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Date(s): 8/3/2016 9:00 AM - 8/4/2016 3:00 PM
Description: VTSS - Academic Tier 1 Forum
Date(s): 8/3/2016 - 8/5/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Fathers interested in developing effective advocacy skills through tactile training, leadership development, peer mentoring, and engagement. PLEASE NOTE!!!  SEATING WILL BE LIMITED!! • You will be notified about your application status NO LATER THAN July 22, 2016. • You MUST receive a confirmation to attend this event. • You must commit to participating in the entire training. • Contact PEATC at 800-869-6782 or partners@peatc.org (please do...
Date(s): 8/2/2016 9:00 AM - 8/3/2016 4:30 PM
Description: Street Law will bring a group of secondary teachers together for professional development designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. Topics will include: current public issues in civics and government (including voting rights and restrictions, political polarization, medical and recreational marijuana, and America’s role in the world) required government and civics content (including state and local...
Date(s): 8/2/2016
Description: Topic strands for the conference include mental health, assistive technology, student engagement and early childhood education.  This conference is designed for professionals in Superintendent's Regions 1 and 8. 
Date(s): 7/28/2016 - 7/29/2016, 8/24/2016 - 8/25/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Parents who are new to the Special Education process interested in taking the next step towards collaborating as parent leaders. PEATC's Parent Institute is designed for parents who are new to the Special Education process. The institute will provide an introduction to "Advocacy 101" for parents, information about resources and opportunities in their local area, and an opportunity to be 'paired' with a parent mentor in the form of a PEATC PACL graduate in their region for...
Date(s): 7/27/2016 9:00 AM - 7/28/2016 3:00 PM
Description: VTSS Advanced Tiers
Date(s): 7/25/2016 6:00 PM - 7/25/2016 9:00 PM, 8/1/2016 6:00 PM - 8/1/2016 9:00 PM, 8/8/2016 6:00 PM - 8/8/2016 9:00 PM, 8/15/2016 6:00 PM - 8/15/2016 9:00 PM
Description: An education program for parents who have children and youth with mental health needs; NAMI Basics provides information and strategies that support parents in their journeys of raising a child or youth with mental health needs.  To register, email the class facilitator, cherstinane@gmail.com.  In your email, please include the best phone number to reach you on so that the facilitator can call you regarding course registration.   Child care will be available during class,...
Date(s): 7/25/2016 - 7/28/2016
Description: The Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) program seeks to empower young people with developmental and other disabilities to further develop their leadership skills. Students, serving as Delegates from communities throughout Virginia, participate in a wide range of activities and learning experiences during this summer program set on a university campus. Click on any section below to expand more information, links and forms. YLF is a personal, leadership, and career development training program for...
Date(s): 7/22/2016 - 7/23/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? The 7 P’s: Principals, Police, Parents, Pastors, Proprietors, Partners, and Politicians interested in reversing the school to prison pipeline. SEATING WILL BE LIMITED• You will be notified about your application status NO LATER THAN July 11, 2016.• You MUST receive a confirmation to attend this event.• You must commit to participating in the entire training.• Contact PEATC at 800-869-6782 or partners@peatc.org (please do not contact the...
Date(s): 7/19/2016 8:30 AM - 7/19/2016 4:00 PM, 9/14/2016 8:30 AM - 9/14/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 7/18/2016 9:00 AM - 7/22/2016 3:00 PM
Description: VTSS System Coaching Institute
Date(s): 7/18/2016 8:30 AM - 7/18/2016 4:00 PM, 9/13/2016 8:30 AM - 9/13/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 7/13/2016, 8/1/2016, 8/2/2016, 8/23/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? SEAC members who have previously attended PEATC SEAC training. This SEAC Advanced training will be an opportunity to review By-laws, discuss recruitment strategies, review FOIA guidelines, and network with other SEACs. We are looking forward to having you at the 2016 VDOE and PEATC sponsored Regional SEAC Advanced Trainings! This training is open to SEAC members who have previously attended PEATC SEAC training. This SEAC Advanced training will be an opportunity to...
