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Apply and practice an effective decision-making process for determining student needs for supports and services while learning the strategic staffing configurations to best provide them.

This training will help you:


achieving the best possible match between student needs and services for all students.


your team to understand the critical shift from historical practices to modern effective practices for today’s students with disabilities.


administrators and teachers to learn and apply data-driven decisions enabling students with disabilities to be recognized first as a general education student to be educated, to the greatest extent appropriate, in the general education classroom and curriculum.

Find answers you need to know, such as:

  • What is the best process to determine the type and level of personnel support needed for the different levels of individualized support for students with disabilities?
  • What quality standards for services in a specialized support setting are expected and required by law?

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

  • Gain a new understanding of the evolution of quality services for students with disabilities.
  • Understand the key sequencing of questions that lead to the best match between student needs and services.
  • Get more familiar with effective practices and processes of student-centered learning.
  • Revisit and review IDEA’s Least Restrictive Environment Provision to ensure your team is on track.
  • Find out how beliefs about intelligence and achievement, such as an ability mindset versus a growth mindset, make a difference.

Expand your toolbox:

  • Practice application of a collaborative Planning for Advance Support Services worksheet.
  • Participate in a Models of Support activity for application practice.
  • Work with a group to discuss and understand new ways inclusive educators can find opportunities for students with an IEP to participate in the general education classroom and curriculum.
  • Dive deep into students’ specific needs for instructional and behavioral support with questions and guides to help along the way.
  • Discover new ways instructional technology can increase access.

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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