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Severe Disabilities and Universal Design for Learning - Webinar Series

This 3 part webinar series is coming up in April/May. It is also available for credit  Find out more...

 
RTI Modules 1-4 Available

RTI Modules 1-4 are now available on the RTI Trainings & Webinars page. Credit is available.

 
Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with ASD - Webinar Series


Now archived on ITC Webinars page 

(for free or for credit):

January 28, 2015:
Linking Cognition and Literacy
February 4, 2015:
Assessment for Instruction
February 11, 2015:
Designing Literacy Instruction

 
Secondary Special Education National College and Career Readiness Institute

Materials from the above Institute, held in Boise, Idaho, on November 17-18, 2014, are posted to the Secondary Transition Trainings page.

 
PBIS Training Materials

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports 2014-2015 training materials now available on the PBIS community

 

Welcome

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The Idaho Training Clearinghouse (ITC), funded by the Idaho State Department of Education-Special Education, is designed to link school professionals and parents with special education training opportunities and resources across the state.

Find the following on the ITC:

  • Calendar:  Search for regional trainings across multiple special education categories
  • Register:  Locate and register for regional trainings and online webinars
  • Resources:  Find links to state and national special education resources
  • Communities:  Get the information you need on numerous special education topics including frequently asked questions, online trainings, documents for download, and resources links
  • Webinars:  Search for upcoming and past webinars across various special education content areas
  • For Credit:  Find professional development (inservice credit) offerings

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Restraint and Seclusion, Gifted Education Among Amendments to ESEA Bill

Thursday, April 16, 2015

States would have to develop plans to prevent unnecessary restraint and seclusion in schools, and the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Education program would be reauthorized under the pending ESEA rewrite.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Education Cases - Education Week

Monday, April 13, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court in the past two weeks has declined to step into three education-related cases.

Postschool Success for Students With Disabilities Linked to Goal-Setting Skills

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A review of recent studies shows some factors connected with postschool employment, education, and independent living, but researchers say more evidence would be welcome.

Top Special Education Teacher Dismissed After Months of Strained District Relations

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The Multnomah district says Brett Bigham, the 2014 Oregon teacher of the year, was fired because he took too many days off, but Bigham says he was let go because of his sexual orientation.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Hear Case on Race and Special Education

Monday, April 06, 2015

Black parents in the Pennsylvania district of Lower Merion had argued the district disproportionately enrolled black students in special education.

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