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1 ESE UPDATES Linda S. Novota – Director Administrator Conference July 29,

2 NEW STAFF Debbie Anderson – Deputy Director, ESE Deborah Ray – Coordinator of Compliance, ESE 2

3 GRADE LEVEL CONTACT – YOUR PERSON TO CALL!! Debbie Anderson - Elementary School Contact Linda Novota – Middle School Contact Deborah Ray – High School Contact 3

4 2014 – HIGHLIGHTS IN ESE ESE Student Academic Gains vs Compliance Diploma Pathways – SB 850 NO SPECIAL DIPLOMA OPTION – SB 850 EBD infrastructure district-wide 4

5 ESE  GE! RESEARCH National Longitudinal Transition Study – 11,000 students w/ range of disabilities Increased time with non-disabled peers resulted in: *Higher academic gains *Fewer absences *Fewer behavior referrals *Better outcomes after high school in employment & independent living skills 5

6 ESE ACADEMIC GAINS 41.7% (GE classes) Gain - math vs 34% (ESE classes) Gain Reading similar gains Intellectually Disabled Students - 50% Gain (GE classes) vs 37.7% (ESE classes) 40% Gain (GE classes) vs 29.5% (ESE classes) 6

7 INCLUSION Collaborative Teaching – General term – two teacher instructing in the same classroom with any kind of model Support Facilitation – Formal definition Support for a specific group of ESE students Certification – ESE only Co-Teaching – Formal definition- NEED TO MOVE TOWARD THIS! Specific certification – ESE and GE Co-planning - ALL students in class Co-teaching – ALL students in class Co-assessing – ALL students in class 7

8 REVERSE INCLUSION – GE  ESE! GE students move into an ESE classroom Significant disabilities – higher levels of interaction w/ typically developing peers ESE students gain better communication skills ESE make academic gains Teaches GE students tolerance and acceptance of disabilities Takes away the fear factor Helps lower performing GE students to practice their skills! MAKES US ALL BETTER HUMAN BEINGS! 8

9 7000 LEVEL ESE COURSEWORK! 7000 Level classes - Personnel Allocations Course Codes Numbered course codes Prek ESE Courses Numbered course codes Elementary ESE Courses Numbered course codes Middle ESE Courses Numbered course codes High School Courses 9

10 ENDING ON TWO POSITIVE NOTES! 10

11 HB 7031 – FIX IT BILL!! Not Mr. Emerson – although, he would fix it if you asked him ! Coercion language – discouraging parents from bringing persons of their choice to meetings and accompanying paperwork - ESE Only! 11

12 REMEMBER SB 1108 ! 20 hours of ESE training required - Recertification of Teaching Certificate! EVERYONE holding a TEACHING CERTIFICATE must complete! Within five year recertification period! Even.... Mr. Wyrosdick!! EVERYONE! Except ME! I’m retiring! 12

13 HAVE A GREAT YEAR!! 13


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