July 5 - August 13
Participants will delve into State regulations (Chapter 766) and Federal requirements Individuals Disability Education Act (IDEA) and its application in Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) development and implementation. Additionally, Participants will learn about services provided and/or available to students by other agencies and involvement of these agencies in transition planning for students in Pk-12 environments. This course will look at developing a well written IEP using either the MA DESE approved IEP or local district’s IEP format to include direction instruction on IEP goal developments and completion of portions of the IEP that special education teachers are usually responsible for completing. It will also use evidence-based practice as well as curriculum-driven IEP goals. Although this course addresses Massachusetts guidelines, as all states follow IDEA, the skills learned in this course are transferable to other states.
- 60 Professional Development Points: $540
University of the Pacific: PEDD 9176 3 non-degree Graduate-level Credits: $875
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU): PDSP 501ID: 3 Transferable Graduate Credits $955
EDU 6130 Ashland University: (register and pay the university directly) $1050