Past Webinars

These are webinars that have occurred in the past.

SOSOSY Webinar on Educational Outcomes TableAct 48 credit is available for this session

Lysandra M. Lopez-Medina - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This workshop for Migrant Out-of-School Youth (OSY) providers will go over the OSY Profile changes, the Educational Outcomes Table and would have several case studies. ***For PA-MEP staff only***

Target Audience: Migrant OSY Service Providers

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 13, 2013 10:00am - 7:00pm

Service Delivery Plan WebinarAct 48 credit is available for this session

Lysandra M. Lopez-Medina - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This is a statewide webinar to discuss the updated PA Migrant Service Delivery Plan (SDP) ***Migrant Staff Only***

Target Audience: All PA-MEP Staff

Available Sessions
Date Time
May 14, 2013 10:00am - 7:00pm

Diploma Project Webinar

Lysandra M. Lopez-Medina - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Meeting to discuss updates on developing a Toolkit for the Migrant Diploma Project, as part of our Service Delivery Plan (SDP).

Target Audience: Members of the Diploma Project Only

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 29, 2013 12:30pm - 7:00pm
April 25, 2013 12:30pm - 7:00pm

PIMS Question and Answer Webinar Sessions for ALL Collections

PIMS Team - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: No formal presentation is planned for this session. Representatives from PDE, the Help Desk and the PIMS team will be available to answer your questions regarding the 2011-12 PIMS Collection submissions. Preference will be granted to questions that apply to multiple LEAs. Have your PIMS Manuals handy....

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

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 7, 2013 1:30pm - 7:00pm
March 7, 2013 1:30pm - 7:00pm
April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 7:00pm
May 2, 2013 1:30pm - 7:00pm
June 13, 2013 1:30pm - 7:00pm

Pre-K Counts Competitive Grant Applicant Information Session

Deborah Wise - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This sessions will provide application guidance for eligible providers applying for 2013-2014 Pre-K Counts Competitive Grants.

Target Audience: School districts, Head Start programs, Licensed nursery schools, child care or group homes

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 14, 2013 9:00am - 7:00pm
February 14, 2013 1:00pm - 7:00pm

TIMS Certifying Officer Question & Answer Session

Barb Seifert - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This question and answer session is for those who have questions about using the online Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). No presentation is planned. The session is not recorded. This session is offered once a month.

Target Audience: PreK-12 Certifying Officers, Superintendents/Chief School Administrators and IHE Certifying Officers using TIMS.

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 27, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
December 18, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
January 23, 2013 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS Applicant Question & Answer Session

Barb Seifert - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This question and answer session is for those who have questions about using the online Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). No presentation is planned. The session is not recorded. This session is offered at least once a month.

Target Audience: Applicants applying for Pennsylvania certification using TIMS.

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 19, 2012 3:30pm - 7:00pm
December 12, 2012 3:30pm - 7:00pm
January 2, 2013 3:30pm - 7:00pm
January 14, 2013 3:30pm - 7:00pm
January 30, 2013 3:30pm - 7:00pm
February 20, 2013 3:30pm - 7:00pm

TIMS - How to Apply for a Level I Teaching Certificate for PA Graduates

Barb Seifert - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This training session is designed for those who will complete a teacher, supervisory or administrator preparation program at a Pennsylvania college or university next month. The training session provides information about applying for your level I certificate using the online Teacher Information Management...

Target Audience: Students completing a teacher, supervisor or administrator preparation program within the next 60 days at a Pennsylvania institution who wish to apply for Pennsylvania certification.

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 15, 2012 9:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS LEA Training for PK-12 Certifying Officers and Superintendent/CSAs

Barb Seifert - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This training session is designed for provisioned PreK-12 Certifying Officers and Superintendent/CSAs (Chief School Administrator). We will provide an overview of the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS) features and operational processes for new users. We shall also provide TIMS update information...

Target Audience: PreK-12 Certifying Officers and Superintendents/Chief School Administrators who are provisioned in TIMS.

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 9, 2013 9:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS - How to Apply for your Level II Certificate

Barb Seifert - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This session is designed to help Pennsylvania Level I instructional certificate holders prepare and apply for the level II certification. Please attend a session if you are in your third, fourth or fifth year of teaching. We recommend that you apply as soon as you have completed the requirements but...

Target Audience: Pennsylvania teachers in their third, fourth or fifth year of service on their Instructional I certificate.

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 13, 2013 3:00pm - 7:00pm

PIMS PASecureID Instructional Webinar

Ellen Gemmill - PAsecureID Team

Description: This webinar is offered as both an introductory and refresher course to PASecureID Administrators. Administrators will learn how to create IDs, recognize and resolve near matches, edit existing records, and upload files and batches. All administrators are encouraged to attend one of the sessions pertinent...

Target Audience: PASecureID Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
October 31, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

PASecureID Instrctional Webinar

Ellen Gemmill - PAsecureID Team

Description: This webinar is offered as both an introductory and refresher course to PASecureID Administrators. Administrators will learn how to create IDs, recognize and resolve near matches, edit existing records, and upload files and batches. All administrators are encouraged to attend one of the sessions pertinent...

