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Course Evaluations

2016 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Reading & Writing Connections: Using What You Know About Workshop Teaching Across Reading & Writing – Elizabeth Moore, Lindy Johnson & Karen Heath 4.04 4.02
 Promethean Board: Using for More Than “Just a Whiteboard” – Lorraine Morris  5 5
 ONSU Math Lab – Angela LaCroix & Kathy Gingras  4.75 4.88
 Multiplicative Reasoning through Algebra Math Lab School – Mahesh Sharma 5 4.92
 Simplifying Fractions – Betsy Allen 4.83 4.83
 Understanding by Design proficiency Based Learning – Michael Martin & Michael McRaith 4.88 4.88
 Culture of Deeper Learning Brian Boyes & Peter Stratman  5 5
 Google Tools for Personalized Learning – Lina McSweeney 5  5
 The Inspired Educator, The Inspired Learner – Jen Stanchfield  5 5
 The Inspired Educator Part Two: “refresh and Reflect” – Jen Stanchfield 5  5
Average Ratings 4.85 4.85

2015 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Fraction Reasoning in the Classroom: Ongoing Assessment –  Beth Hulbert & Mary Abele-Austin 4.77 4.88
 Vocabulary Instruction: Using Technology to Make it Intentional and Doable – Lorraine Morris & Karen Heath  4.45 4.62
 Proportional Reasoning in the Middle Grades – Jean Sequeira  5  5
 Promethean Board: Using for More Than “Just a Whiteboard” – Lorraine Morris 5 5
 Google Tools for Schools GTFS Lucie deLaBruere & Linda McSweeney  4.77  4.70
 Diagnosis and Remediation of Math Problems- Math Lab School – Mahesh Sharma  4.27 4.55
 Green Mountain Writing Project – Rebecca Cardone & Doug Boardman  4.83 4.83
 Laying the Foundation – Building a Deep Understanding of Number in the Primary Grades – Loree Silvis  4.75 4.75
 Framework-Based Professional Support and Supervision / Evaluation – Marty Sorrell Lacasse  4.43  4.86
 The Inspired Educator, the Inspired Learner – Jen Stanchfield  5  5
Average Ratings 4.79 4.79

2014 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Childhood Apraxia of Speech: A Three-Day Seminar in Assessment & Treatment 5 5
Principals Toolkit: Quality Conversations in a Common Core Kind of World 4.70 4.90
Focused Instruction for Struggling Math Students 4.60 4.60
Number Sense & Number Concept 4.76 4.79
Diagnostic Assessment & Tier 2 Instruction 4.38 4.57
Promethean Board – More Than Just a Whiteboard (SP) 4.80 4.90
Consultation & Collaboration in the Schools 4.88 4.77
Multiplicative Reasoning in the Classroom 4.66 4.74
Building Upon the Foundation: Building Additive Reasoning Computation Fluency 5 5
Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics Math Lab School – U32 4.90 4.93
Proportional Reasoning, Algebra, through Geometry Math Lab School – Peoples Academy 4.92 4.85
Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics Math Lab School – Edmunds Elem 4.33 4.33
Promethean Board (SM) 4.86 4.86
Multiplicative Reasoning (SM) 4.60 4.40
Direct Instructional Writing 4.86 5.00
Instructional Leadership Toolkit: Math Strand 4.50 4.50
Support & Supervision/Evaluation 5.00 4.78
The Inspired Educator, The Inspired Learner 4.91 4.93
Instructional Leadership Toolkit: Science Strand 4.93 8633
Average Ratings 4.76 4.78

