Training

Work-Based Learning Coordinators Collaborative Learning Group Series

The WBL Coordinators’ Collaborative Learning Group (WBL CLG) invites you to save the dates for this learning series for the SY 2017 - 2018. The first and final sessions of this four-day series invite WBL educators statewide to convene for all day in-person collaborative working sessions. The second and third sessions are regional meetings to provide and support the continuous work of these groups with local businesses to establish, build, and strengthen WBL partnerships and WBL programs to meet the goals of Act 77 and Education Quality Standards (EQS).  Time will also be provided for WBL educators connect virtually to strengthen individual and collective practices.  

WBL CLG Events: 

  • Kickoff Session, Wednesday, October 4, 2017; Lake Morey Resort, Fairley
  • Regional Meeting #1 (South), Thursday, November 9, 2017; Franklin Conference Center, Rutland
  • Regional Meeting #1 (North), Thursday, November 16, 2017; Holiday Inn, South Burlington
  • Online professional learning opportunities;  January-February 2018; Virtual meeting space
  • Regional Meeting #2 (South), Thursday, March 1, 2018; Franklin Conference Center, Rutland
  • Regional Meeting #2 (North), Thursday, March 8, 2018; Holiday Inn, South Burlington
  • Online professional learning opportunities, April-May 2018; Virtual meeting space
  • Closing Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018; Norwich University, Northfield

Goals for the 2017-18 WBL CLG series:

  • Build better understanding of the goals guiding EQS) and Act 77
  • Develop a bank of resources to support our individual and collective efforts in meeting EQS and Act 77 (e.g., vetted forms, templates, curricula)
  • Establish a network of educators and employers to advance the sharing of effective practices and brainstorm solutions regarding problems in practice  

Sign Up for the WBL Collaborative Learning Series

The SY 2017 - 2018 Work-Based Learning Coordinators’ Professional Learning Series will kick-off on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. This kick-off event invites WBL educators statewide to convene for all day in-person collaborative working sessions.

Date: October 4, 2017

Location: Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Contact: Veronica Newton or Michael Brownstein

Registration: An announcement will be sent out in late-August when online registration is open.  

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (All day)

Continuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions

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

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

Continuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions

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

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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Continuous Improvement Planning Workgroup Sessions

Session is Full

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

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, September 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training (Barre)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

Date: September 5, 2017

Location: Vermont Agency of Education, 219 North Main Street, Suite 402, Room 304, Barre, Vermont  05641

Classroom Assessment Scoring System (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 teachers improve interactions in ten different dimensions, including Behavior Management, Concept Development, and Language Modeling. The training is at the AOE in Barre on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Register for CLASS Intro Session

Contact: Ellen Cairns at (802) 479-1443 or ellen.cairns@vermont.gov

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

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

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

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

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

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Secretary Rebecca Holcombe
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

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