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.

This event is password protected.

For password assistance, please contact Nichole Kristensen at (208) 426-3035 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 
Specific Learning Disability Training
10/19/2016
10/19/2016
8:30
4:30
Residence Inn, 635 W. Broadway Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 75

How many credits are offered? None

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit? N/A

What are the credit requirements?  N/A

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/specific-learning-disability-training-idaho-falls-registration-27312710051

Behavior Foundations Part 1 is the first part of the 4-part Idaho Behavior Foundations Academy that will assist schools, districts, and regions achieve effective practices for students with problem behavior. The other parts of the Behavior Foundations Academy include: Part 2 - open call-in office hours monthly with expert behavioral consultants; Part 3 - monthly just-in-time webinars on instructional strategies or tools related to the Foundations Academy training content; and Part 4 - intensive behavioral coaching support for specific or complex sutent or program needs. Participants can access all or part of the behavior skills support system.
Behavior Foundations Part 1 consists of two face-to-face trainings, one day in the Fall (October/November) and one day in the Spring (February/March). The Fall training will focus on practical applications of evidence-based intervention strategies for individuals with ineffective or problem behavior.

 
Behavior Foundations 1 Fall
11/9/2016
11/9/2016
8:30
4:30
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? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University Of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit? $60

What are the credit requirements?  For more information, contact: Renee Miner at 208-426-4858 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behavior-foundations-1-fall-idaho-falls-registration-27337651652

The Idaho Universal Design for Learning Symposium will teach Idaho educators principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - a national movement of customizing education for all learners. The all-day event is a partnership between the Departments of Education at the University of Idaho, Boise State University, Lewis Clark State College, Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho State University, BYU Idaho and the Idaho State Department of Education. The Symposium will be held at the 5 sites listed on the left and will feature both teleconferencing with UDL expert Joy Zabala from the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) and an on-site instructor from one of the listed institutions of higher learning. Ms. Zabala is the Director of Technical Assistance for CAST and Co-Director of the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. You may read more information about Ms. Zabala at www.joyzabala.com

 
Idaho Universal Design for Learning Symposium
09/10/2016
09/10/2016
9:00
4:15
BYUI, Ricks Bldg., Rexburg Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities

 

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? BSU, ISU, U of I

What is the cost of each credit? $60

What are the credit requirements? In order to receive 1 hour of credit for attending the Symposium, you will need to complete additional enrollment forms at one of the participating schools. Complete the enrollment below and your information will be sent to the school of your choice. Someone will then contact you.

Registration link: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ecf3xbus5af2a055&oseq=&c=&ch=

  • 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.
Session Name Date Time Location Presenter(s)
Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities 8/31/2015 Online Online Dr. Robin Greenfield
         
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