Train-the-Trainer Summer Institute

Deepen your coaching knowledge by attending this three day training in August. Details are on our calendar.

RTI Modules 1-5 Available

RTI Modules 1-5 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



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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

Educator Professional Development News

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Comments Sought on Effort to Promote Inclusive Early-Childhood Programs

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Young children with disabilities are often placed in segregated settings, as opposed to the least-restrictive environment that can meet their needs, says a draft policy statement from two federal agencies.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to 'Stay Put' Ruling

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Monday action by the Supreme Court follows a recommendation from the Obama administration that the high court not take up the case, which involved a private school placement.

Special Education Students Swell Civil Rights Docket - Education Week

Monday, May 18, 2015

Outreach and broader awareness of the Education Department's willingness to tackle complaints may help account for a surge in cases to the department's office for civil rights, say advocacy groups, administrators, and department officials.

New Autism Research Outlines Gender Differences in Social Interactions

Friday, May 15, 2015

Girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder may both face social rejection from peers, but exclusion by girls may be harder to spot, recent research suggests.

'Building a Grad Nation' Report Outlines Challenges in Special Education

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The report notes that the overall graduation rate is climbing nationally, but students with disabilities still lag their typically-developing peers.


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