• Countywide Conference

    Professional learning for special area educators.

    On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) will host conferences and workshops designed to meet the unique needs of related arts teachers, encore teachers and helping professionals in the educational setting. This conference offers learning experiences that result in key takeaways, best practices and strategies that can be implemented as soon as educators return to school. Special area educators come away from the day with new connections, new strategies and a renewed sense of purpose.

    Enrollment open as of September 3, 2019! 

    Find your strand below and explore what's available by accessing the Learn more> link below each article.


  • Art Educators Conference

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    Collaboratively planned with GoggleWorks, Center for the Arts. Explore new techniques and work in different mediums with seasoned artists.

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  • Health & PE Conference

    PE Teacher with Students


    Preview of the CCIU Athletic Leadership & Coaching Development Program, modified to be applicable for K-12 Health & PE teachers, athletic coaches and aspiring coaches.

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  • Librarians Workshop

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    Join fellow school librarians to explore The 500 Hats of School Librarians!

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  • Mental Health Clinicians & Social Workers Workshop


    Trauma Informa Practices for licensed mental health clinicians and social workers with Lakeside Global Institute. CEUs are available.

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  • School Counselor Conference

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    Childhood Trauma: What School Counselors Need to Know, with Eric Owens, Ph.D. WCU

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  • School Nurses Conference

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    Expect the Unexpected - Keeping Students Healthy in our Schools. Sessions are directly applicable to the work of school nurses. 

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  • School Psychologists Workshop

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences, Developmental Disabilities and Trauma with Carol Murray, MSS, MLSP, from CHOP. CEUs are available.

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  • Speech and Language Pathologists Workshop

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    Choose from two full day workshops designed specifcally for Speech and Language Pathologists to earn ASHA CEUs. 

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  • Social Emotional Learning
    Essential Skills to Promote Equity

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    Keynote speaker Pamela Emery discusses the essential skills for promoting equity in today's classrooms. Choose workshops centered on this theme to finish your day.

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  • STEM Workshop

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    Student-Centered Learning Experiences | Engaging ALL students with Dr. Demetrius Roberts and Dr. Patricia Binkley.

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