Announcements
Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with ASD - Webinar Series

Upcoming three part webinar series
(for free or for credit):

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

Time for all sessions:
3:00-5:00 Pacific 
4:00-6:00 Mountain
Full Description

 
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.

 
New Special Education Teacher Training

Fall 2014 dates and training materials can be found on the new teacher community.

 
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

Educator Professional Development News

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Advocacy Groups Oppose Removal of Special Education Testing Caps

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Allowing an unlimited number of students with disabilities to take alternate tests will place them in a lower academic track, argues the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

Disability Advocate for Tax-Free Savings Accounts Attending State of the Union

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Sara Wolff, who advocated on behalf of a newly-signed bill that allows people with disabilities to save money without risking federal benefits, was invited by Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey.

Louisiana Slow in Rolling Out New Authority for Spec. Ed. Teams - Education Week

Monday, January 19, 2015

Worries over federal compliance slow implementation of a new law giving school-based teams the power to develop course-completion and graduation standards for some special education students.

Idaho Schools Face Potential Tech Crisis Over Broadband Issue - Education Week

Monday, January 19, 2015

State officials are scrambling to make sure their broadband network provides service to school districts, following a legal battle that has left the network's future in limbo.

Audit: Most Idaho schools don't use broadband services - Education Week

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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