Workshops/Trainings
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Bridge Certificate Content Courses
Sponsored by:
Blast IU #17
In Partnership with Bloomsburg University
Semester Dates:
August 29 through December 16, 2005
English - Writing From Experience
Physics - Energy:
Sources and Environmental Effects
Math - Practical Applications of Mathematics
History - Western Civilization to 1650

To Register:
Go to the following website:
http://www.bloomu.edu/nondegree

For further information on registering for courses, click on the Bridge Certificate link on the left.

October 7, 2005
October 11, 2005
November 1, 2005
December 7, 2005
January 11, 2006
February 6, 2006

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
This Six-Day Training Series offers teams
a unique opportunity to learn, plan and implement techniques and strategies from behavior to academics
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
September 29, 2005
September 22 - 23, 2005
October 25 -27, 2005
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
This five-day workshop is designed
to provide staff members with
a professional growth experience
which focuses on instructional
and classroom management skills.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Register by September 15, 2005

D.I.B.E.L.S.
(Dynamic Indicators of Early Literacy Skills)

September 27, 2005

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Target Audience: Reading Specialists, Special Education Teachers, Elementary Classroom Teachers and Tutors
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
September 20, 2005 or until full

September 29, 2005

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Presenters:
Hollie Caine
and
Kelly Swartwood
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
September 15, 2005

October 5 , 2005

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Presenters:
Melissa Peddigree
and
Kelly Swartwood
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office - Tioga A
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
September 28, 2005
October 10, 2005
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Featuring:
John "Kinderman" Taylor
Canton Jr./Senior High School
Canton, PA

October 13, 2005

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Presented by Dr. Susan Leddick - Consultant and President of Profound Knowledge Resources
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
October 6, 2005

October 18 and 19, 2005

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Two-day training session helps principals improve achievement in their schools using the walk-through procedure.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
October 3, 2005

November 3, 2005

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Learn to de-escalate a crisis situation and how to establish Therapeutic Rapport following a crisis situation.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
October 21, 2005

November 4, 2005

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Refresh how to de-escalate a crisis situation and how to establish Therapeutic Rapport following a crisis situation.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
October 21, 2005

November 7, 2005


8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Test-Taking Strategy and The FIRST-Letter Mnemonic Strategy Presented by Kansas Trainer:
Anne Hutcheson
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 1, 2005

November 8, 2005

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Presenters: Holli Caine and Kelly Swartwood
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 1, 2005

November 16, 2005

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Based on Dr. William Jenson's Tough Kids Toolbox
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office - Tioga A
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 9, 2005

November 17, 2005

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Based on Dr. William Jenson's Tough Kids Toolbox
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 10, 2005

November 21 - 22, 2005

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

A.P.L. is an organization that has dedicated its focus and energies to working with professional educators.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 14, 2005
November 29,
December 9, 19, 2005
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Presenters:
Dan Thompson
Deb Hagy (PaTTAN)
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton/Williamsport
( Both Offices
)
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
November 15, 2005

January 17, 2006

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Learn to de-escalate a crisis situation and how to establish Therapeutic Rapport following a crisis situation.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
January 4, 2006

January 18, 2006

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to de-escalate a crisis situation and how to establish Therapeutic Rapport following a crisis situation.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Williamsport Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
January 4, 2006

January 19, 2006

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention details the crisis development levels and an appropriate staff response to each one. Participants will learn verbal and physical de-escalation techniques.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
January 10, 2006

January 24, 2006

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will review verbal and physical de-escalation techniques, how to testablish Therapeutic Rapport following a crisis situation, and demonstrate competency in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
BLaST Intermediate Unit #17
Canton Office
Marlene Ryder
register by email: mryder@iu17.org
Registration Deadline:
January 5, 2006