Continuing Education & Graduate Courses
For more information and to register for a class please select the course title below.
African American History
African American Experience 1619-Present, Pamela Taylor & Cookie Steponaitis, June 28 - August 5, 2022, Online.
Analyzing & Understanding Social Media Information
Current Events- Making Sense of Our World, Cookie Steponaitis & Pamela Taylor, June 27 - August 4, 2022, Online. New!!
Climate Resiliency Fellowship, Kerri McAllister & Aimee Arandia Østensen, August 2, 2022 – April 30, 2023, In-person & Online.
Project Design Lab, Susan Hennessey, July 11, 2022 - May 5, 2023, In-person & Online.
Community & Culture
No Place Like Home: Community & Culture, Cookie Steponaitis & Pamela Taylor, August 9 - 19, 2022, In-person & Online.
Community Based Learning & Inquiry
Vermont Folklife Center Summer Institute: Documenting Everyday Life, Dr. Sasha Antohin, July 6 & 7, 2022, 118 Elliot Gallery, Brattleboro, VT.
Customized Courses, Dr. Maria Bove, Summer semester dates set by group, offered for groups of 10 or more, either in-person, online or in a blended model, offered by Dr. Maria Bove, in the following content areas: Universal Design for Learning, Restorative Practices, Curriculum of Access, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Co-teaching, Best Practices for Systemic Inclusion of Students in the General Curriculum or Education Students with Significant Disabilities, among other topic areas. For more information OR to BUILD A COURSE, please contact Dr. Bove at 802.779.8575.
Energy/Climate Coaching: A Personalized, Multidimensional Approach to Professional Learning, Laura MacLachlan & Mariah Keagy, Rolling Enrollment, Online.
Empowering Energy and Climate Changemakers Though Play, Hope, and Wonder, VEEP (Vermont Energy Education Program instructors, August 15 - August 19, 2022, In-person at Lake Morey Inn & Online.
Equine Assisted Learning
Walking with Horses - Level 1, Anja Pfeffer, M.A.Ed., Session 1: July 9-15, 2022 OR Session 2: August 1-7, 2022, Circle of Harmony Learning Center, Hardwick, VT. This course has a registration cap of 8. Registration is first-come, first serve. Once the registration reaches 8, a waitlist will be maintained.
Becoming an Antiracist Educator, Dr. Ben White, July 11- August 28th, 2022, Online.
Foundations in Experiential Learning for Secondary Students, Luke Foley, July 18-21, Northfield Middle High School.
Finding and Honoring Inclusive Histories in Our Communities, Sarah Rooker, June 27 - August 15, 2022, Grafton Inn in Grafton, VT plus Online work. New!!
Social Protest and Popular Music, Geoffrey Kim, June 21 - July 28, 2022, Online.
Summer Research Seminar in American and Local History, Sarah Rooker, July 11 - August 18, 2022, Online. New!!
A Watershed for Every Classroom, Kerri McAllister, July 11, 2022 - May 2023, In-person and online.
Building a Community of Writers: Essential practices to increase motivation, stamina, and fluency for all students, Laura King, M.Ed., July 5 - August 5 , 2022, Online.
Comprehensive Reading Course for Educators produced by Mindplay, Marilyn Varricchio, M.Ed., Rolling enrollment, Online.
Reading Comprehension Instruction: Empowering all students with deep meaning of texts, Laura King, M.Ed., July 5 - Aug 5, 2022, Online. New!!
Structured Literacy Intervention Practices, K-6, Laura King, M.Ed., July 12 - December 9, 2022, Online. New!!
Laying the Foundation: Building a Deep Understanding of Number, Loree Silvis, Session 1: June 20 - July 8, 2022 OR Session 2: August 10 - 31, 2022, Online.
Middle Grades Institute & Endorsement Courses, Dr. Monica McEnerny, June 27 - July 1, 2022, In-person and Online.
Museums As Resources
Bennington Museum Teacher Institute: Museums as Resources, Jennifer Welles White & Deana Mallory, July 8 - August 19, 2022, In-person at the museum.
Music & Culture
Jazz in the Mountains Immersion Program, Glendon Ingalls, August 7 -12, 2022, Killington Grand, Killington, VT.
Modern Music Production for the Inclusive Classroom, Geoff Moody, M.Ed., M.B.A., June 27 - July 8, 2022, Online.
Vermont's Natural History, Teage O'Connor, July 18 - 22, 2022, Burlington Area field trips.
