Welcome to Idaho Training Clearinghouse

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:


Search for regional trainings across multiple special education categories


Locate and register for regional trainings and online webinars


Get the information you need on numerous special education topics including frequently asked questions, online trainings, documents for download, and resources links


Search for upcoming and past webinars across various special education content areas

For Credit

Find professional development (inservice credit) offerings


Universal Design for Learning Symposium

This free all-day event will be held at 6 sites across the state. The purpose is to teach Idaho educators principles of UDL - a national movement customizing education for all learners. Educational credit is available. Download the UDL Symposium flyer to learn more.

SLD Public Comment Period

Specific Learning Disability forms and guidance documents are open for comment May 9 through June 8, 2016. Comments are being collected through this survey link.

Be a Reading Hero!

This training is designed to improve outcomes for students with disabilities, providing attendees with evidence based practices to support students in early literacy and increased inclusion in the general education setting. 

June 6, 2016 - Boise
June 13, 2016 - Moscow
June 15, 2016 - Idaho Falls

Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes: Supporting Children with Hearing, Vision, and Multiple Disabilities 
June 16-17, 2016

Location: Hilton Garden Inn - Boise
Contact: Robin Greenfield at (208) 364-4012 or rgreen@uidaho.edu
Presenter: Dr. Therese Willkomm
Register now as space is limited.


Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind 
Upcoming Trainings

Educational Interpreter Summer Symposium - June 10-12, 2016

Early Childhood Day - June 14, 2016

Paraprofessional Training - June 13-24, 2016 


Want to learn more about Intensive intervention for students with severe and persistent learning or behavioral needs?

Visit the National Center on Intensive Interventions website. http://www.intensiveintervention.org/


Find support and technical assistance


For more information please
contact Cathy Thornton

Visit the IRIS Center

Find a wealth of resources at the IRIS Center including modules and case studies, services including tutorials, webinars, and seminars, research and more. The IRIS Center is dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one. 

Supporting Students with Disabilities Series

Maximizing Access to Instruction and Testing for Students with Disabilities to Improve Achievement.

Please contact Nancy Thomas Price at (208) 332-6988(208) 332-6988 or nthomasprice@sde.idaho.gov.



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