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.