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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): 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): 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): 7/22/2024 12:00 PM ET - 7/22/2024 12:45 PM ET
Description: Calling all parents...Join ACE speech-language pathologist to learn about strategies and resources to improve communication this summer! Parent Huddles are intended to share information and helpful resources from ACE as well as hear from parents about their needs and questions! When: July 22, 12:00-12:45 Where: Virtual - Zoom Meeting Topic: Communication strategies and resources for elementary to high school-aged students
Date(s): 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, 9/4/2024 6:30 PM ET - 9/4/2024
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 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 Virginia - 6:30pm Each workshop will start at...
Date(s): 8/13/2024 2:00 PM ET - 8/13/2024 3:00 PM ET
Description: The purpose of Virginia Quality Birth to Five System (VQB5) is to measure and help improve the quality of all publicly-funded birth-to-five classrooms and support families to choose quality programming across program types.  The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will be hosting a webinar, “Introduction to VQB5 for New Program Leaders” on Tuesday, August 13th at 2:00 pm. The intended audience for this webinar is any new program leader who will participate in VQB5...
Date(s): 8/16/2024 - 9/20/2024
Description: A FREE self-paced online course for families of young children (birth through age six) with disabilities & developmental delays. You are your child’s first and most important teacher and you help set a strong foundation for lifelong learning and success! In this 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about supporting their child’s early learning and development and preparing them for kindergarten and beyond. Learn about: Parents as first teachers...
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): 11/18/2024 - 11/20/2024
Description: 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 18-20, 2024. Through this conference, we seek for participants to not only learn about evidence-based assistive technology (AT) in educational, vocational, and community settings with students of all ages and disabilities but also gain skills that empower and equip them to implement high-leverage...
Date(s): 3/12/2025 - 3/15/2025
Description: CEC 2025 will take place in Baltimore, Maryland on March 12-15, 2025.