Agolino CPE Courses

  • Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit offers a number of CPE Course options from Agolino Educational Services.  The information provided below lists the available courses and upcoming sessions.  

    Registration for these or any CPE Courses from CLIU 21 can be done at www.cpetracker.org.  If you do not have a CPE Tracker account, please register via www.cliu.org/register.  Course enrollment closes 3 days prior to session start date. 

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    All Agolino Educational Services courses are available for enrollment during the following sessions: 

    Fall Session 1:  September 13 - October 11, 2021
    Fall Session 2: October 15 - November 12, 2021
    Fall Session 3: November 15 - December 13, 2021

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    Winter Session 1: January 5 - January 31, 2022
    Winter Session 2: February 2 - March 1, 2022
    Winter Session 3: March 4 - March 31, 2022

    Spring Session 1: April 4 - May 1, 2022
    Spring Session 2: May 4 - June 1, 2022

    Summer Session 1: June 4 - June 27, 2022
    Summer Session 2: June 30 - July 23, 2022
    Summer Session 3: July 26 - August 18, 2022

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    Fall Session 1: September 12 - October 11, 2022
    Fall Session 2: October 15 - November 12, 2021
    Fall Session 3: November 15 - December 13, 2021

Course List

Course Title Description CPE Credits Upcoming Sessions
ADHD: An Educator's Guide This three credit graduate level course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. The participant will be provided with an in-depth exploration of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Emphasis will be placed on the educational implications of research of information, techniques, and strategies to help students with this disorder increase their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on state and local assessments. 3
American Government: An Educator's Guide This on-line graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of American Government and how they can use this knowledge not only when teaching social studies, but to implement cross-curricular lessons in all subject areas consistent with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards to increase students' scores on state and local assessments, mainly the PSSAs. 3
An Educator's Guide to Managing and Solving Discipline Problems This three credit graduate level course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. The participant will be introduced to fourteen different types of behaviors commonly exhibited by difficult to manage students. Descriptions, underlying causes, common traps, and strategies will be presented and discussed in detail for each type of behavior. 3
An Introduction to Special Education and Exceptional Learners This three credit graduate course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, video, written response, and other activities. This course will provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the special education system and challenges that students with special needs will face when included in the regular education classroom and strategies that will maximize student performance. 3
Classroom Instruction that Works This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of instructional principles and strategies that will maximize student performance and increase their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards to perform well on state and local assessments. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, videos, written responses, and other activities. 3
Classroom Management for the 21st Century Educator This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the behavior models and strategies that will enable them to maximize the on-task behavior of their students and better meet the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, videos, written responses, and other activities. 3
Classroom-Based Interventions for Student with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders This course is designed for educators from grades K-12. The participant will be introduced to strategies and techniques for dealing with students who display a high degree of inappropriate behavior; and in doing so, raising their self-esteem and increasing their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on state and local assessments. 3
Economics: An Educator's Guide This on-line graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the U.S. economic system and how they can use this knowledge not only when teaching social studies, but to implement cross-curricular lessons in all subject areas consistent with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards to increase students_ scores on state and local assessments, mainly the PSSAs and the Keystone Exams. 3
Enhancing Instruction Through Content Area Literacy Strategies This three credit graduate course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, video, written response, and other activities. This course will provide educators with an in-depth exploration of reading strategies for the content areas that will maximize student performance and enable them to better meet the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on state and local assessments. 3
Graphic Organizers: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core This course will introduce educators to a wide variety of methods for using graphic organizers for teaching, learning, planning, instruction, and assessment that will maximize student performance and enable them to better meet the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on standardized tests, mainly the PSSA. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, videos, written responses, and other activities. 3
Introductory Spanish for Educators This three credit graduate course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, video, written responses, and other activities. This course is a presentation of elementary Spanish language and grammar, in order to achieve a better understanding of the dynamics involved in the educational setting. 3
