What Children need for Positive Social Emotional Growth: Behavioral Supports for Children ages 2 - 5

This professional learning opportunity will address intentionality in promoting and supporting positive social emotional competence. Self-assessment tools, data collection, and behavioral strategies will be shared in this one-day training to support continued social emotional development of young children. Learning outcomes include: using intentional teaching to guide and support positive…

Special Education Professional Learning Modules: Best Practices in Culturally Responsive Family Engagement for Families of Children with Disabilities

Schools must foster strong, positive relationships among educators and families of many cultural and linguistic backgrounds, including those that have children with disabilities. School leaders can begin by asking courageous questions within the school that challenge beliefs and assumptions about families. With this learning module, school leaders will learn strategies for facilitating dialogue…

Increasing Access to ELA for Students Utilizing the Principles of UDL - Session A (Grades K-5)

In this professional learning opportunity, educators will examine their own standards-based English language arts curricular unit and identify ways to implement the principles and strategies of universal design for learning (UDL), technology and accessible educational materials. On day one, participants will identify resources and strategies that will enable them to increase access to literacy…

PPT Chairperson Training - Spring Session

The Planning and Placement Team (PPT) chairperson works as part of the team to develop IEPs for students with disabilities that provide access and opportunities for meaningful participation and progress in the general education curriculum. Within schools, the PPT chairperson should ensure that the compliance requirements of the PPT process are met, that assessment data and goals and objectives…

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