Professional Development Calendar

Jul 24 - Aug 6
Get Started Quickly and Easily with Bookshare Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 24 – August 6, 2017 and runs for 2 weeks. This short course is designed for educators who have little familiarity with Bookshare and want a quick and easy way to get their...
Jul 25
Literacy Through the Lens of CVI Across the Three Phases of the CVI Range© Yvonne Locke Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the definition of literacy in the context of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Presenter Yvonne Locke connects Pinnell and Fountas' Eight Principles of Literacy Learning to Dr...
Sep 18 - Nov 12
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Dr. Karen Wolffe Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities...
Sep 18 - Nov 12
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Dr. Christine Roman Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (...
Sep 25 - Nov 19
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Dr. Karen Blankenship Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts September 25 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA),...
Sep 28
Active Learning: 5-Part Webinar Series Webinar | Approximately one hour This 5-part series of Active Learning webinars will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active...
Oct 2 - Nov 12
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Nathalie de Wit Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts October 2 and runs for 6 weeks. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the sensorimotor stage of development....
Oct 23 - Dec 17
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Registration is coming soon! Please check back for update. Starts on October 23 – December 17, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI...