
What's
New at The Vermont Institutes?



VERMONT MATHEMATICS INITIATIVEAPPLY NOW!
Applications are now being accepted to the Vermont
Mathematics Initiative, a threeyear professional development
opportunity focusing on mathematics content, effective teaching practices,
action research, and teacher leadership. Now in its sixth year, the
Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) has over one hundred sixty educators
who are either currently enrolled or recently graduated with advanced
degrees from the University of Vermont. Currently, VMI teachers represent
roughly 36% of the elementary schools in Vermont and 83% of the school
districts. The selection process for admission to the VMI will be
made on the basis of material included in the application and an interview
with a VMI staff member or program graduate. Detailed information
about the VMI is enclosed with the application packet. Completed applications
are due (postmarked) no later than March 11, 2005. Please right click
on your choice of format (PDF
or MS Word), then choose "save
target as" to download the application packet to your computer.

STOP
BULLYING
Check out these resources to help fight bullying in our schools, including
the Department of Education's Model Bullying Plan.

BALANCE
OF REPRESENTATION
Balance of Representation documents now available here!

LENSES
ON LEARNING
Classroom Observation and Teacher Supervision in Mathematics ClassroomsA
course for instructional leaders and supervisors of K12 mathematics
instruction. The seminar is designed to help develop the skills to
support math teaching and learning through observation, supervision,
and inquiry. Registration
now open!

SAVE THE DATEAUGUST 25, 2005
Save the dateAugust 24 or 5, 2005for the Leadership
Academy at the Killington Grand Resort in Killington, Vermont. Check
back here for details.

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NEW WITH VERMONTPASS?
