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- Video Streamed Training for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrators
The Office of Career and Technical Education is pleased to announce a series of 15 training sessions to be held during the 2016-2017 school year for new and experienced CTE administrators. The goal is to provide sustained professional development on the responsibilities, identify resources, and provide technical assistance throughout the school year. All CTE administrators are strongly encouraged to participate. Review the training schedule today!
- NCAA Eligibility Requirements
College-bound student-athletes will need to meet the following academic requirements to practice, receive athletics scholarships, and/or compete during their first year. A free NCAA Eligibility Course is available to educate high school coaches, school personnel, administrators, and parents about the NCAA's initial-eligibility requirements.
- Living Latin & Greek Blogs
Paideia's Living Latin and Living Greek blogs provide interesting, intermediate content in Latin and ancient Greek to help bridge the gap between textbook Latin and classical authors. Every post is accompanied by an audio recording.
- Free Sports Nutrition Course
This course gives practical tips on how you can model and teach proper nutrition to athletes. Additional free courses are available from NFHS!
- Improving Programs for Students with Disabilities PD Opportunities
VDOE Office of Special Education Program Improvement has web-based trainings available online that offer support and resources for mathematics instruction support, planning a master schedule and using data informed decision making through the lens of the Virginia Tiered System of Supports. Participants will gain valuable tools and resources to assist in meeting the needs of SWD. Administrators, teachers and division level staff are encouraged to use these resources as a part of their ongoing professional development.
- Online Course Search Tool
Learn24VA is an initiative of the VDOE and Virginia529 College Savings Plan. This portal aggregates digital tools, content, and resources to support teaching and learning 24/7. The site quickly searches for Virginia-approved online courses by subject. For example, when you type "German" in the search box, all of the approved German courses would appear in a list. Try it today!
- Anne & Ryland Brown Summer Teaching Institute
Attend the Brown Institute at The Library of Virginia on August 1 – 2. Explore how to use primary sources to enhance student learning in the classroom, learn about new digital resources available, and explore the newest exhibition, First Freedom: Virginia’s Statute for Religious Freedom. Register today!
- Welcome to Gunston Hall Just for Educators Workshop- August 3
The program is for teachers of all grade levels, focusing on George Mason, his legacy and historic documents, particularly the Virginia Declaration of Rights. There will be opportunities to gain knowledge and skills, to interact with other teachers and to experience Gunston Hall. Register today!
- Teaching for Civic Engagement Seminar– August 2 and 3
Looking for ways to enhance your teaching practice this summer? Attend Street Law’s newest professional development workshop, Teaching for Civic Engagement, in Washington, DC. Participants will receive a wide variety of classroom-ready civics and government materials to support instruction. Register today!
- Teachers on the Estuary - August 2-4
This professional development opportunity is designed for 4th and 6th grade teacher and administrator teams. The participants will work together at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to develop science skills through the study of the environment, specifically focused on watersheds, estuaries, and the ocean. Two one-hour webinars will be conducted before and after the workshop. Apply today!
- Proposals for FLAVA 2016 Annual Conference
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 FLAVA Annual Conference: Globally Mine! The conference will be held October 6-8, 2016 in Williamsburg. Deadline for submission is April 17th.
- 2016 VAST Professional Development Institute
Virginia Association of Science Teachers is accepting proposals for presentations at the Fall 2016 PDI on The Faces of Science. This institute will showcase resources available to teachers through the many science organizations and companies in Virginia. The VAST PDI will be held November 17-19 in Williamsburg. Deadline for proposal submission is May 1.