Professional Development Calendar

Sep 13 - Oct 25
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Nathalie de Wit Online Class | Multiple weeks Participants will learn about the Sensorimotor Stage of Development,the Van Dijk Approach,levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.
Sep 20 - Nov 14
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: A Foundational Overview and Understanding Ellen Mazel, Marguerite Tibaudo Online Class | Multiple weeks An inclusive overview of cortical/cerebral visual impairment
Sep 27 - Nov 21
Phase III CVI Dr. Christine Roman, Christopher Russell Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.
Sep 27 - Oct 31
Planning Transition for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Plan and administer individualized, age-appropriate, and culturally responsive assessments to develop appropriate activities
Oct 4 - Nov 22
CVI and the Ever-Changing Brain Ilse Willems, Lacey Smith Online Class | Multiple weeks An in-depth exploration of the brain and cortical/cerebral visual impairment
Oct 11 - Dec 5
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) Sylvia Magnan, Amelia Willcox Online Class | Multiple weeks Design and implement an augmentative and alternative communication system (AAC) for individuals with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)
Oct 18 - Dec 12
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Matt Tietjen, M.Ed., CTVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Use the "What's the Complexity" Framework to design a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
Oct 25 - Dec 5
Literacy and CVI:High Phases II and III Judy Endicott Online Class | Multiple weeks Support literacy achievement for students in late Phase II through Phase III who are ready to learn to read print