Job Management

  • Understanding the students on your caseload
  • Scheduling
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Effective parent communication
  • IEP planning and meeting facilitation

Developing, Implementing, & Monitoring IEPs

  • Writing a IDEA compliant IEP
  • Using data to guide your IEP decisions
  • Progress monitoring
  • Data collection
  • Least restrictive environment

Teacher Well-Being

  • Handling your stress
  • Working through difficult situations
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Self Care


  • Selecting research supported practices
  • Differentiating instruction for all learners
  • Developing and implementing specialized skills classes (transition, functional, social)
  • Implementing an alternate curriculum

Administration Support

  • Identification of high qualify special education programming
    • Efficient use of resources
  • SPED data development, organization, and analysis
  • Effectively evaluating Special Education staff
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Avoiding legal issues
  • Providing a continuum of services within your district
  • Locating and utilizing resources

Classroom Management

  • Roles and responsibilities for all environments
  • Implementing effective strategies
  • Setting up an effective classroom environment
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Behaviors

Evaluating for Eligibility

  • Evaluation planning
  • Implemented a multidisciplinary evaluation
  • Evaluation assessment and data collection
  • Report writing
  • Support in evaluation for unique circumstances

Specifically Designed Instruction

  • Instructional interventions
  • Organizing your instruction for all learners
  • Providing feedback on instruction
  • Using data to drive your instructional decisions
  • Locating instructional resources
  • Scaffolding instruction

Collaboration and Co-Teaching

  • Including general educators in the evaluation and IEP process
  • Providing input into general education instruction and planning
  • Collaborative scheduling
  • Special Education focused professional development
  • Collaborative engagement with parents
  • Understanding roles in special education and general education
  • Collaborating with related services providers
  • Breaking down the silos