The Digging Deep Expert Series is designed to provide Vermont educators with the opportunity to learn from and engage with experts who have established credibility in creating Instructional Practices, Flexible Pathways, Local Comprehensive Assessments and Proficiency-Based Learning (PBL) Systems.
Spring 2017 Digging Deep Expert Series
Recharge your learning this spring with an exciting lineup of guests in the Vermont Professional Learning Network’s Digging Deep Expert Series as part of the network’s ongoing efforts to bring quality professional learning to educators statewide. This spring, our two series will focus on creating student-centered learning experiences and leveraging collaboration to effect powerful, lasting change in our schools. Choose the series that’s right for you, or join us for both.
Andrew Hargreaves Series
Andrew Hargreaves is an internationally- acclaimed education scholar with a focus on professional practice and teacher leadership for change. In his two-workshop series, he will bring his expertise to Vermont to show how educators can best work together to leverage engagement and success for both students and teachers.
Collaborative Professionalism: Working Well Together for All Students' Success
April 10, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Morey Resort
Leading from the Middle: Taking Initiative for the Local Implementation of Education Quality Standards
June 19, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Morey Resort
This two-session series is $200 per person with breakfast and lunch included. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of Hargreaves’ book, Collaborative Professionalism. For more information about the series and to register online for the Andrew Hargreaves Series.
Allison Zmuda Series
Allison Zmuda brings more than 17 years of experience as an education consultant specializing in student-centered learning. In her two-workshop series, she will give participants a clear overview of just what personalized learning is and how to adopt the dispositions necessary to make the most of this powerful framework.
Flattening the Hierarchy of the Classroom: Making Space for Students at the Design Table
May 2, 2018 from 8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Morey Resort
Generating and Cultivating Ideas: Growing Learners through Intentional Use of Habits of Mind
May 3, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Morey Resort
This two-session series is $200 per person with breakfast and lunch included. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of Zmuda's book, Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind. For more information about the series and to register for the Allison Zmuda Series.
Modules from past events are available through the side navigation. They are designed to be completed in sections so can be done at your own pace, either individually or in groups.
Modules in this section address the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Education Quality Standards
Modules in this section address the implementation of the EQS.
Plans and Implementation
Modules in this section address how to create and implement plans, from setting up meetings to evaluating results.