T-TAC Professional Development Opportunities

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State and National Events


Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2014! – Building Skills for Success with Students Who are D/HH

July 29 – 30, 2014

Save the Date!  Registration Coming Soon!  This year’s two-day ODUP Institute focuses learning on the tools found in Building Skills for Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom (Anderson & Arnoldi) and Steps to Success (Price).  Karen Anderson and Lynne Price will provide Virginia’s teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing (TODHH) and all who work directly with students who are deaf or hard of hearing in Virginia schools an understanding of and access to comprehensive resources and materials  designed to effectively address the needs of students who are D/HH in order to improve student outcomes.  Don’t miss ODUP 2014! 


PECS Level 1 Training

August 21 & 22. 2014

PECS is an evidence-based strategy, with supportive research from countries around the world.

The PECS Level 1 Training is appropriate for parents and professionals working with learners with autism, related disabilities and/or limited communication skills.

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the protocols for how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS.