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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. A dedicated website is now available for you to book your hotel rooms online. Through this website you can book,...
Date(s): 7/11/2019 - 7/12/2019
Description: English Co-Teaching Pre-Registration Application The Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE’s) Office of Special Education Instructional Services, in collaboration with the Office of Humanities, will again sponsor the English Co-Teaching Academy: Addressing Non-Fiction and Writing in the Co-Taught Classroom. The Academy is designed for school teams of English and Special Education teachers working together to enhance all student outcomes, especially students with disabilities. The...
Date(s): 7/9/2019 2:00 PM - 7/9/2019 3:30 PM
Description: SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) invites you to join a training webinar designed to assist community organizations* in building long-term capacity to meet the needs of the people they support before, during, and after a disaster. Presenters will guide the audience through disaster preparedness training using a suite of training materials developed by BRSS TACS. They will emphasize the role of organizations at each stage...
Date(s): 7/9/2019 - 7/11/2019
Description: This is the sixth annual coaching academy for principals, assistant principals, instructional coaches, mentor teachers, and school and central office teacher leaders who want to improve their coaching skills and cultivate more professionally stimulating work environments for adult learning in their schools! 50 seats available Coffee at 8:30, Academy 9:00-3:30 Daily Cost: $550
Date(s): 7/1/2019 12:00 PM - 7/1/2019 1:00 PM
Description: Many kids who learn and think differently struggle with things like planning, organization, and working memory. But you can build these skills with a variety of strategies, games, and activities. Join psychologist Kristin Carothers, PhD, to learn about the key skills involved in executive function and how you can boost your child’s executive functioning skills.
Date(s): 6/26/2019 2:00 PM - 6/26/2019 2:45 PM
Description: Join Richard Kriner and Nancy Brooks-Lane for a spirited conversation about the Commonwealth of Virginia's statewide efforts to increase the employment outcomes for youth and adults with the most significant disabilities. Over the past year,  the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (VA DARS) and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) braided funding and resources for a statewide competency-based Discovery and Customized...
Date(s): 6/26/2019 8:30 AM - 6/27/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Information & Registration- One space available 6/5/2019 The AMSET academy is designed for mathematics and special educator co-teaching teams working together to enhance student outcomes, especially for students with disabilities. The academy will focus on: improving teacher content knowledge with foundational and current math research; expanding teachers understanding of effective special education pedagogy and specially designed instruction in mathematics; enhancing practical experiences...
Date(s): 6/26/2019 - 6/28/2019
Description: Registration Open - 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 This year's ODUP Institute, Virginia’s Go-To event in d/hh education is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of students who are deaf and hard of hearing (TODHH) and educators who work directly with students who are d/hh. ODUP 2019 will...
Date(s): 6/24/2019 12:00 PM - 6/24/2019 1:00 PM
Description: With summer break upon us, the constraints of the school year are gone. This can lead to behavior challenges for kids with ADHD. Mark Griffin, PhD, will be providing tips and answering your questions about ADHD and behavior.
Date(s): 6/24/2019 8:30 AM - 6/25/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Information & Registration The SPI in Biology academy is designed for biology and special education teachers to expand and enhance the performance of students with disabilities in more inclusive classroom settings. The academy will include discipline area content sessions as well as combined pedagogy sessions with opportunities to model effective instructional strategies and co-teaching practices to address the needs of students with...
Date(s): 6/24/2019 8:30 AM - 6/25/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Information & Registration- spaces available 6/5/2019 The Co-Teaching Elementary Reading/Math CTERM(K-5) academy is a two-day academy designed for elementary school general and special education teacher co-teaching teams who work together during math and reading instruction. The purpose of this academy is to enhance student outcomes by improving content understanding, pedagogical strategies for mathematics and reading, collaboration/co-teaching strategies, and specially designed instruction...
Date(s): 6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Description: Registration is no longer available. The 3-12 Adolescent Literacy Academy will explore ways that reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing can be improved in an educational context. Speakers in this academy will engage participants in reading & writing strategies, a literature based multi-genre project, culturally responsive literacy practices, current novels and films for adolescents, digital literacies such as the Furious Flower Poetry Archive, and much more. By engaging in...
Date(s): 6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Description: Registration - Spaces Available 6/5/2019 The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Instructional Services and Office of STEM, in collaboration with James Madison University, are sponsoring the 2019 Adapted Physical Education Content Teaching Academy (CTA). Requirements that are specific to this grant-funded CTA: Health and Physical Education teachers may enroll for attendance only credit of 30 hours (local school divisions will convert the hours to...
