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Opportunities from Our Sponsors

We are grateful for the ongoing support of our PASA Sponsors at all levels. Although PASA does not promote or endorse any product or service offered by our sponsors, we are pleased to share information that may be helpful to school leaders. The list below reflects opportunities PASA sponsors are offering for our members to assist them in planning for the next school year. We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities as we all work toward the goal of successfully navigating toward a “new normal” with quality educational opportunities for our students.
Tuesday, July 14: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
“What Does the CARES Act Mean to You Financially”
offered by Horace Mann, a PASA Platinum Sponsor

You’ve likely heard of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that went into effect March 27, 2020. But do you know all the ways it may impact you? To help you better understand the bill and how it could affect you, Horace Mann is conducting a CARES Act webinar where you’ll learn about several key provisions of the bill, including: delayed tax filings, pandemic unemployment insurance, loans and withdrawals from retirement accounts, waived required minimum distributions for 2020... and more.
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85407875824

Tuesday, July 23: Noon to 1 p.m.
“Addressing Student Needs with Back-To-School”

offered by Newsela, a PASA Platinum Sponsor
A panel discussion, moderated by Newsela co-founder Dan Cogan-Drew, will focus on four key areas:
* Insights on developing content recovery plans to meet students where they are academically for back to school
* A path forward to addressing Social Emotional Learning and trauma by seamlessly weaving it into fabric of the curriculum
* Best practices on proactively creating an enablement plan to empower teachers to teach no matter what learning model - traditional, hybrid, or distance learning
* Conversations about race
More details coming soon...

offered by EF Educational Tours, a PASA Gold Sponsor

PASA, in conjunction with EF Educational Tours is providing 15 enrollments for a graduate level course at no cost for Pennsylvania educators. Each participant will receive three (3) transferable* graduate level credits at no cost. This course, offered through EF’s partner, Southern New Hampshire University, is entitled “Extraordinary Times – Transforming Professional Practice in a Time of Crisis.” It is part of a series of professional development courses focusing on educational practices relevant to the activities educators engaged in as they responded to the Covid-19 crisis and transitioned to online learning. In this course, educators will reflect upon their efforts to support students, their school, and the community during the COVID-19 crisis. Emphasis is placed on the ways in which teachers transformed their curriculum, pedagogy, instruction, and collaboration with one another to ensure the continued delivery of K12 education. The course looks to value authentic professional development, as they adapt their instructional delivery during this exceptional time. Click here to learn more.

Previous Sponsor Webinars:

Recording: SiteLogiQ Webinar - "COVID-19: Back to School Considerations and Tools" (July 7)

PowerPoint: Edmentum Webinar - "How to Create a Successful Virtual School to Retain Students" (June 22)