PD for Ed Specialists

2016-2017

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We have some great PD sessions for Education Specialists this year.You can also find them on the district's PD calendar (SUHSD PD). Please register for all these sessions on the district's ERO registration site.

September

Co-teaching

Collaborate with other co-teaching teams to gain an overview of co-teaching. Join us on September 15th!


Great for new co-teaching teams or teachers new to co-teaching and for those who want to collaborate with other co-teaching pairs. Please attend with your co-teaching partner as planning time will be included in your day.


District Office-Birch

480 James Ave.

Redwood City

8:30am-2:30pm

UDL 101

Tuesday, September 27th, 8:30am-2:30pm

Wednesday, September 28th, 8:30am-2:30pm

Birch Conference Room

This two-day session is geared for both Education Specialists and Content Specialists (general education teachers) alike on how to reach all learners in your classroom. This session is geared for individuals and/or co-teaching teams who are at an introductory level of UDL strategies

October

Planning and Running IEP Meetings

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities Session #1

Thursday, October 13, 2016

4:15-5:45pm

Mahogany Conference Room

Participants will learn key strategies to aid in organizing IEP's, case managing students, setting up schedules for services, contacting specialists, etc. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to refresh their understanding of the IEP process -- not only in effective facilitation, but in meeting setup, notification to participants, etc. This session is intended for Education Specialists.

Write an IEP Like a Rockstar

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities Session #2

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

4:15pm-5:45pm

Maple Conference Room

This session is intended for Education Specialists. In this sessions participants will 'walk through' the pages of an IEP and refresh their IEP writing skills. Leave the session with a 100% CDE-compliant IEP.

UDL Part 2

Monday, October 24th, 8:30am-2:30pm

Tuesday, October 25th, 8:30am-2:30pm

Birch Conference Room

This two-day session is geared for veteran co-teaching teams and teachers who want to take their UDL strategies further in their classroom or have existing experience with implementing UDL principles in their classroom.

November

Legal Updates In Working with Students With Disabilities

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities #3

Monday, November 14, 2016

4:15pm-5:45pm

Birch Conference Room

This session is intended to keep Education Specialists up to date with the latest legal parameters that frame their work. This session will focus on how to serve students in the least restrictive environment while making sure all students' needs are met.

January

Using Assessments to Inform Goals and Services

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities #4

Thursday, January 19, 2016

4:15pm-5:45pm

Birch Conference Room

In this session, participants will explore and plan on how to use different types of formative assessments to identify the needs of their students, write effective IEP goals, and implement appropriate services. This session is intended for Education Specialists. Participants are encouraged to bring student assessment data.

February

Writing Effective Behavior Intervention Plans

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities #5

Thursday, February 9, 2017

4:15pm-5:45pm

Mahogany Conference Room

Review the ABCs of behavior management, including how to analyze a student's behavior, get to the 'why' a behavior problem occurs, and how to develop a behavior support plan in an IEP. Participants are encouraged to bring an IEP and a case study.

March

Effective Transitions for Students

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities #6

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

4:15pm-5:45pm

Mahogany Conference Room

Participants of this workshop will discover how to successfully plan and implement transitional life experiences for students with mild/moderate/severe disabilities by collaborating with outside agencies and community personnel. Teachers will also learn how to properly develop the basic IEP transition plan that moves students throughout K-12 education and onto age 22. This session is intended for Education Specialists.

Register Here!

Click here to sign up using the ERO system. If you need help with your PIN or have questions about using the ERO system, please email Renee Alvarez.
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