To kick things off, please invite your personnel to register for Catch the VIBE, a summer series of free 30-minute webinars highlighting best practices in blended instruction presented by Virtual Virginia, VSTE, and Canvas.
English Language Development Standards Framework Introduction This session is for any educator working with an EL as an overview of the components and possible applications of the 2020 edition. Part 3, on June 21, will provide examples of and tools for differentiation. Part 4, on June 28, will explore resources and strategies for collaboration.
Computer Science K-12 Educator Opportunities CodeVA is offering free training programs for K-12 public school educators. The elementary and middle school programs prepare educators to explore the content and learn how to integrate the Computer Science SOL into core curriculum. The high school training programs prepare teachers to teach an elective in computer science or an Advanced Placement level course.
Professional Learning CHOICE Virginia Ed Strategies is inviting high school science, mathematics, computer science, and CTE teachers to consider joining CHOICE, offering $1000 a year to cover professional learning that teachers choose as well as associated costs such as travel or materials. Through this program, Virginia Ed Strategies is endeavoring to offer a community of practice that serves to lighten the mental workload teachers often face; lend support where teachers need it most; and empower teachers to invest in their career and future. For more information on CHOICE, check out the video and website!
Trauma Support for Schools Virtual Summit – August 16-17 Join the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia for their free Summit for educators, leaders, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who support PreK-12 educators and students experiencing trauma. The two-day event will run daily from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. If you have specific questions, email CCSSOC.RELAP@sri.com.
Summer Mini-Institute: Inclusive Practices for English Learners with Disabilities The Institute is designed to address instructional strategies and considerations for EL with disabilities in all classrooms. Teams of classroom teachers, English Language Development (ELD) teachers, and special educators/service providers are the primary target audiences. This event will be virtual on July 15 from 8:30 a.m – 12p.m. so all participants will need access to Zoom. Register your team today!
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Bring the Library of Congress into Your Classroom! July 12-16 This free course, by Teaching with Primary Sources Virginia, is open to Virginia teachers of all subjects and grade levels. Classes will be held July 12-July 16 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. synchronous session followed by independent work. Participants will have access to ready-to-use primary source sets, lesson plans, and analytical tools from the nation’s largest library to enhance critical thinking in the classroom. Explore the World Digital Library, historical newspapers, and global resources. Participants can earn 30 recertification points. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for details!
There is a fee for this workshop.The division will not be paying for this workshop.
Virtual Learning Strategies for K12 Educators
Planning to achieve results in an online learning environment
The Virginia Tech Richmond Center is excited to present this new virtual workshop. Participants will gain experience in online teaching and course design strategies and will receive a Digital Badge in Online Learning Strategies. This cohort style engagement will consist of workshops addressing:
All students who plan to participate in the 21-22 edition of the MMW Band must audition with Mr Woodis. Please email Mr Woodis at email@example.com for an audition date and time. Once you have passed the audition please register for Summer Band Camp. Registration: https://forms.gle/BvjH7pztmhJJB2557
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Step 1:Click here to access the registration page through the Virginia Tech Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE).
Step 2: Complete keynote registration. Please note that this will register individuals for ALL keynote sessions for both conference days.
Step 3: Upon registration for the keynotes, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to a Google form where you will indicate the breakout sessions you’d like to attend. Please note that Day 2 breakout sessions are offered twice so that individuals are able to attend two of the three sessions offered live.
Step 4: You will receive a confirmation email on June 14, 2021 containing links to each keynote and the specific breakout sessions you picked, along with login information.
Please direct all inquiries pertaining to the 2021 joint Equity and Teaching African American History Conference to the Office of Equity and Community Engagement at EdEquityVA@doe.virginia.gov or Christonya Brown, History and Social Science Coordinator, at 804-225-2893, or Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov.
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Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program – Summer 2021 This program is a fully online, 30-credit master’s degree cohort program for working educators who want to further develop their anti-racist, social justice-oriented teaching and leadership skills. It offers a seamless experience between work as an educator and engagement with the course material and participation in the cohort throughout the 2-years. For more information about the Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program, visit GMU.
2021 VCU Summer Learning Academy Registration is now open for this Academy focused on preparing educators to create a culture of educational excellence and equity in schools through innovative and practical techniques. There are over 50 different virtual sessions covering over 20 topics, with a variety of formats to suit all schedules. Reduced prices are in place from last year in respect to the financial impact of COVID-19.