Date(s): 7/6/2016 - 7/8/2016, 8/24/2016 - 8/25/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Padres interesados en el desarrollo de liderazgo, comunicación, relaciones y habilidades para mejorar la vida y apoyos para su hijo, así como otras familias en su área. Julio 6-8: Woodbridge Agosto 24-25: Williamsburg Padres como Líderes Colaboradores (PACL) Esta aplicación es para padres y profesionales interesados en asistir al entrenamiento de PACL este año. Para su comodidad todos sus materiales, alimentos, hospedaje y reembolso por...
Date(s): 6/30/2016, 7/7/2016, 8/16/2016, 8/30/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? SEAC chairs, advisors, and members interested in support and guidance on: SEAC Regulations, SEAC Roles and Responsibilities, Building your local SEAC, Organization tips for SEACs, and How to be an agent of change. We are looking forward to having you at the 2016 VDOE and PEATC sponsored Regional SEAC Basic Trainings! This training is open to SEAC chairs, advisors, and members. Participants will have the opportunity to network with other local SEAC members and receive support in...
Date(s): 6/28/2016 8:00 AM - 6/29/2016 2:00 PM
Description: Communitites of Learning in Autism (CoLA) Summer Institute is a closed event for Regional CoLA participants.  If you are an autism leader in your division and are interested in learning more please see the attached flyer or contact Sue Palko for more information.   
Date(s): 6/27/2016 9:00 AM - 7/1/2016 3:30 PM
Description: VTSS Advanced Tiers
Date(s): 6/27/2016 8:30 AM - 7/1/2016 12:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Science and Health Education and the Office of Special Education Instructional Services, in collaboration with James Madison University, are sponsoring this Adapted Physical Education institute at JMU’s summer 2016 Content Teaching Academy (CTA). Participants of this academy will learn about the unique complexities of working with students with special needs and explore a variety of instructional strategies to ensure all students are...
Date(s): 6/27/2016 - 6/29/2016
Description: The Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Education Instructional Services, in collaboration with James Madison University (JMU), will offer the Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum Framework Content Teaching Academy (CTA).  This Academy will provide teachers with knowledge and skills to plan and deliver effective instruction that will enable all students to progress towards positive outcomes.  Participants will learn how assessment and curriculum are linked in a...
Date(s): 6/27/2016 - 6/28/2016
Description: The Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Education Instructional Services in consultation with the Office of Mathematics and Governor’s Schools and in partnership with James Madison University Content Teaching Academy, is sponsoring Augmenting Mathematics and Special Educator Teams (AMSET) Academy.  The two day academy, June 27-28, 2016 is designed for mathematics and special educator school teams working together to enhance student outcomes, especially students with...
Date(s): 6/27/2016 - 7/1/2016
Description: I am pleased to announce that the Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Science and Health Education and Office of Special Education Instructional Services, in partnership with James Madison University, will again sponsor a collaborative science-inclusion special education institute at the University’s summer 2016 Content Teaching Academy (CTA).  This exciting and successful program, Augmenting Science and Special Educator Teams (ASSET), is designed for science...
Date(s): 6/27/2016 - 7/1/2016
Description: The Early Childhood Adapted Physical Education Academy is designed for educators (APE, PE, PT and ECE) interested in exploring developmentally appropriate motor skill and movement based curriculum and instruction strategies for the early learner. Teachers will learn techniques and strategies to promote child development in the kinesthetic realm, including social and emotional development; will explore observation, documentation and differentiation for the early learner; will examine motor...
Date(s): 6/22/2016 9:00 AM - 6/23/2016 3:30 PM
Description: VTSS-PBIS Tier 1 Forum
Date(s): 6/18/2016 9:30 AM - 6/18/2016 1:00 PM
Description: Join us as the Wildlife Center of Virginia showcases some of their rescued animals, while teaching us about mammals, birds, and reptiles that roam at night! Related fun, educational activities will precede the show, and lunch for all will follow. This activity is open to students ages 4 through 18 who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired and their immediate family members. Please compete the registration form and submit it to register your child and family for "Where the Wild...
Date(s): 6/18/2016 9:00 AM - 6/18/2016 11:00 AM, 6/25/2016 9:00 AM - 6/25/2016 3:00 PM
Description: Autism Speaks has partnered with the SunTrust Foundation to provide free special needs financial planning workshops across the southeast, including events to be held in Richmond, Virginia (Saturday- June 18, 2016) and Washington, DC (Saturday- June 25, 2016). Both events are free, although an RSVP is required. As an added bonus, if you attend the Workshop in Washington, DC, you can also register for the afternoon session on Transition Planning, made possible by the Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky...
Date(s): 6/16/2016 11:00 AM - 6/16/2016 12:00 PM
Description: Dr. Varia will discuss key elements that must be included in a thorough assessment to tease out dyslexia.  The webinar will help inform parents about what learning areas to be assessed, why it should be assessed, and the implications.  We will also go over what standard scores and scaled scores to better interpret your child's unique profile. Rachna Varia, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychology Director, Testing and Diagnostics, MindWell Psychology Image Dr. Rachna Varia co-founded MindWell...
Date(s): 6/15/2016 2:00 PM - 6/15/2016 3:00 PM
Description: About This Webinar While there is a consensus that fathers should be engaged in early childhood education, early childhood programs typically run into challenges when trying to engage dads. You Will Learn Strategies for Engaging fathers Modeling parental skills Sharing child development information   Ideas to increase attendance by fathers at trainings, support groups, and family engagement activities   What the data tells us about the importance of engaging fathers
Date(s): 6/15/2016 - 6/17/2016
Description: The Youth and Parent Summit is a two-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities. During the Summit, participants work in groups facilitated by I'm Determined Youth Leaders to discover how the core components of self-determination can be applied to their lives. Summit...
Date(s): 6/15/2016 - 7/19/2016
Description: VDOE provides six-week facilitated online courses through a grant with Intel. These professional development courses are available to educators in Virginia at no cost. The courses are conducted all online (no face-to-face meetings needed) and take approximately 30 hours, or 5 hours per week, to complete. The courses are facilitated by Virginia educators. Participants will receive a certificate at the end that can be used towards 30 recertification points. Courses Thinking Critically with Data...
Date(s): 6/15/2016 - 6/17/2016, 8/3/2016 - 8/5/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Parents interested in developing leadership, communication, and relationships skills to improve life and supports for your child as well as other families in your area. This application is for parents and professionals interesting in attending PEATC's 2016 PACL BASIC Training. Meals, hotel accommodations, and mileage reimbursements are provided to all confirmed attendees, so apply early. PLEASE NOTE!! SEATING WILL BE LIMITED• You MUST receive a confirmation to attend...
Date(s): 6/14/2016 10:00 AM - 6/14/2016 11:30 AM, 6/15/2016 11:30 AM - 6/15/2016 1:00 PM
Description: The Department of Medical Assistance Services is pleased to announce two upcoming Waiver Redesign Informational Calls with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) and Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS).  Each call will be targeted to a specific audience as noted below.  Providers Topic: Levels, tiers, and licensing Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am Dial-in Number:  (800) 968-9265 Conference ID: 29422630 Individuals and Families...
Date(s): 6/9/2016 2:00 PM - 6/9/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Do you have questions about disability benefits or assistance? Benefits.gov will be hosting a live Facebook Q&A to make sure you get answers! This event will include: Disability Benefit Experts from the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Social Security Administration on hand to answer your questions Links to resources to help you find disability benefit information Suggestions on how and where to apply for the assistance you need Sign up by choosing the "Going" option under the image in the...
