• 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.

    Online enrollment closed on October 23, 2019! 

    Walk-in seat opportunities are noted below each strand. Some strands have reached capacity. Check the Learn more> link below each article for event details including location, times and walk-in rates.


  • Art Educators Conference
    5 walk-in seats available

    hot glass

    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
    28 walk-in seats available
    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
    3 walk-in seats available

    Teacher with kids lying on floor in front of book case

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

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  • Mental Health Clinicians &
    Social Workers Workshop
    Session full: zero walk-in seats


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

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  • School Counselor Conference
    Session full: zero walk-in seats

    girl with head in hands

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

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  • School Nurses Conference
    8 walk-in seats available

    Nurse sitting with students  

    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
    3 walk-in seats available

    Group discussing information

    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
    6 walk-in seats available

    students working together

    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
    58 walk-in seats available

    Kids Celebrating

    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
    Session full: zero walk-in seats available

    Kids with tech inventing

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

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