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MAY 2017

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.  

You may also view previous webinars of the Active Learning Study Group.

Register for this event. (ESC Works is our secure partner website.)

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JUNE 2017

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.

Registration Fees

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)
Registration opens at the end of February.
 
Adult family members of Texas students with visual impairments or deafblindness may be eligible for a registration stipend.  You may request this stipend when you set up your registration account online or by contacting Kate Hurst at 512-206-9224 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Contact: 

Kate Hurst, TSBVI Outreach Programs
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 512-206-9224
or
Deattia Macdonald
Region 10 Education Service Center
School District Office
Address: 400 E Spring Valley Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

Phone:(972) 348-1700

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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July 2017

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

For more information please contact:  Wisconsin Deafblind Technical Assistance Project & Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Jennifer Hudson-Stanek - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (608) 356-2023 www.wdbtap.wi.gov 

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.

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OCTOBER 2017

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.