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.

April

23

Apr

Early Education Initiative (EEI) Grants Technical Assistance

Registration: Email shirley.rawson@state.vt.us (Please provide the following information when registering the name of your supervisory union/district, name of contact person, position, email address and phone number.)

29

Apr

Communicating School Redesign through the Youth-Adult Partnership Lens Seminar

Who should come? Youth-adult teams interested in learning more about the art and science of communications theory and practice, as it relates to the current roll-out of Act 77.

30

Apr

Special Education Advisory Council Meeting

The Vermont Special Education Advisory Council (VTSEAC) typically meets on the third Wednesday of each month, September to June, to review topics in special education.

30

Apr

Vermont Science Teachers’ Association Conference

This annual conference features a variety of Vermont educators sharing examples of science instruction and innovative planning.

May

1

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

2

May

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Training Institute

Registration due date: April 22, 2014

7

May

Swift at SWIS (Webinar)

This two-hour webinar is for schools that choose SWIS as their data-based information system. School Leadership Teams will identify a few individuals to participate in this training. This webinar can also be a “refresher” for schools already using SWIS.

8

May

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.

9

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals (2)

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

9

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

9

May

Data-Tools to Keep You in Sync with Your Students

Imagine a suite of simple tools that would organize all of your assignments & students' work in one place. In this WORKshop, participants will spend most of the time using these tools in ways that make sense for them and their students.

* There is a $175 fee

9

May

Swift at SWIS Webinar

This two-hour webinar is for schools that choose SWIS as their data-based information system. School Leadership Teams will identify a few individuals to participate in this training. This webinar can also be a “refresher” for schools already using SWIS.

14

May

VTPBiS Targeted (Tier 2) Orientation Webinar

The school coordinator, SU/District coordinator, and interested team members will be provided with the necessary information to help support the School Leadership Team's readiness activities for training at the Targeted Level. This is a two-hour webinar.

15 - 16

May

Bring the Maker Movement to your School!

Learn about Squishy Circuits, E-Textiles, Maker Labs and other trending technologies in education at the Dynamic Landscapes Conference, May 15-16, 2014 at Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont. Delivered by: Vita-Learn, sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Education.

16

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals (2)

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

16

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

16

May

Vermont Professional Learning Network: Leadership Series in the Era of the Common Core

Lead by Dr. Carr, Vermont Administrative Teams from around the state will emerge as a community of learners both at these sessions and online through blog posts, online discussions and sharing of supports, examples, and information.

19

May

Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Advisory Council

The Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Advisory Council envisions inclusive, healthy, and collaborative learning environments for all Vermont schools that are free of bullying, hazing, and harassment.

20

May

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.

22

May

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. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

* Enter the City Place building via the side entrance, take the elevator to the 4th floor. Room 423 is right off the elevators through the glass door.

23

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

28

May

VTPBiS Data Days Webinars

This two-hour webinar will offer VTPBiS school and SU/District coordinators a process for facilitating data days for school leadership teams to review the status of their PBIS Universal, Targeted and/or Intensive supports and act upon data to improve their behavior outcomes.

29

May

SAVE THE DATE: Assessment Options for Students with Special Assessment Needs

The VT Agency of Education will be hosting a conference on Assessment Options for Student with Special Assessment Needs which will provide an introduction to Vermont’s two new assessments: Smarter Balanced (SBAC) and Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM). Strategies and information needed to complete assessment participation components of IEPs, 504 Plans or EST Plans will be emphasized.

30

May

Balanced Accountability Model - Breakfast Conversations for School Principals & Assistant Principals

With the input of initial stakeholders, the AOE has begun development of this model: Balanced Accountability Model. The AOE and the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) are now partnering to facilitate a series of statewide breakfast conversations for principals and assistant principals about the Balanced Accountability Model.

30

May

Vermont Special Education Advisory Council Meeting

The Vermont Special Education Advisory Council (VTSEAC) typically meets on the third Wednesday of each month, September to June, to review topics in special education.

June

12

Jun

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.

19

Jun

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. The board meets monthly to discuss topical education-related issues.

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

25

Jun

Special Education Advisory Council Meeting

The Vermont Special Education Advisory Council (VTSEAC) typically meets on the third Wednesday of each month, September to June, to review topics in special education.

July

18

Jul

Adult Secondary Education (ASE) Training Institute

This hands-on session is for staff working with students at the adult secondary education level and is organized around the topic of assessing adult students’ learning from prior experience.

August

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

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.

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.

2015

March

27

Mar

23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference

Save the Date for the 23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference.

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