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Date(s): 9/30/2020 4:30 PM - 9/30/2020 5:30 PM
Description: Harness the power of High Leverage Practices (HLPs) to boost your inclusive practices! The Ready, Set, Go Team in coordination with TTAC @ GMU is pleased to offer four, 1-hour virtual community of practices for general education teachers and special education teachers who serve students pre-K-12 with disabilities. The community of practices will be aligned with TTAC’s Ready, Set, Go newsletter articles published at the beginning of thesame month. Read the Ready, Set, Go and then join...
Date(s): 10/21/2020 4:30 PM - 10/21/2020 5:30 PM
Description: Harness the power of High Leverage Practices (HLPs) to boost your inclusive practices! The Ready, Set, Go Team in coordination with TTAC @ GMU is pleased to offer four, 1-hour virtual community of practices for general education teachers and special education teachers who serve students pre-K-12 with disabilities. The community of practices will be aligned with TTAC’s Ready, Set, Go newsletter articles published at the beginning of thesame month. Read the Ready, Set, Go and then join...
Description: Join PEATC this 4 -session interactive student program where we will learn about planning for life after high school. Topics for the sessions include: What is VR and why do I need to know about that? Soft skills for employment Building self-advocacy skills What about college? What’s a resume and should I have one? And more….. Session Options: Option 1 – Tuesday nights at 7pm (September 1, 15, 22, 29)- Sold Out Option 2 – Saturday afternoons at 4pm (September 5,12, 19,...
Description: Registrations are Closed. Registration for this training is currently full to capacity. Feel free to register for the waitlist. If we have enough interest on the waitlist, we will open another date. Thank you! To help students feel more confident about participating in their IEP meetings and to ensure that their needs, choices, and preferences and what they want to do after high school is accurately reflected in their IEP, PEATC is offering individual consult meetings with students. These...
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: 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: 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,...
Description: Fundamentals of Early Childhood Special Education Administration Webinar (Recorded) The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) provided the Fundamentals of Early Childhood Special Education Administration Webinar. The purpose was to deliver targeted technical assistance to school division leaders who act as the program administrator for early childhood special education (ECSE) programs. Since each division is different, this may include directors, coordinators, specialists, lead teachers, or...
Description: Many educators of young children with disabilities have asked, "How do I teach a 2 or 3-year-old virtually?”  Replicating classroom activities and materials for use in the home is not always feasible or functional. Instead, educators can shift to supporting new learners, the parents and family members of the child. This webinar will explore how educators can utilize a coaching interaction style to help families use daily routines and activities as learning opportunities. Join...
Description: Discuss best-practices in the field of adult learning and discover a range of resources available through the Early Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) and the Head Start Center for Inclusion (HSCI) websites. Identify how to use these resources for professional development and training with Head Start education, disability services, and mental health staff as some programs continue to face social distancing and others prepare to return to in-person programming. The session will include...
Date(s): 8/17/2020 - 9/21/2020
Description: This course is designed to provide educators with skills and knowledge to instruct students with ASD in the educational setting. The course provides an overview of the importance of good instruction, appropriate skill selection, and evidence-based practices. A focus of the course will surround the "foundational five" evidence-based practices. The "foundational five" include: antecedent-based interventions, visual supports, systematic instruction, and interventions to promote social and...
Date(s): 9/16/2020 12:00 PM - 9/16/2020 1:00 PM, 9/19/2020 1:00 PM - 9/19/2020 2:00 PM, 9/23/2020 12:00 PM - 9/23/2020 1:00 PM, 9/30/2020 12:00 PM - 9/30/2020 1:00 PM
Description: In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is a 40 minute presentation in which two trained speakers share their compelling personal stories of living with mental health challenges and achieving recovery. The presentation is offered free of charge and is appropriate for diverse audiences including but not limited to family members, friends, mental health professionals, people diagnosed with mental health conditions,and faith based community members. IOOV presentations have taken place at hospitals, schools,...
Date(s): 9/21/2020 6:30 PM - 9/21/2020 8:30 PM
Description: Families with special needs children need to have an understanding of government benefits available to them as part of planning a future for their loved one. These benefits can help supplement a person’s income, qualify a person for extra help, and help them receive healthcare and community supports. Navigating the world of disability benefits can be tricky, time consuming and overwhelming. This workshop will help make that process easier. Join us as we discuss in clear understandable...
Date(s): 9/22/2020 3:30 PM, 10/20/2020 3:30 PM, 11/17/2020 3:30 PM
Description: Registration The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer a three-part learning series titled, Providing Remote Instruction for Preschoolers with Disabilities: Coaching Parents and Building Partnerships. The series is intended for early childhood educators who support a child with a disability. It is targeted to early childhood and early childhood special education teachers, but is also appropriate for administrators, related service personnel, and anyone else who may partner with...
Date(s): 9/24/2020 7:00 PM - 9/24/2020 8:00 PM
Description: During the COVID-19 pandemic, families are struggling with the day-to-day activities life throws at them. Families with children receiving special education services in Virginia are finding it especially difficult to understand how these circumstances impact their student receiving the free appropriate public education they are entitled to. Keeping Track was created to provide support, information, and strategies to help families navigate the current state of special education. As divisions...
