Paving the Path to Reading Through Purposeful Play Book Study

Paving the Path to Reading Through Purposeful Play Book Study January – June 2021 50 Nifty Activities for 5 Components and 3 Tiers of Reading Instruction by Judith Dodson Teachers who are interested in this event will need to complete the registration form by January 8, 2021. Click here for more information and to register

Early Childhood Administrators and Educators: Cookies with Region 5 Coordinators

Early Childhood Administrators and Educators:Cookies with Region 5 Coordinators SeriesJoin Meg, Kim, and your peers across the region on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm as we network, share ideas, and learn about new resources in early childhood special education.As part of the series, we will also create and…

Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators

May 27th: Part 1: Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators June 24th: Part 2: Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators Join your Region 5 TTAC in a two-part virtual professional learning event where we will focus on how administrators can lead, encourage, and…

I’m Determined Virtual Youth and Parent Summit

I’m Determined Virtual Youth and Parent Summit The Youth and Parent Summit is an event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities.  This year’s Youth…

Co-teaching Summer Institute with Dr. Marilyn Friend

This session will review the core elements of specially designed instruction as it applies to
co-teachers and their students. In addition, it will outline the process that special educators
should use to analyze student needs and then select, implement with a teaching partner, and
evaluate SDI in a co-taught environment.

Early Childhood Administrators and Educators: Cookies with Region 5 Coordinators

Early Childhood Administrators and Educators:Cookies with Region 5 Coordinators SeriesJoin Meg, Kim, and your peers across the region on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm as we network, share ideas, and learn about new resources in early childhood special education.As part of the series, we will also create and…

Co-Teaching Elementary Reading and Mathematics Summer Academy

Virginia Department of Education Summer Academy Opportunities The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with James Madison University (JMU), will offer several academies at JMU’s annual summer Content Teaching Academy (CTA). All 2021 workshops will be virtual. Workshop and registration details: Co-Teaching Elementary Reading and Mathematics Summer Academy: This Academy is designed for elementary…

Adapted Physical Education (APE) Content Teaching Academy

Virginia Department of Education Summer Academy Opportunities The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with James Madison University (JMU), will offer several academies at JMU’s annual summer Content Teaching Academy (CTA). All 2021 workshops will be virtual.   Workshop and registration details: Adapted Physical Education (APE) Content Teaching Academy: In this Academy, participants will…

Special Education Teacher Support Academy (SETSA)

The goal of SETSA is to build the capacity and efficacy of early-career special education teachers by improving teacher effectiveness and reducing teacher attrition in K-12 classrooms. The Academy is designed for early-career (beginning year through year 2) special education teachers and experienced special educators interested in being trained as instructional coaches. It will enhance…

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Augmenting Mathematics and Special Educator Teams for Middle School and Algebra I in the General Education Classrooms

Virginia Department of Education Summer Academy Opportunities The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with James Madison University (JMU), will offer several academies at JMU’s annual summer Content Teaching Academy (CTA). All 2021 workshops will be virtual.   Workshop and registration details: Augmenting Mathematics and Special Educator Teams for Middle School and Algebra I…

JMU SLP Summer Institute 

This one-day, online event is designed for speech-language pathologists (SLP) who are looking for novel and effective approaches for helping children learn how to express and regulate feelings, understand the emotions of others, and promote academic and social success. As schools return to in-person learning, this program will help SLPs immediately leverage their impact to…