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Showing Results 1 - 19 of 19
Date(s): 3/13/2019 8:30 AM - 3/14/2019 3:00 PM, 5/30/2019 8:30 AM - 5/31/2019 3:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Office of Student Services, in partnership with the Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports Research and Implementation Center (VTSS-RIC), will offer VTSS Effective Classroom Systems, a two-day professional learning opportunity. One event will be held on March 13-14, 2019, in Williamsburg, Virginia. The event will be repeated on May 30-31, 2019, in Charlottesville, Virginia. The intended audience for this event is school leadership teams, including...
Date(s): 3/16/2019 10:00 AM - 3/16/2019 12:00 PM, 3/22/2019 6:00 PM - 3/22/2019, 3/23/2019 10:00 AM - 3/23/2019 12:00 PM, 3/30/2019 9:00 AM - 3/30/2019, 4/5/2019 2:30 PM - 4/5/2019 4:30 PM, 4/12/2019 6:00 PM
Description: The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) will provide this workshop that will help you identify your child's educational strengths and challenges and also organize important information about him or her, so it will be helpful in planning your education. You will know and learn the seven phases of the special education process and identify the specific actions you can take during the special education process. You will become familiar with the rights to due process and learn ways...
Date(s): 3/19/2019 8:00 AM - 3/20/2019 4:00 PM
Description: The theme for the conference is "A Collaborative Approach to Positive School Climate," and will provide participants information and resources to improve student safety. Participants are encouraged to register in division teams. All participants must check in at the VDOE registration desk on both days - March 19 AND March 20 There is no registration fee for this event.  Breakfasts and lunches are provided free of charge.  Professional learning materials will be...
Date(s): 3/22/2019
Description: Details to be announced. Registration Information: VCMS members: Free, VCMS non-members: $20  
Date(s): 4/2/2019 - 4/4/2019
Description: The Annual Training Conference is the VAHSA's signature event, held each spring. It draws 100s of Head Start staff, families and community supporters for 2 1/2 days of training and networking. Keynote Speaker: Walter S. Gilliam is the Director of The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy and Professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology at the Yale University Child Study Center. He is a member of the board of directors for ZERO TO THREE, Child Care Aware of America, and the...
Date(s): 4/6/2019 9:00 AM - 4/6/2019 3:30 PM
Description: The Family and Youth Leadership Summit brings together parents, youth, community leaders, professionals and policy makers to network, share resources, and discuss topics and issues relevant to family and youth mental health support, resiliency and growing the family and youth voice in Virginia. The day includes breakout sessions/workshops, a self-care corner, expert keynote speakers, and the opportunity to interact with other parents and caregivers who have children, youth, and young adults with...
Date(s): 4/7/2019 11:30 AM - 4/7/2019 2:45 PM
Description: Who? For students grades 1 through 12 who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired from any school in Virginia. Students must be accompanied by at least one parent/adult guardian from 11:30 – 2:45, and are welcome to bring up to three family members (for a maximum of 4 people total attending per family). What? View the play, “Pinocchio” with pre- and post-show sessions, and meet students from other school divisions who are also blind/vi or deaf/hh. Special features:...
Date(s): 4/8/2019 8:00 AM - 4/9/2019 4:30 PM
Description: Registration is Now Open! This 2-day conference will feature local and national presenters highlighting assistive technology (AT) solutions for young children through high school aged students. Learn ways to infuse new and familiar AT into daily instruction to increase student participation and strengthen learning opportunities. Explore the exhibits, share resources and network with others. This conference is designed for general and special educators, related services personnel, assistive...
Date(s): 4/9/2019 9:00 AM - 4/9/2019 3:30 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), will be hosting Virginia's Advocacy Symposium for professional advocates and parent advocates (paid and not paid) for children with disabilities. The objective of this event is to provide relevant and up to date educational information to professional advocates and parent advocates (paid and not paid) in order to empower them to positively support parents of children with disabilities in Virginia. There are a limited...
Date(s): 4/16/2019 9:00 AM - 4/16/2019 4:00 PM
Description: This event is for military EFMP/SLO staff only!!!   Our FREE EFM/SLO 2019 Training is for the professionals who support military families who have children with special needs. During this training, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about best practices used in supporting military members, trends and topics of interest and concern to military families having children with special needs, and training on the special education process in Virginia.   • You MUST receive an...
