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Webinars

Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #4

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 3:00-4:00 PM Mountain - 2:00-3:00 PM Pacific
Title: Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #4
Presenter: Kendrick Lester, Special Education Secondary Transition Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education
Description: Monthly webinars, January through May 2017, for secondary special education teachers that will provide new information & resources; as well as address topics, needs, & frequently asked questions from teachers across Idaho who are working with students on transition planning.
Registration: https://uidaho.zoom.us/webinar/register/6a8b858eb7e60cd54ac87b605f06faf5

Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #3

Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 3:00-4:00 PM Mountain - 2:00-3:00 PM Pacific
Title: Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #3
Presenter: Kendrick Lester, Special Education Secondary Transition Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education
Description: Monthly webinars, January through May 2017, for secondary special education teachers that will provide new information & resources; as well as address topics, needs, & frequently asked questions from teachers across Idaho who are working with students on transition planning.
Registration: https://uidaho.zoom.us/webinar/register/1812069f06a8b794cde7dc3c8da9331e

Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #1- RESOURCES

Date: January 30, 2017
Title: Monthly Secondary Special Ed Teacher's Webinar #1- RESOURCES
Presenter: Kendrick Lester, Special Education Secondary Transition Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education
Description: Monthly webinars, January through May 2017, for secondary special education teachers that will provide new information & resources; as well as address topics, needs, & frequently asked questions from teachers across Idaho who are working with students on transition planning.

 

New Special Education Directors Webinar-January

Date: January 23, 2017
Title:  New Special Education Directors Webinar-January
Presenters: Dr. Janice Carson, Cathy Thorton, Idaho SESTA
Description: Idaho SESTA (Special Education Support and Technical Assistance) provides high quality statewide professional development opportunities to special education teachers, staff members, and special education administrators to build capacity and bring educators together to impact positive outcomes for children with disabilities.
Handouts: Presentation Slides - 1 per page (PDF); Presentation Slides - 3 per page (PDF); General Supervision File Review Checklist (PDF)

 

Specific Learning Disability: January 2017 (Session 3)

Date: January 19, 2017 Title:  Connection Between Assessments Presenter: Nichole Kristensen, Statewide Instructional Coordinator, Idaho SESTA Description: This webinar will examine the connection between a student's psychological processing skills and the academic achievement results. It will review the importance of gathering this information as part of the eligibility determination and planning for a student's individual strengths and needs. Handouts: PowerPoint Slides (1 slide per page); PowerPoint Slides (3 slides per page); Academic Assessments Resource Doc Final (PDF); Academic Assessments Resource Doc Final_r (DOCX); SLD - Elementary Academic Area of Concern and Assessment Checklist (PDF); SLD - Elementary Academic Area of Concern and Assessment Checklist_r (DOCX); SLD - Secondary Academic Area of Concern and Assessment Checklist (PDF); SLD - Secondary Academic Area of Concern and Assessment Checklist_r (DOCX); Academic Example ... Read the rest of entry »

Developing High Quality IEPs: January 2017 (Session 3)

Date: January 12, 2017
Title:  Linking Measurable Goals to Grade-Level Standards
Presenter: Whitney Schexnider and Dawn Spurlock, Statewide Instructional Coordinators, Idaho SESTA
Description:This webinar will cover components of a SMART goal, how to utilize the expertise of grade-level team members and steps to identify grade-level standards when developing annual goals.
Handouts: Presentation Slides 1 per page (PDF); Presentation Slides 3 per page (PDF); PLAAFP Goal Checklist (PDF)

 

Special Education Directors Webinar - January 2017

Date: January 10, 2017
Title:  Special Education Directors Webinar - January 2017
Presenters: Dr. Charlie Silva, Director of Special Education at the State Department of Education and SDE Special Education Staff
Description:Updates from the Special Education Staff including information on IEP Forms, Alternate Assessment, Significant Disproportionality, Guidance documents, Medicaid and future trainings.
Handouts:  PowerPoint Slides (PDF) ; Medicaid Provider Agreement 2017 (Word) USDOE-White House Report-Continuing Need to Rethink Discipline-12.09.16 (PDF); DCL-Preventing Racial Discrimination in Special Education-12.12.16 (PDF); USDOE-Fact Sheet: Equity in IDEA final regulations-12.12.16 (PDF); OCR-Fact Sheet: Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities-12.28.16 (PDF)

 

Developing High Quality IEPs: April 2017 (Session 6)

Date: April 13, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM Mountain - 3:00-4:00 PM Pacific
Title:  Identifying and Communicating Appropriate Accommodations and Adaptations
Presenter: Whitney Schexnider and Dawn Spurlock, Statewide Instructional Coordinators, Idaho SESTA
Description: This webinar will cover things to consider when selecting accommodations for a student, including executive functioning needs, and communicating accommodations and adaptations to a student’s team members.
Registration: Register here



 

Specific Learning Disability: December 2016 (Session 2)

Date: December 15, 2016
Title:  Communicating with the Problem-Solving Team
Presenter: Nichole Kristensen, Statewide Instructional Coordinator, Idaho SESTA
Description:This webinar will provide guidance to the Evaluation Team when collaborating with the Problem-Solving Team in gathering the evidence needed to make an eligibility determination under the category of Specific Learning Disability. It will cover the steps that a Problem-Solving Team might take when determining whether or not to move forward with a Referral to Consider a Special Education Evaluation, team member roles and responsibilities within this process, and tips on communicating these expectations with the Problem-Solving Team.
Handouts: Presentation Slides 1 per pg (PDF); Presentation Slides 3 per pg (PDF); OSEP RTI Letter.pdf ; Referral-to-Consider-Special-Education-Evaluation - Ben.docx; Response to Intervention Log - Ben 2.docx

 

Developing High Quality IEPs: December 2016 (Session 2)

Date: December 8, 2016
Title:  Understanding the Connection Between the Baseline and Annual Goal
Presenters: Whitney Schexnider and Dawn Spurlock, Statewide Instructional Coordinators, Idaho SESTA
Description: Webinar 2 of the Developing A High-Quality IEP credit course series will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the connection between baseline data, the baseline statement, and the student's annual goal.
Handouts: PowerPoint Handouts 1 slide per page(PDF); PowerPoint Handouts 3 slides per page(PDF); Example IEP(PDF); Example Eligibility (PDF)

 

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