Registration for Fall Math Webinar Series Sessions in September and October

Registration for Fall Webinar Series Sessions in September and October The Virginia Department of Education will continue to offer fall webinars to support teachers in addressing unfinished learning and student recovery of mathematics knowledge and skills. Bridging for Math Strength – Part 2 These sessions are a follow-up to the August 31st sessions during which …

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Professional Learning Webinar Series

Professional Learning Webinar SeriesVASCD is sponsoring a variety of professional learning opportunities for Virginia educators through webinar series with a variety of timely topics. Visit VASCD for additional details and costs:Session Series: Sept. 16, 21, 23. Designing Authentic Performance Tasks and Rubrics. Presenter Eric Carbaugh will share tools for the use of performance tasks and rubrics.Session Series: Sept 22, …

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Micro-Credentials

Micro-CredentialsExciting news! VASCD is offering the following Micro-Credentials from August 1 through November 15, 2021. Find out more information today!-Creating a Performance Assessment Blueprint-Designing a Rubric-Incorporating Peer Review and Feedback-Facilitating Respectful Student-to-Student Conversations-Building Classroom Community-Building Students’ Academic Discussion Skills

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Training Opportunity: Re-enrollment–Beyond the Basics

Training Opportunity: Re-enrollment–Beyond the BasicsThe Regulations Governing the Re-enrollment of Students Committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice, 8 VAC 20-660-10 et. seq., presents the procedures for re-enrollment of students into the public schools when they have been in the custody of the juvenile justice system and receiving instruction through local and regional detention centers and the …

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Humanities in Class Free Webinar Series for All Teachers

Humanities in Class Free Webinar Series for All TeachersRegistration for the 2021-22 Humanities in Class Webinar Series is open. Over forty sessions are scheduled featuring scholars and experts from across the humanities. Each live webinar is 90 minutes and includes resources and readings from the scholar. Participants can earn 5 professional development credits. The series is free, …

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Virtual Virginia: Free K–12 course resources & statewide LMS access for public school teachers

Virtual Virginia Outreach Program Free K–12 course resources & statewide LMS access for public school teachers The Virtual Virginia Outreach Program is designed to assist Virginia public school teachers and students by providing access to online learning modules via the Virtual Virginia learning management system at no cost. Each Virginia public school division has access to its own instance …

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Virtual Learning Support Toolkit

Virtual Learning Support ToolkitVDOE’s Office of STEM and Innovation partnered with Old Dominion University  Center for Implementation and Evaluation of Education Systems for new resources. They have developed a series of asynchronous learning modules, videos, and resources to support the effective delivery of virtual instruction. The website, named Virtual Learning Support Toolkit, offers research-based guidance to support …

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VAST 2021 Annual Professional Development Institute

VAST 2021 Annual Professional Development Institute  Registration is open for the Virginia Association of Science Teachers Institute which includes onsite and virtual sessions. The virtual institute will take place November 16-18. There will be an add-on in-person PDI PLUS in Harrisonburg on November 19-20. Register today!

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Research-Based Strategies for Remote and Hybrid Instruction

Research-Based Strategies for Remote and Hybrid InstructionREL Appalachia invites K-12 educators and instructional coaches to join a webinar on applying lessons learned from remote and hybrid instruction to post-pandemic contexts. Register today!

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Upcoming Webinars from VASCD

Upcoming Webinars from VASCDVisit VASCD for details and costs on their upcoming webinars:Session Series: July 17, 19, 21. Grading Practices that Instill Hope. Presenter Rick Wormeli will share more about adopting practices that instill hope and encourage effort.Session Series: Sept. 16, 21, 23. Designing Authentic Performance Tasks and Rubrics. Presenter Eric Carbaugh will share tools for the use of …

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VMFA Exhibit

VMFA ExhibitThe Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond is announcing the premier of a new exhibit entitled The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse now through September 6, 2021. Governor Ralph Northam is encouraging preschool and K-12 teachers, both from public and private schools, to see the exhibit at no …

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Check Out the VDOE Fine Arts Virtual Summer Institute!

Check Out the VDOE Fine Arts Virtual Summer Institute!The VDOE Fine Arts program is hosting a Virtual Summer Institute with an outstanding lineup of sessions to support educators statewide. Offerings can be found on the 2021 VDOE Virtual Fine Arts Summer Institute schedule. Sessions are open to any K-12 educator including fine arts educators, leaders, …

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Catch the VIBE this summer!

Catch the VIBE this summer! 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. Register: Catch the VIBE Ready to feel the VIBE? Learn more on the Virtual Virginia website.

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Computer Science K-12 Educator Opportunities

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 …

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Professional Learning CHOICE

Professional Learning CHOICEVirginia 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 …

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Brown Teacher Institute Options

Brown Teacher Institute OptionsJoin the Library of Virginia for the twelfth annual Brown Teacher Institute focusing on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Virginia Constitution.  The Institute is scheduled with both in-person and virtual options and will feature guest speakers and live Q&A sessions. Teachers will explore how to use primary sources to enhance student learning in …

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Virtual Learning Strategies for K12 Educators

REGISTER NOW   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 …

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Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program – Summer 2021

Transformative Teaching Master’s Degree Program – Summer 2021This 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 …

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Trauma Support for Schools Virtual Summit – August 16-17

Trauma Support for Schools Virtual Summit – August 16-17Join 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.