Date(s): 6/21/2019 8:00 AM - 6/21/2019 4:00 PM
Description: The Alternative Media Bootcamp at Virginia Tech will be held this year on Friday, June 21. First hosted in 2017, we’re bringing back this exciting opportunity to learn uncontracted, contracted and Nemeth Braille. We’re also expanding the program to include a second track on accessible educational materials (AEM). It will include up-to-date information on how to create, source or test educational materials for accessibility. Both tracks are appropriate for K-12 and...
Date(s): 6/17/2019 12:00 PM - 6/17/2019 1:00 PM
Description: Positive self-esteem can make a big difference for kids with dyslexia. In this webinar, clinical psychologist Roberto Olivardia, PhD, will lead a presentation followed by a short Q&A. Join us to learn how to talk to your child about dyslexia and build your child’s self-esteem.
Date(s): 6/17/2019 9:00 AM - 6/17/2019 3:00 PM
Description: Registration Join us for the 4th Annual PreK-Kindergarten Conference, where early childhood teachers and administrators come together to learn best practices for age-appropriate curriculum, assessment and instruction. This year’s conference will use the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program as a framework, providing classroom strategies and resources to help children strengthen their literacy, mathematics, self-regulation and social skills. Participants will leave with materials and...
Date(s): 6/17/2019 8:30 AM - 6/17/2019 4:30 PM
Description: Registration The 4th Annual PreK-Kindergarten Conference, where early childhood teachers and administrators come together to learn best practices for age-appropriate curriculum, assessment and instruction. This year’s conference will use the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program as a framework, providing classroom strategies and resources to help children strengthen their literacy, mathematics, self-regulation and social skills. Participants will leave with materials and practical ideas...
Date(s): 6/17/2019 8:00 AM - 6/18/2019 4:00 PM
Description: Registration for this event is closed. Please contact Yvonne Skingley at skinglyx@jmu.edu or 540.568.6746 if you have any questions or to be placed on the waitlist.   Speech Language Pathologists' (SLP) Summer Institute June 17 - 18, 2019 (a two-day conference) Best Western Hotel & Conference Center, Waynesboro 109 Apple Tree Lane (off I-64, Exit 94), Waynesboro, VA 22980   Times: Check-in & Breakfast 8:00 a.m. with presentations 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily   Cost/Payment:...
Date(s): 6/17/2019 - 6/18/2019
Description: This event is sponsored by Region 5 T/TAC in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education and provides up to 11 contact hours of continuing learning activities. This event may be used to fulfill the continuing competency requirements of the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and the Certification Maintenance Hours (CMH) required for renewal of the ASHA certificate of clinical competence.
Date(s): 6/13/2019 2:00 PM - 6/13/2019 3:30 AM
Description: Welcome to Early Childhood Investigations, a webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies, LLC. Documentation takes many forms and is used for several purposes. Most often, we think of documentation as a form of communication with families and the wider community. Yet, it can be so much more! True pedagogical documentation is a tool for responding to children’s ideas, planning next steps, authentic assessment, and reflection on our own practices and thinking. It informs our work as...
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): 6/4/2019 12:00 PM - 6/4/2019 1:00 PM
Description: What is the typical developmental of the human brain like and how does that differ in children subsequently diagnosed with autism.  Can understanding this development better provide us with clues into strategies that we can provide to support families of  children with autism and possibly improve the overall developmental trajectory. This webinar is presented by John W. Harrington, MD.
Date(s): 6/2/2019 - 6/5/2019
Description: Empowering early childhood professionals with fresh ideas and insights to participate in and facilitate the highest quality professional development.
Date(s): 5/22/2019 12:00 PM - 5/22/2019 1:00 PM
Description: The presenters, Dr. Christan Grygas Coogle and Lisa Terry, will discuss embedded learning opportunities and explore the implementation of the Instruction strand of the DEC Recommended Practices within embedded learning opportunities. The webinar is free but registration is needed. You do not need to be a member of DEC in order to attend. All are welcome!
Date(s): 5/8/2019 4:00 PM - 5/8/2019 5:00 PM
Description: This webinar will review the basics of pediatric audiology in a manner friendly to parents, educators, and developmental specialists, beginning with the anatomy of the ear and continuing through the methods of screening and assessment for young children. Finally, current options in pediatric rehabilitation and amplification will be discussed. Time will be given to cover attendee questions. Presenter: Daniel Shearer, a graduate of James Madison University, served as a pediatric audiologist at the...
Date(s): 5/7/2019 - 5/9/2019
Description: The National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute is one of the premier educational opportunities for anyone involved in the care and education of young children with special needs in inclusive settings. Dozens of world-class experts, dozens of groundbreaking sessions, free courses for CEUs—and an enduring impact. For over 15 years, the Inclusion Institute has drawn people from across the country and around the globe to Chapel Hill to learn about the latest research findings,...
