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 May 2021 PROGRESS Newsletter was recently released. This newsletter includes information on upcoming and recent PROGRESS Center webinars, new IEP Tip Sheets focused on the Statement of Services and Aids, A report reviewing national trends in State Education Agency guidance on special education, and a Stories from the Classroom video focused on taking a risk to ask for help.
Did you know that private schools are supporting an increasing number of students with individual learning needs and disabilities each year? In this webinar, All Belong Center for Inclusive Education, which has supported more than a hundred nonpublic schools over the past 40 years, presents five keys to inclusive education that benefit all students. Local private school educators will share how they implement the keys to success to get results. The session will close with freely available resources that can support private school educators in promoting success.
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.