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.
What can we learn from the experiences of families and youth to guide our development and implementation of high-quality educational programming for students with disabilities? In this webinar, Stacy Hirt and Joey Hunziker share findings from a series of focus groups with families and caregivers who had a child with an IEP during their school years and young adults who were supported with an IEP while in school. Educational planning successes, challenges, and recommendations from the lens of focus group participants will be highlighted.
This course is part of a series covering the legal foundations of laws supporting students with disabilities. Those who enroll in this interactive course will be able to do the following:
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.
The February 2022 PROGRESS Newsletter was recently released. This newsletter includes information on the recent PROGRESS Center webinar focused on belonging, a new self-paced module on IEP Teams, and resources from the Center on PBIS, CADRE and the U.S. Department of Education.
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The PROGRESS Center’s Partner Sites includes teams of administrators and educators from schools and districts across the country who work collaboratively with PROGRESS Coaching team to create sustainable ecosystems with the capacity to develop and implement high-quality education programming for students with disabilities, leading to improved student outcomes.
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.