Virginia Leadership Institute (VaLI) for Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)™ Professional Developers in Content Enhancement or Learning Strategies (Applications should be postmarked and mailed by: February 28, 2019)

Description:

The Virginia Department of Education through the support of the Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports and in partnership with the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (KU-CRL) will offer the Virginia Leadership Institute (VaLI) for SIM™ Professional Developers.  The intended outcomes of this institute is to increase the number of SIM Professional Developers in VA.  The five-day institute will be offered as a blended learning opportunity with three days face-to-face in June 2019 (dates & place TBD) and two additional days virtually during the school year (dates TBD).

Content Enhancement Routines  (CER) and Learning Strategies (LS) were developed as a part of the Strategic Instruction Model to enable educators to teach and support diverse learners. The VaLI will prepare educators who have implemented CER and/or LS to teach other educators how to implement with fidelity, as well as become literacy leaders within their school and division.

Eligible Applicants: (a) are experienced implementers of SIM, (b) have the interpersonal skills to become a professional developer, (c) have effective communication skills in teaching and working with adults, and (d) have administrative support for their participation in on-going professional growth.

The registration fee for the VaLI is $850 (U.S.) per person and is waived due to funding from the Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports. Additionally, a stipend of $500 will be paid to all participants after the successful completion of all requirements of the apprenticeship. Lodging, breakfast and lunch will be provided during the three days of face-to-face professional development. Transportation and other meals are the responsibility of the participant; however, typically many school divisions may reimburse for these costs.

  • Applications should be postmarked and mailed by: February 28, 2019
  • Letter of acceptance will be mailed no later than March 15, 2019

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Curriculum/Instructional Methods Instructional Strategies Literacy Professional Development Professional Resources