Professional Development Calendar

Sep 18 - Nov 12
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Dr. Karen Wolffe Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities...
Sep 18 - Nov 12
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Dr. Christine Roman Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (...
Sep 25 - Nov 19
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Dr. Karen Blankenship Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts September 25 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA),...
Sep 25
Sign Language Classes - Fall 2017 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Fall 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on September 25, 2017 and run for 10 weeks. Anyone age 16 or over may register. Registration open...
Sep 28
Active Learning: 5-Part Webinar Series Webinar | Approximately one hour This 5-part series of Active Learning webinars will focus on a variety of topics, such as setting up a classroom and schedule, choosing materials, addressing the student with CVI, using Active...
Oct 2 - Nov 12
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Nathalie de Wit Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts October 2 and runs for 6 weeks. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the sensorimotor stage of development....
Oct 16 - Oct 24
Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., CTVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days Three-day blended workshop, from October 16, 17 and 24, 2017. Early bird expires on October 2nd! This course will focus on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for...
Oct 23 - Dec 10
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 23 – December 10, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with an emphasis on how they...