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Description: Course Overview Work-Based Learning: Changing the Outcomes is a self-paced course comprised of three online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the development and implementation of work-based learning activities for students with disabilities. Lesson 1 - The Big Picture: Provides a broad overview of work-based learning, its importance, and reviews some of the laws that influence work-based learning for students with disabilities. Lesson 2 - The Nuts and Bolts: Provides...
Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence and the Virginia Autism Council. To participate, you need a computer with (preferably high-speed) internet access, Adobe Flash Player software within your browser, and a sound card with speakers in order to listen to the lectures (full text transcripts are provided for all lectures and multimedia). This course is designed for parents and...
Description: Access to Success, a free online course from the Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL) at the University of Kansas, is designed to help college students with disabilities learn about their rights and responsibilities in the post-secondary environment under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and to develop self-advocacy skills for obtaining the supports and accommodations needed to be successful.
Description: Course Overview "Get Ready for College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the college preparation, selection, and disability services process. These online lessons contain video presentations and resources that can be used to equip students and others with the knowledge and skills for the transition to postsecondary education. Topics include the differences between high school and college, postsecondary education...
Description: Prescription drug abuse is a growing issue, and opioid abuse is now the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. With one in five high school seniors reporting that they have misused prescription drugs, reaching students early is now more important than ever. Prescription Drug Safety is an innovative digital course that arms high school students with the knowledge and tools to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to prescription medications. Through interactive scenarios and...
Description: This is an online course designed to answer frequently asked questions about the foundational concepts of trauma informed practice for educators and educational leaders. Childhood trauma affects the physical, emotional, and social development of children and adolescents. In order to minimise harm, teachers and school leaders need to respond appropriately using trauma-informed practices and policies. In this course, you will: explore the impact of trauma on students and understand the...
Description: This four-part course is designed for faculty and professional development providers to enhance educators’ understanding and use of explicit instruction. The course includes the following modules: Modeling and Practicing to Help Students Reach Academic Goals Supporting Practices: Using Effective Methods to Elicit Frequent Responses Supporting Practices: Providing Immediate Specific Feedback and Maintaining Evaluating Use of Explicit Instruction to Support Students’ Academic Needs...
Description: English Learners (ELs) are a growing segment of the student population for many divisions across the Commonwealth. To provide support for schools to serve the needs of this group, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is offering online Train-the-Trainers modules through WIDA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This eWorkshop is designed for principals, coaches, and teacher-leaders. It includes pre-recorded modules and all materials needed for eight months (16 sessions). These sessions...
Description: About this course: This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group. In this course we will adopt a life-course framework to take a holistic view of youth health and wellbeing. We will explore changing patterns of adolescent health and development, including why adolescence is starting...
Description: Overview The Mathematical Mindsets course helps educators inspire and boost math achievement. You’ll learn the latest neuroscientific research on the best methods by which students learn math, as well as the specific methods and approaches you can use to successfully help your students develop a growth mindset. In this class, Dr. Jo Boaler will provide visual examples of how she taught mathematics to 6th and 7th grade students using these effective techniques. The teaching intervention,...
Date(s): 8/13/2019 3:00 PM - 8/13/2019 4:30 PM, 9/10/2019 3:00 PM - 9/10/2019 4:30 PM, 10/8/2019 3:00 PM - 10/8/2019 4:30 PM, 11/5/2019 3:00 PM - 11/5/2019 4:30 PM, 12/10/2019 3:00 PM - 12/10/2019 4:30 PM
Description: As a follow-up to the 2019 Virginia is for ALL Learners Education Equity Summer Institute, VDOE will host a monthly #EdEquityVA Webinar Series focused on equity strategies and resources available to school divisions. Through the diverse expertise of VDOE's partners and presenters, the goal is to offer relevant and engaging sessions to Virginia educators. August 13, 2019: Applying an Equity Lens to Data you Already Collect (DIY Equity Dashboard), Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Piver-Renna, VDOE...
Date(s): 9/18/2019 - 9/19/2019, 11/6/2019 - 11/7/2019, 11/19/2019 - 11/20/2019
Description: This fall, the Virginia Cross-Sector Professional Development (VCPD) Team is coordinating three Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) Training Institutes. Practice-Based Coaching is an evidence-based cyclical process for supporting practitioners’ use of effective practices that lead to positive outcomes for children and/or families. If you are unfamiliar with PBC, check out these resources: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/professional-development/article/practice-based-coaching-pbc. The...
