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Subject: NASDSE Professional Development Series - "Using Technology to Support Teaching and Learning"

Source: Melissa Melton, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Administrators, Special Education Directors, Special Education Instructors, and Technology Staff

Date: January 13, 2011

The first session in the NASDSE Professional Development Series, "Special Education Teacher Evaluation: Issues and Answers," is now available. 

This presentation addresses the issues of special education teacher evaluation, including the factors which should be considered such as job responsibilities, time attribution, and student performance.  Data from the National Center for Teacher Quality study is presented to give examples of teacher evaluation practices across the nation.  The presenters are Tony Bagshaw, Managing Director of Human Capital, Battelle for Kids and Lynn Holdheide, Special Education Research Associate, National Center for Teacher Quality (NCTQ), Vanderbilt University.

To access any of the presentations in this 2010-2011 series, please use the following login information:

* Open your web browser to

* Click on the conference you would like to view.

* You will be taken to a screen that asks for an access code.

Missouri's access code is: 1011MIS5

Note: All PowerPoints and background documents will be available for download on the conference page.