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  • CAIU WANs RFP Now Available

    Dec 22, 2015
    Click on link to view document.

    WANs_BtB RFP 2016
  • Register For the iPad Summit and BOGO half off!

    Dec 22, 2015

    In spite of the difficulties caused by the budget impasse, we do not want you to miss out on this learning opportunity! Join the CAIU at the 4th Annual iPad Summit on Friday, December 11 -- bring a colleague and they will get HALF off the registration fee. If you already registered or if you register by December 4, bring another educator, administrator, specialist, board member, or anyone else interested in the event.

    The summit is designed to bring together educators, technology and curriculum directors, principals, and school leaders. We will be offering a full day of presentations, workshops, and hands-on sessions that will help you to identify emerging best practices and innovative ideas for integrating the use of iPads seamlessly and transparently into the classroom. We will offer relevant information about classroom integration, technical considerations, and the leadership necessary to implement and manage successful iPad programs.

    This event often sells out – reserve your spot today!


    When:
    Friday, December 11, 8 a.m. -4 p.m.
    Where: CAIU Enola campus
    Code for half off: Bonus (case sensitive, you will also need to identify the full price attendee you will be accompanying)
    Contact: Karen Ditzler, 717-732-8400, ext. 8300

    Learn more

  • Nomination Deadline Extended for Decima Award!

    Dec 22, 2015

    Do you know an educator who goes above and beyond in the area of special education? Please consider nominating them for the 2015 Josephine J. Decima Award. This award is presented annually to a teacher in the CAIU’s service area whose commitment and service in the field of special education epitomizes the qualities that Josephine Decima demonstrated in her work with children. It will be presented during American Education Week. The CAIU is pleased to announce that this honor will also include a $500 monetary award graciously donated by the Decima family.

    Nominees should demonstrate: 

    •  Advocacy for the educational needs of all children, especially those with physical and mental challenges.
    • Compassion for students with special needs.
    • Commitment to help children with special needs become a vital part of the community.
    • Effort to provide valuable and practical life experiences for students with special needs.
    • Willingness to share knowledge, skills, and experiences with colleagues in order to strengthen educational programs and pedagogy.
    • Initiative to seek and provide services for students with special needs.

    Nominations:
    Nominations can come from professionals or the community. Nominees must be an educator of students with special needs who works within the CAIU service area and must hold PA Level II Certification in the area of special education. Please read the brochure for more information and an application.

    Josephine Decima 2015 Brochure

    Nomination Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2015

  • Google Educator Level 2 Certification Boot Camp

    Dec 22, 2015

    Teachers and administrators seeking Google Educator Level 2 Certification will have the opportunity to prepare for the Google Educator exam during a two-day boot camp on November 20 and December 4, 2015. Participants will learn the essentials of Google Apps for Education. Rich Kiker, a top-rated Google Certified Trainer, will facilitate the course and guide participants through various activities and classroom examples using media rich content, web based tutorials, and video learning libraries.

    Learning outcomes and test preparation for the Google Educator exam include the following:

    • Gmail
    • Drive
    • Calendar
    • Sites
    • Chrome
    • Classroom
    • Blogger
    • Google Play for Education
    • YouTube
    • Google+
    • Maps and Earth
    • Hangouts
    • Google Scholar

    Google Educator Level I Certification is not required in order to participate in this event. For more information about the Google certification visit edutrainingcenter.withgoogle.com.

    For questions, please contact Karen Ditzler: 717-732-8400, ext. 8300 or kditzler@caiu.org

    Individual participant requirements:
    Chromebook or laptop with the Chrome browser and internet access

    Two-day workshop schedule:
    Registration - 8:30 a.m. 
    Sessions - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    10 - Act 48 Hours

    Day 1: November 20, 2015
    Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12
    65 Billerbeck Street
    New Oxford, PA 17350

    Day 2: December 4, 2015
    Intermediate Unit 13
    1020 New Holland Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17601

    Program Cost: $199
    Includes a light breakfast and full lunch

    Registration 
    Registration is open. Visit the 48 CARATS website to register.


    September 14 - September 30
    - Registration open to one person per district in the CAIU

    October 1 - October 20 - Registration for remaining seats (50 for the CAIU) open to anyone from CAIU

    After October 20 - Open registration

  • 2nd International Competent Learner Model Conference

    Dec 22, 2015
    It’s almost here! The 2nd International CLM Conference is scheduled for October 27-29, 2015 at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit. Join us for an opportunity to learn about new CLM Learning Solutions, deepen your competencies around CLM assessment practices, curricular design and practices for sustainability, and network and connect other implementers, coaches, leaders, and researchers. Click on “here” to register for this exciting event.
  • Call for iPad Summit Session Presenters

    Dec 22, 2015

    Mark your calendars: The CAIU 4th Annual iPad Summit is on Friday, December 11, 2015. Registration will be open soon! We are currently seeking presenters for sessions and poster sessions for the event. Sessions are hour-long presentations and poster sessions are mini-sessions for teachers to share an idea, activity, or app in a more informal way. Those chosen to present a session or a poster session will have their registration fee waived. You can read about last year's sessions here.

    The event, which has sold out in the past, brings together educators, technology directors, principals, and school leaders for a day of presentations, workshops, and hands-on sessions to identify emerging best practices and effective methods of implementing and using iPads in the classroom.

    If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Karen Ditzler at 732-8400, ext. 8300 or kditzler@caiu.org.

    Learn more and submit presentation queries at http://caiuipadsummit2015.wiki.caiu.org/.

  • Nominations open for Josephine J. Decima Award for Excellence in the Field of Special Education

    Oct 28, 2015

    Do you know an educator who goes above and beyond in the area of special education? Please consider nominating them for the 2015 Josephine J. Decima Award. This award is presented annually to a teacher in the CAIU’s service area whose commitment and service in the field of special education epitomizes the qualities that Josephine Decima demonstrated in her work with children. It will be presented during American Education Week. The CAIU is pleased to announce that this honor will also include a $500 monetary award graciously donated by the Decima family.

    Nominees should demonstrate:
    • Advocacy for the educational needs of all children, especially those with physical and mental challenges.
    • Compassion for students with special needs.
    • Commitment to help children with special needs become a vital part of the community.
    • Effort to provide valuable and practical life experiences for students with special needs.
    • Willingness to share knowledge, skills, and experiences with colleagues in order to strengthen educational programs and pedagogy.
    • Initiative to seek and provide services for students with special needs.
    Nominations

    Nominations can come from professionals or the community. Nominees must be an educator of students with special needs who works within the CAIU service area and must hold PA Level II Certification in the area of special education. Please read the brochure for more information and an application.

    2015 Decima Award Nomination Form and Brochure

    Nomination Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015
  • Sign Language Classes - Summer 2015

    Jun 17, 2015

    ACT 48 credits will be offered upon successful completion of each level. 

    To review the brochure please Click Here

  • Technology Integration Workshops

    Jun 17, 2015
    Are you looking for ways to integrate technology effectively?  Join us at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit for technology summer workshops!  Come learn about Google, Moodle, Canvas, and more! 

     
    For a complete list of trainings that will be held this summer and for more information Click Here