Training

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 Thomas.aloisi@vermont.gov

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

Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training (Milton)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

The 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. Learn more on dates and locations and register for Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training.

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

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training (Rutland)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

The 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. Learn more on dates and locations and register for Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training.

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training (Brattleboro)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

The 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. Learn more on dates and locations and register for Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training.

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

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

Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training (Burlington)

Audience: Pre-K Teachers and Administrators

The 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. Learn more on dates and locations and register for Classroom Assessment Scoring System PreK Introductory Training.

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

BEST Plus 2.0

Registration for the BEST Plus 2.0 assessment training for new administrators is now open.

This training will prepare participants to administer the BEST Plus 2.0 assessment of English language proficiency of adult English language learners.

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with a lunch break. PLEASE BRING A BAG LUNCH.

Location: Vermont Agency of Education, Barre, Room 423 (4th Floor)

Note: Space is limited.

Who should attend?

  • Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) staff who have never been certified to administer the assessment before, but need to assess the speaking and listening skills of English language learners.
  • AEL staff who had been certified to administer the assessment previously, but did not maintain certification by attending a Refresher. Those who attended the Refresher in May of 2017 do not need to attend this training, but are welcome to come for practice and review.
  • Migrant education staff, refugee resettlement staff or others who have never been certified to administer the assessment or who would like a review. On a space available basis after AEL staff have registered.

AEL staff: please register by November 17, 2017 in DataWorks.

Questions, or other interested individuals: please contact Robin Castle, State Director of Adult Education and Literacy, 802-479-1279

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Early Childhood Outcomes Data Day (Northeast)

Location: Gateway Center, Newport, VT

Members of the Early Learning Team from the Agency of Education, The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) will be hosting regional Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Data Days for ALL Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Team Members including ECSE Directors, Related Service Personnel, ECSE Educators, and Classroom Teachers.

This day long academy will help all members of your ECSE team:

1. Gain knowledge about how statewide early childhood outcomes data are collected and reported.
2. Learn about critical questions that can drive early childhood outcomes data analysis and use.
3. Be better able to use early childhood outcomes data to sustain improved data quality and decision-making at the local level.

Learn more about and register for the regional Early Childhood Outcomes Data Days at a location and date that is convenient for your ECSE team.

Deadline to register: December 1, 2017

Contact: Katie McCarthy at katie.mccarthy@vermont.gov

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

Early Childhood Outcomes Data Day (Northwest)

Location: Holiday Inn, South Burlington

Members of the Early Learning Team from the Agency of Education, The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) will be hosting regional Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Data Days for ALL Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Team Members including ECSE Directors, Related Service Personnel, ECSE Educators, and Classroom Teachers.

This day long academy will help all members of your ECSE team:

1. Gain knowledge about how statewide early childhood outcomes data are collected and reported.
2. Learn about critical questions that can drive early childhood outcomes data analysis and use.
3. Be better able to use early childhood outcomes data to sustain improved data quality and decision-making at the local level.

Learn more about and register for the regional Early Childhood Outcomes Data Days at a location and date that is convenient for your ECSE team.

Deadline to register: December 1, 2017

Contact: Katie McCarthy at katie.mccarthy@vermont.gov

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

Early Childhood Outcomes Data Day (Central)

Location: Capitol Plaza, Montpelier, VT

Members of the Early Learning Team from the Agency of Education, The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) will be hosting regional Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Data Days for ALL Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Team Members including ECSE Directors, Related Service Personnel, ECSE Educators, and Classroom Teachers.

This day long academy will help all members of your ECSE team:

1. Gain knowledge about how statewide early childhood outcomes data are collected and reported.
2. Learn about critical questions that can drive early childhood outcomes data analysis and use.
3. Be better able to use early childhood outcomes data to sustain improved data quality and decision-making at the local level.

Learn more about and register for the regional Early Childhood Outcomes Data Days at a location and date that is convenient for your ECSE team.

Deadline to register: December 1, 2017

Contact: Katie McCarthy at katie.mccarthy@vermont.gov

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

Early Childhood Outcomes Data Day (Southwest)

Location: Holiday Inn, Rutland, VT

Members of the Early Learning Team from the Agency of Education, The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) will be hosting regional Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Data Days for ALL Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Team Members including ECSE Directors, Related Service Personnel, ECSE Educators, and Classroom Teachers.

This day long academy will help all members of your ECSE team:

1. Gain knowledge about how statewide early childhood outcomes data are collected and reported.
2. Learn about critical questions that can drive early childhood outcomes data analysis and use.
3. Be better able to use early childhood outcomes data to sustain improved data quality and decision-making at the local level.

Learn more about and register for the regional Early Childhood Outcomes Data Days at a location and date that is convenient for your ECSE team.

Deadline to register: December 1, 2017

Contact: Katie McCarthy at katie.mccarthy@vermont.gov

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

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