Who should attend? Early childhood/early childhood special education faculty members and instructors and individuals who are responsible for planning and implementing sequences of professional development

What is the content?

Friday, June 29;  9:00 – 4:00         Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington
Topic: Developing a High Quality Syllabus: Enhancing Course Design, Content, and Delivery
NOTE: Participants in the June Master Class will need to bring either the syllabus for a course they teach or the outline for a training they provide.

Friday, July 27; 9:00 – 4:00             Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington
Topic: Building Social-Emotional Competence: Preparing Early Childhood Professionals for Whom Behaviors are Not Challenging
Friday, August 17; 9:00 – 4:00  Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington
Topic: High Quality Inclusive Practices: Preparing Early Childhood Professionals to Support Each and Every Young Child and Family

Friday, September 14; 9:00 - 4:00 Hilton, Battery Street, Burlington
Topic: Incorporating the Full and Equitable Participation Principles in Your Courses

Friday, November 16; 9:00 - 4:00 Hilton, Battery Street Burlington
Topic: Incorporating Vermont Quality Tools and Frameworks in Your Courses (VELS, CLASS, Ages and Stages, Teaching Strategies GOLD)
 What is the focus? Master Classes are designed to support professional development providers by
·       Provide current evidence-based content and practices
·       Create a forum in which faculty and instructors can acquire and exchange instructional tools and strategies
·       Share quality resources to use in preparing early childhood professionals to work with young children (birth through Grade 3) who are culturally, linguistically, and individually diverse and their families.

 What else?
·       Master Classes are supported by the Vermont Agency of Education and Vermont’s Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant
·       There is no fee, but participants must register in advance.
·       Space at each event will be limited, so register soon.



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* 1. Name and Address

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* 2. Which of the Master Classes do you plan to attend: (remember there is no cost for these classes)

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* 3. Do you provide professional development related to early childhood/early childhood special education? If yes, which role(s) do you play? (check all that apply)

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* 4. Where do you teach or provide professional development (PD)? List all contexts in which you teach courses (e.g., Champlain College, CCV) and the systems in which you provide PD (e.g., Northern Lights).

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* 5. Are there any special accommodations that will support your full participation in the Master Class?

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* 6. There will be no food or beverage provided at these classes. Please plan accordingly for your needs.