2013 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Co-Teaching – Rich Villa 4.13 4.63
Differentiated Instruction – Rich Villa 4.50 4.83
Childhood Apraxia 5.00 5.00
Principals Toolkit: Writing Strand 5.00 5.00
Common Core ELA Standards Series 4.0 4.1
Common Core Math Standards Series 4.0 4.5
Get Them Moving, Talking, Reflecting, Keep them Engaged! 4.25 4.88
Diagnosis and Remediation of Math Problems – K-12 SPED Workshop 5.00 5.00
Diagnostic Assessment / Teacher Leader Workshop 4.80 4.92
Diagnostic and Tier II Training 4.77 4.81
Multiplicative Reasoning 4.80 5.00
Principals Toolkit: Writing Strand 5.00 5.00
Mathematics Leadership Support Systems MLSS 4.82 4.94
Co-Teaching: The Reality of Co-Teaching & Making it Work for You! 4.63 4.60
Number Concept, Additive Reasoning, through Multiplicative Reasoning (Math Lab School) 3.81 4.03
Multiplicative Reasoning through Algebra Math Lab School 4.84 4.84
Laying the Foundation: Building a Deep Understanding of Number in the Primary Grades 5.00 4.83
The Direct Instructional Writing Process 5.00 5.00
Developing Algebraic and Geometrical Thinking Math Lab School 4.94 4.88
The Inspired Educator, The Inspired Learner 5.00 5.00
Framework-Based Professional Support and Supervision 5.00 5.00
Consultation & Collaboration in Schools 4.33 4.67
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Seminar – From Vision to Practice 4.12 4.40
Literacy: A Natural Fit 4.38 4.43
Average Ratings 4.61 4.75

2012 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Co-Teaching – Rich Villa 4.64 4.82
Differentiated Instruction – Rich Villa 4.71 4.82
ELA Common Core 4.27 4.58
Principals Toolkit: Math Strand 4.66 4.88
Principals Toolkit: LFI 4.66 4.91
Laying Upon the Foundation: Spring 4.85 4.85
Math Leadership Support Systems: MLSS 4.79 4.90
Reading & Writing in the Career/Technical Classroom 4.83 4.88
Math Common Core 4.25 4.40
Laying the Foundation – Summer 4.92 4.96
Teacher Evaluation and Walk Throughts 5 5
Differentiated Instruction Level 2 5 5
Direct Instructional Writing Process 5 5
Developing Numeracy Math Lab School 5 5
Best Practices in Science Teaching 4.88 4.88
Ensuring a High Quality Math Education for All 4-8 – Mahesh Sharma 4.33 4.66
Make it, Break it, Hack it STEM & DIY 4.71 4.86
Diagnosis and Remediation of Math Problems K-12 SPED – Mahesh Sharma 4.58 4.63
Priority Literacy in Career Technical Education 4.86 4.86
Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics 4.45 4.66
Diagnosis and Remediation of Math Problems (Workshop) 4.66 4.54
Regional High School Math Workshop – Mahesh Sharma 4.40 4.50
Average Ratings 4.74 4.84

2011 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Building Upon the Foundation 4.83 4.83
Co-Teaching 4.30 4.51
Data Driven Instruction RTI Tier 1,2,3 4.48 4.88
DI Level 1 5 5
DI Level 2 4.8 4.86
Goin Google Spring 4.88 4.88
Goin Google Summer 5 5
Karin Hess Dine & Discuss 3.95 4.3
Instructional Writing 5 5
Math Problems Workshop 4.65 4.74
MLSS Cohort 1 5 5
MLSS Cohort 2 5 5
Math Lab School – Diagnois and Remediation of Math Problems 4.73 4.79
Math Lab School – Multiplicative Reasoning 4 4
Math Lab School – Numeracy 4.66 4.83
Principals Toolkit: Teacher Evualtion 5 5
Principals Toolkit: Writing Strand 5 5
Principals Toolkit: Reading Strand 4.24 4.59
Service Learning 4.57 4.71
STEM 4.63 4.63
Support and Eval 4 4.2
Web 2.0 4.71 4.85
Word Study 4.75 4.55
Average Ratings 4.66 4.74

