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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: 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: 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): 10/7/2020 3:30 PM, 11/4/2020 3:30 PM, 12/2/2020 3:30 PM, 1/6/2021 3:30 PM, 2/3/2021 3:30 PM, 3/3/2021 3:30 PM
Description: Registration is required to participate. Cups and Conversations has served as a time for colleagues from across the Commonwealth to informally talk about how they are supporting families and young children through the COVID-19 crisis. Now that most or all schools have reopened for the 2020-2021 school year, VDOE will be shifting to a monthly/afternoon format. The new series will begin on October 7 and continue on the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.   
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): 10/13/2020 - 10/29/2020
Description: Free Virtual 2020 Dyslexia Conference- Information Recognizing and Supporting a Student with More than Dyslexia Tuesday, October 13th: 7pm-8pm Presenter: Brian Razzino, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Razzino & Associates LLC Register for Recognizing and Supporting a Student with More than Dyslexia This session will discuss behavioral and subjective aspects children can face and display. Too often these can include behavioral problems (ADHD, ODD, conduct problems) as well as anxiety...
Date(s): 10/20/2020 - 12/15/2020
Description: This is a series of weekly presentations featuring topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and professionals, providing valuable information and resources. The Registration Fee covers all presentations, plus bonus on-demand sessions. All registrations from this spring will be transferred at no additional cost. ACSV Member: $50 Non-ASCV Member: $75 Self-Advocate: $25  Registration + ASCV Membership: $90 October 20 through December 15, Tuesdays at 6:30pm.
Date(s): 10/20/2020 3:30 PM, 11/17/2020 3:30 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is offering 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 families and...
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): 10/22/2020 12:00 PM - 10/22/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Webinar #2: Assess with Purpose: Student Focused Assessments for the Synchronous and Asynchronous Math Learner on October 22, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm Curious about which assessments can support data-based individualization (DBI) in mathematics for your in-person or virtual learners? Part 2 of a three-part webinar series follows up the explanation of the DBI framework by helping differentiate the various assessment options as well as tips and tricks for using them during COVID-19 restrictions....
Date(s): 10/22/2020 2:00 PM - 10/22/2020 3:00 PM
Description: The VDOE is hosting a webinar on October 22 at 2:00 p.m. to spread awareness and provide technical assistance concerning ransomware attacks in our schools. It is encouraged that technology and instructional technology personnel responsible for cyber security in your division attend this webinar. School divisions are encouraged to follow these basic and minimal best practices for protection against ransomware and phishing attacks. Review, configure, and utilize built-in tools for spam...
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): 10/27/2020 3:00 PM - 10/27/2020 4:30 PM
Description: Leah D. Walker, Director of Equity and Community Engagement, Virginia Department of Education Leah currently serves as the Director for Equity and Community Engagement at the Virginia Department of Education where she leads statewide efforts aimed at advancing education equity, closing the achievement gap, and decreasing disproportionality in student outcomes. Dedicated to disrupting structural racism, Leah utilizes communication savvy, public relations expertise, and innovative...
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): 10/29/2020 2:00 PM - 10/29/2020 3:30 PM
Description: In this webinar, they will discuss some creative ways to design, develop and deliver useful and engaging virtual education for young children based on integrating loose parts (ordinary objects from home) to promoteactive play. They will also talk about ideas to limit screen time, and instead create a virtual balanced schedule that promotes equity. Early childhood educators are creative and innovative, and they are in the perfect position to deliver engaging and effective virtual learning. We...
Date(s): 11/4/2020 12:00 PM - 11/4/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Webinar #3: How to Teach Mathematics and Make Adaptations Within a DBI Framework on November 4, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm This webinar will focus on your instruction within a data-based individualization (DBI) framework. We'll focus on teaching mathematics using explicit instruction and multiple representations. We'll also describe how to make instructional adaptations in face-to-face or online mathematics instruction. The final installment of a three-part webinar series will share intensive...
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): 11/9/2020 4:00 PM - 11/9/2020 5:30 PM
Description: This 90-minute webinar will highlight the strategies found in new VDOE resources that detail mathematics supports and strategies educators can use to enhance instruction for students with disabilities in mathematics.
Date(s): 11/13/2020 9:00 AM - 10/13/2020 6:00 PM, 11/14/2020 9:00 AM - 11/14/2020 6:30 PM
Description: The Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference is a source of information for anyone affected by dyslexia and other learning-based challenges.  The 2020 event will feature leading experts in the areas of dyslexia, structured literacy, and research who are transforming the science of reading in every classroom and into the fabric of today’s educational system.  We are excited to re-imagine the 2020 IDA Annual Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference as a dynamic,...
Date(s): 11/18/2020 7:00 PM - 11/18/2020 8:30 PM
Description: This 90-minute webinar will highlight the strategies found in new VDOE resources that detail mathematics supports and strategies educators can use to enhance instruction for students with disabilities in mathematics.
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...