Date(s): 9/30/2020 8:30 AM - 9/30/2020 9:00 AM, 9/30/2020 1:30 PM - 9/30/2020 2:00 PM
Description: Does your staff need more training support on functional assessment? Join us to chat about how you can use the NEW Functional Assessment Learning Paths and additional resources for staff development. We’ll highlight the following resources and talk about creative ways you can use them with your staff: Learning Paths: Functional Assessment Additional Resources: Assessment for Service Planning Tip Sheet Functional Assessment: Examples of Questions to Ask Families Healthy Beginnings:...
Date(s): 10/2/2020 4:30 PM - 10/2/2020 6:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities and the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children, two state organizations supporting students with learning disabilities and learning differences, are joining forces to provide free quality professional development to educators throughout Virginia. The four part webinar series,offered on the first Friday of each month, will address current issues in the field of education. An expert, or panel of experts, will present practical suggestions for...
Date(s): 10/11/2020 - 11/23/2020
Description: Fall Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others may...
Date(s): 10/14/2020 - 10/16/2020
Description: Because of our desire to keep attendees safe and healthy during this global health crisis, we have rescheduled our National Family Engagement Summit to October 14-16, 2020. We will move existing conference registrations and hotel reservations over to these new dates. "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....
Date(s): 10/20/2020 9:00 AM - 10/20/2020 12:00 PM
Description: The 2020 Virginia Early Literacy Summit is a half-day virtual summit for educators and superintendents to dive into the science behind early literacy, learn from fellow practitioners about best practices, and reflect on changes required of division leaders to implement high quality early literacy programs. The summit is free, but space is limited and registration is required online in advance. Partners The 2020 Virginia Early Literacy Summit is presented by the following partners:...
Date(s): 10/20/2020 7:00 PM - 10/20/2020 8:00 PM, 10/27/2020 7:00 PM - 10/27/2020 7:00 PM
Description: October 20, 2020, 7pm - Session 1: Housing Resources for Virginians with Developmental DisabilitiesDo you know what “living with supports independently” means? It means that, regardless of the level of communication, physical, medical and behavioral support people need, people with developmental disabilities can live independently in their own housing with quality supports. Join us to learn about the financial assistance programs that make housing affordable for people with...
Date(s): 10/21/2020 12:00 PM - 10/21/2020 1:30 PM
Description: This workshop will review trauma and resilience science, explore individual skill development techniques in the three key areas identified for children who have experienced complex forms of trauma, identify systematic phased interventions that are applicable to caregivers in the home as well as professionals in the classroom. Finally, the workshop will discuss the importance of compassion fatigue and satisfaction. Save the Dates: November 18, 2020- Helping Police and First Responders Better...
Date(s): 10/27/2020 9:30 AM - 10/27/2020 5:00 PM
Description: 99/person – Unlimited Access, Two Live Keynote Presentations*, Eighteen Breakout Sessions And you have access to EVERYTHING! Keynote Sessions: *Keynote sessions will be live on October 27, 2020.  Video recordings will be available for both sessions after completion for no additional fee. 9:30 AM EST: Dyslexia is No Easy Foe by Clark Janell Setty  3:30 PM EST: From Little Things, Big Things Grow: The Public Health Imperative Driving Effective Early Reading Instruction by Pamela...
Date(s): 10/28/2020 2:00 PM - 10/28/2020 3:00 PM
Description: Whether you are teaching in person or online, this information-packed webinar will provide strategies for using puppets to create engaging experiences for young children. Early childhood education author and classroom interactions expert, Jacky Howell will inspire you to use puppets as “pals” who help children with problem solving, empathy, community-building, and all aspects of development. Join this webinar to learn how to make puppets partners in your classroom community, whether...
Date(s): 11/6/2020 4:30 PM - 11/6/2020 6:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities and the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children, two state organizations supporting students with learning disabilities and learning differences, are joining forces to provide free quality professional development to educators throughout Virginia. The four part webinar series,offered on the first Friday of each month, will address current issues in the field of education. An expert, or panel of experts, will present practical suggestions for...
Date(s): 2/24/2021 4:30 PM - 2/24/2021 5:30 PM
Description: Harness the power of High Leverage Practices (HLPs) to boost your inclusive practices! The Ready, Set, Go Team in coordination with TTAC @ GMU is pleased to offer four, 1-hour virtual community of practices for general education teachers and special education teachers who serve students pre-K-12 with disabilities. The community of practices will be aligned with TTAC’s Ready, Set, Go newsletter articles published at the beginning of thesame month. Read the Ready, Set, Go and then join...
Date(s): 3/8/2021 - 3/13/2021
Description: The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s Learning Interactive Virtual Event (L.I.V.E.) will transform this year's Convention & Expo from an in-person gathering to an online experience while keeping what you love about this great event. From the comfort and convenience of your home with reduced registration rates and flexible scheduling, CEC L.I.V.E. will bring you: Opening Keynote Presentation with Dr. Tyrone Howard, one of the country's premier experts on educational equity and access...
Date(s): 3/17/2021 4:30 PM - 3/17/2021 5:30 PM
Description: Harness the power of High Leverage Practices (HLPs) to boost your inclusive practices! The Ready, Set, Go Team in coordination with TTAC @ GMU is pleased to offer four, 1-hour virtual community of practices for general education teachers and special education teachers who serve students pre-K-12 with disabilities. The community of practices will be aligned with TTAC’s Ready, Set, Go newsletter articles published at the beginning of thesame month. Read the Ready, Set, Go and then join...