Online Events

Skip to search results



Age Level:
6
6
7
2
Category:
2
4
1
6
1
More Category Options»
5
3
1
21
1
14
Disability Area:
1
4
1
1
1
More Disability Area Options»
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
More Topics:
1
4
1
3
6
More More Topics Options»
2
6
6
19
1
2
2
Showing Results 1 - 38 of 38
Description: This course will help you identify what independent living skills are, why they are important, and figure out what you need to do to be ready for living independently. "Get Ready for Independent Living” will build your skills for success in adult life. Audience: Students, grades 6-12, who are interested in preparing for independent living and have a desire to take a self-paced online class to learn more about the skills and knowledge necessary for independent living. Teachers, school...
Description: "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 and training,...
Description: "Get Ready for Your Career: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the career planning 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 their future careers. Topics include self-determination, increasing knowledge of self and careers, utilizing support networks to assist with identifying a career goal,...
Date(s): 11/29/2022 3:30 PM - 11/29/2022 5:00 PM
Description: Register for Assistive Technology Transition Summit - The T/TAC at Virginia Tech & TechKnowledgy - VDOE's AT Network will be hosting a hybrid panel discussion around the transition process for students with disabilities that use assistive technology from secondary to post-secondary institutions (primarily 2 and 4-year colleges). Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions for panelists to respond to. Panelists will include institutional representatives from: Virginia Tech...
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 (VCU) Autism Center for Excellence (ACE) 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...
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: Transitioning from early childhood programs to kindergarten involves a lot of moving parts for all young children. However, transitioning from the preschool to kindergarten classroom for the child with ASD can be especially tricky. This process involves the child, their family, the preschool teacher, the receiving kindergarten teacher, and a multitude of other people including related service providers such as speech and language pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs), and other team...
Date(s): 10/10/2022 - 11/29/2022
Description: 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 want to plan for that transition but are confused by unfamiliar language, complex steps, and the many agencies that may be involved in adult services. Join us for this FREE 5-session SELF-PACED online...
Date(s): 10/13/2022 4:30 PM - 12/6/2022 6:00 PM, 11/2/2022 4:30 PM - 11/2/2022 6:00 PM, 11/16/2022 4:30 PM - 11/16/2022 6:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education Office of Humanities and Office of Special Education Instructional Services have partnered together to offer a three-part interactive webinar series—presented by Jo-el Cox, Coordinator of English Learner Instruction, Virginia Department of Education and Dwana Cooper, Special Education Supervisor, Newport News Public Schools. These webinars are designed to engage participants in best practices surrounding the identification and instruction of English...
Date(s): 10/30/2022 8:00 AM - 11/20/2022 11:30 PM
Description: Register for IEP University (IEPU) The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families and...
Date(s): 11/10/2022 12:00 PM - 11/10/2022 1:00 PM, 12/8/2022 12:00 PM - 12/8/2022 1:00 PM, 1/12/2023 12:00 PM - 1/12/2023 1:00 PM, 2/9/2023 12:00 PM - 2/9/2023 1:00 PM, 3/9/2023 12:00 PM - 3/9/2023 1:00 PM
Description: As part of our advocacy and family engagement initiative, PEATC is launching Partners Engaging Partners Collaborative. This professional, peer networking collaborative is a great opportunity for Virginia professionals working in the field of family engagement. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate and increase their awareness of the different community resources and services that support families throughout the Commonwealth. Best practices in family engagement will be highlighted as...
Date(s): 11/21/2022 8:00 AM - 12/12/2022 11:30 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), invites families to join their newest online training course, Building Strong Parent Advocates. Families of children receiving special education services find themselves in a world filled with complicated policies, confusing acronyms and terms, and piles of paperwork. Often families find themselves looking for information and background knowledge to help them better support their children through the Individualized...
Date(s): 11/28/2022 6:00 PM - 11/28/2022 7:00 PM, 11/29/2022 6:00 PM - 11/29/2022 7:00 PM, 11/30/2022 6:00 PM - 11/30/2022 7:00 PM
Description: For Youth with Disabilities ages 14-22. This is part of a series of sessions designed specifically for Virginia youth with disabilities. These trainings are designed to increase an individual’s capacity for self-advocacy and decision-making. Throughout these 3 sessions we will cover important topics including: consent and body rights, safe and healthy behaviors online, and public versus private body parts, places and behaviors. Session Dates: November 28 – Consent & Body Rights...
Date(s): 11/29/2022 2:00 PM - 11/29/2022 3:00 PM
Description: Register for A Toolkit for Meeting IDEA Requirements - There are four core components of the special education process that must be articulated for each individual child including the following elements: Child Find Process; Student Evaluation; IEP Process; and, IEP Monitoring and Implementation Process This presentation will provide special education central office staff with user-friendly Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) documents, a District/Campus Checklist and a district internal audit...
