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Professional Development Opportunities

Barre UUSD Sponsored: 

There may be funding available for some of these opportunities. Please check in with Karen Fredericks  if you are interested in accessing support in funding.

Barre UUSD Endorsed: 

  • Educating Children Outdoors - “Educator Institutes provide week-long nature immersion courses for teachers, assistants, and administrators. Our institutes feature inquiry-based, outdoor learning through intensive experiential lessons, activities, and discussions. Led by NBNC staff and veteran public-school teachers, participants will move beyond the classroom and engage with nature as a learning partner. Participants will develop a nature pedagogy and learn to incorporate VELS, NGSS, and Common Core into their design of nature immersion curricula.  “Educator Institute

  • All Learners Network: ALN Events 

  • Begin free 40 hour Registered Behavior Technician training here.

  • Vermont Higher Education Collaborative Summer Catalog

Action and Artifacts:

  • Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Send a brief proposal to Karen Fredericks for approval. Work should:

    •  be in alignment of goals of the strategic plan,

    •  include opportunities to collaborate,

    •  be used by a larger team (when applicable).

    •  If approved, this work would come with a stipend.

Specific to Paras and BIs:


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Job Embedded Professional Development

  • Instructional Coaching

  • Tech Integrationist Support

Instructional Coach Request Form