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Description: Registration The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is supporting school divisions in building capacity to use the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) in all PreK classrooms. School divisions must be building capacity for local, trained, reliable observers to conduct CLASS™ observations, which are required twice a year in all Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) classrooms beginning in 2020-2021. This includes VPI classrooms serving children with Individualized Education...
Description: Deaf 101 is a free online short course designed to provide basic knowledge and tools necessary to communicate effectively with deaf individuals, especially in educational and professional settings. The course is broken down into two modules: the first describes the spectrum of deaf identity and answers common questions about deaf people; the second provides participants with quick tips and strategies to communicate effectively with deaf people. You can take the course all at once or in...
Description: The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) is sponsoring several summer training opportunities related to CLASS: Register by 6/30/2020Limited Spaces! Courses start week of 7/6/2020! CLASS Primer for Leaders (2 hours coursework, plus 2 hours of LC’s over 4 weeks)• Understand how CLASS works and why it is important• Identify the value CLASS brings to your organization in the areas of improved teacher effectiveness and student outcomes• Communicate how the functions of...
Description: Fundamentals of Early Childhood Special Education Administration Webinar (Recorded) The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) provided the Fundamentals of Early Childhood Special Education Administration Webinar. The purpose was to deliver targeted technical assistance to school division leaders who act as the program administrator for early childhood special education (ECSE) programs. Since each division is different, this may include directors, coordinators, specialists, lead teachers, or...
Description: Many educators of young children with disabilities have asked, "How do I teach a 2 or 3-year-old virtually?”  Replicating classroom activities and materials for use in the home is not always feasible or functional. Instead, educators can shift to supporting new learners, the parents and family members of the child. This webinar will explore how educators can utilize a coaching interaction style to help families use daily routines and activities as learning opportunities. Join...
Date(s): 6/24/2020 - 6/25/2020
Description:  Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2020 Instruction for Successful Transition, Preparing All Learners for the Future  June 24-25, 2020, Richmond-Midlothian, Virginia (Specific location is being confirmed) Save these dates for the 14th annual ODUP Institute, Virginia’s Go-To event designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing and other educators who work directly with students who are d/hh! ODUP 2020 will continue its strong...
Date(s): 7/9/2020 10:00 AM - 7/9/2020 11:30 AM, 7/16/2020 10:00 AM - 7/16/2020 11:30 AM, 7/23/2020 10:00 AM - 7/23/2020 11:30 AM
Description: Register for July 9 - Session 1: Creating the Conditions for Successful Inclusion (Registration is closed) Register for July 16 - Session 2: Supporting Instructional Change (Registration is closed.) Register for July 23 - Session 3: Aligning Staffing, Schedules and Priorities (Registration is closed.) This three-part series has been designed for Virginia’s principals, special education administrators, teacher leaders, and central office leaders, interested in building a set of skills and...
Date(s): 7/15/2020 12:00 PM - 7/15/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Presented by: Holly Nester and Shelley Jewell Buy-in and knowledge of the facilitator is just as important as engagement of the student for a successful virtual therapy session. Whether it is a parent, other family member, child care provider, etc., these individuals are instrumental in assisting the therapist during sessions. During this hour, we will discuss coaching strategies to support the facilitator and help them feel empowered to assist the student achieve therapy goals.
Date(s): 7/15/2020 5:00 PM, 7/22/2020 5:00 PM, 7/29/2020 5:00 PM, 8/5/2020 5:00 PM, 8/12/2020 5:00 PM, 8/19/2020 5:00 PM, 8/26/2020 5:00 PM
Description: Registration As these unprecedented times continue in many different ways, you as early interventionists/early childhood special education staff are being called upon to support infants, toddlers, preschoolers, young children and their families through so many different life-changing events; the COVID-19 pandemic, racial trauma and inequity demonstrations are transforming regularly how you provide intervention and/or teach. The stress and anxiety caused by how these events are impacting you and...
Date(s): 7/17/2020 9:00 AM, 7/20/2020 9:00 AM, 8/13/2020 9:00 AM
Description: *This series of "Coaching Conversations" is for participants that have already viewed "Tele…Teach? How Early Childhood Special Educators Can Promote Learning from a Distance (Recorded, T-TAC ODU, Tele-Intervention)"    Audience: Early Childhood Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Administrators Many educators of young children with disabilities have asked, "How do I teach a 2 or 3-year-old virtually?”  Replicating classroom activities and materials...
Date(s): 7/21/2020 8:00 AM - 7/22/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Prerequisite: PECS Level 1 Training This two-day training focuses on creating lessons and activities to promote communication throughout the day. Beginning with a review of the Pyramid Approach to Education as it relates to PECS, we guide you in refining your PECS implementation and discuss current challenges you have experienced within the six phases. As you acquire teaching strategies on expanding vocabulary and syntax combined with new ideas for materials, we will discuss how to increase...
Date(s): 7/21/2020 3:00 PM
Description: Discuss best-practices in the field of adult learning and discover a range of resources available through the Early Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) and the Head Start Center for Inclusion (HSCI) websites. Identify how to use these resources for professional development and training with Head Start education, disability services, and mental health staff as some programs continue to face social distancing and others prepare to return to in-person programming. The session will include...
Date(s): 7/22/2020 12:00 PM - 7/22/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Presented by: Holly Nester and Shelley Jewell This lunch hour discussion will be full of interactive ideas that will hold student's attention in order to increase engagement and participation. We will highlight the favorite activities from SLPs, OTs, and PTs currently providing virtual therapies and invite participants to share their own favorite ideas as well. Let's pack our virtual toolkit full of new ideas!  
Date(s): 8/11/2020 10:00 AM - 8/11/2020 12:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer the Fundamentals of Early Childhood Special Education Administration webinar. The purpose is to deliver targeted technical assistance to school division leaders who act as the program administrator for early childhood special education (ECSE) programs. Since each division is different, this may include directors, coordinators, specialists, lead teachers, or others serving in this capacity. The webinar is specifically designed for ECSE...
Date(s): 8/17/2020 - 9/21/2020
Description: This course is designed to provide educators with skills and knowledge to instruct students with ASD in the educational setting. The course provides an overview of the importance of good instruction, appropriate skill selection, and evidence-based practices. A focus of the course will surround the "foundational five" evidence-based practices. The "foundational five" include: antecedent-based interventions, visual supports, systematic instruction, and interventions to promote social and...