Date(s): 11/29/2022 3:30 PM - 11/29/2022 4:15 PM
Description: Registration Play is important in the development of all children, including young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Yet play can be challenging for young children with ASD. Teaching play skills in young children with ASD supports engagement with peers and the development of friendships. Further, play can be the context for teaching many skills including communication, language, and problem-solving skills. This webcast will discuss the development of play, specific challenges that...
Date(s): 11/29/2022 3:45 PM - 11/29/2022 4:45 PM, 1/31/2023 3:45 PM - 1/31/2023 4:45 PM, 2/28/2023 3:45 PM - 2/28/2023 4:45 PM
Description: Register for CoP on HLP # 8 and #22: Positive and Corrective Feedback, November 29 at 3:45pm - Join George Mason University’s Coordinators, Tricia Morgan and Catherine Creighton Martin, for our Instructional Coaches Community of Practice. The goals of this community of practice are to: Collaboratively develop, collect, and share information and strategies for building district, school and teacher capacity to better support students Explore and share best practices related to creating...
Date(s): 11/30/2022 4:00 PM - 11/30/2022
Description: In this webinar, presenters from the Center for Learner Equity will share findings from their recent report on how the pandemic has impacted students with disabilities. They will share an overview of the evidence to date of how the pandemic has impacted students with disabilities’ outcomes and experiences, share insights from the parent perspective, and engage in a discussion around how teachers can best advocate for their students with disabilities moving forward.
Date(s): 12/1/2022 2:00 PM - 12/1/2022 3:30 PM
Description: More Information & Registration for NEW! Spark a Revolution in Early Education: Speaking Up for Ourselves and the Children - Hey! Are you eager for some real change in early care and education? In this inspiring webinar early childhood super-advocate and author Rae Pica will help you become an early childhood education changemaker! Yes, YOU! Dream big! Imagine the possibilities for early care and education if the policies were created by people who understand early childhood development and...
Date(s): 12/1/2022 6:00 PM - 12/1/2022 7:00 PM
Description: In collaboration with Waters Middle School Now more than ever, family engagement is important. During this interactive workshop, participants will be empowered to see the value of their expertise and their contribution to family engagement. Attendees will explore their personal definition of family engagement and learn effective approaches to advocating for their children. Practical tips and techniques that can be used right away to sustain strong collaborative relationships with their...
Date(s): 12/4/2022 9:45 AM - 12/4/2022 5:45 PM, 12/5/2022 8:00 AM - 12/5/2022 5:30 PM, 12/6/2022 8:30 AM - 12/6/2022 2:45 PM
Description: Registration for In-Person VSTE Annual Conference or Registration for Virtual VSTE Annual Conference - The Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference (VSTE) allows first-time attendees or seasoned veterans to discover a wealth of learning opportunities ready for your consideration and implementation. Note: Online participants have access to the general sessions (Spotlight, Keynote, & Closing) and up to 70 concurrent online sessions. Space is limited to the first 100...
Date(s): 12/6/2022 9:00 AM - 12/6/2022 10:30 AM, 12/6/2022 4:00 PM - 12/6/2022 5:30 PM
Description: Help your students find their path and discover their passion with Pathful Explore. This overview session will show you how to navigate Pathful Explore while highlighting the many features and tools available to you. This will include a best-practices showcase demonstrating how Pathful Explore’s tools work off of each other to guide your users through a comprehensive career readiness journey. We will also explore the Administrative tools that allow you to run usage reports, build user...
Date(s): 12/6/2022 2:00 PM - 12/6/2022 3:00 PM
Description: Register for Looking at the Basics of Behavior - This presentation will be an interactive session where participants learn to identify the functions of persistent challenging behaviors through the A-B-C process as an individualized, data driven approach. Participants will be provided a way to analyze problem behavior--defined here as behavior that interferes with learning. When we stand back and examine problems objectively we can then find durable solutions. Why This Topic? As hard as teachers...
Date(s): 12/6/2022 7:00 PM - 12/6/2022 8:00 PM
Description: Meg with VDOE’s I’m Determined Project and Kathleen with PEATC are CONNECTING THE DOTS on self-determination in the early years! We’re connecting the dots on what self-determination skills are and how you can encourage building your child’s skills. We’ll share tools to help you plan with the future in mind and ways you can support your child at home and in the classroom. This is a virtual workshop presented via Zoom and will not be recorded.
Date(s): 12/7/2022 1:00 PM - 12/7/2022 2:00 PM, 1/18/2023 3:30 PM - 1/18/2023 4:30 PM, 2/1/2023 1:00 PM - 2/1/2023 2:00 PM
Description: Register for Transition Leaders’ CoP on Dec. 7, 2022 at 1:00pm Meet with your support network of Transition Coordinators and Specialists to share tools, resources, and supports. This CoP provides an opportunity to learn from each other, build capacity, and share knowledge related to all aspects of secondary transition. Dates for 2022-2023- Region 4 Transition Leaders CoP: Dec. 7,  Feb. 1, Mar. 1, and May 3 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm Nov. 16, Jan.18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 19 and May 17 from...
