Special Education Teacher Mentoring Academy – 2019-2020:

Title: Special Education Teacher Mentoring Academy – 2019-2020

Date(s): August 12th, August 26th; September 9th, September 23rd; October 7th, 2019; January 27th, 2020 – Technical Assistance; (Mentor’s Meeting on August 19th, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:00)

Time(s): 2:00 – 6:00 pm

Location: SCGLRS: Berryhill Classroom

Registration via Okefenokee RESA at: www.okresa.org

Registration Deadline: August 5, 2019




Course Description:

New and inexperienced special education teachers will receive support and training
to gain knowledge, strategies and skills to teach students with disabilities.
The ultimate goal is to encourage teachers to remain in the field of special education. The training will include professional learning activities designed to improve the proficiency
in writing compliant Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) to include Present Levels of Academic  Achievement and Functional Performances (PLAAFP), Transition Plans, and Behavior Intervention Plans.  Special education law and exceptionality areas will be covered. In addition, co-teaching delivery models and development/use of accommodations and modifications will be taught.
System Special Education Administrator and or building level instructional leaders will assign a building level mentor to provide on-going coaching/mentoring support throughout the year.

GLRS staff/instructors may provide onsite support, collaboration, and observations.

Class Notes:

This course will include assignments related to writing IEPs, documented observations, and documented mentor contact.

Class Meeting Dates:

August 12

August 19 (Mentor’s Meeting: 3:00 – 4:00 pm)

August 26

September 9

September 23

October 7

January 27 (Technical Assistance)

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