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Date(s): 7/16/2024 - 7/18/2024
Description: Registration Open! Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2024: Creating Connections to Shining Stars is a collaborative effort between Virginia's Part C, Early Intervention and Part B, Early Childhood Special Education programs. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for infants, toddlers, and young children, both with and without disabilities. Keynote Speaker: Eric Litwin Happiness Simplified! Eric has been...
Description: Self-Paced Course: Think Like a Behaviorist: Behavior 101 is designed to address common misperceptions about behavior and children with ASD. Participants will learn about the importance of understanding behavior, the functions of behavior, the basic principles of ABA, common myths about ABA, and the ABCs (Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence). Learn how to think like a behaviorist in this first part of a series on behavior 101. This course is designed for any professional who supports young...
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: 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): 4/16/2024 9:00 AM ET - 4/17/2024 3:00 PM ET, 5/9/2024 9:00 AM ET - 5/10/2024 3:00 PM ET, 7/3/2024 9:00 AM ET - 6/4/2024 2:00 PM ET, 7/15/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/16/2024 3:00 PM ET
Description: Registration The Evidence-Based Practices Academy is designed to provide educators of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with direct training in evidence-based practices designed to increase access to the general education environment and curriculum. Through a two-day, in-person regional training, teachers will learn to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and revise learning modules designed to ensure their autistic students learn the required academic content in general education...
Date(s): 4/26/2024 - 5/31/2024
Description: Early Childhood Academy begins April 26, 2024 and will be open through May 31, 2024: Registration A FREE self-paced online course for families of young children (birth through age six) with disabilities or developmental delays You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your involvement in the early years is essential to setting a strong foundation for their lifelong learning and success. In this FREE 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about...
Date(s): 5/1/2024, 6/20/2024 9:00 AM ET - 6/21/2024 5:00 PM ET
Description: Register for Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2024 - ODUP 2024 is an event bringing together professionals and parents from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to engage in dialogue, discussion, and learning methods to strengthen academic outcomes for children who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind in order to increase the knowledge and skills of those who can have a positive impact on a student’s educational process. The registration deadline is May 29, 2024. Registrations received...
Date(s): 5/6/2024 - 5/26/2024
Description: Register for IEP University (IEPU) May 6-May 26, 2024 - The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families...
Date(s): 5/6/2024 - 5/26/2024
Description: Register for Building Strong Parent Advocates- May 6-May 26, 2024- PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, invites families to join us for our online training course, Building Strong Parent Advocates. Families of children receiving special education services find themselves in a world filled with complicated policies, confusing acronyms and terms, and piles of paperwork. Often families find themselves looking for information and background knowledge to help them better...
Date(s): 5/20/2024, 11/19/2024 - 11/20/2024
Description: TechKnowledgy 2024: Proposals Form - The Virginia Department of Education’s Assistive Technology Network is planning the 2024 TechKnowledgy Conference in Harrisonburg, VA on the campus of James Madison University this November 19-20. The TK24 planning committee invites all interested persons to submit proposals to share their knowledge and innovations during the conference's 75-minute breakout sessions on Tuesday, November 19.  Through this conference, we seek for participants to not...
Date(s): 6/3/2024 - 6/24/2024
Description: Register for IEP University (IEPU) June 3-24, 2024 - The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families and...
Date(s): 7/9/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/9/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/10/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/10/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/11/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/11/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/24/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/24/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/25/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/25/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/30/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/30/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/31/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/31/2024 3:30 PM ET, 8/1/2024 9:00 AM ET - 8/1/2024 3:30 PM ET
Description: Still feeling unsure about how to incorporate Augmetative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in your classroom? Do you wish you were more confident in your ability to model and teach AAC, but haven’t had the time, tools, or training needed to learn these skills? Join us for this FREE, interactive workshop where educators will gain hands-on experience using high-tech AAC to implement evidence-based communication strategies for students with ASD! We will discuss and practice using AAC to...
Date(s): 7/10/2024 6:30 PM ET - 7/10/2024, 7/24/2024 6:30 PM ET - 7/24/2024, 8/7/2024 6:30 PM ET - 8/7/2024, 8/21/2024 6:30 PM ET - 8/21/2024
Description: Register for one or more of the Special Education Workshop Series - Summer 2024 - PEATC presents this virtual workshop series for parents and professionals who want to learn more about special education in Virginia. Register once to attend some or all of the informative workshops! July 10 - From Referral to Eligibility - 6:30pm July 24 - Anatomy of an IEP - 6:30pm August 7 - Measurable IEP Goals - 6:30pm August 21 - Ins and Outs of IEP Meetings - 6:30pm September 4 - Dispute Resolution in...
Date(s): 7/15/2024 - 7/16/2024
Description: Register for the Parent Institute - Are you a parent of a child with disabilities who is new to special education services in Virginia? Apply today for our in-person, two-day Parent Institute training!  This program is an essential first step in navigating the complicated special education system with confidence. You'll gain valuable insights into the special education process, discover a wealth of resources, and connect with other parents on the same journey. Participants will need to...
Date(s): 8/22/2024 10:00 AM ET - 8/22/2024 11:30 AM ET, 9/18/2024 10:00 AM ET - 9/18/2024 11:30 AM ET, 10/2/2024 10:00 AM ET - 10/2/2024 11:30 AM ET
Description: This three-part webinar series, to be provided on August 22nd, September 18th, and October 2nd from 10:00-11:30 am, is intended for new ECSE administrators, new special education directors or those who would like a refresh on topics related to ECSE administration. The series will cover important topics, including an overview of Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education programs, VDOE guidance regarding inclusive practices, an overview of ECSE indicator data (indicators 6, 7, and 12),...
Date(s): 9/17/2024 - 9/20/2024
Description: Save the Date: Division for Early Childhood's 40th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families; September 17 – 20, 2024 DEC 2024 will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. The topic is: The Future of Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood (Ages 0-8): Equitable Access, Participation, and Supports Call for Reviewers and Mentors will open soon and close January 25, 2024. Call for proposals will also be available soon....
Date(s): 9/24/2024 3:00 PM ET - 10/30/2024 4:30 PM ET
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is offering the Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Service Delivery Model Community of Learning beginning September 2024. The purpose of the Community of Learning (CoL) is to deliver targeted technical assistance and professional development to teachers endorsed in early childhood special education (ECSE) who provide special education services using the itinerant model. In an itinerant model, an ECSE-endorsed teacher travels between classrooms...
Date(s): 3/12/2025 - 3/15/2025
Description: CEC 2025 will take place in Baltimore, Maryland on March 12-15, 2025.