This cohort is open to those who are new to their career as a special education administrator and did not participate in the academy last year.
¤ Leadership Role of the Special Education Director
¤ Laws Regarding Students with Disabilities
¤ Evidence-Based Instruction
¤ MTSS Framework and Special Education
¤ Continuum of Services
¤ Organizational Structures
¤ Effective Fiscal Management
¤ Effective Communication Skills
September 25–26, 2019
September 25: 12–4 p.m., lunch and clock hours provided
September 26: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., breakfast, lunch, and clock hours provided
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
December 3, 2019 | 9–10 a.m.
January 28: 12–4 p.m., lunch and clock hours provided
January 29: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., breakfast, lunch, and clock hours provided
Crowne Plaza, Seattle Airport
For January 28, please bring up to two guests (principal and guidance counselor recommended) to attend a special afternoon presentation by District Management Group (DMGroup). This training session is designed to increase participants' understanding of best practices for serving struggling students with and without IEPs and the interconnection to scheduling. DMGroup's Managing Director, Mark Wiernusz, will lead the training session. Mark is an expert in raising achievement for struggling students, improving special education, and scheduling.
March 17 | 9–10 a.m.
May 27 | 9–10 a.m.
Click here to register to participate.
Contact Lisa Gehman with registration questions.
Contact Helene Paroff or Jamie Chylinski with general academy questions.