Professional Development

           


SPRING COURSES AT CASTLETON UNIVERSITY:

These 1 credit graduate classes physically meet one day with remainder of course online.  There will also be an iPads in the Classroom course offered on March 2, but it is not listed yet on the CU website.  Click the titles to get more information from the website on each course.

Creating Virtual Reality for Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Clarena Renfrow, April 27 - June 22, 2019. In-person class at Castleton University on Saturday, April 27 from 9 - 4. The remainder of the course will be held in an online environment.  Course tuition includes a Oculus Go headset.

Join the Maker Movement Meets Virtual Reality & 3D Painting, Clarena Renfrow & Rodney Batchelet, April 6 - May 25, 2019. The course begins in-person at Castleton University on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and continues in an online environment until May 25, 2019. Course tuition includes an Oculus Go headset.

Join the Maker Movement Meets Virtual Reality Sculpting & 3D Printing, Clarena Renfrow & Rodney Batchelet, February 16 - April 6, 2019. The course begins in-person at Castleton University on Saturday, February 16, 2019 and continues in an online environment until April 6, 2019. Course tuition includes and Oculus Go headset.

Transforming Education with Virtual Reality, Clarena Renfrow, March 16- May 31, 2019. The course will start with an in-person session from 9:00-4:00 at Castleton University on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The remainder of the course will be held in an online environment.  Course tuition includes Oculus Go VR headset.

Universal Design for Learning, Special Education and the iPad, Clarena Renfrow, March 30 – May 31, 2019, The course will start in-person on Saturday, March 30 from 9:00-3:00 at Stafford Academic Center, Castleton University. The remainder of the course will be held in an online environment.  iPad and Apple Pencil come with tuition.


Apr. 9, May 17 - Fostering Resilient Learners - Creating Trauma Sensitive School Communities

Workshop/Course Days 1 and 2 will be provided by Dr. van Lent and will focus on the impact of toxic stress on healthy development, the science of resilience, and techniques to improve executive functioning skills in all students. Workshop/Course Days 3 and 4 will be provided by Dr. Boudreau and will focus on the impact of fear and anxiety in maintaining individual and systemic traumatic responding, as well as ways to use mindfulness and many other specific strategies to improve emotional regulation, in personal connection, and effective programming for individuals and schools. Specific insights into vicarious trauma and compassion, fatigue and skills to reduce the impact of these among educators will also be provided. Day 5, facilitated by Dr. van Lent and Dr. Boudreau, is a course day only. It will include a panel discussion, wrap-up comments and questions, and project presentations.


Workshops 1 and 2 package - $380; Workshops 3 and 4 package - $380 (no single workshops); Workshops 1, 2, 3, 4 - $650. ($1590 for 3 graduate credits). Location: Trader Duke's, South Burlington, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Wendy Cohen: wendy.cohen@vthec.org

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY EDUCATOR DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CVEDC) SUMMER AND FALL 2018 WORKSHOPS:

Mar. 22, Apr. 8, May 16 & June 6 - Principals, particularly those in their first years in Vermont schools

Leading Vermont Schools Principal Cohort #5: Instructor: Jay Nichols.  

To register go to: www.cvedcvt.org For more information, email info@cvedcvt.org or call 802-497-1642.


March 16 - May 31, 2019 - Transforming Education with Virtual Reality

Clarena Renfrow, instructor. This course will start with an in-person session from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Castleton University on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The remainder of the course will be held in an online environment. Go to www.castleton.edu to register.


April 2 - April 3, 2019 - Standards-Based Learning: Structures, Systems, and Strategies for Transformation

Facilitated by Emily Rinkema and Stan Williams at the Hampton Inn & Conference Center, Colchester. 
Target audience: Grades 5-12 classroom teachers, special educators, administrators, instructional coaches, and other educational leaders.

Participants will set goals early in the institute that will guide their learning and doing throughout the two days. While all will get an overview of the four components of a standards-based system, each will have the opportunity to explore one or more areas in depth and with facilitation.
To register go to: www.cvedcvt.org

May 4 - May 31, 2019 - Instructional Materials Development for Your Google Classroom

Facilitator, Patricia Aigner. One face-to-face meeting on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Rutland High School, with the remainder online with a flexibile pace/schedule. 

To register go to: https://www.castleton.edu/academics/professional-development-continuing-education/the-castleton-center-for-schools/continuing-education-workshops-contract-courses/instructional-materials-development-for-your-google-classroom-spring-2019/

                                                               

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