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Teaching Students with Disabilities

with Paula Fugel


This is a 4 week online training program that is designed to familiarize Career & Technical Educators with the introductory information about the foundations of exceptional education in Florida and on the national level.  The course includes:  special education law, definitions, programs and instructional best practices for Career & Technical Education. The online training components include 3 live sessions and 4 weeks of content on the following topics:

o Americans with Disabilities Act

o Adult Individual Education Plan

o Exceptional Student Education – Individuals with Disabilities Act

o Individual Education Plan

o Transition IEP

o Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

o Accommodations & Modifications for Students with Disabilities

o How can CTE programs help to meet the needs of special needs students?

o Strategies for developing CTE programs to facilitate the learning of special needs students.

o How are CTE programs meeting the needs of special populations across the state of Florida?  What are some Best Practices?

o Teacher Resources & Technical Assistance for Special Populations

o Review & Reflect and Assess your CTE program and how it currently meets the needs of special needs students.

o Develop a Special Populations Action Plan & Strategies for your CTE program

Participants will need a computer with Internet access.  High-speed connectivity is recommended.  Live sessions will be held weekly on Blackboard/Collaborate.  Participants are required to participate in all 3 of the live sessions.  The four week program includes three live sessions of 1.5 – 2 hours each.  The completion of course content, assignments, research, creation, organizing and presentation of materials and activities outside of the sessions will require 5 hours per week.

  • Fall 2020 - Session 1: Sep 22 - Oct 12th, 2020
    Tue from 6:00 pm
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  • Fall 2020 - Session 2: Oct 15 - Nov 11th, 2020
    Thu from 6:00 pm
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