PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT



AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE, THIS WORKDAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Tips for Leading and Facilitating Successful IEP Meetings 
  • Presented by: Dina Atwood, Esq.
  • Date: Friday, April 3rd, 2020 - 9 am to 3 pm
  • Location: Vermont Granite Museum in Barre



VCSEA Administrative Assistant Workday
Supporting the Behind the Scenes Heroes!
Lake Morey in Fairlee, VT
Wed. May 20, 2020 
9 to 3:30 
 

Audience:  Central Office and Building Level AAs

 
Registration begins at 8:30
 
9:00 - 9:10 - Welcome
 
9:10 - 12  - Culture and Wellness in the Workplace
The morning session will be led by Cara Capparelli of NFI and include strategies to address compassion fatigue, navigate “office politics”, and think about workplace systems.  It will include reflection on how people manage stress in relationships while maintaining personal/professional boundaries, the function of gossip and group norms and identify supports and skills needed to minimize conflict and contribute to wellness in the workplace.  

Cara Capparelli is a Licensed Psychologist-Master and the Clinical Director for NFI. She has worked in community mental health in Vermont for over 30 years.

12:00 - 1:15  - Lunch and Walk 
1:15 - 3:30 - Work Smarter, Not Harder - G-Suite Training 
This session will provide intermediate training on the G-Suite including Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, and Google Forms and enable participants to learn new skills, shortcuts, and more to support their further use of G-Suite in the workplace. 
 
Technology for Tomorrow, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, empowers people in need by providing technology education and supporting skills through various local, state, and national collaboration efforts, in order to help individuals reach their professional and personal goals.


REGISTER HERE.






Join us for our annual spring conference  Thursday & Friday, May 21 & 22, 2020  
at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont
.

NEW THIS YEAR! VSA and VCSEA welcome our new conference partner, The Vermont Curriculum Leaders Association (VTCLA)!


This year’s conference will continue our orientation toward successful implementation of the principles underlying Act 173, as participants:

1. Reflect on what inclusivity means for themselves and those that they lead.
2. Choose and engage in a learning strand most relevant to their own context.
3. Consider implementation frameworks and tools relevant to education.

4. Network and share implementation strategies with colleagues from around the state.


Find out more and see the agenda HERE or go straight to registration HERE.


   

   




NEW LEADER ACADEMY 2019 - 2020


The Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators (VCSEA) is pleased to announce the annual New Leader Academy.  The Academy is a professional development program supporting special education administrators who are new to the field of administration. The Academy uses a cohort model and provides academic and practical instruction in an array of skill and knowledge areas important to success as a special education administrator.  The cohort model ensures that participants have the opportunity to share experience, expertise and support in a collegial model.


PROGRAM DATES:

JULY 15th and 16th  - Full Day Sessions 

Location:  Montpelier High School CAFETERIA


FOLLOWED BY:

Monthly classes from 9:00-12:00 AM 

Location: 2 Prospect Street, Montpelier

SEPT 12
OCT 10
NOV 14
JAN 9
FEB 13
MARCH 12
APRIL 9
MAY 7

Registration is open to new and aspiring special education administrators.  Program enrollment is limited to 20; if space is available, additional registrants who are not currently in an administrative role will be considered upon recommendation from current administrators.  The fee for participants to cover food and any cost of presenters is $900.00.

The Academy is co-taught by Meagan Roy (CVSD Director of Student Support Services) and Mary Lundeen (Montpelier Roxbury Director of Student Support Services).  Academy instructors and presenters will be Vermont educational leaders with extensive expertise and experience in the specific content areas.  In addition, the VT Agency of Education collaborates with VCSEA to present and co-facilitate a number of Academy topics.

Questions?  Please contact:

Meagan Roy: mroy@cvsdvt.org OR

Mary Lundeen: maryl@mpsvt.org

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

   


Adverse Effect Webinar

        

Shannon Newell - Assistant Professor of Psychological Services Castleton State College

Donarae Dawson - Director of Student Services Washington West Supervisory Union


NOW AVAILABLE -- CLICK HERE

$50.00 per SU/SD to download






The Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
2 Prospect St., Suite 5
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
(802)595-5799
www.vcsea.net


** Click here for the VCSEA Registration, Payment and Cancellation Policy regarding professional development opportunities through VCSEA.