BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 offers professional development
in the following formats:

Face-to-Face (F) – at both of the IU 17 offices or on-site in your district/organization facilities
Online (O) – via Moodle, Skype or other Internet-based media
Blended (B) – combined face-to-face and online
Hybrid (H) – face-to-face supported and/or augmented by an online component

Professional Development Strands
In addition to the topics listed, BLaST IU 17 offers customized solutions to meet your professional development needs. To discuss available options,
please contact Christina Steinbacher-Reed (570.3238561 Ext. 1071) or  Jerry Christy (570.323.8561 Ext. 1021)

Month Week Day

Events in September 2017

  • Team Workshop on Next Steps for Computer Science & ACT 86
    Team Workshop on CS and ACT 86 with Lauren Hummell
  • Highly Qualified Paraprofessional Assessment - Meeting NCLB
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMFHA)
  • School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Team Training for Tier One Intervention
  • Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
    School Wide Information Systems Training
    SWIS-CICO
    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Coaches Meeting
  • Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting
  • Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Recertification
    Acceleration of Gifted Students
  • How Did You Get That? Improving Open Responses in Math
    Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) - Session 1
    BLaST Special Education Coordinator's Meeting
  • Guided Reading: Cohort 1
  • Guided Reading: Cohort 1