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Issues Facing Today’s Student Athlete, Shawn Hair, April 16 to June 3, 2018, online.
In-Vehicle Teaching Techniques, Richard Hansen & Joseph Barch, April 30 through June 9, 2018. Webinars Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, and June 4, 2018. Hands-on May 20, June 3 and one TBD., In-person in Jericho, VT and online.
L.E.O. – Lessons in Educating Outdoors- Levels I, II & III, Kurt Valenta, M.Ed., exact meeting dates and times to be determined by cohort, the instructor will hold the course at the participating school if a minimum of six teachers and/or staff members participate.
Home-School Partnerships: Culturally Responsive Family Engagement, Kristin Hubert, April 7 to June 2, 2018. This course is a blended format of in-person meetings and online work. There will be three in-person meetings from 9 am to noon on the following dates: April 7, May 5, & June 2, 2018, with online work using Google Classroom in between. The Learning Café, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT.
Learning Disabilities II, Loralyn LaBombard, Ed.D. & Amy Gregoire M.Ed. This semester-long course will be a hybrid course. The course officially starts with a face-to-face meeting on March 31, April 7, May 5, and May 19 from 9 am - 3 pm. The rest of the course will be online and you will have four threaded discussions, the face-to-face classes will meet at the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce in Berlin, VT.
Building and Appreciating Values, Perspectives, and Beliefs through the Incorporation of Non-Fiction Multicultural Children's Literature within the Literacy Curriculum, Laura Terry, B.Ed., BA.P., and P.G.C.SE., Monday, April 16, 2018, to Monday, June 25, 2018, online.
Foundational Literacy Skills T.I.M.E. for Teachers™, Paula Costello, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/25 & 6/27. Meeting times: 4/11 - 6/20 – 4 pm - 7:30 pm, 6/25 and 6/27 – 9 am - 3:30 pm, Addison Rutland Supervisory Union, Fair Haven, VT.
All Students Can Develop Their Own Understanding of Number: Using the Math Workshop Approach, Laura Terry, B.Ed., BA.P., and P.G.C.SE., Monday, April 16 to Monday, June 25, 2018, online.
Methods I: Introduction to Online Teaching, Terri Vest, March 21 to May 29, 2018, online.
Online Teaching with Practicum, Julie M. Parah, March 21 to June 13, 2018, online.
From Good to Great at Google Integration (Middle and High School Teachers), Patricia Aigner, March 24 to May 19, 2018, online.
iPads in the Classroom, Clarena Renfrow, March 31 to June 1, 2018, plus nine hours online, Castleton University, Stafford Academic Center, Room 156, Castleton, VT.
Join the Maker Movement with 3D Printing, Clarena Renfrow and Rodney Batchelet. In-person meetings on April 28, June 2, June 9, & July 28 from 9 am to 4 pm, with remaining hours online. Castleton University, Stafford Academic Center, Room 156, Castleton, VT.
Touch Chromebooks, Android Apps and Google Tools, Patricia Aigner, May 2 to July 21, 2018, in-person on May 2, 2018, and the remainder of the course will take place online, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT.
Work-Based Learning: Providing Safe, Legal and Effective Opportunities for Students, Schools and Businesses, Rich Tulikangas, March 17, 2018, to May 19, 2018, online and in-person at Vermont Tech Williston, Williston, VT.
ADHD/Executive Function and Literacy: Strategies to Support All Students, Debbie Tracht, June 25-29, 2018 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Manchester, VT.
Facilitating Career Development, Mark Danaher, May 21, 2018, to August 13, 2018, Online. This course takes place in an online environment. There will be synchronous meetings on Monday nights using Zoom Videoconferencing.
Co-Teaching Success: Partnering of Special Educators/Classroom Teachers, Cookie Steponaitis & Marian Connor, July 16-20, 2018 from 8 am - 4 pm, at Castleton University, Castleton, VT.
Design Technologies, Matthew Brown, June 25 to 28 from 8:30 am - 4 pm, Mount Abraham Union High School, Bristol, VT.
Driver Education II, Rich Hansen, June 24 though June 30, 2018. No class on June 27 this is a scheduled day for student to work on projects. 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, In-person at Barre Town Municipal Center, 149 Websterville Road, Websterville, VT.
L.E.O. - Lessons in Educating Outdoors - Levels I, II, & III, Kurt Valenta, Exact meeting dates, times, and location to be determined by cohorts.
Energy and Climate as Disciplinary Core Ideas, Deanna Bailey, June 25-29, 2018, Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT.
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.
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.
