Professional Development Calendar

May 12
Dual Media Learners Cheryl Brown, Education Consultant Onsite Training | 1-2 days This training will address the issues of dual media learning for students who are visually impaired. Participants will review case studies and weigh the many considerations when deliberating a dual...
May 20
Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education Lauren J. Lieberman, Ph.D Webinar | Approximately one hour NEW WEBINAR: Broadcast LIVE and FREE to attend Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education with Dr. Lieberman. Participants will be able to design their own strategies to infuse the...
Jun 22 - Jul 26
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Karen Narvol, Private Assistive Technology Consultant Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 22, 2015. This online course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The focus is on successful Bookshare...
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Perkins Summer Institute: Assessment and Teaching Strategies for Learners with Visual and Multiple Impairments Millie Smith, Consultant, Developer of the APH Sensory Learning Kit and Symbols and Meaning Kit Onsite Training | Multiple weeks A Week with Millie Smith June 22nd – 26th, 2015 Perkins School for the Blind | 175 North Beacon Street | Grousbeck Building | Watertown, MA 02472 EARLY BIRD ENDS JUNE 1, 2015!!! INSTRUCTOR: Millie...
Jul 6 - Aug 23
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Deirdre Walsh, MS CCC/SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 6, 2015. This professional development class is appropriate for special educators, administrators, and other related service personnel working with students who are visually impaired...
Jul 8
Veterans, Workers, & Citizens: Disability & American History through Primary Sources Laurie Block, Graham Warder, and Rich Cairn Onsite Training | 1-2 days We are pleased to offer a vital workshop on a little-known topic in U.S. History, with profound implications for today's evolving meaning of Human Rights. FREE workshop for teachers of Grades 6-12...
Aug 3 - Sep 6
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Megan Mogan, MS, CCC-SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on August 3, 2015. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments and...
Aug 3 - Sep 27
The Assistive Technology Toolkit: Meeting the needs of students with visual impairments in the modern classroom Yue-Ting Siu Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on August 3, 2015. This 8-week course will address the current landscape of accessibility challenges and provide guidance to build your own toolkit of solutions. EARLY BIRD ENDS JULY 20, 2015...