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Combined Incident Reporting Software

Combined Incident Reporting Software (CIRS) assists in the gathering of information related to violations of school policies, state or federal statutes or regulations.

Please contact the department's Helpdesk at (802) 479-1044 with questions regarding data collections.

Prekindergarten Exclusionary Discipline Data Collection

To meet obligations related to Universal Pre-Kindergarten (PreK) suspension and expulsion data collection, prequalified private and public PreK programs must complete this incident report for each child who is suspended for two or more hours out of the 10 entitled PreK hours per week due to behavioral or disciplinary reasons. Within five school calendar days from the date of the incident, submit this report to the designated contact for the child’s school district of residence.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 1, 2018 (All day)

Vermont Proficiency-Based Learning EdCamp (Lyndon Institute)

Agency of Education Proficiency-Based Learning (PBL) Edcamps will be held on March 1, 2018 at Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, VT.

Learn more and register for Vermont Proficiency-Based Learning EdCamp.

For more information, please contact members of the Proficiency-Based Learning Team: Greg.Young@vermont.gov, Margaret.Carrera-Bly@vermont.gov, or Emily.Titterton@vermont.gov.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:30pm

Continuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions - CANCELLED

The Agency of Education is offering a free opportunity to engage in a collaborative workgroup series with the purpose of learning and applying the continuous improvement process for developing, implementing, and submitting continuous improvement plans.  There are three sessions in this learning series. 

Organizing and Planning for Continuous Improvement Using an Improvement Science Approach

Content: During each workgroup sessions, participants will engage in collaborative learning about the improvement science approach to continuous improvement, as well as the processes and practices within the phases of the continuous improvement process.

Audience: Ideally SU/SD teams comprised of the superintendent and/or directors of curriculum, a principal, and at least one educator. Maximum 5 per team.

Dates: September 7, 2017; December 5, 2017; March 8, 2018 - December & March dates have been CANCELLED

Each session will be held from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM   Please come prepared with your own beverages and food for the day or feel free to purchase locally.  There is a limit of 35 people per session; an additional series will be added if needed.

Location: Agency of Education, 219 North Main Street, Barre, VT 05641- 3rd Floor, Conference Room 304

Cost: FREE

Design: In-person sessions include co-learning and co-design opportunities, followed by an action period during which time participants apply learning in their school settings through developing their continuous improvement plans.

RegisterContinuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Location: Hampton Inn, Colchester, VT

This Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) is a full-day workshop or half-day refresher provides training in a safe, non-harmful behavior management system designed to help human service workers provide for the best possible care, welfare and safety of children who become out-of-control or physically aggressive.Who should attend? Anyone is welcome. It is recommended that participants attend in teams. Who should attend? Anyone is welcome. It is recommended that participants attend in teams. Completion of the 8-hour training leads to CPI certification. If you have already completed CPI training within the last 12 months, there is a 3 hour CPI refresher to review CPI principles and strategies as well as opportunities for practice and problem-solving. Completion of this training will result in re-certification. Registration forms are due ten days before the scheduled training you plan to attend. Space is limited and participants will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis!

Details and registration.

Please visit Vermont PBiS regularly for an updated list of dates and locations.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool Reliability Training with Pat Snyder (March 2018)

Location: Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington, VT

Audience: Individuals active in training, coaching, technical assistance, or support to teachers currently engaged in implementing the Pyramid Model and/or Pyramid Plus Approach.

The Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) for Preschool Classrooms reliability training prepares attendees to assess preschool teacher implementation of the Pyramid Model practices using the TPOT instrument. Register for TPOT Reliability Training.

Contact: Leslie Freedman, PreK Inclusion Coordinator at leslie.freedman@vermont.gov

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:00pm

Comprehensive Assessment Recovery Effort (CARE) Training Opportunity (NORTH)

Mason's C.A.R.E. (Comprehensive Assessment Recovery Effort) training will be held at the Green Mountain Technical Center in Hyde Park, Vermont on March 19-20, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Audience: Members of School-based Education Support Teams (EST) or Targeted Teams attending as a team

Training opportunity for school members of education support teams sponsored by The Vermont Freemasons, The Vermont Agency of Education, and Vermont Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs. This training is designed to provide strategies for improved and efficient functioning of a School’s Educational Support Team or Targeted Team. The two-day workshop builds educators skills in identifying at-risk students and providing appropriate guidance. No cost to participants. Learn more information about the training. Register for C.A.R.E. Training Opportunity.

Questions: Contact Sabine Baldwin at sabine.baldwin@vermont.gov  

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 8:30am to Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

Comprehensive Assessment Recovery Effort (CARE) Training Opportunity (SOUTH)

Mason's C.A.R.E. (Comprehensive Assessment Recovery Effort) training will be held at the NewsBank Conference Center, Chester, Vermont on March 22-23, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Audience: Members of School-based Education Support Teams (EST) or Targeted Teams attending as a team

Training opportunity for school members of education support teams sponsored by The Vermont Freemasons, The Vermont Agency of Education, and Vermont Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs. This training is designed to provide strategies for improved and efficient functioning of a School’s Educational Support Team or Targeted Team. The two-day workshop builds educators skills in identifying at-risk students and providing appropriate guidance. No cost to participants. Learn more information about the training. Register for C.A.R.E. Training Opportunity.

Questions: Contact Sabine Baldwin at sabine.baldwin@vermont.gov  

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

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Barre, VT 05641

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