Events

Leadership Through Social Media

Event date:
07-07-2015
Event End Date:
07-08-2015

Leadership Through Social Media

A two-day administrative workshop to support educational leaders build their social connectivity skills and improve their communication skills.

Instructor: Mike Berry, Principal of Richmond Elementary School

https://principalberry.wordpress.com/

 Audience:    K-­‐12  Principals,  Superintendents,  Educational  Leaders    

This  workshop  is  for  digital  natives  and  newcomers  alike.    Join  Principal  Berry  as  he  helps  you   unpack  the  many  ways  social  media  can  help  you  tell  your  school’s  story.    Whether  Twitter,   Google+,  Facebook  or  Voxer,  you  will  learn  to  explore  different  social  media  to  understand   their  reach  and  impact.    

Dates:   July  7  and  8,  2015   Times:   8:30  Registration    9:00  –  3:00    (light  breakfast  &  lunch  included)  

Location:   Hampton  Inn  Conference  Center,  Colchester,  VT  

Cost:     $250  for  the  two-­‐day  conference    

Bring:     your  own  connectivity  tool  (smartphone,  tablet,  computer,  etc.)  

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Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Creating Rich Curricula for ALL Students

Event date:
07-08-2015
Event End Date:
07-14-2015
Cost Info:
$1510 CVEDC Members (including St. Michael’s 3 credits) $1610 Non- CVEDC Members
Additional Info:
Cost includes Chromebook and text

Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Creating Rich Curricula for ALL Students

Instructors:  Lisa Barry and Chris CichoskiKelly
 
July 8 – 14, 2015
 
This project-based course is designed for all educators, grades K-12 regardless of technology skills.  Each participant will receive a Chromebook  or iPad mini and will be gathering information about using it for instruction with their students.  Aspects of Assistive Technology (AT) including assessment, tips on implementation and “What is Out There” will be covered, making this course particularly attractive to special educators, as well as general educators who are interested in exploring how they can differentiate and increase access to their curricula for all students.
 
Dates:        July 8 – 14, 2015  plus  8 additional online hours
Time:         8:00am – 3:30pm 
Location:   CVEDC, 123 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester, VT
Cost:          $1510   CVEDC Members     (including St. Michael’s 3 credits)   
                  $1610   Non- CVEDC Members
                 Cost includes iPad mini, case, cover & stylus or Chromebook, and texts

Developing as a School Leader

Event date:
07-13-2015

Developing as a School Leader 

Instructor: Jay Nichols, Superintendent of Schools, FNESU 
July 13 – 17, 2015
 
Target Audience:  Individuals who aspire to the principalship or some other leadership role in public schools.
 
Research clearly demonstrates the importance of school level leadership in increasing student achievement. This course provides background knowledge on the leadership practices that have demonstrated the greatest success in public schools. More importantly, the course deals with the pragmatic application of these practices in a real school context for all leaders. Finally, the course provides aspiring and current school leaders with the tools to refine leadership based on the needs of local school communities.
 
        
 
Location:     Enosburg Middle High School, Enosburg Falls
Dates:          July 13 – 17, 2015
Times:         8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Credits:       3 Graduate Credits from Saint Michael’s College included
Cost:            $850. CVEDC Members; $950. non-CVEDC members
Includes 3 grad. credits and book: Leaders of Learning by Rick DuFour and
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An Integrated Approach to Literacy Instruction/ COURSE FULL/WAITLIST AVAILABLE

Event date:
07-13-2015
Event End Date:
07-17-2015
Cost Info:
$900 CVEDC Members:$1000 Non-CVEDC Members
Additional Info:
includes 3 Grad credits and texts

An Integrated Approach to Literacy Instruction: Practical Classroom Methods for Teaching Across the Standards/ COURSE FULL/WAITLIST AVAILABLE

Instructor:  Beth Moore

July 13 – 17, 2015

In this three-credit course, participants will learn to understand how the separate strands the Common Core State Standards are connected and intertwined. Rather than looking at isolated strands, this course will look across reading, writing, speaking and listening, language and foundational skills.  Emphasis will be placed on practicing methods that are responsive to the needs and goals of each particular group of students, and balancing the use of each method according to the needs of the class.

  • Understand connections across reading workshop and writing workshop to plan independent reading and writing in your own classroom
  • Plan and practice methods for teaching shared reading and close reading across the grades to support many areas of literacy learning
  • Learn how to plan and teach interactive read-alouds, with whole class conversations
  • Learn how to get student reading notebooks up and running, to use during read aloud and reading workshop
  • Practice leveling books for text complexity using text characteristics and reading behaviors
  • Learn word study and phonics methods that allow for differentiated instruction to meet each learner’s needs
  • Become familiar with CCSS-aligned assessment tools for reading, writing, and phonics that allow for targeted, assessment-based instruction

Texts : The Continuum of Literacy Learning (Fountas & Pinnell) and Reading in the Wild (Donalyn Miller) and your choice of chapter book; Flora and Ulysses (K-3), The One and Only Ivan(K-3), Wonder(Grades 4+)

 and Brown Girl Dreaming (grades 4+). Please choose when registering.

