"Best Practices in the Assessment of English Learners for Special Education" provides participants with practical training in evaluating and identifying English Learners suspected of having a disability in a way that incorporates research and best practice through the lens of MDE due process requirements.
Areas discussed include: The English Language Learner (second language acquision, language proficiency testing, acculturation), MTSS/Pre-referral Phase (Team membership/roles, RtI/pre-referral intervention activities, ICEL/RIOT, problem solving process) and standardized testing). Over 100 resources will be provided, including reproduccibles, precedural documents, report writing samples and templates.
Presenter: Tyson Zitzow
Target Audience: Special Education Teachers; School Psychs; EL teachers; SEAT teams; problem solving teams; School Social Workers; SLPs and Administrators.
**It is recommended that consideration be given to sending a team. Evaluating a student from culturally & linguistically divers backgrounds requires a team of diverse & knowledgable members.
Registration Fees: SWWC Service Cooperative SpEd Services Subscribers: free; Non-Subscribers & Non-Members: $200
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2017
CEU Clock Hours: 6.5
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