Effective Partnerships: Communication, Collaboration, and Professional Practice: Part 2 of the CTE Webinar Series
Communication and collaboration among CTE professionals and special educators is an essential for student success in secondary career and technical education (CTE) for students with disabilities (SWD). Stakeholder awareness of CTE and special education supported by professional development is the focus of this second in our five-part webinar series on Secondary CTE for Students with Disabilities. Please join us for a focused discussion concerning professional practice, collaboration, and effective communication strategies.
Session participants will:
1. Learn strategies on how to build positive and productive relationships between special education and CTE professionals.
2. Learn collaborative and communication approaches that work along with stakeholders’ knowledge-base and needed professional development to support CTE for SWD.
3. Learn strategies, best practices, and practical insight from state and national resource specialists for the CTE and special education professional.
Joni Schmalzried, Chief Program Officer, Anthony Wayne Services – AWS Foundation, Fort Wayne, IN
Nikki Sprunger, Director of Special Education Services, Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, IN
Wendy Chalmers, Resource Specialist – Special Populations Coordinator, SUN Area Technical Institute, New Berlin, PA
Kristy Barnett, Disability Services Coordinator, Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, OK