Dates:           July 13 – 17, 2015       Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:      CVEDC classroom, Fort Ethan Allen, 123 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester, VT

Cost:              $900  CVEDC member (includes 3 graduate credits from St. Michael’s and books)

                                    $1000 non-CVEDC member

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Math for Struggling Learners/1 SPOT LEFT!

Event date:
07-13-2015
Event End Date:
07-16-2015

Math for Struggling Learners 1 SPOT LEFT!    

Instructors: John R. Tapper, Ph.D. and Sandi Stanhope

MSL is a 3 credit course that answers the question: What can I do for the students in my class who have difficulty with mathematics? The techniques in this course have been used by hundreds of regular and special education teachers to understand - and then teach - the students in their classes who need support. 
 
Text:  Solving for Why:  Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Students Who Struggle with Mathematics, K-8 by Dr. John Tapper (included)
 
Dates:        July 13 – 16, 2015   plus 2-3 half day follow up meetings in the fall
Hours:        8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:    Jericho Elementary School, Jericho, VT
Cost:          $950. CVEDC members; $1050.00 non-CVEDC members includes 3 graduate credits from St. Michael’s College and book

Technology Paves the Way to the Common Core

Event date:
07-15-2015
Event End Date:
07-21-2015
Cost Info:
$1510 CVEDC Members (including St. Michael’s 3 credits) $1610 Non- CVEDC Members (including St. Michael’s 3 credits)
Additional Info:
includes Chromebook and texts

Technology Paves the Way to the Common Core                 

Instructors:  Lisa Barry and Joanne Finnegan
 
July 15 – 21, 2015
 
Connections to technology are prevalent throughout the Common Core Standards. This project-based graduate course is designed to help teachers examine those connections and create learning experiences for their students that include Common Core Standards, NEXTGEN Science Standards and the Vermont Technology Standards/ISTE NETSS.
 
Each participant will receive a Chromebook or iPad mini at the first class as part of the course and will be gathering information about using it for instruction with students during each class.
 
Dates:              July 15 – 21, 2015plus 8 additional online hours
Time:               8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location:         CVEDC Classroom, Fort Ethan Allen, 123 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester
Cost:                $1510   CVEDC Members (including St. Michael’s 3 credits)   
                        $1610   Non- CVEDC Members      (including St. Michael’s 3 credits)   
                     Cost includes iPad mini, case, cover & stylus or Chromebook, and texts

Personalized Learning Using Technology

Event date:
08-05-2015
Event End Date:
08-11-2015
Cost Info:
$1510 CVEDC Members $1610 Non-CVEDC Members
Additional Info:
Cost includes Chromebook, and texts:

Personalized Learning Using Technology

Instructors:  Joanne Finnegan and Lisa Barry
Target Audience:  Classroom teachers and Principals K-12
 
This 3-credit course will look at a process to implement personalized learning into your classroom or school district and the role technology can play for both showcasing work and supporting student learning. Using the resources established by the VT AOE, we will look at the components of a Personal Learning Plan (PLP) and how to take that back and use it with students.  We will be focusing both on the PLPs and student portfolio creation for younger students.  
      
 
Dates:            August 5-11 plus 8 online hours    
Time:             8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location:       CVEDC, Fort Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester, VT 
Cost:              $1510 CVEDC Members   $1610 Non-CVEDC Members     includes 3 grad credits from St. Michael's
                      Cost includes Chromebook, and texts: Bray, Barbara and Kathleen McClaskey: Make Learning Personal:  The What, Who, WOW, Where, and Why  and   Grant, Peggy:Personalized Learning:  A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology   

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Literacy Teaching Empowered by Data and Assessment: Grades K-6

Event date:
08-10-2015
Event End Date:
11-13-2015
Cost Info:
$ 950. CVEDC members includes 3 St. Michael’s College credits & books $1050. non-members

Literacy Teaching Empowered by Data and Assessment: Grades K-6

Instructors:  Ellen A. Thompson, Ed. D. with June Golato, M.S., CCC-SLP    
                                                                                                                          
August 10 – November 13, 2015     Hybrid:  ONLINE with CVEDCVT.edu20  including 3 face-to-face meet-ups
 
3 Graduate Credits (St. Michael’s)
 
This 3 credit course will focus on the expectations (and significant instructional shifts) for teaching with the English-Language Arts Common Core State Standards (ELA CCSS) for reading and writing.  Participants will focus energy on four steps for using assessment data to create goal-driven instruction for students.  Time will be spent on understanding how to collect, analyze, interpret and use assessment and data about students’ reading and writing strengths and needs to form goal-driven instructional planning.  
 
 
Dates:            August 10 – November 13, 2015
                      August 17 (2-6 pm), September 29, and November 10, 2015(4-7 pm) (face to face)
Location:        CVEDC Classroom, Fort Ethan Allen, Colchester and Online at EDU20 
Cost:            $ 950.  CVEDC members includes 3 St. Michael’s College credits & books
                    $1050.  non-members     includes 3 St. Michael’s College credits & books
 
BOOKS:      Grades K-2 Participants:  The Literacy Teachers Playbook: Grades K-2, Jennifer Serravallo, Heinemann
               or Grades 3-6 Participants:  The Literacy Teachers Playbook: Grades 3-6, Jennifer Serravallo, Heinemann              
                    and  for all participants:  Teaching Reading in Small Groups, Jennifer Serravallo, Heinemann