January 26, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
Educating Special Needs and ELL Students and Equipping Their Teachers During COVID-19

Even without COVID-19, school districts face the constant challenge of how to use resources to best meet student needs. The pandemic has amplified these challenges, especially for English language learners, special needs students, and the teachers and staff who serve them. Listen in on a panel discussion between school business officials and the National Center […]

January 20, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
Ensuring FAPE for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19: A Resource for Educators

Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities remains in place. As schools shift to more distance learning, teams of educators are left to redesign what FAPE looks like when they cannot be physically present with their students. Created in partnership with the Diverse Learners […]

January 14, 2021 12:00 pm | Webinar
The Power of Student-Teacher Connection

Distance learning has illuminated the need for and power of student-teacher connections for all students, and especially those with disabilities. Our expert panel will explore the importance of these connections that may have previously been taken for granted. You will be provided with tools, a pedagogical approach, and concrete ways to begin or refine an […]

December 10, 2020 2:00 pm | Webinar
Early Literacy for All Learners: The Science and the Practice

In this webinar, presenters from Digital Promise’s Learner Variability Project and the National Center for Learning Disabilities will explain the research behind the development of early literacy using a whole child framework.

December 9, 2020 3:30 pm | Webinar
Inclusive Lesson Planning for Educators

In this event, panelists from CAST,TIES and Carroll County Public Schools, will highlight the 5-15-45 tool, an online resource developed to support general and special educators collaboration to design inclusive lessons for all, and especially those with significant cognitive disabilities.

December 7, 2020 1:00 pm | Webinar
Drive Equitable Student Outcomes Through Family-Teacher Collaboration

This session explores how schools can integrate effective family engagement into key aspects of teacher practice (such as classroom culture and data-driven instruction), allowing teachers to activate the full potential of families as team members to advance equitable student outcomes.

December 4, 2020 8:30 am | Webinar
Early Literacy Virtual Conference

Join us for a full day of early literacy professional learning featuring keynote speakers Kai-leé Berke and Barbara Steinberg plus 12+ other experts, and  earn up to 16 CE certificates live or on-demand through January 31st!

November 19, 2020 12:00 pm | Webinar
The Importance of Early Detection: A Parent’s Perspective

With more parents being their child’s primary educator, they may be seeing signs of learning difficulties that they are concerned with. Using NCLD’s new interactive tool, “The LD Checklist: Recognize and Respond”, attendees will learn the potential signs of learning difficulties and how one parent was able to spot the signs early to get her […]

November 10, 2020 3:30 pm | Webinar
Financial Planning for Uncertainty

Afton Partners will be presenting on financial planning processes, scenario planning, and guiding principles for district and charter school leadership as they navigate today and tomorrow’s financial challenges.

October 28, 2020 1:00 pm | Webinar
Ed Tech Resources to Support Special Education Practitioners

The Special Education Innovation Network is a newly formed national group of special education software and assistive technology developers, researchers, and nonprofits.