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MCIU has partnered with Grassroots Workshops to report Act 48 continuing professional education credits for Pennsylvania educators. The actual workshop registration takes place through Grassroots Workshops this registration and payment is for Act 48 credit reporting only.



Grassroots Workshops will provide a Certificate of Completion directly to participants upon workshop completion. All participants are responsible for forwarding their Certificate of Completion to courses@mciu.org within 30 days of workshop completion to have their Act 48 reported to the state. The number of hours awarded will be determined based on the number of hours verified by Grassroots Workshops. The $25.00 fee for Act 48 reporting is separate from any registration charges incurred through Grassroots Workshops. All requests for Act 48 credit must be made within 30 days of workshop completion.
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Starts Starts: 7/1/2023 12:00 AM
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Status Status: 199 open seats left
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MCIU has partnered with Neurodiversity Alliance to report Act 48 continuing professional education credits for Pennsylvania educators. The actual workshop registration takes place through Neurodiversity Alliance. This registration and payment is for Act 48 credit reporting only.



Neurodiversity Alliance will provide a Certificate of Completion directly to participants upon workshop completion. All participants are responsible for forwarding their Certificate of Completion to courses@mciu.org within 30 days of workshop completion to have their Act 48 reported to the state. The number of hours awarded will be determined based on the number of hours verified by Neurodiversity Alliance. The $25.00 fee for Act 48 reporting is separate from any registration charges incurred through Neurodiversity Alliance. All requests for Act 48 credit must be made within 30 days of workshop completion.
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Starts Starts: 7/1/2023 12:00 AM
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Status Status: 200 open seats left
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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
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Status Status: 50 open seats left
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A Primer: Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency
This is an asynchronous self-paced module with rolling open enrollment available until June 30th.

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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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ADHD and the Brain
This is a self-paced module with rolling enrollment open until June 30th.

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

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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Analysis: A Guide to Close Reading
This is a self paced course with rolling open enrollment available until June 30th.

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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Analysis: Introduction to Text Dependent Questions
This is a self paced course with rolling open enrollment available until June 30th.

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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Analysis: TDA Basics
This is a self paced course with rolling open enrollment available until June 30th. 

This module is for teachers in tested grades to develop or firm up their foundational understanding of the skills that are taught in the area of analysis and how these skills are assessed on the PSSA with a TDA command. At the end of this module, participants will be able to define text-dependent analysis, understand why analysis matters, identify the components of a TDA command in the PSSA, and identify the skills needed for analysis.



Intended Audience: Grade 4-8 Teachers, Coaches, Administrators



Participants from Montgomery County nonpublic schools may be eligible to attend with funding. Please contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@mciu.org to verify eligibility.
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Starts Starts: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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This is a self-paced course with rolling open enrollment that is available until June 30th.

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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Status Status: 43 open seats left
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Autism and the Brain
This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until June 30th.


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



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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until June 30th.


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


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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Status Status: 20 open seats left
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This is a self-paced course with rolling enrollment open until June 30th.


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


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: 4/15/2024 8:00 AM
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Status Status: 21 open seats left
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