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The Arc of PA’s Intentional Teaching

The Essential Elements of Systematic Instruction for Teaching Job Skills

Scheduled Sessions:

No new classes scheduled at this time.

Intentional Teaching is a set of data-driven strategies used to teach essential job skills that can be adapted to individuals of all abilities and learning styles. Attendees will participate in a single day of online training to learn the methods of Systematic Instruction and descriptive note taking.

Skills Learned:

  • Systematic Instruction
  • Job analysis will help instructors identify the essential tasks and responsibilities of a job which can be used to develop a foundation for a teaching plan.
  • Task analysis will enable instructors to identify and analyze job skills into teachable steps which can be customized to an individual’s learning style.
  • Systematic Instructional strategies is a blend of teaching strategies that engages the learner and greater ownership over the learning process which can be adapted to any student.

Descriptive Note Taking and Data Collection

  • Descriptive note taking and data collection will teach instructors how to create a data collection system which will inform the overall teaching process. Descriptive note taking will allow instructors to track the student’s performance, supports utilized, and overall progress.

Participants will earn a certificate of completion

$120 per person

Course Requirements:
This is an online course hosted over Zoom, a web conferencing service. Participants will need a computer with a webcam.

Register for the training by selecting the scheduled session date above and completing the online registration form.

The Arc of Pennsylvania will do its best to fulfill reasonable requests for accommodations. Requests for accommodations must be made at least 30 days prior to the event.

To request accommodations, please email



  • Arc
  • Office of Developmental Programs
    Bureau of Early Intervention

  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

  • The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation