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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)

What does an art class look like in a personalized, proficiency-based system that allows for flexible pathways?

Audience: PreK-12 Visual Art Educators

The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Brattleboro, Vermont will be hosting a professional learning opportunity for art teachers on April 24, 2018 from 8:00am-2:30pm. This workshop will begin with a resource sharing session. Five or more participating visual art educators will share materials that they have developed or a resource they use in their classrooms. The Agency of Education’s Arts specialist, Emily Titterton will also share resources created in collaborative work sessions that assist in implementing the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) and transitioning to personalized and proficiency-based systems. This portion of the day will be completely participant driven. Resources shared should be aligned to the National Core Arts. Bonus points for resources that facilitate personalized and proficiency-based learning. The second portion of the day will be spent engaging in a collaborative work session. Using NCAS as a guide, participants will discuss and draft materials that could include a scope & sequence and/or a bank of learning targets. Register for this event.

Contact: Emily Titterton at (802) 479-1378 or emily.titterton@vermont.gov

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 2:30pm

Informational Meeting about the new Vermont Science Assessment (NCCC)

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Administrators

Location: North Country Career Center (NCCC), Newport, VT

Time: 1:00-4:00PM

The Vermont Science Teachers Association (VSTA) is hosting six informational meetings for teachers and administrators regarding the new Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA). Discussion will be around item development, NGSS alignment, the difference between the NECAP and the VTSA and the features of the new assessment. These informational meetings are going to be held in concert with the Agency of Education, with both Michael Hock, the director of the assessment team, and Margaret Carrera-Bly, the science specialist for the state. Learn more and register for these Informational Meetings about the new Vermont Science Assessment.

Contacts: Margaret.carrera-bly@vermont.gov, cjohnston@acsdvt.org

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Free Professional Learning: English Language Arts and the Brain for K-12 Learners (Randolph)

Location: Randolph Union High School, Randolph, VT

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches

This day will be a mix of presentation, small group activities, and worktime that results in practical, next-day strategies for classroom instruction. The focus is on how the latest research into learning and the brain impacts the English Language Arts classroom. Register for English Language Arts and the Brain for K-12 Learners. Please note that registration is capped at 30 people. Lunch is on your own and there are places nearby to purchase lunch.

Contact: Sarah Birgé, English Language Arts Specialist, at sarah.birge@vermont.gov

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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 

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

Informational Meeting about the new Vermont Science Assessment (VINS)

Audience: Teachers, Teacher Leaders and Administrators

Location: VT Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT

Time: 1:00-4:00PM

The Vermont Science Teachers Association (VSTA) is hosting six informational meetings for teachers and administrators regarding the new Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA). Discussion will be around item development, NGSS alignment, the difference between the NECAP and the VTSA and the features of the new assessment. These informational meetings are going to be held in concert with the Agency of Education, with both Michael Hock, the director of the assessment team, and Margaret Carrera-Bly, the science specialist for the state. Learn more and register for these Informational Meetings about the new Vermont Science Assessment.

Contacts: Margaret.carrera-bly@vermont.gov, cjohnston@acsdvt.org

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

MTSS Data Collection and Survey

The MTSS Survey annually provides the Agency of Education with the data to fulfill the following two data collections. This survey becomes available in mid-May each year, with a due date of June 1st. 

Act 44 of 2009 amended 16 V.S.A. § 2902, directs that within each school district’s comprehensive system of educational services, each public school shall develop and maintain a tiered system of academic and behavioral supports through the use of educational support teams for the purpose of providing all students with the opportunity to succeed or to be challenged in the general education environment.

Act 117 - VSA Title 16, Section 2904, requires that each superintendent shall annually provide to the Vermont Secretary of Education a status of the educational support systems in each school in the supervisory union; how it is funded and how building the capacity of the educational support system is addressed in the School's Continuous Improvement Plan. Included in the report will be a description and justification of how funds received due to Medicaid reimbursement under section 2959a of are used.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 1, 2018 (All day)

Free Professional Learning: English Language Arts and the Brain for K-12 Learners (Brattleboro)

Location: Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, VT

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches

This day will be a mix of presentation, small group activities, and worktime that results in practical, next-day strategies for classroom instruction. The focus is on how the latest research into learning and the brain impacts the English Language Arts classroom. Register for English Language Arts and the Brain for K-12 Learners. Please note that registration is capped at 30 people. Lunch is on your own and there are places nearby to purchase lunch.

Contact: Sarah Birgé, English Language Arts Specialist, at sarah.birge@vermont.gov

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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