Champlain Valley Educator Development Center (CVEDC)  

is Vermont’s largest non-profit educational service agency (ESA), with professional learning opportunities reaching educators throughout Vermont. For close to 15 years, our mission has been to improve schools through quality professional development.  Our current and primary focus is Supporting our Members Implementing Effective Instruction in a Proficiency-Based, Personalized Learning Environment.  You will see featured events on this home page, however take a look at all of our events using the drop-down menu above for Course and Workshop Events to find a series, workshop or course that fits your needs.  We bring the best experts in the country to Vermont to support our educational initiatives, as well as local experts, to maintain ongoing collaborative learning through in -person, hybrid and online learning environments.


 Featured Series and Workshops

Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – Feb 8 @ 3:30 pm Doubletree Hotel
A 2-day workshop with the roadmap to remarkable results with Jim Knight/Workshop full, Waitlist available Dates: February 7 & 8, 2017; 8:30 am registration; 9-3:30 pm The heart of school is made up of the professionals Continue Reading
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Hampton Inn & Conference Center
Presenter Info: Annie O’Shaughnessy, M.Ed in Mindfulness Target Audience: Educators, Therapists, Leaders Date: March 28, 2017 8:30 registration  9:00-3:30 light breakfast and lunch included Whether we counsel, teach or work with students outside of the Continue Reading
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Hampton Inn & Conference Center
A one-day workshop with John Tapper, Ph.D. Target Audience: Math Interventionists, Teachers & Paraprofessionals, Math teaching teams Dates: March 29, 2017; 8:30 am registration; 9-3:30 pm After hearing about John Tapper’s very successful strategies for supporting Continue Reading
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – Apr 5 @ 3:30 pm Doubletree Conference Center
A 2 Day Institute with Dr. Thomas Guskey/Full-Waitlist available Dates:  April 4 & 5, 2017 Target Audience: Educational teams & leaders focused on proficiency-based grading and learning In this engaging, 2-day institute, grading expert Thomas Guskey will Continue Reading
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Hampton Inn & Conference Center
Facilitated by Liz Mirra Target Audience: Middle and High School Science Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Coaches and Administrators Dates: April 17, 2017; 8:30 am registration; 9-3:30 pm What do our science classrooms look like with new science Continue Reading
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm CVEDC Classroom
Instructors: Lisa Barry and Joanne Finnegan Target Audience: Teachers, Para-educators, Support Personnel Dates:12 hour series with an online component for those wanting 15 hours for recertification credit Session 1: April 5         Continue Reading