Professional Development Calendar

Sep 19 - Sep 20
Coding Activities Workshop Diane Brauner Onsite Training | Multiple days Coding has gone mainstream! No coding experience necessary! Participants will learn about at least three unplugged coding activities.
Sep 23 - Nov 17
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Dr. Christine Roman, Christopher Russell Online Class | Multiple weeks The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Sep 23 - Oct 27
Planning Transition for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.
Sep 30 - Nov 3
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Oct 7 - Oct 15
Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding (Fall 2019) Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., CTVI Onsite Training | Multiple days 3 Day Blended Workshop with Ellen Mazel focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
Oct 14 - Dec 1
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Patrice Glancy, B.C.B.A Online Class | Multiple weeks Identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled.
Oct 28 - Dec 15
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Fall Session) Matt Tietjen, M.Ed., CTVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
Nov 11 - Nov 12
Active Learning: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Patty Obrutz, M.S., O.T.R/L Onsite Training | Multiple days Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors.
Feb 29
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment Matt Tietjen, M.Ed., CTVI Onsite Training | 1 day The goal is for participants to leave this workshop ready to lead the educational team in designing an appropriate school day for a student with CVI.