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ADHD/Executive Function and Literacy: Strategies to Support All Students, Debbie Tracht, MA, Literacy; CAGS, March 8 to April 8, 2017. In-person classes on March 11, 18 and April 1 & 8, Central Vermont Medical Center, Board Room, Berlin, VT.
Arts Integration: Teaching Using Traditional Music and Dance, Mark Sustic, May 5 & 6, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm - 9 pm, online wraparound May 1 - June 30, 2017, Bishop Booth Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont.
Education for Sustainability Winter Immersion, Jennifer Cirillo & Mary Rizos, Thursday, March 23, 5 pm - Saturday, March 25, 3:30 pm, Shelburne Farms.
Introduction to Lessons in Educating Out-of-Doors (L.E.O.), Kurt Valenta, M.Ed., at individual schools sites for qualifying cohorts, dates to be determined by cohort.
Vermont FEED Level I Professional Learning Course: Cultivating Farm to School, Ryan Morra & Beth Roy, Tuesdays: 3/21, 4/4, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23 and 6/6 from 4 pm - 7 pm, Mascoma Valley Regional High School, Canaan, NH.
Introduction to Orton-Gillingham Approach, Peggy Price, April 14, May 8, May 9, May 22 and May 23, 2017 from 8:30 am - 3 pm, Dothan Brook School, 2300 Christian Street, White River Junction, VT 05001.
Music Education: Percussion Workshop, Aldo Mazza, Monday March 6, 10 am -Sunday, March 11, 2017, 11 pm, Havana, Cuba.
Music Composition Techniques and Teaching Methods, Matt LaRocca, March 27, 2017 and meets for six weeks ending May 5, 2017, online.
New 2014 Music Standards: Further Implementation, Sandi MacLeod, March 27, 2017 and meets for six weeks ending May 5, 2017, online.
EarthWalk Nature Mentoring Course #1: Nature Connection, Angella Gibbons and Karla Haas Moskowitz, Field Institute at EarthWalk: Thursday, April 27, 2017 6 pm - 9 pm; Friday, April 28, 2017 9 am - 9 pm; Saturday, April 29, 2017 9 am - 9 pm; Sunday, April 30, 2017 8 am - 2 pm and Online Synchronous Sessions: Wednesdays (exact dates TBA), 6 pm - 8 pm, Field Institute at EarthWalk Vermont, 123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, Vermont.
School Leadership in the Digital Age, David Wells, March 10th, on-site workshop 9 am - 3 pm, online work between March 13th and April 17th, course begins with a one day residency at the Central Vermont Medical Center Board Room in Berlin, Vermont and continues online.
Anchoring Your Practice to Anchoring Phenomenon, Hannah Gelroth & Tim Brennan, March 14 & 28, 2017; April 11 & 25 2017; May 9 & 23, 2017, 4 pm - 6:30 pm, Woodstock Union High School, Room 11, Woodstock, Vermont and online.
Increasing Teacher Competencies for Delivering K-12 Sexuality Education, Linda King & Donna McAllister, workshop April 4, 2017, online component April 9 - April 12, 2017 with final project due, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Berlin, Vermont.
Apple Watch in Education, Patricia Aigner, Saturday, March 18, 2016 in-person class from 9 am - 2 pm with the remainder online in two sessions, Rutland, VT.
Instructional Materials Development for Your Google Classroom (to Enhance Classroom Instruction), Patricia Aigner, this course will begin on April 8, 2017, with the remainder online with flexible pace/schedule, Castleton Downtown, Third Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, Vermont.
iPads in the Classroom, Clarena Renfrow, Saturday, April 1, 2017 in-person from 9 am - 3 pm followed by nine hours online, ending May 26, 2017, Castleton University, Castleton, Vermont and online.
Talking Posters & Galleries in the Content Area, Patricia Aigner, will begin on May 6, 2017 from 9 am - 2 pm with the remainder online with flexible pace/schedule, Rutland High School, Rutland, Vermont.
Work-Based Learning: Providing Safe, Legal and Effective Opportunities for Students, Schools and Businesses, Rich Tulikangas,Tuesday, March 7, 2017 and ending Tuesday, June 6, 2017. This course is a hybrid model that includes 6 in-person classes in Rutland and the remainder in an online format. In-person classes will be held on the following dates: March 7, 14, April 11, May 9, 30 & June 6 from 3:30-6:30 pm, Castleton University Downtown, 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, Vermont.
Writing from the Core: Bringing Mindfulness and Critical Thinking into the Classroom through Expressive Writing, Joanna Tebbs Young, MA-TLA, Two consecutive Saturdays, April 8 & April 15, 2017, from 9 am to 2 pm, plus work submitted throughout the week in an online format, Castleton University Downtown, 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT and online.
Co-teaching Structures: Reaching All Students, Dr. Maria Bove, July 24 - July 28, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Castleton University Downtown, 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT and online.
Using Pinterest for Professional Development: Creative Teaching Ideas, Jennifer Hair, July 10 - August 18, 2017, online.
Culturally Responsive Education: Cultivating equity in our schools, Vicki Nelson, June 26th-30th, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, plus some independent work, Charlotte Central School, Charlotte, VT.
Reading and Writing about History: Investigations into Community History, Sarah Rooker, June 26 – 29, 2017 9 am – 5 pm. June 26, 27, 28 7 – 9 pm. August 3, 2017 [date may change with group consensus] 9 am – 4 pm, Grafton Inn, Grafton, Vermont.
The "Text of Self" and Nonfiction Reading and Writing, Alison M. Dayton & Marianne Doe, June 26 - 30, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Castleton University Downtown, 3rd Floor Classroom, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT.
First Steps in MusicTM, Elizabeth M. Greene, July 17 - July 21, 2017, 8 am - 4 pm, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont.
Instrumental Chamber Music Ensemble, Anthony Mazzocchi, June 14-18, 2017, Kinhaven Music School, 354 Lawrence Hill Rd, Weston, Vermont.
Technology for Teaching and Learning in Music Classrooms: Summer Institute, Matt LaRocca DMA & James Frankel Ed, July 17 - July 21, 2017, 8:30 am - 5 pm, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont.
Educating Children Outdoors (ECO) Level 1 Session 1, Chip Darmstadt, Amy Butler & Susan Koch, June 26-30, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, Vermont.
Education Children Outdoors (ECO) Level 1 Session 2, Chip Darmstadt, Amy Butler & Mary Zentara, July 24-28, 2017,8:30 am - 4:30 pm, North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, Vermont.
Fish & Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators, Alison Thomas, July 16-21, 2017, Buck Lake, Woodbury, VT.
The Outdoor Classroom, Joshua Hardt, July 10 - 14, 2017, 9 am - 5:30 pm, staging area of Bomoseen State Park, Bomoseen, Vermont.
Spanish Conversation and Composition through Art, History, Culture and Current Events, Ana María Alfaro-Alexander, July 17, 19, 20 & 21 from 9 am - 3 pm, July 18 from 9:30 am - 3 pm, Rutland, Vermont.
Tech Tools for Efficient and Effective Classrooms, Monica McEnerny, July 10-14, 2017, 9 am - 3 pm, Stafford Academic Center, Castleton University, Room 139.
Integrated Performance Assessments in the World Language Classroom, Elizabeth Filskov, July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017, 9 am - 3 pm, Rutland, Vermont.