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 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.
          •  
             
            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.


        • 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
         
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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.


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

This three-part webinar series will focus on children who communicate at the pre-symbolic or early symbolic level. Participants will learn about the Communication Matrix, a tool for assessing levels of communication and targeting appropriate goals. The final session will look at research-based instructional strategies to develop and enhance a child's communication system.

Describe the seven levels of the Communication Matrix · Describe the difference between intentional and intentionally communicative behavior · Describe two intervention strategies for learners at the non-symbolic level · Describe two intervention strategies for learners at the early symbolic level · Write a goal and two objectives for a learner at the non-symbolic level · Write a goal and two objectives for a learner at the early symbolic level

Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.

 

 
Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
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?     Graduate Credit Course 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. Note: There are no outside readings or materials required for this course. Handouts for each webinar session are located in the course site at the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS. Quizzes All quizzes must be completed on the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System on the date(s) specified in the course site. Students must earn an 80% score on each quiz to pass the course. Quizzes can be retaken until passed. Quiz 1 (20 points) Quiz 2 (20 points) Quiz 3 (20 points) Final Assignment Final Assignment (10 points) Assess a student using the Communication Matrix and write a teaching plan that include the results of the assessment, a goal and two instructional objectives that target the student’s level of communication Grading Policy This is a Pass/Fail course. 1. Participants must earn an 80% score on each quiz to pass the course. Quizzes can be retaken until passed. 2. Credit participants must also earn an 80% (8/10 points) on the final written assignment to pass the course. 3. Participants must complete the online course satisfaction survey.

This is an online course using the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. There are not face to face classes. The weblink for the LMS is http://www.idahotc.com/lms. See the link to the course syllabus to get more information about the course content. The course is available from August 31, 2016 to December 5, 2016. Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.

 

 
Executive Function to Intervention
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
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?     See the following: http://www.idahotc.com/lms

This is an online course using the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System (LMS at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. There are no face-to-face classes. The web link for the LMS is: http://www.idahotc.com/lms Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.

The content of the course is foundational and is divided into seven webinars. These include:
Webinar I – Introduction to Explicit Instruction (EI)
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

 

 
Explicit Instruction
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
Online
Online
Online
Cari Murphy, 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/view the full period 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.

This is an online course using the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. There are not face to face classes. The weblink for the LMS is http://www.idahotc.com/lms. See the link to the course syllabus to get more information about the course content. The course is available from August 31, 2016 to December 5, 2016. Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.

 

 
Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with ASD
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
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?    See the following web page for a course syllabus: http://idahotc.com/Portals/0/docs/2015spring/QLIS-Spring-2015-Syllabus_R_W.pdf

This is an online course using the Idaho
Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System (LMS)
at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the
University of Idaho. There are no face-to-face classes. The
web link for the LMS is:
http://www.idahotc.com/lms

Registration deadline is October 14, 2016

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)

 

 
Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
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?    See this link to view the Course Syllabus: http://idahotc.com/Portals/0/docs/2016spring/Teaching,%20Supporting,%20and%20Including%20Students%20on%20the%20Spectrum.pdf

This is an online course using the Idaho
Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System (LMS) at
the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the
University of Idaho. There are no face-to-face classes. The web
link for the LMS is:
http://www.idahotc.com/lms

Registration deadline is October 14, 2016

Session 1: The Dynamical Systems Framework

Session 2: Interaction of Systems

Session 3: Application

 

 
Why Aren't You Paying Attention
08/31/2016
12/05/2016
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?    See the following PDF: http://idahotc.com/Portals/0/docs/2015spring/ZM-Spring-2015-Syllabus_2013_r.pdf

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