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Learn how quality indicators are used to create the most effective learning environment with specialized support for students whose needs cannot be met in the general education setting.

This training will help you:


targeted instruction that allows your students with moderate to severe disabilities to participate in grade-level curriculum.


teachers with new skills to design lessons linking the needs of every learner with the curriculum standards, including a deeper understanding on where the learner is currently functioning relative to the standard.


your teachers and staff by fostering collaboration between general and special education educators.

Find answers you need to know, such as:

  • How do you design a lesson that will capture the strengths and needs of your students with moderate to severe disabilities?
  • How do you help these students most effectively participate in the curriculum standards corresponding to their enrolled grade level?

Discover new perspectives, skills, and research-based resources:

  • Discuss and apply quality standards for specialized support using a standards-based IEP as a framework for instruction
  • Examine a specialized services rubric with 22 best practices
  • Apply task analysis, scaffolding, and other high-yield instructional tools
  • Design an ideal setting for communication systems, behavior management, room arrangement, classroom procedures schedules and transitions

Expand your toolbox:

Identify the best self-assessment activities to understand what your students may already know relative to the learner objectives. Learn new methods for using pre-tests, KWL charts, graphic organizers, checklists, teacher questions with response cards, student work samples and many more.

Open new doors:

New technologies to support diverse learners have created many exciting pathways to access, especially for students with moderate to severe disabilities. Understanding the large increases in students with more significant disabilities, as well as the broad range of diversity within these student populations, has become even more important.

Training customization:

Stetson & Associates can customize every training to fit your needs, and has been doing so for over 700 districts for more than 30 years.

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