Past Webinars

These are webinars that have occurred in the past.

Exporting Data from TIMS for IHEs

Phil Ferrari - Pennsylvania Dept of Education

Description: The session will utilize a PowerPoint presentation to review what data is available in TIMS, how to access it and how to export it to Excel. Live demonstrations will also be given and time for questions/suggestions will be made at the end.

Target Audience: Provisioned TIMS certifying officers at IHEs

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 3, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

Exporting Data from TIMS for LEAs

Phil Ferrari - Pennsylvania Dept of Education

Description: The session will utilize a PowerPoint presentation to review what data is available in TIMS, how to access it and how to export it to Excel. Live demonstrations will also be given and time for questions/suggestions will be made at the end.

Target Audience: Provisioned TIMS certifying officers and CSAs at LEAs

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 3, 2015 3:00pm - 7:00pm

PATI Data Collection 2015-16

Leonard Sweeney - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar will provide LEAs with an overview of the PIMS template that will be used to collect PATI survey response data, including the data entry tools that will be available. Also it will provide details on the types of questions that will be included in this year’s PATI survey. Opportunities...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and LEA Technology Directors

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 5, 2015 1:00pm - 7:00pm
November 12, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm

Major Review Monthly Webinar

Charles Goulding - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Major Review Monthly Webinar

Target Audience: Major Reviewers

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 23, 2015 11:00am - 7:00pm
September 24, 2015 2:30pm - 7:00pm
October 20, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
November 18, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
November 19, 2015 2:00pm - 7:00pm
December 15, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
December 16, 2015 2:00pm - 7:00pm
December 29, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
December 29, 2015 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Program Reviewer

Charles Goulding - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Review the Major Review collection tool and responsibilities as program reviewer.

Target Audience: Program Reviewers

Available Sessions
Date Time
August 4, 2015 1:30pm - 7:00pm
August 5, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

Major Review Process FAQs

Charles Goulding - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Frequently asked questions concerning the Major Review process and collection tool

Target Audience: IHEs

Available Sessions
Date Time
July 21, 2015 1:00pm - 7:00pm
July 23, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

14-15 Graduation, Dropout and Cohort Q&A

Kristopher Snyder - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This Q&A is specifically intended to discuss any of the changes for this year's collection or for any questions regarding the overall collection. Questions regarding other collections will not be addressed.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
June 23, 2015 1:15pm - 7:00pm

14-15 Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort Collection

Kristopher Snyder - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: ...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
May 27, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
May 27, 2015 2:00pm - 7:00pm
June 10, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
June 10, 2015 2:00pm - 7:00pm
July 15, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
August 12, 2015 8:00am - 9:00am
September 9, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm

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
April 29, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
April 29, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
April 29, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm

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
May 13, 2015 1:30pm - 7:00pm

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
May 19, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

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
June 23, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

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
July 21, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

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
July 22, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm

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
April 30, 2015 9:00am - 7:00pm
April 30, 2015 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Best Practices using the TransACT website

Monica Munar - TransACT

Description: Get the most out of your TransACT subscription! Learn how to find popular documents such as absence notifications, field trip permission slips, welcome letters, gifted documents, bullying notices, progress reports, IEP documents and much more. All documents are available in English and supporting key...

Target Audience: All LEA's in Pennsylvania

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 31, 2015 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Perkins Postsecondary 2015 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Follow-Up Survey

Tom Ford - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: ...

Target Audience: Participants for these sessions should include appropriate PIMS Administrators and LEA CTE Data Coordinators.

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 17, 2015 8:00am - 7:00pm

Postsecondary Perkins 2015 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Follow-Up Survey

Tom Ford - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: ...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators, LEA postsecondary CTE data coordinators, appropriate LEA student information system vendor representatives and LEA Perkins CTE coordinators (as appropriate).

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 17, 2015 8:00am - 7:00pm

Adult and Secondary 2015 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Follow-Up Survey

Tom Ford - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This webinar is for adult and secondary administrators to assist students in returning their post graduation survey reporting in what career, technical or otherwise, that they are employed.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators, LEA secondary and / or adult CTE data coordinators, appropriate LEA student information system vendor representatives and LEA Perkins CTE coordinators (as appropriate).

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 17, 2015 9:30am - 7:00pm

Pennsylvania's ESEA Waiver Renewal

Rita Perez - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of Pennsylvania's approved Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver as well as updates on implementation since August 2013.

Target Audience: Anyone interested in, or impacted by, Pennsylvania's waiver from certain provisions of NCLB.

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 12, 2015 9:30am - 7:00pm

2014-2015 LSTA Competitive Grant Cycle

Stacey Aldrich - Commonwealth Libraries

Description: This webinar will provide the library community an opportunity to get real-time assistance in the completion of required documentation or gain further clarity into the process.

Target Audience: PA public, school, academic and special libraries management interested in applying for 2014-2015 LSTA Competitive grants

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 3, 2014 10:30am - 7:00pm

PATI Data Collection 2014-15

Leonard Sweeney - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar will provide LEAs with an overview of the PIMS template that will be used to collect PATI survey response data, including the data entry tools that will be available. Also it will provide details on the types of questions that will be included in this year’s PATI survey. Opportunities...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and LEA Technology Directors

Available Sessions
Date Time
October 29, 2014 9:00am - 7:00pm
November 6, 2014 9:00am - 7:00pm

PIMS Sandbox and Deeper Dive

Julie Patton - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: A deeper dive training of the Data Collection Consolidation and PIMS Sandbox overview.

Target Audience: ALL LEAs and PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 24, 2014 9:00am - 7:00pm

PIMS Staff Webinar

PIMS Data Collection Team - PDE

Description: The PIMS Staff Webinar will provide training on the new Staff Collection submitted to PIMS.

Target Audience: LEA PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 23, 2014 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Oct 1 Student Snapshot

Andrea Hoch - PA Department of Education

Description: The Oct 1 Student Snapshot Webinar will provide training on the business rules, and the new process for submitting data to PIMS. This Webinar will also include training on the School Enrollment Template, which has significant changes from previous years.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 16, 2014 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Course/HQT Webinar

Jamal Wakeem - Bureau of School Leadership & Teacher Quality

Description: The Course/HQT Webinar will provide training on the business rules, and the new process for submitting data to PIMS. This Webinar will also include training on the new Staff Student Subtest template, which is replacing the Staff Student Course template, for PVAAS reporting.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 3, 2014 1:30pm - 7:00pm

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