Professional Development Calendar

Jun 8
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Karen Narvol Webinar | Approximately one hour Broadcast LIVE. Audio Supported Reading (ASR) is a technology-based approach to teaching reading that enhances a student’s access to the text, whether reading in print or in braille. In this webinar...
Jun 20 - Jul 24
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 20 – July 24, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Jun 27 - Aug 21
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes - Part Two Online Class | Multiple weeks NOTE: Participants can take this course without taking Part 1 of this class. Starts on June 27 – August 21, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five...
Jun 28 - Jun 30
Cortical Visual Impairment - Causes and Strategies Onsite Training | 1-2 days Starts on June 28 – June 30, 2016 and runs for 3 days. This course focuses on Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students...
Jul 11 - Sep 4
Cortical Visual Impairment - Dr. Christine Roman Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 11 – September 4, 2016 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 (CVI)....
Jul 18 - Sep 4
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 18 – September 4, 2016 and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
Jul 19 - Jul 21
Evidenced-Based Practices for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities, Including Deafblindness: Assessment and Instructional Frameworks for Communication and Tactile Skills Onsite Training | 1-2 days Starts on July 19 – July 21, 2016 and runs for 3 days. This 3-day workshop will bring together national experts in the field to share their expertise related to instruction for students with visual...
Jul 25 - Aug 28
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 25 – August 28, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The class offers AT...
Sep 22
Active Learning: 5-Part Webinar Series Webinar | Approximately one hour In this series of Active Learning webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction. Attention will be given to organizing the student’s day and...