Professional Development

           

VERMONT-NEA SUMMER PD OFFERINGS -- Descriptions found at:  https://tinyurl.com/VTNEAS18PL

Coaching and Mentoring in Schools:  Audience – Coaches and Mentors, Various sites – 3 days with credit option.  Register:  https://goo.gl/1kSoFU


 Building a Positive Classroom Culture – August 6th @Champlain College – FREE – This is appropriate for new teachers as well as teachers wanted a refresher.  The goal is for teachers to start day one with a better sense of what makes a positive classroom culture and how to build one.  Participants will get a wonderful resource book!  https://goo.gl/forms/TLhly800DHASFiGu2


Youth Mental Health First Aid – August 6th @ Champlain College – FREE- Introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early interventions and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis.  With suicide rates nearly 50% higher in Vermont since 1999, this understanding for educators is essential. https://goo.gl/forms/TLhly800DHASFiGu2


National Board Academy – August 6th @Champlain College – FREE – This workshop is to build a network of NBCTs throughout the state in order to build a stronger coalition of NBCTs in every school. https://goo.gl/forms/TLhly800DHASFiGu2


ESP Mini-Conference – August 6th @ Champlain College – FREE – This mini-conference will contain at least four different sessions for paraprofessionals including Behavioral Interventions with Students who Struggle with Social Thinking, ESP Career Growth Continuum, Chromebook Basics and More and Teacher-Paraeducator Communication.  https://goo.gl/forms/TLhly800DHASFiGu2

Mentor Coordinator Training – August 10th @Vermont-NEA, Montpelier – FREE for districts who work with Vermont-NEA, $200 all others– This annual gathering is for mentor coordinators in districts to discuss their programs, engage in new learning, and share problems of practice. All will receive the new edition of Lipton and Wellman’s 2018 Mentoring Matters. https://goo.gl/forms/crqSXiEf2XM01L0H3

Assessment for Student Learning with Jan Chappuis – August 15- 18th @Sheraton Conference Center, South Burlington – FREE for Vermont-NEA Members, Nonmembers $500- Credit option through Castleton:  This workshop is designed to deepen participants’ ability to design accurate assessments and to use assessment information formatively in the classroom to further student achievement. On the first day we will engage in activities that show how formative assessment strategies can be woven into daily teaching activities, focusing on diagnostic assessment, offering effective feedback, and preparing students to self-assess and to give each other effective feedback. On the second and third days we will delve into the components of assessment literacy, examining the five keys to classroom assessment quality with a focus on creating good performance tasks and rubrics. See www.vtnea.org/your-profession.php for more details. Participants will receive the author’s books. Grant funded through the NEA Center for Great Public Schools. For questions, please contact Juliette Longchamp at jlongchamp@vtnea.org or Erin Green ategreen@vtnea.org or call 802-224-2411. To register:  https://tinyurl.com/Assessmentvtnea


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


JUNE 21 & 22 - Math Interventionists and Special Educators

Working with Math for Students on IEP's: Instructor John Tapper. 

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


JUNE 23-27 - K-4 Educators and Special Educators

Math Lab School - Language, Concept & Fluency: Deeper Learning of Mathematics: Instructor: Mahesh Sharma.  

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


JUNE 25-28 - TL Coaches, K-6 Teachers

Differentiation Through Math Menu Course: Instructor: Christian Courtemanche.  

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


JUNE 26-29 - Math Instructors, Interventionists Grades K-8

Math for Struggling Learners: Instructors: John Tapper and Sandi Stanhope.  

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


JUNE 26 - K-5 Educators

Evidence-Based Reading Instruction: Presenter: Pam Chomsky Higgins.  

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


JULY 5-25 -  All Educators, Therapists & Helping Professionals

Mindfulness and Restorative Practices: Instructor: Annie O'Shaughnessy.  

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


AUGUST 6-10 - K-12 Educators

Universal Design for Learning: Instructor: Michael Martin.  

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


OCTOBER 4 - Teachers of Grades 6-12 new to PBL

Proficiency Based Learning Bootcamp: Facilitators: Andrew Jones, Gabe Hamilton.  

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


AUGUST 7-9 - K-3 Classroom Teachers, Interventionists & Special Educators

OGAP Additive Reasoning: Instructors: Karen Reinhardt and Christian Courtemanche.  

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


OCTOBER 11 - K-5 Educators

Evidence-Based Reading/Writing Instruction: Presenter: Pam Chomsky Higgins.  

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


Year-long - Sept. 11, Oct. 12, Nov. 15, Dec. 14, Jan. 16, Feb. 11, 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.


NOVEMBER 7 & 8 - Coaches & Leaders

Workshops that Make an Impact & Coaching for Engagement: Presenter: Jim Knight.  

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


NOVEMBER 12 & 13 - ELL and Classroom Teachers

Collaboration and Co-Teaching ELL: Presenter: Andrea Honigsfeld.  

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


SPRING 2019 - K-5 Educators

Evidence-Based Instruction in Content Areas: Presenter: Pam Chomsky Higgins.  

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


July 17-19, 2018
Vermont's Journey Towards Proficiency and Personalization

The second annual Vermont's Journey Towards Proficiency and Personalization Symposium will be held at Castleton University, with a one-day pre-conference on July 17, facilitated by Dr.. Lee Ann Jung.

Contact: Andrew Jones at ajones@millriverschools.org or call: (802) 775-3264, ext. 289

July 23-27, 2018
Create, Make Learn Summer Institute

www.CreateMakeLearn.org


AUGUST 6-9
THE COMMUNITY RESTORATIVE JUSTICE CENTER 4TH ANNUAL SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR RESTORATIVE PRACTICE:

Track 1: Overview of Restorative Practices - Getting Started

Track 2: Developing and Growing Your School Restorative Practice Options

Sessions Meet: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., daily
Location: Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT
Tuition: 1-2 people in team: $800 each; 3-4 people in team: $750 each; 5 or more people inn team: $700 each
To register email: scherry@communityrjc.org

 

                                                                  

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