VTSS Effective Classroom Systems Professional Learning Opportunity (Superintendent's Memo #046-19)


The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Office of Student Services, in partnership with the Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports Research and Implementation Center (VTSS-RIC), will offer VTSS Effective Classroom Systems, a two-day professional learning opportunity.

  • One event will be held on March 13-14, 2019, in Williamsburg, Virginia.
  • The event will be repeated on May 30-31, 2019, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The intended audience for this event is school leadership teams, including building administrators, teacher leaders, and specialized instructional support personnel. School divisions should also consider extending an invitation to central office staff charged with ongoing professional learning in classroom instructional and/or behavioral practices, such us instructional coaches, behavior specialists, and special education coordinators.

The VTSS Effective Classrooms Systems is designed to facilitate team learning and planning for high impact evidence-based practices and the development of effective systems to support their implementation in the classroom. Examples of effective classroom practices that support student academic and behavioral success include: effective feedback; managing the classroom environment; reinforcing appropriate behavior; active supervision; scaffolding; and opportunities to respond.

This opportunity is open to all Virginia educators. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis with priority consideration provided to educators from Title 1 schools.


3/13/2019 8:30 AM - 3/14/2019 3:00 PM,
5/30/2019 8:30 AM - 5/31/2019 3:00 PM


March 13 &14
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel – Williamsburg 
50 Kingsmill Road 
Williamsburg, VA 23185 
Phone: (757) 220-2500 
May 30 & 31
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville 
990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 
Phone: (434) 973-2121


Questions about Online Registration
(804) 828-1482
Questions about Program- Martha Mongomery School Pyschology Specialist
(804) 692-0396


Behavior Curriculum/Instructional Methods Evidence-Based Practice Instructional Strategies Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Virginia Tiered System of Supports (VTSS)