July 22-25, 2019
Who: Early Childhood and Primary Teachers, Special Educators, Home Visitors, and Related Service/CIS personnel working in public and private settings. The focus is on serving children birth to grade three and their families.
What: A variety of hybrid courses designed to deepen practice, meet child care professional development requirements, and contribute to early childhood or elementary educator licensing competencies and/or renewal of educator licenses and endorsements. Courses may be taken for graduate or undergraduate credit or count toward required professional development hours.
When: 8:30-4:30 Monday through Thursday. Courses taken for credit will require pre-reading and/or online work after the Institute ends.
Where: Castleton University: Sessions begin daily with plenary sessions in the Fine Arts Center then participants move to assigned classrooms. Accommodations on campus are available for those wishing to stay over. Ample free parking. Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks included in the Institute fee.
Cost: The Planning Committee is currently addressing the cost of the Institute. As was the case for the first 2 institutes, the committee is considering grants and sponsorships to assure that the cost of the institute will continue to be affordable.
New This Year: Additional courses will be offered in content areas across Birth-Grade 3.