Fall 2014 Registration Now Open

If you are interested in professional development (inservice credit) offerings, please visit our For Credit page. Registration closes September 22nd.

Results Driven Accountability Trainings

These trainings will assist districts with results driven accountability and help to increase the college and career readiness of students with disabilities.  See the ITC calendar for dates, locations and registration info.

New Special Education Teacher Training

Dates and locations for fall 2014 new teacher training have been finalized.  Go to Calendar to view details.

Summer Course Registration Now Closed
Deadline for registration was June13, 2014 - Now Closed. 
Aligning IEPs to the Common Core
New Aligning IEP to Common Core documents are now published on the Results Work portal under Trainings.
New Webinar in Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind community
Visit IESDB's Trainings and Webinars page to view their recent webinar on literacy education.
NEW Communities

View our drop-down list of Communities to visit our two new community pages: Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind (IESDB) and English Language Learners (ELL). You will find a host of resources, trainings, and other tools.

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The Idaho Training Clearinghouse (ITC), funded by the Idaho State Department of Education-Special Education, is designed to link school professionals and parents with special education training opportunities and resources across the state.

Find the following on the ITC:

  • Calendar:  Search for regional trainings across multiple special education categories
  • Register:  Locate and register for regional trainings and online webinars
  • Resources:  Find links to state and national special education resources
  • Communities:  Get the information you need on numerous special education topics including frequently asked questions, online trainings, documents for download, and resources links
  • Webinars:  Search for upcoming and past webinars across various special education content areas
  • For Credit:  Find professional development (inservice credit) offerings

Educator Professional Development News

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Special Educators Connect at Annual Project Directors' Conference

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The three-day event, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, focuses on everything from early education for students with disabilities to transition planning.

D.C. Council Set to Vote on Special Education Improvements

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Observers say the District of Columbia schools, which has had a dysfunctional special education program for years, has been making notable improvements.

Researchers Question Autism Prevalence Rates From CDC

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The monitoring reports released by the Centers for Disease Control may be flawed because they don't include a clinician's evaluation, say the editors of an autism research journal

Fewer States Hit Mark Under New Spec. Ed. Framework - Education Week

Monday, July 07, 2014

Federal officials are looking more at how well students with disabilities are taught, and less on strict compliance with voluminous regulations.

La. Graduation Flexibility Law Creates 'Significant Concerns' for Ed. Dept.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The new measure allows IEP teams to create graduation requirements, but that may end up running afoul of current federal policy, according to a recent letter to John White, the state's school chief.


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