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VT-HEC News and Updates

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

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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VT-HEC Fall Focus on Special Needs

This fall VT-HEC has lined up a varied and robust schedule of professional development opportunities focused on students with disabilities, struggling learners and learners with various other challenges & needs Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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National Experts Coming to VT on: Anxiety, Student-Centered Learning, Equity, Special Education Law

Lynn Lyons; Carol Tomlinson w/Bill Rich; Art Cernosia; Paul Gorski In addition to the many excellent Vermont presenters the VT-HEC has scheduled for the coming year we are excited to announce a number of very special offerings by experts from around the country. Anxiety – Lynn L
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Dealing with Anxiety in Kids & Families – Lynn Lyons

Anxiety is a persistent master. When it moves in, it takes over every part of  life from daily routines to learning, from recreation to social connections. To make matters worse, many things adults do to help anxious children can actually make the anxiety stronger. Nationally recogniz
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New Pathway to Licensure Cohorts – Special Education & Early Childhhood

Scholarships available to students that have no other financial support for professional development The VT-HEC announces the start of new course sequences that lead to licensure – Special Educator, Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education. All our pathway programs have
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Registered Behavior Technician Training this Summer

Based on the Competencies for the RBT Credential of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board The VT-HEC will again offer a training based on the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).  The training is designed for parapro
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VT-HEC Addresses Trauma & Anxiety in Schools

How can schools respond to what seems like an epidemic of students affected by serious trauma and anxiety?  The VT-HEC has made a commitment to support educators, administrators and others who work with students who have been impacted by trauma and anxiety.  Whether it is general intr
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