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Applied Behavior Analysis in Inclusive Settings, Dr. Maria Bove, July 23-25, 2018. In-person meetings Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (July 23, 24 & 25) from 9 am to 2 pm. The remainder of the course will be held in an online/independent format with an August end date OR students have the option of extending the course through November should they want on-site coaching from instructor Dr. Bove., Castleton Downtown 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT.
Archaeology of the Intangible, Dr. Christy McDonnell, July 30 to August 3, 2018, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Rutland, VT.
Career and Technical Education Law and Policy: Issues of Diversity, Climate, and Equity, Ruth Durkee and Gerry Reymore, Five Class Sessions: 9 am – 4 pm; October 13 at Randolph Technical Center, all other dates at Vermont Technical College, Green Hall, Room 128, Randolph, VT
Coaching Leadership: Issues Facing Today’s Student-Athlete, Shawn Hair, August 6 to September 21, 2018, online.
Co-teaching Structures: Reaching All Students, Dr. Maria Bove, August 1-3, 2018. In-person meetings from 9 am - 2 pm. The remainder of the course will be held in an online/independent format with an August end date OR students have the option of extending the course through November should they want on-site coaching from instructor Dr. Bove, this is a blended model course. The in-person sessions will be held at Castleton Downtown 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT.
Culturally Responsive Education: Cultivating Equity in our Schools, Vicki Nelson, Wednesday-Friday July 25, 26, 27 8:30-3:30 Monday, Tuesday July 30, 31 8:30-3:30, Charlotte Central School, Room 211, Charlotte, VT.
Discovering Community: Students, Digital Storytelling, and Place-Based Learning with the Vermont Folklife Center Summer Institute, Mary Rizos, MA & Kathleen Haughey, Ph.D., August 13 to October 31, 2018, School for International Training, 1 Kipling Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301
The sixteen courses below are all part of the Vermont Early Childhood Educator's Institute, which will be held at Castleton University from Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Credit registrants will be required to attend all four days of the institute and complete additional assignments.
L.E.O. - Lessons in Educating Outdoors - Levels I, II, & III, Kurt Valenta, Exact meeting dates, times, and location to be determined by cohorts.
Making Energy/Climate Units 3D and Personalized, Deanna Bailey, August 6 - 10, 2018, plus three follow-up meetings in November, January, March., Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT.
Teaching All Kids, Ana Rawson & Jennifer Course, August 14 to December 31, 2018. The class will run for 7 full sessions, 8 hours a day. The first four sessions days will be Aug 14 - 17. There will be three additional release days during the school year. These will be set by Aug. 14., Cusick Conference Room, Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, VT.
Contemporary Issues in Francophone Africa, Elizabeth Filskov, July 23-27, 2018 from 9 am – 3 pm with the remainder of the course in an online/independent format, Community College of Vermont, Rutland, VT.
Contemporary Issues in Francophone Africa, Elizabeth Filskov, July 16-20, 2018 from 9 am – 3 pm plus some online/independent work, Community College of Vermont, Rutland, VT.
Forgotten: Overlooked Participants in the American Revolution, Rich Strum, July 22-27, 2018. Meetings: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Monday, July 23, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm; Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm; Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 8 am - 8 pm; Thursday, July 26, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm; Friday, July 27, 2018, 8 am - 12:15 pm. Fort Ticonderoga, NY.
Implementing Differentiated Small Group Instruction in Literacy, Elizabeth Coltey, August 7-9, 2018 (Tuesday – Thursday). Follow-up: November 17, 2018 (Saturday) Times: 9 am - 3 pm, Community College of Vermont, Rutland, VT for August dates. November 17 date location TBD by instructor and students when they meet in August.
Orton-Gillingham Advanced Applications: Certified Level, Peggy Price & Melissa Farrall, 8:30 am - 4 pm on the following dates: Monday-Friday, July 23-27, 2018, Stern Center for Language and Learning, 183 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495.
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course, Peggy Price, August 6-9, 2018 and August 13-15, 2018 from 8:30 am - 4 pm, Vermont Tech, Williston
Reading and the Brain, Jane Ashby, Ph.D., July 16-20, 2018 from 8:30 am - 4 pm, Stern Center for Language and Learning, 183 Talcott Road, Williston, VT.
Addressing the Social Emotional Aspects of Math, Gabrielle Lumbra, Asynchronous meetings from July 23 - September 16, 2018, online.
Math Learning Progression Of Additive, Multiplicative and Fractional reasoning K-5, Angela LaCroix & Kathy D. Gingras, July 23, 24, 25, and October 2, and 25. 9 am - 3 pm in July and 1 pm - 7 pm in October, Williamstown Elementary School
Math for Struggling Learners, Sandi Stanhope & John Tapper, August 20-23 and two follow-up dates TBA, Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (school TBA).
Workshop Models for Mathematics: Developing a Framework for Meaningful Instruction, Sandi Stanhope, August 13 to November 5, 2018. 4 summer dates (8 am – 3:30 pm) and 2 fall dates (3:45 – 7 pm) Summer Dates: August 13, 14, 15, 16 Fall Dates: October 1 and November 5, Brattleboro, VT. Exact location TBD.
