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This registration is for Act 48 reporting ONLY. Registration for this 6 course bundle must be conducted through The Neurodiversity University using the following link: https://the-neurodiversity-university.teachable.com/
There is an additional cost for the course bundle. Participants can use the code ACT48PA to receive a 15% discount on the course bundle.



This 6-course bundle covers the topics of Foundations of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners, Affective Needs and Motivation for 2e Students, Executive Functioning for Twice-Exceptional Students, Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia) in Twice-Exceptional Students, Neurodevelopmental Diagnoses (ADHD and Autism) in Twice-Exceptional Students, Anxiety, Depression, and Related Diagnoses in Twice-Exceptional Students.

MCIU will only report Act 48 hours for the full 6-course bundle. Certificates of completion must be sent to courses@mciu.org within 30 days of course completion to have hours reported.
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Starts Starts: 12/15/2023 6:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
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In this training, school threat assessment team members will learn the PA K-12 Threat Assessment guidelines and procedures. This Threat Assessment model incorporates risk assessment protocols, utilizes SAP teams, addresses Safe2Say reporting, and meets Act 18 requirements. More
Starts Starts: 4/23/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Class Size Class size: 43 seats
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Registration for this workshop is being conducted on a first come first served basis. No spots can be held for an individual or district. A virtual Start-up Session will be held September 12, 2024 from 8:30am - 11:30am.  Five additional implementation meetings will be scheduled after-school throughout the year long implementation.  

The WRS Level I Certification program is designed to prepare teachers to effectively implement Steps 1-6 of the Wilson Reading System with students reading and spelling below grade level and those diagnosed with language based learning disabilities. Participants will demonstrate mastery of the Wilson Reading System or WRS lesson plan, including multisensory techniques and effective strategies in a 1:1 setting. Certification provides extensive professional learning and support enabling teachers to effectively implement the program with fidelity. Certification includes approximately 90 hours of online instruction, a 65-lesson practicum including demonstrations,  five observations, and feedback from a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer. 

This path to Wilson Reading System (WRS) Level I Certification involves online coursework and live, web practicum observations with a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer. Participants should be comfortable with the use of computers.

Registration:
Please carefully review the WRS Level I Certification information and prior to registration, as the commitment is considerable. It is highly recommended that you have a practicum student in mind who appears to fit the selection criteria.

PREREQUISITE:
Along with a Bachelor's degree in Education or related field, participants must have completed the WRS Introductory Course within the last 5 years. Participants will need to administer the WIST test kit for pre/post-testing practicum student requirements and an additional standardized normed reading test with subtest that compare word attack to comprehension skills. All WRS Level I participants need to have WRS 4th Ed. materials to use during this course available at WilsonLanguage.com. 


CANCELLATION POLICY:
*Cancellation less than 14 days prior to the course start up date: $250 drop fee to be paid by the participant
*Cancellation after 30 days (after the course start-up): full course cost will be due, paid by the participant ($2,750 for members/$3,000 for non-members)


Eligible participants from nonpublic schools in Montgomery County may be eligible to attend through federal funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 6/30/2024 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 2 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 15 seats
A Primer: Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency
This is an asynchronous self-paced module with rolling open enrollment available until September 3rd.

In this primer, we will cover the foundational knowledge that all teachers of reading should know in the areas of phonological awareness, phonics, and fluency. It will provide you with a deeper understanding of the "what" and the "why" of these three components that, when combined, support students in the acquisition of word recognition skills. 

Intended Audience: Grades K-6 Teachers, Coaches, Administrators


Teachers from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 25 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
ADHD and the Brain
This is a self-paced module with rolling enrollment open until September 3rd.


ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. In this course, you will examine the structure of an ADHD brain to better understand the behaviors and learning styles of students with ADHD. This course will discuss the symptom overlap between Sensory Processing Disorder and ADHD and why students with ADHD may exhibit sensory processing difficulties. You will have the opportunity to explore activities to improve self-regulation, focus, and executive skills. Learn new strategies so your students with ADHD can thrive.

Intended Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Coaches, and Related Service Providers

This workshop is covered by IDEA-B funding with no additional cost to our member districts.

Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 45 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
Analysis: A Guide to Close Reading
This is a self paced course with rolling open enrollment available until September 3rd.

In this asynchronous course, participants will learn the fundamentals of close reading instruction. We will examine reading strategies to help students analyze complex texts such as repeated readings, annotations, text-dependent questions, and collaborative conversations. Participants will engage with video content, embedded activities, and discussion posts.



Intended Audience: Grade 4-12 Teachers, Coaches, Administrators



Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 24 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
Analysis: Introduction to Text Dependent Questions
This is a self paced course with rolling open enrollment available until September 3rd.

In this asynchronous course, participants will understand the role text dependent question sets play in supporting the analysis of complex texts. We will examine the importance of deepening students' understanding of what the text says, how the text works, what the text means. Participants will engage with video content, embedded activities, and discussion posts.



Intended Audience: Grade 4-12 Teachers, Coaches, Administrators



Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 25 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
This is a self-paced course with rolling open enrollment that is available until September 3rd.

This is a self-paced version of our Gifted Boot Camp. Topics will include an overview of PA's definition of gifted education, Chapter 16 and a review of the forms that support gifted education. Attendees will be asked to complete small assignments.


This webinar will be conducted by Amy Davis and Patrice Semicek, Western and Eastern PA Gifted Liaisons working with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. There is no fee to participate and the link to the session will be sent to registered participants in their confirmation email.


Intended Audience: K-12 Teachers, Coaches, Administrators


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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 46 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
Autism and the Brain
This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until September 3rd.


Scientists have spent a great deal of time looking at the brains of individuals with autism. Participate in this session to learn what the science says and how educators can support their students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.



Intended Audience: Grade K-12 Teachers, Coaches, Related Service Providers



This workshop is covered by IDEA-B funding with no additional cost to our member districts.

Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at Lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 19 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until September 3rd.


In these asynchronous sessions, participants will dive into the text Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics: 14 Practices for Enhancing Mathematical Learning. Participants will learn more about several strategies and focus on the connection to their current teaching practices. This learning will be broken into identified chapters about the assigned text, learning, and trying. Participants will need to purchase the text Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics: 14 Practices for Enhancing Mathematical Learning.


Intended Audience: K-12 Teachers and Coaches

This workshop is covered by IDEA-B funding with no additional cost to our member districts.


Participants may be able to participate with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 25 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until September 3rd.


CLM is a supplemental curriculum based in Direct Instruction, Verbal Behavior and Applied Behavioral Analysis. It comes with two assessments and lesson plans for developing seven specific repertoires.


Intended Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Coaches, Paraprofessionals

This workshop is covered by IDEA-B funding with no additional cost to our member districts.


Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at Lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 25 open seats left
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This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until September 3rd.

In this fully asynchronous course, participants will actively engage in reflective practice to develop an inclusive mindset. You will explore the concept of belonging and make a commitment to implementing subtle changes that foster inclusive environments. Additionally, participants will analyze the influence of their beliefs on educational settings and discuss small shifts in mindset and practice to enhance learning and engagement for all students. Throughout this course, you will be encouraged to embrace learner variability and harness student strengths to support learning. Enroll today to empower yourself as an educator to champion inclusivity in your classroom, creating more equitable and enriching educational experiences for every student.

Intended Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Coaches, Related Service Providers

This workshop is covered by IDEA-B funding with no additional cost to our member districts.

Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be able to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at Lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 7/8/2024 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
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Status Status: 73 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 75 seats
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