Courses and Workshops

Begins Date(s) Title Description Instructor(s) Location
Monday, June 23, 2014 June 23-August 25, 2014; online

Online course: Supervising CCSS Instruction: Supervision and Evaluation with the Common Core and 21st Century Teaching in Mind

Designed for administrators at all grade and experience levels this course will increase the participant’s knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and effective technology integration strategies through course study and practical exercises.

David Wells

online
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 August 12-15, 2014; 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Two fall followup sessions to be arranged

All Kids: Making Classroom Content Comprehensible to Children in the Language and Poverty Gap

ALL KIDS presents best practices plus a researched based lesson delivery system, SIOP, to assist educators in providing equitable access to academic content for all students.

Ana Rawson, Jen Course, Alicia Brandon

Cusick Conference Room, Brattleboro UHS
Monday, September 8, 2014 September 8, Nov.5, Jan.26, 2015 and May 12

Curriculum Directors' PLC Series 2014-15

Year Two of these sessions specifically for Curriculum Directors throughout Vermont

Dr. Judy Carr

Randolph, VT
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 September 9, 2014

Common Core: Challenges and Opportunities

An unusual one-day event in southern Vermont, focusing on two major Common Core issues.

Judy Carr

Stratton Mountain Resort
Monday, September 15, 2014 September 15, 2014-December 2014; online only

PLN Online Course: Algebra and the Common Core; Fostering Algebraic Reasoning

A Mathematics Institute for 6th through 10th Grade Educators

Leslie Ercole and Marny Frantz

on line only
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Sept. 17-Dec.10, 2014; four modules, 1-3 wks each ; online only

PLN 0nline Course: Talking Out Loud: Linking Vocabulary to Deeper Understanding within the ELA Common Core Standards

This online course will link vocabulary to a deeper understanding within the ELA Common Core State Standards.

Ellen A. Thompson and June Golato

Online
Monday, September 29, 2014 September 29, 2014; 8:30am-2:30pm

Technology Bootcamp for Teachers

Don't miss this one day workshop, a hands on session giving you specific technology skills. Through a specially designed survey, the workshop will be designed to meet your specific needs and requests.

Jeanie Phillips

Green Mountain Union High School library, Chester
Thursday, October 2, 2014 Oct. 2, 2014; Mar. 6, May 1, 2015: 9am-3:30pm

2014-15 PLN Leadership Implementation Team Series with Dr. Judy Carr

Audience: A small decision-making group that should include the Superintendent, as well as Principal(s), Curriculum Director, Special Education Director, and designated Coaches/Teacher Leaders. This team, will in turn, update and work with their local ‘action teams’ back in the district. The Leadership Implementation teams will charge their local teams with moving the work closer to the classroom level in their SU/SD.

Dr. Judy Carr

Oct 2&May 1: StrattonMtn.; Mar 6: NewsBank Chester
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 October 15, 2014; 9:00am-3:00pm

iPad for Special Educators

This workshop focuses on the built-in accessibility features of the iPad that support students with a wide range of learning and physical challenges. Work your way through a day in the life of an iPad-toting student who takes advantage of the iPad, its features and some specialized apps.

Kathi Lengel

The Learning Collaborative
Thursday, October 16, 2014 October 16, 2014; 9:00am-3:00pm

ePub for iPad

Prepare, develop, and publish your own e-book, embedded with your text, slide shows, video, quizzes, and more! Motivational, yes, and Common Core related, most definitely!

Kathi Lengel

The Learning Collaborative
Friday, October 17, 2014 October 17 and November 14, 2014; 9:00am-4:00pm

Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards: Instructional Shifts

Participants in this two-day workshop will explore the Next Generation Science Standards to learn about the shifts in content and instruction prescribed by the new standards.

Elizabeth Mirra

The Learning Collaborative, Dummerston

In Process

Began Date(s) Title Description Instructor(s) Location
Monday, June 23, 2014 June 23-August 25, 2014; online

Online course: Supervising CCSS Instruction: Supervision and Evaluation with the Common Core and 21st Century Teaching in Mind

Designed for administrators at all grade and experience levels this course will increase the participant’s knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and effective technology integration strategies through course study and practical exercises.

David Wells

online