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December 2, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

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November 30, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

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November 18, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

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November 16, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

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November 4, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

News

November 2, 2021

Hope for Handwriting: Pitt CEC Homewood

Sessions are available at Pitt CEC for students in Homewood to receive handwriting assistance. Interested families should register on the Pitt CEC website.

Handwriting is a complex skill that many children struggle with. Hope for Handwriting is a 1:1 class with a Pitt Occupational Therapy student. The goal of the program is to assist students who may be resistant to written work, having difficulty learning letters, or struggling with overall school performance.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available in 30 minute increments from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • November 2
  • November 4
  • November 9
  • November 11
  • November 16
  • November 18
  • November 30
  • December 2

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December 4, 2020

Early Literacy Virtual Conference

Are you interested in learning actionable strategies for teaching the five pillars of reading, especially in distance and hybrid learning environments? Join Learning Ally on December 4, 2020 for the “Early Literacy Virtual Conference.”

About

Join Learning Ally on December 4 for a full day of early literacy professional learning featuring keynote speakers Kai-leé Berke and Barbara Steinberg, in addition to 12 other experts. By attending, professionals will:

    • Discover actionable strategies for teaching the five pillars of reading, especially in a distance or hybrid learning environment.
    • Understand the milestones in early literacy development so you can better meet the needs of all your students.
    • Learn what it means to be intentionally anti-biased and culturally relevant when teaching literacy in a diverse classroom.
    • Connect with the experts and other educators to share first-hand experiences to drive lasting change in your teaching practice.

Registration

To register for the conference, visit the Learning Ally website. Attendees will be able to earn up to 16 Continuing Education (CE) hours live or on-demand through January 31, 2021.

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December 3, 2020

Fifth Annual Healthy Schools Summit

Are you interested in translating research into action to create green and healthy schools? Join Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE) on Thursday, December 3 for the Fifth Annual Healthy Schools Summit.

About

During this virtual conference, national, state, and local experts will tackle the following questions:

    • How are school stakeholders coming together to realize their shared goal for green, safe, and healthy schools for students and staff to return to?
    • How are school leaders translating public health research into action to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
    • What resources are available for educators, nurses, parents, and students to respond to existing and emerging school health needs?

For information on the Summit sessions, please see the list below or view the full Summit Agenda.

 


 

Morning Sessions

    • “From Research to Action and Knowledge to Practice”: Keynote Address
      by Tracy Enger, Program Manager, U.S Environmental Protection Agency
    • “Public Health Decision Making for School Leaders: A Panel Discussion”
      with panelists Dr. Farhad Ahmed (PA Dept of Health), Aimee Eckmann (Perkins + Will), Dr. Megan Freeman (Children’s Hospital), and Dr. Robert Scherrer (Allegheny Intermediate Unit
    • “Clearing the Air: Indoor Air Quality in the Time of COVID-19”: Expert Panel
      with panelists Nina Hwang (Green Seal), Al Pater (Riverview School District), Lynn Rose (Environmental Health Consultant), and Raj Setty (Setty & Associates)

Afternoon Sessions

    • “The Future of Green and Healthy Schools” Afternoon Address
      by Anisa Heming, Director, Center for Green Schools, US Green Building Council
    • Celebrating Five Years of Success through Our Healthy Schools Recognition Program: Virtual Awards Ceremony
      • Option A – Learning Through Pandemics Past: Bringing Public Health and Civics into the Classroom
      • Option B – “It’s Just a Cold” Navigating Student Health During COVID-19: Panel Discussion
      • Option C – Civic Engagement Through Climate Literacy

 


Registration

To register for the Summit, visit the Eventbrite page. For questions, please email Kara Rubio, Healthy Schools Manager at kara@womenforahealthyenvironment.org.

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November 18, 2020

How Educators Can Avoid Mental, Physical, and Emotional Exhaustion

Are you interested in learning strategies to avoid exhaustion and burnout? Join Dr. Tina Boogren and Dr. Timothy Kanold on November 18 for “Attend to Your Well-Being: How Educators Can Avoid Mental, Physical, and Emotional Exhaustion.”

About

To counter the pressure, stress, and chaos around us, professionals need to practice healthy, practical habits, and routines of wellness and self-care. They also need to rise up to the expectations of taking care of students and their colleagues, amidst the challenges of this unprecedented school season.

In this engaging, fun-filled webinar, Dr. Tina Boogren and Dr. Timothy Kanold will provide practical strategies to avoid exhaustion and burnout and give you the courage and permission to attend to a more balanced and joyful professional life! Time for questions will be provided.

Registration

This webinar is best suited for prek-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. To register, visit the EdWeb website.

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November 11, 2020

Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building

Did you know that social-emotional learning (SEL) can help develop the skills students need to be empowered digital citizens? Join Carrie Rogers-Whitehead and Joyce Whitby on November 11 for their webinar “Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building” to learn about this topic more!

About

This webinar, informed by thousands of direct hours teaching K-12 students digital citizenship, narrows down the most important social-emotional learning (SEL) skills for digital citizenship. It also shares practical ideas and real-life examples to effectively teach those skills to multiple age groups.

Participants will leave with activities and ideas they can use immediately in their classroom and learn more about a different approach to digital citizenship education. Time for questions will be provided.

Registration

This webinar is best suited for K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. To register, visit the EdWeb website.