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.

December

4

Dec

State Board of Education Legislative Committee Meeting

4

Dec

Instructional Leadership Toolkit: Science Strand (Day 2)

The LAPDA organization is offering a professional development series for Vermont science educators to strengthen leadership skills in providing constructive feedback and guidance for teachers as they begin to implement Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in their classrooms.

10

Dec

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.

17

Dec

Webinar: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School – Third Grade

Review the general architecture of the Next Generation Science Standards and the specific expectations for third grade. Then learn how to use the standards to plan curriculum and instruction. During this 90-minute web seminar, you will also have an opportunity to deepen their understanding of how the three dimensions of NGSS (practices, core ideas, and crosscutting concepts) are designed to blend together during classroom instruction; dive in to one or two examples of what the teaching and learning to achieve NGSS looks like in a third grade classroom; and discuss instructional practices with other third grade teachers and begin the development of a grade-level community in the NSTA Learning Center to support students learning.

2015

January

21

Jan

Webinar: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School – Fourth Grade

Review the general architecture of the Next Generation Science Standards and the specific expectations for fourth grade. Then learn how to use the standards to plan curriculum and instruction. During this 90-minute web seminar, you will also have an opportunity to deepen their understanding of how the three dimensions of NGSS (practices, core ideas, and crosscutting concepts) are designed to blend together during classroom instruction; dive in to one or two examples of what the teaching and learning to achieve NGSS looks like in a fourth grade classroom; and discuss instructional practices with other fourth grade teachers and begin the development of a grade-level community in the NSTA Learning Center to support students learning.

February

18

Feb

Webinar: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School – Fifth Grade

Review the general architecture of the Next Generation Science Standards and the specific expectations for fifth grade. Then learn how to use the standards to plan curriculum and instruction. During this 90-minute web seminar, you will also have an opportunity to deepen their understanding of how the three dimensions of NGSS (practices, core ideas, and crosscutting concepts) are designed to blend together during classroom instruction; dive in to one or two examples of what the teaching and learning to achieve NGSS looks like in a fifth grade classroom; and discuss instructional practices with other fifth grade teachers and begin the development of a grade-level community in the NSTA Learning Center to support students learning.

5

Feb

Building Youth Developmental Assets in School Communities: An Implementation Workshop

This no-cost training prepares participants to effectively implement the Search Institute's Developmental Assets into the school community in order to spread the message further, faster, and easier to sustain the momentum within the school system.

March

27

Mar

23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference

Save the Date for the 23rd Annual Kindergarten Conference.