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February 2015 Update

*New Education Secretary
*New Senate Education Committee Chair
*Federal Higher Education Proposals
*Act 153 Implementation
*Board Elections

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PAPSA Workshop

"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"
Presenters: Kim Seymour and Linda Franchock, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
March 6, 2015 - PaTTAN, King of Prussia
March 20, 2015 - PaTTAN, Pittsburgh

"4th Annual Career Services Program"
March 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Berks Technical Institute, Wyomissing

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 5 - ITT Technical Institute, Harrisburg
March 9 - Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Pittsburgh
March 10 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
March 24 - South Hills School of Business & Technology, State College
March 25 - ITT Technical Institute, Dunmore
April 17 - Orleans Technical Institute, Philadelphia
(All Regional Meetings will start at 9:00 AM with Breakfast served, except for the March 9 and March 24 Regional Meetings which will start at 12:00 PM with Lunch provided.)

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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cranberry, PA
(formerly Four Points Sheraton)

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Workshops and Seminars Presented by PAPSA

PAPSA and our affiliates provide lectures and seminars to help inform on a variety of topics ranging from the latest teaching techniques to management skills in a teaching environment and beyond. Below is summary of upcoming events, and associated registration documents for those events.

Upcoming Events:

PAPSA Presents:

"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"

For School Faculty, Directors and Directors of Education

March 6, 2015 March 20, 2015
PaTTAN King of Prussia PaTTAN Pittsburgh
200 Anderson Road 3190 William Pitt Way
King of Prussia, PA 19406 Pittsburgh, PA 15238

9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
(Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided by PAPSA)


This session will provide training and practice opportunities for incorporating applied behavior analytic (ABA) strategies across instructional practices. Focus will be on skills related to teaching learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD, but skills learned will be applicable to all learners. Participants will demonstrate skills related to identifying behavioral principals and the application of these principles in instructional practices, as well as learn classroom management skills that prevent learner behaviors which interfere with instructional goals.


Kim Seymour, M.Ed., Ed.S. is a doctoral candidate of School Psychology at Lehigh University working as an Educational Consultant for PaTTAN’s Autism, Inclusive Practices, and Behavior Initiatives.

Linda Franchock is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Specialist with an M.S. in Special Education and certification in Elementary Education from Penn State University. Currently Linda serves as an Educational Consultant for the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) in Harrisburg.

$60 PAPSA Members, $100 Non-members

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For School Directors, Directors of Career Services and Career Services Staff

Friday, March 13, 2015 Berks Technical Institute
2205 Ridgewood Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
(Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided)

9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:20 AM Introductions
9:30 AM 3rd Party VerificationAnthony Bieda, ACICS
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM GE and the Impact on Career ServicesCarmen Oviedo, Sr. Vice President, Community Outreach, Career Services and Government Affairs, Delta Career Education Corporation
12:15 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Bridging the Gap – The Professional Disconnect Between Graduates & Employers
Panel with Moderator
Pat Cinfici – President, Boscov’s Travel
Oliver Horrigan – Account Manager, Aerotek
Wanda Rodriguez – HR Operations Manager, St. Joseph Regional Health Network
James Reece – Ass’t. Dir. of Education/Business Program Dir., Berks Technical Institute
Matt Weida – Career Services Director, Berks Technical Institute - Moderator
2:15 PM Summary, Evaluations, Tours
2:30 PM Adjourn

$60 PAPSA Members, $100 Non-members

Download the attendance form here.


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