Continuing Professional Education
Our Mission: To help educators advance their careers by offering a variety of high-quality professional development
Act 48 Workshops
Act 48 workshops provide a wide range of opportunities to assist educators attain the required hours needed to maintain certification. Participants who meet all requirements will have their hours reported to the PA Department of Education. Learn more.
ACTnow! Virtual Workshops
Newly launched in 2022, ACTnow! virtual workshops are a new variety of asynchronous professional learning workshops designed to offer flexibility with a variety of start dates, duration, and price points. Learn more.
Advanced Placement® (AP) Summer Institute
Endorsed by the College Board®, AIU's four-day AP summer institute is designed to equip teachers with content and resources to enhance their teaching of AP courses. AIU's annual AP summer institute also provides a wonderful opportunity for teachers, from all across the United States, to exchange ideas and information with their professional peers and to become a member of an extended professional learning community. Learn more.
Computer Science Education
The AIU provides computer science education through a variety of educational learning options designed to help PreK-12 schools build capacity for teaching computer science. Through these programs, educators will gain access to research-based professional development, materials and resources to successfully implement effective computer science curricula. Learn more.
Continuing Professional Education Courses
The AIU offers a wide variety of opportunities for educators to earn Act 48 and continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Workshops and online courses are offered throughout the year and CPE credits can fulfill requirements associated with obtaining Level II or Master's Equivalency certifications and Act 48. Learn more.
Educator Induction Program
An approved educator induction program for new Level I professional educators. Public school districts, CTC, private and charter schools from across the region enroll educators in this highly regarded program that is designed to help novice educators acclimate to the demands of working in a school environment. Offered in a convenient online format, participating educators are guided by subject matter experts through the domains that are critical to professional educators. Upon successful completion of the educator induction program, educators earn three graduate credits that can be applied toward Level II certification. AIU's educator induction program is a convenient way for your school district, CTC, private and charter school to meet its obligation to provide a comprehensive teacher induction program for new employees at a reasonable cost. Learn more.
Photo Gallery: 2022 Social Studies Symposium
Social Studies teachers from around the region gathered at the AIU Central Office on Oct. 10 to hear from community partners on ways to increase student engagement -- and to explore the latest teaching resources at our vendor fair.
Primary Program Contact/Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute/Educator Induction Program:
Dr. Paul Cindric, Program Director
Continuing Professional Education Courses/Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute:
Linda Muller, Program Specialist
ACT 48 Workshops/Educator Induction Program:
Denise Pilarski, Sr. Administrative Assistant