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Date(s): 3/11/2020 8:30 AM - 3/11/2020 4:30 PM, 3/12/2020 8:30 AM - 3/12/2020 4:30 PM, 3/13/2020 8:30 AM - 3/13/2020 4:30 PM, 3/14/2020 8:30 AM - 3/14/2020 4:30 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Instructional Services and Office of Humanities are seeking K-6 general education teachers, special education teachers, and reading specialists who work directly with children more than 50 percent of the school day to participate in a Multi-Sensory Structured Language Instruction professional development training based on the Orton-Gillingham instructional approach. This instructional approach is a direct systematic...
Date(s): 3/13/2020 7:00 AM - 3/14/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Registration 2020: Focusing on Mathematics for the Future Productive Struggle with Engaging Tasks Math Identity and Student Agency Making Connections Technology to Enhance Learning Leveraging the Mathematices Teaching Practices Early registration is open until February 1, 2020. After February 1, the registration rate increases by $25. Registration Costs: Early Registration (through February 1): $125 Regular Registration Rate (including walk-in registration): $150 Please note that this rate...
Date(s): 3/14/2020 10:00 AM - 3/14/2020 1:30 PM
Description: Sponsored by VSDB Outreach Services and the Wildlife Center of Virginia in collaboration with VA Department of the Blind and Vision Impaired, VA Project for Children and Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness, VA Hands & Voices, and the Center for Family Involvement Join us as the Wildlife Center of Virginia showcases some of their rescued animals, while teaching us about mammals, birds, and reptiles! Related fun, educational activities will precede the show, and lunch for all will follow. This...
Date(s): 3/21/2020 8:00 AM - 3/21/2020 4:00 PM
Description: The Dyslexic Edge: Pathways to STEM Excellence Conference is where we begin to change the conversation about dyslexia education.   This conference is intended for: Educators Industry professionals Parents Students from kindergarten to the university level We will present a myriad of speakers, workshops, and panels all designed on how to best educate children with dyslexia so they ALL reach their full potential. Topics include: The science of dyslexia The STEM Dyslexia connection Best...
Date(s): 4/15/2020 9:00 AM - 4/15/2020 4:00 PM, 4/16/2020 9:00 AM - 4/16/2020 4:00 PM, 4/23/2020 9:00 AM - 4/23/2020 4:00 PM, 4/24/2020 9:00 AM - 4/24/2020 4:00 PM, 4/30/2020 9:00 AM - 4/30/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Evidence-based practices are a wide set of interventions that have established effectiveness in improving outcomes for children, families, and communities. School personnel that coordinate and support interventions as well as schools that participate in Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) may already be familiar with EBP. Community agencies (i.e., juvenile detention, community services boards, and social services) are beginning to put these practices in place as well. As the use of EBP...
Date(s): 4/20/2020 7:30 AM - 4/21/2020 3:30 PM, 4/23/2020 7:30 AM - 4/24/2020 3:30 PM
Description: Registration The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce the Family and Community Engagement Institute for federal program coordinators and other key instructional staff supporting programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).   The intended audience for the proposed institute is a team of local educational agency (LEA) school and division leaders, including representatives from special...
Date(s): 4/23/2020 9:00 AM - 4/23/2020 4:00 PM, 5/14/2020 9:00 AM - 5/14/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Registration- April 23, 2020 - Fairfax Registration- May 14, 2020 - Hampton Roads This event is for EFMP/SLO staff only!Our free training is for professionals who support military families who have students with disabilities. During this training, attendees will learn about best practices used in supporting military members, trends, and topics of interest to military families whose students receive Special Education services in Virginia. This year we will cover Early Childhood, Understanding...
Date(s): 4/25/2020 7:30 AM - 4/25/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Dr. Paul J. Riccomini will serve as keynote speaker on the topic of High-Leverage Practices and then moderator for panelists to follow, who will speak on the same theme. An experienced classroom teacher, author, mathematician, and leading special education expert, Dr. Paul J. Riccomini has taught mathematics to both general and special education students in inclusive settings in grades seven through twelve. He is co-author of the bestselling Response to Intervention in Math and Developing Number...
