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VT-HEC News and Updates

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


Conversation with Early Childhood Special Education Graduate Amy Emerson

The VT-HEC is proud of its program graduates.  Many chose to take their coursework and continue on their career path.  Our agreements with our partners in the state colleges allows this to happen in a seamless and personalized way. Below is an interview with Amy Emerson. Amy went thro
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New Pathway to Licensure Opportunities

The VT-HEC announces the start of 3 programs that lead to licensure. All our pathway programs have the goal of providing quality preparation and training to Vermont educators who are committed to working towards the success of every child and student.  The 3 programs include  Special
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Peg Dawson to Present Revolutionary Executive Skills  Approach & Coaching Strategies

Dr. Dawson  translates cutting-edge research into meaningful, practical, well-organized, and easy-to-implement strategies. This brilliant book is by far the best on the topic that I have read to date.”–Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, author of Taking Charge of ADHD “Executi
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VT-HEC’s First Fund-Raising Effort

We Hope When People Consider Making Donations to a Worthy Cause They Think of the VT-HEC For the first time in its 15 year existence the VT-HEC will be making an effort to raise funds through donations.  Begun in 2000 as a VT Department of Education program intended to focus on person
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VT-HEC Preview – Building Reading Brains

The Science of Reading: Language, Print and the Brain The VT-HEC is very excited to be bringing Donna Coch Ed.D from Dartmouth College to Montpelier, VT on December 9 to talk about reading and the brain. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the reading brain from the perspect
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VT-HEC Announces 2015 Series on Autism

Chris Knippenberg, Teresa Bolick & Julie Taylor Highlight Fall Line-up Now in its 15th year, the VT-HEC will once again present an exciting, informative and practical series of workshops focused on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  New to the line-up is Teresa Bolick Ph.D who will
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VT-HEC Preview – Teresa Bolick, to Speak on ASD & Co-existing Disorders

A Remarkable Number of Individuals with ASD are Diagnosed with Other Disorders  There are two things that just about every educator and parent knows about Autism.  The first is that the numbers are still increasing; over 1000 qualify under Vermont special education rules, up from 250
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VT-HEC Enters its 15th Year – 2000-2015

15  Years Providing Quality Professional Learning Opportunities and Supports The VT-HEC was formed in 2000 with the mission of addressing critical personnel and training needs related to improving education outcomes for all students.  VT-HEC began in response to Act 117 of the 2000 le
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VT-HEC Supports Vermont’s Only Award Winning Schools

Cabot, Twinfield and Harwood only Vermont schools awarded the Personalized Learning Initiative “Twenty New England public schools in the League of Innovative Schools were selected  to participate in a new initiative that will help them develop personalized learning experiences t
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