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Professional Development

We offer engaging, affordable and convenient programs to help your teachers and aides complete PA Department of Education-mandated professional development hours.

Topics That Meet Your Needs

IMG_2377Our on-site training and customized workshops are designed to meet your needs. You can choose from our list of suggested topics or we can develop a training just for you. All trainings are provided by certified teachers, human resource specialists, working professionals or experienced teacher aides. Sample topics include:

  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention Training (Act 71)
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Confidentiality
  • An Educator’s Guide to the Opioid Public Health Crisis
  • Helping Children of Drug & Alcohol Users
  • Botvin Lifeskills® Training Program
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Training
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Training
  • Grief in the Classroom
  • Empowered You: Maintaining Sanity Through Self-Care
  • A Strengths-Based Approach to Reaching At-Risk Learners
  • Using Free Online Resources to Supplement Classroom Instruction

More Information

Please contact Emily at 814-262-0732 x230 or 1-855-301-LAMP (5267) for more information or to schedule a training.

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  • The documentary We Wear the Mask, which was filmed in Western Pennsylvania, follows three very different families and how living in poverty impacted their lives. 
JOIN US: A FREE showing of the film on September 25, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Murtha Center on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus.  The screening is hosted by Pitt Johnstown in partnership with The Learning Lamp, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Alleghenies. 🎟📽
@cfallegh @gogoodwill  @pitt_johnstown 
#poverty #westernpa #educating #reallifeissues
    @thelearninglamp:The documentary We Wear the Mask, which was filmed in Western Pennsylvania, follows three very different families and how living in poverty impacted their lives. JOIN US: A FREE showing of the film on September 25, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Murtha Center on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus. The screening is hosted by Pitt Johnstown in partnership with The Learning Lamp, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Alleghenies. 🎟📽 @cfallegh @gogoodwill @pitt_johnstown #poverty #westernpa #educating #reallifeissues
  • We are thrilled to have been nominated for Best Child Care Provider for Simply the Best 2018! The ballot for Simply the Best 2018 was in the Tribune Democrat on Sunday, August 19. Don't forget to VOTE!
    @thelearninglamp:We are thrilled to have been nominated for Best Child Care Provider for Simply the Best 2018! The ballot for Simply the Best 2018 was in the Tribune Democrat on Sunday, August 19. Don't forget to VOTE!
  • Are you as excited as we are for the Ecokids’ Children’s Consignment Sale?! Stop by September 20, 21 & 22! See you at the sale!
    @thelearninglamp:Are you as excited as we are for the Ecokids’ Children’s Consignment Sale?! Stop by September 20, 21 & 22! See you at the sale!
  • We are thrilled to be the recipients of this book donation from Spangler Subaru. With the help of community partners like you, we are lighting the way to a brighter future for children in our community. 📖 @spanglersubaru
    @thelearninglamp:We are thrilled to be the recipients of this book donation from Spangler Subaru. With the help of community partners like you, we are lighting the way to a brighter future for children in our community. 📖 @spanglersubaru

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