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Subject: Training Modules/Resources Available Through The Division of Special Education and Regional Professional Development Centers
Source: Barb Gilpin, Interim Assistant Director, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Principals, Counselors, Process Coordinators, Special Education Directors

Date: May 30, 2007

Through funding provided by the Division of Special Education, area Regional Professional Development Centers have several modules available which provide support for recommended practices in the areas of instructional design and delivery, decision-making, and student focused planning. These training materials are developed in a manner that supports the requirements for the No Child Left Behind High Quality Professional Development.

Modules available from the RPDCs include:

General Education:
* Problem Solving General Education Interventions to Increase Achievement
* Quality Eligibility Determination
* Differentiated Instruction
* Differentiated Instruction for Career and Vocational Education
* Curriculum-Based Measurement
* Effective Instructional Practices
* Collaboration and Co-teaching
* Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) Institute (by invitation only)

Special Education:
* Measurable Goals and Objectives
* K-12 Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Decision Making
* Traumatic Brain Injury
* Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Services in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
* Empowerment for Life: Teaching Self-Determination Strategies for Effective Transition

For these and other offerings, please visit http://www.dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/leadership/rpdc/.

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Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Division of Special Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Email:  webreplyspe@dese.mo.gov
Phone: 573-751-5739   Fax:  573-526-4404


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