Courses in this category are designed for delivering effective instructional practices that support Special Education students.  Professional Development will also be provided for teachers and paraprofessionals in IDEA/Medicaid compliance, behavior training, CPR/First Aide, etc.

To see past events, please check out our Special Education Archive.

Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms

Session 1: Assessing Levels of Communication

Session 2: Defining Communicative Competence
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Session 3: Programming and Instruction for Learners at the Non-Symbolic Level

 

 
Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities
08/28/2017
 
12/04/2017
 
Online
Online
Online
Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Univeristy of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
webinars in this series.
2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
http://www.idahotc.com/lms
3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

See link above to register.


  • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017.
    Link for registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms  Session 1: “The Neurology of ASD” - This session will provide a user-friendly discussion of the
    neurological research on ASD. It will serve as a foundation for interventions discussed in
    Sessions 2 and 3.
    Session 2: “The Cycle of Meltdowns for Individuals with ASD” - This session will focus on the
    cycle of meltdowns for learners with ASD including those with “high-functioning” ASD. Leaners
    with ASD typically have self-regulation and sensory issues that can lead to meltdowns and
    follow three stages: (a) rumbling; (b) rage, and (c) recovery.
    Session 3: “Creating a Psychologically Safe Environment for Students with ASD” –This session
    will discuss evidence-based strategies that assist learners in gaining and generalizing
    social/communication, hidden curriculum, academic, and behavior skills.
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    ASD: Neurology, Behavior, and Interventions
    08/28/2017
     
    12/04/2017
     
    Online
    Online
    Online
    Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Univeristy of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
webinars in this series.
2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
http://www.idahotc.com/lms
3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

See link above to register.


 
August
08/31/2017
 
08/31/2017
 
4:00pm
5:00pm
Online
Idaho SESTA

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 150

How many credits are offered? N/A

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit?  N/A

What are the credit requirements?  

See link above to register.


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  • Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
     
     
     
    Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
    Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Session 1: “Just Give Him the Whale”: Teaching Passions, Areas of Expertise and Strengths Session 2: Beyond “Turn and Talk”: 10 Ways to Support Communication in the Classroom Session 3: “You’re Going to Love This Kid”: Educating Students on the Spectrum in Inclusive
    Schools (K-12)
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    Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
    08/28/2017
     
    12/04/2017
     
    Online
    Online
    Online
    Dr. Robin Greenfield

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University Of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
webinars in this series.
2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
http://www.idahotc.com/lms
3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

See link above to register.


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      • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
        Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Session 1: Building Student Portfolios
        This session will address essential self-determination practices and use the process of building
        students portfolios to increase self-awareness and helping students advocate for themselves.
        Session 2: Goal Tracking Tools
        This session will discuss various goal tracking tools and strategies for actively involving students
        in setting goals, self-evaluating their performances, and monitoring their progress.
        Session 3: Leadership within the School Community
        This session will address strategies for helping students experience increased positions of
        leadership in the school community. Participants will learn how all of these strategies can apply
        to students at various ages and across disabilities.
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        Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities
        08/28/2017
         
        12/04/2017
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Dr. Robin Greenfield
  •  

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

     

See link above to register.


      • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
        Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Module 1: Response to Intervention Overview Module 2: Comprehensive Assessment System Module 3: Tiered Interventions Module 4: Intervention Design I--Elementary/Secondary Module 5: Intervention Design II--Elementary/Secondary Module 6: Family and Community Involvement Module 7: Progress Monitoring Module 8: Leadership Module 9: Implementation Cycles within RTI
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        Response to Intervention: Moving from Theory to Practice
        08/28/2017
         
        12/04/2017
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Dr. Cari Murphy
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  •  

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

     

See link above to register.


        • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
          Link to registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Webinar I: Introduction to Explicit Instruction Webinar II: Designing Lessons: Skills & Strategies Webinar III: Designing Lessons: Vocabulary & Concepts Webinar IV: Designing Lessons: Rules for Content Webinar V: Organizing Structure for Instruction Webinar VI: Delivering Instruction: Eliciting Responses Webinar VII: Delivering Instruction: Other Critical Skills
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          Explicit Instruction
          08/28/2017
           
          12/04/2017
           
          Online
          Online
          Online
          Dr. Cari Murphy
         
  •  

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

     

See link above to register.


          • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017
            Link for registration and syllabus: http://idahotc.com/lms Session 1: “Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Ordinary Items.” This session will
            discuss and demonstrate over 40 assistive technology solutions that can be made in minutes
            using everyday tools and materials.
            Session 2: “Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Corrugated Plastic.“ This session will
            discuss and demonstrate 101 assistive technology solutions that can be created using
            corrugated plastics.
            2
            Session 3: Making Assistive Technology Solutions Using Velcro Brand Fasteners and Lock Line”
            This session will demonstrate 101 assistive technology solutions that can be
            Created using Velcro Brand Fasteners and Loc Line.
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            Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes
            08/28/2017
             
            12/04/2017
             
            Online
            Online
            Online
            Dr. Robin Greenfield
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  •  

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.

    2. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.

    3. Final Assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
    through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

     

See link above to register.


New Special Education Teacher Training (NSETT) Part 2 is for all new Special Education teachers, including those who were unable to attend Part 1 in the Fall. 

To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-special-education-teacher-training-nsett-part-2-idaho-falls-registration-30002935588

 

 
New Special Education Teacher Training Part 2
01/18/2017
01/18/2017
8:30am
4:30am
Residence Inn 635 W. Broadway, Idaho Falls Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? 0

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit? N/A

What are the credit requirements?   N/A

 

To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-special-education-teacher-training-nsett-part-2-idaho-falls-registration-30002935588

Behavior Foundations Face-to-Face consists of two one-day trainings. The first was held in the Fall and the current is scheduled for Spring (February/March). The Fall training focused on practical applications of evidence-based intervention strategies for individuals with ineffective or problem behavior. Spring training will focus on conducting functional behavioral assessment and designing interventions that will increase engagement in appropriate alternative and desirable replacement behaviors that will lead to individual success and academic growth.
There are more ways to benefit from the Behavior Foundations training series! Behavior Foundations Face-to-Face is the first of the four-part Idaho Behavior Foundations Academy that will assist schools, districts, and regions to achieve effective practices for students with problem behavior. 

To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behavior-foundations-face-to-face-spring-functional-behavior-assessment-registration-30563981692

 
Behavior Foundations 1 Fall
02/15/2017
02/15/2017
8:30am
4:30pm
Residence Inn, 635 W. Broadway Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 120

How many credits are offered? See Instructor

Where is the credit offered from? University Of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit? $60

What are the credit requirements? See Instructor

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behavior-foundations-face-to-face-spring-functional-behavior-assessment-registration-30563981692

Session 1: This session will focus on assessing levels of communication for learners at the non-symbolic or
early symbolic level of communication. The Communication Matrix will be used to review the
assessment process and how to target levels for instruction and programming.


Session 2: This session will discuss the difference between intentional and intentionally communicative
behaviors in learners at the non-symbolic and early symbolic levels of communication. Students
will be presented with a variety of examples of learners at various ages and how the process
used to encourage more communicative communication.


Session 3: : Programming and Instruction for Learners at the Non-Symbolic Level
This session will discuss a process for making decisions on instructional goals and objectives for
learners at the non-symbolic and early symbolic levels of communication. Students will discuss
examples of programming and instruction for a variety of learners..

 

 

 Session 1:

Assessing Levels of Communication

01/11/2017 05/01/2017 Online Online Online Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.  

Session 2:

Defining Communicative Competence

01/11/2017 05/01/2017 Online Online Online Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.  
                     Session 3: 
 
               Programming and      Instruction for Learners at the Non-Symbolic Level.
01/11/2017
05/01/2017
      Online
      Online
Online
Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit? $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
webinars in this series.


2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
http://www.idahotc.com/lms


3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.


4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS

 

Registration or more information:  http://idahotc.com/lms

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