Upcoming Events

Thursday May 28
2020

Improving Virtual Access to Your Afterschool Program

WEBINAR 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET | PSAYDN

Access is a key issue for youth and their families as only 50% of Pennsylvanians have access to an afterschool program. In this webinar, participants will learn the difference between equality and equity and the importance of cultural and racial responsiveness. They will also learn ways to use data to demonstrate access need and ways to improve virtual access in their communities.

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Wednesday June 3
2020

Parent Leadership Panel Discussion

VIRTUAL 10:00 – 11:15 AM | Parents as Teachers

Parent leadership is an important quality that helps parents and caregivers be healthy, productive and sociable members of society. Panelists will discuss the definition of parent leadership, and how parent leadership varies according to parents. This webinar features strategies to build successful partnerships with parents and caregivers, and help parents gain the knowledge and skills to function in meaningful leadership roles in their family and community.

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Wednesday June 3
2020

Pedagogical Language Knowledge to Promote Translanguaging Series – Part 1 of 3

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET | ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

This Educational Linguistics Series addresses the processes of language learning. Specifically, we will focus on developing an understanding of the structure and sound systems of English in relation to other languages and in relation to a variety of teaching strategies.

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Tuesday June 9
2020

The Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework in Out-of-School Time

WEBINAR 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET | Parents as Teachers and PSAYDN

Join other out-of-school time professionals as they learn about the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework. Participants will learn how healthy homes create an environment where students thrive and support the well-being of young people. In addition, participants will learn ways of engaging parents as partners to promote school success and student well-being and how families can feel that they are a part of the school community.

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Wednesday June 10
2020

Pedagogical Language Knowledge to Promote Translanguaging Series – Part 2 of 3

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET | ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

This Educational Linguistics Series addresses the processes of language learning. Specifically, we will focus on developing an understanding of the structure and sound systems of English in relation to other languages and in relation to a variety of teaching strategies.

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Tuesday June 16
2020

The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: An Overview and Local Implementation Perspective

VIRTUAL 9:00 – 10:30 AM | CENTER FOR SAFE SCHOOLS

This interactive and high quality presentation will provide an overview of the evidence-based Olweus Bullying Prevention Program including what is required to implement the program and a summary of costs. A local district in central Pennsylvania will provide a realistic perspective on implementation from the building and district view. They will also provide an overview of the planning process through implementation and discuss lessons learned.

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Wednesday June 17
2020

Pedagogical Language Knowledge to Promote Translanguaging Series – Part 3 of 3

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET | ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

This Educational Linguistics Series addresses the processes of language learning. Specifically, we will focus on developing an understanding of the structure and sound systems of English in relation to other languages and in relation to a variety of teaching strategies.

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Wednesday — Friday November 4 - 6
2020

EMPOWER 2020: Pennsylvania's Out-of-School Time Conference

THE CONFERENCE WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR 2021

EMPOWER 2020 is Pennsylvania’s only out-of-school time conference designed to provide high-quality professional development opportunities for afterschool professionals at all levels, school administrators, teachers, school counselors, social workers, youth development workers, early childhood professionals, student support specialists, higher education staff, business/industry partners and other professionals who work on behalf of children and youth.

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Tuesday & Wednesday December 8 & 9
2020

2020 Safe Schools Conference – Keeping Our Children Safe: Strategies for Schools and Communities

HARRISBURG AREA | CENTER FOR SAFE SCHOOLS

This high-quality event will offer professional development focused on school safety, bullying prevention, emergency and crisis response, and other relevant topics. Hear state and national experts present the latest research and trends in school safety, youth violence prevention, evidence-based program models, promising practices, and more.

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