BCIU Hosts Annual Common Inservice Day

A PBS39 reporter interviewing a teacher at the health and physical education inservice session
PBS39 was on hand at the Health and Physical Education session of the Common Inservice Day for Berks County’s related arts educators.

Nearly 600 educators attended Common Inservice Day for Berks County’s related arts educators on Monday, October 14. The event, coordinated annually on Columbus Day by the BCIU Office of Professional Development and Curriculum (OPDC), featured presentations and workshops at eight locations throughout Berks County. 

Attendees to the Health and Physical Education session heard a presentation from Teresa Tieman Detweiler, Prevention Specialist from the Council on Chemical Abuse, titled “Juuling: What Schools Need to Know.” The presentation was covered on PBS39 News Tonight. 

The following professional development sessions were offered: 

Agricultural, Family Consumer Sciences and Technology 
Reading Area Community College 
105 Participants 

Yocum Institute 
78 Participants 

English as a Second Language (ESL) 
Albright College 
30 Participants 

Conrad Weiser West Elementary School 
40 Participants 

Health and Physical Education 
Governor Mifflin Intermediate School 
196 Participants 

BCIU Main Office 
51 Participants 

Yocum Institute 
48 Participants 

World Language 
Albright College 
19 Participants

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