Past Webinars

These are webinars that have occurred in the past.

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
January 18, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS-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
January 17, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm

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

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 10, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
January 12, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm
January 24, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS-Access & Use Training for Applicants (Educators & Educator Candidates)

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 educators and educator candidates seeking Pennsylvania...

Target Audience: Individuals seeking Pennsylvania educator certification.

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

OSY Webinar Featuring SOSYAct 48 credit is available for this session

Lysandra M. Lopez-Medina - Pennsylvania Department of Education

Description: This session will explore materials available from the SOSY Website.

Target Audience: Migrant OSY Service Providers This session is only intended for PA Migrant Education Staff

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 19, 2012 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Defined S.T.E.M. Quick Training

Debbie Lugar - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: This 1/2 hour webinar shows participants how to navigate the Defined S.T.E.M. website, and highlights some of the types of content contained within. Don't miss the opportunity to use this valuable resource for free for the remainder of the school year. PAIUnet-connected school districts only.

Target Audience: Defined STEM

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 19, 2011 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Problem-Based Learning and the Real World Navy Challenge (Part 2 of 3)Act 48 credit is available for this session

Debbie Lugar - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: In this highly-interactive session, teachers interested in incorporating the Scarboro South virtual nuclear power plant into their classrooms have the opportunity to take a guided (virtual) tour, as avatars, through the power plant experiencing and interacting with all of the student activities available...

Target Audience: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teachers in Grades 6 -12

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 23, 2012 2:45pm - 7:00pm
February 9, 2012 2:45pm - 7:00pm
March 28, 2012 2:45pm - 7:00pm

Problem-Based Learning and the Real World Navy Challenge (Part 1 of 3)Act 48 credit is available for this session

Debbie Lugar - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: S.T.E.M. education and problem-based teaching and learning are currently at the forefront of today's discussions relating to increasing the quality and rigor of education in our classrooms. A series of 3 webinars has been developed to equip science, math, and technology teachers to integrate PBL in their...

Target Audience: Science, Technology, Engineering or Math teachers in Grades 6 - 12

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 12, 2012 2:45pm - 7:00pm

Office of Child Development and Early Learning Resources for CACFP Sponsors

Maryanne Olley - PA Department of Education

Description: This session will review the numerous OCDEL resources that can be shared with Family Child Care Home providers. Please be sure to have a copy of the resources with you during the webinar. Resources will be mailed to CACFP sponsors prior to webinar.

Target Audience: Target Audience: Child Care and Adult Food Program Sponsors

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 18, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
January 24, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS-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
December 19, 2011 9:00am - 7:00pm
December 21, 2011 1:00pm - 7:00pm
January 3, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm
January 5, 2012 1:00pm - 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
December 19, 2011 1:00pm - 7:00pm
December 21, 2011 9:00am - 7:00pm
January 3, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm
January 5, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS-Access & Use Training for Applicants (Educators & Educator Candidates)

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 educators and educator candidates seeking Pennsylvania...

Target Audience: TIMS

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 15, 2011 10:00am - 7:00pm
December 15, 2011 5:00pm - 7:00pm
December 20, 2011 10:00am - 7:00pm
December 20, 2011 5:00pm - 7:00pm
December 22, 2011 10:00am - 7:00pm
January 4, 2012 1:00pm - 7:00pm

TIMS Implementation Update for PK-12 Educational Entities (LEAs, IUs, CTCs, Charter Schools)

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

Description: This webinar will provide an update regarding the implementation of the new online educator certification application system, the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). This webinar will be geared specifically toward the PK-12 Educational Entities (referred to in TIMS as LEA). An update on the...

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
December 8, 2011 8:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS Implementation Update for Approved Educator Preparation Programs (IHEs, IUs)

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

Description: This webinar will provide an update regarding the implementation of the new online educator certification application system, the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). This webinar will be geared specifically toward the Approved Educator Preparation Program (referred to in TIMS as IHE). An update...

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

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 7, 2011 11:00am - 7:00pm

Keystones to Opportunity Grant (Striving Readers) Pre-Application Overview

Cindy Anderson - Intermediate Unit #13

Description: The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has been awarded $38 million through the United States Department of Education’s Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program. The Keystones to Opportunity (Striving Readers) Grant was awarded to support Pennsylvania’s comprehensive approach to improving...

Target Audience: LEAs

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 6, 2011 5:30pm - 7:00pm
December 7, 2011 2:00pm - 7:00pm
December 9, 2011 9:00am - 7:00pm

TIMS Implementation Update for Approved Educator Preparation Programs (IHEs, IUs)

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

Description: This webinar will provide an update regarding the implemtation of the new online educator certification application system, the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). This webinar will be geared specifically toward the Approved Educator Preparation Program (referred to in TIMS as IHE). An update...

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

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 16, 2011 10:30am - 7:00pm
November 21, 2011 1:00pm - 7:00pm
November 30, 2011 10:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS Implementation Update for PK-12 Educational Entities (LEAs, IUs, CTCs, Charter Schools)

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

Description: This webinar will provide an update regarding the implemtation of the new online educator certification application system, the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS). This webinar will be geared specifically toward the PK-12 Educational Entities (referred to in TIMS as LEA). An update on the implementation...

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
November 16, 2011 8:30am - 7:00pm
November 21, 2011 11:00am - 7:00pm
November 30, 2011 8:30am - 7:00pm

TIMS-Update-Implementation Plan & Schedule-Q&A

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

Description: Several Intermediate Units have offered to host this webinar. If your local Intermediate Unit plans to host the event, they will contact you with their plans. If your local IU is not planning to host, please feel free to join the webinar from your location. To ensure that all questions and concerns can...