Date(s): 4/17/2019 8:00 AM - 4/18/2019 4:00 PM
Description: This event is for military parents/guardians only!!!   This FREE two day workshop is open to all service members and their spouses. This workshop will include vital information for parents/guardians on the special education cycle in Virginia, benefits (SSI, Medicaid, Military), Special Needs Trust, Guardianship and PCSing with an IEP. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will also be presenting on the regulations that govern Virginia’s schools, effective mediation and...
Date(s): 4/17/2019 9:00 AM - 4/18/2019 3:00 PM
Description: Una oportunidad emocionante para los padres nuevos en el mundo de la Educación Especial. El Instituto de Padres de PEATC es una gran oportunidad para que los padres de Virginia se reúnan, colaboren, crezcan y aprendan juntos. Este evento es gratuito, pero lo que es más importante, esta oportunidad de capacitación les brinda a los participantes la oportunidad de participar directamente con los presentadores que son líderes en sus campos profesionales....
Date(s): 4/25/2019 7:30 AM - 4/25/2019 4:45 PM
Description: Registration is Now Full- can add name to waitlist To mark the milestone of their 25th anniversary, Voices for Virginia’s Children, working with partners, will host the Virginia Summit on Childhood Trauma and Resilience. The focus is on both policy changes and practices to prevent adverse childhood experiences and promote resilience. The morning of the summit will feature a keynote by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, founder of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of The Deepest...
Date(s): 4/27/2019 8:00 AM - 4/27/2019 4:00 PM
Description: INCLUSIVE PRACTICES FOR ALLThe opening session of the VCLD Symposium will host a panel of experts from across the state speaking on ADHD, ASD, co-teaching, early childhood education, EBD, LD/dyslexia, and current special education issues in today’s schools. Breakout sessions will include practical suggestions for teaching students with varying exceptionalities. Attendees will leave the conference with materials and strategies to add to their teaching toolbox. YOU’RE INVITED!General...
Date(s): 4/27/2019 9:00 AM - 4/27/2019 2:00 PM
Description: Families formed through foster care, adoption, and kinship care and the professionals who support them, will gather for Spring Forward Family Fun Day and Regional Conference. This year’s theme is Navigating Systems to Build Stronger Families. Held at the Science and Technology Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, foster and adoptive parents, kinship caregivers, and social service and education professionals will choose from sessions presented by experts in counseling, education...
Date(s): 5/6/2019 8:30 AM - 5/6/2019 6:30 PM, 5/7/2019 8:15 AM - 5/7/2019 4:30 PM
Description: What?  Heading Forward Together, presented by The Brain Injury Association of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University, is a brain injury conference for professionals (formerly known as the Williamsburg Conference). When? May 6-7, 2019 (the evening of May 5 will feature an optional fun night in Richmond’s trendy Scott’s Addition) Where?  The Westin Richmond, Virginia Speakers: The same great quality of nationally...
Date(s): 6/12/2019 - 6/14/2019
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s I’m Determined project, in conjunction with the Partnership for People with Disabilities, invites applications for sponsorship to the 13th Annual I’m Determined Youth and Parent Summit at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth will meet to identify ways to become better advocates and lead more self-determined lives. The selected individuals and a parent/guardian will receive...
Date(s): 6/26/2019 - 6/28/2019
Description: Save the Dates - June 26-28, 2019! ODUP2019 13th Annual State-wide Professional Development Institute for Teachers of Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, SLPs and Educators Who Work Directly with Students Who are D/HH Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential (ODUP) is Virginia's Go-To event in public school d/hh education. It is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing (TODHH) and educators working directly with children and youth who are...
Date(s): 7/17/2019 - 7/19/2019
Description: Registration is Now Open! Creating Connections to Shining Stars is a collaborative effort between Virginia's Part C, Early Intervention and Part B, Preschool Special Education programs. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for infants, toddlers, and young children, both with and without disabilities. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Early Childhood Special Educators Early Intervention Providers Administrators / Supervisors...