Educators (Act 48)
Continuing Education for Educators
Act 48 requires all Pennsylvania educators to participate in ongoing professional education.
We are now an Act 48 provider for Ed2go. Please visit the ed2go website for a complete list of classes.
To receive Act 48 hours for credit or non-credit courses, please email Elena Lydon.
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING - ACT 48 Credits WSMCE 9020
10/13 - 10/22 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Problem-based Learning has changed my classroom! If you are looking for a proven approach to engage every learner and differentiate instruction while meeting common core standards, this is the course for you. You will learn how to transform your classroom into an active, stimulating, collaborative learning environment that fosters and promotes a positive influence for life-long learning. Problem-based learning teaches the skills your students need to excel in the 21st century information age.
Mystery at Golden Ridge Farm
Author: Theresa Van Praet
P.O. Box 8813
Waco, TX 76714-8813
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (Act 48) RCEGN 8812 C01
10/5 - 11/23 6 - 8 pm
You will be introduced to the language and culture of deaf individuals in the United States. You will be introduced to the grammar of ASL, culture behaviors and the history of ASL. This class will run with “voice off” policy for ASL immersion.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (Act 48) RCEGN 8813 C01
11/30 - 1/18/21 6 - 8 pm
As we dive deeper into American Sign Language, students will be expected to participate in class lecture as well as in-class activities with growing emphasis on receptive and expressive ASL skills. Upon completion of this course, students will be more comfortable and confident in their ASL conversational skills, as well as gain a deeper understanding of the Deaf community.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING WSMCE 9035 C01-C02
Thu, 9/24 5 - 7 pm
5-9 pm Live Online C02/Tu, 11/10
Thu, 11/12 5 - 7 pm
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 6-hour training gives adults who work with individuals the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to our youth who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. This course includes teaching about the common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses, how to interact with an adolescent in crisis and how to connect them with the appropriate help. Participants will receive a three (3) year Mental Health FirstAid certification and .60 CEUs upon successful completion.
Details for the course:
First class is 2-hour self-guided while instructor is onsite to assist and answer questions while guiding participates.
Second Class is 4-hours virtual instructor led class.
Cathleen Fillippello has been an educator for the past 27 years. She has taught at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels. Cathleen is a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor and has been teaching Mental Health Education for the past 10 years. She graduated from The College of New Jersey and immediately began teaching. In 2003, Cathleen obtained her Masters of Education Degree (Educational Leadership) from Rider University. Inspired by the need for mental health education in local communities, she is committed to making a difference and educating all community members one by one.