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Computer Science K-12 Educator Opportunities

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 …

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Not What Works–What Works BEST: Making Mathematics Meaningful for ALL Students Series

Not What Works–What Works BEST: Making Mathematics Meaningful for ALL Students Join T-TAC ODU as we offer a series of Professional Learning opportunities focused on evidence-based strategies that make math meaningful for ALL students.  All sessions will take place virtually. Registration Is Now Open! Teaching Mathematics Strategically to Struggling Learners 3-5 When: July 20, 2021, …

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STAYING CONNECTED: FACILITATING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE DURING and AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

This free 6.5 hour online continuing education (CE) program is designed to be completed at a time that is convenient to you – following registration, you will have up to 16 weeks to complete the program in its entirety and receive CE credit or up to 3 weeks for the non-accredited track. An email confirmation …

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SU 2021 Webinars for for Graduate Degrees in Educational Leadership –

Become a School Leader – Earn your education administration endorsement with SU.  The education administration endorsement programs will be offered online with weekly live virtual sessions.  The Master of Science (MSEd) in Education Administration is designed for those who hold an active teaching license and want to earn a master’s degree while simultaneously earning the …

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2021 VASCD Annual Conference: Turn the Page

2021 VASCD Annual Conference: Turn the PageThis is a new kind of Hybrid! Participants choose the way you want to attend with three options. Find out more information or register now for Early Bird prices with increases after June 18. Options:In-person: December 7-8. Conference will be held at the Williamsburg Lodge.Virtual Conference: December 8-9. Attend from your own location! …

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New VDOE SOL English Instructional Support

New VDOE SOL English Instructional SupportVirginia SOL Tracking Logs for grades Kindergarten through English 12 have been developed to assist teachers with determining which standards students have had sufficient exposure and experience with prior to the COVID-19 school interruption and to make decisions regarding when and how experience with new standards might occur moving forward. Each log …

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Registration is Now Open for the 2021 VCU Summer Learning Academy

Registration is Now Open for the 2021 VCU Summer Learning AcademyThe Academy will focus 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 24 topics, with a variety of formats to suit everyone’s schedule. Reduced prices are in place from last year in respect to …

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Journey into Teaching Academy: A PD Initiative for Selected Second Year Provisionally Certified Special Education Teachers

Journey into Teaching Academy: A PD Initiative for Selected Second Year Provisionally Certified Special Education TeachersVDOE Office of Special Education Instructional Services is announcing the third cohort of the Journey into Teaching Academy, a yearlong professional development initiative for teachers completing their second year as a provisionally licensed special education teacher. This year-long initiative (May 2021-May …

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Summer Literature Classes at Camp!

Summer Literature Classes  at Camp!  Summer literature classes at Camp   Community College bring rich   opportunities to K-12 teachers.   Recertification points can be gained in five   weeks during the summer for elementary,   middle school, and high school teachers.  Choose From:  Introduction to Literature  ENG 125-71A, 3 credits  Not sure about taking a literature course? “Introduction to …

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Virtual STEM Professional Development Teacher Camp

Virtual STEM Professional Development Teacher CampThis free virtual STEM PD camp by the ASM Materials Education Foundation has a variety of topics and dates for elementary as well as secondary teachers to attend. Kits will be supplied for teachers to learn about materials design. Register today! 

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“Discipline Update: Understanding State Law and Issues in the Virtual Environment” Webinar

The latest webinar presented by the attorneys at Sands Anderson titled “Discipline Update: Understanding State Law and Issues in the Virtual Environment” has been uploaded and is available for staff access on the Special Education Website. The website is available on the SPS Staff Portal. Click on Special Education Resources to access the site. The …

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CodeVA Professional Development Opportunities

CodeVA Professional Development OpportunitiesElementary and middle school programs prepare educators to explore Computer Science and to learn how to integrate the VA CS SOL into their core curriculum. The secondary elective courses prepare teachers to teach a high school elective in computer science or to teach an Advanced Placement level course. Find out more information today!

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Solving Global Problems Self-Paced Course —

The U.S. Department of State is excited to announce Solving Global Problems — a free, self-paced online course for U.S. educators! Problem solving ignites students’ critical thinking and creativity. It teaches students how to apply knowledge and skills to complex problems and it empowers students to make a difference in the world. Global competence equips students with the skills, knowledge, …

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Old Dominion University Special Education Grant/Reduced Tuition Programs

Special Education: General Curriculum K-12 Endorsement Old Dominion University and George Mason University offer grant funding/discounts for qualified school division personnel seeking endorsement in special education: general curriculum.  Teachers with valid provisional special education: general curriculum licenses are eligible and other school personnel with bachelor’s degrees may be eligible.  Tuition assistance is available for provisionally …

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Virginia Tech Opens EU Jean Monnet Center of Excellence

Virginia Tech Opens EU Jean Monnet Center of ExcellenceThe Center is partnering with the Virginia Council for the Social Studies, the Virginia Geographic Alliance, and other educational leaders in Virginia. More information is available about the VT Center for European Union, Transatlantic, and Trans-European Space Studies including a newsletter, educator programs and conferences, EU Council mock-debate for students, …

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Self-Paced WIDA eWorkshops

Self-Paced WIDA eWorkshopsThese self-paced eWorkshops are on a variety of topics for teachers, principals, and educational leaders including Social Studies: Engaging Multilingual Learners through Inquiry, WIDA Writing Rubric, Developing Language for Learning in Mathematics, Doing and Talking STEM, Leading for Equity: Classroom Walkthrough; School Improvement Planning for Multilingual Learners and more! Email to set up a free account.

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K-12 LITERACY BEST PRACTICES

The VDOE English Office has developed a webpage of VDOE resource professional development packages focused on best practices in K-12 literacy instruction aligned to the 2017 English Standards of Learning (SOL). Packages are bundled and sorted by topic for ease of use and focused professional learning.  Suffolk Public Schools will provide Professional Development  points if you follow …

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Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8

This GUIDE from the US Department of Education, offers educators evidence-based recommendations that address the challenge of improving mathematical problem-solving in grades 4 through 8. It provides information on critical topics related to improving mathematical problem-solving. Check it out today!

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