This course will focus on special education law and how it applies to all classrooms that educate students with special needs. Regular and special educators will learn how to meet the requirements of the IEP and better understand the special education process as a whole. The class will review mandates of various federal public laws that impact the educational programs and services of our students with special needs. This class is open to all grade levels and subject areas.
Teachers enrolled in this course will...
- the requirements and changes made to special education as per the amendments made in IDEA 2004.
- the laws and terminology designed to protect the rights of students.
- the processes of identification and classification
- how the special education process affects teachers, students, parents and administrators.
- how Transition Planning impacts students’ programming.
- why special education law is critical to the educational needs of special education students
and Be Able To
- identify the implications of special education law and how it affects their district, school and classroom.
- apply the various aspects of special education law to the educational programs and services of our students with special needs.
- create positive change in the services we provide for students with special needs
- Teacher: Aimee Keller