Supervising Paraeducators in School Settings: A Team Approach
When a teacher and paraeducator work in the same classroom, they share responsibilities,workloads, successes, and challenges. Although there are many benefits to teaming, sharinginstructional space creates some level of anxiety in both parties. This workshop wouldidentify some tasks or issues that, if discussed prior to working together in the same classroom, can ease the tension and create a climate of mutual respect among teachers andparaeducators.
Writing Defensible IEPs
IEPs are the blueprint of specially designed instruction. Full day workshop: This training explains the common difficulties teachers and districts encounter in the development of IEPs and Special Education Programs. The session cites court cases and explains the relevance to the Case Conference and IEP process. In part, the session will address common procedural steps in Embrace.
Equitable Discipline & Alternatives to Suspension
The development of effective systems for school discipline requires a broad set of resources. The intent of this session is to support schools in their movement towards more effective, evidence-based methods of behavior management and school discipline for all students. These considerations are offered for staff at the classroom level as well as administrators at the school and district level.