Date(s): 9/18/2019 2:00 PM - 9/18/2019 3:30 PM
Description: Finally! There’s research on online documentation technology systems and their impact on classroom practice and family engagement and communication. Presenter Mary Elizabeth Picher, MA, MEd, PhD, will reveal the exciting results of her study on the use of digital documentation technology in Ontario’s Kindergarten Program. Dr. Picher will reveal surprising answers to the biggest questions administrators have about online systems that support teachers’ use of pedagogical...
Date(s): 9/20/2019, 11/22/2019, 1/24/2020, 4/24/2020, 6/18/2020, 8/21/2020
Description: Region 3 Special Education Directors' Meetings Time:  9:00am-12:00noon Dates: Sept 20, 2019-Old Beale Sanctuary Nov 22, 2019-Essex County Jan 24, 2020-Essex County April 24, 2020-Essex County June 18, 2020-Essex County Aug 21, 2020-Essex County
Date(s): 9/23/2019 8:00 AM - 9/23/2019 4:00 PM, 9/30/2019 8:00 AM - 9/30/2019 4:00 PM, 10/7/2019 8:00 AM - 10/7/2019 4:00 PM, 10/21/2019 8:00 AM - 10/21/2019 4:00 PM
Description: Registration The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is pleased to announce the K-12 English Language Arts Deeper Learning Conferences to be held in September-October 2019 at four sites throughout the Commonwealth. They are provided by the state to support and enhance the implementation of deeper learning as reflected in the 2017 Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts.  K-12 Deeper Learning Conferences in English Language Arts will utilize a...
Date(s): 9/24/2019 8:00 AM - 9/24/2019 4:00 PM, 10/1/2019 8:00 AM - 10/1/2019 4:00 PM, 10/8/2019 8:00 AM - 10/8/2019 4:00 PM, 10/21/2019 8:00 AM - 10/21/2019 4:00 PM
Description: Registration IMPORTANT NOTE: During the registration process you will be asked to select one of the following for Breakout Session #2: Performance Assessments: All That Content and Designing Performance Tasks - This session will focus on the foundations of performance assessments within a Balanced Assessment Framework and how rigorous, skills-based instruction contributes to student success. Participants will explore the VDOE’s Quality Criteria Review Tool for Performance...
Date(s): 9/25/2019 2:00 PM - 9/25/2019 3:30 PM
Description: This webinar will provide the background and rationale for using a coaching interaction style in early childhood programs to build the capacity of parents, teachers, and other care providers to promote child learning within the context of everyday routines and activities. In this powerful webinar, the presenters, Dathan Rush and M’Lisa Shelden, will share the evidence-based characteristics of coaching practices and discuss strategies that can be used by all early...
Date(s): 9/26/2019, 11/21/2019, 1/30/2020, 4/30/2020, 6/25/2020, 8/27/2020
Description: Region 2 Special Education Directors' Meetings: Location:William & Mary Peninsula Center41 Old Oyster Point Road, Suite FNewport News, VA 23602 Time: 9:30am-11:30noon. Dates: Sept 26, 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Jan 30, 2020 April 30, 2020 June 25, 2020 Aug 27, 2020
Date(s): 9/27/2019 8:00 AM - 9/28/2019 4:30 PM
Description: A 3-Part event focused on disseminating skills to behavior analysts, teachers, and parents who want to do better with addressing flexibility, regulation, and coping skills for their learners. DAY ONE: Elevating Skills in ACT: An Experiential Workshop with Tommy Parry, M. S., M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, LMHCAAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) has a broad base of research with over 300 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) demonstrating compelling results across a wide range of populations and behavioral...
Date(s): 10/1/2019 - 11/22/2019
Description: The Technical Assistance Center for Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TAC-DHH) at the Partnership for People with Disabilities, VCU is again offer a no cost online professional development opportunity for Virginia TODHH, SpEd teachers and others interested in literacy instruction with students who are d/hh.                             What: Join an online 24/7 Fall Community of Practice on...
Date(s): 10/1/2019 8:00 AM - 10/4/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Registration Why attend DEC 2019? Learn about why hundreds of professionals and family members in early childhood special education and early intervention attend our annual conference. The keynotes, sessions, and poster sessions offer the opportunity to learn from experts in the field. Making the case for support of travel, funding, and time off to attend DEC 2019 requires a solid understanding of the benefits. The conference is not only an opportunity for you to gain new insights and...
