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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.

Monday, November 21, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Homeless Education Grant for FY 18

Purpose:  To ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including public preschool education, provided to other children and youth with the opportunity to meet the same challenging state content and state student performance standards to which all students are held. McKinney-Vento requires the removal of barriers to the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of homeless children and youth.

Minimum Grant Request: $5,000

Maximum Amount per LEA: $20,000

Administrative Costs: Up to 5% of grant total

Individual or Consortium Application: The Agency of Education (AOE) will accept applications from individual LEAs or a consortium of LEAs. If applying for a consortium grant, the amount the consortium requests cannot exceed $20,000 per LEA member.

Grant Period: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Application Due Date: June 23, 2017

Contact: Deborah Ormsbee, (802) 479-1370

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:15pm to Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

Spring Census and SECT

The Spring Census is an updated list of Vermont public school students with attendance and absence information. The Agency of Education is also required to collect data regarding student courses in such a way to allow the linkage of students with teachers and to provide the state with student transcript information. The Student Educator Course Transcript (SECT) is the mechanism for collecting such data, including courses taken, credits earned and so on.​

Spring Census – Due date July 14, 2017

SECT – Due date August 15, 2017

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

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (All day) to Monday, August 14, 2017 (All day)

2017 BEST/MTSS Summer Institute

This learning opportunity and related costs are eligible for BEST/Act 230 funding. Please visit Vermont PBiS regularly for an updated list of dates and locations.

Location: Killington Grand Resort, Killington, VT

Cost: $572/person

More Information: Available after March 1, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 29, 2017 (All day)

Peer Review Clinic - FULL

No additional registrations for this clinic date will be taken, please review the calendar of events for future available dates.

Date: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 4:00PM-6:00PM (2nd clinic for June)

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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (All day)

Vermont Science Initiative NGSS Science Leader Program

Date:  July 9-14, 2017

Times: Sunday 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.;  Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Wednesday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.;  Plus three school year follow up dates TBD

Location: Lyndon State College, Lyndonville

Contact: Renee Affolter  or Deanna Bailey 

The Vermont Science Initiative (VSI) NGSS Science Leadership Program will help build in-house capacity for science professional development. The program will develop science education leaders across Vermont who can support other teachers in understanding the shifts in the NGSS by facilitating professional development in their own supervisory union/district using the research-based Next Generation Science Exemplar System for professional learning (NGSX).  Kicks off with a summer institute July 9-14, 2017.  Stipend, use of materials and NGSX, and ongoing support as leaders implement the PD is provided. Learn more and apply online

Sunday, July 9, 2017 (All day) to Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day)

Vermont Science Initiative NGSS Science Leader Program

Dates: July 9 - 14, 2017 plus three days TBD in 2017-2018 school year

Times: Sunday 4 p.m. -7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday 8:30 - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.,  Wednesday-Friday 8:30 - 4 p.m. , plus three follow-up dates during the school year TBD.     

Location: Lyndon State College

Contact: Pat Fitzsimmons, Math/Science Partnership Program Manager, (802) 479-1425

The Vermont Science Initiative (VSI) NGSS Science Leadership Program will help build in-house capacity for science professional learning. The program will develop science education leaders across Vermont who can support other teachers in understanding the shifts in the NGSS by facilitating professional learning in their own supervisory union/district using the research-based Next Generation Science Exemplar System for professional learning (NGSX).  This opportunity kicks off with a summer institute July 9-14, 2017.  Stipend, use of materials and NGSX, and ongoing support as leaders implement the professional development is provided. Learn more on the VSI website or email VSI Project Managers Renee Affolter or Deanna Bailey.

Requirements:  Administrative support, participation in the summer institute and follow-up days, implement a study group back at the home site during 2017-2018, completion of evaluation tools such as surveys.  

Sunday, July 9, 2017 (All day) to Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day)

Summer Professional Development Opportunity: 3D Printing Workshop from Digital Harbor

Audience: Principals, Career and Technical Center Directors, Curriculum Coordinators, Tech Coordinators

Contact: Peter Drescher at (802) 479-1169 or peter.drescher@vermont.gov

Date: July 12 - 12, 2017

Through a joint venture between the VT Agency of Education, Rutland City Schools and Digital Harbor, there will be a three-day 3D Printer Educator workshop held at Rutland High School on July 10 - 12, 2017.  The cost of the workshop is $2100 initially, with a reduction in price if there are a larger number of participants.  Price includes training, some meals, and a 3D Printer with some support tools (valued at $600).   For an additional fee, you can earn graduate credit.  There may be lodging options if needed.  Register for the 3D Printing Workshop.  A final determination of price will be made in mid-May. The deadline to register is May 12, 2017.

Monday, July 10, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (All day)

Peer Review Clinic - FULL

No additional registrations for this clinic date will be taken, please review the calendar of events for future available dates.

Date: Monday, July 10th, 2017 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.

Monday, July 10, 2017 (All day)

Vermont State Plan Educator Information Session (Montpelier)

Date: July 12, 2017

Location: Montpelier High School, Montpelier, VT

Contact: Chris Case, (802) 479-1179

The AOE will be holding a series of State Plan information sessions for educators throughout July.  These sessions are meant to provide educators with information about the State Plan and to give them a chance to reflect on what the Plan will mean for their practice, along with how they might share session information with their colleagues.  Individuals and SU/SD “teams” are welcome  All sessions will cover the same content; topics will include how the State Plan connects with multiple existing state policies and initiatives, academic performance measures, long-term and interim academic goals, N size and its implications for Vermont, and anticipated continuous improvement supports. Register online for the session of your choice. The registration window will close on June 30, 2017.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

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Barre, VT 05641

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