Lake Champlain: Waterways of Empires, Neil Murray & Chris Dipasquale, July 30 to August 1, 2018, Fort Ticonderoga - Crown Point, NY.
Using History to Teach and Talk about Race and Identity, Sarah Rooker, June 26– 29, 2018 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, June 26, 27, 28 from 7 – 9 pm, Grafton Inn, Grafton, VT.
Valcour: Teaching the American Revolution through Archaeology, Christopher Sabick, July 5-7, 2018: Thursday, July 5: 8 am - 3 pm; Friday, July 6: 8 am - 5 pm; Saturday, July 7: 8 am - 2 pm. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT and Valcour Island, 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, Rutland High School Learning Lab, Rutland, VT.
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.
The “Text-of-Self” and Nonfiction Reading and Writing, Alison Dayton & Marianne Doe, June 25 - 29, 2018 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm,Community College of Vermont (CCV), 60 West Street, Rutland, VT.
First 20 Days of Math, Melinda Robinson, June 4 to August 13, 2018, online.
Mathematical Problem Solving for Teachers, Brad Slonaker, June 25 -29, 2018 from 8 am – 4 pm, Community College of Vermont (CCV), 60 West Street, Rutland, VT.
Teaching Through Problem Solving and STEM, Melinda Robinson, June 4 to August 13, 2018, online.
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.
Conversational SolfegeTM: Teaching Music Literacy, Betsy Greene, July 9-13, 2018. Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4 pm, Champlain Elementary School, Burlington, 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 2018: Educating Children Outdoors Level 1,Chip Darmstadt, Amy Butler, Brenda Hartshorn & Carrie Riker, June 25 - 29, 2018. The final project is due July 20, 2018, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT.
ECO Institute 2018: Educating Children Outdoors Level 1 for Early Childhood Educators, Chip Darmstadt, Amy Butler & Mary Zentara, July 9 - 13, 2018. Final course assignment is due by July 27, 2018. North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, 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.
The Outdoor Classroom, Joshua Hardt, July 9-13, 2018 from 9 am - 5:30 pm each day. Staging area of Bomoseen State Park in Bomoseen, Vermont. Rustic state park style lodging is available at a number of state parks by registering with Vermont Parks if the drive seems a bit much. From Bomoseen State Park, the class will make satellite trips to an array of exciting locations in Addison and Rutland Counties, VT.
Performance & Conditioning for High School Athletes, John J Feenick, July 5, 2018, to August 11, 2018, online.
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.
Learning from the Lake: Using Primary Sources at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to Teach Key Proficiencies, Dr. Harry Yeo Chaucer, Session #1 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on June 25 (dress for being outside and/or on the water) • Session #2 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on June 26 (dress for being outside and/or on the water) • Session #3 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on June 27 (dress for being outside and/or on the water) • Session #4 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on June 28 (dress for being outside and/or on the water) • Session #5 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on June 29 (project presentations), Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT.
Putting Proficiency-Based Learning into Action, Andrew Jones, Saturday June 23, 2018 from 9 am - 2 pm & Saturday August 18, 2018 from 9 am - 2 pm,Mill River Union High School, North Clarendon, VT.
Scaffolding Success for All Learners K-12, Cookie Steponaitis & Pamela Taylor, July 23-27, 2018, 8 am to 4 pm, Castleton University, Castleton, VT.
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.
Educating Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities, Joy Wilcox, M. Ed., June 20, 21, 22, 26, 27 from 8:30 am -4:30 pm, Montpelier Elks Club, East Montpelier, VT.
Special Education and Law, Andrea Wasson, June 30- August 24, 2018. There will be one face to face session, June 30, 8:30 am-3:30 pm with the remainder of the course online, 2 Prospect Street, Montpelier, VT.
Through WWII & The Cold War Era IN GERMANY, Bill Holiday, July 2 to July 12, 2018, preparation in the United States and fieldwork in Germany, travel to Berlin, München, Leipzig and Nürnberg, Germany.
Instructional Materials Development for Your Google Classroom (to Enhance Classroom Instruction), Patricia Aigner, Face-to-face Saturday, June 16, 2018, with the remainder online with flexible pace/schedule, ending Saturday, August 25, 2018, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT.
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.
Field Techniques and Current Topics in Wildlife Biology, John McDonald, May 13-26, 2018, Kehoe Conservation Camp in Castleton, VT. This facility is centrally located in the Northeast, situated on Lake Bomoseen in southwestern Vermont. It is located on 120 acres of land and is within four miles of Castleton University and eight miles of three state Wildlife Management Areas totaling 2,243 acres.