Sometimes PROGRESS requires doing whatever is necessary. This video highlights Gladys Short, a veteran special educator, and Jonathan, one of her students, from a tribal charter school in North Carolina. This story explains how they helped each other to see progress during the uncertainty of COVID-19.
How can educators accelerate learning and promote progress for students with disabilities as they return to school this fall? Join the PROGRESS Center for a webinar on August 24, 2021, at 3:00 pm ET. During this webinar, presenters will highlight six high-leverage, evidence-based practices shown to support implementation of high-quality instructional programming for students with and at risk for disabilities regardless of their identified disability category or grade span.
In collaboration with the National Center on Intensive Intervention, the PROGRESS Center has launched a new learning module library that includes a collection of self-paced learning modules designed to support professional learning of pre-service and in-service educators and administrators through just in time, self-directed, self-paced learning.
This tip sheet introduces the explanation of educational setting. It includes a brief summary of federal regulations, tips for implementation, and additional resources. Check with your state for additional requirements.
The Overview of Statement of Services and Aids Tip Sheet and the four companion tip sheets introduces and provides an overview of the statement of special education, related services, supplementary aids and services, and program modifications that are part of the individualized education program (IEP). It also includes a brief summary of federal regulations and tips for implementation. The four companion tip sheets provide more information about each of the parts of the statement of services and aids that the IEP team may consider.
This course is intended to encourage reflection on the larger purpose of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and provide a brief introduction to the PROGRESS Center’s approach to promoting progress for students with disabilities by developing and implementing high-quality educational programming that meets procedural, substantive, and implementation requirements and ensures that students with disabilities have access to free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment as outlined by IDEA.
How do we know where to start or where to focus when developing an individualized education program (IEP) for a student? The present level of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP) statement provides the foundation of the IEP and guides the development of ambitious goals and the types of instruction and services that are provided as part of the high-quality educational programming. This webinar is intended for educators and educational leaders who are new to developing PLAAFP statements or as a review for veteran educators. In this webinar, Shaylyn Quinn and Dr.
Helping students to make progress sometimes means taking a risk. This story explains how veteran teacher, Martha Barker from Laramie School District #1 in Wyoming, took a risk to ask for and get the help she needed to make changes to ensure her students could make progress.