Target Audience: PASecureID Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 1, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

2012-13 Staff Data Webinar

Andrea Hoch - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar is being provided to help prepare the LEA PIMS data submitters for the 2012-13 PIMS Staff Data Collection. The focus will be on the data elements that need to be submitted to PIMS via three critical templates. Changes for the 2012-13 school year will be covered as well.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and Data Submitters

Available Sessions
Date Time
October 10, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
October 16, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
October 18, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
October 24, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

2012-13 October Student Data Webinar

Michele Hiester - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This webinar is being provided to help prepare the LEA PIMS data submitters for the Elementary/Secondary October Enrollment Data Collection, which is also the official collection of Low Income and Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The focus will be on the data elements that need to be submitted to PIMS...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and Data Submitters

Available Sessions
Date Time
September 18, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
September 20, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
September 26, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
October 2, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

Movement from Instructional I to Instructional II for Community Based PreK CountsAct 48 credit is available for this session

Deborah Wise - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session is designed for certified teachers in community-based Pre K Counts programs and will focus on the application process in the TIMS system for moving from an Instructional level I certification to Instructional II. The session will review the necessary components for moving from Instructional...

Target Audience: preK Specialists, Instructional I certified teachers who are nearing deadline for conversion to Instructional II

Available Sessions
Date Time
October 10, 2012 3:30pm - 7:00pm

LSTA Grant Applications for 2013 Projects

Constance Cardillo - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Eligible Pennsylvania libraries have the opportunity to apply for a LSTA grant for a 2013 project. The grants will aid academic, public and special collections libraries in implementing projects that are new to them (Try It), and in digitizing special collections. Public libraries can apply for technology...

Target Audience: Pennsylvania Librarians

Available Sessions
Date Time
August 29, 2012 9:30am - 7:00pm

PATI Data Collection 2012-13

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 23, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
October 24, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
November 5, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

PATI Data Collection 2012-13, Question and Answer Session

Leonard Sweeney - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar is intended to provide an opportunity for LEAs to participate in a question and answer session regarding the 2012-13 PATI data collection within the PIMS system. Both PIMS Administrators and LEA Technology Directors are encouraged to participate.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and LEA Technology Directors

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 8, 2013 9:00am - 7:00pm

The Pennsylvania Kindergarten Inventory 2012 PilotAct 48 credit is available for this session

Deborah Wise - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This introductory session looks at the history, purpose, components and usage of the Pennsylvania Kindergarten Inventory Tool. This session is required of all Kindergarten teachers partcipating in the Pennsylvania Kindergarten Inventory 2012 Pilot.

Target Audience: All Kindergarten teachers, administrators and support staff involved in the Pennsylvania Kindergarten Entry Inventory 2012 Pilot

Available Sessions
Date Time
August 2, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
August 3, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
August 7, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
August 7, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
August 8, 2012 9:30am - 7:00pm
August 9, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
August 13, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
August 15, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
August 16, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
August 17, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm

Defined STEM: A Look at New Features

Brannan Kenny - Defined Learning

Description: Defined STEM is intended specifically to address:   

Common Core integration:

Common Core Standards are supported throughout the Defined STEM program with a focus on college and career readiness, placing students in a position to apply their knowledge to solve real world problems and...

Target Audience: IU Personnel, school district administrators, teachers using the program or anyone that wants to learn more about Defined STEM

Available Sessions
Date Time
August 29, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Comprehensive Planning Web Application Technical Overview

Dr. Jason Conway - Capital Area Intermediate Unit

Description: This session will provide an overview of the Comprehensive Planning web application to district and school level planning teams. Attendees will be given an overview of the navigation of the the web application, as well as instructions on entering planning information and creating action plans. Finally,...

Target Audience: Phase 1 districts completing district level plans and schools completing school level plans (all phases are welcome)

Available Sessions
Date Time
July 3, 2012 10:30am - 7:00pm
July 5, 2012 10:30am - 7:00pm
August 1, 2012 10:30am - 7:00pm
August 3, 2012 10:30am - 7:00pm

Postsecondary Perkins PIMS Data Submission Review

Cheryl Wenger - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar is in preparation for school year 2011-12 End of Year Postsecondary Perkins data submission through PIMS. During this webinar we will review the user manuals and the PIMS data submission process.

Target Audience: PIMS Data Submitters

Available Sessions
Date Time
July 11, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
July 12, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS Question and Answer Session for Applicants

Nancy Cheris - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This question and answer session is geared towards TIMS applicants and established credential holders. We will try to answer as many questions as possible related to TIMS applications for credentials and permits, name or social security number changes, and updates such as voluntary deletion or removal...

Target Audience: TIMS Applicants and Credential Holders

Available Sessions
Date Time
July 19, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
August 8, 2012 2:30pm - 7:00pm
August 14, 2012 2:30pm - 7:00pm
August 30, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS Emergency Permit Training for PK-12 Certifying Officers

Nancy Cheris - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: All TIMS PK-12 Certifying Officers and Chief School Administrators are encouraged to attend this one hour training session covering the tips and techniques required to request emergency permits for the 2012-13 school year. Day-to-Day Substitute and Long-term Substitute approval demonstrations are planned....

Target Audience: TIMS PK-12 Certifying Officers and Chief School Administrators who are involved with emergency permits.

Available Sessions
Date Time
July 9, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm

TIMS Question and Answer Session for Applicants

Nancy Cheris - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: This question and answer session is geared towards TIMS applicants and established credential holders. We will try to answer as many questions as possible related to TIMS applications for credentials and permits, name or social security number changes, and updates such as voluntary deletion or removal...

Target Audience: TIMS Applicants and Credential Holders

Available Sessions
Date Time
June 14, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
June 20, 2012 3:30pm - 7:00pm
June 26, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS Question & Answer Session for K-12 Public entities (LEA) and PA Educator Prep Programs (IHE)

Nancy Cheris - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality

Description: Question and answer session for TIMS certifying officers and superintendents.

Target Audience: Certifying Officers of PreK-12 public entities and Certifying Officers of institutions with PA Approved Educator Preparation Programs

Available Sessions
Date Time
June 8, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
June 13, 2012 2:30pm - 7:00pm
June 28, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
July 25, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

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