9:00 am: Summer PIICnic
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beat the Summer heat and refine your coaching practices at the annual Summer PIICnic Retreat! This learning event is scheduled in August at BLaST Intermediate Unit #17 in Williamsport. The registration for this event is free and open to all instructional coaches, specialists, and administrators. Please bring your love for learning and a friend who shares your excitement! Start your school year off refreshed and rejuvenated and full of good ideas! Registration Deadline 07/30/2020.
9:45 am: Paraprofessional Conference 2020
8:30 am: Highly Qualified Para Assessment Testing
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
BLaST IU 17 - Williamsport Office
2400 Reach Road
Williamsport, PA 17701
Workshop will provide practical training and support in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, and confidentiality. Participants will take the assessments in these areas designed to fulfill the current requirements of No Child Left Behind for "highly qualified paraprofessionals." No Child Left Behind requires that all individuals entering the paraprofessional field to be Highly Qualified. To be considered Highly Qualified, individuals are required to have (1) of the following: • Have completed at least 2 years of post-secondary study • Possess an associate degree or higher • Pass a rigorous local assessment in reading, writing and mathematics. Your materials, certificate and Para hour processing is included in the cost. For questions, please contact email@example.com. Please note: This has been changed to a ZOOM training.
Sign in begins at 8:15 AM
Registration closes on August 14, 2020;