Date(s): 6/1/2016 1:00 PM - 6/1/2016 2:00 PM
Description: Webinar is full as of 5/26/2016! This free webinar is presented by: Dr. Greg O’Shanick. Register Now! Limited Spaces Available! Learning Objectives: Explore the rationale underlying the use of centrally acting medications in individuals following brain injury. Learn the roles of neurotransmitters, hormones and cofactors with specific attention to those that   influence behavior and cognition. Explore strategies for medication trials. Discuss misuse of these agents....
Date(s): 5/30/2016 - 6/27/2016
Description: Learning Objectives: After taking this course, a participant will be able to: Describe individualized supported employment services. Describe some cognitive, physical, and other challenges a person may face after a TBI. Describe the advantages of using a functional approach to get to know a job seeker. Discuss some strategies for developing a job. Describe a variety of workplace supports. Discuss ways to enhance job retention. Tuition: Individual rate: $125 per person Group rate: $500 for 5...
Date(s): 5/23/2016 - 6/20/2016
Description: Learning Objectives: After taking the course a participant will be able to: Discuss research findings related to job development and individuals with disabilities. Evaluate skills, formulate and implement an action plan that will lead to personal improvement and growth. Identify typical employer concerns associated with hiring individuals with disabilities and indicate how you would address them. Formulate questions to ask an employer to learn more about the organization and its needs. Formulate...
Date(s): 5/21/2016 10:00 AM - 5/21/2016 3:30 PM
Description: Chromebooks 101: An Intro to Using Chromebooks in the ClassroomPresented by Jerry Swiatek10-10:30am EST20 of the Best Chrome Extensions for the ClassroomPresented by Lori Maldonado11-11:30am ESTChrome Extensions to Support Struggling StudentsPresented by Shelly Sanchez Terrell12-12:30pm ESTCreation Tools for Web Browsers: Projects for Students on ChromebooksPresented by Monica Burns1-1:30pm ESTCreate Engaging Formative Assessments for ChromebooksPresented by Naomi Harm2-2:30pm ESTTools for...
Date(s): 5/21/2016 9:30 AM - 5/21/2016 2:30 PM
Description: A day of fun science activities and a great opportunity to meet students from other school divisions who are also deaf or hard of hearing. Special features: Jefferson Lab Science Educator, Brita Hampton as instructor; Jennifer McDonald of Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will show equipment from the Technical Assistance Program (alerting devices, special telephones, etc. for the home) for families. For students grades 4 through 8 who are deaf or hard of hearing from any...
Date(s): 5/18/2016 4:00 PM - 5/18/2016 5:00 PM
Description: This is a webinar featuring presenter Jason Stark, Director, Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), Spartanburg, SC. Students who have limited or no hearing or vision miss an incredible amount of incidental information– information that people with typical sight and hearing “pick up” throughout the day from media and conversations in their environment.  When a student enters a classroom, it is sometimes assumed that they already possess this background knowledge...
Date(s): 5/18/2016 12:00 PM - 5/18/2016 1:15 PM
Description: Dawn Traver, Director of Waiver Operations with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services will present the webinar. Topics that will be covered: -Waiver Redesign Changes and Opportunities -Service Planning Process -Role of SIS Assessment -Support coordination/case management -New Services -Transfers between Waivers
Date(s): 5/18/2016 - 5/16/2016
Description: Learning Objectives: After taking this course, a participant will be able to: Describe the principles that illustrate organizational commitment to customized employment. Describe the role of a personal representative. Explain the discovery process and why it is the foundation of job development. Discuss ways to learn about businesses' employment needs. Describe ways to a create job to meet a person's ideal conditions of employment and benefit the workplace. Discuss possible ways to negotiate a...