2010 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Building Upon the Foundation 4.72 4.81
Cognitive Coaching Days 1-4 4.64 4.76
Co-Teaching 3.53 4.03
Creative Movement 5 5
Developing a Framework for School Counseling Course 4.83 4.91
DI Level 1 5 5
DI Level 1 (Northfield) 5 5
Early Development in Math 4.79 4.84
Goin Google Summer 4.53 4.60
Goin Google Fall 5 5
Laying the foundation 4.41 4.41
Nation Board Certification 4.86 4.71
Orff Instruction 4.50 4.14
Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and their Instructional Implications 4.33 4.60
The Direct Instructional Writing Process in Grades 3-8 5 5
Leadership for Differentiating Schools & Classrooms 5 5
Math Lab School 4.5 4.5
Skillful Teaching 4.20 4.48
Teacher Evaluation and Compensation 4.61 4.92
Average Ratings 4.63 4.71

2009 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
ASCD- Strategies for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Professional Development 4.93 5
ASCA National Model of School Counseling: An Overview 4.5 4.7
Best Practices in Science Teaching 5 5
Bringing out the Best in Students, Schools and Staff 4.0 4.16
Cognitive Coaching Days 1-4 4.55 4.88
Cognitive Coaching Days 5-8 4.6 4.9
Connections Between Science and Literacy 4.79 4.89
Diagnosis & Remediation of Math Problems
Math Lab School
4.0 4.4
 Diagnosis & Remediation of Math Problems
Math Lab School (Westminster)
4.80 4.80
Differentiated Instruction Level 1 4.93 4.93
The Future of Education in Vermont: The School Counselor’s Role 4.0 4.58
Fractions Math Lab 5  5
Laying the Foundation: Building a Deep Understanding of Number SP 4.53 4.69
Laying the Foundation: Building a Deep Understanding of Number FL 5  5
Low Ropes 4.66 4.83
Math Leadership Support System 4.60 4.80
No GE Left Behind 4.85 4.85
Principals Toolkit: Science Strand 4.81 4.93
Principals Toolkit: Writing Strand 4.2 4.6
Professional Support & Supervision Evaluation 4.71 4.85
The Recorder in the Music Curriculum 5 5
Responsive Classroom Follow-up workshop 4.41 4.58
Socail Studies & Web 2.0 4.43 4.43
Vertical Alignment & Instructional Choices Through Common Assessments 4.43 4.43
Web 2.0 4.71 4.85
Average Ratings 4.42 4.59

2008 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating Instructor Rating
Building Upon the Foundation – Spring 4.33 4.29
Building Upon the Foundation – Fall 5 5
Cognitive Coaching Seminar Days 1-4 4.22 4.31
Cognitive Coaching Seminar Days 5-8 4.69 4.82
Creating Successful Writers through 6+1 Trait Instruction 4.69 4.77
Developing Proportional Reasoning 4.33 4.44
Diagnosis & Remediation Workshop 4.58 4.68
Differentiated Instruction Level 1 5 5
Health Realization 4.25 4.19
High School Math Curriculum 4.60 4.80
Improving School Climate 4.80 4.90
Inquiry Science Unit Development 4.90 4.90
Introduction to the Orff Approach 4.75 4.5
Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms 4.69 4.94
Literacy Lab Schol 3.75 3.75
Multiplicative Reasoning 5 5
PowerSchool Workshop 4.67 4.67
Preparing for National Board Certification 4.75 4.63
Principal’s Toolkit Cohort Series 4.43 4.43
Principal’s Toolkit: Math Strand 4.72 4.90
Principal’s Toolkit: Writing Strand 4.38 4.61
Professional Support and Supervision/Evaluation 5 5
Teaching for Critical Reading 5 5
What to Look for in the Results-oriented Differentiated Classroom see 2007 see 2007
What to Look for in the Results-oriented Math Classroom 4.55 4.69
What to Look for in the Results-oriented Reading Classroom 4.23 4.38
What to Look for in the Results-oriented Science Classroom 4.71 4.71
What to Look for in the Results-oriented Writing Classroom 3.53 3.80
Average Ratings 4.56 4.63

