Moving Beyond Access

Supporting Equitable Outcomes for ALL Students

Please join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Training and Consultation (TaC) Team

In this hybrid series, participants will focus on the climate of belonging and the culture of dignity within their own contexts. Utilizing a model of transformational coaching, participants will self-reflect, enhance their knowledge, explore practices, and grow their sphere of influence to support equitable outcomes.


Intended Audience: K-12 building-level and district-level administrators, special and general education teachers, principals, interventionists/coaches, curriculum directors, social workers, special education liaisons, counselors, and psychologists


Notes to the Participants:


  • Sixteen (16) Act 48 credits will be available upon completion of the training series
  • It is highly recommended that participants attend all sessions in the series; partial Act 48 is available
  • The registration deadline for session 1 is October 14th, 2022

Series and Registration Information

Session 1 - Moving Beyond Access: Shifting Mindsets to Support Equitable Outcomes

Session Overview: In this face to face kick-off session, participants will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with other educators across Allegheny County. Dr. Nikole Hollins-Sims will provide a keynote presentation showcasing the importance of belonging within a culture of dignity. Participants will leave this session having reignited their "why" specific to creating more equitable practices for all students.

Date: October 20, 2022

Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Location: IMS Room at 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead Pa, 15120

Registration Link

Session 2 - Moving Beyond Access: Using Your Sphere of Influence to Address Behaviors, Beliefs, and Ways of Being (Part 1)

Session Overview: In this virtual session, participants will identify their sphere of influence and explore contexts within which inequities exist.

Date: November 16, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Session 3 - Moving Beyond Access: Using Your Sphere of Influence to Address Behaviors, Beliefs, and Ways of Being (Part 2)

Session Overview: In this virtual session, participants will examine how they can utilize their sphere of influence and build skills necessary to interrupt inequities.

Date: December 14, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Session 4 - Moving Beyond Access: Building a Culture of Compassion, Curiosity, Connection, Courage, and Purpose (Part 1)

Session Overview: In this virtual session, a model of transformational coaching will be utilized to enact practices that support compassion, curiosity, and connectedness.

Date: January 18, 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Session 5 - Moving Beyond Access: Building a Culture of Compassion, Curiosity, Connection, Courage, and Purpose (Part 2)

Session Overview: In this virtual session, a model of transformational coaching will be utilized to enact practices that support courageous and purposeful action steps.

Date: February 15, 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Session 6 - Moving Beyond Access: Widening Your Sphere of Influence with Intention

Session Overview: In this culminating face to face session, participants will explore ways to intentionally use equitable practices to effectively broaden their own sphere of influence while leveraging more equitable outcomes.

Date: March 14, 2023

Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Location: IMS Room at 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead Pa, 15120

Registration Link

Contact Information

Content Questions:

Dr. Leanna Lawson, Program Director for Training and Consultation

leanna.lawson@aiu3.net

Dr. Shelly Burr, Training and Consultation Coordinator

shelly.burr@aiu3.net

Shanna Bradfield, Training and Consultation Coordinator

shanna.bradfield@aiu3.net


Registration Questions:

Morgan Bayless, Administrative Assistant

morgan.bayless@aiu3.net


Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event.

Contact: Morgan Bayless