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VT-HEC News and Updates

You will find information regarding recent updates and news about VT-HEC


Date Changes for: Tips & Tools and Designing Professional Development

Two Notable VT-HEC Offerings Re-scheduled Tips & Tools for Early Childhood Special Educators w/Judith Masson: Originally scheduled on 9/29 and 10/26.  Now scheduled to start on 10/26 (this will be day 1) and 12/11 (this will be day 2). This two-day workshop series will sharpen you
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VT-HEC in Rutland/Killington

Jen Patenaude, Bill Rich, Jon Udis & David Melnick Every year the VT-HEC has gotten requests to hold more events in the Rutland/Killington area and this year we have made a special effort to do just that with 13 days scheduled; including major offerings with some of our finest pre
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VT-HEC Preview: Focus on Young Children – Birth Through Primary Grades

From Topics on Children Birth to Three to Robotics & Reading in the Primary Grades There is much ground to cover as we work to develop our pre-school system in Vermont and refine our primary grade experience.  It always seems there is so much to learn, from what the latest researc
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VT-HEC Offers New Series on Trauma, Resilience & Anxiety

Dave Melnick, Jon Udis, Joelle Van Lent, Gillian Boudreau, Paul Foxman There are many introductions out there on the impact of trauma and anxiety and the strategies that can help address them but the VT-HEC is developing an array of learning opportunities that will go much further &am
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VT-HEC Fall Preview: Focus on Special Education

Special Education, Early Childhood, Autism, Reading, Trauma, Behavior We hope we can help you get the year off to a great start with offerings in key areas of need that focus on gaining practical knowledge and skills as well as applying them in real ways to benefit students. The VT-HE
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Thank you Kate O’Neil and welcome Donna Mcallister!

On July 1, Donna Mcallister will be taking over the position of coordinator of the Health Educator Licensing Program formerly held by Kate O’Neill. Kate is moving on after years of guiding the Health Educator program – we will miss her creative and focused leadership. Thank you, Kate!
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Structured Teaching Moved to Newport

Chris Knippenberg & Kathryn Whitaker – For Students with ASD and Other Similar Learners Comprehensive, effective programming for students with autism requires planning and supports that are used across the day. This three-day workshop is an intensive training for teams worki
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Major Changes to the VT-HEC Board

The recent VT-HEC Board of Directors meeting saw the election of a new member and the departure of an original member of the Board.  Vick Wells, Director of Student Support Services, Addison Central Supervisory Union in Middlebury, VT was newly elected to the Board.  Vicki has been wi
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New Training for Paraprofessionals – Registered Behavior Technician

 Based on the Competencies for the RBT Credential of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board The VT-HEC will be offering a new training based on the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).  The training is designed for pa
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