 2007 Professional Development Ratings

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Advanced Communication Skills for Educators 4.93 4.93
Health Realization 4.66 4.43
Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar Days 1-4 4.50 4.70
Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar Refresher 4.36 4.46
Data-Driven Decision Making and Data Teams (Mill River) 4.22 4.38
Data-Driven Decision Making and Data Teams (spring) 4.15 4.35
Data-Grounded Decision Making (OSSU) 4.27 4.50
Data Teams (Mill River) 4.64 4.75
Data Teams (spring) 4.21 4.36
Developing a Framework for School Counseling Programs 3.83 3.97
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom Level 1 5.00 5.00
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom Level 2 5.00 5.00
The Gilded Age through the lens of Vermont 4.37 4.17
Improving Math Instruction Utilizing Vertical Acceleration 4.97 5.00
Improving Math Instruction: High School Extension 4.80 5.00
Improving Math Instruction Refresher with Mahesh Sharma 4.90 5.00
Integrating Technology in the Curriculum 3.57 3.54
Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms 4.86 4.93
Multiplicative Reasoning (Stowe Math Lab School ) 4.67 4.73
Pathwise: Framework Induction Program 4.57 5.00
Pathwise Introduction (BSU) 3.79 4.24
Polarity Management 4.89 5.00
Responsive Classroom Leadership: Supporting Classroom Implementation 4.50 4.50
Teaching and Learning Mathematics with Mahesh Sharma 4.65 4.78
The Three Minute Classroom Walk-Through 4.63 4.63
What to Look for in the Differentiated Classroom 3.91 4.35
Average Ratings 4.49 4.72

2006 Professional Development Ratings

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Applied Economics and Innovative Teaching for High School Teachers
4.55
4.55
Bringing Out the Best in Students, Schools and Staff: Health Realization and its Application in School Settings
5.00
5.00
Communication Skills for Educators
4.83
4.83
Cognitive Coaching Foundations Seminar (Training Days 1 – 4)
4.38
4.75
Cognitive Coaching Foundations Seminar (Training Days 5 – 8)
4.88
4.92
Data-Driven Decision Making and Data Teams (June)
4.36
4.41
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed Ability Classroom Lvl 1
4.85
4.88
Elementary Science: Inquiry Methods and Curriculum
4.78
4.89
Improving Mathematics Instruction with Prof Mahesh Sharma
5.00
4.95
Integrating Technology in the Curriculum (Moylan)
5.00
5.00
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
4.42
4.63
March Mahesh Sharma Math Presentation
4.70
4.78
Native American Stereotypes (Helen Day Art Center Workshop)
4.45
4.50
Pathwise: Framework Induction Program
4.57
4.71
Pathwise: Introduction to the Framework
4.11
4.56
Play Therapy: Theory and Practice
4.67
4.67
Strategies for Improving School Climate – Elementary
4.75
4.90
Strategies for Improving School Climate – Middle
4.69
4.81
Strengthening Math Content Understanding for Educators
4.75
5.00
Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking
3.87
4.35
Average Ratings
4.63
4.75

2005 Professional Development Evaluation

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Adventure-based Learning and Low Ropes Course Facilitation Training
4.83
4.75
Applied Economics and Innovative Teaching for High School Teachers
5.00
5.00
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 1 (Cabot Session)
4.55
4.95
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 1 (Chelsea Session)
4.75
4.83
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 2
5.00
5.00
March Mahesh Sharma Math Presentation
4.67
4.76
Improving Mathematics Instruction: Using Vertical Acceleration
4.97
4.97
Intel: Teach to the Future
4.79
4.79
Introduction to Teaching, Learning & Assessing Science Inquiry
4.80
5.00
Living the Revolution: the Early American Republic 1789-1820
3.67
3.51
Mathematics Lab School
4.11
4.11
Mathematics Lab School – Level 2
4.33
4.50
Montpelier Leadership Series
4.33
4.33
Organizing and Managing a Comprehensive Reading Program in Grades 3 – 6
4.57
4.71
Pathwise: Introduction to the Framework
5.00
5.00
Pathwise: Framework Observation Program
4.25
4.63
Pathwise: Framework Portfolio Program
4.75
5.00
Strengthening Math Content Understanding for Educators
4.88
5.00
Average Ratings
4.63
4.71

