Special Education Processes

Beyond Compliance: Using Strengths and Needs for Instructional Planning

(18 clock hours, $72)
The content for this course was originally part of the Special Education Consistency Index (SECI) training that was required to be able to use the SECI platform. The SECI platform was discontinued, however, the content from what was Module Two continues to be requested for staff training. The focus of the original course content was the Evaluation Review Tool and IEP Review Tool. This revised course will use the original documents and videos for these tools and take this learning further into application. 

Family Engagement: Collaborating with Families of Students with Disabilities

(10 clock hours, $40)
Focus on the importance of family engagement and attitudes toward disability and how to better understand and engage with families of students with disabilities. The content for this course is based on online training modules developed by the IRIS Center.

Identification of Students with Disabilities

(10 clock hours, $40)
An overview of the special education process by which students are identified as having a disability and in need of special education and related services and, therefore, an individualized education program.

Mini-Training Module: Considering Paraeducator Support in the Special Education Process

(No cost; 0 clock hours)
An overview of how to respond to requests for paraeducator support, how to define paraeducator support in the special education process, and the balance between student independence and provision of paraeducator support.

Mini-Training Module: Discipline in the Special Education Process

(No cost; 0 clock hours)
An overview of the procedures and regulations related to discipline for students eligible for special education services.

Mini-Training Module: Prior Written Notice in the Special Education Process

(No cost; 0 clock hours)
An overview of the purpose, regulatory requirements, and timeliness of Prior Written Notice.

Mini-Training Module: Progress Reporting in the Special Education Process

(No cost; 0 clock hours)
An overview of the purpose, regulatory requirements, and timeliness of progress reporting.

Mini-Training Module: Service Delivery in the Special Education Process

(No cost; 0 clock hours)
An overview of the service matrix component of the IEP and the connection between the service matrix and service delivery and the least restrictive environment.