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. Participants will become familiar with High Leverage Practices in Special Education and can also attend virtual coaching sessions. 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
  • Autism Introduction and Connection to Our Practices

Select one elective course

  • Dyslexia Overview
  • De-escalation Strategies for Educators
  • Co-Teaching: The Power of Two

Intended Audience

Year 1 and Year 2 Special Education Teachers

LCAP Priorities

  • Regional
  • Virtual, Recorded, Hybrid
  • Pupil Engagement
  • Pupil Achievement
  • Course Access
  • Implementation of State Standards
  • Intended Audience: Year 1 and Year 2 Special Education Teachers

multi-tiered systems of support ties 1 through 3