Webinars

Webinar: Managing Challenging Behavior 2.0: What to Do When the Basics Aren’t Enough

Dealing with challenging behavior continues to be among the greatest concerns of teachers. When basic classroom management is sound, but behavioral challenges persist at high rates or intensities, educators may be especially stressed. While it is critical to ensure that the basics are there (e.g., expectations are clear, appropriate behavior is reinforced, social skills are actively taught), this webinar will ...

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Webinar: Managing Behavior 1.0: Do These Things First

There are scores of textbooks, websites, and other resources describing theories and interventions for challenging behavior in schools, and sorting through such information can be more overwhelming than helpful. In reality, a few fundamentals probably provide the foundation necessary for successfully managing classroom behavior. Grounded in an antecedent, preventive mindset, this webinar will focus on a proven set of key ...

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Webinar: Co-Teaching But Not Getting the Results You’d Hoped For?

Co-teaching has become a relatively common service delivery option for students with disabilities, but the results are sometimes disappointing. Professionals often explain that they are doing everything recommended, but students still are not learning as expected. Several reasons may account for this situation, and this webinar will explore those likely to be key causes, along with suggestions for changing practices ...

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Webinar: A Valuable Partner: Setting the Stage For Effective Family Engagement

As a new—or experienced—teacher, it can sometimes seem like it’s you against the world…including the families you work with. You’re the education expert. Why can’t they see that? In this webinar, Sean Roy, a longtime parent advocate and national technical assistance provider, and John Waterman, an experienced educator and parent of a child with exceptionalities, will help you understand what ...

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Webinar: Specially Designed Instruction in Co-Teaching: Three Mistakes We’re Making and How to Correct Them

Co-teaching has become a relatively common way of accomplishing the dual purposes of inclusive education and curriculum access, student outcomes continue to be a concern. Perhaps the most important missing ingredient that could change this situation is the integration in co-taught classes of specially designed instruction (SDI). In this webinar, co-teaching expert Marilyn Friend will help you understand what SDI ...

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Webinar: Working Collaboratively with Diverse Families in the IEP Process

Per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), families of children with disabilities are equal stakeholders in IEP meetings. With the number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds increasing each year, working effectively with diverse families in the IEP process is especially important. Learn how to involve your students and families from diverse backgrounds in the IEP process, ...

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Webinar: Executive Function Deficits: Evidence-based Practices to Help All Learners Access Core Curriculum

Do you work with disorganized, inflexible, impulsive students who struggle with planning and problem solving? Executive function (EF) skills are a collection of mental processes that assist individuals in organizing, planning, problem solving, and self-regulating. EF challenges are unique to each individual, are unrelated to motivation and intellectual abilities, and can significantly affect everyday functioning at school, work, community, and ...

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Webinar: Are You Inclusive? Developing Culturally Responsive Practices

Culturally responsive educators are sensitive to diversity in the classroom. Teachers must reflect on their personal assumptions and biases. However, what are the characteristics of a culturally responsive education professional? What evidence-based strategies are available to foster a healthy classroom culture/climate to ensure success for ALL learners? This webinar will support the facilitation of a highly “inclusive” environment for ALL ...

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Webinar: Behavioral Strategies to Promote Success for Students with Exceptionalities

Special education teachers are often referred to as the “campus expert” for all behavioral concerns occurring within the school, but may not always feel prepared to serve as the resident behavioral expert. In this webinar, you’ll learn about several behavioral strategies that have shown support for promoting student engagement, increasing student compliance, and enhancing social success. After this webinar, you will ...

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Webinar: Lesson Planning for All Learners Using Universal Design for Learning

As educators become familiar with Universal Design for Learning (UDL), they frequently ask “How do I do this?” This webinar illustrates how to integrate the UDL principles into best practice using a step-by-step flexible process. Interactive exercises will help you to (1) define flexible, clear S.M.A.R.T. learning goals based on standards, (2) consider learner variability, (3) determine appropriate, meaningful assessments, ...

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Webinar: What’s Different in the Special Education Assessment Process for English Learners?

As the number of English learners and bilingual/multilingual students continues to rise in the US, teachers and administrators are in critical need of appropriate and effective processes for assessing the eligibility of students with disabilities who are also English language learners. In this webinar, you’ll learn the latest updates on assessing English speakers in four areas: linguistic, cultural, legal & ...

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Webinar: Living Up to the Promise: Effective Practices for Coaches

Schools across the country rely upon coaching for improving teacher practice and learner outcomes. However, the job of the coach is often quite large and ill-defined, creating great variation in coaching practice. In this webinar, you’ll learn the practices of effective coaching so that your coaching can ensure that your every-day work leads to improvements in teacher practice. You’ll also ...

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ATIA Webinars

CEC is proud to announce our partnership with the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), developed to bring CEC Members access to all of ATIA’s live and archived webinars! Below, you’ll find the webinars we think you’ll really love. Click the arrow next to the webinar title to see the description and learning objectives, and the link to purchase them.   ...

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Webinar: Supreme Court Decision and Implications for Developing IEPs

On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. The case was the second special education case heard before the High Court to address the issue of what constitutes a Free Appropriate Public Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The question in this case was how much ...

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Webinar: Cultural Responsiveness in Data-Based Individualization and Literacy Assessment for English Learners

In this webinar, you’ll learn attributes of culturally responsive instruction as well as research-based strategies that promote language and (bi) literacy development for English learners with and without learning disabilities. The presenters will explain a framework that infuses cultural responsiveness into the process of data-based individualization and demonstrate how the framework’s components (e.g., demonstrating an asset-based view of multilingualism and ...

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