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Free Powerpoint Templates Page 1 Free Powerpoint Templates BEESS Support for Assistive Technology Leanne Grillot, BEESS Program Specialist
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 2 NASDSEs ESEA Reauthorization Principles -If the principles of RtI and UDL are applied in classroom instruction and assessments, then there is no need to continue the current carve out for 2% of students with disabilities to take an alternate assessment based on modified academic achievement standards. - However, until such time as UDL and RtI are fully implemented nationwide, NASDSE believes that the ESEA should permit this 2% carve out in the ESEA regulations.
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 3 PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Florida is one of 12 Governing Board States. There are now 24 total participating states. Goals of PARCC – 1.Build a pathway to college and career readiness for all students 2.Create better assessments 3.Support educators in the classroom 4.Make better use of technology in assessments
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 4 -PARCC will leverage emerging technology in assessments, bringing K-12 assessments into the 21st century -The assessment data will be shared via real-time reports with educators, parents and other stakeholders so they can all be armed with the data they need to ensure students stay on track to graduation -Full administration of PARCC assessments begin September 2014 Make better use of technology in assessments
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 5 Free Powerpoint Templates How FDLRS Tech helps - monitor assessment techniques for students who access learning through technology
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 6 - At least one course required for high school graduation to be completed through online learning -Requires all statewide end-of- course assessments to be adminstrated online beginning with the 2014-15 school year House Bill 7197 Digital Learning
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 7 Free Powerpoint Templates How FDLRS Tech helps - Assist schools in determining accessibility for online learning -get prepared for online testing
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 8 House Bill 1255 Education Accountability Assistive Technology Devices - If IEP team makes a recommendation that a student with a disability receive an assistive technology assessment, that assessment must be completed within 60 school days after the teams recommendation.
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 9 Is consideration the same assessment/evaluation? Ask the IEP team: What is it we want this student to do that he/she isnt able to do because of his/her disability? Would assistive technology enable this student to meet this goal?
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 10 Any service that directly assists a student with a disbility in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. This term includes: The evaluation of the needs of a student with a disability, including a functional evaluation of the student in the students customary environment. What is an assistive technology assessment (evaluation)?
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 11 IEP team meeting decision Must have informed parental consent This is considered a reevaluation This does not apply to section 504 What does the 60 school-days timeline mean?
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 12 The IEP team must consider the request What if a parent requests an assistive technology assessment (evaluation)?
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 13 Free Powerpoint Templates How FDLRS Tech helps Get the word out Be the model Support the IEP team members
Free Powerpoint Templates Page 14 - PHASE I, 2008-2011: Problem Solving and RtI -PHASE II, 2011-2016: MTSSS Multi-tiered System of Student Supports MTSSS