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CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT SCORING SYSTEM (CLASS) PRE-K INTRODUCTORY TRAINING (RUTLAND)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: July 29, 2017

Location: Rutland

Contact: Ellen Cairns, (802) 479-1443 

CLASS is an assessment tool and professional development system that measures the interactions in classrooms and helps teachers improve those interactions. It is recommended by the Vermont Agency of Education and is used as part of the Vermont Step Ahead Recognition System (STARS). This free one-day workshop will give you an overview of what CLASS measures and how it helps to improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. There will be six sessions offered on Saturdays in July and August throughout the state. Learn more about CLASS.   Register for the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) PreK Introductory Training.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT SCORING SYSTEM (CLASS) PRE-K INTRODUCTORY TRAINING (ST. ALBANS)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: July 29, 2017

Location: St. Albans

Contact: Ellen Cairns, (802) 479-1443 

CLASS is an assessment tool and professional development system that measures the interactions in classrooms and helps teachers improve those interactions. It is recommended by the Vermont Agency of Education and is used as part of the Vermont Step Ahead Recognition System (STARS). This free one-day workshop will give you an overview of what CLASS measures and how it helps to improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. There will be six sessions offered on Saturdays in July and August throughout the state. Learn more about CLASS.   Register for the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) PreK Introductory Training.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT SCORING SYSTEM (CLASS) PRE-K INTRODUCTORY TRAINING (BENNINGTON)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: August 5, 2017

Location: Bennington

Contact: Ellen Cairns, (802) 479-1443 

CLASS is an assessment tool and professional development system that measures the interactions in classrooms and helps teachers improve those interactions. It is recommended by the Vermont Agency of Education and is used as part of the Vermont Step Ahead Recognition System (STARS). This free one-day workshop will give you an overview of what CLASS measures and how it helps to improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. There will be six sessions offered on Saturdays in July and August throughout the state. Learn more about CLASS.   Register for the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) PreK Introductory Training.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Vermont Science Initiative Science and Engineering Academy

Date:  August 6-11, 2017

Times: Sunday 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Monday & 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, VT

Cost: $1,240, includes four credits

Contact: Renee Affolter or Deanna Bailey 

The Vermont Science Initiative (VSI) is offering sustained support for K-8 teachers through a combination of a summer institute focusing on life science and engineering, three follow-up days, sustained support through on-site team meetings (PLCs), and additional content through the NSTA Learning Center, teachers will deepen their understanding of science and engineering content and best instructional practices and earn 4 graduate credits. Kicks off with summer institute August 6-11.  Learn more and apply online

Sunday, August 6, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 11, 2017 (All day)

Vermont Science Initiative Science and Engineering Academy

Date: August 6 - 11, 2017

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

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

The Vermont Science Initiative (VSI) is offering sustained support for K-8 teachers through a combination of a summer institute on science and engineering, three follow-up days, sustained support through on-site team meetings (PLCs), and additional content through the NSTA Learning Center. Teachers will deepen their understanding of science and engineering content and best instructional practices and earn four graduate credits. This opportunity kicks off with a summer institute from August 6-11, 2017.  Learn more on the VSI website or email VSI Project Managers Renee Affolter or Deanna Bailey.

Format:  Science/Engineering/Pedagogy Institute integrating science, engineering, model-based reasoning, formative assessment, and relevant technology.  An engineer, science professor and pedagogy specialist will work together to design and deliver the content and learning opportunities.

Stipend: $700 Stipend, four graduate credits, meals, and optional lodging.

Requirements:

  • Summer Institute, August 6-11, 2017.  Lyndon State College, 8:30 a.m. - 4 pm., and three required evening sessions.
  • Three follow-up days during the school year
  • Targeted Science Content through completion of three SciObjects. These learning experiences focus on a set of key content ideas and allow teachers to target and choose the content they need. For more information, please visit the NSTA Learning Center website 
  • Site-specific PLC work,  three professional learning community meetings will provide both the time and the collegial support to complete the requirements of the program. The PLCs will allow teams to examine key practices to enhance student learning, reflect on student progress, and plan next steps for instruction.
  • Participation in evaluation of the VSI program including but not limited to: teacher and student pre/post tests, surveys, and interviews.
Sunday, August 6, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 11, 2017 (All day)

Child Nutrition Programs Summer Institute

Date:  August 7-11, 2017

Location:  St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury

Audience: School Food Service, Administrators, Principals, Business Managers, Nurses, Farm to School Coordinators, Child/Adult Care Provide

Registration for the Child Nutrition Summer Institute is now open.  This year we are offering over 50 half-day, full-day and multi-day classes!  You may register for just one class, a whole day, or multiple days.  Learn more about the Summer Institute and register online.  The registration deadline for most classes is July 26th, however the deadline for some classes (including the New Manager’s class) is June 30th.  Early registration deadlines are noted on the class descriptions.  

Contact:  Cheryl Rogers, 802-479-1360, cheryl.rogers@vermont.gov 

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 11, 2017 - 3:45pm

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT SCORING SYSTEM (CLASS) PRE-K INTRODUCTORY TRAINING (BERLIN)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: August 12, 2017

Location: Berlin

Contact: Ellen Cairns, (802) 479-1443 

CLASS is an assessment tool and professional development system that measures the interactions in classrooms and helps teachers improve those interactions. It is recommended by the Vermont Agency of Education and is used as part of the Vermont Step Ahead Recognition System (STARS). This free one-day workshop will give you an overview of what CLASS measures and how it helps to improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. There will be six sessions offered on Saturdays in July and August throughout the state. Learn more about CLASS.   Register for the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) PreK Introductory Training.

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

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: Thursday, August 17th, 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.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 (All day)

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT SCORING SYSTEM (CLASS) PRE-K INTRODUCTORY TRAINING (BRATTLEBORO)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: August 19, 2017

Location: Brattleboro

Contact: Ellen Cairns, (802) 479-1443 

CLASS is an assessment tool and professional development system that measures the interactions in classrooms and helps teachers improve those interactions. It is recommended by the Vermont Agency of Education and is used as part of the Vermont Step Ahead Recognition System (STARS). This free one-day workshop will give you an overview of what CLASS measures and how it helps to improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. There will be six sessions offered on Saturdays in July and August throughout the state. Learn more about CLASS.   Register for the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) PreK Introductory Training.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

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