ACT 126 MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING
On July 5, 2012, Governor Corbett signed into law Act of July 5, 2012, P.L. 1084, No. 126 Cl. 24 Session of 2012, which amended the Public School Code of 1949 to mandate that all school entities (a public school, charter school, cyber charter school, private school, nonpublic school, intermediate unit or area vocational-technical school) and independent contractors of school entities provide certain training to all employees, including contracted substitute teachers, who have direct contact with children. Direct contact with children has been defined as “the possibility of care, supervision, guidance or control of children or routine interaction with children.”
All school employees who have direct contact with children must receive three (3) hours of training every five (5) years.
UPCOMING IN-PERSON TRAINING DATES:
- Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Librarians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Behavior Analysts, School Nurses, IA’s, PCA’s, and Job Coaches must sign up through My Learning Plan.
- All other employees must sign up through Google Forms links (below).
- Please check the website as additional dates will be added throughout the year/summer.
|Thursday 6/24||12:30pm-3:30pm||Admin Building Board Room||CANCELLED (due to low enrollment)|
LETTER TO STAFF:
ONLINE TRAINING OPTION:
ACT 126 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES: