PDK 1557 hosts programs in the fall, winter, and spring in order to exhibit best practices found in educational research today. It is our mission to provide professional development to all leaders in education through relevant topics that are researched based, valid, and reliable.
October 16, 2018: Trauma Informed Practices
with Dr. Laura Sharp
Dr. Sharp is an expert in the field and has presented on the topic to educators both locally and nationally. Please join us at the Byrnes Health Education Center as she helps us consider the implications of childhood trauma issues in education.
March 12, 2019: PA State Police Active Shooter Presentation
The presentation will benefit schools, banks, businesses, etc in how to develop situational awareness and active shooter response.
Past Programs Have Included:
Implications of ESSA on Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEP)
Hanover Public School District- Integrative Learning Center: MakerSpaces
Making Sense of Digital Personalized Learning: The Hope, the Hype, the Help!
Leg Up Farm- Leg Up Farm's mission is to enrich the lives of families with special needs children through customized therapeutic experiences.
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Connecting Content to Reality- Merging real world concepts with classic literature to make learning more relevant for students.
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Technology in the Classroom- Digital Tools and the Power of Devices
Our programs are a great networking and professional development opportunity. Don't keep your innovative ideas behind your classroom and building doors! Come out and share conversation and collaboration about what works in education.