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Assistant Principals Webinar: Special Education Do's And Don'ts
Most students with disabilities spend the majority of their school day in a general education setting. Therefore, it is essential for all teachers to have knowledge, skill, and ongoing professional development to meet their complex learning needs. The High-Leverage Practices (HLP) in Special Education, developed through a partnership of the Council for Exceptional Children and the CEEDAR Center, are identified practices to improve student outcomes. In this webinar, presenters will provide an overview of the HLPs, share a resource for school leaders to encourage implementation, and discuss strategies that can be used to differentiate support for beginning special and general education teachers.

Presenters: Dr. Erica D. McCray is an Associate Professor of Special Education and a Co-Director for the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center at the University of Florida. Prior to joining the faculty, she served as a special educator for students with behavioral and learning disabilities in Title I elementary and middle schools.

Dr. James McLeskey is a Professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, & Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida and a project faculty member and state lead for the CEEDAR Center. He has extensive experience in teacher education and professional development activities related to providing effective inclusive programs for students with disabilities and others who struggle in school.

Dr. Bonnie S. Billingsley, a professor at Virginia Tech and is a former special education teacher and administrator. Her research interests include principal leadership for inclusive schools, teacher retention, and supporting new special educators.

Apr 7, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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