Did you see that the PROGRESS Center and TIES Center were featured in a recent article, Improving belonging, social-emotional wellness requires coordination across all levels of K-12? This article highlighted information from a recent presentation at the OSEP Leadership and Project Directors Conference featuring PROGRESS Center Director Dr. Tessie Bailey, TIES Center Director Dr. Kristin Liu, and PROGRESS Center Educator in Resident Kevallyn Drake.
This course is part of a series covering instructional practices. These practices were identified through an extensive, systematic meta-analysis* of the high-leverage practices for students with disabilities. Those who enroll in this interactive course will be able to do the following:
In this video, Amy Campbell, a special educator in the Camas School District and the 2020 Washington State Teacher of the Year shares the importance of thinking about the rights of her students as an equity issue and how she feels a call to be an innovator and collaborator to ensure her students have opportunities to belong and contribute.
In this Stories from the Classroom video, Dr. David Bateman shares a story of an IEP meeting that serves as a reminder that the IEP is meant to address all of the student’s individual needs and how important family input and perspective is to the development and implementation of an IEP that meets their child's needs.
In this video, Xuan Truong reflects upon how difficult school was for her as a student with a disability. She shared how she felt isolated and as if she was on the outside looking at a world that seemed inaccessible to her, until someone included her in a significant and meaningful way. Having key figures in her life to point out that she was capable made all the difference.
This course provides a review of the team members responsible for collaboratively developing the students individualized education program (IEP) as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and explains their roles on the IEP Team. This module also reviews some additional considerations for team membership and engagement in the IEP development process.
In the third episode of the Path to PROGRESS Podcast, Programming for Students' Unique Needs, we hear from three PROGRESS Center Educators in Residence. In this podcast, Amanda Findley, Chris Colosimo, and Kasandra Posey discuss barriers and solutions to developing an individualized education program (IEP) centered around a student's unique needs.