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Understanding the NGSS Through a Proficiency-based Lens

Location: Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, VT

Time: 9am-3pm

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Administrators

Practice unpacking the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), build proficiency scales and begin or continue building a coherent K-12, 7-12 and/or 9-12 science curriculum. Learn about the strategies and tools that will help you implement the NGSS in your school and district. This workshop will be used as a spring board into future professional learning surrounding performance assessments, curriculum alignment, and building three dimensional lessons. Register for Understanding the NGSS through a Proficiency-based Lens.

Contact: Margaret Carrera-Bly

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Master Class on Early Childhood (August)

Location: Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington, VT

Audience: Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education Higher Ed Faculty Members and Instructors

Topic: High Quality Inclusive Practices: Preparing Early Childhood Professionals to Support Each and Every Young Child and Family

Description: Master Class is free, full-day professional development offering to help faculty and instructors discover and use current evidence-based content, practices, and resources in their courses. Learn more and register for Master Classes.

Contact: Camille Catlett at (919) 966-6635 or camille.catlett@unc.edu
 

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

CACFP New Manager's Training

This training is a great opportunity for new directors, managers, cooks or any other CACFP staff to receive in depth training regarding CACFP. Participants will learn about recordkeeping, determining income eligibility, expense logs, claims submission, sponsorship responsibilities, menu planning, meal production records, portion size, meal service, basic kitchen, and food safety requirements. It is also a great refresher course for anyone who has participated in the program for many years. This training can count toward your annual training requirements. Register for the CACFP New Manager's Training

Location:  219 North Main Street, Room 304, Barre, VT 05641

Contact: Becca Cochran, (802) 479-1192, rebecca.cochran@vermont.gov 

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (Newport)

Dates: August 25, 2018 and August 26, 2018

Location: Newport City Inn & Suites, Newport, VT

Introductory trainings are appropriate for new Teaching Strategies GOLD users.  Discover how to make the most of MyTeachingStrategies™ as you explore the Teach, Assess, Develop, Report, and Family areas. Learn to address the objectives for development and learning, conduct objective observations of children, determine what children know and can do, and use assessment information to plan developmentally appropriate experiences. Participants are expected to attend both days of the training from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note: The minimum number of participants for trainings is 15 and the maximum is 20. Please contact Shirley Rawson at shirley.rawson@vermont.gov if you have any questions. Learn more and register for this session.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

PEER REVIEW CLINIC

Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018  (4:00PM– 6:00PM)

Location: Agency of Education, 219 North Main Street, Room 304 in Barre, VT

More information may be found on the Peer Review page.

Contact to register: AOE.PeerReview@vermont.gov

Peer Review Clinics are for educators that are interested in learning more about the Peer Review program. There is limited space available, so please register in advance.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Refresher Training (Bennington)

Location: Bennington Area, TBD

Refresher trainings are appropriate for veteran users of Teaching Strategies GOLD in need of guidance. In this class, you will navigate what is new, what is similar, and what has changed with the MyTeachingStrategies™ platform. Bring your questions on documentation, checkpoints, reports, and/or on any other GOLD area. Participants are expected to attend the one-day training from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note: The minimum number of participants for trainings is 15 and the maximum is 20. Please contact Shirley Rawson at shirley.rawson@vermont.gov if you have any questions. Learn more and register for this session.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (Bennington)

Dates: August 30, 2018 and August 31, 2018

Location: Hampton Inn by Hilton, Bennington, VT

Introductory trainings are appropriate for new Teaching Strategies GOLD users.  Discover how to make the most of MyTeachingStrategies™ as you explore the Teach, Assess, Develop, Report, and Family areas. Learn to address the objectives for development and learning, conduct objective observations of children, determine what children know and can do, and use assessment information to plan developmentally appropriate experiences. Participants are expected to attend both days of the training from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note: The minimum number of participants for trainings is 15 and the maximum is 20. Please contact Shirley Rawson at shirley.rawson@vermont.gov if you have any questions. Learn more and register for this session.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, August 31, 2018 - 4:00pm

Master Class on Early Childhood (September)

Location: Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington, VT

Audience: Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education Higher Ed Faculty Members and Instructors

Topic: Incorporating the Full and Equitable Participation Principles in Your Courses

Description: Master Class is free, full-day professional development offering to help faculty and instructors discover and use current evidence-based content, practices, and resources in their courses. Learn more and register for Master Classes.

Contact: Camille Catlett at (919) 966-6635 or camille.catlett@unc.edu

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (South Burlington - Day One)

Dates: September 8, 2018 and September 22, 2018

Location: Holiday Inn, South Burlington, VT

Introductory trainings are appropriate for new Teaching Strategies GOLD users.  Discover how to make the most of MyTeachingStrategies™ as you explore the Teach, Assess, Develop, Report, and Family areas. Learn to address the objectives for development and learning, conduct objective observations of children, determine what children know and can do, and use assessment information to plan developmentally appropriate experiences. Participants are expected to attend both days of the training from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note: The minimum number of participants for trainings is 15 and the maximum is 20. Please contact Shirley Rawson at shirley.rawson@vermont.gov if you have any questions. Learn more and register for this session.

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Music Learning Target Work Session

Audience: Music Teachers

Location: Springfield High School, Springfield, VT

In this work session music teachers will receive a brief overview of the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS). Topics that will be addressed include: standards and proficiency-based learning, the use of learning targets, aligning your units with NCAS, and practical ways to implement these aspects in the art room. Educators will be put into working groups to write learning targets that can be used across classrooms and contexts. Educators will unpack the standards to create a deeper understanding, share what they are doing in the classroom, and work alongside one another. PreK-12 music teachers welcome. Space is limited. Register for Music Learning Target Work Session.

Contact: Emily Titterton at emily.titterson@vermont.gov

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:30pm

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