Current Webinars

The PA Department of Education with the Chester County Intermediate Unit are pleased to offer these upcoming webinars. Webinars are free of charge to all Pennsylvania Educators.

14-15 Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort Collection

Kristopher Snyder - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This training is intended to help prepare and assist PIMS Administrators with entering their data for SY 14-15 graduates, dropouts, and cohort graduation rates.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
May 27, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 157 / 200
May 27, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm 195 / 200
June 10, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 190 / 200
June 10, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm 199 / 200
July 15, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 196 / 200
August 12, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 198 / 200
September 9, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 198 / 200

Act 80 Exception Requests- PIMS Child Accounting

Kathy Tendler - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: In this presentation, we will discuss the process of requesting and using Act 80 dismissals on School Calendars. We will also discuss ways to utilize Act 80 full day dismissals to meet the minimum required instructional days.

Target Audience: SD, IU, and CTC child accounting personnel

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
May 19, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm 71 / 200

Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program Competitive Grant Webinar FY 2015-2016

Marnie Aylesworth - Early Childhood Programs PA

Description: The pre-application webinar will provide the necessary information to assist interested applicants in the completion of the application. See below for scheduled dates and times. The webinars will include the opportunity to ask questions regarding the application process, and program requirements. Any...

Target Audience: Head Start Programs

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
April 30, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 28 / 50
April 30, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm 34 / 50

Identify Resident and Nonresident Membership (for IU, CTC, CS, PRRI, and APS)-PIMS Child Accounting

Kathy Tendler - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This presentation will focus on identifying different types of resident and nonresident students. We will also discuss how to code these students in PIMS for child accounting purposes.

Target Audience: IU, CTC, CS, PRRI, and APS child accounting personnel

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
July 22, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm 154 / 200

Identify Resident and Nonresident Membership (for School Districts)-PIMS Child Accounting

Kathy Tendler - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This presentation will focus in identifying different types of resident and nonresident students. We will also discuss how to code these students in PIMS for child accounting purposes.

Target Audience: School District child accounting personnel

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
July 21, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm 82 / 200

Major Review Reviewer Training

Christina Baumer - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: An introduction to the Major Review process and the responsibilities for Educators who are interested in becoming reviewers for the Major Program Review

Target Audience: Educators interested in serving as a PDE Major Review Reviewer

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
May 13, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm 79 / 100
May 14, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am 90 / 100

Pennsylvania Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care

Dyan Schauer - Communication Education Services

Description: The PA NAP SACC is a sustainable, online intervention that can be completed by child care centers and homes. The content of the PA NAP SACC provides a wealth of practical resources, as well as easily accessible professional development modules for child care directors and staff (hours for Keystone STARS,...

Target Audience: Directors, Stars Specialists, and Pre-K Counts Specialists are encouraged to participate

Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts Pre-Application Competitive Grant Webinar FY 2015-2016

Deborah Wise - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: The pre-application webinar will provide the necessary information to assist interested applicants in the completion of the application. The webinar will include the opportunity to ask questions regarding the application process, and program requirements. Any response provided during the webinars will...

Target Audience: Child care centers and group child care homes designated at Keystone STAR 3 or STAR 4; b. Head Start grantees; c. Licensed nursery schools; d. School districts; and e. Third party entities may apply for Pennsylvania Pre‐K Counts funding and administer the lead agency responsibilities for entities...

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
April 29, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am 59 / 200

PIMS Question & Answer Webinars

PIMS Team - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: No formal presentation is planned for this session. Representatives from PDE, PIMS Application Support and the PIMS Team will be available to answer questions regarding PIMS Collection Submissions. Preference will be granted to questions that apply to data submission.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators or any LEA staff who may have a question pertaining to PIMS data submission.

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
May 14, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm 61 / 100
June 11, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm 74 / 100

Quick Math Assessment for Migrant ProgramsAct 48 credit is available for this session

Yolanda Yugar - Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3

Description: Webinar on how to administer and report Quick Math Assessments for Migrant Summer Programs. The assessments are given in grades 3-8. ***Migrant summer staff only***

Target Audience: Summer Teachers/Coaches for grades 3-8

Summary of Child Accounting Report-PIMS Child Accounting

Kathy Tendler - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This presentation will focus on how to understand and interpret the Summary of Child Accounting Report. We will discuss the source of the data and how it is used for subsidies.

Target Audience: School District child accounting personnel

Available Sessions
Date Time Seats
Avail / Total
June 23, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm 47 / 200

For more information, contact: PDE Webinars Support Team : pdewebinars@cciu.org : 484.237.5141