Professional Development Calendar

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 25
Sign Language Classes - Fall 2017 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Fall 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on September 25, 2017 and run for 10 weeks. Anyone age 16 or over may register. Registration open...
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 SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list to be notified when an opening occurs. Starts October 2 and runs for 6 weeks. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual...
Oct 16 - Oct 24
Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., CTVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days Three-day blended workshop, from October 16, 17 and 24, 2017. Early bird expires on October 2nd! This course will focus on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for...
Oct 23 - Dec 10
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List: Graduate Credit or Join Waiting List: Professional Development Level. Starts on October 23 – December 10, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an...
Nov 3 - Nov 4
CVI Range Reliability Workshop Dr. Sandra Newcomb Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on November 3rd and 4th, 2017 is for professionals who want to develop their skills in administering the CVI Range. Early bird expires on October 20th! Hands-on practice to increase...
Jan 22 - Mar 18
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Dr. Christine Roman Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 22 – March 18, 2018 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)....
Jan 29 - Mar 25
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Dr. Sharon Z. Sacks Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 29 – March 25, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments...
Jan 29 - Mar 18
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Patrice Glancy, B.C.B.A Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 29 – March 18, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are...
Feb 5 - Apr 1
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Dr. Therese Willkomm Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on February 5 – April 1, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 8th! Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using every day tools and...
Apr 13
Fourth Annual CVI Symposium: CVI Best Practices and Current Research presented by experts in CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on Friday, April 13, 2018 presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments. Don't miss...