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: Registration 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...
Date(s): 4/30/2019 - 5/3/2019
Description: The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) and the Pyramid Model Consortium are pleased to bring you this unique and inspiring professional development experience. NTI's format is designed to provide an in-depth learning experience built around the Pyramid Model. The Institute brings together experts from around the country who skillfully present three-hour workshops offering practical, ready-to-use information on social and emotional development. It...
Date(s): 4/30/2019 - 5/3/2019
Description: The 16th Annual Young Child Expo & Conference promises to be another highly rated inspiring professional development opportunity. Use this as your professional development days.  Learn effective interventions for young children from a wide range of experts. Return to your community refreshed & revitalized with new strategies to help young children. Be inspired by wonderful keynotes & presentations that will allow you to learn methods to...
Date(s): 4/27/2019 9:00 AM - 4/27/2019 2:00 PM
Description: Families formed through foster care, adoption, and kinship care 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, parents, caregivers and social service and education professionals will choose from sessions presented by experts in education and child welfare. Children will have a blast at GMU's outdoor experiential...
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): 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): 4/25/2019 7:30 AM - 4/25/2019 4:45 PM
Description: This summit has been expanded! There are spots available! 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...
Date(s): 4/17/2019 2:00 PM - 4/17/2019 2:45 PM
Description: Employment specialists should understand and be proficient at developing specific workplace supports to ensure a customized employee completes negotiated job tasks. This webcast will provide a review of validated instructional strategies that can be used to develop the workplace supports necessary for job task completion.  Specifically, the webcast will review how to develop a task analysis and use validated instructional strategies that promote the acquisition and maintenance of negotiated...
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): 4/17/2019 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 communication....
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): 4/9/2019 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): 4/8/2019 12:00 PM
Description: Registration If a child is receiving services in an early intervention program, the child may qualify to receive services in early childhood special education. This transition from early intervention to early childhood special education can be an exciting time as it marks growth and new opportunities. Parents may have questions about what will happen during the transition as well as questions about early childhood special education. In this webinar, a description of early childhood special...
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): 4/7/2019 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): 4/6/2019 9:00 AM - 4/6/2019 11:00 AM
Description: Even young children can experience stress and anxiety. Inappropriate behaviors and meltdowns can be the result of this stress. All children will benefit from learning self-calming skills, but for some children, learning this skill is so essential to their success at school that it's important for teachers to focus on it as well. Learn how to help a child identify with their emotions and access calming strategies before they become “out of control”. Cost: $20.50
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): 4/3/2019 4:00 PM - 4/3/2019 5:00 PM
Description: Have you ever been a bit confused about which agency does what to help you prepare your students for life after high school? Join us as representatives of each of the agencies that serve our students with blindness, visual impairment, and/or deaf-blindness gather to give you a summary of services available and who to contact! Put faces together with names, and agencies with roles! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar containing information about joining the...
Date(s): 4/3/2019 - 4/6/2019
Description: The conference begins Wednesday, April 3 with the Annual Meeting Opening Session followed by the MET Celebration in SoCal (tickets required). Enjoy three exciting days of sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, product demonstrations, and time to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of your peers. The latest teaching trends and topics will include: Assessment: Eliciting and Using Student Thinking Building on Students’ Strengths: Practices That Challenge, Engage, and Empower...
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): 3/30/2019 7:45 AM - 3/30/2019 12:00 PM
Description: Wings for All is designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with a disability experience when traveling by air.  The program provides families with the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtain boarding passes, go through security and board a plane.  Wings for All also gives airport, airline, Transportation Security Administration professionals and other personnel the opportunity to observe, interact and deliver their services in a...
Date(s): 3/27/2019 9:00 AM - 3/29/2019 3:00 PM
Description: Join PEATC and VDOE for 3 vibrant days to explore and learn valuable ways for communicating with professionals involved with your family. While Special Education is always included it is the NOT the main focus of this training.   We will focus on developing: Strategies for finding and using state and local resources for your family Effective ways to impact outcomes for your family and others Skills from other families who are navigating on a similar path Strategies for engaging families in...
Date(s): 3/25/2019 9:00 AM - 3/26/2019 3:00 PM
Description: An exciting opportunity for parents new to the world of Special Education. PEATC's Parent Institute is a great opportunity for Virginia Parents to gather, collaborate, grow, and learn together. This event is free, but more importantly, this training opportunity gives participants a chance to engage directly with the presenters who are leaders in their fields. WHO SHOULD APPLY? Parents who are new to the Special Education process interested in taking the next steps towards collaborating as parent...
Date(s): 3/22/2019
Description: Details to be announced. Registration Information: VCMS members: Free, VCMS non-members: $20