• Act 45 Opportunities

    All CCIU Act 45 offerings are PIL-approved
    Questions? Contact Kari Shields, Registrar -  KariS@cciu.org or 484-237-5023


  • Creating a School Culture of Equity for All

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    In-person program (40 PIL Hours)

    This program offers educational leaders multiple opportunities to grow their understanding of how adverse childhood experiences, the impact of implicit bias and student anxiety affect student success. Through collaborative study and discourse on research-based practices, participants learn how cultural responsiveness, positive psychology and trauma-informed practices can lead to creating positive schools that reduce the risk factors associated with low academic achievement.

    At the October 24 kick-off meeting, author and education leader Jimmy Casas will share his insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners and strategies on how to reach disengaged students and ensure learners feel cared for, empowered and inspired to be their best.

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  •  Engineering Effective STEAM Leadership

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    In person program (30 PIL Hours)

    School leaders face a unique challenge in their schools as they strive to build a culture for STEAM education, build equitable access to STEAM opportunities for their students, and connect STEAM stakeholders in their communities. This course is designed to help school leaders meet these challenges. 

    Participants will attend two full days (12 hours) of professional learning. They will also be expected to complete two (2) hours of online learning and sixteen (16) hours of job-embedded assignments.

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    May 21 & June 28, 2019 - Summer Session
    October 22 & December 17, 2019 - Fall Session

     


  • Empowering Innovation Through Leadership: A Mindset, not a Skill Set

     

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    Fully Online (38 PIL Hours)

    Join fellow educational leaders for an engaging, motivating program based on The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. This program will encourage administrators to empower their learners to wonder, to explore, and to become forward thinkers. By adopting an innovative mindset, educational leaders can empower learning, unleash talent, and lead a culture of creativity, all supporting increased student achievement. 

    By the end of this program, you will be on your way to ensuring that innovation begins with you as you embrace your own innovator’s mindset. 

    Enroll today
    Enrollment window: October 19 - May 15, 2019. 
    Program opens on March 10, 2019
    All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2019


  •  Innovator’s Mindset Book Study 

     

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    Fully Online (27.5 PIL Hours)

    Join your fellow educational leaders for an engaging, motivating, and inspiring study of The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. Lead and learn together about how educators can transform traditional education systems in order to provide new and better opportunities for all students, how to foster cultures that promote innovation and creativity, and how to empower all learners within your school system. By the end of this program, you will be on your way to ensuring that innovation begins with you as you embrace your own innovator’s mindset.

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    Enrollment window: October 19 - May 15, 2019.  
    Program opens on February 11, 2019
    All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2019

  • Transforming Learning to Increase Student Achievement

     

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    Fully Online (40 PIL Hours) 

    Join fellow educators and leaders as we journey through Transforming Learning: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools by Eric Sheninger & Thomas Murray. Explore the 8 Keys that are an imperative call to action to school leaders to create and lead schools that are relevant to the world our students are living in as well as the world they will enter upon graduation.

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    Enrollment window: October 19 - May 15, 2019.  
    Program opens on March 10, 2019
    All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2019


  • Technology Leadership that Increases Student Achievement

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    Fully online (30 PIL Hours)

    This course is based on the recognized work of Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). The course incorporates two resources: Become a Highly Capable School System Technology Leader; and the Framework for Essential Skills of a CTO. Administrators will explore three big ideas (Leadership & Vision, Understanding the Educational Environment and Managing Technology & Resources) and focus on five key concepts (Leadership & Vision, Strategic Planning, Instructional Focus & Professional Development, Team Building & Staffing, and Communication Systems) as they review research on the link between technology leadership and student achievement.

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    Enrollment window: October 19 - May 15, 2019. 
    Program opens on February 11, 2019
    All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2019


  • Gifted Services That Positively Impact Student Achievement

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    Fully Online (30 PIL Hours) 

    This course will examine the legal responsibilities of school districts to support gifted students through the exploration of Chapter 16 regulations and timelines, gifted service delivery options of acceleration and enrichment, mediation and due process procedures, and gifted case law. Various screening and identification protocols will be investigated to determine the appropriateness of various assessments in determining giftedness. 

    Enroll today!
    Enrollment window: October 19 - May 15, 2019. 
    Program opens on March 10, 2019
    All coursework must be completed by June 15, 2019