Full course description
About this Course
In this course, we will share all of the required components for a compliant Preschool IEP and we'll help you develop best practices that will positively impact early childhood outcomes!
Credit: 3 Contact Hours
Course Type: Self-paced Online Course
Course Level: Apprentice through Expert
Target Audience: Special Education Directors, Supervisors, Leads, School Psychologists, Related Service Providers, Preschool Teachers
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
Dee Dee Howes has been a special educator for over 23 years. Before joining SST8, Dee Dee was an Intervention Specialist across all grade levels, a special education supervisor, and a director. She specializes in compliance, instructional and behavioral intervention for students of low incidence, communication, and all other areas of service delivery. Dee Dee is passionate about helping other educators meet the needs of diverse learners.
Stacey Smith is an Early Learning and School Readiness Consultant for the State Support Team Region 8. She has spent her career working with children and families of young children. Stacey attained a Bachelor degree in Special Education from Ohio University and a Master degree in Educational Administration from Ashland University. Her professional background includes Preschool Special Education teacher, Special Education consultant and Assistant Director for Tri-County Preschool. She has a strong understanding of child development and is passionate about creating opportunities for all children and families to access positive early learning experiences.