Professional Development

           


OCTOBER 4, November 14, 2017, March 7, 2018, May 11, 2018
The Why, What, and How of Taking a Brain-Based Approach to Student-Centered, Proficiency-Based Learning

WORKshop Series designed by Bill Rich for middle and high school educators (individuals and/or teams) ready to learn by doing.Throughout the series, participants will use their learning to practice and refine the fundamental skills of designing, orchestrating, and reporting student-centered, proficiency-based learning in our middle and high schools.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Killington Mountain Lodge, Killington, VT
Cost: $190/workshop; $650 for al four in the series.
For more information contact: wendy.cohen@vthec.org (802-498-3350)
To register go to: https://www.vthec.org/

                                 
                                                

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OCTOBER 23, 2017
Partnerships for Literacy and Learning:
THE POWER OF MEANINGFUL TEXTS: BEHIND THE BOOKS with Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson discusses her lifelong journey as a writer with humor and poise, revealing her own writing process and where she finds inspiration. As she reads passages from her diverse body of work, this rousing interactive talk motivates Woodson's audiences - from students to educators to book loves - to read, write, revise, and read some more.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Essex Resort and Spa
Cost: $175 or $450/team of 3. Includes continental breakfast & lunch.
To register go to: 
     
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OCTOBER 26, 2017 ANNUAL ROWLAND CONFERENCE


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: UVM Davis Center


The Rowland Foundation provides Vermont secondary school educators with a unique professional development and leadership opportunity and the resources to positively affect student achievement and the culture and climate of their respective schools. Middle school teachers may apply who are a part of a K-12 or 7-12 school and where the high school and middle school fall under the same leadership umbrella. 

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DECEMBER 7, 2017

Partnerships for Literacy and Learning:

CREATING ATTENTIVE AND ENGAGED READERS: STRATEGIES 

THAT IMPROVE COMPREHENSION    

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Essex Resort and Spa
Cost: $175 or $450 for a team of 3
To register go to:

In their newest book, "Disrupting Thinking," Kylene Beers and Bob Probst focus on the problem of lack of engagement with reading. In this workshop, they will also share new strategies and ideas that will help your readers develop into students who engage in conversations and collaborations to strengthen ideas they find in the texts they read and write.

                                                                            
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March 9, 2018

Partnerships for Literacy and Learning:
Intentional Teaching in Reading and Writing Workshop
Time: 8:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Essex Resort and Spa
Cost: $175 or $450 for a team of 3
To register go to:

Penny Kittle is a master teacher, literacy coach, director of new teacher mentoring in New Hampshire, and an author of professional books. She speaks about empowering students through independence in literacy and believes in curiosity, engagement, and deep thinking in schools for both students and their teachers.


                                  

 

Professional Development Opportunities


VT-HEC Course and Workshop Catalog
Fall 2017




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