Date(s): 4/25/2020 9:00 AM - 4/25/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Registration The Family Engagement Summit "It Takes A Village: Partnering For Student Success" provides an interactive platform for real engagement to occur. Parental engagement is a key factor in obtaining higher student achievement. It has a significant effect throughout a child's school years. The research is resoundingly clear, parental engagement must be planned for and embedded in a whole school or service strategy. While schools and communities understand the importance of effectively...
Date(s): 4/28/2020 8:00 AM - 4/28/2020 4:00 PM, 4/29/2020 8:00 AM - 4/29/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Information & Registration The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS) at the Department of Criminal Justice Services(DCJS), is announcing the Safe and Supportive Schools Conference to be held April 28-29, 2020, in Charlottesville, Virginia. The theme for the Conference is “Navigating the Landscape of School Safety.” Attendees will learn about data-informed and impactful practices that advance school...
Date(s): 4/30/2020 9:00 AM - 4/30/2020 3:00 PM
Description: Receive updates about Early Childhood in Virginia to include Legislative Updates & Governor's Budget, Advocacy through VA Voices for Children, Seamless transition from Community College to GMU B.A. program, VA Quality, Early Childhood Mental Health, and the PDG B-5 Renewal Grant Invited Speakers include: Mary Beth Testa, Voices for Virginia's Children Julie Kidd, George Mason University Christine Schull, Northern Virginia Community College Kris Myers, Virginia Quality Bonnie Grifa, Virginia...
Date(s): 5/8/2020 9:00 PM - 5/8/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Registration The objective of this event is to provide relevant and up to date educational information to parent and professional advocates (paid and not paid) in order to empower them to positively support parents of children with disabilities in Virginia. Spaces are limited!LIMITED free overnight accommodations for those who live 60 miles away or more may be requested on a first come/first serve basis during the application process. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided to all attendees....
Date(s): 5/16/2020 8:00 AM - 5/16/2020 3:00 PM
Description: The Latino Outreach Summit (Spanish version available) has been created to provide a safe space for discussion and action to create better conditions for the Latinx community we serve around the state of Virginia. Join us for this important ONE DAY Summit that brings families and professionals together for a better understanding of diversity, culture, special education, and learning more about the needs of our community. The Summit will have experienced speakers, a variety of vendors providing...
Date(s): 6/15/2020 8:00 AM - 6/16/2020 4:00 PM
Description:  Speech Language Pathologists' (SLP) Summer Institute June 15 - 16, 2020 (a two-day conference) Best Western Hotel & Conference Center, Waynesboro 109 Apple Tree Lane (off I-64, Exit 94), Waynesboro, VA 22980   SAVE THE DATE - REGISTRATION OPENS MID-APRIL   This event is sponsored by Region 5 T/TAC in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education.
Date(s): 6/22/2020 1:00 PM - 6/22/2020 4:00 PM, 6/23/2020 1:00 PM - 6/23/2020 4:00 PM, 6/24/2020 9:00 AM - 6/24/2020 12:00 PM, 6/29/2020 1:00 PM - 6/29/2020 4:00 PM, 6/30/2020 1:00 PM - 6/30/2020 4:00 PM, 8/3/2020 1:00 PM - 8/3/2020 4:00 PM, 8/4/2020 2:00 PM - 8/4/2020 5:00 PM, 8/5/2020 1:00 PM - 8/5/2020 4:00 PM
Description: The IEP process is an art of collaborating with team members with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, backgrounds, perspectives, and individual concerns, and must navigate all of those while following procedures and regulations. This professional development workshop is designed to help school personnel enhance their capacity around participating in IEP meetings and connecting with families. Discussion will include a view from ‘both’ sides of the table and practical...
Date(s): 6/24/2020 - 6/25/2020
Description:  Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2020 Instruction for Successful Transition, Preparing All Learners for the Future  June 24-25, 2020, Richmond-Midlothian, Virginia (Specific location is being confirmed) Save these dates for the 14th annual ODUP Institute, Virginia’s Go-To event designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing and other educators who work directly with students who are d/hh! ODUP 2020 will continue its strong...