Professional Development Calendar

Nov 30
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...
Nov 30
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) This one day hands-on workshop on Thursday, November 30, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom with students who are blind or have low vision. Check...
Dec 1 - Dec 2
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in Massachussetts) Onsite Training | 1-2 days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the...
Jan 13
Vision and the Brain Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on Saturday, January 13, 2018 will present an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a day with an...
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...
Feb 10
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) Matt Tietjen Onsite Training | 1-2 days In this workshop on Saturday, February 10th, participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and learn to use the What's the Complexity framework. The goal is for...
Feb 26 - Apr 8
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range Online Class | Multiple weeks Online class runs from February 26 – April 8, 2018 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course! Early Bird expires on February 5th. This course will provide an overview and additional practice...
Mar 10
Differentiating for English Learners Margie Kirstein Onsite Training | 1-2 days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 10 and March 31, 2018, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
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...