Date(s): 10/4/2019 8:00 AM - 10/4/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Registration The theme for the conference is - Coaching: Purposeful Planning for Visible Impact 2019 Conference Strands  John Almarode, author and professor at James Madison University, will deliver the keynote and will facilitate additional sessions. Coaching for Effective Teaching: Enhance instruction with research informed teaching practices. Enhancing Math Leaders' Skills: Work with adults, facilitate PLCs and grade level meetings, evaluate curriculum materials and technology...
Date(s): 10/10/2019, 1/16/2020, 3/26/2020
Description: By Invitation Only. Dates:  October 10, 2019January 16, 2020March 26, 2020 Location:  Spotsylvania County Technologies and Training Center6717 Smith Station RoadSpotsylvania, VA 22553
Date(s): 10/15/2019
Description: By Invitation Only. Date:  October 15, 2019 Location:   William & Mary School of Education Professional Development Center301 Monticello AvenueWilliamsburg, VA 23185Time:  9:30am-3:30pm Follow-up Communities of Practices:  December 19, 2019 and February 20, 2020
Date(s): 10/15/2019 9:00 AM - 10/15/2019 4:00 PM
Description: This interactive session will explore ways to design educational experiences that inspire and challenge learners of all ages and abilities.   Participants will experience instructional activities across all content areas that feature Universal Design for Learning as a framework.  The three core components of UDL will be addressed:   Actively engaging all learners Presenting material in multiple ways to appeal to all learners Providing multiple ways for students to...
Date(s): 10/22/2019
Description: By Invitation Only. Date:  October 22, 2019 Time:  9:00am-4:00pm Location:  William & Mary School of EducationProfessional Development Center301 Monticello AvenueWilliamsburg, VA 23185  
Date(s): 10/23/2019 9:00 AM - 10/23/2019 4:00 PM
Description: This interactive session will explore ways to design educational experiences that inspire and challenge learners of all ages and abilities.   Participants will experience instructional activities across all content areas that feature Universal Design for Learning as a framework.  The three core components of UDL will be addressed:   Actively engaging all learners Presenting material in multiple ways to appeal to all learners Providing multiple ways for students to...
Date(s): 10/26/2019
Description: Future Quest is a FREE college and career conference held every two years for middle and high school students with disabilities, young adults with disabilities, their families, and professionals who work with them. The conference is organized by George Mason University and the Northern Virginia Transition Coalition. One of the largest events of its kind in Virginia, Future Quest features more than 40 workshops and 40 exhibits related to successful life after...
Date(s): 10/29/2019 7:30 AM - 10/29/2019 3:30 PM, 10/30/2019 7:30 AM - 10/30/2019 3:30 PM, 10/31/2019 7:30 AM - 10/31/2019 3:30 PM, 11/4/2019 7:30 AM - 11/4/2019 3:30 PM, 11/5/2019 7:30 AM - 11/5/2019 3:30 PM, 11/6/2019 7:30 AM - 11/6/2019 3:30 PM
Description: Registration Virginia Tech’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education will manage registration. Each division superintendent or designee will select a division-level contact. The division-level contact will identify and register up to eight team members at the site geographically closest among the six offered locations.  Space is limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.  No more than two members may be registered for each of...
Date(s): 11/4/2019 - 11/6/2019
Description: The Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety and the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with the Maryland Center for School Safety and the U.S. Department of Education, will present the 2019 National Threat Assessment Conference for Educational Institutions. This conference is highly recommended for national and state leaders, school superintendents, school administrators, school mental health professionals, teachers, counselors, higher education personnel, and...
Date(s): 2/5/2020 - 2/8/2020
Description: The conference planning guide (available soon) will help you find out how to: Earn professional development hours (PDH’s) Connect with other special educators Access cutting-edge technology and resources  
Date(s): 4/15/2020 - 4/17/2020
Description: "Partnering for Equity, Opportunities and Excellence" Network with hundreds of educatiors from around the nation to learn innovative techniques, new ideas, and best practices for culturally relevant family engagement strategies. Super Early Bird Registration - $450.00 per person ( April 6, 2019 - July 31, 2019)       Early Bird Registration - $525 per person  Late Registration - $575 per person (after January 14, 2020)