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Date(s): 4/26/2023 8:00 AM - 4/27/2023 4:00 PM
Description: Registration is Open! The Virginia Department of Education’s Assistive Technology Network is hosting the 2023 TechKnowledgy Conference in Glen Allen, VA. TechKnowledgy is back and we’re celebrating 22+ years of inspiring others! This two-day conference provides an opportunity to learn new information, practice new skills, engage in Maker’s activities, create Assistive Technology (AT) supports, network, and gather and share resources about assistive and...
Date(s): 2/23/2023 3:30 PM - 2/23/2023 4:45 PM, 3/23/2023 3:30 PM - 3/23/2023 4:45 PM
Description: Register for Leading the Way to Excellence in AT Services Book Study - Providing an education to all students requires a variety of professionals working together to support students. Technology is a critical component of all classrooms, and assistive technology (AT) is a necessary component of classrooms that are effective in supporting students with disabilities. Providing effective AT services in schools requires an administrator who can address it from each of these unique...
Date(s): 3/1/2023, 5/1/2023 - 5/1/2024
Description: Superintendent's Memo #039-23- More Information and Application Process - The Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE’s), Department of Special Education and Student Services is announcing its fifth cohort of the Journey into Teaching Academy. The Academy is a yearlong professional development initiative for teachers completing their second year of teaching by the end of the 2022-2023 school year (SY) and entering their third year of teaching during the 2023-2024 SY as a...
Date(s): 3/29/2023 6:00 PM - 3/29/2023
Description: This will be an evening of disability awareness and empowerment with screenings of various films produced through collaboration with three programs at James Madison University: I’m Determined (IMD), the Health Education Design Group (HEDG), and the Disability-inclusive Sexual Health Network (DSHN). The showcase and panel discussions at Court Square Theater will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Doors open at 5:30. The even is free and open to the public.
Date(s): 4/21/2023 8:00 AM - 4/21/2023 4:30 PM
Description: Researchers, self-advocates, parents/caregivers, providers and anyone interested are invited to attend. Research Keynote: Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, Vanderbilt University Self-advocate Keynote: Daniel Durany, M.S.A., speaker, author, sports official Additional presentations by VTCAR faculty and alumni plus special needs financial planning and other autism resources.
Date(s): 5/16/2023 - 5/18/2023
Description: Registration for the 2023 International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute is open! The theme this year is: ‘Committing to Communities Where Everyone Belongs.’ Sadia Batool is the keynote speaker. Sadia is Family Lead for Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) for the PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning and will be presenting ‘Under the Sun EVERYONE belongs - Reimagining INCLUSION across settings.’ This year’s event will once again...
Date(s): 5/24/2023, 5/25/2023, 5/26/2023 - 3/26/2023
Description: VCASE will be presenting the 2023 Spring Conference at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Hotel. When: Wednesday May 24, 10:00am to Friday, May 26, 12:00pm
Date(s): 6/13/2023 - 6/15/2023
Description: More Information - 2023 I'm Determined Youth & Family Summit The Youth and Parent Summit is a three-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities. Date: June 13-15, 2023 (Tuesday evening-Thursday afternoon) Location: Festival Conference...
Date(s): 6/22/2023 - 6/23/2023
Description: Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential 2023: Evolution in Education (In-Person Professional Development Event) Proposals for presentations are being accepted between now and March 10, 2023 for the 17th annual Opening Doors – Unlocking Potential 2023 professional development event focusing on Evolution in Education. ODUP 2023 is returning to an in-person event and will continue its strong focus on effective strategies to positively impact academic outcomes for students who are deaf and hard of...
Date(s): 6/25/2023 - 6/27/2023
Description: The Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals (VAESP) is hosting its annual conference on June 25 - June 27, 2023 at the Hilton Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. The theme of this year's conference is "Watershed: Our Moment is Now." The Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals is accepting proposals through March 3, 2023. Cost: $145-$749
Date(s): 6/26/2023 - 6/29/2023
Description: Registration coming soon! The Special Education Teacher Support Academy (SETSA) seeks 100 early-career special education teachers (up to their third year) and 20 veteran special education teachers, who may apply to be coaches, across Virginia to participate in the four-day event. The academy will focus on providing new special education teachers with learning opportunities and strategies in professional knowledge, learning environment, instructional planning, instructional delivery, and...
Date(s): 6/26/2023, 6/27/2023, 6/28/2023, 6/29/2023 - 3/29/2023
Description: CTA will provide a robust and quality conference for a variety of educators. More information and registration will be added when it becomes available.
Date(s): 6/27/2023 9:00 AM - 6/27/2023 3:00 PM, 6/28/2023 8:00 AM - 6/28/2023 12:00 PM
Description: Register for the Parent Institute - Parent Institute is for parents who are NEW to the special education process in Virginia. This training is designed to be the first step for parents in becoming collaborative leaders. Parent Institute connects new parents with resources and guidance in navigating special education in Virginia. Participants will be introduced to the special education process, discover new resources, and have opportunities to network. This is a free 2-day IN PERSON event....
Date(s): 8/8/2023 8:45 AM - 8/8/2023 3:00 PM, 8/9/2023 8:00 AM - 8/9/2023 3:00 PM, 8/10/2023 8:00 AM - 8/10/2023 12:00 PM
Description: An exciting opportunity for parents who are familiar with the world of Special Education. This means your child has been involved in special education for four (4) years or more. This research-based training will provide parents of children with disabilities with information and resources to become active leaders in policy development and evaluation. Upon completion of this interactive training, attendees will have the tools to work to improve educational outcomes for students receiving special...