Managing the Difficult Student with Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavior Support This graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of strategies and interventions they can use to mange challenging behaviors in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed upon creating a structured environment, preventing or minimizing behaviors, and implementing positive behavior supports to increase their students academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. This course has no prerequisites or prior requirements. 3
Meeting All Learners' Needs Through Differentiated Instruction Provide educators with an in-depth exploration of strategies the can use in their classrooms to differentiate instruction in order to meet the diverse needs of today's students, and in doing so, raise their self-esteem, increase their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards, and perform well on state and local assessments. 3
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom: An Educator's Guide This course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. The participant will be introduced to Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences and how they can make the nine intelligences a regular part of their classroom teaching in accordance with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards in order to meet the individual needs of all students. Concrete examples will be provided. 3
Preventing Bullying and Cyberbullying: What Every Educator Needs to Know This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of strategies and techniques for developing more positive and productive relationships with students_ peers along with dealing with bullying, and in doing so, raising students_ self-esteem and increasing their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Core Standards, as well as performing well on state and local assessments. 3
Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Disabilities The participant will be introduced to a wide array of instructional materials and methods that can be used to promote self-determination in students with disabilities. The instructor will present the material through lectures, role-playing, dramatizations, and group discussions. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, videos, written responses, and other activities. 3
Teaching Students to Choose Responsible Behavior This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the Assertive Discipline strategies and techniques put forth by Lee Canter and other educational researchers aimed at teaching students to choose responsible behavior, and in doing so, raising their self-esteem and increasing their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on state and local assessments. 3
The American Revolution for Educators This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the American Revolutionary period up until the Bill of Rights was ratified (1763-1791), and how they can use this knowledge not only when teaching social studies, but to implement cross-curricular lessons in all subject areas consistent with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. This is an online Moodle class. 3
The Birth of a Nation This three credit graduate course is designed to provide educators with an in depth exploration of American history from the time of European exploration in the 1400s and 1500s through the creation of a federal union and the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1787. This is an online Moodle class, and each session contains a series of lessons, videos, written responses, and other activities. This course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. The course has no prerequisites. 3
The Civil War and Reconstruction for Educators This graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of American history from the Civil War through Reconstruction up to and including the settling of the last frontier (1861-1900), and how they can use this knowledge not only when teaching social studies, but to implement cross-curricular lessons in all subject areas consistent with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. This is an online Moodle class. 3
The History of Law in Public Education This course is designed for educators from grades K-12. The participant will be provided with a basic working knowledge of the legal structure of public education. Where possible, particular emphasis will be given to school systems within Pennsylvania. Topics to be covered include church-state-education relationships, race-state-education relationships, school boards, financing education, curriculum, and graduation requirements. 3
The History of Pennsylvania To provide educators with an in-depth exploration of the history of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and how they can use this knowledge not only when teaching social studies, but to implement cross-curricular lessons in all subject areas consistent with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. 3
The Home -School Connection: Working Successfully with Parents and Families This online graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of strategies and techniques for developing more positive and productive relationships with the most challenging parents, and in doing so, raising students_ self-esteem and increasing their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Standards, as well as performing well on state and local assessments. This is an online Moodle class. 3
Utilizing Scoring Rubrics to Improve and Assess Student Performance This three credit graduate level course is designed to provide educators with an in-depth exploration of strategies and techniques for developing and using rubrics to assess student performance in the classroom. This course will introduce educators to a wide variety of rubrics for teaching, instruction, and assessment that will maximize student performance and enable them to better meet the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and perform well on standardized tests, mainly the PSSA. 3
Autism: An Educator's Guide This three credit graduate level course is designed for teachers from grades K-12. The participant will be provided with an in-depth exploration of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.) Emphasis will be placed on the educational implications of research of information, techniques, and strategies to help students with this disorder increase their academic success in meeting the Pennsylvania Academic Core Standards and perform well on state and local assessments. 3