May 25, 2017
Active Learning Study Group
3:00-4:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
Penrickton Center for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired host this series of webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen. In this series of webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction. Attention will be given to organizing the student's day and delivering both general curriculum and expanded core curriculum content using an Active Learning approach.
June 12-13, 2017
Low Incidence Disabilities (LID) Active Learning Conference
Presented by Patty Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R
Preston Ridge Campus of Collin College
9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco, TX 75035 (near Dallas, TX)
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Programs and Region 10 Education Service Center, Low Incidence Disabilities Network are please to co-sponsor this two-day training event on Active Learning. This presentation will cover all the basic elements of Active Learning and is appropriate for individuals who have never been to an Active Learning training as well as those who have experience with this approach. For more detailed information and to view the agenda go to http://www.tsbvi.edu/lid-active-learning-conference.
Professionals and Family Members
- $100 Early Bird Registration thru May 15th
- $150 Regular Rate (starting May 16th)
Paraprofesssionals and University Students
- $75 Early Bird Registration thru May 15th
- $100 Regular Rate (starting May 16th)
July 20-21, 2017
Tips & Tools: Active Learning Training
Presented by Patty Obrzut
Location: Baraboo Civic Center, 124 2nd St. Room #12, Baraboo, WI 53913
Ms. Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L. a recognized expert and premier educator in Active Learning theory from the Penrickton Center for Blind Children will be providing you with tips and tools to incorporate this fresh and pioneering approach into your curriculum. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors. Training is designed for service providers and parents working with children from developmental level birth to age 3 years. Active Learning equipment and materials will be present throughout the training.
Registration: To register please complete the Google form at: https://goo.gl/forms/OCSOutrcyinZZ80p2 Registration is $35, please make checks payable to WDBTAP, including the name of the attendee and mail to: WDBTAP - Tips & Tools 124 2nd St. #35 Baraboo, WI 53913 Registration Deadline: June 19, 2017
Scholarship: Scholarships are available for registration and hotel costs for individuals working with students who are on the Wisconsin deafblind census. To apply for the scholarship complete the Google form at: https://goo.gl/forms/vloQYcRGeRtWLG432 Credit
Registration: WDBTAP has partnered with UW-Eau Claire to offer credit. This course is being offered at a tuition rate of $89 for one undergraduate credit or $109 for one graduate credit. Participants must attend both days of the training to be eligible for credits and complete the required assignment after the event. Registration materials will be available at the Tips & Tools training.
Accommodations: Participants are responsible for making their hotel reservation. A block of rooms has been held under WDBTAP at the WI state lodging rate or $82 until June 19, 2017. For reservations contact: The Best Western Baraboo Inn (608) 356-1100 725 W. Pine St. Baraboo, WI 53913
Transportation: Baraboo is located 45 minutes North of the Dane County regional airport in Madison, WI. There is no public transportation between Baraboo and Madison.
October 26-27, 2017
Active Learning for Individuals with Multiple Special Needs - a two day conference
Presented by Patty Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R
Arrowwood Lodge, Baxter MN
This presentation will cover all the basic elements of Active Learning and is appropriate for individuals who have never been to an Active Learning training as well as those who have experience with this approach.