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ESE Administrator Training, 15 inservice points is a Course

ESE Administrator Training, 15 inservice points

Self-paced
15.0 credits

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Course Outline and Learning Goals

Module 1: IDEA and Legal Requirements

Participants will understand:

  • IDEA Legislation and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) including provisions for student discipline
  • Understand the important factors in maintaining Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program compliance within OCPS Florida State under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Board Rules.
  • The types of ESE complaints
  • The important factors in maintaining Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program compliance within OCPS under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and Florida State Board Rules
  • The most common dispute resolution options available to parents under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504
  • The school’s role in responding to the dispute
  • The district level procedures for providing support during the process

Module 2: Providing specialized instruction and related services
Participants will understand:

    • Their role in assuring full implementation of specialized instruction and related services for students with disabilities

    Module 3: Monitoring Academic Achievement
    Participants will understand:

      • Their role in monitoring student achievement as it relates to Exceptional Education PreK-12

      Module 4: Transition from Elementary through Post-Secondary
      Participants will understand:

        • The OCPS Preschool Disabilities Program
        • How children are eligible to receive preschool exceptional education services in our district
        • The support provided in the PreK ESE classroom
        • Transitioning the PreK ESE child to kindergarten

        Participants will identify:

        • The need for planning for Transition
        • The basic federal and state requirements for Transition

        Participants will gain a general knowledge of:

        • Key parts of the Transition Individualized Education Plan (TIEP)
        • The transition services provided through your school as well as programming for those students opting to return after graduation.

        Module 5: Meeting the needs of SWD and their families
        Participants will understand:

          • Strategies that maximize positive parent involvement  

          Module 6: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
          Participants will understand:

          • The district’s responsibilities for identifying, evaluating, and providing services to students with disabilities

          Module 7: Building Inclusive Schools
          Participants will understand:

          • The meaning and benefits of inclusion
          • Essential elements to ensure effective inclusionary practices
          • Their role in implementing effective inclusionary practices

            Participants will learn…

          • Various service delivery models for providing support to students with disabilities in the general education classroom
          • The importance of collaboration when serving students with disabilities

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