Educator Essentials

Topic: Special Education/Gifted
Instructor: Patrick Crahan
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Vector Solutions
Center Offered: SWPD

Course Description:

**YOU MUST HAVE A SUBSCRIPTION TO EDUCATOR ESSENTIALS IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE**

**more info at: https://www.exceptionalchild.com**

Course Description:

Teachers will participate in a bundle of online lecures delivered through Exceptional Child Product purchased by the district. After completing the courses in Educator Essential Course Bundle Teacher & Principal the educators/administrators will submit a written reflection on how this content will benefit their understanding of being prepared to meet the needs of students with exceptionalities in the school and district setting.

Exceptional learners continues to be a topic that classroom teachers, administrators, and district personnel struggle to understand. This course will allow teachers/counselors/administrators the opportunity to review relevant information to prepare all educators to meet the needs of students with exceptionalities.

Implementation and Outcome:

Each learning video in the Exceptional Child series includes an assessment. Educators will also be required to submit a reflection assigment summarizing the impact their learning will have on their classroom instructional strategies.

At course completion, participants will know:

  • Dyslexia Awareness
  • Dyslexia: Orton-Gillingham Approach
  • Dyslexia: The Davis ® MethodADHD Overview (Essentials)
  • ASD Overview (Essentials)
  • BIP Overview (Essentials)
  • Restraint and Seclusion Overview (Essentials)
  • Bullying and Students with Special Needs (Essentials)
  • Special Education Introduction (Essentials)
  • IEP Compliance (Essentials)
  • English Learners and Instructional Strategies
  • Gifted Learners and Differentiated Instruction
  • Supervising Paraeducators
  • School Safety for Students with Disabilities (Essentials)
  • Principals: Roles and Responsibilities in Special Education
  • Principals: Special Education Law
  • Principals: Behavior Management
  • Principals: Supervising Special Education Staff
  • Trauma Awareness
  • Trauma-Informed Practices

 

**PLEASE VISIT THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION**

Cost: $180
Timespan of Course:
August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021
Contact E-mail: crahan.pat@greatoaks.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Online
Course Number: EDU*6280*A8
Academic Term: 21/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 1.00
Subject: EDU