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Professional Visit Days

We invite high school and college professionals who work with students with learning disabilities, ADHD, or ASD to visit our campus. Let us share with you how and why Landmark College's unique approach works for students who learn differently.

Upcoming Professional Visit Days

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Fall 2017

  • October 5-6
  • ​November 2-3

Spring 2018 

  • March 8-9
  • ​April 19-20
  • May 3-4

Your visit will include:

  • Meeting current Landmark College students
  • Presentations by Landmark faculty and staff on assistive technology, coaching, our language intensive curriculum, college planning services, and much more
  • Campus tour
  • Information about our summer programs for high school and college students
  • Details on programs for Visiting College Students

Who Should Attend?

  • Educational consultants
  • High school guidance counselors
  • High school special education coordinators
  • College academic advisors
  • College learning support coordinators

Expenses Covered by Landmark College

  • A travel stipend for people traveling 100 miles or more, based on distance traveled
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Meals and refreshments

Register here for Professional Visit Days. Pre-registration is required. Cancelations received within one week of the event (including registrants who do not attend and do not notify us) will result in charges to the registrant.

Participants will receive an email with instructions and stipend information.

If more than one person from your institution will attend, please call Carroll Paré in Admissions at 802-387-6885.

Other Professional Learning Opportunities

The Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT) offers professional learning for educators around the world, including workshops, webinars, online courses, the Landmark College Summer Institute, and the LD Innovation Symposium. Topics include language-based learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, executive function, technologies for educational access, reading and literacy, math disorders, universal design and its application, documentation and accommodations, and educational transitions across the life span.

Questions? 

Landmark College Office of Admissions
802-387-6718
admissions@landmark.edu

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  • Sample Agenda
    Professional Visit Days For Educators

    THURSDAY

    8:30 a.m.
    Drake Center for Academic Support – East Academic Building (EAB)
    Check-In

    8:45 a.m.
    Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Making the Most of Your Landmark College Visit
    James Vander Hooven, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management
    An overview of the objectives, goals, and activities planned for you during our Professional Visit Day — and what you can do to maximize the benefits of your experience.

    9:00 a.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    President’s Welcome
    Peter A. Eden, Ph.D., President

    9:15 a.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Landmark’s Comprehensive Mission in an Evolving Field
    MacLean Gander, Ed.D., Professor of English and Senior Associate, Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT)
    A look at how learning differences have been identified in education through the years, how the field has advanced, and how LC’s education programs and outreach efforts have evolved over the years.

    10:15 a.m.
    Break

    10:30 a.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Academic Program Overview
    Adrienne Major, Ph.D., Academic Dean
    An overview of Landmark College’s integrated, sequential curriculum, degree programs, and study abroad opportunities.

    11:00 a.m.
    Student-Guided Campus Tour

    12:15 p.m.
    Landmark College Dining Hall
    Lunch

    1:00 p.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Supporting “At-Risk” Students: The Whole Student
    Moderator: Michael Luciani, M.B.A., Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Campus Life
    Panel: Sandy Bower, Manager of the Drake Center for Academic Support • Andy Donahue, Director of Social Pragmatic Services • Jackie Mills, Director of Health, Counseling and Wellness • Christopher Osgood, Director of Advising
    Many students have multiple dimensions of challenge. This panel will engage in a collaborative discussion about the challenges of working with “at-risk” students.

    2:00 p.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Short-Term Programs Overview
    Susan Grabowski, Director of Short-Term Programs
    An overview of our Short-Term Programs: Transition to College for students enrolling for the first time; High School Summer Programs for rising juniors and seniors; Summer Session for Visiting College Students; our two-week Transition Workshop in New York City; and our week-long Intensive Workshop in Berkeley, CA.

    2:30 p.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Educational Technology at Landmark College
    Melissa Wetherby, Lead Educational Technologist • Josh Maiocco, Educational Technologist
    Landmark College integrates multiple educational technologies to create the least restrictive environment for students. This presentation will give an overview of technology use at LC; its assistive technology,learning tools, learning spaces, support, and training.

    3:30 p.m.
    Brooks O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Beyond Landmark College
    Jan Coplan, M.Ed., Director of Transfer, Career and Internship Services
    The Office of Transfer, Career and Internship Services assists students in preparing for what happens after they leave Landmark College, whether they choose to transfer to complete their bachelor’s degree, transition into the workforce, or gain admission to graduate school. This session will focus on how we work with our students to help them achieve their goals.

    4:30 p.m.
    Strauch Family Student Center
    Hospitality Hour: Hors d’oeuvres and Cocktails

    5:30 p.m.
    Strauch Family Student Center
    Dinner & Student Panel
    Facilitated by Sydney Ruff, Associate Director of Admissions
    Landmark College students share their stories.

    FRIDAY

    9:00 a.m.
    Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Executive Function: A Crucial Factor in Student Success
    Linda Hecker, M.Ed., LCIRT Lead Education Specialist
    Why do some otherwise able students struggle with organization, sustaining effort or attention, and getting their work done on time? Often, executive function difficulties are at the heart of these struggles. Executive function refers to brain-based abilities to harness our energy and focus on goals. In short, executive function allows us to manage ourselves and get things done. This session will provide an overview of executive function, using a practical model based on current neurological research, and an introduction to highly effective approaches to working with students who struggle with executive function.

    10:30 a.m.
    Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Emerging Trends, Innovative Research and Cutting-Edge Practices: How LCIRT at Landmark College Is Leading the Way
    The Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT) is the research, professional development, and information dissemination arm of Landmark College. Working closely with expert faculty and professionals in the field, LCIRT engages in new discovery research and initiatives that test best practices in the classroom. This session will provide a snapshot of LCIRT’s latest initiatives to develop new techniques and instructional resources that can serve as a springboard for ideas for special education teachers, guidance counselors, transition coordinators, service providers and parents of students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD.

    11:00 a.m.
    Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium – EAB
    Wrap-Up
    James Vander Hooven, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management

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