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About B. Patterson Oden, Professional Development Specialist

Professional Development Specialist Suffolk Public Schools

FREE Corwin Webinar: Real Talk about Classroom Management – May 7th

Real Talk About Classroom Management: Connecting with the Hard-to-Reach Student Serena Pariser Join us:Monday, May 7th 6:30pm ET Presented by Serena Pariser This webinar is for any teacher in grades K-12 who wants to learn practical classroom management strategies that can … Continue reading

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VWU Summer 3-hour Graduate Courses – ONLY $199

Virginia Wesleyan University is offering teachers in our partner districts the opportunity to take a 3-credit, graduate-level course this summer for only $199! Classes are designed to help certified or provisionally-certified educators connect ideas to practice while focusing on real-world issues. … Continue reading

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Introducing Educator Micro-credentials

Review the Educator Guide below to learn how micro-credentials take PD into the 21st Century. 

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American Civil War Summer Institutes

Teachers Institutes The American Civil War Museum offers two opportunities for teachers to gain valuable content and techniques to take back to the classroom. Learn more about our annual week-long Teachers Institute and our Civil War 101 Institute below. 2018 Teachers … Continue reading

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Economics Summer Teacher Institutes – FREE

HIGH SCHOOL June 18-Aug 5: Economics ONLINE — Lynchburg/VCU June 18-22: Personal Finance/Harrisonburg — JMU June 25-29: Personal Finance/Chesapeake — ODU June 25-29: Personal Finance/Richmond — VCU Aug 2-9: Economics/Richmond — VCU Aug 6-9: AP Economics/Richmond – UMW/VCU Aug 13-17: Personal Finance/Stafford — UMW/GMU … Continue reading

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training Summer Institutes

MELT is MUCH MORE THAN professional development for Math Teachers.  MELT provides training and CEUs in Literacy, Digital Learning (technology), Science, and Mathematics and offers professional development for various groups of teachers and support personnel.  If you knew MELT in the past … Continue reading

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Agriculture in the Classroom FREE Workshop July 23

SPROUTING SUCCESS WITH AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM Join the Agriculture in the Classroom team for a highly interactive workshop that will help you sprout successful learners in your PK-5 classroom.  The workshop will feature cross-curricular, standards-aligned lessons and resources that … Continue reading

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Create & Lead a Differentiated Classroom Workshop August 1-3

Create & Lead a Differentiated Classroom August 1 – 3, 2018 | Lynchburg, VA Virginia Episcopal School—in partnership with the Curry School of Education at UVA—is hosting the VES Collaborative for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Lynchburg, Va., August 1 – 3, … Continue reading

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Slavery in Tidewater VA Summer Teacher Institute July 25-28

The Stratford Hall Summer Teacher Institute is an annual residential opportunity for educators located on the grounds of Stratford Hall in Westmoreland County, Virginia. This is the second Stratford Hall Summer Teacher Institute focusing on the realities and impact of … Continue reading

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CNU American Government Workshop July 19-21 – FREE to Accepted Applicants

American Representative Government: Jamestowne to the 21st Century Thursday, July 19 – Saturday, July 21, 2018 How can we employ the history of American representative government to help students embrace their role as 21st century citizens? Christopher Newport’s Center for … Continue reading

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Longwood Summer Literacy Institute July 19-20

15th Annual Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute: July 19-20, 2018 Your registration fee of $210 will include the following: Presentations by four regional authors Workshop with Ellen Oh Banquet dinner with Matt de la Pena Four 60-minute breakout sessions, including sessions … Continue reading

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Primarily Virginia – FREE Summer Online Course for VA Teachers

PRIMARILY VIRGINIA: MEADWESTVACO ONLINE TEACHERS INSTITUTE Primarily Virginia is an online course designed for teachers to explore Virginia’s past by examining objects and primary sources. These pieces of the past will be used as a lens to examine different historical eras … Continue reading

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Story of VA Teachers Summer Institute

In conjunction with Longwood University, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture announces its Weinstein Properties Story of Virginia Teachers Institutes for 2018. Earn re-certification points while exploring the history of Virginia, project-based learning, and teaching with primary sources! Choose between … Continue reading

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Longwood University Summer Online Learning

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Longwood University announces its Summer 2018 Online Continuing Education and Professional Development Courses for educators. We offer a selection of courses designed to fit your schedule, with your budget in mind. These courses are designed … Continue reading

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Principles of Technology Professional Development Workshop FREE – Only 14 Participants Accepted

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to offer a Principles of Technology workshop designed for technology education and physics teachers.  The 40-hour workshop will focus on new instructional methods for delivering physics content.  It will be held at Grassfield High … Continue reading

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W&M Math Day Conference – September 28

William & Mary Math Day September 28th, 2018 Our 22nd annual Math Day Conference will be on September 28, 2018.  The theme for this years conference is “Embracing Success for all Students” with emphases on using manipulatives with CRA, differentiation, equity, growth … Continue reading

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VCU Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention Degree Program

Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention Degree Program   Virginia Commonwealth University received a grant to provide tuition support for strong applicants interested in receiving a Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in early childhood. Applications are being accepted … Continue reading

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W&M Summer Online Teacher Course

For the Joy of Learning: Cultivating Engagement in Your Students is a 5 week online course for practicing K-12 teachers. This course will be facilitated by Dr. Denise Johnson, Associate Dean of Teacher Education (former elementary teacher and Reading Specialist), and … Continue reading

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VA Holocaust Museum Teacher Education Institute – Apply by June 1

The Teacher Education Institute is a ten day course, assisting educators with their understanding of the Holocaust and genocide. Sessions focus on historical background and pedagogy which link to the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements. TEI is offered in partnership … Continue reading

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VASCD PreK/Kindergarten Conference June 18

PreK/Kindergarten Conference  Register – June 18, 2018 in Harrisonburg ?PreK and Kindergarten teachers and leaders will spend the day learning about the effect of childhood trauma, how those effects present themselves in school settings, and how teachers can build relationships and … Continue reading

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