Date(s): 5/17/2016 9:30 AM - 5/17/2016 2:30 PM
Description: Join TCS Associates, George Mason University and Learning Ally for a free workshop considering best practices for supporting college students with visual impairments. WHO:  College & University Disability Service Coordinators Vocational Rehabilitation & Transition Counselors, and other interested stakeholders FEATURED TOPICS:  Learning Ally College Success Program (http://learningally.org/collegesuccess)  Best Practices in Classroom and Campus Accommodation  Update on...
Date(s): 5/14/2016 11:00 AM - 5/14/2016 4:00 PM
Description: The expo will inform and educate older adults and people with disabilities, as well as their family members, friends, service providers and support personnel about a variety of relevant issues, including: durable medical equipment and repair, adaptive devices and assistive technology, accessible recreation and travel resources, adapted exercise equipment, personal care products, communication devices, and community service agencies and resources.
Date(s): 5/13/2016 12:00 PM - 5/13/2016 12:45 PM
Description: Dawn Traver, Director of Waiver Operations with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services will present the webinar. Topics that will be covered: -Screening Process Update -Combining DD, Day Support and ID Waiver Waiting Lists -Priority Setting Process -Process to Assign New Waiver Slots
Date(s): 5/10/2016 3:30 PM - 5/10/2016 4:30 PM
Description: This webcast will discuss the importance of using person-centered planning tools for individuals with ASD pre-k through adulthood. The importance of developing skills, abilities knowledge and confidence in one’s self and developing through the years will be emphasized. How to adapt tools to meet the various communication needs of individuals and their support networks will also be discussed.   Teresa has worked with individuals with disabilities since 1998. She has served as a special...
Date(s): 5/5/2016 7:00 PM - 5/5/2016 8:30 PM
Description: The long days of summer are quickly approaching. Now is the time for you to develop a plan to keep your kids entertained, out of trouble and active for the summer. Join us as we show you how to create your summer bucket list for your family. About our Presenter: Formed Families Forward is pleased to host Kathy L. Dial, PhD., MSW, the CEO and founder of Kin and Kids Consulting, LLC. She has over 25 years of social work experience in direct practice, grant writing, training, program/policy...
Date(s): 5/5/2016 9:00 AM - 5/6/2016 4:00 PM
Description: This two-day workshop will provide a detailed overview of the applied behavior analysis/verbal behavior approach to language assessment and intervention for children with autism or other types of developmental disabilities. On the first day the focus will be on how to use a behavioral analysis of language to assess a child’s language and social skills, as well as his potential barriers to language acquisition and social development, using the VB-MAPP assessment program. Participants will...
Date(s): 5/3/2016 12:00 PM - 5/3/2016 1:00 PM
Description: This webinar is designed to give service providers, for persons with psychiatric disabilities, information to make the process of entering and engaging in post secondary education clear and manageable. Presenter, Laura DiGalbo, M.Ed, CRC, LPC, will discuss the requirements to obtain accommodations under the American’s with Disability Act [ADA], the Law that covers Post Secondary Institutions. Understanding the difference between diagnosis/ symptoms and “substantial limitation”...
Date(s): 5/2/2016 9:00 AM - 5/6/2016 3:30 PM
Description: VTSS System Coaching Inst.
Date(s): 5/2/2016 - 7/25/2016
Description: Learning Objectives: As a result of taking the series, a participant will be able to: Discuss the federal policy and historical overview of supported employment. Describe Discovery and the importance of getting to know the job seeker. Define the components of a customer profile to include situational assessments, vocational evaluations, and functional resumes. Illustrate an understanding of job development for career paths by developing a job search plan for a potential supported employment...
Date(s): 4/30/2016 8:00 AM - 4/30/2016 5:00 PM
Description: The title of the Symposium is "Instruction that Works, Implementing Evidence Based Practices for Student Success." Registration & continental breakfast begins at 8am. Registration is $95 and includes Continental Breakfast, lunch and snack breaks. Send registration and payment to: Suzan QuesenberryVCLD Regional Symposium8326 Rolando DriveHenrico, VA 23229