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Currently Enrolling

OpportunityDateModeRegistrationHoursTarget AudienceCost
Ted Lasso, Lessons in LeadershipApril 7In-PersonRegistration6.5 hrsSchool Leaders, Teacher Leaders$250
Step Up to ConflictMay 3In-PersonRegistration4 hrsAll Educators $200
VPA Summer Leadership AcademyAugust 1, 2, 3In-Person2023 Academy16 hrsVarious Options
Mentor TrainingRollingMultiple OptionsVPA Mentoring3.5 hrsExperienced School Leaders, Retired School LeadersNo cost to VPA Members
Strobel Education, Summer WorkshopsJuly 17, 18, 19, 20Live, OnlineLearn More & Register7.5 hrs (each)Teachers, School Leaders$200 when registering through the VPA

$160 in registering with a group of 10 or more

Bring The VPA To You

Contact the VPA to review available dates and costs in bringing the VPA to your learning community
OpportunityModeTopic(s)HoursTarget Audience
Better Conversations Every DayIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Collaboration, Capacity Building 7Vermont Educators
Step Up to ConflictIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Managing Conflict Productively 4All Educators
Leading People Through ChangeIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Change in Systems 4All Educators
Influence-Getting Things DoneIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Understanding Influence Styles 4All Educators
Feedback That WorksIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Best Practices in Giving Feedback 4All Educators
Direction, Alignment, CommitmentIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Effective Leadership 4All Educators
Boundary Spanning, Turning Boundaries Into FrontiersIn-Person or OnlineCCL Content: Collaboration & Connections 4All Educators
Learning Agility, Unlock the Lessons of ExperienceIn Person or OnlineCCL Content: Learning Dispositions 4All Educators
Leading Trauma Informed SchoolsIn-PersonLed by Erica McLaughlinto be arrangedAll Educators
CoachingIn-Person or OnlineCoaching for School Leadersto be arrangedSchool Leaders
Leading Proficiency Based Learning In-Person Led by Mike McRaithto be arrangedAll Educators
Lessons in Leadership with Ted LassoIn-PersonLed by Jay Nichols & Erica McLaughlinto be arrangedAll Educators
Effective Learning Environment PracticesIn-PersonLed by Jay Nicholsto be arrangedAll Educators

Asynchronous Resources

ResourceModeTopic(s)AccessHoursTarget Audience
VPA PodcastAudioSchool and Athletics LeadershipEpisodes Released 2x Month, Apple Feed-All
VPA Videos, Recorded WebinarsVideoVariedOpen-All
Equity InitiativeReading/LinksResources/Position StatementsOpen-All
Tips for Contract NegotiationsReading/LinksSchool Leadership ContractsOpen-School Leaders
Social Emotional Learning Bundles (CCL)Online Course/MaterialsSocial Emotional LearningEmail VPA if interested20School Leaders and Teachers

Upcoming Cohorts

OpportunityModeTopic(s)Next EnrollingHoursTarget Audience
Waddington Leadership InitiativeIn-PersonSchool LeadershipFall 2023 52School, District, & Aspiring Leaders
Community of CareOnlineCommunity Care Leadership, Current EventsSummer 202310.5School, District, & Teacher Leaders
Leading Vermont Schools
(CVEDC offering)
In-PersonSchool Leadership in Vermont, led by Jay NicholsSpring 20234 course credits with St. MikesNew School Leaders, New to VT School Leaders, & Aspiring

Ongoing VPA Supports

OpportunityModeTopic(s)RegistrationTarget Audience
Vermont School Administrators of Color Affinity GroupOnline & In-PersonLeadership, Support, NetworkingRollingVermont School Administrators of Color (including Athletic Directors)
LGBTQIA+ Identifying Vermont School Leaders Affinity Group Online & In-PersonLeadership, Support, Networking RollingVermont School Administrators Identifying as part of the LGBTQIA+ Community (Including Athletic Directors)
VPA Member Drop-InsOnlineParticipant GeneratedOpen, 4 times per week, links are available in VPALeads NewsletterVPA Members
Member Benefits SupportOn-DemandAs NeededMembership PageVPA Members
VPA School VisitsOn-RequestCelebrating VPA Members' Learning CommunitiesRequest a VisitVPA Members

Partner Resources/Events

OpportunityModeTopic(s)AccessTarget Audience
Community Navigator Pilot ProgramCommunity Partnerships for Small Business Development & LearningIncreasing access on business development for women, BIPOC, veterans, and rural locationsVPA Portal to CNPPTarget Audience, school leaders, teacher leaders, youth