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Featured Event: Will Nights

Attorney A. Martin Herring, Esquire is the official provider of will preparation services for Mideastern Region members. Make an appointment to meet with him to create a will or update your current will.

Bucks & Montgomery County Schools Healthcare Consortium Meeting Dates

Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the following times, unless otherwise noted below. Meetings are held at either the PSEA Mideastern Region Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville PA 18936) or at the Bucks County Intermedite Unit (705 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA 18901)

9:00a.m.-10:00a.m. - Governing Body

10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. - Full Trustee Meeting

Future meeting dates and locations for the Bucks & Montgomery County Schools Healthcare Consortium are:

  • Thursday Dec. 20th, 2018 @ BCIU
  • Thursday Jan. 17th, 2019 @ PSEA MER Office
  • Thursday Feb. 21st, 2019 @ BCIU
  • Thursday Mar. 21st, 2019 @ PSEA MER Office
  • Thursday Apr. 18th, 2019 @ BCIU
  • Thursday May. 23rd, 2019 @ PSEA MER Office
  • Thursday Jun. 20th, 2019 @BCIU

January 08, 2019

Act 48 Event: The Well-Balanced Teacher

When: Tuesday January 8, 2019

Time: 5:00pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Course: The Well-Balanced Teacher presented by Suzanne Dailey, Central Bucks EA Elementary Staff Developer

In order to be the best for our students, we need to show up to classrooms as the best version of ourselves. The information presented in this session is based on positive psychology, and how we can use the science behind happiness in our personal and professional lives. Participants will walk away with realistic ideas to use at work and at home to become better balanced teachers.

FREE to PSEA members. Online pre-registration required. A light dinner will be served and members are also eligible for two hours of Act 48 credit from PSEA. 

January 09, 2019

Pre-Retirement Workshop

When: Wednesday January 9, 2019

Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Agenda:

  • Registration, Dinner & Dessert/PSEA Endorsed Vendors Available (4:30-5:00pm)
  • Understanding Social Security with Kades Margolis (5-5:30pm)
  • Retirement Options for your Pension with Steve Nickol (5:30-8:30pm)

This is for those members of the PSEA Mideastern Region age 50 or older and looking to retire in the next 3-5 years.

Limit of 100 participants per workshop.

Executive Committee Meeting

The next Mideastern Region Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at the Region Office.

All Committees should provide a short written report. Send your committee reports to MERreports@psea.org by noon on Monday Jan. 21st.

Please register by noon on Friday Jan. 18th. A link will be provided closer to the date. 

Dinner will served prior to the meeting beginning at 5:00p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • February 27, 2019
  • March 27, 2019

Executive Committee Schedule PDF

February 04, 2019

Act 48 Event: Student Inquiry Centered Instruction

When: Monday February 4, 2019

Time: 5:00pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Course: Student Inquiry Centered Instruction, including introduction to PBL, Design Thinking, Genius Hour, and Maker Movement presented by Dr. Christopher Clayton, PSEA Assistant Director for Education Services

This session provides an introduction for teachers to developing instruction for student-centered with their own authentic inquiry as the driver. Participants will be introduced to and have an opportunity to explore resources such as Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC), Problem/Project Based Learning (PBL) as well as an introduction to and resources for Design Thinking Genius Hour, and Maker Movement for the development and actualization of student-centered instruction in their own classroom. 

FREE to PSEA members. Online pre-registration required. A light dinner will be served and members are also eligible for two hours of Act 48 credit from PSEA. 

February 06, 2019

Pre-Retirement Workshop

When: Wednesday February 6, 2019

Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Agenda:

  • Registration, Dinner & Dessert/PSEA Endorsed Vendors Available (4:30-5:00pm)
  • Understanding Social Security with Kades Margolis (5-5:30pm)
  • Retirement Options for your Pension with Steve Nickol (5:30-8:30pm)

This is for those members of the PSEA Mideastern Region age 50 or older and looking to retire in the next 3-5 years.

Limit of 100 participants per workshop.

February 28, 2019

ACE Training

Join the elite PSEA member grassroots program with other members who are already sharing their stories and educating legislators on the policies and issues that impact their schools, their classrooms, and their students.

When: Thursday, February 28

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

With State Representative Todd Stephens

Where: Mideastern Region Office - 601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, 18936

Dinner will be ready by 4:30 p.m. and the training starts at 5:00 p.m.

Questions and RSVP to Jennifer Statler – jstatler@psea.org or 717-255-7095 by
Friday, February 22

Coordinated Bargaining Meeting

The next Mideastern Region Coordinated Bargaining Meeting will be held on Monday, March 4th, 2019 at the Region Office. 

Dinner will served prior to the meeting beginning at 5:00p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • Monday, April 1st
  • Monday, May 6th

Coordinated Bargaining Schedule PDF

2018-2019 ESP Division Meetings & Workshops

Save the Date(s):

  • Tuesday March 5, 2019 - Division Meeting at 6:00p.m. Workshop at 6:30p.m. on "Generational Diversity and the "Millennial" present by Chris Clayton, Assistant Director of Education Services

  • Tuesday May 7, 2019 - Workshop at 6:00p.m. on "Balanced Assessment and Empowering Student Ownership of their Learning through Metagcognitive Strategies Connected to their Assessment Data" presented by Chris Clayton, Assistant Director of Education Services

2018-2019 ESP Meeting/Workshop Dates Flyer

Click learn more for details as well as registration information.

March 11, 2019

Act 48 Event: Using the Science of Learning

When: Monday March 11, 2019

Time: 5:00pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Course: Using the Science of Learning and the Brain to Optimize My Teaching and Instruction presented by Dr. Chris Clayton, Assistant PSEA Director for Education Services

This session explores current research around neuroscience and how the brain learns. Participants will delve in to the cognitive processes of how the brain learns, debunk myths associated with effective learning, and reflect on instructional practices to help students become more effective and efficient learners. The session is focused around the book Make it Stick: The science of successful learning by Peter Brown Henry Roediger III, and Mark McDaniel and "The Cognitive Science of Education" by Peter Nilsson as well as other experts in neuroscience and brain research to help explore the most effective brain-based instructional approaches, strategies, and techniques for educators to operationalize in their classrooms. 

FREE to PSEA members. Online pre-registration required. A light dinner will be served and members are also eligible for two hours of Act 48 credit from PSEA. 

March 13, 2019

Pre-Retirement Workshop

When: Wednesday March 13, 2019

Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm

Where: MER Office (601 Bethlehem Pike, Building C, Montgomeryville, PA 18936)

Agenda:

  • Registration, Dinner & Dessert/PSEA Endorsed Vendors Available (4:30-5:00pm)
  • Understanding Social Security with Kades Margolis (5-5:30pm)
  • Retirement Options for your Pension with Steve Nickol (5:30-8:30pm)

This is for those members of the PSEA Mideastern Region age 50 or older and looking to retire in the next 3-5 years.

Limit of 100 participants per workshop.

Career Technology Education Focus Group Meetings

The Mideastern Region Career and Technical Education Focus Group is a chance for the leadership of Mideastern Region's 6 TCE's to work together to create positive change and strength for their union. 

Save the Date(s):

  • Wednesday May 8, 2019 at 5:00p.m.

Upcoming Events

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For members

Executive Committee

Information for members of the PSEA Mideastern Region Executive Committee.