Calendar of Agency-sponsored Events

The Agency's calendar of events is designed to be used as a planning tool for educators in the field. The calendar lists Agency-sponsored events that are intended to benefit service providers, educators, and administrators.

July

31

Jul

L/RSB Summer Conference

This year’s L/RSB Summer Conferences will focus on proposed revisions to the Educator Licensing Rules and Relicensing, Endorsements, Core Standards and Progressions, and the Vermont Online Licensure System.

August

4 - 13

Aug

MSP Grant Next Generation Science Leadership Institute

5

Aug

L/RSB Summer Conference

This year’s L/RSB Summer Conferences will focus on proposed revisions to the Educator Licensing Rules and Relicensing, Endorsements, Core Standards and Progressions, and the Vermont Online Licensure System.

7 - 8

Aug

Item and Bias/Sensitivity Review for the 2015 NECAP Science Assessment

7

Aug

L/RSB Summer Conference

This year’s L/RSB Summer Conferences will focus on proposed revisions to the Educator Licensing Rules and Relicensing, Endorsements, Core Standards and Progressions, and the Vermont Online Licensure System.

11 - 15

Aug

Child Nutrition Programs Summer Institute

11 - 13

Aug

Developing and Implementing Personalized Learning Plans in Vermont’s Schools "This Time it’s Personal"

This 3-day institute will examine strategies and practices that support the development and implementation of Personalized Learning Plans and will showcase exemplary initiatives happening in some of Vermont’s schools that provide students with unique opportunities for learning.

* For more information and to register email Richard Reardon

14

Aug

VT Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) Meeting

The VSBPE is a 13-member, teacher majority, policy-making board appointed by the Governor. The Board’s purpose is to oversee the training, licensing and professional standards of teachers and administrators. Its overarching goal is promotion of educator quality.

19

Aug

State Board of Education Meeting

The State Board provides leadership, support, and oversight to ensure that the Vermont public education system enables each student to be successful. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

21

Aug

Peer Review Clinic

The agency offers monthly peer review clinics to provide support for candidates who are considering peer review or who would like a consultation as they prepare their portfolios.

* Enter the City Place building via the side entrance, take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Room 304 is left off the elevators.

18 - 20

Aug

Access for Success: Academic Instruction & Assessment for Students with Significant Disabilities

This free, three-day conference will be held on August 18-20, 2014, at the Hampton Inn in Colchester, VT, and will provide educators with information and resources related to instruction and assessment of students with significant cognitive disabilities. Focused on the standards-based learning targets and curriculum-connected instruction, participants will add to their toolbox of interventions and materials that support these goals.

14

Aug

Save the Date: Pathway to School Effectiveness

A training for schools and districts that are required to develop AYP plans in the 2014-15 school year. Invitations and more information will be sent via e-mail by August 6, 2014.

* Question? Contact Carol Duley, 802-479-1279, carol.duley@state.vt.us or Ken Remsen, 802-479-1444, ken.remsen@state.vt.us

3 - 8

Aug

VSI Science and Engineering Academy

The VSI Science and Engineering Academy will focus on the knowledge and strategies teachers need to help students engage in science and engineering explorations as well as provide support as they implement their understanding to the classroom. Sunday 4:00-7:00 PM, Monday and Tuesday 8:30-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday-Friday 8:30-4:00, plus 3 Follow up dates during the school year TBD.

September

10

Sep

Federal Grants Management Training

Detailed agenda and registration information will be available soon.

18

Sep

Peer Review Clinic

The agency offers monthly peer review clinics to provide support for candidates who are considering peer review or who would like a consultation as they prepare their portfolios.

23

Sep

Implementing a High Functioning Multi-tiered System of Support for All Students (Colchester)

For educators at all levels in the district, school and classroom interested in creating and sustaining an inventive and accountable MTSS system. The focus will be on creating effective: classrooms grounded in MTSS practice; school leadership and the role of teams; effective special and related services in an MTSS school and classroom; and balanced assessment planning to serve instructional excellence and learning

24

Sep

Implementing a High Functioning Multi-tiered System of Support for All Students (Killington)

For educators at all levels in the district, school and classroom interested in creating and sustaining an inventive and accountable MTSS system. The focus will be on creating effective: classrooms grounded in MTSS practice; school leadership and the role of teams; effective special and related services in an MTSS school and classroom; and balanced assessment planning to serve instructional excellence and learning

16

Sep

State Board of Education Meeting

The State Board provides leadership, support, and oversight to ensure that the Vermont public education system enables each student to be successful. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

October

21

Oct

State Board of Education Meeting

The State Board provides leadership, support, and oversight to ensure that the Vermont public education system enables each student to be successful. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

23

Oct

Federal Grants Management Training

Detailed agenda and registration information will be available soon.

November

18

Nov

State Board of Education Meeting

The State Board provides leadership, support, and oversight to ensure that the Vermont public education system enables each student to be successful. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

20 - 21

Nov

Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Meeting the Challenge of Individual Differences

This conference is designed for all educators within district, school classroom with a focus on: the cognitive sciences base for UDL and the future of the work; school-wide structures, supports and roles needed to implement UDL effectively. Role of principal, department chairs, classroom teachers or co-teachers, special educators; establishing clear goals, assessment and evaluation structures and methods and materials; and lesson development guidelines and classroom based learning experiences using UDL.

2015

March

27

Mar

23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference

Save the Date for the 23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference.