Past Webinars

These are webinars that have occurred in the past.

2011-12 Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort Webinar

Michele Hiester - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: 2011-12 Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort Webinar

Target Audience: LEA PIMS data submitters

Available Sessions
Date Time
May 7, 2012 1:30am - 7:00pm
May 9, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
July 10, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
August 14, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

Collection of School Year 2011-2012 CTE Secondary and Adult Program Enrollments in PreK-12 PIMS

Steve Simchock - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session will focus on the requirements for reporting school year 2011-2012 CTE Secondary and Adult Program Enrollments in PreK-12 PIMS. All LEAs that have PDE approved secondary or will have registered adult affidavit CTE programs in the Career and Technical Education System (CATS) for the 2011-2012...

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
May 15, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
May 16, 2012 1:15pm - 7:00pm
May 17, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

2011-12 Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort for NonGraduating LEAs Webinar

Michele Hiester - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This Webinar is being provided for LEAs that do not graduate students but submit data that may impact other LEAs cohort Graduation Rates. The focus will be on the data elements that need to be submitted to PIMS via the 2011-12 Student template to ensure the Graduate, Dropout, and Cohort Graduation Rate...

Target Audience: LEA Data Collection

Available Sessions
Date Time
May 8, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
May 9, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
July 11, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
August 15, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

DIBELS Progress Monitoring for Migrant Summer Campus ProgramsAct 48 credit is available for this session

Tina Wetzel - Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12

Description: Overview of DIBELS Progress Monitoring for PA-MEP Summer Campus Programs. Part 1 (AM): Flow and sequence of pre and post testing. Part 2 (PM): How to Administer. ***This session is intended only for Migrant Summer Program Staff Administering DIBELS***

Target Audience: All Migrant Summer staff who administer the DIBELS Progress Monitoring Assessment

Available Sessions
Date Time
June 15, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
June 15, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Race to the Top LEA Grant

Brian Laforme - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: Approximately 50% of Pennsylvania’s $41,326,299 Race to the Top federal grant will be awarded to eligible Local Education Agencies to support the adoption and implementation of Pennsylvania’s Educator Effectiveness models and instruments, which are designed to improve the way teachers, specialists,...

Target Audience: Primarily Grant Coordinators & Administrators at eligible SD & Charters

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 29, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

Question and answer session for TIMS Applicants.

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

Description: Question and answer session for TIMS users. We will try to answer as many questions as possible regarding the use of TIMS geared toward applicants and established credential holders. This opportunity will be offered monthly.

Target Audience: TIMS Applicants and Credential Holders

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 20, 2012 3:30pm - 7:00pm
May 16, 2012 9:30am - 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 users; PK-12 entities in first half hour and Approved Preparation Programs in second half hour.

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

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 27, 2012 2:30pm - 7:00pm
April 10, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm
April 24, 2012 9:30am - 7:00pm

Keystone Catalog-IU Manager Update Training

Kim Breuninger - Chester Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: This training will update Keystone Catalog IU Managers on changes to the Catalog as well as new features and reports.

Target Audience: By Invitation Only: For Keystone Catalog IU Mangers

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 16, 2012 2:30pm - 7:00pm
March 19, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

Britannica Online: Join us to hear all about the PAIUnet statewide consortium.

Kim Breuninger - Chester Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: Britannica Online School Edition K-12 gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique database also offers high-quality online learning materials that are developed by teachers and curriculum...

Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about the resource.

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 12, 2012 12:00pm - 7:00pm

2012 Follow-Up Survey for PIMS Postsecondary Perkins CTE Students

Kevin Springman - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session will focus on capturing placement data via a follow-up survey, focusing on which students to survey and your involvement in this survey process. All Institutions that reported PIMS Postsecondary Perkins CTE students that exited during the 2010-2011 school year should participate in this...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators and Perkins data coordinators (as appropriate).

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 27, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

2012 Follow-Up Survey for CTE Students in PreK12 PIMS

Kevin Springman - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session will focus on capturing placement data via a follow-up survey, focusing on which students to survey and your involvement in this survey process. All LEAs that reported secondary and adult affidavit CTE students that exited during the 2010-2011 school year should participate in one of these...

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators, LEA secondary and adult affidavit CTE data coordinators, and LEA Perkins CTE coordinators (as appropriate).

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 21, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
March 22, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

Webinar for Migrant Staff on Homelessness DesignationAct 48 credit is available for this session

Vaughn Murray, , CSIU - Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

Description: This webinar will explain a memo that will go out about how to capture data about migrant students who are also homeless. ***This training is intended for Migrant Staff only***

Target Audience: Migrant Education Student Support Specialists and others who enter homelessness information into MIS2000

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 28, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

TIMS-Access & Use Training for PK-12 Educational Entities

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

Description: Introduction to the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification. Included in the presentation: Access, use, helpful tools and support information for Pennsylvania PK-12 Educational Entities to use...

