On September 12, 2023 the PROGRESS Center hosted a virtual event, Special Educator Preparation: Promising Strategies to Promote Recruitment and Retention focused on building capacity with those who support pre-service and in-service educators to develop and implement high-quality educational programming for students with disabilities.
This interactive course from the PROGRESS Center is part of a series covering components of the individualized education program (IEP). The course explains the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements for the statement of services and aids and the critical role of the statement of services and aids in the development of a high-quality IEP. Those who enroll in this interactive course will be able to do the following:
This collection of self-paced courses covers the legal foundations of laws supporting students with disabilities. The collection includes courses that explain the difference between civil rights and funding laws, different laws impacting students with disabilities including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the relationship between state and federal laws, primary sources of the law in the United States, the impact of the role and levels of the adjudicative source of law, the history of IDEA, the major parts of IDEA, and more.
This course focuses on teaching social behavior. It 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:
This tip sheet reviews the elements of the individualized education program (IEP) and the IEP development process. It includes a brief summary of required elements of the IEP along with links to the related federal regulations and associated PROGRESS Center IEP Tip Sheets. In addition, information about how the IEP is developed, reviewed, and updated is shared along with additional resources. This tip sheet is related to the required components from IDEA so it is important to check with your state for additional requirements.
This collection of self-paced courses provides foundational information about the individualized education program (IEP), describes the role of the IEP in 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, highlights specific components of the IEP (e.g., goals, present levels statement, services and aids). Specific courses focus on critical parts of the IEP (e.
Did you see the recent EdWeek article, Can AI Write a Good IEP? What Special Education Experts Say? PROGRESS Center Director Dr. Tessie Bailey and Lindsey Jones, a PROGRESS Center advisor and chief executive officer of CAST, were featured in the article. The article shares opportunities and limitations of using AI to write Good IEPs. As Dr.
On September 12, 2023 the PROGRESS Center hosted Special Educator Preparation: Promising Strategies to Promote Recruitment and Retention. The event focused on building capacity with those who support pre-service and in-service educators to develop and implement high-quality educational programming for students with disabilities. The goal of the event was to share current practices, barriers, and potential solutions to resolving challenges around special education teacher preparation and promoting progress for students with disabilities learned through research and practice.