Quality Indicators for Delivering Specially Designed Instruction

September 20, 2022

Overview The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004) has the following two indicators that need to be met for a student to qualify for special education services: The student…

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Making the Most of Your ESSER Funds

August 22, 2022

There are two years remaining in which ESSER funds, authorized in the American Rescue Plan Act, will be available. NOW is the time to assess your plan for expending these…

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Accommodations Audit Form

August 3, 2022

Accommodations are intended to provide equitable access to the general education curriculum and equitable access to the achievement of enrolled grade-level standards. Instructional accommodations remove barriers caused by the student’s…

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Paraeducators: Fact or Fiction?

July 28, 2022

As policy and procedures have evolved over the years within education, the role of teachers and paraprofessionals has also changed.  Managing the work of paraprofessionals has become a more common…

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Options for Continuing Professional Development Remotely

May 6, 2020

All of us at Stetson & Associates are committed to the safety and well-being of students and staff as we support our communities across the country in their ongoing efforts…

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WEBINAR: 5 Easy Ways to Fail in Education

May 22, 2015

The Imperative for Reinvention in Special Education Join Dr. Frances Stetson as she discusses the five easiest ways to fail in education in this webinar hosted by PresenceLearning. She will…

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Effective Co-Teaching Partnerships

May 5, 2014

*This post was originally written by Barbara Proctor, one of our previous colleagues at Stetson & Associates.   Frequently when I am working with teachers who are considering co-teaching or…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Culturally Responsive Instruction

May 5, 2014

Why is it important to address student diversity? Today’s students are increasingly more diverse in their cultures, languages, abilities, interests and learning styles. As educators we are held accountable to…

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