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.

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      • 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.     Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms
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        Self Determination Practices for Students with Disabilities
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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?  

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    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.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


    • Module 1: Response to Intervention (RtI) 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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        RTI: Moving from Theory to Practice
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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. Participants must earn an 80% score on each quiz to passthe course. Quizzes can be
    retaken until passed;
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final written assignment to pass
    the course; and
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after modules 1-9 and an overall

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


    • Module Titles: Semantic Mapping, Academic Language Part 1, Academic Language Part 2, Close Reading, Identifying & Analyzing Theme, Intro to Informational Text, Text Dependent Questions, Teaching Students to Use Evidence, Importance of Text Structures, and Importance of Text Features
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        Essential Components for Reading Instruction Part 2
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? Boise State University

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participants must earn an 80% score on each module quiz to pass the course.
    Quizzes can be retaken until passed.
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final assignment to pass the
    course.
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after each module to pass the course.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


      • Module Titles: Phonological Awareness, Phonics & Word Recognition, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 1, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 2, Partner Talk, Academic Discussion, Academic Vocabulary, Developing Word Consciousness, Word Analysis, and Context Clues.
      • Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms 
      •  
        Essential Components for Reading Instruction Part 1
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Cari Murphy, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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. Participants must earn an 80% (8/10) score on each module quiz to pass the course.
    Quizzes can be retaken until passed.
    2. Participants must earn an 80% (80/100 points) on the final assignment to pass the
    course.
    3. Participants must complete the satisfaction surveys after each module to pass the course.

Link to registration: https://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.
        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
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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.

Link to registration: https://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
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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. Participants must earn an 80% score on each quiz to pass the course. Quizzes can be
    retaken until passed.
    2. Credit participants must earn an 80% (80/100) on the final written assignment to pass
    the course.
    3. Participants must complete the online course satisfaction survey.
  • Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms Registration closes June 29, 2018.

 


      • Session 1: “Possibilities for Employment and Community Living for People with Significant Disabilities” 
        Session 2: “What is New in Terms of Laws and Federal Directives with Regards to Transition?"
        Session 3: “Connecting with Agencies in Your Community"
      •  
        Transition from School to Full Adult Life
        05/25/2018
         
        07/23/2018
         
        Online
        Online
        Online
        Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50

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.
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: Complete a written assignment (requirements listed below) must be
    submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

http://www.idahotc.com/lms

 


        • The content of the course is foundational and is divided into seven webinars. These include:
          Webinar 1: Introduction to Explicit Instruction
          Webinar 2: Designing Lessons: Skills & Strategies
          Webinar 3: Designing Lessons: Vocabulary & Concepts
          Webinar 4: Designing Lessons: Rules for Content
          Webinar 5: Organizing Structure for Instruction
          Webinar 6: Delivering Instruction: Eliciting Responses
          Webinar 7: Delivering Instruction: Other Critical Skills

          Registration deadline is March 9, 2018. Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms
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            Explicit Instruction
            05/25/2018
             
            07/23/2018
             
            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. 

See link above to register.


  • Idaho SESTA presents a one-day conference focused on school-based interventions and other treatment solutions for students who experience challenging behaviors, social isolation, and academic failure due to social emotional barriers and/or disabilities and mental health challenges. A variety of professionals have been invited to explain how these social/emotional behavioral issues manifest in children from early ages and to provide treatment strategies for students preschool through high school.
 
Unlocking the Behavioral Code: Social/Emotional Behavioral Differences; Ft. Hall
06/14/2018
 
06/14/2018
 
8:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m.
Shoshone-Bannock Hotel Events Center, Ft. Hall, ID
Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district? No 
What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50
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

For more information see https://marketplace.uidaho.edu/C20272_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2947&SINGLESTORE=true 

 


    • Session 1: “Understanding Behavior and Understanding Students” – This session will look at
      new ways to think about “behavior problems” in inclusive schools. Students will explore where
      problems come from, who “owns” then, and how language and approaches can both create
      behavior struggles and minimize them.
      Session 2: “Disability Related Struggles” – This session will focus on the difficulties students may
      have with communication, perception, movements, and actions. Additionally, a discussion will
      include the role sensory issues and movement differences play in a student’s ability to learn
      and engage with others.
      Session 3: “Practical Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond” – This session will outline
      strategies that provide solutions to potential challengesfor students and for teachers. Ten
      supports and strategies that can be used across environments and grade levels will focus on
      areas such as positive choices and strength-based curriculum.

 
The Problem with Behavior Problems
05/25/2018
 
07/23/2018
 
Online
Online
Online
Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

Is this event sponsored by the district? No 
What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50
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: Complete a written assignment (requirements listed below) must be
submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms

 


    • This three-part webinar series describes the process of using a child centered approach to assessment and how critical the interaction of a child's senses impacts their overall functioning and behavior.
 
What Does "Follow the Child" Mean?
05/25/2018
 
07/23/2018
 
Online
Online
Online
Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

Is this event sponsored by the district? No 
What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 50
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? 

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