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Youth Voice & Youth-Adult Partnership Professional Development Series – Part 1

February 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

UP for Learning is presenting a professional development series for CVEDC on Youth Voice & Youth-Adult Partnership.


Part 1 – Introduction & Overview of Structures and Practices for Implementation, will explore why it is particularly important at this time in Vermont’s history to build school cultures where we “listen to, learn from and lead with” our students in order to fulfill the promise of personalization and proficiency-based learning. In this highly interactive workshop, participants will learn protocols for amplifying youth voice and youth-adult partnership in learning and decision making, and clarifying the roles and responsibilities of students and teachers in personalizing learning.

Target Audience: Middle and High School Educators, Educational Leaders, Students

*Please visit www.cvedcvt.org for further information. This series can be linked to Russ Quaglia and Lisa Lande’s session the day before and is a natural progression for teams wanting to continue with opportunities for student/adult partnership – including a session with students. Presenter joint planning will support a seamless transition between sessions.

Additional dates in series:

March 19, 2019 High School – or – March 21, 2019 Middle School

Part 2: Working Together in High School and Middle School

Using developmentally appropriate tools, we will facilitate protocols that promote dialogue and build a shared vision, assess progress, set goals and identify next steps. Participants will engage in activities from UP for Learning initiatives along with strategies from similar initiatives across the country and around the globe. Teams will end each session understanding the roles and responsibilities of young people and their adult partners in learning and school change.These workshops will model the process of elevating youth voice and building youth-adult partnership in our schools.

Note: Participants are encouraged to attend in youth-adult teams. We suggest that teams be made up of youth who represent the diversity of your school community.


$ 650 full series including Feb 4: Quaglia (3 days)

$ 400 UP for Learning only Feb 5 & March 19 or 21 per adult participant (2 days)


$ 900/Team of 2 adults/2 students) Feb 5 and one March date-students only attend March date for middle or high school (2 days total per person)

Date: February 5
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue Name: Hampton Inn Event Center, Colchester, VT
Organizer Name: Champlain Valley Educator Development Center
Phone: 802-497-1642
Website: www.cvedcvt.org