Meeting Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards for Special Education

Training Outcomes:

During this two-day workshop, participants will:

  • Become more familiar with Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS), including shifts required in ELA and Math
  • Identify the components of an AZCCRS-aligned IEP
  • Be prepared to develop and write AZCCRS IEP goals and benchmarks aligned to the student’s PLAAFP
  • Become familiar with readily available resources, tools, and evidenced-based strategies to support students with disabilities to access the ACCRS

Day One

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify pedagogical shifts in ELA and Mathematics in Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards
  • Describe the importance of access to AZCCRS for students with disabilities
  • Define the role of the special education specialist in implementing AZCCRS for students with disabilities
  • Define Universal Design for Learning and state how UDL supports students with disabilities
  • Identify areas of need and recommend appropriate standards for sample students

Day Two

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe a process for developing and writing AZCCRS IEP goals and benchmarks aligned to the student’s PLAAFP
  • Describe how to identify entry points to standards
  • Generate standards-based goals for sample students with IEPs
  • Identify readily available resources, instructional strategies, and evidenced-based strategies to support students with disabilities
  • Develop an action plan to build capacity within your school/district

A laptop or iPad will be needed on day two.

Presenters: WestEd Center for Prevention & Early Intervention

Choose the location for your session:

Casa Grande – Holiday Inn Casa Grande, 777 N. Pinal Ave., Casa Grande, AZ 85112

8:30 am–3:30 pm, Tuesday, January 28, 2014
8:00 am–3:00 pm, Wednesday, January 29, 2014
*Breakfast and lunch provided each day.

Phoenix – Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe, 1600 S. 52nd St., Tempe, AZ  85281

8:30 am–3:30 pm, Thursday, January 30, 2014
8:00 am–3:00 pm, Friday, January 31, 2014
*Breakfast and lunch provided each day.

Flagstaff – Arizona Department of Education Flagstaff Office, 3100 N. West St., Suite 300, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

8:30 am–3:30 pm, Thursday, January 30, 2014
8:00 am–3:00 pm, Friday, January 31, 2014
*Breakfast and lunch will not be provided.

 

Registration Fee: $175 covers the two-day attendance.

Registration Deadline:

Casa Grande and Phoenix—January 13, 2014

Flagstaff — February 21, 2014

Please visit the Event Registration page – http://www.ade.az.gov/onlineregistration/EventLocationSelection.asp?EventID=3321&EventDate=11/21/2013.

To be added to a list of interested participants for our next round of training, please provide your contact information here.

On February 21, 2013, ADE/ESS offered a webinar called IEPs and the Common Core State Standards Webinar.  This webinar provided a brief introduction to the process of aligning IEPs to the Common Core State Standards.  Click on the links below to access the information from that webinar.

Download the presentation handout.

View the archived webinar here.

View questions asked during the webinar here.