The Vermont Professional Learning Network is – 

Focused:

Working specifically on Instructional Leadership and Common Core implementation;

Statewide:

With face-to-face programs in multiple sites, as well as virtual learning opportunities;

Using Multiple Means of Communication:

Online events and courses, webinars, a blog with comments, and updates on Google+, Facebook and Twitter, accessible to all.

Beginning its services in August, 2013, the Vermont PLN is a collaborative project between Champlain Valley Educator Development Center (CVEDC), Lamoille Area Professional Development Academy  (LAPDA)and Vermont Learning Collaborative (VLC) through a contract with the AOE.    http://www.vermontpln.org/images/AOE_MOM%20Hor%202C.png