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Special Education Advisory Council

Date: June 21, 2017

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

Meeting Materials: Agendas will be available 7 days prior to the meeting by request.

ContactTonya Rutkowski or call (802)479-1245

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

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

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

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)

Teaching Strategies Gold Introductory Trainings (St. Johnsbury)

Date: July 15-16, 2017

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Comfort Inn, St. Johnsbury

Contact: Shirley Rawson

The Agency of Education is offering free Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) Introductory trainings. TSG is the recommended formative assessment measure in Vermont. As a prequalified prekindergarten program, providers are required to use TSG to document a child’s progress. This free 12-hour training is part of the Early Learning Challenge Grant. Space is limited to 20 participants in each session. Register online.

Also, we will be setting up one-day TSG refresher trainings for people who have taken the 2-day Intro training already, and we are trying to determine where to hold these trainings.  Please take this short survey if you are interested in attending one of these refresher trainings.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 16, 2017 (All day)

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Secretary Rebecca Holcombe
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Barre, VT 05641

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