Date(s): 12/7/2022 2:00 PM - 12/7/2022 3:30 PM
Description: More Information & Registration for The Heart of Inclusive and Meaningful Assessment Practices with Young Children - Authentic assessment, practiced well, can be one of the most beneficial tools for teaching all children in inclusive early childhood settings. The process of implementing authentic assessment, regardless of the tool, can help teachers connect deeply with children and families, as well as learn how to best support them as individuals. Of course, assessment results will...
Date(s): 12/8/2022 7:00 PM - 12/8/2022
Description: It’s important to understand the benefits available for individuals with disabilities such as personal assistance and community support and the important role these benefits can play in planning for the future. Navigating state disability services can be difficult, time-consuming, and overwhelming. This workshop explains Virginia’s Medicaid Waivers, eligibility for services, and how to obtain this state benefit.
Date(s): 12/9/2022 10:00 AM - 12/9/2022 11:00 AM
Description: Turning 18 is a big deal. An 18-year-old is legally considered an adult in Virginia and can make legal, financial, medical, and educational decisions in their life. For some individuals with disabilities, this will not be an issue. Others may need support. This workshop will share basic information about things that need to be considered as your loved one turns 18.
Date(s): 12/13/2022 2:00 PM - 12/13/2022 3:00 PM
Description: Webinar Registration: Specially Designed Instruction - Everyone has heard the statement “it’s not rocket science”, relative to making something happen. When we talk about specially designed instruction (SDI), the statement does not apply. Specially designed instruction that results in improved student performance requires the analytical skills of a detective, the research skills of a scientist, , and the planning and monitoring skills of a project manager. So, how do we...
Date(s): 12/14/2022 9:00 AM - 12/14/2022 10:30 AM
Description: Help your students find their path and discover their passion  Presented by: Tricia Morgan: GMU TTAC Coordinator Learning Intentions: This overview session will show you how to navigate Pathful Explore while highlighting the many features and tools available to you. This will include a best-practices showcase demonstrating how Pathful Explore's tools work off of each other to guide your users through a comprehensive career readiness journey. We will also explore the...
Date(s): 1/10/2023 2:00 PM - 1/10/2023 3:00 PM
Description: Register for Behavior: Matching Strategies to Functions and Providing Feedback - In BEHAVIOR WEBINAR 2, participants learned how to identify the functions of behavior through the ABC process. Now it’s time to learn how to match specific strategies to functions while progress monitoring through a feedback cycle of engagement directly with students. This session will engage participants in an interactive manner as they learn how to match and implement strategies and utilize tools to target...
Date(s): 1/10/2023 3:30 PM - 1/10/2023
Description: While standards-based instruction is our focus in the classroom, our learners are more likely to access the curriculum when they are “invested,” “independent” and “initiating” with their peers and teachers.  This webcast will begin with a review of the neuroscience of learning and shift toward a practical discussion of why we need to measure and enhance learner engagement. Presenter Bio: Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP is the Director of Communication...
Date(s): 1/18/2023 7:00 PM - 1/18/2023 8:30 PM, 2/8/2023 7:00 PM - 2/8/2023 8:30 PM, 3/1/2023 7:00 PM - 3/1/2023 8:30 PM
Description: Join Formed Families Forward's Kelly Henderson, PhD, and Beth Spivack, MSW, for a collaborative book study designed for foster, adoptive and kinship families and the professionals who work with them to learn together. The book selection is What Happened to You by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., PhD and Oprah Winfrey. In this book, Oprah Winfrey and brain development and trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, discuss the impact of trauma and adversity and how healing must begin with a shift to asking "What...
Date(s): 1/24/2023 2:00 PM - 1/24/2023 3:00 PM
Description: Register for Scheduling Services for Students with Disabilities - The foundation of strong inclusive practices is having a system for scheduling services for students with disabilities. Such a system must be student-centered and result in appropriate and effective as well as efficient use of special education staffing resources. Finally, the scheduling process must inform the overall campus master schedule. Check out this webinar for tips and tools which will support such a scheduling...
Date(s): 2/13/2023 - 4/4/2023
Description: 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 want to plan for that transition but are confused by unfamiliar language, complex steps, and the many agencies that may be involved in adult services. Join us for this FREE 5-session SELF-PACED online...
Date(s): 6/5/2023 - 8/4/2023
Description: 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 want to plan for that transition but are confused by unfamiliar language, complex steps, and the many agencies that may be involved in adult services. Join us for this FREE 5-session SELF-PACED online...