Office of Organizational & Professional learning

The Office of Organizational & Professional Learning is dedicated to developing innovative learning opportunities that are responsive to educator, school, agency, and other stakeholder needs by integrating research, best-practices and voices from the field. We work hard to develop long-term relationships with our clients that allow for partnerships that transform learning. Offering a vast array of topics, each customizable to current culture and climate, we are able to integrate various initiatives across system frameworks while keeping instructional design for all at the forefront of our work.

The Office of Organizational & Professional Learning also supports districts to respond to PDE initiatives, coordinates county-wide student events, facilitates group purchases and spearheads the creation of both online and in-person workshops and courses intended to provide practical skills and information that promote professional growth and student success.

We look forward to partnering with you to collaboratively develop a creative, intentional and unique professional learning plan to meet your needs.

 

teacher collaboration

MCIU Learning Network

Our learning network features a variety of open professional learning resources. Visit Learn.mciu.org to access a range of podcasts, blog posts, and other creative content from the Office of Organizational & Professional Learning.

teacher collaboration

Organizational & Professional Learning Catalog

Our Professional Learning Catalog is a searchable database and registration system that will provide you with all of the details on the courses you are interested in along with instructions on how to enroll in each offering.

PDE building

PDE Continuing Education and Professional Development

The MCIU Office of Organizational & Professional Learning offers continuing education courses that align with current initiatives set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

leadership councils and networks

Join a leadership or networking council to engage with fellow educators to serve your school community.

consortium & partnerships

We’ve aligned with vendors that will benefit our constituent school districts, schools, and students.

student events

County-wide programs and events to enhance experiences for students in Montgomery County.

montgomery virtual program

MVP is a flexible online learning platform that can support a variety of district, school, and student goals.

advanced placement® summer institute

Four-day institutes designed to meet the needs of new and experienced Advanced Placement teachers.

esl program specialist certification

MCIU offers a PDE approved 18 credit (6 graduate courses) ESL Program Specialist K-12 Certification.

wilson® accredited partnership

MCIU is part of the national network meeting the rigorous standards of excellence in the delivery of training and implementation of Fundations®, Just Words®, and Wilson Reading System® (WRS).

Dr. Donna M. Gaffney

Dr. Donna M. Gaffney

Director of the Office of Organizational & Professional Learning

610-755-9311
dgaffney@mciu.org

Administrative Assistant:
Holley Moyer
ahmoyer@mciu.org

Dr. Michael Webb

Dr. Michael Webb

Assistant Director of the Office of Organizational & Professional Learning

Program Contacts

Brandon Langer

Program Administrator of Instructional Technology
610-755-9324
blanger@mciu.org

Stephanie Schwab

Program Administrator of STEM
610-755-9369
sschwab@mciu.org

Amber Molloy

Program Administrator of Literacy  / Instructional Coach Mentor
610-755-9435
amolloy@mciu.org

Christy Ruth

Program Supervisor of Montgomery Virtual Program
610-755-9476
cruth@mciu.org

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