Biodiversity University, Field Courses for Naturalist, Choose from ten one-credit courses offered by various instructors, May-August start dates, in-person at North Branch Nature Center.
Oral History and Ethnographic Materials in K-12 Learning
Vermont Folklife Center Summer Institute: Community Driven Storytelling and Media Production, Dr. Sasha Antohin, July 25 - August 6, 2022, Online.
Vermont Folklife Center Summer Institute: Teaching with Primary Sources-Vermont Farming and Foodways, Dr. Sasha Antohin, July 20 & 21, 2022, St. Albans Museum, St. Albans, VT.
Educating Children Outdoors - Natural History Fundamentals for Educators, Ken Benton & Sean Beckett, June 27 - July 1, 2022, in-person at North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT.
ECO Institute 2022: Nature-Based Routines for Outdoor Classrooms, Ken Benton, Susan Koch & Sean Beckett, August 8 -12, 2022, in-person at North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT.
Learning to Educate Outdoors, Kurt Valenta, June 18 - August 20, 2022, Courses offered upon request of schools or districts. Dates decided upon by cohort and instructor.
Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators, Alison Thomas, July 17-22, 2022, in-person at Buck Lake, VT.
Vermont Biodiversity Institute for Educators, Ken Benton & Sean Beckett, July 25 - 29, 2022, in-person at North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT.
Proficiency Based Learning
Rethinking Instruction & Assessment in a Proficiency-Based Classroom, Gabrielle Lumbra, July 3-August 13, 2022, Online.
Project Based Learning
Project Based Learning Made Easy, Teann McCrea, June 27 - July 1, 2022, Online.
Restorative Practices: Beyond Circles, Meaghan Morgan-Puglisi, July 11 – August 2, 2022, Online.
Becoming a Next Generation Science Teacher, Hannah Gelroth, Heather Morley & Christine Depatie, August 8-12, 2022, Online.
Place-based Science for Educators, Mike Blouin, July 11 - 22, 2022, Online.
Educator Burnout – Causes, Symptoms, and Strategies, Dr. Eddie Wilkin, August 1 - 27, 2022, Online.
The H.E.A.R.T. Method of Self-Care For Teachers, Becky Day, M.Ed., Rolling enrollment, Registrants have 8 weeks to complete this condensed spring course, Online
Self Discovery & Empowerment
“Dare To Be Me” - Prioritizing Wellbeing over Academics by Moving Towards a Trauma-Transformative and Whole Person Approach to Teaching and Learning, Anja Pfeffer, August 8 - August 14, 2022, 9:30-3:30, in-person at Hazen Union School, Hardwick, VT.
Social Emotional Learning
Implementing and Integrating SEL Seamlessly: Collaborative Teacher Practices, Ryanne Spaulding, June 11 - July 18, 2022, Online.
The Current Evolution of Spanish Children’s Literature, Dr. Ana Alfaro-Alexendar, June 14 - July 7, 2022, Online.
History, Legal Issues, and Support Systems in Special Education, Andrea Wasson, M.Ed., June 19 -July 23, 2022, Online.
Meeting the Instructional Needs of All Students, Joy Wilcox, July 20 - August 20, 2022, Online.
Cricut Maker in Education, Patricia Aigner, M.Ed., August 6 -October 30, 2022, Online.
Google for Education, Dr. David St. Germain, Rolling enrollment, Online.
Teaching Literacy in the Maker Space, Patricia Aigner, M.Ed., August 13 - October 30, 2022, Online.
Technology Integration: Improving Educational Practices with Technology, Chris ChicoskiKelly & Colleen Williams, August 8 - 12, 2022, Online.
Visual Storytelling, Teaching Fluency with Technology (Cardboard Box, Reader's Theatre, Book Trailers, and more), Patricia Aigner, July 23 - September 24, 2022, Online.
Transforming Trauma (Level 2): The School as a Healing Community, Dave Melnick, LICSW, July 12 - October 1, 2022, Online.
Trauma-Informed Social Learning, Julia A. Erdelyi, M.A, June 27, 28, 29, 30, 2022, Online.
Providing Effective Work-Based Learning Opportunities for Students, Schools and Businesses, Rich Tulikangas, June 25 – July 30, 2022, In-person at the Central VT Chamber of Commerce and Online.
Don't hesitate to email us if you need a course or content area not offered above. We can custom build courses to meet unique needs.