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How to get CEUs for watching TSBVI Outreach Videos
You can select a topic at the top of the page to filter options. For example:  Active Learning.

Each topic will filter to show you a listing of different sessions available for viewing.  A double asterisk (**) before the session title indicates that the content is available for ACVREP or SBEC credit.  If there is NOT a double asterisk (**) next to the title, then the content is not approved for credit; it is only available for viewing. Each listing available for credit will have a link to register in ESC-Works.

How to register for CEUs in ESC-Works
In order to receive continuing education credit (SBEC and/or ACVREP) for the archived webinar you must do the following:

  • Login and register for the event at our ESCWorks Registration Site. If you are a first time user, you will need to create an account.
  • View the archived webinar in its entirety.
  • Fill out the Delayed Viewing Request. You will be marked as attended by an outreach staff person, and you will receive an evaluation notification.
  • Complete the online evaluation and provide the session code in the online evaluation form. This code is found in your emailed registration confirmation.
  • If you would like more detailed instructions, download a printable handout of this process.

What happens after you submit your delayed viewing request?
Delayed viewing requests are answered Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with the exception of holidays and breaks.   Once you submit your Delayed Viewing Request Form, you will be marked attended by an outreach staff person.

After you are marked attended, you should receive an email from messenger@esclive.net.  It will contain a direct link to your online evaluation.  A pop-up window will appear when you click the link.  Be sure to complete the online evaluation form in its entirety, and supply the session code that is contained in your registration confirmation.  Be careful to enter the code correctly.  You can immediately download your certificate from that same window.

If you cannot locate your emailed evaluation, you can log into your ESCWorks account and go to:  Registration History / Certificates, click on Online Sessions, and click on the Complete sub-tab.  A link to your evaluation will be located under the title of the session.  Any and all of your certificates for completed sessions will be located in your Registration History, if you should need to download them again.  Posted below on the second page of the handout is a screenshot illustrating where to find the links described.

**Active Learning Study Group – November 2016

Penrickton Center for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired host this series of webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen. In this series of webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction. Attention will be given to organizing the student's day and delivering both general curriculum and expanded core curriculum content using an Active Learning approach. Dates for the original broadcasts in this series includes: 9/22/16, 11/10/16, 1/16/17, 3/30/17 and 5/25/17.

**Active Learning Study Group – September 2016

Penrickton Center for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired host this series of webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen. In this series of webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction. Attention will be given to organizing the student's day and delivering both general curriculum and expanded core curriculum content using an Active Learning approach. Dates for the original broadcasts in this series includes: 9/22/16, 11/10/16, 1/16/17, 3/30/17 and 5/25/17

**Active Learning Study Group – May 2016 (Functional Scheme Assessment)

The Active Learning Study Group for 2015-16 will focus on Dr. Nielsen's "The Functional Scheme: Function Skills Assessment." This assessment is used with learners between birth and 48 months to determine their developmental levels and changes in levels. In our May webinar we will review several sections of the assessment and look at video examples of a student to see how these sections were scored.

**Active Learning Study Group – March 2016 (Functional Scheme Assessment)

The Active Learning Study Group for 2015-16 will focus on Dr. Nielsen's "The Functional Scheme: Function Skills Assessment." This assessment is used with learners between birth and 48 months to determine their developmental levels and changes in levels. In our March webinar we will review several sections of the assessment and look at video examples of a student to see how these sections were scored. Participants will be asked to complete these parts of the assessment before the May study group.

**Active Learning Study Group – January 2016 (Functional Scheme Assessment)

The Active Learning Study Group for 2015-16 will focus on Dr. Nielsen's "The Functional Scheme: Function Skills Assessment." This assessment is used with learners between birth and 48 months to determine their developmental levels and changes in levels. In our January webinar we will review several sections of the assessment and look at video examples of a student to see how these sections were scored. Participants will be asked to complete these parts of the assessment before the March study group.

**Active Learning Study Group – December 2015 (Functional Scheme Assessment)

Scoring the Social & Emotional Perception assessment of the Functional Scheme. The Active Learning Study Group for 2015-2016 will focus on Dr. Nielsen's "The Functional Scheme: Function Skills Assessment." This assessment is used with learners between birth and 48 months to determine their developmental levels and changes in levels. Participants will need to choose one student they wish to focus on to complete at least part of the assessment as a requirement for participation in the study group. Other dates for this series include December 1, 2015, January 21, 2016, March 29, 2016, and May 24, 2016.

**Active Learning Study Group – September 2015 (Functional Scheme Assessment)

The Active Learning Study Group for 2015-2016 will focus on Dr. Nielsen's "The Functional Scheme: Function Skills Assessment." this assessment is used with learners between birth and 48 months to determine their developmental levels and changes in levels. In our September webinar covers plans for participation, the sequence of study, planning a process for completing the assessment and determining the involvement of various educational team members. Participants need to choose one student to focus on and complete part of the assessment, as a requirement for participation. Other dates for this series include December 1, 2015, January 21, 2016, March 29, 2016, and May 24, 2016.

**Active Learning study group – Chapters 8 & 9 (Early Learning Step by Step)

TSBVI Outreach staff members Kate Hurst, Statewide Staff Development Coordinator and Matt Schultz, Deafblind Education Consultant discuss Chapters 8 and 9 in the book Early Learning Step-by-Step by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, creator of Active Learning.

**Sensory Learning Kit Study Group 6

The sixth study group session for TVIs learning how to effectively use the Sensory Learning Kit (SLK); facilitated by Scott Baltisberger and Sara Kitchen, VI Education Consultants for the TSBVI Outreach Program. This webinar participants review video and scoring from an Arousal State Profile.

**Sensory Learning Kit Study Group 5

The fifth study group session for TVIs learning how to effectively use the Sensory Learning Kit (SLK); facilitated by Scott Baltisberger and Sara Kitchen, VI Education Consultants for the TSBVI Outreach Program. This webinar participants review some video and scoring from a Sensory Response Record.

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