Target Audience: Certifying officers at all PK-12 educational entities and approved educator preparation programs, who will be submitting applications to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the purpose of attaining an educator credentials (Instructional, Educational Specialist, Emergency Permits, etc).

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 9, 2011 8:30am - 7:00pm

MACC Improving Reading Achievement WebinarAct 48 credit is available for this session

Elizabeth Powers - MACC

Description: Training for Migrant Student Support Specialists on reading techniques for students in middle school and high school, which includes an emphasis on Science, Technolgy, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The purpose of MIRA is to work with the PA MEP Team made up of state MEP staff, Student Support Specialists,...

Target Audience: Migrant Student Support Specialists

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 27, 2012 10:00am - 7:00pm
May 17, 2012 1:30pm - 7:00pm

Keystone Catalog- IU Train-the-Trainer

Kim Breuninger - Chester Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: This training will provide materials and information that trainers will need in order to train district managers. Each IU is responsible for training district personnel responsible for purchasing student courses, professional development, and other programs.

Target Audience: Intermediate Unit trainers

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 3, 2011 10:30am - 7:00pm

Keystone Catalog-IU Manager Trainer

Kim Breuninger - Chester Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: This training will provide important information on the functioning of the PAIUnet Keystone Catalog Portal. An overview of the portal followed by directions on how to add, edit and manage content will be provided.

Target Audience: Intermediate Unit personnel to serve as a Keystone Catalog Manger

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 3, 2011 9:00am - 7:00pm

Welcome to Moodle 2.0, Part Two: Resource Changes Act 48 credit is available for this session

Laura Mikowychok - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: Let's dig in to the newest version of Moodle! For many of you, 2012 will bring this new version steamrolling into your school district, ready or not. Join Laura for a tour of the resource menu in the latest version of 2.0, with its new features, growing pains, and great potential. Change is tricky, but...

Target Audience: Moodle 2.X users

Available Sessions
Date Time
May 23, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Veterans National Education ProgramAct 48 credit is available for this session

Capt Andrea Hooper, USAFR - Veterans National Education Program

Description: Learn more about a free, U.S. Modern History Curriculum, complete with films, lesson plans, activities and quizzes!  

The Veterans' National Education Program (V-NEP), producers of Women in the Military, is now in your classroom via PAIUnet's Keystone on Demand.  Join Dr. Maria Sanelli, Steering...

Target Audience: Social Studies teachers, Librarians, Principals and anyone interested in learning more about this resource.

Available Sessions
Date Time
November 7, 2011 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Welcome to Moodle 2.0, Part Three: Activity Changes Act 48 credit is available for this session

Laura Mikowychok - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: Let's dig in to the newest version of Moodle! For many of you, 2012 will bring this new version steamrolling into your school district, ready or not. Join Laura for a tour of the activities menu in the latest version of 2.0, with its new features, growing pains, and great potential. Change is tricky,...

Target Audience: Moodle 2.X users

Available Sessions
Date Time
June 6, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

The Moodle Database, Explained Act 48 credit is available for this session

Laura Mikowychok - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: The Moodle Database has a multi-step setup, sure - but it is also a multi-benefit tool! Let us help you un-complicate this activity module, and reveal how a Database can revitalize your next Moodle unit. We'll demonstrate how to make a Database in version 2.1, and show creative examples of the Database...

Target Audience: Moodle 2.X users

Available Sessions
Date Time
April 18, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Moodle Design Disasters, Repaired (back for a second run, by popular demand!)Act 48 credit is available for this session

Laura Mikowychok - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: Have you tried to make your Moodle course a "pretty" place to be, but are feeling messy, gaudy, or just ho-hum? Are your users lost or confused on your page? Are you struggling to mix function and form? Join Moodle Administrator Laura (also a graphic designer) for tricks, resources, organization strategies,...

Target Audience: Moodle 1.9 users and up,

Available Sessions
Date Time
March 14, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Moodle Modules and Plugins Act 48 credit is available for this session

Andy Petroski - Harrisburg University

Description: There are hundreds of Moodle modules and plugins available at Moodle.org, which can turn your standard Moodle install into a truly one-of-a-kind tool! Andy Petroski of Harrisburg U will provide a tour of his favorite non-standard Moodle modules, including unique question types, mathematic formula creators,...

Target Audience: Moodle 1.9 users and up

Available Sessions
Date Time
February 22, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Welcome to Moodle 2.0, Part One: Navigating and Editing Act 48 credit is available for this session

Laura Mikowychok - Chester County Intermediate Unit

Description: Let's dig in to the newest version of Moodle! For many of you, 2012 will bring this new version steamrolling into your school district, ready or not. Join Laura for a tour of navigation and editing in the latest version of 2.0, with its new features, growing pains, and great potential. Change is tricky,...

Target Audience: Moodle 2.X users

Available Sessions
Date Time
January 25, 2012 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Inside a Moodle Mind: James Gates Act 48 credit is available for this session

James Gates - Gates Ideas

Description: If James Lipton can take us "Inside the Actor's Studio" to learn about acting from the greats, then why not go Inside the Moodle Mind to learn from the most experienced Moodlers in the world?

Jim Gates (www.gatesideas.com) is a well-known educator who has presented across the state of Pennsylvania...

Target Audience: Moodle 1.9 users and up,

Available Sessions
Date Time
December 7, 2011 3:00pm - 7:00pm

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