Courses and Workshops

Begins Date(s) Title Description Instructor(s) Location
Friday, November 20, 2015 November 20, March 4, May 12

Three Dimensional Learning in Next Generation Science Standards

Work with noted educator Carla Zembal-Saul and colleagues in this three part series held at sites noted for science and environmental education

Carla Zembal-Saul

First session, Middlebury, VT -- see details
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Online, asynchronous--your choice

Excel* Visual Analytics Toolbox for Educators™

This video series will aid educators to move from paper reports to technology-driven visual insights using The Excel* Visual Analytics Toolbox for Educators™, a toolbox to make Excel a high-functioning resource for educators. You choose when to start the series and how many modules to take.

Steve Bogdanoff

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 December 1, 2015; 9:00am-3:00pm

Classism in the Classroom 201

Classism in the Classroom 201 is a further exploration of how classism impacts the classroom and school.

Angela Berkfield

The Learning Collaborative, Dummerston

In Process

Began Date(s) Title Description Instructor(s) Location
Monday, September 21, 2015 Learning Module 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 4; Learning Module 2: Oct. 5-18; Learning Module 3: Oct. 19-Nov. 1; Learning Module 4: Nov. 2-15; Learning Module 5: Nov. 15-30; Learning Module 6: Dec. 1-15

Online course: Supervising and Evaluating NGSS Instruction

Designed for administrators at all grades and experience levels, this course offers participants increased understanding and application of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

David Wells

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Sept. 23 and Nov. 18, 2015; Mar. 9, 2016; ; 8:30am-3:30pm

Coaching for Proficiency in Literacy: Using Collaborative Inquiry to Examine Student Work and Instructional Practices

This course is designed for Literacy/Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders and Curriculum Coordinators.

Vermont Agency of Education staff

Vermont Technical College and on-line follow-up
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Session One: September 30,2015; Session Two: November 19, 2015; Session Three: February 4, 2015

Coaching for a Deeper Understanding of Content Progressions in Mathematics

Three regional workshops to enhance support for math learning in the era of the Common Core. Specially designed for coaches and math leaders!

AOE staff and statewide math leadership team

Manchester, Chester, Dummerston
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Oct. 7; 8:30am-4:30pm; Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 9; 4-8pm; March 30; 8:30am-4:30pm; Min. 10 hrs in an online hybrid form

Next Generation Science EXEMPLARS (NGSX) Study Group

Core ideas, cross-cutting concepts, hands-on interaction with materials and models. A national model, now in Vermont!

Michele Hood; Matt Betz; Ben Lord

Vermont Learning Collaborative, Dummerston
Thursday, October 29, 2015 October 29 and December 18, 2015; January 29 and April 29, 2016

Curriculum Director PLC Series: 2015-16

This series, intended for Vermont Curriculum Directors/Coordinators or others charged with district curriculum oversight, continues for the third year to offer a platform to share questions and concerns.

Mary Lynn Riggs

Vermont Technical College, Randolph
Monday, November 2, 2015 Nov. 2, 2015; registration 8:30am, 9:00am-3:30pm; Jan. 13 and Mar. 16, 2016; same times as above

So You Have a Plan, Now What?: Using Rapid Learning Cycles to Move Initiatives Forward

Using Rapid Learning Cycles to Move Initiatives Forward. Session One began on November 2. It is still possible to register for January and March!

Liz City

NewsBank Conference Center, Chester VT