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Unpacking the New Media Arts Standards

Location: Central Vermont Career Center (CVCC), Barre, VT

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Audience: Middle and High School Media Arts Teachers

In this workshop, media arts teachers will receive an overview of how the new standards are organized and the major shifts necessary when using them. Strategies for incorporating the artistic processes of creating, presenting, connecting, and responding into your art program will be investigated. The sample Media Arts Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements with Performance Indicators will be shared and unpacked to create a deeper understanding. Educators will be put into working groups to write learning targets which can be used to analyze existing units of study for alignment to NCAS and department goals. Visual and media arts teachers welcome. Coffee and lunch will be provided by culinary students at CVCC. Register for Unpacking the New Media Arts Standards.

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

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Sexual Health Professional Development Workshops

Location: Burlington, VT

Cost: Free

Audience: Health Educators, School Counselors, School Nurses and Other Educators Interested in Improving Their Skills in the Classroom or When Working with Parents

The Agency of Education will be hosting two half-day workshops in Burlington, VT, designed to increase the quality of sexual health education being provided in Vermont. Workshops will be limited to 40 participants.

Workshop A - Skills Building for Quality Sexual Health Education: This workshop will focus on three of the six core skills needed to effectively facilitate sex education. This workshop does not include information on content such as birth control methods, STDs, healthy relationships, etc. Educators are strongly encouraged to brush up on their content knowledge prior to participating in this workshop.

Workshop B - Training of Trainers (TOT) for Implementing Parent Workshops: This TOT will prepare attendees with everything they need to successfully implement a parent education workshop developed by Vermont sexuality education experts. You do not need to be a sexuality expert to teach this workshop! You just need to be willing to lead parents in how to have conversations about relationships, health, and human sexuality with their children!

Register for Sexual Health Professional Development Workshops.

Contact: Tom Aloisi, M. Ed., Adolescent Health Program Manager at (802) 479-1869 or Thomas.Aloisi@vermont.gov 

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (Middlebury - Day Two)

Dates: May 12, 2018 and May 19, 2018

Location: Counseling Service of Addison County in Middlebury, 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, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Public Comment Opportunity: RULE 5100: RULES GOVERNING THE LICENSING OF EDUCATORS AND THE PREPARATION OF EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS

2018 VSBPE Rule Revisions

The VSBPE is undertaking revisions to the rules that govern the training, licensing and professional standards of teachers and administrators, Series 5100: Rules Governing the Licensing of Educators and the Preparation of Educational Professionals. The proposed rule revisions support the VSBPE’s mission. Specifically, the VSBPE is: Adapting to current practices in the field by revising educator competencies and the authorizing statements of several endorsements: 5440-00 Elementary Education Holder Statement, 5440-36 Early Childhood Education – Additional Requirements, 5440-86 Director of Special Education, 5440-91 Principal, 5440-90 Superintendent, 5440-93 Director of Curriculum, 5440-02 Art, 5440-03 Business Education, 5440-09 Family and Consumer Sciences,5440-12 Music, 5440-14 Computer Science, 5440-15 Social Studies, 5440-25 Online Teaching Specialist, 5440-37 Theater Arts and 5440-42 Educational Technology Specialist.2.      Revising current Core Leadership Standards to align with National Leadership Standards and Competencies. Aligning Education Quality Standards and Vermont Education Initiatives with expectations for Vermont Educator Preparation Programs. Revising current rules regarding Emergency Licenses and the Instructional Level of the Elementary Education endorsement to support schools in recruitment and retention in the field. Revising current rules related to temporary licenses (Provisional and Emergency).

To review the changes, please visit the Licensing Rules page.

Public Comment

Submit your written public comments via our survey; by email to Amy Scalabrini; or by regular mail to the address below.  The deadline for Public Comment is close of business on May 30, 2018.

Amy Scalabrini
Educator Quality Division
Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05679

Public Meetings 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:30 PM
Agency of Education Barre City Place, Barre, VT
Conference Room 304

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:30pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (Montpelier)

Dates: May 24, 2018 and May 25, 2018

Location: Capitol Plaza, Montpelier, 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, May 24, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:00pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Refresher Training (Chittenden)

Location: Chittenden 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, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Teaching Strategies GOLD Introductory Training (White River Junction - Day One)

Dates: June 9, 2018 and June 16, 2018

Location: Holiday Inn, White River Junction, 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, June 9, 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 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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