Special Education Teacher Academy Pathway

Special Education Teacher Academy (Regional Training)
Posted on 11/04/2020

This pathway is designed to provide teachers new to special education with the knowledge and skills they need to have a successful start. The academy has been adapted for the virtual setting using zoom and an LMS for specific courses.

Required Courses - Please see the course catalog for full descriptions

  • Web IEP
  • Classroom Structure and Management
  • Forms and Facts 101 (Hybrid on LMS and zoom Q&A)
  • PLOPs, Goals, and Educational Benefit (Hybrid on LMS and zoom Q&A)
  • Structured Literacy - What, Why, Who, and How?
  • Universal Design for Learning in a Flash

Select one elective course

  • De-escalation Strategies for Educators
  • Co-Teaching: The Power of Two
  • Conducting Reading Assessments
  • Autism & Evidence-Based Practices Overview

Intended Audience

Year 1 and Year 2 Special Education Teachers

LCAP Priorities

  • Pupil Engagement
  • Pupil Achievement
  • Course Access
  • Implementation of State Standards
  • Virtual, Recorded, Hybrid

multi-tiered systems of support ties 1 through 3