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Training of Trainers: School-Based Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning

Audience: Teams of educators who are committed to providing training in their district.
A Training of Trainers to provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) youth will be held on January 17, 2018 in Burlington, Vermont by the Vermont Agency of Education and Outright Vermont from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. If you want to help create meaningful change in your local school community, but need practice with the skills, this is the training for you! You will leave prepared to offer professional development to faculty and staff at your local school district. The training costs are being underwritten with federal funds, but lunch and parking are on your own. Learn more and register for LGBTQ Training of Trainers.
Contact: Tom Aloisi at

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Peer Review Clinic

Date: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018  Morning (10am-Noon) or Afternoon (1:30PM– 3:30PM)

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:

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.

Saturday, February 3, 2018 (All day)

Continuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions - CANCELLED

The Agency of Education is offering a free opportunity to engage in a collaborative workgroup series with the purpose of learning and applying the continuous improvement process for developing, implementing, and submitting continuous improvement plans.  There are three sessions in this learning series. 

Organizing and Planning for Continuous Improvement Using an Improvement Science Approach

Content: During each workgroup sessions, participants will engage in collaborative learning about the improvement science approach to continuous improvement, as well as the processes and practices within the phases of the continuous improvement process.

Audience: Ideally SU/SD teams comprised of the superintendent and/or directors of curriculum, a principal, and at least one educator. Maximum 5 per team.

Dates: September 7, 2017; December 5, 2017; March 8, 2018 - December & March dates have been CANCELLED

Each session will be held from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM   Please come prepared with your own beverages and food for the day or feel free to purchase locally.  There is a limit of 35 people per session; an additional series will be added if needed.

Location: Agency of Education, 219 North Main Street, Barre, VT 05641- 3rd Floor, Conference Room 304

Cost: FREE

Design: In-person sessions include co-learning and co-design opportunities, followed by an action period during which time participants apply learning in their school settings through developing their continuous improvement plans.

RegisterContinuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

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)


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Vermont Agency of Education
Secretary Rebecca Holcombe
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

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