2004 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Classroom Assessment Design and Practices
4.57
5.00
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 1
4.57
4.83
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 2
4.54
4.88
Effectively Managing Conflict to Achieve Results
4.79
4.86
Integrating Information Technology in the Classroom
4.75
4.75
Mathematics Lab School
4.38
4.68
Teaching for Critical Reading
5.00
5.00
Strengthening Math Content Understanding for Educators
4.81
5.00
Literacy Lab School
4.89
4.89
Literacy Lab School (Level 2)
5.00
5.00
The Substance Abuse Dilemma: Understanding and Resiliency Training
4.36
4.32
Pathwise: Framework Observation Program
4.25
4.44
Teachers Exploring and Integrating Multimedia
4.83
5.00
Robert Marzano’s What Works In Schools
4.30
4.90
Responsive Classroom Practicum
4.33
4.00
Advanced Responsive Classroom Practicum
4.86
4.83
Grade Expectations and the High School Writing Curriculum
4.07
4.13
Pathwise: Framework Induction Program
4.67
4.89
Demystifying Mathematics for Classroom Teachers
4.07
4.39
Pathwise: Introduction to the Framework
3.81
4.31
Average Ratings
4.54
4.71

2003 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Adventures in Learning and Low Ropes Course Facilitation
5.00
5.00
Study Group: Rethinking Special Education for a New Century
4.76
4.94
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
4.50
4.54
Woodcock Johnson III: From Beginning to End
4.44
4.77
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom — Level 1
4.36
4.58
Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms
5.00
5.00
Teaching for Critical Reading (June session)
4.44
4.75
Teaching for Critical Reading (August session)
5.00
4.94
Integrating Information Technology in the Classroom
4.63
4.75
Service-Learning Best Practices and Community Connections
4.00
4.33
Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors
4.58
4.83
Teachers Exploring and Integrating Multimedia
4.44
4.56
Effectively Managing Conflict to Achieve Results
4.80
4.60
Average Ratings
4.61
4.74

2002 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
ELLCO Workshop
4.00
3.50
Results and Performance Accountability: School Climate Links Workshop
3.86
4.00
Finding the Best Educational Resources on the Web (on-line workshop)
4.10
3.87
Approaches and Tools for Developing Web Enhanced Lessons (on-line workshop)
4.35
4.00
Inquiry in the Science Classroom Using Internet-based Data Sources (on-line workshop)
3.75
3.50
Training in Autism (Average Module Rating)
4.06
4.19
Teaching for Critical Reading (in grades 4 – 8) June session
4.93
4.93
Teaching for Critical Reading (in grades 4 – 8) July/August session
5.00
5.00
Integrating Information Technology in the Classroom
4.90
4.98
Classroom Assessment Design and Practices
4.55
4.61
Literacy Lab School
4.86
4.86
Responsive Classroom Practicum
5.00
5.00
Advanced Responsive Classroom Practicum
4.33
4.67
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom – Level 1
4.75
4.83
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom – Level 2
4.80
5.00
Connecting Service Learning to the Classroom
4.36
4.08
Para-educator Entry Level Training
4.79
4.83
Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom
4.59
4.79
Average Ratings
4.49
4.46

2001 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Literacy Lab School
4.87
4.80
Early Literacy Lab School
4.42
4.58
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom – Level 1
4.94
5.00
Responsive Classroom Practicum
4.70
4.80
Middle Level Responsive Classroom Practicum
4.35
4.55
Integrating Information Technology in the Classroom
4.83
4.88
Average Ratings
4.69
4.77

2000 Professional Development Evaluations

Course
Title
Course Rating
Instructor Rating
Developing Standards-Based Units of Study Utilizing Applied Learning
4.55
4.79
Literacy Lab School
4.65
4.68
Math Content and Problem Solving
4.74
4.89
Differentiated Instruction in the Mixed-Ability Classroom
4.79
4.86
Responsive Classroom for Credit
4.55
4.55
Integrating Information Technology in the Classroom
4.57
5.00
Average Ratings
4.63
4.78