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VT-HEC News and Updates

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


VT-HEC Goes Green – First Steps

How does a small non-profit that offers professional learning opportunities throughout Vermont take steps to become carbon neutral in its operations? This is what we have been doing: Commitment At its meeting on December 12, 2018 the VT-HEC Board of Directors adopted a commitment to m
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New Work-Based Learning Coordinator Program

VT-HEC is happy to announce the development of a new Work-Based Learning program. The VT-HEC Work-Based Learning Coordinator (WBLC) pathway to licensure program will provide an 18 credit series of courses. The courses are designed to meet the licensure requirements for candidates who
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NEW OFFERINGS to Mark our 20th Year

VT-HEC turns 20 this year having been formed in the spring of 2000 with a course sequence pathway to Special Educator endorsement. Since that time VT-HEC has expanded its licensing pathways to include Early Childhood and Health Educator, provided support for secondary improvement and
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Lynn Lyons Returns to Vermont

Helping the Anxious Student: What Helps…and What Doesn’t? The VT-HEC is bringing back internationally-recognized psychotherapist, author, and speaker, Lynn Lyons to Burlington, VT, on May 9, 2019 to address the challenges and treatment of anxiety in children and youth. Anxiety i
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VT-HEC Equity Series Continues this Spring

Equity Literacy begins with the willingness to see what we might be conditioned not to see and with the humility to consider our collective culpability The Vermont Higher Education Collaborative (VT-HEC) is continuing its work with renowned educator, author, and speaker Paul Gorski to
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VT-HEC Board Commits to Going Green

Board Adopts Environmental Impact Policy At its meeting on December 12, 2018 the VT-HEC Board of Directors adopted a commitment to minimizing our carbon footprint with the goal of overall carbon neutrality. The statement commits the VT-HEC to assessing the effects program activities h
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VT-HEC brings renowned educator, author & speaker Paul Gorski to VT to Address Issues of Inequity in Schools

“Incredibly Valuable”  – Considering Issues of Inequity – In Participants Own Words  Over 80 participants spent two days focusing on issues of equity in Vermont schools sponsored by the VT Higher Education Collaborative’s Mission Investment Fund. During t
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Teacher from Kenya Attends VT-HEC Training

VT-HEC’s Mission Investment Fund Supports Participation in Autism Training Sellar Atieno, teacher and director of a small rural school in NW Kenya near Lake Victoria, attended a training focused on students with autism sponsored by the VT Higher Education Collaborative (VT-HEC).
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Lynn Lyons – Accommodation Plans & Anxiety: What Works & What Doesn’t

Almost every accommodation plan I have ever seen for an anxiety disorder actually makes the anxiety stronger Student abilities and challenges vary widely and we thus have an important federal statute (Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act) that guarantees all children hav
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