www.edlawinteractive.com/
Learn about the role of Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania through the lens of special education. Former BSE Director, Pat Hozella focuses on the coordinated and collaborative efforts of IDEA Training and Technical Assistance Consultants (TaC) with their member school districts. https://youtu.be/LLaGTYMoRR4
DATE CHANGE: Due to low enrollment, the Speed of Trust 3.0 training has been rescheduled for Friday, November 15, 2019 beginning at 9 am at the IU 8 Executive Office in Altoona. https://www.smore.com/k7sp9
Free PIL Course! Appalachia IU 8 invites schools to participate in the 2019-20 School Climate Leadership Initiative (SCLI) Network, an effort aimed at increasing the capacity of PA educators to lead school climate improvement efforts. https://www.smore.com/f18ns
We are pleased to announce the 2019-20 LSS/MDS Network! Click the link for details and registration. https://www.smore.com/gm7d0