The modules in this section are all focused on topics of promoting teacher, student, and parent advocacy and understanding the far-reaching system of Special Education.
Promoting Advocacy in All Settings
Advocacy is a big part of special education. How to develop advocacy from an individual level all the way to the community level is explored in this module.
Student Guide to IEPs
Self-Determination and Student-Led IEPs
Particularly in elementary school, IEPs can take place without student involvement. Investing students in the IEP process and teaching self-advocacy is a critical life skill that will be explored in this module.
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in Special Education
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy is a student-centered approach to teaching in which the students' cultural strengths are identified and celebrated. This module will ground participants in the importance of CRP and how it can be implemented in the classroom.
Setting Goals and Self-Monitoring
This module takes the goal-monitoring focus off teachers and shifts it to students. It will explore how to instruct setting reasonable goals and provide resources for teaching self-monitoring.