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Come back soon for more information on the School Leader Hot Topics #6 Conference to be held on June 20, 2023, at the Salem High School in Salem Virginia. Check back here for registration information and for more details on who is speaking.
Thank you to all who participated in this PD.
The program was held on January 30, 2023, from 9 am to 3:30 pm at the WDBJ7 Community Room.
Feedback is all about growth. Effective feedback should make a person feel good about where they are and get them excited about where they are going. However, giving feedback to others can often be uncomfortable, especially when it feels critical. It is time we change the conversation around feedback. This session will explore the foundations of creating a culture where feedback is welcome and sought out for professional growth. We will clearly define the components of “effective” feedback and practice techniques for giving feedback in ways that feel supportive without creating tension and resentment. Yes, it is possible!
It was a great PD. Thank you for participating!
Join Lisa Meyers and WVPEC for two action packed zoom meetings.
November 29 from 3:30 to 5:00
December 13 from 3:30 to 5:00
Attend these sessions to discover an explicit set of sequenced strategies for teaching reading and writing that can be integrated into any content. Specific strategies are presented to improve the structure, coherence, and clarity of students' writing.
$49 for consortium members
$59 for non-consortium members
Contact email@example.com for attending just the 2nd session.
Join us WVPEC and Gerard Lawson, Ph.D. for a Professional Development:
TRAUAMA & SCHOOLING: A PATHWAY TO SUCCESS FOR IMPACTED STUDENTS
The prevalence of trauma among school aged children is cause for concern, and our ability to support those students as they progress through school requires attention and strategy. Recognition of how trauma impacts students across domains (e.g., cognitively, emotionally, socially, academically, etc.) underpins that approach to addressing trauma to support student success. This workshop will present data our current understanding of trauma and the prevalence among students in grades K-12. We will discuss how traumatic experiences literally change how the brain perceives challenges, even those that are a normal part of the educational enterprise. In addition, we will discuss how best to manage the inevitable occurrences in school systems which serve as actual triggers for students who have a trauma history and those who do not. Finally, we will discuss how schools can become more trauma informed, to minimize the negative consequences on students who have experienced trauma, and situate them on a pathway to academic, social, emotional, and career success.
Please join us on November 9, 2022
8:30 am check in
9:00 am Professional Development starts
12:00 noon Lunch catered by Chartwell
12:45 pm Professional Development continues
3:30 pm conclusion
$79 for Consortium Members
$109 for Non-Consortium Members
Register at the REGISTRATION LINK
The Virginia School Leaders 6th Annual Hot Topics Conference is tentatively scheduled for June 20, 2023 (Tuesday). Check back for further details as they develop.
This conference is for Superintendents, Principals, Central Office and other School Leaders and will be held on June 21, 2022, Tuesday, from 8:00 am to 3:05 pm.
Location: Auburn High School, (Montgomery County Public Schools in Riner, Virginia
A brief outline of the day follows:
Second session: Roundtable Presentations
* The Science of Reading
* Instructional Coaching: Effective Feedback
* Teacher Retention
Luncheon with invited guest speakers,
* Dicky Shanor, Chief of Staff, Virginia Department of Education
* Jason Ballard, Delegate, Virginia House of Delegates, 12th District
Final session: Update on current legal issues in public education.