LASE Update 5/11/2016

CELEBRATE! - WE ARE ALMOST TO THE END OF ANOTHER YEAR!!!

SEE EVERYONE THIS FRIDAY FOR OUR LASE MEETING - May 13th

  • DATE/TIME: May 13th @ 1:00 (NOTE THE LATER TIME DUE TO NOT HAVING LUNCH)
  • LOCATION: Springfield Public Schools - Special Services / Roseanne Bentley Building 1610 E Sunshine, Springfield MO (South side of Sunshine across from Hogan Title Company) You will need to enter from the front of the building to sign in and the receptionist will direct you to the meeting room.
  • AGENDA: Collaborative Discussion Activities on Various Hot Topics, LASE Planning for Next Year, and Retirement Celebrations (LINK TO AGENDA)

Project ACCESS Job Opening

Project ACCESS/Missouri State University has posted an opening for an Autism Resource Specialist.

Here is a link to the job information: Project ACCESS Autism Resource Specialist

SW-RPDC Offerings

A few new training opportunities from SW-RPDC have been added for next year.


1. Creating Standards Based IEPs

The Standards Based IEP training takes the participants through the steps involved in developing a process of planning that improves the development of the IEP and helps the IEP team participants see the importance of connecting instructional goals to the general curriculum and grade-level standards. Emphasis is placed on aligning IEP goals with the Missouri Learning Standards.

This training will be "hands on" and teachers must bring copies of IEPs for their students. Technical assistance will also be offered on this day.


DATES:

October 11, 2016

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098072&D=11005

December 15, 2016

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098076&D=11005

February 21, 2017

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098089&D=11005

April 21, 2017

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098095&D=11005


2. IEPs Based on the DLM Essential Elements

This training will guide participants through the process of using Dynamic Learning Maps(DLM) Essential Elements to develop goals and objectives in English Language Arts(ELA) and Math for Individual Educational Programs(IEPs) for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities and are assessed with the MAP-A.

Learning objectives include: 1. Review of the DLM Claims and Conceptual Areas 2. Review and identify DLM Essential Elements-Linked IEP goals and the related Claims and Conceptual Areas of the DLM MAP 3. Review the Linkage levels/Nodes and Mini-Maps 4. Review the grade level blueprints for instruction and IEPs 5. Learn how to write SMART goals/short-term objectives

This module is based on the principles and learning objectives of the DESE trainings for developing a Standard-Based IEP. You will find it helpful to have completed the Standards Based IEP Training before attending this training.

This training will be "hands on" and teachers must bring copies of IEPs for their students. Technical assistance will also be offered on this day. The last part of the day will be spent writing goals and objectives for MAP-A students in the areas of ELA and Math.

DATES:

October 14, 2016

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098108&D=11005

January 18, 2017

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098125&D=11005

March 16, 2017

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098133&D=11005

May 11, 2017

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2098136&D=11005

MAP-A Trainings for 2016-2017

MAP-A Training - for teachers who are new to MAP-A

This training is for Special Education personnel who are NEW to the administration of the MAP-A, and for those who need to be familiar with the DLM process.

  • Cost is $23.00
  • Offered 4 separate times as follows:

August 19:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092407&D=11005

August 26:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092414&D=11005

September 16:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/ProgramAdmin/ProgramAdmin.asp?M=M&I=2092420

September 29:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/ProgramAdmin/ProgramAdmin.asp?M=M&I=2092436


MAP-A Training Update - for those experienced with MAP-A/DLM

This workshop is for special Education personnel who have previously been trained to administer the MAP-A.

  • Cost is $16.00
  • Offered 4 separate times as follows:

August 11:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092382&D=11005

August 25:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092388&D=11005

September 22:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092400&D=11005

September 28:

https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2092393&D=11005

Amy Buie - Learning Momentum Offerings

There are still a few openings for Learning Momentum's Training program to become a "Behavior Intervention Specialist" for your school district or agency which includes certification in Rage to Reason. Plus, we have included new pricing for smaller districts who will only be sending one person. Email Amy asap to reserve a spot or find out more information. amy@teachautism.org


There is still one remaining opportunity to access a free "Rage to Reason" training on May 24th in Huntsville MO. To register see the Learning Momentum website.

Midwest Educational Leadership Conference (MELC)

There are still spots available for the Midwest Educational Leadership Conference (MELC) coming up June 27-29th in Breckenridge, CO.

MELC Flyer

Registration Link