Full course description
About this Course
In this course, we will explore specific challenges with the evaluation process and share practices and strategies that will help you ensure that your ETRs are compliant and that they can meaningfully inform the IEP to ensure appropriate services for students! The course is divided into separate modules. Within each module, there will be a video to watch, resource handouts, and a reflection question. You'll want to have the resources handy (especially the Record Review Indicators) to maximize your learning.
Please note that there is a separate course for preschool educators that is Ohio Approved for 3 contact hours. Please see the Preschool ETR course description for additional requirements.
Credit: 5 Contact Hours
Course Type: Self-paced Online Course
Course Level: Apprentice through Expert
Target Audience: School psychologists, Special Education Directors, Supervisors, Leads, Related Service Providers, other special educators
Expected Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to:
- Use OEC’s Record Review Indicators to evaluate the compliance of ETR records
- Develop a high-quality and compliant Evaluation Plan
- Write Individual Part 1 Summaries of Assessment which help inform eligibility decisions and development of the IEP
- Ensure that Team Summary: Summary of Assessment Results is comprehensive, understandable, and succinct and write an Eligibility Justification that meets the 2-prong test
Meet the Instructors
Rachel M. Undercoffer is an Educational Consultant for State Support Team 8 in the areas of Special Education and Positive Behavior Intervention Supports; her work focuses on equity, multi-tiered systems of support, disproportionality, and providing consultation and professional development to school districts. Rachel previously worked as a School Psychologist for nine years in the districts of: Medina, North Royalton, and Aurora. She is a state and nationally certified school psychologist, Ohio Board of Psychology privately licensed school psychologist, and a board-certified cognitive specialist.