Pennsylvania Department of Education

Session Dates

Tuesday March 13th, 2018 8:30AM — 3:30PM

Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Regional Conference: Making Positive Connections

These regional training events will provide attendees with detailed information about upcoming changes to the AEDY Program Guidelines. Staff from LEAs that run in-house AEDY programs, LEAs that send students to external AEDY programs and Approved AEDY Private Providers are strongly encouraged to attend one of these events so that they are aware of and understand new requirements for AEDY Programs. Regional trainings will include interactive activities designed to provide hands-on utilization of the new AEDY Program Guidelines.


Attendees will be able to:

  • Identify changes in the revised AEDY Program Guidelines.
  • Demonstrate understanding of enhanced transition requirements.
  • Describe the process needed for a student who is not ready to return to the regular education setting on his/her presumed exit date.

Target Audience

AEDY Program Staff, LEA AEDY Coordinators, LEA AEDY Staff, Superintendents, Special Education Directors, Student Services Staff, School Counselors, Principals, Assistant Principals

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Tom Wolf, Governor


  • PaTTAN - Harrisburg

Event Type

  • Inservices/workshops

Credit Type

  • Act 48 (5 hours)

Registration Contact

Sharon Kennedy,, 717-901-2265

Content Contact

Dana Klouser,, 717-705-3771

Topics Covered

Other or Non PaTTAN


  • Dana Klouser, John Esposito, Michelle Nutter

Other Dates

  • Thursday March 22nd, 2018 8:30AM — 3:30PM
  • Friday March 23rd, 2018 8:30AM — 3:30PM