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.
Learn about the work of the PROGRESS Center and how the Center is supporting local educators and leaders in developing and implementing high-quality educational programming for students with disabilities. This infographic provides a snapshot of Year 2 (November 2020 – October 2021) activities and demonstrates the impact and reach of the Center’s efforts during that period.
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.
In this video, Jennifer Erickson describes how she uses instructional practices for English language development within accommodations and modifications for English learners with IEPs. She knows that it is critical to consider the intersection of language development and disability when providing instruction for these students. Jennifer teaches in a rural Colorado school district with a large English learner population.
Research has shown that actively involving students in progress monitoring through performance feedback and goal setting can lead to improved academic outcomes, motivation, and self-efficacy, yet many students who are at risk for academic failure and students with disabilities who have their progress monitored on a weekly or biweekly basis remain unaware of their progress. This six-step instructional routine offers a quick reference guide that enhances typical progress monitoring procedures by engaging students in progress monitoring.
Research has shown that actively involving students in progress monitoring through performance feedback and goal setting can lead to improved academic outcomes, motivation, and self-efficacy. In this webinar, Drs. Jenlyn Furey and Susan Loftus-Rattan introduce a six-step protocol for engaging students in progress monitoring through performance feedback and goal setting that enhances typical progress monitoring practices and provides examples and resources.
The second episode, Deconstructing Present Levels to Drive Special Education Aids and Services within an IEP of the Path to PROGRESS Podcast features three of the PROGRESS Center's Educators in Residence. In this episode, Amanda Findley, Chris Colosimo, and Kasandra Posey discuss areas of confusion in the field related to describing the special education aids and services within a student's individualized education program (IEP).
The first episode, A Focus on Instructional Planning, of the Path to PROGRESS Podcast features three of the PROGRESS Center's Educators in Residence. In this episode, Amanda Findley, Chris Colosimo, and Kasandra Posey discuss the importance of instructional planning and share the PROGRESS Center's newly released Instructional Practice Briefs.
Did you know that the IEP must include a statement that includes special education and related services, supplementary aids and services, and program modifications and supports? In this webinar, Steven Prater, a PROGRESS Center special education expert, reviewed the IDEA requirements for developing a comprehensive and understandable statement that promotes progress for students with disabilities and provides access to a free appropriate public education and a panel shared tips and considerations for developing the statement.