Brenda Calhoun
Augmented Reality? Global Learning? We have you covered with the Orboot Earth Globe that is now available to borrow from the IU8 STEM Lending Center. No passport needed!
5 days ago, Brenda Calhoun
Brenda Calhoun
It's a full house today for LETRS Literacy training. We're thrilled to be with educators from over 10 districts!
7 days ago, Brenda Calhoun
Brenda Calhoun
Several elementary teachers gather to learn about STEM tools: Bee-Bots, Botley the Coding Robot and Osmo hand-on learning game. Now these educators can borrow the items from the IU STEM Lending Center!
9 days ago, Brenda Calhoun
Jennifer Anderson
IU8 Educational Consultants and WOL Instructional Facilitators thank Allison Rodman @thelearningloop for helping us to sharpen our tools and enhance our practice as we assist schools in their planning, implementation and sustainability of personalizing professional learning.
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
At last evening’s IU 8 Board meeting, Mr. Brian Bressler was honored and recognized for his dedication and service to the IU 8 community during his tenure as Board Vice President. Mr. Bressler will be greatly missed by our community. Thank you, Mr. Bressler for your service.
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
In partnership with PDE Office for Safe Schools, IU8 hosts one of eight Trauma-Informed Workgroups happening across the Commonwealth. Schools and community agencies inform the development and implementation of best practices in trauma-sensitive school approaches in Pennsylvania.
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
IU 8 “decks the halls” of it’s Executive Office with some fun, festive doors in anticipation of students to visit and enjoy later this month!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
IU8 brings NASRO Basic SRO training to the region. School safety personnel completed 40 hours of training. Thank you Saint Francis University DiSepio Institute for Rural Health & Wellness for your hospitality and hosting us.
2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Over 70 District Leaders, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Higher Education Leaders, and Teachers connect across the Rural Ed. Ecosystem to examine and action a multi-phased process for adopting a school-wide trauma-sensitive approach.
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Schools in Blair County unite over 1300 educators in their choice of 150 different professional learning sessions to connect, collaborate and create with one another!
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
At this evening’s Board of Directors meeting, IU8 recognized Ms. Cynthia Ahlborn for her dedication and service as a Member of our Board. Thank you, Ms. Ahlborn! We wish you well.
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
‪Over 20 schools and their learners from across the Central Region unite to network, share ideas, and celebrate #PAPBISinaction successes at the third annual A.C.T. PBIS Student Summit at Juniata College!
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Cambria Heights, Central Cambria, Penn Cambria and Richland School District link arms for their inaugural Cambria County Unified In-Service. Photo credit courtesy of @CCSDAP Central Cambria K-12 Assistant Principal
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Schools in Somerset County converge at the Somerset CTC for the annual Somerset County Professional Learning Network (SCPLN). Educators kicked off the day with energizing Professional Speaker and Author, Ed Gerety before engaging in learning sessions and program tours of the CTC.
3 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
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/
4 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
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/
4 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
IU8 launches its School Climate Leadership Initiative PIL Course today with 10 district teams. #paschoolclimate
4 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
IU8 congratulates Dr. Amy Woomer for her successful completion of her Doctorate Degree.
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
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
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
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
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
IU8 Early Intervention Preschool Learning Facilitators learn about the building blocks of social skills and Zones of Proximal Development.
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Bubba Fatula, Gittings Security trains IU 8 teachers and paraeducators to RUN, HIDE, and FIGHT.
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Our 212ers going one extra degree with #EDCAMPS during this year’s August Institute!
5 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
David Hann
August Institute Starts Today!!
5 months ago, David Hann
Jennifer Anderson
In all this heat, IU 8 staff cool down with a little ice cream!
6 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
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
6 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
We are pleased to announce the 2019-20 LSS/MDS Network! Click the link for details and registration. https://www.smore.com/gm7d0
6 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson
Teachers engage in a collective inquiry activity during August Institute.
8 months ago, Jennifer Anderson