Archive — Month: July 2018


Published: July 25th, 2018

Be Safe Course- August 8th

Be Safe Certification Course SAVE A LIFE: TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO INTERACT WITH POLICE Get empowered! This engaging full day interactive workshop empowers you to address the safety needs of youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Learn how to use the BE SAFE Movie and companion curriculum to teach essential safety skills for interacting with [Read more…]

Published: July 10th, 2018

DATA REPORTING INFO: Concurrent Enrollment and Temporary Incarceration/Detainment

Exceptional Student Services has received numerous inquiries regarding accurate special education data reporting for students who are concurrently enrolled between multiple public education agencies (PEAs). These memos provide guidance for a few different scenarios that have become common within the past couple of years. PEAs should utilize these memos as guidance for how to accurately [Read more…]

Published: July 9th, 2018

Clarification of Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Codes C and D

Exceptional Student Services is providing clarification on two specific data reporting Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) codes for special education data reporting. These codes are submitted through AzEDS (Arizona Education Data Standards). This memorandum delineates between what can be reported for LRE codes of C (inside regular class less than 40% of the day) and D [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

Up, Up and Away! Making Learning Accessible, Inclusive, and Awesome for All!

Assistive Technology Superhero Academies 2018-2019 Learn how to use technology to design educational experiences which empower students of all abilities to take control of their own learning. Practice practical applications for how to leverage contemporary educational practices such as Universal Design for Learning, The Growth Mindset, Project Based Learning, The Least Restrictive Option, The Maker [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

“I Can’t Read That!’ – Assistive Technology for Reading

“I Can’t Read That!’ – Assistive Technology for Reading Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies There are students who struggle with reading every day. This superhero training academy will take a look at barriers some students encounter, accessible educational materials, and tools that can help your student(s) be more successful and independent. You will be introduced [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

The “Write” Stuff – Assistive Technology for Writing

Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies Writing can be a challenge for many students, causing endless frustration for them. Come and learn about tools and strategies to help struggling writers of all ages become better writers. Both motor aspects and composition will be discussed. When: September 20, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Where: Higley Unified School District – District [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

AT is in the mATh – Get ready to CalculATe

Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies How far? How tall? How much? How many? How long? When? We use mATh all day long and it touches every aspect of our daily activities, but many students can struggle with many mATh concepts. This training will provide an overview of tools and strategies to support all students in [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

AT is in the mATh – Get ready to CalculATe

Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies How far? How tall? How much? How many? How long? When? We use mATh all day long and it touches every aspect of our daily activities, but many students can struggle with many mATh concepts. This training will provide an overview of tools and strategies to support all students in [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

“I Can’t Read That!’ – Assistive Technology for Reading

Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies There are students who struggle with reading every day. This superhero training academy will take a look at barriers some students encounter, accessible educational materials, and tools that can help your student(s) be more successful and independent. You will be introduced to the SETT Framework as a process to help [Read more…]

Published: July 2nd, 2018

The “Write” Stuff – Assistive Technology for Writing

Assistive Technology Regional Superhero Academies Writing can be a challenge for many students, causing endless frustration for them. Come and learn about tools and strategies to help struggling writers of all ages become better writers. Both motor aspects and composition will be discussed. When: October 25, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Where: Arizona Department of Education- Exceptional Student [Read more…]