Special Topics in Lake Champlain Natural History, Elizabeth Lee and Matthew Witten, August 6 - 10, 2018 from 8 am – 4 pm, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT.
EarthWalk Nature Mentoring; A "Natural" Pathway to Vermont's Transferable Skills, Angella Gibbons, August 6 - 10, 2018 from 8 am - 4 pm, EarthWalk Vermont, Plainfield, VT.
ECO Institute Summer 2018: Educating Children Outdoors Level 2, Chip Darmstadt, Ken Benton & Sean Beckett, July 23 - 27, 2018 all day. Final course announcement due August 10, 2018. North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT.
Fish & Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators, Alison Thomas, July 15 - 20, 2018, Buck Lake, Woodbury, VT.
Designing Personal & Proficiency-based Learning Experiences, Gabrielle Lumbra, Asynchronous meetings online from July 23 to September 16, 2018.
Designing Proficiency-Based Assessments, Gabrielle Lumbra, Asynchronous meetings online July 23 to September 16, 2018
Journeying Toward Proficiency and Personalization, Adam Rosenberg, This course is built around attendance at the “Vermont’s Journey Toward Proficiency and Personalization”. A two-day conference at Castleton University, July 18 & 19, 2018 from 8 am - 3 pm. Course participants will also meet on July 16, 17 & 20, 8 am-3 pm at the Rutland Central Supervisory Union Conference Room, Rutland, VT.
Cultivating 3-Dimensional Science Learning with NGSX, Sharron Prairie & Theresa White, July 30 to August 3, from 8:30 am - 3 pm with one follow up day TBD, In-person at Williamstown Middle High School, Williamstown VT and online.
NGSS Science Inquiry for the Elementary Educator, Benjamin Worthing & Laura DesJardins, July 23 - July 27, 2018, from 8 am - 4 pm, Fair Haven Union High School, Fair Haven, VT.
NGSX: Next Generation Science Exemplar, Hannah Gelroth & Jennifer Stainton, August 6-8 with 2 follow-up days TBD, In-person at VINS Nature Center, Quechee, VT and online.
Presenting Abenaki Culture in the Classroom, Vera Sheehan & Melody Brook, August 2-4, 2018. Times: August 2, 8:30 am – 5 pm; Aug. 3, 8:30 am - 6:30 pm; August 4, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm., Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, VT.
Proficiency-Based, Personalized Learning Through Virtual Community Enactment, Lee Chasen, PhD, RDT, LCAT, August 4 – 18, 2018: In-person meetings on Saturdays August 4, 11 & 18 from 9 am – 5 pm with the remainder of the course in an online/independent format, Chittenden County (Exact location to be determined), VT.
Adventures and Explorations in the Spanish Speaking World, Ana María Alfaro-Alexander, Monday through Friday, July 16-20, 2018, 9 am to 3 pm, Community College of Vermont (CCV), 60 West Street, Rutland, VT.
Developing Interdependent Systems to Support All Learners, Jamie Kinnarney & Michaela Martin, August 9 and 10, September 21st, October 25th, and December 13, 2018, Capitol Plaza, Montpelier, VT (workshop) and Williamstown Middle High School, Williamstown, VT (fall course dates).
Cricut Maker in Education, Patricia Aigner, August 4 to October 28, 2018. This course begins in-person on August 4 and continues in an online environment until October 28, 2018., Rutland High School, Rutland, VT and online.
iPads in the Classroom, Clarena Renfrow, July 16 to September 30, 2018. Times: July 16 from 9 am to 4 pm in the classroom, plus 9 hours online, Rutland High School.
iPads, Universal Design for Learning and Special Education, Clarena Renfrow, July 17 from 9 am to 4 pm followed by 9 hours online, Rutland High School.
Simple Virtual Storytelling for the Classroom: Using Digital and Media Tools to Create, Jennifer Hair, August 6 to September 21, 2018, online.
Transforming Education with Virtual Reality, Clarena Renfrow, In-person August 13, 2018, at Rutland High School, Room White 16 from 9 am to 4 pm with the remaining 8 hours in an online environment.
Drama as a Teaching Tool, Janice Ryan, August 7, 8 & 9 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm & October 6 from 9 am - 3 pm, August dates at Community College of Vermont (CCV), 60 West Street, Rutland. October date at Castleton University, Castleton.
Theatre Tools for Teaching in the Innovative K-12 Classroom, Karen Klami, July 30-August 3, 2018 from 8 am - 4 pm, Community College of Vermont (CCV), 60 West Street, Rutland, VT.
Work-Based Learning: Providing Safe, Legal and Effective Opportunities for Students, Schools and Businesses, David Culver, Monday - Friday, August 6 – 10, 2018 from 9 am – 4 pm, the Howard Dean Education Center, 307 South Street, Springfield, VT.
Three Dimensional Learning on Energy and Climate in NGSS, Deanna Bailey, In-person meetings on September 28 - all day, November 2 - afternoon, December 3 - afternoon, North Country Supervisory Union, exact location TBD