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Effective Classroom Systems

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Effective Classroom Systems

May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019

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This two-day event is designed to facilitate team learning and planning around Universal or Tier 1 Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports effective classroom practices. Classroom practices are those strategies essential to effective instruction and include: managing the classroom environment, encouraging/reinforcing appropriate behavior, responding to inappropriate behavior, active supervision, opportunities to respond, classroom expectations, routines and procedures aligned with school-wide expectations.

Who Should Attend?

Division leadership teams and school leadership teams, including building principals, are invited to attend. Divisions may want to consider extending invitations to division level staff charged with ongoing professional learning in classroom instructional and/or behavioral practices.

May 30
May 31
Check-in Start: 8:30 a.m. 7:30 a.m.
Session Start: 9:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
Session Ends: 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Meals Provided Lunch Continental breakfast (7:30 a.m.) & Lunch

How to Register

Registration is now closed. You may try to attend as a walk-in, but you run the risk of no materials, no meeting-room space and no provisions.
There is another session of the same training scheduled for July 10-11; please visit our website home page for updates.

For questions about registration, please contact us at (804-828-1482) or .

Note: Photographs and/or videos may be taken at this event to be used in a photo gallery, either on the VTSS -RIC or VDOE websites, or in a display via social media sources. If you do not want to be included in photos or videos, please contact us at .

As a professional courtesy, if you are unable to attend please contact us as soon as possible at .

Important Links and Documents:

Note: the materials page is password-protected; the password will be emailed to registrants approximately two weeks prior to the event. If you want to review the materials in advance, please contact us at .

Lodging Details

All attendees are responsible for all travel expenses, including lodging and mileage. 


Reservations by phone: 1-800-222-TREE (8733)
Deadline to make reservations: 5/3/2019
Reservations cancellation deadline: Refer to your reservation confirmation email.
Dates of room block: May 29 and 30
State Per Diem rate: $132 (plus tax)

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.
(Please plan to check out of the hotel before then.)

VDOE/VTSS blocked rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity has been reached. Once the block is full, additional rooms cannot be added. All attendees are responsible for all travel expenses, including lodging and mileage. The applicable state rate on the date of check-in is offered for single, double, triple or quad overnight room accommodations.

You must guarantee your reservation with your personal/school credit card. 

If you find you cannot attend the event, you must cancel the lodging reservations the day prior to arrival to avoid being charged one night's room + taxes. Rooms that are not cancelled in time on the day prior to arrival ("no shows") will be billed to your personal/school credit card.


May 30, 2019
May 31, 2019
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville
990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 United States
(434) 973-2121


(804) 828-1482