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Live Virtual Professional Learning

The following opportunities are available at no cost to current employees of Pennsylvania public school districts and current employees and students of Pennsylvania institutions of higher education. To be eligible to participate, you MUST register with your educational institution’s official email address.

Please note:

  • Space is limited in each session.
  • Sessions will NOT be recorded.
  • All professional learning events are subject to change.
  • Times are ET, unless otherwise noted.

PDE English Language Development Office Hours

In an effort to provide additional support to districts and respond to concerns in the field about the education of ELs, the EL program area at the Department of Education is offering a series of online office hours. These informal “drop-in” sessions will serve as an opportunity for the Department to clarify policies and procedures related to the education of English learners, answer specific questions from the field, and allow district personnel to network and support each other.

Intended Audience: District-level coordinators and administrators who oversee Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEPs).

Instructor: Bob Measel, Title III Director and Bilingual Education Adviser, Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Act 48: Not eligible.


Tuesday, June 6 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Register for June PDE Office Hour

EL Data in PIMS

Please note: This live workshop has ended but will be recorded and posted to our asynchronous professional learning page in the coming weeks.

Description: This workshop will provide an overview of PIMS collections and reporting guidelines for English learner students. It will explain the various data collected, the purpose for the data, the upload periods, and the snapshot windows. It is intended for EL and PIMS Coordinators. This is the same presentation that was delivered at the annual PDE Data Summit.

2022/2023 Facilitated WIDA eWorkshop Series

Please check back soon for future WIDA eWorkshops!