Special Education Advisory Council

Date: November 15, 2017

Location: Nine East, 9 West Street, Montpelier, VT 05602

Meeting Materials: VSEAC Agenda

Contact: Karen Joyce, Special Education Program Manager, or call (802) 479-1145

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

State Board of Education

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (All day)

Canceled - State Board of Education - Strategic Planning

Meeting canceled due to weather and power outages.

Date: October 30, 2017 (Wednesday), from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Agency of Education, 4th Floor, Room 419

Meeting MaterialsAgenda

Call-in Details: Conference call option: 1-877-273-4202, Room: 832-509-940

Contact: Suzanne Sprague, (802) 479-1030

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Visual Art Resource Sharing

Audience: Visual Art Teachers

Please join us for a professional learning day at the Vermont Agency of Education on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, where participants will have the opportunity to share and learn about a variety of resources from their fellow visual art teachers. Prior to the day, educators will select and upload a resource that they use in the classroom to be shared with the larger group. Time will be provided to explore and collaborate. Topics for sharing may include: curriculum, instruction, and assessment aligned with the National Core Arts Standards, performance assessment, learning targets, learning platform hacks, personalization, arts integration, proficiencies/PBGRs in the art room, transferable skills, contemporary practice, Teaching for Artistic Behavior, S.T.E.A.M, transferable skills, etc. Content of the sharing day will be participant driven. Participants will be introduced to #VTOpen group on OER Commons, Vermont’s open educational resource site, as an option for staying connected to resources. Art teachers K-12 are welcome with an acknowledgement that any great resource can be adapted to any age group and vertical alignment of arts programs benefits all students. Register for Visual Art Resource Sharing. Space is limited to 25 participants. Depending upon the popularity, a second resource-sharing day will be planned for the Spring.

Contact: Emily Titterton at (802) 479-1378 or

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Sample Arts Proficiencies/PBGRs Launch and Work Session

Audience: Arts Teachers and Administrators

Please join us for a professional learning day centered around proficiencies in the arts room on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Vermont Agency of Education. Sample Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements with Performance Indicators for Music, Visual Art, Dance, and Theatre are posted on the Agency of Education website. (Media Arts coming soon). They are aligned with the National Core Arts Standards. This session is for Arts educators PreK-16 and from all five arts disciplines. Teams are welcome to attend, as well as, curriculum directors and other administrators. The launch and workday will include an introduction and discussion of the new state sample Arts Proficiencies/PBGRs and sharing and collaboration to write learning targets, proficiency scales, and/or rubrics. Registration online for Sample Arts Proficiencies/PBGRs Launch & Work Session. Space is limited to 28 participants.

Contact: Emily Titterton at (802) 479-9981 or

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm


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