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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): 9/23/2019 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): 9/27/2019 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): 10/4/2019 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): 10/9/2019 9:00 AM - 10/9/2019 3:30 PM
Description: This VASS workshop will help teachers and administrators broaden their understanding of how performance assessments (PA) and tasks can be developed as part of a balanced assessment system. During the workshop, Jay McTighe and Chris Gareis examine the qualities of effective PA as well as explore their potential to enhance instruction, provide deeper learning, and assess the outcomes outlined in the Profile of a Virginia Graduate. The workshop fee is $210 for each participant....
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): 10/23/2019 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): 10/29/2019 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...