Target Audience: All Certifying officers or Chief School Administrators at all PK-12 educational entities as identified in Pennsylvania. Public schools, IUs, CTE, Approved Private Schools or entities eligible for emergency permits and validation of in-state teaching experience. Charter schools as well.

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 16, 2012 8:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS-Q&A for PK-12 Educational Entities (SD, IUs, CTCs, Charters,etc.) first half hour; Approved Educator Preparation Programs (IHEs, IUs) second half hour.

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

Description: Question and Answer (Q&Q) regarding the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification.

Target Audience: All Certifying officers or Chief School Administrators at all PK-12 educational entities as identified in Pennsylvania. Public schools, IUs, CTE, Approved Private Schools or entities eligible for emergency permits and validation of in-state teaching experience. Charter schools as well. All Approved Educator...

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 23, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
February 27, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

TIMS-Access & Use Training for Approved Educator Prep Programs (IHEs, IUs)

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

Description: Introduction to the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification. Included in the presentation: Access, use, helpful tools and support information for Pennsylvania Approved Educator Preparation Programs...

Target Audience: All Approved Educator Preparation Programs in Pennsylvania. Colleges, Universities, and Intermediate Units offering English as Second Language (ESL)

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 22, 2012 8:30am - 7:00pm

PIMS 2010-11 Cohort Graduation Rate Question and Answer Webinar

Michele Hiester - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This one hour webinar is being provided to assist the LEA PIMS Data submitters with the 2010-11 Cohort Graduation Rate data. A brief summary of the most Frequently Asked Questions will be provided followed by a Question and Answer period.

Target Audience: PIMS Administrators

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 7, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
February 8, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
February 9, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS-Q&A for PK-12 Educational Entities (SD, IUs, CTCs, Charters,etc.) from 10-10:30; Approved Educator Preparation Programs (IHEs, IUs)

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

Description: Question and Answer (Q&Q) regarding the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification.

Target Audience: All Certifying officers or Chief School Administrators at all PK-12 educational entities as identified in Pennsylvania. Public schools, IUs, CTE, Approved Private Schools or entities eligible for emergency permits and validation of in-state teaching experience. Charter schools as well. All Approved Educator...

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 27, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm
February 8, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm
February 15, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm

TTIMS-Access & Use Training for PK-12 Educational Entities (SD, IUs, CTCs, Charters,etc.)

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

Description: Introduction to the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification. Included in the presentation: Access, use, helpful tools and support information for Pennsylvania PK-12 Educational Entities to use...

Target Audience: All Certifying officers or Chief School Administrators at all PK-12 educational entities as identified in Pennsylvania. Public schools, IUs, CTE, Approved Private Schools or entities eligible for emergency permits and validation of in-state teaching experience. Charter schools as well

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 3, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

TIMS-Access & Use Training for Approved Educator Prep Programs (IHEs, IUs)

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

Description: Introduction to the new Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). TIMS is an online system for the submission of applications for Pennsylvania educator certification. Included in the presentation: Access, use, helpful tools and support information for Pennsylvania Approved Educator Preparation Programs...

Target Audience: All Approved Educator Preparation Programs in Pennsylvania. Colleges, Universities, and Intermediate Units offering English as Second Language (ESL)

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 1, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm

Keystones to Opportunity: Pre-Application reader training

Jo Beth McKee - PA Department of Education

Description: This webinar is to be attended by invitation only.  It is strictly for the training of those invited to participate in the KtO grant reading process.   \r\n

Target Audience: by invitation only

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 19, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Early Learning Outcomes Reporting Strategy: Informational Webinar

Deborah Wise - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session will cover questions related to the implementation of the Keystone Child Outcomes Framework and is essential for administrators and practioners in Stars 3 and 4 child care centers, state-funded Head Start, and Pre K Counts programs. The session will explore questions such as What is the...

Target Audience: Administrators and lead teachers in Stars 3 and 4 child care centers, state-funded Head Start and PreK Counts programs.

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 19, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
March 19, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm
March 23, 2012 7:30am - 7:00pm
April 2, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm
April 4, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
April 6, 2012 8:00am - 7:00pm
April 19, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm
May 3, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm
May 4, 2012 12:30pm - 7:00pm
May 11, 2012 9:00am - 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
January 17, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
February 2, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
February 16, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
March 1, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
March 15, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
March 29, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
April 12, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
April 26, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
May 10, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
May 24, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
June 7, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
June 21, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
July 5, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
July 19, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
August 2, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
August 16, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
August 30, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
September 13, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
September 27, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
October 11, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
October 25, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
November 8, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
November 29, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
December 6, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm
December 20, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

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